Henry VIII Sovereign S2290 VF Good Portrait

Item Reference: C190002551 Sold Share
Henry VIII (1509-47), Sovereign, third coinage (1544-47), Tower Mint, initial mark lis both sides, facing crowned robed figure of King on ornate throne, rose below, 8 type legend with Gothic…
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Description

Henry VIII (1509-47), Sovereign, third coinage (1544-47), Tower Mint, initial mark lis both sides, facing crowned robed figure of King on ornate throne, rose below, 8 type legend with Gothic lettering, beaded border surrounding, sleeve type stops, legend reads HENRIC; 8; DI; GRA; AGL’, ++ FRANCIE; Z; HIBER’; REX; Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms, with lion and dragon supporters, HR ligatured on banner below, legend with Roman lettering and beaded border surrounding, IHS; AVTEM; TRANSIENS; PER MEDIVM; ILLORV; IBAT, 12.33g (SCH 609; N.1824; S.2290).

Weakly struck in parts though the King, a clear portrait. Bold very fine.

Specification

Period1544 - 1547
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Sovereigns

Coin Ruler

Henry VIII

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Lis

ReferencesSchneider 609; N.1824; S.2290
Weight12.33 g

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