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Edward IV Half Ryal S1959 GVF +

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Edward IV, first Reign (1461-70), Half-Ryal, Tower, Type VII, single trefoil stops, m.m. -/crown, King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, ships rigging 3 to the left…
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Description

Edward IV, first Reign (1461-70), Half-Ryal, Tower, Type VII, single trefoil stops, m.m. -/crown, King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, ships rigging 3 to the left one to the right, quatrefoils 3/3, legend commences E | DWARD DI GRA REX ANG | Z FRANC. Rev, radiate sun in
centre of fl oriated cross, small trefoils in spandrels, crown over lion in angles, all within a tressure of eight arcs, 3.90g (S.1959; N.1554; Blunt & Whitt on, type VII; Schneider 385).

Slight unobtrusive chip at 10 o’clock, otherwise well struck with subtle golden toning, revealing all the key details of the type. Reverse, especially appealing with crisp rays merging into the ornate cross, both sides of legend legible. Bold good very fine, better in places. Scarce.

Specification

Period 1461 - 1470
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Half Ryals

Coin Ruler

Edward IV

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

-/crown

References S.1959; N.1554; Blunt & Whitt on, type VII; Schneider 385
Weight 3.90 g

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