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Gold 1/4 Noble of King Henry VI, minted at the Tower between 1422 - 1430 AD. This coin would have circulated within England and France around the time of Joan of Arc
Obverse inscription: hENRIC DI GRA REX AnGL (Henry by the grace of God King of England)
Obverse description: quartered shield of arms within double tressure of eight arcs, legend surrounds.
Reverse inscription: EXALTABITVR In GLORIA (He shall be exalted in glory)
Reverse description: Lis in the central compartment of an ornate cross with lis terminals, lion over trefoil in each angle, all within beaded and linear tressure of eight arcs, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding, initial mark Large Fleur.
DENOMINATION: 1/4 Noble - Annulet-issue
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: Henry VI
DATE: 1422 - 1461 AD (this coin was minted between 1422 - 1430 AD)
SIZE: 19mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.61 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1810