Greek Rarities Certified by NGC Featured in A. Karamitsos Sale

Posted on 7/28/2022

Greek coins are in the spotlight at the September auction.

Hundreds of historic coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) are featured in an upcoming sale presented by renowned Greece-based auction house A. Karamitsos. Online bidding for Auction 698 (Part A and Part B) is already underway, with the sale concluding Sept. 11, 2022.


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Leading the sale is a Greece 1840 2 Lepta with a Royal coat of arms and the inscription "ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ" (“Kingdom of Greece”). It dates to the rule of the Otto, the first king of Greece, who had moved the capital to Athens just a few years earlier. This coin is graded NGC MS 62 BN (Part One, lot 6059) with a starting price of €6,000 or about $6,000.

Other highlights certified by NGC include:

  • a Greece 1847 5 Lepta graded NGC MS 65 BN (Part A, lot 6066) with a starting price of €5,000 (about $5,000)
  • a Greece 1847 10 Lepta graded NGC MS 64 BN (Part A, lot 6067) with a starting price of €3,500 (about $3,500)
  • a Greece 1846 Lepton graded NGC MS 64 BN (Part A, lot 6064) with a starting price of €3,000 (about $3,000)
  • a Greece 1851 5 Drachmas graded NGC XF 45 (Part A, lot 6071) with a starting price of €3,000 (about $3,000)
  • a Greece 1828 Lepton graded NGC MS 62 BN (Part A, lot 6007) with a starting price of €2,500 (about $2,500)
  • an Ionian Islands 1819 2 Obols graded NGC PF 63 BN (Part A, lot 6333) with a starting price of €1,900 (about $1,900)
  • a Greece 1828 Phoenix graded NGC MS 61 (Part A, lot 6016) with a starting price of €1,700 (about $1,700)
  • a Greece 1836 2 Lepta graded NGC XF 40 BN (Part A, lot 6055) with a starting price of €1,700 (about $1,700)
  • a Greece 1967 (1970) Gold 100 Drachmas graded NGC MS 67 (Part A, lot 6179) with a starting price of €1,550 (about $1,550)
  • a Greece 1828 10 Lepta graded NGC MS 63 BN (Part A, lot 6014) with a starting price of €1,500 (about $1,500)
  • a US 2012-W $50 Gold Buffalo graded NGC PF 69 Ultra Cameo (Part B, lot 6907) with a starting price of €1,300 (about $1,300)

All starting prices are provided by the auction house. The $ symbol represents US Dollars.


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