1070 Penny – William I (William the Conqueror) - Silver penny of William the Conqueror, struck about 1070-1072 at the London Mint of moneyer Ealdgar. The Obverse shows a crowned King William facing, with a canopy of two columns. This is known as the 'Canopy Type'.
64AD-66AD Sestertius – Nero - Military manoeuvrers are often shown on Roman Coins. This coin is an AE (Brass/Bronze) Sestertius of Emperor Nero, struck at the Rome Mint between 64AD and 66AD. The Reverse shows Nero on horseback with another soldier. Text on coin is "DECURSIO" which means 'military manoeuvrer'.
17BC Denarius – Augustus / Apex Flaminis - Silver Denarius of the Emperor Augustus struck at the Rome Mint of the Moneyer P Licinius Stolo around 17BC. The Reverse shows an Apex flaminis (a cap worn by some Roman priests) between two ancilia.
1551-1553 Threepence – Edward VI - Silver threepence of King Edward VI. Third period. Minted between 1551 and 1553 at the Tower (London) Mint.
Midland Coin Fair - The Midland Coin Fair (Birmingham UK) attracts around 50+ dealers from all around the UK and is always on the second Sunday of each month. March/June/September/December are the 'Big' fairs, which have even more dealers.
2006 Two Pound Coin – Isambard Kingdom Brunel - In 2006 the Royal Mint released two coins celebrating the 200th year of the birth of one of Britain's greatest engineers - Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859). Brunel was a key figure in the Industrial Revolution and he is remembered for many things, including railways, steamships, bridges and buildings.
1189 Penny – Richard I - If you're looking for Richard's name in the legend then you may be disappointed as it says HENRICVS, as the coins were struck in the name and design of Henry II (and continued to be so in the next reign too).