Shillings (5) James I (2) Second Coinage, Third Bust Good Fine, Second Coinage mintmark Escallop Fine with poor surfaces, Charles II (3) Fifth Aberystwyth Bust mintmark Tun Fine, Sixth Large Briot Bust mintmark Triangle in Circle NF, Group D, Fourth Bust type 3a, no inner circles, round garnished shield, mintmark Tun Near Fine
Hammered a small group (4) ShillingCharles I Group E S.2797 mintmark Anchor Good Fine with old toning, Sixpences Elizabeth I (2) 1574 S.2563 mintmark Eglantine, Fine with grey tone, Milled Issue 1562 Large Bust, with elaborately decorated dress S.2596 mintmark Star Fine with a hint of ancient tooling under an old grey tone, Sixpence James I 1624 Sixth Bust S.2670 Bold Fine with grey tone, all with old sales tickets
Spur RyalJames I Second Coinage (1606-1607) S.2614North 2080, mintmark Escallop, weight 6.77 grammes, a small edge crack at 1 o'clock on the reverse, skilfully repaired, otherwise VF and with red toning, Ex-St. James Auction 17, 24 May 2011 Lot 92, Ex-Lingford, Glendinings 20/21 June 1951 Lot 892? (not illustrated), a seldom offered type
Halfcrowns to Halfpennies a wide ranging group (45) Halfcrowns Charles I (2) S.2776 mintmark Triangle, S.2777 mintmark Star, Shillings (11) Edward VI Fine Silver Issue S.2482 mintmark y, Elizabeth I (4) Second issue S.2555 mintmark Cross Crosslet, Sixth Issue (2) S.2577 mintmark Key, S.2577 mintmark Tun, Seventh Issue S.2584 mintmark 1, James I (2) Second Coinage S.2655 Fourth Bust, mintmark Bell, Second Coinage 1607 Fifth Bust S.2656 mintmark Grapes, Charles I (4) Group E, S.2797 mintmark Triangle, Group F, larger bust S.2799 mintmark Triangle in Circle, Group G (under Parliament) S.2800 mintmark Sun (2) one struck on an uneven flan, Sixpences (9) Elizabeth I (5) 1562 S.2560 mintmark Pheon, 1562 Milled Issue (2) S.2595 mintmark Star, S.2596 mintmark Star, 1567 Milled Issue S.2599, Small Bust, mintmark Lis, 1579 Fifth Issue S.2572 Mintmark Greek Cross, James I (2) First Coinage, First Bust 1603 S.2647 mintmark Thistle, Fourth Bust S.2658 mintmark Coronet, Charles I Group D, no inner circles, S.2813 mintmark Bell, Charles II Third Issue S.3323 mintmark Crown, Groats (4) Edward IVLondon Mint, Light Coinage, Henry VIII Facing Bust issue S.2199 mintmark Pansy, Elizabeth I Second Issue, S.2556 mintmark Martlet, Charles II Third IssueS.3324 mintmark Crown, Threepences (2) Elizabeth I Fifth Issue 1569 S.2573 mintmark Coronet, Elizabeth I Fifth issue 1578 S.2573 mintmark Greek Cross, Halfgroats (7) Henry VI Calais Mint, Pinecone-Mascle issue S.1877 Mintmark Cross Patonce, Edward IV Canterbury Mint clipped, Henry VII Canterbury Mint S.2209 Mintmark Tun, Elizabeth I, Pellets behind Bust S.2579 mintmark Crescent, James I (3) Smaller Crown on Obverse S.2660 mintmark Trefoil, S.2659 mintmark Trefoil, S.2660 mintmark Thistle, Pennies (8) Henry III Long Cross (3), Henry III Short Cross (2), Edward I London Mint (3), Halfpennies (2) James I S.2663 (2) Near Fine to GVF the majority of the coins evenly struck and Fine or better, with some nearer VF than Fine, a pleasing group
HalfcrownJames I Third Coinage, plain ground line on obverse, Reverse with plume above shield S.2667 mintmark Trefoil VF and fully round with an even grey tone, a pleasing piece, only the third example we have offered since 2003
Shillings (2) James I Third Coinage Sixth Bust S.2668 mintmark Trefoil Fine/Good Fine with a small weak area on the shield, darkly tone at the lower part of the reverse, James I Second Coinage S.2655 mintmark Coronet Bold Fine, toned
Sixpences James I (3) 1623 Third Coinage Sixth Bust S.2670 mintmark Lis VG/Fine, 1623 Third Coinage S.2670 mintmark Lis Fine/Good Fine the obverse with some scratches, 1624 Third Coinage S.2670 mintmark Lis About Fine
Pennies (5) Elizabeth I (4) Second Issue mintmark Marltet VG holed, Second Issue mintmark Cross Crosslet Good Fine, Third issue mintmark Portcullis NF, Sixth Issue mintmark Key Fine, James I Third Coinage mintmark Trefoil VG
UniteJames I Second Coinage, Second Bust S.2618 mintmark Lis VF with some thin scratches on the obverse, the reverse particularly pleasing for the grade, nicely balanced and evenly struck, comes with old collector's ticket
Farthings (17) Edward ILondon Mint, class 9 with E R at the beginning of the obverse legend, Fair, James I Harington type I (2), James I Harington type 2 (5), Charles IRichmond (5) some with old collectors tickets, Charles I Rose (4, 1 holed) VG to VF, along with a Coin weight 22.5mm diameter in brass, for a Halfcrown with D XXX in two lines on each side, About Fine, an interesting group with many varieties and worthy of further study for the variety specialist
Shillings (7) Edward VI Fine Silver issue mintmark y (2), James I Second Coinage (2) one mintmark Coronet, the other not visible, Charles I (2) mintmark Anchor on side, and mintmark Star, Commonwealth 1653 holed in centre, in mixed grades Fair to About Fine
SixpenceJames I 1608 Second Coinage, Fourth Bust S.2658 mintmark Coronet NVF nicely toned and even with an attractive portrait, struck on a full flan, Ex-London Coins Auction A125 7/6/2009 Lot 771 hammer price £160
Rose Ryal30 ShillingsJames I Third Coinage 1619 - 25 Choice Good EF (practically as struck) an exceptional piece, outstanding detail especially the obverse where all the fine detail of the design is crystal clear
Shillings (5) Elizabeth I (2) Second Issue S.2555 mintmark Martlet pleasing Fine, Sixth Issue S.2577 mintmark Tun NVF, James I Third Coinage, Sixth Bust S.2668 mintmark Lis Good Fine and pleasing, Charles I (2) Group F, Sixth Large Briot Bust S.2799 mintmark Triangle in Circle Good Fine and bust, on an uneven flan as often, Group D Fourth Bust, S.2791 mintmark Tun, GF/GVF toned the bust weakly struck, the shield with excellent detail and little real wear, HalfgroatCommonwealth S. Good Fine with some scratches on the reverse, PennyHenry III Good Fine
Rose-Ryal30 ShillingsJames I Third Coinage 1619 - 25 Choice Good EF (practically as struck) an exceptional piece, outstanding detail especially the obverse where all the fine detail of the design is crystal clear
Shillings a collection (18) Edward VI Third Period mintmark Lis, Edward VI Fine Silver Issue mintmark Tun, Philip and Mary 1554 Full titles with mark of value, Elizabeth I First Issue mintmark Lis, Elizabeth I Second Issue mintmark Martlet, Elizabeth I Sixth Issue (3), mintmarks Bell, Woolpack and A, Elizabeth I Seventh Issue mintmark 1, James I First Coinage mintmark Lis, James I Second Coinage mintmark Lis, James I Second Coinage mintmark Grapes, Charles I (6) First Bust mintmark Lis, Fourth Bust mintmark Portcullis, Fourth Bust, no inner circles mintmark Tun, Fifth Bust mintmark Triangle, Fifth Bust mintmark Eye, Sixth Bust (Parliament) mintmark (P)
Shillings (4) Elizabeth I Sixth Issue Mintmark A Fine with some obverse scratches, James I (3) First Coinage Beard appears to merge with collar S.2646 mintmark Thistle VG/Fine, First Coinage, Beard appears to merge with collar S.2646 mintmark Lis VG/Fine, Second Coinage Fourth Bust with plainer armour S.2655 mintmark Rose About Fine, GroatHenry VII mintmark Cross About Fine
Shillings (2) Charles I Group E Fifth Aberystwyth bust type 4.1 var with rounded shoulder S.2797 mintmark Triangle Near Fine with the Scottish part of the shield weak on the reverse and James I First Coinage Second Bust, beard appears to merge with collar S.2646 mintmark Thistle Fine
Rose RyalJames I 2nd coinage mint mark rose 13.75 grams S2613, North 2079, Coincraft J1RY-005 King enthroned holding orb and sceptre portcullis at feet, sharp EF sceptre and detail of side pillars fully struck, a superior piece to a similar coin lot 1887 in our September sale which realised £15,000
LaurelJames I Fourth Bust mm Trefoil S2638B, Coincraft J1LA-045 VF with some metal fatigue obverse portrait in NGC's holder VF35 and wrongly attributed as the rare Fifth Bust S2639, the obverse legend on this coin reads HIB not HI
Hammered (4) Including a Henry III short cross penny, RAVF ON SANTA, Rauf at Bury St. Edmunds mint, Henry III long cross penny NICOLE ON CANT, Nicole at Canterbury mint, Edward I long cross penny, London mint, no stops on reverse, and a James IHalfgroat mintmark lis. Possibly some rare classes among them, condition generally around NVF.
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.
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 (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.
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