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    The Mortimer Hammel Collection of 19th & 20th Century Foreign Gold Coins



    THE hammel COLLECTION As a friend of the late Mortimer Hammel for over forty years I felt both touched and honored when asked by the Stacks to prepare this brief commentary on the formation and nature of the splendid Hammel Collection of World Gold Coins Mr Hammel was born in New York City on October 28 1893 He died on September 10 1981 shortly before his eighty seventh birthday After graduating fro


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    The Mortimer Hammel Collection of 19th & 20th Century Foreign Gold Coins



    THE hammel COLLECTION As a friend of the late Mortimer Hammel for over forty years I felt both touched and honored when asked by the Stacks to prepare this brief commentary on the formation and nature of the splendid Hammel Collection of World Gold Coins Mr Hammel was born in New York City on October 28 1893 He died on September 10 1981 shortly before his eighty seventh birthday After graduating fro


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    The August 2011 Hong Kong Auction



    w imm mummi m 1919 0 ffe5ti9i6 MS A ftl938 j PA Illft p utlAHowlandWood M Sydney P NoeMfi icP fi MS A A Ag AAMA ti H Ati iEiu oi93oAAAS BA A3r Lffie A A7 tS AAB MS AA i98i7 A A A 0 Ati Mortimer hammel Born in 1893 in New York City Mortimer Hammel was a very driven individual who achieved success in a variety of fields throughout his life After joining the United States Army in 1916 he served in the Military Police Force while stationed in France Upon returning to America in 1919 he excelled in business allowing him to retire only 10 years later and begin extensive travel around the world w


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    Selections from the Collections of Gold, Silver, Copper Coins and Paper Money of Wesley A. Miller, Dr. Alfred R. Globus, and The Museum of Connecticut History



    N GOLD COINS German States HANDSOME 1740 HAMBURG DOUBLE DUCAT Lot No 268 268 HAMBURG Freie Hansestadt 2 Ducats 1740 IHL Oval city Arms Rv Imperial Eagle titles of Emperor Charles VI Fr 1119 Light crease Extremely Fine 1 500 2 000 269 20 Mark 1877 J City Arms Rv 2 KM 289 Splendid light frosty gold sharp strike Brilliant Uncirculated essentially choice 200 300 Ex Mortimer hammel Collection Stack s September 1982 lot 266 Lot No 270 270 10 Mark 1912 J Types as above Rv 3 KM 292 Deep mirror fields complement frosty devices Brilliant Proof 500 600 Ex Murray Swope Young Van Ormer Collections Bowers Mer ena Sept 1985 lot 3537 Lot No 271 271 HANNOVER George IV 1820 1830 2Vi Taler 1827 B Small laureate head 1 Rv Large fraction KM 130 Flashing


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    i Hl lil lASBE RC COLLECTION OF WOKLl CJOLl Ck lNS SESSION I 680 1868 5 000 reis Fr 153 Gomes 16 02 AU 55 NGC 8 84 grams 23 70 min Older head of Luis 1 to left legends around date below crowned draped arms denomination below Medium orange gold with some lustre remaining 5200 300 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 681 1869 5 000 reis Fr 153 Gomes 16 03 AU 55 NGC 8 84 grams 23 70 mm Types as above Medium gold with traces of lustre 5200 300 Purchased from Mortimer Hammel April 18 1945 682 1878 2 000 reis Fr 154 Gomes 14 10 AU 58 NGC 3 55 grams 19 60 mm Types as above Rich yellow gold with frosty motifs some scattered handling marks accentuated by the reflec tive fie


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Lustrous pale yellow gold with deeply toned highlights light old scratch in lower right obverse field 450 750 Purchased from Paramount International Coin June I I 1973 3183 3184 1794 FM 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 AU 55 NGC 13 51 grams 30 50 mm Types as above Lustrous deep gold and slightly reflective several thin scratches over date 750 1 250 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 1794 FM 2 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 45 AU 58 NGC 6 73 grams 23 30 mm Types as above A highly lustrous speci men with deep toning on both sides natural planchet fissure in obverse field before king s portrait Beautiful 300 500 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias herg Sr 1942 3180 1792 FM 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 EF 4


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    es hairlined from a Hght cleaning but stiU attractive 600 1 000 Purchased from Mortimer Flatmnel April 18 1945 3488 1782 MI 4 escudos Lima mint Fr 33 EF 40 NGC 13 42 grams 30 10 mm Types as above Medium yellow gold with some coppery toning at the rims lustre remains in areas thin pinscratch on shoulder an attractive example of this type 1 000 1 600 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3489 1783 MI 8 escudos Lima mint Fr 32 Calico Onza 708 MS 62 NGC 27 00 grams 37 40 mm Types as above Bright yel low gold with subtle toning and strong lustre a lovely Mint State coin with only trivial signs of handling 1 250 2 250 From thejolm H Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Eliasberg Sr 1942 3490 1785 MI 4 escudos Lima mint Fr 33 EF 40 NGC


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    Selections from the Collections of Gold, Silver, Copper Coins and Paper Money of Wesley A. Miller, Dr. Alfred R. Globus, and The Museum of Connecticut History



    N GOLD COINS German States HANDSOME 1740 HAMBURG DOUBLE DUCAT Lot No 268 268 HAMBURG Freie Hansestadt 2 Ducats 1740 IHL Oval city Arms Rv Imperial Eagle titles of Emperor Charles VI Fr 1119 Light crease Extremely Fine 1 500 2 000 269 20 Mark 1877 J City Arms Rv 2 KM 289 Splendid light frosty gold sharp strike Brilliant Uncirculated essentially choice 200 300 Ex Mortimer hammel Collection Stack s September 1982 lot 266 Lot No 270 270 10 Mark 1912 J Types as above Rv 3 KM 292 Deep mirror fields complement frosty devices Brilliant Proof 500 600 Ex Murray Swope Young Van Ormer Collections Bowers Mer ena Sept 1985 lot 3537 Lot No 271 271 HANNOVER George IV 1820 1830 2Vi Taler 1827 B Small laureate head 1 Rv Large fraction KM 130 Flashing


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

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    i Hl lil lASBE RC COLLECTION OF WOKLl CJOLl Ck lNS SESSION I 680 1868 5 000 reis Fr 153 Gomes 16 02 AU 55 NGC 8 84 grams 23 70 min Older head of Luis 1 to left legends around date below crowned draped arms denomination below Medium orange gold with some lustre remaining 5200 300 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 681 1869 5 000 reis Fr 153 Gomes 16 03 AU 55 NGC 8 84 grams 23 70 mm Types as above Medium gold with traces of lustre 5200 300 Purchased from Mortimer Hammel April 18 1945 682 1878 2 000 reis Fr 154 Gomes 14 10 AU 58 NGC 3 55 grams 19 60 mm Types as above Rich yellow gold with frosty motifs some scattered handling marks accentuated by the reflec tive fie


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Lustrous pale yellow gold with deeply toned highlights light old scratch in lower right obverse field 450 750 Purchased from Paramount International Coin June I I 1973 3183 3184 1794 FM 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 AU 55 NGC 13 51 grams 30 50 mm Types as above Lustrous deep gold and slightly reflective several thin scratches over date 750 1 250 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 1794 FM 2 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 45 AU 58 NGC 6 73 grams 23 30 mm Types as above A highly lustrous speci men with deep toning on both sides natural planchet fissure in obverse field before king s portrait Beautiful 300 500 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias herg Sr 1942 3180 1792 FM 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 EF 4


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    es hairlined from a Hght cleaning but stiU attractive 600 1 000 Purchased from Mortimer Flatmnel April 18 1945 3488 1782 MI 4 escudos Lima mint Fr 33 EF 40 NGC 13 42 grams 30 10 mm Types as above Medium yellow gold with some coppery toning at the rims lustre remains in areas thin pinscratch on shoulder an attractive example of this type 1 000 1 600 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3489 1783 MI 8 escudos Lima mint Fr 32 Calico Onza 708 MS 62 NGC 27 00 grams 37 40 mm Types as above Bright yel low gold with subtle toning and strong lustre a lovely Mint State coin with only trivial signs of handling 1 250 2 250 From thejolm H Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Eliasberg Sr 1942 3490 1785 MI 4 escudos Lima mint Fr 33 EF 40 NGC


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    Selections from the Collections of Gold, Silver, Copper Coins and Paper Money of Wesley A. Miller, Dr. Alfred R. Globus, and The Museum of Connecticut History



    N GOLD COINS German States HANDSOME 1740 HAMBURG DOUBLE DUCAT Lot No 268 268 HAMBURG Freie Hansestadt 2 Ducats 1740 IHL Oval city Arms Rv Imperial Eagle titles of Emperor Charles VI Fr 1119 Light crease Extremely Fine 1 500 2 000 269 20 Mark 1877 J City Arms Rv 2 KM 289 Splendid light frosty gold sharp strike Brilliant Uncirculated essentially choice 200 300 Ex Mortimer hammel Collection Stack s September 1982 lot 266 Lot No 270 270 10 Mark 1912 J Types as above Rv 3 KM 292 Deep mirror fields complement frosty devices Brilliant Proof 500 600 Ex Murray Swope Young Van Ormer Collections Bowers Mer ena Sept 1985 lot 3537 Lot No 271 271 HANNOVER George IV 1820 1830 2Vi Taler 1827 B Small laureate head 1 Rv Large fraction KM 130 Flashing


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    i Hl lil lASBE RC COLLECTION OF WOKLl CJOLl Ck lNS SESSION I 680 1868 5 000 reis Fr 153 Gomes 16 02 AU 55 NGC 8 84 grams 23 70 min Older head of Luis 1 to left legends around date below crowned draped arms denomination below Medium orange gold with some lustre remaining 5200 300 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 681 1869 5 000 reis Fr 153 Gomes 16 03 AU 55 NGC 8 84 grams 23 70 mm Types as above Medium gold with traces of lustre 5200 300 Purchased from Mortimer Hammel April 18 1945 682 1878 2 000 reis Fr 154 Gomes 14 10 AU 58 NGC 3 55 grams 19 60 mm Types as above Rich yellow gold with frosty motifs some scattered handling marks accentuated by the reflec tive fie


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Lustrous pale yellow gold with deeply toned highlights light old scratch in lower right obverse field 450 750 Purchased from Paramount International Coin June I I 1973 3183 3184 1794 FM 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 AU 55 NGC 13 51 grams 30 50 mm Types as above Lustrous deep gold and slightly reflective several thin scratches over date 750 1 250 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 1794 FM 2 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 45 AU 58 NGC 6 73 grams 23 30 mm Types as above A highly lustrous speci men with deep toning on both sides natural planchet fissure in obverse field before king s portrait Beautiful 300 500 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias herg Sr 1942 3180 1792 FM 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 EF 4


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    es hairlined from a Hght cleaning but stiU attractive 600 1 000 Purchased from Mortimer Flatmnel April 18 1945 3488 1782 MI 4 escudos Lima mint Fr 33 EF 40 NGC 13 42 grams 30 10 mm Types as above Medium yellow gold with some coppery toning at the rims lustre remains in areas thin pinscratch on shoulder an attractive example of this type 1 000 1 600 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3489 1783 MI 8 escudos Lima mint Fr 32 Calico Onza 708 MS 62 NGC 27 00 grams 37 40 mm Types as above Bright yel low gold with subtle toning and strong lustre a lovely Mint State coin with only trivial signs of handling 1 250 2 250 From thejolm H Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Eliasberg Sr 1942 3490 1785 MI 4 escudos Lima mint Fr 33 EF 40 NGC


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    Mortimer Hammel Correspondence, 1947-1950

    /1947 [Coins South American Coins Central American Coins American Hammel Mortimer]

    Mortimer hammel Correspondence 1947 1950 Eric P Newman Correspondence Hammel Mortimer Correspondence between Eric Newman and Mortimer Hammel on trading coins and research on American South American and Central American coins


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    Mortimer Hammel Correspondence, 1947-1950

    /1947 [Coins South American Coins Central American Coins American Hammel Mortimer]

    Mortimer hammel Correspondence 1947 1950 Eric P Newman Correspondence Hammel Mortimer Correspondence between Eric Newman and Mortimer Hammel on trading coins and research on American South American and Central American coins


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    G ERMAN GOLD COIN S GERMANY CHOICE 1875 PROOF 20 MARK Lot No 960 960 ANHALT Friedrich I 1871 1904 20 Mark 1875 A Fr l Y 2 J 179 Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 750 2 250 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 237 September 1982 961 20 Mark 1875 A Another The obverse cleaned the reverse frosty Extremely Fine About Uncirculated 750 1 000 RARE 20 MARK OF 1901 962 20 Mark 1901 A Older head without curls Issued for the 70th birthday of the Duke Fr 2 Y 6 J 181 Only 200 pieces struck A couple of faint copper stains on obverse Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS RARE PROOF 10 MARK OF 1901 No 995 10 Mark 1901 A Fr 57 Y 94 J 223 Only 200 pieces struck as with the 20 Mark Faint marks in the field Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 500 2 000 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 290 September 1982 SUPERB PROOF 10 MARK OF 1905 996 MECKLENBURG STRELITZ Adolf Friedrich V 1904 1914 10 Mark 1905 A Fr 63 Y 104 J 239 Very rare A lovely specimen in deep yellow gold Bril liant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 3 000 4 000 Ex Stack s Hammel Collection Sale lot 296 September 1982 ATTRACTIVE LAMB 2 DUCATS 997 NURNBERG Round 2 Ducats 1700 Obv Arms R


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS 1003 10 Mark 1873 A Fr 71 Y 114 J 212 The faintest friction in the field and two tiny obverse copper stains Brilliant Proof 500 750 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 299 September 1982 1004 Friedrich III 1888 10 Mark 1888 A Fr 81 Y 118 J 247 A popular coin from this short reign in the Dreikaiserjahr Tiny obverse hairlines Choice Bril liant Proof 350 500 Ex Stack s Hammel Collection Sale lot 304 September 1982 1005 Wilhelm II 1888 1918 20 Mark 1888 A Small eagle Fr 82 Y 124 J 250 The rarer date of this two year


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    above Medium gold faint obverse scratches across bust traces of lustre SI 000 1 500 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Eliasberg Sr 1942 1035 1800 PP 4 escudos Potosi mint Fr 15 VF 20 NGC 13 39 grams 29 90 mm Types as above Medium gold with deep orange highlights scattered hairlines good eye appeal for the grade S450 750 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 1033 1796 PP 8 escudos Potosi mint Fr 14 Calico Onza 1095 AU 55 NGC 26 98 grams 37 80 mm Types as above Bright and lustrous yellow gold with some reflectivity in the recessed ar eas many scattered contact marks on obverse reverse appears choice 700 1 200 B Ma x Mehl described this coin as E x fine the reverse is Unc a pretty accurate description From B Ma


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Types as above Medium orange gold some handling marks 90 150 Rare 1873 Proof 100 Piastres Abdul Aziz 2334 1277 AH 1861 100 piastres Year 13 1873 Fr 25 KM 696 PR 67 NGC 7 24 grams 22 50 mm Types as above Rich orange yellow gold with reflective surfaces and wire rims Nearly pristine an exceptional specimen and very rare Per haps unique 800 1 500 Purchased from Mortimer hammel May 1945 2335 1293 AH 1876 5 pounds de Luxe Year 29 1904 Fr 44 KM 746 AU details NCS 34 90 grams 50 20 mm Military tro phies at center design around legends design around Mount removed at 1 2 00 Surfaces lightly cleaned but far nicer than typi cal jewelry quality Most specimens of this special presentation type have been mounted and this one retains excellent visual appe


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    ri 11 Hi iAsiu iu Ccm lection of World Gold Coins Session IV 3102 1739 ME 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 9 EF details NCS 13 46 grams 30 50 mm Types as above Cleaned some time ago and tiow retoning to deep gold and orange scattered light marks some lustre an appealing specimen 1 000 2 000 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 1945 3103 1740 39 MF 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 9 EF details NCS 13 40 grams 29 80 mm Types as above Once mounted at 3 00 and 9 00 on reverse legends in those areas retooled Pale yel low gold bright from jewelry use but still appealing 750 1 250 Purchased from Mortimer Hammel April 1945 3104 1741 MF 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 8 Calico Onza 437 MS 62 NGC 27


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    1 I ih l i iASHi k C oi I ixri ion of W i i i oi d C oins Si ssk n IV 3203 1802 FT 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 VF details NCS 13 41 grams 30 60 mm Types as above Medium gold lightly cleaned long ago 250 400 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3204 1804 TFI 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 43 Calico Onza 1040 AU 58 NGC 27 00 grams 37 10 mm Types as above Warm medium gold with attractive peripheral toning a few faint obverse hairlines 600 1 000 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias bcrpi Sr 1942 3205 1804 3 TH 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 AU 55 NGC 13 50 grams 30


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

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    Tuf Li lAsiiHRc Collection c if Woilld Gold Coins Session IV American Numismalic Karilils 3238 1816 JJ 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 54 VF 35 NGC 13 50 grams 2 98 mm Types as above Warm medium gold with subtle toning 400 700 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3235 1815 4 JJ 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 52 Calico Onza 1262 MS 62 NGC 27 06 grams 37 20 mm Types as above Attractive medium gold surfaces display strong lustre and a gener ous degree of prooflike reflectivity as well as a bold and crisp strike quite a lovely coin overall 1 000 1 700 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias berg S


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    The Mortimer Hammel Collection of 19th & 20th Century Foreign Gold Coins



    last year of the type A scarce date The faintest flush of toning About Uncirculated and choice NEWFOUNDLAND 665 Queen Victoria 1837 1901 2 Dollars 1865 Obv Young laureate head of the Queen 1 Rv Value and date in beaded circle TWO HUNDRED CENTS around above ONE HUNDRED PENCE around below Fr 1 Y 6 the first year of issue An attractive specimen Brilliant Uncirculat ed THE hammel LATIN AMERICAN COINS The 256 Latin American coins described on the following pages represent one of the outstanding sections of the Hammel Collection They provide an almost complete group of all the available pieces issued by the new States that replaced the Spanish Empire The transition from the old to the new sometimes appears abrupt except in the case of Brazil The Brazilians did not have t


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    G ERMAN GOLD COIN S GERMANY CHOICE 1875 PROOF 20 MARK Lot No 960 960 ANHALT Friedrich I 1871 1904 20 Mark 1875 A Fr l Y 2 J 179 Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 750 2 250 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 237 September 1982 961 20 Mark 1875 A Another The obverse cleaned the reverse frosty Extremely Fine About Uncirculated 750 1 000 RARE 20 MARK OF 1901 962 20 Mark 1901 A Older head without curls Issued for the 70th birthday of the Duke Fr 2 Y 6 J 181 Only 200 pieces struck A couple of faint copper stains on obverse Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS RARE PROOF 10 MARK OF 1901 No 995 10 Mark 1901 A Fr 57 Y 94 J 223 Only 200 pieces struck as with the 20 Mark Faint marks in the field Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 500 2 000 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 290 September 1982 SUPERB PROOF 10 MARK OF 1905 996 MECKLENBURG STRELITZ Adolf Friedrich V 1904 1914 10 Mark 1905 A Fr 63 Y 104 J 239 Very rare A lovely specimen in deep yellow gold Bril liant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 3 000 4 000 Ex Stack s Hammel Collection Sale lot 296 September 1982 ATTRACTIVE LAMB 2 DUCATS 997 NURNBERG Round 2 Ducats 1700 Obv Arms R


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS 1003 10 Mark 1873 A Fr 71 Y 114 J 212 The faintest friction in the field and two tiny obverse copper stains Brilliant Proof 500 750 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 299 September 1982 1004 Friedrich III 1888 10 Mark 1888 A Fr 81 Y 118 J 247 A popular coin from this short reign in the Dreikaiserjahr Tiny obverse hairlines Choice Bril liant Proof 350 500 Ex Stack s Hammel Collection Sale lot 304 September 1982 1005 Wilhelm II 1888 1918 20 Mark 1888 A Small eagle Fr 82 Y 124 J 250 The rarer date of this two year


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    above Medium gold faint obverse scratches across bust traces of lustre SI 000 1 500 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Eliasberg Sr 1942 1035 1800 PP 4 escudos Potosi mint Fr 15 VF 20 NGC 13 39 grams 29 90 mm Types as above Medium gold with deep orange highlights scattered hairlines good eye appeal for the grade S450 750 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 1033 1796 PP 8 escudos Potosi mint Fr 14 Calico Onza 1095 AU 55 NGC 26 98 grams 37 80 mm Types as above Bright and lustrous yellow gold with some reflectivity in the recessed ar eas many scattered contact marks on obverse reverse appears choice 700 1 200 B Ma x Mehl described this coin as E x fine the reverse is Unc a pretty accurate description From B Ma


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Types as above Medium orange gold some handling marks 90 150 Rare 1873 Proof 100 Piastres Abdul Aziz 2334 1277 AH 1861 100 piastres Year 13 1873 Fr 25 KM 696 PR 67 NGC 7 24 grams 22 50 mm Types as above Rich orange yellow gold with reflective surfaces and wire rims Nearly pristine an exceptional specimen and very rare Per haps unique 800 1 500 Purchased from Mortimer hammel May 1945 2335 1293 AH 1876 5 pounds de Luxe Year 29 1904 Fr 44 KM 746 AU details NCS 34 90 grams 50 20 mm Military tro phies at center design around legends design around Mount removed at 1 2 00 Surfaces lightly cleaned but far nicer than typi cal jewelry quality Most specimens of this special presentation type have been mounted and this one retains excellent visual appe


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    ri 11 Hi iAsiu iu Ccm lection of World Gold Coins Session IV 3102 1739 ME 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 9 EF details NCS 13 46 grams 30 50 mm Types as above Cleaned some time ago and tiow retoning to deep gold and orange scattered light marks some lustre an appealing specimen 1 000 2 000 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 1945 3103 1740 39 MF 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 9 EF details NCS 13 40 grams 29 80 mm Types as above Once mounted at 3 00 and 9 00 on reverse legends in those areas retooled Pale yel low gold bright from jewelry use but still appealing 750 1 250 Purchased from Mortimer Hammel April 1945 3104 1741 MF 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 8 Calico Onza 437 MS 62 NGC 27


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    1 I ih l i iASHi k C oi I ixri ion of W i i i oi d C oins Si ssk n IV 3203 1802 FT 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 VF details NCS 13 41 grams 30 60 mm Types as above Medium gold lightly cleaned long ago 250 400 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3204 1804 TFI 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 43 Calico Onza 1040 AU 58 NGC 27 00 grams 37 10 mm Types as above Warm medium gold with attractive peripheral toning a few faint obverse hairlines 600 1 000 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias bcrpi Sr 1942 3205 1804 3 TH 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 AU 55 NGC 13 50 grams 30


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Tuf Li lAsiiHRc Collection c if Woilld Gold Coins Session IV American Numismalic Karilils 3238 1816 JJ 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 54 VF 35 NGC 13 50 grams 2 98 mm Types as above Warm medium gold with subtle toning 400 700 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3235 1815 4 JJ 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 52 Calico Onza 1262 MS 62 NGC 27 06 grams 37 20 mm Types as above Attractive medium gold surfaces display strong lustre and a gener ous degree of prooflike reflectivity as well as a bold and crisp strike quite a lovely coin overall 1 000 1 700 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias berg S


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    Mortimer Hammel Correspondence, 1947-1950

    /1947 [Coins South American Coins Central American Coins American Hammel Mortimer]

    Mortimer hammel Correspondence 1947 1950 Eric P Newman Correspondence Hammel Mortimer Correspondence between Eric Newman and Mortimer Hammel on trading coins and research on American South American and Central American coins


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    The Mortimer Hammel Collection of 19th & 20th Century Foreign Gold Coins



    last year of the type A scarce date The faintest flush of toning About Uncirculated and choice NEWFOUNDLAND 665 Queen Victoria 1837 1901 2 Dollars 1865 Obv Young laureate head of the Queen 1 Rv Value and date in beaded circle TWO HUNDRED CENTS around above ONE HUNDRED PENCE around below Fr 1 Y 6 the first year of issue An attractive specimen Brilliant Uncirculat ed THE hammel LATIN AMERICAN COINS The 256 Latin American coins described on the following pages represent one of the outstanding sections of the Hammel Collection They provide an almost complete group of all the available pieces issued by the new States that replaced the Spanish Empire The transition from the old to the new sometimes appears abrupt except in the case of Brazil The Brazilians did not have t


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    G ERMAN GOLD COIN S GERMANY CHOICE 1875 PROOF 20 MARK Lot No 960 960 ANHALT Friedrich I 1871 1904 20 Mark 1875 A Fr l Y 2 J 179 Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 750 2 250 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 237 September 1982 961 20 Mark 1875 A Another The obverse cleaned the reverse frosty Extremely Fine About Uncirculated 750 1 000 RARE 20 MARK OF 1901 962 20 Mark 1901 A Older head without curls Issued for the 70th birthday of the Duke Fr 2 Y 6 J 181 Only 200 pieces struck A couple of faint copper stains on obverse Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS RARE PROOF 10 MARK OF 1901 No 995 10 Mark 1901 A Fr 57 Y 94 J 223 Only 200 pieces struck as with the 20 Mark Faint marks in the field Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 500 2 000 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 290 September 1982 SUPERB PROOF 10 MARK OF 1905 996 MECKLENBURG STRELITZ Adolf Friedrich V 1904 1914 10 Mark 1905 A Fr 63 Y 104 J 239 Very rare A lovely specimen in deep yellow gold Bril liant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 3 000 4 000 Ex Stack s Hammel Collection Sale lot 296 September 1982 ATTRACTIVE LAMB 2 DUCATS 997 NURNBERG Round 2 Ducats 1700 Obv Arms R


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS 1003 10 Mark 1873 A Fr 71 Y 114 J 212 The faintest friction in the field and two tiny obverse copper stains Brilliant Proof 500 750 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 299 September 1982 1004 Friedrich III 1888 10 Mark 1888 A Fr 81 Y 118 J 247 A popular coin from this short reign in the Dreikaiserjahr Tiny obverse hairlines Choice Bril liant Proof 350 500 Ex Stack s Hammel Collection Sale lot 304 September 1982 1005 Wilhelm II 1888 1918 20 Mark 1888 A Small eagle Fr 82 Y 124 J 250 The rarer date of this two year


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    above Medium gold faint obverse scratches across bust traces of lustre SI 000 1 500 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Eliasberg Sr 1942 1035 1800 PP 4 escudos Potosi mint Fr 15 VF 20 NGC 13 39 grams 29 90 mm Types as above Medium gold with deep orange highlights scattered hairlines good eye appeal for the grade S450 750 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 1033 1796 PP 8 escudos Potosi mint Fr 14 Calico Onza 1095 AU 55 NGC 26 98 grams 37 80 mm Types as above Bright and lustrous yellow gold with some reflectivity in the recessed ar eas many scattered contact marks on obverse reverse appears choice 700 1 200 B Ma x Mehl described this coin as E x fine the reverse is Unc a pretty accurate description From B Ma


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Types as above Medium orange gold some handling marks 90 150 Rare 1873 Proof 100 Piastres Abdul Aziz 2334 1277 AH 1861 100 piastres Year 13 1873 Fr 25 KM 696 PR 67 NGC 7 24 grams 22 50 mm Types as above Rich orange yellow gold with reflective surfaces and wire rims Nearly pristine an exceptional specimen and very rare Per haps unique 800 1 500 Purchased from Mortimer hammel May 1945 2335 1293 AH 1876 5 pounds de Luxe Year 29 1904 Fr 44 KM 746 AU details NCS 34 90 grams 50 20 mm Military tro phies at center design around legends design around Mount removed at 1 2 00 Surfaces lightly cleaned but far nicer than typi cal jewelry quality Most specimens of this special presentation type have been mounted and this one retains excellent visual appe


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    ri 11 Hi iAsiu iu Ccm lection of World Gold Coins Session IV 3102 1739 ME 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 9 EF details NCS 13 46 grams 30 50 mm Types as above Cleaned some time ago and tiow retoning to deep gold and orange scattered light marks some lustre an appealing specimen 1 000 2 000 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 1945 3103 1740 39 MF 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 9 EF details NCS 13 40 grams 29 80 mm Types as above Once mounted at 3 00 and 9 00 on reverse legends in those areas retooled Pale yel low gold bright from jewelry use but still appealing 750 1 250 Purchased from Mortimer Hammel April 1945 3104 1741 MF 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 8 Calico Onza 437 MS 62 NGC 27


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    1 I ih l i iASHi k C oi I ixri ion of W i i i oi d C oins Si ssk n IV 3203 1802 FT 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 VF details NCS 13 41 grams 30 60 mm Types as above Medium gold lightly cleaned long ago 250 400 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3204 1804 TFI 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 43 Calico Onza 1040 AU 58 NGC 27 00 grams 37 10 mm Types as above Warm medium gold with attractive peripheral toning a few faint obverse hairlines 600 1 000 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias bcrpi Sr 1942 3205 1804 3 TH 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 44 AU 55 NGC 13 50 grams 30


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    The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Tuf Li lAsiiHRc Collection c if Woilld Gold Coins Session IV American Numismalic Karilils 3238 1816 JJ 4 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 54 VF 35 NGC 13 50 grams 2 98 mm Types as above Warm medium gold with subtle toning 400 700 Purchased from Mortimer hammel April 18 1945 3235 1815 4 JJ 8 escudos Mexico City mint Fr 52 Calico Onza 1262 MS 62 NGC 27 06 grams 37 20 mm Types as above Attractive medium gold surfaces display strong lustre and a gener ous degree of prooflike reflectivity as well as a bold and crisp strike quite a lovely coin overall 1 000 1 700 From the John FI Clapp Collection Clapp estate to Louis E Elias berg S


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    The Bankers Magazine [vol. 59]

    /1899

    lles Woodford Bank capital 30 000 WicKLiPPB Farmers Bank of Ballard Ck PicSm Frank Billington Cas B F Burton MARYLAND Berlin Exchange and Savings Bank capi tal 26 000 Pres Clayton J PumeU Cas John D Henry La Plata Southern Maryland Savings Bank capital 26 000 Pres A Posey Cas J H Howard MICHIGAN Detroit H H Sanger A Co Gladstone Bank of D hammel A Son capital 6 600 Pres David Hammel Cas W F HammeL Montrose Montrose Bank F N Selby A Co West Branch Ogemaw County Bank Pres W H Carson Cas Samuel Mo Geachy Weston B B Lee MINNESOTA Alpha Bank of Alpha capital 6 000 Pres 5eo R Moore Cas Charles F Albertus Butterfield Bank of Butterfield Cas J O Lysne Hoffman State Bank capital


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    Mortimer Hammel Correspondence, 1947-1950

    /1947 [Coins South American Coins Central American Coins American Hammel Mortimer]

    Mortimer hammel Correspondence 1947 1950 Eric P Newman Correspondence Hammel Mortimer Correspondence between Eric Newman and Mortimer Hammel on trading coins and research on American South American and Central American coins


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    Mortimer Hammel Correspondence, 1947-1950

    /1947 [Coins South American Coins Central American Coins American Hammel Mortimer]

    October 20 1948 Mr Mortimer hammel 414 Veet 44th Street New York 18 New York Dear Mr Hammel t I owe you a sincere apology for not answering your letter of December 19 1947 It was sent to the St Louis Stamp A Coin Company and ended up in one of their files I did howewer eee it before it concealed Itself and so I hare no exouaet I understand we are both friends of Judge Frankenthaler and are cheering for him in the coming


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    Mortimer Hammel Correspondence, 1947-1950

    /1947 [Coins South American Coins Central American Coins American Hammel Mortimer]

    October 20 1948 Mr Mortimer hammel 414 Veet 44th Street New York 18 New York Dear Mr Hammel t I owe you a sincere apology for not answering your letter of December 19 1947 It was sent to the St Louis Stamp A Coin Company and ended up in one of their files I did howewer eee it before it concealed Itself and so I hare no exouaet I understand we are both friends of Judge Frankenthaler and are cheering for him in the coming


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    The Greater New York Numismatic Convention Sale of United States, Ancient & Foreign Coins



    EUROPEAN GOLD COINS GERMANY Lot No 400 Estimate 400 BRUNSWICK WOLFENBUTTEL Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand 1780 1806 10 Taler 1805 Brunswick mint Obv Crowned shield with garlands Rv Denomination date below Fr 780 Divo Schramm 37d About Uncirculated and most attractive Ex Stack s Mortimer hammel Collection September 1982 Lot 125 1 200 00 Lot No 401 401 Karl II 1815 1830 Third Coinage Period Karl II as indepen dent Duke 10 Taler 1825 Obv Crowned shield with gar lands Rv Denomination date below Fr 790 Divo Schramm 51 A few faint copper spots Extremely Fine and a splendid example Ex Stack s Mortimer Hammel Collection Lot 135 1 200 00 Lot No 402 402 FRANKFURT


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    Stack's 50th Anniversary Sale: The Zurich Collection of Foreign Gold & Silver and English Gold & Silver Coins



    GERMAN GOLD COINS RARE 1901 LUBECK 10 MARK No 989 LUBECK Free City 10 Mark 1901 A Small City Arms Fr 50 Y 88 J 227 Only 200 pieces struck Choice Brilliant Proof SEE COLOR PLATE 1 000 1 500 Ex Stack s hammel Collection Sale lot 238 September 1982 CHOICE AND RARE 1905 10 MARK 990 10 Mark 1905 A Large City Arms Fr 51 Y 88a J 228 Rare Choice Brilliant Proof An exceptional specimen SEE COLOR PLATE 1 250 1 750 991 10 Mark 1905 A Another as last Brilliant Proof and very nearly the equal of the preceding coin 1 000 1 500 992 MECKLENBURG SCHWERIN Friedrich Franz III 1883 1897 10 Mark


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