Lot 1
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 344-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.67 g, 3 h). Helmeted ephebe, nude, holding a small round shield and a lance with his left hand and the reins with his right, riding to right; below horse,⊣. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kotyle in his outstretched right hand and resting his left hand on the dolphin's back; below, Π above waves. Fischer-Bossert 672 (V256/R521). HN III 878. Vlasto 448. A toned example, struck from particularly artistic dies. Rough area on the obverse and overstruck on a Corinthian-type stater (remains of helmeted Athena on the reverse), otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 2
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 333-331/0 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.89 g, 10 h), by the ΚΑΛ engraver. Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; behind, to left, ⊢; to right, Λ; below, ΚΑΛ over Δ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to right, holding crested helmet with both hands; to left and right, eight-pointed star; below, ΦI. Fischer-Bossert Group 58, 745 (V285/R579). HN III 896. Vlasto 538 (same obverse die but from an earlier stage). Lightly toned and attractive. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 3
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 25 mm, 7.65 g, 9 h). Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding shield and two spears, thrusting spear downwards; below, [ΔAI]. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin left, holding shield decorated with hippocamp and trident; to left, ΦI; below, to right, murex shell. Fischer-Bossert 986ff. Vlasto 594-597. Uneven patina and struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 4
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 8.01 g, 1 h), under Dai.. and Phi... Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding shield and two spears, thrusting spear downwards; below, ΔAI. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin left, holding shield decorated with hippocamp and trident; to left, ΦI; below, to right, murex shell. HN III 935. Fischer-Bossert Group 77, 1021 (V391/R787). Vlasto 594-596. Fine style. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 5
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.94 g, 6 h), Sa... and Kon... Youthful nude jockey crowning himself while riding horse to right; below, ΣΑ above Ionic capital. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ /KON Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding serpent. Fischer-Bossert Group 75, 959 (V374/R739). HN III 942. Vlasto 654-8. Toned. Obverse struck from a terminally worn die, reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 6
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 7.80 g, 10 h), struck under magistrates Sa... and Kon... Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his left hand and crowning himself with his right; below, ΣΑ above Ionic column capital. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding snake in his outstretched right hand and whip in his left; below, ΚΟΝ. Fischer-Bossert Group 75, 970 (V377/R746). HN III 942. Vlasto 654-8. Lightly toned, attractive and well-struck on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 7
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 290-281 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 8.04 g, 3 h), Sim... and Her.... Nude ephebe on horse prancing to right, placing wreath on horse's head; behind, Nike flying to right, crowning the rider; below, ΣΙΜ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding trident with his left hand and rising kantharos with his right hand; below dolphin's tail, ⊢HP; below, waves. Fischer-Bossert Group 62, 789-791 (V309/--- not recorded reverse die). HN III 886. Vlasto 503-507. A well-struck sharp and toned example, nicely struck in very fine silver. Irregular flan and some striking faults, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 8
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 290-281 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.96 g, 3 h), Phi..., Ar... and Philis... Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; below, ΦI; to right, AP monogram. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding a spindle over his left shoulder with his left hand and resting his right on the dolphin's back; in field to left, ΦIΛIΣ; behind, eagle standing to left; below, waves. Fischer-Bossert Group 78a, 1053 (V400/R815). HN III 933. Vlasto 566 (same obverse die). Very attractive, toned, sharp and with types in high relief. Both sides slightly off-center, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 9
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.91 g, 1 h), struck under magistrate Philiarchos. ΦIΛI-APXOΣ Apparently bearded nude jockey on horse standing right, holding wreath to crown the horse's head; above, ΣΑ. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ /AΓA Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding bunch of grapes. HN III 960. SNG ANS 1052. Vlasto 673-5. Lghtly toned. Slightly off-center and with some flatness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 10
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.82 g, 3 h), Deinokrates and Si..., c. 280. Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; above left, ΣΙ; below, ΔΕΙΝΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding dolphin in his right hand. HN III 967. SNG Paris 1882. Vlasto 692-694. Beautifully toned and clear, with a reverse in high relief. Very slightly off-struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 125 CHF
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Lot 11
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.47 g, 3 h), Zo.., Zalo.. and Anth... Youthful nude jockey crowning himself while riding horse to right; below, ZΑΛO above Ionic capital; behind rider, ZΩ. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ /ANΘ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding aphlaston and distaff. HN III 1014. Vlasto 803-7. Die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 12
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.36 g, 10 h), struck under magistrate Tageas and Poly... Ephebe, nude, holding the reins with his left hand and wreath with his extended right, riding to left. Rev. TAPAΣ ΠOΛY Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his outstretched right hand and trident in his left. HN III 1022. Vlasto 822-824. A bright and lustrous coin of fine style. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
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Lot 13
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 18.5 mm, 6.64 g, 10 h), struck under magistrates Lykinos and Sy.... Youthful nude jockey riding horse to left and crowning it with wreath; above, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident, wearing chlamys around shoulders and left arm; to right, owl standing left. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Lightly toned and well.centered. Very fine.
Current Bid: 105 CHF
Estimate: 80 CHF
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Lot 14
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.30 g, 9 h), Philotas. Horseman advancing left, crowning horse with wreath; to right, ΔI; below horse, ΦIΛΩ-TAΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand and distaff in left; to right, rooster. HN III 1024. Vlasto 846-849. Well struck and bright. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 15
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.28 g, 5 h), under magistrate Philotas. Horseman advancing left, crowning horse with wreath; to right, ΔI; below horse, ΦIΛΩ-TAΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand and distaff in left; to right, rooster. HN III 1024. Vlasto 848 (same obverse die). Well-centered. Good fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 16
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.45 g, 7 h), Zopyros and Phi.... [ZΩ]Π-YPO-Σ Nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins in his left hand and crowning the horse with a wreath held in his right; behind the rider, ΦI. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding cornucopia in his right hand and trident in his left; behind, bee flying upwards. HN III 1029. Vlasto 855-856. Clear, lightly toned and with an unusual symbol. Some die rust and struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 17
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.29 g, 9 h), Kynon. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; below horse, bearded mask of Silenos facing; below right, KY / NΩN; in upper left field, monogram of AP . Rev. TΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his extended right hand and resting his left on the back of the dolphin. HN III 1031. Vlasto 859-862. Struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 18
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.27 g, 9 h), Kynon. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; below horse, bearded mask of Silenos facing; below right, KY / NΩN; in upper left field, monogram of AP . Rev. TΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his extended right hand and resting his left on the back of the dolphin. HN III 1031. Vlasto 859-862. Struck from a worn obverse die and reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 80 CHF
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Lot 19
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.49 g, 9 h), Kynon. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; below horse, bearded mask of Silenos facing; below right, KY / NΩN; in upper left field, monogram of AP . Rev. TΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his extended right hand and resting his left on the back of the dolphin. HN III 1031. Vlasto 860 (same dies). SNG ANS 1189. Well struck and clear. Usual die break on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 20
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.36 g, 7 h), Di... and Apollonios. Warrior, wearing a lorica and a crested helmet, holding a lance in his right hand and a large round shield in his left, on horse galloping to right; to left, ΔI; below, AΠOΛ/[ΛΩNIOΣ]. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding trident over right shoulder and being crowned with wreath by Nike flying towards him; below, waves. HN III 1038. Vlasto 895 (same dies). Toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 120 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 21
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 6.53 g, 5 h), D(i)... and Apollonios. Warrior, wearing a lorica and a crested helmet, holding a lance in his right hand and a large round shield in his left, on horse galloping to right; to left, Δ; below, [AΠOΛ/ΛΩNIOΣ]. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding trident over right shoulder and being crowned with wreath by Nike flying towards him; below, waves. HN III 1038. Vlasto 897 (same dies). Same dies as Obolos 4 (2016) 55. Nicely toned; rare variety with Δ in lieu of ΔI. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 125 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
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Lot 22
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 6.32 g, 7 h), Thi... and Aristok. Warrior, on horse galloping to right, wearing a lorica and a crested helmet, holding a lance in his right hand and with a large round shield covering his back; to left, ΘI; below, [APIΣTOK]. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding trident over his right shoulder and being crowned with wreath by Nike flying towards him; below, rudder. HN III 1039. Vlasto 899-902. Nicely toned; relatively scarce with the rudder on the reverse and, thus, in great demand among rudder collectors. Very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Estimate: 80 CHF
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Lot 23
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 270-235. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 6.58 g, 3 h), struck under magistrates Euph.., Ariston and Zop... EYΦ/ API-ΣTΩN Naked horseman to left, wearing crested helmet and holding the reins with his left hand and an ornamented shield with his keft. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ /ZΩΠ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding hippocamp in his right hand and trident in his left. HN III 1044. SNG ANS 1238 (same obverse die). Vlasto 928 (same dies). Lightly toned; a rare variety. Very minor die break on the obverse, and slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 24
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 6.47 g, 7 h), Daimachos. ΔAIMAXOΣ Nude ephebe, holding lighted torch in his right hand and reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; behind, monogram. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding a trident with his right hand and kantharos in his upraised left; to right, monogram. HN III 1053. Vlasto 938-939. A lustrous and sharp example, struck in good silver. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 25
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.52 g, 4 h), Daimachos. ΔAIMAXOΣ Cuirassed warrior, brandishing spear in his right hand and the reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; behind, his raised hand, wreath. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding cornucopia with his right hand and kantharos in his upraised left; to right, tripod. HN III 1055. Vlasto 942 (this reverse die). A lustrous and bright example. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
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Lot 26
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.39 g, 4 h), struck under magistrate Xenokrates. ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 957 (same obverse die). Lustrous. Areas flat struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 27
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.14 g, 5 h). Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Skylla throwing stone. Rev. HPAKΛHTOΣ - [TAPAΣ] Owl standing right, head facing; olive branch to right; rose between owl and branch. HN Italy 1050. SNG ANS 1321. Vlasto 1089 (same dies). Clear, well struck example with beautiful details. Slightly off-center, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 28
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330/25-281 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.73 g, 2 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing a pendant earring, a simple necklace and a Corinthian helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone; to right, Κ. Rev. EYΦ HPAKΛHIΩN Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for a strap across his chest and with the lion's skin over his right arm, holding a bow and arrow in his right hand and a club in his left; to left, above, Nike flying to left to crown Herakles; to right, Σ. HN III 1383. SNG ANS 68 (same dies). Van Kauren 80. Particularly artistic dies of fine style; well-struck, centered and clear. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
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Lot 29
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.42 g, 6 h), struck under magistrate Leon.... Three-quarter facing head of Athena, turned slightly to right, wearing triple crested helmet adorned with Skylla; to left, AP/IΓ. Rev. [HPAKΛEIΩN / ΛEΩN] Herakles standing facing, holding club in right hand, bow and arrow in left, lion's skin draped over his left arm. HN III 1389. SNG ANS 80. Van Keuren 91. Very rare and with an obverse of extreme beauty. Very fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 30
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.86 g, 3 h), struck under magistrate K..... Head of Demeter to right, wearing sphendone and pendant earring; behind her neck, retrograde K. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right. BMC 132 (same dies). HN III 1549 (same dies). Noe 513 (same dies). SNG ANS 383 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 364 (same dies). With a head of Demeter of great elegance; rare, with only six examples recorded by Noe. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 31
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.71 g, 10 h). Head of Demeter facing to left, her hair bound by a net, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple pearl necklace. Rev. METAΠ Ear of barley with a leaf on the right; to right, above the leaf, Φ. BMC 130 (same dies). HN III 1546. Noe 520 (same dies). With a particularly elegant and noble head of Demeter of splendid late classical style. A scarce variety. Prominent scratch on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 180 CHF
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Lot 32
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.77 g, 7 h). ΛEYKIΠΠOΣ Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; large barley grain behind head. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ /API Barley ear with leaf to left; above leaf, poppy-seed pod. HN III 1552. Johnston Class A 3.1 (same dies). An extremely rare variation with only one example known to Johnston, currently in BNF in Paris; another was sold in New York Sale XI (2006), 13 = NAC O (2004), 1113; this is the third known example. Very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
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Lot 33
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.82 g, 4 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing barley wreath, triple-pendant earring and a simple necklace, and with a light veil at the back of her head. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to right, above leaf, oinochoe; below, ΦI. HN III 1568. Johnston Class A, 8.2 (same dies). An attractive example, very well-centered, nicely toned and very elegant. Some flat areas, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 34
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 8.02 g, 9 h), Ami.... Head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; to left, lion head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠΑ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to left; club above leaf; below, AMI. HN Italy 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.1 (same dies). SNG Lockett 409 (same dies). Attractive late Hellenistic style; powerful portrait. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 175 CHF
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Lot 35
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.77 g, 3 h), Ami... Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, lion’s head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠA. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Barley ear with leaf to left; above leaf, [vertical club] with head below; below leaf, ΑΜΙ. HN III 1575. Johnston Class. B 2.7 (same obverse die). Toned and clear, with an elegant head of Leukippos; fine style. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 125 CHF
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Lot 36
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.79 g, 1 h). Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, lion’s head to right. AΠ monogram below cheek. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Barley ear with leaf to left; above leaf, vertical club with head below; below leaf, ΑΜΙ. HN III 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.16 (same dies). SNG ANS 436 (same dies). Fine style. Usual flan cracks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
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Lot 37
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 17.5 mm, 7.95 g, 1 h). ΛEYKI-ΠΠOΣ Helmeted head of Leukippos to right; behind, dog seated left, forepaw raised; below neck truncation, Σ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; dove right above leaf, AMI below leaf. HN III 1576. Johnston Class B, 3 (style close to 3.3-3-4). Well-struck and clear; fine style. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 38
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.82 g, 10 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring; below chin, ΔΑΙ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley, with leaf to right; above leaf, plow to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.31 (same dies). A well struck and toned example. Die flaw behind head, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
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Lot 39
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.93 g, 2 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring; below chin, ΔΑΙ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley, with leaf to right; above leaf, plow to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.37-40 (same obverse die). SNG ANS 482-483 (same obverse die). Attractive, clear and lightly toned. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 115 CHF
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Lot 40
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.88 g, 11 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; below chin, ΔΩPI. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, rake; below leaf, ΑΔ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.4 (same dies). SNG ANS 452. An elegant coin, well struck in fine silver. Usual die fault on the reverse, roughness and marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 250 CHF
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Lot 41
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.83 g, 10 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; below chin, ΔΩPI. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, rake; below leaf, ΑΔ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.2 (same dies). SNG ANS 452 (same obverse die). Bright and clear. Obverse struck off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 42
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.88 g, 6 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, fork or rake; below leaf, ΔΑ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.12-14 (same obverse die but this reverse die not recorded). A well-centered, toned example with a stylish head of Demeter. Some areas of flatness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 43
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.90 g, 3 h), Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, griffin charging to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1589. Johnston Class C, 6.7 (same dies). SNG Oxford 762 (same obverse die). Clear and of fine style. Die fault on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 44
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.94 g, 1 h), Ly.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, Artemis running to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1590. Johnston Class C, 7.5 (same dies). A stunning example of rich early Hellenistic style. Obverse struck off-center from slightly rusty and slightly battered dies, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 45
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.95 g, 11 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing pendant earring and a grain wreath. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, star of sixteen rays; below to left, ΛΥ. HN III 1592. Johnston Class C, 8.16 (same dies). Attractively toned and lustrous; fine style die-engraving. Very tiny flatness on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 46
LUCANIA. Poseidonia. Circa 410-350 BC. Nomos (Silver, 18.5 mm, 7.40 g, 11 h). [ΠΟΣΕΙΔΩΝ] Poseidon striding to right, brandishing trident and with chlamys over his shoulders; to right, head of ketos upwards. Rev. ΠΟΣΕΙΔΑΝ[I] Bull standing left on ground line; between legs, sepia. HN Italy 1134. Kraay 5. SNG ANS 691 (same reverse die). Toned. Struck from a very worn obverse die, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Estimate: 80 CHF
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Lot 47
LUCANIA. Poseidonia. Circa 410-350 BC. Nomos (Silver, 17.5 mm, 7.65 g, 8 h). Poseidon striding to right, brandishing trident and with chlamys over his shoulders; behind, laurel branch; to right, head of ketos downwards. Rev. ΠΟΣΕΙΔΑΝ[IATAN] Bull standing to right on ground line; in exergue, uncertain symbol (popey-head?). HN Italy 1139c. Kraay 19. SNG ANS 695 (same dies). A very rare variety and unusually complete despite the low condition. Toned. Minor scratch and graffito on the reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
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Lot 48
LUCANIA. Poseidonia. Circa 410-350 BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.38 g, 9 h). ΠOΣE Poseidon striding to right, brandishing trident. Rev. Bull standing to left; above dolphin to left. HN III 1149. SNG Oxford 836. An extremely rare variety with the dolphin on the reverse. About very fine.
Current Bid: 40 CHF
Estimate: 40 CHF
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Lot 49
LUCANIA. Poseidonia. Circa 445-420 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.26 g, 2 h). ΠOΣ Poseidon striding to right, brandishing trident; to left, olive branch. Rev. ΠOΣ Bull standing to left, with a barley grain in the exergue. HN III 1119. SNG ANS 696-8. Rare, when legible as here. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Estimate: 50 CHF
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Lot 50
LUCANIA. Paestum (Poseidonia). period of the Second Punic War, 218-201 BC. Semuncia (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.81 g, 7 h). Wreathed head of Neptune to right, with mark of value (••) behind his neck. Rev. ΠAIST Dolphin right with mark of value (••) above. Crawford, Paestum 4/1. HN Italy 1187. A clear example. Off-centered reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 51
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Distater (Silver, 25 mm, 15.54 g, 5 h), c. 360. Head of Athena to right, wearing an Attic helmet adorned with Skylla raising her right hand to shade her eyes; behind neck, Δ. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; in exergue, fish swimming right. HN III 1805. SNG ANS 971. Well-centered and toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 500 CHF
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Lot 52
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 7.82 g, 5 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla holding oar(?). Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right, on dotted exergue line; above, monogram of HP; in exergue, fish swimming to right. HN III 1791c. SNG ANS 1041 (same dies). Nicely toned and well-centered. Slightly doubled reverse and, in the reverse field to right, with grafitto of ΕΦP , otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 53
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.71 g, 9 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla holding oar(?). Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right, on dotted exergue line; above, monogram of HP; in the exergue, fish swimming to right. HN III 1791c. SNG ANS 1041 (same obverse die). Nicely toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 54
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.80 g, 7 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla holding oar(?) and pointing to right. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; in the exergue, fish swimming to right. HN III 1800. SNG ANS 1010 (same obverse die). Same dies as CNG 63 (2003), 56. Nicely toned. Edge split, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 55
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 7.58 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla holding oar(?) and pointing to right. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; in the exergue, fish swimming to right. HN III 1800. SNG ANS 1014 (same obverse die). Nicely toned and well-centered. Some tiny scratches and marks, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 56
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 280-213 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 6.45 g, 2 h), reduced standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested and laureate Attic helmet. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right, his head lowered and facing; below, in the exergue, monogram of HPA and aphlaston. HN III 1891b (same obverse die as plate coin). SNG ANS 1105 (same obverse die but different monograms on the reverse). Same dies as G&M 245 (2017), 1065. An extremely rare example from the latest group of the Thourian staters. Toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Estimate: 140 CHF
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Lot 57
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 465-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.85 g, 7 h), dies prepared by the "E master". Head of a nymph to right, with curly hair confined by a band. Rev. ΥΕΛΗ Owl standing right on olive twig. HN III 1265. Williams 118 (O78/R88). Slightly rough surfaces and struck on an irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 58
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.23 g, 10 h), from the "T" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, owl flying facing; below lion, T. HN III 1280. SNG ANS 1287 (same obverse die). SNG Lockett 546 (same dies). Williams 235 (O140/R181). Well-centered and toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 59
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.44 g, 11 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, P. HN III 1284. SNG Copenhagen 1551 (same dies). Williams 267 (O154/R209). Well-centered, clear and stylish. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 60
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.50 g, 3 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; below, Θ. HN III 1287. SNG Oxford 1223 (same dies). Williams 291 (O162/R225). Toned and attractive. Die break above griffin's wing, and minor scratch on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 61
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.55 g, 7 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1287. SNG ANS 1307-8 (same dies). Williams 295 (O164/R227). Attractive, clear and struck on a broad flan. Early die break on the obverse, the evolution of which appears on Williams 296, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 62
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 400-389/8 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 7.73 g, 1 h). Apollo standing to right; behind, bird trap. Rev. ΚΑΥΛΩΝΙΑΤΑΣ (retrograde) Stag to right. HN III 2062. Noe, Caulonia 181. SNG ANS 214 (same dies). SNG Lockett 594. Toned and relatively scarce. Good fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 80 CHF
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Lot 63
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 400-325 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.63 g, 7 h). Head of Hera Lakinia three-quarters facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing stephane ornamented with palmette flanked by griffins and pearl necklace; to right, Δ. Rev. KPOT Youthful Herakles seated to left on a rock draped with his lion's skin, holding a one-handled cup in his right hand and resting his left on lion's skin; above, club and bow over MΔ; to left, tripod. HN Italy 2164. SNG ANS 382. A lustrous coin, struck on good silver. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 700 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
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Lot 64
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.47 g, 7 h). Eagle with spread wings, standing left on olive branch. Rev. KPO Tripod; to right, Δ. HN Italy 2172. SNG ANS 364-5. Toned. Slightly rough sourfaces on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 65
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 6.73 g, 7 h). Eagle with spread wings, standing left on olive branch. Rev. KPO Tripod; to right, Δ. HN Italy 2172. SNG ANS 364-5. Toned and attractive. Obverse weakly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 66
BRUTTIUM. Terina. Circa 420-400 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.51 g, 1 h). Head of the nymph Terina to right, wearing pearl necklace and with her hair in sphendone. Rev. ΤΕΡΙ-ΝΑΙ Nike standing to left, holding kerykeion in her right hand and her left foot propped on a rock,. HN III 2622. Holloway & Jenkins 69 (same dies). SNG ANS 849 (same dies). With a reverse of stunning, full Classical style. Obverse badly double-struck, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 125 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
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Lot 67
BRUTTIUM. Terina. Circa 420-400 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.67 g, 9 h). ΤΕΡΙΝΑΙOΝ Head of the nymph Terina to left, wearing pearl necklace and pearl earring, and with her hair bound in a sakkos; behind her neck, Π; in the field to left of her nose, tiny incuse A countermark . Rev. Π Nike seated left on plinth; behind throne, tiny incuse A . HN III 2613. Holloway & Jenkins 58 (same dies). Regling, Terina 57 (dies AA/χχ). Of fine late Classical style; nicely centered and toned. Very rare. Very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Lot 68
SICILY. Naxos. Circa 461-430 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.62 g, 1 h). NAXI Head of bearded Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Grape bunch on vine. BMC 17. Cahn 74.8 (V54/R62). SNG ANS 521. A relatively scarce litra. Uneven tone on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 69
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Litra (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.79 g, 5 h), circa 470-466. Pearl-diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair tied up behind under headband. Rev. ΣV-R-A octopus. Boehringer 424ff. HGC 1375. Nicely toned and with fine fetails. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 70
SICILY. Syracuse. Timoleon and the Third Democracy, 344-317 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 8.41 g, 2 h). Pegasos flying to left. Rev. ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Calciati 1. HGC 2, 1400. A lovely toned coin, toned and clear. Overstruck, with visible traces of the undertype's mill sail reverse still visible on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 340 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 71
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II of Syracuse in association with Ptolemy II Philadelphos of Egypt, c. 264/260 BC. Obol (Bronze, 26 mm, 16.67 g, 12 h), in the style of contemporary standard Ptolemaic coinage from Alexandreia, Syracuse, c. 264-263. Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with spread wings, standing left on thunderbolt; in field to left, oval shield decorated with thunderbolt; the whole within dotted circle. Lorber 288 (but same obverse die as 289). SNG Copenhagen 114. Svoronos 610, pl xii 17. Wolf & Lorber, 'Idealized Alexandrian style', 610. Fine dark green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Estimate: 50 CHF
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Lot 72
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 310-304/3 BC. Multiple chalkous (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.45 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Pan to right. Rev. Π - Α - Ν Forepart of a winged griffin to left; below, sturgeon swimming to left. Macdonald 69. SNG BM 870. SNG Copenhagen 30. A beautiful, sharply struck coin with a fine brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 73
THRACE. Abdera. Circa 411/10 - 386/5 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.89 g, 12 h), Protes, magistrate. ABΔ Griffin springing to left. Rev. EΠI ΠPΩTEΩ around three grain-ears within a linear square. AMNG II 124. May 373 (A-/P308 - unrecorded obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 340-1. Well-struck and toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 800 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 74
THRACE. Apollonia Pontika. Circa 480/78-450 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.34 g, 5 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Upright anchor; crayfish to left, A to right. HGC 3.2, 1323. SNG BM Black Sea 153-6. Light toning. Very fine.
Current Bid: 120 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 75
THRACE. Aigospotamoi. Circa 300 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.70 g, 10 h). Wreathed head of Demeter to left, wearing decorated polos. Rev. AIΓOΣΠO Goat standing left; below, grape. HGC 3.2, 1260. SNG Copenhagen 851. Weber 2440. A rare variation with the grape below the goat. Fine engraving skill, nice style. Very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 76
THRACE. Byzantion. Circa 340-320 BC. Drachm or siglos (Silver, 17 mm, 5.34 g). YΠY Heifer standing left on dolphin left with front left leg raised; below YE monogram. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square in the form of 'mill sail'. HGC 3.2, 1389. SNG BM Black Sea 21. SNG Copenhagen 476. Toned. Some uncleaned deposits. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Estimate: 50 CHF
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Lot 77
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 398/7-348/7 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.88 g, 4 h). H-P Forepart of a horse to left. Rev. Μ-Α Grape cluster on a vine within dotted square. Schönert-Geiss 193 (V10/R13). SNG Copenhagen 612 (same dies). Well-struck, nicely centered and with a fine toning. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 78
THRACE. Mesambria. 4th century BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.18 g). Facing Corinthian helmet. Rev. META within four-spoked wheel. Karayotov I 39–140. SNG BM Black Sea 268–71. SNG Copenhagen 652-653. Topalov, Messambria 9. Gently toned. About very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 50 CHF
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Lot 79
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 412-404 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.36 g). Elderly ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes, 8. SNG Copenhagen 1018-1019. Toned and perfectly centered; of particularly elegant classical style. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 550 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
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Lot 80
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 412-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.24 g, 8 h). Head of nymph to left. Rev. ΘΑΣ Dolphin swimming to left. HGC 6, 341. Le Rider, Thasiennes 13. SNG Copenhagen 1035. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 50 CHF
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Lot 81
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.34 g, 1 h), Lysimacheia. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Forepart of a lion leaping right; below, spearhead; to left, kerykeion and monogram of ΛO. HGC 3.2, 1760. SNG Copenhagen 1159. SNG Tübingen 969. Struck on a broad flan; fine green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 40 CHF
Estimate: 30 CHF
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Lot 82
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.93 g, 3 h), Lysimacheia, circa 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, resting her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike crowning the king’s name in her outstretched right hand; behind, transverse spear; in inner left field, monogram above lion’s head to left; in the throne, K•. Müller 47. Thopmson -. Nicely toned and attracitve. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 340 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
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Lot 83
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 16.79 g, 12 h), Magnesia ad Maeandrum, circa 297/6-281. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and, in her right hand, holding Nike, crowning the king's name; behind, transverse spear; in inner left field, ΠYP monogram. Müller 552. Thompson 113. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 84
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.18 g, 11 h), Ephesos, circa 294-287. Head of the deified Alexander to right, horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left; on left, bee to left between Ε-Φ . HGC 3, 1753d. Müller 421. Thompson 168. Toned and with a good portrait. Some minor marks and with uneven toning on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 85
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.21 g, 3 h), Ephesos, circa 294-287. Diademed head of the deified Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon around his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena Nikephoros seated to left; kithara to left, A on throne. HGC 3, 1753d. Müller 355. Thompson 174. Toned. Uneven toning on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 86
MACEDON. Mende. Circa 510-480 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.88 g), c. 500. Ithyphallic ass walking to right, with a crow perching left on its back, pecking ass's rump. Rev. Quadripartite incuse in mill sail pattern. Noe, Mende -. SNG ANS 298 (this obverse die). This is only the second known example struck from this obverse die – the other, in the American Numismatic Society, is from the 1929 Benha hoard: IGCH 1640 (the reverse die is unrecorded). Surfaces slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
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Lot 87
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.07 g, 3 h), Light standard, Aigai, c. 420-413. Horse walking slowly to right. Rev. Crested Illyrian helmet to right within double linear square border within shallow square incuse. HGC 3.1, 782. Raymond 158. SNG ANS 42-44. With a gentle golden luster; struck on fine silver. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 88
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander II, 370/69-368/7 BC. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.53 g, 3 h). Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPO Horse running right. SNG Alpha Bank 236. SNG ANS 110-1. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 89
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.58 g, 4 h), struck under Philip III or Kassander, Amphipolis (?), circa 323/2-315 BC. Laureate head of Apollo to right; faint graffito of ΘEAPAN in the right field. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Charioteer, driving chariot drawn by two rearing horses to right, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right; below horses, trident to right. Gulbenkian 835 (same dies). Le Rider 180 (D85/R140). SNG ANS 266. An attractive piece, struck on a broad flan; extremely unusual with a graffito of this size on the obverse; nice style. Reverse very slightly off-center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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Lot 90
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/8 Stater (Gold, 9 mm, 1.05 g, 1 h), Pella, circa 340-328. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠ-ΠOY Trident. HGC 3, 856. Le Rider 102 (D56/R45). Very rare; well struck and clear example. Very fine.
Current Bid: 550 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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Lot 91
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 14.23 g, 6 h), struck posthoumously under Philip III Arhidaios, Pella, c. 323-318/7. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Jockey, holding palm branch, riding a horse walking to right; below right, Ι; below horse, horizontal thunderbolt. Le Rider 472 (D 246/R 389, same dies). Nicely struck and with an attractive old cabinet tone; fine style and rare: only two examples known by Le Rider. Very fine.
Current Bid: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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Lot 92
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.57 g, 7 h), struck posthumously under Kassander, Amphipolis, circa 323/2-316/5. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Youth on horseback right; below, branch. Le Rider pl. 46, 27. SNG ANS 711-720. Well-struck, clear and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 93
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24.5 mm, 17.14 g, 12 h), lifetime issue, Babylon, 331-325. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, Φ; below throne, M. Price 3581. With an impressively heavy toning; a coin of fine style and struck in high relief. Rare early issue from Babylon. Graffito under tone on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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Lot 94
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 20 mm, 8.56 g, 1 h), Salamis, 332-323. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with serpent. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Nike standing to left, holding wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; at her feet to left, eagle standing to left. Price 3125. Troxell, 31 (dies 17/-[unlisted reverse die]). Lustrous and attractive. A few scuffs on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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Lot 95
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.77 g, 9 h), struck under Antipater, Amphipolis, 332-326. 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, horizontal kerykeion above ΩΣ monogram. Price 66a. Troxell, Studies, Issue D7. With a portrait of fine style; toned. Very fine.
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Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 96
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.91 g, 10 h), Babylon, circa 325-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, kerykeion above M; below throne, monogram. Price 3628. Toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
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Lot 97
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.57 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 bow-case; below race torch; round countermark depicting lion-head punched against the bow-case. Price 2800. An attractive piece with dark brown patina; unusual variant lacking the name of the king. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Estimate: 50 CHF
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Lot 98
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.09 g, 1 h), struck under Philip III Arrhidaios, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, c. 322-319. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on throne with elaborate legs, holding eagle with closed wings on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, bee to right; spear head on the outer right field. Price 1936. With a bold and well-centered obverse. Very fine.
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Estimate: 75 CHF
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Lot 99
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.30 g, 2 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 320-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, his feet on a footstool, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, mouse to right. ADM II Series XVI. Price 1427. Minor scuff on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 95 CHF
Estimate: 75 CHF
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