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The Silver Coins of England

Edward Hawkins, 1841
Mint Marks - Edward V and Richard III

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Edward V.

Boar's head ? see page 278.

Richard III.

Groats.

London.
Boar's head. p. 118.
Boar's head, rev. rose and sun united. p. 118.
Rose and sun united. p. 118.
Rose and sun united, pellet under head p. 118.

Half groat.

London.
Rose and sun united. p. 118.
Boar's head ? p. 118.

Pennies.

Durham.
Lis, S on breast. p. 119.

York.
Rose and sun. p. 119.
Boar's head. p. 119.
Boar's head, T and key at sides of neck. p. 119. (359).
Rose, T and key at sides of neck. p. 119.

Halfpenny.

London.
Rose and sun. p. 119. (360).
Boar's head. p. 119.
Cross. p. 119.

The boar's head has been already mentioned as the peculiar badge of Richard III., from which he was described as "the wretched, bloody, and usurping boar." The rose and sun are the usual badges of his house, but combined by him into one badge.

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