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England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Anne and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. This is a Vigo issue, coins stamped from silver or gold captured from the Spanish in Vigo Bay during the War of Spanish Succession.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George I and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star with C and SS in the angles. This is a South Sea Company issue that was minted from silver found by the South Sea Company in Indonesia in 1722.

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England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. This is a Lima issue, coins stamped from silver captured from the Spanish that had been mined in Peru, near Lima.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and on the reverse four crowned shields surrounding a garter star. These appear to be one shilling and two sixpence.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George II and the reverse a 3 (threepence), a 4 (fourpence), four shields surrounding a garter star with crowns in the angles (Shilling and sixpence).

Pyke, Edgar William

Austria.

Silver thaler from the Austrian Empire showing on the obverse the head of Empress Maria Theresa and on the reverse the Hapsburg coat of arms.

Pyke, Edgar William

Abyssinia.

Silver proof thaler from Abyssinia showing on the obverse the head of Empress Maria Theresa and on the reverse the Hapsburg coat of arms. Restrike.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Gold half guinea showing on the obverse the head of King George III and on the reverse a spade shaped shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

Mexico.

Silver eight reales from Spain (minted in Mexico) with a countermark bust of King George III in an oval in the centre of the head of Charles IV on the obverse. The reverse shows the Spanish coat of arms. These coins were issued by the British mint in response to a massive shortage of coinage and were valued at four shillings and ninepence.

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England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of King George III (penny with 1 on the reverse) and King George IV (groat with 4 on the reverse). Both of these are maundy coins.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver dollar from England showing on the obverse the head of King George III and on the reverse Britannia seated surrounded by FIVE SHILLINGS DOLLAR and then again by BANK OF ENGLAND. This coin has been struck over a Spanish dollar.

Pyke, Edgar William

France.

Silver 5 franc coin from France showing on the obverse the head of Napoleon and on the reverse 5 FRANCS. Edge inscription reads 'France Dieu Protes.'

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of King George IV and on the reverse an image of St. King George slaying the dragon.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver shilling from England showing on the obverse the head of King George IV and on the reverse a lion over a crown and a rose.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver groat from England showing on the obverse the head of William IV and on the reverse Britannia seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

Isle of Man.

Bronze farthing from the Isle of Man showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse the three-legged Manx triskelion.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver two pence from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a 2. Also a brass commemorative token issued upon the marriage of Prince Albert to Queen Victoria. The obverse shows the head of Prince Albert and the reverse the words �BORN AUG 26 1819 MARRIED FEB 10 1840� across the field.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse a crowned shield of arms within olive wreath; thistle, rose, & shamrock below.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star; rose, thistle, & shamrock in quarters; all within Gothic frame.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver florin from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned cruciform shields; thistle, rose, & shamrock in each quarter between trefoil arches.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Bronze farthing from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse Britannia seated. This is a bun farthing, so called because of the young head of Queen Victoria with a bun, with a beaded border.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Victoria and on the reverse the same in reverse. This coin is a brockage error during the minting process.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver coins from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse the numbers 1, 2, 3, & 4. This is an 1885 maundy set.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver double florin England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse crowned shields with sceptres in the angles.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver jubilee sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Victoria and on the reverse a shield. This reverse design was withdrawn after this year as coins were being gilded and passed off as half sovereigns.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Queen Victoria and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a diamond jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

Tenedos.

Silver tetradrachm from Tenedos, Troas (modern day Turkey) showing on the obverse Janiform heads of Zeus and Hera, and on the reverse a bipennis with a cluster of grapes and a vase.

Pyke, Edgar William

Syracuse.

Electrotype coin from Syracuse (in two parts) showing on one coin the head of Apollo and on the other the head of Artemis.

Pyke, Edgar William

Syracuse.

Electrotype tetradrachm from Syracuse (on Sicily, Italy) showing the bust of Queen Philistis I on the obverse and on the reverse a quadriga driven by Nike.

Pyke, Edgar William

Metapontum.

Electrotype stater from Metapontum (Italy) showing an ear of barley surrounded by the letters META. Reverse incuse of same.

Pyke, Edgar William

Amphipolis.

Electrotype tetradrachm from Amphipolis (Greece). The obverse shows the head of Apollo and the reverse a lit race torch surrounded by the city name.

Pyke, Edgar William

Carthage.

Electrotype coin from Carthage showing on the obverse the head of the Goddess Tanit and on the reverse a pegasus. The coin was created at the British Museum and bears the incuse initials RR on the edge for Robert Ready.

Pyke, Edgar William

Macedon.

Electrotype coin from Macedon showing on the obverse the head of Herakles wearing the skin of the Nemean Lion and on the reverse Zeus seated holding an eagle. Original coin dates from the time of Alexander the Great.

Pyke, Edgar William

Acragas.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Acragas (Agrigento, Italy). Shows a crab and a sea eagle with the inscription AKRAC-ANTO? .

Pyke, Edgar William

Corinth.

Silver drachma from Corinth (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Aphrodite and on the reverse a pegasus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Carthage.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Carthage (modern day Tunisia). Shows the head of Tanit and a standing horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Aenus.

Electrotype tetradrachm from Ainos (Thrace, modern day Enez, Turkey) showing the head of Hermes on the obverse and a goat standing above a torch on the reverse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Epirus.

Electrotype didrachm from the kingdom of Epirus (modern day Greece and Albania) from the time of King Pyrrhus. The obverse shows the helmeted head of Aliches, and the reverse thetis vieled riding a hippocamp and holding the shield of Achilles.

Pyke, Edgar William

Thurium.

Electrotype coin from Thurium, Lucania (modern day Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Athena wearing a Corinthian helmet and on the obverse a stampeding bull and under a tuna fish.

Pyke, Edgar William

Neapolis.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Neapolis (Italy). Shows the head of a nymph and a man faced bull.

Pyke, Edgar William

Corinth.

Electrotype coins (one showing each side) from Corinth (Greece). Shows the head of Athena wearing a Corinth helmet, and a pegasus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Syracuse.

Electrotype tetradrachm from Syracuse (on Sicily) showing on the obverse the head of Hercules wearing the head of the Nemean Lion and the reverse showing Zeus seated holding an eagle. The coin dates from the reign of Alexander IV.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of King George V and on the reverse St. George slaying the dragon. This is a jubilee issue.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Vespasian and on the reverse Pax seated holding and olive-branch and a caduceus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Vespasian and on the reverse priestly implements

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Domitian and on the reverse Minerva brandishing a spear and a shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

Mytilene.

Bronze coin from Mytilene, Lesbos showing possibly a bust of Sapphos on the obverse and a lyre with the letter MYTI on the reverse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Nerva and on the reverse Fortuna standing holding rudder and cornucopiae.

Pyke, Edgar William

Gaul.

Silver coin from Gaul (modern day France) minted by the Gallic Aedui people. The image on the obverse shows the helmeted head of Roma and the reverse a horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Tiberius and the reverse Livia seated on a throne. This is often referred to as a Tribute Penny, being the coin that Jesus refers to during his �Give unto Caesar speech.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze coin from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Augustus and on the reverse the facade of the Ara Providentiae Augusti with Provident below. This coin was minted during the reign of Tiberius in honour of the deification of Augustus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Mauretania.

Silver drachma from Mauretania (modern day Northern Africa) showing on the obverse the head of Juba II and on the reverse a cornucopiae and sceptre.

Pyke, Edgar William

Nemausus.

Bronze Dupondius from Nemausus (Nice, France) showing on the obverse back-to-back heads of Agrippa and Augustus and on the reverse a crocodile chained to a palm tree.

Pyke, Edgar William

Parthia.

Silver drachma from Parthia (modern day Iraq) showing on the obverse the head of Orodes II and on the reverse an archer holding a bow surrounded by the inscription �BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIPHANOUS� or �Of Great Arsaces, King of Kings, God Manifest.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze coin from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Claudius and on the reverse Minerva advancing with a spear and a shield and the letters SC.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze coin from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Germanicus and on the reverse the letters SC.

Pyke, Edgar William

Italy.

Silver denarius from a military mint, possibly in Italy, showing on the obverse an elephant trampling a horned serpent over the word Caesar and on the reverse priestly implements. Stuck during the reign of Julius Caesar after his crossing of the Rubicon into Italy. This coin was possibly struck from the horde at the State treasury at the Temple of Saturn in Rome.

Pyke, Edgar William

Egypt.

Silver tetradrachm from Egypt showing on the obverse the head of Ptolemy XII and on the reverse an eagle.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze dupondius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Nero and on the reverse winged victory holding a wreath and a palm branch.

Pyke, Edgar William

Cappadocia.

Silver drachma from Cappadocia (modern day Turkey) showing the head of Ariobarzanes I on the obverse and ont he reverse Athena standing left, holding Nike, shiel and a spear.

Pyke, Edgar William

Thebes.

Silver hemidrachm from Thebes (Greece) showing on the obverse a Boeotian shield and on the reverse a Kantharos.

Pyke, Edgar William

Euboea.

Silver drachma from the Euboean league (Island of Euboea, Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Euboea and on the reverse a bull's head and kantharos.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Liberty and on the reverse the consul Lucius Junius Brutus walking left, between two lictors, carrying fasces over their shoulders, and preceded by an accensus. The coin was minted by Marcus Junius Brutus during the reign of Julius Caesar.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Ancus Marcius and on the reverse an equestrian rider on a five arched aqueduct. The coin was struck by Lucius Marcius Philippus, who claimed descent from Ancus Marcius.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome showing on the obverse the head of Venus wearing a stephane, pendant earring and necklace. The reverse shows a trophy of Gallic arms with bound captives at the base.

Pyke, Edgar William

Abydos.

Bronze coin from Abydos, Troas (modern day Turkey) showing on the obverse the head of Marcus Aurelius and on the reverse Roma seated left, holding Palladium and spear, shield at her side.

Pyke, Edgar William

Africa.

Silver denarius from a moving military mint in North Africa showing on the obverse the head of Venus and on the reverse Aeneas holding the Palladium and carrying Anchises on his shoulder. Coin was minted during the reign of Julius Caesar.

Pyke, Edgar William

Troas.

Bronze coin from Troas (modern day Turkey). The obverse shows a man on horseback, and the reverse the body of a rooster.

Pyke, Edgar William

Poseidonia.

Bronze coin from Poseidonia (Paestum, Italy). Obverse shows Poseidon walking with a trident, and the reverse shows a bull standing on a line.

Pyke, Edgar William

Edgar William Pyke coin collection.

Collection of coins ranging from the Persian Empire of the 6th century BCE to 19th century Britain. The coins reflect the development of the monetary systems, art, religion and shifting borders of the world. Also included are a coin weight and various electrotype coin reproductions.

Pyke, Edgar William

Aegina.

Silver stater from Aegina (Greece) showing on the obverse a land tortoise with thirteen plates and on the reverse an incuse square with five compartments containing letters and a dolphin.

Pyke, Edgar William

Thasos.

Silver obol from Thasos (Thrace, now Greece) showing on the obverse a Satyr and on the reverse an amphora.

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Athens.

Silver tetradrachm from Athens (Greece) showing on the obverse the head of Athena and on the reverse an owl with the letters AOE.

Pyke, Edgar William

Gaul.

Silver quinarius from central Gaul (modern day France) minted by the Gallic Sequani people. The obverse shows the helmeted head of Roma and the reverse a galloping horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of King Titus Tatius and on the reverse Tarpeia being tortured.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of King Titus Tatius and on the reverse two Sabine women being carried by soldiers.

Pyke, Edgar William

London.

Bronze follis from London (England) showing on the obverse the bust of Constantine II and on the reverse an altar with the letters VOP IS XX.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Trajan and on the reverse Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.

Pyke, Edgar William

Parthia.

Silver drachma from Parthia (modern day Iraq) showing on the obverse a portrait of Phraates IV and on the reverse an archer holding a bow surrounded by the inscription �BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIPHANOUS� or �Of Great Arsaces, King of Kings, God Manifest.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Miletus.

Silver 1/12 stater from Miletus, Ionia (modern day Turkey). The obverse shows a lion head and the reverse an incuse sun motif.

Pyke, Edgar William

Massalia.

Silver tetrabol from Massalia (modern day Marseilles, France). Obverse shows a bust of Artemis and the reverse a lion prowling.

Pyke, Edgar William

Thasos.

Silver drachma from Thasos (Thrace, now Greece) showing on the obverse a naked ithyphallic Satyr carrying off a protesting nymph and on the reverse an incuse quadripartite square.

Pyke, Edgar William

Syria.

Silver drachma from Syria showing on the obverse the head of Antiochus III and on the reverse Apollo seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

Lyon.

Silver denarius from Lyons (France) showing on the obverse the head of Augustus and on the reverse Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

Phocis.

Silver triobol from Phocis (modern day Greece) showing on the obverse a facing bull head and on the reverse a laureate head of Apollo.

Pyke, Edgar William

Ephesus.

Bronze coin from Ephesus, Ionia (modern day Turkey). The obverse shows a bee and the reverse shows a stag looking to the right over its shoulder along with the inscription of the magistrate.

Pyke, Edgar William

Athens.

Silver Tritartemorion (or 3/4 obol) from Athens, Greece. Obverse shows a head of Athena and the reverse the letters AOE surrounded by crescents.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver crown from England showing on the obverse the head of Charles II and on the reverse four crowned shields with crossed C's between.

Pyke, Edgar William

Alexandria.

Silver tetradrachm from Alexandria (Egypt) showing on the obverse the head of Ptolemy I and on the reverse an eagle standing on a thunderbolt with the date IIZ in the left field.

Pyke, Edgar William

England.

Silver alloy coin from eastern England minted by the Brittonic Iceni people. The image on the obverse is obscured and the reverse seems to show a stylized horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the Cybele with a turreted crown and on the reverse Bacchius Judeaus (Aristobulus II, High Priest and King of Judaea) holding an olive branch and the reigns of a camel.

Pyke, Edgar William

Persia.

Silver siglo from the Persian Kingdom (modern day Iran) showing on the obverse a king running with a lance and on the reverse an incuse square.

Pyke, Edgar William

Cappadocia.

Silver drachma from Cappadocia (modern day Turkey) showing the head of Ariarathes IV on the obverse and ont he reverse Athena standing left, holding Nike, shiel and a spear.

Pyke, Edgar William

Parthia.

Silver drachma from Parthia (modern day Iraq) showing on the obverse a portrait of Mithradates II wearing a diadem with a long beard and on the reverse a seated archer surrounded by the inscription �BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIPHANOUS� or �Of Great Arsaces, King of Kings, God Manifest.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Caulonia.

Silver stater from the ancient city of Caulonia (in Italy) showing on the obverse Apollo with a branch and a stag to his right. On reverse same incuse.

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