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Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 159
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 UNC and lustrous with a hint of light tone, the with a very small tone spot
£140 London Coins : A159 : Lot 949 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 UNC and lustrous with a hint of light tone, the Twopence with a very small ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 949 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 UNC and lustrous with a hint of light tone, the Twopence with a very small ...

Auction 159
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 UNC with some toning, the with a slightly uneven tone, in a dated square red Maundy Money box
£140 London Coins : A159 : Lot 950 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 UNC with some toning, the Twopence with a slightly uneven tone, in a dated ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 950 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 UNC with some toning, the Twopence with a slightly uneven tone, in a dated ...

Auction 158
English Coins One and 1815 ESC 978 UNC and nicely toned with minor cabinet friction
£180 London Coins : A158 : Lot 2350 : One Shilling and Sixpence Bank Token 1815 ESC 978 UNC and nicely toned with minor cabinet friction London Coins : A158 : Lot 2350 : One Shilling and Sixpence Bank Token 1815 ESC 978 UNC and nicely toned with minor cabinet friction

Auction 156
English Coins 1864 Crosslet 4 Peck 1664 with 239/136 scratched in the obverse field, toned UNC with traces of lustre and a few small spots. The numbers were scratched into the field during the mastership of Professor Thomas Graham (1855-1869) have been shown by G.P.Dyer to represent overall output in tons of bronze coin minted since 1860 (the higher figure) and output in tons of that particular denomination since 1860 (the lower figure) This is not the example pictured in Michael Gouby's 'The British Bronze Penny' - Specialised Edition (Page 49) but displays a superb sharp strike. A highly desirable piece of n bronze coinage history, as stated by Gouby there are only 2 examples known, this, Ex-D.W.Grey 20/10/1971, Lot 111, Ex-Seaby Bulletin, September 1974, item K162, Ex-Sotheby Auction 9/10/1979 Lot 257, Ex-Michael Freeman, and one other, the other example illustrated in Gouby's book being the Ex-Norweb, Ex-A.H.F.Baldwin example, described by Spink as 'Extremely Fine and attractively patinated'. A total of 34 'scratched field' bronze coins are recorded of all dates and denominations, made up of 20 Pennies, 7 and 7 s. Of the 20 Pennies, 12 are known to be in the British Museum , this being one of the remaining 8 available to commerce. An extremely rare opporty to bid on a piece of Victorian numismatic history. We note a standard currency 1864 Crosslet 4 Penny in UNC sold in our March 2014 auction (Lot 1844) for £3978 inclusive of buyers premium.
£9,000 London Coins : A156 : Lot 2511 : Penny 1864 Crosslet 4 Peck 1664 with 239/136 scratched in the obverse field, toned UNC with traces o... London Coins : A156 : Lot 2511 : Penny 1864 Crosslet 4 Peck 1664 with 239/136 scratched in the obverse field, toned UNC with traces o...

Auction 155
English Bulk Lots s in LCGS holders (5) One Shilling and (4) 1812 Head type ESC 972 A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded LCGS 70, 1814 ESC 977 UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded LCGS 78, 1815 ESC 978 A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded LCGS 78, 1816 ESC 979 EF toned, slabbed and graded LCGS 60, Bank Token 1813 ESC 421 A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded LCGS 75
£460

Auction 152
English Bulk Lots 1978 ESC 2595 nFDC with almost full mint brilliance
£120 London Coins : A152 : Lot 1796 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 nFDC with almost full mint brilliance London Coins : A152 : Lot 1796 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 nFDC with almost full mint brilliance

Auction 152
World Banknotes modern issues (7) 1964, 20 escudos 1978, 50 escudos 1964, 50 escudos 1980, 100 escudos 1984, 500 escudos 1979 and 1982, last note about UNC to UNC, the rest are UNC
£26

Auction 149
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC
£110 London Coins : A149 : Lot 2367 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC London Coins : A149 : Lot 2367 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC

Auction 148
English Coins 1902 with edge (bright) unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, listed in the Spink catalogue under S.3978 as 'Extremely Rare' with no price given, a beautiful clean strike the fields without the usual die polish lines, only the third example seen by us, the previous being sold in the December 2014 auction (Lot 2031) for £2340 inclusive of buyer's premium, and the other in this sale nFDC with some light toning on the reverse, a choice example
£1,500 London Coins : A148 : Lot 1751 : Crown 1902 Matt Proof with error edge (bright) unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, lis... London Coins : A148 : Lot 1751 : Crown 1902 Matt Proof with error edge (bright) unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, lis...

Auction 148
English Coins 1902 with edge (bright) unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, listed in the Spink catalogue under S.3978 as 'Extremely Rare' with no price given, only the second example seen by us, the previous being sold in the December 2014 auction (Lot 2031) for £2340 inclusive of buyer's premium, nFDC a most attractive example
£1,500 London Coins : A148 : Lot 1752 : Crown 1902 Matt Proof with error edge (bright) unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, lis... London Coins : A148 : Lot 1752 : Crown 1902 Matt Proof with error edge (bright) unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, lis...

Auction 148
Certified Coins 1818 ESC 621 VF slabbed and graded 40 (UIN 25978)
£65 London Coins : A148 : Lot 2611 : Halfcrown 1818 ESC 621 VF slabbed and graded CGS 40 (UIN 25978) London Coins : A148 : Lot 2611 : Halfcrown 1818 ESC 621 VF slabbed and graded CGS 40 (UIN 25978)

Auction 147
English Coins 1902 with edge (bright) CGS variety 03, unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the highest rarity, listed in the Spink catalogue under S.3978 as 'Extremely Rare' with no price given, the only example seen by the vendor, and also the only example seen by us, FDC a choice piece slabbed and graded CGS 92
£2,000 London Coins : A147 : Lot 2031 : Crown 1902 Matt Proof with error edge (bright)  CGS variety 03, unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the hi... London Coins : A147 : Lot 2031 : Crown 1902 Matt Proof with error edge (bright)  CGS variety 03, unlisted by ESC or Davies, of the hi...

Auction 147
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 nFDC with almost full mint brilliance
£155 London Coins : A147 : Lot 2824 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 nFDC with almost full mint brilliance London Coins : A147 : Lot 2824 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 nFDC with almost full mint brilliance

Auction 147
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC
£100 London Coins : A147 : Lot 2822 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC London Coins : A147 : Lot 2822 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC

Auction 146
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC, the with some light hairlines
£150 London Coins : A146 : Lot 3274 : Maundy Set 1978 ESC 2595 Lustrous UNC, the Fourpence with some light hairlines

Auction 142
English Coins One and 1815 ESC 978 Choice UNC and lustrous, formerly in an NGC holder and graded MS64 by them
£190 London Coins : A142 : Lot 2577 : One Shilling and Sixpence Bank Token 1815 ESC 978 Choice UNC and lustrous, formerly in an NGC ho... London Coins : A142 : Lot 2577 : One Shilling and Sixpence Bank Token 1815 ESC 978 Choice UNC and lustrous, formerly in an NGC ho...

Auction 138
English Coins 1815 ESC 978 EF with some light scratches
£42 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1871 : Bank Token One Shilling and Sixpence 1815 ESC 978 EF with some light scratches London Coins : A138 : Lot 1871 : Bank Token One Shilling and Sixpence 1815 ESC 978 EF with some light scratches

Auction 135
English Coins 1711 S.3569 VF or near so with traces of a mount having been skilfully removed from the rim , all Queen Two Guineas hard to find, this being only the fourth we have offered since 2003 and only the second dated 1711, the previous piece described as Good Fine realised £2200 hammer price in our Auction A130 (September 2010 sale, Lot 1978)
£2,200 London Coins : A135 : Lot 2105 : Two Guineas 1711 S.3569 VF or near so with traces of a mount having been skilfully removed from the ... London Coins : A135 : Lot 2105 : Two Guineas 1711 S.3569 VF or near so with traces of a mount having been skilfully removed from the ...

Auction 135
English Bulk Lots 1672 ESC 45 Near Fine/Bold Fine, with a group of GB and World Crowns (10) 1965-1978 A/UNC to UNC some in slide cases
£80

Auction 112
English Coins 1978 ESC 2595 Brilliant FDC
£70

Auction 111
English Coins One and s (2) 1813 ESC976, 1815 ESC 978 both GEF or better
£120

Auction 102
World Banknotes 50 1978 (400) Pick 116 numbers Uncirculated or near so
£50

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