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London Coins Auction 169
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 170
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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6th - 7th December 2020

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Auction 168
English Banknotes s a in a small album of the transition between designs 1950-60's period Red-Brown Britannia medallion and the QE2 portrait issues (51) with various cashier signatures and averaging VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC. Consisting of a B266 Red-brown Britannia medallion issued 1950 prefix Y23Z. O'Brien (12) including the Red-Brown Britannia medallion B271 issued 1955 (3) prefixes R25Y, E85Y and Z80X. Together with QE2 portrait B286 issued 1961 (9) consisting of examples of the FIRST series prefixes A18, A27, A73, A78 and A83 along with B03, B68, D30 and E69. QE2 portrait issues 1963 (19) consisting of B295 (13) prefixes 40A, 11B, 92C, 93H, 76K, 03N and a ly numbered set of 7 notes prefix 14L. Also, B294 (6) including prefixes L53, L73, a consecutive pair R57 and a consecutive pair Z16. Along with QE2 portrait issues 1967 (18) including a issue B311 prefix M59. Together with B309 (5) prefixes including 77Z along with a consecutive pair 38Z and a consecutive pair of the LAST series 96Z. And B310 (12) including some numeronym prefixes amongst A05N, B01N, C01N spelling 'COIN' (4) along with LAST series D01N, a near consecutive set D02N (3) and a D15N.
£110

Auction 168
World Banknotes plc & The 1, 5 and 10 s 1940's to modern issues (10) a very collectible amalgamation of various issues and designs in VF - GVF to about UNC - UNC leaning more towards the higher end of the spectrum. Comprising Clydesdale Bank plc (3) consisting of 1 Pound Pick 211b (PMS CL41b, PMS SC328b) dated 5th January 1983 series D/CJ 180002 signature Hamilton, with sorting marks on reverse. Pick 218a (PMS CL 48a, BY SC330a) dated 2nd April 1990 series E/BB 190537 signature Hamilton. And Pick 226b (PMS CL51c, BY SC344c) dated 12th October 1999 series series A/BV 636653 signature Wright. Royal Bank of Scotland (7) consisting of 1 Pound Pick 322b (PMS RB 55d, BY SC802d) dated 1st March 1943 FIRST series for this type H/1 549441 signature Brown, inverted watermark readable correctly from the reverse of the note. Royal Bank of Scotland limited (3) including 1 Pounds (2) consisting of Pick 329a (PMS RB68, BY SC814a) dated 19th March 1969 series A/5 380458 signatures Robertson & Burke, sorting marks on reverse along with Pick 336a (PMS RB75, BY SC815) dated 5th January 1972 First date for type series A/12 402891 signature Burke, sorting marks on reverse. And 5 Pounds Pick 337a (PMS RB76, BY SC817) dated 10th January 1981 series A/92 757750 signature Burke, sorting marks on reverse. Also Royal Bank of Scotland plc (3) made of 5 Pounds (2) Pick 352b (PMS RB97b, BY SC843b) dated 26th March 1997 seriesB/42 336425 signature Mathewson along with the Commemorative 250th Anniversary of St. Andrews's Royal & Ancient Golf Club Pick 353a (PMS RB103a, BY SC853a) dated 14th May 2004 special prefix series R&A 0356254 signature Goodwin. Also a 10 Pounds Pick 353a (PMS RB103a, BY SC853a) dated 23rd March 1994 serial number C/64 135044 signature Mathewson. Always keenly sought after and collectible examples of the extensive Scottish banknote history
£100 London Coins : A168 : Lot 268 : Scotland Clydesdale Bank plc & The Royal Bank of Scotland 1, 5 and 10 Pounds 1940's to mode... London Coins : A168 : Lot 268 : Scotland Clydesdale Bank plc & The Royal Bank of Scotland 1, 5 and 10 Pounds 1940's to mode...

Auction 167
World Banknotes & (23) in various grades VF-GVF to UNC comprising The (11) including W H Egan reverse 1 s Pick 324b (PMS RB55h, BY SC803) dated 1st March 1957 signature Ballantyne (2) a constively numbered pair including a BINARY REPEATER serial number AN 577577 & AN 577578. 1 Pounds (4) signature Dick Pick 322d (PMS RB55, BY SC802f) and a very FIRST date and prefix for this type 1st December 1953 serial number AA 332699. Signature Ballantyne and the variety with the hidden W H Egan on reverse Pick 324b (PMS RB55h, PMS SC803) (2) dated 1st October 1957 and 2nd December 1963 and serial numbers AP 371867 and BP 727353 respectively. Along with the changed size Robertson signature Pick 325b (PMS RB56b, SC804b) dated 1st June 1966 serial number CO 432878. 1 Pounds (4) including Robertson signature David Dale portrait issue Pick 327a (PMS RB63, BY SC805) dated 1st September 1967 serial number A/14 930285. Robertson & Burke signatures Rail bridges Pick 329a (PMS RB68, BY SC814a) dated 19th March 1969 serial number A/7 926660. PLC issues signature Winter issues Pick 341Aa (PMS RB80c, SC831) dated 1st May 1986 (2) serial numbers D/38 570007 & D/66 770912. Also includes a Bank of Scotland Daniels & Kane signatures Pick 124b (PMS BA127b, BY SC124b) dated 19th January 2009 serial number AU 571016. Along with Gibraltar Government Thomas printing (11) including 1 Pounds Pick 20e dated 4th August 1988 (10) ly numbered set serial numbers L 629515 through L 629524 along with Pick 22b dated 21st October 1986 serial number A 921635. A very attractive and collectable group
£220 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1591 : Scotland & Gibraltar (23) in various grades VF-GVF to UNC comprising The Royal Bank of Scotland ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1591 : Scotland & Gibraltar (23) in various grades VF-GVF to UNC comprising The Royal Bank of Scotland ...

Auction 167
World Banknotes  The Union  Limited 1  PROOF similar to Pick S816a (BY SC904a, PMS UB68a) dated 7th April 1952 serial number E/29 701000 signature John A Morrison titled General Manager. The note in blue on yellow and red sunburst underprint with the obverse featuring The redesigned Bank's Coat of Arms at left with the 4 quarters of the shield representing various financial institutions at different times that were part of the "The of Scotland" or its former predecessors along with a sailing ship emblem at right. The reverse depicting an illustration of the traditional heavy industry of Clydeside (Glasgow county) - shipbuilding, steel production and energy. About UNC very Minor Dirt at lower left marring not affecting the notes general appearance. With 3 sets of punchole cancellations formed in vertical lines, Printers Guidelines and Annotations, violet stamp at right obverse margin reads "The Union Bank of Scotland Limited"
£65 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1630 : Scotland The Union Bank of Scotland Limited 1 Pound SPECIMEN PROOF similar ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1630 : Scotland The Union Bank of Scotland Limited 1 Pound SPECIMEN PROOF similar ...

Auction 167
World Banknotes The Union Limited Sixth General Issue 1 Pick S816a (PMS UB68a, BY SC904a) dated 7th April 1952 serial number E/28 686261 signature John A Morrison titled General Manager. Blue on yellow and red sunburst underprint featuring Bank's Coat of Arms at left and sailing ship emblem at right. The reverse with an illustration of the traditional heavy industry of Clydeside (Glasgow county) - shipbuilding, steel production and energy. Printed by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London. A presentable and relatively crisp VF - GVF
£30 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1629 : Scotland The Union Bank of Scotland Limited Sixth General Issue 1 Pound Pick S816a (PMS UB68a, BY SC... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1629 : Scotland The Union Bank of Scotland Limited Sixth General Issue 1 Pound Pick S816a (PMS UB68a, BY SC...

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
World Banknotes (12) scarcer issues and types in mixed mostly higher grades average VF-GVF comprising The Union Limited 1 Pick S816a (BY SC904a, PMS UB68a) dated 17th October 1949 prefix B/38 signature Morrison. North of Scotland Bank Limited 1 Pound Pick S644 (BY SC712b, PMS NS43b) dated 1st July 1945 FIRST prefix for type D237200 signed Webster. National of Scotland Limited signature D. Alexander (4) including 1 Pounds (2) Pick 269a (BY SC602a, PMS NC6) dated 1st November 1961 series F998753 & Pick 271a (BY SC602b, PMS NC7) dated 4th January 1967 series 2Q811789. (2) including Pick 266 (BY SC611, PMS NC2) dated 16th September 1959 series B846694 and Pick 272a (BY SC613a, PMS NC9) dated 1st October 1964 series G216469. The Linen Bank (6) consisting of 1 Pounds (4) including Pick 156 (BY SC203, PMS BL64) dated 8th June 1931 signature Waugh serial number T 176734 Scarce, Pick 161b (BY SC205b, PMS BL65c) dated 17th April 1950 signature Mackenzie serial number Q/2 76305, Pick 161b (BY SC205c, PMS BL65d) dated 28th December 1955 signature Anderson series Z/3 990377 and Pick 166c (BY SC208b, PMS BL71b) dated 13th June 1967 signature Walker series P/4 894341. 5 Pounds (2) including Pick 163 (BY SC215, PMS BL72) dated 3rd February 1961 signed Anderson LAST ISSUED prefix for this type A/12 041061 Scarce and Pick 167b (BY SC216b, PMS BL76b) dated 16th June 1964 signature Walker FIRST prefix for this type G/12 628637.
£200 London Coins : A166 : Lot 401 : Scotland (12) scarcer issues and types in mixed mostly higher grades average VF-GVF comprising The U... London Coins : A166 : Lot 401 : Scotland (12) scarcer issues and types in mixed mostly higher grades average VF-GVF comprising The U...

Auction 166
World Banknotes Union Limited PROOFS (2) comprising 1 similar to Pick S815c (BY SC903d, PMS UB63e) signatures Hird & Wilson dated 28th September 1945 serial number V/16 376001 with guide lines on obverse and stamped on reverse in violet "The of Scotland, Limited / EXHIBITED" and a dated stamp 1st April 1946, 4 punchole cancels, EF Foreign Substance on reverse from Ex-Mounting. Along with the later re-designed issue 1 Pound similar to Pick S816a (BY SC904a, PMS UB68a) signature Morrison dated 1st September 1953 serial number G/17 401000 with guide lines on obverse and stamped in violet "The Union Bank of Scotland Limited / 29th May 1954", 3 sets of punchole cancellations formed in vertical lines, about UNC - UNC, Printers Annotations and Minor Foreign Substance from Ex Mounting. Printed by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London these rarely come onto the market
£120 London Coins : A166 : Lot 414 : Scotland Union Bank of Scotland Limited SPECIMEN PROOFS (2) comprising 1 Pound similar to Pick S815c... London Coins : A166 : Lot 414 : Scotland Union Bank of Scotland Limited SPECIMEN PROOFS (2) comprising 1 Pound similar to Pick S815c...

Auction 165
World Banknotes World a group of around 130 early and modern issues in mixed grades with some duplication includes The Union £1 dated 17th October 1952 , similar design to Callaway & Murphy UB68a (as Pick S816a)
£260

Auction 165
World Banknotes Limited & COLOUR TRIAL issues (4) comprising 1 Blake-Calloway UB68 signature A.E.G. Brain serial number A000000 about UNC - UNC along with signature J.J.A. Leitch (3) including 1 Pound Blake-Calloway UB64 serial number 000000 No.13 printed on reverse upper left margin GEF and Blake-Calloway UB65 serial numbers 000000 (2) including a COLOUR TRIAL in blue and a SPECIMEN issue both about UNC - UNC. All with red SPECIMEN on obverse and reverse and 1 punchole cancel
£240 London Coins : A165 : Lot 745 : Northern Ireland Ulster Bank Limited SPECIMEN & COLOUR TRIAL issues (4) comprising 1 Pound Blake... London Coins : A165 : Lot 745 : Northern Ireland Ulster Bank Limited SPECIMEN & COLOUR TRIAL issues (4) comprising 1 Pound Blake...

Auction 140
English Banknotes s Helmeted Britannia (6) B277 (3) and B280 (3) issued 1957 to 1961, series B68 pair, D21, J94 (3) including a consecutive pair, average GVF to EF, some better
£90 London Coins : A140 : Lot 235 : Five pounds O'Brien Helmeted Britannia (6) B277 (3) and B280 (3) issued 1957 to 1961, series B68...

Auction 133
English Banknotes s . B358. Error. B68 544101. Inaccurately cut. UNC.
£50 London Coins : A133 : Lot 2350 : ERROR Twenty Pounds Gill. B358. Error. B68 544101. Inaccurately cut. UNC.

Auction 120
English Banknotes s B277 (6) Helmeted Britannia prefixes A26, B68, C44, C70, C72 & C98, Pick371, GVF to EF
£130

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