Edward VI Gold Half Sovereign 1547-1553AD 2nd period 1549-1550AD mm. arrow 29x30mm, 5.40g, SCBI 2435 A wonderful portrait of the young Edward VI struck in gold. Most pleasing in hand.
Attica, Athens Silver Tetradrachm 454-404BC Head of Athena/Owl 23x24mm, 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 […]
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.
Domitian Silver Denarius 81-96AD Rome Exceptional grade 19mm, 3.00g An excellent example, good metal, little wear and a bold strike on a large flan.
Scotland James VIII ‘The Old Pretender’ Silver Pattern Crown dated 1716AD – extremely rare 38mm, 31.35g, S5731 small edge bruise at 6 0’clock on reverse. Scotland, James VIII (b.1688-d.1766), Pattern Restrike Crown of Sixty Shillings, dated 1716, struck in silver c.1828 by coin dealer Matthew Young, from recommissioned original dies engraved by Norbet Roettier, laureate […]
Ireland, Edward IV Silver Groat 1461-1470AD Cross and Pellets coinage, Dublin Rare 25mm, 2.01g A most pleasing example of this rare Irish issue. Provenance will be provided
Kings of Mercia Coenwulf Silver Penny 796-821AD. Moneyer Ealhstan, Rochester mint. 21mm, 1.33g, S917 An exceptional coin, large flan, imposing, realistic portrait and struck on wonderful metal with even, dark tone with hints of reddish brown soil staining. Coenwulf was king of Mercia, succeeding Offa’s son Ecgfrith. He was descended from the 7th century king […]
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 […]
Trajan Gold Aureus 98-117AD Rome mint Lustrous surfaces, a wonderful example of the Aureus. Laureate head of Trajan facing right / Fortuna standing left with rudder and cornucopia 18x19mm, 7.32g This coin comes with an old dealers ticket.
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 […]