From the author of the acclaimed historical novel, The Matthias Scroll, comes this nonfiction advance in Gospel interpretation. As fresh translations and undeniable inference open the Christianizing shells of lore and legend, a complete biography of Jesus emerges...
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.
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.
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)
Author: Ya'akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
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. ARDASHIR III. AD. 628-630. SILVER DRACHM, MINT YAZD, YEAR 3, (4.18 gm, 32 mm), SUNRISE 997 VAR, CHOICE EF, UNPUBLISHED, in lightly toned condition.
Offered is a U.S. LIBERTY, FIVE CENTS BUFFALO 1937, (5.12 gm, 21mm), NICKEL, CHOICE BU, in BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED condition.
Offered is a U.S. PILGRIM TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1620-1920, CHOICE UNC, (12.56 gm, 30mm), in LIKELY TONED condition.
Offered is a U.S. OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1938, (12.52 gm, 30mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THICK coin, 1825-1925, (18.30 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THIN coin, 1825-1925, (12.20 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
Offered is a QAJAR AHMAD SHAH, DATED 1332, SILVER 2000 DINAR coin , (9.16 gm, 27 mm), MINOR DIE BREAK ON OBVERSE AND REVERSE, OTHERWISE WELL STRIKE, in choice uncirculated condition.
Offered is a CHINA-TIBET, DAILA LAMA, THUBTEN GYATSO coin, 1895-1933, SILVER UNIT, (4.70 gm, 27mm), LOVELY STRIKE, in CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE condition.
Offered is a CHINA-TIBET, DAILA LAMA, THUBTEN GYATSO coin, 1895-1933, SILVER UNIT, (4.60 gm, 28mm), LOVELY STRIKE, in CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE condition.
Offered is a GERMANY, PRUSSIA, SILVER, 3 MARKS, 1913, BERLIN VICTORY OVER NAPOLEON, KM 534, (16.72 gm, 33 mm),in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a GERMANY, PRUSSIA, SILVER, 2 MARKS, 1913, BERLIN VICTORY OVER NAPOLEON, KM 532, (11.04 gm, 28 mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a FRANCE, REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, SILVER 2 FRANC, DATED 1915, (10.04 gm, 27 mm), PARIS MINT, KM-845.1, in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a FRANCE, REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, SILVER 1 FRANC, DATED 1917, (15.02 gm, 23 mm), PARIS MINT, KM-844.1, in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1944, (15.00 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1948, (14.09 gm, 31mm), CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1969, (15.08 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
Offered is an ITALY, VATICAN, PIUS XII, SILVER 5 LIRA, YEAR1, ROME MINT, coin, DATED 1939 KM-28 CHOICE UNC, (5.02 gm, 23 mm).
A 2005 Canada 10 dollars Year of the Veteran pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 20,000 struck (this one is #00877). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 25.18 grams...
A 2005 Canada 5 dollars End of World War II pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 25,000 struck (this one is #22944). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 31.9 grams...
A large coffee table book published by Rizzoli in association with the Museums at Stoney Brook
in conjunction with the exhibition "Stanford White on Long Island" July 4-November 1, 1998.Photographs by Johnathan Wallen.Very slightly musty. 252pp.
A simply exceptional, utterly collectable and utterly magnificent Emerald from Colombia weighing an absolutely astonishing 47.16ct. To find an emerald of this size AND QUALITY is virtually unheard of, and with emerald especially one must take note to differentiate quality and treatment methods in particular. Tghe colour of this wonderful example is a slightly lighter shade of apple green, absolutely gorgeous and simply striking to the eye...
A delightful natural pearl 3.31ct, tested as natural by GIA under their QA scheme, perfect for a lovely pendant
A very pretty 4.44ct natural black pearl, baroque shape but perfect for a designer pendant, GIA tested under their QA scheme as natural
A stunning emerald from Colombia weighing 7.04ct, very open grassy green colour, very good clarity for the genre, nice shape, F1 minor, AIGS certificated
A stunning and very clean unheated blue violet sapphire from Sri Lanka, gorgeous and unusual colour, nice shape, fully GIA certificated
A oversized coffee table book with dust jacket and plastic wrapper published in 1979 by Mayflower(New York). Text by Roni Neuer and Herbert Libertson. A personal stamp is on the front fly leaf. The book features 377 full page colored plates. Slight musty odor.No script. 390pp.
A soft cover book published by Margaret Reeve in 1986. Some history is given along with sketches and B&W photos of various architectural elements.
A small hard cover with dust jacket in mint condition published by Assouline in 2002. Perfect gift for the dog lover with colored + B&W photos ...even period dog beds! 79pp.
A heavy crinoidal bangle with its original box and reference card. In perfect condition, the inner diameter measures 2-1/4" width 3/8".
Ten vintage albumen photographs, six prints showing Granada (Andalusia) with the Alhambra, two with street scenes in Elche (Alicante), one with the cathedral of Burgos (Castile) and one showing a river scene in Orihuela (Murcia). Made by the French photographer Jean Laurent (1816-1886) in the 1870/80's, mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: little faded, one photo with a small loss to the corner, cardboard with few stockflecks. Dimension: photo: 33.7 cm x 24.7 cm, cardboard: 48 cm x 38.7 cm...
A soft cover book written by Nancy Beliner and published in 2010 by the Yale University Press in association with the Peabody Essex Museum. "For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden--itself a 'mini-Forbidden City' inside the Forbidden City--has remained sequestered from view...
A soft cover book published in 1997 by Raimage, Tanger, Morocco.
Colored photos of the region of Agadir, on the coast near the Atlas Mountains.Text by Mohamed Temsamani. 95pp
THESSALY. Thessalian League. Ca. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Drachm (6.15 gm; 20 mm). Lovely style, well struck from a high relief dies on excellent metal. Choice superb, extremely fine.
THRACE, Island of Thasos, 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.90 gm; 31 mm). Nicely stuck on a nice broad flan. Choice extremely fine and lightly toned.
PONTOS, Amisos. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. AR Siglos (4.15 gm; 16 mm). Head of Hera right, wearing turreted crown / Owl standing facing, wings spread. Cf. RG 11; Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1118-9. Lovely strike . Elegant style. Struck in high relief. Well-centered. Choice Good Extremely Fine. Lightly toned.Â
The Silk Road is not a single road, but rather a network of routes extending from the Far East to Europe, including such storied cities as Alexandria, Tyre, Samarkand, Herat, and Xanadu. One cannot overstate the impact of the Silk Road on the cultural exchange between East and West...
Offered is a THRACIAN OR SCYTHIAN Coson, after 54 BC, AV Stater (8.43 g), obv procession, rv eagle, wreath, scepter, NGC graded MS (mint state) which is the highest grade for a choice UNC. Full Luster.Â
Dimension 20 mm. Certification number: 4374426-31
A stated first American Edition/first printing hard cover with jacket published in 2002 by Ecco, New York. Number line 10-1. B&W photos.There is one small black mark on the bottom edge of a page otherwise like new.
A large coffee table book with dust jacket published in 1988. Like new. 504pp.
ISLANDS off CARIA. Rhodos, Rhodes. Circa 250-190 BC. AR Drachm (2.36 gm; 15 mm). Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / STASION, magistrate, P-O flanking stem, rose with bud to right. Ashton 297. Well struck on a nice full flan. Good Style. Choice EF.Â
PONTOS, Amisos. Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Siglos (5.71 gm; 19mm). Aphro-, magistrate. Draped bust of Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / Owl standing facing with spread wings; AΦ-PO across field. SNG BM Black Sea 1059-61; SNG Copenhagen 122. Nicely struck on a compact flan. Reverse a bit off-center. Small die break on obverse at 8. Well struck on excellent metal. Choice Superb EF. Lightly toned.
THE Book on Alexandria Stoneware and Pottery - limited supply available
SASANIAN EMPIRE. Hormozd II.Â 303-309 AD.Â AR Drachm (3.879 gm; 26 mm). Bust right, wearing eagle crown with korymbos / Fire altar with ribbon and bust left in flames; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing winged crown with korymbos, the other wearing mural crown. Beautiful iridescent toning. Rare variety with two large dots on reverse on lower part of fire alter. SNS type Ia/3a; GĂ¶bl type I/1a var.; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 815. Lovely style. Well struck on a nice full broad flan...
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I. AD. 223/4-240. Silver Drachm (4.24 gm; 24 mm). Mint C (â€śCtesiphonâ€ť), phase 3, ca. AD 233/4-238/9. Bust of Ardashir I right, wearing diadem (type G) and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps / Fire altar (flames 3) with diadems (type G), pellet to left of altar shaft...
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III. 336-323 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.72 gm; 25 mm).Â Amphipolis mint. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / BASILEWS ALEXANDROU, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; Macedonian helmet before. Price 117; Muller 224. Sharply struck on an excellent metal. Nice style, well centered. Choice Superb XF.Â
Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead D...
INDIA. VIDARBHA. Jagadeva. 12th Cent. AD. AV Pagoda (3.68 gm; 19 mm). Ruler's name in Nagari, pelleted sopearhead, and 2 sri-type designs. Sharply struck on a nice full flan. Choice UNC and lustrous.
The Presidential Proof Set contains 4 coins issued in 2010 at the San Francisco mint honoring presidents Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, and Abraham Lincoln. The coins are ANACS graded PR 70 DCAM with First Day of Issue designation.
Albumen photograph mounted on grey stock of a shallow pool in the foreground the ruins of some walls and columns in the middle and Vesuvius in the distance. A very well printed image with deep contrasts in tones. The image is from around 1875. 7 9/16 tall by 10 3/16 inches (19.5 x 26 cm). Card 13 by 16 inches (33 x 40.5 cm).
Condition; Generally excellent with a few surface scratches. The plate had a few losses that were colored in before printing.
A very good quality image, found with...
A large coffee table book published in 1996 by Harry N. Abrams. This hard cover with jacket is in excellent condition however there is an inscription on the front free paper.
A hard cover with dustjacket in mint condition featuring 519 illustrations with 65 in color. This is a reprint published in 1992 by Thames and Hudson, New York.Foreword by the Seventh Earl of Carnarvon. 224pp.