The September 2023 Collectors Choice Online Auction of Selections from the Collection of Sydney F. Martin

Bid now in the upcoming Collectors Choice Online Auctionfeaturing selections from the vast Sydney F. Martin Collection of Colonial and Related Coinages. Our third Internet-only sale of items from this unprecedented cabinet is available for presale bidding at, and live bidding will begin at 9:00 AM PT on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

Featured in this auction are offerings from Syd’s die variety collections of Rosa Americana and Wood’s Hibernia coinages, for which he wrote the ground-breaking standard reference works. Continuing the auction are billon Sou Marques, the third tranche from his front-line collection of these French Colonial coins, including many very rare and unlisted variants. Fast-forwarding to the coinages of the Confederation era, this sale will also feature die varieties of Machin’s Mills halfpence, with many pretty type coins and rare die marriages for collectors of all stripes. Rounding out the auction are selections from Syd’s collection of Fugio cents, our first federally issued coinage. Click here to view and bid on all 430 coins.

For further information on our ongoing series of Showcase and Online auctions of the Sydney F. Martin Collection, visit our Featured Collections page.

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