England (1464-70) groat

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Goldberg sale 98, lot 2871
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This specimen was lot 2871 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $246.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. Groat, ND. Edward IV, 1461-1485. Light coinage, 1464-70. Quatrefoils at neck. London mint. Mintmark, rose. Facing bust. Toned. NGC graded AU-53. WINGS." The groat (cognate of "great", meaning large) was four pence.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: S.1997.


  • 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.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.

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