NGC-certified Straits Settlements Set Among Highlights of Spink Auction

Posted on 1/26/2021

Rare coins linked to the British colony in Asia are featured in a January Spink auction.

A set of rare coins from the Straits Settlements in Southeast Asia that Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) certified are among the highlights of a Spink sale. Bidding is now open for the auction, which takes place on January 30, 2021.

The three-coin Straits Settlements 1882H Specimen Set, with each coin graded NGC SP 66, has an estimate of HK$250,000 to HK$350,000 (about $32,000 to $45,000 USD). The 5 Cents, 10 Cents and 20 Cents are pedigreed to the William Barrett Collection. Each coin shows Queen Victoria on the obverse and the denomination and STRAITS SETTLEMENTS on the reverse. At the time, the Straits Settlements consisted of Singapore and three other nearby British settlements.

Straits Settlements 1882H 5, 10 and 20 Cents, all graded NGC SP 66 and pedigreed to the William Barrett Collection.
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Other NGC-certified highlights include:

To view all the lots in the auction, click here. Collectors who wish to view relevant Pridmore catalogue pages and rotational images of the auction's coins may click here.

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