Aethelred II 978-1016AD Long Cross Silver Penny. Moneyer Leofwine, London mint. S1151, 20mm, 1.66g A well struck, central, sharp coin with little defect. This coin comes with a handwritten ticket
Kings of Paeonia Patraos 335-315BC Silver Tetradrachm. Astibos or Damastion mint. Head of Apollo right, with short hair, wearing laurel wreath / Warrior on horse rearing right, thrusting spear held in his right hand at enemy below who defends with shield on his left arm. 24x25mm, 12.56g A fabulous design, grade and tone makes this […]
Oliver Cromwell 1649-1658AD Silver Halfcrown HIB legend, rare S3227A, 33mm, 15.07g A most pleasing example, good detail, little wear and even, dark tone. This coin comes with an old collectors label.
Angevins Henry of Anjou 1139-1148AD Silver Penny. Extremely Rare. Tentatively attributed to the Wallingford mint, probably due to its find spot close to the town. Angevin coins of any type are extremely rare and seldom survive without damage due to their poor quality manufacture. Here we have a complete penny which is stable, a rare […]
Attica, Athens Silver Tetradrachm 454-404BC Head of Athena/Owl 21x23mm, 17.22g Obverse description: Head of Athena (goddess of wisdom) right, wearing earring, necklace and crested Attic helmet decorated with olive leaves. Reverse description: Owl standing right, head facing, closed tail feathers; olive sprig and crescent to left, AOE to right; all within incuse square. Attica is […]
Charles I 1625-1649AD Silver Crown Provincial Issues Oxford 1643AD S2946A, 44mm, 30.26g A most pleasing coin, central strike, good tone and detail. A high grade early crown. ex R Box Collection, previously sold at an unknown provincial auction (copy of this coin’s catalogue entry included)
Atrebates & Regini Selsey Uniface Gold Stater Circa 50BC ABC488, 16x19mm, 5.85g A wonderful, boldly struck coin which is a pleasure to look at and handle! Provenance will be provided
Northumbria Alchred and Archbishop Ecgberht 765-766AD Silver Sceat Cross each side S854, 13x14mm, 1.05g A seldom seen issue, especially so in this condition. This coin is a part of the ‘John Cross Collection’ of Anglo Saxon coins. John was an avid collector of coins from across the Anglo Saxon period for many years, he sadly […]
Northumbria Eadberht and Archbishop Ecgberht 737-758AD Silver Sceat Mitred figure S852, 12x13mm, 0.91g A high grade example of this attractive type, the first of a series of joint issues. This coin is a part of the ‘John Cross Collection’ of Anglo Saxon coins. John was an avid collector of coins from across the Anglo Saxon […]
Northumbria Alchred 765-774AD Silver Sceat Stylized Stag. Rare 13mm, 0.99g A most pleasing example of this rare monarch, reigning the provincial kingdom of Northumbria for just 9 years. Alchred (765-774) – a relation of Archbishop Ecberht of York by marriage, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle comments very little on Alchred’s reign, except to state that his reign ended […]
Belgae Basingstoke Wreath Gold Quarter Stater 1st Century BC, ABC827 9x10mm, 1.00g, S-, ABC827. A wonderful example of this intriguing and diverse coinage. Listed in ABC as ‘Unique’ but we are aware of a few which have been found since this was published, still classed as excessively rare. Provenance will be provided.
Anglo-Viking Daish East Anglia St. Edmund memorial coinage Circa 895-918AD Silver Penny 18mm, 1.37g, SCBI 960 A most pleasing example struck in good metal and with little wear, attractive toning. This coin comes with an old collectors ticket and is part of the ‘Baldwin hoard’, a small hoard of 44 St Edmund pennies which were […]
Commonwealth 1649-1660AD Silver Sixpence mm. sun 1656AD S3219, 27mm, 2.97g A most pleasing example with old collection tone. ex R Box Collection, previously sold at an unknown provincial auction (copy of this coin’s catalogue entry included)
Charles I 1625-1649AD Silver Sixpence Provincial Issues Newark Siege piece 1646AD S3146, 26x32mm, 2.78g A most pleasing example of this hard to find issue, the rarest of the Newark siege series. Comes with a previous dealers ticket.
Viking Kingdom Anlaf Sihtricsson 941-944AD Silver Penny S1022, 20mm, 1.04g. An extremely rare coin, seldom available to commerce. This coin comes with a hand written ticket. Anlaf Sihtricsson (c. 941-944 and 949-952) – the cousin of Anlaf Guthfrithsson, Sihtricsson has a somewhat complicated (and long!) story. Living from c. 927-980, he was king of both […]
William II ‘Rufus’ Silver Penny 1087-1100AD Profile type Lifwold, Southwark 20mm, 1.34g, S1258 A decent example of the first type issued for this scarce monarch, killed in a hunting accident (or was it) in the New Forest. Large flan, central strike, bold portrait and good metal. For more information about William II and the Norman […]
Hadrian Silver Denarius 117-138AD 16x17mm, 3.50g An exceptional coin, well struck in excellent metal and of good style. Felicitas standing with cornucopia and caduceus.
THESSALY Larissa Circa 356-342BC Silver Drachm 18x20mm, 6.14g A most pleasing and well balanced example, lovely portrait, horse and old collection iridescent tone. This coin comes with an old Seaby ticket dating to the 1960’s
Archbishops of Canterbury Ceolnoth Silver Penny 833-870AD ex. Stack Collection 20x21mm, 1.17g Archbishops of Canterbury, Ceolnoth (833-70), group III, inscribed cross type, c.855-56, Penny, 1.15g., Canterbury, Hebeca, +CEOLNOÐ/ARCHIEP, tonsured facing bust, rev. +HEBE:./ECA MO/N/E/T/A on and around open- cross (Naismith C154. O this coin; N.245; S.894), slight edge loss above head, very minor edge […]
The Twelve Caesars Tiberius Gold Aureus 14-37AD ‘Tribute Penny’ type, Lyon mint 19mm, 7.67g TI CΛESΛR DIVI ΛVG F ΛVGVSTVS, laureate head right / PONTIF MΛXIM, Livia (as Pax) seated right on chair, holding scepter in right hand and olive branch in left; plain chair legs, double line below. A good example of an early […]
George I Silver Crown 1714-27AD 1718/16AD 39mm, 30.09g An extremely attractive example of the largest silver denomination of this series, pleasant toning and clear detail. George I was of German origin, parliament considered him to be the best option for the English Throne at the time. He introduced the position of ‘Prime Minister’ and spent […]