Edward VI Sovereign mm tun S2450

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Edward VI (1547-53), Sovereign, third period, 1550-1553, mintmark tun both sides, possibly over Y on reverse. Half-length figure of the king orientated to the right, wearing jewelled outer layer crown…
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£25,500.00

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Description

Edward VI (1547-53), Sovereign, third period, 1550-1553, mintmark tun both sides, possibly over Y on reverse. Half-length figure of the king orientated to the right, wearing jewelled outer layer crown and in armour, holding sword in right hand and cupping orb in left, double linear circles, legend reads :EDWARD’. VI: D’: G’. AGL’: FRA’. Z: HIBER’: REX: Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms with lion and dragon supporters flanking, ER set in cartouche below with scrolls surrounding within beaded inner linear circle, legend reads ::IHS’. AVTE’. TRANCI’. PER: MEDIV’. ILLOR’. IBAT, 11.15g (N.1927; S.2450; Schneider 691).

A splendid example of this classic issue, with rich golden toning, especially well struck in the kings armour and portrait.

Good very fine, parts nearer extremely fine, very minor scratch in obverse field, rare, with an excellent supporting provenance.

Ex Slaney Part II – 14TH May 2015, Lot 292

Specification

Coin Group

British

Denomination

Sovereigns

Coin Ruler

Edward VI

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Gold

ReferencesN.1927; S.2450; Schneider 691
Weight11.15 g

Provenance

Ex Slaney Part II – 14TH May 2015, Lot 292

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