Hundreds of PMG-certified Notes and NGC-certified Coins Offered in Mavin Auction

Posted on 4/12/2021

The April sale includes a large selection of notes and coins from Asia and elsewhere.

Mavin International is holding its Auction 57 sale, which features an array of international banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) and coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®). Located in Singapore, Mavin International serves as an Official Submission Center to NGC, NCS and PMG. Auction 57 will be held on April 17,2021 through online, telephone, fax, mail and absentee bid.

Hundreds of fascinating PMG-certified notes are being offered. One of the top lots is a colorful Malaya & British Borneo 10 Dollars Artist Rendition graded PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated NET (lot 539). This rare note has a starting bid of SG$42,000 (about $31,200 USD).

Malaya & British Borneo 10 Dollars Artist Rendition graded PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated NETClick images to enlarge.

Other PMG-certified notes in this sale include:

  • a Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1987) $10,000 graded PMG 67 Superb Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 275), with an estimate of at least SG$21,000 (about $15,600 USD)
  • a Malaya/British Administration 1941 (ND 1945) $10 graded PMG 50 About Uncirculated (lot 515), with an estimate of at least SG$16,000 (about $12,000 USD)
  • a Malaya & British Borneo 1961 $10 with a solid-4 serial number graded PMG 55 About Uncirculated 55 EPQ (lot 538), with an estimate of at least SG$16,000 (about $12,000 USD)
  • a pair of Straits Settlements/ British Administration 1914-24 $1 notes with consecutive serial numbers graded PMG 63 and 64 Choice Uncirculated (lot 563), with an estimate of at least SG$13,000 (about $9,700 USD)
  • a Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1976) $1 with a super-solid-8 serial number graded PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated (lot 234), with an estimate of at least SG$11,000 (about $8,200 USD)
  • a Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1987) $10,000 graded PMG 50 About Uncirculated (lot 276), with an estimate of at least SG$11,000 (about $8,200 USD)
  • a group of five Singapore ND (1989) Collector Series Specimens ($1, $5, $10, $50 and $100) graded PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated to PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 206), with an estimate of at least SG$9,000 (about $6,700 USD)
  • a Singapore ND (1999) $1,000 Specimen graded PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 300), with an estimate of at least SG$8,500 (about $6,300 USD)
  • a Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1972) $25 graded PMG 65 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 221), with an estimate of at least SG$7,000 (about $8,200 USD)
  • a pair of Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1967) $1 notes with consecutive serial numbers graded PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 201), with an estimate of at least SG$4,200 (about $3,100 USD)
  • a United States 1975 $100 Federal Reserve Note (Chicago) Specimen graded PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated (lot 575), with an estimate of at least SG$2,700 (about $2,000 USD)
  • a group of six Singapore ND (1976, 1977 or 1979) Specimens ($1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100 graded PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated to PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 238), with an estimate of at least SG$2,500 (about $1,800 USD)
  • a group of three Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1972) $50 notes with consecutive serial numbers graded PMG 65 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 225), with an estimate of at least SG$1,700 (about $3,100 USD)
  • a Singapore, Monetary Authority (2015) $1000 graded PMG 67 Superb Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 311), with an estimate of at least SG$1,600 (about $1,200 USD)
  • an Indonesia, Bank Indonesia 1984 10,000 Rupiah Artist’s Rendition graded PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated (lot 490), with an estimate of at least SG$1,400 (about $1,000 USD)
  • an Indonesia, Bank Indonesia ND (1984) 10,000 Rupiah Artist’s Rendition graded PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated (lot 491), with an estimate of at least SG$1,400 (about $1,000 USD)
  • a Netherlands Indies 1919-21 30 Gulden Specimen graded PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated EPQ (lot 551), with an estimate of at least SG$1,400 (about $1,000 USD)
  • a Hong Kong, Chartered Bank 1977 $500 graded PMG 50 About Uncirculated (lot 441), with an estimate of at least SG$1,300 (about $970 USD)
  • a couple of Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency ND (1972) $50 notes with consecutive serial numbers graded PMG 65 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 226), with an estimate of at least SG$1,200 (about $890 USD)
  • a couple of consecutive Singapore, Board of Commissioners of Currency (1972) $50 graded PMG 65 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 227), with an estimate of at least SG$1,200 (about $890 USD)
  • a Singapore, Monetary Authority ND (2009) $1,000 graded PMG 65 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 301), with an estimate of at least SG$1,200 (about $890 USD)
  • a Straits Settlements/British Administration 1931-34 $10 graded PMG 25 Very Fine (lot 569), with an estimate of at least SG$850 (about $630 USD)
  • a group of five Hong Kong, HK & Shanghai Banking Corp. 1982-83 $50 with consecutive serial numbers graded PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 445), with an estimate of at least SG$650 (about $480 USD)

Meanwhile, there are dozens of NGC-certified world coins in this sale. A British India, East India Company 1809 Copper Bengal Presidency Pie graded NGC PF 67 BN (lot 661) is a rare example of coinage used when the East India Company occupied India. The estimate for this high-grade lot is at least SG$7,500 (about $5,600 USD).

British India, East India Company 1809 Copper Bengal Presidency Pie graded NGC PF 67 BN
Click images to enlarge.

Other NGC-certified coins in this sale include:

  • a China 1927 Copper Dollar graded NGC MS 64 BN (lot 621), with an estimate of at least SG$3,800 (about $2,800 USD)
  • a Straits Settlements 1875W Cent graded NGC MS 64 BN (lot 754), with an estimate of at least SG$2,100 (about $1,500 USD)
  • a group of three East India Company 1791 Bombay Presidency coins (Pice, 1.5 Pice, 2 Pice) graded NGC PF 63 BN to NGC PF 65 BN (lot 658), with an estimate of at least SG$1,300 (about $970 USD)
  • a China ND (1943-44) Tael graded NGC MS 60 (lot 627), with an estimate of at least SG$1,100 (about $818 USD)
  • a Straits Settlements 1889 20 Cents graded NGC MS 64 (lot 763), with an estimate of at least SG$950 (about $700 USD)
  • an India 1794 Bombay Presidency 2 Pice graded PF 64 BN (lot 659), with an estimate of at least SG$800 (about $600 USD)
  • a Straits Settlements 1916B 20 Cents graded NGC MS 64 (lot 783), with an estimate of at least SG$700 (about $520 USD)
  • a British North Borneo 1886H Half Cent graded NGC MS 65 RD (lot 604), with an estimate of at least SG$250 (about $186 USD)

All estimates are provided by the auction house.

Related Links

  • Explore the PMG Population Reportfor information on PMG-certified banknotes worldwide.
  • Explore the NGC Census for information on NGC-certified coins worldwide.

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