On the 15th July 2015, Spink will be holding the summer sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals. The auction boasts a wide variety of rarities and highly valuable items, from a Catherine II Russian commemorative platinum medal of her accession, (Lot 237, estimated: £40,000 – 50,000) to a fine collection of Karl Goetz medals. The Collection of Goetz Medals was formed by Walter R Johnson M.D. in the 1960s. Spink has much of the collector’s original correspondence, and buyers may request copies. From Germany to Poland, the sale contains a selection of Polish coins and medals of the finest quality. They are from an extensive collection formed by a Polish gentleman living in England after the war and contains some exceptionally beautiful rarities. Out of the 20 coins in the collection, two stand out in particular. The first being an 8 Ducat piece from Poland showing King Wladyslaw IV,

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