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London Coins Auction 173
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 174
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 175
5th - 6th December 2021

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Auction 172
Medals Medals (29) Queen 1887 Obv. Veiled Head of Victoria VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX ANNO JUBILAEI A.D.1887, Rev. Young head of Victoria VICTORIA REGINA REGNVM SVSCEPIT20 JVN 1837. 26mm diameter in silver by J.Carter NEF, Queen Victoria 1897 26mm diameter in silver The Official issues (9) Eimer 1817 VF to GEF some with attractive toning, Edward VII 1902 Regional issue 38mm diameter in silver NEF, Edward VII Coronation 1902 31mm diameter in silver The Official Royal Mint issues (8) Eimer 1871 VF to A/UNC many with attractive tone, one with some scratches, Coronation 1911 31mm diameter in silver The Official Royal Mint issues (2) Eimer 1922 both Good Fine, George V 1935 32mm diameter in silver The Official Royal Mint issues Eimer 2029 (3) NEF, EF and GEF, Coronation 1937 32mm diameter Obv. Bust crowned and draped, facing three-quarters right TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION EDWARD VIII 1937, Rev. NEW ZEALAND, INDIA AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA, CANADA and WEST INDIES each on a br against a background of oak branches, leaves and acorns EF, Enterprise du Palais Des Nations 1933 70mm diameter in .900 silver by Huguenin Freres & Co. () Obverse: A scene of industry , a man levers a large block, date below, Rev. Palace of Nations building, Switzerland, EF. Prize Medals (2) Royal Horticultural Society 45mm diameter in silver, awarded by Show Sept. 1945 to Mr.A.Scard, Horticulture GEF. The Smallholder Championship medal 35mm diameter in silver NVF. An ornate silver hallmarked and with makers mark JHL some wear, Fine
£400

Auction 172
Medals 1851 51mm diameter in white metal by Allen and Moore Eimer 1462 NEF and lustrous. International Exhibition 1862 36mm diameter in white metal by G.Dowler NEF and lustrous. Winston a 5-piece Mint medallic set comprising Churchill - Great Leaders, Great Words Silver One Ounce, with 70mm diameter gold-plated copper medals (4) in a presentation folder. Banco Vizcaya - 1993 75th UNC boxed. Winners 2003 38mm diameter in nickel-brass by the UNC boxed with certificate. The Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London 51mm diameter in Royal Mint box. Queen 1977 45mm diameter UNC in a Royal Mint box. II 80th birthday 2006 Lenticular Medal 45mm diameter in Nickel-Brass with 3D portrait of the Queen by the Royal Mint UNC in the box of issue with certificate. Eiffel Tower Ascension to the First stage 1889 45mm diameter in copper GVF. 193732mm diameter in bronze GVF. Queen Elizabeth II 1953 Coronation in brass, UNC boxed. Paul VI Mission to the October 4 1965 63mm diameter in bronze by Medallic Art Co. New York UNC boxed. 50th State - The Aloha State 63mm diameter in bronze by the Medallic Art Co. New York. UNC boxed. Prize Medal 1905 - Awarded to Herbert G.Hogben for Proficiency in Science by the Board of Education 38mm diameter in bronze EF in a 'Board of Education - South Kensington' box. Millionaires Fantasy Double Leopard a modern fantasy in base metal UNC. Fantasy Crown 2012 Queen Elizabeth II with George and the Dragon Reverse, UNC. Queen Elizabeth II 2002 in base metal UNC on the card of issue. King George V Silver Jubilee 1935 32mm diameter Obverse with conjoined busts, Reverse a coat of arms, GEF. King George V Silver Jubilee 1935 a regional issue - Byworth 38mm diameter in base metal. King George VI Coronation Medal 1937 38mm diameter in white metal EF. Queen Elizabeth II The 2015 UNC in 'Daily Mail' blister pack. Medals Crown-sized in base metal (6) Bicentennial - Fleet Arrived 1788, William Wilberforce 150th Anniversary of the Abolition of ry UNC, 20th Anniversary of Independence 1984 UNC, Pope Paul II Visit to Britain 1982 UNC, of and Miss Sarah Ferguson 1986 UNC, Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977 UNC, these all in slide cases. Replica Miniature Medals modern issues (2) Cross and star, as issued. Silver plated Stamp book holder with Coronation 1937 on the front with conjoined busts of George VI and the , GVF. Cigarette Tin 1953 'Four Square Cigarettes', ' Sutcliffe MP Royston Division Conservative Association, Ingots (2) The Year of the Three Kings Gold Crown Set 206 of 499 ingot, and ingot inscribed ' Deutsche Reichbank 999/1000 gold' a fantasy issue weighing 28.8 grammes UNC
£200

Auction 172
Medals Queen 1897 38mm diameter in silver by Spink, Obverse: Bust left Crowned, Laureate and veiled VICTORIA QUEEN AND EMPRESS TO COMMEMORATE THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN, Reverse Crowned VRI monogram within a wreath Lighthouse and sailing vessels behind, above: Five shields attached by chains EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AMERICA and AUSTRALIA, in Exergue: a globe and br: BRITAINS REJOICE Eimer 1820i 26.41 grammes, EF/GEF and nicely toned, in the box of issue, Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 38mm diameter in bronze Obverse: Bust left Crowned and veiled VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX, Reverse : Arms with supporters VICTORIA 1837-1897 IN COMMEMORATION, 30.61 grammes NEF, - Albany Queen Victoria 1887 UNC with prooflike fields the reverse with some scratches, holed at the top
£120 London Coins : A172 : Lot 777 : Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 38mm diameter in silver by Spink, London Obverse: Bust left Crow... London Coins : A172 : Lot 777 : Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 38mm diameter in silver by Spink, London Obverse: Bust left Crow...

Auction 169
Medals Map of the World : Eastern and Western Hemispheres (c.1820) 74mm diameter , in white metal by T., possibly struck by Edd Tho, Eimer 1139a, Obverse: Detailed Map of the Eastern Hemisphere, the continents AFRICA, ASIA, EUROPE and NEW HOLLAND () identified together with countries and some cities, Reverse: Detailed map of North and identified, together with countries and islands GEF boxed with good surfaces, rare
£550 London Coins : A169 : Lot 344 : Map of the World : Eastern and Western Hemispheres (c.1820) 74mm diameter undated, in white metal by... London Coins : A169 : Lot 344 : Map of the World : Eastern and Western Hemispheres (c.1820) 74mm diameter undated, in white metal by...

Auction 167
Medals of 1902 38mm diameter, weighing 25.25 grammes, in silver by Arthur Fenwick of , BHM 3763, Obverse: Bust three quarters left in Coronation robes Obverse: EDWARD VII. KING & EMPEROR . GOD SAVE THE KING with E R 1901 in the field, Reverse: EDWARD VII KING OF GREAT BRITAIN & COLONIES ACROSS THE SEA & EMPEROR OF INDIA CROWNED 1902. Two shields inclined toward each other and overlapping. The left shield, representing the , is quartered with: (1) Star of , (2) kangaroo – , (3) scale balance – and (4) beaver – and with a small shield of the Cape Colony superimposed in the centre. On the right shield, the British coat of arms. To the left, a garland with a rose (), shamrocks () and thistles (). To the right, a laurel branch. Above, the Crown. Two clasped hands across the divide between the shields at the bottom. GOD SAVE THE KING on a br below. 355487 below the clasped hands, Other medals were made bearing this design, all used the number 355487, Lustrous UNC with touches of colourful toning, in a round red contemporary case
£280 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1750 : Coronation of Edward VII 1902 38mm diameter, weighing 25.25 grammes, in silver by Arthur Fenwick of ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1750 : Coronation of Edward VII 1902 38mm diameter, weighing 25.25 grammes, in silver by Arthur Fenwick of ...

Auction 166
Medals Operation Raleigh 1984-1988 a 12-piece set 50mm diameter each 53 grammes of .925 silver each medal with a reverse depicting flora, fauna, birds or animals native to twelve different countries or regions:- United Kingdom, , Caribbean, , , South , , , , , Oman and , nFDC to FDC some with light toning, in the box of issue with certificate and promotional booklet
£220

Auction 165
Medals a group of five to n Infantryman WX901 Pte.E.Millet 1939-45 Medal, Medal, Australia Medal, 1939-45 Star and Star. NEF to EF. Pte. Millet was killed in action at the of (second day) 21/5/1941, Pte.Millet took part in Wavell's first desert campaign in December 1940/Feb 1941,and in the Battle of Bardia before helping to capture Tobruk. He is buried at Suda Bay War Cemetery 5.C.15., World War II, along with Infantry a casualty group of five, awarded to 9179 L/Cpl G.W.Wheeler comprising 1939/45 Star, Africa Star, 1939/1945 War Medal, New Zealand War Service Medal and New Zealand Memorial Cross, all privately engraved, EF. L/Cpl. Wheeler was killed in action by a stuka raid on the New Zealand Division 27/4/1941
£170

Auction 163
Medals , Transvaal Souvenir 1899-1900 in White Metal 'United in the Cause of Freedom' 38mm diameter in white metal, Hern 86, BHM 3673,Obverse:- Two shields inclined tod each other and overlapping. The left shield is quartered with: Star of , Kangaroo – , Scale balance – and Beaver – . The right shield has the coat of arms. To the left is a garland with a rose (), shamrocks () and thistles (). To the right is a laurel branch. Above is the Crown. Two clasped hands across the divide between the shields at the bottom. On a ribbon below: “WE . SERVE . UNDER . ONE . CROWN”. Above the ribbon, and below the hands, stamped: “REGISTERED”. Legend in ornate lettering above: “UNITED IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM” and below between stops: “WE DEFEND OUR EMPIRE”. Reverse:- To the left, a sailor with rifle at attention; to the right, a soldier with rifle at the ready. They stand guard over the British Union flag, between them on a flagpole surmounted by a crown. Behind, two artillery pieces facing outwards and in the background, a ship behind the sailor and a tent behind the soldier. Legend in ornate lettering: “SOUVENIR (left) MEDAL 1899 / & 1900 (right)”. In the exergue in ornate letters: “THE QUEEN / GOD BLESS HER (in an arc)”. Signed on the left close to the rim: “FENWICK. F”. On the right near the rim, stamped: “REGISTERED”. UNC boxed
£24

Auction 162
Medals 1914-15 Star awarded to 3666 Driver W.J.Davies 2/F .A.BDE. A.I.F. 2nd Brigade of Field Artillery. EF. Killed in action , 21/8/1916. Buried Becourt Cemetery Becordel, Becourt
£60

Auction 161
Medals - Merano Commune Token 5 Marenghi in silver, UNC boxed, unlisted by Krause 'Unusual World Coins', - Visit of the Italian President 1988 56mm diameter in .986 silver UNC boxed, Visit of Czar to 1874 76mm diameter in bronze Good Fine, Australia Bi 1988 Education medal in cupro-nickel, UNC in the folder of issue, Italian National Committee a huge 100mm diameter medal weighing 592 grammes in silvered bronze VF, Italy 37th of the Establishment of the Italian Labour Union 1986 95mm x 65mm in bronze, UNC in the case of issue with certificate, as part of a group of World Medals a wide ranging group (14) in mixed grades with some prize medals in base metal, plus pin s including Italia 90 Football and 1992 Olympics, these in mixed condition
£180

Auction 160
Medals of Discoverer of a 2-medal set in silver (1979) by Pinches total 77.7 grammes of silver UNC deeply toned in the John Pinches box with certificate
£46

Auction 159
Medals Investiture of the 1969 a 3-medal set in silver 58mm diameter, 45mm diameter and 32mm diameter by Pinches Eimer 2116a, 2116b and 2116c UNC in the dated box of issue, Queen 1977 Silver ingot/first day cover set with 4 stamps, UNC in the box of issue, a 3-ingot set in silver 1976 s each with Canadian stamp designs and weighing 16 grammes of .999 silver UNC in the box of issue with stamps, The New Group Silver Ingot One ounce of Silver FDC in the box of issue with certificate, along with a group of Medals, Tokens and fantasies includes some larger an modern bronze types (17) some EF to GEF, St Helena Crown 1978 Enamelled in four colours, fair workmanship, on a chain, boxed, Broken Hill Co-Op Tokens One Loaf (36) 28mm diameter in aluminium UNC, Enamelled Shillings (3) 1887Jubilee Head (2), 1890, Enamelled Sixpence 1887 Jubilee Head, fair workmanship, Penny 1891 VG, Threepence 1909 VG, Shilling 1826 set in a swivel mount Fine, gilded, and a locket made from a 1952 Halfpenny, along with letter from Central detailing the ad of a Good Conduct medal and with the ribbon attached
£160

Auction 158
Medals (3) 1937 57mm diameter by D.R.Golding Obverse: Bust right EDWARD .VIII.CROWNED.MAY.XII, in field MCMXXXVII in three lines, Reverse: Britannia seated, right holds a crown, upon which stands a Dove carrying an olive branch CANADA. INDIA. S.AFRICA.AUSTRALIA. NEW ZEALAND, Coronation 1937 33mm diameter in silver by Spink and Son Obverse Bust left in Coronation robes, CROWNED MAY 12 1937 Shield within Garter, crowned with supporters KING AND EMPEROR UNC in the Red Spink box of issue, Coronation 1937 44mm diameter in base metal Obverse Bust right in Coronation robes, crowned, HIS.MAJESTY.KING.EDWARD VIII Reverse: Standing Britannia facing, between two columns, holds a crown aloft, and a Union Jack flag EF
£46

Auction 157
Medals 's Ashes 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the England cricket team's victory in a five test match series over in 2005. FDC cased as issued by the with certificate No 25 of just 123 minted
£1,000 London Coins : A157 : Lot 872 : England's Ashes Victory 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the Engla... London Coins : A157 : Lot 872 : England's Ashes Victory 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the Engla...

Auction 155
Medals of Queen 1887 77 mm diameter in silver Eimer 1733 the official issue with ASIA, AMERICA, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA and AFRICA in linked shields reverse, a near choice example Good EF and lustrous, in the official red box with certificate, along with Merit medal in bronze 31mm diameter with A&C Lynton 1911 on the reverse GEF boxed
£300

Auction 153
Medals - and (2) by S.G.M. 32mm diameter in base metal, Obverse with conjoined busts, Reverses Kangaroo and Kangaroo/Emu UNC and lustrous, apparently never previously offered for sale
£100 London Coins : A153 : Lot 835 : Australia - Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip (2) by S.G.M.Adams of Leeds 32mm diameter in base meta... London Coins : A153 : Lot 835 : Australia - Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip (2) by S.G.M.Adams of Leeds 32mm diameter in base meta...

Auction 149
Medals Music gold 9 carat medal ads (3) Mackay Band Competition 1925 to W.Gummow Champion Euphonium 1926, Rockhampton 1934 Contest Champion of Champions 1934 presented to W.Gummow , band Contest Champion Euphonium 1949 GVF to EF
£125

Auction 149
Medals , 1879, by , bronze, 76mm., named on rev. to C. Turner & Son., Second Ad. EF. In Wyon case of issue (hinge damaged).
£50

Auction 148
Medals Australia 1929 in 9 carat gold, Obverse with map of Western Australia and Swan reverse inscribed Holden M.B.B. Quartette 1st. W.J.Gummow GVF
£170 London Coins : A148 : Lot 1010 : Australia Western Australia Centenary 1929 in 9 carat gold, Obverse with map of Western Australia an... London Coins : A148 : Lot 1010 : Australia Western Australia Centenary 1929 in 9 carat gold, Obverse with map of Western Australia an...

Auction 148
Medals World Medals (18) 1900-1947 includes examples from , and in silver and , in mixed grades to EF
£130

Auction 145
Medals 1772 Eimer 744a 43mm diameter in copper showing the distinctive die break to the left of the exergue. Obverse Bust of laureate. GEORGE III. KING. OF. GR. BRITAIN. FRANCE. AND. IRELAND ETC. Reverse Two Ships at sea RESOLVTION ADVENTURE. Exergue. SAILED . FROM. ENGLAND MARCH MDCCLXXII Fine for wear, with corroded surfaces as is normal on this issue, and showing the mount mark at the top as do all examples. Eimer states:- 'The medal was commissioned by naturalist and benefactor Joseph Banks (1743-1820) who was to have accompanied Captain on his second voyage (1728-1729) but withdrew at a late stage. These medals were distributed at more than 30 places and generally show up in a worn and weathered state. 2000 medals are said to have been produced made from an alloy of copper, lead, zinc and tin. A further 142 example were struck in silver and 2 in gold. All examples appear to have been struck from a cracked die, as does this example.' Only a handful of examples have been discovered, mainly in . Examples are held in the s of Te Papa and the National Museum of . A truly rare piece.
£1,100 London Coins : A145 : Lot 1099 : Resolution and Adventure Medal 1772 Eimer 744a 43mm diameter in copper showing the distinctive die b... London Coins : A145 : Lot 1099 : Resolution and Adventure Medal 1772 Eimer 744a 43mm diameter in copper showing the distinctive die b...

Auction 145
Medals 's Ashes 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the England cricket team's victory in a five test match series over in 2005. May become a rarity as it is likely to be a while before another such can be issued. FDC cased as issued by the with certificate
£800 London Coins : A145 : Lot 1053 : England's Ashes Victory 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the Engla... London Coins : A145 : Lot 1053 : England's Ashes Victory 2005 crown sized gold medal 22 carat 39.9 grams commemorating the Engla...

Auction 143
Medals Commencement of Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of left, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA Reverse Britannia seated left, holding wreath and trident, with ships and lighthouse on hill behind AUT BELLO ... VICTORIA . . AUT PACE, 1856 in exergue VF with some edge knocks Extremely rare with only 12 minted in bronze, as an indicator of its rarity, Dr Chapman did not have an example of this medal in his life-time auctioned by Noble Numismatics, Sale 88B. This medal was ordered by General Edd Macarthur, elder brother of Sir William.
£280 London Coins : A143 : Lot 766 : Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of ... London Coins : A143 : Lot 766 : Australia Commencement of Volunteer Movement 1856 33mm in bronze by J.Hogarth Obverse Young Head of ...

Auction 143
Medals 1897 56mm diameter in silver the official issue NEF with an edge nick, Victoria Diamond Jubilee 1897 56mm diameter in bronze the official Royal Mint issue NEF, The 12 Apostles 50mm diameter in cupro-nickel with gold plated highlighting UNC, 100 Forint 1982 World Cup UNC, 100th 70mm diameter in silver plated copper with gold highlighting UNC, of and Miss Sarah Ferguson 1986 57mm diameter in bronze UNC, of 1935 56mm diameter matt finish the official Royal Mint issue UNC, Art Treasures Exhibition 1857 63mm diameter in white metal by Pinches Obverse Exhibition building opened by Prince Albert, Reverse the 3 Muses A/UNC, Diamond Jubilee of Queen 70mm diameter with coloured portrait of the Queen in robes on the obverse, Crown 1851 in Copper Obverse Head, Reverse Advance Australia Lustrous UNC, Diamond Jubilee 2012 Numis by in gold plated cupro-nickel the obverse with coloured picture of the Queen, Prize Medal and District Sunday Football League in copper, also a large 89mm medal in the style of a modern reproduction in brass (?) in mixed grades many EF-UNC in a Westminster box
£200

Auction 141
Medals Admiral Vernon of Portobello 1739 Fair, and n Exhibition 1886 51mm in copper EF, medal 1953 in white metal EF boxed, Academy of Music (2) 1937 and 1938 presented to Huscroft for Elocution these in silver and boxed, Twopence 1797 with crude and large s? Fine, 18th Century (2) 1791 Wilkinson, 1804 Convenience of Trade Fair, Halfpenny 1857 Holloways Near Fine with edge knocks
£100

Auction 139
Medals 's Last Flight 2003 50mm diameter 2 ounces of .999 Silver Proof FDC in the case of issue, Annual History 2003 5 ounces of .999 Silver in 'Antique' FDC in the case of issue with certificate, 200th of Cook's Discovery of by Pinches (1970) a 2-piece set in silver (.925) each weighing 39 grammes nFDC in the case of issue with certificate
£180

Auction 131
Medals Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs Medals (13): Team Championships Medal 1928 gold & enamel (H/M 9ct). Mackworth Praed Challenge Cup silver medal 1929. County Cup Competition (4) 1928,1929,1933 & 1934, silver & enamel. National League, Second Division Medals (2) 1928 bronze & enamel, 1929 silver & enamel. EF, some on cases, The B.S.A. Cup, Counties and n States won by C.W. Sed in 1928 & 1929, both silver. Three others in bronze. English XX Club Champion County Medal, silver & enamel
£110

Auction 124
Medals Assorted medals (11) including 1887, , bronze. Missionary Society 1896 bronze, obv. slightly damaged; State of 1901, bronze; Calendar Medal 1907-1927, white metal; Coles Book Arcade 1918, bronze; Baptist Missionary Society 1922, bronze. Torbay Regatta 1937, silver. Together with four other medals. generally extremely fine.
£60

Auction 122
Medals 40th 2005 Gold Medal an impressive 65mm diameter in 22 ct. gold weighing 292.67 grammes by David Cornell Obverse Churchill Bust facing, with St. Pauls Cathedral in the background 40th ANNIVERSARY 1965-2005 THE END OF THE CHURCHILL ERA, Reverse a rejoicing crowd carrying flags of , and , nFDC with some light hairlines in the fields, number 8 of just 40 issued
£3,800

Auction 122
Medals 40th 2005 Gold Medal an impressive 65mm diameter in 22 ct. Gold weighing 292.67 grammes by David Cornell Obverse Churchill Bust facing, with St. Pauls Cathedral in the background 40th ANNIVERSARY 1965-2005 THE END OF THE CHURCHILL ERA, Reverse a rejoicing crowd carrying flags of , and , nFDC with some light hairlines in the fields, number 21 of just 40 issued
£3,500 London Coins : A122 : Lot 1052 : Churchill 40th Anniversary 2005 Commemorative Gold Medal an impressive 65mm diameter in 22 ct. Gold ... London Coins : A122 : Lot 1052 : Churchill 40th Anniversary 2005 Commemorative Gold Medal an impressive 65mm diameter in 22 ct. Gold ...

Auction 119
Medals n and Medals (5), Medal for Distinguished ; N.S.W.10 Years Service Medal; 10 Years Service Medal East (New Zealand) Police Defense Medal; Police Medal. All except last replicas. Extremely fine. (5
£20

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