SALE 106 PART 5


429 ENGLAND Conder Token 1/2d 1794, Hampshire Emsworth D&H20; Howe bust/

"King & Const," AEF, glossy brown, nice. Min Bid $15




430 Token or seal, Lead, 25 mm, Anchor, A-P (weak)/6-petal flower, AVF,

crude, several centuries old? Starting Bid $3




431 FRANCE, Ar Ecu, 1764 Pau, cow mintmk, VG, minor strike wkness, sl adj marks,

tiny mount trace on edge. Min Bid $22




432 GERMANY, Augsburg, Ar Kreuzer 1645, F/G, crude. MB $5




433 Bavaria, Taler, 1775, Bust r/Madonna, AF/F, sl uneven tone,

sl mount trace shows at top of rev. Starting Bid $20




434 Brandenburg-Anspach, Ar 4 Kreuzer, 1696, 21 mm, Eagle/

2 shields, F-VF, obv sl off-ctr, rev very sl grainy. Starting Bid $9




435 Hamburg, 8 Schil, 1727, 30 mm, Eagle/arms, in NGC slab as XF40,

I call it Choice VF. (A VF-EF realized $88, Heritage Europe 11/14.)

Starting Bid $40




436 Nordlingen, Ar Batzen, 1518, 28 mm, Maximilian bust r, hldg orb/2 shields,

date in Roman numerals; F or better, some luster but shallow strike.

(A VF, also weakly struck, about equal, sold for $114, Rauch eAuc 12/14.) Starting Bid 30




437 Prussia, Ar 4 Groschen 1797A, 26 mm, Friedrich Wilhelm bust r/

crowned eagle on shield, bold VG, ltly toned, problem free & decent. Starting Bid $5




438 Trier, Ar 3 Petermenger 1694, 24 mm F/VG, sl grainy MB $5




439 HEPHTHALITES, Ar Drachm, Napki Malka, c. 500 AD, Head r,

c/mk beetle/fire altar; F+, usual crudeness, silver with grey-brown tone, sm edge crack.

Very rare with countermark. MB $20




440 HUNGARY, Bela III, 1172-96, Scyphate follis, 26 mm, Virgin facg/2 Kings std facg;

VF+/EF, milk chocolate brown, good detail. Tiny edge crack

(A VF-EF brought $198, Sincona 10/11.) MB $35




441 Ferdinand, Ar Denar, 1539-KB, Madonna & child, VF,

sl crudeness but good detail on figure; clear date. Min Bid $7




442 INDIA, Western Satraps Ar Drachm, Rudrasimha II, 305-13 AD, Bust r/hills,

VF-EF, minor crudeness, strong portrait. MB $7




443 Mughals, Alamgir, 1658-1707, Rupee, VF, sl crude. Mint??

I could not find this in catalogs or acsearch. Starting Bid $10




444 ISLAMIC, Abbasid, Al-Mahdi, Ar Dirhem, AH 162, Jayy mint; Unc, well struck,

lustrous, picked as best of a hoard. Scarce.

(An EF, same date & mint, brought $161, Peus 5/08.) Min Bid $40




445 Seljuks of Rum, Ar Dirhem, 24 mm, Kay Ka'us II, Qilich Arslan IV & Kay Qubadh II

joint rule 1249-57, Qunya mint, Alb.1227; BU, centered, well struck.

Exceptional quality. (A VF brought $58, CNG eAuc 9/17.) Starting Bid $30




446 ITALY, Naples, Bob of Anjou, 1309-43, Ar Gigliato, 27 mm, Std king/floriate cross etc,

F, decent, minor wkness, lt tone.

(A VF brought $570, Stack's 8/13.) Starting Bid $30




447 Tassarolo, Ar Luigino, 1666, 21 mm, Livia Centurioni bust r/shield, EF, well struck,

faintest surface coarseness but bright & quite nice.

(An AEF brought $1180, Helios 4/08.) Start Bid $50




448 Venice, Francesco Dandalo, 1328-29, Ar Soldino, 17 mm, Doge/lion, each hldg flag;

F-VF, sl unround flan, sl crude but decent.

(A cleaned VF realized $83, Gartner 2/15.) Start Bid $12




449 MEXICO, 8 Reales, 1795 FM, VF but part of bust strangely planed down,

not horrible. Starting Bid $30




450 NETHERLANDS, Spanish, Tournai, AR 1/4 Patagon, 31 mm, Albert & Elizabeth,

ND, c.1616, cross/shield, F-VF, a little crude, bright metal, notable edge split.

(An example, not graded but looks maybe a hair better, brought $214, Elsen 12/12.

MB $30




451 -- EAST INDIES, Utrecht, Æ 1/2 Duit, 1755, Shield/VOC monogram,

Choice VF, good brown surfaces. Starting Bid $5




452 POLAND, Ar Poltorok, 1621, Orb/shield, 20 mm, VF, good bright silver,

only minor crudeness, nice for this. Starting Bid $4




453 PORTUGAL, Æ 10 Reis 1732, Shield/Large X in wreath; 37 mm, F+,

only a few very sl marks, bold & decent. MB $9




454 RUSSIA, Ivan the Terrible, as Great Prince, 1533-457, Ar wire kopeck,

Horseman/lgnd, VF, sl off-ctr but well struck with clear horseman, good for this.

MB $15




455 Rouble 1799-CM-MB, Paul I, 4 monograms/lgnd in square,

a very decent VG+/F, good metal with lt tone.

(Nicer than a F/VF with flan flaw bringing $403, Rauch 1/09.) Starting Bid $125




456 5 Kop copper, 1777-EM, big 42 mm, Strong VF, rev sl off-ctr,

insignificant imperfections, quite strongly detailed. Min Bid $15




457 SASANIAN, Ardashir I, 224-41 AD, Ar Obol, Bust r/fire altar, Nice VF+,

a touch off-ctr but complete, good metal with lt tone,

full lgnds, strong detail. Rare! (An AVF brought $297, Agora 9/15.)

Starting Bid $125




458 Hormizd II, 302-09, Drachm, bust r/fire altar, 26 mm, Choice EF,

well centered & fully strong strike; good silver with lt tone.

(An AEF brought $421 pn $463 bid in my 11/06 sale; EF $1410, Triton 1/14.)

Minimum Bid $95




459 Peroz, 459-84 Drachm, Airan (Shush), Nice bold VF, well struck, good 2-toned metal. "Airan" is the origin of "Iran," and "Shush" means "quiet."

(A VF brought $212, CGB 4/09.) MB $25




460 Hormizd IV, Drachm, Ram Auhrmazd, Yr 9; Choice VF,

actually almost as struck but typically crude, some rev wkness;

excellent metal with nice toning.

(A VF/EF [very crude obv] brought $201, Teutoburger 9/15.) Starting Bid $22




461 Khusru I, Drachm, Ray, Yr. 32, Choice VF, somewhat crude but quite well struck for this,

excellent metal. Starting Bid $25




462 Khusru II, Drachm, Ahwaz, Yr 35; Choice VF+, well struck, good lustrous metal.

Sasanian graffiti in rev margin. I paid high because style looked very unusual to me.

Interesting coin, needs better research. Starting Bid $50




463 -- Hamadan, Yr 28, Choice EF+, virtually mint, fine style portrait, excellent strike,

luster & lt tone. Trace of porosity in rev margin only.

(A VF+, same mint, poor strike & style, brought $115, CGF 12/02.) Starting Bid $40




464 -- Jay, Yr 26, Choice EF, fine style portrait, quite well struck,

good metal with moderate tone. (An EF, same mint, realized $454, CGB 6/11.)

Starting Bid $40




465 -- Nihavand, Yr. 28, EF, good style portrait, pretty well struck,

good metal with lt tone & luster on rev. Starting Bid $32




466 -- Shiz, Yr. 36, AEF, fine style portrait, well struck, good metal

(A VF-EF, same mint, brought $250, Munz Zentr 9/13) MB $30




467 Ardeshir III, 628-30 AD, Drachm, Veh-Artashir, Yr 2; EF,

pretty good strike with only sl crudeness, good lustrous silver.

(An EF brought $575, Triton 1/11.) Starting Bid $95




468 SERBIA, Dinar, Stefan Uros II, 1282-1321, 20 mm, Christ stg facg/

Stefan & St. Stefan;VF, good silver, minor crudeness, strong detail.

(A GVF brought $425, CNG eAuct 5/12.) MB $25




469 SWITZERLAND, Berne, Ar 1/4 Taler (10 Batzen) 1680, 30 mm, Bear/cross,

G-VG, mount marks top & bottom & hole plugged. Rare.

(A GVF brought $489, Hess-Divo 5/12.) MB $8




470 THAILAND, Funan Kingdom, Ar Unit, c.400-550 AD, Sun/temple etc, 32 mm,

good silver, sl crudeness, sl patina, bold & nice. (A VF brought $374, Hirsch 2/13.)

Starting Bid $50




471 TRANSYLVANIA, John Zapolya, Ar Denar, 1527-KT, Mad-onna & child/shield;

somewhat crudely struck but EF with luster & much detail.

(A 1531 EF brought $269, Fruhwald 7/13.) MB $20



472 TUNIS, Ar Kharub, Mahmud I, AH 1166, 14 mm, sl off-ctr but excellent metal,

well struck & nice. Starting Bid $12



MISCELLANEOUS


473 Black Lindner coin carrying case, imitation leather, 10-1/2 x 6-3/4",

containing 4 felted trays with 12 rectangular spaces each, with metal clasp,

very nice condition. Starting Bid $8



474 16 Greek Æ, wide assortment, low grade but not the worst,

many should be identifiable. Starting Bid $30



475 32 small Parthian Æ, low grade, a few look identifiable; plus 7 addl non-Parthian?

from same hoard. Starting Bid $45


476 13 asstd Roman Provincial, mostly identified, low grade but several not too bad.

Starting Bid $30


477 12 Sestertii of Faustina Junior, various revs incl 2 with babies on throne,

all a reasonable VG or so. Starting Bid $75


478 Roman coins of 30 diff rulers ID'd by name at least, low grades, some not too bad;

incl Claudius, Carausius, Maxentius, Helena, Magnentius, Flaccilla, Priscus Attalus

(just kidding on one of those). Starting Bid $65


479 25 asstd late Roman, low grade but not the worst, all have reasonable detail.

Two lots available. Starting Bid $30



480 13 diff ancient coin COPIES, a few nice/interesting pieces,

incl large Commodus medallion, some crap. Starting Bid $18


LITERATURE


481 European auction catalogs from 24 different firms, recent,

all hefty with ancient coins & plates, most with PRLs, 46 lbs. MB $40


482 Koch, A Hoard of Coins from Eastern Parthia, ANS NNM #165, 1990, hardcover,

64 pp + 12 plates, as New. MB $8


483 Gardner, Archaeology & Types of Greek Coins, 1965 Argonaut reprint,

large hardcover, 225 pp + 16 plates. MB $15


484 Sear, Roman Coins & Their Values, 1970, 376 pp + 12 plates, hardcover w/dj,

nice condition. Starting Bid $5


485 Sear, Greek Coins & Their Values, Vol 2, Asia & Africa, hardcover with dj, 48 + 445 pp,

well illus throughout, VF. MB $18


486 Sydenham, Coinage of the Roman Republic, Arno/Spink 1975, hardcover,

343 pp + 30 plates, nice condition. MB $15


487 Plant, Greek Coin Types & Their Identification, Seaby 1979, large hardcover,

344 pp, illus 2748 coins, by animals, lyres, tripods, etc, highly useful for identification. VF.

(A copy brought $76 on $100 bid in my 11/03 sale.) Starting Bid $22


488 3 Kunker auctions (German), 3/17, 9/17 & 3/18, all hefty sales of Ancients only,

beautifully illus in color w/PRLs. MB $5


489 4 Numismatica Ars Classica sales: 5/16 & 5/18, & 2 important Roman collections,

10/17, w/PRLS, 9 lbs. MB $8


490 Agnese & Re, Ancient Egypt - Art & Archaeology, oversized, 256 pp, beautifully illus;

Mertz, Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs - A Popular History of Ancient Egypt, 329 pp, illus;

both hardcovers w/djs; plus Aldred, Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom. MB $5


491 Guaitoli & Rambaldi, Lost Cities From the Ancient World, 312 pp, large size,

beautifully illus; Bermant & Weitzman, Ebla: A Revelation in Archaeology, 244 pp, illus;

both hardcovers; plus Davidson, The Lost Cities of Africa, 366 pp. Starting Bid $5


492 Gibbon's Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire, abridged, 256 pp, hardcover;

Rodgers, Ancient Rome, 512 pp; both very large size & beautifully illustrated.

Weight 8 lbs. Starting Bid $5


493 Time-Life, What Life Was Like When Rome Ruled the World, 168 pp;

Constable, Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome, 192 pp; both hardcovers;

plus Boston MFA, Pompeii AD 79 (Vol 1), 111 pp; all 3 large size & beautifully illustrated.

Starting Bid $5


494 Archaeol Inst of Amer, Archaeological Discoveries in the Holy Land, 220 pp,

large size, illus, w/dj; Burrows, The Dead Sea Scrolls, 435 pp; both hardcovers;

plus Hanson, Dead Sea Scrolls: The Untold Story, 223 pp. Starting Bid $5


495 Mountfield, Greek & Roman Erotica, 96 pp, large size hardcover w/dj,

beautifully illus in color (but don't expect to get a boner from this); Kleiner, Roman Sculpture,

477 pp, well illus, also a very big book. Starting Bid $5


496 2 Penguin Classics: Josephus, The Jewish War, 511 pp; Thucydides,

History of the Peloponnesian War, 648 pp. MB $3


497 Ellis, The Druids, 304 pp; Cummins, The Age of the Picts, 166 pp;

both hardcovers with illus; plus Matthews, The Elements of the Celtic Tradition, 133 pp.

Starting Bid $5


498 Maenchen-Helfen, The World of the Huns, 602 pp; Iggulden,

Genghis: Birth of an Empire, 383 pp (this a novel); Chambers,

The Devil's Horsemen: The Mongol Invasion of Europe, 190 pp; all nice hardcovers w/djs;

some illus in 1st & 3rd. Starting Bid $5


499 McKinnon, Antiquity & The Middle Ages, 337 pp; McNeill, Plagues & Peoples, 369 pp;

both hardcovers w/djs; Lacey & Danziger,

The Year 1000: What Life was like at the Turn of the First Millenium, 230 pp

(discusses coinage, but description of the minting process is laughably wrong).

Starting Bid $5


500 Scullard, Roman Britain: Outpost of the Empire, 192 pp;

Beard, The Roman Triumph (about triumphal celebrations), 434 pp;

both nice hardcovers w/dj, illus incl coins. Starting Bid $3


501 Needleman, Perspectives in Numismatics, 1986, 364 pp, illus;

20 contributions on various topics, many by well-known numismatists. I think this is a rare book.

Starting Bid $7


FIXED PRICE SPECIALS -- MULTIPLES AVAILABLE


502 ELYMAIS, Æ Drachms, 2d century AD, strictly Fine,

generally with attractive highlighted green patinas, mixed types, 3 for 15.95, 10 for 48.50



503 MILETOS, 1/12 Stater, 6th cent BC, Lion forepart, head l./ star pattern in square,

S3532 (£65); EF, good metal quality, great detail on lion's mane,

but off-ctr with his face mostly off. 38.95



504 NABATAEA, silver drachms, mostly Aretas & Queen, c.1st century, rare,

crude VG-F or so, identifiable. 18.95, 3 for $53



505 PARION, Ar 3/4 drachm, c. 480 BC, Facg Gorgoneion/cross pattern in incuse square,

S3917 (£200); with mushy obverses as usual, somewhat off-ctr, good silver. 9.50



506 ROMAN spintriae (brothel tokens), 23 mm, couples in various sexual positions/

number in wreath, COPIES, sil plated (?), nice, I have 16 diff ones, each 7.95, 3 for 21.95



507 Hostilian, 250-51 AD, Æ27 of Viminacium, rev Moesia betw bull & lion,

AF or so, some roughness but not bad, 18.95, 3/$52



508 BYZANTINE, Scyphate Trachys, Isaac II, Manuel I, Alexius III, F or better,

typically crude with weak obvs, 3 for 7.85


509 TABARISTAN, Ar Sassanian style hemidrachm, Jarir, 786-88 AD, dated PYE 135,

Gov's name in margin, Alb.64; EF, almost as struck, with luster,

selected coins above average. (An EF (diff date) brought $414, Baldwin's 10/13.) 39.95



510 INDIA, Gadhaiya Paisa, c. 1000 AD, Sassanian style bust rt/fire altar,

EF, good bright silver & well struck, very nice quality.

(A VF brought $103, Munz Zentrum 1/12.) 9.95, 3/26.95



511 -- Bahawalpur, Square Paisa, Y8, AH1342,1343 crude VF or better (cat $12)

2.99, 3/7.95, 10/23.95, 30/$66


512 CHINA, Cash coins, lot of 43 diff, nrly all pre-Ching,

nice FAKES with convincing 2-toned green patinas, 34.50


513 RUSSIA, Ivan the Terrible, 1534-84, Silver wire Denga, Horseman/lgnd,

typical crude VG-F or better, generally with some wkness, decent for this, good silver, 4.95, 3/13.50, 10/38.75



514 PALEMBANG (Sumatra), Tin Pitis, before 1821, asstd types,

VG-F gift price: 10/8.45; 30/23.50; 100/$69; 300/$189



515 -- My little book with enlarged illustrations of 291 different Palembang varieties,

with rarity ratings, 4.99


516 BANTAM (Java) c.1700 tin pitis, hexagonal center hole, 25-26 mm, rare, AEF,

bold & nice 19.75



517 DEMAK (Java) Sultan Pangeran al Patah 1475-1518, Tin pitis, 20 mm uniface,

crude F or better 3.95, 3/9.95



518 VIETNAM, Zinc cash, C36, 1739-66, rare, F, nice 6.85



519 FR. INDOCHINA, 1/4c 1942, above average, decent F or better (F cat $8),

1.50, 3/3.99, 10/9.95


520 Same, 1943, scarce, F or better (F=$15) 2.85, 3/6.95


522 SOMALIA, 25S 2004 crown size, Pope JPII, set of 3 KM155-57 BU (cat $21)

8.45, 3/22.95, 10/$69, 30/$189


523 ARMENIA 1994 7-pc set BU (cat $6.75) 2.50, 3/6.95


524 EQUAT. GUINEA, 1000Fr 1995 crown size, cxolorized stamp, error lgnd KM84.2

Unc 10.95 3/29.75


525 JAPAN, 500Y 2008 bimetallic, cash coin shown, PRF (cat $50) in fancy issue case,

3 diff types, each 13.95


526 MACEDONIA, 2008 5-pc set BU 3.65, 3/9.75, 10/28.95


527 SUDAN, 50G crown 1972 Scarcer variety KM56.2 Unc 3.45, 3/9.50,10/28.95, 30/78.95


528 UZBEKISTAN, 100S 2004 BU (cat $15) 3.45, 3/8.95


529 UKRAINE, 7-pc type set 2009-11 BU (cat $15.25) 3.75, 3/9.95


530 LITHUANIA, 1991 6-pc set, 1 to 50C, BU 2.99, 3 sets 7.95, 10 sets 24.95


531 DJIBOUTI, 1999 10-20-50F, BU (cat $15-20 each) all 3 for 11.95, 3 sets $33,

10 sets $99


532 UGANDA, 10 Sh 1987 BU .99, 3/2.70, 10/7.95


533 BRIT W.AFRICA 1/10d 1932 Unc 3/3.99, 10/11.50, 30/29.95


Have any surplus coins? I am always keen to buy for future sales. I pay fair and fast, please consider me.


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