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Public Auction #337 - Coins, Banknotes, Militaria
By: Status International
Status International Public Auction #337 - Coins, Banknotes, Militaria
Our next Coins and Banknotes Auction takes place at 12 noon on Friday 17th November 2017 and the catalogue is now available to view on-line at www.statusint.com.
There are 3607 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 $40,000 so there's something for everybody.
This catalogue contains a great selection of Australian coins including Australian Shipwrecks, Proclamation coins, Dump and Adelaide Assay Office Coins, Gold Sovereigns and Half-Sovereigns, pre-decimal coins and Proofs, RAM , Perth Mint and NPA products. There are many highlights in the Australian Coins including Two Australian 1930 Pennies. Both are graded in gF/VF and are Reserved at $17,500 (Lots 6495 and 6496). This auction also includes a 1921 Indian Die - Proof or Specimen strike 1d. Glossy chocolate brown with peripheral orange colour in the lettering. A couple of very tiny contact marks on the obverse. Very well struck , sm surface fault near O of ONE from removal of a spot? Lovely coin. McD Cat $88,000. Extremely Rare Reserve $10,000 (Lot 5735). In the Australian Banknotes section, include Pre-Federation, Pre-decimal, decimal, Starnotes, Varieties Including a range of rare Misprints. This sale includes a rare £10 Cerutty-Collins £10 Cerutty-Collins 701001W with Green/Purple/ Green reverse. R.52c. Good colour & edges, a dozen tiny pinholes which are only visible when held to a bright light, VF. Very rare. McD cat $58,000. Reserve $22,000 (Lot 6266). Also in the Australian Pre-federation bank issues a Bank of South Australia £1 Melbourne 1 July 1889 SPECIMEN without serials, opt SPECIMEN in red in sig panel & diagonally across front. A few pinholes UL cnr, aVF. A new discovery with large brown ONE POUND panel on front. MVR type 3d. UNIQUE. Reserve $5,000 (Lot 6142)
World coins and banknotes, including Gold, silver and copper coins, medals and World Banknotes. In the World Coins is a Russian 1763 Catherine II Ducat. Crowned bust right, rev crown above double-headed eagle, shield on breast. C-80. EF. Extremely Rare. Reserve $15,000 (Lot 6557). Also in the world banknote section is a South Africa Boer War - Siege of Mafeking. 1 Shillings January 1900, "Issued by the Authority of Colonel R.S.S. Baden-Powell", with embossed "Bechuanaland Protectorate / One Penny" embossed duty stamp, with numbered counterfoil at left, showing it came from a special booklet (most of these notes were issued in stapled pads without any counterfoil). Superb fresh UNC in absolutely pristine condition. P-S651a cat US$1500++ plus large premium for the intact counterfoil. This originates from a partial booklet ex John Ineson collection, and previously no examples with intact counterfoils were recorded. In any case any Mafeking notes extremely rare in such high grade - the previous example we had from same source sold for $2800 + commission in our auction 328. 2016 Ceremuga certificate of authenticity. Reserve $2,300 ( Lot 7273).
Also included in this Auction sale are many Australian and Overseas Medals and Militaria lots from various vendors. (Lots 4001-4082)
Also a nice range of Ancient coins, Medals and Militaria and Jewellery including Opals.