GroatEdward III Pre-treaty Series G(g), with saltire on neck, open E (obv), pellets in T-A-S, closed E (rev) (Doubleday: - , Lawrence G(g) var, N.1199 var, S.1570) NVF with some score marks to the bust. Rare, an unlisted variety. Lawrence's Class G(g) obverses with saltire on breast are only listed as having a closed E punch whereas this coin displays the open E of class G(h)
GroatEdward IV Light Coinage London mint m.m. crown/sun quatrefoils by bust and under bust (Blunt & Whitton type VIII (3), Delme-Radcliffe 201, N.1571, S.2001) NVF, a little double struck on the face but generally good.
GroatEdward IV Light Coinage London mint m.m. crown/sun quatrefoils by bust and under bust, fleurs over crown (Blunt & Whitton type VIII (3), Rochester 618, N.1571, S.2001) VF with a dark tone, slight flan curvature.
GroatHenry V Class C m.m. pierced cross w/ pellet centre, mullet on r. shoulder, quatrefoil after POSVI (Potter type VII(a) / VII(a) mule, N.1387(b)/(a), S.1765) NVF, a very slight bow in the flan but definitely an above average specimen on a well-sized, round flan.
GroatHenry VIILondon mint m.m. pansy/leopard's head crowned, outer arch only jewelled (Potter & Winstanley IIIc, SCBI 23 330-382, N.1705c, S.2199) VF on a large, round, centrally struck flan. Old collection tone. Pleasing and a rare reverse mintmark.
HalfcrownCharles I Third Horseman type 3a2 mintmark Triangle, cloak flies from shoulder, Reverse Oval garnished shield S.2776 GF/GVF with some signs of flan stress on the obverse, the reverse choice with little actual wear
HalfcrownCharles I Third Horseman, type 3a1, scarf flies from King's waist, Reverse Oval garnished shield, S.2773 mintmark Crown, VF the reverse excellent for this type, comes with three old collector's ticket, one from 1954
Halfcrowns Charles I (3) Tower MintS.2779 Type 4 Foreshortened horse Mintmark Triangle in Circle Good Fine, Tower Mint S.2779 Type 4 Foreshortened horse Mintmark Star VG, Tower Mint under Parliament Group III type 3 no ground mintmark Sun VG reverse slightly better, Shilling Charles I mintmark Triangle in circle S.2799 NVF
Hammered (15) Edward Ipennies of various classes, mints represented; Bury, Durham, Bristol, Canterbury, and London. Group includes a scarce Edward I Class VI penny, IOH ON SEINTED (S.1377), a superb study tool or dealer lot, Fair to VF, a couple chipped
Hammered (2) GroatEdward III Pre-treaty Series E (Doubleday 434, N.1163, S.1567) GF on a round flan, the bust weak. Groat Edward III Pre-treaty Series G, with annulet in tressure under king's left shoulder, annulet in one qtr of rev. and pellets in T-A-S (Doubleday 502 var, Lawrence G(d)/G(e) or (f), N.1196/1197-8 var, S.1570) GF, with a weak bust, some light toning, rare and an unusual error. It would appear that this coin was supposed to have an annulet under the bust but instead it has been placed in the previous tressure.
Hammered (2) GroatEdward IV Light Coinage London mint m.m. rose, quatrefoils by bust, E on breast overstruck with a fleur, no additional pellet on rev. (Blunt & Whitton type Vd var, Brady 165 var, N.1568 var, S.2000+&prm=sr&searchtype=1">S.2000) GF, off struck. Rare. Groat Edward IV Light Coinage London mint m.m. crown, no quatrefoils by bust, fleurs on all cusps (Blunt & Whitton type VII (5), N.1570, S.2000 var) Fine, the obverse off struck.
Hammered (2) Quarter NobleEdward III Pre treaty Series B with pellet beneath shield and closed E in centre of reverse (Schneider 13 var, Lawrence 3/3, N.1141, S.1495) GF, crimped and chipped at 9 o' clock, a detector find, Halfgroat Edward III Pre-treaty Series C, with Roman N and annulet stops (Doubleday 386 , Lawrence nos 1-4, N.1148, S.1574) Fine, with a little edge crimping at 10 o' clock
Hammered (4) GroatHenry VI Annulet issue Calais mint, m.m. pierced cross, annulets by neck and in rev. qtrs, fleur on breast cusp (Brady 83, N.1424, S.1836) VF with a patchy tone and a flaw to the king's face, otherwise a well struck piece. Groat Henry VI Annulet issue Calais mint, m.m. pierced cross, annulets by neck and in rev. qtrs, fleur on breast cusp (Brady 83 var, N.1424, S.1836) Fine, a little off-centre on obverse. Groat Henry VI Annulet issue Calais mint, m.m. pierced cross, annulets by neck and in rev. qtrs, fleur on breast cusp (Brady 83 var, N.1424, S.1836) Fine, with scrapes to the obverse and on a buckled flan. Groat Henry VI Rosette-mascle issue Calais mint, m.m. pierced cross, mascle after REX (Brady 97, N.1446, S.1859) Fine, with a heavy surface tone, the portrait weak
Shillings Edward VI (4) Second Period Southwark mint MDL mintmark Swan Fine with striking crack across the coin, Third Period base issue Tower Mint MDLI VG mintmark not visible, Fine Silver Issue S.2482 (2) both mintmark Tun VG and VG/NF, Sixpence Edward VI Fine silver issue S.2483 mintmark Tun VG, Groat Mary S.2492 Good/VG
TestoonHenry VIII Third Coinage mm Lis S2365 bold portrait this VF and slightly double struck otherwise uneven wear Fine - VF with some ragged edges and a flan crack into the bottom of the portrait (bold well rounded VF examples can realise above £5,000)
GroatEdward IV 2nd reign London mint, no stops on Obv., rose after DIVTORE and extra pellets in LON and CIVI qtrs m.m. pierced cross w/central pellet/pierced cross (Blunt & Whitton Type XX/XIX mule, Delme-Radcliffe 329, Stewartby p.433 VR, N.1631, S2098) VF with a very slight curvature to the edge of the flan. Rare.
GroatEdward IV 2nd reign London mint, saltire stops on Obv., rose after DEVM m.m. pierced cross w/pellet in lower left qtr (Blunt & Whitton Type XVIIIb, Stewartby p.433, N.1631, S2098) VF and in good metal. The flan not perfectly round.
Groats (2) Henry VII Profile Issue, Regular Issue S.2258 mintmark Pheon Nearer VF than Fine with some weak areas small flan cracks and contact marks and with a pleasant colourful tone, Groat Elizabeth I 1575 S.2563 extensively clipped (to the inner circle) Good
HalfcrownCommonwealth 1653 ESC 431 the 3 in the date has the top half missing due to an irregular flan shape, identified by the lower part being a different shape to the 5, Fine or better with some signs of flan stress
HalfgroatEdward III Pre-treaty Series E York mint variety with Lis on breast (Doubleday 449, LAL 12, N.1166, S.1582) GF or better with a little edge loss. Rare. The Doubleday specimen is catalogued as 'a very rare variety'. However, with the onset of metal detecting more specimens have come to light.
Hammered (2) GroatEdward III Pre-treaty Series C London mint variety with top arches fleured (Doubleday 384, N.1147, S.1565) Fine with parallel striking cracks at 10 o'clock, Groat Edward III Pre-treaty Series D London mint N's reverse barred, m.m. cross 1 broken (Doubleday 403-4, N.1152, S.1566) Fine with some edge loss and a resulting surface crack to the obverse, deeply toned.
Hammered (3) PennyHenry III Short cross, Class 7b, RICARD ON LVN, London mint (N.979B, S.1356B) GF, toned Penny Edward I, Cross Moline mintmark, Bishop Bec, unknown class, Durham mint CIVI TAS DVR EME, Fine, Penny Edward I, Plain cross mintmark, unknown class, Durham mint CIVI TAS DVR EME, Fine, dark tone
NobleHenry VI Annulet issue (1422-c.1430) annulet by sword arm and in reverse tressure London Mint Schneider 274 S.1799North 1414 6.7 grammes VF (bought Grantham Coins 12/10/1985 £390), repaired beneath the King's shield also shows on the reverse between the central H and one of the inner lions
PennyAethelred II Crux Type EADPOLD MO CAENT Eadwold at Canterbury Mint (B.M.C. IIIa, No.18, N.770, S.1148) VF but a large striking crack which runs across the bust. A few pecks. c.f. SCBI 1 Fitzwilliam, No.651.
AngelElizabeth I First type with wire line inner circles S.2513 mintmark Lis EF struck on a slightly irregularly shaped flan as often encountered, a few minor contact marks and an edge nick by the B of HIB otherwise practically 'as struck' with very little real wear, compares favourably with the Spink plate coin, Catalogues at £5500 VF in Spink this considerably superior
Anglo-Gallic Hardi d'Argent Edward the Black Prince Poitiers mint, P between Q and I on reverse only, Elias 205b (born 1330 died 1376) the only penny minted by a non-monarch or protector, weight 1.1 grammes, Near VF with a few light verdigris spots (bought C.J.Martin 1983 £30)
Anglo-Gallic Second type Denier of Poitou Richard I (1189-1199) Elias 8 Reverse PIC TAVIE NSIS in three lines, this being one of the only issues of Richard I coinage to bear his name, weight 1.1 grammes, NVF with some light toning (bought C.J.Martin 1983 £24)
Ar penny. Anglo-Saxon. Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great. 871-899. Third coinage, struck circa 880. London mint. Obv; ÆLF RED RE X (X in right field), diademed bust right. Rev; Londonia monogram; cross of wedges above, cross of four pellets. Spink 1061. Good detail with a dark tone but a slight ragged edge. RARE. 1.15g. 18mm. NEF.
Ar sceat. Anglo-Saxon. C, 680-710. Series B var. Obv; Diademed head right, cross before. Rev; Bird right on cross; annulets flanking cross with pellets below. Spink 777b var. Good detail with earthy surface deposits. 1.17g 12mm.VF
Ar sceat. Anglo-Saxon. C, 710-725. Series J, type 85. Mint in Northumbria. Obv; Diademed head right. Rev; Outline bird right on cross; quatrefoil to right of bird, annulets flanking cross. Spink 802. Good detail and silver. 1.25g 12mm. EF
Ar sceat. Anglo-Saxon. Primary Sceattas. C, 680-710 AD. Series B type. Obv; Diademed head right. Rev; Bird right on cross pattée; annulets in upper quarters, cross before. Spink 777a. Dark tone. 1.18g. 12mm. NVF
Double CrownCharles I Group B Larger bust with short truncation mintmark, No inner circles Brooker 148 (this coin) Schneider 181 S.2699North 2161 die alignment 140 degrees Anchor/Anchor with flukes to right 4.52 grammes NVF, Ex-Brooker Collection no.148 (bought C.J.Martin 16/9/1985 £265)
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