Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


Six Shillings and Six and Eight (6s8d)


Quarter Guinea (5/3) <<-- : -->> Third Guinea (7s)

History of the 6s and 6/8
Values of the 6s and 6/8


Six Shillings


The Double Leopard


Edward III (1327 - 1377)

Edward III double leopard

Double Leopard 1344
Courtesy of Spink


Six Shillings and Eight Pence (80 pence or half a Mark)


The Noble


Edward III (1327 - 1377)

Noble

Noble, Pre-Treaty Period (1351-1361)
London Mint

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & Ses Fils S.A.

Noble

Noble, Treaty Period (1361-1369)
London Mint

Courtesy of Spink

Noble

Noble, Post-Treaty Period (1369-1377)
London Mint

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & Ses Fils S.A.

Noble

Noble, Post-Treaty Period (1369-1377)
Calais Mint

Note: flag on ship denoting Calais
Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & Ses Fils S.A.


Richard II (1377-1399)

Richard II noble

Noble, London Mint 1377-1399, Type Ia
Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils.

Richard II noble

Noble, Calais Mint 1377-1399
Donated anonymously


Henry IV, 1399-1413

Noble

Noble, light coinage, London Mint
Courtesy of Spink

It is difficult to distinguish nobles of Henry IV from those of Henry V and Henry VI. Spink have attributed this coin to Henry IV, but I have my reservations about this.


Henry V, 1413-1422

Noble

Noble, Type E, London Mint
Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.


Henry VI (First Reign, 1422-1461)

Henry VI noble

Annulet Issue Noble, London Mint 1422-1427
Annulet in the first spandrel on the reverse, also annulet stops. S.1799
Courtesy of Spink

Henry VI noble

Annulet Issue Noble, York Mint 1422-1427
Lis over the ship's stern denotes York
Courtesy of Spink


The Angel


Henry VI (Restoration, 1470-1471)

Henry VI angel

Angel, London Mint 1470-1
Mintmark -/restoration cross. S.1799
Courtesy of Spink


Edward IV, 2nd Reign (1471 - 1483)

Angel

Angel, London Mint
mintmark: annulet/pellet in annulet
Courtesy of Spink


Richard III (1483 - 1485)

Richard III Angel

Type 3 Angel, London Mint
mintmark: sun and rose type 2. S.2152
Courtesy of Spink


Henry VII (1485 - 1509)

Henry VII angel

Class 3A Angel, London Mint
Mintmark: pansy (1495-8)
Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

Henry VII angel

Class 3A Angel, London Mint
Mintmark: anchor
Courtesy of Spink.

Henry VII angel

Class 5 Angel, London Mint
Mintmark: pheon
Courtesy of Spink.


The George-Noble


Henry VIII (1509 - 1547)

Henry VIII george-noble

George-Noble, Second Coinage, London Mint, 1526-44
Mintmark: rose. S.2270
Courtesy of Spink.


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Coins of UK - Pictures of Double Leopard and Nobles
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