obolos 13
15. June 2019
Webauction
Lot 199
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Circa 187-168/7 BC. (Bronze, 27 mm, 16.36 g, 12 h). Laureate and bearded head of Janus. Rev. ΘΕΣΣAΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ The Dioskouroi, each holding a lance, and each on a horse rearing in opposite directions from each other; below, in exergue, grain ear. SNG ANS 803. Pleasant green patina. Reverse slightly double-struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 200
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 1.81 g, 6 h), light standard, Aigai, c. 420-413. Horse walking to right. Rev. Crested helmet right within linear border, all within square incuse. HGC 3, 782. SNG ANS 37-41. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 201
KINGS OF MACEDON. Archelaos, 413-400/399 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.59 g, 10 h), Aigai. Beardless head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. APXE Wolf's head to right, above club to right. HGC 801. SNG ANS -. SNG Alpha Bank 162-3. Westermark pl. LXIX, 7. Rare and toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 202
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 14.33 g, 9 h), struck under Philip III, Amphipolis, c. 323/2- c.316/5. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, wreath; below raised foreleg M. Le Rider pl. 45, 26. SNG ANS 607 & 609. Well centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 203
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 14.10 g, 9 h), struck posthumously under Kassander, Amphipolis, 316-311. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠ - ΠΟΥ Nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding long palm branch in his right hand; below horse, dolphin; ΠΟ monogram below horse's raised foreleg. Le Rider pl. 46, 19. SNG ANS 751. Troxell, Studies, Group 9, 331–2. Well centered and toned. Some slightly rough areas, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 204
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.85 g, 3 h), Amphipolis, 325-323/2. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on throne with his feet on a footstool, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, TE monogram. Price 83. With a portrait of fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 205
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.04 g, 3 h), Pella, c. 325-315. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, vertical thunderbolt. Price 232. Well centered, clearly struck and nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 206
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great', 336-323 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.66 g), Babylon, c.324-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; below eagle, M; below throne, monogram. HGC 3 918c. Price 3606. Nicely toned. Slightly porous as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 207
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Chalcous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.46 g, 6 h), uncertain mint, c. 332-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Club and bow in bowcase. HGC 3.1, 930. Price 332-334. The smallest denomination of Alexander's bronze coinage is also the most rare, and the most hard-to-find in better condition. This is a lovely example. Somewhat rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Unpublished (?) drachm of Alexander II
Lot 208
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.14 g, 2 h), Lampsakos, circa 323-317. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, snake; under throne, M. Price -. Unknown with this combination of control marks; well centered on a very broad flan. Small die break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 209
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.28 g, 3 h), uncertain mint in Asia Minor, c. 323-310. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Club and bow in bowcase; below race torch; above, Α. Price 2800. An attractive piece with a dark green patina; unusual variant lacking the name of the king. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 210
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.08 g, 2 h), struck under Audoleon, Astibus (?) in Paeonia or Damastion in Illyria, c. 300-286. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, Λ over torch. Price 643b (same dies as plate coin). Waggoner, Audoleon issue I, 8 (same dies). Clear, attractively toned, well centered and well struck, with a bold, high relief head of Herakles of powerful style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 211
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), Amphipolis, c. 315-294. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, Λ over torch; below throne, star over M. Price 480. A rare variety, well struck and centered on a broad flan. Minor die fault on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 212
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.03 g, 3 h), struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Price 3747. Well centered and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 213
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 16.99 g, 11 h), struck under Seleukos I Nikator, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Price 3747. Well struck, toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 214
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.22 g, 4 h), Uranopolis, c. 300-290. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, Χ above star on cone; below throne, wreath. Ehrhardt 61B. Price 511. SNG Copenhagen 707. A rare variety; attractively toned and boldly struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 215
KINGS OF MACEDON. Kassander, 305-298 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.44 g, 6 h). Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ KAΣΣANΔΡOΥ, Lion advancing left, breaking spear in its jaws; monogram below. HGC 3.1, 996. SNG Alpha Bank 937-41 var. Well centered with dark brown glossy patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 216
KINGS OF MACEDON. Kassander, 305-298 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.81 g, 9 h), uncertain mint in Asia Minor (?), c. 301 BC. Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΚΑΣΣΑΝΔΡΟΥ Club and bow in bowcase. SNG Copenhagen 1159. Lovely green glossy patina. Overstruck and with the obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 217
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.99 g, 12 h), Tarsos, c. 298-295. Nike on prow of galley to left, blowing a trumpet. Rev. ΒΑΣΙ-ΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon Pelagaios throwing trident left; to left, AN monogram within circle. HGC 3, 1018. Newell 45. Clear. Slightly porous as usual, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 218
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.16 g, 4 h), Amphipolis, c. 291-290. Diademed head of Demetrios to right, with bull’s horn above his forehead. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon, nude to the waist, seated left on a pile of rocks, holding aplustre in his right hand and trident with his left; inner left and right, monogram. Newell 108 (same dies). SNG Oxford 3251. Scarce, Newell only knew of a single example in London; attractive and pleasant. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1309 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 219
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.44 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in Caria, c. 290-286. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Athena Promachos standing right, hurling lance; to right, labrys. Newell 166 var (our piece apparently lacks the monogram of AP in the left field). Corroded reverse surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 220
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perseus, 179-168 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 2.34 g, 4 h), Pseudo-Rhodian type, struck for the mercenaries of Perseus during the third Macedonian war, Ameinion, 171-168. Head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΑΜΕΙΝΙΩN Rose with bud to right; to left, bunch of grapes. Ashton, A Series of Pseudo-Rhodian Drachms from Mainland Greece, NC 1988, 14. A pleasant, nicely toned coin; very rare and of great historical importance. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 269 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 221
THESSALY. Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.73 g, 11 h), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. AINIAN-ΩN The hero Phemios, nude but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard and a chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing left, facing front with his head turned to right, hurling a javelin with his right hand and holding his petasos, as if it were a small shield, with his left; on the ground line between his feet, sideways Φ. BCD I 1013. BCD II 26. Traité IV, 452, pl. CCLXXXVII, 15. Rare and struck fine style dies. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 90 CHF
Lot 222
THESSALY. Gomphi-Philippopolis. Circa 300 BC, or later until the 280s. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.92 g, 7 h). Head of a nymph, turned three-quarters facing to left, her hair seemingly floating and bound with a diadem, and wearing a pearl necklace. Rev. ΓΟΜΦΕ-ΩΝ Zeus Palamnaios seated left on backless throne, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left. BCD I 1044. BMC 4. Rogers 220. Well preserved and well centered with a fine dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 223
THESSALY. Kierion. Early to mid 4th Century BC.. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.94 g, 3 h). Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. [KIEPI-AION] Arne, half-kneeling to her left and playing with knucklebones to her right. BCD II 107.2 (same dies). Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 224
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.72 g, 12 h). Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ-ΩΝ Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 123. SNG Copenhagen 77. Toned, of fine style and struck on good silver. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 225
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Obol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.84 g, 9 h). Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ-ΩΝ Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 127.1. Relatively scarce as a denomination. Toned and with a sharp reverse. Some scrapes and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 226
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.66 g, 11 h), in the name of the Malians. Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. MΑΛΙΕ-ΩΝ Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 124. Georgiou, Mint 9. HGC 4, 105 (Malians). SNG Lockett 1551. Attractive and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 227
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 5.90 g, 12 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ-ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over. BCD II 315 (same dies). HGC 4, 453. Toned and most attractive, well-struck and centered. struck from one of the very finest style obverse dies used for drachmas. Slightly porous surfaces as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 325 CHF
Lot 228
THESSALY. Phalanna. Circa 350 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 2.63 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝ Head of nymph right, with hair in sakkos. BCD II 575.2. Very rare and historically important issue, struck after 352 BC to celebrate Philip' s victory of the Crocus Fields. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 229
THESSALY. Pharsalos. Circa 400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.97 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing simple earring and crested Attic helmet with raised cheek pieces. Rev. Φ-ΑP Horse’s head to right; all within shallow incuse. BCD I 1282 (same dies). BCD II 647. Lavva 47c, O29/R24a. Well centered and of good style. Uneven toning, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 230
THESSALY. Pherai. Alexander, Tyrant, 369-359 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.23 g, 12 h). Head of Jason to right, wearing petasos. Rev. AΛEΞAN-ΔPOY Horse’s lower leg and hoof to right. BCD II 706-707. A rare and nicely patinated example. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 231
THESSALY. Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 2.92 g, 12 h). Head of youthful, beardless Herakles to left, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Σ - ΚΟ Forepart of bridled horse to right, his head slightly lowered; all within shallow circular incuse. BCD II 737.1. With an amazing natural green patina. Obverse struck slightly off-center on an irregular flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 232
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.85 g, 5 h). Head of bridled horse to right. Rev. Φ - E Wheat grain with hull; all within deep incuse square. BCD Thessaly 1003. BCD Thessaly II (Triton) 5. BMC 10 (Pherai). HGC 4, 200. SNG Copenhagen 237 var (Pherai). Well centered. Somewhat porous surfaces, as usual for this denomination, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 233
ILLYRIA. Dyrrhachion. Circa 344-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 8.39 g, 9 h). Δ Pegasus flying right with straight wings. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, Σ (reverted) and club; in upper field to right, dolphin. Calciati 11. An attractive example with a dark old cabinet toning. Minor flan crack. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Plate coin in Calciati
Lot 234
EPEIROS. Ambrakia. Circa 426-404 BC. Stater (Silver, 17 mm, 8.53 g, 8 h). Pegasos flying right with straight wings. Rev. A Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; to right, crane. Calciati 33/1 (this coin). Attractively toned. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 235
KORKYRA. Korkyra. Circa 525-510 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.61 g). Amphora. Rev. Star with pellets between the rays; all within irregular incuse square. HGC 6, 44. SNG Copenhagen 145. Rare early issue. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 236
KORKYRA. Korkyra. Circa 510-480 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7.2 mm, 0.35 g). Amphora, or, perhaps, a long, pointed aryballos. Rev. Star of four rays; all within incuse square. HGC 6, 61. SNG Copenhagen -. A scarce denomination. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 237
AKARNANIA, Federal Coinage (Akarnanian Confederacy). Circa 420 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.09 g, 1 h), Stratos. Horned and bearded head of the river god Acheloos to right; below, crescent with points downwards. Rev. ΣTP in a shallow incuse square. BCD 357. Imhoof-Blumer, A. 163, 8 var. Extremely rare; the third and best example known. Slightly porous and struck from a very worn obverse die, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 238
LOKRIS. Lokris Opuntii. Circa 338-316 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.73 g, 11 h). Head of Persephone to right, wearing grain wreath and pendant earring. Rev. ΟΠΟΝΤΙΩΝ Ajax, nude, advancing to right, holding sword in his right hand and shield with his left; interior of shield adorned with serpent; below, kantharos. BCD 98. BMC 9-12. Nicolet & Oeconomides series 4, 129-134. SNG Copenhagen 50. Nicely toned and of good style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 239
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 485-480 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 2.93 g, 2 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. Φ-O-K-I Head of Artemis to right, her hair tied up in a krobylos, wearing necklace and pearl diadem. BCD 190 (same dies). Williams 22 (O17/R16). Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 240
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 478-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.87 g, 9 h). Φ - Ο Facing bull's head. Rev. Forepart of a boar to right. BCD 203. Lightly toned. Porous as is usual for this denomination, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 241
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 357-354 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.63 g, 11 h), struck under Philomelos. Facing bull’s head. Rev. Φ - Ω Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, laurel branch. BCD Lokris 278 (same reverse die).HGC 4, 1050. Williams 306-307 (O221/R190 [new die combination]). Scarce late issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 85 CHF
Lot 242
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 352-351 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.73 g, 10 h), struck under Phayllos. Facing bull’s head. Rev. Φ - Ω Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, lyre. BCD Lokris 304-311. HGC 4, 104 . Irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 243
BOEOTIA. Thebes. 525-480 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 5.83 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. Mill sail pattern incuse square. BCD Boiotia 328. BMC 1. HGC 4, 1337. Clear and with an obverse in high relief. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 244
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 425-375 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.53 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. ΘE-BH Kantharos; above, club. BCD Boiotia 412. HGC 4, 1348. SNG Copenhagen 290. A nicely toned and well centered example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 245
BOEOTIA. Federal Coinage. Circa 395-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.44 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. B-OI Kantharos; above, club to right. BCD Boiotia 28. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 246
ATTICA. Athens. 510/500 - 480 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 16.67 g, 1 h). Archaic head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet and disk earring. Rev. AΘE Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig behind. HGC 4, 1591. Seltman groups E-F. Actually clear and well-struck. Test cut on the reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 247
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 485/480 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 17.20 g, 8 h), 482-480. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet and circular earring. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl with closed wings standing right, head facing; behind, olive sprig with two equal leaves; all within incuse square. Asyut Group V, a = Seltman Group C, and cf. 60. Cf. Svoronos pl. 2, 35. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 248
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 469-460 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 17.16 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and palmette, disc earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, with a small, three-pointed tail, feet close together, and head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. Cf. Starr Group II.C, 65 = Seltman 432. Cf. Svoronos pl. 8, 21. Well-struck and well-centered. Struck on a tight flan and with some areas of flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 249
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.17 g, 5 h), c. 440s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Lot 250
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.18 g, 7 h), 440s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Lustrous and with a lovely owl; well centered obverse. Slightly off center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 251
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.20 g, 10 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 252
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.21 g, 7 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Well centered on a broad flan, struck from dies of pleasing style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 253
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.22 g, 6 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Carefully centered on a broad flan. Some marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 254
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Lustrous and bright. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 255
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 7 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Lustrous and appealing. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 256
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.22 g, 4 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Well centered, sharp and well-struck . Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 257
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.23 g, 3 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. A wonderful example of fine style. Flan faults, tiny grafitto, and with a slightly off center obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 258
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Bright and with original luster. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 259
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.21 g, 4 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Very well struck, particularly clear and attractive. Struck on an oblong flan and some die faults, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 260
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.23 g, 10 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Of good style and in high relief. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 261
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.21 g, 10 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Clear and of good style. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 262
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Sharp and clear. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 263
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.23 g, 7 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Sharp. Minor mark on the cheek. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 264
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.20 g, 1 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Good style. Some obverse flatness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 265
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 4 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. An attractive and bold piece struck on a broad flan. Edge break, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 375 CHF
Lot 266
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.24 g, 3 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Struck from a slightly rusty obverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 267
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.20 g, 7 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Clear. Some minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 268
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.21 g, 1 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 269
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.22 g, 4 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Svoronos Pl. 14, 13-15 ff. Nicely centered. Slightly ragged flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 270
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 4.21 g, 8 h), c. 420s-410s. Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1631. Kroll 10. Clear and well-centered. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 271
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.68 g, 12 h), 161/160 BC. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing facing on amphora; to left and right, monogram; around, olive wreath. Thompson 11 var. Obverse slightly doubled and lightly struck; traces of cleaning, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 272
ATTICA. Athens. 138/7 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33.5 mm, 16.34 g, 12 h), New Style, Glau... and Eche.... Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ /ΓΛ/ΑΥ -ΕΧΕ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, draped and radiate facing bust of Helios; on amphora, H (= 8th month); to left of owl, ΚΤ (= contractor’s initials); all within olive wreath. Thompson 298 var (this obverse die but not recorded for this contractor's initials). Struck on a broad flan. Traces of overstriking and slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 273
ATTICA. Athens. 134-133 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.71 g, 11 h), "New Style" or "stephaniphoros" coinage, Polemon, Alcetes and Theodotos, magistrates. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ ΠOΛEMΩN AΛKE-THΣ ΘΕΟΔ-OTOΣ Owl standing facing on amphora; to left, tripod; on amphora, A; below amphora, ΣΩ (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 465a (this obverse die). Rare and very well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 274
ATTICA. Athens. 124-123 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.88 g, 11 h), "New Style" coinage, Mikion, Euryklei and Arestos. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ ΜΙΚΙΩN EYPYKΛE / APEΣTOΣ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, Dioskouroi to left; on amphora, K; below amphora, ΣΦ (= contractor’s initials). SNG Copenhagen 265. Thompson 488d-f (this obverse die). A rare variety; nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 275
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 480-457 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 12.30 g, 3 h). Sea turtle with a T-shaped design of five large pellets down the back of its shell and two smaller flanking ones forming a ‘collar’. Rev. Square incuse with large skew pattern. Gulbenkian 523. Kraay & Hirmer 336. Milbank Pl. I, 15. SNG Copenhagen 507. Attractive and bold. Test cut, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 276
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 456/45-431 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 12.38 g). Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with a skew pattern. ACGC 127. Milbank pl. 2, 12. SNG Copenhagen 516. An attractive toned example in high relief. Deep test cut on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 277
MEGARIS. Megara. late 3rd-early 2nd century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.02 g, 12 h). Prow of galley to left. Rev. MEΓΑ flanked by two dolphins swimming clockwise. BCD Peloponnesos 8-9. SNG Copenhagen 480-483. Dark brown patina. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 278
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 350-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 2.38 g, 3 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying to right. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, her hair in a sakkos bound at the top, with a ring forming a short ponytail, wearing a pendant earring and a pearl necklace. BCD Corinth 175. SNG Copenhagen 131. Nicely centered and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 279
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 350-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.24 g, 12 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, her hair bound in wide band, wearing a triple-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; behind neck, monogram. BCD Corinth -. SNG Copenhagen -. Pozzi 1716. A very rare variety, toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 280
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 350-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.38 g, 12 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing a triple-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; behind neck, monogram of ΕΚ; below chin, A. BCD Corinth -. SNG Locket 2127 var (no A before neck). A very rare variety. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 281
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 340-335 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17.5 mm, 5.68 g, 6 h). Σ Dove flying to left with spread wings. Rev. E Dove flying to left with spread wings; all within olive wreath tied on the right. BCD Peloponnesos 224 (this reverse die). HGC 5, 208. Attractive and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 282
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 431-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19.5 mm, 5.62 g, 5 h). Chimaera, with right forepaw raised high, moving left; below, ΣE. Rev. Dove flying to left with spread wings; all within olive wreath tied on the right. BCD Peloponnesos 228. BMC 68. HGC 5, 209. Clear. Rough surfaces, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 283
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Patrai. Circa 86 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.33 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Achaian League monogram; above, EY; to left, A; to right, ΠΑ; below, dolphin swimming right; all within laurel wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 507, 508.3. BMC 41. Clerk 70. A wonderful, sharp and bright coin. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Very rare and stylish Siglos from Amisos
Lot 284
PONTOS. Amisos. Circa 250 BC. Drachm or siglos (Silver, 15 mm, 4.14 g, 11 h), Kerkion. Draped bust of Hera to right, wearing mural crown with three towers. Rev. KEP-KIΩ Owl, with spread wings, standing facing on shield. HGC 7, 233 (this obverse die). RG -. SNG BM Black Sea -. SNG Stancomb -. Toned and well centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 285
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.57 g, 12 h). Head of Amazon to right, wearing wolf's skin headdress. Rev. AMIΣOY Nike advancing to right, holding palm branch and wreath; star and crescent to left. HGC 7, 244. SNG Black Sea 1218. SNG Copenhagen 165. With a wonderful representation of the Amazon with a wolf's skin headdress. Uneven reverse surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 286
PONTOS. Amisos. C. Papirius Carbo, procurator, 62-59 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 9.20 g, 12 h). [A]MI-ΣOY Helmeted bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. Rev. EΠΙ ΓΑΙΟΥ / ΠΑΠΙΡΙΟΥ KAPBΩΝΟΣ / ΡΩΜΗ Roma seated left on shields, holding Nike in her right hand. HGC 7, 247. RG 45. SNG BM Black Sea 1234-5. Fine green patina. Some adjustment marks and flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 287
PONTOS. Komana. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.22 g, 1 h). Aegis. Rev. KOMA-NΩN Nike walking right, holding palm branch tied with a fillet; in fields, two monograms. HGC 7, 28. SNG Black Sea 1262-1263. SNG Stancomb 715. With a particularly appealing aegis and a fine green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 288
PONTOS. Uncertain, but possibly Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI, Circa 130-100 BC. (Bronze, 27 mm, 24.93 g, 4 h). Male head to right, wearing bashlyk and bearing three countermarks: on head, Macedonian helmet within a circular incuse; behind neck, thunderbolt within a rectangular incuse; on neck, facing gorgoneion within a circular incuse. Rev. Star of eight rays; two monograms and bow on the fields. HGC 7, 310. SNG Black Sea 972-5. SNG Stancomb 648. Attractive reddish-brown surfaces, and with a bold portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 289
PONTOS. Uncertain, but possibly Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI, Circa 130-100 BC. (Bronze, 18.2 mm, 10.53 g). Quiver to left; in field to right, countermark of a Macedonian helmet within a circular incuse. Rev. Star of eight rays; in field, bow. HGC 7, 311. SNG Black Sea 976. Attractive green-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 55 CHF
Lot 290
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 100-85 BC. (Bronze, 30 mm, 20.38 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΣINΩΠHΣ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, with his head turned back to right. HGC 7, 415. SNG BM Black Sea 1526-1527. Impressive. Minor areas of striking flatness, scratches and minor abbrasions, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 291
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.36 g, 12 h). Bust of Pylaimenes (as Herakles) to right, with club over his shoulder and lion's skin tied around his neck. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ /ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Nike standing to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. HGC 7, 440. RG pg. 127, 1. SNG BM Black Sea 1550. SNG Copenhagen 321. SNG von Aulock 148. A fine example. Some roughness, mainly on the reverse fields, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 292
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.44 g, 12 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ /ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Winged kerykeion. HGC 7, 441. SNG BM 1555-6. SNG Greece, KIKPE, 733-734. SNG von Aulock 150. A well centered and sharp example with a fine dark brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 293
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.76 g, 12 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ /ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Winged kerykeion. HGC 7, 441. SNG BM 1555-6. SNG Greece, KIKPE, 733-734. SNG von Aulock 150. A very well struck and preserved example, with a fine dark brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Splendid and rare
Lot 294
BITHYNIA. Dia. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, Circa 100-95 or 90-80 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 8.78 g, 12 h). Ivy wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Rev. ΔΙΑΣ Cista mystica with filleted thyrsos behind; two monograms to left, monogram to right. HGC 7, 452. SNG BM Black Sea 1559. With a lovely dark glossy green patina. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 295
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Nikomedes III Euergetes, 127-94 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 37 mm, 16.85 g, 12 h), Nikomedia, year ΔOP (174) = 124-123. Diademed head of Nikomedes to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ EΠIΦANOYΣ NIKOMHΔOY Zeus standing left, crowning the king's name with an olive wreath held in his right hand and holding a long scepter in his left; inner left, eagle on thunderbolt above monogram and date ΔOP. DCA 444. HGC 7, 645. Cf. Callataÿ p. 54 (D20/R- [unlisted reverse die]). SNG Copenhagen 647 var (date). Rare for this year; well struck on a broad flan. Uneven tone on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 530 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 296
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias I Chloros, circa 230-182 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 5.48 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo right, with quiver over his shoulder. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠPOYΣIOY Bow and quiver. RG 17. SNG Copenhagen 628-9. SNG von Aulock 250. Green patina. Some roughness, mainly on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 297
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias I Chloros, circa 230-182 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.52 g, 11 h). Laureate head of Apollo right, with quiver over his shoulder. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠPOYΣIOY Bow and quiver. RG 17. SNG Copenhagen 628-9. SNG von Aulock 250. Reddish-brown patina. Some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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