obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
Lot 687
ITALY. Padova. 16th century. Medal (Bronze, 31 mm, 33.79 g, 7 h), a cast medal of Marcus Aurelius by Cavino. IMP ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX Laureate and cuirassed bust of Marcus to right. Rev. IMP VII COSS III Victory seated right with trophy. Johnson & Martini 1716. Klawans 3. Attractively patinated. A coarse cast, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Elusive and mysterious early Baronial pogh
Lot 898
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Baronial (?). Circa 11th-12th century. Pogh (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.27 g, 6 h). Cross pattée with supports at base; globe below base. Rev. Cross pattée with supports at base; globe below base. ACV -. CCA -. Cf. Leu Winterthur e7, 2019, 1707. Extremely rare, apparently there are less than 10 examples known. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 899
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Baronial. Levon II, 1187-1198. Pogh (Bronze, 25 mm, 5.83 g, 3 h). Levon II on horse riding left. Rev. Cross pattée, with ends terminating in annulets and crescent in each angle. ACV 252. CCA 4 var. (banner held by Levon). Very rare type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 900
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Hetoum I, 1226-1270. Tram (Silver, 22 mm, 2.86 g, 6 h). +ՀԱՐՈՂՈԻԹ ԻԻ•ՆՆ ԱՅ Ե 'by the will of God' Queen Zabel and Hetoum I standing facing, both crowned and holding long cross between. Rev. +ՀԵԹՈԻՍ• ԹՈԳԱԻՈՐ ՀԱՅ 'Hetoum King of the Armenians' Crowned lion advancing right, head facing; long cross behind and above. AC 368 var. (legends). CCA 1425.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 901
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Hetoum I, 1226-1270. Half Tram (Silver, 15.5 mm, 1.27 g, 3 h). +ՀԱՐՈՂՈԻԹ ԻԻ•ՆՆ ԱՅ Ե 'by the will of God' Queen Zabel and Hetoum I standing facing, both crowned and holding long cross between. Rev. +ՀԵԹՈԻՍ• ԹՈԳԱԻՈՐ ՀԱՅ 'Hetoum King of the Armenians' Crowned lion advancing right, head facing; long cross behind and above. AC 346 var. (reverse inscription). CCA 1282 var. (obverse inscription).
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 902
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Hetoum I, 1226-1270. Tank (Bronze, 29 mm, 9.68 g, 9 h), Sis mint. Armenian legend around Hetoum seated facing on throne adorned with lions, holding lis-tipped scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left; in field to left, star. Rev. Armenian legend around cross pattée with pellet at the ends and with a star in each quarter. AC 352 (same obverse die as illustrated). Cf. CCA 1319. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 903
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Hetoum II, 1289-1293, 1295-1296, and 1301-1305. (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.90 g, 3 h), Sis. Hetoum king of the Armenians Crowned bust of Hetoum II facing. Rev. Struck in the city of Sis Patriarchal cross on floreated base. ACV 398. CCA 1594. Dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An extremely rare Quarter Tram of Smpad
Lot 904
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Smpad, 1296-1298. Quarter Tram (Silver, 15 mm, 0.65 g, 1 h), Sis. +ՍՄԲԱՏ + ԹԱԳՈՐ ('King Smpad' in Armenian) Lion advancing right; long cross behind. Rev. +ՇԻՆԵԼ Ի ՋԱՂԱՋ ՍԻ ('struck in the city of Sis' in Armenian) Fleur-de-lis. ACV 411. CCA 1677. Extremely rare; one of the very few examples known. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
The last Roupenid ruler
Lot 905
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon V, 1374-1393. Denier (Billon, 15 mm, 0.54 g, 5 h), Sis. Levon ki- Crowned bust of Levon V facing. Rev. -ng of the Armenians Simple cross. ACV 500. CCA 2237. Extremely rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 906
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon V, 1374-1393. Pogh (Bronze, 15 mm, 0.70 g). Lion of Cyprus walking to right. Rev. Cross pattée, with star in each angle. CCA 2234. Wäckerlin 724-6. Apparently the last coin struck by the Kingdom of Cilician Armenia. Some earthen highlights and marks on both sides, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 907
FRANCE, Provincial. Poitou. Alphonse de Poitiers, 1249-1271. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.95 g, 6 h). + ALFVNSVS COMES around cross pattée. Rev. + PICTAVIENSIS Châtel tournois. Duplessy 931. Poey d'Avant 2583. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 908
FRANCE, Provincial. Toulouse. Alphonse de Poitiers, 1249-1271. Denier Tournois (Billon, 17.5 mm, 0.85 g, 1 h). + A· CO· FILIVS REG around cross pattée. Rev. + ThOLOSA CIVI Châtel tournois. Duplessy 1235. Poey d'Avant 3706. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 909
GERMANY, Alsace. Imperial Abbey of Selz (Kloster Selz). Anonymous, Period of the Hohenstaufens, 12th-13th century. Pfennig (Silver, 17 mm, 0.90 g, 2 h). Half-length bust of abbot to left; to left, shovel (?). Rev. Abbey façade with cross above. Very rare. Sharp and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 910
ITALY. Venice. Pietro Gradenigo, 1289-1311. Grosso (Silver, 20 mm, 2.08 g, 6 h), 49th Doge. IC - XC Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne; annulet on the left side. Rev. •PE• GRADONICO• •S• M• VЄNЄTI• / DVX Doge and St. Mark standing facing, holding banner. CNI VII 17. Gamberini 56. Paolucci 2. Papadopoli 2. A bright, slightly toned and particularly attractive example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 911
ITALY. Venice. Bartolomeo Gradenigo, 1339-1342. Grosso (Silver, 20 mm, 2.15 g, 6 h), 53rd Doge. IC - XC Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne; annulet next to left leg. Rev. BA GRDONICO•(sic!) •S M• VЄNЄTI• / DVX Doge and St. Mark standing facing, holding banner. CNI VII, 9-14 var. (reverse legend). Gamberini 80. Paolucci 2. Toned; well centered. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 912
SWITZERLAND. St. Gallen, Abbey. Beda Angehrn von Hagenwil, 1767-1796. Taler (Silver, 39 mm, 27.64 g, 6 h), 1777. Coat of Arms of the Abbess. Rev. Bear. Davenport 1778. HMZ 2-867c. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 913
SWITZERLAND. Canton Zürich. Zürich, 1761. Taler (Silver, 40 mm, 27.15 g, 12 h). MONETA REIPVBLICAE TIGVRINA Lion standing to left, holding sword and coat of arms. Rev. DOMINE/ CONSERVA/ NOS IN/ PACE / 1761 in five lines. D.T. 421l. Davenpot 1789. HMZ 2-1164yy. KM 150. Toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 914
SWITZERLAND. Zürich. 1859. Taler (Silver, 37 mm, 25.04 g, 12 h), Shooting taler series. Rifleman. Rev. Arms of Zürich and Switzerland. HMZ 2-1343c. KM XS5. Lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 915
SWITZERLAND. Natur- und Tierpark Goldau am Rigi. Medal (Gold, 29.94 g), engraved by Hans Erni, dated 1997. NATUR- UND TIERPARK GOLDAU AM RIGI Eagle's head to left; below, CHI AU 900. Rev. Eagle coming in to land to right; below, signature and '97. Curiously attractive and by one of the most famous modern Swiss artists. Bang on the edge, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 976
ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon I, 1198-1219. (Silver, 14.57 g). A lot of five Silver Trams, all well struck and clear. Extremely fine or better. Sold as is, no returns (5).
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 977
SWITZERLAND. 1862-1963. (Silver, 70.00 g), . Lot of Seven (7) Silver Coins: 2 Fr 1862; 5 Fr Commemoratives - 1934, 1936, 1939, 1941, 1948, 1963. Sold as is, no returns (7). Very fine or better.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 978
SWITZERLAND. (70.00 g). Lot of 5 Bimetal 5 Fr Commemoratives. Virtually as struck. Sold as is, no returns (5).
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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