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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Auction 158
World Coins d'Or au soleil Francois I (1515-1547) Friedberg 343 Good Fine with a very slight crease mark
£320 London Coins : A158 : Lot 1113 : France Half Ecu d'Or au soleil Francois I (1515-1547) Friedberg 343 Good Fine with a very sligh... London Coins : A158 : Lot 1113 : France Half Ecu d'Or au soleil Francois I (1515-1547) Friedberg 343 Good Fine with a very sligh...

Auction 158
World Coins 1797 rolled stock, 1 above 1 in date, Breen 1521 VG. Double Head Cent , Plain edge Breen 1204 Poor, holed. - Solothurn 1 Batzen 1826 KM#79 VF
£260 London Coins : A158 : Lot 1386 : USA Half Cent 1797 rolled stock, 1 above 1 in date, Breen 1521 VG. Washington Double Head Cent undat... London Coins : A158 : Lot 1386 : USA Half Cent 1797 rolled stock, 1 above 1 in date, Breen 1521 VG. Washington Double Head Cent undat...

Auction 158
World Bulk Lots (1894) with Half Real on a Sol 1870, KM#224 GVF, as part of a group of 19th and (22) includes , , and more, in mixed grades
£260

Auction 157
English Coins 1878 ESC 701 UNC with good subdued lustre, although many examples have been sold by us in EF grade, our archive database indicates we have only sold one UNC example since 2003, and none in the last 7 years, Ex-Croydon Coin Auction 3/6/2008 Lot 461
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2482 : Halfcrown 1878 ESC 701 UNC with good subdued lustre, although many examples have been sold by us in ... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2482 : Halfcrown 1878 ESC 701 UNC with good subdued lustre, although many examples have been sold by us in ...

Auction 157
World Coins Francois I d'Or au soleil (1515-1547) NVF on a slightly irregularly shaped flan
£300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 1407 : France Francois I Half Ecu d'Or au soleil undated (1515-1547) NVF on a slightly irregularly sha... London Coins : A157 : Lot 1407 : France Francois I Half Ecu d'Or au soleil undated (1515-1547) NVF on a slightly irregularly sha...

Auction 157
English Coins 1953 Frosted CGS variety 05. Davies dies 2A (as the standard Proof dies) with the obverse and reverse design much more heavily frosted than the standard coin, most noticeable on the reverse in the crown detail, an unusual piece, nFDC retaining much original mint brilliance. We note an example slabbed and graded CGS 92 sold in our Auction A148 1/3/2015 (Lot 2694) for £421 inclusive of buyers premium
£206 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2672 : Halfcrown 1953 Frosted Proof CGS variety 05. Davies dies 2A (as the standard Proof dies) with the ob... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2672 : Halfcrown 1953 Frosted Proof CGS variety 05. Davies dies 2A (as the standard Proof dies) with the ob...

Auction 157
English Coins 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentioned by way of footnote in ESC by Rayner in the 1969 edition who had heard of an example sold in a "Northern" auction in Fair in 1967 for £115. Reported as unrecorded in striking records, more recent opinion is that these are regarded as later forgeries struck around 1887 from worn dies, as the head types are incorrect for the period
£200 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2479 : Halfcrown 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentio... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2479 : Halfcrown 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentio...

Auction 157
English Coins (2) 1862 as Freeman 289 dies 7+G the E in PENNY as an inverted, reversed F (i.e. no top bar) About UNC and with practically full lustre and some yellow and hues of toning, we note a similar example sold in our Auction A121 which states 'stated by the vendor to be one of only a handful known', 1885 Freeman 354 dies 17+S EF/UNC and lustrous
£95 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2678 : Halfpennies (2) 1862 as Freeman 289 dies 7+G the E in PENNY as an inverted, reversed F (i.e. no top ... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2678 : Halfpennies (2) 1862 as Freeman 289 dies 7+G the E in PENNY as an inverted, reversed F (i.e. no top ...

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 opportunity 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 156
Tokens , Atherstone, Sir George Chetwynd, Grendon 1842. (22 pieces) Obverse: Bust to right: "SIR GEORGE CHETWYND BARONET. 1842.". Reverse: Coat of Arms of the Chetwynd family: "GRENDON HALFPENNY". Plain edge. Privately issued by Sir George Chetwynd, a great numismatist of the 19th century, for fellow collectors. His collection was sold over four days in September 1872, Bell Warwickshire No: A2, Davis Token Coinage of Warwickshire No: 821 Lustrous UNC, many prooflike, some with spots
£240

Auction 155
English Coins 1874H Freeman 320 struck on a thick 2mm flan Fine with a curved imperfection on the reverse, one of the key varieties in the entire bronze halfpenny series, certainly one of only a handful known, rated R20 by Freeman, we note one other example graded CGS 60 sold for £3042 hammer price in London Coins Auction A142 September 2013
£600 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1076 : Halfpenny 1874H Freeman 320 struck on a thick 2mm flan Fine with a curved imperfection on the revers... London Coins : A155 : Lot 1076 : Halfpenny 1874H Freeman 320 struck on a thick 2mm flan Fine with a curved imperfection on the revers...

Auction 155
English Coins 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentioned by way of footnote in ESC by Rayner in the 1969 edition who had heard of an example sold in a "Northern" auction in Fair in 1967 for £115. Reported as unrecorded in striking records, more recent opinion is that these are regarded as later forgeries struck around 1887 from worn dies, as the head types are incorrect for the period
£320 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1020 : Halfcrown 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentio... London Coins : A155 : Lot 1020 : Halfcrown 1861 Fair, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentio...

Auction 155
English Bulk Lots Poland (16) 3 Groszy 1766, 1772, 1777, 1788, 1811, Grosz (3) 1765, 1767, 1779, 3 Solidi (5) 1754, 1755 (4) , (2) 1768, 1797, 1752V fair to Fine
£130

Auction 154
English Cased 1954 an 8-coin set Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum, in NGC slabs, Halfcrown 1954 NGC PF66 Cameo, Florin 1954 NGC PF64 Cameo, Shilling 1954 English, NGC PF66 Cameo, Shilling 1954 Scottish NGC PF65, Sixpence 1954 NGC PF65, Threepence 1954 NGC PF66, Halfpenny 1954 NGC PF65 RB Cameo, Farthing 1954 NGC PF65 RB, a spectacular set of VIP Proofs very seldom encountered, especially with a museum provenance, we note this set when it was last sold realised over £19000
£12,000 London Coins : A154 : Lot 486 : VIP Proof Set 1954 an 8-coin set Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum, in NGC slabs, Halfcrown 1954 NGC PF66 Cam... London Coins : A154 : Lot 486 : VIP Proof Set 1954 an 8-coin set Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum, in NGC slabs, Halfcrown 1954 NGC PF66 Cam...

Auction 154
World Coins 1892 n Exposition Breen 7420, nFDC and superb with a light golden tone, and plenty of eye appeal, Extremely Rare with only 103 examples minted, these being 1-100, numbers 400, 1492 and 1892 also being Proofs. This and the other two Proof coins from a provincial sale also containing items from the estate of McCormick believed to be descendants of the McCormick family of International Harvester of , major exhibitors at the Columbian Exposition of 1892, so would explain how he obtained these Proof pieces. We note another Proof example sold for $42,250 in 2002, very seldom offered for sale, a rare opportunity
£2,400 London Coins : A154 : Lot 973 : USA Half Dollar Commemorative 1892 Columbian Exposition Proof Breen 7420, nFDC and superb with a lig... London Coins : A154 : Lot 973 : USA Half Dollar Commemorative 1892 Columbian Exposition Proof Breen 7420, nFDC and superb with a lig...

Auction 154
World Bulk Lots 17th to from an old , a mixed group (16) (12) Berne (3) Half Batzen 1718, 1794, 1798, Chur Bluzger , Lucerne 1647, Geneva One Sol 1833, Vaud (2) 1 Batzen 1806, Half Batzen 1804, St.Gallen Half Batzen 1815 Solothurn 1 Batzen 1826, Neuchatel Half Batzen 1792, Freiburg 5 Rappen 1831, Swiss Republic Half Batzen 1799, Rare, 1790, 1926 EF, (2) 1669, 1697 in mixed grades VG to VF an interesting early group, all with old collector's envelopes
£320

Auction 154
World Bulk Lots (3) and (19) Sardinia (3) 2 i 790 NEF, 2.6 Soldi 1785 F/VG, 5 Soldi 1743 Near Fine/Fine, Venice Soldo (2) VG, 1686X Fine, Ex-Mount, Papal States Gross Urban VIII KM#156 VG, Papal States Mezzo Baiocco undated Pius VI (1783) Fine, Papal States Quattrino Urban VIII (2) both undated G and Fine, Papal States 4 Baiocchi 1747 Near Fine, Papal States do 1867 GVF, Papal States 2 1/2 Baiocchi 1796 Fine, Papal States Baiocco 1840 Good Fine, Papal States Grosso Clement X undated 1670-1676 KM#339 Fine, Papal States Alexander VIII Quattrino undated (1689-1691) VG, Naples and (2) 10 Tornesi 1832 Fine, 2 Tornesi 1859 NVF cleaned, Sicily Roger II (under the Normans) Follaro Poor, Italy 1863 M BN VG, 10 Centesimi 1911 VF cleaned, 5 Centesimi 1918R Fine
£260

Auction 153
English Coins 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO choice mint state with like fields, Ex Roderick Richardson and with his price ticket £75,000 "Choice Mint State" graded and encapsulated by CGS as 80 (UNC) so offered here having three companies (LCA, CGS and Richardson) concur on a mint state grade. In the 10 years since CGS has been grading coins only two other pre 1750 gold coins have an 80 grade those being a of 1725 and a Guinea of 1713, As for current market indicators Five Guineas in EF of can be seen on display at UK coin shows around the £45,000 marker and it was reported to us by the seller and an independent source corroborated that a 5 Guineas in NGC 61 sold at the March MSCF show for £78,000, the read across table compiled empirically by CGS collectors suggest that USA slabbed coins in MS61 average CGS 65 grade. Regardless of the technically grade and price this is a spectacular coin surely never to be matched for eye appeal and beauty.
£56,000 London Coins : A153 : Lot 2770 : Five Guineas 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO choice mint state with proof like fields, Ex Roderick Rich... London Coins : A153 : Lot 2770 : Five Guineas 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO choice mint state with proof like fields, Ex Roderick Rich...

Auction 153
World Bulk Lots (2) Guilder 1816 GVF, Quarter Guilder 1835 Fine, British (2) 1926 NEF, 1944 VF/NEF, (6) Penny 1788 Near Fine, Dollar 2012 UNC, 2011 UNC, 2012 UNC, 5 Cents 2012 UNC, 2012 UNC, St. Helena (2) 1821 GVF, 2002 Quincentenary nFDC in capsule, (2) 5 Cents 1976 UNC, One Cent 1976 UNC, 25 Cents 1976 Fine, Penny 1956 VF, (2) modern 1808 UNC, 10 Cents 1987 EF, and West Indies 1894 GEF, British Guiana (4) 1 Guilder 1836 VG, Fourpence 1918 NVF, One Tokens (2) 1813, 1838 Fine and Good Fine, (4) Penny 1793 Fine, Crown 1959 UNC, Crown 1964 Silver Proof, uncased, 1971 VF, (10) Two Quartos 1810 Good Fine, One Quarto (2) 1810 GEF, 1842 2 over 0 Good Fine, Crown 1967 UNC, 2004 UNC, s (2) 1993, 2007 GEF, Two Pences 1995 (2) Lustrous UNC, Penny 2001 Lustrous UNC, Anchor Coinage (3) 1822, One 1822, One 1822 Fine to VF, (5) Ten Cents Model 1955 Silver Proof UNC and lustrous, 25 Cents 1955 Fine, 10 Cents 1955 Fine, Two Cents 1965 Lustrous UNC, 1955 Lustrous UNC, (4) 10 Cents 2002, 5 Cents 2002, 2002, 1 Cent 2002 Lustrous UNC, (15) s (4) 1888, 1902, 1932, 1952 VF to GEF, (3) 1894 Fine, 1904 Fine, 1963 About UNC and lustrous, Pennies (4) 1894 About Fine, 1903 Fine, scratched in the obverse field, 1916H Fine, 1963 UNC with lustre, Dollar 1996 UNC, 25 Cents 1995 UNC, 10 Cents 1995 UNC, 1 Cent 1990 UNC, (5) AH1293/33 (1907) VF, 5 1917H GF, 10 1917A/UNC, 1 Mil 1917H GEF, NAAFI token green VF, (12) 100 Mils 1935 GVF, 50 Mils 1935 EF toned, 10 Mils (2) 1939 GVF, 1942 NEF, the hole slightly off-centre, 5 Mils 1927 Fine, 1927 NEF with traces of lustre, 1 Mil (6) 1927 Fine, 1937 Fine, 1939 A/UNC and lustrous, 1940 Fine, 1941 VF, 1943 A/UNC and lustrous, (2) 2 1819 NF/VG, Lepton 1857 Good Fine, the reverse with some scratches, Model 3 1901 Edward VII a modern fantasy strike in coloured alloy UNC, Two Dollars 1996 nation Park Silver Proof FDC uncased, (11) Two s (4) 1934 VF, 1935 Fine, 1942S VF, 1958 EF, Shillings (2) 1934 VF, 1942S NEF, 1937 VF, Pennies (2) 1936 Edward VIII UNC, 1965 UNC, Halfpenny 1954 Toned UNC, New (2) Shilling 1945 VF, Penny 1936 Edward VIII Lustrous UNC, Type set (8 coins) Two Dollars to One Cent 1996-2012 lustrous UNC, New Zealand Mint set 1965 UNC in the sheet of issue along with New Zealand (28) s (3) Dunedin, Christchurch and Auckland issues NF, Crowns (2) 1949 EF, 1953 UNC, s (3) 1934 NVF, 1940 GVF, 1950 Fine, s (3) 1933 NEF, 1950 NF/F, 1965 Fine, Shillings (3) 1935 EF, 1937 NEF, 1950 Fine, Sixpences (4) 1933 VG, 1947 Fine, 1950 Fine, 1953 Good Fine, s (2) 1936 Fine, 1950 NF, Pennies (4) 1943, 1944, 1950, 1955 Fine to Good Fine, Halfpennies (4) 1941 VF, 1942 VF, 1945 VF, 1950 EF, Coronation 1911in white metal VF pierced for suspension, Banknote Gibraltar 1988 issue UNC
£650

Auction 153
World Bulk Lots (11) Ecus (3) 1765 L Bayonne Mint VG/NF, with some adjustment lines, 1775L Bayonne Mint Fine, the obverse with adjustment lines, 1779A 9 over 8 Mint Near Fine, 1645A Fine the reverse with some tooling in the field, Quarter Ecu 1597T Nantes Mint Fine, 1791I VG, 12 Sols 1778A Privy Mark Heron VG, 6 Sols 1677A VG, 1632, 1652 both NVG, Denier Feudal issue 12th to NF on an uneven flan, good , Decime 1838 M C KM#97.1 Struck NVF
£170

Auction 152
English Coins 1821 Marsh 403 NGC MS63 UNC with very light cabinet friction, extremely rare, especially in this high grade, the holder with some damage, (NGC would no doubt re-encapsulate if required), we note an example in EF sold in Auction A150 (6/9/2015) for £3510 inclusive of buyers premium
£4,200 London Coins : A152 : Lot 2823 : Half Sovereign 1821 Marsh 403 NGC MS63 UNC with very light cabinet friction, extremely rare, especia... London Coins : A152 : Lot 2823 : Half Sovereign 1821 Marsh 403 NGC MS63 UNC with very light cabinet friction, extremely rare, especia...

Auction 152
Tokens (6) 1795 Druids Head/Beehive DH12 NEF, Three castle/ CHESTER above cypher DH6 NEF, Lothian 1791 DH39 VF, Lutwych Manufactory s and Provincial Coins DH219 NEF, Lanarkshire 1791 DH2AGEF, 1795 Sir George Jackson Bar: Sole Proprietor GVF
£95

Auction 151
English Coins 1788 Peck 969 DH12 edge Guilloche, UNC/AU with light cabinet friction and some hairlines, listed as 'Rare' by Peck but we note that we have not sold another example of this type since 2003, other similar types listed as scarcer by Peck have appeared more often
£700 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2716 : Halfpenny 1788 Gilt Pattern by Droz Peck 969 DH12 edge Guilloche, UNC/AU with light cabinet friction... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2716 : Halfpenny 1788 Gilt Pattern by Droz Peck 969 DH12 edge Guilloche, UNC/AU with light cabinet friction...

Auction 151
English Coins 1887M Close J.E.B on truncation Marsh 483A S.3870A A/UNC and lustrous with some contact marks, Very Rare, our archive database shows we have only sold one other such piece since 2003
£500 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2543 : Half Sovereign 1887M Close J.E.B on truncation Marsh 483A S.3870A A/UNC and lustrous with some conta... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2543 : Half Sovereign 1887M Close J.E.B on truncation Marsh 483A S.3870A A/UNC and lustrous with some conta...

Auction 151
World Bulk Lots (17) Rama III and Rama IV (4), Half Baht (6), Salung (1), Fuang (6) Fine to VF with clear s, some with solder marks
£200

Auction 150
World Coins New 1929 KM#1a in Cupro-Nickel NGC PF63, all but 400 pieces were melted after being returned to the Mint, these were later sold in sets along with the Penny of this year
£400 London Coins : A150 : Lot 1128 : New Guinea Halfpenny 1929 Proof KM#1a in Cupro-Nickel NGC PF63, all but 400 pieces were melted after... London Coins : A150 : Lot 1128 : New Guinea Halfpenny 1929 Proof KM#1a in Cupro-Nickel NGC PF63, all but 400 pieces were melted after...

Auction 150
World Coins New Penny 1929 KM#2 in Cupro-Nickel NGC PF62, all but 400 pieces were melted after being returned to the Mint, these were later sold in sets along with the of this year
£400 London Coins : A150 : Lot 1129 : New Guinea Penny 1929 Proof KM#2 in Cupro-Nickel NGC PF62, all but 400 pieces were melted after bein... London Coins : A150 : Lot 1129 : New Guinea Penny 1929 Proof KM#2 in Cupro-Nickel NGC PF62, all but 400 pieces were melted after bein...

Auction 150
World Cased Edd VIII New Strike Pattern Set 1936 by a 6-coin set in .925 silver comprising Pattern Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Threepences FDC in the box of issue with certificate, along with Proof Crown sized issues (6) £5 2006, Cayman I $5 2006, £5 2009, Solomon I $25 2005 and 2006 Airplanes (3) these aFDC - FDC in plastic capsules, and Racing Legends by Graham Isom 12 piece plated () medallic set with famous race horses such as Red Rum and Nijinsky cased with a certificate, 2000 1994 Madrid, and a n 37 Rouble 1902 Fantasy
£160

Auction 150
English Coins 1953 Frosted CGS variety 05. Davies dies 2A (as the standard Proof dies) with the obverse and reverse design much more heavily frosted than the standard coin, most noticeable on the reverse in the crown detail, an unusual piece, nFDC the obverse with a couple of minor contact marks, retaining much original mint brilliance. We note an example slabbed and graded CGS 92 sold in our Auction A148 1/3/2015 (Lot 2694) for £421 inclusive of buyers premium
£160 London Coins : A150 : Lot 2443 : Halfcrown 1953 Frosted Proof CGS variety 05. Davies dies 2A (as the standard Proof dies) with the ob... London Coins : A150 : Lot 2443 : Halfcrown 1953 Frosted Proof CGS variety 05. Davies dies 2A (as the standard Proof dies) with the ob...

Auction 150
Hammered Coins Hammered a small group (6), Groat Pinecone-Mascle S.1875 Good Fine, toned, Groat Second Issue mintmark Cross Crosslet S.2556, Henry VI Annulet issue, Annulets at neck S.1840, Fine, Penny , moneyer ALEIN, Mint Fine with a thin crack above the head and an edge crack, overall Good Fine, Cut John moneyer Adam VF, along with Italy - Venice Soldino Doge Leonardo Loredan (1501-1521) VG
£150

Auction 150
Medals / Circular bronze medal with integral loop for ribbon suspension; Obverse Arco dei Fileni monument centrally, the Italian fasces to the left, the German swastika to the right, the knot of Savoy below, CAMPAGNA ITALO-TEDESCA IN AFRICA ITALIENISCH-DEUTSCHER FELDZUG IN AFRICA, laurel leaves at the top, oak leaves at the base; Reverse with two armoured soldiers forcing open the jaws of a crocodile representing the hold on the Suez Canal, signed ‘DE MARCHIS’ at the base, maker’s mark ‘LORIOLI MILANO’ to the left. The award was first created in ribbon form in 1942 for Italian and German troops in North but on 7 January 1943 a medal was proposed by General Magli on behalf of the Supreme Command in . The medal, though produced and distributed, was never officially recognised, VF with some residue
£20 London Coins : A150 : Lot 714 : Italy/Germany World War II Circular bronze medal with integral loop for ribbon suspension; Obverse A... London Coins : A150 : Lot 714 : Italy/Germany World War II Circular bronze medal with integral loop for ribbon suspension; Obverse A...

Auction 149
World Bulk Lots World mostly in high grade a small group (17) 2 Sols 1792, 1929, 1892, Franc 1948, 1899, 1942, Florin 1934, 10 1962, Buenos Aires 1853 (Fine), AH1381, New (4) s (3) 1935 (2), 1936, Penny 1938, Cent 1929 (3) mostly EF to UNC includes many lustrous pieces
£300

Auction 149
English Coins 1861 Fair/Good, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, mentioned by way of footnote in ESC by Rayner in the 1969 edition who had heard of an example sold in a "Northern" auction in Fair in 1967 for £115. Reported as unrecorded in striking records, more recent opinion is that these are regarded as later forgeries struck around 1887 from worn dies, as the head types are incorrect for the period
£170 London Coins : A149 : Lot 2210 : Halfcrown 1861 Fair/Good, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, m... London Coins : A149 : Lot 2210 : Halfcrown 1861 Fair/Good, one of the 'missing' dates in the Young Head Halfcrown series, m...

Auction 148
English Coins 1673 Peck 512 with No stops on the obverse. Listed as simply 'Extremely Rare' by Spink with no price given, a full grade better than the Nicholson collection example and superior to the Peck plate coin (obverse only is shown) seldom seen above Fine, this coin a well-struck VF with some old scratches on the obverse, we note we have only offered two examples in 12 years, this example previously sold in London Coins Auction A110 5/9/2005 Lot 884 for £850 hammer price
£700 London Coins : A148 : Lot 2068 : Halfpenny 1673 Peck 512 with No stops on the obverse. Listed as simply 'Extremely Rare' by... London Coins : A148 : Lot 2068 : Halfpenny 1673 Peck 512 with No stops on the obverse. Listed as simply 'Extremely Rare' by...

Auction 145
World Bulk Lots (3) 4 Sols 1675D VG/NF, Sol 1773 GVF on a ragged flan, 1897A Lustrous UNC, French Indo- 1914 VF, Sardinia Half 1856 NVF, France-Besancon Token 1917 square aluminium EF, - French Guiana (Colony of Cane) 2 Sous 1789 Fine
£90

Auction 145
Tokens , Atherstone, Sir George Chetwynd, Grendon 1842 (5 pieces) . Obverse: Bust to right: "SIR GEORGE CHETWYND BARONET. 1842.". Reverse: Coat of Arms of the Chetwynd family: "GRENDON HALFPENNY". Plain edge. Privately issued by Sir George Chetwynd, a great numismatist of the 19th century, for fellow collectors. His collection was sold over four days in September 1872, Bell Warwickshire No: A2, Davis Token Coinage of Warwickshire No: 821, (4 pieces with PAYABLE AT GRENDON HALL edge, the other with Plain edge) UNC and lustrous a couple with spots
£70

Auction 144
World Coins (2) Sol 1785L Bayonne Mint KM#564.9 VG/NF, 1651 G Poitiers Mint KM#164.8 NVF with some spots and some adjustment lines
£90 London Coins : A144 : Lot 576 : France (2) Sol 1785L Bayonne Mint KM#564.9 VG/NF, Half Ecu 1651 G Poitiers Mint KM#164.8 NVF with so... London Coins : A144 : Lot 576 : France (2) Sol 1785L Bayonne Mint KM#564.9 VG/NF, Half Ecu 1651 G Poitiers Mint KM#164.8 NVF with so...

Auction 143
World Bulk Lots Cents (4) 1826, 1864L, 1874, 1885, Sol 1785, GB 1673, 1935, Edward IV Light Coinage mintmark Sun, Token Cronebane Dublin, Cork or Limerick in mixed grades
£65

Auction 142
Certified Coins 1875 Freeman 322A dies 13+J VF or better with some surface marks on the portrait, rated R17 by Freeman, we note that the example in the Andrew Wayne collection sold for £480 hammer price, we also note that there was no example in either the Nicholson or Roland Harris collections
£220 London Coins : A142 : Lot 538 : Halfpenny 1875 Freeman 322A dies 13+J VF or better with some surface marks on the portrait, rate... London Coins : A142 : Lot 538 : Halfpenny 1875 Freeman 322A dies 13+J VF or better with some surface marks on the portrait, rate...

Auction 140
English Coins 1861 appears to read HALF for HALF (F of Half over P) Fair, Rare, we note a similar coin described as 'only Fair with many surface knocks and dents' sold in our June 2010 sale for £198.90 inclusive of buyers premium
£140 London Coins : A140 : Lot 2043 : Halfpenny 1861 appears to read HALF for HALF (F of Half over P) Fair, Rare, we note a simila... London Coins : A140 : Lot 2043 : Halfpenny 1861 appears to read HALF for HALF (F of Half over P) Fair, Rare, we note a simila...

Auction 140
Tokens Solomon Barnard 1653 W65 Fine, 17th Century Dursley W74 Obediah Webb NF, (4) 1796 Saint Andrews Street DH16 GVF, 1794 DH22 About VF, 1795 DH10 VF, 1795 Stortford NEF, Halfpenny 1811 Patent Sheathing , Nail Manufactory VF
£130

Auction 139
World Bulk Lots World a mixed group (11) (3) Sol 1793BB, (2) 1866A, 1894A, Bologna Half Bolognino 1699, 1750, 2 (2) 1668, 1677, Cent 1870 2 Pesetas 1882, Moldavia and Wallachea 2 Para 3 Kopek 1773, 1547 NVF
£160

Auction 139
Tokens , Atherstone, Sir George Chetwynd, Grendon 1842. Obverse: Bust to right: "SIR GEORGE CHETWYND BARONET. 1842.". Reverse: Coat of Arms of the Chetwynd family: "GRENDON HALFPENNY". Plain edge. Privately issued by Sir George Chetwynd, a great numismatist of the 19th century, for fellow collectors. His collection was sold over four days in September 1872, Bell Warwickshire No: A2, Davis Token Coinage of Warwickshire No: 821 EF Rare
£30 London Coins : A139 : Lot 1301 : Halfpenny 19th Century Warwickshire, Atherstone, Sir George Chetwynd, Grendon 1842. Obve... London Coins : A139 : Lot 1301 : Halfpenny 19th Century Warwickshire, Atherstone, Sir George Chetwynd, Grendon 1842. Obve...

Auction 138
World Coins (2) Ferrara Half Baioccho 1746 KM#137 Fine, Venice Gazetta (2 Soldi) 1684-1691 About Fine
£60 London Coins : A138 : Lot 1250 : Italian States (2) Papal States Ferrara Half Baioccho 1746 KM#137 Fine, Venice Gazetta (2 Soldi)... London Coins : A138 : Lot 1250 : Italian States (2) Papal States Ferrara Half Baioccho 1746 KM#137 Fine, Venice Gazetta (2 Soldi)...

Auction 136
World Coins (3) Sardinia 20 Soldi 1795 C#58 Good Fine with an adjustment mark on the obverse, Pisa Half Giulio 1721 KM#40 Fine Rare, Naples and 2 Tornesi 1852 C#145a EF,
£80

Auction 136
Medals Loss of Minorca 1756 34mm diameter in copper Obverse a Half-Length figure standing facing, holding a staff and a flag, a fort firing a cannon, left; a ship right: BRAVE. BLAKNEY. REWARD Exergue BUT. TO. B. GIVE A. CORD Reverse a Half-length figure of Byng left; receiving a purse, right WAS MINORCA SOLD BY. B.(yng) Exergue FOR. FRENCH GOLD. Eimer 653 Fine
£60 London Coins : A136 : Lot 1529 : Loss of Minorca 1756 34mm diameter in copper Obverse a Half-Length figure standing facing, holdi... London Coins : A136 : Lot 1529 : Loss of Minorca 1756 34mm diameter in copper Obverse a Half-Length figure standing facing, holdi...

Auction 134
World Bulk Lots World a small group (12) 1939 NEF, Ireland 1928 A/UNC Toned, 1908 UNC, 2 Kune 1941 A/UNC, 1924 UNC, 5 Kopeks 1898 UNC, 1910J VF, Cent 1878 Lustrous UNC, Netherlands Indies Cent 1899 UNC Toned - Naples and 10 Grani 1851 A/UNC toned, 2 Centimos 1915 UNC, Italian States - Venice Soldino Andrea Contarini VF scare
£360

Auction 134
World Bulk Lots World a mixed group (21) (5) s (2) 1889, 1921 , Dime 1941, (2) 1894, 1896, Dollar 1968, Penny 1937, (2) 1936, 1944S, 1693, Cent 1866, Two Annas (2) 1841, 1877, Halfpenny 1798, GB George III Counterfeit Halfpenny 1774, Maria Theresa 1780 Restrike, lic issues (5) Halfpenny 1812 Cuidad Rodrigo Jan 1812 Badajoz April 1812 Salamanga July 1812 etc., Nelson - Foudroyant 36mm in , Death of 1817 25mm in , Sir Titus Salt Bart, Bradford 1874 25mm in Brass, holed, 5 Sols 1792 KM#Tn21, in mixed grades to GEF
£260

Auction 134
World Bulk Lots World a small group (4) 1903E NVF, 1935 Lima EF Toned, 1916 VF toned, Quarter Rupia 1881 About EF toned
£100

Auction 133
World Cased 1966 comprising One Sol, Half Sol, 25 Centavos, 10 Centavos and 5 Centavos UNC and prooflike in the sealed plastic sleeve
£24

Auction 132
English Bulk Lots Glass Framed Items (2) One containing to Half New plus to plus and Ten Shilling notes, the other containing Fine Banknotes O'Brien and O'Brien a issue and originally sold for £129. ROOM BIDDERS OR COLLECTION ONLY NOT SUITABLE FOR POSTING
£32

Auction 130
English Coins 1861 appears to read HALP for HALF unlisted by Freeman or Peck, Fine with the reverse better, the finest of three examples of this rare type we have so far offered. We note that there was no example in the Nicholson collection. (a similar coin described as 'only Fair with many surface knocks and dents' sold in our June 2010 sale for £198.90 inclusive of buyers premium)
£300 London Coins : A130 : Lot 1418 : Halfpenny 1861 appears to read HALP for HALF unlisted by Freeman or Peck, Fine with the reverse ... London Coins : A130 : Lot 1418 : Halfpenny 1861 appears to read HALP for HALF unlisted by Freeman or Peck, Fine with the reverse ...

Auction 130
English Coins 1875 Freeman 322A dies 13+J VF or better with some surface marks on the portrait, rated R17 by Freeman, we note that the example in the Andrew Wayne collection described as 'NEF cleaned' sold for £480 hammer price, we also note that there was no example in either the Nicholson or Roland Harris collections
£240 London Coins : A130 : Lot 1435 : Halfpenny 1875 Freeman 322A dies 13+J VF or better with some surface marks on the portrait, rate... London Coins : A130 : Lot 1435 : Halfpenny 1875 Freeman 322A dies 13+J VF or better with some surface marks on the portrait, rate...

Auction 129
English Coins 1841 ESC 674 GVF the reverse retaining some lustre, with a scratch in the field after VICTORIA, nevertheless very rare and with much eye appeal (We note a similar example listed as 'Bright GVF' sold in London Coins Auction A116 3/3/2007 for £2600+buyers premium)
£4,200 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1462 : Halfcrown 1841 ESC 674 GVF the reverse retaining some lustre, with a scratch in the field after ... London Coins : A129 : Lot 1462 : Halfcrown 1841 ESC 674 GVF the reverse retaining some lustre, with a scratch in the field after ...

Auction 129
World Bulk Lots World (15) 1894, 1894, (2) One Mark 1902A, 20 Pfennig 1875J, Half Rupie 1913J, German East Africa Quarter Rupie 1913J, 5 Cents 1858, (2) 1867A, Quarter Franc 1838A, One Fifth Sol 1900, 1955B, 1928, (3) Twenty 1960, Ten Escudos 1960, Five Escudos 1960 EF-UNC many with lustre a pleasing group
£280

Auction 129
World Cased World Mint and Proof items (14) (2) 25 Dollars 1975 Proof, Two Dollars 1971 Silver Proof, Five Dollars (2) 1975 Silver Proof, 1977 Silver Proof, 50 Crowns 1976 UNC in wallet, Five Dollars 1977 Silver Proof, Papua New 10 Kina 1977 Silver Proof, Bicentennial 1976 a 3-coin set in Silver comprising the Dollar 1976, Half Dollar 1976 and Quarter Dollar 1976, Medals (7) United Nations 1971 Peace medal in Silver UNC, USA The Apollo 15 Eyewitness medal in Silver UNC, USA The official 1973 n Bicentennial Medal in Silver UNC, USA Cable car centennial 1973 (3) UNC in Silver, Opera House Official Opening October 1973 in - UNC, most cased as issued many with certificates
£90

Auction 128
English Bulk Lots Sovereigns (8) 1873 George and the Dragon NVF, 1880M GF, 1881M NVF in a pendant mount, 1889M in a suspension mount, 1901M this with a mount soldered to the edge, 1968 (3) first two GEF the third EF in a mount, s (2) both 1903 and mounted with solder marks
£1,400

Auction 128
English Coins 1799 in Copper Peck 1235 KH16 Toned UNC with some contact marks, the fields retaining prooflike quality, compares favourably with the example sold in the Nicholson collection
£220 London Coins : A128 : Lot 1439 : Halfpenny 1799 Pattern in Copper Peck 1235 KH16 Toned UNC with some contact marks, the fields re... London Coins : A128 : Lot 1439 : Halfpenny 1799 Pattern in Copper Peck 1235 KH16 Toned UNC with some contact marks, the fields re...

Auction 128
World Bulk Lots (10) Two Sols 1792 BB, One Sol (2) 1793W, 1787T, One Decime (4) L'An 7 A, L'An 8 AA and two others with the date worn, (2) L'An 6 I, and one other with the date worn in mixed grades VG-GF
£46

Auction 127
English Coins Penny 1862 with Small Date Figures from the die Freeman 41 dies 6+G. Rated R18 by Freeman. Only Poor but the variety very clear and very few examples known, sold with a normal date specimen VG for comparison
£220 London Coins : A127 : Lot 1746 : Penny 1862 with Small Date Figures from the Halfpenny die Freeman 41 dies 6+G. Rated R18 by Freeman.... London Coins : A127 : Lot 1746 : Penny 1862 with Small Date Figures from the Halfpenny die Freeman 41 dies 6+G. Rated R18 by Freeman....

Auction 127
World Bulk Lots 4 Sols 1675 D Lyon mint Fine, 1/1 (10 Sols) 1643 Point above crowned shield GVF with old scratch on obverse as part of a group of France (19) 18th to with many in , mostly and s, in mixed grades NF-GVF a useful group
£160

Auction 127
World Bulk Lots (6) 1858 GVF/VF with uneven tone, 50 Kopecks (2) 1897, 1912 Fine, 20 Kopecks 1856 VF, 10 Kopecks 1913 Lustrous UNC, 1833 Fine, plus in 'DU SOLLST VATER UND MUTTER EHREN' A/UNC
£130

Auction 127
Tokens 1796 Spence's DH691 Reverse a Soldier shaking hands with two citizens, Edge: SPENCE X DEALER X IN X COINS Toned Practically UNC
£32 London Coins : A127 : Lot 499 : Halfpenny 1796 Middlesex Spence's DH691 Reverse a Soldier shaking hands with two citizens, Edge&... London Coins : A127 : Lot 499 : Halfpenny 1796 Middlesex Spence's DH691 Reverse a Soldier shaking hands with two citizens, Edge&...

Auction 126
English Coins 1796 Copper Peck 924 probably by Pingo. EF with some weaknesses on either side. A specimen is in the British Museum Collection, another was sold in Spink Auction 95 Lot 330 where reference is made to Ex-Peck, Ex-Rogers specimen sold in the 1970s by Spink. Lot 330 claimed to be the third known example, this piece is probably a fourth example. Ex-Dr.Terry Aitken 5/6/1996 bought from Baldwins for £320 in earlier years, Aitken Collection was bought by C.Cooke in 1995/1996, Ex-Dr. Nicholson collection 2003
£1,400 London Coins : A126 : Lot 1259 : Halfpenny 1796 Copper Pattern Peck 924 probably by Pingo. EF with some weaknesses on either side. A ... London Coins : A126 : Lot 1259 : Halfpenny 1796 Copper Pattern Peck 924 probably by Pingo. EF with some weaknesses on either side. A ...

Auction 125
English Coins 1902?Matte PROOF - a rare example having the designers initials 'De.S' and the commencement of the legend double struck -minor surface nicks on obverse?otherwise About FDC (Notes on Edwardian issues: All Five pound pieces, proofs and currencies appear struck from one die sinking. dates occur either 7 mm?or 7.5 mm wide, whilst currencies are either 7.5 mm?or 8 mm wide. Proof two pound pieces have a pointed base to the figure '2', whilst currencies pieces are all rounded. s and halfsovereigns appear to be struck from one die sinking) (Notes on issues: All five pound and two pound pieces and proof sovereigns and proof half-sovereigns are 'full neck' and from single die-sinkings. Currency pieces for 1911 are both 'full neck' and 'shallow neck', but unlike the silver issues? all share the same legend and border beading. The 'full neck has a more raised portion above the initial 'M'?whilst the shallow neck' almost touches the top of the 'M'. From 1912 ?onwards the 'full neck' dies appear to be almost exclusively used throughout the series for both London and branch mints until 1928, but?with some exceptions - a 1912 'P' has been noted with 'shallow neck'. Further examination is required to consolidate this series)
£650 London Coins : A125 : Lot 1174 : Two Pounds 1902?Matte PROOF - a rare example having the designers initials 'De.S' and the commenceme... London Coins : A125 : Lot 1174 : Two Pounds 1902?Matte PROOF - a rare example having the designers initials 'De.S' and the commenceme...

Auction 125
World Cased (3) Half Rial 1994 250th of the Rule of the Albu-Sa'id Dynasty KM#111 Proof FDC with coloured portrait, One Rial 1996 26th National Day Sultanah series Silver Proof FDC, One Rial a two-coin set 1997 WWF International Coin Collection comprising One Rial 1997 Leopard KM#138 and One Rial 1997 Gazelle KM#113 both Silver Proofs FDC all cased as issued with certificates, Saudi as KM#36 (2) similar with MOM22 on the left of the reverse weighing correct at 8 grammes GEF, sold as seen
£400

Auction 125
World Bulk Lots (6) 1858 GVF/VF with uneven tone, 50 Kopecks (2) 1897, 1912 Fine, 20 Kopecks 1856 VF, 10 Kopecks 1913 Lustrous UNC, 1833 Fine, plus in 'DU SOLLST VATER UND MUTTER EHREN' A/UNC
£110

Auction 125
English Bulk Lots 1797 About Fine, (3) George II worn, George II Contemporary Counterfeit date off flan Good, 1799 GF, s (2) First type worn, 1891 NVF, Ireland (2) 1689 Oct. VF, 1805 Fine, France 2 Sols 1792T Poor, Europe United Kingdom 1992 UNC
£60

Auction 124
English Coins 1732 VF with some light surface scuffing, a scarce issue, we were surprised to notice that on our database of almost 32,000 lots sold there are currently no YH Half Guineas (our complete database can be viewed on the London Coins web site www.londoncoins.co.uk, "Realised Prices. What Is It Worth")
£600 London Coins : A124 : Lot 2075 : Half Guinea 1732 VF with some light surface scuffing, a scarce issue, we were surprised to n... London Coins : A124 : Lot 2075 : Half Guinea 1732 VF with some light surface scuffing, a scarce issue, we were surprised to n...

Auction 124
Hammered Coins Hammered (27) - , includes , Mary , and Penny. Also includes a n 1879 and a Louis XV AR 6 Sols Windward Isles 1731 H.
£220

Auction 123
World Bulk Lots World (15) (4) Quarter Francs (2) 1824A UNC, 1832A About UNC, s (2) 1808K GF, 1819A A/UNC, 24 Marien 1810 B GVF/VF, (2) 1854 Bright EF, 1823 B Lustrous UNC, (3) 2 Lire 1792 Good Fine/Fine, Sardinia 1826 L About UNC, Parma 10 Soldi 1815 UNC or near so, 12 1873 AU nicely toned with a few light scratches in the obverse field, 1794 Lima NVF nicely toned, 1838R EF, Mexico 8 Reales 1784 Mexico City GVF/NEF with a few surface marks on the portrait, 2 Reales 1737 JF Fine a pleasing group
£800

Auction 123
Certified Coins 1862 C beside lighthouse VG 10 and would probably be offered as Fine in some "raw coin" markets rare. (since 2003 we have sold three A beside lighthouse and two Bs but never until now a C)
£380

Auction 122
English Coins 1868 Peck 1792 (this coin listed) Not in Freeman, Numbers 178/598 lightly scratched in the obverse fields, Ex-Spink Numismatic Circular Feb 1983 Item 461, Ex-Michael J.Mangahas Spink Coin Auction 75 29/3/1990, to Lubbock, then to C.Cooke, who sold to a German collector in November 1991, purchased from Dolphin Coins 11/1/1994, Ex-Nicholson Collection 2003 item BN428, UNC and probably unique
£650 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1689 : Halfpenny 1868 Peck 1792 (this coin listed) Not in Freeman, Numbers 178/598 lightly scratched in... London Coins : A122 : Lot 1689 : Halfpenny 1868 Peck 1792 (this coin listed) Not in Freeman, Numbers 178/598 lightly scratched in...

Auction 122
Hammered Coins S.2520 Young Bust with beaded inner circles, Mintmark Cross Crosslet Bright About Fine/Fine with a solder mark at the top of the obverse suggesting having been mounted
£550 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1234 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520 Young Bust with beaded inner circles, Mintmark Cross Crosslet Brig... London Coins : A122 : Lot 1234 : Half Pound Elizabeth I S.2520 Young Bust with beaded inner circles, Mintmark Cross Crosslet Brig...

Auction 116
Misc Items Engraved - USA 1942 soldiers engraving obverse 10, Reckwater St. Kentish Town London NW5 Merrie England LT JX 203899
£22

Auction 115
World Bulk Lots 1870 YJ VF, 1 Franc 1866 Fine, 1846 NVF, 1800 FM VF, One Real 1799 FM GVF, Half Real 1801 FT,
£90

Auction 113
World Bulk Lots One 1910 EF the obverse with toning, 1877J Fine, 1793H VG, Indo 1923 UNC
£80

Auction 110
World Cased 1995 three coin set comprising $5, $1 and Half Dollar FDC in the USA mint's presentation box with Soldiers booklet
£140

Auction 109
English Coins 1689 in Tin. Legend divided between ET and MARIA. Weight 10.96g. Excessively Rare, this piece recorded by Peck as sole location. BMC 565 The
£2,500

Auction 109
World Bulk Lots World (102, 4 holed) mixed countries and grades noted 1690 Aug, 24 Sols 1787 R VF, 1/3 1778 OL VG,
£220

Auction 107
English Coins 1704 TERTIO plumes in angles reverse ESC 570 (rarity 2), S3581 EF reverse possible better lovely tone, Ex Rasmussen who noted that one sold
£3,200

Auction 107
English Coins 1689 in Tin. Legend divided between ET and MARIA. Weight 10.96g. Excessively Rare, this piece recorded by Peck as sole location. BMC 565 The
£2,000

Auction 103
World Bulk Lots 10 Sols 1645 A VF, and 12 Sols 1771 near Fine, Antwerp 1814 VF or better with some faint adjustment lines both sides, KM
£65

Auction 102
English Bulk Lots 1861 mentioned by way of footnote in ESC by Rayner in the 1969 edition who had heard of an example sold in a "Northern" auction in fair (196
£300

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