The Arielle Collection of Colonial Coins Debuts at Coinex The last of the 2013 Official Coinex Auctions will see Baldwin’s hold the first auction of coins from The Arielle Collection, one of the most impressive British Colonial coin collections to be sold by
The second part of this outstanding collection will sold in London in May 2014. More details of all Baldwin’s forthcoming auctions can be found online at Baldwin’s website, www.baldwin.co.uk and the catalogue for this sale can be found at www.baldwin.co.uk/auction-83. 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/
British West AFRICA. George V, Double Royal Mint Proof Set, 1913, housed in the original box. All uncirculated Proofs, lightly toned with a few light marks, the box hinge has come apart but would be easily repaired.A wonderful piece of numismatic history (8) (part pictured)
Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500
† Sierra Leone. Silver Proof Dollar, 1791, 36.2mm, struck for Boulton’s customers between 1793-1799 (FT 2A; KM 6). Attractively toned, tiny edge knocks, otherwise brilliant about uncirculated. official mintage of only 40.
Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
Gold Coast. Silver Pattern ½-Ackey, 1818, on a broader, lighter flan (26.55mm/6.80g), arms with supporters and legend, rev head of George III right, two pellets over E of ACKEY (Vice 14; KM Pn9). Brilliant mint state, excessively rare.
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Rhodesia. Southern Rhodesia. Silver Uniface Reverse Proof Set, 1932, 3-Pence, 6-Pence, Shilling, 2-Shillings and ½-Crown, the blank side hand engraved Model, all except the threepence with milled edges (KM -).Choice uncirculated Proofs.(5) (part pictured)
† East AFRICA. Cupro-nickel Cent, 1921 (KM 12). Lightly toned, mint state, only two known.
Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
† East AFRICA. Cupro-nickel Uniface Shilling, 1937H, off metal strike of the reverse in cupro-nickel, reeded edge.Struck to a Proof standard, a most unusual and unique piece.
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
† East AFRICA. George V, Trial/Pattern Silver Florin, 1921 (KM 16). Frosty uncirculated and excessively rare.
Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
† Zanzibar. Sultan Barghash ibn Sa’id, Gold 5-Riyals, AH 1299 (1882) (KM 6). Good extremely fine, very rare
Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000
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