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03-01-2011 – 04-01-2011

Triton XIV auction

CNG Sets Auction Records at the New York International

On January 4-5, 2011 CNG conducted the Triton XIV auction, held annually in conjunction with the New York International. Triton XIV realized $ 10.5 million, over double the presale estimate of $ 4.5 million and a record auction total for CNG. Many price records were set along the way, and the prices realized make interesting reading. Quality Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Chinese and British all showed remarkable support.

Notable among the final hammer prices are:

Lot 60: MACEDON, Amphipolis. 357/6 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Presale Estimate $200,000 – Final Hammer $700,000

Lot 124: ATTICA, Athens. Circa 469/5-460 BC. AR Dekadrachm. Presale Estimate $200,000 – Final Hammer $375,000

Lot 605: Julius Caesar. 40 BC. AR Denarius. Presale Estimate $20,000 – Final Hammer $90,000

Lot 1232: CHINA, Empire. Qing (Ch’ing) Dynasty. Tóngzhì (T’ung-Chih). 1861-1875. AR Pattern Ling (Tael). Imperial Dragon type. Presale Estimate $150,000 – Final Hammer $300,000

Lot 1639: ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great. 871-899. AR Penny. Presale Estimate $15,000 – Final Hammer $40,000

On January 12, 2011 CNG conducted Electronic Auction 247, which realized over $2 million on a presale estimate of $1 million. The highlight of the sale was the Lakeside Collection of United States coins. CNG conducts Electronic Auctions every two weeks.

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