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The Cyriax Collection of Great Britain
10 October 2023 at 9:30 GMT
369 Lots available
11 October 2023 at 9:00 GMT
The Academic Collection - Part 1
12 October 2023 at 9:30 GMT
Ancient, Medieval & Milled British, World & Islamic Coins
18 October 2023 at 9:00 GMT
143 Lots available
21 October 2023 at 15:00 GMT
Revenue & Telegraph Stamps of the World
24 October 2023 at 9:30 GMT
The Phillips Collection of Great Britain - Part II
08 November 2023 at 10:30 GMT
Great Britain 1841 entire letter to Shaftesbury franked by 1d red-brown Plate 48 (FH) tied by strikes of the experimental Wincanton cds for FE.16.1841 in red with a third perfect strike at upper left. The adhesive a little cut into at right but with large to huge margins other sides, a spectacular rarity of stunning appearance. SG 8, Spec. BS27vd.
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Seventh issue Pound, crowned gold coinage, Tower, mintmark 2 (1602), bust 8A left, legend surrounds ELIZABETH DG ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA. Rev, flat topped quartered crowned shield of arms, ER flanking either side, SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM surrounds, pellet stops, double pellets after initial mark, 11.15g (S.2539; N.2008; Schneider 806; Brown & Comber 2, F.24). Toned, honeycomb gold in the periphery gradually becoming lighter in the fields, pleasing overall detail in the bust, legends legible. Rev, reflective tone, the coat of arms and legends impressive. Bold good very fine, extremely rare with the mintmark 2 in place. A problem free well‑proportioned and balanced example, as aforementioned the mintmark employed recorded as excessively rare, seldom appearing.
Ex. Baldwin’s with an old Adelphi Terrace envelope, a further supporting ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell.
Anne (1702‑14), Crown, 1705, Plumes reverse, first draped bust left, toothed outer borders both sides, legend reads ANNA DEI GRATIA. Rev, Pre-Union crowned cruciform shields, seven strings to Irish harp, Welsh plumes in angles, central garter star, date either side of top crown, MAG BR. FRA ET. HIB REG surrounding, edge inscription +DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN. ANNO. REGNI. QVINTO (S.3577; Bull.1341 [R2]; ESC.100). Handsome cabinet tone, a fusion of steel grey with shocks of magenta, blended in with some underlying mint bloom around the periphery. Portrait showing clear divisions in the Queens hair, few contact marks. Rev, some annealing flaws otherwise unblemished. Encapsulated and graded by PCGS as Mint State 61.
PCGS Certification : 47944902
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