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Unite

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1634 Unite 1634 Unite Unite 1634 Charles I Tower mint Unite, Group D, class IIa / II b, mm bell. Crowed bust of the King wearing lace collar. Rev. crowned oval shield C R dividing it. A full coin with...
Ref: S2692
EF Sold £5,450
1637 Unite 1637 Unite Unite 1637 Scotland Charles I Gold Unit or Sceptre piece. Third Coinage Briot issue 1637-1642. S5531. mm Thistle and B on Obv. Machine made using a mill and screw press resulting...
Ref: S5531 A
EF or better Available £13,775

Noble

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1422 Noble 1422 Noble Noble 1422 Henry VI Gold Noble London Fist Reign annulet issue 1422-30 mule with obverse of a Henry V class G legend reads HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HYB. King standing faci...
Ref: S1800
EF Sold £12,500
1464 Noble 1464 Noble Noble 1464 Edward IV Ryal or rose noble, light coinage, 1464-70, London, m.m. large sun mint mark with long, sharp and wavy rays king, crowned, standing facing in ship holding sword...
Ref: S1950 C
GVF Available £9,250

Half Noble

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1425 Half Noble 1425 Half Noble Half Noble 1425 Henry VI Gold Half Noble annulet issue S1805 N1417 NGC MS63 UNC. Obv. King standing facing on ship holding sword and shield. HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC. Rev. fl...
Ref: S1805
UNC MS63 Available £6,750

Silver Pound

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
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

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
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

Groat

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1487 Groat 1487 Groat Groat 1487 Henry VII Silver Groat, Class 1 mm  - rose on obv only struck 1487-88 Saltires by neck. Rev trefoil before TAS S2194 N1703. Toned with eye appeal Very Fine and very rare....
Ref: S2194
VF+ Available £685
1504 Groat 1504 Groat Groat 1504 Henry VII Silver Groat, Regular Issue, Triple band to crown, mm Cross - crosslet both sides date (1504 - 5) S2258. Toned and well struck with sharp legends, clean fiel...
Ref: S2258 C
NEF Available £1,375
1526 Groat 1526 Groat Groat 1526 Henry VIII. 1509-1547. Silver Groat Second coinage. Laker Bust D Tower (London) mint, mm lis both sides. Struck 1526-1544.Crowned and draped bust right with crown breakin...
Ref: S2337E 2
EF Available £685
1561 Groat 1561 Groat Groat 1561 Elizabeth 1 Milled Coinage 1561-71 Silver Groat mm star. S2601. Attractively toned and lustre underneath with clean fields. Obv. with some slight wear on the high poin...
Ref: S2601
GVF or better Sold £1,250

Half Groat

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1514 Half Groat 1514 Half Groat Half Groat 1514 Henry VIII Silver Half Groat with portrait of Henry VII on obv.mm Star struck 1514-26 York mint. Rev. Archbishop Wolsey keys and cardinals hat below shield and legend CIV...
Ref: S2326
NEF Available £395

Crown

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1552 Crown 1552 Crown Crown 1552 Edward VI Silver Crown London mint, mm tun. Dated 1552. Obv. Edward armoured and holding sword on horseback riding right, 1552 below. Rev. coat of arms over long cross f...
Ref: S2478 a
GVF Sold £7,750
1621 Crown 1621 Crown Crown 1621 James I Silver Crown. Third Coinage mm Thistle. Struck 1621-1623. Obv. James crowned and wearing armour on caparisoned horse right. Rev. garnished coat of arms. N 2...
Ref: S2664 1a
VF Sold £4,375
1687 Crown 1687 Crown Crown 1687 James II Silver Crown 1687 Edge TERTIO Old ESC 78 S3407 EF. Old ESC 78 New ESC 743. Attractive even toning on both sides over underlying luster and free of heavy ad...
Ref: S3407
EF Available £4,750
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 B
UNC Sold £3,000
1713 Crown 1713 Crown Crown 1713 Anne Silver Crown Post Union with Scotland 1713 DVODECIMO S3603 EF. Third draped bust left, Rev Roses and Plumes. Edge DVODECIMO. Old ESC 109 New ESC 1349. A handso...
Ref: S3603
EF Sold £3,200
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
1818 Crown 1818 Crown Crown 1818 George III New Coinage Crown 1818 edge LVIII. S3787 Old ESC 211 New Esc 2005. Attractive husky steel grey even toning both sides over mint lustre. Virtually as Struc...
Ref: S3987
About as Struck Available £1,875
1822 Crown 1822 Crown Crown 1822 George IV Silver Crown 1822 Old ESC 252 New ESC 2320 S3805. By Benedetto Pistrucci. Edge DECUS ET TUTAMEN.ANNO REGNI TERTIO. Most attractively toned with mint luster, ...
Ref: S3805
Virt Mint Sold £2,750
1900 Crown 1900 Crown Crown 1900 Victoria Old Head Coinage 1900 Silver Crown S3937 Edge LXIV ESC 2609 PCGS MS64 Choice UNC. One of the finest known virtually mint and with most attractive toning.
Ref: S3937 A
PCGS MS64 Choice UNC Available £1,375
1932 Crown 1932 Crown Crown 1932 George V Fourth Coinage Wreath Crown 1932 S4036 MS64 Choice UNC. Currently the joint highest grade both by NGC & PCGS. Choice UNC and graded by NGC MS64. Only 2395 ...
Ref: S4036 A
Choice UNC MS64 Sold £1,675
1933 Crown 1933 Crown Crown 1933 George V Fourth Coinage Wreath Crown 1933 S4036 MS65 Choice UNC. Currently the highest grade both by NGC & PCGS. Choice UNC and graded by NGC MS65 and with attractive ...
Ref: S4036 B
Choice UNC MS65 Sold £1,500
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 £1,500

B.O.E. Dollar

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1804 B.O.E. Dollar 1804 B.O.E. Dollar B.O.E. Dollar 1804 George III Silver Bank of England Dollar 1804 S3768 GEF Old ESC 164 New ESC 1951. Obv. First bust right, first leaf to centre of E in DEI. No stop after REX. Rev. Bri...
Ref: S3768 a
GEF or better Available £975

Half Crown

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1551 Half Crown 1551 Half Crown Half Crown 1551 Edward VI Third Period Silver Halfcrown 1551 S2479 N1934. mm y both sides, wire inner circle within beaded circle both sides. King in armour on horseback right, rev, plan...
Ref: S2479 a
About VF Available £1,975
1644 Half Crown 1644 Half Crown Half Crown 1644 Charles I Silver Halfcrown Group IV 1644 Tower mint mm Star S2779. Obv. Forth horseman , type 4, foreshortened horse. Rev. Oval garnished shield, mm Star. Lightly ton...
Ref: S2779
GVF Available £485
1644 Half Crown 1644 Half Crown Half Crown 1644 Charles I, Chester mint, Halfcrown, 14.49g., king in armour holding sword upright, on horse with straight tail walking left, no marks in field, rev. crowned oval shield w...
Ref: S3131 1
GVF Available £8,250
1645 Half Crown 1645 Half Crown Half Crown 1645 Charles I, Newark besieged, Halfcrown, 1645, large double-arched crown dividing c r, value below, rev., obs: newark 1645 in three lines (Hird 245 (same dies) N.2638 S.31...
Ref: S3140
NEF Sold £4,375
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
1676 Half Crown 1676 Half Crown Half Crown 1676 Charles II Halfcrown 1676 Fourth draped bust V. OCTAVO ESC 478 S3367. Some light contact marks however with very attractive golden toning and great eye appeal. Nea...
Ref: S3367
NEF Available £2,750
1689 Half Crown 1689 Half Crown Half Crown 1689 William & Mary Half crown First busts conjoined right PRIMO, rev. second crowned shield, caul frosted, pearls.S3435 Old ESC 510 New ESC 839. A most attractively toned ...
Ref: S3435
EF Available £2,985
1700 Half Crown 1700 Half Crown Half Crown 1700 William III Silver Half Crown 1700 Edge  DVODECIMO First Bust S3494 Old ESC 561 New ESC 1043 As Struck. Full original mint bloom and uncirculated. Sharp when held. A s...
Ref: S3494 B
As Struck Sold £2,250
1713 Half Crown 1713 Half Crown Half Crown 1713 Anne Half Crown 1713 Roses and Plumes, Edge DVODECIMO ESC 584 S3607. Struck slightly off centre but with an attractive even light grey toning and clean lustrous fields...
Ref: S3607
EF Available £1,675
1720 Half Crown 1720 Half Crown Half Crown 1720 George I Silver Half Crown 1720/17 with clear over date. S3642 Old ESC 590 New ESC 1555. Edge SEXTO. Obv. First laureate draped bust right. Rev. Crowned cruciform shield...
Ref: S3642
EF or better Available £4,650
1820 Half Crown 1820 Half Crown Half Crown 1820 George IV Silver Half Crown 1820 S3807 ESC 2357. Mint State and attractively toned.
Ref: S3807
About as Struck Available £825

Shilling

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1551 Shilling 1551 Shilling Shilling 1551 Edward VI Tudor Fine Silver Issue 1550-1553 Shilling London mm tun, third period. S2482 N1937 NEF. Attractive toning with  a good  portrait of the King. Near Extremely Fi...
Ref: S2482 A
NEF Available £1,650
1560 Shilling 1560 Shilling Shilling 1560 Elizabeth I Silver Shilling 2nd Issue Bust 3C mm Martlet 1560-1561 S2555 GVF. S2555 N1985. Attractively toned with a good portrait of the Queen. Good Very Fine.
Ref: S2555
GVF Available £1,225
1623 Shilling 1623 Shilling Shilling 1623 James I Third Coinage Shilling mm lis with Plume over shield on rev. Possible a fine work piece prepared on a neat perfectly round flan. A most attractively toned pie...
Ref: S2669
GVF or better Available £2,975
1658 Shilling 1658 Shilling Shilling 1658 Oliver Cromwell Silver Shilling 1658. S3228 ESC 1005. Obverse draped bust of Lord Protector. Reverse crowned shield of arms. A delightful grey-blue deeply toned coi...
Ref: S3228 B
MS62 Virt Mint Available £7,750
1663 Shilling 1663 Shilling Shilling 1663 Charles II Silver Shilling 1663 First Bust variety S3372  Old ESC 1025 New ESC 506. Most attractive having olive grey toning over underlying iridescent lustre on both ...
Ref: S3372
EF+ Available £1,850
1745 Shilling 1745 Shilling Shilling 1745 George II Lima Shilling 1745 S3703 ESC 1205 New ESC 1724. Old Laur and draped bust with LIMA below. Most attractive steel blue toning having iridescence over mint lus...
Ref: S3703
Virt Mint Available £775
1763 Shilling 1763 Shilling Shilling 1763 George III Silver Shilling 1763 Northumberland S3742 A UNC Lightly toned with proof like fields and lustrous with mint bloom. About UNC. Rare. The Earl of Northumbe...
Ref: S3742
AUNC Available £2,475

Sixpence

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1562 Sixpence 1562 Sixpence Sixpence 1562 Elizabeth I Silver Milled Sixpence 1562 S2596 mm Star GEF or better. Large broad bust with elaborated dress 1562 mm star and small rose behind. A most attractive co...
Ref: S2596 C
GEF or better Sold £1,750
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 £1,250
1603 Sixpence 1603 Sixpence Sixpence 1603 James I Silver Sixpence 1603, mm thistle both sides, first bust. With square cut beard wearing decorative armour mark of value VI behind. Rev date above plain square shie...
Ref: S2647 A
NEF Available £1,275
1649 Sixpence 1649 Sixpence Sixpence 1649 Commonwealth Silver Sixpence 1649 S3219 N2726 Old ESC 1483 New ESC 177.Tower mint London mm Sun. Obv. Coat of Arms of England with Palm and Laurel wreath. Rev. Coat of...
Ref: S3219 A
EF Available £2,225
1693 Sixpence 1693 Sixpence Sixpence 1693 William and Mary Silver Sixpence 1693 S3438. Conjoined busts right. Rev. crowned cruciform shields, W M monogram in angles. Attractively toned over lustre and with ...
Ref: S3438
GEF or better Available £1,150

Silver Medal

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
1689 Silver Medal 1689 Silver Medal Silver Medal 1689 William & Mary Silver Medallet Mi 691/81 Peck page 165 & Plate 10. A UNC. 3.13 gms 22mm Dia. undated circ  1689. Undated bust of King right GVLIELMVS. III. DEI. GRA, ...
Ref: Silver Med
A UNC Sold £275

Royalist Medal

  TypeDateDescriptionGradeStatusPrice
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 Available £8,350
1633 Royalist Medal 1633 Royalist Medal Royalist Medal 1633 Charles I Return to London by Nicholas Briot MI I /266, Eimer 124 EF. Obv. King on horseback left , holding an upright baton. CAROLVS AVGVSTISS ET INVICTISS MAG  BRIT ...
Ref: Eimer 124
EF Available £5,250
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
1648 Royalist Medal 1648 Royalist Medal Royalist Medal 1648 Charles I Oxford Memorial, 1648, cast silver gilt medal with suspension loop, artist unknown, an altar inscribed P.M. ACAD: OXON., dividing the date 1648, rev. DEO, ECCLE...
Ref: E 165
EF Available £1,575

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