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LOTS 1-97 Greek

98-11 Special Selection of the Tiniest Greek Coins

113-139 Judaea, Holyland, Judaica, etc.

140-158 Roman Republic and Imperatorial

159-294 Roman Empire

295-329 Byzantine

330-446 Miscellaneous Old Coins

447-462 Sasanian

463-485 Great Britain

486-499 Chinese cash

500-529 Russian

530-557 Miscellaneous and Group Lots, etc.

558-585 Literature

586-602 Fixed Price Specials


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GREEK COINS etc., listed alphabetically

1 AEGINA, Stater, 510-490 BC, Turtle with collar, weak dots down middle?/

"Millsail" pattern with 4 sunken triangles, S-1854, F-VF or so, sl irregular flan, obv

nrly centered with partial back flippers, rev somewhat off-ctr. Decent metal.

(Nicer than a GF bringing $660, CNG eAuc 11/23; A Fine brought $310 on $388 bid i

n my 3/07 sale.) Start Bid $200

2 AINOS, Diobol, Hermes hd r/goat stg, COPY, struck in silver, EF+ nicely

toned, beautiful workmanship (by Slavei?), much nicer than originals!

Starting Bid $15

3 AMISOS, Æ22, c. 100 BC, Dionysos head r/Cista mystica & thyrsos, S3640;

AEF, well centered, rev double struck on lgnd, tan-brown patina with only minor

surface imperfections, great detail on head.

(A VF+ brought $91 on $120 bid in my 3/07 sale.) Starting Bid $40

4 ANTIOCH, Æ23, "Pseudo-Autonomous", 1st cent BC, Zeus head r/Zeus std l, hldg

Nike, lgnds, VF/F, brown patina with strong orange hilighting, well detailed head.

(Same type, VF, brought $372, Roma 9/21.) Starting Bid $20

5 ARMENIA, Tigranes II, 96-56 BC, Tet, Head rt in tiara/ Tyche std r, Orontes

swimming below, in NGC slab as CH XF, strike 5/5, surface 3/5; it is EF, centered &

boldly struck, strong details, decent bright metal.

(a Near EF of the type realized $8682, Nomos 5/23.) Starting Bid $1000

6 ARMENIA, Tigranes II, 96-56 BC, Æ18, Head rt in tiara/ Tyche std r; F/AF, sl rough

dark greenish-brown patina, portrait fully clear. (A VF realized $322, CNG 9/10.)

Starting Bid $20

7 ATHENS, Tet, 449-413 BC, Athena head r/Owl stg r, S2526, Choice EF, obv

well centered, rev nrly so, good bright silver; high relief; crisply struck with obv

hair waves totally sharp, the way I like them. (An EF realized $9200, Triton 1/12;

GEF $17,000 NAC 10/08.) Starting Bid $850

8 ATHENS, Tet, 449-413 BC, Athena head r/owl stg r, S2526; EF, a hair off-ctr with

nose at edge of flan but all there; on the other hand most of the helmet crest is

present, which a lot of people think is the sine qua non for these; and again the

hair waves could not be more sharp. Starting Bid $800

9 ATHENS, Tet, 449-413 BC, Athena head r/owl stg r, S2526; VF, well centered,

good metal; punchmk on cheek, sm test cut under earring; rev has 2 test cuts.

(Nicer than a VF with test cuts bringing $312, Heritage 10/21.) Starting Bid $85

10 BAKTRIA, Euthydemos I, 230-190 BC, Tet, Young bust r/ Herakles on rock,

PK monogram, S7515 (£500); AEF/VF, surfaces carefully smoothed, with

pleasant contrasting tone in recesses. Tiny mark on diadem. Still a wonderful portrait.

(A VF sold for $3400, Peus 11/09.) Starting Bid $400

11 BAKTRIA, Eukratides I, 171-135 BC, Obol, Helmeted hd r/caps of the

Dioscuri, S7578, EF, well centered & struck, good metal, very nice. Note the unusual

detail on the caps.

(A VF of the type sold for $885, Gorny 3/11.) Starting bid $120

12 BAKTRIA Eukratides I, 171-135 BC, Obol, Diademed hd r/caps of the

Dioscuri, monogram, Nice AEF/VF, well centered & struck, lt tone, bold features.

(Same variety, VF, sold for $200, Berk 6/23.) Starting bid $60

13 BAKTRIA, Menander, 160-145 BC, Drachm, Diademed head r/Athena stg l,

AY monogram; S7604; Choice EF, sl off-ctr on large flan, full obv lgnd, bright metal

with lt tone. (An EF brought $472, F&S 6/08; VF $292, Peus 4/10) Start Bid $110

14 BAKTRIA, Menander, 160-145 BC, Tet, Helmeted bust r/Athena stg l, S7597;

Choice VF-EF, boldly struck, full lgnds, good bright metal.

(Same variety, Near EF sold for $2375, Leu 5/21; GVF $1200, CNG 9/20.)

Starting Bid $400

15 BAKTRIA, This captivating Drachm from the reign of Apollodotos II showcases

the artistic prowess of the Bactrian mint, circa 110-80 BC. The obverse features a

striking diademed head facing right, reminiscent of classical Greek numismatic

traditions, while the reverse portrays Athena standing left, holding a spear and resting

her hand on a shield. Exceptionally Fine (EF), centered with full legends, this

specimen exhibits an unusually high level of detail and preservation. The surfaces

gleam with bright metal, enhancing the aesthetic appeal and ensuring its status as

a standout piece in any collection. Noteworthy is the strong, detailed portrait

of Apollodotos II, a testament to the skill of the ancient craftsmen. It is rare to

encounter such exceptional quality in coins of this era, making this offering

particularly desirable to discerning collectors. A Choice EF/VF specimen realized

an impressive $351 on a $386 bid in our last auction, highlighting the enduring

demand for coins of this caliber. Don't miss the opportunity to add this superb

Drachm from Bactria's rich numismatic heritage to your collection. Bid now to secure

this remarkable piece of history.

(This entry was totally written by Artificial Intelligence (ChatGPT) — not me!!

I thought I'd try it just for fun.) Starting Bid $120

16 BAKTRIA, Hermaios, c.40-1 BC, Æ Tet, Bust r/Zeus std l, S7738; VF, typically

off-ctr, smooth medium brown patina, portrait with much detail.

(A similarly off-ctr VF realized $96 in my 9/10 sale; GF-VF $289, LAC 1/15.)

Starting Bid $35

17 BYZANTION, Tet, Lysimachos type, Alexander hd r with horn/Athena

std l, monogram, BY & trident below; AVF, micro surface fissures around peripheries,

flaw behind head, well toned, nice portrait of fine style for this.

(A similar VF brought $421, Kunker 10/14.) Starting Bid $140

18 CAPPADOCIA, Ariarathes VII, 116-101 BC, Drachm, Bust r/ Athena stg l,

monograms; S7291; VF, centered, minor crudeness, decent metal, nice strong portrait.

(A VF brought $279, Emp. Hamburg 11/12.) Starting bid $60

19 CAPPADOCIA, Ariarathes IX, 101-87 BC, Drachm, Bust r/ Athena stg l, S7297;

AEF, sl off-ctr, minor crudeness, decent metal with lt tone, portrait has strong detail.

(A VF realized $245, Varesi 4/07.) Starting bid $75

20 CAPPADOCIA, Ariobarzanes II, 63-52 BC, Drachm, bust r/Athena stg l, Year 8,

S7303; AEF/VF, a hair off-ctr, ltly toned, portrait unusually well-detailed for this.

(An AEF/VF realized $425, Rauch 6/19.) Starting Bid $90

21 CARTHAGE, Æ17, 3rd cent BC, Tanit head l./Horse stg r, palm tree behind, 3 pellets

in front; Nice VF+, nrly centered & complete, greenish-brown patina; head quite

well detailed. (A Ch. VF+/VF brought $311 on $340 bid in my 2/21 sale; GVF $719, CNG 5/08.) Starting Bid $95

22 CARTHAGE, Æ24 (Shekel), Sardinian mint, c.264-241 BC, Tanit head l/horse stg

r, Punic letter "Sin" below; Ex Roma as AEF, I grade VF-EF/AVF, obv centered, rev

off-ctr crowding horse head; lt brown patina, very sl porosity. Obv head quite

well detailed. (A VF (diff letter) with striking wkness realized $390 CNG 2/23.)

Starting Bid $70

23 CYPRUS, Under Romans, c.25 BC, Æ17, Scorpion/ capricorn & star, RPC 3916;

F, darkish greenish-brown, faintest porosity, bold features. RARE.

(A VF brought $2070, CNG 5/09.) Starting Bid $75

24 EGYPT, Ptolemy III, 246-221 BC, Æ38, Zeus Ammon head r/Eagle stg l, looking

back at cornucopiae, E betw legs, S7815; F-VF/AF, centered, smooth medium

brown patina, lgnd wk, nice strong portrait. (A rough F+ brought $106 on $141 bid

in my 5/15 sale.) Starting bid $100

25 EGYPT, Ptolemy IV, 221-204 BC, Æ42, Zeus Ammon head r/Eagle l, Delta-I

betw legs, S7841; VF, centered, good lt greenish-tan patina, well detailed.

VERY big coin! Put this in a sock & it's a lethal weapon.

(A GVF with lt roughness realized $960, CNG 5/22.) Starting Bid $275

26 EGYPT, Cleopatra VII, 51-30 BC, Æ12, of Paphos, her head r/Double

cornucopiae, F/AF, centered, dark greenish patina with some earthen hilighting,

portrait very clear. (An F-VF/AF brought $561 in my 12/20 sale.) Starting Bid $70

27 ELYMAIS, Kamnaskires V, 54-36 BC, Ar Tet, Bearded bust l., star above anchor/

lgnd & bearded bust l, monogram below chin (rarer thus, not in Alram); Choice EF,

sl off-ctr, good bright silver with minor surface imperfections & sl smoothing in

fields; both portraits quite sharply detailed. (An EF brought $2,280, CNG 5/19;

Ch. EF (no monogram) $1075 on $1400 bid in my 5/23 sale.) Starting Bid $325

28 ELYMAIS, Kamnaskires VI, c.100 AD, Tet, Bust l, cresc above anchor rt/Male

bust l, lgnd around, GIC-5888 (£150); AVF, medium brown patina, sl touch of

coarseness, the rev quite crude as usual but reasonably well defined.

(A VF with garbled rev brought $555, Emporium Hamburg 11/08.)

Starting Bid $40

29 ELYMAIS, Orodes I, Æ Drachm, GIC-5892, Bust l./Artemis bust r; Choice VF+/VF,

full rev lgnd, unusual; portrait quite bold; pale brown.

(A Nice VF brought $67 on $100 bid in my 11/13 sale.) Starting Bid $25

30 ELYMAIS, Phraates, Æ Drachm, GIC-5898, Facg bust/ Artemis stg r; Choice

VF-EF, medium brown, sharp portrait, unusually good rev with almost full lgnd.

(A VF+ [rough] brought $145, Pegasi 4/11.) Starting bid $35

31 ELYMAIS, Orodes II, Æ Drachm, GIC-5905, Facg bust/ Dashes, AEF, obv well

centered & struck with sharp portrait, rev somewhat crude. Medium brown.

(A VF+ (I grade AVF) brought $130, Pegasi 11/09.) Starting Bid $25

32 ELYMAIS, Orodes III, Æ Drachm, GIC-5910, Facg bust/ dashes, EF, well struck,

brown patina, exceptionally detailed portrait.

(An AEF brought $170, Gorny 5/00.) Starting Bid $35

33 ETENNA, Æ16, 1st cent BC, Nymph dancing with serpent/ ET-EN, sickle shaped

knife; VF, glossy dark greenish patina, slight touch of roughness, bold features.

(A VF realized $302, CNG eAuc 11/09.) Starting Bid $35

34 GALATIA, Amyntas, 39-25 BC, Æ19+, Herakles head r, with club/Lion walking

rt; Cjhoice VF+/VF, centered, good dark green patina with some earthen

hilighting; excellent obv head. (A GVF brought $633, Leu 5/21.) Starting Bid $85

35 HALIKARNASSOS, Tetrobol, 500-495 BC, Ketos (Sea monster) head r/

geometric square pattern with star center; Nice VF, centered & well struck unlike

most examples; decent metal with lt tone. Used to be attributed to Kindya.

(A GVF sold for $565, LHS 4/07.) Starting Bid $100

36 HIMERA, Æ17, 420-408 BC, Hemilitron, Nymph head l, 6 pellets/6 pellets in

wreath, S1110; Choice VF-EF, obv well centered & struck on broad flan, rev sl

off-ctr, glossy deep olive patina. (A GVF sold for $374, CNG 5/08.) Start Bid $75

37 HIMYARITES, (Arabia), Tha'ran Ya'ub, 2nd cent AD, Ar Quinarius, Male

hd r, monogram behind/Head r, lgnd around, GIC-5721; Virtually Mint State,

exceptionally well struck for this with no wkness, sharp heads & lgnd; bright silver.

(An EF realized $235, Peus 6/20.) Starting Bid $120

38 HIMYARITES, Amdan Bayyin, c. 50-150 AD, Ar Quinarius, Torque around male

head r/Male head r, lgnd & monogram; GIC5717; Choice EF, quite well struck with

sharp heads & lgnd; good bright silver. (An EF/VF brought $146 on $300 bid in my

9/09 sale; EF $350, Lanz 6/94.) Starting Bid $100

39 INDO-SKYTHIANS, Obol, 2nd cent BC, copying Baktria Eukratides I, helmeted

bust r/Dioscuri caps; strong VF, well centered, bold features, only sl crude, ltly toned.

Start Bid $50

40 KAULONIA, Stater, c.500 BC, Apollo adv r, stag, small "daimon" running figure

above arm/similar design but incuse; Broad 28 mm flan, good archaic style,

S252 (£2500); VF, minor touches of roughness, but strong detailed features, ltly toned.

(A Near VF brought $3819, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $1000

41 KYZIKOS, ELECTRUM Hekte, c.600-550 BC, tunny fish with wing/4-part incuse,

2.63 grams; VF, obv sl off-ctr but virtually complete, a little crude, pale gold color.

(A GVF, labelled extremely rare with few known, realized $4025, Triton 1/13.)

Starting Bid $350

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44 LARANDA, Obol, c. 324-323 BC, Baal std l/wolf forepart r, crescent above;

Choice VF, well centered & struck, bold features, free of the usual crudeness; good

metal with lt tone. (A sl crude VF sold for $480, Nomos 11/23.) Starting Bid $45

45 LESBOS, 1/12 Stater or Diobol, .99 gram, 9 mm, c.500-450 BC, 2 boar heads

face-to-face/incuse square, F, nrly centered, ltly toned, clear features. I will refrain

from a Lesbo joke. (An F-VF brought $216 in my 12/91 sale.) Start Bid $25

46 LYCIAN Kingdom, Perikles, 390-375 BC, Tetrobol, Facg lion scalp/Triskeles,

lgnd around; EF, nrly centered on unround flan, area of flat strike on lion's

mane, otherwise sharp; excellent metal with lt tone.

(A GVF brought $486, Naumann 12/21.) Starting Bid $100

47 MACEDON, Philip II, 359-336 BC, Tetradrachm, Zeus Head r/Horseman left

(thus rare lifetime issue), winged thunderbolt & Delta-H below; SNG ANS 456;

VF-EF/VF, nrly centered centered, well struck, good metal with lt tone. Fine style

portrait. (Same var, GVF brought $2040, CNG eAuc 7/20.) Starting Bid $800

48 MACEDON, Alexander the Great, 336-323 BC, Drachm, Magnesia ad

Maeandrum, Herakles hd r/Zeus std l, mono-grams, issue by Antigonos

Monophthalmos, Pr. 1970, EF, centered on sl small flan, bright metal, faintest

frostiness, quite sharp details.

(Same var., NGC Choice VF brought $408, Heritage 7/21.) Starting Bid $150

49 MACEDON, Alex the Great, Posthumous Tet, Temnos; Herakles hd r/Zeus

std l, Oinochoe & vine tendril, monograms, Pr.1689; VF/F-VF, centered on large flan,

some smoothing with a good bit of porosity still evident especially on rev; toned;

head pretty nice. (Same var., F sold for $279, Naumann 4/22; VF asstd faults $660,

CNG 2/23.) Starting Bid $110

50 MACEDON, Philip III, 323-317 BC, Æ16, Shield with Gorgoneion facg

in center/helmet, kerykeion left, Pr.3158; VF, well centered, pale brown, minimally

grainy, clear Gorgon face. (Same var.,VF, brought $426, CNG 7/13.) Starting Bid $35

51 MACEDON, Autonomous, 187-168 BC, Tetrobol, MAKE around club in center

of shield/Helmet & monograms; EF, well struck, good metal with lt tone.

(A VF of the type brought $415, Peus 4/14.) Starting bid $135

52 MASIKYTES, Hemidrachm, c.48-23 BC, Apollo head r/ Lyre, M-A, below trident

head left, branch rt, all in incuse square; Ex Roma as Mint State, minor flan cracks,

E-Sale 98 hammer price 360 GB Pounds + buyer fee = over $500, "apparently unique

& unpublished;" it is virtually as struck with sharp head detail, good lustery metal;

small area at edge where flan crack looks fragile, a piece might break off if not

handled carefully! Starting bid $150

53 MESEMBRIA, Diobol, c.450-350 BC, Corinthian helmet facg/META in wheel,

S1673 (£85); VF-EF, a hair off-ctr but complete, bold features, good metal with lt tone.

(A VF realized $181, Solidus 1/22.) Starting Bid $85

54 METAPONTUM, Nomos or Stater, 510-470 BC, Barley grain, META left/Barley

ear incuse, compact flan type, 20 mm, HN Italy 1482; in NGC slab as CH VF; if

anything undergraded, closer to EF, though obv has sl roughness; rev particularly

nice for these. (An AVF/VF+ realized $360 on $525 bid in my 10/08 sale.)

Starting Bid $275

55 MILETOS, 1/12 Stater, 6th cent BC, Lion forepart, head left/star pattern in

square, S3532 (£65); EF, obv somewhat off-ctr with front of lion's head off; great detail

on mane; excellent metal with lt tone; beautiful rev.

(An AEF brought $301 on $340 bid in my 1/19 sale.) Starting Bid $90

56 MILETOS, Same as previous, VF+, well centered with full lion head, strong

mane detail, but ltly grainy.

(An F-VF/VF realized $126 on $144 bid in my 3/07 sale.) Starting Bid $30

57 NABATAEA, Aretas IV & Queen Shaqilath, 9 BC - 40 AD, Æ19, Conjoined

heads r/crossed cornucopiae & lgnds, GIC-5699; VF, centered, dark brown patina, a

bit rough but portraits quite strong. (A VF brought $145 on $200 bid in my 9/09 sale;

GVF $551, M&M 5/11.) Starting Bid $25

58 NABATAEA, Aretas IV, 9 BC - 40AD, Æ13, Head r/2 cornucopiae w/palm, H;

SNG ANS 1430; F-VF, a touch off-ctr, sl crude; greenish patina with sl hilighting. Rare!

(A GVF sold for $168, CNG 6/10.) Starting Bid $20

59 NEAPOLIS (Macedon), Hemidrachm, 424-350 BC, Facing Gorgon head/Nymph

head r, lgnd around, S1417; Nice F-VF, well centered & struck, good style with

clear grimacing Gorgon face.

(An F-VF brought $264 on $450 bid in my 5/10 sale.) Starting Bid $75

60 PARTHIA, Mithradates I, 185-170 BC, Drachm, Sellw. 10.1, bust in bashliq/archer

std r; EF/VF, centered, portrait unusually well struck, bright metal. Rare this good.

(A GVF brought $863, Triton 1/13.) Starting Bid $200

61 PARTHIA, Mithradates II, 123-88 BC, Æ18, Sellw.27.7, Bust l./ Pegasos flying r;

VF, centered, darkish greenish patina, touch of roughness, much portrait detail &

most of rev lgnd clear. (A GVF sold for $360, CNG eAuc 11/22.) Start Bid $25

62 PARTHIA, Mithradates II, Drachm, Sellw.28.3var, 8-pt star on tiara; EF, quite

well centered & sharply struck, good bright metal. Nice.

(An EF 28.3 brought $731, NY Sale 1/16.) Starting Bid $100

63 PARTHIA, Gotarzes I, Drachm, Sellw.33.3, Bust in high tiara with stags/Archer

std; Mint State, obv typically centered low, rev centered, bright lustrous silver;

sharp details. (An EF sold for $665, Kunker 10/20.) Starting Bid $110

64 PARTHIA, Orodes II, 54-37 BC, Æ10, Sellw.47.35?, bust l./bird (eagle?) stg r;

F+/AVF, centered, hilighted dark patina, fully clear. With Fred Shore tag VF $65.

Start Bid $20

65 PARTHIA, Phraaaaates IV, Drachm, Sellw.54.8, AEF/VF, sl off-ctr, rev rather

crude, patch of reddish patina behind obv head; broken & glued back together.

(A VF brought $188, Kunker 3/10.) Starting Bid $15

66 PARTHIA, Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD, Tet., Sellw 57.2, bust betw Nikes/King std r,

hldg bow; AEF/VF, well centered (tho left Nike off), insignificant roughness, portrait

well detailed. Rare type.

(Same type, GVF with minor scrs brought $1309, CNG 5/17.) Starting Bid $145

67 PARTHIA, Artabanus II (or now bumped up to IV), Drachm, Sellw.63.6, EF, usual

low obv centering, well struck with portrait quite sharp, good bright silver.

(An EF brought $546, Triton 1/04.) Starting Bid $60

68 PARTHIA, Artabanus II, Drachm, Sellw. 63.13, AEF/VF, usual low obv centering,

rev rather crude, appears bronze with dark brown patina & some green hilighting.

Portrait well detailed. (A NVF sold for $95, Naumann 2/17.) Start Bid $35

69 PARTHIA, Gotarzes II, Drachm, Sellw. 65.33 (no wart but identified by lgnd),

EF/VF+, usual low obv centering, good metal with lt tone.

(A GVF brought $702, NY Sale 1/15.) Returning to planet Earth: Starting Bid $50

70 PARTHIA, Pakoros II, 78-105 AD, Drachm, Sellw.73.11, Beardless bust l/

archer r, Choice EF, obv centered just sl low, rev well centered; well struck; good

metal with tone. Extremely nice & a quite scarce unusual type.

(An AEF brought $644, NY Sale 1/15; EF $1000, Spink 3/09.) Start Bid $150

71 PARTHIA, Pakoros I (former Vologases III), 105-147 AD, Drachm, Sel. 78.4, EF,

only sl off-ctr, good bright metal. (An AEF/VF+ brought $105 on $147 bid in my

12/20 sale; EF (misidentified) $570, Elsen 12/21.) Starting Bid $55

72 PARTHIA, Pakoros I, Æ9, Sellw.78.25, Bust l./horse head l; Ex European auc as

NVF, I call it F, bottom of portrait typically off, rev centered; brown patina.

Starting Bid $15

73 PARTHIA, Vologases IV, 147-191 AD, Tet, Sell. type 84, Rev Tyche giving wreath

to Ruler; VF, coarse patch on lower obv, flan defect at rev top removes date.

Starting Bid $25

74 PARTHIA, Osroes II, c. 190 AD, Drachm, Sel.85.1, EF, nrly centered, rev rather

crude, portrait sharp, decent brightish metal.

(A GF-VF brought $238, Bertolami 3/18.) Start Bid $50

75 PARTHIA, Osroes II, Drachm, Sellw. 85.3, EF, only sl off-ctr, rev typically crude,

bright silver with faintest coarseness. (A GVF realized $226, Noble 7/15.)

Starting Bid $55

76 PARTHIA, Vologases VI, 208-28 AD, Drachm, Sellw.88.18, Choice EF, obv centered

& sharply struck, rev somewhat off-ctr but less crude than usual; excellent metal

with tone. (An EF, double struck rev, brought $245, Kunker 3/08.) Start Bid $60

77 PARTHIA, Artabanus VI, 216-24 AD (Final Parthian King), Drachm, Sellw.89.1,

Virtually Mint State, sl ragged flan, obv well centered & struck, rev sl crude

& off-ctr, bright lustery metal. Rare. I recall once wholesaling an EF to Pars Coins

for $500. (A "somewhat porous" EF brought $1076, Leu 12/22.) Starting Bid $325

78 PERSIA, Siglos, c. 450-330 BC, King kneeling rt w/spear & bow; S4682; AVF,

nrly centered on irregularly shaped flan, faintly grainy, much detail on figure.

(An AVF brought $151 in my 3/07 sale; F+ $380, CGB 11/09.) Starting Bid $45

79 PERSIS, Vadfradad (Autophradates) I, 3rd cent BC, Tet., Bust r in

satrapal headgear/Fire altar betw King with bow & standard, Ahura-Mazda above,

Alram 533; Choice EF, bright lustery silver, some subtle smoothing, rev typically a

bit crude, portrait quite well struck in high relief. Excellent for this. (A GVF with scrs

& some roughness brought $2450, CNG 5/23; VF $2861, Peus 4/06.) Start Bid $950

80 PERSIS, Darius I, c.110-80 BC, Obol, Hd rt in satrapal headgear with eagle atop/

fire altar, S6200, Alr.553; AEF, sl typical crudeness, high relief portrait, excellent

metal with lt tone. (An EF realized $575, Hirsch 5/124.) Starting Bid $70

81 PERSIS, Napad (Kapat), 1st cent AD, Obol, Bust l., in Parthian tiara/Bust l.,

Alr.614; AEF, obv well centered & struck, nice strong portrait; rev sl off-ctr.

Good metal. (An EF brought $206, CNG 5/12.) Starting Bid $40

82 PHOKAIA, Hemidrachm, c.540-520 BC, Head of roaring griffin l./incuse square

punch; VF, nrly centered (bottom of hd crowded), decent metal only minimally grainy,

ltly toned. Rare! (A sl granular VF brought $248, Leu 8/20.) Start Bid $50

83 RHODES, Hemidrachm, c.189-167 BC, Radiate Helios head facg 3/4 r/ Rose in

incuse square, Magistrate Dexikrates, trident at lower left; VF, centered, nice clear

face, sl granularity mainly on rev. (AVF of this type brought $338, Naumann

1/21.) Starting bid $65

84 SELGE, Obol (.96 g), c.300-190 BC, Facg Gorgoneion/ Athena head r,

astragalos behind; EF/AEF, obv centered with nice sharp face of good style for this;

rev somewhat off-ctr crowding profile; good metal with lt tone.

(A Ch. VF realized $324, Tauler 2/22.) Starting bid $50

85 SELINOS, Tet, 440-415 BC, Apollo & Artemis in slow quadriga r/Selinos stg left

at altar, betw cock & bull (no, this not a cock & bull story), S907; VF, nrly centered on

sl ragged flan, sl flatness at rev top edge affecting head of Selinos; nice metal quality

with lt tone. (A VF with these exact designs, big rev die fault, brought $4200,

CNG eAuc 1/13.) Start bid $850

86 SMYRNA, Æ13, 2nd cent BC, Apollo hd r/tripod, magistrate Zinis; Choice

VF+, centered, good dark green patina with sl hilighting, good detail.

(A GVF of the type (Æ16) sold for $264, Naumann 12/20.) Starting Bid $35

87 SYRACUSE, Tet, 466-405 BC, Chariot l/Arethusa head r, dolphins; COPY,

struck in silver, EF, ltly toned, beautiful workmanship, quite attractive.

Starting bid $25

88 SYRACUSE, Æ16 (Hemilitron), 415-405 BC, Nymph head l., E behind, signature

of Euainetos, rare thus/4-part square, star at center; Choice VF, well centered, glossy

dark patina. (A Near VF brought $221, Bertolami 12/22.) Starting bid $90

89 SYRACUSE, Timoleon, 344-336 BC, Æ27 (Litra), Zeus Eleutherios hd l./

horse prancing l, S1191; VF-EF/VF, nrly centered, well struck, glossy dark green

patina with only trivial surface imperfections; head exceptionally well-detailed. Rare

& highly desirable thus. (A VF+/VF brought $595 on $1050 bid in my 7/12 sale;

GVF $1610, Stacks 1/10.) Start bid $300

90 SYRIA, Achaios, Ursurper, 220-214 BC, Æ16, Apollo hd r/ Eagle r, S-6963;

VF/F-VF, obv off-ctr crowding profile, glossy olive patina. Scarce.

(A VF realized $450, Nomos 8/22.) Starting Bid $25

91 SYRIA, Demetrios II, 1st reign, 145-138 BC, Drachm, His head r, monogram

behind, fillet border/Zeus std l; S7058 (£125); EF/VF, obv centered, rev somewhat

off-ctr, sl surface improprieties, iridescent bluish tone; portrait quite strongly detailed.

(A VF brought $330, CNG eAuc 2/20.) Start Bid $135

92 SYRIA, Antiochos VII, 138-129 BC, Æ14, Lion hd r/club, S7100; VF/F-VF,

centered, glossy dark patina with orangy hilighting, lion head well detailed.

(A GVF realized $570 (not a typo!) CNG 9/18.) Starting bid $25

93 SYRIA, Alexander II, 128-123 BC, Æ19, head r/Dionysos stg l, S-7125; Nice F+,

nrly centered, smooth dark patina with strong orange hilighting.

(A VF realized $588, CNG 11/08. Yes! It's a crazy world out there.) Starting Bid $12

94 SYRIA, Philip Philadelphus, 93-83 BC, Tet., His head r/ Zeus std l hldg Victory,

T at lower left; VF, centered on a sl small flan, decent metal, nice strong portrait.

(A GVF on compact flan brought $529, Triton 1/15.) Starting Bid $100

95 SYRIA, Under Romans, in name of Philip, Tet, His head r/Zeus std l hldg Victory,

XAT monogram; in exergue date HK; Prieur 21; EF, centered on a sl tight flan, lt grey

tone, very sharp portrait details. RARE with this date.

(An EF (diff date) brought $815, Hess-Divo 6/07.) Starting bid $200

96 THRACIAN Kingdom, Lysimachos, 323-181 BC, Tet, Alexander head

with horn/Athena std l, monograms in field & bottom, Pergamon, Pozzi 2640; AEF,

obv nrly centered with head complete & strongly detailed, rev well centered, dark

toning accentuating features, almost invisible hints of smoothing. Very rare.

No sale record found. (Compare an EF, same obv die, diff monograms, bringing

$2530, Triton 1/03.) Starting Bid $750

97 TYRE, Æ16, Time of Hadrian, Tyche head r/Palm tree, date AM-E; VF, centered,

dark patina with strong earthen hilighting. No sale record found with this date.

Start Bid $25


98 ATHENS, Hemiobol, (.31 g), 454-404 BC, Athena head r/owl stg r (like Tets);

ex-CNG 7/11 "VF minor porosity," sold for $168; I grade AVF with sl porosity & obv

ill-centered with profile off. Starting bid $35

99 BAKTRIA, Eukratides I, 171-145 BC, Hemiobol (.29 g), Helmeted hd r/Herakles stg,

S-7579; Strong VF, a touch off-ctr, decent metal with strong detail. Nice for this & rare.

(A GVF realized $552, Roma 8/19.) Starting bid $75

100 ELAIA, Diobol, c.450-400 BC, Athena head l./wreath in incuse square;

S4196 (£200); VF, centered, sl graininess.

(A VF brought $230, Gorny 10/07.) Starting bid $35

101 IONIA, ELECTRUM 1/96 stater (.13 g, 3 mm), c. 600-550 BC, Lion's paw seen

from above/incuse square; Rosen 357; at least VF, well centered & struck, very clear

with all 4 lion fingers defined. Rare!

(Looks superior to a VF bringing $627, Hirsch 2/14.) Starting bid $200

102 IONIA, ELECTRUM 1/24 stater, (.57 gm, 6+ mm), Plain globular surface/

uncertain design within round incuse punch; impossible to grade, I'll just call it nice.

With Forum tag $690. (a VF brought $323, Leu 6/18.) Starting bid $90

103 KELENDERIS, Obol, c. 400 BC, Pegasos forepart r/Goat kneeling r, head left,

Levante 27; Nice AEF, nrly centered, well struck, good metal with lt tone.

(A porous GVF realized $246, CNG eAuc 4/12; EF $690, Gemini 1/11.) Starting bid $80

104 KOLOPHON, Tetartemorion, c.530-500 BC, Archaic Apollo hd l./incuse square,

.17 g, 5 mm; VF, sl off-ctr crowding profile, bold detail on head, ltly grainy.

Ex-CNG 12/10, "VF lt porosity," sold for $101. Starting bid $35

105 KYME, Tetartemorion, Horse forepart r/8-petal rosette, 7 mm, .20 g; VF,

well centered, toned, with lt granularity, horse quite bold.

(A GVF brought $$264, Savoca 9/18) Start bid $35

106 KYZIKOS, Hemiobol, .39 g, Boar forepart l, tunny behind, Rev lion head l,

X (formerly Twitter) above; EF, well centered & struck, good detail, only

insignificantly grainy. Really good for this. (A GVF realized $175, Noble 11/07.)

Starting bid $40

107 LESBOS, Obol or 1/24 Stater, .48 g, Confronted boar's heads, LES lgnd above/

incuse square; VF, centered & bold, only faintly grainy with medium tone.

(Stronger than a VF bringing $283, Roma 7/22.) Starting bid $45

108 MILETOS, ELECTRUM 1/24 Stater (5 mm, .52 g), c.600-550 BC, Facg lion head/ incuse punch; F, obv centered low, mouth off, eyes clear. Gold color.

(A F brought $348, Heritage 6/23.) Starting bid $90

109 MYLASA, Hemiobol, c.450-400 BC, .57 g, Facg Lion forepart/Scorpion;

F-VF, a tiny bit off-ctr, good metal with lt tone, fully clear features.

(A VF with lt marks realized $480 (yes), CNG eAuc 5/20.) Starting bid $45

110 PANTIKAPAION, Hemiobol, c. 48-470 BC, 11 mm, .41 g, Facg lion head/

4-part square; VF, faintly grainy, lt tone, cross in rev center particularly strong.

(A VF brought $264, CNG eAuc 6/18.) Starting bid $35

111 PHOKAIA, Diobol, 521-478 BC, Archaic nymph head l./square, diagonally

divided; 1.27 g; VF-EF, centered, good metal for this, nicely detailed head; quite

good quality. (A VF sold for $310, Davisson 10/11.) Starting bid $100

112 TEOS, Hemiobol, c.450-425 BC, Griffin std r, forepaw raised/4-part incuse,

8 mm, .27 g; VF, nrly centered, decent metal, only sl crude, fairly bold.

(A VF with lt porosity realized $134, CNG eAuc 1/14.) Starting bid $25

JUDAEA, HOLYLAND, JUDAICA, etc. (Hendin 6th Edn numbers; 5th edition

numbers given in parentheses)

113 Egypt, Ptolemy II, 285-246 BC, Tet, Joppa mint, Hen. 6103 (1099); Ptolemy I

bust r/Eagle, date Lambda-E, MT monogram, Svor.810; VF, minimally off-ctr, good

metal, nice. (Another Ptolemy II Joppa mint Tet, GVF, brought $2464, CNG eAuc 2/11;

and one VF+ $2990, Herit 9/12.) Start Bid $200

114 John Hyrcanus I, 135-104 BC, Prutah, Hen.-6168 (1137), AJC Sc9; Hebrew lgnd

in wreath/double cornucopiae, A monogram below rt (dimly visible); Nice F+/VF,

smooth medium brown, obv sl off-ctr, lgnd mostly clear.

(A VF realized $510, CNG eAuc 2/22.) Starting Bid $35

115 John Hyrcanus I, Prutah, Hen-6174 (1135); VF/AVF, dark patina with

some hilighting, rev somrewhat off-ctr & crude, lgnd mostly quite clear.

(A GVF brought $420, Heritage 3/12.) Starting Bid $25

116 John Hyrcanus I, Prutah, Hen.-6176 (1139), VF, nrly centered,greenish-brown

with some paler hilighting, full Hebrew lgnd very clear, thus quite good for these.

(A VF sold for $274, Kunker 3/20.) Starting Bid $35

117 Alexander Jannaeus, 104-76 BC, Prutah, H-6180 (1144); VF, brown patina

with sl hilighting, obv wk at bottom edge but lgnd nrly complete & clear, rev off-ctr.

Scarce! (An EF but holed brought $312, Goldberg 6/17.) Starting Bid $35

118 Alexander Jannaeus, 104-76 BC, Prutah, H-6181 (1145), Strong VF, medium

brown, obv sl off-ctr, rev a bit more so; lgnd nrly complete & quite clear. Good for this.

(A Near VF realized $336, Roma 4/21.) Starting Bid $35

119 Alexander Jannaeus, As previous but unusual lgnd not matching any of the

many in AJC; VF, dk greenish patina with sl hilighting, rev off-ctr, the lgnd quite

clear. Starting Bid $20

120 Alexander Jannaeus, Hen.-6182 (1146), VF, pretty good centering, dark patina

with a little contrasting earthen cover, lgnd quite clear. Good for these.

(A VF brought $780, CNG 2/22. I don't make this stuff up.) Starting Bid $35

121 Alexander Jannaeus, Hen-6186 (1159, attributed as Salome Alexandra,

Regent); AVF, light brown, obv sl off-ctr, rev well centered, lgnd quite clear, nice for this. (A VF realized $76 on $100 bid in my 11/07 sale; GVF $420, CNG 1/23.)

Starting Bid $30

122 Lot of 8 Hyrcanus & Jannaeus, identified (6168; 6172; 6180 (3); 6181 (2); 6182);

all around F or better with much of lgnds visible, not junk. Starting Bid $75

123 Mattathias Antigonos, 40-37 BC, 4 Prutot, H-6198 (1163), Cornucopiae/

lgnd in wreath; around F for this, typically off-ctr, crude & partly wk, dark greenish

patina with earthen hilighting, some of obv lgnd clear at least.

(A comparable Fine brought $156, Goldberg 9/18.) Starting Bid $40

124 Herod the Great, 40-4 BC, Prutah, H-6207 (1172a), Palm branch/aphlaston,

RARE, at least F-VF, sl off-ctr, darkish brown with sl hilighting.

(A VF brought $690, gemini 1/12.) Starting Bid $70

125 Herod the Great 40-4 BC, Prutah H-6219 (1188), Double cornucopiae/anchor

& lgnd, F-VF, sl off-ctr, dark patina with pale green hilighting.

(A F-VF in my 2/23 sale brought $95.) Starting Bid $40

126 Herod Archelaus 4 BC - 6 AD, H-6224 (1193), Anchor/4 letters in wreath;

VF & choice for this, well centered & fully clear, olive-green patina with much

contrast. (A GVF brought $420, CNG 1/23.) Starting Bid $65

127 Agrippa II, c.50-100 AD, Æ12, Veiled head rt of his sister Berenice/Anchor,

LI-Theta-BA (Year 19), Hen.-6344 (1314); F-VF, nrly centered, smooth dark patina.

VERY RARE! (About equal to a VF bringing $1920, CNG 9/21.) Starting Bid $450

128 Agrippa II & Domitian, Æ20, H-6347 (1317, $150/500), Caesarea Panias

Judaea Capta coinage, Domitian head r/ Victory writing on shield; ex-Roma as VF,

it is a nice VF for this with clear laurel wreath on portrait, nrly centered, thickish

deep green patina. (Better than a rough looking VF bringing $242, CNG 9/14.)

Starting Bid $80

129 Valerius Gratus, 15-26 AD, Prutah, H-6363 (1334), Lgnd in wreath/caduceus

betw cornucopiae; VF, somewhat off-ctr, dark brown patina, sl crudeness.

("Somewhat" is a weasel word that actually tells nothing about how far off-ctr it is.

It's about 20%.) (A VF sold for $660, CNG 9/21.) Starting Bid $25

130 Pontius Pilate, 26-36 AD, Prutah, H-6370 (1341), Simpulum/3 bound grain

ears; VF, obv only sl off-ctr with most of lgnd, rev well centered with full lgnd, dark

brown patina with orangy hilighting. Really awfully good for these.

(A VF brought $863, Gemini 1/10; GVF $881, Kunker 11/23.) Start Bid $250

131 Pontius Pilate, Prutah, H-6371 (1342), Lituus & lgnd/ LIZ in wreath; F,

nrly centered, partial lgnd, dark patina with strong earthen hilighting, quite bold

& pleasing for the grade. (A F-VF/F brought $171 in my 6/05 sale.) Starting Bid $50

132 Porcius Festus, 59-62 AD, H-6380 (1351), Nero lgnd in wreath/ palm

branch, AVF/F, obv just sl off-ctr but bold lgnds, 2-toned brown.

(An F-VF realized $71 on $133 bid in my 10/23 sale.) Starting Bid $20

133 Bar Kokhba Revolt, Ar Zuz (Denarius), Hen.-6462 (1435), Grapes/Lyre, AEF,

nrly centered, good silver with lt tone, only sl crudeness, good for this. Ex NY Sale 1/19

as "Superb EF," sold for $1740. (Much nicer than an overstruck GVF bringing

$3675, Triton 1/22!) Starting Bid $1000

134 Judaea Capta, Caesarea Maritima, under Titus, Æ26, Bust r/Mourning Jewess

& shield beneath trophy, Hen.6476 (1449); F+, somewhat off-ctr (there you go

again), losing some lgnd, otherwise quite bold with strongly hilighted dark green

patina. (Compare a VG sold for $275, Berk 6/20; and VF $1488, Savoca 11/21.)

Starting Bid $140

135 Vespasian, As, IVDAEA CAPTA, Palm tree, Jewess std r, shields at left,

Hen-6593 (1561) RIC 1233; F+/VF, centered, full lgnds with minor crudeness,

2-toned tan-brown patina, sl surface imperfections, rev scene quite bold. Note obv

lgnd ends COS VIII PP, scarcer variant. (Far better than a VF with areas of

roughness [much lgnd missing, I'd grade F] bringing $3450, CNG 9/14.)

Starting Bid $400

136 Hadrian, Gaza, Æ16, Bust r/Herakles stg, Rosenb.55, AVF (ex-CNG 8/14 as VF),

sl off-ctr, darkish greenish patina with some earthen hilighting.

(A GVF realized $420, Triton 1/22.) Starting Bid $70

137 Aquilia Severa, Ake-Ptolemais, Æ28, Bust r/Founder plowing w/2 oxen; AF,

a little off-ctr, dark patina with minor roughness mainly on rev, orangy hilighting.

Ex-Agora 7/15 as F/VF & apparently unpublished, sold for $357, the only sale record

on acsearch. Starting Bid $140

138 Medal, Lewis Emanuel, "Jewish Lads Brigade," 38 mm bronze, British

c. 1903-10; Officer on horse beside line of troops, Hebrew lgnd/Large JBL, wreath,

lgnd; nice EF. Rare!! (None found online, but one with a slightly different obv,

EF/VF holed, brought $474, Peus 10/13.) Starting Bid $100

139 "False Shekel," 35 mm White Metal, branch/cup, lgnds ea side, not recent,

Choice lustrous AU, exceptional quality for one of these. Starting Bid $5


140 BRONZE, As, Anon, After 211 BC, Cr.56/2, Janus head/ Prow r, F, centered/nrly

so, dark greenish patina, touches of roughness & encrustation, faces satisfactorily

clear. (A F/VG-F brought $76 on $112 bid in my 8/03 sale.) Starting Bid $30

141 Litra, 261-260 BC, Helmeted Minerva hd r/Bridled horse head r, Cr. 17/1d,

18 mm, F, obv centered sl low, rev centered, generally smooth olive-green patina.

Rare Cosa mint issue. (A VF realized $989, Roma 9/15.) Starting Bid $40

142 SILVER, Quadrigatus, 225-212 BC, Janiform Jupiter hd/Jupiter in quadriga r,

ROMA incuse on tablet below, Cr.28/3, Sy.64a; ex CNG 1993 as GVF, it is a nice strong

VF, centered on a broad flan, well struck, good metal with some minor marks in obv

left field mentioned only to flaunt ridiculous meticulousness.

(A GVF brought $2879, Triton 1/14.) Starting Bid $400

143 Sestertius, after 215 BC, Cr. 44/7, Sy.142, Roma head r/Dioscuri r, AVF/F, obv

well centered, rev sl off-ctr, sl grainy. (A VF sold for $832, Kunker 9/16.)

Starting Bid $35

144 L. Saufeius, Den, 152 BC, Roma head r/Victory in biga r, Cr.204/1, Sy.384;

Nice EF, well centered on sl small flan, everything complete, sharply struck,

excellent metal with mellow tone.

(An AEF with faint scrs brought $840, CNG 5/20.) Starting Bid $220

145 L. Antestius Gragulus, Den., 136 BC, Cr. 238/1, Sy.451, Roma head r/Jupiter

in quadriga r; VF, fourree, with some scattered spots of core exposure mainly on rev;

well centered, good detail. Starting Bid $55

146 Cn. Domitius, Den, 128 BC, Cr.261/1, Sy.514, Roma head r/Victory in biga r,

soldier fighting lion below (actually it's a man in a lion costume, on this specimen

the zipper is visible); Nice VF, nrly centered, well struck, good metal.

(A VF realized $390, Kunker 10/22.) Starting Bid $100

147 Q. Fabius Labeo, Den., 124 BC, Cr. 273/1, Sy.532; Roma head r/Jupiter in

quadriga r, prow below; Choice VF, well centered & struck, on a large oval flan,

good metal with lt tone. (A VF brought $207, CNG 3/12.) Starting Bid $100

148 C. Claudius Pulcher, 110-109 BC, Den., Cr.301/1, Sy.569, Roma head r/Victory

in biga r; VF, obv well centered, rev moderately off-ct to left; good metal with lt tone.

(A GVF realized $305, Kunker 4/22.) Start Bid $75

149 M. Lucilius Rufus, 101 BC, Den, Cr.324/1, Sy.599, Roma head r, in wreath/Victory

in biga r; F-VF, a little off-ctr on large flan, tiny mark on cheek & punchmk on obv

wreath; bluish tone. Starting Bid $35

150 L. Piso Frugi, 90 BC, Cr.340/1, Sy.669f; Apollo head r/horseman r, EF, obv

centered & well struck, rev 10% off-ctr to top; decent metal with deepish bluish

tone. Rare variety within this complex series! Starting Bid $150

151 Anonymous Quinarius, 81 BC, Cr.373/1b, Sy.609a, Apollo head r/Victory

crowning trophy, E betw; Strong VF, obv nrly centered, rev sl off-ctr, good metal with

lt bluish tone. (A VF realized $221, Naumann 5/21.) Starting bid $85

152 L. Rutilius Flaccus, 77 BC, Den, Cr.387/1, Sy.780; Roma head r/Victory in

biga r (actually appears to be one horse with 8 legs); VF, well struck, obv well

centered, rev minimally off-ctr, good metal with lt tone.

(A VF+ brought $244, CGB 4/10.) Starting bid $85

153 M. Plaetorius Cestianus, 67 BC, Den, Cr.409/1, Sy.809, Vacuna head r/Eagle

on thunderbolt; F+, nrly centered & complete, almost imperceptible graininess, decent.

(A F sold for $140, Berk 3/04.) Starting Bid $50

154 L. Marcius Philippus, 58 BC, Den., Cr.425/1, Sy.919, Ancus Marcius head r/

Equestrian statue atop arcade; VF+, obv centered sl low but complete, rev well

centered, faintly imperfect surfaces with deep old toning, a nice bold coin.

(A GVF realized $575, NAC 11/23.) Starting Bid $100

155 L. Livineius Regulus, 42 BC, Den, Cr.494/29, Sy.1111, Praetor Regulus head r/

Modius; EF, a little off-ctr, good metal with old bluish tone, well struck for this

with particularly sharp hair detail on portrait. Highly desirable in this excellent

quality. (An EF brought $2040, Triton 1/17.) Starting Bid $350

156 IMPERATORIAL. POMPEY, Cilicia, Pompeiopolis, Æ23, Pompey head r/Athena

stg l, RPC 1726; F/VG, centered, green-brown patina, nice bold portrait. Ex Roma as GF.

(A Near VF brought $360, CNG 4/21.) Starting bid $65

157 JULIUS CAESAR, Den., Venus head r/Aeneas carrying Anchises, F+,

fourree, significant spots of core exposure, but, really, not too ugly, head is

decent. Starting Bid $75

158 BRUTUS, Den, Head r/EID MAR, cap betw daggers; AEF, Copy, struck, looks

silver with lt tone, but possibly not. Decent, there are much worse copies out

there. Starting Bid $10


159 AUGUSTUS, Den, Feronia bust r/Kneeling Parthian, giving up standard, F, nrly centered, lgnds mostly there, decent metal with lt tone, small nick on rev edge. (A F realized $216, NAC 5/13.) Starting Bid $100

160 AUGUSTUS & Rhoemetalkes of Thrace, Æ20, Diademed Rhoemetalkes Bust r/Augustus bare head rt, Nice VF+, centered, green-brown patina with a little

hilighting, both portraits have strong detail.

(A VF brought $600, CNG eAuc 5/21.) Starting Bid $75

161 TIBERIUS & LIVIA, Edessa, Æ20, Bust r/bust r, AVF, sl off-ctr, partial lgnds, sl

grainy matt dark patina, both portraits have much detail.

(An AF brought $118 on $180 bid in my 6/04 sale.) Starting Bid $60

162 AGRIPPA POSTUMUS, Son of Agrippa & Julia, Æ21 of Corinth, Head r/4-line

lgnd in wreath; GIC-233, RPC-1141; Fair/VG, sl off-ctr, largely smooth medium

brown, portrait dim with centration dimple on jaw, rev lgnd all there tho crude.

Very rare personage! (A Fair brought $445, CNG eAuc 10/04; F w/rev weaker than

mine $4313, CNG 1/15.) Start Bid $150

163 GERMANICUS, As, by Caligula, Bust l./SC in lgnd ending TRP IIII PP, RIC 50; EF,

nrly centered with only sl lgnd crowding, glossy dark brown patina with just

minor touches of roughness, mainly one shallow spot to left of SC. Portrait has fully

sharp hair detail. (A GVF realized $1907, Obolos 11/15; EF $4992, NAC 10/11.)

Starting Bid $700

164 CLAUDIUS & AGRIPPINA, Den, Bust r/bust r, COPY, struck in silver, EF, ltly

toned, nice. Starting Bid $10


stg l; RIC 92; VF-EF, a tiny bit off-ctr with some lgnd crowding, glossy dark brown

patina, insignificant graininess. Strong portrait detail. Ex my collection, bought

from Cederlind 1994. (A GVF brought $5750, CNG 9/11.) Starting Bid $550

166 CLAUDIUS, As, LIBERTAS AVGVSTA, Libertas stg r; EF/VF+, well centered, full

lgnds, dark greenish-brown patina, rev has a touch of bumpiness, possibly a bit

smoothed; excellent portrait in fine Roman style with every little hair visible.

(A GVF realized $5581, Triton 1/15.) Start bid $400

167 CLAUDIUS, As, SC, Minerva stg r; Choice F-VF but that's an overly

conservative technical grading, any other dealer would say VF; a bit off-ctr with tops

of some letters off; smooth 2-toned medium brown patina, very bold & pleasing. (Compare a Near VF with some pitting sold for $269, CNG eAuc 11/11.)

Starting Bid $110

168 BRITANNICUS, Æ16, Smyrna, His head r/Nike adv r with trophy; F-VF/AF, rev

lgnd weak, dark brownish patina, with sl roughness but glossy, portrait quite bold.

(A F+/VG brought $331 on $375 bid in my 2/21 sale.) Starting Bid $100

169 NERO, Sest, Laur head r/ROMA std l, RIC 329, VF-EF, well centered with full

lgnd, green-brown patina, sl smoothing with still some roughness remaining mainly

on rev. Quite strong portrait detail.

(Same variety GVF brought $2328, Bertolami 10/20.) Starting Bid $500

170 NERO, Antioch Æ29, Bust rt w/lituus in front/SC in wreath; VF, golden-

tan orichalcum metal, moderate overall roughness, portrait quite decent with

strong laurel wreath. (A VF realized $743, Baldwin's 9/06.) Starting Bid $30

171 VESPASIAN, Den, COS ITER TR POT, Pax std l; EF, nrly centered on sl ragged

flan, minor lgnd crowding, bright lustery silver, portrait detail quite sharp.

(Same variety, GVF brought $489, CNG eAuc 5/15.) Starting Bid $160

172 VESPASIAN, Caesarea Drachm, Bust r/Statue atop Mt. Argaeus, Year 7,

RPC 1636; F+, centered, lgnds complete tho sl crude, portrait bold with much

detail, decent metal with lt tone. (Fully equal to a Near VF, same variety, bringing

$294, Bertolami 4/17.) Starting bid $45

173 DOMITIAN, Den, IMP XXI COS XV CENS PPP, Minerva stg l; EF, well centered,

full lgnds, possibly sl rev smoothing, great detail on both portrait & rev figure.

Moderately toned. (Same var., AEF brought $465, Roma 9/16.) Start Bid $165

174 DOMITIAN, As Caesar, As, CERES AVGVST, Ceres stg l; VF/AVF, well centered,

2-toned brown patina, bold & pleasing. Thracian mint style.

(A repatinated VF realized $569, Leu 8/21.) Starting bid $70

175 DOMITIAN & DOMITIA, Thessaly, Æ19, bust r/bust r, VG/AF, centered, dark

brown patina, moderately rough, lgnds mostly weak.

(Looks equal to a Fine sold for $80, London Ancient Coins 1/14.) Starting Bid $20


nrly centered, some lgnd wk, ltly toned, just a hint of granularity at obv rt, fine

style portrait with quite sharp detail.

(Same variety, Near EF brought $600, CNG eAuc 2/169.) Starting Bid $100

177 TRAJAN, 1/2 Quadrans or Uncia, Bust r, no lgnd/SC in wreath; F-VF, dark

patina with orangy hilighting, clear bust & rev features. Smallest of all Roman

coins. Scarce. (A F/F-VF brought $43 on $70 bid in my last sale.) Start Bid $25

178 TRAJAN, Bostra, Ar Drachm, Rev Arabia stg l., with camel; EF/VF, sl off-ctr,

rev lgnd mostly off at rt, good metal, quite sharp portrait hair detail.

(A GVF realized $337, Triton 1/22.) Starting Bid $90

179 TRAJAN & FATHER, Den, DIVVS PATER TRAIAN, the old man std l on curule

chair; EF, well centered on sl ragged flan, lgnds complete tho partly crude, ltly

toned, portrait detail exceptionally sharp. SCARCE.

(An AEF sold for $1480, LHS 4/08.) Starting Bid $275

180 HADRIAN, Semis or Quadrans, Bust r/COS III, Eagle betw standards; VF-EF,

obv sl off-ctr losing lgnd at left, dark greenish patina with strong pale earthen

hilighting, portrait detail quite sharp.

(A VF brought $167 + buyer fee, Savoca 9/17.) Starting bid $65

181 HADRIAN, Sest, FELICITATI AVG COS IIII PP, Galley; COPY, EF, very attractive

with glossy dark green patina & earthen hilighting. Very well made. Starting bid $20

182 ANTONINUS PIUS, Den., COS IIII, Annona stg w/rudder & modius; Choice

Mint State, nrly centered with full lgnds (minor crudeness), good lustrous silver,

both portrait & rev figure quite sharply detailed. (Same variety, NEF realized $291,

CNG 1/13; GEF $489, Naumann 3/13.) Start Bid $160

183 ANTONINUS PIUS, Dup, COS IIII, Figure in shrine, RIC 989; F-VF, well centered,

dark green patina, lt roughness mainly on rev. Portrait quite strong. Scarce type.

(A F brought $141, CNG eAuc 11/02.) Starting bid $30

184 ANTONINUS PIUS, Egypt Tet, LIE, Dikaoisyne stg l; VF+, nrly centered,

complete lgnd, silver color with moderate grey toning; portrait quite well detailed.

(Same variety, VF, realized $146, CNG 2/13.) Starting bid $75

185 FAUSTINA SR., Sest, AVGVSTA, Ceres stg l w/2 torches, RIC 1120, EF, centered

& well struck, portrait & Ceres very sharply detailed; small edge crack; glossy

dark greenish-brown patina, perhaps with some subtle smoothing.

(An AEF [I'd grade lower] brought $2822, Bertolami 9/17.) Start Bid $500

186 FAUSTINA JUNIOR, Den, SALVS std l, AEF, nrly centered, full lgnds, rev pretty

well struck for this, ltly toned. (An AEF realized $321, Gorny 3/23.) Starting bid $85

187 LUCIUS VERUS, Den, TRP VI IMP IIII COS II, Victory writing VIC PAR on shield,

RIC 566; EF, perfectly centered, rev lgnd a bit crude, portrait well struck with sharp

detail. Good metal with lt tone.

(Same Variety, Near EF, brought $664, Naumann 4/15.) Start bid $150

188 LUCILLA, Sest, IVNO REGINA, Juno stg with peacock; VF/F, well centered,

darkish brownish-green patina, touches of roughness mostly on rev, portrait has

quite strong hair detail. (A VF realized $1450, Peus 5/08.) Starting bid $125

189 CRISPINA, Den, CONCORDIA, clasped hands, in NGC slab as XF, strike 3/5,

surf 4/5; it is a nice EF, a hair off-ctr, rev strike sl soft, good metal with rich old

toning; very sharp hair detail. (An EF brought $1729, NAC 5/14.) Starting Bid $150

190 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Den, FELICITAS AVGG, Felicitas stg l; Choice EF,

minimally off-ctr but complete on a broad flan, well struck, good metal with luster &

sl tone. (A Choice EF brought $331, Naumann 1/18.) Starting Bid $110

191 SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, Marcianopolis, Æ19, Cybele std l, with lion, VF, centered,

full lgnds, sl glossy dark greenish patina. (A VF brought $63, Roma 7/16.)

Starting Bid $22

192 JULIA DOMNA, Den, DIANA LVCIFERA, Diana stg with torch; EF, nrly centered,

good metal with lt tone, sharp portrait detail. (An AEF realized $395, NAC 11/07.)

Start Bid $100

193 JULIA DOMNA, Den, Same as last, Nice AEF/VF, nrly centered, well struck,

good metal with pleasing tone. (A VF brought $145, Peus 5/08.) Starting bid $45

194 JULIA DOMNA, Den, VESTA std l, EF, centered, nice.

($310 was realized by a NEF, Rom,a 3/18.) Start Bid $90

195 JULIA DOMNA, As, VENVS VICTRIX, Venus stg l; ex Roma as GVF, I grade F-VF,

large flan with rev sl off-ctr, deep green patina, lt surface imperfections. Rare.

Start bid $80

196 JULIA DOMNA, Philomelium, Æ21, Tyche stg l; F-VF, perfectly centered &

well struck, lt tan patina, much detail both sides. Rare!! Starting bid $30

197 CARACALLA, Den, PM TRP XVIII COS IIII PP, Pax stg l, Choice EF, nrly centered

& well struck, good metal with nice toning. This is the famous "Sneezing Caracalla"

with teensy die break looking like snot coming from his nose.

(Same variety (but no snot) brought $453, Roma 3/12.) Starting Bid $110

198 CARACALLA, Lydia, Apollonis, Æ36, Young bust r/ Dionysos stg in

4-column temple; c/mk of Ruler's head in circle before chin; F+, nrly centered, sl

lgnd wkness, tan-brown patina, decent surfaces. Very rare & large coin.

(With same c/mk, GVF, realized $1380, CNG 5/12.) Starting Bid $130

199 CARACALLA, Laodicea Tet, Eagle facg, head l, star betw legs, Pr.1179; VF-EF/VF,

a hair off-ctr, lt granularity mainly on rev, portrait quite strongly detailed.

(Same variety, GVF sold for $196, CNG eAuc 7/15.) Starting Bid $50

200 CARACALLA, Antioch, Tet, Eagle stg r, contemporary imitation, crudish style,

AEF, silver with lt brown tone, strong detail on portrait & eagle. Starting bid $35

201 GETA, Den, NOBILITAS stg r; EF, nrly centered on a full flan, well struck, good

metal with luster & lt tone. Nice & a scarcer type.

(A VF-EF brought $275, Gorny 3/07.) Starting Bid $110

202 MACRINUS, Den, FIDES MILITVM, Fides hldg 2 standards; EF/VF, nrly centered,

full lgnds, decent metal with lt tone, teensy edge crack; sharp portrait; sl mark or flaw

in rev field. (A VF+ realized $330, CGF 11/04.) Starting Bid $120

203 ELAGABALUS, Nikaia, Æ21, 3 standards; VF-EF centered, full lgnds, smooth

dark green patina, strong detail. Quite nice for this.

(A GVF brought $144, CNG 3/23.) Starting Bid $45

204 JULIA MAESA, Sest, SAECVLI FELICITAS, Felicitas stg at altar; VF, obv centered, rev sl off-ctr, glossy dark patina with only sl surface imperfections; portrait quite strong. It's fiendishly hard to find a decent Sestertius of this lady. (Better than an AVF/F bringing $290 on $400 bid in my 5/10 sale; VF $1150, M&M 4/04.) Starting Bid $300

205 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den., PROVIDENTIA AVG, Annona stg at modius; EF, well centered on a broad minimally ragged flan, ltly toned, sharp bearded portrait. Ex Huntington & ANS. (An EF brought $432, CNG 9/18.) Starting Bid $110

206 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, PM TRP VIII COS III PP, Mars adv l; EF, centered on

sl ragged flan, well struck, good metal with nice medium toning, bearded portrait.

(An EF realized $1590 (not a typo) Gorny 10/21.) Starting Bid $100

207 SEVERUS ALEXANDER, Den, ANNONA stg l, at modius; Choice EF, nrly centered

& well struck on a full flan, good metal with pleasing iridescent tone; sharp

bearded portrait. (An EF brought $298, Kunker 11/23.) Starting Bid $110

208 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, IVNO CONSERVATRIX, Juno stg w/peacock; EF, well

centered on a full flan, nice metal quality with luster & lt tone.

(An EF realized $616, Lanz 12/11.) Starting Bid $110

209 JULIA MAMAEA, Den, VESTA stg l, EF, centered & well struck with

Vesta particularly well detailed; nice medium toning.

(An AEF brought $366, Kunker 10/22.) Start Bid $110

210 MAXIMINUS I, Den, PAX AVGVSTI, Pax stg l, Choice EF, well centered &

struck, sharp hair & beard detail, ltly toned. (An EF sold for $395, Rauch 12/10.)

Starting Bid $110

211 MAXIMUS, Sest, PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS, Max stg w/2 standards, Choice VF,

well centered/nrly so, nice smooth dark greenish-brown patina (possibly

subtly smoothed); bold strong portrait. (A GVF realized $1177, Gorny 10/11.)

Start Bid $300

212 GORDIAN III, Ant., ORIENS AVG, Sol stg l; Choice EF+, virtually mint,

perfectly centered & well struck, excellent metal with lt tone & underlying

luster. Portrait, seen from rear & with long sideburn, is unusually sharp & finely

styled. (Same variety, EF, brought $507, Rauch 9/11.) Start Bid $100

213 GORDIAN III, Den, VENVS VICTRIX, Venus stg l; VF/AVF, centered, good metal.

(A VF brought $98, Savoca 8/19.) Starting Bid $25

214 GORDIAN III, Antioch, Tet, Eagle facg, hd l, interesting contemporary

imitation with style somewhat off; AEF, centered, sl rough surfaces with moderate

tone, quite sharp detail on portrait & eagle. Starting Bid $45

215 GORDIAN III, Antiochia, Æ33, Rev Large SR & lgnds; AVF, centered, dark

patina with pretty good surfaces, clear laurel wreath on portrait.

(A VF realized $208, Roma 11/20.) Starting Bid $65

216 PHILIP I, As, FIDES EXERCITVS, 4 standards; AEF/F-VF, centered, deep green

patina, lt to moderate obv surface faults, rev more rough; unusually sharp portrait

details. Rare. (A GVF realized $279, Naumann 2/20.) Starting Bid $60

217 PHILIP I, Sest. VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv r, AVF/VF+, nrly centered, deep

green patina, lt roughness, full laurel wreath, particularly strong rev figure.

(A VF brought $270 + buyer fee, iNumis 10/09.) Start Bid $60

218 PHILIP I, Antioch Tet, Radiate bust rt/Eagle stg l, ANTIOXIA SC below,

Choice EF/VF, perfectly centered & well struck, good silver, particularly lustrous on

obv; portrait very sharp. (A VF+ sold for $312, iNumis 3/10.) Starting Bid $100

219 PHILIP I, Antioch Tet, Laureate bust l./Eagle stg r, ANTIOXIA SC; Choice

AEF/VF, centered on sl ragged flan, excellent metal for this with luster & lt tone.

(An EF brought $500, Gorny 3/01.) Starting Bid $85

220 PHILIP II, As Caes., Sest, PRINCIPI IVVENT, Phil stg l.; AEF/VF+, centered on a

sl unround flan, full lgnds, nice medium brown surfaces, outstanding portrait with virtually every hair visible, rare thus. (A GVF brought $776, CNG 6/06; VF $1600,

Tradart 12/91.) Starting Bid $200

221 TRAJAN DECIUS, Semis, Bust r/SC, Mars stg l; F-VF or so, centered, full lgnd,

deep green patina with moderate roughness. Scarce, the final appearance of

this denomination. (A VF realized $676, Peus 11/10.) Starting Bid $50

222 TRAJAN DECIUS, Antioch Tet., Laur head r/Eagle stg r, SC below; EF, nrly

centered, full lgnds, good metal with lt tone & luster hints. Portrait detail very sharp.

(An EF brought $750, Gorny 10/04.) Starting Bid $90

223 TREBONIANUS GALLUS, Antioch Tet, Laur bust r, 4 dots below/Eagle facg, head

r, Delta betw legs/SC below, Pr.663; Choice EF, obv perfectly centered, rev sl

off-ctr, excellent metal with luster & lt tone, very sharp portrait detail. Scarce if not

rare. (An EF brought $1265, CNG 9/12.) Starting Bid $120

224 VOLUSIAN, Pisidia, Antiochia, Æ20, Radiate bust r/ Eagle betw standards;

F-VF, centered, typically crude lgnd, dark green patina, sl roughness.

(An AVF (Ae22) brought $71 on $115 bid in my 9/10 sale.) Starting Bid $17

225 VALERIAN I, Ant, RESTITVT ORIENTIS, Orient giving wreath to Ruler; AEF/VF,

sl off-ctr, bright silver with sl roughness, sharp detail on portrait, rev somewhat


(A VF brought $51 on $80 bid in my 5/01 sale; GVF $215, Gorny 3/08.) Starting Bid $35

226 VALERIAN I, Same as last, AVF, well centered on a big flan, sl crudeness,

lustery silver with lt tone. Starting Bid $22

227 MARINIANA, Ant, CONSECRATIO, Eagle flying Mariniana to Heaven, with

no seatbelt; VF, well centered, fully silver color, mildly grainy, lgnds typically crude,

minor edge flaw, portrait quite strong. (A VF brought $251 in my 8/06 sale;

VF $415, Emp. Hamburg 5/07.) Starting Bid $90

228 GALLIENUS, Ant, FIDES AVG, Mercury stg l, PXV; EF, centered on large flan,

bright silvering, obv sharply struck, rev from typically worn die with appearance of

Fine. (An EF realized $148, Roma 6/15.) Starting Bid $30

229 GALLIENUS, Ant, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Ruler & Jupiter stg, wreath above;

Choice Virtually Mint State, perfectly centered, obv well struck, rev just a mite soft;

good lustrous silvering with lt tone. Ex my collection bought 1986.

(Same variety, EF, brought $200, Davisson 2/20.) Starting Bid $60

230 GALLIENUS, Alexandria Troas, Æ21, Eagle rt on bull's head; VF, sl unround

flan, some of lgnds crowded or wk, dark greenish patina, sm field disturbance before

nose, strong detail on portrait & eagle. (A VF brought $55, Naumann 2/17.)

Starting Bid $20

231 SALONINA, Ant, IVNO REGINA, Juno stg l, EF, centered on large oval flan,

minor edge split, rev a bit crude, obv well struck for this with quite strong portrait,

making her look like a tough ugly battleaxe. Toned silvered surfaces.

(A VF-EF realized $252, Hirsch 9/12.) Start Bid $45

232 SALONINA, Ant, VENVS AVG, Venus stg l, PXV; VF, nrly centered on a full flan,

sl grainy surfaces with lt brown tone & underlying silvering; strong portrait detail.

(same variety, GVF brought $105, CNG eAuc 8/10.) Starting Bid $30

233 SALONINA, Kyzikos Æ22, Artemis stg l, with 2 torches; VF/F, obv sl off-ctr,

lgnds wk, brown patina, rough area at rev right edge, sharp hair detail. RARE, no

other sale record found in online databases.

(Similar with Artemis rt, AEF, brought $389, Gorny 10/13.) Starting Bid $25

234 VALERIAN II, Ant, VICTORIA PART, Victory giving wreath to Ruler; AEF, centered

on full flan, well struck for this with only sl obv lgnd crudeness, rev much above par;

good hair & crown detail; ltly toned lustrous silvering; however, it does have a

scattering of small flan faults on obv that do detract. Still a high grade example of

a scarce type, celebrating a "Parthian victory" that was actually a disastrous

defeat (prefiguring a certain U.S. political figure).

(A GVF realized $460, CNG eAuc 9/14.) Starting Bid $75

235 VALERIAN II, Egypt Tet, Homonoia stg l, Year Delta; VF/AEF, a hair off-ctr,

lgnd complete, medium brown patina, sl roughness at obv rt edge & rev upper left.

Very scarce! Homonoia was the daughter of Homophobia & Paranoia. (A VF of this

type brought $1670, Lanz 11/07, admittedly an outlier.) Starting Bid $80

236 SALONINUS, Ant, SPES PVBLICA, Spes & Ruler stg; EF, obv lgnd partly crowded;

rev sl off-ctr but full lgnd & well struck for this; bright lustrous silvering; portrait a

bit crude but does have sharp hair & crown detail. (A VF brought $173, CNG 5/04.)
Starting Bid $75

237 QUIETUS, Ant, SOLI INVICTO, Sol stg l; VF, centered on large flan, silver color

with lt tone, rev strike a bit soft, obv strong with good portrait detail.

(A VF realized $537, Naumann 8/23.) Start Bid $200

238 POSTUMUS, Ant, SAECVLI FELICITAS, Ruler stg r, EF+, well centered, obv

well struck with very sharp portrait, bright lustrous silver; rev has many tiny pore spots

in fields. (A VF-EF brought $179, Heidelberger 5/13.) Starting Bid $65

239 POSTUMUS, Ant, IOVI VICTORI, Jupiter stg r, hurling thunderbolt; EF, virtually

mint state, well centered/nrly so, good strike with strong rev; lustrous silvered

surfaces with medium toning. (An AEF brought $235, Elsen 9/02.) Starting Bid $65

240 POSTUMUS, Ant, HERC DEVSONIENSI, Hercules stg r; F-VF/F, nrly centered

on large flan, boldly struck, immaculate lt grey-brown surfaces, very nice for grade

& scarce. (A VF/AVF brought $172 + buyer fee, Solidus 10/21.) Starting Bid $30

241 AUREOLUS, in name of Postumus, Ant, CONCORD EQVIT, Concordia stg l;

AEF/F-VF, a little off-ctr with some of lgnds off; mostly silvered surfaces; a few

minor porous spots on obv; rev ugly with worse spots. Portrait unusually well-detailed

for this. (Compare an NGC VF, much weaker obv & much porosity, bringing $264,

Heritage 2/22.) Start Bid $60

242 CLAUDIUS II, Ant, FIDES AVG, Mercury stg l, Z; EF, well centered, decent

strike, silvered with sl graininess mainly on rev, portrait very sharp.

(An EF with soft rev brought $86 on $99 bid in my 2/17 sale.) Starting Bid $35

243 AURELIAN, Denarius, VICTORIA AVG, Victory adv l, captive, P; Choice

VF/AEF, centered, well struck, glossy dark brown patina. Scarce denomination.

(A VF brought $387, Kunker 3/09.) Starting Bid $50

244 AURELIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler & wife shaking hands (Aw, give

her a kiss), S*; EF, obv sl off-ctr but complete; fairly well struck; silvered with lt tone

& traces of encrustation (An EF brought $268, Gorny 10/16) Start Bid $30

245 AURELIAN & VABALATHUS, Egypt Tet, Bust r/bust r; VF, ragged flan with

edge splits, medium brown patina, obv centered with nrly full lgnd, Vab's portrait

quite strong; rev off-ctr & crude, tho portrait does show laurel wreath. (A crude VF

with porosity brought $81 in my 9/100 sale; VF $676, Emp. Hamburg 11/12.)

Starting Bid $30

246 SEVERINA, Ant, CONCORDIAE MILITVM, Concordia hldg 2 standards, Q/XXI;

EF, perfectly centered & well struck, lt brown tone with underlying lustery silvering,

mild granularity mainly on rev, quite sharp hair detail on portrait.

(A VF sold for $306, Peus 4/11; EF $490, CNG 10/22.) Starting Bid $45

247 TETRICUS I, Barbarous Radiate, PAX AVG, Pax stg l, VF+, lt olive green, obv

lgnd wk, rev lgnd off at left; portrait quite strong, in cute primitive style.

Starting Bid $15

248 TACITUS, Egypt Tet, ETOYC A, Eagle stg r, head l; VF-EF medium brown, obv

well centered, full lgnd, sharp portrait; rev sl off-ctr with a bit of roughness.

(A VF with double striking brought $96 on $105 bid in my 3/18 sale.)

Starting Bid $35

249 PROBUS, Ant, MARS VICTOR, Mars adv r, III; Choice EF+, well centered &

sharply struck, pale pinkish tone with underlying silvering; great detail on portrait

& Mars. (An EF/VF+ brought $245, iNumis 3/09.) Starting Bid $60

250 PROBUS, Ant, SOLI INVICTO, Sol in quadriga l, XXIS; EF, perfectly centered,

good strike, silvered with lt tone, only slightest surface disturbances. Ordinary bust

rt, actually very rare mated with this rev. (An EF realized $174, Leu 12/23.)

Starting Bid $50

251 PROBUS, Egypt Tet, LZ, Eagle stg l, head r; AVF/F, full obv lgnd, rev sl off-ctr,

olive-brown patina with sl patches of lighter green, evoking a forest during autumn,

with fresh foliage peeking through & vibrant moss clinging to aged bark, creating

a harmonious blend of earthy sophistication and natural vibrancy.

(ChatGPT contributed here.) Start Bid $15

252 CARINUS, As Aug, FELICIT PVBLICA, Felicitas stg l, by column, QXXI; Choice EF,

nrly centered, good strike, full lustrous silvering. Excellent detailed portrait of fine

style. (An EF realized $360, Lanz 12/14.) Starting Bid $100

253 NUMERIAN, Aug, Ant, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Jupiter giving Victory to Ruler, C/XXI;

VF, well centered, dark greenish patina with earthen hilighting, strong contrast.

Good portrait detail. (A GVF smoothed brought $134, Roma 9/23.) Start Bid $25

254 DIOCLETIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter giving Victory to Ruler,

HE; Choice VF+, obv a hair off-ctr with full lgnd, smooth dark olive brown surfaces,

nice strong portrait. (A VF-EF/VF brought $36 on $45 bid in my 7/07 sale.)

Starting Bid $20

255 DIOCLETIAN, Post-Reform Radiate (much scarcer), type as last, B/ALE;

Choice VF+, obv well centered & struck, rev somewhat off-ctr, glossy dark patina,

good strong portrait. Ex Naville auction as EF.

(A VF realized $81 on $89 bid in my 6/92 sale.) Starting Bid $25

256 DIOCLETIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, TR, EF,

centered, brown tone with hints of underlying silvering; fully sharp portrait.

(An AEF brought $79 on $125 bid in my 1/10 sale; EF with black patina

$400, Gorny 10/10.) Starting Bid $65

257 MAXIMIAN, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, HTE;

Choice EF, well centered on large flan, good strike, lustery lt silvery-brown,

exceedingly sharp portrait detail. (A VF+ realized $380, iNumis 3/10.)

Starting Bid $70

258 MAXIMIAN, Ant, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter giving Victory to Ruler,

KE; AEF/VF, rev sl off-ctr, brown patina with green lighting, quite strong portrait

detail. Better than it looks.(This exact variety, VF, brought $81, Naumann 4/21.)

Starting Bid $20

259 CARAUSIUS, Ant, BROCKAGE, Bust r/incuse of bust; VF, centered on sl ragged

flan, full lgnd, good detailed portrait; olive green patina with sl hilighting. RARE

mint error. (A VF brockage sold for $172, Roma 8/18.) Starting Bid $65

260 CONSTANTIUS I, Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg l, no mintmk =

London, EF, nrly centered on large oval flan, silvery-brown patina, very lt porosity.

Well struck with fully sharp portrait. (An EF brought $403, F&S 6/07.) Start Bid $60

261 GALERIUS, as Aug, Follis, VIRTVTI EXERCITVS, Mars adv r, B/MKV; in NGC slab

as AU, Str 5/5, Surf 3/5 "fissures;" does have the slightest trace of porosity on rev,

I wouldn't even mention it. Virtually Mint State, Lustery medium brown surfaces;

well struck with a needle-sharp portrait.

(Same variety, EF, min. corrosion, brought $358, Lanz 9/07.) Start Bid $100

262 GALERIA VALERIA, Follis, VENERI VICTRICI, Venus stg l, ALE; Choice AEF-EF,

well centered & sharply struck with strong detail on portrait & Venus; wholesome

brown surfaces without porosity. (An EF brought $216 on $250 bid in my 5/01 sale;

EF $1705, Aureo & Calico 2/12.) Starting Bid $135

263 MAXIMINUS II, As Aug., Reduced Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius stg hldg

Serapis bust, palm below, N-Delta/ALE; Choice EF, obv centered a touch low; rev

perfectly centered; very sharp strike; excellent lt brown surfaces with silvering

in recesses. (An EF with wkness brought $209, Kunker 3/15.) Starting Bid $35

264 LICINIUS I, Reduced Follis, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter stg l, hldg Victory,

eagle at left, A/•SIS•; Choice EF, perfectly centered & unusually sharp strike;

smooth medium brown. (Same mint, EF, brought $292, Lanz 6/12.)

Starting Bid $40

265 LICINIUS II, Æ3, Helmeted bust l., with spear/IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter

stg l, betw eagle & captive; SMALB; VF, well centered, dark patina with some

orangy hilighting, a touch of roughness mainly on rev.

(A VF sold for $123, Davisson 10/11.) Starting Bid $15

266 CONSTANTINE I, Reduced Follis, SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol stg l, S-F/MLN;

VF-EF/VF, centered on sl ragged flan, medium brown, good strike for a London issue

& rare with this mintmk.

(Same var., Near EF, worn rev die, brought $492, Roma 8/23.) Starting Bid $35

267 CONSTANTINE I, Æ3, GLORIA EXERCITVS, 2 standards betw soldiers, SMNB;

Choice EF, perfectly centered & well struck, medium brown.

(A Ch. AEF/VF brought $54 on $80 bid, in my 11/07 sale; EF $200, Gorny 3/09.)

Starting Bid $25

268 CONSTANTINE I, Æ3, PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, camp gate, SMK-Delta; EF, obv

nrly centered, rev well centered, lt brown tone with much silvering evident; good

strike with sharp details. (An EF brought $81 on $90 bid in my 6/05 sale; EF $365,

DNW 4/08.) Starting Bid $30

269 CONSTANTINE I, Æ3, Radiate bust r/IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter stg betw

eagle& captive, SMANTE, RIC34 (Rarity 3); VF+/VF, well centered & struck,

medium brown. Extremely scarce with this bust. Starting Bid $15

270 COMMEMORATIVE, Æ4, POP ROMANUS bust l./Bridge, CONS; VF, well

centered, dark green-brown patina, minor roughness, lots of detail. Very scarce

type. Scholars disagree whether the obv lgnd means "Father Rome" or refers to a

soft drink. (A F-VF realized $240, Rauch 3/11.) Starting Bid $60

271 HELENA, Æ4, PAX PVBLICA, Pax stg l, TRP; Choice EF, obv sl off-ctr, rev

well centered, glossy dark brown, portrait exceptionally well detailed for this. Hence

a great example. (An EF brought $530, Peus 11/04.) Starting Bid $65

272 FAUSTA, Æ3, SPES REIPVBLICAE, Fausta stg w/babies, SMTSA; Choice EF,

centered, full lgnds, glossy dark brownish-green patina, hair detail very bold.

(An EF realized $940, CNG 5/13.) Starting Bid $100

273 CRISPUS, Æ3, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, Globe on altar inscr VOTIS XX,

C-R/PLC; Choice EF, obv centered sl low but complete, sharply struck, glossy dark

patina. (Same variety, EF, brought $146, CNG eAuc 12/10.) Start Bid $40

274 CONSTANS, Æ4, VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN, 2 Victories, ASIS; Choice

VF-EF, perfectly centered & well struck, dark brown surfaces. Hard to find this nice.

Starting Bid $20

275 CONSTANS, Æ Cent, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Ruler hldg labarum & Phoenix

on galley steered by Victory, TESE; Choice Virtually Mint State, perfectly centered

& sharply struck, lustrous toned silvered surfaces; portrait detail simply superb.

(An EF brought $732, Nomos 10/16.) Starting Bid $100

276 CONSTANTIUS II, Cent, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen

horseman, A/TS-Delta; Choice EF, virtually mint state, perfectly centered & quite

well struck with strong details; toned silvered surfaces.

(An EF with sl corrosion sold for $640, Helios 3/11.) Starting Bid $75

277 CONSTANTIUS II, Cent, Bust l., hdlg globe/FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Ruler

with labarum, 2 captives, ALEA; AEF, nrly centered, well struck, medium brown

patina, only slightest surface quibbles, strong detail on portrait & rev figures.

Scarcer type. (A GVF brought $464, Nomos 10/17.) Starting Bid $35

278 VETRANIO, Cent, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Ruler stg with 2 labara, •ASIS•; VF,

sl off-ctr, some of lgnds crowded/wk, brown patina with mild roughness, good

strong portrait. (A VF realized $412, CNG 3/96.) Starting Bid $80

279 DECENTIUS, Cent, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE, 2 Victories hldg shield inscr

VOT V MVLT X, SP/LSLC; Choice EF+, well centered & sharply struck on a large

flan, lustery toned silvering; superbly detailed portrait. Quite exceptional.

(An EF brought $987, Artem. 7/12.) Starting Bid $200

280 JULIAN, As Caes, Æ3, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier spearing fallen

horseman, M/ASIS; EF/VF+, centered on a ragged flan, good medium brown

surfaces; portrait has sharper detail than I've ever seen on this type, very rare thus.

(A VF brought $145, Berk 6/10.) Starting Bid $50

281 JOVIAN, Æ3, Bust left/VOT V in wreath. HERACB; VF, nrly centered, sl

lgnd crowding, dark brown patina with sl roughness mainly on rev; sharp portrait

detail. (A GVF brought $213, CNG eAuc 10/08.) Start Bid $20

282 JOVIAN, Æ1, VICTORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler stg, with labarum & Victory,

TESB; Choice EF/VF, perfect centering, well struck, glossy dark green patina;

portrait detail quite sharp of course.

(A VF+ realized $380 on $500 bid in my 1/99 sale; GVF $600, CNG 5/20.)

Starting Bid $220

283 PROCOPIUS, Æ3 Bust rt/SECVRITAS REIPVB, Ruler stg; F+/F, centered,

some crudeness & roughness mainly on rev, glossy dark greenish patina, good

portrait with much detail.. Mintmk unclear but must be CONS. Normal rev is

REPARATIO; this type unpublished & very rare.

(A Fine with roughness brought $480, CNGeAuc 6/21.) Starting Bid $100

284 VALENS, Æ3, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory adv l, DASISC; VF-EF, centered,

nrly full lgnds, brown patina, strong portrait detail.

(A VF-EF brought $51 in my 3/04 sale.) Starting Bid $15

285 GRATIAN, Æ3, CONCORDIA AVGGG, Constantinopolis std, Theta/ANT-Delta; VF,

well centered, dark greenish patina with earthen hilighting, sl hint of roughness,

strong portrait detail. (A VF realized $33 in my 2/96 sale; with inflation that

equals $65 today.) Starting Bid $20

286 GRATIAN, Æ2, REPARATIO REIPVB, Ruler & kneeling girl, ASISC•; VF,

perfectly centered & well struck, medium brown, minimally grainy.

(A VF+ brought $119 on $235 bid in my 1/01 sale; VF $630, Gorny 3/08.)

Starting Bid $30

287 VALENTINIAN II, Æ3, CONCORDIA AVGGG, Constantinopolis std, ANTB; VF,

centered, dark patina with orangy hilighting, slightest roughness, portrait quite

strong. Sl double strike at obv left edge. (An F-VF realized $36 on $42 bid in my

9/02 sale.) Start Bid $20

288 VALENTINIAN II, Æ2, VIRTVS EXERCITI, Ruler stg r with labarum & kicking

captive, SMNB; Choice VF-EF/EF, centered on a large flan, minor edge split, well

struck with especially strong rev detail; excellent smooth deep green patina.

(An AEF brought $296, Hirsch 2/13.) Starting Bid $70

289 THEODOSIUS I, Æ2, GLORIA ROMANORVM, Ruler stg r, w/labarum,

Mintmk somewhat squirrely but I make it SMN-Gamma; EF/VF, centered on sl ragged

flan, dark patina with orangy hilighting, trace of roughness on rev; an excellent obv

with quite fine portrait detail; rev figure also strongly detailed.

(A VF realized $122, Munz Zentrum 1/17.) Starting Bid $45

290 THEODOSIUS I, Æ2, VIRTVS EXERCITI, Ruler stg r with labarum & captive,

ANTB; VF/VF-EF, nrly centered, quite glossy dark patina with some orangy hilighting;

die break at back of obv head.

(A Nice VF brought $111 on $120 bid in my 1/15 scam.) Starting Bid $25


VF, centered, full lgnds, dark patina with strong orangy hilighting. Nice bold

appearance. (A GVF realized $576, Gorny 10/10.) Starting Bid $50

292 ARCADIUS, Æ2, Bust with spear, hand of God above/ GLORIA ROMANORVM,

Ruler stg w/labarum, captive, *CON-Gamma-Star; VF, centered, dark brown patina,

only insignifi-cant surface blemishes, good portrait detail. Scarce.

(A F+ brought $83, FSR 9/11; VF $500, Peus 5/07.) Start Bid $30

293 ARCADIUS, Æ3, VIRTVS EXERCITVS, Victory crowning Ruler, ANTB; Choice

VF-EF, nrly centered, full lgnds, dark patina with pale orange hilighting, quite strong

detail on portrait & rev figures. (A VF+ brought $46 on $52 bid in my 2/21 sale.)

Starting Bid $30

294 JOHANNES, Æ4, Victory dragging captive; AF/VG, smooth dark patina with a

little hilighting, enough of obv lgnd present to be sure it's Johannes, and his

distinctive profile is clear too; almost no rev lgnd.

(A G-VG/G brought $111 on $151 bid in my 6/05 sale.) Starting Bid $80


295 ANASTASIUS I, Follis, S-19, CON-Delta, Strong F, centered on large 37 mm flan,

lt brown, bold features, decent for this. (A F -VF with sl roughness brought $62 on

$75 bid in my 11/10 sale.) Starting Bid $15

296 ANASTASIUS I, 1/2 Follis, S-25, Offic. Gamma, F+/AVF, centered, greenish

brown patina, minor roughness, some detail on portrait.

(A F+ realized $28 on $40 bid in my 11/07 sale.) Starting Bid $15

297 JUSTIN I, Follis, S-63, Large M betw star & cross, CON-B; F+, well centered,

sl crude work, glossy dark green patina with only minor imperfections. Rather good

for this. Ex my collection. Starting Bid $20

298 JUSTIN & JUSTINIAN, 5N, S-133, 2 busts/Tyche in shrine; F, dark patina

with earthen hilighting, obv somewhat off-ctr, partial lgnd, busts clear, flan flaw in

rev center. Rare. (A F/VF brought $151 in my last sale; Near VF $690, CNG 5/08.)

Starting Bid $35

299 JUSTINIAN I, 5N, S244, Bust r/E & star; VF, obv off-ctr to left on quite ragged

flan, dark green patina with earthen hilighting, clear portrait with strong detail.

(A GVF brought $244, Roma 12/21.) Start Bid $15

300 JUSTINIAN I, 10N, S-239, Facg bust/THEYP Year XXXuII; F-VF or so, nrly

centered, pale-brown from old cleaning, sl crudeness, face reasonably clear.

Starting Bid $12

301 JUSTINIAN I, Follis, S-163, Facg Bust/Large M, CON-XV-Gamma; AVF/VF, big

39 mm flan, rev sl off-ctr, darkish brown, minor surface imperfections, strong eyes &

nose on portrait. (A F+ with weak face brought $81 in my 8/16 sale.) Starting Bid $60

302 JUSTINIAN I, Follis, S-214, Justinian enthroned/Large M, THEUP-A; VF, well

centered, brown patina with sl greenish hilighting, well struck with much detail on

figure; unusually good for this scarcer type, ex my collection bought 1983.

(A VF brought $392, Gorny 10/11.) Start Bid $100

303 JUSTIN II, Follis, S369, Justin & Sophia std/NIKO-X-B, Choice VF-EF, obv sl

off-ctr on ragged flan, glossy dark greenish patina with lighter olive hilighting,

unusually strong detail on figures. (An F-VF/VF brought $135 on $150 bid in my

6/13 sale; GVF $460, CNG 9/11.) Starting Bid $60

304 JUSTIN II, Follis, S372, Justin & Sophia std/KYZ-XII-B, F-VF/VF+, centered,

darkish green patina with earthen hilighting.

(A VF brought $121 on $131 bid in my 5/09 sale.) Starting Bid $25

305 JUSTIN II, 5N, S-363, Monogram/Large E, Delta; VF, centered on unround

flan, features complete & bold, lt brown. (A VF realized $96, CNG eAuc 6/22.)

Starting Bid $15

306 JUSTIN II, 5N, S-386, Theoupolis, Monogram/Large E, cross rt; VF, centered,

dark brown patina, sl crudeness, clear features. Ex my collection bought 1978.

(A VF brought $232 Leu 8/21.) Starting Bid $15

307 JUSTIN II, 1/2 Follis, S366, TES Year X, Theta-+C above; VF, centered, sl wkness

at edge, dark brown, much detail on figures. (A GVF brought $184, Stacks 1/09.)

Starting Bid $15

308 TIBERIUS II, 1/2 Follis, S-452, Theoupolis, Year appears clearly to have been

left blank! F+/VF, minimally off-ctr, smooth dark patina with dramatic orangy

hilighting. Starting Bid $15

309 MAURICE, 10 Nummia, S499, Facg bust with giant headgear/Large I betw star

& B; CON; VF, sl crude, much obv lgnd wk/off, lt brown, face visible.

(A VF realized $111 in my 12/21 sale.) Starting Bid $12

310 MAURICE, 1/2 Follis, S497, Facg bust/large K, Year X-A; VF, sl off-ctr on

ragged flan, smooth dark patina with dramatic earthen hilighting; very strong

cartoon-like face. (A VF sold for $103 in CNG eAuc 10/07.) Starting Bid $20

311 MAURICE, Follis, S-492, CON-I-Delta, VF/AVF, centered on large ragged

flan, darkish greenish patina, rev sl crude, clear face.

(A Near VF brought $119, CNG 8/08.) Start Bid $25

312 MAURICE, Follis, S-511A, NIKO-III-A, AF/VF, dark green-brown patina, obv lgnd

wk, rev bold. Rare type! No 511A's on acsearch database. Starting Bid $15

313 MAURICE., Follis, S533, THEUP-XIII-Gamma; VF+/VF, centered, dark green

patina with earthen hilighting that's a little patchy on rev; obv attractive with

strong detail includ full face (A VF brought $104 on $128 bid in my 11/05 sale;

VF $290, Gorny 10/07.) Start Bid $35

314 PHOCAS, Follis, S671, Phocas & Leontia stg facg/Large M, THEUP-II; Nice

VF, medium brown with decent surfaces, bold features, much detail on figures.

(A VF realized $300, Lanz 11/07.) Starting Bid $40

315 HERACLIUS, Follis, S-808, CON-Xu-Gamma; F-VF, centered on ragged

flan, greenish-brown patina with sl hilighting, obv quite bold, very decent for this.

(A Near VF, overstruck, brought $123, CNG 10/12.) Starting Bid $25

316 HERACLIUS, 1/2 Follis, S-830, 2 figures/Large K, Thessalonika, Year u reverted;

F+, centered on ragged flan, brown patina, sl overstruck & crude, rare!

(A VF of the type brought $380, Gorny 3/12.) Starting Bid $20

317 CONSTANS II, Follis, S-1014, Facg bust/3 busts & M; F+, centered on ragged

flan, quite crude as always for this type but actually decent & clear. Scarce!

(A VF realized $200, Bucephalus 3/22.) Starting Bid $25

318 LEO III, Fol, S1516, 2 busts/M, AVF, centered, lt brown patina, somewhat

rough, portraits reasonably clear.

(A plugged VF brought $170, Munz Zentrum 11/88.) Start Bid $20

319 LEO V, Follis, S1630, 2 busts/M etc, VF, obv a touch off-ctr, medium brown,

minor roughness, portraits strong. Very scarce. With old Cederlind tag $275 & older

UK tag. (Better than a VF bringing $192, CNG eAuc 5/21.) Starting Bid $100

320 LEO VI, Follis, S-1728, Leo stg with "wings"/4-line lgnd; VF, dark green patina

with a little hilighting, touch of roughness, good obv detail with clear face. Scarce.

(A VF realized $213, CNG eAuc 6/10.) Starting Bid $35

321 ROMANUS I, Follis, S-1760, facg bust/4-line lgnd; VF+, nrly centered on sl

small flan, dark brownish patina with sl green hilighting, sharp face. Choice for this.

(A VF realized $171 on $250 bid in my 3/18 sale.) Starting Bid $50

322 ANONYMOUS Follis (attrib to John I), S1793, Christ bust facg/4-line lgnd,

6.1 grams, VF+/F-VF, sl off-ctr, medium brn, trace of roughness, rev sl crude, full

strong facial details. Far scarcer than later larger versions, and rare with such a sharp

face. (A VF brought $462, Gorny 10/08.) Starting Bid $50

323 ANONYMOUS, Follis, S1818, Facg Christ bust/4-line lgnd, VF, smallish unround

flan, dark greenish patina, rev somewhat off-ctr to top with rough area at bottom.

Christ face fully clear, desirable thus.

(An AVF brought $181 on $200 bid in my 2/23 sale.) Starting Bid $25

324 ANONYMOUS Follis, S1836, Christ std facg/3-line lgd; F+, centered on

unround flan, lt brown, once clnd, well struck for this with fairly bold features,

above average. (A F-VF realized $56 in my 4/11 sale.) Starting Bid $12

325 ALEXIUS I, Ar Histamenon, Facg Christ bust/St Demetrius & Alexius stg, S1905

(VF £500); ex-CNG 1994 as "Good VF, obv somewhat eroded," I grade AF/VF, fully

silver color. (A VF brought $495, CNG 9/01.) Starting Bid $150

326 JOHN II, 1/2 Tetarteron, S-1954, Christ stg/John bust, VF, centered on

unround flan, glossy dark greenish-brown, much detail with John's face clear.

(The F-VF in my last sale brought $46; VF $300, Gorny 3/13.) Starting Bid $30

327 Empire of Nicaea, Theodore II, Æ Tetarteron of Magnesia, S-2145, Lis/Theo

stg; AF/F, obv sl off-ctr on elongated flan, dark greenish patina, features reasonably

clear. Rare! Ex CNG 3/94 as F, sold for $93.50. Starting Bid $45

328 LEAD SEAL, 24 mm, c. 7th century?, 3-line lgnds each side with curlicues, VF,

sl off-ctr, pit at bottom, of one side as made, grey patina with whiteish

hilighting, lettering quite clear. Starting Bid $20

329 LEAD SEAL, 15x18 mm, Cruciform Monogram each side, AVF, sl off-ctr,

pale grey with whiteish hilighting, monograms fully clear. Starting Bid $15


330 AFGHANISTAN, Ghorids, Yildiz, Billon Jital, 1206-15, Stylized horseman/lgnds,

VF, well struck. (Ungraded but looks exactly the same brought $35 (+ fee?)

Ancient & Medieval Coins Canada auc 7/21.) Starting Bid $5

331 ARMENIA, Hetoum I, 1226-71, Æ Kardez, King std facg/cross, Bed.1416, 23 mm,

F+, sl off-ctr & crude, darkish brown, sl earthen adhesion. Starting Bid $5

332 BATAVIA, Dutch E. Indies, Æ 1/2 Duit 1808, crowned shield/lgnd, 17 mm,

Choice EF, immaculate brown surfaces, nice. Starting Bid $10

333 BOLIVIA, 8 Reales, 1796, Bust r/shield & pillars, VF+/VF, asstd minor marks &

rim tickles, but good metal with nice lt tone, portrait well detailed. Starting Bid $75

334 BRAZIL, 20 Reis, 1816B, decent F-VF, problem free. Starting Bid $6

335 BRIT. GUIANA, (Essequibo) Æ Stiver 1813, Geo III bust r/Lgnd, crown, wreath;

34 mm; decent AVF/F. (The VG-F in my last sale brought $16 on $25 bid.)

Starting Bid $8

336 CAMBODIA, Khmer Kingdom Lead-Tin "Flower" coin, 13th-15th cent., large size

31 mm, pentagonal, center hole, Virtually as made, nice. Starting Bid $10

337 CEYLON, Kandy Kings, Sahassa Malla, 1200-02, Æ Kahavanu, Monkey/Monkey

& lgnd, 20 mm, VF-EF, 2-toned brown, nice well-made coin.

(A GVF brought $69, CNG 4/15.) Starting Bid $10

338 CHILE, 2 Reales 1806, F, excellent metal with rich old toning, too nice for

this profane world. Starting Bid $30

339 CRUSADERS, Antioch, Tancred (famous knight), 1101-12, Follis, Facg bust

with turban & sword/IC-XC/NI-KA in cross; 22 mm; VF, minimally off-ctr, sl

crudeness, portrait clear, smooth dark patina with dramatic orangy hilighting.

(A VF realized $857, Naumann, 1/15.) Starting Bid $40

340 ECUADOR, 2 Reales 1851, bust l./eagle atop arms; decent VG+/VG, no

problemo. Starting Bid $20

341 FRANCE, Provins, Thibaut II, 1125-52, Ar Denier, Cross pattee/comb, 19+ mm;

F-VF, a little crude but not bad for this, good metal with lt tone.

(AVF brought $128, CNG eAuc 3/15.) Starting Bid $15

342 FRANCE, Louis XIV, Ar 5 Sols, 1702-D, Bust r/scepters & lises, 20+ mm;

G+/AF, decent, good metal with lt tone. Starting Bid $7

343 FRANCE, Centime, L'An 7-A, Liberty head/lgnds, VF, minor crudeness but

strong detail, nice. Start Bid $7

344 GERMANY, Aachen, Ar 16 Marck, 1752, Crown/eagle, 27 mm, AF/VG. Rare

type. (KM VG $85; An NGC "VF details" hardly better brought $160 + buyer fee,

Katz 3/17.) Starting Bid $45

345 GERMANY, BAVARIA, Taler 1760, Bust r/Madonna & child, F, well struck

& excellent metal with no adjustment marks or other faults, pleasantly toned.

Unusually nice for this. Starting Bid $45

346 GERMANY, Halberstadt, Ar Groschen, 1540, Stg figure/arms; at least F for this

but weak shallow strike; good metal with lt tone; "40" very clear. RARE. Start Bid $10

347 GERMANY, Lubeck, Ar 8 Schilling 1731, Crowned 2-headed eagle/shield, etc,

27 mm; Nice F-VF, ltly toned, problem-free. Starting Bid $20

348 GERMANY, Munster, Cathedral, Æ 6 Pfennig 1762, St Paul with sword, Nice VF,

lt brown, no faults. (A VF-EF realized $346, yes, Kunker 6/14.) Starting Bid $15

349 GERMANY, PRUSSIA, 1/6 Taler, 1766-B, Fred bust r/lgnds, sl weak in rev

ctr, otherwise a strong VG, toned. Starting Bid $5

350 GERMANY, SAXONY, 1/12 Taler, 1691-IK, 27 mm, F, minor weakness, mostly

strong, sl curled from roller dies, toned. Starting Bid $8

You can bid with a budget limit, or with alternate choices

351 GERMANY, Schleswig-Holstein, Schilling, 1582, 2 lions on shield/lgnds,

18 mm, weak at date, otherwise F & bold, good metal with tone. Starting Bid $8

352 GIBRALTAR, Spittles, 2 Quarts (= 1/2 Gallon), 1818, Lion hldg key/ castle, 28 mm,

F, strongly 2-toned (ex-clnd?), a nice bold coin. Starting Bid $12

353 GREECE, 5 Lepta 1841, 25 mm, Choice AEF, well struck, excellent fault-free

brown surfaces. (Cat EF $300; a VF-EF brought $365, Elsen 12/19.) Starting Bid $100

354 GUATEMALA, 2 Reales 1783, AG-G, so graded because some of lgnds wk; bust

& date quite strong. Good metal. Starting Bid $8

355 HAITI, 2 Centimes 1846, KM27.2, 24 mm, Choice VF, well struck &

problem-free, very nice for this. Starting Bid $8

356 HAITI, 25 Centimes An 24 (1827), Boyer bust l./Tree & cannons etc, F (actually

VF with sl wkness in center), good metal with lt tone.

(A VF (not better!) realized $166, Gorny 10/19.) Starting Bid $8

357 HAITI, 50 Centimes, An 26 (1829), types as last, AF/VF, good bright metal,

teensy edge crack. Starting Bid $10

358 HAITI, Crown, 1811, Pattern, Henri Christophe bust r/ Arms, modern restrike

in .925 silver, KM X13, Choice Proof. (Same restrike brought $230, Stack's 11/11.)

Start Bid $50

359 HUNGARY, Bela II, 1131-41, Ar Denar, Cross, crescents, dots/cross in circles,

Hu.89; Choice EF, well struck, good silver, toned.

(An EF brought $120, Naumann 4/21.) Starting Bid $25

360 HUNGARY, Wladislaw, Ar Denar, 1506-KH, Madonna & (adopted African) child/shield; VF, obv somewhat crudely struck, good metal with nice lt tone.

Starting Bid $6

361 HUNGARY, Ar 20 Kreuzer 1835-B, Francis I bust r/ Madonna & child, F/F-VF,

ltly toned, nice. Starting Bid $6

362 INDIA, Delhi Sultans, Alal-din Muhammad, 1296-1316, Jital, F-VF/VF, well

struck, pale greenish patina. Start Bid $2

363 INDIA, Mughals, Shah Alam II, 1760-88, Rupee, dated 1198/26),

Muhammadabad Banares, fish & sun, KM834; EF, well struck, good bright silver.

(This exact variety, GVF, test mks on edge, brought $87, CNG 2/14.)

Starting Bid $20

364 INDIA, Rupee, 1835, William IV bust r/lgnds & wreath, RS incuse, nice

F (cat $80). Graffiti on obv so slight I didn't notice it until I did the photo here!

Start Bid $20

365 INDIA, ASSAM, 1/2 Rup, 1780-96, Octagonal, KM213, nice AEF, good metal,

sharp. Starting Bid $12

366 INDIA, Mysore, GOLD Fanam, Haider Ali, 1761-82, Calicut, God & Goddess/

"He," KM8 VF/EF. (An EF brought $198 (+ fee?), Taisei auc 2/21.) Starting Bid $20

367 IONIAN ISLS. 2 Lepta, 1819, Winged Lion/Std Britannia; 22 mm; VF+, hint

of patination & rim tickles, strong details. (A GVF brought $77, Savoca 9/23.)

Starting Bid $20

368 IRELAND, Gun Money 1/2 Crown (large) 1690 March, AG-G/AG, decent for this

worn grade, most of obv lgnd visible, smooth medium brown surfaces.

Starting Bid $5

369 IRELAND, Token 1/2d, 1834, GEORGE ORDS TOKEN, bust l./Harp; F or better,

lt brown, some strike wkness, bunch of nasty dents at rev top. Rare!

(A VF with wkness brought $84, Album 7/23.) Starting Bid $5

370 ISLAMIC, Abbasid, Ar Dirhem, Al-Mahdi, 775-85 AD, Muhammadiyah mint,

Yr. 166, 25 mm; EF, sharply struck, no wkness, faintly bendy.

(Same date & mint, EF, sl doubling, brought $65, Leu 8/20.) Starting Bid $20

371 ISLAMIC, Ayyubid, Al-'Adil Abu-Bakr, 1195-1218, Damascus, Ar Dirhem,

21 mm, VF, dramatically double struck, out of register.

(Same, EF brought $160, Peus 1/21.) Start Bid $6

372 ISLAMIC, Ilkhan, Abu Said, Ar 2 Dirhams, 22 mm, Tabriz, 721 AH, VF, sl off-ctr

& crude but full lgnds. Starting Bid $5

373 ISLAMIC, Rasulids (Yemen), Al Ashraf 1377-1400, Ar Dirham, 'Adan mint,

789 AH, Alb. 1110; VF, nrly centered, sl crude & wk but less so than usual for this. (Similar, same mint, VF (poor strike) realized $67, CNG eAuc 4/12.) Start Bid $20

374 ISLAMIC, Seljuks, Ar Dirham, Kay Ka'us II bin Kay Khusraw, 1246-49, Alb. 1223,

22 mm; Choice virtually mint, quite well struck, good lustrous silver. Starting Bid $20

375 ISLAMIC, Bronze coins, 12 assorted, good variety, generally around F or so.

Starting Bid $20

376 ISLE of MAN, 1/2 Penny 1798, Geo III bust rt/Triskeles; G but decent,

smooth brown. Starting Bid $7

377 ITALY, Genoa, Ar Denaro, 1139-1339, Gateway/cross, 17 mm, VF, ltly toned, nice.

(A VF+ brought $130, Nomisma 5/01.) Starting Bid $15

378 ITALY, Gorizia, Soldo, 1765-G , Fine. Start Bid $5

379 ITALY, Naples, Robert of Anjou, 1309-43, Ar Gigliato, Ruler std/floriate cross,

28 mm, VF, almost as struck but crude strike with wkness, good bright silver with

lt tone. (A VF brought $145, Peus 11/10.) Start Bid $40

380 ITALY, Sardinia, Ar 50 Cent, 1828-L-Eagle, Nice F/AF, bold & ltly toned.

Starting Bid $15

381 ITALY, Venice, Æ 6 Bagattini, c.1500-1600, Madonna & child/St Peter, 22 mm,

dark brown, minimally coarse. Starting Bid $8

382 JAPAN, As 100 Mon Temp Tsuho C7 but much smaller, 21x30 mm, dark

grey-brown, VF+, small bit of edge shaved. Strange item. Starting Bid $4

383 KELANTAN, Malaya, Tin Pitis, KM15, 21 mm, center hole; Date seems to read

AH 1320, not 1321; VF+, virtually as made, small cast hole. Starting Bid $4

384 KOREA, Mun, Kaesong Township, 1836, M34.16.5, 25 mm; VF-EF, only minor

touch of crudeness at rev top, very well made for these. Scarce. (KM VF $12. )

Starting Bid $5

385 KOREA, 5 Mun, 1883, Central Mint, M21.1A.12, AVF/VF, unusually well made &

nice for these normally very crude issues. Starting Bid $6

386 LIBERIA, Cent, 1847, Liberty Head/palm, Choice VF, only slightest rim tickles,

good surfaces. Start Bid $15

387 LITHUANIA, Solidus, Jan Casimir hd/horseman, 1664, bold VF, lt brown,

old cleaning, very nice for this. Start Bid $6

388 LUXEMBOURG, Liard, 1760, crowned shield/crowned monogram, 23 mm; small

part of lgnds wkly struck, otherwise a decent AF. Rare.

(A VF brought $240, Elsen 3/20.) Starting Bid $30

389 MALTA, Æ Grano, Hugues Loubens de Verdalle, 1581-95, 4-part arms/lgnds,

19 mm; overall G, rather crude, particularly the rev with some wkness; but a rare coin.

(A Near VF brought $780, CNG eAuc 10/20.) Starting Bid $40

390 MEXICO, 1/2 Real, 1778, decent VG. Starting Bid $8

391 MEXICO, 2 Reales 1814, Unusually nice VG-F, excellent metal with nice tone,

very bold. Scarcer date. Start Bid $20

392 MEXICO, 8 Reales Pillar, 1753, VG, appears to be a cast copy, somewhat

mushy surface; toned. Starting Bid $15

393 MEXICO, 8 Reales, 1819-JJ, AF, minor flan flaw at back of head, still a quite nice

ltly toned coin. Starting Bid $50

394 MEXICO, Chihuahua, Æ 1/4 Real, 1865, AF, very bold & nice for these.

Starting Bid $7

395 MEXICO, Ar Real, 1859-Zs, weak on center of eagle, otherwise a decent

VG. Starting Bid $3

396 MOMBASA, Pice 1888H Nice VF-EF. Start Bid $3

397 MONGOLS, Great Khans, Mas'ud al-Khwarizmi, Gov of Karakorum, 1240-69,

Æ Fals, 30 mm; Alb. 1975; AVF, outer lgnds weakly struck.

(A VF realized $316, CNG 5/08.) Starting Bid $25

398 MUSCAT & OMAN, 1/4 Anna 1315 KM3.2, Nice VF-EF. Starting Bid $5

399 NEPAL, Lichhavi period, Udayadeva, 576-750, 24 mm Æ, cow & lgnd, Uniface

AF, brown with pale earthen hilighting. (A rough F brought $96, Leu 12/21,

described as extremely rare.) Starting Bid $20

400 NEPAL, Ar Mohar (1/2 Rup), NS 842 = 1722, 27 mm, Nice bold VF. Start Bid $15

401 NETHERLANDS, Historical Jeton, 1636, Bureau of Finances, Charles II bust r/Arms

& fleece, 30 mm; AEF/VF, medium brown, sl rev double striking. Start Bid $25

402 NETHERLANDS, Westfriesland, Ar 2 Stiver 1726, Good. Starting Bid $2

403 NETHERLANDS, 2-1/2 Gulden 1845, VF, tiny attempted hole at obv top with

small solder spot beside it. Start Bid $20

404 NORWAY, Ar 12 Skilling, 1721, 24 mm, VG, brownish patina, sl grainy.

Starting Bid $8

405 PAPAL STATES, Ar Grosso, Innocent XII, 1695, overall AF or so, sl bendy & a

bit uneven, good metal with lt tone. Start Bid $8

406 PAPAL STATES, Æ 1/2 Baiocco, 1802, 26 mm, AVF, well struck, medium brown,

nice for this. Starting Bid $8

407 PAPAL STATES, Ar Lira, 1867-XXII, Pius IX bust l., EF, ltly toned, very

pleasing. Starting Bid $15

408 PERSIA, Multiple Dirham, 44 mm, Banijurids, al-Harith ibn Harb, 10th cent.,

Alb. 1439; call it F, typical poor strike with much wkness in centers.

(A VF, "typical striking issues" brought $168, CNG eAuc 4/20.) Starting Bid $20

409 PERSIA, Qajars, Fath 'Ali Shah, 1797-1834, Ar Riyal, 21 mm, Tabriz AH

1217, Alb.2874; F, good silver, sl off-ctr, minor wkness, decent.

(Same date (diff mint), VF, 10% flat strike, brought $168, Album 1/21.)

Starting Bid $15

410 PERU, 2 Reales 1806, VF, wkly struck at bottom each side, scratchlike flaw

on truncation; nice tone with luster, portrait with strong detail. Starting Bid $30

411 PERU, 2 Reales 1786, VG+, ltly toned, portrait bold. Holder says ex Jose

Toribio Medina collection. Start Bid $20

412 PERU, 1/4 Real 1856, 5/4, Choice VF, minor edge crudeness, lustery with lt

tone. Start Bid $8

413 PERU, 2 Reales, 1827JM, F+/VF, well struck & bold, good bright silver,

above average. Starting Bid $10

414 PHILIPPINES, Quarto 1829, backwards 2 in date, G, somewhat crude & wk,

lgnds all visible, date bold, lt brown. (Normal date, G or better, crude, weak in

parts, brought $49 on $100 bid in my 10/23 sale.) Starting Bid $25

415 POLAND, Kasimir Jagiello, 1447-92, Ar 1/2 Grosch, crown/eagle, 18 mm,

partly weak strike, otherwise at least VG, bright silver. Start Bid $54

416 POLAND, Zloty 1839-MW, minor wk spot at rev edge, otherwise bold AF/VG,

ltly toned, nice. Start Bid $10

417 POLAND, 5 Zloty 1838-MW, 2-headed eagle/wreath & lgnds, F, well detailed,

ltly toned. (Far better than a F+ [I'd grade VG] sold for $158 + buyer fee,

Wojcicki 2/19.) Starting Bid $40

418 PORTUGAL, 10 Reis 1839, 31 mm, nice VF, medium brown, good rims.

Start Bid $10

419 PORTUGAL, 40 Reis 1814, 36 mm, thick & heavy, G/VG, quite nice for these.

Start Bid $4

420 PORTUGAL, 50 Reis 1877, silver, VF nice. Start Bid $4

421 SCOTLAND, Conder Token, Edinburgh, 1791, Lothian D&H 38 (scarce),

St Andrew hldg big cross/shield; EF, sl scratchlike striking fault in obv lgnd, still a

choice example, luscious chocolate brown. Starting Bid $25

422 SIBERIA, 2 Kopeck 1767, COPY, well made, EF, nice. Starting Bid $3

423 SPAIN, 2 Reales, 1759-JV Seville, bold VG+, nice 2-toned silver. Start Bid $10

424 SPAIN, 8 Marav, 1849-Ja, F/VF, medium brown, problem-free & pleasing for

these. Start Bid $5

425 SPAIN, 4 Reales, 1848-Md-CL, Isabella II bust, nice strong VG+/F. Start Bid $12

426 SPAIN, 2-1/2 Cent 1867-Seg, 4-pt star, Nice strong VF, free of faults,

medium brown. Starting Bid $10

427 SWEDEN, 1/6 Ore 1682/1, 25 mm, Crowned Lion/3 crowns; F+, medium

brown, hardly crude at all, quite good for these. Start Bid $7

428 SWEDEN, 1/6 Skil 1832, Carl bust r/3 crowns & lgnds, Choice AU, much

red. Starting Bid $18

429 SWEDEN, 1/16 Riks$, 1848, VF, nice. Starting Bid $6

430 SWITZERLAND, Berne, 1794 1/2 Batz, Bear/cross etc, 23 mm, F, brown tone.

Starting Bid $7

431 SWITZERLAND, Geneva, 10 Centime 1847, VF sl rev marks. Starting Bid $8

432 SWITZERLAND, Schwyz, Rappen 1846, Choice VF, medium brown, sharply

struck. Starting Bid $8

433 TABARISTAN, Khurshid, 740-61, Sasanian style Ar Hemidrachm, Bust/fire altar

etc; 24 mm, Choice EF, virtually as struck, well struck & lustrous.

(A GVF brought $159, Triskeles 4/18.) Starting Bid $30

434 TABARISTAN, Jarir, 786-88, Ar Hemidrachm, Bust/fire altar, Year 136;

Virtually mint state, well struck, bright luster. Ex Pars Coins as Choice FDC.

(Same year & everything, EF, realized $414, Baldwin's 12/13.) Starting Bid $40

435 THAILAND, Silver bullet money, Baht, 1851-68, C137, with 2 stamps, Mongkut

& Prasat, both clear, F or so, toned. Starting Bid $20

436 TIBET, Ar Ga-den Tangka, YF13.4, 27 mm, Choice EF, ltly toned, sharply struck,

very nice. (A VF+ brought $84, Aureo & Calico 7/21.) Starting Bid $25

437 TUNISIA, Ar Pias, AH 1249, 31 mm, Choice VF-EF, quite well struck,

ltly toned. Scarce!! Starting Bid $40

438 TURKEY, Ar Akche, Mehmet II, 1448-81 (Conqueror of Constantinople), AVF,

sl off-ctr, ltly toned. Starting Bid $4

439 TURKEY, Ar 2 Zolota, 1171/9, 45 mm, Choice VF, only small area of wkness

each side, good metal with lt tone. Starting Bid $25

440 TURKEY, Ar Pias (Kurush), 1187/14, 41 mm, VF, sl crude with lt porosity

& encrustations, toned. Start Bid $20

441 TURKEY, Ar 2 Pias (Kurush), 1203/6, 43 mm, AF, somewhat crude strike

with wkness in rev center, pale greenish tone. Start Bid $15

442 TURKEY, Ar 6 Pias (Kurush), 1223/30, 38 mm, F, peripheral wreath softly

struck, nice lt tone. Starting Bid $10

443 TURKEY, Ar 20 Pias (Kurush) 1255/22, scarce date, nice VF, ltly toned.

Ex my collection bought 1979. Start Bid $25

444 UNITED STATES, Hard Times Token 1836 Robinson, Low 104, 29 mm,

Choice EF, well struck, good medium brown surfaces. Starting Bid $25

445 URUGUAY, 5 Cent, 1857, Copper, Sunface, 23 mm, Choice VF+/EF, good

surfaces, sharp & nice. Starting Bid $10

446 VIETNAM, Gia-Long, 1802-19, Cash coin C61.1, 24 mm, AEF, dark olive

patina, sharp & nice. Start Bid $5

SASANIAN (All large silver Drachms unless noted)

447 Ardashir I, 224-41, Obol, Bust r/fire altar, Gobl 12; VF, ltly toned, sl surface

faults mainly on rev, portrait quite strongly detailed. Much scarcer than the drachms.

A noble Gobl Obol. (Same style bust, VF brought $284, Gorny 3/04.)

Starting Bid $100

448 Yazdgard I, 399-420, Gurgan mint, Choice Mint State, unusually well struck for

this with excellent human-looking portrait, bright lustrous silver.

(A GVF brought $730, Kunker 9/06.) Starting Bid $60

449 Varhran V, 420-38, Ray mint; Choice Mint State, well struck with good portrait

& sharp rev detail. Bright lustrous silver. Ex Pars Coins as Choice FDC.

(An EF brought $126 on $150 bid, FSR 11/05; EF $546, Triton 1/11.)

Starting Bid $60

450 Yazdgard II, 438-57, Nice EF, well centered & struck, good bright silver.

(An EF brought $86 on $100 bid in my 9/02 sale; VF $575, Ponterio 4/08.)

Starting Bid $40

451 Peroz I, 457-84, scarcer first type crown without wings, Jay Mint, EF, virtually

as struck, typically somewhat crude, bright lustery silver.

(An EF of this type realized $317, Gorny 3/17.) Starting Bid $35

452 Peroz, 457-84, crown with wings; Amol mint, EF, usual crudeness, good

bright silver. (A VF of the type brought $381, CNG eAuc 9/12.) Start Bid $35

453 Peroz, 457-84, crown with wings, AY= Eran, Ch. EF, well struck for this, nice

strong portrait, bright silver.

(This exact variety, VF+ realized $126, Ibercoin 12/19.) Starting Bid $40

454 Peroz, 457-84, crown with wings, Istakhr mint, Choice EF, much above

average strike, excellent metal with lt told toning. (An AEF of the type brought $91

in my 3/067 sale.) Starting Bid $40

455 Kavad I, 488-531, Airan, Yr. 38, EF, moderately crude strike, good bright silver.

(A VF (diff mint) brought $76 on $95 bid in my 10/08 sale.) Starting Bid $22

456 Khusru I, 531-79 AD, mint WYHC, Yr. 38, VF, reasonably well struck for this,

ltly toned, sl encrustation around rev edge. Ex Pars Coins as Choice EF. Starting Bid $17

457 Hormizd IV, 579-90, Sakastan, Yr 10, VF-EF, sl crude but actually decently struck

for this, nice medium tone. (Same mint, VF, sold for $784, CNG eAuc 10/21.)

Starting Bid $20

458 Khusru II, 590-628, Ahwaz mint, Yr. 31; Choice VF, fine style portrait, well

struck, good metal, lt tone.

(Same mint & year, Near VF, brought $61, Bertolami 1/22.) Starting Bid $25

459 Khusru II, 590-628, Azerbaijan, Yr. 23, Choice EF, fine style portrait, well

struck, bright silver.

(Same mint, Superb EF realized $121 on $200 bid in my 2/16 sale.) Starting Bid $40

460 Khusru II, 590-628, Mint PR=Furat, Yr. 39; Choice EF, strong strike, fine

style portrait, good metal with old toning. Almost invisible edge cracks. Scarce mint!

(An EF of this mint sold for $112, Gorny 11/05.) Starting Bid $45

461 Khusru II, 590-628, Istakhr, Yr. 37, VF-EF, fine style portrait, quite well struck,

dark toning, asstd sl faults. (Same mint, VF, sold for $77, Triskeles 12/18.)

Starting Bid $30

462 Ardashir III, 628-30, Yazd, Year 2, VF, ltly toned, obv decently struck, rev

somewhat crude. Scarce late ruler.

(Diff mint, crude VF or + brought $186 in my 8/03 sale; GVF $460, CNG 9/05.)

Starting Bid $60


463 Northumbrian Kings, Eanred, 810-41, Æ Styca, DIHTRED, S-862; AEF, centered,

well struck, hilighted brown patina, exceptionally nice for these.

(An AEF (diff moneyer) brought $635, Spink 3/21.) Starting Bid $150

464 Edward I, 1272-1307, Penny, S1418, Bury St. Edmunds, F or better, well

centered, portrait visible but crudely struck. Starting Bid $35

465 Mary, 1553-4, Groat, S2492, AG, straightened from bends, portrait messed up,

rev not bad with most of lgnds present; good metal with lt tone. Starting Bid $15

466 Elizabeth I, 1558-1603, Ar Penny, S2580, mm key, G-VG, smallish flan with

partial lgnds, crudely struck on portrait, good metal with old bluish tone.

(A chipped & bent F brought $120, Spink 12/23.) Start Bid $20

467 Charles II, Maundy 2d 1684, Choice EF, almost as struck, strong portrait

detail, excellent metal with nice lt tone.

(An AEF brought $108, Heritage Europe 5/21.) Starting Bid $65

467A Charles II, Shilling 1679, AF/F-VF, excellent for grade, absolutely fault-free,

good metal with nice tone, bold features. Ex my collection. (Spink F £160.)

Starting Bid $140

468 Charles II, Crown, 1673 Quinto, AVG/G, faint obv scrs & teensy rev nicks; bold

edge lettering. Start Bid $45

469 William III, 6 Pence, 1696, VG+, 2-toned, some very tiny marks. Starting Bid $15

470 Anne, Shil 1711, VG, bold features, good metal with sl uneven tone.

(An unevenly toned Fair/Fine realized $94, Baldwin's 6/11.) Starting Bid $20

471 George II, 1/2 Penny 1730, Choice Strong VF, nice bold medium brown, lots

of detail. (Spink VF £100; A GVF brought $150, Davisson 2/17.) Starting Bid $40

472 George II, Maundy 2 Pence 1735, Choice AEF, lt tone with luster in recesses.

Ex my collection, bought 1984. (A VF brought $72, CNG 9/21.) Starting Bid $50

473 George II, 6 Pence 1750, Choice VF, wonderful lustery surfaces with rich old

toning. Ex my collection, bought pre-1976. Scarce date.

(A VF brought $224, Baldwin's 11/10.) Starting Bid $85

474 George III, Cartwheel 2 Pence, 1797, AVF, minor rim bumps, some surface

marks mainly on rev. Starting Bid $25

475 George III, 3 Pence 1762, Choice AEF/EF, well struck, good bright metal.

(A GVF brought $82, Naumann 4/22.) Start Bid $40

476 George III, Maundy Penny, 1800, AVF/VF, toned, a few lt marks visible

with magnification. Starting Bid $20

477 George III, 6 Pence 1787, No Hearts, Choice Unc, good metal without

faults, lustrous with lt tone. Ex my collection.

(A Choice AU realized $170 in my 9/20 sale.) Starting Bid $125

478 George IV, Farthing 1830, Choice EF, medium brown, sharp. Ex my collection.

(A dark EF brought $95, Lockdale 7/06.) Start Bid $30

479 William IV, Maundy Set 1834, 3d VF, the others AU-Unc, varying tones.

Ex my collection. (A F-GEF set brought $357, Noble 7/10.) Start Bid $175

480 Victoria, 1/2 Penny 1843, Nice EF, good brown surfaces, fully sharp.

Ex my collection pre-1976. (Spink £225; An EF/NEF with lt marks sold for $184,

LCA 3/09.) Start Bid $90

481 Victoria, 1-1/2d 1840, AVF/VF, ltly toned. Scarcest date of the type.

Starting Bid $15

482 Conder Token, 1/2d 1794, Kent, Hawkhurst D&H 30, horse in shield/Hay

bale above monogram, Choice EF, very sharp, excellent deep brown surfaces.

(An EF realized $113, Baldwin's 9/15.) Starting Bid $40

483 Conder Token, 1/2d 1794, Middlesex D&H 1045a, J.H. Tooke bust; VF,

medium brown. Starting Bid $20

484 Conder Token, 1/2d 1795, Somerset, Bristol, D&H 101, Leopard above bale/

Stg Justice; VF+, nice detail & colour. (A GVF with scrs realized $72, CNG 10/21.)

Starting Bid $20

485 Conder Token, 1/2d, Suffolk, Haverhill, D&H 32, Man in loom/shuttle & plow,

F-VF, tiny rim bump. Start Bid $12

CHINESE CASH COINS (Guaranteed genuine unless noted)

486 Pan Liang c.300 BC, large early issue, Schj-82, Hartill 7.6-.7, 32 mm, heavy

7.41 g, G-VG, greenish-brown with sl crusting, clear characters.

(Similar S-80 G in my 2/23 sale brought $38) Start Bid $10

487 Wang Mang, 7-22 AD, Ta-Chuan Wu-Shih, Schj.125, Hart.9.2; 27 mm, F,

uneven crusty patina, clear. Start Bid $3

488 Wang Mang 7-22 AD, Huo-chuan, Schj-163, scarcer variety with dash at lower

rt corner of hole; AEF, lt brown with green hilighting, nice. Starting Bid $3

489 T'ang Dynasty, Kai-yuan, 621-718 AD, Schj.-312, H14.1, Choice VF+, hilighted

lt brown, bold characters. Start Bid $3

490 T'ang Dynasty, Large 10 Cash Qian Yuan, 756-62 AD, Schj.-352, H.14.101,

30 mm; EF, pale greenish brown patina.

(My EF brought $107, Teutoburger 2/13.) Starting Bid $30

491 Northern Song Dynasty, Chun-Hua, 990-94, Schj.464A, H16.33, AVF, nice pale

green patina. Start Bid $2

492 N. Song, Huang-song, 1039-54, Schj-499, H-16.104, VF, hilighted lt brown

patina, nice. Starting Bid $3

493 N. Song, Xi-ping, 1064-67, Schj.530, H.16.177, Nice VF, hilighted green &

brown patina. Starting Bid $3

494 N. Song, Yuan-fu, 1098-1100, Schj.-599, H16.329, VF, strong details, lt

brown. Starting Bid $3

495 N.Song, Yuan-feng, 1078-85, Large 2 Cash, Schj.553, H16.223; AVF, brown

with greenish hilighting. Start Bid $3

496 N. Song, IRON 2 cash, Yuan-feng, 1078-85, Schj.562, H16.254; G, sl rough,

medium brown. Scarce! Start Bid $3

497 S. Song, LARGE IRON 3 cash, S-831, H17.454, 30 mm; G-VG, brown patina

with orangy hilights, obv clear, rev weak. Scarce! Starting Bid $10

498 Ming Dynasty, Hung-Wu, 1368-98, S-1137, H20.57, VG-F, somewhat coarse

grey-brown. Starting Bid $2

499 Qian-long, 1736-95, Lot of 17 diff, identified by Schjoth #s, some scarce incl a

BOR Shan-lung; average Near F. Starting Bid $45


500 Mikhail I, 1613-45, Ar wire Kopeck, horseman/lgnd, VF, horseman partly off

but loads of detail & legends present, thus good for this. Start Bid $10

501 Æ 1/4 Kop, Peter I, 1704-13, Eagle/lgnds, VF, Nice struck COPY. Starting Bid $3

502 1/4 Kop 1861-BM, Nice VF, problem-free. Start Bid $7

503 1/2 Kop 1750, F, sl off-cr & crude, reddish-brown. Start Bid $5

504 1/2 Kop 1857-BM, Nice F-VF. Starting Bid $8

505 Kop 1842-CIIM, Nice F/AVF. Start Bid $5

506 2 Kop 1799EM, 36 mm, AF, very lt porosity. Start Bid $5

507 2 Kop 1840-EM, VF (cat $30), obv nice, rev has a bunch of planchet flaws.

Start Bid $7

508 2 Kop 1859-BM, F/VF, lt brown, only faintest porosity, nice. Starting Bid $5

509 5 Kop 1763-CIIM, 42 mm, VG-F, medium brown, sizable planchet clip.

Start Bid $15

510 5 Kop 1767-EM, big copper 43 mm, VG-F, greyish-brown, some sl

roughness. Starting Bid $10

511 5 Kop 1772-EM, copper, 43 mm, VG+, a little off-ctr, lt brown, mild

porosity. Starting Bid $10

512 5 Kop 1781-EM, copper 42 mm, F-VF, greyish-brown, ltly matte surfaces.

Starting Bid $18

513 5 Kop 1795-AM, copper 45 mm, EF, dark brown, sl ragged flan, some asstd

sl surface imperfections, very sharp obv detail incl full horseman. Scarce!

(Better detail than on an EF bringing $943, Roma 7/23.) Starting Bid $70

514 5 Kop 1834-CM, Copper, Nice VF-EF, only slightest surface imperfections,

strong eagle detail, horseman clear. Medium brown. Starting Bid $20

515 5 Kop 1859-EM, Copper, F, a little striking wkness, medium brown.

Starting Bid $4

516 10 Kop 1756-Mb, Silver, G/VG, quite decent for grade, full lgnds. Start Bid $20

517 10 Kop 1866 H-Phi Nice AU, lt tone. (A Ch. BU realized $597, Sincona 10/15,)

Start Bid $30

518 20 Kop 1839, sl striking wkness at edge, otherwise AF. Starting Bid $5

519 1/4 Rouble 1746 Moscow, VG/F, a few very sl obv marks, but good metal with

lt tone, bold features. Starting Bid $35

520 25 Kop 1855 Choice EF, sharp, glittery luster in fields with lt tone.

(A GEF brought $252, Sincona 10/13.) Starting Bid $50

521 Roub 1723, very nice COPY, struck in silver, even has good edge lettering,

EF+. Starting Bid $20

522 Rouble 1795-IC, VG, lt obv scrs, rev edge sl wk, toned. Starting Bid $50

523 Rouble 1818-IIC, Nice VF, well struck, horseman partly visible, lt tone.

(VF cat $200; A tooled GVF brought $252, Sincona 10/13.) Starting Bid $100

524 Rouble 1819, VF/AVF, obv nicely struck with horseman visible, minor wkness

at rev rt edge; good metal with lt tone. (a F+ realized $294, D'Antan 11/12.)

Start Bid $75

525 Rouble 1824/3, VF, well struck with clear horseman, good metal with lt tone.

RARE overdate. Starting Bid $100

526 Rouble 1832, horseman weak as usual, nevertheless EF-AU with much luster.

(a GEF brought $1028, Sincona 10/14.) Starting Bid $100

527 Rouble, 1842-CIIb, VF-EF, horseman visible, nicely toned, hints of luster, a few

sl rev marks. (A VF-EF realized $240, Album 1/22.) Start Bid $60

528 Rouble, 1847-CIIb, AEF, horseman visible, sm flan flaw at edge, ltly toned.

(A VF-EF brought $286, Myntkompaniet (Sweden) 5/15.) Starting Bid $55

529 Rouble, 1877-HI, EF-AU, much luster, probably has been dipped, lt bagmks on

rev. (EF CAT $150; A VF-EF realized $171 + buyer fee, Pegasus 6/23.)

Starting Bid $85


530 ANCIENT GREEK Æ, 14 diff, lower grade but not too bad, around VG-F.

Start Bid $60

531 LOVE TOKENS, on U.S. Seated dimes: 1876 F small hole; 1884 EF small hole;

1885 F solder at top; 1890 AEF top loop; all with nice quality engraving on revs;

plus Germany 20 Pf 1870s, obv replaced with 4-line engraved script message,

top loop. Five pieces. Starting Bid $30

532 AUSTRIA, 30 diff Kreuzer denominations, mostly decent condition.

Starting Bid $23

533 CANADA, 1800s tokens, 14 diff, all lower grades and/or problems.

Starting Bid $13

534 CHINA, Northern Song Dynasty, AD 960-1127, 56 diff cash coins, identified

by Schjoth, all G to VG. Starting Bid $50

535 CHINA, Northern Song Dynasty, AD 960-1127, 30 coins, generally a little rough,

G or so. Starting Bid $12

536 CHINA, 120 assorted mostly different cash coins, many scarce types, very

nice quality COPIES, generally with attractive contrasty green patinas. In album.

Starting Bid $40

537 GERMAN STATES, 20 diff, identified, all F or better. Starting Bid $40

538 INDIA, STATES, 49 diff coins, from 18 diff states, average VG-F or so.

Start Bid $35

539 IRELAND, 1680-1822, 6 diff coins, rather low grade, plus 3 more pre-1800

dateless. Starting Bid $10

540 JAPAN, Cash, Osaka Mint, scarcer, 1741, C1.8; 28 pcs, crude VG-F, sl faults,

not bad for these. Sample photo. Starting Bid $15

541 JAPAN, Cash, Edo Mint, 1668-1700, 27 pcs, all with pretty bad edge breaks.

Yuck. Sample photo. Starting Bid $2

542 MEXICO, 4 Reales, 1849-58, 8 diff, average G-VG, a few with sl faults; 3.14 oz

ASW. Starting Bid $85

543 MOROCCO, 22 asstd cast coppers, "Star of David" type, very crude, mostly

with dates illegible due to poor workmanship. Starting Bid $10

544 NEPAL, 10 diff silver Mohars (1/2 Rup) 1722-1865, average F or better, one with

sm mount mk; plus 3 fractional Mohars 1775-90, these VF. All identified.

Starting Bid $95

545 NETH. EAST INDIES, Duits 1700s, 20 diff, all nice, F to VF. Starting Bid $45

546 NETH EAST INDIES, 1805-39, 11 diff, mixed condition, average around VG.

Starting Bid $10

547 RUSSIA, 14 diff 1730-44, AG-G. Starting Bid $25

548 SPAIN, 23 diff pre-1869, mostly Maravedi denominations, average G-VG or

so. Starting Bid $30

549 SWEDEN, 17 diff pre-1854, incl 6 silver, mostly decent, average VG+.

Starting Bid $35

550 TIBET, 16 diff, identified, about half are decent, half low grade or

problems. Starting Bid $20

551 TURKEY, Ottoman, 64 diff, incl 18 silver (or billon), mixed grades, some nice,

some not. Worth: Starting Bid $55

552 VIETNAM, 35 diff cash coins, identified, some scarce, many are lower grade.

Starting Bid $30

553 ZANZIBAR, Pysa (25 mm), AH 1299 = 1882, 8 pcs AG-G, plus scarcer 1304,

F-VF but somewhat porous. Start Bid $10

554 BANKNOTES, WWI era & aftermath, German (13), Austria (13), others (3); all

diff, quite a few BIG; mixed condition, some raggy. some Unc. Starting Bid $15

555 AUSTRIAN NOTGELD (1920s) collection, in 2 old stockbook style albums,

1616+ mostly diff (some seeming duplicates may be varieties??) plus 91 loose

with duplication. Starting Bid $700

556 WEST AFRICA, bronze Manilla "slave" bracelet primitive money, 18-19th cent.,

LOT of 9 different, large size, all nice fancy decorated pieces, weight 8 pounds.

Starting Bid $150

557 ABAFIL coin carrying case, black 7x9-1/2" with 2 red plush trays with squares for

32 coins, nice! Start Bid $50


558 Bassoli, Antiquarian Books on Coins & Medals, 88 pp, hardcover w/dj,

Kolbe/Spink 2001, As New. Starting Bid $5

559 Babelon, Ancient Numismatics & Its History, 248 pp, hardcover w/dj,

Kolbe/Spink 2004, as New. Starting Bid $6

560 Sear, Greek Coins & Their Values, Vol. 1 - Europe, 1978 (latest), 316 pp,

hardcover, well illus. Nice condition. (A copy brought $51 in my 1/15 sale.)

Starting Bid $20

561 As last, Vol. 2 - Asia & Africa, 1979 (latest), 493 pp, hardcover w/dj, near

new condition. Starting Bid $20

562 Lorber, Amphipolis: The Civic Coinage in Silver & Gold, 196 pp, + 31 plates,

large hardcover w/dj. Nice. (A copy brought $92, CNG 9/08.) Starting Bid $12

563 Williams, The Silver Coinage of Velia, RNS 1992, large hardcover w/dj,

151 pp + 47 plates. Decent condition.

(Same edition sold for $408 (yes), CNG 3/16.) Starting Bid $45

564 Noe, The Coinage of Metapontum Parts 1 & 2, 120 pp + 44 plates; plus Part 3

by Johnston, 102 pp + 21 plates; both ANS hardcovers, 1984 & 1990, matched set.

Nice condition. (Same set brought $87, CNG 6/14.) Starting Bid $25

565 Percy Gardner, Archaeology & Types of Greek Coins, large hardcover w/dj,

Argonaut reprint 1965; 230 pp + 16 plates; Dustjacket distressed, book nice.

Starting Bid $10

566 Kunker (Germany) 4 diff auction catalogs, May & Nov 2023, all Ancient coins,

with PRLs, color illus, 1 hardcover, really beautiful catalogs! Weight 9 pounds!

Starting Bid $10

567 Numismatica Ars Classica 3 auction catalogs: 5/23, 382 pp; 11/23,

"Important Series of Roman Coins," & "Highly important collection of Greek Coins of

a man in love with art," this hardcover. Beautiful catalogs, with PRLs. Starting Bid $5

568 Bangs, Merwin auction catalog 1871, 105 pp, 3018 lots, some of everything

incl ancients, prices realized handwritten at each lot. Sl tattered but decent.

Starting Bid $10

569 Vagi, Coinage & History of the Roman Empire, 1999, 2 Vols, hardcovers w/djs,

abt 1300 pgs, New condition. (Same set brought $300, CNG 11/22.) Start Bid $35

570 Sear, Roman Coins & Their Values, Vol 1, Republic & 12 Caesars, 2000,

532 pp, hardcover w/dj; autographed by Sear. Starting Bid $35

571 — Vol. 2, covering AD 96-235, 696 pp, hardcover w/dj, as New. Start Bid $35

572 Sydenham, Aes Grave, 1926, Forni Edition, 145 pp + 28 plates, large size.

Starting Bid $8

573 Harl, Civic Coins & Civic Politics in the Roman East, AD 180-275, 1987, large

size hardcover w/dj, 253 pp + 35 plates, as New. (Same brought $72, CNG 2/24.)

Starting Bid $10

574 Stevenson, Dictionary of Roman Coins, 1964 Seaby reprint, 929 pp, hardcover,

loads of useful info. (Same reprint brought $156, CNG 3/16.) Starting Bid $15

575 Simonetta, The Coins of the Cappadocian Kings, 1977, 54 pp + 7 plates,

hardcover w/dj, as New. The standard reference. (Same sold for $87, CNG 5/07.)

Starting Bid $12

576 Wroth, Imperial Byzantine Coins in the British Museum, Argonaut Reprint,

683 pp + 77 plates, hardcover. (Same reprint brought $240, CNG 2/23.)

Starting Bid $35

577 Miles, Carthage Must Be Destroyed - The Rise & Fall of an Ancient Civilization,

521 pp, some illus; Fox, The Search for Alexander, 454 pp, well illus. Both

hardcovers. Start Bid $4

578 Tacitus, The Annals of Imperial Rome, 455 pp; Time-Life, Imperial Rome,

190 pp, large soze, well illus; hardcovers; plus Goldsworthy, In the Name of Rome -

The Men Who Won the Roman Empire, 480 pp. Starting Bid $5

579 Roman Imperial Coinage, Vol IV Part 1, Pertinax to Geta, 1972, 399 pp +

16 plates. Minor stain on cover. Start Bid $18

580 — Vol. 5 Part 2, Probus to Amandus, 1968, 701 pp + 20 plates, hardcover.

Starting Bid $20

581 Ciani, Monnaies Royales Francaises de Hugues Capet a Louis XVI, 1928,

502 pp. Catalog with values. Start Bid $8

582 Davis, Greek Coins & Cities, 1967, 221 pp, illus, large hardcover w/dj &

protective plastic. Starting Bid $10

583 Head, Historia Numorum, A Manual of Greek Numismatics, 1963 reprint,

970 pp. hardcover. Start Bid $15

584 Metcalf, Coinage in the Balkans 820-1355, 1966, 286 pp + 15 plates,

hardcover w/dj. Starting Bid $10

585 Ravel, Les Poulains de Corinthe, 1979 reprint, 444 pp + 78 pl, hardcover,

cover sl stained. (Same reprint, also with stained cover, brought $7