HENRY VIII GOLD ANGEL
Henry VIII Fine Gold Angel, First coinage (1509-26)
Obverse: St Michael slaying dragon, halo breaks inner beaded circle, mint mark crowned portcullis with chains both sides, with Latin legend and beaded border surrounding: hEnRIC’x VIII9x DI’x GRA’x REX’x AGL’x Zx FRxx
Reverse: Ship sailing right, quartered shield of arms at centre, h and rose either side of cross above, with Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding: PERx CRVCE’x TVA’x SALVAx nOSx XPE’x RED’
30 mm in diameter, 5.1 grams.