16 juin 2013

Louis XII (1498-1514). Ecu d’or au porc-épic de Bretagne, 2ème type

Louis XII (1498-1514). Ecu d’or au porc-épic de Bretagne, 2ème type. Photo Ader 3,32g. D.658 . Fr.328a. TB. Estimation : 900 / 1 000 €  Ader. Mardi 18 juin 2013. Salle des Ventes Favart - 3, rue Favart - 75002 Paris. Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 40 77 10
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16 juin 2013

Charles VIII (1483-1498). Ecu d’or au soleil

Charles VIII (1483-1498). Ecu d’or au soleil. Photo Ader 2ème émission, B= atelier de Bourges. 3,49g. . D.575A. . Fr.318. TB à TTB. Estimation : 450 / 500 € Ader. Mardi 18 juin 2013. Salle des Ventes Favart - 3, rue Favart - 75002 Paris. Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 40 77 10
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16 juin 2013

Charles VI (1380-1422). Ecu d’or à la couronne

Charles VI (1380-1422). Ecu d’or à la couronne. Photo Ader 1ère ou 2ème émission, sans point d’atelier. 3,98g. D.369-369A. Fr.291. SUP. Estimation : 450 / 500 € Ader. Mardi 18 juin 2013. Salle des Ventes Favart - 3, rue Favart - 75002 Paris. Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 40 77 10.
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16 juin 2013

Jean II le Bon (1350-1364). Franc à cheval

Jean II le Bon (1350-1364). Franc à cheval. .Photo Ader A été plié - 3,87g. . D.294 . Fr.279 . TB à TTB. Estimation : 1 400 / 1 600 € Ader. Mardi 18 juin 2013. Salle des Ventes Favart - 3, rue Favart - 75002 Paris. Tel:  +33 (0)1 53 40 77 10.
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16 juin 2013

A solid gold ancient Byzantine solidus of Emperor Constans II, struck in indictional Year 7 (648/9 A.D.) at the Constantinople

A solid gold ancient Byzantine solidus of Emperor Constans II, struck in indictional Year 7 (648/9 A.D.) at the Constantinople mint.  The obverse depicts the facing bust of Constans with short beard and moustache, wearing cross topped crown and chlamys, and holding globus cruciger. The legend reading: d[ominvs] N[oster] CONSτANτINЧS P[ater] P[atriae] AV[gvstvs] - "Our Lord Constantinus, Father of the People, Augustus"  The reverse shows cross potent on three steps. The legend reads; VICTORIA... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2013

A beautiful ancient Punic electrum stater from the famous city of Carthage, struck circa 300 B.C. in Carthage

A beautiful ancient Punic electrum (a gold/silver alloy) stater from the famous city of Carthage, struck circa 300 B.C. in Carthage. The obverse with a superb portrait of the chief goddess of Carthage, Tanit, shown facing left, wearing earing and necklace, her hair tied up with grain wreath. The reverse with horse standing facing right. Carthage, one of the great cities of antiquity, was ideally located on the North African coast in modern day Tunisia. Her position enabled her to become a powerful and influential city-state.... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2013

A solid gold Byzantine solidus of Emperor Heraclius, struck in 641 A.D. at the Constantinople mint

A solid gold Byzantine solidus of Emperor Heraclius, (Flavius Heraclius Augustus) struck in 641 A.D. at the Constantinople mint.  The obverse depicts Heraclius, (centre) flanked by sons, Heraclius Constantine (right) and Heraclonas (left) standing facing. They each hold a Globus Crucinger in right hand and wear Chlamys. The reverse shows cross on steps, the legend reads: VICTORIA AVG Ч i. - "[To the] Victory of the Emperors" CONOB in exergue - Literally translated as,... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2013

A solid gold Byzantine solidus of Emperor Phocas, struck 602 - 610 A.D. at the Constantinople mint

A solid gold Byzantine solidus of Emperor Phocas, struck 602 - 610 A.D. at the Constantinople mint. The obverse depicts the bust of Focas, with cross-topped crown and holding the globus cruciger in his right hand. The globussymbolises Christ's authority over the world, and by proxy the authority of the Byzantine ruler, in this case Focas. The legend reads: d[ominvs] NN[oster] FOCAS PERP[etvvs] AVG[vstvs] - "Our Lord Focas, Eternal Emperor" The reverse shows an angel standing... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2013

Ancient Roman Gold Solidus Coin of Emperor Valens - 364 AD

An ancient Roman solidus of Emperor Valens, (Flavius Julius Valens Augustus) struck 364 - 378 A.D. in Antioch, Turkey.  The obverse with the pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens, facing right. The legend reading: D[ominvs] N[oster] VALENS PER[petvvs] F[elix] AVG[vstvs] - "Our Lord Valens, Eternally Lucky Augustus" The reverse shows Valens, in military attire, standing facing, head right, holding labarum (military standard) ornamented with... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2011

Bonhams to sell the Meyer & Ebe Collection of ancient Greek coins on January 6

Mysia, Pergamum (Pergamon), Gold Stater, After 336 BC. Photo: Bonhams NEW YORK, N.Y.- Bonhams announces the sale of the Meyer & Ebe Collection of Ancient Greek Coins on January 6. This small, exquisite collection of coinage of classical antiquity will comprise just over 100 lots, with coins issued from the 6th century BC to the 1st century AD. Several classic design types will be represented in this unique auction from a number of the most famous parts of ancient Greece, including but not limited to Syracuse, Macedon, Athens,... [Lire la suite]