Coins, Tokens & Banknotes: Wednesday 10 December 2014 12:00PM

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Elizabeth I, Shilling 2nd Issue, MM cross crosslet, full round flan & generally full clear legends with only minor flat spots, bust weak & scratches in rev. field, bust Fair o/wise GFine; sixpence 1564 3rd/4th issue, MM pheon, holed at 7 o'clock on inner circle, flat spots in legends, sometime creased & straightened, bust Poor o/wise VG, legends better & Charles I shilling, large Briot's bust, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline, severely clipped & minimal bust detail, shield better Fair/VG+

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £35
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Lot 2

A Collection of Roman Coins including: 5 x silver denarii: Diva Faustina (Senior), rev. AVGVSTA, Ceres holding long torch Fine/VG; Septimius Severus rev. P M TR P (XII COS III P P) Genius sacrificing over altar; Caracalla rev. FELICITAS AVGG Felicitas standing left holding caduceus & cornucopia; Severus Alexander rev. P M TR P II COS P P Mars standing left holding spear & olive branch AFine & Maximinus I, rev. PAX AVGVSTI Pax standing left holding olive branch & sceptre; Augustus dupondius rev. AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC. POTEST (barely legible) in wreath of oak leaves, obv. AAAF (rest of legend worn) round large SC ; Hadrian as rev. PIE.AVG (across field) PONT MAX TR POT COS 111 S C, Pietas standing left before altar; Valentinian silver siliqua rev. RESTITVTOR REIP Valentinian holding labarum & Victory, in ex. SLVG Fine; antoniniani of Tacitus & Carausius, centenionalis of Magnentius Fine/VG & a further 32 x bronzes (detector finds), mostly AE3 & AE4, various emperors: Licinius, Gratian, Constantius, Constantine, Vespasian etc, generally all low grade Poor to VG unless o/wise graded although majority identifiable; lot also includes Osberht King of Northumbria 849-867AD copper alloy styca, moneyer possibly Viniberht VG; 45 coins in total

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 3

Charles I Halfcrown MM bell (1634-35), Tower Mint under King, group 111, third horseman, scarf flying from king's waist, rev. oval garnished shield; king & horse weakly struck, shield better, 14.8g, VG to Fine & shilling MM (P) 1643-44, Tower Mint under Parliament, group F, 'Briot's' bust with stellate lace collar, rev. square-topped shield over cross moline; small edge striking crack at 1 o'clock, clipped, parts of legends missing but quite good portrait & shield detail, 5.46g, overall AFine, together with Elizabeth I halfgroat, London Mint, 6th issue, MM tun Fair/VG

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 4

Edward VI, Shilling, MM tun, fine silver facing bust issue (1551-53), nibbled edge at 7 o'clock o/wise full, round flan, 5.75g, full, clear legends & quite good portrait & shield detail, Fine to GFine

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £110
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Lot 5

Philip & Mary Shilling 1554, full titles, A over P in NEAP (obv. legend), small edge striking cracks at 3 & 5 o'clock, busts worn but some detail in drapery & better than Fair, good shield detail, minor flat spots in legends; clear date & denomination, 5.35g, busts AVG o/wise AFine to Fine

Estimate: £150-180

NOT SOLD
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Lot 6

James I, 2 x Shillings: (1) 1st coinage, 1st bust with square-cut beard, rev. EXVRGAT etc, MM thistle (1603-04), full, round flan & full, clear legends, facial features weak but ear visible & some crown & armour detail, much better shield; 5.73g, bust AFine o/wise VF & (2) 2nd coinage, 3rd bust with square-cut beard, rev. QVAE DEVS etc, MM lis (1604-05) minor flat spots in legends, facial features weak but ear shows, some crown & armour detail, shield better; 5.68g, bust AFine o/wise AVF; both similarly toned

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 7

Henry VI Groat, annulet issue, Calais Mint, annulets at neck & in two quarters of rev. AFine to Fine

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £20
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Lot 8

Richard II, Gold Quarter Noble, pellet in rev. centre, 1.95g, AVF

Estimate: £500-600

Sold: £650
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Lot 9

Elizabeth I Shilling, 7th issue, MM 2, full round flan & full, clear legends (double struck in parts on rev), bust worn Poor but rev. very much better AVF

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £20
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Lot 10

Charles I Halfcrown 1644, Oxford Mint, MM worn, obv. Briot horseman, plume with bands behind, lumpy ground, rev. three equal-size plumes above Declaration: RELI:PRO:LE:ANG:LIB::PAR, 1644 OX below; king & horse flat & obv. legend between 8 & 10 o'clock weakly struck (& correspondingly on rev.), 14.03g, generally good surfaces, RARE, VG to AFine

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £270
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Lot 11

Elizabeth I Shilling, 6th issue MM A, bust 3B, ear concealed; full, round flan, facial features a little weak o/wise good portrait & shield detail & full, clear legends, bust GFine o/wise VF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 12

German States, Saxony-Albertine Silver Quarter Thaler 1554, obv. bust of August I facing right & holding sword over right shoulder AVGVSTVS: D:G.DUX.SAX.SA:RO:IMPERI: rev. ornate conjoined arms of Ducal & Electoral Saxony dividing date, titles continued: ARCHIMARSCHAL: ET: ELECTOR,
29mm, 7.1g, full, round flan & full, clear legends, minor stress marks o/wise RARE VF

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 13

3 x Half Sovereigns: 1906, 1913 & 1914 GFine to VF

Estimate: £240-280

Sold: £250
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Lot 14

Sovereign 1912, loose in 9ct gold ringmount, gross weight 9.6g, Fine

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £150
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Lot 15

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: crown 1821 SECUNDO, contact marks, light scratches Fair to VG, 135 x silver threepences Victoria YH to George VI, a few damaged, £0.72½ face value pre-47 silver, 9 x CuNi crowns: 1953(x3), 1960, 1965(x2), 1972 & 1977(x2) & a commemorative medal 1977 'Silver Jubilee' in a plastic case

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 16

South Africa, Krugerrand 1971, 1oz fine gold, AEF

Estimate: £600-700

Sold: £660
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Lot 17

South Africa, 2 x Krugerrands 1974 & 1978, each 1oz fine gold, BU

Estimate: £1200-1400

Sold: £1300
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Lot 18

South Africa, 2 x Krugerrands both 1974, each 1oz fine gold, BU

Estimate: £1200-1400

Sold: £1300
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Lot 19

South Africa, 2 x Krugerrands 1974 & 1978, each 1oz fine gold, BU

Estimate: £1200-1400

Sold: £1300
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Lot 20

South Africa, 3 x Krugerrands all 1978, each 1oz fine gold, BU

Estimate: £1800-2200

Sold: £1900
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Lot 21

South Africa, 3 x Krugerrands 1974, 1975 & 1978, each 1oz fine gold, BU

Estimate: £1800-2200

Sold: £1950
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Lot 22

A Ring-Binder Containing a Collection of English Silver, CuNi & Bronze Coins comprising: CuNi £5 1993, 3 x CuNi crowns 1972, 1980 & 1981, halfcrowns, florins, shillings & sixpences (including £0,97½ face value pre-47 silver, 70+ pennies various dates 1876H (Poor) to 1967, halfpennies, farthings & a few foreign coins including Australia shilling 1935, all from circulation, together with a QEII pre-decimal type set, 10 coins crown (1965) to farthing (1956), remainder 1967 (except E & S shillings 1966) in a Sandhill case & USA year set 1964 5 coins cent to half dollar, from circulation, in a plastic case

Estimate: £30-40

Sold: £40
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Lot 23

Charles II Crown 1673 QVINTO, edge bump at 9 o'clock o/wise generally good edge & surfaces, lightly toned with underlying lustre, in a red leatherette presentation wallet, AFine

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 24

USA, A Collection of 31 x Eisenhower Dollars, all dates & mints 1971 - 1978 inclusive except 1972s & 1973D, includes silver proofs 1971s/72s/73s/74s/76s & CuNi proofs 1973s/74s & silver 1971s, 1973s(x2), 1974s & 1976s; housed in a Whitman Classic Album with leatherette cover, majority of non-proof coins with bagmarks, generally VF or+, together with Canada Uncirculated Set 1994, 6 coins 1 cent to 1 dollar in presentation pack BU

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 25

Victoria, 50 x Sixpences, All 1887JH Shield Reverse, part of a Royal Mint consignment of 600 x 1887JH shield rev. sixpences which were never put into circulation, majority lustrous, a few toned, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 26

Victoria, 50 x Sixpences, All 1887JH Shield Reverse, part of a Royal Mint consignment of 600 x 1887JH shield rev. sixpences which were never put into circulation, majority lustrous, a few toned, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 27

Victoria, 50 x Sixpences, All 1887JH Shield Reverse, part of a Royal Mint consignment of 600 x 1887JH shield rev. sixpences which were never put into circulation, majority lustrous, a few toned, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 28

Victoria, 50 x Sixpences, All 1887JH Shield Reverse, part of a Royal Mint consignment of 600 x 1887JH shield rev. sixpences which were never put into circulation, majority lustrous, a few toned, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 29

Anne, 2 x Shillings: 1708E* bust worn Poor to Fair o/wise minor marks & light hairlines VG to AFine & 1711 4th bust, minor flecking o/wise Fine

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £40
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Lot 30

Victoria, 11 x Silver Coins comprising: 3 x crowns: 1892, 1893 LV1, 1898 LX11; 2 x double florins: 1887A blue/gold tone with underlying lustre VF/GVF & 1890; 3 x florins: 1852 Fair, 1869 die 10 Fair & 1887JH AVF; 2 x shillings: 1871 die 18 obv. scratch along front hair ribbon o/wise AVF/VF & 1889JH large Jubilee head & sixpence 1880, together with William IV halfcrown 1834 WW in script on truncation; generally AFine to GFine unless o/wise graded

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 31

George IV, 15 x Farthings all 1826 1st issue, laureate & draped bust; 11 have the same faint obv. die flaw in field to left of bust, most with toning spots & a couple with small verdigris stains but all high grade with varying degrees of lustre, AEF to AUNC

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £400
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Lot 32

£2.27½ Face Value Pre-20 Silver, £1.25 face value pre-47 silver & 45 x silver threepences

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 33

Ireland, £3.65 Face Value Silver Coins comprising: 4 x halfcrowns: 1928(x2), 1934 & 1940; 20 x florins: 1928(x6), 1930, 1933(x2), 1935, 1939(x2), 1940(x4) & 1941(x4) & 23 x shillings 1928-1942 (no 1931/33/34/35/37), all .750 silver & all from circulation Fair to Fine except 1940 halfcrown lustrous VF; together with various CuNi coins: 3 x halfcrowns 1966(x2) & 1967, 3 x florins 1955, 1965 & 1968, 5 x shillings 1951(x2), 1954, 1959 & 1963 & 2 x threepences 1946 & 13 x farthings: 1949(x6) & 1953(x7), 3 x pennies 1933(x2) & 1950 various grades & 2 x halfpennies in Poor condition 1741 & 1775

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 34

4 x Crowns 1937 all with contact marks 1 x Fine & 3 x VF to GVF & USA 3 x silver dollars: 1889o Good/About Good, 1901o Fine & 1922 contact marks, scratches o/wise AVF

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £80
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Lot 35

Proof Set 1937, 15 coins farthing to crown in red leatherette CofI (in very good condition), bronze toning o/wise FDC

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 36

Gold Proof Set 1937, comprising £5, £2, sovereign & half sovereign, in original red leatherette CofI (in very good condition), toning spots & hairlines on half sovereign o/wise AFDC to FDC

Estimate: £2800-3500

Sold: £3800
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Lot 37

Half Sovereign 1908, minor contact marks, AFine

Estimate: £80-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 38

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 17 x UK proof sets: 1972(x3), 1973(x3), 1974(x3), 1975(x2), 1976(x3) & 1977(x3), in CofI, FDC; 3 x silver proof crowns 1977 with certs, in CofI, FDC, crown 1889 contact marks Fine; 13 x CuNi crowns: 1951 with cert, in BofI, 1953(x2), 1965(x3), 1977(x3) & 1980(x4), 3 x 'plastic' sets 1953, together with 2 x military cap badges: Cameron Highlanders & RAOC & other coins

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 39

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 150+ x 19th to 20th century foreign coins including 23 x silver (weight 72g) 50% holed or o/wise damaged, 56 x silver threepences Victoria YH to George VI, a small quantity of pre-Victorian silver coins, all holed or damaged, together with 5 x CuNi crowns: 1953 verdigris stains, 1977(x2) & 1981(x2), various medalets & a quantity of pre-decimal copper & bronze (weight 2kg)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £70
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Lot 40

2 x 'Coin Library' Albums containing a collection of English silver, bronze & CuNi coins including: 44 x silver threepences (approximately 50% pre-20), 19 x farthings, 50+ pennies, 5 x CuNi crowns: 1953(x2), 1965 & 1972(x2), silver & CuNi coins including £1.17½ face value pre-47 silver & £0.30p face value pre-20; all from circulation

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £60
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Lot 41

5 x Miscellaneous English Silver Coins comprising: Charles II fourpence 1679 Fair to VG, twopence 1676 VG to AFine, Anne shilling 1711, 4th bust, plain in angles, bust VG o/wise Fine to GFine & sixpence 1706 pitting on bust VG & George I sixpence 1717 roses & plumes, bust Poor o/wise VG

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £60
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Lot 42

Sovereign 1911, minor contact marks, VF

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £170
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Lot 43

Edward VII Crown 1902, edge nicks at 12 o'clock Fine+/AVF & florin 1910 contact marks AFine, together with Victoria halfcrown 1887JH sometime cleaned AVF/VF

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £50
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Lot 44

'Family Silver Collection 2007' comprising: £5 'Diamond Wedding', 2 x bimetallic £2 'Act of Union' & '200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade,' £1 'Millennium Bridge,' 50p 'Centenary of the Scout Movement' & Britannia £2; all sterling silver proofs, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 45

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 2 x crowns 1889, both with contact marks & edge knocks AFine, 3 x year sets: 1938 10 coins farthing to halfcrown, all from circulation, card mounted VG to Fine, 1966 8 coins halfpenny to halfcrown, card mounted VF or+ & 1953 10 coins farthing to crown, in a Sandhill case VF or+, 19 x halfcrowns various dates 1947 to 1967, CuNi £5 2012 'Diamond Jubilee' in a presentation pack., together with various foreign coins including: USA proof set 1987 5 coins 1 cent to half dollar, Falkland Islands 3 x CuNi 50p (crown-size) 2002 'Golden Jubilee' with certs, in CofI, BU, Gibraltar silver proof crown 2002 & 2 x £5 2004 & 2005 & other coins & 2 x silver bracelets, one made from 8 interlinked 'Mercury' dimes, other from 9 x silver threepences (1 x VictoriaJH & 8 x George V)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 46

Miscellaneous Lot including: 40+ x 18th to 20th century foreign copper & bronze coins (mostly 19th century) including Russia denga (half kopeck) 1734, 2 kopecks 1801 (Paul I) & 10 kopecks 1833, St Helena halfpenny 1821, Naples & Sicily 10 tornesi 1859; an Australian 1d token 'R Parker, Ironmonger, Geelong' (Victoria), Ireland brass coin weight 17dwt 8grs (26.9g) circa 1718, to weigh Spanish gold 8 escudos, together with sixpence 1927 AEF, £1 face value pre-47 silver, £0.50p face value pre-20 silver, 13 x brass threepences, all 1941 AUNC to UNC, 20 x CuNi crowns: 1951 in BofI (no cert), 1953(x4), 1965(x5), 1972(x2), 1977(x3), 1980(x2) & 1981(x3), a quantity of pre-decimal bronze, 8 x 18th/19th century halfpenny tokens, generally lower grades (one holed) & a Treasury note 10 shillings Warren Fisher, 1st issue E/66, numerous creases VG

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £260
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Lot 47

Victoria, 15 x Young head Shillings: 1838, 1858, 1859, 1866 die 31, 1871 die 21, 1873 die 131, 1874 die 13, 1874 die 16, 1877 die 9, 1878 die 53(?), 1878 die 55, 1879, 1880, 1885 & 1887 & 3 x 'Gothic' florins: 1871 die 4, 1883 & 1886, generally Fair to VG, revs better

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £140
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Lot 48

Miscellaneous English Silver Coins comprising: 2 x crowns: 1889 contact marks, blue tone Fine, 1935 VF, 2 x shillings, both 1884 VG & AFine, Maundy threepence 1800 VF to GVF, 9 x silver threepences & £0.60p face value pre-20 silver, together with 8 x crowns 1965, pre-decimal bronze, 2 x £2 1986 & 1989, £5 1993 & a few foreign coins including Southern Rhodesia sixpence 1932 Fine & Australia sixpence 1925 AFine

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £80
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Lot 49

Prussia, Gold 20 marks 1901A, 7.95g, .900 gold, VF

Estimate: £150-170

Sold: £160
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Lot 50

USA, Gold 5 Dollars 1895 'Coronet Head'.' 8.35g, .900 gold, good edge/surfaces VF/GVF

Estimate: £150-180

Sold: £160
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