obolos 20
3 October 2021
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Lot 279
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 8.05 g, 7 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace; behind head, monogram. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, in field to left, galley prow right and vine branch with leaf and bunch of grapes. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A. H. Nicolet-Pierre & M. Amandry, RN 1994, 43-5. SNG ANS 6. Toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 280
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 3.21 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Eagle standing left, head right; above, caduceus and grape bunches on stalk. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A. Cf. SNG ANS 14-6 (no caduceus). Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 281
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.51 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Eagle standing left, head right; above, caduceus and grape bunches on stalk. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A. Cf. SNG ANS 14-6 (no caduceus). Attractive dark find patina. Roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 282
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 11 mm, 1.73 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Eagle standing left, head right; above, grape bunches on stalk. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A. SNG ANS 14-6. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 250 CHF
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Lot 283
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Agathokles, circa 185-180 BC. Double Unit (Copper-Nickel, 23 mm, 7.58 g). Draped bust of Dionysos to right, wearing wreath of ivy; thyrsos behind. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΓAΘOKΛEOYΣ Panther standing right with raised paw, grape vine before; in exergue, monogram of PK. Bopearachchi 5A. HGC 12, 94. SNG ANS 234-5. Rather nice for the issue. Reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 883
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Orodes II, circa 57-38 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.95 g, 1 h), Ecbatana. Diademed and draped bust of Orodes II to left; to left, star; to right, crescent above star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; below bow, monogram; behind throne, symbol. Sellwood 48.9. Shore 261. Sunrise 381. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 884
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vonones I, circa AD 8-12. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.05 g, 12 h), Ecbatana, c. 10. BACIΛΕΥC ONωΝΗC Diademed head of Vonones I to left. Rev. BACIΛΕΥC ONωΝΗC NEIKHCAC APTABANON Nike advancing right, holding diadem in right hand and palm frond in left; monogram to right. Sellwood 60.5; Sunrise 407; Shore 329. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 885
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Gotarzes I, 91-87 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.41 g, 12 h), Ekbatana. Diademed and draped bust of Gotarzes to left, wearing tiara decorated with a horn. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ Nike advancing right, holding forth wreath in right hand, palm over far shoulder with left. Sellwood 33.13. Shore -. Brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 886
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.19 g, 12 h), Ekbatana, c. 96/5-93/2. Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates II to left, wearing tiara decorated with six-rayed star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ MEΓAΛOY EΠIΦANOYΣ Pegasos rearing right. Sellwood 28.17. Shore 109. Brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 887
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.24 g, 12 h), Ekbatana, c. 96/5-93/2. Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates II to left, wearing tiara decorated with six-rayed star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ MEΓAΛOY EΠIΦANOYΣ Pegasos rearing right. Sellwood 28.17. Shore 109. Dark green and brown patina. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 888
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vologases IV, circa AD 147-191. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.12 g, 9 h), Edessa. Diademed bust of Vologases IV to left, wearing tiara; behind, B. Rev. Symbol within legend. Sellwood 84.134; Sunrise -. Green and brown patina. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 889
KINGS OF ELYMAIS. Prince A, late 2nd-early 3rd centuries AD. Drachm (Bronze, 8 mm, 2.36 g, 1 h). Diademed bust of Price A to left, tuft of hair at back of head. Rev. Artemis standing right, holding bow in her left hand, and drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder with right. Van't Haaff 19.1. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 890
KINGS OF PERSIS. Kapat (Napad), mid-late 1st century AD. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.65 g, 12 h). Bust of Kapat to left, wearing diadem and Parthian-style tiara. Rev. Diademed and draped bust to left. Alram 614. Tyler-Smith 196-7. Toned. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 905
HUNNIC TRIBES, Hephthalites. "Napki Malka", 470-560/565. Drachm (Silver, 32 mm, 3.48 g, 3 h), "Napki Malka" coinage. Royal male bust right wearing winged headdress surmounted by bull's head. Rev. Fire altar with attendants. Mitchner ACW 1507. Göbl Dokumente Em. 200. A wonderful and complete example with an impressive portrait. Sharply struck with excellent details. A couple small edge splits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 906
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Hermaios, Circa 105-90 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.18 g, 11 h), posthumous issue, c. 70 BC-AD 50. BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΕΡΜΑΙΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Hermaios to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Heramayasa Zeus seated facing slightly left, right hand raised in benediction gesture and holding scepter in left; in right field, monogram. Bopearachchi 11G. HGC 12, 302. SNG ANS 1375. Porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 907
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Zoilos II, circa 50-40/35 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.30 g, 1 h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΟΤΗΡΟΣ / ZΩIΛOΥ Diademed and draped bust of Zoilos II to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Jhoilasa Athena advancing left, holding shield with aegis in upraised left arm, thunderbolt in right; in fields, letters. Bopearachchi 1J. HGC 12, 465. SNG ANS -. Toned. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 908
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato II and Strato III, circa 25-10 BC. Drachm (Billon, 14 mm, 2.44 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛ / ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ Diademed and draped bust of Starto II, with elderly features, to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Stratasa putrasa chasa priyapita Stratasa Athena Promachos advancing left, holding forth shield in left hand and brandishing thunderbolt in right; letter in right field. Bopearchchi 6D. HGC 12, 483. SNG ANS 1737. Toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
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