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A contemporary forgery of a third coinage or posthumous issue Southwark groat of Henry VIII. The metal is copper alloy, which would originally have been tinned or silvered, but the surface coating has now been lost to wear.
Circa 1544 - 1551
Tinned copper alloy
Crowned bearded bust facing.
HE[NRIC 8] D G AGL FRA Z [HIB REX]
Long cross fourchée over square-topped royal shield.