• aethlwulf
  • alfred
  • bergred
  • canut
  • coenwulf
  • edwardVII
  • georgeVI
  • harold
  • henryMaryRose
  • JamesV
  • williamIII
The House of Tudor, 1485-1603

Henry VIII (1509-1547) Groat

Ref 36/54Price £1,950.00

Wt. 2.67g. Second coinage, Tower mint, i.m. rose, 'Greek profile variety, with unbroken line from brow to nose, Whitton p.55 and pl. xiii no. 8; Laker bust C, p. 10; N.1797; S.2337C , an extremely rare variety, a crisp example,
Whitton describes it as 'a scarce type' while Laker mentions that there are none in the British Museum.
good VF

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Edward VI (1547-1553) Half Sovereign

Ref 36/57Price £2,500.00

Wt. 5.85g., Southwark, i.m. -/Roman E, crowned youthful King enthroned facing holding sceptre left, orb, right, rose below, rev. crowned shield, supporters each side, letter E in panel below, cf Schneider 665-6; N.1866; S.2394 , poorly struck, thus weak in places, otherwise
almost VF

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Philip and Mary (1554-1558) Sixpence

Ref 36/58Price £1,350.00

Wt. 2.56g., no i.m., 1554, English titles only, busts of Philip and Mary facing each other, date below, rev. crowned garnished shield of arms, crown divides VI, N.1972; S.2507, creased and straightened, exceedingly rare,
poor/fair

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Halfcrown

Ref 36/59Price £4,750.00

Wt. 1.31g., second issue, 'crown gold' coinage, mm. cross crosslet, (over lis?), crowned bust 1G left, beaded inner circles, ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HI RE, rev. crowned shield of arms, ER at sides, SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEG EAM, pellet stops, S.2524; N.1984; cf. Schneider 753; Brown & Comber J2, this coin, of the highest rarity, two light creases, otherwise better than
Ex. D. Dupree collection, dispersed by Spink from September 1989 and Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 105.
VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Half Angel

Ref 36/60Price £3,750.00

Wt. 2.56 g., fourth issue, mm. eglatine, beaded inner circles, St. Michael slaying the dragon, ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA, rev. ship bearing shield, sailing right, cross above, E and rose above, A DNO FACTVM EST ISTVD ET EST MIRA, pellet stops, S.2517; N.1992; Schneider 771; Brown & Comber D7, skillfully plugged, otherwise
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 113.
EF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Quarter Angel

Ref 36/61Price £4,500.00

Wt. 1.28 g., fifth issue, mm. sword, beaded inner circles, St. Michael slaying the dragon, ELIZABETH D G ANG FRANCIE, rev. ship bearing shield, sailing right, cross above, E and rose above, ET HIBERNIE REGINA FIDEI, pellet stops, S.2528; N.1993; Schneider 777; Brown & Comber E9, a full round coin, believed to be one of four known, very rare thus,
Ex. Christopher Comber I, St James's, 15 October 2020, lot 22
good VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Shilling

Ref 36/63Price £1,175.00

Wt. 6.01g., second issue, mm. martlet, bust 3C, incuse dots between strap, reads AN FR ET HI, BC 1, 3C; N.1985; S.2555, pleasing, attractive portrait,
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 172, purchased Vale Coins, 1989.
good VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Sixpence

Ref 36/64Price £600.00

Wt. 2.94g., sixth issue, 1602, i.m. 1, bust 6C, BC 1, 6C; N.2015; S.2585, struck on a large flan, rare
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St. James's, 23 September 2021, lot 250, purchased B A Seaby 1978.
almost EF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Groat

Ref 36/65Price £675.00

Wt. 2.04g., second issue, beaded and wire line inner circles, i.m. cross crosslet, bust 1F, plain dress between plain straps, BC 1, 1F; N.2556; S.2556,, some faint scratches, good portrait, possibly once cleaned, rare this nice,
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 174, purchased Vale Coins, 1993.
good VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Groat

Ref 36/66Price £350.00

Wt. 1.89g., second issue, i.m. martlet, bust 1F, plain dress between straps, reads AN FR ET HI, rev. reads MEVM, BC 1, 1F; N.1986; S.2556, lightly buckled, good round flan, quite sharp,
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 172, purchased A H Baldwin, 1980. This reverse reading, not in R C Lockett or the British Museum.
VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Halfgroat

Ref 36/67Price £465.00

Wt. 0.96g., second issue, i.m. cross crosslet, bust 1G, beaded circles, BC 1, 1G; N.1987; S.2557, a pleasing example,
Ex. Carlyon-Britton; R C Lockett IV (English Part II), Glendining, 15 October, 1956, lot 2028 part.
VF or better

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Threepence

Ref 36/68Price £285.00

Wt. 1.44g., third issue, 1564, mm. pheon, bust 3F, smaller flan, small rose, beaded circles, BC 1, 3F; N.1998; S.2565, good portrait, toned,
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 197, purchased A H Baldwin, 1997.
VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Threepence

Ref 36/69Price £300.00

Wt. 1.55g., fourth issue, 1574, i.m. eglantine, bust 4D , BC 1, 4D; N.1998; S.2566,
VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Pattern ? Half Groat

Ref 36/70Price £5,250.00

Wt. 1.05g., second issue, mm. cross crosslet, faint wire inner circles, outer border of widely spaced dots, crowned bust 1F left, plain dress between plain straps, ELIZABETH D G AN FR ET HI REGINA, rev. long cross fourchée, over square shield, POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV, S.-; N.1987; Lockett IV, this coin; BC 1F , struck on a large flan, and believed to be unique
Ex. A H Baldwin, 1930; R C Lockett IV (English Part II), Glendining, 15 October, 1956, lot 2027; R Carlyon-Britton (EL028); SCMB, 1964 (H2419); Christopher Comber I, St. James's, 15 October 2020, purchased A H Baldwin, 1983.
good VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Threehalfpence

Ref 36/71Price £175.00

Wt. 0.79g., Third issue, 1561, bust 3G, mm. pheon, another on a large flan, with date and rose removed to pass as a halfgroat, BC 1, 3G; N.2000; S.2569 (2), first F, second interesting very fine and interesting,
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St. James's, 23 September 2021, lot 201 (2).
VF or better

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Pennies

Ref 36/72Price £225.00

Wt. 0.44g., 0.46g., mms. A and key, B&C5B; N.2017; S.2580, both
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St. James's, 23 September 2021, lot 242 (2).
VF

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Henry VIII (1509-1547) Farthing

Ref 36/55Price £165.00

First coinage ?, 0.12g., LONDON, i.m. (?), portcullis in centre, rev. rose in centre of long cross, N.1781; S.2336, chipped, legends indistinguishable, otherwise
fair

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Halfpennies

Ref 36/75Price £300.00

Wt. 0.28g., 0.22g., mms. hand and O, N.2018; S.2581 (2), both
VF

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Edward VI, coinage in the name of Henry VIII , 1547-51 - Edward VI (1547-1553) Half Sovereign

Ref 36/56Price £2,500.00

Wt. 5.18g., first period, TOWER, i.m. arrow, Edward VI enthroned, HENRIC 8 D G AGL FRAN Z HIB REX, rev. crowned arms with supporters, IHS AVTE TRANSIE PER MEDI ILLOR IBAT, lozenge stops both sides, Schneider 645; N.1865; S.2391, once lightly mounted at 6 o'clock, obverse struck from a rusty die, weak on face, otherwise
almost VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Countermarked Edward VI base shillings (1560) Twopence- farthing

Ref 36/62Price £1,975.00

Wt. 4.59g., Edward VI, third period shilling, mm. lis, Southwark, countermarked on obverse with a greyhound, S.2547; N.1990, pierced, surface porosity, but with a good counterstamp, very rare
Ex. Timeline Originals, 2008 and Christopher Comber II, St James's, 23 September 2021, lot 150.

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Pattern Penny (?)

Ref 36/73Price £1,100.00

Wt. 1.96g., in copper, double rose, crowned, within a toothed circle broken by the crown, ROSA SINE SPINA, rev. shield bearing the St. George Cross, cross pattee at top centre, tooled borders, PRO LEGE REGE ET GREGE, BMC.14; N.2055, a little crinkled, very rare
Ex. Christopher Comber II, St. James's, 23 September 2021, lot 279
VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Halfpenny

Ref 36/74Price £200.00

Wt. 0.22g., sixth issue, i.m. tun, portcullis, rev. cross and pellets, N.2018; S.2581, rare
almost VF

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