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.

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The Carnegie Hero Medal for life saving lot MB98061

Our medal auction MB98 is live now, closing for bids 26 May beginning at noon See our blog post on this auction here

  • Early issues from BAMS dating from 1982 including Chadwick’s Diamond and Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Terror/Virtue
  • British historical & commemorative medals including Carnegie Hero Medal
  • Cast bronze portrait medals 19th century
  • European and other medals, Monnaie de Paris
  • Animalier medals from Heidi Dobberkau and Julian Cross

Medals auction catalogue for download here

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.

Our next auction for tokens won’t be until July. Then we’ll take a break before getting back to business in September. Consignments are welcome for inclusion in the autumn sales but message us first before sending.
Meanwhile we’ve lots of different sorts of medals plus coins, tokens and weights in the ‘buy’ fixed price section with more being added.

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MB98009 Terror/Virtue bronze medal by Ian Hamilton-Finlay for BAMS 1983
Terror – one side of the 18th century with revolution and the guillotine – BAMS medal by Ian Hamilton Finlay lot MB98009

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