S1158, N787. Cnut pointed helmet 1d of London. +AELFGET ON LVND:, weight 0.99g. *REDUCED* Toned with a small patch of deposits on the reverse. Grade: VF
S3984, Davies 1602, ESC 3625 (2122). Edward VII 190 threepence. Scarce. General wear. Grade: VF
S2678, P56, Ev. 25. James I Lennox 3b (Everson type 2) farthing with mm. Flower. Weight 0.56g. Well struck, as usual for this issue. Light wear. Grade: gVF
S1356C, N980A. Henry III cl. 7c1 short cross penny, ADAH ON LVND (Adam). Weight 1.37g. Dark tone, weak in places. Grade: gFine
S1698, N1331a, Withers 1ai. Richard 2nd early halfpenny with annulet below bust, Lombardic Ns and terminal annulet to the reverse legend. Weight 0.50g. Rare. The reverse double struck at the...
S1174, N817. EdC trefoil/quadrilateral penny of London. LIFINCC ON LVND. Weight 0.99g. *REDUCED* Pierced with a central crack. Grade: gFine/VF
S1570, N1193. Edward III pre-treaty groat, ser. Ga with annulet under the bust and reversed Ns. Weight 4.58g. Of good weight on a full flan. Grade: aVF
S2211, N1712. Henry VII cl. IIIb halfgroat of Canterbury. A joint issue between the King and Archbishop. mm. Tun/Lis. Weight 1.48g. ex L A Lawrence, Glendining 28/11/1951 lot 1240pt and...
S3206. Charles I Rose farthing, mm. Crescent, weight 1.10g. Slightly irregular with general wear. Grade: aVF
S3203, P343. Charles I Rose type 2f copper farthing with mm. Rose/Mullet. Weight 0.66g. ex Shuttlewood 768pt and C Cooke collection (1568) Light wear only with slightly pitted surfaces. A...
S1159, N790. Cnut short cross 1d of Stamford. Moneyer Thurulf. DVRVLF ON STAN. Weight 1.05g. *REDUCED* A pleasing coin with light toning. Grade: gVF
S1157, N781. Cnut quatrefoil 1d of York. SPERTINC O EOI. Weight 0.88g. *REDUCED* A small chip above the head and a few pecks. Grade: VF
S1154, N777, Mossop pl.XXIV/14 same rev. die. Aethelred II last small cross 1d. LEFINC MO LINCO. Weight 1.07g. *REDUCED* Well struck and high grade, but cracked in the strike and...
S1152, N775. Aethelred II Helmet penny of Lincoln. SVNEGOD MO LINC. Weight 1.46g. *REDUCED* Light wear. Grade: VF
S3183, P182. Charles I Richmond farthing with mm. 3 Lis. Weight 0.17g. ex Shuttlewood lot 736pt and C Cooke collection (1251). Cut out off-centre, with the next coin in the...
S3183, P182. Contemporary counterfeit Charles I copper Richmond farthing with mm. 3 Lis. Weight 0.34g. ex Patrick Finn list 16, no.366 (1999). General even wear. Grade: aVF
S2076, N1610. Edward IV 1st reign halfpenny of York, mm.lis and trefoils by the neck. Weight 0.26g. Small and the legend partially flat, but rare with a good portrait. Grade: aVF...
S1372, N996. Henry III class Vf long cross 1d of Canterbury, WILLEM ON CANT. Weight 1.30g. Toned, the obverse struck slightly off centre. Grade: VF
S1585/1584, N 1156/1149. Edward III Pre-Treaty penny of London. Series D/C mule, the obverse with normal R, the reverse legend with longer serifs. Weight 1.04g. A good portrait. Grade: VF+...
S1356B, N979. Henry III cl.7b4 short cross penny. GEFFREI ON LVND. Weight 1.42g. A good portrait, the reverse struck a little off-centre. Toned. Grade: aVF
S3930, Davies 1236, ESC 3359 (1956). Victoria Jubilee Head groat, struck for use in British Guiana. Minimal wear to the high points and attractively toned. Grade: EF+
S3722, P892. George II 1754 farthing. The last year of issue. Some wear to the laurel and other high points. Grade: VF+
S3927, Davies 988, ESC 3144 (1357). Victoria 1890 large Jubilee Head shilling. Light wear to the high points. Grade: EF
S3434, ESC 830 (504). William & Mary 1st issue halfcrown, first shield reverse with caul and interior frosted, no pearls. Scarce. Even wear to both sides, pleasing. Grade: VF
S2811, N2240. Charles I Tower mint 6d Group D, mm. Portcullis with a large harp in the arms. Weight 2.54g. ex Dr J R Hulett collection (bt. F. Rist, 5th...
S1151, N774. Aethelred II long cross 1d of London, the moneyer Eadmund. EADMVND M-O LVND. Weight1.66g. Toned, the legend weak over the same area both sides. Grade: VF+
S3913, Davies 1201, ESC 3319 (1930). Victoria YH 4d. The first year of issue. A trace of wear only. Weak hair as often seen the deeply engraved reverse sucks the metal...
S3615A, ESC 1152. Anne post-Union 1709E* shilling struck from local dies with Edinburgh bust and Z type 1 in date. Rare [R2]. Even wear. A respectable example of this variety....
S4022A, Davies 1753, ESC 3775 (943). George V 1924 second coinage florin. Light even wear. Grade: nEF
S4013, Davies 1740, ESC 3762 (936). George V 1917 1st coinage florin. Scarce. Toned with minimal wear. Grade: gEF
S3895, Davies 765, ESC 2889 (849). Victoria 1878 Gothic florin, die 8. Some small contact marks. Grade: gVF
Spink's annual price reference for 2019. Split into two parts - predecimal and decimal. Will supply a limited number of either part separately on request, £22 for the predecimal, £7...
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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