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Old 14-06-19, 09:13 AM
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Perth halfpenny token 1797.
A hank of yarn above a bale of dressed flax.
The Perthshire double headed eagle with the motto around.
Pro Rege Lege Et Grege.
Around the rim of this coin is impressed, Payable at the house of Pat.K.Maxwell XX.
Coin was struck at the Soho Mint Birmingham on Mathew Boultons steam presses.

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Old 20-06-19, 08:50 AM
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Constantine 1 307-337 AD.
AE 19mm.
OB: Bust right in fancy parade armour. CONSTANTINVS AVG
Rev: Alter inscribed VO TIS XX cross banded globe above topped by three stars.
BEATA TRANQUILITAS STR in exurge Trier Mint struck 322/3 AD.
Sear 16176.

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Old 25-06-19, 09:11 AM
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Silver coronation medal 31mm 12.7gm.
Designed by George Will De Saullis chief engraver at the Royal Mint.

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Old 29-06-19, 09:21 AM
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Demietrios 1 Polioketes Macedonian King 294-288 BC.
Bronze 14mm 4.4gms Pella mint.
Ob: Three letter monogram Delta Eta Rho within a circle and laurel wreath.
Rev: BA-IS either side of a crested Macedonian helmet, anchor in left field.
Quite a character helped to destroy Ptolemys fleet at the battle of Salamis 306 BC. Had five wives Phila of Syria; Eurdice of Athens; Diadema of Epirus; Lanasa of Epirus; Ptolamais of Egypt plus numerous affairs including the Athenian courtesan Lamia. Died of overindulgence while under house arrest in Syria aged 54.

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Printers match label 70mm x 170mm, circa 1900.
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