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Welcome! We are Howard and Frances Simmons and we sell and buy coins, medals, tokens, weights and scales, direct and by auction. We’ve been in this business since 1982 and are still passionate about numismatics.

Register in My Account to make a bid or buy now. Use the keyword and category search facility.  Enter a bid number to find a particular lot; create a watch list or browse the site using either Grid or Table views. Use the back arrow on your browser to return to a page. Links appear in a different colour when you move your mouse over them. It may take a little time to get used to our new site but we hope that overall it will be easier for you. See our Terms & Conditions for a guide to buying from our auctions and to return to this homepage at any time click on our Simmons logo above.

Our centenary auction MB100 has closed now, Wednesday 6 October. MB100 is devoted to tokens tickets and passes, mainly from England and Wales but with a few outliers. Text only catalogue for download click here. Corrections and addenda can be viewed here

PRICES REALISED for download here please use the text catalogue for full descriptions. Unsolds are available at the start price on a first come first served basis. Updated 8 October. Just contact us!

Invoices will be sent out in the next few days – please note that the Order forms in My Account don’t add in either the buyer’s premium (5% plus VAT) or the import tax (5%) on the first 247 lots. That will be added to your invoice.

Lots featured:

  • An important collection of 17th century tokens of London, the City of London and Southwark, farthings, halfpennies and pennies
  • Welsh, English & Scottish Tokens from the Emyr George collection the final part: colliery and mining, pubs and clubs

Our next auction MB101 will feature medals, including some early school medals, 19th and 20th century art medals and royal commemoratives. Our next token auction won’t be until after that, early in 2022.

We’re not just about auctions. When you look in the BUY section here you will find all sorts of numismatic items at fixed prices to buy now. Browse or search by category or key words. And of course we’re always looking to buy or to receive future consignments. We’ll put up more pieces to buy now online gradually so bookmark the site please.

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Any questions? Just get in touch with us. We welcome feedback about our new website but remember we’re still here, live off line, to help you and your collecting.