S2211, N1712, wt. 1.31g. Henry VII Canterbury 2d, struck jointly with the archbishop. No stops. Struck on a small flan as is often the case. Grade: Fine+
S2210, N1712, wt. 1.47g. King and Abp. Morton joint issue 2d of Canterbury. mm. Tun with rosette stops. Struck on a small flan of full weight with an attempted piercing....
S2207, N1710, wt 1.32g. Archbishop Morton halfgroat, mm. tun/-, open crown, M in centre of reverse. A full round coin with decent detail and a couple of dents. Scarce. Grade:...
S.2679, Everson 27, P.61. Lennox 3c farthing mm. Annulet. Slightly creased with a stable green patina. Ex C E Blunt, purchased fro Quai Voltaire, Paris in 1925 (5Fr), and Lord...
S.3790, ESC 2152 (1235), D86. 1819 new coinage shilling. Attractive old toning with lots of eye-appeal. Minor marks to the cheek. Previously slabbed NGC MS63. Grade: Good EF
S.3812, ESC 2409 (1257), D.232. 3rd issue,1826 bare head shilling. Even wear and problem free. Grade: Good fine
The Standard Catalogue. Spink's Coins of England 2017. In 2 parts, pre-decimal and decimal.
A small medal with suspension loop to commemorte the coronation of Edward VII in 1902. On the reverse is an advertisement for Barrett's sweets. Grade: Very fine, the obverse better....
1898 Maundy Set (1d - 4d), pierced as seen.
S3652, ESC -. 1723 SSC sixpence with the S of GEORGIVS struck over a sideways S. Unrecorded in ESC or any other reference to my knowledge. Light friction to the...
S3624, ESC 1459 (1595). 1710 R&P sixpence. General even wear. With ticket stating ex Seaby's Bulletin, December 1968, item SX48. Scarce. Grade: Fair
S3621, ESC ? ( 1593). Normal bust, E* below, J type 1 in date, raised stop after FR. Worn. The reverse punctuation doesn't agree with anything in the current ESC...
S3529, ESC 1270 (1556). Chester mint 6d with 1st bust, large crowns, late harp. A few surface marks, but very rare in any grade. In his recent revision of ESC,...
S4138, ESC 4394 (968G), D2361. Brilliant, practically as struck. Grade: UNC
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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