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Sale 39 - GB Hammered
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
 • JOHN
591
Penny, short cross 5b (1199-1216), moneyer Willem on Ln, London, GVF, S1351. £70 to 100 £80.00
 • HENRY III
592
Penny, long cross type with sceptre (1247-72), class 5G, London, GVF with nice old tone. Old ticket priced £30. S1373 £40 to 50 £50.00
 • EDWARD I
593
Penny (1272-1307), Newcastle upon Tyne, class3e, circa 1280-81, GF. £20 to 30 £32.00
594
Penny, class 7b, London (1272-1307), rose on breast, VF, rare. Includes old ticket priced £75. S1404 £70 to 100 £84.00
595
Penny of very fine style, long neck similar to S1386 but normal 'N' VF, even & most attractive. £40 to 60 £54.00
 • EDWARD II
596
Penny, Canterbury, AVF, S1466. £20 to 30 £32.00
 • EDWARD III
597
Groat, pre-treaty (1351-1) London, class C, MM cross 1, AVF. S1565. £50 to 75 £50.00
598
Groat, type D, MM cross 1 (1352-53), London, VF and pleasing. Includes old ticket priced £60. S1566 £120 to 170 £120.00
599
Halfgroat, Treaty period (1361-69) London, with Annulet before EDWARD. Bold, GVF or better (ex Doubleday) with old tickets. S1621. £200 to 250 N/S
 • HENRY VI
600
Groat, annulet issue, Calais, (1422-30) a very nice GF. S1836. £50 to 70 £68.00
 • EDWARD IV
601
Groat, light coinage, London, MM rose (1468-69). Eye after TAS, a minor striking crack, otherwise GEF with a superb portrait & rich old tone. Includes an old ticket described 'As struck, superb', priced £200. Now books £400 VF. S1998 £300 to 400 £300.00
 • HENRY VIII
602
Gold angel, annulet by angel's head & on ship, mm lis (1509-26), VF. Rare. S2299. £1250 to 1500 £1300.00
603
Gold crown of the double rose, MM Lis (1509-26), crowned HK both sides, AVF with light reddish tone, a minor peripheral striking crack at 11 o'clock. Rare. S2274. £800 to 1000 £1150.00
604
Groat, mm Arrow (1526-44) Laker bust D, VF on a nice full-round flan. S2337E £200 to 250 N/S
605
Groat, mm Lis (1526-44), Laker bust D, GVF with a lovely tone. Very attractive. S2337E. £275 to 350 £250.00
606
Groat, second coinage, mm rose (1526-44) bust D, AVF. S2337E £90 to 120 £96.00
607
Groat, late or posthumous Bristol issue with very large head of the King which is rotated left further than the Spink plate coin 2403 (bust 3), plus differing eyebrow, beard & ruff details. Generally VF, the reverse a little off-centre. A rare type. £500 to 650 N/S
 • EDWARD VI
608
1551 halfcrown, walking horse with plume, mm y, VF, toned, fully-round & pleasing, S2479. £1100 to 1300 N/S
609
Shilling, dated 'MDL' (1550), MM Y, second period, London. Fine with a minor striking crack, rare. Includes an old ticket, priced £95. S2466 £100 to 125 £140.00
610
Shilling, 'Fine' issue, MM tun (1551-53) AVF with a nice old tone & lustre in legends. S2482. £150 to 200 £150.00
 • MARY
611
Groat, MM pomegranate (1553-4) AVF, the edge slightly ragged. Includes old ticket, priced £120. S3492 £100 to 125 £130.00
 • PHILIP & MARY
612
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. £1500 to 1800 N/S
613
Groat, mm lis, VF, even & attractive. S2508. £325 to 400 £325.00
 • ELIZABETH I
614
Halfcrown, mm 1 (1601) AEF, toned. A lovely piece, very impressive and on a full round flan. Very rare in this high grade. S2583. £3700 to 4200 £3400.00
615
Shilling, mm cross-crosslet (1560-61), second issue, bust 3c, GF, round but a few digs/creases. S2555 £50 to 80 N/S
616
Shilling, mm cross-crosslet (1560-61) GVF with a good portrait, a couple of scratches on obverse, S2555. £150 to 200 N/S
617
Milled shilling, intermediate size,MM star (1561-71). Digs to face and light tooling to reverse fields, otherwise G/Fine and rare. S2591 £125 to 175 £160.00
618
Shilling, mm escallop (1584-6), GF, S2577. £70 to 90 N/S
619
Shilling, sixth issue mm tun (1592-95), GVF & sharp but adjustment lines across the head (these barely detract), nice even grey tone, S2577. £250 to 300 N/S
620
Shilling, mm woolpack (1594-6), sixth issue, GVF with a rich antique tone, very strong on hair & lower shield, a little weak in places. S2577 £350 to 450 £350.00
621
1561 sixpence, mm pheon, virtually EF with a very crisp portrait, the first date of the series, S2561. £250 to 300 N/S
622
1569 sixpence, mm coronet, AEF, very sharply struck with a lovely portrait of the Queen, S2562. £250 to 300 N/S
 • JAMES I
623
Gold unite, mm cinquefoil (1613-15), EF with good lustre & very attractive appearance, S2619. £2000 to 2500 N/S
624
Gold unite, mm tun (1615-16), second coinage, fifth bust, better than GVF with good mint bloom in legends, a little weak as struck on lower bust, the King's beard & hair sharp. A very nice example. S2620. £1650 to 2000 N/S
625
Gold double crown, fourth bust, mm bell (1610-11), VF. S2622. £950 to 1100 £1050.00
626
Crown, third coinage, mm trefoil over lis (1623-24), a little weak at the horse's head & as usual the mint mark, but practically as struck. The 'caparison' & much of the other detail is sharp and the shield-details simply superb & could hardly be bettered. Nicely toned with underlying mint bloom. Very rare in this condition & far superior to the 'Slaney' example. S2664. £3750 to 5000 £3750.00
627
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 350 N/S
628
1604 sixpence, second bust, mm lis, almost VF some minor scratches on portrait under the toning, S2648. £100 to 150 N/S
629
1604 sixpence, second bust, mm lis, GVF/EF with sharp shield-detail, scarce, S2648 £175 to 250 N/S
 • CHARLES I
630
Crown, group IV, fourth horsemen, type 4 foreshortened horse, reverse oval shield, mm sun, fine, S2761. £400 to 500 N/S
631
Crown, Tower Mint, mm sun (1645-46) group IV, Type 4, a bold well-struck well centered GVF on an impressively large flan, this coin has a lovely rich old cabinet-tone & maybe deserves to grade a little higher, S2761. £2500 to 3000 £2600.00
632
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. £550 to 700 £780.00
633
Halfcrown, mm triangle (1639-40), VF, S2773. £80 to 100 £80.00
634
Halfcrown, mm star (1640-41), group IV, fourth horseman, type 4, foreshortened horse, AVF toned, S2779. £80 to 100 N/S
635
Halfcrown, mm triangle in circle (1641-43), foreshortened horse, AVF & no toning, S2779. £80 to 100 N/S
636
Halfcrown: group IV, type 4, MM triangle-in-circle (1641-3), choice AEF with a rich tone and impressive depth of strike. S2779. £250 to 350 £250.00
637
Shilling, mm P in circle, clipped, fair. £10 to 20 £10.00
638
Shilling, mm triangle (1639-40) VF, with a curious double striking of the portrait elongating the King's head, S2799. £80 to 100 £115.00
639
Sixpence, Tower Mint, mm sceptre (1646-48), AVF with a nice tone, weak in places, S2819. £80 to 100 £92.00
640
Aberystwyth groat, MM book (1638-42), nice VF, very minor striking crack. £90 to 120 £100.00
641
Maltravers farthing, type 3c, VF, MM Lis. S3199. £20 to 30 £20.00
 • COMMONWEALTH
642
1651 shilling, GF, creased & minor hole. £60 to 90 £115.00
 
   
       
   
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