Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Episcopal Mint, Archbishop Savage, in the name of Henry VII (1485 - 1509)
Facing bust issue. A halfgroat is a twopence coin.
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).
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).
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
20 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.172 g (Weight)
[Book] North, J. J. 1963. English Hammered Coinage., p.84, no.1716 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.