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Historical gold coins to be sold at Fakenham auction

PUBLISHED: 10:48 31 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:48 31 July 2018

Historical coins will go on sale at a James and Sons auction in Fakenham. Picture: Supplied by James and Sons.

Historical coins will go on sale at a James and Sons auction in Fakenham. Picture: Supplied by James and Sons.

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A collection of historical gold coins and proof sets will go up for sale at a Fakenham auction in three weeks time.

Proof sets will also be on sale at the James and Sons auction in Fakenham. Picture: Supplied by James and Sons.Proof sets will also be on sale at the James and Sons auction in Fakenham. Picture: Supplied by James and Sons.

The coins will be auctioned by James and Sons and starts with 5 1974 Krugerrands, before selling a gold Guinea from the reign of James II.

Other lots include a gold Guinea from the reign of William III, 23 half-Sovereigns from the reigns of Victoria, Edward VII and George V and 60 Sovereigns from the reigns of Victoria through to Elizabeth II.

The proof sets include coin issues from 1971 through to 2013, as well as a variety of single coins.

Auctioneer David James said: “Gold is always valuable and is doing particularly well at the moment.”

A full catalogue listing can be accessed on www.jamesandsonsauctioneers.com, where you can also register to bid by way of the catalogue listing.

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