This week’s fresh listings (scroll down):
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Previous Weeks’ Listings (scroll down this page for “This Week’s Listings”):
WMH-6679: Edward III Hammered Silver
WTH-6680: 1575 Elizabeth 1st Hammered Silver Threepence. Initial mark Eglantine. Third and fourth issues, Spink 2566. Very nice grade. £119
WSC-6681: 1555 Scottish Mary Hammered Silver 11/12 Alloy Silver Hardhead or Lion. First period before marriage. Unusual cracks to both obverse and reverse dies indicating that these dies were very much on their last legs. Spink 5439. High grade; bordering on choice for issue. £215
WJC-6677: 1605 James 1st Hammered Silver Sixpence. Second coinage, third bust, im Lis. The famous year of Guy Fawke’s Gunpowder plot where he and his fellow conspirators attempted to blow up Parliament in order to kill the king – James 1st. Spink 2657. Very nice grade indeed, easily being the best I’ve ever had through my hands. £195
WI-6678: 1694 William & Mary
Conjoined Busts Copper Halfpenny – an unrecorded error. A
WMH-6673: Stephen Hammered Silver
Norman “Northern / Scottish Borders” Variant Civil War Penny.
WSC-6675: Scottish James IV Hammered
Billon Silver Penny. Second coinage, 1488 - 1513.
WMH-6670: Stephen Norman Kings’
STAMFORD Hammered Silver Penny.
1136-45. B.M.C. 1 - Cross
WI-6671: 1558 Irish Elizabeth 1st Hammered Billon Silver Groat. Base issue of 1558 only. Spink 6504. Very good grade for issue – I’ve never seen a nice one. £185
WSC-6672: 1560 Scottish Francis and Mary Lion or Hearhead. One and a half pence face value. Spink 5450. Second period, 1558-60. Dated 1560 which is by far the rarest of the three dates – 1558 (generally considered to all be forgeries), 1559 and 1560. Crowned FM monogram with dolphins/ crowned lion rampant. £135
This Week’s Listings:
WAu-6682: Charles 1st Hammered Gold Crown. Tower mint under king, initial mark Heart (Heart over Anchor on the reverse). Group B, bust 3. Spink 2712. The reverse die has been changed from a 1628-9 die to a 1629-30 die by simply engraving a heart on top of the old anchor initial mark - clearly seen here. The obverse is a true 1629-30 die. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen such a deeply cut initial mark, either as an altered die or even a fresh one. Sold with a detailed sale’s cutting. £495
WMH-6683: Edward III Hammered Silver
WMH-6684: Henry VI Hammered Silver