Ancient, British and World Coins, Numismatic Books (9 December 2010) - Auction Report


Gross Total £382,960 (£459,552 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,070
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.57 and €1.19

Principal Lots
Lot no.

919 South Africa, Paul Kruger, Pond, 1898, ‘99’ overstamp, £80,000 (£96,000)
1-183 The Collection of Sixpences formed by the late Alfred Bole (Part II), £39,790 (£47,748)
920 South Africa, Paul Kruger, Half-Pond, 1893, £26,000 (£31,200)
184-330 A Collection of Farthings, the Property of a Gentleman, £22,215 (£26,658)
472 Elizabeth I, Sixth issue, Fine Sovereign, £8,500 (£10,200)
558 George II, Five Guineas, 1753, £5,200 (£6,240)
640 William IV, Proof Crown, 1831, £4,000 (£4,800)
723 Edward VII, Halfcrown, 1905, £3,700 (£4,440)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
8 The date is MDL
227 The Cooke reference associated with E 100b should be ignored
437 Is a coin of class I (N 1703; S 2194)
490 This is Morr. C-4, this coin
491 This is SCBI Brooker 765, same obv. die
711 No 1890 coin in the lot, 4 pieces in total
756 7 coins in the lot, as described
757 The Maundy Fourpence is missing
798 The coins of Elizabeth I are Sixpences
882 This is a 50 Pfennigs for use on the cruiser Emden and is published in white metal
979 The fifth item is Low 97, not 96

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
198 and 362