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Comprehensive English Collection in Davissons Sale
By World Coin News
November 30, 2012

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Davissons Ltd.’s Auction 31, set to close Nov. 28, features the Jim Farr Collection of coins of the British Isles. It offers coins of every English monarch from the Norman Conquest to the present.

The Celtic, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods are represented as well. Scottish, Irish and Anglo-Gallic coins complete the U.K. section of the sale. The Irish section presents a broad sample from Viking era Hiberno Norse coinage down through the Civil War and the emergency issues under Charles I and James II.

The highlight of the Ancient Greek section is a group of 61 coins from the BCD Collection of coins of the Peloponnesos, the most significant collection of these coins ever formed, according to Davissons.

The gold section includes Greek, British and Anglo-Gallic pieces, as well as a few coins from India.

There are no buyer’s fees in this sale. For a free catalog, write the firm at Box 323, Cold Spring, MN 56320, call (320) 685-3835 or email View the entire sale and bid live at

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