Downies Auction 320 Prices Realised 321 Consignments

Nov 18, 2015 Leave Comment

A grand event for Australian numismatics, Downies Australian Coin Auctions Sale 320 was an outstanding success!

Comprising more than 3,500 lots, our last auction for 2015 was highlighted by a number of exquisite English Hammered pieces, which as expected sold well above estimate. We saw nearly a million dollars’ worth of material go under the hammer with 87% of lots sold – once again emphasising our industry leading clearance rates. Prices realised are now available online.

Highlights included:

Lot 2683 - Charles I (1625-1649) Pound, Oxford Mint
Lot 2666 – Charles I Oxford Pound Est. $7,500 – Sold $16,000
Lot 2669
Lot 2669 – Newark Besieged Shilling Est. $1,500 – Sold $2,600
Lot 2687 - Newark Besieged (1645-May 1646) Ninepence 1646 (S3144; N2641)
Lot 2670 – Newark Besieged Ninepence Est. $2,000 – Sold $3,200
Lot 2689 - English Civil War, Pontefract Besieged (June 1648-March 1648/9) Round Shilling 1648
Lot 2672 – Pontefract Besieged Round Shilling Est. $5,000 – Sold $8,000
Lot 2690 - English Civil War, Pontefract Besieged (June 1648-March 1648/9) Octagonal Shilling 1648
Lot 2673 -Pontefract Besieged Octagonal Shilling Est. $5,000 – Sold $8,500

Preparations for our next auction are already well underway. To be held at Box Hill Town Hall in Melbourne on the 3rd and 4th of May 2016, consignments for Sale 321 are now being accepted. Please contact us today to arrange an appointment at our Melbourne head office, at either of our retail stores, or in your home or office. Consignments close early March.

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