The 2011 UK Mary Rose £2 Silver Coin - As symbols of influence, of military might and political power, British ships have graced Britain’s coins for centuries: the Mary Rose is the latest in that long line, proudly portraying the heavyweight flagship of Henry VIII in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the impressive, but ultimately ill-fated, Mary Rose.
Gold Ryal Edward IV "light coinage" (1461-1470). The gold ryal, also known as the rose noble, was an English gold coin first issued in 1464, during the "first reign" of Edward IV (1461-1470). Issued sporadically until the time of James I, the ryal represents one of the more scarce and challenging series of english coins for the serious collector; requiring deep pockets and patience to make significant headway.
Henry VII 'testoon' or shilling - 16th century. One of the first English coins to bear a real portrait of the monarch instead of the representative portrait which had served for the previous ten centuries; and it was for this reason that it derived its name of testoon from the Italian Testone or Headpiece introduced in Milan in 1474.