Status International - Sale 342 - June 1st, 2018.
Auction 342 has 3748 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 $50,000 so there's something for everybody.
This catalogue contains a great selection of Australian coins including Australian Shipwrecks, Proclamation coins, Gold Sovereigns and Half-Sovereigns, pre-decimal coins and Proofs, Error Coins, RAM , Perth Mint and NPA products. There are many highlights in the Australian Coins including Two Australian 1930 Pennies. One is graded in aF/VF and the other is fine and are Reserved at $18,000 and 10,000 respectively (Lots 5591 and 5592). This auction also includes a VERY RARE 1920 Dot above top scroll - Chocolate, practically UNC/UNC, tiny contact mk near King's ear. Without doubt one of the finest known. McD cat aU $10,500 UNC UNPRICED. Reserve $8,000 (Lot 5565).
In the Australian Banknotes section includes Pre-Federation, Pre-decimal, Specimens, Decimal, Starnotes and Varieties . This sale includes a rare £50 Cerutty-Collins (1918) medium type prefix Y. Note has been expertly cleaned to remove ugly bank stamp & has had a central hole repaired. VF appearance & most collectable. McD cat VF $55,000. Without a doubt the cheapest example of this quality on the market. R-67c Reserve $22,000 (Lot 6400). Also in the Australian issues - WWII Hay Internment Camp 1/- banknote uncut pr of printer's proof/colour trials printed with obv & rev tete beche in 2 diff colours greens, without black printing, no denomination, date & number etc. Unsigned. Has been folded between the 2 notes, practically UNC. Exceedingly rare if not unique. Renniks type 2P. Reserve $18,000 (Lot 6263)
World coins and banknotes, including Gold, silver and copper coins, medals and World Banknotes In the World Coins is a China 1979 400 Yuan Proof set of 4, 30th Anniversary of People's Republic 1949-1979. Tiananmen, Peoples Heroes Monument, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall & Great Hall of the People. KM-PS1 in its hand crafted original box with certificate & outer sleeve Reserve $5,000 (Lot 6531). Also in the world banknote section is a New Zealand 1967 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Wellington presentation book of the first issue of New Zealand decimal notes $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $100 sig Fleming first prefix opt SPECIMEN & punch hole cancel through signature, serials all 000000. Two of each note to show front & back. Book is signed by Governor G Wilson plus overleaf by RM Smith, AH McClintock & SR Maclennan who were part of the design committee. P-163s to 168s (12 notes). Very rare.( Lot 7338).
Also included in this Auction sale are many Australian and Overseas Medals and Militaria lots from various vendors. (Lots 4001-4116)
Also a nice range of Ancient coins, Medals and Militaria and Jewellery including Opals.