Edward IV (1471-83) Second Reign, Gold Angel, MS 63

Item Reference: C201013801 In Stock Share
Edward IV, second reign (1471-1483), Gold Angel of Six shillings and eight pence, mintmark Pierced Cross & Pellet (c.1477-80), archangel Michael slaying the dragon, legend surrounds EDWΛRD DEI GRΛ REX…
Read more

£13,500.00

In stock



Description

Edward IV, second reign (1471-1483), Gold Angel of Six shillings and eight pence, mintmark Pierced Cross & Pellet (c.1477-80), archangel Michael slaying the dragon, legend surrounds EDWΛRD DEI GRΛ REX ΛNGL Z FRΛNC. Rev, ship bearing shield, cross above, E and rose at sides, reads PER CRVCEM TVΛ SΛLVA NOS XPC REDEMPT, 5.13g (S.2091; N.1626; Schneider 465). As struck, the usual weakness on face, encapsulated and graded by NGC as MS63.

An imposing example with a lustrous amber yellow even tone, legends clear on both sides. The cross hatching on archangel Michael noticeably consistent and precise with a bold inner liner circle. The reverse equally impressive, showing of all the motifs of the ship and quartered coat of arms, the striations of the waves in relief, a small carbon spot at 1 o’clock. Scoring mint state 63, a considerably high mark especially for hammered Gold. A superb well centred strike on a full flan. Rare so well preserved,.

Another MS63 example sold at auction in August 2018 for £15,069 inclusive of commission.

Specification

Period 1471 - 1483
Date 1477-80
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Angels

Coin Ruler

Edward IV

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Pierced Cross & Pellet

References S.2091; N.1626; Schneider 465
Weight 5.13 g

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879
coins@baldwin.co.uk

Newsletter

Receive updates on our latest coins & medals and be the first to hear about our special offers.

Follow Us

Follow us on social media for
unmissable posts and updates…