A silver, medieval, half groat of Edward IV AD.1461-1483, first reign, AD.1461-1470, Irish issue, Heavy Portrait ‘Cross and Pellets’ coinage. Dublin mint, Spink 6354 Obverse, bust of king facing with annulets beside neck, pellet on neck, [...]WAR[...]IE Reverse, Long cross with three pellets in angles, outer legend, POS[VI:/ DEV]M:/ADIVTO/RE: MEV inner legend CIVI/TAS/DVB/LIE

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

Date: c. 1465-66 Description: Edward IV. First reign, 1461-1470. Silver Half-Groat, Heavy Portrait ‘Cross and Pellets’ coinage. Waterford mint. Fine (F) Obverse: Crowned facing bust within tressure of arches, with inward facing lis on cusps, pellets in three lower spandrels Legend incomplete / worn + […]WAR[…]IE Reverse: Long cross pattée with trefoils in angles, additional pellets in…

Edward IV 1467 Irish double groat, sun & roses coinage, Dublin mint

Edward IV issues Irish coins of a lower standard (1467)

Introduction: Realising that having an Irish currency equal to English standard weights resulted in a massive drain of silver out of Ireland and, consequently, reducing the amount of coinage in circulation + causing a recession, Edward IV moved towards remedying this by announcing a new (lower intrinsic value) coinage for Ireland in 1467: double-groats (eight…