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

Groat of Philip and Mary

Groat of Philip and Mary

Eric Weinrabe said he has recently been on a roll, as is exemplified by the coin pictured here. It’s a

voided long cross penny of Henry III

Voided long cross penny of Henry III

This hammered silver coin was unearthed by Glyn Peak from a pasture field on the 5th of June. Glyn asked

Half guinea of George III

Half guinea of George III

This milled gold coin was sent in by Peter Vernon, who asked if I would provide a valuation on it.

Gold angel of Henry VII

Gold angel of Henry VII

Images of this coin came in from Martin Depear and it is a very recent find. As far as I

"Double inscription" cut halfpenny of Henry I

“Double inscription” cut halfpenny of Henry I

This cut halfpenny is one coin from a group of detecting finds sent in by Gareth Holloway. Instead of being

threehalfpence piece of Elizabeth I

Threehalfpence piece of Elizabeth I

Peter Vernon sent in this coin on behalf of a colleague, who had asked if he could have a valuation

the United East India Company

One pice piece of the United East India Company

This hammered copper coin has been in the possession of Ron Lee for some time. It’s not a detecting find

Lenox type farthing of James I

Colin Barton said he found this coin many years since. It’s a Lenox type farthing of James I and he

Penny of Edward I

Penny of Edward I

The finder of this hammered silver coin, Glyn Peak, asked if I could let him have a valuation on it. 

penny of richard i

Penny of Richard I

Michael Richardson asked if I could identify this coin for him. It’s a voided short cross penny, which is a

Quarter angel of Elizabeth I

Quarter angel of Elizabeth I

Peter Vernon sent in the images of this coin but the finder is one of his detecting colleagues. It  is

quatrefoil type penny of Cnut

Quatrefoil type penny of Cnut

The finder of this coin, Michael Richardson, had already identified it but he asked if I could let him have

one reale piece of Charles II of Spain

One reale piece of Charles II of Spain

Over the years detectorists have unearthed a very wide range of foreign coins, most of which will have circulated in

Cut halfpenny of Henry II

Cut halfpenny of Henry II

Martin Arnold sent in the illustrations of this hammered silver cut halfpenny. It’s an example of the cross and crosslets

London groat of Edward IV

London groat of Edward IV

Chas Gillard asked for a full ID and a valuation on this hammered silver coin, which is a London groat

Shilling of Elizabeth I

Shilling of Elizabeth I

This coin was recently unearthed in Devon by James Amato, who wanted a valuation in order to give half to

sixpence of Elizabeth

Sixpence of Elizabeth

Peter Vernon sent in the images of this find but it was found by a detecting colleague, who wanted a

Sixpence of Charles I

Sixpence of Charles I

Stephen Palmer said that after a whole day in a field with nothing to show for it he decided to

Halfpenny of Edward IV

Halfpenny of Edward IV

This coin came in from a detectorist who signed himself as Wayne. It looks to be massive but is actually

Sussex Helmet type Ancient British Silver Unit

Sussex Helmet type Ancient British Silver Unit

Last week we featured an Ancient British silver unit, which had been found by Mike Ruczynski. The coin was an

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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