1914-18 War AIF Rising Sun badge embroidered 'Soldier Art'. Colour embroidered badge design of high quality on white 'duck' (light canvas) material 530mm x 440 mm. Made by 4781 Pte Daniel Joseph Fitzgerald, 15th REOs to 9th Inf Bn, AIF whilst recuperating from influenza at St Anne's Hall (Berkshire UK) 1917. Embroidered title below 'Rising Sun': 'March 1917 - D Fitzgerald - St Anne's Hall'. A labourer from Esk QLD, Fitzgerald enlisted 1/10/...
Coins & Banknotes Public Auction 361
By: Status International
Status International Coins & Banknotes Public Auction 361
Status International – Sale 361 - Friday 16th October 2020.
Auction 361 has 4632 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 $55,000 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 Three Australian 1930 Pennies. First is graded in VF/gVF , then a Fine and VG/VF and are Reserved at $20,000 , $16,000 , $10,000 respectively (Lots 6007, 6008 and 6009). This auction also includes a Adelaide Assay Office Type II Coins and is Reserved at $12,000 (Lot 5563). There is also a 1813 New South Wales Dump (fifteen pence). Traces of the centre of 8R on reverse. Steel grey tone VF, with all design nice & clear. Mira type D/2. McD cat $60,000. Very rare. Reserved at $16,000. (Lot 5560). Also the balance of a major collection of Australian Error coins and Varieties (Lots 6338 - 6446) with the highlights being a $1/$200 2001 1oz Silver Proof Kookaburra ERROR/MULE. Wrong obverse die for the $200 gold or platinum Proof. Extremely rare. See pg 347 in McD cat $7750. Reserved at $4,000. (Lot 6430), And the 50c Undated Unissued Pattern Trial, Parliament House reverse, ACT Coat of Arms obverse. aU. Extremely Rare. McD cat $22,500 Ex Status auction 179, lot 992. (Lot 6420) with conservative Reserve of $6,000. Many other Unique pieces never seen before...
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 10/- Collins-Allen (1913) circulation note. The first Australian note. VF with good colour. Rare, with only 37 examples of this note known in all grades. R-1c cat $37,500. Rare (Lot 7038), Reserved at $10,000. Also a £5 Kell-Collins black serial numbers. aU. R-38a cat $32,500. Rare this nice. Also in Australian Section an Australian Specimen - $100 Johnston-Stone Specimen ZAA 000000 type 4 opt SPECIMEN twice on front & once on back, Unc housed in a Reserve Bank 2 note folder showing ea side of the note. Ren SP28 cat $30,000 . (Lot 7216) Reserved at $8,000.
Great range of World coins and banknotes, including Gold, silver and copper coins, medals and World Banknotes . In the World Coins is a GB 1642 Charles I Pound Oxford mint, smaller Shrewsbury horseman. King on horseback left trampling on arms, Cannon amongst arms rev legend, denomination & date. Natural flan adjustment at 5 o'clock, sl striking weakness. S-2940. Nice old-time cabinet tone, gF or better. Rare (lot 7719) Reserve $7,000. Also in the world banknote section is a France 5000 Francs 2-1-1918. Multicolor design by Flameng, large format 255 x 127mm. The highest denomination of the time & equivalent in value to 200 gold sovereigns, and thus made with special security edge at right. P-76. Very fresh gVF-aEF, usual pinholes at left. One of the iconic rarities of French banknotes. (Lot 8173) Reserved at $5,000.
Also included in this Auction sale are many Australian and Overseas Medals and Militaria lots from various vendors. (Lots 4001- 4 244) Highlight being Australia: 1914-18 Distinguished Conduct Medal to Wounded in Action, 13th Bn Lewis Gunner, DCM. GVR, impressed officially: '3930 L.CPL. C. FINCH, 13/AUST. INF. .... (Read it online as it is very long) (Lot 4197) Reserved at $3,000 . Lots of nice lots to look at. Also a nice range of Ancient coins, Medals, Tokens, Emphera and Jewellery including Opals.