Rare world coins to be tendered in online auction May 20
NEW YORK – Nearly 350 lots of collectible coins are offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will take place Wednesday, May 20. The diversity of this auction is revealed with coins from the United States, Denmark, Korea, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Australia and beyond. Absentee and Internet live bidding is provided exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.
One of the top lots in the auction is from ancient Persia, a rare Kingdom of Vadfrad; ad I 3-early 2 cents (above). The head of Vadfradad (Autophradates) I, wearing a kyrbasia, is depicted on the obverse. The Fire Temple of Ahura-Mazda is the central image on the reverse. The coin is struck in sculptural high relief and attractively toned. It is expected to sell for $2,500-$3,000.
A large 1707 Papal States silver piastra pictures Pope Clement XI, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church from 1700-1721. This rare coin has a $1,000-$1,200 estimate.
Traversing across the Alps, a rare 1924 G Germany silver 3 marks coin in brilliant uncirculated condition is estimated at $500-$600.
Bidding on a rare 1930 F Germany large silver 5 marks Zeppelin coin should reach $350-$400. This uncirculated coin pictures the Graf Zeppelin airship on the obverse.
Commemoratives include a scarce 1979 China silver proof 35 Y UNISEF coin valued at $600-$700.
The Jasper52 Exclusive World Coin Sale will be conducted Wednesday, May 20, beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern time.
View top auction results on LiveAuctioneers here: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/pages/recent-auction-sales/