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17 Feb, 2001
Introduction to the 'Three Crown' Coinage of Henry VII
The Early 'Three Crown' Coinage (1485-87)
Henry VII - Three Crown Groat - Type I
Henry VII persisted with the three crown coinage in Ireland for some ten years while introducing a more sophisticated profile coinage in England.
The three crown coinage consisted of groats (fourpence) halfgroats, pennies and halfpennies. The smaller denominations being scarce.
A Geraldine Issue 'Three Crowns' Groat of Henry VII - 1487
A Geraldine Issue 'Three Crowns' Groat of Henry VII - 1487 (2)