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.
S1152, N775. Aethelred II Helmet 1d of Canterbury. GODMAN MO CAENT. Weight 1.24g. An uncommon moneyer for this type with only one coin recorded in the EMC corpus. The obverse...
S3070, N2566, Besly K23, Bull 662/23. Charles I 1644 Exeter halfcrown mm. Rose with Briot horse and oval shield and 7 scrolls. Weight 14.79g. Bull lists 4 examples (2 in...
S3206. Charles I Rose farthing, mm. Crescent, weight 1.10g. Slightly irregular with general wear. Grade: aVF
S3199A, P255, Everson C88. Counterfeit copper farthing, Maltravers type 3 with mm. Bell on the obverse and Cross Patee Fitchee on the reverse. Extremely rare. Weight 0.26g. Poorly executed, weak...
S3065, Besly J14 no.12 (this coin). Charles 1st Exeter undated 2/6d, mm. Rose. King turned, facing viewer, oval shield garnished with 5 small and 2 large scrolls. Weight 14.61g. ex...
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
S3198, P249, Everson 129g. Charles I Maltravers type 2(3B) farthing with mm. Rose. Slightly rough surfaces, but little sign of wear. A small edge split. 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
S3198, P247, Everson 134c. Charles I Maltravers type 2 (formerly 3B) farthing with mm. Martlet. Weight 0.51g. Good detail on a slightly wavy flan. Grade: VF
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, 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, Everson 101, P191. Charles I Richmond type 2 copper farthing, i.m. Tower Little wear, but the surfaces are somewhat pitted. Weight 0.42g. Grade: VF
S3183, P192, Everson 102a. Charles I Richmond type 2 farthing with mm. Trefoil. Weight 0.38g. Slight edge loss. Toned. Grade: nVF
S3184, P198, Everson 107b. Charles I Richmond type 3 1/4d with mm. Trefoil on the obverse only. Scarce. A full round coin, but weak in the obverse centre. Grade: VF...
S3187, P204, Everson 111a. Charles I Richmond 1g farthing with mm. Rose on the obverse only. Weight 0.36g. All detail present, but a crack at 2 o'clock. Grade: nVF
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
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, P340, Everson 206a. Charles I rose 4b farthing with single arch crown and mm. crescent. Weight 0.66g. Good detail, slightly irregular at the top with the brass security wedge...
S3206, Everson 202, P345. Everson 4b copper farthing, im. Mullet. Lacquered. Weight 0.90g. Grade: VF
S3203, P309, Everson 164. Charles I Rose farthing with mm. Lis on the reverse only. Weight 1.39g. Very rare. Slight scuffs and some peripheral weakness. Grade: VF
S2791, Sharp E3/2, N2225. im.Tun. A nice portrait struck on a slightly small irregular flan. Weight 5.96g. 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...
S2791, Sharp E2/2. Charles I Tower mint shilling, mm. Crown. No inner circles and a round garnished shield. Weight 6.06g. Round, toned, full flan, full weight and all detail struck...
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 penny. MANA ON NORD: Weight 1.18g. Little wear, but a trifle messy as the dies were badly rusted. Grade: gVF
S725, RIC VII 158. Constantine I Ae3 follis of London with VICTORIAE reverse, two Victories and altar with central pellet. Weight 2.76g. A trace of wear to the reverse, otherwise...
RIC VII 480. Ae3 follis of Constantius II, struck at Trier. Cuirassed, laureate head left and gatehouse reverse. Weight 3.32g. Struck on an ovoid flan with some wear, the reverse...
S733, RIC VII 291. Crispus Ae3 follis of London. Laureate head right/CAESARVM NOSTRVM, VOT/X within wreath. Weight 3.04g. Practically as struck. Grade: aEF
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...
A small group of 6 cut halfpennies, 3x SC & 3x LC. Unattributed types and various mints. Varied state.
S1105, N691. Eadmund 2-line penny, NW variant with rosettes on the reverse. Struck by his namesake, the moneyer Eadmund. Scarce. Weight 1.51g. A couple small edge striking splits and even...
S1450, N1058. Farthing i.m. Cross pattee. Good detail with a little encrustation on an oval flan. Weight 0.34g. Grade: VF
S1431, N1044, Withers 1. Edward I cl. 3b halfpenny of London. Weight 0.67g. Rare. Slightly weak in the centre both sides. Grade: gFine or slightly better.
S1432, N1045/1, Withers 1a. Edward I cl. 3c halfpenny of London. Weight 0.63g. Weak in the legend above the crown and a slightly wavy flan. Grade: gFine, the reverse better...
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...
S1434A, Withers 6a/6. Edward I cl. 6 halfpenny of London. The obv. legend reads DNhyB (i.e. no S) and the reverse Ns are double barred. This die pairing not documented...
S1433, North 1045/3, Withers 2b. Edward I cl. 3g 1/2d with wider splayed crown and reads ANG (no L). London mint. Weight 0.64g. Rare. Comes with a Vosper ticket from...
S1441, N1045/2, Withers type 1. Edward I class 3e halfpenny of Newcastle. Weight 0.67g. Rare. Weak in parts. Struck from different dies to those illustrated in Withers. Grade: Fine
S1419, N1024. Edward I class 4b penny of Canterbury with smaller face and bushy hair. Weight 0.99g. Porous surfaces. Grade: Fine or better for wear