07-10-2015 – 01-01-1970
First Gold Coinage in the World offered by Atlas
Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 985 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items:
Superb Croesus “Heavy” Stater, First Gold Coinage in the World
1033217: GREEK. LYDIA. Croesus or Kroisos. (King, 561-546 BC). Struck circa 564/53-550/39 BC. AV Stater. NGC AU * (About Uncirculated *) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. Sardes. Berk 2; Le Rider, Naissance, pl. V, 2; Traité I 396; BMC 30; Boston MFA 2068–9; Gulbenkian 756. Heavy series. Lustrous and well-centered on a very generous planchet, exceptional. $49,500.
Choice Mint State Marcus Aurelius Aureus
1031992: ROMAN IMPERIAL. Marcus Aurelius. (Emperor, 161-180 AD). Struck 163 AD. AV Aureus. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. Rome. RIC III 75; BMCRE 228; Calicó 1913. Superb frosty high-relief surfaces, exceptional. $36,500.
Exceedingly Rare Pattern 2 Reales of Ecuador, 2 Pieces Known
1032509: ECUADOR. 1862-QUITO GJ AR Pattern 2 Reales. NGC PR65. Guillermo Jameson, assayer. Dies by Barre. Paris. Edge: Reeded. Flag-draped arms / Head left. KM Pn6. Exceedingly rare type, only 2 pieces known. Lovely antique patina, mirrored fields and sharp rims. Ex R.L. Lissner Collection. $39,500.
Sensational Victoria Five Pounds
1032743: GREAT BRITAIN. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1887 AV Five Pounds. PCGS MS66. KM 769; SCBC-3864; Fr-390. Stunning and virtually flawless prooflike gem. Gorgeous orange-gold patina. $29,500.
Hungary 10 Ducats
1033028: HUNGARY. (circa 1690) AV 10 Ducats. NGC MS62. By Christian Hermann Roth. Kremnitz. Fr 565; Huszár 42 (silver). Superb original patina, extremely rare in this quality. $28,500.
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