NGC-Certified Russian Coins Featured in UBS Auction 83

Posted on 8/18/2009

A select group of NGC-certified coins will appear in the semi-annual UBS sale.

UBS Auction 83, to be held in Zurich on September 8-10 2009, features exceptional ancient and world coins including a small group of Russian coins that have been certified by NGC. Among the NGC-certified highlights are a popular commemorative 1841 ‘Wedding’ Rouble and a 1902 Gold 37.5 Rouble – the largest gold coin of the era and one of only 225 minted.

UBS holds two major auctions each year in Basel and Zurich. The present sale includes over 3,800 lots and is available for viewing between August 24 and September 7, 2009 at UBS Zurich office. The sale will be conducted September 8 through 10 at the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich. Information regarding the sale including an online catalog can be seen on their website at www.ubs.com/numismatics.

Featured Lots (click image to enlarge)

Lot 2562. RUSSIA 37 ½ Rouble 1902, St. Petersburg. NGC MS61.

Lot 2520. RUSSIA Rouble Royal Marriage 1841 St. Petersburg. NGC MS62.

Lot 2472. RUSSIA Jefimok Counterstamp (1655). NGC VF25.