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Sale 36 - GB Milled - Victoria
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
866
1887 silver set, 7 coins, crown to threepence, EF to UNC with wreath-type sixpence & Roman I double-florin, some coins pleasantly toned. £140 to 175 £170.00
867
1887 silver set, 7 coins, crown to threepence, EF to UNC with wreath-type sixpence & Ar. 1 double-florin, uncased. £140 to 175 £170.00
868
1887 silver set, crown to threepence, EF & better, uncased, light toning. (7) £175 to 225 £175.00
869
887 silver set, 7 coins, crown to threepence, EF to UNC, with shield-type sixpence & Roman I double-florin, uncased. £140 to 175 £155.00
870
1888 double florin, inverted 1, VF, halfcrown GVF pin-holed, sixpence AEF cleaned + ex-mount, threepence fine, penny mottled EF, some lustre, halfpenny AEF plus 1887 penny & farthing VF or better. (8) £40 to 55 £58.00
871
1887 two pounds, EF. £550 to 600 £620.00
872
1842 sovereign, extremely rare variety with unbarred 'A's in GRATIA. The second 'A' being a full triangle, S3852 (var). £300 to 500 £300.00
873
1849 sovereign, EF/UNC, rare in this condition, S3852c. £500 to 600 £520.00
874
1854 sovereign, VF/GVF, scarce, WW incuse, S3852D. £300 to 350 £300.00
875
1865 sovereign, EF, scarce in this condition, S3853. £325 to 375 £330.00
876
1842 half sovereign, EF but has been cleaned. S3859. £300 to 400 N/S
877
1859 half sovereign, EF. S3859A. £225 to 300 £230.00
878
1876 half sovereign, die no.74, practically BU, struck from clashed dies, quite prooflike both sides. S3860D. £325 to 400 £400.00
879
1876 half sovereign, EF die no.25. S3860D. £200 to 250 N/S
880
1877 half sovereign, almost BU, a couple of tiny scratches on front of the Queen's forehead. Die no. 148. S3860E. £200 to 250 £200.00
881
1883 half sovereign, almost BU, scarce in this condition. S3861. £200 to 250 £250.00
882
1887 half sovereign, JH, choice BU, (Graded MS 65 by PCGS, but not now in slab) £130 to 160 £165.00
883
1887 half sovereign, JH, A/UNC. £120 to 150 £150.00
884
1887 half sovereign, JH, practically BU, a minor reverse rim nick. £120 to 150 £145.00
885
1890 half sovereign, nice EF with brilliance. No J.E.B. on truncation, Rev. High shield. S3869c. £120 to 150 £155.00
886
1892 half sovereign, EF/GEF (although graded UNC on ticket) lower shield but without J.E.B. on truncation. Rare? S3869D(var?) £130 to 180 £130.00
887
1901 half sovereign, BU, a choice example. £120 to 150 £145.00
888
1820 LX crowns (4) plus on 1821 secundo, average fine, a few scratches & bumps. (5) £110 to 150 £110.00
889
1844 crown, better than GVF but has been cleaned, small obverse rim bump. £200 to 300 N/S
890
1844 crown, UNC with a choice tone over reflective surfaces, star stops on edge, very rare this nice, S3882. £1500 to 2000 £1800.00
891
1844 crown, VF. £90 to 120 £120.00
892
1845 crown Cinquefoil stops AVF small dig obverse field. S1845. £70 to 100 £120.00
893
1845 crown, cinquefoil stops on edge. Choice almost mint state with original brilliance. Very rare as nice as this. (Ex-Colin Cooke several years ago @ £1750). S3882. £1250 to 1500 £1550.00
894
1847 Gothic crown, choice & virtually FDC with a nice light tone, UNDECIMO edge, ex Lockdales auction no. 75 (2009) lot 106, £2400 inclusive. A very nice example in the top 5% of UNC Gothics. £2000 to 2250 £3100.00
895
1847 Gothic crown, UNDECIMO, AEF with a dappled rainbow tone, the odd minor e.k. S3883. £800 to 900 £1500.00
896
1847 Gothic crown, UNDECIMO, EF with a pleasing light tone, minor graze to obverse field left of 'reg' S3883. £1000 to 1200 £1150.00
897
1887 Coinage: crown, double florin, halfcrown, 2 x florins & 2 x shillings, average EF, the shillings VF or better, the crown with small pinholes in edge. (7) £100 to 125 £92.00
898
1887 crown & double florin, AEF with rainbow tone (2) £60 to 80 £70.00
899
1887 crown, halfcrown & shilling UNC, choice rainbow-toned. (3) £125 to 175 £175.00
900
1887 crown, prooflike UNC with an attractive blue tone. £90 to 125 £105.00
901
1887 crown, UNC light patchy toning. £70 to 100 £110.00
902
1887 crown, UNC with a pleasing light grey tone. £75 to 100 N/S
903
1888 crown (wide date) EF, light tone. A rare variety, very difficult to find. £350 to 450 £360.00
904
1888 crown, narrow date, GEF, light peripheral tone, the reverse field a little scuffed. £80 to 110 £110.00
905
1889 crown, GEF with a light tone over underlying brilliance (priced at £165 several years ago). £70 to 90 £92.00
906
1889 crown, GEF, light golden tone. £80 to 100 £92.00
907
1890 crown, practically UNC and a little prooflike, once lightly cleaned. £80 to 100 £100.00
908
1892 crown, almost BU with a light golden tone (priced, Colin Cooke, several years ago @ £375). A scarce date in high grade. £220 to 270 £240.00
909
1893 LVI crown, nice EF but a few trifling edge nicks. £70 to 95 £82.00
910
1893 LVI crown, UNC with good lustre under a very light tone. (Ex-Colin Cooke several years, ago price £350) £200 to 250 £220.00
911
1893 LVII crown, almost UNC/UNC with light tone, somewhat prooflike on the reverse, very rare in this condition. £400 to 500 £440.00
912
1895 LIX crown, brilliant & almost UNC, a little weakly struck on reverse. £150 to 200 £195.00
913
1896 LX crown, practically BU, a few minor scuffs (with a dealer's ticket priced £395). £240 to 300 £270.00
914
1896 LX crown, virtually UNC, light peripheral tone. £230 to 280 £320.00
915
1897 LX crown, a few trifling EK's o/w a nice EF with light tone. £100 to 150 N/S
916
1897 LX crown, EF with a moderate old tone. £90 to 130 £110.00
917
1897 LX crown, nice EF with a pleasing tone. A tiny metal flaw in the reverse top rim. £120 to 150 N/S
918
1898 LXII crown, GEF, lightly cleaned. £120 to 160 N/S
919
1899 LXII crown, ABU. £200 to 250 £200.00
920
1899 LXII crown, EF, a few scuffs and has been cleaned. £90 to 120 N/S
921
1899 LXIII crown, rider a little weakly struck o/w GEF with considerable Mint bloom. £200 to 250 £160.00
922
1900 LXIV crown, choice UNC with a rainbow tone over a proof like obverse, which is rather scuffed. £250 to 300 N/S
923
1900 LXIV crown, EF with usual weakness to rider. £80 to 120 N/S
924   1900 LXIV crown, some light scuffing o/w brilliant & almost UNC. £190 to 250 N/S
925
1887 AR double florin, A/UNC toned & another GVF (2) £55 to 75 N/S
926
1887 AR double florin, UNC/BU with a light red tone. £50 to 75 £50.00
927
1887 Roman I double florin, A/UNC with a nice tone. £40 to 60 N/S
928
1888 double-florin, with the 'I' in Victoria an inverted '1'. GEF, rare. £175 to 225 N/S
929   1889 double florin, choice UNC with a beautiful tone. £80 to 120 N/S
930
1889 double florin, VF, 1887 halfcrown & florin VF & two gothic florins, 1880 & 1883 GF (5) £50 to 70 £76.00
931
1889 double florin, few minor scuffs o/w ABU. £50 to 75 £50.00
932
1890 double florin, GEF, scarce. £70 to 100 £110.00
933
1839 plain edge proof halfcrown, a few light marks on obverse field but otherwise choice almost FDC with deep cameo frosting and a rich, antique rainbow tone, from the proof sets of the year. S3885. £2000 to 2250 £2000.00
934
1839 plain-edge proof halfcrown, A/FDC with cameo frosting and a choice steel-blue tone. Now very hard to find so nice. From the proof sets of the year. S3885. £2000 to 2250 £2900.00
935
1842 halfcrown, A/UNC with a pleasing tone. Rare in this high grade. S3888. £700 to 850 N/S
936
1843 halfcrown, GEF/EF with a lovely tone. A rare date, but very rare in high grade. S3888. £850 to 1000 £920.00
937
1844 halfcrown, EF with brilliance. £325 to 400 £340.00
938
1844 halfcrown, nice VF/GVF toned, a couple of small edge bumps on reverse. £50 to 70 £58.00
939
1846 halfcrown, UNC, lustrous, hairline peripheral die-cracking on obverse does not detract. Scarce in high grade. £550 to 700 £550.00
940
Halfcrowns: 1848 (rare), 1874, 1883, 1884, 1887 JH x2, 1900, plus a florin 1893. The first fine, other YH's almost fine, Jubilee EF & OH's, VF. (8) £80 to 120 £135.00
941
1849 halfcrown, a decent fine, scarce. £25 to 40 £66.00
942
1874 halfcrown, BU prooflike on obverse. £300 to 400 N/S
943
1874, 1895 & 1901 halfcrown plus an 1887 crown, mostly better than fine, some scratches. (4) £40 to 60 £54.00
944
1876 halfcrown, EF/GEF. In our opinion much scarcer than catalogues indicate. £250 to 300 £250.00
945
1878 halfcrown, A/UNC, light toning a little streaky in places. A difficult date in high grade. £300 to 350 N/S
946
1878 halfcrown, A/UNC, slightly toned & proof-like on the obverse. £230 to 280 £250.00
947
1887 JH halfcrown, florin, shilling and wreath sixpence, all around EF, the florin marginally worse (4). £40 to 50 N/S
948
1889 halfcrown, A/UNC, 'rainbow' tone. £120 to 150 N/S
949
1889 halfcrown, EF light tone on obverse over underlying brilliance. £30 to 50 £36.00
950
1891 halfcrown, GEF with brilliance, a tiny obverse EK, scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
951
1892 halfcrown, about UNC, the scarcest date of the type. £160 to 200 £170.00
952
1893 halfcrown, EF with some brilliance, minor EF on obverse does not detract. £40 to 55 N/S
953
1893 halfcrown, EF/GEF with a pretty tone. £50 to 65 N/S
954
1893, 1899 & 1901 halfcrowns, the last AVF, the others AEF, the second lightly cleaned. (3) £50 to 75 £62.00
955
1895 halfcrown, GEF/UNC, pleasing tone. £80 to 120 £105.00
956
1897 halfcrown, BU with a very light bluish tone. £100 to 120 N/S
957
1901 halfcrown, brilliant UNC, the obverse quite prooflike. £100 to 125 £90.00
958
1901 halfcrown, nice EF with mint brilliance. £60 to 80 N/S
959
1901 halfcrown, nice EF with light grey tone. £50 to 70 £72.00
960
1849 Godless florin, choice virtually UNC, pleasing light tone, S3890. £225 to 300 N/S
961
1849 Godless florin, EF or slightly better, peripheral toning but once lightly polished, S3890. £80 to 100 £80.00
962
1849 Godless florin, WW, AEF/EF, S3890. £60 to 90 £78.00
963
1849 Godless florin, AVF/VF. A pleasing coin for the grade. S3890. £25 to 35 £28.00
964
1849 Godless florin, brilliant EF, S3890. £120 to 150 £120.00
965
1849 Godless florin, nice EF, S3890. £150 to 200 N/S
966
1852 florin, tiny scratch behind Queen's head o/w nice GVF & toned. £40 to 70 £52.00
967
1859 florin, EF with mint lustre. £150 to 200 £155.00
968
1862 florin EF, extremely rare in this high grade. £1250 to 1500 £1450.00
969
1865 colon florin, with a full colon after date, VF, extremely rare, E.S.C. R3. £275 to 350 N/S
970
1870 florin, BU. A rare date, very rare in this condition. £500 to 600 N/S
971
1870 florin, EF, lustre a few small surface marks, rare in high grade. £250 to 300 £250.00
972
1873 florin, GVF. £30 to 50 £42.00
973
1879 florin, BU a superb coin, S3898. £400 to 550 £400.00
974
1883 florin, GF & an 1893 florin GFV/EF. (2) £30 to 45 £40.00
975
1887 & 1897 florins, GVF, the first deeply toned. (2) £25 to 40 £25.00
976
1889 florin, AVF, plus 1890 VF/GVF plugged, 1890 A/fine, 1891 fair (rare) & 2x 1894 old head, fair & A/fine. (6) £40 to 50 N/S
977
1891 florin, AEF/EF, rare. £180 to 225 £180.00
978
1891 florin, GVF, rare. £75 to 100 £76.00
979
1892 florin, EF, the rarest date of the type & very difficult to find in high grade. £350 to 400 £350.00
980
1892 florin, GVF or a little better, rare. £150 to 200 £150.00
981
1893 florin, UNC with a light rainbow tone over frosty surfaces. £100 to 125 N/S
982
1893 florins x2 VF & GVF, one lightly polished, plus 1895 fine/GF & 1896 VF/GVF cleaned. (4) £50 to 75 N/S
983
1897 florin & 1888 sixpence, EF/GEF & AU respectively, the first nicely toned. (2) £60 to 80 £60.00
984
1897 florin, GEF 'rainbow' tone. £70 to 90 N/S
985
1901 florin, EF, rich tone. £40 to 60 N/S
986
1838 shilling, EF/GEF, First Young Head type. S3902. £170 to 200 N/S
987
1838 shilling, GVF with bad rim nicks, plus two 1901 shillings A/UNC, lightly polished on obverse. (3) £60 to 90 £62.00
988
1839 shilling, second head, proof-like UNC, scarce in this condition. S3904. £250 to 350 £200.00
989
1856 shilling, A/UNC with brilliance. £160 to 200 £160.00
990
1858 shilling, GEF with brilliance. £130 to 150 £100.00
991
1859 shilling, A/UNC, much lustre. £125 to 150 £125.00
992
1860 shilling, EF/GEF with much original brilliance. Scarce. £175 to 250 £130.00
993
1868 shilling, die no. 35, practically BU, light peripheral tone to reverse. £180 to 220 £150.00
994
1870 shilling, die II, almost EF, a couple of minor cuts to obverse but a very scarce date. £100 to 150 £160.00
995
1871 shilling, die no. 9, EF/AU, band of toning below neck. £75 to 100 £75.00
996
1874 shilling, die 27, GEF with lustre. £110 to 130 £110.00
997
1875 shilling, die 60, A/UNC, light golden tone. £130 to 150 N/S
998
1876 shilling, die no. 27, EF, probably cleaned. Scarce. £90 to 125 £90.00
999
1889 shilling, A/UNC, toned over proof like surface. £70 to 90 £76.00
1000
1889 shilling, small head, A/UNC with almost full mint brilliance, contact marks to the obverse. Extremely rare in this high grade and almost impossible to find in mint state. S3926. £500 to 600 £580.00
1001
1893 shilling, UNC with a light tone, plus an 1886 threepence, EF. (2) £50 to 80 £50.00
1002
1895 shilling, GEF, nice light grey tone. £35 to 50 £42.00
1003
1895 shilling, small rose, AEF toned, a rare variety, rarer than catalogues indicate. £50 to 80 N/S
1004
1899 shilling, GEF, light tone. £25 to 35 £28.00
1005
1851 sixpence, BU. £175 to 250 N/S
1006
1852 sixpence, UNC, nicely toned on obv, but very lightly polished on rev, scarce. £120 to 170 £120.00
1007
1853 sixpence, EF, lustre. £90 to 110 £90.00
1008
1878 DRITANNIAR sixpence, EF with an attractive tone, an extremely rare coin in the higher grades & one of the major varieties of Victorian silver, there was no example in the comprehensive Alfred Bole collection of sixpences, Die No. 6. £475 to 750 £680.00
1009
1887 sixpences, shield reverse (4), average EF plus 1843 half farthing, EF & 1844 A/UNC, the last slightly edgy. (6) £35 to 55 £35.00
1010
1887 YH sixpences EF/GEF (cleaned), 1887 WD sixpence GVF & a further two sixpences of 1889 & 1890, EF. (4) £40 to 60 N/S
1011   1891 sixpence, A/UNC, scarce. £30 to 40 N/S
1012
1899 sixpence, few light scuffs o/w brilliant EF. £20 to 30 N/S
1013
1899 sixpence, GEF, light grey tone. £25 to 35 N/S
1014
1899 sixpence, UNC with light rainbow tone, choice. £30 to 45 £30.00
1015
1890 & 1899 fourpences, GEF and EF respectively. (2) £40 to 50 N/S
1016
1839 groat, Britannia reverse, a couple of minor scratches on obverse & clashed die markings both sides incl. full image of the Queens face to the rev, brilliant GEF, scarce date, S3913 £50 to 80 N/S
1017
1898 groat x 2 coins, both GEF, one lightly cleaned. S3913 (2) £50 to 75 N/S
1018
1875 threepence, good VF-EF. £15 to 20 N/S
1019
1875 threepence, scuffed & cleaned, AEF. £12 to 20 N/S
1020
1878 threepence, near EF. £15 to 25 £24.00
1021
1887 JH threepence, extremely rare variety with single stop instead of colon after BRITT, GEF. £90 to 150 N/S
1022
1841 penny, O.T no colon after 'REG' UNC 60/25% lustre. £150 to 180 N/S
1023
1851 penny, O.T & far colon after DEF, almost UNC & choice with some lustre both sides, tiny obverse EK does not detract, rare in this condition, S3948 (first type) £280 to 350 N/S
1024
1853 & 1854 pennies, both O.T & EF, the first with a little lustre. Minor EK's. (2) £70 to 100 N/S
1025
1853 & 1854 pennies, both O.T & NEF, scratches to both. (2) £20 to 40 N/S
1026
1853 penny, O.T choice GEF with an attractive 'chocolate' patina. S3948. £90 to 125 N/S
1027
1853 penny, O.T, EF & slightly proof-like 2x 1870 pennies F-GF, scarce & an 1849 farthing GF, scarce date. (4) £25 to 40 £36.00
1028
1854 penny P.T, A/UNC with a choice patina. £80 to 100 N/S
1029
1854 penny, O.T appears A/UNC with 75% lustre, but we do not consider the lustre to be original (many would disagree with us!). £70 to 100 N/S
1030
1855 penny, O.T, AEF/EF. £30 to 45 £38.00
1031
1856 penny, P.T, AEF, very rare. £450 to 600 £460.00
1032
1858 penny, O.T, EF minor EK's, plus pennies of 1854 O.T, AEF, dark, 1855 PT, VF & 1858 O.T, fine EL's. (4) £55 to 85 £55.00
1033
1858 penny, O.T, EF. £40 to 60 N/S
1034
1858/3 penny, O.T, GEF some lustre, rare. £120 to 160 N/S
1035
1860 bronze penny, beaded borders, obv. 1, rev. B, choice UNC with much original lustre, some surface marks visible, especially under magnification, but a very attractive specimen, rare. £400 to 550 N/S
1036
1860 bronze penny, toothed borders, obv. 2, rev. D, choice UNC with 50%/30% lustre. £150 to 200 N/S
1037
Pennies: 1862 Narrow-date (VF) 1887 x 2, 1888, 1889, 1890 x 2 (one dark AEF), 1891 x 3, 1892 x 2 & 1893. All above average. (13) £15 to 25 £22.00
1038
1872 penny, UNC, 60% even lustre. £150 to 200 N/S
1039
1876H penny, wide date type, obverse 8, reverse J, AU/UNC, very rare in this condition. £200 to 250 £200.00
1040
1877 penny, UNC with 85% even lustre, somewhat proof like on the reverse. £175 to 250 £175.00
1041
1879 penny, UNC with 60%/40% lustre. £100 to 150 £100.00
1042
1880 penny, nice EF with much original lustre, scarce. £100 to 150 N/S
1043
1882 H penny, UNC, 75/40% lustre. £70 to 90 £70.00
1044
1886 penny, UNC with almost full lustre, subdued on reverse. Scarce in this condition. £80 to 120 N/S
1045
1886 penny, UNC, 50/40% lustre, scarce in UNC. £65 to 80 N/S
1046
1887 penny, BU practically full lustre. £100 to 150 £84.00
1047
1888 penny, UNC with practically full mint lustre, a hard date to find in this condition. £160 to 200 N/S
1048
1888 penny, UNC, 50% lustre. £80 to 100 £80.00
1049
1889 penny, 15 leaves in wreath, A/UNC, some lustre, rare. £75 to 100 N/S
1050
1889 penny, obv. 12, 15 leaves, A/UNC with some lustre, rare. £80 to 120 N/S
1051
1889 penny, UNC, 14 leaves in wreath, UNC, 65% lustre. £70 to 90 £58.00
1052
1890 penny, UNC some lustre - mainly on rev. £40 to 55 N/S
1053
1890 penny, UNC with much lustre, a little subdued on reverse, £65 to 80 £54.00
1054
1891 penny, UNC with lustre - especially on rev. £50 to 75 N/S
1055
1892 penny, obverse 40%, reverse practically full lustre. £100 to 130 N/S
1056
1892 x2 & 1894 pennies, all around EF or a little better with slight to moderate lustre. (3) £40 to 60 £60.00
1057
1896 penny x2, AU to UNC, some lustre & the odd carbon spot. (2) £25 to 40 £25.00
1058
1897 & 1899 pennies, GEF-AU some lustre & the odd carbon spot. (2) £20 to 30 N/S
1059
1900 penny x2, UNC & EF, the first with much lustre. (2) £15 to 25 £14.00
1060
1853 & 1856 halfpennies, both around EF, the latter scarce. (2) £40 to 50 £40.00
1061
1853 halfpenny, some lustre, EF/good EF. £30 to 35 £30.00
1062
1858/7 halfpenny, UNC, 50/75% lustre. £80 to 110 N/S
1063
1861 & 1901 halfpennies, UNC with lustre, almost full on the latter, together with 1887 & 1898 dark GVF. (4) £40 to 55 N/S
1064
1866 halfpenny, UNC, 50% lustre. Rare in this grade. £125 to 160 £125.00
1065
1890 halfpenny, UNC with rich 'chocolate' patina over proof-like fields. £30 to 45 £32.00
1066
1839 farthing, UNC with almost full original lustre, rare in this condition, S3950. £100 to 160 £100.00
1067
1844 farthing, a couple of minor marks to the lower portrait, otherwise AEF and a very high grade for this key date. £300 to 400 £300.00
1068
1853 farthing, EF or better, some lustre. £25 to 40 £25.00
1069
1853 farthing, EF, some lustre. £25 to 35 N/S
1070
1860 mule farthing with toothed obverse & beaded reverse. GVF, extremely rare (Spink £475 VF) S3958 var. £350 to 450 £350.00
1071
1873 farthing, choice BU, scratch on Queen's cheek. £30 to 50 N/S
1072
1844 half farthing, 1881 third farthing and a silver 1841 1½d EF or better, some lustre and a nice blue tone to the last. (3) £40 to 60 £56.00
1073
1844 half farthings (3), all UNC, one with considerable lustre & semi-prooflike reverse. (3) £40 to 65 £56.00
1074
1853 quarter farthing, EF. toned. £50 to 75 £58.00
1075
1859 maundy set, fine to VF. £40 to 50 £58.00
1076
1891 maundy set, EF or better with a nice tone. £100 to 125 N/S
1077
1893 maundy set, UNC, some toning. £80 to 120 £86.00
 
   
       
   
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