Warwick & Warwick coin and banknote auction report 20th August 2014
20th August 2014
There were 566 lots of British and world coins and commemoratives in this sale. The mixed GB collections were well viewed and keenly contested with good results rewarding careful viewing.
A nearly uncirculated 1847 Gothic crown, Lot 389 sold for £2301.
An Australian 2008 Kangaroo Prestige gold proof set of 6, Lot 524 achieved £1534.
Among the GB modern coins was Lot 648, a scarce 1983 Heinz Royal Mint uncirculated folder containing the rare 2p New Pence mule error and sold for £826.
In the world section, there was a good range of countries represented. Lots 798-803 were single China 1981-87 “Year Of” boxed silver proofs with the 1983 10 yuan Year of the Pig making £542.
There were 97 lots of British and world banknotes in this sale. Lot 206 a Catterns 1929 Leeds Branch £5 (Duggleby B228) made £1003.
The outstanding highlight of the world section was Lot 256 a Netherlands 1927 300 gulden and despite being graded good fine sold for £4484.
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