obolos 10
30. June 2018
Webauction
Lot 1
ETRURIA. Uncertain inland mint. Circa 300-250 BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.41 g, 6 h). Head of Hercle to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Dog running left; below, M. HN III 70. Vicari 240 or 242. Some rough areas, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 2
CAMPANIA. Cumae. Circa 420-385 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.21 g, 3 h). Head of a nymph to right. Rev. Κ[VΜ]ΑΙΟ[Ν] Mussel shell and barley grain. HN III 532. Rutter 149. Toned and clear. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 3
APULIA. Venusia. Circa 210-200 BC. Quincunx (Bronze, 28 mm, 17.14 g, 1 h). Laureate head of Zeus to left; to right, •••••. Rev. VE Eagle, with spread wings, standing left on thunderbolt. Burnett 4.3. HN III 720. Struck on a broad flan. Die fault on the reverse and some areas of striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 4
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 432-420 BC. (Silver, 3.04 g). Lot of three Diobols with Athena and Herakles wrestling with the Nemean lion. (1). 13 mm, 0.97 g, 3h. HN III 1360. (2). 11.5 mm, 1.02 g, 3h. HN III 1360. (3). 12.5 mm, 1.09 g, 11h. HN III 1360 var. Rare. Toned. Very fine (3). Van Keuren. HN III.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 5
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 7.70 g, 3 h), Atha... Head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earrings, and necklace; lower right, tiny A[Π] . Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, bucranium; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1584. Johnston Class C, 2.3 (same dies). Toned. Some marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 1200 CHF
Lot 6
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 290-280 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 18 mm, 7.73 g, 2 h). Diademed head of bearded Herakles to right, club behind his neck. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to right, kantharos; to right below leaf, ΒΙ. HN III 1621. Johnston D4.3. Kraay & Hirmer 248. Evans, NC 1918, pl. 5, 4 (obv. die). Very attractive, well-struck and nicely toned, with a very artistic and emotional depiction of Herakles. Some striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 1100 CHF
Lot 7
LUCANIA. Sybaris. Circa 550-510 BC. Stater (Silver, 28 mm, 7.89 g, 12 h). VM Bull standing to left on dotted ground line, his head turned back to right; all within a border of dots. Rev. Bull standing to right, on dotted ground line; around, border of dots; all incuse. HN III 1729. SNG ANS 834 ff. Nicely toned and sharply struck. Some corrosion and traces of horn silver. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 8
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 350-300 BC. Triobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.34 g, 9 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet adorned with skylla. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; above, Ζ. HN III 1814. SNG ANS 1155. Toned and with a particularly well-made and detailed obverse. Minor traces of corrosion, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 9
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 530-500 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.21 mm, 10.00 g, 12 h). ϘΡΟ Tripod with legs ending in lion's feet. Rev. Same type as the obverse, but incuse. HN III -. SNG ANS -. Apparently unpublished in the standard references. Somewhat porous and holed, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 10
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 420-406 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 26 mm, 12.14 g, 9 h), c. 413-406. AKPA Eagle right, clutching dead hare in its talons. Rev. Crab; above, fig leaf; below, crayfish swimming to left; around, six pellets. CNS I, 14. HGC 2, 136. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 11
SICILY. Akragas. 240-213 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.82 g, 11 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. AKPAΓANTINΩN Tripod. SNG ANS 1138-1139. SNG Munich 189-192. Rare. Dark green patina. Some roughness and reverse slightly off center, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 12
SICILY. Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 8.36 g, 4 h). Bearded horseman, nude, riding right, brandishing spear in his upraised right hand. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 99 (O30/R54). Dark tone. Obverse struck from a very worn die, otherwise, fine/good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 13
SICILY. Gela. 430-425 BC. Litra (Silver, 11 mm, 0.51 g, 3 h). Horseman galloping left, holding spear and shield. Rev. [ΓΕΛΑΣ] Forepart of Acheloos as a man-headed bull to right. Cf. Jenkins 401. Obverse struck off center and legend on reverse off flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 14
SICILY. Himera. Circa 420-407 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.65 g, 6 h). Youth riding goat prancing to right; below, Corinthian helmet right. Rev. Nike flying to left, holding aphlaston; in field to left, six pellets. Calciati 27. SNG Copenhagen 318. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 15
SICILY. Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. Onkia (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.49 g, 4 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. [KAMA] Owl standing right, head facing, grasping lizard; in the exergue, •. HGC 2, 552. With a most appealing gorgon head on the obverse. Some smoothing on the reverse fields, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A scarce Trias from Menainon
Lot 16
SICILY. Menainon. After 241 BC. Trias (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.08 g, 9 h). Bearded head of Herakles to right. Rev. MENA-INΩN Club to right; in field to right, three pellets. Calciati 12. SNG ANS 288. Scarce. Some light smoothing in fields, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 17
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Dilitron (Gold, 11 mm, 1.77 g, 5 h), signed by the engraver Mi..., struck circa 406. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with a coiled serpent and a palmette; below neck, engraver’s initials; to left, fillet bearing the name of the Syrakusans. Rev. Facing head of the Medusa, with tongue outstretched, at the center of an aegis ornamented with coiling snakes. C. Boehringer, “Zu Finanzpolitik und Münzprägung des Dionysios von Syrakus”, Essays Thompson, pl. 38, 12. Same dies as Roma XI, 2016, 114. Very rare, one of a few known examples. Some scratches on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Starting Price: 3500 CHF
Lot 18
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 10 h). Head of Arethusa to left, wearing ampyx and sphendone adorned with a star; behind, dolphin to left. Rev. ΣΥ-ΡΑ Wheel with four spokes; dolphin in each of the bottom two quarters. CNS 20. SNG ANS 405. Very rare with this orientation of the inscription. Of beautiful late 5th century style, and with a fine greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
A pedigreed Drachm from Dionysios I
Lot 19
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 30 mm, 38.04 g, 12 h), struck circa 395-367. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Sea-star between two dolphins. Boehringer, Dionysios pl. 39, 44. CNS II 62. SNG ANS 454. Particularly attractive and well-preserved. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An elegant Dilitron from Syracuse with a lovely patina
Lot 20
SICILY. Syracuse. Timoleon and the Third Democracy, 344-317 BC. Dilitron (Bronze, 28 mm, 18.05 g, 9 h), c. 339/8-334. ΖΕΥΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Free horse prancing to left. SNG ANS 533-541. SNG Lloyd 1456-1457. A particularly attractive example struck on a broad flan. Very attractive green patina. Some details strengthened and some smoothing, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 462 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 21
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.10 g, 6 h), circa 390 BC. ΣYPA Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with wreath, and flanked by two dolphins. Rev. Bridled hippocamp swimming left. CNS 44. SNG ANS 447-448. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 22
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.37 g, 2 h), circa 390 BC. ΣYPA Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Bridled hippocamp swimming left. SNG ANS 426-433. Green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 23
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.67 g, 8 h), struck circa 306/4-289. [ΣΩΤΕΙΡ]Α Head of Artemis Soteira to right, with quiver over her shoulder. Rev. ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟ[Σ] / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ Winged thunderbolt. Calciati 142. SNG ANS 708. Some deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 24
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. (Bronze, 26 mm, 17.68 g, 9 h). Diademed head of Hieron II to left. Rev. ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ Helmeted cavalryman, holding lance, on horseback to right; below right, N. CNS II, 195. SNG ANS 924. With a fine portrait of excellent Hellenistic style. Some corrosion and smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 25
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 280-256/5 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.70 g, 12 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted - a tête-bêche pair. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below dolphin, A. AMNG I 416 var. Dima Subgroup VIII. HGC 3, 1804. SNG BM Black Sea 240. A well centered and beautifully toned example of good style. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 26
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 280-256/5 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 5.55 g, 12 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted - a tête-bêche pair. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below dolphin, A. AMNG I 416 var (inverted heads). Dima Subgroup VIII. HGC 3, 1804 var (inverted heads). SNG BM Black Sea 240. Old cabinet tone, good medal quality. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 27
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 280-256/5 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.63 g, 12 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted – a tête-bêche pair. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below dolphin, Δ. AMNG I 420. Dima Subgroup VII. HGC 3, 1803. SNG BM Black Sea -. Nicely toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 28
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 256/5-240 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.98 g, 12 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, A. AMNG I 416. SNG BM Black Sea 240. A lustrous clear example, well struck with appealing surfaces. Some delamination near the edges mainly on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 29
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.42 g). Forepart of lion to right, head turned to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of raised and sunken quarters, with a pellet and a crested helmet in the opposed sunken quarters. McClean-. SNG Berry 502. Lightly toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 30
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 398/7-348/7 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.60 g, 12 h). A-H Forepart of horse to left. Rev. M A Grape bunch on vine, within dotted linear square in shallow incuse square. Schönert-Geiss 237-247 passim. Clear and attractive. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 31
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 9.35 g), c. 500-480 BC. Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. SNG Copenhagen 1009. Sharp and nicely toned. Somewhat rough surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 32
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 9.12 g), c. 500-480. Ithyphallic satyr advancing right, carrying off protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. SNG Copenhagen 1009. Well struck and clear with toned surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 33
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 480-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.56 g). Nude, ithyphallic satyr rushing to right in the archaic kneeling-running position, holding a nymph in his arms who raises her right hand in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. HGC 6, 331. Well centered and toned. Flan crack at 12h on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 34
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.61 g), c. 480-463 BC. Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. SNG Copenhagen 1010-1013. Toned. Minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 35
KINGS OF THRACE. Sparadokos, circa 464-444 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.34 g, 2 h). Forepart of horse to left. Rev. Eagle flying left, holding serpent in its beak. Peykov B0040. Topalov 63. Well centered. Slightly porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Impressive Chalkous of Kotys
Lot 36
KINGS OF THRACE. Kotys I, circa 383-359 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.00 g, 7 h). Head of Kybele right. Rev. KO TY Two-handled cup. HGC 3.2, 1700 (R2). Topalov 12-13. With an attractive, glossy, dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 37
KINGS OF THRACE. Ketriporis, circa 356-352/1 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.59 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev. KETPIΠΟPIOΣ Kantharos; to left, thyrsos. Peter 144. SNG Stancomb 289. A wonderful coin with a fine portrait of Dionysos; rarely seen so nice. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 38
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.82 g, 9 h), Sestos, c. 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated on throne to left, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear without point; inner left, dolphin; below throne, monogram of ΠM. Müller -. Thompson 24. Flan crack and, on the reverse, faint graffito, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 39
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.09 g, 11 h), Ephesus, ca. 294-287 BC. Head of the deified Alexander the Great to right, with the horn of Ammon Zeus behind his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left; on inner left, spear head. Müller 60. Thompson 173. Clear and toned. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
A rare and pedigreed Stater from Siris or Berge (?)
Lot 40
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Siris, or Berge (?). Circa 525-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.87 g). Ithyphallic satyr standing right, right hand grasping right wrist of nymph fleeing to right, his left hand supporting her chin; around, three pellets. Rev. Rough incuse square divided diagonally. AMNG III, 14, Smith Group 5 and Traité I, 1568 (all as ,Lete’). Minor flatness, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1200 CHF
Lot 41
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Uncertain. 480-450 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 7 mm, 0.23 g). Monkey squatting to left. Rev. Round shield within incuse square. AMNG -. SNG Copenhagen -. Apparently unpublished except from A. Tzamalis, Nonismatika Khronika 17 (1998) no 67. Well struck, clear and well centered; a very rare coin. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 42
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.33 g, 3 h), Olynthos. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΧΑΛΚΙΔΕΩΝ Kithara with seven strings. Robinson & Clement I87, 91-92. SNG ANS 534 (these dies). Attractive and with a discreet golden tone. Obverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 43
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.30 g, 10 h), Olynthos, 400-348. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ - ΚΙΔ - ΕΩN Kithara with seven strings. Robinson & Clement group H, 76 (A54/P50). SNG ANS 529 these dies. Fine late classical style; rare die combination. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 44
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. (Bronze, 8.17 g). Lot of two Hemiobols from the Chalkidian League and from Bottiaea. (1). Chalkidian League, Olynthos. 16.5 mm, 3.86 g, 4h. SNG ANS 552-553. (2). Bottiaea, Spartolos. 16 mm, 4.30 g, 5h. HGC 3, 354. Splendid solid green patina. Both nicely patinated and attractive. Very fine or better (2).
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 45
MACEDON. Orthagoreia. Circa 350 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 13 mm, 2.13 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. OPΘAΓ•-PEΩN Macedonian helmet surmounted by a star. SNG ANS 566-8. Brown patina, nice details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 46
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. (Silver, 0.51 g). Lot of two silver coins. 1. Tetartemorion, 7 mm, 0.18 g, 4h. HGC 3.1, 746. 2. Hemiobol, 8 mm, 0.33 g, 8h. SNG ANS 903 var. Both toned. Good fine (2).
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 47
KINGS OF MACEDON. Pausanias, 395/4-393 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.52 g, 1 h), Aigai. Head of Apollo to right, wearing tainia. Rev. ΠAY-ΣΑΝ Forepart of lion to right. HGC 3.1, 827. Westermark, Remarks 2. Rare, and with a dark green patina. Reverse slightly rough, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 48
KINGS OF MACEDON. Amyntas III, 393-370/69 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.96 g, 1 h), Aigai. Head of bearded Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AMY-NTA Horse standing right. SNG ANS 87-89. SNG Copenhagen 512. Toned. Some striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Published by Le Rider
Lot 49
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 11 mm, 2.14 g, 2 h), Pella, 340/36-328 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Bow and club; trident below. Le Rider 86e (D45/R41) (this coin), and plate 91, 86e. SNG ANS -. SNG Copenhagen 536. Rare; well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 50
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.61 g, 10 h), "Amphipolis", circa 325-319. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Nike standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and stylis with her left; to left, Boeotian shield. Müller 751. Price 176. Clear and well centered. Traces of mounting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 51
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.18 g), Amphipolis, 325-323/2. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on throne with his feet on a footstool, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, TE monogram. Price 83. Troxell, Studies, issue E4. Obverse very slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 52
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.99 g, 9 h), struck during the reign of Philip III by the Regent Antipater, "Amphipolis" uncertain mint in Macedonia, c. 323-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, antler. Price 111. Troxell, studies, issue H1. A well centered tetradrachm with some underlying golden luster. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 53
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.16 g, 10 h), struck during the reign of Philip III by the Regent Antipater, Amphipolis, c. 323-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, helmet. Price 112. Nicely centered. Some scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 54
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24.5 mm, 17.21 g, 9 h), struck during the reign of Philip III by the Regent Antipater, Amphipolis, c. 323-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet. Price 113. Well struck, clear and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 55
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.93 g, 5 h), struck during the reign of Philip III by the Regent Antipater, Pella, c. 323-317. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, helmet; below throne, AΣ. Price 216. Clear and of attractive style. Obverse slightly off center and with graffito A on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Extremely rare. The first example at auction in over 20 years
Lot 56
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.14 g, 3 h), struck by either the Regent Antipater or his son Kassander, uncertain Macedonian mint, possibly Pella, c. 325-315. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, bee flying to left. Price 227. Extremely rare. Exceptional in style, struck on a broad flan with a most artistic depiction of Herakles. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 57
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.04 g, 3 h), struck by either the Regent Antipater or his son Kassander, Pella, c. 325-315. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, vertical thunderbolt. Price 232. A well centered, clearly struck and nicely toned example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 58
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.18 g, 12 h), Byblos, c. 330-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, monogram of AP. Demanhur 3624-52. Price 3426. Struck from a relatively worn obverse die coupled with a fresh and clear reverse die. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 59
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.21 g, 1 h), Byblos, c. 330-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, monogram of AP. Demanhur 3624-52. Price 3426. Struck from a very worn obverse die coupled with a fresh and clear reverse die. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 60
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.07 g, 8 h), struck under Philip III Arrhidaios, Lampsakos, 323-317. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress . Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, buckle; below throne, ΛΩ. Price 1375. Nicely toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 61
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.17 g, 6 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 320-301. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle in his right; to left, forepart of Pegasus to left; below throne, monogram of NO. Price 1382. Toned and clear. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 62
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Dekadrachm (Silver, 33 mm, 39.70 g, 1 h), Babylon, circa 325-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right; below throne, monogram over M. HGC 909. Price 3598. Price, Mnemata, 7. Prospero 307 (same obverse die). Extremely rare. Porous and corroded surfaces as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Starting Price: 10000 CHF
Lot 63
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.91 g, 12 h), struck under Philip III, Babylon, c. 323-317. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, Μ; below throne, ΛΥ. Price 3692. A well-centered piece in high relief. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An interesting die link between Price 2948 and 2949
Lot 64
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.06 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in Cilicia, possibly Side, c. 325-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; below throne, ΔΙ. Demanhur 1925-8. Price 2948. Same obverse die as CNG e-auction 161, 28 March 2007, 32, an example of Price 2949. Rare and interesting; the only known example that die-links Price 2948 and 2949. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 65
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.34 g, 3 h), struck posthumously during the reign of Philip III, Tarsos, c. 323-317. Head of Herakles in lion's skin head-dress to right; before, kerykeion. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY flanked by bow in case and club; above, kerykeion. Newell, Tarsos 46. Price 3061. Of unusually fine condition and with a lovely dark patina; particularly uncommon with a symbol on the obverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 66
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.08 g, 2 h), struck under Audoleon, Astibus (?) in Paeonia or Damastion in Illyria, c. 300-286. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, Λ over torch. Price 643b (same dies as plate coin). Waggoner, Audoleon issue I, 8 (same dies). A clear, well centered and well struck tetradrachm with a bold, high relief portrait and an attractive toning. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 67
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 17.29 g, 9 h), struck during the reigns of Kassander and Demetrius Poliorketes, Amphipolis, c. 315-294. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, Λ over torch; below throne, forepart of Pegasos to left. Price 460. Attractively toned, carefully centered, and struck on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 68
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), struck during the reigns of Kassander and Demetrius Poliorketes, Amphipolis, c. 315-294. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, Λ over torch; below throne, star over M. Price 480. A rare variety, well struck and centered on a broad flan. Minor die fault on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 69
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.03 g, 3 h), struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Müller 734. Price 3747. A well centered, nicely toned tetradrachm. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 70
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 4 h), struck under Seleukos I, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Price 3747. A high relief specimen, clear and well struck, with a most appealing reverse die. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 71
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 16.99 g, 11 h), struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Müller 734. Price 3747. Well struck, toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 72
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.11 g, 11 h), struck during the reigns of Kassander and Demetrius Poliorketes, Corinth, c. 310-290. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne with a back decorated with two flying Nikae, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, cornucopia; below throne, NO. Noe 35. Price 691. With a most attractive reverse. Obverse struck from the worn, as usual, Noe A73 die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 73
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.91 g, 12 h), struck between the reigns of Kassander and Antigonos II Gonatas, uncertain mint in southern Greece or Macedon, c. 310-275. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, Phrygian helmet with griffin crest right. Müller 855. Price 872. A well struck, nicely toned coin with a bold portrait and sharp details on the reverse. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 74
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.22 g, 4 h), struck during the reign of Kassander; or possibly under Alexarchos, Uranopolis, c. 300-290. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left;to left, Χ above star on cone; below throne, wreath. Ehrhardt 61B. Price 511. SNG Copenhagen 707. A rare variety; attractively toned and boldly struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 75
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.87 g, 12 h), Miletus, c. 295-275. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram of MI. Müller 1055. Price 2150. Toned and struck on a broad flan. Obverse with minor marks and struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 76
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.91 g, 12 h), struck posthumously under Antigonos II Gonatas, Pella, c. 285-275. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram of ΦΥ; below throne, monogram of ΠYT. Price 568. A very attractive and rare later issue with a particularly artistic, bold, and stylish portrait of Herakles bearing the features of Alexander the Great. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 77
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.08 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in western Asia Minor, c. 240-180. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, serpent within wreath. Price 2820A. Extremely rare and one of the few that exist. Struck on a relatively broad flan. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 78
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.58 g, 6 h), Lampsakos. Head of Athena to right, wearing pendant earring, necklace and crested Corinthian helmet adorned with griffin leaping to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Nike standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and stylis with her left; to left, buckle above crescent over Α. Price P13A (this obverse die). Well centered on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 79
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.05 g, 11 h), Babylon. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, wheel above monogram; below throne, monogram. Price P189. Toned, clear, and of attractive style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 80
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.15 g, 11 h), Babylon. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, wheel above N; below throne, monogram. Price P200. A well centered, clear tetradrachm with lovely underlying golden luster and a splendid high relief obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 81
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 5.42 g, 4 h), struck posthumously under the Regent Kassander, uncertain Macedonian mint, possibly Amphipolis, 317-305. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Rider to right; below horse, HΓ monogram. SNG Alpha bank 398. Glossy olive green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Impressive Bronze of Demetrios Poliorketes
Lot 82
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.12 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in Asia Minor, perhaps Tarsos (?), circa 301-295. Nike on prow of galley to left, blowing a trumpet. Rev. BA ΔΙ Poseidon Pelagaios throwing trident left; to left, obscure monogram. HGC 3, 1031. Newell 62 var. Extremely rare type, apparently unrecorded with this monogram, and without any doubt the best example ever offered on the market. With an attractive dark brown tone. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 83
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.24 g, 3 h), Pella, c. 289-288. Diademed head of Demetrios to right, with bull's horn above his forehead. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon, nude, standing to left, his right foot on a rock, holding a trident with his left hand and resting his right on his right thigh; in outer field to left, monogram of ΚPE; in outer field to right, Z. Newell 91 (obverse die LXXXII). Well struck and nicely toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Early celtic imitation
Lot 84
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.67 g, 9 h), contemporary imitation, uncertain mint. Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. B A Pan right, erecting trophy to right; below legs Antigonos monogram. HGC 3.1, 1049. SNG Copenhagen -. Unusual style; possibly an early Celtic imitation. With an attractive, brownish-gold toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 85
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. Obol (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.08 g, 11 h), Pella or Amphipolis, 200/197-179. Helmeted head of Perseus to right with harpa over his left shoulder. Rev. B-A / Φ-Ι across field, around eagle, standing left on plow to right, with head to right and spread wings; to left, ΔΙ. HGC 3, 1070. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen. 19. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 18. A wonderful coin, well centered and particularly nicely patinated. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 86
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.60 g), Pella or Amphipolis, circa 186-183/2. Macedonian shield. Rev. Β - Α / Φ Macedonian helmet to right. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 18. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 13. A particularly uncommon issue of Philip V with an attractive green-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 87
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.38 g, 3 h), Amphipolis. Wreathed head of the youthful river-god Strymon to right. Rev. MAKE-ΔΟΝΩΝ Ornate trident head; below, two monograms. AMNG 58. Brown patina. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 88
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.21 g, 5 h), Amphipolis. Head of Herakles in lion's skin head-dress to right. Rev. MAKE - ΔONΩN Horse to right, with two monograms below and to right. HGC 3, 336. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 5. Dark, glossy olive-grey patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 89
THESSALY. Gyrton. Circa 400-344 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.48 g, 2 h). Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΓΥΡΤ-ΩΝΙΩΝ (partially retrograde) Horse prancing left; monogram below. BCD Thessaly II 82.3 (this reverse die). Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 90
THESSALY. Herakleia Trachineia. Circa 370-344 BC. Obol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.86 g, 5 h). Head of lion to left, with open mouth and protruding tongue; below, Ε. Rev. ΗΡΑ Club flanked by inscription and two ivy leaves. BCD II 87.1. Struck on a slightly irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 127 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 91
THESSALY. Krannon. Circa 350-300 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.24 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Poseidon (or Zeus) to right. Rev. KPA Warrior on horseback to right. BCD Thessaly 117.1-2 (this obverse die). Nicely centered with a dark brown patina. Obverse die slightly worn as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 92
THESSALY. Krannon. Circa 350-300 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 4.43 g, 2 h). Thessalian warrior on horseback to right. Rev. ΑΤ-ΛA / ΚΡΑ Hydria on cart. BCD Thessaly II 119.12. Rogers 201. Rare with the magistrate's name ATΛΑ. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 93
THESSALY. Krannon. Circa 350-300 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.25 g, 3 h). Rider on horseback to right, wearing petasos and chiton; below, P. Rev. KPAN Bull, with trident above, butting to right. BCD Thessaly II 118.7 (same obverse die). Pleasing, glossy, dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 51 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
A scarce hemidrachm of Lamia
Lot 94
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 400-344 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.67 g, 2 h), circa 390s. Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕΩΝ Amphora with tall handles; to right, prochous with handle to right. Georgiou 1, 4. BCD Thessaly II 121 (same reverse die). A rare variety. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare early hemiobol of Larissa
Lot 95
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.35 g). Petasos of Jason. Rev. ΛARI within incuse square. BCD I Thessaly 1100. BCD Thessaly II 141 (same dies). Rare. Usual rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 96
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.96 g, 2 h). Head and neck of a bull to left, with the head turned to face the viewer. Rev. ΛA Head of bridled horse to right, within incuse square. Liampi, Corpus 15h (V7/R9). BCD Thessaly I 1105. BCD Thessaly II 147. Well centered and clear. Some porosity, typical for the issue, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 97
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.76 g, 8 h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarters facing and wearing ampyx, turned slightly to right. Rev. ΛAPI Horse grazing to right. BCD II 380.17 (same dies). A rare variety. Slightly rough obverse surfaces and with a doublestruck reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 98
THESSALY. Metropolis. Circa 400-350 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.95 g, 6 h). Facing head of horned and bearded river god. Rev. MHTPOΠO Dionysos, bearded and in full robes, seated left on rocks, holding his thyrsos in his right hand and resting his left on the rocks. BCD Nomos 1206. BCD Triton 476. Jameson 1098. Moustaka 97. Very rare and of exceptionally fine style; and actually one of the better preserved example of this type known. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 441 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 99
THESSALY. Pelinna. Circa 425-350 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.52 g, 11 h). Rider, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding spear, on horse prancing to left. Rev. ΠEΛIN-NAIEΩN Mantho standing right, holding open box. BCD Thessaly I 1231. Moustaka 1998.5. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
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