Edward VI Tower Mint Shilling
Edward VI (1547-1553), Shilling, second period (Jan.1549-Apr.1550), Tower Mint, 80 grain weight standard at a reduced fineness of 6oz. 2dwt. date 1550 in Roman numerals on reverse, crowned bust right, bust 5, initial mark swan I both sides, rev quartered arms upon frame, E to left, R to right, 4.77g (N.1919/1; S.2466).
Dark tone, double struck on reverse, weak in parts, otherwise good fine for issue with a good residual portrait.