Starting price: 15000 EURKINGDOM OF BACTRIA. Euthydemos I,
ca. 225 - 200 B.C. Stater ø 19mm (8.25g). ca. 225 B.C.
RR, Bordeaux records only 11 specimens for the
eries A staters! Gold. Rs. light double strike, mint.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 152
Starting price: 15000 EURKINGDOM OF BACTRIA. Agathocles Dikaios,
ca. 185 - 178 B.C. Tetradrachm ø 32mm (16.19g).
RR, Glenn lists only 10 examples for this type!
Very nice to excellent.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 199
Starting price: 10000 EURKINGDOM OF BACTRIA. Antialkidas Nikephoros,
ca. 120 - 100 B.C. Tetradrachm in Attic weight standard
ø 33mm (16.47g). RR, the third known specimen!
Beautiful toning, Rs. traces of corrosion, very fine to excellent.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 329
Starting price: 10000 EURKINGDOM OF BACTRIA. Straton I Epiphanes Dikaios Soter,
ca. 110 - 95 B.C. Tetradrachm in Indian weight standard
ø 29mm (9.76g). RR. Excellent to mint.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 378
Starting price: 15000 EURAKRAGAS. Tetradrachm ø 26mm (16.66g).
ca. 409 - 406 B.C. RR! With signature of die cutter Straton.
Light toning, fine cleaning scratches, excellent.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 1036
Starting price: 15000 EURSELEUKIDES. Seleucus I Nicator,
312 - 281 BC Tetradrachm ø 25mm (17.14g).
Circa 305/4 - 295 B.C.
Excellent to mint.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 1318
Starting price: 15000 EURROMAN IMPERIAL PERIOD. Domitian as Caesar,
69 - 81 A.D. Aureus ø 19mm (7.28g). 77 - 78 AD R!
Gold. Excellent.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 1490
Electors and Albertines. Johann Georg II, 1656 - 1680.
5 ducats 1657, Dresden. Of the utmost rarity. Gold.
Gorgeous gold toning, minimal minting weakness, excellent.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 2266
Starting price: 20000 EURJohann Christian and Georg Rudolf, 1602 - 1621.
3 ducats 1610 CT, Reichenstein. Mint administrator
Christoph Tuchmann. RR. Splendid specimen. Gold. Fine
gold toning, tiny scratches, near mint.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 2305
Starting price: 65000 EURAt the time of Sigismund III, 1587 - 1632.
2/3 imperial florins o.y. (probably 1613 - 1632,
probably 1618. Of the utmost rarity!
Irregular toning, very nice.
Auction 297 and 298Lot 2648

Steve Album’s Auction 47

Stephen Album Rare Coins

Auction 47


14-17 September 2023

USA-Santa Rosa, CA

Stephen Album Rare Coins will hold its Auction 47 on September 14-17, 2023 at their new offices in Santa Rosa, California. The auction is made up of 3400 lots of Ancient, Islamic, Indian, Chinese, U.S., and World Coins. The first two days will be in-person bidding as well as on the internet, while the third and fourth days will be internet-only sessions. Featured in the auction will be the Charles W. Lueders III Collection of Indian & Asian Coins Part II, the Joe Sedillot Collection of World Coins Part V, and a superb selection of rare U. S. coins and medals. Some highlights from the sale follow:

Lot 652.

Lot 652.

  • Lot 652: China: Republic, AR dollar, Central Mint, Tientsin, ND (1914), Y-322, L&M-858, K-642, 39mm Regular Strike type, Commemorative for the Founding of the Republic of China; facing bust of Yuan Shih Kai in military attire and tall, plumed hat // value within wreath, a lovely rainbow toned example! PCGS graded MS64. Estimate: $40,000 to $50,000.
Lot 659.

Lot 659.

  • Lot 659: China: Republic, AR dollar, Central Mint, Tientsin, ND (1923), Kann-678, L& M-959; WS-0105, Proclamation of the Constitution Commemorative; Ts’ao K’un in military uniform // jì niàn (commemorative) between crossed Wuchang Uprising and Five-colored flags, five stars around, graffiti at obverse 11 o’clock, attractive light iridescent toning, PCGS graded UNC details. General Cao Kun (Ts’ao K’un) was a Chinese warlord and politician, who served as the President of the Republic of China from 1923 to 1924, as well as the military leader of the Zhili clique in the Beiyang Army. Estimate: $15,000 to $20,000.
  • Lot 975: India. British. Victoria, Queen, 1837-1876, AV mohur, 1841(c), KM-462, S&W-3.7, Prid-22, East India Company issue, small date, number “4” without serif, with dot after date, an attractive mint state example! PCGS graded MS61. Estimate: $10,000-$12,000.
Lot 980.

Lot 980.

  • Lot 980: India. British. Victoria, Empress, 1876-1901, AR 1/2 rupee, 1879-C, KM-491, S&W-6.176, Prid-263, a lovely mint state example and thus rare! PCGS graded MS63, RR. Tied for finest graded example at both NGC and PCGS! Estimate: $8,000 to $10,000.
  • Lot 1083: World. Iraq. Faisal I, 1921-1933, 6-coin proof set, 1931/AH1349, set includes all PCGS-graded coins: silver 50 fils KM-100 PF-64, 20 fils KM-99 PF-64, 10 fils KM-98 PF-64, 4 fils KM-97 PF-64, 2 fils KM-96 PF65RB, and 1 fil KM-95 PF-64RB, a lovely well-matched set, set of 6 proof coins. Estimate: $15,000 to $25,000.
Lot 1573.

Lot 1573.

  • Lot 1573: World. United States. AV 10 dollar, 1795, KM-21, Draped Bust type, small eagle reverse, 13 leaves variety, cleaned, but a well struck lustrous example! PCGS graded AU details. The 1795 “eagle” was the first American ten dollar gold piece. There are two varieties, one with 13 leaves on the branch below the eagle and one with 9 leaves. Only 5,583 total coins were struck for both varieties. For the 13 leaves, probably 400 to 500 exist today in all grades. Estimate: $30,000 to $40,000.