Edward VI Gold Half Sovereign
In the name of Henry VIII
Tower mint - mm Arrow
North - 1865 Rare
Spink - 2391
HENRIC 8 DEI GRA AGIL FRA HIB REX. Youthful portrait of Edward VI on throne, holding orb and sceptre.
IH AVTEM TRANSIENS PER MEDIVM ILLOR IBAT. Crowned shield with lion and dragon supporters.
About very fine, well centered with full flan, weak in parts with slight wave to flan, scratch along head and above lion, edge split on R of REX, otherwise a pleasing example of this rare issue.