Coins, Historical Medals & Paper Money (12 - 14 December 2017)

Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
W1J 8BQ London
Großbritannien und Nordirland
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Datum der Auktion: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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British Educational Award Medals from the Collection formed by the late T.H. Watts LONDON, Newgate, Christ’s Hospital, an engraved silver-gilt Governors’ award medal by J. Reily, named (Hy. Alexr. Ince), rev. legend (The First Proficient in Writing, 28 May 1824), hallmarked London 1824, 40mm, 9.44g

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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Charles I, Memorial, 1649, a silver medal signed F, bust three-quarters left, rev. King’s severed head below a rampant seven-headed monster, 47mm, 32.35g (MI I, 352/210; E 163 and pl. 19, this piece; v.L. II, 320). Small obverse rim knock at 4 o’clock, otherwise good extremely fine £1,000-1,200

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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Andrew Fountaine, 1745, a damascened copper medal by J.A. Dassier, bust right, rev. legend in three lines, date below, 56mm (Eisler II, 296, 19 for obv.; MI II, 590/236 for obv.; E 590 footnote). Very fine and extremely rare, especially with the 1745 date £1,200-1,500

Los #: 89

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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Louisbourg Taken, 1758, a brass medal, unsigned, bust of Admiral Boscawen right, rev. ships in harbour, town and fortress, 37mm (MI II, 688/408; E 660; Betts 406). About very fine £240-300

Los #: 92

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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Louisbourg Taken, 1758, a plated pinchbeck medal, unsigned, bust of Admiral Boscawen right, rev. ships in harbour, town and fortress, 39mm (MI II, 689/411; E 659; Betts 403). Fine to very fine, scarce £400-600

Los #: 93

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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British Victories, 1759, a silver medal, unsigned, laureate and armoured bust of George II left, rev. armorial supporters with inverted French fleur-de-lis, battle victories named around, 44mm, 32.20g (MI II, 708/444; E 677; Betts 418). Some surface marks, otherwise about very fine, reverse better

Los #: 95

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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Marriage of Princess Louise and the Marquis of Lorne, 1871, a copper medal by J.S. Wyon, from the same dies as previous, 64mm (W & E 1146A.1; BHM 2916; E 1613). Very fine £80-100

Los #: 129

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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FRANCE, Henri IV, 1601, a cast bronze medal by G. Dupré, armoured bust left, 56mm. About very fine; with integral loop for suspension £50-70 Footnote Provenance: T. Clifford Collection, Spink Auction 114, 21 May 1996, lot 429

Los #: 172

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 70 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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FRANCE, La Familie Royale Visite la Monnaie, Paris, 1833, a large bronze medal by J.J. Barre, busts of Louis Philippe I and Marie Amélie vis-à-vis in medallions, winged Victory above, rev. busts of the Princess d’Orléans and eight other members of the royal family in medallions and plaques

Los #: 175

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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FRANCE, Tendresse, c. 1935, square bronze Art Déco plaques by E.J. Bachelet for the Comité National de l’Enfance (2), mother with sleeping child, both 42mm (cf. DNW M10, 1547) [2]. Very fine and better £80-100

Los #: 189

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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GERMANY, The Taking of Bonn, 1703, a white metal medal by G. Hautsch and G.F. Nürnberger, bust of Baron Menno van Coehoorn three-quarters right, rev. cityscape, 47mm (Weiler 1534; v. Loon 395.2). Some light scuffing, otherwise very fine or better £240-300

Los #: 193

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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GERMANY, Tercentenary of the Civic Constitution, Hamburg, 1828, a silver medal [or silver striking of a Portugalöser], by H.F. Brandt, figures representing the five parishes in segments between alternating floral patterns around central arms, rev. Council member standing right, holding document

Los #: 194

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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ITALY, Giuseppe Garibaldi, a plated medallic box, bust three-quarters left, rev. eroe dei due mondi, etc, 51mm. About very fine £90-120

Los #: 207

Schätzpreis: 90 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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ITALY, 700th Anniversary of the Birth of Dante Alighieri, 1965, a gold medal by P. Fazzini, bust left, rev. winged Pegasus, stamped 750, 50mm, 60.58g. Mint state; in maroon case of issue £1,300-1,500

Los #: 208

Schätzpreis: 1.300 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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NETHERLANDS, The Planting of the 100th Maypole at The Hague, 1734, a silver medal by M. Holtzhey, decorated maypole surrounded by shields and trophies of arms, rev. five shields above legend, 55mm, 62.39g (BDM II, 538). Minor obverse rim knock at 8 o’clock, otherwise good very fine, toned £150-200

Los #: 209

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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WITHDRAWN NETHERLANDS, Olympic Games, Amsterdam, 1928, a gilt-bronze medal, unsigned, stadium, rev. naked male and female athletes supporting torch, 50mm, 50.80g (GV –). About extremely fine, rare £80-100

Los #: 211

Schätzpreis: 0 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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PERU, Constitution Proclaimed, 1839, a silver medal [of 10 Réales or One and-a-Half Pesos] by A. Davalos, Liberty standing, holding capped pole, standing on a triple-tailed serpent, rev. legend, 43mm (Fonrobert 9062). Obverse edge knock at 9 o’clock and some light scuffing, otherwise about extremely

Los #: 212

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 460 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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SWEDEN, Baron Piper, c. 1750, a silver gaming jeton by D. Ferhman, cloaked bust right, rev. crowned arms with eagles on clouds, 32mm, 12.20g (Hyckert 1.228.1a). About extremely fine £60-80 Footnote Provenance: Spink Auction 160, 9-10 October 2002, lot 1505

Los #: 216

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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SWITZERLAND, Foundation of the Swiss Confederacy, a silver Bundestaler, c. 1550, by J. Stampfer, three standing figures, rev. arms of the cantons, 44mm, 14.59g (Nau 37). Mount removed from top, otherwise very fine £50-70

Los #: 217

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 70 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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SWITZERLAND, Berne, School Councillors’ medal, c. 1772, unsigned [by J.C. Mörikofer], crowned arms and supporters, rev. gardens with central fountain, 42mm, 34.54g (Wunderly 1377). Brightly cleaned, otherwise very fine £100-150

Los #: 218

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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URUGUAY, General Máximo Santos, 1884, a silver medal, unsigned, uniformed bust left, rev. 25 de agosto de 1825, etc, 37mm. Extremely fine £240-300 Footnote Provenance: Stephen Album Auction 27 (Santa Rosa), 19 January 2017, lot 1889

Los #: 220

Schätzpreis: 240 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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D.H.F. Somerset, Twenty Pounds, 1984-8, 10K 633435 (Dugg. B351). Uncirculated £80-100

Los #: 246

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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D.H.F. Somerset, Fifty Pounds, 1981-8, B26 603661, error with extra metal threads on right side (Dugg. B352). About extremely fine, scarce £700-800

Los #: 247

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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DEVON, Plymouth, Plymouth Dock Bank, One Pound, March 1822, C 3122, for Thomas Clinton Shiells & Henry Incledon Johns, signed by T. Shiells (Outing 683c). About fine £100-150

Los #: 259

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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DEVON, Upottery, Upottery Bank, One Pound, 17 May 1813, no. 580, for Blackmore & Austin, signed by N. Austin (Outing 2229a); GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Gloucester, Gloucester Bank, One Pound, 22 September 1815, no. 618, for John M. Stephens, signed by him (Outing 823c) [2]. Both with edge damage, otherwise

Los #: 260

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE, Cheltenham, Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Bank, One Pound, 10 April 1820, no. 437, for William Henry Bayly, signed by him (Outing 489). Tear in top edge and missing part of top right corner, otherwise very good to fine £100-150

Los #: 263

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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HAMPSHIRE, Andover, Andover Old Bank, One Pound, 6 September 1825, no. 11356, for Joseph Wakeford, William Wakeford and Robert Wakeford (Outing 36f). Stamp on front, otherwise very fine £100-150

Los #: 265

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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HAMPSHIRE, Ringwood, Ringwood & Hampshire Bank, One Pound, 27 March 1810, signed by Stephen Tunks (Outing 1788a). Dividend stamps on front and pinholes, otherwise good fine to very fine £100-150

Los #: 268

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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HERTFORDSHIRE, Royston, Royston Bank, Ten Pounds, 12 October 1853, D 2439, for J.G. Fordham, H. Fordham and F.N. Fordham, signed by John George Fordham, handwritten ‘Cancelled’ across note, ink line through signature (Outing 1835f). Split and rejoined at centre, minor trimming, otherwise good fine

Los #: 269

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017

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LEICESTERSHIRE, Leicester, Leicester Bank, One Pound, 10 October 1812, no. 2610, for Bellairs, Welby & Co, signed by George Bellairs (Outing 1166a). Bankruptcy stamp on back, otherwise good fine £100-150

Los #: 272

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.12.2017 - 14.12.2017