Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens, Jetons,... (2 & 3 April 2014) - Auction Report

Gross Total £649,755 (£779,706 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,713
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.66 and €1.20

Principal Lots
Lot no.

78-178 British Coins from the Collection originally formed by the late Arthur Lainchbury, £106,870 (£128,244)
861-1070 Coins, Tokens and Medals of the Caribbean from the late Raymond Brandon Collection, £70,595 (£84,714)
1296-1417 World Tokens from the Collection formed by Allan Vayle (Part II), £28,850 (£34,620)
1197 Jamaica, Authority of November 1758, Doubloon, ex Brandon, £25,000 (£30,000)
179-273 The late Jim Sazama Collection of Medieval Coins (Part XI), £23,695 (£28,434)
550-571 Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of Neil Beaton, £16,530 (£19,836)
352 Elizabeth I, Sixth issue, Pound, £12,000 (£14,400)
1098 Australia, Victoria, Sovereign, 1886M, shield reverse, £11,000 (£13,200)
102 Charles I, Oxford mint, Unite, 1643, ex Lockett, £9,500 (£11,400)
1292 Venezuela, Republic, Half-Bolivar, 1889, £8,500 (£10,200)
15 Egypt, Ptolemy II, Octodrachm, Alexandria, £8,000 (£9,600)
301 Kings of East Anglia, Æthelweard, Penny, £8,000 (£9,600)
403 William and Mary, Five Guineas, 1691, elephant and castle, £8,000 (£9,600)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
138 There is a tiny jeweller's mark below the bust
451 Date is 1820, ESC 219
525 Additionally, the Sovereign in the lot is not a Proof
578 The reference is S 5407
1291 The coin has been removed from a swivel mount
1356 There is no Lyall 317 in the lot, total 24 pieces
1371 Revised description: CHIMOIO, H.E. Davis, uniface cast brass Shilling, 24mm (Hern 146b); Banco Nacional Ultramarino, Vila Pery, uniface brass, 40mm, no. 98 (Hern 376b); LUABO, Sena Sugar Estates Ltd, Marcaçao de Trabalho, brass, 26mm (Hern 510a), Pagamento Homem Angurus, brass 4 Units, 32mm (Hern 514a), Pagamento Homem Prazos, brass 3 Units, 32mm (Hern 516b); MACONDES, Serviço de Aguas Aos, brass, 20mm (Hern 504a); MADAL, Societé du Madal, square brass 20 Centavos, 24mm (Hern 554b); TETE, Antonio José Correia da Silva, nickel 1,000 Réis, 36mm, bracteate brass 20 and 10 Réis, 33 and 27mm (Hern 144a, 144d, 144e) [10]. Generally very fine but Madal with light scratches, this and some others extremely rare £400-600
1701 One silver medal, one bronze medal in the lot
1702 One silver medal, one bronze medal in the lot

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
420, 749, 1141, 1221 and 1232