Gold coin; Denomination: Noble
Royal Mint, London
Henry V (1413-1432)

Standard type A, Class C - mullet by sword arm

Obverse Description

The King, crowned, wearing armour and holding a sword (mullet to left) and a shield quartered with the arms of England and France, standing facing on a ship at sea; around, HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HIB

Reverse Description

At the centre a compartment containing the letter h over a floriated cross with a lis at the end of each arm, in each angle of the cross, a lion passant guardant below a crown, a trefoil beside one crown; all set within a tressure of eight arches; around with some double striking and only partly on flan, + IHC AVTEM TRANSIENS PER MEDIVM ILLORV IBAT (translation: but Jesus passing through the midst of them went His way; from Luke iv, 30).

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