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A Collection of Roman Gold and Silver

Aelius. Ae sestertius. C, 137 AD. Rev; TR POT - COS II S C; Spes walking l raising skirt and holding flowe. RIC 1055. Small patch of verdigris on reverse. Super detail. 24.83g. GVF
£600 - £800
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Aemilianus. Ar antoninianus. C, 253 AD. Rev; SPES PVBLICA; Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. RIC 20. Dark tone. 3.20g. NVF
£50 - £75
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Allectus. Ae quinarius. C, 293-296 AD. Rev; VIRTVS AVG, galley right; QC in exergue. RIC 128. Nice even patina. 2.69g. GVF
£100 - £140
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Antoninua Pius. Au aureus. C, 139 AD. Rev; TR POT COS II; Pietas stdg r over altar. RIC 52b. 6.08g. G Fine
£900 - £1,000
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Augustus. Ar denarius. C, 2 BC-4 AD. Rev; Caius and Lucius standing facing, holding shield and spear; between them, lituus and simpulum AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES in exergue. RIC 207. Porous surface. 3.81g. VF
£100 - £150
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Balbinus. Ar denarius. C, 238 AD. Rev; P M TR P COS II P P, emperor standing facing, head left, holding branch and parazonium. RIC 5. Nice central coin. 3.00g. VF
£300 - £400
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Carausius. Bi antoninianus. C, 287-293 AD. Rev; PAX AVG; Pax standing left, holding a branch and a sceptre. RIC 885. 4.05g. VF
£100 - £150
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Claudius. Ar denarius. C, 46-47 AD. Rev; PACI AVGVSTAE, Pax-Nemesis, winged and draped, advancing right, with right hand holding out fold of drapery below chin, with left hand holding winged caduceus, pointing down at snake, gliding right. RIC 39. Scarce. 3.55g. NVF
£300 - £400
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Clodius Albinus. Ar denarius. C, 193-195 AD. Rev; COS II; Asclepius standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff. RIC 2. Pit mark on reverse. 2.91g. NVF/Fine
£50 - £60
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Diadumenian. Ar denarius. C, 218 AD. Rev; SPES PVBLICA; Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. RIC 116. Even dark tone. 2.95g. EF

£200 - £300
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Eugenius. Ar siliqua. C, 392-395 AD. Rev; VIRTVS ROMANORVM; Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and reversed spear; TRPS in ex. RIC 106d. Clipped. Rare. 0.91g. Fine
£100 - £120
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Gaius Caesar under Augustus. Ar denarius. C, 17 BC. Obv; CASAR, bare head of Gaius Caesar (or Augustus?) right within oak wreath. Rev; AVG-VST across field, candelabrum ornamented with rams' heads; all within a floral wreath entwined with two bucrania and three paterae. RIC 540. Slight bend on edge. 3.68g. GVF
£400 - £500
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Galba. Ar denarius. C, 68 AD. Rev; DIVA AVGVSTA; Livia standing left, holding patera and scepter. RIC I 189. Good surfaces. 3.32g. VF/NVF
£250 - £350
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Galerius. Ar argenteus. C, 295-297 AD. Rev; VIRTVS MILITVM; the four tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod before city enclosure with six turrets, D in ex. RIC 110b. 2.52g. NVF
£200 - £250
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Gordian II Africanus. Ar denarius. C, 238 AD. Rev; PROVIDENTIA AVGG; Providentia stdg l leaning on column globe at feet. RIC 1. RARE. 2.01g. VF
£1,000 - £1,300
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Gratian. Ar siliqua. C, 375-378 AD. Rev; VRBS ROMA; Roma seated facing on throne, head l., holding globe and spear; TRPS•.in ex. RIC 46b. Good metal no flan cracks. 2.11g. VF
£70 - £90
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Hostilian. Ar antoninianus. C, 251 AD. Rev; PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Hostilian standing l., holding standard and spear. RIC 181d. Grainy surface. 2.98g. NVF
£50 - £75
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Julian II. Ae 1. C, 360-363 AD. Rev; SECVRITAS REI PVB; Bull standing r., two stars above him, ANTB between two palms in ex.RIC 216. Nice even black patina. 10.19g. EF

£100 - £150
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Julian II. Ar siliqua. C, 362-363 AD. Rev; VOTIS/X/MVLTIS/XX; in four lines within wreath; PCONST in ex. RIC 309. Grey tone. 2.06g. VF
£50 - £70
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Julian II. Au solidus. Antioch. C, 355-360 AD. Rev; GLORIA REPVBLICAE; Roma and Constantinopolis, with right foot on prow, enthroned, each holding sceptre and supporting shield with eight-pointed star between them; SMANZ. RIC VIII 166. Scarce. 4.22g. NVF
£500 - £600
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 40 BC. Rev; Bull-calf walking left; Q•VOCONIVS above, VITVLVS•Q DESIGN in two lines below, S-C across fields. Crawford 526/4. Good metal, Scarce. 3.91g. NVF/G Fine
£400 - £500
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 44 BC. Rev; M METTIVS, Venus standing facing, head left, holding Victory and scepter, elbow arm on shield set on globe behind her; in left field, B. Crawford 480/17. Test mark on reverse. 3.64g. Fine
£300 - £350
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 46 BC. Obv; Head of Ceres right, wearing grain ear wreath; COS•TERT downwards behind, DICT•ITER upwards before. Rev; Emblems of the augurate and pontificate: simpulum, aspergillum, capis, and lituus; M to right, AVGVR above, PONT•MAX below. Crawford 467/1a. 3.84g. GVF
£350 - £450
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of Venus right. Rev; Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder; CAESAR to right. Crawford 458/1. Dark tone. 3.69g. NVF
£250 - £300
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 47-46 BC. Obv; Diademed head of Venus right. Rev; Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium in right hand and Anchises on left shoulder; CAESAR to right. Crawford 458/1. Dark tone. 3.72g. GVF/G Fine
£250 - £300
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 48 BC. Obv; Laureate female head (Clementia?) right; LII to left. Rev; Gallic trophy, holding oval shield and carnyx surmonted by wolf's head; securis to right; CAESAR across field. Crawford 452/2. Pitted surfaces on reverse. 3.55g. G Fine
£250 - £300
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Julius Caesar. Ar denarius. C, 49-44 BC. Rev; P SEPVLLIVS MACER, Venus Victrix standing left, holding Victory in outstretched right hand, left resting on vertical scepter set on shield. Crawford 480/10. Test mark on obverse. 3.66g. G Fine
£300 - £400
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Lucilla. Ar Denarius. C, 164-169 AD. Rev; VOTA PVBLICA; in three lines within wreath. RIC 791. Small scuff mark on bust. 3.33g. NEF
£100 - £150
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Lucius Verus. Ae sestertius. C, 167-168 AD. Rev; TR POT VIII IMP V COS III S C; Victory advg l hldg wreath and palm. RIC 1466. Even brown tone. 23.97g. NEF
£800 - £900
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Lucius Verus. Ar denarius. C, 166 AD. Rev; TR P VI IMP IIII COS II; Pax standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae; PAX in ex. RIC 561. Small flan crack but otherwise superb detail. 2.95g. EF
£100 - £150
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Macrinus. Ar denarius. C, 217-218 AD. Rev; PONTIF MAX TR P COS P P; Securitas standing l., holding sceptre and leaning on column. RIC 24. 3.33g. NVF
£50 - £75
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Magna Urbica. Ae antoninianus. C, 284 AD. Rev; VENVS GENTRIX; Venus standing left, holding apple in left hand, long scepter in right; D in field. RIC 337. Dark patina. 2.86g. Fine/NVF
£80 - £100
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Magnus Maximus. Ar siliqua. C, 383-388 AD. Rev; VIRTVS ROMANORVM; Roma enthroned facing, head left, holding globe and spear; TRPS in ex. RIC 84b. Dark tone. 1.71g. NVF
£80 - £100
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MarK Antony and Octavian. Ar Denarius. C, 41 BC. Obv; Bare head of Antony right;M•ANT•IMP•AVG•III•VIR•R•P•C•M•BARBAT•Q•P around. Rev; Bare head of Octavian right, with slight beard; CAESAR•IMP•PONT•III•VIR•R•P•C• around. Crawford 517/2. 3.41g. G Fine
£200 - £250
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Marciana. Ar denarius. C, 112-117 AD. Rev; CONSECRATIO Eagle with spread wings perched l. on sceptre, head r. RIC 743. Scarce. 3.29g. G Fine
£300 - £400
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Marcus Aurelius. Ar denarius. C, 170 AD. Rev; VICT AVG COS III; Victory advg l hldg wreath and palm. RIC 225. Small mark on reverse. 3.54g. NEF
£80 - £120
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Mark Antony and L. Pinarius Scarpus. Ar Denarius. C, 31 BC. Obv; M•ANTO•COS•III•IMP•IIII, head of Jupiter Ammon right, pellet below chin and truncation. Rev; Victory, naked to the waist, walking right, holding wreath and palm; ANTONIO AVG before, SCARPV IMP behind. Crawford 546/2d. 3.09g. Fine
£100 - £150
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Nero. Au aureus. C, 64-65 AD. Rev; IVPPITER CVSTOS; Jupiter seated l., holding sceptre and thunderbolt. RIC 52. Gritty surface marks on bust. 7.14g. G Fine
£700 - £800
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Nerva. Ar denarius. C, 96 AD. Rev; FORTVNA AVGVST; Fortuna standing l., holding rudder in r. hand and cornucopiae in l. RIC 4. Dark grey tone. 3.44g. VF
£100 - £150
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Octavian. Ar denarius. C, 13 BC. Rev; C MARIVS C F; Prancing quadriga r., bearing erect palm-branch; to r, TRO in ex. RIC 399. Patchy dark tone. 3.76g. NVF
£150 - £200
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Otho. Ar denarius. C, 69 AD. Rev; SECVRITAS P R; Securitas, draped, standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand, cradling sceptre in left arm. RIC 10. Good surfaces. 3.49g. VF
£400 - £450
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Pertinax. Ar denarius. C, 193 AD. Rev; PROVID DEOR COS II; Providentia standing left, raising one hand toward star and resting the other on her breast. RIC 11a. Patchy dark tone. Scarce. 3.21g. NVF
£300 - £400
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Pertinax. Ar denarius. C, 193 AD. Rev; OPI DIVIN TR P COS II, Ops seated left, holding two grain ears in right hand, resting left on seat of chair. RIC 8a. Scarce. 3.3.19g. NVF
£350 - £450
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Pescennius Niger. Ar denarius. C, 193-194 AD. Rev; MONETE AVG; Moneta standing l., wearing polos, holding scales in r. hand and cornucopiae in l. RIC 65. RARE. 3.13g. NVF
£600 - £700
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Philip I. Ar antoninianus. C, 248 AD. Rev; SAECVLARES AVGG; she-wolf standing left, suckling the twins; II in ex. RIC 15. Nice tone. 4.37g. VF
£40 - £50
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Pompey the Great. Ar denarius. C, 44-43 BC. Obv; NEPTVNI; Head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus r.; below head, dolphin and in r. field, trident. Rev; Galley sailing r.; in field l., star. Below, Q·NASIDIVS. Crawford 483/2. Some small patches of surface debris. RARE. 3.64g. VF

£1,000 - £1,500
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Procopius. Ae 3. C, 365-366 AD. Rev; REPARATIO FEL TEMP; Procopius standing left, head right, holding labarum and resting hand upon shield; christogram to upper right. CONSΔ● in ex. RIC 17a. Dark patina. 3.73g. G Fine.
£30 - £40
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Pupienus. Ar antoninianus. C, 238 AD. Rev; PATRES SENATVS; clasped right hands. RIC 11b. Grainy surfaces. 5.77g. NVF
£200 - £250
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Sabina. Ae sestertius. C, 128-136 AD. Rev; PVDICITIA; Pudicitia seated l., placing hand before lips; in ex. S C. RIC 1032. Some light smoothing in fields. 27.88g. NVF
£300 - £400
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Scythian. Koson. Au stater. C, Mid 1st century BC. Obv; Roman consul accompanied by two lictors advancing left; monogram to left. Rev; Eagle standing left on scepter, holding wreath. Iliescu 1; RPC I 1701A; BMC Thrace p. 208, 1. Minor flat spots on edge. 8.67g. VF
£400 - £500
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Septimius Severus. Ar denarius. C, 193 AD. Rev; LEG VIII AVG; legionary eagle between two standards; TR P COS in exergue. RIC 11. Good metal. 3.18g. VF
£50 - £75
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Septimius Severus. Ar denarius. C, 193 AD. Rev; LEG XIII GEM M V; legionary eagle between two standards; TR P COS in exergue. RIC 13. Good metal. 2.93g. VF
£50 - £75
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Severina. Ae as. C, 275 AD. Rev; IVNO REGINA; Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter;at her feet to left, peacock standing left. Zin ex. RIC 7. Brown tone. 9.08g. G Fine
£40 - £50
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Severus II. Ae follis. C, 307 AD. Rev; GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing l., with modius on head, holding patera and cornucopiae, KB in ex. C 31. RIC 27b. Traces of silvering. 8.87g. VF
£50 - £75
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The Pompeians. Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and Eppius. Ar denarius. C, 47- 46 BC. Obv; Head of Africa right, wearing elephant skin headdress; stalk of grain to right, plow below. Rev; Hercules standing facing, with hand on hip, leaning on club draped with lion skin and set on rock. Crawford 461/1. Good metal. 3.84g. VF
£200 - £250
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Titus. Ar denarius. C, 73 AD. Rev; PONTIF MAXIM; Vespasian std r on curule chair hldg sceptre. RIC 553. 3.39g. NVF TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P; Dolphin coiled around anchor. RIC 112. 3.51g. NVF
£40 - £60
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Titus. Ar denarius. C, 80 AD. Rev; TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P; Dolphin coiled around anchor. RIC 112. 3.51g. NVF
£80 - £100
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Valens. Ar miliarense. C, 367-375 AD. Rev; VIRTVS EXERCITVS; Emperor, in military attire, standing facing, head r., holding labarum and leaning on shield; SMTR in ex. RIC 26b. Good surfaces. 3.96g. NVF
£1,500 - £2,000
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Valens. Ar siliqua. C, 364-367 AD. Rev; RESTITVTOR REIP; Emperor standing l., head r., holding in r. hand labarum with a hook on shaft, in l. hand Victory on globe; PLVG in ex. RIC 6f. Slight porous surfaces. 1.80g. NVF.
£50 - £60
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Valentinian I. Ar siliqua. C, 364-367 AD. Rev; RESTITVTOR REIP; Valentinian stdg r hldg labarum and Victory; TCONST in ex. RIC 63,6c. Good silver. 1.99g. VF
£100 - £120
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Valentinian I. Au solidus. Antioch. C, 364-367 AD Rev; RESTITVTOR REPVBLICAE; Valentinian standing facing, holding labarum ornamented with Christogram and Victory on globe. ANTΓ° in ex. RIC 2b. Nice central coin. 4.40g. VF
£300 - £400
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Valentinian II. Ar siliqua. C, 364-375 AD. Rev; VICTORIA AVGGG; Victory standing left, holding palm branch and wreath, A Q PS in ex. RIC 26b. 1.86g. VF
£70 - £90
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Valentinian III. Au solidus. Ravenna. C, 426-430 AD. Rev; VICTORIA AVGGG, emperor standing l., holding long cross and Victory on globe; he places foot on head of human-headed coiled serpent; in field, R - V, COMOB in ex. RIC 2011. Scarce. 4.45g. EF
£500 - £600
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Vespasian. Ar denarius. C, 71 AD. Rev; AVGVR TR POT; Priestly implements. RIC 43. 3.42g. VF
£40 - £50
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Vitellius. Ar denarius. C, 69 AD. Rev; XV VIR SACR FAC; tripod-lebes with dolphin lying on top and raven standing below. RIC 109. Nice metal and detail. 3.30g.
£250 - £300
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Commemorative and Campaign Medals

Coronation of Charles II 1661 29mm diameter in Silver by T.Simon, the official Coronation Issue Eimer 221 Obv. Bust right crowned and draped, Rev. the King enthroned, left, crowned by Peace hovering above EVERSO.MISSVS.SVCCVRRERE.SECLO.XXIII APR.1661 GEF and attractively toned with some light hairlines, Rare in this high grade
£650 - £750
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Coronation of George I 1714 the official Coronation issue, 34mm diameter in silver by J.Croker, Eimer 470 Obverse Bust right armoured and draped GEORGIVS. D.G. MAG. BRI. FR. ET. HIB. REX Reverse the King enthroned right is crowned by Britannia Exergue INAVGVRAT. XX. OCT. MDCCXIII UNC and lustrous with minor contact marks and a small flan imperfection in the reverse field, rare this nice
£325 - £425
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Coronation of William and Mary 1689 35mm diameter in silver by J.Roettier, Eimer 312, Obverse: conjoined and draped busts GVLIELMVS.ET.MARIA.REX.ET.REGINA, Reverse: Jove hurling thunder at Phaethon falling from chariot NE TOTVS ANBVMATVRN UNC or near so with light hairlines and contact marks only
£700 - £800
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English Hammered Coins

Crown Charles I Tower Mint under Parliament S.2838, North 2198, mintmark Eye, weight 29.95 grammes, the obverse with slight double striking, EF with a few small scratches in the obverse field, and a subtle underlying light golden tone, with minor weakness to the Irish Harp, overall a most impressive piece struck on a full flan, Charles I Crowns seldom seen this nice, we note this piece in comparable grade and struck from the same dies as the Van Roekel collection example (Spink Coin Auction 15 November 2001 Lot 39)
£6,000 - £7,000
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Crown of the Double Rose Henry VIII Third Coinage Bristol Mint S.2310 mintmark -/WS monogram About VF and pleasing
£1,000 - £1,500
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Halfcrown Charles I Bristol Mint 1643 Obverse Oxford die without groundline, King wears an unusual flat crown, mintmark Acorn between four pellets, Reverse Declaration, three Bristol plumes above, date below, S.3006 mintmark Br, Fine or better, the obverse bold, the reverse with a couple of slight weak areas
£250 - £500
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Aethelstan, (924-939) S.1100 North-East type I S.1100, Horizontal Two Line type, North 668b, moneyer DOMENCES reverse with larger lettering, weight 1.47 grammes, VF toned
£150 - £300
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Aethelstan, (924-939) S.1100 North-East type I S.1100, Horizontal Two Line type, North 668b, moneyer MANNA reverse with larger lettering, weight 1.55 grammes, EF toned
£300 - £600
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Aethelstan, (924-939) S.1100 North-East type I S.1100, Horizontal Two Line type, North 668b, moneyer WINELE reverse with larger lettering, weight 1.53 grammes, VF with a small stains on the obverse
£150 - £300
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Eadmund (939-946) S.1105 North 688 unidentified moneyer, weight 1.07 grammes, Good Fine
£75 - £150
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Eadmund (939-946) S.1105 variety with Pellet below on reverse, North 688/1 moneyer CIAL[V] IE, this moneyer not listed by North for this type, 0.89 grammes, VF with some flan chips at edge
£75 - £150
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Edward the Elder (899-924) Two Line type S.1087, North 649, Obverse EADWEARD REX, +EADWEARD REX, Small Cross, Reverse BEAHRED MO in two lines, with three small crosses dividing inscription, 1.53 grammes,Near VF with a small edge split
£150 - £300
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Penny Anglo-Saxon, Edward the Elder (899-924) Two Line type S.1087, North 649, Obverse EADWEARD REX, +EADWEARD REX, Small Cross, Reverse REGENVLF MO in two lines, with three small crosses dividing inscription, 1.56 grammes, VF with grey tone
£225 - £450
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World Coins Single Coins and Small Lots

China - Republic Dollar 1914 Y#322 Founding of the Republic 2.8mm thickness UNC even tone
£1,000 - £2,000
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China - Republic Dollar 1914 Y#322 Founding of the Republic 2.8mm thickness UNC even tone
£1,000 - £2,000
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India Mohur 1841 Large Date, normal 4, Legend divided, Calcutta Mint, KM#462.1 VF or better with some contact marks
£1,000 - £2,000
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USA Half Dollar 1831 Breen 4695, Overton 104, UNC and lustrous with a hint of golden tone around the rims, superior to the example pictured on the NGC varieties identifier internet page
£700 - £900
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USA Rosa Americana Penny 1723 No stop after large 3 Breen 121 VF or slightly better and a pleasing example
£200 - £400
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English Coins Single Coins and Small Lots

Crown 1934 ESC 374 GEF and lustrous the key date in the series
£3,500 - £4,500
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Farthing 1790 Restrike Pattern in copper by Droz, Obverse 2, Reverse B, Peck 1091 R35 UNC with minor cabinet friction, the reverse with scratches in the field above Britannia's arm, Very Rare, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£350 - £650
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Farthing 1790 Restrike Pattern in copper by Droz, Obverse 3, Reverse B, Peck 1035 R37 Toned UNC with a few small spots, Ex-Rev.E.Rogers, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£500 - £1,000
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Farthing 1797 Restrike Pattern in copper as Peck 1201 with the 9 of the date not blocked at the top EF toned, Ex-Farthing Specialist, who notes 'Peck 1201A Very Rare' see notes in Peck page 324
£200 - £400
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Farthing 1798 Restrike Pattern in bronzed copper Peck 1212 About UNC with a few small spots, Rare
£200 - £400
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Farthing 1839 Bronzed Proof, Reverse Inverted Peck 1557 practically FDC toned with slight spots of verdigris across the bust, Rare, Ex-Norweb collection (part 4) Spink Auction 59 17/6/1987 Lot 1816, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£250 - £400
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Farthing 1839 Bronzed Proof, Reverse upright Peck 1556, minor scuff in front of the bust otherwise nFDC and attractively toned
£200 - £300
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Farthing 1853 Copper Proof Peck 1577 UNC with some remaining lustre and a couple of thin scratches on the obverse
£475 - £575
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Farthing 1866 Bronze Proof Freeman 515 dies 3+B, nFDC and lightly toned, Very Rare, only 2 recorded locations, Ex-C.W.Peck collection, Ex-Farthing Specialist, whose envelope states 'First seen in 25 years'
£350 - £650
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Farthing 1868 Bronze Proof Freeman 521 dies 3+B UNC with some contact marks
£300 - £400
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Farthing 1868 Cupro-Nickel Proof Freeman 520 dies 3+B UNC and attractively toned with a few small spots, Ex-Geoffrey Kay collection (sold Spink 1988), Ex-Farthing Specialist
£300 - £400
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Farthing 1880 4 Berries Proof Freeman 542 dies 5+D, listed in the 1985 Freeman catalogue as 'No Specimen known', listed by Peck as Peck 1900, Peck states the only location as 'B' (Fred Baldwin), Ex-Norweb collection (part 3), Spink Auction no.56 19/11/1986 Lot 1114, Ex-Farthing Specialist, a minor sreak of discolouration on the reverse otherwise nFDC with much lustre
£350 - £650
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Florin 1856 No Stop after date ESC 813A UNC or near so and attractively toned
£250 - £350
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Florin 1904 ESC 922 UNC and lustrous, in an NGC holder and graded MS63
£225 - £325
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Florin 1906 ESC 924 UNC and lustrous, lightly toned with some contact marks, now lists at £525 UNC in the Spink catalogue
£250 - £350
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Florin 1908 ESC 926 A/UNC and lustrous, the obverse with some light contact marks
£320 - £380
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Guinea 1775 S.3728 Near EF with some lustre the reverse with a small area of unevenness within the left of the shield
£650 - £850
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Guinea 1776 S.3728 Near EF the obverse with a small striking flaw on the portrait
£750 - £950
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Guinea 1777 S.3728 GVF and lustrous
£750 - £950
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Guinea 1778 S.3728 GVF with some residual lustre, Very Rare, our archive database reveals that since 2003 this is the first example we have offered
£1,500 - £2,500
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Guinea 1781 S.3728 VF the reverse slightly better, retaining some mint lustre, one of the scarcer dates in the series, our archive database records that we have only offered one better example since 2003
£650 - £850
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Guinea 1782 S.3728 GVF the reverse with touches of red tone
£600 - £800
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Guinea 1784 S.3728 EF/NEF and lustrous
£800 - £1,000
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Guinea 1786 S.3728 NEF and lustrous
£800 - £1,000
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Guinea 1787 as S.3729 the central line to the shield extends beyond the lower point of the shield to the mid-point of the date, NEF and lustrous with some light contact marks
£800 - £1,000
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Guinea 1788 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous
£700 - £800
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Guinea 1788 S.3729 NEF
£700 - £800
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Guinea 1790 S.3729 EF and lustrous, the reverse with some light contact marks
£800 - £1,000
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Guinea 1791 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with superb eye appeal
£800 - £1,000
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Guinea 1794 S.3729 EF and lustrous with some light contact marks
£800 - £1,000
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Half Farthing 1868 Bronze Proof Peck 1605 UNC with some toning, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£275 - £400
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Half Farthing 1868 Cupro-Nickel Proof Peck 1604 UNC with some contact marks, Very Rare, our archive database shows that since 2003 this is only the third example we have offered, Ex-C.R.Tyler Collection, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£275 - £400
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Halfcrown 1846 ESC 680 UNC and lustrous, the obverse with a hint of toning around the rims, a most attractive example with considerable eye appeal, formerly in an NGC holder and graded MS63
£1,100 - £1,400
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Halfcrown 1907 ESC 752 UNC and lightly toned, in an NGC holder and graded MS64
£550 - £650
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Halfcrown 1908 ESC 753 A/UNC and lustrous, lightly toned with some small edge nicks
£600 - £800
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Penny 1871 Freeman 61 dies 6+G, Gouby BP1871Ad, 12 1/2 teeth date spacing UNC with good subdued lustre, in an NGC holder and graded MS64 RB, very rare in this high grade
£1,100 - £1,400
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Quarter Farthing 1868 Bronze Proof Peck 1616 minor spot by IA of VICTORIA, otherwise nFDC and attractively toned, Very Rare, Ex-C.R.Tyler Collection, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£300 - £400
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Quarter Farthing 1868 Cupro-Nickel Proof Peck 1615 nFDC with some spots retaining much original mint brilliance, Very Rare, in our experience much rarer than the Bronze Proof of this date, indeed our archive database shows that since 2003 this is only the second example we have offered, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£300 - £500
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Third Farthing 1844 RE for REG Peck 1607, struck on a thin flan, Peck states, probably all late mint strikings and therefore not issued for currency GEF/EF toned with a small dig to the left of the trident, Ex-C.R.Tyler collection, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£300 - £600
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Third Farthing 1868 Bronze Proof Peck 1929 UNC with streaky lustre, Very Rare, Ex-Farthing Specialist
£175 - £250
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Two Pounds 1887 S.3865 UNC and lustrous with some light contact marks, a very pleasing example
£850 - £1,250
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English Cased and Proof Items

Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence, Maundy Fourpence, Threepence and Twopence, the Penny a standard issue (this UNC with some tone spots) other coins nFDC-FDC, the Two Pounds with some minor nicks, the silver nicely matched, the Halfcrown with a very small tone spot on the rim, in the red octagonal dated case, this in excellent condition
£4,000 - £5,000
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