nomos 3
10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
FRANCE, Royal. Louis XVI. 1774–1793. Double Louis d’or (Gold, 15.30 g 6), Engraved by P.S. B. Duvivier (1728-1819), Nantes. Seated greyhound, sign of the mintmaster M.-J- Francois, 1786, first semester. LUD.XVI.D.G.FR.ET NAV.REX Head of Louis XVI to left; on truncation, DUVIV; below, greyhound to left. Rev. CHRS.REGN.VINC.IMPER 1786 Crowned arms of France and Navarre; below, T. KM 592.14. A nearly perfect, lustrous coin. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
FRANCE, Royal. Louis XVI. 1774–1793. Louis d’or (Gold, 7.60 g 6), Nantes. Seated greyhound, sign of the mintmaster M.-J- Francois, 1786, second semester. LUD.XVI.D.G.FR.ET NAV.REX Head of Louis XVI to left; below third letter in inscription, pellet; on truncation, DUVIV; below, greyhound to left. Rev. CHRS.REGN.VINC.IMPER 1786 Crowned arms of France and Navarre; below, T. KM 591.14. Bright and perfectly struck. Uncirculated.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 3000 CHF
ITALY, Kingdom of Sicily. Costance and Peter III of Aragon. 1282-1285. Pierreale (Gold, 4.36 g 12), Messina. +XPS.VINCIT.XPS.REGNAT.XPS.IMPAT around +COSTA.DEI.GRA.ARAG.SICIL.REG Eagle standing left, with spread wings and head to right. Rev. +SUMMA.POTENCIA.EST.IN DEO. around +.P.DEI.GRA.ARAG.SICIL.REX Shield bearing the arms of Aragon. MEC 756 var. Friedberg 654. Spahr 1 var. A superb piece, toned and particularly attractive. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 10000 CHF
Knights of Malta, Malta. Grand Master Emmanuel de Rohan. 1775-1797. Tari (Copper, 26mm, 7.54 g 3), undated. F.EMMANUEL DE ROHAN.M Crowned quartered arms of Rohan and of the Order on the breast of a headless eagle. Rev. + CONCUTIATIS NEMINEM Head of John the Baptist on a salver from left to right. Azzopardi M.H. 918 (photograph, the text describes another coin). KM 333. Schembri 2. An astonishing piece, fresh and nearly proof-like. Center of the obverse softly struck, otherwise, uncirculated.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
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