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Germany, Shongau, Ludwig II von Bayern (1268-1294), Silver Brakteat

 

Crowned facing bust, annulet above two towers left and right. Reverse is the incuse and reverse of obverse. 
Good Very Fine. An extremely unusual coin!
0.63g, 21mm
 

£130 (+P&P)

Great Britain, George III, Gold Half Guinea, 1801


This beautiful solid gold coin is a favourite amoungst numismatists, this is your chance to grab one at a very low price. The gold price might fluctuate wildly, but gold coins with a history retain their value and make a better deal than coin bullion or jewellery.


Our coin is from the turn of the 19th century, 1801: Great Britain forms a union with Ireland to become the United Kingdom, the London Stock Exchange was founded, the population was 8.9 million and London had only 860,000 residents! William Pitt the Younger resigned as Prime Minister and Henry Addington was elected. Nelson is made a Viscount.


Our coin's obverse, from the third coinage, is a laureate bust of George III facing right, has the legend GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA. The reverse shows the royal coat of arms surrounded by a crowned royal garter, with an outer inscription which reads, BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR. There is a small amount of damage to the edge, the coin weighs 4.16g and is made from .917 gold.


Ref: S3736


Buy this beautiful coin for £300 (P&P FREE)

Victoria, 1881 Farthing, VF, Slabbed

3 berries variety.

 

 

  £40

 

 

Reverse of farthing. 

 

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This coin is slabbed.

George V 1913 Third Farthing 

 

Lustrous and brilliant uncirculated.

Will be supplied in a plastic coin capsule to protect its beautiful condition. A real collector's piece and at a bargain price!

 

 

SOLD

Leopold I, House of Habsburg,

1669 6 Kreuzer Silver Coin

 

Leopold was known as "the hogmouth" king of the Austrian-Hungarian empire. 26mm/3.12g

£45

Victoria, Silver Half Crown, 1885 with Young Bust.
 
 
Worn but fair condition. S 3889
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   £20

Reverse of half crown.

George III, Silver, Bank of England Dollar, 1804
 
This was an emergency issue produced by the Bank of England by re-striking Spanish-American 8 Reales until at least 1811. The coin was worth 5 shillings and then revalued to 5s 6d in 1811. 
There are various varieties, this coin shows the laureate head of George with the top leaf to the left side of E and an upright K to left of shield. Few light scratches and two (?) test marks to left (or possibly the underlying reale which makes it more valuable, I wouldn't like to say!).
 
A very sort after coin due to its historical references, S 3768:
 
 
 
 SOLD

George III, Twopence, 1797

Very Fine+ couple of light edge knocks.

 

SOLD £80

Reverse

George VI Pennies in Uncirculated FDC Condition, 1950 and 1937 (proof)

 

Both have full lustre and slightly toned.

 

Offers in excess of £30 considered.

These coins are at present in coin holders and aberations are due to the plastic covering them.

Elizabeth II, Uncirculated FDC Penny, 1953 
 
Couple of tone spots but otherwise full lustre and a beautiful coin.
 
 
 
SOLD

William & Mary 2 Pence

(Maundy 2d) 1694

 

A lovely little coin with a few scrapes. 14mm.

 

SOLD

Victorian Maundy Money Set from 1890 in a Contemporary Box
 
Set in extra fine condition containing a 4d, 3d, 2d and 1d with Victoria shown in Jubilee bust. A very rare set:   
 
SOLD
British, Queen Anne, Silver Shilling, 1708
 
S3611 Third draped bust of Anne, left; the reverse has post union shields in each quarter with plumes in angles. Rarer type, Spink quotes this coin at £90. Bust is a little worn with a better reverse. 'Fine'.
 
SOLD

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