GroatHenry VII profile issue mint mark crosslet followed by HENRIC VII DI' GRA' REX AGL' Z FR' reverse POSVI DEU' ADVITORE' MEU regular issue with triple band to crown S2258, Coincraft H74D-075 pleasing nVF with an even tone
Groats Henry VICalais (2) both Fine, one heavily clipped, Halfpenny Token Anglesey 1791 Fine, Plastic Set 1953 UNC, Britain's First Decimal Coins 1968-71 UNC in the blue wallet, Crowns (11) 1953 (2), 1965, 1977 (2), 1980 (2), 1981 (3) AU-UNC
Groats Henry VIII (3) Southwark Mint S.2371 (2) the first Fine or better with S and E in forks flan clipped at 10 o'clock, the second with S and S in forks Fine or better and toned, Posthumous issue in debased silverCanterbury MintS.2408 Fine the reverse toned
Half-laurelJames I third coinage m.m. trefoil 1613 fourth bust (Schneider 92, S2641A, N.2084) VF, a tidy piece with the centres in low relief as is usually the case for the James I gold coinage. Also with some light double striking at the beginning of the reverse legend. Overall, aesthetically pleasing.
Hammered (19) Study group of medieval, Tudor, and Stuart coinage of various denominations and in varying states (one pierced). Also includes a singular Norman detector find penny of William the Conqueror with a pleasing portrait but fractured. Viewing recommended.
Hammered (3) ShillingEdward VI fine silver issue m.m. tun (S.2482, N.1937) Fine, the centres weak but with good legends and on a full, centrally struck flan, SixpenceElizabeth I milled coinage m.m. star dated 1562 tall bust with plain dress (S.2594, N.2025/1, Borden and Brown Bust B) Fine, some flan loss due to Mestrelle's production methods, weakness to the face and a dig under the E of REGINA. Perhaps a cheaper specimen of this popular issue, Groat Mary sole reign m.m. pomegranate VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA (S.2492, N.1960) Fine, weak portrait but full legends and on a round, problem-free flan
Hammered (3) Short cross pennies, Richard I Class 4a MENIR ON CANT, pelleted beard and crescent hair, Canterbury mint (S.1348a, N.968/1) AF or better, off-struck but with some pleasing russet tones, PennyJohn Class 5c ABEL ON LVNDE, letter E with spur and x of 2 thin strokes in saltire, London mint (S.1353, N.974/1) NVF with pleasing old collection toning, Penny Henry III Class 8c NICHOLE ON LVN, cross pommee as initial mark, London mint (S.1357C, N.981/3) weakly struck on one half of the flan, otherwise GF or better
Hammered (5) ShillingElizabeth I second issue m.m. cross-crosslet 1560-61 transitional issue with pearled bodice (S.2555A, N.1985, Brown and Comber bust 1A) Fair with pock marks, presumably to test the metal but weighs correctly, Shilling Elizabeth I sixth issue m.m. A 1582-84 reads ELIZAB (S.2577, N.2014, Brown and Comber bust 3B) The bust fair with graffiti behind otherwise a presentable piece, Shilling Elizabeth I sixth issue m.m. escallop 1584-86 reads ELIZAB (S.2577, N.2014, Brown and Comber bust 3B) Fair, water worn and the portrait corroded away, possibly a river bed find, Shilling James I second coinage m.m. key (over coronet on rev) 1609-10 fifth bust reads QVAE DEVS (S.2656/S.2655, N.2101) Fair, but a rare reverse over mark, Shilling Charles I Group F m.m. triangle in circle 1641-43 with 'Briot' style bust and stellate lace collar (Brooker 549, S.2799, N.2231) NVF for this issue with a portion of the bust EF. Good silver.
NobleHenry VI Annulet Issue, Calais Mint with Flag at stern and h in the centre of the reverse S.1803 Mintmark Lis EF, formerly in a PCGS holder and graded MS62 by them and a very high grade for a hammered coin
PennyHenry III Class Ia ANG LIE TER CI'/HENRICVS:REX, no moneyer (Nicholas of St. Albans) (N.983, S.1358) VF,10% of the legends fragmented away but of the highest rarity. Out of the 34,500 coins of Henry III studied by Thomas & Churchill for their study of the 1908 Brussels hoard, there were just 3 examples of Class Ia.
PennyWilliam I Paxs Type AEGLPINE ON HRF Hereford Mint (B.M.C. VIII, N.848, S.1257) VF or better, toned, pleasing, and rare. See SCBI Midlands 568-571, listed in E.M.C as moneyer Aethelwine but in North as Aegelwine. The cataloguer believes the latter to be the correct attribution.
ShillingCharles I Group A Bust 2 with larger Crown and the outer arch only jewelled, S.2782 mintmark Cross Calvary struck on a lightweight flan weighing 5.22 grammes as are many with this mintmark, VF with a couple of small weaker areas
ThreepenceCharles IWorcester or Salopia (Shrewsbury) 1643 - 4 crude bust of king with denomination behind oval shield reverse S3117, N2624. Provenance - Spink and sold in their circular VOL. LXXXXIX No 10 Oct 1981 (List price £400) item number 7293 and pictured in the back plates, their grade F-VF we would agree portrait and shield bold these VF other areas weaker, rare in all grades and more so in this pleasing grade and accompanied by a copy of the circular from 1981
Triple Unite 1642 Charles IOxford Mint tall narrow bust declaration in three lines North 2381, Coincraft C1TU-010, Spink 2724 pleasing VF/Good VF on a well rounded flan 26.96 gr. and good eye appeal with the gold of a rich deep hue, a few minor metal faults obverse as often with coins of this age and in our opinion certainly as pleasing a piece as was sold in our June 2013 sale (lot 1183 £45,000 hammer price) and from the same Clarendon sale Bonhams 2006 lot 1271
UniteJames I second coinage m.m. coronet 1607-09 fourth bust (Schneider 23 var, S2619, N.2084) NVF, bust in low relief and with some metal stress around the bust otherwise a well presented example. This mintmark is not represented in the Schneider sylloge.
AngelHenry VII type V with large crook-shaped abbreviation after HENRIC S.2187North 1698 Mintmark Pheon VF or better and pleasing, comes with an old collectors ticket stating 'Ex-Elliott No.5 Sby.14.XII.30 £2.15.0
Crown (Gold) Henry VIIIBristol mint mark WS crowned rose obverse HENRIC 8 ROSA SINE SPINA, reverse crowned shield dividing H R legend reads D G ANGLIE FRA Z HIB REX, VF legend a little weak in places and on a pleasing well rounded flan
Crown 1551 Edward VI Mint Mark y S2478 VF/NVF with obverse details sharp reverse with some weakness in 2nd quarter of the shield, centre of coin bright with some darker toning towards the rim with some old scratches in the field left of the King
Crown Charles I Briot's Milled Coinage 1631-1632 mintmark B/B and Daisy, S.2852, North 2298, a flan flaw by the Crowned R to the right of the shield and some light flan stress on REGNO otherwise VF with grey toning, Ex-R.Richardson 21/7/2006 cost £2000
CrownCharles ITower Mint Group 2 Second Horseman type 2b1 Smaller Horse with plume on head only, Cross on housing, Reverse Oval Shield over cross fourchee, CR above, mintmark Plume S.2756 VG or better with a couple of weak areas
CrownElizabeth I mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 the portrait with good detail, fields with a few minor surface stress marks and some slight weakness on the lower part of the face, a pleasing coin with much eye appeal, evenly toned VF with a small edge flaw at 3 o'clock, Ex Baldwins 23/3/07 £850
Double CrownCharles I Group B Second Bust, as S.2699, Obverse with no inner circles. Reverse with legend double struck showing an extra part of legend around the outside of the beading, Mintmark Castle, the Obverse dies similar to Brooker 143, Good Fine or better, slightly creased, unusual
GroatHenry VI Annulet issue, London mint, m.m. Cross II, fleur on breast, CIVI TAS LON DON (Blunt & Whitton IVa, N.1423, S.1835) VF with an old collection patina. Early Henry VI Groats of London were produced in much smaller numbers than those of Calais
GroatHenry VI Pinecone-mascle issue, London mint, m.m. Cross IIIb/V, no fleur on breast, mascle before LON and pincecone after DON, CIVI TAS LON DON (Blunt & Whitton XIXa, N.1460, S.1874) VF, a little short of flan on obverse. Early Henry VI Groats of London were produced in much smaller numbers than those of Calais
Half AngelElizabeth I, with E and rose divided by ship's mast, mint mark plain (Greek) cross ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HI REGINA obverse, reverse A DNO FACTUM EST ISTVD ET EST MIRA S.2526 VF with some weak areas, a rare denomination seldom offered
Half LaurelJames I Third Coinage S.2641ANorth 2117 Mintmark Trefoil VF or better and pleasing with a slight weakness on the King's face and correspondingly on the Irish Harp, high grade and pleasing for type
Half PoundElizabeth I Milled Coinage S.2543North 2019/3 Mintmark Star BNJ 1983 Obv 3, Rev 1, this coin noted, Ex-Tom May Collection, Spink Nobles Sydney 17-19 April 2012, Ex-N.C.Jany 1974 (198) and Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin June 1981 (EG52), Borden and Brown noted 8 specimens from these dies and a total of just 45 known from all dies, the flan with light creasing with a die cud on the reverse at 10 o'clock, GVF/NEF
HalfpennyEdward IV/V m.m. Sun & Rose, Tower mint (Blunt & Whitton Type XXII, Withers 11a, Stewartby p.450, N.1667, S.2148) Fair with light flan split but extremely rare. From the most sought after reign of the medieval series and only struck for a very short period in early 1483.N.B. The cataloguer believes the last Sun & Rose halfpenny in the name of Edward to come to auction was in 2009 (St.James' Auction 12, Lot.1131)
Hammered (2) GroatHenry VI Annulet issue, Calais mint, m.m. Cross II, no fleur on breast (Blunt & Whitton IX, N.1424, S.1836) VF and pleasingly toned, the flan very slightly irregular. Groat Henry VI Annulet issue, Calais mint, m.m. Cross II, no fleur on breast (Blunt & Whitton XI, N.1424, S.1836) Fine, edge knock at 11 o'clock
Hammered (20) Edward Ipennies of various classes and with some provincial. Four other medieval kings also represented in the group. A superb study tool or dealer lot, Fair to NVF, one cracked, some fragments and a cut half included
NobleHenry VILondon Mint Annulet issue S.1799 Annulet by Sword arm and in one spandrel on the reverse, Trefoil stops on Obverse with Lis after HENRIC, annulet stops on reverse with mullet after IhC, GVF
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