Ancient, British and World Coins, Tokens, Jetons, Medals and Books (2 & 3 April 2014)

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Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd April 2014

Sold for £11,000

Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000

Australia, Victoria, Sovereign, 1886m, shield rev. (M 67; S 3854). Very minor surface marks, otherwise about as struck, very rare £10,000-12,000

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Slabbed in NGC holder, graded MS 62.

The inferior example in the ‘Bentley’ Collection sold for £7,400; a comparable specimen appeared last month in the ‘George’ collection