Henry VIII gold Angel

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Henry VIII (1509-47), fine gold Angel of six shillings and eight pence, first coinage (1509-26), St Michael slaying dragon, halo breaks inner beaded circle, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding, initial mark crowned portcullis with chains (c.1513-26) both sides, hEnRIC'x VIII9x DI'x GRA'x REX'x AGL'x Zx FR Axx final letter beyond spear cross, rev. ship sailing right, quartered shield of arms at centre, h and rose either side of cross above, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding, PERx CRVCE'x TVA'x SALVAx nOSx XPE'x REDE', weight 5.17g (Schneider 562; N.1760; S.2265). Toned with just a few light marks, good very fine.
 
The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Henry VIII by the Grace of God, King of England and France"; and on the reverse "By Thy cross, save us, O Christ, our Redeemer".

Provenance:
Ex Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 759.
Price SKU: BM01673
£ 3,250.00
  • US$ 4,437.47
  • € 3,649.82
  • AUD 5,755.84
  • CHF 3,932.04
  • CAD 5,641.79

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