15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 167


10 x Silver Proof and Piedfort 50p Coins and Sets, comprising: 4 x piedfort: 1994 'D-Day', 1997 'New 50p Design', 1998 2-coin set '25th Anniversary of the EEC' and 'NHS', and 2000 'Public Libraries'; and 6 x proof: 1992-3 'EC Presidency', 1997 2-coin set 'New' and 'Old' designs, 1998 '25th Anniversary of the EEC', 1998 'NHS', 2000 'Public Libraries' and 2003 'Women's Social & Political Union'; each encapsulated in Royal Mint case of issue with certificate of authenticity

Sold for £170
Estimated at £80 - £120


Auction: Coins & Banknotes, 15th Feb, 2023

An interesting and eclectic mix of coins spanning over 1000 years of history will go under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers’ Coins & Banknotes Sale on 15th February. Amongst the nearly 600 lots are rare and fine examples such as a Gold Proof Set issued in 1937 to mark the Coronation of George VI, an AE Drachm produced in Alexandria mint in the reign of the Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 BC), a Portuguese Joao V (1720-56) 4 Escudos (Peca) minted in Lisbon in 1727 and two consecutively numbered Bank of England white five pounds.


Tuesday 14th February 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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