Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

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Oct 25, 2017 Asia/Jerusalem

Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Wednesday Oct 25, 2017 20:00 Asia/Jerusalem

Our new mail auction opens 1 Oct. and runs until 20:00 Israel-time on Wed. Oct. 25th. The sale features a nicely developed and balanced selection of 661 lots of high quality items covering ancient to modern numismatics & exonumia; Judaica (religious books, Rabbinic letters and signatures, Hassidic items, medallic items and ephemera) and Judaic tokens & medals; Israeliana; Jewish, Israeli & Arabian militaria and philately. There are 661 single-item and multiple-item lots, something for every taste and interest. More information is available here.

The philatelic offering is our best yet, highlighted by an extraordinary assembly of postal history documenting the Arab-Israeli conflict (1947 to present); WWII postal links w/Palestine; ‘Baghdad overland mail’; 1948-era mail incl. Israeli interim-period, emergency + early foreign postal links, besieged towns, early postage dues & mail of Arab armies in Palestine; Mandate & Israeli postal history; Mandate cachets & postal markings; Red Cross & POW mail; censored mail; British WWI EEF mail from Egypt; rare Jerusalem postmarks; Jewish/Zionist stamps; Jewish Brigade & displaced persons mail.

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Lot 50001LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50001LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Judea: Herod the Great, Pruta c.22-10/9 BCE; 15 x 15.5mm, 1.8g. Anchor with inscription / double cornucopia; based on Hen-1188.

Price: $ 60.00
Lot 50002LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50002LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Judea: Herod the Great, Pruta c.22-10/9 BCE; 13 x 13.5mm, 1.75g. Anchor with inscription / double cornucopia; based on Hen-1188.

Price: $ 60.00
Lot 50003LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50003LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Herod Archelaus (4 BCE - 6 CE), AE Half-Pruta: prow of galley facing left & leg. HPW / wreath w/leg. EΘN; 14.5 x 13mm, 1.2g. H-1197.

Price: $ 50.00
Lot 50004LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50004LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Roman governors of Judea: Valerius Gratus (Procurator under Tiberius), 15-26 AD. Æ bronze Prutah (2.4g, 12mm). Obv. Unclear as with residue (would be "Tib Kai Cap" legend (Tiberius Caesar) in wreath); rev: Palm branch with right bent tip, legend "JULIA" & date "LE" (year 5); H-646/1339, AJC-18, TJC-328. Good fine

Price: $ 40.00
Lot 50005LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50005LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Herodian dynasty > Agrippa I (37-44 AD): AE Pruta year 6 (J'lem mint); fringed canopy & leg. BACIΛEWC AΓPIΠA / Lς "Year 6" flanking 3 ears of barley; 17 x 14.5mm, 2.1g; H-1244.

Price: $ 35.00
Lot 50006LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50006LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Herodian dynasty > Agrippa I (37-44 AD): AE Pruta year 6 (J'lem mint); fringed canopy & leg. BACIΛEWC AΓPIΠA / Lς "Year 6" flanking 3 ears of barley; 17mm, 2.6g. Similar to H-1244, but this Hendin unlisted variety: canopy base 'thicker' without tipped ends & legend "BA..." begins at canopy base, not above (as H-1244).

Price: $ 80.00
Lot 50007LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50007LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Judaea > Domitian (Agrippa II), 56-95 CE. Laureate head of Domitian / Nike standing right, foot on helmet, inscribing shield, date unclear. Minted by Agrippa II for circulation in the Holyland during the reign of Domitian. 15.75 x 17mm, 3.2g. H-1285/90, 604.

Price: $ 60.00
Lot 50008LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50008LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Domitian (Agrippa II under Flavian rule) > Samaria > Caesarea Maritima, 83-84 CE (year 24); 16.75 x 19.5mm, 4.2 g: laureate head right & leg. ΔOMET KAIC ΓEΡMA / Nike standing right, left foot on helmet, inscribing shield attached to palm tree & leg. ETΠ KΔ BA AΓΡIΠΠ; RPC 2264; Meshorer 24, H-1317.

Price: $ 120.00
Lot 50009LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50009LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

10th Legion ('Frentesis') countermarked Roman bronze coin, with an impression of Neptune (seldomly seen) and another, possibly of "LX" near it.

Price: $ 160.00
Lot 50010LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50010LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Italy > Lucania > Thurium, Stater (Nomos) 425-400 BCE; 19.5mm, 5.2g. Obv.: head of Athena in helmet bound with olive (no Φ mark in field - either artist's sign. or coin's value). Rev.: bull walking to left, head lowered; ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ above; beneath bull is a little bird; in exergue is a fish. Lump on upper back flank may be the intended Φ mark from original design. Cast bronze(?)

Price: $ 120.00
Lot 50011LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50011LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Greece > Thrace, Chersonesos silver Hemidrachm 386-338BC; 2.4g, 12mm

Price: $ 65.00
Lot 50012LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50012LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Ptolemaic Kingdom > Cyprus: Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC, bronze obol, Salamis(?) mint; size: 20x20.5mm; weight: 7.45g. Obv. head Alexander the Great right, wearing elephant scalp headdress; rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ leg., eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head left, wings closed, EY over XAP monogram left. Porous, F-VF. Ref: Svoronos 363; BMC Ptolemies p. 14, 7; Mionnet VI 229, Weiser 8; Noeske 107; Cox Curium 69, Malter 55; SNG...

Price: $ 50.00
Lot 50013LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50013LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Ptolemaic Kingdom > Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BCE; diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, double cornucopias over shoulder; 19 x 16.5mm, 4.55g.

Price: $ 60.00
Lot 50014LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50014LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Seleucid Kingdom (Kings of Syria) > Seleukos IV bronze serrate denomination, 187-175 BCE; head of Laodice IV (wife of Seleukos IV, then of Antiochos IV), right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟY leg. & head of elephant left; 15mm, 4.9g.; ref: SCII 1477.2c, SNC 1027, KEM 1106, Hoover 619.

Price: $ 60.00
Lot 50015LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50015LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Seleucid Kingdom > Antiochus IV (175-164 BCE) serrated: diademed, radiate head of Antiochus (no monogram visible) & border of dashes / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟY leg. (abbreviated), veiled & draped goddess standing, facing front holding long scepter + border of dots; 15 x 13.5mm, 2.65g. Hendin-1107.

Price: $ 40.00
Lot 50016LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50016LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Seleucid Kingdom > Antiochus IV (175-164 BCE) serrated; diademed, radiate head of Antiochus (no monogram visible) + border of dashes / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟY leg. (abbreviated), veiled & draped goddess standing, facing front holding long scepter + border of dots; 14mm, 2.65g. Hendin-1107.

Price: $ 40.00
Lot 50017LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50017LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Syria > Seleucid Kings > Demetrios/Demetrius II Nicator (second reign), 130-125 BC: AR Didrachm (half-Shekel value) dated year 184 (129/128 BC); Type mint; c. 8g, 20.5mm. Diademed head right & leg. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY ("of King Demetrius") / Eagle standing left on ship's prow, wings closed, palm over shoulder; [dotted] A over PE above TYP monogram on club in left field; [dotted] AZY monogram over ΔΠΡ in right field & F-P monogram...

Price: $ 100.00
Lot 50018LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50018LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Greece > Arabia > Nabataea: Aretas II, 110-96 BCE; size: 13.5x16.5mm; weight: 3.75g. Helmeted head of Athena right / Nike standing left, holding wreath - appears to be overstruck on a Ptolemaic coin.

Price: $ 120.00
Lot 50019LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50019LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Greece > Arabia > Nabataea: Aretas IV, circa 9 BCE- 40 CE; 19.5 x 18.75mm, 5.2g. Jugate busts of Aretas and Shaqilat right / Crossed cornucopiae; F+

Price: $ 40.00
Lot 50020LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50020LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Greece > Arabia > Nabatea: Rabbell II & Shuqailat II, laureate / Crossed Cornucopias, leg. between them in two lines רבאל (Rabbel) / שׂקילת (Shaqilat) & in exergue אמה (Mother). Petra mint, c. 70-76 CE; 15.5 x 15.75mm, 3.2g; ref: Meshorer 146.

Price: $ 80.00
Lot 50021LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50021LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Greece > Arabia > Nabatea: Rabbell II & Gamilat, c. 102 AD, jugate busts / Crossed Cornucopias, Petra.; 13.5 x 15mm, 2.2g

Price: $ 25.00
Lot 50022LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50022LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Syria > Laodicea ad Mare > Caracalla: billon Tetradrachm of Antioch, 244-249 CE; 26 x 24mm, 11.25g. AYT K MA•••ANTѠNEINOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAPX EΞ YΠATOC TO B, eagle standing facing, head turned left; Δ-E on either side of eagle's head, star between legs. Prieur 249.

Price: $ 100.00
Lot 50023LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50023LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Gallienus (256-268 CE), AE silvered Antoninianus (sole reign), 265 CE: radiate, draped bust right & leg. GALLIENVS AVG / small stag/deer standing right & leg. SAECVLARHS AVG + palm branch mintmark; Antioch mint; 22 x 20mm, 3.05g; Göbl 1626c Antioch; RSC 925b; RIC V-I 656 var (rev legend with Greek H instead of Latin E, and bust type). Scarce.

Price: $ 80.00
Lot 50024LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50024LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Aurelian (270-284/5) - Alexandria, Potin Tetradrachm: Dated Year 5 = 273-274 AD; A K Λ ΔOM AVΡHΛIANOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right / LE to right of eagle standing right, wings open, wreath in beak, star at upper left; 20mm, 10.15g. Milne 4424; Emmett 3929.

Price: $ 60.00
Lot 50025LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins  -  Historama Historama Autumn Mail Auction #5

Lot #50025LA - Numismatics > Ancient Coins

Aurelian (270-284/5 AD) bronze antoninianus: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right / RESTITVT ORBIS, woman standing right presents wreath to Aurelian holding globe & sceptre, S between (minted in Siscia); mintmark XXI; c. 278 AD; 22 x 22.5mm, 3.2g. Ref: S-11592.

Price: $ 40.00

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