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George II, Silver Shilling, 1758

 

 

Obverse: Profile old bust, legend GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Reverse: Cruciform arms, legend around, date above

Ref: S3704

6.02g, 25mm

Grade: VF+, toned nicely on obverse, slightly mottled on reverse

Prov: Ex TimeLine

 

£85 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

William & Mary, Halfcrown, 1689, PRIMO on Edge

 

 

Obverse: Two heads of William and Mary, first bust type

Reverse: Crowned shield of arms, crown with caul and interior frosted, with pearl edge; edge inscribed

Grade: VF/AVF wear to highpoint and on reverse

Ref: S3434

33mm, 14.7g

 

 

£200 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

George IIII, First Issue Farthing in Copper, 1822

 

 

Obverse: Bust of George, left, legend around (reads George IIII rather than the later IV)

Reverse: Helmeted Britannia seated with trident and shield, lion at feet, foliage behind, date in exergue

21.5g, 4.65g

Grade: VF/F

 

 

 

£25 (P&P FREE to UK other locations please ask)

George I, Silver Shilling, 1720, Error B of BRVN on Reverse Restruck Over W(?), RARE

 

 

Obverse: Laureate head of king (first bust), right, legend around

Reverse: Crown topped shields with star of the garter in the centre, angles plain; date above, legend around

Grade: VF, with wear to hightpoints. Error correction to BRVN on reverse, B over possibly W; slightly thin flan has resulted in weak strike in two places. A rare and unusual coin!

Ref: S 3646

26mm, 5.96g

Prov: Ex Hanson's

 

£220 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask) #94c

George III, 1797, 'Cartwheel' Twopence

 

 

 

Obverse: laureate bust of George, right, legend around

 

 

Reverse: Britannia seated above waves, date below, legend around.

 

One of our heaviest and largest coins at 55g and 40mm x 5mm!

 

 

 

£48 SOLD

Queen Victoria, 1854 Large Copper Penny, Young Head, Plain Trident

 

Obverse: Young head with date below, some lustre remaining

Reverse: Britannia seated with plain trident, some lustre remaining

Grade: Very high grade with some lustre remaining, rare for this type of coin. Would make a wonderful present. 

Ref: S3948

34mm, 3mm thick

 

 

£100 SOLD

George II, SIlver Halfcrown, 1746 D. NONO, LIMA

 

Obverse: Old laureate bust, left, legend around, LIMA beneath, GEORGIVS instead of GEORGIUS

 

Fourth bust type, regnal date around edge

Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields, legend around and date

Grade: Fine +

Prov: Ex Lockdales

 

 

 

 

£170 SOLD

George III Eighteen Pence Silver Bank Token, 1811 in Near Extra Fine Grade

 

 

 

Obverse: Laureate bust of king, right, legend around

Reverse: Bank Token in two lines below 1s 6d (=18 pence) surrounded by wreath and toothed edge

Grade: NEF toned

7.4g, 26.5mm

 

Due to a shortage gold and silver paying for the Napoleonic Wars and a further shortage of coins due to a run on the banks, the Bank of England produced these coins to fill the void. After the war in 1816 there was a subsequent large re-issue of new coinage.

 

£120  SOLD

 

George III, Silver Shilling, 1787, No Hearts

 

Obverse: older laureate and draped bust, right

 

 

Reverse: No semee of hearts in Hanovian shield.

S3743

6.02g, 25mm

Grade: VF+ few flecks to obverse, very good reeded edge

 

£90 SOLD

Queen Anne, Silver Shilling, 1707, After the Union with Scotland

 

Obv: Third draped bust, left. 

Rev: four shields crowned, garter star in centre, plumes in angles

 

Ref: S3611

Grade: Fine +, reeded edge. pierced

25mm, 5.83g

 

 

 £95 (+Free delivery to UK)

 

Queen Anne, Silver Shilling, 1708E, After the Union with Scotland, Edinburgh Mint

 

 

Obv: Third draped bust, left; E below bust. 

 

Rev: four shields crowned, garter star in centre, plain angles

Ref: S3612

Grade: Fine+, reeded edge (slight chip to edge at 4 o'clock)

Scarce mint

25mm, 5.96g

 

 £180 (+P&P)

 

Queen Anne, Silver Crown, 1707, SEXTO, After the Union with Scotland

 

Obv: Second draped bust, left. E for Edinburgh mint below. First year of the union.

Rev: four shilds crowned, garter star in centre

Edge: SEXTO (regnal year)

Ref: S5707 (C of S & I) S3600

Grade: Fine, with fascinating graffiti on both sides dated 1803, good edge.

38mm, 29.8g

 

 

£200 (+delivery charge)

 

George III, 1807 Large Penny

 

 

Obv: laureate bust, right, legend around and date below

 

Rev: Britannia seated above the waves

 

34mm, 18g

Grade: Fine

 

 

£22 SOLD

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