obolos 15
24. May 2020
Webauction
Lot 199
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 357-354 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.76 g, 11 h), struck under Philomelos. Facing bull’s head. Rev. Φ - Ω Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, laurel branch. BCD Phokis 463.1 (same obverse die). HGC 4, 1046. Williams 306-307 (O220/R-). Scarce late issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 200
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 395-338 BC. Stater (Silver, 23.5 mm, 12.00 g), struck under magistrate Damo... Boeotian shield. Rev. ΔΑ-ΜΟ Amphora, with ivy spray hanging from left handle; above, [club to left]. BCD Boiotia 490. BMC 127. SNG Copenhagen 324. Nice silver. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 201
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 395-338 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 12.01 g), struck under the magistrate Krat... Boeotian shield. Rev. KP-AT Amphora. BCD Boiotia 573 var. (with a Phrygian helmet above the amphora). Hepworth, Nomismatika Khronika 17 (1998), 72. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 202
BOEOTIA. Federal Coinage. Circa 395-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.62 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. BO-I Kantharos; above, club to right; to right, crescent. BCD Boiotia 40. HGC 4, 1166. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 203
BOEOTIA. Federal Coinage. Circa 395-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.62 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. BO-I Kantharos; above, club to right; to right, crescent. BCD Boiotia 40. HGC 4, 1166. Struck from rusty and worn dies, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 204
BOEOTIA, Federal Coinage. Circa 225-171 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 5.07 g, 9 h). Laureate head of Poseidon to right. Rev. ΒΟΙΩΤΩΝ Nike standing to left, holding wreath in her extended right hand and resting on a trident with her left; to left, monogram of AN. BCD Boeotia 127. BMC 99. HGC 4, 1175. McClean 5618. Bright and lustrous; fine silver. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 205
EUBOIA. Chalkis. Circa 338-308 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.64 g, 12 h). Head of the nymph Chalkis to right. Rev. XAΛ Eagle flying upwards with spread wings, pecking at snake held in its talons; to left, monogram of HΓ. BCD Euboia 139. HGC 4, 1463. Picard Emission 8. Die rust on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 206
EUBOIA. Chalkis. Circa 338-308 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.41 g, 12 h). Head of the nymph Chalkis to right. Rev. XAΛ Eagle flying upwards with spread wings, pecking at snake held in its talons; to lef, monogram of HΓ. BCD Euboia 139. HGC 4, 1463. Picard Emission 8. Bright and clear. Areas of flatness. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 207
EUBOIA. Chalkis. Circa 290-273/1 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.58 g, 11 h). Head of the nymph Chalkis to right. Rev. XAΛ Eagle flying upwards with spread wings, pecking at snake held in its talons; to right, thunderbolt. BCD Euboia 172 (same dies). HGC 4, 1464. Picard Emission 27 (unrecorded dies). Well-centered and bright. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 208
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.32 g, 11 h). Head of the nymph Histiaia to right, wearing a drop earring, a pearl necklace and with her hair rolled and bound with a wreath of leaves and berries. Rev. ΙΣΤΙ - ΑΙΕΩΝ (partially retrograde) Nymph seated right on stern of galley, holding stylis in her left hand and resting her right on the deck; on the side of the stern, wing; below, trident to left, M and [monogram]. BCD Euboia 394. HGC 4, 1524. Attractive, fresh and clear. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 209
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 545-525/15 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.37 g), from the Wappenmünzen Series. Wheel with four spokes. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square, divided diagonally. Seltman pl. IV, αα. SNG München 17. Very rare. Fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 210
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 460-455 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.20 g, 2 h). 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 with head facing; to left, crescent and olive sprig; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1595. Starr Group V. Svoronos pl. 10, 1 ff. Elegant, well-centered with a lovely reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 211
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 460-455 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 17.19 g, 5 h), Starr transitional type. 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 with head facing; to left, crescent and olive sprig; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1595. Starr Group V. Svoronos pl. 10, 1 ff. Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 212
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.76 g, 6 h), Starr transitional type, early 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. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 213
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 465/2-454 BC. Obol (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.65 g, 2 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right, with three olive leaves over the visor and tendril on the bowl. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, with head facing and triple-pointed tail feathers; to left, long curved olive leaf and fruit. HGC 4, 1664. Starr Group V. Cf. Svoronos pl. 9, 42. Rare and attractively toned. Somewhat rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 214
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.15 g, 5 h), mid 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. Cf. Svoronos pl. 11, 2. A particularly lovely example, powerfully struck on a very broad flan and with a wonderful head of Athena, which has almost all of the helmet crest visible. Some striking cracks, albeit not affecting the types; reverse slightly doubled, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 215
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.18 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. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. With the full crest on the helmet. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 216
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.19 g, 10 h), c. 430s. 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. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 217
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.18 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Bright and clear. Minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 218
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.12 g, 1 h), c. 440-430. 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 to right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. A beautifully centered example, of a very restrained Classical style and with a complete helmet crest. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 219
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 17.21 g, 4 h), c. 430s. 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. Obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 220
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 17.23 g, 6 h), c. 430s. 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 and lustrous. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 221
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 454-404 BC.. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 4.15 g, 12 h), late 440s - early 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with olive leaves and an upwardly turned palmette. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right with head facing; to left, olive spray; all within incuse square. Kroll 10. Svoronos pl. 11, 19. A very attractive early drachm, of good style and well-centered. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 222
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.64 g, 12 h), c. 430s. Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘE Owl standing right, head facing; behind and above, olive sprig. HGC 4, 1665. Kroll 13. Svoronos pl. 10, 46. A pleasant coin. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 223
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.05 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Toned. Minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 224
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.25 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. Lustrous and bright. Some dark areas on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 225
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 17.22 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. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Of good style and in high relief; lustrous and appealing. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 226
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.22 g, 7 h), early 430s. 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. Oblong flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 227
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 17.21 g, 10 h), c. 430s. 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. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 228
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.24 g, 9 h), c. 430s. 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. Obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 229
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.23 g, 3 h), c. 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. Sharply struck, bright and clear. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 230
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.21 g, 1 h), c. 430s. 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. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 231
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.26 g, 12 h), c. 430s. 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 example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 232
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.26 g, 4 h), c. 430s. 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. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 233
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.23 g, 7 h), c. 430s. 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 and lustrous. Reverse very slightly doubled, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 234
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 17.20 g, 7 h), c. 430s. 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 fine style. Reverse very slightly doubled, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 235
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 17.26 g, 3 h), c. 430s. 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. Particularly lustrous. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 236
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.22 g, 6 h), early 430s. 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. Reverse very slightly doubled, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 237
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 17.21 g, 4 h), early 430s. 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. Oblong flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 238
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. Very sharp; with a wonderful owl. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 239
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.10 g, 8 h), c. 430s-420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves; countermarked with a pentagram within a circle, and a possible letter in a rectangular indent; test cuts. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; test cut and uncertain countermark(s). HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Countermarked a few times on both sides and with a test mark on each side, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 240
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.29 g, 2 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘE Owl standing to right, head facing the viewer; to left, olive sprig and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1681. Kroll 14. SNG Copenhagen 59-61. Struck on an even flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 241
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.33 g, 9 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘE Owl standing to right, head facing the viewer; to left, olive sprig and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1681. Kroll 14. SNG Copenhagen 59-61. Bright and well-centered. Usual roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 242
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 355-294 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.68 g, 7 h). Head of Athena to right, with profile eye and wearing an Attic helmet adorned with olive leaves and a pi-shaped palmette. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, crescent and olive spray. HGC 4, 1599. Kroll 22. Unusually well-centered for the period. Obverse slightly doubled, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 243
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 307-300 BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 3.16 g, 5 h), Eleusinian festival coinage. Triptolemos, holding grain ears, seated left in winged serpent chariot. Rev. EΛEY Pig standing right on mystic staff; all within wreath of grain ears. HGC 4, 1767. Kroll 51. SNG Copenhagen 422. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 244
ATTICA. Athens. 151/150 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.67 g, 11 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Dionys.., Dionysi.. and Timo. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ / ΔIO-NYΣ / ΔIO/NYΣI / TI/MΩ Owl standing facing on amphora; to left, Asklepios standing to left; on amphora, I (= 1oth month); below amphora, ΣΩ (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 570b. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 245
ATTICA. Athens. 132/1 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.52 g, 12 h), New Style, under the magistrates Polycharmos, Nikogenes and Dionysios. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing pendant earring and a triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos and long tendril on the bowl and four serpents on the visor. Rev. Α-ΘΕ /ΠΟΛΥ - XΑΡΜ / ΝΙΚΟΓ / ΔΙΟΝΥ/ΣIOΣ Owl standing facing on amphora; to left, winged kerykeion; on amphora, Ε (= 5th month); below amphora, ΠE (= contractor's initials); all within olive wreath. SNG Lockett 1936. Thompson 379a. Toned and well-centred. A few scuffs and marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 246
ATTICA. Athens. 124-123 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 16.55 g, 12 h), "New Style" or "stephaniphoros" coinage, struck under the magistrates Mikion, Euryklei and Socrates. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ/ ΜΙΚ-ΙΩN/ EYP-YKΛE / CΩ/KPA/THΣ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, Dioskouroi to left; on amphora, E; below amphora, ΣΩ (= contractor’s initials). HGC 4, 1602. Thompson 485a (this obverse die). Toned. Some marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 140 CHF
Lot 247
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 525-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 11.90 g), "Small skew" reverse, c. 525-500. Sea turtle, with a line pellets down the back of its shell. Rev. Square incuse with small skew pattern. HGC 6, 434. SNG Copenhagen 507. E graffito on the reverse and with some scuffs on both sides, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 248
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 500/490-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 12.16 g), "Small skew" reverse. Sea turtle. Rev. Square incuse with small skew pattern. HGC 6, 434. SNG Copenhagen 507. Well-centered albeit rather worn. Struck on the usual irregular flan, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 249
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 500/490-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 12.25 g), "small skew" reverse. Sea turtle, with a line of pellets down the back of its shell; three countermarks punched against the carapace and another one in the right field; male head to right and remains of inscription (ΛEY?) within the upper left countermark. Rev. Square incuse with small skew pattern. HGC 6, 434. Meadows IIc. SNG Copenhagen 507. With an interesting countermark. Struck off-center, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 250
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 456/45-431 BC. Stater (Silver, 17 mm, 12.48 g). Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with a skew pattern. ACGC 127. HGC 6, 437. Milbank pl. 2, 12. SNG Copenhagen 516. Flan fault on the left side of the tortoise's shell, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 251
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 456/45-431 BC. Stater (Silver, 22.5 mm, 12.23 g). Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with a skew pattern; K graffito on the right. ACGC 127. Milbank pl. 2, 12. SNG Copenhagen 516. SNG Delepierre 1836. Clear and attractive with a light grey toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 252
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 456/45-431 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 12.26 g). Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with a skew pattern. ACGC 127. Milbank pl. 2, 12. SNG Copenhagen 516. SNG Delepierre 1836. Some scuffs and minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 253
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 456/45-431 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 12.29 g), c. 445/4-430. Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with a skew pattern. ACGC 127. HGC 437. Meadows IIb. Milbank pl. 2, 12. SNG Copenhagen 516-517. An attractive toned example in high relief. Struck on an irregular flan, missing most of the head, and with some scratches under tone, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 254
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 304-294 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 5.48 g). Land tortoise with segmented shell, seen from above. Rev. Incuse square divided into five compartments; in one compartment, two pellets. BMC 167 ff. HGC 6, 443. Milbank Period V, pl. II, 16. Rare denomination. Well-centered . Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 255
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 500-450 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.32 g, 10 h), c. 470s. Ϙ Pegasos with curved wings, flying to right. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Attic helmet; the whole within linear border and incuse square. Cf. BCD Corinth 27 (but head of Aphrodite to right). CNG 93, 2013, 303 (possibly the same dies). A rare variety not in BCD. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 256
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 500-450 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.36 g, 6 h). Ϙ Pegasos with curved wings, flying to right. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left. BCD Corinth 30-31. Very rare early drachm. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 257
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 400-375 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.47 g, 6 h). Ϙ Pegasos with straight wings, flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing Attic helmet; in the field to left, horse forepart to left. Calciati 143. HGC 4, 1833. Ravel II, 432-4. An elegant, very attractive, and heavily toned example. Die break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 258
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.53 g, 6 h). Pegasus flying left with pointed wing, below Ϙ. Rev. Γ Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing pearl necklace and Corinthian helmet; behind neck, dove in wreath. BCD Corinth 110. Pegasi 419. Ravel 1029. SNG Lockett 2094. Die fault on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 259
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.50 g, 9 h). Pegasus flying to left with pointed wing, below, Ϙ. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing pearl necklace and Corinthian helmet; behind neck, Δ and Dionysos standing to right, holding kantharos and grape bunch; KΛE graffito inscribed on the left field. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 389. HGC 4, 1848. Ravel 1002. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 260
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.58 g, 9 h). Pegasus flying to left with pointed wing, below, Ϙ. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet and pearl necklace; before neck, Γ (oddly formed); behind neck, thyrsos. BCD Corinth 109 var. Calciati 417. Ravel 1027. Lightly toned, clear and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 261
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 340s-320s BC. Obol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.87 g, 2 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right, with his hair falling in locks down the back of his neck. Rev. Dove flying to right; above tail, ΣΙ. BCD Peloponnesos 257-261. BMC 166. HGC 5, 226. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 262
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.51 g, 12 h). Pegasus flying to left with pointed wing, below, Ϙ. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet and pearl necklace; behind neck, Δ and calyx-krater. BCD Corinth 98. Calciati 388/1 corr. HGC 4, 1848. Ravel 1001. Lightly toned and clear. A few marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 263
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 345-307 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.62 g, 9 h). Pegasus flying to left with pointed wing, below Ϙ. Rev. Α-Ρ Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing pearl necklace and Corinthian helmet with leather neck guard and laurel wreath on the bowl; behind leather neck, eagle standing to left with closed wings, turning it's head to right. BCD Corinth 101. Calciati 426. HGC 4, 1848. Ravel 1008. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 264
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 350-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 2.11 g, 9 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, her hair in a sakkos bound at the top in a ring to form a short ponytail, and wearing a triple-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; behind her neck, ΣY. BCD Corinth - (cf. 169). SNG Copenhagen 128. Nicely centered and toned. Minor die break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 265
ELIS. Olympia. Circa 260s-250s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.65 g, 9 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. F-A Eagle, with closed wings, standing right on Ionic capital. BCD Olympia 222 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 387 (same dies). SNG Delepierre 2152 (same obverse die). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 266
ARKADIA, Arkadian League. Circa 330-275 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.73 g, 2 h), Megalopolis. Laureate head of Zeus to left; to right I. Rev. APK Pan seated to left on rock, raising right hand and holding lagobolon with his left; to right I, below, syrinx. BCD Peloponnesos (Megalopolis) 1522-3. HGC 5, 929. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 267
ARGOLIS. Argos. Circa 480/70-440/30 BC. Triobol (Silver, 16 mm, 2.78 g, 12 h), c. 480s-470s. Forepart of wolf at bay to left, with both legs parallel to the neck as if he were lying down; above to right, Σ. Rev. Α within shallow incuse square containing two slightly deeper incuses above and a pellet below the cross bar. BCD Peloponnesos 1015 (this obverse die? but with the Σ off the flan on the obverse). Very rare triobol. Slightly porous surfaces, and struck on an uneven flan, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 268
ARGOLIS. Argos. Circa 330-270 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14.5 mm, 2.55 g, 3 h). Forepart of wolf at bay to left. Rev. Large Α with Π Ρ to left and right; below, dolphin swimming to left over horizontal club to left; all within incuse square. BCD Peloponnesos 1087. BMC 75. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 269
CRETE. Gortyna. Circa 245-221 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.02 g, 7 h). Diademed head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder. Rev. ΓΟΡΤΥΝΙΩΝ Bull standing left, his head turned back to right; all within wreath. BMC 63. Jackson pl. 12, 5. Joy 465. SNG Copenhagen 458. Svoronos, Numismatique 107. Quite uncommon, worn but clear. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 270
PONTOS. Amisos (as Peiraieos). Circa 435-370 BC. Siglos (Silver, 18.5 mm, 5.66 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Aris... Head of Hera to left, wearing stephanos. Rev. ΠEIPA / AP-IΣ Owl, with wings spread, standing facing on shield. SNG BM Black Sea 1053-4. SNG Stancomb 658. Attractive golden tone; well-centered and well-struck. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die and with traces of corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 271
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.38 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΜΙΣΟΥ Cista mystic with a panther skin and a thyrsos; in field to left, monogram. HGC 7, 243. RG 24. SNG BM Black Sea 1202-4. SNG Copenhagen 145. SNG Aulock 59. Bold and attractive. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 272
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.72 g, 12 h). Head of young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΜΙΣΟΥ Panther skin and thyrsos on cista mystica. HGC 7, 243. RG 24. SNG BM Black Sea 1199-1200. Green-brown patina; with excellent details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 273
PONTOS. Uncertain, but possibly Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI, Circa 130-100 BC. (Bronze, 22x6.5 mm, 21.34 g). Male head to right, wearing bashlyk and bearing three countermarks: on head, Macedonian helmet within a circular 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 glossy dark green surfaces, and with a particularly bold portrait. Struck on a very thick and tight flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 274
KINGS OF PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator, Circa 120-63 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33 mm, 16.46 g, 1 h), Pergamon, year BΣ = 202 and month I = 10 = July 96-95. Diademed head of Mithradates VI to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MIΘPAΔATOY EYΠATOPOΣ Pegasos grazing to left; to left, star within crescent; to right, BΣ above monogram; below, I; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. De Callataÿ D20/R2. Same dies as Roma 5, 2013, 420. With a bold portrait. A few minor scratches and scuffs, mainly on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 275
PAPHLAGONIA. Amastris. Circa 285-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 9.42 g, 9 h). Head of Mithras to right wearing Persian mitra adorned with laurel wreath and star. Rev. ΑΜΑΣΤΡΙΕΩΝ Aphrodite seated left on throne, holding Nike and lotos-tipped scepter; below throne, monogram; to left, rose. BMC 2. Callataÿ, Premier 49 (D20/R26). HGC 7, 356. SNG BM Black Sea 1305. SNG Lockett 2648 (same dies) . Toned. Reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 276
PAPHLAGONIA. Amastris. Circa 285-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 9.31 g, 12 h). Head of Mithras to right wearing Persian mitra adorned with laurel wreath and star. Rev. ΑΜΑΣΤΡΙΕΩΝ Aphrodite seated left on throne, holding Nike and lotos-tipped scepter; below throne, monogram; to left, rose. BMC 2. Callatay, Premier, 28 (D14/R8). HGC 7, 356. SNG BM Black Sea 1305. SNG von Aulock 1305. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 402 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 277
PAPHLAGONIA. Kromna. Circa 340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.54 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to left, his hair partially rolled at the back of his head but with some locks falling down below the neck truncation. Rev. ΚΡΩΜΝΑ Head of the City-goddess or, perhaps, Hera to left, wearing turreted stephane adorned with palmette and scrolls, triple-pendant earring, necklace and light drapery along the neck line; above head, fish swimming left; below left, monogram of ΛE. HGC 7, 369. SNG Black Sea - (cf. 1322-1343). An unpublished (?) variety. Reverse slightly double struck, overall with corrosion and uncleaned, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 278
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.73 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 with a bold portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 279
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.23 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. Glossy dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 280
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.54 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: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 281
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.06 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: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 282
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias II Cynegos, 182-149 BC. (Bronze, 30 mm, 15.44 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠPOYΣIOY Nike advancing left, holding wreath and stylis; to inner left, piloi of the Dioskouroi above two monogram. RG 29. SNG von Aulock 6885. Rare; among the best known examples. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 283
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias II Cynegos, 182-149 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.11 g, 12 h). Head of Prusias to right, wearing winged diadem. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡΟYΣIOY Herakles standing facing, head to left, holding lion's skin and resting his right hand upon club; inner right field, monogram. HGC 7, 634. RG 25. Bold portrait. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 284
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Nikomedes II Epiphanes, 149-127 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 37.5 mm, 16.66 g, 12 h), Nikomedeia, year ΘΝΡ (159) = 140-139. Diademed head of Nikomedes II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥ Zeus standing facing, his head turned to left, holding wreath in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, eagle standing on thunderbolt above YΠEP monogram and date ΘΝΡ (in monogram form). DCA 443. HGC 7, 642. RG 40. An attractive piece struck on a impressively broad flan. Minor scratches, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 285
MYSIA. Apollonia ad Rhyndakum. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 4.07 g, 2 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩ-ΝΙΑΤΩΝ PYN around thunderbolt. SNG Paris 85. Von Fritze 205. Very rare. Flat areas from incomplete striking, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 286
MYSIA. Astyra. Tissaphernes, circa 400-395 BC. (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 2.05 g, 9 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. [ΤΙ]ΣΣΑΦΕΡΝ[ΟΥ] Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Winzer 6.1 corr. Lovely glossy green patina, and a stunning reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Very rare!
Lot 287
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Electrum, 7 mm, 1.34 g). Head of a tunny fish to left; below, hint part of a tunny to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Hurter & Liewald III 12.2. SNG von Aulock 7262. Cf. Von Fritze I 6 and pl. I, 5 (as a hekte). Same obverse die as CNG 109 (2018) 138. Very rare early variety. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 288
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Electrum, 8 mm, 1.33 g). Harpy to left between two tunnies swimming to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Boston 1400. Von Fritze I 25, pl. I, 26. Rare. Obverse struck off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Extremely rare early Kyzikos obol
Lot 289
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.80 g). Head of a tunny fish to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze II 2. Same reverse punch as CNG 87, 2011, 490. An extremely rare early obol, which is paralleled by the electrum series that bears tunny parts on its obverses. Bold and quite attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 290
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Electrum, 9 mm, 1.34 g). Tunny fish swimming to right; above, tail of a tunny fish to left; below, head of a tunny fish to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Boston 1403. Hurter & Liewald III 33.1. Von Fritze I, 30, pl. I, 31. Very rare early variety; well-centred and complete. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 291
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.68 g). Sphinx crouching to left, with her right foreleg raised, on tunny swimming left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Boston 1451. SNG Paris 201. Von Fritze 72, Pl. II, 26. Obverse struck slightly off-centre and with a few marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 292
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.41 g). Facing stag's head between two tunnies swimming upwards. Rev. Quadripartite incuse. Klein 263. SNG Paris -. Von Fritze II -. Obverse struck off-centre, and with slightly porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 293
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 6th century BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.65 g). Tunny fish swimming to left; below, countermark in the form of a quadripartite incuse square; above, uncertain countermark . Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Tübingen 2210. SNG von Aulock 7328. Von Fritze II 5. A toned, attractive, and intriguing coin. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 294
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-480 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.47 g). Tunny fish swimming to right, with raised back fins. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 521. Von Fritze 5. Toned. Slightly porous as usual, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 295
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 500 BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 1.00 g). Dolphin swimming to left above a tunny swimming to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references but see, among others, CNG 97, 2014, 158. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 296
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 500-450 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10.5 mm, 2.68 g). Winged dog crouching to left, his head turned back to right; below, tunny fish swimming to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Paris 246-7. SNG von Aulock 1196. Von Fritze I 104. Very sharp and clear. Struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 297
MYSIA. Kyzikos. 5th-4th century BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.69 g). Orestes kneeling to left, holding sword in his lowered right hand, and resting his left hand on an omphalos to his right; below, tunny swimming to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. BMFA 1533. Greenwell 72. SNG Paris -. Von Fritze 165. With an interesting mythological type. Struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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