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We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 10-13, 2019. If you would like us to bring any specific items for your examination at the show please contact us at your earliest convenience.
1052258 | GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. In the style of Eucleidas. Struck circa 405-385 BCE. AR Tetradrachm. NGC AU (About Uncirculated) Strike 4/5 Surface 4/5 Fine Style. 17.30gm. Fast quadriga driven l. by charioteer, holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying right to crown him, doplphin to left in exergue / ΣY – PA – K – O – ΣΙ – Ω – Ν. Head of Arethusa l., hair bound with sphendone over which several tresses fly back, four dolphins around. SNG Lloyd 1406 (these dies). Tudeer 101. Coins, Artists, and Tyrants 101 (O34/R70).
Beautifully toned and lovely elegant style.
Ex Hess-Divo sale 317, 2010, 73.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number: 2087812001
1051530 | AUSTRIA. Franz Joseph I. (Emperor, 1848-1916). 1908 AV 100 Corona. PCGS MS63PL (Prooflike). Kremnitz. Edge: Incuse lettering, VIRIBVS VNITIS. FRANC·IOS·I·D·G·IMP·AVSTR·REX BOH·GAL·ILL·ETC·ET AP·REX HUNG·. Head right /1848 1908 100 COR · with DVODECIM LVSTRIS / GLORIOSE PERACTIS (Translation: 12 lustrae (5 year periods) gloriously accomplished) on two lines below. Resting figure of Fame (Lady in the clouds). KM 2812; Fr.-514.
Struck to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the reign of Franz Joseph I. In our opinion this piece is more likely a proof striking, although not noted as such by PCGS; cameo contrast on devices and deep mirrored fields.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number: 35355387
1052668 | ETHIOPIA. Haile Selassie. EE1964 (1972) NI Silvered AE 10 Dollars Uniface Obverse Trial Strike. PCGS SP63. 50mm. HAILE SELASSIE I EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA. Uniformed bust 3/4 facing / Blank. KM 53; Y-J30.
This piece is an obverse trial strike of the proof (NI mintmark) issue of the type. Exceedingly rare and quite possibly unique.
Housed in an oversized holder.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number: 36183425
Superb Medallic 10 Ducats
1051627 | GERMAN STATES. Brunswick-Luneburg-Celle. Friedrich IV. (Prince of Luneburg, 1636-1648). 1646 AV Medallic 10 Ducats. PCGS SP61. By J. Blum. 43.83mm. 35.16gm. FRID:D.G.DX.B.eL.CO:EP.RA.PR:AR:BR: (“Friedrich by the grace of God, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, bishop of Ratzeburg, head of the Archbishopric of Bremen”). Half-length bust right in double-laced collar / PAX UNA TRIUMPHIS INNUMERIS Po.; vestrum erit exemplo pacem gens postera nostro. Promovisse foris, e coluisse domi. Mercury stands on sword, holding large helmet that is being swarmed by bees; to the left a putto stands with arrow bundle, landscape with castle in background. Brockmann 598; Jungk 14.
On the event of his 72nd birthday. The date noted on the piece indicates that the medal was struck in 1646, but the text and illustration of the reverse refer to negotiations for the Peace of Westphalia (see Pax in Nummis 121). At the latest this piece would have been struck in 1648, for this is the year of Friedrich IV’s death as well as the year of the Peace of Westphalia, and the reverse text refers to both him and these negotiations in the future tense. Lustrous attractive surfaces, extremely rare.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number: 36205860
Napoleon Pattern 100 Francs
1051397 | FRANCE. Napoleon. (Emperor, 1804-1814). 1807 CU Essai 100 Francs. PCGS SP63BN (Brown). By Hieronymous Vassalo. Edge: Plain. NAPOLEON – EMPEREUR. Roman style bust to right, inscribed VASSALO on truncation / EMPIRE – FRANCAIS/ (date in exergue). Crowned eagle with arrows. Gad.-1119; Maz.-602B.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number: 36183432
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Atlas Numismatics will be attending the following conventions – please stop by and say hello if you have the chance:
The 47th New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC)
January 10-13, 2019 – Table #800
Grand Hyatt Hotel
109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY
Located between Park and Lexington Avenues
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