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Triple Unite

1643 Triple Unite 1643 Triple Unite Triple Unite 1643 Charles 1 Triple Unite, Oxford 1643 mm Oxford plume. Obv' King holding sword & olive branch with Oxford plume behind. Rev' Three Oxford plume & mark of value above declaration on continuous scroll with date below. S.2727. Ex Sha...
Ref: 160424-44
NEF/GVF Available £67,000


1605 Unite 1605 Unite Unite 1605 James 1 Unite, 2nd issue mm Rose, S 2618. A superb specimen in mint state.
Ref: 160829-19
Mint state Sold £8,500
1629 Unite 1629 Unite Unite 1629 Charles 1 Unite, Tower mint 2nd bust mm heart. N.2149, S. 2688. Ex J.H.Barns, Sotheby 26/6/1974 lot162, A superb specimen with a wonderful tone & surfaces. Mint State.
Ref: 160829-17
Mint State Available £11,500


1422 Noble 1422 Noble Noble 1422 Henry V1 Noble Annulet issue 1422-1430, London mint Schn' 275, S. 1799. Some weakness in legend otherwise virt mint.
Ref: 160829-16
Virt Mint Sold £6,500


1477 Angel 1477 Angel Angel 1477 Edward 1V Angel 2nd reign, mm pierced cross pellet (bottom right) (1477-80), Webb Ware type Xv111b reading DEI. S.2091. Slight scrape on rev' (from finding) otherwise is as struck & the obv' particularly is exceptional. EF
Ref: 151025-73
EF Available £3,950

Five Guineas

1681 Five Guineas 1681 Five Guineas Five Guineas 1681 Charles 11 5gns 1681,second bust, S.3332. Slaight weakness at date otherwise of good colour & retaining much lustre, (This image does not show the brilliance in the fields) Good extremely fine
Ref: 160829-14
GEF Sold £62,000
1706 Five Guineas 1706 Five Guineas Five Guineas 1706 Anne 5gns 1706 post union. S. 3566. A few adjustment marks on obv' otherwise a handsome piece. (This image does not show the freshness & brilliance of the fields) , pleasing & lustrous. Good Extremely Fine.
Ref: 160829-13
GEF Sold £72,500

Two Guineas

1677 Two Guineas 1677 Two Guineas Two Guineas 1677 Charles 11 two gns 1677, 2nd bust. S. 3335. A lovely 2gn retaining much of its original brilliance. Adjustment marks on rev otherwise Good Extremely Fine.
Ref: 160829-26
GEF Sold £25,000
1688 Two Guineas 1688 Two Guineas Two Guineas 1688 James 11 2gns 1688/7, Laureate bust left, rev crowned shields & sceptres . S.3399. A good example of this difficult to find denomination of James 11 (rarer than the five gns) with a pleasing red tone. Good Very Fine.
Ref: 160829-23
GVF Available £10,500
1694 Two Guineas 1694 Two Guineas Two Guineas 1694 William & Mary 2gns 1694/3, Elephant & Castle below bust. S. 3425. A lovely piece with a red tone & brilliant fields. Virtually Mint State.
Ref: 160829-28
Virt mint Sold £25,000


1775 Guinea 1775 Guinea Guinea 1775 George III, S. 3728. A little smoothing to edge in places therefore may at some time have been in a mount but does not detract when viewing obverse & reverse. Otherwise nearly extremely fine .
Ref: 3659
NEF Available £650

Silver Pound

1643 Silver Pound 1643 Silver Pound Silver Pound 1643 Charles 1 Rawlins Pound 1643 Obv by Thomas Rawlins. Artistic portrait of king on strident horse trampling over arms. Rev' Three Oxford plumes & mark of value above declaration with date below. Ex Sotheby 9/10/1979 lot133: Spi...
Ref: 151025-09
NEF Available £62,500


1499 Groat 1499 Groat Groat 1499 Henry V11 groat type 111C, mm anchor, S.2199. A lovely coin, deeply toned & with a sharp portrait & EF/GVF.
Ref: 151128-11
EF Sold £575
1504 Groat 1504 Groat Groat 1504 Henry V11 groat, tentative issue mm cross crosslet. S.2254. Deeply toned, Rare & a GVF.
Ref: 151128-09
GVF Sold £1,250


1634 Crown 1634 Crown Crown 1634 Charles 1 Crown, Tower mint type 3a, mm bell. FRC X1V/X1X, S.2758. Well struck & lightly toned. Very Fine perhaps a little better.
Ref: 160424-28
GVF Sold £2,500
1652 Crown 1652 Crown Crown 1652 Commonwealth Crown 1652 mm Sun. ESC 4, S.3214. Flan flaws on reverse on english shield but struck on a large round flan & attractive. Nearly Extremely Fine.
Ref: 160829-09
NEF Sold £4,500
1662 Crown 1662 Crown Crown 1662 Charles 11 crown 1662 Rose below, 1st bust . ESC 15, S.3350 Deeply toned & AEF/EF
Ref: 160829-34
NEF/EF Available £4,750
1692 Crown 1692 Crown Crown 1692 William & Mary Crown 1692. S. 3433. A pleasing piece, nicely toned & NEF.
Ref: 151128-27
NEF Sold £5,900

Half Crown

1551 Half Crown 1551 Half Crown Half Crown 1551 Edward V1 half crown 1551, Galloping horse mm Tun, READS HIBE, VERY RARE with this reading. S.2480 (rarity not defined here) For another example see R.C. Lockett, Glendining 17/10/1961 lot 4377. Deeply toned & VF.
Ref: 151128-30
VF Available £2,950
1601 Half Crown 1601 Half Crown Half Crown 1601 Elizabeth I Halfcrown mm.1 (1601) S.2583 A little flecking on obv' but a lovely coin with a detailed portrait, deeply toned & EF/NEF.
Ref: 151025-77
EF Available £7,500
1624 Half Crown 1624 Half Crown Half Crown 1624 James 1 Halfcrown, 3rd coinage mm trefoil S. 2666. Edge split at 11 O clock otherwise better than one usually sees. Toned & a really Good VF.
Ref: 160424-17
GVF Available £1,500
1625 Half Crown 1625 Half Crown Half Crown 1625 Charles 1 Halfcrown tower mint type 1a, mm Lis. Rose on housing, S.2763 Nicely tone, rare & very fine.
Ref: 151128-25
VF Available £2,250
1630 Half Crown 1630 Half Crown Half Crown 1630 Charles 1 Halfcrown, Tower mint type 2a, mm plume, S.2769, toned & Good Very Fine.
Ref: 160424-07
GVF Available £550
1644 Half Crown 1644 Half Crown Half Crown 1644 Charles 1 Halfcrown Oxford mint 1644 ox, Briot horseman. Morr C-5, S.2958. Ex Farquar 1955: Burstall 1968: Brooker 906: Colin Adams 2005, deeply toned & GVF/NEF
Ref: 151025-12
GVF/NEF Available £2,650
1644 Half Crown 1644 Half Crown Half Crown 1644 Charles 1 Halfcrown, Bristol mint 1644. S.3009. Double struck on reverse but a lovely coin. As struck EF
Ref: 160424-24
EF Available £3,250
1658 Half Crown 1658 Half Crown Half Crown 1658 Cromwell halfcrown 1658, ESC 447, S.3227A. A lovely coin with a light tone & reflective fields. Virtually mint state.
Ref: 151025-27
Mint Available £10,750
1677 Half Crown 1677 Half Crown Half Crown 1677 Charles 11 halfcrown 1677 Nono, 4th bust, S.3367. Metal flaw on obv' but struck on a large flan & exhibiting a full beaded border & with a beautiful iridescent tone. Virt Mint
Ref: 160424-31
virt mint Sold £2,500
1685 Half Crown 1685 Half Crown Half Crown 1685 James 11 halfcrown 1685 primo. ESC 493, S.3408, weakness at date otherwise a lovely piece with great eye appeal, deeply toned & EF
Ref: 3953B
EF Available £2,850
1693 Half Crown 1693 Half Crown Half Crown 1693 William & Mary Halfcrown 1693 on inverted 3. ESC 521, S.3436, Deeply toned & with good eye appeal & Almost EF.
Ref: 151025-40
AEF Available £2,750
1698 Half Crown 1698 Half Crown Half Crown 1698 William 111 Halfcrown1698 Decimo , ESC 554, S.3494. Retaining an original mint bloom, toned & GEF
Ref: 151025-43
GEF Available £1,750
1723 Half Crown 1723 Half Crown Half Crown 1723 George 1 Halfcrown 1723 SSC, S. 3643. Two tiny adjustment marks on kings neck otherwise a superb piece with reflective fields & sharp detail. as struck mint state.
Ref: 160424-12
Mint state Available £5,900
1739 Half Crown 1739 Half Crown Half Crown 1739 George 11 Halfcrown 1739 Roses on rev'. ESC 600, S.3693. A lovely piece with an iridescent tone & Good Extremely Fine
Ref: 160424-19
GEF Available £2,400


1554 Shilling 1554 Shilling Shilling 1554 Philip & Mary shilling 1554, English titles only. S.2501. Struck on a small flan, toned & with strong portraits. GVF/VF
Ref: 160424-37
GVF Sold £1,400
1560 Shilling 1560 Shilling Shilling 1560 Elizabeth I Shilling 2nd issue mm Cross Crosslet bust 3b. A couple of marks in obv' field but a good portrait & GVF
Ref: 151025-80
GVF Sold £850
1603 Shilling 1603 Shilling Shilling 1603 James 1 shilling, first issue, first bust mm thistle. S. 2645. A good piece, deeply toned & the reverse with an iridescent blue/green minty tone. Good Very Fine/Almost Extremely Fine.
Ref: 151128-28
GVF/AEF Sold £750
1648 Shilling 1648 Shilling Shilling 1648 Charles 1 Shilling, Pontefract 1648 octagonal. In the name of Charles 11, S.3151. Ex Seaby bulletin July 1977 No E944. Weakness in striking at 5 o'clock otherwise a splendid piece, Rare, toned & EF
Ref: 151025-18
EF Sold £11,500


1694 Farthing 1694 Farthing Farthing 1694 William & Mary farthing 1694 struck in silver. Peck 627. S.3453 A lovely piece with well defined defined portraits. EF
Ref: 160829-04
EF Sold £850


1658 Other 1658 Other Other 1658 Cromwell Gold Death Medal 1658. Obv' Portrait of Oliver Cromwell, rev'Shepherd attending flock near olive tree. Eimer 201. Tiny scratch behind cromwells head otherwise brilliant mint state.
Ref: 151025-71
mint state Sold £12,500

1663 Crown EF

Charles 11 Crown 1663 (THE CELEBRATED PETITION CROWN BY THOMAS SIMON). Obv' Large medallic laureate bust with Simon in script below. Portrait fully frosted the legends with fine line borders & frosting. Rev' Four crowned shields, between them interlinked Cs. St George & dragon in centre. Edge inscribed in two lines - THOMAS SIMON HUMBLY PRAYS YOUR MAJESTY TO COMPARE THIS HIS T ...
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