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The Dexter Collection of Crowns

Henry VIII (1509-1547) Crown of the Double Rose

Ref 35/C1Price £4,850.00

Wt. 3.70g., Second Coinage, 1509-1526, Tower, i.m. rose, crowned rose dividing crowned H K (Henry and Katherine of Aragon) HENRIC VIII RVTILANS ROSA SINE SPIA, rev. shield crowned, DEI G R AGL Z FRANC DNS HIBERNIE, gothic letters and saltire stops both sides, Whitton (i); N.1788; S.2273; cf. Schneider 581 , some weakness in the legends, with some bloom,
good VF

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Edward VI, coinage in the name of Henry VIII , 1547-51 Crown of the Double Rose

Ref 35/C3Price £2,850.00

Wt. 3.09g., First period, 1544-1547, TOWER, i.m. arrow, crowned rose dividing crowned H R, HENRIC 8 RVTILA ROS SIN SPI, rev. shield crowned dividing HR, DEI GRA AGL FRA Z HIB REX HIBERNIE, Roman letters and lozenge stops both sides, Whitton p.180, normal type; N.1867; S.2395; Schneider 649, edge a little ragged, as made, some areas double struck, otherwise for issue,
Ex. Bisham Abbey hoard, Spink Numismatic Circular, 1975, no. 3363.
VF

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James I (1603-1625) Britain Crown

Ref 35/C7Price £1,950.00

Wt. 2.26g., second coinage, i.m. castle, third bust, IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HI REX, rev. crowned shield, HENRICVS ROSAS REGNA IACOBVS, Schneider 50; N.2091; S.2625 , obverse two faint scratches, otherwise
good VF-EF

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James I (1603-1625) Crown

Ref 35/C10Price £2,000.00

Wt. 29.57g., third Coinage (1604-19), i.m. thistle, king on horseback right, rev. square garnished shield, BNJ 39, FRC VIII/XV; N.2120; S.2664, lightly toned,
almost VF/VF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C13Price £1,375.00

Wt. 2.21g., group B/C mule, bust 3, i.m. plume over heart/plume, CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, reads PROTEGIT, Schneider II, 238 (same dies); N.2184; S.2713A, some bloom,
a bold VF/good VF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C14Price £1,375.00

Wt. 2.22g., group C, i.m. plume, third bust, bust 4, CAROLVS D G MA BR F ET HI REX, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, reads PROTEGIT, Schneider II, 240; JGB 204; N.2183; S.2714, irregular flan, and double struck in places, red toning,
almost VF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C17Price £1,650.00

Wt. 2.21g., group E, i.m. anchor (flukes to right on obv.), small 'Aberystwyth' bust, CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, reads PROTEGIT, Schneider II, 264; JGB 227; N.2188; S.2717, rare,
VF

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James II (1685-1688) Crown

Ref 35/C40Price £3,150.00

1686, first laureate and draped bust left, no stops, rev. crowned cruciform shields, edge SECVNDO, ESC 741 (77); S.3406, rare in this grade,
Ex. Rasmussen List 7, no. C248 and Norweb collection, Part 4, Spink Auction 59, 17 Jume 1987, lot 1494.
good VF

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William III (1694-1702) Crown

Ref 35/C44Price £4,000.00

1695, first laureate and draped bust right, rev. crowned cruciform shields, Lion of Nassau in centre, eight strings to harp, edge SEPTIMO, ESC 991 (87); S.3470, a lovely example, well struck, mint bloom, attractively toned, about as struck,
practically unc

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William III (1694-1702) Crown

Ref 35/C47Price £1,100.00

1696, first bust right, rev. crowned cruciform shield, edge OCTAVO, ESC 995 (89); S.3470 , surface marks below bust, toned,
practically EF

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William III (1694-1702) Crown

Ref 35/C49Price £750.00

1696 6 over 5, similar, edge OCTAVO, ESC 996 (89A); S.3470, once lightly cleaned,
good VF

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William III (1694-1702) Crown

Ref 35/C50Price £6,000.00

1700, third bust right, rev. third harp, edge DVODECIMO, ESC 1010 (97); S.3474, a magnificent example, sharply struck, beautifully toned,
Ex. E D J Van Roekel collection, Spink 156, 15 November 2001 (156).
unc

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Anne (1702-1714) Crown

Ref 35/C51Price £1,675.00

1703, VIGO, first bust, rev. pre-union cruciform shields, edge TERTIO, ESC 1340 (99); S.3576 , surface striking flaw on reverse, once cleaned, artificially toned, otherwise
almost EF

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George I (1714-1727) Crown

Ref 35/C54Price £6,500.00

1723, draped laureate bust right, rev. rev. crowned cruciform shields, now incorporating the arms of Hanover, SSC (South Sea Company) in angles, edge DECIMO, ESC 1545 (114); S.3640, pleasantly toned, with bloom,
EF

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George II (1727-1760) Crown

Ref 35/C58Price £4,500.00

1743, old bust laureate bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, Garter star in centre, roses in angles, edge DECIMO SEPTIMO, ESC 1667 (124); 3688, attractive peripheral toning,
good EF

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George II (1727-1760) Crown

Ref 35/C59Price £4,875.00

1746, LIMA, old bust laureate bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, Garter star in centre, roses in angles, edge D.NONO, ESC 1668 (125); S.3689, , practically as struck, lightly haymarked, attractively toned,
Ex. Rasmussen List 33 (99).
EF

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George II (1727-1760) Crown

Ref 35/C60Price £4,250.00

1750, old laureate and draped bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, Garter star in centre, plain in angles, edge QVARTO, ESC 1670 (127); S.3690, attractively toned,
EF

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George II (1727-1760) Crown

Ref 35/C61Price £9,750.00

1751, old laureate and draped bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, Garter star in centre, plain in angles, edge V.QVARTO, ESC 1671 [R] (128); S.3690 , a magnificent example, superbly toned, a little mottled on reverse, rare in this exceptional grade,
Purchased Baldwin 1943, £2.15/-.
practically as struck

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George III (1760-1820) Bank of England Issue Proof Bank of England Dollar

Ref 35/C63Price £2,000.00

1804, laureate and draped bust right, : C . H . K on truncation, leaf to upright of E, rev. Britannia seated left, within Garter, K in relief under shield, date below, ESC 1926 [R](145) dies A/2; L&S 54; S.3768, a few surface marks, attractively toned, reflective fields,
good EF

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George III (1760-1820) New Coinage Crown

Ref 35/C64Price £1,425.00

1818, laureate head right, rev. St George and the dragon, edge LVIII, ESC 2005 (211); S.3787, some tiny digs at back of neck, richly toned, with proof-like fields,
good EF

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George III (1760-1820) New Coinage Crown

Ref 35/C66Price £1,750.00

1819, with date crudely re-engraved, bust right, rev. St George and dragon, edge year LIX, ESC 2010 (215); S.3787, small ding on forehead, steel blue toning, proof-like fields,
good EF

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George III (1760-1820) New Coinage Crown

Ref 35/C69Price £2,500.00

1820, laureate head right, date below, rev. St George and the dragon, edge, LX, ESC 2016 (219); S.3787, a pleasing example, a few faint marks, reverse proof-like, rare thus,
practically unc

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George IV (1820-1830) Crown

Ref 35/C71Price £2,500.00

1821, laureate head left, rev. St. George and dragon, date in exergue, WWP under broken lance, inverted, ESC 2311 (246A) [R]; S.3805, attractively toned,
Ex. Alan Barr Part 2, Rasmussen List 7 (292) and Dr D Rees-Jones, Spink Auctions 117, 19 November 1996 (216).
good EF

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George IV (1820-1830) Crown

Ref 35/C72Price £2,250.00

1821, laureate head left, rev. St. George and dragon, date in exergue, WWP under broken lance, inverted, ESC 2311 (246A) [R]; S.3805, richly toned,
good EF

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Victoria (1837-1901) Crown

Ref 35/C74Price £1,450.00

1844, young head left, rev. crowned shield within wreath, edge VIII, cinquefoils are stops, ESC 2562 (281); S.3882, surface marks, mint bloom, attractively toned,
EF

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Victoria (1837-1901) Crown

Ref 35/C91Price £475.00

1897, old head left, rev. St George and dragon, edge LX, ESC 2602 (312); S.3937, nicely toned,
good EF - unc

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Victoria (1837-1901) Crown

Ref 35/C92Price £575.00

1897, old head left, rev. St George and dragon, edge LXI, ESC 2603 (313); S.3937, lightly toned,
unc

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Charles II (1660-1685) Milled Coinage Crown

Ref 35/C29Price £250.00

1662, laureate bust right, no rose below, cloak frosted, curl on neck, extra curl below C, eleven strings to harp, edge inscribed, ESC 350 [R5](20A); S.3353, very rare,
F

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Charles II (1660-1685) Milled Coinage Crown

Ref 35/C32Price £375.00

1671, second laureate bust right, rev. ten strings to harp, T of ET over R, edge V.TERTIO, ESC 383 [R4] (42A); S.3357 , very rare,
Ex. Dix Noon & Webb 47, 8th September 2000 (139) Rasmussen List 9, #C561.
F

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James II (1685-1688) Crown

Ref 35/C41Price £285.00

1687, second laureate, draped bust left, rev. crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to harp, edge TERTIO, ESC 743 (78); S.3407
F

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William III (1694-1702) Crown

Ref 35/C46Price £400.00

1695, similar, edge OCTAVO, V is an inverted A, cf. ESC 991 (87); S.3470,
F

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Anne (1702-1714) Crown

Ref 35/C53Price £400.00

1707-E (Edinburgh), second bust, rev. post-union shields, plain in angles, edge SEXTO, ESC 1351 (103); S.3600, some light adjustment marks,
good F

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Henry VIII (1509-1547) Crown of the Double Rose

Ref 35/C2Price £3,250.00

Wt. 2.97g., Third Coinage, 1544-1547, TOWER, i.m. annulet with pellet, crowned rose dividing crowned H R, HENRIC 8 RVTILA ROSA SINE SPIN, rev. shield crowned dividing HR, DI GRA AGLI FRANC Z HIBE REX HIBERNIE, gothic letters and slipped trefoil stops both sides, Whitton (3) variant; N.1834; S.2305; cf. Schneider 634
Ex. Spink Numismatic Circular, August 2000, no. 3034.
VF

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Edward VI (1547-1553) Crown

Ref 35/C4Price £4,950.00

Wt. 30.94g., third period, fine silver issue, 1551, i.m. Y, king on horseback right, date below, rev. shield on long cross fourchée, Lingford dies B-20; N.1933; S.2478 , light edge striking flaw, a good horseman, a bold
Ex. Glendining, 10 January 1991 (787).
VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Crown

Ref 35/C5Price £9,500.00

Wt. 29.63g., seventh issue, 1601, bust 9A, crowned bust holding orb and sceptre left, rev., long cross fourchée over square garnished shield, Brown & Comber 9A; Cooper dies D-6; N.2012; S.2582 , toned, with an excellent detailed portrait,
good VF

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James I (1603-1625) Britain Crown

Ref 35/C6Price £3,250.00

Wt. 2.46g., second coinage, crowned first bust right, i.m. rose, IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX, rev. crowned shield, HENRICVS ROSAS REGNA IACOBVS, Schneider 45; N.2090; S.2624 , a pleasing, neat round example, with mint bloom,
EF

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James I (1603-1625) Crown

Ref 35/C8Price £6,000.00

Wt. 29.92g., first coinage, i.m. thistle, horseman on horseback right, rev. square garnished shield, BNJ 39,FRC I/I; N.2070; S.2643 , pleasantly toned, this die pairing very rare,
Ex. J F H Checkley collection, Glendining, 10 February, 1965 (39)(£260)
a bold VF

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James I (1603-1625) Crown

Ref 35/C9Price £2,750.00

Wt. 29.77g., second coinage, i.m. escallop, king on horseback right, rev. square garnished shield, BNJ 39, FRC VI/XI; N.2097; S.2652, very rare initial mark,
almost VF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C11Price £1,975.00

Wt. 2.21g., group A, bust 1, i.m. lis, crowned bust left, CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HI REX, rev. crowned square shaped shield, CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROEGIT, Schneider II, 221; JGB 184; N.2179; S.2710, , strong portrait, weakly struck on king's name and corresponding area on reverse, otherwise practically
EF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C12Price £1,750.00

Wt. 2.25g., group B, bust 3, i.m. anchor upright both sides, CAROLVS D G MA BR F ET HI REX, rev. crowned square topped shield, reads PROTEGIT, Schneider II, 229; cf JGB 195; N.2182; S.2712 , a full coin, a bold
good VF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C15Price £2,450.00

Wt. 2.26g., group D, i.m. tun, fourth bust, bust 5, CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, reads PROTEGIT, Schneider II, 248 (same dies); JGB 212; N.2185; S.2715, an attractive example, struck on a large full round flan,
EF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Gold Crown

Ref 35/C16Price £2,750.00

Wt. 2.26g., (under Parliament), group D, i.m. (P), fourth bust, bust 5, CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, reads PROTEGIT, Schneider II, 256; JGB 221 (this coin); N.2185; S.2716, a pleasing specimen and very rare,
Ex. R C Lockett, Glendining, 6 November 1958 (3380) and J G Brooker collection, dispersed by Spink.
EF

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Charles I (1625-1649) Tower Mint Crown

Ref 35/C18Price £3,850.00

Wt. 30.25g., Tower mint under Parliament, Group IV, type 4, i.m. sun, fourth horseman, king riding on foreshortened horse left, rev. oval garnished shield, FRC XXIV/XXXVIII, JGB 273 (same dies); N.2198; S.2761, a pleasing example, obverse, two old minor edge knocks,
VF/good VF

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Charles I Briot's Coinage 1631-1639 Crown

Ref 35/C19Price £5,500.00

Wt. 29.87g., first milled issue, i.m. flower and B/B, king on horseback left, ground-line below, rev. oval garnished shield with large crown above, crowned C R at sides, JGB 714; N.2298; S.2852 , two faint scratches below horse, otherwise
a bold VF/good VF

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Charles I Oxford Mint 1642-1646 Crown

Ref 35/C20Price £4,950.00

Wt. 29.71g., Oxford mint, 1643, no i.m., Shrewsbury horseman left, Shrewsbury plume behind, rev. three Oxford plumes over declaration, Morr.A-2; JGB 870 (same dies); N.2405; S.2946A , rare, a pleasing
Ex. Dr D Rees- Jones collection, Spink Auction 117, 19 November 1996 (28).
VF

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Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Crown

Ref 35/C21Price £2,500.00

Wt. 28.45g., Exeter mint, no date, m.m. rose, king on horseback left, his sash tied in a bow, rev. oval garnished shield, Besley C3; N.2532; S.3055 , irregular large flan, some minor edge striking cracks, nicely toned,
good VF

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Charles I Exeter Mint 1643-1646 Crown

Ref 35/C22Price £4,850.00

Wt. 28.08g.,Exeter mint, 1645, i.m. rose/Ex., king seated on horseback left, sash tied in large bow, rev. oval garnished shield, date to left of Ex., Besley 16; N.2558; S.3059 , edge striking crack, steel blue toning, a superb example, practically as struck
Ex. Dr. D Rees -Jones collection, Spink Auction 117, 19 November 1996, lot 36.
EF

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Charles I Truro Mint (1642-3) Crown

Ref 35/C23Price £2,250.00

Wt. 29.14g., no date, i.m. rose, king on horseback left, his sash with two loose ends extended, rev. oval garnished shield, Besly A1; JGB 1008-1009; N.2531; S.3045, faint surface striking flaw across king's face, and an old scratch from horse's nose to foreleg, a nice round specimen,
VF or better

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Commonwealth (1649-1660) Crown

Ref 35/C24Price £21,250.00

Wt. 30.01g., 1652, normal 2, i.m sun, shield within wreath, rev. value over shields of England and Ireland, ESC 4; S.321, an exceptional example, on full round flan, attractively toned, with reflective fields, rare thus,
Ex. Norweb Collection, part 4, Spink, 17 June 1987, lot 1455. Equal to the recently sold Dr. Erik Miller example.
EF

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Oliver Cromwell Crown

Ref 35/C25Price £8,500.00

1658 8 over 7, by Thomas Simon, laureate, draped bust left, rev. crowned shield of the Protectorate, date above, edge inscribed, ESC 10 (240); S.3228, example with late die flaw, partially tooled out, attractively toned,
EF

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