Latin American Colonial Coins: Sedwick Treasure Auction 15 Nets $1.65 Million
Our 15th Floor auction was a another great sale for our growing company. Prices realized (including buyer’s fees) total over $1.65 million.
Many lots sold for record prices, reflecting how our specialized attention and worldwide visibility have brought top collectors old and new to our auctions. We would like to thank both consignors and bidders alike for helping to make Auction #15 a great success!
Now we invite you to consign and take advantage of the opportunity to sell to our clients, we are seriously looking for motivated consignors to be part of our exclusive SECOND FLOOR AUCTION, sell your collection combining high-class material, knowledge, serious bidders and social events.
At the moment we are looking for significant collections of cobs, choice Latin American coins and remarkable artifacts.
We welcome the opportunity to sell your collection–please let us know what you have and we will advise you about what is the best venue and timing.
Here are some standouts from our Auction #15:
|Lot#||Title||(prices including buyer’s fee)|
|18||Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1701H, Philip V, extremely rare, from the 1715 Fleet.||76,375.00|
|1545||EL Cazador Bronze breech-loading swivel cannon with Spanish crest and weight on trunnion||55,812.50|
|974||Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales Heart, 1716Y, very rare.||51,112.50|
|240||Dry Tortugas Gold Bar, 760 grams, with markings of fineness XXII: (21-1/2K) and assayer Pena-Randa||47,000.00|
|863||Lima, Peru, cob 8 reales Royal, 1720M, extremely rare, Calico cover coin.||39,362.50|
|1531||1715 Fleet Gold-and-diamond ring, 4-1/2 to 5 carats, clarity SI1-SI2, fancy gray color.||38,187.50|
|1492||Lot of 2 Ecuador silver uniface oval medals, ca. 1820-22 (Ecuadorian War of Independence)||38,187.50|
|241||Large silver bar #282 from the Atocha (1622), 78 lb 6.72 oz troy, fineness 2380/2400||32,900.00|
|1266||Popayan, Colombia, 5 decimos, 1869, extremely rare, finest known.||25,850.00|
|4||Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, from the 1715 Fleet.||23,500.00|
|20||Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1708H, from the 1715 Fleet.||18,800.00|
|19||Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1705H, rare, from the 1715 Fleet.||18,212.50|
|867||Lima, Peru, cob 4 reales Royal, 1739V, extremely rare.||17,625.00|