Henry VI 1st Reign AD 1422 - 61 Halfpenny
Henry VI AD 1422 to 61 Plain Issue Halfpenny
Obv:- Crowned bust facing
Initial mark Cross Fleury
hENRIC xx REX xxAnGL (Double Saltire stops)
Rev:- Long cross quartered with trefoil of pellets
CIVI TAS Lon DOn
No additional marks.
Wt = 0.57 gms
North 1453. Withers P4/a
See Halfpennies & Farthings of Henry IV,V & VI (Small Change Vol III by Paul & Bente Withers -
Published by Galata Print Ltd ISBN 0 9543162-0-7)
where the coin sequence shows that the
Plain Issue lies between the Annulet & Rosette Mascule Issues.
Originally determined to be part of the R/Mascule issue by Whitton,
Withers shows that it is a discrete issue on its' own account.
Scarce type. Bought on Ebay November 2009.