Celtic, British and World Coins, Jetons, Numismati... (7 December 2011) - Auction Report


Gross Total £347,885 (£417,462 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 889
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.55 and €1.17

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1-182 The Matthew Rich Collection of Celtic Coins, £89,505 (£107,406)
264 Elizabeth I, gold Pound, mm. tun, £9,800 (£11,760)
354 George IV, Pattern Crown, 1820, by G. Mills for R. Whiteaves, £8,500 (£10,200)
92 Trinovantes, Dubnovellaunus, gold Stater, £6,200 (£7,440)
307 George II, Proof Crown, 1746, £6,000 (£7,200)
254 Henry VI, Pinecone-Mascle issue, Noble, London, £5,500 (£6,600)
379 Victoria, Proof Crown, 1839, £5,500 (£6,600)
551 Ireland, Pattern Sixpence, 1927, by P. Morbiducci, in nickel-silver, ex Bole, £5,000 (£6,000)
99 Catuvellauni, Andoco, gold Stater, £4,800 (£5,760)
552 Ireland, Pattern Sixpence, 1927, by P. Morbiducci, in copper, ex Bole, £4,600 (£5,520)
248 Richard II, Noble, London, £4,500 (£5,400)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
43 Celtic quarter-stater: incorrectly numbered as Lot 231
240 Second coin is class 3de, SCBI North 1012
307 Coin has possible traces of mounting
310 Coin has possible traces of mounting
328 The references are ESC 1225A, S 3746
439 The date is 1910
504 The fifth coin is a Halfpenny, not a Penny
505 The fifth coin is a Halfpenny, not a Penny
534 Second coinage farthing: incorrectly numbered as Lot 535
727 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded MS 62

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
119, 257, 297, 326, 338, 579, 691, 737, 830, 863