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The Broadstone Collection of Halfcrowns

Edward VI (1547-1553) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C1Price £2,500.00

Wt. 15.36g., Tower mint, third period, 1551, i.m. Y, king on walking horse with plume, date below, rev. long cross fourchée over shield, N.1934; S.2479, attractively toned,
a bold VF

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C3Price £3,500.00

Wt. 14.73g., sixth issue, i.m. 1, crowned bust left, holding orb and sceptre, rev. long cross fourchée over shield, N.2017; S.2580, good portrait,
a bold VF

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James I (1603-1625) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C4Price £1,450.00

Wt. 14.72g., third coinage, i.m. trefoil ?, king crowned and in armour holding sword, on horseback walking right, groundline below, rev. square garnished shield, N.2122; S.2666, weakly struck in places, but with extremely fine detail, richly toned
a bold VF

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George I (1714-1727) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C23Price £1,800.00

1715, laureate and draped bust right, rev. crowned cruciform shields, now incorporating the arms of Hanover, roses and plumes in angles, edge SECVNDO, ESC 1550 [R] (587); S.3642, perhaps once cleaned, now toned,
good VF/EF

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George II (1727-1760) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C25Price £400.00

1739, young laureate bust left, rev. roses in angles, edge DVODECIMO, inverted N's in ANNO, ESC 1679 (600); S.3693, once cleaned, lightly toned,
a bold VF

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George II (1727-1760) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C26Price £1,875.00

1745, old bust, LIMA below, rev. plain in angles, edge D.NONO, ESC 1687(605); S.3695, practically as struck, flawless reflective fields, with lovely peripheral toning,
good EF - unc

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George II (1727-1760) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C27Price £675.00

1746, old bust, LIMA below bust, edge D. NONO, ESC 1688 (606); S.3695A, lightly "dipped", otherwise lustrous,
EF

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George III (1760-1820) Emergency Issue Half Dollar

Ref 37/C28Price £750.00

Oval countermarked, Bolivia, Charles III, 4 Reales, 1788, PR, Potosi mint, ESC 1880 R2[611]; S.3767, once cleaned, rare, coin VF, countermark
EF

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George III (1760-1820) New Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C30Price £675.00

1817, small head right, rev. crowned shield within Garter, ESC 2096 (618); S.3789, a few light surface handling marks, lightly toned,
practically unc

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George III (1760-1820) New Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C31Price £675.00

1818, similar, ESC 2099 (621); S.3789, lightly toned,
good EF

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George IV (1820-1830) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C32Price £150.00

1820, first laureate head left, rev. crowned garnished shield, ESC 2357 (628); S.3807, once polished,
good VF

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George IV (1820-1830) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C33Price £150.00

1821, type A/1, simila,; ESC 2396 (1247); S.3810, once polished,
good VF

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Victoria (1837-1901) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C38Price £485.00

1845 5 over 3, type A4 young head, ESC 2723 (679) [R]; S.3888, cleaned, obverse brushed, otherwise
almost EF

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Victoria (1837-1901) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C39Price £200.00

1889, "Jubilee" type, ESC 2774 (722); S.3924, attractively toned,
good EF-unc

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Victoria (1837-1901) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C40Price £300.00

1897, old bust, ESC 2783 (731); S.3938, a flawless example, lightly toned,
unc

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Edward VII (1901-1910) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C41Price £485.00

1904, bare head right, ESC 749 [R]; S.3980, cleaned,
good VF/EF

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George V (1910-1936) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C43Price £245.00

1913, ESC 3172 [R] (760); S.4011, light scratches on neck, otherwise
practically unc

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George V (1910-1936) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C44Price £475.00

1930, ESC 3739 (779) [R2]; S.4037, lustrous, scarce date,
EF - unc

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Charles I (1625-1649) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C5Price £750.00

Wt.14.84g. type 1a3, king in armour on horseback with sword over shoulder, no rose on housing, no ground line below, reads MAG:BR:FR:ET:HI:, rev. long cross fourchée over garnished shield, Bull 24/Id-I; JGB 286; N.2202; S.2766, lightly double struck in legends, once cleaned, otherwise
good F-VF

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Charles I Briot's Coinage 1631-1639 Halfcrown

Ref 37/C6Price £7,500.00

Wt. 15.07g., second milled issue, i.m. anchor and B, king in armour on horseback left, pebbly ground below, rev. crowned oval garnished shield, with crowned C R at sides, lozenge stops, Bull 469; JGB 724 (same dies); N.2304; S.2858, very slight adjustment marks on obverse, an attractive dark even tone, scarce Ex List 8 Summer 2005 (158)
Ex. Rasmussen FPL 16 #60 and FPL 8 #158.An example only marginally better, recently sold for £11875 in Noonans, auction 277, Sanders Collection, 19 July 2023.
practically EF

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Charles I Oxford Mint 1642-1646 Halfcrown

Ref 37/C7Price £3,250.00

Wt. 15.07g., 1643, i.m. Oxford plume/-, Oxford horseman, no groundline, rev. three Oxford Plumes above Declaration, four pellets to left, date below, Morr. D-5; JGB -; Bull 601/5; N.2413; S.2954, faint old scratch parallel to left leg, with lovely old cabinet tone, rare
good VF

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Charles I Newark besieged (1645-6) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C8Price £2,975.00

Wt. 15.07g., 1646, large double-arched crown with jewelled between C R, value below, rev. OBS: NEWARK 1646, Hird 246 (same dies); N.2638; S.3140A, centrally struck,
VF

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Charles II (1660-1685) Milled Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C14Price £2,650.00

1676, fourth bust, retrograde 1, edge reads, V. OCTAVO, ESC 474 (478C); S.3367, attractively toned, pleasing,
practically EF

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Charles II (1660-1685) Milled Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C15Price £2,650.00

1677, fourth bust, edge VICESIMO NONO, ESC 475 (479); S.3367, attractively toned,
good VF/EF

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William and Mary (1689-1694) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C17Price £875.00

1689, first conjoined busts right, rev. first crowned shield, now incorporating the arms of Nassau, caul frosted, plain interior with pearls, edge PRIMO, ESC 831 (505); S.3434, old cabinet toning,
a bold VF reverse better

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William and Mary (1689-1694) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C19Price £1,500.00

1693, second busts right, rev. crowned cruciform shields, WM monogram in angles, edge QVINTO, ESC 860 (519); S.3436, once cleaned, otherwise
good VF

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William III (1694-1702) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C20Price £600.00

1698, first bust right, rev. modified large crowned cruciform shields, edge DECIMO, ESC 1033 (554); S.3494, considerable surface handling marks, therefore
almost EF

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George III (1760-1820) New Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C29Price £600.00

1817, type A, "Bull head", rev. crowned shield within Garter, ESC 2090 (616); S.3788, lighty toned,
practically unc

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George IV (1820-1830) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C34Price £575.00

1820 or 1821, error and obverse brockage, centrally struck, edge grained, , unusual, rare
F

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William IV (1830-1837) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C36Price £600.00

1834, type B, head rigt, rev. crowned garnished shield, W.W. in script, ESC 2478 (662); S.3834A, once cleaned, some bag marks, lustrous,
EF/good EF

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George VI (1936-1952) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C45Price £350.00

1945, error strike, struck without a collar, edge plain, ESC 4095 (795); S.4080, slightly off-centre, unusual and rare,
VF

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Philip and Mary (1554-1558) Fantasy Copy of Pattern Halfcrown

Ref 37/C2Price £875.00

Wt. 28.82g., 18th or 19th century, fantasy piece, possibly Emery, 1555, made on a heavy flan, crowned bust of king, date below, rev. crowned bust of queen, divides date, (cf. N 1977; cf. S 2497A; cf. Adams 41 , toned,
EF

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Commonwealth (1649-1660) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C9Price £1,200.00

14.89g., 1652, large recut 2, i.m. sun obverse only, shield of St George within wreath, THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND, rev. conjoined shields of St George and Ireland, value above with central stop mark, GOD WITH VS, pellet stops, ESC 25 (429A); N.2722; S.3215, small surface flaw by D of GOD, otherwise
a bold VF

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Oliver Cromwell Halfcrown

Ref 37/C10Price £7,000.00

1658, laureate draped bust left, rev. crowned shield of the Protectorate, date above, edge inscribed, ESC 252(447); S.3227A, a superb example, attractively toned, with reflective fields,
good EF - unc

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Charles II (1660-1685) Hammered Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C11Price £350.00

14.85g., third issue, i.m. crown, crowned armoured bust left, wearing lace collar, value behind, reads BR FR, rev. square shield over cross fleury, inner circles both sides, ESC 301 (456); N.3309; S.3321, toned,
F/VF

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Charles II (1660-1685) Hammered Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C12Price £750.00

14.87g., third issue, i.m. crown, similar, A in CAROLVS over H ?, cf. ESC 303 (456); N.3309; S.3321, weak struck on bust, some residual lustre,
almost VF/good VF

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Charles II (1660-1685) Milled Coinage Halfcrown

Ref 37/C13Price £7,250.00

1674, fourth bust right, rev. crowned cruciform shields, edge VICESIMO SEXTO ESC 476 [R2]; S.3367, a small area of tooling in the hair?, executed almost certainly in history, and hard to see, otherwise a superb example, attractively toned, very rare thus,
Ex. Dr. E C Carter Collection, purchased by A H Baldwin & Sons, 1950.
EF-good EF

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James II (1685-1688) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C16Price £5,250.00

1686, first laureate bust left, rev. similar, edge year SECVNDO, ESC 749 (494); S.3408, an attractive example, with dark steel blue toning, scarce thus,
EF

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William III (1694-1702) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C21Price £9,500.00

1701, first bust, rev. plumes in angles, edge DECIMO.TERTIO, ESC 1052 (567) [R]; S.3496, an exceptional example, beautifully toned, very rare thus,, an exceptional example, beautifully toned, very rare thus,
Ex. Property of a Gentleman, St. James's Auction 18, 27 September 2011, lot 150 (£7680).It is the equal to the L M Noad specimen sold in List 30, Spring 2017 #54.
good EF

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Anne (1702-1714) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C22Price £3,850.00

1708, draped bust left, rev. post-union cruciform shields, plumes in angles, edge SEPTIMO, ESC 1369 (578); S.3606, a superb specimen, with a steel blue tone, rare thus,
good EF

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George I (1714-1727) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C24Price £15,500.00

1726, laureate and draped bust right, rev. with small roses and plumes in angles, edge DECIMO TERTIO, ESC 1559 [R5] (593); S.3644, extremely rare, rarely found better than fine,
Ex. Property of a Gentleman, St. James's Auction 18, 27 September 2011, lot 172 (£13440); DNW, 8 October 1999, lot 999.
VF

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George IV (1820-1830) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C35Price £925.00

1828, bare head, rev. crowned garnished shield, ESC 2377 (648); S.3809, light surface marks, toned,
EF

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Victoria (1837-1901) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C37Price £1,750.00

1844, young head left, rev. crowned shield within wreath, struck without a collar, edge plain, ESC 2721 [R4] (678); S.3888, toned, extremely rare,
a bold VF

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Edward VII (1901-1910) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C42Price £600.00

1909, ESC 3575 [R] (754); S.3980
practically unc

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Elizabeth II (1952-2022) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C46Price £325.00

1960, a mint error, a spectacular off-centre strike with 12mm of blank flan with a small planchet clip, edge plain, unusual, rare,
Ex. London Coins Auction 138, 1 September 2012, lot 683 (£120)
EF

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Elizabeth II (1952-2022) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C47Price £25.00

1965, mint error, struck from a "filled in die", lettering faint, especially on reverse, ESC 4428 (968S); S.4145
VF

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William and Mary (1689-1694) Halfcrown

Ref 37/C18Price £3,250.00

1689, first busts right, rev. second crowned shield, crown with caul frosted, pearls, edge PRIMO, ESC 839 (510); S.3434, a lovely example, some light cabinet friction, attractively toned,
EF

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