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Auction 12  21 Feb 2024
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Lot 30

Starting price: 1500 GBP
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Edward IV, second reign (1471-83), gold Half Angel of three shillings and four pence, St. Michael slaying dragon right, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding both sides, mint mark heraldic cinquefoil both sides, EDWARD DEI GRA REX AnGL, rev. ship sailing right, quartered shield upon hull, cross above, E to left, rose to right, xxOxx CRVXxx AVExx SPES* VnICAxx, 2.48g (Schneider 479 reverse, 480 obverse cf./-; N.1630 XXI; S.2093). Lightly toned with one slight crease, good fine and pleasing, rare.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Edward by the Grace of God, King of England"; and on the reverse "Hail! O Cross, our only hope."
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