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London Coins Auction 163
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Spink 1979

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 162
Ancient Coins , Aigina (404-340 BC) , weighs 5.78 grams. Obv. tortoise with segmented shell, rev. incuse square of ‘skew’ divided into five compartments by straight lines, two pellets in one rectangular division. Sear 2605. Ex Spink 1979. Good very fine.
£360 London Coins : A162 : Lot 1563 : Greece, Aigina (404-340 BC) silver drachm, weighs 5.78 grams. Obv. tortoise with segmented shell, re... London Coins : A162 : Lot 1563 : Greece, Aigina (404-340 BC) silver drachm, weighs 5.78 grams. Obv. tortoise with segmented shell, re...

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 146
English Coins 1870 Freeman 60 dies 6+G UNC and lustrous with a few small carbon spots, Ex-Spink Auction 6 October 1979 Lot 823 (part lot)
£220 London Coins : A146 : Lot 2703 : Penny 1870 Freeman 60 dies 6+G UNC and lustrous with a few small carbon spots, Ex-Spink Auction 6 Oc... London Coins : A146 : Lot 2703 : Penny 1870 Freeman 60 dies 6+G UNC and lustrous with a few small carbon spots, Ex-Spink Auction 6 Oc...

Auction 146
English Coins (2) 1868 Freeman 303 dies 7+G EF with a toning line on either side, Ex-Spink Auction 6/ October 1979 Lot 823 £10.50. 1871 Freeman 308 dies 7+G NVF with surface marks and some spots, Rare, Ex-Astons £28.80
£140 London Coins : A146 : Lot 2525 : Halfpennies (2) 1868 Freeman 303 dies 7+G EF with a toning line on either side, Ex-Spink Auction 6/ ...

Auction 145
Tokens 1812 Scorrier House Davis 25a in GVF, Rare, Ex-Seaby May 1964, Ex-Spink Auction December 1979, Ex-Schwer June 1982
£180 London Coins : A145 : Lot 995 : Penny 19th Century Cornwall 1812 Scorrier House Davis 25a in gilt copper GVF, Rare, Ex-Seaby May 196... London Coins : A145 : Lot 995 : Penny 19th Century Cornwall 1812 Scorrier House Davis 25a in gilt copper GVF, Rare, Ex-Seaby May 196...

Auction 135
World Cased 20 Balboas (4) 1974 Proofs (3), 1977 Silver Proof, a 2-coin set 1976 comprising 50 Crowns Silver Proof and 20 Crowns Silver Proof, Turks and Caicos Islands 2-coin sets 1977 (2) each comprising 50 Crowns Silver Proof and 20 Crowns Silver Proof, Turks and Caicos Islands 20 Crowns (2) 1976 Silver Proof, 1978 Silver Proof, Turks and Caicos Island. a 2-coin set comprising Turks and Caicos Islands 25 Crowns 1977 and Cayman Islands 25 Dollars 1977 Silver Proofs, Cayman Islands 50 Dollars 1976 Six Queens, 1978 Six Queens Silver Proofs, 10 Dollars a 2-coin set 1978 comprising 1978 prince Charles and 1978 Sir Milo Bulter Silver Proofs, Bahamas 10 Dollars (2) 1975 Independence Day Silver Proof and 1977 Independence Day Silver Proof, 25 Dollars 1977 Silver Proof, Cook Islands 5 Dollars 1978 Silver Proof, 25 Dollars 1977 Silver Proof, 25 Dollars 1978 25th Silver Proof, Jamaica 10 Dollars (5) 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979 Silver Proofs nFDC-FDC in the cases of issue with certificates where issued, 25 Pesos 1968 Games (6) UNC, plus GB Banknotes O'Brien to page £12.50 face in mixed grades, and a small quantity of Spinks Modern Coin Catalogues from the 1970s
£950

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