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.
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.
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.