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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 23 October 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 23 October 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 37 - GB Milled - George III
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
880
1761 guinea, first head with three leaves at top, a more sloping forehead and more 'horizontal' truncation than the plate piece illustrated in Spink. Vertical milling. All 1761 guineas are very rare, fine good/fine, S3725. £1650 to 1800 N/S
881
1763 guinea, fine/good fine, rare, S3726. £700 to 850 £680.00
882
1773 guinea, EF, a beautiful example, S3737. £1100 to 1250 £1150.00
883
1776 guinea (Year of American Independence), good fine/AVF (USA grade VF), S3728. £350 to 450 £360.00
884
1777 guinea, EF, S3728. £850 to 1000 £900.00
885
1784 guinea, good fine, S3728. £300 to 350 £320.00
886
1785 guinea, GF, cleaned, mount marks on edge. £225 to 275 £230.00
887
1787 guinea, GVF to NEF with good, original lustre, a tiny edge-bruise does not detract, S3729. £375 to 450 £470.00
888
1787 guinea, GVF/AEF. £500 to 650 £520.00
889
1787 guinea, VF, S3729. £350 to 400 £370.00
890
1792 guinea, GF/VF. S3729. £325 to 375 £330.00
891
1813 'Military' guinea, VF/GVF with a nice original appearance. £1250 to 1500 £2600.00
892
1793 half guinea, fine/GF, S3735. £140 to 180 £140.00
893
1762 quarter guinea, EF, tiny rim nick. Scarce, S3741. £325 to 400 £300.00
894
1762 quarter guinea, VF, an obverse striking crack along the King's neck, does not detract, S3741. £175 to 250 £170.00
895
1797 third guinea, AEF/GVF, S3738. £250 to 300 £250.00
896
1798 third guinea, choice, almost UNC, proof-like and very scarce in this condition, S3738. £500 to 600 £510.00
897
1800 third guinea, GVF, S3738. £225 to 275 £230.00
898
1800 third guinea, practically EF, S3738. £250 to 350 £260.00
899   1803 third guinea, almost EF, S3739. £275 to 325 £260.00
900
1804 third guinea, AVF, a tiny dig in obverse field and minor resultant buckling - still a decent coin, S3740. £80 to 110 £88.00
901
1806 third guinea, VF, S3740. £175 to 225 £170.00
902
1808 third guinea, GVF, S3740. £200 to 250 N/S
903
1817 sovereign (first year that sovereigns were struck), fine, S3785. £300 to 350 £450.00
904
1818 sovereign, GF, rare, S3785A. £500 to 600 N/S
905
1820 sovereign, 'curly 2' in date - almost closed, GF/VF, S3785. £350 to 450 £390.00
906
1820 sovereign, GF, S3785c. £400 to 500 £400.00
907
1817 half sovereign, AF/fine, S3786. £130 to 150 £140.00
908
1817 half sovereign, VF, one tiny EK, S3786. £240 to 275 £220.00
909
1818 half sovereign, AEF, trifling rim nicks, S3786. £275 to 350 £280.00
910
1818/7 half sovereign, fine, rare, S3786 (var). £240 to 275 £200.00
911
1819 LIX crown, close to EF, S3787. £200 to 250 £240.00
912
1819 LIX crown, GVF, attractive grey tone, S3787. £80 to 120 £78.00
913
1819 LIX crown, UNC, proof-like with moderate frosting, S3787. £700 to 900 £680.00
914
1816 halfcrown, brilliant GEF, S3788. £225 to 275 £200.00
915
1816 halfcrown, choice UNC with a light 'rainbow' tone, a much rarer coin in UNC than the 1817 bull head, S3788. £350 to 450 N/S
916
1816 halfcrown, GVF. A pleasing, problem-free example, S3788. £40 to 60 £66.00
917
1816 halfcrown, prooflike UNC, light toning, the 1816 far rarer than the 1817 of the same type and seldom found in prooflike state, S3788. £400 to 500 £350.00
918
1817 halfcrown (bull head), BU. A gem! S3788 £350 to 450 £350.00
919
1817 halfcrown, bull head, EF with a very light tone, obverse slightly prooflike. S3788. £275 to 350 N/S
920
1817 halfcrown, bull head, UNC with much original brilliance, S3788. £325 to 400 N/S
921
1817 halfcrown, bull head, choice brilliant UNC, exceptional, S3788. £500 to 600 N/S
922
1819 halfcrown, EF, the shield unusually bold for this issue, S3789. £200 to 250 £180.00
923
1819 halfcrown, prooflike UNC with a light olive tone. A choice coin, S3789. £350 to 450 N/S
924
1763 shilling, (Northumberland), EF with a rich 'rainbow' tone, S3742. £1000 to 1200 £950.00
925
1787 shilling, no hearts, GEF, lustrous with a slight peripheral tone, S3743. £65 to 90 £66.00
926
1787 shilling, no hearts, no stops at date, GVF with a pleasing tone, rare, S3745. £125 to 150 N/S
927
1787 shillings, both with hearts, EF & GVF, the first with scratch in obverse field. (2) £70 to 100 N/S
928
1816 shilling, BU, perfectly struck with all shield detail very bold, S3790. £100 to 125 N/S
929
1817 shilling, brilliant UNC, lightly toning. £100 to 125 N/S
930
1787 sixpences, with hearts EF, minor flaws in obverse field & without hearts GVF, 1762 threepence EF & 5x 'Good Old Days' imitation guinea/½ guinea tokens. (8) £50 to 70 £56.00
931
1816 sixpence, practically BU, S3791. £50 to 70 £72.00
932
1818 sixpence, UNC and an underrated date, rare in this condition, S3791. £110 to 125 N/S
933
1818 sixpence, UNC with a choice 'rainbow' tone, a touch of cabinet friction on the highest points. Scarce. S3791. £100 to 125 N/S
934
1797 cartwheel twopence, EF/UNC, the reverse with considerable lustre, believed to have spent some time as the outer coin of a pile of such pieces, the obverse exposed and the reverse therefore protected. (Spink Cat. £700 EF), S3776. £325 to 400 N/S
935
1797 cartwheel twopence, almost EF with an attractive dark appearance. The odd very light edge bump - needs to be looked for to be noticed at all, S3776. £175 to 225 N/S
936
1797 cartwheel penny, GEF with a lovely patina, the obverse slightly prooflike, wreath with 11 leaves, scarce. (Spink 2013 Cat. £550 EF), S3777. £225 to 300 £320.00
937
1806 penny (gilt proof), brilliant, virtually FDC, rare, S3870 (var) £700 to 850 N/S
938
1799 halfpenny, EF but a little dirty, lustre traces, S3778. £36 to 45 N/S
939
1806 halfpennies, EF and VF+, the first with lustre traces on reverse. (2) £25 to 30 £34.00
940
1806 halfpenny, A/UNC. £40 to 50 £36.00
941
1806 halfpenny, EF slight lustre. £40 to 50 £40.00
942
1806 halfpenny, EF, S3781. £30 to 40 N/S
943
1806 halfpenny, UNC, 50% even lustre, S3781. £80 to 100 N/S
944
1799 farthing (gilt-proof), A/UNC with brilliance, a few minor scuffs and rim nicks. Rare. S799 (var) £200 to 300 £220.00
945
1799 farthing, AEF, trace of lustre. Hairline die flaw extends across obv field but does not detract, S3779. £25 to 35 £25.00
946
1799 farthing, UNC, lustre, 3 berries in wreath. S3779. £100 to 125 N/S
947
1806 farthing, EF, dark tone. £25 to 35 N/S
948
1806 farthing, virtually UNC with considerable mint lustre. Incuse 'K' on truncation, S3782 £100 to 150 N/S
949
1800 maundy set, EF, nicely toned, S3764. £300 to 350 N/S
950
1800 maundy set, mostly better than EF, pleasing tones, S3764. £275 to 325 N/S
951
1820 maundy set, choice FDC with 'rainbow' tone, superb, S3792. £425 to 500 N/S
952
1804 Bank of England dollar, top leaf to centre of 'E,' AEF and pleasing, S3768. £275 to 350 £260.00
953
1804 Bank of England dollar, top leaf to centre of 'E,' a curious countermark on upper neck, resembling an axe, VF, cleaned, S3768. £75 to 100 £82.00
954
1804 Bank of England dollar, a nice VF, the reverse a little better, the 'host coin; of 1802 and 'CAROLUS' are visible to the left of the date (see note in Spink standard catalogue), rare thus, S3768. £200 to 300 N/S
955
1812 three-shilling bank token, second head, EF with much brilliance, S3770. £130 to 150 £140.00
 
   
       
   
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