A Private Collection of Sovereign Cases

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Date of Auction: 26th November 2019

Sold for £130

Estimate: £90 - £100

A circular silver sovereign case, with horseshoe design to the coin catch, monogrammed to the front, by Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd, Birmingham, 1895, with silver Albert; and another similar, with engraved scroll decoration to the exterior, by the same makers, Birmingham, 1895, with silver Albert, first case diameter 33.5mm, Albert length 48cm; second case diameter 30mm, Albert length 32cm. £90-£100

Condition Report

General wear throughout.
First: case weight 30.5gm, Albert 51.1gm.
Second: case weight 18.4gm, Albert 33.4gm.