Coins and Historical Medals (3 November 2020) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £354,820 (£439,977 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 815
Sell-through rate: 96.9%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.29 and €1.11

Principal Lots
Lot no.
28. Eustace Fitzjohn, Penny, York, Phase 7, found at Thornton-le-Dale 2020, £24,000 (£29,760)
315-445. The Antony Scammell Collection of Roman Coins (Part II), £21,320 (£26,437)
820. Austria, Medal of Civil Merit awarded to Edward Mann, 1888, £15,000 (£18,600)
69. William and Mary, Five Guineas, 1691, £11,000 (£13,640)
27. Stephen and Matilda, Penny, York, Phase 6, found near Lincoln 2017, £10,000 (£12,400)
116. Victoria, Proof Five Pounds, 1887, £10,000 (£12,400)
189-224. British Coins from the Collection of a Decorated Korean War Veteran, £9,735 (£12,071)
782-819. A Collection of French Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman, £8,590 (£10,652)
572. Carausius, Denarius, London, found at Cheriton 2020, £7,500 (£9,300)
573. Carausius, Denarius, London, £7,000 (£8,680)
29. Henry III, Short Cross coinage, round Halfpenny, class VII, London, found in Norfolk 2020, £5,500 (£6,820)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
228. 5 other coins in the lot, total 7 pieces
414. 5 coins in the lot, as described
668. These are mostly Chinese, not Thai
717. The medal has a hairline crack at the lower right
734. The weight is 121.74g
757. The size is 61mm, the weight 8.58g
786. The weight is 23.36g

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
42, 60, 62, 63, 70, 73, 76, 78, 84, 91, 95, 101, 108, 109, 114, 117, 118, 123, 124, 126, 127, 129, 133, 136, 141, 142, 176, 178, 179, 247, 248, 283, 303, 586 and 587