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Henry VIII, King of England 1509-1547

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BMC M6802Henry VIII, 1509-1547. Gold Supremacy medal, struck 1545 on Henry becoming Head of the Church of England. 50 mm, 61.06 g. HENRICVS OCTA ANGLIÆ FRANCI ET HIB REX FIDEI DEFENSOR ET IN TERR ECCLE ANGLI ET HIBE SVB CHRIST CAPVT SVPREMVM, in two lines around robed bust right, wearing jewelled cap, and a jewelled collar. Legend is divided by a rose above, portcullis right, fleur-de-lis below and a harp left. / Inscriptions in Hebrew and Greek (ENΡIKOΣ O OΓΔOOΣ TΡIΣ BAΣIΛEYΣ ΠIΣTEΩΣ ΠΡOΣTATHΣ EN TH EKKΛHΣIA THΣ AΓΓΛIAΣ KAI IBEΡNIAΣ YΠO XΡIΣTΩ AKΡH H KEΦAΛH). HR above, LONDINI 1545 below. BMC M6802; Eimer 26a; Hill (1916), 194-195; Van Mieris, II. 382; Hawkins Med. Ill. I, 44.TextImage
Emery 60Henry VIII (1509-47), fantasy testoon, by the 19th century forget Emery. HENRIC 8 DEI GRACIA ANGLI FRANCI Z HIBERN REX, crowned bust facing, wearing mantle edges with ermine, holding sword and orb. / ANGLICE Z HIBERNICE ECCLESIE SVPREMVM CAPVT, crowned arms supported by a lion and a dragon, HR ligate below. Pagan, Emery 60.TextImage
Emery 61Henry VIII (1509-47), fantasy testoon, by the 19th century forget Emery. HENRIC 8 D G AGL FRA z Hib rex, crowned bust facing. / xx + lis, POSVI DEVM ADIVTORIVM MEVM, crowned Tudor rose between crowned h-R. Pagan, Emery 61.TextImage
Fr 158 Henry VIII AV Angel. (Portcullis) HENRIC x VIII x DI x GRA x REX x AGL x Z x FR, St. Michael slaying dragon / PER + CRVCE x TVA + SALVA x NOS + XPER x RED', Cross and arms on ship. TextImage
Hawkins 15Henry VIII (1509-1547), AE31 medallion, later copy of the pre-1541 original. 31mm, 11 g. HENRICVS VIII DEI GRA REX ANG: FRANC DOM HYB, slender bust left, wearing cap. / ODOREIVS VT LIBANI-DEFENSOR FIDEI above and beneath Tudor rose. Hawkins Med. Ill. 15.TextImage
Hawkins 54Henry VIII. 1509-1547. AE Medallion 40mm, 40.05 g, J. Dassier. Struck 1820. HENRICUS . VIII . D . G . ANG . FR . ET HIB . REX. I. D., bust facing half-right, wearing bonnet decorated with feathers and jewels, ermine mantle, embroidered vest, and jewel on a ribbon. / NAT. 1491. COR. 24 IUN. 1509. MORT. 28 IAN. 1547 beneath a square monument with Hercules in the centre using a club to demolish an altar, on which are the Papal tiara and keys, flames behind. Hymen, winged, at the base of the monument, holding lighted torch with five extinguished torches around. Eimer 27; Hawkins, Med. Ill. 54.TextImage
Grueber 17Henry VIII, silver medallion, struck in Germany. 59mm, 82.6 gr. REX ANGLIE, bearded bust facing three-quarters left, wearing cloak, ornate costume and broad hat, date 15-26 across fields / SECVRITAS ALTERA, crowned portcullis on two chains. Engraver Hans Daucher. Grueber "Medallic Illustrations", 17; Habicht "Die deutschen Schaumünzen des XVI Jh", 56.TextImage
Seaby 2265Henry VIII AV Angel. First coinage. (portcullis) HENRICs x VIII x DI x GRA x REX x AGL x Z x R, St. Michael slaying the dragon / (portcullis) PER + CRVCE x TVA + SALVA x NOS + XPER x REDE, ship over waves, bearing shield, mast in form of cross above with h and rose at sides. Fr 155.TextImage
Seaby 2273Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon AV Crown of Double Rose. (rose) HENRIC + VIII + RVTILANS + ROSA + SINE + SPINA, crowned double rose, crowned letters h and K left and right / (rose) DEI : GR + REX x ANGLIE + Z + FRANC + DNS : HIBERIER, crowned coat of arms. Fr 164. TextImage
Seaby 2274Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon AV Crown of Double Rose. (lis) HENRIC + VIII + RVTILANS + ROSA + SINE + SPINA, crowned double rose, crowned letters h and K left and right / (lis) DEI : GR + REX x ANGLIE + Z + FRANC + DUS : HIBERNIE, crowned coat of arms, crowned letters h and K left and right. Fr 164. TextImage
Seaby 2316Henry VIII AR Groat. (portcullis) hENRIC x VIII : DI x GRA x REX x AGL' Z x HIB, crowned bust right / (portcullis) POSVI DEV' : ADIVTORE' : MEV', coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée.TextImage
Seaby 2337Henry VIII AR Groat. Second coinage, third bust, 1526-1544. London mint; mm: lis. Crowned bust right / Long cross over arms. North 1797. TextImage
Seaby 2337EHenry VIII AR groat. Second coinage, 1525–1544. + (rose) hENRIC x VIII : DI x GRA x REX x AGL' Z x HIB, crowned bust right / (rose) POSVI DEV' : ADIVTORE' : MEV', coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée. TextImage
Seaby 2337EHenry VIII AR groat. Second coinage, 1525–1544. + (arrow) hENRIC x VIII : DI x GRA x REX x AGL' Z x HIB, crowned bust right / (arrow) POSVI DEV' : ADIVTORE' : MEV', coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée. TextImage
Seaby 2343Henry VIII (1509-47) silver Half Groat. S-2343. Second coinage (1526-44). Profile portrait type. Canterbury mint. Archbishop Warham of Canterbury. W-A to left and right of shield.TextImage
Seaby 2345Henry VIII AR Halfgroat. Second coinage, circa 1533-1544. Canterbury mint, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer. mm: Catherine wheel. Crowned bust right / Long cross surmounting shield, T C at sides. North 1804.TextImage
Seaby 2346Henry VIII AR Halfgroat. Second coinage, 1526-1530. Archbishop Thomas Wolsey’s issue, York mint; mm: voided cross. Crowned bust right / Coat-of-arms on cross fourchée; T W at sides, bishop’s hat below. TextImage
Seaby 2353Henry VIII AR penny, minted in Durham under Thomas Wolsey, AD 1529-1530, Sovereign type, Star mint mark. 14 mm, 0.64 g. H D G ROSA SIE SPIA, king seated facing. / CIVITAS DVRRAM around shield divided by a long cross, T-W to left and right of the shield. North 1812; Seaby 2353.TextImage
Seaby 2369Henry VIII AR Groat. Tower mint; mm: lis. Third coinage, second bust, annulets in forks, 1545. hENRIC' 8 DI G AGL' FRA' Z hIB' REX, crowned three-quarter bust right; saltire stops. / POSVI DEV' ADIVTORE' MEV', coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée; annulets in forks. North 1844.TextImage
Seaby 2371Henry VIII AR Groat. Southwark mint. Third coinage, second bust, 1546-1547. hENRIC' 8 D G AGL' FRA' Z hIB' REX, crowned three-quarter bust right (Laker bust C); saltire stops / CIVITAS LONDON, coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée; S and E in forks. North 1845.TextImage
Seaby 2391Henry VIII AV Half Sovereign. Posthumous issue under Edward VI, struck 1547-1549. Tower II mint; mm: arrow. Henry enthroned facing, holding sceptre and orb / Coat-of-arms supported by lion and griffin. Schneider 644; North 1865. TextImage
Seaby 2394Henry VIII AV Half Sovereign. Posthumous issue under Edward VI, struck 1547-1549. Southwark mint; mm: E. Henry enthroned facing, holding sceptre and orb / Coat-of-arms supported by lion and griffin. Schneider 666, North 1866.TextImage
Seaby 2404
Southwark
Henry VIII, Posthumous issue, Southwark mint, AR Facing Bust Groat. 1547-1551 AD, 5th bust. 2.25 gr. HENRIC DI GRA AGL FRA ET HIB REX, crowned bust facing / CIVITAS LONDON, long cross with roses in forks over arms, 'E' mintmark for Southwark mint. S. 2404; N. 1872.TextImage
Seaby 2409Henry VIII AR Groat. York mint, posthumous coinage of 1547-51. Three-quarters facing portrait / coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée. TextImage
Seaby 2417Henry VIII AR Penny. Canterbury mint. Posthumous coinage, 1547-1551. ROSA SINE SPIN, crowned facing bust / CIVITAS CANTOR (over LONDON), coat-of-arms surmounted by cross fourchée. North 1887.TextImage
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