England (1422-27) groat S-1835
This specimen was lot 70631 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $132. The catalog description noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Groat, ND (ca. 1422-27). London Mint. Henry VI (First Reign) (1422-61). PCGS EF-40 Secure Holder. Annulet issue, pierced cross mintmark. Good strike with nice remaining detail. Toned." This type was struck in London (shown here) and Calais (S-1836) along with a half groat and silver penny. The Calais issue is more available than the London issue.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: S-1835; North-1423.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
- Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.