Auction Report

4 December 2018

Starting at 12:00 PM


The Collection of British Tokens formed by the late Sven Gahlin

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The Collection of British Tokens formed by the late Sven Gahlin (4 December 2018)

Gross Total: £171,795 (£206,154 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 489
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.27 and €1.12

Principal Lots
Lot no.
2280. Warwickshire, Birmingham, John Gregory Hancock, Trial for a Penny, 1800, ex Norman and Cokayne, £10,000 (£12,000)
2366. Renfrewshire, Paisley, Robert Boog Jr, Penny, 1798, ex Noble, Spingarn and Brown, £6,500 (£7,800)
2355. Fifeshire, Kirkcaldy, Robert Boog, Penny, 1797, ex Gerson, £3,400 (£4,080)
2273. Warwickshire, Birmingham, George Barker, Penny, 1800, ex Willis, Bobbe and Bennett, £3,000 (£3,600)
2161. London, Denton’s ‘Swan’ Penny, 1797, ex Dudman, Jan and Gerson, £2,800 (£3,360)
2473. The Greatheed Petition to Dismiss the King’s Ministers, Warwick, 1797, a copper medal, ex Hamer, Waite-Sanderson and Spingarn, £2,800 (£3,360)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions
2046. Provenance: W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 54 (part) [from J.H. Daniels September 1908], bt Baldwin October 1989. Reference to Cokayne in the footnote should be ignored
2348. The second token is DH 33
2462. Two medals in the lot, as described
2464. One medal in the lot, as described

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:

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