Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Edward IV, Heavy Portrait ‘Cross & Pellets’ coinage (Cork mint) 1465-66


 

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Date: c. 1465-66

Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork, mm. not clear, large rosettes by neck, rev. civi tasc orca gie·, 2.24g (S 6316, DF 118ff). About F, extremely rare

Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork

Description:

Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork

  • Weight: 2.24g
  • S. 6316; DF 118ff.
  • About fine, the mint name clear, extremely rare

Obverse:

  • Crowned facing bust within tressure of arches, with inward facing lis on cusps, mm. not clear, large rosettes by neck
  • + ЄDWΛRDVS : DЄI : GRΛ : DnS : ҺУBЄRnIЄ (double saltire stops)

Reverse:

  • Long cross pattée with trefoils in angles, additional pellets in second and third angles
  • + POSVI [DЄV]m : Λ DIVTOR • Є mЄVm / CIVI TΛSC ORCA GIЄ
  • Pellet and double saltire stops

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of York
  • Edward IV
    • First reign: 4 March 1461-3 October 1470
    • Second Reign: 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483
  • Hammered
    • Cork Mint

 


 

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