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  1. robp attached a file to the thread Counting game--what's the smallest number that's not a coin denomination?.

    And as we've already gone out of order, here's a 12 pence (shilling) while we're waiting. Charles II third hammered issue. The last...

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  2. robp replied to the thread Counting game--what's the smallest number that's not a coin denomination?.

    I don't have an example, but a James I angel was current for 11 shillings from 1612 to 1619, so mintmarks Tower, Trefoil, Cinquefoil,...

    Oct 30, 2020 at 11:17 AM
  3. robp attached a file to the thread UK 1817 RRITT flaw shilling - how rare?.

    It might be a bit of both as I can't recall seeing anything really close to a full B. There are examples with more or less of the loop...

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  4. robp replied to the thread UK 1817 RRITT flaw shilling - how rare?.

    PCGS have slavishly followed what has been written in Coins of England for the past 15 years instead of confirming for themselves what...

    Oct 28, 2020 at 9:53 PM
  5. robp attached a file to the thread UK 1817 RRITT flaw shilling - how rare?.

    Sorry about the heavy toning, but it's the best I have to hand. Missing base to B of BRITT, and a second non-variety with unbarred H in...

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  6. robp replied to the thread UK 1817 RRITT flaw shilling - how rare?.

    Fairly common. It would help if it was a genuine R instead of a B - but it isn't. It's just a filled section on the bottom loop which is...

    Oct 28, 2020 at 9:13 PM
  7. robp replied to the thread Medieval Monday!.

    Some nice gold here. I believe they grade as 'acceptable' on my 2 point grading system. :) Must set the alarm to remind me to get some...

    Oct 27, 2020 at 7:55 PM
  8. robp replied to the thread 1909 great britan three pence.

    Going back to the OP. The obverse looks badly marked unless this is on the holder plastic. At which point $10-20 looks tops.

    Oct 26, 2020 at 7:14 PM
  9. robp attached a file to the thread Medieval Monday!.

    Thanks. I don't specifically collect medieval or any other period. My collecting criteria are British and eclectic, which can include...

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  10. robp attached a file to the thread Medieval Monday!.

    Edward I class 3g2 penny from Durham episcopal mint struck under Bishop de Insula. ex E J Harris (DNW 2002) and Andrew Wayne (CNG 2012)...

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  11. robp attached a file to the thread Medieval Monday!.

    Aethelred II Helmet type penny from the unattested mint of Gothabyrig. PVLFMAER MO GEODA. Tentatively given to Castle Gotha in Cornwall,...

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  12. robp attached a file to the thread Medieval Monday!.

    A contemporary forgery of an Edward IV groat with mm. short cross fitchee (1469-70) which would place it around the time of Henry VI's...

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  13. robp replied to the thread What’s the longest anyone has ever spent looking for a very specific coin?.

    More than happy to wait up to a generation or longer for something that is unique, nearly so, or excessively rare in top grade. Leaving...

    Oct 25, 2020 at 9:45 PM