06-06-2017 – 01-01-1970
British hammered and milled coins at Davissons
E-Auction 20 from Davissons Ltd, featuring 179 lots of ancient Greek and Roman, and British hammered and milled coins, tokens, and medals is currently available for bidding. This auction has no buyer’s fees. It closes June 7th 2017 starting at 10 AM CDT.
Lot 6: United States. Abraham Lincoln. AV token. PCGS MS62. Estimate: 400 USD.
The auction includes a few gold pieces, including some appealing U.S. lots.
Lot 14: Thessaly. Larissa. Drachm. Good Very Fine. Ex BCD. Estimate: 1,000 USD.
The ancient section presents a wide range of Greek and Roman, with an effort made to select items that are both attractive and affordable.
Lot 61: Edward the Confessor. AR penny. Expanding cross type. Canterbury. Good Very Fine. Estimate: 500 USD.
Along with Greek and Roman, Davissons specializes in British hammered and milled. This sale includes quality English hammered ranging from Anglo Saxon to Stuart, followed by copper halfpennies from the Robinson collection including several rare overdates, and a short run of Maundy sets.
Lot 124: Thirteenth Century Britain. Pewter token. Pascal lamb. Near Extremely Fine. Estimate: 350 USD.
The British token section includes pieces from the 13th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
Lot 175: Sweden. The Battle of Breitenfeld. Gilded silver medal. Extremely fine. Estimate: 900 USD.
The sale concludes with a small run of Russian coins from the doomed reign of Nicholas II, some “raw” early US type, and, finally, some fascinating medals marking coronations and a beautiful work of medalist’s art from the Thirty Year’s War.
Browse through the online catalogue for the E-Auction here.