Auction Report

17 September 2013

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British and Scottish Coins and Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of the late Arthur Chesser

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British and Scottish Coins and Countermarked Tokens from the Collection of the late Arthur Chesser (17 September 2013)


Gross Total £675,910 (£811,092 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots 408
Exchange rate of the GB pound US $1.59 and €1.19

Principal Lots
Lot no.

243 Victoria, Proof Crown, 1853, £24,000 (£28,800)
189 George III, Pattern Crown, 1817, by W. Wyon, £19,000 (£22,800)
237 Victoria, Pattern Crown, 1845, by W. Wyon, £17,000 (£20,400)
236 Victoria, Pattern Crown, 1845, by W. Wyon, £16,000 (£19,200)
82 Oliver Cromwell Halfcrown, 1656, £12,000 (£14,400)
110 William III, Proof Crown, 1695, £10,000 (£12,000)
232 Victoria, Proof Crown, 1839, £10,000 (£12,000)
132 George II, Proof Crown, 1732, £9,000 (£10,800)
190 George III, Pattern Crown, 1817, by W. Wyon, in white metal, £8,800 (£10,560)
205 George IV, Pattern Crown, 1820, by G. Mills, £8,500 (£10,200)
211 George IV, Pattern Crown, 1825, by W. Wyon and J.B. Merlen, £8,500 (£10,200)
224 William IV, Proof Crown, 1831, £8,500 (£10,200)
384 Scptland, Deanston Cotton Mill countermark on Mexico 8 Reales, 1795, ex Montagu, Bliss, Cokayne, Lingford and Gibbs, £8,500 (£10,200)
380 Scotland, Blantyre Works countermark on Mexico 8 Reales, 1808-9, £8,200 (£9,840)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
198 The reference is S 3788
199 The reference is S 3788
200 The reference is S 3788
295 The third coin is dated 1901
318 Sold as viewed
328 The coin is Fifth Period, S 5430
360 The provenance should be disregarded
377 Sold as viewed
378 Sold as viewed
398-408 All lots sold as viewed

The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:
None

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