Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
York Mint, Archbishop Edward Lee
Henry VIII (1509-1547) Second Coinage

A halfgroat is a twopence coin. This is the first issue with a portrait of Henry VIII, his first coinage continued the Henry VII image

Obverse Description

A crowned bust of the King facing right within a circle of beads; around, + (mm key) HENRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FR

Reverse Description

A shield quartered with the arms of England and France, dividing the letters EL, below a long cross fourchee; around, (mm. key) CIVITAS EBORACI

Edge Description


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