Auction Report

14 October 2020

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Indian Coins and Historical Medals

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Indian Coins and Historical Medals (14 October 2020)

Gross Total: £109,140 (£135,334 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 542
Sell-through rate: 88.5%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.30 and €1.10

Principal Lots
Lot no.
1-289. A Collection of Coins of the Indian Sultanates (Part III), £48,135 (£59,687)
290-356. A Collection of Rupees of British India, £12,215 (£15,147)
480. EIC, Bombay Presidency, Suart, Proof Rupee, 1823-4, Calcutta, £3,400 (£4,216)
370. Sultans of Bengal, Danujamarddana Deva, Tanka, Pandunagar, SE 1339, £2,000 (£2,480)
519. George V, 15 Rupees, 1918, Bombay, £1,800 (£2,232)
466. EIC, Bengal Presidency, Pattern Pie, 1809, in gilt-copper, ex Stevens, £1,700 (£2,108)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
435 and 436.
When the mintname is off the flan, fractional denominations of this type from Kalkata cannot generally be distinguished from those of Murshidabad. These coins could therefore be an EIC issue of Kalkata, or more likely an issue of the Nawabs of Bengal from Murshidabad

Withdrawn Lots
The following lots were withdrawn before the auction:

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