A 2001 ASEAN Achievement Millennium Award Gold Proof Medallion with images of Lee Kuan Yew and Tun Mahathir side by side is one of the highlight for Collectibles Auction Asia (CAA) Auction 10/2017. CAA Auction 10 will held at Landmark Village Hotel, Singapore on 7th October 2017.
The ASEAN Achievement Millennium Award was given by the ASEAN Business Forum, a group of business leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on 10 September 2001. In connection with the awards, the ASEAN Business Forum and another business group, the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute, commissioned the Singapore Mint to produce 199 gold medallion.
Lee Kuan Yew, like Dr Mahathir has always been reluctant to have his image appear on statues, money or memorabilia. The medallions are the first such items to bear his likeness. Bidding price for lot 0436 start at SGD8,000 and maximum estimate price is SGD15,000.
Another main highlight for the auction is a British North Borneo undated Silver Dollar. There is no information that we can found about this coin so far and this is the first time we have seen a British North Borneo Silver Dollar coin. Bidding price for lot 0382 start at SGD2,500 and maximum estimate price is SGD3,000.
1917 Straits Settlements 25 Cents Emergency Issue banknote is another highlight for Collectibles Auction Asia Auction 10. In 1913, the Government of Straits Settlements issue Emergency Banknote with face values of 10 and 25 cents via The Legal Tender Enactment 1913 and Amendment Enactment 1917. During that time, everyone is having silver shortage, coins are melted because the intrinsic value of the metal exceed the face value. The note (lot 0656) show the signature of the Honorary Mr. Hayes Marriot then acting Treasurer graded by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) PMG 64 EPQ and estimate to sell for SGD8,000.
For coupons, a 3 gallons Petrol Ration coupons (lot 0734) and a 4 gallons Petrol Ration coupons are offered in this auction. According to Master Sifu Saran Singh book, The Encyclopedia of Dry Rubber Export Coupons, Petrol Ration coupons introduced in early 1941 because there was an acute shortage of petrol in Malaya and Singapore.
Malaya 3 Gallons Petrol Ration Coupons 1st series, September 1941, Specimen block of 4 for 3 Gallons petrol, size: 48mm x 42mm, twice grey “Specimen” on face, Black no. A012555 on back, for Private Motor Car and Motor Cycle. Saran Singh PRC3. Bidding price for lot 0734 start at SGD2,400 and maximum estimate price is SGD3,000.
Malaya 4 Gallons Petrol Ration Coupons 1st series, September 1941, Specimen block of 4 for 4 Gallons petrol, twice blue “Specimen” on face only, size: 48mm x 42mm, uniface, for Goods Vehicle and Public Service Vehicles (Lorries, Busses & Hire Cars). Bidding price for lot 0735 start at SGD2,400 and maximum estimate price is SGD3,000.
3 pieces of Specimen Malaysia banknote 5th series signed by Gabenor Aziz Taha will be offered with a starting price of SGD32,000 and maximum estimate price is SGD45,000. The specimen set consist of a 10 Ringgit banknote with serial number PA0000000 PCGS 68 PPQ; 50 Ringgit banknote with serial number VF0000000 PCGS 67 PPQ; 100 Ringgit banknote with serial number ZB0000000 PCGS 66 PPQ. All Specimen No.001.
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