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1544-47 Henry VIII Southwark Mint Half Sovereign

£2,800

Henry VIII (1509-47) , third coinage (1544-7), Half Sovereign, mm. S (1544-47), Souythwark mint, crowned and robed facing king on throne holding orb and sceptre, rev. lion and dragon supporting crowned shield of arms at centre (S.2296)

Struck on a neat round flan, typical weakness of strike on the coin, however a pleasant example with a good amount of eye appeal. Good fine and rare

Provenance

Accompanied by an old handwritten retail ticket from Baldwins Prices 4 guineas

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