NGC-certified Medieval French Coin Is the Pièce de Résistance of a December Auction

Posted on 11/22/2021

The sale includes a variety of coins graded by NGC from ancient to modern times.

A dazzling French gold coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) is the centerpiece in an upcoming sale by CGB Numismatique Paris. The Official Submission Center for NGC also known as has opened bidding for its Live Auction, which will end on December 7, 2021.

The top lot in the sale is a France (1328-50) 1 Couronne d’or Philippe VI graded NGC MS 65 (lot 677684), with an estimate of €75,000 (about $84,800). Minted during the reign of King Philip VI, who ruled France from 1328 to 1350, the coin’s design reflects the relationship between royalty and religion, with a crown on the obverse and a cross on the reverse. This particular coin is the higher graded of the two examples in the NGC Census.

France (1328-50) 1 Couronne d’or graded NGC MS 65
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Other NGC-certified highlights in the sale include:

  • a Roman Empire, Probus (A.D. 276-282) Gold Aureus graded NGC Ancients AU★, 5/5 Strike and 5/5 Surface (lot 681203), with an estimate of €35,000 (about $39,600)
  • a France (1328-50) 1 Lion d’or graded NGC MS 64 (lot 677586), with an estimate of €25,000 (about $28,300)
  • a France (1328-50) Double Royal d’or graded NGC MS 62 (lot 677692), with an estimate of €18,000 (about $20,400)
  • a France (1328-50) Ange d’or graded NGC MS 64+ (lot 677723), with an estimate of €17,000 (about $19,200)
  • a France (1328-50) Ange d’or graded NGC MS 63 (lot 677722), with an estimate of €16,000 (about $18,100)
  • a France (1328-50) Ange d’or graded NGC MS 63 (lot 677726), with an estimate of €16,000 (about $18,100)
  • an Attica, Athens circa 510/500-480 B.C. Silver Tetradrachm graded NGC Ancients XF, 3/5 Strike and 4/5 Surface (lot 662345), with an estimate €15,000 (about $17,000)
  • a France (1328-50) 1 P’or graded NGC MS 64 (lot 677587), with an estimate of €13,000 (about $14,700)

All starting prices are provided by the auction house. All dollar amounts are US Dollars.

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