Coins and Historical Medals (12 & 13 February 2020) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £351,290 (£436,000 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 1,321
Sell-through rate: 90.1%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.30 and €1.20

Principal Lots
Lot no.
167-216. British Copper and Bronze Coins from the Hiram Brown Collection (Part IV), £33,185 (£41,149)
1-106. English Coins from the Collection of the late Dr John Hulett (Part XV), £28,530 (£35,377)
107-166. English Coins from the Collection of the late Peter Spurdens, £17,790 (£22,060)
1049-1153. The Don Kenefick Collection of Historical Medals, £15,605 (£19,350)
259. Robert of Gloucester, Penny, Shaftesbury, £8,500 (£10,540)
198. Victoria, Penny, 1874H, £6,000 (£7,440)
413. Victoria, Proof Crown, 1847, £6,000 (£7,440)
251. Offa, Penny, Light coinage, London, found near Royston, £5,500 (£6,820)
957. St Kitts-Tortola, Double Island issue, Eighth-Dollar, £4,400 (£5,456)
179. Victoria, Penny, 1847, £4,200 (£5,208)
314. Charles I, Chester mint, Halfcrown, ex Bridgewater House, £3,400 (£4,216)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
48. The reference is S 2096
326. The references are Cooke 790, BMC 431
413. The metal content is not pure silver, contrary to the information in ESC
431. The edge is plain, ESC 3303 [1786]
545. 2 coins in the lot, as described
575. The first coin is 1758
604. The first coin is old head
746. 16 coins in the lot, not 17
882. Coin has possibly been removed from a mount
1005. The first two items are luggage tags
1330. The item in this lot all belonged to Harold Wilson

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
328, 345, 350, 414, 448, 570, 572, 574, 589, 598, 603, 888 and 1202