Edward VI Sovereign Third Period NGC AU53

Item Reference: C234005635 Reserved Share
Edward VI (1547-53), Sovereign of twenty-shillings, third period, mintmark tun (1551-53), half-length figure of King right, resting upright sword on shoulder, cupping orb, all contained within inner linear circle, lozenge…
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Description

Edward VI (1547-53), Sovereign of twenty-shillings, third period, mintmark tun (1551-53), half-length figure of King right, resting upright sword on shoulder, cupping orb, all contained within inner linear circle, lozenge and colon stops, legend surrounds ЄDWΛRD VI DG ΛGL FRΛ Z HIBЄR RЄX. Rev, crowned square topped shield, ER below in rectangular compartment, with lion and griffin supporters either side, legend reads IHS AVTEM TRANSIE PERMEDI ILLORV IBAT, 11.15g. (S.2450; N.1927; Schneider I, 692 var. (obv. stops; same rev. die)). About extremely fine, portrait bold and well struck. Delightful light reddish tone. Conservatively encapsulated by NGC as AU53.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection.
A very similar example encapsulated by NGC as AU55* recently hammered in a Swiss auction house for 80,000 CHF (70,677gbp).
in October 2022. Making this example at the seem somewhat very good value indeed.

Specification

Period 1547 - 1553
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Sovereigns

Coin Ruler

Edward VI

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Tun

References S.2450; N.1927; Schneider I, 692 var. (obv. stops; same rev. die)
Weight 11.15 g

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