Archives International Auctions Sale 65 Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, World Coins,

Archives International Auctions - Sale 65 71 March 26,2021 Archives International Auctions WORLD COINS, MEDALS, TOKENS & MILITARY AWARDS France 464 464 French, WWI, 1916 Battle of Verdun Medal Pair, Leather Pouch & Certificate Paris, France, 20th November 1916. Lot of 3 items, Includes a pair of brass or copper Battle Verdun medals with almost exactly the same design, one small (2.5 x 2.5 cm) and one large (3.5 x 3.5 cm). Features a long-haired woman with sword in right hand on obverse, reverse shows an image of the city gates and the main entrance into the city of Verdun, with the date of 21 February 1916 in French. Large medal is the only “official” Verdun Medal, with “S.E. Vernier” designer and 1917 date on obverse. This was a non-wearable piece presented with a leather pouch and certificate, both included in the lot. This was the only official medal issued by the Golden Book Commission. The later, smaller, and wearable Vernier medal was intended to be suspended from a ribbon. The obverse of the wearable version does not have the “1917” date as does the unwearable variety. (2 medals, one leather pouch, one certificate) ������������������������������������������� Est. $120-200 U.S. COLONIAL BANKNOTES Delaware 465 465 Delaware, January 1, 1776, 1 Shillings, Fr. DE-73, Issued Colonial Note Pair. Delaware. Lot of 2 notes, both are January 1, 1776, 1 Shilling. Fr. DE-73, P-S634 notes, VG to Almost Fine, Printed by James Adams. Cut sheaf of wheat on back . Fine condition. Heavy center fold. 2 Pieces. (The Harry L. Rinker Collection) �� Est. $140-280 Maryland 466 466 Maryland, 1st March 1770, $4 Colonial Currency Annapolis, Maryland, 1st March 1770, $4, Fr. MD-57 (P-S967), S/N 5609, VF to Choice VF condition. � Est. $140-280 467 467 Maryland, April 10, 1774, $4 and December 7, 1775, $1 Colonial Banknote Pair. Annapolis, Maryland. Lot of 2 notes, Includes, April 10, 1774, $4, Fr. MD-68 (P-S978), VF to Choice VF with bright colors and 2 moderate vertical folds; and December 7, 1775, $1, Fr. MD-85 (P-S994), VG with wear and rough edges. (2) ��� Est. $250-500 468 468 Maryland, April 10, 1774, $8 Colonial Currency Annapolis, Maryland, April 10, 1774, $8, Fr. MD-70 (P-S980), S/N 2770, CGA Extremely Fine 40* with a toning spot on the right border. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $160-280 469 469 Continental Currency, February 26, 1777, $8 Fr#CC-61 Issued Banknote. Baltimore , Maryland. 1777, $8, Fr#CC-61, Issued banknote, Harp on left, PMG graded About Uncirculated 50 with note of minor stains. �������������������� Est. $500-800 Wednesday, March 10 th , 2021 lots 465 to 636 World Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins, Featuring Selections from the John E. Herzog Collection and the Arthur C. Matz Collection as well as Additional Consignments and Estates Beginning no earlier than 2:30 PM EST