Austrian Coin Certified by NGC Tops Upcoming Künker Sale

Posted on 5/24/2023

The 17th century rarity leads the June 20-22 auction, with a starting price in the six figures.

An Austrian coin showing Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II, and certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®), is expected to realize six figures in an upcoming sale. Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel's Auction 387 will be held on June 20-22, 2023.

The top highlights in the auction include an Austria 1632 10 Ducat graded NGC AU Details (lot 293) with a starting price of €100,000 (about $108,000). This coin’s obverse shows Ferdinand II, who was Holy Roman Emperor from 1619 to 1637. The reverse of the extremely rare coin features the name and arms of Carinthia, a region in southern Austria that was part of the domain of Ferdinand II.

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Other NGC-certified coins in this auction include:

  • a Great Britain 1777 Gold Pattern 2 Guineas graded NGC PF 63 Cameo (lot 123) with a starting price of €80,000 (about $86,500)
  • a Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion 5 Sovereign graded NGC PF 61 Cameo (lot 127) with a starting price of €80,000 (about $86,500)
  • an Austria (1626) Hall 7.5 Ducat graded NGC AU 55 (lot 294) with a starting price of €80,000 (about $86,500)
  • a China 1910 Plain Edge 25 Cents graded NGC PF 65 Cameo (lot 754) with a starting price of €60,000 (about $65,000)
  • an Austria 1846 Vienna Franz I Monument Gold Medal graded NGC MS 61 (lot 311) with a starting price of €28,000 (about $30,000)
  • a China 1910 10 Cents graded NGC PF 64 (lot 755) with a starting price of €20,000 (about $22,000)
  • a Greece 1876A 50 Drachmai graded NGC MS 61 (lot 116) with a starting price of €16,000 (about $17,000)
  • a Germany 1848 F Saxony 10 Talers graded NGC MS 62+ PL (lot 480) with a starting price of €16,000 (about $17,000)

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

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