15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 177


11 x UK Silver Proof Coins and Sets, comprising: 3 x silver proof crowns: 1980 'Queen Mother's 80th Birthday'; 1981 'Marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana'; and 1990 'Queen Mother's 90th Birthday'; 2 x silver proof £2 and sets: 1986 'XIII Commonwealth Games'; and 1989 2-coin set 'Bill of Rights' and 'Right of Claim'; 3 x silver proof £1 and sets: 1983 'Royal Coat of Arms'; 1984-1986 4-coin set comprising 'English Oak', 'Welsh Leek', 'North Ireland Flax', and 'Scottish Thistle'; and 1988 'Royal Shield of Arms'; silver proof piedfort 20p 1982 'New 20p Coin'; and 2 x 5p 2-coin sets 1990 each with 'New' and 'Old' designs; individually encapsulated in Royal Mint cases of issue; together with proof 50p 1973 'Accession to the EEC' in Royal Mint case of issue; UK specimen set 1992 9 coins from £1 to 1p, BU in Royal Mint packet; and 3 x £5 2005 '200th Anniversary of Trafalgar', BU in Royal Mint packets

Sold for £180
Estimated at £100 - £200


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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