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    EDWARD VI FINE SILVER ISSUE SHILLING, MINT MARK TUN

    EDWARD VI FINE SILVER ISSUE SHILLING, MINT MARK TUN

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    Edward VI, Fine Issue Silver Shilling (1547-1553)
    Fine Silver issue, 1551-1553
    Tower mint, London, mint mark: Tun
    Obverse: Crowned facing bust of the young King, Rose in left field, value XII in right, with beaded inner and outer circles (both sides) and Latin legend surrounding: EDWARD VI D’ G’ AGL’ FRA’ Z HIB’ REX
    Reverse: Coat-of-arms with long cross fourchée, with Latin legend surrounding: POSVI DEV’ ADIVTORE’ MEV’ 
    N.1937; S.2482. 
    6.2 grams, 33 mm in diameter.
    A bold good very fine/ nearly extremely fine, struck on a large full size round flan. Very attractively toned with bluish- purple iridescent hues on the coins surface. A superb portrait, much better than usually encountered on this issue. Scarce in such a pleasing state of preservation. 

     

    Code
    10553
    Period
    Pre 1600, Middle Age, Tudor, Stuart period

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