Penny 1893 as Freeman 136 dies 12+N the 3 with a doubling underneath the top curve, GEF/EF with traces of lustre, the obverse with some dark toning in places, we note also that CGS have not recorded this type
Shilling 1886 ESC 1347 Choice UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 88 the joint finest of 15 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report and one of the highest graded Young Head Shillings, desirable thus
Shilling 1903 Gouby Obverse 2a R of BRITT with tail less angled and away from the I, R of GRA has been recut, and R of REX with slight doubling, (illustrated on the michaelcoins website) EF slabbed and graded CGS 60
Sixpence 1837 Milled Edge ProofESC 1681 nFDC with attractive old toning, the reverse choice, Excessively rare, rated R6 by ESC, slabbed and graded CGS 82, purchased Spink 29/9/09 described by them as "toned, as struck, exceedingly rare" ex Baldwins A52 September 2007 lot 652. Described by Steve Hill in the catalogue as "Toned, as struck and of the highest rarity, this is the first example that the cataloguer has seen"
Sovereign 1841 as Marsh 24 with the unbarred A's in GRATIA, an extremely rare date and type, GVF/NEF with some light hairlines, compares closely for grade with the GRATIΛ example we sold in our Auction A142 (Lot 640, slabbed as PCGS AU53) which realised £20,000 hammer price
Belgium5 Francs 1842 in Gold Choice aFDC graded, authenticated and encapsuled by PCGS and graded SP63 Plain Edge 36.88 gr. Dupriez 189 and rated R3 by Dupriez being unique or extremely rare, similar era to the Gold £5 of Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion examples of which can realise over £100,000 in higher MS grades and have a much higher mintage than this Belgian piece offered here
IrelandHalfcrown 1943 choice BU from a recently found small war time hoard and graded 82 by CGS, NGC and Krause lists values up to MS60 for this key date rarity their value for MS60 being $4,600 this coin is choice and would probably be in the MS64 - 65 range which equates to CGS 82
Florin 1849 WW obliterated by inner circle ESC 802A, CGS type FL.V1.1849.02, EF the obverse with hairlines, slabbed and graded CGS 60, the finest of only 2 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1853 No stop after date, ESC 808, CGS type FL.V1.1853.02, Lustrous UNC and choice, slabbed and graded CGS 82, the finest known of 8 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report, very few Gothic Florins of any date achieve grades 80 or above, Ex-Roland Harris Collection London Coin Auction A124 Feb 28 2009 Lot 325
Florin 1864 brit. (stop instead of colon) CGS variety 04, CGS type FL.V1.1864.04 Die Number 30, so far recorded for die numbers 20 and 30, EF reverse toned, the obverse with toning in the legend, EF slabbed and graded CGS 70
Florin 1872 Davies 755 Dies 3A. Reverse A: Top Cross does not touch border beads, CGS type FL.V1.1872.01, Die Number 9, UNC with some light contact marks, beautifully toned, slabbed and graded CGS 78, Ex-NGC MS64 (this ticket not supplied) the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1876 ESC 845, CGS type FL.V1.1876.01, Die Number 9, UNC and richly toned, slabbed and graded CGS 80, this the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report, all Gothic Florins very hard to find in grades 80 and above
Florin 1877 48 Arcs, with WW, ESC 846, CGS type FL.V1.1877.01, Die Number 24, A/UNC and lustrous with light contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 75, the finest known of 3 examples thud far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1887 Gothic 46 Arcs ESC 866, CGS type FL.V1.1887.01 UNC and lustrous with some contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 78, the joint finest known of 3 examples thus far Recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1888 Davies 813 Dies 3A, Obverse: Truncation close to beads, Reverse: Harp's cross points to a space, date's cross points to a bead, CGS type FL.V1.1888.02, EF with some contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 65
Florin 1889 CGS variety 03, Dies 3A: Reverse : Harps Cross to space, dates Cross to bead. (this die pairing normally only found on 1887 and 1888) a known variety but unlisted in the Davies book, CGS type FL.V1.1889.03, Fine, slabbed and graded CGS 20, the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population report
Florin 1889 Davies 815 Dies 3C, Reverse: Harp and dates crosses both point to spaces, CGS type FL.V1.1889.02, A/UNC with some contact marks, slabbed and graded CGS 65 , Ex-Roland Harris Collection, London Coin Auction A124 27/2/2009 Lot 364
Florin 1893 Davies 830, Dies 1A. First I of VICTORIA to space, CGS type FL.V1.1893.01, Choice UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded CGS 85, the joint finest known of 18 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1895 Davies 838, dies 2A, Obverse:- First I of VICTORIA points to a bead. Reverse :- Left hand leg of H of SHILLINGS points to a bead on the inner ring, CGS type FL.V1.1895.03, A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded CGS 75
Florin 1896 Davies 841, dies 1B. Obverse: First I in VICTORIA points to a space. Reverse: Lower left Leg of H in SHILLINGS points to a space, CGS type FL.V1.1896.02, Choice UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 82, Ex-PCGS MS64 (this ticket not included) a scarcer die pairing, this shown by being the only example thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1896 Davies 843 dies 2B. Obverse First I of VICTORIA points to a tooth. Reverse Left leg of H of SHILLING points down to a space on the inner border, CGS type FL.V1.1896.04, UNC and lustrous and with some tone, slabbed and graded CGS 78, the second finest of 6 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1901 ESC 885, CGS type FL.V1.1901.01, UNC with a beautiful blue and gold tone, slabbed and graded CGS 82, Ex-NGC MS63 Cheshire Collection, the second finest known of 24 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1918 Davies 1741, CGS type FL.G5.1918.01, the standard issue for this date, Lustrous UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 80, the joint finest known of 17 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1920 Davies 1744 dies 2E. I of GEORGIVS points to a space. Early head with more relief. CGS type FL.G5.1920.01, Choice UNC and attractively toned, slabbed and graded CGS 82, the joint finest known of 6 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1921 ESC 940, CGS type FL.G5.1921.01, Choice UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 82, an early encapsulation (UIN 81) in one of the original holders with the 3-pronged gasket design, the joint finest known of 16 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1922 Davies 1750, Smaller Reverse Design. Note on this reverse the twos in the date are slightly misaligned with the second 2 tilting nearer to the border teeth, CGS type FL.G5.1922.03, GEF toned, slabbed and graded CGS 70
Florin 1935 ESC 954, CGS type FL.G5.1935.01, UNC and attractively toned with a couple of tiny spots on the portrait, without which the coin would possibly have graded higher, slabbed and graded CGS 85, the second finest of 27 examples thus far recorded by the CGS Population Report
Florin 1953 VIP Proof (Obverse 1) Davies 2360P, UNC with attractive toning, some light scratches in the obverse field, CGS yellow ticket 'Scratches UNC', CGS type FL.E2.1953.02, Ex-J.B.De Loynes (Ex-Head of the Nigeria Bank)
Florins in CGS holders (18) 1953 Dies 1A Davies 2360, CGS type FL.E2.1953.01, CGS 82, 1953 Dies 2A, Davies 2361, CGS type FL.E2.1953.02, CGS 70, 1953 Proof, Davies 2361P, CGS type FL.E2.1953.04, CGS 88, 1954 ESC 968H, CGS type FL.E2.1954.01, CGS 82, 1955 ESC 968I, CGS type FL.E2.1955.01, CGS 82, 1956 ESC 968J, CGS type FL.E2.1956.01, CGS 80, 1957 ESC 968L, CGS type FL.E2.1957.01, CGS 82, 1959 ESC 968M,CGS type FL.E2.1959.01, CGS 80, 1960 ESC 968N, CGS type FL.E2.1960.01, CGS 80, 1961 ESC 968O, CGS type FL.E2.1961.01, 1962 ESC 968P, CGS type FL.E2.1962.01, CGS 82, 1963 ESC 968Q, CGS type FL.E2.1963.01, CGS 80, 1964 ESC 968R, CGS type FL.E2.1964.01, CGS 82, 1965 ESC 968S, CGS type FL.E2.1965.01, CGS 82, 1966 ESC 968T, CGS type FL.E2.1966.01, CGS 80, 1967 ESC 968U, CGS type FL.E2.1967.01, CGS 82, 1970 Proof Davies 2384P, Dies 1B. Second A of GRATIA points to a space, CGS type FL.E2.1970.01, CGS 90, 1970 Proof Davies 2385P Dies 2B. Second A of GRATIA points to a bead. CGS type FL.E2.1970.02, CGS 90
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