SALE 110 PART 4
326 CONSTANTINE I, Æ3, CONSTANTINIANA DAFNE, Constantinopolis std with trophy & captive, CONS; VF, well centered, pleasant olive green patina. Scarce type.
(A VF-EF brought $224, Emp. Hamburg 5/14.) Starting Bid $20
327 Æ3, LIBERTAS PVBLICA, Cheerleader on galley holding up 2 pom-poms; E/CONS;
EF, perfectly centered & well struck, smooth dark greenish patina, nice. Very scarce type.
(A VF realized $325, iNumis 11/08; EF $550, CGF 6/07.) MB $50
328 Æ3, PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, Camp gate, SMALB; Choice EF, centered & sharply struck,
silvered with tone on high points. Strong portrait detail.
(An EF of the type literally sold for $365, DNW 4/08.) Starting Bid $35
329 Same but SMANTA, EF, well centered & struck with no wkness, good smooth
dark brown surfaces. Start Bid $25
330 Reduced Follis, SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol stg l, PLN (London); EF, somewhat off-ctr
but full lgnds, good strike for this with only minor lgnd crudeness, portrait & Sol sharp;
excellent dark brown surfaces. (An EF, same mintmk, brought $260, Davisson 9/17.)
Starting Bid $30
331 Æ3, VOT XX in wreath etc, BSIS; EF, centered, dark green with paler green hilighting, part of rev lgnd flat. (A VF/VF+ brought $190, iNumis 3/07. Must've been the"plus.") MB $18
332 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ4, VRBS ROMA bust l./GLORIA EXERCITVS, standard betw soldiers, CONSZ; VF-EF, well centered with complete lgnds, smooth brown surfaces, good detail. Far above average for this scarce mule type. (A VF, small flan, brought $61 on $126 bid in my 6/97 sale.) Start Bid $35
333 HELENA, Æ3, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE, Securitas stg l, SMS-Delta, Choice EF, centered
& quite well struck with great detail on portrait & rev figure; silvered surfaces with lt to
moderate toning. (An EF realized $748, Stack's 1/09.) MB $100
334 FAUSTA, Æ3, SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Fausta stg w/babies, SMANTE; Choice EF, centered,
well struck, silvered surfaces with lt to moderate toning. Sharp detail on portrait & rev figure.
(A Ch. EF brought $1080, CNG 5/18.) Starting Bid $120
335 Same but SPES REIPVBLICAE, SMANTE, Strong VF-EF, centered, well struck, dark
greenish-brown with earthen hilighting, strong details both sides.
(A VF with hairlines [ugly] sold for $200, Berk 11/12.) Starting Bid $45
336 HANNIBALIANUS, Æ4, SECVRITAS PVBLICA, Euphrates reclining r; F-VF, nrly centered
but lgnds rather wk incl mintmk; glossy dark brown patina; decent portrait with much detail.
(A rough F brought $385, Coin Galleries 2/96.) Starting Bid $95
337 CONSTANTINE II, Æ3, VOT V in wreath, lgnd around, RS; EF, smooth dark patina with
strong pale green hilighting; well centered & struck; nice sharp child portrait.
(An EF realized $180, DNW 4/08.) Starting Bid $25
338 CONSTANS, Cent., FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Ruler hldg phoenix, on galley steered by Victory,
AN-Gamma; Superb EF+, obv perfectly centered, rev a hair off-ctr crowding some lgnd;
perfect dark brown surfaces with hints of silvering; incredibly sharp detailed strike on both sides.
(An EF sold for $732, Nomos 10/16.) Starting Bid $85
339 CONSTANTIUS II, Æ4, VOT XX MVLT XXX in wreath, SMANB; Virtually Mint State,
sl off-ctr crowding end of obv lgnd; portrait fully sharp; lustrous brown surfaces. Very nice for this.
(An EF sold for $180, Lanz 5/08.) Starting Bid $25
340 Cent, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen horseman, TS-Gamma; EF, nrly centered,
full lgnds, silvered surfaces with lt tone, faint granularity. Note interesting rev composition
with soldier spearing straight down. (An EF with sl corrosion brought $640, Helios 3/11.)
Starting Bid $45
341 Siliqua, VOTIS XXX MVLTIS XXXX in wreath, SCON, VF+, well centered & struck,
good two-toned metal, not clipped. (A GVF brought $470, CNG eAuc 10/10.) Starting Bid $100
342 ISSUE by VETRANIO, Cent, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler hldg 2 labara, Delta-SIS;
VF+, technically better with scant wear but somewhat crudely struck in places with lgnd
mostly fuzzy; lustery dark brown surfaces. (A VF+ realized $265, CGF 6/07.) Starting Bid $20
343 VETRANIO, Cent, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler w/2 labara, TS-Delta; In NGC slab as AU,
Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, lt. smoothing. Possibly so but no marks visible. Coin is perfectly centered
& a good strike, tho beard is undetailed. Olive-brown toning with underlying silvering; lustery.
I would grade it Choice EF. (An EF sold for $1210, Rauch 4/14.) Start Bid $180
344 MAGNENTIUS, Cent, GLORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler on horse skewering fallen foe;
TRP-crescent; VF+/F-VF, obv sl off-ctr, rev centered, smooth brown surfaces, excellent detailed
portrait. Scarcer type. (An F-VF/VF brought $111 on $200 bid in my 5/09 sale.) Starting Bid $25
345 JULIAN, Æ1, SECVRITAS REIPVB, Bull stg r, •HERACL-Delta, dot below (unusual);
EF/VF, centered, sl ragged edge, flan could be larger, full lgnds; dark brownish green patina
with sl surface blemishes mainly on rev. Portrait with totally sharp detail.
(A Ch. VF brought $286 on $320 bid in my 1/95 sale; GVF $582, CNG 6/06.) Starting Bid $150
346 Æ3, Helmeted bust left with spear & shield/VOT X MVLT XX in wreath, BSIRM;
EF, sl off-ctr, obv lgnd wk/off at rt; part of rev wreath softly struck; good medium brown surfaces,
Portrait quite sharp in nice style. (An EF brought $609, Nomos 5/16.) Starting Bid $35
347 Siliqua, VOTIS V MVLTIS X in wreath, LVG; Choice EF, well centered & sharply struck
(except for small part of wreath but what kind of fool would even mention that); good metal,
quite lustrous on obv, ltly toned rev; unclipped. Superb detailed portrait.
(An EF realized $1215, Kunker 11/13.) Start Bid $200
348 JOVIAN, Æ3, VOT V MVLT X in wreath, ASIRM, EF, well centered, tho mintmk partly off;
wreath & obv lgnd a bit soft but portrait extremely sharp; lustery dark greenish surfaces.
Actually virtually as struck. (A VF+ brought $275, iNumis 3/10.) Starting Bid $45
349 GRATIAN, Siliqua, VRBS ROMA, Roma std l, R*Q; VF+, centered & well struck, not clipped,
good bright metal with lt tone. Scarcer mint. (A GVF of this type brought $298, NAC 5/13.)
Starting Bid $110
350 VALENS, Siliqua, VOT V MVLT X in wreath, RB; Choice VF, well centered & struck,
excellent metal with attractive toning. Was in my collection since 1987.
(A GVF realized $316, CNG 6/06.) Starting Bid $110
351 Siliqua, RESTITVTOR REIP, Ruler stg with labarum & Victory, PLVG•; VF, well centered,
minor wkness on upper part of rev figure, otherwise well struck; good metal with deep tone,
ex E. Harptree hoard. (Same variety, VF, brought $401, Bertolami 1/19.) Starting Bid $110
352 Æ1, RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE, Ruler stg with Victory & labarum, SMNB; AVF, centered,
couple sm edge splits, lgnds sl crowded but complete; smooth dark greenish patina.
Ex European auction as VF. RARE & quite good for this, very difficult to get any better
(I never have). (A VF [I grade F+] brought $650, Gorny 3/07.) Starting Bid $170
353 THEODOSIUS I, Æ4, VOT X MVLT XX in wreath, SMH-Delta (? a bit crude); AEF/VF,
nrly centered, obv lgnd partly wk, smooth dark greenish patina, unusually strong portrait detail..
(An AEF brought $128, CNG eAuc 4/10.) Starting Bid $20
354 Siliqua, VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma std l, TRPS, EF with bright luster, well centered on
a full flan, but lgnds quite wkly struck at left each side. (A GVF realized $496, Kunker 9/10.)
Starting Bid $85
355 ARCADIUS, Æ2, GLORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler stg with labarum & snowball, SMHA;
VF, nrly centered, full lgnds, light brown, nice detailed portrait.
(A GVF sold for $231, CNG eAuc 3/09.) Starting Bid $15
356 EUDOXIA, Æ3, Bust r with hand of God above/SALVS PVBLICA, Victory std r,
writing Chi-Rho in shield, ANT-Gamma; AEF, usual small flan with lgnds partly off, but most of
obv lgnd is present; glossy dark greenish-brown surfaces; great portrait detail for this.
Rare so good. (A VF with illegible mintmk brought $499, Hirsch 2/13.) Starting Bid $50
357 HONORIUS, Siliqua, VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma std l, MDPS; VF-EF, sl off-ctr,
lgnds wk/off at right each side, bright lustery silver. No clipping.
(A VF-EF, sl off-ctr brought $553, Gorny 3/10.) Starting Bid $90
358 ANASTASIUS I, 5 Nummia, S29, Large E, B; F-VF, brown patina, obv sl off-ctr with
partial lgnd, portrait has much detail.
(A F brought $20 on $40 bid in my 3/07 sale; VF $120, Rauch 10/05.) Starting Bid $10
359 JUSTIN & JUSTINIAN, Follis, Unlisted type with M betw two crosses (not star & cross);
cross above; CON-E; AF/F+ or so, greenish-brown patina, lt roughness, obv lgnd rather crude & wk
but ET IVS clear. RARE! (A VG of the reguar type brought $121, Kovacs 10/98.) Starting Bid $35
360 JUSTINIAN I, 5N, S170, Bust r/LargeE, B to rt, F+/VF, nrly centered,. obv lgnd visible tho
crude as usual, clear portrait; smooth dark patina with earthen hilighting.
(A VF brought $138, Vecchi 12/97.) Starting Bid $10
361 Follis, S158 but variety with clear star on shoulder, Offic. Delta; VF, obv sl off-ctr,
rev centered; portrait shows much hair detail but unusual barbarous style, lgnd also very crude.
Rev bold. Dark greenish patina with pale hilighting.
(A VF (normal type) brought $180, Pegasi 11/09.) Starting Bid $35
362 Follis, S163, Facing bust, CON A •X•X• — very unusual variety with dots above,
below & between the Xs; VF-EF, nrly centered, nicely struck without wkness, good portrait detail;
sl double strike on rev; nice olive green patina on obv, more brown on rev.
(A GVF, normal S-163, sold for $529, CNG 5/15.) Starting Bid $120
363 JUSTIN II, Follis, S360, CON-II-Delta, Choice VF, centered & well struck, unusually strong
detail on figures; dark greenish patina.
(Compare an F-VF bringing $77 on $95 bid in my 9/10 sale; VF $282, CNG 5/10.) Starting Bid $55
364 Same but Year 6-Delta, and with large Christogram above M; F-VF/VF+, just sl off-ctr,
dark greenish patina with pale earthen hilighting, obv a little crudely struck but with a fair bit of
detail on figures, rev very bold. Starting Bid $25
365 Follis, S369, NIKO-XI-B; VF, centered on a ragged flan, dark greenish brown patina,
Rulers heads undetailed but their costumes are unusually well detailed.
(A GVF brought $460, CNG 9/11.) Starting Bid $30
366 TIBERIUS II, 1/2 Follis, S443, Facing bust/Large XX, NIKO; VF, obv lgnd crude/wk,
sm flat area rev bottom; dark green patina; fully clear face.
(A VF realized $$73, CNG eAuc 7/11.) Starting Bid $15
367 MAURICE, Follis, S494, CON-uIII-B, AVF, nrly centered on ragged flan, dark greenish
patina with earthen hilighting, ruler's face fully clear.
(A VF/AVF brought $57 on $111 bid in my 5/09 sale; GVF $440, F&S 10/00.) MB $20
368 10 Nummia, S537, Facg bust/THEUP-XII; F-VF, centered, everything clear, dark patina
with earthen hilighting, decent face on portrait.
(An F-VF brought $28 on $48 bid in my 3/08 sale.) Starting Bid $15
369 HERACLIUS, GOLD Solidus, S738, 2 Rulers facg/VICTORIA AVGUB, cross on steps;
in NGC slab as XF, strike 3/5, surf 2/5, graffiti; I call it VF, obv sl off-ctr, some edge flattening;
rev wk at rt edge, lt graffiti in left field. (A VF brought $502, Elsen 3/08.) Starting Bid $260
370 CONSTANTINE V, Fol, S1569, AEF/VF+, nrly centered on a flan larger & less unround
than usual; slate green patina;, all 3 portraits quite strong; good for this.
(A GVF brought $230, CNG 5/09.) Starting Bid $40
371 LEO V, Follis, S1635, Facg busts of Leo & Constantine/ Large Lambda-K & cross;
At least F-VF but uneven strike with significant wkness; centered on a ragged oval flan;
dark greenish-brown patina.
(An AVF sold for $64 on $116 bid, in my 6/04 coinarama; VF $305, Gorny 3/07.) Starting Bid $12
372 CONSTANTINE VII & Romanus I, Cherson cast Æ, S1772, Monogram/monogram, F-VF,
centered, a little crude of course but both monograms quite clear; brown patina with a little
pale green hilighting. (AtGF realized $66, F&S 10/00.) Start Bid $20
373 ROMANUS III, Sil Miliaresion, S1822, rare; COPY, struck in silver, really beautiful work,
Unc with lt tone. Examples of this copy were initially listed as real in Roma 12/13 &
Spink 9/14 auctions. Starting Bid $12
374 ANONYMOUS, John I, Follis, S1793, Christ bust facg/4-line lgnd; F-VF, obv sl off-ctr,
thickish olive-green patina, Christ's facial features visible. This early small module type actually
quite scarce compared to the later big ones. (A VF realized $462, Gorny 10/08.) Starting Bid $15
375 -- Basil II - Constantine VIII, Follis, S1818, Christ bust facg/4-line lgnd; VF-EF/AVF, rev sl
off-ctr & crudeish on sl ragged flan, dark greenish patina with sl hilighting,
Very strong face on Christ. (An AVF brought $107 in my 2/16 sale; VF $391, CNG eAuc 12/14.)
Starting Bid $60
376 ANDRONICUS I, Scyphate trachy, S1985, Virgin stg facg/ Christ crowning Andy;
AVF, smooth dark olive brown with a little green encrustation on rev. Virgin figure clear,
much detail on rev. Scarce. (An AVF brought $81 in my 3/06 sale; VF $375, Lanz 6/13.)
Start Bid $20
377 MICHAEL VIII, Æ Trachy, S2264, Virgin orans 3/4 left/Mike & St George hldg labarum;
crude F/AVF or so, squareish flan, decent medium brown, rev sl double struck with St George
falling down; features reasonably clear. Pretty good for these. RARE.
(A VF brought $345, CNG 9/07.) MB $30
378 Trachy, S2304 or 2315? Bendall T11 or UT5? Facg figure/figure hldg large patriarchal cross;
F-VF or better, somewhat double struck & typically crude on smallish flan, smooth brown patina,
sm edge crack. Starting Bid $15
379 ANDRONICUS II & Michael IX, Ar Basilikon, S2402, Christ std/Andy & Mike stg; VF, centered,
a little weak in places as usual, excellent metal with lt tone.
(A VF realized $380, Rauch 4/08.) Starting Bid $65
380 BYZANTINE Lead Seal, 29 mm, 21.11 gm, Virgin & Christ facg/6-line lgnd; F/VF,
sl ragged flan, obv sl off-ctr, grey patina with earthen hilighting, rev nrly all legible.
(One with same obv brought $805 in NY Sale 1/02.) Starting Bid $30
OTHER OLD COINS
381 ARAB-Sasanian, Ar Drachm (31 mm), Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, 674-83 AD, Basra, Year 56;
types as Sasanian but Arabic lgnds; Choice EF, very well struck with no wkness,
good bright silver.
(This exact type, only diff year, AEF brought $575, Baldwin's 9/11.) Starting Bid $100
382 ARMENIA, Levon I, 1198-1219, Ar Tram, 22 mm, King facg on lion throne/
cross betw lions; Choice EF, nrly as struck, good lustery silver, well struck for this with less
than the usual crudeness/wkness. (A Nr EF brought $270, CNG 9/10.) MB $25
383 AUSTRIA, Salzburg Ar Pfennig 1765, 11 mm, date above 2 shields, uniface, EF, luster.
(An EF/Unc brought $140, Fruhwald 9/18.) Starting Bid $8
384 1/2 Taler, Tyrol, 1760, Maria Theresa/eagle, COPY, 34 mm brass, old??
EF+ sl uneven tone. Starting Bid $2
385 CHINA, Knife coin, "Ming" series, c.400-220 BC, Hartill 4.40 etc, F-VF or so with green
patina but much soil encrustation. Inscr not visible but might show if you scrape off the soil?
I don't advise it. Genuine. Starting Bid $12
386 Square-foot Spade coin, "An Yang," 350-250 BC, large size, 51 mm, Hart. 3.184, Schj.13 etc;
F-VF, green patina, sl dirt crusting. Sold for $86 in my April sale but our friends in the
post office delivered it broken in 3 places. Since repaired with "soil" at the breaks.
The good news is that the breakage proves authenticity; modern metal wouldn't break.
Starting Bid $8
387 Western Han Dynasty, c.175-119 BC, Pan-liang, Hartill 7.32, Schj.106 (slight rim), 24 mm,
VF, brown & green patina. (Similar, VF, brought $120, Kolner 5/12.) Starting Bid $5
388 Wang Mang, 7-22 AD, Huo-pu spade coin, S-148, Hart. 9.30, Choice EF, dark green patina
with some hilighting, very sharp. Genuine. (A GVF brought $206, Noble 11/14.) MB $30
389 -- Key money, S119, H9.12, a nice OLD COPY, VF-EF, brown patina, nice,
not modern crap. Starting Bid $3
390 -- Huo-chuan, 23 mm, Schj.149, Hart.9.32, EF, greenish patina, sharp, well made.
Genuine (of course). Starting Bid $4
391 T'ang Dynasty, Kai-yuan, 621-718 AD, Schj.315, rev crescent, VF-EF, nice green &
brown patina. Starting Bid $3
392 Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, LOT of 34 diff coins, identified by Schjoth #s,
average F+. Starting Bid $40
393 Large 10 Cash, 35 mm, Chong-ning, 1102-06, Hartill 16.400, Schj.621; AEF, lt brown,
cleaned of patina, sharp & nice. (An EF brought $153, Munz Zentr 5/14.) Starting Bid $15
394 Jin Tartars, Zheng-long, 1158-61, Sch.1083, Hart.18.40, Choice EF, lovely delicate
2-toned brown & green patina. (An EF realized $174, Munz Zentrum 9/12.) Starting Bid $6
395 Qing Dynasty, Shun-Zhi, 1644-61, LOT of 15 pcs, asstd mints with duplication,
26-27 mm, generally VG-F or so. MB $5
396 DENMARK, Ar 8 Skilling 1704, Fred IV bust r/crown etc, 21 mm, VG, toned,
a little bendy. Starting Bid $5
397 ELBING, Billon Solidus, 17 mm, 1630-34, lot of all 5 dates, avg crude G or better.
Starting Bid $10
398 ENGLAND, Ar "Porcupine" Sceat, c.695-740, Series E, "Head" r/design in square, S-790;
Choice EF, sharply struck, nicely toned with luster hints.
(A "Superb EF" brought $776, Triton 1/08.) Starting Bid $110
399 Edward I, 1279-1307, Ar Penny, Facg bust/cross etc, London; VG or so, some of lgnds wk,
but face clear on portrait. Ltly toned, faintest porosity. (A VG+ brought $81 in my 3/08 sale.)
Starting Bid $15
400 Henry VI, 1422-61, Ar Groat, S1835, London, mm. pierced cross, 31 mm; VF,
some lgnds crude, nice strong face, good metal, medium tone.
(A GVF brought $476, CNG eAuc 3/13.) Starting Bid $130
401 Charles II, Farthing, PATTERN, 1665, Bust l. (short hair type)/Britannia std l, Peck-415;
VG-F, faint scrs on rev. Ex my collection, bought early '70s, ex John Quincy Adams collection via
Stacks. Starting Bid $50
402 James II, TIN 1/4d, 1686, Peck-553; VG or better, even grey color, but much
tin pesting, including at date on edge, but date is nevertheless certain. RARE! Spink Fair £80.
Ex my collection. Starting Bid $35
403 William & Mary, 1/2 Crown 1689, 1st shield, in PCGS slab as "Repaired-VF detail;"
I cannot detect any repair, possibly slight smoothing?? But though this is what everybody grades
VF nowadays, my 20th century grade is F-VF; it is nicely toned, bold & attractive.
Note: Poor photo, through plastic.
(A GF brought $285, Downie 2/04; VF $750, Spink 6/08.) Starting Bid $120
404 William III, Shilling, 1697E, 1st bust, VG/G, rev weak in center with couple lt scrs,
good metal with lt tone, obv fairly bold. Rare with Exeter mintmk. Spink F £90.
Ex my collection, bought 1981. Starting Bid $30
405 George I, Farthing 1722, Large Letters, Peck 824 (Rare); AEF, well struck,
good chocolate brown surfaces, lustery on rev. Quite a few moderate obv scrs;
however, this is still far above average condition. Spink EF £725. Ex my collection.
(Compare a GF bringing $147, Baldwin's 5/06.) Starting Bid $50
406 George II, Farthing 1750, P890 (scarce); VF, medium grey-brown tone, bold & problem-free,
very nice. Ex my collection. (A patinated GVF brought $145, DNW 6/01.) Starting Bid $45
407 -- Ar 4 Pence, 1731, Choice VF+, well struck, lovely metal quality with pleasing old tone
& luster hints. Starting Bid $50
408 George III, Shilling 1787 With Hearts, Choice AU, well struck, much glittery luster with
lt tone. Spink EF £135. (An EF-Unc brought $310, UBS 1/08.) Starting Bid $75
409 -- 1/2 Penny, 1799, plain hull on ship, P1251, scarce variety; 31 mm; EF (Spink £135),
Nice EF, well struck, good brown surfaces. Ex my collection.
(An EF brought $161, Baldwin's 9/11.) Starting Bid $40
410 Conder Token 1/2d 1793, Leeds, Brownbills edge, Bishop/wool factory;
AVF, a few very minor marks, medium brown & decent, much detail. Starting Bid $10
411 GERMANY, Brandenburg, billon Solidus 1654, Eagle, large FW monogram, lgnds; 16 mm;
F or better, a little crude, not bad, clear date. Starting Bid $4
412 -- Lot of 16 pcs as above, 1627-54, generally AG-VG but crude, some stained,
but all with visible dates. Starting Bid $25
413 Saxony 1/12 Thaler 1763-EDC, C76, 23 mm, Nice F+, well struck, good metal, toned.
Starting Bid $6
414 HUNGARY, Bela III, 1172-96, Æ Scyphate follis, 26 mm, Virgin facg/2 kings std facg;
AVF, lt brown, faintly grainy (A VF brought $276, CNG eAuc. 3/14.) Starting Bid $20
415 Geza, 1141-62, Ar Denar, 12 mm, geometric designs, Us.152; Choice AEF,
well centered & struck, good metal, toned. Starting Bid $20
416 INDIA, LOT of 10 diff types ranging from a silver punchmark coin c.300 Bc up to 1500s;
more or less identified; generally fairly crappy condition. Starting Bid $17
417 ISLAMIC, Abbasids, Ar Dirhem, Harun al-Rashid (famed Caliph of 1001 nites), 786-809 AD,
21 mm, VF+, good metal with moderate toning, well struck with everything clear,
but unfortunately a little bendy. (A VF+ brought $81 in my 8/16 sale.) Starting Bid $7
418 Seljuks of Rum, Ar Dirham, 23 mm, 'Izz al-Din Kay Ka'us II bin Kay Khusraw, 1246-49,
Qunya mint, AH 645, Alb.1223.2; Choice EF, virtually mint state, well centered & struck,
good lustrous silver. (A GVF brought $87, CNG eAuc 9/17.) MB $28
419 -- Ar Dirham, Rukn al-Din Qilich Arslan IV 1257-66, 23 mm, Mint State,
well struck & quite lustrous. I picked this and the previous as best out of a sackful.
(A Near EF brought $69, Naumann 1/18.) Starting Bid $28
420 ITALY, Genoa, Ar Denaro, 1139-1339, in name of Conrad II, Castle/cross, Biaggi 835, 11 mm,
VF-EF, well centered & struck, deep brownish tone.
(An EF, same variety, brought $137, Pegasi 4/10.) Starting Bid $15
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