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Richard II Halfgroat London, type II
Richard II (1377-99), silver Halfgroat of Twopence, type II without French title, facing crowned bust within double tressure of nine arcs, fleur on each cusp, beaded circles and legend surrounding, saltire stops, +RICARD'x DIxx GRAxx REXx AnGLIE, rev. long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circles and double concentric legends surrounding, CIVI TAS LON DON, inner legend, +POSVI DEVmxx A DIVTOR Emxx mEV, weight 2.15g (D.I.G. II - 1/5; N.1322; S.1682). A little weakly struck at centre both sides, with cross ghosting on to obverse, toned, about very fine and rare.
The Latin abbreviated legend translates as "Edward, by the grace of God, King of England and France, Lord of Ireland" and on the reverse "I have made God my helper," a Psalm from the Bible.
Ex Patrick Finn, List 18, 2000, item 155.