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Coins & Militaria

Our joint Coins and Militaria department is unique in that our in-house specialists hold over 85 years’ experience in their respective areas of expertise. This type of sale takes place three times a year, typically featuring items such as coins, banknotes, medallions and medals, weapons and militaria. The value of these items can range from £50 to £100,000.

Our specialists have extensive experience in cataloguing collections of this type and will always offer reliable advice when they feel that an item could achieve a greater price as a stand-alone lot. We are also able to achieve extensive press coverage of significant items through our good relationship with the press, which enables us to nationally promote items of historic importance.

When do they take place?
Coins and Militaria sales take place three times a year in May, August and December. Click on our future Coins and Militaria auction to view individual lots. If you’re looking to bid online, please visit www.the-saleroom.com.

How do I submit a sale item?
We welcome any entries for the next auction and are pleased to be able to offer a free valuation service. Please note that items must be entered for sale at least three weeks before the sale date to allow for cataloguing etc. Find our more on our How to Sell page.

Department highlight

World War II DSO and Bar medal group

A highly important and emotive Second World War DSO, DFC and Bar medal group awarded to Beaufighter Pilot Wing Commander (later Group Captain) Alfred Kitchener (Ken) Gatward RAFVR who flew one of the most audacious and daring raids of the Second World War. This lot sold at auction for almost £51,000 .

Meet the specialists

Paul Revell and James Grinter are specialists in this area and their combined experience of over 80 years has resulted in both being extremely knowledgeable and learned in their fields.

Future Sales

7017 Coins & Militaria Sale Thursday 24th August 2017

Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 24th August 2017. Coins commence at 10am, Weapons & Militaria start at 12.30pm Presale viewing Wednesday 23rd August 10am - 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am

7025 Coins & Militaria Sale Thursday 30th November 2017

Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 30th November 2017. Coins commence at 10am, Weapons & Militaria start at 12.30pm Presale viewing Wednesday 29th November 10am - 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am

Archived Sales

7009 Fine Swords, Guns, Militaria & Medals Sale Thursday 18th May 2017

Fine Swords, Guns, Militaria & Medals Sale Thursday 18th May 2017. Presale viewing Wednesday 17th May 10am - 5pm and morning of sale from 9.00am

6997 Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 1st December 2016

Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 1st December 2016. Coins commence at 10am, Weapons & Militaria start at 12.30pm Presale viewing Wednesday 30th November 10am - 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am

6988 Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 25th August 2016

Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 25th August 2016. Coins commence at 10am, Weapons & Militaria start at 12.00pm Presale viewing Wednesday 24th August 10am - 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am

6980 Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 19th May 2016

Coins, Weapons & Militaria Sale Thursday 19th May 2016. Coins commence at 10am, Weapons & Militaria start at 12.30pm Presale viewing Wednesday 18th May 10am - 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am