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London Coins Auction 173
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 174
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 175
5th - 6th December 2021

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England : Hammered Coins

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Auction 170
Hammered Coins 1642 with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with bands on obverse only, Spink 2724, Schneider 284, Brooker 830, North 2381 a splendid example of the iconic coin graded and encapsulated by NGC as AU53 rare and desirable thus, comes with a retail ticket price of £65,000 which being the price the current vendor paid some years ago surely makes this lot a bargain at the current estimate. The was in progress when this fabulous coin was stuck after Charles raised the Royal Standard in on 22nd 1642 he set up his court in Oxford where this spectacular piece was minted. The war against 's New Model Army dragged on until 1646 by which time Oxford was bed with Charles escaping dressed as a servant. Charles joined the Scottish Presbyterian army but nine months later was handed over to the English Parliament after a payment of £100,000 was made. Negotiations between King and Parliament began but descended into intrigue as Charles made a secret deal with the Scots who invaded in 1648 starting the Second Civil War. Once again Cromwell's New Model Army prevailed with Charles fleeing to Carisbrooke Castle on the . Further negotiations collapsed into disarray with Parliament reducing itself to the so called Rump Parliament which eventually resulted in the and extion in January 1649 of
£40,000 London Coins : A170 : Lot 1344 : Triple Unite 1642 Oxford Mint with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with band... London Coins : A170 : Lot 1344 : Triple Unite 1642 Oxford Mint with tall narrow bust, declaration within wavy lines, plumes with band...

Auction 166
Hammered Coins 1652 an imitation weighing 12.13 grammes, Large figure 2 in date, centralized stop in value, re-entered N in ENGLAND, ESC 429, Bull 25, VG with some misty areas
£80 London Coins : A166 : Lot 1478 : Halfcrown Commonwealth 1652 an imitation weighing 12.13 grammes, Large figure 2 in date, centralized... London Coins : A166 : Lot 1478 : Halfcrown Commonwealth 1652 an imitation weighing 12.13 grammes, Large figure 2 in date, centralized...

Auction 154
Hammered Coins 1643. mint. Mint mark plume with bands, on obverse only. S2727. North 2384 (Very Rare) Schneider 295. Obverse, ornate taller bust CAROLVS. D: G: MAGN: BRIT: FRAN: ET: HIB: REX. Reverse, ‘Declaration’ on continuous scroll RELIG: PROT: LEG: ANG LIBER: PAR (This is Charles promising to protect ‘the religion of the Protestants, the laws of , the liberty of Parliament’) with denomination numerals (III) above and date 1644 below. A tiny piece of excess metal is evident on the reverse above PROT. This is the same original flaw as seen on the Schneider specimen from the same dies. EF, An exceptional coin, fully round and well centred. All lettering and detail crisply struck. The Triple Unite was produced in the early years of the in the period 1642-1644 and it was the most spectacular coin issued during a reign known for its numismatic diversity. Charles I moved his base from London to Oxford in 1642, but Parliament had sred the support of the with its bankers and merchants. Nevertheless the king was determined to continue the production of and coinage and set up the Oxford mint in New Hall Inn, Oxford. The Triple Unite was in effect a large propaganda piece produced by the Royalists in their ongoing clash with the forces of Parliament, and was made in very small numbers over a 3 year period.
£56,000 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1719 : Triple Unite 1643. Oxford mint. Charles I  Mint mark plume with bands, on obverse only. S2727. North... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1719 : Triple Unite 1643. Oxford mint. Charles I  Mint mark plume with bands, on obverse only. S2727. North...

Auction 151
Hammered Coins 1649 mintmark Sun, No Stop after ENGLAND with the D triple struck, as New ESC 178, Old ESC 1483A, Fine or better, nicely toned with some weaker areas
£340 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2130 : Sixpence 1649 Commonwealth mintmark Sun, No Stop after ENGLAND with the D triple struck, as New ESC ... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2130 : Sixpence 1649 Commonwealth mintmark Sun, No Stop after ENGLAND with the D triple struck, as New ESC ...

Auction 141
Hammered Coins 1652 an unusual variety with 2 over 1 in date (2 double struck) and COMMON.WEALTH with no stop after ENGLAND, the coin showing the key identifiers of ESC 985A and 986G, Fine the identifiers very clear
£500 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1158 : Shilling 1652 Commonwealth an unusual variety with 2 over 1 in date (2 double struck) and COMMON.WEA... London Coins : A141 : Lot 1158 : Shilling 1652 Commonwealth an unusual variety with 2 over 1 in date (2 double struck) and COMMON.WEA...

Auction 141
Hammered Coins 1649 with double struck O in OF and double struck L in ENGLAND as ESC 1483 Good Fine with some weaker areas
£260 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1172 : Sixpence 1649 Commonwealth with double struck O in OF and double struck L in ENGLAND as ESC 1483 Goo... London Coins : A141 : Lot 1172 : Sixpence 1649 Commonwealth with double struck O in OF and double struck L in ENGLAND as ESC 1483 Goo...

Auction 140
Hammered Coins Hammered (17) Group representing , , Ireland and the continent from the period to the renaissance, denominations and rulers vary, grades from fair to fine
£220

Auction 138
Hammered Coins Hammered (4) An interesting group which represents the transition from short cross to cross and pellets coinage in during the , Class 5c SIMON ON CAN mint (N,971, S.1352) GF, very slight flan loss but a clear portrait, Penny Class 5a RICARD ON LVND mint (N.991/2, S.1367),VF and nicely toned, flan slightly crimped and the reverse a little off struck, Penny Class VI IOH ON SEINTED Bury s mint (N.1001, S.1377) Fine, the crude portrait mostly clear, probably from the , Penny Edward I Class 4d with pellet at beginning of Obv. and rev. legend Canterbury mint (N.1026, S.1419) GF and toned
£120

Auction 133
Hammered Coins 1652 ESC 1486 with double struck D in ENGLAND Fine with some old scratches on the reverse
£170 London Coins : A133 : Lot 200 : Sixpence Commonwealth 1652 ESC 1486 with double struck D in ENGLAND Fine with some old scratches on ... London Coins : A133 : Lot 200 : Sixpence Commonwealth 1652 ESC 1486 with double struck D in ENGLAND Fine with some old scratches on ...

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