Edward VI Half Sovereign EF with brilliance

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Edward VI (1547-53), Half-Sovereign, Southwark mint, second period, mintmark Y, bare-headed bust facing right, legend surrounds SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EVM, rosett e stops. Rev, crowned and garnished quartered oval shield…
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Edward VI (1547-53), Half-Sovereign, Southwark mint, second period, mintmark Y, bare-headed bust facing right, legend surrounds SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EVM, rosett e stops. Rev, crowned and garnished quartered oval shield dividing E to the left, R to the right, legend surrounds EDWARD VI D’G’AGL’FRA Z HIB’ REX, lozenge stops, 5.52g (N.1908; S.2435; Schneider 686).

An undeniably attractive piece, pleasing portrait with superbly detailed hair in the Kings portrait. Complete with an old accompanying Spink ticket which mentions Y over arrow on obverse, in relation to the mintmark.

Ex M. Rasmussen List 6, Lot 126. Spring 2004
Ex Spink

Specification

Period1547 - 1553 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Half Sovereigns

Coin Ruler

Edward VI

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Southwark

ReferencesN.1908; S.2435; Schneider 686
Weight5.52 g

Provenance

Ex M. Rasmussen List 6, Lot 126. Spring 2004
Ex Spink

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