History of the Angel or Angelot Coin

November 30, 2014 in Antique Coins, British Coins, Coins, Collecting, Education, English Coins, Gold, Gold Coins, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, World Coins

By Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)


The angel or angelot was first introduced to the shores of England by King Edward IV in 1465 and the minting of these particular coins lasted until the reign of King Charles I. The obverse usually carried a depiction of St Michael slaying a dragon, which was a representation of the devil. On the reverse – a ship was also depicted.

Over time, the Angel varied in value from 6 shillings and 8 pence to… Full article at the source>

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