Illustrations of the Anglo-French Coinage: Taken from the Cabinet of a Fellow of the Antiquarian Societies of London, and Scotland; of the Royal Societies of France, Normandy, and Many Others, British as Well as Foreign

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Page 4 - CONDITIONS OF SALE. I. THE highest Bidder to be the Buyer ; and if any dispute arise between two or more Bidders, the Lot so in dispute shall be immediately put up again and re-sold• II.
Page 4 - The purchasers to give in their names and places of abode, and to pay down 10s. in the pound, if required, in part payment of the purchasemoney, in default of which the lot or lots purchased to be immediately put up again and re-sold.
Page 4 - HODGE will not hold themselves responsible if lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise destroyed, but they will be left at the sole risk of the purchaser. If, at the expiration of...
Page 4 - ... are not cleared or paid for, all charges on such re-sale shall be made good by the defaulters at this sale. Gentlemen who cannot attend the Sale may have their Commissions faithfully executed by their humble servants, SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE, 13, Wellington Street, Strand.
Page 4 - Upon failure of complying with the above conditions, the money required and deposited in part of payment shall be forfeited ; and if any loss is sustained in the re-selling of such lots as are not cleared or paid for, all charges on such re-sale shall be made good by the defaulters at this sale.
Page iv - ... of the sincere respect with which I have the honour to remain, " My Lord Duke, " Your Grace's most obedient and humble servant,
Page 3 - ILLUSTRATIONS of the Anglo-French coinage : taken from the cabinet of a Fellow of the Antiquarian Societies of London, and Scotland ; of the Royal Societies of France, Normandy, and many others, British as well as foreign.
Page 4 - Lois purchased to be immediately put up again and re-sold. IV. The Lots to be taken away, at the Buyer's Expence, immediately after the Conclusion of the Sale ; in default of which, Messrs.
Page x - Bohemia, who, nged and quite blind, was slanghurwl by the Prince, then a stripling, at the battle of Crecy, are conspicuous on the shield. Equally so are the stars, eight in number, which often appear on coins and other monuments in Gascony during the English domination : I am inclined to believe that a star was the cognizance of the duchy of Gascony, merged in the title of King of England in the reign of Edward the First. The large P, so prominent...
Page 6 - ... June? 1770. Monday, 1 1 June. A plowman near Biggleswade, in Bedfordshire, threw up a pot of gold coins, supposed of Edward VI. [presumably Edward IV] one of them measured exactly one inch, one quarter, and one eighth in diameter; the representation on one side is a man in armour, in a ship, holding a sword in his right hand, and on his left arm a shield, with four compartments of three lions and three fleur-de-lis. On the other side a large cross equally divided, the legend hardly to be made...

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