14-12-2015 – 01-01-1970
“e-Monnaies Decembre” live auction at Cgb.fr
Cgb.fr will present more than 500 lots at its new “e-Monnaies” live auction on December 15, 2015, from Ancient to Royal and Modern French coins, including World coins.
France. Louis XIV “The Sun King”. Lis d’or 1656 Paris, VF/aEF. Estimate: 7,000 euros.
This live auction will above all celebrate the tercentenary of the death of Louis XIV, the Sun King (1638-1715), and feature an exceptional and carefully selected coin series of this monarch: an extremely rare “lis d’or”, an écu de Flandre called “au buste âgé” 1686 LL …
France. Louis XIV “The Sun King”. Demi-louis d’or à la mèche longue 1648 Paris, EF. Estimate : 4,200 euros.
… and the much sought-after “demi-louis d’or à la mèche longue”, 1648 A, etc.
France. 5 francs Louis XVIII, tête nue 1819 Limoges F.309/43, TTB. Estimate: 9,000 euros.
There will also be offered other exceptional French coins, such as a 5 Francs écu 1819 I, the only specimen ever listed – that George Sobin could never see – and beautiful items from the DK Collection: a demi-franc An 12 T Premier Consul graded AU 58 and a 2 Francs Cent-Jours 1815 A graded SUP 60. A rare Gold 40 Francs transitory type 1807 M, 4.940 copies and a box of two tin pattern coins – a 5 Francs and a 100 Francs Louis-Philippe dated 1831, also from the DK collection – will also be offered for sale.
Netherlands. Kingdom of Holland. Louis Napoléon. 50 Stuivers 1807 Utrecht, SUP. Estimate: 3,000 euros.
The selection of this live auction will end up with a wide range of World coins which will take you to Germany and Austria with a nice sample of thalers, but also to Italy, with two superb Charles V gold ducats for Naples, and to Russia, Switzerland and Spain and Portugal (with a Peça, or 6400 coin “Réis de Maria II of Portugal”, offered for sale for the first time at Cgb.fr). An Edward III. Noble and a 50 Stuivers Louis-Napoléon of Holland, 1807, will mark the culmination of this part of the live auction dedicated to World coins.
To browse through the complete catalogue please click here.
This new live auction “e-Monnaies” will be closing on December 15th, 2015.
The first lot will be allocated on Tuesday December 15th, 2015 from 2 pm, Paris time.
Free printed catalogue on request.