Henry VI, First Reign Gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence
Annulet issue, (C.1422-30). York Mint, Mint mark Fleur de lis
Obverse: King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, Lis at stern, annulet by sword arm, lis after King's name, small trefoils stops in legend, with beaded inner and outer circle and Latin legend surrounding: h EnRIC⚜ DI:. GRA':. REX:. AnGL':. Z:. FRAnC':. DnS:. hyB'
Reverse: h at centre, ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in angles, all within beaded and linear tressure of eight arcs, annulet in upper right spandrel, large fleurs in other spandrels, annulet stops within the Latin legend surrounding: +Ih'C*AVT'o TRAnSIEnSo PERo mEDIVmo ILLORV'o IBAT
Schneider 302A; N.1416; S.1804.
6.2 grams, 33 mm in diameter.
A very rare coin being from the York mint, which only produced this coin for one year. A touch weak in places as often the case for this type, however showing a good portrait of the king and a clear Lis for York by the stern, Practically extremely fine for the issue.
*The York Mint struck gold coins for the first time ever in this reign from 12th August 1423 to 14th August 1424.
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