Henry VI Noble S1824 About Extremely Fine

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Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), Noble, Pinecone-Mascle Issue (c.1431-32) Tower mint, initial mark -/ fleur de lis. King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, annulet by arm,…
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Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), Noble, Pinecone-Mascle Issue (c.1431-32) Tower mint, initial mark -/
fleur de lis. King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, annulet by arm, pinecone
stops in legend, ships rigging two ropes to left, one to right. Legend surrounds, H ENRIC DI GRA
REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HYB. Rev, h at centre, ornate cross, crown over lion in angles, lis above
lion’s head in second quarter, within beaded and linear tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels,
legend surrounds +IHC’ AVT TRANCIENS PER MEDIVVM ILLORVM IBAT, pinecone-mascle stops,
6.90g (S.1824; N.1457; Schneider 324).

Well struck on a broad flan, especially well detailed in the precision to the Kings portrait and ship. Beautifully toned, reading MEDIVVM on reverse (Whitt on 29b variant), a very rare piece in the first reign coinage of Henry VI, with much eye appeal. About extremely fine for issue.

Specification

Period1422 - 1461
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Nobles

Coin Ruler

Henry VI

Country

England

Coin House

House of Lancaster

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

-/ fleur de lis

ReferencesS.1824; N.1457; Schneider 324
Weight6.9 g

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