Gold coin; Denomination: Angel
Tower Mint, London
Richard III, (1483-1485)

The angel was current for 6 shillings and 8 pence

Obverse Description

St. Michael standing, one foot on fallen dragon which he is spearing in the mouth; around (mm sun and rose) RICARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse Description

A ship with a crucifix as a mast from which hangs a shield quartered with the arms of England and France, the cross divides an R and a rose; around, (mm sun and rose) PER CRVCEM TVA SALVA NOS XPC REDEMPT (translation: By Thy cross save us Christ our Redeemer)

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