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Pound Elizabeth I : Hammered Coins

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Auction 155
Hammered Coins Pound sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the legend as Schneider 797, die axis alignment 100 degrees, weight 10.98 grammes, this Tun and Lion variety was the first type of Pound struck between June 1593 and May 1594 and it is believed that only 12 specimens exist, the obverse Good Fine, with some weakness to the back of the head, the reverse extremely well struck, on a full round flan and very desirable. We note a Prooflike GEF/UNC example sold in our June 2015 auction and realised £28,000 hammer price, this piece is Ex LCA 153 Lot 1968 when it realised £10,000 hammer price
£9,500 London Coins : A155 : Lot 525 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the lege... London Coins : A155 : Lot 525 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the lege...

Auction 155
Hammered Coins 1567 S.2562 mintmark Lion, we note all other examples except one that we have handled of this date have been mintmark Coronet, VF or better, and superior to the example sold in Auction A153 (that example was Ex-Lingford and Ex-Shuttlewood) which realised £234
£320 London Coins : A155 : Lot 538 : Sixpence Elizabeth I 1567 S.2562 mintmark Lion, we note all other examples except one that we have h... London Coins : A155 : Lot 538 : Sixpence Elizabeth I 1567 S.2562 mintmark Lion, we note all other examples except one that we have h...

Auction 154
Hammered Coins Broad Bust, ear visible S.2520B mintmark Coronet Near VF, smoothed and repaired to the left of SCVT on the reverse
£1,880 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1605 : Half Pound Elizabeth I  Broad Bust, ear visible S.2520B mintmark Coronet Near VF,  smoothed and repa... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1605 : Half Pound Elizabeth I  Broad Bust, ear visible S.2520B mintmark Coronet Near VF,  smoothed and repa...

Auction 153
Hammered Coins Pound sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the legend as Schneider 797, die axis alignment 100 degrees, weight 10.98 grammes, this Tun and Lion variety was the first type of Pound struck between June 1593 and May 1594 and it is believed that only 12 specimens exist, the obverse Good Fine, with some weakness to the back of the head, the reverse extremely well struck, on a full round flan and very desirable. We note a Prooflike GEF/UNC example sold in our June 2015 auction and realised £28,000 hammer price
£10,000 London Coins : A153 : Lot 1968 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the lege... London Coins : A153 : Lot 1968 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the lege...

Auction 153
Hammered Coins Seventh Issue S.2539 mintmark 1 (1601) VF and pleasing and a rare date in this high grade, a suggestion of double striking at the base of the bust hardly detracts from this desirable piece, Ex Seaby Bulletin May 1964 plate 24 coin G1003 £7,000 London Coins : A153 : Lot 1967 : Pound Elizabeth I Seventh Issue S.2539 mintmark 1 (1601) VF and pleasing and a rare date in this hig... London Coins : A153 : Lot 1967 : Pound Elizabeth I Seventh Issue S.2539 mintmark 1 (1601) VF and pleasing and a rare date in this hig...

Auction 152
Hammered Coins Milled Coinage with mint mark Lis North 2019/4 Spink 2543 EF/GVF desirable thus
£12,500 London Coins : A152 : Lot 1981 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Milled Coinage with mint mark Lis North 2019/4 Spink 2543 EF/GVF desirable th... London Coins : A152 : Lot 1981 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Milled Coinage with mint mark Lis North 2019/4 Spink 2543 EF/GVF desirable th...

Auction 151
Hammered Coins Milled Coinage S.2543 mintmark Lis Obverse NEF and beautifully sharp, reverse GVF with hints of red toning, extremely rare and only the third we have offered in 12 years
£11,000 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2065 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Milled Coinage S.2543 mintmark Lis Obverse NEF and beautifully sharp, reverse... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2065 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Milled Coinage S.2543 mintmark Lis Obverse NEF and beautifully sharp, reverse...

Auction 149
Hammered Coins sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the legend Schneider 797 choice GEF/UNC the reverse almost prooflike sharp and crisply struck all round, this coin is so pleasing it has the quality of a milled rather than a hammered coin perhaps the best hammered coin we have seen, in addition an extremely rare variety. This Tun and Lion variety was the first type of Pound struck between June 1593 and May 1594 and it is believed that only 12 specimens exist, the fact that this is the initial issue of this Pound type perhaps explains the care that has clearly gone into the striking £28,000 London Coins : A149 : Lot 1744 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the lege... London Coins : A149 : Lot 1744 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), but with Lion at the end of the lege...

Auction 147
Hammered Coins S.2534, North 2008, Schneider 801 mintmark Key over Woolpack (to left of ) obverse and Key over Woolpack reverse, approaching EF with a small weaker area on the shield, the portrait excellent a most attractive example with much eye appeal, Ex-D.F.Alder Collection, Ex-Spink Numismatic circular LXVIII/5 May 1960 (No.5241)
£10,000 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1896 : Pound Elizabeth I S.2534, North 2008, Schneider 801 mintmark Key over Woolpack (to left of crown) ob... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1896 : Pound Elizabeth I S.2534, North 2008, Schneider 801 mintmark Key over Woolpack (to left of crown) ob...

Auction 147
Hammered Coins S.2520 Third Issue, beaded inner circles, mintmark Rose, single pellet stop after ELIZABETH uneven striking with some areas weak others EF
£3,600 London Coins : A147 : Lot 1838 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520 Third Issue, beaded inner circles, mintmark Rose, single pellet stop a... London Coins : A147 : Lot 1838 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520 Third Issue, beaded inner circles, mintmark Rose, single pellet stop a...

Auction 144
Hammered Coins mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 EF or near so even tone and well balanced with no weak areas or significant problems, desirable and rare thus. Choice EF examples of this type can realise into five figures see lot 605 LCA auction 115 March 2006 pictured on Coins highlights page which realised £11,000.
£5,700 London Coins : A144 : Lot 1097 : Crown Elizabeth I mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 EF or near so even tone and well balanced with no weak ar... London Coins : A144 : Lot 1097 : Crown Elizabeth I mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 EF or near so even tone and well balanced with no weak ar...

Auction 144
Hammered Coins sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), Schneider 799, mintmark O, VF £5,500 London Coins : A144 : Lot 1201 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), Schneider 799, mintmark O, VF London Coins : A144 : Lot 1201 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), Schneider 799, mintmark O, VF

Auction 144
Hammered Coins Sixth Issue S.2534 North 2008, mintmark Woolpack, Standard stops on obverse, annulet stops on reverse, die axis alignment 110 degrees, weight 10.86 grammes, this type unlisted by Schneider, portrait VG, Reverse Fine, all legends bold and clear, Rare £1,800 London Coins : A144 : Lot 1200 : Pound Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2534 North 2008, mintmark Woolpack, Standard stops on obverse, annul... London Coins : A144 : Lot 1200 : Pound Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2534 North 2008, mintmark Woolpack, Standard stops on obverse, annul...

Auction 143
Hammered Coins sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), Schneider 799, mintmark Woolpack annulet stops on reverse and pellets stops on obverse strong VF the portrait with particularly good detail woolpack mint mark both sides and on the obverse to the left of the some unevenness of the fields to the right of the portrait hardly detracts from this pleasing example
£7,000 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1505 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), Schneider 799, mintmark Woolpack ann... London Coins : A143 : Lot 1505 : Pound Elizabeth I sixth issue S.2534, N 2008 (North 3rd issue), Schneider 799, mintmark Woolpack ann...

Auction 143
Hammered Coins S.2520B Mintmark Coronet approaching EF on a full flan, evenly struck so pleasing, a few old scuffs otherwise choice
£5,500 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1454 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520B Mintmark Coronet approaching EF on a full flan, evenly struck so plea... London Coins : A143 : Lot 1454 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520B Mintmark Coronet approaching EF on a full flan, evenly struck so plea...

Auction 143
Hammered Coins Seventh Issue S.2539 mintmark 1 VF, Ex-Glendenning 1982 £5,500 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1504 : Pound Elizabeth I Seventh Issue S.2539 mintmark 1 VF, Ex-Glendenning 1982 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1504 : Pound Elizabeth I Seventh Issue S.2539 mintmark 1 VF, Ex-Glendenning 1982

Auction 142
Hammered Coins S.2534 mintmark O VF with very good portrait, on a full flan, some signs of flan stress behind the bust barely detract £7,000 London Coins : A142 : Lot 1883 : Pound Elizabeth I S.2534 mintmark O VF with very good portrait, on a full flan, some signs o... London Coins : A142 : Lot 1883 : Pound Elizabeth I S.2534 mintmark O VF with very good portrait, on a full flan, some signs o...

Auction 142
Hammered Coins mint mark 1 (1601) S.2583 VF even tone with no significant detractions scarce thus, (EX LCA 124 Lot 1871 march 2009 realised £2,000)
£1,700 London Coins : A142 : Lot 1842 : Halfcrown Elizabeth I mint mark 1 (1601) S.2583 VF even tone with no significant detractions scarce ... London Coins : A142 : Lot 1842 : Halfcrown Elizabeth I mint mark 1 (1601) S.2583 VF even tone with no significant detractions scarce ...

Auction 141
Hammered Coins Milled Coinage S.2543 North 2019/3 Mintmark Star BNJ 1983 Obv 3, Rev 1, this coin noted, Ex-Tom May , Spink s Sydney 17-19 April 2012, Ex-N.C.Jany 1974 (198) and Seaby Coin and 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
£17,000 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1108 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Milled Coinage S.2543 North 2019/3 Mintmark Star BNJ 1983 Obv 3, Rev 1... London Coins : A141 : Lot 1108 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Milled Coinage S.2543 North 2019/3 Mintmark Star BNJ 1983 Obv 3, Rev 1...

Auction 141
Hammered Coins 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
£3,600 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1075 : Crown Elizabeth I mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 the portrait with good detail, fields with a few mino... London Coins : A141 : Lot 1075 : Crown Elizabeth I mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 the portrait with good detail, fields with a few mino...

Auction 140
Hammered Coins mint mark 1 (1601) S.2583 VF even tone with no significant detractions scarce thus, (EX LCA 124 Lot 1871 march 2009 realised £2,000)
£1,600 London Coins : A140 : Lot 1388 : Halfcrown Elizabeth I mint mark 1 (1601) S.2583 VF even tone with no significant detractions scarce ... London Coins : A140 : Lot 1388 : Halfcrown Elizabeth I mint mark 1 (1601) S.2583 VF even tone with no significant detractions scarce ...

Auction 138
Hammered Coins 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
£9,000 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1651 : Angel Elizabeth I First type with wire line inner circles S.2513 mintmark Lis EF struck on a slightl... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1651 : Angel Elizabeth I First type with wire line inner circles S.2513 mintmark Lis EF struck on a slightl...

Auction 138
Hammered Coins Sixth Issue reads ELIZAB S.2535 Schneider 808 North 2009 mintmark Tun 5.5 grammes VF on a full round flan (bought M.Trenerry 25/10/1985 £800)
£6,000 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1701 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Sixth Issue reads ELIZAB S.2535 Schneider 808 North 2009 mintmark Tun 5.5 gra... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1701 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Sixth Issue reads ELIZAB S.2535 Schneider 808 North 2009 mintmark Tun 5.5 gra...

Auction 138
Hammered Coins Three-s Third Issue 1561 with rose and date mintmark Pheon S.2571 North 2002, weight 0.3 grammes Fine on an irregular flan (bought C.J.Martin 1988 £78)
£42 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1859 : Three-Farthings Elizabeth I Third Issue 1561 with rose and date mintmark Pheon S.2571 North 2002,... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1859 : Three-Farthings Elizabeth I Third Issue 1561 with rose and date mintmark Pheon S.2571 North 2002,...

Auction 138
Hammered Coins Third Issue 1561 with Rose behind bust Large Flan with 12.5mm diameter inner circle mintmark Pheon S.2568 North 2000, weight 0.7 grammes, Fine/Good Fine (bought S.Burkenshaw 1985 £28)
£34 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1860 : Threehalfpence Elizabeth I Third Issue 1561 with Rose behind bust Large Flan with 12.5mm diameter in... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1860 : Threehalfpence Elizabeth I Third Issue 1561 with Rose behind bust Large Flan with 12.5mm diameter in...

Auction 138
Hammered Coins Second Issue S.2558 without rose or date mintmark Cross Crosslet, weight 0.4 grammes, Good Fine (bought M.Trenerry 1983 £17)
£24 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1768 : Penny Elizabeth I Second Issue S.2558 without rose or date mintmark Cross Crosslet, weight 0.4 g... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1768 : Penny Elizabeth I Second Issue S.2558 without rose or date mintmark Cross Crosslet, weight 0.4 g...

Auction 138
Hammered Coins Sixth Issue without rose or date S.2580 Obverse SPINE for SPINA mintmark A, weight 0.4 grammes, Fine or near so on a slightly ragged flan (bought S.Burkinshaw 1985 £10)
£20 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1769 : Penny Elizabeth I Sixth Issue without rose or date S.2580 Obverse SPINE for SPINA mintmark A, we... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1769 : Penny Elizabeth I Sixth Issue without rose or date S.2580 Obverse SPINE for SPINA mintmark A, we...

Auction 137
Hammered Coins Broad Bust with ear visible mm Coronet S.2520B better than Fine with some old thin scratches obverse some on the portrait, bright and possibly once in jewellery as there is a tiny rim nick above the I in REGINA although this would have been a strange place to mount the coin, probably needs viewing before buying
£1,800 London Coins : A137 : Lot 1248 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Broad Bust with ear visible mm Coronet S.2520B  better than Fine with some ol... London Coins : A137 : Lot 1248 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Broad Bust with ear visible mm Coronet S.2520B  better than Fine with some ol...

Auction 136
Hammered Coins Broad Bust with ear visible mm Coronet S.2520B Fine with some old thin scratches
£2,400 London Coins : A136 : Lot 1660 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Broad Bust with ear visible mm Coronet S.2520B Fine with some old thin scratc... London Coins : A136 : Lot 1660 : Half Pound Elizabeth I Broad Bust with ear visible mm Coronet S.2520B Fine with some old thin scratc...

Auction 128
Hammered Coins mint mark 1 bold VF drapery particularly sharp, some stress lines as often, the reverse has a small TB stamped in the fourth angle which does not encroach noticeably on the design in the style of Tudor letters so presumed contemporary, this slight distraction is more than compensated by the price estimate without these marks this would very likely be a £4,000-£6,000 item
£2,400 London Coins : A128 : Lot 872 : Crown Elizabeth I mint mark 1 bold VF drapery particularly sharp, some stress lines as often,... London Coins : A128 : Lot 872 : Crown Elizabeth I mint mark 1 bold VF drapery particularly sharp, some stress lines as often,...

Auction 126
Hammered Coins S.2582 mint mark 1 near EF with the Queen's drapery particularly sharp, bold and even all round with an even tone a few small surface marks obverse hardly detract, not far short in overall appeal to Lot 608 in our December 2006 sale (Auction 115) which realised £11,000 hammer price, rare and desirable thus
£4,800 London Coins : A126 : Lot 786 : Crown Elizabeth I S.2582 mint mark 1 near EF with the Queen's drapery particularly sharp, bold a... London Coins : A126 : Lot 786 : Crown Elizabeth I S.2582 mint mark 1 near EF with the Queen's drapery particularly sharp, bold a...

Auction 125
Hammered Coins Hammered (14). Includes Edward I, , , , and together with two Venetian s these with a gold content of around £50 each both pierced. Mostly fine.
£220

Auction 122
Hammered Coins S.2520 Young Bust with beaded inner circles, Mintmark Cross Crosslet Bright About Fine/Fine with a solder mark at the top of the obverse suggesting having been mounted
£550 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1234 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520 Young Bust with beaded inner circles, Mintmark Cross Crosslet Brig... London Coins : A122 : Lot 1234 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520 Young Bust with beaded inner circles, Mintmark Cross Crosslet Brig...

Auction 121
Hammered Coins S.2520B Broad Bust with ear visible, mintmark Coronet NVF lightly clipped and with several scratches to the obverse
£1,200

Auction 111
Hammered Coins S.2534 mm woolpack (1594-96) Light edge crimp to the right of the and a couple of weak striking points otherwise approach
£3,200

Auction 105
Hammered Coins Elizabeth 1 mm cross crosslet VF on a wavy flan perhaps once straightened but a pleasing sharp coin
£1,200

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