FAQs

What makes a coin valuable?

Plus Icon

I have coins to sell, what’s the next step?

Plus Icon

How will my purchases be shipped?

Plus Icon

What happens if I’m not entirely happy with my purchase?

Plus Icon
HM32456

Edward VI gold Sovereign mint mark Tun, Ex Sheffield and Law Collections XF45

Regular price £30,000
Regular price Sale price £30,000

Edward VI (1547-53), gold Sovereign, third period (15th December 1550-6th July 1553), second coinage (from 5th October 1551) struck in crown gold of 22 carat at Twenty Shillings face value, Tower Mint I and II, crowned armoured half-length figure of King right, holding orb and sceptre, linear and beaded circles surrounding with Latin legend both sides, initial mark tun both sides, :E'DWARD; VI: D': G': AGL': FRA; Z: hIBER': REX:, rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, crowned lion supporter to left, dragon supporter to right, ER on banner below, .IhS; AVTEm. TRAnSIE; PER mEDI; ILLORV; IBAT., weight 11.17g (Schneider 692; N.1927; S.2450). Well struck on a broad flan, some tiny pits and surface marks mainly in fields, otherwise more evenly struck than usual,has been graded and slabbed by NGC as XF45, rare as such and very desirable.

NGC 6769147-002.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Edward the Sixth, by the Grace of God, King of England, France and Ireland"; and on the reverse "But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way" taken from the Bible.

Provenance:

Ex Spink & Son, London by private treaty.

Ex Sheffield Collection, Spink Noble Australia, Auction 43, 17th November 1994, Lot 2689, illustrated on colour plate.

Ex Thos. H Law Collection, Stacks Bowers Chicago Auction, 13th August 2013, Lot 20083, sold for $17,000 hammer.

No reviews yet

FAQs

What makes a coin valuable?

Plus Icon

I have coins to sell, what’s the next step?

Plus Icon

How will my purchases be shipped?

Plus Icon

What happens if I’m not entirely happy with my purchase?

Plus Icon
1 of 4