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536840
536840.

LANCASTER. Henry VI. First reign, 1422-1461. AR Halfgroat (21.5mm, 1.94 g, 7h). Leaf-Trefoil issue. Tower (London) mint; im: cross fleury/plain cross. Struck 1436-1438. Crowned facing bust within tressure of arches; fleurs at cusps, no leaf on breast / Long cross pattée; triple pellets in quarters. Whitton, Heavy 25a; MHG 3/5; North 1489; SCBC 1902. Weak in parts of legends otherwise full. Toned. VF. Strong portrait. Very rare.


Ex I. Buck (Spink 176, 30 November 2005), lot 222; 1990 Reigate Hoard (Glendining, 8 December 1992), lot 334 (part of).