Silver coin; Denomination: Groat
Calais Mint
Henry VI, First Reign (1422-1461)
Annulet issue

A groat is a fourpence coin

Obverse Description

A crowned bust of the King facing within a tressure of nine arches, an annulet on each side of neck; around, (mm cross II) HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC (Z FR worn)

Reverse Description

A long cross pattee dividing the legend, three pellets in each arm two of which contain an annulet; around in two concentric circles, (mm worn) POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM - VILLA CALISIE (annulet after POSVI) (translation: I have made God my helper - town of Calais)

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