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394 Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence, Maundy Fourpence, Threepence and Twopence, the Penny a standard issue (this UNC with some tone spots) other coins nFDC-FDC, the Two Pounds with some minor nicks, the silver nicely matched, the Halfcrown with a very small tone spot on the rim, in the red octagonal dated case, this in excellent condition £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence, Maundy Fourpence, Threepence and Twopence, the Penny a standard issue (this UNC with some tone spots) other coins nFDC-FDC, the Two Pounds with some minor nicks, the silver nicely matched, the Halfcrown with a very small tone spot on the rim, in the red octagonal dated case, this in excellent condition Click to Enlarge London Coins : Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign, Half Sovereign, Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence, Maundy Fourpence, Threepence and Twopence, the Penny a standard issue (this UNC with some tone spots) other coins nFDC-FDC, the Two Pounds with some minor nicks, the silver nicely matched, the Halfcrown with a very small tone spot on the rim, in the red octagonal dated case, this in excellent condition Click to Enlarge
414 Proof Set 2008 Royal Shield of Arms in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins) along with Proof Set 2008 Emblems of Britain in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins), this set previously listed on the Royal Mint website as the 'Completer Set', housed along side each other in the Royal Mint Box, a spectacular and eye-catching set, Total weight 6.42 oz. of platinum, with the original promotional leaflet showing the Emblems of Britain set sale price of £4995, FDC in the box of issue with certificates and booklets £5,500 - £6,500 London Coins : Proof Set 2008 Royal Shield of Arms in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins) along with Proof Set 2008 Emblems of Britain in Platinum One Pound to One Penny (7 coins), this set previously listed on the Royal Mint website as the 'Completer Set', housed along side each other in the Royal Mint Box, a spectacular and eye-catching set, Total weight 6.42 oz. of platinum, with the original promotional leaflet showing the Emblems of Britain set sale price of £4995, FDC in the box of issue with certificates and booklets Click to Enlarge
476 The 2016 United Kingdom Gold Proof Set an 8-coin set Spink PGC18 comprising Five Pound Crown 2016 Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday, Two Pounds (5) 2016 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, 2016 World War I, William Shakespeare 2016 Comedy - All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare 2016 Tragedy - What a Piece of Work is a Man, William Shakespeare 2016 History - The Hollow Crown, One Pound 2016 The last Round Pound, Fifty Pence 2016 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings all in gold an impressive set FDC in the wooden box of issue with certificate and booklet , number 29 of just 150 sets issued £6,000 - £7,500 London Coins : The 2016 United Kingdom Gold Proof Set an 8-coin set Spink PGC18 comprising Five Pound Crown 2016 Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday, Two Pounds (5) 2016 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, 2016 World War I, William Shakespeare 2016 Comedy - All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare 2016 Tragedy - What a Piece of Work is a Man, William Shakespeare 2016 History - The Hollow Crown, One Pound 2016 The last Round Pound, Fifty Pence 2016 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings all in gold an impressive set FDC in the wooden box of issue with certificate and booklet , number 29 of just 150 sets issued Click to Enlarge London Coins : The 2016 United Kingdom Gold Proof Set an 8-coin set Spink PGC18 comprising Five Pound Crown 2016 Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday, Two Pounds (5) 2016 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, 2016 World War I, William Shakespeare 2016 Comedy - All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare 2016 Tragedy - What a Piece of Work is a Man, William Shakespeare 2016 History - The Hollow Crown, One Pound 2016 The last Round Pound, Fifty Pence 2016 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings all in gold an impressive set FDC in the wooden box of issue with certificate and booklet , number 29 of just 150 sets issued Click to Enlarge
478 The Gold Proof Pattern Collection an impressive eight coin One Pounds Gold Proof Collection containing the four beasts and the four bridges issues in an eight coin blue velvet presentation box FDC with certificates £3,500 - £4,500 London Coins : The Gold Proof Pattern Collection an impressive eight coin One Pounds Gold Proof Collection containing the four beasts and the four bridges issues in an eight coin blue velvet presentation box FDC with certificates Click to Enlarge London Coins : The Gold Proof Pattern Collection an impressive eight coin One Pounds Gold Proof Collection containing the four beasts and the four bridges issues in an eight coin blue velvet presentation box FDC with certificates Click to Enlarge
512 United Kingdom 2017 Gold Proof Set a five-coin set comprising Five Pounds (2) 2017 Centenary of the House of Windsor (mintage 884), 2017 1000th Anniversary of the Coronation of King Canute (mintage 284), Two Pounds (2) 2017 Aviation of the First World War (mintage 634), 200th Anniversary of the Death of Jane Austen (mintage 884), Fifty Pence 2017 300th Anniversary of Isaac Newton's Report on 'The Valuation of the Guinea' (mintage 634) an extremely eye-catching set, all FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, number 064 of only 100 sets assembled £5,500 - £6,500 London Coins : United Kingdom 2017 Gold Proof Set a five-coin set comprising Five Pounds (2) 2017 Centenary of the House of Windsor (mintage 884), 2017 1000th Anniversary of the Coronation of King Canute (mintage 284), Two Pounds (2) 2017 Aviation of the First World War (mintage 634), 200th Anniversary of the Death of Jane Austen (mintage 884), Fifty Pence 2017 300th Anniversary of Isaac Newton's Report on 'The Valuation of the Guinea' (mintage 634) an extremely eye-catching set, all FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, number 064 of only 100 sets assembled Click to Enlarge London Coins : United Kingdom 2017 Gold Proof Set a five-coin set comprising Five Pounds (2) 2017 Centenary of the House of Windsor (mintage 884), 2017 1000th Anniversary of the Coronation of King Canute (mintage 284), Two Pounds (2) 2017 Aviation of the First World War (mintage 634), 200th Anniversary of the Death of Jane Austen (mintage 884), Fifty Pence 2017 300th Anniversary of Isaac Newton's Report on 'The Valuation of the Guinea' (mintage 634) an extremely eye-catching set, all FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, number 064 of only 100 sets assembled Click to Enlarge
516 World War I 100th Anniversary 2016 - A History in Coins, Five Pound Crowns a 6-coin set in Gold Spink PGC19 comprising 2016 Heroes and Famous Figures - Jack Cornwell VC, 2016 Armed Forces and Support Services - The Army, 2016 Social and Cultural Impact - Poetry and Language, 2016 Technology, Machinery and Weaponry - The Dreadnought, 2016 Conflicts and Battles - The Somme, 2016 Conflicts and Battles - Jutland FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, an impressive and rare set, only 25 sets produced which is an extremely low mintage which perhaps can be put into context by comparison with the 1935 Gold Crown of which 25 were struck and these can realise £60,000 to £70,000 for just one coin. £11,000 - £13,000 London Coins : World War I 100th Anniversary 2016 - A History in Coins, Five Pound Crowns a 6-coin set in Gold Spink PGC19 comprising 2016 Heroes and Famous Figures - Jack Cornwell VC, 2016 Armed Forces and Support Services - The Army, 2016 Social and Cultural Impact - Poetry and Language, 2016 Technology, Machinery and Weaponry - The Dreadnought, 2016 Conflicts and Battles - The Somme, 2016 Conflicts and Battles - Jutland FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, an impressive and rare set, only 25 sets produced which is an extremely low mintage which perhaps can be put into context by comparison with the 1935 Gold Crown of which 25 were struck and these can realise £60,000 to £70,000 for just one coin. Click to Enlarge London Coins : World War I 100th Anniversary 2016 - A History in Coins, Five Pound Crowns a 6-coin set in Gold Spink PGC19 comprising 2016 Heroes and Famous Figures - Jack Cornwell VC, 2016 Armed Forces and Support Services - The Army, 2016 Social and Cultural Impact - Poetry and Language, 2016 Technology, Machinery and Weaponry - The Dreadnought, 2016 Conflicts and Battles - The Somme, 2016 Conflicts and Battles - Jutland FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, an impressive and rare set, only 25 sets produced which is an extremely low mintage which perhaps can be put into context by comparison with the 1935 Gold Crown of which 25 were struck and these can realise £60,000 to £70,000 for just one coin. Click to Enlarge
847 A Royal Society George VI medal 1945 by Royal Mint, 73mm diameter in carat gold and weighing 298.18 grammes, UNC and lustrous, presented to Dr Edward James Salisbury C.B.E. FRS, in original red leather presentation box, along with the original red leather folio containing an approval letter dated 9th November 1945 on Buckingham Palace notepaper, signed by the Keeper of the Privy Purse, also a CBE confirmation letter with handwritten signature George R I, Dr Edward Salisbury's doctorate certificate from the University of Glasgow and an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners of London certificate dated 19th November 1951, at the time the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a most interesting group of related paperwork honouring Dr. Salisbury's achievements £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : A Royal Society George VI medal 1945 by Royal Mint, 73mm diameter in  carat gold and weighing 298.18 grammes, UNC and lustrous,  presented to Dr Edward James Salisbury C.B.E. FRS, in original red leather presentation box, along with the original red leather folio containing an approval letter dated 9th November 1945 on Buckingham Palace notepaper, signed by the Keeper of the Privy Purse, also a CBE confirmation  letter with handwritten signature George R I, Dr Edward Salisbury's doctorate certificate from the University of Glasgow and an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners of London certificate dated 19th November 1951, at the time the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a most interesting group of related paperwork honouring Dr. Salisbury's achievements Click to Enlarge London Coins : A Royal Society George VI medal 1945 by Royal Mint, 73mm diameter in  carat gold and weighing 298.18 grammes, UNC and lustrous,  presented to Dr Edward James Salisbury C.B.E. FRS, in original red leather presentation box, along with the original red leather folio containing an approval letter dated 9th November 1945 on Buckingham Palace notepaper, signed by the Keeper of the Privy Purse, also a CBE confirmation  letter with handwritten signature George R I, Dr Edward Salisbury's doctorate certificate from the University of Glasgow and an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners of London certificate dated 19th November 1951, at the time the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a most interesting group of related paperwork honouring Dr. Salisbury's achievements Click to Enlarge
878 Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 Eimer 1733 58mm diameter in Gold, the official Royal Mint issue. (weight 85.37 grammes) Obverse Bust left Crowned and Veiled. VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX. Reverse Enthroned figure of Empire, facing, flanked by standing figures of Science, Letters and Art left, opposite those of Industry and Agriculture right, at their feet below Empire are Mercury reclining and Time Above two cherubs displaying shields inscribed MDCCCLXXXVII and MDCCCXXXVII and V.R.I in a wreath between . IN. COMMEMORATION. Exergue. Five linked shields inscribed ASIA AMERICA EUROPE AUSTRALASIA and AFRICA by J.E.Boehm and F.Leighton NEF with some small rim nicks, comes with a red contemporary Spink and Son box £3,000 - £3,500 London Coins : Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 Eimer 1733 58mm diameter in Gold, the official Royal Mint issue. (weight 85.37 grammes) Obverse Bust left Crowned and Veiled. VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX. Reverse Enthroned figure of Empire, facing, flanked by standing figures of Science, Letters and Art left, opposite those of Industry and Agriculture right, at their feet below Empire are Mercury reclining and Time Above two cherubs displaying shields inscribed MDCCCLXXXVII and MDCCCXXXVII and V.R.I in a wreath between . IN. COMMEMORATION. Exergue. Five linked shields inscribed ASIA AMERICA EUROPE AUSTRALASIA and AFRICA by J.E.Boehm and F.Leighton NEF with some small rim nicks, comes with a red contemporary Spink and Son box Click to Enlarge London Coins : Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 Eimer 1733 58mm diameter in Gold, the official Royal Mint issue. (weight 85.37 grammes) Obverse Bust left Crowned and Veiled. VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX. Reverse Enthroned figure of Empire, facing, flanked by standing figures of Science, Letters and Art left, opposite those of Industry and Agriculture right, at their feet below Empire are Mercury reclining and Time Above two cherubs displaying shields inscribed MDCCCLXXXVII and MDCCCXXXVII and V.R.I in a wreath between . IN. COMMEMORATION. Exergue. Five linked shields inscribed ASIA AMERICA EUROPE AUSTRALASIA and AFRICA by J.E.Boehm and F.Leighton NEF with some small rim nicks, comes with a red contemporary Spink and Son box Click to Enlarge
883 Ireland - Republic Padraig H. Pearse 1879-1916 boxed commemorative medal two piece set (50mm and 36mm diameters) in 22 carat gold by Paul Vincze 1966, 1916 - 1966 50 years anniversary of Easter Rising PADRAIG H PEARCE 1879 - 1916 surrounding right facing portrait obverse WE PLEDGE OUR LIVES AND THE LIVES OF OUR COMRADES IN ARMS TO THE CUASE OF ITS FREEDOM OF ITS WELFARE AND OF ITS EXALTATION AMONG THE NATIONS 24th April 1916 reverse above two figures holding flags, total weight 189 grams so over 5 1/2 ounces pure gold content so the gold value alone in the region of £5,500 but rare as medals especially this large double gold issue. Choice Unc in the two coin green display box with 1916 - 1966 in gold on the lid with Certificate of Guarantee from WARBOYS COMPANY LIMITED Dublin. Paul Vincze also designed coins and is responsible for designs on coins from The Channel Islands, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Nigeria and more £5,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Ireland - Republic Padraig H. Pearse 1879-1916 boxed commemorative medal two piece set (50mm and 36mm diameters) in 22 carat gold by Paul Vincze 1966, 1916 - 1966 50 years anniversary of Easter Rising PADRAIG H PEARCE 1879 - 1916 surrounding right facing portrait obverse WE PLEDGE OUR LIVES AND THE LIVES OF OUR COMRADES IN ARMS TO THE CUASE OF ITS FREEDOM OF ITS WELFARE AND OF ITS EXALTATION AMONG THE NATIONS 24th April 1916 reverse above two figures holding flags, total weight 189 grams so over 5 1/2 ounces pure gold content so the gold value alone in the region of £5,500 but rare as medals especially this large double gold issue.  Choice Unc in the two coin green display box with 1916 - 1966 in gold on the lid with Certificate of Guarantee from WARBOYS COMPANY LIMITED Dublin. Paul Vincze also designed coins and is responsible for designs on coins from The Channel Islands, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Nigeria and more Click to Enlarge London Coins : Ireland - Republic Padraig H. Pearse 1879-1916 boxed commemorative medal two piece set (50mm and 36mm diameters) in 22 carat gold by Paul Vincze 1966, 1916 - 1966 50 years anniversary of Easter Rising PADRAIG H PEARCE 1879 - 1916 surrounding right facing portrait obverse WE PLEDGE OUR LIVES AND THE LIVES OF OUR COMRADES IN ARMS TO THE CUASE OF ITS FREEDOM OF ITS WELFARE AND OF ITS EXALTATION AMONG THE NATIONS 24th April 1916 reverse above two figures holding flags, total weight 189 grams so over 5 1/2 ounces pure gold content so the gold value alone in the region of £5,500 but rare as medals especially this large double gold issue.  Choice Unc in the two coin green display box with 1916 - 1966 in gold on the lid with Certificate of Guarantee from WARBOYS COMPANY LIMITED Dublin. Paul Vincze also designed coins and is responsible for designs on coins from The Channel Islands, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Nigeria and more Click to Enlarge
930 USA The Franklin Mint Presidential Ingot Collection a 37-piece set in silver (issued 1972-1974) each ingot around 325 grammes, comprising the 36 pieces in the presentation box as well as the Gerald Ford Ingot current at the time of minting FDC as issued, according to sources on the internet only 906 sets were issued £3,000 - £5,000
942 William Wyon Bronze Medals (4) each 35mm diameter in bronzed copper, To The Army of the Punjab 1849 Obverse Young Coroneted head of Victoria, left, UNC, To The Army of India 1799-1826, UNC, China 1842 Arms Exposcere Pacem UNC, To The British Army 1793-1814 UNC, all with an attractive matching tone £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : William Wyon Bronze Medals (4) each 35mm diameter in bronzed copper, To The Army of the Punjab 1849 Obverse Young Coroneted head of Victoria, left, UNC, To The Army of India 1799-1826, UNC, China 1842 Arms Exposcere Pacem UNC, To The British Army 1793-1814 UNC, all with an attractive matching tone Click to Enlarge London Coins : William Wyon Bronze Medals (4) each 35mm diameter in bronzed copper, To The Army of the Punjab 1849 Obverse Young Coroneted head of Victoria, left, UNC, To The Army of India 1799-1826, UNC, China 1842 Arms Exposcere Pacem UNC, To The British Army 1793-1814 UNC, all with an attractive matching tone Click to Enlarge
983 End of World War I Fantasy Crowns INA Series George V 1918 Obverse the McKennal bust, Reverse stylised George and the Dragon, 8-coin sets struck in 8 different metals, (96 sets, the entire mintage) one each in .925 silver, Golden Alloy, Copper, Gold-coated Copper (similar to Barton's Metal), Aluminium, Polished Steel,. Pewter and Nickel Silver, Plain edge Lustrous UNC £4,000 - £7,000 London Coins : End of World War I Fantasy Crowns INA Series George V 1918 Obverse the McKennal bust, Reverse stylised George and the Dragon,  8-coin sets struck in 8 different metals, (96 sets, the entire mintage) one each in .925 silver, Golden Alloy, Copper, Gold-coated Copper (similar to Barton's Metal), Aluminium, Polished Steel,. Pewter and Nickel Silver, Plain edge Lustrous UNC Click to Enlarge London Coins : End of World War I Fantasy Crowns INA Series George V 1918 Obverse the McKennal bust, Reverse stylised George and the Dragon,  8-coin sets struck in 8 different metals, (96 sets, the entire mintage) one each in .925 silver, Golden Alloy, Copper, Gold-coated Copper (similar to Barton's Metal), Aluminium, Polished Steel,. Pewter and Nickel Silver, Plain edge Lustrous UNC Click to Enlarge
984 End of World War I Fantasy Crowns INA Series George V 1918 Obverse the McKennal bust, Reverse stylised George and the Dragon, 8-coin sets struck in 8 different metals, (96 sets, the entire mintage) one each in .925 silver, Golden Alloy, Copper, Gold-coated Copper (similar to Barton's Metal), Aluminium, Polished Steel,. Pewter and Nickel Silver, Milled edge Lustrous UNC £4,000 - £7,000 London Coins : End of World War I Fantasy Crowns INA Series George V 1918 Obverse the McKennal bust, Reverse stylised George and the Dragon,  8-coin sets struck in 8 different metals, (96 sets, the entire mintage) one each in .925 silver, Golden Alloy, Copper, Gold-coated Copper (similar to Barton's Metal), Aluminium, Polished Steel,. Pewter and Nickel Silver, Milled edge Lustrous UNC Click to Enlarge London Coins : End of World War I Fantasy Crowns INA Series George V 1918 Obverse the McKennal bust, Reverse stylised George and the Dragon,  8-coin sets struck in 8 different metals, (96 sets, the entire mintage) one each in .925 silver, Golden Alloy, Copper, Gold-coated Copper (similar to Barton's Metal), Aluminium, Polished Steel,. Pewter and Nickel Silver, Milled edge Lustrous UNC Click to Enlarge
1312 World, retired dealers ex retail stock in two double row stock boxes A - Z total ticket price over £11,000 £3,500 - £6,500
1316 Albania 1931 VIP Proof/Proofs of record a 2-coin set, 1 Lek 1931 VIP Proof/Proof of record in an NGC holder and graded PR66 Cameo, Half Lek 1931 VIP Proof/Proof of record in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, both Ex-Melbourne Mint, these the only pre-World War II Albanian VIP Proof issues, and minted in very small numbers £3,500 - £4,000 London Coins : Albania 1931 VIP Proof/Proofs of record a 2-coin set, 1 Lek 1931 VIP Proof/Proof of record in an NGC holder and graded PR66 Cameo, Half Lek 1931 VIP Proof/Proof of record in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, both Ex-Melbourne Mint, these the only pre-World War II Albanian VIP Proof issues, and minted in very small numbers Click to Enlarge London Coins : Albania 1931 VIP Proof/Proofs of record a 2-coin set, 1 Lek 1931 VIP Proof/Proof of record in an NGC holder and graded PR66 Cameo, Half Lek 1931 VIP Proof/Proof of record in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, both Ex-Melbourne Mint, these the only pre-World War II Albanian VIP Proof issues, and minted in very small numbers Click to Enlarge
1319 Australia Adelaide Pound 1852 Type Two revised die VF/GVF a little weakly struck obverse around ASSAY OFFICE. The first gold coin of Australia, it is believed that only 250 of these iconic coins have survived with just 200 of this type two variety in existence. This is the first one we have listed in our 23 years of auctioneering so a rare opportunity to acquire one of the worlds key pieces which ticks all the boxes, desirable, of historic significance and rare. £12,500 - £17,500 London Coins : Australia Adelaide Pound 1852 Type Two revised die VF/GVF a little weakly struck obverse around ASSAY OFFICE. The first gold coin of Australia, it is believed that only 250 of these iconic coins have survived with just 200 of this type two variety in existence. This is the first one we have listed in our 23 years of auctioneering so a rare opportunity to acquire one of the worlds key pieces which ticks all the boxes, desirable, of historic significance and rare. Click to Enlarge London Coins : Australia Adelaide Pound 1852 Type Two revised die VF/GVF a little weakly struck obverse around ASSAY OFFICE. The first gold coin of Australia, it is believed that only 250 of these iconic coins have survived with just 200 of this type two variety in existence. This is the first one we have listed in our 23 years of auctioneering so a rare opportunity to acquire one of the worlds key pieces which ticks all the boxes, desirable, of historic significance and rare. Click to Enlarge
1339 Bermuda Crown 1959 350th Anniversary of the founding of the Colony Proof in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, a very rare matt proof is listed in the latest Krause catalogue, but brilliant proofs such as this are unlisted, we note a Proof 65 Ultra Cameo sold for $4025 in 2009, one example in PF65 sold in our previous sale in March for £3042 inclusive of buyers premium, another sold for $8000 in Japan £3,000 - £3,500 London Coins : Bermuda Crown 1959 350th Anniversary of the founding of the Colony Proof in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, a very rare matt proof is listed in the latest Krause catalogue, but brilliant proofs such as this are unlisted, we note a Proof 65 Ultra Cameo sold for $4025 in 2009, one example in PF65 sold in our previous sale in March for £3042 inclusive of buyers premium, another sold for $8000 in Japan Click to Enlarge London Coins : Bermuda Crown 1959 350th Anniversary of the founding of the Colony Proof in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, a very rare matt proof is listed in the latest Krause catalogue, but brilliant proofs such as this are unlisted, we note a Proof 65 Ultra Cameo sold for $4025 in 2009, one example in PF65 sold in our previous sale in March for £3042 inclusive of buyers premium, another sold for $8000 in Japan Click to Enlarge
1350 Bulgaria a 2-coin set 100 Leva 1934 VIP Proof/Proof or record KM#45 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, 50 Leva 1934 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#44 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, both Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum and only the second pair graded of these extremely rare issues, unpriced by Krause £4,000 - £4,500 London Coins : Bulgaria a 2-coin set 100 Leva 1934 VIP Proof/Proof or record KM#45 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, 50 Leva 1934 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#44 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, both Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum and only the second pair graded of these extremely rare issues, unpriced by Krause Click to Enlarge London Coins : Bulgaria a 2-coin set 100 Leva 1934 VIP Proof/Proof or record KM#45 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, 50 Leva 1934 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#44 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, both Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum and only the second pair graded of these extremely rare issues, unpriced by Krause Click to Enlarge
1426 Greece 20 Drachma 1960 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#85 in an NGC holder and graded PF66, an extremely rare Proof with Heritage not listing any records on their database, Ex-DNW 11/2/2015 Lot 375, Ex-Nobles (Australia), Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum £4,000 - £4,500 London Coins : Greece 20 Drachma 1960 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#85 in an NGC holder and graded PF66, an extremely rare Proof with Heritage not listing any records on their database, Ex-DNW 11/2/2015 Lot 375, Ex-Nobles (Australia), Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum Click to Enlarge London Coins : Greece 20 Drachma 1960 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#85 in an NGC holder and graded PF66, an extremely rare Proof with Heritage not listing any records on their database, Ex-DNW 11/2/2015 Lot 375, Ex-Nobles (Australia), Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum Click to Enlarge
1460 India 2 Mohurs 1835 Proof restrike Milled Edge Calcutta Mint KM452.1, choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £7,500 - £12,500 London Coins : India 2 Mohurs 1835 Proof restrike Milled Edge Calcutta Mint KM452.1, choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India 2 Mohurs 1835 Proof restrike Milled Edge Calcutta Mint KM452.1, choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1461 India 2 Mohurs 1835 Proof restrike Milled Edge Calcutta Mint KM452.1, choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £7,500 - £12,500 London Coins : India 2 Mohurs 1835 Proof restrike Milled Edge Calcutta Mint KM452.1, choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India 2 Mohurs 1835 Proof restrike Milled Edge Calcutta Mint KM452.1, choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1462 India Five Rupees 1870 Milled Edge Gold Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £3,000 - £5,000 London Coins : India Five Rupees 1870 Milled Edge Gold Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Five Rupees 1870 Milled Edge Gold Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1463 India Five Rupees 1870 Milled Edge Gold Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £3,000 - £5,000 London Coins : India Five Rupees 1870 Milled Edge Gold Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Five Rupees 1870 Milled Edge Gold Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1466 India Mohur 1835 Milled Edge Proof restrike no initials on the truncation choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £7,500 - £12,500 London Coins : India Mohur 1835 Milled Edge Proof restrike no initials on the truncation choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Mohur 1835 Milled Edge Proof restrike no initials on the truncation choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1467 India Mohur 1835 Milled Edge Proof restrike no initials on the truncation choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £7,500 - £12,500 London Coins : India Mohur 1835 Milled Edge Proof restrike no initials on the truncation choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Mohur 1835 Milled Edge Proof restrike no initials on the truncation choice FDC and with the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1468 India Mohur 1841 divided legend plain 4 Milled Edge Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £7,500 - £12,500 London Coins : India Mohur 1841 divided legend plain 4 Milled Edge Proof  FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Mohur 1841 divided legend plain 4 Milled Edge Proof  FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1469 India Mohur 1841 divided legend plain 4 Milled Edge Proof FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £7,500 - £12,500 London Coins : India Mohur 1841 divided legend plain 4 Milled Edge Proof  FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Mohur 1841 divided legend plain 4 Milled Edge Proof  FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1472 India Mohur 1870 Milled Edge Proof in gold KM481 FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : India Mohur 1870 Milled Edge Proof in gold KM481 FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Mohur 1870 Milled Edge Proof in gold KM481 FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1473 India Mohur 1870 Milled Edge Proof in gold KM481 FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : India Mohur 1870 Milled Edge Proof in gold KM481 FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Mohur 1870 Milled Edge Proof in gold KM481 FDC in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1479 India Ten Rupees 1870 Gold Proof FDC KM479 Calcutta Mint in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : India Ten Rupees 1870 Gold Proof FDC KM479 Calcutta Mint in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Ten Rupees 1870 Gold Proof FDC KM479 Calcutta Mint in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1480 India Ten Rupees 1870 Gold Proof FDC KM479 Calcutta Mint in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : India Ten Rupees 1870 Gold Proof FDC KM479 Calcutta Mint in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge London Coins : India Ten Rupees 1870 Gold Proof FDC KM479 Calcutta Mint in the original H.M.'s Mint, Calcutta envelope Click to Enlarge
1582 Rhodesia and Nyasaland Proof Set 1955 a 7-coin set in cupro-nickel and copper, KM#PS1 Halfcrown to Halfpenny in LCGS holders comprising Halfcrown 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 91, Florin 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Shilling slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Sixpence 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Threepence slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Penny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Halfpenny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90 Very Rare with a mintage of just 10 sets nFDC with light toning, in the blue case of issue, listed at $2500 by Krause £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Rhodesia and Nyasaland Proof Set 1955 a 7-coin set in cupro-nickel and copper, KM#PS1 Halfcrown to Halfpenny in LCGS holders comprising Halfcrown 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 91, Florin 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Shilling slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Sixpence 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Threepence slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Penny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Halfpenny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90 Very Rare with a mintage of just 10 sets nFDC with light toning, in the blue case of issue, listed at $2500 by Krause Click to Enlarge London Coins : Rhodesia and Nyasaland Proof Set 1955 a 7-coin set in cupro-nickel and copper, KM#PS1 Halfcrown to Halfpenny in LCGS holders comprising Halfcrown 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 91, Florin 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Shilling slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Sixpence 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Threepence slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Penny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Halfpenny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90 Very Rare with a mintage of just 10 sets nFDC with light toning, in the blue case of issue, listed at $2500 by Krause Click to Enlarge
1596 Russia Poltina (Half Rouble) 1741 CПБ Ivan VI KM206.2, Bitkin 39, EF the reverse better with a rich grey tone, the property of a deceased jeweller active in Maidenhead in the 1950 s and 1960s, rare. We could find no examples recorded on the PCGS Population Report for either 1741 Ivan VI type of this denomination £4,000 - £7,000 London Coins : Russia Poltina (Half Rouble) 1741 CПБ Ivan VI KM206.2, Bitkin 39, EF the reverse better with a rich grey tone, the property of a deceased jeweller active in Maidenhead in the 1950 s and 1960s, rare. We could find no examples recorded on the PCGS Population Report for either 1741 Ivan VI type of this denomination Click to Enlarge London Coins : Russia Poltina (Half Rouble) 1741 CПБ Ivan VI KM206.2, Bitkin 39, EF the reverse better with a rich grey tone, the property of a deceased jeweller active in Maidenhead in the 1950 s and 1960s, rare. We could find no examples recorded on the PCGS Population Report for either 1741 Ivan VI type of this denomination Click to Enlarge
1614 Southern Rhodesia VIP Proof/Proof of record 6-coin set 1937 comprising Halfcrown 1937 KM#13 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Florin 1937 KM#12, in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Shilling 1937 KM#11 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Sixpence 1937 KM#10 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Threepence 1937 KM#9 in a PCGS holder and graded PR66, and Penny 1937 KM#8 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, a very rare set with a mintage of just 40. £3,500 - £4,000 London Coins : Southern Rhodesia VIP Proof/Proof of record 6-coin set 1937 comprising Halfcrown 1937 KM#13 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Florin 1937 KM#12, in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Shilling 1937 KM#11 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Sixpence 1937 KM#10 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Threepence 1937 KM#9 in a PCGS holder and graded PR66, and Penny 1937 KM#8 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, a very rare set with a mintage of just 40. Click to Enlarge London Coins : Southern Rhodesia VIP Proof/Proof of record 6-coin set 1937 comprising Halfcrown 1937 KM#13 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Florin 1937 KM#12, in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Shilling 1937 KM#11 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Sixpence 1937 KM#10 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, Threepence 1937 KM#9 in a PCGS holder and graded PR66, and Penny 1937 KM#8 in a PCGS holder and graded PR65, a very rare set with a mintage of just 40. Click to Enlarge
1847 Crown Charles I Group II, Second Horseman , type 2a, Smaller horse, with plume on head only, cross on housing, S.2755, North 2193 mintmark Harp, the harp on the obverse overstruck GVF, full and round, with a pleasing even strike, a most pleasing piece and very desirable in this grade, we note the Slaney example of this type, in slightly higher grade and with inferior surfaces, realised £8000 hammer price in May 2015 £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Crown Charles I Group II, Second Horseman , type 2a, Smaller horse, with plume on head only, cross on housing, S.2755, North 2193 mintmark Harp, the harp on the obverse overstruck GVF, full and round, with a pleasing even strike, a most pleasing piece and very desirable in this grade, we note the Slaney example of this type, in slightly higher grade and with inferior surfaces, realised £8000 hammer price in May 2015 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown Charles I Group II, Second Horseman , type 2a, Smaller horse, with plume on head only, cross on housing, S.2755, North 2193 mintmark Harp, the harp on the obverse overstruck GVF, full and round, with a pleasing even strike, a most pleasing piece and very desirable in this grade, we note the Slaney example of this type, in slightly higher grade and with inferior surfaces, realised £8000 hammer price in May 2015 Click to Enlarge
1849
Notice Is S.2761 not S.2838 (2838 is the old Spink number)

Crown Charles I Tower Mint under Parliament S.2838, North 2198, mintmark Eye, weight 29.95 grammes, the obverse with slight double striking, EF with a few small scratches in the obverse field, and a subtle underlying light golden tone, with minor weakness to the Irish Harp, overall a most impressive piece struck on a full flan, Charles I Crowns seldom seen this nice, we note this piece in comparable grade and struck from the same dies as the Van Roekel collection example (Spink Coin Auction 15 November 2001 Lot 39)
£6,000 - £7,000 London Coins : Crown Charles I Tower Mint under Parliament S.2838, North 2198, mintmark Eye, weight 29.95 grammes, the obverse with slight double striking, EF with a few small scratches in the obverse field, and a subtle underlying light golden tone, with minor weakness to the Irish Harp, overall a most impressive piece struck on a full flan, Charles I Crowns seldom seen this nice, we note this piece in comparable grade and struck from the same dies as the Van Roekel collection example (Spink Coin Auction 15 November 2001 Lot 39) Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown Charles I Tower Mint under Parliament S.2838, North 2198, mintmark Eye, weight 29.95 grammes, the obverse with slight double striking, EF with a few small scratches in the obverse field, and a subtle underlying light golden tone, with minor weakness to the Irish Harp, overall a most impressive piece struck on a full flan, Charles I Crowns seldom seen this nice, we note this piece in comparable grade and struck from the same dies as the Van Roekel collection example (Spink Coin Auction 15 November 2001 Lot 39) Click to Enlarge
1977 Unite Commonwealth 1653 S.3208 Mintmark Sun VF desirable thus £7,000 - £8,000 London Coins : Unite Commonwealth 1653 S.3208 Mintmark Sun VF desirable thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : Unite Commonwealth 1653 S.3208 Mintmark Sun VF desirable thus Click to Enlarge
1979 Broad 1656 Oliver Cromwell S.3225 EF or near so and rare in all grades £20,000 - £25,000 London Coins : Broad 1656 Oliver Cromwell S.3225 EF or near so and rare in all grades Click to Enlarge London Coins : Broad 1656 Oliver Cromwell S.3225 EF or near so and rare in all grades Click to Enlarge
2014 Crown 1746 LIMA ESC 125 UNC and nicely toned, slabbed and graded LCGS 80 £3,000 - £4,000 London Coins : Crown 1746 LIMA ESC 125 UNC and nicely toned, slabbed and graded LCGS 80 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1746 LIMA ESC 125 UNC and nicely toned, slabbed and graded LCGS 80 Click to Enlarge
2069 Crown 1934 ESC 374 EF the reverse lightly frosted, with some friction to the centres of the roses, Very Rare £3,250 - £3,750 London Coins : Crown 1934 ESC 374 EF the reverse lightly frosted, with some friction to the centres of the roses, Very Rare Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1934 ESC 374 EF the reverse lightly frosted, with some friction to the centres of the roses, Very Rare Click to Enlarge
2070 Crown 1934 ESC 374 GEF and lustrous the key date in the series £3,500 - £4,500 London Coins : Crown 1934 ESC 374 GEF and lustrous the key date in the series Click to Enlarge London Coins : Crown 1934 ESC 374 GEF and lustrous the key date in the series Click to Enlarge
2139 Five Pounds 1911 Proof S.3994 nFDC lightly toning, a few very minor hairlines, a superior example £9,000 - £11,000 London Coins : Five Pounds 1911 Proof S.3994 nFDC lightly toning, a few very minor hairlines, a superior example Click to Enlarge London Coins : Five Pounds 1911 Proof S.3994 nFDC lightly toning, a few very minor hairlines, a superior example Click to Enlarge
2345 Halfcrown 1667 7 over 4 ESC 463, 6 strings to harp, VG Excessively Rare, rated R6 by ESC one of the key rarities in the entire Halfcrown series, believed to be one of only 3-4 known examples, the first to be offered for sale since the Colin Adams collection example in 2005, Ex-Spink Auction 31/3/2005 Lot 253, Cataloguers note: the new ESC/Bull catalogue states these coins have 5 harp strings, indeed the Colin Adams example had 5 harp strings, this potentially one of the only 1-2 examples with this reverse die £12,000 - £14,000 London Coins : Halfcrown 1667 7 over 4 ESC 463, 6 strings to harp, VG Excessively Rare, rated R6 by ESC one of the key rarities in the entire Halfcrown series, believed to be one of only 3-4 known examples, the first to be offered for sale since the Colin Adams collection example in 2005, Ex-Spink Auction 31/3/2005 Lot 253, Cataloguers note: the new ESC/Bull catalogue states these coins have 5 harp strings, indeed the Colin Adams example had 5 harp strings, this potentially one of the only 1-2 examples with this reverse die Click to Enlarge London Coins : Halfcrown 1667 7 over 4 ESC 463, 6 strings to harp, VG Excessively Rare, rated R6 by ESC one of the key rarities in the entire Halfcrown series, believed to be one of only 3-4 known examples, the first to be offered for sale since the Colin Adams collection example in 2005, Ex-Spink Auction 31/3/2005 Lot 253, Cataloguers note: the new ESC/Bull catalogue states these coins have 5 harp strings, indeed the Colin Adams example had 5 harp strings, this potentially one of the only 1-2 examples with this reverse die Click to Enlarge
2574 Halfcrown 1751 ESC 610 UNC and with an attractive grey tone, slabbed and graded LCGS 82, the finest known of just 3 examples thus far recorded by the LCGS Population Report £3,000 - £4,000 London Coins : Halfcrown 1751 ESC 610 UNC and with an attractive grey tone, slabbed and graded LCGS 82, the finest known of just 3 examples thus far recorded by the LCGS Population Report Click to Enlarge London Coins : Halfcrown 1751 ESC 610 UNC and with an attractive grey tone, slabbed and graded LCGS 82, the finest known of just 3 examples thus far recorded by the LCGS Population Report Click to Enlarge
2598 Halfcrown 1834 WW in script, Milled edge Proof ESC 663 FDC and deeply toned, in an LCGS holder slabbed and graded LCGS 85 desirable thus £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Halfcrown 1834 WW in script, Milled edge Proof ESC 663 FDC and deeply toned, in an LCGS holder slabbed and graded LCGS 85 desirable thus Click to Enlarge London Coins : Halfcrown 1834 WW in script, Milled edge Proof ESC 663 FDC and deeply toned, in an LCGS holder slabbed and graded LCGS 85 desirable thus Click to Enlarge
2603 Halfcrown 1841 ESC 674 VF or better with a couple of small weak areas £3,500 - £4,000 London Coins : Halfcrown 1841 ESC 674 VF or better with a couple of small weak areas Click to Enlarge London Coins : Halfcrown 1841 ESC 674 VF or better with a couple of small weak areas Click to Enlarge
3190 Sovereign 1821 a prooflike and sharp early striking, Marsh 5 the portrait and reverse designs frosted, UNC with some contact marks £4,000 - £5,000 London Coins : Sovereign 1821 a prooflike and sharp early striking, Marsh 5 the portrait and reverse designs frosted, UNC with some contact marks Click to Enlarge London Coins : Sovereign 1821 a prooflike and sharp early striking, Marsh 5 the portrait and reverse designs frosted, UNC with some contact marks Click to Enlarge
3202 Sovereign 1826 Proof nFDC and rare S3801 £4,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Sovereign 1826 Proof nFDC and rare S3801 Click to Enlarge London Coins : Sovereign 1826 Proof nFDC and rare S3801 Click to Enlarge
3214 Sovereign 1838 Narrow Shield Marsh 22A, S.3852A, Fine/NVF, Very Rare £4,200 - £4,800 London Coins : Sovereign 1838 Narrow Shield Marsh 22A, S.3852A, Fine/NVF, Very Rare Click to Enlarge London Coins : Sovereign 1838 Narrow Shield Marsh 22A, S.3852A, Fine/NVF, Very Rare Click to Enlarge
3251 Sovereign 1871 Plain edge Proof, Large B.P., die axis upright Wilson and Rasmussen 316, as Bentley Lot 1213, 7.93 grammes, Impaired Proof EF £5,000 - £6,000 London Coins : Sovereign 1871 Plain edge Proof, Large B.P., die axis upright Wilson and Rasmussen 316, as Bentley Lot 1213,  7.93 grammes, Impaired Proof EF Click to Enlarge London Coins : Sovereign 1871 Plain edge Proof, Large B.P., die axis upright Wilson and Rasmussen 316, as Bentley Lot 1213,  7.93 grammes, Impaired Proof EF Click to Enlarge

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