Tudor, King Henry VIII, 1509-1547 AD, AR Penny, struck 153/7-1534/41 AD
Ruler/Emperor:
King Henry VIII
City/Region:
England, Durham mint, struck under Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall
Denomination:
AR Penny, 'Sovereign' type
Composition:
Silver
Date:
struck 1530-1534 AD or 1537-1541 AD, Second coinage
Obverse:
Henry seated facing on throne; initial mark: radiant star
Reverse:
Coat-of-arms over long cross fourchée; C-D across field; bishop’s hat below.
Size:
14.55mm, 0.60g, 1h
Grade:
aVF, toned, slightly wavy
Provenance:
From the B.H. Webb Collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 407 (11 October 2017), Lot 738
References:
Whitton, Durham type (vii); North 1813; SCBC 2354

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Henry VIII was King of England from 1509 until his death in 1547.