NGC-certified British and Czechoslovakian Rarities Star in Stack's Bowers Auction

Posted on 8/5/2022

The summer sale features certified coins from Great Britain, Czechoslovakia, India, Russia, and Bohemia.

Great rarities from Great Britain and Czechoslovakia are among hundreds of world coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) that are featured in a Stack’s Bowers auction. Bidding is already underway for The Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction Session A and Session C, which will be held on August 22 and 24, 2022.

The top coin is a Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion 5 Sovereign graded NGC PF 64 (Session C, lot 32114). Coins featuring the Una and the Lion design are treasured by collectors of British coins because of their impressive design depicting the young Queen Victoria. This beautiful example is estimated at $300,000 to $600,000.

Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion 5 Sovereign graded NGC PF 64
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Meanwhile, the auction features some great rarities from Czechoslovakia, including a 1938 5 Ducats. Only 56 of the 1938 5 Ducat pieces were minted, of which a dozen were sold to private collectors. It is graded NGC MS 66 (Session A, lot 30036) and has an estimate of $200,000 to $300,000.

Czechoslovakia 1938 5 Ducats graded MGC MS 66
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Of similar rarity is the Czechoslovakia 1938 10 Ducats, of which only 192 were struck and only 20 sold to collectors. Like the corresponding 5 Ducats from this year, only four examples are known to have been certified. Graded NGC MS 67, this coin (session A, lot 30014) has an estimate of $150,000 to $300,000.

Czechoslovakia 1938 10 Ducats graded NGC MS 67
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Other NGC-certified highlights include:

  • a Great Britain 1692 5 Guineas graded NGC MS 63 (Session C, lot 32061), with an estimate of $150,000 to $250,000
  • a Czechoslovakia 1951 10 Ducats graded NGC MS 64 (Session A, lot 30015), with an estimate of $100,000 to $200,000
  • a Czechoslovakia 1938 Ducat graded NGC MS 63 (Session A, lot 30105), with an estimate of $75,000 to $125,000
  • an India 1835.(C) 2 Mohurs Restrike graded NGC PF 65 Ultra Cameo (Session A, lot 30476) with an estimate of $70,000 to $100,000
  • a Czechoslovakia 1930 10 Ducats graded NGC MS 65 (Session A, lot 30005), with an estimate of $60,000 to $100,000
  • a Russia 1836 Imperial Family 1.5 Rubles graded NGC MS 60 (Session A, lot 30680), with an estimate of $70,000 to $90,000
  • a Czechoslovakia 1951 2 Ducats graded NGC MS 67 (Session A, lot 30072), with an estimate of $60,000 to $80,000
  • a Bohemia 1636 Prague 10 Ducats graded NGC XF Details (Session A, lot 30321), with an estimate of $40,000 to $60,000
  • a Great Britain 1893 5 Sovereign graded NGC PF 63+ Ultra Cameo (Session C, lot 32122), with an estimate of $40,000 to $60,000

The $ symbol represents US Dollars.


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