14-09-2016 – 16-09-2016
Stephen Album Rare Coins Auction 26
Stephen Album Rare Coins will hold its Auction 26 on September 15-17, 2016 at the firm’s offices in Santa Rosa, CA. The auction will encompass 2,242 lots including Ancients, Islamic, China, World, Indian, and Numismatic Literature.
Featured this time is Part IV of the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, which focuses on coins of the Bombay Presidency.
Highlights of the auction are as follows:
Lot 43: ACHAIMENID: Middle Period, ca. 420-375 BC, daric.
Achaimenid: Middle Period, ca. 420 420-375 BC, gold daric, Sardes. Sunrise-28. NGC graded choice AU. Estimated Value $4,500 – 5,000.
Lot 59: SASANIAN KINGDOM: Varahran II, 276-293, dinar.
Sasanian Kingdom: Varahran II, 276-293, gold dinar. G-48var. Sunrise-765 (different dies). Excellent strike, with just a touch of weakness over the right attendant, choice extremely fine, RRR. Estimate Value $7,000 – 8,000.
Lot 80: SASANIAN KINGDOM: Azarmidokht, 631, drachm.
Sasanian Kingdom: Azarmidokht, 631, silver drachm. WYHC (the Treasury mint), year 1. G -. Sunrise-1007, Mochiri-505/10. Superb strike, choice EF, RR. Estimated Value: $11,000 – 13,000.
Lot 91: CARTHAGE: Anonymous, ca. 264-241 BC, electrum tridrachm.
Carthage: Anonymous, ca. 264-241 BC, electrum tridrachm. S-6474. AU, RR. Estimated Value: $11,000 – 13,000.
Lot 733: CHINA: silver dollar, ND (1912).
China: silver dollar, ND (1912), Y-320.1. L&M-44. Rare variety. NGC graded AU58. Estimated Value: $8,000 – 10,000.
Lot 1458: CASTILE: Alfonso VII, the Noble 1158-1214, maravedi.
Castile: Alfonso VII, the Noble 1158-1214, gold maravedi, Tulaytala (Toledo), Safar-1235 (AD 1197). VyE -, Cayon-1010. Choice EF, R. Estimated Value: $3,500 – 4,500.
Lot 1753: AUSTRALIA: George V, 1910-1936, penny.
Australia: George V, 1910-1936, penny, 1930(m). KM-23. NGC graded F15 BR. Estimated Value: $7,000 – 9,000.
Stephen Album Rare Coins, in association with Wilkes and Curtis Ltd., will also conduct Horizon Auction I in London, UK, on October 2, 2016, featuring Islamic and Indian rarities. More information to follow in the coming weeks.
Please find all lots of this auction online here.