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
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, 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 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, 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
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 penny. AELFRIC 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
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...
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
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.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
S1406, N1034/2. Edward I class 8b penny of London. Weight 1.20g. Creased with a surface crack from straightening. Grade: Fine+
S1423, N1037/1. Edward I class 9b1 penny of Durham under Bishop Bec. mm Cross Moline obv. only. Weight 1.31g. Slightly rough surfaces. Grade: gFine
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
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....
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
S2076, N1610. Edward IV 1st reign halfpenny of York, mm.lis and trefoils by the neck. Weight 0.26g. Small and the legend partially flat, but rare with a good portrait. Grade: aVF...
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
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
S2107, N1638. Edward IV 2nd reign 2d of Canterbury under Abp Bourchier. mm. Rose, C on breast and centre of the reverse. Weight 1.36g. A decent portrait. Grade: nVF
S2137, N1667. London Mint. im.Cinquefoil. A little weak in the legend. Scarce. Weight 0.40g. Grade: gFine