Stephen Album Rare Coins | Auction 44

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
Session A | 09:00 PDT | Lots 1-311 | Ancient & Islamic Part I
Session B | 14:00 PDT | Lots 312-861 | Islamic Part II & India
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022
Session C | 09:00 PDT | Lots 862-1208 | China & World Coins - Asia & Middle-East
Session D | 14:30 PDT | Lots 1209-1730 | World Coins - Europe, Africa, Americas, Pacific, Ethnographic
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2022
Session E | 10:00 PDT | Lots 1731-2640 | Internet - Single Lots
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022
Session F | 10:00 PDT | Lots 2641-3250 | Internet - Group Lots
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: boar tusk necklace (1298g), EF1709 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: boar tusk necklace (1298g), EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: boar tusk necklace (1298g), Opitz p.86 (plate example), comprising 42 tusks fastened onto an oval frame ca. 43.5 x 29cm (17" ...
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Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (550.00 + 110.00) = 660.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: bone dagger (188.66g), EF1710 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: bone dagger (188.66g), EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: bone dagger (188.66g), Opitz p.128 (plate example), 392mm, made from sharpened cassowary bone, handle etched with human figure, a ve
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (550.00 + 110.00) = 660.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: ceremonial stone axe (2021g), EF1711 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: ceremonial stone axe (2021g), EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: ceremonial stone axe (2021g), Opitz (2011) p.29 (plate example), ca. 66.5 x 58cm, comprising a greenstone blade affixed to a protrud
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: doga necklace, VF-EF1712 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: doga necklace, VF-EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: doga necklace, Opitz p.134, ca. 43cm in length, comprising a woven necklace with a large cowry shell and hundreds of small discs, at
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: doga necklace, EF1713 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: doga necklace, EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: doga necklace, Opitz p.134 (plate example), comprising a woven necklace with a large cowry shell and several discs, attached at the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) = 216.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: kina shell (262.71g), Choice VF1714 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: kina shell (262.71g), Choice VF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: kina shell (262.71g), Opitz p.178 (plate example), 24 x 17cm, crescent-shaped gold lip shell, decorated on the front with crosshatch
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) = 168.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: kina shell money (412.14g), VF-EF1715 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: kina shell money (412.14g), VF-EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: kina shell money (412.14g), Opitz p.176-79, 21 x 19.5cm, made from pearl oyster shell with woven neck band coated with red ochre pow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 2 kina shell monies1716 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 2 kina shell monies
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 2 kina shell monies, Opitz p.176-79, measuring ca. 22.5 x 18.5cm (396g) and 23 x 20cm (321g) respectively, made from pearl oy
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) = 204.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 3 breast ornaments1717 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 3 breast ornaments
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 3 breast ornaments, including two examples of omak, one with 41 sticks and very old (Opitz p.245 plate example), the other wi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) = 144.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 5 stone tools1718 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 5 stone tools
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: LOT of 5 stone tools, including 4 axeheads (incl. 2 from Opitz 2011 p.27), from 7cm to 12cm-long, and a 10cm-wide disc-shaped stone
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: mwali arm shell ring (313.69g), Choice VF1719 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: mwali arm shell ring (313.69g), Choice VF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: mwali arm shell ring (313.69g), Opitz p.233 (plate example), also known as toea, comprising a large cross section of the conus shell
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: mwali arm shell ring (847g), Choice VF1720 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: mwali arm shell ring (847g), Choice VF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: mwali arm shell ring (847g), Opitz p.233, also known as toea, comprising a large cross section of the conus shell (96mm wide, ca. 60
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: New Britain, mokmok necklace (122.49g), VF-EF1721 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: New Britain, mokmok necklace (122.49g), VF-EF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: New Britain, mokmok necklace (122.49g), Opitz (2011) p.363, comprising a 62mm-wide stone disc threaded with a ca. 115cm-long string
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Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) = 450.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: stone axe (1144g), Choice VF1722 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: stone axe (1144g), Choice VF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: stone axe (1144g), Opitz p.23 (plate example), ca. 54 x 55.5cm, comprising a greenstone blade affixed to a protruding wooden butt an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) = 216.00
 
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: tusk and shell ornament (368.62g), Choice VF1723 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA: tusk and shell ornament (368.62g), Choice VF
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA: tusk and shell ornament (368.62g), Opitz p.72 (plate example), comprising a 48 x 6cm woven band adorned with dozens of large nassa s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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SOLOMON ISLANDS: fossilized shell armlet (397.13g), EF1724 - SOLOMON ISLANDS: fossilized shell armlet (397.13g), EF
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SOLOMON ISLANDS: fossilized shell armlet (397.13g), Opitz p.260 (plate example), known locally as poata, 121mm x 18mm, made from the fossilized shell
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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SOLOMON ISLANDS: Malaita Island, dafi shell ornament, Choice VF1725 - SOLOMON ISLANDS: Malaita Island, dafi shell ornament, Choice VF
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SOLOMON ISLANDS: Malaita Island, dafi shell ornament, Opitz p.127 (plate example), comprising a crescent-shaped golden pearl shell (212 x 65mm), attac
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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SOLOMON ISLANDS: Santa Cruz Islands, feather coil money (2947g), VF1726 - SOLOMON ISLANDS: Santa Cruz Islands, feather coil money (2947g), VF
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SOLOMON ISLANDS: Santa Cruz Islands, feather coil money (2947g), Opitz p.142-143, Knox p.50, ca. 8m (26'-3") long and 5cm wide (2"), r...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) = 1,200.00
 
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SOUTH EAST ASIA: LOT of 14 earrings1727 - SOUTH EAST ASIA: LOT of 14 earrings
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SOUTH EAST ASIA: LOT of 14 earrings, Opitz p.137-139 (some plate examples), a very interesting group including 2 silver from Thailand, 4 silver from T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) = 228.00
 
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TIBET: beaded leather belt, VF-EF1728 - TIBET: beaded leather belt, VF-EF
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TIBET: beaded leather belt, 98 x 7.5cm, comprising a 50cm-long main portion made from black cloth, fitted with a diamond-shaped brass plaque and two r
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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UNITED STATES: wampum beads (130.12g), VF-EF1729 - UNITED STATES: wampum beads (130.12g), VF-EF
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UNITED STATES: wampum beads (130.12g), Opitz p.365-374, comprising 3 strings of beads (each ca. 70cm long) with hundreds of white shell discs, intersp
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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WORLDWIDE: LOT of 7 shell monies1730 - WORLDWIDE: LOT of 7 shell monies
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WORLDWIDE: LOT of 7 shell monies, a very interesting selection from around the world, including Papua New Guinea: a set of 4 types of shell money (lol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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