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1. SILESIA. Johann von Pernstein, 1537-1548. Taler 1541 Glatz. 41mm; 28.93 gm. Obv: *. IOHAN * BARO * A * Amber * IN * HELF: The heraldic shields of Pernstein and Glatz side by side, in the middle floral ornaments. Rev: * MONE * NO * COMITATVS * GLACENS * 1541. Crowned lion proceeds left. Dav.. 8134; F. u. S. 2811th. Very rare, especially in this attractive condition. The Pernstein or Bernstein family was the most important family of the Moravian Uradels. Johann von Pernstein was Governor of Moravia, one of the largest landowners in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia and was therefore often called "the richest". He died in 1548 in the county of Glatz Gruschbach...............................(Image) $16,500

                        

2. GERMANY. Regensburg diocese. Pankraz v Sinzenhofen 1538-1548 (D) Taler 1547, with title Charles V. 41mm, 28.55 gm. Nicely toned. Emmerig/Koz. 41; Dav: 9680........................................................................................................(Image) $1750

                        

3. Archduke Leopold Double Taler ND (1626). 49mm; 57.14 gm. Issued to celebrate the marriage of Leopold to Claudia di Medici, Hall mint, toned. Obv: Royal couple in ruffled collars together. Rev:Wreath above eagle. KM639;.Dav-3331; Moser/Tursky 487......................................................................(Image) $550

                        

4. Judaica: Jewish personalities. Bayern München, Silver Medal in 1891, on the 50th anniversary of the Jewish banker Max Ritter von Wilmersdörffer, born 1824 in Bayreuth. Saxon Consul General and numismatist. Moved to Munich in 1879. Stamp of M. Gube. Obv: Bust right. Rev: Family Crest. Hauser 465 Wurzbach 9823. 42.75 gm; 48.5 mm. Rare. Uncirculated. Magnificent toning. In original presentation case....................................................................................(Image) $8000

                       

4a. MUNICH, City. Silver Servants Medal. Award of the Municipal Munich City Council for Servants. 1897. AR (43mm. 41,45 gm). Obv:Crowned.City Arms. Rev: 4 lines of characters in oak wreath: "For Long and Faithfully Done Services." In original book-shaped hinged case.  Hauser 658. vz from PP Hauser 658, pl. XXIX, 323; Eyb 54. "Uncirculated." Beautifully toned.....................................(Image) $500


                        

5. Netherlands. Kampen. Lion Daalder, 1648. AR (42mm, 26.78 gm, 3h). Davenport 4879; KM-42. Obv: Knight behind city arms. Rev: Rampant Lion, left. Some luster in fields.................................................................................(Image) $425

                        

6. Netherlands. Friesland. 1/2 taler. No date. Struck 1619. AR (25mm, 13.29 gm). Obv: Knight behind city arms. Rev: Rampant Lion, left. Delmonte 883 (R2); Passon/van der wis 2.16.53, verkade 124.3. Extremely rare.................(Image) $650

                        

7. Netherlands. Gelderland. Taler.1643. AR (43mm; 27.01 gm). Obv: Knight behind city arms. Rev: Rampant Lion, left. Davenport 4849. Lustrous surfaces not fully captured here.............................................................................(Image) $975

                        

8. Netherlands. Holland. 1576. Lion Taler. AR (40mm; 26.72 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. Davenport 8838; Delm. 831..(Image) $275

                        

9. LOW COUNTRIES, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden (Dutch Republic). Holland. 1581-1795. AR Leeuwendaalder (42mm; 27.22 gm). Dordrecht mint. Dated 1589. Obv: Armored half-length figure of soldier standing left, head right; coat-of-arms below. Rev: Lion rampant left. P&W Ho 22; CNM 2.28.66; Davenport 8838.........................................................................................(Image) $525

                        

10. Netherlands. Holland. 1601. Lion Taler. AR (41mm; 27.04 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. Davenport 4856. VF..............(Image) $325

                        

11. Netherlands. Holland. 1663. Lion Taler. AR (42mm; 27.08 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. .Davenport 4858....................(Image) $225

                        

12. Netherlands. Holland. 1666. Lion Taler. AR (42mm; 26.95 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. Davenport 4858.....................(Image) $375

                        

13. Netherlands. Utrecht. 161(6)? Lion Taler. AR (42mm; 26.92 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. Davenport 4863.....................(Image) $195

                        

14. Netherlands. Utrecht, 1616. Lion Taler. AR (43mm; 27.24 gm).  Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. .KM 13; Davenport 4863. Toned, with some surface luster..................................................................................(Image) $285

                                                 

15. Netherlands. Utrecht. 1641. Lion Taler. AR  (43mm, 27.19 gm, 12h). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. Delmonte 845; Davenport 4863.  EF, mint-like lustrous surfaces...............................................................(Image) $975

                        

17. Netherlands. Utrecht. 1643. Lion Taler. AR (42mm; 26.86 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. ; Davenport 4863; Delmonte 844; KM 30. Toned, with substantial, mint-like surface luster..................................(Image) $725

                        

18. Another. 43x38mm; 26.93 gm. Some luster. Irregular flan.............(Image) $225

                        

19. Francis I of Lorraine, House of Habsburg. 1745-1765. Taler. 1761. AR (40mm, 28.05 gm). Kremnitz. .Dav. 1157; Voglh. 289; Her. 177; Eypelt. 630; Huszár 1787. Superb EF with mint-like luster in the fields. Toned.............................(Image) $850

                        

20. AUSTRIA, Österreich (Archduchy). Leopold V. 1619-1632. AR Taler (43mm, 28.70 gm, 11h). Posthumous issue. Hall mint. Dated 1632. Obv: LEOPOLDVS · D : G : ARCHIDVX · AVSTRIÆ ·, crowned and armored half-length bust right, holding scepter and sword pommel; ·I·6·3·2· to inner right.  Rev: DVX · BVRGVND : COMES : TYROLIS, crowned coat-of-arms within Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Moser & Tursky 491; Davenport 3338B; KM 629.4. Superb EF, toned...................................................................................................(Image) $750

                        

21. Maria Theresia, 1740-1780. Taler. 1741 KB. AR (41mm, 28.69 gm, 12h). Obv: Bust right. Rev: Madonna over coat of arms, Kremnitz. Dav. 1125; Herinek 561 H. 1666; Eypelt. 240a. EF, with mint-like luster in the fields, but with minor corrosive roughness at 2h on the obv. edge and 9h to 11h on the rev. edge......(Image) $750

                        

22. AUSTRIA, Holy Roman Empire. Maria Theresia. Empress, 1740-1780. AR Taler (41mm, 27.61 gm, 11h). Gunzburg mint. Dated 1765 G. Obv: Crowned, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Crowned double-headed eagle facing, with crowned coat-of-arms on breast. Eypeltauer 76; Davenport 1147; KM 15. Surface discoloration, as shown above...................................................(Image) $85

                        

23. Croatia. Ragusa (Dubrovnik). Taler. 1747. AR (44mm; 28.55 gm, 11h). Obv: Bust of Rector, left. Rev: Crowned coat of arms on scepter and sword. Dav. 1637; Mimica 956...EF with mint-like luster in the fields. Toned. Uncleaned; as found..........................................................................................................(Image) $850

                        

24. Croatia, Ragusa (Dubrovnik). Taler. 1762. AR (28.78 gm, 43mm, 1h). Obv: Bust of Rector left. Rev: Crowned coat-of-arms. Mimica 969; Davenport 1639; Near mint state with superb surface luster. Minor adjusting traces..(Image) $1650

                        

25. Netherlands. Deventer. 1664. Lion Taler. AR (42mm, 27.11 gm). Obv: Knight over lion shield. Rev: Rampant lion left. Delmonte 858 V. 150.3. Rare. Dark tone, holed...........................................................................................................(Image) $150

                        

26. Netherlands. Holland. 1/2 Taler. 1578. AR (34mm, 13.47 gm, 12h). Delmonte 870; Purmer HO 23....................................................................................(Image) $375

                        

27. Duchy of Lorraine, Charles IV (1625-1675). Nancy, 1627. AR Teston (8.58g., 29mm, 9h). Obv: +CAROLVS. D: G. DVX. LOTH. MARCH. D: C. B. G, bust right. Rev: MONETA. NOVA. NANCEII. CVSA, crowned shield surmounted by date. Flon.10; Bd. 1557......................................................................................(Image) $350

                        

28. Rhodes, Order of St John, Dieudonné de Gozon (1346-53), Gigliato, AR (28mm, 3.79 gm, 6h). Obv: +FR: DEODAT: D: GOSONO: DI: GRAMR, Grandmaster kneeling left before cross, head facing. Rev: +:OSPITAL: S: IOHIS: IRINI: QT: RODI, cross fleury with shield at end of each arm (Metcalf 1191-92; Schl. IX, 19). aEF, lustrous surfaces not captured here. Rare............(Image) $1250

                        

29. FRANCE: Henri III, 1574-1589, AR franc d'argent (32mm, 13.70 gm, 9h). Rouen, 1576-A. Obv: HENRICVS.III.DG. FRANCOR.ET.POL.REX (Henry by the Grace of God, France and Poland's King) ,Laureate, armored bust right, wearing tall collar, mintmark below, within beaded circle. Rev: croix feuillue & fleurdelisée, H at center, Usual weak strike. Duplessy-Dup. 1130. Henri was king of both Poland and France, as is stated in the legend. Flan crack......(Image) $225

                        

30. FRANCE. Henry III (1574-1589). 1585. Quart d'écur. AR (29mm, 9,42, 5h). Obv: + HENRICVS. III. D: G. (FRANC) ET. POL. RX. (error- should be REX)  Cross fleurdelisée with fleuron cruciform in the center. Rev: SIT. NOMEN. DOMINI. BENEDICTVM. Crowned shield,  II - II on either side. C.1438 L.973 Duplessy .1133 Sb.4662. .....................................................................................................(Image) $225

                        

31. FRANCE. HENRY IV 1589-1610. Dijon. Half franc, 1603 over 1. AR (28mm, 6,79 gm, 5h). Obv: Laureate and cuirassed right with small flat collar. Rev: "Blossoming Cross" with H at center turned 90 degrees. Ref: C.1534 L.1061 Dy.1212A Sb.4766 (5 ex.). No examples of 1603 over 1 found online. Holed and plugged. Very rare.....................................................................................(Image) $400

                        

32. Sachsen-Kurfürstentum. Johann Friedrich and Heinrich. 1539-1542.
1/4 Taler (1/4 Guldengroschen). 1542. AR (30mm, 7.04 gm, 1h). Obv: Three shields/crests. Rev: Saxon helmet with three flags on each side. Freiberg__; Slg. Mers. 494, Keilitz 160. Very rare..............................................................(Image) $825

                        

33.Brandenburg-Ansbach. Markgraf.  Johann Friedrich, 1667-1686. 1/6 taler. Swabach mint. 1678. AR 30mm, 5.41 gm. Obv: t IOH : FR • DG • M • - BRAND : MAG, Armored bust right. 1/6 below. Rev: Crown above State and City Arms. KM#83. Slightly bent flan.........................................................................(Image) $200

                        

34. CRUSADERS. Rhodes. Grandmasters of the Order of St. John. Raymond Bérenger. 1365-1374. Undated. AR Gigliato (3.84 gm). Obv: Grandmaster kneeling before cross. Rev: Floreate cross. Metcalf LE 1208ff. Light scratches on obv. Surface luster not fully captured here...........................................(Image) $425

                        

35. Another. 3.31 gm. Surface luster. Chipped......................................(Image) $375

                        

36. ITALY, Kingdom of Naples. Robert of Anjou. 1309-1343. AR Gigliato (3.78 gm). Posthumous issue? Uncertain mint. Obv: +ROBERT DEI GRA' IERL' ET SICIL' REX, king seated facing on lions' heads throne, holding transverse scepter and globus cruciger. Rev: Blundered legend? Cross fleurée; lis in each quadrant. Reference?. A puzzler...........................................................(Image) SOLD

                        

37. CORREGGIO Siro d'Austria (1605-1630) 8 Soldi. AR (28mm; 3,78 gm; 2h). Obv: SYRVS . AVSTR . S. R . MP. ET CO. P, Cuirassed bust r. Rev. ANTIQVISS FAM INSIGNIA, coronated coat of arms. CNI 114/118. Ravegnani Morosini 16. MIR 191. . RR - Very Rare. Bright lustrous fields...................................(Image) $825

                        

38. ITALY, Venezia (Venice). Domenico Contarini. 1659-1675.. AR Mezzo ducato nuovo (34mm, 11.16 gm, 10h). Angelo Dolfin, mintmaster. Struck from 1666. St. Mark seated right, presenting cross-tipped banner to Doge kneeling left; A D in exergue. Rev: Lion of St. Mark standing left; tower to left. CNI VIII 148; Papadopoli 167; Paolucci 15......................................................................(Image) $95

                        

39. SPAIN. Ferdinand and Isabella. 1469-1504 AD. AR 2 Reales (6.67 gm). ND. Seville mint. Obv: Crowned coat of arms. Rev: Yoke with traces and sheaf of  arrows. C&C.2773ff; Cal-265. MBC; Calicó and Trigo 218.....................(Image) $325

                        

40. SPAIN. Ferdinand and Isabella. 1469-1504 AD. AR 4 Reales (13.19 gm). ND.  Seville mint. Obv: Crowned coat of arms. Rev: Yoke with traces and sheaf of six arrows. Cayon-2814.  Lustrous, not captured here...............................(Image) $725

                        

41. SPAIN. Philip II. 1597. AR  2 Reales (6.62 gm). Toledo mint. Obv: PHILIPPVS DEI GRATIA Crowned coat of arms. oT over C. Assayer "C." Rev:HISPANIARVM REX,Castles and lions in the angles of the cross. Calico-576..............(Image) $225

                        

42. Mexico. Philip II. 1556-1598. Cob. AR 8 Reales (27.30 gm). Assayer F?. No date (coins of Philip II from Mexico mint are not dated). Nicely toned, KM-43; Cal-112; Calb-612)............................................................................................(Image) $425

                        

43. Mexico. Philip II. 1556-1598. Cob AR 8 Reales (26.76 gm). oMF. Assayer F. No date (coins of Philip II from Mexico mint are not dated). KM-43. Cal-112. Calb-612..............................................................................................................(Image) $325

                        

44. SPAIN. Philip II. 1556-1598. Cob  AR 8 Reales (27.20 gm). ND Toledo mint. Broad flan with full crown, full shield and cross and some legend. Calico-206, Calbeto-1725. Exceptional condition for type........................................(Image) $750

                        

45. MEXICO. Philip III. 1598-1621. Cob AR 8 Reales (21.23 gm). ND. Assayer D. Minted during 1618-21. KM-44.3; Cal-Type 49......................................(Image) SOLD

                        

46. SPAIN. Philip IV. 1621-1665. Cob AR 8 Reales. (20.04 gm). Dated 1651. Toledo mint. Assayer "Y." Obv: Crowned coat of arms. oT overY to left, VIII to right. Rev: Castles and lions in the angles of the cross. Dark tone. Dav 4411.....(Image) $425

                        

47. SPAIN. Philip IV. Cob. 8 Reales. Potosi mint. 1651? 26.98 gm. Rough surfaces, dark toning ..............................................................................(Image) $95

                        

48. MEXICO. Philip V. 1700-46. AR 1 Real. 1735. (3.58 gm). Pillar type. Assayer F.
KM-75.1. aEF. RARE. Dark tone...............................................................(Image) $925

                        

49. MEXICO. Ferdinand VI. 1746-1759. AR 2 Reales. 1750. (6.57 gm). Pillar type. Mo-M , Mexico City mint, KM86.1-2; Cal. 490-496; Cayon:10385..........(Image) $125

                        

50. MEXICO. Ferdinand VI. 1746-1759. AR 8 Reales. 1753. (26.07 gm). Mo-MF.  Mexico City mint. KM104.1.......................................................................(Image) $400

                        

51. MEXICO. Colonial. Carlos III. King of Spain, 1759-1788. AR 8 Reales (38mm, 26.70 gm, 12h). Ciudad de México (Mexico City) mint. Dated 1776. Obv: Bust right. Rev: Crowned coat-of-arms between banner-entwined pillars of Hercules. Beautifully toned. ME 12038; SCM 105.................................................(Image) $1450

                        

52. MEXICO. Colonial. Carlos IV. King of Spain, 1788-1808. AR 8 Reales (40mm, 26.69 gm, 11h). Ciudad de México (Mexico City) mint. Dated 1807 Mo TH. Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev: Crowned coat-of-arms between garlanded Pillars of Hercules. ME 13974; BW 28.10; KM 109..............(Image) $95

                        

53. FRANCE, Bourgogne. AR Jeton (30mm, 9.87 gm, 6h). Dated 1694. Obv: Crowned and mantled coat-of-arms. Rev: Ship under sail right on water, stern facing, with two anchors moored to coast. References for CU (copper) versions of this jeton are: Feuardent 9824; Gadoury 1683. References for this AR (silver) version can not be found on-line............................................................(Image) $450

                        

54. FRANCE. Louis XV (1715-1774).  AR Jeton (31mm; 9.77 gm, 6h). Struck 1732.
Obv: LUD XV REX CHRISTIANISS. Head right. Rev: Winged Justice, blindfolded, walking right, holding  sword and scales. ex Bowers and Merena.  F.4768 var. bust - Guéant - Prieur554 A......................................................................(Image) $125

                        

55. INDIA. Rupee. 1785(200 AH)? AR (23mm;11.82 gm). KM C 46........(Image) $145

                        

56. Indonesia, Java, Kingdom Majopahit, ca. 1200 - 1500 AD. Silver; 13 mm, 1.83 gm. NIS 3065-3068.......................................................................................(Image) $35

                        

57. CRUSADERS, Principality of Achaea, Thebes mint. Ruler not legible.  (Guillaume II de Villehardouin. 1246-1278?). Billon Denier.....................(Image) $35

                        

58. Civil War Token. 1863. "For Public Accommodation." Obv: Liberty head left.  Rev: Eagle. "United States Copper." F-37/434a.....................................(Image) $100

                        

59. Civil War Token. 1864? Obv: "The Federal Union It Must and Shall be Preserved." Rev: " Army and Navy" over anchor and crossed swords, all within wreath with star above. AN 1.4 - WBC's Army & Navy, Large star variety - R4. Die 321. This photo of: 226/321a R4................................................................(Image) $75
                   

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