Rhodesia and NyasalandProof Set 1955 a 7-coin set in cupro-nickel and copper, KM#PS1 Halfcrown to Halfpenny in LCGS holders comprising Halfcrown 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 91, Florin 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Shilling slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Sixpence 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Threepence slabbed and graded LCGS 88, Penny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90, Halfpenny 1955 slabbed and graded LCGS 90 Very Rare with a mintage of just 10 sets nFDC with light toning, in the blue case of issue, listed at $2500 by Krause

BermudaCrown 1959 350th Anniversary of the founding of the Colony Proof in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, a very rare matt proof is listed in the latest Krause catalogue, but brilliant proofs such as this are unlisted, we note a Proof 65 Ultra Cameo sold for $4025 in 2009, one example in PF65 sold in our previous sale in March for £3042 inclusive of buyers premium, another sold for $8000 in Japan

Costa RicaVIP Proofs/Proofs of record 1937 a 3-coin set comprising 1 Colon 1937 KM#177 in an NGC holder and graded PF66, 50 Centimos 1937 KM#176 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, 25 Centimos 1937 KM#175 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, an extremely rare set, we note a similar set with the 50 Centimos and 25 Centimos in lesser grades realised $3525 at Heritage in April 2014

Saudi Arabia - Hejaz and Nejd Ghirsh AH1344 (1926) VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#6 in a PCGS holder and graded PR63, wwe note no examples recorded on the Heritage database, Extremely Rare

Southern RhodesiaHalfcrown 1952 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#24 in an NGC holder and graded PF67, we note there are no examples on the Heritage database, Extremely Rare and a choice example

Guatemala 1932 VIP Proof/Proofs of record a 3-coin set comprising 2 Centavos 1932 KM#250 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, One Centavo 1932 KM#249 in an NGC holder and graded PF66, Half Centavo 1932 KM#248.1 in an NGC holder, and graded PF64, all Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum

Ceylon50 Cents 1929 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#109a practically FDC and with full brilliance, Extremely rare, we note that Heritage does not record any examples on their database

GuatemalaVIP Proofs/Proofs of record a 3-coin set comprising Half Centavo 1932 Proof KM#248.1 in an NGC holder and graded PF64 , Centavo 1932 Proof KM#249 in an NGC holder and graded PF63, 2 Centavo 1932 Proof KM#250 in an NGC holder and graded PF64, these London Mint issue Proofs seldom encountered, no mintage figures stated by Krause, Ex-Heritage Auction 3045 Lots 34154, 34145 and 34146

Ceylon 25 Cent 1919 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#105a UNC and lustrous with some contact marks, Very Rare, we note there are no example in the Heritage auction archive

Ceylon10 Cents 1963 VIP Proof/Proof of record as KM#130, in an NGC holder and graded PF66 Cameo, unlisted as a Proof by Krause, the only example encapsulated by NGC, also no examples encapsulated by PCGS, Extremely Rare

GuatemalaOne Centavo 1929 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#247 in an NGC holder and graded PF66 BN, Ex-Heritage Auction January 20/21 2014 Lot 28748, the only example previously listed on the Heritage database

BermudaCrown 1959 350th Anniversary of the founding of the Colony Proof in an NGC holder and graded PF65 Cameo, a very rare matt proof is listed in the latest Krause catalogue, but brilliant proofs such as this are unlisted, we note a Proof 65 Ultra Cameo sold for $4025 in 2009 in the USA

Isle of ManFarthing 1860 Bronzed ProofS.7419D UNC with traces of lustre, slabbed and graded CGS 82, Extremely Rare with only around 8-10 examples thought to have been struck

Nicaragua10 Centavos 1962 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#17.2, in an NGC holder and graded PF67, 5 Centavos 1962 VIP Proof/Proof of record KM#24.2 in an NGC holder and graded PF66, both Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum

IrelandPenny 1968 VIP Proof KM#11, nFDC starting to tone, slabbed and graded LCGS 91, one of only 20 examples minted, we note an example graded PCGS SP65 recently realised $822

British West AfricaSixpence 1945 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#22 UNC and lustrous with a couple of small spots, retaining much original colour, surprisingly unlisted in the Vice catalogue

East Africa10 Cents 1956 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#38 nFDC retaining almost full mint brilliance, we note that Heritage does not record any examples sold in their archive

East Africa1 Cent 1930 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#22 nFDC retaining much original lustre, only two examples recorded in the Heritage auction archive, these both from the Professor Wayne Newton Palmer collection as far back as 2004

East Africa5 Cents 1949 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#33 nFDC retaining almost full mint brilliance, we note Heritage record no examples in their auction archive

Iceland 1 Kronur 1957 VIP Proof KM#12a in an NGC holder, graded PF66 CAMEO, Ex-Melbourne Mint Museum, we note the Krause catalogue quotes Proof prices for impaired proof with the note that 'Brilliant Proofs may bring 3 to 4 times these figures'

East Africa10 Cents 1942 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#26.2 nFDC retaining almost full original mint brilliance, we note that Heritage list just one example in their archive, this sold as far back as 2004, from the Professor Wayne Newton Palmer collection

East Africa10 Cents 1949 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#34 near FDC and retain much original brilliance, superior to the example in the David Vice collection

East Africa5 Cents 1935 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#18 nFDC, one tone spot on the reverse otherwise retaining much original colour and lustre, we note that Heritage record no examples in their archive and there was no example in the Professor Wayne Newton Palmer collection

East Africa1 Cent 1950 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#32 nFDC with some red toning, retaining much original lustre, we note Heritage record no example in their archive

East Africa1 Cent 1955 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#35 nFDC retaining almost full mint brilliance, we note Heritage record no examples in their auction archive

East Africa5 Cents 1955 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#37 nFDC retaining almost full mint brilliance, only one example recorded in the Heritage auction archive, this from the Professor Wayne Newton Palmer collection as far back as 2004

East AfricaShilling 1952 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#31 nFDC retaining much original mint lustre, we note Heritage record only 2 examples in their archive, these from the Professor Wayne Newton Palmer, and Ted Reams collections from 2004 and 2013 respectively

Iceland 2 Kronur 1962 VIP Proof KM#13a.1 in an NGC holder and graded PF65, we note the values given by Krause are stated as for impaired proofs, we note an NGC PF64 example, visibly inferior to this piece realised $211.50 at Heritage in June 2016

East Africa1 Cent 1954 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#35 nFDC a few flecks of minor tone, otherwise retaining full mint brilliance, we note Heritage have recorded two example in their archive, these being in 2004 and 2012, the latter realisation showing a four-fold increase

East Africa5 Cents 1956KN VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#37 nFDC retaining almost full mint brilliance, we note Heritage record no examples in their auction archive

East Africa5 Cents 1963 VIP Proof/Proof of record, KM#37 nFDC retaining almost full mint brilliance, we note that Heritage list just one example in their archive, this sold as far back as 2004, from the Professor Wayne Newton Palmer collection

Iceland 2 Kronur 1958 VIP Proof/ Proof of record KM#13a.1 nFDC nicely toned, we note an example recently changed hands in a Heritage sale for $235 in NGC PR62

GibraltarCrown 1971 Barbary Ape Silver Frosted Proof NGC PF67 Ultra Cameo. Although not stated on the holder, these were purchased at the time from the official agents. Their surfaces are undoubtedly superior, only 50 pieces issued

GibraltarCrown 1967 Silver Frosted Proof NGC PF65 Ultra Cameo. Although not stated on the holder, these were purchased at the time from the official agents. Their surfaces are undoubtedly superior, only 50 pieces issued

GibraltarCrown 1967 Silver Frosted Proof NGC PF66 Ultra Cameo. Although not stated on the holder, these were purchased at the time from the official agents. Their surfaces are undoubtedly superior, only 50 pieces issued

USAHalf Dollar Commemorative 1892 Columbian Exposition ProofBreen 7420, nFDC and superb with a light golden tone, and plenty of eye appeal, Extremely Rare with only 103 examples minted, these being 1-100, numbers 400, 1492 and 1892 also being Proofs. This and the other two Proof coins from a provincial sale also containing items from the estate of McCormick believed to be descendants of the McCormick family of International Harvester of Chicago, major exhibitors at the Columbian Exposition of 1892, so would explain how he obtained these Proof pieces. We note another Proof example sold for $42,250 in 2002, very seldom offered for sale, a rare opportunity

Essequibo and Demerary One Stiver 1813 KM#10 Proof in copper aFDC with traces of lustre ex NGC PF65BN (ticket enclosed 4183138-005) rare and seldom offered with Krause listing at $1750

Mauritius (3) Rupee 1938 KM#19 GVF/NEF with some contact marks, scarce. Half Rupee 1946 KM#23 Fine/Good Fine, scarce. Quarter Rupee 1946 Proof KM#27 UNC with a couple of spots and an edge cut which appears to have been done before striking as the edge milling appears intact around the cut edge

Sierra LeonePenny 1791 struck in bronze KM#2.1 FT 8 A/UNC toned, stated by the vendor to be a proof, the fields certainly showing some underlying brilliance in places

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