Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals, Paper Money and Numismatic Books

Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals, Paper Money and Numismatic Books (14 - 16 June 2017) Catalogue Cover

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Colin Boismason

Colin Boismason

My interest in coins began during my National Service. I had been working in the hospital aboard HMS Cheshire. Our ship was deployed to carry troops back from the Suez Canal Zone. This gave me the opportunity to collect a few coins from each port of call, stretching from Gibraltar to Hong Kong. When...
David Young

David Young

I cannot remember a time when I was not collecting coins or tokens. Like many, my interest began with coins taken from change and the foreign coins which my Father brought back from his overseas trips. I was also fortunate that Fred Baldwin was a family friend who gave me books and coins, together w...
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...
Major John Crooks

Major John Crooks

John Joseph Crooks (1842-1928), from co Laois, was a member of the Army Service Corps during the Ashantee War, 1873-4, being promoted from Staff Sergeant to Assistant Commissary on 8 September 1873. He later became a Deputy Commissary with the rank of Major, and served as Colonial Secretary for Sier...