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.
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...
S2711, N2181. Gp. B Tower mint gold crown i.m. Negro's Head. A good portrait, slightly weak at the base of the bust and correspondingly so on the reverse. Rare mark....
S2851, N2274. A presentable example with all detail present. Weight 0.25g. Grade: VF
S3198A, Everson C80, P234. Maltravers type 2 counterfeit copper farthing. im. Bell. P234. Good detail but the lettering of differing sizes. A full flan with a small striking split at...
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 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 C48, P147. Everson type 2 counterfeit copper farthing. im. Cross pellets in angles. A full flan and quite well executed. Weight 0.63g. Ex-Patrick Finn list 11/388. Grade: nVF...
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
S3183, Everson 63a?, P137. Everson type 2 copper farthing, im. Pellet in Annulet. A full flan with good detail. Everson questions whether this type with a hook fronted harp is...
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, 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. Everson 4b copper farthing, im. Crescent/Mullet. Good detail on a heavier than normal flan. Weight 1.10g. Possibly a counterfeit " though of good quality if so....
S3207, Everson 209a, P350. Everson 5b copper farthing, im. Mullet. Slightly irregular. Weight 1.19g. Ex Shuttlewood and Cooke. Scarce. Grade: VF+
S3206, Everson 202, P345. Everson 4b copper farthing, im. Mullet. Lacquered. Weight 0.90g. Grade: VF
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
S2800, Sharp G1/2, N2231. Shilling i.m.(R). Struck on an irregular flan but full weight at 6.01g. Grade: aVF
S2799, Sharp G1/2, N2231. Shilling, i.m.Triangle-in-circle. Struck on a very irregular flan as is often the case in this period. 5.76g. Grade: aVF
S2800, Sharp G2/2, N2232. Shilling i.m.Sun. An excellent portrait with some legend weakness and irregular as is normally found for this issue. Die polishing lines evident in the obverse field...
S2802, Sharp H1/1, N2233. Shilling im.Sun. A well struck portrait with legend weakness on a ragged flan as often found for this issue. Die polishing lines in the obverse field...
S2817, N2246. Group F, i.m. Triangle in Circle (over star reverse). A reasonably full flan, with a decent portrait. The small lump at the base of the rev. mark indicates...
S2817, N2246. Group F, i.m. Star. An oval flan, with a slightly weak portrait. Weight 2.85g. Grade: Good Fine
S3323, N2767. Third hammered issue sixpence with inner circle and mark of value. A ragged flan but a superb portrait. Weight 2.97g. Grade: gVF
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...
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...
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
S1540A, Withers 5(ii), N1102. London Mint. Blocked and badly formed legend as is normal for this issue. Star after ANG & LON. Weight 0.64g. Grade: gFine
S1556, N1130. Class XVIb4 penny of York episcopal mint, struck under Abp. William Zouche. Porous and irregular, but decent underlying detail. Grade: Good fine
cf.S1556, N1130. A crude imitation of a type XVI penny of York. Weight 0.72g. ex Lord Stewartby, purchased in 1944 Grade: nearly fine
S1594/1595, N.1170/1177. Edward III pre-treaty penny, Durham episcopal mint under Bp. Hatfield. Toned and weak in parts, but extremely rare as a mule. ex W J Conte collection. Grade: Very...
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
S2062, N1594. First reign penny of York episcopal mint under Abp. George Neville struck from local dies with G & key beside the neck. Slightly small as usual with a...
S2062, N1594. Edward 4th light coinage penny of York struck under Abp. George Neville with G and key beside the neck. Small, possibly clipped. Weight 0.66g. Grade: Fine
S2137, N1667. London Mint. im.Cinquefoil. A little weak in the legend. Scarce. Weight 0.40g. Grade: gFine
S2002, N1578. Class Xb London groat, mm long cross fitchee / sun, no marks by bust, trefiols on all cusps. weight 3.02g. A pleasing full coin, toned. Scarce. ex Lord...
S1174, N817. AELFHERE ON EOFR, Aelfere, York mint. Dark tone with a peck mark to the neck and a weak patch on the reverse. ex Rasmussen list 9/18 (2006). Grade:...
S2482, N1937. Southwark mint. Fine issue shilling with the emaciated bust. im.y. The bust is a rarer type of the 5 obverse varieties. Slightly crinkled with obvious wear but not...
S2561, BCW BA-6H BAe-1, N1997. 1562/1 3rd issue sixpence i.m. Pheon. Bust 1F with a 17.5mm inner circle. A good portrait on a round flan and attractively toned. Weight 3.05g....
S2572, BCW CR-2 CR-d4, N1997. 1578 5th issue sixpence i.m. Greek Cross. A pleasing portrait. Slightly irregular and struck on a small flan but full weight at 3.08g. (3202) Grade:...
S2577, BCW WK-2 WK-b1, N2014. 6th issue shilling im.Woolpack. Bust 6B. A full flan with good detail. Weight 5.70g. Grade: aVF
S2577, BCW A-2 A-b, N2014. 6th issue shilling im.A. Bust 3B. Full and round with stress marks to the crown area. Good weight at 6.14g. Grade: VF
S2581, BCW A-1, N2018. Fifth issue halfpenny i.m.A. A nice coin with eye appeal. Weight 0.25g. Grade: VF