TERMS: All items guaranteed genuine.  7 day return for any reason.  Payment may be made by check or money order.  Money orders receive 48 hour shipment.   Postage within US $3.  Postage overseas $12.  I have multiples available of many items on this page (this is why I use line drawings, not photographs), but feel free to e-mail for confirmation of availablility before mailing payment.

 

HISTORICAL COINS

BHUTAN
1820-35

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Exotic silver half Rupee in nice grade.
VF+....$9.50

 

HUNGARY:
MARY, 1385-95

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Silver denar of one of the few sovereign queens in Hungary's history.
at least VF......$30

HUNGARY:
SIGISMUND I

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1387-1437, silver Denar with patriarchal cross and royal arms.
VF....$18.00

HUNGARY:
MATTHIAS THE RAVEN

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1458-90, his surname means raven or crow.  Find one on this denar.
Fine.....$12.50

HUNGARY:
WLADISLAUS II

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1490-1516, silver Denar with Madonna and Child.  A perfect gift.
F....$12.50

THE LAST
JAGIELLO

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Silver Madonna denar of Louis II, 1516-26, who died fighting the Turks.
VF.....$22.00

 

HAPSBURG
HUNGARY

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Silver Madonna denar of Ferdinand I 1526-64, Maximilian II 1564-76, or Rudolph II 1576-1608.
F-VF, each.....$15.00

MATTHIAS II
of HUNGARY

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Silver Madonna denar of 1608-19.  Select examples, each a full
VF.....$15.00

SWIDNICA /
SCHWEIDNITZ

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1520s silver half groschen for a Polish city, struck by Louis King of Hungary-Bohemia.
Avg. Fine....$15.00

 

HUNGARY:
SARACEN HEAD

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Louis I of Anjou (1342-82) silver denar depicting an African head, meant to be a pun on an important courtier's name.
very crude VF.....$16.50
same, superior strike....$35.00

ARMENIAN
SILVER

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Depicts King Hetoum (1226-70) and Queen Zabel.  Rev.: Lion holding cross.   Tram of good silver.
VF... $ 38.00
Fine ... $22.00

MEDIEVAL
ROMANIA

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Alexander the Good of Moldavia (1400-23) billon half gros.  Medieval Romania has always been scarce.  Typical partial strike.
Fine by wear....$36.00

 

MEDIEVAL SPAIN
1200s to 1474

These base silver coins depict a castle
and a lion, canting arms of Castile and
Leon, two kingdoms which founded Spain.
Average F ..........................$19.00
Three different kings .......... $55.00

HOLLAND SILVER
DATED 1499

Patard or double may be the cheapest
pre-1500 AD dated coins there are
Crude F, date clear.......$150.00
Crude F, date visible........$98.00

RICHARD
THE LIONHEART

This beloved Crusader king never
placed his name on an English
coin, but on his deniers as duke
of Aquitaine it filled a whole side!
VG, flaws .... $69.00
F, flaws .... $98.00

MEDIEVAL ENGLAND
SILVER LONG CROSS PENNY

The "sterling" reputation of the English penny let it circulate to Greece and beyond. The cross extended to the edge so clipping could be detected, the void down its middle simplified cutting for small change.
VF ..... $ 75.00
Cut Halfpenny F ...... $ 18.00

ANCIENT INDIA
GUPTA SUCCESSION STATE


North of Malwa, silver fractional drachm
struck ca. 400s A.D. Very crude designs
consisting of dots and lines. Unusual.
Crude F.......$6.50

MEDIEVAL ITALY
& THE CRUSADERS

Numerous cities and town in medieval
Italy struck their own coins. Coins of Lucca were so popular with the rusaders
that thousands of them have been found in excavations in the Holy Land -- 1,100 in one hoard dated 1147-87 alone. Silver-alloy denaro. Obv.: TT monogram of Emperor Otto, Rev.: LV
Extremely crude F ....... $15.00

 

 

 

 

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