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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Crown 1887 Proof : English Coins

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 163
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head , ESC 720, Bull 2772, Davies 641 dies 2A, minor hairlines, nFDC and attractively toned
£420 London Coins : A163 : Lot 647 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof, ESC 720, Bull 2772, Davies 641 dies 2A, minor hairlines, nFDC and... London Coins : A163 : Lot 647 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof, ESC 720, Bull 2772, Davies 641 dies 2A, minor hairlines, nFDC and...

Auction 163
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720, Bull 2772 A/UNC with minor hairlines
£280 London Coins : A163 : Lot 646 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720, Bull 2772 A/UNC with minor hairlines London Coins : A163 : Lot 646 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720, Bull 2772 A/UNC with minor hairlines

Auction 162
English Coins 1887 ESC 297, Bull 2586 nFDC with a few minor hairlines, retaining much mint brilliance, Ex-London Coins Auction A160 17/3/2017 Lot 2048 £1,200 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2181 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297, Bull 2586 nFDC with a few minor hairlines, retaining much mint brilliance,... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2181 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297, Bull 2586 nFDC with a few minor hairlines, retaining much mint brilliance,...

Auction 160
English Coins 1887  from dies - a very rare piece struck from a unique Obv. die. The legend arrangement is similar to the standard proof dies, but the 'BRITT' is now at its highest known point above the and the 'R' and 'E' of 'Reg' do not touch as all other 1887 Two pounds. The crown supporter has 8 small pearls, not 7 larger ones as other proofs and currencies. This coin has a unique thin Obv. rim, with the bust now enlarged to accommodate this feature, whereas the Reverse still has the usual and inconsistent thick rim. An unpublished pattern struck from proof dies with only a few examples previously noted, NEF with contact marks
£1,600 London Coins : A160 : Lot 2720 : Two Pounds 1887 Pattern from Proof dies - a very rare trial piece struck from a unique Obv. die... London Coins : A160 : Lot 2720 : Two Pounds 1887 Pattern from Proof dies - a very rare trial piece struck from a unique Obv. die...

Auction 160
English Coins 1887 ESC 297, Bull 2586 nFDC with a few minor hairlines, retaining much mint brilliance £1,500 London Coins : A160 : Lot 2048 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297, Bull 2586 nFDC with a few minor hairlines, retaining much mint brilliance London Coins : A160 : Lot 2048 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297, Bull 2586 nFDC with a few minor hairlines, retaining much mint brilliance

Auction 159
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 Toned UNC retaining some original lustre
£320 London Coins : A159 : Lot 862 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 Toned UNC retaining some original lustre London Coins : A159 : Lot 862 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 Toned UNC retaining some original lustre

Auction 158
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 AU/UNC the obverse toned, the reverse retaining much lustre £850 London Coins : A158 : Lot 1831 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 AU/UNC the obverse toned, the reverse retaining much lustre London Coins : A158 : Lot 1831 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 AU/UNC the obverse toned, the reverse retaining much lustre

Auction 158
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 UNC/nFDC and attractively toned, the obverse with some contact marks
£480 London Coins : A158 : Lot 3280 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 UNC/nFDC and attractively toned, the obverse with some con... London Coins : A158 : Lot 3280 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 UNC/nFDC and attractively toned, the obverse with some con...

Auction 157
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head , D:G: closer to , S.3866B nFDC with some hairlines in the fields, retaining almost full mint lustre
£3,600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 3286 : Sovereign 1887 Jubilee Head Proof, D:G: closer to Crown, S.3866B nFDC with some hairlines in the fie... London Coins : A157 : Lot 3286 : Sovereign 1887 Jubilee Head Proof, D:G: closer to Crown, S.3866B nFDC with some hairlines in the fie...

Auction 157
English Coins 1887 as S.3865 but struck from proof dies with the B of BRITT much closer to the , and with the R and E of REG not touching as on all other 1887 Two Pounds, A/UNC with prooflike fields, the design lightly frosted
£1,800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 3398 : Two Pounds 1887 as S.3865 but struck from proof dies with the B of BRITT much closer to the crown, a... London Coins : A157 : Lot 3398 : Two Pounds 1887 as S.3865 but struck from proof dies with the B of BRITT much closer to the crown, a...

Auction 157
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head Davies 641P dies 2A Toned UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 78
£650 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2628 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof Davies 641P dies 2A Toned UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 78 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2628 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof Davies 641P dies 2A Toned UNC, slabbed and graded CGS 78

Auction 157
English Coins 1887 Young Head ESC 717 UNC and lustrous with some contact marks, the obverse with prooflike fields and the bust frosted, Ex-Warwick and Warwick 7/3/2013 Lot 590
£600 London Coins : A157 : Lot 2490 : Halfcrown 1887 Young Head ESC 717 UNC and lustrous with some contact marks, the obverse with proofli... London Coins : A157 : Lot 2490 : Halfcrown 1887 Young Head ESC 717 UNC and lustrous with some contact marks, the obverse with proofli...

Auction 156
English Coins 1887 as S.3865 but struck from dies with the B of BRITT much closer to the , and with the R and E of REG not touching as on all other 1887 Two Pounds, EF/GEF the reverse with some minor surface marks
£1,600 London Coins : A156 : Lot 2943 : Two Pounds 1887 as S.3865 but struck from proof dies with the B of BRITT much closer to the crown, a... London Coins : A156 : Lot 2943 : Two Pounds 1887 as S.3865 but struck from proof dies with the B of BRITT much closer to the crown, a...

Auction 155
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded CGS 70 £650 London Coins : A155 : Lot 736 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded CGS 70 London Coins : A155 : Lot 736 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 A/UNC and lustrous, slabbed and graded CGS 70

Auction 154
English Coins 1887 with small obverse design (measures 34mm from top of T in VICT to top of R in REG). Davies 480P, NEF with some contact marks £600 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1787 : Crown 1887 Proof with small obverse design (measures 34mm from top of T in VICT to top of R in REG).... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1787 : Crown 1887 Proof with small obverse design (measures 34mm from top of T in VICT to top of R in REG)....

Auction 154
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 nFDC and lustrous
£520 London Coins : A154 : Lot 2197 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC and lustrous London Coins : A154 : Lot 2197 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC and lustrous

Auction 153
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 Davies 480P EF and lustrous £600 London Coins : A153 : Lot 2594 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 Davies 480P EF and lustrous London Coins : A153 : Lot 2594 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 Davies 480P EF and lustrous

Auction 153
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 nFDC and attractively toned
£420 London Coins : A153 : Lot 2998 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC and attractively toned London Coins : A153 : Lot 2998 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC and attractively toned

Auction 152
English Coins 1887 with small obverse design (measures 34mm from top of T in VICT to top of R in REG). Bright EF, probably once cleaned, with some hairlines and contact marks £550 London Coins : A152 : Lot 2572 : Crown 1887 Proof with small obverse design (measures 34mm from top of T in VICT to top of R in REG).... London Coins : A152 : Lot 2572 : Crown 1887 Proof with small obverse design (measures 34mm from top of T in VICT to top of R in REG)....

Auction 151
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head the Reverse an unrecorded type the 1 of the date pointing directly to a rim tooth, we observe every other Proof example we have offered does not display this characteristic. Both Obverse and Reverse have a broad rim, the obverse having the standard legend spacings and pointing, UNC with some light contact marks, starting to tone, retaining some original mint brilliance
£1,300 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2653 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof the Reverse an unrecorded type the 1 of the date pointing directly... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2653 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof the Reverse an unrecorded type the 1 of the date pointing directly...

Auction 151
English Coins 1887 New ESC 2586, Old ESC 297 UNC with some toning, the surface with some contact marks, retaining much original mint brilliance £1,000 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2210 : Crown 1887 Proof New ESC 2586, Old ESC 297 UNC with some toning, the surface with some contact marks... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2210 : Crown 1887 Proof New ESC 2586, Old ESC 297 UNC with some toning, the surface with some contact marks...

Auction 151
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head Davies 640P dies 1A this die pairing not recorded in the original Davies book About UNC
£400 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2652 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof Davies 640P dies 1A this die pairing not recorded in the original ... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2652 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof Davies 640P dies 1A this die pairing not recorded in the original ...

Auction 148
English Coins 1887 ESC 719 EF with grey tone, the fields prooflike
£32 London Coins : A148 : Lot 2020 : Halfcrown 1887 ESC 719 EF with grey tone, the fields prooflike London Coins : A148 : Lot 2020 : Halfcrown 1887 ESC 719 EF with grey tone, the fields prooflike

Auction 147
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 UNC with hairlines in the fields, retaining good original mint lustre £650 London Coins : A147 : Lot 2167 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 UNC with hairlines in the fields, retaining good original mint lustre London Coins : A147 : Lot 2167 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 UNC with hairlines in the fields, retaining good original mint lustre

Auction 146
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 nFDC attractively toned, minor hairlines only, Ex-Spink Numismatic Circular May 2008 £1,500 London Coins : A146 : Lot 2815 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC attractively toned, minor hairlines only, Ex-Spink Numismatic Circular... London Coins : A146 : Lot 2815 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC attractively toned, minor hairlines only, Ex-Spink Numismatic Circular...

Auction 145
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 nFDC attractively toned with a few minor hairlines £1,100 London Coins : A145 : Lot 1380 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC attractively toned with a few minor hairlines London Coins : A145 : Lot 1380 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC attractively toned with a few minor hairlines

Auction 145
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head Unc deeply toned with some surface marks
£280 London Coins : A145 : Lot 1715 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof Unc deeply toned with some surface marks London Coins : A145 : Lot 1715 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof Unc deeply toned with some surface marks

Auction 144
English Coins 1887 as S.3865 but the obverse legend having the B of BRITT now closer to the UNC or near so with some contact marks on prooflike fields, Very Rare
£2,000 London Coins : A144 : Lot 2199 : Two Pounds 1887 as S.3865 but the obverse legend having the B of BRITT now closer to the crown UNC o... London Coins : A144 : Lot 2199 : Two Pounds 1887 as S.3865 but the obverse legend having the B of BRITT now closer to the crown UNC o...

Auction 143
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 UNC attractively toned with minor contact marks and a few light hairlines £1,100 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1641 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 UNC attractively toned with minor contact marks and a few light hairlines London Coins : A143 : Lot 1641 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 UNC attractively toned with minor contact marks and a few light hairlines

Auction 142
English Coins 1887 UNC toned with an edge nick below the date £750 London Coins : A142 : Lot 2034 : Crown 1887 Proof UNC toned with an edge nick below the date London Coins : A142 : Lot 2034 : Crown 1887 Proof UNC toned with an edge nick below the date

Auction 141
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 nFDC and attractively toned retaining much brilliance £900 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1251 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC and attractively toned retaining much brilliance London Coins : A141 : Lot 1251 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC and attractively toned retaining much brilliance

Auction 141
English Coins 1887 stated by the vendor to be a Proof the fields certainly prooflike, EF toned
£85 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1252 : Crown 1887 stated by the vendor to be a Proof the fields certainly prooflike, EF toned London Coins : A141 : Lot 1252 : Crown 1887 stated by the vendor to be a Proof the fields certainly prooflike, EF toned

Auction 133
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 UNC
£260 London Coins : A133 : Lot 556 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 UNC London Coins : A133 : Lot 556 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 UNC

Auction 133
English Coins 1887 ESC 720 UNC the obverse with some hairlines on the portrait, possibly cleaned, the reverse with some toning
£150 London Coins : A133 : Lot 557 : Halfcrown 1887 Proof ESC 720 UNC the obverse with some hairlines on the portrait, possibly clean... London Coins : A133 : Lot 557 : Halfcrown 1887 Proof ESC 720 UNC the obverse with some hairlines on the portrait, possibly clean...

Auction 131
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 a superb example with only very minor hairlines, nFDC with choice blue and gold toning £980 London Coins : A131 : Lot 1114 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 a superb example with only very minor hairlines, nFDC with choice blue ... London Coins : A131 : Lot 1114 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 a superb example with only very minor hairlines, nFDC with choice blue ...

Auction 130
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 Lustrous UNC with some hairlines and surface marks in the fields £340 London Coins : A130 : Lot 1067 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 Lustrous UNC with some hairlines and surface marks in the fields London Coins : A130 : Lot 1067 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 Lustrous UNC with some hairlines and surface marks in the fields

Auction 130
English Coins 1887 stated by the vendor to be a proof the fields certainly prooflike, UNC with a few minor hairlines in the fields
£170

Auction 129
English Coins 1887 with Large B.P. this type several times rarer than the usual Small B.P. Proof. Two Pound Proofs for 1887 were struck from different die sinkings to the currency issue by having an expanded legend, especially with the BRITT which, as this coin, commences above the 's edge, UNC with some surface marks and hairlines
£1,200 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1995 : Two Pounds 1887 Proof with Large B.P. this type several times rarer than the usual Small B.P. Proof.... London Coins : A129 : Lot 1995 : Two Pounds 1887 Proof with Large B.P. this type several times rarer than the usual Small B.P. Proof....

Auction 127
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 nFDC nicely toned with a few light contact marks on the obverse £390 London Coins : A127 : Lot 1351 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC nicely toned with a few light contact marks on the obverse London Coins : A127 : Lot 1351 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 nFDC nicely toned with a few light contact marks on the obverse

Auction 126
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 nFDC with some light contact marks
£220 London Coins : A126 : Lot 1198 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC with some light contact marks London Coins : A126 : Lot 1198 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC with some light contact marks

Auction 125
English Coins ?1887 ?PROOF?having a?narrow date?and slightly dropped '7',?with?date only 7.4 mm wide. This Obv. 2 has a weak?upper unpublished and very rare. Some surface marking o/w About UNC. (Note: 1887 five pounds nearly always have strong lines and a 7.9 mm date. Those with no 'B.P.' ?have a weak first crown band and an 8.2 mm date).
£2,000 London Coins : A125 : Lot 1163 : Five Pounds?1887 ?PROOF?having a?narrow date?and slightly dropped '7',?with?date only 7.4 mm wid... London Coins : A125 : Lot 1163 : Five Pounds?1887 ?PROOF?having a?narrow date?and slightly dropped '7',?with?date only 7.4 mm wid...

Auction 125
English Coins 1887??PATTERN from PROOF dies - a very rare piece struck from a unique Obv. die. The legend arrangement is similar to the standard dies, but?the 'Britt' is now at its highest?known point above the and the 'R' and 'E' of 'Reg' do not touch as all other 1887 two pounds. The crown supporter has 8 small pearls, not 7 larger ones as other proofs and currencies. This coin has a unique thin Obv. rim, with the bust?now?enlarged to?accommodate this feature, whereas the rev. still has the usual and?inconsistent thick rim. An unpublished struck from proof dies with only?two other examples noted by the vendor.? Choice and virtually as struck
£1,600 London Coins : A125 : Lot 1171 : Two Pounds 1887??PATTERN from PROOF dies - a very rare trial piece struck from a unique Obv. die. Th... London Coins : A125 : Lot 1171 : Two Pounds 1887??PATTERN from PROOF dies - a very rare trial piece struck from a unique Obv. die. Th...

Auction 125
English Coins 1887?Currency -?large 'B.P.'. Currency two pounds for 1887 have a more compact legend with the 'Britt' lower down from the 's edge, showing quite a noticeable gap. This example is rare in having been almost certainly struck from dies, with the brilliant mirror fields, however, ?inevitably showing? some light scuffing. A slightly scarcer variety than the small B.P.' listed below, About UNC with some bag marks
£550 London Coins : A125 : Lot 1173 : Two Pounds 1887?Currency -?large 'B.P.'. Currency two pounds for 1887 have a more compact legend wit... London Coins : A125 : Lot 1173 : Two Pounds 1887?Currency -?large 'B.P.'. Currency two pounds for 1887 have a more compact legend wit...

Auction 125
English Coins 1887 Currency - as the general issue with the legend further away from the , but the initials 'J.E.B.' are double struck - very scarce and unpublished - uncirculated. (Note: s have their Obv. legend nearer to the?crown and have 13 necklace pearls - a rarer?proof has 14 pearls and various other differences.)
£180 London Coins : A125 : Lot 1169 : Sovereign 1887 Currency - as the general issue with the legend further away from the crown, but ... London Coins : A125 : Lot 1169 : Sovereign 1887 Currency - as the general issue with the legend further away from the crown, but ...

Auction 124
English Coins 1887 Obv 1 Rev A -- B.S.C. 640P -- a very rare , unlisted previously in B.S.C. and differing from the usual proofs from the sets which are Obv 2. This difference is apparent in the treatment of the insignia which is smaller and surrounded with small pearls, also having a domed appearance with the 'VRI' monogram indistinct and positioned to the left, whereas the final adopted piece for currency is more central. The unusually broad edge has compensated for the slightly smaller bust. Cinnamon toning with sea blue flashing FDC
£700 London Coins : A124 : Lot 1184 : Halfcrown 1887 Obv 1 Rev A -- B.S.C. 640P -- a very rare pattern proof, unlisted previously in B... London Coins : A124 : Lot 1184 : Halfcrown 1887 Obv 1 Rev A -- B.S.C. 640P -- a very rare pattern proof, unlisted previously in B...

Auction 124
English Coins 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 nFDC retaining much brilliance
£90 London Coins : A124 : Lot 457 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC retaining much brilliance London Coins : A124 : Lot 457 : Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head Proof ESC 720 nFDC retaining much brilliance

Auction 122
English Coins 1887 ESC 297 UNC nicely toned with a nick and a small scratch on the portrait £380 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1488 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 UNC nicely toned with a nick and a small scratch on the portrait London Coins : A122 : Lot 1488 : Crown 1887 Proof ESC 297 UNC nicely toned with a nick and a small scratch on the portrait

Auction 118
English Coins s (2) 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 720 nFDC with a few hairlines, 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 719 A/UNC
£110

Auction 112
English Coins 1887 ESC 296 lustrous GEF with prooflike fields and a couple of heavy bag marks to the portrait
£46

Auction 110
English Coins 1893 ESC 727 nFDC with a few very minor contact marks in the obverse field, 1887 Jubilee Head ESC 1352 Proof nFDC with some h
£95

Auction 107
English Coins 1808 aVF but scratched, and Crown 1893 LVI EF with a small edge bruise, 1887 Prooflike Good EF
£85

Auction 103
English Coins s (2) 1887 Prooflike EF/gEF, 1935 EF
£32

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