Gold coin; Denomination: Half-sovereign
Royal Mint, London (Tower Mint)
Edward VI (1547-1553) Third Period

The half-sovereign is a 10 shilling coin

Obverse Description

Crowned half length figure of the King wearing armour and holding a sworn and orb within a bead circle; around, (mm. tun) EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIBER REX

Reverse Description

Crowned Royal shield, quartered with the arms of England and France dividing the letters ER; around outside a bead circle, (mm. tun) IHS AVTEM TRANSIE PER MEDI ILLO IBAT (translation: But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way)

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