Young Hieronymos made a fateful and unwise decision to ally with Carthage in its war against Rome. Current Auctions Post-Auction Buys Virtual Bourse Heritage Inventory Coming Soon Buy Now from Owner Auction Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232039 About 40 examples are known, some of them broken. This coin is graded “Choice MS”, and appears flawless. The obverse is a majestic laurel-wreathed head of Zeus. With the U.S. rare coin market posting strong sales through the first half of 2020, Heritage Auctions reports leading the global coin auction industry with record-setting sales, which include the most valuable coin sold so far this year. Realized $5,000 USD (estimate $6,500). It was an ostentatious tribute to Berenice II (or Berenike), wife of Ptolemy III, who ruled from 246 to 222 BCE. [7] Hess-Divo Auction 333, November 30, 2017, Lot 58. “We are honored that bidders trust NGC so much that they will pay $660,000 for an NGC-certified coin based only on its grade, description and images,” said Mark Salzberg, NGC Chairman and Grading Finalizer. We have detected that you do not have JavaScript enabled. Joliet, IL (1986), Melville Jones, John. An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins. This commemorates a distribution of money to the population, presumably for the celebration of the thousandth anniversary of the founding of Rome. Realized £18,000 (about $27,314 USD; estimate £20,000). The Greek epithet Philadelphos means “sibling loving”, as in the name of Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”. When this coin was last sold in a 2007 Swiss auction, it brought over $26,000[11]. Up for sale with many other beautifully toned, high-grade coins in our Cape Coral Collection Monthly Auction that ends this month! Less than 40 Florida Territory $1 notes are known to survive. Many of these come from the “Penn Collection”, evidently assembled by a wealthy connoisseur in the 1980s and ’90s. A similar coin, but with a flan crack, realized over $50,000 in a 2017 auction[7]. Free pricing data and auction evaluations. Thursday, April 15, 2021 . Lot 31021, a Mint State silver tetradrachm, celebrates his naval victory over the Ptolemaic fleet off Salamis on the island of Cyprus in 306 BCE[8]. [2] CNG Auction 42, May 29 1997, Lot 475. It was the largest gold coin the world had yet seen, testament to the vast wealth of Egypt. Signature - World & Ancient Coins Auction Dates: January 21 - January 22 Auction #3089 Signature Floor Session 1 (Lots 30001-30293) 1:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, January … In 597 or 598, the mint of Carthage in North Africa struck coins in the boy co-emperor’s name. Heritage Auctions is the largest collectibles auctioneer and third largest auction house in the world. CoinWeek Supplies Highlights _______________________________________________________________________. After just 13 months of rule, Hieronymos was assassinated and the “Fifth Democracy” was established. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. $1 Silver Certificates, 1935 and 1957 Most 1935 and 1957 series Silver Certificates are worth a very small premium over face value. Heritage Auctions is also offering a rarity from one of the most popular territorial series. His right hand grasps the globus cruciger – an orb topped with a cross that was one of the imperial regalia. All News, Articles, Commentary and Opinions are contributed by the author(s), with or without compensation, who are solely responsible for the content, and do not represent CoinWeek Management. A similar coin, but with a flan crack, realized over $50,000 in a 2017 auction [7]. On Berk’s list of the 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, this type is #58 (Berk, 72). There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Fine Style Dies Signed By Prokles! On the reverse, Nike drives a chariot pulled by four spirited, prancing horses above the simple inscription ΣYPAKOΣΙΩΝ (“of the Syracusans”) A “good extremely fine” example of this type realized over $76,000 in a 2016 Swiss auction[3]. In 280 BCE, King Pyrrhus of Epirus, in northwestern Greece was invited to intervene in a war against Rome waged by the port city of Tarentum in southern Italy. The coin bears the head of a roaring lion wearing a beaded collar. Heritage clients enjoy unprecedented access to more than 850,000+ online bidder members and unparalleled standards of honesty and transparency as well as the latest advancements in technology via HA.com. Subsequently, for some 20 years, Ed owned his own commercial art firm in Chicago, acquiring, trading, and selling world class collections of American photography, illustration art, and vintage comic books. On the obverse, the usurper wears a plumed helmet, and an elaborate breastplate with a small cavalry shield hung on the left shoulder. Demetrius, however, was more interested in Apama than her daughter, and, catching him in her mother’s bed, Berenice stabbed him to death. The coin is boldly but crudely engraved – the second “Z” in the name of Mezezius is backward! This listing displays the price history for significant coins sold at auction from 1997 to 2021. Whitman: Pelham, AL (2019), –. The obverse shows the helmeted head of the goddess Athena, while the reverse features an elegantly draped Nike seeming to float above the ground holding a trophy of arms and a wreath of oak leaves. The reverse is just an irregular punch mark. Buy, Sell, Auction, Value & Consign rare and collectible U.S. and world currency. Born about 295 (the date is uncertain) he was raised to the rank of “Caesar” – in effect, heir apparent – in 317. _______________________________________________________________________, 100 Greatest Ancient Coins: Second Edition, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Salamis_(306_BC), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodosius_(son_of_Maurice), United States Mint 2021 Special Occasion Sets Available January 5, A Gift of Admiration and Adoration: Stack’s Bowers to Offer Japanese Gold Oban in Jan. Auction, Heritage Offers Cid-Pulido Collection of Spanish Banknotes in FUN Auction, Classic US Gold Coins: What’s Hot and What’s Not – 2021 Edition, CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered, Perth Mint Offers 2021 Year of the Ox Antiqued 2oz Silver Coin, ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors, Zoom Video Presentation: Travels in Judea and Samaria: Coins & Etc. The inscription, BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY, simply states “of king Demetrius”. It honors the memory of Arsinoe II, wife and sister of Ptolemy II “Philadelphus”. David oversees Heritage Auction's numismatic consignment division, and works with collectors and Consignment Directors across all of Heritage Auction's collectible categories. Mar 2, 2021 . Less than 15 examples are known. In 1997, this coin sold for $11,500[2]. HiBid lets you search, bid and win on thousands of online auctions every day. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values. Realized $180,000 USD (estimate $40,00). A Dictionary of Greek Coins. David came to work at Heritage Auctions in 1992, and since has had the pleasure of assisting thousands of collectors in building their collections and ultimately in helping them bring their collectible legacy to market. The office serves as a convenient point of contact for clients throughout the United Kingdom, as well as from elsewhere who happen to be traveling through London. ISBN: 9781599675152. While the coin is not particularly rare, examples of this quality are scarce, and typically sell for over $4,000. Realized CHF 50,000 (about $50,916 USD; estimate CHF 25,000). Know as Demetrius Poliorcetes (“the Besieger”) for his epic unsuccessful siege of the great fortress city of Rhodes, Demetrius I ruled the kingdom of Macedon from 306 to 283 BCE. Lot 31041 is one of the largest silver coins struck in antiquity, 42 mm in diameter weighing over 52 grams. Heritage's final numismatic signature auctions of 2020, held December 17-19 in Hong Kong, realized more than $6.5 million with Post-Auction sales continuing. The obverse bears the portrait of his father, the dynastic founder Ptolemy I. The reverse bears a cross on three steps surrounded by the standard Latin formula VICTORIA AUGU… (“Victory of the Emperor”). $2,500-$5,000) should attract collectors with its low serial number and high grade. Auction Dates. Roman Gold Coins of the Medieval World, 383-1453 AD. The reverse shows a symbol of prosperity, a double cornucopia (“horn of plenty”) tied with ribbons and filled with cakes and fruit. Naxos. She was declared a goddess after her death (c. 270 BCE). Hoping to emulate the conquests of his kinsman and role model Alexander the Great, Pyrrhus fought bloody, indecisive battles against the Romans until he concluded “If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined.” This is the origin of the phrase “Pyrrhic victory”. The rebellion was brutally crushed, leaving a lasting legacy of bitterness between Greeks and Persians. The obverse shows the winged figure of Nike standing on the prow of a warship, blowing a trumpet. Numbering rulers with the same name did not become a regular practice until the 17th century. Initial Heritage Auctions complaints should be directed to their team directly. Under a ferocious Roman siege for the next three years, the city still maintained its long tradition of beautiful coinage. [11] NAC Auction 40, May 16 2007, Lot 857. ISBN-10: 1599675153 On the reverse, the winged Archangel Michael hands a standard to his namesake, the emperor, the two standing figures staring out at the viewer. Heritage has the pleasure of offering 14 important private collections among the more than 2,280 lots presented this season. [3] NAC Auction 72, October 6, 2013, Lot 1032. Appearing at auction for only the second time in 113 years, a coveted 1807 Draped Bust quarter, the finest-known example of the type, ex: Stickney-Clapp-Eliasberg, brought a record-breaking $630,000 from the Bob R. Simpson Collection at Heritage Auctions’ U.S. This coin weighs just 4.7 grams. Heritage Auctions resources to lookup the value of your coin(s). David Mayfield is a Vice President at Heritage Auctions. 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