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Charles II, Maundy Set, undated hammered issue with inner circles & mark of value, 4d, 3d, 2d & 1d all with matching blue/gold tone & underlying lustre, VF to EF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 2

Elizabeth I, 2 x Shillings: (1) 2nd issue MM martlet, scratches on bust, bust worn Poor apart from a little detail in crown, o/wise clear legends & mintmark & quite good shield detail Fine; (2) 2nd issue MM martlet, similar to (1) but slight differences in obv. legend (AN:FR instead of ANG:FRA & HIB instead of HI), bust worn Poor o/wise clear legends & good shield detail, toned with underlying lustre GFine or+, together with 2 x sixpences: (1) 1569 MM coronet 3rd/4th issue, intermediate bust, contact marks & waterworn surfaces VG to AFine & (2) 1571 MM castle 3rd/4th issue, intermediate bust, numerous obv. scratches, bust Fair o/wise AFine (all with revs better than obv.)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 3

Charles I, 4 x Shillings: (1) MM tun, no inner circles, bust with double-arched crown, round garnished shield; clipped 5.74g (2) MM tun, smaller 'Aberystwyth' bust with single-arched crown, large X11, square-topped shield over cross moline, 5.78g; (3) MM anchor, larger bust, single-arched crown, large X11, square-topped shield over cross moline, clipped, 5.53g; (4) MM triangle, larger bust with single-arched crown, large X11, square-topped shield over cross moline, 5.86g; all with weaknesses in busts but generally full, clear legends & good shield detail, together with halfgroat MM bell, no inner circles, round shield; generally VG to GFine

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 4

Edward VI, Shilling, facing bust MM tun, light scratches on bust & metal flaw below X11 o/wise full, round flan with good edge & surfaces, attractively toned, bust Fair o/wise VG

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £50
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Lot 5

Edward VI Shilling, facing bust, MM tun, scratches & scrapes across bust, waterworn surfaces & metal flaws, generally clear legends & some bust & shield detail, bust Fair+ o/wise VG, together with Elizabeth I shilling 6th issue MM A, gash & numerous scratches on bust, clear legends & some shield detail, bust Poor o/wise VG+

Estimate: £30-40

Sold: £30
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Lot 6

10 x Cut Halfpennies, short cross & long cross; various moneyers (Henri, Willelm L, Nicole etc), mostly Henry III & also John (moneyer Willelm L) & Edward I, together with 3 x short cross pennies: Richard I (or early John) Willelm on Lvnd, REEX instead of REX in obv. legend, John Ilger on Lvnd, Henry III Elis on Lvnden & 3 x Edward I pennies, London, Canterbury & Durham mints; various grades, generally VG or+

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 7

8 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Edward III halfpenny, London Mint MM cross 2,; Richard II penny, York Episcopal Mint, quatrefoil enclosing pellet in rev. centre, Elizabeth I halfgroat, 6th issue, London Mint, MM crescent & 2 x pennies London Mint ((Mint Marks worn), James I, 2 x halfgroats 1st coinage, (MM worn on both), one with crack from 12 to 6 o'clock, halfgroat 2nd coinage MM mullet, small piercing below obv. crown, together with 2 x foreign hammered silver coins: a continental imitation sterling penny of John the Blind (1309-46), Luxemburg type, no stops, obv .IOANnESDEIGRA, rev. REX BOE ETP OLO & Lithuania half grosz of Alexander I Jagiellon, King of Poland & Grand Duke of Lithuania 1492-1506; generally all low grade and/or damaged

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £70
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Lot 8

5 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Richard I penny Vlard on (Cant), Mary groat rev. VERITAS etc, MM pomegranate, creased & straightened, obv. no portrait detail, rev. better, several digs, portrait Poor o/wise VG+, Elizabeth I sixpence 1602, 7th issue MM 2, quite good portrait, full round flan & clear legends AFine to Fine & Charles I halfcrown MM star Poor/Fair & sixpence MM harp, oval garnished shield with C R at sides, minor flat spots, 2nd quarter of shield flat o/wise Fine, parts better, together with Burgundian Netherlands silver double patard of Charles the Bold (1433-1477), ingrained dirt, 2.77g, AFine

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £120
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Lot 9

The following 36 lots (9 to 44) comprise the first part of a large and valuable collection assembled over the past 50 years by a 'gentleman from London,' a distinguished professional historian and writer. The collection consists almost entirely of English hammered and milled coins and includes a number of rarities, several of which have not appeared on the market for at least ten years. The remaining coins from the collection will be entered in forthcoming Tennants coin auctions.

Cnut of York, Viking Coinage Silver Penny,
York Mint, rev.. EBiAICI CIV around small cross & pellets within beaded circle, obv. C N V T around a patriarchal cross, one letter at the end of each arm, letters of R E X in between; full, round, well struck flan, lightly toned with underlying lustre, VERY RARE virtually EF (ex-Lockett Collection June 1955)

Estimate: £500-600

Sold: £550
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Lot 10

Offa of Mercia Silver Penny, small flan type without portrait; obv. OFFA REX in two lines divided by a line of pellets with a cross at each end; rev. ETHELVALP in two lines divided by a line of pellets with an ornamental cross at each end; scattered pellets both sides; possibly London or Canterbury light issue of 780-792; slightly ragged edge but very clear lettering, GFine for issue, VERY RARE

Estimate: £700-800

Sold: £500
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Lot 11

Alfred the Great Silver Penny, ELFRED REX around small cross pattee, ref. LVDIG MON in two lines, edge chipped (small chip included with lot) & crack from 10 to 2 o'clock, clear legends, Fine, VERY RARE

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 12

Edward the Elder Silver Penny, small cross type with moneyer's name on rev. in two lines; obv. EADWEARD REX around small cross pattee, rev. CIOLVLF MO in two lines separated by three crosses; edge chipped between 8 & 10 o'clock & 2 & 4 o'clock but without affecting legends o/wise AVF

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £140
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Lot 13

Aethelred II, Silver Penny, Ipswich Mint, First Hand type, obv. AETH(E)LRED REX ANGLOX around diademed bust facing right, rev. WALTFERTH M-O GIP around outstretched Hand of Providence with alpha & omega either side; v-shaped edge chip at 2 o'clock reaching to inner circle o/wise good portrait & clear legends with underlying lustre, GVF

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £100
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Lot 14

Aethelred II, Silver Penny, London Mint, Long Cross type; obv. AETHELRAED REX ANGLOX around bare-headed bust facing left, rev. LEOFRED MO LVND around long cross with each limb terminating in three crescents, rev. peck marks o/wise VF to GVF

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £190
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Lot 15

Cnut Silver Penny, Lincoln Mint, short cross type, obv. CNVT RECX around diademed bust facing left, holding sceptre with lis head, rev. voided short cross with circle at centre, SWERTINE ON LIN; full round flan, good portrait & full, clear legends, lightly toned with lustre, VF to GVF

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 16

Cnut Silver Penny, York Mint, Pointed Helmet type, CNVT REX A around helmeted bust facing left & holding sceptre, rev. GRIMOLF MO EO(F)R around short voided cross with annulet centre, broken annulet enclosing a pellet in each angle; small piercing at 12 o'clock at F of EOFR o/wise full, round flan, good portrait & full, clear legends, light golden tone, VF to GVF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 17

Harold I, Silver Penny, Lincoln Mint, fleur-de-lis type, obv. HAROLD REX around diademed & armoured bust facing left & holding sceptre, rev. WVLFBEORN ON LIN around voided long cross with circle at centre, trefoil of pellets in each angle; full, round flan, good portrait & clear legends, lightly toned GVF or+, VERY RARE

Estimate: £700-800

Sold: £800
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Lot 18

Harthacnut, Silver Penny, arm & sceptre type, issued 1040-42AD, Canterbury Mint, moneyer Godsunu (rare moneyer) king's name given as CNUT; obv. CNVT REX around diademed bust facing left with sceptre in left hand, forearm visible across bust, rev. GODSVNV ON CENT around quadrilateral with pellet at each angle & in centre over voided short cross, VERY RARE, VF

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £950
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Lot 19

Edward the Confessor Silver Penny, pointed helmet type, London Mint, obv. EDWER REX around bearded bust facing right & wearing pointed helmet, holding sceptre in right hand, rev. BRVNGAR ON LVNDEN around voided short cross, each arm terminating in three crescents, annulet at centre; edge chip between 7 & 9 o'clock o/wise full, round, well struck flan VF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £110
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Lot 20

Edward the Confessor Silver Penny, hammer cross type, Steyning Mint, obv. EADWARRD RE A around crowned bust facing right with sceptre, rev. DIORMAN ON STENIG around voided short cross, each arm terminating in incurved segment of a circle; small edge chip at 7 o'clock o/wise VF/GVF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 21

Edward the Confessor Silver Penny, facing bust/small cross type, London Mint, obv. EADWARD REX ANG around crowned facing bust, rev. (AELFW)ARD ON LVND around small cross pattee; flat spot below bust & correspondingly at first half of moneyer's name o/wise VF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 22

Harold II Silver Penny, PAX type, York Mint; obv. HAROLD REX ANGLO around profile crowned bust with sceptre, rev. PAX in centre between two lines, moneyer SVTERE ON EOFER; small v-shaped edge chip at 12 o'clock & larger chip between 7 & 8 o'clock, stable crack between 7 & 12 o'clock; quite good portrait & mostly clear legends, VERY RARE, Fine to GFine

Estimate: £700-800

Sold: £550
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Lot 23

William I Silver Penny, bonnet type, York Mint, obv. PILLEMV REX around crowned & diademed facing bust, rev. OUTHGRIM ON EOFE around voided cross with annulet & pellet at centre, each arm of cross ends in a pellet between two crescents; full, round flan VF

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £700
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Lot 24

William I Silver Penny, PAXS type, Winchester or possibly Winchcombe Mint; obv. PILLEM REX around facing crowned bust with sceptre, rev. GODPINE ON PINCL/PIN around cross pattee, an annulet in each angle containing one letter of PAXS; full, round flan, VF to GVF

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 25

William II Silver Penny, voided cross type, obv. facing crowned bust between two stars, rev. voided cross pattee with annulet centre over cross with each arm terminating in an annulet; flat spots in obv. & rev. legends, uncertain Mint & moneyer o/wise Fine

Estimate: £350-450

Sold: £850
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Lot 26

Henry I Silver Penny, pellets in quatrefoil type, Canterbury Mint, obv. facing crowned bust with sceptre, legends flat, rev. (C)AENTRA, (uncertain moneyer's name) around quatrefoil with three pellets in each limb & star in centre, lis in each angle; creased across centre & legends mostly flat, some bust detail VG

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £80
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Lot 27

Henry I Silver Penny, pellets in quatrefoil type, mint name flat, obv. facing crowned bust with sceptre, legends not struck up between 4 & 11 o'clock & correspondingly on rev., rev. SAGRIM O(N)? (probably Shaftsbury) around quatrefoil with three pellets in each limb & star in centre, lis in each angle; good detail in struck-up half of coin, AFine

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 28

Stephen Silver Penny, cross Moline ('Watford') type, moneyer RODBERT, uncertain mint; obv. (ST)IEFNE R, crowned profile bust with sceptre, rev. RODBERT O(N) ?, around inner beaded circle containing cross Moline with fleur in each angle; struck off-centre hence parts of legend missing o/wise AVF for issue

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £200
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Lot 29

Stephen Silver Penny, cross Moline ('Watford') type, Warwick Mint, obv. legends flat, crowned profile bust with sceptre, rev. EVERARD (rest of legend flat) around inner beaded circle containing cross Moline with fleur in each angle, Fair/VG

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £800
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Lot 30

Henry II, 2 x 'Tealby' Cross-and-Crosslets Silver Pennies, one on irregular flan, probably type A, from the Norwich hoard, obv. crown & REX ANG visible, rev. ON NOR around large cross potent with small cross potent in each angle, VG for issue, other with almost full portrait but both obv & rev legends completely flat, portrait & cross potent VG, remainder Poor

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 31

Henry II, 3 x Short Cross Silver Pennies: (1) London Mint, RAVL ON LVNDE AFine, (2) London Mint, WILLEM ON LVND, square M, clipped, VG to AFine (3) London Mint, ? ON LVND, cracked across centre Poor/VG

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £60
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Lot 32

Richard I, 2 x Silver Pennies: (1) Canterbury Mint, REINAVD ON CV, portrait weak but 5 pearls to crown visible, good rev. & clear legends both sides, portrait Poor o/wise Fine to AVF & (2) Canterbury Mint, REINALD ON CA, portrait weak, legends better VG

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £70
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Lot 33

Richard I, as Duke of Aquitaine (1172 - 1189), Silver Denier, Bordeaux Mint, obv. AGVITANIE around beaded inner circle enclosing cross pattee, rev. RICA/RDVS in two lines, small cross pattee above, omega-shaped symbol below; slight weakness in centre both sides o/wise Fine to GFine

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 34

John, 2 x Silver Pennies, (1) Canterbury Mint, obv. bust with circular pelleted curls, normal S, rev. MM cross pattee, HUE ON CANTE & (2) London Mint, obv. tall lettering & bust with long rectangular face, rev. WALTER ON LV; Fine to GFine; both with good portrait detail

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £80
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Lot 35

Ireland, John Silver Penny, Third ('REX') coinage (1207-1211), Dublin Mint; obv. IOHA/NNES/REX around sides of triangle enclosing crowned bust of king holding sceptre, rev. ROBERD ON DIVE around sun, moon & three stars in a triangle, AVF

Estimate: £40-50

Sold: £80
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Lot 36

Henry III, 4 x Long Cross Silver Pennies: (1) Canterbury Mint, GILBERT ON CAN (S1362A class 3a2);; (2) London Mint, HENRI ON LVNDE, obv. crown with end pellets (S1368A, class 5b2); (3) London Mint, WALTER ON LVND (S1369, class 5c); (4) Canterbury Mint, ROBE(RT) ON CANT,, flat spots in legends (S1373, class 5g); all with good portrait detail & generally clear legends; Fine to AVF

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 37

Ireland, Edward I, 2 x Silver Pennies, both Dublin Mint, 2nd coinage (1279-1302); obv. EDWR/ANGLD/NSHYB around sides of triangle enclosing crowned bust of king, pellet below bust; one with pellet before EDWR; rev. CIVITAS DVBLINIE around long cross with three pellets in each quarter; both with minor weak spots in legends, AFine

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £60
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Lot 38

Anglo-Gallic, Edward The Black Prince, Silver Sterling, Limoges Mint, obv. ED PO GNS REG ANG around half-length bearded bust facing right & holding sword over right shoulder, index finger of left hand raised in benediction, two pellets before legend, rosette stops; rev. PRI CPS AQV TAC around long cross to outer beaded circle, three pellets in each quarter of inner beaded circle, single pellet before legend; 1.09g, GFine or+, RARE

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 39

Anglo-Gallic, Henry IV Hardi d'Argent, obv. ENRIC R ANGLIE around facing half-length bust of crowned king seated beneath a canopy & holding a sword in his right hand, index finger of left hand pointing towards tip of sword; rev. FRA CIE (DNS AQI), rosette after CIE & before FRA, long cross with leopards & lis in alternate quarters; small edge striking crack at 7 o'clock, rev. weaker than obv, 0.76g, Fine/AVG

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £50
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Lot 40

Anglo-Gallic, Henry V Niquet (double tournois or 'leopard'), circa 1421, base silver, 1.8g; obv. lis over crowned leopard passant, most of legend (REX ANGL HERES FRANC) worn or missing, rev. cross pattee with lis in angles & h in centre, single pellet below first letter of legend (SIT) NO(ME DNI) BENEDICTV, only a few letters of legends visible o/wise Fine to GFine for issue

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £60
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Lot 41

Edward IV, 2 x Silver Groats: (1) First reign, light coinage, London Mint MM crown, obv. quatrefoils at neck, rev. no eye after TAS; full, round flan & clear legends both sides, good weight 3.04g (46.8 grains), attractive blue/gold tone; portrait Fine, remainder GFine to AVF, (2) Second reign, London Mint MM (pierced) cross with pellet in lower left quarter on rev. & lower right quarter on obv, obv. saltire stops, rev. rose after DEVM; clipped, wt 2.57g (39.2 grains), parts of outer legend missing but good portrait & clear legends where not clipped AVF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 42

Henry VI Halfgroat, annulet issue, Calais Mint, MM pierced cross; annulets at neck & in two quarters of rev. flat spots in legends both sides, good portrait, 1.75g, overall Fine/AFine & Edward III halfgroat, London Mint, MM crown (obv) & cross 3 (rev), Lombardic M, closed C & E, annulet stops; edge chip between 9 & 11 o'clock reaching to inner circle, contact marks, Fine

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £30
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Lot 43

10 x Silver Pennies comprising: Edward I, 2 x London Mint, Edward II, Durham Mint & Canterbury Mint, generally AFine to Fine, Richard II, 4 x pennies York Mint, a couple clipped, generally worn Fair to VG, Henry V York Mint, mullet & whole annulet by crown, quatrefoil in rev. centre, clipped VG; Edward IV York Mint, Archbishop Rotherham G & key by neck, clipped Fair to VG, together with Richard II halfpenny, London Mint, Lombardic N, flat spots in legends, quite good portrait Fine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 44

Anglo-Saxon, 2 x Copper Alloy Stycas: Aethelred II, first reign (841-843AD), moneyer Eanred, obv. EÐILRED REX around central cross with pellet in one quarter, rev. EANRED around annulet & pellet, some original lustre VF & Archbishop Wigmund (Archbishop of York 837-854AD), moneyer Ethelhelm; obv. VIGMVND around small central cross, rev. EÐELHELM around small central cross; VF/AVF, both with clear legends both sides

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £80
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Lot 45

Roman Republic, 3 x Silver Denarii comprising: (1) C. Scribonius (154BC), obv. helmeted head of Roma, X behind, rev. Dioscuri galloping right, C.SCR below horses, ROMA in ex; filing marks along part of edge & minor obv. contact marks, 3.3g, VF (2) C. Maianius (153BC), obv. helmeted head of Roma, X behind, rev. winged Victory in biga C.MAIANI below (MA & AN as monograms), ROMA in ex. filing marks & test cuts on part of edge, some edge corrosion, 3.6g, GFine & (3) anonymous (circa 180BC) obv. helmeted head of Roma, X behind, rev. Dioscuri galloping right, ROMA in ex., no symbol or monogram below horses, 3.4g, AVF

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 46

Peru, Silver 2 Reales 1732, Colonial Cob Coinage, 6.5g, Lima Mint, obv. cross of Jerusalem, lions & castles in quarters (2 quarters with good detail), rev. pillars, PLVS ULTRA & date; peripheral wear but good detail in centres; better than Fine for issue

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £40
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Lot 47

Roman Imperial, 15 x Silver Denarii (14 x different emperors) comprising: Geta (as Caesar) rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes holding flower & lifting skirt; Trajan rev. COS V PP SPQR OPTIMO PRINC Roma standing left holding Victory; Domitian IMP IIII COS XII CENS PPP Minerva holding spear; Clodius Albinus rev. FELICITAS COS II, Felicitas holding caduceus & sceptre, rare; Septimius Severus rev. P M TR P XV COS III P P Victory inscribing shield attached to palm-tree; Antoninus Pius rev. COS IIII Fortuna holding cornucopia & rudder, Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar) TR POT II COS II Minerva holding spear & shield; Caracalla rev. PART MAX PONT TR P IIII two captives seated either side of trophy; Hadrian rev. P M TRP COS III winged Victory holding trophy , Macrinus rev. IOVI CONSERVATORI Jupiter holding thunderbolt & sceptre, Maximinus I, rev. VICTORIA GERM Victory standing left, German captive at feet; Maximinus I, rev. PROVIDENTIA AVG Providentia holding cornucopia & standing over globe; Elagabalus rev. P M TR P IIII COS III P P Elagabalus sacrificing over altar Gordian III rev. P M TR P III COS II P P Gordian holding spear & globe & Severus Alexander rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes holding flower & lifting skirt; all higher grades, majority VF to EF or+

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £550
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Lot 48

Roman Imperial, 18 x Antoniniani (Silver & Billon) (17 x different emperors): Volusian silver, rev. P M TR P IIII COS II Volusian sacrificing over altar, Quintillus billon, rev. CONCO EXER; 2 x Carus both billon, same rev. PAX EXERCITI, Florianus billon rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM, Probus billon, remnants of silvering, ADVENTVS AVG Victorinus, billon, rev. SALVS AVG, Postumus billon, traces of silvering, rev. ORIENS AVG, Philip I silver, rev. ANNONA AVG, Tetricus II billon, rev. SPES AVGG, Tacitus billon, rev. PROVIDE AVG, Claudius Gothicus billon, rev. AEQVITAS AVG, Philip II (as Caesar) silver, rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Aurelian billon, rev. ORIENS AVG, Numerian billon, traces of silvering, rev. PRINCIPI (IVVENTVT), Diocletian billon, traces of silvering rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM Trajan Decius silver, rev. GENIVS EXERC ILLVRICIANI & Gallienus billon, rev. DIANAE CONS AVG; all higher grades & most with very good portraits

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 49

Roman Imperial, 11 x Silver & Copper Coins comprising: 3 x silver siliquae: Gratian (367-383AD) rev. VRBS ROMA Roma seated on throne holding Victory & sceptre, Valens (364-378AD) rev. VRBS ROMA Roma seated holding Victory & ornate sceptre & Julian II (360-363AD) rev. VOTIS/V.MVLTIS/X in laurel wreath, struck slightly off centre; all high grade, attractively toned AEF or+, together with 8 x miscellaneous copper coins: Constantine I , AE3 rev. VICTORIAE LAETAE (PRINC PERP) obv. corrosion, Tetricus I, billon antoninianus rev. LAETITIA AVG N good portrait but rev. weak, Licinius billon follis, rev. SOLI INVICTO COMITI, star in field to left, Maximinus II, billon follis rev. GENIO POP ROM Genius holding patera & cornucopia, T F across field; Constantius II, 2 x low grade AE4 & 2 x Alexandrian tetradrachms, one possibly Valerian (found by a soldier in the Western Desert in WWII), other unidentified; generally VG to GFine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £180
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Lot 50

8 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Edward I penny Bristol Mint, rev. VILLA BRISTOLLIE, holed at 12 o'clock o/wise AFine & farthing London Mint, obv. EDWARDVS REX, rev. CIVITAS LONDON, irregular edge between 11 & 1 o'clock o/wise AFine; Henry VII halfgroat, Canterbury Mint, obv. bust with double-arched crown within tressure, legends clipped or illegible, rev. outer legend clipped off o/wise Fine; Elizabeth I sixpence 1567 MM coronet, no portrait detail, rev. better, bust Poor o/wise VG to AFine, halfgroat London Mint, MM bell, flan crimped, portrait weak Fair to VG & halfgroat London Mint MM? Poor/VG; Charles I, 2 x shillings MM Star bust Poor o/wise Fine & MM sun? clipped, bust Poor o/wise VG, both with square-topped shield

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £90
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