Fifty Pence Pattern or Trial undated (c.1961) 10-sided struck in cupro-nickel 12.34 grammes EF in a London Mint Office box with certificate, similar to the example in the Joanna Tansley collection DNW 28/9/2005 Lot 430
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 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 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
Farthing 1714 Pattern in Silver Peck 758 dies 4*+F, Obverse: ANNA DEI GRATIA, portrait with rust spots on the throat and chin. Reverse: the rim shows a flaw on the border opposite BRI with the appearance of flattening and there are rust spots on the shield and globe. GEF, slabbed and graded CGS 65, the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report, Ex-DNW September 2015 Lot 778
Penny 1911 Hollow Neck, I of BRITT points to a rim tooth, unlisted by Freeman, Gouby BP1911 B (dies X+a) VF or better, our archive database shows this is by far the finest example we have offered, most examples show up in VG to Fine, Ex-DNW 1/11/1999 hammer price £75
Parthia Gold Stater Mithridates VI 120-63 BC Tomis Mint HA in front of Athena obv Diademed Head of Alexander the Great facing right, rev Athena Nikephoros enthroned holding Nike in right hand left arm resting on shield trident in exergue GVF or better ex DNW 11th June 2014 Lot 26 realised £644
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 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)'
Penny 1967 Mint Error - Mis Strike a double reverse on a heavier flan weighing 9.76 grammes, the date on one side doubled on the first three digits, EF with some toning and a few small spots, Ex-DNW 30/11/2000 hammer price £100
Farthings (3) 1673 Peck 522 Bold Good Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 30, Ex-DNW October 2004 (VF), 1675 R over O in CAROLO VG, slabbed and graded CGS 15, 1675 Ribbons touch O of CAROLO VG, slabbed and graded CGS 10, this the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Bil. Centenionales (2) Crispus Caesar, London 322, cuiraissed and armed bust l. in ornamented helmet rev. altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX, PLON in ex. (RCV 16726) GVF: Constantine II Caesar, London 321, cuiraissed bust l. rev. as last, P-A in field (RCV 17150) GVF, both ex Langtoft hoard DNW 13/3/02: Bil. Light Maiorina Constans, Siscia 348, cuiraissed bust l. holding globe, rev soldier leading captive from hut (RCV 18691) GVF with small flan split on shoulder (3)
Sixpence 1867 Plain Edge Proof, Davies Dies 3A with upright die alignment (similar to the rare 1871 and 1879 Proof issues), the Proof issue listed by ESC, Davies, Krause and Spink is listed only as a milled edge Proof and never listed as a Plain edge coin. Die Number 24, this number previously unrecorded on a Proof strike (previously it was thought that the Proof issues were only from Die Number 2) extensive research by the vendor over a number of years has recorded only 5 milled edge examples (all die number 2), and just this example as a Plain edge Proof, UNC and with an attractive grey tone, the high points with just a hint of cabinet friction, previously from the Alfred BoleCollection (Ex-DNW 16/3/2011 Lot 191), quite possibly unique
PennyEdward VIIundatedtrial c.1902 produced by the Kings Norton Metal Co. Birmingham, on a thin flan weighing 8.43 grammes, Obverse: Bust of the King, right, within a raised inner circle, no legend, with a toothed border, Reverse: Toothed border, no legend, a design of 20 groups of four interlinked circles, within, four further groups of 25 interlinked circles, these groups interlinked with a further four separate circles within each ring, GVF, the obverse weakly struck, of extreme rarity, possibly the only known example, we note similar in style to the lots 383 and 384 in the J.Tansley Collection DNW 28/9/2005 (realised £460 and £800 hammer price respectively), these two pieces on flans of 10.12 grammes and 10.25 grammes
Penny 1860 Pattern Restrike in Bronzed Copper by Joseph Moore, Obverse 4,Reverse D, Freeman 861, Peck 2133 the obverse showing many rust spots on the neck, jaw and low down on the neck, the reverse showing many rust spots in the field, rated R18 by Freeman, Ex-Magnay collectionGlendinings November 1979, Ex-DNW 3/2/99
PennyEdward the Martyr Sole type Mossop Plate I, No.30 B.M.C. I, No.17 (same dies) S.1142North 763 Lincoln mint, moneyer LEVIG, weight 1.4 grammes, VF/GVF, Very Rare (bought Spink 1986 £1250) superior to the example in the Judson Collection which realised £2500 hammer price at DNW October 2002
Crown 1746 VICESIMO ProofESC 126 Choice FDC or near so and attractively toned grey with hints of peripheral gold, This is from the E.D.J.Van Roekel collection of superior Crowns, sold Spink November 2001 auction, lot 190, described as ‘FDC very attractively toned.' Nicer than the Montagu/Nightingale specimen and arguably finer than the Terner collection specimen and the DNW sale 86 (lot 790 June 2010) specimen, which fetched £10,900 including premium
Penny 1860 Pattern unsigned, probably by L.C.Lauer for A.Weyl in copper Young Head left, VICTORIA D.G.BRITANNIAR REG. F.D. date below, Reverse Shields cruciform with roses, thistles and shamrocks in the angles, .UNITED. KINGDOM . AND . GREATER . BRITAIN . ,ONE PENNY below, plain edge Freeman 874. Peck 2145, UNC with a small nick on the neck and attractively toned, Ex-Glendining 15/12/1993 Lot 258, Ex-Colin AdamsSpink Auction 3011 23/7/2003 Lot 194, Ex-Laurie Bamford Sale DNW 20/6/2006 Lot 194
Bombay Duncan Stratton and Co. Bronze Coining Trial Proving Piece undated (c.1905-6) by Greenwood and Batley, Leeds Obverse monogram, Reverse Tiger 24mm in bronze Ex-DNW 5/10/2002 sold with original description, GVF or better with toning area on the lion's face
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