First 2020 Auctions sale sees banknote fetch £400


03 February 2020
The premier auction from 2020 Auctions took place recently, with a wide range of numismatic rarities on offer, including a Bank of England 12 pounds 10 shillings note which fetched £400.

The Online Auction of Coins, Paper Money and Military Medals took place on 28 January, with collectors able to bid live and register bids before the sale took place. The highlights included:

Bank of England, Bank Post Bill for 12 pounds 10 shillings, 11 July 1843, signed by Bank of England cashier Brequet, black print in the style of a 'white' note, many endorsements, A few small holes. Fine.

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An Egypt Medal, dated 1882, with 5 clasps, to 1st Royal Hldrs (Black Watch) awarded to a George Low came from Brechin and enlisted in Montrose in 1881, serving in the Black Watch until discharge in 1893.


James II, halfcrown, 1685 PRIMO (S.3408). F-VF

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A Sussex token fetched £50: Chichester, Caffin, Redman, Halsted & Shipham, 1811, shilling (D. 8-9). VF-EF


2020 Auctions is a new specialist, middle market auctioneer, holding monthly ONLINE ONLY sales.

Knowledgeable and trusted coin experts

All of the online auction house's specialists have more than three decades of experience in the industry, with several working in numismatics since the 1970s. The company is also a member of the BNTA.

Auctioneer Mike Veissid said: 

'We specialise in coins, tokens, paper money, campaign medals and militaria, and soon we will also have stamps and postcards.  Buyers premium is only 17% +VAT and there are currently no sellers fees if anyone should be interested in selling with us. Buyers can bid prior to the sale and live on our website and there are no fees for doing so.

Visit the 2020 Auctions website now and Register to Bid

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