On Monday 27th September Harmers of London, in conjunction with Coinex 2021, will launch its Coins, Medals and Banknotes auction with 782 impressive lots that represent nearly 2500 years of world history. The catalogue contains a nice collection of Electrum Stater from Cyzicus (from lot 12 to lot 27) and, about Greek coins, a wonderful sample of gold Oktadrachm of Arsinoe II (estimate £ 16,000-20,000). Many important issues in the Roman coins chapter: a selection of Roman Republican Denars and beautiful Roman Aureus including examples from Pertinax (estimate £12,000-15,000) and Helena, mother of Constantine I (estimate £8,000-12,000). These ancient coins will sit alongside fine examples of prestigious international and British coins, such as a 1762 Catherine the Great Gold 10 Rouble for Moscow (estimate £ 20,000-30,000), a 1820 George III Gold Proof Pattern 2 Pounds (estimate £ 20,000-30,000) and a 1825 George IV Gold Proof Pattern 2 Pounds (estimate £ 20,000-30,000). The star lot will be an extremely rare 1926 Vittorio Emanuele III Gold Set of 4 Coins (from 10 Lire to 100 Lire), only 40 of these sets were struck (estimate £ 125,000-175,000).
The viewing of lots will take place at Harmers of London’s head office at 60 St. James’s Street, London, SW1A 1LE from Monday, From Monday 13 to Friday 17 September and from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September 2021, from 10 am to 6 pm. By appointment only. Friday 24 and Saturday 25 September, upon request, at Coinex.