Medieval silver Groat of king Richard III London Sun & Rose

Medieval silver Groat of king Richard III London Sun & Rose

Code: 11844

£1,750.00 Approx $2407.15, €2049.18
 

This is a medieval silver groat (four pence) of King Richard III, minted at London between 1483 - 1485 AD.

Obverse: Facing bust of Richard within a tressure of nine arcs, an annulet either side of neck. Legend reads:  RICARDx DIx GRAx REX AnGLx Z FRAn, "Richard, by the grace of God, King of England and France."

Reverse:  Long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circles and twin concentric legend surrounding: POSVI DEVmx A DIVTOR E' mEVm "I have made God my helper," a Psalm from the Bible.: CIVI TAS LOn DOn,"City of London" double saltire stops on the inner circle.

DENOMINATION: Groat

CULTURE: Medieval England

MONARCH: Richard III

DATE: 1483 - 1485 AD

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 25mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.79 grams

ATTRIBUTION: N.1679; S.2157