sedwick 12 Sedwicks Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 MillionSedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million

To view the complete list of Prices Realized, please Click here (note: the Prices Realized are hammer prices, to which buyers’ fees are added). Several lots sold for record prices for their types.

Top Highlights from Auction #12 are as follows (all prices include 15% buyer’s fees):

Lot# Item Price realized
294 Atocha Complete Colombian gold bar, 2552 grams, 22K marked   $         161,000
1777 Atocha Long, ornate, gold chain, 822 links plus fob, approx. 11′ long.  $           97,750
295 Atocha Complete Colombian gold bar #42, 1098 grams   $           86,250
1367 Bogota, Colombia, pillar 8 reales, Charles III, 1770VJ, encapsulated  NGC MS 63, extremely rare   $           46,000
300 Large silver ingot #777, 76 lb 10.88 oz troy, Class Factor 1.0, dated 1621, fineness 2380/2400  $           43,125
293 Gold “finger” bar, 515 grams, marked with fineness XIV+ (19K+), from the “Golden Fleece wreck”   $           41,975
1797 1715 Fleet Ornate gold ampulla 245.6 grams, approx. 20K, pedigreed to the 2003 “Tampa sale,”  $           38,525
114 Brazil (Rio mint), 6400 reis, Pedro I, 1827-R, extremely rare, encapsulated NGC AU 55  $           32,200
35 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1714/3M, very rare, from the 1715 Fleet.  $           25,416
986 Lima, Peru, cob 8 reales Royal, 1659V, “Star of Lima” type, extremely rare (3 known).  $           23,575
16 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1702H, very rare, from the 1715 Fleet.  $           23,000
18 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1707H, rare, from the 1715 Fleet.  $           21,275
36 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1715M, very rare.  $           20,701
24 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1711M, from the 1715 Fleet, encapsulated NGC MS 62.  $           19,550
102 Brazil (Minas mint), 20,000 reis, Joao V, 1726-M, encapsulated NGC MS 63.  $           19,550
1195 Bogota, Colombia, cob 1/4 real, Philip V, style of ca.1722 (assayer Sanchez), unique.  $           17,250
22 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1709M, rare, from the 1715 Fleet.  $           17,110
1779 Atocha Ornate gold “money” chain necklace, 83 links, 21″ long.  $           16,675
4 Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714/GRAT, assayer J, rare, from the 1715 Fleet.  $           14,950
23 Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1710H, from the 1715 Fleet, encapsulated NGC AU 58.  $           14,950
988 Lima, Peru, cob 8 reales, 1660V, “Star of Lima” Very Rare ex-Sellschopp  $           13,801

Sedwick’s is now preparing for another great auction with Treasure and World Coin Auction #13, scheduled for April 2013. They have begun taking consignments already; a little over two months remain before the consignment deadline of January 20, 2013. Now is the time to contact them about your potential consignments and even long-term plans for selling your collection. Phone: 407.975.3325 or email office@sedwickcoins.com

Bidders all over the world are anxious to buy now, and we are attracting many new buyers with every auction. For the upcoming auction they seek shipwreck coins, especially gold cobs (which have done very well lately); gold coins (particularly from Latin America); early and dated cobs from Mexico, Lima and Potosi; rare world silver crowns; and high-end shipwreck artifacts in good condition with proper certification. It almost goes without saying that gold and silver ingots are doing very well in the current market of record melt values, and since they have all the top customers for shipwreck bullion, this auction is by far the best place to sell treasure ingots.

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