15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 191


Mixed Collection of Silver and Commemorative, comprising: Diamond Jubilee of Victoria 1897, Bronze Medal (56mm, 76.25g), design by G.W. de Saulles after T. Brock and W. Wyon, obv. old veiled bust left, rev. young head left divides inscription, (Eimer 1817a; BHM 3506), in Royal Mint red leather case of issue with gilt decoration (case damaged), light contact marks, verdigris, AEF; a First World War Pair, comprising: British War Medal and Victory Medal for A. Sjt. H.A. Allen, Middlesex Regiment, light contact marks, VF; pre-1920 silver including 2 x crowns: George IV 1821 (Good), and Victoria 1890 (cleaned VG), 2 x double florins 1890 (Good to VG); 3 x halfcrowns: William IV 1837, and 2 x George V 1914 and 1917 (Good to VG), and a quantity of threepences, gross weight 182.5g; pre-1947 silver halfcrowns, florins, shillings etc., gross weight 209.3g; Canada, silver $1 1959 obv. young head right, rev. canoe right, label and glued to obv.; 2 x UK Specimen Sets: 1967 6 coins from halfcrown to ½d; and 1982 7-coin set from 50p to ½p, UNC in Royal Mint packet; 2 x Britain's First Decimal Coins; 50 x cupro-nickel crowns; 5 x foreign mid-20th century banknotes for Belgium, the Netherlands and France; further base metal and commemorative coinage including France, Louis XVI 12 deniers (sol) 1792, holed, Poor to Fair etc.

Sold for £220
Estimated at £150 - £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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