Coins, Paper Money, Tokens and Historical Medals (8 & 9 June 2016) - Auction Report

Gross Total £645,060 (£774,072 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,609
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.44 and €1.27

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1-216 A Collection of English Hammered Coins, the property of a Cambridge Scholar, £132,790 (£159,348)
297-496 A Collection of British Milled Coins, the property of a Gentleman, £57,430 (£68,916)
1281-1429 British Tokens from the Collection formed by the late Neil Todd, £29,070 (£34,884)
751 Victoria, Proof set, 1887, £26,000 (£31,200)
755 George V, Proof set, 1911, £14,000 (£16,800)
999-1094 A Collection of Ancient Coins, the property of a Gentleman, £13,190 (£15,828)
497-561 A Collection of Shillings, George III to George V, the property of a Gentleman, £11,310 (£13,572)
761 George VI, Proof set, 1937, £5 to Half-Sovereign, £11,000 (£13,200)
831 Ireland, Free State, Pattern Halfcrown, 1927, by P. Morbiducci, in bronze, £11,000 (£13,200)
217-273 Pennies of the Durham Mint, from the Collection of Ray Robinson, £9,510 (£11,412)
648 George II, Proof Crown, 1746, £7,000 (£8,400)
1594 Russia, Establishment of the Colony of New Serbia, 1754, a silver medal by T. Ivanov, £6,000 (£7,200)
598 Charles I, Oxford mint, Unite, 1643, £5,000 (£6,000)
752 Edward VII, Proof set, 1902, £5,000 (£6,000)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
219 The evidence suggests that some of the coins of this class may have been struck in a collar, producing a round flan with raised edges
320 The reference is S 3498
469 The date is 1881, Freeman 342, BMC 1829, S 3956
602 Two other specimens struck from the same reverse die, both in much inferior condition, have been previously published (BDW Auction 4, 16 March 1994, lot 286, and Patrick Finn FPL 6, Winter 1996, 352)
605 The dies are Bull 668, Allen B-7 and Brooker 1142. The footnote should be disregarded
791 The reverse is from the same die as Lot 787

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
571, 825, 890, 1185 and 1534