Ancient Greek and Byzantine gold coins start off the summer price list of Steinberg’s, Inc., but most of the almost 1,100 listings are modern gold pieces.
A $5,500 price is asked for a Proof-67 Ultra Cameo Costa Rican 1,000-colones coin from 1970. The coin celebrates the 150th anniversary of Central American Independence. It contains 4.3126 troy ounces of gold. The coin, KM-199, was graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corp. Mintage is 3,507.
A 1933 10 ducats of Czechoslovakia graded MS-65 by NGC is priced at $6,500.
France weighs in with an undated 1 franc, a Cheval of Charles V, who reigned 1364-1380. Graded MS-62 by NGC, the coin is priced at $5,500.
At the other end of the price spectrum, a French 10 francs dated 1896-A, Ceres Head, in NGC AU-58 is $150.
A four-coin 1937 coronation year proof set for George VI of Great Britain is priced at $8,500.
A 1967 50 francs of Mali, KM-7, graded Proof-66 Deep Cameo by ANACS is priced at $650.
Contact the firm at P.O. Box 5665, Cary, NC 27512-5665. Telephone is (919) 363-5544. Check the Web site at www.steinbergs.com.