Henry V gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence struck at Tower of London.
Obverse - King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, mullet by sword hilt, quatrefoil over right sail, broken annulet on hull of ship, beaded circle surrounding
Reverse - h at centre of ornamental cross with lis terminals, crowns over lions in angles, quatrefoil by head of lion in upper right quarter of reverse, all within a beaded and linear tressure, fleurs in spandrels
Weight - 6.90g
Condition - Very Fine with a clear portrait.
The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Henry by the Grace of God, King of England and France, Lord of Ireland"; and on the reverse "But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way" taken from the Bible.
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