15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 170


Mixed British & Foreign Silver, including: 2 x Victoria crowns: 1889 'Jubilee' head, and 1894 'Old' head, near Fine to GFine; 2 x halfcrowns: George IV 1829 obv. bare head left, rev. garnished shield of arms, and William IV 1836 obv. bare head right, rev. crowned shield of arms within mantle, near Fine to Fine; 5 x Victoria shillings 1887 obv. Jubilee bust left, rev. crowned shield of arms, Fine to AVF; 2 x George III sixpences 1817 and 1820; Victoria groat 1854; 2 x threepences: Victoria 'Old' head 1901, and South Africa George VI 1941;and a USA 'Morgan' dollar 1900O, New Orleans mint, Fine; gross weight 158.9g; together with 2 x Bank of England 10 shillings Series C; an Elizabeth II crown 1972 'Golden Wedding Anniversary' in pendant mount stamped 'Silver'; and a silver coin stand, hallmarked Birmingham, 1915

Sold for £140
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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