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.
S2569, N2000, BCW PT-1A:PT-a. Elizabeth I 1566 threehalfpence with mm. Portcullis (obv. over Rose?). Weight 0.73g. Ex Comber and Shuttlewood and comes with a ticket. Decent detail. A flan defect below...
S1148, N770. Aethelred II CRVX penny of Winchester. PVNSTAN M-O PINT. Weight 1.64g. Ex F Elmore-Jones, with ticket but not in sale. Well struck with light wear Grade: gVF
S2773, N2209. Charles I 3a1 Tower mint halfcrown with mm. Tun (1636-8). Weight 14.59g. Some surface marks with deposits in the recesses resulting in somewhat uneven toning, but good underlying...
S3206, Everson 202, Peck 345. Charles I rose 1/4d with mm. Mullet both sides. Single arched crown and contracted legends Struck from slightly blocked dies Grade: gVF
S2760, Cooper dies XVI/XXII. Charles I type 3b Tower Mint crown with i.m. Crown. Weight 29.84g. Rare. Toned, with a few stress marks. An unobtrusive trace of a previous mount...
S3068, N2566, Besly - (K20 variant). Charles I undated halfcrown with Briot horseman and an unrecorded reverse die. The die is similar to Besly rev. 20 but the garnishing now...
S2789, N2223, Sharp D4/1. Charles I D4/1 shilling with mm. Portcullis. Weight 5.63g. Worn, but virtually all detail present. Grade: Fine
S2791, N2225, Sharp E2/2. Charles I E2/2 shilling with mm. Tun. Weight 5.98g. Comes with an old unidentified ticket from the early 20th century based on the paper. Toned and...
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.
S3206, Everson 206a, P340. Charles I rose farthing type 4b with mm. crescent. Weight 0.66g. Reasonable detail, but with deposits. The reverse better. Grade: nVF
S2797, N2230/1, Sharp F5/1. Charles I group F shilling with single arch crown, and small cross ends. Weight 5.77g. Toning on a full flan. Grade: nVF
S2799, N2231, Sharp G1/2. Charles I group F 'Briot' bust shilling with mm. Triangle in Circle (obv over Star, the rev. possibly so). Weight 5.85g Struck on an irregular flan,...
S3326, N2772, ESC 326. Charles II 3rd hammered issue halfgroat. Weight 0.96g. Weak in parts Grade: nVF
S914, N342. Coenwulf Tribrach type penny of Canterbury. The moneyer is Ethelmod. Weight 1.23g. Ex CNG e-432 lot 522 (14/11/2018). Toned with some porosity and a couple of striking cracks,...
S3217, N2724, ESC 124 (987). Commonwealth 1653 shilling with mm. Sun. Weight 5.63g. Decent detail, but porous, with scratches and smoothing from cleaning and a detector find. Grade: VF
S3217, N2724, ESC 124 (987). Commonwealth 1653 shilling with mm. Sun. Weight 5.63g. The obverse weak, the reverse better, and a nearly full flan in good metal. Grade: aFine/Fine
S3221, N2728, ESC 224 (2160). Commonwealth halfgroat. Weight 0.96g. Darkly toned. Grade: aVF
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 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...
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...
S1450, Withers 31b. Edward I class 10 farthing of London with the obverse legend ending in AII. Weight 0.26g. Struck off-centre, but decent detail where struck up. Grade: gFine
S1446B, N1054/2, Withers 18. Edward I class 5 farthing of London. Weight 0.36g. The portrait a little weak, the reverse considerably better. Slightly lrregular. Grade: gFine/aVF
S1444, N1052, Withers 7i. Edward I type 2 farthing of London with reversed Ns in the reverse legend. Weight 0.22g. Decent detail with a small chip at 5 o'clock. Grade:...
S1445A, N1053/2, Withers 10. Edward I type 3de farthing of London. Weight 0.34g. Dark tone with some weakness. Grade: Fine
S1445A, N1053/2, Withers 10a. Edward I type 3de farthing of London. Weight 0.34g. Dark tone, with a weak portrait, the reverse better. Grade: Fine/gFine
S1446B, N1054/2, Withers 18. Edward I type 5 farthing with wide crown. Weight 0.36g. Rare. Crudely struck, the reverse off-centre. Grade: nVF/VF
S1447, N1055, Withers 16. Edward I type 6-7 farthing of London. Weight 0.45g. Dark tone. Grade: gFine/nVF
S1394, N1023. Edward I class 4a penny of London. Weight 1.38g. A detail present. Grade: nVF
S1403, N1032. Edward I class 7a penny of London with rose on breast. Weight 1.29g. Slightly porous surfaces with irregularity at 9 o'clock. Scarce. Grade: gFine or slightly better
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...
S1557, N1131. Edward III 3rd (Florin) coinage halfpenny of London. Weight 0.55g. Minor chips with reasonable detail. Grade: gFine
S1557, N1131, Withers type 7. Edward III 3rd coinage 'Florin' halfpenny of London. Weight 0.61g. Flat in parts. Grade: aFine
S1574. Edward III Pre-Treaty series C halfgroat of London. mm. Cross 1. Weight2.21g A small area of weakness at one point, otherwise toned Grade: nVF
S1583/1584, N1136/1149. Edward III pre-treaty penny of London. Class A/C mule. Weight 0.88g. Very rare. Comes with Inder ticket. General wear and a crack, not passing light, on the reverse...
S1587, N1176. Edward III series F pre-treaty penny of London with mm. Crown. Weight 1.06g. A weak face with some porosity Grade: nVF
S2118, N1662. Edward IV second reign penny of Durham, struck under Bp. Booth. Weight 0.68g. Crosses over crown, V under CIVI, the mm. off flan. Small as usual and weak...
S2482, N1937. Edward VI fine silver issue shilling with mm. Tun. Weight 5.58g. Flat in parts and a little bright, the reverse slightly better. Two small edge cracks. Grade: Fine/gFine
S2482, N1937. Edward VI fine silver shilling with mm. Tun. Weight 5.98g. Toned with some wear to the portrait, the reverse considerably better. Grade: gFine/VF
S2475, N1946. Edward VI base silver penny of York, im. pierced mullet. Weight 0.70g. Old tone with minimal wear to the highest points and probably much as struck. Grade: VF
S2561, N1997, BCW PT-1A:PT-b1. Elizabeth I 1566 sixpence mm. Portcullis, the obverse mark over Rose. Weight 3.07g. Rare. Worn and small, but still full weight. Grade: aFine/Fine
S2569, N2000, BCW PT-1A/PT-a. Elizabeth I third issue threehalfpence with mm. Portcullis. Weight 0.82g. Rare. Ex Shuttlewood and Comber (from Spink 2002). With ticket. Decent detail, but a cut to...
S2569, N2000, BCW EG-2B:EG-g. Elizabeth I 1575 threehalfpence with mm. Eglantine. Weight 0.76g. Comes with a couple of old dealers' tickets Dark tone and an irregular, slightly small flan, but of...
S2575, N2001, BCW LC-1:LC-a. Elizabeth I 5th issue penny struck in slightly reduced fineness silver (0.921) with mm. Long Cross. Weight 0.60g. Ex Comber collection, from Baldwin 1981. A round...
S2579, N2016, BCW BL-3:BL-a1. Elizabeth I 6th coinage halfgroat with the 2 pellets denoting the value cut over II. The reverse legend with stops after TAS and DON. An early...
S2579, N2016, BCW CS-2:CS-b3. Elizabeth I 6th coinage halfgroat with mm. Crescent. Weight 0.91g. All crescent coins are at least scarce. Rare with this style of cross-end. ex-J Gardiner Collection,...
S2581, N2018. Elizabeth I 6th coinage halfpenny, mm. None. Weight 0.21g. Light encrustation. Grade: VF
S2588, N2018, BCW 1-1. Elizabeth I 7th issue halfpenny with mm.1. With tickets. Well centred and dark tone. Grade: VF