Here's a group of lots that caught my eye in the upcoming Numismatic Auctions LLC upcoming February 2022 sale #66.
Lot 46: Sharp 1793 Wreath Cent Rarity.
Vine and Bars Edge. S-8, R3.
VF with pleasing color and a minimal number of marks from its
light use in our nations early Federal Commerce. Neat example
and historic. Ex: EAC Auction. 4/4/1992.
Lot 53: Electrotype:
1795, Stunning Jefferson Head Large Cent Electrotype of S-80
Beautiful mahogany brown AU with very little base metal exposure
and lustrous surfaces. Very desirable and seldom seen.
Lot 101: Rare Off-Center (1832) Coronet Large Cent, ND(date off
Struck off-center 20-25%. Once NGC holdered at 20% offcenter, VG10BN now raw with tag only. Rarely offered. Ex: Dan
Lot 278: Sharply Defined Better Variety 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar
O-119, R4. Sharp Choice VF, cpl marks at edge and a stray faint
hairline here and there, otherwise quite impressive. The reverse
nears the threshold of EF.
Lot 596: Beautiful Borderline Unc New Orleans Obverse Mintmark
Rarity 2 1/2 Dollars, 1839-O.
Lustrous razor sharp AU-Unc
example with the highly desirable New Orleans obverse mint mark.
Lot 618: High Grade Classic Head Gold 5 Dollars, 1834, Plain 4.
Lustrous Unc/Choice Unc. Nice color and appearance.
Lot 698: Rare & Unusual Augustus Saint Gaudens Medal of Honor
Plasters by James Earl Fraser.
A rare and unusual pair of
alabaster reduction plasters, 48mm, both incuse and relief
examples, the latter with an outer copper ring. These plasters
respresent the obverse design of a special St. Gaudens Medal of
Honor for the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY in 1901.
Handsome portrait of the creator of the most beautiful of all
American coins – the St. Gaudens $20 Gold Piece. Both handsome
EF to as made and from the Victor and William Demeo family
estates of which our last auction featured plasters of note including
the Peace Dollar and Washington Quarter. An unusual pair of
plasters for a very rare medal which rests primarily in museums
and institutions only. 2 plasters.
Lot 915: Rare Feuchtwanger Three Cents,
1837. HT-262. Lovely AU with
nice color and fields. Difficult to locate in grades such as this.
Lot 918: Alluring Capped Bust Hebrew School Half Dollar Love Token
2nd Class Token of Merit – Hebrew School, Congregation
Ohabie Sholom on reverse of Capped Bust Half Dollar, 1813. Host
VG, holed for suspension,
Lot 999: Society of Medalists:
S.O.M. #112, Miller/Girl Escaping Man, 1985 and #113, Somogyi/
Woman Looking in Mirror. Both handsome Unc yet minus boxes
and COA's both very popular and better types with integral
windows at center. Scarcer modern issues and seldom offered. 2
Lot 1179: Chile. Beautiful Mint State Gold 8 Escudos, 1814-SoFJ. Santiago.
KM-78. Initial appearance of Choice Brilliant Unc with handsome
peripheral toning and nice luster, some barely notable scattered
faint hairlines obverse – otherwise lovely and outstanding eye
Lot 1189: Cuba. 10 Pesos, 1916. KM-20. Lustrous Unc
very flashy and virtually
Lot 1190: Cyprus.
Medallic Sovereign, 1966. Makarios III. Bruce-X#M4. Reflective
lustrous Unc and nearly Choice. ($400-500)
Lot 1226: India.
Manilal Chimanlal & Co. Gold Tola, ND. Bruce-X45, Fr.1612.
Lustrous AU and appealing – Popular as well as scarce. ($600+)
Lot 1323: Rare Marcus Aurelius Gold Aureus, 161-180 AD.
19mm, 7.29g. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right; Rx:
Salus standing left, with scepter and patera feeding snake rising
from altar. RIC 77, Calico 1915. Lustrous AU, a few pin scs
reverse, but otherwise nice with a stunning portrait and sharply
Lot 1327: Constans II, 641-668 AD.
AV Solidus(4.42g). SB 964. Facing
crowned busts of Constans II and Constantine IV; Rx: Cross
on three steps, figure of Heraclius to left and Tiberius to right
VICTORIA AVGUH CONOB. XF, wave to flan. Ex: Pegasi
with ticket. ($350-400)
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