obolos 19
8 May 2021
Webauction
Lot 595
CILICIA. Karallia. Elagabalus, 218-222. Diassarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.68 g, 6 h), a. AY K M ANTΩNEI Laureate bust of Elagabalus to right, wearing aegis. Rev. KAPAΛΛΙΑΝΩΝ Athena standing right, holding downwardly pointing transverse spear in her right hand and shield with her left. Struck from the same dies as Savoca 32, 2019, 257, otherwise unpublished. A bold coin, struck from vigorously engraved dies of a provincial style, with an unusual heroic bust: the emperor's bare chest is covered solely by an aegis. Dark patina. Some traces of cleaning, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
The Finest of Six Known
Lot 596
CILICIA. Mopsouestia-Mopsos. Domitian, 81-96. Hemiassarion (Bronzed lead, 17 mm, 3.62 g, 12 h), dated year ΒΞΡ = 162 = 94/5. ΔΟΜΤΑΝΟΣ sic! ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΜΟΨEΑΤΩΝ ΕΤΟ ΒΞΡ Artemis standing to right, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder and holding bow. RPC 1745. Levante 1329. Extremely rare. The finest of only six known examples. A bold and splendid piece with a glossy, dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 597
CILICIA. Olba. Ajax, High Priest, AD 10-15. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.97 g, 9 h), year 2 = 11-12. Head of Ajax as Hermes to right, wearing close fitting cap. Rev. AIAN/TOΣ / ΤΕΥ/ΚΡΟΥ Β in four lines; arrow-head synbol in right field. RPC 3730. SNG BN 806. SNG Levante 633. Bluish-green patina with light deposits. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 598
CILICIA. Seleucia ad Calycadnus. Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 35 mm, 24.41 g, 6 h). AVT K M IOVΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC CE/B Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. CEΛEVKEΩN TΩ ΠPOC TΩ KAΛVKAΔNΩ EΛEVΘEPAC On the left, draped bust of Artemis-Tyche to right, wearing polos and with a cornucopiae behind, facing, on the right, laureate and draped bust of Apollo to left, with laurel branch before. SNG BN 1040. SNG Levante 778. Dark brown patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 599
CILICIA. Tarsus. Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Tridrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 9.00 g, 12 h), mid 120s. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΘΕ ΤΡΑ ΠΑΡ ΥΙ ΘΕ ΝΕΡ ΥΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CE Laureate bust of Hadrian to right, with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. TAPCEΩN MHTPOΠΟΛΕΩC Sandan, wearing tall headdress and long cloak, standing right on horned lion; he wears on his left side a bow-case and a sword crossing the bow-case; his right hand is raised and he holds a bipennis and wreath in his left. BMC 145. Prieur 768. RPC III 3267.3 (this coin). SNG Levante 996. Lightly toned and with an excellent provincial portrait of Hadrian. Minor metal flaws and roughness. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 600
CILICIA. Tarsus. Pupienus, 238. (Bronze, 36 mm, 28.22 g, 12 h). AYT KΑΙC M K Λ ΠΟYΠIHNON CЄB / Π - Π Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus to right. Rev. TAPCOY MHTPOΠOΛЄΩC A / M K Γ B Pupienus on horseback charging to right, holding spear in right hand which he thrusts at lion below. SNG Levante -. SNG BN 1631. Dark green-black patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Galerius Antoninus
Lot 601
CYPRUS. Koinon of Cyprus. Diva Faustina Senior, with Galerius Antoninus, Faustina died in 140/1, while Galerius must have died prior to 138. As (Bronze, 28 mm, 9.53 g, 1 h), probably minted in Rome for use in Cyprus. ΘEΑ ΦΑΥCΤEΙΝΑ Diademed and draped bust of Faustina Senior to right. Rev. Μ ΓΑΛEΡΙΟC ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟC ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟΥ ΥΙΟC Bareheaded and draped bust of Galerius Antoninus to right. Cf. Parks 22 (sestertius). RPC IV.3 Online temp. 3006. Rare depiction of Galerius Antoninus. Rough greenish-brown patina, smoothing in fields, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 602
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 1.86 g, 1 h), 58-60. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. Victory seated right on globe, holding wreath with both hands. BMC 409-410. Henseler 59a. RIC² 617. RPC 3645. Sydenham 82. Nicely toned and attractive. Minor porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 603
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, with Divus Claudius, 54-68. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.23 g, 12 h), c. 63-65. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMA Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. DIVOS CLAVD AVGVST GERMANIC PATER AVG Laureate head of Claudius to right. Ganschow 62a. RIC 622. RPC 3648. SNG von Aulock 6355. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 604
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Vespasian, with Titus, as Caesar, 69-79. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.17 g, 1 h), 76-77. ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΚΑΙCΑΡ ΟΥECΠΑCΙΑΝΟC CEΒΑCΤΟC Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΟΥECΠΑCΙΑΝΟC CEΒΑCΤΟΥ ΥΙΟC Laureate head of Titus to right. Ganschow 66b. RPC II 1650. Sydenham 102. With a well-modelled elderly portrait of Vespasian and a youthful one of Titus. A couple of small encrustions, graffito in reverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 605
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Hadrian, 117-138. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 6.41 g, 12 h), c. 128. AΔPIANOC CEBACTOC Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC Club. Henseler 178d. Metcalf 99. RPC 3109. Sydenham 280. SNG von Aulock 6421. Toned. Light porosity and scratches, deposits on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 606
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.97 g, 12 h), regnal year IΘ (19) of Septimius Severus = 210/211. AY KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right, with slight drapery over far shoulder. Rev. MHTPO KAICAP NEΩ / ET IΘ Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. BMC -. Henseler 456c (same dies). Sydenham, Caesarea -. Well-centered and sharply struck. Very rare type, with only one coin known to Henseler with the bust draped. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 607
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.15 g, 10 h), regnal year IΔ (14) of Caracalla and Γ (3) of Geta = shortly after 4 February 211. IOYΛIA ΔO-MNA AYΓ Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑ NEΩKO / IΔ Γ Nike advancing right, holding wreath in upraised right hand and palm branch in left. BMC 254. Henseler 521 a-b. Sydenham, Caesarea 446. Scarce type. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lovely portrait of Plautilla
Lot 608
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Plautilla, Augusta, 202-205. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 2.56 g, 10 h), regnal year IΓ (13) of Septimius Severus = 204-205. ΠΛΑΥΤΙΛΛΑ ΑΥΓΟΥC Draped bust of Plautilla to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAI (sic) / ET IΓ Mount Argaeus. Henseler 618b var. (reverse legend). Sydenham, Caesarea -. Lovely portrait of the unfortunate empress. Extremely rare type struck just before she was exiled by Caracalla to Sicily. Striking weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 609
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.30 g, 12 h), regnal year 14 = IΔ of Septimius Severus = 206-207. Λ CΕΠTI ΓΕTAC KAI Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAP / ET IΔ Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. Henseler 634. Sydenham Suppl. 497a var. (KA instead of KAI). Attractive. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 610
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tranquillina, 238-244. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.50 g, 12 h), struck under Gordian III, year Z = 7 = 243-244. CAB TPANKYΛΛINA AY Draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. MHTP KAI B NE Six grain ears bound together; ET Z across the field. Henseler 921c. Sydenham 621a. Nice for the issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 611
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 14.88 g, 12 h), dated year Λ = 30 of the Actian Era and Cos IΓ = XIII = 13 =2/1 BC. KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. ETOYΣ Λ NIKHΣ Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding palm branch in her right hand; below, half-length figure of rivergod Orontes swimming to right; in right field, monogram (= ΥΠΑTOY) and IΓ above monogram (= ANTIOXIEΩN). McAlee 185. Prieur 55. RPC 4156. Clear and lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 612
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 15.12 g, 11 h), dated during the 12th consulate = IB = 5 BC. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ Bare head of Augustus to right; monogram to upper right, IB (date) to lower right. Rev. ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΘΕΟΥ ΥΙΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding Nike in right hand and long scepter in left; two monograms to inner lower left; ΦΕ in exergue. McAlee 178a. Prieur 49. RPC 4150. Fine portrait. Unusually fine silver for type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 613
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Semis (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.21 g, 11 h), circa 5 BC-AD 1. AVGVST TR POT Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. S C within wreath of eight elements. McAlee 209a. RPC 4248. Fine style and with an attractive dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 614
Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Elagabalus, 218-222. 8 Assaria (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 23.26 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤOK Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CE Laureate, bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕ-ΩΝ ΜΗΤ ΚΟ / Δ - Ε / S - C The Tyche of Antioch seated on rocks to left; below her, river-god Orontes swimming to left; above her head, ram to left; in field above left, star. McAlee 802a. Attractive brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 615
Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Severus Alexander, 222-235. 8 Assaria (Bronze, 32 mm, 18.96 g, 11 h). ΑΥΤ K Μ ΑΥP CE AΛEΞAN CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Alexander Severus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕ-ΩΝ ΜΗΤ ΚΟ/ Δ - Ε / S - C The Tyche of Antioch seated on rocks to left; below left, river-god Orontes swimming to left; above her head, ram to left. McAlee 825c . Well struck and nicely centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 616
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 12.26 g, 11 h), 238-240. AYTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞ OYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, his head turned to left, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 260. Prieur 282. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Very rare
Lot 617
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 12.45 g, 12 h), 238-240. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΟVCΙΑC / S C Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 871. Prieur 290. Very rare issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 618
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 11.82 g, 12 h), 246. AVTOK K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOY CEB Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ΔHMAΡX EΞOYCIAC / S - C / MON VRB Eagle with spread wings standing facing, head to left and holding wreath in beak; to upper right, Α. McAlee 901a. Prieur 305. A well-struck example. Flan flaw on obverse, light deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 619
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.34 g, 1 h), 244. AYTOK K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, seen from behind. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing left on palm branch, with spread wings and wreath in its beak. McAlee 893. Prieur 313. Sharp strike with a fine left-facing portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 620
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 10.68 g, 10 h), 247. AYTOK K M IOYΛΙ ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΔHMAΡX EΞOΥCIAC ΥΠΑΤΟ Γ/ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C Eagle standing left, head turned to right, with spread wings and wreath in its beak. McAlee 909. Prieur 370. Very rare variety according to McAlee. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 621
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 10.43 g, 6 h), 247. ΜΑΡ ΙΟVΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΚΕCΑΡ Bareheaded and draped bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Γ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle with spread wings standing facing to right, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 1022. Prieur 392. Fine portrait of Philip. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 622
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 11.96 g, 12 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Γ / ANTIOXIA S C Eagle standing to left, with his wings spread, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 954a. Prieur 433. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 623
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan Decius, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 10.97 g, 12 h), 1st officina. AVT K Γ ME KY TPAIANOC ΔEKIOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right; below, •. Rev. DHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / SC Eagle standing to left on palm frond, with his wings spread, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 1106a. Prieur 503. RPC IX 1611. Extremely rare - only the McAlee and Prieur specimens cited in the RPC. Sharp strike. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Extremely rare variety
Lot 624
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 11.97 g, 6 h), 1st officina, 250-251. EPENNIA TPOYCKIΛΛA (sic) CEB Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right; pellet below. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing to right on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1167A. Prieur 616A (1 specimen). RPC IX 1697. Extremely rare. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Light scratch and minor porosity on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 625
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27.5 mm, 13.44 g, 12 h), 5th officina, 250-251. EPENN ETPOY ME KY ΔEKIOC KECAP Bareheaded and draped bust of Herenius Etruscus to right; five pellets below. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing to left on palm branch, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1153e. Prieur 636. RPC IX 1755. Shaprly struck and well-centered. Minor deposiuts on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 626
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 12.05 g, 11 h), Z = 7th officina, 251. AYTOK K Γ ΟΥΙΒ ΤΡΕΒ ΓΑΛΛΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right; below, Z. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; Z between legs. McAlee 1172g. Prieur 689. RPC IX 1812. Fine portrait and a sharp strike. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 627
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Volusian, 251-253. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 12.81 g, 6 h), 1st officina. ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Γ ΑΦΙΝ ΓΑΛ ΟΥEΝΔ ΟΥΟΛΟΥCCΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right; below, pellet. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, with wings spread, head turned to right, holding wreath in beak; between legs, A. McAlee 1187a. Prieur 693. RPC IX 1789. Rare - Prieur records just eight examples. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 628
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan Decius, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 28 mm, 10.09 g, 5 h), 3rd officina. ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕ ΚΥ ΔΕΚΙΟC ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right; below, three pellets. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡX ΕΞΟΥCΙΑC / S C Eagle standing right on palm branch, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1125c. Prieur 581. Well centered with a sharp strike. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 629
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Laodicea ad Mare. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.18 g, 12 h), struck c. 209-211. •ΑΥΤ•ΚΑΙ• •CΕΟΥΗΡΟC• •CΕ• Laureate and draped bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ• ΕΞ• ΥΠΑΤΟC •TO•Γ• Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left with a wreath in his beak; between legs, eight-rayed star. Prieur 1163. SNG Copenhagen 360. With a very "oriental" portrait of Severus. A few minor deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 630
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Laodicea ad Mare. Caracalla, with Plautilla, 202-205. (Bronze, 30 mm, 19.88 g, 12 h). IMP CAES · M[...] AVC · · P · ET · FVL ILAV (sic) Jugate busts of Caracalla, radiate, draped, and cuirassed, and Plautilla, draped, to right; in the field to right, before the busts, two countermarks: COL and CΑΓ, both within rectangular indents. Rev. IVDIC · COLONE A ACTR [...] Artemis Brauronia advancing right, stag at her side to left, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder with her right hand, and holding bow in her left. Lindgren & Kovacs A2088B. Cf. Myer 102 (V2/R-). For countermarks: Howgego 581 and 586. Brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 631
SYRIA, Decapolis. Canata. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.31 g, 12 h), year 157 = 194-195. ΔOMITI KAICAP Laureate head of Domitian to left. Rev. KANATA / ZNP Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to left. Rosenberger 3. RPC 2092. Spijkerman 4. Dark green patina; unusually clear example for this often crude issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
RPC Plate Coin
Lot 632
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Damascus. Time of Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Hemiassarion or Semis (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.68 g, 12 h), dated Seleukid year ΓΠΣ = 283 = 30/29 BC. Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right, with bow and quiver over his shoulder. Rev. ΔΑΜΑΣΚΗΝΩΝ L ΓΠΣ Athena standing, facing, with spear and shield; around, laurel wreath. RPC 4787.4 (this coin illustrated). RPC Online 4787.4 (this coin) De Saulcy 8. DCA 501. Scarce. Overlaid by earthen encrustations. Uncleaned as found. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 633
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Heliopolis. Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 27 mm, 13.36 g, 6 h). IMP CAES M IVL PHILIPPVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. COL IVL AVG FEL / HEL Fortuna standing facing, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae with left, flanked by male figures each holding a torch in upraised hand; all within billowing canopy held by two female figures on pedestal. RPC VIII Online 6484 (unassigned ID). SNG Copenhagen 434. Dark patina with earthen highlights. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Europa in Sidon..
Lot 634
PHOENICIA. Sidon. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 14.82 g, 7 h), 215-217. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CE Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡ EΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC Δ Eagle with spread wings standing facing, head to left, holding wreath with his beak; between legs, Europa riding bull to right, holding a billowing veil above with both hands. Prieur 1356. An unusual mythological mint mark, and very rare with Prieur recording just six examples. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 635
PHOENICIA. Tyre. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.42 g, 5 h), 213-215. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CΕ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; below feet, club to right; between legs, murex. Prieur 1551. Well-struck. Minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
The Walls of Jerusalem
Lot 636
JUDAEA. Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem). Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 11.13 g, 6 h). IMP ANTONINVS AVG P P P Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CO AE CA Turreted and draped bust of the Tyche of Jerusalem to right. BMC 6-10. Kadman 16. Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina 21. Rosenberger 11. RPC Online 6396. SNG ANS 598-600. A lovely coin, sharply struck in high relief, with an excellent portrait of Tyche, and with a beautiful black patina. Usual flan cracks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 637
JUDAEA. Neapolis. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.35 g, 11 h), year Ч = 90 = 161/162. ΑYΤOΚ ΚΑΙ ΑYΡ ΟY-ΗΡOC CEΒ Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. ΦΛ ΝEΑC ΠΟΛE CYΡΙΑC ΠΑΛAIC Cult statue of Zeus Heliopolites/Baal of Neapolis standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding whip with his right hand and two ears of corn with his left, between two foreparts of bulls, ЄT-Ч across field. RPC IV.3 9806. Rosenberger 22. Sofaer 61. An expressive portrait, beautiful black patina with natural encrustations. Light cleaning marks on obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 638
MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Macrinus, 217-218. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.54 g, 6 h). A K MO (MA)KPINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΟΜEΔECCΑ Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right, the whole within laurel wreath. BMC 47-51. SNG Milan 56. Rare type. Sandy-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 639
MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Gordian III, with Abgar X Phraates, 238-244. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.87 g, 5 h). AΥTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind; to right, star. Rev. ABΓAPOC BACIΛEΥC Crowned and draped bust of Abgar X to right, seen from front; to left, star. BMC 144. SNG Copenhagen 228. Fine eastern style. Minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 640
MESOPOTAMIA. Nisibis. Gordian III, with Tranquillina, 238-244. Oktassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 17.16 g, 6 h). AYTOK K M AN ΓOPΔIANON CAB TPANKYIΛΛAN CEB Confronted busts of Gordian III, laureate, draped and cuirassed to right, and diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina to left. Rev. CEΠ KOΛON NECIBI METPO Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain ears; below, river god swimming left; above, Aries left. BMC 14. SNG Copenhagen 238. Brown patina. Die-shift on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare obol from Alexandria
Lot 641
EGYPT. Alexandria. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Obol (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.89 g, 12 h), year ΛΘ = 39 = 9/10. Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. L ΛΘ within oak wreath, tied below. BMC 14. RPC 5048. Dattari 39. Pleasing portrait. Very rare and perhaps the finest known example. Slightly rough reverse, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 642
EGYPT. Alexandria. Nero & Poppaea, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 11.54 g, 12 h), regnal year IA = 11 of Nero = 64-65. NEPΩ KΛAY KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AY Radiate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ / L IA Draped bust of Poppaea to right. Dattari (Savio) 197-8. K&G 14.85. Köln 168-9. RPC I 5280. Clear and attractive; toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare tetradrachm of Domitian from Alexandria
Lot 643
EGYPT. Alexandria. Domitian, 81-96. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26.5 mm, 12.49 g, 12 h), regnal year H = 8 of Domitian = 88-89. AYT KAIΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. L H Athena standing facing, head to left, holding Nike in her extended right hand, and resting left on grounded shield at her side. Dattari (Savio) 435bis. Emmett 237.8 (R5). K&G 24.77. Köln -. RPC II 2548. Extremely rare - just four examples cited in the RPC and only one example in CoinArchives. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Extremely Rare type
Lot 644
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 23.60 g, 11 h), regnal year 19 = 134-135. AYT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L ENNEA K Δ Serapis, holding scepter in right hand, seated facing, head right, on ram advancing right with head left. Dattari (Savio) 7780 = Emmett 1035.19. Köln -. K&G -. Milne -. RPC III 6033. Dark green patina. Extremely rare type, with only four coins recorded by the RPC editors. Surfaces a little rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 645
EGYPT. Alexandria. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Tetradrachm (Billon, 23 mm, 12.60 g, 12 h), year Γ = 3 = 223-224. A KAI MAP AYP CEYHP AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC EYCEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. Homonoia standing facing, head to left, raisng her right hand and holding double cornucopia with her left hand; in field to left, LΓ. Dattari (Savio) 4305. K&G 62.37. Köln 2416. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 646
EGYPT. Alexandria. Aurelian, 270-275. Tetradrachm (Potin, 21 mm, 10.33 g, 12 h), year E = 5 = 273-274. A K Λ ΔOM AYPHΛIANOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. ETOYC E Eagle with spread wings standing slightly to left, head turned to right, holding wreath in his beak; star on the upper left field. Dattari (Savio) 5490. K&G 106.40. Köln 3087. A well struck example with a pleasing brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 647
EGYPT. Alexandria. Severina, Augusta, 270-275. Tetradrachm (Potin, 20 mm, 8.57 g, 11 h), year Z = 7 of Aurelian = 275. OYΛΠ CEYHPINA CEB Diademed and draped bust of Severina to right. Rev. ETOYC Z Elpis advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and lifting hem of skirt with her left. Dattari (Savio) 5502. K&G 107.10. Köln 3108. Greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 648
EGYPT. Alexandria. Maximianus, 286-305. Tetradrachm (Billon, 19 mm, 7.83 g, 1 h), year 9 = 293/294. ΜΑΞΙΜΙΑΝΟC CƐΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. L EΝΑΤΟΥ Elpis standing facing, her head to left, holding lotus-blossom with her right hand and raising the hem of her chiton with her left. Dattari (Savio) 10713. Sharp details and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 649
Anonymous, circa 300/280-276 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.03 g, 9 h), uncertain mint (Neapolis?). Helmeted head of Mars to left; oak spray to right. Rev. Horse’s head to right, wearing bridle, on base inscribed ROMANO; to left, stalk of grain. Crawford 13/1. HN III 266. Sydenham 1. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 650
Anonymous, Circa 260 BC. Litra (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.16 g, 4 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Minerva to left. Rev. ROMANO Head of bridled horse to right. Crawford 17/1a. HN III 278. Sydenham 3. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 651
Anonymous, Circa 241-235 BC. Litra (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.95 g, 6 h), Rome. Beardless head of Mars to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. ROMA Head of bridled horse to right; sickle to left. Crawford 25/3. Sydenham 26. Dark green patina. Marks and corrosion on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 222 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 652
Anonymous, circa 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 25 mm, 5.97 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate janiform head. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter in his left hand and hurling his thunderbolt from his right, standing right in a quadriga, driven to the right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet inscribed with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 29/3. Sydenham 64A. Light porosity, lamination flaw on reverse, smoothing in obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 653
Anonymous, 217-215 BC. Sextans (Bronze, 30 mm, 27.65 g, 6 h), Rome. Head of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasus; above, two pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow of galley right; below, two pellets. Crawford 38/5. Sydenham 85. Green patina. Light porosity on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 654
Anonymous, Circa 217-215 BC. Sextans (Bronze, 31 mm, 29.11 g, 10 h), Rome. Head of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasus; above, two pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow of galley right; below, two pellets. Crawford 38/5. Sydenham 85. Well centered with a dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Pedigreed to Leo Hamburger 96, in 1932
Lot 655
Anonymous, Circa 217-215 BC. Uncia (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.89 g, 11 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to left; pellet behind. Rev. ROMA Prow of gally right; pellet below. Crawford 38/6. Sydenham 86. Excellent centering and strike, with an attractive green patina. Some earthen deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 656
Anonymous, circa 217-215 BC. Semuncia (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.94 g, 1 h), Rome. Head of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasos. Rev. ROMA Prow to right with club on side. Crawford 38/7. Sydenham 87. Green patina. Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
From the Prof. Dr. Giorgio Giorgi, sold by Ratto in 1955
Lot 657
Anonymous, Circa 217-215 BC. Sextans (Bronze, 29.5 mm, 22.18 g, 3 h), Rome. She-wolf standing to right, head turned back, suckling the twins Remus and Romulus; in exergue, two pellets. Rev. ROMA Eagle standing right, holding flower in beak; above to left, two pellets. Crawford 39/3. RBW 107. Sydenham 95. A clear example with a dark olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 658
Anonymous, Circa 215-212 BC. Triens (Bronze, 28 mm, 16.21 g, 12 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Minerva to right; above, four pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; below, four pellets. Crawford 41/7b. Sydenham 105. Black patina. Light roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Pedigreed to Leo Hamburger 96, in 1932
Lot 659
Anonymous, Circa 214 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 28 mm, 13.73 g, 8 h), Sicilian mint. Head of Hercules to right, wearing boar's skin headdress; behind, three pellets. Rev. ROMA Bull charging to right, above serpent to right; above, grain-ear and three pellets. Crawford 42/2. Sydenham -. Dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 660
Anonymous, Circa 214 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 29 mm, 15.55 g, 9 h), Sicilian mint. Head of Hercules to right, wearing boar's skin headdress; behind, mark of value (•••). Rev. ROMA Bull charging to right, above serpent to right; above, grain-ear and mark of value (•••). Crawford 42/2. Sydenham -. nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 661
Anonymous, Circa 214 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 26 mm, 15.25 g, 7 h), Sicilian mint. Head of Hercules to right, wearing boar's skin headdress; behind, mark of value (•••). Rev. ROMA Bull charging to right, above serpent to right; above, grain-ear and mark of value (•••). Crawford 42/2. Sydenham -. Dark green patina with light earthen deposits. Some tooling in the patina on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 662
Anonymous, after 211 BC. As (Bronze, 32 mm, 33.83 g, 7 h), Rome. I Laureate head of Janus. Rev. I / ROMA Prow to right. Crawford 56/2. Sydenham 143. Quite worn but without significant problems. Fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 663
Anonymous, after 211 BC. As (Bronze, 35.5 mm, 48.42 g, 3 h), Rome. I Laureate head of Janus. Rev. I / ROMA Prow to right. Crawford 56/2. Sydenham 143. Dark greenish-black patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 664
Anonymous, after 211 BC. As (Bronze, 36 mm, 40.21 g, 7 h), Rome. I Laureate head of Janus. Rev. I / ROMA Prow to right. Crawford 56/2. Sydenham 143. Green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 665
Anonymous, circa 206-195 BC. Semis (Bronze, 29 mm, 17.70 g, 9 h), Uncertain Italian mint. Laureate head of Saturn to right; behind, S. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; above, S. Crawford 56/3. Sydenham 302a. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 666
Anonymous, circa 206-195 BC. Semis (Bronze, 28 mm, 16.82 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Saturn to right; behind, S. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; above, S;. Crawford 56/3. Sydenham 143a. Green patina. Slightly porous and with scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 667
Anonymous, circa 206-195 BC. Light weight Semis (Bronze, 26 mm, 12.92 g, 3 h), Rome. Laureate head of Saturn to right; behind, S. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; above, S. Crawford 56/3. Sydenham 143a. Olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 668
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Triens (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.29 g, 1 h), Uncertain mint. Helmeted head of Minerva to right; above, four pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; below, four pellets. Crawford 56/4. Sydenham 143b. Well centered with wide margins. Green and brown patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 669
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.97 g, 8 h), Rome. Head of Hercules to right, wearing lion skin; behind, three pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; below, three pellets. Crawford 56/5. RBW 209. Sydenham 143c. Dark green patina. A little rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 670
Anonymous, 211-208 BC. Semis (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 15.94 g, 6 h), Uncertain mint in Sicily. Laureate head of Saturn to right; behind, S. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; above, grain ear and S; to right, C. Crawford 69/3b. Sydenham 310b. Dark green patina. A few cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 671
Anonymous, 211-208 BC. Triens (Bronze, 23 mm, 11.35 g, 9 h), Grain ear and KA series, Sicilian mint. Helmeted head of Minerva right; four pellets above. Rev. ROMA Prow of galley right; grain ear above, (KA) to right. Crawford 69/4a. Sydenham 310c. Brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 672
Anonymous, 211-208 BC. Sextans (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.15 g, 4 h), Corn-ear and KA series, Sicilian mint. Draped bust of Mercury right, wearing winged petasus; above, two pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow of galley right; above, grain ear; to right, KA monogram. Crawford 69/6a; Sydenham 310d. Green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 673
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Triens (Bronze, 26 mm, 11.68 g, 3 h), Uncertain mint. Helmeted head of Minerva to right; above, four pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; below, four pellets. Crawford 72/6; Sydenham 195b. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 674
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Triens (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.68 g, 8 h), Luceria. Helmeted head of Minerva to right; above, four pellets. Rev. ROMA Prow to right; to right, L (retrograde); below, four pellets. Cf. Crawford 97/25. Sydenham -. Dark green patina. very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 675
P. Maenius, 194-190 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.85 g, 7 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, denomination mark. Rev. P · (MAE) / ROMA The Dioscuri, each holding spear in right hand and reins with left, on horseback right. Babelon (Maenia) 1. Crawford 138/1. Sydenham 351. Light surface corrosion on the highest points, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 676
Anonymous, 157-156 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.57 g, 4 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Victory, holding whip in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping biga to right. Crawford 197/1a. RSC Anonymous 6. Sydenham 376. Lightly toned. A few scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 677
Atilius Saranus, 155 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.40 g, 12 h), Rome. Head of Hercules right, wearing lion's skin headdress; behind, three pellets. Rev. SAR / ROMA Prow of galley right; to right, three pellets. Crawford 199/5. Sydenham 378c. Green patina with earthen deposits; nice, clear strike. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 678
Spurius Afranius, 150 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.76 g, 1 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. S AFRA / ROMA Victory, holding reins in right hand and wreath in left, driving galloping biga to right. Babelon (Afrania) 1. Crawford 206/1. Sydenham 388. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 679
M. Atilius Saranus, 148 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.54 g, 3 h), Rome. SAR(AN) Helmeted head of Roma to right; X below chin. Rev. M · ATE / ROMA The Dioscuri on horseback riding right. each holding couched lance in right hand. Babelon (Atilia) 8. Crawford 214/1c. Sydenham 308d. Attractively toned. Surface metal chipping along edges, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 680
L. Cupiennius, 147 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.45 g, 4 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, cornucopiae; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. L · C(VP) / ROMA The Dioscuri riding right, each holding couched lance in right hand. Babelon (Cupienna) 1. Crawford 218/1. Sydenham 404. Perfectly centered with attractive toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 681
L. Julius, 141 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.89 g, 9 h), Rome. XVI Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · I(VL)I / ROMA The Dioscuri, each holding spear in his right hand, on horseback right. Babelon (Julia) 1. Crawford 224/1. Sydenham 443. Good strike and centering. Some cleanable earthen deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 682
Cn. Gellius, 138 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.11 g, 2 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; X behind; all within laurel wreath. Rev. CN · GEL / ROMA Mars driving galloping quadriga right, grasping Nerio beside him with right arm and holding shield on left. Babelon (Gellia) 1. Crawford 232/1. Sydenham 434. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 683
P. Aelius Paetus, 138 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.69 g, 7 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. P · PAETVS / ROMA The Dioscuri, each holding couched lance in his right hand, riding right. Babelon (Aelia) 3. Crawford 233/1. Sydenham 455. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 684
Ti. Veturius, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.94 g, 1 h), Rome. TI (VET) Helmeted and draped bust of Mars to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Oath-taking scene: Youth kneeling left, looking right, between two soldiers, each of them holding spear in their left hands and sword in their right hands which touches a pig held by the youth. Babelon (Veturia) 1. Crawford 234/1. Sydenham 527. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 685
Ti. Veturius, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.97 g, 3 h), Rome. TI (VET) Helmeted and draped bust of Mars to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Oath-taking scene: Youth kneeling left, looking right, between two soldiers, each of them holding spear in their left hands and sword in their right hands which touches a pig held by the youth. Babelon (Veturia) 1. Crawford 234/1. Sydenham 527. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 686
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.85 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX · PO FOSTLVS / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, the shepherd Faustulus standing to right; in background, birds in a fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1. Crawford 235/1c. Sydenham 461a. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 687
Cn. Lucretius Trio, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.84 g, 7 h), Rome. TRIO Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, X. Rev. CN LVCR / ROMA The Dioscuri on horseback right, each holding spear in his right hand. Babelon (Lucretia) 1. Crawford 237/1a. Sydenham 450. Nice old collection toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 688
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.69 g, 3 h), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; denomination mark below chin. Rev. L · (ANTE)S / ROMA Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand, scepter and reins in left, driving galloping quadriga right. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. Sydenham 451. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 689
C. Servilius M.f, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.79 g, 6 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, wreath; below to left, denomination mark. Rev. C · SERVEILI · M · F The Dioscuri riding apart. Babelon (Servilia) 1. Crawford 239/1. Sydenham 525. Numerous surface dings, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 690
C. Servilius M.f, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.88 g, 5 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, wreath. Rev. C · SERVEILI · M · F The Dioscuri riding apart. Babelon (Servilia) 1. Crawford 239/1. Sydenham 525. Light scratches, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 691
L. Trebanius, 135 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.96 g, 12 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X (denomination mark). Rev. L · (TR)EB(AN)I / ROMA Jupiter driving quadriga to right, holding scepter and reins in his left hand and preparing to hurl thunderbolt with his right. Babelon (Trabania) 1. Crawford 241/1a. Sydenham 456. Nicely toned. Earthen deposits mainly on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An attractive example with an intriguing reverse
Lot 692
C. Augurinus, 135 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.85 g, 10 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; X below chin. Rev. C · A-VG Ionic column surmounted by statue; at base, two stalks of grain; on left, L. Minucius Augurinus standing right, holding patera and resting left foot on modius; on right, M. Minucius Faesus standing left, holding lituus in his right hand. Babelon (Minucia) 3. Crawford 242/1. Sydenham 463. Attractively struck, well centered and nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 693
M. Marcius Mn.f, 134 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 5 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; behind, modius; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. M - (MAR) - C / RO - MA Victory driving galloping biga to right, holding the reins in her left hand and a whip in her right; below, two grain ears. Babelon (Marcia) 8. Crawford 245/1. Sydenham 500. Bold strike with lively horses. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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