British Coins (16 & 17 September 2014) - Auction Report

Gross Total £611,670 (£734,004 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 996
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.62 and €1.25

Principal Lots
Lot no.

2001-2228 British Coins from the Collection formed by Arthur M. Fitts III, £113,005 (£135,606)
2755-2824 A Fine Collection of Scottish Coins, £54,780 (£65,736)
2229-2272 Coins of the Carlisle Mint from the Collection of Peter Cherry, £24,980 (£29,976)
2518 Charles I, Shrewsbury mint, Halfcrown, 1642, £19,000 (£22,800)
2475 Elizabeth I, First issue, Half-Pound, £18,000 (£21,600)
2533 Charles I, Richmond issue, an uncut strip of 12 Farthings, £18,000 (£21,600)
2233 Scotland, David I, Penny, Quadrilateral on Cross Fleury type, Carlisle, £14,000 (£16,800)
2180 George III, a unique group of five trials for the obverse of the Halfcrown, 1817, ex Pistrucci, Murdoch and Ferrari, £13,000 (£15,600)
2273-2312 The late Jim Sazama Collection of Medieval Coins (Part XIII), £12,145 (£14,574)
2787 Scotland, James VI, Fifth coinage, Thistle Noble, £12,000 (£14,400)
2540 Charles I, First issue, Halfcrown, £9,500 (£11,400)
2333 Viking coinages, St Peter Penny, ex Robinson, Grantley and Lockett, £8,000 (£9,600)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
2128 The date is 1732, edge SEXTO (ESC 117)
2150 This is a mixed date set, Fourpence and Twopence, 1784, Threepence 1780, Penny 1786
2233 There are two coins of this type in the BM and a third was in the Michael Anderson Collection, as well as a cut Halfpenny, making a total of 7 specimens known in all
2235 One of only two specimens known
2541 The provenance should be disregarded
2767 The references are SCBI 35, 638; B2, fig. 445; S 5194
2771 7 coins in the lot, as described
2830 The reference is SCBI BM 12, same dies
2972 The penny in the last ‘set’ is dated 1925

The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
2334