History Coins
History Coins

GIFTS

 Further items you may consider to be gifts are on the Antiquities and VIKINGS pages.

Gold plated 2015 Crown Depicting the Four Ages of Elizabeth II with Platinum ERII

Reverse: Four busts of Elizabeth previously found on her coinage depicting the four ages of the monarch, the union flag behind, legend around LONG TO REIGN OVER US.

 

Gold plated in 24ct with a small platinum insignia ERII to the bottom.

Obverse: Crowned bust of Elizabeth II, right 

Mint condition, supplied in capsule, 39mm.

This coin was issued for Tristan da Cunha when the Queen became the longest reigning monarch in 2015. Only 29,999 were produced by the Commonwealth mint in Bristol. A stunning piece and great present!

 

£75 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Roman Stellate or Flower Plate Brooch with or without Display Case

 

For more details of this beautiful, once enamelled, copper-alloy brooch, please follow this link to the Antiquities page.

'History Through Coin' - A Beginner's Guide for the Novice Coin Collector

Give a gift of history to a special person. Purchase the beginners book to collecting coins, 'History Through Coin' written by History Coins', Rona Cox. The book is softbound and contains over 90 pages. Click on the image for further details.  

 

Visit the Study page to purchase

 

A fantastic present for the beginner!

 

Coins in the image are for illustration purposes only.

Delightful Roman Silver Trumpet Whorl Plate Brooch (Not Wearable)

A delightful 2nd century silver openwork plate brooch with La Tene motifs of trumpets and curls. Pin (corroded as made from iron) present as is catchplate. Not wearable. 46mm, 8.99g 

Prov: Ex TimeLIne Auctions, previously a UK private collection. A superb present!

 

£160 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Roman, Emperor Claudius, Bronze As, Minerva Reverse, Rome Mint,

AD 50-54

 

Obverse: bare headed bust, left, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP P P

 

Ref: RIC 16, S1862

27.5mm, 10.19g

 

Reverse: Minerva advancing right, holding shield and brandishing a javelin, S-C across field

 

An inexpensive way to give a wonderful piece of history!

An alternative higher grade example is on the 'Imperial Page.'

£55 (P&P FREE to UK, otherlocations ask)

Ancient Greek, Bronze Thracian Dolphin Proto-money from Olbia, 437-410BC

 

Your chance to own one of the first forms of coinage. With rare OY, possibly denoting value and eye to obverse. 30mm, 1.84g. Very Fine grade. 

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

Elizabeth I, Silver Shilling, 'A' Mint Mark, Pierced, Sixth Issue, 1582-4

 

 

Obverse: Crowned head of Elizabeth, left. ELIZAB the non-standard legend, normally ELIZABETH, A mint mark

Reverse: Large cross over flat-topped shield of arms, 'A' mint mark, legend around

Grade: Portrait a little weak and ierced, may have been used as an adornment or item of dedication. Slight graffitti on obverse. 31mm, 5.78g

Would make a fantastic present for a history enthusiast for the rarer shilling, often selling for hundreds of pound!

£75 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Elizabeth I, Silver Threepence as an Adornment, 1573

Crowned bust left with rose behind head/ Shield of arms, date above. Attachment loop to top as a lucky charm or to show allegiance. Wearable as a necklace.                     £55 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Roman Knee Fibula (Brooch) Sprung Hinged Pin Complete. A Fantastic Present!

 

From the 2nd century AD Roman Britain. There are three fantastic fibulae in stock, you will be sent one at random. They are all from the collection of the famous Chris Rudd, Celtic specialist. Add a coin or the book, see below.  Av 30mm x 20mm.  (1 left in stock)       

 £27 each (+P&P, non-UK locations please ask first)

Roman Crossbow Fibula (Brooch) Hinged Pin Complete. A Fantastic Present!

 

From the 2nd century AD Roman Britain. There are four fantastic fibulae in stock, you will be sent one at random. They are all from the collection of the famous Chris Rudd, Celtic specialist. Add a coin or the book, see below.  Av 55mm x 40mm.         

 £42 each (+P&P, non-UK locations please ask first)

Beginner's Coin Collecting Set

 

10x plastic coin wallets, x10 plastic slip lock small bags, x9 of three sizes card folders (non-adhesive type), plus archival ink pen with 0.2 fine tip, x10 coin tickets and 20x 21mm magnifying glass.

                         £20 (P&P free to UK)

 

Add the book and/or coins too for a very special present! See below. Additional postage will then apply. 

Roman, Crossbow, Military Fibula (Brooch) Hinged Pin, 4th Century AD

 

From the 4th century AD Roman Britain. This medium sized, bronze fibula with its onion-shaped knops, was popular with the Roman soldier as a rugged and sturdy brooch for military  cloaks. Articulating pin, but very end missing.

 77mm x 40mm x 32h.         

£65 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

Medieval Handshake Ring, 15th-16th Century, Wearable

 

This late medieval ring was used to indicate friendship. It was found, and from, a Dutch collection. As it is wearable, it would make a lovely gift. Interior band diameter 17mm. Suppied in a box.

             £80 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Neolithic North African Knapped Flint Arrowheads, 3rd-2nd Century BC

 

A set of five authentic stone age arrowheads (otherwise known as points) from the Neolithic Saharan regions. Great for a historical gift or study. The points shown are typical and numerous sets are available.                     £10 (P&P FREE)

A Very Special Gift For A Very Special Person, Set of 3 Roman, Tudor or Medieval Coins

 

 

Each special set will contain 3 coins from your selected era. At either Good or Very Good Grade depending on your pocket. All coins are guaranteed to be genuine and not replicas. The ideal gift for the history enthusiast in the family or to nuture your child's sense of history. All sets come with a certificate of authenticity and full coin information.

Please supply:

 

          3 Tudor coins at Good Grade for £65

          3 Tudor coins at Very Good Grade for £90

          3 Roman coins at Good Grade for £70

          3 Roman coins at Very Good grade for £100

          3 Medieval coins at Good Grade for £65

          3 Medieval coins at Very Good Grade for £90

          Add the beginner's guide for only £18

          3 Pot Luck Medieval, Roman & Tudor £60

Postage is FREE to the UK and discounted to international locations.

Coins may be a mixture of bronze and or silver and differing denominations. The coins in the photos are for example only.

I LOVE GREEK or ROMAN COINS - HISTORY COINS MUGS

 

A lovely gift for a lover of ancient coins. Select between the Greek or Roman variety. Postage will be added at checkout. These are limited edition, dishwasher safe and ideal for coffee, tea or pencils! 

ONLY GREEK LEFT IN STOCK      £6 (+P&P £3, UK ONLY)

 

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More fantastic coins are available at our partner site The Hoard, do take a look at their great ceramics and glass too!

 

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