15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 192


15 x UK Silver Proof and Piedfort £2 Coins and Sets, comprising: 5 x piedfort: 1994 'Tercentenary of the Bank of England', 1995(x2) 'Second World War' and 'United Nations', 1997-8 2-coin set 'Technological Progress' and 1999 'Rugby World Cup'; and 10 x proof: 1986 'XIII Commonwealth Games', 1989 2-coin set 'Bill of Rights' and 'Right of Claim', 1994 'Tercentenary of the Bank of England', 1995 'Second World War', 1996(x2) 'United Nations' and 'European Football Championship',1997 2-coin set 'Technological Progress', 1999 'Rugby World Cup', 2001 'Marconi Wireless' and 2003 'DNA'; each encapsulated in Royal Mint case of issue with certificate of authenticity

Sold for £250
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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