obolos 19
8 May 2021
Webauction
Lot 1
CELTIC, Central Gaul. Sequani. 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.01 g, 1 h). [Q] DOCI Helmeted head of Roma to left. Rev. Q D[OCI SAM F] Horse galloping to left. CCCBM II 346-65. La Tour 5405. Scheers 10-11. Deeply toned. Old scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 2
CELTIC, Southeast Gaul. Allobroges. Circa 75-50 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 2.29 g, 9 h), from the Savoy region. Celticized laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. Horse rushing to left; above, stylized caduceus. Castelin 22-24. CCCBM II 190. De la Tour 2895. D&T 3113. Depeyrot I, 77. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 3
CELTIC, Southern Gaul. Allobroges. First quarter of the 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.19 g, 12 h). Helmeted head of Mars to left. Rev. Hippocamp to left. CCCBM II 197. D&T 3127. SLM 31. Soft strike, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 4
CELTIC, Southern Gaul. Allobroges. first quarter of the 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.28 g, 12 h). Helmeted head of Mars to left. Rev. Hippocamp to left. CCCBM II 197. D&T 3127. SLM 31. Toned. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 5
CELTIC, Southern Gaul. Allobroges. 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.07 g, 10 h). [COSII] Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. CO(MA)N Warrior on horseback galloping to right, holding spear in his right hand. CCCBM II 256-7. Deroc series II.11. La Tour 5864. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 6
CELTIC, Middle Danube Area. Earlier 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 13.13 g, 6 h), The ‘Apollokopf/Dickschrötling’ type. Facing head of the nymph Larissa. Rev. Horseman riding to left; above right, wreath; below, branch. Lanz 531. CCCBM I S113. KMW 1128. Lanz 531. OTA 230. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 7
CELTIC. Danube Region. Circa 1st Century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 34 mm, 17.06 g, 5 h), imitating Thasos, class III. Celticized head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Herakles, stylized, standing left, holding club set on ground with his right hand, lion's skin draped over left arm. Lanz 971-4. Göbl OTA ppl. 46-7. Well-centered, lightly toned, and a charmingly attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1040 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
From the Collection of Pasquale Pezzo, Duc de Cajaniello!
Lot 8
CAMPANIA. Hyria. Circa 405-385 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.19 g, 5 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with olive-wreath and owl. Rev. YDINAI (retrograde) Man-faced bull to right. HN III, 539. Rutter 47 (HD26/HR41). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 9
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. Diobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.18 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing Attic helmet adorned with Skylla. Rev. [TAPANTINΩN] Herakles standing to right, fighting the Nemean lion; between his legs, Σ. HN III 914. Vlasto 1236-7. Well centered with a nice crest. very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 10
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 344-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.88 g, 5 h). Youth preparing to dismount from horse galloping to left, placing right hand on horse's neck and holding small round shield in left; below, Δ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos on dolphin left, holding trident over right shoulder with right hand, placing left on dolphin; below, K above rolling waves. Fischer-Bossert Group 47, 667 (V254/R517). HN III 870. Vlasto 442 (same obverse die). Bold strike. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 11
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 340-335 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.55 g, 12 h). Nude jockey riding horse standing to right, crowning his horse with a wreath held in his right hand; below horse, nude boy kneeling right, cleaning the horse’s left front hoof; to right, Φ. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin side-saddle to left, holding trident, shield and kantharos. Fischer-Bossert 700 (V262/R546'). HN III 818. Vlasto 515 (same obverse die). Lightly toned. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 525 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 12
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 330-325 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.79 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Sim... and Her... Nude youth riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his left hand and crowning the horse with his right; behind, Nike flying to right to crown the jockey; below, ΣΙΜ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Taras, holding a kantharos in his right hand and a trident with his left, riding a dolphin to left; below, ⊢ΗΡ above waves. HN III 886. Fischer-Bossert 778 (V306/R604). SNG ANS 958 (same dies). Vlasto 504 (same dies). Edge split, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 13
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.61 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrates Sa... and So... ΣA Warrior on horseback galloping right, holding two spears and a shield with left hand, preparing to cast javelin held aloft in right. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos, nude, holding kantharos in extended right hand and cradling trident in left arm, riding dolphin left; to left, Ω above arm, Σ below; below, small dolphin left. Fischer-Bossert 881 (V345/R684). HN III 937. Vlasto 611 (same obverse die). Well-centered. Surfaces a little rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 14
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.80 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrates, Sa... and Kon.... Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his right hand and crowning himself with his left; below horse, ΣΑ; on ground line, Ionic capital. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding serpent coiled in his outstretched right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back; below, KON. Fischer-Bossert 974. HN III 942. Vlasto 658 (this obverse die). SNG Munich 652 (same dies). Attractive and clear. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 15
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.84 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Sa... and Kon... ΣΑ Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his left hand and crowning himself with his right; on ground line, Ionic capital. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ / KON Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding serpent coiled in his outstretched right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back. Fischer-Bossert 963 (V375/R742). HN III 942. SNG ANS 1025 (same dies). Vlasto 657. Well-centered. Obverse die slightly worn, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 16
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.70 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Sa... and Kon... ΣΑ Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his left hand and crowning himself with his right; on ground line, Ionic capital. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ / KON Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding serpent coiled in his outstretched right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back. Fischer-Bossert 958 (V374/R738). HN III 942. Vlasto 657. Well-struck and bold. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 17
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.80 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... ΣA / ΑΡΕ/ΘΩΝ Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding tripod in his right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back; below, [AΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666. Well-centered and struck. Slight surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 18
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.91 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... ΑΡΕ/ΘΩΝ / ΣA Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding tripod in his right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back; below, [AΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666. Clear and attractive. Light find patina deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 19
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.85 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates, Si... and Deinokrates. ΣΙ / ΔΕΙΝΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding dolphin in his right hand. HN III 967. SNG BN 1882. Vlasto 692. Underlying luster present. Strong strike but with slightly soft details, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 20
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 290-281 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.81 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Sa... Warrior, holding shield and two spears in left hand, preparing to cast a third spear held in right, on horseback right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, holding distaff in fold of right arm, on dolphin left; below, prow left. Fischer-Bossert 1130 (V419/R872). HN Italy 934. Vlasto 587. Strong strike with some residual luster remaining. Die-rust. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 21
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.51 g, 3 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-APAΣ Phalanthos, holding kantharos in right hand and trident in crook of left arm, riding dolphin to left; ΠOΛY to right. HN III 997. Vlasto 822-4. Bold details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 22
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-228 BC. Litra (Silver, 10 mm, 0.52 g, 2 h). Scallop shell. Rev. Phalanthos, nude, holding amphora and distaff, riding dolphin left; two monograms in field, to right and below. HN III -. Vlasto 1600. Surfaces slightly eroded, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 23
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.37 g, 9 h), struck under the 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-ΡΑ[Σ] 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. An attractive, well-centered example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 24
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.49 g, 5 h), struck under the 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-ΡΑ[Σ] 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. An attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 25
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.49 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrate Kynon. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; below horse, bearded mask of Silenos facing; below right, KY / NΩN; in upper left field, monogram of AP. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ 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 (same dies). SNG ANS 1189. Well-struck and clear. Usual die break on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 26
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.72 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Kynon. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; below horse, bearded mask of Silenos facing; below right, KY / NΩN; in upper left field, monogram of AP. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ 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. SNG ANS 1189. Well-centered. Obverse strike a bit soft, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 27
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.36 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Hippodan... and Di... ΙΠΠΟΔΑΝ Warrior, wearing breast plate and holding javelin in upraised right hand, on horseback galloping right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ / ΔΙ Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding kantharos and distaff; amphora behind. HN III 1040. SNG ANS 1224. Vlasto 904. Boldly struck and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 28
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.34 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Damokritos, and Euph... EY / ΔΑΜΟ-ΚΡΙ Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right; behind jockey, Nike flying right to crown him with wreath. 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 919 (same dies). Lamination flaws on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 29
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.29 g, 9 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. Strong strike on good metal. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 30
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.58 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Kallikrates, Epikr... and Ane.... Bareheaded, bearded and armored military leader riding horse galloping to right, his head and torso facing and his right arm stretched out to left, holding Nike crowning him to right; in field to left, monogram of ΕΠΙΚ; below horse, KAΛΛIKPA / THΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras astride dolphin to left, holding in his right hand Nike crowning him to right, and, in his left, an ornamental trident; to right, monogram of ANE. HN III 1059. SNG ANS 1260. SNG BN 2059. Vlasto 965. Boldly struck with a wonderful obverse type. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 31
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.22 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Neumenios. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Skylla throwing stone. Rev. ΝΕΥΜΗΝΙΟΣ - TAPAΣ Owl standing right, head facing; olive branch to right. HN III 1015. Vlasto 1058. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 32
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330/25-281 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.58 g, 7 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing a Corinthian helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone, a pendant earring, and a simple necklace; to right, Κ. Rev. ˫HPAKΛHIΩN/ AΛ Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for a strap across his chest and with the lion's skin over his right arm, holding a bow and arrow in his right hand and a club in his left; to left, above, Nike flying to left to crown Herakles; to right, Σ. HN III 1383. SNG ANS 68. Van Keuren 80. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 33
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330/25-281 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.79 g, 9 h), signed by the engraver Atha.... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet adorned, on the bowl, with Skylla hurling a stone to right, and a triple pendant earring. Rev. ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for a strap across his chest and with a lion's skin over his left arm, holding a bow and an arrow in his left hand and a club in his right; to right, one-handled jug; in field to left above, Nike flying right, crowning Herakles with wreath; in left field by club, ΑΘΑ. HN III 1384. SNG ANS 71. Van Keuren 83. Die break below chin, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 34
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.87 g, 7 h). ˫HPAKΛHIΩN Head of Athena to right, wearing a Corinthian helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone, a pendant earring, and a simple necklace; to right, Κ. Rev. ˫HPAKΛHIΩN/ AΘA Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for lion's skin over his right arm, holding a club in his right hand and a bow and arrow in his left; to left, above, Nike flying to right to crown Herakles with wreath; to right, oenochoe. HN III 1383. SNG ANS 71 (same dies). Van Keuren 83. Lovely portrait of Athena. Minor find deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 35
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circe 330/25-281 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.78 g, 1 h), signed by the engraver Atha.... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing a crested Corinthian helmet adorned, on the bowl, with Skylla hurling a stone to right, and a triple pendant earring; behind Athena's neck, Κ. Rev. ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for a strap across his chest and with a lion's skin over his left arm, holding a bow and an arrow in his left hand and a club in his right; above club to left, one-handled jug; in field to left, ΑΘΑ. HN III 1384. SNG ANS 75. Van Keuren 85. Fine style and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 36
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.80 g, 4 h), time of Pyrrhos, struck under the magistrate Aris... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with a figure of Skylla hurling a rock right on the bowl, 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 his right hand and, in his left, a bow and an arrow; above club, owl standing right, head facing; in field to left, [APIΣ]. HN III 1385. SNG ANS 78-9. Sharp strike and well-centered. Light porosity on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 37
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 470-440 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14 mm, 1.34 g, 6 h). ΜΕΤ Ear of barley. Rev. Bull’s head incuse. HN III 1487. Noe 275. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 38
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.49 g, 9 h). Female head to right, wearing single-pendant earring, the head encircled by a braid of hair, the ends of which are arranged as an aigrette at the top. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, retrograde K slanting upwards. HN III 1551. Noe, Metapontum 517 (same dies). Fine style and a rare type. Surfaces a little porous and rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 39
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.88 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing a barley wreath, a pendant earring and a simple necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to left, caduceus and ΛΥ. HN III 1556. Johnston A1.2. Strong strike. Deposits and corrosion behind head, deposits on reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 40
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.79 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrate, Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing a barley wreath, a pendant earring and a simple necklace. Rev. ΜΕ - ΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to right, caduceus and ΛΥ. HN III 1556. Johnston, Class A, 1.7. Minor die-rust and some striking weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 41
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.92 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrate Ami... Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, lion’s head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠA. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Barley ear with leaf to left; above leaf, vertical club; below leaf, ΑΜΙ. HN III 1575. Johnston B 2.3. Well-centered. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 42
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.79 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Ami... Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, lion’s head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠA. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Barley ear with leaf to left; above leaf, vertical club with head below; below leaf, ΑΜΙ. HN III 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.6. Surface deposits and porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 43
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 24 mm, 7.87 g, 9 h). 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; to right, on leaf, plow to right; below leaf, ΜΑX. HN III 1581. Johnston C1.3. Some flatness, find patina residue on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 44
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.69 g, 3 h), struck under magistrates Dai... 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, plough to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.62. Well-centered and attractive. Minor deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 45
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 18 mm, 7.79 g, 2 h), struck under magistrates Dai... 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, plough to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.67. Well-centered and of good style. Some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 46
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.90 g, 7 h), struck under magistrates Dai... 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, plough to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.68. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 47
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.22 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, pair of tongs; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.7. Die-rust, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 48
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 18.5 mm, 7.90 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, pair of tongs; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.10. Bold strike. Minor find patina deposits, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 49
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.76 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, pair of tongs; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.21. Minor flan crack, planchet flaw on obverse, and die-rust, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 50
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.84 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, pair of tongs; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.28. Good metal. Some flatness in strike, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 51
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.86 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrate Da... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, rake with a long handle and curved tines; below leaf, ΔΑ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.6. Die-rust and deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 52
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.20 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Da.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, rake with a long handle and curved tines; below leaf, ΔΑ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.18. Strong obverse strike. Minor roughness and minor striking weakness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 53
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.92 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, griffin charging to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1589. Johnston Class C, 6.3. Well-centered. Flatness in strike, die-rust, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 54
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.81 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, Artemis running to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1590. Johnston Class C, 7.8. Well-centered and bold strike. Some surface roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 55
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.91 g, 12 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing triple pendant earring and a grain wreath. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; on the leaf, Nike standing left, holding large wreath with both hands. HN III 1591. Johnston C9.1/9.3 (obverse/reverse). Dies slightly worn, minor roughness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 56
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 325-275 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 1.20 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. META Grain ear with leaf to right; above leaf, cornucopiae. HN III -. Johnston F21. A nice example for the issue with a bold portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 57
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Nomos (Silver, 24 mm, 7.47 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; in exergue, fish right. HN III 1799. SNG ANS 994 ff. Some cleaning marks on obverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 58
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Distater (Silver, 27 mm, 15.37 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned, on the bowl, with Skylla raising her right hand as if to shade her eyes as she looks off in the distance; behind neck, ΙΔ. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; in exergue, fish to right; on the bull’s flank, graffito ΑΠ. HN III 1805. Noe F 30. Toned and well-centered. A few scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
High relief
Lot 59
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.17 g, 7 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1284. SNG Copenhagen 1549 (same dies) Williams 270/I (O155/R211). High relief, bold strike with an excellent portrait of Athena. Faint scratches on Athena's cheek, minor deposits on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 60
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 25 mm, 7.42 g, 3 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; behind neck, dotted P. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ. HN III 1284. SNG ANS 1292 (same dies). Williams 264 (O152/R203). Excellent centering on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 61
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.41 g, 1 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; below, Θ. HN III 1284. Williams 275 (O155/R214). Bold, high relief strike. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 62
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.33 g, 1 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1284. Williams 290 (O162/R224). Die-rust and deposits of find patina, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Unpublished bronze from Velia
Lot 63
LUCANIA. Velia. 4th-2nd century BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.41 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with vines and three olive leaves. Rev. YEΛ Owl standing left on olive-branch, head facing. HGC 1, -. HN III -. SNG ANS -. Unpublished. Green patina. Of good style but with considerable flatness in the strike, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 64
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 430-400 BC. Triobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.16 g, 12 h). ϘPO Tripod. Rev. Ϙ Pegasus with curved wings flying to left. HN III 2127. SNG ANS 323. SNG Copenhagen 1792. Deeply toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 65
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 425-350 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.67 g, 9 h). Eagle, with head turned to right, standing left on stag’s head. Rev. ϘPO Tripod, legs terminating in lion's feet; to left, ivy leaf. HN III 2146. SNG ANS 352 (same obverse die). Fine patina. Light roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 66
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 425-350 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.62 g, 3 h). Eagle standing left, about to devour left coiled serpent held in its talons. Rev. QPO Tripod, legs terminating in lion's feet; grain ear to right. HN Italy 2152; SNG ANS - (same obverse die as 348). Rare type with eagle grasping a serpent.. Minor porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 67
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 400-325 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.71 g, 9 h). Head of Hera Lakinia three-quarters facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing stephane ornamented with palmette flanked by griffins and pearl necklace; to right, Δ. Rev. KPOT Youthful Herakles seated to left on a rock draped with his lion's skin, holding a one-handled cup in his right hand and resting his left on lion's skin; above, club and bow over MΔ; to left, tripod. HN Italy 2164. SNG ANS 382. Fine style. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 68
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.74 g, 2 h). Eagle standing to left on olive branch; below, AI. Rev. KPO / Δ Tripod, legs terminating in lion's feet. HN Italy 2172. SNG ANS 364. Die break on obverse, light deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 69
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.76 g, 10 h). Eagle standing to left on olive branch; below, AI. Rev. KPO Tripod, leg's terminating in lion's feet; to right, heron standing to left on monogram. HN Italy 2174. SNG ANS 366/370 (same obverse die as 366, same reverse variety as 370). Well-centered and bold strike. Die break on obverse, minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 70
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.79 g, 1 h). Eagle standing left on olive branch. Rev. KPO Tripod; to right, heron standing left on monogram. HN Italy 2174. SNG ANS 368 (same obverse die). Deep old collection toning. Obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 71
BRUTTIUM. Lokroi Epizephyrioi. Circa 350-275 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.76 g, 1 h). Pegasus flying left with straight wings; below, kerykeion. Rev. ΛOKPΩN Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet, with necklace of beads. Calciati 12. HN III 2341. Well-struck and a scarce variety with the kerykeion. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 72
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Anaxilas, tyrant, circa 494/3-462/1 BC. Litra (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.64 g, 10 h), c. 480-462/1. Hare springing to right. Rev. REC within dotted circle. HN III 2475. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished and possibly unique Terina
Lot 73
BRUTTIUM. Terina. Circa 350-300 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.58 g, 3 h). TEPI Head of nymph to right, wearing single pendant earring. Rev. Hare springing to right. HN III -. Holloway & Jenkins -. Apparently unpublished, but cf. Virzi pl. 38, 1139 (same obverse die, but with hare to left and attributed to Messana) = Leu 6, 49 (attributed to Terina). Perhaps unique with hare to right. A coin of great interest and excellent style. Some light tooling, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 74
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 495-480/78 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 8.75 g, 8 h). ΑΚΡΑ Eagle standing left with folded wings. Rev. Crab; below, crestless Corinthian helmet to left; all within circular incuse. SNG ANS 946 (same dies). SNG Lewis 288 (same dies). Westermark 200 (O73/R135). Sharply struck reverse. Light scuff on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 75
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 420-410 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 1.49 g, 8 h). AK Eagle standing right, clutching dead hare in its talons. Rev. Crab; fish to right below. HPGC2, 115. Westermark 562 (12/R15). Clear and with bright metal. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 76
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 420-406 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 27 mm, 11.00 g, 8 h), c. 413-406. AKPA Eagle right, clutching dead hare in its talons. Rev. Crab; above, fig leaf; below, crayfish swimming to left; around, six pellets. CNS 11. Cf. HGC 2, 136 (scallop below crayfish). Westermark 684 (3.O13/3.R14). Green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 77
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 420-406 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 25 mm, 13.34 g, 2 h), c. 413-406. IL...NON Eagle right, raising head and clutching fish(?) in its talons. Rev. Crab; above, fig leaf; below, crayfish swimming to left; around, six pellets. CNS 37. HGC 2, -. Westermark 697 (3.O23/3.R23). Dark brown surfaces. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Extremely rare
Lot 78
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 410-406 BC. Litra (Silver, 13.5 mm, 0.69 g, 9 h). ΑΚΡΑΓΑΝΤ-Ι-ΝΟΝ Two eagles standing right on dead hare, the nearer with closed wings and its head thrown back screaming in triumph, the further with wings open and head turned down, tearing at its prey with its beak. Rev. Crab with Α between its claws; below, grouper (polyprium cerium), with open jaws, swimming to right. Basel 263 (same dies). BMC 73-4 (same dies). Jameson 516 (same dies). Rizzo pl. 3, 6 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 829 (same dies). SNG Lockett 719 (same dies). Westermark, Akragas, 605 (O1/R1). Extremely rare. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 79
SICILY. Eryx. Circa 400-340 BC. Litra (Silver, 10 mm, 0.52 g, 4 h). Head of nymph left, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. 'RK (Punic) Cow standing left. Jenkins, Punic pl. 24, 24. SNG ANS 1348. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 80
SICILY. Eryx. Circa 330-260 BC. Onkion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 4.13 g, 3 h). Female head to left, wearing pendant earring and hair tied in a loose bun at the back. Rev. Horse standing right. Campana 52. CNS 21. HGC 2, 328. Attractive and with a dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 81
SICILY. Gela. Circa 480/75-475/70 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.68 g). CEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Rev. Wheel of four spokes. Jenkins 191. SNG ANS 40-1. Corrosion, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 82
SICILY. Gela. Circa 465-450 BC. Litra (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.49 g, 7 h). Horse walking right; above, wreath. Rev. ΓΕΛΑΣ Forepart of Acheloos as a man-headed bull to right. HGC 2, 373. Jenkins, Gela Group III. Attractive find patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 83
SICILY. Gela. Circa 425-420 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.12 g, 2 h). Nike driving quadriga walking to left; above, laurel wreath. Rev. ϹΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right; below, heron standing left. BMC 45 (same dies ). Jenkins Group VI, 400 (O83/R169). SNG Copenhagen 267 (same dies). An attractive and well-centered example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 84
SICILY. Gela. Circa 420-405 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.51 g, 9 h). Bull walking slowly to the right; above, olive branch with fruits; in exergue, three pellets. Rev. ΓΕΛΑΣ Horned head of youthful male river god (Gelas) to right, his hair laying flat. HGC 2, 380. Jenkins, Gela 527. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 85
SICILY. Himera. Circa 425-409 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.78 g, 7 h). Forepart of a human-headed creature to right, with beard, horn, wing and a lion’s paw; all within circle of dots. Rev. ΙΜ-ΕΡΑΙΟ-Ν Nude youth riding a prancing goat to left, holding whip in his right hand and goat’s horn in his left. HGC 2, 450. SNG ANS 174. Fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 86
SICILY. Himera. Circa 415-409 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.76 g, 10 h). IM-E Head of nymph to left, with six pellets (value mark) to left. Rev. Value mark within wreath with ties below. HGC 2, 479. Kraay, Group b, 3. SNG ANS 186. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 87
SICILY. Panormos (as Ziz). Circa 415-405 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 19 mm, 9.64 g). Cock standing to right. Rev. Three pellets. Calciati I, 2. HGC 2, 1054. Cleaned and repatinated, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 88
SICILY. Uncertain Roman mint. Circa 200-190 BC. As (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.84 g, 12 h), Lilybaion (?). Laureate head of Janus with denomination mark I above. Rev. NA/SO in two lines within wreath. BAR Issue 37. CNS 78 (Panormos). HGC 2, 1690. Quite nice for the issue. Well-centered with green patina and an attractive portrait of Janus. Minor roughness and a scratch on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 89
SICILY. Motya. Circa 405-397 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.68 g, 9 h). Gorgoneion with tongue protruding. Rev. 'MTV' (Punic) Palm tree. Jenkins, Punic pl. 23, 5. SNG ANS 503. Lightly toned. Scattered surface marks and deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 90
SICILY. Motya. Circa 405-397 BC. Litra (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.54 g, 7 h). Head of Arethusa facing slightly to right. Rev. Crab seen from above; fish above. Jenkins, Punic pl. 23, 6. SNG ANS 508. Porous, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 91
SICILY. Panormos (as Ziz). Circa 400-390 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.52 g, 2 h). ṢYṢ (in Punic) Quadriga galopping to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, to right, clam shell. Rev. Female head to right, her hair bound with a broad band, and wearing a simple necklace with a single pendant; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Jenkins, Punic 18. SNG Lloyd 1580 (same obverse die). With a rather bold reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 92
SICILY. Panormus. Triumviral period, circa 60-33 BC. As (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.63 g, 1 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right, scepter over shoulder. Rev. ΠANOPMITAN / C · D Tetrastyle temple. CNS 160. HGC 2, 1072. RPC I 636. SNG ANS 570-571. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 93
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 475/0-455/0 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.72 g, 7 h). ΣATΕΣZΑ ΖΙΒ Hound, the rivergod Krimisos, standing to right. Rev. Head of the nymph Aigeste to right, her hair bound with a taenia; all within circular incuse. Hurter 49 (V15/R27. SNG Copenhagen 570 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1173 (same dies). Porous, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 94
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 412/0-400 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 7.71 g, 5 h). Hound standing to right, with three grain ears in the background. Rev. ΣEΓEΣΤΑΙΟΝ (retrograde) Head of the nymph Segesta to right, with her hair tied in sakkos. HGC 2, 1152. Hurter 195 (V61/R110). Rizzo pl. 62, 11 (same dies). SNG ANS 645 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1187 HGC 2, 1152. Hurter 195 (V61/R110). Rizzo pl. 62, 11 (same dies). SNG ANS 645 (same dies). SNG Oxford 1878 (same dies). SNG Oxford 1878 (same dies). Excellent metal and with a very bold reverse. Some ghosting, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 95
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 540-515 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 8.55 g). Selinon leaf. Rev. Incuse square composed of twelve compartments, six sunken and, six raised. Arnold-Biucci Group I. HGC 2, 1209. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 96
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetras or Trionkion (Bronze, 22 mm, 12.14 g, 6 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Selinon leaf; three pellets around. CNS 4. HGC 2, 1233. Dark green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 97
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 450-440 BC. Pentonkion (Bronze, 22 mm, 11.11 g, 6 h). Head of Silenos facing. Rev. Krater; five pellets around. CNS 1. Gkikaki, Some new cast bronze coins from Selinus in Würzburg, SNR 96 (2018), 13. HGC 2, 1230. Dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 98
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetras or Trionkion (Bronze, 20 mm, 10.55 g, 9 h). Horned head of river god to left. Rev. Selinon leaf; three pellets around. CNS 6. HGC 2, 1234. Green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 99
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.77 g, 3 h), struck circa 485-470. Nude horseman riding to right. Rev. ΣYRAKOΣION Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, her hair tied up in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over the diadem. Boehringer 281 (O130/R194). BMFA 352 (same dies). HGC 2, 1360. Rough, corroded surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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