Silver Groat (4d) of King Henry VI (1422-61), first reign, Groat, Calais mint, annulet issue (1422-30)
Obverse inscription: +HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC "Henry By The Grace of God King of England and France"
Obverse description: facing crowned bust, annulet on either side of neck, saltire stops.
Reverse inscription: +POSVI DEVM A DIVTOR E MEVM / VILLA CALISIE. "I have made God my helper / Town of Calais"
Reverse description: long cross fourchee, trefoil of pellets in angles, annulets in two quarters.
DENOMINATION: Groat (4d)
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Henry VI
DATE: 1422 - 1461 AD (this coin was minted between 1422 - 1430 AD)
SIZE: 25mm diameter
WEIGHT: 3.5 grams
ATTRIBUTION: S.1836; N.1427
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection in Abergele, Wales.
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