The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck and Simon English Esq. Collections of English Hammered and Milled Coins

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The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck and Simon English Esq. Collections of English Hammered and Milled Coins

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Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Aberystwyth, Shilling, January 1639 - September 1642, under Thomas Bushell, crowned bust left, large plume before, XII behind, rev. oval-garnished shield, plume above, 6.08g, 7h, p.m. book (Morr. C/2; Sharp F2; Brooker 754 same dies; North 2331; Spink 2883), slight irregularities and a small split to an otherwise neat round flan, handsomely toned, a pleasing very fine / good very fineProvenanceNorth Yorkshire Moors (Lessen), Part I, DNW 168, 29 January 2020, lot 909 Seaby, 25 September 1963 - £7.0.0Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mo...

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Aberystwyth, Groat, 1638-1642, large crowned bust left, rev. round garnished shield, plume above, 1.98g, 11h, m.m. book [to left on reverse] (Morr. A-1; Brooker 760 same obverse die; North 2337; Spink 2893), small flan split at 2 o'clock, otherwise lightly toned, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist York, Group III, Halfcrown, 1643-1644, Type VI, horseman left, EBOR below, rev. crowned oval-garnished shield, dividing crowned C-R, 15.05g, 12h, m.m. lion (Bull 572; Brooker 1082-88; North 2314; Spink 2868), minute flan split at 9 o'clock, otherwise bright and lustrous, extremely fine for issue, scarce in this stateProvenanceFrom the Ian Smith CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist York, Group II, Halfcrown, 1643-1644, Type VII, horseman left, tail between legs, EBOR below, rev. oval-garnished shield with lion skin garniture, 15.05g, 12h, m.m. lion ((Bull 564 (Besly 2I); Brooker 1086; North 2315; Spink 2869), some rub to high points, otherwise handsomely cabinet toned, very fine / good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Henry VII (1485-1509), Alabaster [?] Portrait Model, in the style of Nicholas Hilliard's 16th Century Miniature, capped bust left, saltire of roses before neck, HEN VII REX below truncation, encased in oval black-wood frame, 100 x 90mm., marked to reverse: Henry VII, 14a, a probable 18th or 19th Century production or conceivably earlier, extremely fine, and with an esteemed pedigreeProvenanceFrom Collection by John G. Murdoch, Sol[d by So]theby & Co., [31 Marc]h 1903The famous Murdoch collection was sold across eight catalogues between March 1903 and December 1904 and consisted of 5,386 lots....

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First Tentative Issue, 'Crown Gold', Half-Pound, 1 January 1561 - 31 August 1565, Tower, + ELIZABETH : D .' G .' ANG .' FRA .' ET · HI .' REGINA •, crowned bust 3C left, wearing decorated bodice, rev. + SCVTVM : FIDEI : PROTEGET : EAM •, crowned square-topped shield, dividing E-R, 5.09g [79.0grns], 7h, m.m. cross crosslet (Schneider I, 738; Brown & Comber G5/G6; North 1982; Spink 2520), nick behind crown, and crimped with further a small flan split below truncation, a trace of doubling, otherwise about very fine, a decidedly wholesome example from this increasingly sou...

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First Tentative Issue, 'Crown Gold', Crown [of 5-Shillings], 1 January 1561 - 31 August 1565, Tower, + ELIZABETH : D .' G .' AN .' FR ' ET · HI .' REGINA, crowned bust 1F left, wearing decorated bodice, rev. + SCVTVM : FIDEI : PROTEGET : EAM •, crowned square-topped shield, dividing E-R, 2.05g [31.6grns], 4h, m.m. cross crosslet (Schneider I, 748; Brown & Comber H5; North 1983; Spink 2522), struck with the Groat obverse die, polished, creased and cracked through portrait, otherwise a really bold fine, and scarcely appears at auctionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium...

Mary, Queen of Scots, Third Period (1542-1567), Portrait Five-Shilling Testoon, 1561, First Widowhood, • MARIA • DEI • GRA • R • SCOTORVM • REGINA •, bust left, date in tablet below, rev. • SALVVM • FAC • POPVLVM • TVVM • DOMINE •, crowned arms of Dauphin and Scotland dimidiated, flanked by crowned Ms, 5.80g, 8h (Dundee 201-204; SCBI 58, 1153; Spink 5422), rubbed with recent superficial friction, otherwise toned on a full flan, only good to fair, but rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Bridgnorth-on-Severn [?], Declaration, Halfcrown, 1646, horseman left, plume behind, plumelet below, rev. REL : PRO : | LE : AN : LI : PA : in two lines, scroll and three plumes above, 1646 below, 14.26g, 10h, m.m. plume (Bull 650/3 (D33-2c); Morr. B-3; Brooker 1123a; North 2516; Spink 3037), rubbed but uniform strike on a fuller flan, toned, a really good fine or better for issue, very rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Bridgnorth-on-Severn, 'Declaration' Shilling, 1646, crowned 'Bristol' bust left, plumelet before face, XII behind, rev. RELIG . PRO | LEG . ANG | LIB . PAR : in three lines, three even plumes above, 1644 in exergue below, stops beside date, 6.31g, 6h, p.m. plume/plumelet over Br (Morr. B/1; Brooker 1130 same dies; North 2520; Spink 3040), on an irregular flan, with significant traces of double-striking, otherwise pleasantly toned, very fine or very near so, rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Co...

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Unattested Royalist Mint, Bridgnorth-on-Severn [?], 'Declaration' Groat, 1644, crowned bust left, plume before, value behind, rev. Declaration in three lines, three even plumes, date and BR below, 2.11g, 3h, p.m. plume/- (Morr. A; Brooker 1133; North 2525; Spink 3042), minor flan splits and an irregular edge, otherwise a strikingly bold portrait for type, well-centred and handsomely accentuated by toning in recesses, almost extremely fine, rare in this stateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Bristol, 'Declaration' Halfcrown, 1644, horseman left, plume behind, Br below, rev. REL . PROT | LE : AN : LI : PA : in two lines, three Bristol plumes above, 1644 Br in exergue below, 14.13g, 6h, p.m. plume/- (Morr. D/-; Brooker 983ff; North 2491; Spink 3009), heavily double-struck to reverse, otherwise most attractively cabinet toned, a pleasingly good very fine, rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Bristol, 'Declaration' Halfcrown, 1644, horseman left, plume behind, Br below, rev. REL . PROT | LE : AN : LI : PA : in two lines, three Bristol plumes above, 1644 Br in exergue below, 14.59g, 5h, p.m. plume/- (Morr. D/-; Brooker 983ff; North 2491; Spink 3009), struck on a broad, irregular flan, otherwise handsomely toned, a pleasing very fine for issue, rare thusSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Bristol, 'Declaration' Shilling, 1644, crowned bust left, XII behind, rev. RELIG . PRO | LEG . ANG | LIB . PAR : in three lines, three even plumes above, 1644 in exergue below, stops beside date, 6.31g, 6h, p.m. plume/Br (Morr. B/1; Brooker 994 same dies; North 2496; Spink 3014), on an irregular flan, with peripheral striking weaknesses, toned, very fine and with traces of red wax in recesses from the 1920 Francis plateProvenanceRichardson FPL, June 2019, no. 68 - £1,950Morton & Eden 93, 27 June 2018, lot 266 Clarendon [Bohr], Part II, Bonhams...

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Sir Thomas Glemham's Emergency Coinage for the King at the Siege of Carlisle (October 1644 - June 1645), Obsidional Shilling, 1645, : C : R : crowned, XII below, within linear circle, cross on top of crown breaks circle, border of dots surrounding, plain crown band, eight pellet jewels on upper arches, two pellets in within crown arches, rev. . OBS : | .: CARL :. | .1645., in three lines, extra short line above S and L, pierced rosette above and below, linear circle and border of dots surrounding, 4.82g, 1h (Nelson 3, Fig 6; Brooker 1220 same dies; Nort...

Commonwealth (1649-1660), Halfcrown, 1653, Tower, second N over inverted N in ENGLAND, shield of England within palm and laurel wreath, rev. conjoined shields of England and Ireland, mark of value above, 15.13g, 9h, m.m. sun (on obverse only) (Bull 30; ESC 431A; North 2722; Spink 3215), some minor metal flawing to an otherwise handsomely fully and largely round flan, pleasingly cabinet toned, good very fine, rare in this 'fresh' condition ProvenanceRichardson FPL, June 2018, no. 16 - £2,950D Tisbury, Part II, Spink 249, 6-7 December 2017, lot 127J M Ashby, Spink 145, 12 July 2000, lot 2079 - £...

Commonwealth (1649-1660), Shilling, 1653, · THE · COMMONWEALTH · OF · ENGLAND · coat-of-arms within wreath, rev. · GOD · WITH · VS · 1653 ·, two coats-of-arms, ·XII· above, 6.14g, 6h (Bull 124; ESC 987; North 2724; Spink 3217), some peripheral striking weakness and minor splits, otherwise on a neater flan, handsomely toned and uniform for strike, a pleasing very fine, rare in such presentable conditionProvenanceDNW 163, 18 September 2019, lot 1349CNG, Triton XVI, 8-9 January 2013, lot 1582 Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Commonwealth (1649-1660), Sixpence, 1652, Tower, · THE · COMMONWEALTH · OF · ENGLAND · coat-of-arms within wreath, rev. · GOD · WITH · VS · 1653 ·, two coats-of-arms, ·XII· above, 3.02g, 2h, m.m. sun [on obverse only] (Bull 186; ESC 1486; North 2726; Spink 3219), rich cabinet tone on an irregular flan, a really pleasingly good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Wessex, Alfred the Great (871-899), 'Monogram' Penny, London, Type A7, AELFRD REX, the L and F inverted, diademed and draped bust right, rev. LONDONIA Monogram, cinquefoil of pellets above, quatrefoil of pellets below, 1.55g, 9h (Mackay, London, dies 21 [O12/R14]; North 644; Spink 1061), a phenomenal example on a compact round flan, rich cabinet tone accentuating lustre in deepest recesses, an attractive extremely fine, and very rare in this splendid stateProvenanceSNC, April 1982, no. 2844 - a superb portrait piece; the best specimen of this type we have had for some time - £2,000 [acquired 1...

The Anarchy, Baronial Magnates, Unattributed (c. 1140-1153), Penny, in the style of Henry I (BMC XV), Uncertain South-Western Mint, Bristol [?], crowned bust facing, wearing segmented drapery with trio of pellets in spaces of hem, vestigial traces of inner 'toothed' border and legend in the style of Stephen, rev. [....] RI [....] and indistinct legend surrounds, lobed double-saltire at centre of voided octagram tipped with fleur de lys on cusps, 1.04g, 12h [?] (BMC -; North -; Spink -), of competent and finely executed style, heavily crimped and wavy with faint scuffing to peripheries, otherwi...

Edward III (1327-1377), Pre-Treaty Period, Groat, 1354-1355, Series E, Tower, crowned bust facing, rev. long cross and pellets, 4.60g, 11h, m.m. cross 2 (North 1163; Spink 1567), a delightfully full coin, pleasantly toned, very fine, the reverse betterProvenanceSamuel Birchall (1761-1814), DNW 191, 4 May 2021, lot 32Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Henry VI (1422-1461), Annulet Issue, Noble, 1422-1427, Tower, h | EnRIC 'x DI 'x GRA 'x REX AnGL x S ' FRAnC x DnS hYB, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, annulet by sword arm, ropes 2/1, quatrefoils 3/3, ornaments 1-1-1, rev. (p.m.) IhC* AVT.' TRANSIENS . PER . MEDIVM . ILLORV.' IBAT, annulet stops, floriate cross, crowned leopards in angles, h at centre, 8h, p.m. lis (Schneider I, 284-290; North 1414; Spink 1799), traces of striking softness to peripheries, otherwise a handsomely full, bright and lustrous example, the surfaces rather fresh, a pleasing extremely fine, highly sou...

Henry VI, First Reign (1422-1461), Rosette-Mascle, Groat, 1430-1431, Calais, crowned bust facing, rev. long cross and pellets, 3.88g, 4h, m.m. pierced cross [IIIa/V] (North 1446; Spink 1859), short of flan, otherwise darkly toned and handsomely uniform for strike, approaching extremely fineProvenanceSeaby, 1976 - £80Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Henry VI, First Reign (1422-1461), Trefoil-Pellet Issue, Groat, 1445-1454, Tower, reads ANGLI, crowned bust facing, rev. long cross and pellets, 3.89g, 1h, m.m. cross IIIb (Whitton 46d; North 1504; Spink 1915), lightly toned and rather full, a handsome example, approaching extremely fine for issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Henry VII (1485-1509), Type IIIc, Groat, 1495-1498, Tower, one jewelled, one plain arch, 2.95g, 8h, m.m. pansy (Potter and Winstanley, Crown 3; North 1705c; Spink 2199), slightly short of flan, otherwise lightly toned, good very fineProvenanceNorth Yorkshire Moors (Lessen), Part I, DNW 168, 29 January 2020, lot 822DNW 85, 17 March 2010, lot 297 [via, CNG, May 2010]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Fine Silver Issue, Shilling, 1551-1553, Tower crowned facing bust, rose and XII in fields, rev. square-topped shield over cross fourchée, 5.98g, 2h, m.m. tun (North 1937; Spink 2482), an unfortunate scuff across portrait and pastille-like surfaces, otherwise a splendid example for type, neatly struck-up, a pleasingly bold very fine, scarce in this stateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Oliver Cromwell, Crown, 1658 over 7, by Thomas Simon, by Thomas Simon, laureate and draped bust left, rev. crowned and garnished shield, * • HAS • NISI • PERITVRVS • MIHI • ADIMAT • NEMO • on edge, 30.11g, 6h (Spink 3226; ESC 240 [10]; Lessen E12; Pywell-Phillips 1; Dr Erik Miller 22), an attractive coin with deep cabinet tone overlying rich lustrous surfaces, further flashes of iridescent brilliance in recesses muted only by rub to highest points, the famous die flaw almost imperceptible on this evidently early striking, extremely fine and most desirable thusProvenanceSpink 367 'Virtual NYINC...

Oliver Cromwell, Halfcrown, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, rev. crowned and garnished shield, + • HAS • NISI • PERITVRVS • MIHI • ADIMAT • NEMO • downwards on edge, 15.01g, 6h (Lessen I26; Bull 252; ESC 447; Spink 3227A), richer dark cabinet tone, extremely fine, a pleasing exampleSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Oliver Cromwell, Shilling, 1658, laureate and draped bust left, rev. crowned garnished shield, edge straight milled, 6.00g, 6h (Bull 1658; ESC 1005; Spink 3228), lightly toned, a pleasing extremely fineProvenanceGoldberg 91, 7 June 2016, lot 2700 wherein formerly graded NGC MS62Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Exeter, Halfcrown, 1644, horseman left, with 'twisted' tail, rev. oval-garnished shield, 13.83g, 10h, m.m. rose ((Rashleigh [1909), 947 same dies; Bull 665/32; Besly N32; Brooker 1051 same dies; North 2568; Spink 3076), the reverse of bright silver, the obverse richly toned, a trace of doubling to date, otherwise a pleasingly bold very fine, very rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third 'Restoration' Coinage, Sixth Issue, Gold Crown, 1 May 1600 - 20 May 1601, Tower, (m.m.) ELIZAB '• D '. G '. ANG •' FR •' ET • HI REGINA • crowned and elaborately decorated bust 8C left, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM • FIDEI • PROTEGET • EA '• crowned square-topped and lightly garnished shield dividing E-R, 2.83g [43.6grns], 9h, m.m. O [small size cypher] (AHH Virtual 145 this coin; Brown & Comber H22; Schneider I, 815; North 2010; Spink 2536), die wear to high points, otherwise on a full round flan, lightly toned a pleasing very fine, very rare and with an important pedigre...

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second Issue, 'Crown Gold', Halfcrown, 1561-1565, Tower, (m.m.) ELIZABETH: D'. G.' AN: FR.' ET: HI.' REGINA, crowned bust 3F left, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM: FIDEI: PROTEGET: EAM, crowned shield dividing E-R, 1.39g, 11h, m.m. cross crosslet (Spink 2524; Schneider I, 753; N.1984; Brown & Comber J5 this coin; Montagu III, 56; Murdoch II, 600; cf. Adams 16; Lockett II, 1996 = Wilkinson 1394), trace double striking to reverse and die-capping to flan, otherwise a pleasingly good very fine, very rareProvenanceSpink 270, 17 January 2021, lot 25Comber, Part, I, BSJ 50, 25 October 202...

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Mestrelle's Milled Issue, Large Size, Shilling, 1561-1562, Tower [Upper House], crowned bust left, wearing decorated bodice, rev. square-topped shield over cross-fourchee, 5.90g, 7h, m.m. star (North 2023/1; Spink 2590), lightly creased and straightened, otherwise toned with flares of blue-golden in recessses, near very fine, rare ProvenanceMark E Freehill, Noble (Australia) 122, 19 November 2019, lot 2918H P Whittle, Noble (Australia) 65, 15-16 November 2000, lot 805Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers...

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Mestrelle's Milled Issue, Small Size, Shilling, 1562-1566, Tower [Upper House], crowned bust left, wearing decorated bodice, rev. square-topped shield over cross-fourchee, 6.02g, 6h, m.m. star (Borden/Brown 17 [O1/R1]; Shuttlewood 435, same dies; North 2023; Spink 2592), toned, almost very fineProvenanceDNW 168, 29 January 2020, lot 889Spink, 30 July 1963Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second Issue, Groat, 1560-1561, Tower, 1.95g, 5h, m.m. martlet (North 1986; Spink 2556), rubbed and waterworn, near fine / good fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), 'Distress Relieved', Seventh Issue, Pattern for a Groat [?], 1601, after Nicholas Hilliard's Miniature c. 1594, in silver, Tower [?], • VNVM • A • DEO • DVOBVS • SVSTINEO, crowned three-quarter facing bust with richly ornamented and bejewelled bodice, wearing expansive ruff, rev. AFFLICTORVM CONSERVATRIX, crowned ELIZABETH monogram, dividing 1601, 3.98g, 6h, edge plain, p.m. sexfoil [six-pointed star] (Montagu [1885], pp. 1, no. 1 ['Half Groat']; BMC [Peck] 8; North 2050; Brown and Comber P7; MI 177/177), rub to high points, otherwise lightly toned, a really good very...

James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Shilling, 1604-1605, Tower, reads MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB, third crowned and cuirassed bust right, rev. square-topped shield, 5.71g, 1h, m.m. lis (North 2099; Spink 2654), toned, very fine or very near soSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Shilling, 1609-1610, Tower, fifth crowned and cuirassed bust right, rev. square-topped shield, 5.99g, 10h, m.m. key (North 2101; Spink 2656), an extraordinary Jacobean jewel with a sublime portrait, a most handsome extremely fine, the pyx mark rare, the exceptional state of preservation excessively soProvenanceNorth Yorkshire Moors (Lessen), Part I, DNW 168, 29 January 2020, lot 896Spink 58, 30 April 1987, lot 73 - extremely fine, with excellent portrait, toned and rare thus - £600SNC, February 1982, no. 390 - a beautiful specimen, rare, EF - £1,500Subject...

James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Shilling, 1613, Tower, fifth crowned and cuirassed bust right, rev. square-topped shield, 5.46g, 4h, m.m. cinquefoil (Ashby 2142; North 2101; Spink 2656), on a lovely full flan, lightly toned, very fine, a very rare mintmark for issueProvenanceSamuel Birchall of Leeds (1761-1814), DNW 191, 4 May 2021, lot 90Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Group B, Unite, 1625-1626, Tower (under King), CAROLVS : D : G : MAG : BRI : FRA : ET : REX, second crowned and draped bust left, with ruff, value behind, rev. FLRENT CONCORDIA REGNA [sic], no stops, crowned and lightly garnished square-topped shield [3], 8.89g, 11h, m.m. cross calvary (Brooker 31/-; cf. Schneider II, 121 (m.m. to left of crown), and addenda; North 2148; Spink 2687), lightly creased flan, otherwise on a full round flan, very fine and extremely rare, perhaps only four knownProvenanceAmy Eccles, Spink Numismatic e-Circular 7, Part III, 29 March 2021, lot 5...

Charles I (1625-1649), Group D, Unite, 1633-1634, Tower (under King), (m.m.) CAROLVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BR .' FR .' ET • HIB .' REX, fourth unjewelled crowned bust left, XX behind, rev. FLORENT CONCORDIA REGNA (m.m.), no stops, crowned oval-garnished shield, dividing crowned cyphers, 9.05g [139.8grns], 5h (Round 633; Brooker 84; North 2153; Spink 2692), somewhat bright and lustrous, otherwise on a neat round flan with residual orange tone in recesses, a most pleasingly bold very fine thus, and very seldom met with in so handsome and uniform high gradeProvenanceThomas H Law, Stack's, Bowers and...

Charles I (1625-1649), Group II, Halfcrown, 1632-1633, Type 2c, Tower [under King], second horseman left, plume of headdress, rev. oval-garnished shield dividing C-R, no stops on reverse, 14.80g, 5h (Bull 147/20; Brooker 312-313; North 2207; Spink 2771), peripheral striking softness and flawing to reverse, otherwise handsomely toned, generally very fineProvenanceRichardson FPL, June 2018, no. 62 - £850DNW 133, 12 November 2015, lot 375B R Osborne, Glendining, 23 April 1991, lot 141"Dr P", SCMB, April 1950, no. 5338 - £1.0.0 [acquired, 6 October 1951]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For m...

Charles I (1625-1649), Group B, Shilling, 1625-1626, Tower, second crowned bust left, wearing ruff, colon stops, rev. square-topped shield over long cross fleury, 5.89g, 5h, m.m. cross calvary (Francis 1a; Sharp B1/1; Brooker 403; North 2218; Spink 2784), areas of partial striking softness to peripheries, otherwise toned, very fine or near so, with traces of red wax in recessesProvenanceDr John Tooze, DNW 163, 18 September 2019, lot 1249Alan Morris, collection dispersed by Bennet (Monmouth), from 2007P Dawson, by private treaty, October 2001 - £165Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mor...

Charles I (1625-1649), Group C, 'Fine Work' Shilling, 1630-1631, Type 2b, Tower (under King), by Nicholas Briot, (m.m.) •:• CAROLVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BRIT .' FR .' ET • HIB .' REX •:• crowned third bust left, wearing ruff, value behind, rev. . CHRISTO ••:•• AVSPICE ••:•• REGNO . (m.m.) ., plume-topped oval garnished shield, dividing cypher, 6.00g, 8h, m.m. plume (Sharp C2/4; Brooker 455 same dies; North 2222; Spink 2788), attractively round and well struck-up, a pleasing cabinet tone overlying original surfaces, good very fine, rare thus, and with an excellent pedigreeProvenanceSpink 263, 24...

Charles I (1625-1649), Briot's First Milled Issue, Halfcrown, 1637-1642, Tower, armoured King on horseback left, holding sword upright, ground below, rev. crowned oval-garnished shield, dividing crowned cypher 14.78g, 6h, m.m. B and flower / B (Brooker 715 same dies; North 2299; Spink 2853), rich dark cabinet toned with flashes of gilding (?) in recesses, otherwise a striking example, very fine, scarceProvenanceFrom the Ian Smith CollectionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles II (1660-1685), Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, rev. stop by HIB, crowned shields cruciform, early quartered shields, ten strings to harp, DECVS ET TVTAMEN upwards on edge, 29.84g, 6h (Bull 340; ESC 15A; Spink 3350), some faint adjustment to portrait and a small planchet clip at 11 o'clock, otherwise a lovely example of this notoriously 'soft' issue, lightly toned, near extremely fine / good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles II (1660-1685), Crown, 1662, first laureate and draped bust right, rev. stop by HIB, crowned shields cruciform, early quartered shields, ten strings to harp, DECVS ET TVTAMEN upwards on edge, 29.87g, 6h (Bull 340; ESC 15A; Spink 3350), a planchet flaw at 9 o'clock, lightly toned, almost extremely fine, ProvenanceSNC, May 1952, no. 5002 - very slight striking split on edge, otherwise extremely fine, toned, and rare thus, EF - £7.0.0 [acquired, 6 May 1952]Davidson, collection purchased en bloc by Spink, 1935George Jonathan Bascom, Sotheby's, 15-16 June 1914, lot 198* - an extremely fine...

William and Mary (1688-1694), Halfcrown, 1693 over inverted 3, no stop after GRATIA, conjoined laureate and draped busts right, rev. F over E in FR, crowned shields cruciform, five strings to harp, monograms in angles, 15.09g, 7h (Bull 858 var./859; ESC 521; Spink 3436), struck with a rusty obverse die, darkly toned, a pleasingly good very fineProvenanceSCMB, April 1967, no. 6076 - VF/good VF - £15.0.0Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

William and Mary (1688-1694), Threepence, 1689, conjoined laureate busts right, rev. crowned value, edge plain, 1.56g, 5h (Bull 902; Spink 3441), small radiating die breaks to reverse and lightly flecked, otherwise a delightful little coin, handsomely struck up and considerately toned, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

William III (1694-1702), Crown, 1695 SEPTIMO, first laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, round breast plate, rev. crowned shields cruciform, six strings to harp, edge lettered downwards, cinquefoil stops, 29.92g, 6h (Bull 990; ESC 86; Pywell-Phillips - [cf. 168]; Spink 3470), faint adjustment to periphery and some possible smoothing before face, otherwise beautifully toned, good extremely fine and much as issued, the most wholesome example this cataloguer has seen of this frequently encountered issueFormerly encapsulated by NGC AU-Details ~ Obverse Repaired, an assessment which would see...

William III (1694-1702), Crown, 1697 NONO, third laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. crowned shields cruciform, eight strings to harp, 29.80g, 6h (Bull 1009 [R3]; ESC 96; Pywell-Phillips 170; Spink 3473), toned, fine, the key date of series, very rareProvenanceDNW 167, 23 January 2020, lot 225 DNW 111, 12 June 2013, lot 67 - £1,900SNC, December 1974, no. 10047 - extremely rare, a bold F - £250SNC, March 1973, no. 2402 - very rare, one of the finest specimens recorded, good F - £275Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyer...

William III (1694-1702), Halfcrown, 1698 DECIMO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. large crowned shields cruciform, seven strings to harp, edge lettered downwards, 15.07g, 7h (Bull 1034; ESC 554; Spink 3494), lightly flecked, otherwise toned and lustrous, a pleasing extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

William III (1689-1702), Sixpence, 1697, third laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. large crowned shields cruciform, four strings to late harp, angles plain, edge obliquely milled, 2.87g, 7h (Bull 1233; ESC 1566; Spink 3538), a bolder portrait strike for issue, arrestingly brilliant, choice as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

William III (1689-1702), Sixpence, 1697, third laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. large crowned shields cruciform, four strings to late harp, angles plain, edge obliquely milled, 2.90g, 6h (Bull 1233; ESC 1566; Spink 3538), some adjustment to shields, otherwise quite brilliant, truly choice and as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Anne (1702-1714), Post-Union, Halfcrown, 1708 SEPTIMO, laureate and draped bust left, rev. crowned shields cruciform, angles plain, edge lettered upwards, 14.98g, 6h (Bull 1366; ESC 577; Spink 3604), lightly but colourfully toned, a most pleasing extremely fine and with a storied cabinet pedigreeProvenanceSlaney, Part II, Spink 229, 14 May 2015, lot 485Baldwin, 1941 - £0.12.6Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George I (1714-1727), Crown, 1716 SECVNDO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. crowned shields cruciform, edge lettered downwards, 30.08g, 6h (Bull 1540; ESC 110; Spink 3639), an unfortunate old scrape in second quarter and flawing by date, otherwise lustrous and lightly toned, about extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George I (1714-1727), 'Roses and Plumes', Halfcrown, 1715 SECVNDO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. crowned shields cruciform, eight strings to harp,edge lettered upwards, 15.02g, 7h (Bull 1550; ESC 587; Spink 3642), some adjustment on chin and a touch broad-struck, otherwise handsomely cabinet toned, almost extremely fine, a thorougly pleasing coinSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

MS62 | George II (1727-1760), Crown, 1736 NONO, rev. twelve strings to harp, roses and plumes in angles, edge lettered, 6h (ESC 1664 [121]; Spink 3686; Pywell-Phillips 309), an unusually uniform and well-struck up example with a pleasing even cabinet tone, a handsome extremely fine, highly desirable, in PCGS holder, graded MS62 (Cert. 80714225)ProvenanceSpink Numismatic e-Circular 7, Part I, 24 February 2021, lot 4802Spink-Taisei, 26 November 2017, lot 139Heritage, Long Beach Signature Sale 3035, 3 September 2014, lot 30795Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

MS64 | George II (1727-1760), Halfcrown, 1750 VICESIMO QVINTO, reads GEORGIUS, rev. nine strings to harp, angles plain, edge lettered upwards, 5h (ESC 1692 [609]; Spink 3696; Pywell-Phillips 327), a breathtaking example of this key date quite equal to a proof, darker peripheral tone otherwise lustrous, much as struck, very rare in this state, in PCGS holder, graded MS64 (Cert. 80712866) [Tied 1 of 3 / 4 Finer]Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George II (1727-1760), Shilling, 1758, older laureate, cuirassed and draped bust left, rev. seven strings to harp, edge obliquely milled, 6.03g, 6h (Bull 1734; ESC 1213; Spink 3704), dark cabinet tone overlying lustrous fields, a pleasing extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George III (1760-1820), Sixpence, 1787, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. crowned shields cruciform, with semée of hearts, edge obliquely milled, 3.00g, 12h (Bull 2190; ESC 1629; Spink 3749), bright and lustrous with speckled toning to reverse, about extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

NGC AU58 | George III (1760-1820), 'Dorrien Magens' Shilling, 1798, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA, no stops except after GRATIA, second laureate and draped bust facing right, rev. . M . B . F. ET . H . REX . F . D . B . ET . L . D . S. R . I . A . T . ET . E., crowned shields cruciform, six strings to Irish harp, with semée of hearts, crown in each angle, edge obliquely milled, 11h (Spink 3747; ESC 2139 [1227] [R5]), rich dark cabinet tone with only a hint of rub to high points, traces of red wax in recesses, otherwise extremely fine, a highly prized numismatic rarity with an exemplary provenance to...

George III (1760-1820), Emergency Issues (1797-1799), Oval-Countermark Dollar (8-Reales), 1794-IJ, Lima, laureate and draped bust right, oval countermark of George III in centre, rev. crowned square-topped shield dividing pillars, security edge, 26.82g, 12h (Bull 1858; ESC 133; Spink 3765A), a small metal flaw in HISPANIA, otherwise beautifully toned, the host coin near extremely fine, the countermark very fine, rare in this conditionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George III (1760-1820), Emergency Issues, Oval Countermark Half-Dollar, on a Charles IV (4-Réales), 1794-MF, Madrid (Bull 1866; ESC 611; Spink 3767), lightly toned, the host coin good fine, the countermark a bolder very fine, rareSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George III, Bank of England, Proof Dollar, 1804, by C H Kuchler, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, rev. BANK OF ENGLAND, Britannia seated left, K inverted, 27.02g, 2h (Bull 1946 [D/2a]; ESC 160; L&S 70; Spink 3768), two slight scratches in obverse fields, otherwise beautifully toned and residually brilliant, traces of the undertype apparent at peripheries, an attractively bold extremely fineProvenanceSlaney, Part II, Spink 229, 14 May 2015, lot 518Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George III (1760-1820), Bank of England, Three-Shillings, 1812, laureate head right, rev. value and date within laurel wreath, edge plain, 14.78g 10h (Bull 2079; ESC 416; Spink 3770), lightly wiped and retoned, otherwise residually lustrous, extremely fine, the reverse betterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George III (1760-1820), 'New Coinage', Crown, 1818 LVIII, laureate head right, rev. St. George and Dragon in Garter collar, edge lettered upwards, 28.23g, 6h (Bull 2005; ESC 211; Spink 3787), bright and lustrous with sporadic bagmarks, otherwise a bold extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George IV (1820-1830), Chantrey's Halfcrown, 1825, bare head left, rev. crowned and garnished shield, edge milled, 14.17g, 6h (Bull 2371; ESC 642; Spink 3809), some superficial cabinet marks, otherwise flashy and lustrous, good extremely fine to much as struck, rare in this stateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George IV (1820-1830), Chantrey's Halfcrown, 1826, bare head left, rev. crowned and garnished shield, edge milled, 14.25g, 7h (Bull 2375; ESC 646; Spink 3809), a sublime gem, light olive tone overlying pearlescent mint lustrous surfaces, good extremely fine or better, but for touch of die wear on highest points Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

William IV, (1830-1837), Halfcrown, 1834, WW in script on truncation, edge milled, 14.15g, 5h (Bull 2478; ESC 662; Spink 3834A), a beautifully honest and original coin, truly choice, practically mint stateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Oxford, 'Declaration' Halfcrown, 1646, New Hall Inn, horseman left, plume behind, pebbly ground below, rev. RELIG . PRO LEG | ANG : LIBER : PAR in two lines, three even plumes above, 1646 OX in exergue below, 15.03g, 1h, p.m. plume/- (Bull 633/1a; Morr. C/1; Lockett 3482 same dies; Brooker 921 same dies; North 2432; Spink 2960), on a slightly irregular but full weight flan, usual faint doubling and peripheral striking softness, otherwise rich cabinet tone, good very fine, the reverse especially so, rareProvenanceDNW 190, 6 April 2021, lot 380Sp...

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Oxford, 'Declaration' Shilling, 1643, New Hall Inn, cruder crowned bust left, XII behind, rev. RELIG . PRO | LEG . ANG | LIBER . PAR in three lines, 1643 OX in exergue below, 5.83g, 7h, p.m. -/plume (Brooker 928ff; North 2440; Spink 2972), struck on a dumpier, short flan, a pleasing very fine / good very fine, rare in this conditionProvenanceMorton and Eden 93, 27 June 2018, lot 262Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Oxford, 'Declaration' Shilling, 1644, New Hall Inn, crowned bust left, XII behind, rev. RELIG . PRO | LEG . ANG | LIBER . PAR in three lines, three even plumes above, 1644 OX in exergue below, stops beside date, 5.88g, 4h, p.m. plume/- (Morr. D/-; Brooker 942ff; North 2449; Spink 2472A), on a short flan with doubling to reverse, toned, very fine, rare, the reverse die unknown to MorriesonProvenanceBSJ 18, 7 June 2018, lot 184Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Oxford, 'Declaration' Shilling, 1044 [for 1644 in error], New Hall Inn, crowned bust left, XII behind, rev. RELIG . PRO | LEG . ANG | LIBER . PAR in three lines, three even plumes above, 1644 OX in exergue below, stops beside date, 5.88g, 4h, p.m. plume/- (G R Francis, BNJ 1921-22, pp. 349; Morr. C/7; Brooker 941 same dies; North 2448; Spink 2475), creased into a S-shape, otherwise stained and toned across an atypically broad flan for issue, struck details about very fine, very rare with only six examples of this error traced by the cataloguer...

Charles II (1649-1660), First Hammered Issue, Shilling, 1660-1662, crowned bust left, no inner circles or mark of value, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline, 6.02g, 10h, m.m. crown [on obv. only] (Bull 273; ESC 1009; North 2762; Spink 3308), on a remarkably full if slightly elliptical flan, beautifully cabinet toned, almost extremely fine / the reverse much as issued with lustrous flare, very rare in this attractive state and with an excellent pedigreeProvenanceH M Lingford collection purchased en bloc by Baldwin, 1951Baldwin, October 1949Henry Webb, First Portion, Sotheby's, 9-14 July...

Charles II (1649-1660), First Hammered Issue, Sixpence, 1660-1662, Tower, CAROLVS · II · D · G MAG · BRIT · FRAN · ET · HIB · REX, 'Coronation' bust left, no inner ring or mark of value, rev. CHRISTO · AVSPICE · REGNO · square-topped shield over cross moline, 2.93g, 4h, m.m. crown [on obverse only] (Lessen dies 1/1; Bull 274; ESC 1507; North 2765; Spink 3309), handsome dark cabinet tone on a full round flan, almost extremely fine or better but for a tiny mark in obverse field, very rare in this condition and highly desirable thus particularly with such an exemplary pedigreeProvenanceNorth York...

Charles II (1660-1685), First Hammered Issue, Sixpence, 1660-1662, Tower, CAROLVS · II · D · G MAG · BRIT · FRAN · ET · HIB · REX, 'Coronation' bust left, no inner ring or mark of value, rev. CHRISTO · AVSPICE · REGNO · square-topped shield over cross moline, 3.06g, 2h, m.m. crown (Bull 274; ESC 1507; Spink 3309), slightly irregular edge, and a staining spot behind crown, nevertheless a tremendous example of this seldom encountered type, some historic surface marks in otherwise lustrous and darkly cabinet toned fields, almost extremely fine, very fine and with profound eye appealProvenanceBald...

NGC AU53 | Charles II (1660-1685), Second Hammered Issue, Unite, April - October 1662, (m.m.) CAROLVS • II • D • G • MAG • BRIT • FRAN • ET • HIB • REX, laureate, draped and cuirassed youthful bust left, value behind, rev. (m.m.) • FLORENT • CONCORDIA • REGNA •, crowned garnished shield, dividing cypher, 10h, m.m. crown (EGC ??? [dies ??/??] this coin; North 2754; Spink 3304), some die wear to high points, otherwise an attractively uniform strike on a neat round flan, residually lustrous, a pleasing very fine, in NGC 'Thos H. Law' holder, graded AU53 (Cert. 3636823-008)ProvenanceThomas H Law,...

Charles II (1660-1685), Third Hammered Issue, Halfcrown, 1660-1662, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline, 15.18g, 10h, m.m. crown (Bull 302; ESC 456; North 2761; Spink 3321), on a short dumpy flan, the reverse with traces of waterwear, the obverse otherwise pleasantly lustrous and toned, a bolder fine / almost very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Charles II (1660-1685), Third Hammered Issue, Halfcrown, 1660-1662, crowned bust left, value behind, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline, 14.88g, 10h, m.m. crown (Bull 302; ESC 456; North 2761; Spink 3321), softly struck to portrait, otherwise fine / good fine as issued, with an interesting hoard provenance and an intriguing late 19th Century dealer's ticket reused from a Queen Anne 1706 Five GuineasProvenanceFrederick John Helmore, Auctioneer of Crediton Town Hall (Devon), Saturday 22 May 1897, lots 1-115Crediton Church Hoard, 15 October 1896On Thursday afternoon WIlliam Body, in the...

Charles II (1649-1660), Third Hammered Issue, Shilling, 1660-1662, CAROLVS · II · D : G : MAG · BRI : FRA · ET · HIB : REX, crowned bust left, inner circle and mark of value, rev. (m.m.) · CHRISTO · AVSPICE · REGNO · square-topped shield over cross moline, 6.22g, 10h, m.m. crown (Bull 309 [R2]; ESC 1019; North 2764; Spink 3322), on a short irregular flan with overt double-striking to reverse otherwise beautifully cabinet toned with flares of iridescence in recesses, a strikingly honest example with handsome uniform devices, almost extremely fine, rare thus, the variety especially so as identi...

Charles II (1660-1685), Third Hammered Issue, Sixpence, 1660-1662, 'Coronation' bust left, inner ring and mark of value, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline, 3.02g, 6h, m.m. crown (Bull 319; ESC 1510; North 2767; Spink 3323), handsomely toned a broadly struck up, a trace of doubling to shield, otherwise a really pleasingly good very fine, rare in this exemplary conditionProvenanceRichardson FPL, June 2018, no. 32 - £3,250Baldwin 101, 28 September 2016, lot 3289H M Lingford, collection dispersed by Baldwin, 1951 [with his ticket, stating:]Baldwin, December 1949Subject to 20% VAT on Buye...

Charles II (1660-1685), Third Hammered Issue, Sixpence, 1660-1662, 'Coronation' bust left, inner ring and mark of value, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline, 2.95g, 10h, m.m. crown (Bull 318; ESC 1510; North 2767; Spink 3323), on a broad elliptical flan with striking softness to peripheries, otherwise lightly toned, a pleasing very fine, the portrait especially boldProvenanceDNW 160, 5 June 2019, lot 650Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Shieldback' Sovereign, 1877 S, Sydney, edge milled, 7.98g, 6h (Marsh 73; Spink 3855), lightly bagmarked, otherwise lustrous and rather choice, a pleasingly bold extremely fine, the reverse much as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'St. George' Sovereign, 1879 M, Melbourne, Small BP, Long Tail, 7.99g, 7h (McD 157; Marsh 101; Spink 3857), sporadic marks, otherwise lustrous with partial frosted bloom, a pleasing extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'St. George' Sovereign, 1884, second head, Small BP, Short Tail, 8.01g, 6h (Marsh 92A; Spink 3856F), ssome minor rim marks, otherwise rubbed and lustrous, very fine or marginally betterSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'St. George' Sovereign, 1886 M, Melbourne, Small BP, Short Tail, 7.99g, 7h (McD 157; Marsh 108; Spink 3857C), bagmarked in otherwise quite brilliant fields, a really bold very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Shieldback' Sovereign, 1886 S, edge milled, 7.99g, 7h (McD 136; Marsh 82; Spink 3855B), surface friction and rub, otherwise lustrous, almost extremely fine, the reverse much as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), Half-Sovereign, 1883, fifth head, edge milled, 3.98g, 12h (Marsh 453; Spink 3861), light surface marks, otherwise lustrous, a rather pleasing extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), Half-Sovereign, 1884, fifth head, edge milled, 3.98g, 12h (Marsh 454; Spink 3861), lustrous and lightly toned, extremely fine with only traces of surface frictionSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Jubilee' Sovereign, 1887, edge milled, 8.00g, 12h (Dish L7; Marsh 125; Spink 3866), sporadic and faint bagmarks, otherwise handsomely choice, much as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Jubilee' Sovereign, 1890 S, Sydney, edge milled, 7.98g, 12h (Dish S14; Marsh 141; Spink 3868B), softly struck and bagmarked, otherwise lustrous, about extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Jubilee' Sovereign, 1890, edge milled, 8.00g, 12h (Dish L13; Marsh 128; Spink 3868B), faint cabinet friction, otherwise lustrous, extremely fine or better albeit softly struck on hairSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Jubilee' Half-Sovereign, 1887, imperfect J.E.B., rev. 'High' shield, edge milled, 3.99g, 12h (DISH L508; Marsh 478C; Spink 3869), rub to high points and scattered cabinet marks, otherwise lustrous, good very fine / near extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Old Head' Sovereign, 1893, edge milled, 8.00g, 12h (Marsh 145; Spink 3874), bagmarked but lustrous, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Victoria (1837-1901), 'Old Head' Half-Sovereign, 1901, edge milled, 4.00g, 12h (Marsh 496; Spink 3878), lustrous and rather choice, good extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victoria (1837-1901), 'Old Head' Crown, 1893 LVI, edge lettered upwards, 28.38g, 12h (Bull 2593; ESC 303; Spink 3937), bright and lustrous with trace cabinet friction, otherwise extremely fine or better, with residual brillianceSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Victoria (1837-1901), 'Old Head' Crown, 1897 LX, edge lettered upwards, 28.31g, 12h (Bull 2603; ESC 313; Spink 3937), lightly rubbed, otherwise residually brilliant with overlying tone, a really good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Matte Proof Sovereign, 1902, edge milled, 7.98g, 12h (Marsh 174A; Spink 3969), lightly wiped and scuffed, otherwise a handsomely bold extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Sovereign, 1902, edge milled, 7.99g, 12h (Marsh 174; Spink 3969), lightly bagmarked with a small rim nick, otherwise lustrous, a pleasing extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Sovereign, 1906, edge milled, 8.01g, 12h (Marsh 178; Spink 3969), lightly rubbed and lustrous, almost extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Sovereign, 1906, edge milled, 8.00g, 12h (Marsh 178; Spink 3969), lightly rubbed and lustrous, almost extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Sovereign, 1909, edge milled, 7.99g, 12h (Marsh 181; Spink 3969), lightly wiped and bright, otherwise residually lustrous, about extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Matte Proof Half-Sovereign, 1902, edge milled, 3.97g, 12h (W&R 419; Marsh 505A; Spink 3974A), lightly wiped and cabinet friction before face, otherwise a really bold extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Matte Proof Half-Sovereign, 1902, edge milled, 4.01g, 1h (W&R 419; Marsh 505A; Spink 3974A), lightly cleaned with some heavier scuffs in sandblasted fields, otherwise a bolder extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Half-Sovereign, 1907, edge milled, 4.00g, 12h (Marsh 510; Spink 3974B), choice, practically mint stateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) Edward VII (1901-1910), Half-Sovereign, 1910, edge milled, 3.99g, 12h (Marsh 513; Spink 3974B), choice, practically mint stateSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) George V (1910-1936), Proof Sovereign, 1911, bare head left, rev. St. George and Dragon, edge milled, 7.99g, 12h (Marsh 213A; W&R 416; Spink 3996), light handling marks and friction in otherwise brilliant fields, otherwise a handsomely bold extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Edward VII (1901-1910), Matte Proof Crown, 1902 II, edge lettered upwards, 28.31g, 12h (Bull 3562; ESC 362; L&S 2; Davies 1530; Spink 3979), lightly cleaned with some superficial marks in fields, otherwise a bold extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Edward VII (1901-1910), Matte Proof Crown, 1902 II, edge lettered upwards, 28.26g, 12h (Bull 3562; ESC 362; L&S 2; Davies 1530; Spink 3979), lightly cleaned with some partial retoning, otherwise a bold extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

George V (1910-1936), Proof 'Wreath' Crown, 1927, bare head left, rev. crown and date within wreath, edge milled, 28.40g, 1h (Bull 3631; ESC 367; Spink 4036), light speckled tone overlying brilliant fields, much as struckSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Macedon, Philip III Arrhidaios, under Menander or Kleitos (323-317 BC), AV Stater, c. 322-319 BC, Kolophon, laureate head of Apollo right 'with Alexander the Great' styling, rev. Charioteer driving Biga right, tripod below horses, 8.64g [133.0grns], 11h (Le Rider, pl. 90, no. 16; Leu 72, 180, same dies), largely centred and handsomely lustrous, beautifully struck up, a really good very fine / extremely fine, rare in this exemplary conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Roman Empire, Hadrian (117-138), Æ Sestertius, AD 118, Rome, IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG, laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder, rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS II, Roma helmeted and seated right on cuirass, holding spear and clasping hands with togate Hadrian standing to left, ADVENTVS AVG SC in exergue, 22.63g [349.4grns], 6h (RIC II, Part 3, 158 [RIC II 547]; Cohn 91; BMCRE 1123), slightly porous surfaces, otherwise green-brown patina, a really good very fine / very fin...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Harold II Godwinesson (5 January - 14 October 1066), PAXS Type, Penny, Chester, Ælfsi, crowned bust left, sceptre before, rev. + ÆLFSI ON LESECE :, PAX in tablet, 1.27g [19.6grns], 6h [m.m. at 12h] (North 836; BMC I; Spink 1186), some peripheral die softness, otherwise lightly toned, a really good very fine, with a pleasingly bold portrait, a previously unpublished moneyer for Harold II at Chester also not represented in the recent Chew Valley FindProvenanceJean Elsen, Sale 81, 11 Sept...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Pre-Treaty Period, Noble, 1354-1355, Series E, Tower, E | DWARD x DEI x GRA x REX x ANGL x Z x FRANC : DhYB, King standing facing in ship, holding sword and shield, saltire stops, rev. IhC • AVTEM • TRAIICIEIIS • P • MEDIVM • ILLORVM • IBAT, floriated cross with lis at ends, small inverted E in centre, additional lis in third quarter, annulet stops, 7.698g [118.6grns], 5h, m.m. cross 2 [on rev. only] (LAL, dies AG/-; Doubleday 72 same obverse die...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Anglo-Gallic, Henry VI (1422-1461), Second Issue, Salut d'Or, 6 September 1423, Paris, hENRICVS : DEI : GRA : FRACORV : Z : AGLIE : REX, colon stops, Virgin standing facing, receiving tablet inscribed AVE upwards from the Archangel Gabriel standing facing left, French and English Royal Arms below, rev. XPC * VIHCIT * XPC * REGHAT * XPC * IMPERAT *, star tops, lombardic M, straight cross-bars to roman Ns, Latin cross, lis in left field, lion passant in right, h below, all within lis-tip...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Anglo-Gallic, Henry VI (1422-1461), Second Issue, Salut d'Or, 6 September 1423, Dijon, (p.m.) hENRICVS : DEI : GRA : FRACORW : AGLI : REX., W over double saltire stop, Virgin standing facing, receiving tablet inscribed AVE downwards from the Archangel Gabriel standing facing left, French and English Royal Arms below, rev. (p.m.) XPC '* VINC[I]T : XPC '* REGnAT : XPC : InPERT *, lombardic Ns, alternating double saltire and crescent and star stops, Latin cross, lis in left field, lion pa...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Henry VII (1485-1509), Tentative Coinage or 'Profile Issue', Groat, 1504-1507, + hENRIC '+ VII 'x DI 'x GRA 'x REX + AGL '+ Z + F', crowned and draped bust right, rev. + POSVI | DEV .' A | DIVTOR | E '+ MEV, square-topped shield over long cross fourchée, 2.99g [46.2grns], 5h, m.m. cross crosslet (North 1743; Spink 2254), handsomely toned with a hint of die clashing, otherwise pleasingly round, almost extremely fine / good very fine, rare in this conditionProvenance SNC, November 1997,...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Henry VIII, with Katharine of Aragon (1509-1547), Second Coinage, Crown of the Double-Rose, 1526-1533, Tower, (m.m.) hENRIC ?x VIII ?: RVTILANS : ROSA : SINE : SPIA ', lombardic lettering, crowned double rose, crowned h-K beside, rev. (m.m.) DEI 'x G : R : AGLIE 'x Z : FRANC ': DNS hIBERNIE, Roman lettering, crowned shield, fields plain, 3.68g [56.6grns], 4h, m.m. rose (Lockett 3220 same reverse die; Schneider I, 587ff; North 1788; Spink 2273), some friction on crown, otherwise an intr...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Henry VIII (1509-1547), Third Coinage, Testoon, 1544-1547, after Hans Holbein, Tower, hENRIC [: 8 : D : G]R AGL : Z : FRA : Z : hIB : REX, double saltire stops, crowned facing bust, rev. (m.m.) [POS]VI DEV[M] ADIVTORIVM : MEVM [sic], double saltire stops, crowned double rose dividing crowned h-R, 7.48g [115.2grns], 7h, m.m. pellet-in-annulet (Jacobs [SNC, July-September 1975], dies ; North 1841; Spink 2365), although a little weakly struck in parts of legend, a most pleasing portrait p...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Edward VI (1547-1553), Second Period, First Issue, Half-Sovereign, 24 January 1549 - 12 April 1549, Tower, (m.m.) EDWARD .' VI : D : G : AGL '. FRA '. Z : HIB : REX, crowned and garnished shield, dividing E-R, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM * FIDEI * PROTEGET * EVM *, bare cuirassed bust right, 5.47g [84.8grns], 3h, m.m. arrow (Schneider I, 670; North 1908; Spink 2435), superficial marks before face and the usual doubling and striking softness to Royal shield, otherwise traces of reddish tone, the...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Edward VI (1547-1553), Second Period, Second Issue, Half-Sovereign, 12 April 1549 - April 1550, Southwark, (m.m.) EDWARD .' VI : D : G : AGL '. FRA '. Z : HIB : REX, young crowned bust right, with decorated breast armour, lozenge stops, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM * FIDEI * PROTEGET * EVM, crowned oval garnished shield, dividing E-R, rosette stops, 5.33g [82.0grns], 8h, m.m. Y (Rashleigh [1953], 30 same dies; Lockett 1869 same dies; Schneider I, - [cf. 687]; North 1911; Spink 2438), on an irreg...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Fine Silver Issue, Sixpence, 1551-1553, Southwark, (m.m.) : EDWARD .' VI : D .' G .' AGL .' FRA .' Z : hIB .' REX • crowned bust facing, rose to left, VI to right, rev. POSVI | DEV .' A | DIVTOR | E .' MEV .' (m.m.), square-topped shield over long cross fourchée, 3.06g [47.4grms], 10h, m.m. Y (North 1938; Spink 2483), a magnificent example with an exceptional portrait, deeply toned and beautifully full, entirely befitting of the great numismatic cab...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Groat, Tower, MARIA • (m.m.) • D • G • ANG .' FRA .' Z : hIB .' REGI • crowned bust left, wearing pearl necklace, plain bodice, rev. VERITA | S (m.m.) TEM | PORIS | FILIA, square-topped shield over long cross fourchée, 2.11g, 12h, m.m. pomegranate (North 1960; Spink 2492), some superficial scratches behind bust, otherwise a truly outstanding example for type, the central devices beautifully uniform and further accentuated by rich dark cabinet toning, a rea...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Philip and Mary (1553-1554), Shilling, Tower, PHILIP • ET • MARIA • D • G • R • ANG • FR • NEAP • PR • HISP • busts vis-a-vis, crown above, no date, rev. • POSVIMS • DEVM • ADIVTOREM • NOSTRVM • [sic], crowned oval shield, dividing X-II, 6.33g [97.6grns], 11h, no m.m. (G R Francis, BNJ 1921-22, pp. 349; North 1967; Spink 2498), a trace of doubling to Philip's portrait and softness to extremities, otherwise a truly 'splendid' shilling, the portaits phenomenally bold for this notoriously...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Second Issue, Half-Pound, 1561-1565, Tower, + ELIZABETH : D .' G .' ANG .' FRA .' ET • HI .' REGINA, crowned bust 3C left, rev. + SCVTVM : FIDEI : PROTEGET : EAM • crowned shield of arms, dividing E-R, 5.67g [87.4grns], 6h, m.m. cross crosslet (Brown & Comber G5; Schneider I, 738; North 1982; Spink 2520), a touch of die wear to highest points and trace metal flaws below E, nevertheless a remarkable example, beautifully uniform on a neat round flan, lightly tone...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Milled Issue, Large Issue, Shilling, 8 November 1561 - 24 October 1561, * ELIZABETH • D • G • ANG • FRA • ET • HIB • REGINA, crowned 'bust A' left, wearing elaborately decorated dress, rev. * POSVI | DEVM • AD | IVTORE | M • MEVM, square-topped shield ovr long cross fourchée, edge plain, 6.26g [96.6grns], 6h, m.m. star (Borden & Brown [1983], 15, dies O1/R1; Montagu II, 112 = Murdoch II, 641 this coin; Comber I, 79; North 2023; Spink 2590), some scant marks und...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Charles II (1660-1685), Half-Guinea, 1684, second laureate bust facing right, rev. crowned shields cruciform, interlinked C's at centre, emblem-adorned sceptres in angles, three strings to Irish harp, edge obliquely milled, 4.15g, 7h (MCE 114; Schneider II, 450; EGC 308; Spink 3348), some adjustment to peripheries, otherwise exquisitely lustrous and remarkably fresh for a 17th Century fractional gold issue, about extremely fine for issue, very rare thusSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | James II (1685-1688), Half-Guinea, 1686, laureate head left, rev. crowned shields cruciform, emblem-adorned sceptres in angles, three strings to Irish harp, edge obliquely milled, 4.18g [64.6grns], 6h (MCE 132; EGC 338; Schneider II, 459; Spink 3404), a broad striking with light nailmarking in otherwise lustrous and quite brilliant fields, delightfully choice with a remarkably bold portrait for type, a most pleasing extremely fine, rare in this excellent conditionSubject to 5% tax on H...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George I (1714-1727), 'Prince Elector' Guinea, 1714, first laureate head right, rev. crowned shields cruciform, emblem-adorned sceptres in angles, eight strings to harp, edge obliquely milled, 8.38g [129.4grns], 6h (MCE 245; Schneider II, 544; Farey 580; EGC 502; Spink 3628), usual cabinet friction in fields, otherwise a beautifully well-balanced example of this popular one-year type, nicely struck up and accentuated by a golden-ochre tone, extremely fineProvenanceSpink 89, 25 November...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George II (1727-1760), Half-Guinea, 1738, first younger laureate head left, rev. large crowned garnished shield, edge obliquely milled, 4.17g [64.6grns], 6h (MCE 348; EGC 641; Spink 3681A), bagmarks in otherwise lustrous and quite brilliant fields, hints of orange tone in recesses, otherwise almost extremely fine, the reverse flashy and much as issued, seldom encountered at auction, especially in this gradeProvenanceSpink, 30 July 1991Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George III (1760-1820), Rose Half-Guinea, 1762, second laureate head right, rev. crowned garnished shield, edge obliquely milled, 4.17g [64.6grns], 6h (MCE 405; EGC 799; Spink 3732), cabinet friction and scuffs in otherwise lustrous fields, almost extremely fine, the reverse much as issued, a very rare dateProvenanceSpink 85, 23 July 1991, lot 362 - some light surface marks, extremely fine and very rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George III (1760-1820), 'New Coinage', Sovereign, 1820, 'Closed 2', Large Date, laureate head right, rev. St George and Dragon, edge milled, 7.99g [123.2grns], 6h (MCE 466; Schneider II, 630; Marsh 4B; Stratos 118; Spink 3785C), some die wear to highest points, otherwise rather choice, extremely fine and much as issuedProvenanceSpink, November 1991Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George IV (1820-1830), Half-Sovereign, 1821, by Pistrucci, laureate head left, rev. crowned floral-garnished shield, edge milled, 3.99g, 6h (Murdoch III, 384[a]; Douglas-Morris 147; King 203; W&R 244 [R3]; Schneider II, 633; Marsh 403; MCE 482; Spink 3802), some faint bagmarks in otherwise quite brilliant fields, choice, virtually as struckProvenanceSpink 95, 25 November 1992, lot 31Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | William IV (1830-1837), Half-Sovereign, 1835, Regular Size, bare head right, rev. crowned garnished shield, milled edge, 4.03g, 5h (Marsh 411; MCE 497; Spink 3831), spot of tone over ear and the obverse probably once wiped, otherwise lustrous, a most appealingly bold extremely fine, the reverse much as issuedProvenanceSpink, October 1991 - £500Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Victoria (1837-1901), Specimen 'Gothic' Crown, MDCCCXLVII [1847] UNDECIMO, by W Wyon, 'Gothic' bust left, rev. crowned shields cruciform, edge lettered downwards, 28.37g, 6h (Bull 2571; ESC 288; L&S 57; Spink 3883), a breathtaking example of Wyon's 'Magnum Opus', with wisps of cabinet contact in otherwise brilliant fields, an astonishing 'snake' of iridescent blue trailing across obverse fields culminating in flaming reddish-purple in Victoria's Gothic Crown, splendidly choice FDCProve...

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Victoria (1837-1901), 'Old Head' Sovereign, 1900, London, veiled or 'widow' head left, rev. St. George and Dragon, edge milled, 7.98g, 12h (Marsh 151; Spink 3874), a scuff above St George and above eye, otherwise lustrous, a really bold very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Edward VII (1901-1910), Sovereign, 1907, bare head right, rev. St. George and Dragon, edge milled, 7.98g, 12h (Marsh 179; Spink 3969), lustrous, near extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George V (1910-1936), Sovereign, 1915, bare head left, rev. St. George and Dragon, edge milled, 7.98g, 12h (Marsh 217; Spink 3999), lustrous, extremely fine or better for issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(g) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | George V (1910-1936), Sovereign, 1920 P, Perth, bare head left, rev. St. George and Dragon, edge milled, 7.98g, 12h (McD 266; Marsh 259; Spink 4001), lustrous, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), Gouden Schild met de adelaar / Vieil écu à l'aigle, 1348-1357, Gent or Mechelen, + LVDOVICVS : DEI x | x GRA x | COMES : Z : DNS : FLAD'. Count enthroned facing, inside gothic canopy, holding sword and resting hand on coat-of-arms decorated with eagle, rev. + ° XP'C : VINCIT : XP'E : REGNAT : XP'E IMPERAT, cross tréflée and feuillue within quadrilobe, trefoil fleurée at end of each arc, trilobe in spandrels, 4.46g [69....

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), ½-Gouden Schild met de adelaar, 24 September 1352 - 6 September 1353, Bruges, Gent or Mechelen, + LVDOVICVS : DEI x | x GRA x | COMES : Z : DNS : FLAD'. Count enthroned facing, inside gothic canopy, holding sword and resting hand on coat-of-arms decorated with eagle, rev. + ° XP'C : VINCIT : XP'E : REGNAT : XP'E IMPERAT, cross tréflée and feuillue within quadrilobe, trefoil fleurée at end of each arc, trilobe in spandr...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), 1/4-Gouden Schild met de adelaar, 24 September 1352 - 6 September 1353, Bruges, Gent or Mechelen, + LVDOVIC : DEI x | x GRA x | COMES : FLA'. Count enthroned facing, inside gothic canopy, holding sword and resting hand on coat-of-arms decorated with eagle, rev. + ° XP'C : VINCIT : XP'E : REGNAT : XP'E IPERAT, cross tréflée and feuillue within quadrilobe, trefoil fleurée at end of each arc, trilobe in spandrels, 1.09g [...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), Gouden lam / Mouton d'Or, 12 September 1363 - 4 March 1364, Gent or Mechelen, + AGN : DEI : QVI : TOLL : PCCA : MVDI : MISERERE : NOB, double annulet stops, nimbate Agnus Dei standing left, head turned right, long cross with banner behind, LVD | CO:F' below, all within tressure, rev. + : XPC : VINCIT : XPC : REGNAT : XPC : IHPERAT, cross fleurée with central star; eagles in angles, all within angled quadrilobe, trefoil...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), Gouden Rijder / Franc à cheval (Cavalier d'Or), 1361-1364, Gent or Mechelen, LVDOVIC .' DEI | GRA : COMES : Z | DNS : FLADRIE, armoured Knight on horseback vaulting left, rampant lion on caparison, rev. + XPC : VINCIT : XPC : REGNAT : XPE IHPERAT, cross tréflée and feuillue within quadrilobe, trefoil fleurée at end of each arc, trilobe in spandrels, 3.84g [59.2grns], 1h, m.m. cross pattée (Vernier 10-11 this coin; Else...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), Golden Lion / Gehelmde Gouden leeuw / Lion d'Or heaumé, 10 February 1365 - 5 August 1370, Gent, LV | DOVICVS : DEI : GRA : COM '° Z : DNS : FLANDR | IE, helmeted lion standing left in front of spired Gothic throne, FLANDRES in exergue, rev BENEDICTVS : QVI : VEHIT : IN : NOMINE : DOMINI, cross fleurée and feuillue, D' at centre, F L A N in angles, all within tressure of twenty arcs, 5.40g [82.6grns], 8h, m.m. cross pat...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II of Male, Count of Nevers and Rethel (1346-1384), ½-Golden Lion / Halve Gehelmde Gouden leeuw, 10 February - 12 April 1365, Gent, LV | DOVICVS : DEI : GRA : COM '° Z : DNS : FLANDR | IE, helmeted lion standing left in front of spired Gothic throne, FLANDRES in exergue, rev BENEDICTVS : QVI : VEHIT : IN : NOMINE : DOMINI, cross fleurée and feuillue, D' at centre, F L A N in angles, all within tressure of twenty arcs, 2.67g [41.2grns], 7h, m.m. cross pattée (Martiny, Ge...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II de Male (1346-1384), Old Gouden Helm / Vieil Heaume d'Or, 19 December 1367 - 18 June 1368, Gent, L | V | DOVICVS : DEI ° GRA : COM .' Z : DNS : FLANDR | I | E, tournament helmet above a slanting Flemish shield held by two rampant lions, all under Gothic canopy, FLANDRES in exergue, rev. BENEDICTVS : QVI : VENIT : IN : NOMINE : DOMINI, double saltire stops, retrograde Ns, cross fleurée and feuillue, D' at centre, F L A N in angles, all within tressure of eight arcs an...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II de Male (1346-1384), 1/3-Gouden Helm / 1/3-Heaume d'Or, 19 December 1367 - 18 June 1368, Gent, LVDOVIC .' DEI : GRA : COM .' F : D .' FLANDRIE, tournament helmet above a slanting Flemish shield held by two rampant lions, rev. + BENEDICT : QVI : VENIT : IN : NOMINE : DN-I, double saltire stops, retrograde Ns, cross fleurée and feuillue, D' at centre, F L A N in angles, all within tressure of sixteen arcs, 2.31g [35.4grns], 8h, m.m. cross pattée (Théry 19; Vernier 18;...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of English and Flanders Medieval and Tudor Coins | Flanders, Louis II de Male (1346-1384), Gouden Flandres / Flandres d'Or, 1369-1370, Gent, L | VDOVIC .' DEI : G : COM .' F ° DNS : FLANDRI | E, crowned Earl holding sword and wearing ermine cloak, standing in a Gothic portico, tournament helmet in left field, shield in right, FLANDRES in exergue, rev. + BENEDICTVS : QVI : VENIT : IN : NOMINE : DOMINI, double saltire stops, retrograde roman Ns, cross fleurée and feuillue, rampant Lion at centre, F L A D in angles, all within voided quatrefoil, large an...

(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of English and Flanders Medieval and Tudor Coins | Flanders, Louis II de Male (1346-1384), New Gouden Schild 'met de leeuw' / Ecu d'Or au Lion, Gent or Mechelen, LVDOVICVS : DEI x | x GRA x | COM .' F : DON : FLAND ', Count enthroned facing, holding sword and resting hand on coat-of-arms emblazoned with Rampant lion, inside tressure of seven arches, angular trefoils in spandrels, rev. XPC : VINCIT : XPC : REGNAT : XPC : INPERAT, double annulet stops, retrograde roman Ns, cross tréflée and feuillue within quadrilobe, trefoil fleurée at end of each arc,...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Treaty Period, Half-Noble, 1363-1369, 'Treaty B', London, ED | WARD : DEI : G : REX : ANGL' : D : hIB x Z * AQT', double saltire stops, single before EDWARD, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, ropes 3/2, quatrefoils 4/4, ornaments -11-11, rev. + DOMINE : NE : IN : FVRORE : TVO : ARGVAS : ME, floriate cross, crowned leopards in angles, E at centre, 3.86g [59.4grns], 2h, p.m. -/cross pattée (Schneider I, 79-80; North 1238; Spink 1506), traces of doubling in legends, otherwise conservation-bright sur...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Pre-Treaty Period, Noble, 1356, Series F, London, E | DWARD x DEI x GRA REX x ANGL x 7 x FRANC x D hY | B, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, ropes 3/2, quatrefoils 3/4, ornaments -11-11-, rev. (m.m.) IhC AVTEM TRANCIENS P MEDIVM ILORVM IBAT [sic], annulet stops, but not before IBAT, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, E at centre, 7.78g [120.2grns], 11h, p.m. -/crown (LAL AK/74; Doubleday 78 this coin; North 1173; Spink 1489), a flan split at 4 o'clock, a scratch below pyx mark on re...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Treaty Period, Noble, 1363-1369, 'Treaty B', London, ED | WARD : DEI : GRA : REX : ANGL : DNS : hYB S AQ | T, double saltire stops, single before EDWARD, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, ropes 3/2, quatrefoils 4/4, ornaments -11-11, rev. + IhC : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIV : ILLORVM : IBAT, double saltire stops, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, E at centre, 7.84g [121.2grns], 7h, p.m. -/cross pattée (Schneider I, 75-76; North 1231; Spink 1502), bright and lustrous, neverthele...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Treaty Period, Noble, 1363-1369, 'Treaty B', Calais, ED | WARD : DEI : GRA : REX : ANGL : DNS : hYB S AQ | T, double saltire stops, King standing in ship, flag at stern, holding sword and shield, ropes 3/2, quatrefoils 4/4, ornaments -11-11, rev. + IhC : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIV : ILLORVM : IBAT, double saltire stops, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, C at centre, 7.69g [118.8grns], 3h, p.m. -/cross pattée (Lockett 3010 same dies; North 1236; Spink 1504), traces of doubling and die clashin...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Richard II (1377-1399), Noble, Type Ib, 'Edward III' Style, Calais, RIC | ARD : D : G : REX : ANGL : Z : FRANC : D : hIB Z AQ, quatrefoil above sail, double saltire stops, King standing in ship, flag at stern, holding sword and shield, ropes 3/1, quatrefoils 5/4, ornaments 1-1-1, rev. + IhC : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIV : ILLORVM : IBAT, double saltire stops, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, R at centre, 7.70g [118.8grns], 4h, p.m. -/cross pattée (Sir John Evans 2223 same dies; Thellusson [1931], Pl. 1, no. 5 same dies; SJA 22, 1...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward IV, First Reign (1461-1470), Light Coinage, Quarter-Ryal, 1467-1468, Type VIII, London, (m.m.) EDWARD * DI * GRA * REX * ANGL' * Z * FR, trefoil stops, Royal shield in quatrefoil, E above, rose to left, sun to right, lys below, rev. EXALTABITVR (lys) in (lys) GLORIA, lys stops, ornate cross fleury, leopards in angles, 1.96g [30.2grns], 8h, m.m. crown over sun [both sides] (Blunt & Whitton VIII [1945, Pl. X, no. 9 this coin]; Webb-Ware dies 17/31; Shepherd 178 = Montagu 590* = Roth 217 = Lockett 3131* = Schneider I, 414 same dies; Ryan 96 same...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward IV, First Reign (1461-1470), Light Coinage, Half-Ryal, c. 1465-1466, Type VI, Bristol, ED | WARD * DI * GRA * REX * ANGL * S * FRANC, trefoil stops, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, E on standard, B in waves below, ropes 3/1, quatrefoils 3/3, ornaments 1- | -1, rev. DOMINE * NE * INFVRORE * TVO : ARGVS : ME [sic], trefoil stops, reading ARGVS and flanked by double trefoil stops, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, 3.73g [57.6grns], 8h, p.m. rose and sun [on reverse only] (Blunt & Whitton VI [Pl. XI, no. 7]; Webb Wa...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward IV, First Reign (1461-1470), Light Coinage, Half-Ryal, c. 1467-1470, Type VII, York, ED | WARD * DI * GRA * REX * ANGL * S * FRANC, trefoil stops, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, E on standard, E in waves below, ropes 3/1, quatrefoils 3/3, ornaments 1- | -1, rev. DOMINE * NE * IN * FVRORE * TVO : ARGVAS : ME, trefoil stops, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, 3.73g [59.2grns], 8h, p.m. rose and lys [on reverse only] (Blunt & Whitton VI [Pl. XI, no. 10]; Webb Ware dies 14/21; Fletcher 39 same dies; Lockett 3129 sam...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward IV, First Reign (1461-1470), Light Coinage, Rose Noble or 'Ryal', 1467-1470, Type VIII, York, ED | WARD * DI * GRA * REX * ANGL * S * FRANC * | * DNS' IB, trefoil stops, King standing in ship, holding sword and shield, E in standard, ropes 3/1, quatrefoils 3/3, ornaments 1- | -1, E 'buried' in waves below, rev. (m.m.) IhC * AVT * TRANSIENS * PERMEDIVM : ILLORVM : I : BAT : * : [sic], trefoil stops, ornate cross fleury, crowned leopards in angles, rose atop sun at centre, 7.73g [119.2grns], 3h, p.m. sun and lys (cf. Montagu II, 576; Lockett 401...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Henry VII (1485-1509), 'Double Ryal' or Sovereign, 14 November 1501 - January 1504, Type IVa, Tower, (m.m.) hENRICVS x DEI x GRA x REX x ANGL x ET x FRAN x DNS x hIBN ', saltire stops, King holding orb and sceptre, seated on tall, wide throne with high Gothic canopy, ornamented with fine latice work and pellet backing, flanked by sprays of fleur-de-lys in fields, rev. (m.m.) : ihESVS : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIVM : ILLORVM : IBAT :*: double saltire stops, rosette privy [?] mark at end, Royal shield set on Tudor Rose inside ornate floral tressur...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Henry VIII (1509-1547), Second Coinage, 'Double Ryal' or Sovereign, 1541, [Tariffed at 22s6d], (m.m.) hENRICVS : DEI : GRACIA : REX | + ANGLIE : ET : FRANC .' DNS : hIB .', saltire stops, dies refurbished with re-punched legends, King enthroned, holding sword and sceptre, fretted throne back, rev. (m.m.) IhESUS : AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIVM : ILLORVM : IBAT, Royal shield set on Tudor Rose inside ornate floral tressure, alternating leopards and lys in inner spandrels, plain in outer spandrels, 15.34g [236.8grns], 2h, m.m. Lis 3 [over sunburst on...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward VI (1547-1553), Second Period, First Issue, Gold Crown, or 'Quarter-Sovereign', 24 January 1549 - 12 April 1549, Tower, EDWARD : VI : D : G : AGL : FR • Z • HIB : REX, crowned oval and elaborately garnished shield, dividing E-R, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM : FIDEI : PROTEGET : EVM '. youthful bare head and cuirassed bust right, double lozenge stops, 2.68g [41.4grns], 3h, p.m. -/arrow (Potter 1(b); Montagu II, 796 same dies; Lord Hastings = Hilton-Price 113 = Moon = Bruun 600 = Drabble 142 same dies; Ryan 240 same dies; Lockett 1863 same dies; Schneider...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Gold Halfcrown or 'Half-Quarter' (Eighth of a) Sovereign, Tower, (m.m.) EDVVARD '. VI • D '. G '. A '. FR '. Z • hIB .' REX •, lozenge stops, half-length figure of King right, holding orb and sceptre, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM • FIDEI • PROTEGE • EVM, crowned square-topped shield dividing E-R, 1.45g [22.3grns], 2h, m.m. tun (Tyssen 1660(c); Montagu I, 813 = Murdoch I, 489 same dies; HCN 68 = AHH Virtual 56 this coin; Ryan 255 = Schneider I, 699 same dies; North 1930; Spink 2453), on a bright and irregular flan with trace...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Gold Crown or 'Quarter-Sovereign', 1551-1553, Tower, (m.m.) : EDWARD '. VI .' D '. G '. AGL '. FRA '. Z : hIB '. REX, half-length figure of King right, holding orb and sceptre, rev. (m.m.) SCVTVM . FIDEI '. PROTEGET .' EVM '.'. crowned square-topped shield dividing E-R, 2.81g [43.2grns], 8h, m.m. tun (Bruun 603 different dies [Southwark]; Ryan 254 same dies; Schneider I, 698; North 1929; Spink 2452), of bright appearance with rim marks at 2 and 8 o'clock suggestive of past mounting, nevertheless residually lustrou...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Half-Sovereign, 1551-1553, Tower, (m.m.) EDWARD '. VI .' D '. G '. AGL '. FRA ': Z : hIB '. REX '. half-length figure of King right, holding orb and sceptre, rev. (m.m.) IhS .' AVTEM '. TRANSIE '. PERMEDI '. ILLO '. IBAT, crowned square-topped shield dividing E-R, 5.64g [86.8grns], 4h, m.m. tun (Lockett 4364; Hird V, 28 same dies; Schneider I, 696 same obverse die; North 1928; Spink 2451), a handsome and neat round specimen, further accentuated by golden-orange tone in recesses and in breast-plate crinkum, a pleas...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Edward VI (1547-1553), Third Period, Sovereign, 1551-1553, Tower, (m.m.) EDWARD ' : D '. G '. AGL ': FRA ': Z '. hIBER ' .' REX :• half-length figure of King right, holding orb and sceptre, rev. (m.m.) • IhS .' AVTEM . TRANSIE '. PERMEDI '. ILLORV .' IBAT • crowned square topped shield with supporters, ER in cartouche below, 11.29g [174.0grns], 5h, m.m. tun (Vaughan-Morgan 17 same obverse die; Glendining, 24-25 May 1972, lot 516 same dies; Stewartby III, 996 same dies; Baumhauer I, 569 same reverse die; Schneider I, 692; North 1927; Spink 2450), li...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Class I, Angel, Tower, MARIA : (m.m.) : D .' G .' ANG .' Z .' hIB .' REGIN ' St. Michael vanquishing Dragon, rev. A . DNO .' FACTV .' EST '. ISTVD (m.m.) Z . EST : MIRABI ', ship surmounted by square-topped shield and mast dividing M and rose, annulet stops, 4.99g [77.2grns], 11h, m.m. pomegranate (Schneider I, 710; North 1958; Spink 2490), slightly crimped and rubbed, almost very fine, rareProvenanceThe Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. Spink, by private treaty, 5 March 1964 - £150.0.0Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Sovereign, MDCLIII [1553], •°MARIA : (m.m.) : D .'° G .'° ANG .' FRA | Z °. hIB '.° REGINA : M :D:LIII, Queen seated on ornamented throne with very fine latice work and pellet backing, holding orb and sceptre, flanked by pellet-adorned pillars, Portcullis below atop ornate tressure through which it and only her crown breaks, rev. : A : DNO '(m.m.) FACTV .' EST : ISTV .' Z : EST : MIRA '. IN : OCVL ': NRIS, annulet stops, Royal Shield set atop Tudor Rose, spandrels plain, 15.58g [240.6grns], 10h, m.m. pomegranate (Webb-Wa...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Philip and Mary (1554-1558), 'New Style', Angel, authorised 26 December 1554, (m.m.) PHILIP • Z • MARIA • D : G • REX • Z • REGINA, St Michael vanquishing Dragon, with long wings, rev. A • DNO • FACTVM • EST • ISTVD : Z • EST • MIRABI •, ship surmounted by square-topped shield and mast dividing P and M, wire line inner circles both sides, 5.18g [80.0grns], 12h, m.m. lys [small] (Kenyon 1; North 1965; Spink 2496A), a trace of die wear to Archangel's shins, otherwise a pleasingly full and honest coin, residually lustrous, good very fine, very rareProve...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), First Coinage, 'Crown Gold', Half-Sovereign, 1603-1604, Tower, (m.m.) • IACOBVS • D .' G .' ANGL •' SCO .' FRAN •' ET • HIBER •' REX •, crowned and cuirassed bust right, rev. (m.m.) • EXVRGAT • DEVS • DISSIPENTVR • INIMICI •, crowned square-topped shield, dividing I-R, 5.52g [85.2grns], 7h, m.m. thistle (Lingford 877 same dies; Ryan 357 = Schneider II, 3 same dies; North 2067; Spink 2610), the obverse of brighter appearance with partial striking softness to shoulder and to corresponding area of reverse, natheless the central dev...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), First Coinage, Sovereign 1604-1605, Tower, (m.m.) •IACOBVS • D .' G.' ANG .' SCO .' FRAN .' ET • HIB .' REX • second crowned and cuirassed half-length bust right, wearing damascened armour, holding orb and shouldering sceptre, rev. (m.m.) • EXVRGAT • DEVS • DISSIPENTVR • INIMICI •, crowned square-topped and garnished shield, dividing I-R, 11.05g [170.8grns], 4h, m.m. thistle (Montagu -; Murdoch -; Bliss -; Raynes -; Ryan -; Lingford 874 same reverse die; Lockett 3311 same obverse die; cf. Schneider II, 2; North 2066; Spink 2609),...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Double-Crown, 1605-1606, Tower, • IACOBVS • D .' G .' MAG •' BRIT .' FRAN •' ET • HIB •' REX •, third crowned and cuirassed bust right, rev. (m.m.) • HENRICVS • ROSAS • REGNA • IACOBVS •, crowned square-topped shield, dividing I-R, 4.97g [77.0grns], 6h, m.m. rose [over lys on obverse] (Lingford 960; Schneider II, 31 same dies; North 2086; Spink 2621), a trace of die clashing, otherwise a handsomely uniform specimen, superbly struck up for type, especially to central devices, almost extremely fine, rare in this co...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, 'Ship Noble' or Spur Ryal, 1605-1606, Tower, (m.m.) IACOBVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BRIT .' FRAN .' ET • | HIB .' REX, King holding sword and Royal shield, standing three-quarters facing in Galleon, double-rose set atop lower of two gun decks, ropes 3/3, I on standard, plain masts either side of King, choppy waters lap below, rev. (m.m.) • A • DNO .' FACTVM • EST • ISTVD • ET • EST • MIRABILE • rose upon radiant sun, alternating crowned Leopards and floriate cross terminals in angles, small trefoils in spandrels, 6.73g...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Unite, 1605-1606, Tower, (m.m.) IACOBVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BRIT .' FRAN .' ET • HIB .' REX • fourth crowned and cuirassed half-length bust right, wearing plain armour, holding orb and shouldering sceptre, rev. (m.m.) • EXVRGAT • DEVS • DISSIPENTVR • INIMICI •, crowned square-topped and garnished shield, dividing I-R, 9.95g [153.6grns], 2h, m.m. rose [over lys on reverse (?)] (Schneider II, 23 same dies; North 2084; Spink 2619), a frequently encountered but increasingly sought-after issue, however seldom encountere...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), Second Coinage, Rose-Ryal [of 30-Shillings], 1605-1606, Tower, (m.m.) IACOBVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BRIT | FRAN .' ET • HIBER .' REX • King seated on plain throne with small volutes, holding orb and sceptre, flanked by pillars, Portcullis below atop plain tressure through which it and the throne breaks, rev. (m.m.) • A • DNO .' FACTVM • EST • ISTVD • ET • EST • MIRAB .' IN • OCVLIS • NRIS • Royal Shield set atop Tudor Rose, spandrels plain, 13.80g [213.0grns], 1h, m.m. rose (Stewartby [2001], dies A/c; AHH Virtual 159 this coin; Rya...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), Third Coinage, Laurel, 1619-1620, Tower, (m.m.) • IACOBVS : D : G : MAG : BRI : FRA : ET : HI : REX •, first laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, XX behind, rev. FACIAM | EOS IN | GENTEM | VNAM, long cross fleury over crowned square-topped Royal shield, 9.00g [138.8grns], 12h, m.m. spur rowel (Lingford 1060 = Schneider II, 82 same dies; North 2111; Spink 2637), phenomenal reddish-blue cabinet toning on a pleasingly neat flan, a striking example of the seldom encountered 'first bust' issue, good very fine or better but for w...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | James I (1603-1625), Third Coinage, Rose Ryal, 1621-1623, Tower, (m.m.) IACOBVS D : G : MA | BRI : FR : ET HIB : REX •, BRI : FR : ET over G FR ET in error, King seated on throne decorated with semée of thistles, holding orb and sceptre, Portcullis below which along with throne breaks inner beaded circle, rev. (m.m.) A DNO: FACTVM ESTISTVD ET EST MIRAB: IN OC: NRIS •, square-topped Royal shield set on cross fluery, XXX above, encircled by 'Garter' band of alternating lis, lions and roses, 12.20g [188.2grns], 4h, m.m. thistle over spur rowel [both sid...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Charles I (1625-1649), Group D, 'Finework' Half-Unite or Double-Crown, 1632-1633, Tower [under King], • CAROLVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BR .' FR .' ET • HI .' REX • (m.m.) •, larger crowned and draped sixth bust left, wearing falling lace collar, rev. CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROTEGIT, no stops, crowned oval-garnished shield, dividing crowned C-R, 4.51g [69.6grns], 7h, m.m. small harp / large harp (cf. Brooker 160; Schneider [1958/59], Pl. VII, no. 11 = Schneider II, 194 same obverse die; North 2167; Spink 2691), a remarkable coin, handsomely struck-up on a neat...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Charles I (1625-1649), Pattern Half-Unite or Double-Crown, c. 1634, by Edward Greene of the Royal Mint at the Tower of London, (m.m.) CAROLVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BRIT .' FRAN .' ET • HIB .' REX, L over V in CAROLVS, crowned 'Coronation' bust left, wearing stiffened ruff, X behind, rev. • CVLTORES • SVI • DEVS • PROTEGIT • (m.m.) • crowned and garnished shield, 4.55g [70.2grns], 12h, m.m. slipped trefoil (Brooker 1263 this coin; Schneider I, - ; North 2668; Spink -), a small metal flaw below value, traces of doubling in legends, and a hint of cabinet f...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Charles I (1625-1649), Group C, 'Briot's Model' or Obverse Proof, Unite [of 20-Shillings], 1630-1631, Tower, (m.m.) CAROLVS • D .' G .' MAG .' BRIT .' FR .' ET • HIB .' REX •, B .' over obliterated R in HIB, third crowned, draped and cuirassed bust right, wearing ruff, XX behind, rev. • FLORENT • CONCORDIA • REGNA • (m.m.) • crowned oval-garnished shield, dividing C-R, 9.08g [140.2grns], 8h, m.m. plume (Drabble 182; Ryan 445 = Basmadjieff 50 same obverse die; Brigadier Lake 22 different dies; Brooker -; Schneider II, 134 same dies; North 2150; Spink...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Oxford, 'Declaration' Half-Unite or Double Crown, 1643, New Hall Inn, CAROLVS • D : G : M : BR : FR : ET • HI : REX • larger crowned and draped bust left, with protuberant and rounded proboscis, rev. EXVRGAT • DEVS • DISSIPENTVR • INIMICI • RELIG • PROT • LEG • ANGL • • LIBER • PAR • on continuous scroll, second I over erroneous third S in DISSIPENTVR, three even plumes above, 1643 below, 4.52g [69.6grns], 9h, no m.m. (Huth 110 same dies; Hamilton-Smith 47; Briggs 22 same dies; Brooker 858 same dies;...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Charles I (1625-1649), Civil War Issues, Royalist Oxford, Unite [of 20-Shillings], 1644, New Hall Inn, (p.m.) CAROLVS • D : G : MAG : BRI : FR : ET • HIB : REX • neat crowned and armoured bust left, holding long sword and olive branch, XX behind, rev. • EXVRGAT DEVS • DISSIPENTVR • INIMICI • RELIG : PROT : | LEG :• ANG : | LIBER : PAR in continuous three-lined scroll, R over G in EXVRGAT, three even plumes with bands above, 1644 OX in two lines below, 8.98g [138.4grns], 12h, p.m. plume (Beresford-Jones, dies X/18; AHH Virtual 234 = Hird V, 40 same di...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Commonwealth (1649-1660), Gold Crown, 1651, Tower, THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND, 'G over O', no stops on obverse, English shield within palm and laurel wreath, rev. • 1651 • GOD • WITH • VS, large V over small v, conjoined shields of England and Ireland, 2.29g [35.4grns], 11h, m.m. sun (AHH Virtual 254 this coin; Schneider II, 359 same dies; EGC 63; North 2719; Spink 3212), trivial doubling to reverse peripheries and a trace of metal flawing below Maid of Erin, otherwise a magnolious and arresting Commonwealth gem, sumptuously cabinet toned with under...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Commonwealth (1649-1660), Double-Crown or Half-Unite, 1651, • THE COMMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND • [sic], English shield within palm and laurel wreath, rev. • 1651 • GOD • WITH • VS, conjoined shields of England and Ireland, 4.42g [68.4grns], 2h, m.m. sun [on obverse only] (Manville & Gaspar, 1991, pp. 137; Ryan 551 this coin; Vaughan-Morgan 150 = Lockett 4245 = Schneider II, 350 same obverse; Hird V, 31 same obverse die; EGC 38/37 [R5]; North 2717; Spink 3210), some unfortunate pin scratches across English and Irish shields, otherwise beautifully toned on...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Commonwealth (1649-1660), Unite [of 20-Shillings], 1650, Tower, • THE • COMMONWEALTH • OF • ENGLAND • English shield within palm and laurel wreath of fifteen leaves, rev. • 1650 • GOD • WITH • VS, conjoined shields of England and Ireland, 9.07g [140.0grns], 10h, m.m. sun [on obverse only] (Montagu III, 663 this coin; Murdoch II, 362; EGC 6; Lockett 3534; Schneider II, 338 same reverse die; North 2715; Spink 3208), a gorgeous reddish-pink tone overlying lustrous original fields, handsomely struck up and uniform, extremely fine or better but for traces...

The Lost Collection of Simon English Esq. | Charles II (1660-1685), Second Hammered Coinage, Unite [of 20-Shillings], April-October 1662, Tower, (m.m.) CAROLVS • II • D • G • MAG • BRIT • FRAN • ET • HIB • REX, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, XX behind, rev. • FLORENT • CONCORDIA • REGNA •, crowned and oval-garnished shield dividing C-R, 9.10g [140.4grns], 8h, m.m. crown (Schneider [BNJ 1967], Pl. XII, R16 this coin; Schneider dies O9/R16 = EGC 149 [R2]; Wayte Raymond [1962], 78 = Schneider II, 408-412 same obverse die; North 2754; Spink 3304), cabinet friction in otherwise lustrous...
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174£25,000
175£17,000
176£19,000
177£7,000
178£110,000
179£42,000
180£45,000
181£50,000
182£8,000
183£70,000
184£11,000
185£32,000
186£13,000
187£29,000
188£11,000
189£35,000
190£25,000
191£9,500
192£23,000
193£13,000
194£9,500
195£32,000
196£22,000