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Coins of Mary I of England

 

Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Collector's Choice May 2023 Auction, Lot 72305 GREAT BRITAIN. Groat, ND (1553-54). London Mint; mm: pomegranate. Mary I. PCGS Genuine--VF Details. S-2492; N-1960. Obverse: Crowned and mantled bust left; Reverse: Coat-of-arms over long cross fourchee. Emanating from the brief reign of Mary I, this minor displays a deep gunmetal gray tone with solid detail remaining. Estimate: $100 - $200... 16 May 2023
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Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Collector's Choice May 2023 Auction, Lot 72306 GREAT BRITAIN. Groat, ND (1553-54). London Mint; mm: pomegranate. Mary I. PCGS Genuine--Bent, VF Details. S-2492; N-1960. Obverse: Crowned and mantled bust right; Reverse: Coat-of-arms over long cross fourchee. Despite the noted flan bend--a fairly typical occurrence on these thin issues--the present specimen yields a decent portrait of "Bloody Mary." Estimate: $100 - $200... 16 May 2023
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SINCONA AG - Auction 82, Lot 1569 SINCONA BRITISH COLLECTION – PART 4. GREAT BRITAIN. MARY, 1553-1554. Angel n. d. (1553-1554), Tower Mint. Class II/I mule. Mintmark "pomegranate". 4.90 g. Spink 2490A/2490. Schneider coll. 720. Fr. 194. Selten / Rare. NGC AU53+. (~€ 2'000/USD 2'150) Starting price: 2000 CHF... 15 May 2023
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SINCONA AG - Auction 82, Lot 1941 SINCONA BRITISH COLLECTION – PART 4. SCOTLAND. MARY, 1542-1567. 44 Shillings 1553, Edinburgh. First period, before marriage. I-G by shield, cinquefoils by monogram. 5.07 g. Spink 5394. Fr. 33. Sehr selten / Very rare. Minimal gereinigt / Lightly cleaned. NGC UNC Details. (~€ 3'000/USD 3'225) From auction UBS 58, Basel, January 2004, lot 2336. Starting price: 3000 CHF... 15 May 2023
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Spink - Auction 23004, Lot 492 (x) Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Class I, Angel, Tower, MARIA : (m.m) : D .' G .' ANG .' FRA .' Z : HIB .' REGINA .', St Michael vanquishing dragon, rev. A . DNO .' FACTV .' EST . ISTVD (m.m) Z . EST . MIRABI .', ship surmounted by square-topped shield and mast dividing M and rose, annulet stops, 5.16g [79.6grns], 5h, m.m. pomegranate (Schneider I, -; North 1958; Spink 2490), light crimping to flan, otherwise pleasingly honest honey-golden fields, suprisingly well-balanced and full thus, a wh... 3 Apr 2023 6,000 GBP
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Roma Numismatics Ltd. - Islamic, Medieval and World Sale 3, Lot 283 Great Britain, Tudor. Mary I AR Groat. Tower (London) mint, 1553-1554. ⚬ ᙏARIA ⚬ (pomegranate, mintmark) ⚬ D' ⚬ G' ANG' ⚬ FRA' ⚬ Z ⦂ ҺIB' ⚬ RЄGI', crowned and draped bust to left / VЄRITAS (pomegranate) TЄMPORIS FILIA, long cross fourchée over coat-of-arms. North 1960; SCBC 2492. 2.02g, 25mm, 6h. Near Extremely Fine; slight wave to flan, excellent detail, light cabinet tone. Found in Brigstock, Northamptonshire, Tuesday 12th February 2019. Submitted for consideration as Treasure, and retur... 17 Mar 2023 500 GBP
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St. James's Auctions Ltd - Auction 73, Lot 73 Mary, bawbee, first period 1542 – 1558, Before Marriage, coinage of 1553, last issue of Mary's bawbee's, group 4, class VIIIb (ii), mm. cinquefoil, crowned thistle dividing MR, mm. cross potent, MARIA DEI G R SCOTORVM, rev. slender saltire cross, plain cinquefoil each side, OPPIDVM EDINBVRGI, wt. 2.10gms (S.5432), practically extremely fine and rare thus *ex Patrick Finn, list 13, 1998, item 375; obverse DEI G R, mm. cross potent ex Mark Rasmussen, April 2016, list 28, item 646, purchased fo... 15 Mar 2023 240 GBP
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St. James's Auctions Ltd - Auction 73, Lot 74 Mary, bawbee, first period 1542 – 1558, coinage of 1553, last issue of Mary's bawbee's, class VIIIb (iii), mm. closed cinquefoil, crowned thistle dividing MR, high ornamented double arched crown, mm. cross potent, MARIA DEI G R SCOTORVM, rev. slender saltire cross through crown, large pierced cinquefoils at the sides, OPPIDVM EDINBVGI, wt. 2.18gms (S.5432), fine, very scarce *ex Spink, SNC, February 2008, no. 177, purchased for £100 Burns fig. 859 no. 73 for reverse (group 4) R. Stevenson, ... 15 Mar 2023 100 GBP
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St. James's Auctions Ltd - Auction 73, Lot 78 Mary, bawbee, first period 1542 – 1558, coinage of 1553, class VIIb (IV), crowned thistle dividing MR, mm. cross potent, MARIA D G R SCOTORVM, rev. voided saltire cross through crown, cinquefoil each side, OPPIDVM EDINBVGI, no stops on either side, wt. 1.79gms (S.5433), very fine, very scarce *ex Fred Rist ex Andrew Howitt, May 2009, purchased for £110 Class VII along with VIII are seldom seen and are poorly represented in museums, hence are desirable and very scarce As Richardson 136, bu... 15 Mar 2023 160 GBP
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Davissons, Ltd. - Auction 42, Lot 301 Mary. 1553-1554. AR groat. 2 gm. 24.5 mm. Pomegranate i.m. Her young portrait, crowned, facing left; MARIA D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI / Royal shield over long cross fourchée; VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA ("Truth, the daughter of Time"). S. 2492. N. 1960. Good Very Fine; flan adjustment marks on obverse. The Zabel Collection. Estimate: 750 USD... 1 Mar 2023 850 USD
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Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG - eLive Auction 76, Lot 7345 EUROPEAN COINS AND MEDALS GREAT BRITAIN / IRELAND IRLAND Mary Tudor, 1553-1558. Groat 1556. 2,87 g. Mary and Philip of Spain Coinage (1554-1558). PHILIP ET MARIA [DÜ GÜ RE]X ET REGINA [ANG] Die Brustbilder Philipps und Marias einander gegenüber, oben Krone zwischen Jahreszahl//POSVIMVS DEVM ADIVTOREM NOSTRUM Gekrönte Harfe zwischen den gekrönten Monogrammen P und M (= PHILIP MARIA). Dowle/Finn 236; Seaby 6501 A. R Schön-sehr schön Mit altem Unterlagszettel. Estimate: 75 EUR... 20 Feb 2023 160 EUR
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Showcase Auction 61309, Lot 21105 Great Britain Mary (Sole Reign, 1553-1558) Groat (4 Pence) ND (1553-1554) XF45 NGC, Tower mint, Pomegranate mm, S-2492, N-1960. 2.11gm. Sold with a Davissons tag. Ex. Davissons Auction 13 (2000, Lot 205) From A Professor's Collection of Ancient and Medieval Coinage https://coins.ha.com/itm/great-britain/great-britain-mary-sole-reign-1553-1558-groat-4-pence-nd-1553-1554-xf45-ngc-/a/61309-21105.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-61309-02122023 HID02906262019 © 2022 Heritage Auctions | Al... 12 Feb 2023 675 USD
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Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 531, Lot 1683 TUDOR. Mary. 1553-1554. AR Groat (23mm, 1.67 g, 3h). Tower (London) mint; im: pomegranate. Crowned bust left / Coat-of-arms over long cross fourchée. North 1960; SCBC 2492. Toned, wavy flan, marks. Fine. Estimate: 100 USD... 25 Jan 2023 200 USD
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Showcase Auction 61305, Lot 23241 Great Britain Mary (1553-1558) Groat (4 Pence) ND (1553-1554) AU53 NGC, Tower mint, Pomegranate mm, S-2492, N-1960. 2.21gm. A sought-after type particularly in this fine state of preservation, offered here in even, ash gray patination. Privately purchased from Freeman & Sear. https://coins.ha.com/itm/great-britain/great-britain-mary-1553-1558-groat-4-pence-nd-1553-1554-au53-ngc-/a/61305-23241.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-61305-01222023 HID02906262019 © 2022 Heritage Auctions | All... 22 Jan 2023 850 USD
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Showcase Auction 61305, Lot 23242 Great Britain Mary (1553-1558) Groat (4 Pence) ND (1553-1554) AU53 NGC, Tower mint, Pomegranate mm, S-2492, N-1960. 2.00gm. A coveted type in wholly respectable state of preservation and light patination. https://coins.ha.com/itm/great-britain/great-britain-mary-1553-1558-groat-4-pence-nd-1553-1554-au53-ngc-/a/61305-23242.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-61305-01222023 HID02906262019 © 2022 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved... 22 Jan 2023 775 USD
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Showcase Auction 61305, Lot 23243 Great Britain Mary (1553-1558) Groat (4 Pence) ND (1553-1554) AU53 NGC, Tower mint, Pomegranate mm, S-2492, N-1960. 1.79gm. A compelling specimen, good-looking in hand with rainbow toning nestling in the legends and with lovely remaining details on her bust. Ex. CNG Auction 87 (May 2011, Lot 2105) https://coins.ha.com/itm/great-britain/great-britain-mary-1553-1558-groat-4-pence-nd-1553-1554-au53-ngc-/a/61305-23243.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-61305-01222023 HID02906262019 © 2022... 22 Jan 2023 750 USD
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Showcase Auction 61305, Lot 23244 Great Britain Philip II of Spain & Mary (1554-1558) Penny ND (1553-1554) XF Details (Bent) NGC, Tower mint, Lis mm, S-2510, N-1975. 0.49gm. Split flan, with fine silver toning. Rare. https://coins.ha.com/itm/great-britain/great-britain-philip-ii-of-spain-and-mary-1554-1558-penny-nd-1553-1554-xf-details-bent-ngc-/a/61305-23244.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-61305-01222023 HID02906262019 © 2022 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved... 22 Jan 2023 850 USD
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Spink - Auction 382, Lot 171 NGC AU55 | Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1567), First Period, Regency of James, Earl of Arran, Half-Lion of 22-Shillings, 1553, Type I, Edinburgh, MARIA • D • G • R • SCOTORVM, crowned royal coat-of-arms, dividing I G [IACOBVS GVBERNATOR], rev. • DILIGITE :• IVSTICIAM • 1553, crowned MR monogram, flanked by cinquefoils, 2.53g, 4h (Murray, 1553, dies B3(3)/2(1); Burns 1, Fig. 817; SCBI 35 [Ashmolean & Hunterian] 985; Spink 5396), lightly toned, otherwise a pleasingly good very fine, rare, in NGC h... 15 Jan 2023 11,000 USD
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Spink - Auction 382, Lot 268 Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Groat, Tower, crowned bust left, rev. square-topped shield over cross fourchée, 2.01g, 7h, m.m. pomegranate (North 1960; Spink 2492), pierced at centre with minor flan splits to edge, otherwise darkly toned with areas of striking softness, nevertheless strictly fine / about very fine and even still above average for issue of this popular one-year 'Bloody Mary' type. Estimate: $80 - $120... 15 Jan 2023 400 USD
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Dmitry Markov Coins & Medals | M&M Numismatics Ltd | Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles | Sovereign Rarities Ltd - The New York Sale 58, Lot 1173 Great Britain. Mary (1553-1554). Gold 'Fine' Sovereign of 30 Shillings, MDLIII (1553). Mintmark, pomegranate. Queen seated on throne holding orb and scepter; portcullis at her feet. Rev. Arms on large Tudor rose, 15.40g (Fr 192; S.2488; N.1956). Clear portrait and detail. In PCGS holder graded AU 55. Estimated Value $20,000 - UP The daughter of King Henry VIII who reigned for a brief five years before her premature death in 1558, all Mary's gold coins are rare. This, the largest of the gold ... 11 Jan 2023 55,000 USD
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Classical Numismatic Group - Triton XXVI, Lot 1245 TUDOR. Mary. 1553-1554. AR Groat (24mm, 1.96 g, 7h). Tower (London) mint; im: pomegranate. · mΛRIΛ · (pomegranate) · D'. G'. ΛGL'. FR'. Z · hIB'. RЄGI' (annulet stops), crowned bust left / VЄRITΛ S (pomegranate) TЄm PORIS FILIΛ, crowned coat-of-arms over long cross fourchée. North 1960; SCBC 2492. Richly toned, slight crimp. Near EF. Well struck. Estimate: 1000 USD... 10 Jan 2023 2,500 USD
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - NYINC Signature Sale 3105, Lot 32187 Great Britain Mary gold Angel (1553-1554) MS64 NGC, Tower mint, Pomegranate mm, S-2490A, N-1958. 5.10gm. Of all the Angel types and varieties, the piece at hand endures among the scarcest, a fact confirmed by a sheer paucity of auction results in recent decades. While a generally difficult series to find in anything considered appreciable and approaching Gem Mint State designations, those struck during Mary's short, sole reign are among the most prized. Only slightly off-center yet laudably bo... 9 Jan 2023 24,000 USD
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Spink - Auction 22180, Lot 118 Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Groat, crowned bust left, rev. square-topped shield over cross fourchée, 2.01g, 7h, m.m. pomegranate (North 1960; Spink 2492), rough-chipped with a resulting hairline flan split from 11 o'clock and through the crown, slightly buckled, otherwise an atypically strong portrait for this notoriously soft issue, struck details considerably better than fine. Estimate: £100 - £140... 13 Dec 2022 130 GBP
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Spink - Auction 22180, Lot 120 Tudor Silver (2) | Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Groat, crowned bust left, rev. long cross fourchee over shield, m.m. pomegranate, 4h, 2.10g (North 1960; Spink 2492), scratched to the obverse and with some pitted marks, yet the portrait still with much detail, bolder fine; Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Sixth Issue, Sixpence, 1586, crowned bust 6B left, rev. long cross fourchee over shield, m.m escallop, 1h, 2.87g (North 2015; Spink 2578A), wiped and mostly flat, yet with hints of toning to legends,... 13 Dec 2022 260 GBP
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Spink - Auction 22180, Lot 121 Tudor and Stuart Silver (3), including: Henry VIII (1509-1547), Third Coinage, Groat, Tower, crowned bust three-quarters right, rev. CIVITAS LONDON, square-topped shield over cross fourchée 10h, the reverse off-struck and of typically base fabric, scarcely good as issued; also, Mary, Sole Reign (1553-1554), Groat, Tower, crowned bust left, rev. similar to last, 3h, m.m. pomegranate, double-creased, poor; lastly, Charles I (1625-1649), Group D, Sixpence, 1635-1636, Tower (under King), 11h, m.m.... 13 Dec 2022 60 GBP
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London Coins Ltd. - Auction 179, Lot 1405 Sovereign Mary 1553 Fine Sovereign of 30 Shillings, Obverse: Mary enthroned, double annulet stops with single after ANG' Reverse: Shield on a rose, S.2488, North 1956, as Schneider 704, the reverse with abbreviation mark and a double annulet stop at the end of the legend, mintmark Pomegranate, 15.34 grammes, in a PCGS holder and graded Damage - AU detail, (PCGS certificate no. 37676209) struck on a full, slightly wavy flan the coin shows slight signs of mounting at the top of the obverse, bare... 3 Dec 2022 Unsold 
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Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 528, Lot 565 TUDOR. Mary. 1553-1554. AR Groat (23mm, 1.79 g, 5h). Tower (London) mint; im: pomegranate. Crowned bust left / Coat-of-arms over long cross fourchée. North 1960; SCBC 2492. Scratches and scuffs, wavy flan, cystallization, edge chips. Near Fine. From the Kay Fredericks Collection, purchased from Spartan Numismatics. Estimate: 100 USD... 30 Nov 2022 190 USD
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Noonans (formerly Dix Noonan Webb) - Auction 264, Lot 223 English Hammered Coins from Various Properties Mary (1553-1554), Penny, mm. pomegranate, rev. veritas temp filia, wire-line inner circle on rev. only, 0.51g/9h (Shuttlewood 282; N 1962; S 2494). Minor edge loss at 9 o'clock and flan slightly wavy, otherwise good fine, extremely rare £400-£500... 15 Nov 2022 1,500 GBP
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