Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (15 & 16 March 2017) - Auction Report

Gross Total £1,434,145 (£1,720,974 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 1,407
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.22 and €1.14

Principal Lots
Lot no.

1-62 British Coins from the Collection formed by Major William Tapp, MC, £333,155 (£399,786)
415 Victoria, Five Pounds, 1839, £170,000 (£204,000)
363 William III, Five Guineas, 1701, £95,000 (£114,000)
528 George V, Proof Crown, 1935, in gold, £70,000 (£84,000)
63-219 A Comprehensive Collection of Maundy Sets, Charles II to Elizabeth II, £52,490 (£62,988)
20 Charles II, Guinea, 1663, elephant below, £46,000 (£55,200)
280 Edward V, Angel, found at Tolpuddle (Dorset) 2016, £42,000 (£50,400)
27 Anne, Half-Guinea, 1703 Vigo, £40,000 (£48,000)
385 George II, Five Guineas, 1746 Lima, £36,000 (£43,200)
359 William and Mary, Five Guineas, 1694, elephant and castle, £26,000 (£31,200)
364 William III, Five Guineas, 1701, £26,000 (£31,200)
845-985 19th Century Silver Tokens from the Collection formed by Duncan Pennock, £22,750 (£27,300)
32 George II, Five Guineas, 1729 EIC, £22,000 (£26,400)
541 George V, Proof Set, 1911, £18,000 (£21,600)
742-844 Tokens from the late David Griffiths Collection (Part VII), £17,590 (£21,108)
7 Edward IV or V, Angel, ex Montagu, Huth and Ryan, £16,000 (£19,200)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
429 The catalogue illustration is of Lot 432
432 The catalogue illustration is of Lot 429
711 The lot includes a Maundy Fourpence, 13 pieces in total
721 The 1905 Shilling is not in the lot
732 The penultimate issuer is Richard Scaife
733 The Wilkinson tokens are BW. 42, N 1061 has been pierced and plugged
753 Additional footnote: The wife's initial is G, not as postulated by Boon
766 The token is pierced
785 The last reference should be D 9B
995 There are 15 tokens in the lot, as described
1376 The date is 1807

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
82 and 1400