Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1,116 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items:
Beautifully Toned Leontini Tetradrachm
1035091 | GREEK. SICILY. Leontini. Struck circa 430-420 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5 Fine Style. 24mm. 17.45gm. Laureate head of Apollo, left / ΛΕΟΝ-ΤΙ-ΝΟΝ. Head of a lion with open jaws to left; around, three barley grains and, behind the head, a laurel leaf. Basel 353. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 55. Rizzo pl. XXIV, 4. SNG ANS 257.
Reverse die signed by the “Maestro della foglia”. A superb example, beautifully toned.
Fine Style Cos Didrachm
1035837 | GREEK. CARIA. Cos (Kos or Cys), Islands off Caria. Struck circa 345-340 BC. AR Didrachm. NGC Ch. AU✭ (Choice About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5 Fine Style. Phi[lo]-, magistrate. 6.85gm. Head of Heracles wearing lionskin headress to right / Veiled head of Demeter left; IΦ to right, KΩION below. Pixodarus p. 235, 19a (A2/P10 – this coin, illustrated); HGC 6, 1305; SNG von Aulock –; SNG Copenhagen 620 var. (letters on rev.); SNG Keckman –.
Superb and exceptional, struck from dies of wonderful style.
Ex Pixodarus Hoard, 421; Ex NFA VIII (6/1980), 294.
Superb Carthage Stater
1035838 | GREEK. ZEUGITANA. Carthage. Struck circa 350-320 BC. AV Stater. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5 Fine Style. 9.34gm. Bust of Tanit left, hair wreathed in grain ears, wearing triple-pendant earring, and necklace with eight pendants / Horse standing right on exergual line; three pellets before. Jenkins & Lewis Group IIIg, 64; MAA 4.
Superb and exceptional, full fresh mint luster. High relief example struck from fine style dies.
Julius Caesar Portrait Denarius
1036147 | ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. Julius Caesar. (Dictator, d. 44 BC). Struck January-February 44 BC. P. Sepullius Macer, moneyer. AR Denarius. NGC AU (About Uncirculated) Strike 4/5 Surface 5/5. Rome. 3.95gm. CAESAR IMP. Wreathed head of Caesar facing right, eight-rayed star behind / P SEPVLLIVS MACER. Venus standing facing left, holding victory and scepter with star at base. Crawford 480/5b; Alföldi Type V, 116-9 (A37/R20); CRI 106a; Sydenham 1071; RSC 41; RBW 1679.
Excellent portrait, attractive patina.
Sharp Caligula Denarius
1036149 | ROMAN IMPERIAL. Gaius (Caligula), with Divus Augustus. (Emperor, 37-41 AD). 1st emission, struck 37 AD. AR Denarius. NGC Ch. XF (Choice Extremely Fine) Strike 4/5 Surface 3/5. Lugdunum. 3.47gm. Bare head of Caligula right / Radiate head of Divus Augustus right, flanked by two stars. RIC I 2; Lyon 157; RSC 11.
Very rare. Excellent portraits, attractive.
Outstanding Justinian II Solidus
1036107 | BYZANTINE. Justinian II. (Emperor, second reign, 705-711 AD). AV Solidus. NGC Gem MS (Gem Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. Constantinople. 4.50gm. d N IhS ChS REX RGNANTIXM. Bust of Christ facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels, cross behind head / D N IXSTINIAN-[XS ET TibE]RIXS PP A. Crowned half-length figures of Justinian II, on left, and Tiberius, on right, facing, each wearing divitision and chlamys, holding between them cross potent on two steps. DOC 2b; MIB 2b; SB 1415.
Sharply struck with deeply prooflike surfaces. An incredible piece and one of the finest surviving examples.
Mint State Danish West Indies 10 Daler
1036209 | DANISH WEST INDIES. Christian IX. 1904-(h) AV 10 Daler, 50 Francs. NGC MS61. Copenhagen. Head left / Seated liberty figure divides denominations, date below. KM 73; Friedberg 1; Hede 29; Schl 83.
Flashy luster, very attractive.
Gorgeous Frauenkirche Medal
1034919 | GERMAN STATES. Bavaria. 1894 AR Medal. PCGS SP64. By A. Börsch. 38.1mm. Frauenkirche before a rising sun / Patroness of Bavaria. Hauser 799; Gebhardt 205.
Struck to commemorate the 400th Year Anniversary of the dedication of the Frauenkirche of Munich. Superb toning.
In Vino Veritas
1034248 | GERMAN STATES. Frankfurt Am Main. 1886 AR Medal, Klippe. PCGS MS63. 31.88mm x 31.92mm. 15.85gm. GESEGNET SOLL DER TRUNK UNS SEIN DAS WASSER EUCH UND MIR DER WEIN. Head of laughing winemaker facing front, vines around / Crowned eagle, head left, with “F” on chest. J.u.F. 1448.
Struck for the first German wine exhibition held in Frankfurt.
Housed in an oversized holder.
Wonderful Saxony Double Thaler in Gold
1035940 | GERMAN STATES. Saxony-Albertine. Johann. 1872 AV Pattern 2 Thaler, 3-1/2 Gulden. NGC PR63 Cameo. IOHANN KOENIG AMALIE KOENIGIN V. SACHSEN. Conjoined busts in wedding attire right / 1822 / 10. NOVEMBER / 1872. Crown above date within oak and laurel branches. cf KM 1231.1 (for type in silver); KS 160 note.
Struck to commemorate the 50th wedding anniversary of King Johann and Queen Amalie Auguste. Extremely rare. Frosted devices and mirrored fields.
Lovely Mary Portrait Groat
1034260 | GREAT BRITAIN. England. Mary. (1553-54)-(pomegranate) AR Groat. PCGS AU55. MARIA D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI. Young portrait, crowned, facing left / VERITAS (pomegranate) TEMPORIS FILIA. Long cross, arms. SCBC 2492; North 1960.
Wonderful expressive portrait and lovely cabinet patina; the most attractive example of the type we have encountered.
Prooflike Pidcock’s Halfpenny Token
1036667 | GREAT BRITAIN. Middlesex. 1795-1801 (ND) CU Pidcock’s Halfpenny Token. PCGS MS65RB (Red-Brown). EXETER CHANGE * STRAND LONDON *. Two-headed cow standing right / * PIDCOCK’S *** EXHIBITION. Elephant standing left. D&H 422.
Superb prooflike gem.
Victoria Pattern Franc or Ten Pence
1035486 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1867 AR Pattern Franc or 10 Pence. PCGS PR64. By L. C. Wyon. Coronetted head left / ONE FRANC TEN PENCE. Crowned shield. KM PnG115; ESC 1476.
Exceedingly rare. Lovely cabinet patina.
1902 Matte Proof Set with Gold
1035598 | GREAT BRITAIN. Edward VII. (King, 1901-1910). 1902 AV & AR 13 Piece Matte Proof Set (Five Sovereign through Maundy Penny). NGC PR61-64 Matte. Head right / St. George slaying the dragon. PS15 (KM 795-797, 798-807); SCBC-PS9 (Coronation).
Gem Essai 2 Lepta
1035341 | GREECE. George I. 1869 CU Essai 2 Lepta. PCGS SP65BN (Brown). Head left / Denomination within wreath. KM E5; Divo P94.
Gorgeous gem proof, very rare.
Stunning Victoria 10 Rupees
1035990 | INDIA-BRITISH. Victoria. 1879 AV 10 Rupees. NGC PR68 ✭ Ultra Cameo. VICTORIA EMPRESS. Crowned bust left / Value and date within beaded circle and wreath. KM 495. Restrike; Friedberg 1606a; UIC 6.21; Pridmore 35.
Stunning gem, virtually as struck.
Ex Mortimer Hammel Collection.
Gem Cisalpine Scudo
1035892 | ITALIAN STATES. Cisalpine Republic. (1800)VIII AR Scudo Di Lire Sei, Scudo of 6 Lire. NGC MS65. Seated and standing figures / SCUDO DI LIRE SEI 27 · PRATILE ANNOVIII. Value, inscription within wreath. C 2.
A superb sharply struck gem, colorful peripheral toning.
Mint State Sicily Oncia
1035893 | ITALIAN STATES. Sicily. Ferdinando. 1791 GL-CI AR Oncia, 30 Tari. NGC MS61. Palermo. FERDINANDVS · D · G · SICIL · ET · HIER · REX ·. Large armored bust to right / EX AVRO ARGENTEA RESVRGIT ·. Phoenix rising from flames, head to left, radiant sun above, date in margin at bottom. KM 221; Dav 1420.
Attractive cabinet patina, very rare enormous denomination in mint state.
Very Rare Java Ducat
1033850 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES. Java. (1753-1761) AV Ducat. PCGS AU58. Djawa (= Java) in Arabic within circular cartouche countermarked on a West Friesland ducat dated 1758. KM 187; Friedberg 7; Scholten 438j; Delmonte 886.
Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection.
Superb VOC 1/2 Duit
1035374 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES. 1790 CU 1/2 Duit. PCGS MS65BN (Brown). Harderwijk. IN DEO SPES NOST ·. Crowned Gelderland arms / VOC monogram, date below. KM 56; Scho. 383.
Extremely rare in this quality.
Extraordinary Peruvian Mated Pair (Mint Errors)
1035122 | PERU. 1867 & 1868 YB AR 2 Pieces (1/5 Sol & Sol). PCGS AU53 Mint Errors- Mated Pair, Brockage and Strike-Through. Lima. REPUBLICA PERUANA… Small wreath above sprigs, date below / FIRME Y FELIZ… Seated Liberty. KM 191 (1/5 Sol) & KM 196.3 Arabic 1, Type II (Sol).
This 1/5 Sol (Coin #2) with a weight of 5 grams was struck into the obverse side of the Sol (Coin #1), brockaged by the 1/5 Sol (Coin #2).
1887 Hanoi Exposition Gold Medal
1036027 | VIETNAM (ANNAM). 1887 AV Medal. PCGS SP62. By Oudiné. Paris. 41mm. 56.35gm. REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE. Wreathed head of Ceres left / PROTECTORAT DE L’ANNAM ET DU TONKIN, HANOI/ EXPOSITION/ DE 1887 within wreath. Cf. iNumis 11 (19 March 2010), lot 1931.
Hanoi Exposition. Exceedingly rare in gold.
Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection.
Current and Upcoming Events
Atlas will be attending the following numismatic conventions – please stop by and say hello if you have a chance:
Whitman Spring Expo – Table # 1136
March 31 – April 3, 2016
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland
The 41st Annual Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) – Table #608
April 14 – April 17, 2016
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois
Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC) – Table #TBD
April 29th – May 1, 2016
The Royal Park Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
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