Gold coin; Denomination: Half-Angel
Tower Mint, London
Henry VII (1485 - 1509)

An half-angel was current at 3 shillings and 4 pence

Obverse Description

St. Michael standing, both feet on fallen dragon which he is spearing in the mouth; around (mm pheon) HENRIC DI GRA REX ANG Z

Reverse Description

A ship with a crucifix as a mast from which hangs a shield quartered with the arms of England and France, the cross divides an H and a rose; around, (mm pheon) O CRVX AVE SPES VNICA (translation: By Hail, O Cross, our only hope)

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