Sedwick Subasta 24

Las subastas de Daniel Sedwick son específicas de naufragios, con sus correspondientes interesantes historias  https://www.sedwickcoins.com/shipwreck_histories.htm  Estas historias suelen estar incluídas en las primeras páginas de sus catálogos   https://www.sedwickcoins.com/archive.htm

Pero a lo que íbamos…Siempre es interesante repasar anteriores subastas para suponer por donde “van a ir los tiros”. He seleccionado algunos lotes, más o menos a voleo

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Session II, Lot 272

Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida
Lot of three Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer D (where visible), Grade 3, with HRC replacement certificates.
Lot of three Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer D (where visible), Grade 3, with HRC replacement certificates. 23.28, 17.91 and 13.65 grams. Generally good shields and crosses despite varying degrees of edge-loss from corrosion. With Fisher tags and HRC replacement certificates #159688, 159683 and 207280. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida

Estimate: 600 USD   |   Starting price: 480 USD

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Session II, Lot 410

Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650O, with THREE crowned countermarks (two T’s on shield, one script-P on cross), extremely rare.
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650O, with THREE crowned countermarks (two T’s on shield, one script-P on cross), extremely rare. S-P35; KM-19b; CT-509. 18.49 grams. Two impressively clear T countermarks (one 100% full) on a well-detailed shield with full P-O and 😯 to sides, also full but doubled date on other side (variety with dots between digits) that features a nearly full script-P countermark, the whole coin thin from corrosion and with edge-split but nicely toned. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador

Estimate: 350 USD   |   Starting price: 350 USD

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Session II, Lot 573

Spanish 1733 Fleet, Florida Keys
Mexico City, Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1733F, ex-Coffins Patch.
Mexico City, Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1733F, ex-Coffins Patch. KM-103; CT-775. 26.42 grams. Really beautiful for a shipwreck coin, with bold full AU details enhanced by contrasting toning on fields and the barest trace of surface corrosion all over, great combination of attractive design and strike and preservation. From the “Coffins Patch” site, with certificate from the salvager, pedigreed to our Auction #6, with original lot-tag #492. Recovered from: Spanish 1733 Fleet, Florida Keys

Estimate: 1’000 USD   |   Starting price: 800 USD

Session II, Lot 592

Reijgersdaal, sunk in 1747 off South Africa
Mexico City, Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1742MF.
Mexico City, Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1742MF. KM-103; CT-793. 26.66 grams. Lovely UNC details enhanced by beautifully toned fields, faint trace of corrosion near pillars-side rim only. Pedigreed to our Auction #6, with original lot-tag #559. Recovered from: Reijgersdaal, sunk in 1747 off South Africa

Estimate: 300 USD   |   Starting price: 240 USD

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Session II, Lot 619

Cazador, sunk in 1784 off New Orleans
Large clump of 73(+/-) Spanish colonial bust 8 reales of Charles III (one loose).
Large clump of 73(+/-) Spanish colonial bust 8 reales of Charles III (one loose). 1820 grams total; roughly 4″ x 3-1/2″ x 3″. Massive conglomeration of several short stacks of coins at all angles, totally uncleaned and with predominant colors of green, gray, tan and white, including a few small oyster shells and worms, a very natural, attractive and impressive display. Big clumps like this are rarely encountered due to the irresistible urge to take such things apart to look for rarities! Recovered from: Cazador, sunk in 1784 off New Orleans

Estimate: 5’000 USD   |   Starting price: 5’000 USD

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Session IV, Lot 1266

Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia (French or British), 6 livres 15 sous, “S.Lucie” incuse countermark (1813) on obverse of parallel-cut Spanish colonial bust 8 reales dated 1799, NGC VF details / scratches (tag only).
Saint Lucia (French or British), 6 livres 15 sous, “S.Lucie” incuse countermark (1813) on obverse of parallel-cut Spanish colonial bust 8 reales dated 1799, NGC VF details / scratches (tag only). KM-10.2; Pridmore-9. 15.34 grams. Beginning on Jan. 20, 1813, cut 8 reales were authorized for circulation as money on the island. The act specified that the cut pieces must be cut vertically along the pillars, leaving the shield in center intact. Such cut coinage circulated until Aug. 1, 1851, when the majority of issued pieces was redeemed. Countermark is a deeply impressed XF with host coin VF, edge bump at lower right, some old scratches on reverse now toned over. NGC #2801284-007 (tag only)

Estimate: 700 USD   |   Starting price: 550 USD

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Session VII, Lot 1896

Sabina, sunk in 1842 off South Africa
Lot of ten Spanish colonial bust 8 reales, various mints and periods.
Lot of ten Spanish colonial bust 8 reales, various mints and periods. 204.53 grams total. Nice mix of dates and mints including a Santiago, Chile, 1816FJ and two Durango-minted War for Independence issues. All corroded and polished but with visible dates and mintmarks, some with assayers visible. With generic certificates from the salvagers. Recovered from: Sabina, sunk in 1842 off South Africa

Estimate: 300 USD   |   Starting price: 240 USD

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