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London Coins Auction 173
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 174
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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5th - 6th December 2021

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Standard Reference B238 : English Banknotes

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 172
English Banknotes s B238 41S VF, B239 H38A AU, blues (3) B249 generally EF-Unc, B258 R37A Fine B260 F-VF (5), VF (3) including S44A first series, AU (2) Y16A and last series H09B, B269 S22S 272530 VF, O'Brien B273 (2) GVF and Unc, B282 VF (3) and last series 67Z Unc, B292 AU along with Royal Bank One Pound 30.3.1999 VF
£160 London Coins : A172 : Lot 25 : One Pounds Peppiatt B238 41S VF,  B239 H38A AU,  blues (3) B249 generally EF-Unc, B258 R37A Fine B26... London Coins : A172 : Lot 25 : One Pounds Peppiatt B238 41S VF,  B239 H38A AU,  blues (3) B249 generally EF-Unc, B258 R37A Fine B26...

Auction 172
English Banknotes B238 issued 1934, last series 06Z 853922, Pick363c, AU
£46 London Coins : A172 : Lot 21 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934, last series 06Z 853922, Pick363c, AU London Coins : A172 : Lot 21 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934, last series 06Z 853922, Pick363c, AU

Auction 170
English Banknotes (18) Accumulation of various denomination examples from the Britannia medallion and QE2 portrait designs circa pre and during World War II issues and onwards, all in mixed grades on average VF to EF - about UNC. Comprising Peppiatt (3) consisting of the Pre-war First Period B238 issue Unthreaded issue 1934 prefix 10C. Along with Second Period World War II Emergency 1940 issues (2) including the 10 Shillings Peppiatt Second Period B251 Mauve prefix U80D and the 1 Pound B249 Blue/Pink prefix K10E. 10 Shillings B266 Red-Brown issue 1950 FIRST series prefix Z32Z. O'Brien (3) including an example of the last Britannia medallion 10 Shillings B271 Red-Brown issue 1955 prefix C73Y 974772. Along with the QE2 portrait issue 1 Pound B282 first series prefix 21A. And an example of the short-lived only single cashier design modern British Banking - 5 Pounds Lion & Key Helmeted Britannia portrait B280 symbol variety prefix J20. QE2 portrait issues (4) including 1 Pounds (2) B288 prefix D95S and B292 first series prefix A50N. 5 Pounds B297 prefix L85. And the 10 Pounds Hollom Lion & Key B299 prefix A13. QE2 portrait issues (5) including examples of each recorded prefix for the respective type B310 (4) prefixes A91N, B59N, C23N and D03N. Along with a 1 Pound B305 prefix T44A. And finally, QE2 portrait issues (2) 1 Pound B322 prefix DS18 and 5 Pounds B324 prefix 85D.
£150 London Coins : A170 : Lot 10 : Bank of England (18) Accumulation of various denomination examples from the Britannia medallion and ... London Coins : A170 : Lot 10 : Bank of England (18) Accumulation of various denomination examples from the Britannia medallion and ...

Auction 170
English Banknotes (6) a selection of examples from the various periods in mixed circulated but presentable grades VF-EF and consisting of a First Period 1 Pound B238 Pre-war Unthreaded issue 1934 serial number H14A 141281. Second Period World War II Emergency issues 1940 (3) 1 Pounds B249 Pink/Blue (2) serial numbers W09H 839728 & J61H 742889, along with a 10 Shillings B251 Mauve serial number A93D 707307. And finally, a Fourth Period 10 Shillings B262 Threaded serial number 97H 520033. A collectible and attractive group
£75 London Coins : A170 : Lot 14 : Bank of England (6) a selection of examples from the various Peppiatt periods in mixed circulated bu... London Coins : A170 : Lot 14 : Bank of England (6) a selection of examples from the various Peppiatt periods in mixed circulated bu...

Auction 169
English Banknotes (37) 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds an attractive in an album of Britannia medallion issues with examples of every cashier late 1920's to mid-1950's issues to O'Brien all in mixed grades including GEF-about UNC examples and comprising scarcer earlier notes as the Mahon 1 Pound B212 series E87 876848. 1 Pound B225 series Y95 591918. (26) consisting of 10 Shillings B251 Mauve WW2 Emergency issues (3) prefixes W93D, S31D and X06E. Along with various period examples of the 1 Pounds (23) including First Pre-war period Unthreaded examples (7) consisting of B238 (6) prefixes 39M, 74O, 06U, 95Y, 62D and 93E together with the B239 LAST series prefix L36A. Second Period B249 WW2 Blue/Pink Emergency issues (11) prefixes B80E, E57E, O14E, R55D, Y30D, A27H, A07H, A06H, H54E, D96E and E01D. Third Post-war Period Unthreaded continued example B258 prefix R95A. Along with Fourth Post-war Period Threaded issues (4) prefixes including a FIRST series S82A together with W92A, X06A and Y27A. (6) including 10 Shillings B266 (3) prefixes Y05Z, M46Z and X01Z. Along with 1 Pounds B268 (3) prefixes A91J, B21J and J26J. And O'Brien 10 Shillings B271 (3) prefixes B06Y, C92Y and D01Y.
£400 London Coins : A169 : Lot 14 : Bank of England  (37) 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds an attractive collection in an album of Britannia me... London Coins : A169 : Lot 14 : Bank of England  (37) 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds an attractive collection in an album of Britannia me...

Auction 169
English Banknotes 1 Pounds Green Britannia medallion examples circa 1930-40's (4) comprising a example B225 serial number J58 733105 in about VF and pleasing. Along with examples (3) consisting of First Period B238 Unthreaded Pre-war issues (2) including serial numbers 14M 484445, EF and a LAST series 18Z 736305, in about UNC and very pleasing in this high grade. Accompanied by a Fourth Period B260 Post-War Threaded issue and a FIRST series example serial number S40A 856918, VF - GVF. These notes are always collectable and becoming scarcer with early examples as Catterns approaching the century old mark.
£140 London Coins : A169 : Lot 18 : Bank of England 1 Pounds Green Britannia medallion examples circa 1930-40's (4) comprising a Ca... London Coins : A169 : Lot 18 : Bank of England 1 Pounds Green Britannia medallion examples circa 1930-40's (4) comprising a Ca...

Auction 167
English Banknotes s mostly Emergency World War 2 period issues with £300 face value in 3 big bundles of £100 face each made of 5 smaller 20 note centre folded bundles (300) all in various grades good Fine to about UNC some could have even been UNC if it was not for the slight centre fold. Comprised of B249 issues with various prefixes some of them last for their prefixes "99's" and some first series prefixes for their respective sub series (296), the Very Rare notes B250 (3) serial numbers S02E 983154, S04E 442818 and S06H 089485 along with only 1 Green pre-war Pound B238 Unthreaded issue 1934 serial number 67U 132842. A very desirable group and a fascinating find, possibly have been sleeping for quite a long time and probably carry an interesting story
£1,000

Auction 166
English Banknotes & (82) in mixed grades comprising Treasury 1 Pound T31 issue 1923 serial number J1/96 817403. Along with Bank of England issues comprising 10 Shillings B210 issue 1928 serial number W83 635086. (2) 10 Shillings B223 issue 1930 LAST series K08 927816 and 1 Pound Green B225 issue 1930 LAST series Z21 271136. (7) including 10 Shillings (2) a 1934 issue B236 prefix 27R and an Emergency Mauve issue 1940 prefix K73D along with 1 Pounds (5) including 1934 Pre World War II issues B238 prefix 84L and B239 prefix J15A, an Emergency Blue-Pink issue 1940 prefix A28D and post World War II issues B260 prefixes B50B & LAST series H11B. 10 Shillings B266 issues 1950 (2) prefixes L35Z & O28Z. O'Brien (7) including 10 Shillings (3) B271 issue 1955 prefix B04Z along with QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B286 issues 1961 (2) prefixes J87 & FIRST series A10 and 1 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1960 issues (4) including B282 prefix 29J along with B284 (3) serial numbers B04N 551826, B64N 572320 & B64N 577777. 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B294 issues 1963 (2) prefixes W61 & Z02. QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1967 issues (25) including 1 Pound B307&category=1&prm=sr&searchtype=1">B307 prefix U26E 10 Shillings B309 a trio serial numbers 75S 054374 - 75S 054376 and B310 (21) including prefixes A09N,A19N, a consecutive set of 8 notes B64N 838033 - B64N 838040, C42N, a consecutive pair D01N 089037 & D01N 089038, LAST series D15N, D37N and D36N including a consecutive set of 5 notes D36N 033541 - D36N 033541 along with D36N 467950. (14) including 1 Pounds QE2 portrait and seated Britannia 1970 issues (9) issues B323 (2) a consecutive pair MW11 419588 & MW11 419589 along with B322 (7) prefixes include a consecutive pair CY37 462251 CY37 462252, ET66 and a consecutive set of 4 notes HX02 090663 - HX02 090666. 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial and The 1973 L Reverse issues (4) including B334 (2) prefixes 73L & 89R and a consecutive pair B336 series B59 572053 - BT59 572054. 20 Pounds QE2 pictorial & William B328 Purple issue 1970 prefix D24 359556. (14) including 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac B341 W Reverse 1981 issues (9) includes a consecutive set of 5 notes CY56 432207 - 432211 amongst prefixes BY29, DY01, DY02 and LAST RUN DY21 734755. 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The Duke of Wellington B343 L Reverse issues 1980 (2) prefixes KX13 & EU15. 10 Pounds (2) including L reverse issue 1984 B348 prefix AY17 and a L reverse Windowed thread (Stardust thread) issue 1987 B349 prefix CT58. 50 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir B352 issue 1981 serial number B30 070658. (3) including 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The Duke of Wellington B353 L reverse issues 1988 prefixes SC32 & SC88. 10 Pounds QE2 pictorial & B354 L reverse issue 1988 prefix HS41. 20 Pounds QE2 pictorial & William Shakespeare B355 Purple & Green issue 1988 prefix 14S. (3) including 10 Pounds B360 L reverse issue 1991 prefix KN15 and 50 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Christopher Wren B361 issues 1991 serial numbers E24 902897 & E09 637272. Includes Scotland 1 Pounds (4) from The plc & plc.
£500

Auction 165
English Banknotes (B238s) issued 1934 serial Q00 000000, EF or better and scarce
£850 London Coins : A165 : Lot 184 : One pound Peppiatt SPECIMEN (B238s) issued 1934 serial Q00 000000, EF or better and scarce London Coins : A165 : Lot 184 : One pound Peppiatt SPECIMEN (B238s) issued 1934 serial Q00 000000, EF or better and scarce

Auction 165
English Banknotes (15) a fine collection in an album in mixed high grades comprising s B212 issues 1928 (2) series A23 608241 & B24 363589. (3) s B223 issue 1930 series S46 970661 along with One Pounds Green B225 issues 1930 (2) series U52 367561 & M15 026051. (10) Ten Shillings (3) including B235 issue 1934 LAST series A37 281325, B236 issue 1934 series 63U 317395 & B262 issue 1948 LAST series 73E 690853 along with One Pounds Green (7) comprising B238 issue 1934 LAST series 11Z 477160, B258 issue 1948 series R54A 832714 and B260 issues 1948 (5) series W52A 082956, E61B 092860, T13A 622901 & FIRST series (2) S54A 129563 and S54A 129590
£280

Auction 165
English Banknotes (27) a rich group (7) s B262 Red/Brown Threaded issue 1948 Fourth Period, last series 09E 383453, about UNC, Ten Shillings (2) B251 Mauve Metal Thread issue 1940, series O73D 260948 about UNC & A58D 057059 UNC, s Emergency Issue (3) B249 Blue/Pink Metal Thread issue 1940, series K43D 902092 GEF - about UNC, D22H 224767 GVF & M38H 559024 VF light stains, and One Pound Green B238 First Period issue 1934, series 86U 519578, GVF, (3) Ten Shillings (2) B266 Red/Brown Issue 1950, series T50Z 798118 Fine & E10Z 733491 about UNC, One Pound Green B268, series T75C 988661 about VF, O'Brien (5) One Pound Green B273 issue 1955 VF, s Lion & Key (2) B277 issued 1957, series C55 518957 & C63 099191 both VF, One Pound QE2 portrait and seated Britannia B282 issued 1960, series 97J 898820 about UNC, Ten Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B286 issue 1961, first series A16 708574 VF, (3) One Pound QE2 & seated Britannia B288 issued 1963, series K91W 720387 about UNC, Ten Shillings (2) the first B294 issue1963 series Y42 502805 GEF & the second B295 issued 1963, series 36D 516999, Fine, Hollom (4) One Pound QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B305 issued 1967, series U23B 534761 UNC, Ten Shillings(2) QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B310 issued 1967, last series D03N 504903 UNC & C69N 148439 about VF, Five Pounds QE2 & child Britannia B314 issued 1967, series 27B 287191 about VF, (3) One Pounds(2) the first QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B321 Issue 1970, series S64M 944900 about UNC and the second B340 QE2 & Sir Isaac issue 1978, series B26N 197348 UNC, Five Pounds QE2 & child Britannia B324 issued 1971, series 16D 210497 Fine, (2) One Pounds QE2 & Sir Isaac Newton, B341 "W" Reverse issue 1981, series BN62 631000 interesting serial with a little bit of extended security thread coming from the bottom & BN74 575440 both UNC
£170 London Coins : A165 : Lot 55 : Bank of England (27) a rich group Peppiatt (7) Ten Shillings B262 Red/Brown Threaded issue 1948 Four... London Coins : A165 : Lot 55 : Bank of England (27) a rich group Peppiatt (7) Ten Shillings B262 Red/Brown Threaded issue 1948 Four...

Auction 165
English Banknotes a small group in mixed grades VF - UNC (14) comprising (1) Green B225 issued 1930 last series Z55 448173. (5) s B236 Unthreaded issue 1934 series 86W 003755, One Pound Green B238 issued 1934 last series 97Z 230070,One Pound from the Second Period B249 Blue/Pink Metal Thread issue 1940 (2) - the first being the last series A35H 802356 and the second being last series shades X58H 227632, Ten Shillings Emergency Issue B251 Mauve and with a Metal Thread issued 1940 series M71D 626135. (2) Ten Shillings B266 issued 1950 first series Z46Z 892995 and One Pound Green B269 issue 1950 series S36S 421731. O'Brien (4) Ten Shillings (2) the first being B271 issued 1955 first series D92Z 630560 and the second being B286 QE2 portrait issued 1961 series D06 384029, along with One Pound Green (2) the first being B274 a later Replacement issue 1955 series S18T 549046 and the second being B273 an earlier issue 1955 series L98J 869831 . (2) One Pound a ly numbered pair B288 issued 1963 series D11U 519394 and D11U 519395
£100 London Coins : A165 : Lot 84 : Bank of England a small group in mixed grades VF - UNC (14) comprising Catterns (1) One Pound Green ... London Coins : A165 : Lot 84 : Bank of England a small group in mixed grades VF - UNC (14) comprising Catterns (1) One Pound Green ...

Auction 163
English Banknotes (17), 10 Shillings B235 LAST Series A94 828842, 1 Pound B238 FIRST series 78B 326866, 1 Pound B239 FIRST series A74A 887658, 1 Pound B260 scarce LAST run first series Z99A 407783, 1 Pound B261 REPLACEMENT note series S03S 983433, 1 Pound B250 REPLACEMENT note series S04H 930752, plus other 10 Shillings and 1 Pound notes various issues, some ly numbered notes seen, mixed grades, veiwing recommended
£240 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1327 : Peppiatt (17), 10 Shillings B235 LAST Series A94 828842, 1 Pound B238 FIRST series 78B 326866, 1 Pou... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1327 : Peppiatt (17), 10 Shillings B235 LAST Series A94 828842, 1 Pound B238 FIRST series 78B 326866, 1 Pou...

Auction 162
English Banknotes s (18), B238 issued 1970 mid run '01' prefix series C01 668232, Uncirculated, B355 issued 1988 mid run '01' prefix series 01T 660679, about Uncirculated, Gill B358 issued 1991 FIRST RUN series A01 999828 (from Debden set C102), about Uncirculated, B371 issued 1991 FIRST RUN series E01 001046 and series R26 243821, both Uncirculated, Kentfield B374 issued 1993 FIRST RUN series X01 001476, Uncirculated, B384 issued 1999 LAST RUN series DA80 999601 (from Debden set C148), Uncirculated, Lowther B386 (5) including 4 FIRST RUN notes series prefix AA01, B402 (2) including a Column Sort series BL37 485737, Uncirculated, Bailey B403 REPLACEMENT note series LL25 795085, Uncirculated, Bailey B405 (2) Uncirculated, very nice high grade set of notes
£830 London Coins : A162 : Lot 156 : Twenty Pounds (18), Page B238 issued 1970 mid run '01' prefix series C01 668232, Uncircula... London Coins : A162 : Lot 156 : Twenty Pounds (18), Page B238 issued 1970 mid run '01' prefix series C01 668232, Uncircula...

Auction 161
English Banknotes (17) & O'Brien, Peppiatt (5) B238 & B239 including a first and last series, O'Brien (12) B273 & B274 including a pair and a note, high grade , EF to Uncirculated
£95

Auction 158
English Banknotes (12) B238 issued 1934, 6 ly numbered pairs including a last series pair, prefixes 95E, 96H, 51K, 57M, 19U & 84Z, unthreaded issue, EF to good EF
£150 London Coins : A158 : Lot 41 : One Pound Peppiatt (12) B238 issued 1934, 6 consecutively numbered pairs including a last series pai... London Coins : A158 : Lot 41 : One Pound Peppiatt (12) B238 issued 1934, 6 consecutively numbered pairs including a last series pai...

Auction 158
English Banknotes (8) B238 issued 1934, 4 ly numbered pairs, prefixes 87R, 79T, 02X & 47Y, unthreaded issue, all about UNC to UNC
£150 London Coins : A158 : Lot 42 : One Pound Peppiatt (8) B238 issued 1934, 4 consecutively numbered pairs, prefixes 87R, 79T, 02X &... London Coins : A158 : Lot 42 : One Pound Peppiatt (8) B238 issued 1934, 4 consecutively numbered pairs, prefixes 87R, 79T, 02X &...

Auction 157
English Banknotes B238 issued 1934 (12) a numbered series 94Z and B239 (6) series H93A, some consecutives, Pick363c, some with toned corners, EF to GEF
£140 London Coins : A157 : Lot 29 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934 (12) a consecutive numbered series 94Z and B239 (6) series H93A,... London Coins : A157 : Lot 29 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934 (12) a consecutive numbered series 94Z and B239 (6) series H93A,...

Auction 153
English Banknotes B238 issued 1934,last series 97Z 230070, Pick363c, GVF
£18 London Coins : A153 : Lot 66 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934,last series 97Z 230070, Pick363c, GVF London Coins : A153 : Lot 66 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934,last series 97Z 230070, Pick363c, GVF

Auction 150
English Banknotes B238 issued 1934 (2) a numbered pair series 20W 471541 & 20W 471542, GEF
£60 London Coins : A150 : Lot 96 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934 (2) a consecutive numbered pair series 20W 471541 & 20W 4715...

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