Gold coin; Denomination: Crown or Quarter-Sovereign
Royal mint, London
Edward VI (1547-1553) Second Period

The crown or quarter-sovereign is a 5 shilling coin

Obverse Description

Bust of the King, head bare wearing armour, facing right within a circle of beads; around, (mm. arrow) SCVTVM FIDIE PROTEGET EVM (translation: The shield of faith shall protect him)

Reverse Description

Crowned and garnished oval Royal shield, quartered with the arms of England and France, dividing the letters ER; around outside a circle of beads, (mm. arrow) EDVVARD VI D G AGL FR Z HIB REX +

Edge Description


More Information