29 août 2011

The most complete collection of ancient Roman Republican coins @ Numismatica Ars Classica

The first sale of the “RBW Collection” will cover the period from the beginning of Roman coinage in the 4th century BC up to the Social War in 91 BC ZURICH.- On October 5th, Numismatica Ars Classica will offer the first part of perhaps the most complete collection of ancient Roman Republican coins ever offered for public sale. The Roman Republic spans the period from when Rome was a small central-Italian city state until the end of the Republic in 31 BC, when Octavian defeated Marc Antony at the battle of Actium, and the Roman... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2011

Legendary 1910 Chinese Dragon Dollar Could Bring More Than $1 Million at Heritage Auctions

This enigmatic issue is one of China's rarest coins, with only two genuine pieces known," said Warren Tucker, Vice President of World Coins at Heritage. BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- The legendary 1910 Chinese Dragon Dollar, called the Yunnan Spring Dollar in reference to the four Chinese characters that translate to "Spring 1910" on its reverse, could bring in excess of $1,000,000 as part of Heritage Auctions Sept. 8-9 Long Beach Signature(r) World & Ancient Coins Auction, at the Long Beach Convention Center. "This enigmatic issue is... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2011

Salut d'or, Agnel d'or, Ecu d'or et Lousi d'or

  Henri VI, Roi de France et d'Angleterre (1422 / 1453). Salut d'or, 2e émission du 6 septembre 1423 - Atelier de Paris. photo Richmond de Lamaze Couronne / HERICVS:DEI:GRA:FRA'CORRVM:Z:AGLIE:REX l'Archange Gabriel debout devant la vierge Marie, à qui il tend un parchemin portant le mot AVE, derrière les écus accotés de France et de France-Angleterre ; au dessus rayons de soleil. Revers : couronne / XPCáVINCITá etc... croix latine accostée d'un lis et d'un léopard, sous laquelle est une H onciale dans un polylobe... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2011

Monnaies d'or, de Charles IV dit Le Bel (1322-1328) à Louis XVI (1774-1792)

Agnel d'or , Charles IV dit Le Bel (1322-1328). Courtesy Etude Gasser Audhuy Poids : 4,2 g.- Estimation : 2 500 / 3 000 € Royal d'or , Philippe VI de Valois (1328-1350). Courtesy Etude Gasser Audhuy Poids : 4,2 g. Estimation : 1 800 / 2 000 € Double d'or , Philippe VI de Valois (1328-1350). Courtesy Etude Gasser Audhuy Poids : 6,8 g.- Estimation : 6 000 / 7 000 € Écu d'or , Philippe VI de Valois (1328-1350). Courtesy Etude Gasser Audhuy Poids : 4,5 g.- Estimation : 1 000 / 1 200 € Franc à... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2010

Chinese Ming banknote, China, AD 1375 @ British Museum

Chinese Ming banknote, China, AD 1375 © Trustees of the British Museum After seizing power from the Mongol rulers of China in 1368, the rulers of the Ming dynasty tried to reinstate bronze coins. However, there was not enough metal available for this, and paper money, made of mulberry bark, was produced. These banknotes continued to be issued by the Board of Revenue throughout the Ming dynasty, but inflation quickly eroded their value. The effect of inflation was so devastating that state-issued banknotes were regarded with... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2010

Boston World Coin Auction @ Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions presents the first Official ANA Auction of Ancient & World Coins in more decades than anyone at Heritage can remember — and that includes all of us 'old-timers.' Following our first Signature Auction of Ancient and World Coins as the Official Auctioneer of the CICF, and our record-setting NYINC auctions, you can easily see that Heritage is dedicated to bringing you the very finest numismatic properties in the most important auctions of the year. This auction will take place August 12-16 in Boston and over the... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2009

Rare Roman Coins Acquired for British Museum and Derby with Art Fund Help

LONDON.- Two very rare gold coins of the little known Roman emperor Carausius (AD 286-93), found in the North Midlands in 2007, have been acquired by the British Museum and Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Both feature an image of the emperor Carausius, who lead a breakaway 'mini-empire' of Britain and Gaul in the late third century. The first coin is a unique piece struck in London which has been acquired by the British Museum thanks to the generosity of funders including £43,500 from independent charity The Art Fund, the British... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

A group of 51 porcelain coins, Thailand for the Chinese aristocracy, 19th century

A group of 51 porcelain coins, Thailand for the Chinese aristocracy, 19th century Glazed porcelain with stamped and/or underglaze inscription. Divers sizes. Est. 3 000 € Note: Cf. Vgl. Henry Alexander Ramsden (1872-1915), Siamese Porcelain and other Token , published 1911 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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