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London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

Certified Coins : Auction Price Highlights

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 142
Certified Coins 1841 as Marsh 24, slabbed by as GRΛTIΛ variety and graded AU53, however close inspection shows a faint bar to the first A with no trace of a bar on the second A so a new variety with one unbarred A, all 1841 Sovereigns are extremely rare in this high grade, so this piece exceptionally rare as a new variety, the reverse sharp and brilliant EF the obverse near so
£23,500 London Coins : A142 : Lot 640 : Sovereign 1841 as Marsh 24, slabbed by PCGS as GRΛTIΛ variety and graded AU53, however clo... London Coins : A142 : Lot 640 : Sovereign 1841 as Marsh 24, slabbed by PCGS as GRΛTIΛ variety and graded AU53, however clo...

Auction 126
Certified Coins 1863 Slender 3 in date Freeman 44 dies 6+G Fine 25, rated R20 by Freeman, we note that there was no example in the Laurie Bamford , John Jerrams 'Early British Bronze Bun and Their Varieties' states in a 2001 census records only one example, a highly important key coin in the series and extremely rare, this possibly being the only known example
£22,000 London Coins : A126 : Lot 1643 : Penny 1863 Slender 3 in date Freeman 44 dies 6+G CGS Fine 25, rated R20 by Freeman, we note ... London Coins : A126 : Lot 1643 : Penny 1863 Slender 3 in date Freeman 44 dies 6+G CGS Fine 25, rated R20 by Freeman, we note ...

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1839 Gold PR63DCAM
£20,000

Auction 105
Certified Coins 1839 PR63DCAM
£19,500

Auction 142
Certified Coins 1922M Marsh 240 MS62, Very Rare, especially in high grade
£15,000 London Coins : A142 : Lot 641 : Sovereign 1922M Marsh 240 NGC MS62, Very Rare, especially in high grade London Coins : A142 : Lot 641 : Sovereign 1922M Marsh 240 NGC MS62, Very Rare, especially in high grade

Auction 131
Certified Coins 1882 without H Freeman 112 dies 11+N EF 60 very rare thus and surely amongst the , we note that the example in the Laurie Bamford (June 2006) was described as 'About Fine, with the reverse better, and an example in CGS grade G 3 (good) and the only other example recorded on the CGS population report realised £1,400 last year on the E-bay, this piece was purchased for £450 in the eighties from Spinks
£11,000 London Coins : A131 : Lot 2055 : Penny 1882 without H Freeman 112 dies 11+N CGS EF 60 very rare thus and surely amongst the finest kn...

Auction 144
Certified Coins 1729 EIC S.3664 graded AU53, GVF with a good even strike
£10,500 London Coins : A144 : Lot 2205 : Five Guineas 1729 EIC S.3664 graded NGC AU53, GVF with a good even strike London Coins : A144 : Lot 2205 : Five Guineas 1729 EIC S.3664 graded NGC AU53, GVF with a good even strike

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1729 MS63 as further certification ensues this piece will surely prove to be high or top of the population statistics
£10,000

Auction 121
Certified Coins 1729 Plain below bust Spink 3663 EF 70
£9,500

Auction 129
Certified Coins 1658 Dutch Copy ESC 11 sharp and choice Good EF/Unc with a rich tone and graded by as AU 75, the first example we have offered of this rare type and rated R3 by ESC, surely at CGS AU75 will be and will remain the
£9,400 London Coins : A129 : Lot 2005 : Crown 1658 Cromwell Dutch Copy ESC 11 sharp and choice Good EF/Unc with a rich tone and graded by CG... London Coins : A129 : Lot 2005 : Crown 1658 Cromwell Dutch Copy ESC 11 sharp and choice Good EF/Unc with a rich tone and graded by CG...

Auction 108
Certified Coins 1701 Fine Work S3456 MS63 scarce thus
£8,900

Auction 135
Certified Coins 1714 Spink 3574 choice and graded Unc 80 by rare thus, apart from coins such as the 1708 and 1723 s it is unusual to find any early milled coins especially gold higher than AU78, this piece is the by type, as well as being the only Guinea in the whole date range from to 1813 that has made the Unc 80 grade (121 have been graded so far) so is up to now the finest known Guinea
£8,200 London Coins : A135 : Lot 1121 : Guinea 1714 Spink 3574 choice and graded Unc 80 by CGS rare thus, apart from hoard coins such as... London Coins : A135 : Lot 1121 : Guinea 1714 Spink 3574 choice and graded Unc 80 by CGS rare thus, apart from hoard coins such as...

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1658 ex Terner and ex Norweb choice and certified PR65 by S3229
£7,800

Auction 129
Certified Coins 1877 Freeman 90 dies 8+H narrow date (Rarity 18) one of the rarest currency types in the entire Bun Penny series and seldom encountered in any grade, this example graded Fine 20 by . We note the Laurie Bamford specimen sold in June 2006 realised £3565, this example's grade certainly on a par with the Bamford coin possibly slightly better
£7,000 London Coins : A129 : Lot 2034 : Penny 1877 Freeman 90 dies 8+H narrow date (Rarity 18) one of the rarest currency types in the entir... London Coins : A129 : Lot 2034 : Penny 1877 Freeman 90 dies 8+H narrow date (Rarity 18) one of the rarest currency types in the entir...

Auction 127
Certified Coins 1713 Queen nEF/EF and graded AU 55 by rare thus. Queen Anne Five Guineas are seldom offered out of 28 Five Guineas we have sold in recent times this is only the third Queen Anne and the highest grade example, (books at £12,500 in Spink in EF)
£7,000

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1746 LIMA S3665 AU58 and very difficult to find in this high grade
£6,700

Auction 128
Certified Coins 1691 Elephant and Castle S.3423 EF 60 Ex-London Coin Auction A118 2/9/2007 Lot 1601
£6,800 London Coins : A128 : Lot 458 : Five Guineas 1691 Elephant and Castle S.3423 CGS EF 60 Ex-London Coin Auction A118 2/9/2007 Lot 1601 London Coins : A128 : Lot 458 : Five Guineas 1691 Elephant and Castle S.3423 CGS EF 60 Ex-London Coin Auction A118 2/9/2007 Lot 1601

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1684 Second Laureate Bust with Elephant and Castle below S3332 AU58 very difficult to find in this high grade
£6,100

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1689 MS63 rare thus
£5,300

Auction 142
Certified Coins 1847 UNDECIMO ESC 288 choice aFDC and graded 80 by at the time of writing making this the CGS finest recorded example from 19 of this types graded, rare and desirable thus
£4,900 London Coins : A142 : Lot 648 : Crown 1847 Gothic UNDECIMO Proof ESC 288 choice aFDC and graded 80 by CGS at the time of writing mak... London Coins : A142 : Lot 648 : Crown 1847 Gothic UNDECIMO Proof ESC 288 choice aFDC and graded 80 by CGS at the time of writing mak...

Auction 118
Certified Coins 1908C Marsh 183 and unlisted as a currency coin by Spink, listed by Marsh as R6 with a mintage of just 633 pieces, Marsh states he had heard
£4,700

Auction 139
Certified Coins 1750 ESC 609 sharp and choice Unc with a pleasing tone graded UNC 85 by making this the of all early milled (prior to 1816) Halfcrowns (174 early milled crowns have been graded by CGS so far) rare and desirable thus
£4,700 London Coins : A139 : Lot 514 : Halfcrown 1750 ESC 609 sharp and choice Unc with a pleasing tone graded UNC 85 by CGS making this th... London Coins : A139 : Lot 514 : Halfcrown 1750 ESC 609 sharp and choice Unc with a pleasing tone graded UNC 85 by CGS making this th...

Auction 138
Certified Coins 1693 Corbet Issue in copper Peck 593 Obverse Busts to right the King cuirassed, laureated with long hair, the Queen draped, similar in style to the tin farthings of 1689-1692, differing slightly in the arrangement of the hair over the shoulder, Reverse a figure of Britannia from a punch as used for the farthings of , date 1693 in exergue. Toothed Border. 24mm diameter, graded Fine 25 by , Excessively Rare with only 5 specimens known, 3 of the other 4 being in museums, the only other example available to commerce was sold at Baldwins 25/9/2006 Lot 508 VF £5750 hammer price, and again sold by Colin Cooke in the Oxford 14/4/2008 (lot 307) for £9500 hammer price, Ex-Michael Freeman
£4,700 London Coins : A138 : Lot 770 : Farthing 1693 Corbet Issue in copper Peck 593 Obverse Busts to right the King cuirassed, laureat... London Coins : A138 : Lot 770 : Farthing 1693 Corbet Issue in copper Peck 593 Obverse Busts to right the King cuirassed, laureat...

Auction 132
Certified Coins 1934 Variety 02 graded UNC 80
£4,700 London Coins : A132 : Lot 1393 : Crown 1934 Proof CGS Variety 02 graded UNC 80 London Coins : A132 : Lot 1393 : Crown 1934 Proof CGS Variety 02 graded UNC 80

Auction 132
Certified Coins 1934 ESC 374 UNC 80 the joint finest of 9 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report, very few Wreath Crowns of any date of the currency type achieve the UNC 80 grade
£4,700 London Coins : A132 : Lot 1392 : Crown 1934 ESC 374 CGS UNC 80 the joint finest of 9 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population... London Coins : A132 : Lot 1392 : Crown 1934 ESC 374 CGS UNC 80 the joint finest of 9 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population...

Auction 111
Certified Coins 1862 ESC 688 W.W. in relief portrait A1 One Plain and one ornate fillet (as the 1839 issue) PF65
£4,400

Auction 121
Certified Coins 1707 SEXTO edge. First Bust Pre-Union ESC 102 AU 75 with a marvellous rich tone, a splendid example of Queen large silver
£3,900

Auction 139
Certified Coins 1823 Marsh 7 AU50 we grade GVF, a rare date which we have only once offered before in auction 126 when a VF example realised £2,000 hammer so this example is the finest we have seen
£4,000 London Coins : A139 : Lot 480 : Sovereign 1823 Marsh 7 NGC AU50 we grade GVF, a rare date which we have only once offered before... London Coins : A139 : Lot 480 : Sovereign 1823 Marsh 7 NGC AU50 we grade GVF, a rare date which we have only once offered before...

Auction 137
Certified Coins 1750 ESC 127 UNC 80 the finest of 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
£4,000 London Coins : A137 : Lot 415 : Crown 1750 ESC 127 CGS UNC 80 the finest of 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Repor... London Coins : A137 : Lot 415 : Crown 1750 ESC 127 CGS UNC 80 the finest of 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Repor...

Auction 121
Certified Coins 1934 ESC 374 and the key to the series Unc or very near so reverse prooflike graded 78 (now termed AU 78) by - UK a few minor scuffs obverse being the only detractions, rare and desirable
£3,800

Auction 120
Certified Coins 1841 ESC 674 graded EF 70 by and the only example on the CGS population report so far, probably one of the best we have seen and would certainly grade aU or better on the traditional market, original tone (a little uneven) sharp fields with
£3,800

Auction 115
Certified Coins 1678 Spink 3335 8 over 7 EF 60
£3,800

Auction 108
Certified Coins 1685 MS63 Ex Marshall and rare in MS grade
£3,800

Auction 130
Certified Coins 1688 ESC 80 MS64 very rare thus
£3,700 London Coins : A130 : Lot 1998 : Crown 1688 ESC 80 PCGS MS64 very rare thus London Coins : A130 : Lot 1998 : Crown 1688 ESC 80 PCGS MS64 very rare thus

Auction 105
Certified Coins 1862 with A beside lighthouse Freeman 290A with Spink listing as extremely rare in any grade this an exceptional lustrous Unc and certified
£3,600

Auction 124
Certified Coins 1927 Modified Head First Reverse unlisted by ESC, Davies or Spink presumably unique variety 02 CGS UNC 90 (UIN 161)
£3,600

Auction 137
Certified Coins 1821 SECUNDO ESC 247 UNC 85
£3,500 London Coins : A137 : Lot 416 : Crown 1821 SECUNDO Proof ESC 247 CGS UNC 85 London Coins : A137 : Lot 416 : Crown 1821 SECUNDO Proof ESC 247 CGS UNC 85

Auction 132
Certified Coins 1821 SECUNDO ESC 247 UNC 88 the joint finest of 4 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
£3,300 London Coins : A132 : Lot 1387 : Crown 1821 SECUNDO Proof ESC 247 CGS UNC 88 the joint finest of 4 examples thus far recorded by the ... London Coins : A132 : Lot 1387 : Crown 1821 SECUNDO Proof ESC 247 CGS UNC 88 the joint finest of 4 examples thus far recorded by the ...

Auction 130
Certified Coins 1818 LVIII ESC 212 PR63 CAM frosted bust and undoubtedly a issue
£3,300 London Coins : A130 : Lot 1999 : Crown 1818 LVIII ESC 212 PCGS PR63 CAM frosted bust and undoubtedly a Proof issue London Coins : A130 : Lot 1999 : Crown 1818 LVIII ESC 212 PCGS PR63 CAM frosted bust and undoubtedly a Proof issue

Auction 130
Certified Coins 1822 SECONDO ESC 251A choice AFDC with a steel grey tone and graded UNC 82 by -UK LTD
£3,300 London Coins : A130 : Lot 2060 : Crown 1822 SECONDO Proof ESC 251A choice AFDC with a steel grey tone and graded UNC 82 by CGS-UK LTD London Coins : A130 : Lot 2060 : Crown 1822 SECONDO Proof ESC 251A choice AFDC with a steel grey tone and graded UNC 82 by CGS-UK LTD

Auction 129
Certified Coins 1874H Freeman 74 UNC 88
£3,300 London Coins : A129 : Lot 2033 : Penny 1874H Proof Freeman 74 CGS UNC 88 London Coins : A129 : Lot 2033 : Penny 1874H Proof Freeman 74 CGS UNC 88

Auction 128
Certified Coins 1813 'Military' S.3730 EF 75
£3,300 London Coins : A128 : Lot 479 : Guinea 1813 'Military' S.3730 CGS EF 75 London Coins : A128 : Lot 479 : Guinea 1813 'Military' S.3730 CGS EF 75

Auction 111
Certified Coins 1839 AU58
£3,100

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1658 choice even grey tone about as struck ex Terner and certified MS64
£3,100

Auction 142
Certified Coins 1874H Freeman 320 dies 10+J struck on a 2mm thick flan, weighs 7.97 grammes, rated R20 by Freeman, graded 60, Ex-London Coins Auction A132 March 2011 Lot 1409 realised £1,500, Ex-Nicholson Lot 441, Ex-Norweb, Spink Coin Auction 59 17/6/1987 Lot 1803, Ex-V.M.Brand (Chicago), many copper coins bought by Mrs Norweb, Ex-H.D.Davis (London), (see Peck page 567), purchased by Baldwins circa 1955, Ex-Stanley Bousfield, Sothebys, 19/12/1911 Lot 453, Ex-J.G.Murdoch, Part 3, 15/3/1904, Lot 659 (part) the only known example and probably unique, an important piece in the series as this impressive provenance shows
£3,200 London Coins : A142 : Lot 474 : Halfpenny 1874H Freeman 320 dies 10+J struck on a 2mm thick flan, weighs 7.97 grammes, rated... London Coins : A142 : Lot 474 : Halfpenny 1874H Freeman 320 dies 10+J struck on a 2mm thick flan, weighs 7.97 grammes, rated...

Auction 109
Certified Coins 1658 ESC 10 MS61
£3,000

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1688 MS64
£3,000

Auction 137
Certified Coins 1750 ESC 609 UNC 82 the second finest of 7 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
£3,000 London Coins : A137 : Lot 437 : Halfcrown 1750 ESC 609 CGS UNC 82 the second finest of 7 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Popul... London Coins : A137 : Lot 437 : Halfcrown 1750 ESC 609 CGS UNC 82 the second finest of 7 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Popul...

Auction 121
Certified Coins 1664 Elephant XF45
£2,900

Auction 109
Certified Coins 1746 ESC 126 PF63
£2,900

Auction 108
Certified Coins 1893 PF63 Ultra Cameo
£2,900

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1681 ESC 64 MS63
£2,900

Auction 107
Certified Coins Briot's milled issue 1631-2 Spink 2853 a choice piece ex Terner and certified MS62 by , Terner had the reputation for only wan
£2,800

Auction 148
Certified Coins 1905 ESC 750 GVF with some contact marks, all 1905 Halfcrowns very hard to find in grades above Fine, slabbed and graded 55 (UIN 15423)
£2,800 London Coins : A148 : Lot 2665 : Halfcrown 1905 ESC 750 GVF with some contact marks, all 1905 Halfcrowns very hard to find in grades ... London Coins : A148 : Lot 2665 : Halfcrown 1905 ESC 750 GVF with some contact marks, all 1905 Halfcrowns very hard to find in grades ...

Auction 141
Certified Coins 1817 Marsh 1 75 the of 13 examples thus far graded by the CGS Population Report
£2,800 London Coins : A141 : Lot 2272 : Sovereign 1817 Marsh 1 CGS 75 the finest known of 13 examples thus far graded by the CGS Population ... London Coins : A141 : Lot 2272 : Sovereign 1817 Marsh 1 CGS 75 the finest known of 13 examples thus far graded by the CGS Population ...

Auction 137
Certified Coins 1863 3 over 1 Gouby BP1863Aa dies J+g with the top of the underlying 1 showing clearly at the top right of the 3 graded Fine 35 by the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report, and the finest example we have thus far handled
£2,800 London Coins : A137 : Lot 481 : Penny 1863 3 over 1 Gouby BP1863Aa dies J+g with the top of the underlying 1 showing clearly at the ... London Coins : A137 : Lot 481 : Penny 1863 3 over 1 Gouby BP1863Aa dies J+g with the top of the underlying 1 showing clearly at the ...

Auction 128
Certified Coins 1750 ESC 609 UNC 85 the finest of three examples thus far recorded on the CGS Population Report
£2,800 London Coins : A128 : Lot 497 : Halfcrown 1750 ESC 609 CGS UNC 85 the finest of three examples thus far recorded on the CGS Populati... London Coins : A128 : Lot 497 : Halfcrown 1750 ESC 609 CGS UNC 85 the finest of three examples thus far recorded on the CGS Populati...

Auction 128
Certified Coins 1861 Copper with Bronzed Finish (Last 1 in date low and double-cut) Freeman 36 UNC 90, rated R17 by Freeman
£2,800 London Coins : A128 : Lot 549 : Penny 1861 Copper Proof with Bronzed Finish (Last 1 in date low and double-cut) Freeman 36 CGS UNC 9... London Coins : A128 : Lot 549 : Penny 1861 Copper Proof with Bronzed Finish (Last 1 in date low and double-cut) Freeman 36 CGS UNC 9...

Auction 107
Certified Coins 1867 rare and certified PF 64 by
£2,700

Auction 132
Certified Coins 1893 PF62 Cameo we grade UNC almost fully lustrous with a few minor contact marks and hairlines scarce thus
£2,700 London Coins : A132 : Lot 1376 : Two Pounds 1893 Proof NGC PF62 Cameo we grade UNC almost fully lustrous with a few minor contact mar... London Coins : A132 : Lot 1376 : Two Pounds 1893 Proof NGC PF62 Cameo we grade UNC almost fully lustrous with a few minor contact mar...

Auction 122
Certified Coins 1821 MS64 the slab has been damaged so that the front is 'misty' however the coin can be re-slabbed by PCGS for a nominal fee
£2,700

Auction 139
Certified Coins 1831 First Bust Marsh 16 EF 65 the of just 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
£2,600 London Coins : A139 : Lot 618 : Sovereign 1831 First Bust Marsh 16 CGS EF 65 the finest known of just 2 examples thus far recorded b... London Coins : A139 : Lot 618 : Sovereign 1831 First Bust Marsh 16 CGS EF 65 the finest known of just 2 examples thus far recorded b...

Auction 137
Certified Coins 1928 Davies 1631P UNC 85 the finest of 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
£2,600 London Coins : A137 : Lot 419 : Crown 1928 Proof Davies 1631P CGS UNC 85 the finest of 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Popul... London Coins : A137 : Lot 419 : Crown 1928 Proof Davies 1631P CGS UNC 85 the finest of 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Popul...

Auction 104
Certified Coins 1839 PF62 CAMEO
£2,500

Auction 110
Certified Coins 1893 PF62 Ultra Cameo
£2,300