Irish Coins & Historical Medals (11 March 2020) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £242,395 (£300,570 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 530
Sell-through rate: 97%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.29 and €1.14

Principal Lots
Lot no.
1-106. A Collection of Irish Coins, the property of a Gentleman, £81,265 (£100,769)
262-500. A Collection of Irish Historical Medals, the property of a Gentleman, £53,855 (£66,780)
107-172. Irish Coins from the Michael Gietzelt Collection, £51,120 (£63,389)
27. Edward IV, Second Crown coinage, Groat, Dublin, £17,000 (£21,080)
243. Free state, VIP Proof Florin, 1934, £10,000 (£12,400)
162. James II, Pewter coinage, Proof Crown, 1690, in silver, ex Manville, £8,500 (£10,540)
81. Charles I, Cork, Shilling, 1647, £5,500 (£6,820)
105. Eire, Proof Sixpence, Threepence and Penny, 1950, £5,500 (£6,820)
507. Athlone, Galway and Sligo Taken, 1691, a silver medal by J. Smeltzing, £5,500 (£6,820)
274. Pacification of Ireland, 1691, a silver medal by D. Drapentier, ex Koch, £4,800 (£5,952)
154. James II, Gunmoney coinage, Proof Halfcrown, 1690 May, in silver, £4,600 (£5,704)
502. Battle of the Boyne, 1690, a silver medal by R. Arondeaux, £4,600 (£5,704)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
238. The footnote should be disregarded
288. The artist is uncertain
289. The artist is uncertain

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
247 and 530