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.
S1154, N777. Aethelred LSC penny from Stamford, moneyer Aescwig, which appears to have been used in a religious context. It has been pierced and nailed to something, a few mm...
S1152, N775. Aethelred Helmet penny of London. BRVNGAR M-O LVNDE. Weight 1.41g. Quite sharp detail on a wavy flan. There is a minute perforation on the helmet brim, which is not...
S1148, N770. Aethelred II CRVX penny of Wallingford, the moneyer Aelfwig. AELFPI M-O PELIG. Weight 1.60g. Scarce. Cracked to the centre and pierced. Grade: nVF
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 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, 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....
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
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...
S2803, Sharp H2/2. Charles I shilling with mm. sceptre. Weight 5.87g. ex S&B coins, Jan. 1995. Toned with general wear. Ggrade: gFine
S2817, N2246. Group F, i.m. Star. An oval flan, with a slightly weak portrait. Weight 2.85g. Grade: Good Fine
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,...
S1158, N787. Cnut pointed helmet penny of London. Moneyer Wynsige. PYNSIGE ON LVND. Weight 0.95g. All detail struck up, but creased with a small edge split by the reverse initial cross....
S1158, N787. Cnut pointed helmet penny of London. Moneyer Lifinc. LIFINC ON LVNDE. Weight 0.99g. The obverse softly struck with a few peck marks and a small chip at 12 o'clock....
S1157, N785. Cnut Quatrefoil penny of Cricklade by Sidewine. SIDEPINE ON CROC. A variety with the rarer diademed bust, from a rare and desirable mint. Weight 0.93g. A small piercing...
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
S3223, N2730. Commonwealth halfpenny with the shields of England and Ireland. Slightly weak centres, but little wear and good original surfaces. Weight 0.23g. Grade: Good VF
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...
S1418, N1037. Edward I cl. 9b1 penny of Bury St. Edmunds. A full round coin, toned, struck slightly off-centre. ex J J North (SCBI 39, 413 this coin), W Conte...
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...
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
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
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
S2403. Edward VI groat struck in the nmae of Henry VIII, London mint, im. Martlet. Laker bust J. Weight 2.33g. Dark tone with a striking split at 6 o'clock. Rare....