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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 £62,000


1505 Angel 1505 Angel Angel 1505 Heanry V11 Angel type V mm Pheon (1505-9) S.2187. Choice Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-73
EF Available £6,750


1676 Guinea 1676 Guinea Guinea 1676 Charles 11 Guinea 1676, 4th bust. S.3344. A prooflike specimen which must be a very early striking with reflective fields & a strong portrait. Very Rare in this grade & the best I have seen. Good Extremely Fine.
Ref: 170329-02
GEF Available £19,500


1551 Crown 1551 Crown Crown 1551 Edward V1 Crown , fine coinage 1551 mmY. Obv' King on horseback charging right. Rev' Square topped shield (The reverse die unlisted) Ex Archbishop Sharp 1644-1714 collecion. S.2478 An attractive piece with a very strong str...
Ref: 180414-46
EF/NEF Available £18,750
1601 Crown 1601 Crown Crown 1601 Elizabeth 1 Crown mm 1 (1601) S.2582. some light marks on flan otherwise lightly toned & Very Fine +.
Ref: 180414-38
GVF Available £7,500
1624 Crown 1624 Crown Crown 1624 James 1 Crown, 3rd coinage, Plume over shield mm Trefoil over Lis both sides. Ref FRC X/X1X. S.2665. The reverse of this coin illustrated on plate V111 , X1X in Coopers monograph . Ex F.R. Cooper Glendining 8/11/1978 Lot 36 ...
Ref: 180414-36
GVF/NEF Available £7,850
1652 Crown 1652 Crown Crown 1652 Commonwealth Crown 1652/1 mm sun. ESC 5, Bull 5 (R3) Extremely Rare, Toned & Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-49
EF Available £7,250
1658 Crown 1658 Crown Crown 1658 Cromwell Crown 1658, ESC 10, S. 3226, A couple of light hairlines in field otherwise lightly toned & Extremely Fine.
Ref: 170217-41
EF Available £9,500
1658 Crown 1658 Crown Crown 1658 Cromwell Crown, Tanners copy dated 1658. ESC 13, Bull 246, S. 3226B (R4) Less than twenty examples known. Tiny flan flaw at 5 O clock on rev' but a beautiful piece, Extremely Rare & Virt' Mint.
Ref: 180414-17
Virt Mint Available £24,000
1681 Crown 1681 Crown Crown 1681 Charles 11 crown 4th Bust 1681. ESC 64, Bull 414, S. 3359. A coin with great eye appeal, strongly struck & deeply toned Near EF/ EF
Ref: 180414-27
NEF/EF Available £4,850
1746 Crown 1746 Crown Crown 1746 George 11 PROOF crown 1746, edge vicesimo. ESC 126 (1992 edition) S.3690. A superb specimen beautifully toned & mint state.
Ref: 170217-03
mint state Available £29,000
1817 Crown 1817 Crown Crown 1817 George 111 crown Incorrupta 1817 by W.Wyon. ESC 229. Purchased from Baldwins, 1945: Slaney, Spink auction 14/5/2015 Lot 522. Dark toning on underlying brilliance. Very Rare & mint state.
Ref: 180905-05
mint state Sold £85,000
1817 Crown 1817 Crown Crown 1817 George 111 Pattern crown 1817 by W. Wyon, the three graces. ESC 223. A few tiny marks in field but a beautiful example of this exquisite design. Very Rare
Ref: 180905-31
Virt mint Sold £63,000
1828 Crown 1828 Crown Crown 1828 George 1V pattern Crown 1828-29 (Undated) struck in white metal. Obv' - similar to currency coins, rev' Royal arms with supporters. Letter M at bottom, edge plain. ESC 265A (R6) Three or Four examples known, therefore Exceedi...
Ref: 180905-28
GEF Available £6,000
1847 Crown 1847 Crown Crown 1847 Victoria Gothic Crown 1847 plain edge, ESC 291, S.3883. Two tiny marks in field on obv' otherwise a lovely coin with a light tone & virtually mint state.
Ref: 180905-39
Virt mint Available £11,000

Half Crown

1551 Half Crown 1551 Half Crown Half Crown 1551 Edward V1 Halfcrown, Galloping Horse 1551 mm Tun. S.2480 but reads HIBE. For Ref' See Lockett 4377. Toned, very rare & Very Fine.
Ref: 180414-47
VF Available £3,250
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
1605 Half Crown 1605 Half Crown Half Crown 1605 James 1 Halfcrown, 3rd coinage mm Rose, No groundline S.2666A. Ex Dr Carter, collection purchased by Baldwins 1950: Seaby C & M B May 1970, No DC 59: P. Hunt collection purchased by Colin Adams: Colin Adams, Spink 1/12/2005 L...
Ref: 180414-51
VF Available £6,500
1638 Half Crown 1638 Half Crown Half Crown 1638 Charles 1 halfcrown Briot 2nd issue mm Anchor & B. S.2858. A very pleasing piece, well struck up & with an even grey tone. Rare.
Ref: 180905-06
AEF Sold £6,250
1653 Half Crown 1653 Half Crown Half Crown 1653 Commonwealth Halfcrown 1653 mm Sun. ESC 431, Bull 30. Second N over inverted N in England. Ex Dr Carter, collection purchased Baldwins 1950. Toned, scarce & Almost Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-32
NEF Sold £2,950
1666 Half Crown 1666 Half Crown Half Crown 1666 Charles 11 Halfcrown 1666, Elephant below bust, ESC 461, Bull 447, S.3364. Ex Law coll'. Extremely Rare, toned & a really Good Fine.
Ref: 180414-18
GF Available £2,650
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 Sold £2,450
1693 Half Crown 1693 Half Crown Half Crown 1693 William & Mary Halfcrown 1693 over 3 inverted. ESC 521, S.3436. Deeply toned with good eye appeal. Nearly Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-25
NEF Available £1,750


1135 Penny 1135 Penny Penny 1135 Stephen (1135-54) Penny, Voided Cross & mullets type, Castle Rising. RODBERT ON RIS. Ref- Allen (BNJ) 2012 page 108. N 878, S.1280. Toned, Extremely Rare & Good Very Fine.
Ref: 180414-78
GVF Available £6,750

1553 Sovereign GEF

Mary Sovereign 1553, mm Pomegranate. Obv' Queen enthroned holding orb & sceptre & reading MARIA DG FRA Z HIB REGINA MDL111. Rev' Large Tudor rose with central shield & reading A DNO FACTV EST ISTV Z EST MIRA IN OCVI NRIS . S. 2488. Ex Major Burton, Glendining 18/11/1970 Lot 172: Samuel King Spink 5/5/2005 Lot 41: Dr Paul Broughton, Spink 22/3/2016 Lot 436 (£46,800 inc) ...
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