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DESCRIPTION (S = Spink Coins of England)

GRD

CAT.

£

 

Sceatta; c.695-740 A.D., series G type 3a; with ticket from 1970-2000´s collection (£200); very attractive with slight rainbow tone in part; bold detail. OBV: ´Diademed bust looking up, cross in front´; REV: ´Standard square with four ´X´ inside´; (S800)

 

GVF

 

H4277

 

275.00

Sceatta; 695-740, Continental type; often referred to as ´porcupine´; decent grade with insect-like obverse. OBV: 'Degenerate head'; REV: 'Standard type with pellet in annulet'; (S790/Abramson 89)

 

GF

 

H4594

 

95.00

Henry II; 1154-1189, cut half s/c Penny class 1a4 & 1a5; scarce; very tiny edge crease but an otherwise attractive remaining half with bold detail. OBV: ´(H)ENRICVS (REX)´; REV: ´FIL AIME(R ON LNND)´; (S1343a)

 

VF

 

H4321

 

17.50

Henry II; 1154-1189 cut half s/c Penny type 1b; very dark patina with light crinkling; some visible detail.

OBV: ´(HENRIC)VS REX´; REV: ´(…..) ON NOR(H)´; Northampton mint; (S1344); Suffolk

 

NF

 

H4306

 

11.95

Henry II; 1154-1189, cut half s/c Penny class 1b; scarce; lovely dark tone & attractive remaining half with bold detail. OBV: ´(H)ENRICVS RE(X)´; REV: ´(….) ON EVER´; York mint; (S1344)

 

NVF

 

H4320

 

16.50

Richard I; 1189-1199, cut half Penny class 2a; collector´s ticket; rare version of moneyer; very rough obverse with slightly better reverse. OBV: ´(HENRIC)VS REX´; REV: ´EST(IVENE O)N LV´; (S1346); Thetford

Fair/VG

 

H4407

 

19.95

Richard I; 1189-1199, Penny class 4b; frequently found in poor shape so this example is much better with decent portrait & much of legends; light crease. OBV: ´HENRICVS REX´; REV: ´WILLELM ON LVND (probably London)´; (S1348C)

GF/GF+

 

H4310

 

69.50

John; 1199-1216, Penny class 5b2; with two older tickets; possibly lightly clipped & die fault on bust; attractive portrait with almost clear legends. OBV: 'HENRICVS REX '; REV: 'ARNAVD ON CA '; Canterbury; (S1351) NVF A120 125.00
John; 1199-1216, Penny class 5b3; with ticket from collection; very dark tone with bold detail; just slight reverse cross ghosting & weak last reverse last digit; decent grade. OBV: 'HENRICVS REX'; REV: 'IOHAN ON NORW'; Norwich mint; (S1351) NVF A134 125.00

William I or Alexander II Scotland; 1205-1249, cut half shortcross in name of William; very rare; decent remaining detail; needs further research as can´t pin legends down to an exact match despite all are clear; we believe Alexander II is the most likely. OBV: ´(WI)LLELMVS RE(X)´; REV: ´(ADA)M ON ROCE or RX´; Roxburgh mint; (S5034); Thetford

 

F

 

H4349

 

150.00

Henry III; 1216-1272, l/c Penny class 7a; from 1970-2000´s collection; dark tone with some clipping; decent portrait with some legends visible. OBV: 'HENRICVS REX'; REV: 'WILLEM ON CANT'; (1356a)

 

GF

 

H4264

 

45.00

Henry III; 1216-1272, s/c Penny; dark tone with slight creasing; visible detail but flat areas.

OBV: 'HENRICVS REX'; REV: 'NICHOLE ON LVN'; (S1356)

 

VG

 

H4433

 

19.95

Alexander III Scotland; 1249-1286, Penny type D? fairly worn with light creasing; visible detail & legends; unusual trident with pellets below. OBV: 'ALEXANDER DEI GRA'; REV: 'REX SCOTORVM'; 24 points; (S5057)?

 

NF

 

H4493

 

Sold

John Baliol Scotland; 1292-1296, Penny; very rare; outline portrait with part legends; flat striking area within legends. OBV: 'IOHANNES DEI GRA'; REV: 'REX SCOTORVM'; four mullets of 6 points; (S5065)

VG/NF

 

H4496

 

Sold

Edward I; 1272-1307, Penny class 10ab5; has been clipped with square flan; decent portrait & remaining legends. OBV: 'EDWARR ANGL DNS HYB '; REV: 'CIVITAS CANTOR '; (S1409B); Norfolk

F A122 17.95

Edward I; 1272-1307, Penny class 10; attractive portrait with slight edge clipping; mostly clear legends. OBV: 'EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB'; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON'; (S1410-1414); Cambs.

NVF A139 Sold

Edward I; 1272-1307, Penny class 10cf3; collector´s ticket; very dark tone & fairly decent condition apart from light scuff to portrait. OBV: ´EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB´; REV: ´CIVITAS LONDON´; (S1412); Thetford

GF/NVF

 

H4365

 

Sold

Edward II; 1307-1327, Penny class 11a; fairly abraded detecting find; visible detail & majority of legends. OBV: 'EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB '; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON '; (S1455); Norfolk

Good/F A126 12.95

Continental Sterling; Gaucher of Chatillon; 1313-1322; toned detecting find; slight crease with legends almost intact. OBV: 'GALCHS COMES PORC'; REV: 'MONETN OVAYVE'; (Mayhew 237-250); Oxon.

 

VG

 

H4484

 

24.95

Edward III; 1327-1377, Halfpenny 3rd coinage; good portrait with clear legends both sides. OBV: 'EDWARDVS REX'; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON'; (S1557); Cambs.

F+ A106 22.50

Edward III; 1327-1377, Groat pre-Treaty type C; old collection, ex-Spink with ticket; much ancient gilding with light clipping & small hole at top; attractive. OBV: 'EDWARD D G REX ANGLI Z FRANC D HYB'; REV: 'POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV CIVITAS LONDON'; mm cross 1; (S1565)

 

GF/NVF

 

H4445

 

55.00

Edward III; 1327-1377, Halfpenny; looks to have jumped in the die with part reverse on obverse; toned.

OBV: 'EDWARDVS REX AN'; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON'; (S1634); Cambs.

 

VG

 

H4537

 

8.95

Henry VI; 1422-1461, Groat, annulet issue; old collection, ex-Spink with old Spink number from 1977; very attractive with some slightly blue toning in part; has seen fair amount of use & lightly clipped. OBV: 'HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC'; REV: 'POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM CIVITAS LONDON'; mm plain cross; (S1835)

 

F+

 

 

H4443

 

Sold

Henry VI; 1422-1461, Groat, rosette-mascle issue; old collection, ex-Spink with ticket for £10 from 1970´s; clipped with toning but decent detail & remaining legends. OBV: 'HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC'; REV: 'POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM VILLA CALISIE'; Calais with mm pierced cross; (S1859)

 

GF

 

H4442

 

175.00

Henry VI; 1422-1461, Halfpenny annulet issue; collector´s ticket; attractive tone with reasonable portrait; parts legends visible. OBV: ´HENRIC REX ANGLI´; REV: ´CIVITAS LONDON´; (S1848); Thetford

 

F+

 

H4390

 

27.50

Henry VI; 1422-1461, Halfpenny rosette-mascle issue; toned reverse; decent portrait with virtually intact legends. OBV: 'HENRIC REX ANGLI'; REV: 'VILLA CALIS'; Calais mint; S1871); Somerset

 

F/GF

 

H4523

 

30.00

Henry VI; 1422-1461, Halfpenny pinecone mascle issue; very slight bend but very nice portrait with almost full legends; attractive. OBV: ´HENRIC REX ANGL´; REV: ´CIVITAS LONDON´; (S1884); Cambs.

 

NVF

 

H4388

 

42.50

Edward IV; 1461-1470, Groat; with ticket from 1970-2000´s collection (£300); rare mint; dark toning with surface marks; probable detecting find. OBV: 'EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC'; REV: 'POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM CIVITAS COVETRE'; Coventry mint, quatrefoils at neck; (S2008)

 

GF

 

H4164

 

220.00

Edward IV; 1461-1470, Groat, quatrefoil issue; slight edge damage at top & small attempted piercing obverse right; attractive portrait otherwise. OBV: ´EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC´; REV: ´POSVI DEVM  ADIVTORE MEVM CIVITAS LONDON´; mm rose; (S2000)

 

VF

 

H4387

 

99.50

James III Scotland; 1460-1488, Copper Pellit; rare example from specialist collector; engrained dirt in legends on green patina; clear detail & legends. OBV: 'IACOVS (sic) DEI GRA REX'; REV: 'CRVX PELLIT OIE GRI'; (S5309)

 

F/GF

 

H4481

 

Sold

Henry VII; 1485-1509, Groat type IIIc; from 1970-2000´s collection; dark cabinet toning with striking portrait & mostly clear legends; attractive & scarce. OBV: 'HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FR'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV CIVITAS LONDON'; mm cross-crosslet; (S2199)

 

NVF/VF

 

H4168

 

Sold

Henry VIII; 1509-1547, Groat 2nd issue type D; attractive toning, possibly once mounted at slight flan damage part; slightly off-struck. OBV: 'HENRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FRANC'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV'; mm rose; (S2337E)

 

NVF

 

H4518

 

Sold

Mary; 1553-1554, Groat; as often found, creases & very weak portrait although head better than outline; very small edge damage to flan. OBV: 'MARIA D G ANG FRA BRIT REGINA'; REV: 'VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA'; (S2492); Worcs.

VG/NF

 

H4530

 

Sold

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Halfpenny 6th issue; scarce little coin; looks to be detecting find with some toning; clear detail & mintmark. OBV: 'Portcullis'; REV: 'Cross & pellets'; mm key; (S2581) F+ A133 65.00

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Penny 2nd issue; dark tone but with fairly bold portrait; slightly weak to part obverse. OBV: 'E D G ROSA SINE SPINA '; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON '; mm cross-crosslet; (S2558); Cambs.

GF A121 19.95

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Penny possibly 6th issue; very small flan with outline portrait; legends part visible. OBV: 'E D G ROSA SINE SPINA'; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON'; mm possibly crescent; (S2580?); Norfolk


Good

A116

6.95
 

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Halfgroat 5th issue; outline portrait with slightly ragged edge; parts legends visible. OBV: 'E D G ROSA SINE SPINA'; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON'; mm A; (S2580); Norfolk

VG  A146 12.95  

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Halfgroat 2nd issue; toning with slightly better than outline portrait; scarcer issue. OBV: 'ELIZABETH D G AN FR ET HI REGINA'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV'; mm cross crosslet; (S2557); Hants.

 

NF

 

H4515

 

24.95

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Halfgroat 6th issue; creased & toned; reasonable portrait with full legends. OBV: 'E D G ROSA SINE SPINA'; REV: 'CIVITAS LONDON'; mm escallop; (S2579)

 

F

 

H4509

 

12.95

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Sixpence 3rd issue; very lightly creased with attractive toning; clear detail & majority of legends. OBV: 'ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1566'; mm lion; (S2562); Northants NVF A114 145.00

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Sixpence 5th issue; with ticket from 1970-2000´s collection (£180); very attractive toning with couple of very light scratches before bust. OBV: 'ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1593 '; mm tun; (S2578b)

 

NVF

 

H4146

 

125.00

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Sixpence 4th issue; toned with flan break to left of portrait; reasonable detail & fairly clear legends. OBV: 'ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1573'; mm acorn; (S2563); Norfolk F A135 24.50

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Sixpence 5th issue; from 1970-2000´s collection; fairly worn with better reverse; much of legends intact. OBV: 'ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1582 '; mm bell; (S2578a)

VG/F+

 

H4156

 

Sold

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Sixpence 5th issue; with ticket from 1970-2000´s collection; slight clipping to edge; toned & appears to have remains of lacquer to part obverse legend. OBV: 'ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1592 '; mm tun; (S2578b)

 

GF

 

H4148

 

Sold

Elizabeth I; 1558-1603, Sixpence 7th issue; attractive with large flan, very light surface marks & reasonable portrait; flat segment to one quarter & slight edge kink. OBV: 'ELIZAB D G ANG FR ET HIB REGI'; REV: 'POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1602'; mm '2'; (S2585); West Midlands

 

GF

 

H4085

 

110.00

James I; 1603-1625, Penny 2nd issue; from collector; appears to be purposely ´rubbed´ centre both sides; slightly off-struck with most of legends visible. OBV: ´I D G ROSA SINE SPINA´; REV: ´TVEATVR VNITA DEVS´; mm rose; (S2661)

 

F

 

H4416

 

17.50

James I; 1603-1625, Halfcrown; with ticket from 1970-2000´s collection (£85); rare; looks like a very small old plug at 7 o´clock obverse; toned with majority of legends intact; better than outline portrait. OBV: 'IACOBVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX'; REV: 'QVAE DEVS CONIVNXITNEMO SEPARET'; mm thistle; (S2666)

 

NF/

F+

 

H4179

 

265.00

James I; 1603-1625, Penny; rather bedraggled example of this small coin! The rose & part legend reasonable but other side has suffered in the ground. OBV: ´I D G ROSA SINE SPINA´; REV: ´TVEATVR VNITA DEVS´; (S2661)

 

F/Fair

 

H4413

 

4.95

James I; 1603-1625, Sixpence 3rd coinage; 1970-2000´s collection; short flan break, cabinet tone, clear legends; attractive. OBV: 'IACOBVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX'; REV: 'QVAE DEVS CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET 1621'; mm rose; (S2670)

 

F+/F

 

H4255

 

99.50

Charles I; 1625-1644, Halfcrown type IV; old collection from 1970´s; has jumped in the die with legends at differing angles; very bold obverse though with higher grade features; attractive. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HI REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO'; mm triangle in circle; (S2779)

 

GF

 

H4464

 

195.00

Charles I; 1625-1644, Sixpence type 4.2; old collection with Spink ticket for £7 in 1974; attractive cabinet toning; uneven edge but with nice portrait. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO'; mm sideways anchor; (S2816)

 

GF

 

H4462

 

99.50

Charles I; 1625-1644, Shilling group F; old collection; nice portrait on usual uneven flan; clear mintmark. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO'; mm 'P'; (S2800)

GF A138

Sold

Charles I; 1625-1644, Shilling type 4.4; 1980´s collection; die fault on value; attractive portrait with almost clear legends. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE RGNO'; mm 'star'; (S2799)

 

NVF

 

H4118

 

145.00

Charles I; 1625-1644, Halfcrown type 3a2; from 1970-2000´s collection; rare mint; very tiny die flaw resulting in small hole to top of horse´s head; scratch to right; decent detail with off-struck obverse. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO EBOR below horse'; York mint; (S2869)

 

F

 

H4182

 

350.00

Charles I; 1625-1644, Shilling type 2a; from 1970-2000´s collection; some toning mainly to legends; reasonably attractive portrait on full flan. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO'; mm plume; (S2799)

F+/

NVF

 

H4211

 

Sold

Charles I Scotland; 1625-1644,20 Pence type III; slight toning & lightly creased; reasonable portrait with clear legends. OBV: 'CAR D G SCOT ANG FR & HIB R'; REV: 'IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT'; ´F´ end of reverse legend; (S5588).

 

F

 

H4494

 

32.50

Charles I; 1625-1644, Halfgroat type 3a2-3; very toned with only vague portrait; slightly better reverse.

OBV: 'CAROLVS D G M B F ET HIB REX' REV: 'IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT'; mm triangle; (S2832); Cambs.

Good/VG

 

H4528

 

7.95

Charles I; 1625-1644, Shilling type 4.4; from 1970-2000´s collection; bright silver on square flan; decent portrait with much of legends visible. OBV: 'CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX'; REV: 'CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO'; mm sun; (S2800)

 

GF

 

H4214

 

75.00



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