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Ten Shilling Beale Hollom Fforde : English Banknotes

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Auction 176
English Banknotes s B266 prefix H70Z AU, O'Brien B271 prefix A85Z AU, E27Y AU, E63Y AU and Z51X EF smaller 1961 issue prefix B87 Unc and C35 VF. B294 first series K94 425665 EF and Z04 prefix Unc, B295 (4) one Unc others VF-EF, B309 and B310 (5) generally AU-Unc £35 London Coins : A176 : Lot 101 : Ten Shillings Beale B266 prefix H70Z AU, O'Brien B271 prefix A85Z AU, E27Y AU, E63Y AU and Z51X... London Coins : A176 : Lot 101 : Ten Shillings Beale B266 prefix H70Z AU, O'Brien B271 prefix A85Z AU, E27Y AU, E63Y AU and Z51X...

Auction 175
English Banknotes (18) s 22 May 1952 X86 080468 About Fine with some ink marks and inked annotations, s B400 (1) JE66 996049, Five Pounds (3) B407 LK28 223091, LH53 528180 and LH65 464039 , (6) DT34 781938, DU79 673755, DU79 673756, DX09 895305, DX16 895241 and DY06 726174, s (7) O'Brien B271 Last Series Z72X 085602 GVF, Ten Shillings O'Brien B286 D11 538331 Fine, B294 X55 316895, B309 (4) 41Z 304609, 02Y 689652, 02Y 689656, and 43Z 927743 in mixed grades some EF

Auction 174
English Banknotes GB (11), (5), World (16), comprising GB (11) s B407 LH01 782120 EF, (8) B268 K19J 428234 Fine, B288 A71Y 555285 Good Fine, B306 S46M 732818 Fine, Britannia B322 (2) ER42 475777 NVF and ES60 162512 Good Fine, Page B339 34H 134177 Fine, B341 (2) BR82 172168 Good Fine, and DR21 307858 EF, s (2) O'Brien B271 J22Y 682337 Fine, Hollom B295 62L 429243, British Armed Forces (5) One Shilling 1946 First issue NVF, Sixpence 1946 First Issue (4) VF to GVF, World (16) Scotland - s 1989 issue 22.2.1989 Pick 348a NVF, Austria (5) 100 Kronen 1912 with Deutchosterreich Pick 56 VG, 20 Kronen 2.Jan.1922 Pick 76 Fine, Ten Kronen 2.Jan 1922 Pick 75 Fine, Two Kronen 2.Jan 1922 Pick 74 Fine, 50 Schilling 1944 issue Pick 102b VG, Netherlands Gulden 1938 issue Pick 61 VG, Russia Three Chervotsa Pick 203a VG, Burma One Rupee (undated 1942) Pick 14 Fine, Zimbabwe (2) Five Dollars 1983 Pick 2cVF, Two Dollars 1994 issue Pick 1d Near Fine, Germany (5) 20 Marks 1914 with 7-digit serial number Pick 46b, VG, 500 Marks 2.12.1922 watermark Lattice Pick 81b Near Fine, 100000 Marks 1923 issue green paper Pick 91a Fine, One Mark 1944 issue, 9-digit serial number without F, Pick 192b Fine, Half Mark 1944 issue Pick 191 Fine, some of the GB issues with ink marks
£40 London Coins : A174 : Lot 2 : GB (11), British Armed Forces (5), World (16), comprising GB Bank of England (11) Five Pounds Salmon... London Coins : A174 : Lot 2 : GB (11), British Armed Forces (5), World (16), comprising GB Bank of England (11) Five Pounds Salmon...

Auction 173
English Banknotes (53) (35) B268 (7) includes first prefix sub-series A61C 881381, Beale B269 S16S 279977, O'Brien Britannia series A B273 (21) includes first prefix sub-series A08K 837710, O'Brien Series C Portrait B281 (2), B292 (1), B320 (1), Page B322 (2) mostly Fine to VF many have multiple folds, a few with inked numbers, s (18) Hollom B295 (2), B310 (16) a few Fine, mostly NVF to EF

Auction 173
English Banknotes A in an album in order of presentation and with prefix for each s , FForde B295 64B and B310 C41N, s Beave B268 A40J, B322 HU06, B305 S32D,O'Brien B273 J43K, s Page B336 CR78,Hollom B297 H07, One Pound Hollom B288 C06R, Five Pounds Page B336 AN08 1st series, Sonerset B343 EX06, s Page B326 C45, Five Pounds B393 JA62, One Pound B268 B55C a high grade group generally AU-Unc
£120 London Coins : A173 : Lot 21 : A collection in an album in order of presentation and with prefix for each Ten Shillings Hollom, FFo... London Coins : A173 : Lot 21 : A collection in an album in order of presentation and with prefix for each Ten Shillings Hollom, FFo...

Auction 173
English Banknotes s B235 prefix J81 GVF, B236 prefix 39W EF, Peppiatt Mauve B251 X32D pressed VF, B266 Z18Z prefix EF, O'Brien B271 D73Y prefix AU, B286 1st series A95 101932 AU, B294 1st series K97 219540 AU, B294 Y17 prefix AU, B307 89R prefix EF, B310 (2) A62N and C07N AU
£95 London Coins : A173 : Lot 38 : Ten Shillings Peppiatt B235 prefix J81 GVF, B236 prefix 39W EF, Peppiatt Mauve B251 X32D pressed VF,... London Coins : A173 : Lot 38 : Ten Shillings Peppiatt B235 prefix J81 GVF, B236 prefix 39W EF, Peppiatt Mauve B251 X32D pressed VF,...

Auction 173
English Banknotes s B351 30A 920589 VF, s (3) Somerset 1980 B343 Unc, 1993 B364 AC55 340643 VF, B393 HA13 092383 Unc. s (10) 1934 B238 AEF and 1948 B260 first series S63A pressed EF, 1950 B268 AU, O'Brien 1955 B273 Z76K AU and Y35J GVF, 1963 B288 Unc and B292 C60W 641908 AU, B322 EF and 1978 B337 A01 004149 first run Unc, Somerset 1981 B341 BU23 Unc. s (12) O'Brien 1955 B271 Y09X 418647 pressed VF, Hollom 1963 B295 (3) VF-Unc and B296 M28 713731 VF, 1967 B309 (3) F-Unc, B310 (3) Unc or near so. B311 replacement M79 AU. Along with First £1 Note 1797-1997 200th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Cover includes Somerset £1 CT19 176954 and a One Pound coin Unc
£95 London Coins : A173 : Lot 78 : Twenty Pounds Somerset B351 30A 920589 VF, Five Pounds (3) Somerset 1980 B343 Unc, Kentfield 1993 B3... London Coins : A173 : Lot 78 : Twenty Pounds Somerset B351 30A 920589 VF, Five Pounds (3) Somerset 1980 B343 Unc, Kentfield 1993 B3...

Auction 172
English Banknotes GB and World in an album (23) GB (10) s (5) B266, H43Z 297505 Good Fine, B294 (3) Z32 177491 VF, Z63 376508 and Z63376514 both A/UNC, B310, C95N 039129 NEF. (5) blue B249, R75H 179976 Fine, some folds, Beale B268 (2), W09B 543236 NVF with an inked number on the reverse, A55J 683904 Fine with inked text on the reverse, B337 Last run Z27 971372 UNC, B341 DW44 860550 A/UNC. Isle of Man (4) One Pound (3) undated 1983 issue Pick 38a VG, undated 1961 issue signature Garvey, prefix B, Pick 25a, Fine with some light foxing to the edges, undated 1961 issue signature Stallard Pick 25b About VF with some folds, Fifty Pence undated 1969 issue Pick 27a GVF, - s 1999 Pick 203a UNC or very near so, France - 50 Centimes undated 1918 issue Red on green underprint, Fine, Germany One Mark 1944 issue 9-digit serial number Pick 192b VF, Israel 5 Sheqalim 1978 issue Pick 44 UNC, Malaya - Japanese Occupation 1942 Ten Dollars Good Fine, China Five Yuan 1936 issue Pick 217a Near Fine with some edge damage at the right, Bulgaria 100 Leva 1951 Pick 86a Good Fine, Bohemia and Moravia 1000 Korun 1942 issue Pick 14a NEF, Croatia 5000 Kuna 1943 issue, single letter prefix Pick 14a, UNC

Auction 170
English Banknotes & (78) a in an album in various grades mostly in average VF-GVF but also includes several higher grades to About UNC - UNC. Comprising the now little over a century old Treasury George V period 1 Pounds Third issue T16 (2) serial numbers including a FIRST series A/12 529939 along with D/44 205890. Along with Bank of England various cashiers and designs issues from the various periods (47) including 1 Pound B225 prefix Y75. (4) consisting of 10 Shillings First Period B236 Unthreaded prefix 82W. Along with Second Period World War II Emergency issues (3) 10 Shillings B251 prefix Z17E and 1 Pounds B249 (2) prefixes B62H and U62D. 1 Pound B268 prefix X55C. O'Brien 1 Pound B273 prefix H25K. 10 Shillings QE2 portrait B295 prefix 66C. 10 Shillings B309 (2) prefixes 78X and 93W. 1 Pounds (4) including a QE2 portrait B322 prefix DR10 along with QE2 pictorial (3) B337 (2) prefixes T71 and W71 and B339 prefix 75K. (3) including 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial B341 W reverse (5) prefixes CU80, AR11, BY64, BZ84 and DW39. Along with a 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial B343 L reverse prefix DY05. Together with a selection of 5 Pounds (27) consisting of B393 (26) prefixes HA89, HB02, HB06, HB08 (2), HB10 (2), HB11, HB14 (2), HB15 (2), HB17, HB19, HB22, HB28, HB29 (2), HB31 (2), HB36, HB37, JA63, JA67, JA69 and JA70. Along with B395 prefix HD38. The lot also comes with a small selection of world notes from various countries including China (14) Foreign Exchange Certificates - 10 Fen Pick FX1b (2), 50 Fen Pick FX2, 1 Yuans Pick FX3 (6) and 5 Yuan Pick FX4. Together with 1 Fen Pick 865, 1 Jiaos Pick 881a (2) and 5 Yuan Pick 886. Belgium (2) 20 Francs Pick 138 and 100 Francs Pick 140. India 10 Rupees Pick 81. South Africa 20 Rand Pick 121c (2). Indonesia (3) 100 Rupiah 1977 Pick 116, 500 Rupiah 1977 Pick 117 and 1000 Rupiah 1980 Pick 119. Spain 100 Pesetas Pick 152. Turkey 100 Turk Lirasi Pick 194a. Hong Kong 10 Dollars Pick 191a. Russia Soviet Union 1 Ruble Pick 222a. Zimbabwe 2 Dollars Pick 1b. And USA (2) 1 Dollar Pick 468a and 2 Dollars Pick 382a. An interesting amalgamation certain to attract some attention

Auction 168
English Banknotes a of 10 Shillings, 1 and 5 Pounds circa 1930's and World War II period to modern (69) including various cashiers as , , O'Brien, , , , and most in an album, including few framed examples all in various grades on average VF - GVF to EF - GEF. Some scarcer examples consist of the rarely seen 5 Pounds Lowther B397 issues 2004 with examples of the 2 types (3) consisting of the Unvarnished type (2) serial numbers XC10 998415 and XC10 998415 along with the Varnished type serial number XJ36 997708. These notes Rare in any grade, very seldom seen in UNC in fact the current Duggleby prices these notes only to the EF grade with a price of £300, they were used to test durability and issued in tranches. 5 Pounds Beale note B270 dated 3rd August 1950 serial number S21 081953. Peppiatt Fourth Period B262 Red-brown Britannia medallion Threaded issued 1948 a LAST series prefix 81E 133185 and a Second Period WW2 Emergency issue B249 Blue/Pink Britannia medallion Threaded issued 1940 serial number D02H 068980. 5 Pounds O'Brien Lion & Key (2) examples of the 2 varieties and both FIRST series prefixes consisting of the B277 Shaded symbol issued 1957 serial number A92 412879 and B280 White symbol issued 1961 serial number H38 000698. A very pleasing collection, certain to attract significant attention. Also comes with a novelty Bank of England 1,000,000 (the million-pound note) dated 1903 known from the 1954 J. Arthur rank studios film "The Million Pound Note" starring Gregory Peck. A Persil promotional 1 Pound Somerset packet. Also comes with an empty album

Auction 168
English Banknotes s a in a small album of the transition between designs 1950-60's period Red-Brown Britannia medallion and the QE2 portrait issues (51) with various cashier signatures and averaging VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC. Consisting of a B266 Red-brown Britannia medallion issued 1950 prefix Y23Z. O'Brien (12) including the Red-Brown Britannia medallion B271 issued 1955 (3) prefixes R25Y, E85Y and Z80X. Together with QE2 portrait B286 issued 1961 (9) consisting of examples of the FIRST series prefixes A18, A27, A73, A78 and A83 along with B03, B68, D30 and E69. QE2 portrait issues 1963 (19) consisting of B295 (13) prefixes 40A, 11B, 92C, 93H, 76K, 03N and a ly numbered set of 7 notes prefix 14L. Also, B294 (6) including prefixes L53, L73, a consecutive pair R57 and a consecutive pair Z16. Along with QE2 portrait issues 1967 (18) including a issue B311 prefix M59. Together with B309 (5) prefixes including 77Z along with a consecutive pair 38Z and a consecutive pair of the LAST series 96Z. And B310 (12) including some numeronym prefixes amongst A05N, B01N, C01N spelling 'COIN' (4) along with LAST series D01N, a near consecutive set D02N (3) and a D15N.

Auction 167
English Banknotes s (8) a pleasing of high grade notes includes a Mauve B251 Metal Threaded issue 1940 series K72D 568644 in GEF with a small stain. Britannia medallion Red/Brown notes (3) comprised of Peppiatt Fourth Period B262 Threaded issue 1948 series 31J 075436 in UNC. B266 Threaded issue 1950 series S88Z 337764 in GEF. O'Brien B271 Threaded issue 1955 series C83Y 748197 about UNC. Portrait of QE2 & seated Britannia Red/Brown notes (4) comprised of O'Brien B286 issue 1961 first series A68 882893 choice UNC. B294 issued 1963 series L68 404092 UNC. (2) B309 issued 1967 series 21Z 637462 UNC and B310 issued 1967 last series D29N 275321 GEF looks better

Auction 166
English Banknotes & (25) in an album in mixed grades comprising Treasury issues (6) including (2) s T13.2 Type 2 Six Digit Serial issue 1915 serial number P1/18 059624 and 1 Pound T16 Dot in No. issue 1917 serial number F/52 316685 along with (4) consisting of 10 Shillings (2) T25 Dot in No. issue 1919 LAST series H/6 579715 Scarce and T30 No. omitted issue 1922 serial number L/9 098585 and 1 Pounds (2) T24 Dot in No. issue 1919 serial number R70 673931 and T31 Dot in No. issue 1923 CONTROL note serial number Z1/38 591956 Scarce. Bank of England issues (17) consisting of notes (2) a 5 Pounds B255 Thick Paper Metal thread Scarcer earlier issue dated 30th November 1944 serial number E77 003795 branch and an 10 Pounds B242 dated 18th December 1936 serial number K/179 89453. White 5 Pounds B270 Scarcer later dated issue 19th August 1952 serial number Y63 002774. O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key (3) including B277 Shaded Symbol issue 1957 serial number C48 904966 and B280 White Symbol issues 1961 (2) serial numbers K22 542106 & First series H70 687181. (3) including 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issues 1963 (2) serial numbers A09 201764 & A13 717477 along with 10 Pounds Lion & Key B299 issue 1964 FIRST RUN serial number A01 261771. (4) comprising 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B312 issue 1967 serial number Y81 342627 along with 10 Pounds Lion & Key B316 issues 1967 (3) a trio serial numbers A48 369328 through A48 369330. (4) consisting of 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B324 issues 1971 (2) serial numbers 75E 771785 & FIRST series 39C 149102 along with 10 pounds Lion & Key 1971 issues (2) consisting of a B327 issue serial number M07 822804 along with B326 serial number B17 851613. The group accompanied by a Barclays Bank Limited Hereford. for 18 Pounds and 5 Shillings dated 11th July 1923 number 30/C 04380 and a for 3 Shillings to pay R. Haylett and signed Richard Haylett number D7/71 483638

Auction 165
English Banknotes in an album (56) mostly in mixed circulated grades comprises s Note B270 dated 25th November 1949 series P05 090648. s T12.2 De La Rue Red issue 1915 series D1/3 01409. Ten Shillings (2) T26 Red Dash in No. First issue 1919 last series H38 112465 and T30 Second Issue Red No. omitted prefix P77. s Lion & Key B327 Brown issue 1971 first series M01 693529. (7) Ten Shillings to s includes s and One Pound Green B239 First Period issued 1934 first series prefix A52A. Beale (12) Ten Shillings to One Pounds. O'Brien (12) Ten Shillings to Five Pounds includes Lion & Key 1957 issues (2) B277 Shaded Symbols prefix D41 and B280 White Symbols first series prefix H22. (4) Ten Shillings and a Five Pounds. (7) 10 Shillings and One Pounds. One Pounds Page (4). s prefix AA08. Along with (2) and Jersey (2).

Auction 165
English Banknotes (90) - s Red/Brown QE2 & seated Britannia (60) & s Green (30) in mixed circulated grades, different cashiers. The Ten Shillings comprised of O'Brien (9) B286 prefixes B27, B32, B60, D83, E03, H06, last series K55 & K58, (17) B294 (3) prefixes S06, L08 & Z28, B295(14) prefixes 46B, 66B, 88B, 97B, 95C, 30D, 71D, 72D, 46E, 60H, 01J, 37K, 99K, 23L, (34) includes B311 Issue series M63 365320, B309 (8) prefixes 84W, 47X, 87X, 06Y, 63Y, 96Y, 93Z, B310 (25) prefixes B08N, B31N, B65N, B75N, B81N, B84N, B86N, B89N, C12N, C31N, C45N, C47N, C72N, C81N, C83N, C85N, C88N, C92N, C96N, D03 & D36N. One Pounds Green comprised of (4) B239 First Period 1934, prefixes - first series A66A, B66A, C70A and B260 Fourth Period 1948 prefix C27B, (17) B268 issued 1950, prefixes - X40B, Y47B, B55C, B57C, J11C, K49C, M64C, S24C, U51C, Y30C, A30J, C92J, D94J, E64J, H75J, J28J, O'Brien(9) B273 issued 1955, prefixes - M22J, T63J, Z54J, B43K, O99K, U45K, X25K, E54L and J54L.

Auction 165
English Banknotes s to s (36) a mixed mostly high grades group comprising Ten Shillings B271 Red/Brown issues 1955 (5) a set of 4 notes series W98Y 629125 to W98Y 629128 and series X24Y 726915. Ten Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia (10) 1967 issues (4) including B309 (2) series 90S 691882 & first series 89R 494317 and B310 issues (2) consecutive set A81N 259209 & A81N 259210, 1963 issues (3) including B295 prefix 86N and B294 prefixes U61 &X27 and O'Brien issues 1961 (3) close serial numbers all prefix E20. s Green O'Brien B273 issues 1955 (13) prefixes T89K, Y19J, Y90J, L73J, J73L, J16L, C46L, H25L, H51L, E05L, E94L, C12L and D35L. One Pounds Green B268 issue 1950 (3) prefixes D63C, K28B and first series H44B. One Pounds O'Brien QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B282 issues 1960 (4) a consecutive set of 4 notes series 46K 252377 to 46K 252380. Along with Five Pounds B276 dated 16th September 1955 series A80A 061908

Auction 159
English Banknotes (78), a range of notes most & s but also including some 5, 10 & 20 Pounds, , O'Brien, , , , and , some first, last, and notes seen, 2 notes, mixed grades, needs viewing

Auction 159
English Banknotes GB (59), s (3) B354 on reverse, issued 1988, the remainder 10 Shillings & 1 Pound with signatures , O'Brien, , , & plus a few British Military & Armed Forces, mixed grades
£110 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1526 : GB collection (59), Ten Pounds (3) Gill B354 Florence Nightingale on reverse, issued 1988, the remai... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1526 : GB collection (59), Ten Pounds (3) Gill B354 Florence Nightingale on reverse, issued 1988, the remai...

Auction 158
English Banknotes s (59) Series A Britannia (7) Series C portrait (52), , O'Brien, & , first series and seen, mixed grades

Auction 154
English Banknotes s (2) B266 issued 1950, series X62Z cleaned & pressed EF and K90Z GEF to about UNC, also £5 series W71 GVF and £10 series A30 small stain reverse GEF
£50 London Coins : A154 : Lot 51 : Ten shillings Beale (2) B266 issued 1950, series X62Z cleaned & pressed EF and K90Z GEF to about... London Coins : A154 : Lot 51 : Ten shillings Beale (2) B266 issued 1950, series X62Z cleaned & pressed EF and K90Z GEF to about...

Auction 153
English Banknotes (36) (30), (6), in mixed circulated grades, s (60) O'Brien (2), (13), (16), in mixed circulated grades, Fforde (29) UNC

Auction 142
English Banknotes GB and World in an album (90) includes £133 face s (2), s (2), Somerset (1), (18) (1), (2), O'Brien (1), (1), (5), (8), s (8) Peppiatt (1), Fforde (7) plus World (125) including , Channel Islands and , in mixed grades

Auction 142
English Banknotes (8), One Pound Blue (16), s O'Brien (3), (4), (34) in mixed circulated grades

Auction 131
English Banknotes s (3) Lion and Key (1), (2), (9) Blue, , O'Brien, Hollom (4), (2), s O'Brien (5) in mixed grades to EF includes some s

Auction 126
English Banknotes s (3) B369 prefix DD01 First run UNC, B316 prefix A85 UNC, B299 prefix A01 First run UNC, s (4) B277 Lion and Key prefix C23 EF, B280 prefix H80 EF, Hollom B297 prefix N90 UNC, Fforde B312 prefix X33 UNC, (6) B341 prefix AN01 First run UNC, B269 prefix S64S About EF, Beale B268 prefix L60J VF, (3) Blue B249 prefix L77H, B260 (2) prefix A14 AEF, B74B VF, s (4) Fforde B311 prefix M78 UNC, O'Brien B271 prefix A47Z VF, Peppiatt Mauve B251 prefix W94D GVF, Peppiatt Red-Brown B262 prefix 79H VF

Auction 121
English Banknotes A in an album (61) s (5) Duggleby B385 (2) numbers, Duggleby B370 (2) consecutive numbers, Duggleby B355, s (6) Gill B354 (2) consecutive numbers, Kentfield Duggleby B366 (4) two pairs of consecutive numbers, s (2) December 4 1944, O,Brien July 23 1956, Five Pounds (9) Kentfield Duggleby B362 R36 prefix (2 consecutive numbers), Gill Duggleby B353 RD prefix (4,two pairs of close consecutive numbers), Duggleby B297 , (24) (1), Blue (1), (1), (15) (5) later notes with many consecutives, s (23) (7), Hollom (6), O'Brien (4), (1), Peppiatt (4), Catterns (1), One Pound (5) 1992 consecutive numbers, in mixed grades many VF or better some later notes in UNC

Auction 117
English Banknotes s (5) includes B266 prefix H81Z aUNC, B271 prefix Y53Y UNC & B286 prefix A86 aUNC plus later & in EF

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