Here's the announcement for the November 2022 internet auction from Stephen Album Rare Coins.
Stephen Album Rare Coins will hold its Internet Auction 18 at its offices in Santa Rosa, California on November 7-8,
2022. Internet pre-bidding has already begun and can be accessed through the auction house's website. The
Auction is made up of 2000 lots of coins from all categories and time periods. There is a wide range of value in the
sale including items from $50 all the way up to $12,000 for a rare British Indian rupee dated 1939. Additional
highlights include rare proofs of British India, difficult to find medieval Islamic rarities as well as general worldwide
A-Z collector coins in choice condition.
Some highlights of the sale follow:
BRITISH INDIA: George VI, 1936-1947, AR rupee, 1939(b), KM-555, small lamination error on obverse, a lustrous
attractive example of a very rare date! NGC graded AU58
$10,000 to $12,000
BRITISH INDIA: Victoria, Empress, 1876-1901, AR ½ rupee, 1897-B, KM-491, hint of 7/6 overdate, a lovely early
restrike quality example! NGC graded Proof 63, ex David Fore Collection
$2,400 to $2,600
BRITISH INDIA: George VI, 1936-1947, AR rupee, 1938(c), KM-555, an attractive lustrous proof restrike example!
NGC graded Proof 61
$2,200 to $2,400
KIAUCHAU: 10 pfennig, ND (1910), Menzel-4287.1.2, nickel-plated brass token, uniformed bust of Friedrich
Wilhelm Voigt, the "Captain of Köpenick", facing forward // initials P.H. at center, WERT-MARKE 10 PFG. around,
light oxidation spots, AU
$400 to $600
Per Wikipedia, Voigt was was a German impostor who, in 1906, masqueraded as a Prussian military officer, rounded up a number of soldiers under his "command", and "confiscated" more than 4,000 marks from a municipal treasury. Although he served two years in prison, he became a folk hero as "the Captain of Köpenick".
FUKIEN: Republic, AR 20 cents, CD1923, Y-381, L&M-304, Flags of the Xinhai Revolution; Wuchang Uprising, Five-
colored and Tongmenghui flags, a wonderful mint state example! PCGS graded MS64
$300 to $400
TURKEY: Abdul Aziz, 1861-1876, AR 20 kurush, Kostantiniye, AH1277 year 7, KM-693, a lovely lustrous example!
PCGS graded MS63
$300 to $500
FRANCE: Philippe III, 1270-1285, AR gros tournois (4.1g), ND, Duplessy-202, Ciani-188, central cross within inner
circle with PhILIPVS REX around, all within second circle with +BNDICTV SIT NOME DNI nRI DEI HV XPI around //
+TVRONVS CIVIS around building, all within inner circle with 12 lis around, bold strike, absolutely lovely toning, a
likely candidate for upgrade to mint state, NGC graded AU58
$250 to $350
The firm is now taking consignments for future internet and premier sales. More information can be found on their
To read the Wikipedia article on Voigt, see:
Wayne Homren, Editor
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