A New Obverse Variety of Henry V Halfpenny for Withers Type 9 – Alex Bliss

‘Page 28 of the Galata ‘small change’ guide to halfpennies of Henry IV, V and VI currently lists different two obverse legends for Henry V type 9. Whereas the standard issue usually reads: +hENRIC REX ANGL, there is also a less common variety (9a) inscribed: +hENRC REX ANGLIE F. However, this article describes two newly-discovered examples representing an apparently unrecorded second variety of the main type (provisionally assigned 9b). On these two pieces, the obverse instead reads: +hENRIC REX ANGLIE.’

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