1422-53 AV Salut d'Or NGC MS64

$8,000.00 USD

Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461  and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. The  only child of Henry V, he succeeded to the English throne at the age of nine months  upon his father's death, and succeeded to the French throne on the death of his grandfather Charles VI shortly afterwards.

The Virgin Mary standing behind the arms of France facing the Archangel Gabriel  standing behind the quartered arms of France and England, handing her a scroll  bearing AVЄ beneath the light of God / (lis mm) XPC' * VIИCIT * XPC' * RЄGИAT *  XPC' * IMPЄRAT. Latin cross above "h" within tressure of arches, a lis and leopard  to either side. Fr.-301; Duplessy 443A; Elias 271. Another coin during the reign of King Henry VI of England. Very sharp strike for the  issue, lustrous and rare in this condition.

Additional Rarity: A Henry VI of England (1422-1453) gold Angelot d'or ND MS63 sold at a Heritage auction on January 7, 2018 for $20,400.