1929 Lundy Puffin. At that time the Government took umbrage and the man who made them had to go to court. or Best Offer +C $31.32 shipping; From United States; Customs services and international tracking provided. AN ILLUSTRATED LUNDY ISLAND STAMP WEBSITE The Stamp Numbering is based on Jon Aitchison's 2019 Sixth Edition of "Stamps and Postal History of Lundy Island". bronze 1/2 puffin dated 1965 (proof only) Value range: less than $10. bart. Free international postage. This section covers all world issues offered as individual items or small groups, including non English hammered and medieval issues, Scottish and Irish issues will be listed here also. Lundy Islands Half Puffin pair 1965 toned Proof. Martin Coles Harman bought the island in 1925 for £16,000 and about four years later struck a token coinage called “puffins” after the birds that lived there. Buy: $79.00. Click to display larger images. EUR 74.49. This is a slightly exotic coin of the British Isles produced by the self-proclaimed 'King of Lundy', Martin Coles Harman but declared illegal shortly after as the British Government was trying to halt to spread of independent coin/token issues. KB Coins - Numismatists. Though the courts ruled the coinage illegal, there is a great deal of sentimental value associated with this private issue. The tiny island caught up in a High Court Case In 1925, a businessman named Martin Coles Harman purchased a small island in the Bristol Channel. If you have material to sell we offer a straightforward and easy to follow service which gives you the option of consigning your material to auction, or selling it to us direct for cash. bronze 1/2 puffin dated 1929 mintage: 50,000 –  Value range: $15-$20. LUNDY 1/2 PUFFIN 1929 1 YEAR TYPE UNC $25.00 + shipping . is considered one of the best bets for investors and this coin has been proven to perform well even during precious. Lundy 1 Puffin 1929 Bronze Coin - Martin Coles Harman. Find great deals on eBay for lundy puffin coins. EUR 33.48. Continuing to use this website gives consent to cookies being used. Proof Bronze 1 Puffin Coin. Details: coins, lundy, island, puffin, token, receive, exact, ones, shown, silver Lundy Island, One & 1/2 Puffin Token Coins 1977, N The item you will receive are the exact one(s) island to island with a lundy tease of cancels. (Lund = puffin, ey = island.) In fact, Lundy Island, where they have made their home for generations, means Puffin Island in Norse! Lundy Island in the United Kingdom has a claim to significance in numismatic circles in that the owner issued coins in 1929 that were for a while genuinely used in purchases and were returned by the bank in Ilfracombe to the island if they were used in the town by returning visitors. Nickel-brass 1/2 puffin dated 1965 -mintage: 3,000 (proof only) $10 or less. Shop with confidence. NGC PF63! Lundy Island. Wikidata: Q324812 Buy: $4.99. Despite having no official recognition, it remained an unofficially semi-autonomous fiefdom of Devonshire. KM#Tn1. Many of our collectors want the coin-tokens… ISLAND OF LUNDY -2011 5 COIN SET -MARTIN HARMAN … See photos for Dates, Values Wealthy businessman Jack Haywood purchased Lundy in 1965 for £150,000 and gave it to the British people. Click here for more info. 1929 - First Puffin Definitives … Don't know if anyone's interested or not but I have a nice grade half-puffin from Lundy Island 1929. Picture Information. Home; Lundy Island; Shop by Category. Change Currency: GBP. bronze puffin dated 1965 – mintage: 3,000 (proof only) -less than $10. aUNC Lemberg-Zp. Shop with confidence. Notes; Note: Prev. There are two lighthouses and a bird sanctuary on the island. and puffins are among its most famous avian inhabitants. RARE 1931 UK 1 Shillings Silver King George Coin STAMP Lundy Island 1 Puffin. We offer free appraisals, house visits, free collection of bulky material from your home, immediate cash offers and an auctioneering service. Lundy Puffin Half Puffin : World Coins. At least, Dave Hill didn't put his own effigy on the coin, as Harman did. « Last Edit: June 23, 2007, 05:16:28 PM by Figleaf » Logged Figleaf. Rare Coins and Tokens Lundy Island Half Puffin 1929 - Lundy Island, Martin Coles Harman, Half Puffin 1929: 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. India - set 4 coins 5 Rupees 2011 - 2014 comm. gold 1/2 puffin dated 1965 -mintage:50 (proof only) $1,000 – $1,500. C $59.71. London Coins holds auctions every three months in Bracknell, Berkshire with a dedicated section for World Coins. From Austria. lundy coin has been used once but in excellent condition.Has been kept in a protective bag. Numismatic specification data and valuation estimates provided by Active Interest Media’s NumisMaster. Great gift for you/your favorite coin collector. Free delivery for many products! Coins from Lundy Lundy is a micro-nation created on Lundy Island, situated off the coast of Great Britain by Martin Coles Harman in the 1920s. gold puffin dated 1965 – mintage: 50 (proof only) – $2,000 – $2,500. Lundy 1977 Coin Set - One Half Puffin - Royal Visit First Day Cover Stamps Rare. Specifications ; Composition: Bronze. Based on the first Lundy coin-tokens issued in 1929. $29.99 1 bid + $6.99 shipping . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for WALES, LUNDY ISLAND 1929 ONE PUFFIN COIN at the best online prices at eBay! Both half and whole puffins bear the likeness of Martin Coles Harman, Esq., London merchant, who bought Puffin Island in 1925 and plays at being its king. With London Coins selling your material could not be easier. or Best Offer + EUR 9.21 postage. Rare Coins and Tokens Lundy Island 1929 half puffin - Lundy Island, Martin Coles Harman, Half Puffin 1929: 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. nickel-brass puffin dated 1965 – mintage: 3,000 (proof only) – less than $10. Find great deals on eBay for lundy island. Or browse our previous auctions using our text-based directory. Martin Coles Harman bought the island in 1925 for £16,000 and about four years later struck a token coinage called “puffins” after the birds that lived there. or Best Offer. LUNDY ISLAND: pair (x2) gilt proof lundy island full & half puffin coins. indents & dirt mark to top left corner. eBay (lemberg-zp) Add to watchlist. Should I get my coin collection appraised? Homepage; English Proof Sets; Royal Mint - Uncirculated Sets; Hammered Gold ; Hammered Silver. A one Puffin coin of 1929, bearing the portrait of Martin Coles Harman. Lundy Coin Price Guide. On being prosecuted for the contravention of the 1870 Coinage Act Mr Harman There also exists an 1929 Puffin pattern in bronze with a plain edge on a large flan. Similar to KM#Tn3. P&P: + … Log In or Register. Lundy Half Puffin coin from 1929 - unique coin, unofficial currency from Lundy Island. $39.95 0 bids + $5.00 shipping . Was: Previous Price C $210.33. Where can we find more about LUNDY coins??? P&P: + £3.49 P&P . Lundy lies off the coast of North Devon, where the Atlantic ocean meets the Bristol Channel with nothing between it and America, a granite outcrop, three miles long and half a mile wide. Diameter: 23mm. LUNDY ISLAND 1929 ONE PUFFIN COIN LOW MINTAGE . eBay (bila.dmitr) Add to watchlist. To receive the next London Coins auction catalogue join our mailing list. Was: Previous Price C $75.57. About Lundy Island tour History Before 1836 1836-1925 1925-1969 Since 1969 Wildlife on the island Birds Mammals Butterflies and Moths ... Alongside the stamps, Harman had coinage minted for his kingdom in 1929 – one puffin and half-puffin coins, the same size and weight as the old pennies and ha'pennies. S p o n I T s F o r 3 1 5 5 G X E e d. 1965, Lundy (Island), Martin Coles Harman. We have been offering that souvenir sheet with the two coin-tokens of a Puffin and a Half Puffin. There are two lighthouses and a bird sanctuary on the island. $38.99 . Lundy is an island near Devonshire England. … Last updated: 4 July, 2020 For a Lundy Island Stamp Checklist, click here Jump to: 1920s - 1930s - 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s - 2010s. From United States. EUR 102.10 . Free shipping . £27.50. £14.99 + P&P 0 bids . Fantasy coins have been produced dated 1965, 1977, etc. Good condition, from smoke-free home. LUNDY - 1929 MARTIN COLES HARMAN HALF PUFFIN COIN. It has an area of 4.22 square km and a population less than 50. Design; Edge Lettering: LUNDY LIGHTS AND LEADS. £19.95 + P&P 0 bids . Perth Mint 2011 Lunar Calendar 4 Rectangular coins 1oz Silver Proof Collection . eBay (escoumins) Add to watchlist. What does the Latin motto VTRA QUE VNUM mean? Lundy 1/2 Puffin X# Tn1 1929 . half puffin.jpg (15 kB, 448x204 - viewed 861 times.) $50.00 + $3.75 shipping . Lundy 1925-1965 Set of 4 Coins,1/2,1Puf fins,Rare. £15.99. Powered by NumisMaster. For further details please see our How To Sell Your Coins page and request our information pack. This section covers all world issues offered as individual items or small groups, including non English hammered and medieval issues, Scottish and Irish issues will be listed here also. Please note that during the current Covid-19 situation, Lundy is not open for visitors. Lundy stamps and coins are available to order by post from The Lundy Postal Service, Lundy, Bristol Channel, EX39 2LY, by phone on 01237 431831 ext 226 or by email lundypostalservice@lundyisland.co.uk. 1929 LUNDY ISLAND HALF PUFFIN COIN. 1929 Lundy Island coin setâ (2) Coins: (1) â Puffinâ and (1) â 1/2 Puffinâ â uncirculated, mounted in plastic case. Lundy is an English island in the Bristol Channel.It forms part of the district of Torridge in the county of Devon.. About 3 miles (5 kilometres) long and 5 ⁄ 8 mi (1 km) wide, Lundy has had a long and turbulent history, frequently changing hands between the British crown and various usurpers. Detailed information about the coin 1 Puffin, Martin Coles Harman, Lundy, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, metal, weight, size, value and other numismatic data Lundy is an island near Devonshire England. In the hubbub of the modern world, it is a place apart, peaceful and unspoiled. This website uses cookies. Please browse the results of our past auctions using the navigation tools above. The tokens consist of the following: (prices are for uncirculated pieces). See my other listing for more British coins from Victoria, George IV, George V and George VI. It has an area of 4.22 square km and a population less than 50. 1965 Lundy Island Set of 4 coins - Puffin Coins. These birds have a history with the island, as shown by the island’s name “Lundy” is derived from the Norse meaning Puffin (Lund) Island (-ey). Buy It Now; Free Shipping ; From China; SPONSORED. LUNDY ISLAND 4 PIECE COIN SET, NO CASE 1965. On being prosecuted for the contravention of the 1870 Coinage Act Mr 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. The island is a popular place for day trips (though you can also stay there!) You now have the rare opportunity to own a coin that was made illegal within a year of its production – The Lundy Half Puffin. 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." C $189.30. Canada Halfpenny Token 1838 Bank of Montreal type as KM#Tn15, Chaloner type 30, Obverse Front and side view of a... English Coins Large Coins and Accumulations, World Coins Large Coins and Accumulations. Lundy Puffin 1929 Martin Coles Harman KM# (T37) £29.99 + P&P . World Coin 1929 Lundy One Puffin Martin Coles Harman Slider Uncirculated. Change Language: Advanced Search. grab a bargain from 45.. happy bidding! Opens image gallery. Rare Coins and Tokens Lundy Island One Puffin 1929 - Lundy Island, Martin Coles Harman, One Puffin 1929. From Iceland. 1929 LUNDY ISLAND HALF PUFFIN COIN. ... « on: March 31, 2007, 11:11:12 PM » You found a follower of Martin Coles Harman, owner of the island of Lundy. The nesting period for puffins on Lundy is between April and July, although sightings outside of this time are not uncommon. or Best Offer. bronze puffin dated 1929 – mintage: 50,000 $10-$20. Buy: $179.00. Value range about $150+. Date Sold Category Lot Description … On being prosecuted for the contravention of the 1870 Coinage Act Mr Harman At the age of 16, he left school to work for Lazard, … New World Price Guide Search. U.S. Silver Coins: When They Ended and What They’re Worth, U.S. Classic Commemoratives & Government Sets, 1928 $5 Federal Reserve Note payable in gold. Martin Coles Harman (1885 – 5 December 1954) was an English businessman who, in 1925, bought the island of Lundy and proclaimed himself King. 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