Henry VI Halfpenny, Calais Mint, Annulet issue (1422-30)

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Henry VI Halfpenny, Calais Mint, Annulet issue (1422-30)

Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), silver Halfpenny, Calais Mint, annulet issue (1422-30), facing crowned portrait, annulet either side of neck, beaded circles and legend surrounding, initial mark plain cross, hEnRIC'x REXxx AnGL', rev. long cross pattee, trio of pellets in each angle, annulet at centre of two opposing trios, VIL LAxx CAL IS'xx, weight 0.48g (Withers A 3/a; N.1435; S.1849). Dark tone, some ghosting of reverse cross onto obverse, otherwise very fine.

The Latin legends translate as "Henry, King of the English" on the obverse, and on the reverse "The Town of Calais."

CG04577

£80
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