A Kushan gold necklace delicately strung with very small ancient lapis lazuli beads (approximately 24 beads to an inch). There are 12 gold coins with images of 6 ancient kings - six on each side. There are 2 kings that we recognize - one is Vasudeva I, the other is "Ohsho" holding an elephant goad, thunderbolts, a trident and a goat. The center bead is a oblong fluted gold bead. There are also two blue glass beads flanking the central gold bead.
Philip I, 244-249 AD, Silver Antoniani, (4.06 gm, 23 mm), Lovely strike on a nice full medallic flan, Struck in Rome, 255-247 AD, RIC 27b, Choice FDC.
Trajan Decius , 249-251 AD, Silver Antoniani, (3.40 gm, 21mm), Rome mint, 250 AD, RIC 29c, Well strike on a nice flan, Choice superb.
Philip I, 244-249 AD, Silver Antoniani, (4.14 gm, 22mm), Struck in rome, 246 AD, RIC 3, Lovely strike on a nice full flan, Choice FDC.
Kings of Persis, Vadfardad (Autophardes II), Early to mid 2nd century BC, Silver dirham, (3.49 gm, 16 mm), Sharply struck from the very high relief dies, Choice FDC, and lustrous, Sunrise 576.
ITALY, VENICE. GIOVANNI SORANZO. 1312-1328. AR GROSSO, (2.11gm, 21mm), Sharply strike on a nice full flan, in choice extremely fine condition.
SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 2 FRANCS coin, dated 1939, (10 gm, 27mm), CHOICE UNC, in LUSTROUS condition.
Sidon Abdâ€™astart, 365-352 BC, Silver 1/16 shekel, (0.63 gm, 9mm), Well centered, Choice nice, very fine.
Parthia Sanatrukes, 116 AD, AR Silver Dirham (3.73 gm, 19 mm), Ekbatana mint, Choice extremely fine and rare.
Sasanian Yazdgerd, 438-457 AD, Silver dirham, (4.14 gm, 30 mm), GW mint (Gorgan), Lovely strike on a nice full broad flan, Die break on the reverse, Choice extremely fine and toned.
Roman Imperial Valerian I, 253-260 AD, Billon Antoninianus (3.47 gm, 23 mm), RIC 284, Well struck on a nice full broad flan, Choice EF and toned.
Roman Imperial Constantine I, 307/10-337 AD, Silvered Follis (2.86 gm, 17 mm) RIC 87, Lovely strike, Choice good extremely fine.
Roman Imperial Constantine II as a Cesar 317-337 AD, Bronze Follis (3.34 gm, 20mm), RIC 83, Very struck on a nice full flan, Choice superb, Nice brown silverish patina.
QAJAR DYNASTY, Fath Ali Shah. 1212-1250 AH. (1797-1834). Gold One Toman (4.60 gm; 23 mm). Khoy mint, dated 1239 AH. Lovely strike and rare. Choice Superb EF and rare. AU with a full luster and rare in this condition.
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS, Vadfradad, AUTOPHRADATES I, EARLY-MID 2ND CENTURY BC, SILVER OBOL, (0.76 gm, 9 mm), SUNRISE 5877 VAR, in choice almost EF AND LIGHTLY TONED condition.
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS. UNCERTAIN KING I, EARLY 2ND CENTURY BC. SILVER HEAVY DRACHM, (1.94 gm, 12 mm), SUNRISE 578, LOVELY STRUKE FROM THE HIGHT RELIEF DIES, in choice superb extremely fine condition.
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. PEROZ I, AD. 457/9â€“484 . SILVER DRACHM coin, (4.16 gm, 28mm), CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE AND TONED, DIE BREAK ON THE OBVERSE otherwise in choice VF and toned in condition.
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. KAVAD 1 REIGN, 488-497 AD. SILVER DRACHM coin, (4.18 gm, 28mm), LD MINT, LOVELY STRUCK, CHOICE SUPERB EF, in extremely fine toned and rare condition.