The first Coin & Banknote Auction of 2022 was a great success with over 90% of the lots selling in or above estimates.

Included in the sale were two single owner collections of modern Gold & Silver Coins, one having 31 lots all selling for over £6,500 and the other having 18 lots all selling for over £4,000.

The sale had many interesting and varied lots of Gold and Silver coins of varying ages and regions.

Ken and I are accepting items for the next coin auction, starting 19th May with entries accepted up to the Friday 6th May.

The top prices from the sale are below:


Lot 832

A cased set of six 1966 Queen Elizabeth II Gold Sovereigns, case is by Shell Oil.

Hammer Price: £1,840

Lot 825

A 1965 Sir Winston Churchill 22ct Gold Medallion by Gregory & Co London, hallmarked and numbered no 923 by the London Assay Office, limited issue of 1000, in case, weight 1.5 troy oz, 47g, head & shoulder on face V for Victory Hand on reverse, with certificate.

Hammer Price: £1,640

Lot 927

A collection of 10 Queen Elizabeth II Royal Mint Proof Year Sets 2013-2017 Proof Collectors Editions, 2018-2022 Proof Coin Sets, all in original boxes.

Hammer Price: £1,080

Lot 833

A collection of Uncirculated United Kingdom Banknotes, Ten Shillings to Fifty Pounds, face value £413 along with World Banknotes.

Hammer Price: £640

Lot 816

A 1989 Queen Elizabeth II 500th Anniversary of the First Gold Sovereign 1489-1989, Gold Proof Half Sovereign in original box with certificate.

Hammer Price: £620

Lot 922

An album of Banknotes, Scottish, British Linen Bank, Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ireland, Bank of Ireland, Central Bank of Ireland, Provincial Bank of Ireland, Isle of Man, GB Ten Shillings and One Pounds, Darlington Bank Five Pounds, Stockton on Tees Five Pound, Durham Bank Five Pounds all cancelled, Jersey and Guernsey One Pounds, Canada Uncirculated 1954 One, Two and Five Dollar, 1973 One Dollar, 1974 Two Dollar, 1969 Twenty Dollar, Australia Mint and Used Notes, along with an envelope including 113 Mint New Zealand Dollars and an envelope of World Notes.

Hammer Price: £500