obolos 17
20. December 2020
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Lot 1
SPAIN. Castulo. Mid 1st century BC. Unit (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.67 g, 10 h). Diademed male head to right; in the right field, left hand upwards. Rev. kaśtilo Sphinx walking to right, left forefoot raised; in field to right, 8-pointed star. Burgos 544. CNH pg. 336, 39. SNG BM 1323-1344. Particularly well struck for type -especially the reverse-. Very fine.
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Lot 2
CELTIC, Northwest Gaul. Osismii. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Stater (Billon, 23 mm, 6.90 g, 2 h). Celiticized head to right with rolled hair; around, beaded cords with small human heads at the ends; above, boar standard right with pellet-in-ringlet beneath. Rev. Celticized horse with human head and rider to left; below, boar standard right with pellet-in-ringlet beneath; before, line with human head at its end. De Jersey p. 87, fig. 44. D&T 2238. De la Tour 6541. Gruel & Morin 125. Lightly toned and nicely centered with a fantastic design. very fine.
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Lot 3
CELTIC, Gaul. Sequani. Circa 70-40 BC. Unit (Potin, 19 mm, 5.09 g, 3 h). Celticized head with headband to left. Rev. Horned animal with S-shaped tail advancing left. Allen 323-327. Castelin 777-818. Gallia 52, A 4, 1ff. Gäumann 68. LT 5368. An attractive piece with a lovely dark green patina. Slight roughness on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 4
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Uncertain tribe. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Billon, 35 mm, 12.39 g, 1 h), "Bartkranzavers" type. Devolved head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin. Rev. Horse trotting to left. Demski 1193. Lanz 577. OTA 269.5. Very fine.
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Lot 5
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Uncertain tribe. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver plated bronze, 27 mm, 8.36 g, 9 h), "Herakleskopf" type. Head of Herakles in a lionskin headdress to right. Rev. Rider to right. Demski 1168. Karl 493 (same dies). Lanz 566. OTA 253. Clear. Chipped on the edge, and with the obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 6
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Obol (?) (Silver, 10 mm, 0.38 g, 6 h). Wreath. Rev. Horse left. Cf. Kostial 855-7 (drachms(?)). Cf. OTA pl. 41, 542 (same). Deeply toned. Very fine.
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Lot 7
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.31 g, 12 h), Imitating Alexander III. Degraded head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. VΛΛΙ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, forepart of a 'lion' to left. Cf. Kostial 889-90. OTA pl. 43, 574. Very fine.
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Lot 8
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.38 g, 4 h), Imitating Alexander III. Degraded head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. HIL Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, 'thunderbolt'. Cf. Kostial 889-90. OTA pl. 43, 574. Very fine.
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Lot 9
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.42 g, 12 h), Imitating Alexander III. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Pseudo-legend Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left. Cf. Kostial 894. OTA -. Lightly toned. Test cuts on edge on on head of Herakles, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 10
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.22 g, 12 h), 'Barbarous' imitation of Alexander III. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Barbarized legend Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, forepart of a 'lion' to left. Cf. Price B12, B14, B15, B17 and B19. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 11
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.67 g, 12 h), imitating Alexander III of Macedon. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞ Zeus seated on backless throne left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, scepter in left; in left field by feet, forepart of lion left. CCCBM - . Kostial -. OTA -. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 12
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.21 g, 10 h), imitating a Republican denarius of L. Roscius Fabatus of 59 BC. Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress; behind, branch; below chin, C·. Rev. Female standing left, feeding serpent to left; to right, four small pellets around large pellet; pseudo-legend in exergue. CCCBM I S247 (same reverse die). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 11/N, pl. 29, 15 (this coin illustrated). Lanz -. Beautiful iridescent toning. Very fine.
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Lot 13
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.33 g, 2 h), imitating Republican denarii of C. Naevius Balbus and L. Papius, both of 79 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. Griffin springing right; below, globe or pellet. CCCBM I 280 (same dies). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 14/J, pl. 29, 20 (same dies). Lanz -. Light toned with subtle iridescent hues of green and blue. Worn dies as normally found, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 14
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.30 g), imitating a Republican denarius of Cn. Letulus of 76-75 BC. Head of Jupiter to right. Rev. RAVISCI (S retrograde) Globe between radiate and filleted scepter and rudder. Cf. CCCBM I 272 (same obverse die; reverse with RAVIS only). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 1/A, pl. 29, 1 (same dies). Cf. Lanz 1013. Iridescent toning along the peripheries. Struck from a worn obverse die (which was later bizarrely re-engraved), otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 15
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.19 g, 2 h), imitating a Republican denarius of Cn. Lentulus of 76-75 BC. Head of Jupiter to right. Rev. RAVIS (S retrograde) Globe between rudder and thunderbolt; in field to right, X. CCCBM I 268 (same reverse die). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 2/C, pl. 29, 6 (this coin illustrated). Lanz -. Light iridescent toning. Faint scratch in obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 16
CELTIC, Balkan Region. Uncertain mint, copying Histiaia. Circa 2nd century BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 1.99 g, 12 h), a contemporary Celtic imitation. Slightly barbarized vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right. Rev. [IΣTI]-AIEΩN Nymph seated right on stern of galley decorated with wing; in exergue, two monograms. Cf. BCD Euboia 429, especially for the obverse. An interesting imitation, well-centered and bright. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 17
CAMPANIA. Cumae. Circa 475-470 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.44 g, 7 h). Facing lion's scalp flanked on either side by boar's head. Rev. KVMAION Barley-corn above large mussel shell. HN III 515. Cf. Rutter 3-8 (dies not recorded); SNG ANS -. Toned. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 18
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 430-425 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.68 g, 7 h). Phalanthos riding dolphin to right; below, scallop shell. Rev. Nude rider on galloping horse to left. HN III 847. Fischer-Bossert 212 (V106/R153). Vlasto 288 (same dies). Nicely toned. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 19
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 7.78 g, 10 h). Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his left hand and crowning himself with his right; below, ΣΑ above Ionic column capital. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding snake in his outstretched right hand and whip in his left; below, ΚΟΝ. HN III 947. Fischer-Bossert 971 (V378/R747). Vlasto 654 (same dies). Clear and well-struck. Very minor die break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 20
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.93 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with Skylla. Rev. [TAPANTINΩN] Owl with spread wings standing right on thunderbolt, head facing; to right, [ΣΩ]. HN III 1018. SNG ANS 1317-1319. Vlasto 1068-1074. Uniform dark find patina. A couple of small edge chips on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 21
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 3.23 g, 2 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with Skylla. Rev. TAPANTINΩN Owl with spread wings standing right on thunderbolt, head facing; to right, ΣΩ. HN III 1018. SNG ANS 1317-1319. Vlasto 1068-1074. Toned. Fine.
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Lot 22
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 290-281 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.98 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Phili... and Phi... Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; below, ΦIΛΙ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding a dolphin on his outstretched right arm and a spindle over his left shoulder with his left hand; in field to left, ΦI; behind, ivy leaf; below, waves. Fischer-Bossert Group 79, 1093 (V410/R843). HN III 934. Vlasto 592 (same obverse die). Well centered and good strike. Light horn silver around the devices, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 23
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.98 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... ΣΑ - ΑΡΕ / ΘΩΝ Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse’s head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding a tripod in his outstretched right hand and resting his left on the dolphin; below, ϹΑΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666-7. Lightly toned. Obverse lightly struck, otherwise, very fine / extremely fine.
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Lot 24
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.50 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Philiarchos, Sa... and Aga.... [ΦIΛI-APXOΣ] Youthful nude jockey on horse standing right, holding, with his right hand, a wreath to crown the horse's head and the reins with his left; above, [ΣΑ]. Rev. [TΑΡΑΣ] / AΓA Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding bunch of grapes in his right hand and resting his left on back of dolphin. HN III 960. Vlasto 673-5. A well centered example. Roughness and light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 25
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 6.50 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrates Ar... and Damylos. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; in left field, AP monogram; below horse, ΔAMYΛOΣ. Rev. TA-ΡAΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding on dolphin to left; holding rhyton in his right hand and, in his left, trident and a shield ornamented with a hippocamp. HN III 1008. Vlasto 750-4. Beautifully toned. Very fine.
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Lot 26
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 18.5 mm, 6.48 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Su... and Lykinos. ΣY and ΛYKI/NOΣ Nude youth riding horse walking to left, raising his right hand to crown the horse’s head. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑ[Σ] Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding forth his chlamys on his left arm, preparing to hurl trident held in his right hand. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-41. Gentle iridescent tones, well centered and pleasing. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 27
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.61 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-Ρ[ΑΣ] Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Lightly toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 28
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.43 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Lightly toned and perfect centering. Good very fine.
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Lot 29
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.32 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑ[Σ] Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Lightly toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 30
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.55 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrates Philotas and Di... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΔI; below horse, ΦIΛΩ/TAΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand and distaff in left; to right, rooster standing to left. HN III 1024. Vlasto 846-849. Well struck and bright. Good very fine.
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Lot 31
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 18.5 mm, 6.40 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Aristokles and Di... Warrior holding a lance in his right hand and with a large round shield covering his back, on horse galloping to right; in left field, ΔI; below horse, API-ΣTO/KΛ-HΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand, trident in left; to right, head of nymph to left. HN III 1033. Vlasto 877-81. Light toning. Minor die rust on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 32
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.53 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Aristokles and Di... Warrior holding a lance in his right hand and with a large round shield covering his back, on horse galloping to right; in left field, ΔI; below horse, API-ΣTO/KΛ-HΣ. Rev. TAPA[Σ] Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand, trident in left; to right, head of nymph to left. HN III 1033. Vlasto 877-81. Well centered and struck. Very fine.
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Lot 33
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.53 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Di... and Apollonios. Warrior, wearing a lorica and a crested helmet, holding a lance in his right hand and a large round shield in his left, on horse galloping to right; to left, ΔI; below, [AΠO]/ΛΛ[ΩNIOΣ]. Rev. [TAPAΣ] Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding trident over right shoulder and being crowned with wreath by Nike flying towards him; below, waves. HN III 1038. Vlasto 895. Light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 34
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 270-235. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 6.69 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates Euph..., Ariston and Zop... Naked horseman to left, wearing crested helmet and holding the reins with his right hand and a shield with his left; to left, [EYΦ]; below horse, AP-IΣTΩN. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding hippocamp in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, ZΩΠ. HN III 1044. Vlasto 928. Well centered and struck. Die-break on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 35
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.36 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrates Xenokrates and So.... Ξ-ΕΝΟ/ΚΡ-ΑΤΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 957. Lustrous. Struck slightly off center. Virtually as struck.
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Lot 36
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.51 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Olympis. Cuirassed warrior, brandishing spear in his right hand and holding the reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; in field to left, wreath; below horse, OΛYMΠIΣ. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand, cornucopia in his left; in field to right, tripod. HN III 1055. Vlasto 942-3. Well struck. Spotty toning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 37
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.48 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Olympis. Cuirassed warrior, brandishing spear in his right hand and holding the reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; in field to left, wreath; below horse, OΛYMΠIΣ. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand, cornucopia in his left; in field to right, tripod. HN III 1055. Vlasto 942-3. Strong strike. About extremely fine.
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Lot 38
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.68 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Xenokrates and So.... ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. [Τ]ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 957. Lustrous. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, virtually as struck.
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Lot 39
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 6.50 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Olympis. Cuirassed warrior, brandishing spear in his right hand and holding the reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; in field to left, wreath; below horse, OΛYMΠI[Σ]. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand, cornucopia in his left; in field to right, tripod. HN III 1055. Vlasto 942-3. Fine details and good, clear strike. About extremely fine.
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Lot 40
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 470-440 BC. Stater (Silver, 19.5 mm, 8.33 g, 12 h). ΜΕΤΑ Six-grained barley ear; border of dots. Rev. Six-grained barley ear, as above but without legend and incuse; rayed border. HN III 1484. Noe 233-9. Toned. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 41
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 470-440 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 7.27 g, 12 h). META Ear of barley with six grains. Rev. Incuse ear of barley with six grains; rayed border. HN III 1484. Noe 255. Toned and well centered. Very fine.
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Lot 42
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.94 g, 12 h). ΛEYKI-ΠΠOΣ Helmeted head of Leukippos to right; behind, hound seated left, forepaw raised; below neck truncation, [Σ]. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; above leaf, dove to right; A[MI] below leaf; in the left field, graffito of ΦPY. HN III 1576. Johnson Class B, 20. Scrape on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 43
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.92 g, 4 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, club; below leaf, ΔΙ. HN III . Johnston Class C, 1.10 (same dies). SNG ANS 488 (same obverse die). Lightly toned. A few minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 44
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.77 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates Dae..and Mach... Head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring; below chin, [ΔΑΙ]. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to right, on leaf, plow; below leaf, Μ[ΑΧ]. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.60 (same dies). Attractive, clear and toned. Some corrosion, primarily on the obverse. Good very fine.
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Lot 45
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.90 g, 3 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, fork or rake; below leaf, [Δ]Α. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.12 = SNG ANS 453 (same dies). Striking weakness on the high points, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 46
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.85 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤ[Α] Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, griffin charging to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1589. Johnston Class C, 6.1 (same dies?). Flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 47
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.91 g, 5 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing a grain wreath, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, star of sixteen rays; below to left, [Λ]Υ. HN III 1592. Johnston Class C, 8.4 = SNG ANS 500 (same dies). Well struck and lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 48
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.85 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates Dex... and Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; to left, below Demeter's chin, ΔΕ[Χ] (retrograde). Rev. ΜΕΤΑ (retrograde) Ear of barley with seven grains and with leaf to left; above leaf, lighted altar; below right, ΥΛ (retrograde). HN III 1593. Johnston Class C. 10.4. Same dies as Nomos 21, 42. Very attractively toned and struck on a broad flan. Scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 49
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 300-250 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.38 g, 1 h). Draped bust of the DIoskouroi to right, each wearing laureate pilos . Rev. ME-TA Three barley-corns forming a triskeles; below, an eight-rayed star. HN III 1676. Johnston Bronze 41. Tan patina. A few scattered deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 50
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 300-250 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.01 g, 12 h). Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos to left. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, cross-torch. HN III 1683. Johnston, Bronze, 47. Two-toned contrasting brown patina; well centered and struck. Very fine.
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Lot 51
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 7.57 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing an Attic helmet ornamented with an olive branch. Rev. [Θ]ΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; in exergue, fish to right. HN III 1775. SNG ANS 900-14. Attractively toned, nicely centered and of good style. Light porosity and old scrapes under tone, otherwise, very fine.
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Lovely obverse die
Lot 52
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.69 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, her helmet adorned with an olive wreath: B above visor. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting left; in exergue, fish to left. Gulbenkian 85 (same obverse die). HN III 1758. Attractive toning with soft blue and golden hues; well centered and nicely struck from a lovely obverse die. Minor surface porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 53
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.85 g, 10 h). Head ofAthena to right, wearing an Attic helmet ornamented with an olive branch. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; below, EY; in exergue, fish to right. HN III 1761. SNG ANS -. Toned and nicely centered. Very fine.
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Lot 54
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.47 g, 10 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; below, X. HN III 1284. SNG ANS 1293 (same dies). Williams 262 (O151/R207). Well centered. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 55
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 6.19 g, 3 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, dotted P. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ. HN III 1284. SNG Lloyd 520(same dies). Williams 264 (O152/R203). Puncture mark beneath chin, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 56
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.55 g, 7 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1287. SNG ANS 1307-8 (same dies). Williams 295 (O164/R227). Attractive, clear and struck on a broad flan. Early die break on the obverse, the evolution of which appears on Williams 296, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 57
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 300-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.28 g, 5 h), Philistion group. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; behind neck guard, A; before neck, Φ. Rev. [Y]EΛHTΩN Lion prowling right; above, dolphin to right between I and Φ. HN III 1307. SNG ANS 1377 (same dies). SNG Ashmolean 1335 (same dies). SNG Fitzwilliam 686 (same dies). Williams 461 (O230/R322). Well centered and toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 58
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 525-500 BC. Nomos (Silver, 31 mm, 7.85 g, 12 h). ΚΑVΛ Apollo, nude, striding right, brandishing laurel branch in his upraised right hand and, on his outstretched left arm, a small figure of a daimon running to right, holding a branch in each of his hands and with his head turned back to look at Apollo; to right, stag standing right, head turned back to left; all within cable border. Rev. As the obverse, but incuse, except for the daimon, branches and stag's antlers, which are in relief, and with no legend. HN III 2035. Noe Group A, 20. SNG ANS 146. Pleasing old cabinet toning; well centered and struck. Very fine.
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Lot 59
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 525-500 BC. Nomos (Silver, 29 mm, 7.32 g, 12 h). ΚΑVΛ Apollo, nude, striding right, brandishing laurel branch in his upraised right hand and, on his outstretched left arm, a small figure of a daimon running to right, holding a branch in each of his hands and with his head turned back to look at Apollo; to right, stag standing right, head turned back to left; all within cable border. Rev. As the obverse, but incuse, except for the daimon, branches and stag's antlers, which are in relief, and with no legend. HN III 2035. Noe Group A, 23 (same dies). SNG ANS 151 (same obverse die). Deeply toned and well centered. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 60
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 475-425 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 7.72 g, 6 h). ΚΑVΛ Apollo, nude, his hair bound with a taenia, advancing to right, with a laurel branch in his upraised right hand and a daimon running to right on his outstretched left arm. Rev. ΚΑV (retrograde) Stag standing to right; to right, laurel branch. HN III 2046. Noe, Caulonia 88. SNG Lloyd 575 (same dies). Attractively toned. Minor areas of flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 61
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 360 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.62 g, 11 h). Head of Hera Lakinia three-quarters facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing stephane ornamented with palmettes. Rev. ΚΡΟΤΩΝΙΑΤΑΝ Youthful Herakles seated to left on a rock draped with his lion's skin, holding a one-handled cup in his right hand and resting his left on his club; below, bow. Basel 198. HN III 2167. SNG ANS 371. SNG Lloyd 616. SNG Oxford 1521-1522. Obverse struck a little off center, remnants of hoard patina and light roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 62
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.66 g, 3 h). Eagle standing left on hair, with wings displayed and head raised. Rev. KPO Tripod surmounted by wreath; to right, stork standing left on Δ. HN III 2175. SNG ANS 369. Graffiti in fields, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 63
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Circa 420-415/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 17.23 g, 7 h). Lion’s head seen from above and to the front. Rev. ΡΗΓΙΝΟΣ Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, olive sprig. Herzfelder 65. HN III 2494. An attractive piece struck in high relief. Flan a little short, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 64
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Circa 260-215 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.73 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Asklepios to right. Rev. ΡΗΓΙΝΩΝ Hygieia standing facing, head to left, feeding serpent from patera held in her right extended arm; in left field, III (mark of value). HN III 2560. SNG ANS 786-8. SNG Copenhagen 1989. Attractive dark green patina. Spot of corrosion on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 65
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 495-480/78 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 8.70 g, 10 h). AKRAC-AΣ (Σ retrograde) Eagle with closed wings standing to right. Rev. Crab within incuse. HGC 2, 96. Jenkins, Gela, Group III. Westermark 219 (O77/R145). Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 66
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 480/478-470 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 8.27 g, 9 h). AK-PA Eagle standing to left, wings closed. Rev. Crab within shallow incuse. Westermark 244 (O84/R165). McClean 2025 (same dies). SNG Munich 52 (same dies). SNG Tübingen 558 (same dies). Nearly very fine.
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Lot 67
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 465/4-446 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 17.06 g, 3 h). AKRAC - ANTOΣ Eagle standing to left atop Ionic column with volutes. Rev. Crab seen from above. SNG ANS 975 (same reverse die). Cf. Westermark 425 (O-/R88). A new obverse die for the series. Pitting and cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 68
SICILY. Himera. Circa 530-483/2 BC. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 5.03 g, 3 h). Cock standing to left. Rev. Mill-sail pattern in segmented square within shallow incuse square. HGC 2, 421. Kraay Group III, but dies unrecorded. Toned and well-struck. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 69
SICILY. Katane. Circa 450-430 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.86 g, 2 h). Bald and bearded head of Silenos to right. Rev. KAT-ANE Thunderbolt with wings and volutes above; at the middle, gorytos. Auctiones 29, 12 June 2003, 509 (same dies). Cf. Myron 23 and SNG ANS 1238. Attractive and struck in good silver. Very fine.
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Lot 70
SICILY. Katane. Circa 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.88 g, 12 h). ΚΑΤΑΝΑΙΩΝ Laureate head of Zeus-Ammon to right. Rev. Dikaiosyne standing facing, head left, holding scales in her right hand and cornucopia in her left; three monograms across the fields. BAR issue 13. CNS 17. HGC 2, 624. SNG ANS 1298-1301. Well struck with a dark green patina; rare and with unusual iconography. Very fine.
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Lot 71
SICILY. Leontini. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24.5 mm, 17.32 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. LE-O-NT-IN-ON Head of roaring lion to right; around, four barley corns. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 35 (same dies). HGC 2, 667. SNG ANS 222-31. Lovely old cabinet tone. Very fine.
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Lot 72
SICILY. Leontinoi. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.38 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙ-ΝΟ-Ν Head of a lion with open jaws to right; around, four barley grains. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 40 (this obverse die) and 38-39 (this reverse die). SNG ANS 229 (this obverse die) . Nicely toned. Scratches on the obverse and general surface roughness , otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 73
SICILY. Leontini. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.62 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Apollo to left, his hair bound up at the back. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ (retrograde) Head of a lion with open jaws to left; around, four barley grains. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 51. (this obverse die). SNG ANS 234 (this reverse die). Toned and of an attractive, early Classical style. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 74
SICILY. Messana. 465-462 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.20 g, 6 h). Charioteer driving biga of mules walking to right; in exergue, olive leaf. Rev. ΜΕSSE-Ν-ΙΟΝ Hare springing to right. Caltabiano 217 (D121?/R115). HGC 2, 779. SNG ANS -. Toned and well centered with a nice, clear reverse. Die-breaks on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 75
SICILY. Motya. Circa 405-397 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.74 g, 11 h). Head of Arethusa to left, wearing ampyx and sphendone, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming in different directions. Rev. Crab within shallow circular incuse, seen from above. Campana 22. Jameson 667 (same dies). Jenkins, Punic 47 (O6/R9). HGC 2, 923. SNG ANS 501 (same obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 481 (same obverse die). Light scratches and flan flaw on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 76
SICILY. Piakos. Circa 425-420 BC. Tetras or Trionkion (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.87 g, 6 h). Π Ι Α Κ Head of youthful river god to left, wearing a wreath of reeds and with a horn above his forehead; in field to left, three pellets. Rev. Dog springing right on the back of a doe collapsing to right; to right, and left, wheat grain. AMB 397. CNS 2. HGC 1101. Rizzo pl. LX, 14. Rare. With a smooth, dark brown patina. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
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Lot 77
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 475/70-455/50 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 8.51 g, 1 h). ΣΕΓΕ[ΣΤΑ-ΖΙΒ] (retrograde) Hound, the rivergod Krimisos, standing to right. Rev. Head of the nymph Aigeste to right, her hair bound with a taenia; all within a linear circular border. Hurter 57 (V18/R35). McClean 2532 (same dies). SNG ANS 618 (same dies). Well centered and lightly toned. Fine.
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Lot 78
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 455/50-445/40 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 8.33 g, 5 h). Hound, the rivergod Krimisos, standing to left, head turned to look back at murex shell above. Rev. ΣΕCEΣΤΑΖΙΒ (retrograde) Head of the nymph Aigeste to right, her hair bound with taenia and curled up at the back. Hurter -, but cf. 60 and 66 (V20/R40 - unrecorded die combination). Cf. McClean 2539 (same obverse die). SNG Munich 841 ((same reverse die). Reverse die deteriorated, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 79
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 455/50-445/40 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 8.40 g, 12 h). Hound, the rivergod Krimisos, standing to left; above, barley grain. Rev. ΣΕCEΣΤΑΖΙΒ (retrograde) Head of the nymph Aigeste to left, her hair bound with taenia and curled up at the back. Hurter 72 (V24/R38). SNG ANS 636 (same dies). SNG Ashmolean 1874 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1167 (same dies). Light toning. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 80
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 412/10-400 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 8.56 g, 12 h). Hound, the rivergod Krimisos, standing to right; above, head of the nymph Segesta to right. Rev. EΓEΣΣΤΑZI-B Head of the nymph Segesta to right. BMC 28 (same reverse die). De Luynes 1116 (same obverse die). Hurter 163 (V47/R90). An interesting and quite unusual double-strike. Very fine.
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Lot 81
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 540-515 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.43 g). Selinon leaf. Rev. Incuse square compose of eleven compartments: six sunken, and five raised. Arnold-Biucchi Group I. Selinus Hoard 25-6 . Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 82
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 540-515 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.50 g, 7 h). Wild parsley, selinon, leaf. Rev. Incuse square composed of twelve triangles, half of which are raised and half sunken. Arnold-Biucchi Group I, 7. Selinus 25-28. Toned. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 83
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.61 g, 11 h). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; in exergue, wheat grain . Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟN The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing left before altar; to right, selinon leaf over bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 31 (Q8/S22). SNG ANS 700 (same dies). Toned and well-centered. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 84
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Litra (Silver, 13 mm, 0.63 g, 3 h). Nymph seated left on rock, touching snake coiled before her with right hand. Rev. ΣEΛINOΣ Man-headed bull to right; fish to right in exergue. SNG ANS 711-2. SNG Lloyd 1271. Toned. Porosity. About very fine.
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Lot 85
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.72 g, 9 h), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVR-Α-Κ-Ο-ΣΙ-Ο-Ν Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound with a taenia, wearing a pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to left. Boehringer 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Toned. Light porosity and a light scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 86
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.20 g, 10 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVR-A-KO-ΣΙ-ΟΝ Head of Arethousa το right, wearing tainia; four dolphins around. Boehringer Series XIIb, 314 (V152/R220). HGC 2, 1307. Jameson 746 (same dies). Randazzo 482 (same dies). Toned and attractive. Die-break on Arethusa's cheek and slightly flat struck on the reverse edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 750 CHF
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Lot 87
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24.5 mm, 17.07 g, 4 h), c. 450. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in the exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙ-Ο-Ν Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound with a taenia, wearing a single pendant earring and necklace; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 510 (V268/R363). SNG ANS 162 (same obverse die). Nicely toned. Very fine.
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Lot 88
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 16.59 g, 10 h), circa 450-440. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥRΑΚ-Ο-Σ-Ι-Ο-Ν Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Boehringer 538 (V274/R377). Dewing 805 (same obverse die). McClean 2659 (same dies). SNG ANS 175 . Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 89
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 32 mm, 32.59 g, 10 h). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing wreathed Corinthian helmet. Rev. 8 rayed star between two dolphins. SNG ANS 455-469. Brown patina. About very fine.
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Lot 90
SICILY. Syracuse. Dion, 357-354 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.69 g, 8 h). ΖΕΥΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Octopus with its head above. CNS 75. SNG Copenhagen 731. SNG Morcom 737. Very rare. Nicely centered and with a dark green-black patina. Very fine.
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Lot 91
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.20 g, 10 h), 306/4-289. [ΣΥ]ΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Diademed head of Herakles to right. Rev. Lion standing right, raising foreleg; club above, ΖΩ in exergue. BAR Issue 24. Calciati 151 Ds 8 Rl 6. HGC 2, 1465 (Fourth Democracy). Brown patina. Light encrustations, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 92
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 23 mm, 10.54 g, 7 h), struck circa 306/4-289. ΣΩΤΕΙΡΑ Head of Artemis Soteira to right, wearing single-pendant earring and pearl necklace and with her quiver over her shoulder. Rev. ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟΣ / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ Winged thunderbolt. BAR issue 20. Calciati 142. SNG ANS 708. Well centered with a pleasing light brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 93
SICILY. Syracuse. Pyrrhos, 278-276 BC. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 9.97 g, 10 h). [ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ] Head of youthful Herakles to left, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Athena Promachos advancing tο right, wielding thunderbolt held aloft in her right hand, shield on her left arm; in left field, trident head right. BAR issue 52. CNS II 177. SNG ANS 847. Dark green patina with softer overtones. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 94
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. Trias (?) (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.01 g, 6 h), c. 275-269. ΣΥPAKOΣIΩN Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain, single-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Bull butting to left; above club and M; in exergue, IE. BAR issue 53. CNS 192. SNG ANS 580-3 (Agathokles). A pleasing example with a nice brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 95
SICILY. Syracuse. Philistis, wife of Hieron II, 275-215 BC. 16 Litrai (Silver, 26 mm, 13.54 g, 2 h), 218/7-214. Diademed and veiled bust of Philistis to left; behind, star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑΣ / ΦΙΛΙΣΤΙΔΟΣ Nike driving quadriga walking to right; above, star; to right, [Κ]. SNG ANS 850. SNG Lloyd 1545. Nicely toned. Some marks and striking faults, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
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Lot 96
CARTHAGE. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Gold, 18.5 mm, 9.11 g, 11 h). Head of Tanit to left, wreathed with grain ears, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace with nine pendants; pellet before neck. Rev. Horse standing right; in field before forelegs, trefoil of pellets. Jenkins & Lewis Group IIIf, 29ff (dies not recorded). MAA 4. Lustrous and well-struck. Extremely fine.
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Lot 97
CARTHAGE. First Punic War. Circa 264-241 BC. Shekel (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.49 g, 6 h), Sardinian mint. Wreathed head of Tanit to left, wearing triple-pendant earring. Rev. Horse standing right; below, Punic 'G'. MAA 59h. SNG Copenhagen 214. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 98
CARTHAGE. First Punic War. Circa 264-241 BC. Shekel (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.70 g, 3 h), Sardinian mint. Wreathed head of Tanit to left, wearing triple-pendant earring. Rev. Horse standing right; below, Punic 'G'. MAA 59d. SNG Copenhagen 190. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 99
CARTHAGE. First Punic War. Circa 264-241 BC. Shekel (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.08 g, 7 h), Sardinian mint. Wreathed head of Tanit to left, wearing triple-pendant earring. Rev. Horse standing right; below, Punic 'G'. MAA 59w. SNG Copenhagen -. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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