Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (13 May 2015) - Auction Report

Gross Total £212,305 (£254,766 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 732
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.57 and €1.38

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1257-1288 The Collection of Engraved Coins formed by the late Richard Law (Part II), £10,770 (£12,924)
1629-1679 British Horticultural and other Medals from the Collection of James Spencer, £7,465 (£8,958)
1706-1731 A Collection of Medals and Tokens relating to S.M.S. Emden, the property of a Gentleman, £7,435 (£8,922)
1031 Eugenius, Miliarense, Trier, 392-4, found in Wiltshire, £4,000 (£4,800)
1109 Oliver Cromwell, Halfcrown, 1658, £3,400 (£4,080)
1289-1298 Coin Scales, the property of a Gentleman, £3,290 (£3,948)
1330 India, Republic, Pattern 2 Rupees, 1982, Pan-Asian Games, £2,400 (£2,880)
1103 Charles I, Bristol mint, Halfcrown, 1644, ex Adams, £2,000 (£2,400)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
1006 Provenance: Found on an early Roman military site in Somerset
1039 6 coins in the lot, as described
1048 RSC 139 is the plate coin. Provenance: RIC 69 G.R. Arnold Collection, Glendining Auction, 21 November 1984, lot 218 (part)
1081 Revised description: UNINSCRIBED SERIES, Dobunni, Quarter-Stater, Sunburst Little Horse type, degraded portrait, spike with three large pellets and sun motif superimposed, rev. triple-tailed and annulate horse right, two pellet and annulet rings above, uncertain motif (foal?) below, 1.32g/11 (cf. ABC 2009; cf. BMC 2942ff; cf. VA 1010; S 375). Nearly very fine, very rare £400-500
1129 The obverse has been tooled
1204 The second coin has also been mounted
1232 The first coin is 1696C, the fourth coin is dated 1709
1297 There are 16 weights, not 14
1504 There is one 1783 coin in the lot, total 3 pieces
1580 One token in the lot, as described
1624 21 pieces in the lot, as described
1707 37 struck

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
1021, 1072, 1341, 1398, 1399, 1400, 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409 and 1410