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London Coins Auction 170
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Polymer : English Banknotes

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Auction 169
English Banknotes Offered Here For Charity - VIP tribute s No. 5 note Merlyn QE II & Sir Edward Elgar B386 Series E Second Historical Series Foil Hologram & Windowed Thread issue 1999 and a First Run Low Non-circulation serial number AA01 000005, about UNC - UNC. According to Duggleby the lowest possible circulation serial number available of this Series E Historical Twenty Pounds before this offering is AA01 000031. This note from the Governor of the Bank of England in the original anti reflective museum glass frame with a note "From The Governor Of The / Bank of England / Note No. 5 of New Series 1999". It appears the note has not been glued in the frame and is held by precisely placed small holders with a small gap for each corner of the note to be inserted in. It has become a common tradition for the Bank of England to hold back the first printed notes with low or symbolic serial numbers when a new issue is released. Such notes are attributed to dignitaries, royalty and institutions that usually receive or were involved in the development of the new issue, for example Her Majesty the Queen traditionally receives the very first 000001 note, the Churchill War Rooms received the new Churchill 5 Pound note with the end of World War II year serial number AA01 001945, and the Cathedral received the new Polymer 10 Pound note with a serial number AA01 001817 marking the year that Jane Austen was buried there. A number of first run circulation serial numbers, the Bank of England is known to donate in Charity Auctions for various causes and many of these notes are very sought after by collectors and usually realise high figures as for example the very first possible circulation number of the 20 Pounds with serial number AA01 000007 realized £2,100, the first public available Churchill Polymer 5 Pounds serial number AA01 000017 realized £4,150 and the Jane Austen Polymer 10 Pounds AA01 000010 realized £7,200. In regard to this note the serial numbers prior to this one were reportedly donated as follows to H.M. the Queen, the Prime Minister, the Bank of England Governor and the Chancellor.
£8,000 London Coins : A169 : Lot 91 : Offered Here For Charity - Bank of England VIP tribute Twenty Pounds No. 5 note Merlyn Lowther QE II...

Auction 169
English Banknotes & (33) a selection of notes in a small album and in mixed grades from Good/Fine to UNC. Comprising Treasury 1 Pounds (2) including a Third issue T16 Dot in No. 1917 serial number C/58 334995, inked number on reverse along with a First issue T24 Dot in No. 1919 serial number M/3 028710, 4 pinholes at upper left. Also comprises a selection of Churchill 5 Pounds B414 2016 (25) including a range of AA prefixes and a FIRST RUN AA01 prefix along with other later prefixes, some in ly numbered sets. Together with a QE2 portrait 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds (2), a QE2 portrait 1 Pound and a QE2 pictorial 1 Pound. The lot also comes with a Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe 50 Billion Dollars Pick 87 dated 2008.
£260 London Coins : A169 : Lot 15 : Bank of England & Treasury (33) a selection of notes in a small album and in mixed grades from G... London Coins : A169 : Lot 15 : Bank of England & Treasury (33) a selection of notes in a small album and in mixed grades from G...

Auction 169
English Banknotes 10 Shillings to 20 Pounds mid 1900's to present, varied examples of designs and cashiers to (24) all in mixed mostly high grades ranging from VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC. Comprising Beale Green 1 Pounds Britannia medallion issues B268 (2) prefixes A40J & B55C. O'Brien Green 1 Pound Britannia medallion B273 prefix J43K. QE2 portrait (3) including 10 Shillings B295 prefix 64B, 1 Pound B288 prefix C06R and 5 Pounds B297 prefix H07. QE2 Portrait (2) consisting of 10 Shillings B310 prefix C41N and 1 Pound B305 prefix S32D. (4) 1 Pound QE2 Portrait B322 prefix HU06, 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial B336 L Reverse (2) prefixes including a FIRST series AN08 along with CR78 and a 10 Pounds Lion & Key B326 prefix C45. QE2 pictorial (3) including 1 Pound B341 W Reverse prefix AR73 along with a pair of 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial B343 L Reverse (2) prefixes EX06 and DZ25. (2) 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial B364 prefix AD48 and a 20 Pounds B375 prefix CH21. (4) including a pair 5 Pounds B393 (2) prefixes HB23 and JA62, a 10 Pounds B390 "AND COMPANY" prefix AJ07 and 20 Pounds B386 prefix AA29. 20 Pounds B402 prefix DH79. Together with a pair of the Cleland 5 Pounds B414 (2) prefix AJ54.
£220 London Coins : A169 : Lot 20 : Bank of England 10 Shillings to 20 Pounds mid 1900's to present, varied examples of designs and... London Coins : A169 : Lot 20 : Bank of England 10 Shillings to 20 Pounds mid 1900's to present, varied examples of designs and...

Auction 167
English Banknotes early to modern issues (23) in various grades VF to UNC comprising 1 Pounds World War II Emergency B249 issue 1940 serial number R14D 516937. Britannia medallion 1950's notes (2) including 10 Shillings B266 Red-Brown issue serial number S45Z 102908 and 1 Pound Green B268 serial number N21C 145996. O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key B280 symbols issue 1961 serial number J58 327803. 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issue 1963 prefix D07 . 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B309 issue 1967 prefix 18U. 1 Pound QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B322 issue 1970 prefix BT79. 1 Pound Sir Isaac B341 W Reverse issues 1981 (2) prefix CU76 along with DW47 in a Raffles presentation wallet. 10 Pounds B354 L Reverse issue 1988 prefix ET57. (5) including 5 Pounds B364 Crown at upper right issues 1963 (3) prefixes BH33, BH79 & BK22 along with 10 Pounds Charles B369 Denomination at upper right issue 1993 prefix JH06 and 20 Pounds Michael Faraday B375 issue 1994 prefix AL29. (4) including 5 Pounds Elizabeth Fry B343 prefix JA39 and B395 (2) prefixes HD30 & HJ08 along with 20 Pounds Sir Edward Elgar B386 issue 1999 FIRST series prefix AA37. 10 Pounds Charles B400 issue 2004 prefix EA78. 5 Pounds B414 issues 2016 (3) prefixes include FIRST series AA17 & AA33 along with AC28.
£150

Auction 166
English Banknotes includes issues (18) in mostly very high grades comprising 5 Pounds Polymer QE2 & Sir Winston Churchill B414 issues 2016 FIRST RUN notes (5) including a ly numbered set of 4 serial numbers AA01 151285 - AA01 151288 along with an earlier number AA01 013400. 10 Pounds (7) including the new QE2 & Polymer issue 2017 Duggleby unlisted (2) a presumably FIRST RUN consecutive pair AA01 050971 & 050972 along with QE2 & Charles B411 issues B411 (5) including a consecutive trio MA13 540848 - MA13 540850 along with LJ04 370035 and LH30 363407. 20 Pounds QE2 & Adam Smith B412 issues 2015 (4) including a consecutive trio KC05 316182 - KC05 316184 along with JK70 948736. 50 Pounds QE2 & Matthew Boulton and James Watt B413 issues 2015 (2) a consecutively numbered pair FIRST series AJ61 080535 & AJ61 080536
£320 London Coins : A166 : Lot 95 : Bank of England Cleland includes Polymer issues (18) in mostly very high grades comprising 5 Pounds ... London Coins : A166 : Lot 95 : Bank of England Cleland includes Polymer issues (18) in mostly very high grades comprising 5 Pounds ...

Auction 165
English Banknotes modern issues (54) a fine collection of Five, Ten and notes in an album almost all in UNC and a big amount as sets. Cashiers include , , and issues
£450

Auction 165
English Banknotes Modern issues includes polymer LOW numbers FIRST RUN (10) a in an album all about UNC - UNC and comprising (3) s B407 issues 2012 (2) a pair series MC59 177135 & MC59 177136 along with s B409 series JD09 383261. 2015 & 2016 issues (7) comprising s B411 (3) series LJ19 370438, MA73 214684 and the last only a few numbers away from previous MA73 214688. Twenty Pounds B412 series JK70 948728. s B413 series AK10 854088. Five Pounds issues B414 (2) a consecutive pair FIRST RUN LOW numbers series AA01 000247 & AA01 000248
£220

Auction 160
English Banknotes s (37), B414 (13) notes including a pair of ly numbered FIRST RUN AA01, plus other consecutively numbered runs noted, B407 (13) including 2 sets of consecutively numbered notes with prefix LE79 and a mid run '01' note, B398 (11) including consecutively numbered runs and a few mid run '01' notes, most Uncirculated
£220

Auction 159
English Banknotes s (2) B414 different prefix numbers but they both have same serial number, AK13 360205 & AK17 360205, plastic, Churchill on reverse, Uncirculated (came from the on 1st day of issue)
£30

Auction 158
English Banknotes s (3) B414 different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, nice almost solid numbers, AK02 353333, AK13 353333 & AK18 353333, plastic, Churchill on reverse, UNC (came from the on 1st day of issue)
£42 London Coins : A158 : Lot 100 : Five Pounds Cleland (3) B414 different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, nice alm... London Coins : A158 : Lot 100 : Five Pounds Cleland (3) B414 different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, nice alm...

Auction 155
English Banknotes B414 (2) different prefix numbers but they have same serial number, AK02 353272 & AK18 353272, plastic, Churchill on reverse, UNC (came from the on 1st day of issue)
£65 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1782 : Five pound Cleland  B414 (2) different prefix numbers but they have same serial number, AK02 353272 ... London Coins : A155 : Lot 1782 : Five pound Cleland  B414 (2) different prefix numbers but they have same serial number, AK02 353272 ...

Auction 155
English Banknotes B414 (3) different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, AK02 353439, AK04 353439, AK13 353439 & AK18 353439, plastic, Churchill on reverse, UNC (came from the on 1st day of issue)
£40 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1784 : Five pound Cleland  B414 (3) different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, AK02 353... London Coins : A155 : Lot 1784 : Five pound Cleland  B414 (3) different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, AK02 353...

Auction 155
English Banknotes B414 (3) different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, AK02 353254, AK04 353254 & AK18 353254, plastic, Churchill on reverse, UNC (came from the on 1st day of issue)
£30 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1783 : Five pound Cleland  B414 (3) different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, AK02 353... London Coins : A155 : Lot 1783 : Five pound Cleland  B414 (3) different prefix numbers but they all have same serial number, AK02 353...

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