Here's the results press release for the Stephen Album Rare Coins Internet Auction 11. Nice mix of world material, bringing great prices.
Stephen Album Rare Coins held its Internet Auction 11 on August 16, 2021 at its offices in Santa
Rosa, CA. The auction vastly exceeded all expectations, with a total hammer price of $120,588
(including buyer's fees) on a middle estimate of $43,500 for 500 lots of PCGS-certified coins,
and a sell-through rate of just under 97%. A number of price records were broken (based on
auction records of coins in the same certified grade), further attesting to the strength of the
currently soaring coin market.
Many items went for multiples of their estimates, including the following (prices include buyer's
LOT 447: CHINA: SINKIANG: Republic, silver sar (tael), Dihwa (Urumqi), year 7 (1918), Y-45.2,
L&M-839, superb bold strike, much original luster, cleaned, PCGS graded UNC details.
Estimated at $500-700. Realized $5,100.
LOT 486: BRITISH INDIA: Victoria, Queen, 1837-1876, silver 2 annas, 1875(b), KM-469, S&W-
5.41, Prid-517, a lovely toned example! PCGS graded MS63. Estimated at $100-150. Realized
LOT 99: EGYPT: Fuad I, as King, 1922-1936, silver 5 piastres, 1923/AH1341, KM-336, a lovely
lightly toned example! PCGS graded MS64. Struck at the Heaton mint, Birmingham. Estimated
at $50-75. Realized $3,120.
LOT 163: GREAT BRITAIN: silver trade dollar, 1929-B, KM-T5, Prid-26, a lovely example! PCGS
graded MS63. Estimated at $200-300. Realized $1,020.
LOT 49: CYPRUS: George V, 1910-1936, AE piastre, 1927, KM-18, a superb quality example!
PCGS graded MS64 BN. Estimated at $75-100. Realized $1,020.
LOT 296: PANAMA: Republic, silver 1/4 balboa, 1934, KM-11, a wonderful quality example!
PCGS graded MS64. Estimated at $50-75. Realized $840.
Company founder Steve Album noted
Some items went for shocking prices. The market is very
strong right now. Whether it is a premier auction or an internet auction, the buyers seem to be
finding everything and providing strong competition for these items.
The firm is currently taking consignments for future internet and signature auctions.
www.stevealbum.com for more information.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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