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Akragras Dilitron Among New World, Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics

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We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals. There are 460 new pieces for your consideration and browsing enjoyment. We hope that you may find something of interest for your collection and look forward to hearing from you if have any questions.

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New Atlas Numismatics Inventory

These five items are just a sample of the 460 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in the World (382), Ancient (36), and U.S. (42) categories.

Pedigreed Dilitron (2 Litrai) of Akragras

Akragras Dilitron Among New World, Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics
GREEK. SICILY. Acragas (Agrigentum/Akragas). Struck circa 410-406 BCE. Silanos AV Dilitron. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5.

1073129 | GREEK. SICILY. Acragas (Agrigentum/Akragas). Struck circa 410-406 BCE. Silanos AV Dilitron. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 1.34gm. AKRA. Eagle right perched on rocks, clutches a serpent / ΣIΛA/ ΣOA (retrograde). Crab (Cancer). Rizzo Table. III, 8 (this coin); Westermark, Akragas 1015.4 (this coin).

Superb and exceptional.

Ex Pennisi di Floristella (noted on insert); Ex. Moretti Collexction; Ex- NAC 10, Zürich 1997, Lot 96. Rizzo (Monete Greche della Sicilia, Rome, 1946) plate coin.


Mint State Claudius Aureus

Akragras Dilitron Among New World, Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics
ROMAN REPUBLICAN. Claudius. (Emperor, 41-54 CE). Struck 41-42 CE. AV Aureus. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5.

1073824 | ROMAN REPUBLICAN. Claudius. (Emperor, 41-54 CE). Struck 41-42 CE. AV Aureus. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. Rome. 7.72gm. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P. Laureate head, right / EX S C/ OB CIVES/ SERVATOS. Legend on three lines within oak wreath (Corona Civica). BMC 16; Calicó 356 (this example plated); Cohen 34; RIC-15.

Struck from the same dies as another exceptional example in an identical grade (Heritage World Coin Auctions, Dallas Signature Sale 3091, 6 May 2021, Lot 31039). Superb surfaces and portrait, highly lustrous.

Ex Numismatic Fine Arts Auction 27 (New York, 1991) Lot 101.


Charles II Five Guineas

GREAT BRITAIN. England. Charles II. (King, 1660-1714). 1670 AV Five Guineas. NGC AU53.
GREAT BRITAIN. England. Charles II. (King, 1660-1714). 1670 AV Five Guineas. NGC AU53.

1073734 | GREAT BRITAIN. England. Charles II. (King, 1660-1714). 1670 AV Five Guineas. NGC AU53. Edge: VICESIMO SECVNDO. Laureate bust of Charles II right, pointed truncation / Crowned cruciform arms with scepters in angles, date divided at top. KM 430.1; SCBC-3328; Fr.-281.

Ex Glendining & Co. Ltd (London), 8 July 1970, Lot 8. Includes old auction ticket.


Copper Capture of Bouchain Medal

GREAT BRITAIN. Anne. (Queen, 1702-1714). 1711 CU Medal. PCGS SP64BN (Brown).
GREAT BRITAIN. Anne. (Queen, 1702-1714). 1711 CU Medal. PCGS SP64BN (Brown).

1071788 | GREAT BRITAIN. Anne. (Queen, 1702-1714). 1711 CU Medal. PCGS SP64BN (Brown). By J. Croker and S. Bull. Edge: Plain. 45mm. 42.5gm. ANNA · AVGVSTA ·. Laureate, draped, and mantled bust left / HOSTES · AD · DEDITIONEM · COACTI ·. French soldier kneeling right, surrendering sword, musket, and mural crown to female figure seated left upon globe, holding spear and oval shield inscribed FOR-/TVNA/MA-/NENS; military instruments around; fortifications of Bouchain in background; in three lines in exergue, VALLO · GALLORVM · SVPERATO ·/ET · BVCHEMIO · CAPTO ·/MDCCXI ·. Eimer 450; MI 385/237.


Superbly Toned Veiled Head Halfcrown of Victoria

Akragras Dilitron Among New World, Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics
GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1901 AR Halfcrown. PCGS MS64.

1073709 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1901 AR Halfcrown. PCGS MS64. Edge: Reeded. Mature draped bust left / FID · DEF · IND · IMP · around top, HALF date CROWN below. Crowned and quartered spade shield within wreath. KM 782; SCBC-3938; ESC-2787 (Bull); Prev. ESC-735.

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Atlas Numismatics – Appraisal and Buying

Atlas Numismatics is actively seeking to purchase individual items like the pedigreed Akragas dilitron and other highlights seen above, as well as whole collections. Please contact us if you have rare or exceptional ancient, United States, or world coins for sale; click here for more information.

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