Friday Update – 15 January 2021

Editorial

Some very rare coins came in this week. Of particular interest is the Charles I Scottish six shilling piece. In the article on this unique coin, I have detailed how over 100 years of English history, from the battle of Bosworth Field, shaped its design.

Coin Quiz

The tie breaker auction results are in and the overall winner is announced.

If you didn’t get a chance to enter you can still have a go at the questions at Coin Quiz – Christmas 2020.

Winner

The overall winner is announced

Valuations and Identifications

In this week’s edition there are 10 new valuations including my Find of the Week and Runner Up.

Find of the Week

Ecgberht of Wessex Penny

A rare detecting find valued

Runner Up

Ancient British Silver Unit - Sussex Helmet

Ancient British Silver Unit

Sussex Helmet type, valued

Finds with a story

Charles I, Six shilling piece

The story of how over 100 years of English history shaped the design of this unique coin.

Auction Previews

As you will see from the Auction Calendar, there are some important auctions coming up in the next couple of weeks.

DNW – Coins Medal and Militaria

2 February 2021

Includes British, Irish and Roman Coins

Other Auctions

A reminder that I have 3 other previews for auctions taking place in the next few day. The latter two have rare coins, expected to reach £100k plus.

17 January: Sir Rodney Sweetnam Collection of English Gold Coins

19 January: CNG – Triton XXIV

21 January: North Yorkshire Moors

Auction Results

Frank Viles Collection of Sixpences

Lot 3676, Edward VI Sixpence

Some surprise results in this auction

Previous Website Updates

You can find previous website updates in News

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Help with the next edition

Please help me with next week’s edition. If you would like a coin identified or valued then please see my free online coin valuation service.

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