Hammered coins are those made by placing a blank between two dies and literally hitting the top die with a hammer. This was the standard method of coin production in Britain prior to the introduction of the milled coinage in 1662.
S3217, ESC 145 (993). Commonwealth 1655 shilling. Rare. Books at £1100 in VF. Weight 5.81g. Slightly small, but close to full weight with good detail. Grade: VF
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+
S3206. Charles I Rose farthing, mm. Crescent, weight 1.10g. Slightly irregular with general wear. Grade: aVF
Richmond 1c (Everson type 2) im. Large lis. P180 Everson 91. Struck on a full flan with good detail, particularly to the obverse. Weight 0.48g. ex-Johnstone and Cooke. Comes with...
S2851, N2274. A presentable example with all detail present. Weight 0.25g. Grade: VF
S3198A, P234, Ev. C80. Charles I counterfeit Maltravers 2b farthing with mm. Bell. Weight 0.36g. Softly struck with a dark tone. Grade: nVF
S3198, P236, Ev. 131h. Charles I Maltravers farthing, 6 strings, mm. Bell. Weight 0.23g. Chipped, but high grade. Grade: gVF
S3183, Everson type 60b, P134. Copper farthing, im. Lombardic A. A full flan with slight weakness. Weight 0.42g. ex-Shuttlewood & Cooke. Grade: VF+
S3183, Everson C61, P182. Everson type 2 counterfeit(?) 'Richmond' copper farthing, im. 3 lis. Weight 0.39g. Ex-Patrick Finn. Possibly a poorly executed genuine piece. Grade: VF
S3183, Everson 62, P136. Everson type 2 copper farthing, im. Annulet. A full flan but slightly creased and with reverse flaws (noted by Everson as normal for this type. Weight...
S3183, Everson 71d, P150. Everson type 2 copper farthing, im. Cross patee. A slightly ragged flan with good detail. Weight 0.30g. ex-Shuttlewood and Cooke. Grade: VF/gVF
S3183, Everson 63, P138. Everson type 2 copper farthing, im. Pellet in Annulet. Struck slightly off centre with some pitting. Weight 0.38g. ex-Shuttlewood & Cooke. Scarce. Grade: VF
S3183, Everson 101, P191. Everson type 2 copper farthing, im. Tower. A small rim bruise and slightly water-worn, otherwise OK. Weight 0.34g. ex-Cooke. Grade: nVF
Everson 105a, P195. Everson type 3/2 mule copper farthing, im. Crescent. Struck slightly off centre, the dies used are notably ovoid with the design height being 17mm whilst the width...
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. Charles I Richmond type 1c farthing with mm. Three Lis. ex Colin Cooke collection. Well centred and toned. Grade: gVF
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
S3183, P189, Everson 99a. Charles I Richmond farthing with mm. shield. General wear with a small nick. Grade: gFine / aVF
S3183, Everson 88b, P169. Everson type 2 copper farthing, im. Key (vert). Slightly crinkled with the usual messy mark. Weight 0.39g. Very Scarce. Grade: Fine
S3205, Everson 188, P338. Everson type 4a/4b copper farthing, im. Crescent. Reasonable detail, slightly flawed and with a slight chip on the edge. Weight 0.79g. Grade: VF
S3206, Everson 203, P343. Charles I Everson 4b copper farthing, im. Crescent/Mullet. Weight 1.10g. Good detail on a heavier than normal flan. Grade: gVF
S3206, Everson 202, P345. Everson 4b copper farthing, im. Mullet. Lacquered. Weight 0.90g. Grade: VF
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...
S2791, Sharp E1/1, N2225. im. Bell. An excellent portrait. Weight 5.77g. Ex Rasmussen list 6/170. Grade: aEF
S2791, Sharp E3/2, N2225. im.Tun. A nice portrait struck on a slightly small irregular flan. Weight 5.96g. Grade: VF
S2794, Sharp F1/1, N2228. im.Tun F1/1 shilling with double arched crown and small mark of value. Decent detail. Scarce. Weight 5.70g. Grade: gFine/VF
S2817, N2246. Group F, i.m. Star. An oval flan, with a slightly weak portrait. Weight 2.85g. Grade: Good Fine
S2816, N2245. Charles I 'Aberystwyth' bust sixpence with initial mark Anchor (flukes right both sides). Slabbed CGS 55. An excellent portrait piece. Grade: a bold 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...
S3204, P321, Ev. 176a.. Charles I transitional rose farthing 3/4a with mm. Mullet/Crescent. Weight 0.96g. General wear. Grade: nVF
S3321, N2761, ESC 299 (454). Charles 2nd third hammered issue halfcrown, mm.crown. Kings name reads CAROLV. Weight 15.19g. Toned with even wear. The legend error reading is rare. ex Hunt,...
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...
S1159, N790. Cnut short cross penny. AELFRIC ON NORD: Weight 1.18g. Little wear, but a trifle messy as the dies were badly rusted. Grade: gVF
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
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...
S1450, N1058. Farthing i.m. Cross pattee. Good detail with a little encrustation on an oval flan. Weight 0.34g. Grade: VF
S1433, N1045/1. London Mint halfpenny. No top bar to the A of TAS. Not recorded in Withers or any other reference to my knowledge and presumably rare. Obverse scratch. Weight...
S1415, N1071/1074. Edward I penny of Berwick, Blunt class Ia/IIb mule with trifoliate crown and mint reading BEREVVICI. Rare. Crude with some weakness to the legend. Grade: Good fine
S.1415, N.1071, Blunt 1a. Edward I penny of Berwick, local dies. 1.28g. Weak in parts, good fine, the portrait better. ex. Lord Stewartby (II), Spink 237, 28th June 2016, lot...
S.1415, N.1080, Blunt IVc. Penny of Berwick, weight 1.33g. Flat in parts, about fine, the reverse with a pleasing tone. ex Lord Stewartby (II), Spink 237, 28th June 2016, lot...
S1408, N1037/1. Edward I cl. 9b penny of London. Flat crown, unbarred A's & N's. Weight 1.44g. Weak in parts, the reverse slightly off-centre. Grade: gFine
S1472 N1069/2, Withers 13b. London Mint. Reads EDWARDVS REX AN. Slightly crimped. Weight 0.59g. Grade: Fine
S1472 Withers II(i), N1069/2. London Mint. Reads EDWARDVS REX ANG with an extra pellet in two quarters. Slightly porous but rare. Weight 0.66g. Grade: gFine
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....
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+...
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.
S1605, N1213. Edward III pre-treaty ser. Gf penny of York struck under Abp. Thoresby. ex Lord Stewartby 1142d. Weight 0.95g. Worn with a few surface marks. Grade: Fair
S2108, N1639. Canterbury mint under Abp. Bourchier. i.m.Rose. C on breast, Rose in centre of reverse. A slightly weak portrait but all detail present. Weight 1.28g. Grade: nVF