Gold coin, Denomination, Angel
Royal Mint, London
Edward IV, Second reign, (1471 - 1483)

The angel was current at 6 shillings and 8 pence. The date of coin production can be ascertained by the use of initial marks (also called mint marks abbreviated as mm).

Obverse Description

St. Michael standing facing with one foot on a dragon which he is spearing in the mouth; around, (mm pierced cross) EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse Description

A sailing ship bearing a shield quartered with the arms of England and France surmounted on which a crucifix with a simply formed figure of Christ with E on left and a rose on right; around, (mm pierced cross) PER CRVCEM TVA SALVA NOS REB XPC REDEMPT (translation: by Thy cross, save us, Christ our Redeemer)

Edge Description


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