obolos 16
11. October 2020
Webauction
Lot 906
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.03 g, 11 h), Arkathiokerta(?). Head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk; in left field, uncertain letter (off the flan on this example); in right field, Aramic P. Rev. Veiled and draped female bust to left, wearing headdress (turreted crown?). Kovacs 30, otherwise unpublished. Extremely rare and one of just a small handful known. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 907
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Uncertain king, circa 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 0.91 g, 1 h). Pseudo-Greeek legend Head of king to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Female head (queen?) to right. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs -. Cf. LNA 4, 361 (same obverse die). Extremely rare and one of just two known examples. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 908
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes I, the God, 121-96 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.80 g, 1 h), Artaxata, under Tigranes II, circa 96 BC. Diademed and draped of Tigranes I to right, wearing tiara decorated with a star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ Elephant, with raised trunk, walking slowly to left . ACV 145-6. CAA 143. Kovacs 54. Very rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 909
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 4.59 g, 12 h), Period I, Nisibis mint, circa 90-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star. Rev. BAΣΙΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY TIΓPANOY ΦΙΛΕΛΛHN Zeus seated to left, holding wreath in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, Λ. ACV 22. CAA 4. Kovacs 65 (same obverse die). Well-centered with a fine green patina; very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 910
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 96-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.27 g, 12 h), period I, Nisibis, circa 90-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ Nike standing right, holding wreath in her left hand; to inner left, M; to inner right, A. ACV 23. CAA 6. Kovacs 67. Well-centered on a broad flan, with unusually clear details for the issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 911
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 14.94 g, 1 h), Tigranocerta, 80-68. Head of Tigranes II to right, wearing diademed tiara with five peaks and ornamented with an eight-pointed star between two eagles, their heads turned back towards the star; beed and reel border. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ Turreted and draped Tyche of Tigranocerta seated to right on rocks, holding palm with her outstretched right hand; on rock, monogram of ΔΗ; at her feet to right, the river god Araxes; in the field to right, monogram of ΑΡ; all within laurel wreath. ACV 30. CAA 17. Kovacs 74.1. SCADA Group 1. Clear and with a good portrait. Slightly porous surfaces as usual and reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 912
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 7.11 g, 1 h), series 5, Tigranocerta, circa 70. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Nike advancing to left, holding wreath in her right hand; to outer left, Δ over M; to outer right, H. ACV 77. CAA -. Kovacs 93. Brown patina. Obverse slightly off-centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 913
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes the Younger, 77/6-66 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h), fourth series, Tigranocerta, 69-68 BC. Diademed head of Tigranes the Younger to right wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with a comet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY [ΔHMO] Palm branch. ACV 110 -. CAA -. Kovacs 144. Green patina overlaid with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 914
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes IV, second reign, with Erato, 2 BC-AD 1. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 5.14 g, 12 h), struck under Augustus, Artaxata. [BACIΛEYC MEΓΑC TIΓΡANHC] Jugate busts of Tigranes IV, wearing four-pointed tiara, and Erato to right. Rev. [ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙCΑΡ] The twin peaks of Mount Ararat, as seen from Artaxata; A in exergue. ACV 122. CAA 128. Kovacs 180. Extremely rare and important example. Well worn and probably circulated for almost a century, otherwise, nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 915
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes VI, 2nd reign, 66/7. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 7.29 g, 2 h), Arados or coastal mint, year 325 (TEK). Jugate head of Tigranes VI, diademed and wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with three eagles, and his wife wearing Phrygian cap, to right; the whole, within ivy wreath. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY MEΓAΛOY The Tyche of Arados seated left on horizontal rudder, holding cornucopia with her left hand; in exergue, [TEK]. ACV -. CAA 161. Kovacs 200. Very rare, and with a dark green patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 916
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos I Theos, circa 69-34 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.45 g, 1 h), second series, 56-36. Draped bust of Antiochos I to right, wearing high tiara with its side ornamented with a star between two eagles. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Lion of Commagene walking slowly to right, with the head slightly lowered. ACV 196. Bedoukian 25. CAA 126. Kovacs 227. RPC I 3845. Rare. Dark green patina. Obverse surface somewhat rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 917
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Mithradates II, circa 34-20 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.53 g, 1 h), first series, Laodikeia, 36-35 BC. Head of Mithradates II to right, wearing pointed tiara with flaps down and behind neck; countermark: horse's head to right within circular incuse. Rev. [B]AΣIΛEΩΣ [MIΘ]PAΔ[ATOY] Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread; behind, AP monogram; in left field, lituus. Bedoukian, Coinage -. Kovacs 232. Dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 918
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, with Iotape, AD 38-40 and 41-72. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.05 g, 12 h), early series, Samosata, c. 38-40 or 41-54. ΒΑCΙΛЄΩ[C / YIOI] The young princes, Epiphanes and Callinicus on horseback to left. Rev. KOMMAΓHNΩN Capricorn to right, with star behind and anchor below; all within laurel wreath. ACV 226. Kovacs 241. RPC 3861. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare Tetrachalcon of Antiochos IV
Lot 919
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, with Iotape, AD 38-40 and 41-72. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.03 g, 1 h). ΒΑΣΙ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΣ Diademed and draped bust of Antiochus to right. Rev. ΚΟΜ/ΜΑΓ/Η/ΝΩΝ Crossed cornucopia. BMC 16. Kovacs 242. RPC I 3859. SNG Copenhagen 4. Unusual and scarce variety. Obverse struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 920
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, AD 38-40 and 41-72. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 28 mm, 13.71 g, 12 h), late series with bevelled edge, Samosata, circa 54-65. ΒΑΣΙΛEYΣ M-EΓ ANTIO-XOΣ EΠI Diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. KOMMAΓ-HNΩN around scorpion; all within laurel wreath. ACV -. BMC 1-3. Kovacs 254. RPC I 3854. Nicely centered; tan-brown patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 921
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, with Iotape, AD 38-40 and 41-72. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 15.13 g, 12 h), late series with bevelled edge, Samosata, c. 54-65. ΒΑΣΙΛEYΣ MEΓ ANTIOXOC EΠI Diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV to right; on neck, circular countermark bearing an anchor. Rev. KOMMAΓ-HNΩN around Scorpion; all within laurel wreath. ACV -. Kovacs 254. RPC I 3854. For the c/m: Kovacs 2. Howgeco 373. Clear with a brown-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 922
ARMENIA MINOR. Mithradates, as Satrap, 212-? BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.99 g, 2 h), or, perhaps, struck by Mithradates I Ktistes of Pontos, 281-266, uncertain mint. mtrdt (Aramaic, but here either missing or off the flan). Bearded head of Mithradates to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. mtr-dt (Aramaic) Bee flying upwards. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 295 var (with an obverse inscription apparently lacking here). Extremely rare. Reverse struck off-centre, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 923
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Aristobulus, AD 54-92. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.50 g, 12 h), struck under Nero, Chalcis, regnal year 13 = 66-67. BACIΛEΩC APICTOBOYΛOY ET IΓ Diademed and draped bust of Aristobulus to left. Rev. NEPΩ/NI KΛAY/ΔIΩ KAIΣA/PI / ΣEBAΣTΩ / ΓEPMANI/KΩ in six lines within laurel wreath tied below. Kovacs 299. Meshorer 366. RPC I 3839 corr (date). Very rare but particularly heavily circulated. Fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Rare Oktachalcon of Aristobulus
Lot 924
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Aristobulus, AD 54-92. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.45 g, 12 h), struck under Titus, Chalcis, regnal year 17 = 70-71. BACIΛEΩC APICTOBOYΛOY ET IZ Diademed and draped bust of Aristobulus to left; monogram on square countermark punched against his neck. Rev. TITΩ / OYECΠA/CIANΩ AY/TOKPATO/PI CEBAC/TΩ in six lines within laurel wreath tied below. Kovacs 301. RPC II 1692. For c/m: Kovacs 24. Howgego pl. 33, 722.1. Very rare. Areas of hard uncleaned deposits in both sides, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 2830 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Unpublished type
Lot 925
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain. 5th-4th centuries BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 1.82 g, 1 h). Head of horned bull facing to right. Rev. M (or possibly Σ) Branch with cluster of three leaves within incuse square. Klein -. SNG Kayhan -. Slightly porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unpublished tetartemorion
Lot 926
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain. 5th-4th centuries BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 7 mm, 0.20 g). Scorpion to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Klein -. Rosen -. SNG Kayhan -. Seemingly unpublished. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 927
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 17.12 g, 5 h), Babylon I, in the name of Alexander III of Macedon, circa 311-300 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in right hand, scepter in left; in left field, MI; below throne, monogram in wreath. HGC 9, 10f. Price 3752. SC 82.4b. Well-centered strike in high relief. Obverse die slightly worn, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 928
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.13 g, 7 h), Uncertain mint in western Asia Minor, circa 281 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding Nike in right hand, scepter in left; in left field, monogram. SC Ad45 (same dies). 'Seleucus I Hoard', CH X.265, 1010-5 (same dies). HGC 9, 29a. Extremely rare. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 929
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.25 g, 12 h), probably Seleukeia on the Tigris, after circa 305/4 BC. Bust of Alexander the Great to right, as Dionysos, wearing helmet covered with a panther skin and adorned with a bull's horn and ear, and with a panther's skin tied around his shoulders. Rev. ΒΑΣIΛΕΩΣ [ΣΕ]ΛΕΥΚΟΥ Nike standing to right, placing wreath on trophy; between Nike and trophy, monogram. HGC 9, 35. SC 197. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 930
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17.5 mm, 4.28 g, 9 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris II, circa 295-281 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Athena, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield with her left, standing right in quadriga of elephants moving to right; above, anchor; behind, monogram; between shield and elephants, Θ. HGC 9, 32a. SC 131.6a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 931
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.13 g, 10 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris II, circa 295-281 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Athena, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield with her left, standing right in quadriga of elephants moving to right; above, anchor; between shield and elephants, monogram and Θ. HGC 9, 32a. SC 131.6c. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 932
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.28 g, 4 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris II, circa 295-281 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Athena, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield with her left, standing right in quadriga of elephants moving to right; above, anchor; between shield and elephants, monogram and Θ. HGC 9, 32a. SC 131.12. Reverse lightly double-struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Attractive Municipal Issue
Lot 933
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.32 g, 10 h), quasi-autonomous municipal issue of Seleukeia Pieria. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΣEΛEYKEΩN Thunderbolt; below, monogram within circle. BMC 5. HGC 9, 1385. With attractive dark brown patina and earthen highlights. Scarce. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 934
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.09 g, 10 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, testing arrow held in right hand and placing left on grounded bow; monograms in outer fields. HGC 9, 128g. SC 379.3c. Darkly toned. A few small metal flaws. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 935
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 17.11 g, 3 h), Magnesia on the Maeander. Diademed head of a rejuvenated Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝ-Τ-ΙΟXΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding bow in his right hand and resting his left on side of omphalos; in outer fields and in exergue, monograms. HGC 237. Cf. SC 540. A toned coin with an attractive portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Extremely Rare
Lot 936
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.27 g, 11 h), Magnesia. Diademed head of Antiochus I to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AN-TIOXOY Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding bow in his right hand and resting his lefton omphalos; in outer left field, monogram; in exergue, K. HGC 9, 248. Cf. SC 541 (controls). Extremely rare and seemingly unpublished. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 937
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 17.01 g, 4 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤ-ΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his left on his bow; in outer left and right fields, monograms. HGC 9, 236g. SC 587.1c. An attractive, detailed example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 938
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.07 g, 6 h), Ekbatana. Diademed head of Antiochos II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding three arrows in his right hand, resting left on bow; in inner left field, two monograms; at feet, horse grazing left. HGC 9, 238v. Cf. SC 607 (secondary control not recorded). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 939
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos, 246-226 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.29 g, 12 h), Uncertain mint in Asia Minor. Diademed head of Seleukos II to right. Rev. [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕ-ΛΕΥΚΟΥ Apollo Delphios standing to left, holding arrow in his right hand and leaning on tripod with his left arm; in outer fields, monograms. Cf. HGC 9, 307. SC -. Lightly toned and sharp details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Extremely rare emisison of Tarkondimotos!
Lot 940
KINGS OF CILICIA. Tarkondimotos, king of Eastern Cilicia, circa 39-31 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ Eagle with spread wings standing to right, holding wreath in his talons; anchor on the lower left field; TAP monogram on the right field. HGC 9, 437 (As Achaios). SC Ad204 (As Achaios). SNG Paris -. SNG Levante -. A very rare coin and among the finest known. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 941
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, 175-164 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31.5 mm, 16.26 g, 1 h), Antioch on the Orontes, 173/2-169/8 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ/ ΘΕΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ Zeus seated left on high backed throne, holding Nike in his right hand and long scepter with his left; in exergue, monogram. HGC 9, 619. SC 1396a. Clear and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 942
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, 175-164 BC. Hemidrachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 34.37 g, 12 h), "Egyptianizing" series, with bevelled edges, struck in honour of Antiochos IV's victories over Egypt, Antioch, 169-168. Laureate head of Zeus-Serapis to right; with Osiris cap apon taenia. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ] ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ[Σ] Eagle standing right on thunderbol. CSE 118-120. HGC 9, 643. SC 1413. SMA 59. Of good style, well-centered, and with a dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 943
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios I Soter, 162-150 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.22 g, 1 h), Antioch on the Orontes, SE 162 (151/0 BC). Diademed head of Demetrios I to right; around, laurel wreath. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗ-ΤΡΙΟΥ ΖΩΤ-ΗΡΟΣ Tyche, holding a short scepter in her right hand and a cornucopia in her left, seated left on a backless throne supported by a sphinx; in outer left field, two monograms; in exergue, BΞP. HGC 9, 795f. SC 1641.8h. Toned. Light marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 944
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Tryphon, circa 142-138 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.50 g, 1 h), Antioch on the Orontes. Diademed head of Tryphon to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΡΥΦΩΝΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟ[Σ] Macedonian helmet to left, with spike on top and with a wild goat's horn over the visor. HGC 9, 1061. SC 2034.1. Well-struck and centered, fine style; a nice example with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 949
JUDAEA, First Jewish War. 66-70 CE. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.54 g, 6 h), Prutah, year 3 = 68-69. "year 3" in Hebrew, around amphora with broad rim, and two handles, and conical lid decorated with tiny globes hanging around edge. Rev. "the freedom of Zion" in Hebrew, around vine leaf on small branch. Hendin 1363. SNG ANS 446. Fine brown patina; pleasant for type. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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