Medieval Gold Angel of King Edward IV

Code: 10773

£2,250.00
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This is wonderful medieval English gold Angel, minted in London between 1471 - 1483. It was struck at the Tower of London during the reign of King Edward IV (Second Reign) during the Wars of the Roses. This coin bears the Mintmark of a heraldic cinquefoil giving us a more precise date of 1480 - 1483.  

Obverse: EDWARD’x DEI GRA’x REX A n GL’x Z FRAnC, (Edward by the grace of God, King of England France) St Michael killing the dragon with a lance, one foot on the dragon, beaded circle surrounding, initial mark heraldic cinquefoil

Reverse: PER CRVCEM TVA’ SALVA n OS XPC’ REDEMPT ("By Thy cross, save us, O Christ, our Redeemer ) ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, E to left, rose to right.

One small rim split, dig between Angel legs, otherwise very fine, lightly toned. 

EX GRANTHAM COINS (purchased 13 July 1989 )

EX BALDWINS AUCTION 90, SEPTEMBER 2014, LOT 1517

DENOMINATION: Angel

CULTURE: Medieval England

MONARCH: Edward IV

DATE: 1480- 1483 A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold

SIZE: 27mm dia

WEIGHT: 5.1 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 2091

Medieval Gold Angel of King Edward IV