Silver coin, Denomination, Groat
Royal Mint, London
Edward IV, Second reign, (1471-1483)
The groat was a fourpence coin. The date of coin production can be ascertained by the use of initial marks (also called mint marks abbreviated as mm).
A crowned bust of the King facing within a tressure of nine arches; around, (mm large annulet) EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
A long cross pattee dividing the legend, three pellets in each arm; around in two concentric circles, (mm small annulet) POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM - CIVITAS LONDON (translation: I have made God my helper - City of London).
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 3.16 g (Weight)
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[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.