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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 175
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Auction 173
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key (4) average VF to about EF comprising B277 Shaded Symbol variety LAST series prefix serial number E13 240808. Along with the later 1961 B280 Symbol variety (3) all FIRST series prefixes serial numbers H29 504070, H94 324243 and H94 860892.
£140 London Coins : A173 : Lot 60 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (4) average VF to about EF comprising B277 Shaded Symbol var... London Coins : A173 : Lot 60 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (4) average VF to about EF comprising B277 Shaded Symbol var...

Auction 173
English Banknotes in an album (23) s B316 A51 788316 VF with inked annotation, s (2) O'Brien Helmeted Britannia B277 A67 829117 VG, O'Brien Helmeted Britannia B280 H36 61063.7 Fine with number written on the reverse, (17), B225 M43 070183 Fine with typewritten number 7 at the top and an edge tear, One Pound Fourth period 1948-1949 B260 (4) A62B 772393 Fine with a small pinhole at top left, B59B 431524 Fine with edge nick and foxing at the top, D78B 804129 Fine, T02A Near VF, Pappiatt Blue B249 (5) B06D 454724 VG repaired, B95H 909895 About Fine, J86E 479818 VG, M22H 853838 Fine with written annotations on both sides, M84E 498129 VG, B268 (4) J95C 113479 About Fine, J99C 094360 Near Fine with pencil annotation, E55C 771938 Fine with an edge nick and a tiny hole by 'of', inked annotations on both sides, N79C 107077 Fine with a staple hole, O'Brien Britannia B273 (2) S46K 879954 Fine with inked annotation, K63K 304996 Fine with small edge nicks and pencil annotation. O'Brien Series C Portrait B281 First series A91 915631 Fine with some foxing, s (3) Peppiatt Wartime Mauve B251 X08E 958782 VG, O'Brien B271 L66Y 969393 Good Fine with some foxing, Fforde B310 B17N 258467 NVF with some folds and a hint of foxing
£130

Auction 173
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion and Key 1961 B280 H64 387822 Unc
£80 London Coins : A173 : Lot 63 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion and Key 1961 B280 H64 387822 Unc London Coins : A173 : Lot 63 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion and Key 1961 B280 H64 387822 Unc

Auction 173
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion and Key (2) B277 D62 251801 prefix VF, B280 J31 824959 prefix EF
£70 London Coins : A173 : Lot 61 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion and Key (2) B277 D62 251801  prefix VF, B280 J31 824959  prefix EF London Coins : A173 : Lot 61 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion and Key (2) B277 D62 251801  prefix VF, B280 J31 824959  prefix EF

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 (5) a selection from O'Brien's in mixed circulated grades VF - EF comprising examples from the last Britannia medallion design notes 1955 as the 10 Shillings B271 serial number A95Y 900698. Also, the 1 Pounds B273 (3) serial numbers A65L 500911, L67J 926650 this with multiple pinholes in body and Z19K 502158 this with minor tear at upper edge. These accompanied by the always sought after and only single cashier design in the modern Bank of England history 5 Pounds Lion & Key B280 issue 1957 serial number K02 602363. A pleasing and collectible little group
£42 London Coins : A170 : Lot 12 : Bank of England (5) a selection from O'Brien's in mixed circulated grades VF - EF comprisi... London Coins : A170 : Lot 12 : Bank of England (5) a selection from O'Brien's in mixed circulated grades VF - EF comprisi...

Auction 169
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key (4) average VF to about EF comprising B277 Shaded Symbol variety LAST series prefix serial number E13 240808. Along with the later 1961 B280 Symbol variety (3) all FIRST series prefixes serial numbers H29 504070, H94 324243 and H94 860892.
£150 London Coins : A169 : Lot 49 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (4) average VF to about EF comprising B277 Shaded Symbol var... London Coins : A169 : Lot 49 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (4) average VF to about EF comprising B277 Shaded Symbol var...

Auction 168
English Banknotes a of 10 Shillings, 1 and 5 Pounds circa 1930's and World War II period to modern (69) including various cashiers as , , O'Brien, , , , and most in an album, including few framed examples all in various grades on average VF - GVF to EF - GEF. Some scarcer examples consist of the rarely seen 5 Pounds Lowther B397 issues 2004 with examples of the 2 types (3) consisting of the Unvarnished type (2) serial numbers XC10 998415 and XC10 998415 along with the Varnished type serial number XJ36 997708. These notes Rare in any grade, very seldom seen in UNC in fact the current Duggleby prices these notes only to the EF grade with a price of £300, they were used to test durability and issued in tranches. 5 Pounds Beale note B270 dated 3rd August 1950 serial number S21 081953. Peppiatt Fourth Period B262 Red-brown Britannia medallion Threaded issued 1948 a LAST series prefix 81E 133185 and a Second Period WW2 Emergency issue B249 Blue/Pink Britannia medallion Threaded issued 1940 serial number D02H 068980. 5 Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) examples of the 2 varieties and both FIRST series prefixes consisting of the B277 Shaded symbol issued 1957 serial number A92 412879 and B280 White symbol issued 1961 serial number H38 000698. A very pleasing collection, certain to attract significant attention. Also comes with a novelty Bank of England 1,000,000 (the million-pound note) dated 1903 known from the 1954 J. Arthur rank studios film "The Million Pound Note" starring Gregory Peck. A Persil promotional 1 Pound Somerset packet. Also comes with an empty album
£600

Auction 167
English Banknotes a of , O'Brien, , , and issues mostly 5 Pounds along with a 1 and 20 Pounds (59) all in various grades average VF - GVF some better comprising Peppiatt (2) including a 5 Pounds note B241 with interesting prefix as Duggleby number in the serial number B/241 00634 dated 5th July 1938 branch issue along with 1 Pound World War II Emergency issue B249 issue 1940 prefix D09H. O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key 1957 issues including examples of the 2 different varieties and including a few FIRST and LAST series notes and some of the prefixes very low and high near to first run (52) comprising B277&category=1&prm=sr&searchtype=1">B277 Shaded symbol (34) prefixes A02, A05, A17, A26, A32, A42, A64, A65, A90, B05, B16, B21, B27, B31, B36, B37, B46, B58, B82, C39, C45, C59, C65, C97, D06, D15, D20, D22, D28, D45, D83, D90, D92 and E36. Also the B280 White Symbol (18) prefixes H09, H17 (2), H18 (2), H52, H57, H65, H83, J16, J72, J78, J79, K10, K20, K32, K43 (2). Fforde 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B314 issue 1967 prefix 69C. 5 Pounds QE2 & The B343 L Reverse issue 1980 prefix KZ56. Gill 20 Pounds QE2 & William B355 issue 1988 prefix 75M. And Bailey and Salmon 5 pounds QE2 & Elizabeth Fry (2) B398 issue 2004 prefix LC83 and B407 issue 2012 prefix MA29. An attractive group
£360

Auction 167
English Banknotes early to modern issues (23) in various grades VF to UNC comprising 1 Pounds World War II Emergency B249 issue 1940 serial number R14D 516937. Britannia medallion 1950's notes (2) including 10 Shillings B266 Red-Brown issue serial number S45Z 102908 and 1 Pound Green B268 serial number N21C 145996. O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key B280 symbols issue 1961 serial number J58 327803. 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issue 1963 prefix D07 . 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B309 issue 1967 prefix 18U. 1 Pound QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B322 issue 1970 prefix BT79. 1 Pound Sir Isaac B341 W Reverse issues 1981 (2) prefix CU76 along with DW47 in a Raffles presentation wallet. 10 Pounds B354 L Reverse issue 1988 prefix ET57. (5) including 5 Pounds George B364 Crown at upper right issues 1963 (3) prefixes BH33, BH79 & BK22 along with 10 Pounds Charles B369 Denomination at upper right issue 1993 prefix JH06 and 20 Pounds Michael Faraday B375 issue 1994 prefix AL29. (4) including 5 Pounds Elizabeth Fry B343 prefix JA39 and B395 (2) prefixes HD30 & HJ08 along with 20 Pounds Sir Edward Elgar B386 issue 1999 FIRST series prefix AA37. 10 Pounds Charles B400 issue 2004 prefix EA78. 5 Pounds B414 issues 2016 (3) prefixes include FIRST series AA17 & AA33 along with AC28.
£150

Auction 167
English Banknotes s (8) O'Brien Lion & Key B280 series J79 481047, 1963 B297 A47 907793 and 1967 B314 76D 073365, 1981 B343 a pair prefix EW45, 1988 B353 SC28 305662, 1993 B364 a consecutive pair prefix BB24, a high grade group all Unc or near so
£150

Auction 167
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key (2) including the 2 varieties B277 Shaded symbols 1957 and a FIRST series number A67 753507 along with the B280 symbols 1961 serial number J31 397539. Both About UNC or near so and very sought after and collectable in high grades
£70 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1365 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) including the 2 varieties B277 Shaded symbols 1957 and a... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1365 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) including the 2 varieties B277 Shaded symbols 1957 and a...

Auction 167
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key B280 symbol issues 1961 (2) FIRST series serial numbers H10 869231 and H72 328718. The first GEF, the second about UNC Minor rust and both Scarce and desirable notes
£55 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1367 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 White symbol issues 1961 (2) FIRST series serial number... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1367 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 White symbol issues 1961 (2) FIRST series serial number...

Auction 167
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key (2) a LAST & FIRST series prefixes pair of the 2 varieties B277 Shaded Symbol issue 1957 last series E19 328497 and B280 Symbols issue 1961 first series H51 665401. A desirable and always attractive pair the first note in EF, the second VF-GVF
£40 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1364 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) a LAST & FIRST series prefixes pair of the 2 varieti... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1364 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) a LAST & FIRST series prefixes pair of the 2 varieti...

Auction 166
English Banknotes & (25) in an album in mixed grades comprising Treasury issues (6) including (2) s T13.2 Type 2 Six Digit Serial issue 1915 serial number P1/18 059624 and 1 Pound T16 Dot in No. issue 1917 serial number F/52 316685 along with (4) consisting of 10 Shillings (2) T25 Dot in No. issue 1919 LAST series H/6 579715 Scarce and T30 No. omitted issue 1922 serial number L/9 098585 and 1 Pounds (2) T24 Dot in No. issue 1919 serial number R70 673931 and T31 Dot in No. issue 1923 CONTROL note serial number Z1/38 591956 Scarce. Bank of England issues (17) consisting of notes (2) a 5 Pounds B255 Thick Paper Metal thread Scarcer earlier issue dated 30th November 1944 serial number E77 003795 branch and an 10 Pounds B242 dated 18th December 1936 serial number K/179 89453. White 5 Pounds B270 Scarcer later dated issue 19th August 1952 serial number Y63 002774. O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key (3) including B277 Shaded Symbol issue 1957 serial number C48 904966 and B280 White Symbol issues 1961 (2) serial numbers K22 542106 & First series H70 687181. (3) including 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issues 1963 (2) serial numbers A09 201764 & A13 717477 along with 10 Pounds Lion & Key B299 issue 1964 FIRST RUN serial number A01 261771. (4) comprising 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B312 issue 1967 serial number Y81 342627 along with 10 Pounds Lion & Key B316 issues 1967 (3) a trio serial numbers A48 369328 through A48 369330. (4) consisting of 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B324 issues 1971 (2) serial numbers 75E 771785 & FIRST series 39C 149102 along with 10 pounds Lion & Key 1971 issues (2) consisting of a B327 issue serial number M07 822804 along with B326 serial number B17 851613. The group accompanied by a Barclays Bank Limited Hereford. for 18 Pounds and 5 Shillings dated 11th July 1923 number 30/C 04380 and a for 3 Shillings to pay R. Haylett and signed Richard Haylett number D7/71 483638
£550

Auction 166
English Banknotes (26) in mixed grades comprising World War 2 Emergency issue 1 Pounds B249 issues 1940 (2) prefixes R91H & N27E. (3) including 10 Shillings (2) B265 issue 1950 prefix 20C and B266 issue 1950 prefix E02Z along with 1 Pound Green B268 issue 1950 prefix C07C. O'Brien (2) including 1 Pound Green B273 issue 1955 prefix S05K and 5 Pounds Lion & Key B280 Symbol issue 1961 prefix J08. (6) including 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1963 issues (2) B295 prefix 02J and a issue B296 prefix M30, 1 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B288 issues 1963 (2) prefixes J08T and D25N and 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issues 1963 (2) prefixes A29 & A43. (2) including 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B2310 issue 1967 prefix A98N and 1 Pound QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B301issue 1967 prefix J10Z. (4) including 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac issue 1978 (2) B337 prefix X49 and B339 prefix 45H, 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The B336 L Reverse issue 1973 prefix AR51 and 10 Pounds Lion & Key B331 Replacement issue 1975 FIRST RUN serial number M01 452067. (6) including 1 Pound QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac Newton B341 issue 1981 prefix AN65, 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The Duke of Wellington B343 L Reverse issue 1980 prefix KX79, 10 Pounds QE2 pictorial & B348 L Reverse issue 1984 prefix BR71, 20 pounds QE2 pictorial & William B351 issues 1984 (2) prefixes 39A & 22C and 50 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir B352 issue 1981 prefix B16. 5 Pounds QE2 & George B362 Crown at top right issue 1991 prefix S43.
£200

Auction 166
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key (2) comprising the 2 varieties B277 £5 Shaded Symbol issue 1957 FIRST series A59 459559 about UNC and B280 £5 symbol issue 1961 FIRST series H68 588310 about UNC - UNC, very Minor Foxing
£70 London Coins : A166 : Lot 59 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) comprising the 2 varieties B277 £5 Shaded Symbol i... London Coins : A166 : Lot 59 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) comprising the 2 varieties B277 £5 Shaded Symbol i...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key (6) including B277 shaded symbol issues 1957 a trio FIRST series A30 191682 - A30 191684 EF-GEF and B280 symbol issues 1961 a consecutive trio FIRST series H96 808598 - H96 808600 about UNC
£280 London Coins : A165 : Lot 88 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (6) including B277 shaded symbol issues 1957 a consecutive t... London Coins : A165 : Lot 88 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (6) including B277 shaded symbol issues 1957 a consecutive t...

Auction 165
English Banknotes in an album (56) mostly in mixed circulated grades comprises s Note B270 dated 25th November 1949 series P05 090648. s T12.2 De La Rue Red issue 1915 series D1/3 01409. Ten Shillings (2) T26 Red Dash in No. First issue 1919 last series H38 112465 and T30 Second Issue Red No. omitted prefix P77. s Lion & Key B327 Brown issue 1971 first series M01 693529. (7) Ten Shillings to s includes s and One Pound Green B239 First Period issued 1934 first series prefix A52A. Beale (12) Ten Shillings to One Pounds. O'Brien (12) Ten Shillings to Five Pounds includes Lion & Key 1957 issues (2) B277 Shaded Symbols prefix D41 and B280 White Symbols first series prefix H22. (4) Ten Shillings and a Five Pounds. (7) 10 Shillings and One Pounds. One Pounds Page (4). s prefix AA08. Along with (2) and Jersey (2).
£260

Auction 165
English Banknotes s O'Brien 1961 issue B280 (7) a number run, Helmeted Britannia series J16 861042 - 861048 about UNC to UNC
£260 London Coins : A165 : Lot 204 : Five Pounds O'Brien 1961 issue B280 (7) a consecutive number run, Helmeted Britannia series J16... London Coins : A165 : Lot 204 : Five Pounds O'Brien 1961 issue B280 (7) a consecutive number run, Helmeted Britannia series J16...

Auction 165
English Banknotes Small group of GB (7) predominantly (6) comprising s Note B270 dated 4th April 1950 series R17 055636 Fine, Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) B277 issued 1957 series B77 925410 about EF and B280 issued 1961 first series H25 774529 UNC, Five Pounds B297 issued 1963 series K66 474547 EF with light dirt on reverse, Five Pounds (2) - B353 "L" Reverse issued 1988 series RJ60 681466 UNC and George B357 issued 1990 series D07 655321 UNC, along with Charles Laffitte & Company Limited 1866 £20 Unissued Share Certificate with some staining
£180 London Coins : A165 : Lot 90 : Small group of GB (7) predominantly Bank of England (6) comprising Five Pounds Beale White Note B270... London Coins : A165 : Lot 90 : Small group of GB (7) predominantly Bank of England (6) comprising Five Pounds Beale White Note B270...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s (12) O'Brien Lion & Key (3) first series 1957 £5 Shaded Symbol B277 (2) series A23 728217 GVF and A47 357326 VF with some light staining along with 1961 £5 Symbol B280 series J16 861041 EF with some rust and toning spots. (4) 1963 portrait issues B297 series A04 849451 Fine, C42 147090 EF with a minor toning spot in watermark area, E88 959841 in GVF and L77 153364 about EF. (4) 1967 portrait issues B312 (3) of which 2 are first series R52 404590 about UNC - UNC and R64 482498 VF, along with Z67 151911 in GVF, and a B314 series 77C 714649 in GEF. (1) 1971 portrait issue B324 series 77E 371189 in GVF with a smudge on reverse top right corner
£170 London Coins : A165 : Lot 202 : Five Pounds (12) O'Brien Lion & Key (3) first series 1957 £5 Shaded Symbol B277 (2) s... London Coins : A165 : Lot 202 : Five Pounds (12) O'Brien Lion & Key (3) first series 1957 £5 Shaded Symbol B277 (2) s...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s (8) O'Brien Lion & Key B280 series J79 481047, 1963 B297 A47 907793 and 1967 B314 76D 073365, 1981 B343 a pair prefix EW45, 1988 B353 SC28 305662, 1993 B364 a consecutive pair prefix BB24, a high grade group all Unc or near so
£170 London Coins : A165 : Lot 203 : Five Pounds (8) O'Brien Lion & Key B280 series J79 481047, Hollom 1963 B297 A47 907793 and ... London Coins : A165 : Lot 203 : Five Pounds (8) O'Brien Lion & Key B280 series J79 481047, Hollom 1963 B297 A47 907793 and ...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key B280 £5 Symbol issues 1961 (3) a mixed high grade group GEF - UNC all FIRST series H64 387855, H78 569681 & H82 847338
£150 London Coins : A165 : Lot 532 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 £5 White Symbol issues 1961 (3) a mixed high grad... London Coins : A165 : Lot 532 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 £5 White Symbol issues 1961 (3) a mixed high grad...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia issued 1961, a first series pair H30 824717 & H30 824718, About Unc - Unc
£80 London Coins : A165 : Lot 205 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia issued 1961, a first series consecutive pair H3... London Coins : A165 : Lot 205 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia issued 1961, a first series consecutive pair H3...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key B280 £5 Symbol issued 1961, first series and low prefix H04 942857, UNC and very pleasing
£70 London Coins : A165 : Lot 391 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 White £5 Symbol issued 1961, first series and low... London Coins : A165 : Lot 391 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 White £5 Symbol issued 1961, first series and low...

Auction 165
English Banknotes s O'Brien Lion & Key B280 Symbols issue 1961 series K42 376416 GEF
£36 London Coins : A165 : Lot 392 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 White Symbols issue 1961 series K42 376416 GEF London Coins : A165 : Lot 392 : Five Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key B280 White Symbols issue 1961 series K42 376416 GEF

Auction 163
English Banknotes (13), 10 Shillings (5) B256 & B262 including first series notes, O'Brien 10 Shillings (2) B271, O'Brien 1 Pound (2) B273, O'Brien 5 Pounds (2) B280 including a first series note, 5 Pounds (2) B312 & B314, mixed grades, needs viewing
£160 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1335 : Bank of England (13), Peppiatt 10 Shillings (5) B256 & B262 including first series notes, O'... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1335 : Bank of England (13), Peppiatt 10 Shillings (5) B256 & B262 including first series notes, O'...

Auction 163
English Banknotes O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key (3), a of FIRST and LAST series notes, 5 Pounds B277 issued 1957 first series A68 896144, (Pick371a), good EF to about Uncirculated, 5 Pounds B277 issued 1957 last series E18 244632, (Pick371a), EF, 5 Pounds B280 issued 1961 first series H72 151075, (Pick372a), a few pinholes otherwise about EF
£140 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1349 : O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key (3), a collection of FIRST and LAST series notes, 5 Pounds B277... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1349 : O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key (3), a collection of FIRST and LAST series notes, 5 Pounds B277...

Auction 163
English Banknotes O'Brien 5 Pounds B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse, issued 1961, series J26 090423 & J26 090426, (Pick372a), EF to good EF
£80 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1350 : O'Brien 5 Pounds B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse, issued 1961, ser... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1350 : O'Brien 5 Pounds B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse, issued 1961, ser...

Auction 162
English Banknotes O'Brien 5 Pounds (12) Lion & Key B277 & B280 issued 1957 & 1961, including a first series note A97 766490, a ly numbered pair series H79 727967 & H79 727968, the majority EF and better
£360 London Coins : A162 : Lot 140 : O'Brien 5 Pounds (12) Lion & Key B277 & B280 issued 1957 & 1961, including a first ... London Coins : A162 : Lot 140 : O'Brien 5 Pounds (12) Lion & Key B277 & B280 issued 1957 & 1961, including a first ...

Auction 161
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 (20) issued 1961, including 2 highest prefix first series notes H99 both Uncirculated, other first series notes, Helmeted Britannia at left, Lion & Key reverse, (Pick371a), high grade , EF to Uncirculated
£480 London Coins : A161 : Lot 61 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (20) issued 1961, including 2 highest prefix first series notes H99 bo... London Coins : A161 : Lot 61 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (20) issued 1961, including 2 highest prefix first series notes H99 bo...

Auction 160
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 (6) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, a of high grade notes including 4 x first series 'H' prefix, (Pick372a) Uncirculated (1), about Uncirculated (1), good EF (2) and EF (2)
£220 London Coins : A160 : Lot 97 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (6) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, a... London Coins : A160 : Lot 97 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (6) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, a...

Auction 160
English Banknotes (4), 5 Pounds O'Brien B272 issued 1957 and B280 issued 1961, both good VF, 5 Pounds B312 issued 1967, VF and 10 Pounds Fforde B316 issued 1967, about Uncirculated, plus 3 test/promotional notes
£75 London Coins : A160 : Lot 89 : Bank of England (4), 5 Pounds O'Brien B272 issued 1957 and B280 issued 1961, both good VF, 5 Po... London Coins : A160 : Lot 89 : Bank of England (4), 5 Pounds O'Brien B272 issued 1957 and B280 issued 1961, both good VF, 5 Po...

Auction 160
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, first series with low number H38 000670, (Pick372a), lightly dent in paper, about Uncirculated to Uncirculated
£50 London Coins : A160 : Lot 98 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, first... London Coins : A160 : Lot 98 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, first...

Auction 159
English Banknotes (10) 5 Pounds O'Brien B280 issued 1961 first series H25 774530 Unc, 5 Pounds B297 good EF, 5 Pounds B345 pressed VF, 5 Pounds B357 Unc, 10 Shillings B251 VF, 1 Pound Peppiatt B249 VF, 10 Shillings B266 good EF, 1 Pound Beale B268 about Unc, 1 Pound B301 EF & 10 Shillings B310 Unc
£80 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1511 : Bank of England (10) 5 Pounds O'Brien B280 issued 1961 first series H25 774530 Unc, 5 Pounds Ho... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1511 : Bank of England (10) 5 Pounds O'Brien B280 issued 1961 first series H25 774530 Unc, 5 Pounds Ho...

Auction 158
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 (4) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, numbered First Series notes H73 120205 to H73 120208, light signs of handling, almost UNC
£170

Auction 158
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 (5) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse, issued 1961, Inc. first series (2), EF to about UNC
£160

Auction 156
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, first series H82 847153, lightly pressed looks UNC
£42 London Coins : A156 : Lot 47 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, first...

Auction 156
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 issued 1961, Helmeted Britannia series J13 838216, pressed but looks about UNC
£42 London Coins : A156 : Lot 48 : Five pounds O'Brien B280 issued 1961, Helmeted Britannia series J13 838216, pressed but looks a...

Auction 152
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 issued 1961 Helmeted Britannia very first run H01 220128, tear bottom right corner & inked numbers reverse, Fine and scarce
£90

Auction 150
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, a ly numbered pair last series K40 694125 & K40 694126, almost EF
£95 London Coins : A150 : Lot 109 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, a... London Coins : A150 : Lot 109 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 (2) Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, a...

Auction 150
English Banknotes s O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, last series K15 025862, GEF
£35 London Coins : A150 : Lot 110 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, last ... London Coins : A150 : Lot 110 : Five Pounds O'Brien B280 Helmeted Britannia at right, Lion & Key reverse issued 1961, last ...

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