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London Coins Auction 171
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 16

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 170
English Banknotes Lot
16
GB & World a very pleasing and wide in an album (60) in various grades Good/VG to UNC. Ranging from early & issues to modern and including a group of notes. Comprising a Second issue Treasury 1 Pound T31 issued 1923 prefix L1/37. A Britannia medallion 1 Pounds (5) including the Emergency World War II B249 Blue/Pink issues (2) along with the regular Green Post-war B260 Threaded issues (3) prefixes U55A, W95A and X33A. An O'Brien Lion & Key 5 Pounds B277 Shaded Symbol 1957 prefix D33. 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 1963 prefix C26. issues (4) including the Lion & Key 10 Pounds B316 prefix A58 and a selection of 10 Shillings QE2 portrait (3) including B309 first series prefix 81R and B310 prefixes B38N and last series D12N. A group of (10) including the 2 designs 1 Pounds QE2 portrait B320 1970 issues (5) a set Y45D 648139 - Y45D 648143 along with a consecutive set of the QE2 pictorial (5) series L34 259440 - L34 259444. (4) including a selection of 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial B341 W Reverse issues 1981 (3) close numbers prefix CY82 along with a 5 Pounds the B343 L reverse issue 1980 prefix JY66. (2) including a 20 Pounds Michael Faraday B358 issue 1991 with a FIRST RUN and fairly low serial number A01 006715 along with a 5 Pounds. A 20 Pounds Michael Faraday B374 issue 1993 with a LOW FIRST RUN serial number X01 001439 given the first 1000 were not issued making this note number 439. A group of the new issues (6) including 5 Pounds Churchill B414 (4) with various prefixes and a consecutive pair of the 10 Pounds (2) prefix CD49. The group of ERROR notes include a Page 5 Pounds the Duke of Wellington B334 L Reverse issue 1973 with a partial offset mirror image of the obverse design on the reverse. A Page 1 Pound QE2 portrait B322 issue 1970 with a different serial numbers - BT06 788815 at top left and BT06 788825 at lower right. A Somerset 10 Pounds B348 L Reverse 1984 series AU46 984809 with a paper crease during printing in an acute angle across the Queen's picture, this note with 2 sets of small pinholes in the body of the note. And a 20 Pounds Kentfield B371 issue 1991 series T06 676486 with the obverse design with a Misaligned Printing causing signature and Bank's title to appear in incorrect position with a part of the bottom note's bank title to appear at bottom margin, also a part of the Queen's face misprinted with the arrow design at left. The world notes include issues from Brazil, China, Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Germany and France along with a few , World War 2 period Allied military notes and a set of Fantasy 'Hell Bank Notes' with matching serials E64865 and illustrations of Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy. An interesting and desirable selection certain to attract the attention of collectors and dealers alike
£380

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