Tag Archive for: Tudor King

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Coin 101 – GOLD HALF-SOVEREIGN (1550-1553), PCGS AU-58

Edward VI, Tudor King, 1547-1553 S-2451, N-1928 Third Period, 1550-1553, Tower Mint, London. Rare. This lovely coin offers a good image of the young monarch, very regal in his armor and crown.  
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Coin 102 – SILVER CROWN 1551, PCGS MS-62

Edward VI, Tudor King, 1547-1553 S-2478, N-1933 Third Period, 1550-1553, Tower Mint, London, "fine silver" issue. The first-ever silver crown of 5-shillings, and dated. The young king is depicted in full armor, crowned, and holding a long…
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Coin 091 – GOLD HALF-CROWN (1509-1526), PCGS MS-64+

Henry VIII, Tudor King, 1509-1547 S-2285, N-1794 Second Coinage of 1526-1544. HK uncrowned on obverse to sides of central Tudor rose crowned. Rare as a type (small gold normally circulated till well worn), extraordinarily well preserved…
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Coin 094 – GOLD CROWN OF THE DOUBLE-ROSE (1544-1547), NGC MS-64

Henry VIII, Tudor King, 1509-1547 S-2309, Third Coinage of 1544-1547. Double rose crowned on obverse, royal shield crowned on reverse. Struck at Bristol.  
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Coin 095 – SILVER GROAT (1509-1526), PCGS AU-55

Henry VIII, Tudor King, 1509-1547 S-2316, N-1762 First coinage of 1509-1526. Crowned profile facing right. Portcullis Crowned mintmark, London. This early issue used the portrait of his father (Henry VII) but was struck in Henry VIII's…
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Coin 096 – SILVER GROAT (1544-1547), PCGS AU-55

Henry VIII, Tudor King, 1509-1547 S-2369, N-1844 Third Coinage of 1544-1547. Crowned bearded bust facing slightly right. Lis mintmark, London. Most of these charming little coins perished-were melted-as Henry's money underwent continual…
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Coin 097 – GOLD SOVEREIGN (1549-1550), PCGS Extremely Fine

Edward VI, Tudor King, 1547-1553 S-2433, N-1906 Second Period, January 1549 to April 1550, Tower Mint, London. Continuing the image of his father, the boy-king is shown seated on his throne holding a golden orb and scepter, Tudor rose…
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Coin 098 – GOLD FINE SOVEREIGN (1550-1553), PCGS AU-50

Edward VI, Tudor King, 1547-1553 S-2446, N-1926 Third Period, 1550-1553, Tower Mint, London. Extremely rare. Among the rarest gold coins of this short reign, an extraordinary coin!  
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Coin 099 – GOLD ANGEL (1550-1553), PCGS AU-53

Edward VI, Tudor King, 1547-1553 S-2448, N-1931 Third Period, 1550-1553, Tower Mint, London. Extremely rare. Minted in tiny numbers, almost none have survived the ravages of the centuries.  
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Coin 100 – GOLD SOVEREIGN (1550-1553), PCGS EF-45

Edward VI, Tudor King, 1547-1553 S-2450, N-1927 Third Period, 1550-1553, Tower Mint, London. Very rare. Two "sovereigns" were minted during this brief reign, the larger "fine sovereign" valued at 30 silver shillings, and this slightly…