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12 One Hundred Pounds Nairne (2), B208ff dated 28th May 1914 a very scarce consecutively numbered pair 7/Y 17781 & 7/Y 17782, MANCHESTER branch issue, (Pick308b), very faint inked numbers top left, pressed EF, scarce as a pair and in this condition £3,200 - £6,000 London Coins : One Hundred Pounds Nairne (2), B208ff dated 28th May 1914 a very scarce consecutively numbered pair 7/Y 17781 & 7/Y 17782, MANCHESTER branch issue, (Pick308b), very faint inked numbers top left, pressed EF, scarce as a pair and in this condition Click to Enlarge London Coins : One Hundred Pounds Nairne (2), B208ff dated 28th May 1914 a very scarce consecutively numbered pair 7/Y 17781 & 7/Y 17782, MANCHESTER branch issue, (Pick308b), very faint inked numbers top left, pressed EF, scarce as a pair and in this condition Click to Enlarge
224 Australia PROOF & SPECIMEN notes (57), all different and from the 1800's, various offices of issue from various banks: English, Scottish & Australian Chartered Bank, Royal Bank of Queensland Limited, The Union Bank, Bank of Australasia, Australian Joint Stock Bank, Commercial Bank of Tasmania Limited, The Bank of North Queensland Limited, National Bank of Australasia, Queensland National Bank Limited, Queensland Government, in 1 Pound, 5 Pounds, 10 Pounds, 20 Pounds, 50 Pounds & 100 Pounds denominations, most with cut bottom margin and mounting marks on reverse, in leuchtturm lighthouse album and slipcase, a fabulous collection of very scarce notes rarely seen, an opportunity not to be missed £4,000 - £8,000 London Coins : Australia PROOF & SPECIMEN notes (57), all different and from the 1800's, various offices of issue from various banks: English, Scottish & Australian Chartered Bank, Royal Bank of Queensland Limited, The Union Bank, Bank of Australasia, Australian Joint Stock Bank, Commercial Bank of Tasmania Limited, The Bank of North Queensland Limited, National Bank of Australasia, Queensland National Bank Limited, Queensland Government, in 1 Pound, 5 Pounds, 10 Pounds, 20 Pounds, 50 Pounds & 100 Pounds denominations, most with cut bottom margin and mounting marks on reverse, in leuchtturm lighthouse album and slipcase, a fabulous collection of very scarce notes rarely seen, an opportunity not to be missed Click to Enlarge London Coins : Australia PROOF & SPECIMEN notes (57), all different and from the 1800's, various offices of issue from various banks: English, Scottish & Australian Chartered Bank, Royal Bank of Queensland Limited, The Union Bank, Bank of Australasia, Australian Joint Stock Bank, Commercial Bank of Tasmania Limited, The Bank of North Queensland Limited, National Bank of Australasia, Queensland National Bank Limited, Queensland Government, in 1 Pound, 5 Pounds, 10 Pounds, 20 Pounds, 50 Pounds & 100 Pounds denominations, most with cut bottom margin and mounting marks on reverse, in leuchtturm lighthouse album and slipcase, a fabulous collection of very scarce notes rarely seen, an opportunity not to be missed Click to Enlarge
280 Commonwealth & World, Commonwealth collection in an album (163), Ceylon, East African Currency Board, British West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia & Nyasaland, Rhodesia, Fiji, St. Helena, Falkland Islands, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, India, Burma, Straits Settlements, Malaya, Malaya & British Borneo, British Guiana, British Honduras, Belize, British Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Cayman Islands. Includes Straits Settlements 10 Dollars dated 1929, (Pick11a) Fine, 10 Dollars dated 1933, (Pick18a) Fine, British Guiana 5 Dollars dated 1942, (Pick13c) Fine, British Honduras 10 Dollars dated 1947, (Pick27a) about VF, British Caribbean 20 Dollars dated 1961, (Pick11b) Fine, Ceylon 100 Rupees dated 1945, (Pick38a) small edge tear, about VF, East African Currency Board 1 Florin date1920 (Pick8a) Fine, 100 Shillings issued 1964, (Pick48a) Uncirculated, Southern Rhodesia 5 Pounds dated 1945, (Pick11b) Fine, Rhodesia & Nyasaland 5 Pounds dated 1961, (Pick22b) good Fine, and many more, a fabulous collection of King George V, VI and Queen Elizabeth II. Also two further albums (190+) of mostly Asia, some Africa and a few Bank of England, strength in French Indochina and Vietnam, including 100 Piastres dated 1919, (Pick39) Fine, 1 Piastre dated 1901, (Pick5) about Fine, a very rare opportunity to acquire a wide variety of commonwealth notes and many others. £25,000 - £35,000
588 Britannia Gold a 9-coin set commemorating the London 2012 Olympics, Faster, Higher and Stronger, comprising One Hundred Pounds (3) 2010 Faster - Neptune, 2011 Higher - Jupiter, 2012 Stronger - Mars, Twenty Five Pounds (6) 2010 Faster - Diana, 2010 Faster - Mercury, 2011 Higher - Juno, 2011 Higher - Apollo, 2012 Stronger - Vulcan, 2012 Stronger - Minerva Gold Proofs FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificates £5,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Britannia Gold a 9-coin set commemorating the London 2012 Olympics, Faster, Higher and Stronger, comprising One Hundred Pounds (3) 2010 Faster - Neptune, 2011 Higher - Jupiter, 2012 Stronger - Mars, Twenty Five Pounds (6) 2010 Faster - Diana, 2010 Faster - Mercury, 2011 Higher - Juno, 2011 Higher - Apollo, 2012 Stronger - Vulcan, 2012 Stronger - Minerva Gold Proofs FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificates Click to Enlarge London Coins : Britannia Gold a 9-coin set commemorating the London 2012 Olympics, Faster, Higher and Stronger, comprising One Hundred Pounds (3) 2010 Faster - Neptune, 2011 Higher - Jupiter, 2012 Stronger - Mars, Twenty Five Pounds (6) 2010 Faster - Diana, 2010 Faster - Mercury, 2011 Higher - Juno, 2011 Higher - Apollo, 2012 Stronger - Vulcan, 2012 Stronger - Minerva Gold Proofs FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificates Click to Enlarge
655 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - The Classic Gold Britannia Collection a 20-coin set, comprising Britannia 4-coin Gold Sets £100, £50, £25, and £10 (5) 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2005 FDC in the large and impressive box of issue, an extremely eye-catching and rare format, number 27 of only 27 sets assembled, would surely be the centrepiece of any Gold Britannia collection £10,000 - £12,000 London Coins : Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - The Classic Gold Britannia Collection a 20-coin set, comprising Britannia 4-coin Gold Sets £100, £50, £25, and £10 (5) 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2005 FDC in the large and impressive box of issue, an extremely eye-catching and rare format, number 27 of only 27 sets assembled, would surely be the centrepiece of any Gold Britannia collection Click to Enlarge London Coins : Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - The Classic Gold Britannia Collection a 20-coin set, comprising Britannia 4-coin Gold Sets £100, £50, £25, and £10 (5) 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2005 FDC in the large and impressive box of issue, an extremely eye-catching and rare format, number 27 of only 27 sets assembled, would surely be the centrepiece of any Gold Britannia collection Click to Enlarge
671 Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Maundy Set, the Two Pounds and Maundy Penny each with an edge nick, nFDC with minor hairlines and the odd contact mark, the silver with a pleasing and even tone, in the red octagonal dated case, this in fair condition £4,500 - £6,500 London Coins : Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Maundy Set, the Two Pounds and Maundy Penny each with an edge nick, nFDC with minor hairlines and the odd contact mark, the silver with a pleasing and even tone, in the red octagonal dated case, this in fair condition Click to Enlarge London Coins : Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Maundy Set, the Two Pounds and Maundy Penny each with an edge nick, nFDC with minor hairlines and the odd contact mark, the silver with a pleasing and even tone, in the red octagonal dated case, this in fair condition Click to Enlarge
672 Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins in PCGS holders as follows: Five Pounds PR64 Matte, Two Pounds PR63 Matte, Sovereign PR63 Matte, Half Sovereign PR63 Matte, Crown PR64 Matte, Halfcrown PR64 Matte, Florin PR63 Matte, Shilling PR63, Sixpence PR63 Matte and Maundy Set Fourpence PR64, Threepence PR63 Matte, Twopence PR63 Matte, and Penny PR64 Matte, an excellent set, the silver nicely matched, comes with the 11 coin (short set) box £7,500 - £8,000 London Coins : Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins in PCGS holders as follows: Five Pounds PR64 Matte, Two Pounds PR63 Matte, Sovereign PR63 Matte, Half Sovereign PR63 Matte, Crown PR64 Matte, Halfcrown PR64 Matte, Florin PR63 Matte, Shilling PR63, Sixpence PR63 Matte and Maundy Set Fourpence PR64, Threepence PR63 Matte, Twopence PR63 Matte, and Penny PR64 Matte, an excellent set, the silver nicely matched, comes with the 11 coin (short set) box Click to Enlarge London Coins : Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins in PCGS holders as follows: Five Pounds PR64 Matte, Two Pounds PR63 Matte, Sovereign PR63 Matte, Half Sovereign PR63 Matte, Crown PR64 Matte, Halfcrown PR64 Matte, Florin PR63 Matte, Shilling PR63, Sixpence PR63 Matte and Maundy Set Fourpence PR64, Threepence PR63 Matte, Twopence PR63 Matte, and Penny PR64 Matte, an excellent set, the silver nicely matched, comes with the 11 coin (short set) box Click to Enlarge
674 Proof Set 1937 (4 coins gold set) Five Pounds to Half Sovereign nFDC with some hairlines, in the original case of issue, case in good condition £9,000 - £11,000 London Coins : Proof Set 1937 (4 coins gold set) Five Pounds to Half Sovereign nFDC with some hairlines, in the original case of issue, case in good condition Click to Enlarge London Coins : Proof Set 1937 (4 coins gold set) Five Pounds to Half Sovereign nFDC with some hairlines, in the original case of issue, case in good condition Click to Enlarge
686 Proof Set 2008 Royal Shield of Arms in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins) along with Proof Set 2008 Emblems of Britain in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins), this set previously listed on the Royal Mint website as the 'Completer Set', housed alongside each other in the large Royal Mint Box, a spectacular eye-catching set, Total weight 6.42 oz. of platinum, the original sale price for the pair in the region of £10,000, FDC in the box of issue with certificates and booklets £6,000 - £8,000 London Coins : Proof Set 2008 Royal Shield of Arms in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins) along with Proof Set 2008 Emblems of Britain in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins), this set previously listed on the Royal Mint website as the 'Completer Set', housed alongside each other in the large Royal Mint Box, a spectacular eye-catching set, Total weight 6.42 oz. of platinum, the original sale price for the pair in the region of £10,000, FDC in the box of issue with certificates and booklets Click to Enlarge
765 Ten Pounds 2012 The Queen's Diamond Jubilee 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the wooden box of issue with certificate, number 105 of just 250 issued £6,000 - £7,000 London Coins : Ten Pounds 2012 The Queen's Diamond Jubilee 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the wooden box of issue with certificate, number 105 of just 250 issued Click to Enlarge London Coins : Ten Pounds 2012 The Queen's Diamond Jubilee 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the wooden box of issue with certificate, number 105 of just 250 issued Click to Enlarge
768 Ten Pounds 2016 100th Anniversary of the First World War - Poetry and Language 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, number 24 of only 30 pieces issued £6,500 - £7,500
789 The Gold Sovereign Milestones of Her Majesty's Reign a very impressive 19 coin set comprising Sovereigns 1926 SA, 1957, 1979 Proof, 1985 Proof, 1989 Proof, 1998 Proof, 2002 Proof, 2005 Proof, 2012 Proof. Half Sovereigns 1926, 1980 Proof, 1985 Proof, 1989 Proof, 1998 Proof, 2002 Proof, 2005 Proof, 2012 Proof. Quarter Sovereigns Proofs 2009 and 2012 the earlier pieces 1926 and 57 generally VF - EF others generally FDC each coin in a plastic capsule and then in a custom made velvet lined London Mint Office presentation case with their certificate and historical booklet the ownership certificate indicating that this is set number 1.; This is perhaps the best London Mint Office set we have seen as it contains the sought after 1989, 2002 and 2012 Sovereigns these three alone can realise £1,500 or more when offered individually £3,250 - £3,750 London Coins : The Gold Sovereign Milestones of Her Majesty's Reign a very impressive 19 coin set comprising Sovereigns 1926 SA, 1957, 1979 Proof, 1985 Proof, 1989 Proof, 1998 Proof, 2002 Proof, 2005 Proof, 2012 Proof. Half Sovereigns 1926, 1980 Proof, 1985 Proof, 1989 Proof, 1998 Proof, 2002 Proof, 2005 Proof, 2012 Proof. Quarter Sovereigns Proofs 2009 and 2012 the earlier pieces 1926 and 57 generally VF - EF others generally FDC each coin in a plastic capsule and then in a custom made velvet lined London Mint Office presentation case with their certificate and historical booklet the ownership certificate indicating that this is set number 1.; This is perhaps the best London Mint Office set we have seen as it contains the sought after 1989, 2002 and 2012 Sovereigns these three alone can realise £1,500 or more when offered individually Click to Enlarge London Coins : The Gold Sovereign Milestones of Her Majesty's Reign a very impressive 19 coin set comprising Sovereigns 1926 SA, 1957, 1979 Proof, 1985 Proof, 1989 Proof, 1998 Proof, 2002 Proof, 2005 Proof, 2012 Proof. Half Sovereigns 1926, 1980 Proof, 1985 Proof, 1989 Proof, 1998 Proof, 2002 Proof, 2005 Proof, 2012 Proof. Quarter Sovereigns Proofs 2009 and 2012 the earlier pieces 1926 and 57 generally VF - EF others generally FDC each coin in a plastic capsule and then in a custom made velvet lined London Mint Office presentation case with their certificate and historical booklet the ownership certificate indicating that this is set number 1.; This is perhaps the best London Mint Office set we have seen as it contains the sought after 1989, 2002 and 2012 Sovereigns these three alone can realise £1,500 or more when offered individually Click to Enlarge
795 The Sporting Gold Collection - Two Pounds a 7-coin set all in gold comprising Two Pounds 1986 Commonwealth Games, 1996 Euro 96 Football, 1999 Rugby World Cup, along with the Two Pounds 2002 (4) Commonwealth Games issue England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Gold Proofs FDC in the Royal Mint wooden box of issue with booklet, this set unlisted as such by Spink, although mintage figures of 315 are quoted for the 2002 coins, so the mintage for this set must be considerably lower £3,400 - £3,800
839 United Kingdom Golden Jubilee Gold Proof Set 2002 the very impressive Royal Mint issue comprising 2002 £5 Crown, £2 ,£1, 50/20/10/5/2 and 1 Pence plus Maundy Money all struck in gold nFDC to FDC the Twenty Pence and Five Pence with minimal handling marks, in the red box of issue with certificate and booklet £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : United Kingdom Golden Jubilee Gold Proof Set 2002 the very impressive Royal Mint issue comprising 2002 £5 Crown, £2 ,£1, 50/20/10/5/2 and 1 Pence plus Maundy Money all struck in gold nFDC to FDC the Twenty Pence and Five Pence with minimal handling marks, in the red box of issue with certificate and booklet Click to Enlarge London Coins : United Kingdom Golden Jubilee Gold Proof Set 2002 the very impressive Royal Mint issue comprising 2002 £5 Crown, £2 ,£1, 50/20/10/5/2 and 1 Pence plus Maundy Money all struck in gold nFDC to FDC the Twenty Pence and Five Pence with minimal handling marks, in the red box of issue with certificate and booklet Click to Enlarge
984 Tristan da Cunha Five Pounds 2016 5oz. Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Gold Proof FDC in the box of issue with certificate, only 10 pieces minted £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Tristan da Cunha Five Pounds 2016 5oz. Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Gold Proof FDC in the box of issue with certificate, only 10 pieces minted Click to Enlarge London Coins : Tristan da Cunha Five Pounds 2016 5oz. Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Gold Proof FDC in the box of issue with certificate, only 10 pieces minted Click to Enlarge
1129 India 2 Mohurs 1835 Milled edge, Calcutta Mint, RS on truncation, KM#452.1 a later Proof restrike with signs of old cleaning EF with some hairlines £14,000 - £16,000 London Coins : India 2 Mohurs 1835 Milled edge, Calcutta Mint, RS on truncation, KM#452.1 a later Proof restrike with signs of old cleaning EF with some hairlines Click to Enlarge London Coins : India 2 Mohurs 1835 Milled edge, Calcutta Mint, RS on truncation, KM#452.1 a later Proof restrike with signs of old cleaning EF with some hairlines Click to Enlarge
1294 USA Twenty Dollars 1861 NGC MS63 choice, rare and desirable thus £5,000 - £8,000 London Coins : USA Twenty Dollars 1861 NGC MS63 choice, rare and desirable thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : USA Twenty Dollars 1861 NGC MS63 choice, rare and desirable thus Click to Enlarge
1295 USA Twenty Dollars 1861S NGC MS61 rare thus £5,000 - £8,000 London Coins : USA Twenty Dollars 1861S NGC MS61 rare thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : USA Twenty Dollars 1861S NGC MS61 rare thus Click to Enlarge
1771 Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria Obv left facing bust crowned, laureate, veiled and draped IN COMMEMORATIONEM ANNI REGNI LX in the field, Rev Royal Arms in the centre THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1897, PEACE LOVE AND UNION, the impressive 76mm in gold (5 ounces) Eimer 1816 EF and exceptionally pleasing in this large gold format, and seldom offered £4,500 - £7,500 London Coins : Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria Obv left facing bust crowned, laureate, veiled and draped IN COMMEMORATIONEM ANNI REGNI LX in the field, Rev Royal Arms in the centre THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1897, PEACE LOVE AND UNION, the impressive 76mm in gold (5 ounces) Eimer 1816 EF and exceptionally pleasing in this large gold format, and seldom offered Click to Enlarge London Coins : Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria Obv left facing bust crowned, laureate, veiled and draped IN COMMEMORATIONEM ANNI REGNI LX in the field, Rev Royal Arms in the centre THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1897, PEACE LOVE AND UNION, the impressive 76mm in gold (5 ounces) Eimer 1816 EF and exceptionally pleasing in this large gold format, and seldom offered Click to Enlarge
1793 Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti (January 17, 1850 – April 18, 1930) spectacular 8 ounces gold medal 1906, Arcoverde was the first Cardinal to be born in Latin America. He was known as "Cardeal Arcoverde". Only three of these medals were struck one for The Pope in The Vatican, one for Cardinal Arcoverde and this one which was given to President Rodrigues Alves President of Brazil 1902 -1906. Choice MS65 graded and encapsulated by NGC and attributed by them with the provenance of Alves. So exceptionally rare and desirable in many respects the Papal and Catholic significance, the Latin American significance the spectacular size (8 oz gold) and design, and thought to be the only one available to commerce so unique to the general collectors market. Ex Heritage April 2015 Lot 29441 realised $17,037.50 £8,000 - £14,000 London Coins : Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti (January 17, 1850 – April 18, 1930)  spectacular 8 ounces gold medal 1906, Arcoverde was the first Cardinal to be born in Latin America. He was known as "Cardeal Arcoverde". Only three of these medals were struck one for The Pope in The Vatican, one for Cardinal Arcoverde and this one which was given to President Rodrigues Alves President of Brazil 1902 -1906. Choice MS65 graded and encapsulated by NGC and attributed by them with the provenance of Alves. So exceptionally rare and desirable in many respects the Papal and Catholic significance, the Latin American significance the spectacular size (8 oz gold) and design, and thought to be the only one available to commerce so unique to the general collectors market. Ex Heritage April 2015 Lot 29441 realised $17,037.50 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti (January 17, 1850 – April 18, 1930)  spectacular 8 ounces gold medal 1906, Arcoverde was the first Cardinal to be born in Latin America. He was known as "Cardeal Arcoverde". Only three of these medals were struck one for The Pope in The Vatican, one for Cardinal Arcoverde and this one which was given to President Rodrigues Alves President of Brazil 1902 -1906. Choice MS65 graded and encapsulated by NGC and attributed by them with the provenance of Alves. So exceptionally rare and desirable in many respects the Papal and Catholic significance, the Latin American significance the spectacular size (8 oz gold) and design, and thought to be the only one available to commerce so unique to the general collectors market. Ex Heritage April 2015 Lot 29441 realised $17,037.50 Click to Enlarge
1842 Westminster Abbey 900 Years 58mm 22 carat gold issues certificate number 838 of 900 Unc in the blue presentation case £3,200 - £4,000
1937 Angel Edward IV Second Reign S.2091, North 1626 mintmark Cinquefoil 5.12 grammes About EF, an extremely pleasing example, evenly struck on a full round flan £4,500 - £5,500 London Coins : Angel Edward IV Second Reign S.2091, North 1626 mintmark Cinquefoil 5.12 grammes About EF, an extremely pleasing example, evenly struck on a full round flan Click to Enlarge London Coins : Angel Edward IV Second Reign S.2091, North 1626 mintmark Cinquefoil 5.12 grammes About EF, an extremely pleasing example, evenly struck on a full round flan Click to Enlarge
1938 Angel Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2531 mintmark Crescent, weight 5.07 grammes, GVF/NEF with a small area on the inner circle around 4 o'clock where a tiny amount of light shows through, nevertheless Very Rare and only the second example of the Sixth issue we have offered since 2003 £3,000 - £3,500 London Coins : Angel Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2531 mintmark Crescent, weight 5.07 grammes, GVF/NEF with a small area on the inner circle around 4 o'clock where a tiny amount of light shows through, nevertheless Very Rare and only the second example of the Sixth issue we have offered since 2003 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Angel Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2531 mintmark Crescent, weight 5.07 grammes, GVF/NEF with a small area on the inner circle around 4 o'clock where a tiny amount of light shows through, nevertheless Very Rare and only the second example of the Sixth issue we have offered since 2003 Click to Enlarge
1940 Crown 1653 Commonwealth ESC 6, Bull 6, with some small edge nicks and light haymarking, rare and desirable in this high grade £3,000 - £4,000 London Coins : Crown 1653 Commonwealth ESC 6, Bull 6, with some small edge nicks and light haymarking, rare and desirable in this high grade Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1653 Commonwealth ESC 6, Bull 6, with some small edge nicks and light haymarking, rare and desirable in this high grade Click to Enlarge
1942 Eight Testerns Elizabeth I Portcullis Money S.2607A mintmark 0, strong Fine, with minor signs of flan stress on the obverse, these were known as East India Company Trade Coinage and minted for the first voyage of the incorporated 'Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies, weight 27.32 grammes, die axis with 3 o'clock alignment, similar to the example in the Victoria Museum, Very Rare with very few examples available in recent years, indeed we have not offered an Eight Testerns since November 2004 £12,000 - £20,000 London Coins : Eight Testerns Elizabeth I Portcullis Money S.2607A mintmark 0, strong Fine, with minor signs of flan stress on the obverse, these were known as East India Company Trade Coinage and minted for the first voyage of the incorporated 'Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies, weight 27.32 grammes, die axis with 3 o'clock alignment, similar to the example in the Victoria Museum, Very Rare with very few examples available in recent years, indeed we have not offered an Eight Testerns since November 2004 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Eight Testerns Elizabeth I Portcullis Money S.2607A mintmark 0, strong Fine, with minor signs of flan stress on the obverse, these were known as East India Company Trade Coinage and minted for the first voyage of the incorporated 'Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies, weight 27.32 grammes, die axis with 3 o'clock alignment, similar to the example in the Victoria Museum, Very Rare with very few examples available in recent years, indeed we have not offered an Eight Testerns since November 2004 Click to Enlarge
1977 Penny William the Conqueror (1066-1087) Profile Bust right, Reverse Cross and Trefoils, S.1256 Cnihtpine on Scif (Shaftesbury), 1.34 grammes, About EF and with an attractive and even tone, Very Rare especially in this high grade, Ex-Dr.Lawrence, Ex-Roth, Ex-R.C.Lockett Lot 3865 £5,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Penny  William the Conqueror (1066-1087) Profile Bust right, Reverse Cross and Trefoils, S.1256 Cnihtpine on Scif (Shaftesbury), 1.34 grammes, About EF and with an attractive and even tone, Very Rare especially in this high grade, Ex-Dr.Lawrence, Ex-Roth, Ex-R.C.Lockett Lot 3865 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Penny  William the Conqueror (1066-1087) Profile Bust right, Reverse Cross and Trefoils, S.1256 Cnihtpine on Scif (Shaftesbury), 1.34 grammes, About EF and with an attractive and even tone, Very Rare especially in this high grade, Ex-Dr.Lawrence, Ex-Roth, Ex-R.C.Lockett Lot 3865 Click to Enlarge
1981 Penny Cynethryth (Wife of Offa) c.757-796, Light Coinage Canterbury Mint, moneyer Eoba, S.909, North 339, Chick 138c (this coin), weight 1.12 grammes, About VF, well-centred with a few very small pitting marks, extremely rare, Cynethryth being the only Anglo-Saxon queen to have her name and portrait on coinage £5,000 - £7,000 London Coins : Penny Cynethryth (Wife of Offa) c.757-796, Light Coinage Canterbury Mint, moneyer Eoba, S.909, North 339, Chick 138c (this coin), weight 1.12 grammes, About VF, well-centred with a few very small pitting marks, extremely rare, Cynethryth being the only Anglo-Saxon queen to have her name and portrait on coinage Click to Enlarge London Coins : Penny Cynethryth (Wife of Offa) c.757-796, Light Coinage Canterbury Mint, moneyer Eoba, S.909, North 339, Chick 138c (this coin), weight 1.12 grammes, About VF, well-centred with a few very small pitting marks, extremely rare, Cynethryth being the only Anglo-Saxon queen to have her name and portrait on coinage Click to Enlarge
1985 Penny Offa, Kings of Mercia, Group II, Portrait type, small flan S.905 moneyer Ethelward, weight 0.98 grammes VF with a surface flaw running either side of the EL £3,250 - £3,750 London Coins : Penny Offa, Kings of Mercia, Group II,  Portrait type, small flan S.905 moneyer Ethelward, weight 0.98 grammes VF with a surface flaw running either side of the EL Click to Enlarge London Coins : Penny Offa, Kings of Mercia, Group II,  Portrait type, small flan S.905 moneyer Ethelward, weight 0.98 grammes VF with a surface flaw running either side of the EL Click to Enlarge
2012 Sovereign Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2529, North 2003 mintmark Escallop, weight 15.23 grammes, Good Fine with some hairlines on the obverse, scarce thus £8,000 - £11,000 London Coins : Sovereign Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2529, North 2003 mintmark Escallop, weight 15.23 grammes, Good Fine with some hairlines on the obverse, scarce thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : Sovereign Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2529, North 2003 mintmark Escallop, weight 15.23 grammes, Good Fine with some hairlines on the obverse, scarce thus Click to Enlarge
2013 Spur Ryal James I Second Coinage (1606-1607) S.2614 North 2080, mintmark Escallop, weight 6.77 grammes, a small edge crack at 1 o'clock on the reverse, skilfully repaired, otherwise VF and with red toning, Ex-St. James Auction 17, 24 May 2011 Lot 92, Ex-Lingford, Glendinings 20/21 June 1951 Lot 892? (not illustrated), a seldom offered type £14,000 - £18,000 London Coins : Spur Ryal James I Second Coinage (1606-1607) S.2614 North 2080, mintmark Escallop, weight 6.77 grammes, a small edge crack at 1 o'clock on the reverse, skilfully repaired, otherwise VF and with red toning, Ex-St. James Auction 17, 24 May 2011 Lot 92, Ex-Lingford, Glendinings 20/21 June 1951 Lot 892? (not illustrated), a seldom offered type Click to Enlarge London Coins : Spur Ryal James I Second Coinage (1606-1607) S.2614 North 2080, mintmark Escallop, weight 6.77 grammes, a small edge crack at 1 o'clock on the reverse, skilfully repaired, otherwise VF and with red toning, Ex-St. James Auction 17, 24 May 2011 Lot 92, Ex-Lingford, Glendinings 20/21 June 1951 Lot 892? (not illustrated), a seldom offered type Click to Enlarge
2019 Crown 1658 8 over 7 Cromwell ESC 10, Bull 240 About EF with the die crack at it's early stage £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Crown 1658 8 over 7 Cromwell ESC 10, Bull 240 About EF with the die crack at it's early stage Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1658 8 over 7 Cromwell ESC 10, Bull 240 About EF with the die crack at it's early stage Click to Enlarge
2020 Crown 1658 with 8 over 7 Oliver Cromwell S3226 about EF even tone with die flaw at early stage ex LCA 115 (Dec 2006) L:ot 737 realised £3500 £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Crown 1658 with 8 over 7 Oliver Cromwell S3226 about EF even tone with die flaw at early stage ex LCA 115 (Dec 2006) L:ot 737 realised £3500 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1658 with 8 over 7 Oliver Cromwell S3226 about EF even tone with die flaw at early stage ex LCA 115 (Dec 2006) L:ot 737 realised £3500 Click to Enlarge
2024 Crown 1692 2 over inverted 2 ESC 83, Bull 822, NEF with one or two small weak areas and some very minor haymarking, an extremely pleasing and high grade example of this series, very hard to find in high grade £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Crown 1692 2 over inverted 2 ESC 83, Bull 822, NEF with  one or two small weak areas and some very minor haymarking, an extremely pleasing and high grade example of this series, very hard to find in high grade Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1692 2 over inverted 2 ESC 83, Bull 822, NEF with  one or two small weak areas and some very minor haymarking, an extremely pleasing and high grade example of this series, very hard to find in high grade Click to Enlarge
2025 Crown 1695 OCTAVO ESC 87, Bull 991 UNC or very near so with minor contact marks, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 78 £3,500 - £4,000 London Coins : Crown 1695 OCTAVO ESC 87, Bull 991 UNC or very near so with minor contact marks, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 78 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1695 OCTAVO ESC 87, Bull 991 UNC or very near so with minor contact marks, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 78 Click to Enlarge
2028 Crown 1700 DVODECIMO ESC 97, Bull 1010 UNC with a small flan crack through the 1 of the date, in a PCGS holder and graded MS63+ £3,000 - £3,500 London Coins : Crown 1700 DVODECIMO ESC 97, Bull 1010 UNC with a small flan crack through the 1 of the date, in a PCGS holder and graded MS63+ Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1700 DVODECIMO ESC 97, Bull 1010 UNC with a small flan crack through the 1 of the date, in a PCGS holder and graded MS63+ Click to Enlarge
2044 Crown 1847 Gothic Plain Edge Proof ESC 291, 27.97 grammes, UNC with minor cabinet friction, and with an attractive and colourful tone, with much eye appeal, the plain edge with some small scratches not visible from either obverse or reverse £4,750 - £5,750 London Coins : Crown 1847 Gothic Plain Edge Proof ESC 291, 27.97 grammes, UNC with minor cabinet friction, and with an attractive and colourful tone, with much eye appeal, the plain edge with some small scratches not visible from either obverse or reverse Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1847 Gothic Plain Edge Proof ESC 291, 27.97 grammes, UNC with minor cabinet friction, and with an attractive and colourful tone, with much eye appeal, the plain edge with some small scratches not visible from either obverse or reverse Click to Enlarge
2056 Crown 1934 ESC 374, Bull 3674 GEF the key date in this series £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Crown 1934 ESC 374, Bull 3674 GEF the key date in this series Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1934 ESC 374, Bull 3674 GEF the key date in this series Click to Enlarge
2089 Five Guineas 1688 S3397 PCGS XF45 £8,000 - £14,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1688 S3397 PCGS XF45 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1688 S3397 PCGS XF45 Click to Enlarge
2090 Five Guineas 1699 UNDECIMO S.3454 GVF/nEF £18,000 - £20,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1699 UNDECIMO S.3454  GVF/nEF Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1699 UNDECIMO S.3454  GVF/nEF Click to Enlarge
2091 Five Guineas 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO edge near EF desirable thus £15,000 - £18,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO edge near EF desirable thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO edge near EF desirable thus Click to Enlarge
2092 Five Guineas 1729 E.I.C. S3664 PCGS AU50 £17,000 - £20,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1729 E.I.C. S3664 PCGS AU50 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1729 E.I.C. S3664 PCGS AU50 Click to Enlarge
2093 Five Guineas 1729 Plain below bust TERTIO edge Spink 3663 EF desirable thus £18,000 - £22,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1729 Plain below bust TERTIO edge Spink 3663 EF desirable thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1729 Plain below bust TERTIO edge Spink 3663 EF desirable thus Click to Enlarge
2094 Five Guineas 1729 Plain below bust TERTIO edge Spink 3663 VF £12,000 - £15,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1729 Plain below bust TERTIO edge Spink 3663 VF Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1729 Plain below bust TERTIO edge Spink 3663 VF Click to Enlarge
2095 Five Guineas 1748 VICESIMO SECVNDO S.3666 approaching EF and formerly in an NGC holder graded by them as AU55 and with the NGC ticket still included £18,000 - £22,000 London Coins : Five Guineas 1748 VICESIMO SECVNDO S.3666 approaching EF and formerly in an NGC holder graded by them as AU55 and with the NGC ticket still included Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Guineas 1748 VICESIMO SECVNDO S.3666 approaching EF and formerly in an NGC holder graded by them as AU55 and with the NGC ticket still included Click to Enlarge
2131 Guinea 1686 S.3402 in an NGC holder and graded AU53 £3,250 - £3,750 London Coins : Guinea 1686 S.3402 in an NGC holder and graded AU53 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Guinea 1686 S.3402 in an NGC holder and graded AU53 Click to Enlarge
2154 Guinea 1813 'Military' S.3730 CGS 75 choice and desirable thus the highest grade of the four examples so far assessed by CGS £3,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Guinea 1813 'Military' S.3730 CGS 75 choice and desirable thus the highest grade of the four examples so far assessed by CGS Click to Enlarge London Coins : Guinea 1813 'Military' S.3730 CGS 75 choice and desirable thus the highest grade of the four examples so far assessed by CGS Click to Enlarge
2219 Halfcrown 1681 with Elephant and Castle below Bust ESC 488 (rarity 4) about VF toned some faint scratches reverse extremely rare in this higher grade Spink 2018 now listing a price in VF at £15000, Ex-London Coins Auction A107 28/11/2004 Lot 965, £3290 inclusive of buyers premium £7,500 - £8,500 London Coins : Halfcrown 1681 with Elephant and Castle below Bust ESC 488 (rarity 4) about VF toned some faint scratches reverse extremely rare in this higher grade Spink 2018 now listing a price in VF at £15000, Ex-London Coins Auction A107 28/11/2004 Lot 965, £3290 inclusive of buyers premium Click to Enlarge London Coins : Halfcrown 1681 with Elephant and Castle below Bust ESC 488 (rarity 4) about VF toned some faint scratches reverse extremely rare in this higher grade Spink 2018 now listing a price in VF at £15000, Ex-London Coins Auction A107 28/11/2004 Lot 965, £3290 inclusive of buyers premium Click to Enlarge
2236 Halfcrown 1751 Standard type ESC 610 LCGS UNC 82 Population Level 1 out of 3 Finest Known £3,000 - £4,000 London Coins : Halfcrown 1751 Standard type ESC 610 LCGS UNC 82 Population Level 1 out of 3 Finest Known Click to Enlarge London Coins : Halfcrown 1751 Standard type ESC 610 LCGS UNC 82 Population Level 1 out of 3 Finest Known Click to Enlarge
2422 Penny 1877 Freeman 90 dies 8+H, Narrow date, Good /NVG, Extremely Rare and rated R18 by Freeman, certainly one of the rarest currency types in the entire Bun Penny series and seldom encountered in any grade. We note a slightly superior example in our June 2010 sale realised £7020 £3,500 - £4,500 London Coins : Penny 1877 Freeman 90 dies 8+H, Narrow date, Good /NVG, Extremely Rare and rated R18 by Freeman, certainly one of the rarest currency types in the entire Bun Penny series and seldom encountered in any grade. We note a slightly superior example in our June 2010 sale realised £7020 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Penny 1877 Freeman 90 dies 8+H, Narrow date, Good /NVG, Extremely Rare and rated R18 by Freeman, certainly one of the rarest currency types in the entire Bun Penny series and seldom encountered in any grade. We note a slightly superior example in our June 2010 sale realised £7020 Click to Enlarge
2558 Sovereign 1841 as Marsh 24, unbarred A's in GRATIA, Fine with some edge nicks, very rare £6,000 - £7,000 London Coins : Sovereign 1841 as Marsh 24, unbarred A's in GRATIA, Fine with some edge nicks, very rare Click to Enlarge London Coins : Sovereign 1841 as Marsh 24, unbarred A's in GRATIA, Fine with some edge nicks, very rare Click to Enlarge

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