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Edward VI Shilling MDXLIX (1549), MM swan; second issue debased silver; obv. 'EDWARD VI' etc tall, narrow bust (5) with small crown, rev. 'TIMOR' etc around small oval garnished shield dividing ER; full round flan, most of legends clear, scratches in obv. field, bust & shield weak, overall VG, legends better

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 2

6 x English Hammered Silver Coins comprising: Edward III halfgroat, Treaty Period (1361-69), London Mint, annulet on breast, flat spots in legends, numerous obv. scratches VG/Fine & farthing
London Mint, ragged edge, chipped between 3 & 5 o'clock AVG/VG; Richard II halfpenny London Mint, rev. struck off-centre, AVG; Henry VI penny York Mint, Archbishop Kemp, crosses by hair & quatrefoil at rev centre, small rev. crack at end of one leg of cross o/wise Fine & farthing legends worn or missing & Henry VII penny, facing bust type York Mint, quatrefoil in rev. centre & two extra pellets Poor/VG, together with 2 x Roman coins: Vespasian silver denarius, rev. COS ?? Mars holding spear & trophy VG & Crispus centenionalis, rev. CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around wreath enclosing VOT X, STR followed by a crescent in ex. AVF

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £110
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Lot 3

Edward III Groat, Pre-Treaty period (1351-1361), London Mint, MM Cross 1; Lombardic 'M', closed 'C' & 'E; obv. EDW(ARD D G RE)X ANGL (Z FRA)NC D HYB parts of obv legend weakly struck & correspondingly rev. outer legend, good portrait Fine, parts better & penny fourth coinage, Pre-Treaty period, Durham Mint, rev. crozier, Lombardic 'M' closed 'C' & 'E' & 'R' with wedge-shaped tail; obv. EDWARDVS REX ANGLI, rev. CIVITAS DVNELMIE, portrait Fair o/wise AFine together with John penny, London Mint, rev. WALTER ON LV; rev. struck off-centre o/wise full, round flan with lustre traces, good portrait GFine or+

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 4

Elizabeth I Shilling, sixth issue MM Woolpack(?) minor contact marks; full, round flan & full, clear legends GFine or+, 2 x sixpences: 1591 sixth issue, MM Hand, holed at 12 o'clock, bust Fair o/wise VG & 1575 third/fourth issue MM Eglantine VG & penny London (Tower Mint) sixth issue, MM Crescent VG, together with Mary groat MM pomegranate, obv. most of legends discernible but no bust detail apart from crown, rev. a little better Poor/VG

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 5

James I, Gold Unite, second coinage, fifth bust, MM Plain Cross; slightly irregular flan but full weight at 9.92g, weakly struck in parts & rev. struck slightly off-centre, Fine to GFine

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £1400
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Lot 6

Roman Imperial, 12 x Silver Denarii: all different Emperors, comprising: Domitian rev. IMP XXI COS XVI CENS P P P Minerva standing left holding thunderbolt & spear, shield at side, surface marks; Trajan rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Dacian captive standing amidst arms, a few light scratches; Hadrian rev. COS III, 7 stars within crescent, edge striking cracks & small edge chip between 2 & 4 o'clock o/wise AFine; Antoninus Pius rev. TR POT XIX COS IIII Salus seated left feeding snake arising from altar; Diva Faustina Senior rev. CONSECRATIO Ceres holding torch; Lucius Verus rev. PAX (in ex.) TR P VI IMP IIII COS II Pax holding olive branch & cornucopia; Septimius Severus rev. P M TR P V COS II P P Pax enthroned holding olive branch & sceptre; Julia Domna rev. PIETAS PVBLICA Pietas, both arms raised, standing by altar Fine; Caracalla (as Caesar) rev. IMPERII FELICITAS Felicitas holding caduceus & supporting child on left arm GFine/Fine; Geta (as Caesar) rev. PONTIF COS 11 Geta holding globe & baton GFine/Fine; Elagabalus rev. LIBERTAS AVG Libertas holding pileus & rod, star in right field, edge crack from 6 o'clock to centre o/wise GFine; Severus Alexander rev. VIRTVS AVG Virtus seated on cuirass holding branch & sceptre; generally AVF to GVF or+ unless o/wise graded

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 7

Roman Imperial, 10 x Silver Denarii: Vespasian rev. (PON MAX) TR P COS VI Pax seated left holding olive branch AFine; Domitian (as Caesar) rev. no legend, horseman galloping right, obv. scratches Fine/VG; 5 x Trajan: revs (1) P M TR P COS III P P Justitia seated GFine/Fine, (2) S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Mars holding spear AVF/Fine (3) COS V S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIP Pax standing left holding olive branch, obv. scratches o/wise AVF (4) VESTA (in ex) COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Vesta, veiled, seated left holding Palladium & sceptre GFine to AVF (5) FORT RED (in ex.) P M TR P COS VI P P S P Q R Fortuna seated holding rudder & cornucopia AVF; 2 x Antoninus Pius: revs: (1) GENIO SENATVS Genius of the Senate holding branch & short sceptre VF (2) AVG PIVS P M TR P COS DES II Aequitas standing left holding scales & cornucopia VF to GVF & Septimius Severus rev. P M TR P XIII COS III P P Roma standing left holding Victory & spear AVF/Fine

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £260
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Lot 8

Roman Imperial, 6 x Silver Antoniniani: Caracalla rev. P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P Sarapis raising right hand & holding sceptre in left hand GVF/VF, 4 x Elagabalus: (1) rev. P M TR P II COS II P P Roma seated holding Victory & spear lustrous GVF/VF, (2) rev. FIDES EXERCITVS Fides Militum enthroned, holding eagle & standard, a second standard to left, scratches in obv field o/wise VF to GVF, (3) rev. FIDES EXERCITVS as (2) AVF & (4) SALVS ANTONINI AVG Salus feeding snake AVF Valerian Junior (billon) rev. PIETAS AVGG lituus, patera & other emblems of the priestly colleges AVF, together with 4 x silver denarii: Domitian rev. IMP XXII COS XVII CENS P P P Minerva holding spear, obv. surface deposits AVF/Fine, Trajan rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory holding wreath & palm, obv. scratch on bust, minor marks Fine/AFine, Marcus Aurelius rev. PROV DEOR TR P XVI COS III Providentia holding globe & cornucopia, area of corrosion in left rev field , Fine/AFine & Septimius Severus rev. INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH Dea Caelestis ("Celestial Goddess") holding thunderbolt & sceptre & seated on lion leaping over water GVF

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 9

Roman Imperial, 20 x Billon & Bronze Coins comprising: 10 x billon antoniniani: 2 x Gallienus (S10177 & S10242), Salonina (S10633), 2 x Victorinus (S11169) rev. star in left field & (S11185), Tetricus (S11249), Claudius II Gothicus (S11363), Aurelian (S11562), Vabalathus joint coinage with Aurelian (S11718), Probus (S11967); 2 x bronze post-reform radiates both Diocletian (S12833), 4 x billon folles: 2 x Maximinus (S14828 & S14863), Licinius (S15265) & Constantine I (S16032), 2 x billon centenionalis Constantine I (S16191) & Crispus (S16748), billon light maiorina of Constans Augustus (S18700) & bronze centenionalis Gratian (S20062); generally AFine to GVF or+

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 10

Roman Imperial, 4 x Brass Sestertii: Trajan rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI S C, Trajan brandishing spear on horse leaping over prostrate Dacian warrior (variant on S3204), pitted surfaces AFine; Antoninus Pius rev. IMPERA(TOR II) S C Fides standing right holding corn-ears & dish of fruit AFine/VG; Antoninus Pius rev. PIETATI AVG COS (IIII) S C Pietas standing left between two children, holding globe & supporting third child on left arm AFine; Marcus Aurelius rev. VOTA SVSCEP DECENN (II COS III) S C Marcus Aurelius sacrificing over tripod altar, obv. surface corrosion o/wise Fine/AFine

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £180
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Lot 11

Roman Imperial, 7 x Copper & Brass Coins comprising: Tiberius copper as, post-accession issue, rev. PONTIF MAXIM (TRIBVN POTEST XXIIII) around large S C Livia seated right holding patera & sceptre VG; Vespasian copper as, rev. S C eagle standing facing on globe, wings open (variant on S2362), surface pitting o/wise AFine; Vespasian copper as, rev. AEQVITAS AVGVSTI S C, Aequitas standing left holding scales & sceptre VG; Hadrian brass dupondius, rev. SAL(VS PV)BLICA S C , Salus-Fortuna standing left, foot on globe, holding patera & rudder Fine/VG; Antoninus Pius brass dupondius, rev. TR POT XXIIII COS IIII, Pietas standing facing between two children & holding two children, one on each arm, AFine; Antoninus Pius copper as , rev. TR (POT) COS III, caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae GFine & Philip I AE30 of Antioch (Syria), obv. laureate bust left, Greek legend AVTOK K MA IOVL FILLIPOS SEB, rev. veiled & turreted bust of City-goddess Tyche, ram running above ANTIOCHON METRO KOLO, AVG/VG

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 12

Egypt Gold 100 piastres AH1357 (1938), 8.5g, .875 gold; obv. bust of King Farouk, dig above lip & smaller mark on chin o/wise good edge & surfaces EF

Estimate: £150-170

Sold: £240
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Lot 13

Victoria Sovereign 1883M, minor surface marks, trivial edge imperfections, AVF

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £160
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Lot 14

Proof Sovereign 1979, no cert, in wallet of issue, FDC

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £180
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Lot 15

12 x Silver Proof Crowns 1977 'Silver Jubilee,' with certs, in CofI, FDC, together with 6 x sterling silver official RM issue Silver Jubilee commemorative medals by B Sindall, obvs Queen enthroned holding two sceptres, revs 'VIVAT REGINA' around Tudor rose within ornate septagonal shield, each 57mm, 87g, all with peripheral toning, in cases of issue BU & 6 x medals of the same design by B Sindall but gilt base metal, each 57mm, 96.2g, all in RM CofI, BU

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 16

Gold Proof Set 1937 comprising £5, £2, sovereign & half sovereign; light hairlines on all coins & tiny contact marks on king's cheek & on body of horse; in CofI (in very good condition) AFDC

Estimate: £2800-3500

Sold: £5800
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Lot 17

Victoria, 4 x Jubilee Head Sovereigns: 1888, 1889, 1890s & 1892s, contact marks, AFine

Estimate: £600-650

Sold: £650
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Lot 18

Victoria, 3 x Old Head Sovereigns: 1898, 1899 & 1900, contact marks, AFine

Estimate: £450-500

Sold: £480
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Lot 19

Victoria, 4 x Old Head Half Sovereigns: 1895 & 1900(x3), all with contact marks, AFine to Fine

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £320
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Lot 20

Edward VII, a Date Run of 9 x Sovereigns: 1902 to 1910 inclusive, all London Mint except 1904M, all with contact marks, AFine to AVF

Estimate: £1350-1400

Sold: £1400
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Lot 21

Edward VII, a Date Run of 9 x Half Sovereigns: 1902 to 1910 inclusive, all London Mint, all with contact marks, AFine to VF

Estimate: £650-700

Sold: £720
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Lot 22

Edward VII, 5 x Sovereigns: 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909 & 1910, all London Mint, contact marks, generally AFine to GFine

Estimate: £750-800

Sold: £850
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Lot 23

George V, 5 x Sovereigns: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914 & 1915, AVF to GVF

Estimate: £750-800

Sold: £800
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Lot 24

George V, 5 x Half Sovereigns: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914 & 1915, generally VF or+

Estimate: £375-400

Sold: £400
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Lot 25

George V, 5 x Half Sovereigns: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914 & 1915, generally VF or+

Estimate: £375-400

Sold: £400
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Lot 26

Victoria Sovereign 1887 Young Head, contact marks, hairlines & minor rim imperfections AVF, together with Edward VII half sovereign 1910 obv. hairlines & small surface metal flaws Fine+

Estimate: £220-250

Sold: £240
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Lot 27

George II, Half Guinea 1759, old laureate head, generally good edge & surfaces, AVF/VF

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £450
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Lot 28

George III, Half Guinea 1804, 7th laureate head with short hair, very minor flecking/hairlines o/wise good edge & surfaces AVF

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £420
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Lot 29

George III, Third Guinea 1804, 2nd laureate head with short hair, lustrous GVF to AEF

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £300
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Lot 30

Victoria, Sovereign 1900, light contact marks o/wise GVF

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £200
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Lot 31

Sovereign 1909, minor contact marks Fine & half sovereign 1912 VF

Estimate: £230-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 32

South Africa Gold Pond 1898, AFine

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £190
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Lot 33

3-Coin Gold Set 2009 comprising: sovereign, half sovereign & quarter sovereign; limited edition of 950 sets (this set 208), with cert, card-mounted in a Sandhill case & housed in a fitted wooden case BU

Estimate: £220-250

Sold: £300
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Lot 34

Proof Sovereign 2013, with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £160-180

Sold: £320
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Lot 35

10 x RM Proof Sets: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000(x2), 2001, 2003, 2004 & 2005, with certs, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 36

18 x Silver Proof £1 comprising: 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1994 - 2000 inclusive, 2005, 2006(x2), 2007, 2008 (piedfort) & 2011, together with 9 x silver proof 50p: 1993, 1994(2-coin set), 1997(2-coin set), 1998(x2, 'NHS' & '25th Anniversary of EEC'), 2000 & 2004 & 2-coin 5p set 1990; with certs, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £300
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Lot 37

7 x Silver Proof £5 comprising: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000 'Millennium,' 2000 'Millennium' with gilt highlights, 2001 & 2002, together with 8 x silver proof £2: 1986, 1994, 1995(x2 '50th Anniversary of UN' & '50th Anniversary End of WWII'), 1996, 1997, 1998 & 1999, with certs, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £240
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Lot 38

RM 'Premium' Proof Set 2013, 15 coins comprising: £5 ('Coronation'), 4 x £2 ('Guinea', 'Roundel,' 'Train' & standard bimetallic), 3 x £1 ('Royal Shield,' 'England' & 'Wales' floral emblems), 50p ('ironside) & standard 'shield reverse' 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p & 1p together with the CuNi 'Premium Medal' (38.1mm) illustrating advances in 'Minting Technology'; limited edition of 4000 sets; with cert, in fitted wood effect CofI, FDC

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 39

RM 'Premium' Proof Set 2014, 14 coins comprising: £5 'Queen Anne,' 3 x £2 ('Trinity House,' 'WWI' & standard bimetallic), 3 x £1 ('Royal Shield,' 'Northern Ireland' & 'Scotland' floral emblems), 50p 'Commonwealth Games' & standard 'shield reverse' 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p & 1p together with the CuNi 'Premium Medal' (38.1mm) illustrating engraving skills & the latest security techniques; limited edition of 4500 sets, with cert, in fitted wood effect CofI, FDC

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 40

RM Silver Proof Piedfort Collection 2007, 5 coins comprising: £5 ('Diamond Wedding'), 2 x £2 ('Act of Union' & 'Abolition of Slavery'), £1 ('Millennium Bridge') & 50p ('Scout Movement'), all piedforts; with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 41

2 x RM 'Executive' Proof Sets: 2010 13 coins comprising: £5 ('Restoration of the Monarchy'), 2 x £2 ('Florence Nightingale' & standard bimetallic), 3 x £1 ('Royal Shield,' 'London' & 'Belfast'), 50p ('Girl Guides' & standard 'shield reverse' 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p & 1p, with booklet & cert, in fitted wood effect CofI, FDC & 2011 14 coins comprising: £5 ('Prince Philip's 90th Birthday'), 3 x £2 ('Mary Rose,' 'King James Bible' & standard bimetallic), 3 x £1 ('Royal Shield,' 'Edinburgh' & 'Cardiff'), 50p ('WWF') & standard 'shield reverse' 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p & 1p) with booklet & cert, in fitted wood effect CofI, FDC

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 42

A Collection of 40 x Sterling Silver Proof Coins in the 'Lady of the Century' series honouring the Queen Mother, issued in the 1990's by UK, Channel Islands & various Commonwealth countries, majority crown-size, total gross weight approximately 1100g; all with certs, in Westminster case, FDC

Estimate: £300-350

Sold: £300
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Lot 43

A Commemorative Gold Coin Presentation Cover ' 150th Anniversary of the Victoria Cross,' First Day issue September 2006 including 2 x gold proof 50p 2006, each 26.3g; cover signed by Bill Speakman-Pitt VC; limited edition of 450; in black Westminster leatherette wallet, BU

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £980
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Lot 44

Double Silver Proof Set 2008, 'Emblems of Britain' & 'Royal Shield of Arms' each set 7 coins 1p to £1, in adjacent perspex cases, with certs, in fitted RM case, FDC

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 45

A Commemorative Gold Coin Presentation Cover 'Diamond Wedding 2007,' First Day Stamp Issue including gold proof £5 2007, in black Westminster leatherette wallet, with cert, BU

Estimate: £650-750

Sold: £720
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Lot 46

A Commemorative Gold Coin Presentation Cover 'Diamond Wedding 2007,' First Day Stamp Issue including gold proof £5 2007, in black Westminster leatherette wallet, with cert, BU

Estimate: £650-750

Sold: £720
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Lot 47

A Commemorative Gold Coin Presentation Cover 'Queen's 80th Birthday 2006,' First Day Stamp Issue including gold proof £5 2006, in black Westminster leatherette wallet, with cert, BU

Estimate: £650-750

Sold: £720
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Lot 48

A Commemorative Gold Coin Presentation Cover 'Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade' 2007,' First Day Stamp Issue including gold proof £2 2007, in black Westminster leatherette wallet, with cert, BU

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 49

RM Silver Proof Set 2009 'History of the Royal Navy - Ships & Captains' comprising 6 x silver proof £5 (3 x Guernsey, 2 x Jersey & 1 x Alderney), all different reverses (HMS Victory, Golden Hind, nelson, Drake etc) & each with a colourised White Ensign at 12 o'clock on rev., with cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £120
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Lot 50

Alderney, a Set of 4 x Silver Proof £5 2009 commemorating the '50th Anniversary of the Mini,' revs depict the Mini in different locations (Carnaby Street, Monte Carlo Rally etc), each coin 38.6mm, 28.2g, sterling silver; with booklet & cert, in CofI, FDC

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £110
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