British and World Coins, Commemorative Medals, Num... (10 December 2009) - Auction Report


Gross Total £210,515 (£242,697 including buyers’ premium)
Number of lots 728
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.62 and €1.10

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1-77 British Coins from the Collection of the late Ray Harrod, £12,920 (£14,858)
78-123 British Pennies from the Collection of Robert Gray-Thompson, £6,680 (£7,682)
637 USA, Assay Office, Augustus Humbert, 50 Dollars, 1851 £6,500 (£7,475)
433 South Africa, Schalk Burger, Pond, 1902, £4,600 (£5,290)
564 Haiti, Proof set, 1967, £4,400 (£5,060)
169 Philip and Mary, Shilling, undated, full titles, £4,200 (£4,830)
516 Australia, NSW, Jamberoo, William Penny, 1855, £3,800 (£4,370)
709 India, Agricultural & Horticultural Society, Calcutta, gold award medal, 1841, £3,300 (£3,960)
347 George VI Proof set in gold, 1937, £3,200 (£3,680)
651 An extensive collection of coloured embossed coin postcards, £3,000 (£3,450)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
Lot 19 2 coins in lot, as described
Lot 66 The first coin is dated 1858, BMC 1518
Lot 76 4 pieces in the lot, as described
Lot 140 The mint may be Tamworth and the coin has been read as EADVLF MONE TAMEPO
Lot 169 Provenance: R.C. Lockett Collection, Part IV, Glendining Auction, 26-7 April 1960, lot 4087 (part), Clonterbrook Trust Collection, Glendining Auction, 7 June 1974, lot 142
Lot 373 There are five other hammered silver coins in the lot, 6 in total
Lot 440 The first date is 1932, not 1931
Lot 452 There are 4 coins dated 1938, 46 in total
Lot 544 Description should read 20, 10 and 5 Lepta, all 1900A
Lot 618 Coin has been pierced and plugged

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
256 and 345.