Starting price: 1380 GBP
Price realized: 3900 GBP
UNITED KINGDOM. Elizabeth II, 1952-.
Gold 5 pounds (crown), 2009. Royal Mint. Proof.
Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of King Henry VIII. The second Tudor monarch, Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death on 28 January 1547, the first ever English King of Ireland (from 15 February 1542) and had a nominal claim to the Kingdom of France.
Fourth crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right; IRB below; ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 2009. Design by Ian Rank-Broadley. / Facing full length portrait of King Henry VIII flanked by the letters 'H' and 'R' for "Henricus Rex", all within cinquefoil border signifying the five petal Tudor rose (the Romans called this the "Rose of Venus"); '· THE ACCESSION OF HENRY VIII 1509 ·' around above, 'FIVE POUNDS' below. Design by John Bergdahl. Edge milled.
Comes with the original box as issued by the Mint and the certificate of authenticity (COA). In secure plastic holder, graded NGC PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO, certification number 6028239-016.
NGC Census in this grade: 0, equal-finest graded.
Reference: S-L20 (was 4565)
Diameter: 38.61 mm.
Thickness: 2.89 mm.
Weight: 39.9403 g. (AGW=1.1777 oz.)
Composition: 917.0/1000 Gold.
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