British Coins and Numismatic Books (21 June 2012) - Auction Report


The auction was preceded by one minute's silence in memory of the late Laurence Brown (1931-2012).

Gross Total £373,840 (£448,608 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 942
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.57 and €1.24

Principal Lots
Lot no.

412-516 The 'Bellamy' Collection of English Halfcrowns, £80,895 (£97,074)
301-411 The Late Jim Sazama Collection of Medieval Coins (Part III), £28,180 (£33,816)
843 Victoria, Sovereign, 1841, £13,000 (£15,600)
555 Anglo-Saxon, Thrymsa, York type, c. 640-60, £10,000 (£12,000)
682 Oliver Cromwell, Broad, 1656, £8,000 (£9,600)
463 Victoria, Halfcrown, 1839, £7,800 (£9,360)
554 Anglo-Saxon, Thrymsa, Crispus type, c. 660-80, £7,000 (£8,400)
501 Edward VII, Halfcrown, 1905, £6,800 (£8,160)
950 Ireland, John (as Lord), Halfpenny, Downpatrick, £6,200 (£7,440)
572 Eadgar, Penny, Bust Crowned type, East Anglian style, £4,600 (£5,520)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
555 PAS: SWYOR-62B752; EMC 2012.0025
705 The date is 1746
717 The date is 1797
751 The edge has been pierced and plugged, not the coin surface itself
843 Slabbed by NGC, graded MS 61

The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
774