Gold sovereign of Henry VIII by Unknown Artist

Obverse; the king enthroned, marked with the letter 'E'.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Acquired in:
1929
Presented by:
Henry Oppenheimer through The Art Fund

Reverse; royal arms with supporters, mint marked 'S'. This work was donated by Henry Oppenheimer, who presented over 30 works to the British Museum through the Art Fund between 1907 and 1933.

Venue details

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

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