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Edward III, Gold Quarter Noble, Fourth Coinage Pre-Treaty,1351-1361

 

Obverse: Shield quartered with the arms of England and France within tressure of eight arches, +EDWAR R ANGL Z FRANC D hyB

Reverse: EXALTABITUR IN GLORIA, floriated cross with a lis at the end of each limb, in each angle a lion passant, pellet to centre

Grade: VF, very lightly wrinkled

1.91g, 18.5mm

Ref: S1497

 

£700 SOLD

 

Plantagenets, Henry II, Cross-and-Crosslets 'Tealby' Penny, Class F3, 1170-1180

 

 

Obverse: Crowned, facing bust (hair in ringlet to temple) wearing armour and mantle (pellet below sweep) with sceptre in right hand

Reverse: Large cross potent with small potent in each angle; in centre a small cross in saltire 

Grade: Fine, a large fragment but good portrait of this typically badly struck coin. Moneyer and mint not visible.

20mm

Ref: North 961/3, S1342

 

£90 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Henry III, Voided Long Cross Silver Penny, Cl 3bc, Canterbury, Willem, 1248-50

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust without sceptre, star type 3 initial mark, legend hENRICVS REX III

Reverse: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle within beaded circle, legend around WILLEM ON CANT

Grade: About very fine, weak areas

1.54g, 18mm

Prov: Ex DNW

Ref: S1363A

 

£70 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

Henry III, Voided Long Cross Silver Penny, Cl 5c, Canterbury, Nicole, 1250-720

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust with sceptre, legend hENRICVS REX III

Reverse: Voided long cross, three pellets in each angle within beaded circle, legend around NICOLE ON CANT

Grade: Very fine

1.46g, 18mm

Prov: Ex DNW

Ref: S1369

 

£90 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

Edward I, Silver Penny, London Mint, Class 4d

Pellet before Edward & CIVI, 1279-1307

 

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust, +.EDWR ' ANGL DNS hYB

 

 

Reverse: Long cross over beaded circle, three pellets in each quarter, .CIVI TAS LON DON

Grade: Very Fine

19mm, 1.30g

Ref: S 1397

 

£60 SOLD

Edward III, Silver Groat, London Mint, Pre-Treaty, Annulet Stops, 1356-61

 

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust, +EDWARD o D o G o REX o ANGL o Z o FRANC o D o hYB

Reverse: Two concentric rings of legend with long cross over, three pellets in each quarter

Grade: Near Very Fine, Lombardic M, closed C and E but also nick in right limb of V (CIVI) with cross 4 mm, interesting variations of clases C, E and G

27mm, 4.18g

Ref: S 1565-70

 

£190 (+P&P to UK, other locations please ask first)

France, Carolingians, Charles II (the Bald), Silver Denier, Toulouse, 840-877

 

Obv: Cross, legend around +CALVS REX

 

It is unclear whether Charles II (823-877) was indeed bald, extremely  hairy or without lands in his young days! Emperor of the Carolingian Empire, King of Francia & Italy. 

Reverse: Central Karlogram, TOLVSA around

21mm,1.66g

Grade: Very fine+

Ref: MG 1097, MEC 841 same ob. die

Prov: Ex DNW, collection of the late Tony Merson

 

 

£250 (+P&P, non-UK locations please ask first)

Henry V, Silver Halfgroat, London Mint, Annulet by Crown/Mullet on Breast,

1413-1422

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust with broken annulet left of crownand mullet in centre of breat within tressure, HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z F

Reverse: Long cross and three pellets in each quarter, two concentric circles of legend, POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV and CIVI TAS LON DON

1.70g, 20mm

Grade: Fine, clipped, some weakness to portrait

Ref: S1773, N1391

 

 

£240 (+P&P to UK, other locations please ask first) #137

Henry VI Silver Groat, Leaf-Pellet Issue, London Mint, 1427-1434

 

Cross patonce initial mark, leaf to neck and two pellets either side of crown. Good portrait but a little weak to the top of legend, nice toning.  From a very old collection, old ticket quoting 'Duke of Argyll Collection' and Seaby packet. 

Ref: S1917 var, North 1505 Class C 

 

Obverse stops saltire. No extra pellets in quarters.

 

27mm, 

 

 

£240 (+P&P, non-UK locations please ask first) 

Edward IV Silver Groat, 1st Reign, Light Coinage, 1467-8

 

Quatrefoils at neck, crown mint mark. London.

3.11g, 27mm

S2000, good portrait and almost full flan, grade VF, lovely tone.

Comes with old ticket and Seaby packet.

This historic coin was minted during the House of York's first visit to the throne in 1461. Edward married Elizabeth Woodville (the 'White Queen') in 1464, but the throne was lost in 1470 after the continual struggle for power with the Lancastrians. His second reign during 1471-83 brought relative peace to the country.

 

£180 SOLD

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