obolos 16
11. October 2020
Webauction
Lot 298
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.06 g, 9 h). Vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. IΣTIAIE-ΩN Nymph seated to 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 to left, monogram, labrys. ANS 1944.100.24022. BCD Euboia -. Lovely style; well-struck and rather uncommon. Minor die break on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 299
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14.5 mm, 2.30 g, 10 h). Vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right, wearing earring. Rev. IΣTIAIEΩN Nymph seated to 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; in field above right, monogram. BCD Euboia -. HGC 4, 1524. Lovely style; rather uncommon with a monogram in the field. obverse slightly off-center with minor scuffs, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Ex BCD collection, Lanz 111, 410
Lot 300
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.02 g, 1 h). Vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right, wearing earring and necklace. Rev. IΣTI-AIEΩN Nymph seated to right on stern of galley, holding stylis in her left hand and resting her right on the deck; on the side of the stern, kerykeion; below, trident to left. BCD Euboia 410 (this coin). BMC 127 var. Rare combination of symbols. Flan crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Ex Triton V, 360
Lot 301
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 4th-3rd centuries BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.65 g, 2 h). Vine-wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia to right, wearing earring and necklace. Rev. IΣΤΙ Bull standing to right before grape vine; to right, labrys. BCD Euboia 445. Laffaille 121. SNG Copenhagen 510 var. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Ex BCD collection, Lanz 111, 466
Lot 302
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 4th-3rd centuries BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.79 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of the Nymph Histiaia to right, wearing earring. Rev. IΣTI Forepart of bull walking to right, his head three-quarters facing; above, bunch of grapes with stem. BCD Euboia 466 (this coin). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 303
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 4th-3rd centuries BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.66 g, 4 h). Vine-wreathed head of the Nymph Histiaia to right, wearing pendant earring. Rev. ΙΣΤΙ Head and neck of bull to right, the head turned slightly towards the viewer; grape vines in background. BCD Euboia 513-520. Some marks of oxidation, otherwise, nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Ex BCD collection, Lanz 111, 530
Lot 304
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 2nd-1st centuries BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.51 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrate, Phil... Wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia to right; behind neck, I. Rev. IΣΤ/ ΦIΛ. BCD Euboia 530 (this coin). Well-centered and clear; unusual fine style for bronze issues of Histiaia and one of the most appealing examples available. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Ex BCD collection, Lanz 111, 540
Lot 305
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 2nd-1st centuries BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.58 g, 7 h). Vine-wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia to right, wearing earring and necklace and with her hair rolled. Rev. IΣΤΙΑΙ-ΕΩΝ Grape bunch on stem with leaves and tendrils, above to left and below to left and right, monograms. BCD Euboia 540 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 547. Well-centered and clear, green patina, lovely style. Some roughness on obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 306
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 4th-3rd centuries BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.61 g, 1 h). Vine-wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia to right, wearing earring and necklace. Rev. IΣΤΙ Bull standing to right before grape vine; to right, monogram; in exergue to right, club. BCD Euboia 448. BCD Euboia II 146 (this coin). Well-centered and clear. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 307
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 4th century BC. Kollybos or symbolon (Bronze, 7 mm, 0.35 g, 1 h). Bulbous amphora with high handles. Rev. Φ. For the general type, see Agora XXVI pp. 24-25 and for illustrations of 179 examples (over 600 are known), see Svoronos pl. 18. An unusual and interesting piece, not a coin but a form of token. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare and unusual!
Lot 308
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 268-262 BC. Pentobol or Drachm of Ptolemaic weight (Silver, 16 mm, 3.56 g, 7 h), probably struck as small change to be used by Ptolemaic troops during the early years of the Chremonidean War (268-261 BC). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. Owl with spread wings, standing three-quarters facing to right; to right, amphora. Agora 28. SNG Copenhagen 85. Svoronos pl 24, 4-8. Very rare, historically important, and with a most attractive, old cabinet toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 309
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 224/3-198 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.39 g, 7 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. AΘE Owl with spread wings, standing three-quarters facing to right; to right, small Panathenaic amphora. Kroll 69. Svoronos pl. 24, 12. An impressively well-preserved example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Recorded by Svoronos in 1920s
Lot 310
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 198 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.92 g, 12 h). Head of Zeus to right, wearing fillet. Rev. AΘE Panathenaic amphora; to left, small owl; the whole within olive wreath. Kroll 76. Svoronos pl. 25, 19 (this coin but cleaned since 1926). Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 311
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 198 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.68 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing winged Athenian helmet. Rev. Owl standing left with small Panathenaic amphora to left; the whole within olive wreath. Kroll 77. Svoronos pl. 22, 90. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 312
ATTICA. Athens. 148-138 BC. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 4.21 g, 12 h), New Style. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / Ξ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, grain ear with leaf. Svoronos Pl. 34, 22 (this obverse die). Thompson 149 j-l (this obverse die - could it possibly be the coin listed as being 'in commerce' under 149 j?). Toned. Somewhat lightly struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 313
ATTICA. Athens. 137/6 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.83 g, 11 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Mikion and Theophrastos. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / ΜΙ/ΚΙ - / ΘΕΟ/ΦΡΑ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, Nike driving chariot to right; on amphora, E (= month 5); below amphora, ΣΩ (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 316c var (same obverse die but from a differing reverse die). Toned. Obverse lightly struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 314
ATTICA. Athens. 129/8 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.88 g, 11 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Diogenes, Posei.., and Hegema... Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / ΔIO-ΓE /ΠOΣE / HΓE/MA Owl standing facing on amphora; to left, Dionysos standing facing, holding thyrsos; on amphora, E (= month 5); below amphora, ΔI (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 416X (this obverse die reverse controls as 417a). Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 315
ATTICA. Athens. 115/114 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.83 g, 12 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Metrodoros, Antiphanes and Miltiades. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / ΜHT/POΔΩ/POΣ /ANTI/ΦANHΣ - MIΛ/TIA/ΔHΣ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, bunch of grapes on stem; on amphora, Α (= month 1); below amphora, ΠE (= contractor’s initials). HGC 4, 1602. Thompson 633a (this obverse die). Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 316
ATTICA. Athens. 115/4 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.67 g, 12 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Metrodoros, Demosthenes and Philop.... Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / ΜHT/POΔΩ/POΣ ΦIΛO - ΔH/MOΣ/ΘEN Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, grape bunch on stem; on amphora, Λ (= month 12); below amphora, ΣO (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 642e-f (this obverse die). Toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 317
ATTICA. Athens. 107/106 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.75 g, 12 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Herakleides, Eukles and Diokles. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / HPA-KΛE/ΔHΣ /EYKΛHΣ / ΔIOK Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, winged Tyche standing to left, with her right hand set on an amphora; on amphora, A (= month 1); below amphora, ME (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 749a (this obverse die). Toned and elegant. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 318
ATTICA. Athens. 102/1 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.85 g, 12 h), New Style, struck under the magistrates Timostratos, Poses and Dion... Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / TIMO-ΣTPA/TOΣ /ΠO/THΣ/ ΔIOΝ Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, Dionysos standing to left, holding a theatrical mask in his extended right hand and a thyrsos with his left; on amphora, Β (= month 2); below amphora, ΣO (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 824 a-b (same obverse die). Toned and elegant. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 319
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 130's BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 2.50 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. AΘE Panathenaic amphora in front of a branch to left. Kroll 98. Svoronos pl. 107, 75-79. Very rare type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 320
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 166-155 BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.82 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. AΘE Panathenaic amphora in front of a branch to left. Agora 101. Svoronos pl. 106, 13-16. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 321
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 140-90 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.62 g, 12 h). Cicada. Rev. AΘE Panathenaic amphora in front of a palm branch. Agora 108. SNG Copenhagen 449. Svoronos pl. 107, 61-69. Scarce. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 322
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 95-87/6 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.41 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. A-Θ/E Zeus standing right, hurling thunderbolt; to left, thyrsos. Kroll 96. Svoronos pl 81, 40-44. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 323
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 86-71 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.87 g, 12 h). Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet. Rev. AΘE Owl standing facing on a Panathenaic amphora; the whole within olive wreath. Kroll 115. Svoronos pl. 79, 5. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 324
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 86-42 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.05 g, 4 h). Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet . Rev. AΘE Owl standing facing on a Panathenaic amphora; flower in the inner right field; the whole within olive wreath. Kroll 123. Svoronos pl. 79, 31. Extremely rare with this symbol, given the fact that only one was found in the excavations in the Agora. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 325
ATTICA. Athens. 39-37 BC. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 4.75 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right. Rev. A-ΘE Athena advancing to right, holding spear with her right hand and aegis. Kroll 140. Svoronos pl. 25, 29. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Mark Antony and Cleopatra in Athens!
Lot 326
ATTICA. Athens. 32 BC. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.38 g, 12 h), struck during (or shortly after) the visit of Mark Antony and Cleopatra to Athens in the summer of 32 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. A-Θ/E Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Kroll 144. Svoronos pl. 25, 36. Green-brown patina. Exceptional for issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Mark Antony and Cleopatra in Athens!
Lot 327
ATTICA. Athens. 32 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.83 g, 12 h), struck during (or shortly after) the visit of Mark Antony and Cleopatra to Athens in the summer of 32 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. A-Θ/E Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Kroll 144. Svoronos pl. 25, 36. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 328
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 25-19 BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 3.73 g, 12 h). Triptolemos to left, holding scepter, mounting winged chariot drawn by serpents. Rev. AΘE Crossed mystic staff and wheat ear within olive wreath. Kroll 154. Svoronos pl. 104, 46-50. Attractively patinated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 329
ATTICA. Athens. Time of Gallienus, 264-267. Drachm (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.26 g, 5 h). Head of Athena to right wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. AΘHNA Olive tree between a panathenaic amphora to left, and owl standing to right, head facing. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 330
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 525-475 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 12.20 g), "Small skew" reverse. Sea turtle; banker's mark: kotyle?. Rev. Incuse square divided into five triangles. HGC 6, 431. Meadows Group IIb. Struck on an irregular flan, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 331
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 500-450 BC. Stater (Silver, 17.5 mm, 8.68 g, 5 h). Q below Pegasus with curved wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind her neck, ivy branch; all within incuse square. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 64. Nicely toned and with a particularly pleasing head of Athena. Obverse struck partially off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 332
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.66 g, 1 h). Q Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a laurel wreath; [A]-P across lower field; behind neck, boar running to left. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 345. HGC 4, 1848. Ravel 1017. Sharply struck and well-centered. Porosity on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 333
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.24 g, 12 h). Ϙ below Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; below chin, E; behind neck, tall amphora with long, pointed base. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 375. Ravel 999. Well-centered and of fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 334
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.46 g, 1 h). Q Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; behind neck, oinochoe and N. BCD Corinth 123. Calciati 378 corr. Some die rust on obverse and small graffito on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
BCD Corinth 124 (this coin)
Lot 335
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.49 g, 3 h). Q below Pegasos flying left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right; behind, kantharos and N. BCD Corinth 124 (this coin). Calciati 379. Ravel 1060. Gentle toning and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 336
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.54 g, 1 h). Ϙ below Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; behind her neck, ithyphallic Herm and N. BCD -. Calciati 385. Attractive and lightly toned. Areas of minor striking weakness, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 337
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.63 g, 3 h). Q Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to le, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; behind neck, Δ and 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: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 338
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.46 g, 5 h). Q Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; behind neck, Δ and krater. BCD Corinth 98. Calciati 388/1 corr. HGC 4, 1848. Ravel 1001. Lightly toned and clear. A few marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 339
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.48 g, 10 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. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 389. HGC 4, 1848. Ravel 1002. Gently toned and well-struck from artistically engraved dies. Minor scratches and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 340
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.02 g, 6 h). Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; behind, Δ and Dionysos standing to right, holding kantharos and grape bunch. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 389. Nicely toned and struck from artistically engraved dies. Minor scratches and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 341
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.45 g, 6 h). Q Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; below chin, Γ; behind neck, thyrsos. BCD Corinth 109. Calciati 416. Lightly toned, clear and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 342
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.61 g, 12 h). Q below Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a laurel branch; below, Α-Ρ; behind neck, ivy leaf. BCD Corinth -. Calciati 434. Well-centered and struck from fine dies. Die rust and deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 343
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.60 g, 4 h). Ϙ Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with a laurel branch and twig; below, Α-Ρ; behind neck, plow. BCD Corinth 107-8. Calciati 439. A splendidly sharp and clear example. Reverse very slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 344
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.47 g, 10 h). Ϙ below Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Α-Ρ Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with a laurel branch; behind her neck, plow. BCD Corinth 107-8. Calciati 439. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 145
Lot 345
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 330 BC. Trihemidrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 9 h). Q The hero Bellerophon on Pegasos flying to right, with his right hand stabbing down with his lead-tipped spear. Rev. Chimaera at bay to left, about to be killed by Bellerophon; below, amphora; between hind legs, ΔΙ. BCD Corinth 145 (this coin). HGC 4, 1854. Warren Group V.A.1.2. Nicely toned and centered. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 129
Lot 346
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 345-307 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.40 g, 6 h). Ϙ below Pegasus with straight wing flying to left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing Corinthian helmet with a neck flap; below, ΔI; behind, pine cone. BCD Corinth 124 (this coin). Calciati 444. Ravel 1071. A lovely example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 347
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 335-306 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 6.5 mm, 1.68 g, 10 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Ornate trident head; in left field, ΔΙ; in right field, filleted thyrsos. BCD Corinth 246 (this coin). HGC 4, 1911. Price Class A, Group V, 44. Brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 276
Lot 348
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 303-287 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.40 g, 8 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Ornate trident head; across lower field, Δ-Ω; in right field, amphora. BCD Corinth 276 (this coin). HGC 4, 1913. Price Class A, Group VII, 81a. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 286
Lot 349
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 287-252 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 1.59 g, 9 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Ornate trident head; in right field, griffin. BCD Corinth 286 (this coin). HGC 4, 1914. Price Class A, Group VII, 83. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 289
Lot 350
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 287-252 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 2.12 g, 10 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Ornate trident head; in left field, Σ; in right field, grape bunch. BCD Corinth 289 (this coin). HGC 4, 1914. Price Class A, Group VIII, 87. Earthen green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 351
PHLIASIA. Phlious. Circa 280-270 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.59 g, 2 h). Bull butting to left, head lowered and turned to face the viewer. Rev. Φ Ivy wreath, with six inner leaves, tied at the bottom, with a rosette of five berries at the top. Cf. BCD Peloponnesos 143.1-5. HGC 5, 146. Nicely toned; scarce. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 352
ACHAIA. Aigai. Late 5th-early 4th century BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.82 g, 6 h). A-I-C Forepart of goat to right. Rev. AIC[AION] Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy-wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 388-9. HGC 5, 14. SNG Copenhagen 126. Lightly toned and well-centered. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 444 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 353
ELIS. Olympia. Circa 340-330 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 2.90 g, 6 h). Head of the nymph Olympia to left, wearing single pendant earring. Rev. FA Eagle with closed wings standing to left; in right field, grape bunch on vine. BCD Olympia 195. Seltman pl. XII, 22. Old cabinet tone. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 354
ELIS. Olympia. Circa 340-330 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.78 g, 3 h). Head of the nymph Olympia to left, wearing single pendant earring. Rev. FA Eagle with closed wings standing left; in right field, grape bunch on vine. BCD Olympia 195. Seltman pl. XII, 22. Old cabinet tone. Obverse struck from a worn - as usual - die, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 355
ELIS. Olympia. 134th-143rd Olympiad, circa 244-208 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.86 g, 7 h). Eagle flying right, clutching hare in its talons and tearing at it with his beak. Rev. F-A Thunderbolt, with volutes above and wings below, flanked by monogram on the left field and kantharos on the right field. BCD Olympia 255. Sharp and lightly toned. Obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 356
MESSENIA. Korone. Circa 100-50 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 2.31 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. K-OP Grape bunch on vine within ivy wreath. Grandjean pl. XXVI, 2. BCD Peloponnesos 782 (same dies). Rare; toned. Pit on obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 357
LAKONIA. Lakedaimon (Sparta). Circa 90-60/50 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.36 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Herakles to right. Rev. Λ-A Amphora flanked by the caps of the Dioskouroi surmounted by stars; ΔA monogram to lower left, ME monogram to lower right; the whole within laurel wreath. BCD Peloponnesos -. Grunauer Group VIII, Series 8, 34 (V23/R31). HGC 5, 613. SNG Copenhagen 556 (same dies). Well-centered and attractive toning. Obverse die wear, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unusually attractive for type!
Lot 358
LAKONIA. Lakedaimon (Sparta). Circa 48-35 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.70 g, 6 h). Jugate heads of the Dioskouroi to right, each wearing pilos. Rev. Λ-A / Σ-Ι Two amphorae within wreath. Cf. BCD Peloponnesos 893,1 (Σ between the amphorae). Grunauer XV, 4, 14. HGC 5, 629. Green patina; excellent condition for this scarce Spartan issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 359
ARKADIA. Kleitor. Circa 300-270/60 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.66 g, 2 h). Radiate head of Helios facing, with cloak tied around his neck. Rev. ΚΛΗ Bull butting to right; above head, O. BCD Peloponnesos 143 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 225. Attractively toned; a scarce type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 360
ARKADIA, Arkadian League. Circa 330-275 BC. Triobol (Silver, 17 mm, 2.86 g, 12 h), Megalopolis. Laureate head of Zeus to left; to right I. Rev. Pan seated to left on rock, raising right hand and holding lagobolon with his left; in right field, I; below, on rock, syrinx; APK (monogram of the Arkadian League) on the left field. BCD Peloponnesos (Megalopolis) 1522-3. Dengate I, 2. Beautifully toned and well-centered. An artistic rendering of Zeus. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 361
ARKADIA, Arkadian League. Circa 330-275 BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.67 g, 6 h), Megalopolis. Horned head of Pan to left. Rev. Large APK monogram; in left field, monogram; below, syrinx. BCD Peloponnesos (Megalopolis) 1531.2. HGC 5, 930. Light toning. light porosity, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 362
ARKADIA. Megalopolis. Circa 100-80 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.17 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. MEΓ Pan seated to left on rock, raising his right hand and holding lagobolon with his left; above his knees, eagle with spread wings standing to left; in left field, [monogram]. BCD Peloponnesos 1552. Dengate 15. Toned and of nice style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 363
CYCLADES, Anaphe. 3rd century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.14 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Apollo Aigletes to right. Rev. [Α-NA] Skyphos. HGC 6, 775. Joy 504. SNG Copenhagen (Argolis) 599. Rare. Dark red-brown patina. Small spot of corrosion on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 920 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 364
CYCLADES, Andros. 3rd-1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.25 g, 11 h). Youthful head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΝΔ-Ρ/Ι Panther standing to right. BMC 1. HGC 6, 463. Toned and well-centered. Some porosity and metal flaking on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 365
CYCLADES, Andros. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 4.26 g, 12 h). Youthful head of Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. Α-Ν-Δ-Ρ-Ι Amphora. HGC 6, 471. Joy 509. Paschalis 24. Nice light green patina; attractive and well-struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 366
CYCLADES, Andros. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 4.00 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Α-[Ν-Δ]-Ρ-Ι Kantharos. HGC 6, 470. Joy 506-7. Paschalis 11. Dark green patina; well-centered with a fine depiction of Dionysos. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 367
CYCLADES, Andros. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.54 g, 1 h). Ivy-wreathed head of youthful Dionysos to right. Rev. A-N Kantharos. BMC 9-10. HGC 6, 475. Joy -. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 368
CYCLADES, Andros. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 1.47 g, 12 h). Ivy-wreathed, youthful head of Dionysos to right. Rev. Α-Ν/Δ-Ρ[I] Kantharos. BMC 9-10. HGC 6, 475. Joy -. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
From the J.-P. Righetti Collection, HGC plate coin
Lot 369
CYCLADES, Andros. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.89 g, 12 h). Youthful head of Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. Α-Ν/ΔΡ-[Ι] Panther leaping to right, turned his head back to the left; behind, thyrsos. HGC 6, 476 (this coin illustrated). Joy -. SNG Copenhagen (Argolis) 608. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 370
CYCLADES, Keos. Karthaia. late 4th-early 3rd century BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.35 g, 1 h). Youthful head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. [ΚΑΡΘΑ] Grape bunch; in left field, the dog-star, Sirius. HGC 6, 555. Joy 522-3. Papageorgiadou-Banis Group VII issue 2. Brown patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 371
CYCLADES, Melos. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 1.80 g, 6 h). Apple on stem. Rev. Kantharos within shallow circular incuse. BMC 16-9. Cf. HGC 6, 848 (with ethnic M-A). Joy 535b and 535c. Brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
From the J-P. Righetti collection
Lot 372
CYCLADES, Melos. 3rd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.57 g, 10 h). Apple on stem with leaves. Rev. Grape bunch within wreath. BMC 20-1. HGC 6, 849. Joy -. Dark green patina. Some pitting and corrosion, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 373
CYCLADES, Mykonos. 3rd-1st century BC. Dichalkon (?) (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.80 g, 7 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. M-[Y]/K-[O] Grape bunch on vine; to left, barley grain. BMC 1-2. HGC 6, 616. Joy -. SNG Copenhagen 698. Very rare. Brown patina. Corrosion on obverse, light porosity on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 374
CYCLADES, Naxos. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.74 g, 3 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. N-A/Ξ-I Kantharos; above, grape bunch. HGC 6, 636. Joy 545. Nicolet-Pierre, Naxos II pl. III, 1-9. Dark brown patina; with a fine depiction of Dionysos. Think flan crack and scattered light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unpublished
Lot 375
CYCLADES, Naxos. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 4.98 g, 6 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. N-A/Ξ-I Kantharos with ivy leaves on the handles; above, grape bunch. Cf. HGC 6, 635-6. Joy -. Nicolet-Pierre, Naxos II -. Tan patina with dark deposits. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 376
CYCLADES, Naxos. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.54 g, 3 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. N-A-[Ξ] (faint) Kantharos with an ivy leaf hanging from each handle; above, grape bunch. HGC 6, 641. Joy 543. Nicolet-Pierre, Naxos II pl. I, 1-24. Brown patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 377
CYCLADES, Naxos. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.12 g, 7 h). Bearded head of a satyr to right. Rev. N Kantharos. Nicolet-Pierre, Naxos II pl. IV, 6. SNG von Aulock 5761 (Nagidos in Cilicia). Very rare. Apple green patina. scattered earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Plate coin in HGC
Lot 378
CYCLADES, Paros. late 3rd-mid 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.50 g, 3 h). Wreathed head of Demeter to right. Rev. ΠAPI Goat standing right; in right field, grape bunch. HGC 6, 670 (this coin illustrated). Joy 552. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 726 (no grapes). Rare. Dark green patina with lighter highlights. Minor deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 379
CYCLADES, Tenos. Circa 315-288 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.29 g, 12 h). Horned and laureate head of Apollo Karneios to right. Rev. T-H/N-I Grape bunch; to left, trident. Cf. HGC 6, 737 (arrangement of the ethnic). Cf. Joy 568 (same). Brown patina. Well-centered and struck, with complete legend and details. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 380
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion(?). Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.24 g, 1 h). Facing head of lioness, viewed from above. Rev. Grape bunch within dotted incuse square. MacDonald -. Tzamalis 56 (Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian mint). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 162 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 381
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion(?). Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6.5 mm, 0.23 g, 5 h). Head of lioness facing, viewed from above. Rev. Grape bunch within incuse square. MacDonald -. Tzamalis 56 (Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian mint). Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 382
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion(?). Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6.5 mm, 0.29 g, 8 h). Head of lioness facing, viewed from above. Rev. Grape bunch within incuse square. MacDonald -. Tzamalis 56 (Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian mint). Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 383
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion(?). Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6 mm, 0.22 g, 4 h). Facing head of lioness, viewed from above. Rev. Grape bunch within incuse square. MacDonald -. Tzamalis 56 (Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian mint). Toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 384
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion(?). Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6 mm, 0.23 g, 12 h). Facing head of lioness, viewed from above. Rev. Grape bunch within incuse square. MacDonald -. Tzamalis 56 (Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian mint). Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 385
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 340-325 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.51 g, 3 h). Head of bearded satyr to left. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Head of ox to left. HGC 7, -. MacDonald 67. Attractive brown patina with coppery undertones. A fine example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 386
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 340-325 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.54 g, 1 h). Head of bearded satyr to left. Rev. Π-Α-N Head of ox to left. HGC 7, -. MacDonald 67. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 387
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 340-325 BC. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.93 g, 12 h). Head of bearded satyr to left. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Head of ox to left. HGC 7, -. MacDonald 67. Brown patina. Light cleaning scratches and smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 388
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 340-325 BC. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.96 g, 4 h). Head of bearded satyr to left. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Head of ox to left. HGC 7, -. MacDonald 67. Brown patina. Slightly rough, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 389
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 325-310 BC. (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 15.55 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of satyr to left. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Head of ox to left. HGC 7, 107. MacDonald 65. Rough brown surfaces, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 390
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 325-310 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.58 g, 1 h). Wreathed head of satyr to left. Rev. ΠΑΝ Bow and arrow. HGC 7, 116. MacDonald 116. An attractive example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 87 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 391
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 310-304/3 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.43 g, 11 h). Bearded head of satyr to right. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Forepart of griffin left; below, fish to left. HGC 7, 113. MacDonald 69. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 392
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 310-304/3 BC. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.77 g, 10 h). Head of beardless satyr to left, wreathed with ivy. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Head of lion to left; below, sturgeon to left. HGC 7, 114. MacDonald 70. Brown patina. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 393
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 310-304/3 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.38 g, 11 h). Head of beardless satyr to left, wreathed with ivy. Rev. Π-Α-Ν Head of lion to left; below, sturgeon to left. HGC 7, 114. MacDonald 70. Brown patina. Minor tooling and some smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 394
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 310-304/3 BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.65 g, 12 h). Head of satyr to right. Rev. ΠΑΝ-ΤΙ Bow in gorytos. HGC 7, 135. MacDonald 72. Dark green patina. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 395
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 304-250 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.84 g, 12 h). Head of beardless satyr to left, wreathed with ivy; pseudo-countermark: star. Rev. [Π-Α]-Ν Head of lion to left; below, sturgeon to left; pseudo-countermark: bow in gorytos. HGC 7, 115. MacDonald 115. Brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 396
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 250-200 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.35 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of Pan to left. Rev. ΠΑΝ Bow and arrow. HGC 7, 124. MacDonald 118. Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 230 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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