Atlas Numismatics: New Ancient, World Coin Inventory – May 2016


Dear Clients,

We hope to see you at the Long Beach Expo this week. Please let us know in advance if you would like to see any particular items as we can only bring a selection of our inventory.

New Inventory

These 10 are just a sample of the 888 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material in Ancient (81), World (794) and US (15).

Selections from our Inventory

Superb Shekel of Tyre

Greek, Phoenician. Tyre shekel

1036677 | GREEK. PHOENICIA. Tyre. Struck Yr. 21 (106/5 BC). AR Shekel. NGC Ch. AU✭ (Choice About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 14.37gm. Bust of Melkart (Melqart) right, wearing laurel wreath, [lion skin around neck] / Eagle standing left on prow; palm frond in background; to left, AK (date) above club; monogram to right, Phoenician B between legs; TYPOY IEPAΣ KAI AΣYΛOY around. DCA 919; BMC 99-100.

Lustrous surfaces, beautifully toned.

Ex-Money Museum, Zurich. Ex-CNG 47, 16 September 1998, Lot 606.

Lustrous Ptolemy III Octodrachm

Greek. Ptolemy III Octodrachm

1037098 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes. (Pharaoh, 246-222 BCE). Struck posthumously under Ptolemy IV, 220-215 BCE. AV Octodrachm. NGC Ch. AU (Choice About Uncirculated) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. 27.84gm. Bust of the deified Ptolemy III right, wearing radiate diadem and aegis; trident over left shoulder, middle prong ends in a lotus finial / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY. Radiate and filleted cornucopia; ΔI below. Olivier/Lorber in RBN 159 (2013), dies 4/8; SNG Copenhagen 196; Svoronos 1117.

Exceptional Caligula Denarius

Roman Imperial. Caligula Silver Denarius

1036707 | ROMAN IMPERIAL. Caligula. (Emperor, 37-41 CE). Struck 37-38 CE. AR Denarius. NGC AU✭ (About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 4/5 Surface 5/5. Lugdunum. 3.83gm. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT. Head of Caligula, bare, right / AGRIPPINA MAT C CAES AVG GERM. Bust of Agrippina, draped, right; her hair is waved from brow downwards and knotted in a long plait at back; one lock falls loose down neck. Spink 1825 var; S 4; RIC 8.

Sharply struck and superb, wonderful portraits and delicate cabinet patina.

Beautifully Toned Domitian Denarius

Roman Imperial. Domitian silver denarius

1036632 | ROMAN IMPERIAL. Domitian. (Caesar, 69-81 AD). Struck 80-81 AD. AR Denarius. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 4/5 Surface 5/5. Rome. 3.52gm. CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII. Head of Domitian, laureate, right /PRINCEPS IVVENTVTIS. Goat standing left, within laurel wreath. RIC (Titus) 267.

Superb iridiscent toning, highly lustrous. One of the most attractive Domitian denari we have encountered.

Lovely Wratislaus II Denar

Bohemia. Wratislaus II Denar

1036799 | BOHEMIA. Wratislaus II. (King, 1085-1092). ND (1086-1092) AR Denar. PCGS MS63. Prague Mint. WRATIZLVS. Facing crowned head / WENCEZLVS. Hand holding scepter. Cach 348; B.10.4.

Superb iridescent toning.

Danish Pattern 2 Rigsdaler

Denmark. pattern 2 Rigsdaler

1036629 | DENMARK. Frederik VII. 1857 CU Pattern 2 Rigsdaler. PCGS SP66BN (Brown). KM PnA61; H 7, S 3a.

Extremely rare.

Exquisite 1690-D Louis d’Or

France 1690 gold Louis d'Or

1037174 | FRANCE. Louis XIV. 1690-D AV Louis d’Or. NGC MS67. Lyon. Laureate head right; sun above; eagle’s head below/ Crowned coat-of-arms; crescent below shield. KM 278.3; Friedberg 429; Duplessy 1435.

Bracteat of Fulda

German. Bracteate of Fulda

1030007 | GERMAN STATES. Fulda. Heinrich IV. (King, 1249-1261). 1249-61 (ND) AR Bracteat. Choice Mint State. 29mm. 44gm. Seated figure holding palm branch, right, and book with eight balls, left, all within beaded inner ring. Bonhoff 1370, Fd. Mosa 11; Berger 2290, Slg. A 1002, Slg. de Wit 2181.

Beautifully toned.

Goetz Pattern in Silver

Germany 1913 Goetz Pattern 2 Mark

1037319 | GERMAN STATES. Prussia. Wilhelm II. 1913 AR Pattern 3 Mark. PCGS PR65. Bust right / Eagle with wing around shield. X 3; Schaaf 113G1.

Superb iridescent toning, very rare quality.

Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach 3 Mark with Marvelous Rainbow Toning

German States. Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

1037122 | GERMAN STATES. Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Wilhelm Ernst. 1910-A AR 3 Mark. PCGS PR64. Berlin. Edge: GOTT MIT UNS. Jugate heads left / Crowned imperial eagle with shield on breast. KM 221; Jaeger 162.

Commemorating the Grand Duke’s second marriage to Feodora. Stunning rainbow toning, the eye appeal of a much higher grade.

Upcoming Events

Atlas Numismatics will be attending the following numismatic conventions. Please stop by and say hello if you have a chance.

Long Beach Expo – Table #745

June 9-11, 2016
Long Beach, CA

Whitman Baltimore Summer Expo – Please contact us to make an appointment

July 14-15, 2016
Baltimore, MD

The 2016 World’s Fair of Money – Table #761 & 763

August 9-13, 2016
American Numismatic Association (ANA)
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS) – Table #H6

August 19-21, 2016
The Mira
Kowloon, Hong Kong

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