Starting price: $7.500Annam: Thieu Tri gold "Heaven and Earth"
2 Tien ND (1841-1847) MS63 NGC
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730001
Starting price: $5.000Annam: Bao Dai gold "Kim Bài"
Decoration Set ND (1936) AU
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730002
Starting price: $10.000China: Kwangsi. Kuang-hsü copper Specimen
Pattern 10 Cash ND 1905 SP63 Brown PCGS
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730056
Starting price: $40.000China: Republic Yuan Shih-kai silver Pattern
"Plumed Hat - Hat Touches Rim"
Medallic Dollar ND (1916) AU58 NGC
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730088
Starting price: $10.000China: Republic Yuan Shih-kai Dollar Year 8
(1919) MS65+ NGC
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730092
Starting price: $50.000China: Republic Tsao Kun gold Dollar ND
(1923) MS62 NGC
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730098
Starting price: $40.000China: Republic Sun Yat-sen silver Specimen British Pattern
"Junk" Dollar Year 18 (1929) SP64 PCGS
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730106
Starting price: $340.000China: People's Republic gold Proof "Seismography"
2000 Yuan (1 Kilo) 1992 PR68 Ultra Cameo NGC
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730126
Starting price: $12.500Great Britain: William IV Proof Crown
1831 PR65 Cameo NGC
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730160
Starting price: $2.500Netherlands: Zeeland. Provincial Piefort Ducaton
(Silver Rider) 1666 MS62 PCGS
HKINF World & Ancient Coins - Hong Kong #311730181
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Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 35

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LCC

Auction 35

Coins

7-9 May 2024

US-Winter Park

Daniel Frank Sedwick presents ist Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 35 with many highlights. The sale closes from 7-9 May 2024. The variety of rare, historical, and even unique coins, currency, and artifacts within this auction offer a great opportunity to add valuable pieces to every collection.

Los 43: Mexico. Mexico City, gold cob 8 escudos, 1715 J. PCGS MS62. From the 1715 Fleet, with Sedwick photo-certificate. Estimate: $50,000.

Lot 43: Mexico. Mexico City, gold cob 8 escudos, 1715 J. PCGS MS62. From the 1715 Fleet, with Sedwick photo-certificate. Estimate: $50,000.

Gold Cobs

This offer includes a number of 1715 Fleet shipwreck coins such as a Mexico City, Mexico, (1714) J gold cob 8 escudos struck with Royal dies graded NGC MS 64, pedigreed to Kip Wagner’s 1965 National Geographic article “Drowned Galleons Yield Spanish Gold” (Lot 40), as well as two beautiful Mint State Mexico gold cob 8 escudos dated 1715 J (Lots 43 and 44). Peru gold from the 1715 Fleet is also notable with the finest known Lima, Peru, 1705 H gold cob 8 escudos graded NGC MS 64 (Lot 57) and the unique Lima, Peru, 1709 M 2 escudos struck with the pillars-side die meant for a Royal 2 reales graded NGC MS 65 (Lot 72).

Los 96: Large gold ingot 77, 2274 grams, marked with fineness XVII (17K). From the Atocha (1622), with original Fisher photo-certificate 85A-GB077, pedigreed to the Christie’s Atocha auction of June 1988 (lot 90). Estimate: $400,000.

Lot 96: Large gold ingot 77, 2274 grams, marked with fineness XVII (17K). From the Atocha (1622), with original Fisher photo-certificate 85A-GB077, pedigreed to the Christie’s Atocha auction of June 1988 (lot 90). Estimate: $400,000.

Shipwreck Ingots

This part of the sale features an impressive, uncut gold ingot weighing 2,274 grams recovered from the famous Atocha shipwreck (Lot 96) and a rare silver pina ingot, one of just three known from the wreck (Lot 107).

Shipwreck Coins

This offer is packed with over 600 lots including treasures such as two Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos from the Santa Margarita shipwreck (Lots 278 and 279), a “top pop” Bogota, Colombia, gold cob 2 escudos graded NGC MS 65 from the Maravillas shipwreck (Lot 425), and an NGC-slabbed set of Spanish colonial 1/2, 1, 2, and 8 reales from the “Coconut Wreck,” AKA “Blue Abyss Shipwreck” (Lot 695). Notable collections include the Bill Barman Collection of Atocha Research Coins (Lots 136 to 155) and selections from the Silver Banks Treasures Collection of silver cobs recovered from the Concepcion shipwreck (Lots 315 to 373). Ever-popular shipwreck coin clumps from wrecks such as the Concepcion, the 1733 Fleet, and the Hollandia (just to name a few) should not be missed.

Silver Cobs of Mexico

Among the Silver Cobs of Mexico are many high-grade Charles-Joanna and Philip II pieces such as the extremely rare Charles-Joanna “Late Series” assayer S 4 reales (Lot 732) and a high-grade 1733 MF klippe 8 reales (Lot 766).

Los 768: Peru. Lima, 8 reales, Philip II, assayer R (Rincón). NGC AU details / environmental damage. Pedigreed to the Luis R. Ponte Collection (stated on label). Estimate: $100,000.

Lot 768: Peru. Lima, 8 reales, Philip II, assayer R (Rincón). NGC AU details / environmental damage. Pedigreed to the Luis R. Ponte Collection (stated on label). Estimate: $100,000.

Silver Cobs of Lima

This part of the sale hosts a key rarity, the Lima, Peru, assayer R (Rincon) cob 8 reales of Philip II the first “dollar” coin struck in South America (Lot 768). This piece is one of just sixteen known and represents a crowning achievement in the Luis R. Ponte Collection being offered in this sale. A knowledgeable numismatist and longtime friend, Luis built his collection with an eye for rarity and quality in Spanish colonial coinage, which readily shows in this catalog, from a stunning group of “Star of Lima” coinage (Lots 801 to 814) to an exceptional and extremely rare Lima, Peru, 1686 R cob 8 reales Royal (galano) graded NGC XF 40 (Lot 817).

Silver Cobs of Potosi

Here we have more rarities from the Luis R. Ponte Collection, including the finest-ever assemblage of countermarked shield type cob 8 reales (Lots 934 to 1033) and a very rare first-issue Potosi, Bolivia, assayer R (Rincon) cob 8 reales of Philip II (Lot 825), as well as the only known Potosi, Bolivia, 1732 M cob 8 reales Royal (Lot 1067).

Los 1190: China. Hupeh, Wuchang mint, tael, Kuang-hsü, Year 30 (1904). PCGS MS62. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the key rarities in Chinese numismatics. Estimate: $100,000.

Lot 1190: China. Hupeh, Wuchang mint, tael, Kuang-hsü, Year 30 (1904). PCGS MS62. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the key rarities in Chinese numismatics. Estimate: $100,000.

World Coins

A beautiful selection of high-grade Vintage Chinese Coin Rarities such as the Hupeh Year 30 (1904) tael graded PCGS MS 62 (Lot 1190) and the gorgeously designed Hsu Shih-chang Year 10 (1921) Pavilion dollar graded PCGS SP 61 (Lot 1198). Also featured is a choice selection of Colombian Republic silver minors from Gregorio Toulemonde Collection Be sure to look for the rare one-year type La Rioja, Argentina, 1842 R Rosas gold 2 escudos graded NGC MS 63 (Lot 1095), the lustrous Santiago, Chile, 1820 FD gold 8 escudos graded NGC MS 62 (Lot 1162), and the wonderfully toned Santiago, Chile, 1817 FJ peso graded NGC MS 61 from the Val y Mexia Collection (Lot 1157) just to name a few of the many choice rarities to be found.

U.S. Coins, Medals, and Tokens

The U.S. coins, medals and tokens section hosts a selection of gold and silver coins recovered from the Marblehead Hoard buried in Massachusetts in the early 1800s (Lots 1482 to 1488) plus a handsome example of the 1795 Draped Bust silver dollar (Lot 1475). Be sure to check out the gold lifesaving medal awarded by President McKinley in 1900 (Lot 1480).

U.S. Paper Money

This offer features a colorful Rainbow $2 series of 1869 Legal Tender note graded PMG VF 35 (Lot 1497) and colonial and continental currency marked by two Fugio notes of 1776 (Lots 1493 and 1494).

World Paper Money

The selection of World Paper Money includes two great sets of banknote rarities: the finest known PMG-graded San Juan, Argentina, Banco de Cuyo pesos fuertes specimen set (Lot 1499) and an original Thomas de la Rue & Co. Ltd. specimen banknote album (Lot 1510). Also watch for the 1811-dated Venezuela 2- and 1-peso notes that represent Venezuela’s first paper money (Lots 1508 and 1509).

Ancient Coins and Coin Jewelry

This part of the sale features several nice Ancient Gaul and Greek silver coins and several eye-catching gold cob 8 escudos mounted in gold bezels (Lots 1527 to 1529).

Shipwreck Artifacts

Stands out for two shipwreck-pedigreed gold chains, one from the 1715 Fleet and the other from the Leocadia (Lots 1562 and 1565), as well as a hefty bronze cannon breech block salvaged from the 1733 Fleet (Lot 1564). The Non-Shipwreck Artifacts section holds various historical artifacts like flintlock pistols and signal cannons.

Express Session

The third day of the auction hosts the Express session, where a variety of numismatic rarities is sure to attract many different bidders.