Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Episcopal Mint, Archbishop Bainbridge, in the name of Henry VII (1485 - 1509)
Profile Issue. A halfgroat is a twopence coin.
A crowned profile bust of the King facing right; around, (mm rose) HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AGL
A shield quartered with the arms of England and France and dividing two keys, the shield is over a long cross which divides the legend, (mm. martlett) POSVI DEV ADVITOE MEV
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Archbishop Bainbridge from December 1508.
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.28 g (Weight)
[Book] North, J. J. 1963. English Hammered Coinage., p.86, no.1751 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.