British and World Coins (21 June 2011) - Auction Report


Gross Total £639,845 (£767,814 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 840
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.62 and €1.12

Principal Lots
Lot no.

421 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pond, 1874, coarse beard, £180,000 (£216,000)
420 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pond, 1874, fine beard, £70,000 (£84,000)
459 South Africa, Threepence, 1898, in gold, £48,000 (£57,600)
467 South Africa, Schalk Burger, Pond, 1902, £31,000 (£37,200)
1-65 The Collection of Sixpences formed by the late Alfred Bole (Part IV), £15,870 (£19,044)
287 Victoria, Proof set, 1887, £12,500 (£15,000)
70 Hiberno-Norse, Anlaf Sihtricsson, Penny, York, £9,500 (£11,400)
560 Egypt, Mahmud II, 10 Qirsh, AH 1223/29, £6,800 (£8,160)
431 South Africa, Paul Kruger, Half-Pond, 1893, £5,200 (£6,240)
516 South Africa, Republic, Proof 50 Cents, 1965, English, £5,000 (£6,000)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
10 Delete ‘all’ in first line of description
83 This coin has some surface damage
115 The coin is cracked
146 The reference is Besly 2Ae
153 The coin is second bust; estimate £80-100
545 The coin has edge damage on the obverse
606 This coin is a Proof, Prid. 329

The following lots were offered under the Investment Gold scheme:
420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 467, 533, 534, 535, 538, 539, 540, 546, 555, 561, 562, 564, 565, 566, 571, 575, 576, 584, 594, 599, 603, 609, 610, 634, 635, 641, 644, 647, 650, 651, 652, 654, 658 and 667

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
159, 170, 171, 172, 174, 178, 182, 186, 198, 201, 211, 212, 227, 267, 272, 273, 478, 569 and 629