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The staff of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd wish all our clients healthy Summer and Autumn Seasons. 2011 has continued to be an active year in coins, with the highest quality material fetching the strongest prices, but this has been coupled with an ever-increasing differential between the best and the rest in grade terms. We now look forward towards the Chicago ANA in August, the London ‘Coinex’ Autumn season, and then further afield to the Winter New York Auction and show in January 2012, where the highly important Prospero Collection of Ancient Greek will be offered for sale. Highlights In This List Include: ANCIENT COINAGE: Exceptional gold Staters of Philip II and Alexander III A very rare example of the largest ancient Greek silver coin available, the spectacular Pentakaidekadrachm of Berenike II Several very interesting Denarii of Augustus A wonderful Denarius of Caligula and Agrippina Senior An Aureus of Nero, possibly from the Boscoreale Hoard A very rare Denarius of Domitilla, the mother of Domitian A wonderful Aureus of the emperor Nerva A very rare Aureus of Constantius I An excellent example of a popular Constantine II Solidus An extremely rare Consular Solidus of Maurice Tiberius A wholly exceptional Solidus of Tiberius III Excellent examples of Solidi of Justinian II with Tiberius, and Anastasius II Extremely rare Solidi of Theodosius II, mint of Rome, and Leo III, mint of Naples BRITISH & IRISH COINAGE: Over 50 Saxon and Norman pieces on offer including two rare Anglo Saxon pale gold Thrymsas, three Offa Pennies, pleasing portrait pennies of Coenwulf and Aethelberht, and an extremely rare Eadwig Halfpenny, minted at Winchester A true Edward V gold Angel An Edward VI 2nd Period Sovereign only issued for a 6 month period at Southwark Examples of the first and last issues of the Elizabeth I hammered gold Pound Pleasing examples of James I Rose Ryal, unpierced Angel, Double Crown and Half-Laurel A 1642 Oxford Triple Unite of Museum quality, along with an Oxford 1643 Unite Particularly pleasing examples of Commonwealth Double Crown and gold Crown One of the rarest silver Pounds of Charles I with the Shrewsbury single plume reverse An extremely rare Half-Pound struck over and correcting a strike from silver Pound dies Pleasing Crowns of Edward VI and Elizabeth I along with others dating to the end of the Commonwealth period A rare Pattern Halfcrown dated 1628 and an exceptional Bristol piece of 1644 Some very unusual Sixpences from Elizabeth I to Charles I including a fine work piece Examples of Richard III Groat, Penny and Halfpenny A totally unrecorded Guinea of the 2nd bust of Charles II dated 1663 rather than 1664 An exceptionally rare gold crown-sized Pattern of George IV with a George III Penny reverse A rare 1831 Sovereign WW no stops, an exceptional Ansell Sovereign as well as other Victorian varieties An 1836 Pattern Groat struck in gold of William IV An interesting run of milled Crowns including a 1681 elephant and castle, and 1705 plumes Extremely rare 1817 Three Graces Pattern Crown in copper-washed lead, along with an 1820 Whiteaves Pattern of George IV, an 1834 William IV Crown, an 1853 Victoria Gothic type and 1934 George V Wreath Crown An unprecedented run of Pattern Double Florins of George V, struck for Reginald Huth by John Pinches A Pattern Double Florin of highest rarity related to the 1951 Festival of Britain An interesting run of Halfcrowns including a 1656 Oliver Cromwell piece Some exceptional quality Shillings including a 1696 Bristol and an 1825 Pattern A fine run of Sixpences including such major rarities such as the Proof 1707 E of Queen Anne A fine selection of Pennies, Halfpennies and Farthings including an 1895 Pattern Penny ex Norweb Collection A trio of Heaton Mint Proofs of 1876, Penny, Halfpenny and Farthing An 1860 Victorian copper Halfpenny and an 1864 Bronze Halfpenny with experimental numbers in the field Interesting Proof and Pattern farthings, including a platinum Mule of George III / IV dated 1825 A small selection of Hiberno-Norse Pennies including one in an MS65 holder An intriguing run of Irish Edward IV Pennies, all of differing types A very rare silver Proof Irish Halfpenny dated 1690 A GOOD SELECTION OF NUMISMATIC BOOKS

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BALDWIN’S Fixed Price List Summer 2011 All orders are subject to a minimum £6 postage and insurance charge

Ancient Greek

AG005 Calabria, Tarentum (c. 280-228 B.C.), AR Obol, Kantharos, pellets and Δ in field, rev kantharos, pellets and Δ in field, 0.64g (cf. Vlasto 1628; HN Italy 1076). Cabinet tone, good very fine. £150

AG001 Campania, Phistelia (c. 325-275 B.C.), AR Obol, young male head facing, inclined slightly to right, rev corn-grain and mussel, dolphin above, Oscan ethnic, 0.55g (SNG ANS 567ff.; HN Italy 613). Lightly toned, about extremely fine. £275

AG002 Calabria, Tarentum (c. 332-302 B.C.), AR Stater, naked horseman right, lancing downwards and holding two further spears and shield, ΣA below horse, rev TAPAΣ, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos and trident, AP monogram on left, small dolphin left below, 7.73g (Vlasto 600ff.; SNG ANS 996ff.; HN Italy 937). Cabinet tone, with light iridescence, about extremely fine. £650

AG006 Bruttium, Rhegium (c. 415-387 B.C.), AR Litra, lion’s head facing, rev PH within two-leaved olive-spray, 0.75g (Herzfelder, pl. XI, J; SNG ANS 670-4; HN Italy 2499). Some light porosity, toned, nearly extremely fine. £195

AG003 Calabria, Tarentum (c. 280-272 B.C.), AR Stater, naked young male rider crowning horse, standing right, raising its right foreleg, IΩ above, NEY / MH below, rev TAPAΣ, Taras seated sideways on dolphin left, holding helmet, a star to left and right, APIΣ on right, 6.43g (Vlasto 746; SNG ANS 1113; HN Italy 1006). Beautiful old cabinet tone, extremely fine. £1,375

AG007 Bruttium, Rhegium (c. 260-218 B.C.), AE Obol, laureate head of Apollo left, kantharos behind, rev PHΓI-NΩN, tripod, 6.96g (SNG Morcom 475; cf. SNG ANS 710-24; Laffaille 103-4 var.). Brown patina, extremely fine, an excellent example. £350

AG004 Calabria, Tarentum (c. 325-280 B.C.), AR Diobol, head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet decorated with Skylla, rev Herakles grappling with the Nemean lion, 1.40g (Vlasto 1314; SNG ANS 1400; HN Italy 976). Toned, good very fine. £160

AG008 Sicily, Akragas (c. 495-480 B.C.), AR Didrachm, AKPA / CAN, eagle standing left, rev crab; within incuse circle, 8.82g (SNG ANS 937 (this obverse die); Jenkins, Gela, Group III). Attractive old tone, with light iridescence on reverse, good very fine / extremely fine. £1,450

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AG013 Thrace, Apollonia Pontika (late 5th – early 4th century B.C.), AR Drachm, anchor, crayfish to right, rev head of Medusa facing, 3.44g (SNG Stancomb 34; SNG BM Black Sea 150-2). Broad flan, a very sharp and fresh reverse with an exceptionally well-detailed head of Medusa, extremely fine. £575

AG009 Sicily, Leontinoi (c. 476-466 B.C.), AR Tetradrachm, charioteer, wearing long chiton and holding kentron and reins, driving slow quadriga right, Nike flying right above to crown the horses, rev LEONTINO, head of roaring lion right, four barleygrains around, 17.50g (Boehringer, “Die Münzgeschichte von Leontini in klassischer Zeit,” in Studies to Price, pl. 10, 4 (these dies); SNG ANS 201 (these dies); Rizzo, Taf. XXII, 7 (this reverse die), 8 (this obverse die)). Cabinet tone, well-centred, good very fine, rare. £4,950

AG014 Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (323-281 B.C.), AV Stater, Alexandria Troas, c. 297-281 B.C., diademed head of Alexander the Great right, wearing horn of Ammon, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena enthroned left, holding Nike and resting her elbow on shield, behind her rests spear, cornucopiae in outer left field, monogram in inner left field, 8.51g (Thompson 144, pl. 20 (these dies); Müller 99). Attractive red tone, good portrait, good very fine. £4,750

AG010 Sicily, Morgantina, The Sikeliotai (c. 215-212 B.C.), AR 8 Litrae, veiled head of Demeter left, crowned with ears of corn, holly-leaf to right, rev ΣIKEΛIΩTAN, Nike driving fast quadriga right, holding reins and kentron, monogram above, 6.73g (SNG ANS 1168; Burnett, Enna Hoard 10, 109). Well-centred, attractively toned, extremely fine, rare. £3,300

AG011 Scythian Dynasts, Koson (mid 1st century B.C.), AV Stater, Olbia, three togate figures advancing left, the foremost and hind most carrying axe over shoulder, monogram of OΛB to left, KOΣΩN in exergue, rev eagle standing left on sceptre, holding wreath in claw, 8.42g (RPC 1701A). Some lustre, extremely fine. £1,275

AG015 Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (323-281 B.C.), AR Tetradrachm, Amphipolis, c. 288-281 B.C., diademed head of Alexander the Great right, wearing horn of Ammon, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena enthroned left, holding Nike and resting her elbow on shield, behind her rests spear, caduceus with handle in inner left field, monogram in outer right field, 17.21g (Thompson 195; Müller 102). Struck on a very broad flan on good metal, superb portrait of Alexander the Great of fine style, some light toning around the types, extremely fine. £3,750

AG012 Thrace, Ainos (c. 435-405 B.C.), AR Diobol, head of Hermes right, wearing petasos, rev AINI, goat standing right, laurel-branch in front, 1.17g (May 281; SNG Cop 404). Some light porosity, toned, good very fine, scarce. £395

AG016 Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (323-281 B.C.), AR Drachm, Magnesia, c. 299-296 B.C., head of young Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headdress, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΛYΣIMAXOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, forepart of lion facing left in left field, A below throne, 4.23g (Thomspon 97). Lightly toned, extremely fine. £250

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AG017 Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian Mint (5th century B.C.), AR Hemiobol, spear-head, rev quadripartite incuse square, 0.39g (SNG ANS 1000-4; SNG Berry 52). Toned, good very fine. £180

AG022 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), AV Stater, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, lifetime issue, c. 325-323 B.C., head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet ornamented with snake, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis, facing ram’s head and monogram on left, 8.52g (Price 1920). Nearly extremely fine. £3,000

AG018 Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 B.C.), AV Stater, Pella, c. 340-328 B.C., laureate head of Apollo right, rev ΦIΛIΠΠOY (in exergue), charioteer driving galloping biga right, holding kentron and reins, trident-head below horses, 8.58g (Le Rider 318 (R217); cf. SNG ANS 153). Perfectly centred on a broad flan, light red toning over lustre, extremely fine, an exceptional example. £4,500

AG023 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), AV Stater, Sidon, c. 333 B.C., head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet ornamented with griffin, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis, wreath on right, 8.59g (Price 3457a; Müller 547). A rare early issue, attractive red toning, extremely fine, good style. £4,750

AG019 Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 B.C.), AR Tetradrachm, Amphipolis, c. 323-315 B.C., laureate head of Zeus right, rev ΦIΛIΠΠOY young male rider, naked, on horse pacing right, wearing diadem and holding palm-branch, aplustre and Π over pellet below horse, 14.39g (Le Rider pl. 46, 18; SNG ANS 740ff.). Nearly extremely fine. £750 AG024 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), AR Tetradrachm, Ake, 322/1 B.C., head of young Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headdress, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, Phoenician inscription on left, 16.91g (Price 3262). Graffito on reverse, dark old tone, good very fine. £495

AG020 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), AV Quarter Stater, Amphipolis, c. 330-320 B.C., head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet ornamented with snake, rev AΛEΞAN / ΔP-OY, bow and club, kantharos above, 2.15g (Price 169). Well-centred and well-struck, extremely fine, a very good example. £2,450

AG025 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), AR Drachm, uncertain W. Asia Minor mint, c. 323-280 B.C., head of young Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headdress, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, lion’s head facing on left, NI above strut of throne, 4.12g (Price 2702; Müller 347). Good very fine to nearly extremely fine. £180

AG021 Kingdom of Macedon, Alexander III, The Great (336-323 B.C.), AV Stater, Amphipolis, c. 330-320 B.C., head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet ornamented with snake, rev AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis, trident-head on left, 8.60g (Price 172; Müller 105). Well-centred on a broad flan, struck in high relief, extremely fine. £4,250 www.baldwin.co.uk



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AG031 Kingdom of Lydia, Alyattes (c. 605-561 B.C.), EL Trite, head of roaring lion right, circle with multiple rays on forehead, rev two square punches, one slightly smaller than the other, 4.76g (Weidauer 86; SNG von Aulock 2868; SNG Kayhan 1013). About extremely fine. £2,750

AG026 Kingdom of Macedon, Demetrios Poliorketes (306-283 B.C.), AR Hemidrachm, Tarsos, c. 298-295 B.C., Nike standing on prow of galley left, blowing trumpet, rev Poseidon advancing left, wielding trident, A to left, monogram within circle to right, 2.12g (Newell 45; SNG Alpha Bank 945). Toned, about very fine, scarce. £450

AG027 Thessaly, Larissa (c. 400-380 B.C.), AR Drachm, head of the nymph Larissa, facing three-quarters to left, rev ΛAP, horse grazing right, 6.03g (C. Lorber, in Florilegium Numismaticum. Studia in honorem U. Westermark (1992), p. 274, 91.2b (this coin)). Beautiful iridescent tone, extremely fine. £2,000

AG032 Caria, Kindya (c. 510-490 B.C.), AR Hemidrachm, head of sea-monster (Ketos) left, rev floral pattern within latticed square frame; all within diagonal incuse square, 2.08g (Rosen 617; Asyut 687). Toned, extremely fine. £375

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AG028 Corinth (c. 330-300 B.C.), AR Stater, Pegasos flying left, koppa below, rev head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet with large neck-guard, kantharos and N on left, 8.43g (Ravel, II, 263, 1060; Calciati, Pegasi I, 248, 379). Attractive dark patina, extremely fine. £600

AG033 Carian Islands, Rhodes (c. 250-229 B.C.), AR Didrachm, magistrate Mnasimachos, radiate head of Helios facing, slightly inclined to right, rev MNAΣIMAXOΣ, rose, bud on right, Athena standing left, holding Nike, on left, 6.81g (SNG Keckman 537-9; Ashton 208). Lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £850

AG029 Peloponnese, Sikyon (c. 330-280 B.C.), AR Hemidrachm, chimaera walking left, ΣI below, rev dove flying left, pellet above, 2.78g (BMC 124; SNG Copenhagen 64). Oval flan, attractively toned, good very fine. £250

AG034 Kingdom of Syria, Seleukos I, Nikator (312281 B.C.), AR Tetradrachm, Seleukia, after 300 B.C., head of young Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headdress, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, monogram within wreath on left, K below throne, 17.06g (SC 117.2b; Newell, ESM 12). Extremely fine. £650

AG030 Cimmerian Bosporos, Pantikapaion (c. 325310 B.C.), AE 18mm, bearded head of Pan left, rev Π-AN, bull’s head left, 6.19g (SNG Stancomb 557-9; SNG BM Black Sea 891ff.). Brown patina, extremely fine. £200 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879



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AG039 Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt (A.D. 132-135), AR Zuz, attributed to year 3, A.D. 134/5, Hebrew legend (‘Simon’) within almond-wreath, rev Hebrew legend (‘For the freedom of Jerusalem’), fluted jug, willowbranch on right, 2.79g (Hendin 1427; AJC 66). Light traces of overstriking on reverse, extremely fine. £695

AG035 Phoenicia, Tyre (92/91 B.C.), AR Shekel, year 35, laureate bust of Melqart right, lion’s skin around neck, rev TYPOYIEPAΣ KAIAΣYΛOY, eagle standing left on prow, palm-branch in background, EΛ and club on left, Δ on right, Phoenician letter between eagle’s legs, 14.12g (BMC 126-7). An exceptional example, well-struck on a broad flan from good metal, lightly toned, extremely fine. £2,000

AG040 Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt (A.D. 132-135), AR Zuz, attributed to year 3, A.D. 134/5, Hebrew legend (‘Simon’), bunch of grapes, rev Hebrew legend (‘For the freedom of Jerusalem’), two trumpets, dot between, 3.29g (Hendin 1431; AJC 60). Light traces of overstriking, extremely fine. £750

AG036 Phoenicia, Tyre (76/75 B.C.), AR Half-Shekel, laureate head of Melqart right, rev TVPOVIEPA[Σ] KAIAΣVΛOY, eagle standing left on prow, palm-branch in background, AN and club on left, Δ on right, Phoenician letter between eagle’s legs, 6.93g (BMC 230 var.). Some porosity on obverse, about extremely fine. £475

AG041 Kingdom of Parthia, Orodes II (c. 55-38 B.C.), AR Drachm, Ekbatana, diademed and draped bust left, wearing torque ending in sea-horse, star to left, star and crescent to right, rev archer (Arsakes I) enthroned right, holding bow, anchor behind, monogram below bow, 3.98g (Sellwood 48.9). Light tone over lustre, extremely fine. £140

AG037 Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt (A.D. 132-135), AR Zuz, year two, A.D. 133/4, Hebrew legend (‘Simon’), bunch of grapes, rev Hebrew legend (‘year two of the freedom of Israel’), palm-branch, 3.46g (Hendin 1394; AJC 31). Traces of overstriking, about extremely fine. £750

AG042 Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy II Philadelphos (c. 285-246 B.C.), AE 24mm, diademed head right, wearing elephant’s scalp headdress, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, its wings open, 11.00g (Svoronos 450). Dark green patina, nearly extremely fine. £295

AG038 Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt (A.D. 132-135), AR Zuz, attributed to year 3, A.D. 134/5, Hebrew legend (‘Simon’) within almond-wreath, rev Hebrew legend (‘For the freedom of Jerusalem’), lyre, 3.17g (Hendin 1419; AJC 55). Traces of overstriking on reverse, lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £675 www.baldwin.co.uk



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Berenike II Pentakaidekadrachm The Largest Silver Coin of the Ptolemaic Dynasty

AG043 Kingdom of Egypt, Berenike II (wife of Ptolemy III, c. 244-221 B.C.), AR Pentakaidekadrachm (15 Drachms), Alexandria, veiled and draped bust of Berenike II right, rev BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ BEPENIKHΣ, cornucopia, bound with royal diadem, between two laureate piloi (caps of the Dioskouroi), 52.91g (Svoronos 988; D. Vagi, ‘The Ptolemaic Pentakaidekadrachm’, SAN XX. 1, 1997, pp. 5-10; Hazard c1052 (dodekadrachm); BMC -; SNG Copenhagen -). The usually encountered hairline flan crack, a few marks, lightly toned, well-struck, nearly extremely fine, very rare. £35,000 This important coin was the largest silver coin ever struck by the Ptolemaic dynasty. Since the loss of the 20 Drachm pieces of Amyntas from the museum in Qunduz, the Pentakaidekadrachm is now the largest ancient Greek silver coin available.

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AG044 Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy VIII Euergetes (c. 145-116 B.C.), AR Tetradrachm, Paphos, c. 140-138 B.C., diademed head of Ptolemy I right, rev BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, LΛA – ΠA in field, 14.30g (Svoronos 1504). Extremely fine. £700

AG045 North Africa, Carthage, Second Punic War (c. 220-205 B.C.), AR Half Shekel, wreathed head of Tanit left, rev horse standing right, uraei above, 3.81g (Jenkins & Lewis, pl. 28, 3 (rev die); SNG Lockett 1066; SNG Cop 359). A little roughness on reverse, dark tone, good very fine. £695

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AG046 Axumite Kingdom, Wazeba (c. A.D. 310), AR Unit, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, disc and crescent at top, Geëez legend wzg ngs “Wazeba King”, rev similar, but bust smaller and within circle, disc and crescent at top between pellets, Geëez legend wzg ngs ‘ksm “Wazeba King of Aksum”, 0.82g (AC 17; H 16). Toned, very fine. £250 AG047 Axumite Kingdom, Ousanas (c. A.D. 320), AR Unit, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within two plain circles, OYCNA, rev similar, BACIAEI, 1.26g (AC 33; H 25). Toned, nearly very fine. £275

AG048 Axumite Kingdom, Anonymous (later 4th century), AR Unit, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within two circles, CAXACA, rev Greek cross inlaid with gold; within circle, TOTYOAPCCHTHXWPA “May this please the country”, 0.70g (AC 50; H 32). A few chips at edge, toned, nearly very fine. £160

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Roman Mint of Rome, unless otherwise stated

AR001 Republic, Anonymous (c. 217-215 B.C.), AE Semuncia, draped bust of Mercury right, wearing winged petasus, rev prow right, ROMA above, 7.55g (Cr 38/7; Syd 87; RCV 620). Attractive natural green patina, about extremely fine. £250

AR005 P. Fonteius Capito (55 B.C.), AR Denarius, P FONTEIVS CAPITO III VIR CONCORDIA, diademed and veiled head of Concordia right, rev T DIDI – IMP – VIL PVB, the Villa Publica, with two stories, each fronted by columns, the lower level arched, the upper with sloping roof, 3.89g (Cr 429/2a; Syd 901; RCV 393). Lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £500 The Villa Publica, restored by the consul of 98 B.C., T. Didius, was situated on the Campus Martius.

AR002 Republic, Anonymous (c. 215-212 B.C.), AE Uncia, head of Roma right, wearing Attic helmet, pellet behind, rev prow right, ROMA above, pellet below, 8.03g (Cr 41/10; Syd 108; RCV 616). Natural olive-green patina, good very fine. £300

AR006 Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (= M. Iunius Brutus) (54 B.C.), AR Denarius, LIBERTAS, head of Libertas right, rev L. Iunius Brutus (Cos. 509) walking left, between two lictors and preceded by an accensus, BRVTVS in exergue, 3.87g (Cr 433/1; Syd 906; RCV 397). Well-centred, old cabinet tone, very fine. £425 Sold with an old collector’s ticket M. Iunius Brutus was perhaps the most famous of the assassins of Julius Caesar. After the loss of his father, he had been adopted by his uncle and therefore took the name Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus.

AR003 C. Norbanus (83 B.C.), AR Denarius, C NORBANVS, diademed head of Venus right, controlmark CXXXXV behind, rev corn-ear, fasces with axe and caduceus, 3.89g (Cr 357/1b; Syd 739; RCV 278). Perfectly centred and well-struck, lightly toned, good extremely fine. £495

AR004 L. Cornelius Sulla (84-83 B.C.), AR Denarius, mint moving in the East with Sulla, L SVLLA, diademed head of Venus right, Cupid stands on right, facing left, holding palm-branch, rev IMPER / ITERV, jug and lituus flanked by two trophies, 3.99g (Cr 359/2; Syd 761a; RCV 276). Toned, extremely fine, a good example. £575 This issue, struck by Sulla in the East without Senatorial authorization, foreshadows the later Imperatorial coinages.

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AR007 Q. Sicinius (49 B.C.), AR Denarius, FORT P R, diademed head of Fortuna populi Romani right, rev Q SICINIVS III-VIR, palm-branch tied with fillet and winged caduceus, in saltire, wreath above, 3.88g (Cr 440/1; Syd 938; RCV 410). Attractively toned, with light iridescence, extremely fine. £575

AR008 Julius Caesar, AR Denarius, Italy, 49-48 B.C., CAESAR, elephant right, trampling dragon, rev pontifical emblems: culullus, aspergillum, axe and apex, 3.71g (Cr 443/1; Syd 1006; RCV 1399). Beautiful old iridescent cabinet tone, extremely fine, a very attractive example of this popular coin. £1,300 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


AR009 Cn. Pompeius Magnus, AR Denarius, Greece, 49-48 B.C., CN PISO PRO Q, bearded head of Numa Pompilius right, wearing diadem inscribed NVMA, rev MAGN / PRO COS, prow right, 4.22g (Cr 446/1; Syd 1032; RCV 1373). Extremely fine. £1,500 Numismatica Ars Classica 33, 5th April 2006, lot 309

AR010 L. Hostilius Saserna (48 B.C.), AR Denarius, bearded male bust right, with dishevelled hair, Gallic shield behind, rev L HOSTILIVS / SASERN, biga driven right by charioteer, holding whip, a warrior stands behind him, facing backwards, holding shield and preparing to hurl spear, 3.89g (Cr 448/2a; Syd 952; RCV 418). Broad flan, with complete types, a little softly struck on high points, otherwise lightly toned, extremely fine, a good example of this popular coin. £3,250 The head on the obverse of this coin has traditionally been identified as that of Vercingetorix, the Gallic chieftan defeated by Julius Caesar. However, this is conjectural and there is no evidence to confirm it.

AR012 Q. Metellus Pius Scipio (47-46 B.C.), AR Denarius, N. Africa, Q METEL / PIVS, laureate head of Jupiter right, rev SCIPIO / IMP, African elephant walking right, 3.95g (Cr 459/1; Syd 1046; RCV 1379). Well-struck, about extremely fine. £650

AR011 Julius Caesar, AR Denarius, N. Africa, 47-46 B.C., diademed head of Venus right, rev CAESAR, Aeneas advancing left, carrying palladium and bearing his father Anchises on his shoulder, 3.68g (Cr 458/1; Syd 1013; RCV 1402). Toned, extremely fine. £550

AR013 Julius Caesar, AV Aureus, struck by A. Hirtius, 46 B.C., C CAESAR COS TER, veiled head of Vesta (?) right, rev A HIRTIVS P R, lituus, jug and axe, 8.03g (Cr 466/1; Syd 1017; RCV 1395). Well-centred on a broad flan, with full borders of dots, unusually good, good very fine. £6,500

AR014 Julius Caesar, AR Denarius, Utica?, 46 B.C., COS TERT DICT ITER, head of Ceres right, rev AVGVR / PONT MAX, culullus, aspergillum, jug and lituus, D on right, 4.13g (Cr 467/1a; Syd 1023; RCV 1403/1). Lightly toned, nearly extremely fine. £550 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AR015 Julius Caesar, AR Denarius, struck by L. Mussidius Longus, 42 B.C., laureate head of Caesar right, rev L MVSSIDIVS LONGVS, cornucopiae on globe, rudder on left, caduceus and apex on right, 4.01g (Cr 494/39a; Syd 1096a; RCV 1426). Evidence of some light smoothing in obverse field, excellent portrait, wonderful old iridescent cabinet tone, about extremely fine. £6,000 Nomos Auction I, Zürich, 6 May 2009, lot 138

AR016 Mark Antony, AR Denarius, Greece (Epirus?), 42 B.C., M ANTONI IMP, bare head of Antony right, rev IIIVIR-R P C, radiate bust of Sol facing on disk, within distyle temple, 3.79g (Cr 496/1; Syd 1168; RCV 1467). Excellent portrait, about extremely fine. £2,500

AR017 C. Cassius, with Lentulus Spint, AR Denarius, Eastern Mint (Smyrna?), 43-42 B.C., C CASSI IMP – LEIBERTAS, diademed head of Libertas right, rev LENTVLVS / SPINT, jug and lituus, 3.68g (Cr 500/3; Syd 1307; RCV 1447/1). A very light and short crack in flan, well-struck, extremely fine. £1,900

AR018 Sextus Pompey, AR Denarius, Sicily, 42-40 B.C., MAG PIVS IMP ITER, head of Pompey the Great right, jug behind lituus before, rev [PRAEF] / CLAS ET ORAE / MARIT EX SC, Neptune standing left, wearing diadem and holding aplustre and cloak, his right foot resting on prow, the Catanaean brothers stand either side of him, each bearing his father on his shoulders, 3.68g (Cr 511/3a; Syd 1344; RCV 1392). Good portrait, attractive cabinet tone, nearly extremely fine. £2,200

AR019 Mark Antony & Octavian, AR Denarius, struck by M. Barbartius Pollio, Ephesus, 41 B.C., M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P, head of Antony right, rev CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C, head of Octavian right, 3.82g (Cr 517/2; Syd 1181; RCV 1504). A slight softness in strike at end of obverse legend, otherwise extremely fine, two excellent portraits. £2,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR020 Mark Antony, AR Denarius, Patrae?, 32-31 B.C., ANT AVG / III VIR R P C, ship right, with sceptre tied with fillet on prow, rev LEG-XVII, Aquila between two standards, 3.74g (Cr 544/32; Syd 1237; RCV 1479 var.). Two small banker’s marks and graffito ‘X’ on obverse, toned, good very fine. £425

AR021 Cleopatra and Mark Antony, AE 20mm, Chalcis, Syria, 32/31 B.C., draped bust of Cleopatra right, wearing stephane, rev bare head of Antony right, 5.16g (RPC 4771; BMC 15). Green-brown patina, clear portraits, very fine. £850

AR022 Octavian, AR Denarius, Brundisium / Rome, c. 32-29 B.C., bare head right, rev CAESAR DIVI F, Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and cornucopiae, 3.73g (RIC 252; BMC 605; RCV 1551). Light metal-flaw on neck, broad flan, attractive old cabinet tone, good very fine. £1,500

AR023 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), AR Denarius, struck by M. Sanquinius, c. 17 B.C., AVGVSTVS DIVI F, bare head of Augustus right, rev M SANQVI-NIVS III VIR, youthful laureate head of Caesar (?) right, comet with four rays and tail above, 3.85g (RIC 338; BMC 71; C 1; RCV 1621). Well-struck, about extremely fine, scarce. £5,500 The youthful head on the reverse of this coin has traditionally been identified as that of Julius Caesar, taking into consideration the comet that appears above. More recent thinking has suggested that the head, not obviously bearing the features of Caesar, might be that of Genius Saeculari Novi and that this issue was struck in commemoration of the Ludi Saeculares celebrated in 17 B.C.

AR024 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), AR Denarius, Lugdunum, 15-13 B.C., AVGVSTVS DIVI F, bare head right, rev IMP – X / ACT, Apollo Citharoedus standing left, holding plectrum and lyre, 3.94g (RIC 171a; BMC 461; RCV 1611). Attractive cabinet tone, a little softly struck at high point, otherwise extremely fine. £950 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AR025 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14) and Agrippa, AR Denarius, struck by C. Sulpicius Platorinus, 13 B.C., CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head of Augustus right, rev M AGRIPPA PLATORINVS III VIR, bare head of Agrippa right, 3.89g (RIC 408; BMC 114; RCV 1726). Some light marks below attractive old cabinet tone, two good portraits, very fine, rare. £4,750

AR027 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), AV Aureus, Lugdunum, 8-7 B.C., AVGVSTVS DIVI F, laureate head right, rev C CAES, AVGVS F (in exergue), C. Caesar galloping right, holding sword and shield, eagle between two standards behind him, 7.84g (RIC 198; BMC 498; Calicó 174). Good portrait, a few marks, good very fine, rare. £8,500

Triton XI, New York, 8-9 January 2008, lot 799

Ex B.d.B. Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica 49, 21 October 2008, lot 134

This issue was struck in the year before Agrippa’s death.

AR026 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), AR Denarius, struck by L. Lentulus, 12 B.C., AVGVSTVS, bare head right, rev L LENTVLVS FLAMEN / MARTIALIS, Augustus (?), laureate and togate, standing facing, resting on shield inscribed C V and crowning Julius Caesar (?), standing facing to his left, holding Victory and spear, 3.74g (RIC 415; BMC 124; C 419). A very good example of this interesting type, iridescent tone, extremely fine. £4,500

AR028 Augustus (27 B.C. – A.D. 14), AR Denarius, Lugdunum, 2 B.C. – A.D. 4, CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE, laureate head right, rev C L CAESARES (in exergue), [AVGVSTI F CO]S DESIG PRINC IVVENT, Gaius and Lucius Caesar standing facing, each with a shield and spear, simpulum and lituus above, 3.88g (RIC 207; BMC 533; RCV 1597). Well-struck, extremely fine. £500

AR029 Tiberius (A.D. 14-37), AV Aureus, Lugdunum, TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, rev PONTIF MAXIM, female figure (Livia?) seated right, holding sceptre and branch, 7.67g (RIC 25; BMC 30; Calicó 305d; RCV 1760). Excellent portrait, nearly extremely fine, a good example. £4,500

Superb Portraits of Caligula and Agrippina Senior

AR030 Caligula (A.D. 37-41) and Agrippina Senior (mother of Caligula), AR Denarius, Lugdunum, A.D. 37-8, C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT, laureate head of Caligula right, rev AGRIPPINA M[AT C CA]ES AVG GERM, draped bust of Agrippina right, 3.73g (RIC 14; BMC 15; RCV 1825). A few light marks, broad flan, two superb portraits, attractive cabinet tone, about extremely fine, rare. £5,000 RIC attributes this issue to Rome.

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AR031 Claudius (A.D. 41-54) and Agrippina Junior (wife of Claudius), AR Denarius, Lugdunum, A.D. 51, TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TRIB POT P P, laureate head right, rev AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTVAE, draped bust of Agrippina right, wearing crown of cornears, 3.51g (RIC 81; BMC 75; RCV 1886). Good portraits, toned, good very fine. £2,250

AR032 Claudius (A.D. 41-54), AE As, A.D. 42, TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P, bare head left, rev LIBERTAS AVGVSTA, S-C, Libertas standing facing, head right, holding pileus, 9.76g (RIC 113; BMC 204; RCV 1860). Dark green patina, nearly extremely fine. £475

RIC attributes this issue to Rome.

AR033 Nero (A.D. 54-68), AV Aureus, c. A.D. 66-7, IMP NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, rev [S]ALVS (in exergue), Salus enthroned left, holding patera, 7.30g (RIC 66; BMC 94; Calicó 445; RCV 1932 var.). A few light marks, attractive red tone, excellent portrait, good very fine. £8,500 Possibly from the Boscoreale Hoard

AR034 Nero (A.D. 54-68), AR Denarius, c. A.D. 66-7, IMP NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, rev IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter enthroned left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, 3.42g (RIC 64; RCV 1943 var.). Light traces of double-striking on obverse legend, broad flan, about extremely fine. £1,350

AR036 Nero (A.D. 54-68), AE Quadrans, A.D. 64, NERO CLAV CAE AVG GER, owl, with wings spread, standing on garlanded altar, rev P M TR P IMP P P, S-C, olive-branch, 3.09g (RIC 260; C 185; RCV 1988). A superb example, brown patina, extremely fine. £700

AR035 Nero (A.D. 54-68), AE As, NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, radiate head right, rev GENIO AVGVSTI, S-C, Genius standing facing, head left, sacrificing from patera over lighted altar and holding cornucopiae, I in exergue, 7.56g (RIC 215; BMC 251). Wonderful bottle-green patina, extremely fine. £1,850

AR037 Galba (A.D. 68-69), AR Denarius, IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG, laureate head right, rev DIVA AVGVSTA, Livia standing left, holding patera and sceptre, 3.41g (RIC 184; BMC 4; RCV 2102 var.). A few light old scratches, an excellent portrait on a broad flan, toned, good very fine to nearly extremely fine. £2,950

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AR038 Galba (A.D. 68-69), AE Dupondius, SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG TR P, laureate and draped bust right, rev FELICITAS PVBLICA, S-C, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae, 14.53g (RIC 412; C 67; RCV 2127). Attractive dark green patina, good very fine. £1,750

AR040 Vespasian (A.D. 69-79), AV Aureus, A.D. 76, IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev COS VII, cow walking right, 7.23g (RIC 840; C 117; Calicó 622). Attractive red toning, excellent portrait, about extremely fine. £7,500

AR039 Otho (A.D. 69), AR Denarius, IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P, bare head right, rev PONT MAX, Vesta enthroned left, holding patera and sceptre, 3.32g (RIC 24; BMC 11; RCV 2161). Good metal, excellent portrait, about extremely fine. £3,000

AR041 Vespasian (A.D. 69-79), AR Denarius, A.D. 6970, IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev IVDAEA, Jewess seated right, on ground, mourning, a trophy behind her, 3.29g (RIC 2; C 226; RCV 2296). Interesting portrait, still bearing some of the features of Vitellius, old cabinet tone, good very fine. £600 Sold with an old collector’s ticket.

AR042 Domitian (A.D. 81-96), AR Denarius, A.D. 90, IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M T P VIIII, laureate head right, rev IMP XXI COS XV CENS P P P, Minerva standing right on galley, holding shield and brandishing javelin, owl stands on right, 3.48g (RIC 690; BMC 166). Toned, extremely fine. £240

AR043 Diva Domitilla (mother of Domitian, d. before A.D. 69), AR Denarius, A.D. 82-3, DIVA DOMITILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust of Domitilla right, rev FORTVNA AVGVST, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, 3.64g (RIC 157; C 3; RCV 2888). A very attractive portrait, broad flan, about extremely fine, an excellent example of this very rare coin. £12,000 Numismatica Ars Classica 29, 11 May 2005, lot 511

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An Excellent Portrait of Nerva in Gold

AR044 Nerva (A.D. 96-98), AV Aureus, A.D. 97, IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, laureate head right, rev AEQVITAS AVGVST, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae, 7.72g (RIC 13; C 5; Calicó 952; RCV 3001). Excellent portrait, some lustre, about extremely fine, a wonderful example. £18,500

AR045 Nerva (A.D. 96-98), AR Denarius, A.D. 97, IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III P P, laureate head right, rev CONCORDIA EXERCTIVVM, clasped right hands, 3.51g (RIC 26; C 22). Toned, extremely fine. £275

AR048 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), AR Denarius, A.D. 98-9, IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM, laureate head right, rev P M TR P COS II P P, Victory seated left, holding patera and palm-branch, 3.29g (RIC 10; C 213). Toned, extremely fine. £350

AR046 Nerva (A.D. 96-98), AE Sestertius, A.D. 97, IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, laureate head right, rev FORTVNA AVGVST, S-C, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, 28.22g (RIC 83; C 67). Very attractive light green patina, good very fine. £1,800

AR049 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), AR Denarius, A.D. 106, IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate head right, rev S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Dacia seated right on shield, mourning, curved sword below, 3.36g (RIC 219; RCV 3168 var.). Extremely fine. £475

AR047 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), AV Aureus, A.D. 111, IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev ALIM ITAL (in exergue), COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC, Trajan, togate, standing left, holding-out his hand to two children, 7.25g (RIC 93 var. (cuir.); C 15; Calicó 984; RCV 3084). Good very fine, rare. £9,500

AR050 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), AR Denarius, A.D. 1124, IMP TRAINO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P, laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder, rev S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae, 3.25g (RIC 272; C 404a). Broad flan, lightly toned, extremely fine. £395

The reverse of this coin refers to the alimenta, a scheme to support needy children which Trajan himself had invested in.

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AR051 Trajan (A.D. 98-117), AE Sestertius, A.D. 107, IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust right, with drapery on left shoulder, rev S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI / S C, Trajan galloping on horseback right, thrusting spear towards enemy trampled beneath him, 25.07g (RIC 534; C 503; RCV 3204). Wonderful, rich dark green patina, extremely fine. £4,500

AR052 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), AR Denarius, A.D. 127, HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder, rev COS III, seven stars within crescent, 3.39g (RIC 202; C 466; RCV 3485). Lightly toned, extremely fine. £500

AR053 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), AR Denarius, A.D. 137, HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head right, rev SALV-S AVG, Salus standing right, feeding from patera a snake coiled round altar, 2.92g (RIC 267; C 1335; RCV 3540). Toned, extremely fine. £350

AR054 Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), AR Denarius, A.D. 136, HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, draped bust right, rev AEGYPTOS, Egypt reclining left, resting her arm on basket and holding sistrum, ibis standing right in front of her, 3.33g (RIC 297; C 99; RCV 3456). Nearly extremely fine. £395

AR055 Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 161-180) and Lucius Verus (A.D. 161-169), AR Denarius, A.D. 168-9, restored issue of the ‘Legionary’ coinage of Mark Antony, ANTONIVS AVGVR / III VIR R P C, Praetorian galley right, rev LEG-VI, ANTONINVS ET VERVS AVG REST, legionary eagle between two standards, 3.47g (RIC 443; BMC 500; RCV 5236). Broad flan, extremely fine. £775 Although the reasons for this interesting restoration issue are not entirely clear, it is possible that it was struck to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Actium.

AR056 Faustina Junior (wife of Marcus Aurelius), AV Aureus, A.D. 161-75, FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, rev SALVTI AVGVSTAE, Salus seated left, feeding from patera, a snake coiled round altar, 7.28g (RIC 716; C 198; Calicó 2073a; RCV 5244). Broad flan, excellent portrait, about extremely fine, an impressive coin. £8,000

AR057 Crispina (wife of Commodus), AV Aureus, A.D. 180-92, CRISPINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, rev VENVS FELIX, Venus seated left, holding Victory and sceptre, dove below seat, 7.20g (RIC 287; C 39; Calicó 2377e). Excellent portrait, good very fine, rare. £11,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR058 Didius Julianus (A.D. 193), AR Denarius, IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right, rev CONCO-R-D MILIT, Concordia standing front, head left, holding two legionary eagles, 3.17g (RIC 1; C 2; RCV 6072). Good very fine / very fine. £2,250

AR063 Elagabalus (A.D. 218-222), AR Denarius, A.D. 221-2, IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right, wearing horn, rev INVICTVS SACERDOS AVG, Elagabalus, in priestly robes, standing left, sacrificing over altar from patera and holding branch, sacrificial bull lying down behind altar, star in left field, 3.28g (RIC 88; C 61; RCV 7518). Extremely fine. £160

AR059 Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus), AE As, struck under Caracalla, A.D. 215, IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG, diademed and draped bust right, rev VESTA, SC, Vesta seated left, holding simpulum and sceptre, 10.44g (RIC 606; C 229; RCV 7136). Beautiful untouched olive-green patina, extremely fine, an exceptional coin. £1,200

AR064 Aquilia Severa (second wife of Elagabalus), AR Denarius, A.D. 221, IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG, draped bust right, rev CONCORDIA, Concordia standing left, holding patera over lighted altar and holding double cornucopiae, star in left field, 3.76g (RIC 225; C 2; RCV 7679 var.). Nearly extremely fine. £350

AR060 Plautilla (wife of Caracalla), AR Denarius, A.D. 202, PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, rev CONCORDIA FELIX, Caracalla and Plautilla standing facing each other, clasping right hands, 3.43g (RIC 365a; C 12; RCV 7066). Lustre beneath light tone, extremely fine. £330

AR065 Severus Alexander (A.D. 222-235), AR Denarius, A.D. 232, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev MARS VLTOR, Mars advancing right, holding spear and shield, 3.37g (RIC 246; C 161; RCV 7882). Well-struck, lustre beneath light tone, extremely fine. £180

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AR066 Orbiana (wife of Severus Alexander), AR Denarius, A.D. 225, SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, rev CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae, 2.35g (RIC 319; C 1; RCV 8191). A little softly struck on reverse, otherwise extremely fine. £500

AR061 Macrinus (A.D. 217-218), AR Denarius, A.D. 217, IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev SALVS PVBLICA, Salus seated left, feeding from patera, a snake coiled round altar and holding sceptre, 2.96g (RIC 86; C 116; RCV 7362). Extremely fine. £250

AR067 Maximus (A.D. 236-238), AR Denarius, as Caesar under Maximinus I, A.D. 235-6, IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES, draped bust right, rev PIETAS AVG, jug between lituus and knife on left, and simpulum and sprinkler on right, 3.78g (RIC 1; C 1; RCV 8404). A little softly struck on reverse, otherwise extremely fine. £575

AR062 Diadumenian (A.D. 218), AR Denarius, M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES, draped bust right, rev PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Prince standing front, head right, holding standard and sceptre, two further standards on right, 3.19g (RIC 102; C 3; RCV 7449). Good portrait, extremely fine. £650 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AR068 Pupienus (A.D. 238), AR Denarius, IMP C M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopiae, 3.14g (RIC 1; C 6; RCV 8523). Extremely fine. £675

AR073 Julian of Pannonia (A.D. 284-285), AE Antoninanus, Siscia, IMP C M AVR IVLIANVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev PANNONIAE AVG, the two Pannoniae standing beside each other, with right hands outstretched, the figure on the right holding ensign, S in left field, XXII in exergue, 3.69g (RIC 4; C 6; RCV 12430). Lightly smoothed in fields, glossy dark brown patina, nearly extremely fine, and rare. £2,200

AR069 Philip I (A.D. 244-249), AE Sestertius, A.D. 249, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev FIDES EXERCITVS, S C, four standards, 19.33g (RIC 171a; C 51; RCV 8993). Natural light green patina, about extremely fine. £500 AR074 Diocletian (A.D. 284-305), AR Argenteus, Ticinum, c. A.D. 295, DIOCLETIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev VICTORIA SARMAT, the four Tetrarchs sacrificing over altar, before turreted enclosure, 2.59g (RIC 16a; RSC 488d; RCV 12612). Lustrous, good extremely fine. £950 AR070 Otacilia Severa (wife of Philip I), AR Antoninianus, OTACIL SEVERA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, on crescent, rev SAECVLARES AVGG / IIII, Hippopotamus standing right, 4.26g (RIC 116b; C 64; RCV 9160). Extremely fine. £280

AR071 Diva Mariniana (wife of Valerian I), Bi Antoninianus, A.D. 253-4, DIVAE MARINIANAE, veiled bust right, on crescent, rev CONSECRATIO, Mariniana on peacock flying right, 3.78g (RIC 6; C 14; RCV 10070). Some lustre, extremely fine. £330

AR072 Laelianus (A.D. 269), AE Antoninianus, Moguntiacum or Treveri, IMP C LAELIANVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, rev VICTORIA AVG, Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, 3.15g (RIC 9; C 4; RCV 11111). Well-struck for issue, dark brown patina, about extremely fine. £1,900 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR075 Maximian (A.D. 286-305), AR Argenteus, Nicomedia, c. A.D. 295, MAXIMIANVS AVG, laureate head right, rev VICTORIAE SARMATICAE, four-turreted camp gate, with doors wide open, each of the turrets surmounted by facing eagle, SMNΓ, 3.37g (RIC 22b; RSC 553a; RCV 13097). Light and short crack in flan, freshly struck, good extremely fine, rare. £1,200

AR076 Carausius (A.D. 286-293), AE Antoninianus, Londinium, A.D. 286-8, IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev LEG VII CL, bull standing right, ML in exergue, 3.79g (RIC 75; Webb 92-3; RCV 13614). Glossy dark brown patina, very fine, scarce. £450 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


AR077 Allectus (A.D. 293-296), AE Antoninianus, Londinium, A.D. 294-5, IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right, rev LAE[TI]TIA AVG, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor, S-A in field, ML in exergue, 4.48g (RIC 22; RCV 13811). Dark patina, about extremely fine. £450

AR081 Constantine I, The Great (A.D. 307-337), AR Half-Argenteus, Treveri, A.D. 307, IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS MILITVM, camp-gate with four turrets, TR in exergue, 1.39g (RIC 758; C708; RCV 15856). Beautiful old cabinet tone, extremely fine, an excellent example of this very rare coin. £3,300 Bank Leu AG 33, Zürich, 3 May 1983, lot 147 Numismatica Ars Classica 8, Zürich, 3 April 1995, lot 946

AR078 Allectus (A.D. 293-296), AE Antoninianus, Londinium, A.D. 294-5, IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and sceptre, S-P in field, ML in exergue, 4.32g (RIC 33 var.; RCV 13825 var.). Extremely well-struck on a broad flan, some residual silvering, very good portrait, extremely fine. £650

AR082 Constantine I, The Great (A.D. 307-337), AE Follis, London, A.D. 310-12, CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding shield and spear across shoulder, rev COMITI AVGG NN, Sol standing left, wearing chlamys, holding globe and whip, star in right field, PLN in exergue, 4.34g (RIC 163; RCV 15876). Dark brown patina, about extremely fine, scarce. £240

AR079 Constantius I (A.D. 305-306), AV Aureus, Nicomedia, as Caesar, c. A.D. 295, CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES, laureate head right, rev HERCVLI VICTORI, Hercules, naked, standing facing, head turned right, leaning on club and holding apples and lion’s skin, • SMN in exergue, 5.37g (RIC 9; C 149; Calicó 4842a; RCV 13900). Well-centred on a broad flan, sharply struck, extremely fine, very rare. £16,500

AR083 Constantine I, The Great (A.D. 307-337), AE Follis, Treveri, A.D. 307-8, IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right, rev PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Prince standing facing in military dress, head left, holding a standard in each hand, S-A in field, PTR in exergue, 6.77g (RIC 781; RCV 16023). Dark patina, extremely fine. £160

AR084 Fausta (wife of Constantine), AE Follis, Alexandria, A.D. 325-6, FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG, mantled bust right, rev SPES REIPVBLICA, Salus standing facing, head left, veiled, holding two children in her arms, SMALB in exergue, 3.31g (RIC 40; RCV 16582). Traces of residual silvering, extremely fine, a good example. £220

AR080 Divus Constantius I (d. A.D. 306), AE Follis, Treveri, A.D. 307-8, DIVO CONSTANTIO PIO, laureate and veiled bust right, rev MEMORIAE FELIX, lighted and garlanded altar, eagle standing on either side, PTR in exergue, 5.38g (RIC 789; RCV 16420). Dark patina, wellcentred, extremely fine. £160 www.baldwin.co.uk

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A Wonderful Example of a Classic Type

AR085 Constantine II (A.D. 337-340), AV Solidus, Thessalonica, as Caesar, A.D. 326, diademed head right, facing upwards, rev CONSTANTINVS CAESAR, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm, SMTS in exergue, 4.35g (RIC 147; Depeyrot 12/2). Some lustre, extremely fine, an excellent example of this popular coin. £12,000

AR086 Constantius II (A.D. 337-361), AV Solidus, Antioch, A.D. 347-55, FL IVL CONSTANTIVS PERP AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, slightly inclined to right, holding spear across shoulder and shield, rev GLORIA REI PVBLICAE, Roma, holding spear, and Constantinopolis, holding sceptre and resting her foot on prow, seated, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT / XXX / MVLT / XXXX, SMANZ• in exergue, 4.45g (RIC 88; C 112). An excellent example, wellstruck, some lustre, extremely fine, rare. £5,000

AR087 Magnentius (A.D. 350-353), AE Centenionalis, Ambianum, A.D. 353, D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Chi-Rho monogram, A-W in field, AMB in exergue, 8.50g (RIC 34; LRBC 19). Attractive natural olivegreen patina, about extremely fine. £475

AR088 Magnentius (A.D. 350-353), AE Centenionalis, Ambianum, A.D. 351-3, D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Chi-Rho monogram, A-W in field, AMB flanked by dot within crescent and by wreath in exergue, 3.96g (RIC 45 var.; LRBC 24 var.). Superb apple-green patina, extremely fine, an excellent companion piece to the previous coin. £475 With an old ticket, presumably stating the findspot: “Roman Villa, Warrens Farm, Great Tey, 13/9/66”.

AR089 Procopius (A.D. 365-366), AR Siliqua, Constantinople, D N PROCOPIVS P F AVG, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VOT / V within laurel-wreath, C • S in exergue, 1.44g (RIC 13e; C 14). Flan a little ragged in part, cabinet tone, good very fine, rare. £1,400

AR090 Magnus Maximus (A.D. 383-388), AV Solidus, Treveri, c. A.D. 383-4, D M MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG, rosettediademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE, emperor, in military dress, standing facing, head right, holding labarum and Victory on globe, star in left field, SMTR in exergue, 4.52g (RIC 76; Depeyrot II, 50/1; C 9). Beautiful red tone, nearly extremely fine, rare, a very attractive coin. £8,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AR094 Eugenius (A.D. 392-394), AR Siliqua, Mediolanum, D N EVGENIVS P F AVG, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS RO[MANORV]M, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear, MDPS in exergue, 0.94g (RIC 32c; C 14). Minor porosity, very fine, rare. £750

AR091 Magnus Maximus (A.D. 383-388), AR Siliqua, Treveri, D N MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma enthroned facing, head left, holding globe and spear, TRPS in exergue, 1.67g (RIC 84b; C 30). Toned, nearly extremely fine. £250

AR095 Honorius (A.D. 393-423), AE Solidus Weight, D N HONORI-VS AVG, diademed and draped bust right, rev EXAGIVM SOLIDI, Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae, 4.23g (S. Bendall, ‘Byzantine Weights, An Introduction’, 5; Sabatier 3). Brown tone, very fine, a good example and very interesting. £650

AR092 Flavius Victor (A.D. 383-388), AR Siliqua, Mediolanum, A.D. 387-8, D N FL VICTOR P F AVG, pearldiademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma enthroned facing, head left, holding globe and spear, MDPS in exergue, 1.33g (RIC 19b; C 5). About extremely fine, rare, better than usual. £950

It is possible that this weight is of western origin. It is a type that is only known in the name of Honorius.

AR096 Theodosius II (A.D. 402-450), AV Solidus, Thessalonica, A.D. 424-5, D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, slightly inclined to right, holding spear across shoulder and shield, rev GLOR ORVIS TERRAR, emperor standing facing, holding standard and cross on globe, star in left field, TESOB in exergue, 4.32g (RIC 362). Some lustre, extremely fine, rare. £850

AR093 Arcadius (A.D. 383-408), AV Solidus, Ravenna, c. A.D. 402-6, D N ARCADIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VICTORIA AVGGG, Emperor standing right, his foot on captive, holding standard and Victory on globe, R-V in field, COMOB in exergue, 4.49g (RIC 1286). Extremely fine. £2,650

AR097 Aelia Eudocia (wife of Theodosius II), AV Tremissis, Constantinople, c. A.D. 430-40, AEL EVDOCIA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, rev cross within wreath, CONOB and star below, 1.41g (RIC 335; Hahn 50). Light graffiti on reverse, extremely fine, scarce. £1,600

AR098 Leo I (A.D. 457-474), AV Tremissis, Constantinople, c. A.D. 462/6, D N LEO PERPET AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory advancing to front, head left, holding wreath and cross on globe, star in right field, 1.49g (RIC 611; Hahn 7). About extremely fine. £295 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Byzantine Mint of Constantinople, unless otherwise stated

BY001 Ostrogoths, Theodoric (493-526), in the name of Anastasius I (491-518). Tremissis, Rome, profile bust of emperor right, DN ANASTA-SIVS PГ AVC, rev VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory advancing right holding wreath and globus cruciger, star to right, CONOB in exergue, 1.47g (MEC 114/5). Extremely fine, rare. £700

BY002 Anastasius I (491-518), AV Solidus, DN ANASTA-SIVS PP AVG, armed three-quarter bust of emperor, holding spear and shield, rev VICTORI-A AVCCC E, Victory standing left, holding rho-headed cross, star to left, CONOB in exergue, 4.48g (MIB 7; S 5). Mint state. £900

BY003 Tiberius Constantine (578-582), AV Consular Solidus, CONSTANTA CCUIU FELIX, crowned bust of emperor facing, wearing consular robes, holding mappa and eagle-tipped sceptre surmounted by cross, rev UICTOR TIbERI AVG, cross potent on four jewelled steps, CONOB in exergue, 4.45g (MIB 3; S 421). About extremely fine, very rare. £3,000

BY004 Tiberius Constantine (578-582), AV Lightweight Solidus of 22 siliquae, dM TIB CONS-TANT PP AVI, crowned and cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger and shield, rev VICTORI-AAVCC θS, cross potent on four steps, OB, cross and star in exergue, 3.99g (MIB 5; S 446, Antioch). Extremely fine, rare. £900

BY005 Maurice Tiberius (582-602), AV Consular Solidus, DN MAVRC-TIb PP AVC Maurice, as consul, enthroned, wearing crown and consular robes, holding mappa and cross, rev VICTORI-A AVGG Δ, angel standing facing, holding long rho-headed cross and globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 4.35g (MIBE 2; S 474). Extremely fine, extremely rare, an exceptional specimen. £7,500

BY006 Maurice Tiberius (582-602), AV Semissis, ON MAVRI-CI PP AVC, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of emperor right, rev VICTORI-A AVCC Victory advancing, holding wreath and globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 2.23g (MIB 17a; S 486). Large flan, mint state, an exceptional specimen. £650 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BY007 Maurice Tiberius (582-602), AV Globular Solidus, Carthage, DN MAVRI-C Tb PP ANIE (indiction 15), cuirassed facing bust of emperor, wearing plumed helmet and holding globus cruciger, rev VICTORI-A AVCC IE, angel standing facing, holding long rho-headed and globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 4.45g (MIB 25b; S 549). Extremely fine, scarce. £850 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


BY012 Constantine IV (665-685), AV Solidus, d CONSt-A-NUS PP A, three quarter bust of emperor right, with short beard, wearing plumed helmet and cuirass, and holding spear and shield, rev VICTORA-AVGU H, CONOB in exergue, 4.37g (MIB 10; S 1157). In very fine style, high relief, extremely fine, scarce. £1,300

BY008 Focas (602-610), AV Consular Solidus, ON FOCAS-PERP AVC, bust facing, wearing consular robes and crown, and holding mappa and cross, rev VICTORIA AVCC I, angel standing, holding long rho-headed cross and globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 4.39g (MIB 2; S 623). Extremely fine, rare. £650

A remarkable change in the quality of the portraiture is evident with this type. An engraver of some ability had appeared at the mint whose influence is apparent in subsequent reigns.

BY009 Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine (613641), AV Solidus, Jerusalem, ddNN hERACLIUS Et hERA CONS, facing busts of emperors, wearing chlamys and crown, cross above, rev VICTORI-AVGU IΠ, cross potent on three steps, CONOB in exergue, 4.50g (MIB 77 Cyprus; S 852). Extremely fine, rare. £1,600

BY013 Constantine IV (665-685), AR Ceremonial Miliarense, ····ANUS PP, three quarter bust of emperor, wearing plumed helmet and cuirass, holding spear and shield, rev cross potent on three steps flanked by palms, 3.98g (unpublished, but for obverse see DO 19, rev as MIB 61). Light abrasion, otherwise very fine and very rare. £850

BY010 Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine (613641), AV Solidus, Carthage, DN ERΛCLIO Et ERA CON PPΛZ (Z retrograde), facing busts of emperors, each wearing chlamys and crown, cross above, rev VICTORI-AAVCCZ (Z retrograde) (indiction 7) cross potent on two steps, CONOB in exergue, 4.46g (MIB 84a. 7; S 867). Minor graffiti on reverse otherwise extremely fine, choice, with bold portraiture. £750

BY014 Justinian II (1st reign, 685-695), AV Solidus, d IUStINIA-NUS PE AV, facing bust of emperor, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger, rev VICTORIA-AVGU I, cross potent on three steps, CONOB in exergue, 4.39g (MIB 6; S 1246). Light scratch in obverse field, otherwise extremely fine, very rare. £1,150

BY011 Constantine IV (668-685), AV Solidus, dN CONST-ANIUS C COS, beardless bust of emperor facing, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger, rev VICTORIA AVGU Γ, cross potent on three steps between figures of Heraclius and Tiberius, CONOB in exergue, 4.29g (MIB 1. B; S 1147). Extremely fine, a very rare variety. £2,300

BY015 Leontius (695-698), AV Semissis, D LEO-N PE AV, bust of emperor facing, wearing crown and loros, holding globus cruciger, rev VICTORIA-AVGUS, cross potent on globus, 2.04g (MIB 4; S 1332). Good very fine, rarer than the solidus. £1,750

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A Wholly Exceptional Solidus of Tiberius III

BY016 Tiberius III (698-705), AV Solidus, D TIbERI-US PE AV, facing bust of emperor, with short beard, wearing crown and cuirass, holding spear diagonally across body, and shield, rev VICTORIA-AVGU A followed by letter I, cross potent on three steps, CONOB in exergue, 4.47g (MIB N4; S 1361 C). Unpublished officina, mint state, very rare, a truly magnificent specimen. £6,000

BY017 Justinian II with Tiberius (705-711), AV Solidus, DN IhS ChS REX REGNANtIUM, bust of young Christ with cross behind head, raising hand in benediction, rev dN IUStINIANUS Et tIBERIUS PP AV, half-length figures of emperors facing, each wearing crown, divitision and chlamys, they hold between them long cross potent on steps, 4.40g (MIB 2b; S 1415). Mint state, rare. £5,000

BY018 Justinian II with Tiberius (705-711), AV Semissis, dN IhS ChS RCX REGNANtIUM bust of young Christ with cross behind head, raising hand in benediction, rev dN IUSTINIANUS Et TIbERIUS PP \, half-length figures of emperors facing, each wearing crown divitision and chlamys, they hold between them long cross potent on globus, 2.17g (MIB 4a; S1417). Light scratches on reverse, otherwise good very fine, very rare. £1,800

BY019 Philippicus Bardanes (711-173), AV Semissis ON FILEPICUS-MULTUS AN, bust of emperor facing, wearing crown and loros and holding globus cruciger and eagle-tipped sceptre surmounted by cross, rev VICTORIA-AVGUS, cross potent on globus, 2.13g (MIB 5; S 1451). Extremely fine, very rare. £2,500

BY020 Anastasius II, Artemis (713-715), AV Solidus, dN APTEMIUS ANASTASIUS MU/, crowned bust of emperor facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia, rev VICTORIA-AVGUI, cross potent on three steps, CONOB in exergue, 4.49g (MIB 2; S 1463). Extremely fine, rare. £4,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BY021 Anastasius II, Artemis (713-715), AV Debased Solidus, Naples, D ANASTASIUS PP A, crowned bust of emperor facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia, rev VICTOR-AVG · , cross potent on three steps, star in right field, CONOB in exergue, 4.49g (MIB 14; S 1476). Good very fine, extremely rare. £5,500

Two Extreme Rarities of The Byzantine Series

BY022 Theodosius II of Adramytium (715-717), AV Solidus, Rome, dN ThEODOSIS AVG, crowned bust of emperor facing, wearing loros and holding globus cruciger and akakia, rev VICTORI-AVG A, cross potent on three steps, L to left, star to right, CONOB in exergue, 4.15g (MIB N8; S 1498). Extremely fine, excessively rare. £10,000 One of the great Byzantine rarities, in excellent state.

BY023 Leo III the Isaurian (717-741), AV Solidus, Naples, (D-L) EO PP AV, bust of emperor wearing crown and loros, and holding globus cruciger, rev VICTOR – AVGU Δ, cross potent in three steps, star in right field, CONOB in exergue, 4.01g (MIB 10; S 1536). Good very fine, extremely rare. £6,000

BY024 Leo III the Isaurian (717-741), AV Tremissis, Naples, DN LEO, bust of emperor facing, wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger and akakia, rev VICTOR-AGU Π, cross potent, with star to left, CONOB in exergue, 1.30g (MIB 14; S 1540A). Extremely fine, extremely rare. £2,500 An unusually sharp specimen.

BY025 Theophilos (829-842), AV Solidus, *θEOFI-LOS bASIL ES, bust of emperor facing, holding globus cruciger and cruciform sceptre, wearing crown and loros, rev CVRIE bOHθH tO SO DOVLO *Λ, patriarchal cross on three steps, 4.36g (DOC-; Tolstoi 1; S 1655 var). Extremely fine, with reverse legend ending known only to Tolstoi. £6,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BY026 Michael VII and Maria (1071-1078), AV Tetarteron Nomisma, +θKE ROH θ, bust of Virgin facing, holding the infant Christ before her, MP to left (blundered), θV to right, rev +MIXAHA-S MAPIA, facing busts of emperor and empress holding between them long cross ornamented with X, 4.05g (DO 4; S 1871). Good very fine, rare. £1,300

BY027 Alexius I (post reform 1092-1118), AV Hyperpyron, Thessalonika, +KERO-(HθEI), Christ enthroned, raising hand in benediction, rev AΛEZIW ΔCCΠT-TW KOMN NW, Alexius standing facing, wearing crown, divitision and chlamys, and holding labarum and globus cruciger, manus dei above, 4.41g (S 1924). Extremely fine. £500 A pleasing uncreased specimen

BY028 Alexius I (pre-reform 1081-1092), EL Histamenon, Thessalonika, +KERO-AΛEZ, nimbate bust of Christ, holding book of gospels, rev ΔIMITIO-ΔECΠTI, St Demetrius, in military attire, and emperor standing, both holding long labarum, 4.09g (H pl. 1 no. 9; S 1904). Good very fine, very rare. £950

BY029 Isaac Comnenus, Usurper in Cyprus (1187-1191), Billon Trachy, Nicosia, +O EMMA…., nimbate bust of Christ Emmanuel facing, rev ICAKIOC-ΔECΠOTHC, Isaac standing facing, wearing crown, divitision and sagion, holding cruciform sceptre and akakia, manus dei above, 3.73g (DO pl XVIII/3.1; S 1992). Possibly the finest example of this rare coin extant, very rare. £1,650

BY030 Andronicus II Paleologus (1282-1328), AV Hyperpyron, Virgin orans within walls of Constantinople, comprising six towers, CN to left and CN to right, rev extensive legend commencing +ANAPNIKOC EXW ΔECΠOt etc etc, CN to right, Andronicus kneeling before Christ in proskenesis, IC.XC in upper field, 4.09g (DO -; Bendall sigla 51A; S 2326 var). Good very fine, rare. £650 Exceptional striking for these, with full reverse legend

BY031 John VI Contacuzenus with John V Paleologus (1347-1353) AR Basilikon, KNC· (retrograde), standing figures of John VI, holding labarum, and John V, with IU downward between heads, rev Christ standing in mandorla, hand raised in benediction, 0.91g (DOV -; LPC 140.3; S 2528). Very fine, extremely rare. £1,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Anglo-Saxon & Norman

AS001 Early Anglo-Saxon Period (655-675), Pale Gold Thrymsa, Post Crondall type, “Two Emperors” type, helmeted Male bust right, Runic inscription and beaded border surrounding, rev bust of Angel with wings above two facing heads, pellet either side of Angel head, 1.23g (Metcalf 79; N.20; S.767). Obverse a little off-centre, reverse with one of the Emperor heads a little flat, otherwise good very fine. £5,000

AS002 Early Anglo-Saxon Period (655-675), Pale Gold Thrymsa, Pada type A, bust right wearing double pearl diadem, Runic inscription surrounding, rev small cross with annulet in each angle, legend novi anuspfav interrupted by runes for pada, 1.10g (Metcalf 82; N.31; S.773). Irregular shape flan, a bold very fine and extremely rare. £4,750 Patrick Finn List 12 (1998), number 38 Found at Lyminge, north of Lympne in Kent, 1996. The area was once the site of a Kentish Royal court, where an abbey was founded and endowed for Aethelburga, daughter of Aethelberht and widow of Edwin of Northumbria.

AS003 Offa, King of Mercia (757-796), Non-portrait Penny, light coinage (780-92), London type, Beahhard, fine pellet cross within lobed cross, lobes radiating from angles, pellets within lobes, legend surrounding :+o .ff: ar .ex rev upper and lower ellipses containing moneyer’s name +bea hard (EA ligatured) pellets in horizontal line at centre, cross to left and right, 1.08g (Chick 17c-e; Blunt 22part; N.279; S.904). Light rim chip, well centred and struck with good detail, nearly extremely fine. £3,750

AS005 Offa, King of Mercia, portrait Penny, light coinage (780-92), London type, Eadhun, bust with elaborate hair right, three pellets in line behind head, legend in front offa. rev lozenge cross crosslet with plain cross in central compartment, legend surrounding, +ea d h vn, 0.95g (Chick 31b this coin; Blunt 38; N.303; S.905). A little ragged around rim, dark tone with a clear portrait, almost very fine. £2,950

AS004 Offa, King of Mercia, portrait Penny, light coinage (780-92), London type, Ealmund, diademed and cuirassed bust right, pellet inner circle around head, legend surrounding from lower left +o:ffa: r:ex+ pellet in O and chevron barred A, rev cross bottonee with four petals in saltire within central annulet, all within lozenge compartment with incurved sides and tri-pellets in angles, legend surrounding, with tri-pellet punctuation +e al mu nd, 1.17g (Chick 48a; Blunt 44; N.307; S.905). A superb portrait piece, small raised die flaw at top of head, toned, nearly extremely fine. £6,500

AS006 Coenwulf (796-821), portrait Penny, group II (c.805-810), Canterbury, Werheard, diademed bust right to edge of coin, linear inner circle, legend commences at upper left +coenvvlf rex m rev cross pommée with wedges in angles, within linear circle, +vverheard moneta with he ligated, outer beaded border both sides, 1.30g (BMC 78; N.344; S.915). Die flaw above head to inner circle, fully round of good metal, toned about extremely fine with a detailed portrait. £4,250

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AS007 Aethelberht (858-866), portrait Penny, Dudwine, half-length figure to edge of coin looking right, inner beaded circle, legend commences at lower left +aeÐelbearht rex, with ht ligated, rev large beaded voided cross, letters of inscription read horizontal, to vertical to angles of cross, +dvdvi ne moneta, outer beaded border both sides, 1.27g (BMC type I; N.620; S.1053). One tiny cut in rim, toned, extremely fine and extremely rare. £4,500

AS008 Edward the Elder (899-924), portrait Penny, Deorwald, robed half length portrait left within linear circle, legend commences at top +eadvveard rex, rev three crosses across centre, Moneyer’s name in two lines, cross above and below, deorv / vald mo outer beaded border both sides, 1.53g (BMC type III; N.651; S.1084). Small edge chip, very weak on head, good fine and rare. £1,250 We note the Moneyer Deorwald was responsible for the minting of the unique gold portrait penny of Edward the Elder which is the only Anglo-Saxon gold Penny currently outside of the British Museum. It can be seen at the Cantonal Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland.

AS009 Eadwig (955-959), Halfpenny, Winchester Mint, central cross pattee, linear circle surrounding, legend commences at top +eadvvig rex, linear and beaded outer circles both sides, rev pellet at centre of vertical line which terminates in a cross at each end, vv in across centre, 0.56g (BMC -; N.740/3; S.1128A). Chipped around nearly half of rim, otherwise toned, a bold very fine and of the highest rarity. £6,500 Found Calbourne Parish, Isle of Wight, 3rd May 2006 – Coin Register 2007 number 290, Early Medieval Corpus 2006.0203 The only other specimens recorded are the North Plate coin of different dies, which is not in the Fitzwilliam Museum as stated and another which has this reverse type, that has not been seen since the first half of the 19th Century.

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AS010 Aethelred II (978-1016), long cross type Penny (997-1003), Wynsige of Exeter Mint, draped bust left, pellet behind, legend commences at lower left + aeÐelraed rex anglo, rev long voided cross with three crescent terminals, + pyn sige mΩo eaxe, 1.68g (BMC type IVa; N.774; S.1151). Multiple peck marks both sides, toned, very fine. £375

AS011 Aethelred II, last small cross type Penny (100917), Byrhstan of Exeter Mint, draped and diademed bust left, pellet by forehead, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelred rex ang, rev small cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, + byrhstan on ea.x, 1.18g (BMC type I; N.777; S.1154). A couple of pecks on reverse, toned with a weak portrait, fine with clear legends, unusual with the pellet by forehead. £475

AS012 Aethelred II, first hand type Penny (979-985), Leofsige of Gloucester Mint, draped and diademed bust right, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelraed rex anglorx, rev Hand of Providence issuing down from clouds, A to left, W to right, pellet in cloud, linear circle surrounding, + leofsige mo gleapec, 1.52g (BMC type IIc; N.766; S.1144). A few peck marks each side, toned a bold very fine and very rare. £950

AS013 Aethelred II, helmet type Penny (979-985), Osferth of Lincoln Mint, armoured bust left to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left + aeÐelraed rex angl, rev long voided cross with three crescent terminals, over a smaller square cross with trefoil terminals, + osferÐ mo linc, 1.44g (BMC type VIII; N.775; S.1152). A few peck marks on obverse and a couple on reverse, toned a little undulating, very fine. £500 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


AS014 Aethelred II, first hand type Penny (979-985), Wulfstan of London Mint, draped and diademed bust right, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelraed rex anglorx, rev Hand of Providence issuing down from clouds, A to left, W to right, linear circle surrounding, + pvl.fstan mo lvndo, 1.54g (BMC type IIc; N.766; S.1144). Attractively toned, a little rim chipping, two small pecks on reverse, otherwise good very fine. £625

AS018 Aethelred II, Crux type Penny (991-997), Aelfric of Southwark Mint, draped bust left with sceptre, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelraed rex anglorx, rev voided cross within linear circle surrounding, letters c r v x in each angle, legend surrounding, + aelfric mo svdby, 1.11g (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148). Small rim chip, toned about very fine. £475 With very old stock ticket circa 1950 identifying coin as Sudbury Mint as a variety of Hildebrand 3578. Modern thinking has proven these Mint readings to relate to Southwark.

R C Lockett, English part I, Glendining, 8 June 1955, lot 667part th

AS015 Aethelred II, Crux type Penny (991-997), Wulfgar of London Mint, draped bust left with sceptre, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelred rex anglorx, rev voided cross within linear circle surrounding, letters c r v x each with a pellet in each angle, legend surrounding, + pvlfgar mo lvn, 1.41g (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148). Rim chip and small perforation around inner circle, toned very fine, unusual with the pelleted reverse. £350

AS019 Aethelred II, Crux type Penny (991-997), Aelfstan of Totnes Mint, draped bust left with sceptre, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelraed rex anglorx, rev voided cross within linear circle surrounding, letters c r v x in each angle, legend surrounding, + aelfstan mo tota, 1.17g (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148). One peck mark on obverse, a little undulating with an attractive tone, good very fine. £975

AS016 Aethelred II, long cross type Penny (997-1003), Eadwold of London Mint, draped bust left, pellet behind, legend commences at lower left .+. aeÐelred rex ang, rev long voided cross with three crescent terminals, pellet in two angles + ead pold m.o lvnd, 1.65g (BMC type IVa; N.774; S.1151). Dark tone, a bold very fine and unusual with the pellets on two reverse angles. £425

AS020 Aethelred II, Crux type Penny (991-997), Leofwine of Wallingford Mint, draped bust left with sceptre, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelraed rex anglorx, rev voided cross within linear circle surrounding, letters c r v x in each angle, legend surrounding, + leofpine mo peli, 1.67g (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148). Three peck marks on obverse and one on reverse, toned, good very fine and scarce. £675

AS017 Aethelred II, helmet type Penny (979-985), Aethelferth of London Mint, armoured bust left to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left + eÐelred rex ang, rev long voided cross with three crescent terminals, over a smaller square cross with trefoil terminals, first and third quarter with additional annulet + eÐelferÐ mo lvn, 1.11g (BMC type VIII; N.775; S.1152). Lightly creased and straightened, one peck mark on obverse, toned about very fine and very unusual with extra annulets. £475

AS021 Aethelred II, helmet type Penny (979-985), Brunstan of Winchester Mint, armoured bust left to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left + eÐelred rex ang, rev long voided cross with three crescent terminals, over a smaller square cross with trefoil terminals, + brvnstan mo pint, 1.34g (BMC type VIII; N.775; S.1152). Stronger obverse than reverse, toned, very fine / nearly very fine. £375

L A Lawrence, Glendining, 17th May 1950, lot 259 part

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AS022 Aethelred II, first small cross type Penny (978-9), Regenbald of York Mint, draped and diademed bust left with no shoulder, within linear circle, legend commences at top + aeÐelred rex angl, rev small cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, + regenbald mo efer, 1.26g (BMC type I; N.764; S.1143). Edge chipped, weak in parts with an old tone, quite dark at rim, nearly very fine and of the highest rarity. £2,500

AS026 Canute, helmet type Penny (1024-30), Aegelbriht of Ipswich Mint, helmeted bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, linear circle around, legend commences at right, +cnvt: r.ex ang, rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellets in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, +aegel.br.ih on gipes, 1.06g (BMC type XIV; N.787; S.1158). A few peck marks, light central crack, otherwise toned very fine. £375

Found “Pemberton’s Parlour” Chester City Walls hoard, 1914, originally sold by Jeweller, James Hindle of Darwen (established 1894) Ex Bonhams, 12th September 1996, lot 224 The only other specimen we can trace of this moneyer and type is the Montagu specimen, lot 762 now in the Britsh Museum

AS023 Canute (1016-35), helmet type Penny (102430), Leofwine of Dover Mint, helmeted bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, linear circle around, legend commences at right, cnv t r.e.cx an, rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellets in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, +lvfpine on dofr, 0.89g (BMC type XIV; N.787; S.1158). Weak in obverse legend, toned, good very fine. £600

AS024 Canute, short cross type Penny (1029-36), Eadwine of Dover Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at top, +cnv .t rc.c: rev short voided cross with pellet centre, within linear circle, +edpine on dofr:., 1.02g (BMC type XVI; N.790; S.1159). Uneven tone on obverse, an unusual title, good very fine. £575

AS025 Canute, quatrefoil type Penny (1017-23), Wulfric of Hertford Mint, crowned bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at top, +cnvt rex anglorv, rev long voided cross with pellet centre and three crescent terminals, over pelleted quatrefoil, +pvlfric on hreto, 0.93g (BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157). Attractively toned, good very fine. £625 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AS027 Canute, quatrefoil type Penny (1017-23), Aelfwic of London Mint, crowned bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at lower left, +cnvt rex anglor, rev long voided cross with pellet centre and three crescent terminals, over pelleted quatrefoil, +e.l.pic on lvnde, 0.98g (BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157). Toned very fine. £325

AS028 Canute, short cross type Penny (1029-36), Siric of Norwich Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at top, +cnvt .recx: rev short voided cross with pellet centre, within linear circle, +siric on norÐp, 1.08g (BMC type XVI; N.790; S.1159). Weak at centre, nearly very fine. £425

AS029 Canute, helmet type Penny (1024-30), Godwine of Oxford Mint, helmeted bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, linear circle around, legend commences at right, +cnvt re.x ang:, rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellets in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, +godpine on ocxen, 1.10g (BMC type XIV; N.787; S.1158). A couple of peck marks, has been discoloured from small repair to flan crack, otherwise very fine. £300 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


AS030 Canute, helmet type Penny (1024-30), Leofwine of Stamford Mint, helmeted bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, linear circle around, legend commences at right, +.cnvt rex a, rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellets in annulet in each angle, two angles with extra pellet, all within linear circle, +leofpine on sta, 0.93g (BMC type XIV; N.787; S.1158). Weak strike on obverse, very unusual with the extra pellets, toned, good fine. £500

AS034 Edward the Confessor, pyramids type Penny (1065-6), Ielfwine of Chichester Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left, eadpard rex, rev voided cross with filled centre, pellet topped pyramids in angles, all within linear oval, legend commences at upper right +ielfpine on cicrs, 1.33g (BMC type XV; N.831; S.1184). Toned with a nice portrait, good very fine. £750

AS035 Edward the Confessor, helmet type Penny (1053-6), Godric of Leicester Mint, helmeted bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at upper right, edper d rex, rev short voided cross with annulet centre, three crescent terminals, all within linear circle, +godric on leher, 1.16g (BMC type VII; N.825; S.1179). Weak in parts with a nice portrait, toned a bold very fine, reverse weaker, very rare. £1,250

AS031 Harold Harefoot (1035-40), jewel cross type Penny (Spring 1036-1038), Aelfwine of Oxford Mint, diademed bust left, legend commences at top, +haro ld rex:, rev cross of four ovals united by twin circles and central pellet, +aelfpine onn ocxe, 1.09g (BMC type I; N.802; S.1163). Flan a little undulating, toned good very fine. £1,500

B W Hunt Collection, from Spink 1955 Ernest Danson, DNW, 12th December 2005, lot 179

AS032 Edward the Confessor (1042-66), pacx type Penny (1042-4), Swota of Bedford Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at top, +edpa d recx, rev voided long cross with crescent terminals, annulet centre, letters p x c a in angles in wrong order, the A also over X, +spot on.n bedef, 0.82g (BMC type IV; N.813; S.1171). Dark tone, a bold very fine, unusual and very rare. £950

AS036 Edward the Confessor, hammer cross type Penny (1059-62), Oswold of Lewes Mint, crowned and draped bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at top, adpar. rd re, rev pellet at centre of voided cross with hammer type terminals, +ospold: on l’epe:, 1.31g (BMC type XI; N.828; S.1182). Light hairline surface crack on obverse, good detail otherwise, toned good very fine. £550

AS033 Edward the Confessor, pyramids type Penny (1065-6), Bruninc of Chester Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left, eadpard rex, rev voided cross with annulet centre, pellet topped pyramids in angles, all within linear circle, +brvninc on lege, 1.25g (BMC type XV; N.831; S.1184). Weak in legends, toned about very fine. £675

AS037 Edward the Confessor, hammer cross type Penny (1059-62), Godwine of Lewes Mint, crowned and draped bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at top, eadpar. rd re, rev pellet at centre of voided cross with hammer type terminals, +godpine on l’epe:. tri-pellet end to legend, 1.34g (BMC type XI; N.828; S.1182). Light tone about extremely fine. £675

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AS038 Edward the Confessor, pyramids type Penny (1065-6), Oswold of Lewes Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left, edpaidnperd, rev voided cross with criss-cross centre, pellet topped pyramids in angles, all within linear circle, +ospold on liepi, 1.33g (BMC type XV; N.831; S.1184). Has been pierced and plugged behind bust, struck from very crude dies with the extended King’s name, otherwise very fine. £200

AS039 Edward the Confessor, small flan type Penny (1048-50), Edwine of London Mint, diademed bust left to edge of coin, legend commences at top, edpa rd re, rev voided cross with pellet centre, +edpine on lv:, 0.71g (BMC type IVa; N.818; S.1175). Slightly perforated, toned nearly very fine. £350

AS041 Edward the Confessor, small flan type Penny (1048-50), Estmund of Thetford Mint, diademed bust left to edge of coin, legend commences at top, edpe rd re, rev voided cross with pellet centre, +estmvndon Ðe:, 0.94g (BMC type IVa; N.818; S.1175). Struck from crudely engraved dies, toned a bold fine. £275

AS042 Edward the Confessor, pyramids type Penny (1065-6), Brihtmaer of Wallingford Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at lower left, eapdard rex, rev voided cross with annulet centre, pellet topped pyramids in angles, all within linear circle, +brihtmaer on l’, 1.23g (BMC type XV; N.831; S.1184). A little weak on reverse legend, with a good portrait, a bold very fine and rare. £750 For a similar coin of this type and reading see Baldwin Auction 18, 12th October 1998, lot 1544

AS040 Edward the Confessor, hammer cross type Penny (1059-62), Wulfsige of Norwich Mint, crowned and draped bust right with sceptre to edge of coin, legend commences at top, eadpar. rd re, rev pellet at centre of voided cross with hammer type terminals, +pvlfsi: on norp:., 1.18g (BMC type XI; N.828; S.1182). Dark tone, a little blundered in parts, very fine. £500

AS043 Edward the Confessor, small flan type Penny (1048-50), Arngrim of York Mint, diademed bust left to edge of coin, legend commences at top, edpe rd re, rev voided cross with criss-cross centre, annulet in one angle, +arngrim on eo, 1.10g (BMC type IVa; N.818; S.1175). A little blundered in strike, toned very fine. £500

AS044 William I (1066-87), paxs type Penny (1083-6), Aelfred of Canterbury Mint, crowned facing bust with sceptre, no ornament on shoulders, crown type 3, within circle, legend commences at lower left, +pillelm rex, rev cross pattée within linear circle, letters p a x s within annulets in each angle, +ielfred on cntl, 1.39g (BMC type VIII, 542; N.850; S.1257). Slightly bent flan, toned, with a good face, a bold very fine. £850

AS045 William I, paxs type Penny (1083-6), Winedi of Canterbury Mint, crowned facing bust with sceptre, crown type 3, within circle, legend commences at lower left, +pillelm rex, rev cross pattée within linear circle, letters p a x s within annulets in each angle, +piliedi on cntlib, 1.33g (BMC type VIII, 570; N.850; S.1257). A little die clashing evident, toned very fine. £875 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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AS046 William I, paxs type Penny (1083-6), Oter of Dorchester Mint, crowned facing bust with sceptre, crown type 3, within circle, legend commences at lower left, +pillem rex, rev cross pattee within linear circle, letters p a x s within annulets in each angle, +oter on dorcetr, 1.38g (BMC type VIII, 632; N.850; S.1257). Double struck on crown, toned a bold very fine and very rare, an interesting mint reading literally saying “Dorset”. £1,250

AS047 William I, profile Penny (1066-8), Wulfmaer of Romney Mint, crowned bust with sceptre left to edge of coin, +illemv rexi rev cross fleury with annulet centre, within linear circle, +pvlfmaer on rv, 1.32g (BMC type I, 39; N.839; S.1250). Toned, one rim knock, a bold very fine and very rare. £1,850

AS048 William I, paxs type Penny (1083-6), Aeldoulf of Southwark Mint, crowned facing bust with sceptre, crown type 1, within circle, legend commences at lower left, +pillelm rex, rev cross pattée within linear circle, letters p a x s within annulets in each angle, +iildoiif on svÐe, 1.34g (BMC type VIII, 957; N.848; S.1257). Flat spot in legend both sides due to weak strike, with a good portrait, toned a bold very fine. £850

AS049 William I, paxs type Penny (1083-6), Lifword of Southwark Mint, crowned facing bust with sceptre, crown type 1, within circle, legend commences at lower left, +pillelm rex, rev cross pattée within linear circle, letters p a x s within annulets in each angle, +lifpord on svÐe, 1.40g (BMC type VIII, 964; N.848; S.1257). Weak in parts very fine. £875

Very Rare Two Stars Penny of William II

AS050 William II (1087-1100), cross voided type Penny (1092-5), Wulbold of Canterbury Mint, crowned facing bust to bottom of coin, with star either side of face, annulet on shoulder, linear circle around, + pillelm rex rev voided cross pattée with annulet in centre over a cross annulettee, all within linear circle, +piilbold on cnt, 1.35g (BMC type III, 179; N.853; S.1260). Weakly struck both sides, toned, nearly very fine and very rare. £3,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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AS051 Stephen (1135-54), Watford type Penny (1136-45), Acelin of Bury St Edmunds Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre, within beaded circle, legend commences at left, +stiefnie r[e], rev cross moline with a fleur in each angle, within beaded circle, +acelin:on:[sant], 1.29g (BMC 3; Eaglen 35; N.873; S.1278). Usual irregular shape, dark tone, nearly very fine. £575

AS052 Stephen, Watford type Penny (1136-45), Gilebert of Bury St Edmunds Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre, within beaded circle, legend commences at left, +stifn[e rex:], rev cross moline with a fleur in each angle, pellet on each limb of cross, within beaded circle, +gille[bert:on:]sa:, 1.38g (BMC 7; Eaglen 24Aa; N.876; S.1278). With a bold portrait, dark tone, usual flat spots, quite round, good very fine for issue. £750

AS053 Stephen, Watford type Penny (1136-45), Gilebert of Bury St Edmunds Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre, within beaded circle, legend commences at left, +stie[fne] rev cross moline with a fleur in each angle, within beaded circle, +gilebert:on:edm:, 1.05g (BMC 4; Eaglen 27Cc; N.873; S.1278). Cracked, short of flan with central pinhole, otherwise nearly very fine. £275

AS054 Stephen, Watford type Penny (1136-45) Falche of Wilton Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre, within beaded circle, legend commences at left, [+stie]fne r. rev cross moline with a fleur in each angle, within beaded circle, [+falc]he:on:[pilt:], 1.37g (BMC 115; N.873; S.1278). Irregular square shaped flan, weakly struck but as minted, about very fine for issue. £750 Ex Pimprez Hoard, Spink Auction 170, 6th October 2004, lot 480

AS055 Stephen, Watford type Penny (1136-45), Alfwold of Winchester Mint, crowned bust right with sceptre, within beaded circle, legend commences at left, [+stie]fne r. rev cross moline with a fleur in each angle, within beaded circle, [+alfwo]ld:on:pin[:], 1.21g (BMC 119; N.873; S.1278). Weak strike as usual, fully round, toned nearly very fine for issue. £375 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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Hammered Gold

BH001 Edward III (1327-77), Noble, Pre-Treaty Period, class E, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and to right, ornaments on top line of hull 1-11-11-11 quatrefoils 3/4, hI type legend, annulet stops both sides, rev tiny closed E at centre, ornate cross with crown over lion in each angle, lis above lion in third quarter, all within tressure of eight arcs, small fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, legend has error traiieiciis the E and C transposed, also E over C in ihe, 7.63g (Schneider 23; Doubleday 58; Lawrence dies V/47-8; N.1160; S.1488). A little double struck on obverse, fully round and of full weight, good very fine with clear legends, very rare. £5,000

BH002 Edward III, Noble, Pre-Treaty Period, class G, with “Kingless” legend error, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, five whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, ornaments on top line of hull -11-11- quatrefoils 3/4, hy.b.e type legend, broken annulet stops, error C for E in Kings name and rex title omitted, rev large closed E at centre, ornate cross with crown over lion in each angle, lis above lion in second quarter, all within tressure of eight arcs, small triangular fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, annulet stops, 7.52g (Schneider 40; Doubleday 93; Lawrence dies AU/3; N.1179; S.1490). A little oval in shape, good very fine with clear legends, very rare obverse error. £4,250

BH003 Edward III, Noble, Treaty Period, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, four whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and two to right, ornaments on top line of hull -11-11 quatrefoils 4/4, lower part of bowsprit absent, saltire before King’s name, saltire stops both sides, rev large closed E at centre, ornate cross with crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, 7.62g (Schneider 75; Doubleday 216; N.1231; S.1502). Small lamination at top of obverse, with a pleasing portrait, good very fine. £5,000 recently removed from an MS63 NGC holder

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BH004 Edward III, Quarter-Noble, Transitional Treaty Period, quartered shield of arms within beaded and linear tressures of eight arcs, trefoils on cusps and in spandrels, all within beaded circle, saltire stops both sides, rev central angular compartment with large pellet at centre, annulets on apexes, all over ornamental cross potent with lis terminals, lions in outer angles, all within beaded and linear tressures of eight arcs, trefoils in spandrels, beaded circle surrounding, small letter T’s in legend, 1.91g (Schneider -; Doubleday 192 this coin; Lawrence dies b/3; N.1224; S.1501). Small edge nick, oval shape, a little die flawed, otherwise nearly extremely fine. £1,250 G V Doubleday, Glendining, 7th June 1972, lot 192

BH005 Edward III, Quarter-Noble, Transitional Treaty Period, quartered shield of arms within beaded and linear tressures of eight arcs, trefoils on cusps, blank spandrels, all within beaded circle, saltire stops both sides, rev small central cross pattée with pellet centre and angles, extending into ornamental cross potent with lis terminals, lions in outer angles, all within twin linear tressures of eight arcs, pellets in spandrels, beaded circle surrounding, large letter I’s and N in legend, 1.83g (Schneider 74; Doubleday 213; Lawrence dies q/18; N.1224; S.1501). Struck on a broad flan though a little short in part, the very last issue of the transitional period, very fine and rare. £950

BH006 Edward III, Quarter-Noble, Treaty Period, annulet before King’s name, curule X in legend, quartered shield of arms within beaded and linear tressures of eight arcs, stalked trefoils on cusps, blank spandrels, all within beaded circle, saltire stops both sides, rev small lis in central compartment of ornamental cross with lis terminals, lions in outer angles, all within twin linear tressures of eight arcs, beaded circle surrounding, 1.77g (Schneider 90; Doubleday 257 this coin; N.1244; S.1511). Lightly toned, a pleasing very fine. £950 G V Doubleday, Glendining, 7th June 1972, lot 257

BH007 Richard II (1377-99), Noble, type 1B, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, four whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, one slightly doubled, and one to right, ornaments on top line of hull 1-1-1-1, quatrefoils 5/4, no mark visible above sail, saltire stops both sides, rev large R at centre of trefoil angled compartment over ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, trefoil fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée off-centre to left, 7.70g (Schneider 133; N.1302; S.1654). Tiny dig on King’s nose, a few other tiny spots, a little weak of strike at stern of ship, otherwise fully round, of full weight a pleasing very fine and rare. £5,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH008 Richard II, Noble, type 1B / 2A mule, King standing in ship holding sword and shield, four whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, ornaments on top line of hull 1-1-1-1, quatrefoils 5/4, no mark visible above sail, saltire stops both sides, rev large R at centre of broken trefoil angled compartment over ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée double entered, saltire stops before, 7.70g (Schneider 126/-; N.1302; S.1654/1655). Lightly creased and weakly struck in parts, fully round with a bold portrait, about very fine for issue and rare with the muled dies and unusual reverse mint mark. £3,750

BH009 Henry IV (1399-1413), Noble, light coinage (1412-3), King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, ornaments on top line of hull -11-1-, second line includes annulet and trefoil, quatrefoils 3/4, saltire before King’s name, saltire stops both sides, no ampersand before Aquitaine title, rev pellet and h at centre of trefoil angled compartment over ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, slipped trefoil over lion in 3rd quarter, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs in spandrels, initial mark cross pattée, 6.99g (Schneider type V; N.1355; S.1715). Creased and straightened, surface fissure on crease on obverse, weak in parts, about fine with defining features clearly visible, fully round and of full weight for the light issue, very rare. £5,000

BH010 Henry VI, first reign (1422-61), Noble, annulet issue (1422-30), King standing in ship holding sword and shield, annulet by sword arm, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with two ropes to left, and one to right, ornaments on top line of hull -11-1, quatrefoils 3/3, trefoil stops, rev h at centre of trefoil angled compartment over ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, large fleurs and one annulet in spandrels, initial mark lis, annulet stops, 7.00g (Schneider 274; N.1414; S.1799). Spade mark evident on sail, and slight abrasion on corresponding part of reverse, sharply struck, with a pleasing portrait, fully round and of full weight, good very fine. £4,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH011 Edward IV, first reign (1461-70), Ryal, light coinage (1464-70), King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, rose on hull flag at stern with letter E, trefoil stops both sides, rev rose on sunburst at centre over ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, fleurs in spandrels, initial mark crown, 7.66g (Schneider 359/361; N.1549; S.1950). Slightly double struck, oval shape of full weight, a bold very fine and pleasing. £3,750

BH012 Edward IV, Ryal, light coinage (1464-70), King standing in ship holding sword and shield, three whole lis in upper left quarter, ship rigging with three ropes to left, and one to right, rose on hull flag at stern with letter E, trefoil stops both sides, rev rose on sunburst at centre over ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within tressure of eight arcs, fleurs in spandrels, initial mark crown, error legend trasiens first N omitted and latter N over S, 7.55g (Schneider 360/-; N.1549; S.1950). Tiny short hairline crack at centre, just a few millimetres long, about very fine with a bold portrait, very rare with the reverse legend error and overstrike. £3,750

BH013 Henry VI, restored (Oct. 1470-Apr. 1471), Angel, St Michael spearing dragon, no initial mark on obverse, trefoil stops both sides, rev initial mark lis at end of legend indicative �������������������������������������������� perhaps of a York Mint striking, ship sailing right, quartered shield on hull, h and lis close to mast above, reads “nos” for “no” in legend, 4.63g ������ (Schneider 450; B&W type 5/9 var.; N.1613; ����������������� S.2078). Lightly clipped around upper third, nearly very fine to very fine with a very clear Angel portrait, very rare. £8,500 The Sheffield Collection, Spink Noble, 18th November 1993, lot 2656 The style and workmanship of this coin falls into the “Lis Group” identified by Webb-Ware in his work which remains unpublished, but the main elements of which are discussed in Schneider Sylloge (47), page 38 and also in Lord Stewartby’s work “English Coins 1180-1551” page 363 and 425. The style differs from the regular coins of the Tower Mint and could be from another London workshop, or more likely a branch mint in York. This example carries a lis at the end of legend on the reverse die, a mark associated with the York Mint in Henry’s First Reign (1422-61).

BH014 Edward IV, second reign (1471-83), Angel, St Michael spearing dragon, initial mark heraldic cinquefoil both sides (1480-3), saltire stops both sides, rev ship sailing right, quartered shield on hull, E and rose close to mast above, 4.98g ��������������������������������������� (Schneider 467; N.1626; S.2091). Good fine to near very fine. £1,950 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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An Extremely Rare Opportunity To Acquire an Example of One of the Only True Gold Coins of the Reign of King Edward V

BH015 Edward V (9th April – 25th June 1483), Angel, �������������������������������������������������������� St Michael spearing dragon, initial mark halved sun and rose both sides, saltire stops both sides, legend reads edward di gra rex angl z franc, rev ship sailing right, quartered shield on hull, E and rose by mast above, legend reads per crvcem tvam salva nos xpc redemt, 5.06g ������������������������ (Schneider 482/-; B&W type XXII no 8/9; N.1626; S.2144A). The only type of coin in any metal that is definitively of King Edward V, fully round and of good weight, a pleasing very fine for the issue and of the highest rarity. £65,000 Newly sourced, this fresh specimen of the distinctive Edward V Angel brings the total number of known specimens to six that have been in commerce, three of which are listed by Woodhead in the entry and footnote to Schneider 482. As far as we can ascertain there is no specimen of this exact type of coin in the British Museum, or the Fitzwilliam Museum, two of the biggest numismatic institutional collections in this country. This coin has the same obverse die as the Schneider coin (482) and the same reverse die as the G C Drabble specimen sold at Glendining on 4th July 1939 lot 119 for £20 to A H Baldwin. The Angel with this distinctive DI GRA obverse has been formally identified as issued within the 76 days of the reign of the 12 year old Edward V, who was deposed by his uncle Richard, Duke of Gloucester and later died in the Tower of London with his younger brother. Only the Mint of London was active during this period, and thus far only the Angel gold coins have proven definitively to be of King Edward V, resulting from the research detailed in Schneider (Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles volume 47), pages 40-41. In this research most significantly it appears from contemporary evidence that the DI GRA dies were ordered by Lord Hastings by mandate from the Lord Treasurer and a mere 49lb and 10oz of gold coin struck before the 13th June 1483, it could not be later as Hastings was executed upon that day. The mintage of the Angel and presumably it’s half was therefore tiny when compared with surrounding issues. The research detailed in Schneider is based on Webb-Ware’s still unpublished 1985 essay which has had key elements gradually incorporated into the listings in the Standard Catalogue of British Coins. Thus giving the A number 2144A listing the Edward V dies seperately to those of Edward IV and revising the older work of Christopher Blunt and C A Whitton. Lord Stewartby’s“English Coins 1180-1551“published in 2009 also incorporates elements of this work and discusses this issue in more detail on pages 378-9.

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BH016 Henry VII (1485-1509), Half-Angel, class V, St Michael spearing dragon, initial mark downward pheon (1505-9) both sides, saltire stops both sides, rev ship sailing right, quartered shield on hull, h and rose by mast above, 2.53g (Schneider 546; N.1702; S.2192). Slight hairline crack around part of inner circle, otherwise struck on a very broad flan with excellent portraiture, good very fine. £2,950

BH017 Henry VIII (1509-47), Angel, first coinage (1509-26), St Michael spearing dragon, initial mark crowned portcullis with chains both sides, saltire stops both sides, rev ship sailing right, quartered shield on hull, h and rose by mast above, 5.09g (cf. Schneider 562; N.1760; S.2265). Of bright appearance, fully round a bold very fine. £2,650

BH018 Henry VIII, Crown of the Double Rose, second coinage (1526-44), crowned rose, crowned h to left for Henry, crowned K to right for Katherine of Aragon, initial mark rose both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, legend reads agl in titles, 3.64g (Schneider 581 / -; N.1788; S.2273). One tiny flan split into legend, fully round with good detail on the rose, pleasantly toned a bold very fine. £3,250 The reverse die not represented in the Schneider collection.

BH019 Henry VIII, Crown of the Double Rose, Bristol Mint, third coinage (1544-7), crowned rose, crowned h to left, crowned R, VIII type legend, pellet stops both sides, rev initial mark WS monogram, for Mint Master William Sharington on reverse only, crowned quartered shield of arms, crowned h to left, crowned R to right, flower at end of legend, 3.13g (cf. Schneider 640; N.1836; S.2309). Pleasing copper red tone, a pleasing very fine for this very rare issue. £3,500

BH020 Henry VIII, Halfcrown, Posthumous Issue (1547-51), crowned rose, h to left, R to right, initial mark pellet in annulet both sides, lozenge stops both sides, legend error C for D in D:G: rev crowned quartered shield of arms, h to left, R to right, 1.53g (Schneider -/651; N.1837; cf. S.2399). A little ragged around rim, some traces of red wax in lettering, about very fine and extremely rare being the ultimate transitional piece of 1547 going into the posthumous period of Henry VIII. £2,250 The same reverse die as Schneider 651, Whitton (BNJ XXVI, page 181 variant 4), attributes this coin to the Posthumous period based on the use of lozenge stops (plate X no.12). North catalogues this piece in the 3rd Coinage of Henry based on the use of the pellet in annulet initial mark which the current Spink catalogue also reflects.

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A Very Rare Edward VI Second Period Sovereign Issued for Only Six Months At The Southwark Mint

BH021 Edward VI (1547-53), Sovereign, Southwark Mint, second period (Jan.1549 – Apr.1550), crowned full seated figure of King on throne holding sword and orb, cherub supporters on arms of throne all within linear circle, initial mark Y both sides, legend reads Y edward; vi; d;g; agl; fran; et; hib; rex *; flower at end of legend, rev crowned quartered shield of arms with lion and griffin supporters, E R on ornate banner below, all within linear circle, legend reads y his; avtem; transiens: per medi; illor; ibat. outer beaded border both sides, 10.77g (Schneider 685; N.1906; S.2433). Small short scratch on reverse by Lion’s head, pleasing light red tone, nearly very fine with a clear facial portrait of the King, very rare. £19,500 W J W Potter in his article on the Coinage of Edward VI in his own name (BNJ volume XXXI, 1962, pp.125-137) mentions that the issue of Sovereigns of mint mark Y at Southwark were only issued from two pairs of different dies in this short six month period in the older Julian calendar (Schneider 684 and 685) hence the relative rarity when compared to the sovereigns of the 3rd period.

BH022 Edward VI, Half-Sovereign, Tower Mint, second period (Jan.1549 – Apr.1550), crowned bust of King right within linear circle, initial mark arrow both sides, lozenge stops, rev quartered shield of arms on crowned frame, E to left R to right within linear circle, flower stops in legend, outer beaded border both sides, 4.95g (cf. Schneider 672; N.1911; S.2438). Light red tone, pleasing portrait, very fine. £7,500

BH023 Mary, (1553-4), Angel, class I, St Michael slaying dragon, wire line inner circle surrounding, initial mark� pomegranate and annulet stops both sides, rev ship sailing right, flat decks, large quartered arms, M and rose by mast above, plain forecastles, calm sea, 4.31g (Schneider 714/715; N.1958; S.2490). Clipped, a little ragged, good fine and very rare, the first specimen we have come across of this obverse and reverse die combination. £5,750 We note the Schneider Collection does not carry an example of these dies.

BH024 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Half-Pound, third to fourth issue, crowned bust left with ear visible, within beaded circle, initial mark castle (1569-71) and pellet stops both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, E to left, R to right, outer beaded circle both sides, 5.11g (Schneider -/747; N.1994; S.2520B). Tiny rim nick, light tone, weak in parts, very fine. £6,750 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BH025 Elizabeth I, Pound, sixth issue, crowned bust left, breaking beaded circle, initial mark tun (1592-5) both sides, pellet and comma stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, E to left, R to right, annulet stops, outer beaded circle both sides, 11.12g (Schneider 798; N.2008; S.2534). Lightly toned, with a very light crease, very detailed portrait weak in parts, a little double struck with some die clashing, good very fine, the first mark of the Pound denomination issued. £14,500

BH026 Elizabeth I, Pound, seventh issue, crowned bust left, breaking beaded circle, initial mark 2 (1602) both sides, pellet and comma stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, E to left, R to right, pellet stops, outer beaded circle both sides, 10.93g (Schneider 806; N.2008; S.2539). Slightly double struck and weak in parts, lightly toned of generally bright appearance, fully round, nearly extremely fine with a better reverse than the Schneider specimen, very rare as the last issue of the reign. £17,500 Morton and Eden, London, 20th May 2003, lot 398

BH027 Elizabeth I, Angel, fifth issue, St Michael spearing dragon, initial mark escallop (1584-6) both sides, pellet and comma stops, rev ship sailing right, upright bowsprit and slanting decks, quartered shield on hull, E and rose by mast above, pellet stops, outer beaded circle both sides, 5.12g (Schneider 788; N.2005; S.2531). Weakly struck in parts, lightly toned, about very fine, good pleasing face on the Angel. £4,750

BH028 James I (1603-25), Angel, second coinage, St. Michael spearing dragon, initial mark escallop (1606-7) over rose both sides, rev large quartered shield upon ship sailing right, I and rose by mast above, pellet and comma stops both sides, 4.53g (Schneider 15; N.2081; S.2615). Pleasing red tone, well centred and fully round, good very fine, very unusual to find without a piercing and with a lengthy provenance. £8,500 Augustus Thellusson, Sotheby, 19-20th October 1931, lot 76 W L Raynes, Glendining, 15-17th February 1950, lot 177 Spink Auction 54, 20th June 1986, lot 54 Spink Auction 101, 24th November 1993, lot 42

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BH029 James I, Rose Ryal, second coinage, full length seated figure of King facing, crowned and robed on throne holding orb and sceptre, portcullis below, tressure and beaded circle surrounding intruded top and bottom, initial mark rose (1605-6), rev quartered shield upon ornate rose within beaded circle, outer beaded circle both sides, 13.70g (Schneider 6; N.2079; S.2613). Pleasing red tone, weakly struck at top right of portcullis and corresponding part of reverse, otherwise with good detail, fully round, good very fine. £17,500

BH030 James I, Unite, second coinage, fifth armoured half length crowned bust right, holding orb and sceptre, crown and sceptre break inner beaded circle, outer beaded circle both sides, initial mark cinquefoil (1613-5) both sides, pellet and colon stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, I to left, R to right, colon punctuation in legend, 9.90g (Schneider 28; N.2085; S.2620). V shaped shortness of flan intrudes legend, coin of full weight and on a broad flan so rim fault resultant from striking, with a bold facial portrait, about very fine. £1,500

BH031 James I, Unite, second coinage, fifth armoured half length crowned bust right, holding orb and sceptre, crown and sceptre break inner beaded circle, outer beaded circle both sides, initial mark plain cross (1618-9) both sides, pellet and colon stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, I to left, R to right, pellet punctuation in legend, 9.99g (Schneider -; N.2085; S.2620). Fully round, weakly struck mainly on reverse, nearly very fine, a very rare mark, no example present in the Schneider Collection. £1,650

BH032 James I, Double Crown, second coinage, fourth armoured crowned bust right, within inner beaded circle, outer beaded circle both sides, initial mark coronet (1607-9) both sides, pellet and colon stops, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, I to left, R to right, colon punctuation in legend, 5.00g (Schneider 34; N.2087; S.2622). One of the most pleasing we have seen for this denomination, small striking flaw in front of chest, otherwise of full weight and fully round, with a pleasing red tone, extremely fine. £3,500 Glendining, 29th January 1997, lot 228

BH033 James I, Crown, second coinage, crowned fifth bust right, legend and beaded inner and outer circles surrounding both sides, pellet and comma stops, initial mark book on lectern (1616-7) both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, pellet stops, 2.46g (Schneider 55; N.2092; S.2626). Struck on a broad flan, a very rare mintmark, about very fine with an aged provenance. £1,950 Alexander Mann, Sotheby, 29th October 1917, lot 329 R.C. Lockett, part two, Glendining, 15th October 1956, lot 2106

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BH034

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BH034 James I, Laurel, third coinage, third laureate and draped bust left, value in field, within beaded circle, colon stops, initial mark thistle (1621-3) both sides, rev long cross fourchée over crowned quartered shield of arms breaks inner beaded circle, no stops in legend, outer beaded border both sides, 9.00g (Schneider -; N.2113; S.2638A). Weak in parts, the initial mark not present in the Schneider collection, toned very fine. £1,950 BH035 James I, Half-Laurel, third coinage, fourth laureate and draped bust left, value in field, within beaded circle, colon stops, initial mark rose (1620-1) both sides, rev long cross fourchée over crowned quartered shield of arms breaks inner beaded circle, no stops in legend, outer beaded border both sides, 4.49g (Schneider 90; N.2117; S.2641A). Fully round, crisp and pleasing, toned extremely fine. £3,500 BH036 James I, Quarter-Laurel, third coinage, fourth laureate and draped bust left, value in field, within beaded circle, colon stops, initial mark trefoil (1624) both sides, rev long cross fourchée over crowned quartered shield of arms breaks inner beaded circle, no stops in legend, outer beaded border both sides, 2.29g (Schneider 100; N.2119; S.2642B). Weak in parts of legend, with a pleasing portrait, nearly extremely fine. £975

BH037 Charles I (1625-49), Angel, Tower Mint, St. Michael spearing dragon, breaks inner beaded circle, value in field to right, initial mark castle (1627-8) both sides, colon pellet stops, rev ship with heraldic sail left breaks inner beaded circle, weak pellet stops in legend, 3.91g (cf. Schneider 102; cf. Brooker 2; N.2144; S.2684). Pierced and plugged twice, cleaned with associated discolouration, otherwise about very fine and very rare. £1,500 We note both Brooker and Schneider Collections did not contain an example of this overstruck variety.

BH038 Charles I, Unite, Tower Mint, group B, second crowned bust left, breaks inner beaded circle, value in field, pellet comma stops in legend, no stops at initial mark castle (1627-8), rev crowned quartered shield of arms breaks inner beaded circle, no stops in legend, castle mark at end of legend, 9.09g (cf. Schneider 123; Brooker -/41; N.2149; S.2687). A little double struck, with a light red tone, rare with the reverse mark at end of legend, very fine. £2,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH039 Charles I, Unite, Tower Mint, group D, fifth crowned bust left, touches inner beaded circle, value in field, legend reads mag for ma, pellet comma stops in legend, initial mark bell (1634-5), rev crowned oval quartered shield of arms breaks inner beaded circle, crowned C to left, crowned R to right, pellet stops in legend, large bell at end of legend, 8.93g (Schneider -/151; cf. Brooker 90; N.2153; S.2692). A weak very fine and rare with the legend and initial mark varieties. £2,150

BH040 Charles I, Crown, Tower Mint, group D, fifth crowned bust left, within inner beaded circle, value in field, pellet stops in legend, initial mark inverted triangle in circle over star (1641-3), rev crowned oval quartered shield of arms breaks inner beaded circle, crowned C to left, crowned R to right, pellet stops in legend, 2.22g (cf. Schneider 254; cf. Brooker 218-9; N.2185; S.2715). Good fine and very rare with the overstruck initial mark. £875 P W P Carlyon-Britton, portion bought by Seaby c.1938 from Raymond Carlyon-Britton R C Lockett, English part five, Glendining, 17th October 1961, lot 4465 part with his ticket

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A Museum-Quality Oxford Triple Unite of 1642

BH041 Charles I, Triple Unite, 1642, Oxford Mint, half-length crowned figure of King left holding sword and palm branch, Oxford plume in field behind, all within inner beaded circle, initial mark Oxford plume, legend reads carolvs: d: g: mag: brit: fran: et: hi: rex rev Declaration inscription in three wavy lines divided by ruled wavy lines, relig: prot / leg: ang / liber: par, date in field below, three Oxford plumes and value above between stops, all within beaded inner circle, initial mark five pellets at left legend, colon punctuation, legend reads :exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici: outer beaded circle both sides, 26.95g (Beresford-Jones dies III/S2; Schneider 286; Brooker 832; N.2381; S.2724). With a golden red tone, fully round with a pleasing portrait, only a little weak on the sword hilt and corresponding part of reverse, slight rim flaw in the striking where metal has not splayed out, otherwise good very fine with a provenance of museum quality, rare. ÂŁ75,000 American Numismatic Society Museum, this coin noted as duplicate in their collection by AHB correspondent in viewing their collection December 1988 Glendining, 10th October 1989, lot 827 Spink Auction 128, 7th October 1998, lot 407

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An Exceptional 1643 Oxford Unite

BH042 Charles I, Unite, 1643, Oxford Mint, crowned bust left with hands holding sword and palm branch, value behind head, all within inner beaded circle, initial mark Oxford plume, rev legend on banner which is continuous into three line declaration in centre, date in field below, three Oxford plumes above, 8.97g (Schneider 318; cf. Brooker 850; N.2389; S.2734). Slightly irregular shape, well struck portrait, almost extremely fine and rare this nice. £16,500

BH043 Commonwealth (1649-60), Unite, 1653, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark sun, legends in English, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, outer beaded border both sides, 8.83g (Schneider 341; N.2715; S.3208). Annealing flaw around base of obverse shield and on corresponding part of reverse which is weaker, otherwise good very fine. £7,500

BH044 Commonwealth, Double Crown, 1651, English shield within laurel and palm branches, no stops either side of initial mark sun, legends in English, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, outer beaded border both sides, 4.47g (Schneider 350; N.2717; S.3210). A superb striking on a broad flan with fantastic detail, a pleasing red tone with proof-like lustre, a pleasing extremely fine, reverse better, very rare thus. £18,500

BH045 Commonwealth, Crown, 1649, English shield within laurel and palm branches, no stops either side of initial mark sun, legends in English, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, outer beaded border both sides, 2.33g (Schneider 357; N.2719; S.3212). A little weak on high points, good very fine and rare as the initial date of the series. £7,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH046 Charles II (1660-85), hammered coinage (1660-2), gold Broad or Unite of Twenty Shillings, second coinage with mark of value, laureate and draped bust left, no berries in wreath, initial mark crown, toothed outer border both sides, rev crowned quartered oval shield of arms, C to left and R to right, O over A in florent, 8.98g (Schneider 395, class II, O4/R4; N.2754; S.3304). Toned about very fine, reverse better, and rare. £6,500

Touched by the King Himself, King James II Gold Touchpiece

BH047 James II (1685-88), gold Touch-Piece, engraved by John Roettier, small flan, pierced in the style of an Angel, machine-made, three masted ship in full sail left, a depiction of the “The Royal Sovereign”, iaco.ii.d.g.m.b.fr.et.hi. rex, beaded border surrounding each side, rev struck en médaille, St Michael slaying dragon, soli. deo gloria, edge plain, 1.75g (Woolf O1/R2). Pierced good very fine and very rare. £950 Though produced by now by milled coin technique, the touch-pieces are included in this section of the list due to their affinity with the gold Angel. According to Woolf (“The Sovereign Remedy” published by BANS) James II was far more prolific in his touching ceremonies than his elder brother, with no limit to the number he would touch on a given day. In his first year as King alone he touched as many as 14,364 for the King’s evil. However in reigning for a shorter time his 12 month average for each year was 12,000 people, and he was spending at least £3,000 a year on the manufacture of gold touch pieces such as this. In total we are therefore looking at mintage of James II touch-pieces at just under half the amount produced for Charles II, proven by their rarity today. The design of the ship on obverse was carried over from the Charles II touch-piece that was a true image of the largest ship afloat in the world at that time “The Royal Sovereign” freshly named in 1660 having been originally launched as “The Sovereign of the Seas” at Woolwich in 1637. Nick-named the “Golden Devil” by the Dutch for her extensive gilt decoration, she weighed 1,605 tons and could carry up to 104 guns if required. Re-fitted in 1651 as merely “The Sovereign” and again in 1684 she was later destroyed by fire at Chatham Docks on 27th January 1696. Woolf has the successive names for this ship in reverse order to what Naval records show, and we herewith have foot-noted them in the correct order. “The Royal Sovereign” did make another numismatic appearance previously on the Pattern Farthings of 1662.

Touched by Queen Anne Herself, an Extremely Rare Gold Touchpiece

BH048 Anne (1702-14), gold Touch-Piece, pierced in the style of an Angel, machine-made, three masted ship in full sail left, a depiction of the “The Royal Sovereign”, anna.d:g.m.b: f:et.h:reg: beaded border surrounding each side, rev struck en médaille, St Michael slaying dragon, soli. deo gloria. edge plain, 3.21g (Woolf O-/R2). Pierced, the punctuation of the obverse not recorded by Woolf, good very fine and very rare. £1,250 According to Woolf circa 19,400 pieces were struck throughout the reign of Queen Anne who was more reluctant to be involved in the touching ceremonies. This makes them the rarest of the gold touch-pieces on mintage figures alone. This is again borne out by their rarity today.

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Hammered Silver POUND

The Finest Known Charles I Shrewsbury Single Plume Reverse Pound of 1642

BH049 Charles I (1625-49), Pound, Shrewsbury Mint, 1642, variety with single plume reverse, King on horseback left, holding upright sword, scarf behind, trampling over arms and militaria including drum and cannon on grassy groundline, Shrewsbury plume in field, beaded circle surrounding, colon stops in legend that reads : carolvs: d: g: mag: brit: fran: et: hib: rex, outer beaded circle both sides, rev Declaration in two lines between ruled lines, relig.prot.leg / ang. liber. par, value between stops above, single Shrewsbury plume above, date below declaration, inner beaded circle surrounding, legend reads from left :exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici edge, plain, 120.91g (Brooker 798 this coin; Morrieson C-1 BNJ XII, p.195-211; N.2363; S.2919). Two small flan splits on reverse, usual hammered plain edge, some shortness of flan and some rim cud, very well struck with incredible detail apparent, even the tool marks from the die apparent in the fields, pleasing tone, a little double struck in legend, good very fine, but as struck and the finest of the six known specimens, extremely rare, with an impeccable provenance. £45,000 John G Murdoch, part III, Sotheby, 8th June 1903, lot 78, sold for £12 to Spink Cumberland Clark, Sotheby, 22nd January 1914, lot 65, sold for £12/10/- to Spink H M Lingford, Glendining, 24th October 1950, lot 140, sold for £80 to Spink John G Brooker, SCBI 33, 798, collection dispersed through Spink c.1980 Herman Selig, part I, Spink Auction 70, 31st May 1989, lot 127 sold for £3,200 hammer Paul Karon, Spink Auction 129, 17th November 1998, lot 86 sold for £5,500 hammer

HALF-POUNDS

A Half-Pound Struck over a Pound

BH050 Charles I (1625-49), Half-Pound, Shrewsbury Mint, 1642, variety with Half-Pound obverse and reverse struck over Pound reverse and obverse (Morrieson type C-1), King on horseback left, holding upright sword, sash behind, Shrewsbury plume in field, beaded circle surrounding, colon stops in legend that reads carolvs: d: g: mag: bri: fra: et: hib: rex, initial mark group of nine pellets, outer beaded circle both sides, rev Declaration in two lines between ruled lines, relig:prot:leg / angl: liber: parl, value X above, three Shrewsbury plumes above, date below declaration, inner beaded circle surrounding, legend reads from left :exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici edge, plain, 61.67g (Brooker 801 this coin; Morrieson B-4; N.2364; S.2920). The Pound dies seemingly used in error to strike this flan at first, an interesting correction in that the obverse is over the error reverse and vice versa, toned, weak in parts from the overstrike, otherwise good very fine and perhaps unique with a great provenance. £14,500 We note Brooker 803 is a Halfpound that carries a Pound obverse of a differing kind for Shrewsbury H G C Day, in the Baldwin copy of Ryan (below) we note we sold this coin to Day in 1918 for £6/15/- and bought it back in 1935 V J E Ryan, Glendining, 22nd Janaury 1952, lot 1272, sold for £19 to A H Baldwin John G Brooker, SCBI 33, 798, collection dispersed through Spink c.1980 with his ticket

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BH051 Charles I, Half-Pound, Shrewsbury Mint, 1642, King on horseback left, holding upright sword, sash behind, trampling over arms and militaria on grassy groundline, beaded circle surrounding, colon stops in legend that reads carolvs: d: g: mag: brit: fran: et: hi: rex. initial mark Shrewsbury plume, outer beaded circle both sides, rev Declaration in two lines between ruled lines, relig:prot:leg / ang: liber: par, value X above, three Shrewsbury plumes above, date below declaration, inner beaded circle surrounding, legend reads from left initial mark group of nine pellets, exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici edge, plain, 59.61g (Brooker 805; Morrieson F-6; N.2368; S.2924). Double struck both sides, with usual die flaw on legend, toned very fine for issue. £3,500

BH052 Charles I, Half-Pound, Oxford Mint, 1642, King on horseback left, holding upright sword, sash behind, trampling over arms and militaria on grassy groundline, Oxford plume in field, beaded circle surrounding, colon stops in legend that reads carolvs: d: g: magn: brit: fran: et: hi: rex. initial mark Oxford plume, outer beaded circle both sides, rev Declaration in two lines between ruled lines, relig:prot:leg / ang: liber: par, value with stops above, three Oxford plumes above, date below declaration, inner beaded circle surrounding, legend reads from left initial mark group of seven pellets, exvrgat: devs: dissipentvr: inimici, edge, plain, 59.46g (Brooker 867; Morrieson A-2; N.2404; S.2945). Small flan crack, a little double struck on the obverse, with a superb reverse, good very fine / extremely fine. £5,500 H W Morrieson is the reference used above in his article “The Coinage of Oxford 1642-6”, British Numismatic Journal XVI p.129-88, 1920

CROWNS

BH053 Edward VI (1547-53), fine silver Crown, 1551, armoured King on horseback right holding sword, date below between stops, linear and beaded inner circles both sides, initial mark y, beaded outer circle both sides, rev long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, 30.90g (Lingford dies A-3; N.1933; S.2478). Fully round, toned, with a well struck and detailed portrait, nearly extremely fine. £10,000 Lord Smith of Marlow Collection, purchased by Spink privately 1983 Edwin Rodney Smith (b.1914-d.1998) was a former President of the Royal College of Surgeons (1973-77) The Lingford dies refers to the die varieties listed in the front of the Lingford sale catalogue, Glendining, 24th October 1950

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BH054 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Crown, crowned bust in ornate dress with orb and sceptre facing left, three fingers on sceptre, within beaded circle, initial mark 1 both sides (1601), rev quartered shield of arms upon cross fourchée, beaded circle, 30.05g (Cooper dies D/6; N.2012; S.2582). Toned extremely fine with a pleasing clear portrait. £14,500 A H Baldwin Rarity Sale, Baldwin Auction 48, 26th September 2006, lot 5021 The Cooper dies refers to the article by F R Cooper on the Crowns of Elizabeth I in the Spink Numismatic Circular of June 1971

BH055

BH056

BH055 Charles I (1625-49), Crown, Tower Mint under Parliament, type 4, King on horseback left holding upright sword with flowing sash, initial mark eye (1645) both sides, beaded inner and outer circles and legend surrounding, rev oval quartered shield of arms, 29.56g (FRC XXIII/XXXIII; cf. Brooker 271/-; N.2198; S.2761). Well struck for this usually weak issue, a light rim flaw each side, nearly extremely fine and scarce. £5,000 FRC = Article by F R Cooper on the silver Crowns of the Tower Mint of Charles I in the British Numismatic Circular Journal, volume XXXVII, 1968 John Brooker is the reference used above to the Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles, volume 33

BH056 Charles I, Crown, Tower Mint under Parliament, type 4, King on horseback left holding upright sword with flowing sash, initial mark sun (1645-6) both sides, beaded inner and outer circles and legend surrounding, rev oval quartered shield of arms, 29.85g (FRC XXIV/XXXVII; Brooker 272; N.2198; S.2761). Some metal annealing striations both sides, one small edge striking flaw, attractive light tone, nearly extremely fine and rare. £5,000 Herman Selig, part I, Spink Auction 70, 31st May 1989, lot 103

BH057 Charles I, Crown, 1642, Oxford Mint, King on horseback left, with groundline, holding upright sword with flowing sash, Shrewsbury plume above, inner and outer beaded circles and legend surrounding, no initial mark, rev Declaration in two lines at centre between parallel lines, date below, value between stops and three Oxford plumes above, beaded circle and legend surrounding 29.73g (Brooker 869; Morrieson A-1; N.2405; S.2946). Toned, flan crack to inner circle from metal starvation in striking, slightly double struck, a bold very fine and pleasing. £3,500 H W Morrieson is the reference used above in his article “The Coinage of Oxford 1642-6”, British Numismatic Journal XVI p.129-88, 1920

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BH058 Charles I, Crown, 1643, Oxford Mint, King on horseback left, with grassy groundline, holding upright sword with flowing sash, Oxford plume above, inner and outer beaded circles and legend surrounding, initial mark Oxford plume, rev Declaration in two lines at centre between parallel lines, date below, value between stops and three Oxford plumes above, beaded circle and legend surrounding, initial mark group of four pellets double struck, 29.73g (Brooker 873; Morrieson B-1; N.2406; S.2947). Attractively toned both sides with pleasing surfaces, with a slightly crimped and bright edge, good very fine for issue. £3,750

BH059 Charles I, Crown, Truro Mint, King on horseback left holding upright sword with flowing sash, initial mark rose, (1642-3) both sides, inner and outer beaded circles both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, 29.88g (Brooker 1008; N.2531; S.3045). Weak strike to lower half of obverse, upper half on reverse, attractively toned with excellent detail on horseman, about extremely fine. £1,500

BH060 Charles I, Crown, Exeter Mint, 1645, King on horseback left holding upright sword with flowing sash, initial mark castle (1645) both sides, inner and outer beaded circles both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms, date in legend, 29.14g ( Brooker 1044; N.2561; S.3062). Quite full and round for this usually irregular issue, toned and one of the best we have seen, good very fine and rare. £2,250

BH061 Charles I, Crown, Exeter Mint, undated issue, King on horseback left holding upright sword with sash tied in a bow, initial mark rose (1643-5) both sides, inner and outer beaded circles both sides, rev oval quartered shield of arms with “barrel” garniture, 29.11g (Brooker 1010; N.2533; S.3056). Uneven shape as per usual, toned, weak in parts, about very fine and very rare. £2,000 Alan Morris Collection, sold privately in part since 2006

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BH062 Commonwealth (1649-60), Crown, 1652, date off-set, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark sun, legends in English surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, 29.89g (ESC 4; N.2721; S.3214). A few light hairline striations, toned a bold very fine and pleasing. £3,750

BH063 Commonwealth, Crown, 1653, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark sun, legends in English surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, G over a smaller G in god, 30.32g (ESC 6; N.2721; S.3214). Edge striking flaw with a few light striations, toned, a bold very fine and pleasing. £3,500

BH064 Commonwealth, Crown, 1656, large 6’s, second 6 over a 4, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark sun, legends in English surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, 29.70g (ESC 9A; N.2721; S.3214). The final date of the series, small black spot between shields evidently lightly rubbed in this area, otherwise attractively toned, lightly double struck, practically extremely fine and rare. £4,750

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HALFCROWNS

Unusual Dated Pattern Halfcrown Engraved by Nicholas Briot

BH065 Charles I (1625-49), Pattern of Halfcrown dimensions, 1628, by Nicholas Briot, mint mark Star, King on prancing horse right with sword upright on shoulder, stony ground below, .n.briot.f. in exergue with beaded inner circle, initial mark flower, o rex .da. facilem. cvrsvm, lozenge stops, outer beaded circle both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, date either side, inner beaded circle, atqve. avdacibvs. annve. coeptis. edge, plain, 15.07g (Brooker 1258; MIi 252/32; N.2673). Light short tone scratch in obverse field, nearly very fine and very rare. £1,950 The Latin legend literally translates as “O King, give an easy course and nod with favour on bold undertakings” finely engraved by Nicholas Briot, there has been continued debate as to whether this coin is a pattern for a Halfcrown or if this is a medallion to commemorate the “La Rochelle” Expedition of 1628, as listed in ‘Medallic Illustrations of British History’. This cataloguer favours the piece being a pattern for a Halfcrown, as the weight is correct for that denomination, and coupled with it being struck with an inverted “coin” die-axis it leans toward being a pattern for coinage, albeit with an unusual legend and date. In 1628 Nicholas Briot held a “monopoly on portraiture of the King by coin or medal” and received a salary for this privilege of £250 a year. The entry in Medallic Illustrations is based on the contemporary opinion of Evelyn, who lived at the time (though he would have been an 8 year old at the date of this medallion), that it commemorated the La Rochelle Expedition, where the English intervened in the disagreement between the French Royal forces of Louis XIII and the Huguenot stronghold of La Rochelle, essentially a Catholic Protestant disagreement. However it hardly seems viable to commemorate the second (by the Duke of Buckingham) of two unsuccessful expeditions to the city of La Rochelle, whose inhabitants surrendered without a further fight by the 28th October 1628. Presumably the evidence in Evelyn’s time was further weighted toward it being a medallion by the fact that Briot’s name is spelt out with his initial and F for “Fecit” as the “maker” a practice usually only seen on medals at this juncture. However, proposed as a pattern for a coin it seems evident to the cataloguer that Briot no doubt wanted to show all and sundry who the maker was, and engraved his name in full - a practice we do not see again till Thomas Simon upon his Crown proposals circa 1662-3, and then later with Benedetto Pistrucci engraving his Crown coinage of George III. This piece seems much more viable than the Crown size patterns also the work of Briot, listed as Brooker 1248-50 which are accepted as proposals for coin patterns even though they are well under the weight of a silver Crown. In fact their weights are just over half of that of a true currency crown and they are much more medallic in the nature of their design. A piece worthy of further documentary research.

BH066 Charles I, Halfcrown, Bristol Mint, 1644, King on horseback left, BR monogram below, banded plume in field, inner beaded circle surrounding, initial mark banded plume, outer beaded circle both sides, rev Declaration in two lines at centre between parallel lines, date below, BR monogram below over an inverted BR monogram, three plumes above Declaration, initial mark pellet, 14.87g (Brooker 985; Morrieson D-6; Bull 643/6c; N.2491; S.3009). The finest portrait of the King we have seen on a Bristol Halfcrown, super detail on faces of King and his horse, a few light striations on obverse from annealing flaws in the silver flan, more so striated on the reverse and double struck, toned extremely fine and very rare. £2,950 Bull in Volume IV of his series on the Halfcrowns of Charles I, lists six specimens only in commerce with the BR monogram overstrike. This specimen is the ex Alan Morris and KB Coin specimen listed as very fine, however this coin is clearly better quality than that, and appears to be finer than the EF Lockett specimen as the detail of the strike of this piece is so fine when compared to the Lockett part V plate.

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BH067 Charles I, Halfcrown, Oxford Mint, 1644, King on horseback left over rough ground, Oxford plume in field, inner beaded circle surrounding, initial mark banded plume, lozenge stops in legend, outer beaded circle both sides, rev Declaration in two lines at centre between parallel lines, date and ox below, each between pellets, three plumes above Declaration between pellets, the central one larger, pellet stop initial mark and in legend, 15.03g (Brooker -; Morrieson G-14/G-13; Bull 617/14 / 617/13; N.2423; S.2965). Usual crude style, some striking flaws, toned, with associated weakness, about very fine for issue and an unrecorded muling of two Bull varieties, therefore extremely rare. £1,500 Maurice Bull does not record this die combination in Volume IV of his series on the Halfcrowns of Charles I. Even the reverse illustrated as Bull 617/13 differs on the left part of the legend to the coin offered here, but this appears due to double striking on the example chosen for illustration. This is the only specimen we are aware of.

BH068 Charles I, Halfcrown, Newark besieged, 1646, on a rhombus shaped flan cut from silver plate, some original design visible at top, large crown, C to left, R to right, value below, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, 15.14g (Brooker 1222; Bull 687; N.2638; S.3140A). Well struck and centred, toned with a weakness in the design only where the undertype of the plate show through, about extremely fine. £3,500

BH069 Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, first hammered issue, crowned long haired bust left, initial mark crown, legend carolvs.ii.d.g.mag.brit.fran.et.hib.rex outer beaded circle both sides, rev quartered shield of arms over long cross fourchée, no initial stop, christo . avspice . regno 14.99g (ESC 448 R3; N.2759; S.3307). Struck fully round with a pleasing tone, lightly double struck in part, a bold very fine for issue and very rare this fine. £7,500 Sir Kenyon Vaughan Morgan, Glendining, 17th June 1935, lot 383, sold for £9/15/-

SHILLINGS

BH070 Edward VI (1547-53), Shilling, base issue, Tower I, 1549 date in reverse legend in Roman numerals, second period (January 1549 – April 1550), crowned bust right, type 3, linear inner circle both sides, initial mark arrow over G both sides, rev quartered arms on frame, E to left, R to right, 3.72g (N.1917/1; S.2466), Toned, tiny rim split, good very fine for this poorly struck issue, a very rare overmark. £1,250 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BH071 Philip and Mary (1554-8), Shilling, 1554, facing busts, date and crown above, legends surrounding including full titles, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, value above, legend surrounding, beaded outer border both sides, 5.90g (N.1967; S.2500). Toned, a bold fine. £875 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


BH073 Commonwealth (1649-60), Shilling, 1658, 8 over 7, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark anchor, legends in English surrounding, no stop at end of legend, outer beaded circle both sides, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, 5.45g (ESC 999A R3; N.2725; S.3218). Weak centres, toned nearly fine and very rare. £1,250

BH072 Charles I, Shilling, Newark besieged, 1646, on a rhombus shaped flan cut from silver plate, large crown, C to left, R to right, value below, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, 5.95g (cf. Brooker 1225; N.2640; S.3143). Toned nearly extremely fine and pleasing. £3,000

NINEPENCE

BH074 Charles I, Ninepence, Newark besieged, 1645, on a rhombus shaped flan cut from silver plate, some original design visible at centre including hallmark remnants, large crown, C to left, R to right, value below, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, 4.10g (Brooker 1226; N.2641; S.3144). Die flaws on reverse, weak in parts, toned about very fine and rare with the hallmark partly showing. £2,750 SIXPENCES

BH075

BH076

BH075 Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixpence, 1561, milled issue, first ornate crowned bust left, large rose behind, initial mark star both sides, legend and toothed border surrounding, rev long cross fourchée over quartered shield, date above, legend and toothed border surrounding, 3.11g (Borden & Brown 21-O1/R1; N.2024; S.2593). Attractively toned, with only a hint of friction to the highest points, small die flaw at top of crown, a pleasing extremely fine, superb. £ 1,500 With old collector’s ticket quoting a provenance of “Gough” May 1949, presumably a local dealer Spink Numismatic Circular, April 2005, HS2049

BH076 Charles I (1625-49), Sixpence, 1625, group A, lightweight issue, first crowned bust left in Coronation robe, larger crown, value in field behind, inner beaded circle surrounding, initial mark cross calvary (over a lis on obverse) both sides, rev long cross fourchée over quartered arms, date above, beaded inner and outer circles with legend surrounding, 2.55g (Brooker 576; N.2285; S.2806). Double struck, toned about very fine and very rare. £1,000 This lightweight issue was in reaction to an indenture of the 14th August to produce more face value of coin from a Troy pound of silver. However this altered the gold : silver ratio significantly and encouraged the export of silver coin to the Continent. Therefore on the 7th September the weight standard was restored after £27,616 of crown gold and £6,768 of silver had been coined. Much of this lightweight issue would no doubt have been immediately re-coined into the heavier weight restored standard and survivors of this period of less than a month are extremely rare in silver and of the highest rarity in gold. Our Winter list 2010-1 carried an example of the gold Unite. H Webb, part I, Sotheby, 9th July 1894, lot 436part Helen Farquhar, Glendining, 25th April 1955, lot 60 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1543

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Rare Mule Sixpence/Double Crown

Charles I Fine Work Sixpence

BH077 Charles I (1625-49), Sixpence muled with Double Crown, undated, struck in silver, group C sixpence obverse, third crowned bust left, value VI in field behind, initial mark rose over plumes (1631-2), rev gold double crown type, crowned quartered shield of arms, C to left, R to right, pellet either side of crown, additional pellet to left of shield, beaded inner and outer circles with legend surrounding, rose mark at end of legend, 2.85g (Brooker 599 this coin; N.2238/2166; S.2809/2701). Creased and straightened, toned fair to fine and of the highest rarity. £950

BH080 Charles I, Fine Work Sixpence, group D, fourth crowned bust left of more elaborate engraving, value VI in field behind, inner finely beaded circle surrounding, initial mark harp (1632-3) both sides, rev quartered shield of arms, C to left, R to right, both break inner beaded circle, with legend surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, 2.95g (Brooker 607; N.2240; S.2811). Tiny edge nick, fully round on a broad flan, toned weak in parts almost very fine, extremely rare. £2,750

John G Brooker, SCBI 33, 599, collection dispersed through Spink c.1980 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1570

BH078 Charles I, Sixpence, group D, fourth crowned bust left, value VI in field behind, initial mark portcullis (1633-4) both sides, rev quartered shield of arms upside down in error, C to left, R to right, beaded inner and outer circles with legend surrounding, 2.67g (Brooker ; N.2240; S.2811). Toned about very fine, reverse off-centre, good very fine with some weakness, extremely rare with the inverted shield variety. £875

Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1586

BH081 Charles I, Sixpence, Newark besieged, 1646, on a rhombus shaped flan cut from silver plate, large crown, C to left, R to right, value below, beaded border both sides, rev inscription and date, 2.45g (Brooker 1228; N.2642; S.3146). Double struck on obverse with a few light die flaws, toned a bold very fine and the rarest of the Newark denominations. £3,250

Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1575

BH079 Charles I, Sixpence, Briot’s second milled issue, crowned bust left, value VI and lozenge in field behind, initial mark anchor with flukes right both sides (1638-9), rev long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, beaded inner and outer circles with legend surrounding, lozenge stops both sides, 2.75g (Brooker 732; N.2306; S.2860). Toned good very fine to near extremely fine without any of the usual adjustment marks apparent. £850

BH082 Commonwealth (1649-60), Sixpence, 1660, English shield within laurel and palm branches, initial mark anchor, legends in English surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, rev shields of England and Ireland, with value above, all within beaded circle, date and legend surrounding, 2.70g (ESC.1497 R3; N.2727; S.3220). A couple of small flan splits, creased and straightened, weak in parts, about very fine and very rare. £1,950 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1647

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GROATS

BH083 Richard III (1483-5), Groat, London Mint, facing crowned bust within tressure of nine arcs, trefoils on cusps, initial mark boars head 1, rev long cross pattée, double concentric inscription, trefoil of pellets in each inner angle, initial mark boars head 2, 2.76g (N.1679; S.2156). Lightly creased and straightened, a little ragged and with some light parallel scratches, light golden tone, about very fine, rare. £1,150

BH084 Charles I (1625-49), Groat, Bridgnorth on Severn Mint, 1646, crowned bust left, plumelet in field, value behind, all within inner beaded circle, initial mark plumes both sides, rev Declaration inscription with date below, three plumes above all within inner beaded circle, legend and outer circle surrounding, 1.83g (N.2525; S.3042). Double struck on obverse, reverse off centre and a little ragged in parts, toned good very fine. £950 R C Lockett, English part V, Glendining, 17th October 1961, lot 4572 – attributed to Lundy Mint at that time

HALFGROAT

BH085 Charles I (1625-49), Half-groat, Exeter Mint, 1644, crowned bust left, value behind in field, beaded inner outer circles and legend both sides, initial mark rose both sides, rev oval quartered shield, date in legend, 0.70g (Brooker 1073; N.2581; S.3090). Struck on a small planchet as per usual, toned, with excellent portrait, nearly extremely fine, rare this nice. £850 Patrick Finn Memorial List, list 19, 2001, item 314 Alan Morris Collection, sold privately in part since 2006

PENNY

HALFPENNY

BH086 Richard III (1483-5), Penny, Durham Mint, issued by Archbishop Sherwood, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellet to left of crown, initial mark lis, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each angle, D (or possibly S) in centre, 0.42g (N.1687; S.2169). Severely clipped to halfpenny weight, so breast not visible, initial mark and name of King visible, central reverse letter weakly struck, overall fine and very rare. £675

BH087 Richard III (1483-5), Halfpenny, London Mint, crowned facing bust completely within beaded circle, initial mark sun and rose 2 on obverse only, rev long cross pattée, trefoil in each angle, 0.46g (Withers 1; N.1688; S.2171). Some ghosting on obverse of reverse cross, a little short of flan, toned nearly very fine and extremely rare. £2,000

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Milled Gold FIVE GUINEAS

BM001 Charles II (1660-85), Five Guineas, 1681, second laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, interlinked Cs at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters, dated tricesimo tertio (MCE 23; S.3331). A few light rim bruises and nicks, with a pleasing red tone, some light adjustment in reverse field, very fine for issue and a rare date. £6,500 Only 17 specimens recorded in commerce in a 45 year period in the 2005 King survey, one of the top 5 rarest dates of the reign

GUINEAS

Previously Unpublished Date for Charles II Second Bust Guinea

BM002 Charles II, Guinea, 1663, second laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, interlinked Cs at centre, edge milled, 8.09g (MCE -; cf. Schneider 439 cf.S.3340). Published for the very first time on this list, the bust is clearly the second type, which is only known for 1664 dated coins, this is the first time we have recorded it for the first year of the guinea 1663, has been mounted with associated digs and scratches, but the important detail clear, like the indent on truncation, mediocre to fine and the only known specimen. £5,000

BM003 George I (1714-27), Guinea, 1715, third laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, sceptres in angles, edge milled (MCE 247; S.3630). Lightly haymarked, with an underlying lustrous brilliance, just a little weak at centre of obverse, extremely fine. £3,250

BM005 George III (1760-1820), Proof Guinea, 1774, fourth laureate head right by Thomas Pingo, rev struck en médaille, crowned quartered shield of arms, edge plain with bevelled rims (WR 95; S.3728). Lightly hairlined both sides, good extremely fine. £6,500

BM004 George I, Guinea, 1726, fifth laureate head right, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, sceptres in angles, edge milled (MCE 261; S.3633). With a lustrous brilliance, extremely fine, reverse as struck. £4,500

BM006 George III, Guinea, 1787, fifth laureate head right, rev crowned quartered spade shaped shield of arms, edge milled (MCE 391; S.3729). Almost extremely fine. £775

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THIRD-GUINEAS

BM012 George III (1760-1820), Third-Guinea, 1799, first laureate head right, rev large crown, date in legend, edge milled (MCE 451; S.3738). Nearly fine, key date for the type and second rarest in the series. £450

BM007 George III, Guinea, 1794, fifth laureate head right, rev crowned quartered spade shaped shield of arms, edge milled (MCE 398; S.3729). Good very fine. £675 HALF-GUINEAS

BM013 George III, Third-Guinea, 1800, first laureate head right, rev large crown, date in legend, edge milled (MCE 452; S.3738). Toned good very fine, a scarce date at the turn of the Century. £425

BM008 Anne (1702-14), Half-Guinea, 1710, draped bust left, rev Post-Union crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, sceptres in angles, edge milled (MCE 233; S.3575). Attractive light red tone, nearly extremely fine, reverse stronger. £2,250

BM014 George III, Third-Guinea, 1803, first laureate head right, rev large crown, date below, edge milled (MCE 455; S.3739). Prooflike good extremely fine and a scarce date. £650

BM009 George II (1727-60), Half-Guinea, 1731, young laureate head left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge milled (MCE 339; S.3681A). Once cleaned, now lightly toned, struck on a broad flan, good very fine and a very rare date. £2,500

BM015 George III, Third-Guinea, 1808, second laureate head right, rev large crown, date below, edge milled (MCE 458; S.3740). Small hairline scratch each side, rim nick, about extremely fine. £350

BM010 George II, Half-Guinea, 1753, old laureate head left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge milled (MCE 362; S.3685). A few light hairlines and blemishes, with a pleasing portrait and tone, about extremely fine. £1,850

BM016 George III, Third-Guinea, 1810, second laureate head right, rev large crown, date below, edge, milled (MCE 460; S.3740). Some light flecking both sides, extremely fine. £400

BM011 George III (1760-1820), Half-Guinea, 1813, seventh laureate head right, rev quartered shield of arms upon crowned garter, date below, edge milled (MCE 448; S.3737). Prooflike, a little weakly struck on high points, about extremely fine and very rare. £750 www.baldwin.co.uk

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MODERN COINAGE – large gold

Perplexing Gold Crown-Sized Pattern, Muling Two Reigns

BM017 George IV (1820-30), Crown sized Pattern, struck in gold, undated, possibly for a Penny on a 36mm flan, medallic obverse, laureate and draped bust of George IV left, georgius iiii d:g: britanniar: rex f:d: linear circle and stepped rim surrounding, rev struck en médaille, as per George III 1806-8 Penny, Britannia seated left on rock with shield, holding olive branch and trident, K below shield, soho on rock, ship sailing on sea in field, plain exergue, britannia legend above, beaded border and thick rim surrounding, edge, plain, four vertical raised witness lines showing join in plain collar evident, 34.00g (Peck page 399 records this and a companion silver piece; BHM 1194 could be a similar obverse from description; Linecar & Stone -). Struck from rusty dies, more evidently rusted on obverse, some contemporary tooling both sides and on rim where a die cud has been flattened, presumably made to order for a very important person, the gold and the silver example each unique and with impeccable provenance, now re-patriated to the UK, of the highest rarity. £10,000 John G Murdoch, part III, Sotheby, 8th June 1903, lot 390 with silver example, sold as a pair to Spink for £4/12/6d “Nobleman” Barron Phillipe de Ferrari La Renotiere, Sotheby, 27th March 1922, lot 181 this coin, again sold as a pair for £7/10/- to Spink Belden-Roach, B Max Mehl, Forth Worth, Texas, USA, 8th February 1944 Louis E Eliasberg Snr. Collection, American Numismatic Rarities, 18-19thApril 2005, lot 439 Q David Bowers Collection, Stacks, 10th January 2011, lot 657 The silver example now separated from this gold piece was last sold in the W J Noble Collection of tokens, part I, July 1998, lot 1545

BM018 Victoria (1837-1901), Five Pounds, 1887, Jubilee type bust left, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue, edge, milled (S.3864). Some bagmarks and nicks, otherwise good extremely fine. £1,950 SOVEREIGNS

BM019

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BM021

BM019 George III (1760-1820), Sovereign, 1817, laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, edge, milled (Marsh 1; MCE 464; S.3785). A few tiny pin-prick spots otherwise uncirculated. £2,750 BM020 George III, Sovereign, 1820, open 2, laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, edge, milled (Marsh 4; MCE 466; S.3785C). Good extremely fine. £1,950 BM021 George III, Sovereign, 1820, closed 2, laureate head right, date below, rev St George and dragon, edge milled (Marsh 4; MCE 466; S.3785C). Good very fine. £1,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM027 William IV, Sovereign, 1837, second bare head right, rev crowned quartered shield of arms on frame, date to lower right, edge milled (Marsh 21; MCE 494; S.3829B). Extremely fine. £1,850

BM022 George IV (1820-30), Sovereign, 1821, laureate head left, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue, edge milled (Marsh 5; MCE 471; S.3800). A few tiny pin-prick nicks otherwise good extremely fine. £1,950

BM023 George IV, Sovereign, 1826, bare head left, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge milled (Marsh 11; MCE 477; S.3801). A few light nicks and marks on obverse, extremely fine, reverse better. £1,450

BM028 Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1842, 3 over 2, first young head left, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath, edge milled (Marsh 26B R5; MCE 503; S.3852). Small x scratch by date, scuffed on obverse, about very fine and extremely rare. £1,150

BM024 George IV, Sovereign, 1830, bare head left, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge milled (Marsh 15; MCE 481; S.3801). Nick on cheek, other light marks, extremely fine, reverse a little stronger. £1,650

BM029 Victoria, Sovereign, 1859, Ansell brittle gold issue, second young head left with extra line in ribbon, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath (Marsh 42A R4; S.3852E). Extremely fine and extremely rare. £5,250 Mintage 167,539 In 1859 this quantity of coin from the regular mintage was found to be of inferior “brittle” quality and on melting found to have been annealed with quantities of antimony, arsenic and lead. Mr G F Ansell employed in the Rolling Room at the Mint and with a scientific background, was given permission to experiment with this inferior batch of sovereigns. He was successful in adjusting the alloy mix to reproduce them in a much stronger form resulting in the whole quantity being re-coined and denoted with the extra line in the hair fillet. Today they are very rare indeed, especially in top grade as demonstrated here.

BM025 William IV (1830-37), Sovereign, 1831, first bare head right, WW without stops on truncation, rev crowned quartered shield of arms on frame, date to lower right, edge milled (Marsh 16A R5; MCE 489; S.3829A). surfaces scuffed, very fine, reverse nearly extremely fine, very rare indeed. £3,250

BM026 William IV, Sovereign, 1832, second bare head right, rev crowned quartered shield of arms on frame, date to lower right, edge milled (Marsh 17; MCE 490; S.3829B). A few small edge nicks, hairline scratch, practically extremely fine. £1,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

BM030 Victoria, Sovereign, 1860, large 0, O in Queen’s name over C, second young head, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath (Marsh 43; MCE 521; S.3852D.). Very fine to good very fine. £1,200 63

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BM031 Victoria, Sovereign, 1861, C in Queen’s name over rotated C, second young head, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath (Marsh 44; MCE 522; S.3852D.). Fine, reverse very fine, a very rare variety. £1,000

BM032 Victoria, Sovereign, 1861, F over rotated F or similar in DEF, also with E over a rotated E in REG on reverse, second young head, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath (cf. Marsh 44; MCE 522; S.3852D.) Fine / almost very fine, unrecorded in the works of reference. £1,500

BM033 Victoria, Sovereign, 1862, R over E in BRIT on reverse, second young head, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath (cf. Marsh 45; MCE 506; S.3852D.) About very fine, reverse better, unrecorded in the works of reference. £1,500

1871 Plain Edge Proof Sovereign

BM034 Victoria, Proof Sovereign, 1871, wide date out of alignment, first young head left, WW buried in narrow truncation, rev struck en médaille, St George and dragon, horse with intermediate length tail, terminates in 2 strands of hair, large B.P. to upper right of exergue, B incomplete, edge plain (WR 316; Douglas-Morris 212; S.3856). A few light nicks and scuff marks, short scratch on cheek, otherwise good extremely fine and very rare. £6,750 Was recently removed from an NGC PF61 CAMEO holder

BM035 Victoria, Sovereign 1887, Jubilee bust left with tiny J.E.B. figures with a hooked J on truncation, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue, edge milled (Marsh 125A R2; MCE 547; S.3866A). Almost extremely fine and extremely rare. £975 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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HALF-SOVEREIGNS

BM036 George IV (1820-30), Half-Sovereign, 1827, bare head left, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge milled (Marsh 408; MCE 487; S.3804). Small dig on neck, good very fine, reverse a little stronger. £550

BM037 William IV (1830-37), Half-Sovereign, 1836, Sixpence obverse used in error, large bare head right, small lettering, rev crowned quartered shield of arms upon frame, date to lower right, edge milled (Marsh 412A R5; MCE 497; S.3832). Severe digs on obverse, edge knocks, otherwise good fine and one of the classic rarities of the halfsovereign series. £1,500

BM038 Victoria (1837-1901), Half-Sovereign, 1880, die number 78, fifth young head left, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, number below, edge milled (Marsh 456; MCE 600; S.3860F). Lightly hairlined, good very fine. £325

BM039 Victoria, Half-Sovereign, 1885, 5 over 3, fifth young head left, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, edge milled (Marsh 459A R5; MCE 603; S.3861). Lightly hairlined, about extremely fine and very rare. £500

BM040 Victoria, Half-Sovereign, 1887, Jubilee type bust left, rev crowned quartered shield of arms, date below, edge milled (Marsh 478; S.605; S.3869). Just a few light bagmarks, otherwise toned practically as struck. £225

BM041 Edward VII (1901-10), Matt Proof Half-Sovereign, 1902, bare head right, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue, edge milled (WR 411; S.3974A). Hairline scratch on neck, otherwise good extremely fine. £250 www.baldwin.co.uk

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British Milled Silver CROWNS

BM042 Charles II (1660-85), Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, rose below, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters between grained borders, undated and widely spaced (MCE 654; ESC 15; S.3350). Struck on a broad flan with an attractive tone, a few light hairline marks and one dig in field, good very fine and rare this nice. £4,000

BM045 Charles II, Crown, 1679, fourth laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated tricesimo primo (MCE 684; ESC 57; S.3359). Light tone, some flecking and light nicks, good very fine. £2,500

BM043 Charles II, Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, plain below, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters between grained borders, undated and closely spaced (MCE 656; ESC 19; S.3353). Toned a few small nicks and hairline marks, about very fine. £1,250

BM046 Charles II, Crown, 1680, fourth laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated tricesimo secvndo (MCE 687; ESC 60; S.3359). Toned a bold very fine. £1,250

BM044 Charles II, Crown, 1673, third laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated vicesimo qvinto (MCE 675; ESC 47; S.3358). Toned weakly struck on high points a bold very fine, reverse better. £1,650

BM047 Charles II, Crown, 1681 E&C, fourth laureate and draped bust right, elephant and castle below, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated tricesimo tertio (MCE 688; ESC 63 R4; S.3360). Light adjustment marks at top of bust and on corresponding part of reverse, toned, good fine to almost very fine and extremely rare. £7,500

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With an old Spink ticket in the hand of Patrick Finn dating from October 1967

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BM048 William and Mary (1688-94), Crown, 1691, conjoined busts right, with I over E in King’s name, rev crowned cruciform shields, lion of Nassau at centre, date surrounding with WM monogram in angles, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated tertio (MCE 791; ESC 82; S.3433). Toned on obverse, one light rim bruise, good very fine. £4,250

BM051 Anne, Crown, 1707, second draped bust left, rev Post-Union crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated septimo (MCE 928; ESC 104; S.3601). Some flecking on bust mainly, with an attractive blue tone, a few other light marks and one light scratch on reverse, extremely fine. £1,500

BM049 William III (1694-1702), Crown, 1696, third laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated octavo (MCE 811; ESC 94; S.3472). Toned good very fine. £875

BM052 Anne, Crown, 1708, second draped bust left, rev Post-Union crowned cruciform shields, plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated septimo (MCE 930; ESC 108; S.3602). Some flecking, a couple of nicks on drapery with light adjustment marks and on corresponding part of reverse, good very fine. £1,250

BM050 Anne (1702-14), Crown, 1705, draped bust left, rev Pre-Union crowned cruciform shields, plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated qvinto (MCE 925; ESC 100 R2; S.3577). Toned good fine and the rarest of the Queen Anne Crowns. £1,350

BM053 George I (1714-27), Crown, 1723 SSC, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, now incorporating the arms of Hanover, initials of South Sea Company in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated decimo (MCE 987; ESC 114; S.3640). Lightly haymarked over entire obverse, less so on reverse, toned with full underlying mint bloom, tiny dig on forehead otherwise practically extremely fine. £3,000

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BM054 George II (1727-60), Crown, 1732, young laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, incorporating the arms of Hanover, roses and plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters, sexto (MCE 1021; ESC 117; S.3686). Once lightly polished, now toned, nearly extremely fine. £2,750

BM057 George II, Crown, 1750, older laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, incorporating the arms of Hanover, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters, vicesimo qvarto (MCE 1029; ESC 127; S.3690). Toned, a scarce date, practically extremely fine. £2,750

BM055 George II, Crown, 1739, young laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, incorporating the arms of Hanover, roses in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters, dvodecimo (MCE 1025; ESC 122; S.3687). Toned good very fine / almost extremely fine. £2,250

BM058 George III (1760-1820), Octagonal countermark upon Lima Mint, Peru, 1797 IJ, Eight Reales of Charles IV of Spain (ESC 140A R2; S.3766). Host coin attractively toned about extremely fine, tiny hairline scratch on obverse, countermark good very fine and extremely rare. £2,750

BM056 George II, Crown, 1746 lima below older laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, incorporating the arms of Hanover, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters, decimo nono (MCE 1028; ESC 125; S.3689). A few light surface marks, toned, good very fine. £1,650

BM059 George III, Oval countermark upon Lima Mint, Peru, 1788 IJ, Eight Reales of Charles III of Spain (ESC 133; S.3765A). Host coin toned very fine with tiny edge cut, countermark stronger extremely fine. £1,000

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BM060 George III, Oval countermark upon Potosi Mint, Bolivia, 1794 PR, Eight Reales of Charles IV of Spain (ESC 131; S.3765A). Light uneven green tone, host coin good very fine, countermark extremely fine. £1,200

BM061 George III, Pattern Crown, 1817, by William Wyon, struck on a thick 4.3mm flan in copper washed lead, laureate head right, w wyon below, large date below, legend in large letters georgius iii d:g: britanniarum rex small toothed border both sides, rev The Three Graces with emblems between legs, harp, shield, lion’s head and thistle, w wyon in exergue, legend in small letters foedus inviolabile edge plain, 45.68g (ESC 228; L&S 158). One small rim nick, many hairlines and light surface scratches, unusual to have so much of the copper finish preserved good very fine, much better than usual for this extremely rare pattern. £5,000 H M Lingford, Glendining, 24th October 1950, lot 464

BM062 George III, Crown, 1818 lviii, laureate head right, pistrucci below truncation, date below, rev St George and dragon, pistrucci signature in exergue, reverse legend in smaller letters on a garter, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated (MCE 1084; ESC 211; S.3787). Just a hint of friction on St George’s helmet, lightly hairlined and toned, good extremely fine. £750

BM063 George IV (1820-30), Pattern Crown, 1820, by Mills for Whiteaves, large bare head left, g.mills f on truncation, date in Roman numerals below, georgius iv dei gratia rev struck en médaille, crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, garter surrounding, Royal helmet and crest above, lion and unicorn supporters, banner motto below with medals, pub. by r whiteaves below, legend, britanniarum et han: rex fidei defensor, edge plain, 36.08g (ESC 259 R3; L&S 7). Light raised witness lines on edge where collar sections meet for plain edge striking, a few other hairlines, otherwise lightly toned, as struck and very rare. £12,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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BM064 George IV, Crown, 1821, laureate head left, rev St George and dragon, date and B.P. in exergue, wwp under lance inverted, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated secundo (cf. MCE 1111; ESC 246; S.3805). Toned good extremely fine and rare. £1,500

BM066 George IV, Crown, 1821, laureate head left, rev St George and dragon, date and B.P. in exergue, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated secundo (MCE 1111; ESC 246; S.3805). A few tiny scuffs, bright extremely fine. £900

BM065 George IV, Impaired Proof Crown, 1821, laureate head left, rev St George and dragon, date and B.P. in exergue, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated secundo (ESC 247; L&S 10; S.3805). A few tiny nicks on cheek, hairlined and slightly mishandled fields, with an attractive purple tone, physically sharp edge lettering, a bold extremely fine. £2,000

BM067 George IV, Proof Crown, 1826, bare head left, date below, rev garnished crowned helmet over quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, motto on banner below, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated septimo (ESC 257; L&S 28; S.3806). Two small nicks on neck, rim nick, toned, good extremely fine. £6,500

BM068 William IV (1830-37), Proof Crown, 1831, bare head right, W.W. incuse on truncation, rev inverted die axis, quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, with garter surrounding upon crowned mantle, date below, edge plain (ESC 271; L&S 1; S.3833). Hairlined fields, brilliant, edge tooled to repair edge bump, attractively toned, good extremely fine. £12,000

BM069 William IV, Pattern Crown, 1834, bare head right, W.W. incuse on truncation, rev inverted die axis, quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, with garter surrounding upon crowned mantle, date below, edge plain (ESC 275 R5; L&S 6; S.3833). Attractively toned, with usual defining raised rim flaw at 11 o’clock, as struck and extremely rare. £27,500 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM070 Victoria (1837-1901), Pattern Crown, 1844, struck from an unfinished obverse die by William Wyon, young head left with stepped area beyond bottom strands of ponytail, signature on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath, edge inscribed in incuse letters with star stops and dated viii (ESC 338 R2; L&S 40). Toned good very fine and rare. £1,250

BM071 Victoria, Gothic Crown, 1847, crowned Gothic bust left, rev inverted die axis, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, Garter star at centre, date in roman numerals, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated undecimo (Davies. 471; ESC.288; L&S. 57; S.3883). Lightly toned, quite hairlined and surfaces polished, about extremely fine. £1,500

BM072 Victoria, Gothic Crown, 1853, crowned Gothic bust left, rev inverted die axis, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, Garter star at centre, date in roman numerals, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated decimo septimo (Davies. 474; ESC.293 R3; L&S. 69; S.3884). Lightly toned, some light hairlines and scuffs, tiny short scratch to cheek of portrait, otherwise good extremely fine, very rare. £10,750

BM073 Victoria, Proof Crown, 1887, Jubilee bust left, rev St George and dragon, date in exergue, edge milled (ESC 297; L&S 74; S.3921). Hairlined both sides, toned good extremely fine. £850

BM074 George V (1910-36), Wreath Crown, 1934, bare head left, rev large crown, date above, emblematic wreath surrounding, edge milled (ESC 374; S.4036). Only a few light bagmarks, toned, with brilliance, good extremely fine and very rare, the key date of the series with only 932 struck. £4,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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DOUBLE FLORINS An unprecedented group of George V Pattern Double Florins, available separately at fixed prices as below or at a special group price of ÂŁ15,000 for all ten pieces (BM075-BM084 inclusive).

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BM075 George V (1910-36), Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in silver on a 2.9mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, britanniarvm rex edge plain, 22.69g (ESC 401 R2; L&S 18 dies 1Ai). Toned good extremely fine and rare. £1,500 BM076 George V, Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in Anglesey Copper on a 4mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, anglesey copper incuse in small letters below bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, britanniarvm rex edge inscribed in incuse letters .x. on demand in london liverpool or anglesey 28.51g (ESC p.52 note 1; L&S 24 dies 1Aiii). Toned good extremely fine, with edge inscription in replication of that used on the late 18th Century tokens of Anglesey in Wales where the copper was mined, extremely rare. £2,500 BM077 George V, Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in lead on a 2.9mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, lead incuse above shoulder of bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, britanniarvm rex edge plain, 26.27g (ESC p.52 note 1; cf. L&S -, dies 1Ai). Some light corrosion in fields and over rim to edge a couple of hairline scratches, good extremely fine and of the highest rarity. £1,000 BM078 George V, Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in iron on a 2.9mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, iron incuse above shoulder of bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. double florin edge plain, 19.35g (ESC p.52 note 1; cf. L&S 21, dies 1Ci). Mistruck as a “die-cap” giving a dished bowl effect to coin, perhaps intentional, otherwise as struck with some light rust marks both sides, unrecorded with this reverse and plain edge for the iron specimen, perhaps unique. £1,250 BM079 George V, Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in zinc on a 5.8mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, zinc incuse above shoulder of bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. double florin edge plain, 36.03g (ESC p.52 note 1; L&S 22, dies 1Ci). Some light white corrosion spots, good extremely fine and better than the only other published specimen as detailed by Linecar and Stone, of the highest rarity. £1,000 BM080 George V, Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in cadmium on a 5.2mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, cadmium incuse in small letters below bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. double florin edge plain, 38.75g (ESC p.52 note 1; L&S -, dies 1Ci). Full patina of light corrosion both sides, an extremely rare metal to use for coinage, probably unique. £1,000 We know of no other instance of the use of cadmium in coinage, today it is most popular in the manufacture of batteries and should be handled with care as it is poisonous if ingested.

BM081 George V, Pattern Double Florin, 1911, struck in copper on a 3mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. double florin edge plain but for copper in small incuse letters, 22.56g (ESC p.52 note 1; cf. L&S 25, dies 1C-). A few light spots, toned good extremely fine and unrecorded with the metal inscribed on the edge. £2,000 BM082 George V, Pattern Twelve Groats, 1914, struck in tin on a 5.8mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, tin incuse above shoulder of bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. twelve groats edge plain, 36.18g (ESC p.52 note 1; L&S -, dies 1Di). One small edge nick, light tone, good extremely fine and unrecorded in this metal, perhaps unique. £2,500 BM083 George V, Pattern Twelve Groats, 1914, struck in copper on a 3.2mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. twelve groats edge plain but for copper in small incuse letters, 22.49g (ESC p.52 note 1; L&S -, dies 1D-). Toned practically as struck. £2,000 BM084 George V, Pattern Twelve Groats, 1914, struck in lead on a 4.5mm thick flan, for Reginald Huth by John Pinches, draped bust left, lead incuse above shoulder of bust, georgivs .v. dei. gratia toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles and at centre, date at top, bri. rex. twelve groats edge plain, 43.59g (ESC p.52 note 1; L&S -, dies 1Di). A couple of small corrosion spots, and hairline scratches, otherwise extremely fine, reverse better and unrecorded in Linecar and Stone. £1,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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Extremely Rare Pattern Proposed to Celebrate The Festival of Britain Currently Celebrating its 60th Anniversary

BM085 George VI (1936-52), Pattern Double-Florin of Four Shillings, 1950, struck in cupro-nickel, bare head left designed by T Humphrey Paget, tiny hp below truncation, date below, stop either side, legend georgvis vi d: g: br: omn: rex fid: def: toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, St George and dragon, after the design by Benedetto Pistrucci for George III Crowns, motto on ruled garter surrounding, honi . soit . qui . mal . y . pense edge milled, with incuse value stamped four shillings, 22.65g (ESC 406C R7; L&S 7). Toned good extremely fine and of the highest rarity, this being the only example we have encountered with the value inscribed in words on the edge. £22,500 G P Dyer former curator of the Royal Mint Museum has spoken at length in a lecture at the British Numismatic Society, on the subject of pattern “Double Florins” which were the first proposals towards a coin for the Festival of Britain in 1951. The coin was at first intended to be a Four Shilling face value piece as the proposed piece here. It was not till quite late in 1950 that it was decided to change the design and face value to the more familiar Five Shillings or One Crown, and not with a milled or incuse letter edge but with a raised letter edge. The next stage in design by now early in 1951 was to see how easy it would be to strike a Crown size coin with raised letter edge inscription which was duly done with a 1937 Coronation Crown obverse and reverse combined with the edge of a Maria Theresa Thaler which were struck in the Royal Mint in the early Forties. For an example of one of these coins, only two known see article in Spink Numismatic Circular, October 1998 by S. Hill and A H Baldwin Fixed Price List Winter 2009. This resulted in the Festival of Britain Crown being issued in time for the country wide events of May 1951, which focused on the principle site on London’s South Bank, which was officially opened by King George VI on 3rd May 1951. Over two million Festival of Britain Crowns, were produced to proof quality which all stemmed from deliberation over the original Double Florin proposal as we have listed here.

HALFCROWNS

BM086 Oliver Cromwell (d.1658), Halfcrown, 1656, laureate and draped bust left, legend olivar.d.g.r.p.ang. sco.et.hi &c pro. toothed border both sides, crowned quartered shield of arms of the Protectorate, date above, pax. qvaeritvr. bello edge inscribed in raised letters, +has.nisi.peritvrvs.mihi.adimat.nemo. (ESC 446 R3; S.3227). Light scratches to left of shield, scratch across bust on obverse, small dig in field, toned, good fine and very rare indeed. £4,250 With an old Seaby ticket from 1949 priced at £6/10/-

BM087 Charles II (1660-85), Halfcrown, 1664, second laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated xvi (MCE 697; ESC 460 R2; S.3362). Toned good fine and rare. £1,250

BM088 Charles II, Halfcrown, 1670, LV over VS in King’s name, third laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated vicesimo secvndo (MCE 703; cf. ESC 467; S.3362). Lightly haymarked both side with a couple of larger metal flaws, rim bruise on reverse, very fine and very rare. £1,250 Colin Adams, Spink Auction, 1st December 2005, lot 307

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BM089 Charles II, Halfcrown, 1679, fourth laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and die flawed E in tvtamen, edge dated tricesimo primo (MCE 716; ESC 481; S.3367). Light scratch across head, some adjustment marks on reverse, toned nearly extremely fine. £1,500

BM092 William and Mary, Halfcrown, 1689, first conjoined busts right, first V over A in legend, rev first crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, caul frosted with pearls on crown band, last N in legend inverted, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated primo (MCE 794c; ESC 505A; S.3434). A few light flecks, a touch of friction to high points, otherwise bright practically extremely fine and rare. £1,500

Colin Adams, Spink Auction, 1st December 2005, lot 342

Colin Adams, Spink Auction, 1st December 2005, lot 386 Barry Pritchard, Baldwin Auction 57, 23rd September 2008, lot 661

BM090 James II (1685-88), Halfcrown, 1688, second laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated qvarto (MCE 783; ESC 502; S.3409). Toned good very fine. £1,750

BM093 William and Mary, Halfcrown, 1689, first conjoined busts right, rev second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, caul frosted with pearls on crown band, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated primo (MCE 795c; ESC 510; S.3435). Some light haymarking, toned good very fine. £850

BM091 William and Mary (1688-94), Halfcrown, 1689, first conjoined busts right, rev first crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, caul and interior frosted with pearls on crown band, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated primo (MCE 794a; ESC 503; S.3434). Attractively toned, light tone scratch on reverse, practically extremely fine. £1,250

BM094 William and Mary, Halfcrown, 1689, first conjoined busts right, rev second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, no frosting, pearls on crown band, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated primo (MCE 795; ESC 511; S.3435). Some light haymarking, toned good very fine. £900 Colin Adams, Spink Auction, 1st December 2005, lot 397 Barry Pritchard, Baldwin Auction 57, 23rd September 2008, lot 662

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BM095

BM096

BM095 William and Mary, Halfcrown, 1693, second conjoined busts right, rev third type, crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, date surrounding, WM monogram in angles, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated qvinto (MCE 801; ESC 519; S.3436). Artificial though attractive tone, die flaw on 3 of date, nearly extremely fine, reverse better. £2,250 BM096 William and Mary, Halfcrown, 1693, inverted 3 in date, second conjoined busts right, rev third type, crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, date surrounding, WM monogram in angles, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated qvinto (MCE 801e; ESC 520 R2; S.3436). Toned nearly very fine and very rare. £800 Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, Spink Auction 3, 21st February 1979, lot 174 Spink Numismatic Circular, July 1995, item 4240 Colin Adams, Spink Auction, 1st December 2005, lot 410

BM097

BM098

BM097 William III (1694-1702), Halfcrown, 1697, first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, lion of Nassau at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated nono (MCE 832; ESC 541; S.3487). Weak strike both sides, more so on reverse, otherwise toned, nearly extremely fine. £1,000 BM098 William III, Halfcrown, 1697, first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, lion of Nassau at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated nono (MCE 832; ESC 541; S.3487). Well struck from a different reverse die, otherwise toned, pleasing extremely fine. £1,350

BM099 William III, Halfcrown, 1697y, York Mint, y below first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, smaller lis and English lions, lion of Nassau at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated nono (MCE 838; ESC 551; S.3492). Some small die flaws evident, toned good very fine, pleasing for issue. £1,150

BM100 Anne (1702-14), Halfcrown, 1707 E, Edinburgh Mint, E below draped bust left, rev Post-Union crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated sexto (S.5709; ESC 575; S.3605). Some discolouration on obverse, toned with a few nicks and light marks, extremely fine. £1,000 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM101 Anne (1702-14), Halfcrown, 1708, early type draped bust left, rev Post-Union crowned cruciform shields, plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated septimo (MCE 941; ESC 578 note 1; S.3606). Some light haymarking both sides, more on obverse, toned, a bold very fine, reverse better. £875

BM104 George II (1727-60), Halfcrown, 1739, young laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, roses in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated dvodecimo (MCE 1036; ESC 600; S.3693). Tiny nick on cheek, Attractively toned, about extremely fine with a pleasing portrait. £1,100

BM102 Anne (1702-14), Halfcrown, 1708, early type draped bust left, rev Post-Union crowned cruciform shields, plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated septimo (MCE 941; ESC 578 note 1; S.3606). Some haymarking both sides, toned with full underlying mint bloom, practically extremely fine / good extremely fine, superb reverse detail. £2,500

BM105 George II, Halfcrown, 1750, older laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated vicesimo qvarto (MCE 1042; ESC 609; S.3696). Attractively toned, a pleasing extremely fine and scarce. £1,750

BM103 George I (1714-27), Halfcrown, 1715, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, roses and plumes in angles, garter star at centre, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated secvndo (MCE 989; ESC 587; S.3642). Some signs of collar slippage in edge inscription, light haymarks both sides, toned a bold very fine. £1,750

BM106 George IV (1820-30), Proof Halfcrown, 1825, second bare head left, date below, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, with crowned helmet above and garnishing, banner motto below, edge milled (MCE 1119; Davies 191; ESC 643; S.3809). Lightly hairlined and trace of thumbprint on obverse, otherwise very pleasing, toned good extremely fine. £1,500

BM107 William IV (1830-37), Halfcrown, 1834, capital WW on truncation of bare head right, rev quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, with garter surrounding upon crowned mantle, date below, edge milled (MCE 1140; ESC 660; S.3834A). With a golden tone, a little weak at centre, a pleasing extremely fine. £1,000 www.baldwin.co.uk

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FLORIN

Extremely Rare Milled Edge Proof Gothic Florin of 1867

BM108 Victoria (1837-1901), Proof Florin, 1867, Gothic crowned bust left, tiny WW below, date in legend in Roman numerals, no colon after, rev inverted die axis, crowned cruciform shields, emblems and tressure within angles, cross patonce at centre, edge milled (MCE 1246; Davies 746; ESC 831 R5; S.3892). Attractively toned, a few tiny marks, otherwise as struck, housed in an NGC holder and graded as PF64, extremely rare. £4,950 Dr Patrick Tan Collection St James Auction 7, 8th February 2008, lot 476

EIGHTEENPENCE

BM109 George III (1760-1820), Proof Eighteenpence, 1812, second laureate head right, rev value and date within laurel and oak wreath, edge plain (ESC 973; S.3772). Attractively toned, as struck, currently housed in a PCGS new style holder and graded as PR64. £1,000

SHILLINGS

BM110 Charles II (1660-85), Shilling, 1663, first bust variety, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge milled (MCE 726; ESC 1025; S.3372). Toned good very fine. £975

BM111 Charles II, Shilling, 1671, second laureate and draped bust right, plumes below, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, plumes at centre, edge milled (MCE 736; ESC 1035 R2; S.3376). Toned, good fine and rare. £950 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM112 Charles II, Shilling, 1683, fourth laureate and draped bust right, plumes below, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge milled (MCE 762; ESC 1065 R2; S.3381). Perhaps once cleaned, now toned, good very fine and rare. £1,500

BM113 James II (1685-88), Shilling, laureate and draped bust left, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge milled (MCE 784; ESC 1068; S.3410). Some evidence of die clashing, with traces of obverse ghosted onto reverse, well struck portrait, toned nearly extremely fine. £1,250 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


BM114 William III (1694-1702), Shilling, 1696B, Bristol Mint, B below first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, edge milled (MCE 849; ESC 1081; S.3498). A little weakly struck at date, brilliant with a light tone, very well struck portrait, with some die clashing evident through onto the reverse, one small dig over head, the finest Bristol shilling the cataloguer has seen, good extremely fine superb. £1,750

BM116 George III (1760-1820), Northumberland Shilling, 1763, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre (MCE 1095; ESC 1213; S.3742). Metal flaw by nose, a couple of spots on reverse, toned, extremely fine. £1,250

BM115 George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1723 WCC, Welsh Copper Company initials below second laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, plumes and interlinked Cs in alternating angles, edge milled (MCE 1009; ESC 1180 R2; S.3650). Toned good fine to nearly very fine and rare. £1,250

BM117 George IV (1820-30), Pattern Shilling, 1825, second bare head left, date below, rev small lion standing on crown, emblems below, abbreviated legend broken by lion, edge milled (Davies 241; ESC 1264 R5; S.-). Attractively toned, a little uneven on reverse, as struck, extremely rare, housed in a PCGS holder and graded as PF66. £5,750

Extremely Rare Pattern Shilling

Dr Jacob Y Terner, part II, Goldberg, Los Angeles, 31st May 2004, lot 2064 sold for $8,500

SIXPENCES

BM118 Charles II (1660-85), Sixpence, 1682, 2 over 1, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge milled (MCE 772 note; ESC 1522; S.3382). Toned a little weak on highest points, a pleasing extremely fine. £ 1,000 Thomas Bliss, part II, Sotheby, 15th May 1916, lot 534 V M Brand, Collection dispersed post mortem from 1932 Mrs E M Norweb, part II, Spink Auction 48, 13th November 1985, lot 5048 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1663

BM119 Charles II, Sixpence, 1684, laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, interlinked Cs in angles, garter star at centre, edge milled (MCE 774; ESC 1524; S.3382). Some evidence of die clashing around parts of rim, otherwise well struck with a superb portrait, toned good extremely fine. £1,500

BM120 James II (1685-88), Sixpence, 1686, laureate and draped bust left, rev early crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, edge milled (MCE 788; ESC 1525; S.3412). Toned extremely fine, reverse a little stronger. £1,150 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1666

BM121 William and Mary (1688-94), Sixpence, 1693, conjoined laureate and draped busts right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, date surrounding, WM monogram in angles, edge milled (MCE 804; ESC 1529; S.3438). Toned nearly extremely fine. £850

Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1665

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Heavy Flan 1696 Sixpence

Proof Sixpence from Edinburgh

BM122 William III (1694-1702), Sixpence, 1696, struck on a thick 1.7mm flan, first laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, edge milled, piedfort weight 4.92g (MCE -; ESC 1534A R5; S.3520). Three small digs in front of face, a few tiny ones on reverse, toned, good fine to almost very fine and extremely rare, we know of only one other specimen in private hands, with an intriguing provenance. £2,500

BM125 Anne (1702-14), Proof Sixpence, 1707 E, Edinburgh Mint, struck on a broad flan of 22.5mm, draped bust left, E below, anna. dei. gratia. Full outer toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, PostUnion crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, date at top, mag bri.fr et.hib reg: edge plain, 3.15g (S.5721 footnote; ESC 1589 R4; S.3620). Attractively toned, as struck and extremely rare, still the only specimen the cataloguer knows of in private ownership. £7,500

Based on its weight in grains this coin listed in Numismatic Chronicle, volume one New Series, page 28, number 86 in article by Rev H Christmas. The other specimen in private hands weighs a couple of grains more. Rev Henry Christmas, Sotheby, 1st February 1864, lot 826 part – sold for 5/- to J E M Rishton J E M Rishton, Sotheby 13th July 1875, Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1666

BM123 William III, Sixpence, 1697, second laureate and draped bust right, rev crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, edge milled (MCE 899; ESC 1564 R2; S.3537). Weak at centre as usual for this issue, toned, with a stronger than usual portrait for the issue, a bold very fine for issue. £875

H E Manville, Spink Auction 140, November 1999, lot 658 Spink Numismatic Circular, February 2000, item 243 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1714

BM126 George II (1727-60), Proof Sixpence, 1728, young laureate and draped bust left, georgivs.ii. dei. gratia. Full outer toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, date at top, m.b.f.et. h.rex.f.db. et.l.d.s.r.i. a.t.et.e. edge plain, 3.46g (ESC 1604 R4; S.3705). Attractively toned, good extremely fine and extremely rare. £5,000 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1726

BM124 William III, Sixpence, 1697, third laureate and draped bust right, inverted A for first V in legend, rev large crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau at centre, edge milled (MCE 911; ESC 1566B R4; S.3538). Attractively toned, a bold extremely fine and very rare. £875 Spink Numismatic Circular, November 1973, item 8989 Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, Spink Auction 3, 21st February 1979, lot 289 Spink Numismatic Circular, February 2000, MS123 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1698

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BM127 George II, Proof Sixpence, 1746, older laureate and draped bust left, georgivs.ii. dei. gratia. Full outer toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, crowned cruciform shields, garter star at centre, date at top, m.b.f.et. h.rex.f.db. et.l.d.s.r.i. a.t.et.e. edge milled, 2.98g (ESC 1619; S.3711). Dark attractive tone, good extremely fine. £1,250 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1732

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BM128 George III (1760-1820), Proof Sixpence, 1787, engraved by Lewis Pingo, laureate and draped bust right, georgivs.iii. dei. gratia. Full outer beaded border both sides, rev struck en médaille, cruciform shields, with semée of hearts in Arms of Hanover, garter star at centre, crowns in angles, date at bottom, m.b.f.et. h.rex.f.db. et.l.d.s.r.i. a.t.et.e. edge plain, 3.07g (Eimer 86; Selig 1228; ESC 1640; cf.S.3749). Dark attractive tone, a few light marks, good extremely fine. £875 Alfred Bole, part I, DNW, 29th September 2010, lot 1738

GROAT

Extremely Rare Pattern Groat of 1836, Struck in Gold

BM129 William IV (1830-37), Pattern Groat, 1836, struck in gold, bare head right, gulielmus iiii d:g: britanniar: rex f:d: toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated right with shield and trident, date in exergue, large 4 to left, large P to right, edge plain (WR 271; ESC 1928 R5; Davies 391). A few light hairline marks, toned practically as struck and extremely rare, currently housed in NGC holder and graded as PF63 CAMEO. £12,500 Baldwin Auction 52, 25th September 2007, lot 653

THREEPENCES

BM130 George V (1910-36), Proof Threepence, 1935, bare head left, rev three oak sprigs with acorns, tiny letter G at centre, date below, value around, toothed border both sides, edge plain (ESC 2148 note; Davies 1958). Toned as struck, extremely rare as only issued to very important persons, housed in NGC holder and graded as PF65. £1,750

BM131 Elizabeth II (1952-), Proof nickel-brass Threepence, on twelve sided flan, 1957, young laureate head right, rev crowned chained portcullis, date below, value around (Peck 2499; S.4153). With a very dark tone, as struck, housed in NGC holder and graded as PF65. £750 Interestingly NGC have concluded the coin is copper zinc on their tag due to the unusual colouration of this coin. However the coin has actually oxidised this unusual colour, the cataloguer having handled it before when it first emerged over 15 years ago. This and other “VIP” proofs that were sold privately had been stored in small medicinal tin boxes some of which had chemical-coated interiors to preserve their contents. In the case of the few nickel brass coins housed in such tins, they had turned an unusual dark blue colour due to a reaction between the coating and the coin.

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Milled Copper and Bronze PENNIES

BM133 George III (1760-1820), Proof Penny, 1806, laureate and draped bust right, imperfect date below, rev Britannia seated on rocks left with shield, holding olive branch and trident, ship sailing behind, legend above, edge engrailed (Peck 1324 KP31; S.3780). Attractively toned, with plenty of lustre, practically as struck, housed in an NGC holder and graded as PF64 RB. £450

BM136 Victoria, Penny, 1860, N over Z (N on it’s side) in reverse legend, young laureate bust left, l.c.wyon on bust, toothed border both sides, victoria d:g: britt:reg: f:d: rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, l c w incuse below shield, lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, date in exergue, legend one penny, within linear circle (cf.Peck 1629; cf.Fr.10 dies 2+D; M.1860K; S.3954). Toned with underlying lustre, small dig on reverse, nearly extremely fine and extremely rare. £1,250 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 428

For a gold crown-sized pattern with the reverse of the George III 18068 Penny see British Milled Gold section of this list number BM017

BM134 Victoria (1837-1901), Proof Penny, 1839, young head left, date below, rev Britannia seated right with shield and trident, emblems in exergue (P.1479; S.3948). Some light hairlines both sides, tiny rim nick, toned good extremely fine. £1,350

BM137 Victoria, Pattern Penny, 1860, struck from muled dies, young laureate bust left, l.c.wyon mostly on bust, beaded border both sides, victoria d:g: britt:reg:f:d: rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, l c w incuse below shield, lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, date in exergue, legend one penny, within linear circle (Peck -; Fr.763; Gouby A1; Satin 1). Light trace of thumbprint on reverse, toned, some underlying lustre on reverse, good extremely fine and extremely rare. £2,750 James Workman, online auction, Colin Cooke, September 2010, lot 3

BM135 Victoria, Pattern Penny, 1860, by Moore, struck in silver, laureate head left from rusted obverse die, beaded inner circle surrounding, date below, legend surrounding, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated facing on rocks looking right, her left hand resting on shield and holding olive branch, her right hand holding trident, prow of ship and anchor emerging behind, all within beaded circle, wide raised rim beyond, date and value incuse on rim (Fr.848 dies 2+C R18; P.2121). Attractively toned, a few light marks, practically as struck and rare. £1,250

BM138 Victoria, Penny, 1875, narrow date, young laureate bust left, wreath of 17 leaves, 6 berries, no signature on bust, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, narrow date in exergue, legend surrounding, within linear circle (Peck 1701; Fr.80 dies 8+H; M.1875B; S.3954), full lustre, proof-like uncirculated and very rare. £950

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 420

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 445

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A Rare Opportunity to Obtain a Group of 3 Heaton Mint Proofs

BM139 Victoria, Proof Penny, Halfpenny and Farthing, sold as a set of three, 1876 H, Heaton Mint, Penny and Halfpenny with narrow date, Farthing with normal 6 (Peck -; Fr.89A, 329A, cf.534; Gouby BP 1876R; S.3955, 3957, 3959). All with brilliant red matching tone, as struck, each housed in an NGC holder and graded in denominational order as PF65RB, PF66RB, PF65RB, an exceptional trio that should be kept together intact and priced as such (3), extremely rare. £4,500

BM140

BM141

BM140 Victoria, Penny, 1879, young laureate bust left, wreath of 17 leaves, 6 berries, closer thicker ties, no signature on bust, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, date in exergue, legend surrounding, within linear circle (Peck 1714; Fr.96 dies 8+J; M.1879A; S.3954). Toned with considerable underlying lustre, proof-like uncirculated. £950 James Workman, online auction, Colin Cooke, September 2010, lot 51

BM141 Victoria, Bronzed Pattern Penny, 1895, old veiled bust left, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, inner border of dots surrounding Britannia, helmet and trident intrudes towards rim, trident 2mm from legend, cross of pellets at top, date in exergue, 9.43g (Peck 2066; Fr.777 R19; Gouby -). Attractively toned, though a little uneven with a couple of spots, one light thumbprint on reverse, with full underlying brilliance, otherwise as struck and extremely rare. £3,500 A H F Baldwin Collection, sold privately June 1964 Mrs E M H Norweb, part II, Spink Auction 48, 13th November 1985, lot 654

BM142 Elizabeth II (1952-), Matt Proof Penny, 1953, struck with a satin finish, young laureate head right, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, with trident and shield, lighthouse to left, date in exergue, 9.49g (Peck -; Fr.- dies 1+B; S.4154). Striated tone, as struck and extremely rare. £2,500 www.baldwin.co.uk

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HALFPENNIES

BM143 Charles II (1660-85), London or Elephant Halfpenny, undated, struck in copper on a 3mm thick flan, elephant with curved tusks standing left, plain below no legend, toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, large shield of City arms, St George’s cross with upright sword in first quarter, six pointed start below, :London:god:preserve: edge plain, 14.33g (Peck 503 and text). Toned extremely fine and rare. £3,000

BM146 Charles II, Halfpenny, 1675, laureate and cuirassed bust left, toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue, legend (Peck 516; S.3393). Toned traces of lustre, with a well struck reverse, extremely fine and very rare. £2,250

The obverse die was later used on the Carolina and New England Halfpennies circulating in the USA circa 1694 in the reign of William and Mary. These London pieces however belong to the reign of Charles II as they are associated with the Royal Company of Adventurers and the later Royal African Company that supplied gold silver and seemingly copper for the purpose of coinage from Africa, hence the use of the elephant as a design. Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 467

BM147 ���������������������������� William and Mary (1688-94), tin Halfpenny, 1690, conjoined busts right, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left on globe, plain exergue, copper plug through centre edge inscribed in raised letters, nvmmorvm**famvlvs.1690. (Peck 567; S.3448). A light green patina around rims, edge very clear, a few small corrosion spots both sides otherwise extremely fine for issue and ��������������� extremely rare�. £2,250

BM144 Charles II, Halfpenny, 1673, laureate and cuirassed bust left, toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue, legend (Peck 510; S.3393). Toned nearly extremely fine and scarce. £1,000

Gregory Collection, part III, Baldwin Auction 52, 25th September 2007, lot 413

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 471

BM145 Charles II, Proof Halfpenny, 1673, struck in silver, laureate and cuirassed bust left, carolvs.a.carolo toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue, Britan nia legend (Peck 514; S.3393), weak at centre very fine and very rare. £1,750

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BM148 William and Mary, Proof Halfpenny, 1694, struck in silver on a 1.8mm flan, conjoined busts, laureate and cuirassed right, legend surrounding, toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left on globe with shield, holding branch and trident, legend surrounding, date in exergue, edge plain, 11.42g (Peck 609 EXR; cf. S.3452). A little worn on high points, attractively toned, about extremely fine and extremely rare. £3,750 The flan thickness varies from 1.8mm to 2.1mm between thinnest and thickest points on this coin. We note this coin is thinner and lighter than the piece we sold last year in the Strickland Neville Rolfe Collection, Baldwin Auction 65, 5th May 2010, lot 1363.

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BM149 William and Mary, Halfpenny, 1694, conjoined busts right, the King cuirassed, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 602; S.3452). Toned extremely fine for issue and scarce. £1,150

BM153 George II (1727-60), Proof Halfpenny, 1729, struck in copper, young laureate and cuirassed bust left, toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue, edge plain (Peck 835; S.3717). Toned with a hint of lustre, good extremely fine and rare. £1,500

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 482

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 523

BM150 William III (1694-1702), Halfpenny, 1700, farthing size date, third type, neater laureate and cuirassed bust right, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue (cf.Peck 696; S.3556). Toned good very fine and unrecorded struck from such small date figures, extremely rare. £1,000

BM154 George III (1760-1820), Pattern Halfpenny, 1796, long haired laureate and cuirassed bust left, (George III usually faces right), no stops, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left, date in exergue, toothed border both sides, edge plain, 5.10g (Peck 924). Toned, softly struck in part as usual, extremely fine with a hint of original lustre, extremely rare, only four known specimens known in commerce. £2,500

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 503

BM155 Victoria (1837-1901), Pattern Halfpenny, 1859, struck in cupro-nickel on a 17mm flan, central crown, rose at bottom, victoria d:g: brit: regina f:d: toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, ½ at centre, rose either side, penny above, date below, edge plain, 2.34g (Peck 2036; Fr.744 R18). Toned a little uneven, good extremely fine and extremely rare. £975

BM151 George I (1714-27), “dump” issue Halfpenny, 1718, laureate and cuirassed bust right, within linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 774; S.3659). Toned a few light obverse die flaws, extremely fine and rare this nice. £950 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 515

BM156 Victoria, Copper Proof Halfpenny, 1860, young head left, W:W. on truncation, date below, toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident, emblems in exergue, 9.44g (Peck 1552; S.3949). Small flan flaw on reverse, toned as struck and of the highest rarity, the key piece to the Victorian series of Halfpennies. £10,000

BM152 George I, second issue Halfpenny, 1719, first larger laureate and cuirassed bust right, ornate shoulder straps, within linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 791; S.3660A). Toned with a hint of lustre, weakly struck on central parts both sides, otherwise a pleasing extremely fine. £1,250 www.baldwin.co.uk

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 569

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BM157 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1864, with experimental numbers scratched in obverse field, 250 in front of face and 99 behind bust, young laureate bust left, wreath of 16 leaves, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, incuse breastplate, with trident and shield, lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, date in exergue, within linear circle (cf. Peck 1783; Fr.295 dies 7+G; Gouby p.6 and table 1; S.3956). Verdigris spot on exergue, some lustre good extremely fine and of the highest rarity. £1,750 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot

BM158 Victoria, Halfpenny, 1871, young laureate bust left, wreath of 16 leaves, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right on rocks, incuse breastplate, with trident and shield, lighthouse to left and ship to right on sea, date in exergue, legend within linear circle (Peck 1797; Fr.308 dies 7+G; S.3956). Nearly full lustre uncirculated and very rare. £1,100 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 581

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BM159 George V (1910-36), Proof Halfpenny, 1936, small bare head left, rev Britannia seated right with shield and trident, date in exergue (Peck 2362; Fr.427 R18; S.4058). Brilliant, a few light hairlines otherwise as struck for VIP’s, housed in an NGC holder and graded as PF65RB CAMEO very rare. £1,000 FARTHINGS

BM160 Charles II (1660-85), Pattern Farthing, 1660, struck in silver, crowned rose, crowned C and R either side, date below, all within roped circle, rosette at top centre, truth*and*peace* rev inverted die axis, three pillars linked by cord, bearing cross, harp and thistle, inner roped circle and toothed border both sides, rosette at top centre, thvs.vnited.invincible edge plain, 4.25g (Peck 473; N.2784). Once cleaned, some light toning, very fine and very rare. £1,500

BM161 Charles II, tin Farthing with central copper plug, 1684, laureate and cuirassed bust left, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, plain exergue, edge inscribed in raised letters, nvmmorvm* famvlvs1684. * (Peck 536; S.3395). Three small corrosion spots on reverse and a few rim nicks, light green tone, good detail retained, nearly extremely fine for issue and very rare. £2,250 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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BM162 James II (1685-88), tin Farthing with central copper plug, 1687, laureate and draped bust right, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, plain exergue, edge inscribed in raised letters, nvmmorvm famvlvs*1687* first stop flower, second a pierced mullet (Peck 559; S.3421). Some rim nicks both sides and digs and scratches on reverse, otherwise weakly struck in hair, but with good facial detail, good very fine / very fine and very rare. £1,500 Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450


BM163 William and Mary (1688-94), Farthing, 1689, struck in copper on a broader flan 24mm, first conjoined laureate and draped busts right, toothed border both sides, gvlielmvs. Et.maria rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue, Britan nia* edge plain, 5.53g (Peck 564; S.3450). Small rim cut, dig on reverse, a bold fine and of the highest rarity. £1,000

BM167 William III, Farthing, 1697, laureate and cuirassed bust right, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, blank exergue, date in exergue (Peck 659; S.3557). Struck from different dies, a little weak on reverse, toned with a pleasing portrait, extremely fine. £825

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 632

BM164 William and Mary, Farthing, 1694, struck in silver, conjoined laureate busts right, toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue, double line, 4.45g (Peck 623). Small rim knock on obverse, unevenly toned with mint brilliance, extremely fine, and rare. £1,250

BM168 William III, Farthing, 1699, no stops on reverse, laureate and cuirassed bust right, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, blank exergue, date in legend (Peck 683; S.3558). Hairline scratch on cheek, weak at top, pleasing portrait, toned practically extremely fine. £875

Strickland Neville Rolfe, Baldwin Auction 65, 5th May 2010, lot 1366

BM165 William III (1694-1702), Farthing, 1695, struck in copper, laureate and cuirassed bust right, toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 653; S.3557). A hint of lustre toned, a weak though pleasing extremely fine and rare. £1,000

BM169 Anne, Pattern Farthing, 1713, struck in copper on a large flan, 3.97gms, draped bust left, anna.dei. gratia linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves in portico, date in exergue, britan nia. (Peck 748 dies 4+D). Toned as struck and extremely rare. £1,750

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 643

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 662

BM166 William III, Farthing, 1697, laureate and cuirassed bust right, toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated left, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, blank exergue, date in exergue (Peck 659; S.3557). A little weak at top, about extremely fine. £800

BM170 Anne (1702-14), copper Farthing, 1714, struck on a small flan, draped bust left, rev Britannia seated left, date in exergue (Peck 741 dies 2+E; S.3625). Toned good very fine. £1,000

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BM171 Anne, copper Farthing, 1714, struck on a small flan, draped bust left, rev Britannia seated left, date in exergue (Peck 741 dies 2+E; S.3625). Toned nearly extremely fine. £975

BM175 George I, second issue, Proof Farthing, 1719, struck in silver, laureate and cuirassed bust right, large letters linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 809; S.3662). Toned nearly very fine and extremely rare. £950 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 669

BM172 Anne, copper Pattern Farthing, 1714, struck on a small flan, draped bust left, regina legend, rev Britannia seated left, date in exergue (Peck 743 dies 3+E; cf.S.3625). Toned a hint of lustre, some spotting, nearly extremely fine and rare. £1,450 Recently removed from an NGC holder graded as MS63BN

BM176 George I, Farthing, 1719, laureate and cuirassed bust right, linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 812; S.3662). Some lustre, a few light spots nearly extremely fine. £850 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 670

BM173 George I (1714-27), “Dump” issue Farthing, 1717, laureate and cuirassed bust right, wreath of eight leaves and three berries, linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue, edge plain (Peck 783; S.3661). Toned nearly extremely fine and very scarce. £1,250

BM177 George I, Farthing, 1720, laureate and cuirassed bust right, linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 818; S.3662). Some lustre, nearly extremely fine / good very fine. £875 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 673

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 666

BM174 George I, second issue, Farthing, 1719, laureate and cuirassed bust right, large letters, linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue, edge plain (Peck 807; S.3662). Some lustre, struck on a broad flan, a bold extremely fine. £1,000 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 668

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BM178 George I, Farthing, 1721, stop after date, laureate and cuirassed bust right, linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue (Peck 823; S.3662). Nearly full lustre, die flaw on reverse, good extremely fine and scarce. £1,250 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 677

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BM179 George II (1727-60), Copper proof Farthing, 1730, young laureate and cuirassed bust left, georgivs. ii.rex. linear circle and toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date in exergue, britan nia. (Peck 857; S.3720). With lustre, good extremely fine and rare. £1,250

BM181 George III, Restrike Pattern Farthing, 1790, struck in silver by W J Taylor after Droz, long haired laureate head right, 3 diamond stops and flower in legend, grained rims both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated pointing left on globe, shield spear and branches behind, date in exergue between diamond stops, dr.f. to upper left, flower stop at end of legend, edge plain, 7.84g (Peck 1034 R37). Toned as struck and extremely rare. £3,000

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 682

Baldwin Auction 60, 5th May 2009, lot 900

BM180 George III (1760-1820), first issue copper Proof Farthing, 1771, laureate and cuirassed bust right, georgivs. iii.rex. toothed border both sides, rev struck en médaille, Britannia seated left on globe, with shield, spear and spray of leaves, britan nia. date in exergue, edge plain (Peck 910; S.3775). Toned good extremely fine and rare. £1,450

BM182 George IV (1820-30), Copper Proof Farthing, 1821, laureate and draped bust left, georgius iiii dei gratia. toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, Britannia seated right with shield, trident and olive branch, date in exergue, Britanniar: rex fid: def: edge plain (Peck 1408; S.3822). Toned good extremely fine and very rare. £875

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 687

Extremely Rare Platinum Pattern Farthing, Muling Two Reigns, Countries and Coinages

BM183 George III / IV, trial mule Farthing, 1825, struck in platinum, obverse die of the Bank of Ireland Ten Pence of 1813, laureate head of George III facing right, georgius iii dei gratia rex surrounding, raised rim beyond, rev inverted die axis, Farthing die of George IV, Britannia seated right on rocks with shield, holding laurel branch and trident, lion to right, sea beyond, date in exergue, britanniar: rex fid: def: toothed border and rim surrounding, 9.43g (Peck 1419 EXR, notes p.394). One edge knock, the obverse die weakly struck in legend due to the hardness of platinum, scuffed fields otherwise extremely fine and one of two specimens in private hands, of the highest rarity. £17,500 This coin recently removed from an NGC holder graded as PF61. There are specimens also in the British Museum and the Bank of England Museum, the latter being the Cockayne specimen, lot 54.

BM184 George V (1910-36), Proof Farthing, 1936, small bare head left, rev Britannia seated right with shield and trident, date in exergue (Peck 2364; Fr.626 R18; S.4061). Brilliant, a few light hairlines otherwise as struck for VIP’s, housed in an NGC holder and graded as PF65RB very rare. £875 www.baldwin.co.uk

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THIRD-FARTHINGS

BM185 Victoria (1837-1901), Third-Farthing, 1844, struck on a thick flan, re for reg, young head left, date below, victoria dei gratia toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident, emblems in exergue, Britanniar: re fid: def:, 1.58g (Peck 1607; S.3952). With considerable lustre as struck, proof-like streaky tone and rare. £875

BM186 Victoria, Third-Farthing, 1844, struck on a thin flan, re for reg, young head left, date below, victoria dei gratia toothed border both sides, rev Britannia helmeted seated right with shield and trident, emblems in exergue, Britanniar: re fid: def:, 0.89g (Peck 1607 and note 2; S.3952). Toned proof-like, good extremely fine and rare. £875 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 732

Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 734

QUARTER-FARTHING

BM187 Victoria (1837-1901), Proof Quarter-Farthing, 1868, struck in copper-nickel, young head left, victoria d: g: Britannia: regina f:d: toothed border both sides, rev quarter farthing in two lines, crown above, date below, emblems at bottom (Peck 1615; S.3953). Practically as struck and very rare. £850 Gregory Collection, part I, Baldwin Auction 44, 2nd May 2006, lot 740

Irish Coins

IR001 Hiberno-Norse (late 10th – early 12th Century), Phase III issue, Penny, long cross and hand coinage (c.103560), draped bust left, in name of Sihtric, two pellets by face, blundered legend, rev long voided cross with pellet centre, crude hand in two quarters each with four fingers, with a blundered Dublin mint signature, 0.91g (DF 24; S.6132). Toned about extremely fine and very pleasing. £1,500

IR002 Hiberno-Norse, Phase III issue, Penny, long cross and hand coinage (c.1035-60), draped bust left, in name of Sihtric, two pellets by face, blundered legend, rev long voided cross with pellet centre, crude hand in two quarters, each with four fingers and a pellet, with a blundered Dublin mint signature, 0.82g (DF 24; S.6132). With a larger portrait than usual, with a tall neck, toned about extremely fine and unusual. £1,750

IR003 Hiberno-Norse, Phase III issue, Penny, long cross and hand coinage (c.1035-60), draped bust left, in name of Sihtric, blundered legend, rev long voided cross with pellet centre, crude hand in two quarters, each with four fingers, large pellet in one quarter, with a blundered Dublin mint signature (DF 24; S.6132). A superb specimen, toned extremely fine, about as struck and housed in an NGC holder and graded as MS65, very rare. £3,950 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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IR004 Hiberno-Norse, Phase III issue, Penny, long cross and hand coinage (c.1035-60), draped bust left, blundered legend, repeated “mon” legend, two pellets by face, cross pommée on neck, rev long voided cross with pellet centre, crude hand in two quarters, each with four fingers, pellet in other two quarters, with a blundered Dublin mint signature, 0.80g (DF 24; S.6132). Toned a pleasing extremely fine, about as struck and very rare. £3,750

IR008 Edward I (1272-1307), Penny, second coinage (1279-1302), second issue (1281/2), Waterford Mint, crowned facing bust, three pellets below in beaded triangle, crown breaks top, pellet before King’s name, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 1.44g (DF 64; S.6254). Struck a touch off-centre, some ghosting on obverse, small black stain on reverse, good very fine. £300

IR005 John as Lord of Ireland (1172-99), Halfpenny, type IIa, Tomas of Dublin Mint, facing diademed head outlined with beaded circle, legend surrounding with retrograde N’s and ending domi, initial mark cross pattée both sides, rev cross pommée, annulets in angles, all within beaded circle, initial mark off-centre, dvv mint signature, 0.73g (Withers 2/b; DF 36; S.6207). Toned a pleasing very fine and rare. £275

IR009 Edward I, Penny, second coinage (1279-1302), third issue (1283), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust, three pellets below in beaded triangle, crown meets top, pellet before King’s name, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 1.33g (DF 65; S.6247). Metal starvation evident on high points in striking, cleaned very fine. £175

Withers = Irish Small Silver – John-Edward VI by Paul and Bente R Withers published by Galata 2004

IR006 John as King of Ireland (1199-1216), third Rex Coinage (1207-11), Penny, Willem of Limerick Mint, crowned facing bust in triangle, hand holding sceptre, legend surrounding, rev sun, moon and three stars in triangle, legend surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, 1.34g (DF 50; S.6229). Very porous on obverse, toned fine / a bold very fine and scarce. £425

IR010 Edward I, Penny, second coinage (1279-1302), sixth issue (1296-1302), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust, no pellet below, crown and left hair breaks beaded triangle, pellet before King’s name, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 1.31g (cf. DF 68; S.6253B). Some light ghosting, toned, about very fine. £250

IR007 John as King of Ireland, third Rex Coinage (1207-11), Halfpenny, Rodberd of Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust surrounded by three stars in triangle, legend surrounding, rev cross pattee and moon with three stars in triangle, legend surrounding, outer beaded circle both sides, 0.65g (Withers 4/c; DF 51; S.6231). Light tone, a pleasing good very fine. £495

IR011 Edward I, Farthing, Waterford Mint, crowned facing bust in beaded triangle, legend e r anglie, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, civi tas vate rfor open C and E, 0.46g(Withers 1a; DF 70; S.6268). Nearly very fine / good very fine, reverse very clearly struck, pleasing. £500

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IR012 Edward I, Farthing, Waterford Mint, crowned facing bust in beaded triangle, legend e r anglie, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, civi tas vate rfor’ open C and E, 0.37g (Withers 1b; DF 70; S.6268). Large flat spot in striking, otherwise toned very fine. £295

IR016 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, two pellets over crown and one to right, legend surrounding, rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, extra small pellet in centre of two quarters, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.33g (Burns Du-11a; DF -; S.-). Clipped, toned, with a clear and pleasing face, otherwise a bold very fine and extremely rare. £275 Jasper Burns Collection – one of 4 specimens recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 11

IR013 Edward IV (1461-83), Penny, type V, heavy cross and pellets coinage (1470-3?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, no marks in field, initial mark cross fourchée, legend surrounding, edward di gr dns hybe rev long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, extra small pellet in two quarters, beaded circle and legend surrounding, civi tas dvb lin, 0.50g (Burns Du-1H; DF 125; S.6323). Attractively toned, some ghosting evident on obverse, usual small flan, good very fine for issue and very rare. £425 Burns = Irish Hammered Pennies of Edward IV and Richard III by Jasper Burns, Pietas Publications 2009 Jasper Burns Collection – one of 17 specimens recorded by Burns as his heavy Dublin type 1

IR014 Edward IV, Penny, type V, heavy cross and pellets coinage (1470-3?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellets at neck, initial mark rose, legend surrounding, rev long cross pattée, tripellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.48g (Burns Du-5H; cf. DF 136; cf. S.6364). Large edge chip, struck on usual small flan, nearly very fine for issue, the Dowle and Finn and Spink only record this obverse in the type VI light coinage, the only known specimen and plate coin in Burns. £500

IR017 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellet either side of neck, initial mark plain cross, legend surrounding, rev long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.51g (Burns Du-5; DF 136; S.6364). Struck on a small flan, toned weak in parts a bold very fine. £225 Jasper Burns Collection – one of 32 specimens recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 5

IR018 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellet either side of neck, initial mark pierced cinquefoil, legend surrounding, rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.51g (Burns Du-6a; DF 137; S.6365). Well struck with a pleasing portrait, right pellet by neck die flawed across to hair, slightly double struck reverse, good very fine for issue, Burns records 42 specimens of this Dublin type. £350

Jasper Burns Collection – unique plate coin recorded by Burns as his heavy Dublin type 5

IR015 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, no marks in field, initial mark rose, legend surrounding, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.42g (Burns Du-1; DF -; S.6364). Some ghosting on obverse, struck on usual small flan of oval shape, attractively toned, nearly extremely fine for issue and extremely rare, only four known to Burns of his Dublin type 1. £575 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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IR019 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle of a different style, pellet either side of neck, legend surrounding, rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.50g(Burns Du-6b; cf. DF 137; cf.S.6365). Clipped, toned very fine for issue, with a clear portrait, only defined by Burns as a distinct issue based on portrait style, unique. £575 Jasper Burns Collection – unique plate coin recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 6b

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IR023 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, mullet either side of crown, pellet below chin, legend surrounding, rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.47g(Burns Du-22; DF 139; S.6367). Scratch on obverse, otherwise well struck on a small flan, toned extremely fine, an exceptional portrait. £850

IR020 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellet either side of neck, legend surrounding, rev rose at centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.49g (Burns Du-7; DF -; S.-). Double struck on obverse on usual small flan, flat in part, toned good fine, one of only two known to Burns, of the highest rarity. £300

Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 37 recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 22

Jasper Burns Collection – one of 2 specimens recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 7

IR024 Edward IV, Penny, type VII, sun and roses coinage (c.1478-83), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, sun to right of neck and left of crown, rose to left of neck only, legend surrounding, rev rose at centre over long cross pattée, two suns and one rose in two quarters, one sun and two roses in other two quarters, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.38g ( Burns S-2 footnote; DF 166; S.6393). Creased and straightened, struck on a small flan, fine for issue, extremely rare. £275

IR021 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, two pellets over crown, legend surrounding, rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.44g (Burns Du-11b; DF -; S.-). Edge chip, weakly struck in parts on oval flan, toned, good fine and extremely rare. £350

Jasper Burns Collection –19 regular specimens recorded by Burns as his Sun and Rose type 2, the sub-variety footnoted but number seen not recorded.

Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 5 recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 11b

IR025 Edward IV, Penny, type VII, sun and roses coinage (c.1478-83), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, sun to left of neck and right of crown, rose to right of neck and left of crown, legend surrounding, initial mark rose, rev rose at centre over long cross pattée, two suns and one rose in two quarters, one sun and two roses in other two quarters, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.50g (Burns S-3; DF 167; S.6394). Ragged and chipped, flan split and struck off-centre on small flan, detail of coin about very fine. £150

IR022 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, saltire either side of neck, legend surrounding, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.39g (Burns Du-14; cf. DF 126; S.6362). Quite chipped and struck on the usual small flan, toned nearly very fine and extremely rare, only recorded by Dowle and Finn in the heavy coinage. £250

Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 35 recorded by Burns as his Sun and Roses type 3

Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 4 recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 14

IR026 Edward IV, Penny, type V, heavy cross and pellets coinage (1470-3?), Drogheda Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, no marks in field, legend surrounding edward di gr dns hybe, rev rose over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding vil la de drogh, 0.48g (Burns Dr-3H; DF p.30 note; cf.S.6370). A little chipped, struck on a small flan with an excellent portrait for the issue, toned about extremely fine and rare. £475 Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 15 recorded by Burns as his heavy Drogheda type 3

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IR027 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Drogheda Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, no marks in field, legend surrounding rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.50g (Burns Dr-2; DF p.31 note; S.6369). Struck on usual small flan, good portrait with pellet like die flaw on nose, very fine for issue and rare. £250

IR029 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Drogheda Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellets either side of neck and crown, legend surrounding rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.60g (Burns Dr-13; DF p.31 note; S.6373). Struck on a small flan, dark colouration, a little porous, about very fine for issue and extremely rare. £375

Jasper Burns Collection –one of 12 recorded by Burns as his Drogheda type 2

Jasper Burns Collection –one of 5 recorded by Burns as his Drogheda type 13

IR028 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Drogheda Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellets either side of neck and crown, legend surrounding rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.44g (Burns Dr-12; DF p.31 note; S.6373/6374). Struck on a small fan, weak in parts, once cleaned now toned, good fine for issue and of the highest rarity. £475

IR030 Edward IV, Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Trim Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, legend surrounding rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.45g (Burns T-2; DF -; S.6384). Weakly struck on a small flan, fine for issue and of the highest rarity. £650

Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 2 recorded by Burns as his Drogheda type 12

Jasper Burns Collection –one of 2 recorded by Burns as his Trim type 2

IR031 Philip and Mary (1554-8), Billon Groat, 1557, facing busts, crown and date above, beaded inner circle and et type legend surrounding, initial mark rose both sides, rev crowned harp, crowned P to left, crowned M to right, 2.92g (DF 237; S.6501B). Scratch at centre of obverse, dark tone, double struck fine. £115

IR032 Charles I (1625-49), Blacksmith’s Money, Halfcrown, King on horseback left, ground-line below, cross on housings, initial mark cross potent, rev oval quartered shield of arms, garnished with three lily buds on uppers, C to left, R to right, within beaded circle, legend and outer beaded circle surrounding, initial mark harp, 14.27g (Bull 19 (Irish) dies 19(A)/2; DF 335; S.6557). Clipped and weakly struck, only about fine but extremely rare variety, Bull only records one specimen in provenance section for this die combination. £1,250 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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IR033 James II (1685-91), Pewter Money, proof Halfpenny, 1690, struck in silver, laureate head left, iacobvs.ii. dei. gratia outer toothed border both sides, rev inverted die axis, crowned harp, date above, .magbr.fra. et.hib.rex. edge obliquely milled, 4.53g (DF 483; S.6591A). Attractively toned, extremely fine and very rare. £3,250

IR034 George III (1760-1820), Halfpenny, 1775, long haired laureate head right, rev crowned harp, date below, toothed border both sides (DF 584; S.6614). Proof-like, attractively toned, good extremely fine. £500

IR035 Victoria (1837-1901), Pattern Double Florin, 1900, struck by John Pinches for Reginald Huth, old veiled bust of Queen left, Latin legend surrounding, rev struck en médaille, crowned cruciform shields, Irish Arms top and bottom, emblems in angles, Irish language legend, edge milled, 22.60g(KM.XM6; DF 640). Uneven tone, good extremely fine and very rare. £1,450 KM = Unusual World Coins from Krause Publications

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NUMISMATIC BOOKS NB001 Alföldi, A. Die Kontorniaten. Budapest/Leipzig, 1943. Two Volumes. Quarto, pp. 196, lxxv plates; lxxi plates. Original red cloth, gilt. Some minor scuffing, contents very good. £225 NB002 Bates, G. E. Archaeological Expedition of Sardis. Byzantine Coins. Cambridge/Massachusetts, 1971. Quarto, pp. x, 159, 4 maps, 9 plates. Cloth, jacket, protective wrapper. Very good. £38 NB003 Bedoukian, P. Coinage of the Artaxiads of Armenia. RNS special Publication No. 10. London, 1978. Quarto, pp. x, map, 81, 8 b/w plates. Cloth, jacket. A little torn at top edge otherwise very good. Contents as new. Ex library stamp on first free endpaper. £40 NB004 Belloni G. Le Monete Romane dell’Età Repubblicana. Catalogo Delle Raccolte Numismatiche. Milan, 1960. Large quarto, pp. title page printed in red and black, lix, 333, 59 plates, 2 tables, index. An attractively produced book documenting an extremely good collection of Roman Republican coins. Virtually as new. £150

NB004

NB005 [British Museum] A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum. The Seleucid Kings of Syria. London, 1878. Small quarto, pp. xxxix, 126, 28 very fine plates. Original blind embossed cloth. A little rubbed at extremities, some foxing, pages loose. £100

NB006 British Numismatic Journal. First Series, Volume IV. London, 1906. Quarto, pp. 484. Original red and tan cloth, gilt decoration, top edge gilt. A little worn. Engraved armorial ex-libris on first pastedown. £45 NB007 British Numismatic Journal. First Series, Volume IV. London, 1908. Quarto, pp. 439. Original red and tan cloth, gilt decoration, top edge gilt. Extremities a little worn. Engraved armorial ex-libris on first pastedown. £45 NB008 British Numismatic Journal. First Series, Volume V. London, 1909. Quarto, pp. 523. Original red and tan cloth, gilt decoration, top edge gilt. Rather rubbed and a little dusty. Engraved armorial ex-libris on first pastedown. £45 NB009 Brooke, G. C. A Catalogue of English Coins in the British Museum. The Norman Kings. London, 1916. Two Volumes. Quarto, pp. cclv, folding table, 62 extremely fine plates; 462. Original embossed cloth. From the library of John Kent and Robert Seaman. Copiously annotated in parts with some papers loosely inserted. Ex public library with the usual marks, bookplate of Robert Seaman on first free endpaper. £180 NB010 Cohen, H. Description Générale des Monnaies de la République Romaine Communement Appelées Médailles Consulaires. Paris/London, 1857. Two Volumes. Large quarto, pp. xliv, 359, errata; 75 fine plates by Dardel. Both volumes bound in dark green half morocco with marbled boards. Raised bands, lettered in gilt. Both volumes with the attractive engraved armorial bookplate of Winchester College, as donated by Lady Laura Ridding, wife to George Ridding, headmaster of Winchester College and Bishop of Southwell. An attractive set. £365 NB011 Evans, J. The Coins of the Ancient Britons. London, 1864. Quarto, pp. xi, 424, 24 engraved plates. With; Supplement. London, 1890. Quarto, pp. vii, folding map, (419)-599, 10 engraved plates. Uniformly bound in green publishers cloth, embossed gilt decoration of Celtic coin on upper cover of both volumes. Ownership inscription on first free endpaper of main text, some foxing, hinges weak. Supplement with armorial bookplate, hinges strengthened, rubbed at extremities. A scarce text, particularly with the supplement which is now rarely seen. £550

NB010

NB012 Gnecchi, F. (Translated by E. Hands). The Coin Types of Imperial Rome. London, 1911 (Reprinted from the Numismatic Circular, 1908). Quarto, pp. 75, 28 photographic plates. Neat book plate on inside front cover. Bound in decorated cloth backed boards with original paper covers preserved, leather spine label letterd in gilt. An attractive copy. £85 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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NB013 Hahn, W. & Metcalf, W. E. Studies in Early Byzantine Gold Coinage. Numismatic Studies No. 17. ANS, New York, 1988. Quarto, pp. 142, 24 b/w plates. Casebound in cloth. Virtually as new. £50 NB014 Hawkins, E. The Silver Coins of England arranged and described with Remarks on British Money, Previous to the Saxon Dynasties. Third (best) Edition, with alterations and additions by R. Ll. Kenyon. London, 1887. Thick Octavo, pp. frontispiece, viii, 508, 54 line drawn plates. From the library of Peter Seaby in his binding and with his bookplate. Contents virtually as new. A fine example. £125 NB015 Hazlitt, W. C. The Coinage of the European Continent with an Introduction and Catalogues of Mints Denominations and Rulers. London, 1893. Octavo, pp. xviii, 554, (4), illustrations in text. With; Hazlitt, W. C. Supplement to the Coinage of the European Continent. London, 1897. Octavo, pp. vii, 193. Both in original brown cloth, top edge gilt. A little worn at extremities, foxing in both volumes. A relatively scarce set and seldom seen with the even scarcer supplement. £165

NB016

NB016 [Head, Barclay V.] Corolla Numismatica. Numismatic Essays in Honour of Barclay V. Head. London, New York & Toronto, 1906. Quarto, pp. extremely fine photographic portrait of Head as frontispiece, xvi, 386, xviii fine autotype plates. Original blind embossed cloth, gilt, a little rubbed, contents very good. £225 NB017 Head, Barclay V. Historia Numorum. A Manual of Greek Numismatics. Oxford, 1911. Second (preferred) edition. Quarto, pp. lxxxviii, 966, (1), 5 tables. Original cloth, gilt. Almost as new. An essential reference. £175 NB018 Hoberman, G. The Art of Coins and Their Photography. London/New York, 1981. Quarto, pp. 397, beautiful illustrations throughout, some of the most superb numismatic images ever published. A beautifully produced book. Out of print and virtually as new. £65 NB019 Kromann, A. & MØrkholm, O. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum. Egypt: The Ptolemies. Copenhagen, 1977. Folio, pp. 22 plates each with page of descriptive text. Original card. Very good. £125 NB020 Lacam, G. La Fin de L’Empire Romain et le Monnayage Or en Italie. Two Volumes. Lucerne, 1983. Folio, frontispiece to each volume; pp. 528, (2); (vi), 541 - 1107, (3); illustrations in the text; figures; 226 plates + 60 plates. Casebound in cloth, gilt. Almost as new. £235 NB021 Lacroix, L. Les Reproductions de Statues Sur Les Monnaies Grècques. La Statuaire Archaique et Classique. Liege, 1949. Quarto, pp. xxii, 372, (1), 28 plates, 15. Original card covers, a little worn. Very scarce. £285 NB022 Michailovitch, Grand-Duc Georges. Monnaies de L’Empire de Russie 1725-1894. (1916) Reprinted 1973. Folio, pp. xxxvi, 657, numerous b/w plates, price guide in US Dollars at end. Casebound. Important. £135 NB023 Milani, L. A. Il Ripostiglio Della Venèra. Monete Romane Della Seconda Metà Del Terzo Secolo. Rome, 1880. Quarto, pp. 213, 3 superb heliotype plates. Contemporary manuscript notes in text and on cover. Beautifully bound in three quarter vellum, red marbled boards, red morocco label on spine, gilt. Marbled endpapers, original paper covers bound in. £235 NB024 Mildenberg, L. & Hurter, S. The Arthur S. Dewing Collection of Greek Coins. American Numismatic Society, New York, 1985. Two volumes. Quarto, pp. xii, 194; 142 plates. Original cloth, slipcase. As new. £55 NB025 Mionnet, T. E. De la Rarété et du Prix des Médailles Romaines, ou Recueil Contenant les Types Rares et Inédits des Médailles d’Or, d’Argent et de Bronze, frappées pendant la durée de la République et de L’Empire Romain. Second Edition, Paris, 1827. Octavo, pp. engraved plate as frontispiece, xxiv, 420; 571, engraved plates throughout. Both volumes in contemporary three quarter maroon calf, ruled in gilt, raised bands, gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers. Joints cracked and worn at extremities. Some foxing, contemporary(?) pencil annotations in both volumes. Engraved armorial bookplate of Montenuovo on first pastedown. Library stamp of de Schennis with dated signature on first free endpaper. Montenuovo’s library stamp on title page (“VIRTUS SUDORE PARATUR”), with another of de Schennis’ and signature of Rousseau inserted. An attractive set with a suberb provenance. Rare thus. £225 www.baldwin.co.uk

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NB026 Mionnet, T. E. Description de Médailles Antiques, Grècques et Romaines. Paris, 1837. Octavo, pp. 136, 79 superb plates. Contemporary three quarter calf, marbled boards, red morocco labels, gilt lettering and decoration. Edges painted. Rubbed, extremities a little worn with top edge of spine missing. Ex-libris of F. Weber on first pastedown, a significant provenance. £175 NB027 Naster, P. Catalogue des Monnaies Grècques. La Collection Lucien de Hirsch. Brussels, 1959. Two Volumes. Quarto, pp. 353; 104 attractive plates printed on thick paper. Both volumes bound together in three quarter morocco and marbled boards. Raised bands, red and green morocco label, gilt. Contents clean. A major collection of Greek coins, now kept at the Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique. £185 NB028 Newell, E. T. The Coinages of Demetrius Poliorcetes. London, 1927. Quarto, pp. ix, (1), 174, 18 extremely fine plates. Original boards and jacket, the latter a rubbed and torn at top and bottom of spine. Pages untrimmed. Contents very good. £260 NB029 Paulsen, R. Die Münzpragung Der Boier. Leipzig/Vienna, 1933. Two Volumes. Folio, pp. 188, 4 plates, folding map; 53 plates. Original cloth, minor wear. £85 NB030 Pick, B. & Regling, K. Die Antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands Unter Leitung Von F. Imhoof-Blumer. Band I. Dacien Und Moesien. Berlin, 1910. Two Volumes. I. Halband. Quarto, pp. xv, 518, (2), 20 plates; Zweiter Halband, Abtheilung I. Quarto, pp. (519)-920, plate xxi. Both volumes bound in three quarter calf, green labels, gilt, marbled endpapers. Top edges a little dusty. [WITH] Fritze, H. von. Die Antiken Münzen Mysiens. I Abteilung: AdramytionKisthene. Berlin, 1913. Quarto, pp. v, 223, 10 plates. Bound in stiff card with original covers laid on, top board becoming a little loose, pages untrimmed. [WITH] Gaebler, H. Die Antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands. Band III. Makedonia Und Paionia. Berlin, 1935. I Abteilung. Quarto, pp. vii, 196, 5 plates. II Abteilung. Quarto, pp. viii, 234, 40 fine plates. Both volumes in original card, a little worn and chipped, pages untrimmed. A most important series and highly scarce. Unfortunately missing Band II, rarely seen as a complete set. £1750 NB031 Robinson, E. S. G. A Catalogue of the Calouste Gulbenkian Collection of Greek Coins. Lisbon, 1971. Part I, Italy, Sicily, Carthage. Part II, Greece to East. Two volumes complete in four parts. Large quarto, pp. 136, 42 superb plates; 200, (43)-99 plates. A highly important and beautifully produced reference, now out of print and becoming difficult to obtain. This set as new with plates still in protective plastic. £650 NB032 [Rodolfo Ratto] Monnaies Grecques. Important Collection de Toutes Régions De L’Epoque Grècque. Lugano, 4th April 1927. Octavo, pp. 220, 2966 lots, lxxii collotype plates printed in brown ink. Attractively bound in modern red half morocco, marbled boards. Raised bands, lettered in gilt. A major sale of Greek coins, particularly strong in Thrace, Macedonia and Mainland Greece. £365 NB033 Schulte, B. Typos IV. Die Goldprägung der Gallischen Kaiser von Postumus bis Tetricus. Salzburg, 1983. Quarto, pp. 189, 27 b/w photographic plates. Cloth, dust jacket. Some papers loosely inserted. £45 NB034 [Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge] Bound volume containing numerous manuscript notes relating to ancient Greek coins, including a bibliography, numerous indices, a list of kings and dynasties as well as ten important Sotheby catalogues. Unfortunately not all catalogues are complete, only the Greek sections of some are included. Sales included are; Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Greek Coins in Gold, Silver and Copper Formed by Professor L. White-King. 22nd-23rd April, 1909. 291 lots, 3 plates; Catalogue of the Collection of Greek Coins in Gold, Electrum, Silver and Copper Formed by The Rev. Arthur C. Headlam. 8th-10th May, 1916. 471 lots, 10 plates; Catalogue of a Valuable Collection of Greek Coins in Gold, Electrum, Silver and Copper (chiefly selected for their artistic merit) and the Numismatic Library of An American Collector. 20th April 1909. 155 lots, 3 plates; The Charles Butler Collections. Catalogue of the Collection of Coins and Medals formed by the Late Charles Butler, Esq. 3rd-11th July, 1911. 285 lots, 6 plates (Greek section only); Catalogue of the Collection of Greek Coins in Gold, Electrum, Silver and Bronze formed by Cumberland Clark. 19th -21st January, 1914. 365 lots, 10 very fine plates; Catalogue of a Collection of Greek Coins, in Gold, Silver & Bronze, Principally of Macedonia, Thrace & Paeonia. The Property of a Gentleman who is relinquishing the pursuit. 9th-10th May, 1904. 250 lots, 4 plates (Greek section only); Catalogue of the Collection of Greek Coins and Roman Aurei formed by the late Luis Schlesinger Y. Guzman, Esq. 20th July, 1914. 115 lots; 6 plates (Greek section only); The O’Hagan Coin Collection. Catalogue of the Valuable Series of Greek Coins, the Property of H. Osbourne O’Hagan, Esq. 4th-9th May, 1908. 82 lots, 12 plates; Catalogue of the Valuable and Important Collection of Greek, Roman, Byzantine & Oriental Coins &c In Gold, Silver and Copper…the Property of John Glas Sandeman, Esq. 11th-20th June, 1911. 263 lots, 4 plates (Greek section only); Catalogue of Greek Coins in Gold, Silver and Copper from a Well-Known Cabinet (J. R. McClean duplicates). 21st April, 1909. 119 lots, 2 plates. Fully bound in contemporary tan morocco, raised bands, red morocco label, gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Many plates have been annotated in pencil although there is no reference to who compiled the work. A little rubbed at extremities, condition of catalogues variable. An interesting volume with some important and scarce sales. £550 Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879

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NB035 [KØnigliche Museen Zu Berlin] Beschreibung der Antiken Münzen. Complete in three volumes. Erster Band. Berlin, 1888. Octavo, pp. vii, 357, 8 attractive plates. Original embossed cloth, lettered in black; Zweiter Band, Berlin, 1889. Octavo, pp. viii, 207, 8 plates. Neatly bound in later maroon half calf and cloth; Dritter Band. Berlin, 1894. Octavo, pp. x, 315, 14+4 folding plates. Still in contemporary card covers, pages uncut with plates still in original guard. Pages a little browned throughout all volumes, otherwise a good set of this very scarce reference. £325 NB036 Von Strack, P. L. Untersuchungen Zur Römischen Reichsprägung Des Zweiten Jahrhunderts. Stuttgart, 1931. Teil I. Die Reichsprägung Zur Zeit Des Zweiten Jahrhunderts. Folio, pp. xi, 308, 10 very fine plates; Teil II. Die Reichsprägung Zur Zeit Des Hadrian. Stuttgart, 1933. Folio, pp. viii, 250, 20 plates; Teil III. Die Reichsprägung Zur Zeit Des Antoninus Pius. Stuttgart, 1937. Folio, pp. x, 383, 21 plates. Folding tables in all. All in original card covers, pages untrimmed. Minimal wear, contents very good. Still useful and important references, and particularly scarce as a set. £695 NB037 Thompson, M. Alexander’s Drachm Mints I: Sardes and Miletus. Numismatic Studies No. 16. New York, 1983. Quarto, pp. 98, 38 b/w plates. Original cloth. Minor wear. £45 NB038 Troxell, H. A. The Norman Davis Collection. New York, 1969. Quarto, pp. 53, 28 b/w plates. Card covers. As new. £25 NB039 Walker, J. A Catalogue of the Muhammadan Coins in the British Museum. Volume 1, Arab-Sassanian Coins. (1941) Reprinted, London, 1967. Quarto, pp. clxi, 244 pages, xl plates. Publishers cloth, jacket, protective wrapper. A little scuffed at extremities otherwise very good. Scarce and still highly useful. £250 NB040 Wroth, W. Catalogue of the Imperial Byzantine Coins in the British Museum. Two Volumes. London, 1908. Quarto, pp. cxii, 312, xxxv; (313)-687, (xxxvi)-lxxvii autotype plates. Original red three quarter morocco boards, a little scuffed at extremities as is usual. Binding a little loose otherwise a good set. £280

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Islamic, Indian and other World Coins Russian Coins and Medals

Enquiries with items for inclusion in these and future sales are welcomed Please contact Seth Freeman, Matthew Curtis or Caroline Newton Meet us at the London Coin Fairs held in the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London WC1 [N.B: These dates are provisional only and may be subject to change. Additional dates may be added later.]

A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 11 Adelphi Terrace, London, WC2N 6BJ Telephone: +44 (0)20 7930 9808, Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 9450, email: auctions@baldwin.co.uk, www.baldwin.co.uk

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How to Order 1.

Orders may be placed by: a. Telephone - +44 (0)20 7930 6879 (Monday – Friday, 9am - 5.30pm) b. Fax - +44 (0)20 7930 9450 c. Email - summer@baldwin.co.uk (for coins) or books@baldwin.co.uk d. Letter to our London address - 11 Adelphi Terrace, London, WC2N 6BJ, UK

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Orders in writing are preferred. Please supply your full name, address, telephone number and email address

3.

Place your orders early to avoid disappointment.

4.

Items will be despatched by ‘Royal Mail, Special Delivery’ for customers in the UK and ‘Royal Mail, International Signed For’ for customers outside the UK. All packages are mailed fully insured and this service is included in the amount charged. Items will be mailed out as soon as possible within the 2 weeks following full settlement of the invoice.

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Postage, Packing & Insurance (these are minimum fees, in some cases a higher charge may be applicable)

UK

EU

ROW

Coins [up to £2,000] Coins [up to £10,000] Coins [over £10,000]

£6 £10

£8 £14 Please ask for a quote

£12 £20

Books [up to 1kg] Books [up to 2kg] Books [over 2kg]

£5 £8

£8 £12 Please ask for a quote

£15 £25

Methods of Payment •

Sterling transfer to A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, National Westminster Bank P O Box 113, 2a Charing Cross Road London, WC2H 0PD A/C number 24525146 Sort Code 60 40 05 IBAN GB80NWBK60400524525146 Swift Code NWBKGB2L

Credit / Debit Card payments are accepted without surcharge: Mastercard, Visa. Please send written details by email, fax or letter. Include the long number, expiry date and security code.

US$ payments can also be accepted in the form of cash and cheques made payable to A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, please ask for the current exchange rate.

EURO payments are accepted in the form of cash or bank transfer only. Please ask for the current exchange rate. For transfers payments a charge of £10 must be added to the amount paid.

We are unable to accept PAYPAL

Please include your name and invoice number when sending instructions to the bank and inform A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd of your payment in order to speed-up the delivery of your purchases. •

Sterling cash, bank drafts and personal cheques made payable to A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd are also accepted.

Terms and Conditions • 1. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd guarantee the authenticity of all coins and medals for sale in this list. As a member of the BNTA and IAPN (since 1967), A. H. Baldwins & Sons adhere to their high standards of business ethics and commercial practice. 2. Unless otherwise agreed, A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd reserve the right to charge interest or to cancel the sale for any invoices which have not been paid for in full within 30 days. 3. Ownership of property will not pass to buyer until goods have been paid for in full. 4. Items will be sent to clients only once full payment has been cleared. Any other arrangements for account-holding clients must be made before any order placed. 5. Items may be returned within 7 days of receipt at the buyers own risk. A refund will be made for the full item amount.

Postage costs cannot be refunded. 6. Coins are graded to the accepted UK standards and to the best of the ability of our specialist team. However, grading is always subjective and interested buyers are encouraged to form their own opinions. 7. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd reserve the right to change descriptions and prices in this list on the basis of typographical errors. 8. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd will not be held responsible for discrepancies to books once they have left our premises. Buyers should check that items are in good order immediately upon receipt. 9. A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd. hold the copyright to all illustrations and text. They cannot be used by any third party without our prior consent.

Baldwin’s Offer You a Variety of Services •

Valuations of collections for insurance or probate.

Auction your collection or individual coins, medals and books in events in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Auction bidding services for events across the world.

Cash offers for the purchase of individual coins, medals and books, or entire collections of any value.

Collector’s wants lists serviced on a regular basis, please contact our team for help in completing your collection.

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OUR SPECIALIST TEAM Ian Goldbart

Managing Director

Edward Baldwin

Chairman European, Russian, Colonial and Oriental Coins Military Medals and Decorations, Books Edward@baldwin.co.uk Director Tokens and Banknotes Seth@baldwin.co.uk Director Steve@baldwin.co.uk English hammered and milled Coins Director Dimitri@baldwin.co.uk English, European and Latin American Coins, modern Greek Coins Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins, Commemorative Medals Graham@baldwin.co.uk Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins Paul@baldwin.co.uk Numismatic Books Caroline@baldwin.co.uk Military Medals and Decorations, English Coins David@baldwin.co.uk European Coins Laurent@baldwin.co.uk Auction Office Manager Matt@baldwin.co.uk PR and Marketing Manager CarolineNewton@baldwin.co.uk

Seth Freeman Steve Hill Dimitri Loulakakis Graham Byfield Paul Hill Caroline Holmes David Kirk Laurent Stainvurcel Matt Curtis Caroline Newton

Ian@baldwin.co.uk

EXTERNAL CONSULTANTS Andre de Clermont Daniel Fearon Stan Goron Peter Donald

Islamic Coins Commemorative Medals Indian Coins Byzantine Coins

Andre@baldwin.co.uk Daniel@baldwin.co.uk Stan@baldwin.co.uk Peter@baldwin.co.uk

WORLDWIDE REPRESENTATIVES Mr Randy Weir Mr Ma Tak Wo

P O Box 64577, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 0M9 Canada

RandyWeir@baldwin.co.uk

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Unit 2A, 9 Floor, China Insurance Building, 48 Cameron Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

MaTakWo@baldwin.co.uk


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