Scotland Alexander III 1249-1286AD Silver Penny, Berwick 1st Coinage type VII 18mm, 1.48g S5047. Type VII. Obv. ALEXANDER REX. Zig Zag profile, thick jewelled crown. Head to l. Rev. Voided long cross with stars.
Honorius Gold Solidus 393-423AD Constantinople 19x20mm, 4.46g, Sear 20899, RIC x,8. Obv. Helmeted and cuir. bust three quarter face to r. holding spear and shield. CONCORDIA AVGG Constantinopolis, helmeted, seated facing head r. holding sceptre and Victory on globe. Constantinople 395-402 AD.
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 […]
Anglo Saxon Silver Sceat 710-760AD Secondary Series QIID 12mm, 1.03g, SCBI 809 A wonderful representation of early Saxon art. The reverse of this coin is said to represent the battle between good (the bird) and evil (the snake), with several stages of this shown on series Q coins. The example here shows the last stage […]
Anglo Saxon Silver Sceat 695-740AD Continental Series X Ribe Mint 12mm, 0.98g, SCBI 797 Obv: ‘Wodan’ head facing; radiating lines, cross to left and right. Rev: Crested monster left, tail raised to mouth, claws below, prominent member. References – Abramson 104.10; MEC 8 Series X, 316; North 116; SCBC 797 A pleasing, high grade example […]
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.
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
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 […]