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.

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Granados medal reverse flamenco dancers
MB101202 Reverse of a medal commemorating the Spanish composer Granados

Our current auction MB101 features medals, including the consignment of some early school medals, 19th and 20th century art medals (including BAMS) and royal commemoratives. Scheduled date is 27 January 2022. Text only catalogue download here

MB101 MEDALS 27 JANUARY 2022 PRICES REALISED FOR DOWNLOAD HERE Unsolds are available on a first come, first served basis, at the start price. Use the contact form or email us to buy.

Our next token auction won’t be until end March/April 2022.

The medal auction has a number of medals on the theme of music – 19th and 20th century composers and musicians. Another section is devoted to so-called love tokens – coins that have been smoothed down and engraved with an image and a text as a memento – generally from 18th century and naive popular artworks.

Finally, as we steadily approach retirement we’re finding things from “Simmons’ stash” which in this auction are a number of large cast bronze plaques, not offered for sale before, generally 19th century but some earlier. And….. THERE’S NO BUYER’S PREMIUM!

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.

France St James the Great St Jacques bronze roundel high relief mid probably 17-18th century
MB101125 uniface cast bronze St James the Great of Compostella, c. 17th/18th century

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