E-Auction 36 Lot 101

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The "key" hammered coin in the English monarch series

E-Auction 36 Lot 101

Edward IV/V. 1483. AR groat. 3.03 gm. 24 mm. Half sun and rose (SR1) i.m. February-June 1483. Facing crowned bust, no pellet beneath. +EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC / POSVI DEVM A DIVTOR E MEVM around; CIVI TAS LON DON around central circle, long cross with three pellets in each angle. S. 2146 A. N. 1672. Good Fine; some clipping, key elements present; a few old surface marks.

The Freeman Craig Sr. Collection. Ex C. Wolfe 1984.

The half-sun-and-rose i.m. succeeded the cinquefoil i.m. that ended on February 12, 1483, and was used during the short "reign" of Edward V, (April 9, 1483 to June 26, 1483).

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