AUCTION 100 PART 5


442 NORWAY, Ar 12 Skilling 1719, Crowned monogram/shield, 23 mm, AF, minor wkness at edges, lt tone, nice. Min Bid $10




443 PAPAL, Ferrara, Quattrino, Paul V, 1605-21, Bust l./St. George & Dragon, 21 mm, F but partly wk, Yr VIII visible, portrait clear, 2 toned brown. Berman 1611 ($38) Minimum Bid $7, but Berman will bid $12.02.




444 PERU (?), Cob Real, 1743M, crude F or so for this, good metal with medium tone, not salvaged; central features clear, date looks like 748 but 743 more likely; Assayer M seems fairly clear but shouldn't be an M. Needs study. Minimum Bid $25




445 POLAND, Ar 30 Groszy = 1/3 Taler 1663, 30 mm, crowned monogram/shield; AG, better in parts but much weakness, spotty toning, date clear at least. Min Bid $7




446 PORTUGAL, Alfonso V, 1438-81, Æ Ceitil, 19 mm, castle/ shield, F or so, weak in parts, dark brown with sl hilighting MB $5




447 Æ 3 Reis, 1714, Crowned JV/III in wreath, 26 mm, AVF, only minor imperfections, bold & nice. Minimum Bid $7




448 RUSSIA, Ivan the Terrible, 1547-84, Ar wire 1/2 Denga, Horseman/3-line lgnd, AVF/VF, well centered with horseman & lgnd clear, good metal with lt tone, decent for this. (A Near VF brought $146, CNG eAuction 11/12.) Minimum Bid $12




449 SASSANIAN, Ardashir I, 224-41 AD, Ar Obol, Bust r/fire altar, 15 mm; F-VF, centered, a littler crude but decent. Ex Pars Coins as "Choice VF, well struck on a nice broad flan." Much rarer than drachms. Variety with dots flanking portrait, even rarer. (A VF brought $284, Gorny 3/04.) MB $100



450 Shapur I, Ar Drachm, bust r/fire altar & attendants; 28 mm, AEF, centered, well struck with only some minor wk spots on rev, portrait well detailed. Excellent metal with luster & lt tone. (A GVF brought $380, CNG 9/08.) Min Bid $95




451 Hormizd II, 302-09, Drachm, bust r/fire altar, 30 mm, EF, centered on large flan, good strike with only sl wkness mainly on rev, bright silver, ltly toned on rev, minor edge crack. (A VF sold for $221 on $300 bid, FSR 6/05; VF $604, CNG 9/03.) MB $75




452 Shapur III, 383-88, Drachm, 24 mm; F/F-VF, centered, typically somewhat crude, ltly toned. Scarce. (A F/VF brought $201, Teutoburger 9/15.) Minimum Bid $20




453 Peroz, 459-84, Drachm, 28 mm, Hamadan, EF, well struck for this, especially the rev, with only sl crudeness; mint clear; excellent fresh metal. (A VF brought $212, CGB 4/09.) MB $40




454 Khusru II, Drachm, Balkh, Yr 27, 30 mm; Virtually mint state, fine style portrait, superb strike, luster & lt tone. (A VF, same mint, brought $690, Ponterio 4/08.) Minimum Bid $40




455 -- Nahr-Tire, Yr. 25, 31 mm, Virtually mint state, well centered & struck with only minor crudeness, bright lustrous silver, portrait of good style. (An EF, same mint, brought $163, Emp. Hamburg 4/13.) Minimum Bid $35




456 Ardeshir III, 628-30 AD, Drachm, 33 mm, Yazd, Yr 2; winged crown type; EF, well centered, somewhat crude strike, but portrait, mint & year strong; good silver with some luster. (A GVF of the type brought $460, CNG 9/05.) Min. Bid $90




457 SCOTLAND, Edinburgh 1792 1/2d Token, Hutchinson's; St. Andrew hldg his cross/Edinburgh arms, F+, nice deep brown surfaces. Minimum Bid $10




458 SPAIN, Æ 2 Maravedis, 1604, 16 mm, lion/castle, F, brown, fully clear. Minimum Bid $5




459 SWITZERLAND, Bern, Billon 1/2 Kreuzer, 1796, bear/cross, 14+ mm, VF, well struck, problem-free & very nice. Min Bid $8




460 TABARISTAN, Ar Hemidrachm, Suleiman, 787-89 AD, Sassanian types but with lozenge in place of head/fire altar; dated 137 (788); VF, small edge irregularity. (A VF brought $157,

CNG eAuc 4/12.) Minimum Bid $20




461 TRANSYLVANIA, Æ Groeschl, 1764, Arms/inscr in cartouche, 23 mm, thick, nice F, well struck, problem-free. MB $12




MISCELLANEOUS


462 Beam Scale, Redding, cast iron & alum, abt 10" long, 3-1/2" high, quite old when I got it 40 yrs ago; no fussing with weights (rare thus); weighs in grains, easily convertible to grams (up to 20), high accuracy. Minimum Bid $10



463 7 plastic Lindner coin trays with clear covers, each 11-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches, 3 with red plush inside divided in squares, 1 with 48, 2 with 35 squares; 2 with red plush with 30 & 35 round ports; two with nothing inside, one of these with crack along side of cover; otherwise decent condition, just light usage. Min Bid $15



464 Roman Egypt, 9 Tets + 2 Drachms, all low grade &/or with serious problems; one is a Nero Tet, eagle rev. MB $18


465 Roman Asses, 11, identified by Ruler, condition pretty awful; includes Agrippa & Faustina Sr lifetime issue. Min Bid $22


466 Later Roman, 15 asstd, nrly all identified by ruler, but condition "les miserables." Minimum Bid $20


467 Mexico, 21 Spanish bust type silver coins, 1/2R (11), 1R (7), 2R (3), all around G, few sl better or worse, few with sl problems, no dogs, few duplicates, a good group. Min Bid $70


468 France, small silver medal, 15 mm, by Andrieu, 1810, Napoleon I bust/Nap & Marie Louise stg, on their marriage; original; VF, nice lt toning, attractive piece. (An EF brought $71, Teutoburger 12/15.) Minimum Bid $12




469 Indian state coins, 38 diff, identified (11 are Hyderabad), average around Fine. Minimum Bid $35


470 Germany, Haltern, Notgeld coin, 10 PF 1921, iron. Why is it here? It has a portrait of "Drusus Germanicus!" VF-EF, nice. (An AEF realized $33 in my 12/11 sale.) Minimum Bid $5




471 German state coins, 119 diff, identified, all are either less than G or else have problems. Minimum Bid $80


472 European coins before 1700, 29 diff, mostly dated issues, identified, majority low grade but some fairly decent; some silver; includes 3 Irish gun money. Minimum Bid $75

LITERATURE


473 European auction catalogs from 13 different firms, all feature ancient coins with plates, some with PRLs. All recent. Weight 20+ pounds. Starting Bid $15


474 Important Roman collections: Stack's, Frederick Knobloch Parts 1 & 2, 1980 & '84; Lanz, Leo Benz collection Parts 1 & 2, 1999-2000; 4 wonderful catalogs with PRLs. Minimum Bid $10


475 Judaean coins: Shoshana Collection, Heritage, Parts I & II, Heritage 2012, two catalogs with PRLs, great collection. MB $5


476 The Stack Collection: ancient & hammered British coins, Sotheby's 1999, another splendid catalog; plus Spink & Bowers, The Dundee Collection of Scottish Coins, 1976; both with PRLs. Minimum Bid $5


477 Martin Luther & The Reformation, coins & Medals: Zak collection, J.Peters, 1979; Whiting collection, Spink & Bullowa, 1983, hardcover. Both important catalogs with PRLs. Min Bid $5


478 Stevenson, A Dictionary of Roman Coins, 1889, Seaby reprint 1984, 929 pp, hardcover with dj, tape repair inside covers; a classic work packed with fascinating & still useful information. (Same reprint brought $150, CNG eAuc 3/16.) Min Bid $20


479 Meshorer & Qedar, Samarian Coinage, 1999, 128 pp + 31 plates, hardcover w/dj, in nice condition. (A copy brought $69, CNG 9/04.) Minimum Bid $15


480 Sydenham, The Coinage of Caesarea in Cappadocia, 1933, reprint 2000 by Allen Berman with Malloy supplement, 167 pp, hardcover. Minimum Bid $10


481 Rutter, Campanian Coinages, 1979, 196 pp + 34 plates, hardcover with dj, nice condition. (A VF copy of this edition brought $63, CNG eAuction 3/16.) Minimum Bid $10


482 Fagan & Garrett, Egypt of the Pharaohs, Nat Geog, 288 pp, large size with dj; Fletcher, Chronicle of a Pharaoh: The Intimate Life of Amenhotep III, 176 pp, ex-Library; both well illus. MB $3


483 Cantor, Antiquity: The Civilization of the Ancient World, 240 pp, hardcover; Kozloff, The First 4000 Years: The Ratner Collection of Judaean Antiquities, 114 pp, large softcover; Finley, The Ancient Economy, 262 pp. Minimum Bid $3


484 Thompson, Handbook of Life in Bible Times, 384 pp; Adkins & Adkins, Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome, 404 pp; both large hardcovers, illustrated. Minimum Bid $3


485 Eliot, The Horizon Concise History of Greece, 220 pp, hardcover w/dj, illus; Robinson, Hellas: A Short History of Ancient Greece, 201 pp, few illus. Minimum Bid $3`


486 Soren et al, Carthage: Uncovering the Mysteries & Splen-dors of Ancient Tunisia, 304 pp; O'Connell, The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal & The Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic, 310 pp; both hardcovers w/djs in nice condition. Minimum Bid $3


487 Guhl & Koner, Everyday Life of the Greeks & Romans, 620 pp, illus, 19th century book reprinted 1989, hardcover w/dj in good condition, a very fat volume. Minimum Bid $2


488 Michael Grant, The Army of the Caesars, 237 pp; Baker, The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves, 223 pp; both hardcovers, ex-Library. Minimum Bid $3


489 Goldsworthy, How Rome Fell: Death of Superpower; 531 pp, hardcover w/dj, As New; Brown, The World of Late Antiquity, AD 150-750, 216 pp; both illustrated. Minimum Bid $3


490 Mortimer, The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, 342 pp, hardcovr w/dj, illus; Bloch, Feudal Society, 279 pp. MB $3


FIXED PRICE SPECIALS

Multiples available. Order now or add to bids.


491 APOLLONIA Pontica, Ar Drachm, 450-400 BC, Anchor & crayfish/Facg Gorgoneion, S1655; F-VF, good bright silver, either sl off-ctr or with a touch of weak striking. (A VF brought $488, CGB 4/10) 26.50


492 ELYMAIS, Æ Drachms, 2d century AD, strictly Fine, gen-erally with attractive highlighted green patinas, mixed types, 3 for 15.95, 10 for 48.50



493 OLBIA dolphin shaped coins, around 200 BC, as S1684 (£200) but smaller; this hoard ex German auction graded "VF," they are typical undetailed looking things, partially cleaned, not the best but extremely cheap: 10/24.95, 30/69.75


494 PARION, Ar 3/4 drachm, c. 480 BC, Facg Gorgoneion/cross pattern in incuse square, S3917 (£200); always with mushy obverses, these are selected for having reasonably clear faces,

F-VF, good silver, 22.50, 3 for 59.75



495 LIVONIA, Solidus, 1661-64, crude G-VG or better, silver color, generally with visible dates, 2.99


s496 TABARISTAN, Ar Sassanian style hemidrachm, Jarir, 786-88 AD, dated PYE 135, Gov's name in margin, Alb.64; VF or better, almost as struck, with luster. (An EF (diff date) brought $414, Baldwin's 10/13.) 33.95



497 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.) 10.95, 3/29.95



498 -- Bahawalpur, Square Paisa, Y8, AH1342,1343 crude VF or better (cat $12) 2.99, 3/7.95, 10/23.95, 30/$66


499 CAMBODIA, 2 Pe, billon, 1847, KM11, Rooster, uniface, VF (cat $10) 3.45, 3/8.95


500 PALEMBANG (Sumatra), Tin Pitis, c. 1700-early 1800s, asstd types, VG-F giveaway price: 10/9.95, 30/26.95, 100/$79


501 -- Same but strictly VF, nice strong coins, 10/26.95, 30/$69


502 -- My little book with enlarged illustrations of 291 different Palembang varieties, with rarity ratings, $4.99


503 BANTAM (Java) c.1700 tin pitis, hexagonal center hole, 25-26 mm, rare, EF, bold & nice 32.75


504 DEMAK (Java) Sultan Pangeran al Patah 1475-1518, Tin pitis, 20 mm uniface, crude F or better 5.95, 3/15.95, 10/$45


505 SOMALIA, 25S 2004 crown size, Pope JPII, set of 3 KM155-57 BU (cat $21) 8.95, 3/24.95, 10/$75, 30/$199


506 VIETNAM, Cash coin, Schj. 32, 1453-59, (Toda 56 cat $18), nice coin Choice EF with lovely 2-tone green patina 5.95


507 Schj.34, 1460-97, scarce EF, unusually nice 5.95


508 Zinc cash, C36, 1739-66, rare, VG-F (KM VG=$18, wrongly listed as copper) nice for this 4.95


509 FR. INDOCHINA, 1/4c 1942,above average, decent F or better (F cat $8), 1.50, 3/3.99, 10/9.95, 30/26.95


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


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


512 EQUAT. GUINEA, 1000Fr 1995 crown size, cxolorized stamp, error lgnd KM84.2 Unc (cat $30) 13.50, 3/36.95


513 IRAN, 10&20R 1358, KM1243-1244 BU pair (cat $30) 5.95


514 JAPAN, 500Y 2008 bimetallic, cash coin shown, PRF (cat $50) in fancy issue case, 3 diff types, each 16.95


515 MACEDONIA, 2008 5-pc set BU 3.95, 3/10.95


516 SUDAN, 50G crown 1972 Scarcer variety KM56.2 Unc 3.95, 3/9.95,10/29.95, 30/79.95


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


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


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


520 LIBYA, 1979 6-pc set UNC (cat $32) 12.95, 3/33.95


521 DJIBOUTI, 1999 10-20-50F, BU (cat $15-20 each) all 3 for 11.95, 3 sets $33, 10 sets $99


522 UGANDA, 10 Sh 1987 BU (cat $4.50) 1.55, 3/4.25


523 BRIT W.AFRICA 1/10d 1932 Unc 3/3.99, 10/11.50, 30/19.95


537 MADAGASCAR, 6-pc sets 1996-2005, 1-2-5-10-20-50 Ariary, BU (cat $37.50) 11.50, 3 sets 29.95, 10/89.75


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