Thursday, April 2, 2015

2 Malaysia Specimen coins in CAA Auction

2 Malaysia Specimen coins will be offered by Collectibles Auction Asia (CAA) in their 5th Auction held on Saturday 18-4-2015 at Singapore, Victoria Street, Landmark Village Hotel. 1 sen 1968 (lot 375) graded SP64RD by PCGS and estimated at SGD7,000 – SGD10,000. Another one is a 20 sen 1968 graded SP66 by NGC and estimate at SGD8,000 – SGD12,000.

Specimen coin

There is no further description provided by CAA about the specimen coins.

1108 lots of modern coins, banknotes, ancient coins, gold coins, tin coins and JIM banknotes are offered in Collectibles Auction Asia 5/2015. If you remember, CAA is the auction house which has been repeatedly break the record for Malaysia Most Expensive Coin sold in Auction. last year, a 50 sen 1969 Milled Edge sold RM81,846 in their auction.

Just a few of the other highlights of this auction:

Lot 181: 1786 Penang Copper Pice, East India Company, SS-12.
Penang Pice
Penang, 1786, Copper Pice, East India Company, SS-12, PR-5, NGC VF 35 BN
Estimate: SGD300 – SGD400

Lot 183: Brunei Brass Cannon
Brunei Brass Cannon. These 19th to the beginning of the 20th Century Brunei brass cannons were extensively used in wedding ceremonies, also used for trading purpose, barter of goods and the payment of fines against offences between communities. These cannons also act as decorations on boat plying various rivers as symbols of wealth. Length 320mm,width 140mm and high 135mm,the native and the Meriam is mounted on a brass Crocodile and carriage with four wheels.
Estimate: SGD2,000 – SGD3,500

Lot 184: Johor Mas
Johor Mas
Johor Mas, 1527/28-1564, Gold, SS1, 2.49gm, 16mm, VF/RRRR, obv: Sultan Alauddin, Rev: Khalifatul Muminin (Ruler of Faithful)
Estimate: SGD1,300 – SGD2,500

Lot 204: Malaya, Company Token, Kong Hock Kongsi, 5 Pc
Kong Hock Kongsi
Malaya, Company Token, Kong Hock Kongsi, 2; 5; 10; 50 cent. 5pcs. VF
Estimate: SGD180 – SGD300

Lot 205: Malaya / Kamunting Perak Wah Hing Gambing Tokens, 6pcs
Wah Hing
Malaya / Kamunting Perak Wah Hing Gambing Tokens, Aluminum Cent x2; 2 ½ c x1; Brass 10c; 50c; Copper $1. Total 6pcs.
Estimate: SGD300 – SGD500

Lot 277: 1875, Copper cent, NGC MS 62 BN
1875 1 cent
Straits Settlements, 1875, Copper cent, NGC MS 62 BN (population 1/3).
Estimate: SGD1,200 – SGD2,000

Lot 351: BNM 1967 new coin set
1967 coincard
Malaysia, 1967, C-N, 1 sen ~ 50 sen, UNC set in plastic wallet by Bank Negara Malaysia, Mintage 10000 sets
Estimate: SGD200 – SGD300

Lot 364: Malaysia, 1976, Bronze Sen, NGC 65 RD
1976 Bronze 1 Sen
Malaysia, 1976, Bronze Sen, NGC 65 RD (about 100pcs exist)
Estimate: SGD1,500 – SGD2,500

A Buyer's premium of 15% will be added to hammer price for each lot to all succesful bids. Lots sold though "" are subjected to an additional 3% Buyer's Premium (18% in total). All Shipping, handling and insurance charges will be paid by Buyer.