nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 466
FRANCE, Royal. Philippe VI de Valois, 1328-1350. Chaise d’Or (Gold, 29 mm, 4.71 g, 8 h), issue of 17 July 1346. + PhILPPVS : DЄI : GRΛCIΛ : FRΛnCORVM : RЄX (double saltire stops) King seated facing on ornate Gothic throne, holding a lis-tipped scepter in his right hand and a lis in his outstretched left; all within a tressure of nine arcs, with a trefoil in the spandrels. Rev. + XP'C VInCIT XP'C RЄGИΛT XP'C IMPЄRΛT (triple annulet stops) Ornate cross fleurée, with small plain cross at the center, and with each crossbar ending in a quatrefoil and a lis flanked by leaves; all within a quadrilobe with arc ending in trefoils, and with a crown in each spandrel. Ciani 290. Duplessy 258. Friedberg 269. Attractive and clear. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 468
HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE, County of Tirol. Sigismund der Münzreiche, Archduke of Austria, 1446-1496. Guldiner (Silver, 40 mm, 31.76 g, 4 h), the first taler-sized coin ever issued, with dies engraved by Wenzel Kröndl, Hall, mintmaster Bernhard Beheim the Elder, 1486. SIGISMVNDVS - ARChIDVX.AVSTRIE. Sigismund, wearing the archducal crown, full armor and a cloak, standing facing, holding a mace-headed scepter in his right hand and resting his left on his sword pommel; in field to left, shield, with the arms of Austria, held by a lion; to right, crowned tournament helmet with peacock feathers; inner border of arcs, pierced by the archduke's head and feet. Rev. Sigismund, wearing full tournament armor, a helmet with the Hapsburg peacock feathers and fluttering ribbons and holding a banner-tipped lance in his right hand, riding a galloping horse, with armor and a fluttering caparison, to right; below horse, 1486; around the edge, beginning at the top right, 16 shields bearing the arms of: Burgau, Upper Austria, Pfirt, Habsburg, Austria, Windisch Mark, Carinthia, large shield bearing the arms of Old-Austria with five eagles, Styria, Krain, Portenau, Montfort-Feldkirch, Tirol, Kyburg, Alsace and Nellenburg. Davenport 8087A. Levinson IV-49a. LHS 95, 2005, 267 (same dies). Moes.-Dwor. 91. Schulten 4424 var. Voglhuber 1/III. Vom Taler zum Dollar 3/10 var. Very rare; a coin of great numismatic and historical importance, very attractively toned and most impressive. Fields smoothed long ago, as usual, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 22000 CHF
Lot 469
ITALY, Bologna. Papal Coinage. Julius II (Giuliano Della Rovere), 1503-1513. Ducato (Gold, 23 mm, 3.45 g, 8 h). •IVLIVS• II •PONT• MAX Coat of arms surmounted by crossed key and Papal tiara; all within quatrelobe. Rev. S• PETRVS• D-E• BONONIA St. Peter standing facing, holding key and book of gospels. Berman 602. CNI 11. Chimienti 236. Friedberg 332a. MIR 577. Muntoni 89. Attractive and clear. Slightly matte surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 470
ITALY. Genoa. Pietro di Campofregoso, doge, 1450-1458. Ducato (Gold, 22 mm, 3.54 g, 7 h), 26th doge. +:P: C: DUX: IANUEN: XXVI: Stylized castle within polylobe of six arcs. Rev. +:CONRADUX: REX: ROMANO: B: Cross pattée within polylobe of eight arcs. CNI III, 4. Friedberg 377. Lunardi 97. MIR 93. Well struck, sharp and clear. Some minor striking flatness and matte surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 471
ITALY. Genoa. Paolo di Campofregoso, doge, second reign, 1463-1464. Ducato (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.47 g, 1 h), 28th doge. P: C: DUX: IANUEN: XXVIII° Stylized castle surmounted by compass, within polylobe of six arcs; to left and right, P-C . Rev. CONRADUX: REX: ROMANOR: B: Cross pattée within polylobe of eight arcs. CNI III, 3. Friedberg 379. Lunardi 110. MIR 106 (as R4). Very rare. Well struck, sharp and clear. Struck on a tight flan and with slightly matte surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 472
ITALY. Genoa. Battista di Campofregoso, doge, 1478-1483. Ducato (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.44 g, 3 h), 30th doge. °B: C: DUX: IANUEN: XXX° Stylized castle surmounted by compass, within polylobe of six arcs. Rev. +CONRADUX: REX: ROMANO: G: Cross pattée within polylobe of eight arcs. Biaggi 946. CNI III, 2. Friedberg 387. Lunardi 124. MIR 120. Some minor striking flatness and matte surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 473
ITALY. Genoa. Gian Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan and Lord of Genoa, 1488-1494. Ducato (Gold, 22 mm, 3.46 g, 8 h). :IO: G3: M: SF: DVX:M: VI: AC: I:D• Stylized castle surmounted by the Sforza viper, all within polylobe of nine arcs. Rev. +•CONRAD: REX: ROMNOR• FS• Cross pattée within polylobe of eight arcs. CNI 3 var. Friedberg 394. Lunardi 136. MIR 132/1 (R3). Very rare. Some minor striking flatness and matte surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 760 CHF
Estimate: 950 CHF
Lot 474
ITALY. Genoa. Agostino Adorno, Governor for the Duke of Milan, 1488-1499. Ducato (Gold, 23 mm, 3.43 g, 12 h). :AVG: ADVRNVS: GVB: D: I: Stylized castle surmounted by the Sforza Viper; in field to left and right, crowned •A•. Rev. +•CON:RADVS: REX: ROMA: S:A• Cross pattée within polylobe of eight arcs. CNI 2. Friedberg 391. Lunardi 132. MIR 128 (R4). Extremely rare. Clear and well-struck. Some minor striking flatness and matte surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Estimate: 6000 CHF
Lot 475
ITALY. Lucca. Republic, 1369-1799. Fiorino d’oro (Gold, 22.5 mm, 3.46 g, 1 h), 1495-1630. •S• VVLTVS DE• LVCA• Draped and crowned bust of the Volto Santo facing, turned slightly to left; upper left, shield with the Balbani arms . Rev. •S• MA R T I N V S • St. Martin on horseback riding to left, his head turned to right, cutting his cloak and presenting it to a beggar kneeling on the right. Biaggi 1065. CNI XI p 100, 144-6. MIR 169/3. Friedberg 486. Clear and nicely struck. Slightly matte surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 476
ITALY. Messina. Ferdinand III, 'the Catholic', 1479-1516. Ducato (Gold, 22 mm, 3.51 g, 1 h), mint master, Matteo Compagna, circa 1490-1503. +FERDINANDVS° D°G°R°CASTELLE SICILIE°A° Ferdinand, crowned and wearing royal robes, seated facing on throne supported by two crowned eagles, holding scepter in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Rev. +FERDINANDVS° DEI° GRA° REX°SICILIE° Crowned eagle facing with spread wings, its head turned to left; below, to left and right, •M• - •C• . MIR 237/5. Spahr 55. Friedberg 659. Well struck and clear. Slightly matte surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 477
ITALY. Naples. Ferdinand I of Aragon, 1458-1494. Ducat (Gold, 22.5 mm, 3.45 g, 8 h), mint master Jacobo Contrullo, 1472-1488. FERDINANDVS: D: G: R•SI: IE•V Crowned coat of arms. Rev. REGORDAT: MISERICORDIE: SV Crowned and draped bust of Ferdidnand I to right; behind neck, C. CNI XIX p. 89, 36. Friedberg 819. MIR 64/6. Well struck and sharp. Flan slightly crinkled and with slightly matte surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Lot 478
ITALY. Naples. Ferdinand I of Aragon, 1458-1494. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.43 g, 8 h), mint master Girolamo Tramontano, 1488-1494. FERDINANDVS• D: G• R•S Crowned coat of arms. Rev. REGORDATS: MISERI• SV Crowned and draped bust of Ferdidnand I to right; behind neck, T. CNI XIX p. 91, 51. Friedberg 819. MIR 64/7. Rare. Well struck and sharp. Slightly matte surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1350 CHF
Estimate: 1600 CHF
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