S4158, Freeman 475 (4+D). Elizabeth II 1956 halfpenny with obverse 4 (I of GRATIA to right of dot) and reverse D (L of HALF points to tooth), both with wide...
S3657, ESC 1646 (2328A). George I 1725 maundy penny with variable sized lettering. Light wear. Grade: gVF
S4087, ESC 4304 part. George VI 1937 Maundy fourpence. Scarce. Toned, with a trace of friction to the highest points. Grade: gEF
S1175, N818. Edward the Confessor small flan 1d of London, the moneyer Eadwine. AEDINE ONN LV. Weight 1.05g. *REDUCED* A strong strike with a few peck marks. A small reverse...
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
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
S3761, ESC 2421. George I 1800 old head Maundy penny, mistruck with ORGI in the obverse field and HI in the reverse field. Light friction to the highest points, the...
A copper or bronze medal with suspension loop issued by Lytham Amateur Swimming Club, date unknown. 29mm diameter, weight 13.49g. Light friction to the high points. Grade: gVF
S3956, Freeman 289. Victoria 1862 bronze halfpenny. Much lustre with some reverse toning. Grade: Uncirculated
S3956, Freeman 354. Victoria 1885 young head bronze halfpenny. Subdued lustre and a hint of friction to the obverse only. Grade: gEF/Unc
S3719, Peck 881. George II 1751 old head copper halfpenny. Toned with a trace of wear to the high points. Struck from old, flawed dies Grade: aEF
S3958, F566, P1921. Victoria 1892 bronze farthing. Scarce date. Toned. Grade: UNC
S3959, F532, P1892. Victoria 1875H bronze farthing with a partially blocked E of REG. Toned with light friction Grade: aEF
S3717, Peck 852. George II 1738 halfpenny with the R of REX appearing to be over a rotated A. Toned with general wear. Grade: nVF
S3717, Peck 853. George II 1739 halfpenny. General wear. Grade: nVF
S3964, Freeman 579. Victoria 1901 veiled head farthing with mint toned finish. Practically as struck Grade: Uncirculated
S4060, Freeman 601. George V 1922 bronze farthing. Toned, with a hint of friction. Grade: gEF
S4119, Freeman 658. George VI 1952 second issue farthing with no IND IMP. Virtually full lustre. Grade: Uncirculated
S3848, P1471. William IV 1834 copper farthing with raised line on the saltire. Scarce. Practically as struck. Grade: Uncirculated
S4116, Freeman 636.. George VI 1941 bronze farthing. A bare hint of toning. Grade: Unc
S3960, P1937. 1885 Third farthing. Previously slabbed ICG MS64RB no.4784161101 (insert with coin). Some lustre. Grade: UNC
S3960, P1933. Victoria 1878 bronze third farthing. Struck for use in Malta. Scarce. A hint of friction to the hair. Grade: gEF
S3960, P1926. Victoria 1866 bronze third farthing. The first year of issue. Struck for use in Malta. Scarce. Toned with light friction to the high points. Grade: EF
S4037, Davies 1705, ESC 3737 (778). George V 1929 4th coinage halfcrown. Wear to the high points. Grade: EF
S4037, Davies 1701, ESC 3734 (777). George V 1928 4th Coinage halfcrown. A trace of friction to a few high points. Grade: EF+
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
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
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
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...
S2570, BCW CN-a1. Elizabeth I third coinage penny with mm. crown. Weight 0.31g. Slightly creased but a decent portrait. Grade: gFine
S3812, Davies 250, ESC 2405 (1254). George IV 1825 third issue bare head shilling. Toned with minimal friction. Grade: EF
S3923, Davies 542, ESC 2699 (397). Victoria 1888 Jubilee Head double florin. Light rim marks, but toned with good eye appeal. Grade: gVF/nEF
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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