Estimate price: 1,250€Lycia. Undefined Dynast. Stater, around 480 B. C.
unknown mint. Rare. Fine toning, weakly struck,
extremely fine. Ex Sayar Collection.
Spring Auction Sales 402-40643
Estimate price: 1,250€Lycia. Kherei. Stater, 430/410 B. C. Telmessos. Rare.
Extremely fine. Ex Sayar Collection.
Spring Auction Sales 402-406164
Estimate price: 20,000€Sicilia. Syracuse. Dekadrachm, 405/400 B. C., specimen
by the master engraver Kimon, unsigned.
Extremely rare. Fine patina, tiny scratches, good very fine.
Spring Auction Sales 402-406585
Estimate price: 40,000€Roman Empire. Hadrianus, 117-138 for Aelius. Aureus,
137, Rome. Rare in this condition. Attractive piece with
perfect centering, tiny flan defect, extremely fine.
Spring Auction Sales 402-406890
Estimate price: 10,000€German States. City of Regensburg. 2 Ducats n. d. (1742),
with the titel of Karl VII. Extremely rare. Attractive piece.
Extremely fine-uncirculated.
Spring Auction Sales 402-4063209
Estimate price: 10,000€German States. City of Regensburg. Thick, double Reichstaler
n. d. (around 1742), with the titel of Karl VII. Extremely rare.
Attractive piece with nice patina, extremely fine.
Spring Auction Sales 402-4063217
Estimate price: 25,000€Holy Roman Empire. Ferdinand II, 1592-1618-1637.
5 Ducats 1636, Prague. Extremely rare. S
lightly bent, very fine-extremely fine.
Spring Auction Sales 402-4063821
Estimate price: 15,000€German States. Bavaria. Ludwig I., 1825-1848. Gold struck
from the die of a Double gulden. Of the highest rarity.
Attractive piece with fine golden toning. NGC MS63+.
Spring Auction Sales 402-4063949
Estimate price: 20,000€German States. Saxony. Friedrich August I., 1694-1733
(August der Starke). 2 Ducats 1695, Dresden.
Extremely rare. Attractive piece, min. bent, extremely fine.
Spring Auction Sales 402-4064054
Estimate price: 75,000€German States. Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Julius, 1568-1589.
Löser (multiple taler) Heinrichstadt (Wolfenbüttel),
Extremely rare. Very attractive piece, extremely fine.
Spring Auction Sales 402-4064144

Solidus Auction 126: Fine Late Antique Solidi and Very Rare Russian Coins

Solidus Numismatik e.K.

Auction 126

Münzen

21 November 2023

Online

In the current auction 126, Solidus presents 580 attractive lots with some rarities, including some late antique solidi in fine condition, an extremely rare Viking Hedeby penny and rare Russian Imperial coins. Interesting coin groups with very moderate estimates will be offered at the end of the auction. The auction will be held as a live auction on the AUEX auction platform on Tuesday, 21 November 2023 from 16:00. Pre-bids can already be submitted.

Lot 1019: Sarmatia. Olbia. 437 – 410 B.C. Very rare, heavy Dolphin money of bronze. Starting price: 5,800 EUR.

Lot 1019: Sarmatia. Olbia. 437 – 410 B.C. Very rare, heavy Dolphin money of bronze. Starting price: 5,800 EUR.

The auction begins with Celtic coins, predominantly from the East Celtic area, followed by interesting imitations of Greek and Roman coins. Greek coins from the European areas come from Magna Graecia, the Black Sea region, including an exceptionally large and heavy dolphin coin from Olbia weighing over 95 g (lot 1019). Thrace, Macedonia, Thessaly and Attica. Various coins from Greek cities and peripheral cultures of the Greek world in Asia Minor follow.

Lot 1175: Solidus of Honorius, 393 – 395 A.D., Sirmium. Starting price: 800 EUR.

Lot 1175: Solidus of Honorius, 393 – 395 A.D., Sirmium. Starting price: 800 EUR.

A group of provincial Roman coins is followed by denarii from the Roman Republic. The Roman Imperial period begins with a selection of coins from the 1st – 3rd centuries made of silver and bronze. The late antique coinage includes some excellently preserved solidi (lots 1174 – 1178) alongside beautiful bronze coins, which lead on to the Byzantine coinage. Clay seals and interesting lead objects round off the ancient period.

Lot 1191: Denmark. Haithabu. Hedeby-Penny, Mid 9th century. Starting price: 1,800 EUR.

Lot 1191: Denmark. Haithabu. Hedeby-Penny, Mid 9th century. Starting price: 1,800 EUR.

Among the coins from the Middle Ages, an extremely rare pfennig from the middle of the 9th century stands out (lot 1191), which was probably minted in the Viking trading emporium of Haithabu (Hedeby), with a strikingly stylised depiction of an animal on one side. The remainder of the offering focuses on coins from south-eastern European dominions (Serbia, the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia, Hungary) and the Crusaders.

Lot 1331: Russia. Alexander II. Rubel 1859 commemorating the monument for Nikolaus I. Starting price: 1,000 EUR.

Lot 1331: Russia. Alexander II. Rubel 1859 commemorating the monument for Nikolaus I. Starting price: 1,000 EUR.

This is followed by German coins, Habsburg and Austrian coins as well as European coins. There are again several Russian rarities on offer (lots 1328 – 1332): a Sestroretsk rouble of 1771, a novodel of 1845; a copper strike (novodel) of a 5 rouble piece of 1817 on a thick piece; in gold 50 zloty 1819 Warsaw for Poland; the splendid specimen of a rouble of 1859 on the unveiling of the equestrian monument to Nicholas I; a trial strike in copper for the 3 rouble piece of 1875.

Several medals and Islamic coins round off the range of individual coins.

The last section of the auction is made up of interesting coin groups with very moderate estimate prices.