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

George I shilling

George I shilling

Leon Boulton said this coin was retrieved from a depth of 8 inches in a pasture field. It’s an early

Victorian half sovereign

Victorian half sovereign

Nick Moulson asked for a valuation on the Victorian half sovereign pictured here. The coin is dated 1885 on the

Denarius of Caligula

Denarius of Caligula

This is the second coin sent in this week by an anonymous finder. It will have been made quite close

sceatta

Anglo-Saxon silver sceatta Series W

This coin was unearthed from a pasture field in Dorset by Keith Brown on the 26th of this month. Keith

penny of offa

Penny of Offa of Mercia

Robert Wittingham said he found the coin pictured here on one of his permissions. I was asked to provide a

George III halfpenny

George III halfpenny forgery

David Walker said this coin was found with three others above a sash window he was taking out. The others

Durham mint penny of Edward IV

Durham mint penny of Edward IV

This coin was found very recently by a detectorist we know as Steve. I was asked to provide a full

Barbarous Radiate of Tetricus I

Barbarous Radiate of Tetricus I

Mike Ruczynski said this 17mm in diameter base metal Roman coin turned up on the 11th of June.  After examining

Penny of Elizabeth I

Penny of Elizabeth I

Geoff Morris believed this coin was a penny of Elizabeth I but asked for more information and a valuation. Geoff

Elizabeth I threepence piece

Elizabeth I threepence piece

Rob Warwick described this 19mm in diameter hammered silver coin as being one of his better looking finds dating from

Half sovereign of Queen Victoria

Half sovereign of Queen Victoria

A detectorist we know as Steve unearthed this gold coin on a site somewhere in Cumbria. He has a 50-50

Ancient British silver minim of the Regni and Atrebates

Ancient British silver minim of the Regni and Atrebates

Mike Ruczynski said this silver coin was unearthed by his brother John on the 25th of this month. I was

London halfpenny of Henry VIII

London halfpenny of Henry VIII

This is the second hammered silver coin to come in this week from Robert Knight. The first was Irish but

Irish penny of Edward I

Irish penny of Edward I

This is the first of two hammered silver coins that came in from Robert Knight with a request for valuations.

Penny of Alexander III

Penny of Alexander III

Steve de Grey said this hammered silver coin was unearthed during an organised dig in Warwickshire. Steve assumed it was

sterling of jean II

Continental Sterling of Jean II D’Avesnes

A detectorist named Aneta sent in the images of this coin and asked for a full ID and a valuation

Denarius of Mn. Fonteius

Denarius of Mn. Fonteius

This Roman silver coin was recently unearthed by Martin Depear, who asked for a full ID and a valuation. Martin’s

Quarter noble of Edward IV

Quarter noble of Edward III

The finder of this hammered gold coin asked to remain anonymous. It was unearthed from an arable field in Gloucestershire

Billon follis of Constantine the Great

Billon follis of Constantine the Great

Rob Warwick said he found this Roman coin a few years since. He asked if I could let him have

sixpence of George II

Sixpence of George II

The images of this 20mm diameter silver coin came in from John Hall, who wanted to know what it might

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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