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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17 avril 2010

Emerald @ Bonhams, NY

An emerald, colored diamond and diamond necklace and pair of pendant earrings. photo Bonhams the necklace designed as nineteen oval emerald and round brilliant-cut diamond clusters each with yellow diamond floral cluster spacers; a pair of earrings en suite; estimated total emerald weight for the set: 48.95 carats; estimated total diamond weight for the set: 18.65 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; necklace length: 15 1/2in. (colored diamonds not tested for origin of color). Estimate: $35,000 - 45,000 An emerald... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2009

Great Mongols, Da Chao Tong Bao silver coin

Great Mongols, Da Chao Tong Bao silver coin 800 USD @ wattwat
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25 août 2009

Liao Dynasty 1085-1094A.D. Da An Yuan Bao Long An

Liao Dynasty (1085-1094A.D). Da An Yuan Bao Long An Price : 225 USD @ lindascoin
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23 août 2009

Da Guan Tong Bao

Da Guan Tong Bao 1-cash large issue, Broad CAO GUAN variety The 4 characters are larger than regular issue. The first stroke of element  艹 CAO of character 觀 GUAN is strike through to the right and hence broad. Chinese name called" GUANG CAO GUAN". Written by emperor himself in elegant Slender Gold style. Cast under rule of emperor Hui Zong of Northern Song dynasty. 25.22mm, 3.17g, small pin hole at 7 o'cock, XF. Price 20 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques  Note : Chinese coins from Northern Song... [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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