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We will be attending the Whitman Winter Expo from November 8 through 10, 2017, The 46th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 11 through January 14, 2018, and the The 63rd Annual F.U.N. Convention from January 4 through 7, 2018. If you would like us to include any specific items for your examination at the show please contact us at your earliest convenience.
Attractively Toned Sybaris Stater
1040540 | GREEK. LUCANIA. Sybaris. Struck circa 550-510 BCE. AR Stater. NGC Ch. VF✭ (Choice Very Fine ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 7.96gm. Bull standing left, head right; VM in exergue / Incuse bull standing right, head left. HN Italy 1729.
Lovely surfaces, attractive iridescent toning.
Most likely from Carlo Varelli (Napoli) Auction 1 (November, 1892), lot 2729. Includes original collector’s ticket.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 3990751006
Wonderful Ptolemy II Pentadrachm
1044608 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. (Pharaoh, 285/4-246 BCE). Struck 285-246 BCE. AV Pentadrachm (Trichryson). NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. Alexandria. 17.79gm. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis around neck / ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ – ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ. Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings starting to open. F et A in left field. BMC p. 10, n° 89 (Ptolemy I); J. N. Svoronos, Les monnaies du royaume des Ptolémées, Athènes, 1904 (in greek), n° 370, pl. 9/18.
Superb strike and luster, beautiful style and exceptional. One of the finest surviving examples of the type.
Ex. NGSA auction 4, 11-12 December 2006, lot 117, where it was described as follows: “Un des plus beaux exemplaires connus. Une monnaie exceptionnelle et à l’état de frappe. Pratiquement Fleur de coin.”.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 3990770002
Superbly Toned Rudolf II Thaler
1044867 | AUSTRIA. Rudolf II. 1604 AR Thaler. NGC MS67 ✭. Hall. Legend broken at lower right between R-OM:. KM 56.1 (Prev. KM 602.1); Dav.-3005.
Stunning gem with superb iridescent color; given the star designation by NGC for exceptional eye appeal.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 4463257007
Beautiful Baptismal Medal
1044741 | FRANCE. (1880) AR Baptism, Communion and Confirmation Medal. PCGS PR67. By A. Martin and Eugène-André Oudiné. Paris. Edge: Incuse lettered; (Cornucopia) ARGENT. 69mm. CELUI • QUI • MANGE • ET • BOIT • MON • SANG • A • LA • VIE • ETERNELLE • ET • JE • LE • RESSUCITERAI • AU • DERNIER • JOUR • (‘For those who eat my body and drink my blood, I will resurrect them to eternal life upon judgement day’). Christ standing under a Gothic arch, presenting communion with two children kneeling and accompanied by two angels; palm trees flanking / JE • RENONCE • A • SATAN • A • SES • POMPES • ET • A • SES • OEUVERS • ET • JE • M’ATTACHE • A • JESUS • CHRIST • POUR • TOUJOURS • (‘I renounce Satan and his words, and align myself with Jesus Christ for all eternity’). The Holy Spirit, in the form of a radiant dove brings a radiant halo, above an altar with an open book inscribed, “IHS – XPS”, between statues of St. George slaying the dragon, left, and the Virgin Mary holding a lily, right. Engravers names signed to either side. An entwined monogram, “LD”, the present medal’s designee, Lucien Durand, engraved in script on the altar; below on three-lines, “BAPTEME 18 / PREM: COMMUNION 23 MAI 1880 / CONFIRMATION”; and a monogram of “ASPIPE MARIAE Latin” meaning “under the protection of Mary”) surrounded by a wreath.
Baptism, Communion and Confirmation medal designated to Lucien Durand. A massive and virtually flawless medal of elegant style.
Housed in an oversized holder.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number 34020610
Lovely Nurnberg City View Medal
1044411 | GERMANY – EMPIRE. Nurnberg. Singing Festival Nuremberg. 1912 AR Medal. PCGS SP65. Lauer (design by F. König). 50mm. 49.34gm. 8. DEUTSCHES SÄNGERFEST ZU NÜRNBERG 27.-31. JULI 1912. Head of Noris with mural crown right, Lyra left / South-west view of the city, surrounded by shields of previous host cities, above mural crown. Erl. 822, Slg. Erl. 1497.
Housed in an oversized holder.
Please use this link to verify the PCGS certification number 85785014
Gem Edward the Confessor Penny
1045524 | GREAT BRITAIN. Edward the Confessor. (King, 1042-1066). circa 1046-48 (ND) Moneyer: Brunman AR Penny. NGC MS65. London mint. + EDPHE: RC R. Diademed and draped bust left; trefoil-tipped scepter before / + BRVHMGH ON LVD. Trefoil Quadrilateral type (BMC iii; Hild. C) with pellet in center and trefoils at angles, over voided short cross. SCBC-1174; Freeman 223; SCBI 54 (Stockholm), 785–6 (same rev. die); North 817.
Superb gem, beautiful iridescent toning.
Ex Millennia Collection (Goldberg 46, 26 May 2008), lot 251 (incorrectly attributed to Southwark mint); Dr. J. Y. Terner Collection; Lawrence R. Stack Collection cover coin(Sotheby’s, 22 April 1999), lot 568, enlarged on color pl. XIV (incorrectly attributed to Southwark mint). NGC has incorrectly attributed to Southwark mint.
Please use this link to verify the NGC certification number 1950231078
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Atlas Numismatics will be attending the following conventions – please stop by and say hello if you have the chance:
Whitman Winter Expo
November 8-10, 2017
Baltimore Convention Center
The 46th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC)
Empire State Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Table #800
Thursday, January 11 – Sunday, January 14, 2018
109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY (Between Lexington and Park Avenues)
The 63rd Annual F.U.N. Convention
January 4-7, 2018
Tampa Convention Center, Table #TBD
333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida
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