S872, Pirie 2106. Ethelred irregular issue styca. EDILRED, EAADIILE (Eardwulf). Weight 0.69g. Weak in parts Grade: aFine
S4015, Davies 1934, ESC 3937 (2124). George V first issue 3d in sterling silver. Scarce. Toned. Grade: gVF
S3984, Davies 1593 (1B), ESC 3620- (2117). Edward VII 1904 3d. Scarce. General wear, the reverse better. Grade: VF
S3914C, Davies 1300, ESC 3418 (2080). Victoria type A4 young head 3d. Moderate wear. Grade: VF
S1605, N1158. Edward III pre-treaty 1d, ser. Ga of York with mm. Cross 3. Weight 1.05g. ex Lord Stewartby 1142a. General wear. Grade: Fine or slightly better.
S1565, N1147, LAL 30. Edward III 4th coinage pre-treaty 4d with mm. cross 1 and wedge tailed R. Weight 4.47g. ex-Lord Stewartby 1095c. Of good weight on a small flan....
S3882, Davies 433, ESC 2564 (282). Victoria young head crown with cinquefoil stops and narrower date with plain 4. Reverse rim bruise at 3 o'clock and general wear. Grade: aVF...
S3882, Davies 435, ESC 2567 (286). Victoria Young Head crown. Last year of issue. General wear. Grade: aFine
S3921, Davies 480, ESC 2585 (296). Jubilee head crown. First year of issue. General wear with a dark tone. Grade: aVF
S4015, Davies 1927 (3+B), ESC 3930 (2128). George V 1914 1st issue threeepence. Vaguely toned. Grade: Unc
S4085, Davies 2232, ESC 4279 (2152). George VI 1938 silver 3d. Spotty toning, particularly to the obverse. Grade: gEF
S4085, Davies 2238, ESC 4298 (2158). George VI 1944 silver threepence. Struck for use in the West Indies. Scarce. Weakly struck on the obverse, the reverse a little better Grade:...
S4085, Davies 2230, ESC 4275 (2150). George VI 1937 silver 3d. First year of issue. Practically as struck. Grade: Unc
S4035, Davies 1943, ESC 3945 (2140). George V 3rd coinage 1926 modified effigy threepence. Minimal wear but a little dull. Grade: EF
S3948, P1514. Victoria 1857 plain trident copper penny. A few contact marks to both sides. Toned. Grade: EF
S4055, F214. George V 1936 small bare head penny. Light friction, subdued lustre. Grade: EF
S4114, F229. 1944 George VI 1st issue penny. Mint toned. A couple surface marks. Grade: EF
S4117, F240. 1950 George VI 2nd issue penny. Scarce. Light wear. toned. Grade: EF
S4055, F212. 1935 small bare head penny. A small spot in the hair, o/w virtually full lustre. Grade: gEF
Davis 65. 1812 Union Copper Company 1d token. Centre line of cuff points to N in COMPANY. Edge, centre grained. General wear, toned. Grade: nVF
S2356, N1815, Withers 1Da. Henry VIII 2nd coinage 1/2d from the London mint. i.m. Arrow. Weight 0.30g. Soft in parts, but not too much wear. Grade: aVF
S3556, P703. William III 1701 halfpenny with unbarred A's in the reverse legend. Very scarce. Even wear to both sides. Grade: Fair
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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