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MESOPOTAMIA. Carrhae. Caracalla (198-217 AD). BI tetradrachm. 26mm, 16.13gr. Cos. IV (AD 215-217). Obv: Radiate head of Caracalla right. Rev: Eagle standing facing, looking right, holding wreath in beak; above left wing, crescent; between legs, star; in exergue, two pellets. Prieur 830. Large flan with lovely toning all around. NGC AU 5/5, 5/5.
1778-M. Italy. Milan. Maria Theresia (1740-1780 Scudo (6 Lire). DAV-1386. KM-C36, 23.13g. Well struck with lovely rich antique patina, satiny luster. The first regular, machine struck crown type of Milan. Very rare quality for the type as Maria Theresa was very unpopular in Milan during this period and many of the coins issued with her portrait were defaced. NGC MS-62.
Pedigreed to the Millennia Collection Sale
1789(b). Austria Netherlands. Joseph II. 1/2 Kronentaler. Angelface Mintmark, Brussels Mint. Engraver: Théodore Van Berckel. KM-34. Mintage of 24,418. Obv: Laureate portrait to the right. Legend around for "Iosephus II Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Hierosolymae Hungariae Bohemiaeque Rex". Rev: Burgundian cross divides three crowns, decorated with the Order of the Golden Fleece. Date divided by mint mark. Legend around for "Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Lotharingiae Brabantiae Comes Flandriae". Conditionally scarce piece with original mint luster. PCGS MS-64.