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34 Britannia Gold £100 One Ounce a 4-coin set comprising 1987 S.BQ1, 1997 S.BQ3, 2001 S.BQ5, 2003 S.BQ6 all BU in the Royal Mint red box of issue with certificate £3,000 - £4,000
83 Fifty Pences 2019 a 5-coin set in gold '50 Years of the 50p' - British Culture Set, comprising Britannia, Kew Gardens 250th Anniversary, 100 Years of Scouting, 100 Years of Girl Guiding and 50th Anniversary of the 4-minute mile reverses, now all dated 2019 and Gold Proof issues, FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, number 25 of only 75 sets issued, we understand this set was sold out at the Royal Mint within two hours of release £3,800 - £4,500
85 Five Hundred Pounds 2017 The Queen's Beasts - The Lion of England 5oz. Gold Proof S.QCH1 nFDC-FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate number 20 of just 125 issued, only 100 in this presentation format £6,000 - £7,000
86 Five Hundred Pounds 2018 The Queen's Beasts - The Red Dragon of Wales 5oz. Gold Proof S.QCH3 FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate number 51, only 90 pieces issued, only 75 in the presentation format £6,800 - £7,500
87 Five Hundred Pounds 2019 Chinese Lunar Year of the Pig, Shengxiao Collection 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, number 20 of just 38 pieces issued £7,000 - £8,000
88 Five Hundred Pounds 2019 The Queen's Beasts - The Falcon of the Plantagenets 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate number 21, just 85 pieces minted, with only 75 in this presentation format £7,000 - £8,000
89 Five Hundred Pounds Britannia 2018 Gold 5oz. S.BR5, FDC/nFDC with a small handling mark in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, number 28 of only 95 minted, with just 90 in this presentation format £6,700 - £7,500
93 Five Pound Crowns a 4-coin set Countdown to the London 2012 Olympic Games S.OGS9, comprising 2009 S.4920, 2010 S.4921, 2011 S.4922 and 2012 S.4923 all Gold Proofs with the blue Olympic logo, FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with all certificates, the box with some wear to the edges £5,000 - £6,000
102 GB/Australia/Canada The Longest Reigning Monarch of the Commonwealth 2015 a 3-coin set in gold comprising GB Five Pound Crown 2015 Gold Proof S.L43, Australia 100 Dollars 2015 Gold Proof One Ounce, Canada 2015 200 Dollars One Ounce Gold Proof, FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, number 57 of only 100 sets produced £3,400 - £3,800
126 Proof Set 1887 Silver Set (7 coins) Crown, Double Florin (Arabic 1), Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Threepence UNC to nFDC attractively toned, and retaining considerable original mint brilliance, in a modern blue presentation box £3,500 - £4,500
127 Proof Set 1893 Long Set £5 to Silver Threepence a choice high grade set in PCGS holders £5 PR62+CAM, £2 PR63DCAM, Sovereign PR63CAM, Half Sovereign PR62DCAM, Crown PR64, Halfcrown PR63CAM, Florin PR64, Shilling PR63CAM, Sixpence PR64 CAM, Threepence PR62 desirable and rare thus £32,000 - £42,000
128 Proof Set 1893 Silver Set (6 coins) Crown to Threepence nFDC to FDC the Crown nicely toned, Halfcrown to Threepence with matching colourful tone, all coins retaining much original mint brilliance comes with a maroon box, 1893 sets with matching coins now becoming increasingly difficult to find £4,000 - £6,000
173 Ten Pounds 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee 5oz. Gold Proof S.M1 in a large PCGS holder and graded PR68 DCAM, with Royal Mint box of issue with certificate originally issued by the Royal Mint at £9250 £6,700 - £7,500
176 Ten Pounds 2016 Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday 5oz. Gold Proof S.M8 FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate number 17, only 170 pieces issued £6,000 - £7,000
177 Ten Pounds 2016 Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday 5oz. Gold Proof S.M8 FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate number 60, only 170 pieces issued £6,500 - £7,500
180 Ten Pounds The Tower of London - The Legend of the Ravens 2019 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, number 28 of a very low mintage of 45 pieces, with only 35 in this presentation format, the first of a set of 4 pieces to be minted for the Tower of London series, currently £8645 on the Royal Mint website £7,000 - £8,000
218 United Kingdom 2019 Gold Proof set the 5-coin set comprising Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign and Quarter Sovereign FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, only 750 sets issued £3,000 - £4,000
219 United Kingdom Golden Jubilee Gold Proof Set 2002 the very impressive Royal Mint issue comprising 2002 £5 Crown, £2 ,£1, 50/20/10/5/2 and 1 Pence plus Maundy Money all struck in gold, S.PGJS1, the Twenty Pence and Ten Pence with the lightest of toning nFDC to FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate £3,500 - £4,500
237 Ethiopia Proof Set 1972 a 5-coin set in gold in PCGS holders, KM#55-59 comprising One Hundred Dollars Haile Selassie 1972 KM#59 PCGS PR65DCAM, Fifty Dollars (4) 1972 Theodros II KM#55 PCGS PR68DCAM, 1972 Youhannes IV KM#56 PCGS PR65DCAM, 1972 Menelik II KM#57 PR65DCAM, 1972 Empress Zewditu KM#58 PCGS PR66DCAM, comes with the original green box of issue with certificate, the certificate matching the number of the One Hundred Dollar coin £4,750 - £5,750
267 South Africa Proof Set 1937 Halfcrown to Farthing (8 coins) Krause states a mintage of just 116 Proof sets, the coins now all in PCGS holders and graded as follows:- Halfcrown PCGS PF65 Cameo, Florin PCGS PR66 Cameo, Shilling PCGS PR66 Cameo, Sixpence PCGS PR66 Cameo, Threepence PCGS PR65, Penny PR65 BN, Halfpenny PR66 BN and Farthing PCGS PR65 BN comes in a wooden box with 'Koninklike Munt Pretoria Proefmuntstukke - Royal Mint Pretoria Specimen Coins 1937' on the lid, The Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Threepence with frosted portraits, the Penny, Halfpenny and Farthing mint toned as issued, possibly a VIP set, believed to have once belonged to a South African diplomat, although there are now no supporting documents, a very rare low mintage set £4,000 - £5,000
446 Mexico 8 Escudos 1809Mo HJ KM#160 in an NGC holder and graded MS64 a choice example, only one coin graded higher on the NGC Population Census £7,500 - £8,500
826 Angel Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2531 mintmark Crescent some small weak areas on the reverse, 5.14 grammes, About VF, Very Rare, only the third example of the Sixth Issue we have offered in the last 15 years £3,800 - £4,500
827 Crown 1656 large 6 over small 6 over 4 ESC 9A GEF all detail sharp and crisp an exceptional piece £6,000 - £8,000
828 Crown 1656 Small 6 over 4, Normal N's ESC, Bull 11 VF or better and rare in this grade £3,000 - £3,600
838 Half Pound Charles I 1642 Shrewsbury Mint, No Plume in obverse field, S.2924 Mintmark Plume/-, VF and bold, on a full round flan £5,000 - £6,000
839 Halfcrown Charles I Tower Mint under King group 1 first horseman type 1a2 with horse caparisoned with plume on head and crupper, no groundline and with patterned area on caparison similar in style to Brooker 278 Ex Lingford then described as N2201 no rose or groundline, Spink 2764 Good VF on a bold flan exceptional eye appeal and clarity of design £3,000 - £4,000
846 Laurel James I Fourth Head variety, Tie ends form a bracket to value S.2638C mintmark Lis VF or slightly better, a very pleasing and evenly struck example £3,000 - £4,500
847 Noble Richard II London Mint (without flag) French Titles resumes III A Spink 1656, reverse with ILLORVM otherwise as Schneider 160 and corresponding with North 1303 (1) choice EF desirable thus £8,000 - £10,000
856 Pound Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2534 mintmark Key over Woolpack, VF, the reverse with faint signs of a letter M above the ER on the reverse visible under magnification, an excellent portrait coin and still with much eye appeal, large Elizabeth I gold difficult to find in grades above Fine £10,000 - £14,000
857 Rose Ryal James I Third Coinage, Obverse: King enthroned, ornate back to throne, S.2632 mintmark Lis, 11.76 grammes, Fine or better and evenly struck, surfaces porous £7,000 - £8,000
874 Crown 1658 8 over 7 Cromwell ESC 10, Bull 240, GVF/NEF with a few old thin scratches in the obverse field visible under magnification, the die crack at it's later stage, Ex-Alan Jordan Collection £5,000 - £6,000
875 Crown 1658 8 over 7 ESC 10, Bull 240, NEF with the die flaw at a very early stage, a small haymark on the shield, and a small flan imperfection below the N of ANG barely detract £6,000 - £7,000
885 Crown 1707 Second Bust, SEPTIMO, ESC 104 EF with a small flan crack, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 65 £3,000 - £3,500
891 Crown 1746 LIMA ESC 125, Bull 1668 EF and most attractive, the reverse in particular with subtle blue, gold and magenta tones £3,300 - £3,800
894 Crown 1818 Pattern with large lettering and different head, ESC 241 Bull 2051 Rarity 6 toned FDC and graded PR64 by PCGS and in their holder, the only example graded by PCGS extremely rare and desirable thus £40,000 - £60,000
896 Crown 1839 Plain edge Proof ESC 279, Bull 2560, approaching EF, the reverse retaining some original lustre under a colourful tone, the reverse field with a small flan flaw by the AN of BRITANNIAR £3,000 - £6,000
965 Five Guineas 1677 first bust hair of different style S3328A approaching EF/EF with sharp reflective fields once cleaned, a much rarer date, we have sold 125 Five Guineas in the past but never an example dated 1677 £22,000 - £28,000
966 Five Guineas 1684 Second Bust Elephant and Castle below S3332 a very high grade example reverse Good EF with sharp prooflike fields the obverse also sharp in places the Elephant and Castle particularly so and with some light field porosity being the only distraction to this choice piece £50,000 - £65,000
967 Five Guineas 1693 QVINTO S.3422 Good Fine/Fine, Ex-Jewellery and with some light graffiti below the bust, the busts clear, bold and evenly struck £4,000 - £5,000
968 Five Guineas 1741 41 over 38 DECIMO QVARTO S.3663A choice and graded MS61 by NGC desirable thus £55,000 - £70,000
969 Five Guineas 1741 DECIMO QVARTO S.3663A the 4 of the date struck over a 3, the 1 appears struck over another 1, interestingly the reverse struck from the same die as the example offered in our auction A158 Lot 1922, NEF and very desirable with lots of eye appeal £25,000 - £35,000
970 Five Pound Crown 2013 Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Proof Piedfort S.L25, 94.2 grammes of .999 Platinum, in an NGC holder and graded PF69 Ultra Cameo, only 250 struck, this one of the first 50 struck, with certificate, retailed by the Royal Mint at £6500 £3,750 - £4,750
974 Five Pounds 1887 S.3864 in a PCGS holder and graded MS63 and hard to fine in this high grade £3,250 - £3,750
976 Five Pounds 1937 Proof S.4074 in a PCGS holder and graded PR64 DCAM £8,000 - £10,000
992 Guinea 1678 S.3344 VF or better the obverse with some light haymarks, the reverse with some small nicks, all Charles II Guineas increasingly difficult to find in grades above Fine £4,000 - £5,000
1051 Half Sovereign 1839 Proof die axis inverted S.3859 in an LCGS holder and graded 80 £5,000 - £6,000
1105 Halfcrown 1658 Cromwell ESC 447 EF or near so desirable thus with an even grey tone which becomes a pleasing orange hue towards the rims £3,000 - £4,000
1350 Sovereign 1817 Marsh 1 EF/GEF with some light contact marks £3,000 - £3,500
1351 Sovereign 1817 Marsh 1 in a PCGS holder and graded MS62 £4,000 - £5,000
1352 Sovereign 1817 Marsh 1 in an NGC holder and graded MS63 £4,250 - £5,250

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