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Foreign milled coin finds
Portuguese gold 1000 reis Moidore of King John V 1717.They were acceptable as currency in Britain in the early 18th century found by Boston Beau

1728 Portuguese Joao V milled gold - 1/2 Escudo (800 Reis) 0.9170 Gold

John V of Portugal

1712 Portugal 1000 Reis gold coin

Obverse: Crowned arms with vertical value at left side, titles of John V at right

Obverse Legend: IOANNES V D G ...

Reverse: Jerusalem cross, quatrefoil in angles, date above

Reverse Legend: IN HOC SIGNO VINCES

 

1865 1 dollar USA gold coin

1830 USA Liberty 5c coin
1835 USA Liberty milled silver half dime

"Milled silver 8 Skilling Norway, 1773. At this time Denmark and Norway were both ruled by king Christian VII. The crossed hammer mint mark shows that this coin is made in Norway

"Milled silver 2 Skilling Denmark or Norway, 1778 (last digit uncertain).
At this time Denmark and Norway were both ruled by king Christian VII Danish coin would have mintmaster HSK or CHL, Norwegian coin would have mintmaster HIAB with crossed hammers.

1757AD- Peru, Lima mint, King Ferdinand VI (of Spain), date 1757, assayer JM, and the denomination appears to be a half real(z)

Denmark Frederik IV -Holstein-Gottorp-Rendsborg 12 Skilling 1719-BH Large very pretty silver coin, slightly bigger than a groat or 2 Shilling piece(z)

19thC USA Shield Nickle
German States - Brandenburg-Bayreuth 1/48 Thaler 1736 Frederich (b)
Unusual 17thC French milled silver love token
1852 American 3 cents !!!
Dutch Gelderland 1709/8 Silver Ducat (48 Stuivers) Mint Mark Knight on horse
1900 USA Barber Dime

James VI of Scotland 1601- 1604 hammered silver 1/4 Thistle Merk or half noble as it was sometimes known value 3 shillings and 4 pence ( 40 pence )

1.13g,18.79mm

1890 Victorian Hong Kong 5 cents milled silver
Real 1757 Mexico, minted in Mexico City (M with o above). Assayer M = Manuel de la Pena.
Spanish king Ferdinand VI. Obv. leg: .FRD.VI.D.G.HISP.ET.IND.R. Rev. leg: VTRA.QUE.VNUM which means "Both are One" and refers the two globes between the pillars of Hercules. The pillars carry the additional text "PLUS ULTRA", meaning "More Beyond"
Very unusual foreign silver love token
1704 Louis XIIII milled silver
1718 Fredrik IV Danish 12 Skilling silver"
1794 Charles IIII of Spain 1/2 Real Mexico mint 1.56g
1866 Napolean III milled silver 1 Franc
1835 Louis Philippe I of France - 1/4 Franc milled silver
1683 Zeeland (United Netherlands) silver 6 Stuivers
1855 William III Dutch 5 cents
1912 USA One dime

1763 Continental silver coin - 22.30mm, 16.7g

6 Groszy from Danzig (Gdansk) under Polish rule and the King August III.
Obv: Bust of King August III, "D G AVGVSTVS III REX POL M D L R P D S & E L"
Rev: Value VI over shield, "MON ARGNET CIVITAT GEDANENSIS"
Mintmaster is Rudolph Ernst Oeckermann (REOE), metal is billon (very low silver content).

1763 Prussian milled silver coin -1/48th Thaler

Obv 18 EINEN REICHS THALER IDI

17.07mm, 1.14g

1902 Canadian milled silver 5 cents
1771   German  1  SCHILLING   COURANT milled silver coin
1917 Ceylon milled silver 25 cents
Foreign milled - not ID'd yet

 

1806 Prussia (Poland) bullion silver milled coin (219)

3 Groschen

1897 Zuid Afrika republic coin - 2 shillings (24 pence)

1917 2 Piastres silver coin

EGYPT PALESTINE 2 PIASTRES COIN

1801 Danish 2 skilling silver coin

1800 Spanish reale milled silver coin

 

1786 Danish milled silver 2 Skilling

Danske of Christian VII

1856 Germany German States Prussia Friedrich Wilhelm IV Silver Thaler

The Kingdom of Prussia (German States, located in North Central Germany, came into being in 1701

1712 Gelderland 1 Gulden silver coin - 1834 William IIII sixpence for size

 

1729 French Louis XV milled silver - 1/2 ECU (44 Sols)

13.98g, 32.75mm

Huge silver coin concaved to make into a pendant - 32mm dia

Turkey Tenth issue Years 26-32 Mahmud II 1808- 3 Kurush

1694 Danish milled silver 2 Skilling 1815 Russia Alexander I milled silver 5 Kopeks
Tiny 1799 Carlos IIII Spanish milled silver 1/2 Real- Seville mint mark
1796 Danish silver coin
1771 Frederick 1st of Prussia silver coin
1715-1774 Louis XV of France silver coin
1801 Danish 2 skilling silver coin
1794 Charles IIII of Spain 1/2 Real
1842 Continental 2 skilling silver coin 1910 Belgium milled silver 50 cents
1735 Continental worn milled silver coin - possibly Danish 1841 Danish 4 silver Skilling
1750-1770 20 Real Joseph I Portuguese silver coin 1826 Swedish billion silver coin
 
18thC Continental silver billion coin - cooking to remove crust  
Foreign Copper coins
1767 Zeeland 1/2 Duit (Dutch) Southen most province of the Netherlands
1760 Zeeland 1/2 Duit (Dutch) Southen most province of the Netherlands
1789 Dutch Utrecht Duit coin. Smallest Netherlands Province
French, Louis XVI 1775 Ecu coinage LIARD
Zeeland 1/2 Duit (Dutch) Southen most province of the Netherlands
French 1856 Napoleon III centime
French 1855 Napoleon III centime
French 1855 Napoleon III centime copper
1843 Kindom of the Netherlands - Std coinage 1/2 Cent copper
Huge 1822 40 Reis 'pattern' Portuguese Coin
1765 Gelderland Duit (Dutch) former duchy of the Netherlands
1904/5 France 25 Centimes (Nickel)
1800's
Belgium 2 centimes
1750 Gelderland Duit (Dutch) former duchy of the Netherlands
Belgium 1837- 2 centimes coin (rare date) (f)
1774 Louis XVI Ecu Coinage LIARD French copper
1882 Dix (10) Centimes France, Napoleon III
   
  1766 Zeeland 1/2 Duit (Dutch) Southen most province of the Netherlands
Small copper coin - possibly Spanish
I believe this is 10 Centimes 1810, Napoleon I (as Emperor).
The other side of the coin would show a crowned N.
The metal is Billon, which is very low grade silver
1748 Swedish Ore - Frederick 1st Copper coin - Standard coinage(c)
1896 1 Heller Austria, Franz Joseph I
1850 French Napoleon copper
1854 Napoleon III copper Value is 5 Centimes
1792 Louis XVI French 2 SOLS copper, great shape 1/8 inch thick
1808 Louis Napoleon, King of Holland - Netherlands East Indies 1/16th of a Guilder
1865 Napolean III Value is 5 Centimes
1652, 8 Maravedis revalidated with VIII counterstamp on 8 Maravedis of 1625 of uncertain mint, Felipe IV (1621-1665) of Spain
Dutch 1745 Duit copper coin
1821-1842 2 Pfennige (1/180 Thaler) Prussia.
1855 Napoleon III French copper Value is 5 Centimes
177? 1/4 Stuber, Julich-Berg (German States)
1652, 8 Maravedis revalidated with VIII counterstamp on 8 Maravedis of 1625 of uncertain mint, Felipe IV (1621-1665) of Spain

European copper dated 1810

'This is a 2 (or 4) Skilling Courant from Norway. Ruled at the time by the Danish king Frederik VI. The crossed hammers in the date are an "instant identifier" for Norway.'

It is not possible to see in the picture if it is 2 or 4 Skilling and they are also very close in size: 2 Skilling is 28 mm and 4 Skilling is 33 mm.The 2 Skilling 1810 is common, low value, but if it is 4 Skilling it is very rare! Only 4 years later, in 1814 Norway came under Swedish rule until 1905.


Dutch 1770's - 4 Stuivers
1641, 8 Maravedis revalidated with VIII counterstamp on 8 Maravedis of 1625 of uncertain mint, Felipe IV (1621-1665) of Spain
Foreign hammered coin - not researched it yet
1880 Dutch 1 cent copper coin
19thC 4 Fenning copper coin

Great find, mint condition copper shilling - June 1690 James II Irish 'gun metal' emergency coinage

Obv 1 - JACOBVS II DEI GRATIA - Rev 1

1700's 5 Reis Portuguese copper coin
Facinating copper coin find - can't find it in the books, any ideas ?

1603 8 MARAVEDIS OF FELIPE III

obverse: PHILIPPVS III D G surrounding to I circulate that it contains a crowned shield of a castle between mint and value VIII

reverso: HISPANIARVM REX DATE surrounding to I circulate that it contains a crowned shield of a lion to izqierdas and date

1723 George 1st Irish copper farthing
1930 German reich - 1 Fennig coin
19thC Cut continental copper coin
1894 India 1/2 Anna
Pie (pice) of the East India Company struck in Benares during the period 1815-1821. It has the fixed regnal year 37 of the Mughal emperor Shah Alam II'.
1934 Indian head USA 5 cents (what a find !!!)
Russian 1818 Alexander I - 2 Kopeks found by Canadian Don
1868 Guernsey 8 Doubles coin
'Soldo da 12 bagattini
Undated - what you see is actually * 12 *
Doge Alvise Mocenigo II (1700-1709)
Mixture of copper and silver.

In the venician coinage system 12 bagattini (earlier called denari) were 1 soldo, 20 soldi 1 lira (12d = 1s, 20s = 1£ this should sound familiar to you )

A rather common coin to find in the venecian area, I'm surprised you found it in Essex!' Rob


1907 Edward VII Nigeria - British East Africa one penny
"1796-1820 Cash, China, Emperor: Chia Ching.
In the order top-bottom-right-left the characters read: Chia-ching-Tung-pao (province can be deciphered from the other side!)
1799 Brazilian copper coin 10 Reis as a Portuguese colony
1875-1908 and the emperor was Kuang Hsu. It apperas to be 10 Cash minted in Peking by the Board of Revenue.
1808 Louis Napoleon, King of Holland - Netherlands East Indies 1/16th of a Guilder
1734 Foreign copper coin - need to check the books

Huge 1792 Louis XVI Double Sol of France copper coin - Paris mint mark

Obverse: Bare-headed and draped bust of Louis XVI left, privy mark (lion passant) below.
Legend: LOUIS XVI ROI DES FRANCOIS . 1792 . A

Reverse:Fasces surmounted by Liberty cap, 2 S across field; all within wreath; date in exergue.
Legend: LA NATION LA LOI LE ROI / L'AN 4 DE LA LIBERTE *

French King Louis XVI (b1765-d1793) copper coin .  His bust is encircled by the Latin legend LUD-XVI-D-G FR-ET-NAV-REX (Louis XVI, King of France and Navarre
Huge 1827 King Petrus Portuguese 40 Reis coin -1/8 inch thick
 
 
1808 Louis Napoleon, King of Holland - Netherlands East Indies 1/16th of a Guilder
1882 French 5 centimes copper coin
1749 George II Irish half penny
1951 East Africa 10 cents copper coin
19thC Chinese cash coin
1768 Ductch Zeelandia Province copper coin
18thC Continental copper coin Huge Japanese coin
1766 Dutch provinces coin 18thC French copper coin
1855 French Napoleon III copper coin

1754 Portuguese 10 Reis, X; 1/2 Vinten

Obverse Description Crowned arms in baroque frame
Reverse Description Value in wreath, date below
Ruler Name Jose I

 
  Continental copper coin or token ?

1801 Sweden 1/2 skilling copper coin

Obv: Round arms Rev: Value, date

Heart attack find in the hole !! 1941 French 2 Franc coin