Penny 1881 Freeman 103 dies 9+M, Gouby BP1881Ga (dies M+p) Ex-Michael Freeman collection, with his ticket, Christie's 23/10/1984 Lot 65 (part), Fair, misty in parts including around the date area, listed in the Christie's catalogue as 'perhaps with H, extremely rare' hence the listing in the 1985 Freeman book 'with H below date (?)', rated at R19 by Freeman, with only one other example previously seen by this cataloguer, extremely rare and believed to be one of only three or four known examples, we note there were no examples in the Laurie Bamford, Copthorne, Alderly or James Workman collections, probably rarer than the 1877 Narrow date coin, of which an LCGS Fine 20 example realised £7020 in our June 2010 auction
Engraved a small group (6) Victorian issues Shillings (2), Sixpence (1), Threepence (1), Farthing Victoria Bun Head, Canada 10 Cents (holed), Enamelled Shilling 1787 Reverse in 5 colours, Fair workmanship, Medals (6) includes William IV and Queen Adelaide Coronation 1831 in white metal, holed for suspension, Coronation of Queen Victoria 1838 in white metal, holed for suspension , Death of the Duke of Wellington 1852 in white metal and three others in base metal, in mixed grades
Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head enamelled both sides (Reverse in 4 colours, obverse 2 colours) of good workmanship in a silver ring mount, Crowns (3) 1960 Polished Dies UNC, 1972 SilverProof A/UNC uncased, 1977 Silver Proof UNC uncased
Penny 1868 Copper ProofFreeman 58A dies 6+G Ex-James Workman collection Lot 39 (£1500) September 2010 as struck with much original underlying lustre, with a blue and magenta tone, a couple of minor contact marks, otherwise choice
Penny 1875H Bronze ProofFreeman 86 dies 8+J, Excessively Rare, rated R19 by Freeman, nFDC with a couple of tiny spots in the obverse field, Ex-James Workman collection Part 1 (lot 49) September 2010, £1500
Henry VIII (1509-1547), Head of the Church, restitutional silver medal or `so-called` pattern crown, c. 1545, Obverse: crowned bust virtually full-face, holding sword and orb, Reverse: crowned arms with lion and dragon supporters, HR monogram below, ANGLICE.Z HIBENICE:ECCLESIE: SVPREMVM: CAPVT, 43mm (cf MI 47/43). VF and rare. Medallic Illustrations states `…the unsatisfactory nature of the workmanship renders it probable that it is a copy, made in the present (ie 19th) century on the Continent…`, however H. E. Pagan (BNJ 40, 1971, "Mr. Emery`s Mint"), writing of these pieces states they "could very well be products of the Emery mint"
Penny 1928 as Freeman 199 dies 5+C with die axis inverted, Fine or better with some contact marks and an edge bruise to the right of the date, most unusual, Ex-J.Workman sale, Colin Cooke September 2010, £600
Penny 1863 Open 3 in date unlisted by Freeman, Gouby 1863B, Satin 46, the variety confirmed by the 3 having a curved downward diagonal stroke, the 2003 census in the Satin catalogue states 6 specimens recorded, VG with all major details clear, Ex-J.Workman sale September 2010 £250
Penny 1919KN Freeman 187 dies 2+B Toned UNC with a trace of lustre and a couple of small spots on the obverse, unusually well-struck for this type, and superior to the examples in the Colin Adams and James Workman Collections
Brooch mounted (4) Crown George III reverse enamelled in six colours, very good workmanship, pin mounted on obverse, Shilling 1889 Good Fine in silver mount pin, Florin 1885 Reverse enamelled in seven colours, excellent workmanship, pin mounted with chain, South Africa Halfcrown 1892 in silver mount VF
Counterfeits Ancients to 20th Century GB and World (17) includes Sicily Dekadrachm by Euainetos Rev:Quadriga driven by Charioteer holding goad crowned by flying Nike Obverse SYPAKOSION head of Artemis, Arethusa or Persephone with hair bound with wreath of corn leaves, 4 dolphins EYAINE below GVF, Ancient Greece Rhegion - Italy Tetradrachm 415-387BC Obverse PHГINON Laureate head of Apollo, Reverse Lions scalp NEF, GB Rawlins Crown 1644 of good style and workmanship, struck in base metal NEF, others generally in mixed grades an interesting group
Crown 1887 VF/GVF, Crown 1887 enamelled in six colours, fair workmanship, Shilling 1887 (Obverse with Large Jubilee Head !) enamelled in five colours, Medals (2) George V 1911 Coronation, George VI 1937 Coronation, both the official Royal mint issues, EF-GEF
China, Shanghai Land Investment Co. Ltd., certificate for shares of five taels, Shanghai 1941, company incorporated in Hong Kong, ornate design with vignette at left of workman painting a traditional house, brown, pinholes at top left, central fold, AVF. (1).
China, Shanghai Land Investment Co. Ltd., share certificate, Shanghai 1940, company incorporated in Hong Kong, ornate design with vignette at left of workman painting a traditional house, blue, folds, AVF
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