Important Australian, British, World, and Ancient Coins, Banknotes, and Medals

Sale 130   26 – 29 July 2022   Dixson Room, State Library of NSW   Sydney   Catalogue   Prices Realised

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The complete set of eight Commonwealth of Australia first issue Treasury banknotes. Read more

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Proof Una and the Lion Five Sovereigns, 1839, choice deep cameo proof fully sealed brilliant fields, one of the finest known.

Realised $930,150

  • Dates & Venue
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    26, 27, 28, 29 July 2022

    Dixson Room, State Library of NSW
    Macquarie Street
    Sydney, NSW
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Sale 130 Realises over $7.25 Million

Sunday, 07 August 2022

This 5,500 lot sale was one of our largest ever and realised the most of any of our auctions since 1977. The Verene Collection of British proofs 1826-1970 realised just over $3 million (catalogue 130B), while the general sale totalled $4.2 million which included the Hunter Collection at $470 thousand.

Sale 130 Preface

Sunday, 10 July 2022

Welcome to Sale 130, our second auction for 2022. This sale is held over four days at the NSW State Library in 19 sessions covering 4926 lots, also includes a further 551 lots which are being sold online only in a timed auction ending on the Friday evening 29th July as the twentieth session.

The Verene Collection Realises Over $3 Million

Wednesday, 03 August 2022

The Verene Collection realised a total of over three million dollars on Wednesday evening, 27th July. Top price went to the Queen Victoria Una and the Lion five pounds, 1839 (lot 2563; est. $650,000) at $951,600.

Catalogue 130B: The Verene Collection

Monday, 13 June 2022

We are pleased to announce that catalogue 130B is now available for viewing online. It features the Verene Collection of British proof coins in gold, silver, and bronze 1826-1970. Please note that the general catalogue, 130A, will be available online and in print early July.

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Important dates

  • Sale 131 auction

    22, 23, 24, 25 November 2022
    Dixson Room, State Library of NSW
    Macquarie Street
    Sydney, NSW

  • Sale 131 viewing

    16, 17, 18, 21 November 2022
    Noble Numismatics
    Ground Floor, 169 Macquarie Street
    Sydney, NSW 2000

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