Medieval silver groat of king Henry VI Calais

Medieval silver groat of king Henry VI Calais

Code: 12335

£125.00 Approx $158.23, €145.86

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.


CULTURE: Medieval England


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.