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Edward II Silver Penny, Class IIa, Canterbury Mint, 1307-1327

Obverse: Facing crowned bust, broken spear-head type on crown, +EDWAR ANGL DNS hYB

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, CIVI TAS CAN TOR

19mm, 1.31g

Grade: VF on slightly oval flan

Ref: S1466 Class 11a

 

 

£45 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #410a

Edward II Silver Penny, Class I5c, Canterbury Mint, Late Issue, 1307-1327

Obverse: Facing crowned bust, +EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, CIVI TAS CAN TOR

18.5mm, 1.38g

Grade: AVF on slightly oval flan

Ref: S1466 Class 15c

 

 

£35 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #410b

Edward II Silver Penny, Bishop Beaumont, Durham Mint, Rare Issue,

1307-1327

Obverse: Facing crowned bust, +EDWAR R ANGL DNS hYB, lion and lis mint mark

 

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, CIVI TAS DUN ELM

19mm, 1.30g

Grade: F+ on slightly off centre on oval flan

Ref: S1470 Class 15c

Rarely seen issue by Bishop Beaumont at the Durham mint.

 

£95 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #410c

Anglo-Gallic, Richard I (The Lionheart) Silver Denier, Aquitaine, 1172-1185, Scarce

Obverse: + RICARDVS in two lines

Reverse: + AGUITANIE around short cros pattee

20mm, 0.94g. Grade: VF

The only coin in which Richard's name is written in full, his English coins were still in his father's name! A lovely example.

 

 £180 SOLD

Richard I, Anglo-Gallic, Silver Denier, Poitou Mint, 1189-1199

 

 

Obverse: Central cross with RICARDVS REX

 

(No English coins were made in the name of Richard I only his French coins bear his name)

Reverse: PIC / TAVIE / NSIS in three lines, annulet above

19mm, 0.94g

Ref: S8008, Elias 8b

Grade: AVF

Prov: Ex DNW

 

 

£120 SOLD #260

Richard I, Short Cross SIlver Penny, Class 4b, Canterbury Mint, Reinald, 1189-1199

 

 

 

Obverse: Crowned bust, facing, 7 pearls to crown, crescents as hair, hENRICVS REX

Reverse: Short voided cross to centre, quatrefoil of pellets in each angle, beaded surround, outside this the legend REINALD ON CA

20mm, 1.26g

Ref: S1348C

Prov: Ex Lockdales

 

 

£130 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask first) #412

John, Short Cross Silver Penny, Class 5a1, Iohan Moneyer, Canterbury Mint, 1199-1216

 

 

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust, sceptre in right hand, hENRICVS REX

(No English coins were made in the name of John, only Irish coins bear the name, Iohn) 

Reverse: Small voided cross with quatrefoils in each angle, beaded circle around, +IOHAN ON CANT

1.29g, 19mm

Grade: Fine, weak strike to left side of flan

Ref: S1350A

 

 

 

£140 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

John, Short Cross Silver Penny, Class 5b, Rauf Moneyer, London Mint,

1199-1216

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust, pellets in each curl of hair, sceptre in right hand, hENRICVS REX

(No English coins were made in the name of John, only Irish coins bear the name, Iohn) 

Reverse: Small voided cross with quatrefoils in each angle, beaded circle around, +RAVF ON LVND

1.45g, 17.5mm

Grade: Fine, weak strike to bottom of flan

Ref: S1351

 

 

 

£130 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Edward I, Silver Penny, Cl4a, Canterbury Mint,

from 1279

 

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust (bifoliate crown), EDW R 'ANGL DNS hYB 

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, legend around, CIVI TAS CAN TOR 

Grade: AVF

17mm, 1.35g

Ref: S 1394

 

£65 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations pleas ask) #413

Edward I, Silver Farthing, London Mint, after 1279

 

 

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust, EDWARDVS REX

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, CIVI TAS [LON DON]

Grade: Fine, good portrait for type, edges clipped or broken, reverse slightly porous

12mm, 0.31g

Ref: (?)S1446

 

£55 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first) #238

Edward II, Silver Penny, Cl 11b, London,

from 1307-27

 

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust (rounded chin), EDW R ANGL DNS hYB (point to back of E)

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, legend around, CIVI TAS LON DON 

Grade: F, well centred but weakly struck

19mm, 1.25g

Ref: S1456

 

£50  (P&P FREE to UK other locations please ask) #422x

France, Hainaut County, John of Avesnes Silver Esterlin or Sterling, Mons Mint, Crockard Type, 1290-1295

 

 

Obverse: Bust of Jean d'Avesnes wearing a crown of roses, +IOHS CO[M]ES HANONI

The French version of our penny, what a compliment! They became so prevelent in Britain that they were banned!

Reverse: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter, legen around, MON ETA MON T[E]S, ? one extra pellet in one quarter or die fault

19mm, 0.95g

Grade: Fine, chipped

Prov: Ex Alpha Numismatics, Denmark

A rare piece in any grade.

 

£120 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

 

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 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, Annulet Issue, Calais Mint, 1422-1427

 

Obverse: Crowned facing bust of king, nice portrait; pierced cross initial mark, two annulets either side of neck, legend around   

Reverse: Two concentric circles of legend, stops saltires, three pellets in each quarter with 2 extra annulets in 2 quarters

Grade: VF+ good portrait, slight loss to edges, dark toning

Ref: S1836 

25mm, 3.64g

 

£200 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #425a

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