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September Auction Preview

This is a preview of some of the lots that will be featuring in our sale on Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September 2024. Join our mailing list to receive our catalogue.

English (British) Banknotes

Five Pounds B264 Peppiatt London Last day of issue for B264 16 July 1947 M71 075416 AU
£120 - £220
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Five Pounds Peppiatt Hull Branch Note 2 May 1935 T/196 85717 B241c pleasant and bold VF. A seldom offered type desirable thus
£700 - £1,200
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English Coins Single Coins and Small Lots

1887 Proof Gold in spectacular grades
Five Pounds PF65 ULTRA CAMEO
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1887 Proof Gold in spectacular grades
Half Sovereign PF66 ULTRA CAMEO
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1887 Proof Gold in spectacular grades
Sovereign PF 67 ULTRA CAMEO
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1887 Proof Gold in spectacular grades
Two Pounds PF65+ ULTRA CAMEO
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Proof Set 1937 (4 coins) Five Pounds to Half Sovereign Choice and encapsulated by NGC Five Pounds PF64 CAMEO, Two Pounds PF64* Sovereign PF65 CAMEO, Half Sovereign PF64 accompanied with red case of issue
£12,000 - £16,000
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Sovereign 1831 Second Bust Plain Edge Proof, Nose points to second I of BRITANNIAR, W.W. incuse on truncation, Marsh 16D, S.3829B, Wilson & Rasmussen 261, in an NGC holder and graded PF64 Ultra Cameo, This issue seldom offered, and of great interest to the Proof collector or William IV specialist, Rare with only around 225 pieces struck
£12,000 - £20,000
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Sovereign 1839 Plain Edge Proof, Die axis inverted, Second I in BRITANNIARUM with no top left serif giving the appearance of a reversed 1. Marsh 23B, S.3852, Wilson & Rasmussen 303, The bust attractively frosted, on reflective fields, this type is part of the 1839 'Una and the Lion' Proof Set of the year, with a mintage of around 300 pieces, seldom offered and highly desirable, one of the key coins of the Victorian Sovereign series, in an NGC holder and graded PF64* Cameo. Coins with the star designation have exceptional eye appeal for their designated grade
£7,500 - £15,000
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World Coins Single Coins and Small Lots

Gibraltar Advertising Token undated (before 1889), R&J Abrines 29mm diameter in brass, Obverse: Man smoking a pipe, under an umbrella, seated on a camel, R & J. ABRINES + TRADE + MARK, Reverse: DEPOSITO DE JABON DE GOSSAGE - * R.YJ. ABRINES AGENTES GIBRALTAR, Straight milled edge, 4.76 grammes, Lyall 1201, GVF with some dirt in the reverse lettering, Rare, Ex-Spink Auction 79, The Important R.J. Ford Collection of British Colonial Coins of Europe and the West Indies 15/10/1990 Lot 89
£250 - £350
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Gibraltar One Quart 1861 Proof KM#2, Pridmore 8, nFDC with some minor surface tone marks, retaining much underlying brilliance enhanced by blue/green and magenta tone, the reverse with a thin diagonal die break across the castle, a Proof only issue and very rare, Ex-Spink Auction 79 15/10/1990, Lot 80, The Important R.J. Ford Collection of British Colonial Coins of Europe and the West Indies
£1,000 - £1,500
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Gibraltar Two Quarts 1802 KM#Tn2.2, Pridmore 17, with light friction to the highest points only, otherwise UNC, Very Rare and highly sought after in this high grade
£600 - £800
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Gibraltar Two Quarts 1810 Pattern 31mm diameter in bronze KM#Pn1, Obverse: Mountains and shoreline, PAYABLE AT R. KEELINGS, Exergue: 1802 GIBRALTER (date with small 1), Reverse: Castle VALUE 2 QUARTS, Plain Edge, UNC or near so with a thin scratch on the reverse, Extremely Rare Krause 2019 lists at $3750, Ex-Spink Auction 79 15/10/1990 The Important R.J. Ford Collection of British Colonial Coins of Europe and the West Indies 15/10/1990 Lot 84
£2,000 - £3,000
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