SALE 111 PART 4
327 GALERIA VALERIA, Follis, VENERI VICTRICI, Venus stg l, MK-Delta, Choice EF, virtually mint
state, obv perfectly centered & well struck with superb sharp portrait detail; rev sl off-ctr but complete; nice glowing steely-brown surfaces.
(A VF-EF realized $1056 (not a typo), Kunker 3/17.) Minimum Bid $150
328 Same, but ANT mint; F+, centered, sl lgnd wkness, brown patina, portrait shows some hair
detail. Starting Bid $18
329 SEVERUS II, As Caesar, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, SMSD; Choice EF+,
well centered & sharply struck, lustery silvered surfaces with moderate toning. Portrait detail
very sharp. (An EF realized $1150, Lanz 5/06.) Start Bid $250
330 ROMULUS, 1/4 Follis, AETERNAE MEMORIAE, Eagle atop temple, RQ; AF, centered,
lgnds complete tho part wk, darkish brown. Mintmark very wk. Ex Rauch 3/11
as F bringing $122. Starting Bid $60
331 MAXIMINUS II, As Caesar, Follis, GENIO CAESARIS, Genius stg l, ALE; VF, some obv lgnd
partly off, lt brown patina, nice strong pportrait. (A VF [weak] brought $87, Agora 9/16.)
Starting Bid $12
332 LICINIUS I, Æ3, Mantled bust l./IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter stg l, crescent at left,
SMAL; EF, perfectly centered & well struck, silvered surfaces with lt tone on high points. Nice.
(An EF brought $175, Peus 11/05.) Starting Bid $30
333 CONSTANTINE I, Æ3, PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, Camp gate, SMANTA; Virtually Mint State,
obv a hair off-ctr crowding lgnd at left; fully silvered with lt tone; superb portrait detail.
(An EF of the type literally sold for $365, DNW 4/08.) Starting Bid $40
334 Same but SMTS-Delta, EF, well centered & struck with no wkness, silvery grey-brown
tone. Start Bid $25
335 Æ3, VIRTVS AVGG, wide camp gate with 4 turrets, ARLS; Choice EF, well centered & struck
on large flan, smooth olive-brown surfaces. Very nice, and a scarce type, not to be confused with
the previous two. (A VF realized $292, iNumis 10/09.) Starting Bid $50
336 Æ3, VOT XX in wreath etc, P*AR; Choice EF, centered & well struck, lustrous dark
brown surfaces, portrait exceedingly sharp. (A VF/VF+ brought $190, iNumis 3/07.
Must've been the"plus.") Starting Bid $25
337 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ4, POP ROMANVS ("Father Rome") bust l./CONS/A, Milvian bridge;
VF, centered, dark patina, faintly grainy but clear & decent. Very scarce type.
(A F-VF brought $240, Rauch 11/06.) Start Bid $40
338 HELENA, Æ3, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE, Securitas stg l, P-crescent-T, EF, perfectly
centered & well struck, olive-greenish patina, minimally grainy surfaces; portrait has
exceptionally sharp detail. (An EF realized $748, Stack's 1/09.) MB $60
339 FAUSTA, Æ3, SPES REIPVBLICAE, Fausta stg hldg babies, SMKA; EF, virtually mint state,
well centered, glittery silvered surfaces with lt tone & only slightest hint of granularity; sharp
portrait detail. Choice example. (An EF brought $940, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $120
340 CONSTANTINE II, Æ3, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Camp gate, SMH-Gamma; EF, centered,
quite sharply struck with just a bit of crudeness in part of lgnds; portrait & camp gate with crisp
detail; silvered surfaces with a little toning. (An EF realized $201, Gorny 10/16.) Starting Bid $25
341 CONSTANS, Æ4, VOT XX MVLT XXX in wreath, SMKB; EF, centered on sl ragged flan
with complete lgnds, glossy dark patina, a little crudeness but good for this.
(An EF brought $26 on $40 bid in my long-ago 5/89 sale.) Starting Bid $15
342 CONSTANTIUS II, Æ4, VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN, Two Victories hldg wreaths, branch
betw; Delta-SIS; Choice VF, well centered & struck with full lgnds (unusual thus), dark
patina. (Stronger than a GVF bringing $67, CNG eAuc 11/11.) MB $15
343 Siliqua, VOTIS XXX MVLTIS XXXX in wreath, LVG, AEF/VF+, obv well centered, rev sl off-ctr
but complete, good metal with lt tone. Nice; not clipped.
(A GVF brought $470, CNG eAuc 10/10.) Starting Bid $110
344 VETRANIO, Cent, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler w/2 labara, •TSA•; Choice VF, obv centered,
rev sl off-ctr crowding lgnd at left; olive-brown tone with hint of underlying silvering.
Nice strong portrait. (A VF brought $412, CNG 3/96.) Start Bid $110
345 JULIAN, Æ1, SECVRITAS REIPVB, Bull stg r, NIKB• betw branches; Choice VF-EF,
well centered & struck, smooth olive green patina with earthen hilighting. Very pleasing quality. (Has the look of a tooled coin, yet I cannot find any trace of tooling.)
(A Ch. VF brought $286 on $320 bid in my 1/95 sale; GVF $582, CNG 6/06.) Starting Bid $120
346 Æ3, Helmeted bust left with spear & shield/VOT X MVLT XX in wreath, HERACLB;
VF, centered, well struck, medium brown. (A VF brought $56 on $70 bid in my 6/88 sale.) MB $15
347 Siliqua, VOTIS V MVLTIS X in wreath, SCON; AVF/VF, much clipped, most of obv lgnd off but
just enough present for identification; ditto the mintmark. Moderate tone. MB $25
348 Siliqua, Bearded bust/VOT X MVLT XX in wreath, eagle in medallion at top/SCONST;
VF, probably a little clipped, 2.17 g, but lgnds fully complete, good metal with lt tone.
(Same variety, GVF with lt scrs, brought $720, CNG 5/19.) Start Bid $90
349 JOVIAN, Æ3, VOT V MVLT X in wreath, ASIRM (probably), AEF, obv well centered with full
lgnd, rev sl off-ctr with mintmk mostly off; medium brown.
(A VF+ brought $275, iNumis 3/10.) Starting Bid $35
350 Æ1, VICTORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler stg w/labarum & Victory, RES-Gamma;
VF/VF+, well centered, olive-green patina, very sl surface imperfections, but in the hand a
pleasant bold coin with strong details. (A VF+ brought $380 on $500 bid in my 1/99 sale.)
Starting Bid $110
351 VALENTINIAN I, Æ1, RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE, Ruler stg w/labarum & victory,
SMN-Gamma; VF/F-VF, well centered on large flan, brownish-green patina, mostly smooth
surfaces with only slightest imperfections. Nice strong coin; very scarce.
(An AVF brought $291 reduced from $600 bid in my 5/99 sale; VF $965, Titano 6/03.)
Starting Bid $125
352 GRATIAN, Siliqua, VRBS ROMA, Roma std l, R*E; F-VF/VF, well centered & struck on a full
flan, good metal with medium tone. Ex Cornelius Vermuele Collection with his ticket. Rome mint,
very scarce thus, and very rare with E officina!
(A VF of this type, commoner TRPS mint, brought $331, Naumann 1/18.) Starting Bid $100
353 Æ3, VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma std facg, ANTA; Choice AEF, obv lgnd crowded at left,
well centered, good strike with strong detail; glossy dark brown
surfaces. Unusually nice for this
(An EF/AEF brought $110, Aufhauser 10/93.) MB $35
354 VALENS, Siliqua, VOT V MVLT X in wreath, RT; AEF/EF, perfectly centered on full flan,
excellent metal with attractive toning. A small spot of die rust by nose might be noted, scarcely
visible. Very nice coin. Ex E. Harptree Hoard. (An EF, same mint, brought $475, Pegasi 2/17.)
Starting Bid $200
355 Siliqua, RESTITVTOR REIP, Ruler stg with labarum & Victory, SLVG•; VF, perfect centering,
clipped, deeply toned. Very minor surface faults. Ex E. Harptree
mint, VF, brought $401, Bertolami 1/19.)
Starting Bid $110
356 THEODOSIUS I, Æ2, Helmeted bust with spear & shield/ GLORIA ROMANORVM,
Ruler & Victory on galley, T/CONB; Nice AEF, well centered on sl ragged flan, sharply struck
with strong detail, smooth medium brown surfaces.
VF-EF brought $201 on $225 bid in my 8/06 sale; GVF smoothing &
double strike $460, CNG 9/04.)
Starting Bid $75
357 MAGNUS MAXIMUS, ("Biggest Max") Siliqua, VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma std l, TRPS,
F-VF, rev sl off-ctr, lgnds complete, not clipped, good metal with lt tone. Ex Cornelius Vermuele
with his tag. (A VF with small edge chipp brought $151 in my 1/00 sale.) Starting Bid $85
358 MAJORIAN, Æ4, VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory stg l, MD, LRBC 582, RIC 2645; F-VF or better for
this, obv sl off-ctr, lgnd off at rt but MAIORIAN present, rev sl crude with lgnd partly off at rt,
mintmk quite clear. Lt brown with traces of pale green. Portrait fully clear. Really a good
example, which most anyone else would grade VF (as did I, on my original envelope).
Very rare -- more so than his gold. I got this, unidentified, out of a bagful of small late bronzes.
Oddly enough, years later, I found an even nicer one for my collection, in the same way —
from the same dealer! (A "VF" [but rough, off-ctr & weak] brought $1700, Artemide 4/07.)
Starting Bid $750
359 ANASTASIUS I, Follis, S19, scarcer variety with star on shoulder (very clear); F+, big 39 mm
flan, a little weak at right each side, portrait has some detail; vivid deep green patina.
(An F-VF with sl roughness (no star) brought $62 on $75 bid in my 1/10 sale.) Starting Bid $20
360 JUSTIN I, 1/2 Follis, S69, Bust r/Large K, offic. Gamma; F, obv sl off-ctr, dark patina with
orangy hilighting. (Same variety, GVF, described as rare, brought $330, CNG eAuc 6/19.) MB $20
361 JUSTINIAN I, 1/2 Follis, S226, Bust r/Large K, THEUOP in cross at left, Offic Delta; F+, obv
lgnd off at left, smooth dark patina with strong orangy hilighting; nice.
(A VF, looks equal at best, brought $209, CGB 6/04.) Starting Bid $20
362 Follis, S158, Bust r/Large M betw star & cross, Offic.A; F-VF/VF, well centered, full clear
lgnd, strong portrait of childish artistry; boldly hilighted green patina. Nice bold coin.
(A VF brought $180, Pegasi 11/09.) Starting Bid $25
363 Follis, S163, Facing bust, CON XuI, Offic. Delta; Choice VF, centered on oversized flan with
wide margins; well struck; smooth lt brown. Fully clear sad-sack portrait.
(A GVF sold for $529, CNG 5/15.) Starting Bid $80
364 Follis, S214, Ruler enthroned facg/ Large M, +THEUP-B; F-VF, pale brown, obv well
centered with some minor roughness but everything clear, much detail on figure; rev somewhat
off-ctr with significant roughness. Scarce type.
(A F+ brought $101 on $120 bid in my 3/04 sale.) Starting Bid $17
365 Siliqua, S-157, bust r/VOT MVLT MTI in wreath, CONOS below; F-VF, well centered &
struck, decent metal with lt tone & only very minor surface imperfections, sl crudeness on rev.
(A porous F+ brought $347, CNG eAuc 9/07.) Starting Bid $125
366 JUSTIN II, 1/2 Follis, S366, Justin & Sophia std/Large K, TES-u; F-VF/VF, strongly
contrasting dark green & orangy patina; centered, scant obv lgnd but some detail on figures,
rev very bold. (A GVF brought $184, Stacks 1/09.) Starting Bid $12
367 Follis, S369, NIKO-X-B; Choice VF/AEF, nrly centered, medium brown, much detail on figures,
rev very bold. Far above average. (A GVF brought $460, CNG 9/11.) Starting Bid $50
368 TIBERIUS II, 10 Nummia, S-436, Facg bust/cross above X in circle; VF, sl off-ctr but
complete, strongly contrasting dark green & earthen patina, few sm deposits on rev; face very bold.
(A GVF realized $253, CNG eAuc 10/16.) Starting Bid $30
369 MAURICE, GOLD Solidus, S478, Facg bust/VICTORIA AVGGB, Angel stg; EF, virtually mint
state with luster, but flat struck area at obv upper left & rev lower right. Strong face.
(A VF+ brought $622, iNumis 11/08.) Starting Bid $300
370 10 Nummia, S536, Facg bust/Large X, ANNO III; VF/F-VF, ragged flan, medium brown,
minimally grainy on rev, good strong face.
(A GVF realized — I kid you not — $1093, CNG 9/08.) Starting Bid $20
371 1/2 Follis, S497, Facg bust/Large K, Yr X, offic. E?; overall F-VF, sl off-ctr on large unround
flan, flatly struck at obv top & rev bottom, officina almost invisible; lt brown patina, a little
grainy; clear face. Starting Bid $10
372 Follis, S532, Facg bust/Large M, THEUP/, ANNO IIu; VF+/VF, nrly centered, well struck,
dark greenish patina with some earthen hilighting; obv particularly strong with great portrait detail.
(A VF brought $290, Gorny 10/07) Start Bid $45
373 Follis, S533, Facg bust/Large M, THEUP•, ANNO XIIII-Gamma; AVF/VF-EF, centered on
an oversized flan, greenish-brown patina with some pale green hilighting; face weak but
visible, otherwise strong detail. (A VF/VF-EF brought $185 on $225 bid in my 4/12 sale.)
Starting Bid $27
374 PHOCAS, Follis, S659, Facg bust/XXXX, NIKOA, Year u; overall better than F, strong VF face,
but overstruck on unround flan, some weakness, dark green patina with some patchy
earthen hilighting. (A F brought $46 on $77 bid, FSR 11/06.) Starting Bid $17
375 HERACLIUS, 10 Nummia, S876, Facg bust/Large X betw N & M, Carthage Mint; AVF,
nrly centered, rev wk at top, dark patina with earthen hilighting, obv lgnd & face reasonably
clear. Rare. (A VF brought $138, CNG 9/11.) Starting Bid $30
376 CONSTANS II, Follis, S-1110, 2 figures/2 figures flanking M; Syracuse; VF, nrly centered
on elongated clipped flan, dark greenish patina; Constantine IV's head partly off, the other 3
figures pretty good, face of Constans quite sharp. (A VF brought $233, DNW 9/08.) Starting Bid $20
377 1/2 Follis, Carthage, S1057, Facg bust/Cross betw X's; F, minimally off-ctr, rev a little
crude (from overstrike?); medium brown; face weak. (A VF brought $302, Gorny 3/12.) MB $15
378 CONSTANTINE IV, Ar Hexagram, sim. S1170, Bust 3/4 rt with spear/Cross above globe
betw Heraclius & Tiberius; F, nrly centered, much wkness at edges, portrait has clear face, much
better style than Sear plate; holed at obv top. Rare.
(A GVF, overstruck, brought $896, CNG eAuc 4/13.) Starting Bid $35
379 CONSTANTINE V, Fol, S1569, VF-EF, nrly centered on the usual smallish oblong flan, but
larger than usual; sage green patina; all 3 portraits quite strong. Well above average quality.
(A GVF brought $230, CNG 5/09.) Starting Bid $35
380 LEO V, Follis, S1636, Facg Leo bust/Constantine bust facg; AVF, sl off-ctr on smallish
irregular flan, sage green patina, both faces reasonably clear. Ex Italian auction as VF+.
(A grainy AF/F+ brought $41 in my 2/05 sale.) Starting Bid $15
381 ROMANUS I, Cherson cast Æ, S1764, Large PW monogram, essentially uniface as usual,
VF, sl clipped & cupped flan, dark green patina with hilighting, monogram bold.
(A VF, uniface, brought $410, Gorny 10/09.) Start Bid $20
382 ANONYMOUS, Follis, S1813, Christ bust facg/4-line lgnd, chevron ornaments above &
below; AVF, somewhat off-ctr on oval flan, a bit misstruck here & here, olive-brown patina;
Christ shows much hair & face detail.
(A F-VF brought $66 in my 2/17 sale; VF $176 in my 1/00 sale.) Starting Bid $25
383 Follis, S1836, Christ stg facg/3-line lgnd; VF, obv sl off-ctr on unusually spread ovoid
flan; somewhat crude strike (over-strike?) with some wkness on rev, Christ has much detail incl
face; olivy brown patina, minimal graininess. Far above average; scarcer type.
(A VF brought $149, F&S 10/00.) Start Bid $35
384 Follis, S1855, Christ bust facg/3-line lgnd; AVF/F, centered on smallish oval flan, brown
patina, Christ's face a bit weak but visible, thus excellent for this the scarcest of the basic
anonymous types. (A VF brought $255, Gorny 10/09.) MB $30
385 Follis, S1867, Facg Christ bust/Facg Virgin orans; VF, centered on oval flan "favoring the
types," faintly grainy olive-brown patina, both faces fully clear, rare thus.
(A VF but with faces flat brought $364, NY Sale 1/08.) Starting Bid $45
386 JOHN II, ELECTRUM aspron trachy, S1942, Christ std facg/John & St. George hldg cross; F,
but much flat striking around peripheries; small cracklike flan void; very pale gold, virtually silver
color. (A VF brought $364, Goldbergs 9/16.) Start Bid $90
387 MICHAEL VIII, Æ Trachy, S2270, St. Theodore bust facg/Michael crowned by Christ;
VF but rather crude with much wkness as usual, but much detail shows, medium brown,
ragged unround flan. RARE. (A VF brought $314, CNG 2/09.) MB $30
388 Æ Trachy, Not in Sear, Hendy or Bendall, Archangel Michael hldg long cross/Ruler on throne;
AF, dark greenish patina with paler hilighting, much wkness in centers. RARE.
(A NVF brought $90, Naumann 1/18.) Starting Bid $12
389 GROUP: I went through my collection and pulled out these 7 coins that don't meet
my increasingly snobby condition standards. Of course they're not real bad or they wouldn't have
been there in the first place; VG-F or a bit better. All scarce or rare: Sear #93A, 193, 181, 186B,
370A, 601, 1200. Start Bid $45
OTHER OLD COINS
390 ARAB-Sasanian, Ar Drachm (31 mm), Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, 674-83 AD, Darabgard,
Year 45; types as Sasanian but Arabic lgnds; EF/VF-EF, quite well struck, good metal with
deep brownish-grey tone. Rare mint; this type usually from Basra.
(This exact variety, Near EF with sl scrs brought $358, CNG eAuc 7/12.) Starting Bid $90
391 -- Umar ibn Ubaidallah, Ar Drachm, Bishapur, Year 70; AEF, well struck, good bright silver.
Ex Pars as Choice EF. (An EF, same mint & date, brought $269, Kunker 3/13.) MB $80
392 ARMENIA, Levon I, 1198-1219, Ar Tram, 22 mm, King facg on lion throne/cross betw
lions; Choice EF, good lustery silver, well struck for this with less than the usual crudeness/wkness.
(A Nr EF brought $270, CNG 9/10.) Starting Bid $25
393 AUSTRIAN Netherlands, 1/5 Daalder, 1567, 29 mm, Philip bust r/crowned shield etc,
G, weakish, lt scrs. Date is clear. Starting Bid $8
394 CHINA, Knife coin, "Ming" series, c.400-220 BC, Hartill 4.40 etc, rev "Nei" something,
second character very weak; otherwise F-VF or so, green patina, with a little earthen crusting.
Genuine. (In my last sale, one with no inscr visible brought $41 on $51 bid.) Starting Bid $25
395 Square-foot Spade coin, "An Yang," 350-250 BC, Sim. S-16, Hartill 3.183, 48 mm;
Choice VF-EF, good tan-brown surfaces with no porosity or encrustation, but guaranteed genuine.
Very nice, with fully bold characters. (A VF brought $368, CNG eAuc 11/14.) Starting Bid 60
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396 Pan-liang, c. 200 BC, Hartill 7.7, Schj.82, 32 mm, 4.31 gms; F, green patina with a bit of
earthen crusting. Uniface. Scarce early issue. (A VF brought $185, Emporium Hamburg 11/09.) MB $5
397 Wang Mang, 7-22 AD, Huo-pu spade coin, S-148, Hart. 9.30, Choice EF, lt brown patina,
minor traces of encrustation obv, rev more encrusted. Genuine.
(A GVF brought $206, Noble 11/14.) Starting Bid $35
398 -- Huo-chuan, 23 mm, Schj.155, scarcer variety with clear double inner rim, Hart.9.34,
AEF, green patina with sl earthen hilighting, sharp, well made. Genuine (of course). Start Bid $4
399 T'ang Dynasty, Kai-yuan, 621-718 AD, Schj.312, H.14.1, EF, brown patina with some
green hilighting. Starting Bid $3
400 Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, LOT of 33 diff coins, identified by Schjoth #s,
average VG-F. Starting Bid $30
401 Large 10 Cash, 35 mm, Chong-ning, 1102-06, Hartill 16.400, Schj.621; AF, 2-toned brown,
nice bold coin. MB $4
402 Ming Dynasty, Chong Zhen, 1628-44, large 2 Cash, S1282, H.20.325, 26 mm; VF-EF, brown
with some green hilighting.
(Better than the VF from my collection realizing $115 in Teutoburger 2/13 auction.) Starting Bid $6
403 Qing Dynasty, Kang-Xi, 1662-1722, LOT of 32 pcs, asstd but mostly central mints
with duplication, 25-27 mm, average around Fine. MB $10
404 ELBING, Billon Solidus, 17 mm, 1630-34, lot of all 5 dates, avg crude G or better.
Starting Bid $10
405 ENGLAND, STEPHEN, 1135-54, Ar Penny, Cross Moline type, Bust r with scepter/cross,
S1278, London, moneyer ESTMVND, VF, good silver with lt tone, sl off-ctr with areas of flatness
as always, but portrait quite clear; a very nice example for this. Rare.
(A VF with partial flat strike brought $2013, CNG 6/05.) Starting Bid $400
406 Edward III, 1327-77, Ar Groat, London, S1567, F-VF, nrly centered on a full flan, 28 mm,
decent strike with only few letters wk, good metal with lt tone; face weak but visible; some very
sl scrs. Scarce. (A VF brought $558, CNG 5/15.) MB $90
407 Henry VI, 1422-61, Ar 1/2 Groat, S1840, Annulet issue, Calais, London, 21 mm;
VF+, nrly centered, well struck on good metal with nice tone, face fully sharp.
(A GVF brought $447, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $100
Lots 408-13 are ex my great British collection
408 Charles II, Farthing, PATTERN, 1671, Peck-438 ("Very Rare"), the adopted type which began
in 1672; F+/F, medium brown, only insignificant surface quibbles, quite nice.
(A Fine with rim bruise & scrs brought $297, CNG 9/02.) Start Bid $90
409 James II, 1/2 Crown 1687 1st bust, VG/G, vaguely buckled appearance, maybe ex fire?;
ltly toned. (A VG brought $265 + buyer fee, London Coins Auction 12/14.) Starting Bid $75
410 William III, Farthing 1697, conservatively graded F-VF, medium brown, much detail on
portrait, most would grade this VF; really very nice for the type.
(A cleaned Near VF brought $153, Baldwin's 9/06.) Starting Bid $50
411 Anne, Shilling, 1707E, 2nd bust, G/F, line of sl haymarking on portrait, otherwise good
metal with deep tone. Start Bid $20
412 George I, 1/2 Penny 1720; F-VF, technically better but has a bit of striking wkness near
centers; glossy dark brown surfaces. Far above average.
(A VF with weak centers sold for $205, DNW 10/04.) Starting Bid $35
413 George II, Farthing 1732, P859 (scarce); VF, medium brown, sl grainy surfaces mainly on obv.
(A GVF or better brought $350, Spink 10/18.) Starting Bid $25
414 -- Ar 2 Pence, 1743/0, Choice EF, well struck on good metal with rich old tone.
Starting Bid $50
415 George III, Sixpence 1787 With Hearts, Choice AU-Unc, well struck, much bright luster,
just a bit of handling in obv field keeps me from calling this Unc.
(An EF brought $195, Agora 12/17.) Starting Bid $75
416 -- 1/2 Penny, 1772 (rev B, P902), VF-EF, good glossy brown surfaces but with some lt scrs,
most noticeably in obv right field. Ex my collection. Starting Bid $20
You can find out where bidding stands just by asking me.
417 Conder Token 1/2d 1795, Buckinghamshire, Chesham, D&H 20, Lion atop castle/arms;
Nice VF+, well struck, excellent brown surfaces. Not common. Starting Bid $20
418 -- 1796, Devonshire, Plymouth D&H 6, Woman spinning yarn/Man in loom; AF/F+,
brown, decent. Starting Bid $10
419 -- 1793, Hampshire, Petersfield, D&H47, Man on horse/stork, AVF, lt brown, many
lt scrs. Starting Bid $10
420 GERMANY, Brandenburg, billon Solidus c. 1625-55, 16 mm, GW monogram/Eagle,
LOT of 17 pcs, generally crude G or so with dates not visible. Starting Bid $15
421 Teutonic Order, Winrych von Kniprode, 1351-82, Ar Szelag, 21 mm, Shield/shield, VF or better,
a little of lgnds flatly struck, shields very bold, excellent metal with rich colorful toning.
(Looks nicer than a Choice VF bringing $144, Album 1/19.) Starting Bid $30
422 HUNGARY, Bela III, 1172-96, Æ Scyphate follis, 27 mm, Virgin facg/2 kings std facg;
AEF/EF, well centered & struck, medium brown, strong details, very nice for this.
(A VF brought $276, CNG eAuc. 3/14.) Starting Bid $40
423 INDIA, Maitrakas of Valabhi, Saurashtra, c.470-700, Ar Drachma, bust r/trident; VF+,
small flan, obv nrly centered with clear portrait, rev off-ctr with a little maroon encrustation.
(A VF (Off-ctr, part wk) brought $60, Solidus 2/19.) Starting Bid $10
424 ISLAMIC, Seljuks of Rum, Ar Dirham, 22 mm, 'Izz al-Din Kay Ka'us II bin Kay Khusraw,
1246-49, Alb.1223; Choice EF, centered & well struck, good bright silver.
(A GVF brought $87, CNG eAuc 9/17.) Starting Bid $25
425 -- Ar Dirham, Ghiyath al-Din Kay Khusraw III bin Qilich Arslan, 1265-84, Album 1232.
I picked this and the previous as best out of a sackful. Virtually mint state, nrly centered,
well struck without wkness, lustrous silver. (A Near EF brought $61, Naumann 1/18.) Starting Bid $28
426 LITHUANIA, Ar Solidus 1624, 16 mm, S monogram/crown over 2 shields; VF, sl off-ctr,
edge ragged, but well struck with good detail, clear date. Starting Bid $5
427 LIVONIA, Solidus, 16 mm, LOT of 10 diff dates, 1645-55, average crude VG or so,
dates visible (obviously). Start Bid $20
428 PERU, Cob 2 Reales, 1732-N, Choice F-VF or better, well struck on excellent metal with
old lt tone; date perfectly clear; neatly holed at upper right corner. Starting Bid $35
429 POLAND, Solidus, 1626, 16+ mm, Crowned S monogram/ shield; F & very decent,
nrly centered, toned, problem free. Starting Bid $5
430 RIGA, Billon Solidus, LOT of 11 diff dates, 1627-60, average at least crude
G-VG in individual envelopes. MB $20
431 RUSSIA, 5 Kop copper, 1782-EM, big 41 mm, VF, but really VF, obv sl off-ctr, good detail,
nice brown surfaces. (A VF brought $66, CNG eAuc 2/06.) Starting Bid $22
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