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Charles I Shilling, York Mint, MM lion, obv. bust with scalloped lace collar, rev. EBOR below crowned shield with lion's skin garniture; good edge & surfaces, nicely toned, RARE, AVF

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £340
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Lot 2

3 x Hammered Silver Coins: John penny, London Mint, RAVF ON LVNDE, full flan, clear legends & quite good portrait GFine, Elizabeth I shilling, MM hand, several scratches across bust, parts of shield & bust weak, generally full, clear legends VG to Fine & Scotland, David II halfgroat, Edinburgh Mint, clipped & legends flat in parts but good portrait, AFine

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £140
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Lot 3

7 x Hammered Silver Pennies comprising: 2 x Henry VIII sovereign type MM star Durham Mint, Bishop Tunstall, C D beside shield, one VG/Fine, other chipped VG; 3 x Elizabeth I, one with MM cross crosslet Fair to VG, James I VG & Commonwealth creased VG/Fine, together with Charles I halfgroat MM crown, no bust detail (legends & shield VG+) & Charles I, a modern silver reproduction penny, type with no inner circles & oval shield, struck by Bigbury Mint (Devon)

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £90
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Lot 4

26 x English Hammered Coins/Coin Fragments, all low grade worn, chipped or o/wise damaged, all detector finds, majority identifiable & include various monarchs, Edward III, Edward IV, Henry III, Elizabeth I etc & a Henry V halfpenny, together with Anne sixpence 1708E Fair & William III sixpence 1696 Poor, both bent as love tokens, Charles I, 3 x copper Rose farthings, Victoria 4 x farthings 1860, 1861, 1866 & 1874H & a bag containing 20 x miscellaneous silver & bronze coins, coin fragments, tokens etc., mostly very worn detector finds but also including USA cent 1820 VG

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £50
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Lot 5

Miscellaneous English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Charles I shilling MM R in brackets(?), irregular (almost square) clipped flan, bust scratched Poor, shield VG+; Edward I, 4 x pennies: Canterbury Mint, Bury St Edmunds Mint & 2 x London Mint (classes 1c & 10b), generally AFine to AVF; 4 x Henry III long cross cut halfpennies: (Nic)ole on C(ant), Renaud (London or Bury St Edmunds), (Lu)cas (Gloucester or Northampton) & Ricard (various possible mints) generally Fine or+ & Henry II short cross cut halfpenny, moneyer Osber (various possible mints), good detail & some original lustre VF+, together with Roman Imperial bronzes comprising: Maximianus tetradrachm, rev. Eirene(?) standing left, L A (regnal year 1) in field, Probus AE antoninianus rev. Fides holding two standards FIDES M(ILITVM), & 15 x AE3/4 of Constantine (majority), Licinius II etc, various grades, virtually all identifiable & 3 x Roman brooches, one resembling a swastika with end of each arm in shape of a horse's head, all in good condition & all with original pins

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 6

3 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Charles I halfcrown, Tower Mint, MM triangle in circle, group 1V, 4th horseman, foreshortened horse, striking stress marks o/wise Fine; Elizabeth I shilling, 6th issue, MM woolsack, obv. scratches, bust Fair o/wise VG & Edward I penny, London Mint AVF, together with 2 x shillings with enamelled revs: Victoria JH & George III 1817 (obv. brooch pin broken off)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £80
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Lot 7

Henry VIII Groat, facing bust type, 3rd coinage, Bristol Mint, 3rd bust, rev. MM WS (initials of Under Treasurer William Sharrington), rev. CIVITAS BRISTOLIE, lis in forks, lis in legend before BRISTOLIE & rose after CIVITAS, pellet below third quarter of shield; obv. HENRIC 8 D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX, rose after REX; full, round flan, 2.25g, generally clear legends, a few obv. scratches but good portrait detail, nice GFine to AVF for issue

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 8

Edward VI Shilling 1549, base silver, 2nd period, Canterbury Mint, MM t, obv. EDWARD VI DG AGL FRA Z HIB REX, rev. TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE MDXL1X, flat spots in legends & lower half of bust worn, VG for issue & Elizabeth I sixpence 1573 3rd/4th issue, MM acorn, full flan, generally clear legends & quite good portrait detail, GFine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 9

James I Shilling, 2nd coinage 5th bust, MM trefoil; full flan & clear legends, parts of bust & shield weak, overall Fine, parts better & Charles I shilling MM sun, group G (under Parliament), tall narrow bust, irregular flan with parts of legends missing o/wise Fine

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 10

Ireland, James I Shilling, 1st coinage (1603-04), MM bell, 1st bust, rev. EXURGAT DEUS etc around crowned harp; contact marks/scratches both sides but full, round flan with full, clear legends, overall GFine or+

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £80
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Lot 11

4 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Henry III long cross penny, Robert on Can, GFine to AVF, Henry VIII profile groat, Laker Bust D, MM arrow, contact marks & creases Fine to GFine, Edward III halfgroat, London Mint, clipped & flat spots in legends AFine to Fine & Commonwealth penny, several dents Poor/Fair

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 12

5 x English Hammered Shillings comprising: Edward VI fine silver issue, creased, flat spots in legends & bust worn smooth, minimal shield detail Poor to Fair, James I, 3rd bust, MM lis(?), contact marks & holed at 3 o'clock but full flan & good portrait & shield detail GFine, James I, 1st bust, severely clipped & bust worn smooth but good shield Poor/Fine, Charles I MM bell, bust worn, shield better Fair/AFine & Charles I MM eye, small neat hole at 12 o'clock, irregular flan, overall VG to AFine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 13

Elizabeth I, 5 x Silver Coins comprising: shilling 2nd issue, MM martlet, full flan but portrait worn smooth, portrait Poor, remainder Fine, sixpence 1593 MM worn Fine, threepence 1569 MM coronet AFine, halfgroat 6th issue London Mint MM O, portrait Fair o/wise VG & penny 3rd/4th issue, MM eglantine Fine or+

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 14

15 x Roman Coins including: Augustus brass dupondius (moneyers' series) obv. AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC POTEST, rev. C CASSIVS CELER III VIR A A A F F, denarius of Tiberius rev. PONTIF MAXIM around Livia seated, denarius of Septimius Severus rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH, antoniniani of Philip I, Gordian III, Postumus & Tetricus, an as of Nero, a sestertius of Marcus Aurelius & other coins, together with Ptolemaic Egypt AE 28 & a couple of unidentified Greek bronzes; various grades

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 15

3 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: John penny Ilger on Lvnd, full flan AFine/Fine, Mary groat, rev. VERITAS etc, creases & dents causing flat spots on bust & shield, most of legends clear VG & Elizabeth I sixpence 1572 MM ermine, obv. scratches & pitting o/wise AFine

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 16

Henry VI Groat, 1st reign, annulet issue Calais Mint, annulets at neck & in two quarters of rev. very small hole at 12 o'clock & lightly clipped but good portrait & clear legends GFine or+ & Elizabeth I sixpence 1561 3rd/4th issue MM pheon, small flan, bust & 4th quarter of shield worn o/wise Fine

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £70
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Lot 17

Charles I Halfcrown, MM (P), Tower Mint under Parliament, surface marks, ingrained dirt, VG

Estimate: £30-40

Sold: £70
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Lot 18

Miscellaneous Lot including: a collection of English copper & bronze coins, William III to QEII comprising: 13 x farthings: 1700, 1773, 1799, 1822 scratches VF, 1828(x3), 1830, 1843, 1845, 1875H(x2) & 1885, 35 x halfpennies including 1806(x2), 1838, 1875, 1876H, 1878 & 1886, 45 x pennies including 1861(x2), 1862, 1875, 1901 AEF, 1902, 1902 'low tide,' 1912H(x7), 1919H(x5), 1950 Fine & 1953 & half farthing 1844, generally Fair to GFine or+ unless o/wise graded, together with sixpence 1886 VG, 3 x halfcrowns 1967 AUNC, a USA cent 1832 VG, Mexico a silver quarter real 1842 Do L R AFine, Roman: a billon antoninianus of Gallienus, rev. AETERNITAS AVG & a Japanese Government Occupation note for 10 dollars

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 19

Sovereign 1968, minor contact marks AEF/EF

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £170
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Lot 20

Sovereign 1913, contact marks VF

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £180
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Lot 21

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 21 x crowns: 1951 in BofI but no cert, 1953, 1977(x15), 1980(x3) & 1981; a £5 coin 1999, 46 x silver threepences Victoria YH to GeoVI, £2.27½ face value pre-47 silver, 11 x old 50p coins, 135 x pennies, all from circulation (25 x Victoria OH, 29 x Edward VII & 81 x George V) & a few foreign coins

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £80
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Lot 22

William & Mary Farthing 1694, very clear unbarred A's in MARIA, trivial marks o/wise good edge & surfaces, good portrait detail, light tone, an attractive coin, SCARCE AVF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 23

Australia Sovereign 1867, rev. crowned AUSTRALIA in wreath, SYDNEY MINT above, numerous contact marks & several edge nicks o/wise AFine/Fine

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £170
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Lot 24

Sovereign 1901P, contact marks, lustrous AFine/AVF

Estimate: £180-200

Sold: £190
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Lot 25

Victoria Crown 1844 VIII, toned with underlying lustre GFine to AVF & double florin 1887A, hairlines, prooflike VF to GVF

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £90
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Lot 26

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 31 x CuNi £5 coins: 1990(x4), 1993(x5), 1996, 1997(x4), 1999(x2), 2000(x4), 2001, 2002(x6), 1999/2000, 2005(x2) & 2010, some card-mounted or in presentation packs, 27 x CuNi crowns: 1977(x5), 1980(x11) & 1981(x11), Guernsey silver proof £5 2010 '70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain' rev. colourised Spitfire, together with a few 1971 decimal coins (mostly ½ p) & a £5 note Lowther HB24, withdrawn issue with faulty varnish coating EF

Estimate: £140-160

Sold: £220
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Lot 27

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 14 x crowns: 1935 GVF, 1937 contact marks VF, 1951 in CofI but no cert, 1953, 1960, 1972, 1977(x4) & 1980(x4); 2 x proof sets 1970; Jersey proof set 1964 (2 x 1 twelfth shilling & 2 x 1 fourth shilling) in CofI; New Zealand Polished Standard Specimen set 1965 'last £sd', 7 coins halfpenny to halfcrown, in pliofilm envelope; Bermuda silver crown 1964; Gibraltar CuNi crown 1968; an album containing mostly low grade English bronze together with a small quantity of CuNi & silver (£0.80 face value pre-47) & a few foreign coins including Newfoundland 50 cents 1908; 3 x year sets: 1965 & 1967(x2), a bronze medal 1954 'Churchill 80th Birthday' & a British made cast copy of the 'Sinking of the S.S. Lusitania' medal, In BofI (damaged) & with original propaganda leaflet

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £150
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Lot 28

USA, 8 x 19th Century Coins: half dollar 1875s VG/AFine, quarter dollar 1905 Fine, 2 x dimes 1899 VG & 1907 VF+, 2 x half dimes 1856 ingrained dirt VG & 1866s VG & 2 x 'Indian Head' cents 1906 AVF & 1907 VF+

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £100
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Lot 29

15 x 19th Century Foreign Silver Coins comprising: British India rupee 1884 & quarter rupee 1862, Canada 2 x 10 cents 1858 & 1870 & 5 cents 1871, France 2 francs 1868A & 50 centimes 1873A lustrous AEF, Greece 1 drachma 1873A, Italy 2 x 50 centesimi 1863 & 1889 prooflike AEF, Netherlands 25 cents 1826, Germany 1 mark 1876A, British Guyana quarter guilder 1836 Fair, Portugal 100 reis 1854 Fair to VG & Norway 10 ore 1889; generally AFine to VF or+ unless o/wise graded

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £320
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Lot 30

Miscellaneous Lot including: penny 1901 & halfpenny 1901, both with almost full lustre EF, 2 x farthings 1901 EF, a William III halfpenny 1696 Fair, a James II silver threepence with initials 'A W' engraved on rev., several high quality reproduction Ancient Greek silver coins & Roman bronzes, a quantity of foreign bronze coins, mostly 19th century including Norway 1 ore 1878 Fine & 5 ore 1875 edge faults, ingrained dirt VG, Ireland 'Voce Populi' issue halfpenny 1760 VG & other coins & tokens (several holed)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £200
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Lot 31

Gold Proof £5 1981, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £800-1000

Sold: £800
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Lot 32

William III Guinea 1699, 2nd bust, holed at 12 o'clock o/wise good edge & surfaces with underlying lustre, good portrait & shield detail, VF to GVF

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 33

2 x Half Sovereigns: 1900 AFine & 1909 GFine

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £180
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Lot 34

Victoria, 7 x Halfcrowns: 1844, 1845, 1846, 1885, 1888, 1889 & 1897, together with Edward VII halfcrown 1907, generally Fair to Fine, reverses better

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 35

Miscellaneous English Silver Coins comprising: 3 x crowns: 1696 1st bust, worn but undamaged Fair/Poor legends better, 1820(x2) both with contact marks/scratches & edge bumps Fair to VG,
2 x halfcrowns,
both 1818 contact marks VG, florin 1908 AFine & shilling 1697 1st bust VG/Fine

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £100
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Lot 36

Victoria, 15 x Silver Coins comprising: 3 x crowns: 1845 V111 contact marks & a few edge imperfections VG, 2 x 1889 both VF to GVF & one with good lustre; double florin 1887A Fine, 3 x florins: 1855, 1887JH, 1901 & 8 x shillings: 1875 die 68, 1879, 1883, 1887JH(x2), 1898 & 1899(x2), generally VG to Fine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £160
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Lot 37

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: £1.17½ face value pre-20 silver (including 6 x 'Godless' florins 1849 Fair to VG), £0.35 face value pre-47 silver, a quantity of pre-decimal bronze & CuNi & a few foreign coins

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £60
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Lot 38

Miscellaneous Lot including: an album containing English bronze, CuNi & silver coins, generally all low grades from circulation (includes £3.20 face value pre-47 silver); crown 1820 numerous contact marks Fair/VG, crown 1935 carbon spots VF, a quantity of pre-decimal bronze & CuNi including crown 1951 (no BofI or cert) & crown 1960, 500+ foreign coins, a few silver, together with a copper/zinc commemorative medal 'Diana Princess of Wales,' 75mm, 161g, with cert, in fitted Westminster CofI & an album of 44 x picture postcards of the Queen & Royal Family

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £240
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Lot 39

Vanuatu Gold Proof 100 Vatu 1997 'Queen Mother,' 7.93g of .583 gold, with cert & CofI, together with a Collection of 11 x Foreign Silver Proofs comprising: 5 x Diana commemoratives (all .999 silver): Cook Islands 2 x 1 dollar 1997 (both 31.8g), Liberia 20 dollars 1997 & 10 dollars 1997 (both 31.2g) & Marshall Islands 50 dollars 1997 (31.2g), 5 x 'Queen Mother Lady of the Century' (all .925 silver) Bahamas 2 dollars 1997(23.3g), Tanzania 500 shillings 1997 (31.4g), Western Samoa 10 dollars 1994 (31.4g), Tokelau 5 tala 1995 (31.4g) & Turks & Caicos 5 crowns 1997 (10.27g) & St Helena 50 pence 1995 'Queen Mother' (28.2g, .925 silver); all in capsules in a Westminster case, FDC

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 40

4 x UK Silver Proofs: £5 1997 'Golden Wedding,' 2 x £2 1996 'Football & 1997 & £1 1997, in cases of issue FDC

Estimate: £30-40

Sold: £60
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Lot 41

Miscellaneous Lot including: 2 x proof sets 1970 & 1989 in CofI FDC, 2 x BU sets 1983, 38 x CuNi crowns: 1951(x2, one with cert in BofI), 1953(x3), 1960, 1965(x6), 1972(x5), 1977(x6), 1980(x2) & 1981(x13), a set of 5 x CuNi crowns 1965/72/77/80/81 in a Sandhill case, £5 2012 'Diamond Jubilee' & 3 x £2 1989(x2) & 2005, in presentation packs, £16.37½ face value pre-decimal CuNi, £4.95 face value in old 10p & 5p, a quantity of pre-decimal copper & bronze George III - QEII, (approximate weight 5.2kg), mostly low grade from circulation but including penny 1841 OT, no colon after REG, minor contact marks, good lustre VF, a few medalets & other coins

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £150
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Lot 42

650+ 19th & 20th Century Foreign Coins of which 59 x silver (weight 275g) including USA Morgan dollar 1921, numerous edge knocks AVF, German East Africa 1 rupie 1911J, Vatican 1 lira 1866R, Spain 1 peseta 1876DE, British West Africa florin 1918H etc generally AFine or+, 4 x Roman AE 3/4 (Constantine & Licinius), together with a few banknotes including Jersey 4 x £1 (3 x Baird & 1 x May), Royal Bank of Scotland PLC 2 x £1 1986 & 1991 & Clydesdale bank PLC £1 1983, average Fine

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 43

Miscellaneous Silver Coins comprising: 3 x crowns 1889 edge bumps Fine, 1897 L1X AFine & 1935 surface marks & several edge nicks AVF; sixpence 1887JH AVF, 2 x Maundy 2d 1852 & 1895 VF, a Britannia 1oz £2 2006, silver proof £5 2010 rev. statue of Churchill, Gibraltar 2 x silver proof £5 2004 & 2005, £0.50 face value low grade pre-20 silver & £0.70 face value pre-47 silver

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 44

Russia, Gold 5 Roubles 1904, slabbed MS63 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of America, contact marks AEF/EF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 45

Victoria, Crown 1845 V111, cinquefoil stops, minor contact marks, grey/gold tone with underlying lustre, GFine or+

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £110
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Lot 46

Half Sovereign 1911 VF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 47

An Album Containing 100+ 19th & 20th Century Foreign Coins, several silver. Including Netherlands 2½ guilders 1854 contact marks/edge bumps AVF/VF, 1 guilder 1848 Fine, 10 cents 1881 (with dot) AVF & 5 cents 1850 (with dot) Fine & South Africa halfcrown 1897, together with a quantity of English pre-decimal bronze, CuNi & silver coins (£0.65 face value pre-20), all from circulation

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £170
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Lot 48

Miscellaneous English Silver Coins comprising: 2 x crowns 1935, one with obv. graffiti VF, double florin 1890 contact marks/scratches Fine, halfcrown 1907 contact marks Fine, florin 1902 AVF, 2 x sixpences: 1758/7 AFine/Fine & 1816 AVF & Maundy 4d 1892 EF, together with the official RM issue commemorative silver medal 1935 'Silver Jubilee' by P Metcalfe, 32mm, in red BofI, toned AUNC

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £140
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Lot 49

Miscellaneous English Silver Coins comprising: 4 x crowns: 1820 LIX Fair, 1847 XI contact marks, edge bumps o/wise VG/AFine, 1889 VG & 1935 contact marks GVF; double florin 1889 AFine, halfcrown 1918 GFine/AVF, florin 1916 GFine/AVF, 2 x shillings: 1916 Fine/AVF & 1826 plugged at 6 o'clock Fair, together with Australia shilling 1910 minor marks VG to AFine & an official Coronation commemorative silver medal 1937 by Metcalfe, 30mm, light blue tone in legends, about as issued

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 50

Miscellaneous Lot including: 5 x UK proof sets: 1982/83/84/85/86, all in CofI & all with certs (except 1985), Falkland Islands 'Liberation' proof set 1982, 8 coins, ½p to 50p (7 coins) plus silver crown-size 'Liberation' 50p, in CofI FDC, 2 x plastic wallets containing date runs of pennies 1902-1940 & 1944-67, all from circulation, 'The Royal Wedding Coin Collection' comprising 2 x UK & 12 x different Commonwealth commemorative CuNi crowns 1981, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Tuvalu, Bermuda etc, all mounted in an attractive glazed frame, together with other coins and 80+ postcards of UK & foreign holiday resorts, mostly 1970's to 1990's

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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