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Ancient Silver Coins Under $100

On this page we list every silver coin in the shop priced under $100. If you are a serious bargain hunter, change the sort order using the options on the upper right side of the page to arrange the coins from lowest price to highest.

German States, Brandenburg, Friedrich II, 1440 - 1470

|Germany|, |German| |States,| |Brandenburg,| |Friedrich| |II,| |1440| |-| |1470||Hohlpfennig| |Bracteate|
Frederick II of Brandenburg was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg from 1440 until his abdication in 1470, and was a member of the House of Hohenzollern.
ME89076. Silver Hohlpfennig Bracteate, Bahrfeldt 16g, Tewes H52a, VF, toned, tiny edge splits, light deposits, weight 0.379 g, maximum diameter 16.8 mm, Berlin mint, 1440 - 1470; obverse helmet with crest of six feathers top and three feathers at the back, within rayed border; reverse incuse of obverse; ex Mnzenhandlung Manfred Olding (Osnabrck, Germany); $100.00 (104.00)

German States, Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg, Arnold von Solms, 1286 - 1296 A.D.

|Germany|, |German| |States,| |Prince-Bishopric| |of| |Bamberg,| |Arnold| |von| |Solms,| |1286| |-| |1296| |A.D.||bracteate| |pfennig|
Bamberg is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany, laid out over seven hills where the Regnitz and Main rivers meet. The town dates back to the 9th century, when its name was derived from the nearby Babenberch castle. Its old town preserves structures from the 11th to 19th centuries including the muraled Altes Rathaus (town hall), which occupies an island in the Regnitz reached by arched bridges. The Romanesque Bamberg Cathedral, begun in the 11th century, features four towers and numerous stone carvings. Cited as one of Germany's most beautiful town, with medieval streets and Europe's largest intact old city wall, the old town of Bamberg has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.
ME92099. Silver bracteate pfennig, Krug Bamberg 87, VF, toning, uneven strike with unstruck area, weight 17.43 g, maximum diameter 0.434 mm, die axis 0o, Bamberg mint, 1286 - 1296 A.D.; obverse eight point rosette or star within linear circle, surrounded by four alternating crescents and crosses with pellets between them; reverse incuse of the obverse; $100.00 (104.00)

German States, Prince-Bishopric of Constance, Eberhard II von Waldburg Thann, 1248 - 1274

|Germany|, |German| |States,| |Prince-Bishopric| |of| |Constance,| |Eberhard| |II| |von| |Waldburg| |Thann,| |1248| |-| |1274||bracteate|
The Prince-Bishopric of Constance was a small ecclesiastical principality of the Holy Roman Empire from the mid12th century until its secularization in 18021803. In his dual capacity as prince and as bishop, the prince-bishop was also in charge of the considerably larger Roman Catholic Diocese of Konstanz.
ME92777. Silver bracteate, Klein-Ulmer CC 42, Berger 2496, Cahn Ko 67a, VF, edge split, weight 0.381 g, maximum diameter 19.8 mm, die axis 0o, 1250 - 1270; obverse two crossed croziers, flower above, crescent horns down below; reverse incuse of the obverse; ex Pater Mnzen & Medaillen (Ense, Germany); $95.00 (98.80)

German States, Brandenburg-Preussen, Otto IV With The Arrow, 1266 - 1308 A.D.

|Germany|, |German| |States,| |Brandenburg-Preussen,| |Otto| |IV| |With| |The| |Arrow,| |1266| |-| |1308| |A.D.||pfennig|
After his father died in 1266, Otto IV ruled Brandenburg-Stendal jointly with his older brother John II and his younger brother Conrad I. Otto IV emerged as the most prominent of the three. Stendal is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. During a fight in Stafurt in 1280, Otto was hit by an arrow. Allegedly, he lived for a year or more with an arrow sticking out of his head, hence his nickname. It is not quite clear how long he walked around like that; one tradition says "for some time", another says "for many years." There are no written sources to resolve this.
ME91991. Silver pfennig, Bahrfeldt 199, Dannenberg 58, aVF, broad flan, dark toning, areas of weak strike, light corrosion, weight 0.662 g, maximum diameter 17.2 mm, die axis 0o, Stendal mint, c. 1295 A.D.; obverse margrave seated facing, sword upright in right hand, flag in left hand; reverse ST-EN-DA-LE, voided long cross with equal length arms, annulet in each angle, inner border and legend divided by cross; ex Mnzhandel Knopic (Eckartsberga); $100.00 SALE PRICE $90.00 ON RESERVE

German States, Archbishopric of Magdeburg, Wilbrand of Kfernburg, 1235 - 1254

|Germany|, |German| |States,| |Archbishopric| |of| |Magdeburg,| |Wilbrand| |of| |Kfernburg,| |1235| |-| |1254||bracteate|
Albert I was Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1205 until his death. Magdeburg is the capital and second-largest city of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, on the Elbe River. Otto I, the first Holy Roman Emperor and founder of the archbishopric of Magdeburg,
ME92174. Silver bracteate, Bonhoff 719, VF, toned, weight 0.679 g, maximum diameter 18.8 mm, die axis 0o, Magdeburg mint, 1235 - 1254; obverse full length figure of St. Moritz standing facing, nimbate and wearing armor, spear upright in right hand, banner in left hand; reverse incuse of the obverse; ex Mnzenhandlung Manfred Olding (Osnabrck, Germany); $90.00 (93.60)

Duchy of Austria, Leopold VI, 1195 - 1230

|Austria|, |Duchy| |of| |Austria,| |Leopold| |VI,| |1195| |-| |1230||pfennig|
ME92178. Silver pfennig, CNA I D3, Luschin 303, VF, light toning, double struck, weight 0.671 g, maximum diameter 16.2 mm, Graz mint, c. 1220 - 1230; obverse bridge with two towers, deer head facing with rosette above between the towers, double border; reverse lion right, double border with annulets between them; ex Mnzhndel Knopik (Eckartsberga, Germany); $90.00 (93.60)

Austrian States, Duchy of Carinthiam, Bernhard II von Spanheim, 1202 - 1256

|Austria|, |Austrian| |States,| |Duchy| |of| |Carinthiam,| |Bernhard| |II| |von| |Spanheim,| |1202| |-| |1256||pfennig|
Bernhard von Spanheim was Duke of Carinthia for 54 years. He was a patron of chivalry and minnesang, a tradition of lyric and song writing with love as the main subject. Bernhard's reign marked the emergence of the Carinthian duchy as an effective territorial state.
ME92143. Silver pfennig, CNA I Cb12, Luschin 199, gVF, toned, uneven strike with some areas weak, tight flan, weight 0.645 g, maximum diameter 15.7 mm, die axis 90o, St. Veit (Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria) mint, c. 1204 - 1208; obverse + DVX CARINTHIE (off flan), helmeted and armored half-length bust of duke facing, head right, cross scepter in right hand, struck over quadratum supercusum; reverse SANT - VEIT, head of St. Vitus facing, wearing ornate hat; ex Mnzenhandlung W. Rittig (Schwelm, Germany); $100.00 SALE PRICE $90.00 ON RESERVE

Kingdom of Persis, Napad (Kapat), 1st Century A.D.

|Kingdom| |of| |Persis|, |Kingdom| |of| |Persis,| |Napad| |(Kapat),| |1st| |Century| |A.D.||obol|
The early kings of Persis were tributaries to the Seleucid rulers, until c. 140 B.C., when the Parthians conquered the region, according to Strabo. The Parthian Empire then took control of Persis under Arsacid king Mithridates I (c. 171 - 138 B.C.), but visibly allowed local rulers to remain, and permitted the emission of coinage bearing the title of Mlk ("King"). The last King of Persis, Artaxerxes V, defeated the Parthians and founded the Sassanian Empire.
GS98454. Silver obol, Klose-Mseler 4/50a; Alram IP 614 var. (tiara ornaments); BMC Arabia 236, 31 var. (same); Sunrise 642 var. (same); Tyler-Smith 199 var. (same), Choice VF, dark toning, well centered, weight 0.440 g, maximum diameter 9.3 mm, die axis 45o, Persepolis (Fars Province, Iran) mint, 1st century A.D.; obverse bust of king wearing Parthian style tiara left, pellet within two rows of pellets, two ties; reverse diademed bust of king left, Aramaic legend around, all in a shallow round incuse; from the Michael Arslan Collection; $90.00 (93.60)

Great Britain, William IV, 26 June 1830 - 20 June 1837

|United| |Kingdom|, |Great| |Britain,| |William| |IV,| |26| |June| |1830| |-| |20| |June| |1837||three-halfpence|
William IV was the third son of George III and younger brother and successor to George IV, he was the last king and penultimate monarch of Britain's House of Hanover. He was nicknamed the "Sailor King" because he served in the Royal Navy in his youth. He served in North America and the Caribbean. Since his two older brothers died without leaving legitimate issue, he inherited the throne at 64 years old. His reign saw reforms: the poor law was updated, child labor restricted, slavery abolished in nearly all the Empire, and the electoral system was reformed. Although William did not engage in politics as much as his brother or his father, he was the last monarch to appoint a prime minister contrary to the will of Parliament. He granted his German kingdom a short-lived liberal constitution. At the time of his death, William had no surviving legitimate children, but he was survived by eight of the ten illegitimate children he had by the actress Dorothea Jordan, with whom he cohabited for twenty years. William was succeeded in the United Kingdom by his niece, Victoria, and in Hanover by his brother, Ernest Augustus.
UK98545. Silver three-halfpence, SCBC 3839, SCWC KM 719, aVF, light marks, scratches, weight 0.712 g, maximum diameter 12.3 mm, die axis 180o, London mint, 1834; obverse GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D: (William IV, by the grace of God, King of the British territories, Defender of the Faith), bare head right; reverse crowned denomination 1 1/2, 1834 below, within oak wreath; $90.00 (93.60)

Gallic Tribes, Volcae-Arecomici, Nimes Area, Gaul, c. 120 - 49 B.C., Imitating Massalia

|Gaul|, |Gallic| |Tribes,| |Volcae-Arecomici,| |Nimes| |Area,| |Gaul,| |c.| |120| |-| |49| |B.C.,| |Imitating| |Massalia||obol|
Lighter cruder specimens of this head of Apollo / wheel type, have traditionally been identified as very late obols struck at Massalia. More recent research indicates finds are overwhelmingly centered in an area west of Massalia. They were almost certainly struck by the Volcae Arecomici, a Gallic tribe dwelling between the Rhne and the Hrault rivers, around present-day Nmes.
GS99626. Silver obol, cf. Maurel 493, VF, dark toning, flow lines, flan much smaller than the dies, weight 0.540 g, maximum diameter 9.5 mm, die axis 0o, Volcae-Arecomici mint, c. 120 - 49 B.C.; obverse crude bare head of Apollo left (nose, mouth and chin off flan); reverse four-spoke wheel, between spokes M-A; ex CNG, ex Richard L. Horst Collection; $90.00 (93.60)



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