Mintmarks & Symbols

    MINTMARKS AND OTHER SYMBOLS  Please scroll to the bottom for the symbolic images
    1 Edward III. Cross 1 (Class 45 Slipped Trefoil. James 1(1). 91 A Crowned Leopard’s Head
    B+C). 46 Slipped Trefoil. James 1(2). w ith collar (Edw. VI).
    2 Edward III. broken Cross 1 47 Quatrefoil. 92 1 ion.
    (Class D). 48 Saltire. 93 Lion rampant.
    3 Edward 111. Cross 2 (Class El 49 Pineeone. 94 Martlet.
    4 Edward III. Cross 3 (Class (il 50 Leaf t-muscle. Hen. VI1. 95 Muscle.
    5 Cross Potent (Edw. Ill 51 Leaf 1 -trefoil. Hen. VI). 96 Negro’s 1 lead.
    Treaty 1 52 Arrow. 97 Ostrich’s Head.
    6 Cross Puttee (Edw. Ill Post 53 Pheon. 98 P in brackets.
    Treaty Rich. Ill). 54 A. 99 Pall.
    7 (a) Plain of Greek Cross. 55 Annulet. 100 Pear.
    (hi Cross Moline. 56 Annulet-w ith-pellct. 101 Plume.
    8 Cross Palonce. 57 Anchor. 102 Plume. Aberystwyth and
    9 Cross Fleuree. 58 Anchor & B. Bristol.
    10 Cross Calvary (Cross on 59 Flower & B. 103 Plume. Oxford.
    steps 1. 61) Bell. 104 Plume. Shrewsbury.
    II Long Cross Fitchee. 61 Book. 105 Lis.
    12 Short Cross Fitchee. 62 Boar’s Head (earls Richard 106 Lis.
    13 Restoration Cross (Hen. VI I. III). 107 Portcullis.
    14 Latin Cross. 63 Boar’s Head (later Richard 108 Portcullis, Crowned.
    15 Voided Cross (Henry VI). III). 109 Sceptre.
    16 Saltire Cross. 64 Boar’s Head.Charles I. 110 Sunburst.
    17 Cross and 4 pellets. 65 Acorn (a) Hen. VIII III Swan.
    I8 Pierced Cross. (b) Elizabeth. 112 R in brackets.
    19 Pierced Cross & pellet. 66 Bow. 113 Sword.
    20 Pierced Cross & central 67 Br. (Bristol. Chas. 1). 114 T (Henry VIII).
    pellet. 68 Cardinal’s Hat. 115 TC monogram.
    21 Cross Crosslet. 69 Castle (Henry VIII). 116 WS monogram.
    22 Curved Star (rayant). 70 Castle with H. 117 y or Y.
    23 Star. 71 Castle (Chas. 1). 118 Dragon (Henry VII).
    24 Spur Rowel. 72 Crescent (a) Henry VIII 119 (a) Triangle
    25 Mullet. (b) Elizabeth. (b) Triangle in Circle.
    26 Pierced Mullet. 73 Pomegranate. (Mary; Henry 120 Sun (Parliament).
    27 Eglantine. Vlll’s is broader). 121 Uncertain mark.
    28 Sun (Edw. IV). 74 Coronet. 122 Grapple.
    29 Mullet (Henry V). 75 Crown. 123 Tun.
    30 Pansy. 76 Crozier (a) Edw. Ill 124 Wool pack.
    31 Heraldic Cinquefoil (Edw. (b) Hen. VIII. 125 Thistle.
    IV). 77 Ermine. 126 Figure 6 (Edw. VI).
    32 Heraldic Cinquefoil (James 78 Escallop (Hen. VII). 127 Floriated cross.
    1). 79 Escallop (James 1). 128 Lozenge.
    33 Rose (Edw. IV). 80 Eye (in legend Edw. IV). 129 Billet.
    34 Rosette (Edw. IV). 81 Eye (Parliament). 130 Plume. Bridgnorth or
    35 Rose (Chas. 1). 82 Radiate Eye (Hen. VII). late declaration
    36 Catherine Wheel. 83 Gerb. 131 Two lions.
    37 Cross in circle. 84 Grapes. 132 Clasped book.
    38 Halved Sun (6 rays) & Rose. 85 Greyhound’s Head. 133 Cross pommee.
    39 Halved Sun (4 rays) & Rose. 86 Hand. 134 Bugle.
    40 Lis-upon-Half-Rose. 87 Harp. 135 Crowned T (Tournai.
    41 Lis-upon-Sun & Rose. 88 Heart. Hen VIII)
    42 Lis-Rose dimidiated. 89 Helmet. 136 An incurved pierced cross
    43 Lis-issuant-from-Rose. 90 Key.
    44 Trefoil. 91 Leopard’s Head.
    The reign listed after a mintmark indicates that from which the drawing is taken. A similar mm. may have been used in another reign and will be found in the chronological list at the beginning of each reign.

     

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