Coins and Historical Medals (13 - 15 September 2017) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £1,174,585 (£1,409,502 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 2,228
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.35 and €1.13

Principal Lots
Lot no.
1190. Victoria, Proof set, 1839, £220,000 (£264,000)
1-332. Coins and Historical Medals from the Collection formed by the late Revd. Charles Campbell, £144,380 (£173,526)
333-539. English Coins from the Collection of the late Dr John Hulett (Part I), £135,235 (£162,282)
1191. Victoria, Proof set, 1887, £32,000 (£38,400)
1889-1968. Coins of France from the Collection of the late Tony Merson, £25,395 (£30,474)
613-708. A Collection of Maundy Sets, 1660-1814, the property of a Lady, £22,970 (£27,564)
2207. USA, Kentucky, Philip Myddelton, Halfpenny, 1796, £15,000 (£18,000)
1703-1797. Roman Coins from the Steve Clarke Collection, £13,800 (£16,560)
709-759. A Collection of Maundy Sets, the property of a Gentleman, £13,450 (£16,140)
1029. George IV, Proof Crown, 1826, £12,000 (£14,400)
1303-1335. Anglo-Gallic Coins from the Collection of the late Tony Merson, £10,115 (£12,138)
1156. Edward VII, Halfcrown, 1905, £10,000 (£12,000)
1167. George V, Proof Five Pounds, 1911, £10,000 (£12,000)
1195. George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £9,500 (£11,400)
1649-1677. Roman Coins from the Collection of Philip Cox, £9,140 (£10,968)
940. George II, Five Guineas, 1729 EIC, £9,000 (£10,800)
1196. George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £9,000 (£10,800)
871. Charles II, First issue, Double Crown, £8,500 (£10,200)
1678-1702. The Chris Rudd Collection of Bronze Age and Roman Coins, £8,390 (£10,068)
1537-1575. British Educational Award Medals from the Collection formed by the late T.H. Watts, £8,165 (£9,798)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
311. Sold as viewed
388. The coin has a small split, not a surface crack
467. The date is 1643
488. The references are Besly D24, SCBI Brooker 1041-2. Provenance: ‘Warwick’ Collection of Hammered Crowns, DNW Auction 67, 28 September 2005, lot 347
517. The first coin has been mounted
717. If working from a printed catalogue ignore the previous sentence about a 1766 Maundy set
1190. The reference is WR 278
1539. The size of the medal is 49mm
1560. The medal is of the Bath Humane Society (Founded 1805) and the first three sentence sin the footnote are not directly relevant
2168. The reverse countermarked with an uncertain mark; WR countermark partially defined and different from those recognised as official. Sold as viewed

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
1249, 1267, 2135 and 2232