Past Auction

Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps

Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 2pm EDT |
New York
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Featuring the Dr. Al Collection of Gold Coins

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  • Auction of Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps on October 22, 2019
  • Featuring the Dr. Al Collection of Gold Coins
  • Exceptionally Strong 98% Sold by Lot and 100% Sold by Value

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle's auction of Coins, Bank Notes and Postage Stamps on October 22, 2019 saw strong competition for United States and World coins, bank notes, and stamps, including many rarities, from a number of prominent collections and estates.

With competitive bidding in the salesroom, on the telephones, and via the Internet the auction totaled $885,750, surpassing its estimate of $670,550-842,750, with an exceptionally strong 98% sold by lot and 100% sold by value.

The Dr. Al Collection of Gold Coins

Doyle was honored to auction The “Dr. Al” Collection of Gold Coins as a feature of the sale of Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps. This remarkable and extensive collection was highlighted by stellar examples of the United States Liberty Head and St. Gaudens Double Eagle Series.  Read More

The Richard Ruppel Collection of Postage Stamps

Highlighting the philatelic section of the sale was the Collection of Richard Ruppel. A World Wide collection in seven Scott Specialty albums sold strongly for $7,200, exceeding its 3,000-5,000 estimate. An outstanding Germany and Area collection of issues from the 1870s through to 1969, mint and used in six Leuchtturm albums, sold for $5,700 against a $5,000-7,000 estimate. A large group of World Wide flight covers, featuring about 350 predominately German Zeppelin or catapult flights, soared past its estimate of $900-1,200 to fetch $4,500.

Bank Notes

The currency in the sale featured a group of nineteen United States $3 obsolete bank notes of the Southern States that sold for $1,560, far over its estimate of $400-600. The lot offered Very Good to Uncirculated examples from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, North. Carolina and Tennessee


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  • Estate of Evelyn Davis, Washington DC, Sold for the Benefit of St. Albans Episcopal Church
  • Estate of Fay Willey
  • Property from a New York and North Carolina Estate
  • Property from the Collection of Edward T. Michaels, Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Property from the Estate of Broadway Actress Jo Sullivan Loesser
  • The Collection of Richard Ruppel
  • The Dr. Al Collection of Gold Coins

A Selection of Auction Highlights

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Lot image - Austria 1915 100 Coronas
Lot 1074

Austria 1915 100 Coronas

C Estate of Evelyn Davis, Washington DC, Sold for the Benefit of St. Albans Episcopal Church
Estimate: $3,500 - $6,000
Sold for $4,200 (includes buyer's premium)