This is a scarce Tudor silver groat of king Henry VII, minted in London between 1485 - 1487. It bears the earlier portrait, with a mintmark of a lis upon a half rose / lis upon a half sun and rose mule. This coin was struck shortly after Henry's victory over King Richard III at Bosworth in 1485. The dies used bear a Ricardian portrait with the mint mark adjusted. The coin is slightly clipped and is a recent detector find.
CULTURE: Tudor England
DATE: 1485 - 1487 A.D.
SIZE: 24mm dia
WEIGHT: 2.66 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink - 2193
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