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Elizabeth I Shilling second issue, ET instead of Z, MM cross crosslet, bust 3C; full, round flan with full, clear legends, minor marks in obv field & in first quarter of rev. o/wise good edge & surfaces, good portrait detail GFine or+, together with James I shilling second coinage, third bust, MM rose; obv metal flaws & uneven edge in parts; most of legends clear & quite good detail in bust & shield, Fine

Estimate: £100-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 2

Charles I, 2 x Shillings: (1) MM triangle in circle; obv. sixth large 'Briot's' bust with stellate lace collar & double-arched crown, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline; irregular flan but very good portrait detail & good shield detail VF & (2) MM portcullis, obv. fourth bust with falling lace collar, rev. oval shield with C R at sides, clipped between 1 & 6 o'clock o/wise Fine

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 3

Roman Imperial, 6 x Silver Denarii comprising: Augustus rev. C L CAESARES AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, Gaius & Lucius Caesars standing facing, shields & spears between them, small dig in obv field; Tiberius rev. PONTIF MAXIM, seated female figure (Livia?) holding sceptre & branch; Nero rev. SALVS, Salus enthroned holding patera; Vespasian rev. IOVIS CVSTOS, standing figure of Jupiter holding sceptre & sacrificing over altar; Titus rev. COS (VI) Mars standing left holding spear & trophy & Domitian rev. IMP XXII COS XVI CENS P P P, Minerva advancing right holding spear & shield; all with good portrait detail VF to GVF

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £550
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Lot 4

6 x Miscellaneous English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Henry II penny, York Mint, moneyer Efrard, probably class 1b; flat spots in legends, scratches both sides VG; Edward I penny, Canterbury Mint, pitted surfaces VG; Mary groat MM pomegranate Poor/VG; Philip & Mary groat MM lis, some portrait detail VG/Fine; Elizabeth I sixpence, sixth issue MM crescent, obv. ELIZAB, rev. date worn Fair/Poor & halfgroat sixth issue, London Mint, MM woolpack, bust Fair o/wise AFine, together with Ireland James I shilling, second coinage MM martlet, AFine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 5

Roman Imperial: 45 x Silver, Billon & Bronze coins Coins comprising: 5 x silver denarii: Diva Faustina (Senior), rev. AVGVSTA, Ceres holding long torch Fine/VG; Septimius Severus rev. P M TR P (XII COS III P P) Genius sacrificing over altar; Caracalla rev. FELICITAS AVGG Felicitas standing left holding caduceus & cornucopia; Severus Alexander rev. P M TR P II COS P P Mars standing left holding spear & olive branch AFine & Maximinus I, rev. PAX AVGVSTI Pax standing left holding olive branch & sceptre; Augustus dupondius rev. AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC. POTEST (barely legible) in wreath of oak leaves, obv. AAAF (rest of legend worn) round large SC ; Hadrian as rev. PIE.AVG (across field) PONT MAX TR POT COS 111 S C, Pietas standing left before altar; Valentinian silver siliqua rev. RESTITVTOR REIP Valentinian holding labarum & Victory, in ex. SLVG Fine; antoniniani of Tacitus & Carausius, centenionalis of Magnentius Fine/VG & a further 32 x bronzes (detector finds), mostly AE3 & AE4, various emperors: Licinius, Gratian, Constantius, Constantine, Vespasian etc, generally all low grade Poor to VG unless o/wise graded although majority identifiable; lot also includes Osberht King of Northumbria 849-867AD copper alloy styca, moneyer possibly Viniberht VG;

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 6

Roman Imperial, 32 x Silver, Billon & Bronze Coins including: 6 x silver denarii: Vespasian (S2305), Trajan (S3120), Septimius Severus (S6331), Julia Domna (S6614), Caracalla as Caesar under Septimius Severus (S6672) & Severus Alexander (S7870); 3 x silver antoniniani: Gordian III (S8603), Philip I (S8972) & Trebonianus Gallus (S9623); 9 x billon antoniniani including Salonina, Diocletian, Victorinus, Probus, Maximianus & Aurelian; 4 x centenionales: Crispus, Licinius, Valentinian I & Valens, 2 x bronze half centenionales: Arcadius & Theodosius 1, reduced maiorina Constantius II & various other small bronzes of Constantine I, Julian II etc; various grades, generally Fine or+ (References: 'Roman Coins & Their Values' Sear Vols 1 - 3, 2002 - 2005)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 7

Roman Imperial, Theodosius II (AD402 - 450) Gold Solidus; obv. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG around helmeted & cuirassed bust holding spear & shield, rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Z(officina mark) around Constantinopolis seated facing, holding sceptre & Victory on globe, star in field, CONOB in ex., 4.38g, very good edge & surfaces, well struck & fully detailed obv & rev, virtually EF

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £320
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Lot 8

Henry VIII Gold Crown of the Double Rose, posthumous coinage (struck during the reign of Edward VI) MM arrow, Roman lettering; obv. HENRIC 8 RVTILA ROSA SIN SPI, crowned double rose dividing crowned H & R, rev. DEI GRA AGL FRAN Z HIB REX, crowned shield dividing crowned H & R; flat spots in legends o/wise AVF to VF

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £900
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Lot 9

Roman Imperial: Theodosius II (AD402 - 450) Gold Solidus: D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG around helmeted & cuirassed bust holding spear & shield, rev. VOT XX MVLT XXX followed by I (officina mark) winged Victory standing left holding long jewelled cross, star to left of Victory's head, CONOB in ex. obv. lower facial features weak o/wise fully detailed, rev. small digs below CONOB, VF to GVF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £280
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Lot 10

Roman Imperial: Sextus Pompey (Younger Son of Pompey the Great) Silver Denarius: obv. (MAG PIVS IMP ITER) bare head of Pompey the Great between jug & lituus (a short curved ceremonial staff), rev. Neptune, foot resting on prow of ship, standing between the Catanaean brothers Anapias & Amphinomus (two brothers who, according to myth, carried their parents to safety from Catania, Sicily, during an eruption of Mount Etna), (PRAEF) above, CLAS ET OR(AE) MARIT EX S C in ex; struck off-centre on a small flan, obv legend missing & part of upper half of rev o/wise RARE AFine/Fine (ex-Mildenhall hoard)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £110
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Lot 11

Roman Imperial: Julius Caesar Silver Denarius: obv. beaded circle around elephant trampling on dragon, CAESAR in ex, rev. emblems of the Pontificate (sprinkler, axe, long-handled ladle & priestly headdress), all within beaded circle, no legend; obv. struck off-centre o/wise good detail, lustrous AVF to VF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 12

Roman Imperial: Brutus Silver Quinarius; obv. LEIBERTAS diademed head of Libertas within beaded circle, rev. anchor & ship's prow within beaded circle, no legend; light scratches both sides o/wise AVF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 13

Roman Imperial: Otho Silver Denarius: obv. IMP M OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P around bare head, rev. VICTORIA OTHONIS winged Victory alighting right holding wreath & palm branch; good edge & surfaces, lightly toned with underlying lustre, VERY RARE, GVF

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £320
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Lot 14

Roman Imperial, 10 x Silver Denarii comprising:; Domitian (as Augustus) rev. IMP XXI COS XV CENS P P P Minerva standing on galley brandishing javelin & holding shield; Nerva rev. CONCORDIA EXERCITVVM clasped hands holding legionary eagle; Trajan rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Spes advancing left holding flower; Hadrian rev. COS III Neptune with one foot on prow, holding dolphin & sceptre; Sabina rev. CONCORDIA AVG Concordia enthroned & holding patera; Antoninus Pius rev. GENIO SENATVS Genius of the Senate holding branch & short sceptre; Lucius Verus rev. TR P VIII IMP IIII COS III Aequitas holding scales & cornucopia; Septimius Severus rev P M TR P XVIII COS III P P Jupiter standing between two children & holding thunderbolt & sceptre; Geta (as Caesar) rev. PROVID DEORVM Providentia holding rod & sceptre, globe at feet;; Elagabalus rev. P M TR P V COS IIII P P Elagabalus sacrificing over altar; majority high grades with very good portraits VF to EF

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 15

Roman Imperial, 10 x Silver & Billon Antoniniani comprising: Gordian III rev. CONCORDIA AVG Concordia seated holding patera & cornucopia; Philip II rev. AEQVITAS AVGG Aequitas standing left holding scales & cornucopia; Trajan Decius rev. ADVENTVS AVG Trajan Decius on horseback; Herennia Etruscilla rev. PVDICITIA AVG Pudicitia drawing veil from face & holding sceptre; Herennius Etruscus rev. PIETAS AVGVSTORVM emblems of the Priestly Colleges (sprinkler, patera etc); Trebonianus Gallus rev. FELICITAS PVBL Felicitas holding caduceus & cornucopia; Volusian rev. FELICITAS PVBL Felicitas holding caduceus & cornucopia; Valerian I (billon) rev. VIRTVS AVGG Valerian & Gallienus standing facing, Valerian holding sceptre & globe & Gallienus holding Victory & spear; Valerian Junior (billon) rev. IOVI CRESCENTI infant Jupiter seated on a goat; Numerian (billon) rev. PROVIDENT AVGG providential standing left holding cornucopia & corn-ears, modius at her feet, XXI in ex; all with good portraits, generally VF or+

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £120
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Lot 16

Roman Imperial, 6 x Copper Asses comprising: Nero rev. PACE P R VBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT S C around Temple of Janus with closed door; Divus Augustus (issue of Tiberius) obv. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER around radiate head of Augustus, rev. Livia seated, large S C; Drusus rev. PONTIF TRIBVN PO(TEST ITER) around large S C, bust Fair o/wise VG ; Caligula rev. VESTA S C Vesta seated holding patera & sceptre; Germanicus (issue of Caligula) rev. C CA(ESAR AVG) GERMANICVS PON M TR POT around large S C, rev. struck off-centre, obv metal flaw on bust; Claudius rev. S C, Minerva advancing holding shield & brandishing spear, together with 2 x Provincial brass dupondii: Augustus & Agrippa obv. IMP DIVI F around back-to-back heads of Augustus & Agrippa, rev. COL NEM & crocodile chained to palm, Nemausus Mint (present-day Nîmes) & Tiberius rev. PONT MAXIM COS III IMP VII TR POT XII around winged caduceus between crossed cornucopiae, Commagene Mint (Asia Minor); various grades, generally AFine to GFine unless o/wise graded

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 17

Roman Imperial: 3 x Silver Siliquae comprising: Julian II ('The Apostate') as Augustus (AD 360-363) obv. FL CL IVLIANVS PP AVG around diademed & cuirassed bust, rev. VOTIS V MVLTIS X in 4 lines within wreath, LVG in ex. (Lugdunum Mint - present-day Lyons); Valens (AD 364 -378) rev. RESTITVTOR REI P, Valens standing facing & holding Victory on globe & labarum, LVG (preceded by officina mark P) in ex. & Magnus Maximus (AD 383 - 388) rev. VIRTVS ROMANORVM helmeted figure of Roma enthroned holding globe & sceptre, TRPS in ex; all high grade GVF or+

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 18

Roman Imperial: Diadumenian Silver Denarius, as Caesar under Macrinus (AD 217 - 218); obv. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES around bare-headed & draped bust, rev. PRINC IVVENTVTIS around standing figure of Diadumenian holding baton & sceptre, two standards set in ground to right; good edge & surfaces, fully detailed, only issued May - June 217AD, RARE virtually EF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 19

Roman Imperial: Clodius Albinus Silver Denarius, as Caesar under Septimius Severus (AD 193 - 195); obv. D CL SEPT ALBIN CAES around bare head, rev. ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated holding Palladium & spear, shield at side; good portrait, RARE VF

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 20

Roman Imperial: Galba Silver Denarius, obv. IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG P M around laureate head, rev. DIVA AVGVSTA around standing figure of Livia holding patera & sceptre; thin striking crack from 12 o'clock to centre of coin o/wise RARE Fine

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 21

Roman Imperial; A Collection of 45 x Silver, Copper & Bronze Coins comprising: 8 x silver denarii:
Vespasian (S2317), Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar) scratches both sides (S4782), Faustina Junior, under Marcus Aurelius (S5249), Lucilla (S5490), Commodus (S5674), Julia Domna (S6614), Caracalla (S6895) & Macrinus (S7342) generally Fine to VF (Julia Domna); silver antoninianus Philip II (S9277) VF; silver siliqua Gratian, TRPS in ex. followed by dot, edge striking crack at 11 o'clock (S19964); 10 x billon antoniniani, all different Emperors & including Macrianus (S10803), Florianus ((S11852), Carausius (S13664) & Allectus (S13818); 3 x sestertii: Sabina (S3933), Severus Alexander (S7974) & Trebonianus Gallus (S9678?); brass dupondius Trajan (S3225); copper as Hadrian, rev. the first representation of Britannia on Roman coinage, rare but corroded surfaces (S3676) & 20 bronzes of various denominations - including folles of Diocletian, Licinius & Severus II, maiorinae including Constantius Gallus, Magnentius, Aelia Flaccilla & Constantius II Augustus, centenionales including Fausta & Delmatius, a half centenionalis of Honorius & other bronzes; various grades, majority Fine or+ (references: 'Roman Coins & Their Values' Sear, Vols I to V, 2002 - 2014))

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £300
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Lot 22

Roman Imperial, 2 x Silver Denarii comprising: Mark Antony 'legionary' denarius, obv. ANT AVG III VIR R P C around galley, rev. LEG XI, legionary eagle between two standards, blue/gold tone with underlying lustre VF & Augustus obv. CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER (PATRIAE) around bust, rev. C L CAESARES AVGVSTI F COS (DESIG PRINC) IVVENT, Gaius & Lucius Caesars standing facing, shield & spears between them, AFine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £180
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Lot 23

Roman Imperial, Trajan Silver Denarius: obv. laureate & draped bust, rev. COS VI P P S P Q R, Trajan's Column surmounted by statue of the Emperor holding sceptre & patera; the column with its spiral bas relief & two eagles at its base stands on a square plinth with entrance door clearly visible; attractively toned with very good portrait & column detail, GVF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 24

Roman Imperial, 8 x Silver Denarii comprising: Hadrian rev. IVSTITIA in ex, (similar to S3501), Hadrian (S3513), Diva Faustina Senior (S4591), Plautilla well struck EF ((S7065), Julia Maesa AFine/VG (S7765), Severus Alexander (S7927), Julia Mamaea AEF (S8212) & Gordianus III (S8617), together with 2 x billon antoniniani: Saloninus (S10775) & Carus (S12175), generally GFine to VF+ unless o/wise graded (references: 'Roman Coins & Their Values' Sear, Vol II 2002 & Vol III 2005)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £170
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Lot 25

Roman Imperial, a Collection of 28 x Billon, Brass & Bronze Coins comprising: 8 x billon antoniniani: Salonina (S10640), Victorinus (S11185), Tetricus I (S11243), Tetricus II (S11289), Quintillus rev. (GENIO) AVG Genius standing left holding patera & cornucopia, Milan Mint, Vabalathus joint coinage with Aurelian (S11718), Tacitus (S11817) & Probus EF/VF (S11994); 4 x brass sestertii: Hadrian (S3596), Aelius (S3986), Marcus Aurelius (S4978) & Maximinus (S8339) & a bronze sestertius of Hostilian (S9573); 3 x dupondii: Faustina Senior (S4637), Crispina (S6018) & Maximus (S8413), copper as: Antoninus Pius corroded surfaces (S4321), billon tetradrachm: Nero Alexandrian coinage, obv. radiate head of Nero, rev. draped bust of Nero's wife Poppaea (S2002); billon follis: Constantine I (S15521), 3 x maiorinae: Valentinian II (S20257) , Arcadius (S20792) & Magnentius rev. Christogram, legends worn, (similar to S18783); half maiorina: Vetranio (S18907), 2 x centenionales: Crispus (S16734) & Valentinian I (S19406); 2 x reduced centenionales: Constans II rev. GLORIA EXERCITVS & Constantius II (S17700) & a bronze nummus of Leo I (similar to S21447); several scarce issues, various grades, generally VG or+ (references: 'Roman Coins & Their Values' Sear, Vols 1 to V, 2000 - 2014)

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £200
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Lot 26

Roman Imperial, 2 x Sestertii comprising: Titus (as Augustus) obv. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII around laureate head of Titus, rev. S C standing figure of Spes holding flower; surface pitting, faint scratches on rev & small edge nick at 6 o'clock o/wise VG to AFine & Pupienus (22 April - 29 July AD 238), obv. IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG around laureate bust, rev. (LIBERALIT)AS AVGVSTORVM S C Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus & cornucopia; struck on a small flan, RARE VG

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 27

Roman Imperial: Nero, Gold Aureus: obv. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS around laureate bust, rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter seated holding thunderbolt & sceptre; 7.17g, Fine/AFine

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £800
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Lot 28

Roman Imperial: Valentinian I (AD364 - 375) Gold Solidus: obv. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG pearl diadem & cuirassed bust, rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE standing figure of Valentinian holding labarum & Victory on globe crowning emperor with a wreath, ANT S (Antioch Mint) in ex. (no stars or dots around mint mark); hairlines & light scratches both sides, 3.97g, AVF/Fine

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 29

Edward III Gold Quarter Noble, Treaty Period (1361-1369), London Mint, MM cross 3; obv. EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL around royal arms in tressure, rev. EXALTABITVR IN GLORIA, lis in centre of rev cross, saltire stops; slightly creased o/wise VF or+

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £420
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Lot 30

Henry VII Gold Angel, London Mint, MM cross crosslet, obv. HENRIC DI GRA REX AGLIE Z FRA, crook-shaped abbreviation after HENRIC, winged nimbate figure of St Michael dressed in armour & spearing dragon, rev. PER CRVCE TVA SALVA NOS XPC RED around a ship with royal arms in centre & mast above, H & rose divided by mast; full, round flan, GVF or+

Estimate: £1500-2000

Sold: £1300
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Lot 31

Elizabeth I Gold Half Pound, London Mint, MM cross crosslet; obv. ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA around young crowned bust within beaded inner circle, rev. SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM around crowned royal shield, E R divided by shield ('E' weakly struck); a few faint hairlines o/wise very good edge & surfaces, no flat spots in legends & almost perfectly round flan; very attractive, RARE GVF to AEF

Estimate: £4000-5000

Sold: £6500
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Lot 32

Charles I, Gold Double-Crown, Tower Mint under King, MM Cross Calvary (1625-26); obv. CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HI REX around crowned second bust of king wearing a ruff, X behind king's head, rev. CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROTEGIT around crowned square-topped shield; good edge & surfaces, full, clear legends & full, round flan, VF or+

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £1400
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Lot 33

Charles I, Crown, Tower Mint under King, MM portcullis (1633-34); third horseman, horse without caparisons, king with upright sword, rev. oval shield without C R , plume above shield; small punch mark resembling a letter M below horse just within & touching beaded circle; full, round flan & full clear legends, very good shield detail; king & horse AFine o/wise VF or+

Estimate: £500-600

Sold: £650
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Lot 34

Edward VI Halfcrown 1552, fine silver issue, MM tun; obv. EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX around king with sword over his right shoulder riding galloping horse without plume; rev. POSVI DEVM etc around long cross fourchée over royal shield; deliberate light scratches/graffiti both sides o/wise full, round flan with full, clear legends, lightly toned with underlying lustre, Fine to GFine

Estimate: £450-550

Sold: £380
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Lot 35

Charles I, York Mint Halfcrown, MM lion; obv. no groundline, tall horse with mane in front of chest & tail between legs, EBOR below; rev. crowned oval shield with lion's skin garniture, no C R or floral spray; struck slightly off-centre but full, round flan; some very light obv pitting o/wise good edge & surfaces, attractively toned, well struck VF/GVF or+

Estimate: £600-700

Sold: £700
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Lot 36

Edward VI Shilling, facing bust fine silver issue (1551-53), MM Y; full, round flan with generally good edge & surfaces, full, clear legends & very good portrait detail, attractively toned with traces of original lustre, VF to GVF

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £300
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Lot 37

Philip & Mary Shilling 1554, facing busts, full titles, mark of value (X II) on rev divided by crown; date not struck up (apart from second '5'), some portrait detail, flat spots in legends & parts of rev shield, a few faint hairline scratches on obv, VG to AFine

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £320
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Lot 38

Scotland, Mary Queen of Scots Silver Testoon 1558, Crown over Royal Shield issue (1556-58); obv. MARIA DEI G SCOTOR REGINA 1558 around crowned shield dividing M R, rev. IN VIRTVTE TVA LIBERA ME 1558 with small crown at beginning of legend, large cross potent with small cross in each quarter; full, round flan & full, clear legends, trivial contact marks AVF/VF

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 39

Scotland, James VI Silver Half Merk 1577, second silver coinage (1572-80), obv. IACOBVS 6 DEI GRATIA REX SCOTORVM, crowned royal shield dividing '6' & '8' ('six shillings & eight pence'), rev. SALVVM FAC POPVLVM TVVM DNE 1557 around ornate cross with thistles & crowns in alternate angles; full, round flan, good edge & surfaces & full, clear legends, GFine to AVF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £180
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Lot 40

Charles I, Newark Besieged Silver Shilling 1645, obv. large double-arched crown dividing C R , value XII below, rev. OBS NEWARKE 1645 in three lines; diamond-shaped flan with beaded borders both sides, struck en médaille; 5.75g, pierced at 12 o'clock; contact marks & light scratches o/wise VF

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £750
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Lot 41

Henry V Groat, London Mint, MM pierced cross, mullet on right shoulder, saltire stops; good edge & surfaces with traces of original lustre, full, clear legends, facial features weak o/wise AVF/VF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 42

Richard III Groat, London Mint, MM halved sun & rose, pellet below bust; flat spots in legends (including obv MM & king's name - RIC(AR)D, rev struck slightly off-centre & parts of lettering double-struck o/wise quite good portrait & clear MM on rev, good lustre, RARE, GFine or+

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £850
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Lot 43

Henry VIII Groat, London Mint, MM rose, Lombardic lettering; obv. HENRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FRA around profile bust with large square face & Roman nose (Laker bust D), rev. POSVI DEV etc long cross fourchée over royal shield, saltire stops & saltires in cross ends; striations in field around bust o/wise good edge & surfaces AVF or+

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 44

Henry VIII Groat, Tower Mint, third coinage (1544-47), MM lis, obv. HENRIC 8 D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX around facing bust 1, rev. POSVI DEVM etc, long cross fourchée over royal shield, annulets in cross ends; some surface deposits & verdigris in legends, good portrait, GFine to AVF for issue

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 45

Ireland, Henry VIII 'Harp' Groat, first coinage (1534-40), MM crown; obv. HENRIC VIII D G R AGLIE Z around long cross fourchée over crowned arms, rev. FRANCE DOMINVS HIBERNIE around large crowned harp dividing H & I (Henry & Jane Seymour); full, round flan VF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 46

Mary Groat, London Mint, MM pomegranate; obv. MARIA D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI around crowned bust (MM after MARIA), rev. VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA around long cross fourchée over royal shield; obv scratches & small digs in field behind bust, toned AVF/VF

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 47

Henry VI Groat, rosette mascle issue, Calais Mint, MM Cross patonce; full, round flan with virtually flawless edge & surfaces, very good portrait, lustrous AEF

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £220
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Lot 48

2 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Mary groat flan cracked from 10 to 4 o'clock, bust Poor o/wise VG to AFine & James I penny second coinage, MM escallop, obv I. D. G. ROSA SINE SPINA around rose in centre, rev. TVETUR VNITA DEVS around thistle in centre AFine to Fine, together with George II Maundy penny 1739 VF to GVF

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £40
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Lot 49

Roman Imperial: Diadumenian Silver Denarius, Diadumenian (as Caesar under Macrinus (AD217 -218)) obv. M OPEL ANT DIADUMENIAN CAES around bare-headed draped bust, rev. SPES PVBLICA Spes advancing left holding flower & lifting skirt; good edge & surfaces, lightly toned, scarce VF/AVF

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 50

Roman Imperial: 2 x Silver Denarii: Vespasian (provincial series), obv. IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS III around laureate head of Vespasian, rev. NEP RED Neptune standing left, foot on globe, holding sceptre & aplustre (curved decorative stern of a warship); good edge & surfaces GVF & Titus(as Caesar), obv. T CAESAR IMP VESPASIANUS around laureate head of Titus, rev. IOVIS CVSTOS Jupiter standing facing, sacrificing from patera over altar & holding sceptre, good edge & surfaces, Fine; both scarce

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £60
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