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1000 A small box the lid showing a view of Windsor castle 23mm diameter containing Royal Family medalets Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Princess Alice, Prince Alfred and the Princess Royal GVF to EF £24 - £32
1001 A Waddingtons Game Set contains Backgammon, Dominoes, Dice, Poker Dice, Playing Cards and a Cribbage board as new condition in a leatherette case £10 - £30
1002 Accessories - a carrying case by SAFE containing 10 trays, smaller Lindner-style trays, in a black carrying box, lockable with two keys, in good second-hand condition £50 - £80
1003 Accessories - a carrying case by SAFE containing 8 small Lindner-style trays, to hold mostly small size coins in a black carrying box, lockable with key, along with a further 7 display trays of similar size, all similar to Lindner trays to hold various size smaller coins, in good second-hand condition £50 - £80
1004 Accessories - a carrying case by SAFE containing 8 trays, small Lindner-style trays, in a black carrying box, lockable with key, in good second-hand condition £50 - £80
1005 Accessories - Lindner boxes (2), cabinet style each with 6 trays for different sizes of coin, both lockable with keys, in excellent condition, would cost in the region of £150 for the pair new £70 - £100
1006 Blank flan Bronze Penny sized 30.5mm diameter each side with a raised rim, no signs of design or borders, Good Fine, along with Halfpenny Victoria Bun head VG made into a weight, unusual £50 - £70
1007 Books - English Copper, Tin amd Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558-1958 by C.Wilson Peck, Second Edition 1970 in excellent second-hand condition, Coins of England Standard Catalogues 1990, 2015 and Decimal Issues 2015 in good second-hand condition as part of a group of Books (18) includes some interesting titles over a range of coinage covering Ancient, World, GB and Gold, generally in good condition £40 - £80
1008 Books (15) includes Krause World Coins (8) 1701-1800 2nd Edition (1999), 1801-1900 (2) 2nd Edition (2007), 6th Edition (2011), 1901-Present (3) 25th Edition (1997), 27th edition (1999), 31st edition (2003), 1901-2000 37th edition (2010), 2001-date 2nd edition (2008), World Paper Money (3) Modern issues 1961-date (2) Volume 3 (1998), and 11th edition (2005), World Paper Money General Issues Volume 2 (2003) , MRI Banker's Guide to Foreign Currency (4) 44th Edition (2002.III), 71st edition (2009.II), 79th edition (2014) and 81st edition (2015.I) in mixed second-hand condition £15 - £45
1009 Boxes for slabbed coins, wooden, seven boxes for a single slab, sixteen boxes for 5 slabs £0 - £20
1010 Coin Weights (2) 1821 Royal Mint for Half Sovereign, Obverse: Lion on Crown, Reverse: 2Dw. 13 1/8 Gr: Near VF the obverse with some scratches, 1843 Obverse: Young Head of Victoria left, ROYAL MINT, Reverse 2Dw 13 1/8 Gr, GVF £20 - £30
1011 Countermarked (8) an interesting group comprising 'To Hanover' Token 1837 countermarked G (crown) R, Fine. Halfpenny-size on an octagonal copper flan Crowned Crescent-star-crescent with V within a heart shape on either side, reversed L countermarked in the field, Penny 1797 countermarked HH 29 Good Fine and bold, stated by the vendor to be colliery-related, Penny 1797 countermarked D.B, Halfpenny 1826 countermarked Crowned VR and other possibly MO this partially worn, Halfpenny 1799 countermarked T.R, Halfpenny 1831 countermarked LM above 5-lobed flower above VR, Halfpenny George II countermarked 3 1 on the obverse and with an additional countermark on the reverse R.C within a serrated heart-shape, with 1791 above a Sun below, in mixed grades VG to NVF, an eclectic mix of unusual types and worthy of further study £200 - £400
1012 Enamelled Coins (62) Crowns (36) 1965, 1972 (3), 1977 (32), Halfcrowns (2) 1951, 1966, Decimal Ten Pence 1976, Shillings (2) 1964E, 1965S, Silver Threepences (12) 1937, 1938 (3), 1939 (2), 1940 (5), 1941, Farthing 1932, Gibraltar Crown 1968, Guernsey Ten Pence 1970, Cyprus 10 Mils 1955, East Africa Shilling 1952, Hong Kong Two Dollars 1975, Australia Sixpence 1963, New Zealand (2) 50 Cents 1967, Sixpence 1963, all are enamelled on both sides, an interesting selection many with very good workmanship, in mixed grades, along with Mint Error - Mis-Strike Decimal Five Pence 2002 the reverse very weakly struck with signs of lamination under magnification VF/NF, and a Halfpenny Token 1972 F.J.Jeffery Melksham, Wiltshire, 'England's Leading Provincial Coin Dealer' EF £50 - £100
1013 Engraved (2) Italy 2 Lire 1914 engraved Cpl.J.W.Hayward Royal Air Force Italy 1918. with logo, 51975, Good Fine, holed at 3 and 9 o'clock. France 2 Francs engraved M.MORRIS Q.A.I.M.N.S Crossed Flags and a Club logo Fine £25 - £50
1014 Engraved Penny Edward VII the reverse a lady in period dress showing her bare backside and captioned 'My Word If I Catch You', the workmanship of good quality, Fine £40 - £60
1015 Fantasy Crown 1644 Oxford a Millionaires or Museum Collection, modern Fantasy, 22mm diameter struck in 22 carat gold and Rhodium plated, Prooflike UNC £100 - £150
1016 Farthing 1713 Contemporary forgery in copper, reverse in the style of Peck 752, BRITANNIA . 1713 . reverse legend, weight 4.46 grammes, VG with an edge crack at 4 o'clock, we note an example described as Fine in London Coins Auction A147 7/12/2014, Lot 1460 realised £46 hammer price £15 - £45
1017 Five Shillings And Sixpence Bank Token 1811 Electrotypes or clichés (2 pieces) Obverse and Reverse both in copper and uniface, the Obverse 42mm diameter, type K, Bust left with the appearance of being cast, 36.80 grammes, Good Fine, The reverse 43mm diameter, type 5a with the wreath stem pointing slightly upwards, on a thin flan and weighing 12.04 grammes, NEF, viewing recommended. We note that Linecar & Stone lists a Reverse 5 uniface piece (L&S 141) £50 - £100
1018 Fossilised items (2) trilobite type and Orthoceras a standing assemblage, excellent condition £25 - £50
1019 GB and World mis-strikes (37) includes mainly laminations and planchet clips many in UNC or near £50 - £100
1020 Gold Nugget 4.17 grammes, in the shape of a poodle £130 - £160
1021 Halfpenny Token Anglesey engraved on the reverse as a Love Token 'Not Lost but gone before' Female seated right reaches towards a tombstone with cherub on top. 'Margret Heaterton Died Jan 9 1793 Aged 20 Years & 8 months Fine/Good Fine and unusual £25 - £50
1022 Jettons (2) 1702 Queen Anne, reverse four shields in cruciform 23.5mm diameter in brass? GVF, 1761 Queen Anne, reverse four shields in cruciform NVF £15 - £45
1023 Jewellers imitation Half Sovereigns (2) cast, but accurate weight £75 - £150
1024 Medals, Tokens, Machine and Telephone Tokens, mostly modern issues (over 1000 pieces, over 7 Kilos) many different types represented, in mixed grades £80 - £100
1025 Medals, Tokens, Machine Tokens, Fantasies and Replica Items, along with an additional group of plastic gambling tokens, in mixed grades (lot, over 4 Kilos) £60 - £80
1026 Metal Bust of George IV as Prince Regent 100mmx 80mm fine detail appears to be in gilded brass, EF £24 - £32
1027 Mint Error - Mis-strike Australia One Cent 1976 with an Australian 5 Cents having been misplaced on top in striking, the obverse showing a large incuse 5, GVF and unusual as part of a group of Mint Errors - Mis-Strikes GB and World (12) planchet clips, double strikings, in mixed grades to EF £50 - £70
1028 Mint Error - Mis-strike Farthing George II 1733 a spectacular double striking, the obverse with the King's head double struck, the reverse with two dates, the two strikings around 3-4mm apart on both sides, VG and unusual £25 - £75
1029 Mint Error - Mis-Strike Farthing Victoria Young Head struck 15-20% off centre the obverse with WW Raised on truncation, Obverse 1 with Reverse type B (1838-1849) NEF/GVF with around 4mm blank flan, an unusual and attractive example £25 - £75
1030 Mint Error - Mis-Strike Florin 1921 struck around 10% off-centre with a raised lip from 12 o'clock to 5 o'clock on the obverse Bold GVF/NEF £50 - £100
1031 Mint error - Mis-Strike Halfpenny 18th Century Middlesex Prince of Wales DH955/956 edge Payable at Lancaster, London or Bristol a spectacular mis-strike with two heads struck on the obverse the second around 90 degrees rotated NVF/VF £150 - £200
1032 Mint Error - Mis-Strike Halfpenny George III (1771-1775) obverse brockage NVF and unusual £60 - £80
1033 Mint Error - Mis-Strike Shilling 1858 the edge split around 60% of the coin GVF £25 - £75
1034 Mint Error - Mis-Strike Threepence 1956 struck on a 19mm diameter Cupro-Nickel Sixpence flan Good Fine with some weakness in the centre of the reverse £25 - £50
1035 Mint Error - Misstrikes a small collection (9) 1950s to 1990s includes Australia Halfpenny 1953 20% off centre with up to 6mm blank flan protruding at an angle, Malaysia Ringitt 1991 the error almost identical, others being off centre, central hole out of position or wrong flans, mixed generally higher grades £50 - £100
1036 Mint Errors - GB and World Mis-Strikes (13) Poland 20 Zlotych 1984 on a small flan, plus Off-Centre, Planchet clips, Laminations 1820-1999 a mixed group with many EF or better £50 - £70
1037 Mint Errors - Minor Mis-Strikes World (23) damaged flans, laminations and more, from a wide variety of countries, in mixed grades to GEF £20 - £40
1038 Mint Errors - Mis-Strikes (10) Crowns (7) 1960, 1965, 1972 (2), 1980 a mix of metal flaws, weak striking, planchet clip and laminated flans, One Pound a very weak strike with little design remaining, on a thin flan and weighing 5.64 grammes, the edge milling weak but DECUS ET TUTAMEN bold, unusual, Decimal Ten Pence 1973 with a planchet clip NEF, Iran 2000 Dinars (2 Kran) AH1310 Near Fine struck around 10% off-centre with around 4mm blank flan £40 - £60
1039 Mint Errors - Mis-Strikes (5) India One Rupee 1906, Crowns 1977 (4) all with flan flaws NEF to UNC £20 - £40
1040 Mint Errors - Mis-Strikes Brazil (32) 20 Centavos to 1 Centavo, comprising 20 Centavos (13), 10 Centavos (10), 5 Centavos (8), 1 Centavo (1) includes misaligned die axes, off-centre strikes, thick and thin flans in mixed grades VF to Lustrous UNC £35 - £70
1041 Mint Errors - Mis-Strikes, United Kingdom INA Fantasy Pattern Euro errors (11) 2 Euros (2) 2002 apparently struck in brass with the outer ring plated, 2003 struck in copper and weighing 13.24 grammes, 50 Cents 2003 with different reverse design: large 50 to right, with globe and dove to left PROVA PROBE believed unique, 9.6 grammes, 10 Cents (2) 2003 struck in copper, 6.27 grammes (normal issue 4.8 grammes) with a sample goldine issue for comparison, 2 Cents (3) 2003 (2) both struck in nickel each 5.47 grammes, UNC and lustrous, and an undated issue (2002) reverse brockage, 2 Cents 2002 the obverse with a tall raised lip over 1mm high, 1 Cent an obverse and reverse uniface pair (2002) each struck in silver, an unusual group, A/UNC to UNC £120 - £150
1042 Mother of Pearl Tokens (91) various shapes and sizes including oval and large and small fish £75 - £150
1043 Paranumismatic with a bag of (146) including Transport and Machine Tokens, Imitations and Fantasies, Tokens and more. Medals (6) including WW1. Along with a bag of earlier medals and tokens and Jettons (42) dating back to 1789, mixed grades £50 - £100
1044 Pop Legends Bust - The Beatles, Ceramic Sculpture of Paul McCartney 'Artist's Original Proof' by Martin Thompson for Peggy Davies, with gold lettering on the base. A one-off example and a must for Beatles memorabilia collectors. In excellent condition. We note a similar original Proof item of the John Lennon Bust from 2007 currently for sale on the internet for £2,995 £100 - £750
1045 Pop Legends Busts - The Beatles (4) Ceramic Sculptures by Peggy Davies, modelled by Ray Noble, a limited edition of 500. Hand made and painted in Staffordshire, England. Not caricatures like many other sets. All numbered on the bases, Paul McCartney 57/500, John Lennon 129/500, George Harrison 24/500, Ringo Starr 51/500, each member of the band in their respective 'Sergeant Pepper' colours as on the cover of the album, in excellent condition. We note a similar set auctioned in the US in November 2019 realised $1500 £25 - £300
1046 Pop Legends Character Jug The Beatles (4) Ceramic Sculptures by Peggy Davies, modelled by Ray Noble, a limited edition of 200. Hand made and painted in Staffordshire, England. All numbered on the bases, Paul McCartney135/200, John Lennon 70/200, George Harrison 65/200, Ringo Starr 79/200. Each with a musical instrument as the handle. In excellent condition £25 - £300
1047 Silver Stamp Replicas with Gold Gilt (hallmark visible on reverse) by Pobjoy Mint a set of five in their presentation box £15 - £30
1048 Sovereign 1896M Marsh 156 GF/NVF in a 9 carat gold gent's ring, total weight 16.65 grammes £350 - £450
1049 Stamp Ingot Inauguration of the Isle of Man Post Office Authority 5th July 1973 22 carat gold (29.5 grams) by Pobjoy just 500 pieces minted £900 - £1,200

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