Half Sovereign: Edward VI (obverse); Crowned Royal Arms

Diameter: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)
Weight: 5.386
Location: not on view
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Edward VI was crowned king of England in 1547 was he was nine years old.


This Half Sovereign was struck at the Tower mint. Here the king is shown crowned, unlike a similar example also in the collection, 1969.175.
Half Sovereign: Edward VI (obverse); Crowned Royal Arms

Half Sovereign: Edward VI (obverse); Crowned Royal Arms


England, Edward VI, 1547-1553

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