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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Burgers Pond : World Coins

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 147
World Coins 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 GVF with some small scratches on the obverse, very rare with the mintage believed to be just 695 pieces with few surviving, most of which are ex-jewellery, we note an example in a recent London Auction described as VF, and with a scratched X in the obverse field realised over £4000
£8,000 London Coins : A147 : Lot 908 : South Africa Burgers Pond 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 GVF with some small scratches on the obverse, very ... London Coins : A147 : Lot 908 : South Africa Burgers Pond 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 GVF with some small scratches on the obverse, very ...

Auction 144
World Coins 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 NGC AU55, EF/GEF and extremely rare in this pleasing and high grade. This 1874 issue was South Africa's first circulating Pond (Pound or ) issue, engraved by Leonard Wyon the then engraver and struck by the Heaton Mint Birmingham. The coin was rejected by South African legislators who objected to the use of the portrait of Thomas Burgers the 2nd president of the Republic and the man entrusted with the design. The total issue of 695 were sold off as novelties with the vast majority becoming jewellery pieces, hence the extreme rarity of undamaged examples in this high grade. As well as South African collectors the coin fits well into any comprehensive Sovereign collection being the same weight and fineness, and in fact an example was sold in the recent Bentley Sovereign at Baldwins which realised £38,000
£10,000 London Coins : A144 : Lot 688 : South Africa Burgers Pond 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 NGC AU55, EF/GEF and extremely rare in this pleasin... London Coins : A144 : Lot 688 : South Africa Burgers Pond 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 NGC AU55, EF/GEF and extremely rare in this pleasin...

Auction 144
World Coins 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 About Fine, ex-mount, Very Rare with the mintage believed to be just 695 pieces, with few surviving, most of which are ex-jewellery, we note an example in a recent London Auction described as VF, and with a scratched X in the obverse field realised over £4000
£1,800 London Coins : A144 : Lot 687 : South Africa Burgers Pond 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 About Fine, ex-mount, Very Rare with the mintage be... London Coins : A144 : Lot 687 : South Africa Burgers Pond 1874 Fine Beard KM#1.2 About Fine, ex-mount, Very Rare with the mintage be...

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