Important Australian, World & Ancient Coins, Banknotes and Medals

Sale 118   31 Jul–3 August 2018   Gallery Room, State Library of NSW   Sydney   Catalogue

Auction highlights

New South Wales, five shillings or holey dollar, 1813, on a Charles III eight reales, good very fine, one of the finest known and rare.

Estimate $300,000

Sale 118 Preface

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Welcome to Sale 118, a wide ranging sale published in two catalogues: Part A, the catalogue you hold now, includes collections from deceased estates and living collectors, and Part B, devoted to the finest collection of banknotes in private hands, formed by the collector over forty years up to his death in 2014.

Sale 117 Preface

Monday, 26 March 2018

Welcome to auction sale 117, a wide ranging sale with multitudes of attractive coins, medals, and banknotes. This catalogue, 117A, contains fifteen sessions of the twenty-session sale, being held over four days and nights for the 5,851 lots.

Sale 117 Realises Over $3.8 Million

Monday, 30 April 2018

This sale was successful, with a clearance of 86% of lots, at 121% of estimate overall. Some sections were overwhelmingly successful against estimate, such as the Seiko watches in the twelfth session, selling at nearly double estimate overall, and the military hats and belt plates, which realised two and a half times estimate in the nineteenth and twentieth sessions.

Sale 116 Realises $3.25 Million

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

This twenty session four day and night sale of 5,570 lots was very successful with its total realised being $3.25 million at 112 percent of estimate for lots sold and a clearance rate of 85 percent of all lots. The highest priced lot went to the five shillings note illustrated on the back cover at $77,513 (lot 2686; est $70,000).

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Important dates

  • Sale 118 auction

    31, 1, 2, 3 August 2018
    Gallery Room, State Library of NSW
    Macquarie Street

  • Sale 118 viewing

    25, 26, 27, 30 July 2018
    Noble Numismatics
    169 Macquarie St

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