Coins, Numismatic Books, Tokens and Historical Medals

Coins, Numismatic Books, Tokens and Historical Medals (21 & 24 March 2016) Catalogue Cover

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Bob Lyall

Bob Lyall

Bob Lyall has been a cornerstone with respect to research on the West Indies cut and countermarked series for many years. A major achievement was the publication of a very important booklet, West Indian Coinage – Some New Discoveries, by Spink in 1998. This work brought to light a significant...
Jeffrey Gardiner

Jeffrey Gardiner

Jeffrey Gardiner was born on 19 September 1940 and he and his twin brother Clive were educated at Fencehouses school, near Houghton-le-Spring, Co Durham. At the ago of 15 Jeff left to become an apprentice electrician in a nearby coal mine but mining was not his scene and, apprenticeship completed, h...
David Perry, OBE

David Perry, OBE

David Perry, born in Cheam, Surrey, on 17 June 1932, was educated at Blakesley House, Worcester Park and subsequently Sutton County Grammar school where, while in his teens and in the same year as the broadcaster and botanist David Bellamy, he decided to forge a career in forestry.Between 1951 and 1...
Fairlie Edith Mary Hopkin

Fairlie Edith Mary Hopkin

Fairlie Edith Mary Hopkin (1915-2015), legal secretary and personal assistant to Sir (Albert) George Allen, DSO, MC (1888-1956), co-founder of the well-known London solicitors Allen & Overy. Sir George was appointed private solicitor to the Prince of Wales and Wallis Simpson in 1935 on the recom...