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

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Auction 170
Tokens India, Bombay Duncan, Stratton, & Co. strike Coin. (1905) NEF and scarce. In February 1905, Duncan Stratton & Co. of 9 Marine Street, Bombay, on behalf of H. H. the Nizam of Hyderabad's mint, ordered coin presses from Greenwood and Batley of . These presses, to strike coins of one, half, quarter and eighth rupee (2 annas), were dispatched in February 1906. The manufacturers made dies and struck ‘proving pieces' to test the equipment and to 'prove' the efficiency of the minting presses to the purchasers. Proving pieces for each of the four coin sizes , Half Rupee, and s each bear the same designs. Thomas Green Wood and John Batley established the partnership in 1856. They were electrical Mechanical engineers who specialised in manufacturing small arms and ammion at the Albion Foundry, Leeds. They later moved to the Albion Works, Armley, Leeds, where this proving piece was struck. They supplied coining presses and associated machinery to several foreign governments (firstly; China in 1887: at Tientsin). The Greenbat trade mark was adopted in 1967 and the company later became Greenbat Ltd. in 1973 
£120 London Coins : A170 : Lot 320 : India, Bombay Duncan, Stratton, & Co. Half Rupee Trial strike Coin. undated (1905) NEF and scarc... London Coins : A170 : Lot 320 : India, Bombay Duncan, Stratton, & Co. Half Rupee Trial strike Coin. undated (1905) NEF and scarc...

Auction 165
English Cased Five Pound Crown 2002 Queen Silver Proof, Crowns (3) 1972 II and Silver Wedding Silver Proof, 1977 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Silver Proofs (2) , nFDC to FDC, Britain's First Decimal Coins 1968/71 (2) UNC in the blue wallet of issue, Crown 1981 A/UNC, Medals (4) Sir 1632-1723 63mm diameter in silver by J.Pinches, weighing 198 grammes, Matt finish UNC boxed with certificate, 1977 the Silver Jubilee Medal Silver Proof by J.Pinches FDC in the box of issue with certificate, 1977 Silver Jubilee Eimer 2135 in silver by the , Matt finish, lightly toned UNC in the blue box of issue, 1978 25th in Silver by the Royal Mint, Matt finish, toned UNC in the blue box of issue with certificate, Medallic First Day Covers (6) 1973 Test and County Cricket Board 100 Year of County Cricket, 1973 of Princess and Captain Mark Phillips, 1975 The Turner Bicentenary, 1975 The Railway Sesquicentennial, 1975 -Soyuz Space Mission, 1977 The Test Cricket , each with a silver Crown-sized medal and set of Stamps, FDC as issued in the presentation wallets, Great Britons, Medallic First Day Covers a 4 -piece set 1974 , Owain Glyndwr and Edd the Black Prince issue, FDC on the envelopes of issue with stamps, in the presentation album of issue, along with stamped commemorative envelope for the opening of the Royal Mail House Leeds
£240

Auction 159
Medals Silver medals (3) AEGROS SANAT HUMANITAS awarded to Comp.H.F.Inkpen No.2032, W.Bro T.A.Doble No.2722, Bro.C.Harrop No.3655, a further group in base metal (3) AEGROS SANAT HUMANITAS awarded to W.Bro E.G.Morey No.2032, Bro. E.J.Harrison No.2032, Bro N.E.Inkster No.4975, a further two AEGROS SANAT HUMANITAS without inscriptions, all boxed, Prize Medal Currant Buns awarded by L. with bars LEEDS and 1930, Presented by the Central Currant Office (), in silver, boxed, East Masonic award by George Kenning & Son in silver, boxed, A Masonic Medal in silver Religious themed Awarded to Bro.A.G. No.1767, by Medal Co.Ltd, - Lima Masonic Award R.L.S Waldo Olivos Torrejon No.134 boxed, in mixed condition some near mint state
£95

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