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Beautiful Perseus Drachm
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1041035 | GREEK. KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Perseus. (King, 179-168 BCE). Struck circa 170-160 BC. AR Drachm. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 2.67gm. Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right; EPMIAΣ above. SNG Keckman 793; KM 560.
Issue of Rhodian mercenaries.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 3990755002
Attractive Ptolemy I Tetradrachm
1040541 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. (Satrap, 323-305/4 BCE). Struck circa 311-305/4 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC Ch. AU (Choice About Uncirculated) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. Alexandria. 15.76gm. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, wearing elephant skin, aegis around neck with tiny Δ in scales / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ. Athena Alkidemos advancing right; to right, monogram, Corinthian helmet right, and eagle. Sear 7750; Svoronos 176.
Includes original collector’s ticket (collection formed in the 1920s and ’30s).
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 3990751005
Restrike Sigismund 16 Ducats, Klippe
1040672 | AUSTRIA. Tirol. Sigismund. (Archduke, 1439-1496). 1953//1486 AV Medallic 16 Ducats, Klippe. PCGS MS65. Vienna. 55.88gm. • SIGISMVNDVS : (flower) : ARCHIDVX • AVSTRIE • . Full standing figure of the Archduke holding scepter and lowered sword, a lion support with shield, to left and plumed helmet to right. Restrike date 1953 below his feet / Plumed and armored Archduke with sword raised, advancing right on galloping horse, right, date below, all within a ring of shields of his domains.
An official restrike stamped with Serial #21 (25 struck). Superb lustrous gem.
Housed in an oversized holder. Includes original case and letter from the Austrian Mint noting that this is striking #21 of 25 minted.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number 82944152
An original striking with a weight of 7 ducats would be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars at minimum.
1839 Proof Victoria Sovereign
1042287 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1839 AV Sovereign. PCGS PR63+ Cameo. Edge: Plain. VICTORIA DEI GRATIA. Head left / BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:. Without die number. KM 736.1. Proof; SCBC-3852; WR 302.
Medal alignment. Superb deep cameo contrast.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number 81950244
Virtually Flawless 1893 Proof Victoria Crown
1042385 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1893-LVI AR Crown. PCGS PR67. Edge: DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI. VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP. Mature draped bust left / St. George slaying dragon right. KM 783. Proof.
Stunning and virtually flawless gem, one of the finest surviving examples of the type.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number 31817175
Treaty of Versailles Betts Medal with Original Receipt
1040991 | UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Treaty of Versailles. 1783 White Metal (with CU Plug) Medal. PCGS MS63. SIC HOSTES CONCORDIA IVNGIT AMICOS. Figures of Britain and America, representing Peace and Liberty, stand hand in hand amongst the shields of France, Ireland, and Gibraltar. Fortresses of Mahon and Gibraltar are shown bombarding fleets in the background. City and port view of Paris in exergue. / ENSIEVS MARTIS LVX FACIS LÆTA RESVRGIT. Figure of Peace with cornucopia and branch tramples defeated figure of War. Betts-610.
Struck to commemorate the Treaty of Versailles. Exceedingly rare with the original receipt. Superb prooflike surfaces.
Ex-E. J. Haeberlin (not noted on holder). Includes the original paper printed receipt.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number 82900109
Ernst Justus Haeberlin (born June 19, 1847 in Frankfurt, Germany, died December 5, 1925 ) was a lawyer and commercial councilor in Frankfurt am Main. However, Haeberlin became known primarily as a numismatist; In 1906 he was a co-founder of the Frankfurt Numismatic Society. His coin collection was dispersed after his death, with the Aes-Grave portion and other items entering the coin cabinet of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
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Whitman Spring Expo – Table #TBD
March 30 – April 1, 2017
Baltimore Convention Center
Chicago Coin Expo 2017 – Table #2, G.A.R. Hall
Chicago Cultural Center
April 5 – April 8, 2017
The 28th Annual Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC) – Table #TBD
April 28 – April 30, 2017
The Royal Park Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
Long Beach Expo – Table #TBD
June 8-10, 2017
Long Beach, CA
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