obolos 13
15. June 2019
Webauction
Lot 749
CRUSADERS. Edessa. Baldwin II, second reign, 1108-1118. Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.74 g, 9 h). BΑΓΔΟΙ[NΟC ΔΟΥ CTAΥ] Baldwin II, wearing armor and conical helmet, standing front, head to left, holding cross in his right hand and placing his left on the hilt of his sword. Rev. Cross fleuronnée with pellet in each end. CCS 9(a). Metcalf 111. Very rare type; earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An uncommon Chios Ducat
Lot 750
CRUSADERS. Chios. Maona Society, circa 1347-1385. Ducat (Gold, 21.5 mm, 3.53 g, 10 h), imitating a Venician ducat of Antonio Venier, uncertain mint in Chios. S M NЄNTI DVX NTO VЄNЄRI S. Marco standing right and Doge kneeling left, holding banner between them. Rev. • SI• T • T NPK•V•TV • IЄG•ISTЄ• DV•DV•T Christ standing facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels, surrounded by mandorla containing nine stars; pellet between feet. Friedberg 2c. Gamberini 394. Same dies as Stack's 163, 16 November 2011, 22198. Die break on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
An extremely rare and beautifully toned Gigliato of Chios
Lot 751
CRUSADERS. Chios. Maona Society, circa 1347-1385. Gigliato (Silver, 29 mm, 3.72 g, 3 h), c. 1347-1373. +DUX• IANVEN• QUEM •DVS(sic!)• PTEGAT Doge enthroned holding scepter and globus crusiger. Rev. :+: CONRADVS: REX: REMNORVM (sic!) Cross floreate. Lunardi S11 o. Metcalf 1163 var. (legend). Schlumberger XIV, 7 var (legend). Slocum 77. Tzamalis Φ 179 var (legend). Rare and desirable. with an attractively lustrous old cabinet toning. Reverse slightly doubled and with a tiny edge split, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 752
CRUSADERS. Beyliks of Western Asia Minor. After 1348. Ducat (Electrum, 21.5 mm, 3.38 g, 7 h), late 'K' Series, imitating the Venetian ducats of Andrea Dantolo, (1344-1354). ANDR DANDVLO - •S N VENETI / DVX Doge kneeling left, grasping long, cross-tipped scepter handed to him by St. Mark, standing right before him. Rev. •SIT T XPE DATO•T•V - K SIS ISTE DVCAT Christ standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Gamberini 344 (under Robert d'Anzou). Ives pl. XIII. CNI VII 37 (under Venetians in the Levant). Lambros-Clarence 89-95 (under Robert d'Anzou). Mazarakis (Lanz) 707. Mazarakis, Beyliks, Group I. A rare early example struck in debased gold. Rough obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 172 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 753
CRUSADERS. Beyliks of Western Asia Minor. After 1348. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.44 g, 7 h), late 'K' Series, imitating the Venetian ducats of Andrea Dantolo, (1344-1354). ANDR DANDVLO• - S M VENET /DVX Doge kneeling left, grasping long, cross-tipped scepter handed to him by St. Mark, standing right before him. Rev. •SIT T XPE DATOTV - K SIS ISTE DVCAT Christ standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Gamberini 344 (under Robert d'Anzou). Ives pl. XIII. CNI VII 37 (under Venetians in the Levant). Lambros-Clarence 89-95 (under Robert d'Anzou). Mazarakis (Lanz) 707. Mazarakis, Beyliks, Group I. A rare early example struck in debased gold. Obverse somewhat rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 754
CRUSADERS. Beyliks of Western Asia Minor. After 1348. Ducat (Gold, 22 mm, 3.45 g, 3 h), late 'K' Series, imitating the Venetian ducats of Andrea Dantolo, (1344-1354). ANDR DANDVLO - S M VENETI Doge kneeling left, grasping long, cross-tipped scepter, handed to him by St. Mark, standing right before him. Rev. •SIT T XPE DATOTV - K SIS ISTE DVCAT• Christ standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Gamberini 344 (under Robert d'Anzou). Ives pl. XIII. CNI VII 37 (under Venetians in the Levant). Lambros-Clarence 89-95 (under Robert d'Anzou). Mazarakis (Lanz) 707. Mazarakis, Beyliks, Group I. A rare early example struck in debased gold. Usual roughness on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A rare Ducat of the Order of St. John in Rhodes
Lot 755
CRUSADERS. Knights of Rhodes (Knights Hospitallers). Fabrizio del Carretto, 1513-1521. Ducat (Gold, 22.5 mm, 3.51 g, 12 h), imitating the Venetian Ducat, mint of Rhodes. •F•FABRICII•D•CA - S•IOANNI / MF The Grand Master of the order kneeling left before St. John, jointly holding banner. Rev. •SIT•T •XPЄ•DΛT•OT - •RЄGIS •ISTЄ•DVC Christ Pantokrator standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Friedberg 11. Gamberini 386 var. Schlumberger 14 var (legends). A fresh, sharp and clear ducat with a darkish old collection toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1040 CHF
Starting Price: 850 CHF
Lot 756
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Philip of Savoy, 1301-1307. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18.5 mm, 0.82 g, 8 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +PHS D SAB ACH around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄ CLARЄNCIA Châtel tournois; to left and right, pellet; below, star. CCS 20. Metcalf, Crusades 973-5. Tzamalis Φ 66. Wäckerlin 400. Clear, sharp and toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 757
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Isabelle de Villehardouin, 1297-1301. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.86 g, 6 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +YSABЄLLA• P• ACH around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄ CLARЄNCIA Châtel tournois. CCS 16. Metcalf, Crusades 962 ff. Tzamalis Φ 65. Wäckerlin 399. A particularly clear and well-preserved example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 758
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Philippe de Taranto, 1307-1313. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.62 g, 3 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•PHS• P• ACH• TAR• D• R• around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄ CLARЄNCIA Châtel tournois; below, lis. CCS 25. Metcalf, Crusades 979-982. Tzamalis Φ 68. Wäckerlin 401. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 759
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Ferdinand de Majorca, pretender, 1315-1316. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.84 g, 12 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +FNANS• F D MAIOR'K around cross pattée. Rev. •+DЄ CLARЄNCIA• Châtel tournois. CCS 31. Metcalf, Crusades 987. Tzamalis Φ 70. Wäckerlin 403. A rare issue of a short-lived ruler and among the better examples known. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 760
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Mahaut de Hainaut, 1316-1321. Denier Tournois (Billon, 20 mm, 0.89 g, 9 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +MAHAVTA• P ACH around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄ CLARЄNCIA Châtel tournois; to left, C. CCS 36. Metcalf, Crusades 1005-8. Tzamalis Φ 71 var. Wäckerlin 405. Toned; a rare late variety. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 761
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Jean de Gravina, 1322-1333. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.76 g, 12 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). •+•IOHS P ACHЄ around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄ CLARЄNCIA Châtel tournois. CCS 39. Metcalf, Crusades 1009 ff. Tzamalis Φ 72. Wäckerlin 407. Toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 762
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.97 g, 2 h). + :G: DVX: ATH: around cross pattée. Rev. + :THЄBЄ: CIVIS: around châtel tournois. CCS 87. Metcalf, Crusades 1027-9. Tzamalis F 83a. Wäckerlin 425. Well struck with a lovely old cabinet toning. Exceptional for issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 763
CRUSADERS. Duchy of Athens. Guy II de la Roche, 1287-1308. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.90 g, 2 h). + :GVI: DVX: ATЄNЄS: around cross pattée. Rev. + :THЄBANI: CIVIS: Châtel tournois. CCS 96. Metcalf, Crusades 1075-6. Tzamalis Φ 87. Wäckerlin 429. Old cabinet toning; a particularly clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 764
CRUSADERS. Neapolitan Princes of Epirus and Corfu. Philippe de Taranto, 1294-1313. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.71 g, 12 h), Lepanto (modern Nafpaktos). PHS P TAR DЄSP around cross pattée. Rev. +NЄPANTI CIVIS Châtel tournois. CCS 111b. Metcalf, Crusades 1091 ff. Tzamalis Φ 97. Wäckerlin 432. A clear and toned example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 765
CRUSADERS. Great Wallachia. John II Angelus Comnenus, 1303-1318. (Billon, 18 mm, 0.79 g, 6 h), Denier Tournois, Hypate (or Nea Patra), near modern Lamia. +ANGЄLVS SAB C' around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄL LA PATRA p around châtel tournois. CCS 125c. Metcalf, Crusades 1131-3 var. Tzamalis F 102. An extremely rare variant of a very scarce type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 766
CRUSADERS. Great Wallachia. John II Angelus Comnenus, 1303-1318. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.70 g, 5 h), Hypate (or Nea Patra), near modern Lamia. +ANGЄLVS SAB•C• around cross pattée. Rev. +DЄL LA PATRA L around châtel tournois. CCS 125a. Metcalf, Crusades 1132. Tzamalis F 102. Very rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 768
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirham (Bronze, 22 mm, 3.96 g, 5 h), early style on a small flan, Hisn Kayfa (on the Tigris). IC XC Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing. Rev. Name, titles and ancestors of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan in four lines and in margins. Album 1820.1. S&S Type 1. Very rare. With a brown patina. Some roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 769
ISLAMIC, Seljuks. Rum. Ghiyath al-Din Kay Khusraw II, first reign, AH 634-644 / AD 1237-1246. Dirham (Silver, 22 mm, 2.87 g, 6 h), Qunya (Konya), AH 641 = 1243/4 AD. Legend with the name of the Abbasid Caliph caliph Al-Mustan'sim Lion walking to right; above, radiant sun with human face; above lion to left, star. Rev. “Titles of Ala al-Din Kay Qubadh, mint and date” Inscription in central square and around; three stars in the center. Album 1117. Broome 277j. Scarce variety. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 62 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 770
ISLAMIC, Seljuks. Rum. Ghiyath al-Din Kay Khusraw II, first reign, AH 634-644 / AD 1237-1246. Dirham (Silver, 23 mm, 3.03 g, 1 h), Qunya (Konya), AH 639 = 1241/2 AD. Legend with the name of the Abbasid Caliph caliph Al-Mustansir Lion walking to right; above, radiant sun with human face; to left and below lion, star. Rev. “Titles of Ala al-Din Kay Qubadh, mint and date” Inscription in central square and around. Album 1218. Broome 243G. ICV 1340. Lustrous and fresh. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 771
ISLAMIC, Seljuks. Rum. Ghiyath al-Din Kay Khusraw II, first reign, AH 634-644 / AD 1237-1246. Dirham (Silver, 22 mm, 2.99 g, 5 h), Qunya (Konya), AH 640 = 1242/3 AD. Legend with the name of the Abbasid Caliph caliph Al-Mustansir Lion walking to right; above, radiant sun with human face; to left and below lion, star. Rev. “Titles of Ala al-Din Kay Qubadh, mint and date” Inscription in central square and around. Broome 245. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 772
ISLAMIC, Seljuks. Rum. 'Izz al-Din Kay Ka'us II bin Kay Khusraw, Sole reign over Rum Seljuk, AH 643-646 / AD 1246-1249. Dirham (Silver, 22 mm, 2.82 g, 6 h), Sole reign, Qunya (Konya), 645 AH = 1247/8 AD. Album 1223.2. Broome 312. ICV 1344. Rare and in exceptional condition. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 773
ISLAMIC, al-Andalus (Spain). Nasrids of Granada. Anonymous, AH 879- 896 = 1474-1491 AD. Falus (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.55 g, 6 h), Malaga mint, dated AH 892 = 1486-1487. Vives 2230. Rodrigues Lorente 96. Very rare. Some flat areas, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 783
ISLAMIC, Ottoman Empire. Sulayman II Qanuni ('the Lawgiver'), AH 926-974 / AD 1520-1566. Sultani (Gold, 19 mm, 3.40 g, 9 h), Misr (Cairo) mint, date not on the flan, but year 926 AH = 1520/1 AD. ICV 3158. Pere 180. Some mount marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 784
ISLAMIC, Ottoman Empire. Mehmed IV, AH 1058-1099 / AD 1648-1687. Timmin (Silver, 20 mm, 2.23 g, 6 h), Countermarked coinage, dated AH 1080 = 1669-1670 AD. "naqd sahin" countermark on a douzième of Louis XIV (1643-1715), minted in Paris in 1643. Duplessy 1461. Gadoury 201 for host coin. Wilski p. 134, Tim 01 for countermark. Very rare and struck on a rare host coin. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 825
MISCELLANEOUS. Roman, Byzantine, Crusaders and modern. (20.34 g). A group of nine (9) coins, remainder of a European collection formed before 1990s. Very fine or better. Sold as is, no returns (9).
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 827
ARMENIAN, SASANIAN AND ISLAMIC. Circa 7th - 13th century. (200.00 g). A lot of ninety-nine (99) Early Medieval, Armenian, Sassanian and Islamic silver and bronze coins. A very interesting group for the connoisseur. Very fine to virtually as struck. Sold as is, no returns (99).
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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