This week’s fresh listings:
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Previous Weeks’ Listings (scroll down this page for “This Week’s Listings”):
WTH-6564: Edward VI Hammered Silver
Penny. The base
issue of 1551.
WSC-6565: Scottish Charles 1st High Grade Copper Turner. Earl of Stirling coinage, 1632-39. Spink 5601. The rarer type 4a with im Saltire both sides. Probably a contemporary counterfeit although Spink suggest these are mainly im Lis and Lion. Choice. £98
WMH-6566: Henry 1st
Hammered Silver Norman Penny. B.M.C. XI, double inscription type, 1119 only.
Mint and moneyer: PVLFGAR of
WCA-6559: 1692 William & Mary Tin
Halfpenny. A high
grade 1692 tin halfpenny with the date as clear as you like in the exergue –
Spink 3449. Ex
1970’s Thames Ferryman Hoard.
These tin coins had an alarming rate of wear from circulation. The
Ferryman’s hoard of W&M tin coins from the River Thames in the 1970’s was
made up of 1690 through to 1692 tin coins. There were no copper 1694 coins
leading to the conclusion that the purse was dropped into the
WI-6561: Irish Edward IV Hammered
Silver Penny. Light cross &
pellets issue of 1472-8, Spink 6380A, Burns --.
Rerverse: VIL (LA DE)T
RIM. Trim mint.
One of only 3 known recorded examples (as stated on the printout
accompanying this coin, although I would question the validity of that figure)
and judging from all the Trim coins illustrated in Burns' book, the best of all
three. An important
coin in choice grade for this Irish issue. In Burns' 2009 book, he lists this coin as
T-2 (note the distinctive right side of hair etc). In the 2017, 5th edition, this coin is not
represented in any of the x5 Trim categories, presumably because (as stated by
the author on page 84 of the 5th edition) ‘two of the seven types have now been
WI-6562: Irish Edward 1st Medieval
Hammered Silver Penny. Intermediate issue of 1294-96 only (pellets in each angle of
triangle), the excessively rare
WMH-6554: Richard III Hammered
Initial mark Sun & Rose 1, Spink 2154. Sold with old tickets. Richard III was the very last of the English
medieval monarchs, enduring a very short reign culminating with a sticky ending
on the battlefield against Henry VII’s Tudors. His remains were recently discovered under a
car park in
WTH-6555: 1580 Elizabeth 1st
Hammered Silver Sixpence. Initial
mark Latin Cross, fifth issue. Very nice grade. Spink 2572. 1580 as a date represents a frequency of 3.7%
for the 2,716 recorded single finds of Elizabeth 1st coins and 4.1% for all
5,588 recorded Elizabeth 1st hoard coins.
As a mintmark / date
combination, this is a rare coin, being only minted up to
WTH-6556: 1595 Elizabeth 1st Hammered Silver Sixpence. Rare date. Initial mark Woolpack, sixth issue, very nice grade. Spink 2578B. 1595 as a date represents a frequency of 1.0% for the 2,716 recorded single finds of Elizabeth 1st coins and 1.1% for all 5,588 recorded Elizabeth 1st hoard coins. 1595 is the thirteenth rarest of all forty two dates. £185
WTH-6557: 1596 Elizabeth 1st Hammered Silver Sixpence. Rare date. Initial mark Key, sixth issue, very nice grade. Spink 2578B. 1596 as a date represents a frequency of 0.7% for the 2,716 recorded single finds of Elizabeth 1st coins and 1.0% for all 5,588 recorded Elizabeth 1st hoard coins. 1596 is the eleventh rarest of all forty two dates. £185
WSC-6558: Scottish James 1st
Hammered Silver Sixpenny Groat. 1406-37.
WMH-6552: Stephen Norman Kings’
WORCESTER Hammered Silver Penny.
1136-45. B.M.C. 1 - Cross
WTH-6553: 1592-95 Elizabeth 1st Hammered Silver Shilling. Sixth issue, initial mark Tun, bust 6B. Spink 2577. Very nice grade. £255
WJC-6550: 1644 Charles 1st
This Week’s Listings:
WMH-6567: Edward 1st
Medieval Hammered Silver Penny.
WTH-6568: Philip and Mary Hammered Billon Silver Penny. Initial mark halved sun & rose. Very clear legends and above average for this generally poor issue. Spink 2510A. Reported to have been circulated as a halfpenny. £155
WTH-6569: 1562 over 1561 Elizabeth 1st Hammered Silver Three Halfpence. Initial mark pheon. Spink 2569. Nice grade and with the added bonus of the very clear overdate. £165
WCA-6570: 1673 Charles II Copper Halfpenny in High Grade. Spink 3394. Up to 100 times rarer than the farthings and in this high grade, very rare indeed. £285