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
Mint ErrorMis-StrikeHalfpenny George III contemporary counterfeit 1774 a spectacular double striking each striking around 14mm apart NVF, the date wiry with a j-shaped 1, struck on a slightly ovoid flan weighing 8.7 grammes
Mint Errors Mis-Strikes (2) Fifty Pence 2000 Public Libraries struck in bronze on a smaller mis-shapen flan weighing just 3.5 grammes Lustrous UNC, Fifty Pence 2000 struck on an almost round smaller flan of 29mm weighing 4.5 grammes toned UNC with some black marks
Mint Errors Sixpences (6) George VI Obverse uniface with traces of the obverse showing on the blank side EF, 1948 the edge mis-struck with a ridge part of the way round the coin Fine, 1953 with a plain and rounded edge Near Fine/Fine, 1954 struck on a thin flan Fine, 1958 struck on a thin flan Fine, 1964 struck on a large 21mm diameter flan seemingly struck without a collar but with full edge milling EF
Modern Replicas Nero Bronze, Queen Elizabeth I Crown, Henry VIII Half Angel base metal, low grade late Roman Bronze (3), Retro Patterns Edward VIII (3) 3d/ 2/6, Crown 1936-37, Jersey 1/13 Shilling 1858 from circulation along with an Isle of Man Mint Set 2007 9 coin set 1d - £5 BU in a presentation wallet
Paranumismatic including medals prize and commemorative some in silver, machine and transport tokens, fantasy issues and tourist imitations, plus two albums of first day cover with coins and some of these coins now removed, plus others (lot)
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Crown-sized Proofs 2012 (25) in Platinum Coloured Alloy comprising Scotland (14), Isle of Man (6), New Zealand (2), United Kingdom (3, 2 different designs) FDC in the wallets of issue
Books and Accessories, Books (14) including Tokens of the 20th Century by William Boyne, Salisbury's Local Coinage by C.M.Rowe, London Tradesmen's Tokens Beaufoy Cabinet by Jacob Henry Burn 1855, 17th Century Tradesmen's Tokens by J.L.Wetton, Lancashire and Cheshire Tokens by Nathan Heywood, Krause World Coins 1801-1900 4th Edition, Krause World Coins 1901-2000 34th Edition, Krause World Coin 2001-date 2nd Edition, Krause Unusual World Coins 4th Edition, a 10 tray plastic cabinet includes many felts, a home-made cabinet 8 trays with felt inlay, plus home made flat coin display trays in mixed condition
Mint ErrorMis-StrikeSixpences (3) 1959 with slight planchet clip at the top of the obverse, 1965 Plain edge on a slightly larger flan, struck without a collar GEF, 1967 Plain edge on a slightly larger flan, struck without a collar, also with a planchet clip UNC
Mint Errors (2) Mis-Strikes Halfpenny 1955 with a lamination to the left of the obverse resulting in a raised 'lip' on the rim, UNC, India Quarter Anna 1879 struck around 5% off-centre with around 2.5mm blank flan Fine
Mint Errors Fifty PenceMis-Strikes (3) 2000 Public Libraries in bronze off-centre struck on a smaller mis-shapen flan lustrous UNC, 2000 Britannia in bronze off-centre struck on a smaller misshapen flan lustrous UNC, 2000 Britannia off-centre struck on an almost round smaller flan appears silver-coloured with bronze showing through UNC and unusual
Mis-Strikes (9) Two Pence 2006 (2), Two Pence with date off-flan (2) struck on smaller than usual flans 21-23mm diameter one with a raised lip on the edge, Two Pence 2008 on a slightly smaller flan with only a partial rim, Ten Pence 2008 struck off-centre with no rim on part of the coin, Twenty Pence 2006 on a smaller flan with rounded edges, 2008 on a smaller than usual flan and off-centre, Ten Pence 2008 struck on a Penny-sized flan all UNC one toned others with almost full lustre
Postcards including many early 20th century and Letter cards (1123) includes many European, in mixed condition, plus a number of black and white photographs and an album taken in the early part of the 20th Century
Mint ErrorShilling 1825 Lion on Crown the obverse with an extra piece of metal protruding at 3 o'clock, the reverse with part of an incuse obverse struck 9mm into the coin between 1 o'clock and 4 o'clock VF and highly unusual
Mint Errors (5) Halfcrown 1965 Weakly struck around the obverse and reverse legends GVF, Shilling 1958 Scottish weakly struck around the reverse legend VF, Sixpences (2) 1943 Fine with a planchet clip, 1958 VF with an extra piece protruding 2mm from the rim at 1 o'clock to 2 o'clock on the obverse, Threepence 1967 with a raised wavy edge
Mint Errors (7) DecimalTwo Pounds 1998 with a badly defective edge around 25% of the coin GEF, One Pound Blank Flan EF, One Pound (in three pieces) with the centre of the reverse cut away the obverse hollowed out with a piece broken away EF, Twenty Pence 1990 struck off metal on an 18mm round flan EF, Ten Pences (2) 1968 Weakly struck obverse the reverse blank EF, 1971 Off-centre with a planchet clip EF, Two Pence Blank flan UNC
Mint Errors Halfpennies Contemporary Counterfeits (3) 1751, struck around 10% off-centre, 1775 Double struck a second coin struck around 40% across the first strike VG/NF, George III undated a spectacular double strike across 50% of the coin About VF and well-struck unusual for this type of coin, an interesting group
Mint Errors India (4) Rupee George V Obverse Brockage NEF, Quarter Rupee 1941 struck off-centre with around 3mm blank flan GF/VF, Two Annas Victoria Gothic Head Obverse Brockage Fine, Quarter Anna Victoria Gothic Head Obverse brockage About Fine
Mint Errors Sixpences (6) George VI Obverse uniface with traces of the obverse showing on the blank side EF, 1948 the edge mis-struck wide a ridge part of the way round the coin Fine, 1953 with a plain and rounded edge Near Fine/Fine, 1954 struck on a thin flan Fine, 1958 struck on a thin flan Fine, 1964 struck on a large 21mm diameter flan apparently struck without a collar but with full edge milling EF
Wales FantasyCrowns 1830 (150) obverse William IV (90) bare head GVLIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D: reverse dragon ANNO DOM. 1830 WALES CYMRU 30 of each in three different base metals pewter, golden alloy, and copper generally BU and eye catching and obverse George IV (60) same reverse 30 of each aluminium and cupro-nickel
A mixed group, Mint Error - 5p 1970 on a thin planchet along with a standard issue as a comparison, as part of a miscellaneous group including campaign medals, cup, an interesting badge or medal Victoria 1897 Jubilee with a portrait of some of her descendants on the front, others including GB and World coins and badges and others (lot)
Books (15) mostly Roman Coins-related includes Roman Coins and Their Values by David Sear (3 volumes), 2001-2005 editions, Roman Silver Coins by Seaby (5 volumes) two 1982 editions and three 2004 editions in good condition
Books and Plates 'The Medallic Illustrations of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II Volumes I and II originally published 1885, this a reprint by Spink 1978 together with the original plates which have not been re-issued and are rare
Coin Cabinet 480mm x 310mm x 300mm with 30 trays and three additional drawers all felts present professionally made, lockable with key, in very good condition, unsuitable for posting, room bidders or collection only
Magnifying Lamp with 3 dioptre 120 mm precision lens illuminated by a 22 watt circular fluorescent tube with shade on a spring-balanced extension arm with multi-positional clamp base, with cable and plug, as part of a large group of accessories includes Royal Mint cases and boxes, Westminster cases, Banknote wallets, Coin capsules etc. (Lot in 9 boxes and a deed box) total weight over 50 Kilos ROOM BIDDERS ONLY NO POSTAL to be cleared by the buyer on sale day
Mint ErrorDecimalFifty Pence 1969 double obverse GEF comes with two letters of authenticity from the Royal Mint, one from 1977, the other from 2003, the vast majority of double sided coins although very convincing are two separate coins joined together which are often found in circulated grades, the key to this lot are the letters from the mint
Accessories includes a number of empty Proof Set boxes for 1950, 1951 and 1953 sets, a display box with 10 sliding trays, Maundy boxes etc. (lot) in varied state, ROOM BUYERS ONLY must be cleared from the sale room by the buyer on the day of the sale
Accessories includes coin display trays (9), Whitman folders (21, 18 of these empty the remaining three containing Farthings 1937-1956  and Farthings 1902-1936), a Westminster box, a quantity of Hartberger coin envelopes, Coin flips, Royal mint small boxes, vinyl coin envelopes (lot) ROOM BIDDERS ONLY must be cleared by the buyer from the sale room on the day of the sale
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