Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens and Comme... (11 February 2015) - Auction Report

Gross Total £529,530 (£635,436 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 709
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.52 and €1.34

Principal Lots
Lot no.

345-430 A Group of 20th Century Royal Mint Proof-Record Coins, ex Melbourne Mint Museum, £178,110 (£213,732)
161 George V, Pattern Crown, 1910, by A.G. Wyon, in gold, ex Hamilton-Smith, Vaughan Morgan, Duveen and Dabney Thompson, £120,000 (£144,000)
647-693 A Collection of Olympic Games Medals, the property of a Gentleman, £23,215 (£27,858)
374 Greece, Republic, Proof set, 1930, 20 Drachmai to 5 Drachmai, £13,000 (£15,600)
32-80 The late Jim Sazama Collection of Medieval Coins (Part XV: Final), £11,980 (£14,376)
426 Saudi Arabia, Hejaz and Nejd, Abd al-Aziz ibn Sa'ud, Proof set, 1929, Riyal to Quarter-Ghirsh, £10,000 (£12,000)
111 Charles I, Shrewsbury mint, Halfcrown, 1642, ex Morrieson, £9,000 (£10,800)
156 Victoria, Proof set, 1893, Crown to Threepence, £7,800 (£9,360)
157 Victoria, Proof set, 1893, Crown to Threepence, £7,500 (£9,000)
372 Egypt, Farouk, Proof set, 1937, 20 Piastres to 2 Piastres, £6,500 (£7,800)
408 Lebanon, Republic, Proof 10 Piastres, 1961, £6,500 (£7,800)
347 Eire, Proof set, 1939, Halfcrown to Farthing, £6,000 (£7,200)
653 Winter Olympic Games, Chamonix, 1924, a bronze Participant's medal, £6,000 (£7,200)
346 Elizabeth II, Proof set, 1954, Halfcrown to Farthing, £5,500 (£6,600)
345 George VI, Proof set, 1947, Halfcrown to Sixpence, £5,200 (£6,240)
359 Cyprus, George VI, Proof set, 1938, 18 Piastres to 1 Piastre, £5,200 (£6,240)
361 Cyprus, George VI, Proof set, 1949, 2 Shillings to Half-Piastre, £5,200 (£6,240)
370 Egypt, Fuad I, Proof 20, 10 and 5 Piastres, 1933, £5,000 (£6,000)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
120 Slabbed in PCGS holder, graded AU 58
122 Slabbed in PCGS holder, graded AU 58
123 Slabbed in PCGS holder, graded MS 61
143 The reference is S 3853B
206 The first coin, of Lincoln, is excluded. Total 11 pieces
216 The coin of Ilger is excluded. Total 5 pieces
484 The coin has been scratched on obverse
491 The coins have been glued into the box as issued

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
173, 451, 479 and 558