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English Hammered Coins to 1485

Between 1066 and 1662, coins were minted in London and in a number of regional mints by hammering a thin disc of silver (or gold) between two coin 'dies'.  These are known as Hammered Coins. 

If you are interested in buying any of the coins illustrated, please quote our Stock Number, beginning HC.

For a list of the kings and queens between 1066 and 1660 and the coins they issued, download our free guide:

Hammered Coins Guide

Hammered Coins are all rare as each king or queen called in the coins of the previous monarch to melt and re-use the silver.
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Aethelred II, King of Northumbria, 854-858 and 858-862 AD


HC 271 - Aethelred II, King of Northumbria - copper Styca (13 mm)
Obverse - ∆–ILRED around stylised rosette
Reverse - [moneyer's name] around cross
SOLD

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King Richard I (1189-1199 AD)


HC 595 - King Richard I (1189-1199 AD) silver penny of Canterbury (c18 mm diam)
SOLD

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King Henry III, 1216-1272


HC 265 - King Henry III (1216-1272) - silver penny of London
Long Cross penny with sceptre
£60
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HC 267
- King Henry III (1216-1272) - silver penny of London
Long Cross penny with sceptre
£60
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HC 268 - King Henry III (1216-1272) - silver penny of London
Long Cross penny with sceptre
£60

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King Edward I (1272-1307 AD)

All Edward I pennies are approx. 17 mm diameter


HC 234 - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny
£16

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HC 229 - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny
£18

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HC 184    - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of London
£21

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HC 230    - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny
£21

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HC 255 - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of Durham
SOLD

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HC 185 - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of London
£23

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HC 261
- King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of Durham
SOLD

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HC 259 - King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of London
£45

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HC 260
- King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of London
SOLD

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HC 263
- King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of Canterbury
£50

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HC 264
- King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of London
£50

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HC 262
- King Edward I (1272-1307) silver penny of London
£55

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