The Collection of Engraved Coins formed by the late Richard Law

Date of Auction: 11th February 2015

Sold for £460

Estimate: £120 - £150

Miscellanea, Worn silver blanks (9): 24mm (C.B. Borne Decr. 25th 1769/B.B. Obit 18th June 1782 Æ 37); 28mm (X.L.N.T. 14th February 1797, Battle of St Vincent); 25mm (Matthew Turner, Hetton Rutland, May 6th 1811/Lord’s Prayer); 25mm (D.B. Died 29th Decr. 1822 Aged 70 Years); 30mm (St. Sebastiaen binnen Loo/ain het grootst getal schotters 5 Junius 1842); 25mm (W.W./sailing ship); 24mm (Bob to Mary/battleship, HMS Excellent); 23mm (To Mother from Will/battleship, Britain’s Glory); 25mm (J.A.R./bird) [9]. Varied state, some of very competent work and charming style £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: Second bt January 2011; third bt M. Crofts January 2007; fourth bt Cambridge Coins November 2008.

X.L.N.T. = HMS
Excellent (Capt. Cuthbert Collingwood), which suffered a total of 23 casualties in the Battle of St Vincent, including 11 fatalities.


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