Stack’s Bowers Galleries is happy to current particulars of their public sale of world cash, world paper cash and historic cash to be held in conjunction with the prestigious New York Worldwide Numismatic Conference (NYINC). This occasion can be held January 10-12 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Lodge in New York Metropolis.
The traditional and world coin sale might be cut up between two days, with Session B commencing on Friday night January 11, at 6:30 PM ET. Session C will probably be held Saturday, January 12 at 6:30 PM ET. Session A, that includes world paper cash, is scheduled to start Friday, January 11 at 2:00 PM ET.
World Paper Cash
Main off the sale is Session A, that includes world paper cash. Stack’s Bowers Galleries continues their custom of that includes scarce Canadian financial institution notes, in this sale highlighted by a uncommon PMG VG-10 1870 Two Greenback notice (lot 30089) and a PMG Gem 66EPQ 1898 1 Greenback word, DC-13a (lot 30091). The Canadian part additionally gives gadgets from the Assortment of Dr. James Eustace Bizzell, II, together with some uncommon 1935 items, and the 1907 Imperial Financial institution $50 Specimen (lot 30101).
Amongst Brazilian banknotes is discovered a unprecedented variety of high-grade proofs, in addition to items that the agency has by no means earlier than provided at public sale.
Whereas the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Hong Kong Showcase Auctions are a extra typical venue for Asian materials, the 2019 NYINC sale presents an distinctive amount of uncommon and high-grade Asian banknotes which are probably lacking from even the most superior collections. Highlighting this group is a 1916 Straits Settlements 100 Greenback word instantly adopted by the 1925 date (tons 30354 and 30355).
Session B gives world cash from nations starting from Afghanistan to Nice Britain.
The primary main highlights are from Austria, starting with lot 40015, a Salzburg 5 Ducat situation of Archbishop Leonhard. That is an distinctive piece, considered distinctive. Two tons later (lot 40017), a 16th century four Ducat with excellent fashion showcases spectacular Renaissance coin portraiture.
An beautiful Close to-Gem Brazilian 1727-M 20,00zero Reis struck beneath Joao V (lot 40043) is tied with one different instance for best licensed.
Amongst cash of China, a pair of spectacular 10 Tael Gold ingots (tons 40075 and 40076) are similar to items recovered from the Geldermalsen.
A strong French coinage part options over 60 tons with items for almost all collector varieties: Medieval, hammered, milled, Napoleonic, Essais, Medals and 20th-century coinage. The Duchy of Aquitaine gives two spotlight gold items in tons 40154 and 40155. The primary is an excellent and excessively uncommon Cavalier d’Or of Duke Charles, son of King Charles VII of France. Instantly following the Cavalier d’Or is a Hardi d’Or, additionally issued by Duke Charles. Lot 40205, a spotlight from 4 centuries later, presents a stunning 5 Franc with a mintage of simply 40 items, issued in 1889 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution.
Germany additionally presents simply over 60 tons with greater than a dozen marquee tons. One in every of the first portrait cash of Bavaria is discovered in lot 40220, a particularly uncommon Ducat of Albrecht V. A 5 Ducat commemorating Matthias as Holy Roman Emperor and one in every of solely two recognized (lot 40234), shows an unimaginable likeness of the armored monarch charging on a warhorse with a metropolis view in the background. Lot 40237 presents an exceedingly uncommon Helfenstein Goldgulden with the coat of arms that includes elephants (see the detailed lot description for additional evaluation), that’s the solely instance recognized in personal arms.
At first look, lot 40242 seems misplaced in the German part, because it extra intently resembles a up to date French Chaise d’Or. This Eu d’Or of Wilhelm III is a legendary gold rarity and probably considered one of solely two examples in personal arms. A wonderful Nurnberg city-view eight Ducat in lot 40245 was as soon as owned by Nurnberg specialist Herbert J. Erlanger. A particularly uncommon Mannheim Mint Ducat (a one-year sort struck in 1769) in unbelievable situation is discovered in lot 40247. Regensburg supplies lot 40251, a four Ducat in Mint State preservation, whereas lot 40267 contains a distinctive three Ducat of Silesia-Munsterberg-Oels commemorating the 10th anniversary of the demise of Karl I. Yet one more magnificent city-view gold problem, this one from Wurzburg, seems as lot 40275, a 2 Ducat displaying a regal topped lion hoisting aloft a sword and scales.
Session B is capped by a considerable providing of British coinage, together with cash and medals spanning 12 centuries.
Lot 40293 is an attractive Mint State Ryal of Edward IV, whereas lot 40315 is an excellent Broad of the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell. The next lot (40316) presents an enthralling 5 Guineas of William and Mary.
Two spectacular and fascinating Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee proof units are provided and are positive to attract appreciable consideration. Lot 40361 is the commonplace 11-piece set with a further 1887 Maundy Set and lot 40362 is the 11-piece set as soon as owned by John Jay Pittman. Lot 40369 gives a four-piece gold proof set of George V commemorating his coronation.
Historic Cash & Extra
Bidding resumes on Saturday night at 6:30 PM ET with Session C, which begins with historic cash and covers the the rest of the world coin tons beginning with Greece.
Lot 41003 provides an unimaginable Himera Tetradrachm in an unimaginable degree of preservation, particularly contemplating that it escaped the metropolis simply earlier than the Carthaginians razed it to the floor. The marquee piece for the historic coin part, featured on the catalog cowl, is a splendidly preserved ‘Heavy Standard’ AV Stater of Kroisos, thought-about the world’s first main gold coinage (lot 40120).
An Aureus of Julius Caesar (lot 41046), struck close to the peak of his energy, gives terrific strike particulars and appears more likely to find yourself in a classy cupboard. The subsequent historic spotlight comes almost two centuries later, from Emperor Antoninus Pius, a beneficiary of Caesar’s warping of the Roman Republic. Lot 41056 is a gold Aureus in super Mint State situation. Lot 41058 gives a stunning Aureus of Lucius Verus commemorating the Roman victories in Armenia.
The second portion of world cash begins with Greece, the supply for a powerful 100 Drachmai of George I (lot 41075). This coin is a implausible one-year sort with a minuscule mintage of simply 76 items, making it one in every of the most wanted trendy Greek cash.
Shifting on to India, a British-produced Proof Mohur Restrike (lot 41105) supplies a shocking gold situation for collectors of Commonwealth points.
An enormous and immensely essential Genoese rarity, a 5 Doppie from the Biennial Doge period is discovered in lot 41130. An intriguing Venetian Revolutionary Coinage, Banknote and Medal set in lot 41155 provides an in depth and cohesive group.
Coinage of Mexico options an amazing run of over 60 tons. The primary spotlight, a uncommon Guadalajara eight Escudos from the Conflict of Independence (lot 41186), is a fascinating instance from the final yr of Spanish Colonial rule in Mexico. Guadalajara additionally supplies the single-finest “Hand on Book” eight Escudo from that mint in lot 41197. Lot 41204 options the best licensed Mexico Metropolis Hookneck eight Reales, licensed MS-64 by PCGS and providing spectacular strike particulars and delicate tone. Past these highlights there’s a nice run of Republican gold coinage that’s positive to draw consideration.
The short-lived Republic of South Peru offers a spectacular Mint State ‘Sunface’ eight Escudos as lot 41278. This uncommon piece options an iconic design interesting to a mess of collectors.
Two dozen tons from the Philippines supply a large swath of fascinating patterns, countermarks and different esoteric materials positive to excite specialists. The standout is lot 41302, an 1894 copper Centavo Sample that traces its pedigree to the Ray Czahor Assortment and the Greg Pineda Assortment.
Poland and the port metropolis of Danzig convey an elusive Taler of John III Sobieski as lot 41319, certainly one of solely two examples licensed by PCGS or NGC.
The coinage of Portugal gives a historic ‘First gold coin of Portugal’ (lot 41321), which is for certain to entice world gold sort collectors, whereas an exquisite four Cruzados from the period of ‘Spanish Union’ in lot 41322 is a spectacular rarity of Philip III (IV of Spain). A healthful eight Escudos (Dobra) of Joao V dated 1725 is simply the second providing of this higher date in current years, making lot 41324 an thrilling prospect for devoted collectors.
A trio of ‘Baby Ivan’ Rubles in the Russian part are positive to elicit critical competitors resulting from the unimaginable demand for this sort. A really uncommon 1840 Novodel three Kopek with out mintmark (lot 41343) shows pretty violet and reddish hues. Six tons (41359 – 41364) of fabulous Russian Orders and Decorations, all of that are from the Colonel Oleg Pantuhoff Assortment, are positive to excite specialists.
A uncommon and splendidly toned Sierra Leone proof silver greenback from a mintage of 40 items (lot 41373), is for certain to see bids from all instructions.
Highlights amongst the cash of Switzerland start with lot 41397, a not often seen Double Goldgulden of Basel notable as it’s overstruck on an unpublished selection. A Duplone from the similar canton is discovered in lot 41398; this one-year sort has earned a ‘Proof-like’ designator for its distinctive surfaces. A powerful and hefty eight Ducat concern of Bern in lot 41399 is the solely licensed instance at both NGC or PCGS. Lot 41401 options one other large a number of ducat challenge, in this occasion a 20 Ducat from Lucerne. This large piece presents a phenomenal metropolis view on the reverse and is considered one of the most necessary highlights of the complete sale.
Swiss highlights proceed with lot 41402, a Neuchatel Pistole dated 1694 that’s the solely instance in personal palms (the different recognized instance resides in the Neuchatel Museum). The historical past is fascinating, and may be discovered in the printed catalog or the on-line description. The Canton of Schwyz is the supply for a particularly uncommon 16th-century Scudo d’Oro (Goldkronen) discovered in lot 41403. That is probably the solely instance provided in the previous 20 years, probably a once-in-a-generation alternative.
Wrapping up this extraordinary choice of Swiss highlights is lot 41404, a really uncommon Zurich four Ducat that’s notable as the plate coin for the incomparable Gold Cash of the World by Arthur and Ira Friedberg. A ‘Centenary of the Death of Simon Bolivar’ Gold medal of Venezuela in lot 41416 wraps up the record of Reside session highlights.
A number of Web Solely Auction Periods are full of fascinating coin and paper cash tons.
Session E will supply 228 a lot of historic cash, in addition to 750 world coin tons (from Afghanistan to Gold Coast) and can start promptly at 9:00 AM PT on Monday, January 14. The world paper cash Web Solely Session D may also be held at that very same date and time. The second half of the world cash – Session F – that includes over 1,00zero a lot of cash from Nice Britain to Zanzibar, might be held on Tuesday, January 15 and start at 9:00 AM PT.
Lot viewing will probably be out there at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Santa Ana, California workplace earlier than the sale, in addition to in New York. Verify StacksBowers.com for particular dates and occasions.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents skilled dealing with of your assortment, with a confirmed monitor document of completed gross sales. Presently, consignments are being accepted for the February 2019 Collector’s Selection On-line public sale, the March 2019 Hong Kong Auction and the August 2019 ANA Auction. Contact a consignment specialist at 949-253-0916 or by way of e mail at information@StacksBowers.com. Or, cease by and go to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries desk on the bourse flooring at the New York Worldwide Numismatic Conference (NYINC) in the Grand Hyatt Lodge in Manhattan, from Thursday, January 10 to Sunday, January 13, 2019.