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

Facing bust issue. A halfgroat is a twopence coin.

Obverse Description

A crowned bust of the King facing, key on each side of neck; around (mm martlett) HENRIC DI GRA REX AGLI Z FR (only the occasional letter can be seen).

Reverse Description

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

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