Status International Auction 366 - Coins & Banknotes - Friday 11th June, 2021
Auction 366 has 3,684 lots catering for all types of collectors with varying types of interests and budgets. There are many desirable single items as well as collections and mixed lots. Items range from $30 to $80,000 so there's something for everybody.
This catalogue contains a great selection of Australian coins including Australian Shipwrecks, Adelaide Pound , Dumps , Proclamation coins, Gold Sovereigns and Half-Sovereigns, pre-decimal coins and Proofs, A major collection of Error Coins, RAM , Perth Mint and NPA products. There are many highlights in the Australian Coins including an Australian 1930 Penny, is graded in VF/gVF , Reserved at $20,000 (Lots 11598). This auction also includes two Adelaide Assay Office Type II Coins and are Reserved at $12,000 and $11,000 (Lots 11213 and 11214). There is also a 1813 New South Wales Dump (fifteen pence). Reserved at $2,500 (Lot 11210). Also the balance of a major collection of Australian Error coins and Varieties (Lots 11796 - 11837) with the highlight a $1 2015 Double Obverse, Unc. Reserved at $3,000. (Lot 11833). A huge range of Australian Half-Sovereigns and Sovereigns (Lots 11216-11534) with many highlights of Rare and high grade examples. Also a huge range of Australasian Tradesman Tokens (Lots12002-12368).
In the Australian Banknotes section includes Pre-Federation, Pre-decimal, Specimens, Decimal, Starnotes, Hay Internment Camp Notes, Varieties and much more. This auction includes the very rare Set of the 1913 -25 Specimen Type A Banknotes being the £1, £5, £20, £50 and £100 banknotes, (Lots 12603 -7) Reserved at $30,000, $35,000, $40,000, $45,000 and $60,000). Also a 1933 £10 Riddle-Heathershaw Specimen Banknote (Lot 12608) Reserved at $30,000.
Great range of World coins and banknotes, including Gold, silver and copper coins, medals and World Banknotes . In the World Coins is a German New Guinea 1895A 20 Mark Bird of Paradise. Prooflike fields. KM-9. Very rare only 1500 minted. Slabbed NGC MS62, only 6 graded higher. A similar coin graded NGC MS63 Lot 699 sold for €34,000 = A$52,800 + commission at Teutoburger Munzauktion at their May 2020 auction. (lot 12853) Reserve $ 35,000. Also in the World Gold is a 1902 Boer War Transvaal, gold 'Veld Pond'. Emergency issue 'ZAR 1902' rev 'EEN POND'. Authorized by acting President Schalk Burger, with dies made by PJ Kloppers, struck at Pilgrim's Rest using equipement from a mining engineering/maintenance workshop (thus its 'Veld' or 'Field' Pond nickname). Slabbed NGC 'AU details, removed from jewelry", which has resulted in surfaces that are a bit bright but still with full details. Quite sharply struck for issue. Fr 4. KM 11. Only 986 minted with a very low survival rate. Attractive high grade example of this famous rarity. (Lot 12943) Reserved at $12,000.
Also included in this Auction sale are many Australian and Overseas Medals and Militaria lots from various vendors. (Lots 10001- 10278) Highlight being Australia: DSM WWII group of 6 to Royal Australian Navy. Distinguished Service Medal KGVI chisel engraved ' AB R PEET PM 5223', 1939/45 & Pacific Stars impressed as issued, War Medal & ASM impressed 'PM5223 R PEET' & Philippines Liberation medal unnamed. Robert Peet enlisted 21 Oct 1942, disch 24 Jan 1946. DSM was awarded for action aboard the cruiser Australia (11) in Jan 1945 in Lingayen Gulf which was hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft. Despite half of his crew being killed or disabled by the hit, he joined a scratch crew & continued to direct the weapon at a second kamikaze before it too crashed into the mounting, leaving him badly wounded. [LG May 1 1941 pg 2298]. (Lot 10243) , Reserved at $6,000. Lots of nice lots to look at. Also a nice range of Ancient coins, Medals, Badges, Emphera and Jewellery.