Valuations

Valuations

To see all my valuations, please look at my Valuations Archive.  If you would like your item valued, identified or just would like to know a bit more about it, please read about my Valuation Service. Also, if you have found something interesting and would like to share the find, please contact me.  

Recent valuations

Most recent valuation are on the Front Page

stater

Gold stater of the Regni and Atrebates

Matthew Groves sent in the images of this find the day after it was unearthed on the 7th of April.

Northumbrian silver sceat of Eadberht

Northumbrian silver sceat of Eadberht

This coin came in from a detectorist named Richard. I was asked to identify the coin and provide a valuation

20 pence piece of Charles I

20 pence piece of Charles I

Paul Marland asked for my opinion on this Scottish hammered silver coin. It’s the second 20 pence piece of Charles

grosso of Pope Clement X

Grosso of Pope Clement X

I’ve seen lots of foreign milled silver coins that have been unearthed by detectorists but never one like the 19mm

Charles I Scottish 20 pence piece

Charles I Scottish 20 pence piece

A detectorist signing himself as Steve said this hammered silver coin was found in Cumbria. Steve asked for further details,

Billon follis of Constantine I

Billon follis of Constantine I

Derek Henderson said he unearthed this small Roman coin whilst he was detecting in Lincoln. He said it measures 17mm

Posthumous Irish Groat of Henry VIII

Posthumous Irish Groat of Henry VIII

Christopher Thornton asked for a valuation on the Irish hammered silver coin pictured here. On the obverse is the old

Stater of the Corieltavi

Stater of the Corieltavi

Ian Briggs sent in the images of this coin, which was found on one of Ian’s sites by Ellis Hargreaves.

Farthing of Alexander III

Farthing of Alexander III

The finder of this coin asked to remain anonymous. He wasn’t sure of the denomination but said the coin was

Durham mint penny of Edward IV

Durham mint penny of Edward IV

Colin Smith asked for a full ID and a valuation on this hammered silver coin in order to pass on

William III sixpence

William III sixpence

Leon Boulton said this coin was unearthed from a depth of 6 inches in a wet pasture field. It’s a

Groat of Edward IV

Groat of Edward IV

The detectorist who unearthed this hammered silver coin, John Earley, asked me to let him have a valuation on his

groat of henry VII

London groats of Henry VII

Here are two hammered silver coins, both of which were sent in by Mark Milner. I was told that they

Demi Sterling of Edward III

Demi Sterling of Edward III

This is another coin from the group that came in from Ray Kyte. The coins were all found 50 years

Sixpence of Elizabeth I

Sixpence of Elizabeth I

This hammered silver coin is a recent find from Cumbria. The finder, Fred Rattray, asked for full details. The coin

One Shilling Token of Marlborough Old Bank

One Shilling Token of Marlborough Old Bank

This find came in from Mike Ruczynski. It’s a silver token and Mike said he wasn’t sure if it was

Denarius of Nero

Denarius of Nero

This coin was found a few months since by Richard Ward and it has been reported with the Portable Antiquities

Tealby type penny of Henry II

Tealby type penny of Henry II

Alex Hilton told me that he unearthed this coin last week on a site a few miles from Thirsk (Yorkshire).

Noble of Henry V

Noble of Henry V

The detectorist who unearthed this hammered gold con wished to remain anonymous but asked if I could let him have

Gold quarter stater of the Catuvellauni

Gold quarter stater of the Catuvellauni

Justin Hayes said this coin was unearthed during 1996 and he wondered what it might be worth in 2024. The

Valuations with a story

Valuations which include a historical background or a related story

The story of Henry Murdac – a penny of Stephen

The story of Henry Murdac, Archbishop of York, and this very rare cut halfpenny issued by him

Fourree - Tiberius

Roman Fourrees

Roman fourrees are plated versions of Roman coins, some struck from official dies and others forgeries

From Henry VII to a unique Charles I coin

How over 100 years of English history shaped the design of this unique coin.

Merovingian gold Tremissis coin portraying king bubba

Merovingian Tremissis

The valuation of a rare and important Tremissis.

Plus the history of the Merovingians empire and their coinage.

Scottish Penny of Alexander III

Alexander III Penny

Includes the story of the Brussels Hoard.

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