Henry VI Noble, London Mint, Annulet Issue

World Coins - Henry VI Noble, London Mint, Annulet Issue
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Henry VI (1422-61), gold Noble, Tower Mint, Annulet Issue (c.1422-30), King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with two ropes to left, and one rope to right, annulet by sword arm, lis after King's name, small trefoils stops in abbreviated Latin legend h EnRIC+ DI:. GRA':. REX:. AnGL':. Z:. FRAnC':. DnS:. hyB', rev h at centre, ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in angles, all within beaded and linear tressure of eight arcs, annulet in upper right spandrel, large fleurs in other spandrels, initial mark pierced fleur de lis, annulet stops in abbreviated Latin legend +Ih'C*AVT'o TRAnSIEnSo PERo mEDIVmo ILLORV'o IBAT, weight 6.97g (cf.Schneider 274; N.1414; S.1799). Toned, some spade mark scrapes on reverse hence why this coin is a NGC UNC details holder, with a most pleasing portrait of the King showing his whole face clearly, with even the pupils of the eyes visible, good very fine.
 
NGC Certification 5880543-002.
The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Henry by the Grace of God, King of England and France and Lord of Ireland"; and on the reverse "But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way" taken from the Bible.
Provenance:
Ex World Wide Coins of California, Auction XV, 18th May 1989, lot 214.
Ex Richard A Jourdan Collection, Triton XXIII, CNG, New York, 14th January 2020, lot 1249.
Prix SKU: EM13460
£ 6,500.00
  • US$ 8,133.13
  • € 7,181.56
  • AUD 11,655.59
  • CHF 7,642.71
  • CAD 11,011.45

Cotation au: 07/06/20

Envoi depuis: United Kingdom