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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 14 June 2012 (realised prices)
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Sale 34 - Foreign Coins
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
 • AUSTRALIA
1791
Australia florins; 1910, 11, 12, 13 (GF), 1914 (AVF) EK, 1916M, 1917M, 1918M, 1919M, generally around fine. (9) £65 to 100 £76.00
1792
Australia florins; 1911, 1912 (GF), 1913 x2, 1914, 1919M x4, generally around fine. (9) £65 to 100 £72.00
1793
Australia 1914H & 1915 florins, fine & A/fine respectively, both rare, the last cleaned. (2) £50 to 75 £50.00
1794
Australia florins; 1914 (fake), 1927 x2 GF+, 1928 x2 VF & fine, 1933 AF & 1934 GF+ (7) £40 to 60 £58.00
1795
Australia 1915 (London) florin, fine, rare, plus florins of 1925 & 1935, fine & VF. (3) £50 to 100 £50.00
1796
Australia 1916M & 1927 (M) florins VF, the first a little better with a nice tone (small EK), plus 1928 sixpence, almost EF. (3) £40 to 80 £44.00
1797
Australia florins; 1921, 1924 x2, 1925 x4, 1926 & 1931, fine to GF. (9) £65 to 90 £66.00
1798
Australia 1922 & 1923 florins GF toned & VF/GVF respectively, both scarce. (2) £35 to 60 £36.00
1799
Australia 1927 Parliament type florin (2) EF & VF/GVF, both cleaned on obverse & toned reverse. (2) £15 to 25 £15.00
1800
Australia 1932 florin, fine/GF, the rarest date. £60 to 120 £60.00
1801
Australia florins; 1936 (VF), 1943, 51, 53, 54, 59 (UNC), 1961, 63 & a 1957 with the obv. machined down, VF + better. (9) £35 to 45 £35.00
1802
Australia 1937 crowns (2) UNC & near so. £45 to 65 £52.00
1803
Australia florins; 1938, 39, 42, 43, 45, 52 & 1953, VF to almost EF, the scarce 1938 being the nicest coin. (7) £40 to 50 £40.00
1804
Australia mis-struck florins of 1947, 51, 53, 54, 56, 62 & 1963 x2 - all with deficient flans due to overlapping blank cutting, the 1954 with raised rim owing to a slipped collar. (8) £30 to 50 £54.00
1805
Australia 1998 masterpieces in silver series, 20cent silver proofs (florin-sized) with reverse designs from 1934, 1938 & 1951, all brilliant FDC. (3) £40 to 60 £52.00
1806
Australia 1998 masterpieces in silver series, 20cent silver proofs (florin-sized) with reverse designs from 1910, 1927 & 1954, all brilliant FDC. (3) £25 to 40 £32.00
1807
Australia 2006 silver proof set in wooden presentation box, 2002 Commonwealth Games $5 three coin set plus proofs for 2000 Royal Visit 50c, 2002 $5 Commonwealth Games, 2006 $5 Commonwealth Games & 2007 Sydney Harbour Bridge $5. £100 to 200 £100.00
 • BELGIUM
1808
Belgium 1873 5 francs (Pos A), GVF. £15 to 25 £22.00
 • BOLIVIA
1809
Bolivia 1840 8 soles, VF with some nice peripheral toning but also polished. £40 to 60 £40.00
 • BRITISH WEST AFRICA
1810
British West Africa 1915H florin, GF but EK's, rare date, plus brass florins of 1920 VF, 1922 GF, 1922KN, VF & 1923 AEF. (5) £25 to 40 £20.00
1811
British West Africa tin-brass florins of; 1924 VF, 1926 GF, 1936H GVF, 19378KN EF, 1939KN GVF, 1946KN EF slight lustre, 1947A A/UNC lustre, 1949H AEF & 1951H GVF. (9) £50 to 75 N/S
 • CANADA
1812
Canada 1967 cased proof set (7 coins) from $20 Gold (0.5287oz) to 1c. £500 to 650 N/S
 • EGYPT
1813
Egypt 100 piastres GVF, slightly more gold content than a sovereign. £200 to 225 £230.00
 • FALKLAND ISLANDS
1814
Falkland Islands 1983 & 1986 crown size .925 silver cased proofs, plus cased proof silver 1. (3) £40 to 50 N/S
 • FIJI
1815
Fiji 1934 florin AEF, 1936 florin EF, plus (George VI) 1937, 38, 42, 43 & 45 florins, fine to GVF. (7) £45 to 65 N/S
1816
Fiji 1941 florin UNC, bagmarks on obv, very rare in this condition. £50 to 100 £50.00
 • FRANCE
1817
France 1814A 20 francs, VF. £225 to 250 £220.00
1818
France 1866 20 francs, Napoleon III, GVF or a little better. £180 to 200 £180.00
 • GERMANY
1819
German States 1813c Westphalia ? thaler GVF/AEF, nice peripheral tone, lightly cleaned on reverse. Scarce. £100 to 150 £105.00
1820
Germany 1876A Prussia 20 marks, GVF. £180 to 200 £180.00
1821
Germany 1888A Prussia 5 marks, nice EF, one or two trifling EK's, plus 1913 E Leipzig commemorative 3 marks EF< minor EK. (2) £80 to 150 £80.00
1822
Germany, Prussia 1888 'A' gold 20 marks, long beard, AEF. £180 to 220 £220.00
1823
Germany 1905A Hesse-Darmstadt 20 marks AEF, one tiny EK. £200 to 250 £260.00
1824
Germany 1914A Prussia 5 marks, GVF. £15 to 25 £15.00
1825
Germany 1931 E 5 marks, EF toned, scarce. £70 to 120 £70.00
1826
Germany 2002-08 10c .925 silver coins (81) being the different years & mint marks - total ASW 43.36oz. £700 to 900 £700.00
 • HUNGARY
1827
Hungary 1691 thaler 'hogmouth' type, kremnitz, bold GVF (KM 214.2) £120 to 200 £190.00
 • INDIA
1828
India 1911 rupee (2), both UNC, one with a pleasing olive tone. Scarce withdrawn issue. (2) £60 to 100 £105.00
1829
India 1940 & 1941 rupees, EF & A/UNC, plus 1920 1/12 anna ABU. (3) £15 to 25 £15.00
 • IRAN
1830
Iran & India 1902 5000 dinars (5 kran) GVF, EK, together with 1918 Indian rupee toned, almost EF. £20 to 25 £24.00
 • IRELAND
1831
Ireland 1935 threepence, Gem BU, very rare in this condition. £65 to 100 £80.00
1832
Ireland King John penny, Dublin, Moneyer Roberd, VF, S6228. £60 to 90 £66.00
1833
Ireland Edward I penny, Waterford, GF, S6254. £20 to 30 £42.00
1834
Ireland 1558 groat, facing portraits, rev. harp. GF/fair, scarce. £50 to 75 £54.00
1835
Ireland Elizabeth I portrait, base issue, G Fine with a very minor striking crack, scarce. £60 to 90 £86.00
1836
Ireland Charles I 'Ormonde' money sixpence (1643-44), GF but a light edge mark, possibly the result of an old mount (this hardly detracts from the coin's appeal). Rare. £200 to 300 £200.00
1837
Ireland 1690 (April) gunmoney halfcrown, large size, F/GF. £30 to 50 £30.00
1838
Ireland 1690 (April) gunmoney shilling, VF, plus a Regal halfpenny of 1683, fine. (2) £40 to 60 £62.00
1839
Ireland 1690 (May) gunmoney halfcrown, large size, VF, a tiny patch of verdigris to back of Kings head. £40 to 60 N/S
1840
Ireland 1690 (May) gunmoney, small shilling, VF, scarce. £40 to 75 £46.00
1841
Ireland 1690 gunmoney crown, struck over a 1689 halfcrown, inadvertently struck on a crown flan, interesting anomaly, VF. £80 to 120 £80.00
1842
Ireland 1723 halfpenny, William Woods' coinage, GVF, an attractive example, much nicer than usually found. £50 to 75 £86.00
1843
Ireland 1804 Bank of Ireland six shillings (dollar type) token, GVF, small scratch from the legend down to King's nose. £225 to 300 £330.00
1844
Ireland 1813 ten pence bank token, VF/GVF, scratch on Kings neck, another 1805, fine, another 1806 GF, plus 2 contemporary forgeries GF/VF & fair, the last uniface. (5) £25 to 40 £36.00
1845
Ireland florins; 1930 GVF, scratched, 1933 GVF, 1937 VF+ (scarce), 1935 VF, 1931 GF polished. (5) £55 to 80 £60.00
1846
Ireland 1934 threepence, BU, rare in this condition. £35 to 50 N/S
1847
Ireland 1939 sixpence, BU, scarce in this condition. £25 to 40 £46.00
1848
Ireland 1939, 1951 & 1954 florins, all UNC, the first with a pleasing light tone & golden lustre, some minor cabinet friction. (3) £50 to 75 £52.00
1849
Ireland 1946 sixpence, virtually BU with a few minor contact marks around and inside the harp, the key date of the series & extremely rare in this condition, this is the best example we've ever seen. £250 to 400 £280.00
1850
Ireland florins; 1962, 64 & 68 with political 'UV' & 'UVF' counterpunches, plus 4x UNC specimens of 1963, 64, 65 & 1968. (7) £10 to 20 N/S
 • ISLE OF MAN
1851
Isle of Man 1733 1d x 2 (one O's instead of Q's variety), 1758 1d, 1786 1d, 1813 ?d & 1830 ?d token with George III bust, Av Fine. (6) £40 to 60 £40.00
1852
Isle of Man 1758 halfpenny, fair, 1798 halfpenny x3, 1813 halfpenny x2 (one VF), 1839 halfpenny GF/VF & a Douglas halfpenny token of 1811, others fair to fine. (8) £40 to 50 £40.00
1853
Isle of Man halfpenny, EF together with halfpennies of 1786, 1798, 1813, 1811 (token) & 1831 (token), fine or better. (6) £75 to 125 £75.00
 • ITALY
1854
Italy 1969 Specimen 9 coin set (in sealed plastic) KM MS2. £50 to 65 N/S
 • NETHERLANDS
1855
Netherlands 1855 5 cents x3, VF or better (one scratched on obv), 1850 (stop after date) F/GF & a Canada 5 cents 1905, GF. (5) £20 to 30 £20.00
 • NEW ZEALAND
1856
New Zealand florins; 1936 VF & 1944 GVF/AEF, both scarce, plus 1933 & 1935 VF. (4) £25 to 40 £44.00
1857
New Zealand threepences incl. 1936 EF, 1939 EF, 1945 UNC, 1953 proof FDC & five other silver plus 13 later dates, mixed grades. (22) £10 to 20 £22.00
1858
New Zealand 1953 Coronation proof set, 8 coins, A/FDC with toned bronze, in original case of issue. £40 to 60 £60.00
1859
New Zealand 1968 1c - 50c Endeavour (6 coins) cased proof set, 1967 1c - $1 (7 coins) Specimen set x3. £20 to 30 £20.00
 • PERU
1860
Peru 1840A 8 escudos, GF/VF. £700 to 800 N/S
 • RUSSIA
1861
Russia Ivan The Terrible Grand Prince (1533-42) 'Horseman' denga, GF plus two Nicholas Ii 5 kopeks, 1912 & 1913, both about EF. All with old tickets. (3) £20 to 40 N/S
1862
Russia 1764 & 1768 Catherine the Great 5 kopeks, AVF & fine. (2) £25 to 40 £25.00
1863
Russia 1785 & 1789 Catherine II (The Great) 5 kopeks, GF & GVF, the latter quite crisp. Both with old tickets. (2) £40 to 60 £40.00
1864
Russia 1789 ? rouble (Polupoltinnik), fine. £25 to 50 £25.00
1865
Russia 1793 & 1795 Catherine II (The Great) 5 kopeks, both around fine & both with old tickets. (2) £25 to 40 £25.00
1866
Russia 1805 Alexander I 5 kopeks, VF with an old ticket, 1784 Catherine II 5 kopeks, fine with an old ticket, plus 1870 5 kopeks, fine. (3) £25 to 35 £26.00
1867
Russia 1811 & 1847 one rouble AVF, the first with a small striking crack near date. (2) £30 to 50 £110.00
1868
Russia 1813 & 1817 one rouble, VF to GVF, scarce. (2) £70 to 140 N/S
1869
Russia 1833 ten kopeks, VF. £15 to 25 £30.00
1870
Russia 1913 rouble, 300th Anniversary Romanov Dynasty, AEF richly toned, very minor EK's. £20 to 30 £54.00
 • SAUDI ARABIA
1871
Saudi Arabia 1950 (AH1370) guinea, 22ct gold, sovereign weight, A/UNC. £190 to 220 £220.00
 • SOUTH AFRICA
1872
South Africa 1892 crown, double shaft type, GVF, one or two minor EK's, rare. £175 to 250 £240.00
1873
South Africa 1892 florin, EF with a pleasing steel-blue tone. £90 to 150 £170.00
1874
South Africa 1896 & 1897 florins, AEF, the latter with lovely toning. (2) £70 to 120 N/S
1875
South Africa 1896 sixpence, UNC & slightly prooflike with a choice tone, all Kruger silver rare in this condition. £100 to 200 N/S
1876
South Africa florins; 1923 fine, 1924 AVF/VF, 1926 GF, 1927 VF/GVF, 1928 fine & 1929 fine. (6) £60 to 90 £50.00
1877
South Africa 1925 florin A/fine with a cut on obv, slightly bending the coin, very rare. £25 to 50 £25.00
1878
South Africa florins; 1930 AVF, 1933 GF, 1935 VF, 1937 AEF, 1939 VF, 1945 VF/GVF. (6) £35 to 50 £38.00
1879
South Africa 1938, 1940 & 1959 proof (scarce) florins plus a florin-sized 1969 Prince Charles Silver Investiture medal, VF, FDC & UNC. (4) £25 to 40 £22.00
 • SOUTHERN RHODESIA
1880
Southern Rhodesia 1939 two shillings VF, the rarest date. £60 to 100 £68.00
 • SPAIN
1881
Spain 2 Reales, date indistinct but looks like 161? Obverse PIVS VI divided by pillars, reverse crowned shield with IM at sides. A couple of striking cracks o/w Fair. £15 to 25 N/S
 • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1882
USA Accumulation of circulated coins in various grades incl. 1c Indian Heads (17), 5c (11) incl. 1888, 1900, 1906 & 1912, dimes (11) incl. Barbers (5), quarters (9) incl. 1894, 1908, 1925, half dollars - Liberty (16), Franklin (13), dollars - Morgan (9) & Liberty (10) etc. Viewing essential. (108) £500 to 600 £540.00
1883
USA 1881 ten dollars, GVF/AEF. £425 to 475 £420.00
1884
USA 1893 ten dollars EF, tiny EK. £400 to 500 £400.00
1885
USA 1897 ten dollars, GVF. £400 to 450 £400.00
1886
USA 1881 five dollars, GVF. £210 to 250 £250.00
1887
USA 1881 five dollars, GVF. £200 to 225 £200.00
1888
USA 1886S five dollars AEF, lightly polished. £200 to 225 £200.00
1889
USA 1887S five dollars, EF. £200 to 400 £200.00
1890
USA 1910 five dollars, Indian head, GVF. £210 to 240 £260.00
1891
USA 1902 2? dollars, virtually mint state (we believe at least MS63), with rich red tone, very scarce in this condition, Catalogues at US $1250 MS63. £450 to 600 N/S
1892
USA 1911 2? dollars, Indian head, VF. £110 to 125 £140.00
1893
USA 1902, 1903 & 1904 O Morgan dollars, GEF, AEF & UNC, the second scarce. (3) £60 to 90 £62.00
1894
USA half dollar, EF with a nice light tone, small cut on Liberty's cheek. (US grade 'AU') £300 to 350 N/S
1895
USA - 1855 quarter dollar, 1889 dime, 1856 & 1860 half dimes plus 1868, 1882, 1904, 1905, 1912, 1913, 1914 & 1918 nickel 5 cents. Some of the nickels dirty o/wise Av Fine. (12) £60 to 80 £60.00
1896
USA 1889O Morgan dollar GVF toned, half dollars of 1935 & 1943, plus 1982 Washington 250th Anniversary proof & quarters of 1896, 1908 & 1914, fair to fine. (7) £40 to 60 £44.00
1897
USA - 1859, 1860, 1865, 1878, 1881 & 1916 cents - mixed grades. (6) £30 to 40 £30.00
1898
USA 1864 Indian head cent, VF. £15 to 25 £52.00
1899
USA - 1792-1794 Kentucky cent, 1783 Washington cent, UNITY STATES type, an 1837 Executive Experiment Hard Times token, VG or better. Also 1802 cent only about Good. (4) £80 to 100 £110.00
1900   USA proof sets 1976 x 2 & 1977 x 2 (6 coins in each set). £20 to 30 £24.00
 
   
       
   
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