Edward VI (1547-53), Crown, 1551

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Edward VI (1547-53), Crown, Third period, fine silver issue, 1551, King on horseback right with upright sword, date below, wire line and beaded inner circles surrounding with legend and beaded…
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Description

Edward VI (1547-53), Crown, Third period, fine silver issue, 1551, King on horseback right with upright sword, date below, wire line and beaded inner circles surrounding with legend and beaded border initial mark y (Southwark) both sides, legend surrounds :EDWARD VI DG AGL FRANC Z HIBER REX. Rev, quartered shield over long cross fourchée, legend reads POSVI DEV AD IVTOREM MEYM, 30,71g (S.2478; N.1933; Lingford dies A/9).

Some rim striking flaws to the edges (documented in the coins provenance trail) nevertheless an absolutely superb horseman struck with precision and detail, seldom seen on this issue. Near extremely fine, thus rare.

Ex. Sotheby’s 8th November 1937

Ex. ‘The Willis Collection’ Part I ‘Edward III to the Commonwealth’ Wednesday 5th June 1991

Specification

Period 1547 - 1553
Date 1551
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

Edward VI

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Y – Southwark

References S.2478; N.1933; Lingford dies A/9
Weight 30.71 g

Provenance

Ex. Sotheby’s 8th November 1937
Ex. ‘The Willis Collection’ Part I ‘Edward III to the Commonwealth’ Wednesday 5th June 1991

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