Auction Report

17 March 2010

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Celtic, British and World Coins, Numismatic Books

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Celtic, British and World Coins, Numismatic Books (17 March 2010)


Gross Total £416,170 (£481,050 including buyers’ premium)
Number of lots 1,006
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.53 and €1.11

Principal Lots
Lot no.

137-224 British Gold Coins, the property of Francisco Froes, £60,340 (£69,391)
783-882 World Gold Coins, the property of Francisco Froes, £42,010 (£48,312)
93-136 The 'Bellamy' Collection of English Crowns, £38,630 (£44,425)
1-61 The Chris Morrison Collection of Ancient British Coins (Part II), £34,390 (£39,549)
931 Japan, Mutsuhito, 20 Yen, Meiji 3, £17,000 (£19,550)
405 Elizabeth I, Crown, mm. 2, ex Clarke-Thornhill, Nightingale, Carlyon-Britton and Cooper, £9,000 (£10,350)
119 William IV, Proof Crown, 1831, £8,500 (£9,775)
359 Philip and Mary, Shilling, 1554, English titles, date below bust, £4,900 (£5,635)
507 Charles II, Crown, 1662, ESC 15A, £4,700 (£5,405)
240 Matilda, Penny, Cross Moline type, Oxford, £4,600 (£5,290)
583 George II, Two Guineas, 1735, £3,800 (£4,370)
37 Trinovantes, Sego, Stater, £3,200 (£3,680)
38 Trinovantes, Cunobelin, Stater, Wild type, £3,000 (£3,450)
496 Commonwealth, Sixpence, 1660, £3,000 (£3,450)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the catalogue descriptions
Lot no.
Lot 66 The enlarged illustration is correct
Lot 98 This is not an electrotype
Lot 249 Annulet issue, N 1423, S 1835. Sold as viewed, estimate £90-120
Lot 945 Illustrated on the Plates as Lot 944
Lot 946 Illustrated on the Plates as Lot 945
Lot 947 Illustrated on the Plates as Lot 946

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