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31 March 2018
Webauction
Rare Tornese of Lazaros Giustiniani from Chios
Lot 991
CRUSADERS. Chios. Lazaros Giustiniani (or Lorenzo Giustiniani Banca?), 1548. Tornese (Billon, 13 mm, 0.41 g, 2 h). +: CONRADVS : REX : R : around cross fourchée. Rev. + : CIVITAS : CHII : Castle with three towers surmounted by a crowned eagle (the badge of the Giustiniani) flanked by L I. Schlumberger p. 429 and pl. XIV, 28 (attributed to Lorenzo Giustiniani Banca, 1483). Tzamalis 215 (Lazaros Giustiniani). Rare. Struck on a tight flan and slightly doubled reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 992
AUSTRIA. Holy Roman Empire. Ferdinand II, Archduke, 1564-1595. Taler (Silver, 39.5 mm, 28.48 g), Hall mint (Tyrol), undated. FERDINANDVS: D: G: ARCHID: AVSTIÆ Laureate and armored bust of Ferdinand II to right, holding sword and scepter. Rev. DVX: BVRGVNDI COMES: TIROLIS: Crowned coat-of-arms. Davenport 8097. Moser-Tursky, Hall 271. Toned. Flan slightly bent and with some deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 993
AUSTRIA. Maximilian III, as Archduke, 1612-1618. Taler (Silver, 42 mm, 28.34 g, 12 h), Hall (Tyrol), dated 1615. MAXIMILIANVS D G ARC AV DVX BVR STIR CARN / •16•-•15 Bust of Maximilian III to right in high ruffed collar right; below, CO in cartouche. Rev. ET CARN MAG PRVSS ADMI COMES HA E TIRO Crowned coat-of-arms. Davenport 3321. Moser-Tursky, Hall 396. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 994
AUSTRIA. Holy Roman Empire. Leopold V, Archduke, 1619-1632. Taler (Silver, 40 mm, 28.43 g, 12 h), Ensisheim mint, dated 1621. + LEOPOLD : D : G : ARCHIDVX : AVST · DVX · BVR : ETc : SAC : CAES : Mтıs ET / 16-21 Draped bust of Leopold V to right. Rev. + RELIQ : ARCHID : GVBERNAT : PLEN : ET · COM : TIR : LAND · ALS Crowned coat-of-arms. Davenport 3346. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 290 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 995
AUSTRIA. Holy Roman Empire. Ferdinand II, Emperor, 1619-1637. Taler (Silver, 44 mm, 28.53 g, 3 h), Kremnitz, dated 1622. FERDINANDVS• D• G• RO• I•S• AVG• GER•HVN•BOH•REX Bust of Ferdinand II to right in high ruffed collar right. Rev. ARCHIDVX• AVS• DVX• BVR• MAR• MOR• GO• TYR• 1622 Crowned double-headed eagle facing, wings spread, holding two swords, coat-of-arms within collar on breast; K-B on the fields. Davenport 3129. Herinek 570a. KM 75. Toned. Some marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 996
AUSTRIA. Holy Roman Empire. Ferdinand II, Emperor, 1619-1637. Taler (Silver, 44 mm, 28.52 g, 3 h), Vienna, dated 1623. FERDINANDVS• II• D: G• R• I•S• AVG: G•H•B•REX Bust of Ferdinand II to right in high ruffed collar right. Rev. ARCHID• AVS• DVX• BVR• GO• TYR• 1623 Crowned double-headed eagle facing, wings spread, holding two swords, coat-of-arms within collar on breast. Davenport 3078. Herinek 367 d. Some marks and die faults, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Impressively toned Doppeltaler
Lot 997
AUSTRIA. Holy Roman Empire. Leopold V, with Claudia de' Medici, Archduke and Archduchess, 1619-1632 and 1626-1632, respectively. Doppeltaler (Silver, 47 mm, 57.77 g, 11 h), Hall, undated posthumous issue, struck in 1635. LEOPOLDVS• ARCHD: ET• CLAVDIA• ARCHIDVCISSA• AVS: MEDIC▴ Jugate draped and crowned busts of the Archduke and Duchess to right, both wearing ruffs, and a cuirass for the Archduke. Rev. DVX ▴BVRGVNDIÆ ▴COMES▴ TIROLIS: Crowned eagle facing, its head to left and with spread wings; above eagle's head, garlanded wreath. Davenport 3331. KM 639. MT 487. Attractively toned. Slightly wavy flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 998
GERMANY. Ravensburg (königliche Münzstätte). Friedrich II, 1215-1250. Bracteate (Silver, 22 mm, 0.43 g, 12 h). Crowned head within city walls with gateway. Rev. The obverse, incuse. Bonhoff 1845. Cahn 204. Klein & Ulmer 202. A particularly nice and rare example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 999
INDIA. (Silver, 12.48 g). Lot of Two Silver coins. (1). Independent States. Sikh Empire. Period of Ranjit Singh, VS 1858-1896 / AD 1801-1839. Silver Rupee, 23.5 mm, 11.09 g, 10 h, Amritsar, Dated VS 1881 = 1824 AD. KM 20.1. (2). Princely States. Hyderabad. Mir Mahbub Ali Khan, AH 1285-1329 / AD 1869-1911. Silver 1/8 Rupee, 12 mm, 1.39 g, 3 h, AH 1308 = 1891 AD. KM 14. Both well struck and in exceptional condition. Nearly extremely fine to good extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 1000
LOW COUNTRIES. Kampen. Matthias I, 1612-1619. 28 Stuiver (Silver, 39 mm, 19.82 g, 10 h), dated 1618. MATTH• I• D: G• ROM• IMP• SEM• AVG Crowned double-headed eagle facing, wings spread. Rev. FLOR• ARG• CIV - IMP: CAMPEN 1618 Crowned coat-of-arms. Delmonte 113. Some marks and die break on obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 1001
ISLAMIC, Ottoman Empire. Sulayman II Qanuni ('the Lawgiver'), AH 926-974 / AD 1520-1566. Sultani (Gold, 20 mm, 3.49 g, 3 h), Kostantiniye (Constantinople) mint, year 926 AH = 1520/1 AD. Artuk, 1515. Some scratches and slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 1002
ISLAMIC, Ottoman Empire. Mehmed III, AH 1003-1012 / AD 1595-1603. Sultani (Gold, 21 mm, 3.50 g), Misr (Kairo), date not clear, but 1003 AH = 1595/6 AD. Album 1340.2. Some flatness from striking, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
As struck
Lot 1003
ISLAMIC, Ottoman Empire. Mustafa III, AH 1171-1187 / AD 1757-1774. Zeri Mahbub (Gold, 20.5 mm, 2.63 g, 12 h), Kostantiniye (Constantinople) mint, dated year AH 1171, year 9 = 1766 AD. Toughra; mint name and date below. Rev. Legend in four lines. KM 335. Pere, 618 var. Sultan, 2258 var. A sharp and well struck coin of exceptional quality. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1004
POLAND, Monarchs. Stefan Batory, 1576-1586. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.46 g, 3 h), Trade coinage, Danzig/Gdansk, J. Göbel, mintmaster, Dated (15)86. STEPHANVS•D•G• REX• POL• D• PRVS• Crowned bust of Stefan Batory to right. Rev. MONE• NO• AVR• CIVI• GEDANENSIS•86 + ring + Coat-of-arms with leonine supporters. Czapski 7452. Friedberg 3. Gumowski 198. Kopicki 770. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 1005
SPAIN, Reino de España. Felipe II el Prudente, 1556-1598. 8 Reales (Silver, 42 mm, 27.38 g, 7 h), Seville mint, 1598 (?). PHILIPPVS II [..]OMNIVM Crowned coat-of-arms. Rev. HISPAN REGNORVM REX Quartered arms of Castile-Leon. Calicó type 136, 203a. Unusual broad flan. Slightly doubled obverse and areas of usual flatness on the edges, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1006
SPAIN, Reino de España. Fernando VI, 1746-1759. 2 Reales (Silver, 26 mm, 5.86 g, 12 h), Madrid mint, dated 1757. ✿HISPANIARUM✿ REX✿1757 Arms within polylobe. Rev. ✿FERDINANDUS ✿VI✿D✿G✿ Crowned coat-of-arms; R, crowned M, II JB on the fields. Calicó 483. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1007
SKYTHIA. Olbia. Circa 525-350 BC. (Bronze, 7.08 g). Lot of Three Dolphin coin bronzes from Olbia. Interesting and decent quality for these. Very fine. Lot sold as is, no returns (3).
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1008
Greek. Circa 4th - 1st century BC. (41.90 g). Lot of Two Silver and Eight Bronze coins, representing examples from Magna Grecia to Asia minor. Lot sold as is, no returns (10).
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 1009
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Circa 5th -4th century BC. (Silver, 195.23 g). Lot of Thirty-seven silver Persian Sigloi depicting the Great King or Hero in a running-kneeling stance, many with banker's marks. Lot sold as is, no returns (37).
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1010
ARMENIA. Circa 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 90.23 g). Lot of Twenty mostly Armenian bronzes with some quiet rare. A very interesting study group. Average fair to fine as is very typical for this series. Lot sold as is, no returns (20).
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1011
ROMAN PROVINCIAL. Circa 2nd-3rd century. (Bronze, 199.86 g). Lot of Nine large Roman provincial "Medallions" mainly from Tarsus including 1 of Pupienus. An interesting grouping. Lot sold as is, no returns (9).
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 160 CHF
Lot 1012
Greek & Roman Silver Lot. (Silver, 31.93 g). A collection of 11 Silver coins, mostly Republican Denarii, Drachmas of Corinthian type (including a rare Dyrrhachion) and Histiaia. All about fine to very fine. Lot sold as is, no returns (13).
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1013
ROMAN REPUBLIC. Circa 2nd - 1st century BC. (Silver, 69.07 g). Lot of Twenty Roman Republican silver coins consisting of mostly Denarii. Various obverse and reverse types. Average Fine to Very fine. Lot sold as is, no returns (20).
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 1014
GREEK & ROMAN. . (399.78 g). Lot of Seventy Five Silver and Bronze coins representing Greek and Roman types. A very interesting grouping of large Greek silver mixed together with Greek fractionals with a small grouping of Celtic. Some provincials are included with regular Roman. A varied and very interesting assortment and a great study group, containing some rarities. Average grade is Very fine with some better. Lot sold as is, no returns (75).
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 1015
ROMAN IMPERIAL. 3rd century AD. (Silver, 30.09 g). Lot of Ten mid third century silver Antoniniani representing emperors Gordian III (4), Philip I (1), Philip II (2) and Trajan Decius (3). An attractive grouping, with nice grades. Lot sold as is, no returns (10).
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 1016
ROMAN IMPERIAL. Circa 3rd century. (99.16 g). Lot of Thirteen coins of Gordian III including 8 Antoniniani, 3 Sestertii and 1 As. Lot sold as is, no returns (13).
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 90 CHF
Lot 1017
Roman Imperial. Circa 3rd-4th century. (200.00 g). A lot of 80 Silver and Bronze coins, mainly from the third and fourth century. Lot sold as is, no returns (80).
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1018
Gallienus to Claudius II Gothicus, 253-270. (Billon, 25.97 g). A better lot of Ten (10) Antoniniani, containing mainly Divus Claudius Gothicus, Gallienus and one Salonina. All sharp and with attractive patinas. Nearly extremely fine or better. Lot sold as is, no returns (10).
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Animal series of Gallienus
Lot 1019
Gallienus, 253-268. (Billon, 24.99 g). A selection of Ten (10) Antoniniani, of Gallienus from his famous animal series. Attractively patinated. Good very fine or better. Lot sold as is, no returns (10).
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1020
Divus Claudius II Gothicus, died 270. (Billon, 14.58 g). A lot of Five (5) Antoniniani, of Divus Claudius Gothicus, struck under Aurelianus. Attractively patinated. Nearly extremely fine or better. Lot sold as is, no returns (5).
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1021
Gallienus to Claudius II Gothicus, 253-270. (Billon, 73.15 g). An assorted lot of Thirty (30) Antoniniani, containing mainly Claudius Gothicus, Gallienus and one Salonina. All with attractive patinas. Very fine to nearly extremely fine. Lot sold as is, no returns (30).
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1022
ROMAN IMPERIAL. Circa 2nd-3rd century. (Billon, 30.14 g). Lot of eight particularly attractive Antoniniani from the second part of the third century AD, including Aurelian, Probus and Numerian. Lot sold as is, no returns (8).
Hammer Price: 162 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1023
ROMAN IMPERIAL. Circa 2nd-3rd century. (Silver, 74.78 g). Lot of Twenty-four silver Denarii depicting emperors such as Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, Septimius Severus, Caracalla, Geta and Severus Alexander. Many are Very fine or better. Lot sold as is, no returns (24).
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1024
BYZANTINE. Circa 5th-6th century. (Gold, 15.69 g). Lot of 12 gold Tremisses representing Anastasius I, Justin I and Justinian I. Lovely condition and clear coins. Lot sold as is, no returns (12).
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 1025
BYZANTINE. Circa 7th -11th century. (Lead, 58.63 g). Lot of Four well pressed and clear Byzantine lead seals, varied and interesting. Lot sold as is, no returns (4).
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Mint state
Lot 1026
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon I, 1198-1219. (Silver, 28.71 g). A lot of 10 Silver Trams, all well struck and clear. About extremely fine or better. Lot sold as is, no returns (10).
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1027
ISLAMIC. Circa 11th -13th century AD. (Bronze, 20.29 g). Lot of 10 Mamluk era bronzes with lovely "sand patinas".
Attractive Very fine. Lot sold as is, no returns (10).
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1028
CRUSADERS, Latin States of Mainland Greece. 1245-1318. (Billon, 31.00 g). An important collection of thirtyseven (37) Denier Tournois sold as one lot. Including: I. Principality of Achaea (27 examples) a. William Villehardouin (1245-1278), three different varieties, Malloy 9a (Rare), Malloy 10a (Rare), Malloy 10b (Rare). b. Charles I Anjou (1278-1285) two different varieties, Malloy 11 (Scarce), Malloy 12. c. Florent de Hainaut. (1289-1297), four different varieties, Malloy 13a, Malloy 13b, Malloy 13c (Scarce), Malloy 14. d. Isabelle of Villehardouin (1297-1301), four different varieties, Malloy 15a (Rare), Malloy 15b, Malloy 16, Malloy 17. e. Philippe de Savoy, (1301-1307), three different varieties, Malloy 18, Malloy 20, Malloy 21. f. Philippe de Taranto, (1307-1313), five different varieties, Malloy 24, Malloy 25, Malloy 26a, Malloy 26b, Malloy 28. g. Maud of Hainaut, (1316-1318), six different varieties, Malloy 34, Malloy 36 (Rare), Malloy 39 (Rare), Malloy 40 (Rare), Malloy 42, Malloy 43. II. Duchy of Athens (8 examples) h. William I de la Roche, (1280-1287), five different varieties, Malloy 83 (Rare), Malloy 85 (Rare), Malloy 87a, Malloy 89a, Malloy 89c. i. Guy II de la Roche, (1287-1308), three different varieties, Malloy 93, Malloy 94 (Scarce), Malloy 95. III. Despot of Romania, Lepanto (Nafpaktos) (2 examples) j. Philip of Taranto, (1294-1313), two different varieties, Malloy 111b, Malloy 113. All toned and well struck. All acquired by the collector in the early 90s in the American market. Very fine or better (37). Lot sold as is, no returns.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
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