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Henry VIII

Henry VIII, Silver Groat First Coinage with Father's Portrait, Castle MM,1509-1526

Obverse: Profile crowned portrait of Henry VII, Castle Mint Mark, legend HENRIC’ · VIII’ · DI’ ·  GRA' · REX · AGL’ · Z · F'

Reverse: Long cross over shield of arms, legend around

26mm, 2.97g

Grade: AVF, good portrait and nicely centred coin, if a little weak in areas.

Ref: S2316

 

 

£330 (P&P free to all locations)

Henry VIII, Silver Halfgroat, York Mint, Arch. Wolsey, 1526-1530

Obverse: Young portrait of Henry VIII in profile, legend around

Reverse: Long cross over shield of arms, legend around, TW either side of shield for Archbishop Thomas Wolsey

203mm,1.39g

Ref: S2346

Grade: F+, rweak areas, loss to edges, crack at 4 o'clock

Prov: Ex Rasmussen, previously R Sowman collection, UK

 

£55 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Henry VIII, Silver Halfgroat, Canterbury Mint, Arch. Warham, 1526-1532

Obverse: Young portrait of Henry VIII in profile, legend around, cross patonce mint mark

Reverse: Long cross over shield of arms, legend around, W A either side of shield for Archbishop Warham

19.3mm, 0.97g

Ref: S2343, N1802

Grade: AVF, reasonable portrait, section missing

Prov: Ex Hammered British Coins, previously Spink

 

£70 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Henry VIII, Silver Halfpenny, 2nd Coinage, London, c1526-1544 

Obverse: Henry crowned facing bust, legend around, (possibly arrow mint mark) h DGROSA SIE SPIA

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, (CIVI) TAS LON DON

12mm, 0.33g

Ref: S2356

Grade: Fine+ for type

 

 

£75 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Henry VIII, Silver Sovereign Penny, 2nd Coinage, Durham Mint, Trefoil Initial Mark, Bp. Wolsey, c1529

Obverse: Henry seated on throne, trefoil mint mark, H. D.G. ROSA SInE SPIA

Reverse: Long cross over royal shield, T-W either side for Bp Wolsey, CIVI TAS DVR RAM (common die error R instead of H)

16mm, 0.62g

Ref: S2352

Grade: Fine

 

£75 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Henry VIII, Silver Halfgroat, 2nd Coinage, Young Portrait, Canterbury Mint, Catherine Wheel Initial Mark, 1533

Obverse:Crowned bust facing right, HENRIC+VIII+D+G+R+AGL+Z+FRANC

Reverse: Long cross over royal shield, T - C  either side (for Archbishop Cranmer), legend around CIVI TAS CAN TOR

18.5mm, 1.32g

Ref: S2345

Grade: Fine+, worn dies and slightly double struck, wrinkled

Prov: Ex Lockdales

 

£150 ((P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #1118

Henry VIII, Silver Halfgroat, 2nd Coinage, Young Portrait, Canterbury Mint, Cross Potance/T Mint Marks, 1532

Obverse:Crowned bust facing right, Cross potance HENRIC+VIII+D+G+R+AGL+Z+FR 

Reverse: Long cross over royal shield, W-A  either side (for Archbishop Warham), legend around T CIVI TAS CAN TOR

18.5mm, 1.20g

Ref: S2343

Grade: VF, full round and well centred for type

Prov: Ex Lockdales

 

£210 SOLD

Henry VIII, Silver Groat, 2nd Coinage, Young Portrait, London Mint, Lis Initial Mark, 1526-1544

Obverse:Crowned bust facing right, HENRIC+VIII+D+G+R+AGL+Z+FRANCE

Reverse: Long cross over royal shield, saltires in cross ends, legend around

25mm, 2.52g. Ref: S2337E, N1797

Grade: AVF, good portrait for type on a weak strike, damage to reverse 

Prov: Ex Lockdales 

 

£250 (P&P FREE to UK other locations ask)

Henry VIII, Silver Groat Third Coinage, Lis Initial Mark, London, 1547-8 

Obverse: Crowned bust three-quarter turn to right, legend around

Reverse: Long cross over shield of arms, legend around.

25mm, 2.19g

Ref: S2369

Grade: Fine, debased metal, weak strike often the case for this period

Prov: Ex Locdales

 

£150 (P&P FREE to all locations) #1115

Ireland, Henry VIII Posthumous Issue, Silver Sixpence, Harp MM, 1547-1550

Obverse: Crowned bust, three-quarter turn to right, HENRIC 8 D G AG FRA Z HIB REX

Reverse: Harp mint mark, CIVI TAS DVB LINIE, long cross over shield of arms

Ref: S6488 

Grade: NVF, well centred and struck for type, good portrait, a little buckled

25mm, 2.49g

Prov: Ex Lockdales

Note: The only coins of Ireland to have the portrait of Henry VIII were those issued once his son was on the throne and therefore very rare.

 

£690 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

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