Their November 28 auction includes a rich offering of NGC-certified European and South American coins; online bidding is now open.
French dealers and auctioneers Maison Palombo offer a rich assortment of high-quality World coins in their upcoming Auction 8. The auction will be held at the Palais de la Bourse, Marseille, France, on Saturday, November 28, 2009. All 982 lots can be seen online at sixbid.com: Palombo Auction 8.
Nearly 400 lots included in the sale have been certified by NGC, making this one of the largest offerings of certified coins in a European auction this year. Included is the continuation of the collection of Monsieur le Chanoine Léon Matagne. Numismatic author and one of the founding members of the European Numismatic Alliance, Matagne assembled an important collection of Belgian coins and a number of elusive patterns from his collection are featured in the sale. Several important South American coins from the Caballero de las Yndias collection are offered, and, as with previous Palombo sales, there is an extensive group of exceptional quality French coins.
Selected highlights (click on image for more detail on the lot):
Lot 158. FRANCE. Double écu d'or, 1639, Avignon, NGC AU 55.
Lot 199. FRANCE. 1/2 louis d’or, 1641/0A, NGC MS 62.
Lot 587. GERMANY. 2 franks, 1808J, NGC MS 64.
Lot 749. ECUADOR. 8 escudos, 1843 MV, Quito, NGC AU 58. Caballero de las Ynidas.
Lot 845. MEXICO. 8 escudos, 1761Mo MM, Order on Chest, NGC AU 55. Caballero de las Ynidas.