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This weekend we will depart for the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim. We decided to publish our August list before the show so that our clients might peruse our stock before the convention begins.
Ptolemy I Tetradrachm from Signed Dies
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1038238 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. (Pharaoh, 305/4-282 BCE). Struck circa 290-285 BCE. AR Tetradrachm. NGC AU✭ (About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5 Fine Style. Alexandria. 14.30gm. Diademed bust right, wearing aegis, small Δ behind ear / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ПTOΛEMAIOY. Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, P above ПAP monogram inner left field. Svoronos 255; SNG Copenhagen 70.
Obverse die signed by the artist Δ. Struck in high relief, lovely cabinet patina.
Purchased privately from CNG, March 2006. Includes ticket.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number: 3990730011
Choice Mint State Daric
1038242 | CENTRAL ASIAN. ACHAEMENID EMPIRE. Darios I – Xerxes II. (Kings, 522-465 BCE). Struck circa 5th Century BCE. AV Daric. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 8.31gm. Persian hero-king, clad in kidaris and kandys, kneeling/running right, spear in his right hand, bow in his left / Incuse punch. Carradice IIIb; BMC Arabia 26.
We note that an example certified as Choice MS★ 5/5 – 5/5 realized $28,200 including the Buyer’s Premium at public auction in January, 2016. Full fresh mint luster, virtually as struck; very rare in this quality.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number: 3990730015
Extraordinary Vreneli 100 Francs
1037896 | SWITZERLAND. 1925-B AV 100 Francs. NGC SP64. By F. Landry. Bern. Young bust left / Radiant cross above value, date and sprigs. KM 39; Friedberg 502; HMZ 21193a.
Extremely rare as a prooflike specimen presentation striking; the only example we can locate and the sole example authenticated as such by both PCGS and NGC. Deeply mirrored fields, frosted devices and razor-sharp rims.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number: 4337072-001
Specimen Comoros 5 Francs
1037900 | COMOROS. Said Ali bin Said Omar of Grande Comore. (Sultan, 1885-1909). AH1308 (1890-91)-A AR 5 Francs. NGC SP65. Paris. Edge: Stars. (Arabic inscription). Arrangement of traditional and modern weapons / (Arabic inscription). Crossed flags with Star and Crescent of Islam between. Privy mark: Cornucopia and fasces with axe head. KM 3.
Just 2050 coins issued. Raised rims and mirrored fields. Superb multicolored iridescent toning, extremely rare as a Paris Mint specimen striking.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number: 4344814001
Exceptional Lindau Brakteat
1037794 | GERMAN STATES. Lindau. Anonymous ruler. (1250-1295). 1250-1270 (ND) AR Brakteat. Choice Mint State. 21mm. .44gm. A cross resting between two symmetrical curving Linden tree branches in bloom with flowers and leaves. Berger 2522; Klein/Ulmer (CC) 94.
Very Rare William and Mary Coronation Medal in Brass
1037501 | GREAT BRITAIN. England. William and Mary. 1689 Brass Coronation Medal. PCGS MS63. By J. Roettier. 35mm. GVLIELMVS. ET. MARIA, REX. ET. REGINA. Conjoined busts right / NE TOTVS ABSVMATVR. Zeus thunders against Phaeton who falls from his chariot. Eimer 312a; MI i 662/25.
Very rare in brass. Glossy choice mint state.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number: 81374788
Attractive 1911 “Long” Proof Set
1037476 | GREAT BRITAIN. George V. (King, 1910-1936). 1911 AV & AR 12 Piece Set (5 Sovereign through Maundy Penny). NGC PR62-PR65 Cameo. Head left / St. George slaying the dragon. KM PS17 (KM 811 – KM 818.1, KM 819 – KM 822); SCBC-PS11 Coronation.
Grades as follows: NGC PR64+ (Five Pounds); NGC PR65 Cameo (Two Pounds); NGC PR66 Cameo (Sovereign); NGC PR65 (Half-Sovereign); NGC PR65 (Halfcrown); NGC PR64 (Two Shillings, Florin); NGC PR65 (Shilling); NGC PR66 (Sixpence); NGC PR64 (Fourpence); NGC PR65 (Threepence); NGC PR63 (Twopence); NGC PR62 (Penny) Superb matched set with original case, very attractive.
Includes original case.
Wonderful Malta 2 Scudi
1038366 | MALTA, ORDER OF. Emmanuel de Rohan. 1796 AR 2 Scudi. NGC MS63. F · EMMANUEL DE ROHAN M · M ·. Armored bust right / Crowned oval shield, beaded and spiked, within sprigs, divided date above. KM 343; Dav.-1610.
Sharply struck lustrous choice mint state with no adjustment marks, extremely rare as such.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number: 2800012002
“Am I Not Thine Ass”
1038436 | GREAT BRITAIN. Middlesex. 1795 CU Farthing Token. PCGS MS65BN (Brown). ADVOCATES FOR THE RIGHTS OF MAN. THOS. SPENCE | SIR THOS. MORE | THOS. PAINE | 1795 in the center in four lines / AM I NOT THINE ASS. A man riding on a bull with an ass’s head. D&H 1112.
Popular American Revolution and ‘Rights of Man’ type, with reference to enlightenment advocates and authors Sir Thomas Moore, Thomas Spence, and Thomas Paine.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number: 81374778
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Atlas Numismatics will be attending the following numismatic conventions. Please stop by and say hello if you have a chance.
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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