Mailbid 35D - November 10, 2005

Ancient and World Coins

Mailbid Sale #35D

Closing Date and Time:
Thursday, November 10, 2005
9:00 PM Mountain Time

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Catalog Descriptions and Research by Bill Rosenblum
Images and Layout by Rita Rosenblum
Website development by Brian Rosenblum

CONTENTS: Introduction
Byzantine and Early Islamic Gold Coins
Ancient Jewish Coins
City Coins of the Holy Land
Ancient Greek Coins
A few Greek Coins
Roman Coins (and a few artifacts)
Byzantine, Early Islaminc and Primitive Money
Numismatic Literature
Modern Gold Coins and Medals
Modern and Medieval Coins, Medals and Tokens
Word Paper Money
Gold State and Commissioned Medals
Silver and Bronze Medals
Miscellaneous Medallic Judiaica
Judaic and Holyland Ppaer
Holocaust and Anti-Semitism
Prices Realized

TERMS OF SALE   (back to top)

1. All bids are per lot as numbered in this catalog.

2. All bids are strictly cash (cash, check, money order, bank draft or approved credit card) in U.S. dollars. See Term #10 for credit cards terms.

3. Mailbids sales are not approval sales. The bidder must assume responsibility to pay for all lots bid on. Lots may be returned for reason of authenticity or improper description only within 3 days of receipt. Lots examined prior to the sale may not be returned for any reason except authenticity. Late payers forfeit any return privileges.

4. All materials are guaranteed genuine, unless noted otherwise, or sold "as is".

5. Bid sheets must be signed.

6. We reserve the right to reject any bid.

7. Title does not pass until lots are paid for in full.

8. Postage, insurance & handling are extra. A minimum of $3 per shipment will be charged.

9. In some cases we may have duplicate lots of identical description and these may be substituted to under bidders.

10. Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted for payment. However an additional 3% is charged for use of said card in mailbid sales. Please note that we must be able to confirm your billing address if you use a credit card. For those of you overseas this may be difficult so we ask that you include a numismatic reference.

11. Photos, scans, black & white or color copies are available for most lots in the sale. Photos, scans and black and white copies are $1 per item, while color copies are $2 per side. Payable in advance, please. In most cases digital images sent via email are free.

12. All lots with 6 or more items are sold as is.

13. Invoices are due and payable upon receipt of invoices, unless arrangements are made prior to the closing of the sale. Late payers forfeit any rights of return. All invoices over 30 days overdue are subject to an interest charge of 1 1/2% per month.

14. There is a $15 charge for bad checks.

15. In case of tie bids, the earliest bid received will win the lot.

16. Phone, fax, mail and email bids are accepted, however phone bids, should be confirmed in writing. All email bids will be confirmed by a return email.

17. Estimates are just that, estimates. Lots may and do, sell for above and below estimate. Please bid what the lot is worth to you. High bids will be reduced to 5 to 10% over the 2nd high bid.

18. Bidders are responsible for errors in bidding, please check your bid sheet carefully.

19. There are no buyer's fees in our sales.

20. All overseas packages will be shipped via registered or express mail at buyer's risk.

21. Bidders not known to us must provide us with satisfactory credit references or pay a deposit as determined by the auctioneer.

22. Prices realized will be published after the sale and will be mailed to all consignors, subscribers and competitive bidders. Others may receive a copy for $5.

23. Slabbed (Encapsulated) coins graded and certified by PCGS, NGC, ICG or ANACS may not be returned for grading reasons. In most cases we have indicated our grade prior to the grading company grade.

24. The minimum acceptable bid on any lot is at least 60% of the estimate. In some cases a reserve may be higher than that, but it will never be higher than the estimate. We have made every effort to make the estimates realistic and conservative. In addition no bids on coins and medals of precious metals will be accepted that are below the melt value of the item. For our mailbid purposes we are defining precious metals as being of silver, gold, platinum or palladium.


We will stop taking bids at 9:00 PM on November 10th or when our phone and/or Fax stops ringing for 10 minutes. Please do not wait until the last minute and get shut out. In every sale a number of bidders could not get through on the last night.

We suggest you bid above estimate if you want an item as high bids will be reduced. Our bid sheets offer several bidding options that can save you money, optimize your bids and see that you get the lots that you really want. If you are unsure of how to use these options, please give us a call and we will be more than happy to explain them to you.

Please keep in mind that in some cases there may be unpublished reserves set either by the consignor or the cataloger and no bids of less than 60% of estimate are considered. We do not have a call back service, but after placing your bid you may contact us as many times as you like to check on your bids. And we take seriously the commitment to reduce bids. We do not reveal the high bid of any lot, but if you have placed a bid on a lot, you may contact us after your bid has been placed and we will tell you if you are the high bidder.

Usually well over 1/3 of all successful bids are reduced and over 75% of successful bidders have at least one of their winning bids reduced. We believe that the best strategy to being a successful bidder is placing your bids early and not waiting until the last minute. We suggest placing your bids early and then, if you want, you may check on your bids near the end of the sale.

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee who is the last bidder. If someone calls us at 9 PM, the sale will continue for at least 10 minutes after that call is completed. If someone else calls us during that 10 minutes, the sale continues for another 10 minutes. And so on.

NO BUYER'S FEE    (back to top)

We do not charge a buyer's fees in our sales. You are charged only for the amount of your winning bid, postage and shipping charges.

LOT VIEWING SCHEDULE   (back to top)

Denver Coin Expo. November 3-6, National Western Complex, "Expo Hall", I-70 and Brighton Blvd., Denver CO. Thursday November 3rd is dealer set up day. Public hours are Friday and Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 3 PM. We will have most lots in the sale available for viewing at our bourse tables during all show hours. There are some bulk lots which we will bring only if specifically asked to. Please call us prior to the show to ensure that we bring the lots you want to see.

We plan to have the majority of the material in the sale in our office Monday through Friday except for the show dates mentioned above, until the close of the sale if you need more detailed description of any of the lots. However, please contact us as well in advance of the close of the sale as possible in order that we can provide you with as much information as possible. We will be happy to return your call if we cannot provide you with the information you require when you call, fax or email.

We will confirm all email bids received within 24 hours of receiving the bid. If you do not receive a confirmation please contact us. We have been deluged by spam as I'm sure many of you have also. Even though our filter separates most of the junk from the "real" mail, it does not do a perfect job, thus we ask that when sending us a bid or inquiring about the sale, please put "Bid" or "Mailbid Sale" in the subject line so we do not delete your email along with the junk we receive every day. We do not confirm mail or fax bids unless specifically asked to do so.

No information will be available about the results of the sale until all bids have been checked and invoices written. This should take about 4 days. We will not be answering the phone until that information is ready. We hope to be ready by Monday November 14th or Tuesday November 15th.

HIGHLIGHTS OF SALE 35D   (back to top)

No doubt the highlight of the sale are seven very rare Israel patterns, proofs and specimens which we believe came from the ICI mint archives in Birmingham, England. There are 3 different 1949 25 Pruta Specimen coins in 3 different metals! The so-called "common" one has a mintage of perhaps 20, that is in Copper-Nickel. We know of only one other 25 Pruta Specimen in aluminum, a piece we sold about 30 years ago for $5000 and a 25 Pruta in Bronze was not known until this piece surfaced this past summer. In addition in the paper money section is a trial drawing of the 25 Pruta Specimen (and an unknown 10 Pruta Specimen) from Otto Wallisch, the designer of the coins, as well as the Israel carpet notes.

Two 1949 Proofs are also being offered. 5 and 10 Pruta Proofs are known from this year, although very scarce. However those that we have seen have only exhibited some characteristics of true proof coins. The two coins we offer are full true proofs and by far the nicest we have seen. Concluding this amazing group of coins are two different 1960 Eight Grain 1 Agora Patterns. The ICI mint had been awarded the contract to strike these coins and sent a number of different samples to the Bank of Israel. All these types (4 different) had eight grains of barley on the left ear of the 3 ears on the obverse of the coin. For some reason the BOI committee wanted 10 ears. Thus we are left with what is known as "Israel's classic rarity" 4 known types, but only 10 pieces total. We're proud to offer 2 different types in this sale.

We are offering Part One of the George Fisher collection of Biblical and other Ancient Coins. Many of you read our short biography of George in our spring catalog as he died just before that catalog went to press. A few sentences will have to make up for the 3 or 4 paragraphs I wrote for that catalog. George graduated from high school in 1944 in Fairfield, Connecticut and immediately joined the Army where he eventually became proficient in Japanese and worked in breaking their codes during WWII and performed the same service in Chinese during the Korean War. With this background he became one of the worlds' leading experts in non-machine made Chinese coins. He shared his knowledge in this field with everybody who asked, as well as being an author, an instructor and a long time volunteer at the ANA Money Museum.

George was the ultimate collector, he wanted to know everything about the items he bought. And in most cases he put this information on the holder in which he stored his coin. In his neat and meticulous handwriting George would usually put down the issuing country, the date, the ruler, the size, the weight, the description of the obverse and reverse, the legend, the translation of the legend, the transliteration of the legend, catalog numbers, who he bought the coin from, when he bought the coin and the grade that the dealer assigned to the coin. Not every coin had all this information, but the great majority did. About the only thing George did not put down was his cost. Actually he probably did put down the cost, but we have yet to be able to break down his series of ancient Chinese lettering which we presume was his cost code.

Over 275 lots in this sale are from the George Fisher collection and in almost all cases we have included his holder with the lot. A picture of a typical "George" holder is on the inside front cover. It should be noted that in some cases what was most important to George was the reverse of the coin and in those cases the "reverse" identified the coin which may have been more important to George than the Roman emperor who issued the coin. George's Biblical collection was very strong in "City Coins", Judaea Capta coins and Crusader coinage although he had coins from all areas this field, plus other ancient coins, mainly from places that he had visited. In addition George collected Barbed Wire coins, medals and tokens and we are offering a large number of them here.

Since we did not always mention which lots were from the George Fisher collection in the catalog we will do so here. Please keep in mind that in most cases we can advise you of who George bought the coin from and when he did. 1, 2, 5, 9-16, 18, 21-26, 29-31, 34, 36, 38-43, 45, 47, 50-74, 77-78, 81-95, 98, 101-104, 106, 108-114, 116-122, 124-159, 161-164, 168-205, 207-229, 231-238, 240-245, 247-250, 255, 259, 261-266, 271-274, 294, 296, 298, 300-304, 306, 308, 310, 312, 342-345, 347-353, 365-366, 387-388, 405-411, 551-555, 1005, 1006, 1009, 1012, 1014, 1018-1019, 1031, 1044-1047, 1083, 1091, 1103, 1112, 1115, 1116, 1125 and 1126. Probably 95% of his coins are in his special holders, a few he never put much on them (mostly modern) and most of the coins he bought in his last 6 months he didn't work up either. As Rita told me when she was photographing his coins, "I'm learning so much from reading George's holders".

While we feel that each and every lot is special and deserves more mention, obviously time and space does not permit that. However special mention of items from Bill Spenlger's collection must be noted. Bill is another true collector and researcher who after a long career in the foreign service retired to Colorado Springs in the mid-1970's and devoted his time and energy to the study of numismatics (and probably every antique store within 25 miles of the entire length of I-70 as well). Bill and George were good friends and taught numerous courses together at the ANA Summer Seminar. Ironically Bill has been gallantly fighting the same disease, pancreatic cancer, that George died from.

Bill is one of the world's leading experts of Indian, Afghani, Pakistan and other South and Western Asian coins. Many of those coins are being offered by others. However we offering many items from his collections of British Coronation medals, Crystal Palace Medals, British India medals as well as paper money from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Maldives and Spitzbergen. In many cases we can also relay who he bought the item from, when, where and how much. Others will be offered in future lists and catalogs.

We have only mentioned three of the major consignments for this sale. We have some space left, so we'll mention a few more highlights along with this tidbit. We have so much more that should have gone into this catalog, but our deadline is fast approaching. Actually our deadline has passed, but our "absolute, final, last call" deadline is still a few hours away.

A large collection of Swiss Talers and Crowns from Denver is included in this sale. Virtually every canton and most of the "coin" Shooting Talers are included with this collection which was formed in the 1950's through the early 1970's.

The Paper Money section has a small but select group of Palestine bank notes including a high grade 1927 500 Mils and the finest 10 Pound 1944 note we have ever offered. The Israel paper section has the aforementioned "coin" specimen drawings as well as six other extremely rare trials and Proofs. In addition an incredible run of Specimens and Color Trials from numerous countries around the globe are available.

A small consignment of high grade notes and 2 ancient coins comes to us from the widow of an old customer of ours. Actually we use the term old to indicate that he had been buying material from us since just about when we started in business 35 years ago. He was only his 50's when he passed away last year after a long and valiant fight against a disease that put him in a wheel chair for the last years of his life. We miss our friend Marc greatly and feel honored to be offering part of his collection.

If you have any questions about any of the lots, please don't hesitate to ask us.

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*1 byzantine, heraclius. 610-641 (struck 612/613 ad). gold solidus of jerusalem. busts of heraclius and heraclius constantine with exergual line under busts/cross potent. sb-851, mib-77.8. ef. ex elsen 06/02 "presque superbe"). very attractive. $600+

*2 ---,---610-641 (struck 612/613 ad). gold solidus of jerusalem. busts of heraclius and heraclius constantine without exergual line under busts/cross potent. sb-852, berk-130. ef. ex ponterio 4/02 #344 another attractive rare coin. $600+

*3 ---alexius i. 1081-1118. electrum histamenon nomisma scyphate of thessalonica. (4.35). bust of christ, wearing nimbis, and holding book of gospels in both hands/ st. demetrius on left presenting cross to alexiius. sb-1905. ef and rare. small flan crack at about 5 o'clock. $600+

*4 islamic palestine. ikshidid dynasty. abu'l-qasim. 334-349 ah/946-961 ad. gold dinar. islamic legend both sides. snat-128, album-676. fine. $200

*5 ---,---,---another, much nicer. choice vf. ex d. markov 9/99 auction. $300+

*6 abbasid, al-safah. 132-136 (749-754) gold dinar (4.03). alb-210. gvf. $225

*7 ayyubids, al kamil mohammed ibn al 'adil. 615-635 (1218-1238) gold dinar of cairo (3.84). year 625. album-811, balog-372. vf. $200+

*8 ---,---,---similar, but different date and nicer. gold dinar of cairo (4.86). year 626. album-811, balog-373. vf+. $250


*9 alexander the great. 336-323 bc. year 30, 317/316 bc. ar tetradrachm of akko-ptolemais (17.19). head of hercules, as alexander, wearing lion's skin/zeus seated left. hendin-401, price-3279. vf$250+

*10 ---,---similar, different date and nicer. year 32, 315/314 bc. (17.18). hendin-401, price-3283. nice ef, one of the nicest of these we've offered. ex goldberg, 10/01 #1404. $450+?

*11 ptolemaic coin of ancient israel. ptolemy ii 285-246 bc. ar tetradrachm (14.15) of gaza, year 30. head of ptolemy i right/eagle standing left on thunderbolt, monograms to left, date and gaza symbol to right. as h-408, svor-826. vf$300

*12 ---,---similar. ar tetradrachm (13.97) of gaza and joppa, year 38. head of ptolemy i right/eagle standing left on thunderbolt, monograms of joppa and gaza to left, date and monogram to right. as h-409. avf$300

*13 ---,---similar. 285-246 bc. ar tetradrachm (14.11) of joppa, year 31. head of ptolemy i right/eagle standing left on thunderbolt, monograms of joppa to left, date to right. as h-410. vf$300

*14 seleukid coin of ancient israel. ar tetradrachm (15.23) of akko-ptolemais. antiochus viii. 121-96 bc. his head r/zeus standing l., crescent above head, hldg star and scepter, all in laurel wreath, legend to l. & r., monogram of city (weakly) in left field. hen-415, ros-22, houghton-813. vf, but light corrosion. $125+

*15 philisto-arabian. 5th-4th century bc. ar tetradrachm (17.05) of shomran. (sebaste in samaria). classic head of athena right, with countermark of the hebrew-samaritan-aramaic letter s on chin/owl standing, olive-sprig and crescent to left and ΑθΕ [ΑθΕ] to right, test cut between the eyes. a superior well struck and centered specimen of this coin. sng ans-4. coin ef, c/m vf. $450+

*16 ---,---foureë tetradrachm (silver plated bronze) of gaza. (14.45). archaic style head of athena right/owl standing and facing in incuse square, oz (initials of gaza in aramaic) at left (and retrograde). as sng-ans-1, sg-6058. dark f-vf, with test cut across head of athena. $300+?

*17 ---,---ar obol (.74). head of athena right/owl standing and facing, ΑΘΕ [ΑΘΕ] to right. as h-425, ros-9, svo-110,53. f/vf, a bit o.c. but basically well above average. $175

*18 ---,---ar tetaremorion (1/4 obol, .17). head of athena right/owl standing right, ΑΘΕ [ΑΘΕ] to right, olive sprig to left. h-425ff, type of sg-2544. vf$100+?

*19 yehud coin, hellenistic period after 333 bc. ar obol (.09). head of ptolemy i right/eagle, wings spread, just the very bottoms of letters to right of eagle. ajc-6bff. avf. $225+

*20 ---,---ar 1/4 obol (.14). head of ptolemy right, eagle with wings spread, partial legend. h-438, tjc-32. f-vf, but a bit broken. $125

*21 ---,---pair of 1/4 obols. head of ptolemy i right/eagle with wings spread, head turned left, standing on thunderbolt, yhdh (= yehudah) at left. h-438, ajc-16. the first choice vf (.2) with 3 3/4 letters clear and sharp, the 2nd gd/vf with 2 letters clear. 2 coins, the first rare this nice. $500+?

*22 samaria, 4th century bc. ar hemi-obol (.29). facing lion's head in dotted circle/ winged sphinx with head of bes seated left, head looking front, all in dotted border. as sc-170, but this a hemi-obol. ex cng #49, 728 but mis-described reverse as winged lion. near vf, rare and unpublished in this denomination. $250+

*23 john hyrcanus i. 135-104 bc. æ prutah. hebrew inscription, a above/double cornucopia. h-454, ajc-m, ajc-a. nice vf$75+

*24 ---,---,---similar, even nicer! h-454, ajc-ma3, ajc-a. choice ef$100+

25 ---,---,---Hebrew inscription,/Double Cornucopia. H-455-457, AJC-B12. Nice VF. No Greek letters visible. $75+

*26 ---æ half prutah or lepton. palm branch, yehohanan/lily, with monogram "a" to left and below flower. hen-458, ajc-o, tjc-c. ef. ex goldberg 6/99. a very nice example of this scarce coin. $350+

27 ---,---,---Another. Palm branch/Lily. H-458, AJC-O. VG$50

*28 judah aristobulus. 104-103 bc. æ prutah. double cornucopia/"yehudah the high priest and the council of the jews". h-465, ajc-ja,tjc-group u. avf$100

*29 ---,---,---a 2nd. h-465, ajc-j, tjc-group u. vf, bit o.c. $125?

*30 ---,---,---h-465, ajc-j, tjc-group u. another as above, but a bit nicer. nice vf, bit o.c. $150

31 Alexander Jannaeus. 103-76 BC. Æ Prutah. Lily, "Yehonatan the King"/ Anchor, "of King Alexander". H-467. Fine$60

32 ---,---,---Another. H-467, AJC-A, TJC-N. aVF/aF. $35

33 ---,---Anchor, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ]/Star of 8 rays surrounded by diadem, between the rays. H-469, TJC-K. As above, nicer. F-VF$50

34 ,---,---Anchor, legend/Star with eight pellets, instead of rays, surrounded by diadem. H-470, AJC-Cb, TJC-K15. VF$50

35 ---Æ Lepton. Upside down anchor/Star of 8 rays surrounded by border of dots and Aramaic inscription. H-471, TJC-L. 2 pieces both F-VF or so, one with pronounced flan "handles". $50

36 ---,---Another, one coin only. Star/Anchor. H-471. VF, o.c. $40

*37 ---æ prutah. hebrew inscription/double cornucopia. h-473, ajc-e, tjc-p. vf, the legend is very sharp and clear. $50

38 ---,---Legend, "Yehonatan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews"/Double Cornucopia, with ribbons, pomegranate between horns. H-473, AJC-E. VF, legend side well centered, cornucopia a bit off-center. $50

39 ---,---Similar. H-474, AJC-F. VF, legend side well centered, cornucopia a bit off-center. $50

40 ---,---Legend in cursive style/Double Cornucopia, with ribbons, pomegranate between horns. H-475, AJC-G. VF, both sides, mostly centered. $50

41 --- Lead Prutah. Anchor/Border of dots and Aramaic inscription. H-476, AJC-D. Fine, typically only traces of the border and the legend on the reverse. $40

*42 john hyrcanus ii. 67, 63-40 bce. æ prutah. hebrew inscription/double cornucopia. overstruck over an earlier coin which can be seen on the inscription side. h-478, akc-i, tjc-t. choice vf. well struck, thus scarce. $75

*43 mattathias antigonus. 40-37 bce. large bronze. double cornucopia with hebrew/ivy wreath. h-481, ajc-u. decent fine$125

44 ---,--- H-481, AJC-U, TJC-36. Group of 3 pieces. VG-F, different varieties. $75

45 ---Æ20 (4 Prutot). Cornucopia/3 line legend. H-482, AJC-V, TJC-37. aF/F$60

46 ---,---H-482, AJC-V, TJC-37. Group of 3. Gd to VG. $50

47 ---Æ Prutah. Double Cornucopia/Retrograde legend surrounded by wreath in border of dots. H-483, AJC-Y, TJC-40. F+/F, green patina$40

*48 herod the great. 40-4 bce. æ 8 prutot. tripod, bow, year 3, monogram/ helmet, cheek pieces, star above, 2 palm branches. hen-486, tjc-44. nice vf, reverse a bit off center, but all devices on flan. $300+

*49 ---æ 2 prutot. winged caduceus/poppy on branch. h-488v, tjc-47a, ajc-6. avf. variety without date or monogram. rare and seldom encountered. $200+

*50 ---æ prutah. aphlaston, legend around/palm branch. tjc-47, hen-489, ajc-5. nice vf$350

*51 ---æ 2 prutot. cross surrounded by closed diadem/tripod table flanked by upright palm branches. tjc-48a, h-490, ajc-7. avf. ex wmr, ex-cng. $125

*52 ---æ prutah. anchor ηρψ βαχι [ηρψ βαχι]/double cornucopia with caduceus within, all in border of dots. h-500, ajc-17d. ef/vf, very nice coin. variety with herod spelled without the Δ [Δ]. ex wmr 29f, #104. $125+

53 ---,---Another. Fine, with pronounced flan handle. $50

54 ---Æ Lepton. Cornucopia, inscription to either side/Eagle standing right. H-501, AJC-23, TJC-66. Fine. The first coin issued by a Jewish ruler for use by Jews with a graven image upon it. $50+

*55 herod archelaus. 4 bce - 6 ce. æ prutah. bunch of grapes w. leaf & branch/ tall helmet. h-505, ajc-6. f+/f$65

*56 ---æ prutah. prow of galley/ΕθΝ [ΕθΝ] within wreath. h-506, ajc-5. vf. $100

*57 herod antipas. 4 bc -40 ad. æ half denomination (19mm, 12.56 grams). upright reed with date lkΔ [Δ] (year 24), legend around/wreath around city name. h-510, ajc-2, tjc-76. fine. ex leu sale may 2003 (as gd f). $500+

*58 ---æ half unit (20mm, 6.64). upright palm, laΓ Γ, year 33 = 29 ad/city name in wreath. hen-513, ajc-6, tjc-80. nice f-vf$500+

*59 ---year 33 (14.55, 3.41gr) æ 1/4 denomination. palm branch with date in field/city name in wreath. h-514, ajc-7, tjc-81. fine. $400+

60 Agrippa I. 37-44. Æ Prutah. Canopy with fringes/3 ears of barley, year 6. H-553, AJC-11. GF$50

*61 agrippa ii. 56-95. æ17 or half-denomination. laureate bust of nero right/legend in circle. h-582, ajc-2, tjc-130. fine. this was one of a series of 3 coins issued to commemorate agrippa's refounding of caesarea panias as neronias. $100

*62 ---under nero. æ14. turreted bust of tyche right/double cornucopia. h-584, ajc-5, tjc-132. f/vg, ragged flan. an extremely rare coin which hendin prices at $1500 to $4000. we cannot recall the last one we have seen offered. it was missing in the abromowitz, bromberg and teddy kollak collections!$1000+?

*63 ---æ 29. bust of vespasian right/tyche standing left. struck year 14, 74/75 ad. h-589, ajc-8. f/avf. $200

*64 ---æ 18. bust of domitian right/nike standing left writing on shield. struck year 14, 74/75 ad. h-592, ajc-11c. fine, reverse a bit o.c. $125

*65 ---æ20. bust of domitian right/nike advancing right. h-602, ajc-22. struck year 24, 84/85 ad. nice f-vf. $150

*66 --- æ18, laureate bust of domitian right/inscription in wreath. struck year 24, 83/84 ce. h-603, ajc-23, tjc-151. vf/avf. ex cng 36, 2183$200+

*67 ---æ14. laureate bust of domitian right/palm tree. struck year 25, 84/85 ad. h-607, ajc-28, tjc-156. af$75

*68 ---æ24. bust of titus right/nike advancing right, with wreath and palm branch, crescent in upper right field. struck year 26, 86/87 ad. h-612v, ajc-32av, tjc-160c. vf. very scarce with crescent in field. $300+?

*69 ---æ19. head of domitian right/sc within inscription. struck year 26, 86/87 ad. hen-616, ajc-36. vf, green patina. $175

*70 ---æ21. laur. head of domitian right/nike right inscribing shield. year 26, 86/87 ad. h-617, tjc-165, ajc-37a. vf$250

*71 ---æ28. bust of vespasian right/tyche standing left holding ears of corn and cornucopia, year 27 = 87/88. hen-619, ajc-38, tjc-166. f/vf$250

*72 ---æ26. head of domitian/tyche stg left. struck year 35, 95/96 ad. h-631, ajc-53. vf. scarce, 1st we've offered in 6 years! ex goldberg sale 10/01. $375+

73 ---Æ15. Bust of Domitian right/Inscription and date (95/96 AD) within wreath. H-634, AJC-56, TJC-182. Struck at Caesarea Panias. VG/F. $75

74 Coponius, Procurator under Augustus. 6-9 AD. Æ Prutah. Ear of barley/Palm Tree, year 36. H-635, TJC-311, AJC-1. F+/G-VG. $40

75 ---,---Another. Ear of barley/Palm Tree, year 36. H-635, TJC-311. Fine. $35

76 Marcus Ambiblius, Procurator under Augustus. 9-12 AD. Æ Prutah. Ear of barley/Palm Tree, year 39. H-636, TJC-313. Fine. $35

*77 ---,---,---another, but much nicer. ef. perfectly centered, about as nice as they come. $180+

78 Valerius Gratus. Procurator under Tiberius. 15-26 AD. Æ Prutah. και χαπ [και χαπ] in wreath/2 cornucopiae, year 3. Hen-641, AJC-10, TJC-320. Gd Fine. $60

79 ---,---Inscription in wreath/3 Lilies in bloom. H-642, TJC-321. Fine. Uncommon. $50

*80 ---,---,---another, a bit nicer. avf. $75

*81 ---,---vine leaf and small bunch of grapes/narrow necked amphora with scroll handles, flanked by date, year 4. h-643, ajc-16, tjc-326. f-vf, touch off-center. $100?

*82 --- τιβ καπ χαι [τιβ καπ χαι]in wreath/palm branch, le = year 5. h-646, ajc-18, tjc-328. gd fine or better$75

*83 ---,---similar, but year 11. hen-647, ajc-19, tjc-329. avf. $75

*84 pontius pilate, procurator under tiberius 16-26 ad. æ prutah. 3 ears of barley/ladle, year 16 = 29 ad. tjc-331, h-648, ajc-v21. nice fine. $100

*85 ---,---lituus inside greek inscription τιβεριου καιχαποχ/hz [τιβεριου καιχαποχ/hz] in wreath = year 17. the hz is a crude rendition of liz. h-649v, tjc-333d, ajc-23d, fontanille-2cf. f-vf and well centered. $100+

*86 ---,---,---smilar, but another variety of the date. h-649v, ajc-23ff, fontanille-2cg. nice fine. $100+

87 Antonius Felix, Procurator under Claudius. 52-59 AD. Æ Prutah. Two crossed palm branches, year 14/Four line legend, naming Julia Agrippina, wife of Claudius. TJC-342, H-651, AJC-32. Fine$50+

*88 ---,---similar but a barbaric example. h-651a. vf+. ex palladium #12, 195. $100+

89 ,---,.---Crossed spears & shields/Palm Tree, BPIT. H-652, AJC-29, TJC-340. F-VF. A nice example of a coin naming Britannicus, younger son of Claudius. $65+

*90 ---,---,---another barbaric coin. 2 oblong crossed shields, with 2 uncrossed spears behind the shields (they also should be crossed)/palm tree with 2 bunches of dates, but circles instead of the dates. h-652aff. vf, rare as such. ex amphora,$150?

*91 first revolt, 66-70, year two. æ prutah. amphora, "year 2"/vine leaf, "for the freedom of zion". h-661, tjc-196, ajc-11. vf$100

*92 ---year 3. ar shekel (14.26). omar cup, "shekel of israel"/stem with 3 pomegranates, "jerusalem the holy." h-662, tjc-202, ajc-18. ef-fdc, light golden toning. six years ago a friend who was mainly a collector of choice paper money expressed interest in buying a few very high quality ancient jewish coins. we looked at close to 100 1st revolt shekels before finding this beauty. it's the nicest 1st revolt shekel we've handled. should be worth a very strong bid. $3000+

*93 ---year 3. æ prutah. amphora with lid, "year three"/vine leaf, "freedom of zion". h-664, tjc-204, ajc-20. brown patina, nice vf. purchased from vic england in june of 1981. $100+

*94 ---,---another, even nicer. nice gd very fine. ex wmr, ex herb kreindler$175+

*95 ---year 4. æ 1/8 shekel. chalice/lulav flanked by etrog. hen-670, ajc-30, tjc-214. f/vf$150

*96 ---,---a similar piece, nicer. tjc-214a, hen-670, ajc-30a. vf, but small clip. $120

97 Judaea Capta, Titus. 79-81, Æ20.5. Head of Titus/Nike stg. right with foot on helmet writing on shield hanging from palm tree. H-743, AJC-2, TJC-32. VG-F$50

*98 ---æ25. bust of titus right/judaea sits mourning l. of trophy, shield to right. h-745, ajc-5. fine, well centered. $100

*99 ---,---similar, but scarce variety. h-745, ajc-5a, tjc-384a. af/f. a scarce variety of a scarce type. meshorer notes the different distribution of the reverse legend and the different shape of the last letter but neglects to mention that the letters are larger as well. $100

100 ---Domitian. 81-96. Æ29. Struck at Caesarea. Head of Domitian right/Palm Tree. H-746, AJC-9, TJC-394. G-VG. Scarce issue. $75

101 ---,---Another, nicer. Æ26.5. H-746, AJC-9, TJC-394. VG and well centered. $150

*102 ---,---as above but with the addition of a countermark of a head (appears to be nerva) on the head of domitian.. h-746, ajc-9, tjc-394. coin is vg and well centered, while the countermark is fine. scarce, can't recall seeing this before. $175+

*103 ---,---æ24. laureate head of domitian right/nike in flowing gown advancing left. hen-747, ajc-10. choice vf, nice green patina. judaea capta coins struck in palestine are seldom found this nice. ex wmr 29f, #138$350+

*104 ---,---æ25. laur. head left/minerva advancing left, holding trophy, spear and shield. hen-749, ajc-7. fine. $100+?

*105 ---,---,---another, but nicer. h-749, ajc-7, tjc-392. f-vf. $75

*106 ---,---,---a third, much nicer. vf, pretty dark greenish patina. ex 30c, #131. $200

*107 ---,---æ19. struck at caesarea. head of domitian right/nike in flowing gown advancing left. h-750, ajc-8, tjc-393. fine. $75

*108 ---,---æ19 of caesarea. bust of emperor right/nike in flowing gown advancing left, holding wreath in right hand and trophy in left. an unlisted obverse legend variant reading "caes. avg" instead of caesar. h-750v, tjc-393v. vf$200?

*109 ---,---æ20. laur head right/trophy. nice green-brown patina. hen-751, ajc-5. vf/f, scarce. $200+

*110 10th legion countermark. time of vespasian, c. 76/77 ad. æ15. bust of turreted tyche right/war galley. lx counterstamp in rectangle in front of bust. h-803. coin vg, countermark vf$150+

111 ---,---c. 76/77 AD. Æ14. Head of Tyche with turreted crown right/War Galley. XF countermark in front of face. H-804, Howgego-735ii (countermark). Coin Fair, countermark VG. This coin was found with a metal detector by Evan Lay, a mutual friend of both George and myself, in a newly plowed Kibbutz field in Caesarea in July of 1985. Certainly a nice pedigree. $40?

*112 ---,---æ26. host coin is an æ as of antioch with bust of vespasian left on obverse and large sc on reverse. the countermark is a boar in a rectangle on the neck of vespasian. coin and c/m vg or so. $100?

*113 ---domitian. c. 90 ad. æ 24 mm lxf countermark on neck of domitian. on a coin of sebaste. host coin head of domitian right/city-goddess standing left, holding stone and spear, right foot on prow. as h-806. cm vf, coin vf. a most remarkable coin as it is usually found in fair or poor condition after the countermark has been added. this coin is in a great state of preservation. ex amphora. $450+?

*114 bar kochba revolt. 132-135, year 1. æ middle bronze. (12.15). palm tree with two bunches of dates, "shimon, prince of israel"/vine leaf,"year one of the redemption of israel". h-678, mild-34, ajc-5b. vf/gf. ex wmr$500+

*115 ---,---,---similar, different dies. tjc-222cv, h-678, mil-35v. nicely centered f/vf, some weakness below vine leaf, nice patina. ex 33e #77 at $400$400

*116 ---,---year 1. æ middle bronze. (7.73). palm branch in wreath, "shimon prince of israel"/lyre of 6 strings, "year one of the redemption of israel." hen-680, mild-23. vf, a bit off-center. this is the only die of 6 strings that mildenberg lists and is the lightest of any that he cites weights for. portions of the undertype are visible on the lyre. ex amphora. $500+

*117 ---,---,---similar. (13.96). with lyre of 4 strings. hen-680, mild-24. vf+ and rare. well centered with full legends. ex amphora. $700+

*118 ---,---year 1. small bronze (5.17). bunch of grapes/palm tree. mild-147, hen-681a. vf. ex wmr. $300+

*119 ---,---year two middle bronze (11.87). 7 branched palm tree, "shimon"/vine leaf, "year two of the freedom of israel". h-708, mild-48, tjc-260. good vf, dark patina. ex cng. . $300+

*120 ---,---,---similar, different dies. h-708, mild-73. vf-ef, pretty green-brown patina. ex. wmr.. $300+

*121 ---,---,---similar different dies. mild-80 tpc-259b, h-708. nice brown ef, with some green deposits in field. a choice piece purchased from brian kritt in november of 1994. $350+

*122 ---,---similar. barbaric medium bronze. vine leaf, year two of the freedom of israel/palm tree, shimon. hen-708 sim., mild-174. vg/f, green patina. another unusual barbaric piece, with a clumsy looking tree. ex wmr, ex-superior 12/95 herbst collection. $125

*123 ---,---undated, attributed to year three. ar tetradrachm or sela. (14.66). facade of temple with ark and scrolls, wavy line above, "shimon" on two sides/lulav with etrog at left, "for the freedom of jerusalem." h-713, mild-95. very nice vf+, well centered with full legends on both sides. struck over a tetradrachm of antioch. the wavy line type tetradrachm of year 3 is much rarer than the type with the star above the temple. this is only the 3rd we've offered in the past 10 years. $2750+?

*124 ---,---year 3. middle bronze (4.59). palm branch in wreath, "for the freedom of jerusalem"/lyre with 3 strings, "shimon". h-735, mild-33. fine, a bit rough. $150+

*125 ---,---year three. medium bronze (10.35). vine leaf, "for the freedom of jerusalem"/palm tree, "shimon". mild-125, h-736, tjc-292a. choice vf+, some filing marks from previous coin visible. ex wmr. $300+

*126 ---,---,---similar different dies. mild-139, h-736, ajc-74a. nice ef, green-brown patina. purchased from vic england in sept. of 1983 as superb. it certainly is. $400+

*127 ---,---similar, but barbaric medium bronze (7.04). vine leaf, "for the freedom of jerusalem"/palm tree, "shimon". mild-139, h-736, ajc-74a. very thin and light. h-736v, mild-214, ajc-75. crude fine. $150

*128 ---,---year 3. æ small bronze. (4.05). palm tree, jerusalem/bunch of grapes. hen-738, mild-157. avf. while hendin prices both this type and the similar type with inscription shimon at the same price it is our experience that this type appears far less frequently. this is ex lot 202 from our sale 28c and only the 2nd mild-157 we can recall offering in the past 10+ years. $200+

*129 ---,---,---small bronze (5.46). bunch of grapes, "for the freedom of jerusalem"/palm tree, "shimon", in five letters three to right, 2 to left. mild-158, h-739v, tjc-302. vf, a bit off-center, brown patina. ex vic england. $175

*130 ---,---,---similar, different dies. (5.95). palm tree/bunch of grapes. h-739, mild-159, ajc-81a. choice vf+. a very nice coin. ex wmr$250

*131 ---,---,---a third from different dies. (5.36). palm tree/bunch of grapes. h-739, mild-160. choice vf-ef, pretty desert patina. $200


*132 abila, faustina jr. æ14. bust right/bunch of grapes on stalk. ros-5b, spijk-6. choice vf+. scarce little type missing from most collections. ex cng$200

*133 ---lucius verus. 161-169. æ26. laur bust right, countermark of hercules bearded facing to right below chin/nude hercules std left on rock, holding club. hen-808, spijk-11. c/m howgego-16. both host coin and countermark nice vf. $200

*134 aelia capitolina, antoninus pius. 138-161. æ 21. bareheaded bust of emperor right/bust of sarapis right. the obverse inscription is retrograde and seldom seen as such. mesh-13a, ros-12v. nice vf and rare. ex wmr. $300+?

*135 ---,---æ20. his bust right/bust of marcus aurelius right. commemorates elevation of aurelius as caesar. mesh-37, ros-25. vf. the distribution of the obverse legend is slightly different than the published examples above. ex wmr 29f #146$175

*136 ---marcus aurelius & lucius verus. æ25. confronted busts/turreted tyche seated left on throne, holding cornucopiae & wreath. mesh-55, ros-34. fine. ex wmr, dr. saul sugar collection #137, from amphora. $75+

*137 ---commodus. 177-192. æ25. bust of commodus right/bust of sarapis right. mesh-70, ros-44v. vf, bit o.c. ex wmr, ex paul rynearson. $200+

*138 ---elagabalus. 218-222. æ23. his bust right/cola ccpf above facing quadriga which contains the sacred stone of emissa. ros-77, mesh-133b (this coin). ex cng (then cna) auction 1, #93. we purchased this coin from that auction and sold it to george a few months later. since meshorer's book was not published until 1989 no mention of this being the plate coin was noted in the cna catalog. however there is no doubt that this is that coin, although meshorer the weight is mis-stated by about 1 gram. avf. $300+

*139 ---,---æ25. rad bust right/tyche stg left, holding bust.mesh- r-, k121, bmc-, ans-gd fine, rare, missing in most collections. ex wmr, dr. sugar collection (#142). dr. sugar purchased this coin from superior in september of 1980. $200+

140 Akko-Ptolemais, 2nd Century BC. Æ15. Heads of Dioscuri right, with star above each/Cornucopia, legend to either side. Ros-29. F-VF. $40

141 ---Claudius. 40-54. Æ13. Bust of Zeus right/Club between legends and wreath. Struck 49/50. Ros-45, Kad-91. F/VF. $60

*142 ---trajan. 98-117. æ25. bust right/tyche seated on rock, holding in right hand ears of corn, river-god below. countermark of thunderbolt on neck of trajan. kadman-98, host coin is ros-47. coin fair, countermark nice strong vf. the only other example of this coin with the countermark that i can recall seeing is the kadman example. this piece has a much stronger countermark than that. rare. $150+

*143 ---hadrian. 117-138. æ22.5. head of emperor right/founder plowing to right with ox and cow, 4 standards behind. ros-48, kad-101, hen-819. gd fine. $100+

*144 ---caracalla. 198-217. æ23. bust r/tyche stg left, holding rudder & cornucopia being crowned by nike on column. ros-56, k136, bmc-. vf, nice green patina. ex wmr dr. s. sugar sale #165. ex superior 1981. $200+?

*145 ---,---ar tetradrachm (13.55). laur bust right/eagle standing with head left, between legs a figure holding harpa, flanked by 2 horned animals. bell-252 (as orthosia), ros-61v, h-820v. choice vf+. this type is much scarcer than the similar type with the eagle's head right. ex-wmr 30f, #99 at $225. $300+

*146 ---,---,---(11.62). laur bust right/eagle standing with head right, between legs caps of dioscuri. bell-260 (as tripolis), prieur-1227a. vf. both prieur and henri seyrig (see rn 1962, p. 25) have reattributed the coins with the caps of discouri to akko. ex brian kritt. $300+

*147 ---elagabalus. 218-222. æ27. rad head right/tyche stg left, in center of hexastyle temple being crowned by nike on column, ΗΞ [ΗΞ]c=268=219/220 ad. ros-68, k-, bmc-. vg, scarce.. ex dr. sugar sale lot #168. dr. sugar purchased this coin from superior in march of 1981 for $350!$150+

*148 ---philip jr. 247-249. æ27. bareheaded bust right/portable shrine with diety. ros-, kad-221. vf, a few weak areas, striations on obverse. scarce. ex wmr$225

*149 anthedon, severus alexander. 222-235. æ23. laur bust right/tyche seated left on chair, holding 1/2 round sail of galley in right hand, short scepter in left. ros-8, bmc-2. nearly vf, with green and brown patina. a rare coin from a rare city. ex 34e #123. $350

150 Ascalon, King Tryphon. c. 141-138 BC. Æ18. His head right/Spiked Macedonian helmet with cheek pieces and adorned with ibex horn to left. Legend as ASK (for Ascalon) to left. Ros-17, SNG Israel-1825. VF$40?

*151 ---caligula. 37-41. æ23. bust left/city godddess standing on galley holding aphlaston, altar to left, dove to right, ΒΜΠ [ΒΜΠ] = 142 = 38/39 ad. ros-90. fine, decent portrait and reverse detail, a bit off-center. scarce coin missing in most collections. $50

*152 ---claudius. 41-54. æ23. his bust left/astarte stg. left. year 156 = 52/53 ad. ros-98, rpc-4887. vf, tight flan, reverse a bit o.c. nice portrait or as george calls it on his holder, "nifty portrait of emperor claudius". ex wmr 27c, #106. $100

*153 ---vespasian. 69-79. æ 22. bust right/city goddess standing left on galley, dated ΒΠΡ [ΒΠΡ] = 182 78/79 ad. ros-109. nice vf. an attractive and detailed coin. $100+?

154 ---Domitian. 81-96. Æ19. Bust right/Phanebal standing date, 198 = 94/95 AD. H-280 (old), Ros-119. F/VF. $50?

155 ---Trajan. 98-117. Æ26. Bust right/Turreted city-goddess standing left, date year 215 or 111/112 AD. Ros-137. Fine. $50?

156 ---Time of Hadrian.117/118 AD. Æ14, Bust of Tyche right/War Galley right, AKC for year 221 above. Ros-68, Hen (old)-279. F/VF, rev. nice, but a bit o-c. $50?

*157 ---antoninus pius. 138-161. æ20. his bust right/turreted tyche standing left, holding standard and cornucopia, dove in field at 5:00 o'clock. dated 255 (151/152 ad). bmc-211, not in ros. nice vf and scarce. ex wmr. $100+

158 Bostra. Faustina Sr. Wife of Antononus Pius. Æ19.5. Bust of Faustina right/ Veiled head of Tyche right, "BOCTRA" below. SNG ANS-1177, Kindler-7. Missing in BMC, Ros, Spike, Meshorer, Lindgren and other references and most public collections. Kindler lists only the ANS piece as well as a specimen in the Kadman Museum (presumably the one he illustrates). aVF/VF and very rare. Ex WMR. $150+?

*159 ---,---(struck after her death). æ14-16. her veiled draped bust right/3 ears of barley inside of laurel wreath, nt to left ob to right. r11, sp-15(2), bmc-2 (as nicopolis emmaus), kind-11. f-vf/vf. irregular flan. until the mid 20th century most scholars, including gf hill who did the bmc palestine catalog, through the mid 20th century attributed this coin to nicopolis emmaus as did d. hendin in his first volume #261. recent publications by spikjerman, meshorer & kindler now attribute this to bostra. this is ex lot 190 from our dr. sugar sale of 1995. dr. sugar purchased 2 of these coins within about 7 months of each other. this one, attributed to bostra, he paid less than $100, the other (a half grade nicer at most) attributed to nicopolis, emmanus he paid $700). $100

*160 ---quasi-autonomous. year 75(?), 180-181 ad. æ 1/2 quadrans (12mm). bust of tyche right (o)e/camel right, "bostra" above. choice vf, obverse a bit off-center. the date seems to us to look much more like a greek e than a greek z and if so this is an unlisted date. kindler-19, ros-22 and spike-3 are all similar but with the date reading oz. however none of those photos are clear enough for us to distinguish. in either case this is a very nice coin and should be highly sought after whether unpublished or not. $200+?

*161 ---severus alexander 222-235. æ21. his bust right/bust of city goddess left, cornucopiae behind shoulder. ros-42, sp-50, bmc-22, ans-1218, kind-36, hen-833. f-vf. cast as made. (see kindler). ex sugar sale # 193$75?

*162 ---julia mamaea, mother of severus alexander who was murdered with her son in march of 235. æ22. her bust right/bust of tyche right, cornucopia behind shoulder. ros-46, sp-37, kind-40. nice vf and as above cast as made. $75?

*163 ---philip jr. 247-249. æ28.5. radiate bust of philip ii/agonistic wreath, tied below, with ornament at top and bottom. kind-46, ros-52, spike-60. nice vf, a very attractive and scarce (especially this nice) large bronze coin. ex wmr, triton i. $600+

*164 caesarea, nero. 54-68. æ23. bust of nero right/tyche standing with spear in left hand and bust in right hand, year 14 = 67/68 ad. ros-2, kad-1/3, hen-834. f/vf. ex wmr. $100

*165 ---trajan. 98-117. æ20. bust right/nike in gown adv. left. ex dan friedenberg collection.. ros-21. vf. $150+

*166 ---hadrian. 117-138. æ30. bust right/the emperor, as founder, plowing right. h-836, ros-24. decent fine. $120

*167 ---,---,---another, as above. decent fine. $120

*168 ---,---,---a third, but far the nicest. vf, well struck and centered. ex wmr, ex waddell. $350+

*169 ---trajan decius. 248-251. æ27. laur bust right/nike giving wreath to emperor. ros-125, bmc-155. f/vf. scarce type, seldom offered. ex wmr, ex h. kreindler. $100+

*170 ---,---æ26. laur bust right/an altar with horns, behind it a palm tree on left & a fig tree on right. r129, bmc-158, h-245. af/f, green patina. ex sugar sale, lot 211. $150

*171 ---herennius etruscus. 251 ad. æ26. bust right/decius, etruscus and etruscilla standing and clasping hands. kadman-179. unlisted in other major references and missing in major collections. vg and very rare. $250+

*172 ---volusian. 251-253. æ24. laureate bust right/naked dionysos, holding thyrsos, reclining to left on back of lion walking to right. ros-185, bmc-215. gd fine, pretty brown patina. $75+

*173 canatha, commodus. 177-192. æ24. laureate bust right/draped dionysos stg l., holding thyrsos with left hand and pouring wine from kantharos to panther at his feet. dated year 253, 189/190 ad. ros-5, sp-7, hen-842. f-vf. rare, 1st i can recall offering. $250

*174 capitolias, commodus. 177-192. æ21-25. laur. bust right/turreted tyche, standing left, wearing chiton and peplos, resting right hand on spear, with left hand holding cornucopia, date (year 93 = 190/191 in ex.). ros-1-, sp-14. vg-f. all coins from this city are rare. i believe this is the first time we've offered this. $200?

*175 charachmoba, elagabalus. 218-222. bust right/turreted tyche stg facing head left, with rudder & cornucopiae. ros-1, spike-1. vg/f-vf. extremely rare, this is one of the most difficult cities to find. ex-superior 12/95 auction, ex wmr 28c #224 at $950!$900+

*176 diospolis-lydda (lod), caracalla. 198-217. æ22. bust right/bust of tyche left. ros-7. vg-f, and rare as are all coins from this city. ex sugar sale, #228$200+

*177 ---,---æ26. bust of caracalla right/bust of turreted tyche left, date, year 10, (209/210) in field. ros-10, h-847. avf. ex wmr, ex triton i. all coins from this city are rare. this is particularly nice. $650+

*178 dium, caracalla. 198-217. æ28. his bust right/6 columned temple with eagle and flame-altar. dated year 268 = 204/205 ad. as ros-1, sp-1, but letter "p" missing after cv in upper right. vf, high grade for coin from this city. ex amphora. $250

*179 ---geta. 209-212. æ22. bareheaded bust right/cult figure of hadas facing, holding scepter, surrounded by eagle & nike, hic = 268 = 204/5. ros-5, sp-6, bmc-1, ans-1281, h-848. fine+. ex wmr-25a #229 (dr. saul sugar collection). $175

*180 ---,---æ23. bust right/war god facing holding scepter with eagle atop and nike, recumbent bulls at either side below. year 270 = 206/207 ad. sp-7, ros-6. as hen-848, but different date. vf, dark green patina. $125+

*181 dora, time of nero. æ23. laureate, bearded bust of doros right/turreted astarte, wearing long chiton, resting on a standard, holding cornucopia. dated year 128 = 64/65 ad. ros-16, as h-849, but diff. date. nice vf. $125+

*182 ---trajan. 98-117. æ22-26. his laur bust right, star in front/bust of tyche r, poe = 175 = 11/112 ad, all in oak-wreath. ros-25, bmc-33. avf. no letters before reverse bust. $125+

*183 ---,---æ19. bust right/astarte stg, poe = yr. 175. ros-25, bmc-24. nice vf. ex dan friedenberg collection, ex goldberg auction. $150

*184 ---hadrian. 117-138. æ23.5. his laur bust right/bust of doras right, dated year 180 116/117 ad. ros-30,, bmc-37. vf. ex amphora. $150

*185 eleutheropolis, septimius severus. 193-211. æ27. ros-7, hen-851 (diff date). bust right/tyche stg l. in temple, year 8, 206/207 ad. vg, very rare. ex sugar collection. $125

*186 ---julia domna, wife of severus. æ21. bust right/nike walking left, holding palm branch. ros-10. vf. ex wmr 29c #167. $225

*187 ---caracalla. 198-217. æ23. bust right/zeus heliopolis standing facing, bulls at feet, year 8 (206/207 ad). ros-14, sng ans-892, bmc-3. gd very fine. we've had this coin a few other times previously but nowhere as nice as this. ex-wmr, ex-herb kreindler. $550+

*188 esbus, elagablaus. 218-222. æ22. laur bust right/tyche seated in tetra-style temple. ros-3, sp-3. vf, obv. a bit off-center. very high grade of this coin. we've had this coin previously but never better than vg. ex amphora. $200+

*189 gaba, domitian. 81-96. æ19. laur bust right/ mên, wearing tunic, standing, holding scepter, crescent behind head. 136 = 75/76 ad (struck under vespasian. r4, bmc-1. vg-f. ex sugar sale #245$125

*190 ---hadrian. æ23. laur bust right/nike walking left, holding wreath & trophy, zop = 177 = 116/117. ros-9, ans-900.nice fine. ex sugar sale #247. $125

191 Gadara, Claudius. 41-54. Æ18. Bust of Claudius right/Veiled bust of Tyche right, year 114, 50/51 AD. Ros-25, Sp-19. VG-F$40

192 ---Vespasian. 69-79. Æ20. Laur bust right, c/m bust right on neck/Tyche standing left, with cornucopiae & wreath, LE AP=135=71/72 AD. R32, SP-26.1a, BMC-, ANS-1301. VG. Ex Sugar Sale, Lot #252. $50

*193 ---titus. 79-81. æ16. laur bust right/bust of tyche right. year 135 = 71/72 ad. ros-33, sp-27. f-vf, although date a bit weak. $75

194 ---,--- Æ17. Laur bust right/Bust of Tyche right. Year 137= 73/74 AD. Ros-35, Sp-30. aVF. $75+

*195 ---marcus aurelius. 161-180. æ23. bust right/bust of hercules right, year 224 (160/161 ad). sp-38, ros-43. fine$75

*196 ---lucius verus. 161-169. æ24. laur bust right/head of hercules right. year 224 = 160/161 ad. ros-54. nice vf. very scarce in this grade. ex wmr. $200

*197 ---commodus. 177-192. æ21. bust right/tyche standing holding cornucopia foot on prow. sp-65, ros-66. vf$100

*198 ---caracalla. 198-217. æ26. bust right/within tetrastyle temple, zeus seated left on throne holding scepter, year 278. (214/215 ad). sp-73, ros-74. vf. wmr 30f #160 at $225$225

*199 ---macrinus 217-218. ar tetradrachm. (13.88) bust right/eagle standing left on thunderbolt, 3 graces between legs. ros-78, h-858, bell-328. nice vf, darkly toned. ex-amphora. $250+

*200 ---elagabalus. 218-222. æ32. radiate bust right/war galley to left, 9 oarsmen and seated figure on right. dated 281 = 217/218ad. ros-79, sp-85. f/vf. $200

*201 gaza (?), antiochus iv. æ19. rad bust of antiochus right/nike standing left in biga, gaza monogram between horse's legs. ros-18. f-vf. the attribution to gaza is uncertain. rosenberger (and g. fisher) attribute it to gaza, while sng-israel (1141) leans toward akko-ptolemais. this from the dr. saul sugar collection and dr. sugar bought it from superior who had attributed it to ascalon. $50?

202 ---Hadrian. 117-138. Æ16. Laur. bust right/Hercules standing head left with club, holding lion's skin, date. Ros-55, BMC-51, Hen-864. VG/VF. $50

*203 ---,---æ32. his laur. bust right/distyle temple with corinthian columns and pediment, artemis on left, stg. right, with bow drawing arrow from quiver, nude marnas stands facing her holding staff. on left ΓΑZΑ [ΓΑzΑ], on right ΜΑΠΝΑc [ΜΑΠΝΑc], in exergue date and gaza mm. years, 5 after hadrian's visit to city & 194 (133/134 ad). bmc-17, sim to ros-66 & hen-866 but different date. vg/f, pretty patina. ex wmr$125

*204 gerasa, hadrian. 117-138. æ19. bust of hadrian right/bust of artemis-tyche right, quiver at shoulder, bow in front. ros-9, bmc-6, spike-6. nice vf. the last time we had this coin was 11 years ago! scarce. ex brian kritt. $150?

*205 ---lucius verus. 161-169. æ29.his bearded laureate bust left/artemis as tyche, running right, wearing short chiton; drawing arrow from quiver with right hand for bow in left. ros-19, sp-15. fine and very rare. ex amphora. $250+?

206 ---Commodus. 177-192. Æ18. Bust right/Tyche seated left on rock, holding ears of barley, half-figure of river-god below. Ros-27, Spike-22. VF, bit rough. Scarce. $75

*207 hippos-sussita, autonomous. c. 37 bc, year 26. æ19. turreted bust of tyche right/galloping horse right, legend and date. mesh-ccei-197. vf and very rare. this is probably the first coin issued by this city and none other was issued for another 100 years. the meshorer reference is the only one we found, apart from a note in rpc which also refers us to meshorer. ex wmr. $150+?

*208 ---antoninus pius. 138-161. æ23. laur bust right/tyche and horse standing left. ros-8, sp-7, h-872. fine, scarce. rosenberger lists this as the only coin of antoninus pius from this city, spike-lists only one other. ex wmr$100

*209 ---marcus aurelius. 161-180. æ23.5. bust right/tyche standing left, holding horse by bridle. ros-9, sp-9, ans-1136. vf, somewhat rough. ex sugar sale. $100+

*210 ---lucius verus. 161-169. æ23. similar to above, but different reverse legend & date in ex, ΘΚc [ΘΚc] = 229 =1 65/166. ros-12, sp-18. choice vf+, nice green patina, a superb example of this coin. an exquisite coin, ex dr. sugar sale (at $375), this was originally purchased from mel wacks back in 1979 for $650!$450+?

211 ---Caracalla. 198-217. Æ25. Bust right/Pegasus standing left, looking back. Ros-22. G-VG, rare type. $40?

*212 joppa, ptolemy iii. 247-221 bc. æ16. bearded diademed head of zeus-ammon wearing horn facing right/eagle, facing left, standing on thunderbolt, harpa shell to left. as ros-4,sg cop (viii)-465. vf+ and rare. seldom offered. $100?

*213 marisa. gabinus. 1st century bce. æ20. male head of gabinus right/palm branch, year 3. hen-874a, qedar-inj 13, c2, pl 10 #81. vf. all coins from this city are very rare. choice vf. ex i & l goldberg 10/99. $600+?

*214 medaba, septimius severus. 193-211. æ26. bust right/helios stg in facing quadriga. ros-2, spike-2, hen-875. f-vf, green brown patina. a nice example of this scarce coin. ex-superior 12/95 auction. ex wmr 28c, #234 @$511. $550

*215 ---elagabalus. 218-222. æ19. bust r/tyche stg l. r-10, bmc-3. vf. ex superior 12/96 #1515. $225

*216 neapolis, domitian. 81-96. æ26. bust right/4 line legend. year 11=82/83 ad. ros-1, bmc-2, ans-961, hen-877. f-vf$150

*217 ---faustina jr., wife of marcus aurelius. æ27. bust right/tyche standing, looking left, right hand resting on rudder, left hand holding cornucopiae, ph = 88 = 159/160. ros-20, bmc-56, hen-880. aef. ex superior 12/96 #1516$300

*218 ---,---similar to above, but countermark of head (commodus?) on neck of faustina jr., wife of marcus aurelius. æ26. bust right/tyche standing, looking left, right hand resting on rudder, left hand holding cornucopia, year 89. bmc-58, sng-ans-976 (both w/o countermark). countermark howgego-140. coin vg, c/m fine. rare, perhaps unpublished. $100+?

*219 ---lucius verus. 151-169. æ23.5. laureate bearded bust right/cultus-statue of zeus-helipolites with whip and grain ears, flanked by 2 bulls, legend around, date in field. year 90 = 161/162 ad. ros-22, bmc-74. f-vf, small indentation in upper right reverse field. rosenberger lists only this type for lucius verus coins from neapolis, bmc only 2 types.. ex-wmr$75

*220 ---elagabalus. æ23. bust right, countermark "a" on neck/mt. gerizim, consisting of two rocky masses, left one with temple approached by steep stairs, right with altar on summit. ros-39, bmc-99. vf and rare this nice. ex brian kritt. $300+?

*221 ---philip ii. æ30. laureate bust right/mt. gerizim, supported by eagle, standing with wings spread, head turned to right. ros-101, bmc-140v (diff. rev. legend). gvf, darkish patina. a spectacular coin. ex wmr, ex-triton i, #720. $700+

*222 ---volusian. 251-253. æ24. radiate bust right/table supported by eagle with wings spread and head left, mt. gerizim above, legend on tablet. bmc-164, ros-127. nice vf and rare. volusian was the last issuer of coins from neapolis. ex wmr$375

*223 nysa-scythopolis. commodus 177-192. æ25. laureate bearded bust right/ dionysos, stg left, wearing chiton, resting on thrysos, pouring wine from oinochoe, panther seated, head turned up, at feet left, year 246 = 182/183 ad. ros-23, sng ans-1048. choice vf+, very nice coin and rare as such. ex brian kritt. $375

224 ---Elagabalus. 218-222. Bust right/legend in 4 lines, year 284 = 220/221. Ros-46. Gd, but scarce. $50?

*225 ---gordian iii. 238-244. æ25. bust right/young dionysus, nude but for chlamys flying behind him, advancing right, right hand holding thyrsos placing left hand on small hermlike figure, at left, panther looking upwards. dated year 304 = 240/241 ad.ros-59, bmc-13. vg. ex wmr. $75

*226 pella, lucilla wife of lucius verus. æ23-25 (oval shaped). bust right/tyche std right on rocks, holding grain ears in both hands, river god swimming below, year 240 (176/177). spike-5, sng ans 1354. af/f, but decent. ex wmr 34e #161. $100+

*227 ---commodus. 177-192. æ25. laureate head right/tyche seated right on rocks, holding grain ears in both hands, river god swimming below, year 246 (182/183). ros-8, spike-7. vf, a few areas of flatness. great portrait. ex 34e #162$225


*228 petra, hadrian. 117-138. æ26. bust right, gorgoneion on breast, almost full legend/tyche std left on rock. sp-2, hen-895v, ros-2. nice f, devices clear. $100

*229 ---,---æ16. laureate bust right/city name, in 3 lines, inside laurel wreath. ros-9, sp-16. nice vf. ex-superior 9/94 sale. $150

*230 ---elagabalus. 218-222. æ22. bust of emperor right/founder plowing right. sp-56, ros-35. vf. $100

*231 ---geta. 209-212. æ26. bust right, with two countermarks a male bust right and an "e"/tyche seated left in temple. sp-53. decent fine. ex wmr 33c, #122$100

*232 philadelphia, hadrian. 117-138. æ23. bust of hadrian right/bust of turreted tyche right. ros-14, sp-16. f-vf/vf, reverse just a tad off-center. a very nice coin and scarce as such. $250+

*233 ---marcus aurelius. 161-180. æ21. his laureate bearded bust right/bust of hercules with lion's skin knotted around neck r. r-26, sp-20. gd fine and rare. i can't recall having this coin since i sold this to george fisher in april of 1992. $100+

*234 philippopolis, otacila severa, wife of philip i. æ28. draped bust right/ helmeted roma seated facing left, wearing chiton and mantle, eagle in right hand supporting 2 small figures, left hand on spear, shield leaning on chair. ros-3, sp-5, h-899. af/f. very rare, 1st i can recall offering. amphora 55, #153 (1995). $400+

*235 rabbathmoba, septeimius severus. 193-211. æ27. bust right/war-god ares, standing facing on a sqaure base with 4 pilasters and on a broad plinth. ros-4, sp-8. vf. the published examples of this coin are so poor (and this is comparatively so nice) we can only guess as to the absolute attribution. ex amphora. $300?

*236 ---elagabalus. 218-222. æ28. bust right/war-god ares standing on base, helmeted, cuirassed, booted, erect sword in right hand, shield and spear in left, flaming altars left and right. ros-22, sp-36. choice vf+. we just raved about the above coin and this one is so nice it puts the above to shame. ex amphora. $600+

237 Raphia, Severus Alexander. 222-235. Æ22. Bust right/ Zeus std left on throne, resting left hand on scepter & holding in right, Nike (who holds wreath), eagle at feet. Ros-20, BMC-7. VG. Ex- Dr. S. Sugar colleciton. $75

*238 ---philip i. 244-249. æ21. bust right/leto std l, her hand on child in front. ros-33. vf!, struck on small flan, but city name sharp & clear. ex wmr. $250+

*239 sebaste, domitian. 81-96. æ15. his laureate bust right/crested helmet with cheek piece, year 109 (84/85). ros-10, bmc-6. vf. in january of 1997 we sold a similar piece in this grade for $250$150+

*240 ---commodus. 177-192. æ23.5. bust right/demeter or kore standing right, with torch & corn, 215 = 190/191. ros-13, bmc-9. vg. ex sugar sale #316$125

*241 ---julia maesa, grandmother of elagabalus. æ22. draped bust right/the rape of persephone: hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying persephone, eros flying above horses right, overturned cysta mystica below horses. ros-30, bmc-16, hen-904. nice vf. ex cng march 1999, #1124. $200

*242 sepphoris-diocaesarea, trajan. 98-117. æ26. laur. bust right/2 line legend (of the people of sepphoris) in wreath. ros-3, bmc-1, h-906. f/vf. $150

*243 ---,---æ22. laur. bust right/palm tree, 2 bunches of dates, similar legend to above. ros-4, bmc-6, hen-907. f/vf. ex wmr, from superior sale of 12/94$150

*244 ---,---æ24. bust right/palm tree. hen-907, bmc-5, ros-4. f/vf. $120

*245 ---,---æ14. bust right/2 ears of barley, bound together by their stalks, legend to either side. ros-6, bmc-17, hen-909. gvf, ex wmr, ex-waddell. $250+

*246 tiberias, claudius. 41-54. æ18 (8.02). legend around palm branch, liΓ [Γ]=year 13 = 53/54 ad/legend in 2 lines. bmc-1v, ros-4v, kind-2v, sng-ans-1098v. f-vf, a bit o.c. very rare in this (3/4 )? denomination which i cannot find published all the published examples are either smaller or larger. similar to the coins of herod antipas, which were struck here as well. $400+

*247 ---trajan. 98-117. æ25. bust right/hygieia, wearing long chiton and peplos, seated on rock holding snake in right hand which feeds from vial in her left hand, hot spring below, year 81 = 99/100 ad. ros-6, bmc-10, hen-911. nice vf. ex hendin$150+

*248 ---,---æ20. bust right/palm branch between 2 interlocked cornucopiae, year 90 = 108/109 ad. ros-9, bmc-17, h-913. nice vf. ex wmr. $125

*249 ---,---æ15. bust right/anchor, year 91 = 109/110. ros-11, bmc-21. vf. $125+

*250 ---hadrian. 117-138. æ23.5. laur bust right/zeus seated left, nude in tetra-style temple, 101=119/120. ros-12, bmc-23, hendin-914. nice vf+. ex-wmr, ex-kreindler. $200+

ANCIENT GREEK COINS   (back to top)

*251 bruttium, rhegium. 35-270 bc. æ12. facing lion's head (lion's mask)/head of apollo right. sng cop-1943. ef, glossy green patina. very attractive small bronze coin. $100+

252 Sicily, Akragas. 405-392 BC. Æ23 (Hemilitron). Head of young Hercules counterstamped in circle on previously struck coin. As SG-1026, SNG Cop-89 but a smaller version. C/M Fine. $50+

*253 sicily, thermai (refugees from himera). 405-350 bc. ar obol (.68). head of hera right/naked hercules seated left on rock holding club. sg-821, weber-1365. toned vf, touch of porosity, natural flan flaw frames the portrait. $125?

*254 macedon kingdom, alexander the great. 336-323 (125-70). ar tetradrachm (16.13) of odessos. head of hercules w. features of mithradates/zeus enthroned left, legends below & to left. price-1193. gd vf, some obverse scratches. $300

*255 ---,---ar tetradrachm (16.71) of aspendos (probably). head of young hercules right clad in lion's skin/zeus seated left on throne holding scepter and eagle, ΑΣ [ΑΣ] above kb at left, countermark of anchor at right. year 22 of local era. price-2901 (w/o cmk), sg-5401ff. vf$250

For two other coins of Alexander the Great, please see lots 9 & 10

*256 thrace, thasos. 550-463 bc. ar stater (8.24). satyr and nymph/incuse square. sng cop-1010. vf. $350

*257 paphlagonia, sinope. 415-365 bc. ar drachm (4.96). head of sinope left in border of dots/sea-eagle left on dolphin, ein below, ΑΓ [ΑΓ] to upper right. bmc-11, sg-3962. ef$350

*258 ionia, miletos. 350-300 bc. ar hemidrachm (1.73). head of laureate apollo left/ lion walking left, head back, star above. sng cop-967ff. ch. toned vf$200

259 Caria, Aphrodisias, Imperial Times. c. 3rd Cent. AD. Æ26/ Youthful head of Demos right, with countermark of a radiate head looking right on neck/Aphrodite standing left, holding apple and resting on scepter. BMC-25, Lind-612 (this coin). VG. Lindgren does not mention the countermark but it certainly is apparent on the coin and in the plate. $50

*260 ---knidos. before 480 bc. ar drachm (6.20). forepart of lion right/archaic head of aphrodite right in incuse square. sng cop-200. f/vf$450

*261 ---kaunos. c. 490-470 bc. ar hemidrachm(2.99). winged female figure running to right, head looking left/griffin standing facing left, right foreleg raised, all in incuse square. sng va-8038, konuk, "early coinage of kaunos" 25/22 (o4, r2). near vf, slightly grainy. scarce. ex cng 9/99 sale, #454 at $275 + 10%. $300

*262 cilicia, tarsos, mazaeus. 361-334 bc. ar stater (10.31). baal of tarsos enthroned left, holding lotus-headed scepter, aramaic legend behind, letter, corn-ear and bunch of grapes in left field, letter between legs of chair/lion attacking bull above two lines of a turreted city wall, aramaic legend at top translating to "mazaios who is over beyond the river and cilicia". sg-5651, hen-450, bmc-48. nice vf, ragged flan. the turreted city walls may well refer to the rebuilt walls of jerusalem (see hendin), the phrase, "beyond the river" is the name of the province west and southwest of the euphrates and appears in the old testament. ex wmr, ex cng. $750+

*263 phoenicia, tyre. after 126 bc. ar shekel (14.01). head of melkarth right/eagle standing left, club and date (year 80, 47/46 bc) to left, monogram to right. h-917, sg-5919. bmc-168. nice vf+. ex h. berk 6/86. $450+

*264 ---,---ar shekel (14.24). head of melkarth right/eagle standing left, club and date (year 171, 45/46 ad) to left, kp, monogram to right. h-919, rpc-4671 f/vf, a fairly nice example of this late type thought to be struck in jerusalem$375

*265 nabatean kings, aretas iv. 9 bc- 40 ad. æ20. conjoined busts of aretas and shuqailat right/2 crossed cornucopiae, aramaic inscription in 3 lines, "aretas, shaqilath". sng ans-1438, mesh-114. f/gvf. very nice! ex wmr$50+

*266 sassanian kings, khruso ii. 591-628. ar drachm. bust of king wearing winged crown right/kings attendants by fire altar. khurso ii sacked jerusalem in 614 and captured the "true cross". ef. nice coin. ex wayne sayles. $50+

*267 indo-greek, apollodotos i. 180-160 bc. bilingual. series iv. ar square drachm (2.35). elephant standing right, ΑΝ [ΑΝ] monogram/humped bull standing right, a monogram. macw-1751. vf-ef. $150+

*268 ptolemaic egypt, ptolemy iii. 246-221 bc. æ34. head of zeus right/eagle standing left, altar (?) between legs, cornucopia to left. sg-7816. vf$200

*269 ---ptolemy iv, philophater. 221-204 bc. æ38. laureate head of zeus right/eagle standing on thunderbolt, "e" between legs. sng cop-224, bmc-37. nice vf. very attractive large bronze. $200+


(For others see lots 132-250)

*270 thrace, philippopolis, caracalla. 198-217. æ30. hd right/nude athlete advancing right. weber-2774ff. avf. for alexandrian pythian games in 214 held for caracalla. $275

*271 ionia, colophon, domitia, wife of domitian. c. 88-89 ad. æ18. her bust rigth/leto standing left, holding scepter. rpc-ii, 1053, milne-182. vg-f, but extremely rare. rpc cites only 1 other example, that in milne. $100+

272 Phrygia, Hierapolis. Augustus. 27 BC-14 AD. Æ19. Bare head of August right/ Tripod with laurel branch in bowl at top, legend to either side. RPC-2945, BMC-100. VF$50

*273 pamphylia, aspendos. gordian iii. 238-244. æ23. his bust right, uncertain countermark on neck/hephaestos standing looking to his right. hephaestos was the god of smiths and by extension of minters as well. unpublished? f-vf$75+?

*274 pamphilia, side. philip ii. 247-249. æ32.5, 5 assaria. his bust right, e to right (denomination)/athena facing artemis, altar and pomegrante between them. apparently unpublished. fine. $75+?


*275 p. cornelius sulla. c. 151 bc æ as. janus head, i above/prow, i to right and roma below. prow stem is decorated with a female head, thought to be venus. sr-721, cr-285/2, syd-387. fine, a bit irregular flan. scarce. $150?

*276 c. terentius lucanus. 147 bc. æ triens. helmeted head of minerva right, 4 pellets above/prow of galley right, 4 pellets before, roma below, wreath-bearing victory flying right above, c ter lvc above prow. sr-1002, c-217/4. vf. $100?

*277 a. postumius a.f. s.n. albinus. 81 bc. ar denarius serrate. bust of diana right, bow & quiver over shoulder, bucranium above/rock surmounted by togate figure standing left before altar, holding sprinkler over sacrifical bull. sr-296, postumia-7. toned vf+, obv. a bit o.c. this relates to the special sacrifice made at the temple of diana on the eve of the battle of lake regillus. the roman army was commanded by the moneyer's father. $200

*278 m. nonius sufenas 59 bc ar denarius (3.94). hd of saturn right, harpa, stone, sc behind/roma seated right being crowned by victory. sr-377, cr-421/1. ch. lightly toned vf+$300

279 Julius Caesar. c. 45 BC. Æ Dupondius (Æ28.5). Winged and draped bust of Victory, star behind/Minerva adv. left, holding trophy, spears and shield, snake at feet. SR-1417. Fine, light oxidation. $150

280 Octavian. c. 38 BC. "Divi Caesar". Æ Dupondius (?) or Sestertius?. Bare head of Octavian right/Laureate head of Julius Caesar right. SR-1569, Cr 535/1. VG$125

281 --- c. 38 BC. "Divi Julius". Æ Dupondius (?) or Sestertius?. Bare head of Octavian right/"Divos Jvlius" in wreath. SR-1570, Cr-553/2. aF/G-VG$200

282 Augustus. 27 BC-14 AD. Æ Dupondius, "Moneyer Series". Augustus Tribunic Potest in 3 lines within wreath/Large SC. Vagi-256, SR-1659ff. F+/F, but moneyer's name missing. Still decent$65

*283 ---æ as, "moneyer series". his bare head right/legend around large sc, cn piso cn f iii vir aaa ff. sr-1681, ric-382. f/vf, some weak spots. $120

*284 ---,---issued by tiberius in honor of divus augustus. radiate head of augustus left/ altar of ara providentiae augusti with double paneled door. sr-1789, ric-81. fine+, bit rough in spots. $120

*285 agrippa, died c. 12 bc. æ as issued by his grandson caligula. bust left/neptune standing left holding trident and dolphin, s-c to either side. sr-1812, ric-58. f/vf, light oxidation. $120

*286 tiberius 14-37 ad ar denarius. livia seated right in chair. the most likely candidate for the new testament biblical tribute penny. sr-1763, h-916. toned f-vf, a few minor marks in field. $200

*287 ---,---,---another, but nicer vf, couple of old scr's$250

288 ---Æ As. Bare head right/Legend ending XII around large SC. RIC-41 (R4). Rare type. RIC only lists one type with this reverse legend and the bare head right. VG-F, rough$60+

289 ---,---Bare head left/Legend around SC. SR-1770, RIC-44. Fine. $60+

*290 ---,---æ as. laureate head left/winged caduceus, legend around, s-c to either side. sr-1771, ric-59. fine, lightly pitted$120

*291 claudius. 41-54. æ as. bare head left/constantia standing left, holding scepter. sr-1858, ric-111. vf, lightly pitted$120

292 Nero. 54-68 Æ As. Laureate bust right/Victory advancing left, holding shield inscribed SPQR, S-C to either side. SR-1976, RIC-312. Fine, but rough$120

*293 vitellius. 69. ar denarius. bare head r./victory seated left holding patera & palm. ric-71 (s), bmc-4. as sr-2202 but diff. obverse legend. nice fine. $200?

*294 vespasian. 69-79. ar denarius. laureate head right/judaea sits right, to right of trophy mourning. judaea capta issue. hen-759, ric-15, rsc-226. gvf+, well centered and very attractive. ex cng 3/86. very nice classic judaea capta denarius. $400

*295 ---,---bust right/victory advancing right placing wreath on standard and holding palm. sr-2317, c-618, hen-771. a judaea capta type. f-vf. $90

*296 ---,---,---another, but nicer. vf. ex i & l goldberg 6/99. $175


*297 ---æ sestertius. bust right/mourning jew standing right to left of palm tree, mourning jewess sits to right, sc below, arms scattered about on ground. sr-2325, ric-424, hen-773. fine tooling. still decent, devices clear, "ivdaea" sharp on reverse. $375

*298 ---,---,---similar, but nicer. sr-2325v, ric-425v, hen-773v, bmc-535, brin-41. gvf, moderate porosity. well pedigreed coin. ex pine tree april 1974 lot 479, bromberg ii, 610, triton v, 1918. ex-wmr. $1500

*299 ---,---laureate bust right/jewess mourning sits to right of palm tree, emperor stands to left. h-775, sr-2327. vg, devices clear, partial legend on obverse, none on reverse. an affordable judaea capta sestertius. $175

*300 ---æ as. laureate bust right/draped victory advances right on ship's prow, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch over shoulder in left, victoria navalis around, sc in field. hen-779 (but an as), ric-503. elsen 9/01 #410, "superb". it is arguable that this is a judaea capta type. it is certainly the finest of these we have seen. choice ef. $250

*301 ---,---laureate bust right/victory stands right, on ship's prow, holding up a wreath with a palm branch over shoulder. victoria avgustvs. h-780. judaea capta type. f-vf.75+

*302 ---,---laureate head of vespasian right/mourning jewess sits right on right below palm tree, arms scattered around. h-781v (diff obverse legend), sr-2357v. perhaps unpublished. fine, some pitting in fields. the obverse legends seems to read imp caesar vespasianvs avg cos iii. we can find no listing of this obverse legend with the reverse. however ric lists at least one judaea capta type with this legend so the coin is logical. rare? ex 34e #280$150+

303 ---,---(15 mm). Laureate head right/Victory stg. right on prow of galley. SR-2366, RIC-561a. F-VF, rough$75

*304 ---æ quadrans. palm tree, caes/vexillium, pm tr ppp cos iii, sc. a scarce judaea capta issue. hen-784v, ric-506, brin-72v. vf, brown patina.. ex 29c #291, ex cng. $225+

*305 divus vespasian. issued by titus. ar denarius. bust right/victory strides left, with both hands places round shield on trophy, a mourning jewess sits left below, across field ex sc. h-772a, sr-2565. a judaea capta type. f-vf. $100

*306 ---,---,---another, but nicer. aef/vf. ex f. s. robinson 4/02$300?

*307 titus. 79-81. ar denarius. bust right/jewish captive kneels in front of trophy. h-786, sr-2505. decent fine. $120

*308 ---æ sestertius. laureate head of titus left/mourning jewess to left of palm tree on pile of arms; on other side of tree mourning with hands bound, looks back over shoulder, ivd- cap in field, sc in ex. h-792, sr-2524, bmc-164, brin-108. another coin with a long pedigree. ex wmr, ex triton v #1934, ex hesperia art 17 may 1952, #327, ex schoenwalter collection. $1200+

*309 ---æ as. laureate bust right/spes advancing left, s-c to either side. the obverse legend, "t. caesar vespasianvs tr.p. cos vi" was used on only a few types in 77/78 ad. sr-2478v (diff. obv. legend), ric-684. avf, a bit of oxidation. rare. $125+

*310 ---,---laureate bust right/victory standing right on prow, holding wreath in right hand, with palm branch over shoulder, sc in field. h-780v, sr-2483. f-vf. although hendin does not list this reverse under titus, he lists the exact reverse under vespasian as a judaea capta type and it is thus logical that this coin should also be a judaea capta issue. ex 34e #289. $100

311 Domitian. 81-96. Æ Sestertius. Laureate bust right/Togate Domitian standing left, shaking hands with soldier, altar between them, another soldier to right. RIC-260, SR-2775v. VG-F, but rough, green patina on obverse. $125


*312 ---æ as, this issued as caesar under his father vespasian in 72 ad. laureate bust of vespasian left/victory standing right, facing right, on prow, holding wreath and palm branch. this is definitely a judaea capta type. see h-780 for the exact coin but for obverse legend. ric-706. nice vf. $150+

*313 ---,---æ as. laureate head right/virtus standing right, holding parazonium and spear. ric-356b, sr-2817v. vf/f, a bit rough. $125

*314 nerva. 96-98. æ sestertius. bust right/fisci ivdaici, palm tree. commemorates the abolition of method of jewish tax, not the tax itself.. sr-3044, h-797. f-vf. one of the more important jewish reference coins and very rare. devices clear, partial legend both sides. $2000+

*315 trajan. 98-117. æ brass sestertius. laureate bust right/annona standing left, holding cornucopia, child at feet, "alim ital" in ex. sr-3177, ric-459. vf/f, bit rough on reverse. flan crack. the alimenta was a plan under which needy children were provided support through the investment in agriculture of funds donated by wealthy philanthropists. $200+

*316 ---æ as. laur. head right/victory with spread wings left, holding shield inscribed spqr. sr-3242, ric-417. vf, tad rough. $125

*317 hadrian. 117-138 ad. æ sestertius. laureate bust right/minerva standing left, dropping incense on candelabrum-altar and holding spear in left, shield with snake at feet to right. sr-3619, ric-611. f/vf. obverse a bit rough, reverse nice. $225

*318 ---æ brass dupondius. radiate head right/salus seated left, feeding serpent coiled around altar. ric-972, sr-3659 (diff. obv. legend). vf, light oxidation. $150+

319 antoninus Pius. 138-161. Æ Sestertius. Laureate bust right/Salus seated left, feeding serpent coiled around altar, rudder atop globe at right. RIC-751, SR-4171v. VF for detail but very rough$150

*320 ---æ as. laureate bust right/genius standing left holding scepter and sacrificing above altar. ric-1052, sr-4320. vf, bit rough $125

*321 faustina, sr., wife of antoninus pius. æ as. her draped bust right/providentia standing left, holding orb and scepter. sr-4635, ric-1163. nice vf, just a tad rough. $125

322 Marcus Aurelius. 161-180. Æ Sestertius. Bearded laureate bust right/ Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopia. SR-4989v, RIC-1222. F-VF, but rough especially on the obverse. $125+

*323 ---æ dupondius. radiate head right/victory walking left, holding wreath and trophy. sr-5044v, ric-1028 but dupondius not aes. vf, tad rough on obverse, more so on reverse. very nice portrait. $125

*324 faustina jr., wife of marcus aurelius. æ as. draped bust right/venus standing left, holding apple and long scepter. sr-4735v, ric-1408 (antoninus. pius). vf, tad rough. $125

*325 clodius albinus. 195-197. ar denarius. issued as caesar under septimius severus. bare head right/aesculapius standing left feeding snake which coils up around staff at his side. ric-2, rsc-9, sr-6140. gvf, well centered with full legends on both sides. it is unusual to find one with full legends. nice portrait, but a bit grainy. $360

*326 roman key. 2nd-3rd century ad. c. 62mm long. nice green patina. $50+

*327 roman seals. 2nd-3rd century ad. red terracotta c. 17-20mm, document seals. 4 pieces, each featuring a portrait of a different roman emperor, nero, hadrian, antoninum pius and pescennius niger. found in turkey. 4 pieces in lot. $50+

328 Severus Alexander. 222-235. Æ Sestertius. Bust right/Mars advancing right, carrying spear and trophy. SR-7989v. Fine, decent portrait, ragged flan. $75

329 Philip I. 244-249. Æ Sestertius. Laureate bust right/Philip astride horse walking left, right hand raised. SR-2588, RIC-165. VF/F, reverse rough, portrait nice. $125

330 Philip II. 247-249. Æ Sestertius. Draped bareheaded bust right/Philip standing left, hldg globe & spear. SR-2659, RIC-255a. F/VF, some obverse flan cracks. $125

*331 severus ii. 306-307 ad. æ follis of ticium. laureate head right/mars advancing right, holding spear & carrying trophy over shoulder, pt in ex. ric-60a, sr-3738. nice vf+. $125+

*332 vetranio, 350. æ centenionalis of thessalonika. bust right/vetranio standing holding two labarum, "a" at left, "Δ [Δ]" to right, •tsa* in ex. sr-4041, ric-132. gvf$250

*333 talisman or weight? æ 29.5 x 24mm (9.12). pro bin (...) in incuse square. ex bill spengler collection. he called this a mystery talisman and asked, "can anyone identify this?" he purchased it from zaidman and lopresto in 1993. vf$25?


*334 byzantine, heraclius 610-641. æ follis of syracuse. overstruck over constantinople follis on both sides. facing busts of heraclius and heraclius constantine (counterstamped about 180° on host obv.)/elaborate monogram. sb-884. both countermarks are choice ef, coin has nice green patina. $100+

*335 ---nicephorus i. 802-811. æ follis of syracuse. facing bust of nicephorus with short beard, wearing crown, cross to left/facing bust of beardless stauracius. sb-1612. nice vf, slight porosity. $75

336 ---Leo V. 813-820. Æ Follis of Syracuse. Facing busts of Leo and Constantine/ΛΚ [ΛΚ] with pellet between and cross above. SB-1635. VF$50

*337 ---leo v. 813-820. æ follis of syracuse. facing bust of leo with short beard holding cross potent, star to right/facing bust of constantine, holding cross, c-i to either side. sb-1636. ef. choice. $60+

*338 ---theophilius. 829-842. æ follis of syracuse. facing bust of theophilus/facing bust of michael ii and constantine. sb-1680. a few weak areas but overall choice ef, nice green patina and portraits. $50

339 ---Alexius I. 1081-1118. Æ Follis of Thessalonica. Alexius facing, holding scepter and cross/Jewelled Cross, Greek letters in angles, C-(F), AL-D. SB-1910v, the reverse border is plain, without pellets. G-VG/VG. Extremely rare. $200+

*340 ---medieval cross. 10th-13th century? c. 1 x 1 3/4". christ/standing figure with hands together in prayer, vi above, ra-ra to either side, gp/ti below. with original loop for wearing. $50?

*341 ---,---10th-13th century? c. 3/4 x 1 3/8". interior crosses and symbols, with loop for wearing. $40?

342 Islamic Palestine, Jerusalem (Illiya), Umayyad. 7th-8th Century AD. Group of 9 Æ Fals (Follis). All with Kalima (Arabic legend) on both sides. 9 pieces, all at least slightly different and all identified by SNAT number. SNAT-6, 10, 12, 15, 16, 16v, 18, 21 and 22. VG-VF, mostly Fine. Sold as is no returns. $150+

*343 ---bayt-gabrin (eleutheropolis). umayyad. c.699 ad. æ fals. kalima both sides. snat-41. fine, clipped. very rare. $200?+

344 ---Al Ramla. Umayyad. 8th Century AD. Group of Æ Fals. Kalima both sides. SNAT-46 (double struck), 49v, 54, 57 and 86. The last Abbasid with countermark (Atabeg). 5 coins, the first four F-VF, the last VG but with interesting VF countermark. A neat group. All identified. $150?

*345 ---,---8th century ad. æ fals. palm tree, bismallah around/dot in crescent all in circle, bismallah around. snat-67, walker-863. gd fine. $75

346 ---,---After 695 AD. Æ Fals. (2.21). Palm Tree/Crescent. SNAT-73. Close to VF. A nice example of this coin. $35

347 ---Abbasid, Al-Ramla (Ramleh). 8th AD. Æ Follis. SNAT-108, A-292. Crude F. $25

*348 ---ludd (dispolis-lod). umayyad. 8th century æ fals. large (c. 28mm). kalima both sides, seemingly overstruck over arab-byzantine coins of constans ii. snat-208-209. fine. rare. ex amphora. $100+?

*349 ---,---,---8th century æ fals. kalima both sides. snat-204. nice vf. ex elsen 9/00 #1325. rare coin in high grade. elsen had catalogued this coin as #213 which george had questioned. while the #213 is low grade and this is nice, it seem much more likely to be 204$150

350 ---Tabariya (Tiberias). Umayyad. Group of 4 Æ Fals. All Kalima both sides. SNAT-290, 317-318, 321 and 338. VG-F, mostly VG, but identifiable. Scarce mint. $125+?

351 ---,---ÆFals. Kalmina/Crouching lion advancing left. SNAT-367. VG. Scarce type$50+

*352 arab-byzantine. baysan (nysa-scythopolis) umayyad. 7th cent. ad, after type of heraclius. 3 standing figures/large m. snat-522. f+. ex wmr. $100?

*353 islamic palestine, umayyad, anonymous without mint name. 8th century ad. æ fals. palm tree both sides. snat-567-570, alb-a161 (r). gd fine$50+

354 A Group. Islamic Æs. 94 pieces from Mameluk, Umayyad, Abbasids, Ottomans, etc. Mostly low grade. I see at least one coin with what looks like an elephant. Sold as is, no returns. $150+

*355 odd & curious (traditional) ashanti gold weights. 17th-18th centuries. a group of 7 pieces in various weights with various designs. called ashanti gold weights but these are brass used to weigh gold by both the ashanti (gold coast) and the baoule tribes of the ivory coast. weights 15.5, 17.5, 31, 34.5, 66.6, 70.5 and 74.5 grams. designs are swastika and modified swastika design. opitz page 375-376. a neat group of 7. $225+?

*356 ---canoe money. lat of laos. kingdom of lanchang, 1357-1571. silver 1/2 tamlung, with 3 stamps, chakra, elephant and boat. mitch-2785, opitz-200. vf. 54 mm, 31.58 grams. vf$90+

*357 ---,---silver 1/4 tamlung, with 3 stamps, chakra, elephant and sunburst. mitch-2789v, opitz-200. vf. 43mm, 21.27 grams. vf$85+

*358 gridiron money. china. 1122-221 bc. chou dynasty. about 5 3/4" long, with griddle-like appearance in the center of two prong like ends. also called kan tun or grater money (coole). many consider this the oldest kind of money from ancient china. opitz-152, ramsden pages 15-16. very rare, 1st i've seen. ramsden says that some even attribute them to time of t'ai hao (2852 bc), but he seems to doubt that. $400+

*359 lotus root heart money. (corrugated key coin, lily root money). 1122-221 bc. chou dynasty of china. c. 12 x 46 mm cylindrical bronze. nice green patina. this and the lot below are the first two i have ever seen. i believe scott semans had a few of these 20 or so years ago which he sold for $125. opitz-206, quiggin page 234, ramsden-28-29 (a reprint of his write up is included). rare. $125+

*360 ---,---c. 12 x 42 mm cylindrical bronze. nice green patina. similar to above, but slightly smaller and shaped a bit differently. ramsden makes mention that "no two specimens are found to be exactly alike". $125+


*361 haffner, sylvia. judaic tokens and medals. 1978, new york. hc, 402 pages. out of print, rare and very useful. #672 of 1000 copies. with her estimation of values laid in. the last we offered sold for $80 in the fall of 2001. ef, with a corner or two bumped but basically unused. $85

362 The Sidney L. Olson Collection. NASCA August 15, 1979. Auction Catalog. One of the most legendary sales of Israel and Palestine ever held. Olson's collection contained ancient Shekels, early Palestine tokens, Palestine 1947 1 Mil plus a 1927 double Proof set, his famous 100 Pound 1927 note, numerous other very rare Israeli and Palestine coins and bank notes including Sylvia Haffner's 1960 Large Date/Different Die 1 Agora which I had sold to Sidney Olson and then bought back at auction to sell to another client. $25?

363 Sultan, Jem. Coins of the Ottoman Empire and The Turkish Republic: A Detailed Catalogue of the Jem Sultan Collection. 1977, Thousand Oaks. A cased two volume set which is the definitive English reference on these fascinating coins. #115 of only 1000 books published with a dedication to the owner from the author. Virtually as new. Seldom offered. Ex lot #220 from sale 32E where Bill Spengler purchased this from us for $126$90+

364 The Money of the Bible by George C. Williamson. 1894 HC with numerous woodcut drawings of coins as well as six facsimiles of coins. Ex Library copy, discarded from the Brantford (Ontario) library, so used with their binding etc. We offered a copy of this many years ago. $25?


*365 germany. 1990 gold 33mm medal. fall of the berlin wall - reunification of germany. torn apart barbed wire fence in front of brandenburg gate/german eagle with shields of various states. .999 gold. one troy ounce of gold, struck at the hamburg mint. #266 of only 500 minted. $475

366 ---,---As above but 21mm Gold medal. About .11 actual gold weight. $75+

*367 india, edward viii. 1936 (1984) gold sovereign. facing busts of duke and duchess of windsor/tiger stalking left, under "india" above "1936". reverse is similar to bruce x91. was supposed to be in the 4th edition of unusual world coins but left out. proof. ex lot 4370 from superior's j. b. parker collection. june 1998. ex bill spengler collection. mintage of only 200. $150+?

*368 israel. 1982-1990. complete set of 9 holyland sites in gold. qumran, herodian, kidron, capernaum, akko, jericho, caesarea, jaffa and sea of gallilee. km-125, 132, 142, 154, 170, 182, 190, 204 and 211. fr-19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33 and 35. 9 proof gold coins! the first time we've offered the complete set as one lot. $1800

*369 ---1982. qumran caves. 5 gold sheqalim. km-125, fr-19. proof. choice. in olivewood case. $150

*370 ---1987. 20th anniversary united jerusalem. gold 10 sheqalim. km-179, fr-28. proof. a choice to gem beauty. $350

*371 ---1990. archeology. 10 new sheqalm. km-214, fr-34. proof. another gem coin, the first "yellow" gold since the mid-1970's and among the most attractive of all israeli gold coins.only 1815 minted. in case of issue. $500

*372 ---1992. rare variety. law. of israel series. gold 10 new sheqalim. km-39, fr-227. proof. rare utrecnt mint wide edge milling. only 375 of these were struck in utrecht, the regular issue was struck in paris. extremely rare, this is the 2nd that we have seen. somewhere i read about the exact number of reedings per coin, but if you put the two varieties side by side it is readily apparent that the two are different. this is not a minor "error" but a major variety. a similar piece, and the only other one sold at auction as far as we know sold for $2000 in our spring sale. $2000

*373 ---1994. environment. gold 5 & 10 new sheqalim. fr 47& 48, km-254-255. 2 choice to gem proof coins. $650?


*374 ---1994. leopard and palm tree. gold 1 and 5 new sheqalim. fr. 50-51, km-260/262. 2 choice proof coins. $450+

*375 ---1995 medicine gold 5 and 10 new sheqalim. fr-52 & 53, km-265 & 266. 2 gem proof coins $700

*376 ---1996. jerusalem, city of david. gold 10 sheqalim. . km-285, fr-61. anniversary series. struck to commemorate the 3000th annivesary of jerusalem. choice proof. $550

*377 ---1996. port of caesarea. gold 10 sheqalim. km-289, fr-57. proof. 1st we've offered in more than 7 years!$650+

*378 ---1996 yitzhak rabin gold 20 new sheqalim. km-299, fr-60. rare, only the 2nd i can recall offering. some light scratches in field. $850

*379 ---1998. 50th anniversary set of 4. gold 10 and 20 new sheqalim and silver 1 & 2 new sheqlaim. km-310-313. the 1 new shekel silver is proof-like, the 3 others proof. the two gold coins are rare, especially the large one. in case of issue. $1250

*380 ---1998. noah's ark gold 10 new sheqlaim. km-319, fr-70. proof. the first we've offered by auction. rare, only 744 were minted. $750

*381 ---2000 joseph and his brothers gold 10 new sheqalim. km-341, fr-77. proof. only 700 minted. also see lot #1052 for a related medal$750

*382 ---2000 love thy neighbor set of 3. gold 10 sheqalim, silver 1 & 2 new sheqalim. km-336-338 (fr-76). the small silver is p-l, the other two choice proofs. $850+

*383 ---2001 Music. Gold 10 New Sheqalim. KM-353, Fr-79. Choice Proof. Another rare coin, 1st we've offered. $650+


*384 kyrgyzstan, republic. 1995 gold 100 som. km-2, fr-1. proof. millennium of manas. in case of issue. rare and seldom seen$200+?

385 Switzerland, Confederation. Gold 1922-B 10 Francs. KM-36. BU$60


386 A Group. Coins, sets and medals. A large group of items from Aruba, Vatican City, and New Zealand. Should be seen. Sold as is, no returns. Wholesale about$150

387 A Group of Barbed Wire Coins. Australia 1995 50¢ "Weary Dunlap" Unc., Czechoslovakia 1989 100 Korun 50th Anniv. of Students Against Fascism BU and 1992 100 K. Nazi Massacres at Lidice and Lezaky BU; Isle of Man 1999 Crown WWI Armistice Day BU and Unlisted Silver Proof, San Marino.1993 50 Lire, Wheat growing through barbed wire; Switzerland 1992 20 Fr. Bertrud Kurz, 4 strands of broken barbed wire BU and USA 1994 National POW Museum Silver Dollar BU. $150+

388 A group of Barbed Wire Medals. Germany 1930's 3 Mark size silver medal "Für Deutschland und Europa NPF"/Barbed wire around map plus 2 1990 silver medals, Fall of Berlin with Brandenburg gate (as #'s 365 & 366 above) 1 oz silver and Opening of Berlin Wall with dove breaking barbed wire, also Israel 1992 Silver 37mm "Exodus" Medal (See lots 1009 & 1010 for gold medal)s plus US, Texas Howard and Glasscock Counties Bronze medal and Colorado Fuel and Iron Corp, Denver Iron Corp. Fob. 6 items, the first four silver and scarce. $50

389 A Group of silver coins. Australia 1937 Crown; England Florins 1906, 1918, 1922, Half Crowns 1889, 1920, 1931, 1935, Crown 1935; France 1848-BB (2nd Rep). 5 Fr (holed), 1868-BB 5 Francs, 1918 2 Francs, 1962 5 Francs; Guatemala 1897 Crown; Netherlands 1973 10 Gulden; Panama 1932 1/2 Balboa, 1934 Balboa; Philipppines 1881 50¢; Russia Roubles 1817, 1897; Sweden 1907 2 Mark Commem and USA 1874 1 oz. Silver Round. 22 coins, VG to BU. Conservative Retail value $250+. Sold as is, no returns. $200

*390 afghanistan. nd (1920's). specimen coins. set of 3 29mm proposed coins made by sir t.salter pyne exclusively for h. h. abdul rahman amer of afghanistan, each piece is 29mm. "h. h. abdul rahman amer of afghanistan" around flower/"sir t. salter pyne martin & co." around the edge. made to try to secure coining rights from afghanistan. silver, bronze and gilt. the plush red custom case is inscribed "specimen coins struck in coining machine, specially designed and manufactured for the government of afghanistan by the patent exhaust injector co., ltd., 4 st. ann's square, manchester." in 6 lines. ex bill spengler, purchased by him from robert senior in july of 1989 exceedingly rare, perhaps unique. the silver and bronze coins are toned. $500+

391 Arabia. (Tarim). Barney O'Hea. AH 1352 (1933). struck in Vienna in 1965 for Barney O'Hea. 1 Dinars in Aluminum, Aluminum bronze, Copper and Copper-Nickel. Bruce X1, X1a, X1b, and X1c. All Proof. These are listed in the 4th edition of Unusual Coins of the World under Tarim$40?

392 Austria. Maria Theresia. Brooch made from Maria Theresia Silver Thaler. Most unusual. Should easily be worth more than our estimate. $20+

*393 ---olmutz. wolfgang, count of schrattenbach. 1736 taler. bust right, jd below bust/three arms. km-154, dav-1225. 1 year type. toned ef. ex dan brown, with his envelope. dan brown was an old time denver coin dealer who had a coin shop in downtown denver from the early 1940's till the mid to late 1970's. the handwriting on the holder is most likely that of his long time assistant lucille key. $300+

*394 belgium, leopold i. 1833 5 centimes. km-5.1. choice unc., touch of red. early date in high grade!$300

*395 ---,---1846 2 centimes. km-46. choice unc., with a nice touch of red. $100+

*396 ---liege. gerard de groesbeeck. 1568 silver rixdaler. dav-8415. helmeted arms/ crowned double eagle. f-vf, with moderate porosity . $200

*397 bolivia, republic. 1858-fj 4 soles. error type with inverted v instead of a in bolivar under bust. km-123.3 au/unc. tree side very lustrous$150+

*398 ---,---1871-er 1 boliviano. km-155.3. lightly toned au-unc. $110+

*399 brazil, leper colony tokens, colonia santa teresa. 100, 200, 300, 500 & 1000 reis. nd. c.1940. km-l1-5. denomination/ c.s.t .incuse. choice unc. very rare. catalogs at over $2000$1500+

*400 central american republic, guatemala. 1836-ng ba 8 reales. sun over mountains/tree. km-4, elizondo-95. aef. a bit nicer than the 1837 piece which sold for $280 in our spring sale. $250

*401 ceylon, dutch occupation, netherlands united east india company. 1794 1 stuiver. colombo mint. km-26. choice vf for type, thus a high grade specimen. $65

*402 crusaders, imitation of al-zahir ghazi of aleppo. c. 1200 silver dirham. legend in 6 pointed star on both sides. ccs-1. vf. $50+

*403 ---imitation of al-salih ismai'il of damascus. 1239-1245. ar dirham. islamic legends both sides. ccs-9.. f-vf, very rare. $150+?

404 ---Antioch. Bohemond III. 1149-1163. Bi Denier. Bare head right, with pellet eye/ Cross. SSC-23. F/F-VF. $50?

405 ---Jerusalem. Henry of Chanpagne. 1192-1197. Æ Pougeiise. Cross patee with annulet in each corner, "+COMES HENRICVS"/Fleur de lis, "PVGES PACON". CCS-33 (R). VG. Ex A. J. Seltman collection. $100+

*406 ---,---amaury. 1197-1205. bi denier. cross pattee, annulets in 2nd-3rd quarter/church of the holy supulchure. ccs-37, met. 101-102. f-vf on small flan. ex a. j. seltman collection. $75+

*407 ---,---john of brienne. 1210-1225. bi denier. crowned bust facing/cross, annulets in 2nd and 3rd quarter. met-122, ccs-43. fine, scarce. $125


*408 ---jerusalem, probably from acre. c.1100-1300. lead merchant tokens used as coins. see metcalf-871ff. a group of 6 pieces, each with a different design on them, ranging in size from 13 to 18.5 mm and in grade from gd to perhaps fine. interesting lot which deserves study. $100+?

*409 ---,---7th century. token of the true cross. in the first part of the 7th century ad khurso ii captured jerusalem and took the true cross back to persia as part of the spoils of war. later heraclius regained it, took it to constantinople and eventually back to jerusalem. the story goes that during its return trip part of the cross was taken and burned and the ashes were mixed with clay and tokens were made commemorating the return of the cross. (see staffordshire university's flaxman gallery "a pilgrim's clay token from the holyland" 1995-1996). george bought 3 choice pieces from a hoard that appeared in the mid-1990's, all are different and all are much nicer than the ones we have seen for sale on the internet for $350-$500. baked clay 19mm. st. peter and paul in upper quadrants of the cross/blank. choice (as compared to the majority of these known). ex amphora. $250+

*410 ---,---,---a 2nd token of the true cross. 17mm. greek letters in quadrants of the cross/blank. said to be scarcer than above. choice. ex amphora. $250+

*411 ---,---,---17mm. a third token of the true cross type, with saints peter and paul and x's in upper quadrants of the true cross/blank. this is thought to be much scarcer than the above two types. choice. ex amphora. $300+

412 ---Normandy. William the Conquerer. c. 1100 AD. Bi Denier. Cross, pellets in angles, NORMANNDVX/Degenerate temple type. Met- 598-600, SCMF-7501v (@$250!). Crude VG. Scarce. $60+

*413 czechoslovakia. wwi era? brass art nouveau pin. c. 13 x 28mm depicting man and bird on front, with maker's name and address in prague and logo on back. $50?

*414 denmark, frederick vii. 1855 fk/vs rigsdaler. km-780.1. 2 year type. gem bu, light toning around rim. a real beauty. one of the nicest coins in the sale!$600

415 Egypt. Muhammad V. 5/10 Qirsh year 3, 10 Qirsh year 3 and 4, 20 Qirsh Year 3H (2), 6H; British Occupation 10 Piastres 1917 & 20 Piastres 1916. 8 coins aF to VF, most VF. Sold as is, no returns. $75+

*416 england, henry iii. 1216-1272 (this 1247-72). ar penny. facing bust/long cross, jacob on norwi. sb-1363. ex daniel fridenberg collection. nice vf. in the 12th and 13th centuries a number of the english minters had old testament names which may or may not indicate that they were jewish. see friedenberg's jewish minters and medalists pages 10-11. $200

*417 ---edward vi. 1547-53 (51-53). ar shilling, 3rd period. facing bust of king, rose left, value right/arms. mm - tun. sp-2482, e6sh-090. vf$350+

418 ---Anne. 1702. Æ36mm Accession Medal by John Croker? Her bust left/A circlet of roses united by a chain, each containing a heart, connected at top by a crown, within a radiated heart and "Qvis Separabit" (Who shall separate them). "Vnited by God in love and interest" around. MIB-3. Choice EF, hint of red. Ex Bill Spengler collection. He purchased this from Arnie Saslow, who bought this from Vic England (before he was CNG!). $200+

*419 ---george ii. 1760 tribute & memorial æ41mm by dassier. his bust left/angel inscribing a shield asia, africa, ameri, eur, seated amidst arms and standards. eimer-681, betts-427. ex bill spengler collection. ex wmr, ex italo vecchi. $75+

*420 ---george iii. 1792. cornwallis defeating tippo sultan. 1792 æ 48mm by c. h. küchler. his bust left/cornwallis,standing before his aides, receives sultan tippo who presents his two sons. bhm-363, eimer-845, pudd-792.1. nice ef. ex bill spengler collection, who bought this from howard simmons in october of 1993 for $85. for other india related medals, see lots 467-478.$100


*421 ---,---1802. marquis cornwallis, peace of amiens. æ 38 mm by j. g. hancock. his bust left/britannia with a cherub. the definitive treaty of amiens. bhm-539, eimer-942. ef. ex bill spengler collection. $50

422 ---,---1806 Farthing. 2 year type. KM-661, Sp-3782. EF, hints of red. $75+

*423 ---george iv. 1820. æ41mm by durand. his high relief bust right/latin legend honoring george iv, born 1762, regent 1811, king 1820. ef, tiny rim nicks. $75+

424 ---,---1825 Half Crown KM-695 F-VF and Victoria 1887 Jubilee Shilling KM-761. VF. 2 coins$35

*425 ---victoria. 1837. 38mm wm by t. halliday. 3/4 bust right of victoria with hair in coif and rings/the british lion, anchor entwined with a wreath, "the hope of the people" in banner, "to commemorate the birthday of the heiress presumptive to the british throne". bhm-1740 (rr). choice ef and rare. less than a month later victoria would ascend to the throne where she would reign for more than 60 years. with loop, as made. ex bill spengler. $75+

*426 ---,---1838. silver 36mm by b. pistrucci. her high relief bust left wearing a bandeau/ victoria seated left, receiving a crown from britannia, hibernia and scotia. bhm-1801, fearon-289.1. the official royal mint issue and rare. ef, small rim nick reverse. ex bill spengler collection. ex glenn schinke. $250?

*427 ---,---1846. æ22. her bust left/"general tom thumb" leaning on two books. as bhm-2231 (rare). vf. bhm cites the legend, "15lbs weight" in exergue. that is not present on this example and i doubt if it ever was. tom thumb was a midget born in bridgeport, conn. and this was apparently struck to commemorate his audience with the queen. the great promoter p. t. barnum hired him for his circus and sideshows. a numismatic sidebar to this: p. t. barnum was the founder and principal benefactor of the university of bridgeport. at least two well known numismatists graduated from this esteemed college, allen berman (of papal coin fame) and yours truly. $40?

*428 ---,---1851. 37mm. crystal palace token. bronze. 7 line legend within wreath/a coining press and legend commemorating the invention of this press by d. uhlhorn at grevfenbroich near colgone on the rhine in 1817. allen hp-c340 (rrr @ £120), bhm-2471, eimer-1464. near vf, a few very minor rim nicks and a bit stained. very rare. ex-bill spengler. $75+

*429 ---,---1851 74mm crystal palace medal. wm by t. ottley. high relief bust of prince albert left within wreath/the building of the great exhibition in london with names of principals and dimensions of building. allen hp-b280, bhm-2446 (rr @ £75), e-1458. proof (au). a spectacular large size medal. ex-bill spengler$150+

*430 ---,---.1851. crystal palace exhibition medal. æ77mm by w. and l. c. wyon. bhm-2462, eimer-1457, allen hp-a010. conjoined busts left/britannia seated and crowning with wreath industry being presented to britannia by europe, asia, africa and america. inscribed on edge, "presentation prize medal of the exhibition h h maharajah of joudpore." ef, once cleaned. an awarded prize medal!. $100+?

*431 ---,---1851. crystal palace medal. wm 45 mm. a veiw of the exhibition hall, legend above, a cameo portrait of victoria and albert surrounded by cherubs in ex./16 line legend and inscription around border. allen hp-b115, bhm-2423. ef, some nicks in obverse field. ex bill spengler via howard simmons. $45?

*432 ---,---1854. crystal palace medal. wm 42mm by messers pinches. end view of the crystal palace, legend/the french eagle in a medallion superimposed over the union flag. struck to commemorate a contingent of 46 musicians sent by the french emperor to play at a military fete to benefit the sick, wounded, orphans and widows from the crimean war. allen sy-1854/155, bhm-2557. nice ef in original (?) box. ex bill spengler, purchased from howard simmons.. $100?

*433 ---,---1855 æ 42mm by pinches. french eagle supporting oval medallions of queen victoria and napoleon iii/crossed flags of france and england above fasces. bhm-2564. choice brown proof. ex spengler . ex wmr, ex k. stephens. $100?

434 ---,---1860 Penny. Beaded border obverse, toothed border rev.. KM-749.2. F. $50

*435 ---,---1863. crystal palace. inauguration of the memorial of the great exhibition. æ68mm by chrles wiener. large high relief bust of albert left within legend/5 line legend in wreath surrounded by another legend. the original round cardboard box (very tattered) is included. allen sk-d025 (£60), brown 2790. au, large and impressive. ex bill spengler who purchased this from howard simmons in the fall of 1998 for about $100. $125+?

*436 ---edward vii. 1902 æ55mm coronation medal by g. w. de saulles. his crowned bust right/crowned bust of queen alexandra right, "9 aug. 1902" in label below bhm-3737. ef. this was the official coronation medal. ex spengler . $60+

*437 ---edward viii. 1937.gilt æ36mm by e. carter preston. his crowned bust right/ female sitting right, holding imperial crown on which stands a dove holding olive branch, "canada india s. africa australia, new zealand britain around. bu with 3 7/8 x 4" certificate. for the coronation that never was. ex bill spengler $100

*438 ---george vi. 1937. silver 35 and 21mm medals. conjoined busts of king george and queen elizabeth left/crowned gri, "george vi queen elizabeth crowned 12 may 1937". both medals with loop, the larger with ribbon also. ex spengler. $60?

439 ---,---1937. Silver 35. Conjoined busts of King George and Queen Elizabeth left/ Crowned GRI, "George VI Queen Elizabeth Crowned 12 May 1937". In red box with red, white and blue ribbon. Ex Bill Spengler collection. $50?

440 ---,---1937. Æ 44mm. Conjoined busts of George VI and Queen Elizabeth left/ Britannia standing holding a crown and flag within a portico. A ship and St. Paul's Cathedral in the distance, "Crowned A. D. 1937". The reverse of this piece was used for an intended Edward VIII coronation medal (BHM-4308). BHM-4341. Choice and as struck. Ex Bill Spengler collection. $40+?

441 ---,---1937. Similar but slightly different obverse. Æ 44mm. Conjoined busts of George VI and Queen Elizabeth within legend/Reverse as above. BHM-4356. Choice and as struck. Ex Bill Spengler collection. $40+?

*442 ---elizabeth ii. death of winston churchill. 1965 silver 56mm by f. kovacs for spink & son. bust of churchill almost facing, books and paintbrushes on a shelf, behind, "winston churchill 1874-1965" in two lines in ex./a soldier standing defiantly on a sea-shore, aircraft above, "very well, alone" in ex. eimer-2104. choice toned unc., with proof-like fields under the toning and blenheim palace medal c. 1970. silver 45mm. the palace/arms. proof. 2 choice silver medals, both cased. $50?

*443 ---,---prince of wales. 1969. silver 38mm. bust of charles left/welsh dragon, "investiture caernarvon castle 1st july 1969", 2 hallmarks to right of dragon. toned proof. #243 of 1000 issued by mayfair coin co. of london. in case of issue. ex bill spengler collection. he purchased this for $85 in november of 2001. $65+?

444 ---,---Edward Duke of Windsor. 1972. Silver 38mm by G. A. Holman. His youthful portrait left/Crown upon a full-blown rose. Choice Toned Proof. Commemorating his life upon his death. In case of issue (Pinches). Ex Bill Spengler collection. $50+

*445 france napoleon nd (1821) tin 14mm. death of napoleon i. greek legends both sides. b-1834, j-3700 ef $60

446 German East Africa. 3 nice coins. 1/4 Rupie 1912-J Y13, KM-8, 1/2 Rupie 1910-J Y14, KM-9 and 1 Rupie 1907-J Y15, KM-10. 3 EF coins. all struck at Hamburg. All with light hairlines under golden toning. $150+

*447 germany, augsburg. udalschalk v. eschelohe. 1184-1202. ar 25mm bracteate. facing bust, 2 annulets in field in a gear frame, in circle, surrounded by crescents and annulets. reich-205a, bon-1900. gvf. rare. a large bracteate. ex bob schoenwalter collection. $425

448 ---Bavaria. Maximilian III Joseph. 1766 "Madonna" Thaler. Dav-1953, KM-234.1. Nice VF, just a few adj. marks on reverse (much less than normal). $50

*449 ---,---prince regent luitpold. 1911-d 2 mark. km-516. choice toned unc., but uneven obverse toning. struck for his 90th birthday. $75

*450 ---brandenburg. joachim ii. 1570 dreier of berlin. arms, date above/arms, two rosettes surround a larger 6 pointed star. bahrfeldt-439b. vg/f. the minter of this coin was lippold, a jew originally from prague, who "showed the audacity to mark his currency with a prominent star of david". that, and the rumor that he had poisoned jocachim ii had him seized, tortured, racked and quartered. ex e. gans 2/24/56. very rare, 1st i've offered. see friedenberg's jewish minters and medalists, pages 22-24. ex bob schoenwaler collection. $150+

*451 ---brunswick-wolfenbuttel. rudolf august and anton ulrich. 1693 24 marien groschen (2/3 thaler). wildman, legend in circle around/legend. dav-336v, km-559v. vf. this is slightly different than both listed references, it is like the km piece but the letters in the obverse legend are larger and end "br•&l", while the legend is the same as the dav piece but design is like the km coin. rare?$100?

*452 ---hamburg. 1906-j 2 mark. km-294. nice au-unc., small rim nick. $50

*453 ---lüneburg. heinrich. 1195-1227. ar 21mm bracteate. heraldic lion left in architectural frame. reich-821, bon-99. gd very fine, nicely toned. ex bob schoenwalter collection. $200

454 ---Prussia. Friedrich Wilhelm III. 1829-A. Thaler. KM-419, C-130, D-763. VF$40

*455 ---,---wilhelm ii. 1898. silver 40mm. cojoined heads of emperor & empress of prussia/church of the redeemer. haffner pem-2a. ef, cleaned. struck to commemorate the visit of kaiser wilhelm & his wife to jerusalem. it was during this trip that the kaiser met with theodore herzl to first discuss the possibility of a jewish state in the holyland. $100+

*456 ---saxony, albertine line. christian ii, johann georg and august. 1592 taler. dav-9820. vf$$150

457 ---Saxony. Albert. 1895-E. 5 Mark. KM-1246, Dav-901. aVF$50

*458 ---wurzburg. jechial denar. otto i von lobdenburg.1207-1233. silver denar. facing bust/castle, with name "jechial" in hebrew. jechial was the jewish minter at this ecclasistical court in south central germany. only g-vg, but "jechial" is strong and sharp. see friedenberg jmm page 13 and encyclopedia judaica vol. 12, #63. exceedingly rare, this is only the 3rd we've ever offered. ex bob schoenwalter collection. $600

*459 ---karl goetz satirical medal. the surrender of gold. 1920. cast æ 58 mm. people delivering gold to imperial bank in 1916/crowd of people in front of bank to exchange 20 mark gold for 650 paper marks. satirizing the treatment of the gold question by the government and population. opus-240. ef. $200

460 ---Nurnberg-Furth. ND. A set of 46 uncirculated 20 Pfennig Aluminum street car tokens including two varieties of the Staditsche Sparkase. U4-1. A nice set. Ex Lot 562 from our Sale 31C which sold to Bill Spengler for $200$200+?

*461 ---weimar republic. 1929-a. 5 mark. 10th anniversary weimar constitution. km-64, dav-971. unc. $175

462 ---Group of coins. Bavaria 1860 Thaler; Hamburg 1910 3 Mark; Prussia 1871 Thaler, 2 Marks 1876-A and 1901 (commem.), 3 Marks 1910 & 1913 (commem); Weimar 1926-E 1 Reichsmark; 3rd Reich 2 Mark 1939-A, 5 Marks 1935-A, 1937-A; Federal Republic 2 Mark 1958-G, 5 Mark 1951-D and 1973-G Frankfurt commemorative. 14 coins, mostly silver. VG-BU, mostly VF. Conservative retail value $175. Sold as is, no returns. $125

463 ---Federal Republic (West Germany) 1951-F. 2 Mark. KM-111. EF. $40

*464 ---democratic republic. (east germany). 1979 5 mark km-72. albert einstein, 100th birthday. bu. see 1094, 1104, 1108, 1120, 1130 & 1167 for other lots featuring albert einstein items. $75

465 Guernsey. 1830-1977. Almost complete collection. 100+ coins. F to Proof, mostly EF or better. The only pre-decimal coins that seem to be missing are the 2 Doubles 1868 3 stem type and the 1864/53 4 Doubles overdate. Among the better coins in this collection are 1 Double 1830 Brown AU; 2 Doubles 1858 VF-EF, 1906-H Red EF-AU, 1911-H R&B AU and 1917-H EF (the rarest coin of the country); 4 Doubles 1908-H BU; 8 Doubles 1858 EF and 1972 25 Pence Silver Proof. About 25 of the coins are decimal series, most 1977 or before but a few pieces afterward. Ex Bill Spengler collection. He paid about $1200 for this material (long ago). Should be worth at least more than half of that. Virtually all in his envelopes. A few ex Hermen Dessinger collection. Sold as is, no returns. $600+

*466 india, bombay presidency. muhammad shah. 1138/7. silver rupee struck at mumbai (bombay). km-163, prid-41. ef and rare. an unlisted date combination which bill spengler submitted to krause. discovery piece. ex bill spengler, ex baldwin's-gillio singapore sale march 2004, lot 606. $140?

*467 ---hayleybury college. nd (1808-11). æ37mm by h. küchler. sanskrit prize. the goddess "india" standing left/sanskrit left, "pursuit of knowledge is better than the pursuit of gold". pudd-948.2. ef and scarce. hayleybury was an east indian company college. ex bill spengler. $55+

*468 ---calcutta agricultural and horticultural society. 1824 or later. æ51mm by pinches. hindu plowing field left with two indian cows, palm tree and temple in backgound, various agricultural implements and products in foreground/agricultural and horticultural society. calcutta around wreath. pudd-824.2. choice ef. original clasp attached. a beautiful well executed medal. ex bill spengler collection. $65

*469 ---Coorg - EIC Medal. 1837 Bronzed WM 50mm. A Coorg warrior with knife and musket, long Kanarese legend extolling the warrior's loyalty in suppressing the rebellion in the spring of 1837/Similar legend in English around war trophies. Pudd-837.1. Issued by the East India Company to Coorgs who remained loyal to it. VF-EF, holed at top. Puddester lists the medal in gold and silver only, this obviously is neither. Ex Bill Spengler collection.. $60


*470 ---1840. james prinsep, numismatic related. æ49mm by w. wyon. bust of james prinsep left/depiction of prinsep's ghaut (an elaborate landing-place on a river). pudd-840.1/840.2, bhm-1966. puddester mentions uniface renditions of the obverse and reverse, this is a combination. prinsep was an architect and orientalist as well as the assay master of the calcutta mint, as well as a numismatist and a collector of ancient coins among other items. ef. ex bill spengler who purchased this for $60 in london in the fall of october 1990. $75

*471 ---1857. defenders of india. æ63mm by pinches. victory standing, with kneeling prisoner at left, prostrate tiger at right, "justice"/"dedicated to the brave defenders of our indian empire" around wreath, "during the sepoy mutinies ad. mdccclvii" in 3 line within wreath. puddester 857.1, bhm-2601.choice ef. ex bill spengler, who purchased this from p. bosco for $125 in 1993. in very battered case. $100+

*472 ---1861 silver 57mm. government of india horse show by js and ab wyon and h. weir. two horses prancing in a field left/"government of india horse show" outside of wreath, space in center of engraving. pudd-861.2. ef, tiny rim nick, with elaborate screw top loop. ex bill spengler collection. this piece is pictured on the cover of the standard guide to south asian coins and paper money. $60

*473 ---1864. æ49mm. oudh agricultural exhibition. farm animals/agricultural exhibition oudh around wreath, "for...awarded to" in wreath. specimen incuse at lower left. pudd-864.4 (but neither photographed nor described). ef and no doubt rare. ex bill spengler who purchased this from p. bosco in december of 1984 $75+

*474 ---1889 silver 55mm shooting medal by pinches. majestic lion above n.i.r.a. 1836-1886 in tablet/bengel presidency rifle association above and below tablet in which is hand engraved "won by pr. g. britt 1889" in 3 lines. on the edge (also hand engraved) is "g. britt northumberland fusrs". pudd-960.9 (similar, puddester's example has the same obverse but a later reverse, that of the army rifle assn). choice ef and rare. ex bill spengler collection and ex richard margolis. certainly a very impressive medal. $150+?

*475 ---1897 æ 45mm by allan wyon. rajkumer college - macnaghten. high relief bust of chester macnaghten left/5 line legend in wreath. macnaghten was the first (and most beloved) principal of rajkumar college. pudd-897.1. choice ef. ex bill spengler who purchased this from howard simmons in august of 1991. $90

*476 ---indian national congress exhibition, bombay,1904. æ50.5 mm. indian woman holding child, legend around/8 various scenes of industry around a central map of india. pudd-904.1. nice ef. ex bill spengler. very attractive. $75+

*477 --- wwii. 121mm æ death medals. a group of 5 medals, britannia in center with lion below, and "he died for freedom and honor", at the right is a tablet with the soldier's name. 5 medals for 5 soldiers, chand khan, muhamad hussain, bach ali, abdullah and hayat ali. vf-ef, a few with stains. most unusual. ex bill spengler collection. $300+?

*478 ---st. john of jerusalem. 1932. silver 38mm. bust of queen victoria right within legend/arms, surrounded by latin legend. choice ef, with elaborate clasp. awarded for faithful service to sgt. f. chand in 1932. the st. john ambulance association operated in india from at least the early 20th century. ex bill spenlger. $50+

*479 israel. 1949 25 mils. missing pearl. closed link type. y8, p2a. the bottom left pearl in the upper link is missing. ef. $50

*480 ---1949 5 pruta with pearl. proof. km-10, p-5a. struck at the ici mint in birmingham. the majority of the proofs of the 1949 issues exhibit only some of the qualities of proof coins. this is a true proof and without doubt the nicest 5 pruta proof we have seen. a couple of very minor spots. we believe that this is from the ici (now imi) archives. a truly rare coin. choice proof$600+

*481 ---1949 10 pruta with pearl. proof. km-11, p-7a. as above, by far the nicest we have seen. a truly rare coin. choice to gem proof$600+

*482 ---specimen coin in copper-nickel. (2.82 grams). 1949 25 pruta with pearl under the bar and the word specimen in captial letters between the denomination and the date. bu. extremely rare. see haffner (1970) page 70 and magnus (1988) page pr-5. about 20 pieces exist. this is most likely from the ici mint archives and is only the 2nd we have offered in the last 20 years. auctions records from $2800 to $5000+. nice unc., a few minor spots. see the following two lots. unlike the issued coin, this has a reeded edge. for related items, see #839 and 840. $2750+

*483 ---specimen coin in aluminum. (1.03). 1949 25 pruta with pearl under the bar and the word specimen in captial letters between the denomination and the date. bu. exceedingly rare. see magnus (1988) page pr-5. this is most likely from the ici mint archives and is only the 2nd piece known. we sold the other known piece to a collector about 30 years ago for $5000. some minor handling marks, but otherwise choice proof-like. should be worth a substantial bid. unlike the issued coin, this has a reeded edge. for related items, see #839 and 840. $4000+

*484 ---specimen coin in bronze. (2.68). 1949 25 pruta with pearl under the bar and the word specimen in captial letters between the denomination and the date. bu. exceedingly rare. see magnus (1988) page pr-5. this is the first known bronze 25 pruta specimen coin. when looking at the reeded edge one can tell that this is plated and most likely over copper nickel as the weight rules out aluminum. should be worth a substantial bid as this is a choice proof-like coin as well as a discovery coin and perhaps unique. for related items, see #839 and 840.$6500+

*485 ---1951 (with 1949 coins). 10 piece bank leumi "muffin tin" set. ms-0a, km-ms1. a very nice set with 10 choice coins. from the ben abelson collection. $150

*486 ---1954 100 pruta. scarce utrecht die type. km19, p-23. vf-ef$200

*487 ---1958-1965. proof commemoratives. 1962 1/2 shekel purim; hanukkah 1958-1963 1 liras in proof; 1958-1965 5 lirot anniversary proofs. from the ben abelson collection. in the 1960's and 1970's ben and his wife claire were among the leaders in the collecting and promoting of israel numismatics. he, no doubt, had the first choice of coins and this collection, housed in an attractive capital plastics type holder contains 15 choice proof coins.. $750+

*488 ---1960. eight grain 1 agora pattern. type i. israel's classic rarity. after the ici mint in birmingham struck trial pieces the bank of israel committee did not approve of the left ear of corn which depicted 8 grains, they wanted that ear to show 10 grains. on this specimen the leaf joins the stalk at a point 1.10 mm from the bottom of the stalk on the left, while the grains are fat and wide. on the reverse the numeral 1 is 9.50 mm high on right edge and 1.80 mm wide at the mid point, while the merchaott (") is large and between the two characters in a very large date. this is only the 3rd known type 1 eight grain pattern, the other two reside in the kagan-maremba collection which was donated to the jewish museum. this and the piece below are only 9th and 10th eight grain patterns known in 4 different types. see haffner (1970, pages 70-71), magnus-kagan (1988 pages ag-3 and ag-4), km-pn1. uncirculated with minor marks on denomination side. we very strongly believe that this and the following lot are from the collection of the ici mint. obviously of extreme rarity and perhaps a once in a lifetime opportunity. the only other type i piece offered in the us was the rafael ellenbogen specimen which ray bought for $7500 in 1974! the first we've ever offered. $7500+

*489 ---1960. eight grain 1 agora pattern. type ii. see the above lot for the reason why this coin was not issued. on this specimen the leaf joins the stalk at the bottom and the grains are thin and narrow. on the reverse the numeral 1 is 9.0 mm on right edge and 1.40 mm wide at the mid point, while the merchaott (") is small and above the two characters in a very large date. this is only the 5th known type 2 eight grain pattern, 2 others reside in the kagan-maremba collection which was donated to the jewish museum and the other two are in israel at least one in the kadman museum. this and the piece above are only 9th and 10th eight grain patterns known in 4 different types. see haffner (1970, pages 70-71), magnus-kagan (1988 pages ag-3 and ag-4), km-pn2. uncirculated with minor marks on denomination side. we very strongly believe that this and the following lot are from the collection of the ici mint. of extreme rarity and perhaps a once in a lifetime opportunity. our research indicates that this is the first time ever that a type ii eight grain pattern has been offered for sale in the us. obviously the first we've ever offered.$7500+

*490 ---1 agora 1960 large date. km-24.1, a1-1a. choice ef-au. this is the nicest large date variety we have offered in many years, probably since the 1980's. should be worth a substantial bid. $450?

491 ---1960 1 Lira Degania Hanukkah Coins. KM-28, H-2. Group of 250 Uncirculated pieces. Retail price if bought individually $1000. Stored in rolls, not flips. What's it worth to you? Sold as is, no returns. From the Carl Rosenblum collection. $500+?

*492 ---1960 1 lira. henrietta szold. hanukkah coin. km-32, h-3a. proof. the key to the hanukkah series. light golden toning. tiny spot. $85

493 ---1961 1 Lira Hero and Sacrifice Hanukkah Coins. Group of 600 Proof pieces. Retail price if bought individually $4800. Stored in rolls, not flips. What's it worth to you? Sold as is, no returns. From the Carl Rosenblum collection. $2500+?

*494 ---1963. 5 lirot. seafaring. km-39, dav-263. the key to the israel 5 pound series. ancient galley/modern steamship. nice bu$175

495 ---Error Coins. 1 Agora's. 1963, 1964, 1966. 3 coins struck slightly off-center, or in the case of the first clipped a bit. 1st EF, the last two BU. $30

*496 ---1975 1 agora error coin. clipped at left. bu. $35+?

*497 ---1979 1 agora error coin. struck off-center. bu. $35+?

498 ---Group of Hanukkah Proof coins. 1973 5 Lirot (7), 1974 10 Lirot (9), 1975 10 Lirot (8) & 1989 2 Sheqalim. 25 silver Proofs, plus 14 miscellaneous minor coins in Unc. 39 coins, 25 silver. Sold as is, no returns. $125+

499 ---Golda Meir. 1996 5 Euros. Her portrait facing half right, with Menorah and globe, her name in English and Hebrew/Denomination, date, flags, legend. Bruce-X19 (similar). BU. Bruce lists X19 as a 50 Euro silver. This is a CN 5 Euro coin. $15+?

500 Italy, Sicily, Catania. Frederick IV (the Simple) of Aragon. 1355-77. Æ Denaro. Arms of Aragon/Elephant. Bi-589 (R), Varesi-1. R. VG-F. Rare. $75

*501 ---,---messina. william ii. (1166-1189). æ1/2 follaro. rex w scys in 2 lines in circle, all within legend/cufic legend in circle, all within another cufic legend. bi-1233 (r), sp-119. nice vf. $75?

502 ---,---,---Manfred 1258-1266. HyA monogram with crescent atop/Cross. Bi-1278. VF$50

503 ---Tassarolo. Livia Centurioni Oltremarini. 1666 Silver Luiginos. Group of 4, 3 VF (1 toned, two with flan flaws), the fourth has no obverse, reverse is aVF coin is somewhat corroded. Varesi-995, KM-52. $125+?

*504 ---venice. marino morosini, 1249-1253. æ quartarolo. letters and pellets in field, legend around/cross with 4 fleur de lis. bi-2774 (r5). f-vf, bit clipped. very rare. $200?

505 ---,---Giovanni Dandolo. 1280-1289 Æ Quartarolo. Letters and pellets in field, legend around/Cross with 4 Fleur de lis. Bi-2792 (R4). F+, bit clipped. Very rare. $150

506 ---Kingdom of Napoleon.1808-M (Milan). 5 Lire. KM-10.1, Dav-202. F/VF $75+

*507 japan, meiji. year 6 (1873). 50 sen. y-25. the rare type 2, with a very long lower horizontal stoke in "nen", the character to the right of the western "n" in sen. choice ef, toned. $225+

508 Jersey. 1841-1975. Collection of 80 coins. Virtually complete through the pre-decimal series, the only coin that seems to be missing is the 1/24 Shilling Type 2 of 1923 (KM-13) with a few duplicates. VG to Proof, with most coins EF or better. A very nice collection which includes 11 decimal coins. Catalog value over $850. Ex Bill Spengler collection. Most are still in the holders from the dealers he bought these from, mostly in the 1970's. Some of the dealers represented are Jim King, Dennis Gill, Karl Stephens, myself, Bill Randell, Numis International and Robert Mish. Sold as is, no returns. $500?

509 Kyrgyzstan, Republic. 1995 10 Som. KM-1. Proof. Millennium of Manas. In case of issue. $50+?

*510 mexico, carlos & johanna. 1506-1562. 4 reales, assayer g (m-g). vogt-18. f-vf, somewhat oxidized. $100+

*511 ---,---4 reales, assayer p (m-p). early series! vogt-16, nesmith-26. full legends, vf. very rare as such. $2500+

*512 ,---,---4 reales (13.04), assayer a (m-a). vogt-18, nesmith-58 (similar). late series. vf/ef. pillar side very choice$1250

513 ---Ferdinand VII. 1819-JJ 8 Reales. KM-111. VF+. Nice$50

*514 ---,---. 1820-jj 2 reales. km-93. vg and very rare. $250

*515 ---republic. culiacan. 1851 c ce. 8 reales. km-377.3. nice vf for mint, usual weak centers. $150

516 ---,---,---1885 GN AM 8 Reales. KM-377.3. The scarce GN rather than CN mintmark. VF$125

517 ---,---Guadalajara. 1854 Ga JG 8 Reales. KM-377.6. Toned EF. $125

518 ---,---,---1856/5 Ga JG 8 Reales. KM-377.6. Overdate. VF. $150+

*519 ---,---oaxaca. 1862 o fr 8 reales. km-377.11. nice lightly toned unc., usual light adj. marks around edge and small dig above. still a very choice coin. $275+

520 ---,---,---1863 O FR 8 Reales. KM-377.11. Toned EF. Usual adjustment marks on eagle's breast, fields somewhat grainy. $100

521 ---,---Potosi. 1834 Pi JS 8 Reales. KM-377.12. Lustrous AU+, but eagles breast flat as usual$100

*522 ---,---,---1845 pi am 8 reales. km-377.12.ef-au, eagle's breast much more detailed than usual. $150+

*523 ---,---,---1867 pi ps 8 reales.. km-377.12. ef. $100+

*524 ---,---1874 cn f 50 centavos. km-407.2. vg-f and very rare date. $175

525 ---,---1882 Cn D. 50 Centavos. KM-407.2. G-VG. Rare. $175

526 ---,---1875 Do H 50 Centavos. KM-407.3. Fine. Rare. $175

527 ---,---1884 MoM 50 Centavos. KM-407.6. Fine. Rare. $175

528 ---,---1872 Go S. Peso. KM-408.4. Lustrous AU, just moderate handling. $75

529 ---,---1871 Pi O. Peso. KM-408.7. Lustrous EF-AU, Eagle side nice but for one rim nick, balance scale side a bit scruffy. $75

530 ---,---1873 Zs H. Peso. KM-408.8. EF-AU, cleaned.. $75

531 ---Group of coins. 50 Centavos 1876 AsL & 1879 PiH; Pesos- 1932, 1933, 1947, 1957 (3), 1961 (3), 1962, 1964, 1966; 5 Pesos 1947, 1948 (3), 1953 & 1957 (both regular issues); 10 Pesos 1956 & 1960 and 1968 25 Pesos Type I (3) and Type 2. The two 19th century coins are low grade, the rest are VG to BU, Mostly Unc. Conservative retail value. $125+. Sold as is, no returns. $100

532 ---Estados Unidos. 1921 50 Centavos. KM-447. Type III. BU, rim nick a few marks in field. $75+

*533 netherlands, overijssel. 1737 1 gulden. crowned arms divide value/standing female figure leaning on bible on column, holding spear with liberty cap, crane mintmark. delmonte-1184, as km-63.2, but date unlisted. nice ef, with luster a bit weak on one edge, but very nice. $65+

*534 ---wilhelmina. 1938 2 1/2 gulden. deep hairlines variety. km-165. aef. $100

*535 netherlands antilles. beatrix. 1982 50 gulden. km-31. 250th anniversary of the mikve israel emanuel synagogue. scarce proof. 1st we've offered since 1996! see lot # 1114 for a related medal. $50

*536 palestine, british mandate. 5 mil. 1927. error. off-center hole. y3, km-3. ef. this is most likely ex lot 482 from ark auction of 1980 where it brought only $105. however the coin was not pictured (expect for a small photo on the back cover) and it was listed under trade coin errors, rather than palestine. we think it's worth well above that. $300+

*537 ---,---10 mils 1933. km-4, y4. nice au-unc. very scarce, especially so nice. $175

*538 ---,---10 mils 1935. km-4. au. scarce this nice. $100

*539 ---,---10 mils. 1937. y4, km-4. nice unc., minor spotting. $150+

*540 ---,---20 mils 1934. y5, km-5. ef! key date in high grade. we recently bought this coin from a customer who we sold the coin to more than 25 years ago. $200+

*541 ---,---20 mils 1935. y5, km-5. choice au, thus scarce. $200

*542 ---,---1941. y5, km-5. nice au. the key date in very high grade. this is one of the nicest 1941 20 mils we've handled in years. the last au we can recall offering was one in 1999 that sold for $500!$500

*543 ---,---50 mils 1933. y6, km-6. choice bu. $150

*544 ---,---50 mils 1934. y6, km-6. bu, key date. $150

*545 ---,---100 mils. 1927. y7, km-7. choice toned unc. another high grade coin., that we sold around 25 years ago and recently acquired again. $125+

*546 ---,---100 mils 1939. km-7, y7. bu. $75+

*547 ---,---100 mils 1942. km-7, y7. au-unc. $75+

*548 ---1931. international colonial expo. (held in paris). medal. gilt 30mm. the pavilion of the palestine expo/palestine in english and arabic, eretz-israel in hebrew. haffner ep-47. nice ef. a similar piece sold last fall sold for $110. $75+

*549 panama, republic. 1916 5 centesimos. y6, km-2. vf. key date. $75

*550 peru, philip v. (1)742-l v. 8 reales cob. km-34, cal-633. decent f-vf, but pierced virtually full legend, weak at edges as usual. $175

*551 poland, litzmannstadt (lodz ghetto). 1943 5 mark. aluminum. (1.55). km-tn2, camp-4752b. ef+. very high grade, perhaps the nicest we've had. with "fanciful barbed wire around star and legend" as per george fisher. $75+

*552 ---,---,---1943 5 mark (1.00). km-tn2a, c-4752a. magnesium. aef. high grade for this issue, one of the nicest we've handled. $75+

*553 ---,---,---1943 10 mark (3.56). aluminum. km-tn3, camp-4753b. nice ef, bit spotted. $75+

*554 ---,---,---1943 10 mark magnesium (1.70). km-tn3a, camp-4753a. f-vf, dark as usual. ex 33c, #776 at $100. $100

*555 ---,---,---1943 20 mark aluminum (6.93). km-tn4, camp-4754, sb-1026. vf-ef, some minor spotting. a nice coin. $125+

*556 portuguese india, diu. peter ii. 1686 æ 1/2 or 1 bazaruco (or perhaps 3/4 b). crowned arms/date in cross. km-1v. vf. the weight of this coin is 3.46 grams, while normal 1/2 bazarucos of peter ii weigh 2.8 grams and the 1 bazarucos weigh 4.57. this coin was submitted to kp to photograph in march of 1998 but they failed to list it in the 3rd edition of the 17th century scwc. bill spengler resubmitted it, in april of 2003. we'll see what happens. scarce, a discovery coin!$75

*557 romania, ferdinand i. 1921 25 bani pattern struck in nickel. hf incuse to left of date. km-pnd180 similar. bu. $175+

*558 ---,---1921 50 bani pattern struck in nickel. hf incuse to left of date. km-pn180 similar. bu. $175+

*559 spain, ferdinand & isabella. 1474-1504. silver 4 reales of seville. crowned arms/ribbons above arrows. assayer "p". cal-179, c&c-type 19. vf/vf+, obverse a bit grainy, reverse very nice. $375+

*560 sweden, karl ix. 1599 1/2 ore. "jehovah" in hebrew in ring of fire/arms, last 2 digits of date, all within legend. ahl-26, km-7v, needleman-293,18. choice ef, thus rare so nice. $250

*561 switzerland, aargau. 1809 20 batzen. km-17, cr-9. choice ef+$350

*562 ---appenzell. 1816 4 franken. bear and v-r in wreath, date below, legend around/ standing knight with shield. dav-868, km-12. choice lustrous ef. only 1850 struck. $500+

563 ---Basel. 1809 3 Batzen. KM-198. Unc., lightly toned and Bern 1826 1 Batzen KM-193. Fine. 2 coins, the first very nice. $60

*564 ---bern. 1679 taler. bear in shield, all in frame, all in legend/legend around 8 linked b's with star in center, date as ".1679", no p or v. d-4619c, km-46v. nice vf. $400

*565 ---,---1795 40 batzen or thaler. crowned shield with arms of bern with bear in center/standing knight (single plume in hat) with sword, date below. dav-1759a, km-150 (this is what km pictures, their description is wrong). choice ef, the obverse is especially lustrous. very faint hairlines. $400+

*566 ---,---1798 40 batzen or thaler. crowned shield with arms of bern with bear in center, all in oval panel/standing knight with sword, small date below all in oval panel. dav-1760a, km-164 (this is what km pictures). ef, light hairlines. $350

*567 ---,--- 1798 40 batzen or thaler. crowned shield with arms of bern with bear in center, all in oval panel/standing knight with sword, large date below all in oval panel. dav-1760b, km-165 (this is what km pictures). aef. light hairlines. $350

*568 ---,---(1816) counterstamped over 1793 french louis xvi constitutional ecu (c93). bear c/s on obverse, 40 bz on reverse. km-182. coin f-vf, counterstamp vf$300+

*569 ---,---1855 silver 41mm shooting festival medal. 500th anniversary of bern's entry into swiss confederation. by frener. man with flags and sword/legend. krause-57, martin-19. nice ef, very light hairlines. $150+

*570 ---geneva. 1723 taler. rayed sun with ihs above large shield/crowned double eagle, with date and legend in border. dav-1767, km-69. pleasant vf. $200

*571 ---,---1794 taler (or genevoise or 10 decimes). turreted head of liberty left, "egalitie liberte independance tb" below in 3 lines/legend in center between wheat heads, legend around. dav-1768, km-98. ef, but for adjustment marks both sides. $400+

*572 ---grandbunden. 1842 4 franken. 3 shields below clasped hands/swiss arms on flags, rifles and branches. struck for the shooting festival at chur in grandbunden. dav-372, km-17. toned ef,$500

*573 ---helvetian republic. 1801 4 franken. knight with banner standing left, date below/denomination and b (for bern) in wreath. dav-359, km-a10. lustrous ef. $550+

*574 ---luzern. 1622 taler. crowned double eagle with arms on breast/saint leodegar standing with crook and borer. dav-4624, km-24. ef, neat mount removal. $400

*575 ---,---1814 4 franken. arms of luzern/standing knight with national arms. dav-364, km-109. aef. $250

*576 ---,---,---another. ef, very light hairline scr. in left rev. field. $300+

*577 ---st. gallen. 1621 taler. standing bear left, date and legend around/crowned double eagle. dav-4677, km-61. vf, edge knock near date. $150

*578 ---,--- beda angehrn of hagenwyl. 1777-h taler. legend around mantled arms over 4 part arms/bear in wreath, date below, legend around. dav-1778, km-29. nearly ef, small flan flaw reverse. $325+

*579 ---schaffhausen. 1623 taler. ram left, half removed from temple, date above, all within double circle within legend/crowned eagle. dav-4627, km-25. avf, weakly struck around edges. $125

*580 ---vaud. 1954 silver 33 mm medal by lassare. shooting festival at lausanne. bust of general henri guisan left/legend on cross. kr-338, martin-1006. bu$50?

*581 ---zug. (1827) shooting medal. silver 40mm by johann caspar bruppacher. city view/allegorical scene with two figures and flags behind. very rare, only 40-50 minted according to delbert krause, while martin says 100. martin-147, kr-340. ef-au, lightly hairlined. $400+?

*582 ---zurich. 1512 guildiner. 3 saints with heads in hands, date below, legend around/3 shields crowned and supported by two lions in circle of 16 shields. dav-8771. vf, mount removed, very lightly cleaned. very rare. should be worth a very substantial bid. $1200+

*583 ---,---1761 taler. lion with sword and shield left/city view showing buildings, churches, river, ships, bridges etc., date in cartouche below. dav-1791, km-143.4. nice vf$300

*584 ---,---1813-b 40 batzen. shield with wreath above, garland at side, value in exergue/legend and date in wreath, mm below. dav-366c, km-191. p-l au, lightly hairlined. $300+

*585 ---shooting taler. 1857. bern. 5 francs. crossed rifles over cross in wreath/standing figure with gun. y-4s, km-s4, dav-378. bu, light golden toning on right obverse edge, light hairline in reverse field. a very nice coin. $400

*586 ---,---1859. zurich. 5 francs. 3 shields supported by 2 lions, zurich above, denomination below/standing figure with gun, date. y-5s, km-s5, dav-379. au/ef. $200

*587 ---,---1861. nidwalden. (5 francs). rayed cross/monument of 3 figures. y-6s, km-s6, dav-380. ef, golden toning around edge of monument side, some hairlines. $200

*588 ---,---1863. la chaux-de-fonds. 5 francs. seated liberty/arms. y-7s, km-s7, dav-1863. toned ef, lightly cleaned long ago. $175

*589 ---,---1865 schauffhausen. 5 francs. arms with ram in center/seated woman with child. y-8s, km-s8, dav-382. ef+, lightly cleaned. $100

*590 ---,---1867. schwyz. 5 francs. arms/lion and shield. y-9s, km-s9, dav-383. bu, a few marks in field. $250

*591 ---,---1869. zurich. 5 francs. 2 shields/figure with flag, 1422 in ex. y-10s, km-s10, dav-869. choice bu. some peripheral toning. gorgeous coin. $550

*592 ---,---1872 5 francs. zurich. arms/standing female figure. y-11s, km-s11, dav-385. unc., some light hairlines. $150+

*593 ---,---1874 5 francs. st. gallen. arms over city view, date/kneeling figure, landscape in background. y-12s, km-s12, dav-386. unc., very light handling marks. $125

*594 ---,---,---another, as above. unc., very light handling marks. some light toning. $125

*595 ---,---1876 5 francs. lausanne. city view with bridge/female figures clasping hands. y-13s, km-s13. dav-387. unc., but usual light hairlines. $125+

*596 ---,---1879. basel. 5 francs. arms, 22 surrounding shields/standing figure. y-14s, km-s14, dav-388. unc., obverse lustrous$125

*597 ---,---1881 5 francs. fribourg. city view, value, date, arms/monument of 3 figures.y-15s, km-s15, dav-389. unc., lightly hairlined. $125

*598 ---,---1883 5 francs. lugano. city view on lake/2 figures seated on tunnel, value. y-16s, km-s16. dav-390. unc., hairlines. $125

*599 ---,---1885 5 francs. bern. arms, with bear left/standing figure. y-17s, km-s17, dav-391. nice unc., just light hairlines. $125

600 ---,---Group of 4. 1874 St. Gallen, 1876 Lausanne, 1879 Basel and 1885 Bern. EF-Unc., mostly AU or better with hairlines. $300+

601 ---,--- Group of 10. 1865 Schaffhausen, 1867 Schwyz, 1869 Zug, 1872 Zurich, 1874 St. Gallen, 1876 Lausanne, 1879 Basel, 1881 Fribourg, 1883 Lugano and 1885 Bern. EF to Unc., mostly Unc.. with usual hairlines. A very nice group. Sold as is, no returns. $1000+

*602 ---confederation. 1874-b. 5 francs. seated liberty left. one of the classic 19th century european crowns. km-11, dav-376. dot after b for brussels mint. ef-au, some minor marks in field. $225

*603 ---,---1874-b 5 francs. . km-11, dav-376. without dot after b for bern mint. gvf, lightly cleaned. $100+

*604 ---,---1889 5 francs. dav-392, km-34. au, lightly cleaned. $250

605 ---,---1889 5 Francs. Dav-392, KM-34. aVF$60

*606 ---,---1889 5 francs. dav-392, km-34. ef, lightly cleaned. $175

607 ---,---1922-B 5 Francs. KM-37, Dav-393. VF, lightly cleaned. $50

608 ---,---1923-B 5 Francs. KM-37, Dav-393. 2 coins, VF and cleaned EF.. $75

609 ---,---1923-B 5 Francs. KM-37, Dav-393. EF, light hairlines. $50

*610 ---,---1926-b 5 francs. km-38, dav-394. similar to above but obverse in higher relief and denomination as fr. instead of fr. ef, lightly hairlined, tiny rim nick. $75+

*611 ---,---1934-b. five francs, fribourg shooting festival. km-s18, y-44. choice bu$60+

612 ---,---1936-B. 5 Francs. Confederation Armament Fund. Y46, KM-41. Unc. $30

*613 ---,---1939-b 5 francs. lucerne shooting festival. y47, km-s20. bu$60

*614 ---,---another. nicer. lucerne shooting festival. y47, km-s20. choice bu$75

*615 ---,---zurich exposition. 1939 5 francs. km-43, y50. bu$90

*616 ---,---600th anniversary of battle of laupen. 1939-b 5 francs. y-49, km-42. bu, hint of toning. scarce. $400

*617 ---,---nd (1941) 5 francs. 650th anniversary of confederation. y51, km-44. bu$50

*618 ---,---1944-b. battle of st. jakob. 5 francs. y52, km-45. bu, light toning. very attractive. $60

619 ---,---Group of Commemoratives. ND 1941 650th Anniversary of Confederation EF; 1948 Constitution Centennial (4) and 1963 Red Cross (8). 13 silver 5 Franc commemoratives, Unc to choice BU, most Choice BU. Sold as is, no returns. $100+

620 ---,---1934-1963. Set of Commemoratives. Fribourg, Armament Fund, Lucerne, Laupen, Zurich Expo, 650th Anniversary, St. Jakob, Constitution and Red Cross. 1934, 1936, 1939 (3), 1941, 1944, 1948 and 1963. 9 silver 5 Franc commemortives. EF to Unc., most Unc, some scarce. The Laupen is a nice AU with a few very tiny rim nicks. $400+

621 ---Group of 3: 1860-B 2 Francs. KM-10a, Fine, cleaned; 1886-B 2 Francs. KM-21 VF-EF and Appenzell 1809 1/2 Batzen KM-7. F, but has been holed and plugged. $100

622 ---,---2 Francs. 1904 to 1964. 1904, 1905, 1910, 1914, 1920 (5), 1921, 1922, 1939, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1958, 1959 (2), 1960, 1961, 1963 (9) and 1964 (3). Plus 1 Franc 1912. 36 coins, F to BU, most of the early dates are F-VF, the 20's through the 40's, VF or better, the later dates BU. Sold as is, no returns. $80+

623 ---,---5 Francs. KM-40. 1931 to 1969. Complete date set of 18 silver coins. VF to BU. Most of the earlier dates are VF to EF and the later dates are Unc or BU. However the 1933 is a nice Unc and the key date 1952 is a GVF. Sold as is no returns. $100j

624 ---,---Group of 5 Francs, 1931 (2), 1932 (5), 1939, 1954, 1966 (8) KM-40 (silver); 1968 (12), 1970 (6), 1973 KM-40.1 (CN) and 1974 Revision of the Constitution KM-52 (13). 47 coins, the first 3 dates VF, the rest mostly BU. $100?

625 ---Group of 6 Silver Medals. All different, all about 33mm or so. 1953 150th Year of Aargau, 1953 Facing busts of Christian Schybi & Niklaus Leuenberger, 1953 150th Anniv. of Federation, 1966 Aarav Music Festival, 1966 50th Anniv. Swiss "Mustermesse" and 1971 Riggenbach. 6 different medals, all silver, all unc, a few with minor handling marks. Sold as is, no returns. $100+?

626 ---Group of 6 Silver Medals. All different, all about 33mm or so. 1952 St. Jacob, 1953 150th Anniversary Ticicno, 1953 150th Anniv. Swiss Republic, 1964 Swiss Nat. Expo in Lausanne, 1970 100 Years of Sharpshooters in Bern and 1971 900th Anniversary of Appensell. 6 different medals, all silver, all unc, a few with minor handling marks. Sold as is, no returns. $100+?

627 ---Group of 6 Silver Medals. All different, all about 33mm or so. 1951 600th Aniversary Zurich, 1952 600th Anniv. Zug, 1953 150th Anniv. Vaud entry into Confederation, 1953 150 Anniversary Bern entry into Confederation, 1963 Zurich Shooting Festival (K-3838) and 1964 Lausanne 1 Ecu (Bruce-XM18) (37mm). 6 different medals, all silver, all unc, a few with minor handling marks. Sold as is, no returns. $100+?

628 Turkey. Large Ottoman Silver Akce group. Almost 290 pieces with some larger pieces thrown in. Mostly Fair to Fine. Not a fantastic group, but we certainly haven't looked at it very long. At the worst a great group for a belly dancer, at the best who knows. Sold as is, no returns. $225+

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629 ---,---A group of cons. Mehmet Chelebi, Mehmed II (2 different), Suleyman I, Murad III, Mehmed III, Ahmed I, Suleyman II, Abdul Hamid I, Ahmed III, Abdul Aziz (Y10, KM-690 year 3 VF holed), Abdul Hamid (3 different including the scarce 1293/3 10 Para, YA17, KM-276 EF, slight bend). 14 different coins, 12 of which are silver, one holed as mentioned. Retail value probably $450+. All identified, sold as is, no returns. $250?

*630 ---muhammad v. 1327/9 (1917) 20 piastres. km-780. nice lightly toned unc. scarce this nice. $100+

*631 united states. 1863 patriotic civil war token. magen david in wreath/"union" and flags. fuld 189/399. nice ef. the significance of the magen david (jewish star) is unknown. a similar piece, but only in vf sold for $33 in very spirited bidding in our last sale. $40+

632 ---California. 1922 Silver 45mm by Larson. Agricultural Medal. "The Great Seal of the The State of California" around allegorical scene with mountains in background. "Awarded by the California State Agricultural Society to "Calaveras County Asbestos 1922"", the last part engraved. Toned EF, rim nick. Did they give this award for laying down asbestos? $25+?

*633 ---1929. myron t. herrick. herrick was us ambassador to france from 1914-1929. group of 3 medals. 1) 1929 æ67mm by j. p. logastelios. his bust left, legend under us coat of arms, "at this time, it might have well served france if the american ambassador had been killed by the bomb from the german aeroplane. there are moments when a dead ambassador might be more valuable than a live one. words spoken in paris on september 27th 1914." in 6 lines with his incuse signature below; 2) & 3) æ68mm 1929 the obverse with the same portrait by the same artist, the reverse by a. morlon, a ship & "the cruiser tourville brings back to the united states the remains of myron t. herrick mdccccxxix. all ex bill spengler collection, #1 and #2 from howard simmons, #3 from catherine bullowa. $150+?

*634 ---1967. john f. kennedy on 1921-d morgan dollar. one of 6 pieces handcarved by baldin in 1967. ef, rare and most unusual. ex bill spengler collection. $100+


635 A Group of 3. Ethiopia P12b $1 (1945) GVF, but slightly soiled reverse, Bennett(?) signature, Hungary P-S117 10 Forint. 1848 VF+ and New Zealand P155 1 Pound 1 August 1934. VG. 3 notes. $75

636 Afghanistan. P1a and 1b. 1 Rupee SH 1298 VF, red serial # (small tear repaired) no counterfoil and P1b 1 Rupee 1299, with counterfoil and usual blood smudge AU. To show their honesty, integrity and loyalty, bank clerks pricked their fingers before counting banknotes. $40?

637 ---P2a & 2b. 5 Rupees 1298 & 1299. The first F-VF, the 2nd AU with blood smudge on back. $40?

638 ---P5 100 Rupees SH1298. VF, a few tears around margin. Ex WMR Mile High Auction II, 202. $20

639 ---2 notes. P6 5 Afghanis and P8 10 Afghanis. Both EF-AU. $50+?

*640 ---p7a 5 afghanis. semi finished proof print. au. scarce as sucn. $50+?

641 ---P7c 5 Afghani. SH1305. Uniface, back lilac. Au-Unc. Basically unc., paper has a few ruffles. Scarce. $100?

642 ---P9a 10 Afghanis. 1307SH. Au-Unc$50+

*643 ---p10a 50 afghanis. sh1307. w/o watermark. au$20

644 ---P10n 50 Afghanis. SH1307. With watermark. AU$25+


*645 ---p14a. 1 rupee, nd, type without additional handstamps. au-unc., very tiny portion of lower right corner missing. $100

646 ---P15 2 Afghanais. SH1315. Monument at center on back. EF, small remnant of paper at left margin from probably being pasted into book. $25

*647 ---p16, 17, 18, 19. 5 afghanis, lilac, 10 afghanis, brown, 20 afghanis, tan and 50 afghanis, blue. all unc. with block letters only. $350+?

648 ---P16. 5 Afghanis. Lilac. EF, small remnant of paper at left margin from probably being pasted into book. $60+?

649 ---P16A 5 Afghanis. SH 1315. Green. VF, tear at upper left, very faint evidence of being pasted into book. Still decent. $40

650 ---P16B 5 Afghanis (?) ND Green. Pick lists P16B and 16C as both green, presumably one is meant to be lilac and we think its 16C. VF+, removed from album and partial handstamp in upper left and lower right corner. $40

*651 ---p16c (?) (see note on above lot). 5 afghanis. nd. lilac.. vf, graffiti in left margin. removed from album. scarce. $100+?

652 ---P17A 10 Afghanis. ND. Brown. EF, but tear bottom margin, pencil mark extending from monument to left and has been removed from album. $75+?

653 ---P17 & P17a. 10 Afghanis. Forgeries of P17 & P17a, as well as a genuine P17a. The two forgeries are Fine and VF, both with pinholes. At first glance they look like they have watermarks, but holding them up to the light shows that they do not. The genuine P17a is choice EF, but once glued into book. All ex Bill Henderson (Long Beach July 1989) and identified by Bill as forgeries (the first two). Scarce. $90?

654 ---P18A 20 Afghanis. ND, Red brown. EF, but for small (repaired) tear in lower right margin and purple handstamps (?) in each corner on front. Has been removed from album. $75+?

655 ---P19A 50 Afghanis. ND. Blue. VF, small tears on bottom margin and like the above has been removed from album. Scarce. $100+?

*656 ---p20a 100 afghanis. nd. violet. vf+, but for small repaired tear lower right, handstamps (?) each corner and has been removed from album. rare. $150+

657 ---P23 20 Afghanis. SH1318. Au-Unc. $20

658 ---P25. 50 Afghanis. SH 1318. Au-Unc. $40+

659 ---P26 100 Afghanis. SH1318. AU-Unc. Large and impressive note. $60

660 ---P27. 500 Afghanis. SH 1318. VF. $125+

661 ---P27A 1000 Afghanis. SH1318. Fine, edge tears but design intact. A bit soiled. Rare. $100+

662 ---P32 SH1327. 50 Afghanis. Green. Unc. $25+

663 ---P33a. 50 Afghanis. SH1330. Au-Unc. $25+

664 ---P33c. 50 Afghanis. SH1336. Au-Unc. $30+

*665 ---p36 1000 afghanis. 1327. unc. and rare as such. $300+

666 ---P40A 500 Afhanis. SH1340 (1961). AU$60

667 ---P46. 1000 Afghanis. SH 1346. Unc. $75+

668 ---P53A. 20 Afghanis. SH1357. SPECIMEN. Issue bearing "Khalq: on face. P-53A (This is the plate note). Unc. Ex Bill Spengler collection.$175+

669 Albania, PS-184. 1 Ghrush (1913). Siege Money. Railroad issue of General Esat Pasha. EF-AU$75

670 Algeria, Bone. Chamber of Commerce Issue. 50¢ 10 July 1917 and 1 Franc 18 May 1915. JP-2 & 3. Both EF, with hinge remnants. $40

671 ---,---,---4 different 50¢ issues, 2 different 1 Franc issues. J.P-1, 3, 4, 6, 8 & 9. Six notes, the first 3 EF-AU, the fourth EF, the last two VG. All with hinge remnants. All different, some scarce. $100+?

672 ---Bougie, Setif. Chamber of Commerce Issues. 50¢ and 1 Franc. 17 April 1915. JP 1 & 2. The first EF, the 2nd Unc., both with hinge marks. $30+

673 --- Constantine. Chamber of Commerce. JP-6. 50 Centimes. 7 November 1916. SPECIMEN. Unc., but for hinge marks. $60+?

*674 ---,---,---jp-7. 1 franc. 7 november 1916. specimen. unc., but for hinge marks. rare?$60+?

675 ---,---,--- 50¢, 1 France, .05 France and .10 Franc. The first two 1 May 1915 Series B, the last two ND blue and red "tickets". JP 1, 2, 38 & 39. The first two unc., but for hinge remnants, the 3rd Fine, hinged and soiled, the last EF, but hinged and back damaged by removal from album. 4 notes. $50+

676 ---Oran. Chamber of Commerce Issues. 50¢ (Au-Unc), 1 (VF) and 2 Francs (Unc). JP-2, 3 and 4. The 50¢ dated 10 Nov. 1915, the other two 12 May 1915. Plus .05 & .10 Franc ND tan and orange "Tickets". EF-AU. All 5 hinged, the 2 Fr. scarce. $90

677 ---Philippville. Chamber of Commerce Issue. JP-3 and 4. 50¢ and 1 Franc. 10 November 1914. Both Unc, with hinge remnants. $40+?

*678 angola. p-104ct, 105ct. 20 and 50 escudos. 10 june 1973. color trial specimens. very attractive. choice unc., with two holes punched as issued. $300+

679 Argentina. P228. 10 Centavos. 19 July 1895. SPECIMEN. Unc. $90

680 ---P229. 20 Centavos. 19 July 1895. SPECIMEN. Unc. $100

681 ---P230. 50 Centavos. 19 July 1895. SPECIMEN. Unc. $175

*682 armenia. p32 250 rubles. 1919 (1920). ef. woman spinning yarn at left on back. scarce. $50+

683 Austria. Wood Notgeld. Hadersfeld (in Wienwerwald). 10 & 20 Heller. 1 June 1920. The 50 a bit faded. Both scarce. $40+?

684 Belgian Congo. P13Aa. 5 Francs. 1943 3rd Issue. VG-F. $40

685 ---P14. 10 Francs. 10 December 1941. VG-F. $50

*686 belize. p-36ct. 10 dollars. nd (1974-76) color trial specimen in green and orange with multicolor undertint. choice unc. $650+

687 Bermuda. P18a. 5 Shillings. 20 October 1952. aEF. Nice note, but not quite EF. $25

688 Bolivia, P-95p. 20 Bolivianos. ND. Front Proof mounted on card stock. Unc. $300

689 ---P93p. 5 Bolivianos. ND. Front Proof Mounted on card stock. Unc. $125

690 ---P94p. 10 Bolivianos. ND. Front Proof Mounted on card stock. Unc. $100

691 Brazil. P5. 1 Mil Reis (1918), Estampa 9A. Front Proof. Child holding caduceus at right. Choice unc., but for tiny nick in right margin. $100+

692 ---P-188b variety. 5 Cruzeiros Novos over 5000 Cruzeiros. ND (1966/67). Series 1701A, Provisional issue. Uniface front Specimen. Unc. $120

693 British Guiana. P13b Two Dollars. 1 October 1938. VG+$50

694 British Honduras. P-28bs.1 Dollar.ND (1964) Color Trial Specimen. Control #, "For Colour" and "13/5/64" handwritten in upper margin. No signatures, serial numbers etc. Specimen Perforated. AU-Unc. $225

*695 ---p29as. $2 1 march 1956. specimen, with control number in pencil and "12345" printed in red in upper margin and control numbers and date on back. unc. $500

696 ---P-30as. $5 1 October 1956. Specimen. With control number and date in ink and "12345" printed in black in upper front margin. Au-Unc. $500

*697 ---p-32b 20 dollars. 1 may 1969. au. extremely rare as an issued note in high grade. $1200

698 British West Africa. P8a. 20 Shillings. 14 September 1934, Lagos. VG, graffiti on back. The use of graffiti, in this case manuscript numbers, was not unusual for large denomination notes (this was the largest denomination in BWA until the 1950's) in Africa and the mideast. $100

*699 brunei. p-12s. 1000 ringitt. specimen. nd (1979). sultan on front, museum on back. very rare specimen issue. unc. $1500+

700 Canada. Pair of notes. P32b $1 17 March 1917 VG and P38 $1 1935 (French) Fine. $75+

701 Cape Verde. P50s variety. 500 Escudos. ND (1958). Color trial Specimen in red & green. Unc. $250+

702 ---P54s, 55s, 56s. 100, 500 and 1000 Escudos. SPECIMENS. ND. (1977). 3 pretty choice Unc notes. $200+

703 China. P182s.1 Dollar. 1926. Specimen without issuing branch overprint. EF. $50

704 ---P183s.5 Dollars. 1926. Specimen without issuing branch overprint. aEF. $150+

705 ---P184s. 10 Dollars. 1926. Specimen without issuing branch overprint. EF. $100

706 ---P200s. 5 Dollars. 1930. SPECIMEN. EF, pinholes, tear in margin. $45

706 a---Mengchiang Bank. P-J105 1 Yuan. ND (1938). Sheep grazing in front of mountains at center. Nice Au-Unc. $40

707 ---American Oriental Bank of Fukien. P-S107a. 1 Silver Dollar. 16 September 1922. Choice AU. Ship note. $175+

708 ---Yung Heng Provincial Bank of Kirin. P-S1081a (S1082). 100 Tiao. 1928. Au-Unc$40

709 ---Provincial Bank of Kweichow. P-S2461-2463. 1, 5 & 10¢. 3 high grade notes. Au-Unc. $75+

710 ---Shansi Provincial Bank. P-S2677. 1 Yuan. 1936. AU. No large folds, just some evidence of handling at corners and tiny pinhole at upper left corner. $60

711 ---Bank of Peihai. P-S3551C. 1 Yuan. 2952. Herd of Sheep on front. Au-Unc. Just some minor handling. $40

712 ---Bank of Bai Hai. P-S3596. 200 Yuan. 1945. Shan Dung. VF$60

713 ---Ta Han Szechuan Military Govt. P-S3948. 1 Yuan. 4609 (1912). Unc. $50

714 Congo Democratic Republic. P12s2. 1 Zaire/100 Makuta. SPECIMEN. 21 January 1970. Unc. Catalogs at $125!$75?

715 ---P14s 5 Zaires. 24 November 1971. Specimen. AU. Catalogs $250 in Unc., this isn't quite unc., but it should be worth more than 1/3 of that$100

716 ---P15s 10 Zaires. 30 June 1971. Specimen. Au-Unc. Another note with high catalog value. $120

*717 ---p90. 100 francs. 1 november 1997. brown. elephant at left/dam on back. choice unc. $75

718 ---P92 100 Francs. 4 January 2000. Design as above, but blue. Choice Unc. $60

719 Costa Rica. Error Note. P236x. 5 Colones. 7 April 1933. Date should read 1983. Unc. $25+

720 Crete, Bank of Crete. P-S153 20 Drachmai. 26 September 1915. VF. $150

721 Cuba. P86a. 1 Peso. 1953. Manifesto de Montecristi. Unc. $150

722 ---Foreign Exchange Certificates. P FX7-9. 5, 10 and 20 Pesos. ND (1985). Green with various Spanish colonial fortresses on back. 3 choice Unc notes. $70?

723 Czechoslovakia, Theresienstadt Concentration Camp. 10 and 50 Kronen. 1 January 1943. 2 pieces of each. VF$40

724 Dominican Republic. P-127s & 128s. 50 and 100 Pesos. Specimens. Both Series 1988 and Unc. $60

725 Ecuador. P95a. 100 Sucres. 23 January 1942. VG-Fine. $75

726 Egypt. P10c. 25 Piastres. 5 January 1945, Small Nixon sign. Choice EF-AU. $50

727 ---P-17 Proofs. 100 Pounds. ND (1921-45). Front and Back, black and white Proofs on wide margin paper. Signatures signing approval on both sides (in margins). F-VF and very rare. $1500

*728 ---p18. 1 pound. 2 september 1924. camel at center. vg-f. $200

729 ---P19c. 5 Pounds. 20 November 1940. Early Nixon Signature. Gd Very Fine. $125+

730 ---P19c. 5 Pounds. 5 January 1945. Nixon Signature. Fine$50

731 ---P21d. 50 Piastres. 13 June 1950. Leith-Ross Signature. EF, small spot on back. Nice note. $35+

*732 ---p23c. 10 pounds. 6 february 1950. leith-ross signature. ef. very attractive note with mosque on front and farm scene and trees on back. ef. $175+

733 ---P24a. 1 Pound 1950. Leith-Ross signature. Arabic and Western Serial numbers, 1st Issue. Farouk at right. Nearly EF. $100+

734 ---P24b. 1 Pound. 1950. Arabic serial numbers only, Saad Signature. Farouk at right. Nearly EF. $60

*735 ---p26b. 50 pounds 1951. saad signature with arabic and western serial numbers. green note with farouk portrait at right. vf, a bit of graffiti on front, which is usual on large denomination notes from the mid-east. rare, we saw a similar note sell for 6 times catalog in a recent auction. $400+

736 ---P39 5 Pounds. 1964. Green. Signature 12 (Zendo). Unc. $30+

737 ---P46. 10 Pounds. 1978. Unc. $20

738 ---P48 20 Pounds. 1976. Au-Unc. $25

739 ---Another, but nicer. P48 20 Pounds. 1976. Unc. $35

740 ---P160b. 10 Piastres 27 May 1917/1335. Series B.10. Nice VF. $100

741 ---P162 5 Piastres 1 June 1918. Series G/65. Wahba signature, Bradbury & Wilkinson. VF+, pinholes. Caravan with camels. $50+

742 ---P166b. 10 Piastres (1940). Badaoni sig, Arabic serial numbers only, GVF. $35+

743 ---P166c. 10 Piastres. 1940. Arabic and Western Serial numbers. F-VF. $30+

*744 ---al mossat hospital sweepstakes and lottery ticket. alexandria, 1933. illustrated 25 piastres ticket inscribed in english and arabic with counterfoil attached. in blue, white and gray. ef$45

*745 ---palestine liberation bonds. nd. 1950's. a set of 5 large (c. 4 1/2 x 9") coupons issued by king farouk with denominations of 50 & 100 piasters, 5, 10 and 50 pounds. the coupons have an elaborate framework and a portrait of king farouk at top center. at the upper left is the seal of "the society of the nile valley for the liberation of arabic palestine" in a red circle. all unc., with counterfoil. the counterfoils all have staple holes along the edge. $100?

*746 england, operation bernhard. forgery of english 5 £ note, made by jewish inmates of sachsenhausen concentration camp. 6 may, 1938. camp-4065, p-335a. london, peppiatt signature. vf, very tip of upper right corner missing. these notes were made, as part of the nazi effort to bankrupt the bank of england. $125

*747 ---,---forgery of english 10 £ note, made by jewish inmates of sachsenhausen. 19 march 1936. c-4066b, p-336. london, peppiatt signature. nice aef. $150+?

*748 ---,---forgery of english 20 £ note, made by jewish inmates of sachsenhausen. 20 september, 1930. london, catterns signature. camp-4067a, p-337a. avf, but some tiny holes in note. still attractive. a scarcer denomination, with a scarce signature. $175

*749 ---,---forgery of english 50 £ note, made by jewish inmates of sachsenhausen. 20 june 1934. camp-4068, p-338. nice aef no flaws. rare denomination. $300

750 ---British Armed Forces Special Voucher. P-M26a. 1 Shilling. ND (1956). Probably used during Suez Crisis of that year. VF+. Scarce as issued note. $50

*751 european union. p1-7 specimens. 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros. all choice unc with specimen in red across front and back of note. each with serial number 012345678900. $75+

*752 finland. p8s 500 markkaa. 1898. specimen, front only printed. ef. no doubt rare. $1200

*753 france, franco-prussian war. decrombecque (pas de-calais). 1 and 5 francs. 15 october 1870. au-unc., the five with ruffled right edge. rare?$60

*754 ---1944. postcard from french forced laborer. pre-printed 15 reichspfenning postal card, with full message in french on both sides. postmarked dortmund, 9 march, addressed to his family in paris. with 2 boxed handstamps. vf$40

755 ---P128c. 100 Francs. 12 October 1950. Farmer with two oxen. EF, usual pinholes. $40

*756 french indo-china. p75a. 5 piastres. nd (1951). farmers working in field, temple with buddhists on back. ef-au. very rare as issued note. $300

757 ---P82b 20 Piastres (1949-54). AU. $50

758 ---for Cambodia. P94 1 Piastre = 1 Riel. ND (1954). Unc. $50

*759 ---p98 200 piastres. nd (1953). large, colorful and very attractive. elephant, water buffalos, bayon head on back. au. $175+

760 Gambia. P-4s. 1 Dalasai. ND (1971). COLOR TRIAL SPECIMEN in red. Signature 2. Unc. $100+

761 ---P4s-7s. 1, 5, 10 & 25 Dalasi. ND (1978). 4 SPECIMEN notes. All Unc. with sailboat on front. $325

*762 germany, kaiser wilhelm & graf von zeppelin postcard. 1909. black and white real photo card, showing the kaiser in full army uniform along with von zeppelin. in the background are army officers in uniforms as well as others in civilian dress. caption in lower right. vf-ef$50

*763 ---kaiser wilhelm photo. c. 1910. superb real photo of the kaiser on his horse, along with two of his generals, all in army dress with decorations and pointed helmets. photo by oscar tellgmann, the official photographer of the kaiser and his court as mentioned on the back of the card. signed by the photographer in gilt. printed by "moses & neithold, frankfurt". on a 4 1/2 x 6 1/2" thick card, marked in gilt on front and (prussian) blue on back. also included thin cellophane type cover, printed in black and red, which shows the four coats of arms and the photographers name and address. the photo is choice superb ef, the cover vg-f with tears. $75

*764 ---1914. pair of wwi armed forces black and white real photo postcards. 1). shows group of german soldiers in uniform on board zeppelin's gondola flying over england; 2) shows 3 german soldiers in uniform, riding a huge bomb which has an inscription on it, dated 1914. this 2nd was postally used in that year. 2 cards, vf or better. $55

*765 ---wwi. artillery crew in action. two black and white real photo postcards showing a large field cannon hidden in the underbrush. the 1st shows a crew loading the cannon, the 2nd taken just before firing, with at least one soldier covering his ears. both unused, ef or so. $45

*765a ---wwi. anti-american propaganda photo. black and white real photo on rather thick paper (c. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2") showing 2 american anti-air cannons with crews during maneuvers in san diego. the back has two stickers, one of which describes the scene (in german of course) and says that the cannon fires 25 shells per minute, the other for the "real photo center". vf. $55

*766 ---zeppelin postcard. pre wwi. impressive black and white real photo card, featuring the zeppelin airship in flight and graf von zeppelin at lower left. $45

*767 ---zeppelin fund raising stamps. early 1920's. 5 & 10 pfg., the first blue and white, the 2nd red and white. part of dr. hugo eckner's fund raising campaign. ecker, an aeronautics engineer & pilot, had been graf von zeppelin's right hand man since 1905 and in 1909 had been appointed general manager of zeppelin industries. he was the captain of the "graf zeppelin" airship which made the first europe-america flight in 1924 and later headed other historic flights. nice pair, both ef, without gum. $45+

768 ---Bielefeld. 1000 Mark. Green, black and red on white Cloth notgeld. 1922. Au-Unc. #1220 is an anti-Semitic and anti-US note, this is anti everybody else. $30+

769 ---Postcard Money. Rottgau. 22 September 1923. 100 Million Mark. Printed on the back of a postcard, black print on buff card, with stamped signature (of Roloff) and overprint in green. Other overpirnts in purple. VF, with 2 corners torn. 2 holes punched. $50

770 ---,---Another, similar to above but nicer. a few stains, corners ok, but tear at center fold. $60+

*771 ---nd. cigarette cards. group of 25 different multicolored cards (c. 2 3/4 x 4 1/2") featuring prominent figures in world history. each card based on a miniature drawn by well known artist. shows a wide range of european royalty, leading politicians, artists, composers etc. among the people illustrated: napoleon, pope leo v, rubens, rembrandt, george iii and oliver cromwell. very attractive. ef. $50+

772 ---P199. 5 Reichsmark. 1933. Series A. Konversionkasse. Scarce 1st series without pinholes. aEF, smudge on back. Konversionkasse were the notes given to German Jews who were lucky enough to escape Germany in the early Hitler years,in exchange for all their property and German marks. The notes, often exhibit pinholes because refugees typically pinned them to the inside of their clothes during the journey. In almost all cases when they arrived at their destination and tried to exchange the notes at banks, they found them to be worthless. $50+

773 ---P207. 5 Reichsmark. 1934. Series B. Konversionkasse. Choice EF, without pinholes! Scarce. $60+

774 ---P208. 10 Reichsmark. 1934. Series E. Konversionkasse. Nice EF, with usual pinholes. $50

*775 ---p211. 50 reichsmark. 1934. series a. konversionkasse. nice ef, with usual pinholes. scarce denomination. a similar 50 rm sold for $160 in our sale 34e. $100+

*776 ---buchenwald concentration camp. 50 rm, type two wiith straight m. camp-3951a, ps-65. g-vg, tape repairs on back. $50

*777 ---,---c-3952b(2), ps-70b. 1 mark type 2 with slanted m. nice ef+, very minor soiling on back. by far, the nicest we've offered in more than 10 years at least. $125+

*778 ---flossenburg concentraton camp. c-3972b(1), ps-87a. 1 reichsmark. blue, but front faded to brown. type 2, small "a" in prämienschein. f, tears, stains. $175+

*779 ---,---c3972b(2), ps-87b. 1 reichsmark. blue, type 2 with large "a" in prämienschein. f-vf, pinhole . $225

*780 ---nordhausen (mittelbau) concentraton camp. nd. .50 reichsmark, black. series s. camp-4025b(1), p/s-139. vg-f. this is the type with the period before the 5 on the front and the hyphen between the l and the s on the back. rare, i have no recollection of ever offering this note before. $300+

781 ---Auxiliary Payment Certificate, German Armed Forces. P-M35, SB-145. EF+, but had been attached to album at right edge, thus lower right corner missing and stained along back edge$20+?

*782 ---nazi 10 page wwii pamphlet for russian surrender. c. 3 x 4" in red, white and black. depicts the "good treatment" russian soldiers will receive. plenty of smiling happy faces. some pages torn, surely rare. $50?

783 ---P194b 10 Mark, Series 1944 w/o F. Pair of notes with consecutive serial numbers. AU. $40


*784 ---stalag xii-d, certificate of discharge. 1944. mimeographed form in german. "certificate of discharge from military internment" at top. states that italian soldier mario calzoni was discharged. issued in limburg-lahn with handstamps and signatures. back shows notation in italian and another handstamp. vg-f, with one corner missing, stained, repaired tear and presumably scarce. $55

*785 ---workers ration card. 1942. for forced laborers for the week of november 9-15, 1942. given to special technicians that due to their vital jobs were taken out of camps and stayed in barracks which were located near the "aeg kabel, werk, oberspree" (the aeg cable plant in berlin) as noted on the back of each coupon. the technicians stayed in barracks located within the plant's area. there are 26 coupons, 7 each for breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus 5 coupons for soup, (monday through friday). all coupons handstamped with date on front. unused. vf-ef. scarce, i can't recall seeing anything like this before. $90+

*787 ---wwii ration card. 1945. complete and unused with all coupons intact issued for a partial provider with a child 3 to 6 years of age. for use between february 2nd and march 4th 1945. good for meats, fats, butter, cheese etc. nazi eagle and swastika at center. printed in black on pink watermarked paper. a very late wwii ration card. ef+. $55

*788 ---wwii ration card. 1945. complete and unused with all coupons intact. a special card in addition to a regular ration card, probably for use by lightly wounded civilians who did not require hospitalization. for use between 5 march to 1 april 1945. with various coupons for bread, margarine and meat. nazi eagle and swastika at top. printed in black on off-white watermarked paper. ef and no doubt scarce. $50

*789 ---wwii ration card. camp weddel ii. a forced labor camp in northern germany, the slave laborers were lodged in barracks at the plant site. "wasschmittel-karte" for laundry card in center. shows 9 months from april to december, the other 3 months were likely used. each coupon says "seife waschpulver" (laundry soap). issued for inmate t. szymeczak. c. 3 1/3 x 3", in black on green paper. vf. rare? 1st we've seen. $100?

*790 ---wwii ration coupons. a group of 9 coupons for iron. 1 x 1 kilogram in green, 4 x 10 kilograms in purple and 4 x 25 kilograms in gray. each inscribed "eisen" (iron) with eagle and iron girder at center and a swastika in each corner. 9 pieces, vf. unlisted in schwan-boling. $55

*791 ---wwii. surrender leaflet. depicts german soldiers on front being asked to come on over to the other side. the back presumably shows german captives writing home with legend below. scarce. ef. $40?

792 ---(West Germany). P16s. 10 Mark. 1949. Printer's Trial Specimen. Holed twice, but not stamped void. Notations in upper margins on both sides. $150

793 Ghana. P-17s. 1 Cedi. 7 February 1979. SPECIMEN. Unc. $50

794 Guatemala. P24 1 Quetzal. ND. SPECIMEN. Presidente type. AU, notations in upper margin$50

795 ---P27 20 Quetzales. ND (1948). SPECIMEN. Presidente type. Au-Unc. $200

796 ---P39. 20 Quetzales. ND (1948). SPECIMEN. Jefe type. Unc. $200

797 ---Banco Americano de Guatemala. P-S111-112 & S-114-115. 1, 5, 100 and 500 Pesos. 4 Piece Specimen set. All attractive, the last large. EF-Unc. $600+

800 Guinea. P29s-33s. 50, 100, 500, 1000 & 5000 Francs. 1 March 1960 (1985). 5 very attractive and colorful SPECIMENS. All choice Unc. $200

801 Haiti. P-160s. 1 Gourde ND (1925-32). Specimen. Unc. $50

802 ---P-161s 2 Gourdes ND (1925-32). Specimen. Choice AU-Unc. $125

803 ---P-163s 10 Gourdes ND (1925-32). Specimen. Choice AU$150

*804 ---p-164s. 20 gourdes nd (1925-32). specimen. au. rare. $400+

805 ---P-171s. 2 Gourdes ND (1946-50). Specimen. Unc. $75

806 ---P-172s1. 5 Gourdes. ND (1946-5). SPECIMEN. Unc. Orange signatures. $75

807 ---P-173. 10 Gourdes. ND (1946-50). SPECIMEN. Choice Au-Unc. $75

808 ---P-178s 1 Gourde. Law of 1919 (1951-64). Specimen. Unc. $40

809 ---P-180s .5Gourdes. Law of 1919 (1951-64). Specimen. Unc. $60

810 ---P-181s. 10 Gourdes. Law of 1919 (1951-64). Specimen. Unc. $70

811 ---P181s. 10 Gourdes. Law of 1919. (1951). Specimen. AU$50

812 ---P-185s & 186s. 1 & 2 Gourdes. Law of 1919. (c. 1964). SPECIMENS. Unc. $50

813 ---P-188s. 50 Gourdes.. Law of 1919. (c. 1964). specimen. Unc. $225

814 ---P-204s. 50 Gourdes. Law of 1919. (c. 1970). 3 SPECIMEN notes. 1 without Serial numbers, 2 with serial numbers (1 with 5 0's, the other 7 0's) but with different signature combinations. 3 Unc. notes. $85

815 ---P-206s. 250 Gourdes. Law of 1919. (c. 1970). SPECIMEN. Unc. $200+

816 ---P-207s. 500 Gourdes. Law of 1919. (c. 1970). SPECIMEN. EF-AU (1 center fold. $300

817 ---P-213 & 214. 50 & 100 Gourdes. Law of 1973 (1979). Pair of SPECIMEN notes. Both Unc. $100

818 ---P-235s & 236s. 50 & 100 Gourdes. Law of 1979 (1980-82). Pair of SPECIMEN notes. Both Unc. $70

819 Honduras. P-49b 100 Lempiras. 10 December 1969. F-VF$200

820 ---Banco Nactional Hondureno. P-S151. 10 Centavos, Series A. 1889. Specimen. Unc. $225+

821 ---,---P-S152. 25 Centavos, Series D.1889. Specimen. Unc, tiny red "S' handwritten in upper right corner. $275+

822 Hong Kong. P314 5 Cents. ND (1941). Unc. $100+

823 Iceland P28a.10 Kronur. Law of 1928. Signature 2, without prefix letter. Gd VF. $45

824 ---P28b.10 Kronur. Law of 1928. Signature 3, series A. VF. $35

825 India. P-62a. 100 Rupees. ND (1962-67). Unc., but for staple holes at left. Indian notes were issued in packs that were stapled together. This is as issued. $50

826 ---P-62b 100 Rupees. ND (1967-70). Unc., but for staple holes at left. $50

827 ---Hundi Collection. Bill Spengler's huge collection of Hundi notes. Indigenous bankers in India, known as shroffs sahukars, have performed a variety of services paralleling those of modern banks, including accepting and safeguarding deposits, making loans at interest, serving as channels of payment, arranging remittance of funds, and facilitating the collection of debts. The main instrument of credit employed by such bankers is a form of note called a hundi. The hundi represents for these early banking systems what the check represents for the modern banking system. See South Asian Coins and Paper Money pages 529 -555 for more on this fascinating subject. This is Bill's research collection in 21 albums which he used as a basis for his listing in the SACPM catalog. We're estimating around 1000± notes in the group. No doubt the most comprehensive collection in the world. Sold as is, no returns, but we can't see what one could complain about. $2000?

*828 iran. p93c 500 rials. nd (1971-73). shah at center. unc. $50

829 ---P-131a 10, 000 Rials. ND (1981), with dark brown circular seal at left. Also included with this lot are P137 500 Rials, sign. 27 and P146c 10,000 Rials. 3 Unc. notes, the first scarce. $100

*830 iraq. p29 1 dinar. law of 1947. 1st issue. young king faisal ii. nice vf. $60

831 ---P38. 1/2 Dinar. Law of 1947, 3rd issue. VF. $50

832 ---Group of Saddam Hussain Notes. P76 100 Dinars 1991 AU, corners bumped, more so at upper right; P85 250 Dinars 3 different "Error" notes, a). Saddam's face not printed, b) face printed in red (left edge ruffled), c) back printed in red, (left edge ruffled). 4 notes, all unc., but some with faults as noted, some scarce and unusual. $75+?

*833 israel p6 50 mils blue carpet note. color trial, signed by designer otto wallish. the "note" is printed on white paper with "sample" in hebrew overprinted. rare. this is not the issued color. $3300

*834 ---p7 100 mils brown carpet note. color trial, signed by designer otto wallish. the "note" is printed on white paper with "sample" in hebrew overprinted. rare. this is not the issued color$3300

*835 ---p6 50 mils orange carpet note. color trial, signed by designer otto wallish. the "note" is printed on c. 5 1/2 x 71/4" white to tan cardboard. we have had a similar color trial before, but that was overstamped sample and in a different color. this is without overprint in issued color! unc and extremely rare. $3000

*836 ---p7 100 mils green carpet note. color trial, signed by designer otto wallish. the "note" is printed on c. 5 1/2 x 71/4" white to tan cardboard. we have had a similar color trial before, but that was overstamped sample and in a different color. this is without overprint in issued color! unc and extremely rare. $3000

*837 ---anglo-palestine provisional trial specimen. p-3 variety. 5 palestine pounds, 1948. serial number 000000, no series. large size on cardboard, red print. c. 9 1/2 x 6". similar to the accepted design but for the color, accepted color was brown, this is without two vignettes of the denomination at right and left and of course the much larger. $4000+

*838 ---anglo-palestine provisional trial specimen. p-3 variety. 5 palestine pounds, 1948. serial number 000000, no series. large size on cardboard, purple print. c. 9 1/2 x 6". similar to the accepted design but for the color, accepted color was brown, this is without two vignettes of the denomination at right and left and of course the size is much larger. $4000+

*839 ---1949 10 pruta specimen drawing signed by designer otto wallish black on white cardboard. the "coin" is c. 155 mm, the entire cardboard is c. 8 1/8 x 9 1/4". at the moment i know of no 1949 10 pruta specimen coin (there is a 10 pruta 1952 specimen). however with the new discovery of the 25 pruta specimen coins it is possible that one exists. extremely rare and a good match to the lot below. $4000

*840 ---1949 25 pruta specimen drawing signed by designer otto wallish black on white cardboard. the "coin" is c. 155 mm, the entire cardboard is c. 8 1/8 x 9 1/4". extremely rare and a good match to the lot above as well as the 3 1949 25 pruta specimen coins (lots 482-484). $4000

841 ---Fractional Currency. P9, FC-3a. 50 Pruta. Red/Black, Zagaggi-Kaplan signatures. Series Bet. VF. $50+

*842 ---,---p-12d, fc-4d. 100 pruta. neeman/eshkol. the extremely rare "inverted signature" note which is israel's rarest note. the signature of neeman on the left is upside down. avf with some stains. full bright color. $1000+

*843 ---,--- p13b, fc-5a. 250 pruta (1953). aleph series with no menorah. nice unc. $75

*844 ---,---p13d, fc-5d. 250 pruta, gimel series, with menorah left. the menorah is visible with the naked eye. thus rare. choice unc. $100+

845 ---Anglo-Palestine Bank ND (1948). P14a, BN-1. 500 Mils. Series B. VF. $125+

846 ---,---P15a, BN-2 1 Pound (1948). Series D. EF, small "chip" at bottom margin, probably washed and pressed. $40

*847 ---,---nd (1948). p16a, bn-3. 5 palestine pounds. series y. ef-au. $200+

848 ---,---P-17a, BN-4. 10 Pounds. (1948). No series. F-VF, small amount of graffiti on back. $150+


*849 ---bank leumi. nd (1952). p19a, bn-6. 500 prutah. series f. choice unc. scarce as such. $600+

850 ---,---ND (1952). P20a, BN-7. 1 Pound. Series M. Unc. $125

*851 ---,---nd (1952). p21a, bn-8. 5 pounds. series r. au. $175+

*852 ---1955 specimen set. bank of israel. p24s-30s, bn11-15. 500 prutah, 1, 5, 10 & 50 pound. all notes with 000000 serial number twice, and specimen across the face and back. in two corners of the front and back an oval overstamp "specimen de la rue & co. no value" and in the bottom margin of each note "specimen no. 77". all 5 notes unc. a rare set of israel's most attractive notes. $1750+

853 ---Bank of Israel. 1955. P25a, BN-12. 1 Lira. Landscape in Upper Galilee. Series Bet. Choice Unc. $75

*853a ---,---,---p27a, bn-14a 10 lirot, red serial numbers. valley of jezre'el. series lamed. unc. $60+

854 ---,---,---P27b, BN-14 10 Lirot, Black Serial numbers. Valley of Jezre'el. Series Dalat/1. Unc. $50+

*855 ---,---p-35a, bn-22. error note. 10 lirot bialik 1968 with black serial numbers. miscut and small portion of next note is visible at left. au. don't think i've seen this error before. $50+

*856 ---p45, bn-32. error note. 10 sheqalim, herzl note of 1978. one of the numbers in the lower right serial number has shifted upwards. unc. it is our belief that perhaps one sheet of these notes exist. $300+

*857 ---,---p46d, bn-33b. 50 sheqalim ben-gurion. 1978. 4 black bars on back. unc. in our last sale we offered a similar note but with a few counting creases that sold for $180 on a reduced bid. this is nicer without the creases. $175+

858 ---,---P46e, BNS-4. 50 Sheqalim. 2 Uncut Sheets of 12 David Ben-Gurion notes. In 1 tube. All unc. $40?

859 ---Uncut sheet of 3 1000 Sheqalim Maimonides with error spelling Rarav. BNS-6, P-49c. Unc. Without folder of issue. $35

860 ---Uncut sheet of 3 1000 Sheqalim Maimonides with correct spelling Harav. BNS-5, P-49d. Unc. With folder of issue. $35

861 ---,---Another, as above. $35

*862 ---p51ac, bns-9. sheet of 12 1 new sheqel maimonides notes. 1986. unc. 1st i can recall offering. $35

*863 ---p51ad, bns-10. sheet of 18 1 new sheqel maimonides notes. 1986. unc. 1st i can recall offering. $50+

864 ---Sheet of 3 10,000 Sheqalim Golda Meir notes. BNS-8, P-51b. With folder of issue$100?

*865 --- error note. p54c, bn-42b. 20 new sheqalim, 1993.the city view in the center on the back has not been printed, nor has the denomination. most unusual. vf, with signature in margin at right. 1st we've seen. also included in this lot is a normal uncirculated note for comparison. $250+?

866 Italy, P 2 & P3. 1 and 2 Lire of 1874. VF or perhaps better, but both with corner chips, the 1 on 3 corners, the 2 only on the upper left. $40?

867 ---P80b. 500 Lire. 14 August 1947. Crisp Choice EF$65?

868 Japan. P40 -Propaganda. 10 Yen face as P40, but Propaganda message #2017 on back. See Pick 10th edition page 704, top example. VF. $50

*870 kazakhstan. specimen set. p7s-16s. 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 & 1000 tengé. 1993/1994. all unc. rare. 1st we've seen or offered. $900+

871 Korea (South). P17c 10 Hwan 4288. AU. $65

872 Kuwait. P6as 1/4 Dinar 1968. Color Trial Specimen in purple, light green and pink. #46 on back. Unc. $200

873 ---P7as 1/2 Dinar 1968. Color Trial Specimen in turquoise and pink. #49 on back. Unc. $200

874 ---P8s 1 Dinar 1968. Specimen in issued colors. Nice Unc. $300

875 ---P9s 5 Dinars 1968. Specimen in issued colors. Nice Unc. $300

876 ---P10s 10 Dinars 1968. Specimen. Nice unc. $225+?

877 ---P14b. 5 Dinars. 1968. Prefix 19. A group of 7 Unc. notes. $100+

878 ---P15a. 10 Dinars. 1968. Prefix 79, signature 4. A group of 3 Unc. notes. $100+

879 ---P16b. 20 Dinars. 1968. Prefix 12, signature 6. A group of 4 Unc. notes. $100+

*880 laos. p-15s variety. 10 kip nd (1974). color trial specimen in red on m/c underprint. small counting crease, otherwise. unc. issued note was blue. $400+?

881 Latvia. P30a. 20 Latu. 1935. aVF. Series C. $50

*882 lithuania. p10a 10 centu. 16 november 1922. unc. $75

*883 ---under russia. 1949. labor union card. 6 pages with thick card cover, printed in russian and lithuanian, issued for a 46 year old worker. had 73 colored monthly duty or tax stamps of various kinds and values. handstamped. used. $40

*884 macao. p-57as. 50 patacs. 24 april 1979. specimen. unc. "15" in manuscript in upper right back corner. $500+?

885 ---P-60s1. 50 Patacas. 8 August 1981. SPECIMEN. "Presidente" signature at left. Unc. $175+

*886 ---p-63a. 1000 patacas. 8 august 1988. pretty orange note with dragon at right. unc. rare as issued note. $400+

887 ---P72s. 50 Patacas. 20 December 1999. SPECIMEN. Holiday marcher with dragon costume at right. Very colorful. Ch. Unc. $90

888 Malawi. P-9ct. 50 Tambala. Law of 1964 (1971). Color Trial Specimen in purple, blue and tan. Rare as such. Unc. $250

889 ---P-10ct. 1 Kwacha. Law of 1964 (1974). Color Trial Specimen in orange-red. Rare as such. Unc. $200+

890 ---P-17s. 20 Kwacha. 1 July 1938. SPECIMEN. in issued colors. Nice Unc. $200

891 ---P-25s.10 Kwacha. 1 September 1992. SPECIMEN in issued colors. Unc. $125

*892 maldives. p1. 1/2 rupee. 1947/1367. au-unc. rare. ex bill spengler . $200+

893 ---P6b 50 Rupees. 1960/1379. Unc. Ex Bill Spengler collection. $50+

894 ---P6c. 50 Rupees. 1980/1400. Unc. Ex Bill Spengler collection. $75

895 ---P7b. 100 Rupees. 1960/1379. Unc. Ex Bill Spengler collection. $80

896 Mexico, Chihuahua, Tesoreria General del Estado. P-S551a, Series A-XXc (on back). EF. $40+?

897 ---Coahuila. Gobierno Constitucionalista de Mexico. P-S634b 50 Pesos. 28 May 1913. 2 Printed signatures. Unc. $90

898 ---Yucatan. L. Gutierrez, Merida. P-unl, PR-Yuc-1, Gay-Yuc-56. 5 Pesos, 188-. Unsigned and unissued, harvest scene at left. VF+ and very rare. $250

899 Mozambique. P59 10 Centavos. 5 November 1914. Type III Seal. AU, some stains. $60

900 NEPAL. P21. 1000 Rupees. ND (1972). Unc. $200

901 Netherlands, Westerbork. Complete denomination set of 4 notes. C-4171b 10¢ Ser. CC VF+, C-4172b (1) 25¢ Series AA VF, C-4173b 50¢ Series AA VF and C-4174a 100¢ Series BB Fine. 4 notes, the last with watermark. $75+

*902 netherlands indies. p66s-68s. 20, 30 and 40 gulden. nd (40 gulden has jan 10 1939 overprint), specimens. 3 rare notes. au. $1500+?

903 ---P73c 100 Gulden 30 April 1930. GVF. $75


904 Nicaragua. P-107. 1 Cordoba ND (1962). Proof Note, without front text or date and no over printing. Unc. $65

905 ---P-108. 5 Cordobas ND (1962). Proof Note, without front text or date and no over printing. Unc. $60

906 Pakistan. P14b 100 Rupees. ND (1953). Karachi branch. Unc., but for ever present staple holes. Series "S". Pakistan notes were issued in packs held together by staples. This is as nice as they get. $175

*907 ---p14b 100 rupees. nd (1953). karachi branch. unc., another as above. series n. ex bill spengler collection$150+

*908 palestine. 1915. tel aviv council.1 bishlik cardboard token. see haffner jtm-cc-12c and dabbah pages 36-37. vg. $100+

*909 ---palestine currency board. p6a 500 mils. 1 september 1927. series a. choice vf-ef, with much original crispness. has 3 vertical creases, plus a smaller one in upper left corner, thus technically can't be ef. however it has original crispness and bright purple color. one of the nicest 1927 500 mils we've handled in many, many years. in our sale of november 2000 we sold a vf with stains for $700. $1000+

*910 ---,---p-6b 500 mils. 30 september 1929. series b. f-vf, a better date. in the fall of 2002 we offered a similar note (series c) which sold for $600. this is at least as nice. $500+

*911 ---,---p6c 500 mils 20 april 1939. series e. gd very fine. a very nice and pleasing note. $450

912 ---,---P6c.500 Mils. 20 April 1939. Series G. Good, upper right corner missing. Tears in body. Really ugly, but about the cheapest Palestine note now available. $85

*913 ---,---p-6d 500 mils. 15 august 1945. series j. g-vg, tears in margins but not in body of note. a better date that is seldom offered. in our sale 32e we sold a similar note, graded as gd, for $250$250

*914 ---,---p7d 1 pound. 1 january, 1944. series b/1. choice ef+. nice original green color. a super note. just a light center crease and same very minor evidence of handling in margins. $500+

*914a ---,---p8b. 5 pounds. 30 september 1929. series a. crusader's tower at left. decent fine, tiny hole at center from folds and a couple of minor smudges in margin. a very decent note and only the 3rd we've offered in more than 10 years. $600+

*914b ---,---p8c. 5 pounds. 20 april 1939. series c. f+, a few tears in margins. still a nice and attractive note. $500+

*915 ---,---p8d 5 pounds. 1 january 1944. series f. chioce vf or better, a very nice note. better date. original bright color note with no faults and much original crispness. we have not had a 5 pound 1944 note this nice in more than 10 years (and probably longer). this is nicer than the 5 pound we had in our spring sale and this is the rare series f. i can find no record of selling a series f note for at least 10 years. we sold this to our consignor more than 25 years ago!$2500+

*916 ---,---p-9d 10 pounds. 1 january 1944. series b. f. some minor edge faults and slight (we emphasize slight) soiling on the upper left at back. no graffiti apparent to us. decent type note. series b is scarcer as a 1944 note than a 1939 note. $750+

*917 ---,---p9d. 10 pounds. 1 january 1944. series c. choice ef-au. a fantastic note, one of the nicest we've handled in 35 years. this is ex lot 1167 from our sale 33e where it sold for $3850 with numerous bids over $3000. it is still as nice and bright and crisp as it was 2 years ago and would not be up for sale but for the unfortunate death of a collector and a friend who died at a much too young of an age. $3500

918 Paraguay. P-191a. 100 Guaranies. Law of 1952 (1956). Specimen. Punched cancelled, control numbers written in upper margin. AU. $150


919 ---Banco del Paraguay y Rio de la Plata. P-S161. 1 Peso, 25 Centavos. Back Proof mounted on card stock. EF, small tear on very thin paper. $55

920 ---,---P-S162. 2 Pesos. Front Proof mounted on card stock. Printers notation in pencil on back. Unc. $350

*921 ---,---p-s166. 50 pesos. 1889, series a. front proof. au-unc. thin paper. $600+

922 Philippines. P76 10 Pesos. 1929. George Washington at left. VG and P98a 20 Pesos Victory note. Fine. 2 notes$65

*923 poland. p140 50 zlotych. wzor in red across face. specimen. unc. $75

924 Saint Thomas & Prince. P-44.20 Escudos. ND (1976 Provisional Issue). Color Trial SPECIMEN in green and red. Unc. $200

925 ---P-45.50 Escudos. ND (1976 Provisional Issue). Color Trial SPECIMEN in red and blue Unc. $200

926 ---P-46.100 Escudos. ND (1976 Provisional Issue). Color Trial SPECIMEN in brown and blue Unc. $200

927 ---P-52s-54s. 50, 100 and 500 Dobras. 12 July 1977. SPECIMEN notes. 3 nice Uncs. $300

928 Saudi Arabia. P8b. 10 Riyals. AH1379. VF, but back a bit soiled. Sailboat on front. $65

929 Serbia. P10a. 10 Dinara 2 January 1893. VF$60+

930 ---Error note. P32b. 1000 Dinara. 1 May 1942. Watermark of woman's head is off-center. Also included in this lot is a regular note for comparison. Pair of notes, both Au. $50?

931 Seychelles. P19s variety. ND (1976) 10 Rupees Color Trial Specimen. Printed in light blue. $175

932 ---P27s. 100 Rupees. ND (1980). SPECIMEN. Unc. $160

*933 singapore. p7 500 dollars. nd (1972). flowers on front, building on back. unc. and rare especially this nice$1250

934 Somaliland. SPECIMEN SET. P-5s-7s. 50, 100 and 500 Shillings. 1996. 3 choice Unc notes, very colorful $275

935 Spain. P52. 50 Pesetas. Front Proof in black and white. 30 November 1902. Unc. $1000?

*936 spitzbergen 1 ruble. 1957. arctigcugol mining co. russian text. vf, minor graffiti. rare. ex bill spengler collection. $100+?

937 ---5 Kroner. 1973. Issued by "Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani". AU. Ex Bill Spengler collection, who bought this from Gary Snover. $30+

938 Sri Lanka. P88a. 100 Rupees. 26 March 1979. Unc. Very colorful note with birds, butterfly and snakes. $125+

939 Sudan. P13a. 1 Pound. 1970. Watermark of Rhinoceros head. AU$125

*940 ---p15a. 10 pounds. 1970. watermark of rhinoceros head. unc. $250+

941 Surinam. P43-45. 100, 250 and 500 Gulden. 9 January 1988. Very colorful. 3 choice Unc. notes. $25

942 Swaziland. P-8S1. 2 Emalangeni. ND. 1983. SPECIMEN in red across front and back of note. Choice Unc. $50+

943 Thailand. P86a 500 Baht. ND (1975-88). Unc. $45

944 --- P101. 500 Baht. (1996). Rama IX seated in royal attire. Polymer plastic at upper right. Unc. $60

945 Trinidad & Tobago. P-26s variety. 1 Dollar. 1964. Signature 3. Color Trial SPECIMEN in purple. Choice Unc. $175+

946 ---P-27s variety. 5 Dollars. 1964. Signature 3. Color Trial SPECIMEN in brown. Choice Unc. $225

947 ---P-28s variety. 10 Dollars. 1964. Signature 3. Color Trial SPECIMEN in green. Choice Unc. $350

*948 ---p30s-34s. 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 dollars. 1964 (1977). 5 specimens. choice unc. $1400

*949 ---p36s-40s. 1, 5, 10, 20 and 100 dollars. nd (1985). 5 specimen notes. all unc. $750

950 Turkey. P178 500 Lira. Law of 1930 (1962). VF. $100?

*951 united nations, (austria) international refugee organization (iro). 1 unit. camp-7360, sb-182. gvf, green. $300

*952 ---,---,---5 units. camp-7361, sb-183. gvf. red. $300

*953 ---scheinfeld. post wwii d.p. camp for lithuanians. camp-7431. 50 cents. 1946. ef. not often seen. $50

*954 ---,--- post wwii d.p. camp for lithuanians. camp-7432. one dollar 1946. au, but tiny tear at top. not often seen. $65+

*955 united states. 1892. denver, co. 25th triennial conclave of grand encampment of the washington commandery, #1. 1 k.t. hartford, ct. with nice portrait of george washington at center. this is a ribbon. $100+

*956 ---colorado, bank of ouray. 1904 check for 16.75 with portrait of chief ouray, also pictured on us mpc $20 note, # 692. ouray, colorado also known as "switzerland of america" is one of the most picturesque towns in colorado. ef. $100+

957 ---Waco, Texas. 1938. $1, $5 and $10 from the Bank of Palestina, Mt. Carmel Center. Signed by V.T. Kounteff. The group that issued these notes eventually became the infamous Branch Davidian Cult. See The Numismatist May 2003. 3 notes, the lower denomination VG-F, the other two Au-Unc. $40

*958 ---thomas de la rue test notes. 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 & 100. no denomination stated, but likely for the states and in dollars. scenes on each note (the same on the back and front) are 18th and 19th century americana. unc. colorful$75?

*959 ---military payment certificate. p-m90,schwan-948. 20 dollars nd (1969). series 691. unc. $500

960 ---Confederate States of America. P-68. 10 Dollars. 17 Feb. 1864. R. M. T. Hunter at right. Unc., but for some stains. $40?

961 ---,---P-69. 20 Dollars. 17 Feb. 1864. A. H. Stephens at lower right. Fine. $40?

962 Uruguay, Banco Oriental. P-S383 1 Peso, 1 August 1867. Gaucho pouring drink at left, woman at right. Issued and signed. Unc. $250

963 ---Banco del Salto. P-S403. 480 Centesimos. 1 October 1858. VF-EF. Counterfoil at left. Large size note. $150

964 Uzbekistan. P18b. 5000 Tengas. AH 1337 (1918). VF. Crudely made note. $50

965 ---P73 & 74. 1 and 3 Sum. 1994. SPECIMENS. Unc. $140

*966 vanuatu. p1s-3s. 100, 500 & 1000 vatu. nd (182). specimens. 3 colorful notes, all choice unc. $400+

967 Vietnam (North). P13a 20 Xu ND (1948). VF$70

968 ---P13b 20 Xu ND (1948). VF$70

969 ---P14b 50 Xu. ND (1948) VF. $80

970 ---P15 1 Dong ND (1948). VF$100

971 ---P20d 10 Dong ND (1948). Nice VF. $30

972 ---P28c 100 Dong ND (1948). EF. $40

973 ---P30b 100 Dong 1949. EF. $75

974 ---P32 50 Dong (1950). Ho Chih Minh at center, soldier with flag on back. VF$40

975 ---P34a 200 Dong 1950. EF$30

976 --- P34b 200 Dong 1950. EF. As above but on watermarked paper. $55

977 ---P35 100 Dong ND (1951). AU$60

978 ---P39. 50 Dong. ND (1952). Au-Unc. $50

979 ---P59. 10 Dong. ND. AU$100+

980 ---P-60a. 20 Dong. 1941. Unc. $35+

981 ---P-61a 50 Dong. 1951. Unc. $45

982 ---P-62a 100 Dong. 1951. Au-Unc. $35+

983 ---P-64a. 500 Dong. 1951. AU-unc. $45

984 ---P65 1000 Dong. 1951. Au-Unc. $50?

985 ---P66a 5000 Dong. 1953. AU-UNC. $125

986 ---P68s-74s. 1, 2, 5, Hao and 1, 2, 5 & 10 Dong. 1958. 7 unc Specimen notes$200

987 ---Group of Specimen notes. P76s-78s, 80s-111s & 115s-117s. 1972 to 1994. 41 notes in lot EF to Unc (mostly unc). Catalog value over $750. Sold as is, no returns. $375

988 south vietnam. P8a. 100 Dong. ND (1955). Au-Unc. $35

989 ---P9a. 200 Dong ND (1958). Au-Unc. $45

990 ---P10a. 500 Dong (1955). Pagoda at center. Fine+, pinholes. $75+

991 ---P37s-44s. 10, 20 & 50 Xu, 1, 2, 4, 10 and 50 Dong. 1966 (1975) Transitional notes used when North Vietnam took over South Vietnam. 8 Specimen notes, all Unc. $225

*992 yemen arab republic. p3a 10 rials. nd (1964). vf, some stains. . $100+?

993 ---P6a 1 Rial. ND (1969). Unc. Alabaster head at left. $60+

*994 ---p7a. 5 rials. nd (1969). aef, a few minor stains. bronze lion's head at left. $60+

995 ---P8a. 10 Rials. ND (1969). Choice Unc. $150

996 ---P-11ct. 1 Rial. ND (1973). Color Trial printed in brown. Choice Unc. $175+

997 ---P12cts. 5 Rials. ND (1973). Color Trial in Purple. Choice Unc. $175+

998 ---P16a 100 Rials. ND (1979). Marble Sculpture of cherub and griffin at left. Unc. $100?

999 --- P19s & P21As. 20 and 100 Rials. ND (1985 & 1984). SPECIMENS. Unc. $300

*1000 yemen democratic republic. south arabian currency authority. p-4b 5 dinars. nd (1965). dhow at center. au. nice note, no major folds or wear just a couple of the corners have minor creases. very attractive. $85+?

1001 ---Bank of Yemen. P8b 1 Dinar Unc., P8b 5 Dinar Au-Unc and Syria P93a 1 Pound. Unc. 3 colorful high grade notes. $50

1002 ---,---P9b 10 Dinar. ND (1984). Dhow at Center. AU. $40+

1003 Zaire. P-38S 1000 Zaires. 24 November 1989. Mobutu in military dress at right. Specimen No. 0852 at lower right on front. Choice Unc. $50+

1004 Zambia. P34s-35s. 100 & 500 Kwacha. ND (1991). SPECIMENS. Unc. $175+




*1005 sm-1. judaea capta-israel liberata. 1958 gold 27mm. design as ancient judaea capta coin on obverse & israel liberated on reverse. choice bu$175

*1006 sm-21e, f & g. liberation gold medals. 1971 19, 22 & 27 mm. man, woman and child planting tree/inset of roman judaea capta coin. choice bu. 1st set we've offered in a few years. $350+

*1007 sm-87c and there was light. gold 24 mm by ya'akov agam. 1985. agam's magnificant medallic work. issued at $199 20 years ago. 1st we've offered in quite awhile. $275

*1008 sm-87d. and there was light. gold 38mm by ya'akov agam. 1985. agam's magnificant medallic work.the large gold piece. a match for above $700

*1009 sm-92c. exodus. 1987. 13mm gold medal. commemorating the 1947 voyage of the immigrant ship exodus. hand holding banner breaking though barbed wire/ship on ocean. choice bu. i don't recall offering this via auction in the past. $50

*1010 sm-92d. exodus. 1987. 35 mm gold medal. as above but the larger medal. choice bu. rare in this size. $650

*1011 sm-105c and sm-105. anne frank 1989. 18mm and bronze 30mm. her facing bust/hand, barbed wire, "jude", remember holocaust" to either side. choice bu. scarce. $125

*1012 sm-105c. anne frank 1989. 18mm. as above, the gold medal only$100+.

*1013 sm-137d. marc chagall's king david. gold 38mm. color lithograph of king david playing the harp/a 7 branched mosaic candelabra. rare. 1st we can recall offering. a magnificant medal. $850

*1014 sm-141b. in memory of the concentration and death camps. 1992 gold 30mm. figure of 6 children (symbolizing the 6 million who were murdered)/ electrified barbed wire fence, names of 6 death camps. bu. rare and low mintage. i don't believe i've offered this medal before. $250+?

*1015 sm-150c. cameo of love. 1992 gold 38mm medal. color lithograph of yosi bergner's painting of a clown holding flowers/a clown on a wooden horse. rare, large size gold. 1st we've ever offered. $750

*1016 sm-165b. 14th maccabiah games. !993 gold 35mm. no more than 411 of these were struck, this is the first we've seen. $775

*1017 sm-190d. yizhak rabin gold medal. 1995. 34mm. rabin's bust 1/2 left/symbols. very rare, 1st i can recall seeing. $750

*1018 sm-?, 2003. in memory of holocaust victims. gold 30mm. english, hebrew and french legends above and around barbed wire/"remember...never forget" in hebrew and english around "jude" badge and eternal flame. 6 stars on each side. #0024 of no more than 999. choice bu and the first we have seen or offered. see lot 1045 for a similar medal in silver. $200+

*1019 ccm-9b. jerusalem city-coin medal 1966. gold 35mm medal. mountains around jerusalem/bar kochba revolt sela (or tetradrachm). a few light hairlines, much fewer than usually seen. choice. see 1043 for medal in silver. $400+

*1020 cm-88b, iraqi jewish cultural center. 1977. gold medal.. a view of the cultural center in or-yehuda/panorama of iraq. an extremely rare medal with a mintage of only 250. only the 2nd i can recall ever offering. $1000


*1021 sm-12b. bar mitzvah. silver 59mm. 1961. bar mitzvah boy reading from torah/ emblem of the state surrounded by the symbols of the 12 tribes of israel. nice unc. $75

1022 SM-12c. Bar Mitzvah. Silver 35 mm. 1961 As above, but smaller. $40

*1023 sm-13a. pablo casals. 1961. silver 59mm. scarce. unc. a similar piece sold for $190 on a $150 estimate in our last sale. $150

*1024 sm-34. chess olympics. 2965. original line drawings in purple. each actual size along with photo from the studio of a. stramastar, jerusalem. both the two drawings and the photo are aged and were no doubt stored in a damp place. the two drawings have the manuscript notation in pen 28/11/66. rare. $100+

*1025 sm-40a. 1967. jewish legion. silver 45mm. an increasingly difficult medal to locate. the last offered sold for $110. dark toned unc$70+

*1026 sm-44a. trial pattern in aluminum. rehovot-weizmann institute. 39mm (the finished piece is 45 mm). the obverse shows the main design but not the legend, reverse is basically the final design without the border. see lots.1027, 1037-38 for similar medals. rare, 1st we've seen. $250+?

*1027 sm-45a. trial pattern in aluminum. keren kayemeth (jnf). 39mm (the finished piece is 40 mm). both sides seemingly show most of the final design with the exception of legends and some flat areas. see lots 1026, 1037-38 for similar medals. rare, 1st we've seen. $250+?

*1028 cm-5. international press institute. 1961 bronze 59mm. only 500 of these medals were struck and they are seldom offered for sale. $200

*1029 cm-9. hebrew union college. 1963 brone 59 mm. never offered for sale by igcmc, this was presented to those who attended the final construction meeting for the archaeological school $100

*1030 cm-10a 3rd israel festival. (unlisted by igcmc in sp). 1963 silverplated 59mm. 200 minted total in both bronze and silverplated. rare and seldom offered. kagan states that the medal comes more often in silverplate than in bronze. our records indicate differently and we think this is the rarer of the two (both are rare). this is only the 3rd we've offered in more than ten years. $225+

*1031 cm-16b. the gideonim, 1968 tombac 59mm. the gideonim is the name given to haganah members who organized the illegal immigration to palestine after wwii. this medal was issued in conjunction with the publication of the "book of gideonites". very rare, (haffner lists as 850 & igcmc as 200). $175+

*1032 cm-18b. masada. 1965, copper 35mm. presented to igcmc employees, very rare, only 200 struck. virtually as struck. $175

*1033 cm-37. el al. 1969. silver 59mm. designed by ben shahn, this is the official presentation medal marking the 20th anniversary of the airline. only 95 pieces were struck and it should not be confused with the more common sm-42c. this is serial #52 of only 95 minted. lightly golden toned. $200

*1034 cm-39. jerusalem restoration. 1969 tombac 59mm. also known as "the mayor's medal for official awards." this is the variety that says, with "compliments of teddy kollek" in hebrew, with his hebrew signature. $100

*1035 cm-39. jerusalem restoration. 1969 tombac 59mm. as above, but in english, with his english signature. $100

*1036 cm-39a. jerusalem restoration.1969 silver 59mm. no inscription or signature. this is among israel's rarest medals. sylvia haffner magnus priced this at $600 in 1988, that's a bit high, but it should be worth half that at least. $300

*1037 cm-44a. trial pattern in aluminum. zim israel navigation company. 40 mm (the finished piece is 40 mm). double struck on both sides. see lots.1026-27 for similar medals, plus the lot below. rare, 1st we've seen. spotted$250

*1038 cm-44a. trial pattern in brass. zim israel navigation company. 33 mm (the finished piece is 40 mm). double struck on both sides. see the lot above for a related item. a most unusual piece. rare, 1st we've seen. $250

*1039 cm-62a. remembrance day. 1973. tombac 59mm. very few of these medals have made their way to collectors as they were awarded to families of slain israeli military$100

*1040 cm-64. tel-aviv-yafo. 1973. tombac 59mm. very scarce. $75

*1041 cm-64b, tel-aviv-yafo. 1973. tombac 45mm. scarce $60

*1042 cm-64c, tel-aviv-yafo. 1973. silver 45mm. rare. we have not offered this by mailbid sale in more than 10 years and only can remember selling one during that period. toned. $125+

1043 CCM-9a. Jerusalem City-Coin Medal. Silver 45mm Mountains around Jerusalem/Bar Kochba Revolt Sela. Attractive and popular. See #1019. $25

*1044 sm-? merkava 2002. silver 50mm and æ70mm. showing tank (merkava) rolling over barbed wire fence/war chariot from the period of israel's kings, emblem of the israel armored corps in exergue. state medal struck to honor the tanks of the corps. 1st we've had. 2 medals silver and bronze. $75

*1045 sm-?,.remember never forget. 2003 silver 50 mm and bronze 70mm. "everyone has a name" above and around barbed wire/"remember...never forget" in hebrew and english around "jude" badge and eternal flame. 6 stars on each side. the badge is in yellow enamel on the silver medal. similar to lot #1018 above. $75+

*1046 sm-. in memory of holocaust victims. silver 50mm. similar to above but the barbed wire side has english, french and hebrew legends. $40

1047 Group of Silver medals and coins. Judaea Capta/Israel Liberata. 3 different Silver issues. 1958 38mm SM-1a (2 pieces), 1961 35mm SM-1d and 1962 35mm SM-21b, plus 1967 5 Lirot Eilat in Proof KM-48a, A-10a and 1967 10 Lirot Victory, Proof KM-49a, SI-1a. 6 crown size silver issues. $75

1048 Group of Medals and tokens. CM-99 (2) Jerusalem Numismatic Meeting Tombac 45 & CM-99a Silver 45mm, CM-128 Munich Jewish Communites Silver 34, CM-131 Kol Israel Jubilee, AM-6 and AM-6a (silver) We Are Here, AM-7 AINA's 10th Anniversary and 1985 to 1996 IGCMC Season Greetings Tokens, 13 tokens, 9 different. 21 items, some better. $50+


In addition to the items listed here, please check the following paper lots in Part One of this catalog: 1, 2, 4, 5, 9-250, 262-266, 286-287, 294-302, 304-308, 310-312, 314, 342-353, 361-364, 368-383, 387-388, 402-412, 450, 455, 464, 478-499, 535-548, 628-631

*1049 star of david badge. 15th century? tin 23mm. with clasp on back intact (although i wouldn't try to use it). excavated in brabant in the netherlands in 2004 at a building development site for the new "arena" shopping center located in the "loefplein" district in the city of 's-hertogenbosch, most often called den bosch by the dutch. this item came up with numerous other pieces, all of which dated to the renaissance 1400-1450 ad. a rare judaica item from europe during this period$400+?

*1050 abraham reis and veit prod mint lessees. 1615-1621.these two "court freed" jews issued a number of coins for paul sixtus count of trautson in falkenstein, austria. silver 3 krezuer. bust right/arms. jewish minters and medalists page 24, km-5, saurma-2113. ef, tiny clip, small lamination reverse. ex bob schoenwalter collection. $100

*1051 kosher seal? nd. 17th-18th century? lead 16mm with magen david on each side. on one side a koph in the center, the other side a resh. vf with loop on top. interesting. $50+?

*1052 joseph and his brothers. 1772 æ28mm by johann christian reich. joseph addressing his kneeling brethren/list of grain prices in 11 lines topped by the date 1771. kirschner-xii (exception). fine. reich was the infamous maker of the korn jude medals and while this medal does not depict the korn jude, the reverse is very similar to some of his korn jude medals that listed prices of grain on one side and the korn jude on the other. this lists prices of grain on one side and a jew on the other. this medal should not be considered anti-semtic in nature, but certainly is jewish related. for a modern gold coin of joseph, see lot 381. rare. $150+

*1053 feather jew type. nd. c.1800? silvered 32mm. possibly a feather jew type. see jewish minters and medalists 9-12. a horned devil or jew riding on a large feathered bird/a crypt or a chest. fine, holed and plugged at center. the legend speaks of "the cuckold", while the feathers can and certainly have been used as an anti-semitic symbol during the 17th and 18th century. certainly an unusual, scarce and perhaps unpublished medal. $150+

*1054 benjamin disraeli. nd (c. 1876) æ34mm watch fob. his bust 1/2 left, "benjamin disraeli - earl of beaconsfield, kg"/arms. brown ef, with loop attached. nicest we've offered in many years. the portrait is the same as used on his "death medal" struck in 1881. see great jewish portraits page 56. $65+

*1055 rishon le-zion colony. (1882). 5462 silver 23mm. magen david & below that a torah scroll, the left frame showing people at prayer at the western wall, while the right frame shows a farmer sowing seeds, "if i forget thee o jerusalem let my right hand forget its cunning"/ a panoramic view of the colony. jtm-ep-53 variety, see the shekel vol. v, #4, p. 18. vf, slight evidence of mount removal. haffner lists this medal as 28mm or 35mm and in bronze or copper. this is 22mm and silver (not silver plated) and is the first i can recall as such. should be worthy of a substantial bid. sylvia haffner priced the regular bronze at $200 in 1978!$350+?

*1056 munich synagogue 1887. silver 39mm. synagogue in the middle, "new synagogue in munich" in german and hebrew, "erected by albert schmidt 1887" below synagogue in german/legend commemorating the dedication of the synagogue on 16 september 1887. the synagogue was destroyed by the nazis in 1938, a new synagogue was built in it's place in 1972. (see cm-49 for a medal commemorating that event). rare, this is the first i can recall offering nor could i find one offered in any of the famous pine tree/nasca sales. vf, cast. $200+?

*1057 talmud torah medal. nd (1890's?) brass 33mm the school building with legend around/scroll, magen david above, legend all around. ef$40+?

*1058 moses medalet. nd (c. 1900?). silver c. 18 x 21mm looped as made. moses holding the ten commandments/shma prayer in 3 lines, designs at top and bottom, with two hallmarks. vf. $100?

*1059 buenos aires judaica. 1905. brass 30mm. "union israelita argentina buenos aires" around 6 line legend all in spanish/2 hands clasping within magen david all within hebrew legend. wavy shaped, looped at top. vf. seems to be associated with the laying of the foundation of a synagogue. while argentina has had an active jewish population, metal numismatic items are scarce. $100+

*1060 fred karno's comedians. 1905-1906. brass 26mm. issued by moses & son. bust, legend around/crowned shield with moses & son 1905-1906 in center, "fred karno's grand new produciton" around. ef, holed at top. it been quite a long time since we have offered one of these tokens. moses and sons issued numerous wellington calendar medals in the mid-19th century. $35+

*1061 educational award. 1908. æ45mm. from the liverpool educational committee, this was awarded to "hyman hankey hebrew" public school for attendance and general good conduct. obverse has arms and "liverpool education committee" while the reverse has a long legend. what seems unusual to me is that this seems to be a regulation medal issued by the public school system in liverpool, yet it was awarded to hyman hankey for hebrew. ef, pierced for ribbon. $50+?

*1062 jewish national fund medal. nd. æ27mm. palm tree, hebrew legend, 7 stars of david in field/menorah, legend, star of david, feather. while this is an undated and unsigned medal, it is likely made in vienna soon after the jnf was founded in 1902. nice vf, with original loop attached. in our sale 33e a similar piece with a loop sold for $250 on a very much reduced bid. in our last sale we sold one with the loop removed, and not as nice as this for $180. $200+

*1063 judas iscariot. 1915. æ62mm. judas whispering to jesus/4 line legend above shield. kirschner-42. vf+. an extremely rare anti-semitic medal and the first i can recall seeing. the only other one that i know of is the one in the kadman museum. $500+?

*1064 jewish veterans of the wars of the republic. 1918. æ34mm. "us" within magen david, "jewish veterans of the wars of the republic" joined at top by red, white and blue ribbon which is joined at top by a brass bar with "liberty" at center and the dates "1776" "1918" to either side. the jewish veterans of the wars of the republic was the forerunner to the jewish war veterans of the united states. in the shekel vol xiv. #3 dr. paul federbush had a wonderful article on the medals of american jewish veterans. this was not included. in our sale 33c we sold a similar medal, but with a different (and nicer) ribbon. that sold for $300! medal and brass bar are nice (ef or so), ribbon is soiled and torn. $150+?

*1065 students fund of riga. 1924. silver c. 27 x 22 mm oval with loop attached. buidling/3 line hebrew legend in wreath, dates 1874-1924 at top and bottom. presumably for the 50th anniversary of this organization. don't think i've seen this before. no doubt rare. $275+?

*1066 federation of jewish philanthropic societies of new york. 1926 cn 38 mm. menorah "91 in one", within two circles of legend/"1916-1926, charity my share for 1926 lucky piece." vf-ef, a couple of nicks. scarce. 1st i can recall offering in many years. $50+

1067 Charity Token. NYC. Home of the Sons and Daughters of Israel. "282 E. 10th St. The Great Drive for a Home for the Aged"/Elderly Jewish man and woman. "Contribution One Dollar, Help us and God will Help you." Brass 31mm. Coins Reveal #147. EF. $20

*1068 herzl/balfour declaration pin. 1920. 15.5 blue, silver & white enameled silver pin. depicts herzl at center facing left, inscribed in hebrew "eyyar 10, 5680" (1920) (his memorial day) in center and "fulfillment of balfour's declaration" and 2 magen davids around the outer edge, the top of which is blue enamel while the bottom is white. nice portrait and a rare early zionist piece. 1st i can recall seeing. enamel is a bit faded and pin back has been removed. $80+

*1069 jewish merchant token. nd. æ 28mm. "w.e. rosenbaum" in two lines within pellet border/plain but for similar border. vf. rare? 1st we've seen$25?

*1070 national association for the jewish blind. nd. brass 32 mm. in the center, people pointing to the sky which says, "light", all within circle, within legend/ legend in wreath. ef, with hole (as made?). we can recall offering this token only once before, and that too had the hole at the exact same place, thus our assumption that this was made with the hole. scarce. $35+

1071 Shekel Like Medal. Silvered 24mm with original loop attached. Hallmarked on edge, but definitely not pure silver. Designed similar to Year 3 Shekel. VF. $40?

*1072 young israel pin. nd (1920's?). blue and white with menorah and magen david. presumably from the 20's. $35

*1073 large silver kiddish cup. 1930. 3 1/2" high. inscribed (with date) in german and to lesser extent in hebrew. no doubt scarce. $50?

*1074 dollars for survival. nd. 1930's? 36mm. red, white and black celluloid pin back. "dollars for survival" to left of father, mother and daughter hoping for help, "united jewish appeal" below. a large and scarce button. made in chicago. $60?

*1075 palestine exhibition. nd, 30mm. pinback celluloid button in red and gilt. "palestine exhibition" above and below a large red cross, with a smaller cross in each angle. scarce?$25

*1076 jewish national fund. 1937 aluminum 32mm. 35th anniversary/kkl in hebrew, "awarded for meritorious service in the cause of geulath harretz". vf. scarce. $50+?

*1077 joseph herman hertz by paul vincze. 1938. æ 147 mm in gilt plaque for hanging. his high relief bust left, legend in english and hebrew. part of the hebrew legend is hidden by the custom made plaque. commemorates the 25th anniversary of his reign as chief rabbi of great britain. hertz was also the first graduate of the jewish theological seminary in the usa. large, impressive and rare. i cannot recall when i've had this medal previously. in 1996 i had a small medal honoring hertz by beno elkan that sold for $100. this should be worth far more. $250+

1078 Zevulun, Palestine Seafaring Society. 1930's-1940's. Metal pin shaped as a shield with huge anchor and waves. Also included is a 1945 typed letter in English from the Tel Aviv District Office to the society's attorney in regard to "Hiring out of boats on the Yarkon river...(refuse)...The Zevulun is not a Sport Association, but one for instruction in seamanship". Zevulun members took an active part in the pre-WWII illegal Aliyah as well as in the Clandestine Aliyah of Holocaust survivors after WWII. Signed in hand. 2 items. $40

*1079 jewish national fund. nd (1941). enameled blue, white and gold pin back. stylized "tsadi" with "for zion" in lower bar, "40th year jewish nat'l fund" in 3 lines below. scarce? 1st i can recall seeing. $60+?

*1080 julius rosenwald memorial award. nd. æ 63mm. his bust within legend/"presented by the jewish federation of metropolitan chicago to....for distinguished achievement and leadership in advancing the cause of human welfare through the jewish federation". not awarded and basically as struck. scarce, 1st i can recall seeing. $40+?

*1081 birth of israel. 1948. fork and spoon. each with magen david atop baby's head, flame and "birth of israel" all on handle. litvin silver plate. a similar pair brought $60 3 years ago. $50

*1082 jerusalem under siege. 1948. war of independence pin of "mishmar ha 'am" (civil guard) which defended jerusalem. shaped as a shield, shows jerusalem's walls with one gate blocked with a barrier and a city view. inscribed in hebrew. given to members only. scare?$60

*1083 revisionist's etzel medal. 1948. 28mm cn medal with original loop. hand holding rifle/tower & stockade with barbed wire. struck to honor those members of the irgun who survived british internment in kenya during the war of independence. most of the interned were concentration camp survivors. scarce. ef. the first we've offered in 3 years, that sold for $135!$100+

*1084 amulet pin. c. 28 x 19.5mm oval. eye in the center. issued by an israeli organization called "health scouts". "tsofei briut" below, the top legend loosely translates into "the power of caution is better than medicine", sort of like an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure. ef. scarce. $75+?

*1085 dan bus co. 1950's. driver's pin, inscribed in hebrew dan and shin, alef, tsadi for sherut autobusim tziburi (public bus service). company's 1st emblem below, a pair of wings with a wheel in between. $35

*1086 300th anniversary of the resettlement of jews in great britain. 1956. æ 57 mm by paul vincze. portraits of oliver cromwell & menasseh ben israel between & menorah & a seal of the 1st "new" jewish community/female figure, holding scroll & legend around. unc, rare & important. jewish minters & medalists, page 77-78 and the shekel vol. xiv, #3 page 30ff. jtm-ep64a. as struck. we offered a similar piece a few years ago which sold for $90 on a $75 estimate. $75

1086 aVote Levy in '60. 1960 Æ 32mm. "Integrity - Ability - Experience" around 'Vote Levy in '60"/"Vote Levy Your District Attorney Row B or C" in 5 lines. VF-EF, a bit stained. Scarce?$20+

*1087 sterling silver charms. 4 different, early israel charms. interesting group, probably from the 1950's. $30+?


*1088 sterling silver kiddish cups. nd. pair of cups from the "yeshiva of bensonhurst". 2 cups, about 2" high, hallmarked "sterling a.g." not recent, consignor bought them at auction in 1978!. $30+?

1090 Group of 4. Israel CM-21A Hebrew University Silver 59mm, Palestine Hagana 1938 1/2 Mil token (listed in Krause 2006 under Israel as KM-TN1) and French Palestine Pavilion Medal, JTM-EP47, plus United States Rabbi Schneerson 38mm medal. 4 items, none junk, all very collectable. $100+

*1091 anne frank. nd (1964). æ70mm by georges simon. her bust in front of brick wall/flower stalk, barbed wire. a most magnificent and impressive medal honoring the teenage girl who inspired so many. very scarce. $175

*1092 iranian jewish community. 1966. gold 40 mm medal commemorating the 25th anniversary of the shah's reign and issued by the iranian jewish federation. bust of shah left/menorah, hebrew legend. we've offered this medal in silver and bronze, but never in this larger gold version. exceedingly rare. ef$1500?

*1093 moshe dayan and yitzhak rabin. 1967. silver 59mm. both in military helmets left at lion's gate/english, hebrew legends, stylized menorah and 20. not to be confused with the common shekel company medal, this is a silver medal by elisha and seldom seen. $50+

1094 Albert Einstein. 1968. Silver 39mm by Joseph Boulton for the National Commemorative Society. His bust left/Globe. Flower 22. This is the first type which in error lists Einsteins' birth year as 1875. Proof. See 464, 1104, 1108, 1120, 1130 and 1167 for other Einstein items. $25+

*1095 basel week. 1968. 32mm .900 silver proof medal. pomegranate (as the 500 prutah silver coin) surrounded by "shalom" & "israel"/"israel woche basel 1968." magen david. a rare israel related medal. only the 3rd i can recall offering. $40+

*1096 david and goliath. gold medal by paul vincze. 1968 38mm. david slaying the giant/"israel's 20th anniversary" showing map of israel after the 6 day war. this is one of 6 medals vincze did a for the israel heroism series. very rare and only the 2nd or 3rd i can recall offering in the past 35 years. some hairlines. $650

*1097 david ben gurion. 1973. silvered? 59mm. his bust right/nuclear reactor in the negev. very similar to the shekel company medal of 1966. this struck after his death in 1973, with legend indicating his name, dates of birth and death. nicely executed medal, which can't be said for many of the shekel mint products. 1st i can recall seeing. $35+?

*1098 international stamp exhibition. 1973. siilver. 60mm. view of old city/ "international stamp exhibition'73" in hebrew and english, old city gate. hallmark on edge. toned. $35+?

*1099 the jerusalem windows by marc chagall. 4 silver 45 x 60mm medals made in israel. each medal has chagall's window and his representation of one of the 12 tribes on the obverse and the name of the tribe, chagall's signature and a lion in an emblem on the reverse. contains tribes of issachar, levi, reuben and simeon. $100+

*1100 the jerusalem windows by marc chagall. 7 (c. 43 x 57mm) bronze medals issued by mosaic art of canada in 1974. each medal has chagall's window and his representation of one of the 12 tribes on the obverse and the name of the tribe and a biblical quote on the reverse. tribes of asher, dan, gad, joseph, judah, naphtali and zebulun included. $75+

*1101 tribes of israel. 1973. salvador dali. 3 tribes of israel, from the 12 tribes of israel set. each medal depicts a theme associated with that tribe on one side of the medal and the name of the tribe, the 25th anniversary symbol and dali's signature on the other. each medal is 50 mm, and contains 70 grams of .999 silver. asher, simeon and joseph. also in this lot is a 44mm round tribe of reuben medal from a different 12 tribes of israel series. this has 73+ grams of .999 silver. $85+

1102 Items from the Ben Abelson Collection. A miscellaneous group of tokens, medals, Kibbutz chits, stamps, 1963 mint sets etc. from the Abelson collection. Nothing rare but some interesting items, including 4 1963 B&W inverted reverse Mint Sets, 1 White set (1 coin loose), a note from Jean Gould (widow of Maurice), telling Ben, "Dear Benjy: Found it! You got it! Love, Jean" although I don't know what she was referring to, his personal 1966 S.I.N. membership medal and an AINA Bicentennial boxed silver medal. Perhaps the most interesting item is an enameled pin in a 2 x 2 holder. The holder says, "Leah Avni's Personal Nurses Pin. Gift from Leah Avni to Claire". Neat group. Sold as is, no returns. $100+_

*1103 majdanek extermination camp. 1974. æ 70mm by j. markiewicz. soldier and liberated prisoner embracing between broken barbed wire, "1944" below/ mausoleum at majdanek, polish legend. this is ex lot 873 from our sale 34e where it sold for $110$100

*1104 albert einstein. 1977. silver 39mm by the franklin mint germany as part of the 10 medal series, facing bust/a collage of several items associated with einstein and legend around. the genius of the german intellectuals. flower-39. proof. rare, we have offered this only once before. lot #58 which sold in the harry flower collection for $65. see 464, 1094, 1108, 1120, 1130 and 1167 for other einstein items. $60+

*1105 israel-egypt peace treaty. 1977 gilt silver (?) 59mm by n. basson. busts of anwar sadat and menachem begin left, "no more war" below and "peace" to left, legends in english, hebrew and arabic/knesset above, israeli and egyptian flags, legends in hebrew, english and arabic and date 19.11.77. see the shekel 37, 6, page 22. randolph #22. we believe that this is gilt silver as randolph mentions that the bronze pieces are numbered on sadat's shoulder, this only has a number on the edge. scarce, 1st i can recall. $50?

*1106 ---1978. gold 22 mm. busts of begin, carter and sadat above the entrance to the camp david retreat, legend in arabic, hebrew and english around/hebrew "lord will bless his people with peace" in hebrew, english legends around. see randolph #9, january-february 2005 shekel however he doesn't mention this gold issue. #032 and 22k. on edge. no doubt very rare. $800

*1107 ---1978. silvered bronze 59mm. as above, but larger and in different metal. randolph #9, january-february 2005 shekel. toned ef. $50?

*1108 albert einstein. 1979. silver 41mm. unesco medal. his bust half left/three of einstein's equations overlay an outline of einstein's 3/4 profile left, his signature below. flower-48. proof. rare. see 464, 1094, 1104, 1120, 1130 and 1167 for other einstein items. $60+

1109 Eurovision Israel. 1979. Set of 2 59mm medals. Silvered and Gilt "Eurovision Israel 1979., Jerusalem 31. 3. 1979"/Musical note, "The Time of the Singing Bird is come". 2 EF medals. Scarce. Only the 2nd time we can recall offering these. $40+?

*1110 israel map on un plaque. 1979. c. 76 x 101 mm. distributed among un finland disengagement battalion 74m upon their departure. shows large map of israel (as per un's 1967 conception), west bank and sinai where the battalion was positioned. tiny hole at each corner as this was intended to be stuck on a wooden board. $60

*1111 israel-egypt peace treaty. 1979. gilt 59mm. sadat, carter and begin clasping hands in center with english, arabic and hebrew legend/an egyptian and an israeli planting a tree, symbols in the background, "peace" in english, arabic and hebrew. see the shekel 38, 2, page 29. randlolph #15.he does not list this medal in gilt!. $35+?

*1112 majdanek commemorative. 1980 æ55mm. monument of the majdanek concentration camp/boy peeking out from behind barbed wire. issued on the 35th anniversary of the liberation of the majdanek camp by the museum in majdanek, poland. scarce. $75

1113 Group of 3. Judah Magnes Museum 1st Trapezoid medal in Bronze by Reis and the Judaic Heritage Society's Bronze Medal for Israel's 32nd anniversary and silver for Israel's 33rd anniversary. 3 better medals, none of which are common. $50

*1114 mikva israel emanuel synagogue. nd (1982?). æ45mm. view of this famous synagogue built in 1732. uniface. see lot #535 for a coin commemorating this synagogue. scarce, 1st i can recall offering in many years. $25+?

*1115 american gathering of jewish holocaust survivors. 1983. bronze 51mm. flame, "remember 6,000,000" in english & hebrew, 40th anniversary warsaw ghetto uprising/broken barbed wire, olive branch, legend. scarce. $40?

*1116 warsaw ghetto uprising. 1983. 40th anniversary. silvered bronze and bronze 69 mm designed by adam wlodardzyk and made by ptain. barbed wire below city view/barbed wire above "getto" above fighters. 2 better medals$75?

*1117 worms synagogue medal. 1984. silver 39.5 mm. proof. view of synagogue and the rashi chapel, 1034-1984/hebrew & german legends. the worms synagogue was built in 1034 and desecreted in 1615. in 1624 the building was restored and the rashi chapel was added by david joshua oppenheim. the entire building was destroyed during kristallnacht but was rebuilt by the germans in 1961. a stunningly beautiful medal, only the 3rd we have offered, the first since 1998 $60+

*1118 marc chagall by marika somogyi. 1987. c. 2 1/2" gold medal honoring the centennial of the birth of chagall (just 2 years after his death). depicts chagall's floating lovers, a zoomorphic violinist and a portrait of chagall. (you'll have to see the photo to really appreciate this). over 80 grams of 14 karat gold. only 50 of these were produced. rare, 1st we've offered. produced for the magnes museum. numbered and signed by the artist. see below and lot # 1122$1000+

*1119 marc chagall by marika somogyi. 1987. c. 2 1/2" silver medal honoring the centennial of the birth of chagall (just 2 years after his death). depicts chagall's floating lovers, a zoomorphic violinist and a portrait of chagall. (you'll have to see the photo to really appreciate this). over 60 grams of sterling silver. only 500 of these were produced. rare, 1st we've offered. produced for the magnes museum. numbered and signed by the artist. see above and lot 1122$100+

*1120 albert einstein. by paul vincze. 1987 bronze 170 mm in gilt plaque for hanging. facing portrait of einstein in typical vincze style. flower-95 (89). vincze worked on this plaque for several years before completing it in january 1987. rare. we've had this only once before (without plaque), that was in our harry flower sale of 2001 where one sold for $395 (reduced from $500+). very high relief! see 464, 1094, 1104, 1108, 1120, 1130 and 1167 for other einstein items. $300+?

*1121 amulet. 1980's-90's? silvered 39mm. christian, probably modern. blundered legend in the from of an acronym that is deciphered "one principle of his unity, one beginning of his individuality"/2nd seal of mars, from the key of solomon. vf. $50?

*1122 charlie chaplin by marika somogyi. 1989?. silver 46mm, chaplin stepping through the center hole from his famous character "the tramp". #15 of 300 made for the judah magnes museum. $100+

*1123 700th anniversary of old-new synagogue in prague. 1990 æ60mm. view of synagogue/magen david in front of cemetary. as struck$35+

*1124 charleston sc synagogue. 1991. æ47 mm struck for the 250th anniversary of the kahal kadosh beth-elohim synagogue. synagogue, legend and dates/10 commandments, hebrew, english legends. proof. scarce? $25+

*1125 50th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps. silver and bronze 42 mm by gyorgy kiss. bp mintmark (budapest, hungary). "in memory of the liberation of concentration camps 1945-1995. hungarian auschwitz foundation" in english and hungarian with broken barbed wire fence in center/candles of remembrance. bronze, cast as made, the silver choice proof. $150+

1126 Group of Barbed Wire related medals. SM-31b Exiles Silver 35mm 1964; SM-92a Exodus Silver 37mm 1987; SM-105 and SM-105a Anne Frank Silver 27 and Bronze 30mm 1989 plus 2 privately issued medals. 1) Ghetto Fighter's House. 1975 Silver 35mm. 30th Anniversary of Liquidation of Concentration Camps and 2) 1973 Mideast Peace Conference Silver 33m Proof medal depicting a flower, broken barbed wire and the UN Building in Geneva. The last, while unsigned, looks like the work of Avram Lerner. 6 medals, 5 silver, some scarce. $100

*1127 group of medals. 2 different kabbalah type amulets, one as in lot #1121, the other pictured. harry truman and chaim weizmann pictured with a torah as issued by the judaic heritage society in 1973 and chabbad medal cn39, "welcome moshiach"/ "long live the rebbe". 4 different medals, none common. $50+

1128 Group of Medals. Ben-Gurion Shekel Co Medal, 20th Anniv IDF Forces, 1973 Yom Kippur War, 3 different Moshe Dayan medals and a Dori, Rabin, Dayan medal. 7 bronze 59mm medals, all different produced by The Shekel Co. $50+

1129 Group of Medals. Israel-Egypt Peace (Randolph 1), Ben-Gurion Shekel Co. Medals- 1) His bust left/legend and 2) His bust left/Nuclear Reactor (silver), Weizmann and Ben-Zvi, Presidents of Israel, 1973 Yom Kippur War and 10th Anniversary Liberation Gush Etzion. 6 59mm medals, 5 bronze, 1 silver. $50+

1130 Group of medals, tokens and coins. Touro Synagogue, Newport RI 38mm Proofs Silver & Bronze, plus bronze 38mm from The Medallic History of American Jews; Mill Street Synagogue and Lancaster Community from same series, 2 different colored aluminum Mardi Gras Doubloons showing the home of Judah P. Benjamin; 2 different Switzerland 5 Franc coins honoring Albert Einstein from 1979, 2 San Marino 500 Lire bimetallic Einstein coins; Karl Marx 20 Mark East German, 1 Ruble Russia and 5 Mark West German, plus 3 different Russian coins of Lenin. 17 coins and medals, all Proof or Unc., except last 3 which are VF or so. $100?

*1131 group. pair of ribbons, plus tokens and medals. 1) blue print on white. "national conference for palestine of united palestine appeal. washington, d.c. january 14-15 1939" in 10 lines with magen david above and blank brass name plate above (that a bit bent). 2) gilt print on red, white and blue ribbon, "17th anniversary jewish postal workers welfare league january 10th, 1942" in 6 lines, manufacturer"s symbol below. above is bar saying "reception committee" plus a small blue and white ribbon. 2 old ribbons, both could use a pressing, the 2nd a bit tattered at bottom. i was going to add a possible numismatic connection with the 2nd ribbon. i had once been told that famed coin dealer, the late abe kosoff, had been a postman before venturing into coins as a full time business. however i cannot verify that he was a postman, although i do know that he wrote about his bar mitzvah, so he was jewish! plus 7 miscellaneous medals and tokens including 1949 national jewish hospital and medals of rebeca and eilat. total 9 items, sold as is, no returns. $40+?


In addition to the items listed here, please check the following paper lots in Part One of this catalog: 723, 726-749, 754, 763, 772-791, 833-865, 901, 908-917, 951-954 and 957. Our subsections below: graphic, historical and financial are arbitrary and some of the items could easily be put in another section. Please check the descriptions carefully and look at the images.

GRAPHICS   (back to top)

*1132 wood cut line drawings of ancient coins. 17-18th century by h. sperling. ancient jewish coins around a drawing from genesis chapter xx, verse 16. obviously the ancient coins were used quite a bit after the scene. along with this plate, another plate of text is also included. a few tiny edge tears amd some minor stains, otherwise ef. very suitable for framing. $75+

*1133 holy land map. 18th century? c. 6 7/8 x 17". a quite detailed "map of the forty years' travels of the israelites.." nice shape and entirely in english. some minor signs of aging and a few folds. slightly torn along 1 margin, not design. $150+?

*1134 19th century parchment amulet. c. 4 1/2 x 6". some holes and tears. our consignor suggest that this is hungarian because the dedication on the back is signed by yechezkel danesh and danesh is a common hungarian-jewish name. despite the faults, probably scarce. $100+

*1135 synagogue of the jews, jerusalem. 1836 hand colored engraving by j. salmon and j. redaway. matted, suitable for framing, entire object is c. 10 3/4 x 12 1/4", the engraving c. 6 x 8 1/4"$50+

*1136 the oppenheim pictures. 19 of moritz oppenheim's famous set of twenty portraits of jewish life. as published by arthur rothmann fine arts, nyc. oppenheim was one of the preeminent artists of the 19th century. in folder of issue. pictures are very nice, folder (c.15 x 11 1/2") is well used. $75+

*1137 steel engravings. victorian era. 3 different biblical subjects. all ready to frame. the sheets c 9 1/4 x 12 1/2", the images various smaller sizes. samson's threat, samson's riddle and abraham and hager. $90?

*1138 pair of colored cards. late 19th century. 1) an upper class matron with prominent nose and huge bustle with "vhere vos moses?" and another by the same artist showing a racetrack dandy with a little dog below and "what a treasure you are!" 2 cards, the first repaired at lower left. both removed from scrapbook. $30+?

*1139 advertising cards. 1880's-1890's. various calling and business cards, all colorful. rosenbloom bros., lehmann, lavine, julius l. strauss, bloomfield and c.s. nathan are among the merchants. various grades from damaged to ef, mostly vf or better. neat lot. $60+

*1140 embroidered new years cards. nd (c. 1900?). 4 beautiful and colorful "cards". each about 3 1/2 x 5 1/2" with "happy new year" in hebrew and colorful symbols. unsued, 3 have note paper inside. i've never seen others like this. $100

*1141 "expanding new years cards". c. 1900.4 cards. made in germany, but probably for america. very colorful and unused. "a happy new year" in english and hebrew (but not german). we've seen "scrap" pieces around but unused, expandable cards are very hard to find. scenes from a wedding, a shabbat dinner, a bris and a bar mitzvah. $100

*1142 the big stick. 1914. or is it the schtick? front page of a new "jewish" newspaper. vol. vi, #13. march 27, 1914. some minor edge tears, but more than decent. suitable for framing. $50

*1143 memorial lithograph. 1920 by a. haase of prague. c. 20 x 15". multicolored and beautiful. folded into eighths, a few small holes at folds. $50

1144 Postcards etc. 3 Jamal Bros. (c. 1921). #7, 32 & 90. Unused but all a bit faded; Also, cards of Nazareth and Dorschplaats in Jerusalem (both unused), plus Jaffa & Galilee, these 2 used. Also in this lot are 2 Griffiths 2 sided Stereo Views. 9 piece lot. Nice. $45

*1145 livrë de priedres. french-hebrew prayer book. printed in vienna 1932 by jos. schlensinger. presented to bar mitzvah boy 30 june 1934 by charlotte grossman. obviously not used much as book is in excellent condition. a few beautifully engraved colored plates. in case, which is scuffed. $35+?

*1146 zionist congress photo. 1937. c 7 x 5" black and white photo of landmark 1937 conference in zurich. hebrew & german written description on back. $50

*1147 israel map covers. 1950-1955. group of 6 cacheted covers for opening of post offices. 3 different for negev mobile post offices, 1, 2 & 3; hof ascalon mobile post offices; shomron (samaria) mobile post office and migdal ha'emeq post office. 6 colorful hebrew/english covesr, each with map and 1st day cancellations. the last presumably not a mobile po. $35

*1148 revisionist eretz-israel map postcard. 1958. issued in austria (!) for israel's 10th anniversary. has beitar's menorah, with it's main candlestick inscribed in hebrew "day of independence" and its flame with a "10". with map of "greater israel" at right. franked with austrian stamp and has a special cancellation in german & hebrew. 25 years later, the owner franked this card with a modern austrian stamp and another special german/hebrew cancellation for israel's 35th anniversary. printed by heruth, vienna. very nice. $40+?

*1149 judaic bookplates, ex libris. 38 pieces, all different. some colorful, some plain, most very interesting. some new, some torn and (i presume) some rare. consignor believes it should go for over $200, i have no idea. $150?

HISTORICAL   (back to top)

*1150 the jewish tax. 1836. circular from vienna which refers to the judensteuer or the jewish tax. about 8 x 13". some holes, no doubt where tacked up, but in remarkable good condition. no doubt rare. $200+

1151 Books. 1) Sinai & Palestine by A. P. Stanely, 1910 London (Cheap Edition with Maps and Plans) Hardbound. 2 & 3) Shulchan Aruch (Code of Jewish Law), compiled by Josef Caro (Sephardi), with later Ashkenazai Commentaries. 1815, Amsterdam. Volumes I & IV of 4 volumes. #1 Opech Chaim and #4 Chosen Hamishpa. Complete vellum hardbound editions in Hebrew. 3 books, all used, the later two more so. $50?

1152 Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors. WWI by the National Jewish Welfare Board. 275 pages of small hardbound book. First we've offered in quite some time. $20+?

*1153 polish passport. 1921. issued to chaim elgard, born in 1894. he emigrated to palestine and this shows the stops he made on the way czechoslovakia, trieste and egypt. $50?

1154 Jewish Immigrant Document Lot. 80+ years of documents from 3 Ashkenazai families related by marriage. Includes Naturalization Papers and Passport of Jacob Weiss of Austro-Hungary in 1896; Naturalization Papers, WWII discharge and other papers of Louis Herschehouse; Naturalization for Benjamin Brussel of Russia, 1916 and photograph of him from CIPA Weinsteina" of Odessa; 3) Marriage License between Ben Brussell and Anna Hershehouse and her passport. Various other letters, photographs, documents and other items from Ohio, Illinois, California and Europe. The papers were saved from the incinerator by a distant surviving relative. An interesting lot of US Judaica. All the people are now deceased. Sold as is, no returns. $100+?

*1155 jewish youth newspaper. 1931-1932, amsterdam, netherlands.. 7 small format newspapers, with nice articles and lessons in hebrew. $75+?

*1156 revisionist beitar romanian cloth emblem. 1930's. in blue and orange-brown, featuring beitar's menorah insignia between 2 vertical thick blue bars, captioned beitar underneath, all in double frame shaped as shield. has 3 line boxed hebrew handstamp on back, "beitar's commission in romania, supply office". back shows four stains where item was stuck to scrap book. vf and rare. $90+?

*1157 union for the sale of palestine products. 1938. an early patriotic letter issued by the tel-aviv branch of the union and mailed to all schools in the region. dated march 10th, just before purim, with the request that each and every staff member deliver a direct message for pupils, "all exchange of gifts at purim should be with palestine products... this must be executed with national spirit, as increase of sales will strengthen the economy". at that time the economy of eretz-israel faced a crisis both with the influx of refugees from the reich as well as the arab riots being at it's height. c. 8 1/4 x 13" in hebrew. filed punched at right. avf. $50

1158 Telegrams. 1930's-1940's. Miscellaneous group of 9 pieces, 2 of which are Mazel-Tav "Telegrams". Most are torn etc., but interesting. $25?

*1159 american of russian-jewish extraction. 1943 fbi wanted poster for jacob hinden, identified as an "american of russian-jewish extraction" showing his picture and his fingerprints. lists his numerous alias, his crimes and his relatives and sent to mr. j. r. kemp, captain of police in waycross ga. he started his life of crime at the age of 11 (or at least he was first caught at that time). he was from philadelphia, the son of hyman and esther, who probably weren't thrilled.. $50

*1160 begin's irgun broadside. 1944-45. printed in hebrew with logo of "greater israel" and hand holding rifle, with "rak kach" (the sole solution) on either side. addressed to jewish youth in our motherland, "qualified underground soldiers with light arms can fight a regular army...soldiers with faith, knowing that their fight is just, willing to give their lives for the ideals in their hearts will prevail...our people are being destroyed and our land enslaved, why don't you fight for their redemption? our cause is far more than the greek revels.. you have hidden arms, take them out...jewish youth! learn! conclude! join the fight!...". appeals to jewish youth to be like the greek youth, i.e. you have fought germany, now the british rescuer has turned to be the enslaver. signed by the national military organization of eretz-israel. c. 6 1/2 x 10". in hebrew. nice vf and truly scarce. $125+

*1161 jews against jews. 1944. flyer distributed by the charedi community in jerusalem calling for a boycott of the national committee (va'ad le'ummi) in palestine. c. 8 x 12 1/2" taped and torn, but rare. 1st i can recall seeing. $50?

1162 British Palestine Passport. 1946. Issued to Kurt Buki, a merchant who had been born in Berlin in 1892. This used passport, with his photo, shows where he traveled in the next few years: Egypt, France, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, England and the US. $40?

*1163 irgun flyer. 1946-1947. refers to the latrun which was an immigrant ship seized by the british in october of 1946. according to the encyclopedia judaica the latrun "was among the ships whose passengers offered the strongest resistance" presumably they were sent to cyprus. the flyer, a bit aged and torn, is pasted at the top on a stiff cardboard. c. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4" and is entirely in english!. presumably the flyer was as much or more for the british forces as for the jewish settlers. $50+

*1164 begin's irgun broadside. 1947. printed in hebrew with logo of "greater israel" and hand holding rifle, with "rak kach" (the sole solution) on either side. c. 4 3/4 x 16 1/3" to be placed on street walls. addressed "to the people and the youth" in regard to the martial ordinances: "the strikes of the underground despite the martial ordinances, make this means of oppression seem ridiculous... bitterness and dread spread in the occupation's soldiers forced to retreat.. yet victory is not reached, as we do not fight just to abolish evil edicts, but fight to free the homeland, for our brethren aliyah and to establish our own state...we shall keep fighting ...our people support strong...victory will come." signed national military organization of eretz-israel. one horizontal fold due to it's size. vf. $125+

*1165 war of independence national loan. 1948. official flyer issued by the just born state of israel advocating the purchase of the national loan to finance the war as well as the operation of the various departments of david ben-gurions's provisional government. printed in hebrew, "last but not least, the last half million (pounds) of the national loan is waiting for a quick purchase..if you will not sign you will be shamed!". with a vignette of the walls of jerusalem and guns that had just been fired. c. 3 x 81/2" in black on orange. $60

*1166 revisionist betar of america signed document. 1949. on the letterhead of brit trumpeldor of america (149 2nd ave, ny, ny) a letter addressed to teyva shachorie (theodore schwartz), katsin hanetsivut (chief betar officer) from simcha rosenberg, natsiv betar (betar commissioner). the message, all in english, saying that betar is in debt to shachorie for $246 for return passage for betar's delegates from the betar world conference and the money would be repaid as soon as funds were available. surely uncommon. $50

*1167 albert einstein and other atomic pioneers. 1956. complete sheet of 16 different "atomic pioneers". features einstein, pierre & marie currie, enrico fermi and others. each of the 16 green and white labels captioned in english. issued for the "atoms for peace exhibition" held in rishon lezion, september-october 1956. no gum. for other einstein items, please see lots 464, 1094, 1104, 1108, 1120 and 1130. $45+?

1168 Jerusalem Post. 1962. "Eichmann Loses Appeal". Wednesday May 30 edition of the English language newspaper much of it having to do with Eichmann's appeal and the reaction to it. Also included in this lot are the editions of May 28th and May 31st. All obviously a bit aged and used, but still in decent readable condition. $25?

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*1169 szaia goldberga. 1861 promissory note. poland, 1861. 10 kopeks. extremely rare. fine, tape repair. overprints and manuscript notatons. $200+

*1170 early german templar's check. 1895, jerusalem. large size check of the "central-casse des tempels, aberle-hoffmann" for 500 francs. dated 29 august 2895 with linear handstamp of the central templars, signed underneath by aberle hoffmann. christian hoffmann was chairman of the templar's colony and one of the founders of their bank. aberle was a large scale trader (and presumably a relative). various german manuscript notations on both sides. vf. scarce. $55

*1171 kollel note. 1901. issued by the united jewish ashkenazim kollel of eretz hakodesh, jerusalem. dated 20 tamuz 5661 (summer 1901), to pay rebbe pearlman 5450 turkish ghrush (50 gold napoleons). this huge sum was part of the halukka, the charity funds received from abroad by jews in palestine for distribution among the needy. this was probably to be distributed by reb. pearlman among his kollel's needy for the forthcoming high holidays. signed in hand by four different people. vf and scarce. $45

*1172 swedish zionist contribution note. 1913. nicely printed form, with yellow outline and magen david with "zion" in blue at top. mr. m. tarschis (?) contributed 5 kronor for "zionisten" on april 24,1913, with scandinavian zionist handstamp at bottom center. no doubt scarce, we have seen few, if any, swedish zionist items, with the exception of zionist shekels. vf. $100+?

*1173 kollel austerreich-galizern. 1914. 100 ghrush. hebrew-german handstamp of kollel, with kottel at left, other handstamps, signatures and notations as well as a ottoman fiscal stamp on back. vg-f, some stains. scarce?$100?

*1174 kollel america. 1916. for 182 turkish pounds, received from rabbi eisenstein of the "general committee knesset israel ashkenazim" as partial payment for kollel america "on behalf of generous american be distributed among our kollel's needy.." dated 15 nissan, 5671 (for pesach). signed in hand by rabbi yitzchak aryeh levin and two other officials and with hebrew/english circular kollel america handstamp, showing kotel at center. vf$45

*1175 encased postage. rubinstein, inh s. freund. 10 pfennig. scarce. yellow and black on bright orange. unc. germany. post wwi era. i sold a similar piece for $50 in our sale 29f. $50

*1176 meyer kauffmann textile works. 1920. 5 pfennig paper script. vf, with manuscript on front, perhaps kauffmann's signature. this jewish merchant also issued porcelain notgeld during the same period. he is the only jewish merchant to issue both paper and porcelain notgeld as far as i know. scarce. $50+


*1177 golem notes. frankfurt 1921 25 & 50 pfg notgeld notes. both depict the golem creature. the golem was, in eastern european jewish legend, a figure of lore and greatness and many rabbis used it as a morale builder. both unc. a similar set in our fall 2004 sale brought $50!$50

*1178 hoffmann's hotel. 1922. norderney, germany 10 & 50 pfg. 1922. two large jewish stars indicate that this is a jewish (and possible a kosher) hotel. 1st we've offered in many years. ef, but both notes a bit discolored at top. $40?

*1179 palestine jewish colonization association. 1924. known as the pjca, it was founded by baron hirsch in 1891 as the jewish colonization assn. and financed jewish agricultural settlements in argentina, brazil, canada, the us, czarist russia, romania, poland etc., as well as jewish colonies in eretz-israel. in 1924 it became the pjca and became responsible for all the settlements founded by baron rothschild. this early receipt is dated 27 april 1924 and is for 5 egyptian pounds. with adhesives and handstamps. scarce?$35

1180 Season Transportation Pass. 1927-1928. Issued to Austrian Jewess Helene Hammerman. The pass is a thick card with her photo and other details. Includes six monthly stamps to be stuck on the card after payment of fees. Also included is an envelope addressed to the holder in Vienna and mailed to her from Jerusalem in1938!. F-VF$35

*1181 jnf keren kayemeth. 1920's-1930's. 5 mark "note" for 50 square meters in palestine. purple on buff, with 12 nice vignettes. ef and scarce$50?

*1182 singer sewing machine coupons. 1920's, 1930's. two colored coupons. 1) pink, for 10 piastres inscribed in french and 2) green for 500 mils inscribed in hebrew, english and arabic. 1st has singer manufacturing co, the 2nd singer sewing machine co. obviously the 2nd used in palestine, consignor says the first also used there. $25+?

*1183 bank of the temple society, ltd. 1936. printed credit note for 200 palestine pounds to cover the debt of n. n. pearlmann of tel-aviv due to his bankruptcy. with hebrew manuscript notation at top. issued by the jaffa branch and dated 12 september 1936. printed in german, english and french. punched. f-vf$40

*1184 tav magen, tel-aviv self taxation receipt pair. 1942. two different types, one with small shield at center, the other with a much larger shield. both for 200 mils to be paid to the tel-aviv municipality for april and july 1942. both inscribed, "tav magen, tel-aviv" with municipal logo within green shield at center. in hebrew, both punched and no doubt scarce. $55

*1185 noah zagaggi grocery tokens. jtm-mt-28. nd (1940's). 5, 10, 20, 50 & 250 mils. 5 tokens, the first four unc., the 250 vf, with zagaggi's signature. zagaggi was the father of israel's first comptroller general and his store was near the bezalel studios in jerusalem. $50+

*1186 anglo-palestine check delivered by convoy from jerusalem. 21 june 1948. official jewish agency, check for 3057.836 pounds to be paid to hasneh insurance co of tel-aviv. signed in hand by the treasurer and chief accountant of the jewish agency and handstamped. franked with 10 mils revenue stamp (showing map of eretz-israel). delivered to tel aviv by the 2nd convoy which left jerusalem on june 21st. has anglo-palestine bank tel-aviv clearing handstamp dated 6 days later. punched at left. $35

*1187 war of independence airplane tokens. 1948. horizontal pair of 50 mil tokens perforated, issued by the general council for hebrew aviation in eretz-israel. with small illustration of airplane at top right, inscribed "ambulance-airplane, a gift from the pupils of tel-aviv". presumably the entire project was to be financed by the residents of tel-aviv at 50 mils for each token. 1st i can recall seeing. $55


*1188 war of independence, idf cigarette ration coupon. 1949. small hebrew printed coupon on pink-orange cardboard. good 1 may to 15 june 1948 and issued to wounded soldier in "rehabilitation center", handstamped at center for unit. had idf instructions at top, "soldier if you do not use this coupon-destroy it". not destroyed. vf, scarce. entirely in hebrew. $50?

1189 Jewish National Fund. 1950. $1 Contribution for "land for the Extension of Kfar Bnai Zion". Nice colored vignette on front, the back has a list of awards for those who contributed as well as a statement as to what Bnai Zion is. EF, without receipt at left and some stains on back. $25+

*1190 jewish national fund. 1950. as above but for $5 and with unused "receipt" attached at left. unc. scarce as such. $50?

*1191 chabbad lubavitcher contribution notes. 1960's-1977. five different printed notes. 1 lira for bnai chabbad clubs: 1 lira for one brick, construction fund; 10 lirot for "tomchei tmimim central yeshiva"; 20 lirot for torah emeth yeshiva and 20 lirot for chabbad lubavitich yeshiva of zefat. 4 have handstamps, 4 have illustrations, 3 in both hebrew and english, 2 punched. vf or so. $30+

*1192 kibbutz megiddo. jtm kt-76. complete set of 7 notes, 5, 10, 25 & 50 agorot, 1, 5 & 10 lirot. in various colors, on cardboard. all unc., with overprint. $45?

1193 Shaare Zedak Hospital Meal Chits. 1970's? Jerusalem. 17 different pieces, all identifield. Scarce as such. For use by students, volunteers, managers and nurses. Average EF. $100?

*1194 anti arafat-peres pair. 1996. 2 anti shimon peres election propaganda items. 1) arafat and peres, the back shows arafat with legend, "arafat, president of the palestinian state" with temple and palestinian banner, the other side shows arafat and peres, "value 00, warning, peres will give him a state, then this bank-note will be good....". , published by "zo artzeinu" (our land), a far right organizaton. 2) small size red, black and white accordion style 5 page leaflet, title "peres book of fantasy" which contains anti-peres cartoons and political sayings of peres's vision of a new middle east. this published by likud. a nice political pair from the important election campaign following the assassination of rabin. vf$55?

*1195 zionist shekel. 1930. eretz israel. basic design with ancient shekel coin at center. purchased in tel-aviv for 50 mils (linear handstamp). back inscribed in hebrew only. vf. printed in black on off-white. $45

*1196 zionist shekel. 1933. poland. same design as above but both sides printed in hebrew, english and yiddish. purchased for 1.20 zloty by miriam brustein of jashinowka. printed in black on gray-green paper. vf. $55

*1197 zionist shekel related letter. 1937. hebrew letter with hebrew/english letterhead of the "palestine jewish labour party, executive committee". the letter was sent to the committee of kfar malal on 18 may 1937 less than 2 1/2 months before the opening of the 20th zionist congress in zurich. "we urge you to inform us immediately what was order to distribute the shekel in your area...distribution must be 100%, that is all members and their parents...time is short and will end on june 3rd...we still have to distribute the shekel among thousands, and even tens of thousands, workers...this must be completed right away so that we can concentrate our efforts among other parts of the not delay as money must be paid immediately to the national committee.." the 20th zionist congress had to deal with the royal commission under lord peel which had proposed the partition of palestine as well as the recent arab riots. on watermarked paper, with self taxation imprinted jnf bialik stamp at top right. $120+

*1198 zionist shekel. 1946. eretz israel type, handstamped belgium on back. later design with ancient shekel in background at center. purchased for 26 francs by paula feingold with her full address both in french and flemish. handstamps and manuscript indicates that she voted on 3 october 1946. printed in hebrew, yiddish and english on both sides. in black and light bluish gray on white paper. vf$80+

*1199 zionist shekel related document. 1946. letter of the "brith of general zionists of eretz israel, 33 king george st., tel-aviv" (jabotinksy's house!) and addressed to ch. ariav, later a member of the knesset, about an invitation for a consultation in matters of education. has large linear handstamp in hebrew, "purchase the zionist shekel" in violet at top. signed by y. bar-midot of the national executive of the general zionists. small tear and filing holes repaired. vf$65?

*1200 zionist shekel. 1947. jubilee shekel for bulgaria. special design made for the 50th anniversary of the zionist movement. inscribed "shekel hayovel" in bold black at center, "bulgaria" at lower right. purchaser and collector's information in manuscript at center. printed in 2 shades of light blue and black on off-white paper. inscribed in hebrew and english on front and hebrew, english and yiddish on back. fine. scare. $60+

*1201 zionist shekel. 1948. jubilee shekel for sweden. different type than above. shows "5708" (1948) in bold black at center. purchased for 2.50 kroners by eleonora wajcman of malmo, dated 5 february 1948. "sweden" at lower right. printed in light blue and black on off-white paper. hebrew and english on front, with the addition of yiddish on back. vf. another scarce zionist shekel. $75+

*1202 zionist shekel pair. 1949-1950. a new design titled "shekel 5709-5710" above the vignette of an ancient shekel and a modern medal with a menorah, captioned "first congress of the revived israel". for the 23rd congress, the new design was needed as this was the 1st congress held in israel. the first shekel has "israel" printed in black at right, the 2nd has no overprinted country as it was intended for the diaspora communities. this was purchased for 100 francs by a person named cohen in casablanca, morocco. 2 items, both neat. $50

1203 Zionist Shekel Cacheted Pair. 1950. Lovely covers, captioned in Hebrew and English, "Fourth Session of the Zionist Executive Committee at Jerusalem" Vignette shows a large Israel flag with ancient Shekel below. Both covers have 1st Day cancellation, Jerusalem 20. 11.1950. The 4th Session was held following the 23rd Congress and dealt with various resolutions. Unusual pair. $35

1204 Zionist Shekel. 1951-1952. Israel. Another new design depicting a Menorah and a Magen David at right with "Israel" printed at left under the manuscript. In light blue and black on white paper, entirely in Hebrew. $35

*1205 zionist shekel. 1953-1954. similar to above, but "israel" now under the menorah at right, with 3 line imprint, "shekel price 200 pruta / jnf 5 pruta / total 205 pruta" at lower center. this shekel was purchased by a member of the general federation of hebrew workers, with its handstamp dated december 1955. printed in black and orange on white. vf. $40

*1206 zionist shekels. group of 14 pieces, mostly all different, some unused. mostly from eretz-israel, some from england & poland, some after the establishment of the state. good lot for the researcher. $100+


I am often asked WHY DO PEOPLE COLLECT THIS STUFF? Obviously people collect for different reasons, but most people seem to collect these items as teaching tools for use at home, in schools, synagogues and churches. Many people donate them to national or local museums. There are people who deny the existence or magnitude of the Holocaust. These items are a weapon against them.

In addition to these lots, also see the following lots in other parts of the catalog: 387-388, 551-555. 723, 746, 749, 754, 772-791, 901, 951-954, 1009-1012, 1014, 1018, 1044-1046, 1052-53, 1063, 1078, 1083, 1091, 1103, 1112, 1115-1116, 1125-1126, 1150, 1163 and 1168.


*1207 anti-semitic british "horse brass". nd. c. 77 x 87 mm. a "horse brass' is a decorative item placed on the harness of a horse. the origin goes back centuries, based on the superstition that a symbol was need to protect the horse from evil spirits. certainly scarce, i've never seen an item like this. a "evil" looking jewish type with "fagin" underneath. $200+

*1208 edouard drumont round, c. 43mm. nd. his portrait half left, legend around. black on white paper. this celebrates him as founder and director of la libre parole an anti-semitic party in france which was very active in the dryfuss affair. the back in red, white and blue, "vive drumont a bas les juifs". (down with the jews). vf. $50+

*1209 edouard drumont sticker. nd. his portrait half left, legend around. black on green paper."vive drumont a bas les juifs". (down with the jews). vf, but upper right corner missing. very tip of upper left missing and somewhat faded. equally as scarce as above. $50

*1210 the story of bruno schwoch told in some 25 documents. born in 1900 in berlin, he served in the german army in wwi, worked his way up to become the personal assistant to otto klemperer, conductor of the berlin state opera, receiving a glowing letter of recommendation from that organization in 1931. then came hitler. in mid-1933 under the reich law of may 1933, schwoch was dismissed from the berlin state opera,told he would get no recommendation or even confirmation of his role, and that appeal was impossible, all because he was a jew. in november of 1934, schwoch and his family were able to immigrate to palestine. he went to a kibbutz, changed his name to nissan, became a farmer, later he joined the palestine police and was active in the haganah. this is quite a life story, and a reminder of how precarious germany became right after the rise of hitler. it's also a record of a true pioneer of israel. 25 documents with a descriptive list of each one. certainly a life story worth remembering. among the documents included are his birth certificate, his army certificate of discharge, his letter of recommendation, the letter saying he could not appeal his dismissal, his aliyah certificate and his "haganah" recognition in 1958 from the state of israel. $600+

*1211 german anti-semitic postcard. 1901. multicolored lithograph postcard featuring a cartoon, captioned, "greetings from the grand bankkrach (bank crash) in leipzig". depicts a well dressed jewish stock broker who supposedly made a huge profit from the collapse of the local stock exchange. with large sack full of money at center and inscription. printed in leipzig. postally used, with pencil manuscript on both sides, vf, corners bumped. scarce. $60+?

*1212 austrian anti-semitic postcard. pre wwi. black and white, "real photo" and montage. the ritual murder of andrew von rinn by jews. based on the supposed ritual murder or blood libel in 1462 of a 2 1/2 year old boy by four jews who bought the child from his father for the purpose of a ritual murder. shows the entire "story" in 30 illustrated acts taken from old folk tales. in actuality there is no contemporary record of this happening or any proceedings that would have been noted if this was a real event. a cult of rinn did spring up and about 300 years later the catholic church seemed ready to honor andrew as a saint, but further investigation revealed there was no evidence. still 450 years later the myth persisted and this postcard, printed in innsbruck, is evidence of that. unused, vf+. $70+

*1213 german anti-semitic postcard. pre wwi. maria buchen church. b&w anti-semitic card from an old oil painting telling the story of the the church. picture shows a jew with a dagger cutting open a tree. on the back (the address side) is a 22 line story which describes the "miracle". "there once was an old tree named buchen...jews were unable to pass it...but one stubborn jew stabbed it 3 times...the tree responded with 3 large cries which brought the local christians to the site...the tree was opened by the dread criminal (i.e. the jew) and a statue of maria holding the baby jesus was found...a huge crowd arrived to view the holy site...a church was built and a holy site was declared by bishop johann von brunn". we're not entirely sure of the point of the story but maria-buchen is also mentioned on some of the anti-semitic overprints on german banknotes of the early 1920's. what we do know is that in brünn (or brno) which is in moravia, john of capistrano played a large part in ridding the city of jews in the mid 15th century. printed in aschaffneburg. unused, vf+. $75+

*1214 anti-semitic notgeld? austria 1919 30 heller. issued by a hunting society. depicts a hunting dog on front and a 4 line rhyming "jingle" on back, "the jews control the trade, the hunt is in our blood.". unc. a similar piece sold for $101 in our sale 34c. it should be noted that a friend who speaks and understands german does not believe that this is an anti-semitic note, he believes it just honors the hunter and the hunt. $100

*1215 ---,---1919 50 heller. similar to above with a different dog on front and a different 4 line rhyming "jingle" on back, "along with the townsmen, the farmers, the jews, and the deacons, god created the hunter". unc. the same caveat should be applied to this note as the one above, it may just mention jews in passing and honor the hunt and the hunter. $70

*1216 anti-semitic notgeld, anti-semitic bund. 1920. austria, 10, 20 & 50 heller notes, issued by the austrian anti-semitic bund. bonfire of newspapers/anti-semitic statements on reverse. set of 3 in unc. $60+

*1217 anti-semitic notgeld. bruef in pinzau. 40 heller 1921. depicting a jewish type chained to the devil, with money bags in the background. scarce. unc. the last we offered sold for $35. $30

*1218 austrian anti-semitic notgeld. linz und wels. 1920. 80 heller. depicts jewish peddler on his knees in front of armed solder. issued by the party administration of the german freedom and order party of upper austria. unc. very scarce. see the shekel vol xvii #4 (an error on the cover says vol xviii, this is july-august 1984). $75

*1219 austrian anti-semitic notgeld. 1920. loich 50 heller. depicts an austrian householder dismissing a jewish peddler (with long nose) from his house. at the left are thorns, at the right a snake with a caption, "out with loan sharks and illegal hawkers" perhaps meaning thorns should be uprooted and snakes be killed. printed in blue and black. 12th issue is printed on reverse. unc. $50

*1220 german anti-semtic notgeld. bielefeld. linen notgeld. 1922 500 mark. anti-semitic and anti us vignettes. 1st we've offered in quite some time. see the shekel, vol 18, #4, p. 39. au-unc. see lot 768 for a related note. $50+?

*1221 anti-semitic notgeld. brakel. 1921 2 mark in brown, depicting a jewish "profiteer" chained to a pillar. the reverse shows a jewish man holding a baby out the window who defecates on a passerby. this is the 2nd issue which replaced the very controversial 1st issue. au-unc. see the shekel xvii, #4, page 23. $40

*1222 anti-semitic notgeld. bremen anti semitic notgeld. 1921 2 mark. issued on german day, this note is known as the elders of zion and features 5 jewish businessmen sitting around a table, "conspiring to gain control of global economics", nice ef-au and one of the scarcer of all german anti-semitic notgeld pieces. see the shekel vol. xvii, #4, page 21. similar pieces sold in the spring of 2003 for $400.and earlier this year for $340$200+

*1223 anti-semitic notgeld. germany, finsterwalde. 1921, 75 pfennig. depicts four jewish bankers, smirking after a deal. au-unc. scarce, seldom seen. a similar note, but not as nice, sold for $75 (reduced bid) in our spring sale. that was the first we had offered in 10+ years. $50?

*1224 anti semitic notgeld. horneburg. 75 pfennig. 1921. features "a jew" peeking out of a window. unc. $30+

*1225 anti-semitic notgeld. sternberg. 1922. anti-semitic notgeld. the infamous set of 3 100 pfennig notes, which depicts the supposed destruction of the holy wafer by jews. unc. see the shekel vol xvii #4. $75

*1226 anti-semitic notgeld. tostedt 1921. 50 pfg. note which depicts two "jewish" profiteers being hanged from a tree. unc. see the shekel vol xvii, #4, pages 25 & 26. $20

*1227 anti-semitic overprint. on germany 100 mark of 1923. in 3 paragraphs, "the gold, the silver, the bacon the jew has taken from us and left us with crap. people, how long must you suffer with the swindling and plundering of the golden international? come to hitler and national socialism" choice ef-au. $150+?

*1228 anti-semitic overprint. on germany 20, 000 mark of 1923. in 3 paragraphs, the same legend as above. vg-f, repaired. scarce. $75

*1229 anti-semitic placard. 1924. "dawes plan". c. 8 1/4 x 11 3/4" showing that a "jewish banker" is responsible for the destructive dawes plan which called for germany to pay world war i reparations. ef. scarce, 1st i've seen. $125+

1230 German Passport. 1931. Frederick Stein. It took him 3 years to get to Palestine via Poland and France, but this young man was able to do so. His passport, issued in 1931, does not have the large red JUDE or any such markings. Well used but interesting. $50

*1231 ahnenpass booklet. 1930's. a geneology which shows holder to be of pure blood. almost completely filled out with proper handstamps for someone named aurelie dorette emma elise bock. nice condition with a few stains. also included with this is a xerox copy of the nurnberg race laws. we had a ahnenpass booklet a few years back that sold for $100. see 1238 for similar item. $100?

*1232 group of anti-semitic items: notgeld from gottsdorf and beverungen (2 different types), overprint on an austrian 1 kronen note of 1922, nazi propaganda sticker of 1942 mentioning the jews: baruch, morganthau, sol bloom, la guardia (the half jew) and cordel hull who married a jew, plus 3 other anti-semitic items. interesting group. sold as is, no returns$100+

*1233 jews and czechs welcome! c .3 1/4 x 2 1/4", with names of those "responsible" below. the back is similar but something like germans unwelcome. from vienna. vf, unusual. $35?

*1234 the trades of the house of judas. a "jewish criminal" in a magen david labeled with all of his crimes. probably 1930's from the us. certainly rare. $75?

1235 In Aid of Refugees from the Reich. 1937-1939. A trio of items. 1) April 1937. A contribution note issued by the Union of German Jewish Immigrants. The donor was Siegfried Sallheimer, an Anglo-Palestine Banker; 2) June, 1937. Contribution note issued by The Yishuv Operation for Relief and Consolidation, Appeal in aid of Refugees...Tel-Aviv" and 3) September 1939, a contribution note issued by "Public Kitchen, Eshel Avraham" for needy refugees, which has a large Magen David at top. All three printed in Hebrew, number, with donor's details. Uncommon$35.

*1236 last minute rescue attempt. 1939. talmud torah of the orthodox union, tel-aviv. letter in hebrew addressed to "agudath israel center, jerusalem" concerning eliezer riemer of breslau, germany. "we certify that...we would like to hire him as a teacher...for our higher classes...for two years...if he arrives in tel aviv before hehvan 5700 (14, oct.. 1939)." signed by both the principal and secretary of the talmud torah. surely a scarce item, hopefully mr. riemer was successful in fleeing nazi germany at such a late date. $50+

*1237 postcard from austrian-jewish refugee in china. 1939. postmarked shanghai 22 november 1939. mailed by emil herzl to his mother ida herzl in vienna. "dear mother. in addition to the card mailed the other day, i hearby acknowledge receipt of your letter...and card...a long letter will be sent to you in a few days. emil". sender was one of 3000 jewish refugees who managed to leave the reich and reach china. card endorsed "via siberia" with 15¢ embossed chinese stamp and an additional 15¢ adhesive stamp. fold at upper left corner. very slight soiling. are these people related to theodore herzl?$60

*1238 proof of origin of honored members. 1940. budapest. in essence, it says if you claim to be catholic, prove it with documents back to your grandparents. all in hungarian, but with a translation (which we can't vouch for) accompanying it. the document orders dr. spett elek to present to the district attorney, within 8 days, proof of his catholic origin by bringing his birth certificate, his parents', his grandparents', along with their marriage and baptismal certificates and his own marriage certificate. rare. see 1231 for similar item. $75+

*1239 after mein kampf? 1941. movie poster. "see the picture hitler fears..../wanted for murder, adolf schicklgruber (alias hitler)." philadelphia. the reverse depicts hitler's "fingerprints", all with a swastika. scarce. many tears at corners and along edges$50+

*1240 litzmannstadt ghetto official document. 1941. a letter from the mayor of litzmannstadt, ghetto administration, addressed to the eldest of the jews, 11 july 1941 concerning the appeal of m. miedzyrzecki concerning an old debt supposedly owed by frau goldberg, owner of the firm, "askania". mrs. goldberg says that this request in not justified. the matter had been going on since 1938. with usual handstamps and signatures. upper right corner missing, signed. interestingly askania still exists, although now a japanese corporation named nireco. an accompanying printout from the company's website points to the "manufacturing experience and technological know-how gained in wwii" as a turning point in the success of the company. obviously mrs. goldberg was not privy to that. a somewhat similar item sold for $750 in our sale 32c. $320+

*1241 riga ghetto "early" document. 1941. certificate issued to b. duskin on 16 september confirming that duskin was employed with the clothing depot of the ss and this certificate would be terminated as soon as reparation is ended. officially handstamped and signed. this must be among the earliest documents from riga ghetto as the edict announcing the establishment of the ghetto happened less than a month earlier. by october 30,000 jews were in the ghetto, by early november, 26,000+ were murdered and the remainder moved into a new smaller ghetto se of riga. much more information about riga ghetto can be found in the accompanying printout from the"holocaust encyclopedia". the document itself has some tears (repaired) as well as some stains. no doubt very rare. $350+

*1242 ghetto czernowitz life saving "yellow badge" id card.1942. issued to sali heitner, an elderly woman, (as can be clearly seen by her photo). issued by the judaical office for the jews of cernauti (czernowitz). with large yellow magen david at center, similar to the infamous "jude" badge. the card certifies that the holder has the right and authorization to reside in cernauti along with a few other regulations that the cardholder obviously has adhered to. the back is titled census for the inhabitants who have jewish blood (in romanian "sange evreesc). "according to the legal decree #3416 (published in 1941)...we have received the complete pages of the declarer...a resident of 20 st. josif street.." this was the anti-semitic law published as part of the "romanianization" plan which excluded jews from the protection of romanian law and made them forced laborers (at best). the czernowitz ghetto was established on october 11, 1941 and the holders of these cards were not to be included in the mass deportations to transistria. this elderly woman was entitled to her "life saving" card due to the fact that her son-in-law was a "required" worker. (see following lot). with her photo, handstamps and signatures including the official markings of the judicial office for the jews in cernauti. accompanying this lot is more information (in english) about the holocaust in romania from various websites. extremely rare. $500+

*1243 ghetto czernowitz life saving "yellow badge" id card.1942. as above, issued to rosa neufeld, the daughter of sali heitner (see above lot). she lived in the same flat and her id card was issued on the same day. this is card 37558, the above is 37560, presumably her husband had the number in between and he was the "required" worker. similar description as above with the same accompanying english information. equally as rare. $500+

*1244 dutch anti-semitic propaganda. wwii era. c. 2 1/2 x 3 1/2". in black and red on buff, depicts portraits of jewish businessman (in background) along with fdr, joseph stalin and winston churchill with the legend (in dutch) "yankee - englishman - bolshevik - dancing to (the pipes) the tunes of the jewish clique." vf, same image and words on back. scarce, 1st i've seen. $60+?

*1245 hungarian id card. 1942. marked in red "z" for zsido = jew. for belor eisenberger and issued 8 march 1942 in nagykata. c. 4 1/4 x 7". similar to the german id cards that are marked with a "j". this is the first hungarian item like this i can recall seeing. should be worth a substantial bid. $150+?

*1246 nazi anti-semitic and anti-allied propaganda sticker. 1942. official nazi issue for the 4th week of 1942 with vicious attack against the british-american-soviet leadership "stalin is serving the jews..leaning on the british-jewish pluotcracy...they plan to extradite europe to stalin, the brutal mass murder...". in black, pink and white on off-white paper. no gum, handstamped on back. vf. $50+

*1247 declaration of pure german blood. 1943. certifies that declarant's parents and grandparents were of pure german blood. form states that one is not of pure blood, if one's parents or grandparents were not, specifically, of "jüdenschen". with photo of declarant in germany army uniform. scarce, 1st we've offered in quite some time. $60+?

*1248 from the land of freedom to the fighters for freedom on the festival of freedom. a blue booklet with a yellow star of david on cover & containing 16 palestine pictures with a 2 page pamphlet on "a people & its land". during wwii it was sent to all jewish brigade soldiers at passover. rare? $75?

*1249 holocaust real photos. 1940's. small 2 1/2 x 3 3/4" b&w photos of the concentration camp at dachau supposedly taken by a soldier who liberated dachau. one of the photos is captioned april 29, 1945 the day dachau was captured by the american army. most of the photos are much too gruesome to describe or picture. $350+

*1250 theresienstadt thank you card. 1944. parcels sent to theresienstadt had to be picked up at the camp post office and. at the same time, the recipient was handed a thank you card which he or she filled out and it was then sent to the sender of the parcel verifying receipt of same. this on buff paper, dated 11 august 1944 has czech postal stamp of hitler and not returned to sender... until after 28 august (the prague postmark). signatures, handstamps etc. obviously the relatives or friends who received such signed cards presumed that the inmate was still alive. simon page 87, type 7. a few tears at edge repaired with tape. a similar item, but type iv, sold for $65 in our last sale. $50+

*1251 theresienstadt ghetto working papers. 1945. issued for 40 year old engineer rudolfine havranek, who was #179 of the ae/4 transport, sent from prague, with 520 people. holder was a jewess who had married a czech gentile. a small foldout booklet "ghetto theresienstadt arbeitsausweis" and the original inner folded ghetto health card. with various manuscript notations and handstamps on the work card, stating that the bearer was employed at the sewing workshop as a "cutter". the health card shows that she had one check-up. obviously this was late in the war. a similar set of cards sold for $950 in our sale 32c. $300+

*1252 sad holocaust letter. 1946. on the letterhead of the "german jewish representative committee, affiliated with the world jewish congress" sent to a woman in tel-aviv informing her that they have checked lists of liberated persons and could not find any mention of her family name. they did give her a sliver of hope, with an address of an office in prague which might be able to help her. $60+?

*1253 farewell postcard unrra dp camp office. nd. (c. 1947). black and white real photo postcard. louis e. levitan, apparently american (or british) jewish officer in charge of unrra team 502. back inscribed in english and signed, "with sincere best wishes for a happy, useful and significant life in eretz-israel, louis levitan". with oval handstamp of unrra team 502 which was in charge of this (and other) jewish dp camps in the stuttgart region of germany. paper clip stain. the photograph on the front is presumably levitan. this card was given to a jewish dp who was a member of the camp's staff. unusual and scarce. $65

*1254 passport of jewish girl who survived the holocaust. 1947. "temporary travel document in lieu of passport for stateless persons and persons of undetermined nationality". issued by the military government for germany to 12 year old miriam jungerwind, born in oswiecim (auschwitz, but not a concentration camp until 1940), born on 5 april 1935 to levi and lena, both jews. her nationality "stateless", her occupation, "orphan", dated 30 october, 1947 with various handstamps and signatures. valid for france on route to palestine, good for single journey with manuscript notations in english. despite the hostilities between the british and the jews of palestine they could not ignore the poor girl, hence she was permitted "to remain permanently in palestine as an immigrant" despite the lack of proper confirmations. marked "all cleared" a large stain on cover which seeped through to the inside. a fascinating and no doubt rare document. should be worth a substantial bid. $350+

*1255 the saga of mathias seidler. 1917-1952. a sextet of items. 1). wwi german passport issued as a citizen of warsaw, marked on page 3 "jude" in pencil notation. 2) 1932, german certificate issued by the chief of police in berlin allowing him to act as a merchant. 3). enlisted soldiers card as a member of the (free) polish army in france, dated 31 may 1940. presumably seidler (here spelled zajdler) left germany before the war and emigrated to france. 4) 1947, official polish government appreciation card (card of merit) for taking part in the fight against nazi germany in wwii. the card shows that he was among the polish soldiers who participated in the occupation of berlin's grünwald quarter. with illustrations of an insignia and a tank in front of brandenburg gate. 5) his parisian business card as a manufacturer of leather goods, name now spelled zaidler and 6) his membership card in the popular jewish choir. the card was printed in the 40's, but this for year 1952. a group of 6 items, all but #5 with handstamps and signatures. $125+

*1256 holocausut commemorative pair. 1962-1967. 1). polish illustrated cover showing kz inmates behind barbed-wire, franked with 3 kz postal stamps for auschwitz, majdanek and treblinka, tied to cover with special kz inmate patch cancellation mailed registered from warsaw to tel aviv. 2) israel illustrated special cover in hebrew and english for the "unveiling of kz victim's monument, special flight lod-auschwitz 16-4-1967" airmailed registered from lydda airport to poland. 2 interesting covers. $40

*1257 holocaust commemoratlive bergen-belsen quartet. 1965-1975. 1) official invitation (double card) for the 20th anniversary of the liberation of bergen-belsen which has a special "jude" yellow patch label. 2) official postcard for the 25th anniversary. 3) official postcard for the 30th anniversary illustrated on the front with a long "yiskor" like message on back and 4) an official israel cover with the same postmark. $45


*1258 holocaust commemorative postcard quintet. 1960's-1970's. issued by the ghetto fighters' house. all cards captioned in hebrew, english and yiddish, 4 multicolored, 1 b&w. 1) museum, 2) ghetto & deportations hall, 3) model of vapniarka camp (transnistria) romania made by former inmate abraham solomovitch and 4 & 5) model of the extermination camp at treblinka (2 different views). $45

*1259 holocaust commemorative postcard pair. 1972-1973. warsaw ghetto fighters monument in warsaw, "these i remember", pslams 42.5." one shows the monument with red as frame (blood?), the other has a close-up of the monument and a menorah with 6 candles (for 6 million victims), inscribed "heroes & martyrs day". both vf. $40

*1260 ghetto fighters' house medals. 30th anniversary of the warsaw ghetto uprising silver and bronze; 30th anniversary of bialystok ghetto uprising silver; 30th anniversary of the jewish partisans' struggle, silver (hallmark!) and gilt. 5 medals, all 59mm, 3 silver. i believe that these are the first three issues of the ghetto fighter's house. $100+

*1261 jewish ghetto in vilna. 2003. a set of 6 commemorative notes: 1, 2, 5, 20, 50 and 100 salomas commemorating the 60th anniversary of the destruction of the ghetto. unc. $25+


Prices Realized   (back to top)

This sale closed November 10, 2005. The following prices realized are provided as a courtesy to our bidders and customers. All prices are in US Dollars. Asterisk indicates tie bid. We are not responsible for typing, layout or display errors.

Lot #   -   Price Realized
1   -   $475.00
2   -   $500.00
5   -   $260.00
6   -   $200.00
7   -   $180.00
8   -   $225.00
9   -   $155.00
10   -   $400.00
13   -   $220.00
15   -   $425.00
16   -   $450.00
17   -   $175.00
18   -   $125.00
22   -   $250.00
24   -   $125.00
26   -   $350.00
27   -   $50.00
42   -   $75.00
43   -   $100.00
49   -   $210.00
56   -   $50.00
58   -   $500.00
60   -   $45.00
61   -   $100.00
73   -   $55.00
75   -   $30.00
77   -   $180.00
85   -   $100.00
86   -   $100.00
87   -   $50.00
92   -   $2800.00
93   -   $100.00
95   -   $110.00
102   -   $150.00
110   -   $150.00
111   -   $100.00
114   -   $475.00
115   -   $375.00
117   -   $600.00
119   -   $275.00
121   -   $300.00
123*   -   $2100.00
125   -   $300.00
127   -   $90.00
130   -   $225.00
132   -   $170.00
133   -   $140.00
137   -   $185.00
139   -   $185.00
147   -   $150.00
150   -   $40.00
151   -   $50.00
152   -   $60.00
158   -   $200.00
162   -   $45.00
165   -   $135.00
166   -   $120.00
169   -   $85.00
171   -   $200.00
173   -   $150.00
174   -   $250.00
176   -   $200.00
188   -   $120.00
191   -   $40.00
196   -   $130.00
199   -   $385.00
200   -   $150.00
202   -   $40.00
203   -   $125.00
204   -   $90.00
205   -   $225.00
207   -   $225.00
208   -   $60.00
212   -   $125.00
220   -   $225.00
221   -   $500.00
223   -   $375.00
226   -   $100.00
228   -   $65.00
234   -   $350.00
236   -   $500.00
238   -   $175.00
241   -   $160.00
247   -   $120.00
250   -   $160.00
261   -   $250.00
263   -   $275.00
265   -   $50.00
266   -   $65.00
268   -   $150.00
271   -   $65.00
273   -   $100.00
274   -   $65.00
276   -   $90.00
279   -   $110.00
282   -   $65.00
283   -   $85.00
289   -   $65.00
296   -   $125.00
298   -   $1200.00
301   -   $55.00
302   -   $225.00
305   -   $65.00
306   -   $210.00
307   -   $75.00
308   -   $850.00
310   -   $70.00
312   -   $110.00
314   -   $1750.00
322   -   $80.00
326   -   $60.00
327   -   $60.00
331   -   $125.00
333   -   $30.00
334   -   $120.00
335   -   $60.00
337   -   $60.00
338   -   $40.00
340   -   $60.00
341   -   $55.00
348   -   $110.00
349   -   $125.00
356   -   $90.00
357   -   $80.00
359   -   $75.00
360   -   $75.00
361   -   $115.00
362   -   $60.00
363   -   $155.00
364*   -   $30.00
365   -   $485.00
367   -   $160.00
369   -   $125.00
371   -   $300.00
372   -   $2000.00
373   -   $500.00
374   -   $270.00
375   -   $500.00
376   -   $385.00
377   -   $500.00
378   -   $570.00
379   -   $1200.00
380   -   $590.00
384   -   $140.00
385   -   $55.00
386   -   $110.00
389   -   $175.00
390   -   $650.00
391   -   $26.00
392   -   $25.00
393   -   $250.00
396   -   $145.00
400   -   $300.00
401   -   $60.00
Lot #   -   Price Realized
402   -   $35.00
405   -   $75.00
406   -   $50.00
407   -   $125.00
408   -   $110.00
409   -   $250.00
412   -   $36.00
414   -   $425.00
415*   -   $50.00
416   -   $200.00
417   -   $300.00
418   -   $225.00
419   -   $110.00
420   -   $120.00
421   -   $80.00
422   -   $80.00
423   -   $90.00
424   -   $23.00
425   -   $50.00
426   -   $180.00
427   -   $27.00
428   -   $80.00
429   -   $160.00
430   -   $175.00
431   -   $45.00
432   -   $110.00
433   -   $100.00
435   -   $160.00
437   -   $80.00
439   -   $60.00
440   -   $50.00
441   -   $50.00
442   -   $65.00
443   -   $60.00
446   -   $127.00
448   -   $40.00
449   -   $65.00
450   -   $225.00
451   -   $110.00
452   -   $33.00
453   -   $175.00
454   -   $28.00
455   -   $150.00
456   -   $125.00
457   -   $32.00
458   -   $415.00
459   -   $220.00
461   -   $110.00
462   -   $110.00
465   -   $450.00
466   -   $175.00
467   -   $100.00
468   -   $110.00
469   -   $150.00
470   -   $95.00
471   -   $150.00
472   -   $150.00
473   -   $95.00
474   -   $250.00
475   -   $100.00
476   -   $120.00
477   -   $250.00
479   -   $35.00
480   -   $850.00
481   -   $850.00
482   -   $2200.00
483   -   $3500.00
484   -   $5450.00
485   -   $150.00
488   -   $5750.00
489   -   $6000.00
490   -   $375.00
492   -   $70.00
493   -   $1100.00
495   -   $20.00
496   -   $25.00
497   -   $25.00
503   -   $75.00
506   -   $45.00
507   -   $250.00
508   -   $425.00
509   -   $41.00
510   -   $145.00
513   -   $50.00
514   -   $200.00
515   -   $130.00
516   -   $90.00
517   -   $90.00
518   -   $100.00
520   -   $85.00
521   -   $85.00
522   -   $100.00
523   -   $90.00
524   -   $165.00
531   -   $60.00
533   -   $75.00
535   -   $35.00
536   -   $325.00
537   -   $135.00
538   -   $75.00
541   -   $150.00
545*   -   $175.00
546   -   $85.00
548   -   $80.00
549   -   $60.00
550   -   $150.00
551   -   $150.00
552   -   $200.00
553   -   $51.00
554   -   $75.00
555   -   $80.00
556   -   $65.00
557   -   $150.00
558   -   $150.00
560   -   $180.00
561   -   $280.00
562   -   $650.00
563   -   $40.00
564   -   $425.00
565   -   $280.00
566   -   $225.00
567   -   $225.00
568   -   $300.00
569   -   $100.00
570   -   $165.00
571   -   $550.00
572   -   $475.00
573   -   $475.00
574   -   $275.00
575   -   $185.00
576   -   $200.00
577   -   $175.00
578   -   $275.00
579   -   $225.00
580   -   $35.00
581   -   $1375.00
582   -   $2000.00
583   -   $400.00
584   -   $200.00
585   -   $475.00
586   -   $175.00
587   -   $160.00
588   -   $165.00
589   -   $105.00
590   -   $250.00
591   -   $610.00
592   -   $285.00
593   -   $140.00
594   -   $140.00
595   -   $180.00
596   -   $110.00
597   -   $110.00
598   -   $180.00
599*   -   $150.00
Lot #   -   Price Realized
600   -   $250.00
601   -   $1100.00
602   -   $225.00
603   -   $135.00
604   -   $285.00
605   -   $65.00
606   -   $175.00
607   -   $40.00
608   -   $60.00
609*   -   $35.00
610   -   $100.00
611   -   $40.00
612   -   $22.00
613   -   $40.00
614   -   $55.00
615   -   $70.00
616   -   $400.00
617   -   $35.00
618   -   $40.00
619   -   $140.00
620   -   $450.00
621   -   $80.00
622   -   $110.00
623   -   $140.00
624   -   $150.00
625   -   $75.00
626   -   $75.00
627   -   $75.00
630   -   $120.00
631   -   $75.00
632   -   $30.00
633   -   $120.00
634   -   $125.00
636   -   $40.00
638   -   $30.00
639   -   $50.00
640   -   $60.00
641   -   $70.00
642   -   $50.00
643   -   $20.00
644   -   $25.00
645   -   $60.00
649   -   $115.00
652   -   $100.00
653   -   $165.00
656   -   $120.00
660   -   $90.00
661   -   $70.00
662   -   $20.00
663   -   $20.00
664   -   $30.00
665   -   $225.00
666   -   $40.00
682   -   $50.00
686   -   $500.00
697   -   $750.00
700   -   $60.00
703   -   $30.00
704   -   $90.00
705   -   $60.00
706a   -   $25.00
706   -   $28.00
707   -   $120.00
708   -   $25.00
709   -   $45.00
710   -   $35.00
711   -   $25.00
712   -   $35.00
713   -   $30.00
719   -   $18.00
720   -   $110.00
726   -   $40.00
728   -   $200.00
732   -   $135.00
735   -   $300.00
738   -   $15.00
739   -   $30.00
741   -   $50.00
744   -   $27.00
745   -   $75.00
747   -   $175.00
748   -   $120.00
749   -   $275.00
751   -   $125.00
753   -   $50.00
755   -   $25.00
762   -   $30.00
764   -   $40.00
766   -   $40.00
767   -   $45.00
768   -   $30.00
772   -   $65.00
773   -   $85.00
774   -   $55.00
775   -   $100.00
776   -   $65.00
777   -   $260.00
778   -   $200.00
779   -   $225.00
780   -   $210.00
782   -   $75.00
785   -   $120.00
787   -   $50.00
788   -   $50.00
789   -   $90.00
827   -   $10000.00
828   -   $35.00
829   -   $75.00
830   -   $49.00
831   -   $45.00
832   -   $60.00
833   -   $2850.00
834   -   $2850.00
835   -   $2550.00
836   -   $2550.00
841   -   $50.00
842   -   $795.00
844   -   $105.00
845   -   $95.00
846   -   $30.00
849   -   $600.00
852   -   $1600.00
853   -   $50.00
853a   -   $40.00
854   -   $40.00
855   -   $55.00
856   -   $250.00
857   -   $175.00
858   -   $30.00
860   -   $25.00
862   -   $35.00
863   -   $50.00
865   -   $320.00
866   -   $25.00
867   -   $42.00
868   -   $32.00
871   -   $45.00
882   -   $55.00
892   -   $225.00
901   -   $100.00
902   -   $1200.00
903   -   $60.00
904   -   $100.00
905   -   $100.00
907   -   $100.00
908   -   $165.00
909   -   $1625.00
911   -   $395.00
912   -   $75.00
913   -   $160.00
914   -   $650.00
914a   -   $800.00
914b   -   $650.00
915   -   $1900.00
916   -   $875.00
917   -   $4000.00
Lot #   -   Price Realized
922   -   $55.00
923   -   $55.00
957   -   $40.00
958   -   $60.00
960   -   $30.00
961   -   $30.00
987   -   $250.00
1002   -   $27.00
1005   -   $200.00
1006   -   $350.00
1007   -   $230.00
1009   -   $90.00
1010   -   $450.00
1011   -   $150.00
1020   -   $600.00
1021   -   $65.00
1023   -   $175.00
1025*   -   $85.00
1026   -   $185.00
1027   -   $185.00
1029   -   $75.00
1031   -   $150.00
1032   -   $150.00
1033   -   $385.00
1034   -   $100.00
1035   -   $100.00
1036   -   $300.00
1037   -   $185.00
1038   -   $185.00
1040   -   $60.00
1042   -   $165.00
1044   -   $85.00
1046   -   $45.00
1047   -   $75.00
1051   -   $50.00
1052   -   $140.00
1053   -   $110.00
1054   -   $65.00
1055   -   $450.00
1056   -   $600.00
1057   -   $120.00
1058   -   $125.00
1059   -   $180.00
1061   -   $40.00
1062   -   $220.00
1063   -   $370.00
1064   -   $180.00
1066   -   $60.00
1068   -   $70.00
1070   -   $33.00
1072   -   $28.00
1073   -   $135.00
1074   -   $50.00
1076   -   $40.00
1077   -   $300.00
1081   -   $60.00
1082   -   $60.00
1085   -   $25.00
1086   -   $100.00
1087   -   $40.00
1088   -   $30.00
1091   -   $175.00
1093   -   $40.00
1096   -   $650.00
1099   -   $100.00
1102   -   $60.00
1103   -   $75.00
1104   -   $45.00
1105   -   $35.00
1107   -   $36.00
1108   -   $70.00
1110   -   $75.00
1114   -   $75.00
1115   -   $30.00
1116   -   $50.00
1117   -   $40.00
1120   -   $400.00
1121   -   $35.00
1123   -   $35.00
1124   -   $30.00
1127   -   $35.00
1129   -   $30.00
1130   -   $80.00
1131   -   $85.00
1134   -   $125.00
1138   -   $27.00
1145   -   $35.00
1147   -   $30.00
1148   -   $30.00
1149   -   $150.00
1150   -   $130.00
1153   -   $55.00
1159   -   $60.00
1160   -   $100.00
1162   -   $40.00
1163   -   $35.00
1164   -   $125.00
1170   -   $60.00
1177   -   $50.00
1178   -   $55.00
1179   -   $35.00
1181   -   $50.00
1185   -   $50.00
1186   -   $33.00
1190   -   $30.00
1192   -   $90.00
1193   -   $70.00
1194   -   $33.00
1195   -   $30.00
1201   -   $55.00
1202   -   $35.00
1204   -   $40.00
1205   -   $35.00
1207   -   $175.00
1211   -   $165.00
1212   -   $60.00
1213   -   $55.00
1214   -   $80.00
1215   -   $70.00
1216   -   $60.00
1217   -   $40.00
1218   -   $90.00
1219   -   $90.00
1220*   -   $80.00
1221   -   $50.00
1222   -   $220.00
1223   -   $100.00
1224   -   $30.00
1225   -   $75.00
1226   -   $27.00
1227   -   $175.00
1228   -   $95.00
1230   -   $45.00
1231   -   $100.00
1233   -   $50.00
1234   -   $50.00
1236   -   $50.00
1237   -   $100.00
1240   -   $400.00
1241   -   $400.00
1244   -   $84.00
1247   -   $50.00
1250   -   $60.00
1251   -   $400.00
1254   -   $450.00
1255   -   $125.00
1257   -   $35.00
1258   -   $31.00
1259   -   $30.00
1260   -   $95.00
1261   -   $20.00