The design was still available from Morris and Company in 1912, priced at ninety-eight guineas , making it one of the most expensive cabinets offered by the firm.
The winning bid for Takwin, which was 220,000 guineas in English currency, is the second highest amount paid for a horse at the Tattersalls horses in training sale.
However, there were also crowns, farthings, guineas and sovereigns, all in varying amounts and none really compatible with any of the others.
The Elliotts' highest price in the sale ring was 1,280 guineas for a tup lamb at the breed show and sale at Skipton in 1997.
At this time and especially on the sea, two gold guineas would be very hard to find.
There were farthings, pennies, oxfords, crowns, florins, shillings, guineas , and pounds, among other divisions.
I bought Bandari at Goffs in Ireland for 44,000 guineas, while Fight Your Corner was 15,500 guineas as a yearling.
Tattersalls officials reported the final hammer price of 360,000 English guineas as a record for a yearling at the December sales.
A masterpiece which was owned by a Blackburn family for 150 years after being bought for 180 guineas is set to be auctioned for up to £1.2million.
Bandit sold for 2,300 guineas and the average price throughout the sale was £1,000 per animal.