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Live auction - fwo_433184 - ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND - HENRY VIII Ange d’or, 1re émission n.d. Londres

ENGLAND - KINGDOM OF ENGLAND - HENRY VIII Ange d’or, 1re émission n.d. Londres XF
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Estimate : 3 000 €
Price : 1 700 €
Maximum bid : 1 700 €
End of the sale : 12 September 2017 18:13:01
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Ange d’or, 1re émission
Date: 1509-1526
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Londres
Quantity minted : -
Metal : gold
Diameter : 28,5 mm
Orientation dies : 2 h.
Weight : 5,19 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré sur un flan régulier. Plusieurs coups sur la tranche. La pièce est recouverte d’une patine de collection
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : (CHÂTEAU)) HENRIC9’’+ VIII9 + DI+ ERA+ REX+ ANEL+ Z+ F+.
Obverse description : Saint-Michel debout, en armes, transperçant le dragon à des ses pieds à droite.


Reverse description : Nef vue de profil supportant un écu aux armes de l’Angleterre, surmonté d’une croix accolée d’un “H” et d’une rose.


Cet ange d’or fait partie de la première émission entre 1509 et 1526.

Historical background



Henry VIII, second son of Henry VII, was born June 28, 1491 in Greenwich. He ascended the throne after the death of Arthur, his older brother, and married to Catherine of Aragon, by whom he had a daughter, Mary Tudor. In 1511, he joined the Holy League and the France fought alongside Charles Quint. However spared the king of France after the interview Camp Cloth of Gold in 1520 before finally closer to Francis I in 1525. He divorced Catherine of Aragon in 1533 and married Anne Boleyn, this marriage will cause the creation of the Anglican Church. Anne Boleyn was executed in 1536 after being accused of adultery. He married Jane Seymour who died in childbirth in 1537, giving birth to the future Edward VI. Anne of Cleves, his fourth wife, was repudiated in the year of his marriage. He then remarried to Catherine Howard, who was executed in 1542. His last and sixth wife, Catherine Parr, survived him. He died at Westminster January 28, 1547.

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