Hammered Coins

Hammered Coins

Hammered Coins
Hammered coins were produced by placing a blank piece of metal (a planchet or flan) of the correct weight between two dies, and then striking the upper die with a hammer to produce the required image on both sides. The planchet was usually cast from a mold. The bottom die (sometimes called the anvil die) was usually counter sunk in a log or other sturdy surface and was called a pile. (This may be related to the modern term pile driver). One of the minters held the die for the other side (called the trussel), in his hand while it was struck either by himself or an assistant.

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1413 - 22 HENRY V GROAT ( SPINK 1762 B )

£1,250.00
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1558 MARY GROAT ( SPINK 2508 )

£135.00
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1559 - 60ELIZABETH SHILLING FIRST ISSUE ( SPINK 2549 ) 2A BUST

£550.00
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1562 ELIZABETH SIXPENCE ER ( SPINK 2594 )

£200.00
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1568 ELIZABETH SIXPENCE ( SPINK 2562 )

£200.00
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1639 - 40 CHARLES 1ST SHILLING

£75.00
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1639 CHARLES 1ST SHILLING ( SPINK 2800 )

£65.00
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1640 - 1 CHARLES 1ST SHILLING

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