Warwick and Warwick Coins Auction Report 20th February 2019

26th February 2019

There was plenty of variety in our 20th February 2019 coin auction with 525 lots for keen bidders to choose from.

In the British coins section, there was a good range of hammered coins. Highlights included this James I, second coinage, unite which realised £930.


This James I, third coinage, laurel sold for £1,500.


And this Charles I, first bust unite, achieved £1,320.


Moving on to milled coins this 1678/7, first bust, five guineas realised £14,400.


This 1741 five guineas sold for £15,000.


This 1934 crown achieved £2,640.


But the star of the section was this rare 1701 fine work five guineas which sold for a whopping £42,000!


In the gold section there was plenty on offer including this 1823 £2, graded as extremely fine, which achieved £2,640.


This 1887 £5 realised £2,400.


And this 1902 £5 to Maundy matt proof set of 13 coins sold for £4,800.


There was an interesting range medallic and commemorative lots offered in this sale. This 1685 Coronation of James II silver medallic issue by J. Roettier achieved £432.


This 1714 Coronation of George I silver medallic issue by J. Croker realised £360.


And this 1766 William Pitt Repeal of the Stamp Act silver medallic issue by T. Pingo sold for £630.


Our next coin auction will be held on Wednesday 17th April 2019. Look out for the full catalogue for this sale, which will appear on our website in the next few weeks. Also keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages which will include updates of our latest auction news.

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