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The E-Sylum: Volume 26, Number 11, March 12, 2023, Article 19


Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 460 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed prices. Selections include the following items. Great coins and medals! -Editor

Atlas Numismatics Publishes their Newest Fixed-Price List

Pedigreed Dilitron (2 Litrai) of Acragas

  Acragas Silanos Dilitron

1073129 | GREEK. SICILY. Acragas (Agrigentum/Akragas). Struck circa 410-406 BC. Silanos AV Dilitron. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 1.34gm. AKRA. Eagle right perched on rocks, clutches a serpent / SI?A/ SOA (retrograde). Crab (Cancer). Rizzo Table. III, 8 (this coin); Westermark, Akragas 1015.4 (this coin).

Superb and exceptional.

Ex Pennisi di Floristella (noted on insert); Ex. Moretti Collexction; Ex- NAC 10, Zürich 1997, Lot 96. Rizzo (Monete Greche della Sicilia, Rome, 1946) plate coin.

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Mint State Claudius Aureus

  Claudius Aureus

1073824 | ROMAN REPUBLICAN. Claudius. (Emperor, 41-54 AD). Struck 41-42 AD. AV Aureus. NGC MS? (Mint State ?) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. Rome. 7.72gm. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P. Laureate head, right / EX S C/ OB CIVES/ SERVATOS. Legend on three lines within oak wreath (Corona Civica). BMC 16; Calicó 356 (this example plated); Cohen 34; RIC-15.

Struck from the same dies as another exceptional example in an identical grade (Heritage World Coin Auctions, Dallas Signature Sale 3091, 6 May 2021, Lot 31039). Superb surfaces and portrait, highly lustrous.

Ex Numismatic Fine Arts Auction 27 (New York, 1991) Lot 101.

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Beautifully Toned Münster Medal

  1648 Beautifully Toned Münster Medal

1071791 | GERMAN STATES. Münster. 1648 AR. PCGS MS62. 58mm. 36.15gm. PX/ HISBANO • BATAVIA. Pax radiant with cornucopia sitting in sun chariot pulled by crowned lions with scepter representing Spain and a bundle of arrows representing the Netherlands /Nine-line inscription; date below in Roman numerals. Goppel-680; Pax-96.

Medallic issue struck to commemorate the Peace of Westphalia in 1648.

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Charles II Five Guineas

  1670 Charles II Five Guineas

1073734 | GREAT BRITAIN. England. Charles II. (King, 1660-1714). 1670 AV Five Guineas. NGC AU53. Edge: VICESIMO SECVNDO. Laureate bust of Charles II right, pointed truncation / Crowned cruciform arms with scepters in angles, date divided at top. KM 430.1; SCBC-3328; Fr.-281.

Ex Glendining & Co. Ltd (London), 8 July 1970, Lot 8. Includes old auction ticket.

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Copper Capture of Bouchain Medal

  1711 Capture of Bouchain Medal

1071788 | GREAT BRITAIN. Anne. (Queen, 1702-1714). 1711 CU Medal. PCGS SP64BN (Brown). By J. Croker and S. Bull. Edge: Plain. 45mm. 42.5gm. ANNA · AVGVSTA ·. Laureate, draped, and mantled bust left / HOSTES · AD · DEDITIONEM · COACTI ·. French soldier kneeling right, surrendering sword, musket, and mural crown to female figure seated left upon globe, holding spear and oval shield inscribed FOR-/TVNA/MA-/NENS; military instruments around; fortifications of Bouchain in background; in three lines in exergue, VALLO · GALLORVM · SVPERATO ·/ET · BVCHEMIO · CAPTO ·/MDCCXI ·. Eimer 450; MI 385/237.

French lines passed; Capture of Bouchain.

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Cameo 1839 Proof Groat

  1839 Proof Groat

1071777 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1839 AR Fourpence, Groat. NGC PR66 Cameo. By W. Wyon. Edge: Plain. VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR REGINA F:D:. Head left / Britannia seated right. KM 731.2. Proof; SCBC-3913; ESC-3325 (Prev. ESC-1933A).

Struck in coin alignment.

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Superbly Toned Veiled Head Halfcrown of Victoria

  1901 Halfcrown of Victoria

1073709 | GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1901 AR Halfcrown. PCGS MS64. Edge: Reeded. Mature draped bust left / FID · DEF · IND · IMP · around top, HALF date CROWN below. Crowned and quartered spade shield within wreath. KM 782; SCBC-3938; ESC-2787 (Bull); Prev. ESC-735.

Superbly toned.

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Medallic Double Thaler of Overyssel

  1597 Medallic Double Thaler of Overyssel

1072107 | NETHERLANDS. Overyssel. Prince Mauritz Victory. (1597) ND AR Medallic Double Thaler (Landdagspenning). PCGS MS62. Edge: Plain. 56.76mm. 53.96gm. LIBERTATEM NEMO BONV NISI CVM ANIMA SIMVL AMISIT. Armored knight wearing plumed helmet, drawn sword in right hand on horse leaping right over a cityscape /ORDINVM TRANSISSVLANIAE INSIGNIAE . The coats of arms of the province of Overijssel and the cities of Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle at center surrounded by coats of arms of the 17 members of the Overijssel Council. cf. van Loon I, S. 494, 3.

Struck to commemorate the province's secession from Spanish rule.

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