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Spink Slates BoE 1797 £1 #2

On Thursday, Oct. 10, Spink UK will offer Part II of the remarkable Lou Manzi and A. J. Simms Collections of British Banknotes. One note says it all as regards to the significance of Manzi’s holdings: Bank of England (BoE) … Continue reading

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More Than 200 PMG-certified Notes from the Ibrahim Salem Collection Part 2 to be Sold

The following press release and images were published by Paper Money Guaranty®   The second sale of the outstanding collection of British Commonwealth notes will be held on Oct. 2, 2019. More than 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® … Continue reading

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Spink Slates Edward VIII Pattern Penny

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Spink will put ‘The Waterbird Collection of English Rarities’ up for sale in their London auction rooms. This collection comprises 65 lots of English numismatic rarities ranging from medieval gold nobles through to what the Spink … Continue reading

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BoE £100 Realizes $82,339

Spink’s sale of the remarkable Lou Manzi and A.J. Simms collections of banknotes was held in London on May 9. It has been a while since such a considerable number of rare and high-grade British notes have appeared on the … Continue reading

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England’s Hundred Years’ War Hammered Gold

On June 26 Spink will herald summer with a remarkable offering of medieval English hammered gold coins. The Isladulcie Collection charts the Hundred Years’ War. This on-again, off-again conflict was fought from 1340 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, … Continue reading

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PMG certified notes from Lou Manzi Collection dominate auction

Several of the notes from the Lou Manzi collection that were graded recently by PMG were sold rapidly at the Spink auction on Thursday May 9. The Lou Manzi collection is made up of United Kingdom banknotes, some of them … Continue reading

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Dr. Miller’s 37 Crowns realize $606,728

In an apt piece of historic irony Charles II beat-out Cromwell’s Commonwealth at Spink’s late March sale of the fabled Miller Collection of English silver crowns. Mere adjectives do not do justice to the collection of Dr. Erik Miller. Clichés … Continue reading

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Spink slates BoE 1797 £1 #2

All those interested in British paper need to put a large red circle around Thursday, May 9. On that day Spink UK will offer two collections that epitomize the very best of English banknote collecting: those of Lou Manzi and … Continue reading

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Aethelstan and Matlida lead Williams IV sale

Spink’s sale of Allan Williams’ remarkable collection of Anglo-Saxon and Norman coins was completed on Jan. 29 when the fourth and final tranche was offered. This comprised some 180 coins of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Kent, Mercia, East-Anglia, and Wessex … Continue reading

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Queens confused on Costa Rican notes

For reasons best known to the issuing banks, several early Costa Rican bank notes show vignettes of one and possibly two British Queens – although one was merely a Princess at time of issue. One such note formed part of … Continue reading

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