Quick Quiz #5 – Henry VI Coin Issues

To accompany my new article Henry VI Part Two, a quiz on his coins.

Coins at the time of Henry VI bore no date. The various issues of Henry VI had privy marks that serve to classify them and place them within a date range, as shown below. Here is an example, together with the various privy marks found on Henry VI coins. Additional pellets appear in some issues, next to the king’s head and in the angles of the reverse. There are 6 issues to identify in the quiz below.

Example: Leaf-Mascle

Obverse: leaf below bust, mascle after REX. Reverse: leaves after POSVI and SIE, mascle before LA

Privy Marks

Quiz

Henry VI Issues

6 Henry VI Groats. Can you identify the issue?

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Issues

Annulet 1422-1427

Rosette-Mascle 1427-1430

Pinecone-Mascle 1430-1434

Leaf-Mascle 1434-1435

Leaf-Trefoil 1435-1438

Trefoil 1438-1443

Trefoil-Pellet 1443-1445

Leaf-Pellet 1445-1454

Cross-Pellet 1454-1460

Lis-Pellet 1454-1460

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