The Top Five Hammer Prices from the Summer Global Showcase Auction

Our colossal Global Showcase Auction that was just completed—an annual sale in which all departments present an exciting array of coins, tokens, medals, and currency—has now concluded, and it produced countless impressive results. Within the World and Ancient coins portion of the sales, the following were the top five prices, with the Augustana Collection taking an incredible four of the five spots:

GREAT BRITAIN. Gold “Una and the Lion” 5 Pounds Pattern, 1839. London Mint. Victoria. NGC PROOF-64. Sold for $408,000.

MEXICO. 4 Reales, 1732-Mo. Mexico City Mint. Philip V. NGC MS-61. Sold for $240,000.

CZECHOSLOVAKIA. 10 Ducats, 1938. Kremnica Mint. NGC MS-67. Sold for $204,000.

CZECHOSLOVAKIA. 5 Ducats, 1938. Kremnica Mint. NGC MS-66. Sold for $204,000.

GREAT BRITAIN. 5 Guineas, 1692. London Mint. William III & Mary II. NGC MS-63. Sold for $180,000.

To view our upcoming auction schedule and future offerings, please visit where you may register and participate in this and other forthcoming sales.

We are always seeking coins, medals, and paper money for our future auctions, and are currently accepting submissions for our Official Auction of the 2023 NYINC next January and our Spring Hong Kong sale. Additionally, we are accepting submissions for our Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auctions, the next of which will be held in November, and the next for which we are accepting consignments will be held in February 2023. If you would like to learn more about consigning, whether a singular item or an entire collection, please contact one of our consignment directors today and we will assist you in achieving the best possible return on your material.

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