New World Price Guide Search. 1929 Lundy Island coin setâ (2) Coins: (1) â Puffinâ and (1) â 1/2 Puffinâ â uncirculated, mounted in plastic case. Free shipping for many products! - 1929 Lundy - Puffin - Martin Coles Harman - King of Lundy - Bronze Coin - 5-147Contacting Us or Questions:Please feel free to contact me concerning any product that we have listed. Have one to sell? The illegal coin with a unique past… You now have the rare opportunity to own a coin that was made illegal within a year of its production – The Lundy Half Puffin. Where can we find more about LUNDY coins??? The tiny island caught up in a High Court Case. The coins of Lundy are unofficial issues of currency from the island of Lundy, in the Bristol Channel off the west coast of England. LUNDY ISLAND 1929 HALF PUFFIN 246 … Lundy Lundy Half Puffin coin from 1929 - unique coin, unofficial currency from Lundy Island. Harman had sent specimen coins to the Royal Mint and had been thanked for them, although they had warned him about Section 5 of the Coinage Act of 1870. LUNDY ISLAND 4 PIECE COIN SET, NO CASE 1965. UK LUNDY ISLAND COIN. Unlike the 1929 issues, which did circulate, these are generally not considered numismatic items. Discussion in 'World Coins' started by paddyman98, Jan 13, 2018. paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Click on "Shop" to search for the coin on eBay. KM : Tn2 Coin condition : MS(63) Composition : Bronze Year : 1929 Country : LUNDY Denomination : Puffin 10.09 gr . Numismatic specification data and valuation estimates provided by Active Interest Media’s. Home Forums > Coin Forums > World Coins > Lundy - 1929 Half Puffin & One Puffin. He held Lundy for the king and this was the last part of the king's lands to capitulate to the victorious Parliamentary forces after a siege lasting a year. The 1929 & 1965 puffin is 29.29mm whilst the 2011 puffin is 27.3mm. Strange chap. [1][5] It has been reported that Lundy puffin forgeries may exist. The edges of the coins are lettered with the inscription 'LUNDY LIGHTS AND LEADS', a reference to the island's two Detailed information about the coin 1 Puffin, Martin Coles Harman (Pattern Strike), Lundy, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, … Harman lost his case at the Petty Sessions in Bideford and appealed to the High Court of Justice where he also lost and was fined £5, with fifteen guineas (£15 15s) costs.[3][6]. Please notice: Shipping by registered mail only. Lot L2. 1929 Token coins (Scrips): Information on the Catawiki site about Lundy 1 Puffin 1929 (Bronze - Normal), 1929. by marchenkovaa × Lundy ½ puffin 1929. The coin was called the puffin because the islanders had a long history of bartering puffin feathers for food and other commodities. BU $ 125.00. Mouse over to Zoom- Click to enlarge. Visitors from the island could exchange any remaining 'puffins' at the banks in Bideford, who then returned the Lundy coins to the island (Coin News 1999). Lundy, 1929, 1/2 Puffin and 1 Puffin, Set/2, Ch. Currency Puffin Composition Bronze Weight 10 g Diameter 29.29 mm Image not available. Used. Born in Steyning in Sussex and educated at Whitgift School in Croydon, Harman had six brothers and five sisters. There were two denominations, a one-puffin coin and a half-puffin coin, neatly convertible to a penny and a ha'penny at the legal rate of exchange.)[7]. A set of five 'fantasy' Lundy coins were put on sale in 2011. On the "tails" side of a puffin is the head of a puffin (sea bird with a parrotlike beak and white cheeks). EUR 29.04. Lot L3 . Coins denominated the puffin and half-puffin—respectively worth a British penny and half-penny—have just gone into circulation among the 40 dwellers on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel, also called "Puffin Island." 1929 Lundy Puffin. The half and one puffin coins are smaller in size. The coin issue of 1929. Picture Information. Lundy, an impregnable cliff-girt island in the Bristol Channel, has had some celebrated owners, the most recent being Martin Coles Harman, who issued his own stamps & coins in 1929. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 1929 Lundy 1 Puffin Coin ANACS MS 63 RB at the best online prices at eBay! Another possible coinage connection exists through the activities of Thomas Bushell, friend of Francis Bacon, a strong supporter of the Royalist cause during the First English Civil War, and an expert on mining and coining. Picture Information. Similar to KM#Tn3. 1965 1/2 PUFFIN. This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 14:15. Main Gate Europe United KingdomLundy 1-PUFFIN (X#Tn2) Lundy 1-PUFFIN (X#Tn2) Puffin . Free shipping for many products! Martin Coles Harman (1885 – 5 December 1954) was an English businessman who, in 1925, bought the island of Lundy and proclaimed himself King. Many of our collectors want the coin … In 1931 he was convicted for illegal coining and forced to withdrown the coins. Coin Condition: MS-63. 1 in stock. From Ukraine. There were two coins - the Half Puffin and the One Puffin [2], which 1929 1 PUFFIN. Shipped with USPS First Class Package. $39.95 0 bids + $5.00 shipping . He was sent to court for having his own coins minted. 1929 Token coins (Scrips): Information on the Catawiki site about Lundy 1 Puffin 1929 (Bronze - Normal), 1929.

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