British, Italian and World Coins, Commemorative Me... (16 & 17 June 2010) - Auction Report


Gross Total £491,960 (£590,352 including buyers’ premium)
Number of lots 1,472
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.48 and €1.19

Principal Lots
Lot no.

658-872 British Coins from an Old English Collection, £149,960 (£179,952)
307-339 Numismatic Books from the David Griffiths Library, £14,305 (£17,166)
1265 Victoria, Proof set, 1887, £9,500 (£11,400)
929 Patrick, Earl of Salisbury, Penny, Salisbury, £9,000 (£10,800)
790 George II, Proof Crown, 1746, £8,800 (£10,560)
661 Charles II, Crown, 1662, £8,200 (£9,840)
1267 Victoria, Proof set, 1893, £7,000 (£8,400)
798 George II, Proof Halfcrown, 1746, £6,200 (£7,440)
142-194 Medals Relating to Canals and Shipping, from the Stanley Holland Collection, £6,195 (£7,434)
1151 William IV, Proof Crown, 1831, £5,100 (£6,120)
1037 William III, Five Guineas, 1699, £4,800 (£5,760)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
Lot 65 The sitter is Dean Swift
Lot 126 The footnote should be disregarded
Lot 806 The coin has a grained edge
Lot 809 The coin has a grained edge
Lot 953 The symbol on the breast may be a quatrefoil from a broken punch, if so the reference is B & W VIII 3a
Lot 1050 The date is 1710

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
595, 596, 909, 1138 and 1197.