obolos 19
8 May 2021
Webauction
Lot 1126
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Amir Ghazi, AH 497-528 / AD 1104-1134. Dirhem (Bronze, 29.5 mm, 8.20 g, 11 h). Nimbate bust of Christ facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. Obscure legend in three lines within dotted circle. Butak 104.Casanova pl. 111, 1-2. Schlumberger 3-5. Whelan Type A. Cf. Obolos 17 lot 872 for a similar reverse. Brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1127
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Malik Muhammad, AH 528-536 / AD 1134-1142. Fals (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 4.66 g, 10 h). KAI AN/ATOΛHC / MAΧAM/AT in four lines. Rev. +/O MME/ΛIKIC Π/ACHC PΩ/MANIAC in four lines. Album 1238. Whelan Type A, pl. 16, 2. Strong strike. Off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1128
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Dhu'l-Qarnayn, AH 547-557 / AD 1152-1162. Dirhem (Bronze, 33 mm, 8.37 g, 1 h), AH 553-554 (AD 1158-1159). OMEΓAC AMHPAC ΔΟΛ XAPNAI (blundered) Arabic inscription in three lines, stating the name and titles of Dhu'l-Qarnayn. Rev. INΔIKTIONOC ΔEVTEPIC (blundered) Crude bearded and draped male bust to right, the hair combed to the back and tied in a bun. Album 1240. Artuk 1186. Butak 110. Casanova pl. III, 10. Whelan Type A. Tevhid 117. Well struck. Light porosity and pierces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1129
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Nasir al-Din Muhammad, first reign, AH 557-565 / AD 1162-1170. Fals (Bronze, 33 mm, 10.36 g, 6 h). Emperor standing facing, holding labarum in right hand and anexikakia in left. Rev. Crude cursive legend in four lines give the names and titles of Nasir al-Din Muhammad. Artuk 1187. Butak 111. Casanova pl. IV, 1-2. Cf. Tevhid 118. Whelan Type A. Coppery-brown surfaces. A few scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1130
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Shams al-Din Isma'il, AH 559-567 / AD 1164-1172. Fals (Bronze, 33 mm, 9.65 g, 5 h). Arabic legend in three lines giving the name and titles of Shams al-Din Isma'il. Rev. Male figure seated facing on an arch-shaped throne within dotted circle; continuations of titles in outer margins. Album 1247. Whelan Type A. Dark patina with heavy earthen deposits. Scratch on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1131
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Najm al-Din Alpi, AH 547-572 / AD 1152-1176. Dirhem (Bronze, 30.5 mm, 13.82 g, 3 h), unlisted mint, possibly Mardin. Diademed Seleukid-style bust to right; laqab of Alpi across neck. Rev. Name and ancestors of Alpi: 'Îl-Ghazi/ Malik al-umarâ / Abû al-Muzaffar / Alpî bin (in Arabic) in four lines; to right and left, Timurtash bin / bin Artuq' (in Arabic). Album 1827. S&S Type 27. Fine portrait and strike. Black surfaces. Light roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1132
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II, AH 572-580 / AD 1176-1184. Dirham (Bronze, 29 mm, 9.24 g, 12 h), imitating coins of Constantine I "the Great", unlisted mint, possibly Mardin. Diademed head to right, looking upwards, within pellet quadrate border; around, Arabic inscription stating the ancestors of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Rev. Arabic inscription in five lines, stating the name and titles of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Album 1828.1. S&S Type 31.1. Well-centered and with a dark brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1133
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II, AH 572-580 / AD 1176-1184. Dirham (Bronze, 30 mm, 10.89 g, 9 h), imitating coins of Constantine I "the Great", unlisted mint, possibly Mardin. Diademed head to right, looking upwards, within pellet quadrate border; around, Arabic inscription stating the ancestors of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Rev. Arabic inscription in five lines, stating the name and titles of Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II. Album 1828.1. S&S Type 31.1. Overstruck with partial legend from the undertype showing clearly. Very fine.
Current Bid: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1134
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirham (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.59 g, 6 h), Hisn Kayfa or Amid mint, dated AH 559 = 1163/4 AD . Crowned, bearded, and draped half-length Byzantine-style bust facing, wearing crown with pendilia. Rev. Half-length figure facing slightly left; in outer margin, the name and title of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan. Album 1820.5. S&S 5. Very rare type. With a contemporary piercing, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1135
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond III, 1163-1201. Denier (Silver, 17 mm, 1.02 g, 12 h). + BOAИVИDVS Helmeted bust of Bohemond III to left, wearing chain mail composed of crescents; crescent and five-pointed star flanking bust. Rev. + ANTIOCHIA Cross pattée, crescent pointing downwards in second angle. CCS 68a. Metcalf, Crusades Class D, 395-8. Brush marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Bearded Bohemond
Lot 1136
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond III, 1163-1201. Denier (Silver, 18 mm, 0.99 g, 6 h). + BOAMVИDVS Helmeted bust of Bohemond III to right, bearded, wearing chain mail composed of crescents; crescent and five-pointed star flanking bust. Rev. + AMTIOCHIA Cross pattée, crescent pointing downwards in second angle. CCS 52. Metcalf, Crusades class A, 361-5. Very fine.
Current Bid: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare variety with the pellet beneath the star
Lot 1137
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond III, 1163-1201. Denier (Silver, 18.5 mm, 1.01 g, 2 h). + BOAИVHDVS Helmeted bust of Bohemond III to left, wearing chain mail composed of crescents; crescent and five-pointed star with pellet beneath flanking bust. Rev. + AИTIOCИIA Cross pattée, crescent pointing downwards in second angle. CCS 66b. Metcalf, , Crusades -. Rare variety with the pellet beneath the star. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 1138
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohémond III, 1163-1201. Denier (Billon, 18.5 mm, 1.00 g, 3 h). + BOAHVИDVS Helmeted bust of Bohemond III to left, wearing chain mail composed of crescents; crescent and five-pointed star flanking bust. Rev. + AИTIOCHIA Cross pattée, crescent pointing downwards in second angle. CCS 68a. Metcalf, Crusades Class D, 395-8. Slight doubling on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 1139
CRUSADERS. Lordship of Mytilene (Lesbos). Jacopo Gattilusio, 1404-1428. Grosseto (Silver, 13 mm, 1.05 g, 9 h), Mytilene mint. + AGNVS AIVVA✶ ROS✶A Agnus Dei. Rev. + DOMINVS✶ METELINV The coat of arms of the Palaeologos family within dotted circle. Metcalf -. Schlumberger pl. XVI, 15. Tzamalis Φ 229. Wäckerlin -. Rare. Crude strike, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1140
CRUSADERS. Knights of Rhodes (Knights Hospitallers). Roger of Pins, 1355-1365. Gigliato (Silver, 29 mm, 3.73 g, 6 h). +F•ROGIЄRIVS• D• PINIBVS•DI• GRA•M Roger of Pins kneeling and praying before patriarchal cross; in right field, pinecone. Rev. +OSPITAL:S: IOhIS: IRLN: QT:ROD Floreate cross. Cf. CCS 17. Metcalf, Crusades 1194-1195. Schlumberger, Orient pl.IX, 20. Tzamalis Φ 127. Nice round flan without the typical edge splits. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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