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  1. Mine has O of GEORGIUS open at the top
  2. Thanks Rob, do let me know if you find anything!
  3. Paulus

    1666 Crown

    Did you want one with elephant below?
  4. @RobI don't suppose you could help with the provenance on this one?
  5. Thanks Rob, I'm getting there, trying to keep my standards up!
  6. I now have my second Charles I Oxford halfcrown, this time with an Oxford horse - and a very pleasing horse and king I think!
  7. Landed today. Latest for my Charles I halfcrown collection, 1644 Oxford, rare die pairing, Bull 617/6
  8. I've been after one of these (sixpences) for a while, pleased with this
  9. This was slabbed with a yellow label stating 'Altered UNC' You could ask LCGS not to slab rejected coins. LCGS has now stopped their slabbing/grading service and the database appears to be unavailable.
  10. Certainly, in fact I have decided that is the case! But I decided eventually to share, it will be the first that Rob has heard of it too!
  11. Thanks for the opinions so far chaps, much appreciated! I did think they could have meant some kind of tooling, but I can't spot any (not an expert in that anyway), and I'm not sure what the point would be? It's a solid GEF to my eyes and I don't believe there's a scarce variety someone is trying to mimic?
  12. Can anyone spot anything 'wrong' with this florin? I bought it from @Rob over 4 years ago, and it remains my nicest example of a gothic florin. At the time I was prone to sending some of my nicer coins to CGS (as was) for grading, attribution, etc. I'm not after another debate about the rights and wrongs of slabbing, or the goods and bads of CGS. It was rejected as 'altered' (no further explanation was forthcoming), but I'm damned if I can find anything awry with it!
  13. Trying to collect 1 example of a coronation model for each monarch Charles I to Victoria ('proper' monarchs only, not wives of kings!). Just James II, George III and Victoria to find. My latest (George II) arrived yesterday
  14. Me neither (well not in a grade/eye appeal I would share!) Just got the earlier IIII example, a keeper though ...