obolos 18
21 February 2021
Webauction
The Trausnitz Collection
Lot 100
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 380-370 BC. Triobol (Silver, 13.5 mm, 2.15 g, 4 h). Head of satyr to right. Rev. [ΠΑ]ΝΤΙ Lion's head to right. HGC 7, -. MacDonald 36. Toned. Light porosity and some smoothing in obverse field, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 101
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS. Pantikapaion. Circa 200-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.88 g, 9 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠΑΝ Eagle standing right with out-stretched wings. MacDonald 128. SNG BM Black Sea 913. Darkly toned. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 102
MOESIA. Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.05 g, 12 h). Two facing male heads side by side, the right upright and the left inverted. Rev. [Ι]ΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, monogram of AΠ. HGC 3.1, 1802. SNG BM Black Sea 249. Well centered and lightly toned. Minor porosity, die-break on lower obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 103
THRACE. Abdera. Circa 492-473/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 14.94 g), struck under the magistrate Tele.... TEΛE Griffin seated left, with open wings and right foreleg raised. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. May, Abdera cf. 84 (A-/P72 but this obverse die unrecorded). SNG Copenhagen 311. Very rare. Die break on the obverse and traces of cleaning, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 104
THRACE. Abdera. Circa 475-450 BC. Obol (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.48 g, 12 h). Forepart of a griffin to left, right paw raised. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.2, 1154. May, Abdera, 119-122 (possibly the same dies as 120). Obverse struck off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 105
THRACE. Abdera. Circa 411/10 - 386/5 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.60 g, 9 h), Protes, magistrate, 366-365. ABΔ Griffin springing to left. Rev. EΠI ΠPΩTEΩ around three grain-ears within a linear square. AMNG II 124. HGC 3.2, 1218. May 356 (A257/P299). SNG Copenhagen 340-1. Slight die-shift on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 106
THRACE. Abdera. 328/7 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 13 mm, 2.46 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Pythokleos. ABΔΗ/ΡΙΤΕΩΝ Griffin seated to left, raising right forepaw. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΠΥΘ-ΟΚΛ-ΕΟΣ Laureate head of Apollo to right within linear square. HGC 3.2, 1227e. May 550. Very rare - May documented just one example. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 107
THRACE. Ainos. Circa 396/5- 394/3 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 13 mm, 2.34 g, 12 h). Head of Hermes facing, turned very slightly to left, wearing petasos. Rev. [Α]ΙΝΙON Goat standing to right; to right, rhyton. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 412-5 (symbol). Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 108
THRACE. Apollonia Pontika. Circa 480/78-450 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.32 g, 3 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Upright anchor; crayfish to left, A to right. HGC 3.2, 1323. SNG BM Black Sea 153-6. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 109
THRACE. Apollonia Pontika. Late 5th-4th centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.88 g, 12 h). Facing gorgoneion with tongue protruding. Rev. Anchor with Α to left and crayfish to right. HGC 3.2, 1324. SNG BM Black Sea 160-1. Topalov, Apollonia 45. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 110
THRACE. Byzantion. Circa 387/6-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.44 g, 6 h). (YΠ)Y Heifer standing left on dolphin left with front left leg raised. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surface. SNG BM Black Sea 36-41. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 111
THRACE. Byzantion. Circa 387/6-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.48 g, 4 h). (YΠ)Y Heifer standing left on dolphin left with front left leg raised. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surface. SNG BM Black Sea 36-41. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 112
THRACE. Byzantion. Circa 340-320 BC. Drachm or siglos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 5.19 g). (YΠ)Y Heifer with front left leg raised, standing to left on a dolphin swimming to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square in the form of 'mill sail'. HGC 3.2, 1389. SNG Black Sea 21-8. SNG Copenhagen 476. Toned. Minor porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 113
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.43 g, 6 h). Forepart of lion to right, head turned to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of raised and sunken quarters, with a pellet and a crested helmet in the opposed sunken quarters. HGC 3.2, 1437. McClean-. SNG Berry 502. Well struck, bright and clear. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 114
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.34 g, 7 h). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, pellet with ΑΓ monogram; in the other, pellet. McClean 4060. SNG von Post 76. Lightly toned and struck on excellent metal. Die break below lion, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 115
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13.5 mm, 2.42 g, 10 h). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, grape bunch; in the other, pellet. BMC 11. McClean 4079. Weber 2419 and 2434. Toned. Porosity, light scratches, pit on obverse edge, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 116
THRACE. Dikaia. Circa 480-450 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.71 g, 2 h). Cock standing right; Θ above. Rev. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress, within incuse square. HGC 3.2, 1453. Schönert-Geiss, Bisanthe 52 (V1/R1). Toned. Edge chipped, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 117
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 398/7-386/5 BC. Triobol (Silver, 13 mm, 2.75 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Met... M-H-T Forepart of horse to left. Rev. M-A Grape bunch on vine; in right field, ivy leaf; all within dotted linear square in shallow incuse square. HGC 3.2, 1534. Schönert-Geiss 263-72 (uncertain dies). SNG Copenhagen 617. A few minor hairline scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 118
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 398/7-386/5 BC. Triobol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 2.79 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Pel... Π-Λ Forepart of horse to left. Rev. MA Grape bunch on vine; in lower left field, rhyton; all within dotted linear square in shallow incuse square. HGC 3.2, 1534. Schönert-Geiss 286 (V56/R75). SNG Delepierre 798. Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 119
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 386/5-348/7 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 10.38 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Eyxithemios. Horse prancing to right. Rev. EΠI EYΞΙΘΕΜΙΟΣ Grape arbor within linear square border. HGC 3.2, 1533. Schönert-Geiss 485 (V32/R55). Pitting, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 120
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. 500-480 BC. Trihemiobol or 1/8 Stater (Silver, 12 mm, 1.00 g). Ithyphallic satyr running to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 333. Le Rider, Thasiennes 4. Well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 121
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 435-411 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.60 g, 3 h). Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph; to right, A. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 334. Le Rider, Thasiennes 6. SNG Copenhagen Suppl. 103. Toned and of good style. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 122
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.80 g, 5 h). Satyr kneeling to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and resting his left on his hip. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Large amphora with high handles. HGC 6, 351. Le Rider, Thasiennes 27. Light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 123
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 14.75 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath with berries on forehead. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΟΝ Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress and short hunting tunic, kneeling to right, drawing his bow; on the lower right, kantharos. HGC 6, 342. Le Rider, Thasiennes 23. West 32. Porosity and roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 124
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 148-90/80 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 34 mm, 16.59 g, 11 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Herakles standing left, nude but for lion's skin over his shoulder and left arm; resting right hand on club; to left, monogram. HGC 6, 359. Le Rider, Thasiennes 52. Lightly toned and with good centering. A few minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Unusual arrangement of legend
Lot 125
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.01 g, 4 h), with the types of Alexander III of Macedon, Lampsakos, circa 299/8-297/6 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, forepart of Pegasos left above forepart of lion left; below throne, torch. Müller 24. Price L11. Thompson 35. Toned. Edge chip, minor lamination flaws, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Seemingly unpublished variety
Lot 126
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.66 g, 12 h), struck in an uncertain, probably Balkan (Byzantion?), mint, circa 280-250. Diademed head of Alexander to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne; behind, transverse spear; in the inner left field, monogram of ΣTP above a monogram of AΓ; on throne, spiral ornament. Marinescu & Lorber -. Müller 522 var (same monograms but differently positioned). Thompson -. Same dies as Nomos 21, 108. very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 127
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 18.5 mm, 8.58 g, 12 h), Byzantion, c. 200 BC. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident; below Athena's right arm, Θ; on side of throne, BY. Callataÿ -. Müller 152. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 128
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 15.06 g, 11 h), struck under Mithradates VI Eupator, Byzantion, c. 88-86. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king's name, in her right; behind, transverse spear; monogram to inner left (of Mithradates?), BY on throne. Callataÿ Group 3, - (but style close to D42). HGC 3.2, 1401. Müller -. For the monogram see Stacks, 13 April 2005, 60. Well-struck on a very broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 613 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 129
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 20.5 mm, 8.21 g, 12 h), struck under Mithradates VI Eupator, Tomis, c. 88-86. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident; below Athena's right arm, ΛY; on throne, TO. AMNG I 2482. Callataÿ D7/R- (reverse die unrecorded). HGC 3, 1931. Sharp and clear; rare control marks. Edges hammered when minted, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 130
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 20 mm, 8.35 g, 12 h), struck under Mithradates VI Eupator, Tomis, c. 88-86. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident; bellow Athena's right arm, ΔI monogram; on throne, TO. Callataÿ D3/R1. HGC 3, 1931. Rare control mark. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 850 CHF
Lot 131
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.85 g, 3 h). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 132
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 11 mm, 0.97 g, 2 h). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 133
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 11.5 mm, 1.12 g, 7 h). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; around, three pellets. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 134
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 478-465 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 17.11 g), c. 470. Lion to right, attacking bull, collapsing to left with head raised to right; above, Θ to the right of the bull's horn; below bull, base of pellets between plain lines; in exergue, floral ornament. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with granulated surfaces. SNG ANS 10. Tselekas Period C, Class VII, Group 19 (close to 211). Lightly toned, and struck on a particularly broad flan. Some die rust around the bull's tail and test cut on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 135
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 470-390 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.45 g, 9 h), c. 450. ΠE Forepart of bull to left, his head turned back to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surfaces. HGC 3, 392. SNG ANS 31-2. Lightly toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 136
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 17.5 mm, 2.45 g, 6 h), Olynthos, 432-400. Laureate head of Apollo to left; behind neck, Δ. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ-ΚΙΔ-Ε-ΩN Kithara with sixstrings; all within incuse square. BMC 15 (same dies). Robinson & Clement group C, 22 (A18/P12). Well centered and strong strike. Minor die-rust and slight porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 137
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 395-392 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.04 g, 3 h), Olynthos, De.... Laureate head of Apollo to left, his hair falling down the back of his neck. Rev. ΧΑΛΚΙΔΕΩΝ Kithara with seven strings; on the base, ∆ -E (worn in the die). Robinson & Clement Group L. SNG ANS - (but stylistically close to 479-480). With an elegant head of Apollo coupled with a kithara in high relief. Attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 138
MACEDON. Mende. Circa 460-423 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.69 g, 3 h), c. 440-430. Dionysos, bearded and wearing himation, holding a kantharos in his extended right hand and resting his left, reclining left on the back of a donkey walking right; to right, crow perched on a vine to right. Rev. MEN-ΔA-IO-N Linear square containing a vine with leaves, tendrils and four bunches of grapes. Noe, Mende 67. SNG ANS 334 (same obverse die but in a later stage). With an obverse of very good style, elegantly engraved. Porous surfaces and reverse struck from a very worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 139
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 500-480 BC. Drachm (Silver plated bronze, 16 mm, 2.06 g, 1 h), Plated. Facing gorgoneion with protruding tongue. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 420-2. Traite II, 1, 1741. Light cleaning marks, core exposed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 140
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.79 g, 3 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 381. SNG ANS 423. Traite II, 1, 1742. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 141
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.88 g, 3 h). Gorgoneion facing with protruding tongue. Rev. Ν-Ε / Ο-Π Head of the nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. SNG ANS 430-454. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 142
MACEDON. Orthagoreia. Circa 350 BC. Stater (Silver, 23.5 mm, 9.75 g, 12 h). Draped bust of Artemis to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace, quiver at her shoulder. Rev. ΟΡΘΑΓΟ-ΡΕΩΝ Ornate Chalkidian helmet facing, surmounted by a star; below, HΓ monogram. HGC 3.1, 599. SNG ANS 562. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 143
MACEDON. Orthagoreia. Circa 350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.41 g, 10 h). Draped bust of Artemis facing slightly to left, wearing triple-pendant earrings, quiver at her shoulder. Rev. ΟΡΘΑΓΟ-ΡΕΩΝ Ornate Chalkidian helmet facing, surmounted by a star. HGC 3.1, 600. SNG ANS 563-5. Scarce. Toned. Porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Rarely offered tetradrachm from Skione
Lot 144
MACEDON. Skione. Circa 480-470 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 16.46 g, 3 h). Head of Protesilaos to right, wearing Attic helmet [inscribed with retrograde ΠPOTEΣIΛAΣ on the base of the crest]. Rev. Σ-K/I-O Stern of galley to left; all within incuse square. ACGC 470. Dewing 1076. HGC 668. SNG ANS -. Traité I, 1629. Rare. Slightly porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 145
MACEDON. Terone. Circa 490-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 26 mm, 16.87 g). Amphora with three grape clusters draped over the shoulder. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square, with central pellet. Asyut 228. Hardwick Group II, 4. HGC 3.2, 694. SNG ANS 741. Test cut at 12' on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 146
MACEDON. Terone. Circa 490-480 BC. 1/12 Stater (Silver, 12 mm, 1.60 g, 10 h). Oinochoe. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Hardwick Group II, 7 . HGC 3, 710. very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 147
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.32 g, 9 h). Grain ear. Rev. Τ-P-Α-Ι Within the squares of a quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III/2, 1. HGC 3.1, 745. SNG ANS 903. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Alexander I tetradrachm
Lot 148
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander I, 498-454 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.47 g, 2 h), Aigai, circa 492-480/79. Horseman, wearing chlamys and petasos, and holding two spears in right hand and reins in left, riding right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 762. HPM pl. XII, 13 (Bisaltai). Raymond pl. II, 8. SNG ANS 2-5. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Extremely rare early Alexander I tetrobol
Lot 149
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander I, 498-454 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14.5 mm, 1.83 g), Aigai, probably before 480/79. Horse standing to right. Rev. Quadripartite linear square with a kerykeion at the center; all within a shallow incuse square. BMC 6 = Raymond pl. V, b. SNG ANS -. SNG Munich 8. Extremely rare. Light porosity, scratches on reverse, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 150
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 16 mm, 1.96 g, 12 h), light standard, Aigai, 451/0-447/6. Horse walking to right. Rev. Crested helmet right within linear border, all within square incuse square. HGC 3, 782. SNG ANS 37-41. Well centered and lightly toned. Overstruck, old scratch on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 151
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.55 g, 1 h). Bridled horse standing right, tethered to ring above. Rev. ΠEP Forepart of lion right within incuse square. SNG Alpha Bank 129. Raymond pl. XI, e. Rare denomination. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 152
KINGS OF MACEDON. Archelaos, 413-400/399 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 10.32 g, 7 h). Head of Apollo to right, wearing taenia. Rev. APXE-ΛA-O Horse with trailing reins, walking to right, within shallow incuse square. Westermark, Staters Group II, series 2 (O80/R96). SNG ANS 65-70. Obverse slightly doubled, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 153
KINGS OF MACEDON. Amyntas III, 393-370/69 BC. Triobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.72 g, 5 h), Pella. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AMYN-TA Eagle standing to left, head turned to right; all within a shallow incuse square. HGC 3.1, 830. SNG Alpha Bank 200. SNG ANS 94. SNG Copenhagen 513-514. Westermark 33. Rare. Porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 154
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 16 mm, 8.56 g, 3 h), Pella, c. 340/36-328. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Charioteer, driving chariot drawn by two horses rearing to right, and holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right; below horses, trident to right. Le Rider Period II.1. Scattered surface abrasions, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 155
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 10.5 mm, 2.13 g, 9 h), Pella, c. 340/36-328. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Bow above club to left; below, trident to left. Le Rider 84 (D54/R40). SNG ANS -. Extremely rare with the trident to left, known only from a single example. Edge bangs and with its reverse struck slightly off center, oddly enough, in the same way as the other piece recorded by Le Rider, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 156
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 14.31 g, 9 h), struck posthumously under Kassander, Amphipolis, 316-311. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠ-ΠΟΥ Nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding long palm branch in his right hand; below horse, dolphin; ΠΟ monogram below horse's raised foreleg. Le Rider pl. 46, 19. SNG ANS 751. Troxell, Studies Group 9, 331–2. Lightly toned and with a bold portrait of Zeus . Test cuts on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 157
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.49 g, 1 h), struck posthumously under Philip III Arrhidaios, Amphipolis, circa 318-317. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Youth on horseback right; below, monogram of ΠA. Le Rider pl. 45, 7. SNG ANS 653-7. Troxell, Studies Group 7, 366-8. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 158
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33.5 mm, 16.55 g, 1 h), struck posthumously, Mesembria, circa 125-100. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛΕΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to inner left, helmet above ΔΑ; below throne, BY. Callataÿ Group 3, D27/R- (unlisted reverse die). HGC 3, 1569. Karayotov I 250-1 var. (O72/R247 unattested die combination). Price 1072. Toned. Obverse slightly doubled and some die-breaks on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 159
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 35.5 mm, 16.51 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Mesembria, c. 175-125. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛΕΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; inner left, helmet above ΔΑ; below throne, O and monogram. Price 1043. Deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 160
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33 mm, 15.87 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Assos, c. 188-160. Head of Herales to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. [A]ΛΕ[ΞΑΝ]Δ[ΡΟΥ] Zeus seated left on throne with tall back, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, scepter in left; in left field, griffin left on base above monogram; in exergue, eight-rayed star. Price 1608. A rare variety with the star in the exergue. Porosity, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 202 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 161
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32.5 mm, 16.74 g, 12 h), Miletos, c. 190-165. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, star above lion walking left, head right, and monogram; to right, two monograms. Price 2213. Lightly toned and well centered. Surface granularity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 162
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.99 g, 11 h), struck posthumously, Chios, under the magistrate Alkimachos, c. 190-165. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ / ΑΛΚΙΜΑΧΟΥ Zeus seated to left on backless throne, holding eagle in his outstreched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, ΠΟ over Sphinx seated on amphora to left. HGC 6, 113. Price 2417. Light die-rust on obverse, slight die-shift on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 163
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.78 g, 11 h), struck posthumously, Alabanda, c. 185-173. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, Pegasus flying left; below throne, monogram. Price 2455. Bold strike and well centered, lightly toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 164
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.34 g, 10 h), struck posthumously, Aspendos, year KB = 22 = 191-190. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand, scepter in his left; AΣ above date in left field. DCA 312. Price 2901. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 165
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 17.12 g), Damascus, c. 330-320. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and lotus-tipped scepter in his left; to left, forepart of ram to right; below throne, ΔΑ. Price 3202. A well struck and clear example. Obverse very lightly doublestruck, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 166
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Stater (Gold, 17 mm, 8.54 g, 5 h), Babylon. Head of Athena to right, wearing pendant earring, necklace and crested Corinthian helmet adorned with serpent coiled to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Nike standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and stylis with her left; below her left wing, ΛΥ; below her right wing, [M]. Price P178. Surface marks and a small edge ding. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 2300 CHF
Starting Price: 850 CHF
Lot 167
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.17 g, 12 h), Kolophon. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; in left field, monogram of ΠA; below throne, B. Price P48. Lightly toned and of good style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 168
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.00 g, 3 h), Amphipolis, c. 289-288. Diademed head of Demetrios to right, with bull’s horn above his forehead. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon, nude, standing to left, his right foot on a rock, holding a trident with his left hand and resting his right on his right thigh; in outer field to right, monogram of MAT; in outer field to left, monogram of ΕΥΦ. Newell 121 (dies CXXIII/236). SNG Copenhagen 1177 (same dies). Well-centered, toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Excellent centering and strike
Lot 169
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 17.05 g, 10 h), Amphipolis, c. 274/1-260/55. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goat's skin around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, TΙ. Panagopoulou Period III. SNG Ashmolean 3260. SNG Copenhagen 1202. Perfectly centered and with a bold strike. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 170
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos III Doson, 229-221 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.83 g, 11 h), Amphipolis, c. 227-225. Head of Poseidon to right, wearing wreath of seaweed. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ Apollo seated to left on prow, holding bow in his right hand; below, monogram. HGC 3, 1051. Panagopoulou 189 (O30/R180 but this coin unnoted). SNG Alpha Bank 1046-1047. SNG Berry 362. SNG Klagenfurt 579 (same dies). Touratsoglou 52-3. Lightly toned and clear. A few minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 171
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.66 g, 10 h), Pella, 202-200. Head of the youthful hero Perseus to left, wearing a winged helmet with a griffin's head ornament, and with a harpa behind his neck; all within the center of a Macedonian shield with seven star-within-crescent ornaments. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Club to right within oak wreath with ties on the left; M to outer left. AMNG p. 197, 1 and pl. II, 3 (Philip VI Andriskos). Boehringer, Chronologie, pl. 8, 8 (Philip V). SNG Lockett 1541 (Philip VI Andriskos). SNG Munich 1125 ((Philip V). Rare. Lightly toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 172
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. Triobol (Silver, 13.5 mm, 1.76 g, 1 h), struck in the name of the Botteatans, Pella, in the district of Bottiaia (or possibly Thessaloniki?). Macedonian shield ornamented with seven linear crescents around the edge and a tetraskeles of crescents at the center. Rev. ΒΟΤΤΕΑΤΩΝ inscribed on stern of galley to right. AMNG 123. SNG Ashmolean 3289. Liampi, Schild M47. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 173
MACEDON (ROMAN PROTECTORATE), Republican period. First Meris. Circa 167-149 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32.5 mm, 16.72 g, 12 h), Amphipolis. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right, at the center of a Macedonian shield ornamented with stars within crescents. Rev. MAKEΔONΩN / ΠΡΩTHΣ Club with head to right between two lines of inscription; above, monogram; below, two monograms; all within oak wreath with ties to left; to left, thunderbolt. AMNG III 40. SNG Copenhagen 1314. SNG Ashmolean 3299. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 174
MACEDON (ROMAN PROVINCE). Aesillas, quaestor, circa 95-70 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 15.59 g, 12 h), Thessalonika. MAKEΔONΩN Head of the deified Alexander the Great to right; behind, Θ. Rev. AESILLAS / Q Money chest, club, and stool; all within wreath. SNG Copenhagen 1330. Porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 175
KINGS OF PAEONIA. Patraos, Circa 335-315 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 11.32 g, 8 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠΑΤΡΑ-ΟΥ Paeonian horseman, wearing crested helmet and full armor, galloping to right and spearing fallen Macedonian soldier; in lower left field, helmet. HGC 3.1, 148. Paeonian Hoard 217. SNG ANS 1032. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 176
THESSALY. Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.63 g, 10 h), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. AINIAN-ΩN The hero Phemios, nude but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard and a chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing left, facing front with his head turned to right, hurling a javelin with his right hand and holding his petasos, as if it were a small shield, with his left; on the ground line between his feet, sideways Φ. BCD Thessaly I 1013. BCD Thessaly II 26. Traité IV, 452, pl. CCLXXXVII, 15. Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 177
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.73 g, 2 h). Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 123-4. Georgiou 1, 8. SNG Copenhagen 77. Lightly toned and attractive. Surfaces show crystallization hatching, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 178
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.72 g, 11 h). Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ-ΩΝ Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD Thessaly II 123-4. Georgiou 1, 8. SNG Copenhagen 77. Lightly toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 179
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 450/40-420 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.82 g, 4 h). Thessalos striding to right, naked but for chlamys over his shoulders, his petasos attached to a cord around his neck and flying in the air behind him, holding a band with both hands around the forehead of a bull leaping right. Rev. ΛΑΡ-IΣΑΙΑ Bridled horse with trailing rein prancing right; all within shallow incuse square. Cf. BCD Thessaly II 372.3 (arrangement of ethnic); HGC 4, 418. Light crystallization, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 180
THESSALY. Larissa. Early-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 5.94 g, 4 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly right, wearing an ampyx. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse feeding to right, with straight legs. BCD II 241 (same dies). Lorber 59, -. Toned and the obverse die of ambitiously rustic style. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 181
THESSALY. Magnetes. Circa 47-44 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.45 g, 12 h), Hegesandros. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. [Μ]ΑΓΝΗ - ΤΩΝ / [ΗΓ]ΗΣΑΝΔΡ[Ο] Artemis, holding bow in her right hand, seated left on galley prow to left. BCD I, 1188. BCD II, 412. BMC 2. Furtwängler, Emission G. HGC 4, 63. SNG Copenhagen 154. SNG Munich 97. An attractive example. Some flatness on the beard and reverse struck from a rusty die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 182
THESSALY. Pharkadon. Late 5th-early 4th centuries BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.98 g, 9 h). Horse pacing to right. Rev. ΦAP-KAΔO Athena, wearing long robes, crested helmet and aegis on shoulder, standing right, spear leaning against her, resting right hand on grounded shield and left hand on hip. BCD II 618.1. HGC 4, 297. Weber 2901. Nicely centered and toned. A few faint scratches, minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 183
THESSALY. Phalanna. Circa 360-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.19 g, 12 h). Youthful male head to right with short, curly hair, perhaps Peloros(?). Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝ-[ΝΑΙΩΝ] Bridled horse trotting right, with curly tail. BCD II 569 (same obverse die). De Hirsch 1158. De Luynes 1858. Traité IV, 583 and pl. CCXCIII, 6. Weber 2864 (same obverse die). Dies of fine style. Porous and with a few old scrapes, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 330 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 184
THESSALY. Pharsalos. Mid-late 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 3.02 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing an earring and a crested Attic helmet adorned with three coiled serpents. Rev. Φ-AR Horse's head to right; all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 662.1 and 664.1. Lavva 27 (V19/R17). Toned and centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 165 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 185
THESSALY. Skotussa. Circa 465-460 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.81 g, 6 h). Forepart of horse to right. Rev. ΣK-O Germinating barley grain; all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 1429.12. SNG Copenhagen 251. Light scrape on obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 186
THESSALY. Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 2.78 g, 5 h). Youthful hero, Thessalos, nude but for cloak and petasos hanging over his shoulder, striding right, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull moving right. Rev. T-P-IK-K-A-I Forepart of bridled horse to right; all within very shallow incuse circle. BCD Thessaly II 775.4 (same dies). HGC 4, 311. Toned. Old scrape under tone on reverse, light surface granularity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 187
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd-mid 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 22 mm, 5.98 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Androsthenes and Aristokles. Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind head, Ε[ΠΙ] ΑΝ[ΔΡΟ]/ΣΘΕΝΟΥΣ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; above spear, Α-ΡΙΣ; in field to left and right, ΤΟ-ΚΛ/ΗΣ. Cf. BCD Thessaly II 873.3 (arrangement of magistrate's name on obverse). HGC 4, 210. Toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 188
ILLYRIA. Apollonia. Circa 120/00-80/70 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.17 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Simias, Le... and Autoboulos. ΣΙΜΙΑΣ / ΛΕ Cow standing to right, looking back and suckling calf standing to left beneath her. Rev. AΠOΛ / ΑΥΤΟ-ΒΟΥ-ΛΟΥ Divided double square containing two stellate designs. Ceka 98. Maier 33. Picard & Gjongecaj -. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 189
ILLYRIA. Dyrrhachion. Circa 344-300 BC. Quarter Stater (Silver, 14 mm, 2.03 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Herakles to left, wearing lion's skin headdres. Rev. Δ Pegasos flying right. Meta dies D16/R20. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 433-42 and SNG Delepierre 1171-4 (Herakles to right and Pegasos to left). Some roughness, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 190
ILLYRIA. Dyrrhachion. Circa 200-37 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.33 g, 10 h), struck under magistrates Xenon and Charopinos, c. 80/70-60/55. ΞΕΝΩΝ Cow standing to right, looking back and suckling calf standing to left beneath her; above, eagle standing right on thunderbolt; to right, quiver. Rev. ΔYP / ΧΑΡΟ-Π[Ι-ΝΟΥ] Divided double square containing two stellate designs. Cf. Ceka 231-42. Maier -. Meta V/85, uncertain dies. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 191
ILLYRIA. Dyrrhachion. Circa 200-37 BC. Drachm (Silver), struck under the magistrates Ip... and Phrynionos, c. 270-230/25. ΙΠ Cow standing to right, looking back and suckling calf standing to left beneath her; to right, grain ear; in exergue, grape bunch. Rev. ΔYP / ΦΡΥ-ΝΙΩ-ΝΟΣ Divided double square containing two stellate designs. Ceka 241. Maier 398. Meta I/7, dies D19/R24. Toned and struck on excellent metal, quite attractive! Reverse a tiny bit off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 192
KORKYRA. Korkyra. Under Roman rule, circa 229-48 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.70 g, 4 h). Head of youthful Dionysus to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Pegasus flying to right; below, monograms of the city name, KOP, and of a magistrate. HGC 6, 65. SNG Copenhagen 198. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 193
EPEIROS. Ambrakia. Circa 426-404 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.55 g, 12 h). Pegasos with straight wings flying to right. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena right; behind, kerykeion; above, [A]; all within incuse square. Calciati 30; HGC 3.1, 201. With die-breaks and an off-center obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 194
EPEIROS, Federal coinage of the Epirote Republic. Circa 234/3-168 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.35 g, 1 h), Dodona. Head of Zeus of Dodona to right, wearing wreath of oak leaves; behind head, below neck truncation monogram of ΕΚ. Rev. ΑΠΕΙ-ΡΩΤΑΝ Eagle with closed wings standing right on thunderbolt; all within oak wreath. Franke Group II, Series 66, 308 (V159/R248). SNG Copenhagen 116 (same obverse die). Minor porosity and flat striking, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 195
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 350-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.30 g, 5 h). Pegasos with straight wings flying to left; below, monogram. Rev. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, monogram and temple key (?). BCD Akarnania -. Calciati 17. A few small scratches. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 196
AKARNANIA. Argos Amphilochikon. Circa 340-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 8.60 g, 12 h). Pegasus flying to left with straight wings. Rev. AMΦ Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; below neck, AB-P; behind neck, javelin. BCD 137 var (ethnic). Calciati 36. An attractive piece. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 197
AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.40 g, 12 h). Λ Pegasos with straight wings flying to right. Rev. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, kerykeion and Λ. BCD Akarnania -. Calciati 86. Die-break on obverse, porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 198
AKARNANIA. Thyrrheion. Circa 350-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.60 g, 6 h). Pegasos flying left with straight wings; below, Θ. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing pearl necklace and Corinthian helmet with leather neck guard; behind head, ΘΥ; in field to right, elaborate pendant earring; below chin, ΛΟ. BCD 372 (same reverse die). Calciati 16. Very rare variety, struck in good silver. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 760 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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