Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals, Paper Money and... (14 - 16 June 2017) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £959,640 (£1,151,568 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 2,412
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.27 and €1.14

Principal Lots
Lot no.
1-235. British Coins from the Collection formed by Steve Clarke, £128,130 (£153,756)
1838-2092. A Collection of Coins of the Ottoman Empire, formed by a Gentleman Deceased, £91,735 (£110,082)
306-347. A Fine Collection of Britannia Groats, the property of a Lady, £41,400 (£49,680)
236-305. British Coins from the C.J. Boismason Collection (Part II), £33,280 (£39,936)
348-482. A Collection of Maundy Sets, the property of a Late Collector, £32,535 (£39,042)
890-1016. The Collection of Southwark 17th Century Tokens formed by the late Cole Danehower (Part I), £28,235 (£33,882)
710. George II, Five Guineas, 1738, £24,000 (£28,800)
483-553. The Collection of Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals formed by Major John Crooks, £21,555 (£25,866)
1017-1076. British Tokens from the Collection formed by the late Jeffrey Gardiner (Part II), £20,980 (£25,176)
2249. South Africa, George VI, Proof set, 1939, £13,000 (£15,600)
877. George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £12,000 (£14,400)
1130-1214. Tickets and Passes of London from the David Young Collection (Part I), £11,785 (£14,142)
1663. Royal Academy of Arts, gold medal by T. Pingo Jr, awarded to George Dawe, 1803, £11,000 (£13,200)
878. George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £9,500 (£11,400)
310. William IV, Pattern Britannia Groat, 1836, in gold, £8,500 (£10,200)
315. Victoria, Proof Groat, 1837, £8,500 (£10,200)
879. George VI, Proof set, 1937, in gold, £8,500 (£10,200)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
93. The coin has a small edge crack at 6 o’clock
458. The 1885 Threepence is a currency issue
558. New description: Stater, British A [Westerham type], devolved head of Apollo, rev. disjointed horse left, pellets above, coffee-bean behind, large pellet and zig-zag exergue below, 6.39g/11j (ABC 2430; BMC 1-23; VA 230; S 21). Good very fine £600-800
1321. The piece has a bronze core
1466. The second coin is 1843/34
1663. The case is not original
1682. The additional reference is BHM 2624
1994. The coin has been pierced and plugged
2252. Footnote: A limited edition of 30 sets. Each coin struck with the extra initials GRC (Gold Reef City) beneath the springbok

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
248, 432, 570, 783, 1119, 1327, 1331, 1332, 1619 and 2269