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Spink Auction Nets Nearly $4 Million

On Sept. 15, Spink Auctions had two sales. The first sale comprised of the Stratos and Collection of English gold coins. After six hours of bidding, nearly $4 million in lots were sold with only one unsold lot.

Lot 194. (All images courtesy Spink Auctions)

The standout from the Stratos collection was Lot 194; an Anne, pre-union 5 guineas, 1705 QVARTO. It realized around $342,000. Another highlight of this collection was Lot 214, a George IV 1826 proof 5 pounds that realized around $97,000.

Lot 4.

Next came the Ennismore Collection of Anglo-Saxon and Viking coins. The standout was Lot 4, an East Anglia, Æthelberht II († 20 May 794), penny, ‘Light Coinage’, Non-Portrait type Ipswich. This piece realized around $71,000.

Read the full results of the Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold Coins. 

Read the full results of the sale of the Ennismore Collection of Anglo-Saxon and Viking coins. 

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