Medieval England silver groat of king Edward IV Bristol

Medieval England silver groat of king Edward IV Bristol

Code: 12540

£140.00 Approx $177.22, €163.36
 

Silver Groat (4d) of King Edward IV (First Reign Light Coinage 1464-1470)

Obverse inscription:  EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC "Edward By The Grace of God King of England and France"

Obverse description: crowned facing bust, B on breast, quatrefoils at neck, mintmark Sun

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV A DIVTOR E MEVM, inner script VILLA BRESTOLL. "I have made God my helper / Town of Bristol"

Reverse description: long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, twin concentric legends and beaded circles surrounding.

DENOMINATION: Groat (4d)

CULTURE: Medieval England

MONARCH: Edward IV

DATE: 1461 - 1470 AD 

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 24.3mm diameter

WEIGHT: 3.11 grams

ATTRIBUTION: S.2004; N.1580

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Wirral