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Morton & Eden Bring in $1.1 Million
By World Coin News
June 20, 2013

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A June 5-6 auction conducted by Morton & Eden Ltd. in association with Sotheby’s was conducted in London.

Prices realized totaled 727,506 pounds or $1,134,909.

One of the highlights was a broad of 20 shillings, 1656, by Thomas Simon, described as good very fine with much original color and a few surface marks from handling. It sold for $29,952.

Morton & Eden specialist Tom Eden said: “This was a wide-ranging two-day auction embracing everything from ancient Greek and Roman coins alongside Islamic, Oriental, British and foreign coins, paper money and Renaissance medals and plaquettes. The rare pair of plaquettes by Valerio Belli, lot 623 ($50,544).” For more information, contact Christopher Proudlove by email at

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