HENRY VIII, GOLD GEORGE NOBLE

HENRY VIII, GOLD GEORGE NOBLE

Code: 10860

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Henry VIII Gold George Noble of six shillings and eight pence
Second coinage (1526-1544), Tower mint London, mintmark rose. 
Obverse: Ship sailing right with double-rose (Tudor rose), the mast dividing H and K for Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, with Latin legend surrounding: * HENRIC’x D’xx G. R’xx AGL x Z x FRANC’x DNS’x HIBERI’ Reverse: St. George armoured on horseback slaying the dragon, with Latin legend surrounding containing double saltire stops: TALI xx DICA xx SIGNOxx MES’ FLVCTVARI xx NEQVIT x *
4.53 grams, 28 mm in diameter.
N.1785/1; S.2270; Schneider Volume I, 576.
Struck on a full flan, a slight crease running across the flan, some light marks, otherwise fine and a very rare coin. 

Provenance:

Ex. Spink of London, Auction 16021, October 2016 (Lot 977).
Ex. C. J. Martin Coin List, July 1998 (Number H96).
Ex. T. W. J.D. Dupree Collection, purchased by Spink in 1989.