British and World Coins from the Dr George de Brui... (17 November 2011) - Auction Report


Gross Total £630,130 (£756,156 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 258
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.58 and €1.16

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1-223 The Dr George de Bruin Collection, £584,920 (£701,904)
156 Orange Free State, Pattern Kroon, 1887, in silver, with British East Africa countermark, £145,000 (£174,000)
157 Orange Free State, Pattern Kroon, 1887, in copper, £92,000 (£110,400)
225 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pond, 1874, fine beard, £38,000 (£45,600)
168 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Crown, 1874, in copper, £36,000 (£43,200)
181 South Africa, Paul Kruger, Pond, 1898, with '99' overstamp, £32,000 (£38,400)
166 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Pond, 1874, in bronze, £22,000 (£26,400)
170 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Halfcrown, 1874, in copper, £22,000 (£26,400)
169 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Crown, 1874, in copper-gilt, £21,000 (£25,200)
171 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Halfcrown, 1874, in copper-gilt, £15,000 (£18,000)
4 Alfred the Great, Penny, London, portrait type, £12,000 (£14,400)
167 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Crown, 1874, in aluminium, £11,000 (£13,200)
172 South Africa, Thomas Burgers, Pattern Halfcrown, 1874, in aluminium, £11,000 (£13,200)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
23 Reference is Besly 3E; disregard the provenance
82 The second coin is a Florin, 1901
97 The coin has been mounted
111 The coin is of Gelderland
135 The first coin is a 50 Cents
138 The first coin is dated 1783
195 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded AU 55
196 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded AU 58
197 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded MS 62
198 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded AU details
199 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded MS 62
200 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded AU 58
202 Slabbed in NGC holder, graded MS 64
240 There are 9 Pennies of 1898, 11 coins in total

The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
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