British, Irish and Scottish Coins (29 September 2010) - Auction Report


Gross Total £972,835 (£1,167,402 including buyers’ premium)
Number of lots 899
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.58 and €1.16

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1448-1870 The Collection of Sixpences formed by the late Alfred Bole (Part I), £343,985 (£412,782)
2095 Henry VII, Sovereign, ex Ernest Carter, £160,000 (£192,000)
1871-1927 British Milled Gold Coins from an Old English Collection, £115,400 (£138,480)
1945-2072 The Michael Watson Collection of British SIlver Coins, £47,320 (£56,784)
2103 Elizabeth I, continental imitation of a Ryal, ex Viscount Astor, £44,000 (£52,800)
1628 Charles I, Sixpence, Scarborough, ex Virgil Brand and Richard Lockett, £42,000 (£50,400)
1861 Edward VIII, Pattern Sixpence, 1937, £34,000 (£40,800)
1871 Oliver Cromwell, Broad, 1656, £24,000 (£28,800)
1928-1944 Countermarked Dollars, property of the late Lt-Cdr W.E. McLaughlin, £24,000 (£28,800)
2147 George III, Pattern Guinea, 1761, by J.S. Tanner, £13,000 (£15,600)
2074 Hiberno-Norse Vikings, Anlaf Guthfrithsson, Penny, Raven type, York, £12,000 (£14,400)
2181 George III, Pattern Crown by W. Wyon, 1817, £12,000 (£14,400)
2275 George V, Pattern Crown by A.G. Wyon, 1910, £12,000 (£14,400)
2185 George IV, Proof Five Pounds, 1826, £11,000 (£13,200)
1895 George II, Guinea, 1739 EIC, £10,000 (£12,000)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
2089 The bust has ‘chain mail’ on one side of the breast (Greenhalgh 1/5; N 1287; S 1641)
2103 This is a continental imitation (Brown/Comber B1; SCBI Schneider 890, same rev. die; Thompson, NC 1941, no.11, O6/R6, possibly struck in Amsterdam)
2118 cf. Bull 597/4, rev. die differs

The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
2044