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Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 366 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items:
Superb Athenian Owl
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1038222 | GREEK. ATTICA. Athens. Struck circa 440-404 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 17.20gm. Head of Athena Parthenos right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and palmette, round earring and pearl necklace / ΑΘΕ. Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. Agora 8c; Svoronos pl. 15, 37 var.
Superb reflective surfaces, virtually as struck and very attractive.
Lovely Ptolemy II Tetradrachm or Half-Mnaieion
1038239 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. (Pharaoh, 285/4-246 BC). Struck circa 265-246 BC. AV Tetradrachm (Half Mnaieion). NGC AU✭ (About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. Alexandria. 13.88gm. AΔEΛΦΩN. Conjoined busts of Ptolemy II, diademed and draped, and Arsinöe II, diademed and veiled, right, Gallic shield behind, all within beaded border / ΘEΩN. Conjoined busts of Ptolemy I, diademed and draped, and Berenike I, diademed and veiled, right. Svoronos 604; Boston MFA 2275; SNG Copenhagen 134; Dewing 2753-4.
Highly lustrous and very attractive.
Attractively Toned Denar from the Ladavac Collection
1037781 | BOHEMIA. Spytihnew II. (Duke, 1055-1061). 1055-61 (ND) AR Denar. PCGS MS64. 0.88gm. SPITCNEVDVX. Duke standing with lance to left, and facing / SCSVECESVS. Bust, left with cross to left. Cach 331; Frynas B.9.2.
Ex Ladavac Collection.
Very Rare Gold Shantung Pattern
1038327 | CHINA. Shantung Province. 1926 (Year 15) AV Pattern 10 Dollars. NGC MS61. Tiānjīn (Tientsin)Central Mint. Legend in Hànzì characters within wreath / Dragon and phoenix atop symbol of longevity. KM Pn7; Friedberg 7; L&M-1066; Kann 1536; Hsu-31; Wenchao-pg.85 #47 (rarity four stars).
Ex-Dr. Lawrence A. Adams. Ex Money Company Hong Kong (6 September 1986), lot 597.
Finest Known 1861-A Napoleon III 5 Francs
1038293 | FRANCE. Napoleon III. 1861-A AR 5 Francs. PCGS MS66+. By Barre. Paris. NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR. Laureate head left / EMPIRE FRANCAIS. Crowned and mantled arms divide denomination. KM 799.1; Gad.-739; VG-3606. PCGS Population Report of 4, with this coin being the highest graded example. Superb and exceptional.
Wonderful Bird-of-Paradise 1 Mark
1036949 | GERMAN NEW GUINEA. 1894-A AR Mark. PCGS MS66+. Berlin. Denomination and date in palm wreath / Bird of Paradise. KM 5; Jaeger 705.
Superb original gem.
Choice City-View Ducat
1037792 | GERMAN STATES. Bavaria. Ludwig I. 1846 AV Ducat. NGC MS63. 3.49gm. LUDOVICUS I BAVARIAE REX. Head right / EX AURO RHENI. River scene. KM 816 (Prev. KM 433); Fr.-276.
Fully prooflike and exceptional.
Appealing Elizabeth I Sovereign
1038309 | GREAT BRITAIN. England. Elizabeth I. (Queen, 1558-1603). (1582-84)-A (54) AV Sovereign (30 Shillings). NGC AU58. ELIZABETH: D: G: ANG: -FRA: ET: HIB: REGINA4:36:22 PM (mm). Facing, crowned portrait of the Queen seated upon her throne with full insignia of state, against a patterned background. Tressure does not break back of the throne / A DNO FACTV EST ISTVD ET ES MIRAB IN OCVLIS NRS (A Domino Factum Est Istud Et Est Mirabile In Oculis Nostris – This is the Lord’s doing and it is marvelous in our eyes: Psalm 118.23. This legend was first used on Mary’s Sovereign). Tudor rose, in full bloom, holding in its center the royal shield. SCBC-2529.
Attractive original surfaces.
Mint State Queen Anne Gold Coronation Medal
1037502 | GREAT BRITAIN. Anne. (Queen, 1702-1714). 1702 AV Coronation Medal. NGC MS62. ANNA•D•G•MAG•BR• – FR • ET • HIB • REGINA •. Diademed and draped bust left / VICEM – GERIT • ILLA • TONANTIS • . Anne as Pallas Athena, brandishing the thunderbolts of Jupiter against the personification of France. Inscription with date in Roman numerals below on two lines. MI-228- 4.
Beautiful orange-gold cabinet patina, extremely attractive.
Beautiful Silver Conder Token of Southampton
1037514 | GREAT BRITAIN. Hampshire, Southampton. 1791 AR Halfpenny Token. PCGS MS64. Edge: PAYABLE AT THE OFFICE OF W. TAYLOR R. V. MOODY & CO. SR. BEVOIS SOUTHAMPTON. Helmeted bust of Sir Bevois right / PROMISSORY HALFPENNY. Shield of arms, 1791. D&H 89.
Very rare in silver. Beautifully toned.
Key Date Victoria Farthing in Gem Proof
1038179 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. 1863 AE Farthing. PCGS PR65BN (Brown). VICTORIA D:G: BRIT: REG: F:D:. Draped bust left / FARTHING. Britannia seated right. KM 747.2; SCBC 3958; Freeman 609 Obverse 3 Reverse B.
Toothed border. Superbly toned gem, the key date of the series.
Participant’s Medal From the First Modern Olympic Games
1037340 | GREECE. 1896 AE Medal. PCGS MS64. By N. Lytas and W. Pittner. 50mm. 58.59gm. Personification of Victory seated slightly right, head left, holding scepter and laurel crown; to right, phoenix rising from ashes; in background, view of the Akropolis / ΔΙΕΘΝΕΙΣ / ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟΙ / ΑΓΩΝΕΣ / ΑΘΗΝΗ’ΣΙ / 1896, legend in five lines within wreath. Wurzbach 410.
Participant’s medal from the first modern Olympic games in Athens.
Housed in an oversized holder.
1808 2-1/2 Gulden of Lodewijk Napoleon
1038296 | NETHERLANDS. 1808 AR 2-1/2 Gulden. NGC MS61. Edge: DE NAAM DES HEEREN ZY GELOOFD. LODEW. NAP.KON. VAN HOLL. Head right / KONINGRIJK HOLLAND. Crowned 4-fold arms divides value, date below. KM 32; Sch 136a; Silver 26.31.
Very attractively toned, a few small obverse adjustment marks.
Sharp São Vicente or 1000 Réis
1038161 | PORTUGAL. Joao III. (King, 1521-1557). (1521-57) AV 1000 Reis. NGC AU58. Lisbon. IOANNES III REX PORTV ET ALG. Crowned shield of arms / ZELATOR FIDEI VSQVE AD MORTEM. . Saint Vincent standing right holding palm over his shoulder and a model ship in his other hand. Two stars in the fields, one to either side. Fr.-31; Gomes 187.01.
Lustrous surfaces, superb strike.
3 Tien from the Garrett Collection
1038319 | VIET NAM. Tu Duc. (1848-83) AR 3 Tien. NGC MS65. Edge: Plain. Small legend characters / Finer style. KM 443; Sch 407B.
Superb original gem, cabinet patina. Likelythe finest surviving example of the type.
Ex Garrett Collection.
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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
Kowloon, Hong Kong
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