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London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 167
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

The West Country Hoard of George III Guineas : Signature Sales

The West Country Hoard of George III Guineas

Found in an old cabinet where presumable they had remained since the mid 1790s the following original hoard gives a fascinating insight into relative scarcities in contemporary circulation
Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 157
English Coins 1778 S.3728 GVF with some residual lustre, Very Rare, our archive database reveals that since 2003 this is the first example we have offered
£2,200 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2204 : Guinea 1778 S.3728 GVF with some residual lustre, Very Rare, our archive database reveals that since... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2204 : Guinea 1778 S.3728 GVF with some residual lustre, Very Rare, our archive database reveals that since...

Auction 157
English Coins 1777 S.3728 GVF and lustrous
£1,300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2203 : Guinea 1777 S.3728 GVF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2203 : Guinea 1777 S.3728 GVF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1782 S.3728 GVF the reverse with touches of red tone
£1,300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2209 : Guinea 1782 S.3728 GVF the reverse with touches of red tone London Coins : A157 : Lot 2209 : Guinea 1782 S.3728 GVF the reverse with touches of red tone

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 GVF/VF retaining some lustre
£1,300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2214 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 GVF/VF retaining some lustre London Coins : A157 : Lot 2214 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 GVF/VF retaining some lustre

Auction 157
English Coins 1786 S.3728 NEF and lustrous
£1,300 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2223 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2223 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1776 S.3728 Near EF the obverse with a small striking flaw on the portrait
£1,200 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2201 : Guinea 1776 S.3728 Near EF the obverse with a small striking flaw on the portrait London Coins : A157 : Lot 2201 : Guinea 1776 S.3728 Near EF the obverse with a small striking flaw on the portrait

Auction 157
English Coins 1791 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with superb eye appeal
£1,200 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2275 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with superb eye appeal London Coins : A157 : Lot 2275 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with superb eye appeal

Auction 157
English Coins 1784 S.3728 EF/NEF and lustrous
£1,100 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2211 : Guinea 1784 S.3728 EF/NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2211 : Guinea 1784 S.3728 EF/NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1781 S.3728 VF the reverse slightly better, retaining some mint lustre, one of the scarcer dates in the series, our archive database records that we have only offered one better example since 2003
£1,000 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2208 : Guinea 1781 S.3728 VF the reverse slightly better, retaining some mint lustre, one of the scarcer da... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2208 : Guinea 1781 S.3728 VF the reverse slightly better, retaining some mint lustre, one of the scarcer da...

Auction 157
English Coins 1775 S.3728 Near EF with some lustre the reverse with a small area of unevenness within the left of the shield
£950 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2200 : Guinea 1775 S.3728 Near EF with some lustre the reverse with a small area of unevenness within the l... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2200 : Guinea 1775 S.3728 Near EF with some lustre the reverse with a small area of unevenness within the l...

Auction 157
English Coins 1786 S.3728 NEF/GVF and lustrous
£900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2224 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 NEF/GVF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2224 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 NEF/GVF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 EF/About EF and lustrous
£900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2229 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 EF/About EF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2229 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 EF/About EF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with some thin scratches
£900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2242 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with some thin scratches London Coins : A157 : Lot 2242 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 GEF and lustrous with some thin scratches

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 EF and lustrous, the reverse with some light contact marks
£900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2263 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 EF and lustrous, the reverse with some light contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2263 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 EF and lustrous, the reverse with some light contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1791 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous
£900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2276 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2276 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1794 S.3729 EF and lustrous with some light contact marks
£900 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2280 : Guinea 1794 S.3729 EF and lustrous with some light contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2280 : Guinea 1794 S.3729 EF and lustrous with some light contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 as S.3729 the central line to the shield extends beyond the lower point of the shield to the mid-point of the date, NEF and lustrous with some light contact marks
£850 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2227 : Guinea 1787 as S.3729 the central line to the shield extends beyond the lower point of the shield to... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2227 : Guinea 1787 as S.3729 the central line to the shield extends beyond the lower point of the shield to...

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 NEF and lustrous
£850 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2267 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2267 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 NEF with some light contact marks
£850 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2269 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NEF with some light contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2269 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NEF with some light contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 NEF and lustrous the reverse with a few minor hairlines
£820 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2233 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF and lustrous the reverse with a few minor hairlines London Coins : A157 : Lot 2233 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF and lustrous the reverse with a few minor hairlines

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 VF
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2218 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2218 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 VF or better
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2219 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 VF or better London Coins : A157 : Lot 2219 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 VF or better

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 NEF and lustrous
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2232 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2232 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 NEF with some contact marks and light haymarking
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2234 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF with some contact marks and light haymarking London Coins : A157 : Lot 2234 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF with some contact marks and light haymarking

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 NEF/GVF
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2235 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF/GVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2235 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF/GVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NEF
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2245 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NEF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2245 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NEF

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2266 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2266 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 NEF and lustrous with some light contact marks
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2268 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NEF and lustrous with some light contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2268 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NEF and lustrous with some light contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1786 S.3728 GVF and lustrous, the obverse with some light scratches
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2221 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 GVF and lustrous, the obverse with some light scratches London Coins : A157 : Lot 2221 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 GVF and lustrous, the obverse with some light scratches

Auction 157
English Coins 1786 S.3728 GVF/VF and lustrous, the obverse with some minor contact marks
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2222 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 GVF/VF and lustrous, the obverse with some minor contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2222 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 GVF/VF and lustrous, the obverse with some minor contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1786 S.3728 VF
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2225 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2225 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 GVF and lustrous with some minor contact marks
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2230 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 GVF and lustrous with some minor contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2230 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 GVF and lustrous with some minor contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 NEF/GVF with some flecks of haymarking
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2236 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF/GVF with some flecks of haymarking London Coins : A157 : Lot 2236 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NEF/GVF with some flecks of haymarking

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NEF with a light scuff to the left of the date
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2246 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NEF with a light scuff to the left of the date London Coins : A157 : Lot 2246 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NEF with a light scuff to the left of the date

Auction 157
English Coins 1789 S.3729 GVF with good lustre a pleasing example and with much eye appeal
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2258 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 GVF with good lustre a pleasing example and with much eye appeal London Coins : A157 : Lot 2258 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 GVF with good lustre a pleasing example and with much eye appeal

Auction 157
English Coins 1793 S.3729 NEF and lustrous with a small striking flaw on the shield
£750 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2279 : Guinea 1793 S.3729 NEF and lustrous with a small striking flaw on the shield London Coins : A157 : Lot 2279 : Guinea 1793 S.3729 NEF and lustrous with a small striking flaw on the shield

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 EF/NEF with a thin scratch by the shield
£700 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2241 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 EF/NEF with a thin scratch by the shield London Coins : A157 : Lot 2241 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 EF/NEF with a thin scratch by the shield

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous
£700 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2244 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous London Coins : A157 : Lot 2244 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 GVF/NEF and lustrous

Auction 157
English Coins 1779 S.3728 VF/NVF
£650 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2206 : Guinea 1779 S.3728 VF/NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2206 : Guinea 1779 S.3728 VF/NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 GVF and lustrous with some minor haymarking
£650 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2231 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 GVF and lustrous with some minor haymarking London Coins : A157 : Lot 2231 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 GVF and lustrous with some minor haymarking

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 GVF
£650 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2243 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 GVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2243 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 GVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1781 S.3728 NVF/GF, one of the scarcer dates in the series, our archive database records that we have only offered one better example since 2003, many examples offered have only been Fine to Good Fine
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2207 : Guinea 1781 S.3728 NVF/GF, one of the scarcer dates in the series, our archive database records that... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2207 : Guinea 1781 S.3728 NVF/GF, one of the scarcer dates in the series, our archive database records that...

Auction 157
English Coins 1784 S.3728 VF
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2212 : Guinea 1784 S.3728 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2212 : Guinea 1784 S.3728 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 NVF/GF
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2216 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 NVF/GF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2216 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 NVF/GF

Auction 157
English Coins 1786 S.3728 VF/NVF the obverse with some residual lustre
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2226 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 VF/NVF the obverse with some residual lustre London Coins : A157 : Lot 2226 : Guinea 1786 S.3728 VF/NVF the obverse with some residual lustre

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 VF the reverse slightly better
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2253 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF the reverse slightly better London Coins : A157 : Lot 2253 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF the reverse slightly better

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 VF the reverse slightly better
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2254 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF the reverse slightly better London Coins : A157 : Lot 2254 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF the reverse slightly better

Auction 157
English Coins 1789 S.3729 GVF or better and lustrous with small scratches
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2257 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 GVF or better and lustrous with small scratches London Coins : A157 : Lot 2257 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 GVF or better and lustrous with small scratches

Auction 157
English Coins 1789 S.3729 VF
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2261 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2261 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 VF/GVF and with some lustre
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2272 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 VF/GVF and with some lustre London Coins : A157 : Lot 2272 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 VF/GVF and with some lustre

Auction 157
English Coins 1779 S.3728 NVF
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2205 : Guinea 1779 S.3728 NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2205 : Guinea 1779 S.3728 NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1782 S.3728 NVF with traces of lustre
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2210 : Guinea 1782 S.3728 NVF with traces of lustre London Coins : A157 : Lot 2210 : Guinea 1782 S.3728 NVF with traces of lustre

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 Good Fine/Fine with some scuffs
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2213 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 Good Fine/Fine with some scuffs London Coins : A157 : Lot 2213 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 Good Fine/Fine with some scuffs

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 NVF
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2215 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2215 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 VF/NVF with some light thin scratches
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2220 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 VF/NVF with some light thin scratches London Coins : A157 : Lot 2220 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 VF/NVF with some light thin scratches

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NVF with a few surface marks
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2249 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF with a few surface marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2249 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF with a few surface marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 VF
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2252 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2252 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1791 S.3729 NVF/VF
£550 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2278 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 NVF/VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2278 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 NVF/VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1777 S.3728 About VF/NVF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2202 : Guinea 1777 S.3728 About VF/NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2202 : Guinea 1777 S.3728 About VF/NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1785 S.3728 NVF/GF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2217 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 NVF/GF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2217 : Guinea 1785 S.3728 NVF/GF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 About VF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2228 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 About VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2228 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 About VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 VF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2238 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2238 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 VF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2239 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2239 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 VF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2240 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2240 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NVF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2247 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2247 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NVF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2248 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2248 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NVF/GF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2251 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF/GF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2251 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF/GF

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 VF/NVF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2255 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF/NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2255 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF/NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 VF/NVF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2256 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF/NVF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2256 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 VF/NVF

Auction 157
English Coins 1789 S.3729 NVF/VF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2260 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 NVF/VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2260 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 NVF/VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 About VF/VF the reverse with some light haymarking
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2262 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 About VF/VF the reverse with some light haymarking London Coins : A157 : Lot 2262 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 About VF/VF the reverse with some light haymarking

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 NVF with some hairlines
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2270 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NVF with some hairlines London Coins : A157 : Lot 2270 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NVF with some hairlines

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 NVF/VF the obverse slightly uneven on the King's cheek
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2271 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NVF/VF the obverse slightly uneven on the King's cheek London Coins : A157 : Lot 2271 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 NVF/VF the obverse slightly uneven on the King's cheek

Auction 157
English Coins 1791 S.3729 About VF/VF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2273 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 About VF/VF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2273 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 About VF/VF

Auction 157
English Coins 1791 S.3729 NVF/GF
£500 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2277 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 NVF/GF London Coins : A157 : Lot 2277 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 NVF/GF

Auction 157
English Coins 1787 S.3729 NVF/VF with a small flan flaw on the rim of the shield, the obverse slightly weak in parts
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2237 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NVF/VF with a small flan flaw on the rim of the shield, the obverse slightly weak... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2237 : Guinea 1787 S.3729 NVF/VF with a small flan flaw on the rim of the shield, the obverse slightly weak...

Auction 157
English Coins 1788 S.3729 NVF with some small digs in the fields
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2250 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF with some small digs in the fields London Coins : A157 : Lot 2250 : Guinea 1788 S.3729 NVF with some small digs in the fields

Auction 157
English Coins 1789 S.3729 NVF/GF with a gentle edge bruise below the bust
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2259 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 NVF/GF with a gentle edge bruise below the bust London Coins : A157 : Lot 2259 : Guinea 1789 S.3729 NVF/GF with a gentle edge bruise below the bust

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 Fine
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2264 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 Fine London Coins : A157 : Lot 2264 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 Fine

Auction 157
English Coins 1790 S.3729 GF/NVF with some contact marks
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2265 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 GF/NVF with some contact marks London Coins : A157 : Lot 2265 : Guinea 1790 S.3729 GF/NVF with some contact marks

Auction 157
English Coins 1791 S.3729 Fine
£460 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2274 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 Fine London Coins : A157 : Lot 2274 : Guinea 1791 S.3729 Fine