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Dix Noonan Webb Auction 165 Brings British Coinage and Medals

by Thomas Michael The Dix Noonan and Webb auction 165 of Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals set to close on Dec. 4 and 5, 2019, hosts a glorious selection of collector coins. Arrayed in group lots and singles for the … Continue reading

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Somerset Field Yields Rare Constantine Solidus

On Sept. 17 the London auction house of Dix Noonan Webb will offer a rare Roman gold solidus of Emperor Constantine I. It was found earlier this year in a field at Wanstrow in Somerset by a metal detectorist. The … Continue reading

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Richard I Silver Penny Realizes $14,209

On July 3 Dix, Noonan & Webb’s sold Part 2 of Marvin Lessen’s remarkable North Moors Collection of Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Plantagenet hammered silver. Results were impressive. The total realized including buyers’ premium was $425,366 with a 100% clearance rate … Continue reading

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Allectus Aureus Realizes $701,648

On June 6 the London auction house of Dix Noonan Webb sold a rare Allectus aureus for $701,648 [£552,000]. This price is highest paid for any coin sold by Dix Noonan Webb, beating out the gold aureus of Augustus Caesar … Continue reading

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DNW Slate Rare Allectus Aureus Find

Dix Noonan Webb’s June 5-6 sale in London-town will see a recently found aureus of Imperator Caesar Allectus Augustus, Emperor of Britain 293-296 CE, go on the block (cf. S-683). The superb 4.31g coin was found in March this year … Continue reading

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BoE Rarities Rule DNW Paper Results

Results from Dix Noonan Webb’s sale of British notes in late March were dominated by Bank of England rarities. There is nothing remarkable in this. Certainly, collectors of Scottish and private banks’ issue expect their moment in the sun from … Continue reading

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DNW offers Indian Haj Pilgrimage Rs100 pair

Among the many world rarities that will be offered in Dix Noonan Webb’s world paper April 16 sale will be an extremely rare consecutive pair of Reserve Bank of India Haj Pilgrimage Rs100 (P-R6). The paper of the two notes, … Continue reading

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Libertas Americana medal realizes $17,435

The American War of Independence achieved top billing at Dix Noonan Webb’s late February coin and medal sale. On offer was a 47 mm bronze medal engraved by Augustin Dupré celebrating the impending independence of the United States. The design … Continue reading

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DNW sells historic Amalia Island medal

Tucked away towards the back of DNW’s recent coin and medal catalog was a noteworthy historic piece with strong U.S. connections: a Green Cross of Florida, Amalia Island Medal of 1817 in copper (BHM 957; E 1093; MH 806a; Rulau … Continue reading

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DNW offers British paper money rarities

Dix Noonan Webb’s next sale of British and world bank notes is scheduled for April 16 in their London premises, 16 Bolton Street. This will be DNW’s second auction to be orchestrated by their new paper money team of Andrew … Continue reading

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