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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 23 October 2014 (realised prices)
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Sale 37 - GB Hammered
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
 • Mixed Lots & Accumulations
662
A small collection of farthings of the types Harrington, Lennox, Richmond and Maltravers. A total of 14 coins incl. three mules and five 'rose' farthings. Mostly fine to VF although many graded higher on the old card packets included. The coins are well described and include specimens from the Commander Marcus Hattan, Walker, Sheppard and Dr. J. S. Sugden collections. (14) Total Spink Cat. is around £400. £200 to 300 £250.00
663
Charles I halfcrown, Elizabeth I shilling mm cross-crosslet, five (mostly) Edward I pennies & three other minor silver coins. One of the pennies a nice VF o/w poor to fine. (10) £50 to 75 £100.00
 • CNUT
  • CNUT
664
Penny, short cross type (c1029-1035/6), EF with sharp detail and a lovely 'rainbow' tone, S1159. £200 to 300 £200.00
 • EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
  • EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
665
Penny, sovereign/eagles type (1056-59), VF, darkly toned, S1181. £225 to 300 £270.00
 • HENRY II
  • HENRY II
666
Penny, short cross coinage (1180-89), type 1b, 'fine portrait,' fine, weak in places, S1344. £25 to 40 £44.00
 • JOHN
  • JOHN
667
Penny, short cross 5b (1199-1216), moneyer Willem on Ln, London, GVF, S1351. £80 to 120 N/S
 • HENRY III
  • HENRY III
668
Penny, sceptre type, class Vb, London ?, GF, S1368. £15 to 20 £18.00
669
Penny, short-cross coinage, face narrow & triangular, 6c, AVF, striking crack, S1355. £25 to 40 £30.00
670
Penny, long cross, class Va (1247-72), VF, S1367. £25 to 40 £34.00
 • EDWARD I
  • EDWARD I
671
Penny, Canterbury (1272-74), fine/GF, S1419. £15 to 25 £30.00
 • EDWARD II
  • EDWARD II
672
Penny, London, class 11b, a clip at bottom o/w GVF, S1456. £25 to 50 £20.00
 • EDWARD III
  • EDWARD III
673
Half-Noble, type 'G', GVF, struck on a lightweight flan of 3.1g. Rare. S1494. £800 to 1000 N/S
674
Half groat, pre-treaty period (1369-77) London, AVF/VF, S1640. £90 to 150 N/S
 • RICHARD II
  • RICHARD II
675
Halfpenny, London, Intermediate style, no marks on breast, GF, S1699. £20 to 30 £30.00
 • HENRY V
  • HENRY V
676
Halfpenny, London, type C, broken annulets by crown, VF. Incl. an old ticket priced £75, S1794. £50 to 75 £62.00
 • HENRY VI
  • HENRY VI
677
Groat, Calais mint, rosette-mascle issue (1430-31), VF, incl. an old ticket priced £85, S1859. £80 to 130 £76.00
678
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
 • EDWARD IV
  • EDWARD IV
679
Ryal (rose noble) mm sun (1467-8), nice VF, a minor flaw across the shield and ship hardly detracts. S1950. £1600 to 1800 £1550.00
680
Groat, light coinage (1464-70) London, quatrefoils at neck, mm sun, AVF, incl. an old ticket priced £100, S2000. £60 to 90 £60.00
 • HENRY VII
  • HENRY VII
681
Groat, type I, mm rose (1487-88), saltires by neck, VF with a lovely tone. Ex- Patrick Finn, 1998 with ticket priced £450, plus an older ticket at £325. Scarce, S2194. £250 to 350 N/S
682
Groat, regular issue, mm pheon (1505-09) A sharp GVF or a little better. S2258. £250 to 300 N/S
683
Penny, sovereign type, Durham, Bp Fox, RD at side, throne with two pillars, VF, scarce, S2234. £60 to 90 N/S
 • HENRY VIII
  • HENRY VIII
684
Groat, MM Lis (1544-47 issues), a highly unusual coin, very late or posthumous, with an exaggeratedly large bust, dominated by the face of the King with very prominent eyebrows and whiskers. Possibly Bristol or Canterbury, but an un-recorded type. A bold VF, the reverse a little off-centre. Impressive! £700 to 1000 N/S
 • EDWARD VI
  • EDWARD VI
685
1551 crown, mm Y, GVF/VF, toned, very slight weakness to the lower right o/w a sharp and impressive horse & rider. A low estimate for such a strong example of the first silver crown, S2478. £2500 to 3000 £2300.00
686
1551 halfcrown, walking horse with plume, mm y, VF, toned, fully-round & pleasing, S2479. £1300 to 1500 N/S
687
Shilling (fine issue), mm tun (1551-53), VF, a little tooling to fields, incl. an old ticket priced £275, S2482. £125 to 175 £150.00
688
Shilling (fine issue), mm tun (1551-53), GF, the portrait clear and well-defined, S2482. £80 to 120 £80.00
689
Shilling, fine silver issue, mm y (1551) GVF, toned. An attractive example. S2482. £350 to 400 £350.00
 • MARY
  • MARY
690
Groat, mm pomegranate (1553-54), several peck marks o/w VF, incl. an old ticket priced £225, S2492. £100 to 150 £110.00
691
Groat, mm pomegranate (1553-54), almost fine, S2492. £50 to 75 £50.00
 • PHILIP & MARY
  • PHILIP & MARY
692
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
693
1554 shilling, GVF/VF, toned, some minor porosity on the portraits which are o/w excellent and well struck-up, S2500. £750 to 950 £810.00
694
Groat, mm lis (1554-58), fine, very minor flan deficiency to obverse right extremity just OUTSIDE legend, S2508. £70 to 100 £60.00
 • ELIZABETH I
  • ELIZABETH I
695
Milled shilling, small size, bold VF, toned. Rare, S2592. £700 to 850 £650.00
696
Shilling, mm cross - crosslet (1560-61) GVF with a good portrait, a couple of scratches on obverse, S2555. £170 to 250 N/S
697
Shilling, mm escallop (1584-6), GF, S2577. £80 to 120 N/S
698
Shilling, sixth issue, mm crescent (1587-89), AVF/VF, S2577. £100 to 150 N/S
699
Shilling, sixth issue mm tun (1592-95), GVF and sharp but adjustment lines across the head (these barely detract), nice even grey tone, S2577. £300 to 350 N/S
700
Shilling, sixth issue, mm tun (1592-95), ear showing, VF, weakness to top English shield hardly detracts. £150 to 200 N/S
701
1561 sixpence, mm pheon, virtually EF with a very crisp portrait, the first date of the series, S2561. £325 to 400 N/S
702
1562 sixpence, milled issue, mm star, large broad bust, small rose, AVF, attractive and even. Incl. an old ticket priced £150, S2596. £150 to 200 N/S
703
1569 sixpence, mm coronet AEF, very sharply struck with a lovely portrait of the Queen, S2562. £300 to 400 N/S
704
1575 sixpence, mm eglantine, GVF and most attractive, S2563. £150 to 200 N/S
705
1594 sixpence, mm Woolpack, VF, lightly polished at one time, but nevertheless an attractive coin, S2578B. £70 to 120 £115.00
 • JAMES I
  • JAMES I
706
Unite, fourth bust mm Tower (1612-13), GVF/AEF with an excellent portrait and strong reverse. Very attractive, S2619. £1900 to 2200 £1700.00
707
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 £640.00
708
Shilling, first coinage, second bust, mm thistle (1603-04), fine but a striking crack between inner and outer circles. Incl. an old ticket priced £65, S2646. £40 to 60 £35.00
709
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. £300 to 400 N/S
710
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 £330.00
711
Shilling, third coinage, sixth bust, mm trefoil (1624), AVF/VF, the shield bold and with impressive detail. A pleasingly toned example with good 'eye appeal,' S2668. £125 to 200 £115.00
712
1604 sixpence, second bust, mm lis, almost VF some minor scratches on portrait under the toning, S2648. £100 to 150 N/S
713
1604 sixpence, second bust, mm lis, GVF/EF with sharp shield-detail, scarce, S2648 £175 to 250 N/S
 • CHARLES I
  • CHARLES I
714
Unite, a very curious piece resembles a unite but struck in copper, mm plume & of correct size & thickness for the currency coin, GF, a minor striking crack. £10 to 25 £36.00
715
Crown, group IV, fourth horsemen, type 4 foreshortened horse, reverse oval shield, mm sun, fine, S2761. £400 to 500 N/S
716
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. 17thC) & the coin has a perfect 'ring'. Very rare & certainly rarer than the original, VF & toned. £600 to 750 N/S
717
Halfcrown, mm triangle (1639-40), VF, S2773. £90 to 125 N/S
718
Halfcrown, mm triangle (1639-40), GVF, probably almost as struck, nice full roundish flan, S2775. £180 to 220 N/S
719
Halfcrown, mm star (1640-41), group IV, fourth horseman, type 4, foreshortened horse, AVF toned, S2779. £90 to 125 N/S
720
Halfcrown, mm triangle in circle (1641-43), foreshortened horse, AVF & no toning, S2779. £100 to 150 N/S
721
Halfcrown, group III, type 3a3 (under Parliament), mm sun (1645-46), VF with a good portrait of the King, S2778. £150 to 200 £130.00
722
Halfcrown, mm sun (1645-6), AVF, S2778. £80 to 100 £82.00
723
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 £180.00
724
Shilling, tower mint, type 4.3, mm anchor (1638-39), VF, S2796. £100 to 150 N/S
725
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
726
Sixpence, tower mint under Parliament, mm sceptre (1646-48), AVF with a nice tone, weak in places, S2819. £90 to 125 N/S
727
Penny, tower mint, fourth bust, reverse oval shield, no 'CR,' mm pellet, GVF and probably almost as struck, S2845. £40 to 60 £42.00
 • COMMONWEALTH
  • COMMONWEALTH
728
Half groat, GF, crease marks, S3221. £15 to 25 £18.00
 
   
       
   
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