Mary Angel class II

Item Reference: C156KM059084 Sold Share
Mary, (1553-4 alone), fine gold Angel, class II / I mule, St Michael of neat style and small wings slaying dragon, tail terminates in field well below left wing tip,…
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Description

Mary, (1553-4 alone), fine gold Angel, class II / I mule, St Michael of neat style and small wings slaying dragon, tail terminates in field well below left wing tip, faint wire line circle, toothed outer border, mint mark pomegranate (1553-4) both sides within legend surrounding, inner and outer beaded circles, .maria.f. d’.g’. ang’.fra’. z:hib’.regin. rev ship sailing right, long bowsprit touches linear circle, large quartered arms, M and rose above, plain forecastles, no apparent mint mark, with excess metal both sides and with unusual legend, oabdno’ofactv oest’oistvdab est’ omirabi’o´5.03g (Schneider 720-2; N.1958; S.2490A).

Some imperfections and die flaws both sides, some excess metal both sides where extra metal has been added in striking to make up the weight of the flan, a method usually seen on Continental coins, otherwise a weak very fine and rare.

Specification

Period1553 - 1554 AD
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Angels

Coin Ruler

Mary

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Gold

ReferencesS.2490A
Weight5.03 g

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