Coins, Tokens & Banknotes: Wednesday 11 February 2015 12:00PM

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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: £80-120

Sold: £160
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Lot 2

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: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 3

Edward the Confessor Silver Penny, hammer cross type, obv. EADPARRD REX, crowned bust facing right holding sceptre, rev. DEORMAN ON STENIC (Steyning, West Sussex) around short voided cross with each limb terminating in segment of a circle; full, round flan & full, clear legends with considerable original lustre, well struck GVF or+

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £350
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Lot 4

Henry I, Silver Penny, pellets in quatrefoil type, obv. HE(NRICVS)R, facing crowned bust holding sceptre, star in field to right, rev. A(E)LFPINE (ON LV)N around quatrefoil with star in centre & a row of 4 pellets along each limb, lis in each angle; obv. not struck up between 10 & 2 o'clock & correspondingly on rev. o/wise Fine or+

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 5

Elizabeth I, 5 x Silver Coins comprising: shilling 2nd issue, MM martlet, bust 3C, contact marks & scratches both sides, Fair/VG; 3 x sixpences: 1572 3rd/4th issue, MM ermine, obv. scratches, bust Fair+, rev. better Fine, 1601 7th issue MM 1, obv. struck slightly off-centre, light scratches on bust o/wise AFine to Fine, 1602 7th issue MM 2, bust Poor o/wise VG & threepence 1572 3rd/4th issue MM ermine, bust Poor o/wise VG

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £90
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Lot 6

James I Shilling 1st coinage MM lis, holed at 5 o'clock, bust worn Poor, rev. better AFine, half groat 2nd coinage MM rose, misstruck obv. legend, creased Fine; Charles I, 3 x shillings: MM crown, no inner circles, tiny piercing through centre, obv. scratches, 5.63g; MM triangle in circle, irregular flan, 5.76g & MM triangle in circle, clipped, 5.3g, all with weak busts but better revs & half groat bust issue, no inner circles, MM tun & Ireland, James I shilling, 1st coinage MM bell, bust weak, obv. scratches; generally Fair to VG unless o/wise graded

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 7

Ptolemaic Egypt, Ptolemy XII Silver Tetradrachm, obv. head of Ptolemy I, rev. eagle standing on thunderbolt, Paphos Mint (Cyprus), regnal year 13; 23mm, 12.1g, Fine or+

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £70
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Lot 8

Commonwealth Shilling 1651 MM sun, obv. lower half of English shield weakly struck & correspondingly on rev., o/wise an attractive coin with light golden tone in legends VF

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £450
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Lot 9

Netherlands, Overijssel City of Deventer, Silver 30 Stuivers (Daalder) 1686, MM sitting dog, obv. value below crowned arms & supporters, rev. knight with raised sword standing behind crowned shield of arms, date in legend; 15.66g, .906 silver, good edge & surfaces, Fine to GFine

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £90
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Lot 10

Austrian States, Archbishopric of Salzburg Silver Half Thaler Klippe, undated (circa 1593), issued by Prince-Archbishop Wolfgang Theodor von Raitenau 1587-1612; obv. WOLF: TEOD: D: G: AREPS: SAL: A: S: L .around ornate shield of arms surmounted by cross & galero (a wide-brimmed Archbishop's hat); rev. SANCTVS RVDBERTVS EPS SALZB around nimbate seated figure of St Rupert in episcopal regalia & holding crozier & salt cellar; 14.37g silver, on square klippe flan, lustrous VF to GVF

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £190
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Lot 11

Cnut Silver Penny, pointed helmet type, York Mint, moneyer Fargrim; obv. CNVT R EX ANG, bust facing left, sceptre with trefoil head, rev. FARGR M-O EOFRPI around voided short cross with two concentric circles at centre, broken annulet with pellet centre in each angle; this coin a rare variety with an extra pellet in two adjacent angles; full, round, well struck flan, attractively toned with underlying lustre, choice EF

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £390
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Lot 12

3 x Shillings: 1745 LIMA GFine, 1758 VF & 1787 no hearts, patchy tone & minor marks AVF, together with Anne sixpence 1711 bust VG o/wise Fine; all with similar blue/gold tone

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £130
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Lot 13

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, varying degrees of toning, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £480
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Lot 14

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, varying degrees of toning, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £480
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Lot 15

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, varying degrees of toning, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £480
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Lot 16

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, varying degrees of toning, UNC

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £480
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Lot 17

Victoria, 2 x Shillings: 1853 sometime lightly cleaned, obv. faint hairlines VF & 1856 rev. die flaws o/wise GVF/AEF

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £90
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Lot 18

Victoria Shilling 1865 die 41, obv. hairlines & faint die/flan flaws in field to left of bust o/wise lustrous prooflike virtually UNC

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 19

Victoria, 2 x Shillings: 1883 & 1884, generally good edges/surfaces, both AEF

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £150
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Lot 20

Victoria Shilling 1887 Young Head, generally good edge/surfaces, EF to GEF

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 21

Brunei, Proof Set 1990 comprising 6 x silver coins 1 sen to 1 dollar, in CofI, FDC, together with British India 20 x rupees: 1903, 1904(x10), 1905(x3), 1906, 1907, 1908, 1910(x2) & 1945 generally AFine to GFine

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £240
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Lot 22

USA Gold 20 Dollars 1922, Saint-Gaudens, 33.49g, .900 gold, contact marks, minor scuffs, AVF

Estimate: £550-600

Sold: £700
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Lot 23

USA Gold 20 Dollars 1922, Saint-Gaudens, 33.5g, .900 gold, minor contact marks, rim nicks AVF

Estimate: £550-600

Sold: £700
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Lot 24

USA Gold 20 Dollars 1924, Saint-Gaudens, 33.51g, .900 gold, trivial contact marks VF

Estimate: £550-600

Sold: £700
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Lot 25

USA Gold 20 Dollars 1924, Saint-Gaudens, 33.5g, .900 gold, trivial contact marks, lustrous GVF

Estimate: £550-600

Sold: £700
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Lot 26

Edward VII, Gold £5 1902, 40.02g, a few minor marks/hairlines & rev. rim nicks at 12 & 6 o'clock o/wise AEF

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1600
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Lot 27

Edward VII, Gold £2 1902, scratch on bust & a few light hairlines o/wise EF

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £550
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Lot 28

Canada Gold 10 Dollars 1913, 16.76g, .900 gold, minor contact marks/scuffs, rev. edge bump at 12 o'clock & other minor rim imperfections GVF/AEF

Estimate: £300-350

Sold: £340
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Lot 29

USA Gold 20 Dollars 1925, Saint-Gaudens, .900 gold, contact marks, minor scuffs AVF in a ringmount with hallmarked 18ct gold link chain, total weight of coin, mount & chain 60.3g

Estimate: £800-900

Sold: £1300
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Lot 30

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 180+ foreign coins including 57 x silver (weight 358g), 94 x UK CuNi crowns: 1953(x2), 1960, 1965(x8), 1972(x6), 1977(x62, including a mint roll of 20), 1980(x15), £0.40p face value pre-20 silver, £0.70p face value pre-47 silver & Alderney 4 x commemorative £2: 1989(x2) 'Royal Visit' & 1990(x2) 'Queen Mother's 90th Birthday' in plastic cases UNC

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £240
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Lot 31

George III Guinea 1788, 'spade' rev., hairlines & light scratches, good edge, 8.3g, Fine to GFine

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £380
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Lot 32

France, an Accumulation of Silver Coins comprising: 2 x 50 francs 1975, 1978; 2 x 20 francs 1934; 6 x 10 francs 1938, 1965(x3), 1970(x2), 11 x 5 francs 1873A Fine & 1875A blue tone VF, 1960(x4), 1961, 1962, 1963(x2) & 1967; 3 x 2 francs 1916 & 1919(x2); 12 x 1 franc 1915, 1916(x2), 1917(x2), 1918(x3), 1919(x2) & 1920(x2) & 7 x 50 centimes 1916, 1918(x2) & 1919(x4); total weight 505g, together with a further 120+ foreign coins

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 33

Britannia 4-Coin Silver Proof Set 2001 comprising: £2, £1, 50p & 20p, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 34

Britannia 4-Coin Silver Proof Set 2003 comprising: £2, £1, 50p & 20p, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 35

Proof Half Sovereign 1994, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-90

Sold: £150
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Lot 36

Proof Half Sovereign 1995, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-90

Sold: £140
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Lot 37

Proof Half Sovereign 1997, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-90

Sold: £150
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Lot 38

Proof Sovereign 2000, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £260
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Lot 39

Proof Sovereign 2006, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £240
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Lot 40

Gold Proof £1 2004, rev. Forth Rail Bridge, with cert, 19.6g, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £320-380

Sold: £380
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Lot 41

Gold Proof £2 1995, rev. Dove of Peace, 16g, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £300-350

Sold: £420
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Lot 42

Gold Proof 3-Coin Sovereign Collection 2003 comprising: £2 rev. 'DNA Double Helix' 15.98g, sovereign & half sovereign, limited edition of 2500 sets (this set No. 0217), with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £450-500

Sold: £620
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Lot 43

A Collection of 15 x UK Silver Proofs comprising: 2 x £5 2004 'Entente Cordiale' (one a piedfort); 4 x £2: 1995 (piedfort) 'United Nations,' 1996 'Football,' 2004 'Locomotive,' 2005 'Gunpowder Plot' & a 2 x £2 set 1997 & 1998 with different portraits of the Queen; 4 x £1: 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999(piedfort); 3 x 50p: 1997 (piedfort), 1998 'NHS' (piedfort) & 2000 'Libraries' (piedfort), with certs, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £240
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Lot 44

'The Queen's 80th Birthday Collection 2006,' 13-coin commemorative sterling silver set comprising: £5, £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p & 1p together with Maundy set 4p, 3p, 2p & 1p, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 45

13 x RM Proof Sets comprising: 1994 to 1999 inclusive, 2001 to 2004 inclusive, 2007 & 2008 in red leather cases, together with 2008 'Royal Shield of Arms' with certs, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £200
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Lot 46

Sovereign 2004, sealed in a RM presentation card BU, Alderney gold proof miniature £1 2005 'Trafalgar Bicentenary' rev. profile bust of Nelson, 13.9mm, 1.24g, .999 gold BU & Britannia silver 20p (1/10 oz) with cert BU

Estimate: £170-190

Sold: £200
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Lot 47

4 x Sets of Silver Proof £1 comprising: 4-coin piedfort set 1994-1997, 4-coin set 1999-2002, 4-coin piedfort set 2000-2003, all with heraldic revs & 5-coin set 2003-2007 revs 4 x bridges & 1 x Royal Arms; all with certs, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £120-150

Sold: £200
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Lot 48

Miscellaneous Lot comprising: 9 x CuNi £5: 1996, 1998, 1999(x2), 2000, 2003(x2), 2006 & 2008, 4 x £2: 1995, 1996, 2001 & 2007 & 2 x £1: 2000 (1st Day Cover 'National Botanical Garden of Wales) & 2008, all in presentation packs BU; silver proof crown 2002 with cert, in CofI, FDC; proof set 1970, BU set 2008, a 1951 crown & a sterling silver replica 10 shilling stamp 1951, 24g, in a presentation pack; Alderney commemorative hexagonal sterling silver £5 2007 'Diamond Wedding' 28.2g, in CofI, FDC, China 1oz .999 silver 10 yuan 2005 'Year of the Rooster,' fan-shaped, with cert, in CofI, FDC; Australia 'locket' dollar, 1 troy oz .999 silver, commemorating the 40th Anniversary of decimalisation, the centre of the coin contains a transparent perspex capsule containing miniature replicas of 6 pre-decimal Australian coins (halfpenny to florin), limited edition of 7500, issued by Perth Mint FDC & a RM 'Millennium' BU set 2000, 9 coins 1p to £5, contained in a metal 'Time Capsule,' with cert, BU

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £240
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Lot 49

25th Anniversary of Decimalisation 1996' silver proof set of circulating coins, 7 coins 1p to £1, with cert & booklet, in CofI, FDC, together with 2 x proof sets 2000 ('Executive' & 'De-Luxe'), no outer packaging, each 10 coins 1p to £5, with certs & booklet, FDC

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 50

Miscellaneous Silver Proof Coins & Commemorative Medals comprising: £5 2005 'Trafalgar.' Alderney £5 2005 'Prince Harry 21st Birthday,' Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey & Alderney) a set of 3 x £5 '150th Anniversary of the Death of the Duke of Wellington 1852-2002' colourised revs (battle scenes & portrait of Wellington), each 28.2g; Australia, Canada & UK 'The Accession Set' commemorating 50th anniversary of the Queen's accession 1952-2002 & comprising: UK £5, Canada dollar & Australia 50 cents(.999 silver); France & UK '100th Anniversary of the Entente Cordiale 1904-2004' comprising UK £5 & France 1½ euros (22.2g, .900 silver); 3 x commemorative medals: 'Golden Jubilee 2002' (38.6mm, 28.2g), 'Queen Mother's 80th Birthday 1980' (38mm, 26g) & 'Marriage of Charles & Camilla' 2005 (38.4mm, 28.2g); with certs, in CofI & all sterling silver unless o/wise indicated

Estimate: £120-150

Sold: £220
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