obolos 12
31 March 2018
Webauction
Lot 496
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy VI Philometor, first reign, 180-164 BC. Obol (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 10.28 g, 12 h), uncertain mint on Cyprus, possibly Salamis, circa 180-170. Diademed head of Zeus Ammon to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY / EYΛ Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread; to left, lotus flower. Lorber, Lotus Series VI.3. SNG Copenhagen 294. Svoronos 1398 (Ptolemy VI with Eulaios). Chocolate brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 497
MOESIA SUPERIOR. Viminacium. Gordian III, 238-244. Dupondius (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.22 g, 12 h), Year 4 = 242/3. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. P M S C-OL VIM / AN IIII Moesia standing facing, her head to left, holding two standards inscribed with, on the left, VII (= Legio VII Claudia) or, on the right, III (= Legio IIII Flavia; to left and right bull and lion. AMNG I, 88. B-B 488. Attractive and clear with a nice patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 498
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Caracalla. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.09 g, 4 h). AV K M AYP ANTΩNINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC I Telesphoros standing facing. AMNG 1593. Varbanov 2978. Fine green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 499
MOESIA INFERIOR. Tomis. Time of Elagabalus to Severus Alexander, 218-235. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.07 g, 1 h). KTICTHC TOMOC Bare head of the Hero-Ktistes Tomos to right, wearing taenia. Rev. TOMEΩC Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. AMNG I 2565. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 500
THRACE. Abdera. Vespasian, with Titus as Caesar, 69-79. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.55 g, 6 h). OYECΠACIANΩ AYTOKPATOPI Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ABΔHPEITAI TITO KAICAPI Bare head of Titus right. BMC 93. RPC II 356 corr. SNG Copenhagen 384. Green-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 501
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.48 g, 6 h). AY K Λ CEΠ CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. AΔPIANOΠOΛEITON (sic!) Grape bunch. Varbanov 3354. Rare type; with dark brown patina and a particularly sharp reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 502
THRACE. Pautalia. Commodus, 177-192. (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.28 g, 6 h). AY• K• M• ΑYΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟС Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΟVΛΠΙΑС ΠΑYΤΑΛΙΑС Homonoia standing facing, head to left, holding patera and cornucopia. RPC IV online 8930 corr (no altar). With a solid green patina and a bold portrait of Commodus. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 503
THRACE. Perinthus. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.62 g, 1 h). NEPΩN KAICAP CEBACTOC Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΠEPINΘΙΩN Statue of Hera of Samos on prow to right. Schönert 243. RPC I 1751. Varbanov 15. Brown-green glossy surfaces. Slightly off-centered obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 504
THRACE. Traianopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 30.5 mm, 13.05 g, 7 h). AY KAI Λ CΕΠ CEYHPOC Π Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΗΓECTATH BAPBAPOY TPAIANOΠOΛEITΩN Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent held in arms. Schönert-Geiss 26. Varbanov 2738. Very rare; only the second example offered for auction the last 20 years. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 505
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Time of Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 24 mm, 10.27 g, 1 h). ΑΜΦΙΠO-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Draped bust of Artemis to right, with quiver over her shoulder. Rev. ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Statuary group of Augustus standing left, raising arm, being crowned by male figure behind; all on basis decorated with three bucrania. RPC I 1627. SNG ANS 157. Dark green patina. Some adjustment marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 506
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Tiberius, 14-37. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.67 g, 11 h). TIBEΡIOY KAIΣAΡOΣ [ΣEBAΣTOY] Bare head of Tiberius to right. Rev. AMΦΙΠOΛITΩN Artemis Tauropolos on bull advancing to right, holding billowing sail over head. RPC I 1631. SNG ANS 168 . Fine dark green patina; very rarely seen -if seen- in better condition. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 61 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 507
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 7.14 g, 5 h). KAICAP TPAIANOC Emperor in military dress on horse prancing to right, pointing spear at a fallen foe. Rev. AMΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos, standing facing, head to left, holding long torch in her right hand and branch in her left; shield on her feet. AMNG 79. RPC 643 . Very rare; light green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 508
MACEDON. Edessa. Gordian III, 238-244. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.68 g, 1 h). AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from the rear. Rev. EΔECCEΩN Roma seated left on shield, holding Nike, being crowned by the Tyche of Edessa standing left behind, holding scepter. Papaefthymiou 29 (D11/R22). SNG ANS 265 (same obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 168 (same obverse die). Varbanov 3674. Exceptional for issue and rarity. Some rough areas on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 509
MACEDON. Edessa. Philip I, 244-249. Diassarion (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 7.42 g, 8 h). AV K M IOYΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. EΔECCAIΩN Roma seated left on shield, holding Nike, being crowned by the Tyche of Edessa standing left behind, holding cornucopia. Papaefthymiou - (D3/R- unrecorded reverse, but close to R8). SNG Copenhagen 172 (same obverse die). A rare variation. Some rough areas on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 510
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 25 mm, 12.02 g, 12 h). ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС ΚΑΙСΑΡ Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ around winged thunderbolt. RPC II 632. SNG Copenhagen 1338. Varbanov 3031 var. Rare. Nicely patinated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 511
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, struck during the reign of Severus Alexander, 222-235. Triassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 13.86 g, 7 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔΟΝ[ΩΝ NE] Alexander the Great standing left, holding thunderbolt with his right hand and long scepter with his left. AMNG 341 corr (figure identified as Zeus). Very rare issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 512
MACEDON. Stobi. Julia Domna, Augusta, AD 193-217. Triassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.82 g, 7 h). IVLIA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. MVNI STOBE Victory advancing to left, holding wreath and palm branch. Vardanov 3876. Attractive deep green patina; scarce coin. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 513
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Rhoemetalces III, with Gaius (Caligula), circa 38-46 . (Bronze, 30 mm, 21.13 g, 6 h), c. 38-41. ΓAIΩ [KAIΣA]ΡI ΓEPMANIKΩ ΣEBAΣTΩ Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. BAΣIΛE-YΣ POIMHTAΛKAΣ KOTYΩΣ Gaius seated left on curule chair, offering diadem to Rhoemetalces, standing to right, holding spear with his left arm. BMC 1-2. Mouchmov 5804. RPC I 1722 corr. (obverse legend). Youroukova 212-3. Very rare, with an appealing glossy green patina with earthen highlights. Some flat areas on the perimeter, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 514
PONTUS. Amisus. Time of Tiberius, 14-37. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.57 g, 6 h), year Ξ (60) = 28-29. AMIΣOY Helmeted bust of Athena to right. Rev. ETOYΣ Ξ Owl standing to left, head facing. RPC 2151. Extremely rare coin; well struck and clear with a lovely green glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 515
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 3.91 g, 1 h). M AVP CEOY AΛEΞANΔPOC AYΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. NIKAIEΩN Lion springing left, with a bucranium held in his forepaws. RG 611. RPC VI online 3245. A very rare type. Some rough areas on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 516
MYSIA. Attaea. Trajan, 98-117. (Orichalcum, 19 mm, 2.96 g, 1 h). ΑΥ ΝΕΡΒA ΤΡΑΙΑΝ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΑΤΤΑ-ΕΙΤΩΝ Draped bust of the Senate to right. BMC 5 var. (obverse legend). RPC III 1756 (this reverse die). Von Fritze 370. Struck on a broad flan; dark green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 517
MYSIA. Germe. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 29 mm, 10.32 g, 6 h), Glykon, strategos. Λ CEΠTIM ΓETAC KA Draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. CTP ΓΛYKΩNOC ΓEPMHNΩN Apollo standing right, placing hand on head and holding lyre set on column; to left, Dracon entwined around tree. SNG France 991. SNG von Aulock 1115. A rare coin with a particularly elegant reverse; earthen highlights. Flan fault on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 518
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.93 g, 12 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius, 178-180. CRISPINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Crispina to right. Rev. COL AVG TROAD Shepherd with lagobolon walking to left towards cavern surmounted by the statue of Apollo Smintheus holding bow and patera. Within cavern smaller statue of Apollo Smintheus lying; behind shepherd, frightened bull running to right, with it's head turned to left. Bellinger A 240. BMC 80. RPC online 198 (this reverse die). SNG Copenhagen 132. With a most unusual reverse and with a bold and attractive portrait of Crispina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 519
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Geta, as Caesar, 198-210. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.57 g, 7 h). IMP C PO SE GETAS Laureate and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. COL AVG TRO Around tripod. Bellinger A25. Rare in such condition; a lovely little coin. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 520
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Volusian, as Caesar, 251. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.63 g, 6 h). IMP C VIBI AFINI OLVSSIANV Draped, and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL AVG TROADE Marsyas standing left on podium, raising hand and holding wineskin over his shoulder. RPC IX 459 (same dies as depicted example). Very rare issue, especially with Marsyas to left. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 521
AEOLIS. Kyme. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 4.35 g, 1 h), c. 63-68. NEPΩNA CEBA-CTON Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. KAICAPEΩN KYM-AI-ΩN Horse prancing to right. BMC 126-7. RPC 2435. SNG Copenhagen 141. Attractive brown patina; well centered on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 522
AEOLIS. Kyme. Time of Valerian to Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.07 g, 7 h). KYMH Turreted and draped bust of the Amazon Kyme to right. Rev. KYMAIΩN Isis standing left, holding sistrum and situla. BMC 121. SNG Copenhagen 135. Centered; green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 523
AIOLIS. Myrina. Time of Antonine Dynasty, 2nd century AD. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.76 g, 6 h). Telesphorus standing facing. Rev. MYPINAIΩN Lyre with four strings; two pellets bellow. BMC 39. RPC IV Online -. Well struck with an attractive green patina. An extremely rare coin. Only the third known. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 524
IONIA. Ephesus. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.14 g, 6 h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩNЄINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. EΦECIΩN Boar running right, with the side pierced by spear. BMC 280. SNG Copenhagen 424. SNG München 167. Minor rough area on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 525
IONIA. Ephesus. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.97 g, 6 h). AΛEΞANΔPOC CE Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. E-ΦECI-ΩN Two naked children tossing astragaloi before cult statue of Diana (Artemis) Ephesia flanked by crescent and star (faintly seen). BMC -. SNG Copenhagen 465. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 526
IONIA. Phokaia. Pseudo-autonomous, 1st-2nd centuries AD. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.79 g, 7 h). Draped bust of Apollo to right; branch to right. Rev. ΦΩKAIΩN Kybele holding patera and tympanon. SNG Copenhagen 1046. SNG Munich 832. Well centered, fine green patina; a rarely encountered type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 527
IONIA. Smyrna. Augustus, with Julia Augusta (Livia), 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.68 g, 12 h), Leontiskos, son of Hippomedon, strategos, c. 10 BC. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩΙ ΖΜΥΡΝΑΙΟΙ Jugate laureate head of Augustus and draped bust of Livia right. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙΣΚΟΣ ΙΠΠΟΜΕΔΟΝΤΟΣ Aphrodite Stratonikis standing facing, holding scepter with her right hand, and Nike with her left hand supported by thin column; to right, dove left. Klose Group XXIII, Series B. RPC I 2466. With bold portraits and a green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 528
IONIA. Smyrna. Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), C. Calpurnius Aviola, proconsul with magistrate Menophanes. ΓAION KAICAPA EΠI AOVIOΛA Laureate head of Caligula to right. Rev. ΣMYPNAIΩN MH-NOΦANHC Nike advancing to right, holding palm frond over shoulder and wreath. BMC 278. RPC I 2473. Brown patina and with a fine portrait. Slightly off centered obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 529
IONIA. Smyrna. Nero with Agrippina Junior, 54-68. Trihemiassarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.38 g, 12 h), Aulos Gessius Philopatris, strategos, 54-59. NEPΩΝΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΝ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΙΝΑΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝ Confronted busts of Agrippina and Nero. Rev. ΑΥΛΟΣ ΓΕΣΣΙΟΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΡΙΣ / ΖΜΥ Nemesis standing right, holding caduceus; serpent to right. BMC 287. Klose Type XXXIII. RPC I 2479. Light olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 530
CARIA. Mylasa. Geta. As Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 36.5 mm, 20.18 g, 6 h). [ΠO CEΠTIMIOC ΓETAC KAI] Draped, and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. [MYΛΑ]-CEΩN Facing cult statue of Zeus Labraundos within tetrastyle temple with wreath in pediment. Akarca 90. BMC 38. SNG Copenhagen 437. SNG München 372. SNG von Aulock 2630. Areas with thick layer of cleanable deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 531
CARIA. Trapezopolis. Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.02 g), Apollodotos son of Lykotes, magistrate. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Capricorn to left, with globus and cornucopia. Rev. ΑΠΟΛ-ΛΟΔΟΤΟΣ ΛΥΚΩΤΟY Quiver; monogram of Apollodotos below; monogram to outer left. RPC I 2850. A scarce coin. Slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 532
LYDIA. Apollonis. Time of Septimius Severus to Caracalla, 193-217. (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.84 g, 6 h). Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right wearing aegis. Rev. AΠOΛΛΩNIΔEΩN Lion walking slowly to right. BMC 14. BNF (Paris Collection) inventory number AA.GR.5078. Very rare and in exceptional condition for issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 533
LYDIA. Maeonia. Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.10 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Herakles to left. Rev. MAIO-NΩN Omphale advancing right, wearing lion's skin and holding club over shoulder. BMC 17-18. Lindgren I, 749. RPC IV online, 1325. SNG Copenhagen 222-223. SNG München 302. Perfectly centered and clear, with an unusual reverse; nicely engraved dies. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished new variety
Lot 534
LYDIA. Magnesia ad Sipylum. Gaius (Caligula), with Germanicus and Agrippina Senior, 37-41. (Orichalcum, 20 mm, 4.68 g, 12 h). ΓAION KAICAPA CEBACTON Radiate head of Gaius to right. Rev. MAΓN-HTΩN A-ΠO CIΠY-ΛOY Germanicus, with his toga drawn up over his head, standing facing on the left holding patera; to right, Agrippina Senior, as Demeter, standing left, holding grain ears in her right hand and scepter with her left. RPC I 2454-5 var. (no inscriptions on the fields). Possibly an unpublished variety of a relatively scarce and desirable issue of Magnesia. Well struck and nicely centered on a relatively broad flan . Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 535
LYDIA. Tralles. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 32 mm, 15.18 g, 6 h), Euarestos, grammateus. AY KAI ANTΩNEINOC Laureate bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. EΠI ΓPA EYAPECT-OY TPAΛΛIANΩN Nike advancing to left, holding wreath and palm. BMC 149. RPC online 1606. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 536
LYDIA. Tripolis. Time of Elagabalus to Gallienus, 218-268. (Bronze, 28 mm, 10.17 g, 6 h). IEPA BOYΛH Veiled bust of the Senate of Tripolis to right. Rev. TPI-ΠOΛ-EITΩN Tetrastyle temple, within which, statue of Leto running left, looking back, carrying her two children, Artemis and Apollo one in each arm. BMC 36. RPC VI 5568 (temporary). SNG München 803. Brown surfaces; particularly round flan and well centered. Minor flatness on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 537
PHRYGIA. Acmoneia. Nero, 54-68. (Orichalcum, 20 mm, 4.72 g, 11 h), Lucius Servenius Capito, archon, with his wife Iulia Severa. NEPON KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ Laureate head of Nero to right, flanked by filleted caduceus and crescent. Rev. ΣEPOYHNIOY KAΠITΩNOΣ KAI IOYΛIAΣ ΣEOYHPAΣ AKMONEΩN Zeus seated left on throne, holding patera and scepter; EΠI and APX monograms above his hand; owl at his feet. BMC 41. RPC I 3174. SNG Copenhagen 28. A spectacular coin with excellent surfaces and a superb portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 538
PHRYGIA. Acmoneia. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.22 g, 5 h). ΚΑΙСΑΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΑΚΜΟΝЄΩΝ Artemis in short chiton standing left, head turned to right, holding bow with her extended left hand and drawing arrow from her quiver; on field to left long torch. RPC III 2612. The best available example, with only four recorded by the editors of RPC. Wonderful style, pleasant surfaces, excellent patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 539
PHRYGIA. Amorium. Time of Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.39 g, 5 h). PΩMH Helmeted bust of Roma to left. Rev. AMOPI-NΩN• Clasped right hands. SNG Copenhagen 119 (this obverse die). SNG München -. SNG von Aulock -. Cf. Obolos 10 (2018), 301 for an example of the same dies. Rare with Roma to left; attractive earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 540
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Time of Septimius Severus to Caracalla, 193-217. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.35 g, 7 h). ΘEA PΩMH Turreted and draped bust of Roma to right. Rev. ANKYPANΩN Dionysos standing to left, holding cantharus and thyrsus. BMC 17. SNG Copenhagen 134. SNG von Aulock 3428. Carefully centered, nicely patinated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 541
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 26 mm, 8.05 g, 12 h), Plancius Varus, legatus pro praetore. AYTOKPATΩP KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ OYEΣΠΑΣIANOΣ Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΚΟΙΝΟN ΦΡΥΓΙΑΣ ΑΠΑΜΕΙΣ Bundle of five grain ears. BMC 150. SNG München 152-3. RPC II 1389. Green patina with earthen highlights/deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 542
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.12 g, 6 h). [AΔPIANOC] KAI CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, wearing aegis. Rev. AΠAMEΩN MAPCYAC [KIBΩTOI] Marsyas reclining left in a rocky cave above which are five chests (KIBΩTOI), holding cornucopia in his left hand and double flute in his right. RPC III 2586. SNG von Aulock 3492. Attractive patina, pleasant surfaces and with a spectacular reverse. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 543
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 144-161. (Bronze, 27 mm, 5.75 g, 7 h), struck under Antoninus Pius. Μ ΑVΡΗ ΟVΗΡΟС ΚΑΙ Head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ΑΠΑΜEΩΝ Veiled Homonoia standing to left, extending her right arm. BMC 161. RPC online 1738. Struck on a particularly broad and thin flan; the first available example of this rare type. Flan crack and obverse somewhat weak, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 544
PHRYGIA. Bruzus. Julia Domna, 193-217. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.31 g, 5 h). IOVΛIA CEBAC Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. BPOYZHNΩN Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus; to his left, uncertain ram standing to left. Apparently unpublished in the standard references; cf. Naumann 44, (2016) 676 (same dies). The third known example, all sharing the same pair of dies; beautiful earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 545
PHRYGIA. Cadi. Agrippina Minor, 50-59. (Orichalcum, 15.5 mm, 2.37 g, 11 h), struck under Claudius. [ΑΓΡΙΠΠΙΝΑΝ] ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗΝ Draped bust of Agrippina to right, her hair falling in a queue down the back of her neck. Rev. ΚΑΔΟ-ΗΝΩΝ Cult statue of Ephesia Artemis. BMC 20. RPC 3064. SNG Copenhagen 251. Scarce variety; clear portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 546
PHRYGIA. Cidyessus. Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. (Bronze, 26 mm, 8.45 g, 5 h), struck under her husband, Philip I, dated year 2 (B) =245-246. MAP• ΩTA• CЄOYHPAN / •CЄB• Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right, wearing stephane. Rev. ЄΠI• AYP• MAPKOY• AP• / •TO• B /KIΔYHCC/ЄΩN Zeus seated left on throne, holding patera and sceptre. Aulock, (Phrygien), 593. BMC 17. SNG von Aulock -. Untouched light green patina with earthen highlights; a coin from a very rare mint. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 547
PHRYGIA. Docimeium. Faustina II as Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 4.10 g, 6 h), struck under Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius. ΦΑYСΤEΙΝΑ СEΒΑС Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right. Rev. ΔΟΚΙΜEΩΝ Hygieia standing to right, feeding serpent from patera. BMC 24. RPC Online 1977. SNG Copenhagen 359. Dark brown glossy patina; a type known only from four examples. Slightly off-centered reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 548
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Tiberius, 14-37. (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.15 g, 1 h), Valerios Zmertorix, magistrate. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. OYAΛEPIOΣ ZMEPTOPIΞ - EYMENEΩ/N Bull butting to right. BMC 35. RPC I 3144. SNG von Aulock 8368 (this obverse die). Well centered and with complete legends. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 549
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. Augustus with Fabius Maximus as proconsul, 27 BC-14 AD. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.11 g, 11 h), Dryas, grammateus. [ΦΑ]ΒΙΟΣ ΜΑΞΙΜΟΣ Bare head of Fabius Maximus to right. Rev. ΙΕΡΑΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΔΡΥΑΣ in three lines within laurel wreath. RPC I 2941. Rare; fine green glossy patina; unusually fine for issue. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 550
PHRYGIA. Hieropolis. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.80 g, 6 h). AYT• KAI •M• AYP ANTΩNEINO/C Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. IEPOΠOΛEITΩN Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and torch. BMC 18-20 var (obverse inscription). SNG Copenhagen 478. Light green patina with earthen highlights. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 551
PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Time of Septimius Severus to Caracalla, 193-217. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.23 g, 3 h). ΘEA PΩMH Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Roma to left. Rev. ΛAOΔI-KEΩN Clasped right hands. BMC 121-123. Rare; sharp and well struck; the best available example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 552
PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Time of Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.75 g, 12 h), Kornelios Dioskourides. Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΔΙΑ Κ ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond. BMC 77. SNG Copenhagen 572. RPC II 1293. A rare type. Fine details. Slightly off-centered reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 553
PHRYGIA. Lysias. Time of Marcus Aurelius to Commodus, 161-192. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 3.30 g, 11 h), Attalos, magistrate. ΔHMOC Head of Demos to right, his hair bound with taenia. Rev. EΠI ATTAΛOV ΛYCIAΔE-ΩN Dionysos, naked to waist, holding bunch of grapes in his right hand and long thyrsos with his left. BMC 1. Martin, Lysias 1. RPC IV online 1907. SNG Copenhagen 615. A sharp and well struck example of excellent quality; without doubt, the best available example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 554
PHRYGIA. Lysias. Gordian III, 238-244. 2 Assaria (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.04 g, 6 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ-Ω ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. ΛVCΙΑ-ΔΕΩΝ Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopiae. RPC VII 724. SNG von Aulock 3882 (same dies). Von Aulock, Phrygiens 703-709 (same dies). Olive green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 555
PHRYGIA. Stectorium. Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.70 g, 6 h). AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. CTE-KTOΡHN /ΩN Hero on horseback to right,, holding bipennis. BMC 17. SNG Copenhagen 695. This coin was published in wildwinds: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/phrygia/stectorium/t.html. Well centered, with an appealing deep green patina and a very clear reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 556
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Orbiana, Augusta, 225-227. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.16 g, 12 h), struck under her husband, Severus Alexander. ΓΝ СE СΑΛ ΒΑ ΟΡΒΙΑΝΗ СE Draped bust of Orbiana to right. Rev. CIΔΗΤΩΝ Turreted Homonoia standing to left, sacrificing over lighted altar from patera and holding massive cornucopia. RPC online 6434. SNG Copenhagen 843. SNG France 843. Very rare type, with only four coins recorded by the editors of RPC. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 557
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Gallienus, 253-268. 11 Assaria (Bronze, 30 mm, 14.08 g, 12 h), after 260. ΑΥΤ ΚAI ΠO ΛΙΚ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC CΕ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right with star above his head; to right, IA (mark of value). Rev. CIΔHTΩΝ NEΩKOPΩN Apollo standing facing, head to left, holding laurel branch with his right hand and resting his left on a tripod entwined by Python; lyre on his feet to left . SNG France 916 (same dies). Green surfaces with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 558
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Time of the Antonine Dynasty, 138-192. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 1.53 g, 6 h). ANTIOCH Draped bust of Hermes to right; caduceus behind. Rev. COLONIA Rooster standing to right. SNG France 1068 (this obverse die). A particularly attractive coin of fine style for period and denomination. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 559
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 5.05 g, 6 h), regnal year IIII (4) = 196-197. IMP C SE-V PERP AVG IIII Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ANTIOCH COLONIAE Draped bust of Mên set on crescent to right, wearing Phrygian cap. Krzyzanowska IX/10 Pl. 8. Very rare! Brown surfaces and with a spectacular and clear early portrait of Severus. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 560
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.19 g, 11 h). PIVS AVG SEVERVS Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ANTIOCH-E GE COL CA Genius standing left, holding branch and cornucopia. SNG France 1110 (same dies). Well centered and clear example with a bold and attractive portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 561
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.85 g, 6 h). L SEP SEV PERT AVG IMP P P Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ANTIOCH G-EN COL CA Genius standing left, holding branch and cornucopia. SNG France 1108-115 var (obverse inscription). Dark glossy patina; unusual with this obverse legend. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 562
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.27 g, 6 h). L SEP SEV PERT AVG IMP P P Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ANTIOCH G-EN COL CA Genius standing left, holding branch and cornucopia. SNG France 1108-115 var (obverse inscription). Olive grey patina; unusual with this obverse legend. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 563
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.75 g, 7 h). IVLIA DO-MNA AC (sic!, D retrograde) Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ANTIOCH MENCIS COL Mên standing right, with foot on bucranium, holding scepter and crowning Victory; to left, cock standing left. SNG France 1133-4. SNG Copenhagen 39. Green patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 564
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.53 g, 6 h). IVLIA A-VGVSTA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ANTIOCH GEN C L CAS (sic!) Turreted Tyche of Antiochia standing left, holding branch and cornucopia. Krzyzanowska obv. XX. SNG France 1130 (this obverse die). Glossy dark green patina; attractive surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 565
PISIDIA. Isinda. Time of Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.59 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ICINΔEΩN Hermes seated left on cippus, holding purse in his right hand and caduceus in his left. BMC 11. Von Aulock, Pisidien I, 748. Olive green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 566
PISIDIA. Isinda. Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. (Bronze, 27 mm, 16.84 g, 1 h), struck under her husband, Philip I. MAP OTAK CEYHPAN CE Draped bust right, wearing stephane, set on crescent. Rev. ICINΔEΩN Isis seated to right on throne, suckling Horus; before her, serpent coiled to left. BMC -. SNG France -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock - (but this obverse die as 5043). A rare coin, possibly unpublished; Green-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 567
LYCAONIA. Iconium (Claudiconium). Marcus Annius Afrinus, legatus augusti, circa 49-54. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.12 g, 1 h). ANNIOC AΦPEINOC Bare head of Annius Afrinus to right. Rev. KΛAY-ΔEIKONIEΩN Perseus standing facing, head to left, holding harpa in his right hand and head of Medusa with his left. RPC I 3543 (same dies). Von Aulock, Lykaonien, 245-249. Very rare. Some roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 568
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.44 g, 12 h), 62-65. NEPΩN KAICAP CEBACTOC Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. KΛAYΔEI-KONIEΩN Veiled head of Perseus to right; behind neck, harpa. RPC I 3545. Dark green glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 569
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 22 mm, 10.23 g, 11 h). IMP CAESAR VESPASIAN AVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. COL IVL / AVG - ICONI Priest plowing left with yoke of oxe. RPC II 1609 (two examples noted). Rare; around five examples available. Some earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 570
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.77 g, 6 h). ANTON AVG P Head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COL ICO River-god, head to right, reclining left on urn from which water flows, holding reed in his right hand. RPC IV online 7755 corr. = Von Aulock, Pisidien II, 1069 corr. (identified as 'Cremna' in Pisidia). Very rare. Slightly rough, otherwise,
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 571
LYCAONIA. Lystra. Titus, 79-81. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.16 g, 7 h). IMP T• CAE AVG VESPA• Laureate head of Titus to left. Rev. COL IVL LVƧ Helmeted and cuirassed male bust to left, seen from behind; two spears to right. RPC II 1606. Very rare. Some deposits and reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 572
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Domitian with Domitia, 81-96. (Bronze, 22 mm, 9.24 g, 11 h), year 112 (PIB) = 93-94. AYTO KAI ΘΕ YI ΔOMITIANOΣ CE ΓEP Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. KAICAPEΩN ΔOMETIA CEBACTH / IB - P Draped bust of Domitia to left. RPC II 1749. SNG France 2019-2020. Ziegler 76 (Vs1/Rs3). Lovely green patina, excellent portraits. Slightly off centered reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 573
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Time of Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 8.80 g, 12 h). ΚΑΙСΑΡEΩΝ ΠΡ ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΩ (ΠΡ as monogram) Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. EΤΟΥС ΒΛΡ Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche to right. RPC III 3372. SNG Levante 1379. Green brown patina; attractive details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 574
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Trajan, with Marciana, 98-117. (Bronze, 24 mm, 10.53 g, 12 h), year BAP (132) = 113/4. AYTO KAI NEP TPAIANOC CE ΓEP ΔA Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. KAICAPE ΠP ANAZAPBΩ MAPKIANHN ΘE / ET - BΛP Draped bust of Marciana to right. RPC III 3371. Ziegler 107. Well centered; remarkable portrait of Marcianna. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 575
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Time of Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.84 g, 6 h), year ΠP (180) = 160-161. ET ΠP Horse walking slowly to right. Rev. ANAZAPBЄ River-God Pyramos swimming to right, his head turned to left. RPC IV online 3636. SNG Levante 1394. Ziegler 152. A well centered example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 576
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Macrinus, 217-218. Triassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.94 g, 12 h), 217. AYT K M OΠEΛ MAKPEINOS CEB Laureate head of Macrinus to right. Rev. ANAZAP ENΔOΞ MHT PΩM TPOΠ KEK / ΓB Two temples; a tetrastyle to left and an octastyle to right. SNG France -. SNG Levante 1416 var (legends). Green patina with earthen highlights; rare variation of a relatively rare type. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 577
CILICIA. Flaviopolis-Flavias. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 28 mm, 10.96 g, 1 h), regnal year ZI (17) = 89-90. ΔΟΜЄΤΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right; to right, rectangular incuse countermark with bust of Athena to right. Rev. ΦΛΑVΙΟΠΟΛЄΙΤωΝ ЄΤΟYC ZΙ Draped busts of the Dioscuri, wearing laureate piloi surmounted by star. RPC II 1757. SNG France 2171. SNG Levante 1529; for c/m: Howgego 190. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 578
CILICIA. Flaviopolis-Flavias. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 28 mm, 8.11 g, 12 h), year 80 (Π) = 152-153. ΑYΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟС / СЄΒ Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΛΑΟYΙΟΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ ЄΤΟ Π Laureate and bearded head of Zeus or Kronos (?) to right, with slight drapery over his shoulders. RPC IV online 9910. SNG Levante 1538. SNG France 2178-2179. Ziegler 1240. Dark green patina; well centered. Edge splits, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 579
CILICIA. Flaviopolis-Flavias. Caracalla, 197-217. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 8.50 g, 5 h), year ΘΛP (139) = 211-212. M AΥP ANTΩNEINOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΦΛΑΥΙΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Dioscuroi standing facing, heads turned to each other, both holding long spear and wearing chlamys and helmet decorated with a star; [ΘΛP on the exergue]. SNG Levante 1546 (this obverse die). SNG von Aulock 5562 (this obverse die). Green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 580
CILICIA. Hierapolis-Castabala. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.94 g, 6 h). ΦΑΥСΤEΙΝΑ СEΒΑСΤΗ Draped bust of Faustina Junior as Selene to right, with crescent on forehead. Rev. ΙEΡΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ Radiate and draped bust Marcus Aurelius to left, with the features of Helios. RPC IV online 6183. SNG Levante 1587. SNG France 2231. Brown glossy patina; well centered and particularly appealing on hand. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 581
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 6.39 g, 12 h), year BM (41) = 92-93. AYTOKPATΩP KAICAP ΔOMITIANOC Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IPHNOΠOΛEITΩN ET BM Hygieia standing facing, head turned to right, holding branch and a patera from which she feeds serpent. RPC 1763. SNG France 2249. SNG Levante 1600 var. (star on reverse). Well centered on a bevelled flan. Some adjustment marks on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 582
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Domitian with Domitia, 81-96. (Bronze, 25 mm, 13.00 g, 11 h), year ΓM (43) = 93-94. AYTOKPATΩP ΔOMITIANOC ΔOMITIA CEBACTH Laureate head of Domitian and bare head of Domitia facing each other. Rev. IPHNOΠOΛЄITΩN ETO ΓM Turreted Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. RPC 1768. SNG France 2250. SNG Levante 1603. Well centered on a bevelled flan. Some adjustment marks on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 145 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 583
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.33 g, 12 h), year ZM (46) = 98-99. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙСΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΖΜ Nemesis standing to right, holding kerykeion; at feet, wheel. RPC 3389. SNG France 2251. SNG Levante 1604. Light green patina. Some cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 584
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 11.05 g, 5 h), year 144 (ΔMP) = 195/6. ΑΥΤ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕYΗΡΟΝ ΠΕΡ CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right, countermarked at 4h with Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent held in hands, within oval incuse. Rev. ΕΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΕΤΟΥC ΔMP Head of Asclepius to right with serpent-entwined staff to his right; ΔMP (date) below. Karbach 68.1. SNG France 2264. SNG Levante 1611 (same dies). For countermark, Howgego 270. Well centered and clear; fine green patina strengthened by the earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 585
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.44 g, 6 h), year ΔMP (144) = 194-195. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEB Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. IPЄNOΠΟΛITΩN ETO ΔMP Veiled and bearded head of Herakles to right. Karbach 55. SNG France 2265. SNG Levante 1612. Green patina with earthen highlights. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 586
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.30 g, 6 h), year ΘMP (149) = 200-201. Λ CЄΠTIMIOC ΓЄTAC KAI Braped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ЄIPHNOΠOΛЄITΩN ЄTOY / Θ-M-P Herakles standing right, holding bow and lion's skin with his left hand and resting on his club with his right. Karbach 76. SNG France -. SNG Levante -. Ziegler 1340. With a lovely portrait of the young prince. Struck from a partially worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 587
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.62 g, 6 h), year ΔΟΡ (174) = 224-225. AYT K AΛEΞ-ANΔPOC Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. EIPHNOΠ ΔOP Helmeted bust of Athena to right. RPC online 6882 = SNG Leypold 2407 (same dies). An extremely rare coin; only one known, published in SNG Leypold. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 588
CILICIA. Laertes. Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 4.47 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС. Rev. ΛΑEΡΤΙΤΩΝ Demeter seated left on throne, holding grain ears and poppy with her extended right hand and torch with the left. RPC III 2748. SNG France 589. SNG Levante 371. Untouched green patina as found and a strong portrait of Trajan. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A charming Chalkous from Olba with a great patina
Lot 589
CILICIA. Olba. Ajax, High Priest, 10-15 AD. Chalkous (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.37 g, 12 h), Year 2 = 11/12. Head of Ajax as Hermes to right, wearing close-fitting cap. Rev. ΑΙΑΝ-ΤΟΣ / ΤΕY-ΚΡΟY / E B in four lines. RPC I 3730. SNG France 806. SNG Levante 633. A charming little coin with beautiful green patina. Struck on a broad flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 590
CILICIA. Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 33 mm, 15.72 g, 6 h). ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC CЄBA Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind; countermark of pellet within triangle over ear; K (?) countermark against the neck. Rev. CЄΛЄYKЄΩN TΩ ΠPOC TΩ KA-ΛV / ЄΛЄ-VΘЄ-PA-C Nike on globe, advancing to left, holding palm in her left hand and wreath in her right. SNG BN 1027-1028 (this obverse die, but variation on the reverse legend arrangement). SNG Levante 767 (this obverse die, but variation on the reverse legend arrangement); for c/m, Howgego 670. Green-brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 591
GALATIA. Ancyra. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 31 mm, 21.72 g, 6 h). ΑYΤ Μ ΑVΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟС Laureate and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ ΑΝΚVΡΑС Turreted Tyche seated left on throne, holding rudder and cornucopia; below and to left, river god swimming. RPC online 6222. SNG France 2451. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 592
GALATIA. Ancyra. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.63 g, 1 h). Π CEΠ ΓETAC KE Head of Geta to right. Rev. MHTΡOΠ ANKYΡAC Asclepius standing facing, his head turned to left, leaning upon serpent-entwined staff. BMC - (but cf. 37 for a same obverse die). SNG France - (but cf. 2521 for a same obverse die). SNG von Aulock -. A very rare, possibly unpublished type. Some rough areas on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 593
Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 1.62 g, 11 h), Caesarea, Cappadocia, 59-60. [NERO CLAVD DIVI CL]AVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. Victory seated right on globe, holding wreath in both hands. BMC 409. RIC 617. RPC 3645. Sydenham 82. A sharp example, with a really fine portrait and pleasant surfaces. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 594
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 1.71 g, 12 h), circa 56-58. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. Victory standing right, her right foot on a globe, inscribing shield propped on her right knee. BMC 411. Cohen 351. Henseler 60. RIC 618. RPC 3646. Sydenham 83. Walker 470-2. Toned and with a fine early portrait of Nero. Struck on a tight, as usual, flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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