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COINS, MEDALS AND TOKENS: JANUARY 15, 2017

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COINS, MEDALS AND TOKENS: JANUARY 15, 2017

Here's another group of items in upcoming auctions that caught my eye for various reasons. -Editor

1993 Hawaiian Gold and Silver Proof Set.

1993 Hawaiian Gold and Silver Proof Set

1993 Hawaiian Gold 1 1993 Hawaiian Gold 2

1993 Hawaiian Silver 1 1993 Hawaiian Silver 2

Four piece set. One 1 oz. silver. Three gold 1/4 oz., 1/10 oz. and 1/20 oz. .999 gold. In the original box.

Before he became king of the Liberty Dollar, Bernard von Nothaus ran the Royal Hawaiian Mint. I don't recall ever seeing its actual products. Not bad. Does anyone know what these originally sold for? -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
LOT #134: 1993 Hawaiian Gold and Silver Proof Set. (http://auctions.morphyauctions.com/1993_Hawaiian_Gold
_and_Silver_Proof_Set_-LOT253063.aspx)

1798 8 Over 7 Capped Bust Eagle

1798 8 Over 7 Capped Bust Eagle obverse 1798 8 Over 7 Capped Bust Eagle reverse

Nine stars left, four stars right, Heraldic eagle. 900 coins minted. Quite rare.

To read the complete lot description, see:
LOT #88: 1798 8 Over 7 $10 Capped Bust Gold Coin. (http://auctions.morphyauctions.com/1798_8_Over
_7__10_Capped_Bust_Gold_Coin__-LOT256036.aspx)

1918 Five Dollar Federal Reserve Note

1918 Five Dollar Note Front

1918 Five Dollar Back

I've always liked this design. Nice example of a nice note. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
LOT #187: 1918 5$ Note (http://auctions.morphyauctions.com/1918_5__Note_-LOT253200.aspx)

Pope Pius XI Medal

Pope Pius XI Medal

Papal, Pio XI (1922-1939). Æ Medal 1922 (56mm, 86.40g, 12h). Stabilimento Giuseppe Bergonzio di Milano. PIVS PAPA XI PONT MAX, Bust r. R/ SACRARUM ANTIQUITATUM CULTORIBUS, The Good Shepherd. C.M. 332. With original case, EF

A nice papal medal. Great relief. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
LOT 658 - E-AUCTION 39 - NUMISMATICS: 15 FEBRUARY 2017 (http://auctions.bertolamifinearts.com/en/lot/11285/papal-pio-xi-1922-1939-medal-1922-/)

Pope Clement XI Medal

Pope Clement XI Medal

Another nice papal medal. Great series to collect. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
LOT 642 - E-AUCTION 39 - NUMISMATICS: 15 FEBRUARY 2017 (http://auctions.bertolamifinearts.com/en/lot/11269/papal-clemente-xi-1700-1721-medal-/)

1787 Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand Medal

1787 Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand Medal obverse 1787 Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand Medal reverse

Germany, Brunswick-Luneburg. Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, 1780-1806. Silver medal 1787 by J. H. Boltschauser on the restoration of the Union of the States General. Silver, 23,19 gr. Brockmann BR531. Obv: Geharnischtes chest image to right. Legend CAR.GVILIEL M.FERD.DVX BRVNSV.ARM.BORVS.PRA E DVX. Exergue RESTAVRATOR CONCORDIADE BELGIOSE Rev: Altar with arrow bundle that is bound together by a banner, about seven coats of arms, held in the ahnd of clouds, Legend NOVITER ETPEREN NITER IVNCTA. Exergue 1787.

This one caught my attention because of who it does NOT represent. What famous historical figure does this portrait look like to you? -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
70. Germany, Brunswick-Luneburg - Silver Medal 1787 by J. H. Boltschauser on the restoration of the Union of the States General (https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/9651863-germany-brunswick-luneburg-silver-medal-1787-by-j-h-boltschauser-on-the-restoration-of-the-union-of-the-states-general)

L'Unicorne Dyonisiaque Medal

L'Unicorne Dyonisiaque Medal obverse L'Unicorne Dyonisiaque Medal reverse

L'Unicorne Dyonisiaque Medal obverse2 Salvador Dali (after) - L'Unicorne Dyonisiaque
Very nice medal in golden bronze - monogrammed - signed on the back
Weight: 269 g
8 cm diameter
After Draeger's chapters, the Dionysian Unicorn underlines the passion of the master of Port Lligat for the third dimension.
Numbered: 1380/1500 47. Salvador Dali (after) - L'Unicorne Dyonisiaque

To read the complete lot description, see:
(https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/9473185-salvador-dali-after-l-unicorne-dyonisiaque)

So "after" Dali means "NOT by Dali", correct? Just someone inspired by a Dali design? Anyway, it's a nice medal with great relief. -Editor

1869 New York State Poultry Society Medal

1869 New York State Poultry Society Medal obverse 1869 New York State Poultry Society Medal case

1869 bronze award medal, New York State Poultry Society, year of incorporation. Obverse at the rim reads "NEW YORK SATE POULTRY SOCIETY - INCORPORATED 1869, center with scene with several birds with a ribbon at the top saying "OMNE ANIMAL EX OVO". Reverse inside a wreath it reads "AWARDED - TO - HH Duyckinck, for Superior Bronze Turkeys - Dec '69". Contained in the original fitted gutta percha case, agricultural theme, damage to top and bottom corners on right side, medal 1 3/4" d, case 3 3/4" x 3 1/4"

1869 New York State Poultry Society Medal case inside

So how many Turkey medals do YOU own? Eagles get all the glory in numismatics, and it's rare to find a turkey image. I should save this one for next Thanksgiving, but it's too cool not to include. Check out the hi-res images online. There are even turkey eggs with hatchlings. -Editor

1869 New York State Poultry Society Medal closeup

To read the complete lot description, see:
Full Details for Lot 1065 (http://auctions.williambunchauctions.com/asp/fullcatalogue.asp?salelot=C170124+1065+)

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