Jump to content
British Coin Forum - Predecimal.com

50 Years of RotographicCoinpublications.com A Rotographic Imprint. Price guide reference book publishers since 1959. Lots of books on coins, banknotes and medals. Please visit and like Coin Publications on Facebook for offers and updates.

Coin Publications on Facebook


The current range of books. Click the image above to see them on Amazon (printed and Kindle format). More info on coinpublications.com

predecimal.comPredecimal.com. One of the most popular websites on British pre-decimal coins, with hundreds of coins for sale, advice for beginners and interesting information.


Unidentified Variety
  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


jacobvs last won the day on July 10

jacobvs had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

2 Neutral

About jacobvs

  • Rank

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. jacobvs

    Silver Penny ID Confirmation

    Hi Rob, Many thanks indeed. This was the other potential fit that came up when I was searching. You did well to make anything of the legends, although once one knows what to look for it does become a bit clearer - I believe I can make out the DVB now! I can follow up with some more research now. Thanks again, James
  2. Hi, I was hoping that someone would be able to confirm my tentative ID of the attached coin. It's been fairly heavily clipped and weighs 0.6g. Max diameter is 14.4mm. Although I can't read any of the legends, I believe it might be a penny of Richard II, Canterbury mint using locally produced dies?? There are two clear pellets by the king's shoulders, and nothing else as far as I can see on his breast, which is not as distinct here as other varieties I've seen. On the reverse the long cross appears to continue through the quatrefoil lobes at its centre. North lists six groups for these with different legends (Vol.II, 1330), but I don't know what a 'group' is or what it means in terms of the coin's overall design? Any help would be much appreciated. Best regards, James