obolos 2
14 June 2015
Webauction
Lot 219
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Tiberius, 14-37. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.81 g 12), 33-34. TI CAES AVG P M TR P XXXV Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. DRVSVS CAES TI AVG F COS II TR P IT (?) Bare head of Drusus to left. BMC 171f. RIC 86f. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 221
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Caligula, 37-41. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.82 g 1), 37-38. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS Bare head of Caligula to right. Rev. IMPERATOR PONT MAX AVG TR POT Simpulum and lituus. BMC 102. RIC 63. Very rare. Obverse rather corroded, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 229
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 1.79 g 12), c. 56-58. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. Victory standing right, her right foot on a globe, inscribing shield propped on her right knee. Cohen 351. RIC I 618. RPC 3646. Sydenham 83. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 230
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea. Nero, 54-68. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 1.73 g 11), 58-60. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ARME - NIAC Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. RIC 616. RPC 3644. Sydenham, Caesarea 81. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 231
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, 54-68. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 7.32 g 11), with Divus Claudius, 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. Sydenham, Caesarea 68. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 335 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 235
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Galba, 68-69. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 15.01 g 1), 68. AYTOKPATWP CEBACTOC ΓAΛBAC KAICAP Laureate head of Galba to right; before, star. Rev. ETOYC NEOY IEPOY A Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, with his wings spread; to left, palm frond. McAlee 305. Prieur 96. RPC 4196. With a powerful portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 243
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Vespasian, 69-79. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 1.97 g 12). AYTOKP KAICAP OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBA Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Metcalf 17. RPC 1659. Sydenham, Caesarea 94. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 244
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Vespasian, 69-79. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 6.88 g 12), 76-77. AYTOKPA KAICAP OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. NIKH CEBACTH Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Metcalf, Caesarea 1. RPC 1648. Sydenham, Caesarea 90. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 245
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Vespasian, 69-79. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 6.90 g 1), with Titus Caesar, 76-77. AYTOKPA KAICAP OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. AYTO KAI OYЄCΠACIANOC CЄBACTOY YIOC Laureate head of Titus to right. Metcalf 4. RPC 1650. Sydenham, Caesarea 102. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 251
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.18 g 6), struck under Vespasian, 76-77. KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOY YIOC Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. OMONOIA CЄBACTH Homonoia seated left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and scepter in her left. Metcalf 11. RPC 1657. Sydenham, Caesarea 113a. Attractively toned and of particularly nice style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 257
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Domitian, 81-96. Didrachm (Silver, 22mm, 6.73 g 6). AVT KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOC ΓЄPM Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. Domitian standing in triumphal quadriga moving slowly to right. Metcalf 20. RPC II 1666. Sydenham 121. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 260
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nerva, 96-98. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 6.85 g 6), 96-98. AYTOKPAT NЄPOYAC KAICAP CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. YΠATOY TЄTAPTOY Club set on ground. Metcalf, Caesarea 45. Sydenham, Caesarea 153. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 261
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan, 98-117. Didrachm (Silver, 22mm, 6.92 g 6), 98-99. AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄRM Laureate bust of Trajan to right, wearing slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ B Draped bust of Baalat-Hera left, wearing calathus, holding scepter in her right hand and papyrus roll (?) in her left. BMC 47. McAlee 482. Metcalf, Caesarea 58. Sydenham, Caesarea 174. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 263
ARABIA, Bostra. Trajan, 98-117. Tridrachm (Silver, 24mm, 10.37 g 7), 112-114. AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄRM ΔAK Laureate bust of Trajan to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤO ζ Aquila between two signa; that to the left surmounted by wreath, that to the right by hand. SNG ANS 1162. Sydenham, Caesarea 224. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 264
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Trajan, 98-117. Didrachm (Silver, 22mm, 6.90 g 7), 112-117. AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄRM ΔAK Laureate head of Trajan to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟ ζ Bust of Artemis left, wearing chiton, holding spear in her right hand and patera in her left. Sydenham, Caesarea, 197. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 182 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 267
THRACE, Perinthus. Trajan, 98-117. Diassarion (Bronze, 25mm, 11.14 g 12), with his wife Plotina. AY NEPA TPAIANOC KAI CE ΓE ΔA Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right. Rev. ΠΛΟΤΙΝΑ CΕΒΑCTH ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ Draped bust of Plotina to right. Schönert, Perinthos 367 (same dies). Varbanov 83. Dark green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 440 CHF
Lot 270
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Hadrian, 117-138. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 1.48 g, 1 h), 120-121. AYTO KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBACT Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. ЄT Δ Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Metcalf 86a. RPC III 3074. Sydenham, Caesarea 255. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 271
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Hadrian, 117-138. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 1.34 g 12), 120-121. AYTO KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBACT Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. ЄT Δ Nike advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Metcalf 86a. Sydenham, Caesarea 255. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 273
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.60 g 7), 128-138. AΔPIANOC CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. YΠATOC Γ ΠATHP ΠATP Mount Argaeus; above, three stars. BMC 125. Sydenham, Caesarea 271. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 274
Egypt, Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 23mm, 12.63 g 12), year 21 = 136/7. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. L Κ Α Demeter standing facing, her head turned to left, holding grain ears in her right hand and long torch in her left. Emmett 832. Köln 1209. Milne 1519. A really splendid example, fully silvered and beautifully struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 370 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Lot 277
THRACE, Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15mm, 1.98 g 7). ΑΥΤ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝEI Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛ Artemis advancing right, drawing arrow from quiver at her shoulder with her right hand and holding her bow with her left. RPC online temp. 7450. Pleasant dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 279
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Silver, 19mm, 3.20 g 6), 139. AYTOKP ANTωNЄINOC CЄBACTOC Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. VΠATOC B Mount Argaeus. Metcalf, Caesarea 119a var. (with figure on summit). Sydenham, Caesarea 299 var. (with figure on summit). Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 280
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 5.99 g 7), 139. AYTOKP ANTωNЄINOC CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. VΠATOC B Mount Argaeus, with trees; on summit, nude figure holding globe and scepter. BMC 151. Sydenham, Caesarea 296. A most attractive example with a very elegant portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 116 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 281
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 7.26 g 7), 140-144. AYTOKP ANTωNЄINOC CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. VΠATOC Γ Mount Argaeus; on summit, star. Metcalf, Caesarea 125. SNG von Aulock 6426. Sydenham, Caesarea -. Rare date. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 105 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 282
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 6.17 g 6). AYTOKP ANTωNЄINOC CЄBACTOC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ЄYCЄBЄIA Eusebeia, wearing chiton, peplos and stephane, standing left, right hand raised above altar; left hand at her waist. Metcalf, Caesarea 116f. Sydenham 292 var. (different bust type). About very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 289
BITHYNIA, Tium. Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18mm, 3.39 g 6). KAICAP AYPHΛI Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to left. Rev. TIA / NΩN in two lines in wreath. RPC online 5576. SNG von Aulock 7177 (same dies). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 290
THRACE, Philippopolis. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Assarion (Bronze, 20mm, 3.28 g 1). ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVP ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ Bareheaded and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Hero, nude but for his helmet, standing left, with his right hand lowered and a shield in his left. RPC online temp. 7464. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 310 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 291
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 7.15 g 6), 161-166. AYTOKP ANTωNЄINOC CЄB Bareheaded bust of Marcus Aurelius to right, wearing slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. VΠATOC Γ Mount Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal on the left and tree on the right. SNG von Aulock -. Sydenham, Caesarea 329 var. (differing bust type). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 292
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Didrachm (Silver, 19mm, 6.80 g 12), 161-166. AYTOKP ANTωNЄINOC CЄB Bareheaded and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. VΠATOC Γ Mount Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal on the left and tree on the right. Sydenham, Caesarea 327 var. (differing bust type). Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 111 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 301
THRACE, Philippopolis. Faustina II, 147-176. Diassarion (Bronze, 26mm, 10.30 g 7). ΦΑVСΤΕΙΝΑ СΕΒΑСΤΗ Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Apollo, nude, standing front, his head turned to left, holding patera in his right hand and olive branch in his left. RPC online temp. 7487 var. (altar on the reverse). Pleasant surfaces, an attractive olive-brown patina and an elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 405 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 302
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 6.75 g 7), 161-166. AYTOKP O VHPOC CЄBACTOC Bare head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. VΠATOC B Mount Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal on the left and tree on the right. BMC 193. Sydenham, Caesarea 354. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 136 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 305
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Commodus, 177-192. Tridrachm (Silver, 23mm, 9.94 g 6), 177-181. KOMMOΔω KAIC CЄb YIω Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΓЄPMAN CAPMAN (sic! instead of CAPMAT) Three grain ears placed on an altar decorated with garlands. Cf. Metcalf, Caesarea 138b. Cf. Sydenham, Caesarea 362. With an interesting legend mistake. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 306
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea. Commodus, 177-192. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 4.72 g 12). ΑΥΤ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟ ΑΝΤWNINOC CE Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. YΠATOC Γ ΠAT ΠATPI Nike flying to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch in her left. BMC 207. Metcalf, Caesarea 149f-i var. (different obverse legend). Sydenham, Caesarea 370. Reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 275 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Lot 307
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Commodus, 177-192. Didrachm (Silver, 19mm, 4.34 g 12), 181-182. AVT M AVP KOMO ANTWNINOC CЄ Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. VΠATOC Γ ΠAT ΠATRI Mount Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star. Metcalf, Caesarea 148b. Sydenham, Caesarea -. A very clear and attractively toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 308
THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Diassarion (Bronze, 19mm, 5.71 g 6). ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟС Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Commodus on on horseback to right. RPC online temp. 10472. Varbanov 1044. Minor smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 125 CHF
A rare Diassarion of Commodus from Philippopolis
Lot 309
THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Diassarion (Bronze, 24mm, 10.56 g 12). ΑΥ KAI ΜΑP ΑΥ ΚOΜOΔOС Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Demeter, veiled, standing left, holding torch in her left hand and ears of corn in her right. RPC online temp. 7542 var. (no altar). Varbanov -. Some smoothing, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 290 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
A rare Triassarion of Commodus from Philippopolis
Lot 310
THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Triassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 15.44 g 7), Caecilius Servilianus, legate 191-192 (?). AV KAI M AVP KOMOΔOC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. HΓE KAI CEPOVEIΛIANOV ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠOΛEITΩN Zeus, nude, standing left, holding patera in his right hand and long scepter in his left. RPC online -. SNG Copenhagen -. Rare. Pleasant green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 318
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Didrachm (Silver, 24mm, 7.38 g 12), year 13 = 205. AY K Λ CЄΠ CЄOYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. MHTPOΠΟΛ KAICAPIAC / ЄTOYC IΓ Mount Argaeus; on summit, nude figure holding globe and scepter. Sydenham, Caesarea 396 var. (different denomination). Rare. Both sides very sharply struck and extraordinarily attractive. Nicely toned and with a particularly elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 520 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 319
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.19 g, 12 h), year 15 = 207. AY KAI Λ CЄΠT CЄOYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAP NЄΩ / ЄT IЄ Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. BMC 228. Sydenham, Caesarea 400 and Suppl. 400b var. (obv. legend). A lovely and nicely toned example with a particularly elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 570 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 320
THRACE, Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 17mm, 4.47 g 1). AV K Λ C CЄVHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛЄITΩN Basket of fruit with grain ears hanging on either side. Varbanov 1257 var. (differing bust). About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 321
THRACE, Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 17.15 g 6). AVT KAI CEΠT CEVHPOC C Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. MHTP ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩC Herakles standing front, his head turned to right, with lion’s skin over his left arm and club over his right shoulder. Varbanov 1216. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 322
Septimius Severus, 193-211. 4 Assaria (Bronze, 29mm, 13.32 g 7), Isauria. ΑΥ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΟΥΗΡΟC ΠΕΡΤ Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩC ΙCΑΥΡΩΝ Severus, crowned by two Victories, on galloping horse to right, hurling spear with his right hand; below, two fallen Parthian enemies. SNG Levante Supplement I, 29 (same dies). SNG von Aulock 5409 (same dies). Rare. Of splendid style, with dies cut by a master engraver. Dark brownish green patina. Some very light traces of corrosion, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1250 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 323
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.38 g 12), 197. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA C Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑ / ЄT Є Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Sydenham, Caesarea 441. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 326
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Drachm (Silver, 19mm, 3.01 g 12), 204. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICA / ЄT IB Mount Argaeus; above, star. Sydenham, Caesarea 443 var. (reverse legend). Reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 275 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 331
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 4.72 g 12), 213. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CЄBACTH Diademed and draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. MHTPOΠ KAICAPI / ЄT K Agalma of Mount Argaeus on altar. Sydenham, Caesarea 454. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 185 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 333
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Caracalla, Caesar, 196-198. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 2.78 g 12), year 5 = 197. M AYPH ANTωN KAI Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. MHTPOΠO KAICAΡIAC / ЄT Є Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. Sydenham, Caesarea 470. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare Caracalla as Caesar Tridrachm
Lot 334
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Caracalla, as Caesar, 196-198. Tridrachm (Silver, 23mm, 9.54 g 12), year 5 = 197. MAP AYPH ANTωN KA Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. MHTPOΠO KAICARIAC / ЄT Є Mount Argaeus; on summit, nude figure holding globe and scepter. SNG von Auloock 6482 var. (differing reverse legend). Very rare. An extraordinarily well preserved example of this type with a surprisingly attractive portrait of the young Caracalla. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 670 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 335
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Caracalla, 198-217. Drachm (Silver, 19mm, 3.19 g 12), year 12 = 204. ΑΥ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ ΚΑΙΣΑΡЄΙA / ЄT IB Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. BMC -. SNG von Aulock -. Sydenham, Caesaerea -. A rare variety. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 336
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Caracalla, 198-217. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.18 g 12), year 13 = 205. AY K M AYP ANTΩNINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAP / ЄT IΓ Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. Sydenham, Caesarea 471 var. (differing legends). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 339
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Caracalla, 198-217. Tridrachm (Silver, 27mm, 6.28 g 12), year 20 = 213. AY K M AYPHΛI ANTΩNIN CЄBACTOC Radiate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MHTPOΠO KAICARIAC / AN - TΩ / ЄTOY ЄK Mount Argaeus; on summit, nude figure holding globe and scepter. Sydenham, Caesarea -. Reverse heavily corroded and with considerable loss of weight, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 290 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 340
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Caracalla, 198-217. Didrachm (Silver, 19mm, 5.82 g 11), year 20 = 213. AY K M AYPHΛI ANTΩNЄINOC CЄBA Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MHTPOΠ KAICAPI / ЄT K Mount Argaeus surmounted by star, set on garlanded altar. Sydenham, Caesarea 479 var. ( with a differing obverse legend and a plain altar). An attractive, lustrous example with a good portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 330 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 344
MACEDON, Stobi. Caracalla, 198-217. Bronze (23mm, 6.15 g 1), 216. M AVREL ANTONINV Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. MVNICIP STOBENSI Victory advancing right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. Varbanov 4080. Well centered and with lovely green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 345
THRACE, Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 18.23 g 12), c. 209-211. AΥT K M AΥΡ ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN Septimius Severus standing turned to left, in military dress and with his triple beard, holding globe in his right hand and long scepter in his left. Varbanov 1554. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 225 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Commemorating the Alexandrian-Pythian games in 215
Lot 346
THRACE, Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 31mm, 16.02 g 7), 215. AΥT K M AΥΡ CEVH ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. KOINON ΘΡAKΩN AΛEZANΔΡIA ΠVΘIA / EN ΦIΛIΠΠ/OΠOΛI Zeus seated left on throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and patera in his right. Varbanov 1452. Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 225 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Commemorating the Alexandrian-Pythian games in 215
Lot 347
THRACE, Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 17.93 g 8), 215. AΥT K M AΥΡ CEVH ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. KOINON ΘΡAKΩN AΛEZANΔΡIA EN ΦIΛI/ΠΠOΠO / ΠVΘI-A Herakles Farnese standing facing, leaning on club set on rocks to his right and with his lion skin over his left arm. Lanz 102, 28 May 2001, 751 (same dies). Cf. Varbanov 1436 var. ( but Caracalla’s head left). Rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 325 CHF
Starting Price: 325 CHF
Lot 350
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.41 g 11), year 16 = 207-208. CЄΠTI ΓЄTAC KAI Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAPINЄO / ЄT Iς Mount Argaeus surmounted by star. Unpublished. Rare. Nicely toned and clear with a very elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 470 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 368
THRACE, Philippopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 16.91 g 7). AVT K M AVΡH ANTΩNEINOC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. MHTΡOΠOΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEΩΣ NEΩKO/Ρ-OΥ Ares, nude but for his helmet, standing left and holding his shield with his left hand. Varbanov 1703. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 695 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Lot 378
CILICIA, Tarsos. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Bronze (23mm, 6.32 g 6). AVT KA M AVP ANTΩNЄINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. TAPCOY MHTPOΠOΛЄ Ciliarch crown ornamented with seven imperial and divine busts, the letters ЄΛ and a monogram of the word KOINON; at the center of the wreath, A / M.K. SNG France 1557. SNG Levante 1079. Very attractive green and sand patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 670 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 395
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Gordian III, 238-244. Tridrachm (Silver, 24mm, 8.82 g 12), 239-240. AVT KAI M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CЄ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right, seen from behind. Rev. MHTΡOΠ KAICAΡIAC / ЄTOVC Γ / B - NЄ; Mount Argaios; at lower right, c/m of a turreted bust of Tyche to right within rectangular incuse. Bland 2. Sydenham, Caesarea suppl. 600c var. (differing obverse legend, bust seen from front). For th c/m, see Howgego 849. A sensitive portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 145 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 398
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Gordian III, 238-244 . Tridrachm (Silver, 23mm, 8.24 g 12), 240-241. AV KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAPIAC / ЄTOVC Δ / B NЄ Mount Argaeus. Bland 20, 21-3. Sydenham, Caesarea suppl. 603a. Well struck on a full flan and without the usual countermark. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 310 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 399
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea. Gordian III, 238-244. Tridrachm (Silver, 23mm, 9.18 g 12), 240-241. AV KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICAPIAC / ЄTOVC Δ / B NЄ Mount Argaeus surmounted by wreath; at bottom right, countermark of a turreted bust of Tyche to right within rectangular indent. Bland 20, 21-3. Sydenham, Caesarea suppl. 603a. For the c/m, see Howgego 849. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 400
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gordian III, 238-244. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.20 g 12), 240-241. AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄB Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPO KAI B N / ЄT Δ Mount Argaeus; above, star. Sydenham, Caesarea 603 var. (differing bust type and legends). Very rare. Attractively toned and well centered. Minor flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 155 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 401
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gordian III, 238-244. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 2.98 g 12), 240-241. AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC Laureate head of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPO KAICA B NЄ / ЄT Δ Mount Argaeus; • to upper left. Sydenham, Caesarea 603 var. (differing obverse legend). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 402
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gordian III, 238-244. Drachm (Silver, 16mm, 2.82 g 12), 240-241. AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPO KAIC B N / ЄT Δ Mount Argaeus; above, star. Sydenham, Caesarea 603 var. (differing obverse legend). Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 403
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gordian III, 238-244. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.14 g 1), 240-241. AV KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPOΠ KAICAPIAC / ЄT Δ Mount Argaeus; above, star; B - NЄ across upper field. Sydenham, Caesarea 603 var. (differing bust type and legends). Darkly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 404
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 12.29 g 12). AYTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞ OYCIAC Eagle standing facing, his head turned to left; in exergue, S C. Prieur 282. Minor deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Perseus and Andromeda
Lot 407
THRACE, Deultum. Gordian III, 238-244. Diassarion (Bronze, 24mm, 8.55 g 7). IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. COL FEL PAC DEVLT Perseus and Andromeda standing facing one another: on left, Andromeda standing right, placing her left hand on Perseus’ head; on right, Perseus standing left on the dead monster, holding Andromeda’s left arm with his right hand and the gorgon head and his harpa in his left. SNG Bulgaria 1240. Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 520 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 408
THRACE, Deultum. Gordian III, 238-244. Diassarion (Bronze, 23mm, 6.53 g 7). IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. COL FL PAC DE/VLT To right, river-god, holding reed in his right hand and cornucopiae in his left, reclining left on urn from which water flows into a vessel below; to left, female figure, holding long staff in her left hand, reclining to right; above, ship sailing to right. Varbanov 2851. Yurukova 251. Very rare. Partially flat strike, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 490 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Beautiful head of Tranquillina
Lot 409
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea. Tranquillina, Augusta, 241-244. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.15 g 7), RY 4 = 241. CΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛΙΝΑ ΑV Draped and diademed bust of Tranquillina to right, her hair in eight waves. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙCΑ Β ΝΕ / ΕΤ Δ Mt. Argaeus; • in upper left field. Bland 59/60. Sydenham 617aa var. (rev. legend, no • in reverse field). Attractively toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 570 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 431
PHRYGIA, Akmoneia. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28Emperomm, 12.31 g 6). AVT K OVIB AΦ ΓAΛΛOC OVOΛOVCIANOC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. AKMO/NEΩN Cavalryman, holding whip, on horse leaping right; below, river-god Sindros reclining left; to right, two females (deities, or personifications of nature) standing left on rocky outcropping. BMC 107-108 (same dies). SNG Leypold 1403 (same dies). SNG von Aulock 3380 (same obverse die). Very rare. Some tooling in the fields on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Particularly nice Diassarion from Eucarpeia
Lot 432
PHRYGIA, Eucarpeia. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Diassarion (Bronze, 24mm, 6.32 g 7). AVT K G OV TPE AΛΛOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. EVKAPΠEΩN Tyche seated left, holding olive branch in her right hand and long scepter in her left. BMC 29. SNG von Aulock 3580. Very attractive, yellowish green sand patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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