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Triple Unite

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1644 Triple Unite 1644 Triple Unite Triple Unite 1644 Charles 1 Triple Unite 1644 Oxford. Small module, small Bust. Obv King holding sword & olive branch, Oxford plume behind king & reading CAROLVS DG MAG BRI FRA ET HIBER REX. Rev' Three Oxford plumes above declaration with date &...
Ref: 180414-68
EF Available £79,000

Sovereign

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1584 Sovereign 1584 Sovereign Sovereign 1584 Elizabeth 1 Sovereign, 6th issue mm Escallop (1584-6) . Queen enthroned holding orb & sceptre & reading ELIZABETH DG ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA. Rev' Large Tudor rose with central shield & reading A DNO FACTV EST ISIVD ET EST MIRAB O...
Ref: 180414-67
NEF Available £29,500

Laurel

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1623 Laurel 1623 Laurel Laurel 1623 James 1 Laurel 3rd coinage 4th bust variety mm Lis (1623-24) S. 2638C. Well struck & Nearly EF.
Ref: 180414-69
NEF Sold £3,650

Angel

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
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

Quarter Noble

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1422 Quarter Noble 1422 Quarter Noble Quarter Noble 1422 Henry V1 Quarter Angel, annulet issue mm large Lis (1422-60)above shield. Mullet after exel ect. Whitton 3. S.1810. Pleasing & Nearly Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-72
NEF Available £1,550

Five Pounds

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1887 Five Pounds 1887 Five Pounds Five Pounds 1887 Victoria Five pounds 1887. S. 3864 A few hairlines ect & Nearly Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-74
NEF Sold £2,300

Guinea

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
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 £23,000

Crown

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
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
1601 Crown 1601 Crown Crown 1601 Elizabeth 1 Crown mm 1 (1601). Ref- Cooper D/6, S.2582. Ex Neck: Henry Webb, Sotheby 25/7/1895: Capt H. Paget Glendining 25/9/1946 Lot 25 (Extemely Fine) Marks above shield on rev' otherwise an attractive portrait piece, ...
Ref: 180414-45
EF/GVF Available £18,500
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
1645 Crown 1645 Crown Crown 1645 Charles 1 Crown, Tower mint under Parliament, type 1V mm Sun. Ref - FRC XX1V/XXXV11, S. 2761. Ex F.r. Cooper, Glendining 8/11/1978 Lot 96 (almost EF £1,000). A pleasing piece with a dark glossy finish. Rare in this grade Extre...
Ref: 180414-50
EF Available £10,950
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, 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
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
1662 Crown 1662 Crown Crown 1662 Charles 11 Crown 1662, Rose below, edge undated. ESC 15. S. 3350. Lightly toned & Virtually EF/EF.
Ref: 170217-06
AEF/EF Available £6,250
1671 Crown 1671 Crown Crown 1671 Charles 11 crown 1671 2nd Bust. ESC$@ Bull 382 S. 3357. Ex F.R. Cooper Glendining 24/10/1973 Lot 131. An outstanding specimen for a second bust type retaining its original colour & with a mint bloom. Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-57
EF Available £11,000
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

B.O.E. Dollar

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1804 B.O.E. Dollar 1804 B.O.E. Dollar B.O.E. Dollar 1804 George 111 Proof Bank of England Dollar 1804, S. 3768. At some time cleaned & a few hairlines otherwise Nearly Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-59
NEF Available £1,250

Half Crown

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1551 Half Crown 1551 Half Crown Half Crown 1551 Edward V1 Halfcrown, Fine coinage 1551 walking horse, mm Y. S. 2479. Ex Lord Mount Edgcumbe: Parsons, Glendining 11/5/1954 Lot 362: R.Carlyon Britton purchased Seaby : Chown, Glendining 4/4/1979 Lot 222: St James's auction 19...
Ref: 180414-43
EF Available £29,000
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 1 Halfcrown mm 1 (1601), S. 2583. Toned & Nearly Very Fine/ Good Very Fine & a good portrait coin of Elizabeth at a reasonable price.
Ref: 180414-48
NVF/GVF Sold £2,400
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
1632 Half Crown 1632 Half Crown Half Crown 1632 Charles 1 Halfcrown, Tower Mint type 2C mm Harp (1632-33) S.2771. Dent at 5 O clock on rev' but a very well made coin. Ex Osbourne, Glendining 23/4/1991 Lot 141: Seaby bought 6/4/1951: Toned & Good Very Fine.
Ref: 180414-54
GVF Available £850
1643 Half Crown 1643 Half Crown Half Crown 1643 §Charles 1 Halfcrown Worcester mint, AllenC/17, S.3100. Roses in legend. Struck on an irregular flan (weight 14,4g) otherwise toned, Very Rare & Nearly Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-34
NEF Available £5,500
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 Available £2,950
1653 Half Crown 1653 Half Crown Half Crown 1653 Commonwealth Halfcrown 1653/2 mm Sun. ESC 433 Bull 38. Ex Shirley Fox & Lord Stewartby collections. Some weaknesses in places. Rare but Very Rare in this state. Toned with underlying mint lustre. As Struck
Ref: 180414-40
EF Available £3,250
1658 Half Crown 1658 Half Crown Half Crown 1658 Cromwell Halfcrown 1658. ESC 447, S. 3228. Nicely toned & Almost Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-23
NEF Sold £4,250
1663 Half Crown 1663 Half Crown Half Crown 1663 Charles 11 Halfcrown 1st bust 1663 XV No stops on obv'. ESC 459, Bull 444, Toned, Rare & Very Fine or better.
Ref: 180414-29
VF Available £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 £3,250
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 £2,450
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
1720 Half Crown 1720 Half Crown Half Crown 1720 George 1 Halfcrown 1720/17, rev' roses & plumes. ESC 590, S.3642. Toned & Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-20
EF Available £3,750
1751 Half Crown 1751 Half Crown Half Crown 1751 George 11 Halfcrown 1751 old head. ESC 610, Bull 1693, S.3696. Extremely Rare so fine, brilliant & virtually mint state.
Ref: 180414-58
Virt mint Sold £4,500

Shilling

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1786 Shilling 1786 Shilling Shilling 1786 George 111 Countermarked Quarter Dollar on Mexican two reales 1786 with puncheon of George 111 . ESC 2015, Bull 1894 (This Coin) R5. Exceedingly Rare, toned & Very Fine.
Ref: 180414-03
VF Sold £3,750

Penny

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1016 Penny 1016 Penny Penny 1016 Cnut (1016-35) Penny, Short Cross type, York. GODMAN ON EOF. S 1159 As struck, Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-13
EF Sold £595
1035 Penny 1035 Penny Penny 1035 Harold 1 (1035-40) Penny Fleur de Lis type, London. Obv' GOLDSIGE ON LVN. BMC V. N 803, S.1163 Ex Charles Oman & Bill Conte. Toned & a really Good Very Fine to Near Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-09
NEF Available £2,950
1042 Penny 1042 Penny Penny 1042 Edward the confessor (1042-66) Penny, Expanding Cross type (Heavy Issue) Chester. LEOFENOD ON LEI. Freeman 135, N823, S.1177. Well struck attractively toned & Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-22
EF Available £1,750
1066 Penny 1066 Penny Penny 1066 William 1 (1066- 87) Penny, profile left, Hastings. COLSPEGEN ON IEI. S.1250. Ex Bieber, Sotheby 11/5/1896 Lot 183: Montagu, Sotheby 11/5/1896 Lot 183: Seaby 1975 (With their ticket). A lovely well struck piece showing a ...
Ref: 180414-33
EF/NEF Available £7,500
1066 Penny 1066 Penny Penny 1066 Harold 11(1066) Penny, Pax type without sceptre, Norwich. GODPINE ON NOR. N 837, S.1187. Weakly struck in places but Very Rare & Good Very Fine.
Ref: 180414-16
GVF Available £11,500
1066 Penny 1066 Penny Penny 1066 William 1 (1066-1087) Penny, profile left, Stamford. LEOFPINE ON STAI. S. 1250. Perhaps at some time cleaned but a stong portrait & a Really Good Very Fine.
Ref: 170329-05
GVF Available £3,950
1066 Penny 1066 Penny Penny 1066 William 1 1066-87 Penny, Canopy type, Oxford mint. GODPINE ON EXENE. S. 1252. Ex Trow coll'. Slight wave in flan otherwise Very Rare toned & NEF/GVF.
Ref: 170217-57
NEF/GVF Available £3,200
1066 Penny 1066 Penny Penny 1066 William 1 (1066-87) Penny. Profile Right, Shaftsbury. GODSBRAND ON SIE. Ref - Allen BNJ 2012,page 80: BMC 473, N 847, S.1256. Deeply toned & a superb Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-55
EF Available £5,950
1100 Penny 1100 Penny Penny 1100 Henry 1 (1100-35) Penny, Pax type, Southwark. S.1264 Toned, Rare & Nearly Extremely Fine/Good Very Fine
Ref: 180414-77
NEF/GVF Available £2,250
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
757 Penny 757 Penny Penny 757 Offa (757-796) Portrait Penny. Light coinage London. Obv' Portrait with broad shoulders & jewel at neck. OFFA REX. Rev' ALHM/UND in two lines surrounded by serpents tongue. BM 15, SCBI No 307, N 318, S. 905. Some weaknes...
Ref: 180414-05
EF Available £15,750
798 Penny 798 Penny Penny 798 Cudreth (798-807 AD) Penny, cross & wedges type Canterbury. Obv' CUDRED REX CANT, rev' VERHEARDI MONETA. BMC 9, Norweb 82 (This coin). N 211 S. 877. Ex Spink Nov' 1957: Norweb Pt 1, Spink 13/6/1985 Lot 17: Spink Australia...
Ref: 180414-04
NEF Available £8,950
858 Penny 858 Penny Penny 858 Aethelberht (858-865 AD) Penny, Canterbury. Obv' AEDELBEARHT REX. Diademed draped bust right to outer beaded circle. Rev' TORHTMVND MONETA, Floriate cross type. Ref - Naismith C217 (This coin), N 621, S.1054. Edge chip at 9 o'...
Ref: 180414-06
EF Available £14,500
924 Penny 924 Penny Penny 924 Aethelstan (924-939 AD) Penny crowned bust type, Norwich. Obv' AEDELSTAN REX, bust to outer circle. Rev' HRODGAR MO NORPIC . SCBI 30,337 (This coin), BMC 74, N 675, S.1095. Toned & Extremely Fine.
Ref: 180414-07
EF Available £5,950
978 Penny 978 Penny Penny 978 Aethelred 11 (978-1016) Penny , Long Cross type, Cambridge. Obv' AELFRIC MO GRANT. S.1151. Toned, Rare & Extremely Fine/Good Very Fine.
Ref: 180414-11
EF Available £975

Sestertius

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
131 Sestertius 131 Sestertius Sestertius 131 Antoninus Pius 131-168AD. Obv' Bust right. Rev' Britannia seated on rock & reading BRITANNIA with SC below exergue. RIC 742, Sear 4153. Ex Carfrae 1901, Bemment 1924, Day Coll', Drabble Glendining 4/7/1939 & Baldwin 1935. An ...
Ref: 170313-20
Good VF Available £22,500
198 Sestertius 198 Sestertius Sestertius 198 Caracalla 198-217 AD. Obv bust of fine style facing right. Rev' Mars striding left holding branch & trophy. Reading PONTIF TR P X!!! COS !!! with SC in field. RIC 4506, Sear - . Ex Adolph Hess auction 230 (Lucerne) 28/4/...
Ref: 170313-22
EF Available £8,750

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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