Silver coin, Denomination, Halfgroat
Edward IV, Second Reign (1471-1483)
Clipped coin, A halfgroat is a twopence coin
A crowned bust of the King facing within a tressure of nine arches, C on breast; legend largely removed by clipping.
A long cross pattee dividing the legend, three pellets in each arm; around in two concentric circles, (mm clipped off flan) [POSVI DEVM] ADIVTOREM - CIVITAS CANTOR (translation: I have made God my helper - City of Canterbury)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
18 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.189 g (Weight)
[Book] North, J. J. 1963. English Hammered Coinage., p.75, no.1637-1638 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.