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1605 Unite 1605 Unite Unite 1605 James I Gold Unite mm rose both sides struck 1605 - 06, 4th bust with the King in plain armour Schneider 23, S2619, N2084 NEF. A neat round coin with old gold toning...
Ref: S2619 A
NEF Available £3,675
1625 Unite 1625 Unite Unite 1625 Charles I Gold Unite London tower mint mm lis (both sides) S2685 N2146 virtually mint. Obv. Bust 1, Crown 1. Rev. Shield 2. Class II with high double arched crown a...
Ref: S2685
About as Struck Available £7,850

Silver Pound

1642 Silver Pound 1642 Silver Pound Silver Pound 1642 Charles I Silver Shrewsbury 1642 Pound mm 5 pellets on obv only - "The first silver Civil War currency pound" N2361 S2917 GVF. King on horseback ,with Shrewsbury plume be...
Ref: S2917
About GVF Available £28,775

Silver Halfpound

1642 Silver Halfpound 1642 Silver Halfpound Silver Halfpound 1642 Charles I Silver Oxford Half Pound 1642 JGB 867 N2404 S2945 EF. Obv. King seated on horseback left with cannons and arms below Oxford plume behind. Rev. Declaration i...
Ref: S2945 B
EF Available £10,500
1643 Silver Halfpound 1643 Silver Halfpound Silver Halfpound 1643 Charles I Oxford mint half pound 1643 mm plume / four pellets. Shrewsbury horseman riding over arms, Oxford plume behind. Rev. declaration RELIG :PROT : LEG : ANG : LIBE...
Ref: S2945A
About EF Sold £6,750


1513 Groat 1513 Groat Groat 1513 Henry VIII Silver Tournai Groat, mm crowned T both sides 1513 S2317 About VF. Obv. profile bust of Henry VII, HENRIC DI GRA REX FRANC Z AGLIE with saltire stops. Re...
Ref: S2317
About VF Available £3,675
1544 Groat 1544 Groat Groat 1544 Henry VIII Silver Groat, S2337E mm Lis struck 1544 - 1547. Attractively toned with a good portrait of the King and GVF.
Ref: S2773 E
GVF Available £565


1601 Crown 1601 Crown Crown 1601 Elizabeth I Silver Crown 7th Issue N2012 S2582 FRC E/1 mm 1 1601- 02 EF. Obv. Crowned bust left holding sceptre and orb. Rev.Square garnished shield overlong cross ...
Ref: S2582 A
About EF Available £11,875
1631 Crown 1631 Crown Crown 1631 Charles I Nicholas Briot First Milled Silver Crown mm daisy and B/B 1631-1639 S2852 N2298. Obv. Equestrian figure of the King similar to Tower type V but of finer work...
Ref: S2852 B
GVF Available £7,350
1656 Crown 1656 Crown Crown 1656 Commonwealth Silver Crown 1656/4 mm sun S3214 GVF. Small 6/4 all normal N's 9 strings to harp Old ESC 11 New ESC 8A. Rarity rating R2 so very rare. Toned with some do...
Ref: S3214 C
GVF Available £5,375
1658 Crown 1658 Crown Crown 1658 Oliver Cromwell Silver Crown 1658/7 S3226 EF. Old ESC 10 New ESC 240. Obv. draped laureate bust left. Rev. Large English crown above quartered arms.Edge HAS . NISI ....
Ref: S3226 F
EF Available £9,250
1662 Crown 1662 Crown Crown 1662 Charles II Silver Crown1662 First Bust variety with Rose below S3350. Obv. First bust right with a rose below, stop above head, legend CAROLVS. II.DEI.GRA. Edge with ...
Ref: S3350 A
About EF Available £5,850
1695 Crown 1695 Crown Crown 1695 William III Crown First Bust 1695 SEPTIMO, cinquefoils for crosses on edge. S2370 Old ESC 86 New ESC 990. A most attractive coin deeply toned over mint bloom and vir...
Ref: S3470 C
UNC Available £3,975
1700 Crown 1700 Crown Crown 1700 William III Silver Crown 1700. Edge reads DVODECIMO. S3474 ESC 97. Obverse with third draped bust of the King right by James Roettier. Rev crowned cruciform shields wi...
Ref: S3474 D
GEF or better Available £3,375
1739 Crown 1739 Crown Crown 1739 George II Silver Crown 1739 Edge DVODECIMO. ESC 1665 S3687. Obv. young laureate draped bust left. Rev, crowned shields, roses and plumes in angles. A coin with an a...
Ref: S3687 A
About GEF Available £4,275
1746 Crown 1746 Crown Crown 1746 George II Lima Crown 1746 Edge D, NONO  S3689. ESC 125 New ESC 1668.Old Laureate bust 1, Rev. crowned cruciform shields. Most attractively toned over underlying lus...
Ref: S3869 A
About as Struck Available £4,475
1820 Crown 1820 Crown Crown 1820 George III Silver Crown New Coinage 1820/19 S3787 GEF. Edge LX Old ESC 220A New ESC2018. Rated as R3 in ESC an extremely rare over date with 20 over 19. Was formerly...
Ref: S3787 B
GEF MS61 Available £1,775
1821 Crown 1821 Crown Crown 1821 George IV 1821 Crown SECUNDO S3805 ESC 246 AUNC. Most attractive rainbow coloured toning.
Ref: S3805 C
About UNC Available £1,675
1902 Crown 1902 Crown Crown 1902 Edward VII Silver Matt Proof Crown 1902 S3979 Choice UNC PCGS PR64. Attractively toned and scarce. PCGS Verification No. 8434891.
Ref: S3979
MS64 Choice UNC Available £785
1927 Crown 1927 Crown Crown 1927 George V Proof Silver Crown 1927 S4036 Choice UNC PR64 15,030 struck. Obv. Portrait of the King left by B Mackennal. Rev. Large Crown within wreath by K Gay. An exc...
Ref: S4036 C
Choice UNC PR64 Available £575
1935 Crown 1935 Crown Crown 1935 George V Silver Proof Crown 1935 edge raised ESC 3655 S4050 The Rocking Horse Crown. A gem of a coin superbly toned and mint state. Currently slabbed by NGC PR65 and r...
Ref: S4050
Mint State PR 65 Available £1,875
1937 Crown 1937 Crown Crown 1937 George VI Silver Proof Crown 1937 Coronation Commemorative Proof Crown S4079 FDC/PR65 Cam. Obv. portrait of the King left by H Paget. Rev. Royal coat of arms with su...
Ref: S4079
FDC / PR65 CAM Available £525
1937 Crown 1937 Crown Crown 1937 George VI Silver Proof Crown 1937 Coronation Commemorative Proof Crown S4079 FDC PR67 Cam. Old ESC4022 New ESC 393A. Obv. portrait of the King left by H Paget. Rev....
Ref: S4079 A
FDC PF67 CAM Available £1,275

Half Crown

1625 Half Crown 1625 Half Crown Half Crown 1625 Charles I Tower mint Silver Halfcrown Type 1b mm Cross calvary 1625-1626 S2767 About VF. A light weight issue wt. 202.0 grs 13.09 gm. Obv. mm Cross calvary over lis...
Ref: S2767
About VF Available £2,975
1630 Half Crown 1630 Half Crown Half Crown 1630 Charles I Tower mint Silver Halfcrown Type 2a mm Plume 1630-1631 S2769 GVF. Second horseman with cross on housings. Rev. with oval shield with CR above. A toned co...
Ref: S2769 B
GVF Available £485
1631 Half Crown 1631 Half Crown Half Crown 1631 Charles I Tower mint Silver Halfcrown Type 2a mm Rose over Plume 1630-1631 S2769 Bull 130a/15 (this coin) GVF. Second horseman with cross on housings. Rev. with oval shi...
Ref: S2769 A
GVF Available £985
1633 Half Crown 1633 Half Crown Half Crown 1633 Charles I Silver Half Crown. Tower mint under the King mm portcullis, Group 2 type 2c.Rev. oval draped shield with CR at sides. A good example,toned and a Bold Very Fi...
Ref: S2771 B
BVF Available £525
1636 Half Crown 1636 Half Crown Half Crown 1636 Charles I Silver Halfcrown Tower Mint mm Tun 1636-8 Type 3a1. N2209 S2773. A toned coin on an irregular flan but having a well defined mm and an excellent portrait of...
Ref: S2773 A
GVF Available £535
1636 Half Crown 1636 Half Crown Half Crown 1636 Charles I Silver Halfcrown Tower Mint mm Tun 1636-8 Type 3a1.N2209 S2773. A neat round coin attractively toned having an excellent horseman. Overall Good Very Fine....
Ref: S2773 D
About GVF Available £565
1643 Half Crown 1643 Half Crown Half Crown 1643 Charles I Silver Half Crown Worcester mint mm castle on obv W and grass below horseman. Rev. crowned square topped shield having looped garniture at sides. S3096 N2587...
Ref: S3096
About VF Available £4,150
1644 Half Crown 1644 Half Crown Half Crown 1644 Charles I Bristol mint Halfcrown. Obv. mm plume, , small Bristol plume behind horseman. Rev. mm Br, declaration in two lines, three Bristol plumes above, date below. S30...
Ref: S3007 A
About EF Available £3,725
1646 Half Crown 1646 Half Crown Half Crown 1646 Charles I, Newark besieged, Halfcrown, 1646, large double-arched crown dividing c r, value below, rev., obs: newark 1646 in three lines N.2638 S.3140A. Attractively to...
Ref: S3140A A
GVF Available £4,175
1653 Half Crown 1653 Half Crown Half Crown 1653 Commonwealth Silver Halfcrown 1653/2 mm sun R2 S3215 About GVF. English shield within laurel and palm branches, mm. sun, rev. shields of England and Ireland, with valu...
Ref: S3215 B
About GVF Available £2,375
1701 Half Crown 1701 Half Crown Half Crown 1701 William III Silver Half Crown 1701 Edge  D. TERTIO First Bust S3494 Old ESC 564 New ESC 1046 A most attractively toned coin over original mint bloom and choice uncircu...
Ref: S3494 B
As Struck Available £3,250


1634 Shilling 1634 Shilling Shilling 1634 Charles I Tower mint Fine Work Silver Shilling struck on a specially prepared full round flan. Type 3a mm Bell Bold VF. N2225 Hawkins 3a Bust 2 of a smaller and nea...
Ref: N2225
BVF Available £3,175
1638 Shilling 1638 Shilling Shilling 1638 Charles I Aberystwyth mm book Kings bust with large square lace collar, small mark of value XII. The rev as Tower3b having plume above shield.. N2328 S2881 SCBI Brooke...
Ref: S2881
About VF Available £1,975
1660 Shilling 1660 Shilling Shilling 1660 Charles II Silver Shilling hammered coinage first issue 1660.S3308 Old ESC 1010 New ESC 272, N2762. Obv. crowned bust left without mark of value, mm crown. Rev cross ...
Ref: S3308
About EF Available £3,850


1568 Sixpence 1568 Sixpence Sixpence 1568 Elizabeth 1 Silver Sixpence mm Coronet, Fourth Issue, Bust 4B with ear showing. A neat round coin with an exceptional strike on a large flan, toned with lustre. Extrem...
Ref: S2562 A
EF Sold £1,000

Royalist Medal

1630 Royalist Medal 1630 Royalist Medal Royalist Medal 1630 Charles I Dominion of the Sea Silver Medal. Obv. Bust right armoured and wearing a large Ruff. CAROLVS. I. D.G. MAG. BRITANNIAE. FRAN. ET. HIB. REX. NBRIOT Rev. A shi...
Ref: E118a
EF Sold £6,500
1648 Royalist Medal 1648 Royalist Medal Royalist Medal 1648 Charles I Silver Medal cast by T Rawlins. Dated 30th January 1648. Kings bust left wearing ruff. Rev. Salamander left, within flames. MI 341/188 Eimer 157. Handsome...
Ref: E 157
EF Sold £1,500


1797 Twopence 1797 Twopence Twopence 1797 George III Proof copper Twopence 1797 Soho Choice UNC PCGS PR64 Brown S3776. Peck 1069 Very Scarce in better grades as the edges are easily damaged by edge knocks. ...
Ref: S3776
MS64 Choice UNC Available £2,750


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