The Final Part of a Landmark Collection of Coins of British India to be Sold During Coinex Week. THE DAVID FORE COLLECTION, PART THREE. The concluding part of this prestigious collection will be the second of three significant auctions offered by Baldwin’s as the Official Coinex Auctioneer 2013.
This final auction promises buyers an un-missable opportunity to purchase items from what is the most complete and high grade collection of Indian coins to come on the market in recent years. Each of the 1400 lots on offer in this final part is of the highest quality and grade available.
The catalogue for this final part of the collection can be found online at www.baldwin.co.uk/fore. The Coinex exhibition is organised by the British Numismatic Trade Association and more information can be found on their website at http://www.bnta.net/
† Princely States. Assam, Brajnatha Simha (SE 1739-1740; 1817-1818 AD), Gold Mohur, SK 1739, Assamese legends on both sides, rev lion running to left, 11.40g (KM 271; RB T1). About extremely fine and rare.
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
† Princely States. Gohad, Broad-flan Gold Mohur, 25mm, struck by the local Jat ruler in the name of Shah ‘Alam II, AH 1188 Year 16, mintname Gohad, obv pistol symbol, 10.77g (not in KM but similar to Rupee type C5.1, different pistol design). Good very fine and very rare.
Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
† Princely States. Mysore, Tipu Sultan, Silver Double Rupee
Patan, AH 1199 Year 3 Extremely fine and superb, toned
Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
British India. Silver Rupee mule, 1840, obv of William IV, WILLIAM IIII KING, no initial on truncation, rev of Victoria, reverse III, a hint of the 40/35 is visible (SW 1.49a). About very fine, toned.
Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000
† British India. Silver Rupee, 1939B, obv GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
(SW 9.13). Good extremely fine, rare.
Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
† British India. Gold Mohur, 1841C, obv VICTORIA QUEEN, obverse 2, crosslet “4” in date, rev leaves in the palm do not go under the “A” of “INDIA”, 11.65g (SW 3.11). Mint state.
Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500
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