The February 2020 Skinner Coins and Currency auction provided alternative older collections; and skilled spirited bidding with many heaps far surpassing their excessive estimates, with significantly robust outcomes for historical and world cash, with American rarities, peppered all through the public sale. The public sale was 99% bought by lot. Three of the extra distinguished collections have been amassed within the mid-20th century, creating pleasure with our consumers for such fresh-to-market materials.
Among the extra notable teams of historical Greek and Roman cash included denarii of Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Cassius, and Marc Antony (lot 1002), and sestertii of Nero, Trajan, Caligula, and Nerva (lot 1008). These two heaps carried out particularly robust, at $10,000 and $11,250, respectively. One other well-liked lot was forty-eight early British hammered silver coins bearing the likenesses of Edward I, II, and III, Elizabeth I, and Henry VI and VII (lot 1136, estimated at $600-800 and promoting for $5,313). Quite a few a lot of world crown-sized cash have been well-liked with collectors, be it a 1940 Greek 100 drachmai promoting for $2,125, a 1912 Republic of China low stars dollar promoting for $2,500, or a small group of early Russian roubles at $1,250.
American kind cash additionally noticed excessive costs, with eight 1955 double-die Lincoln cents promoting for between $1,188 and $2,375 every, a complete set of Indian head cents (lot 1017) for $2,625, and a alternative 1914-D $10 Indian head gold coin (lot 1197) at $4,063. The success of Skinner February 2020, public sale, solely confirms the energy of the numismatic market.
Consignments are welcome for the August 2020 public sale. Division specialist Kyle Johnson can be comfortable to debate the appraisal and consignment process for collections or notable examples of American, colonial, overseas, or historical cash and foreign money.
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