Daniel Frank Sedwick’s TREASURE, WORLD and U.S. COIN AUCTION #18 is in full swing with just two weeks remain before the THIRD LIVE FLOOR auction kicks off with 1250 lots of choice material in all areas of world coins and shipwreck treasures.

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However, even before the auction itself Sedwick’s has put together a series of Educational Seminars on October 28, the day BEFORE the auction at The DoubleTree Lake Buena Vista (Walt Disney World) in Orlando that would rival any numismatic convention.

Experts from Mexico, Spain, Panama, Venezuela and the USA will be giving talks about subjects ranging from the “Evolution of Mexican Coinage” and the “Mysteries of Colombian Cobs” to an overview of “Venezuelan Numismatics” and the “Mintage Statistics for the Lima Mint“. To have so many experts available in such an intimate and welcoming environment will be and added benefit to all those who attend. Below is the schedule of educational events….

Wednesday October 28

LOT VIEWING AND EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

12:45-1:30 PM EDT
Buena Vista Ballroom
Ricardo De León Tallavas (Mexico)
Writer and multi-national speaker on Mexican coins and history, instructor at the ANA’s Summer Seminar since 2008, and recipient of the ANA’s Smedley Award for service and two awards for writing in 2011.
The Evolution of Mexican Coinage. -A discussion of the evolution of coining in the New World, starting with Mexico City in 1536.

2:00-3:00 PM EDT
Buena Vista Ballroom
Jorge Proctor (Panama)
Author of “The Forgotten Mint of Colonial Panama” and numerous articles, and well known as one of the most active researchers of Spanish Colonial numismatics in the world.
Mexican Assayers under Philip V. – Update and revision to the names and histories of the assayers of the Mexican mint during the reign of Philip V.

3:30-4:30 PM EDT
Buena Vista Ballroom
Glenn Stephen Murray Fantom (Spain)
Numismatic researcher and author of many articles and books related to numismatics, and winner of the Europa Nostra award in 2009 for his work involved with La Casa de La Moneda de Segovia (Segovia Mint) in Spain.
Colonial Mintage Statistics for Lima & Potosí: Historical Context and Analysis. – In-depth study and analysis of documented mintage figures of these mints under Spanish administration.

4:45-5:30 PM EDT
Buena Vista Ballroom
Herman Blanton (USA)
A collector of Colombian cobs since 1988 and well-respected researcher and writer about these coins, also editor of the bi-monthly Bulletin of Numismatics International.
Mysteries of Colombian Cobs. – Discussion of eight specific mysteries behind cobs made at the colonial Spanish mints of Nuevo Reino de Granada (Colombia), Cartagena and Santa Fe de Bogotá.

6:00-7:00 PM EDT
Buena Vista Ballroom
Luis Roberto Ponte Puigbó (Venezuela)
Well-known author, researcher and advanced collector of Spanish Colonial and Latin American coins for over three decades, and an active professional in the legal and health fields in his native country of Venezuela.
Venezuelan Numismatics. – First presentation in the U.S. in many decades dedicated exclusively to collecting and history in Venezuelan numismatics.

This sale will go down in history as the “Hearts and Royals” auction. Never before have so many Hearts (14) and Royals (46) been offered at the same time. These are very special silver cob coins from Potosí, Bolivia—made in tiny numbers for presentation, not circulation. Many dates are represented by single-known specimens. Sophisticated cob buyers know that an opportunity like this is unique, with enough specimens to satisfy the casual trophy hunters as well. To be able to offer a total of 60 of these treasures is a privilege we will hold dear for years to come!

Printed catalogs have been mailed out and bidding has begun, with hundreds of bids already in place. If you have not done so already, please register to bid–don’t leave it for the last minute! Even if you already have an iCollector account, you still need to “Get Approved!” to bid for each auction.

Register for the Auction here

Time is Running out to Book Your Room

This is our last call to make hotel reservations. A block of rooms at the DoubleTree has been reserved for October 28-30 Our special room rate will be available until October 21 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Booking a reservation is simple: Just click here to receive our preferred group rate: “Book a Room”. If you prefer to make your reservation by phone, please call the hotel at 407-934-1000 and specify group code “SED”. Hotel address and details as follows: DoubleTree Walt Disney World, 2305 Hotel Plaza | Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida – USA 32830 – Tel: +1-407-934-1000 | Fax: +1-407-934-1015.

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Kindly let us know that you will be attending (even if just for the day of the auction) so we can prepare and offer better service for our bidders, and get a head-count for our pre-auction dinner. Many have already committed, and we appreciate everyone’s attendance. Those who can’t attend in person can still bid LIVE in real time via the Internet, but you must register first to do so. Please click here to register and start bidding today!

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