Treasure Auction #22- FLOOR AUCTION - ORLANDO FLORIDA

 

Sedwick's Treasure, World and U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction #22, which will be our Fifth LIVE PUBLIC FLOOR sale. As usual this event will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, FL, with live floor auction on Thursday-Friday, November 2-3, 2017 and lot viewing and guest speakers the day before (Wednesday, November 1). Many international guests will be coming from Latin America and Europe, so take advantage of our great LIVE FLOOR event and get top exposure for your pieces.

This auction will feature Part II of The Richard Stuart Collection Selections, which includes the largest group of Panama cobs ever offered in one sale with 10 unique pieces; an impressive assortment of unique and finest pieces from Central America, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua (including the largest offering of provisional coinage ever presented in a single auction) and Panama; plus the largest single-sale offering of British "Admiral Vernon" medals from the same pedigree.

 

Other features in this auction include a selection of Lima gold cobs from the 1715 Fleet (many unique dates and finest known pieces) in addition to many other Fleet treasures like gold chains, ingots and other artifacts. Finally we have hundreds of cobs, particularly Lima and Potosi, and an exquisite collection of Mexican pillar dollars. Guest Speakers Include:

Guest Speakers Include

1) Jorge Proctor, Numismatist and Researcher: "The Forgotten Mint of Colonial Panama"


2) Manuel Chacón, Numismatic Curator: The Central Bank of Costa Rica "Costa Rica Numismatics"


3) Carlos Jara, Numismatist and Researcher: "Central American Provisional And Provincial Mints" 


4) Capt. John Brandon, Historical Shipwreck Salvor: “An Overview of the Exploration For and Recovery Of Historical Shipwrecks: 1715 Fleet, Atocha and Lucayan Beach Wrecks”

We look forward to hearing from you, with thanks in advance.
 

 

The special room rate will be available until October 9th or until the group block is sold out, Treasure Auction #22- FLOOR AUCTION - ORLANDO FLORIDAwhichever comes first. Booking a reservation is simple: Cick here to receive our preferred group rate: "Book a Room"
If you prefer to make your reservation by phone, please call the hotel at 407.934.1000 and specify group code "SED" 1-800-222-TREE(8733). Hotel address and details as follows: Walt Disney World, 2305 Hotel Plaza | Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida - USA 32830 - Tel: +1-407.934.1000 | Fax: +1-407.934.1015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Show Schedule:

 

The first chance other than at our even to see the lots in person will be at the:

U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association Coin Show
The show will be held Thursday through Saturday, October 12-14, 2017

at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 6333 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona.
 

 

 

 

 

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PAST NEWS:

 

 

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction #21


Live on the Internet, Wednesday-Thursday, May 3-4, 2017 - closed now

 

Our 21st auction was a great event! Prices realized topped $1.725 Million (including buyer's fees) Many lots sold for record prices, reflecting how our specialized attention and worldwide visibility have brought top collectors old and new to our auctions. Now we invite you to consign and take advantage of the opportunity to sell to our clients. We could not have accomplished this without our Consignors and Bidders, to whom we send out a great big THANK YOU!

 

Auction 21 Prices Realized - Click here

 

Our 21st auction was a great event! Prices realized topped $1.725 Million (including buyer's fees) Many lots sold for record prices, reflecting how our specialized attention and worldwide visibility have brought top collectors old and new to our auctions. Now we invite you to consign and take advantage of the opportunity to sell to our clients. We could not have accomplished this without our Consignors and Bidders, to whom we send out a great big THANK YOU!

 

 

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In addition to our usual fare of the world’s best treasure for sale, this auction features arguably our best offering yet of Latin American material, particularly Central American coins from the holdings of the late Richard Stuart, and also many important bank notes.


Gold Cobs begin the auction with several Mint State gold 8, 4 and 2 escudos from the 1715 Fleet, including a certified high-grade 1710 Lima denomination set. The World Gold Coins section follows, comprised of choice pieces and features such rarities as a Costa Rica 1873GW “5 pesos” variety graded MS 62 from the Richard Stuart collection. The main highlight is the very rare and beautiful Cuzco 1837BA 8 escudos “FEDERACION” type graded MS 64 (pictured on the auction lot tags), accompanied by a feature article about the period. In U.S. Coins, notable lots include a gorgeously toned MS 62 1812 Capped Bust half dollar and a proof 1872 half dollar.


Our Shipwreck Ingots section features lots of non-wreck gold nuggets and various silver ingots, including a massive 83-pound, 7.52-ounce troy silver bar from the Atocha (1622) along with several ingots from the “Tumbaga Wreck” (ca. 1528) and the Maravillas (1656). Shipwreck Silver Coins contains coins from 39 different wrecks, including a large selection from the ever-popular Atocha and countermarked shields and 1652 Transitionals from the Capitana (1654) and Maravillas.


In Mexico Silver Cobs are many Charles-Joanna coins (both “Early” and “Late Series”) and dated cobs, including several very rare dates we’ve only seen once or not at all, especially in minors. In Lima Silver Cobs we highlight some Philip II assayer Rincón pieces, two “Star of Lima” 8 reales and a strong assortment of both shield-types and pillars-and-waves types. Potosí Silver Cobs is filled with very rare dates, over-assayers and design varieties (mostly in minors, which are also offered in large date-run group-lots). Rare Bogotá issues begin the Other Silver Cobs section, which features the largest Guatemala-cob offering we have ever had, thanks to the Richard Stuart collection.


Following Ancient Coins is our massive World Silver Coins section, dominated by Latin American, with significant offerings to watch in Mexico (particularly high-grade pillars, like a 1732 Philip V 4 reales without denomination or assayer and a 1733MF Philip V 4 reales with mintmark M.X graded MS 63), Guatemala (countermarks), El Salvador (provisionals and countermarks), Peru (several colonial and Republic rarities), Colombia and Panama (modern proofs and patterns). Some historically and culturally important Bolivia gold medals feature prominently in Medals and Tokens.


A well-rounded U.S. Paper Money section contains federal (including gold certificates) and obsolete issues in addition to Texas, Confederate States and Philippines notes. Our largest-to-date World Paper Money section contains sizeable sections of rare Mexican paper money and great notes from Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, and Puerto Rico. Following Documents are Shipwreck Artifacts and Non-Wreck Artifacts, where firearms, swords and a rare gold rosary from the Atocha are important items up for bidding. Don’t miss the pirate painting at the end!
To all our bidders we wish the best of luck and thanks for the continued support. Enjoy!

 

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- Richard Stuart Bio

 

- Special Article: North vs. South, Inca-Style: The Story Behind the Coins

 

-   Wednesday May 3, 2017

 

Session I: - Lots 1-276 - 10:00 AM

 

- Gold Cobs
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World Gold Coins
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U.S. Coins

Session II: Lots 277-658 - 1:00 PM

 

- Shipwreck Ingots

- Gold Nuggets

- Shipwreck Coins 1500s-1650s
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Shipwreck Coins 1660s-1740s
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Shipwreck Coins 1750s-1900s

 

Session III: Lots 659-1262 - 5:00 PM

 

- Mexico Silver Cobs
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Lima Silver Cobs
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Potosi Silver Cobs
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Other Silver Cobs
 

 

-   Thursday  May 4, 2017

 

Session IV: Lots 1263-1777 - 10:00 AM

 

- Ancient Coins

- World Silver Coins (A-G)

- World Silver Coins (H-O)

- World Silver Coins (P-Z)
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Medals and Tokens

 

Session V: Lots 1778-2018 - 3:00 PM


- U.S. Paper Money

- World Paper Money
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Documents

- Maps

 

Session V: Lots 2019-2086 - 5:30 PM

 

- Shipwreck Artifacts
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Non-wreck Artifacts

- Paintings

 

 

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