obolos 11
8 December 2018
Webauction
Lot 825
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Gosdantin I, 1298-1299. (Bronze, 23 mm, 2.82 g, 9 h), Kardez, mint of Sis. Gosdantin crowned, standing facing, holding sword and cross. Rev. Cross pattée. Bedoukian 1730 var. Nercessian 418 (for type). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 826
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon III, 1301-1307. (Silver, 21 mm, 2.07 g, 10 h), Takvorin. Levon on horseback riding to right, his head facing, holding cruciform scepter and reins. Rev. Lion advancing right; long cross behind. AC 422. Scarce type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 827
BULGARIA. Second Empire. Ivan Asen II, 1218–1241. Trachy (Bronze, 30 mm, 3.22 g, 6 h). IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. Ivan Asen II and St. Dimitrios standing facing, holding star-tipped staff between. Raduchev & Zhekov Type 1.2.2. Youroukova & Penchev 35-6. Chocolate brown patina. Unusual fine details for type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 828
BULGARIA. Mitzo Asen. 1256-1257. Trachy (Bronze, 28 mm, 3.66 g, 6 h). Half length figure of St. Nikolaus, facing, raising his right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels. Rev. Half length figure, holding scepter and cross. Raduchev & Zekov type 1.6.2-5. Yokourova 137. Wavy flan, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 829
BULGARIA. Constantine Tikh Asen. 1255-1277. Trachy (Bronze, 29 mm, 2.01 g, 6 h), Trnovo. IC XC Bust of Christ facing. Rev. KΩCTAN[..] Horseman right. Dochev pl. 9, 3-5. Youroukova 43. Zekov 1.4.11. Rare; very fine details for type. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 830
BULGARIA, Golden Horde. Khan Chaka. 1296-1300. Dirham (Silver, 18 mm, 1.27 g). Singatullina, tamgha within hexafoil. Rev. Inscription with minting. Cf. Stephen Album 32, 586. Very rare. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 831
BULGARIA. Second Empire. Ivan Aleksandar, 1331–1371. Trachy (Bronze, 22 mm, 1.37 g, 5 h), Veliko Tarnovo. Cross pattée set on floral base. Rev. Ivan Aleksandar standing facing, holding cross-tipped scepter and akakia. D&D 9.2.2. Raduchev & Zhekov 1.13.14. Youroukova & Penchev 85. Attractive brown patina, with good details for type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 832
BULGARIA. Second Empire. Ivan Aleksandar, 1331–1371. Groš (Silver, 19 mm, 0.95 g, 6 h), Veliko Turnovo mint. Christ standing facing before seat, raising hands in benediction. Rev. Ivan Aleksandar and Mihail Asen IV standing facing to either side of banner, each holding cross-tipped scepter; stars flanking staff of banner. D&D 9.1.2. Raduchev & Zhekov Type 1.13.6. Youroukova & Penchev 80. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Lot 833
BULGARIA. Second Empire. Ivan Aleksandar, 1331–1371. Trachy (Bronze, 20 mm, 1.14 g, 12 h), Veliko Turnovo. Monogram of Ivan Alexander. Rev. Ivan Aleksandar on horseback to right, holding cross-tipped scepter. D&D 9.2.1. Raduchev & Zhekov 1.13.9-1. Youroukova & Penchev 83-4. With a sharply struck reverse and a dark green-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 834
BULGARIA. Second Empire. Ivan Aleksandar, 1331-1371. Trachy (Bronze, 17 mm, 0.73 g), Cherven mint. Monogram of Tsar Alexander. Rev. Half-length facing bust of Ivan Aleksandar, holding cross tipped scepter and a globus cruciger. D&D 9.2.10. Raduchev & Zhekov Type 1.13.51. Youroukova 101. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 835
AUSTRIA. Rudolf II. 1576-1612. Ducat (Gold, 23.5 mm, 3.51 g), Dated 1589, Prague. RVDOL•II•D•G•R •ISA•G•H•B•REX Rudolf standing to right holding scepter and globus cruciger. Rev. ARCHID•AVS •DVX•BVR•MA•MO• 1589• around crowned coat of arms. Dietiker 430. Fr 12. Unsuccessful piercing attempt, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 836
FRANCE, Royal. Henri III, as King of France and Poland, 1574-1589. (Silver, 30 mm, 6.84 g, 6 h), Demi-franc, dated 1579 G, Poitiers mint. •HENRICVS• III• D•G•FRAN• ET•POL• REX•G Armored, draped, and laureate bust of Henri to right. Rev. SIT•NOMEN• DOMINI•BENEDICT•1579: Cross fleurée with H at center. Ciani 1430. Duplessy 1131. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 837
FRANCE, Royal. Henri III, as King of France and Poland, 1574-1589. (Silver, 28 mm, 7.07 g, 7 h), Demi-franc, dated 1579 M, Toulouse mint. •HENRICVS• III• D•G•FRAN• ET•POL• REX• 1587• Armored, draped, and laureate bust of Henri to right; M below neck, pellet behind. Rev. SIT•NOMEN• DOMINI•BENEDICTVM•S 1587: Cross fleurée with H at center; pellet to upper right. Ciani 1431. Duplessy 1131. Attractively toned and well struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 838
GERMANY. Magdeburg (Erzbistum). Wilbrand von Käfernburg, 1235-1254. Brakteat (Silver, 23 mm, 0.64 g, 12 h). •VILLEBARND •EPISCOPVS Half length figure of the Archbishop facing, holding crozier and cruciform scepter. Rev. incuse of the obverse. Berger 1643. Bonhoff 753. Toned. Lovely luster. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 839
ANGLO-GALLIC. Henry V, 1413-1422. (Billon, 23.5 mm, 1.48 g, 5 h), Niquet au léopard, Rouen mint, pellet under 1st letter. Authorized 30 November 1421. + H RЄX ANGL HЄRЄS FRAИC Crowned leopard passant left; fleur-de-lis above. Rev. + SIT NOMЄ DNI BЄИЄDICTV Large cross pattée. Elias 260. SCBC 8162. Brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 840
LOW COUNTRIES. Duchy of Brabant. Emperor Charles V, 1506-1555. (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.14 g, 9 h), Korte, Antwerp mint, dated 1549. Crowned head of Charles to right. Rev. Heraldic lion to left. G&H 198-1b. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 841
UNITED NETHERLANDS, Holland. 1576. Daalder (Silver, 40 mm, 23.60 g, 2 h). MO NO ARG ORDIN HOL 1576 Half-length bust of armored knight left, head right, holding coat-of-arms. Rev. CONFIDENS DNO NON MOVETVR Lion rampant left. Davenport 8838. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 842
UNITED NETHERLANDS, West-Friesland. 1661. Daalder (Silver, 40 mm, 27.25 g, 9 h). MO ARG PRO CON - FOE BEL WES Half-length bust of armored knight left, head right, holding coat-of-arms. Rev. DNO NON MOVETVR 1661 CONFIDENS Lion rampant left. Davenport 4870. Delm. 836. Some flan faults and surface pitting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 843
LOW COUNTRIES. Utrecht. Provincial coinage. Reichstaler (Silver, 41 mm, 28.44 g, 9 h), dated 1599. VIGILATE DEO CONFIDENTE S 1599 Bare headed, armored half-length bust of William the Silent to right, holding sword. Rev. MO NO ARG ORDINVM TRAI around coat of arms of Utrecht. Davenport 8861. Delmonte 928. Particularly well struck and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 844
HUNGARY. Béla III, 1172-1196. (Bronze, 26 mm, 2.38 g, 12 h), Rézpénz. SANCTA MARIA The Virgin seated facing, holding scepter and Holy Infant. Rev. REX BELA REX STS Kings Béla and Stephan, each holding scepter and globus cruciger, seated facing. Huszár 72. Brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Lot 845
ITALY. Pisa. Republic, 1150-1312. Mezzo grosso (Silver, 20.5 mm, 1.78 g, 7 h), struck in the name of Frederik I. +FR IMP-RATOR Eagle standing to left on column capital. Rev. PI-SE The Virgin seated facing, holding the Holy Infant; star and crescent above. Biaggi 1936. Scarce. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 846
ITALY. Merano. Sigismundus, 1439-1490. Grosso tirolino (Silver, 18.5 mm, 1.00 g, 8 h). +SIGISMVNDVS Cross patent; star in field. Rev. + COMES ° TIROL Eagle with open wings facing, his head turned to left. Biaggi 1206. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 847
MOLDAVIA. Alexandru cel Bun (the Kind), 1400-1432. (Billon, 14 mm, 0.59 g, 4 h), Half Gross, Type IV. Facing bukranion flanked by rosette and crescent, with star between horns. Rev. Coat of arms. MBR 419ff. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 848
WALLACHIA. Radu I, circa 1377-1383. (Bronze, 13 mm, 0.57 g), Bani. Inscription around sun motive. Rev. Cross with four stars. MBR Type III, 78. Rare little bronze of the grandfather of Vlad II Dracul. Well centered and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare brockage Kopek
Lot 849
RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Fedor I Ivanovich, 1584-1605. (Silver, 14 mm, 0.62 g, 12 h), brockage Kopek, mint of Novgorod, dated 1597. Fedor I on horseback to right. Rev. incuse of the obverse die. Kaim 1221. A rare and interesting brockage. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 850
RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Petr I Alexeyevich Velikiy (Peter the Great), 1682-1725. (Silver, 11 mm, 0.29 g, 11 h), Kopek, mint of Moskva (Moscow), Dated AΨ3 = 1707. Petr on horseback to right; AΨ3 below horse. Rev. Cyrillic inscription in four lines. Kaim 1918. Toned. Struck on a irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 851
SWITZERLAND. Bern. 1621. (Billon, 25 mm, 2.06 g, 10 h), Batzen. MONE•NO•REIP •BERNENSIS• 1621 Arms of Bern. Rev. +BERCHT•V•DVX• ZERIN•FVNDATO Double-headed eagle. DT 1150f. HMZ 2-197i. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 852
SWITZERLAND. Luzern. Undated, but 15th Century. (Billon, 21.5 mm, 1.18 g, 7 h), Schilling. + MONETA +LVCERNENS Arms of Luzern between L V. Rev. SANET LVDIGA St. Leodegar standing facing. HMZ 611b (M antiqua. Fresh and clear. Slightly doublestruck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 853
SWITZERLAND. Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden. (Billon, 18.5 mm, 1.01 g, 1 h), Halbbatzen, Altdorf, undated, but 1544-ca. 1605. +VRANIE✿SVIT✿VNDERVALD Arms of the three cantons. Rev. +SOLI+DEO+GLORIA Cross. HMZ 959b. Scarce. Sharp and clear. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 854
SWITZERLAND. Wallis (Valais). Bishops of Sion, Hildebrand Jost, 1613-1638. (Billon, 20 mm, 1.69 g, 12 h), Halbbatzen, 16xx. Arms of the Bishop. Rev. Cross. DT 1619. HMZ 2-1054. Fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 855
SWITZERLAND. Zürich. 1640. (Billon, 23.5 mm, 2.22 g, 12 h), Batzen. ✶MONETA NOVA✶ Arms of Zurich on long cross. Rev. ✶THVRIGENSIS ✶ 1640✶ Double-headed eagle. HMZ 2-1154k. Hürlimann 968. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 20 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Lot 856
ITALY. Papal States. Sixtus IV (Francesco della Rovere), 1471-1484. Grosso (Silver, 25 mm, 3.12 g, 7 h), Rome. SIXTVS IIII PONT MAX VRBE REST Bust of Pope Sixtus to left. Rev. VTILITATI PVBLICAE Papal tiara and crossed keys over cartouche containing the della Rovere arms; all within tetralobe. Berman 451. Muntoni 14. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 857
ITALY. Venice. Lorenzo Tiepolo, 1268-1275. Grosso (Silver, 20 mm, 2.13 g, 6 h). IC - XC Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne. Rev. •LA•TЄVPL'• DVX S M•VЄNЄTI Doge and St. Mark standing facing, holding banner between them. CNI VII 6. Paolucci 1. Papadopoli 1-2. An appealing example with nice toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 858
ITALY. Venezia (Venice). Ludovico Manin, 1789-1797. (Gold, 34.65 g). Lot of ten gold Zecchini of the last Doge of the Venetian republic, Ludovico Manin. He was forced to abdicate by Napoleon in 1797, ending the line of Venetian Doges, which had lasted over a millennium, beginning at the end of the 7th century. Most with striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine (10).
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 1200 CHF
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