Farthings 1719 (2) Legend continuous over bust Peck 815 VG, slabbed and graded VG Verdigris, in a CGS 'Yellow Ticket' holder, 1719 Large 9 Fine with a touch of verdigris, in a CGS 'Yellow Ticket' holder slabbed and graded F Verdigris
Farthings 1842 (2) Unbarred A's in GRATIA. 'Upright' style 2 with the top loop an upright oval rather than the usual lengthways oval , 4 with upper serif only, CGS variety 05, VF with some contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 40, along with 1842 Open 2, Crosslet 4 CGS Variety 03, VF slabbed and graded CGS 45, both coins are the only exampled thus far recorded of their respective types on the CGS Population Report
Farthings, includes some varieties (6) 1831 Peck 1466 EF, slabbed and graded CGS 60, 1834 Reverse B Peck 1471, EF with a small scratch on the portrait, slabbed and graded CGS 65, 1834 3 over high in date, EF toned, slabbed and graded CGS 60, 1835 Reverse B with 5 over 3 CGS variety 03, About Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 20, 1836 Peck 1474 NEF/GVF, slabbed and graded CGS 55, 1837 7 over 1 with 18 doubled, VF with striking flaw on portrait, in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder stating 'Field Damage VF'
Farthings, mostly varieties (6) 1839 FID: DEF. CGS variety 05 EF, slabbed and graded CGS 65, 1839 First A in GRATIA unbarred, CGS Variety 14, GEF with a trace of lustre, 1840 Unbarred A's in GRATIA, CGS Variety 05 VF with some contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 40, 1840 FID:DEF: altered to resemble a 2-prongv trident (third prong removed), CGS ungraded, in a Yellow Ticket holder, 1840 2-prong Trident FID: DEF: legend (compare with previous piece) VG slabbed and graded CGS 15, 1841 Peck 1460 VF with some thin scratches, slabbed and graded CGS 45
Farthings, some varieties (7) 1856 Full Shamrock stem, Peck 1583 About UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 78, 1857 Peck 1585 About UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 75, 1857 7 over 7 Full stem to shamrock VF, slabbed and graded CGS 45, 1856 Shamrock with broken stem, GVF slabbed and graded CGS 55, 1858 Large Date Peck 1586, EF, slabbed and graded CGS 60, 1858 Large Date, 1 over 1, Shamrock with broken stem, CGS Variety 03, EF, slabbed and graded CGS 65, 1858 Wide, Large Date, Shamrock with broken stem, CGS Variety 04, A/UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 75
Farthings, varieties (3) 1735 Wide spaced REX VF, slabbed and graded CGS 40, 1735 5 over higher 5, Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 25, 1734 No Stops Obverse F with a touch of verdigris, CGS Verdigris F, in a CGS 'Yellow Ticket' holder
Farthings, varieties (3) 1825 Obverse 1, 1 of date has no serif, CGS Variety 10, A/UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 70, 1825 Obverse 1 5 in date over a higher 5, CGS Variety 06 GEF, slabbed and graded CGS 70, 1826 Laureate Head I over lower I in GEORGIUS, AU/GEF, slabbed and graded CGS 70
Farthings, varieties (3) 1838 FID:DEF: Peck 1553 A/UNC nicely toned with a couple of small spots, in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder stating 'Verdigris AU', 1839 B of Brit with no serif, Unbarred A's in BRITANNIAR A/UNC and nicely toned, slabbed and graded CGS 70, 1839 2-Pronged Trident with FID.DEF legend, EF, slabbed and graded CGS 65
Farthings, varieties (3) 1843 Reverse A 10 1/4 teeth date spacing GVF, slabbed and graded CGS 55, 1843 Reverse B, 9 1/2 teeth date spacing VF with some spots, slabbed and graded in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder 'Verdigris VF', 1843 Reverse A 9 1/2 teeth date spacing EF with traces of lustre and a flan flaw on Britannia's drapery, slabbed and graded in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder 'Field damage EF'
Farthings, varieties (3) 1847 High 47 in date CGS variety 05 VF, slabbed and graded CGS 45, 1847 Wide Date EF toned, slabbed and graded CGS 65, 1848 Wide Date with 4 over low 4 EF, slabbed and graded CGS 60
Farthings, varieties (4) 1730 No Stop on Reverse, VG, slabbed and graded CGS 10, 1732 2 over Large 2 over 1, the underlying 2 Halfpenny-sized, CGS Variety 02, VG bold and clear, slabbed and graded CGS 15, 1732 2 over 2 CGS Variety 04 Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 25, 1733 Last 3 over 3, CGS variety 03 Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 25
Farthings, varieties (4) 1822 Obverse 1, Broken 8 in date, CGS variety 11, Good Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 35, 1822 Obverse 2, D of DEF over a lower D CGS variety 10 CGS EF Verdigris, in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder, 1826 First Head, R over E in GRATIA CGS Variety 02VF, slabbed and graded CGS 40, 1830 Peck 1445 EF slabbed and graded CGS 60
Farthings, varieties (5) 1695 struck on a heavy flan of 6.2 grammes, CGS Variety 06, VG, slabbed and graded CGS 10, 1699 Date in exergue, Peck 665 VG, slabbed and graded CGS 5, 1699 Date in legend, no stop after date, VG, slabbed and graded CGS 8, 1700 Large Letters, in a CGS yellow ticket holder, CGS VF Verdigris, 1700 Small Letters CGS Variety 08, VG slabbed and graded CGS 15,
Farthings, varieties (5) 1721 21 over 20 in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder 'Verdigris, Fine' Very Rare, 1721 E over X in REX, CGS Variety 08, VG, slabbed and graded CGS 15, 1721 Stop after date Peck 823, VG, slabbed and graded CGS 10, 1721 Stop to Left of wreath CGS Variety 04, in a Yellow Ticket holder, CGS Verdigris VG, 1721 Stop to right of wreath VF weakly struck with traces of lustre, slabbed and graded CGS 40
Farthings, varieties (5) 1739 Obverse stops weak or missing, CGS Variety 03 Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 25, 1739 No Stops on Reverse CGS Variety 04 VG slabbed and graded CGS 15, 1744 Second A double struck in BRITANNIA, CGS F Verdigris in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder, 1746 V over U in GEORGIVS, Peck 888 VG slabbed and graded CGS 10, 1746 Inverted A for V in GEORGIVS CGS Variety 03, Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 25
Farthings, varieties (5) 1845 Reverse B, 5 over high 5, VF with some contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 45, 1845 Reverse B O over O in VICTORIA GVF, slabbed and graded CGS 50, 1845 Reverse B 8 1/2 teeth date spacing CGS variety 05 in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder 'Cleaned VF', 1845 Reverse A 8 1/4 teeth date spacing EF with some small spots, in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder 'Verdigris EF', 1846 4 over high 4 and 6 over low 6, Cleaned VF in a CGS Yellow ticket holder
Farthings, varieties (5) 1849 B of BRIT with no serif, REG. CGS Variety 04, CGS Yellow Ticket Verdigris VF, 1849 4 over 4 in date, 9 teeth date spacing CGS Variety 03, CGS Yellow Ticket Scratches VF, 1850 FID with no following colon, Unbarred A's in BRITANNIAR, Fine slabbed and graded CGS 25, 1850 5 over 4, I of DEI an inverted 1, CGS Variety 06, VF, slabbed and graded CGS 40, 1851 B of BRIT with no serif, unbarred A's in BRITANNIAR, CGS Variety 06, CGS Yellow Ticket Verdigris EF
Farthings, varieties (6) all high grade in CGS Yellow Ticket holders showing the respective faults on the coins, 1847 Short 1 over 1 in date CGS Variety 03, CGS Corrosion UNC, 1847 B of BRIT with no top serif CGS Variety 04, CGS Corrosion EF, 1848 E over sideways E in DEF CGS Variety 03, CGS Corrosion EF, 1848 Lower break to shamrock stem CGS variety 02, CGS Verdigris EF, 1848 Colon dots weak or almost missing CGS Variety 05 CGS Field Damage EF, 1848 short 1 of date over 1. 4 of date has weak diagonal downstroke. Lower break to Shamrock. 9 teeth date spacing, CGS Variety 06, CGS Corrosion EF
Farthings, varieties (7) 1860 5 Berries, Freeman 503 dies 3+B, UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 80, 1861 5 Berries, first 1 over low 1 CGS Variety 07, About UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 75, 1861 5 Berries No lower colon dot after F:D: CGS Variety 06 About UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 75, 1862 8 over 8 in date CGS Variety 09, UNC with lustre, slabbed and graded CGS 80, 1862 8 over 8 and 6 over 6 UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded CGS 80, 1862 Large 6, closed 2 CGS Variety 07, lustrous UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 80, 1864 Serif 4 in date, CGS Variety 02, About UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 75
Farthings, varieties (8) 1853 WW Raised, Wide Date, Unbarred A's in BRIT CGS Variety 13, EF, slabbed and graded CGS 65, 1853 WW Raised, 12 teeth date width, CGS Variety 14, EF slabbed and graded CGS 60, 1853 WW Raised, Close 3, with traces of a normally positioned 3 EF with Verdigris, in a CGF Yellow Ticket holder, 1853 WW Raised, DEF. in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder Edge Problems EF, 1853 WW Incuse 5 over 5 with broken shamrock stem, CGS Variety 17, slabbed and graded CGS 20, 1854 5 over 5, with filled 4 in date, CGS Variety 03, A/UNC and nicely toned, slabbed and graded CGS 70, 1855 WW Incuse, Lower break to shamrock stem, Unbarred A's in BRITANNIAR, in a CGS Yellow Ticket holder, stained EF, 1855 WW Raised with 1 and both 5's double struck in the date, CGS Variety 06, VF slabbed and graded CGS 45
Penny 1858 8 over 2, this variety previously thought to be 8 over 3 with die cracks showing thinly through the bottom of all four digits of the date showing an earlier stage of the die break associated with this type, recent research has stated this is more likely to be 8 over 2, indeed this coin shows a tiny point at the bottom left of the 8 under magnification. Recent research suggest that this die only had a short working life (Source: Michael Gouby, article Spink Numismatic Circular May 2010 pages 72-73) EF/NEF, Ex-I.Robinson 2/10/1997 £55
Penny 1860 as Freeman 10 dies 2+D but variety with the colon after D:G: pointing left of a tooth rather than directly at a tooth (see notes on page 14 Satin's 'British Bun Pennies and Their Varieties' 2003 edition), now listed as Gouby Obverse E with similar legend to edge alignments, GF/NVF once cleaned, Ex-London Coins Auction A123 7/12/2008 Lot 1243 hammer price £75
Penny 1860 Toothed Border as Freeman 10 dies 2+D with the right hand upright of the Y of PENNY and the top of the first T in BRITT both very weak as to be practically missing, UNC and lustrous with some light hairlines, Ex-Ian Robinson 2/3/1996 £65
Penny 1860 Toothed Border Freeman 13 dies 3+D, the base of the bust extends to the toothed border at the front, the L and C of L.C.W are indistinct with only traces of the W visible, UNC with some light contact marks, retaining around 80% mint lustre, a most attractive example with lots of eye appeal, Ex-W.Nicholls 13/8/1996 £70
Penny 1860 Toothed Border ProofFreeman 11 dies 2+D, struck on a heavier flan of 11.12 grammes, rated R17 by Freeman, some uneven tone on the bust and a couple of thin scratches either side otherwise UNC
Penny 1860 Toothed Border, E of PENNY over P unlisted by Freeman, Freeman dies 4+D, Satin 15, Gouby BP1860NA, (dies F+d) a couple of edge bumps, Fine, with a pleasing even appearance, considerably superior to the example offered in London Coins Auction A141 June 2013 (Lot 1940) which realised £3000 hammer price, of the highest rarity, Ex-Laurie BamfordcollectionDNW 20/6/2006 Lot 22 (realised £950 hammer price), Ex-Dr.D.Ball April 1997, we note at the time of the Laurie Bamford sale there was only one example known, (source J.Jerrams 2001) and to our knowledge only the London Coins A141 coin has shown up since, so believed to be the finest of the two known examples
Penny 1860 Toothed Border, LCW below foot, Freeman 14 dies 3+E UNC with some contact marks on the obverse and considerable mint lustre, a little prooflike, Ex-Croydon Coin Auction 2/5/2000 hammer price £600, very rare in high grade
Penny 1860 Toothed Border, No colon dots after F:D, Gouby T, Satin 19, some nicks and scuffs and a small dig in the reverse field, otherwise Fine, Ex-Laurie Bamfordcollection, DNW 20/6/2006 Lot 24 (Realised £180 hammer price), stated by J.Jerrams to be one of only 4 known examples
Penny 1861 Copper Proof with bronzed finish, Freeman 36 dies 6+G last 1 low and double cut, weight 9.14 grammes, practically FDC with a couple of small spots on the reverse, query from its appearance whether the coin is pure copper (source - Article by Michael Freeman in Coin News January 2005) Ex-DNW 30/11/2000
Penny 1861 Freeman 18 dies 2+D rated R13 by Freeman, probably rarer than Freeman suggests, VF the obverse with a few small spots and some discolouration on the neck, the reverse with some contact marks, Ex-Croydon Coin Auction 13/7/1999 hammer price £95
Penny 1861 Freeman 21 dies 3+D, strong VF with a couple of spots on the lower right side of the reverse, an attractive piece with much eye appeal, Ex-Peck, Ex-Freeman collection Christies 23/10/1984 Lot 14 (part), Ex-Laurie Bamford collection DNW 20/6/2006 Lot 30, hammer price £1200, Very rare rated R18 by Freeman, we note an EF example realised £5500 hammer price in the London Coins Auction A121 6/6/2008, our archive database shows this is only the second example above VG we have offered since 2003
Penny 1861 Freeman 22 dies 4+D UNC the obverse with a slightly uneven by not attractive tone, the reverse with good subdued lustre and a tone spot by ONE, Ex-Croydon Coin Auction 30/11/1999 hammer price £50
Penny 1861 Freeman 24 dies 4+F, Satin 29 (full top leaf) AU/GEF with an attractive and even chocolate tone, extremely rare in this high grade, quite possibly one of the finest, if not the finest extant, rated R17 by Freeman, Ex-Peck, Ex-Freeman, Ex-Laurie Bamford (sold with his ticket), Ex-Croydon Coin Auction 8/5/2007 hammer price £2400
Penny 1861 ProofFreeman 37 dies 6+G rated R17 by Freeman. The fields with very minor marks, retaining almost full lustre, the Queen's bust and Britannia having a cameo appearance, Ex-London Coins Auction 5/3/2006 Lot 1196 hammer price £700
Penny 1862 Bronze ProofFreeman 40 dies 6+G, the 2 in the date double struck, also some letters in the obverse legend, most noticeably D:G: also double struck, rated R18 by Freeman, nFDC with a few light hairlines and a small spot in the obverse field, Ex-M.Rasmussen , Ex-London Coins Auction A107 28/11/2004 Lot 1196 hammer price £1000
Penny 1862 variety with F for E in PENNY unlisted by Peck, Freeman, Gouby or Satin, About VF for wear but has clearly been in the ground with numerous surface marks, however the variety is very clear, Ex-London Coins Auction A115 3/12/2006 Lot 953 hammer price £130
Penny 1863 3 over 1 Gouby BP1863Aa dies J+g with the top of the underlying 1 showing at the top right of the 3, also with a small 'spike' at the top of the right curve of the 3 approaching Fine, a clear example, one of just a handful of examples thus far recorded of this rare type, Ex-London Coins Auction A147 7/12/2014 Lot 2917 hammer price £800
Penny 1863 Open 3 in date unlisted by Freeman, Gouby 1863B, Satin 46, the variety confirmed by the 3 having a curved downward diagonal stroke, the 2003 census in the Satin catalogue states 6 specimens recorded, VG with all major details clear, Ex-J.Workman sale September 2010 £250
Penny 1864 Plain 4 Freeman 49 dies 6+G EF toned the reverse with some contact marks, the obverse with some spots in the fields and on the hair, Ex-Ian Robinson 11/7/1996 £155, extremely difficult to find in high grade, in fact our archive database shows that our previous best sold example was only GVF
Penny 1868 Copper ProofFreeman 58A dies 6+G Ex-James Workman collection Lot 39 (£1500) September 2010 as struck with much original underlying lustre, with a blue and magenta tone, a couple of minor contact marks, otherwise choice
Penny 1875 as Freeman 80 dies 8+H but with a raised dot below the first I in VICTORIA, Gouby BP1875Cd. UNC or near so and lustrous with a few small tone spots. This example sold at London Coins Auction 25/2/2001 hammer price £550 prior to Gouby's publication then described thus: We believe this to be only Bun Penny as such and unlike the 1897 and 1946 raised dot types, this is a perfectly clear circular raised bold dot. (a previous example in VF sold for £160 in LCA 41, Lot 919)
Penny 1875H Bronze ProofFreeman 86 dies 8+J, Excessively Rare, rated R19 by Freeman, nFDC with a couple of tiny spots in the obverse field, Ex-James Workman collection Part 1 (lot 49) September 2010, £1500
Penny 1876H as Freeman 89 dies 8+K a Proof or Specimen striking the reverse with much original mint brilliance, the obverse slightly less sharp but still with almost full lustre, a most attractive example with considerable eye appeal, Ex-J.Welsh 3/7/1997 £580
Penny 1879 as Freeman 97 dies 9+J but with two lights on the lighthouse, the reverse having what appears to be a second top of the lighthouse above the normal, almost like a small shuttle taking off from the top of the lighthouse, unlisted and presumably rare, Ex-London Coins Auction 16/6/2002 hammer price £110
Penny 1882 Freeman 112 dies 11+N (No H below date) Near Fine/About Fine with some edge knocks and some verdigris spots, nevertheless extremely rare with very few examples known, Ex-London Coins Auction A144 1/3/2014 Lot 1862 hammer price £2200
Penny 1882H Freeman 111 dies 11+M this specimen showing part of the upright of the underlying 1, GEF with traces of lustre, Ex-M.Freeman collection Christies 23/10/1981 Lot 69 (part), sold with his ticket, Ex-Croydon Coin Auction 6/9/2005 hammer price £600
Penny 1891 with wide date 15 1/2 teeth date spacing Gouby BP1891Ac (the Gouby plate coin) at the time this was the only recorded example, UNC with practically full lustre, the obverse with small spots, Ex-Laurie BamfordcollectionDNW 20/6/2006 Lot 135 hammer price £340, with Laurie's ticket, sold with a footnote stating 'that a second specimen in similar condition sold for £360 at Croydon Coin Auctions in November 2001 (Lot 171)'
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