Warwick and Warwick Coins Auction Report 22nd April 2020

23rd April 2020

The current COVID-19 heath crisis has led many companies to change their practices to bring them into line with the current government safety guidelines. So, for the safety of our customers and our staff, our 22 April 2020 Banknotes sale was a closed-door auction, with no room bidders allowed. There was still plenty of interest in the auction however with a plethora of book bids and a great number of bidders on the telephone.

We started with the ancient coins section. Highlights of which were this Ancient Greece Macedon Amphipolis silver tetradrachm which realised £216.3


This Ancient Greece Thracian Islands Thasos silver tetradrachm sold for £180.

And this Roman Otho silver denari achieved £132.

There was an interesting range of earlier hammered coins on offer in the British coins section. This Celtic Trinovantes and Catuvellauni Cunobelin classic type gold quarter stater realised £630.

This Aethelred II first hand type penny sold for £252.

And this Cnut substantive type short cross penny achieved £384.

There was also an interesting offering of hammered gold coins in this sale. This Henry VI first reign annulet issue half noble realised £960.

This Henry VIII second coinage crown of the double rose sold for £1,740.

And this Charles I Tower mint under Charles I group B crown achieved £408.

Moving on to the British milled coinage section highlights included this 1695 half guinea realised £240.

This 1776 guinea described as nearly very fine sold for £630.

And this scarce date 1934 crown described as good very fine, achieved £1,980.

There was a good range of lots offered in our jewellery and watches section with this Lady’s 9ct gold sapphire and cluster ring realised £180.

This Lady’s 18ct white gold diamond and emerald cluster ring sold for £180.

And this Jaeger LeCoultre Automatic man’s gold wristwatch achieved £990.

In the gold coins section this 1824 sovereign realised £630.

And this USA 1924 $20 described as very fine sold for £1,380

In the World Coins section highlights included this Austrian States Salzburg 1702 thaler, described as extremely fine which achieved £192.

This Mexico 1736MF 8 escudos realised £900.

And this Spain 1787CM 8 escudos sold for £900.

Our next coin auction will be held on Wednesday 17th June 2020. 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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