17-02-2016 – 01-01-1970
Atlas Numismatics Publishes their Newest Fixed-Price List
Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 634 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items:
Wonderful Syracuse Decadrachm from Signed Dies
1035185: GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Struck circa 405-370 BC. AR Decadrachm. NGC AU (About Uncirculated *) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5 Fine Style. Signed by Euainetos. Gallatin 20, R.IV / C.IX(these dies). SNG ANS 366 (this obv. die). Dewing 887 (same obverse); Hill, Ward Coll (Metropolitan Museum, NY), no. 295 (same obverse). $195,000.
Rare Philip III Stater, Portrait of Alexander the Great as Apollo
1035966: GREEK. KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Philip III Aridaeus. (King, 323-317 BC). Struck under Menander or Kleitos, circa 322-319 BC. In the types of Philip II. AV Stater. NGC Ch. MS (Choice Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5 Fine Style. Kolophon mint. Thompson, Philip 12 = Jameson 978 = Kunstfreund 232 = Gillet 785 (same obv. die); Le Rider pl. 90, 16 and pl. 93, 26; SNG ANS 309; SNG Alpha Bank 260 = Alpha Bank, Hellenic 72 = Alpha Bank, Macedonia 26 = Alpha Bank, Alexander 57 (same dies); SNG Ashmolean 2456; Kraay & Hirmer 565. Very rare and popular type featuring a portrait of Alexander III as Apollo. Superb and virtually as struck. Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection. $39,500.
Mint State Byblos Shekel
1033975: GREEK. PHOENICIA. Byblus (Byblos). Azbaal (Ozba’al or Uzzibaal). (King, circa 400-340 BC). Struck circa 375 BC. Shekel. NGC MS (Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. SNG Copenhagen 132; SNG Fitzwilliam 6028. Superb and exceptional, one of the finest known examples of the type. $8,500.
1035969: GREEK. BABYLONIA. Stamenes – Seleukos. (Satraps of Babylon, circa 328-311 BC). Struck circa 328-311 BC. Double-Daric. NGC MS * (Mint State *) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. Nicolet-Pierre 7 (same obv. die as illustration); BMC 3 (same obv. die); Dewing 2676; Traité II 761 = de Luynes 2817. One of the finest known examples, lustrous and exceptional. Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection. $79,500.
Ptolemy I Stater, Provenance from 1937
1035971: GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. (Pharaoh, 305/4-282 BC). Struck circa 305/4-300 BC. AV Stater. NGC MS * (Mint State *) Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5. Euhesperides mint or Alexandreia mint for use in Kyrenaika. Svoronos 101; Zervos Type VI, Issue 122; Naville 239e (this coin, illustrated) = W. Giesecke, Das Ptolemäergeld (Leipzig, 1930), pl. I, 13 (2nd coin); SNG Copenhagen –; BMC 1 = Bement 1822 (same dies); Consul Weber 4463 (same dies); Dewing 2734 (same dies). Exceedingly rare type. Lustrous and virtually as struck, artistic dies. One of the finest known examples. Ex Lucien Naville Collection; Ex A. Hess Luzern (24 November 1937), lot 58. $125,000.
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