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TonyInMontana

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My grandpa left me this coin. I have tried for hours to i.d. it but I'm not having any luck. I find some that are similar on ebay as "hammered" but nothing like this one. Can anyone help i.d. it? Any help would be appreciated. -T

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My grandpa left me this coin. I have tried for hours to i.d. it but I'm not having any luck. I find some that are similar on ebay as "hammered" but nothing like this one. Can anyone help i.d. it? Any help would be appreciated. -T

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Henry VI 'Calais/ Trefoil Issue' Long Cross Groat 014989

Rare Henry VI 'Calais/Trefoil Issue' Long Cross Groat

Silver, 3.08 grams, 26.09 mm. Trefoil Issue; 1438-1443 AD. Obverse: crowned facing bust in tressure of arcs with trefoil to each side of neck and leaf on breast and with legend HENRIC DI GRA REX ANG Z FRANC with 'Cross Patonce' initial mark and trefoil stops after DI and GRA. Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each quadrant dividing outer and inner legends POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM CALISIE

From this site

http://www.time-lines.co.uk/henry-vi-calais-trefoil-issue-long-cross-groat-014989-24278-0.html

 

Another example here.

http://www.treasurerealm.com/coinpapers/england/coins/S1836.html

 

Nice coin.

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