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  1. Matteo95

    Help With Denarius Identification

    Unfortunately, the conservation is quite poor however it could be the following one according to what I can read: Obv: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IIII - laureate head right Rev: SECVRITAS PVBLICA - Securitas seated left, holding globe in right hand References: RIC 56
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    Ed I penny Bristol

    Hi all After a period of abstinence from English coins (thanks to Brexit) I've finally found a nice penny to buy from a French dealer. Edward I , Penny from Bristol. I have just some doubts on the proper class, I would say 2b but I am not 100% sure...I hope you can help me
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    Ed I penny Bristol

    Perfect ! Thanks Stu .
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    Ed I penny Bristol

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    Gadoury auction 16th April

    This is an interesting auction with some tokens I would like to bid on, but shipping costs are quite important ... I live around 180 Km far from Monaco, and pay 25 € seems to be quite unfair.
  6. It seems to me to read Henric' ...
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    1864 Queen Victoria shilling

    I think that it's just the result of a slight shift during the struck procedure, in fact also the ": F" have the same feature
  8. I report this new publication about the Italian coins in the British Museum that maybe can be of your interest to. The Italian Coins in the British Museum - Volume 1: South Italy | Edizionidandrea
  9. I am curious to see the catalog of the Tony Abramson Collection of Dark Age Coinage, do you know if the auction has been postponed?
  10. Maybe a dealer who was offering on commissions
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    Help ID Scottish coin

    Hi all, Any help for this coin would be very appreciated, unfortunately I don't own any book on the subject. Thanks The material seems to be silver Weight: 1.54g Diameter: 20 mm
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    Help ID Scottish coin

    Thank you Paddy I guess you're right, I thought that price could be high too ... Even if it seems that the coins was sold (but they are a great dealer). In any case the date 1603 seems to be quite hard to find compared to the 1601 and 1602. I tried to see on the traditional online archives like acsearch or sixbid's archive and I found just an other 1603 quarter merk sold by DNW with two 1/8 merk 1062 in 2017.
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    Help ID Scottish coin

    Thanks you Rob ! You have been of great help, alone I would not have classified it. It is seems to be a scarce date https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vcoins.com/en/stores/sovereign_rarities/263/product/scotland_james_vi_1603_quarter_merk_extremely_rare_date/1095141/amp.aspx
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    Help ID Scottish coin

    The date should be 1603 or maybe 1605.
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    Edward VIII penny for sale

    You know their market better than me so I guess you're right ... I think that probably today both coins could be sold to a higher amount due to the fact that the numismatic market has grown a lot during last years and even months.
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    Edward VIII penny for sale

    I guess that after the sovereign sold by the RM to a private collector for the "modest sum" of 1 million, the price of this penny could rise subsequently.
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    Henry III penny

    Hi all, I've recently found in a lot of coins bought at auction this nice penny. I would classify it as a Henry III penny , class 3b (mm 3) , Canterbury monneyer Nicole. Weight 1.47 g. Do you agree ? Thanks
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    Recent aquisitions

    Italy Carlo Emanuele III Coinage for the Sardinia Half Reale 1769
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    Henry Vi farting?

    I think that a comparison with the image of the coin sold at auction could be quite clear. The pellets shape and their distribution in the inner circles are quite different as well as the shape of some letters, see the S for example.
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    Henry Vi farting?

    I would go for a fake . The dies seem to be engraved and not produced with the use of punches
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    Bu 2021 sovereign

    Absolutely. They have discovered this new business and now they are maximizing it .. the problem is that many of these new sovereigns are bought for speculative purpose In any case, just to be precise this is still a 2020 dated emission , for the 2021 it has been announced the proof one https://www.royalmint.com/sovereign/2021/the-sovereign-2021/
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    Elizabeth Half Groat on CCF.

    Also, the V of CIVITAS seems to be an A upside down
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    Flatbed scanners

    last year I bought a cheap digital microscope on amazon ... at first, I was quite disappointed but then I started to get better results and now I use it very often, especially on small coins. Here an example ( diameter is 12 mm)
  24. here the lot 141 description In any case During the 1960s and 1970s material from the celebrated Archbishop Sharp Collection was sold through the agency of dealers A.H. Baldwin & Sons, and Owen Parsons of Gloucester. There were auctions of Continental Coins (Sotheby & Co., 14 March 1966) and the particularly important English Coins and Medals Charles I – Anne (and Colonial Coins) held by Glendining & Co., 5 October 1977.
  25. First of all, congratulations for your penny .. I really like it. If I remember right a first part of the Sharp collection was sold in a older auction , when I came back to home I check it.