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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 3 October 2013 (realised prices)
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Sale 36 - GB Hammered
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Mixed Lots & Accumulations
445
Hammered - worn & clipped hammered silver incl. a Charles I halfcrown & two Elizabeth I sixpences, one dated 1569, plus a Henry VI annulet groat & two others. (6) £20 to 40 £56.00
446
Hammered coins x 14 silver pieces, including a Mary groat & 2 x 1595 sixpences. Poor or better. (14) £50 to 100 £105.00
447
Hammered Silver Elizabeth I milled sixpence, 1561 mm star, small portrait, VF, creased and a striking crack at 6 o'clock, plus a James I shilling mm rose, AF, clipped. (2) £40 to 60 £70.00
  • AETHELRED II
448
Penny, (978-1016) Long Cross type, London, Edsige, a very strong VF, toned. Includes an old Coincraft ticket, S1151. £150 to 225 £190.00
  • CNUT
449
Penny, (1016-35) short cross type, York, GVF, S1159. £200 to 250 £270.00
  • EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
450
Penny, Hammer Cross type (1059-62) EF with a very sharp portrait, the legends slightly double struck, nice antique patina, S1182. £200 to 300 £290.00
  • HENRY I
451
Henry II/Henry III pennies: short-cross (after 1180), Lincoln, moneyer Lefurine, fair/fine & short-cross (before 1247), London class 7, moneyer Abel, GF or better. S1345 & 1356b. £30 to 45 £46.00
  • RICHARD I
452
Penny, (1189-99) type 4a, GF toned, probably S1348A. £40 to 70 £52.00
  • JOHN
453
Penny, (1199-1216) one of the later, more common types, AVF, S1351-54. £35 to 60 £42.00
  • HENRY III
454
Penny, long cross VF, crack & another short cross GF. (2) £25 to 45 N/S
455
Penny, sceptre type, class Vb, London ?, GF, S1368. £15 to 20 N/S
456
Penny, short-cross coinage, face narrow & triangular, 6c, AVF, striking crack, S1355. £25 to 40 N/S
457
Penny, (1216-72) Class 4 bust VF, S1367. £25 to 40 £30.00
458
Penny, long cross type (1247-72), class Vb, VF S1368. £25 to 40 £25.00
  • EDWARD I
459
Penny, class 2a London, VF, only the first 'N' reversed, incl. an old ticket, S1385. £30 to 40 £40.00
460
Penny, class 9b, Ns unbarred or very faintly visible, London, VF, minor striking crack does not detract, incl. old ticket, S1408. £25 to 40 £25.00
461
Penny, (1307-27) London AVF, another Bristol, fine, another London, GF, some weakness, plus halfpenny London, fine. (4) £40 to 65 N/S
462
Edward I/Edward II pennies: new coinage, London (1272-1307) probably class 4c, GF or a little better & London (1307-27) class 15a, A/fine. S1396 & 1461. £25 to 35 £38.00
  • EDWARD II
463
Penny, London, type 14, AVF, incl. an old ticket, S1460. £25 to 40 £46.00
  • EDWARD III
464
Half-Noble, type 'G', GVF, struck on a lightweight flan of 3.1g. Rare. S1494. £800 to 1000 N/S
465
Noble, mm cross 3, (1356-61), almost EF with good, original lustre; a tiny edge-nick at 2 o'clock. S1490. £1500 to 2000 £1600.00
  • HENRY VI
466
Groat, annulet issue (1422-27) nice VF, a very attractive example. £70 to 100 £78.00
467
Halfgroat, Calais, annulet issue (1422-27) almost fine (S1840) & Edward I penny (1272-1307) Berwick Mint, GF. (2) £25 to 40 £42.00
468
Halfgroat, Calais, annulet issue, AEF toned & boldly struck, a minor rim-deficiency does not detract, Ex- Blake & Carlyon - Britton collections, S1840. £150 to 200 N/S
469
Halfpenny, leaf mascle issue (1434-35) fine, rare, plus another GF. (2) £60 to 100 £72.00
  • EDWARD IV
470
Ryal (rose noble) mm sun (1467-8), nice VF, a minor flaw across the shield and ship hardly detracts. S1950. £1600 to 1800 N/S
471
Groat, (1461-83) London, AVF, S2096. £60 to 95 £80.00
  • HENRY VII
472
Groat, regular issue, mm pheon (1505-09) A sharp GVF or a little better. S2258. £250 to 300 N/S
473
Henry VII/James I 'Sovereign' type penny (1485-1509), Durham, Bishop Fox, almost VF & James I penny, second coinage (1604-19), fine. S2233 & S2661. £30 to 50 £52.00
  • HENRY VIII
474
Groats, base issue, bust 4 and bust 6 without mm, fine or slightly better for issue. (2) S2403. £120 to 200 £130.00
475
Penny 'sovereign type' Durham, VF but creased, incl. an old Coincraft ticket, S2349. £35 to 50 £36.00
  • EDWARD VI
476
1551 halfcrown, walking horse with plume, mm y, VF, toned, fully-round & pleasing. Now difficult to find in this condition. S2479. £1300 to 1500 N/S
477
Shilling, fine silver issue, mm y (1551) GVF, toned. An attractive example. S2482. £350 to 400 N/S
478
Shilling, mm y, fine issue (1551-53), fair, S2482. £40 to 65 £42.00
479
Sixpence, fine silver issue, mm tun, London (1551-53), about VF, toned & slightly creased. Scarce. S2483. £175 to 225 £175.00
  • PHILIP & MARY
480
1554 shilling, almost EF & an exceptional example. There is a double striking 'ghost' in front of the Queen's face, which is otherwise crisp & deeply struck up. The detail on the Queen's ruff simply could not be bettered, light pleasing tone, S2500. £1800 to 2200 N/S
481
1554 shilling, GVF/VF, toned. Excellent portraits, well struck up, S2500. £850 to 1050 N/S
482
Groat, mm lis (1554-8). Almost fine but a little creasing hardly detracts. £80 to 120 £105.00
  • ELIZABETH I
483
Shilling mm cross - crosslet (1560-61) GVF with a good portrait, a couple of scratches on obverse, S2555. £170 to 250 N/S
484
Shillings (2) mm 'A' and mm 'Bell' & sixpences (2) 1576 & 1578, generally fair, the first a little better especially the reverse side. (4) £50 to 75 £72.00
485
Shilling, mm 'Bell' (1582-83) sixth issue, bust 3B, VF, toned. S2577. £200 to 250 N/S
486
Shilling, mm escallop (1584-6), GF, S2577. £80 to 120 N/S
487
Shilling, sixth issue, mm crescent (1587-89) GF, S2577. £70 to 120 N/S
488
Shilling, sixth issue, mm tun (1592-95), ear showing, VF, weakness to top English shield hardly detracts. £120 to 180 N/S
489
Shilling, sixth issue mm tun (1592-95) very good fine/almost VF with light grey tone. £60 to 90 N/S
490
Shilling, sixth issue, mm tun (1592 - 95) GVF or a little better, toned. An insignificant peripheral striking-crack & original 'adjustment' lines visible under magnification, hardly detract. S2577. £225 to 300 £225.00
491
1561 sixpence, mm pheon, virtually EF with a very crisp portrait, the first date of the series, S2561. £325 to 400 N/S
492
1569 sixpence, mm coronet AEF, very sharply struck with a lovely portrait of the Queen, S2562. £300 to 400 N/S
493
1570 Elizabeth I sixpence, mm coronet & a Henry VI groat, Calais, annulet type, fine or a little better, the last a bit reduced by clipping. (2) £40 to 60 £60.00
494
1574 sixpence, mm eglantine, AVF/VF with a fine striking crack at 5 o'clock, S2563. £80 to 120 £100.00
495
Threepences of 1572, 73 & 78, fine to VF, groat, fine with small striking crack, half groat & two pennies VF, fine & fine. (7) £100 to 125 £125.00
496
Silver penny, mm martlet (1560-61), nice VF with a good, sharp portrait. Scarce. S2558. £100 to 125 N/S
  • JAMES I
497
Unite second coinage mm tun, fifth bust a few surface marks and scuffs, otherwise very fine. £1200 to 1500 £1200.00
498
Half Laurel, third coinage mm lis (1623-4) VF. S2641A. £800 to 900 £800.00
499
Halfcrown, third coinage mm lis (1623-24) GVF, an attractive example. S2666. £700 to 850 £700.00
500
Halfcrown, third coinage, mm trefoil (1624) GVF with a mostly bold horse & rider & well-struck shield, the king's portrait itself being particularly strong. S2666. £700 to 850 N/S
501
Shilling, first bust, mm thistle, GF toned, S2645. £70 to 100 N/S
502
Shilling, second bust mm lis (1604-05) AVF, S2646. £80 to 100 N/S
503
Shilling, third bust, mm rose (1605-06) EF, toned with sharp portrait-detail, especially on armour. Minor corrosion towards the extremities which many would not bother to mention. S2654. £350 to 450 N/S
504
Shilling, second coinage, fourth bust mm escallop (1606-07), bold GVF with the King's hair & most of the shield very sharply struck-up, S2655. £325 to 400 N/S
505
Shilling, second coinage, mm coronet (1607-09) fourth bust, almost VF, S2655. £150 to 200 £170.00
506
1603 sixpence, mm thistle AVF, twopence fair, halfgroat fair/fine & penny, fine. (4) £70 to 100 £96.00
507
1604 sixpence, second bust, mm lis, almost VF some minor scratches on portrait under the toning, S2648. £100 to 150 N/S
508
1604 sixpence, second bust, mm lis, GVF/EF with sharp shield-detail, scarce. S2648 £200 to 300 N/S
509
Penny, GVF, an impressive little coin, far nicer than usual for this type. S2661. £50 to 75 £50.00
510
Penny, VF & halfpenny, almost EF wth a nice tone. (2) S2672 & 73. £60 to 100 £60.00
  • CHARLES I
511
Crown, group IV, fourth horsemen, type 4 foreshortened horse, Rev. oval shield, mm Sun, fine. S2761. £450 to 550 N/S
512
Crown, tower mint under parliament, mm sun (1645-6) group IV, type 4, foreshortened horse, rev. oval shield, mm sun, VF. S2761. £1200 to 1500 £1000.00
513
1642 half pound, Shrewsbury horseman over arms; rev. three Oxford plumes, representing S2945, but this is a later copy, possibly Victorian, struck in good silver & weighing 64.3g. Not to be confused with an electrotype, the edge looks perfectly contemporary (i.e. 17th C) & the coin has a perfect 'ring'. Very rare & certainly rarer than the original, VF & toned. £650 to 1000 N/S
514
Halfcrown, mm tun (1636-38), AVF & attractively toned, flan a little 'porous' on reverse, S2775. £75 to 100 £66.00
515
Halfcrown, mm tun (1636-38), some wear on horse but generally a decent VF & of pleasing appearance, S2773. £100 to 150 £100.00
516
Halfcrown, mm triangle (1639-40) GVF, probably almost as struck, nice full roundish flan, S2775. £180 to 220 N/S
517
Halfcrown, mm triangle (1639-40), VF, S2773. £100 to 150 N/S
518
Halfcrown, mm star (1640-41), group IV, fourth horseman, type 4, foreshortened horse, AVF toned, S2779. £100 to 150 N/S
519
Halfcrown, mm triangle in circle (1641-43), foreshortened horse, AVF & no toning, S2779. £100 to 150 N/S
520
Halfcrown, mm P in brackets (1643-44) GF, some brilliance remaining but weak on obv, S2778. £40 to 60 £48.00
521
Halfcrown, mm R in brackets (1644-45), fine on irregular flan, S2778. £30 to 40 £40.00
522
Halfcrown, mm sun (1645-6), AVF, S2778. £80 to 100 N/S
523
Shilling, group A, first bust, type 1 in Coronation robes, fine & scarce, S2781. £100 to 150 £70.00
524
Shilling, mm tun (1636-8) with near 'Aberystwyth' bust, AEF with a nice tone the flan a little irregular when viewed from reverse. Scarce. S3792. £200 to 275 N/S
525
Shilling, mm triangle (1639-40) VF, with a curious double striking of the portrait elongating the King's head, S2799. £100 to 150 N/S
526
Shilling, Tower mm star (1640-41) fine, slight buckle, S2799 & sixpence MM Anchor (1638-39) double arched crown GVF/VF & a nice example S2814. £65 to 100 £82.00
527
Shilling, type 4.4. mm triangle in circle (1641-43) VF on an irregular flan, weight 5.9g, S2799. £50 to 90 £46.00
528
Shillings, 2 coins both mm triangle - in circle (1641-3), AF & AVF, both irregular flans. (2) £40 to 80 £40.00
529
Sixpence, mm triangle (1639-40), struck on a somewhat oval flan, GVF with lustre, S2817. £125 to 200 N/S
530
Halfgroat and copper farthings (2) plus a 1679 fourpence VF to GVF. (4) £40 to 60 £40.00
531
Silver twopence, penny & 5 copper farthings, silver fair, others VF. (7) £40 to 70 £40.00
  • COMMONWEALTH
532
Halfgroat, AVF, creased. S3221. £25 to 40 £40.00
  • CHARLES II (Hammered)
533
Shilling, third hammered issue, basically fine but weak at centre, the portrait double struck at top and an interesting variety, appears to read 'CARBOLVS' S3322. £90 to 125 £90.00
 
   
       
   
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