obolos 15
24. May 2020
Lot 574
IONIA. Ephesus. Circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Tessera (Lead, 18.5 mm, 4.09 g, 11 h). Eros riding dolphin to right. Rev. Goat standing to right; behind, tree. Bangs on the edges, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 721
EASTERN ASIA MINOR. Circa 3rd-4th century AD. Gnostic Tessera (Lead, 19 mm, 3.72 g, 12 h). IAω Abrasax facing, with the head of a rooster and snakes for legs, holding a whip in his right hand and a shield with his left. Rev. ABPA-CAΞ in two lines; above, star within crescent. Apparently unpublished. Obolos 12 (2019) 946. Elsen 124 (2015), 404 and Rauch MBS 8 (2004), 685. A rare mystic Tessera. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF