Henry VIII (1509-1547), Posthumous coinage, Groat, Tower, mm. grapple on rev. only, bust 6, Lombardic lettering on obv., Roman on rev., reads henric viii, roses in forks, lozenge stops on obv., none on rev., 2.06g/3h (Whitton (d) var.; N 1871 var.; S 2403 var.). Scratched on face, otherwise about fine; possibly the only known specimen £400-£500
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, English Coins from the Collection of the late Dr John Hulett.
Provenance: R.A. Shuttlewood Collection, Spink Auction 151, 15 March 2001, lot 194; bt M.C.S. Rasmussen May 2007