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Tudor Coins for Sale

The Tudors reigned from 1485 to 1603. Purchase reasonable grade coins at great prices. Postage will be added at checkout unless stated.

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Henry VII Silver Half Groat, Canterbury Mint

 

1504-9 profile portrait type, bust of king right, martlet mint mark.

 

S2261 Reasonable portrait, clip to edge

Reverse: Flat-topped shield of arms with long cross

 

20mm, 1.18g

 

 

£80 (P&P free to UK, other locations please ask first)

Henry VIII, Posthumous Half Groat, Bristol Mint,

1547-51

 

?WS mint mark to reverse, S2413

Reverse

Fine, S2413

19mm, 0.88g

 

 

£90 (P&P free)

 

Edward VI, AR Shilling, 1551-53

 

Tun initial mark. Weak strike to

obverse, reverse better.

Facing portrait with rose to left and value to right.

 

S2482

32mm, 5.69g

 

 

 

  £90 (+P&P, non-UK locations ask first)

Mary I (1553-1554) Silver Groat, In Her Own Name, Pomegranate Mint Mark

 

This Mary is Henry VIII's daugther, not to be confused with Mary Queen of Scots, she was also known as 'Bloody Mary'. 

 

Obverse: Crowned bust of Mary, left, MARIA D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI

 

Reverse: Flat-topped shield of arms, VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA (Truth is the daughter of time), pomegranate mint mark in legend

24mm, 1.68g

Grade: Fine/AVF, small hole implies the coin was attached to clothing as a touch piece or to show allegiance. Weak portrait but discernible, many of these coins were poorly struck.

£65 SOLD

Philip and Mary, Shilling, 1554

 

Obverse: Facing busts of Philip and Mary, crown and date above, PHILIP Z MARIA D G R ANG FR NEAP PR HISP

 

 

Reverse: POSUI MUS DEUM ADIUTOREM NOSTRUM, oval garnished shield with arms of Spain and England. 

Ref: S2500, N1967

Grade: A nice example of this often weakly struck coin. Both portraits of Philip of Spain (her husband) and Mary.

 

  £300 (+P&P, non UK locations please ask first)

Henry VII, Half Groat, York, Archbishop Savage, Martlet MM, 1502-9

 

Obverse: Crowned bust facing, double arched crown, no tressure, keys at neck

 

Reverse: CIVITAS EBORACI (York)

19mm, 1.4g

Grade: VF, but some loss to edge.

Prov: ex Morton & Eden

 

 

 

£120 SOLD

Henry VII, Silver Half Penny, London, Lis MM, 1487

 

 

 

Obverse: Crowned bust facing

Rev: long cross with three pellets in each quarter although one has been flattened or weak die fault.

Ref: S2245

Grade: AVF, some loss to edges.

10mm, 0.38g

Prov: ex TimeLine 

 

£50 SOLD

 

Henry VII, AR Sovereign Penny, Archbishop Rotherham, 1485-1509

 

S2238 York mint, Archbishop Rotherham with two pillars to throne. Weak strike or worn. Pierced for touch-piece? 

Reverse has two keys below the shield.

 

 

 

   £25 SOLD

 

Edward VI, Shilling, 2nd Issue ?Canterbury 1549

 

Reasonable portrait of profile bust. Uncertain mint mark, but probably 'T', bust type 3 or 4.

 

 

Oval garnished shield dividing E & R.

 

30mm, 5.18g 

 

 

  £200 (+P&P)  SOLD

Henry VIII, Posthumous Issue, Struck in the Reign of Edward VI, Groat, Canterbury

 

Bust type 6, S2408, no mint mark.

 

Reverse, no date, 1547-51.

25mm, 2.14g

Fine, struck off centre.

 

 

£80 SOLD

 

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