SALE 106, PART 4

324 CLAUDIUS II, Ant, FELIC TEMP, Felicitas stg l, T; VF+, obv well centered,

rev sl off-ctr, dark greenish-brown patina. MB $18

325 Egypt, Tet, Eagle r, head l., Yr 3; AVF, brown patina, lgnd weak, portrait fairly strong.

With 19th cent German cloth env.

(A VF brought $120, iNumis 11/08.) Starting Bid $15

326 VICTORINUS, Ant, INVICTVS, Sol adv l; EF, centered on a big hefty flan for this;

obv lgnd somewhat crude; rev much better struck than usual; brown patina,

traces of porosity on obv, a bit of green at rev left. (A VF brought $140, Peus 4/09.) MB $32

327 AURELIAN, Ant, ORIENS AVG, Sol adv l, betw captives; EF, centered & well struck,

good bright silvering with a little tone only on highest points; trace of edge crack. Nice.

(An EF sold for $743, Gorny 3/16.) Starting Bid $45

328 Ant, IOVI CONSER, Ruler & Jupiter stg, *T; VF-EF/EF, nrly centered on large flan,

good strike, lt brown with a little silvering, tone just a bit speckly on rev.

Hardly visible flan crack. (A VF brought $105, Naumann 2/17.) Starting Bid $18

329 Egypt Tet, Eagle l, head r, ETOYC E; VF, centered, full lgnd with sl wkness,

greenish-brown patina, sharp laurel wreath on portrait. With 19th cent German cloth env.

(A VF, same rev type, brought $150, Peus 4/13.) Starting Bid $20

330 SEVERINA, Ant, CONCORDIAE MILITVM, Concordia & 2 standards, EF,

practically as struck, centered on large flan, bright silvering with teensy surface blemishes.

Totally sharp hair detail. (A VF brought $306, P{eus 4/11; EF $420, Astarte 3/99.)

MB $75

331 As, IVNO REGINA, Juno stg with peacock; VF, sl off-ctr, some lgnd crowded/wk,

brown patina with only slightest roughness; portrait & Juno very well detailed.

Very nice example for this difficult issue.

(A VF with lt corrosion realized $434, Kunker 9/10.) Starting Bid $65

332 VABALATHUS, Ant, His bust/Aurelian bust, H, VF, well centered, full sharp lgnds,

both portraits have quite a bit of detail; toned silvered surfaces

(coin is technically almost as struck) with some maroon tone, patchy looking on Aurelian side.

(A VF brought $201 on $250 bid in my 9/09 sale.) Starting Bid $30

333 Egypt Tet, Vab's bust, L-E/Aurelian bust; Choice VF, well centered with full lgnds

(somewhat crude on rev), brown patina, slightest trace of roughness on rev,

both portraits with strong detail. Far above the average quality for this difficult issue.

(A VF brought $676, Emporium Hamburg 11/12.) Start Bid $75

334 TETRICUS I, Ant, HILARITAS AVGG, Hilaritas stg l; VF, centered on ragged flan,

full lgnds, unusual thus; lt brown. (A VF with horrible rev brought $117, Peus 11/12.)

Starting Bid $15

335 TETRICUS II, Barbarous radiate, SPES AVGG, Spes stg l; VF+,

from local folk art dies, lgnds crude tho rev actually manages to read SPES AVGG,

much obv lgnd off; portrait in pretty good style for these; smooth brown surfaces.

MB $20

336 TACITUS, Ant, FELICITAS SAECVLI, Felicitas stg at altar, V; Choice EF,

perfectly centered & well struck, well silvered with lt tone on exposed surfaces;

superbly detailed portrait of fine style. (An EF brought $277, Rauch 11/08.)

Starting Bid $65

337 Egypt Tet, Eagle r, head l, ETOYC A; Nice F-VF, centered, full lgnds,

warm smooth brown patina. (A double struck VF brought $96 in my 3/18 sale.)

Starting Bid $15

338 FLORIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILIT, Ruler & Concordia shaking hands;

EF, rev sl off-ctr, full lgnds, lt brown with much silvering in fields, sharp portrait.

(An EF brought $575, Gorny 3/08.) Starting Bid $110

339 PROBUS, Ant, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Jupiter gives Victory to Ruler,

EF, centered, on sl ragged flan, decent strike, silvered surfaces with lt tone.

(An EF brought $375, Gorny 10/06.) MB $25

340 Ant, ROMAE AETER, Roma in 6 column temple, below

R-star-Gamma; EF, perfect centering, a little weak on Roma, otherwise good strike;

glittery silvering with touch of speckly toning. (An EF brought $385, Lanz 12/11.)

Starting Bid $30

341 Same but R*A, Choice bold VF, perfectly centered & well struck,

dark grey tone with contrasting silvering, very attractive.

(A GVF, this exact var, brought $106, Savoca 3/18.) MB $20

342 Ant, Helmeted bust left with spear & shield/SOLI INVICTO, Sol in facg chariot,

KA-Delta; EF, obv centered on large flan, lgnd a trifle soft;

rev sl off-ctr but complete & sharp. Lustery grey-brown surfaces. Ex Christian Blom.

Scarce with this bust type. (A NEF brought $236, Roma 9/14.) Starting Bid $30

343 CARUS, as DIVUS, Egypt Tet, flaming altar, AFIEPWCIC;

F+/VF, well centered & struck, good smooth brown surfaces, bold & nice for grade.

Very scarce. (A VF realized $570, Peus 4/13.) Starting Bid $30

344 NUMERIAN, As Caesar, Ant, PRINCIPI IVVENT, Numerian stg l, KA-Delta;

Choice EF, centered on large flan, sl soft on rev figure,

otherwise well struck with sharp portrait of fine style;

silvered surfaces with luster & pleasant tone. Practically invisible obv scratchlet.

(An EF brought $340, Kunker 3/15.) Min Bid $70

345 CARINUS, Ant, VOTA PVBLICA, Carnius & Numerian sacrificing at altar

with 2 standards, SMSXXIB; Choice EF, perfectly centered & well struck with no wkness,

portrait & rev particularly sharp; silvered with lt tone. (An EF realized $575, Gorny 3/08.)

Starting Bid $80

346 DIOCLETIAN, Ant, IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter stg r, eagle; XX-Omega-I-Gamma;

EF, centered on large flan, a few letters weak each side, lustery silvery-brown surfaces.

Scarce. (An EF sold for $456, M&M 2/18.) Starting Bid $27

347 Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l., HE, Nice VF-EF,

well centered & struck, silvered surfaces with lt brown tone.

(A Ch. VF+ brought $52 on $81 bid, FSR 7/07.) MB $28

348 Argenteus, VICTORIAE SARMATICAE, camp gate, SMN-Gamma; Virtually Mint state,

well centered, minor lgnd crudeness, portrait & gate quite sharply struck; brilliant mint luster.

Much scarcer than the type with tetrarchs sacrificing.

(An EF (same variety) brought $1,820, NAC 10/15.) Starting Bid $500

349 Egypt, Tet, LH/A, Athena std l; VF+, reddish-brown patina, full tho sl crude lgnd,

good portrait & rev detail.

(In my last sale a Ch. VF-EF, this exact variety, brought $121 on $146 bid.)

Starting Bid $25

350 MAXIMIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter giving Victory to Ruler;

EF, well centered & struck, sharp portrait detail, somewhat lusterlike coppery color.

(An EF sold for $220, Peus 11/04.) Starting Bid $40

351 Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, K-Delta; Choice EF,

well centered & struck with rev stronger than usual; grey-brown tone on silvered surfaces.

(A VF+ brought $380, iNumis 3/10.) Starting Bid $80

352 Follis, SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART, Carthage stg l; AEF/EF,

well centered & struck, silvery-brown surfaces, sl lustery.

Scarce type, very hard to get in this nice quality. Ex Triskeles as EF.

(An AEF sold for $250, Munz Zentrum 4/08; EF $448, NY Sale 1/08.) Starting Bid $80

353 Argenteus, VIRTVS MILITVM, Tetrarchs sacrificing before camp gate;

letter below appears to be O but probably actually Delta; AEF, sl off-ctr but complete,

obv sharply struck, rev lgnd somewhat blurrily struck; bright silver.

(An EF brought $2325, Aureo & Calico 2/12.) Starting Bid $260

354 Egypt Tet, LZ, Nike adv r, Gamma below; EF/AEF, sl off-ctr, full lgnd,

greenish-brown patina. With 19th cent German cloth envelope.

(A VF of the type brought $90, Peus 4/13.) MB $25


centered on large flan, good strike with exceptional rev; silvery-brown.

Very scarce, especially so nice.

(Much better than a VF, same variety, bringing $212, CGB 6/07.) Min Bid $45

356 GALERIUS (As Caes), Follis, GENIO AVGG ET CAESAR-VM NN, Genius stg l, KA;

Choice EF, nrly centered, well struck, bright lustrous silvering with lt tone.

Portrait of unusually fine style. Very attractive. (A Nice EF brought $264, CNG 5/02.)

MB $85


F+/F, centered, somewhat thick green-brown patina, obv fairly bold, rev a bit soft.

Minimum Bid $22

358 SEVERUS II (Aug) Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, S-F/PTR;

VF+/EF, well centered, good strike, particularly the rev; brown patina.

(A VF/EF brought $225, Elsen 12/03.) MB $80

359 MAXENTIUS, Follis, AETERNITAS AVG N, Dioscuri & horses; EF/VF+, centered,

well struck apart from mintmark which is mostly flat, probably MOSTT;

toned silvered surfaces with lt rev granularity; excellent sharp portrait.

(An EF realized $350, Gorny 3/08.) Starting Bid $45


nrly centered, lt brown, obv nice with only trace of porosity,

rev with lt to moderate roughness. (An F-VF/F+ brought $225 in my 1/10 sale.)

Starting Bid $95

361 MAXIMINUS II, As Aug, Reduced Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI,

Jupiter hldg Serapis head, ALB; Choice EF/Unc, well centered & sharply struck,

obv with reddish-brown tone, rev minty with lustrous silvering & some brown tone at edges.

(An EF with weakness brought $209, Kunker 3/15.) Starting Bid $85

362 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG , Genius stg l,

with Victory & eagle, SMHT; EF, nrly centered, medium brown, rev unusually well struck.

(An EF brought $745 -- not even complete lgnds! -- LHS 4/08.) My reasonable MB $25

363 Reduced Follis (20 mm), GENIO POP ROM, Genius stg l,

T-F/BTR; Mint State, Obv perfectly centered, rev nrly so,

sharp strike with just a couple obv letters weak; lustery glossy dark brown

(An EF brought $165, Munz Zentrum 1/05.) Start Bid $40

364 Æ3, Mantled bust l./IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter stg l, Victory & wreath,

SMK; Choice EF, well centered & struck, silvered surfaces with lt toning.

(An EF brought $292, Lanz 6/12.) Minimum Bid $35


EF, centered, good strike (a little soft on Jupiter), much silvering with lt tone,

sm spot of crust at obv top edge. (A granular EF brought $127, Coin Gall. 12/01.)

MB $25

366 Red. Follis, CONCORD MILIT, Concordia & 2 standards, PLN; VF, nrly centered,

olive-brown patina. Very scarce type from London mint.

(Same var., VF, "a little rough" brought $98, CNG eAuc 6/15.) Starting Bid $45

367 Follis, SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol stg l, SD-F/PLC, EF,

well centered & struck on large 23 mm flan; smooth dark brown patina.

(A VF brought $170, Gorny 10/09.) Starting Bid $30

368 Æ3, GLORIA EXERCITVS, 2 standards betw soldiers, SMNE; Choice EF/VF+,

well centered & struck, medium brown.

(A Ch. AEF/VF brought $54 on $80 bid in my 11/07 sale.) MB $17

369 Æ3, PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, Camp gate, SMANTS; Superb EF, nrly centered,

quite sharply struck, silvered surfaces with lt tone. (An EF literally sold for $365, DNW 4/08.)

Start Bid $40

370 Same, CONS, EF, perfectly centered & well struck,

dark greenish patina with some earthen hilighting. Start Bid $22

371 Æ3, VOT XX in wreath etc, TT, Choice EF, nrly centered & sharply struck,

smooth lustery brown surfaces, hint of an flan crack. (An EF realiozed $180, Lanz 5/04.)

Starting Bid $25

372 COMMEMORATIVE, CONSTANTINOPOLIS bust l./Victory on prow l, S-R at sides,

SMALB; AEF/EF, rev sl off-ctr, smooth brown, nice. Very rare with S-R!

(An ordinary AEF (no S-R) brought $131 in my 11/12 sale.) Starting Bid $30

373 Æ4, ROMA bust r/P-R, Ruler stg with spear & shield (without mintmk), RIC VIII, 104;

Choice VF+, well centered & struck, smooth near-black patina with orangy hilighting.

Very Rare!

(A VF sold for $344, Rauch 6/12.) Starting Bid $120


EF, nrly centered on large oval flan, glittery silvering with somewhat patchy toning.

Quite sharp hair detail. (An EF realized $748, Stack's 1/09.) Starting Bid $70

375 FAUSTA, Æ3, SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Fausta stg w/babies, SMALB;

EF, well centered, good strike, lt silvery brown, very sl surface quibbles mainly on rev.

Superb hair detail! (An EF brought $460, M&M et al 12/98.) Starting Bid $90

376 CRISPUS, Æ3, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe on altar, C-R/PLC;

Choice EF, well centered & sharply struck, smooth medium brown. Superb portrait.

(An EF , same variety, brought $144, CNG eAuc 12/10.) Starting Bid $30

377 CONSTANTINE II, Æ3, GLORIA EXERCITVS, 2 standards betw soldiers, SMANE;

AEF, centered, sl grainy mainly on rev, portrait sharp.

(An EF brought $215, Lanz 5/08.) MB $17

378 Æ3, VOT X in wreath, ASIS-sunrise; Choice EF, nrly centered, strong strike,

lustery dark brown. (An EF sold for $203, CGF 6/04.) Starting Bid $25

379 CONSTANTIUS II, Cent, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier & fallen horseman, ANE;

Nice VF, well centered & quite well struck, good darkish brown surfaces, well detailed.

(A VF brought $205, Peus 5/07.) Starting Bid $8 (yes, only $8, go for it.)

380 1/2 Cent, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Ruler & Victory on boat, ASISX;

VF-EF, well centered, dark brown patina. (A GVF brought $80, Savoca 1/17.)

Starting Bid $13

381 Siliqua, VOTIS XXX MVLTIS XXXX in wreath, SCON; Choice EF,

perfectly centered & sharply struck on a full flan, excellent metal with nice deep toning.

Great quality. Ex East Harptree Hoard. (A GEF brought $1000, NAC 3/10.) MB $200


hldg Victory & labarum, foot on captive; TS-Gamma; VF, obv sl off-ctr,

dark patina with sl surface blemishes. Very rare type!

I never saw before & found none on acsearch. MB $50

383 VETRANIO, Cent, HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS, Ruler hldg labarum & crowned

by Victory, •Delta-SIS•; Choice Mint State, centered & sharply struck,

silvered surfaces with lt grey-brown tone. (An EF+ brought $2170, Aureo & Calico 2/12.)

MB $425

384 JULIAN, Æ3, Helmeted bust left with spear & shield/VOT X MVLT XX in wreath,

HERACLB; EF/VF, well centered on large flan, glossy dark brown,

obv quite sharply struck & nice, rev a tiny bit rough. (An EF brought $609, Nomos 5/16.)

Starting Bid $40

385 Æ1, SECVRITAS REIPVB, Bull stg r, CONSPP; VF/AVF, smallish flan,

obv centered with full lgnd, rev sl off-ctr, dark brown patina with sl graininess mainly on rev,

portrait well detailed. (An AVF sold for $355, Palombo 6/09.) Starting Bid $35

386 JOVIAN, Æ3, Bust left/VOT V in wreath, HERACB, VF-EF, centered,

glossy dark green patina, very sl roughness. Scarce.

(A NEF/GVF (bust rt) brought $183, Noble 4/11.) Min Bid $30

387 Æ3, Bust rt/VOT V MVLT X in wreath, ASIRM; EF/VF, nrly centered,

glossy dark green patina, a little crudeness/roughness mainly on rev,

portrait has sharp hair detail. (A VF+ brought $275, iNumis 3/10.) Starting Bid $25

388 PROCOPIUS, Æ3, bust left/Ruler stg r, SMHB; VF, centered on a quite ragged flan

but full lgnds, dark green patina, a touch of roughness mainly on rev,

excellent portrait with strong detail. (A VF brought $228 on $450 bid in my 3/04 sale.)

Starting Bid $90

389 VALENTINIAN I, Æ1, Ruler stg w/labarum, SMN-Gamma, AVF, nrly centered,

sl lgnd wkness, olive-green patina, sl surface imperfections mainly on rev.

Ex Naumann as VF. Scarce large coin. (An AVF brought $291 on $600 bid, FSR 5/99.)

MB $120

390 GRATIAN, Æ3, CONCORDIA AVGGG, Constantinopolis std facg, ANTA;

AEF, centered, full lgnds, near-black patina with some orangy hilighting.

Scarce & good for this. (An AEF realized $177, Thesaurus 12/08.) Starting Bid $30

391 VALENS, Siliqua, RESTITVTOR REIP, Ruler stg, PLVG•; VF, obv well centered,

rev lgnd partly off & a little rough at left; deep gunmetal toning. Ex 1887 E. Harptree Hoard.

(A GVF, same variety & hoard, brought $368, CNG eAuc 9/17.) MB $110

392 Æ3, GLORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler with labarum dragging captive, •BSISC;

EF, well centered & struck, both sides sharp, dark greenish patina, minor roughness;

better than 99+% of these. (A VF brought $71 on $77 bid in my 3/06 sale.) MB $35

393 VALENTINIAN II, Æ4, VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory adv l, BSIS; EF, centered,

partly ragged edge, full though somewhat crude lgnds, glossy olive-brown,

portrait fully detailed. Unusually good for this. (An AEF brought $200, Elsen 9/05.)

MB $30

394 THEODOSIUS I, Æ2, Helmeted bust r/Ruler & Victory on boat, SMKB;

VF-EF, centered, full tho crudish lgnds, smooth blackish patina with strong orangy hilighting;

minor edge irregularity at top affects head on rev; excellent detailed portrait. Attractive.

(A VF-EF brought $201 on $225 bid in my 8/06 sale; GVF $460, CNG 9/04.)

Starting Bid $40

395 AELIA FLACCILLA, Æ4, Victory std r, SMH(A?); VF, full obv lgnd,

rev off-ctr with part lgnd, smooth dark greenish patina with sl hilighting;

excellent portrait in fine style with much detail. (A Ch. VF brought $310, Varesi 11/05.)

Starting Bid $50

396 ARCADIUS, Æ4, SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Victory dragging captive, SCON,

VF+/VF, sl off-ctr, smooth dark patina, nice strong portrait.

(A VF realized $124,. Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $15

397 EUDOXIA, Æ3, Hand of God above portrait/Victory std r, CONSA;

VF-EF/VF, obv centered with full lgnd, rev sl off-ctr, glossy dark patina, great portrait detail.

(A VF, mintmk illegible, brought $499, Hirsch 2/13.) Starting Bid $40

398 MARCIAN, Æ4, Rev cross in wreath; F-VF, centered, pale brown, crude,

maybe barbarous, but Marcian's name virtually complete & decipherable.

Unpublished type! Minimum Bid $30


399 ANASTASIUS I, Half Follis, S25, Offic B; Choice F-VF/VF, centered on large flan,

glossy smooth greenish patina. MB $30

400 JUSTINIAN I, Gold Solidus, Facg bust/VICTORIA AVGGG-Gamma, Victory facg;

S139; EF, well centered & struck, some sl obv scrs & somewhat wrinkly. Lemony gold.

(A F+, wrinkly & scruffy, brought $381 on $425 bid in my 3/18 sale.) Min Bid $300

401 Follis, S160, F+, well centered, offic. Delta weak, otherwise quite boldly struck,

hilighted olive green patina, minor granularity. Very nice.

(A Ch. F+ brought $41 on $56 bid, FSR 1/11.) MB $17

402 Follis, S214, Justinian enthroned, Offic. Gamma; AVF,

brown-green patina with hilighting, bold & nice. Note rev M crazily tilted. Scarce type.

(A VF brought $392, Gorny 10/11.) MB $65

403 JUSTIN II, Follis, S369, NIKO-XI-B; AEF, brown patina,

obv a little crude with touch of roughness but unusually well detailed.

(A GVF brought $460, CNG 9/11.) Starting Bid $60

404 Follis, S360, CON-III-DELTA; F-VF, sl off-ctr, sl crudeness, medium brown,

much detail on figures. (A F-VF brought $87 on $95 bid in my 9/10 sale.

Starting Bid $12

405 MAURICE, GOLD Solidus, S478, ex French auct as XF-AU,

actually nr mint state with luster but somewhat off-ctr on large flan with

much flattening along one edge. Officina uncertain. Clear face however.

(A VF+ brought $622, iNumis 11/08.) Min Bid $290

406 Follis, S-494, CON-uII-A; F+, rev sl off-ctr, quite large flan, brown patina,

sl rev crudeness, obv bold. Starting Bid $10

407 PHOCAS, Follis, S639, CONB-I, overall F, it's VF in parts but part ill-struck,

large irregular flan, lt brown. (A GVF, same details, brought $891, CNG eAuct 6/12!)

Starting Bid $12

408 LEO III, Miliaresion, S1512, Cross/5-line lgnd, VF, centered, decent metal with lt tone,

rev a trifle crudely struck. (A VF brought $478, Elsen 6/15.) Starting Bid $70

409 CONSTANTINE V, Fol, S1569, VF-EF, centered on oblong flan,

somewhat two-toned green patina, all 3 portraits quite bold. Great quality for this.

(A GVF brought $230, CNG 5/09.) MB $65

410 LEO V, Follis, S1638, F-VF, usual small oblong flan, green patina with sl hilighting,

both portraits fully clear. Scarce. MB $15

411 LEO VI, Follis, S1729; Choice VF+, well struck on large flan, medium brown,

faint granularity but quite bold & nice. Ex Palladium as Choice XF.

(A VF brought $280, Lanz 11/07.) MB $55

412 ANONYMOUS, Follis, S1818, Christ bust facg/4-line lgnd; VF, unround flan,

rev somewhat off-ctr, dark brown patina, a bit of roughness, Christ's facial details fully clear,

scarce thus. (An AVF brought $107 in my 2/16 sale; VF $391, CNG 12/14.) MB $35

413 -- S1867, Christ bust facg/Mary bust facg; F+, centered, dark greenish patina,

sl roughness, both faces with some detail visible.

(A VF with faces flat brought $364, NY Sale 1/08.) MB $13


414 ARAB-Sassanian, Ar Drachm (33 mm), Ubayd Allah bin Ziyad, 674-83 AD,

Basra, AH 60; Sassanian types resembling Khusru II with Arabic in obv field;

Choice EF, very sharply struck, good metal with a touch of smoothing (?) in margins, lt tone.

(Same, AH61, AEF brought $575, Baldwin's 9/11) MB $110

415 ARMENIA, Levon I, 1198-1219, Ar Tram, 22 mm, King facg opn lion throne/

cross betw lions; Virtually mint state & choice, well centered & very well struck for these;

picked as best from a big sackful. (A Near EF brought $270, CNG 9/10.)

Starting Bid $50

416 AUSTRIA, Joseph II, Ar 20 Kreuzer, 22+ mm, 1786B, bust in wreath/

2-headed eagle etc, F/F-VF, very sl scrs. Starting Bid $5

417 Austrian Neth., Francis II coronation medalet, 1792, Æ 22 mm, bust r/

5-line lgnd in wreath; F/VF, once clnd, retoning. MB $7

418 BOLIVIA, Ar cob 2 Reales, c.1700, better than G, P & Assayer Y clear,

but much flatness including date. Good metal, not salvaged. Starting Bid $15

419 CEYLON, Sahassa Malla, 1200-02 AD, Æ Massa, 20 mm, Monkey god/similar,

AEF, smooth dark brown with sl hilighting, very bold, nice well-made coin. Starting Bid $7

420 CHINA, "Ming" knife coin, 400-220 BC, Hartill 4-bd, "Yu wan," (I think), 138 mm;

VG-F or so, green patina with much original soil encrustation. Very sl bend. Genuine!

MB $22

421 DENMARK, Ar 2 Skilling 1779, 18 mm, Crowned C7 monogram/shield, F, ltly toned,

quite decent. Starting Bid $6

422 ENGLAND, Edward I, 1272-1307, Ar Farthing, London, Facg bust/cross etc, S1450;

F-VF, small part of edge ragged, decent metal with deep tone, all lettering present,

portrait quite decent; far scarcer than pennies & good for this.

(A "bold VF" brought $672, Spink 6/16.) Starting Bid $40

423 Henry VI, 1422-61, Ar Groat, S1836, 27 mm, Facg bust/ cross etc, Nice AVF,

well centered, only a few letters wk each side, good metal with lt tone, decent portrait.

(A Near VF sold for $268, Noble 7/14.) Starting Bid $110

424 Elizabeth I, Ar Groat, 1560-61, mm cross crosslet, S2556; AVF,

good silver with medium toning, some areas of flat strike mainly on rev,

good portrait with plenty of detail. Scarce. (A VF with lt marks brought $472, CNG 6/06.)

Starting Bid $75

425 William III, Ar 1/2 Crown, 1696-C, ESC525; G, excellent metal with no faults other

than wear; well toned. obv fairly bold, rev a bit weak. RARE Provincial issue of Chester.

(One graded "F" but not greatly better brought $279, Baldwin 9/07.) MB $45

426 George I, Shil, 1722, Nice VG/F-VF, pleasingly toned, a bold problem-free coin.

Rare date. Spink F cat £100. Min Bid $40

427 George II, Shil, 1758, AEF, pleasantly toned, another nice problem-free coin.

(A Nr EF brought $195, Noble 11/06.) MB $55

428 George III, Farthing 1774 obv 2, P916, RARE var., Very Choice AVF,

immaculate ltly toned surfaces. Starting Bid $25