Coin - Noble, Henry VI, England, 1422-1427 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 222

Gold coin; Denomination: Noble
York Mint
Henry VI (1422-1461)

Standard type A, annulet by sword arm, Lis above stern of ship
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 33 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.931 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1422-1427 AD
Denomination: Noble
Obverse Description: The King, crowned, wearing armour and holding a sword (annulet in field to left of sword) and a shield quartered with the arms of England and France, standing facing on a ship at sea, lis over stern; around, HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HIB.
Reverse Description: At the centre a compartment containing the letter h over a floriated cross with a lis at the end of each arm, in each angle of the cross, a lion passant guardant below a crown; all set within a tressure of eight arches; around, (Lis) IHC AVT TRANSIENS PER MEDIVM ILLORV IBAT (translation: but Jesus passing through the midst of them went His way; from Luke iv, 30).
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: King Henry VI, England, Great Britain
Mint: York (Mint)
References: North 1416
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.59, no.1416 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, p.189, no.1804 Pages

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