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262 Crown Elizabeth I mintmark 1 (1601) S.2582 VF deep grey even tone a few minor surface and edge imperfections but Queen's attire and Orb very sharp £3,000 - £4,000
316 Penny Cynethryth (Wife of Offa) c.757-796, Light Coinage Canterbury Mint, moneyer Eoba, S.909, North 339, Chick 138c (this coin), weight 1.12 grammes, About VF, well-centred with a few very small pitting marks, extremely rare, Cynethryth being the only Anglo-Saxon queen to have her name and portrait on coinage £4,000 - £6,000
326 Rose Ryal James I 2nd coinage mint mark rose 13.65 grams S2613, North 2079, Coincraft J1RY-005 King enthroned holding orb and sceptre portcullis at feet, the kings face a little weak and some surface obverse otherwise lustrous EF £10,000 - £12,000
360 Sovereign Edward VI Second Period January 1549 to April 1550 mint mark y (Southwark Mint) weakly struck in the centre of both sides otherwise EF with the legends and portrait very sharp and very seldom offered in any grade £13,000 - £16,000
361 Sovereign Elizabeth I Sixth Issue S.2529 North 2003, Schneider 783 Mintmark Tun, about EF with some wear on the portrait £12,000 - £14,000
385 Crown 1688 QVARTO ESC 80 Good EF/AU with a pleasing deep tone and some minor adjustment lines, graded 75 by CGS and in their holder £3,000 - £4,000
399 Crown 1826 SEPTIMO Esc 257 deeply toned FDC and graded PR64 by PCGS rare and desirable thus £10,000 - £15,000
400 Crown 1834 ESC 275 the John Jay Pittman example (David Akers sale Numismatic Inc 6-8 August 1999 Lot 3864) choice FDC pleasing old grey tone with orange and gold hues in places, free of contact marks and hairlines a choice coin and graded by PCGS as MS63. Rated R5 by ESC 5 - 10. Ex London Coins A155 (Dec 2016) Lot 714 realised £70,000 £60,000 - £80,000
457 Five Guineas 1701 Fine Work DECIMO TERTIO edge near EF desirable thus £15,000 - £20,000
458 Five Pound Crown 1999 Diana Memorial Gold Proof S.L6 in an NGC holder and graded PF68 Ultra Cameo £3,000 - £3,500
459 Five Pounds 1887 Proof S.3864 nFDC, Very minor hairlines, a small edge nick and minimal contact marks only on this beautiful piece, we note a steep increase in values for these pieces in recent times and consequently the better examples are becoming very difficult to find with values in the tens of thousands £14,000 - £18,000
461 Five Pounds 1887 S.3864 in a PCGS holder, lustrous and with plenty of eye appeal, slabbed and graded MS62 £3,000 - £4,000
462 Five Pounds 1887 S.3864 in a PCGS holder, lustrous and with plenty of eye appeal, slabbed and graded MS62+ £3,000 - £4,000
463 Five Pounds 1893 Proof S.3872 in a PCGS holder and graded PCGS PR62 Cameo, Rare, an attractive and desirable piece £22,000 - £26,000
464 Five Pounds 1893 S.3872 in a PCGS holder, pleasing and lustrous, appears conservatively graded at AU58 £3,750 - £4,500
465 Five Pounds 1902 Matt Proof S.3966 in an NGC holder and graded PF62 MATTE £3,000 - £3,500
467 Five Pounds 1937 Proof S.4074 in a PCGS holder and graded PR64+ Cameo £9,000 - £10,000
560 Halfcrown 1658 Cromwell ESC 447, Bull 252 UNC the obverse with the lightest of cabinet friction to the highest points, the portrait retaining much of the original frosting, with a subtle blue and gold toning over some original mint lustre, sharply struck and with excellent surfaces, a superb example, and as such very desirable in this high grade of preservation, comes with collector's ticket stating 'Ex-Spink from 1947' £4,800 - £5,500
602 Halfcrown 1816 Plain edge Proof ESC 615. Bull 2087, UNC and lustrous with some hairlines and small nicks in the obverse field, minor rim nicks barely detract, Very Rare £4,000 - £5,000
621 Halfcrown 1831 WW in block, Plain Edge Proof ESC 657, Bull 2473 attractively toned blue and gold, in a PCGS holder and graded PR63 Cameo £3,000 - £4,000
624 Halfcrown 1839 Plain edge Proof, One plain and one ornate fillet, ESC 670, Bull 2708, S.3885 (slab states S.3887 in error) in a PCGS holder and graded PR62 £3,000 - £4,000
633 Halfcrown 1853 Proof ESC 687, Bull 2736 UNC the obverse with some very minor contact marks and the coin has been cleaned. 14.12 grammes. Further research shows that PCGS and NGC have graded just 17 examples of this coin. Only issued as part of the 1853 Proof sets, which are of extreme rarity, this is a rare opportunity to obtain a key coin in the Victorian Halfcrown series. This last such coin offered by us was in February 2009.Our archive database indicates we have only previously offered one example, this being sold twice by us, as part of the Andrew Wayne and Roland Harris collections. £4,000 - £5,000
772 Penny 1860 60 over 59 Copper, Peck 1521, UNC with traces of lustre in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 78, the date shows complete figures 6 and 0, and traces of both the 5 and 9 of the underlying 59, this feature rarely seen and as clear an overstrike as we have seen for this rare type, the finest known of 5 examples thus far recorded by the LCGS Population Report, Ex-Spink Auction 68 23/3/1989, Ex-Hopetoun House Collection £3,000 - £6,000
779 Penny 1863 Die Number 2, Freeman 45, dies 6+G (Rarity 19), Gouby BP1863C, Satin 47, pleasant Fine with some old scratches consistent with a Fine grade, this is the first example we have offered. As a relative guide to rarity, in the past we have offered one Die Number 3 and five Die Number 4 Pennies and 6 1877 narrow dates the last of which realised £5500. We also note the Laurie Bamford example of this die number 2 described as VF sold for a hefty £4000 way back in 2006 since when many coin prices have risen by multiples. There was no example in the Workman 1, Workman 2, Alderley, Crocker or Roland Harris Collections £3,000 - £6,000
865 Sovereign 1831 W.W incuse with stops, nose points to second N in BRITANNIAR, Marsh 16, S.3829, the obverse with a particularly pleasing strike from fresh dies, in an NGC holder and graded AU58 £3,500 - £4,500
873 Sovereign 1841 unbarred A's in GRATIA as Marsh 24, S.3852, in a PCGS 'Green Label' holder and graded XF45, a key date rarity in the Victorian series, rare in all grades £10,000 - £12,000
963 Sovereign 1893 Proof S.3874 retaining almost full original mint brilliance, in a PCGS holder and graded PR62 £4,000 - £5,000
1031 Sovereign 1924SA Marsh 288 Extremely Rare rated R5 by Marsh, with a very low mintage of just 2660 pieces, graded MS61 by PCGS desirable thus £7,000 - £10,000
1045 Sovereign 1937 Proof S.4076 in an NGC holder and graded PF66 £3,500 - £4,000
1046 Sovereign 1937 Proof S.4076 in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, at the time of writing, only 5 pieces have been graded higher by NGC £3,750 - £4,500
1076 Two Guineas 1711 S.3569 in an NGC holder and graded VF20, our archive database shows that we have offered only 5 examples in 15 years £3,800 - £4,500
1081 Two Pounds 1823 S.3798 in a PCGS holder and graded AU58 £3,000 - £4,000
1094 Two Pounds 1911 Proof S.3995 a choice example in an NGC holder and graded PF67 Ultra Cameo, at the time of writing there had been 156 examples graded of this type with none graded higher , this being the only PF67 Ultra Cameo and thus the finest example graded by NGC, and designated their 'Top Pop' coin £4,500 - £5,500
1095 Two Pounds 1911 Proof S.3995 in an NGC holder and graded PF62+ Cameo £3,500 - £4,000
1096 Two Pounds 1911 Proof S.3995 in an NGC holder and graded PF66 £4,250 - £4,750
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Notice Bailey 20 Pounds quantity is 133 not 33

Bailey 20 Pounds (133) B405 and Salmon 20 Pounds B409 (17) issued 2004 & 2007, some consecutive numbers seen, most Uncirculated or about
£3,350 - £4,000
1681 Five Hundred Pounds 2016 Britannia Five Ounce (.999 Fine) Gold Proof, The Changing Face of Britain FDC in the Royal Mint wooden box with certificate 26 of just 75, Royal Mint issue price £7,500 £6,000 - £7,500
1682 Five Hundred Pounds 2017 - Lunar Year of the Rooster, Shengxiao Collection, Gold Proof S.5203 FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue, number 36 of only 38 issued £6,000 - £7,500
1683 Five Hundred Pounds 2017 Britannia 5oz. Gold Proof, 30th Anniversary of the first Gold Britannia S.BR4 FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate, only 130 pieces minted, lists at £8250 in the Spink catalogue £6,000 - £7,500
1684 Five Hundred Pounds 2017 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip 70th Anniversary 5oz. Gold Proof type as S.R9, (the gold coin as yet unlisted) FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet £6,000 - £7,500
1685 Five Hundred Pounds 2017 The Queen's Beasts - The Lion of England, Five Ounce Gold Proof Coin FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue with certificate 081 of just 125 issued seldom offered and the first we have seen. Royal Mint cost price £8,250 £6,000 - £7,500
1686 Five Hundred Pounds 2017 The Queen's Beasts - The Unicorn of Scotland Five Ounce Gold Proof (.999 Fine Gold), FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, certificate 61 of a maximum issue of just 85. Royal Mint issue price was £8,250 £6,000 - £7,500
1687 Five Hundred Pounds 2018 Britannia 5oz. Gold Proof, FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue with certificate and booklet, number 30 of only 95 issued £6,500 - £7,500
1688 Five Hundred Pounds 2018 The Queen's Beasts - Black Bull of Clarence 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue, number 68 of only 85 issued with just 75 in this format £6,500 - £7,500
1689 Five Hundred Pounds 2018 The Queen's Beasts - The Red Dragon of Wales 5oz. Gold Proof FDC in the impressive Royal Mint box of issue, number 59 of only 90 issued with just 75 in this format £6,500 - £7,500
1690 Five Hundred Pounds Britannia 2015 Five Ounce Gold Proof (.999 pure) FDC Britannia with Trident over her shoulder with sailing ship on the horizon in the impressive box of issue with certificate 36 from a mintage of just 60 pieces, rare and desirable thus and the first we have offered. Royal Mint issue price was £7500 £5,000 - £7,500
1710 Five Pound Crowns Countdown to London 2012 a 4-coin set in gold S.OGS9 comprising 2009 3-year countdown Gold Proof S.4920, 2010 2-year countdown Gold Proof S.4921, 1-year countdown Gold Proof S.4922 and 2012 Athletes on podium S.4923 Gold Proof each with the blue Olympic logo in the reverse field a striking and eye-catching set, the certificates with matching 2316 numbers, FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue, the box with some scuffs £5,000 - £6,000
1711 Five Pound Crowns Countdown to London 2012 a 4-coin set in gold S.OGS9 comprising 2009 3-year countdown Gold Proof S.4920, 2010 2-year countdown Gold Proof S.4921, 1-year countdown Gold Proof S.4922 and 2012 Athletes on podium S.4923 Gold Proof each with the blue Olympic logo in the reverse field a striking and eye-catching set, the certificates with matching 2307 numbers, FDC in the Royal Mint box of issue, the box with some marks and scuffs £5,000 - £6,000
1757 Proof Set 1893 (6 coins in silver) all in PCGS holders, Crown 1893LVI Davies 505 dies 2A slabbed and graded PR62, Halfcrown 1893 Davies 663 dies 2B, slabbed and graded PR62, Florin 1893 Davies 831 dies 2B slabbed and graded PR63, Shilling 1893 Davies 1011 dies 2A, slabbed and graded PR62, Sixpence 1893 Davies 1181 dies 2A slabbed and graded PR62, and Threepence 1893 Davies 1351 dies 2A, slabbed and graded PR62, with an attractive and colourful matching tone £6,000 - £7,000
1759 Proof Set 1902 Long Matt Set 13 coins all in PCGS holders Five Pounds PR61, Two Pounds PR63, Sovereign PR62, Half Sovereign PR62, Crown PR62, Halfcrown PR63, Florin PR64. Shilling PR63, Sixpence PR61, Maundy 4D PR63 Maundy 3D PR63, Maundy 2D PR63, Maundy 1D PR63 the silver nicely toned a pleasing and high grade set and with the red octagonal case of issue this in good condition £6,000 - £8,000

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