Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Heritage Auction features rare Gold Coins

Nearly 500 lots from every era and region are scheduled to be sold on August 3, 2017 by Heritage.

125 ancient coins are featured. An array of Greek coins is highlighted by an unrecorded gold stater of Magnesia in Ionia, a run of Lydian electrum and gold, and 10 gold pieces of Ptolemaic Egypt.
The Judaean section includes an incredible rarity: A silver quarter-shekel from year four of the Jewish War, one of  four known.

High quality Japanese coins from the Meiji period, dated 1870 to 1871, are of the highest rarity and may be unique.