Militaria, Coins & Medals
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Thursday 16th November 2017
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13 Nov 2017 09:00 - 16:30
14 Nov 2017 09:00 - 19:00
15 Nov 2017 09:00 - 16:30
16 Nov 2017 08:30 - 10:00
Lots: 793-842 of 937
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Lot 793
A TRIO & ORIGINAL TAGS TO A YORKS REGT 'WOUNDED' RECIPIENT.
A 1914/15 Star, British War & Victory Medals named to 14596 Pte J R Martin Yorks R. With related service tags with Martin MP and C E number W268730 on both.
His Certificate of Discharge dated April 1917, having been awarded for his wound received on the 26th September 1915, at The Battle of Loos.
He was also awarded a Silver War Badge number 57659, for the severe wound in his left hand.
A native of Jarrow who returned from the United States, to volunteer for the War. Later residing at Durham, James Richard Martin was originally serving in France from the 9/9/1915, being wounded 15 days later. UK Hospital details and other photocopied details, are with the lot.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 794
A COIN COLLECTORS CABINET.
A Mahogany Coin Collectors Cabinet with decorative dual front doors, fitted with 22 coin drawers. Drilled for various size coins, with most beize liners present. Measurements of 10" x 10" x 10", with ornate side handles, the lock is present though in need of a key and receiving plate repair required. Nameplate for manufacture by Spink & Son of London.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £290
Lot 795
A COIN COLLECTORS CABINET.
An ornate Coin Collectors Cabinet with two front doors allowing access, on ornate metal feet. 11.1/4" x 15.1/4" x 9.3/4" with two large and four smaller drawers, having turned knobs fitted for easing drawer removal.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 796
A COIN COLLECTORS CABINET.
In a light wood with glazed front door, fitted with eight lined numbered drawers of uniform size. The brass carry handle and brass lock are present, 9" x 8" x 6.3/4" overall measurements..
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 797
A FARTHING PIECE OF GEORGE 1.
A quarter penny or farthing piece of George 1, dated 1721 with traces of copper lustre present.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 798
A 1739 FARTHING.
A George 11 1739 quarter penny or farthing.
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 799
A COPPER MEDALLION
A copper farthing of Gvlielmvs 111 Dei Gra obverse, Maria 11 Dei Gra reverse. Of 22mm diameter by J or N Rottier. Number 319 in Christopher Eimers book.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 800
A FARTHING PIECE.
A copper George 1 farthing or quarter penny piece, dated 1723.
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 801
A CHARLES 11 IRISH HALFPENNY PIECE.
An Irish halfpenny dated 1681, from the reign of King Charles 11.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 802
A FARTHING PIECE.
A William et Maria farthing piece dated 1694.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 803
A HALFPENNY PIECE OF WILLIAM 111.
A halfpenny piece of William 111 dated 1699, with no stops after date.
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 804
A GUN MONEY CROWN PIECE.
A James 11 Gun Money crown piece dated Ano Dom 1690.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 805
GUN MONEY.
A James 11 Gun Money 1689 dated XXX piece, a X11 piece dated October 1689 also a V1 piece dated Feb 1689. (3)
Estimate:  £70 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 806
A GEORGE 11 HALFPENNY.
A George 11 halfpenny piece dated 1729. Another halfpenny of William 1111 with illegible date. (2)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 807
HALFPENNY PIECES.
Halfpenny pieces of George 11 dated 1743 & 1749 respectively. (2)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 808
AN IRISH ONE PENNY PIECE 1805.
An Irish George 111 one penny piece dated 1805. Also an Irish halfpenny piece of George 111 dated 1766. (2)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 809
AN ISLE OF MAN HALFPENNY PIECE.
A George 111 Isle of Man halfpenny piece dated 1786.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 810
FARTHINGS OF WILLIAM 111 & GEORGE 11.
A farthing or quarter penny of William 111 dated 1700. Another of George 11 dated 1754, with traces of copper lustre.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 811
AN IRISH FARTHING etc.
A George 1 Irish farthing dated 1723. A Dei Gratia Rex George 111 Irish halfpenny dated 1781. Also an 1806 dated George 111 farthing or quarter penny piece.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 812
COPPER COINAGE OF GEORGE 111.
A halfpenny piece of George 111 dated 1770, with light traces of copper lustre on the reverse. Worn 1773 farthing of George 111 also a worn halfpenny of George 111 dated 1775. (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 813
A CHARLES 11 FARTHING.
A 1675 dated Charles 11 farthing dated 1675 with a stop on the reverse, with much copper lustre evident.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £310
Lot 814
GEORGE 111 PENNIES etc
A 1797 dated copper penny piece also with an 1806 and 1799 dated penny pieces, all with traces of copper lustre. A 1799 dated George 111 farthing piece. (4)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 815
THREE PENNY PIECES.
A George 111 penny piece dated 1806. A George 1111 1826 dated penny piece, with traces of copper lustre. A Victorian penny of 1841, again with traces of copper lustre. (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 816
A CHARLES 1 MEDALLION.
A gold coloured metal medallion on a loop mount, commemorating Charles 1. Left facing bust with Royal Coat of Arms reverse.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 817
A FARTHING PIECE.
A farthing or quarter penny piece of George 1, dated 1719.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 818
GEORGE 1-11 & 111 COPPER COINAGE.
A George 1 halfpenny piece dated 1723 and another of George 11 dated 1730. A halfpenny piece of George 111, dated 1770. (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 819
AN IRISH HALFPENNY PIECE etc.
A George 111 halfpenny piece dated 1769. Also a James 11 Gun Money XXX marked piece, dated Mar 1689. (2)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 820
A MOUNTED HALF GUINEA etc
A loop mounted George 111 half guinea piece dated 1789, a William 1111 penny piece dated 1831, etc (6)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 821
VICTORIAN MEDALLIONS.
Silver and Bronze issue 55mm Diamond Jubilee medallions. (2)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 822
A GEORGE 1 CORONATION MEDALLION.
A bronze 34mm Coronation of George 1 medallion. With enthroned King reverse, being crowned by Britannia. ( J Croker)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 823
EDWARD V1 CHRIST'S HOSPITAL SILVER PRIZE MEDALLION C1789.
A 35mm diameter silver Christs Hospital prize medallion, bearing Edward V1 bust obverse. The edge inscribed, 'This medal was given to John Williams April 6th 1789 by The Revd James Boyer, Head Master.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 824
DASSIERS 1771 KINGS & QUEENS MEDALLION.
(16) Dassiers Kings & Queens of England bronze medallions, From Richard 111, Henry V111, Queen Anne, George 1 & Queen Caroline etc. (Number 526 in Christopher Eimers book)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £350
Lot 825
A QUANTITY OF TOKENS.
Including a Romney Marsh 1/2d Token of 1794. A Kent 1/2d Token of 1794. A Canterbury Token King & Country 1795. A Manchester 1/2d of 1793, Hobson & Sons Sheffield 1812 1d Token. A Sierra Leone Company 1d Token (Africa) 1791. A Stafford 1d Token dated 1807. Province of Nova Scotia 1840 1d token. A Deal 1/2d Token 1794. A Gregory Brown Royal Artillery Canteen Woolwich Token, Barbados Penny Token dated 1785. (12 in total)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 826
A MOUNTED SALZBURG THALER.
A mounted Thaler piece of Salzburg dated 1620, in a silver rope edge brooch. P S SALISBUR 1620 SANCTUS RUDBERT obverse legend.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 827
A QUANTITY OF COPPER COINAGE.
Including Victorian Guernsey & Jersey 1889 copper issues, also a ZAR penny 1898, etc
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 828
TWO FRENCH PLAQUES.
Both in copper of 85mm diameter, depicting late 18thC France. The Fall of the Bastille, also The Kings arrival in Paris themes. Flat back with the one side depictions.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 829
ROMAN COINAGE.
Mostly base metal including Lucinius, Constantius, Julia, also an Antoninius of the Emperor Antoninus Pius. Many worn pieces and some pattern pieces, etc
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 830
FOREIGN COINAGE
19th/20thC Foreign coinage issues, including a 24 Einen Thaler 1824, Russian and French examples. Hannover One Groschen 1863, Ceylon 2 Stivers 1813. Two F Emanuel de Rohan coins made into cloak chain mounts, etc
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £620
Lot 831
A ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY MEDAL & GT WAR PAIR.
A 1920 award Bronze Royal Humane Society Medal named to Rev H M McL Piercy. British War & Victory Medals named to 116554 Pte H M Piercy R A M C.
After service in the Royal Army Medical Corps in WW1, the Reverend Horace Melville McLeod Piercy MA. BA. was serving in Worth Mattravers near Swanage.
The disaster of the Treveal on the 9th-10th January off the coast of Dorset, ended in himself and Frank Lander being awarded the RHS Bronze medal.
With various copies of the disaster and unnecessary loss of life, after the Captain apparently panicked and ordered the ship evacuated. No lives had been lost until they attempted to row ashore, in the ships boats. All the crew started rowing to Chapmans Pool, when the boats were swamped and without the Reverend Piercy's timely and courageous actions, all would likely have been lost.
Many publications over the years have featured the loss of the Cornish owned ship, on its maiden voyage.
Many original letters from survivors and families regarding the disaster, are with this lot. A copy of the Reverend Piercy's articles regarding the rescues and losses, is also with this lot.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 832
A SOVEREIGN.
A Victorian Sovereign dated 1901.
Estimate:  £180 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 833
ST J JERUSALEM-BWM-1935 JUBILEE MEDALS TO LT COL W SPONG.
The three mounted for wear with a silver St John Jerusalem award, at the front. A British War Medal named to Major W A Spong, with an unnamed George V 1935 Silver Jubilee Medal. Together with his second wife's medals British War and Victory Medals, named to S.M.P. A Daly T.F.N.S. Both groups have matching miniatures groups, each mounted for wear.
Also a WW11 Condolence Slip named to Lieutenant-Colonel W A Spong.
Lt Colonel William Arthur Spong MB BCL BAQ LM RoT died on the 22nd December 1940 whilst Co of the base Hospital Tidworth, being buried at Tidworth Military Cemetery.
He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps before the Great War, during which as a Major he was serving in Mhow India. When his Medal details were returned in 1921, he had listed a M in D as 'missing'. Officers of the Medical Services states he was awarded a Victory medal, which the MIC proves incorrect (BWM only). He is probably entitled to a 1939/45 War Medal, possibly a Defence Medal also.
Born in Liverpool on the 11th April 1883, he was educated in Ireland (TC Dublin) Lieutenant 29/07/1907, Captain 29/1/1911. T/Mjr 25/2/18 till February 23rd 1919. Major 29/7/1919. Temp Lt/Col 6/10/1931, Lt Colonel 19/10/1931. Retired on pay 11/4/1938, rejoined 2/9/1939. He had served in India from 1909 until 1919. Again in India 1921-25 also 1930-35. He retired as the Commanding Officer British Military Hospital Murree, on the 3/9/35 (held the post from 1931) then on the Reserve of Officers until 11/4/1938
His first wife Violet Frances Horendon (who died in India) had two children Vivian and Jill Spong. He at one time was living in Bell House, Sutton Benger, Wilts.
After he lost his 1st wife it was in September 1919 ( Taunton Somerset) he married his 2nd Wife Annette Daly, (Special Military Probationer) of the Territorial Force Nursing Service. S M P Annette Daly served in Salonika from 23/11/1917. Her next of kin details list a C Eason Esq, Harrieston, Dalkey, Co Dublin.
Also a related unnamed group of four medals, 1939/45 & Burma Stars, Defence & War Medals with a matching group of miniatures. By provenance the medals awarded to Major A V H Spong R Tanks.

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £270
Lot 834
A RHODESIA INDEPENDENCE MEDALLION etc
A cased Rhodesian Independence medallion with Ian Smith bust and 1965, reverse with a flame lily and Independence-Freedom-Justice-Peace design. Fitted with a circular loop mount that does not affect the piece, marked 18ct (15.1gms) A Southern Rhodesia Crown dated 1953, a South African crown dated 1947. Two modern 5 pieces, various modern crowns , etc

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 835
A HALF SOVEREIGN.
A George V Half Sovereign dated 1911.
Estimate:  £85 - 95 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 836
A HALF SOVEREIGN.
A George V Half Sovereign dated 1925 with SA in the field.
Estimate:  £85 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 837
A 100 PIASTRE GOLD PIECE.
A 1922 issue Egyptian 100 Piastre gold piece, Ahmed Faud 1. Just under 2.4 gms
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 838
A SOVEREIGN
A George V Sovereign dated 1925, South Africa (SA) mint in field
Estimate:  £180 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 839
GEORGE V COPPER COINAGE.
Copper Pennies and Farthings of George V, the pennies dated (1)1935 or (2) 1936. Also three Farthings dated 1936, all coins with copper lustre. The packets note that the coins were placed within at the Kings Funeral 28th Jan 1936.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 840
BRITISH INDIA COINAGE.
Including (12) George V1 Rupee's C1940, together with other earlier issues and lesser coinage issues.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 841
A VICTORIAN LSGC to the R SCOTS FUSILIER GUARDS.
A Long Service Good Conduct Medal awarded to 5678 Pte H Hay Scots Fus Gds. 2nd type with swivel suspender and losing the badge of Hannover centre. 1831-1871, when it lost the Fusiliers in the Regimental Title. Mounted for wear with a 1911 Coronation/Durbar ribbon.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 842
A CROWN PIECE.
An Edward V11 1902 dated Crown piece.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
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