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Later Milled Coinage

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William III Sixpence 1696, Early Harp with Large Crown, Milled Edge

 

After the death of his wife, Mary, William of Orange continued his reign until his death in 1702. 1696 saw the beginnings of a great re-coinage and was the year of the founding of the Bank of England!

Obv: first bust, right

Rev: crowned cruciform shields, large crowns with early harp. Milled edge.

AVF, scratches to obverse

20mm, 2.92g

 

£45

Charles II Crown, 1662

 

First draped bust, rose below.

 

Fine to good fine, with two small blobs of excess metal in the field below VS, probably due to a die break.

Edge dated.

 

 

 

  £260 (+P&P)

George II Sixpence 1757, S3711

 

Obv: old laureate and draped bust, left

Rev: cruciform of shields, crowned, but with plain angles

 

20mm, 2.93g Silver, AVF/VF

 

 

£40

George II 1758 Shilling AEF/EF

 

Old laureate and draped bust, left

 

Attractively toned

 

Reverse: Plain angles

Extremely fine, superb.

 

25mm, 6g

 

£85   SOLD

George V Half-Sovereign 1911

 

A few minor contact marks, but otherwise considered almost very fine.

Reverse with George and the Dragon and date, 1911, below.

 

3.99g, 19mm.

 

£135 SOLD

Spanish, Charles IV 1788-1808, 2 Escudos,1804, Gold

This coin, known as a doubloon, was produced at the Madrid mint. 22mm, 6.77g. Great investment coin.

             

              £280

William & Mary, 1689, Silver Maundy Money, Full Set, RARELY SEEN TOGETHER PLUS ERROR 1d!! With error 1d. Various Grades Full set of 1689 4,3,2,& 1d coins. SOLD

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