Important British and World Coinsxx (30 September 2009) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £578,075 (£664,786 including buyers’ premium)
Number of lots 1421
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.59 and €1.09

Principal Lots
Lot no.

3001-3676 The Collection of British Coins formed by Dave Wallis, £236,290 (£271,734)
3936-4212 Scottish Coins from the Collection of Roderick Macpherson, £86,280 (£ 99,222)
3677-3726 The 'Kyoto' Collection of English Silver Crowns, £32,750 (£37,663)
3727-3814 The Collection of James I and Charles I Farthings formed by Tim Everson, £16,030 (£18,435)
4379 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pond, 1874, coarse beard, £16,000 (£18,400)
4415 USA, Two-and-a-Half-Dollars, 1826, £12,000 (£13,800)
4297 Australia, George V, Penny, 1930, £8,800 (£10,120)
3820 Hiberno-Norse Vikings, Sihtric, Penny, £7,500 (£8,625)
4232 Scotland, James VI, Third coinage, 16 Shillings, 1581, ex Faculty of Advocates, £5,200 (£5,980)
4241-4269 Irish Gunmoney from the Collection of Maurice Bull, £4,750 (£5,463)
4086 Scotland, Mary, Testoon, 1553, £4,500 (£5,175)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
3008 The third-party grade is MS63
3021 This is third bust, ESC 94, S 3472
3295 The date is 1848/7, ESC 1693B
3331 The Penny in the 1886 set is dated 1858
3801 E 167 has been pierced
3823 The coin has been bent and straightened
3871 An 18th century cast, probably made to the order of Thomas Hollis (1720-74). See Lessen, SNC December 2006, p.327
4386 The variety is double shaft, Hern Z36, KM. 8.2

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
3339, 3589, 3908 and 4118.