S3954, F10, Satin 11. Victoria 1860 bronze penny with N over sideways N in PENNY. Rare. Some subdued lustre, light friction and a spot in the hair. Grade: EF
S6116. Hiberno-Norse imitation of Athelred Helmet with a Chester mint signature. LEOFPINE MIO LENG. Extremely rare. Weight 1.24g. We note an example of the same mint in similar grade, but...
S3927, Davies 990, ESC 3147 (1360). Victoria 1892 Jubilee Head shilling. Attractively toned with a little wear to the high points. Grade: EF
S4016. George V 1917 Maundy Set (1d - 4d) Toned Grade: Unc
S1163, N802. Harold I Jewel Cross peny of Norwich. Aelfwald, AELFFPALD ON NOR. Weight 1.13g. Minimal friction to the highest points. Grade: gVF
Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles no.57, The Herbert Schneider Collection Volume Two of English Gold Coins 1603-20th Century, Woodhead P., Spink 2002, pp.309. A couple slight impressions to...
Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles no.47. The Herbert Schneider Collection Volume One, English Gold Coins 1257-1603, Woodhead P., Spink 1996. pp.466. A small area of lamination to the...
S1165, N803. Harold I FDL penny of Lincoln with lis heads in angles. GODRIC ON LINC. Weight 1.02g. A good even strike, but perforated on the cross arm at 9...
S1175, N818. Edward the Confessor small flan 1d of London, the moneyer Eadwine. AEDINE ONN LV. Weight 1.05g. A strong strike with a few peck marks. A small reverse surface...
S4041, Davies 1893, ESC 3903 (1818). George V 1929 fourth coinage sixpence. As struck with a light tone. Grade: Unc
S4024, Davies 1877, ESC 3886 (1809). George V 1923 second coinage sixpence. The rarest debased silver Geo.V sixpence by a wide margin. Light wear to the high points and minor...
S4014, Davies 1864, ESC 3873 (1797). George V 1912 first coinage sixpence. Light wear and toned. Grade: EF
S3983, Davies 1577, ESC 3605 (1793). Edward VII 1909 sixpence. Scarce. Light wear, toned. Grade: nEF
S4041, Davies 1896, ESC 3910 (1821). George V 1932 4th coinage sixpence. Scarce. A trace of friction. Grade: EF+/gEF
S1442, N1045/1, Withers type 1. Edward I cl.3c halfpenny of York. Weight 0.64g. Rare. ex-JJ North collection (SCBI.39, 968 this coin), ticket with coin. The reverse struck a little off-centre...
S1439, N 1045/1, Withers type 3. Edward I cl. 3c halfpenny of Bristol, composite S. Weight 0.63g. Scarce. A slightly weak portrait and a section of ragged edge, the reverse...
RIC 372. Crispus follis Ae3 (17-18.5mm) of Trier. Obv. Bust left, spear over shoulder. Rev. BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, altar, VO/TIS/XX, STR. in exergue. Weight 2.79g. Practically as struck, a little wear...
S4015, Davies 1929, ESC 3932 (2130). George V 1916 first coinage silver 3d. Lightly toned. Grade: EF+
S4015, Davies 1930, ESC 3933 (2131). George V 1917 first coinage threepence. Minimal friction. Grade: EF+
S2570, BCW CN-a1. Elizabeth I third coinage penny with mm. crown. Weight 0.31g. Slightly creased but a decent portrait. Grade: gFine
S4042, Davies 1959. George V 1936 posthumous silver 3d. Comes with an old ticket indicating it cost 4/- in 1967. Toned with a trace of friction. Grade: EF+
S436, VA 730, ABC 1657. Iceni 'ECEN' type silver unit with corn ear/horse. A variety with an extra 3 pellets below the horse in addition to the line of three....
S434, VA 794, ABC 1567. Face/horse silver unit attributed by Van Arsdell to Boudicca. Weight 1.23g. Light wear, toned. Grade: gVF
S3812, Davies 250, ESC 2405 (1254). George IV 1825 third issue bare head shilling. Toned with minimal friction. Grade: EF
S367. Durotriges billon stater. Weight 3.86g. Somewhat porous surfaces with a small verdigris spot behind the head. Grade: gFine
S3056, Besly B2. Charles I crown with shield having 12 even scrolls. This is the earliest of the Exeter crowns, though could conceivably have been struck at Truro if the...
S1163, N802. Harold I Jewel Cross 1d of Norwich. AELPINE ON NORDPIC. *REDUCED* A good portrait with a few pecks to the reverse. Grade: VF
S4011, Davies 1665, ESC 3714 (762). George V 1915 first issue half crown struck in 925 silver. Light wear to the high points. Grade: gVF
S3923, Davies 542, ESC 2699 (397). Victoria 1888 Jubilee Head double florin. Light rim marks, but toned with good eye appeal. Grade: gVF/nEF
S1256, N847. William I profile right 1d of Lincoln. ULF ON LINCINEI. Weight 1.43g. Rare. * REDUCED* The obverse a little weak, the reverse better. Grade: nVF
Mexico 2010 1oz 999 silver. Supplied in plastic capsule. As struck Grade: Unc
S3959, F532, P1892. Victoria 1875H bronze farthing with a partially blocked E of REG. Toned with light friction Grade: aEF
S3963, F572, P1959. Victoria 1896 bronze farthing. Minor spotting, the obverse field brilliant. Grade: UNC
S3958, F566, P1921. Victoria 1892 bronze farthing. Scarce date. Toned. Grade: UNC
S3950, P1569. Victoria 1848 copper farthing. Scarce. Residual peripheral lustre with light friction to the high points. Grade: aEF
Toy Money. Victoria 1848 Model Quarter Farthing. Subdued original colour with a little cabinet friction to the hair strands. Grade: EF+
S1159, N790. Cnut short cross 1d of Chichester, AELFRIC ON CICE. Weight 1.19g. The shortened mint reading is unusual with most reading CICEST. Scarce. *REDUCED* A couple peck marks to...
Coin descriptions will contain references pertaining to that item. These are the main references used by collectors of their respective fields. A list of the prefixes used here is as follows: BCW The Hammered Silver Coins Produced at the Tower Mint During the Reign of Elizabeth I (I D Brown, C H Comber, W Wilkinson). A detailed study of dies, punches and die pairs for Elizabethan silver coins. The definitive reference. (2006) Dxxxx British Silver Coins since 1816 (Peter J Davies). A list of silver coins struck since 1816 which includes proofs and patterns together with more detailed die varieties than ESC. (1st Ed. 1982) ESC xxxx (xxxx) English Silver Coinage since 1649 (Maurice Bull). A list of silver coins...
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