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Missing coins

The following coins went missing after the London Coin Fair 3rd July:

The coins were in an old cotton coin bag, offering £1 reward. Inside the bag there was a rigid, lidded leather box, black with white lining. There were a number of low grade hammered silver. James I, Edward VI, worn out Mary groat & small sundries including a commonwealth half groat. The basic lists reads as follows: 1. Sovereign, young head shield back 1879 s. 2.Guinea George III spade 1794. 3. 1/2 Guinea George III 1793. 4. 1/3 Guinea George III 1806. 5. Sovereign George V. 6 Soevereign Victoria old girl. 7. 1/2 Sovereign Victoria younh shield 1878. 8. Ormonde Crown. Crowned CR dentils and an inner ring. Obv. large Roman 'V' with a smaller 's' above indicating the denomination. Almost 30g, roughly cut from plate, weakly struck, but barely seen circulation and nicely toned.


Date posted: 24 August 2021