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Sale 37 - GB Milled - Victoria
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
1017
1887 Jubilee Specimen set, five pounds to threepence, eleven coins in 'Sandhill' case. The gold around EF, the silver VF to EF. £2250 to 2500 £2200.00
1018
1893 five pounds, brilliant, almost UNC (Spink Cat. £4750 UNC, £3500 EF) £2900 to 3250 £3200.00
1019
1893 two pounds, about EF. £750 to 900 £750.00
1020
1843 sovereign, nice VF/EF. £300 to 400 £320.00
1021
1853 sovereign, EF/GEF. £275 to 350 £260.00
1022
1853 sovereign, EF/UNC, the reverse quite choice (around a dozen examples of this date fetched spectacular prices at DNW 12/13th June 2013). Scarce in this condition, S3852c. £450 to 600 £440.00
1023
1855 sovereign (shield), AEF/EF, WW incuse. Scarce. £350 to 400 £320.00
1024
1871 sovereign (shield), die 28, GEF with a proof-like obverse. A few light scuffs in front of head, S3853B. £250 to 350 £250.00
1025
1871 sovereign, St. George reverse, long tail type, large BP, unrecorded in Spink, almost UNC with a choice appearance, S3856A (var) £450 to 550 £420.00
1026
1872 sovereign (shield), die no. 60, EF. £250 to 300 £250.00
1027
1872 sovereign (shield), GVF, lustre, WW in relief, no die number. Scarce. £275 to 350 N/S
1028
1872M sovereign (shield), EF, reverse proof-like, S3854. £300 to 400 £300.00
1029
1873 sovereign (shield), die no. 15, GVF/AEF £225 to 275 £230.00
1030
1874 sovereign London (shield), die 32, GVF/AEF, extremely rare, S3853B. £4000 to 5000 £4600.00
1031
1875S sovereign (shield), GVF/EF. £225 to 275 £225.00
1032
1876S sovereign, St. George reverse, GVF/AEF. £250 to 300 N/S
1033
1877S sovereign (shield), GVF/EF. £200 to 250 £250.00
1034
1878S sovereign (shield), VF/AEF. £200 to 225 £200.00
1035
1879 sovereign (London), St. George reverse, AVF/VF, rare. £500 to 700 £620.00
1036
1879M sovereign, AEF, St. George reverse. £250 to 300 £220.00
1037
1879S sovereign (shield), GVF/EF with a nice red tone. £200 to 250 N/S
1038
1880S sovereign (shield), AEF/GEF, the reverse very proof-like. £350 to 500 £320.00
1039
1881M sovereign, St. George, VF/GVF, tiny reverse EK. £200 to 225 £200.00
1040
1882S sovereign, brilliant GEF (Spink Cat. £400 EF, £800 UNC), S3858E. £300 to 400 N/S
1041
1884M sovereign (shield), nice VF/EF, proof-like. £200 to 250 £230.00
1042
1885M sovereign (shield), EF, quite proof-like. £200 to 250 £210.00
1043
1887JH sovereign, almost UNC. £225 to 275 £250.00
1044
1893 sovereign, nice EF. £200 to 250 £200.00
1045   1842 half sovereign, EF/GEF, rare in high grade. £350 to 450 £310.00
1046
1860 half sovereign, brilliant, practically mint state, full gleaming lustre. Rare in this condition, S3859A. £650 to 750 £760.00
1047
1870 half sovereign, die 41, a nice GVF, S3860. £150 to 200 £165.00
1048
1876 half sovereign, EF die no.25, S3860D. £200 to 250 £180.00
1049
1844 crown, better than GVF but has been cleaned, small obverse rim bump. £150 to 200 N/S
1050
1844 crown, cinquefoil stops on edge, AEF with good original lustre, S3882. £450 to 600 N/S
1051
1845 crown, cinquefoil stops on edge, EF, a little scuffing under an attractive light grey tone, S3882. £550 to 750 N/S
1052
1845 crown, cinquefoil stops on edge, EF with considerable mint brilliance. A very tiny dig under the beaded border - does not detract. A most attractive example. £750 to 900 N/S
1053
1847 crown, young head, GVF with a light tone, S3882. £275 to 350 N/S
1054
1847 gothic crown, almost UNC with an appealing light tone, S3883. £1700 to 2250 £1800.00
1055
1847 gothic crown, UNDECIMO, AEF/EF, a few minor surface marks, S3883. £1000 to 1200 £1450.00
1056
1887 crown, UNC with a pleasing light grey tone. £90 to 120 £90.00
1057
1892 crown, EF, brilliant and quite proof-like. The scarcest date of the type. £165 to 200 N/S
1058
1897 LX crown, a few trifling EK's o/w a nice EF with light tone. £90 to 130 £90.00
1059
1897 LX crown, nice EF with a pleasing tone. A tiny metal flaw in the reverse top rim. £100 to 125 N/S
1060
1897 LX crown, obverse die of 1896, EF toned. A rare die pairing. £70 to 100 £86.00
1061
1898 LXII crown, GEF, lightly cleaned. £120 to 160 £98.00
1062
1899 LXII crown, EF, a few scuffs and has been cleaned. £90 to 120 £90.00
1063
1900 LXIV crown, AEF. £50 to 70 N/S
1064
1900 LXIV crown, choice UNC with a rainbow tone over a prooflike obverse, which is rather scuffed. £250 to 300 £250.00
1065
1900 LXIV crown, EF with usual weakness to rider. £80 to 120 N/S
1066
1887 Roman I double florin, A/UNC with a nice tone. £40 to 60 £40.00
1067
1887AR double florin, A/UNC toned & another GVF (2) £50 to 75 £50.00
1068
1888 double florin, Inverted 1 in VICTORIA, nice EF, rare. £175 to 250 £170.00
1069
1888 double florin, ('I' in Victoria an inverted '1'), GEF, rare. £150 to 200 N/S
1070
1889 double florin, choice UNC with a beautiful tone. £70 to 100 £70.00
1071
1842 halfcrown, A/UNC with a pleasing tone. Rare in this high grade, S3888. £700 to 850 N/S
1072
1849 halfcrown, (small date), choice UNC with iridescent brilliance under a most attractive light tone. Possibly the finest extant example and a great rarity in top-notch condition. We have never before seen an 1849 small date as good as this. £2000 to 2500 £1950.00
1073
1874 halfcrown, BU prooflike on obverse. £300 to 400 £300.00
1074
1874 halfcrown, EF with a light grey patina. £175 to 250 £160.00
1075
1878 halfcrown, A/UNC, light toning a little streaky in places. A difficult date in high grade. £250 to 300 £270.00
1076
1883 halfcrown, BU (Spink Cat. now £800) £350 to 450 £350.00
1077
1887 halfcrown (YH), GEF, lustrous but a little streaky. A difficult date, being the last young head, in high grade. £200 to 250 £190.00
1078
1887 halfcrown (JH), florin, shilling and wreath sixpence, all around EF, the florin marginally worse (4). £40 to 50 £40.00
1079
1887 proof halfcrown, virtually FDC, toned, cameo frosting. £400 to 500 £380.00
1080
1887 proof halfcrown, UNC, the reverse practically FDC with a deep 'rainbow' tone. £350 to 400 £350.00
1081
1888 halfcrown, A/UNC, the obverse quite proof-like with a pleasing light tone. £90 to 120 N/S
1082
1889 halfcrown, A/UNC, 'rainbow' tone. £120 to 150 N/S
1083
1889 halfcrown, virtually UNC with considerable brilliance. £80 to 100 £70.00
1084
1890 halfcrown, EF. £80 to 100 £96.00
1085
1891 halfcrown, GEF with brilliance, a tiny obverse EK, scarce. £80 to 100 £70.00
1086
1891 halfcrown, GEF, scarce. £100 to 125 £100.00
1087
1892 halfcrown, A/UNC with brilliance, scuffs on obverse. Scarce. £120 to 150 N/S
1088
1893 halfcrown, almost BU, the reverse quite prooflike. £70 to 90 £82.00
1089
1893 halfcrown, EF/GEF with a pretty tone. £50 to 65 £52.00
1090
1894 halfcrown, almost BU, rare date. £150 to 200 £165.00
1091
1897 halfcrown, BU, the obverse proof-like. £125 to 175 £100.00
1092
1897 halfcrown, choice BU with a very light bluish tone. £110 to 125 N/S
1093
1897 halfcrown, practically BU but with a hint of tone. £75 to 90 £75.00
1094
1897 halfcrown, UNC. £75 to 95 £70.00
1095
1898 halfcrown, brilliant, almost UNC with a hint of tone. £110 to 125 £100.00
1096
1900 halfcrown, BU. £80 to 100 £80.00
1097
1900 halfcrown, UNC with a hint of tone. £70 to 90 £82.00
1098
1901 halfcrown, brilliant, almost UNC with a hint of tone. £80 to 100 £90.00
1099
1901 halfcrown, nice EF with mint brilliance. £60 to 80 £72.00
1100
1849 Godless florin, nice EF, S3890. £150 to 200 £140.00
1101
1849 Godless florin, UNC with a nice tone. £225 to 275 £225.00
1102
1849 Godless florin, prooflike UNC with a light grey tone, S3890. £275 to 350 N/S
1103
1849 Godless florin, from the 1848 matrix, the 'WW' being obliterated by the bolder inner circle, much rarer than the standard coin. A very good VF. £80 to 120 £80.00
1104
1849 Godless florin, choice practically UNC, pleasing light tone, S3890. £240 to 275 £240.00
1105
Florins: 1849 'Godless' (3), GVF, fine & fine, 1857 A/fine, 1870 fine, 1887 JH (4), EF, AEF, GVF & GVF and 1890 fine (10). £80 to 120 £145.00
1106
Florins: 1849 'Godless', 1880, 1881, 1885 & 1887 Gothic, fair to fine; 1887 JH x 2, AU & GF; 1892 (rare) fine (8). £45 to 60 £70.00
1107
1859 florin, almost EF, cleaned but now re-toning. £75 to 100 £88.00
1108
1859 florin, choice, almost UNC with a lovely light 'olive' tone. Nice gothic florins such as this one are getting increasingly difficult to find. £300 to 400 £300.00
1109
1865 florin, (with a full colon after date), VF, extremely rare, E.S.C. R3. £275 to 350 N/S
1110
1870 florin, BU. A rare date, very rare in this condition. £500 to 600 £740.00
1111
1871 florin, EF. £175 to 225 £175.00
1112
1873 florin, virtually UNC with much brilliance and just a hint of tone. £250 to 300 £240.00
1113
1881 florin, EF. £150 to 200 £155.00
1114
1886 florin, virtually BU, scarce in this condition. £250 to 300 £270.00
1115
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 £46.00
1116
1892 florin, GEF/AU, the reverse quite prooflike under a light tone, very rare and elusive in this high grade. £450 to 600 £450.00
1117
1893 florin, choice UNC with a light rainbow tone over frosty surfaces. £100 to 125 N/S
1118
Florins: 1893 (2), GVF & AVF, 1895 VF/GVF and a further nine Old Heads, fair to fine (12). £70 to 100 £96.00
1119
1895 florin, A/UNC, darkish tone, and another, 1897 ABU (2). £100 to 150 £120.00
1120
1897 florin, BU with a light peripheral tone. £90 to 120 £110.00
1121
1897 florin, GEF 'rainbow' tone. £70 to 90 £62.00
1122
1899 florin, A/UNC with much brilliance. £70 to 90 £82.00
1123
1901 florin, EF, rich tone. £40 to 60 N/S
1124
1901 florin, practically BU with a very light tone. £90 to 110 N/S
1125
1838 shilling, EF/GEF, first young head type, S3902. £170 to 200 £180.00
1126
1839 shilling, first young head type, brilliant A/UNC, rare, S3902. £350 to 450 £350.00
1127
1865 shilling, die 54, practically UNC, lustrous. £170 to 220 £170.00
1128
1865 shilling, die 5, almost UNC. £140 to 175 £145.00
1129
1872 shilling, die 93, almost BU. £125 to 150 N/S
1130
1875 shilling, die 63, virtually BU. £170 to 220 £160.00
1131
1875 shilling, die 60, A/UNC, light golden tone. £130 to 150 N/S
1132
1877 shilling, die 69, EF, lustrous. Scarce. £100 to 150 £110.00
1133
1879 third young head shilling, EF and extremely rare. This coin is without die number and is Spink 3906 (The E.S.C lists a 'die no' third-head 1879 shilling as R2, however this is erroneous and an 1879 third-head with die no has yet to be confirmed) £800 to 1000 £960.00
1134
1885 shilling, almost BU. £90 to 120 £100.00
1135
1887 shillings, all decent, various grades fine to GVF. (6) £20 to 30 £34.00
1136
1888 shilling (plain date), choice UNC with a delightful tone. The plain date is very rare, most 1888 shillings being 'last 8 over 7,' yet to be included in the Standard Catalogue, we understand that listing is imminent. £250 to 350 £390.00
1137
1893 shilling, small obv. lettering, ABU, quite prooflike, especially on obverse. £40 to 60 N/S
1138
1894 shilling, UNC, scarce date. £80 to 100 N/S
1139
1895 shilling, small rose, AEF toned, a rare variety, rarer than catalogues indicate. £50 to 80 N/S
1140
1841 sixpence, practically BU, a very scarce date. £250 to 350 £250.00
1141
1851 sixpence, BU. £175 to 250 N/S
1142
1855 sixpence, EF. £70 to 100 £88.00
1143
1858 sixpence, UNC, the obverse quite proof-like with cameo frosting. £150 to 200 £160.00
1144
1864 sixpence, die 51, practically BU. £200 to 250 £200.00
1145
1866 sixpence, die 25, ABU. £150 to 200 £140.00
1146
1866 sixpence, die 51, UNC. £175 to 225 £180.00
1147
1872 sixpence, die no. 32, BU. £140 to 200 £130.00
1148
1874 sixpence, die 53, BU. £140 to 175 £160.00
1149
1887 sixpence (JH), shield reverse, R over V in Victoria. A rare variety, very rare in top grade, BU. (Spink Cat. £275) £125 to 150 £130.00
1150
1887 sixpence (YH), UNC with attractive tone. £60 to 90 N/S
1151
1887 sixpence (YH), BU. £75 to 120 N/S
1152
1887 sixpences, (YH), EF/GEF (cleaned), 1887 WD sixpence GVF & a further two sixpences of 1889 & 1890, EF. (4) £40 to 60 £40.00
1153
1887 sixpences, 3 YH & 3 JH, generally fine to GVF, the best young head being a nice VF. (6) £15 to 25 £26.00
1154
1891 sixpence, A/UNC, scarce. £25 to 35 £34.00
1155
1893 proof sixpence, brilliant A/FDC, rare. £120 to 150 £165.00
1156
1899 sixpence, few light scuffs o/w brilliant EF. £20 to 30 N/S
1157
1899 sixpence, GEF, light grey tone. £25 to 35 £26.00
1158
1890 & 1899 maundy fourpences, GEF and EF respectively. (2) £40 to 50 N/S
1159
1839 groat, Britannia reverse, a couple of minor scratches on obverse & clashed die markings both sides incl. full image of the Queen's face to the rev, brilliant GEF, scarce date, S3913 £50 to 80 N/S
1160
1842 groat, Britannia type, brilliant GEF. £60 to 90 £72.00
1161
1875 threepence, good VF-EF. £15 to 20 N/S
1162
1875 threepence, scuffed & cleaned, AEF. £12 to 20 N/S
1163
1887 JH threepence, extremely rare variety with single stop instead of colon after BRITT, GEF. £90 to 150 £80.00
1164
1893 threepence (JH), AEF/EF, rare. (Spink Cat. £195 EF) £80 to 120 N/S
1165
1841 penny, O.T no colon after 'REG' UNC 60/25% lustre. £150 to 180 £140.00
1166
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 £260.00
1167
1853 & 1854 pennies, both O.T & EF, the first with a little lustre, minor EK's. (2) £70 to 100 £60.00
1168
1853 penny, O.T choice GEF with an attractive 'chocolate' patina, S3948. £90 to 125 £80.00
1169
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
1170
1854 penny, P.T, A/UNC with a choice patina. £80 to 100 £70.00
1171
1854 penny, P.T, AEF, a small scratch on cheek, S3948. £25 to 40 £22.00
1172
1858 penny, O.T, EF. £40 to 60 N/S
1173
1858/3 penny, O.T, GEF some lustre, rare. £120 to 160 N/S
1174
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
1175
1860 bronze penny, toothed borders, obv. 2, rev. D, choice UNC with 50%/30% lustre. £150 to 200 N/S
1176
1860 penny, obverse 3, reverse D, choice UNC with almost full lustre. A beautiful example. £250 to 300 N/S
1177
1862 penny, UNC and very proof-like, especially so on the reverse. Some would no doubt call this a proof. Some lustre. £100 to 120 £82.00
1178
1862 penny, UNC, lustre, prooflike. £100 to 140 N/S
1179
1862 penny, 'V' of VICTORIA doubled, UNC with almost full lustre, a few light contact and toning marks on the proof-like surface. A rare variety, especially in this condition. £200 to 300 N/S
1180
Pennies: 1862, 1864, 1874H, 1875, 1876H, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1889, 1897, 1900 & Edward VII 1902, collectable grades, generally from fine to VF. (13) £10 to 20 £56.00
1181
1864 penny, crosslet 4, GVF and rare better than VF. £160 to 220 N/S
1182
1866 penny, A/UNC, lustre trace. £200 to 250 N/S
1183
1872 penny, UNC, 60% even lustre. £150 to 200 £125.00
1184
1875H penny, GVF or a little better. A very nice example of this rare coin with a nice dark patina. £90 to 125 £110.00
1185
1879 penny, A/UNC with a nice, 'silky' chocolate tone. £40 to 60 £74.00
1186
1880 penny, nice EF with much original lustre, scarce. £100 to 150 £160.00
1187
1886 penny, UNC with almost full lustre, subdued on reverse. Scarce in this condition. £80 to 120 N/S
1188
1886 penny, UNC, 50/40% lustre, scarce in UNC. £65 to 80 £65.00
1189
1887 penny, UNC with approx 75% lustre. £100 to 125 N/S
1190
1887, 1891 & 1901 pennies, plus an 1860 halfpenny, all GEF to AU with lustre and an 1861 penny with the last 1 in date so high that it pushes into the exergue line, alas clear date only (5). £90 to 120 £115.00
1191
1888 penny, UNC with practically full mint lustre, a hard date to find in this condition. £160 to 200 N/S
1192
1889 penny, 15 leaves in wreath, A/UNC, some lustre, rare. £75 to 100 N/S
1193
1889 penny, obv. 12, 15 leaves, A/UNC with some lustre, rare. £80 to 120 N/S
1194
1890 penny, UNC some lustre - mainly on reverse. £40 to 55 £40.00
1195
1891 penny, UNC with lustre - especially on reverse. £50 to 75 N/S
1196
1892 penny, obverse 40%, reverse practically full lustre. £100 to 130 N/S
1197
1897 & 1899 pennies, GEF-AU some lustre & the odd carbon spot. (2) £20 to 30 £20.00
1198
1858/7 halfpenny, UNC, 50/75% lustre. £80 to 110 N/S
1199
1861 & 1901 halfpennies, UNC with lustre, almost full on the latter, together with 1887 & 1898 dark GVF. (4) £40 to 55 £36.00
1200
1849 farthing, EF. A rare date, very rare in this condition. £250 to 300 N/S
1201
1853 farthing, EF, some lustre. £25 to 35 £25.00
1202
1873 farthing, choice BU, scratch on Queen's cheek. £30 to 50 N/S
1203
1875H farthing, an interesting miss-strike, struck with a slipped collar allowing the coin to spread slightly larger than normal size, GVF or perhaps a little better. Rare thus. £10 to 25 £24.00
1204
1883 maundy set, penny missing, EF. £50 to 70 £52.00
1205
1891 maundy set, EF or better with a nice tone. £100 to 125 £100.00
1206
1890, 1894 & 1895 pennies, EF (3). £40 to 60 £42.00
 
   
       
   
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