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Ed VI Posthumous Henry VIII coinage S.6489 - 3 Pence

ID Number: 110
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6489; DF 219
Grade: about Fine or worse
Weight: 1.04 g., 20 mm.
Date: 1547 - c.1550
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver 3d
Pedigree: ex Chris Denton
Ruler: Edward VI, 1547-1553
Price: $220.
Additional Details
Ed VI Posthumous Henry VIII Coinage.  Rare 3d denomination.  S.6489; DF 219.  1.04 g., 20 mm.  Posthumous old head coinage of Henry VIII, 1547-c.1550, Bust of early London Tower style facing half rt., Legend around reads, HENRICVS 8 D G A F Z HIB REX. 

Rx. Arms on long cross, legend around reads, CIVI / TAS / DVB / LINIE.  

Not a particularly sophisticated grade, portrait discernible though weak.  Legends retain clarity.  Rare.  $220.

ex John Van Vranken collection privately
ex Chris Denton, c.1985 
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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