The Collection of Engraved Coins formed by the late Richard Law

Date of Auction: 13th May 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £120 - £150

Countermarked issues: London, read lloyd’s penny sunday times on George III, Penny, 1797 (Scott 22.28 var. 1); lloyd’s weekly newspaper three pence post free/purchase number one of lloyd’s last new penny publication on George III, Penny, 1797 (Scott 22.28 var. 3); lloyd’s weekly newspaper 3d post free on George III, Penny [1806-7] (Scott 22.28, var. 4); lloyd’s weekly newspaper 3d post free/purchase number one of lloyd’s last new penny publication on George III, Halfpence (2) [1806-7] (Scott 22.28, var. 5 and variant); lloyd & co tea importers 141 aldersgate st london on George III, Penny, 1797 (Scott 22.29); r. savage cheesemonger 28 white chapel on George III, Penny, 1797 (Scott 22.53); thomas 104 blackman street boro cutler on George III, Penny, 1797 (Scott 22.62a); borwick’s baking powder on France, 10 Centimes, 1858 (Scott 22.202); empire immense success theatre on France, 10 Centimes (2), 1855, 1864bb (Scott 22.210A); empire theatre/immense success on France, 10 Centimes, 1856bb (Scott 22.210B); pears’ soap on France, 10 Centimes (4), 1854a, 1855d, 1861a, 1861k, and 5 Centimes, 1855bb (Scott 22.218ff); janus trade mark on Victoria, Penny, 1893; votes for women on George V, Penny, 1911; Oxford, robinson cutler razor maker oxford on George III, Penny, 1797 (Scott 28.4b), crown robinson oxford cutler on George III, Halfpenny, [1806-7] (Scott 28.4c); Sheffield, joseph haywood & co sheffield on Victoria, Penny, 1862 (Scott –); Southwell, simpson southwell on George III, Halfpenny, 1807 (Scott –); FRANCE, epicerie moderne poitiers on Victoria, Penny, 1876h; other countermarked coins (15), including tobacco pipes (6), dandy on bicycle (on Victoria Halfpenny, 1862), elephant (cf. Scott 123.68), bee, rosette (2) and Dharmacakra symbol [40]. Varied state £120-150

Footnote

Provenance: Scott 22.29 and 22.53 bt in Birmingham July 1998; Scott 22.62a bt A. Judd September 1998; Scott 28.4b bt in Wakefield January 2002; Scott 28.4c bt in York January 1990; Southwell bt in Wakefield February 2004; Sheffield bt in York January 2004