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London Coins Auction 171
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Auction 170
English Banknotes & (40) a private in an album comprising wide range of cashiers and denominations , circulated mostly in average VF-GVF some better. Comprising Treasury George V period 1 Pounds (2) including the Second issue T11.1 De La Rue Black Type 1 Letter only prefix issue 1914 serial number B/6 66235 along with the Second issue T31 Dot in No. Ireland in title issue 1923 serial number G1/82 141090. Accompanied by Bank of England examples (38) consisting of various cashier as 1930's issues (3) 10 Shillings B223 prefix L55 910575 along with 1 Pounds B225 (2) prefixes T33 & S76. Britannia medallion examples (5) including Second Period World War II Emergency issues as the 1 Pounds B249 Blue/Pink issues 1940 (3) prefixes C70E, O85D and T52D along with a 10 Shilling B251 Mauve example prefix M73D. Also includes a Post-war threaded example 1948 prefix D48B. An interesting fact about this period is that all pre-war Britannia medallion issues were unthreaded but a metal thread was incorporated into the Emergency issues and the ones to follow, so perhaps the war is what sparked the integration of this additional security measure. 1 Pounds B268 issues 1950 (3) prefixes D05J, D99J and M26C. O'Brien examples of the last Britannia medallion issues and the new QE2 portrait (6) comprising 10 Shillings B271 prefix E37Y. 1 Pound B273 prefix R08J. The last of the notes example 5 Pounds B276 dated 13th December 1955 serial number B56A 092487. 1 Pounds QE2 portrait (11) including the B281 prefix H63 along with B282 (10) prefixes 92K, 93K (2), 95L, 93N, 80N, 47R, 55S and 95S (2). (5) including 10 Shillings B295 (3) prefixes 01C (2) and 99B. 1 Pound B288 prefix J78S. And a 5 Pounds seated child Britannia B288 prefix J78S. (3) including 10 Shillings (2) B309 prefix 03Y and B310 prefix C02N. Also, a 1 Pound B305 prefix S98B. 1 Pound QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac 339 W Reverse issue 1978 prefix 77A. 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac Newton B341 W Reverse issues 1981 (3) including a pair prefixes CU10 along with a DU81.
£320 London Coins : A170 : Lot 5 : Bank of England & Treasury (40) a private collection in an album comprising wide range of cashie... London Coins : A170 : Lot 5 : Bank of England & Treasury (40) a private collection in an album comprising wide range of cashie...

Auction 169
English Banknotes 1 Pounds various designs and cashiers circa 1940's to 1980's (14) mixed grades average VF or about to GEF-about UNC comprising (2) including a Second Period B249 Blue/Pink World War II Emergency issue 1940 prefix B32E along with Third Period B258 Green Britannia Medallion Post-War Unthreaded issue continued 1948 prefix S21A, and a scarcer type. B268 Green Britannia medallion threaded issue 1950 prefix T65C, possible original ink-transfer in printing small smudge, from what appears to be a part of some from the flourishes, near lower left serial number. O'Brien (5) consisting of Green Britannia medallion 1955 issues (2) including B273 prefix A78L and 274 issue serial number S77S 749116, this with minor repair & erasure and 2 pinholes. Together with QE2 portrait & Seated Britannia issues 1960 (3) consisting of B281 prefix L21, B282 prefix 66C and a B285 Replacement issue serial number M45 583595, this about UNC and pleasing. QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B288 issue 1963 prefix J45S. QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1967 issues (2) consisting of B305 prefix S60J and B307 G Reverse prefix R71L. QE2 portrait & seated Britannia issues 1970 (2) including B320 prefix W69E and B322 prefix HU74. Also a QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac B341 Green W Reverse issue 1981 first series prefix AN15. A pleasing and collectable group
£85

Auction 168
English Banknotes s mostly QE2 portrait & seated Britannia O'Brien, , including some pictorial (160) a 'brick' and all in average VF to EF comprising O'Brien (87) including a B285 serial number M15 032452 amongst B281 issues (86). Fforde (67) including Scarce Replacement issues (3) as B306 (2) prefixes R04M and R08M and B308 series N02M 760906 amongst B301 (18), B303 (3), B305 (40) and B307 (3). Page issues B322 (3). Also the pictorial Somerset includes a B341 example prefix CT28 with torn notes - a left and right hand side pieces from different notes.
£170

Auction 168
English Banknotes s & O'Brien a of the transition between designs 1950-60's period Britannia medallion and the QE2 portrait issues (33) in various grades averaging VF - GVF to EF - GEF/about UNC. Comprising Beale B268 Green Britannia medallion issued 1950 (13) including a FIRST series prefix H86B and LAST series prefix L59J amongst R81B, S60B, U64B, M73C, B67C, Z09C, A25J, A47J, B25J, D31J and J84J. Together with O'Brien (20) consisting of the B273 Green Britannia medallion issued 1955 (11) prefix M33J, O59J, R66J, S51J, W47J (2), S51K, S95K, J87L, U85K and W07K. Along with QE2 portrait & seated Britannia issued 1960 (9) including B281 (4) prefixes including a FIRST & LAST series A72 and Z71 together with B19 & B98. Also, B282 (5) prefixes including a FIRST series 35A amongst others as 10B, 81C, 09Y and 41Y.
£100

Auction 168
English Banknotes 10 Shillings, 1 and 5 Pounds various design examples from to circa 1940's to modern (38) in mixed grades averaging VF including a few better examples. Comprising Peppiatt 1 Pounds Britannia medallion issues (2) a World War 2 Emergency issue B249 and a Green Fourth Period B260. Britannia medallion (2) including 10 Shillings B266 and 1 Pound B268. O'Brien (20) including a Britannia medallion 10 Shillings B271. 1 Pounds B281 first and last series prefixes (11) including prefixes as A09, A49, A55 and Z02, Z16, Z20, Z25, Z53, Z73, Z91 and Z93. Also, B282 (5) including some first series prefixes as 07A, 72A, 96A and 98A along with 71D and 94D. Together with B285 issues (2) prefixes M26 and M52. (3) consisting of 1 Pounds B288 (2) prefixes A32X and E44T together with 10 Shillings B294 prefix N33. (4) including 1 Pounds (2) consisting of B303 G Reverse prefix K64Z and B305 prefix T86C. Along with 10 Shillings B310 (2) prefixes C12N and C39N. (4) consisting of 1 Pounds (2) including B3222 prefix HX80 and B339 prefix 78R. And 5 Pounds (2) including B332 prefix D15 together with the later L Reverse (Lithography) issue B334 prefix 10C. (2) 1 Pound B341 W Reverse (Web-press) prefix DT73. Together with 5 Pounds B343 L Reverse prefix HX33. Also, a 5 Pounds Gill B353 L Reverse prefix RH90. An interesting amalgamation of various designs and issues
£92

Auction 166
English Banknotes (30) in mixed grades including some very high ones comprising O'Brien (3) including 1 Pounds QE2 & seated Britannia (2) B281 prefix R15 and B282 prefix 27S along with 10 Shillings QE2 & seated Britannia B286 First series prefix A25. 1 Pounds QE2 & seated Britannia (3) including B288 prefix B68T & B292 (2) First series prefix A61N along with E86U QE2 & seated Britannia issues (2) including 1 Pound B305 prefix T34A and 10 Shillings B310 LAST series prefix D03N. 1 Pounds (7) including QE2 & seated Britannia (6) including B320 (3) prefixes X55J, X12M and X27D, B322 (3) prefixes HW16, HX17 and CX33 and along with QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac B337 prefix A05. 1 Pound QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac Newton B341 prefix DX03. QE2 pictorial issues (2) including The 5 Pounds B353 prefix SB27 and 10 Pounds B354 LAST series prefix JR35. QE2 pictorial issues (4) including 5 Pounds B364 prefix AK15, Charles 10 Pounds B366 prefix B70 and Michael Faraday 20 Pounds B375 (2) prefixes CD55 and AL46. Kentfield 50 Pounds Sir John Houblon Silver Tudor Foil B377 issues (2) prefixes C05 & C18. QE2 pictorial issues (6) including 5 Pounds (3) George Stephenson B380 prefix EB40, Elizabeth Fry (2) including B393 prefix JA03 and B395 prefix HD27. 10 Pounds (2) including Charles Dickens B382 prefix KL07 and Charles B390 prefix AJ12. 20 Pounds Sir Edward Elgar B386 prefix AB51.
£250 London Coins : A166 : Lot 76 : Bank of England (30) in mixed grades including some very high ones comprising O'Brien (3) inclu... London Coins : A166 : Lot 76 : Bank of England (30) in mixed grades including some very high ones comprising O'Brien (3) inclu...

Auction 166
English Banknotes (59) in mixed grades average VF to UNC comprising O'Brien (4) including 1 Pound Green Britannia medallion B273 issue 1955 prefix S62J along with 1 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B281 issues 1960 (3) including a FIRST series prefix A73 along with D49 and K73. (3) including 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B295 issue 1963 prefix 09L along with 1 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1963 issues (2) including B288 prefix B21R along with G Reverse issue B292 prefix D32T. 1 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1967 issues (6) including B301 prefix K13Y, B305 (3) prefixes N29C, T93A and T60D and B307 (2) prefixes R61L & R62L. 1 Pounds (40) including QE2 portrait & seated Britannia issues 1970 (11) including B320 (3) prefixes X43L, Z17E and Z11K, issue B321 prefix W15M and B322 (7) prefixes BT73, BS12, BX27, CS50 a pair (2), CT67 and CZ40. Along with QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac (6) including B340 issues 1978 (5) prefixes A64N (2), C46N and C70N (2) along with B337 prefix C43. 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac Newton B341 W Reverse issues 1981 (29) prefixes AX31, AX58, BR54, BU58, BX46, BX80, BZ03, CN43, CR84, CS35 a consecutive pair (2), CX48, DR80, DT81 a consecutive pair (2), DW22, DW80, DX05, DX24, DX29 a consecutive pair (2), DX34, DX35, DX40, DX51, DX62, DX64 and DX73.
£90 London Coins : A166 : Lot 56 : Bank of England (59) in mixed grades average VF to UNC comprising O'Brien (4) including 1 Pound... London Coins : A166 : Lot 56 : Bank of England (59) in mixed grades average VF to UNC comprising O'Brien (4) including 1 Pound...

Auction 165
English Banknotes O'Brien s and s QE2 portrait & seated Britannia issues (17) a mixed grade group to about UNC - UNC comprising Ten Shillings B286 issues 1961 (5) include FIRST series A37 013200 & A26 609238 along with series D40 509970, H68 762394 and LAST series K29 025029. One Pounds 1960 include a B285 issue FIRST RUN series M01 301558. B282 (6) a FIRST series 01A 387007, a trio 85C 384122 to 85 C 384124 and 69D 859612 & 81K 679692. And B281 (5) series B45 344176, S33 886099, H60 509703, Y01 293017 and LAST series Z56 413952
£170

Auction 165
English Banknotes s QE2 portrait and seated Britannia, O'Brien (3) comprising B281 Green issue 1960 (2) first & last series A08 678195 & Z22 307157. Along with B282 issue 1960 first series 24A 938849. All UNC
£42 London Coins : A165 : Lot 393 : One Pounds QE2 portrait and seated Britannia, O'Brien (3) comprising  B281 Green issue 1960 (2)... London Coins : A165 : Lot 393 : One Pounds QE2 portrait and seated Britannia, O'Brien (3) comprising  B281 Green issue 1960 (2)...

Auction 162
English Banknotes (70), a very interesting and varied with FIRST RUN, LAST RUN, EXPERIMENTAL, REPLACEMENT and ly numbered runs seen, O'Brien 1 Pound B283 series A01N, B281 first run series A01, and a number of notes, 10 Shillings, 1 Pound & 5 Pounds a selection of replacement notes, Hollom 10 Shillings B295 first run series 01A, 1 Pound, a collection of replacement notes and first and last runs, 5 pounds 2 replacement notes, 5 Pounds (28) in 2 consecutively numbered runs, Page 1 Pound B339A scarce series 81R, first run notes series A01 and A01N, 50 Pounds series C12 348300, signature range O'Brien to with values from 10 Shilling to 50 Pounds, plus a on Tees Bank 5 Pounds note, mixed grades veiwing recommended
£1,600

Auction 162
English Banknotes (27), O'Brien 1 Pound (17) B281 & B282, 3 x first series notes with highest prefix A99, including a pair of ly numbered notes, a consecutively numbered pair of '01' notes series B01 574516 & B01 574517, a consecutively numbered pair of '99' notes series 99R 929127 & 99R 929128, plus a consecutively numbered run of 10 notes series 11K 903381 to 11K 903390, also 10 Shillings (10), B310, a consecutively numbered run series C91N 645636 - C91N 645645, all Uncirculated or about
£160 London Coins : A162 : Lot 141 : Bank of England (27), O'Brien 1 Pound (17) B281 & B282, 3 x first series notes with highest... London Coins : A162 : Lot 141 : Bank of England (27), O'Brien 1 Pound (17) B281 & B282, 3 x first series notes with highest...

Auction 162
English Banknotes O'Brien 1 Pound (30) B281 issued 1960, a ly numbered run of 30 notes series Y18 071235 - Y18 071264, (Pick374a), about Uncirculated
£100 London Coins : A162 : Lot 142 : O'Brien 1 Pound (30) B281 issued 1960, a consecutively numbered run of 30 notes series Y18 0712... London Coins : A162 : Lot 142 : O'Brien 1 Pound (30) B281 issued 1960, a consecutively numbered run of 30 notes series Y18 0712...

Auction 161
English Banknotes O'Brien (50), B281 B282 & B284 issued 1960, including a ly numbered run of 10 notes plus other consecutive sets and pairs, first and last series notes also seen, portrait series C, (Pick374a), high grade EF to Uncirculated
£130

Auction 160
English Banknotes O'Brien (24), B281 issued 1960, portrait series (Pick374a), most about Uncirculated to Uncirculated
£140

Auction 159
English Banknotes O'Brien B281 issued 1960, series Y38 478593, offset partially printed front on back, good VF
£75 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1513 : ERROR One Pound O'Brien B281 issued 1960, series Y38 478593, offset partially printed front on ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1513 : ERROR One Pound O'Brien B281 issued 1960, series Y38 478593, offset partially printed front on ...

Auction 155
English Banknotes s B385 K25 404154, s (5) B351 (2) 33K 722119 (last series) and 74J 009274, B358 A16 777324, Lowther B371 (2, s) J08 027899 and J08 027900 , s B326 B43 668664, s Page B324 (2) 66D 246283 and 21H 930488 (last series), (31) O'Brien (3) B281 (2) H69 939483 and R13 688759, B282 96E 667069, B288 (2) C60N 153764 and B82W 868138, B305 (3) N55D 568408, R05H 466563 and U07D 213535, Somerset B341 (23, consecutives) DX11 656201 to 656223 inclusive, s (4) O'Brien B286 (2) D88 117283 and E72 848467, Fforde B309 69Z 006363, Fforde B310 A30N 573611 in mixed grades with consecutives in UNC
£265 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1780 : Fifty Pounds Lowther B385 K25 404154, Twenty Pounds (5) Somerset B351 (2) 33K 722119 (last series) a...

Auction 149
English Banknotes O'Brien B281 (14) QE2 portrait issued 1960, a ly numbered run series B18 418878 to B18 418891, Pick374a, GEF to about UNC
£32 London Coins : A149 : Lot 138 : One pound O'Brien B281 (14) QE2 portrait issued 1960, a consecutively numbered run series B18 4... London Coins : A149 : Lot 138 : One pound O'Brien B281 (14) QE2 portrait issued 1960, a consecutively numbered run series B18 4...

Auction 147
English Banknotes £1 O'Brien B281 issued 1970 series H46 641879, missing green print top right corner area where note was folded back during the printing process, a few marks, GVF
£55 London Coins : A147 : Lot 136 : ERROR £1 O'Brien B281 issued 1970 series H46 641879, missing green print top right corner... London Coins : A147 : Lot 136 : ERROR £1 O'Brien B281 issued 1970 series H46 641879, missing green print top right corner...

Auction 144
English Banknotes O'Brien (390) mostly B281 with a small number of motes B285, in mixed circulated grades
£340

Auction 142
English Banknotes O'Brien (9) issued 1960, portrait type, B281 (4) series N37, numbers & B282 (5) series 33D, consecutive numbers, about UNC
£32 London Coins : A142 : Lot 106 : One pound O'Brien (9) issued 1960, portrait type, B281 (4) series N37, consecutive n...

Auction 141
English Banknotes O'Brien (31) issued 1960, portrait type, B281 (20) includes numbers B282 (9), B284 series B58N GVF and B285 series M62 UNC, others all EF to UNC
£75 London Coins : A141 : Lot 130 : One pound O'Brien (31) issued 1960, portrait type, B281 (20) includes consecutive number...

Auction 135
English Banknotes T35 series U1/29 about VF, £1 T16 series G/49 pinholes & edge nicks good Fine also 10/- T13.2 series R1/13 poor with taped back & first series B281 O'Brien £1 A01 penned number on face about EF
£130

Auction 135
English Banknotes £1 O'Brien B281? issued 1970 completely missing both serial numbers GEF
£120 London Coins : A135 : Lot 396 : ERROR £1 O'Brien B281? issued 1970 completely missing both serial numbers GEF

Auction 135
English Banknotes O'Brien (16) issued 1960, portrait type, B281 (9) and B282 (7), mostly EF or better
£32

Auction 134
English Banknotes O'Brien B281s issued 1960, in red across face, serial A00 000000, a mark at right side, having been in a picture frame about UNC and scarce
£420 London Coins : A134 : Lot 462 : One Pound O'Brien B281s issued 1960, SPECIMEN in red across face, serial A00 000000,...

Auction 134
English Banknotes O'Brien B281 issued 1960 first series A51 about UNC and very last run Z99 good Fine
£36

Auction 133
English Banknotes s B281 to B285 (34) issued 1960, QE2 portrait at right, includes first run prefix A01 325093 Fine, assorted s (7) M11 to M62, average VF or better
£48

Auction 130
English Banknotes B281 (19) QE2 portrait issued 1960 all different letter prefixes A79 to Z56, some lower grades but mostly EF to UNC
£48

Auction 129
English Banknotes B281 first run serial A01 514692, pressed EF-GEF
£90

Auction 129
English Banknotes B281 first run serial A01 030066, pressed VF-GVF
£46 London Coins : A129 : Lot 374 : One pound O'Brien B281 first run serial A01 030066, pressed VF-GVF

Auction 125
English Banknotes B281 (2) issued 1960, a pair first run prefixes A01, about UNC
£320 London Coins : A125 : Lot 271 : One pound O'Brien B281 (2) issued 1960, a consecutive pair first run prefixes A01, about UNC

Auction 121
English Banknotes Banknotes in Frames (5) s Duggleby B297 A33 prefix, Duggleby B273 prefix A71L, One Pound O'Brien Duggleby B281 prefix A72, s O'Brien Duggleby B271 prefix C14Y, Ten Shillings Duggleby B309 prefix 98Z all appear in high grade BUYER MUST COLLECT, NO POSTAL SERVICE
£55

Auction 118
English Banknotes portrait B281 low serial W20 000001 -scarce number 1 type- tiny mark at top, EF+
£70

Auction 113
English Banknotes portrait B281, prefix A01 First run, issued 1960, GVF to EF
£90

Auction 109
English Banknotes B281 (18) B281 A-- first prefix (2), B282 (13), B284 (1), B288 (44), B292 "g" (7), B301 (6), B305 (2), B307 "g" (2),
£340

Auction 105
English Banknotes Error B281 spectacular with about two thirds of a normal note and this with 26 mm extra paper at the top and some of this prin
£60

Auction 103
English Banknotes Cashier (5) £5 Lion and Key B277 Unc, s B281 (2), EF-Unc, 10/- B271 VF and B286 EF
£46

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