Henry VIII (1509-47), Testoon, third coinage, Tower mint, mintmark lis, beaded linear circles both sides, crowned bearded bust of King facing wearing mantle with collar of fur, Latin legend reads HENRIC VIII DI GRA ANG FRA Z HIB REX. Rev, crowned h to left and r to right divided by large crowned Tudor rose, legend surrounds POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREVM MEVM, 7.00g (N.1841; S.2364).
Edge chip, otherwise about extremely fine for issue, a distinct portrait, cabinet toning, pleasing.
Ex Seaby bulletin February 1962, Item 4217
Purchased Spink 1967
Ex Broadstairs collection