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Coin, medal and banknote auction - 1 February 2017 (realised prices)
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Sale 39 - Foreign Coins
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Estimate Realised
 • AUSTRALIA
1467
Australia - 1911 florin, EF, very rare in this condition. £250 to 300 £330.00
 • BELGIAN CONGO
1468
Belgian Congo - Congo Free State copper set comprising 10, 5, 2 & 1 centimes of 1888 (the 5 centimes is 1887), UNC or nearly so with some lustre. Scarce in this high grade. (4) £100 to 150 £135.00
 • CANADA
1469
Canada - (Provinces) New Brunswick 1854 one penny currency x2 coins, VF & GF plus 1864 cent, VF (light damage); Nova Scotia 1856 halfpenny token, VF & another 1832 fair, plus 1854 & 1857 Bank of Upper Canada halfpenny tokens, AVF & VF. (7) £15 to 25 £28.00
1470
Canada - 1887 5 cents, rare date, AVF. £25 to 40 £25.00
 • CEYLON
1471
Ceylon - 1890 five cents, VF/GVF, plus another 1870, fine. (2) £15 to 25 N/S
 • CHINA
1472
China - Empire dollar (1911) Hsuan-T'ung year 3, VF. £20 to 30 £135.00
 • COOK ISLANDS
1473
Cook Islands - 2002 £100 gold (.7499oz) capsule centre containing tiny diamonds, rubies & sapphires, housed in a display case of issue. £750 to 850 N/S
 • FRANCE
1474
France - 1775 silver ECU, Lille Mint, VF, attractive tone. £30 to 50 £64.00
1475
France - 1815 R gold twenty francs, VF. £150 to 175 £275.00
1476
France 1844W 2 francs, EF with a rich old tone. £50 to 75 £135.00
1477
France - 1854 BB 10 centimes, GVF+ & 1853 BB & B, AVF & VF, plus 1877A one centime, EF, 1863 5 centimes, VF and 1856B 2 centimes, VF. (6) £10 to 20 N/S
 • German States
1478
German States - 1845 Wurttemberg two gulden, GVF. £50 to 75 £78.00
1479
German States - (Prussia) 1913A 3 marks, AEF (deeply toned). £15 to 20 £26.00
1480
German States - 1914 A Prussia gold 20 marks, EF/UNC £200 to 250 £220.00
 • HAITI
1481
Haiti - 1815 12 centimes, AN12, at least GVF, rare in nice grade. £50 to 75 £105.00
 • INDIA
1482
India - Awadh State silver rupee, Amjad Ali Shah (AH 1258-63), AH 1259 (circa 1843) GVF, plus another Hyderabad dated AH 1317 (1899-1900) under Princeley states of Ali Khah II (1868-1911) VF. (2) £20 to 30 £56.00
 • IRELAND
1483
Ireland - Edward I second coinage penny, Waterford, AVF, class 1B, pellets on breast. £40 to 60 £82.00
1484
Ireland - Edward I second coinage penny, Waterford, fine and another fair. (2) £40 to 60 £54.00
1485
Ireland - John as Lord of Ireland (1185-99) silver halfpenny, Waterford, VF and rare in this condition, found near Limerick 1980 and National Museum catalogued. £200 to 250 £200.00
1486
Ireland - Ormonde money sixpence (1643-44), fine for issue, rare. £100 to 150 £135.00
1487
Ireland - 1689 (Aug), Gunmoney halfcrown, nice VF, lustre in the legends, an attractive example. £75 to 100 £94.00
1488
Ireland - 1689 (Aug), Gunmoney sixpence, VF. £40 to 60 £72.00
1489
Ireland - 1689 (July) Gunmoney shilling, VF, plus Isle of Man 1813 halfpenny, GF. (2) £25 to 40 £68.00
1490
Ireland - 1689 (July) Gunmoney halfcrown, VF - the scarce first issue. £80 to 125 £160.00
1491
Ireland - 1689 (June), Gunmoney sixpence, VF. £40 to 60 £90.00
1492
Ireland - 1689 (Mar), Gunmoney halfcrown, fine. £20 to 25 £44.00
1493
Ireland - 1689 (Sep), Gunmoney sixpence, AVF. £20 to 30 £32.00
1494
Ireland - 1690 (Nov) large halfcrown together with a (May) small halfcrown. GF or better but some weakness on the first. (2) £45 to 60 N/S
1495
Ireland - 1690 Gunmoney crown, VF. £80 to 120 £80.00
1496
Ireland - 1690 Gunmoney crowns, fine & fair. (2) £40 to 60 £48.00
1497
Ireland - 1690 Gunmoney crown, VF. A superior example of pure copper appearance with no sign of overstrike and a clearly milled edge, this must have been close to Gunmoney perfection when issued! Very rare in this condition. £150 to 250 £210.00
1498
Ireland - 1691 halfpenny, Limerick money VF, plus halfpennies of 1692 nice VF and 1769 AVF. (3) £100 to 150 £145.00
1499
Ireland - 1723 Wood's coinage farthing 'DEI GRATIA' type, GVF/VF, a remarkably nice example, the best we have seen for some time. Rare in this condition. £100 to 150 £165.00
1500
Ireland - 1781 & 1805 halfpennies, VF, the second a little better. Catalogue values £160 & £85 respectively. £70 to 100 N/S
1501
Ireland - 1804 Bank of Ireland six shillings bank token, GVF with a nice tone. £400 to 500 N/S
1502
Ireland - 1805 halfpenny, EF, scarce in this condition. £70 to 90 £70.00
1503
Ireland - 1805 halfpennies (3), AEF, GVF and GF. £60 to 90 £60.00
1504
Ireland - 1805 penny, EF, rare in this condition. £150 to 200 £150.00
1505
Ireland - 1806 farthing, AEF, dark. £35 to 50 £35.00
1506
Ireland - 1806 farthing, EF plus 1769 halfpenny, fine/AF. (2) £25 to 40 N/S
1507
Ireland - 1813 ten pence bank token, GVF. £20 to 20 £30.00
1508
Ireland - James I shilling mm rose, a bold GF, very well-struck on a full round flan, plus 1813 10pence bank token, GVF, plus an Irish coin (weight 2pw, 8grs) Geo III period, fair. (3) £120 to 150 £120.00
1509
Ireland - 1822 halfpenny, GVF. £50 to 70 £50.00
 • MALAYA STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
1510
Malaya Straits Settlements - 1904 dollar, AEF. £25 to 40 £42.00
 • MEXICO
1511
Mexico - 1761 8 reales (Mexico City), VF/GVF with an attractive tone, KM105, scarce. £50 to 75 £125.00
1512
Mexico - 1784 2 reales (Mexico City), AVF/VF with a pleasing old tone. £35 to 60 £60.00
1513
Mexico - 1789 8 reales (Mexico City), VF, toned. £20 to 30 £70.00
1514
Mexico - 1889 10 centimes, mm AS, GVF - nice tone, rare. £25 to 40 N/S
 • NETHERLANDS
1515
Netherlands - 1846 1 guilder, GVF/VF, nice old tone. £25 to 40 £25.00
1516
Netherlands - 1849 10 cents, AEF. £25 to 40 £30.00
 • OTTOMAN EMPIRE
1517
Ottoman Empire - Egypt gold dinar, Murad III, 982-1003 AH (1574-1595), Misr (Cairo), 982 AH, GVF (weight 3.43g). £150 to 200 N/S
 • PORTUGAL
1518
Portugal - (1621) 100 reis, mm LB, crowned Arms, legend PHILIPPVS, reverse Cross of Jerusalem with 5 dots in each angle, GF but a little off-centre. Rare. KM 17. £100 to 150 £100.00
1519
Portugal - 1750 400 reis, AF/fair, KM179. £12 to 20 £20.00
 • RUSSIA
1520
Russia - 1764, 1767 & 1772 5 kopeks & 1812 2 kopeks, fine & better. (4) £25 to 40 £25.00
1521
Russia - 1909 20 kopeks, 1912 15 kopeks & 1912 10 kopeks x 2. The first & last GVF, the other two A/UNC. (4) £20 to 40 £26.00
 • SOUTH AFRICA
1522
South Africa - 1892 halfcrown, GVF/AEF, scarce first date. £25 to 40 £42.00
1523
South Africa - 1896 sixpence, UNC & slightly prooflike with a choice tone, all Kruger silver rare in this condition. £60 to 80 £92.00
1524
South Africa - 1896 Z.A.R halfcrown, EF with a dusty tone. £25 to 40 £48.00
1525
South Africa - 1897 halfcrown, kruger toned EF. £40 to 60 £40.00
1526
South Africa - 1897 halfcrown A/UNC with a choice tone & 1896 sixpence nice EF. (2) £80 to 100 £120.00
1527
South Africa - 2015 Winston Churchill Fractional Krugerrand Proof set, gold ½oz, ¼oz, 1/10oz & 1oz silver in box of issue. £800 to 1000 £800.00
1528
South Africa - 2015 Winston Churchill commemorative set, gold ¼oz & silver 1oz together in box of issue. £250 to 300 N/S
 • SPAIN
1529
Spain - 1855 10 reales, mm seven pointed star, AEF, nice old tone. £40 to 60 £62.00
 • SWEDEN
1530
Sweden - 1686 copper 1 ore (40.5g), Avesta Mint, G/fine. £30 to 50 £56.00
 • TRISTAN DA CUNHA
1531
Tristan Da Cunha 2011 Diamond Jubilee £5 Silver Proof Piedfort in Royal Mint box of issue (no cert) £20 to 30 £24.00
 • TURKEY
1532
Turkey - gold 100 kurush, GVF. £170 to 200 £170.00
1533
Turkey - gold 100 kurush, GEF £175 to 200 £180.00
 • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1534
USA - postcolonial farthing, AVF/Fine. We cannot find any mention of farthings in the red book, but the reverse style of this coin is in keeping with the (p.67) photo illustration of the group 1 halfpenny, including date font & double exergue-line. Weight 2.7 grams which is a little light perhaps. £25 to 35 £30.00
1535
USA - 1776 post-colonial halfpenny, group 1. The red book lists 1776 but under group 3 only. The lower half of the figure 6 is obscured by an edge-bump but the upper part very clear. Overall the coin is a U.S. Fine. Very rare. (Note: 1776 group 3 books $500 VG, $1000 fine.) Weight 8 grams, £80 to 120 N/S
1536
USA - 1783 Washington cent, small military bust, plain edge, AVF, rim knock. Rare. £40 to 60 £40.00
1537
USA - 1803 cent (good), plus another 1837 (damage at date), a fake pillar dollar (Mexico) & an Irish farthing. (4) £20 to 30 £24.00
1538
USA - 1803 cent, fair (VG), plus cents of 1817, VF scratched, 1836 GF & Indian Head 1859, 1864 & 1889 GF to VF. (6) £40 to 60 £68.00
1539
USA - 1843 cent, a very nice VF. £15 to 20 £26.00
1540
USA - 1849 gold dollar, GVF. £110 to 130 £115.00
1541
USA - 1849 gold dollar, GF (ex-mount). £90 to 110 N/S
1542
USA - 1852 gold dollar, AEF. £100 to 125 £110.00
1543
USA - 1853 gold dollar, UNC. This is a minimum US MS62 and very likely MS63. An unusually nice example. £250 to 350 £250.00
1544
USA - 1853 quarter dollar, VF. £20 to 30 £52.00
1545
USA - gold dollar, open 3, EF (AU55), faint scratches to obverse upper field. £125 to 175 N/S
1546
USA - Morgan dollars: 1880 EF, 1880 GEF, 1882 AU/UNC & 1888 AU. £50 to 100 £105.00
1547
USA - 1881 gold five dollars, GVF. £175 to 200 £230.00
1548
USA - silver dollars; 1881 S & 1882 ABU & EF respectively plus 1922 Peace, EF. (3) £50 to 70 £76.00
1549
USA - 1882 gold five dollars, AEF. £180 to 200 £220.00
1550
USA - 1898 gold ten dollars, GVF. £350 to 400 £420.00
1551
USA - 1908 gold 2½ dollars, Indian head, EF. £120 to 150 £210.00
1552
USA - 1946 quarter dollars (3), all choice UNC with beautiful tone - we say around MS 64-65. (3) £30 to 50 £46.00
 
   
       
   
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