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

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Sovereign 1874 : English Coins

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 170
English Coins 1874 Shield Reverse Marsh 58, Die Number 32, Extremely rare and rated R4 by Marsh, GVF/NEF and retaining some lustre, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 50. The of just 2 examples recorded by the LCGS Population Report. One of the key date rarities in the n Sovereign series. We note this coin now lists at £4000 in VF and £9000 EF in the Standard Catalogue. Notes in the Bentley Collection Catalogue state that only three Die Numbers have been seen for this date (28, 32 and 33), although others are claimed to exist (namely 12,15, 34 and 35) they have not been traced.
£4,400 London Coins : A170 : Lot 2182 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse Marsh 58, Die Number 32, Extremely rare and rated R4 by Marsh, GVF/NEF... London Coins : A170 : Lot 2182 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse Marsh 58, Die Number 32, Extremely rare and rated R4 by Marsh, GVF/NEF...

Auction 168
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 12 NEF with some light contact marks
£220 London Coins : A168 : Lot 1273 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 12 NEF with some light contact marks London Coins : A168 : Lot 1273 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 12 NEF with some light contact marks

Auction 167
English Coins 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 A/UNC and lustrous with very light hairlines, a very pleasing example and eye-catching £500 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1027 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 A/UNC and lustrous with very light hairlines, a very p... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1027 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 A/UNC and lustrous with very light hairlines, a very p...

Auction 167
English Coins 1874 M George and the Dragon, WW in relief buried in truncation, Marsh 96, S.3854 EF/GEF the obverse with some light contact marks, our archive database shows that this is the finest we have offered of this date and type in 16 years £420 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1028 : Sovereign 1874 M George and the Dragon, WW in relief buried in truncation, Marsh 96, S.3854 EF/GEF t... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1028 : Sovereign 1874 M George and the Dragon, WW in relief buried in truncation, Marsh 96, S.3854 EF/GEF t...

Auction 165
English Coins 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60, S.3854, NEF/EF
£380 London Coins : A165 : Lot 3022 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60, S.3854, NEF/EF London Coins : A165 : Lot 3022 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60, S.3854, NEF/EF

Auction 165
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113, S.3858A, EF
£360 London Coins : A165 : Lot 3023 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113, S.3858A, EF London Coins : A165 : Lot 3023 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113, S.3858A, EF

Auction 165
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113, S.3858A, GVF/NEF
£260 London Coins : A165 : Lot 3024 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113, S.3858A, GVF/NEF London Coins : A165 : Lot 3024 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113, S.3858A, GVF/NEF

Auction 165
English Coins 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60, S.3854, GVF/NEF
£220 London Coins : A165 : Lot 3021 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60, S.3854, GVF/NEF London Coins : A165 : Lot 3021 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60, S.3854, GVF/NEF

Auction 162
English Coins 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 33 NVF/VF with a small graze by the Queen's eye, stated at the time of the Bentley sale to be less than five known examples, one of a trio of 1874 Die Number Sovereigns offered in this sale, all extremely rare £4,200 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2606 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 33 NVF/VF with a small graze by the Que... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2606 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 33 NVF/VF with a small graze by the Que...

Auction 162
English Coins 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 28 VF/GVF the obverse with some heavier contact marks, overall superior to the example sold in the Bentley Collection 27/9/2012 Lot 624 which realised £6480 inclusive of buyers premium, one of a trio of 1874 Die Number Sovereigns offered in this sale, all extremely rare £4,000 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2604 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 28 VF/GVF the obverse with some heavier... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2604 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 28 VF/GVF the obverse with some heavier...

Auction 162
English Coins 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 32 Good Fine/About VF, one of a trio of 1874 Die Number Sovereigns offered in this sale, all extremely rare £3,000 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2605 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 32 Good Fine/About VF, one of a trio of... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2605 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse, Marsh 58, S.3853B, Die Number 32 Good Fine/About VF, one of a trio of...

Auction 162
English Coins 1874M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 55
£300 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2607 : Sovereign 1874M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 55 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2607 : Sovereign 1874M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 55

Auction 162
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 NVF in a Hallmark box with certificate
£200

Auction 161
English Coins 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Fine/Good Fine, in a 9 carat gold mount, the coin possibly removable without damage, in a presentation box £220

Auction 160
English Coins 1874 Shield Reverse Marsh 58, Die Number 32, Good Fine/NVF, Extremely Rare and rated R4 by Marsh £4,200 London Coins : A160 : Lot 2588 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse Marsh 58, Die Number 32, Good Fine/NVF, Extremely Rare and rated R4 by... London Coins : A160 : Lot 2588 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse Marsh 58, Die Number 32, Good Fine/NVF, Extremely Rare and rated R4 by...

Auction 159
English Coins 1874M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF/EF with some small rim nicks
£300 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1126 : Sovereign 1874M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF/EF with some small rim nicks London Coins : A159 : Lot 1126 : Sovereign 1874M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF/EF with some small rim nicks

Auction 158
English Coins 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60 NVF/GVF
£300 London Coins : A158 : Lot 2757 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60 NVF/GVF London Coins : A158 : Lot 2757 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Reverse Marsh 60 NVF/GVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1874 Shield Reverse S.3583B Die Number 32 VF cleaned in the fields, and with a depression above the date, very rare £3,200 London Coins : A157 : Lot 3260 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse S.3583B Die Number 32 VF cleaned in the fields, and with a depression ... London Coins : A157 : Lot 3260 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Reverse S.3583B Die Number 32 VF cleaned in the fields, and with a depression ...

Auction 156
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 44 Fine
£110 London Coins : A156 : Lot 2135 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 44 Fine London Coins : A156 : Lot 2135 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 44 Fine

Auction 151
English Coins 1874 Shield Marsh 58 Die Number 32 VF/EF and lustrous, Extremely rare rated R4 by Marsh (Marsh estimates 15 to 25 known) £3,800 London Coins : A151 : Lot 3100 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Marsh 58 Die Number 32 VF/EF and lustrous, Extremely rare rated R4 by Marsh (M... London Coins : A151 : Lot 3100 : Sovereign 1874 Shield Marsh 58 Die Number 32 VF/EF and lustrous, Extremely rare rated R4 by Marsh (M...

Auction 150
English Coins 1874 George and the Dragon. Sydney Mint Marsh 113 GVF and graded 45 by CGS £180 London Coins : A150 : Lot 3005 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon. Sydney Mint Marsh 113 GVF and graded 45 by CGS London Coins : A150 : Lot 3005 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon. Sydney Mint Marsh 113 GVF and graded 45 by CGS

Auction 147
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 GVF with some contact marks
£180 London Coins : A147 : Lot 3273 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 GVF with some contact marks London Coins : A147 : Lot 3273 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 GVF with some contact marks

Auction 146
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 24 Good Fine
£95 London Coins : A146 : Lot 3059 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 24 Good Fine London Coins : A146 : Lot 3059 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 24 Good Fine

Auction 143
English Coins 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Bright Fine/Good Fine, Scarce £170 London Coins : A143 : Lot 2451 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Bright Fine/Good Fine, Scarce London Coins : A143 : Lot 2451 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Bright Fine/Good Fine, Scarce

Auction 143
English Coins 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Good Fine, scarce £160 London Coins : A143 : Lot 2452 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Good Fine, scarce London Coins : A143 : Lot 2452 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Good Fine, scarce

Auction 136
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 Good Fine
£225 London Coins : A136 : Lot 2352 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 Good Fine London Coins : A136 : Lot 2352 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 Good Fine

Auction 133
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 230 EF
£240 London Coins : A133 : Lot 499 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 230 EF London Coins : A133 : Lot 499 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 230 EF

Auction 133
English Coins 1874M Shield Marsh 60 GVF/NEF
£220 London Coins : A133 : Lot 974 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Marsh 60 GVF/NEF London Coins : A133 : Lot 974 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Marsh 60 GVF/NEF

Auction 133
English Coins 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Fine/NVF £187 London Coins : A133 : Lot 973 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Fine/NVF London Coins : A133 : Lot 973 : Sovereign 1874 George and the Dragon Marsh 87 Fine/NVF

Auction 129
English Coins 1874M Shield Marsh 60 VF/GVF
£200 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1938 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Marsh 60 VF/GVF London Coins : A129 : Lot 1938 : Sovereign 1874M Shield Marsh 60 VF/GVF

Auction 129
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon Horse with long tail, small BP, S.3858AFine or better with some old tape residue on the surfaces
£180 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1939 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Horse with long tail, small BP, S.3858AFine or better ... London Coins : A129 : Lot 1939 : Sovereign 1874S George and the Dragon Horse with long tail, small BP, S.3858AFine or better ...

Auction 129
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 59 (Die Number unlisted by Marsh) Fine
£100 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1377 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 59 (Die Number unlisted by Marsh) Fine London Coins : A129 : Lot 1377 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 59 (Die Number unlisted by Marsh) Fine

Auction 125
English Coins s (3) 1874 Good Fine, 1897 F/NVF, 1909 Fine
£200

Auction 124
English Coins s (4) 1874 YH Shield, 1892 JH Shield, 1906, 1914, so four different heads generally nFine or better
£280

Auction 122
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 338 GVF with a hairline scratch on the obverse
£70 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1603 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 338 GVF with a hairline scratch on the obverse London Coins : A122 : Lot 1603 : Half Sovereign 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 338 GVF with a hairline scratch on the obverse

Auction 118
English Coins 1874 M Shield Marsh 60 GVF/NEF £170

Auction 118
English Coins s (2) 1874 Marsh 87, 1881 S Marsh 118 both George and the Dragon GF/NVF
£140

Auction 118
English Coins 1874 M George and the Dragon Marsh 96 NEF £90

Auction 116
English Coins 1874 Marsh 449 Die Number 78 VF this die number unlisted by Marsh
£65

Auction 114
English Coins 1874 George and Dragon Marsh 87 Rare F/VF £100

Auction 111
English Coins 1874 S George and the Dragon Marsh 113 VF with some long old scratches either side £55

Auction 110
English Coins 1874 M Marsh 96 George and the Dragon About VF £65

Auction 109
English Coins s (2) 1874M and 1874S George and the Dragon gF-VF
£130

Auction 108
English Coins s George and the Dragon (4) 1874S, 1876, 1880, 1884 average VF
£220

Auction 108
English Coins 1874M George and the Dragon VF
£70

Auction 108
English Coins 1874S George and the Dragon VF
£70

Auction 106
English Coins 1874 M George and the Dragon VF £85

Auction 102
English Coins 1874 Shield Back Die 17 VF/F slightly uneven flan
£42

Auction 101
English Coins 1874M George and Dragon nEF with the odd tiny rim nick
£70

Auction 101
English Coins 1874 George and Dragon F/VF £55

Auction 101
English Coins 1874 George and Dragon VF/nEF £55

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