Latin American Colonial Coins: Sedwick Treasure Auction 15 Nets $1.65 Million

Latin American Colonial Coins among many offerings at Sedwick Sale….

Our 15th Floor auction was a another great sale for our growing company. Prices realized (including buyer’s fees) total over $1.65 million.

sedwick15a 275x261 Latin American Colonial Coins: Sedwick Treasure Auction 15 Nets $1.65 MillionMany 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

 

Now is not too early to consign to our Treasure and World Coin Auction #16. We have secured the Double Tree by Hilton at
Lake Buena Vista in Orlando and have locked in a date for our SECOND LIVE public FLOOR auction: November 5-6, 2014
(Lot viewing Nov 4-5). Please let us know now if you think you would like to come, so that we can make a preliminary head count
and see if we need to expand the block reservation.

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