English Gold Coins by Unknown Artist

Two English Gold coins: 1) a half-noble of Henry IV issued between 1399-1411, showing King on one side and floral pattern on other; 2) the half George Noble of Henry VIII, probably struck between 1526 and 1529.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1) 2.5 cm; 2) 2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,570 ( Total: £1,570)
Acquired in:
1950
Vendor:
Glendining's

St George and Dragon on obverse, on reverse the Ship of State, Unique.

Provenance

Ryan collection

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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