EARLY WORLD COINS


BOOKS

AUSTRIA

8208. AUSTRIA, SALZBURG, 1628. AR 1/2 thaler, KM.141. Bishops with cathedral/Bishops in religious procession. Sharp EF. Scarce. A beautiful detailed city view.

$650.



8207. AUSTRIA, LEOPOLD, 1632. AR Thaler, Dav.3338. Crowned bust r. holding sceptre/Shield of arms. EF.

$850.



8209. AUSTRIA, SALZBURG, 1668. AR 1/2 thaler. Two bishops with mitres, small cathedral before/Shield with religious hat looking like flying saucer above. Sharp EF. Scarce.

$600.



AXUM

BRAZIL

6647. BRASIL, 1925. Large 68 mm. Medal by Ch. Pillet. for the Compagnie Franco-Bresilienne de Cafes, Paris. Fine Classical style scene of semi-draped female holding branch/ Floral decoration. UNC.

$150.



ENGLAND

9465. HISTORIC COIN OF KING CNUT, ENGLAND, 1016-1035. AR Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-c.1035). Seaby 1159. Cuirassed bust holding long cross l./Short cross. EF. Well centered and struck example.

$650.



9466. HISTORIC COIN OF HENRY VIII, ENGLAND, 1526-1544. AR Groat. Crowned bust of Henry VIII r./Long cross over shield. EF. Excellent well centered and struck example with clear portrait.

$650.



7172. GREAT BRITAIN, GOLD SOVEREIGN,

$650.



FRANCE

7173. FRANCE, GOLD, 20 FRANCS.

$650.



7174. FRANCE, GOLD, 20 FRANCS.

$650.



7175. FRANCE, GOLD, 10 FRANCS.

$450.



7176. FRANCE, GOLD, 10 FRANCS.

$350.



7177. FRANCE, GOLD, 5 FRANCS.

$350.



GERMANY

8647. GERMANY, HAMBURG, 1675. AR . Castle with three turrets/48 in wreath. EF. Beautiful old cabinet toning with iridescence.

$150.



IRELAND

ITALY

JAMAICA

FIRST BRONZE COIN STRUCK IN THE NEW WORLD

9479. JAMAICA, CHARLES V & JOHANNA, 1540-1600, 4 marivedis. Typically worn example of the first bronze coinage struck in the new world. F. Rare.

$150.



NETHERLANDS

6651. NETHERLANDS, UTRECHT, 1711. Silver 'rider'. Heraldic shield/Armed warrior on horseback abv. shield. EF.

$450.



THE ORIGINAL DOLLAR!

11520. INTACT HORDE OF 24 LION DOLLARS. Netherlands, early 1600's. A newly discovered intact horde of 24 Dutch Lion daalders. Struck for overseas trade at the height of the early Dutch overseas trading empire these lion dollars were circulated worldwide and became the standard trade currency of the day. 40-42 mm. Average weight a little under 27 grams. The Dutch word 'daalder', the denomination of these crown and thaler sized coins, is the origin of our word 'dollar', the denomination chosen by the founding fathers for the early coinage of the United States. Average VF with better than average strikes and condition. Reverses.

$2500.



SPAIN

8650. SPAIN, CASTILE & LEON, ALFONSO X, 1252-1284. AR Pepion. Castle/Lion stg. l. VF. Rare.

$150.



VENICE

7149. VENICE, DOGES. GOLD DUCAT (AV ZECCHINO), 15th-16th century. 22 mm. Christ facing/Doge and St. Mark. VF. The Venetian gold ducat was the international currency of its time.

$300.