Henry IV or Henry V, Groat, class A, London, mm. pierced cross pattée with central pellet, ‘emaciated’ bust, nine arcs to tressure, large fleurs on all cusps, quatrefoils after henric and posvi, saltire after tas, 3.36g/10h (Stewartby p.323; N 1385; S 1759). Ghosting of reverse cross on obverse, otherwise very fine, very rare £2,000-£2,600
This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Collection of British Coins Formed by the Late Ray Inder.
Provenance: Bt L. Bennett February 2015.
The coins of class A and B, traditionally attributed to Henry V, are now thought to be from the light coinage of Henry IV, c. 1412-13 (Stewartby p.276ff)