Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals

Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (24 & 25 April 2019) Catalogue Cover

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Named Collections

Dr John Hulett

Dr John Hulett

John Hulett was born in Birmingham on 26 August 1929, the only son of Arthur Hulett and his wife Hilda, nee Flint. They lived at Hall Green, moving to Shirley in 1936 and then to St Albans in 1942 to enable his father to work at his firm’s head office.Educated at Shirley College and St Albans...
Sven Gahlin

Sven Gahlin

Sven Gahlin, the world-renowned art historian, was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 24 May 1934 but when he was six months old his parents moved to England, where Sven lived for the rest of his life. Returning to Sweden for holidays after 1945, the collection of Rembrandt and Durer prints owned by his...

Special Collections

The ‘Merchant of the Islands’ Collection of Admiral Vernon Medals

The ‘Merchant of the Islands’ Collection of Admiral Vernon Medals

Admiral Vernon medals were issued beginning with Admiral Edward Vernon’s capture of theSpanish treasure port of Porto Bello on November 21, 1739. This war was the result of years of depredations on British shipping by the Sp...
A Small Collection of Ancient Coins, the Property of a Gentleman

A Small Collection of Ancient Coins, the Property of a Gentleman

The coins in this small collection were all acquired on the New York market in the late 1950s, from Coin Galleries, Hans Schulman, Henry Christensen and other dealers of that era, and have not been available for study since that t...