obolos 12
31 March 2018
Webauction
Lot 298
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 12.87 g, 1 h). Head of Perseus to right, wearing Phrygian helmet decorated with stars. Rev. AMIΣOY Pegasos grazing left; below, monogram. HGC 7, 239. SNG BM Black Sea 1215 var (only one of the two monograms appear in the present coin). With a lovely chocolate patina and a reverse type linking the issue with the early tetradrachms of Mithradates. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 299
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.39 g, 12 h). Head of Perseus to right, wearing Phrygian helmet decorated with stars. Rev. AMIΣOY Pegasos grazing left; below, two monograms. HGC 7, 239. SNG BM Black Sea 1213. With a lovely chocolate patina and an appealing portrait; a particularly attractive coin. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 300
KINGS OF PONTOS. Polemo II, circa 38-64. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.31 g), with the portrait of Nero on the reverse, year IΘ (19) = 56-57. BACIΛΕΩΣ ΠΟΛΕΜΩNOC Diademed head of Polemo II to right. Rev. ETOVC IΘ Laureate head of Nero to right. RG 35. RPC I 3828. Toned and with good portraits. Some roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 301
PONTOS. Chabacta. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 13.01 g, 11 h). Head of Perseus to right, wearing Phrygian helmet. Rev. XABAKTΩN Pegasos grazing left; below, monogram; to left, traces of a removed monogram (?). HGC 7, 261. SNG BM Black Sea 1259. Rare, especially with the monogram below the inscription; green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 302
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 120-100 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.23 g, 12 h). Draped bust of Perseus to right, with winged headband. Rev. SINΩ-ΠHΣ Cornucopia between two pilei of the Dioskouroi, surmounted by a star. SNG BM Black Sea 1520 ff. SNG Copenhagen 306. SNG von Aulock 231. A clear coin with a light green-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 303
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes III Euergetes, circa 108-89 BC. Chalkous (Orichalcum, 17 mm, 3.83 g, 6 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ // ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ / ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Winged kerykeion. SNG BM 1555. SNG Greece, KIKPE, 733-734. SNG von Aulock 150. Well centered. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 304
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes III Euergetes, circa 108-89 BC. Chalkous (Orichalcum, 16 mm, 4.09 g, 12 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ // ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ / ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Winged kerykeion. SNG BM 1555. SNG Greece, KIKPE, 733-734. SNG von Aulock 150. A magnificent, sharp example with a lovely dark brown patina and fine surfaces. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 305
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. Circa 367/6-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 3.78 g), Rhodian standard. KA[ΛX] Bull standing left on grain ear; to left, kerykeion and ΔA monogram. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 7, 511. SNG Black Sea 104. SNG Aulock 487-488. Lovely toned; a most attractive example struck on good silver. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 306
BITHYNIA. Nikomedia. C. Papirius Carbo, procurator, 62-59 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.51 g, 11 h), Year ΔKΣ (224) = 59 BC. NIKOMHΔEΩN Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. EΠI ΓAIO[Υ] ΠAΠIΡIOΥ KAΡBΩNOΣ / [PΩMH] / ΔKΣ Roma seated left on pile of shields, holding Nike in right hand, spear in left; in inner left field, monogram. SNG Copenhagen 545. SNG von Aulock 736. Stumpf 120. With a lovely dark green glossy patina. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 101 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 307
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Ziailas, circa 250-230 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.74 g, 10 h). Diademed head of Ziailas to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ZIAHΛA Around trophy. EHC 416. Reinach, “Essai sur la numismatique des rois de Bithynie,” RN 1887, pl. V, 4. SNG von Aulock 243. Extremely rare, and with a good portrait and a green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 308
MYSIA. Astyra. Tissaphernes, circa 400-395 BC. (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.72 g, 9 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. [ΤΙΣΣΑ]ΦΕΡΝΟΥ Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Winzer 6.1 corr. Lovely green patina. Very slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Impressive and Rare
Lot 309
MYSIA. Atarnios. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 0.87 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ATAP Forepart of a horse to right. SNG Copenhagen 27. SNG France 130. Impressively struck; lovely olive green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 310
MYSIA. Parion. 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 2.45 g, 11 h). [Π]A - ΡI Bull standing left, head turned back to right. Rev. Gorgoneion facing, surrounded by snakes. BMC 14-16. SNG France 1357. Well struck and centered for this issue. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 311
MYSIA. Pitane. 4th-3rd century BC. (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 2.00 g, 12 h). Head of Zeus-Ammon facing slightly to right. Rev. ΠΙ-ΤΑ-ΝΑΙΩΝ Coiled serpent to right; pentagram to right. SNG von Aulock 1430. Brown surfaces; well stuck and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 312
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 30 mm, 12.63 g, 11 h), c. 160-150. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram ΠEPΓ; to right, thyrsos entwined by a serpent. Kleiner & Noe Series 19 (this obverse die). Particularly sharp example, nicely toned; only one example recorded by Kleiner & Noe. Slightly weakly struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 313
MYSIA. Pergamon. Early-mid 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.83 g, 12 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘHNAΣ - NIKHΦOPOY Owl standing facing on palm frond; monograms to left and right. SNG France 1908. Fine glossy dark green patina. Some cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 314
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 28 mm, 12.33 g, 11 h), c. 92-88. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ΠEPΓ monogram; to right, serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius; between snakes heads, EY above ΠPYT monogram. Kleiner, Hoard 33. SNG France 1736. Well struck and clear. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 143 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 315
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 12.48 g, 12 h), c. 92-88. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ΠEPΓ monogram; to right, serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius; between snakes heads, AΣ above ΠPYT monogram. Kleiner, Hoard 29. SNG France -. Well centered and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 316
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 12.55 g, 12 h), c. 95-92. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ΠEPΓ monogram; to right, serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius; between snakes heads, ΔΙ monogram. Kleiner, Hoard 17. Pinder 98. SNG France 1722-1723. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 317
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Tetartemorion or 1/48th Stater (Electrum, 5 mm, 0.33 g). Head of tunny to left. Rev. Rough incuse square. SNG France -. SNG von Aulock 7258. Von Fritze I 3. A very rare denomination; nicely centered and clear. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Artistic reverse
Lot 318
TROAS. Antandros. late 5th century BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 1.01 g, 7 h). Head of Artemis Astyrene (?) wearing taenia to right. Rev. ANTAN Head of lion to right, turned slightly toward the front with the left eye very slightly visible; all within a shallow incuse square. SNG von Aulock 7582 var. and SNG Tübingen 2555 var. (later type without incuse square on reverse). Extremely rare, and with a very attractive and well-made reverse. Obverse pitted and scratched, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 319
TROAS. Assos. Circa 500-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.62 g, 7 h). Griffin with curved wings, springing to right. Rev. Head of lion to right within incuse square. SNG Ashmolean 1051. Clear. Minor flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 320
TROAS. Gergis. 4th century BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.15 g, 6 h). Laureate facing head of the Sibyl Herophile, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΓΕΡ Sphinx seated right; below grain ear to right. SNG Ashmolean 1146. SNG Copenhagen 339. Well struck and clear; with attractive surfaces and a fine portrait. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 321
TROAS. Kebren. Circa 387-310 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 7.54 g, 11 h). Ram's head to right, with an eagle standing to the right below. Rev. K-E Laureate head of Apollo to right. Bellinger A28a. SNG Copenhagen 266. SNG von Aulock 1548-9. Solid glossy light green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 322
AEOLIS. Elaia. 2nd-1st century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.25 g, 7 h). Helmeted head of Athena to left. Rev. EΛ Grain-corn within laurel wreath. SNG Copenhagen 172. SNG von Aulock 1604. Attractive glossy olive green patina; well centered and clear. A fine coin. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 323
AEOLIS. Elaia. 2nd-1st century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.29 g, 9 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. E-Λ Grain wear within olive wreath; below, ΖΩBI. SNG Copenhagen 174. Solid green patina, with earthen highlights. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 324
AEOLIS. Kyme. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.52 g, 10 h). Head of goat to right. Rev. K-Y Rosette. Apparently unpublished but cf. CNG e-auction 418, 2018, 248, Gorny & Mosch 176, 2009, 1267 and Hauck & Aufhäuser 18, 2004 167. A scarce type, with around ten examples known; well centered and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 325
AEOLIS. Kyme. 1st century BC-1st century AD. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.11 g, 7 h), Secundas, Prytanis. KYMH Head of the Amazon Cyme to right. Rev. EΠI ΠP CEKOYNΔAC / KY Horse prancing to right. SNG Copenhagen 116. RPC I 2432. Brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 326
LESBOS. Methymna. Circa 350/30-250/40 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.32 g, 11 h). Facing head of Silenos. Rev. Tortoise within circular border; all within a round incuse. HGC 6, 900-901. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Traité II 2262. Carefully centered, toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 327
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 412-378 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.50 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. Head of Pharnabazos to right, wearing satrapal headdress; all in a linear square within an incuse square. HGC 6, 997. Bodenstedt 71b/b. A coin of great interest. With one of the few portraits of a living person to appear on a Greek coin prior to those of the successors of Alexander. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 328
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 12.42 g, 12 h), year 45 (ME) = 90-89. Basket (cista mystica) from which a snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ME (date) above EΦE; to right, lighted torch; between snakes heads, serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius. DCA 325. Kleiner, dated 46. SNG Copenhagen 326. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 329
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 12.39 g, 12 h), year 45 (ME) = 90-89. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ME (date) above EΦE; to right, lighted torch; between snakes heads, serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius. DCA 325. Kleiner, dated 46. SNG Copenhagen 326. Well centered. Obverse struck from a slightly worn, as usual, die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare and unpublished variety
Lot 330
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 28 mm, 12.65 g, 12 h), year 46 (MC) = 89-88. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, MC (date) above EΦE; to right, lighted torch; between snakes heads, headdress of Isis. Kleiner, dated 47. Rare year. Obverse struck from a worn die and slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 331
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 12.72 g, 11 h), year 46 (MC) = 89-88. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, MC (date) above EΦE; to right, lighted torch; between snakes heads, headdress of Isis. Kleiner, dated 47. Rare year. Particularly well centered and well struck reverse. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 332
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 29 mm, 12.48 g, 12 h), year 46 (MC) = 89-88. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, MC (date) above EΦE; to right, lighted torch; between snakes heads, headdress of Isis. Kleiner, dated 47. Rare year. Obverse struck from a worn die and slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 333
IONIA. Kolophon. Circa 310-294 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.03 g, 10 h), Reduced Rhodian standard, Sittas. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. KOΛOΦΩN - ΣITTAΣ Kithara. Kinns. Milne, Colophon 88. Toned and pleasant. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 334
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Archepolis, son of Themistokles, Circa 459 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6.5 mm, 0.25 g, 1 h). Diademed and bearded male head to right. Rev. Eagle flying to left; below, monogram of AP. Cf. Nollé & Wenninger 2a var. (trihemiobol). Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 335
IONIA. Miletos. late 6th-early 5th century BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6 mm, 0.18 g). Lion’s head facing within a triangular border of dots. Rev. Floral or stellar design within a square incuse. Klein 423. SNG Copenhagen (Cyprus, etc.) 343. SNG Kayhan 461. Attractive example of miniature art; well centered and clear. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 336
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.55 g). Horned head of Acheloos as a man-headed bull to right; behind neck seal swimming upwards. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 35a-b. A nicely centered and particularly attractive example. Tiny die break on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 337
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9.5 mm, 2.51 g). Forepart of a griffin to left; to right, vaguely seen here, seal swimming downward. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 42. Boston MFA -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. A particularly rare coin and one of the few that the head of the griffin is intact. Edge split, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 338
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9 mm, 1.29 g). Head of a nymph to left, wearing a sakkos adorned with a central band and rosette earring. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Klein 452. SNG Copenhagen 389–93. SNG von Aulock 1815. With an attractive archaic head and a clear reverse punch. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 339
IONIA. Phokaia. late 2nd-early 1st century BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.48 g, 12 h). Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev. ΦΩKAIEΩN Griffin walking right; above, pileus. SNG Copenhagen 1045. Same dies as CNG e-auction 286, 111. Clear, nicely struck and with a brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 71 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 340
IONIA. Smyrna (as Eurydikeia). Circa 290-287/1 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.94 g, 12 h). Veiled head of Eurydice, daughter of Lysimachos, to right. Rev. EYPYΔΙΚ[EΩΝ] Tripod. Milne, Autonomous 5. SNG Copenhagen 1105. SNG von Aulock 2159. Very rare; olive green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 341
IONIA. Smyrna. Circa 220-190 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.82 g, 12 h), stephanophoric series, Apollodotos. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ZMYPNAIΩN / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY Homer seated left, himation draped over knees, holding scepter in left hand, reading from scroll held before him. Milne, Autonomous 6; same obverse die as Pl. XVIII 6b. Extremely rare: only three examples were known to Milne. Rough, uncleaned surfaces as found, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Unpublished early Trite from Ionia
Lot 342
IONIA. Uncertain. Circa 650-600 BC. Trite (Electrum, 13 mm, 4.72 g), Lydo-Milesian standard. Double palmette tied with knot of Herakles. Rev. Oblong incuse divided into two squares. Boston MFA -. Pozzi -. Rosen -. SNG von Aulock -. Apparently unpublished, a fascinating example of one of the earliest known coins with a recognizable type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 343
IONIA. Achaemenid Period. Autophradates, Satrap of Ionia and Lydia, 392-388 and 380-355 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 9.5 mm, 1.38 g, 9 h). Bearded head of Autophradates to right, wearing kyrbasia. Rev. Monoskelis or tamgha. Winzer 11.7. Glossy dark green patina and a clear and attractive portrait of the Satrap. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 344
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios. Circa 133-88 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.88 g, 1 h), Metrophanes. Sphinx seated left; in field to left, bunch of grapes. Rev. XIOΣ MHTPOΦANΗΣ Chian amphora; in field to left, aplustre; all within ivy wreath. Mavrogordato Period IX -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Unpublished and very rare, apparently one of perhaps only two examples known. Porous reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 345
CARIA. Knidos. Circa 250-210 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.35 g, 12 h), Hippoda.... Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev. IΠΠΟΔA / [K]NI Prow to right. BCD Thessaly (Triton) 63.1 corr. (as Demetrias in Thessaly). Savoca 3 (2017) 286 (same magistrate). SNG Copenhagen 313-315 var. (different magistrates). Extremely rare; dark green glossy patina. Both sides slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 346
CARIA. Mylasa. mid 6th century BC. Tetartemorion or 1/48th Stater (Electrum, 5 mm, 0.29 g, 6 h). Lion's head facing. Rev. Scorpion within shallow incuse square. SNG Kayhan 925-927. Traité II, 1, 94. Weidauer 166-167. Attractive and well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 347
CARIA. Mylasa. mid 6th century BC. Tetartemorion or 1/48th Stater (Electrum, 5 mm, 0.28 g, 6 h). Lion's head facing. Rev. Scorpion within shallow incuse square. SNG Kayhan 925-927. Traité II, 1, 94. Weidauer 166-167. Attractive and well-struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 348
CARIA. Mylasa. Eupolemos, circa 295-280 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.72 g, 5 h). Three overlapping Macedonian shields, the outer two with spearheads at their centers. Rev. EYΠO-ΛEMOY Sword in sheath; in field to left, double axe. SNG Copenhagen (Macedonia) 1168-9. SNG Keckman 223-4. Dark green surfaces with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 349
CARIA. Mylasa. Eupolemos, circa 295-280 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 5.16 g, 9 h). Three overlapping Macedonian shields, the outer two with spearheads at their centers. Rev. EYΠO-ΛEMOY Sword in sheath; in field to left, tripod (?) or monogram (?). SNG Copenhagen (Macedonia) 1168-9. SNG Keckman 223-4. Green patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 350
CARIA. Uncertain. 2nd half of the 5th Century BC. Diobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.83 g, 6 h). Forepart of bull to left. Rev. Forepart of bull to left; uncertain letter to left. Apparently unpublished. The similarities with SNG von Aulock 8044-5 indicate a Carian origin. See CNG e-auction 348, 293 for a similar, but a little later, example. Well struck and toned; a rare coin. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 351
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Kos. 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.72 g, 6 h). Head of Herakles left, wearing lion's skin. Rev. K Crab. Ashton, Beginning, n. 34 and pl. 4, 40. HGC 6, 1336 var (head right). Scarce and with an attractive green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 352
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88-84 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.33 g, 1 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Nikephoros. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. P - O NIKHΦOPOΣ Rose with bud to right; to left, hand holding grain ear. HGC 6, 1461. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group, 249. SNG Keckman 676. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 353
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88-84 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.42 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Maes. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. MAHΣ / Ρ-Ο Rose with bud to both sides, Isis headdress to right. Jenkins 246. HGC 6, 1461. BMC 268. Toned. Flan fault and minor delamination, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 77 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Among the finest known
Lot 354
LYDIA. Philadelphia. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 8.59 g, 1 h), Hermippos son of Hermogenes, archiereus. Draped bust of Artemis to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ - ΕΡΜΙΠΠΟΣ / ΕΡΜΟΓΕΝΟΥΣ - ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΥΣ Apollo, holding patera in his right hand, seated left on a throne with a tall back; on one of the throne posts, owl standing to right; behind to right, lyre. BMC 10. SNG Copenhagen 337-8. Attractive, well-struck and well-centered with a lovely deep green glossy patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 355
LYDIA. Sardes. Circa 133 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 4.00 g, 7 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΣAPΔI-ANΩN Club; all within laurel wreath; below, AY monogram. BMC 10 ff. SNG Copenhagen 470ff. Pleasant dark green glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 356
LYDIA. Sardes. Circa 133 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 2.87 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΣAPΔIANΩN Club; all within laurel wreath; above, monogram. BMC 10 ff. Pleasant glossy green patina. Reverse struck off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Extremely rare Cistophorus from Tralles
Lot 357
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 29 mm, 12.65 g, 12 h), c. 166-160. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, ΤΡΑΛ; to right, eagle with spread wings, standing right, head turned to left. Kleiner & Noe Series 7.12 (this obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 650 var (eagle to right). SNG von Aulock 8282 var (eagle on thunderbolt). Extremely rare; only two examples recorded by Kleiner & Noe. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 358
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 2.83 g, 6 h), Cistophoric series. Lion's skin draped over club; all within ivy wreath. Rev. [TPAΛ] Grape bunch on vine; uncertain symbol. SNG Copenhagen 646-8. Centered and clear. Some roughness typical for the denomination, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 359
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 25 mm, 12.56 g, 12 h), Dion.. magistrate, circa 100-90. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; above, ΔΙΟΝ; to left, TPAΛ; to right, kithara. SNG Copenhagen 657. SNG von Aulock 3259. Well centered and clear. Obverse struck from a very worn die. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 360
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 12.55 g, 1 h), Ptolemaios, undated but year 1 = 133-132. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; above, ΠTOΛ; to left, TPAΛ; to right, Dionysos standing facing, holding long thyrsos with his right hand and bunch of grape with the left. BMC 44-8 var. SNG Copenhagen 662 var. SNG von Aulock 3263-4 var (all from different dates). Rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 361
LYDIA. Tralleis. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.38 g, 11 h), Eka.... Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev. TPAΛΛIANΩN Tripod; behind, olive and laurel branch in saltire, with a fillet hanging down from each; below to left, filleted kerykeion. BMC var (magistrate). SNG Copenhagen 771 var (magistrate). SNG von Aulock -. Unpublished for this magistrate and very rare in general; very unusual arrangement of the ethnic. Possibly overstruck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 362
KINGS OF LYDIA. Time of Ardys to Alyattes, Circa 630s-564/53 BC. Trite (Electrum, 13.5 mm, 4.78 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun with four rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares. SNG Ashmolean 748. Weidauer Group XV, 67. Attractive and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 363
KINGS OF LYDIA. Time of Cyrus to Darios I, Circa 545-520 BC. Siglos (Silver, 16x12.5 mm, 5.24 g, 12 h), Sardes. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. Dewing 2428. SNG Copenhagen 456. SNG Kayhan 1024. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 364
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 166-133 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 12.75 g, 12 h), circa 160-150 BC. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram of ΑΠ; to right, trident. Kleiner & Noe Series 12 var. (trident to right). An extremely rare coin: Kleiner & Noe recorded only one similar example from the American Numismatic Society. Slightly double-struck and uncleaned as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Lot 365
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 166-133 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 12.73 g, 12 h), circa 150-140 BC. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram of ΑΠ; to right, elephant's head to right. Kleiner & Noe Series 23. Pinder 69. SNG Copenhagen 147. SNG von Aulock 8332. Well and clearly struck on a broad flan; nicely toned. Slightly off-centered reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 366
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 88-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27.5 mm, 12.39 g, 12 h), Attalos, c. 88-85. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, AΠΑ; to right, diaulos (double flute); between snakes heads, ATTAΛOY in two lines. Kleiner 1. Pinder 7. SNG von Aulock 3457. Rare. Struck on a broad flan. Area of flatness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 367
PHRYGIA. Laodikeia. Circa 133/88-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 12.42 g, 12 h), c. 90s. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, ΛAO; to right, winged kerykeion; between snakes heads, MAXOC monogram. BMC 13. SNG von Aulock 8409 (this obverse die). All known examples are struck from a single obverse die. Extremely rare variety, well struck and with an attractive toning. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 368
LYCIA. Cadyanda. Time of Dynast Hñtruma, Circa 410-390 BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.72 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. 𐊜𐊀 Head of Hermes to right, wearing winged petasos; monogram to right. Müseler VI, 106. Unpublished prior to Müseler, this is the second known example, after the first appearance of this type in Hirsch 212 (2000), 345 . Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 369
LYCIAN LEAGUE. Patara. Circa 167-100 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.97 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right, with bow and quiver over his shoulder. Rev. ΛYKIΩN / Π-A Kithara within incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 113. SNG von Aulock 4379. Troxell, Lycian 19, but from unlisted dies. Toned and of particularly fine style. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 370
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 460-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 10.88 g, 7 h). Pomegranate surrounded by dotted guilloche border. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right in incuse square. Atlan 16 (O15/A14). SNG von Aulock 4762. Weber 7353 (same dies). Usual die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 371
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 370-360 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 10.68 g, 1 h). Athena, helmeted and wearing long robes, standing left, holding Nike in her right hand and shield with her left; to right, long verical spear; to left pomegranate on branch. Rev. Pamphylian inscription Apollo standing left, holding laurel branch in his right hand, and sacrificing, with phiale held in his left, over altar to left; to right, raven standing left; on the upper left field, countermark of a bull to left within rectangular punch. Atlan 98. SNG France 642 (same dies and countermark). SNG von Aulock 4769. Toned and detailed; rare variety. Flat area on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 372
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.96 g, 7 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. SNG France -. SNG von Aulock 5268. A particularly appealing example, rather scarce without an astragalos or a spear behind Athena's neck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 373
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 1.04 g, 6 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Small head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. SNG France -. SNG von Aulock 5268. Clear and of good style; scarce without an astragalos or a spear behind Athena's neck. Slightly off-centered obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 374
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.95 g, 8 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right; behind her neck, astralagos. SNG France 1933. SNG Ashmolean 1532–4. Nicely toned. Reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 375
LYCAONIA. Ikonion. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.14 g, 12 h), struck possibly in the period of Mithradates VI, Menedemos son of Timotheos. Bust of Perseus to right, seen from the back, wearing winged helmet and with harpa and head of Medusa over his left shoulder. Rev. EIKONIEΩN /MENEΔHM TIMOΘEOV Zeus seated left on throne, holding long scepter and eagle. SNG BN 2268-70. Very rare and with a most artistic and powerful obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished Laranda variant
Lot 376
LYCAONIA. Laranda. Circa 324/3 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.45 g, 2 h). Jugate diademed male heads to right. Rev. ΛΑ Forepart of wolf to right; in field to right, star over cornucopia; in field to left, monogram of ΠΑ with star above. Apparently unpublished, see SNG France 2311 var. For an example from the same reverse die: Roma e-sale 53, 3770. Somewhat rough surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 377
CILICIA. Aigeai. Circa 164-27 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.16 g, 12 h). Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche to right. Rev. AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEPAΣ KAI AΣYΛOY Bridled horse's head to left; ΠAP monogram behind neck. SNG BN 2297. SNG Levante 1658. Well struck on a beveled flan; with an artistic obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 378
CILICIA. Aigeai. Circa 47-29 BC. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.46 g, 3 h). Diademed head or Herakles to right. Rev. AIΓEAI-ΩN / MH ΔΙ Gorytos above club. SNG Levante 1679. SNG France 2312. Rare, and with an attractive patina. Some minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 379
CILICIA. Elaiussa-Sebaste. 1st century BC. (Bronze), Dio.... Diademed head of Zeus to right, with E behind his neck. Rev. EΛAIOYΣΣIΩN Nike advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand; to outer left ΔIO. SNG France 1131. SNG Levante 823. Rare early variety with the small Nike on the reverse. Nicely patinated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Very rare Hierapolis bronze
Lot 380
CILICIA. Hierapolis-Kastabala. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 31 mm, 20.57 g, 11 h). Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to left, with aegis. Rev. Draped bust of Hygeia to left, holding serpent. SNG France -. SNG Levante 1576 (same dies). Scarce, well centered. Minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 381
CILICIA. Hierapolis. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 833.00 g, 1 h). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of city-goddess to right; behind neck, monogram . Rev. [IEΡO]ΠOΛITΩN - TΩN ΠΡOΣ TΩI / ΠΥΡAMΩI The river-god Pyramos swimming to right, holding eagle on his right hand. SNG Levante 1569-70 var. (monogram). SNG France 2215 var. (monogram). Dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 382
CILICIA. Hierapolis. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 3.60 g, 11 h). ICA Turreted and veiled head of Tyche to right. Rev. IEPΟ-ΠOΛΙ-ΤΩΝ in three lines, all within laurel wreath. SNG Levante - . SNG France -. SNG von Aulock -. A possibly unpublished type from the well known series of Cilician Hierapolis. An attractive piece with a green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 383
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 430-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 25x13 mm, 10.77 g, 3 h). Π Youthful male kalpe rider, holding reins in his right hand and goad in his left, sliding off horse galloping to left. Rev. ΚΕΛ Goat kneeling to the left, his head turned back to right. Casabonne Type 2; Celenderis Series II, 9 var. (O–/R5). SNG France 52. Toned, sharply struck and oddly attractive. Struck on a curious, oblong flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 384
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 430-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.71 g, 6 h). Youthful nude rider seated sideways on horse prancing to left, holding the reins with his right hand and a goad in his left, preparing to jump off and run alongside the horse. Rev. ΚΕΛE Goat kneeling to left, its head turned back to right. Casabonne Type 2. Celenderis Series II, 9 var (O-/R5 unlisted obv. die). SNG France 52. Bright and clear. Struck on an oddly shaped flan, lacking the rider's head, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 385
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 430-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 10.85 g, 4 h). Youthful nude rider holding the reins with his right hand and a goad in his left, seated sideways on horse prancing to left, preparing to jump off and run alongside the horse; below horse, A. Rev. ΚΕΛE Goat kneeling to left, its head turned back to right; ivy brach above to right. Casabonne Type 2. Celenderis Series 3-4 var (ethnic). SNG France 46 var (ethnic). Struck on a broad flan. Minor marks and areas of flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 386
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 430-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 10.76 g, 7 h). Youthful nude rider holding the reins with his right hand and a goad in his left, seated sideways on horse prancing to left, preparing to jump off and run alongside the horse; below horse, A. Rev. ΚΕΛE Goat kneeling to left, its head turned back to right; ivy branch above to right. Casabonne Type 2. Celenderis Series 3-4 var (ethnic). SNG France 46 var (ethnic). Well struck on a irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 387
CILICIA. Kelenderis. 3rd century BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.77 g, 12 h). Horse prancing to right. Rev. KEΛ Goat to left, head turned right. SNG Levante 29. SNG France 116. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 388
CILICIA. Kelenderis. 3rd century BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.73 g, 6 h). Horse prancing to right. Rev. KEΛ Goat to right, head turned to left. Göktürk 9. SNG Levante 29-30 var (goat to left). SNG France 116-117 var (goat to left). Attractive details for type. Some roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 389
CILICIA. Korykos. ca. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.28 g, 12 h). Draped bust of Artemis right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder; ΣA to right. Rev. KΩPYKIΩΤΩΝ / EΠI ΔΙ Apollo standing left, holding branch and resting elbow upon tripod to right. SNG France 1099 (cor.). Attractive and pleasing with a dark, green-brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 390
CILICIA. Mallos (?). Tiribazos, satrap, 388-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.68 g, 3 h). Head of Aphrodite to right. Rev. Head of Tiribazos to right, wearing satrapal headdress (bashlyk). SNG Levante 193 (this obverse die, [published as of being from an uncertain mint]). Very rare. Clear and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 391
CILICIA. Uncertain, but perhaps Mallos. Circa 4th century B. Obol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.79 g, 6 h). Facing gorgoneion, wearing triple-pendant earrings. Rev. Sphinx seated to left. Göktürk 48. SNG Levante 250. SNG France 479. Most attractive and of excellent style. Some minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 392
CILICIA. Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.82 g, 6 h). Bearded head of Pan to right. Rev. NAΓI Bearded head of Dionysos to right. SNG Levante 4-5. SNG France 16-18. Well struck with a particularly sharp and elegant obverse. The reverse a little rough, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 393
CILICIA. Olba. Circa 1st Century BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.57 g, 6 h). Filleted club of Hercules. Rev. OΛBE-ΩΝ Tall crenellated tower. SNG Levante 646. Cf. Staffieri, Olba 40. Rare and unusual. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 394
CILICIA. Seleukeia. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 10.97 g, 1 h), Parmeniskos, during his second magistracy. BEP Laureate and draped bust of Artemis (or Apollo) to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder; to right, laurel branch. Rev. CEΛEYKEΩN ΠAPMENICKOY TO B Helmeted head of Athena right, with spear over her shoulder. G. Hirsch Nachf. 346, 2018, C2301. Cf. SNG France 952 var. and SNG Levante Supp. 187 var. (both with differing magistrate's name). Very rare. Struck from rather worn dies, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 395
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 100-30 BC. (Bronze, 26 mm, 7.55 g, 12 h). Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. ΣΟΛΕΩΝ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike. SNG France 1191-3. Edge split, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 396
CILICIA. Soloi-Pompeiopolis. Time of Pompey the Great or later, Circa 66-27 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.97 g, 12 h). Bare head of Pompey the Great right (but possibly with the features of Antony). Rev. ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Nike advancing right, holding palm in left hand and wreath in right; to right, two monograms. SNG Levante 880- 882 var (monograms). SNG France 1214-1217 var (monograms). With an interesting portrait of Pompey, which looks very much like the contemporary portraits of Antony, struck during the mid 30s BC. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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