Here's a selection of interesting or unusual items I came across in the marketplace this week. Tell us what you think of some of these. -Editor
Moesia, Istros Stater
Moesia, Istros. civic issue. 400-350 B.C. AR stater (18 mm, 5.22 g, 7 h). Facing young male heads, side-by-side, left head inverted / Sea-eagle right
grasping dolphin in talons, control letters ?I beneath dolphin. Cf. SNG Cop 194 (controls). EF, medium toning, trending to rainbow on reverse.
From the D. Thomas Collection.
Unusual double portrait, to say the least. So weird I like it. I think I highlighted one of these before. From the Agora Auctions sale #84 closing April 9,
To read the complete lot description, see:
Lot 006. Moesia, Istros. civic issue. 400-350 B.C. AR stater. From the D. Thomas Collection.
1848 Central Bank of Scotland Five Pounds Proof Cancelled
A cancelled proof of the Central Bank of Scotland. From Pam West's Newsletter 113, A Bank Note Affair. -Editor
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Wayne Homren, Editor
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