Macedon Alexander III (The Great) 336-323 BC Gold Stater Helmeted Athena right thunderbolt below / Nike standing right holding wreath and styles 19x15mm, 8.53g A most pleasing coin. This coin is from the Clark collection, formed during the 1980’s & 1990’s and consisting of coins from Ancient Greece, Rome and Persia. Coins were sourced from […]
NERO AD 54-68 Brass Sestertius The Twelve Caesars Rome Laureate head right/ The Twin Janus with closed double doors and one side wall with lattice window. RCV1958, 35mm, 27.52g A wonderful coin in hand, dark patina and much fine detail. This coin is from the Clark collection, formed during the 1980’s & 1990’s and consisting […]
George III AD 1760-1820 Silver Shiling AD 1763 Northumberland Issue Young laureate and draped bust / Crowned cruciform of shields S3742 25mm, 6.24g A high grade and most pleasing example of this iconic coinage.
Macedon Philip III Arrhidaios 322-319 BC Gold Stater, mint of Magnesia on the Meander, struck under Menander or Kleitos, c. 323-319 BC. Obverse – Laureate head of Apollo facing right. Reverse – ΦIΛIΠΠOY, charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving fast biga right, bee below, spearhead in exergue. (Thompson, Philip 3; SNG ANS 310–4). 17mm, 8.64g […]
Roman Imperatorial Mark Antony & Octavian 43 BC Silver Denarius Portraits of both. RCV1505 18mm; 3.72g. bankers mark on neck of Antony. High grade and most appealing.
Scotland Charles I AD 1625-1649 Silver Twelve Shillings, Briots Third coinage. Crowned bust of king/ Crowned shield of arms, B at end of legend. S5558, 31mm, 5.84g This coin comes from part four of the Fort collection, Late Scottish hammered coins. A carefully assembled comprehensive collection of the coins representing the final years of hammered […]
Catuvellauni & Trinovantes Cunobelinus 8-41AD Gold Stater, Classic type. CA MV either side of corn ear / classic style horse right with CVNO below and branch above. ABC2795 S288. Scarce 16mm; 5.38g A most pleasing example of this alluring type, probably the single most recognisable coin of the British Iron Age and very desirable as […]
Augustus 27BC-AD14 Silver Denarius Laureate bust right/ Domed hexastyle Temple of Mars containing legionary eagle between 2 standards The Twelve Caesars Colonia Patricia mint RCV1623 19mmx18mm; 3.78g Comes with previous handwritten label. A fresh strike in good silver with much detail and attractive dark tone.
Aethelstan AD 924-939 Silver Penny, Main Issue. Small Cross type, Warwick mint (Rare) Small cross both sides. Warwick mint, Moneyer MONTHEGN S1093, 22x23mm, 1.34g. Well struck on a large flan with wonderful iridescent tone, a beautiful example of this intriguing provincial mint. This coin is part of the Fort collection, a carefully assembled group of […]
Kings Of Mercia Beornwulf AD 823-825 Silver Penny Group 2 Portrait type. Extremely Rare. Bust right / Cross crosslet. London mint, Moneyer EAGCA S929, 18mm, 1.29g. A central strike with no edge damage or cracks, great portrait and legends with just a little weakness. Pleasing tone. Recorded with the EMC Database, emc.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/full-record/19920260 This coin is […]
Anglo Saxon Secondary Phase AD 710-760 Silver Sceatta Series H (Hamwic) Type 39, Southampton mint. Wodan head bosses around / Pecking bird S801A, 12x13mm, 1.00g. High grade and good metal for type, extensive provenance including Beowulf, Lord Grantley and Rashleigh collections. This coin is part of the Fort collection, a carefully assembled group of English […]
Harthacnut AD 1035-1042 Silver Penny Jewel Cross type Diademed bust left/Jewel Cross Winchester/ SPILMAN S1166, 17mm, 1.06g A nice example with dark tone, a few peck marks showing that it passed through the hands of a Viking at some point before being lost. This coin comes with a previous handwritten label Harthacnut – 1040-1042: Harthacnut […]
Roman Republic Mn. Ancilius Glabrio 49 BC Silver Denarius Laureate bust of Salus right / Valetudo standing left holding snake and resting on column RCV412, 17x19mm, 4.02g A high grade example with pleasing tone.
Bactria Eukradtides I 171-135BC Silver Tetradrachm, Bust of Eukratides wearing crested helmet / Dioscuri galloping holding spears . Inner horse looking back. 29x31mm, 16.97g An imposing coin of fine style and high quality with little wear. This coin comes with a previous printed label.
Scotland William I The Lion 1165-1214AD Silver Penny Phase B Bust left with sceptre and crown of pellets/Voided cross with star in each angle Joint moneyers Hue Walter struck at Edinburgh or Perth mint. S5029, 18mm, 1.49g Exceptional grade, extremely rare as such. This coin comes with a previous hand written label.
Kings of Kent Cuthred 798-807AD Silver Penny Canterbury mint, moneyer Wearheard. Rare Diademed Bust facing right / Cross & Wedges. S877, 19mm, 1.31g A full coin struck in good metal with clear detail both sides and attractive dark tone, seldom seen as such. ex SNC 1971, no 8536 & Spink 14, March 1981, lot 214. […]
Anne 1702-1714AD Silver Shilling 1708AD 3rd bust / Crowned cruciform shields, angles plain. S3610, 25mm, 6.02g From an English Gentleman’s collection, the coins bought from dealers like Baldwins and Glendenning’s in the 1970’s & 1980’s, labels and detail of provenance were not retained.
William III 1694-1702AD Silver Halfcrown 1698AD 1st draped bust right/ Crowned Cruciform shields. Regnal year on edge. DEMICO S3494, 33x34mm, 15.08g A wonderful high grade with pleasing tone. From an English Gentleman’s collection, the coins bought from dealers like Baldwins and Glendenning’s in the 1970’s & 1980’s, labels and detail of provenance were not retained.
Kings of East Anglia Beonna c.758AD Transitional Silver Sceatta /Penny S945, 14x15mm, 1.00g. Pellet in centre, Runic inscription/EFE in Roman characters around saltire cross. Anglo Saxon kingdom of East Anglia, this is the prototype to the widespread penny denomination which followed. An important piece. ‘In the 750s or early 760s a little-known East Anglian king, […]
Celtic Coin Treasure – Introducing The Borden Hoard – Iron Age Gold Staters of King Cunobelin dating to the 1st century A.D.
A tip off from a chance find in Kent during the 19th Century led metal detectorists to discover a wonderful hoard of Iron Age gold coins in 2019. The hoard consists of gold staters of king Cunobelin and after being declared then disclaimed under the Treasure act this exciting find is now being made available […]
Antoninus Pius 138-161AD Gold Aureus. Concordia seated left holding patera and resting on statuette of Spes. Cornucopiae beneath seat. CONCORD in ext. Rome mint, fine style. RCV 4002, 20mm, 7.19g A wonderfully stylistic portrait, overall very pleasing coin.