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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
London Coins Auction 175
5th - 6th December 2021

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Auction 170
World Banknotes The Bank of Upper Canada, York () Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st January 1861 Number 43552, a manuscript signature at lower centre right and with no observable , in a holder graded VF 20 this is a fabulous example of this Exceptionally Rare note. A collaboration of engraving by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York on plate patented 30th June 1857 and printed by the n Bank Note Company is the result of this fabulous note in black on green underprint featuring a young portrait of Queen at lower left, seated Britannia with trident and shield with the crest of Upper Canada at right, and at upper centre 2 Allegorical female figures symbolizing Upper and Lower Canada, which united in 1841, and a Lion and a , possibly representing , and 3 crests in the middle. The 3 crests as follows - lower left and right depict the arms of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada and the top - surmounted by a , shows the badge of The Order of the Garter, a clear reference to the monarchy. Below the whole allegory is a plinth carrying the words "VICT...TTANNIARM RE DEF"-Victoria, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith. The reverse with an ornate panel and value at centre. An excellent example from one of the first Canadian Banks to issue their own banknotes following the success and the provided model of the Bank of , the very first Bank to issue any banknotes in Canada just following its establishment in 1817, and which in turn was itself following the model of the First Bank of the established in 1791 by Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. secretary of the . Also, one of the most influential early banks which ended up in a "Bang" in 1866 after having setup close relationships with the government from the moment of its establishment. The first significant bank failure in Canadian history, with its shareholders losing all their capital, which at a time had amounted up to over three million dollars and the government losing another million dollars. Banknotes at the time represented the principal liability of a bank and were redeemable in specie, upon demand. The issue of banknotes was well received by the public and became the principal means of payment along with the fact that they helped mitigate the problems that were associated with having a vast range of foreign coins circulating with different ratings. This note is a bit of an outlier as although featuring Royal portraits and images to relate to Great Britain, the Bank chose to use dollars as their denomination in contrast to others circulating in , , , and that were typically denominated in s, s, and Pence. Online research could not find any of this denomination offered in recent times, with only a few of the lower denominations in similar grades that were so keenly sought after they ended up in the 4 figure range, and the only example that occured is currently in the of the Bank of Canada Museum and these early issues are very unlikely to be seen in much higher grades, infect the current SCWPM prices them only up to the VF grade. Such an early Rarity, especially in issued format, is certainly a 'tasty' find for any serious collector and will most certainly serve as an absolute treasure in their collection. According to an official publication of the Canadian Paper Money Society Journal Volume 50, Number 143 of December 2014 this denomination was ordered May 1861 in Sheet Numbers 34001 - 44000 and October 1861 in Sheet Numbers 44001 - 49000 and was in a total of only 60000 notes
£7,500 London Coins : A170 : Lot 144 : Canada The Bank of Upper Canada, York (Toronto) 10 Dollars Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st ... London Coins : A170 : Lot 144 : Canada The Bank of Upper Canada, York (Toronto) 10 Dollars Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st ...

Auction 170
World Banknotes World (286) an extensive high-grade assortment mid to late 20th century issues, with most if not all in about UNC - UNC. All different and various issuers and countries with some giving the impression of being in near complete or complete denomination sets. Includes many different and colourful design works, including some lithographed and engraved types, and with various illustrations, featuring wildlife, native traditional scenes, landmarks or sights of the individual countries. Issues from all corners of the globe including Eastern and Western . The as , , , , , and others. The as , , s, & , , and more. including Guinea and , , , , and others. Also, various from the s including Latin and Caribbean issues from , , n Republic, , , , , and many others.
£190

Auction 170
World Banknotes World (370) an extensive high-grade assortment mid to late 20th century issues, with most if not all in about UNC - UNC. All different and various issuers and countries with some giving the impression of being in near complete or complete denomination sets. Includes many different and colourful design works, including some lithographed and engraved types, and with various illustrations, featuring wildlife, native traditional scenes, landmarks or sights of the individual countries. An ideal starter collection for any interested in banknote collecting with issues from all corners of the globe including Eastern and Western . The as , , , , , and others. The as , , s, & , , and more. including Guinea and , , , , and others. Also, various from the s including Latin and Caribbean issues from , , n Republic, , , , , and many others.
£180

Auction 170
World Banknotes World - a Journey in Currency (357) an extensive high-grade assortment mid to late 20th century issues, with most if not all in about UNC - UNC. All different and various issuers and countries with some giving the impression of being in near complete or complete denomination sets. Includes many different and colourful design works, including some lithographed and engraved types, and with various illustrations, featuring wildlife, native traditional scenes, landmarks or sights of the individual countries. An ideal starter collection for any interested in banknote collecting with issues from all corners of the globe including Eastern and Western . The as , , , , , and others. The as , , s, & , , and more. including , Guinea and , , , , and others. Also, various from the s including Latin and Caribbean issues from , , n Republic, , , , , and many others.
£160

Auction 170
World Banknotes World (270) an extensive high-grade assortment mid to late 20th century issues, with most if not all in about UNC - UNC. All different and various issuers and countries with some giving the impression of being in near complete or complete denomination sets. Includes many different and colourful design works, including some lithographed and engraved types, and with various illustrations, featuring wildlife, native traditional scenes, landmarks or sights of the individual countries. An ideal starter collection for any interested in banknote collecting with issues from all corners of the globe including Eastern and Western . The as , , , , , and others. The as , , s, & , , and more. including Guinea and , , , , and others. Also, various from the s including Latin and Caribbean issues from , , n Republic, , , , , and many others.
£130

Auction 170
World Banknotes World (317) an extensive high-grade assortment mid to late 20th century issues, with most if not all in about UNC - UNC. All different and various issuers and countries with some giving the impression of being in near complete or complete denomination sets. Includes many different and colourful design works, including some lithographed and engraved types, and with various illustrations, featuring wildlife, native traditional scenes, landmarks or sights of the individual countries. Issues from all corners of the globe including Eastern and Western . The as , , , , , and others. The as , , s, & , , and more. including Guinea and , , , , and others. Also, various from the s including Latin and Caribbean issues from , , n Republic, , , , , and many others.
£120

Auction 170
World Banknotes World mostly circa mid 1900's to modern (290) all in various grades Fair to UNC, most in average VF and comprises issues from , , and Central & . Also includes a few World War 2 period Allied issues and ese Occupation notes. A vast amalgamation of various designs, denominations and issuers
£120

Auction 169
World Banknotes circa 1950's to modern (61) the majority in about UNC - UNC including a few mid-grade Fine, VF and EF examples. Comprising issues from (44) including the El Banco Espanola de la Isla de Cuba Pick 49d printed date 15th May 1896 series 661993 E red diagonal "PLATA" on back. Banco Nacional 1 Pesos Pick 102d dated 1988 (3) including a constively numbered pair, (3) Pick 103c 1987, Pick 103d 1988 and Pick 108 1991 along with a selection of Foreign Exchange Certificates 1, 3, 5, 10 and 20 Pesos Series A, B and narrow D (34) a fair amount are ly numbered. Banco Central 1 Pesos Commemorative 150th Anniversary Birth of José Martí (1853-2003) Pick 125 dated 2003 (3) a consecutive trio. (7) including Republica Dos Estados Unidos 5 (3) consisting of Pick 157Ab ND 1956-58 2 "Valour Recebido", 'Amazonas' Pick 166b ND (1961-1962) Estampa 3 "Valor Recebido" and Pick 176d ND (1962-1964) Estampa 2 "Tesouro Nacional" above portrait and "Valor Legal" below. Along with Banco Central (4) consisting of 1 Cruzeiro Pick 191 ND1970-72 earlier series A00017 096505 and a consecutive trio of the Pick 193e ND (1970-1980) series B03043 (3). (6) consisting of 10 Pesos Bolivianos Pick 154 L. 13.07.1962 (2), 1000 Pesos Bolivianos Pick 167 D. 25.06.1982 (2), 10.000 Pesos Bolivianos Pick 169 D. 10.02.1984 and 50.000 Pesos Bolivianos Pick 170 D. 05.06.1984. Along with Banco Central issues (4) consisting of 1 Peso Argentino Pick 311 ND (1983-1984), 5 Pesos Argentinos Pick 312 ND (1983-1984) and a pair of 1 Australis Pick 323b ND (1985-1989) (2)
£120 London Coins : A169 : Lot 224 : Latin America circa 1950's to modern (61) the majority in about UNC - UNC including a few mid-g... London Coins : A169 : Lot 224 : Latin America circa 1950's to modern (61) the majority in about UNC - UNC including a few mid-g...

Auction 169
World Banknotes (Lower) Champlain & St. Lawrence Railroad denomination set of 3 unissued remainders all dated , 1st August 1837 and side A (3) generally about EF - EF and Scarce comprising 7 Pence 1/2 = 15 Sous, this with a 20mm uneven tear at top margin. A 15 Pence = 30 Sous. And the Half a = 2 s = 3 Francs. Each note uniface with a different vignette of a passenger steam train at centre and all feature the reverse of different Latin-n coin as follows - the 7 Pence 1/2 Penny has the 1 Real MO, the 15 Pence - 2 Reals LIMAE and the 1/2 Dollar - a n 4 Reals PTS. These notes were issued in sheets of six with side B on the left and the side A on the right. An interesting historical fact is that the Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad was the first public railroad in Canada and one of the first railways in North America as we now understand the term, although the country had several tram-roads earlier - at least 2, and it was the first to use steam locomotives with a 14 miles of railway in operation, with the first steam locomotive used at the official opening of the railroad on July 21st 1836.
£90 London Coins : A169 : Lot 127 : Canada (Lower) Champlain & St. Lawrence Railroad denomination set of 3 unissued remainders all d... London Coins : A169 : Lot 127 : Canada (Lower) Champlain & St. Lawrence Railroad denomination set of 3 unissued remainders all d...

Auction 168
World Banknotes World circa late 1800's early 1900's onwards (139) a vast amalgamation of various issuers and denominations and all in average good Fine - VF and above mostly an, , and US including modern star replacments, Africa, , Middle and including some World War I and II Occupation and examples, Armed Forces, Kingdom Assignats, British s and Postal orders and includes a Contemporary modern US states copy. Including some Exceptionally Rare and always collectible notes as the Strait Settlements very sought after issues with signature Rex Curall and dated 1st January 1935 (2) including 1 Dollar Pick 16b series J/91 68507 along with a very scarce Pick 17b series B/66 96209. Government George V portrait 1 Dollar Pick 311 ND 1935 serial number C049564, BWC printing and very sought after. Egypt Government Currency note 5 Pick 161 early dated 1st June 1918 series J/59, purple on green and orange underprint, reverse in green with ruins. Dominion of Canada 1 Dollar Pick 32a dated 17th March 1917 signature at right Boville, without printer's imprint and serial number 336978-C plate D manuscript countersigned at left, Princess Patricia Ramsey (Princess of ) on obverse. World War II German Occupation Pick 1a ND 1941 serial number 70259. 100 s Pick 10a dated 1st July 1969 series A/15 19598. Emergency World War I Interim-Banknote Pick 19 dated 1st February 1916 series N2 text "Gebucht von" at left. Thesuro Nacional (3) including 1 Pick 3b ND 1891 7A series 195A number 28152. 2 mil Reis Pick 12 Estampa 10 nuber 584249. And 5 Mil Reis Pick 18 ND 1890 Estampa 9A series 73A number 66757. Rupublic (2) including Caja de Conversión 5 Centavos Pick 209 L. 2707 of 1st August 1890 dated 1st November 1891 series B number 764949 signatures Areco & Marín. Together with Banco de Córdoba 2 s Pick S1122c dated 1st January 1888 with black Ley. 8 January 1894. 1 QE2 Annigoni's portrait Pick 29 L. 1967 (1968) the George Cross at center series A/15 048390. Government 1 Rupee red overprint "Military Administration of Burma" plate letter A Pick 25b. An interesting French provincial issued during attached to a manuscript letter of Y.M.C.A with the British Expeditionary Force On Active Service signed with initials C. H.H. dated january 1919. This lot certain to attract a significant ammount of attention from both collectors and dealers alike
£460

Auction 168
World Banknotes World (lot) mixed grades from Fine to UNC and a vast amalagamtaion of countries, issuers and dates circa early-mid 1900's to modern. Mostly from including Britain, & the Chl islands, the Caribbean and , , including , the Middle and . Some desiarable notes include a few portrait issues as 10 Centes 1940, Canada 1 1937 signatures Gordon & Towers, and others including = 20 Belgas Pick 114 dated 4 November 1944, Ethipoia 1 n Dollar ND 1945 signature Bennett, 10 Livres 1986 with a BINARY serial number 90090, The limited 1 Ppind Pick 189c dated 4th April 1945 signatures Mitchell & Young and a 1968 QE2 Annigoni's portrait prefix A/1. The lot also comes with some US Contemporary copies of currency also known as 'Buble Gum' money and some GB Fule coupons
£200

Auction 168
World Bulk Lots mostly minors to s many in Unc (23) including
£160

Auction 168
World Coins One Trillion s 2013 in platinum plated copper, 27.91 grammes, Prooflike UNC. Originally produced in 2013 by the n Mint. A US website stated in 2013 'Financial bloggers in the US floated the notion of a Trillion Dollar coin to address the nation's debt problems. A technicality in US law says it's Treasury has special discretion to create platinum coins of any denomination. The US Secretary of the Treasury could then deposit the coin in it's bank account via the , then afterwards, it could sell bonds to raise money to pay down the debt
£24 London Coins : A168 : Lot 2106 : USA One Trillion Dollars 2013 Trial Pattern in platinum plated copper, 27.91 grammes, Prooflike UNC.... London Coins : A168 : Lot 2106 : USA One Trillion Dollars 2013 Trial Pattern in platinum plated copper, 27.91 grammes, Prooflike UNC....

Auction 166
World Bulk Lots and Caribbean including n issues such as and (lot)
£95

Auction 160
Medals (January 17, 1850 – April 18, 1930) spectacular 8 ounces gold medal 1906, Arcoverde was the first Cardinal to be born in . He was known as "Cardeal Arcoverde". Only three of these medals were struck one for The in The , one for Cardinal Arcoverde and this one which was given to President Rodrigues Alves President of 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 and 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 . Ex Heritage April 2015 Lot 29441 realised $17,037.50
£11,000 London Coins : A160 : Lot 1793 : Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti (January 17, 1850 – April 18, 1930)  spectacular 8... London Coins : A160 : Lot 1793 : Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti (January 17, 1850 – April 18, 1930)  spectacular 8...

Auction 160
World Bulk Lots (95) with examples dating back to 1830 mixed graded some Unc and including issues up to size
£180

Auction 152
World Bulk Lots World including Cent 1874 VG, 25c 1900 VF, 1930 VF, along with others including , , and with mainly earlier more collectable pieces with plenty in (lot)
£320

Auction 151
World Bulk Lots World including n , , a group of 1945 with lustre and more (lot)
£170

Auction 148
World Bulk Lots 1883 Fine, 1920 Unc or near so along with others mostly in mixed grades (25), along with a group of ian, and over 7 kilos of mixed world
£160

Auction 147
World Bulk Lots World including , and some in , from circulation (lot)
£190

Auction 146
World Bulk Lots a wide variety of countries and types including and earlier issues in mixed grades sorted into countries and including , , , . , , (with a some ), , , and
£220

Auction 145
World Bulk Lots , and (96) - (25), (3), n Republic (19), (1), (2), (4), (9), (16), (5), (4), (3), (1), USA (3) and a Rome Papal 1975 all but one in in mixed grades to A/UNC
£240

Auction 145
World Banknotes World in an album the majority n issues, mixed grades
£60

Auction 143
World Bulk Lots a mixed group (27) 1881, (2) 1890H, 5 Centavos 1890H, (9) 1932, 1953, (3) 1915, 1920, 1952, 25 Centavos 1953, 20 Centavos 1949, 10 Centavos (2) 1920, 1949, n Republic (5) Peso (2) 1955, 1963, Half Peso 1897, 50 Centesimos 1897, 10 Centesimo 1897, 25 Gourdes 1971 World Cup 74, (7) 50 Centavos 1937, 25 Centavos (2) 1879, 1881, 20 Centavos 1935, 10 Centavos (2) 1884, 1903, 5 centavos 1902, 300 Guarinies 1973 (2) in mixed grades to UNC
£240

Auction 143
World Bulk Lots World (33) with a group (9) of Irish back to hammered issues and including n issues with some in , mixed grades
£220

Auction 140
World Bulk Lots World (65) 18th - including issues and higher valued items, a wide variety of countries and types from , , , and more, mixed grades
£700

Auction 139
World Cased Five Dollars (5) 1996 Auckland , 2001 Kereru Silver Proof, 2002 s Cup Silver Proof, 2003 50th Silver Proof with highlighting, 2003 Giant Kokopu Silver Proof with selected gold plating, (3) 1975 Silver Proof, 1978 Coronation 25th Anniversary Silver Proof, 1981 Visit Silver Proof FDC in the cases of issue with certificates, Ten Dollars 1997 Gabriels Gully Aluminium BU in the case of issue with certificate, s (10) 1974 New Zealand Day (3), 1977 Day, 1980 50th Anniversary of Coinage, 1984 Chatham Island Black Robin, 1986 Royal Visit (3) UNC in slide cases, New Zealand Year Set 1997 UNC in the case of issue, New Zealand Five Dollars a 4-coin set 1998 New Zealand Pride UNC in the wallet of issue, New Zealand 1997 Saddleback UNC in the wallet of issue
£170

Auction 139
World Banknotes n in an album strenth in high grade late 20th issues
£50

Auction 138
World Banknotes A in two albums and pages the first album being an A - Z collection including many modern issues in high grades, a second album this mostly n and and including and period issues, then a group of and (14) these from circulation and including some earlier types
£440

Auction 138
Bonds and Shares , 24 bonds and certificates, mostly relating to n railways, dated 1886-1926, titles include, Chemin de Fer Sao-Paulo & Rio-Grande, 1895, Chemin de Fer de Goyaz, 1907, Chemin de Fer Nord de , 1911, Great Southern Co. Ltd., 1886, Chemin de Fer de a Minas, 1906, Brazil Railway Co., 1910, Buenos Ayres Lacroze s Co., 1913, an interesting selection, mostly VF. (24).
£160

Auction 137
World Banknotes World in an album and pages a wide variety strength in Latin and and n issues generally more recent issues in high grades (lot)
£550

Auction 134
World Bulk Lots World (41), Hammered to a wide variety includes some useful lic issues from and issues, in mixed grades
£320

Auction 133
Misc Items 'The Forgotten Coins of the North American Colonies' by William T.Anton Jr. and Bruce Kesse a modern survey of early English and Irish s circulating in the Americas 1990 edition in excellent condition
£55

Auction 132
Bonds and Shares , 10 bonds and certificates relating to South and n railways, dated 1906-32, all different, titles include, Co., 1912, Buenos Ayres Lacroze s Co., 1913, n National Railway Co. Ltd., 1906, Colombia Railways & Navigation Co. Ltd., 1932, General of Central America, 2 types, both 1909, mostly VF. (10).
£60

Auction 132
Bonds and Shares , 29 bonds and certificates relating to South and , dated 1864-1956, titles include, River Plate Pressure Meat-Preserving Co. Ltd., bond, 1876, Co. Ltd., 4 x certificates 1860-64, Agua Santa Coffee Co. Ltd.,2 x certificates, 1924-7, Monte Video Telephone Co. Ltd.,1891, Compania Minera El Cal, 2 x certificates, 1887, mostly VF. (29).
£55

Auction 130
World Bulk Lots World sized (35) including a selection of s others 19th and 20th centuries from and mixed grades several EF-Unc
£380

Auction 113
World Bulk Lots World a mixture of cased and single items plenty in from a variety of countries including and The (lot)
£300

Auction 111
World Bulk Lots Colonies mostly 19th and (82) mixed grades
£140

Auction 106
World Banknotes Chihuahua red stamp reverse gVF, 20 Pesos Fine and an unidentified n or note 1936 Unc but a nick bottom left
£10

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