Hammered coin

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Majorpete75
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Found this hammered coin it's a bit worse of wear is it a lizzy sixpence
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A scale and better pics would be handy.
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I'd say groat or half groat, I can't tell without a scale.

I'm not an expert but I would expect one to be along shortly.
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I'll guess Henry VIII, York mint? Though just a guess. :Thinking:
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Sorry will get scale and better pic now
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Yep, looks like a Henry VIII groat, third coinage York mint to me.
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Scale of coin
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I'd say Easylife has got it, I'm crap at mint marks so won't comment on that part but looks like a Groat to me now we can see the scale.
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