World Coin First Day Covers in 6 albums The Queens Golden Jubilee (60) along with a handful of stamp covers, The Queen Mother 1900-2002 (13) plus 12 stamp covers UNC in the album pages of issue, many of the coins are Crown-sized
A collection of Greek electrotypes (one Julius Caesar aureus). 9 complete coins and 29 halves which go together to form top and tail of complete types. Interesting collection complete with original Baldwin's paper work from 1938 All VF+ 
A mixed lot with GB and World base metal collections in Whitman Folders, some high grade decimal issues, medallic collections from the seventies Esso Soccer, Space Exploration and Wildlife, others in tins and jars, two Canadian Dollars double obverse and double reverse but these probably fantasies or high quality imitations, along with books including Freeman and EMC, a large table magnifier, and a large group of Hartbergers and some autographs including Test Match cricketers from the era of Alan Knott and Dennis Amis (lot)
Accessories a large group includes Aluminium carrying cases with trays (2), coin albums, and a selection of cases for Royal Mint items including 1927 and 1937 Proof Set boxes, varied state (total weight approximately 25 Kilos) ROOM BUYERS ONLY NO POSTAL SERVICE
Books (2) Krause World Paper Money 1650-1960 Volume 2 Hardback Eighth Edition, World Paper Money Modern Issues 1961-date Volume 3 10th Edition both in very good condition, along with postcard album pages (45) these in unused condition
Maundy Service Books (3) 1960 Westminster Abbey, 1997 Bradford Cathedral, 1999 Bristol Cathedral, these a perfect complimentary addition to any Maundy Set of the year, plus book 'Pictorial History of the Royal Maundy' by Pitkin Pictorials Ltd 1981, all in very good condition
Mint Error - Mis-StrikeSixpence 1966 the obverse overstruck with another coin in the minting process thus now with the appearance of an arc of 6mm into the coin a the top of the obverse also with a raised lip VF and unusual
Mint ErrorMis-StrikeHalfpenny 177- Contemporary Counterfeit of crude style, a spectacular double strike with the two strikings 12mm apart, on a thin, irregularly shaped flan of just 4.74 grammes, VF, an extremely high grade for pieces of this type
An Abafil carrying case with 6 small trays, good condition, Books Spink/Seaby Standard Catalogues 1986, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2013, The Gold Sovereign by Michael A.Marsh, English Coins by George C.Brooke 1942, Celtic Coinage in Britain by Philip de Jersey, Coin Yearbook 2013, A Handbook of Coins of the British Isles by Howard W.Bradley, Thomas Simon His Life and Work 1618-1665 by Alan J.Nathanson all in good condition
Books Peck English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558 - 1958 2nd Edition 1970, Freeman The Bronze Coinage of Great Britain 1st Edition 1970 and signed by Michael Freeman, The Copper Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England Elizabeth to the Present Majesty by H. Montagu 1893, along with a quantity of retail lists of Colin Cooke and The Farthing Specialist, used
Cases (7) 1927 Proof Set cases (2), 1937 Proof Set case, 1937 Currency Set card case, 1893/1902 Square case (for 9 coins), a square red Maundy money case and a Crown-size round case this possibly Victorian, the majority in very good condition
Coin Cabinet professionally made 'Crozier' by Peter Nichols, lockable with key 28 trays with all felts 300mm x 300mm x 310 mm in excellent condition, we note a similar cabinet new retails around £470 (Source www.coincabinets.com)
Coin Cabinet professionally made 'Pheon' by Peter Nichols, lockable with key 14 trays with all felts 330mm x 330mm x 185 mm in excellent condition, we note a similar cabinet new retails around £280 (Source www.coincabinets.com)
Mint ErrorMis-Strike Ae26 Gordian III 238-244 Thrace, Hadrianopolis Rev. Artemis standing left holding patera, Stag at feet, dramatically mis-struck creating a third eye on the portrait and a second profile also visible in parts VF patinated, unusual
Mint Error Mis-strike Australia Sixpence 1950 struck off centre, plain edge, with around 2mm blank flan at the top causing a raised lip on the top of the reverse UNC or near so and lustrous with some contact marks
Mint ErrorMis-Strike Two Pence 1971 a partial planchet clip, the coin having a 4.5mm area of planchet flaw at the top of the reverse, the obverse appearing normal UNC as part of a 'Britain's First Decimal Coin set 19687/71 (5 coins) UNC in the blue wallet of issue
Stamps, First Day Covers, Postcards etc. (209) a varied group mostly dating from the late 1970s to the mid 1980s, Book 'Collectors Coins 1978' , Banknotes (5) Syria 10 Piastres 1944, Lebanon 10 Piastres 1944, British Armed Forces Threepences (2) Shilling (1) in mixed condition
Coin Weight George II Guinea 1748 by F.Kirk Obverse George II bust left GEORGIUS.II.DEI.GRATIA. With KIRK F below, Reverse A GUINEA in Crowned cartouche, M B F ET H.REX .F.D.B.ET.S.P.I.A.T.ET.E 1748 weight 8.16 grammes Fine
FantasyCrowns (200 approx.) a wide variety including William IV, George III various reverse such as Bermuda, Wales, Bahamas different metals mostly in eye catching BU some duplicated but looks like no more than 5 of any give type
First Day Cover and Coin albums (6) being two sets with a total of 141 pages comprising GB and World The Royal Family, a first day Coin cover collection in three Westminster albums (51 pages with coins and stamps) as issued, many with Five Pound Crowns, Bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar 1805-2005 First day covers, and Coin Covers in three Westminster albums (90 pages) mostly regular first day covers or loose stamps, along with a handful of coin covers, as issued
Goblets York Minster (2) in silver commissioned in 1972 on the 500th Anniversary of the completion of the Gothic Minster and the end of 5 Years worth of restoration, UNC in the white boxes of issue with booklets. Pocket Sundial in silver by Ransom Gallery Ltd. weighing approx. 2 3/4 oz. inset with 10 small emeralds (originally 18) in the case of issue with certificate and original newspaper cutting showing original issue price of £95, Coins of the World (14) in a glass frame 254mm x 205mm with a printed map of the World EF-UNC largely 1950s and 1960s minors
Mint Errors Mis-Strikes (10) Pennies (5) 1913, 1940, George VI with rim cud over the date area, 1962, 1963, Halfpennies (4), 1920 with obverse split away from coin due to lamination, 1928, George V with reverse split away from the coin due to lamination, 1944, BrassThreepence (1) Obverse uniface (smoothed?) a variety of mainly laminations in mixed grades to GEF
Mint Errors, Sixpence 1966 VF weak obverse overstruck with part of the reverse, accompanied by a Royal Mint letter from 1968, as part of a group of Mint errors - Mis-Strikes (16) mostly planchet clips, slightly off-centre strikes, laminations, weak hubbing etc. in mixed grades
Paranumismatic an album including Checks, Tokens and Medals including earlier types (128) along with "Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales" eye catching bronze medal collection (36) medals Unc in a presentation album with a booklet which contains a narrative for each medal
Pub Checks Cornish Nags Head Inn Abingdon (2) Twopence and Threepence A/UNC, Unofficial farthing Token Edwin Cottrill St. Pauls Birmingham EF, Halfpenny Herts 90 Hatfield 1667 Thomas Serin VG with a ragged edge, Halfpenny 1672 Dublin Mic Wilson G, Halfpenny Norfolk 1811 Norwich Norfolk 24 NF, plus guinea weight Obverse G (crown) R Reverse 521 CW VF
A silver necklace containing 14 coins Shillings to Maundy Odds Charles II to George III (11) plus 18th and 19th Century French pieces (3) the coins attached to the chain by the edges, total weight 44.78 grammes
An Antique round silver box 51 mm diameter with hinged lid which has a bull head 1817 Halfcrown inlaid, the base with a small head 1817 Halfcrown inlaid elegant and unusual (no hallmark on the box presumed sterling)
Balance Scales along with a set of five weights in the original box, along with a table of weights inside the lid with reference to both British and French pieces, box in good condition, although missing one catch
Books (41) all but one being numismatic titles includes Spink Standard Catalogues (9) 2005, 2006 (2), 2007, 2010 (3), 2011 (2), English Paper Money by Duggleby (2) 6th and 7th Editions, Krause World Coins (7) 1601-1700 (2) 1st Edition, 3rd Edition, 1701-1800 2nd Edition, 1801-1900 2nd Edition, 1901-2000 (2) 27th and 36th Edition, 2001-date 3rd Edition, Coin Yearbooks (8) 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010, Medal Yearbook 1998, USA Red Book 2000, Collector's Banknotes 14th Edition, Coins Market Values (4) 2003, 2004, 2007 (2), A Guide Book of English Coins 1968 by K.Bresset, all in good condition (Total weight over 36 Kilos)
Books (94) a varied selection includes a number of useful titles, Krause, Spink standard catalogues, Coin Year Books, USA Red books etc. over 61 Kilos total weight, in good condition (lot) ROOM BUYERS ONLY MUST BE CLEARED FROM THE SALE ROOM BY THE BUYER
Germany medalundated in gold Obverse three trees in ornamental urns WOL DEM DER TREVDE AN SEINEN KINDERN ERLEBT Exergue: DAS HILF HERR ZELAOTH Reverse two tombstones with DV SOLT DEINER VATER VND DEINE MVTTER EHREN and AVT DAS DIRS WOHL GEHE on them GVF with some dirt in the reverse legend, presumed .900 purity
Mint ErrorMis-StrikeTwopence 1797 with both obverse and reverse legends completely double struck thus BBRRIITTAANNNNIIAA 11779977 with all lettering completely separated, the obverse mostly doubled GGEEOORRGGIIUUSSIIIIDDGGRREEXX the designs on both sides though show no signs of doubling VF and most unusual
Pattern or Trial George III One Florin 1871? Obverse bearing the right facing portrait of George III within a beaded border GEORGIUS III D.G. BRITT. REX , the reverse with a crowned shield within an inner circle in a much later style, legend ONE FLORIN 1871 NVF, a curious piece
Royal MintTrial Dies (16) 1927 to 1960s a collection of many different designs and metals, some showing Britannia, others with Coat of Arms, or numeric reverses, many rare and previously unseen by this cataloguer, EF-UNC
Simon De Passe Tokens or Counters in silver (32) each depicting an engraved half length portrait of the monarch on the obverse, the reverse showing a coat of arms, and with decorative borders, 25mm diameter with a weight range 1.8 to 2.7 grammes all about VF
Books (8) a selection of useful titles, Roman Coins 4th Edition by David Sear, The John Brooker Collection of Coins of Charles I by Spink, English Hammered Coinage by J.J.North Volumes I and II 1960-1964 editions, The British BronzePenny 1860-1970 by Michael Gouby, The British Numismatic Journal (3) Volumes 74, 75 and 76 2004, 2005 and 2006 all in good used condition
Books 'The Bronze Coinage of Great Britain' by Michael J.Freeman, the pre-production copy owned by Michael Freeman showing various annotations before the book went to press. (The jacket untitled unlike the standard edition) includes hand typed and hand-written lists of values for 1983 and 1984, Good condition and a historically important insight into the workings of the author prior to the publication of the second edition in 1985. Book 'English Copper Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558-1958' by C.W.Peck Second edition 1964, the copy owned by Michael J.Freeman, no dust jacket, in fair condition and including notes and annotations by Mr. Freeman who acquired many of Peck's collection when it was sold through Spink. We have Michael's school teacher to thank for his extensive insights into the bronze penny series as she attracted his interest through a charity collection the teacher administered, requesting the children to donate pennies Michael was immediately attracted to the variety he noticed in the collection spurring him on to extensive studies of the series leading to his book first published in 1970. A rare opportunity to acquire historically significant and original workings.
City of London Brewery Company 1869 32mm diameter in brass (over 100) UNC, plus a mixed group (26) includes Charles I Marriage medalet 1626 in silver about Fine creased, and detector finds (20) some are tokens, plus a small group of World Paper Money (14) in mixed grades
Coin Cabinet professionally made by Peter Nichols of St. Leonards, lockable with key 28 trays with all felts 300mm x 300mm x 310mm in very good condition (Note: listed on his website as £472 new plus delivery)
Countermarked (6) Twopence 1797 countermarked J.DILLECATE twice on each side VG. Halfpenny George III 1806-7 countermarked ROBINSON CUTLER OXFORD on the obverse Poor. Penny Victoria Bun Head Railway token countermarked 17 NORWICH LOCO WK on the reverse, countermark Fine, host coin Poor. Halfpenny George III 1806-7 with multiple countermarks including MARSDEN, WRIGHT and OATES countermarks about Fine host coin Poor. Countermarked Token 31mm diameter in brass uniface with 592 incuse Fair. Countermarked Token in Brass 25.5mm diameter uniface with G J F incuse and a larger Chinese? Character in a cartouche above. Plus Halfpenny 18th Century North Wales 1793 DH 1b NEF/GVF
Jewellery items in gold (8) Three 9 carat chains (broken), Three ear-rings all different each 9 carat, a gold pin unmarked presumed 9 carat, plus a pair of 14 carat ear-rings total weight 7.8 grammes of 9 carat and 2.1 grammes of 14 carat
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