Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Paper Money

Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Paper Money (7 & 8 December 2015) Catalogue Cover

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Named Collections

David Brandon Griffiths

David Brandon Griffiths

David Griffiths was born in Conway, North Wales, on 8 November 1940, moving to London when he was five. Like many expatriates, he became very keen to retain his links with his mother country, and in addition to representing it at athletics in sprint events, he realised how interesting it was to link...
James N Spencer

James N Spencer

James Spencer was born in 1946 into a family of auctioneers based at Retford, Nottinghamshire. The family firm, Henry Spencer & Sons, founded in 1840, bore the name of his great-grandfather. James' father, Rupert Spencer, had developed the fine arts side of the firm, so James grew up in an atmos...
Robinson S Brown, Jr

Robinson S Brown, Jr

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on 6 May 1917, Robinson Swearingen Brown Jr, or 'Robbie' to his many friends, was the grandson of George Garvin Brown (1846-1917), a pharmaceutical salesman who, with his half-brother John Thompson Street Brown Jr, established J.T.S. Brown & Bro., whiskey blenders a...
Ronald A Ward

Ronald A Ward

I was born in New York City in 1929 and moved to Larchmont and Mamaroneck, NY, when I attended elementary and high schools. At the time, portions of these suburbs were quite wooded and I became interested in natural history. Consequently I attended scout camp and became an assistant in the nature lo...