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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 VIII (1509-1547), Silver Halfgroat (2d), York, Achb. Lee, Key Mint Mark,



Obverse: Crowned bust of Henry facing right, legend around, key mint mark

Reverse: Square-topped shield with arms and long cross, LE either side of shield, key mint mark and legend around

Ref: Sear 2348, North 1807

1.26g, 17mm

Grade: Edge slightly clipped but otherwise Very Fine and dark toning, wonderful portrait, very often weak.


£190 SOLD #116

Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Silver Sixpence, Tun Mint Mark


Obverse: Crowned bust of Edward, facing forward three-quarter turn, rose to left, denomination VI to right of head, Tun mint mark, legend around.

Reverse: Square-topped shield with arms and long cross, Tun mint mark and legend around

Ref: Sear 2483, North 1938

2.88g, 26mm

Grade: Edge slightly chipped but otherwise Very Fine and dark toning, delightful portrait, very often weak.


£340 SOLD #111

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)

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.



32mm, 5.69g




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

Henry VIII, Posthumous Half Groat, Bristol Mint,



?WS mint mark to reverse, S2413


Fine, S2413

19mm, 0.88g



£90 SOLD


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 SOLD

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


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



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


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