British and Scottish Coins, Numismatic Books (5 December 2012) - Auction Report


Gross Total £309,150 (£370,980 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 937
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.61 and €1.23

Principal Lots
Lot no.

146-306 English Hammered Coins from a Private Collection, £61,535 (£73,842)
660-779 The Michael and Elizabeth Stewart Collection of Scottish Coins, £51,300 (£61,560)
66-145 The Late Jim Sazama Collection of Medieval Coins (Part V), £14,305 (£17,166)
758 Scotland, William II, Pistole, 1701, ex Murray, £9,500 (£11,400)
491 Anne, Two Guineas, 1711, £8,500 (£10,200)
467 James II, Five Guineas, 1688, £7,800 (£9,360)
541 George IV, Pattern Crown, 1825, £7,500 (£9,000)
1-65 Coins from the Corringham (Essex) Hoard, 2009 – Part II, £7,405 (£8,886)
328 Coenwulf, Penny, Canterbury, £4,600 (£5,520)
453 Oliver Cromwell, Crown, 1658, £3,500 (£4,200)
658 Elizabeth II, Crown, 1965, satin finish, signed by the artist, £3,300 (£3,960)
649 George V, Proof Crown, 1935, error edge, £2,900 (£3,480)
454 Oliver Cromwell, Halfcrown, 1658, £2,500 (£3,000)
293 Commonwealth, Shilling, 1660, £2,400 (£2,880)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
148 This is an Annulet issue/Rosette-Mascle issue mule
167 The mintmark is sun and rose no.3, S 2157
169 This is a First coinage Groat of Henry VIII
186 This is an Irish Shilling, MDLII, mm. harp (S 6494)
266 The references are Bull 617/1, Morr. G-1, SCBI Brooker 911, N 2429
267 The references are N 2464, S 2986
390 The reference is Whitton 26c
399 Provenance: From the Moergestel (Netherlands) Hoard, 1971; Glendining Auction, 11 July 1990, lot 290
411 This is a Regular issue, N 1747, S 2258
445 New description: Exeter mint, Crown, mm. rose, 28.80g/11h (Besly C3; SCBI Brooker 1011; N 2532; S 3055). Pierced and plugged and a little weak in places, otherwise very fine or better, toned £300-350. Provenance: SNC December 2007 (1279)
459 The coin has two small drill marks either side of the crown by the date. Provenance: P. & M. Jones Collection, Mark Rasmussen FPL 22, January 2012 (C 71)
500 Provenance: S.R. Naish Collection; Lord Hamilton Collection, Spink Auction 3, 21 February 1979, lot 400
565 This coin is not a Proof
803 The mint is Waterford, the reference is S 6268
938 The first date is 20 April 1993

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
587 and 790