Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Canterbury Mint
Episcopal Mint, Archbishop Morton, in the name of Henry VII (1485 - 1509)

Facing bust issue (Skingley, p.212) gives the narrower date range 1495-1499. A halfgroat is a twopence coin.

Obverse Description

A crowned bust of the King facing; around (mm tun) HENRIC DI GRA REX AGLI Z FR

Reverse Description

A long cross pattee which divides the legend, three pellets in each angle; around, (mm tun) POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV CIVITAS CANTOR (Translation: I have made God my helper).

Edge Description


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