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.
S2561, N1997, BCW BA-7G:BA-d1. Elizabeth I 1561 third coinage sixpence with 17.5mm diameter beaded inner circle. mm. Pheon. Weight 3.00g. ex-Rist 3/7/1991. Comes with 2 tickets. Lightly creased and straightened...
S2562, N1997, BCW CA-2:CA-d4. Elizabeth I 1571 third issue sixpence with mm. castle. Weight 2.77g. ex-Rist 4/6/2007. Comes with 2 tickets. Quite bright, but excellent detail. Grade: nEF/aEF
S2573, N1998, BCW CR-2:CR-c. Elizabeth I 1579 fifth coinage threepence with mm. Greek Cross. Weight 1.52g. A strong strike, but the obverse double struck and visually messy in consequence, though...
S3206. Charles I Rose farthing, mm. Crescent, weight 1.10g. Slightly irregular with general wear. Grade: aVF
S2776, N2211, Bull 387/30. Charles I 3a2 halfcrown with im. Triangle. Weight 14.68g. Struck on a fairly full flan with a couple of weaker patches. Grade: nVF
S2851, N2274. A presentable example with all detail present. Weight 0.25g. Grade: VF
S3199, P259. Charles I Maltravers 3c farthing with mm. harp/bell. Weight 0.27g. The underlying detail is not that bad, but the coin is extensively corroded. Grade: gFine or better.
S3198A, P234, Ev. C80. Charles I counterfeit Maltravers 2b farthing with mm. Bell. Weight 0.36g. Softly struck with a dark tone. Grade: nVF
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 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. 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, P192, Everson 102a. Charles I Richmond type 2 farthing with mm. Trefoil. Weight 0.38g. Slight edge loss. Toned. Grade: nVF
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, 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
S2791, Sharp E3/2, N2225. im.Tun. A nice portrait struck on a slightly small irregular flan. Weight 5.96g. Grade: VF
S3045, N2531, Besly A1. Charles I Truro mint crown. King on horse with two sashes behind. Weight 28.82g. Toned with a patch of peripheral weakness as is often the case...
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,...
RIC 171. Claudius II (Gothicus) AE radiate antoninianus from Mediolanum. Victory advancing right, S in exergue. Weight 3.26g. An excellent portrait, but peripheral weakness. Grade: VF
S3221, N2728. Commonwealth ND halfgroat. Weight 0.97g. Slight peripheral weakness, but little actual wear with full hatching to the shield on both sides. Cleanly struck and much better than average....
RIC VIII 243. Constans (337-350), AE centenionalis from Trier. FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse with Emperor standing in ship, steered by Victory. A in fields both sides. TRP in exergue. Weight...
RIC VII 159, E. Constantine I follis of Siscia with DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG and wreath VOT XX reverse. Epsilon SIS in exergue. Weight 2.06g. Slightly rough surfaces, but all...
S725, RIC VII 159, Cloke & Toone 9.01.009. Constantine I Ae3 follis of London with VICTORIAE reverse, two Victories and altar with central pellet. Weight 2.76g. A trace of exposed...
RIC VII 48. Constantine I follis from the Sirmium mint with Sarmatia Devicta reverse. Weight 3.19g Little wear, but very rough surfaces. Grade: VF
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
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...
S1438, N1086. Edward I halfpenny of Berwick on Tweed, Blunt cl.IIIa with narrow face. Weight 0.67g. Scarce. Comes with a Coincraft ticket. Much of the legend weak or illegible, but...
S1438, N1087. Edward I class 3b halfpenny from the Berwick on Tweed mint. Weight 0.56g. Scarce. Ex C E Blunt and Lord Stewartby collection lot 822a, Spink 28/6/2016. Stewartby ticket...
S1441, Withers 1. Edward I class 3e halfpenny of Newcastle. Weight 0.56g. Rare. Weak detail and a little ragged. Grade: Fair
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...
S1419, N1040. Edward I class 10cf1 penny of Canterbury. The S of DNS is cut over a sideways S, this variety presumably rare. Weight 1.28g. Irregular and weak in parts...
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
S1419, N1024. Edward I cl.4d penny of Canterbury with barred A's. Weight 1.23g. Dark tone. Porous surfaces with a crease, the portrait soft, the reverse better. A detector find. Grade:...
S1474, N1070/1, Withers 30h. Edward II Fox/North group 11 farthing of London with the obverse legend reading EDWARDVS REX AN. Weight 0.28g. Irregular with some edge loss. The reverse well...
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
S1558, N1132, Withers 12(i). Edward III third or 'florin' coinage halfpenny of London. Weight 0.51g. Weak centres and a little ragged in parts. Grade: Fine-VF
S1557, N1131. Edward III 3rd (Florin) coinage halfpenny of London. Weight 0.55g. Minor chips with reasonable detail. Grade: gFine
S1586, N1167. Edward III pre-treaty series E penny of London with annulet stops and an annulet in each quarter, so an early coin. Weight 1.06g. A flan split and flat...
S1574, N1148. Edward III pre-treaty 2d of London. mm. Cross 1. Weight 1.64g. Somewhat clipped. Grade: Fine