Edward VI (1547-53), Crown, Fine Silver Issue, 1553/2, Third period (1550-3)

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Edward VI (1547-53), Crown, Fine Silver Issue, 1553, the 3 struck over a 2, King in full armour right with upright sword on horseback, elaborately decorated horse, date below, linear…
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Description

Edward VI (1547-53), Crown, Fine Silver Issue, 1553, the 3 struck over a 2, King in full armour right with upright sword on horseback, elaborately decorated horse, date below, linear and beaded circles surrounding, mint mark tun [Tower Mint], legend reads EDWARD VI DG AGL FRA Z HIBER REX, E of King’s name over E. Rev, long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms, circles and legend surrounding, legend surrounds POSVI DEV A DIVTOR E MEV, 30.59g (S.2478; N.1933).

Toned, some light surface marks and nicks, weak in parts, legends all legible with pleasing details in the horse and Kings armour. Bold very fine, the rarest and for these crowns, with a blue-blood provenance.

Ex. Alan Barr, Part One, Mark Rasmussen Fixed Price List, March 2004, no. 10

Ex. Spink Numismatic Circular, July-August 1986, no. 5022

Lord Rodney Smith of Marlow, second collection (acquired en bloc by Spink, 1983).

Specification

Period 1547 - 1553
Date 1553 over 2
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

Edward VI

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tun

Weight 30.52 g

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