Antique French 18th century map of the Mediterranean Sea regions and the Holy Land, titled "Carte des Regions et des Lieux....Nouveaux Testament", by noted French cartographer Rigobert Bonne (1727-1794), published Paris circa 1771. Measurements inside the mat 12 1/4" by 17 3/4" (21" by 25" as framed). Bonne was one of the premier cartographers of his day, having gained a reputation for producing accurate and practical maps...
This sought after three volume set of "Cars & Motor Cycles" was edited by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and Marcus W Bourdon, and issued in 1929. Bound in blue with gilt lettering, these books were aimed at the owner who wanted to be involved in the care and maintenance of his vehicle, as well as those engaged in the motoring industry. The information in the three volumes covers text as well as detailed diagrams and photographs and would have been very up to date in 1929...
The photo snapshot measures 5 1/2"tall and 3 1/4" wide. The back has paper loss from where it was taped into an album on the top and bottom third.
Shipped in a padded mailer between two pieces of cardboard
Each snapshot measures 2 3/4" wide and 4 1/2" tall. They were sisters named Jessie and Mack from the midwest. I believe these snapshots are circa 1930's or 1940's. Semi gloss. good clean condition.
These will be shipped in a padded mailer between 2 pieces of cardboard.
Upper left corner small tear. Snapshot measures 4 1/4" wide by 2 3/8" tall.
Semi gloss finish. Wrinkle or bend in upper right corner.
Circa 1950 or earlier. Praire Fire snapshots rare
Shipped in a padded mailer between two pieces of cardboard.
Scholar stone; small repair to one of the legs of the stand.
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 454-428/7 BC.
EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (2.49 grams).
Laureate head of Apollo right / Head of cow right within incuse square.
Bodenstedt 56; SNG von Aulock -; SNG Copenhagen 304; HGC 6. A rare coin!
KINGS of PARTHIA. Sinatrukes. 93-69 BC. AR silver Drachm.
Stunning coin struck on a large flan. Weight: 4.17 grams.
Condition: EF, deeply toned and very attractive.
LYDIA, Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. AR Tetradrachm (12,29 grams).
Cistophoric type. Struck 140-135 BC. Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Bow-case with serpents; to right, head of Helios right; monogram to lower right.
Kleiner & Noe Series 39; SNG Copenhagen -.
Good VF, toned.
MACEDON (Roman Protectorate), Republican period. First Meris. Circa 167-149 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.85 grams). Amphipolis mint.
Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, with bow and quiver over shoulder; all in the center of a Macedonian shield / Club right; monogram above, two monograms below; all within oak wreath; thunderbolt to left...
Interesting and rarely encountered in better than fine condition! Roman Republican denarius, struck 194-190 BC.
Size: 18-19 mm. Weight: 3,56 grams
Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, X. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping r.; below, LPLH ligate and ROMA in partial tablet. Babelon Plautia 1. Sydenham 332. Crawford 134/1a.
Condition: Nice VF, highly iridescent toning. A gem of a coin for this issue.
PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator. 222-205/4 BC. Æ Drachm (43mm, 73.89 grams)
A massive specimen even for the serie and one of the largest coins minted under the greeks in Egypt.
Minted in Alexandria.
Condition: Good VF, nice flan and metal, dark brown patina.
An absolutely stunning silver denarius of Faustina, wife of Pius, 138-141 AD.
Rome mint, 3.01 grams. Struck under Antoninus Pius, circa AD 146-161. Veiled and draped bust right / Draped throne against which rests a scepter; peacock below.
Ref. RIC 339a, RSC 219 (scarce!)
Condition: Good VF, This scarce coin combines a beautiful style with nice condition, fine metal and centering and a wonderful old collection patina.
A nice grouping of five Neanderthal tools on flakes from Fontmaure, France. Legal surface finds, all jasper in perfect condition with fine, semi-glossy to glossy ground patinas. lengths ranging from 2 1/8"- 4". All five are multi-tools with a complex series of flaked edges. #2354 (second from the left) has a beautiful bulb of percussion. The lithic to the right is a burin with both a finely flaked convex and concave scraper. All date to approximately 50,000 BCE.
Four Neanderthal flake cores from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, heights between 2 1/4" and 3". All in excellent condition with glossy ground patinas. Legal surface finds. All four on lovely, richly colored jasper. Date to approximately 50,000 BCE.
Meteorite dite Muonionalusta. tombée au nord de la Scandinavie entre la Suede et la Finlande il y a environ 1 million d'année.
Découverte en 1906.
Fine Octaeditre catégorie fer, structure de Windmanstatten.
composition: Fer, Nickel? gallium, Germanium.
exemplaire similaire au Musée National de Prague .
PRIX ET TRANSPORT SUR DEMANDE
A large lot of 20 Sassanian silver drachms, ca. 490-620 AD.
This group is unresearched, and the main part of the coins are from the later emperors in the 6th. century AD.
Wonderful study group with possibility of finding some interesting or scarce dates and mints.
Condition: Average Fine-VF, a few with hoard patina.
A superb Sasanian silver drachm of Hormizd or Hormatz IV, 579 - 590 AD.
An attractive larger flan unsearched issue with a fine portrait of the ruler and combined with a high relief reverse. One out 100s is this nice!
Size/Weight: 32 mm./4.1 grams.
Condition: EF, beautiful old golden toning.