Silver Halfgroat of King Henry VIII Cardinal Thomas Wolsey

Silver Halfgroat of King Henry VIII Cardinal Thomas Wolsey

Code: 11652

£195.00 Approx $265.67, €218.86
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This is a Tudor silver halfgroat of King Henry VIII, minted at York between 1526 - 1530 AD. The obverse bears a young portrait of Henry. The reverse T.W. beside the royal arms, these initials denote the coin was struck under the authority of the Church - in this case, Cardinal Thomas Wolsey who has even included his Cardinals hat below. It is a nice and toned example, in at least fine condition for type.

DENOMINATION: Halfgroat

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1526 - 1530 AD.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.17 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink - 2346