obolos 16
11. October 2020
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Lot 496
THRACE. Perinthus. Time of Nero, 54-68. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.64 g, 7 h). Draped bust of Dionysos to right, his hair tied in small knot at back of head; behind him, thyrsos. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΟΝ Eagle, his head turned backwards holding wreath in his beak, standing to left on a garlanded altar. RPC I 1765. Schönert 86. SNG Copenhagen -. Rare type. Mottled green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 497
THRACE. Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.92 g, 7 h). (ΑΥT Κ)AI ΝЄ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑΤΟC (sic) Γ-ЄΡ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted altar; in upper left field, star. RPC III 701. Schönert 352. Green patina. A few deposits on obverse and slighly off-center reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 498
THRACE. Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.31 g, 12 h). ΑΥTOK ΝP ΤΡΑ-ΙΝΟC (sic) CEΒΑΤ ΓEΡ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩN Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted altar; in upper left field, star. RPC III 700.1 (this coin). Schönert 349. Greenish-brown surfaces. Light roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 499
THRACE. Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.73 g, 7 h). (ΑΥΚ) Νe [ΤΡΑΙΑΝ]ΟC CEΒΑΤΟC (sic) Γ-EΡ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted altar; in upper left field, star. RPC III 701.1 (this coin). Schönert 352. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 500
THRACE. Perinthus. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 6.21 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath with grape bunches. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC III, 721. Schönert-Geiss 118-9. Nice green patina. Light smoothing in reverse field, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 501
THRACE. Perinthus. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 7.53 g, 7 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath with grape bunches. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC III, 721. Schönert-Geiss 118-9. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 502
THRACE. Perinthus. Domitian, 81-96. Diassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.99 g, 7 h). ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤ-IΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, lighted decorated altar. RPC II 363. Schönert-Geiss 297. Varbanov 29. Tan patina. Very fine.
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Lot 503
THRACE. Perinthus. Domitian, 81-96. Diassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 10.24 g, 7 h). ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤΙ-ΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding phiale in his extended right hand, and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face the God of wine. RPC II 364. Schönert-Geiss 302-4. Varbanov 28. Dark green patina. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 504
THRACE. Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.93 g, 6 h). [ΑΥ] Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ[ΟϹ] Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤ Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and long filleted thyrsos in left. BMC 9. Moushmov 66. RPC IV Online temp. 7441. Varbanov 725. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 505
THRACE. Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.34 g, 7 h). [ΑΥ] Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝ[ΕΙΝΟC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and long filleted thyrsos in left. Moushmov 74. RPC IV Online temp. 7443. Varbanov 758. Green patina; only four examples recorded by the RPC editors so far. About very fine.
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Only the second known
Lot 506
THRACE. Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.95 g, 7 h). AYT K M AY-P KOMOΔOC (sic) Laureate and draped bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙ-ΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos (or Maenad?) seated on panther advancing to right, holding transverse thyrsos in his right hand and patera (?) in his left. Moushmov -. RPC IV Online temp. 10922. Varbanov 1022 (same dies as illustrated). An attractive, well-centered coin. Good very fine.
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Lot 507
THRACE. Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 4.58 g, 12 h). AVT KAI Λ AV-RH KOMOΔOC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-[Ο]ΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Kantharos with long handles. BMC 22. Mouchmov 246. RPC online 7613.7 (this coin). Varbanov 1115. Green patina. Very fine.
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Very rare Chrispina from Philippopolis
Lot 508
THRACE. Philippopolis. Crispina, Augusta, 178-182. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.18 g, 7 h). KPICΠЄINA CЄBACTH Draped bust of Crispina to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-ΟΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Elaborated kantharos. Moushmov -. RPC IV Online temp. -. Varbanov 1159. Dark green patina. A few light cleaning scratches on obverse above head, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 509
THRACE. Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.53 g, 7 h). [AVT ...] CEVHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛEITΩΝ Grape bunch. Cf. Varbanov 1337-8 (head left). Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 510
THRACE. Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 28 mm, 15.09 g, 6 h). AVT K M AVPH AN-TΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed heroic bust of Caracalla to left, holding in right hand spear, and in left, ornate shield. Rev. M-HTPO ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟ/ΛEΟC Nude Herakles reclining left, holding apple in right hand, club in left, on back of lion prowling to right. Varbanov 1511. An impressive type with a heroic bust of Caracalla and a fierce gaze on the lion. Very fine.
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Lot 511
THRACE. Serdica. Caracalla, 198-217. Pentassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 17.14 g, 6 h). AYT K M AYP CEY ANTΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. OYΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his extended right hand and long thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left, his head turned backwards to face Dionysos. Moushmov, Serdica 206. Varbanov 2273. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 512
THRACE. Serdica. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 17.12 g). [AV]T K M AVP CEV ANTΩNEINOC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. OΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC Apollo standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand, bunch of grapes in left. H&J 12.18.7.2. Cf. Varbanov 2164-5 (bust). Olive-green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 513
THRACE. Serdica. Caracalla, 198-217. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.88 g, 1 h). AYT K M AY CEY ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. CEPΔΩ-Ν Dionysos seated left on prow, holding grape bunch in right hand, thyrsos in left. Gorny & Mosch 118, 1671 (same dies). Varbanov 2067. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 514
THRACE. Serdica. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 5.40 g, 7 h). Λ CEΠ ΓETAC K Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. CEP-ΔΩΝ Basket with fruits. Lanz 121, 490 (same dies). Varbanov 2518. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 515
THRACE. Traianopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.61 g, 7 h). AYT K M AYP CE ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. TPAIANO-[ΠΟ]ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Amphora containing two corn-ears and poppy. Schönert-Geiss 128. Varbanov 2768. Dark earthen-green patina. A few uncleaned deposits as found, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 516
THRACE. Traianopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.63 g, 7 h). [AYT K M AYP CE] ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. TPAIANO-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Grape bunch on vine. Schönert-Geiss 131. Varbanov 2790. Dark green patina. Fine.
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Impressive apple green patina
Lot 517
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Time of Gordian III, 238-244. Triassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.81 g, 7 h), Beroea. AΛEΞAN-ΔPOY Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with hair drawn backwards as if flowing in the wind. Rev. KOINON MA-KEΔONΩN B NE Alexander the Great standing facing, looking right, holding reversed spear in right hand and parazonium in left. AMNG 517. Same obverse die as Obolos 13, 496. Rare. Fine light green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 518
MACEDON. Pella. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.01 g, 1 h). IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL IVL A-VG PELLA Pan seated to left on rock, raising his right arm over head, holding pedum with his left; to left, syrinx. AMNG 36 pl. XIX, 24. SNG Evelpidis 1270. Varbanov 3758. Light green patina; with a fine portrait of the emperor and an elegant reverse die. Nearly very fine.
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Unpublished with Pan in Grotto
Lot 519
MACEDON. Pella. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.11 g, 1 h). IMP C M AVR S-EV ALEXANDE-R Laureate, draped and cuirassed of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. COL IVL A-VG PELLA Nude Pan seated to left on rocks within grotto, raising his right arm over his head and resting his left arm on rocks while holding lagobolon; above his knee, syrinx. SNG ANS -. Cf. Varbanov 3737. Seemingly an unpublished variety showing Pan within a grotto. Brown patina. Light porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 520
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Elagabalus, 218-222. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.03 g, 7 h). [AV K M] AVP ANTΩNINOC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΘЄCCΑΛΟ-[ΝΙΚЄΩΝ] Kabeiros standing facing, head left, holding hammer in right hand, rhyton in left. Touratsoglou 129. Varbanov 4443. Olive-green patina. Fine.
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Lot 521
CORCYRA. Corcyra. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Diassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.98 g, 7 h). [A CЄΠ] ΓЄ[TAC K] Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. KO[P]-K[Y]PAI[ΩN] Dionysos seated left on back of panther walking left, head turned to look back. SNG Copenhagen 276 (same dies). Very rare. Green patina. Very fine.
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From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 613
Lot 522
ACHAEA. Patrae. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.68 g, 8 h), 128-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. COL A A PATRENS Hermes naked standing left, his right hand on head of ram, holding caduceus in left; to right, amphora. BCD Corinth 613 (this coin as Corinth). BCD Peloponnesos 552.2 (same dies) = RPC III 285 (same dies). Dark brown patina; the fourth (actually the first of the four) example known. Nearly very fine.
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From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 614
Lot 523
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 8.43 g, 5 h), 117-128. [IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. COL [IVL ADV(?) AVG C]OR Hermes advancing to right, wearing petasos, and chlamys which billows out behind him, carrying the infant Dionysos on his left arm. BCD Corinth 614 = RPC III 206.2 (this coin). NCP p. 21, 18 corr (incorrectly identified as Trajan). Greenish brown patina. Very fine.
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From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 674
Lot 524
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Antoninus Pius, 131-161. Assarion (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 6.01 g, 6 h). ANTONINVS [AVG PIVS] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. C L I [CO]R Dionysos seated right, resting right arm on back of chair, holding long filleted thyrsos in left hand. BCD Corinth 674 = RPC IV Online temp. 4646.9 (this coin). Edwards p. 31, 143. NCP p. 20, 16, pl. E, LXXXI. SNG Copenhagen 310 (same dies). Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
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From the BCD Collection, Lanz 105, 744
Lot 525
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Assarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 13.30 g, 9 h). [IMP L AVR] VERVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. [C L I] COR Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand, scepter in left; at his feet to left, [panther]. BCD Corinth 744 = RPC IV Online temp. 5183.3 (this coin). Edwards p. 34, pl. V, 167. NCP -. Green patina. Good fine.
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From the J-P. Righetti collection
Lot 526
CYCLADES, Andrus. Andrus. Marcus Aurelius, with Lucius Verus, 161-180 and 161-169, respectively. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.43 g, 2 h). ΑΥΤ ΑΝΤ ΚΑΙO[..] Laureate heads of Marcus Aurelius on right facing left, and Lucius Verus on left facing right; countermark: head to right within circular incuse. Rev. [Α]Ν[ΔΡΙΩΝ] Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left. GIC 164. Paschale 64. RPC online 3471.4 (this coin). Very rare. Only four examples (including the present piece) are recoded in RPC online. Earthen green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 527
CAMPANIA. Neapolis. Circa 300-280 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.20 g, 8 h). Diademed head of nymph to left, wearing triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; behind neck, thyrsos. Rev. NEOΠOΛITΩN Man-headed bull walking to right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; below, IΣ. HN III 586. Sambon 519. SNG ANS 409. A carefully centered and nicely toned example. Very fine.
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Lot 528
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 425-20-380 BC, Circa 425/20-380 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.55 g, 6 h). Nude ephebe galloping on horseback to right, holding in right hand whip. Rev. [TAPAΣ] Phalanthos astride dolphin to right, pointing downwards with right hand and aiming trident with left. HN III 850. Fischer-Bossert 355 (V164/R277). SNG Lockett 154 (same dies). Vlasto 341 (same dies). Toned. Surface granularity. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 529
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.14 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet the bowl of which is decorated with a hippocamp; below chin, tiny A. Rev. [TAPAN-TIN]ΩΝ Herakles standing facing, leaning to right, lifting and strangling the Nemean lion grasped in a choke hold; in left field but off flan on this specimen, club. HN III 914. Vlasto 1278. Toned. A few tiny scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 530
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 325-280 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 1.02 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone; on neck guard, Φ. Rev. Herakles kneeling right, strangling the Nemean lion with both hands; above, A. HN III 976. Vlasto 1314-21. Slight obverse die shift, flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 531
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 325-280 BC. Diobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.15 g, 9 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet the bowl of which is decorated with a vine. Rev. [TAP]AN Herakles standing facing, leaning to right, lifting and strangling the Nemean lion grasped in a choke hold; in left, club. HN III 976. Vlasto 1377-80. Lightly toned, and with an unusual helmet decoration for this issue. Good very fine.
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Lot 532
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.84 g, 12 h), Si-, Philokles, and Lu-, magistrates. Youth on horseback left, placing right hand on horse's neck and holding small round shield in left; behind, ΣΙ; below, ΦΙΛΟΚΛΗΣ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos on dolphin left, holding wreath in extending right hand; below, ΛΥ. HN III 965. Vlasto 689. Well-struck and centered; toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 533
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.49 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrates Hageas and Poly... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, and holding reins in left; in right field, cornucopia; below horse, |-AΓEAC. Rev. T-APA[Σ] Phalanthos, holding kantharos in right hand and trident in crook of left arm, riding dolphin to left; ΠOΛY to right. HN III 1022. Vlasto 822-4. Light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 534
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.30 g, 2 h), struck under magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Well-centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 535
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.33 g, 11 h), struck under magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Lightly toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
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Lot 536
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.65 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrates Eu... and Tistiar.... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, E[Y]; below horse, TI-ΣTIAP. Rev. Τ-ΑΡ-ΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding Nike in his outstretched right hand and trident in his left; to right, bunch of grapes. HN III 1026. Vlasto 844. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 537
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.31 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Di... and Philotas. Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; 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 standing to left. HN III 1024. Vlasto 846-9. Well-struck and bright. Good very fine.
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Lot 538
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.42 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Agatharkos. Horseman advancing to right, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; below horse, AΓAΘ-A[P]/XOΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos, holding kantharos in outstretched right hand, cornucopia in left, on dolphin to left; to right, race torch. HN III 1028. Vlasto 852-4. Very fine.
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Lot 539
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.68 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Kynon. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head with wreath, holding reins in his left; to left, AP monogram; below horse, bearded mask of Silenos facing; below right, KY/N[ΩN]. Rev. [T]ΑΡΑΣ 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. Well-struck and clear. Good very fine.
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Lot 540
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.39 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrates Aristokles and Di... Warrior holding a lance in his right hand and with a large round shield covering his back, on horse galloping to right; in left field, ΔI; below horse, API-ΣTO/KΛ-HΣ. Rev. TAP[AΣ] Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand, trident in left; to right, head of nymph to left. HN III 1033. Vlasto 877-81. Very fine.
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Lot 541
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.63 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrate Herakletos. Warrior, wearing helmet, holding lance at side in right hand, shield slung on back, on horse standing to right; below, |-HPAK/ΛHTOΣ. Rev. [T]APAΣ Phalanthos, holding rose in outstretched right hand and cornucopia in left, on dolphin to left; to right, monogram and thymiaterion. HN III 1037. Vlasto 890. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 542
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.40 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates 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, AΠO/ΛΛ[ΩNIOΣ]. 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. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 543
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.55 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrates 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. TAP[AΣ] 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. A few deposits and small metal flaw. Good very fine.
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Lot 544
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.32 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrates 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, APIΣT[OK]. 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. Relatively scarce with the rudder on the reverse and, thus, in great demand among rudder collectors. Very fine.
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Lot 545
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.36 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Damokritos and Sy... Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right; behind jockey, Nike flying right to crown him with wreath; to right, [ΣΥ]; below horse, ΔΑΜΟ-[ΚΡΙ]. Rev. ΤΑΡΑ-Σ Phalanthos riding dolphin to right, holding cornucopiae in his right hand and trident in his left; behind, monogram. HN III 1043. Vlasto 918. A few scattered deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 546
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 270-235. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 6.48 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrates Euph..., Ariston and Zop... Naked horseman to left, wearing crested helmet and holding the reins with his right hand and a shield with his left; to left, EYΦ; below horse, AP-IΣTΩN. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding hippocamp in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, ZΩΠ. HN III 1044. Vlasto 928. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 547
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.47 g, 12 h), Struck under the magistrate Daimachos. Nude youth, holding torch in right hand and reins in left, on horse galloping to right; to left, monogram ; below horse, ΔAIMAXOC. Rev. TA-PAC Phalanthos, holding kantharos in outstretched right hand, trident in left, on dolphin to left; to right, monogram. HN Italy 1053. Vlasto 938-9. Lightly toned and well-struck. Perhaps overstruck, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 548
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.75 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Olympis. Cuirassed warrior, brandishing spear in his right hand and holding the reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; in field to left, wreath; below horse, OΛYMΠIΣ. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand, cornucopia in his left; in field to right, tripod. HN III 1055. Vlasto 942-3. Fine details and subtle toning. About extremely fine.
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Lot 549
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.45 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Olympis. Cuirassed warrior, brandishing spear in his right hand and holding the reins in his left, riding horse galloping to right; in field to left, wreath; below horse, OΛYMΠIΣ. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑ[Σ] Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand, cornucopia in his left; in field to right, tripod. HN III 1055. Vlasto 942-3. Clear and bright. About extremely fine.
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Lot 550
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.57 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrates Philokles, Le..., and Arn.... 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; to left, monogram of ΑΡΝ; to right, monogram of ΛΕ; below, ΦΙΛΟ / ΚΛΗΣ over dolphin swimming to right. Rev. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ Taras riding dolphin to left, holding a horse rhyton in his right hand and a trident (the two side prongs of the trident head are in the form of dolphins) in his left; to right, two highly elaborate amphoroi (or loutrophoroi?) on elaborate stands and with lids. HN III 1057. SNG ANS 1254. SNG BN 2057. Vlasto 950. An attractive piece, but with some slight striking flatness. Extremely fine.
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Lot 551
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.41 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Xenokrates. [ΞΕ]-ΝΟΚΡΑ/[ΤH]-Σ 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. [ΤΑ]ΡΑΣ 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. Lustrous. Struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, virtually as struck.
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Lot 552
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.80 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrate Xenokrates. ΞΕ-ΝΟ ΚΡΑ/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. Well-struck and artistic reverse die. Obverse a little weakly struck, otherwise, virtually as struck.
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Lot 553
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 3.19 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrate Olympis. Athena wearing Attic helmet with crest to right, her helmet decorated with a figure of Skylla to right, throwing a boulder with her right hand. Rev. ΟΛΥΜΠΙΣ Owl, with closed wings and with its head facing, standing to right on an olive branch; in field to right, A. HN Italy 1060. Cf. Vlasto 1103 (wreath instead of A). Clear and well-struck. Very fine.
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Lot 554
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.83 g, 5 h), time of Pyrrhos, struck under the magistrate Aris... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with ketos to right, a pendant earring and a simple necklace; behind Athena's neck, [E]. Rev. Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for lion's skin over his left arm, holding club in right hand, bow and an arrow in left; above club, owl standing right, head facing; in field to left, APIΣ. HN III 1385. SNG ANS 78-9. Clear and nicely centered. Light surface granularity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 555
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.68 g, 3 h). Head of Demeter to right, her hair bound by a net, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple pearl necklace. Rev. META[Π] Ear of barley with a leaf to the right; above leaf, a pear. BMC 143 (same dies). HN III 1542. Noe 487 (same dies). McClean 967 (same dies). Some flatness in strike, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 556
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.95 g, 3 h), struck under magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing a barley wreath, pendant earring and a simple necklace. Rev. ΜΕ-ΤΑ Ear of barley with six grains and with leaf to right; to left, caduceus and ΛΥ. HN III 1556. Johnston, Class A, 1.11 (same dies). Clear. Usual die break on the obverse, some flatness on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 557
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.65 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrate Ph... 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; below chin, Φ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with seven grains and with leaf to right; above leaf, mouse; below leaf, [Φ]; right; to left of stalk, Φ. HN III 1570. Johnston Class A, 8.10 (same dies). Jameson 313 (same dies). Cf. SNG ANS 421 ((same obverse dies). A well-centered example. Some porosiy, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 558
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Distater (Silver, 24 mm, 15.64 g, 5 h). Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing a Corinthian helmet ornamented with Nike driving a quadriga to right on the bowl and a hippocamp swimming right at the join between the front visor and the back flap; behind, ΑΠΗ and forepart of a lion to right. Rev. ΜΕΤΑΠΟΝΤΙΝΩ[Ν] Grain ear with six grains and with leaf to left; above leaf, club; below leaf, [Α]ΜΙ. HN III 1574. Johnston B1.2. Kraay & Hirmer 242. SNG ANS 430. Very rare. Porosity and other minor flan and metal faults, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 559
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.73 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrates Pa... and 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, [A]MI. HN III 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.21 (same dies). SNG Lewis 180 (same dies). Of fine style. Slightly rough reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 560
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.89 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrates Dae... and Mach... 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, ΜΑ[Χ]. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.60 (same dies). Attractive, clear and bright. A few marks, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 561
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 17.5 mm, 7.70 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Ap... and Atha... Head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple pendant earrings, and necklace; in the lower right field, in very small letters, here barely visible, AΠ. Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, bucranium; below leaf, AΘ[A]. HN III 1584. Johnston Class C, 2.2-4 (same obv. die). SNG Copenhagen 1220 (same obv. die). With an obverse of flamboyant Hellenistic style. Typical short flan with minor scuffs, flatness and roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 562
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.96 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, pair of tongs; below leaf [AΘA]. BMC 107 (same obv. die). HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.25 (same dies). Some horn silver on the obverse, otherwise, very fine / extremely fine.
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Lot 563
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 8.04 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrate Da... or Ad... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. [Μ]ΕΤΑ Ear of barley with seven grains and with leaf to left; above leaf, fork or rake; below leaf, ΔΑ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C 5.9. SNG Fitzwilliam 506 (same obverse die). Fine style. Some weakly struck areas, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 564
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.82 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Da... or Ad... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with eight grains and with leaf to right; above leaf, fork or rake; below leaf, ΑΔ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C. 5.11 (same dies). Cf. SNG Fitzwilliam 506. A nicely struck example exhibiting a rich early Hellenistic style. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 565
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.95 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. [Μ]ΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, griffin springing to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1589. Johnston Class C, 6.7 (same dies). SNG Oxford 762 (same obv. die). Clear and of fine style. Slight die rust. Very fine.
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Lot 566
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 325-275 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 1.24 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. META Grain ear with leaf to right; above leaf, cornucopia. HN III -. Johnston F21. Very fine.
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Lot 567
LUCANIA. Sybaris. Circa 550-510 BC. Nomos (Silver, 25.5 mm, 7.43 g, 12 h). MV (= ΣV) Bull standing to left on dotted ground line, his head turned back to right; all within a border of dots. Rev. Incuse of obverse design except that it lacks the inscription in the exergue. HN III 1729. SNG ANS 845. Toned; unusual arrangement of the ethnic instead of the usual retrograde. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 568
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.57 g, 2 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with Skylla holding a trident. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right, his head lowered; below, HP monogram; in exergue, fish to right. HN III 1791c. SNG ANS 1042. About very fine.
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Lot 569
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.44 g, 9 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 1002-14. Fine.
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Lot 570
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.29 g, 10 h), from the "T" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; behind neck guard, T. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion prowling to right; in exergue, owl flying right. HN III 1280. SNG Ashmolean 1168 (same dies). Williams 227 (O138/R175). Winterthur 338 (same dies). Graffito ('Φ') in field above lion, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 571
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 400-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23.5 mm, 7.52 g, 4 h), from the "T" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; behind neck guard, T. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion prowling to right; above, owl flying facing; below lion, T. HN III 1280. SNG Ashmolean 1174 (same dies). Williams 241 (O142/R187). Scartches in the field of the reverse, light porosity, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 572
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.05 g, 1 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; behind, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩ[N] Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1287. SNG Copenhagen 1549. Williams 270 (O155/R211). Very attractive, clear, toned and with a noble head of Athena. Good very fine.
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Lot 573
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.75 g, 12 h). Eagle standing left on olive branch, with wings displayed and head raised. Rev. KPOTΩ-Ν Tripod surmounted by wreath; in right field, B. HN Italy 2172; SNG ANS 358. Reverse struck a little off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 574
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.65 g, 6 h). Eagle standing to left on olive branch, with wings displayed and head raised. Rev. KPO Tripod surmounted by wreath; to right, stork standing to left above Δ. HN III 2175. SNG ANS 369. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 575
BRUTTIUM. Lokroi Epizephyrioi. Circa 350-275 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.61 g, 9 h). ΛΟ Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right; no symbols or letters. Calciati 5. HN III 2338. SNG ANS 506. Die rust on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 576
BRUTTIUM. Lokroi Epizephyrioi. Circa 350-275 BC. Stater (Silver, 22.5 mm, 8.66 g, 2 h). Pegasos flying to left; below, thunderbolt. Rev. ΛΟΚΡΩΝ Helmeted head of Athena to left. Calciati 13. HN III 2342. Lightly toned. Light scratch in obverse field, rub on Pegasos' rump, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 577
BRUTTIUM. Lokroi Epizephyrioi. Circa 350-275 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.46 g, 12 h). Pegasos with straight wings flying to left. Rev. ΛΟΚΡΩ[Ν] Helmeted head of Athena to right. HN III 2341. Calciati 7. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 578
BRUTTIUM. Terina. Circa 400-356 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.37 g, 1 h). ΤΕΡΙΝΑΙOΝ Head of the nymph Terina to right, hair bound in sakkos. Rev. Nike seated left on cippus, holding dove alighting on her right hand and resting her left on the seat. Holloway & Jenkins 64 = SNG Lloyd 753 (same dies). HN III 2617. Regling 67d (dies FF/δδδ ). Fine late Classical style. Flan flaw on obverse, porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 579
SICILY. Gela. Circa 420-405 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.98 g, 5 h), Contemporary imitation. Bull walking slowly to the left; in exergue, three pellets. Rev. ΓΕ[ΛΑΣ] Head of youthful male river god to right (Gelas), his hair streaming upwards; behind, barley grain. Jenkins, Gela B534. SNG ANS -. A very pleasant, attractive example with a brown-green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 580
SICILY. Himera. Circa 425-409 BC. Litra (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.83 g, 1 h). Forepart of a human-headed creature to left, with beard, horn, wing and a lion’s paw; all within circle of dots. Rev. ΙΜ-Ε-ΡΑ-ΙΟΝ Nude youth riding a prancing goat to left, holding whip in his right hand and goat’s horn in his left. HGC 2, 451. SNG ANS 172-3. Toned. About very fine.
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Lot 581
SICILY. Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 14 mm, 3.09 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. KAMA Owl standing left, head facing, grasping lizard; in exergue, three pellets. CNS 30. HGC 2, 548. SNG ANS 1230. Westermark & Jenkins 198. Green patina. Deposits and light cleaning marks. Very fine.
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Lot 582
SICILY. Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. Onkia (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.41 g, 6 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. KAMA Owl standing right, head facing, grasping lizard; in exergue, •. CNS 15. HGC 2, 552. Westermark & Jenkins Period 3, Type D, 188. Light green patina. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 583
SICILY. Leontinoi. Circa 405-402 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.83 g, 1 h). ΛΕΟΝ Laureate head of Apollo to left; to left before, laurel leaf with berry. Rev. Tripod with three ring handles and lion’s feet; behind, lyre; to left and right, barley grain; below, three pellets. CNS 1; HGC 2, 709. Nice sandy green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 584
SICILY. Leontini. Circa 405-402 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 1.85 g, 3 h). ΛΕΟΝ Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, laurel leaf. Rev. Tripod with three ring handles and lion’s feet; behind, lyre; to left and right, barley grain; below, three pellets. CNS 3. HGC 2, 708. Attractive sandy green patina. Very fine.
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Very Rare Sicilian Bronze
Lot 585
SICILY. Mamar... Circa 400-350 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 18 mm, 7.01 g, 6 h). MA-[M]A-P Forepart of man-headed bull to left; above, barley-corn. Rev. Nike flying to left; around, six pellets. CNS -. Gabrici 1. SNG Copenhagen 1072 (Incerta). Extremely rare. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Published in Caltabiano
Lot 586
SICILY. Messana. 455-452/1 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.93 g). Charioteer driving biga of mules walking to right; above, flying Nike to right, holding wreath; in exergue, olive leaf. Rev. MESSANION Hare springing right; above, D. Caltabiano 372.5 (D167/R372, this coin). Fine toning. Some marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Attractive litra from Naxos
Lot 587
SICILY. Naxos. Circa 415-403 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.77 g, 6 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΝΑΧΙΩΝ Vine branch with bunch of grapes. Cahn 141 (V85/R113). HGC 2, 975. Of particularly fine late 5th century style. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 588
SICILY. Panormos (as Ziz). Circa 405-380 BC. Litra (Silver, 10 mm, 0.66 g, 8 h). Male head to left. Rev. Sys Man-headed bull standing left. BMC 27. Jenkins, Punic pl. 24, 14. SNG ANS 551. Toned. About very fine.
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Signed by 'Maestro della foglia"
Lot 589
SICILY. Piakos. Circa 425-420 BC. Tetras or Trionkion (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.35 g, 11 h), Dies by the Maestro della foglia (Master of the Leaf). Π · Ι · Α · Κ Head of a youthful river god to left, wearing a wreath of reeds and with a horn above his forehead. Rev. Dog springing right on the back of a doe collapsing to right; acorn to left, leaf to right. AMB 397. CNS 2. HGC 1101. Rizzo pl. LX, 14. Rare. Brown patina. Light cleaning marks on obverse. Good very fine.
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Lot 590
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.91 g, 3 h), circa 450 BC. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. Σ-ΥRΑΚΟΣΙΟ-Ν Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Boehringer 512 (V269/R364). Boston MFA 367 = Warren 330. SNG Munich 1015. SNG ANS 164 (all from the same dies). Lightly toned. Obverse struck from a very slightly worn die; porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 591
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 30 mm, 35.02 g, 6 h). [ΣYP]A Head of Athena to left, wearing wreathed Corinthian helmet. Rev. Eight-rayed sea-star between two dolphins. CNS 62. HGC 2, 1436. SNG ANS 455-69. Green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 592
SICILY. Entella. Punic issues, circa 345/38-320/15 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.09 g, 7 h). Head of Arethousa to right, wreathed with grain ears, wearing triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins. Rev. Horse prancing right; palm tree in background. Gulbenkian 366 (same dies). Jenkins, Punic Series 2d, 131 (O44/R118). McClean 3043 (same dies). A handsome example struck on excellent metal and well-centered. About extremely fine.
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Lot 593
SICILY. Entella. Punic issues, circa 320/15-300 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.95 g, 10 h). Head of Arethusa to left, wreathed with grain ears, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace; around, four dolphins. Rev. Horse's head to left; palm tree behind; below, Punic 'MMḤNT. Jenkins, Punic 200 (O59/R176). SNG Lewis 428 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1632 (same dies). Excellent metal. Some weak areas, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 594
SICILY. Entella. Punic issues, circa 320/15-300 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 16.84 g, 12 h). Head of Arethusa to left, wreathed with grain ears, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace; around, four dolphins. Rev. Horse's head to left; palm tree behind; below, Punic MM. Jenkins, Punic 216 (O65/R188). Weber 1774 (same obverse die). Excellent metal and strike, the horse's head perfectly centered and of superior style. Extremely fine.
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