Rarities from antiquity and around the world anchor September Long Beach World Coin Auction Sept. 7-9 and 12 auction event feature the famous “Ides of March” denarius celebrating Cesar’s murder, the incomparable Dr. Norman Jacobs Collections of Japan and Korea, and a host of international nu
in ever-increasing demand in the past several years, and the Sept. 7-9, and Sept. 12 Long Beach event boasts plenty to interest these collectors, with an amazing selection of Brazilian colonial gold gems in The HR Collection of Brazilian Gold Gems, consisting of dozens of mint state Brazilian coins, all pre-1760, and the Tarapaca Collection of Chilean Coins featuring the Republic Coquimbo Peso 1828-TH, a classic Latin American rarity estimated at $30,000+ and a 1768 Carlos III Pillar 8 Reales, a superior example of this important coin, estimated at $30,000+.
Collectors of Mexican numismatics will find plenty to deliberate on in this auction, with more than 200 lots, including an 8 Escudos 1813 from Guadalajara, estimated at $30,000+, an MS66 Maximillian 20 Pesos, the finest known by at least two points, estimated at $12,000+.
Highlights of the European coins include more than 400 lots from Great Britain, including a simply superb 1893 Five Pound gold piece in MS67, amongst the finest known and estimated at $50,000+, along with a choice “Una and the Lion” 1839 gold 5 Pound coin in MS63, estimated at $37,500.
Russian rarities are always in high demand with collectors and, with more than over 130 lots of Russia in the auction, collectors are likely to appreciate what they see, including two Catherine II gold 10 Roubles, each estimated at $10,000+, a Nicolas platinum Three Rouble in MS66, estimated at $10,000+, along with several proof Roubles and other rare Russian issues.
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