Coins, Numismatic Books, Tokens and Historical Med... (21 & 24 March 2016) - Auction Report

Gross Total £905,125 (£1,086,150 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,440
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.41 and €1.26

Principal Lots
Lot no.

15-84 Coins of Charles I from the Lyall Collection (Part II), £76,680 (£92,016)
196-303 A Collection of Shillings, Charles II to Edward VII, the property of a Gentleman, £71,730 (£86,076)
304-481 A Collection of Maundy Coins and Sets, Charles II to Elizabeth II, the property of a Gentleman, £45,385 (£54,462)
85-195 A Collection of British Silver and Copper Coins, 1662-1758, the property of a Cambridge Scholar, £38,335 (£46,002)
686 William and Mary, Five Guineas, 1692, elephant and castle, £26,000 (£31,200)
699 Anne, Five Guineas, 1714, £26,000 (£31,200)
698 Anne, Five Guineas, 1709, £20,000 (£24,000)
706 George I, Five Guineas, 1717, £20,000 (£24,000)
1137 South Africa, Paul Kruger, Threepence, 1898, in gold, £19,000 (£22,800)
682 James II, Five Guineas, 1688, £18,000 (£21,600)
482-527 A Good Group of Victorian Florins, 1849-1901, the property of a Gentleman, £17,390 (£20,868)
1219-1267 British Tokens from the Collection of the late David Perry, £15,165 (£18,198)
867 George V, Proof set, 1911, £14,000 (£16,800)
890 Ireland, Henry VI, Groat, Cork, unpublished and unique, £14,000 (£16,800)
634 Elizabeth I, Milled coinage, Pattern Threepence, 1575, by D. Anthony, mm. mullet, £12,000 (£14,400)
687 William and Mary, Five Guineas, 1694, elephant and castle, £12,000 (£14,400)
869 George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £12,000 (£14,400)
673 Charles II, Five Guineas, 1684, £10,000 (£12,000)
625 Elizabeth I, Sixth issue, Pattern Shilling, by C. Anthony, mm. key, £9,500 (£11,400)
847-848 Edward VIII Coins and Related Ephemera from the estate of the late Miss Fairlie Hopkin, £9,500 (£11,400)
870 George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £9,500 (£11,400)
1172-1218 Numismatic Books from the Library of the late Jeffrey Gardiner, Darlington (Part I), £8,945 (£10,734)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
35 This is a coin of Oxford
315 All four coins have normal legends and stops
487 The slab grade is MS 62
521 The slab grade is AU 58
585 The catalogue illustration is incorrect
650 The reference is Sharp F5/1
759 The coin has been removed from a mount and repaired
943 The last coin is a contemporary forgery
1080 The coin is a 10 Lire, KM. C49.2
1095 Revised estimate: £1,500-2,000
1401 Revised estimate: £100-150

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
969, 975, 1162 and 1372