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Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Oct 17, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 144

Two VW Commemorative Gold Coins and Another, 1960's

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for

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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Estate of Wilhelm Vorwig, Former CEO of the German Automobile Industry Association (VDA)


Two VW Commemorative Gold Coins and Another, 1960's, one marked 'Fund Millionen Volkswagen, 1945-1961', the other side with portrait bust (2.18 dwt); one with no gold mark inscribed ''Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft 1962', the other side with 'Jahresproduktion 1085000 Volkswagen' (2.18 dwt) and with car in profile; the third marked 'Ford Entwicklungs Zentrum Merkenich 20 Juni 1968, the other side with shield marked 'Koln a Rhein' (2.44 dwt)

Measurements: Diameter: All three coins 20.1 mm


Good condition, light wear and scratches.

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