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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Haile Selassie

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Auction 174
World Banknotes North-eastern circa 1945 to modern (18) various issues and denominations in mixed grades most - all ranging from VF-GVF to UNC. including some Scarce issues from (4) as the State Bank 1 Ethiopian Pick 12b ND 1945 signature Bennett series BF 182021 , Emperor I. Along with ND 1966 issues (3) 1 Ethiopian Dollar Pick 25a series KV 591024, 50 Ethiopian Dollars Pick 28a series D 304562 and 100 Ethiopian Dollars Pick 29a series C447084. (4) consisting 24th May 1997 dated issues (2) including 5 Nakfa Pick 2a series AA 5276872 and 20 Nakfa Pick 4a series AA 1315800. Also 24th May 2004 dated issues (2) 50 Nakfa Pick 7a">Pick 7a series AC 0038187 and 100 Nakfa Pick 8a series AD 1075064. (9) including 25 Pick 11c 1980 signature Ibrahim Mohammed A. Nimir (Governor) series A/135 866296, Scarcer. 1 Sudanese s (2) including Pick 34 Law of 1985 series G/36 663623 and Pick 39 Law of 1987 series C/320 254487. 10 Sudanese Pounds (2) including a Scarcer Pick 15c 1980 watermark secretary bird signature Ibrahim Mohammed A. Nimir (Governor) series E/92 516026 together with Pick 46 1991 series E/374 061323. 20 Sudanese Pounds Pick 47 Law of 1991 series F/211 068097. 50 Sudanese Pounds (2) Pick 43a Law of 1987 series G/36 663623 and Pick 54a Law of 1992 series J/20 926890 with artist's name "Dosougi" at lower right on front. Also a 100 Sudanese Pounds Pick 44a Law of 1988 series H/4 834884. Also a South Sudan issue 10 Sudanese Pounds Pick 7 ND 2011 series AF6263203.
£120

Auction 169
World Banknotes State Bank obverse and reverse similar to Pick 13a ND 1945 (2) both about UNC - UNC with the usual glue residue, punch-hole twice and Exceptionally Rare. The obverse SPECIMEN No. S217261, printed in blue with star on blank reverse, serial number AA 000000 with SPECEIMEN printed above and bearing signature Blowers as for Pick 13a ed SPECIMEN, black on lilac and orange featuring Emperor I at left and acacia tree oval vignette flanked by flowers and bees. The reverse SPECIMEN No. S223244, again printed in blue with star on blank reverse, 2 red SPECIMEN overprints at centre left and right and in orange with Coat of Arms at centre with the Conquering Lion of the (symbolizing the House of ) - crowned Lion holding a long cross. These very rarely seen and certain to attract the attention of any collector.
£120 London Coins : A169 : Lot 147 : Ethiopia State Bank 5 Dollars obverse and reverse SPECIMEN similar to Pick 13a ND 1945 (2) both abou... London Coins : A169 : Lot 147 : Ethiopia State Bank 5 Dollars obverse and reverse SPECIMEN similar to Pick 13a ND 1945 (2) both abou...

Auction 165
World Banknotes (13) in VF - about UNC comprising 2 Pick 6 1933, 1 Dollars Pick 25a (2), Pick 26a and Pick 27a and 1 Dollars Pick 25a ND (1966) Emperor I & Arms (8) a constive set series JL 463693 through JL463700
£130 London Coins : A165 : Lot 904 : Ethiopia (13) in VF - about UNC comprising 2 Piastres Pick 6 1933, 1 Dollars Pick 25a (2), 5 Dollars... London Coins : A165 : Lot 904 : Ethiopia (13) in VF - about UNC comprising 2 Piastres Pick 6 1933, 1 Dollars Pick 25a (2), 5 Dollars...

Auction 163
World Coins 200 s 1966 75th Anniversary of Birth and Anniversary of Reign of FDC and an impressive 80 grams of .90 gold, a rarely offered issue
£2,400 London Coins : A163 : Lot 2074 : Ethiopia 200 Dollars 1966 75th Anniversary of Birth and Anniversary of Reign of Haile Selassie FDC a... London Coins : A163 : Lot 2074 : Ethiopia 200 Dollars 1966 75th Anniversary of Birth and Anniversary of Reign of Haile Selassie FDC a...

Auction 161
English Cased Two Pounds a 2-coin set 1989 s, Two Pounds 1986 Games Silver Proof, One Pound 1983 Silver Proof Piedfort, One Pound 1983 Silver Proof, Twenty Pence 1982 Silver Proof Piedfort, Crown 1951 nFDC to FDC in the boxes of issue, Gibraltar Crown 1967 Silver Proof nFDC , Gibraltar Crown 1971 Silver Proof, New Zealand Dollar 1979 Proof, France 100 Francs 1989 Silver Proof Piedfort, nFDC to FDC in the cases of issue most with certificates, Ethiopia 5 Dollars 1972 Silver Proof nFDC in a slide case, Cayman Islands 25 Dollars 1972 Silver Wedding Specimen UNC on the card of issue, Guernsey Two Pounds 1994 50th of Normandy UNC boxed, Isle of Man Crown medal 1981 of and Lady Spencer UNC boxed with certificate, Isle of Man Crown 1990 Penny Black 150th Anniversary UNC boxed, Isle of Man Crown 1980 80th Birthday - UNC boxed with certificate, USA Half Dollar 1964 Kennedy UNC in a slide case, Cornish Festival 1975 UNC, Lundy 1965 (4 coins) One Puffin and Half Puffin a and striking of each nFDC to FDC in the box of issue, along with postcards and first day covers (10) and two Linen cigarette cards showing the Royal Standard and Montenegro flags, these by B.D.V.Cigarettes
£170

Auction 160
World Cased 1967 lic issue in .999 , 75th Birthday X#15 nFDC with some light toning, retaining much original mint brilliance, numbered 24 on edge, Crown I in exile X#E3, numbered 89 on edge nFDC with some toning on the obverse, retaining almost full mint brilliance, in the brown box of issue
£130

Auction 159
World Banknotes 2 s dated 1st June 1933 series F/1 021187, and wife at centre, (Pick6), one set of staple holes, cleaned & pressed EF
£75 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1673 : Ethiopia 2 Thalers dated 1st June 1933 series F/1 021187, Haile Selassie and wife at centre, (Pick6)... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1673 : Ethiopia 2 Thalers dated 1st June 1933 series F/1 021187, Haile Selassie and wife at centre, (Pick6)...

Auction 153
World Cased 1967 I (In exile) X#E1 nFDC uncased, along with Essai Crown nFDC edge numbered 23, believed to be only a mintage of 100 pieces, both in sealed plastic sleeves
£120

Auction 151
Medals of EE1923 (1930) 25mm diameter VF ex-jewellery, weight 6.33 grammes
£110 London Coins : A151 : Lot 1867 : Ethiopia Coronation of Haile Selassie EE1923 (1930) 25mm diameter VF ex-jewellery, weight 6.33 gramm... London Coins : A151 : Lot 1867 : Ethiopia Coronation of Haile Selassie EE1923 (1930) 25mm diameter VF ex-jewellery, weight 6.33 gramm...

Auction 146
World Cased (5) 1972 , (4) 1972 Theodros II Silver Proof KM#48, 1972 Johannes IV Silver Proof KM#49, 1972 Menelik II Silver Proof KM#50, 1972 Empress Zauditu Silver Proof KM#51, nFDC to FDC, two of the 5 Dollars in the red cases of issue
£150 London Coins : A146 : Lot 923 : Ethiopia (5) 10 Dollars 1972 Haile Selassie Silver Proof, 5 Dollars (4) 1972 Theodros II Silver Proo... London Coins : A146 : Lot 923 : Ethiopia (5) 10 Dollars 1972 Haile Selassie Silver Proof, 5 Dollars (4) 1972 Theodros II Silver Proo...

Auction 140
World Banknotes $50 issued 1966 series C074218, at right, Pick28a, faint edge stains, about UNC
£50 London Coins : A140 : Lot 507 : Ethiopia $50 issued 1966 series C074218, Haile Selassie at right, Pick28a, faint edg...

Auction 130
World Cased Proof set 1972 (5 coins) comprising 100 Dollars 1972 75th of the Birth and 50th Anniversary of the Reign of I KM#59, 50 Dollars (4) 1972 Empress Zautidu KM#58, 1972 KM#57 Menelik II, 1972 KM#56 Yohannes IV, 1972 KM#55 Theodros nFDC to FDC with original mint brilliance, uncased and rare
£2,750

Auction 127
World Banknotes 2 s dated 1st June 1933 prefix F/1, and wife in centre, Pick6, almost UNC
£85

Auction 123
World Bulk Lots Coronation of 1930 30.5mm diameter in Sharp UNC with minor cabinet friction
£350

Auction 116
World Banknotes $50 issued 1945, prefix AA First run, portrait, lion on reverse, Pick15c, GVF
£80

Auction 115
World Banknotes issued 1961, prefix A/11, Pick18a, UNC
£26

Auction 115
World Banknotes $1 issued 1945, , Pick12c, about UNC
£18

Auction 109
World Banknotes (4) portraits, 1,10,50 and , Pick25a, 27a, 28a and 29a, all VF to GVF
£40

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