Polish Rarity Expected to Realize at Least $200,000 in Numisbalt Sale

Posted on 4/24/2023

The rare gold coin dates to Polish King Sigismund III Vasa's reign in the early 1600s.

An extremely rare Polish coin is among hundreds of European and world coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) that are being offered in an upcoming Numisbalt sale. Bidding is already underway for the E-Live Premium Auction, which will be held May 14, 2023.

The centerpiece of the auction is a Poland 1614 Danzig 10 Ducats graded NGC MS 60 (lot 2347), with a starting price of €200,000 (about $220,000). The obverse shows the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, Sigismund III Vasa, who reigned from 1587 to 1632. Sigismund oversaw Poland's largest territorial expansion, as he led crusades against neighboring countries. The reverse shows a pair of lions surrounding an intricate crest. This astounding historical coin, a masterpiece of the Gdansk Mint, is encapsulated in an NGC Oversize Holder.

Poland 1614 Danzig 10 Ducats graded NGC MS 60
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Other NGC-certified coins in this auction include:

  • a Russia 1817CNB OT 5 Roubles graded NGC MS 63 (lot 2539) with a starting price of €10,000 (about $11,000)
  • a Russia 1831CNB 6 Roubles graded NGC AU 55 (lot 2562) with a starting price of €10,000 (about $11,000)
  • an Austria 1908 100 Coronas graded NGC PROOF AU Details (lot 2049) with a starting price of €8,000 (about $8,800)
  • a Czechoslovakia 1929 5 Ducats graded NGC UNC Details (lot 2082) with a starting price of €8,000 (about $8,800)
  • a Russia 1889 AT 10 Roubles graded NGC AU 58 and pedigreed to the Budanitsky Collection (lot 2714) with a starting price of €8,000 (about $8,800)

Starting prices are provided by the auction house.

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