A little success at Heritage Sale

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by panzerman, Jan 23, 2021.

  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    All is not lost/ got this....
    From my favorite Century 1600-99AD/ has a lot of "Ancient" themes.
    AV Quadrupla dated MDCXXVI Parma Mint
    Odoardo Farnese Duke of Piacenza
    obv: Duke in Ruffled Collar (man it must have been awfull to have to dress like that)
    rev: She Wolf
    One of the nicest examples. lf (47).jpg lf (48).jpg
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  3. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    Man, that wolf is cool! Very nice coin!
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  4. Sulla80

    Sulla80 one coin at a time Supporter

    starched ruffles must have been a pain to put on every morning....amazing coin, congrats.
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  5. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Nice design on both obverse and reverse. Congrats on your pickup.
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  6. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Now, that's the kind of wolf that would fit quite well in my Lupa Romana tray....

    I thought you already have at least one of those, @panzerman, do you really need them all ?

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  7. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Thank you Q....
    But....the other one was a postumus issue for
    Alessandro Farnese (Duke of Parma) struck under his son/ Ranuccio Farnese lf (1).jpg lf (2).jpg
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  8. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Well-Known Member

    John, That's a beautiful looking "hefty" gold coin :D! It's nice to see you posting coins other than the miniatures you've been acquiring lately :smuggrin:.
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  9. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    I think there is also a 6 Doppie d'oro. that one is unaffordable/ only for " big shots"/ Doctors/ Lawyers/ Dentists/ Politicians;)
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  10. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Al/ thanks!
    However, I do have over 100 biggies/ 34g. + coins.
    My Uganda AV 1000 Schillings= 140g.
    Biafra AV 25 Pounds= 90g......However, no 100 Dukaten:( 1163595.jpg image30406.jpg
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  11. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Yeah, that's the one !
    Excellent coin too. I'll take both, thanks :D

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  12. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    Amazing coin. Want a good laugh ? I usually only bring out my 17th century Krause world coin catalog to research your new gold coins. lol Yours is in there.
    (Italian States)Italy/Piacenza FR#917.2 , 2 DOPPIE denomination, Weight: 14g. , .986 gold... high purity of gold. Funny that my grades/values only go up to XF grade $4,250.00 wow....is your coin worth $10,000 then ? Thanks for sharing it with us. Such a beautiful design.
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2021
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  13. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    I remember my mother praying to a portrait of Pope Pius when I was a boy panzerman. Thanks for the posts, very nice indeed.
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  14. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Enrich the soldiers...ignore all others

  15. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Friedberg lists it as $
    Not many are known better then EF. I saw one in Varesi spl. grade sell for 8K euros. Seems every coin these days is over K euros:(
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  16. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    8K euros = U.S. dollars ?
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  17. kountryken

    kountryken Active Member

    Very nice coin. Congratulations on winning it. I'm sure it will feel right at home in your amazing collection!
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  18. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    10K US/ do not ask how much in our crummy money (Canadian Dollars) =16K:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(
    If I where still living in Germany/ I could buy twice as many coins......
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  19. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    I like Canadian half dollars from 1937-1968. ;) and the caribou quarters from 1937-1968 + silver cameo proof versions. What part of Germany did you live in ?
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  20. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    We finally elected a "German" Pope aka/ "God's Rottweiler" aptly named since Rotties are mostly named after Gods.Still have no idea why Benedict retired. Here is my "Loki" ddf6e0fb821e33b32c3b03e137474642.jpg
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    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

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