obolos 20
3 October 2021
Webauction
Lot 892
SASANIAN KINGS. Bahram II, with Prince 1, 276-293. Drachm (Silver, 25 mm, 4.08 g, 3 h), style I (?), unsigned 'HWPY/HRPY' (Herat). Confronted busts of Bahram II to right, wearing winged crown with korymbos, and Prince 1 to left, wearing kulaf; pellet to left of Bahram's crown. Rev. Fire altar; flanked by two attendants, each wearing winged crown with korymbos. SNS type II(1)/2(1a), Style I. Sunrise -. Extremely rare. Toned. Stress fracture and edge chip, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 400 CHF
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Lot 893
SASANIAN KINGS. Bahram IV, 388-399. Drachm (Silver, 24 mm, 4.30 g, 3 h), AWH. Bust of Bahram IV to right, wearing winged merlon crown with korymbos. Rev. Fire altar with ribbons; two attendants flanking, mint signature flanking flames; trace of legend on altar shaft. SNS Type Ia3/3. Sunrise 885 var. (reverse type). Light iridescent toning around the devices. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 894
SASANIAN KINGS. Yazdgard I, 399-420. Drachm (Silver, 30 mm, 4.23 g, 3 h), KL (Shiragan in Kirman). Bust of Yazdgard I to right, wearing crown with frontal crescent and korymbos. Rev. Fire altar with ribbons, flanked by two attendants; flanking flames, crescents and pellets. SNS III, pl. 52, A38. extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 895
ISLAMIC, Sasanian Kings. Peroz I, 457/9-484. Drachm (Silver, 28 mm, 4.12 g, 3 h), KA (Karzi) mint, year 7 = 465-466. Draped bust of Peroz I to right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent and korymbos set on crescent. Rev. Fire altar flanked by two attendants; above, star and crescent. Göbl type II/1. SNS III type IIa/1c. Cf. Zeno.ru #220082 (same mint mark but without date). Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 896
SASANIAN KINGS. Peroz I, 457/9-484. Drachm (Silver, 26 mm, 4.03 g, 3 h), DA (Darabgird). Draped bust of Peroz I to right, wearing mural crown with two wings and korymbos set on crescent, crescent on forehead. Rev. Fire altar flanked by two attendants; above, star and crescent. Göbl III/1. SNS III type IIIa/1c. Toned. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 897
SASANIAN KINGS. Balash, 484-488. Drachm (Silver, 29 mm, 4.03 g, 3 h), GW (Gurgān or Qum?) mint, c. 485-488. Bust of Balash to right, wearing mural crown with korymbos set on crescent, ribbon on left shoulder, flames on right. Rev. Fire altar with ribbons and head of Balash right on shaft; attendants flanking, star and crescent flanking flames. SNS type Ib/1a (pl. 102, 19). Sunrise -. Extensive die breaks on the reverse, a smaller die-break and some die-rust on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 898
SASANIAN KINGS. Khosrau I, 531-579. Drachm (Silver, 30 mm, 4.09 g, 3 h), AW (Ohrmazd-Ardaxšīr), year 19 = AD 550. Draped bust of Khosrau I to right, wearing mural crown with fronted crescent, korymbos set on crescent. Rev. Fire altar flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. Göbl type II/2. Zeno.ru #54207. Lightly toned. Graffiti on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 899
SASANIAN KINGS. Hormizd IV, 579-590. Drachm (Silver, 30 mm, 4.13 g, 3 h), ART (Ardashir-Khurra), regnal year 2 = AD 580. Draped bust of Hormizd IV to right, wearing elaborate mural crown with frontal crescent and korymbos set on crescent. Rev. Fire altar flanked by two attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SSCT 1009. Flan fault on the reverse and struck from a slightly worn dies, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 900
SASANIAN KINGS. Khosrau II. Drachm (Silver, 32 mm, 3.88 g, 3 h), ART (Ardashir-Khurra), year 30 = AD 620 (?). Bust of Khosrau II to right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent, two wings, and star-in-crescent; ribbons and crescents on shoulders. Rev. Fire altar flanked by attendants; crescent and star flanking flames. Göbl type II/2. Cf. Zeno.ru #209749. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 901
ISLAMIC, Sasanian Kings. Ardashir III, 628- 630. Drachm (Silver, 33 mm, 4.17 g, 3 h), AYLAN (Susa?), year 1 = AD 628. Bust of Ardashir III to right, wearing mural crown with frontal crescent, two wings, and korymbos set on crescent. Rev. Fire altar flanked by two attendants, name of the mint in Pahlawi in field right, date in field left. SSCT -; Zeno.ru #208503. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 902
ISLAMIC, Arab-Sasanian. 'Ubayd Allāh ibn Ziyād, AH 54-64 / AD 673-683. Drachm (Silver, 31 mm, 4.12 g, 3 h), DA (Dārābjird), YE 47 = AH 58/9 / AD 678/9. Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bism allāh and ·.· – ·.· in margin. Rev. Fire altar flanked by attendants; above, star and crescent. Album 12. SICA 1, -. Lightly toned. About extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 903
ISLAMIC, 'Abbasid Caliphate. temp. al-Mahdi, AH 158-169 / AD 775-785. Hemidrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 1.77 g, 3 h), Tabaristan mint, dated PYE 132 = 167AH/783AD. On the fields: GDH - 'pzwz ([may his]splendor increase) on the margins: 'pd (excellent) to left ans nwk' (good) to right Sasanian-style bust to right, wearing winged crown; pellets flanking crown. Rev. Date on the left - Tpwlst'n (Tabaristan) on the left field Sasanian-style fire altar flanked by two attendants; stars flanking flames. In the outer margin, alternating triple pellets and star-in-crescents. Album 73. Malek 153. Attractively toned. Nearly extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 904
ISLAMIC, Arab-Armenian. Muhammad, c. AH 80=700AD. Drachm (Silver, 29 mm, 3.15 g, 3 h), temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, pseudo mint ShY (Shiraz). Sasanian style bust right, Muhammad (MHMT) in Pahlavi before, Kufic word waf ("full") in outer margin. Rev. Fire altar flanked by two attendants, pseudo mintmark ShY (mint) to right. Album F97 (as RRR). SICA I 494. Walker B39. Zeno.ru #258525 (this coin). Extrelemy rare! Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 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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Lot 909
INDO-SKYTHIANS, Apracharajas. Late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24 mm, 9.71 g, 9 h). Nonsensical legend containing AZZOI King right on horseback, holding whip; in field to right, letter. Rev. Athena standing right, raising right hand and holding spear and shield in left; monograms to left and right. Senior.175.250T. Dark deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 910
INDO-SKYTHIANS. Azilizes, circa 85-45/35 BC. Drachm (Billon, 16 mm, 1.85 g, 2 h). BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ / ΑΖΟΥΛΟΥ King on horseback to right, raising his right hand and holding whip in his left; to right, Karoshti letter. Rev. Maharajasa rajadirajasa mahatasa Ayilishasa City goddess standing left, holding wreath in right hand and shield on left arm; in fields, monogram. Cf. Senior 35.1D (controls). Toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 911
INDO-SKYTHIANS. Azes II, Circa 58-12 BC. (Bronze, 27 mm, 13.42 g, 2 h), Taxila. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΖΟΥ Humper bull standing right; above, monogram. Rev. Maharajasa rajadirajasa mahatas Ayasa Lion standing right; above, monogram. HGC 12, 657. Senior 102. Black patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 912
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Kanishka I, circa 127/8-152. Dinar (Gold, 20 mm, 8.16 g, 12 h), main mint in Baktria (Balkh?). ÞAONANOÞAO KA NhÞKI KOÞANO Kanishka, diademed and crowned, standing left, holding goad in right hand and scepter in left, sacrificing over altar to left; flame at shoulder. Rev. MIIPO Miiro (Mithra) standing left, extending right hand in benediction and holding hilt of sword with left; in left field, tamgha. Donum Burns 126. MK 56. Very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
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Lot 913
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 305-282 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 14.20 g, 1 h), Alexandria. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck; within his hair behind his ear, tiny Δ. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, P above A. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 247. Beautifully toned and with a handsome portrait. Scratches, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 600 CHF
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Lot 914
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 305-282 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.48 g, 12 h), Alexandria. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck; within his hair behind his ear, tiny Δ. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, monogram of XA. SNG Copenhagen 49. Svoronos 234. Scratches, heavy deposits, graffiti and banker's mark, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 915
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 14.06 g, 12 h), uncertain Phoenician mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; behind, shield; in field to left, ΠT over monograms of AP and MON. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 542. With a very bold portrait. Rough deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 916
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.04 g, 12 h), Tyre, year ΛΖ = 37 = 249-248. Diademed bust of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in left field, monogram of TYP (= Tyre) above club; in right field, monogram of ΛΖ above E; between legs, monogram of ON. Svoronos 695. SNG Copenhagen -. Puncture on eagle's wing, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 917
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 14.06 g, 12 h), Sidon, year ΛΖ = 37 = 249-248. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, ΣΙ above ΔΙ; to right, ΛΖ (date). CPE 539. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 751. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 918
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.00 g, 11 h), Ake. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, monogram of Ake; Σ between legs. Lorber . SNG Copenhagen . Svoronos . Die-breaks, light deposits, cleaning marks, hairline flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 919
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 13.78 g, 11 h), Ioppe, year 33 = 253-252. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt; to left, monogram of ΙΟΠ above monogram of ΓA; to right, ΛΓ above Θ. Svoronos 806. SNG Copenhagen 463. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 920
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-222 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.93 g, 12 h), Tyre, year 4 = 244-243. Diademed bust of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in left field, monogram of TYP (= Tyre) above club; in right field, monogram of Δ above I; between legs, Θ. Svoronos 1019. SNG Copenhagen -. Obverse double-struck, considerable deposits and light cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 101 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 921
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-222 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 14.01 g, 12 h), Alexandria, c. 230-222. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck. Rev. ΠΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; in left field, cornucopiae. Svoronos 1001. SNG Copenhagen 167-8. Perfect centering and well struck. Minor deposit and hairline flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 250 CHF
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Lot 922
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator, 225-205 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.13 g, 1 h), Tyre. Diademed bust of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in left field, monogram of TYP (= Tyre) above club; in right field, monogram of ΣΩ; between legs, Φ. Cf. Svoronos 1181 (form of monogram is Σ over Ω instead of Ω over Σ). SNG Copenhagen -. Grainy surface deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 923
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator, 225-205 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.92 g, 12 h), Tyre. Diademed head of Ptlemy I to right, aegis tied at neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in left field monograp of TYP (= Tyre) above club; in right field, monogram of ΣΩ. Svoronos 1180. SNG Copenhagen 504. Light scratch on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 924
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator, 225-205 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.94 g, 11 h), uncertain Cypriot mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt. Svoronos 853. SNG Copenhagen 539. With a remarkably individualistic portrait of great character. Very fine.
Current Bid: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 925
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator, 225-205 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 40 mm, 68.91 g, 11 h), Alexandria. Head of Zeus-Ammon to right, wearing tainia. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, cornucopiae; between legs, ΛI. CPE B493. Svoronos 1126. SNG Copenhagen 199-200. Boldly struck, and with attractive brown surfaces. A few light scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 926
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator, 225-205 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 42 mm, 70.96 g, 12 h), Alexandria, circa 220/19-205. Head of Zeus-Ammon to right, wearing tainia. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, filleted cornucopiae; between legs, Σ. CPE B497. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 992. Dark green patina with lighter earthen deposits. Very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Unpublished and unknown!
Lot 927
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes, 205-180 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 14.25 g, 1 h), Salamis or Kition in Cyprus. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ BAΣIΛEΩΣ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; on the left field, ΣT/ΠA/ PA. Apparently unpublished! SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos -. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Very rare issue with the epithet ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ
Lot 928
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Physcon), first reign, 164-163 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.32 g, 12 h), naming Ptolemy Euergetes II, Kyrene. Laureate head of Zeus-Ammon to right, ram's horn over ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Eagle with folded wings standing left, hear turned back to right; in left field, Φ. Svoronos 1644. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare issue with the epithet ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ. Reddish-brown patina. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 929
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy VI Philometor, second reign, 163-145 BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 16.46 g, 11 h), Alexandria. Head of Isis right, hair bound with wreath of grain ears, and with long curls falling down her neck. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with wings displayed, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, monogram of ΠΑ. Faucher & Lorber Series 7B. SNG Copenhagen 279-87. Svoronos 1384. Cleaned brown surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 930
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 308-277 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.03 g, 12 h). Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon to right, horn above his ear. Rev. K-Y/P/A Palm tree; to right, small silphium plant and E. Asolati 51Ge. BMC 313-4. SNG Munich 256. Dark brown patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 931
Augustus, with Agrippa, 27 BC-AD 14. As (Copper, 23.5 mm, 9.38 g, 9 h), Nemausus, c. 16/5-10 BC. IMP / DIVI F Head of Agrippa to left, wearing combined rostral crown and laurel wreath, and of Augustus to right, bare, back to back. Rev. COL NEM Crocodile to right, chained to a palm tree that stands behind it, its top bent to the right and tied with a filleted wreath. AMC 411. Cohen 7. RIC 155. RPC 523. Well centered with clear details. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 932
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Diadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 26 mm, 14.24 g, 6 h), struck under the legate M. Claudius Agrippa. Κ Μ ΟΠΠΕΛ ΑΝΤΩΝEI ΔΙΑΔΟΥΜΕΝΙΑΝOC Bare head of Diadumenian to right. Rev. Υ ΚΛΑΥ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΑ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΙCΤ/ΡΩΝ Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe in right hand and cornucopiae in left. H&J 8.25.38.1. Varbanov -. Attractive tan patina. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 933
THRACE. Ainos. 2nd-1st centuries BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.04 g, 7 h). Diademed head of Poseidon right; ΠΑ monogram below. Rev. AINIΩN Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus; to left cock walking left. AMNG 399. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen 423 (same dies). Green patina. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 934
THRACE. Byzantium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd century AD. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.12 g, 1 h). Veiled and draped bust of Demeter to right. Rev. ΒΥΖΑ-ΝΤΙΩΝ Basket containing a poppy and two grain-ears. Schönert-Geiss 2031 (V1/R1), otherwise unpublished. Dark greenish-black patina. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 935
Thrace. Bizya, Thrace. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.40 g, 1 h). ΑΥ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΥΗΡΟC Π Laureate, head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. BIZYHNΩN Zeus standing left, holding patera in right hand over flaming altar at his feet to left, and long scepter in left. Jurukova, Bizye 38. Varbanov 1448. Well-centered and struck, with a brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 936
THRACE. Perinthus. Poppaea, wife of Nero, 60-67. Diassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 10.19 g, 7 h), 62. ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ Diademed and draped bust of Poppaea to right. Rev. Π-E Headdress of Isis; all within laurel wreath. RPC I 1756. Schönert-Geiss, Perinthos 277. Varbanov 27. Porous dark surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 937
THRACE. Philippopolis. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h). ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒΑCΤΟC Bare head of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Naked hero standing left, holding shield on on left arm and spear in left hand. RPC III 751. SNG Copenhagen 765. Varbanov 632. Well-centered and with a thick green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 938
THRACE. Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.00 g, 6 h). ΑY ΚΑΙ Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Apollo standing left, holding patera in right hand over altar at feet to left, and bow in left. Moushmov 62. RPC IV.1 Online, temp. 7438. Varbanov 736. Well-centered and attractive. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 939
THRACE. Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.61 g, 7 h). ΑΥ Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and long thyrsos in left. BMC 9. Moushmov 66. RPC IV Online temp. 7441. Varbanov 727. Well-centered and attractive, with a dark reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 940
THRACE. Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.73 g, 1 h). AYT K ΛAYP KOMOΔOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Hermes standing left, holding purse in his right hand and caduceus in left. Moushmov 194. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 7548. Varbanov 1067. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 941
THRACE. Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.11 g, 1 h). ΑΥT Μ ΑΥ AN ΚΟΜΟΔΟ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟ/ΛΕΙΤΩΝ She-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Cf. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 11137. Cf. Varbanov 1117-9. Unpublished variety. Very fine.
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Lot 942
THRACE. Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 29 mm, 13.45 g, 11 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΥAΡΟC Π Laureate and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩQC ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠ/ΟΛΕΙΤ Serpent coiled to right. Varbanov 1245, otherwise unpublished. Rough dark surfaces with a thin flan crack, some tooling in the obverse legends, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 943
THRACE. Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h). ΑΥ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΥΗΡΟC Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right, slight drapery at neck. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙ/ΤΩΝ Horse standing right, preparing to roll. Moushmov –. Varbanov 1298. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 944
THRACE. Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.99 g, 7 h). AY KAIC CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ Ares, nude and helmeted, standing left, holding patera in right hand, spear in left, and with shield on left arm. Moushmov 331. Varbanov 1327 var (obverse legend). Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 945
Thrace. Philippopolis. Caracalla, As Caesar, 196-198. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.26 g, 7 h). M AYP KAI ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙ Bareheaded and draped youthful bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Winged Genius standing left, resting on low column before him and holding inverted torch with his right hand. Cf. Varbanov 1560 (obverse legend). With an unusual but quite handsome portrait of Caracalla.
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Lot 946
Thrace. Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 21.70 g, 11 h), c. 209-211. AΥT K M AΥΡ ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN Askepios standing facing, head turned to the left, resting right hand on grounded serpent-entwined staff and holding left arm over which hang folds of drapery before him. Moushmov 409. Varbanov 1529. An impressive example struck on a large flan. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 947
THRACE. Philippopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.36 g, 7 h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ (ΝΕ)ΩΚΟΡΩΝ Tripod with a serpent coiled around the central leg and drinking from the bowl. BMC 51. Moushmov 544. Varbanov 1796. Dark green patina. good very fine.
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Lot 948
KINGS OF THRACE. Rhoemetalces I & Pythodoris, with Augustus, circa 11 BC-AD 12. (Bronze, 29 mm, 13.13 g, 7 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛΚΟΥ Jugate heads of Rhoemetalces and queen Pythodoris to right. Rev. ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ Bare head of Augustus to right. RPC I 1711. Youroukova 204. Dark green patina with heavy earthen deposits. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 949
THRACE. Byzantium. Rhoemetalces I, c. 11 BC-AD 12. (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.36 g, 6 h), with Augustus. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛΚΟΥ Diademed head of Rhoemetalces I to right. Rev. ΚΑΙΣΑΡΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Bare head of Augustus to right. RPC I 1718; Youroukova 194-200. Well struck and and fine example. Dark greenish-brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 950
KINGS OF THRACE. Rhoemetalkes III, circa AD 38-46. (Bronze, 22 mm, 9.39 g, 6 h), with Gaius Caligula, uncertain mint in Thrace, c. 38-43 (?). ΓΑΙΩ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ Laureate head of Gaius Caligula to left. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Nike standing right, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left. AJC p. 278, 2. RPC I 1725. Very rare. Dark green patina. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 951
MACEDON. Dium. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.23 g, 6 h). IMP CAES ANTONINΘ PI Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D D Athena standing left, holding patera in right hand and spear in left; at her feet to left, owl. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 6216. Brown surfaces. Light porosity. Good very fine.
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Lot 952
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century AD. Triassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.53 g, 1 h), Beroia. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Head of Alexander the Great to right, wearing tainia. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔΟΝΟΝ Β NE Two hexastyle temples facing, symbolizing the 2nd Neocoria of the Koinon. AMNG III 591a. Brown surfaces. Porosity , otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 953
MACEDON. Philippi. Augustus, 27 BC -14 AD. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.00 g, 11 h). AVG Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. Two founders driving yoke of oxen right, plowing pomerium. RPC 1656. SNG Copenhagen 282. Bold strike. Olive-green patina. Edge chip on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 954
MACEDON. Philippi. Time of Claudius or Nero, 41-68. Assarion (Copper, 20 mm, 3.78 g, 6 h). VIC - AVG Victory standing to left on base, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and a palm branch in her left. Rev. COHOR - PRAE - PHIL Three standards. RPC I 1651. SNG Copenhagen 305. Dark brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 955
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Gaius Caligula, with Antonia, 37-41. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 8.91 g, 6 h). Γ KAIΣAP ΘEΣΣAΛONIKEΩN Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. ΑΝΤΩΝΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ Veiled head of Antonia II to left, wearing stephane. RPC I 1574. Brown patina. Light surface roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 956
THESSALY. Koinon of Thessaly. Caracalla, 198-217. Triassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.56 g, 12 h), 211-217. AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC Laurate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind; star in right field. Rev. KOINON ΘΕCCΑΛΩN Nike, holding wreath in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping triga right; below, Γ (denomination). BCD Thessaly II 976. Burrer, MA-G 31 var (legends, star on obverse). Rogers 113f var (reverse legend). Dark green patina. very fine.
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Lot 957
THESSALY. Koinon of Thessaly. Gallienus, 253-268. Triassarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.50 g, 5 h). AVT K ΠΟ Λ ΓAΛΛHNOC Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΘECCΑΛΩN ΚΟINON Nike, holding wreath in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping triga to right; below, Γ (denomination). BCD Thessaly II 992.2. Burrer, MA-G 55. Rogers 131. Brown surfaces. Porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 958
EPIRUS. Buthrotum. Mid-late 1st century BC. Assarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.40 g, 11 h), struck under the duoviri P. Dastidius and L. Cornelius. P DASTIDIVS L CORNELIVS Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. D D / II VIR Q A Bull standing right. RPC I 1378. SNG Copenhagen 41-42. Attractive patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
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Lot 959
EPIRUS. Buthrotum. Geta, 209-211. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h). IM SEPT GETAS PA Laureate head of Geta to right. Rev. STA BOY Cow standing to left. Same dies as CNG e353 (2015) 356, otherwise, apparently unpublished. Very rare type with only 5 examples known. Rough and with stripped patina, otherwise, nearly fine.
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Lot 960
ATTICA. Athens. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Gallienus, circa 264-267. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.75 g, 9 h). Draped bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, aegis on left shoulder. Rev. ΑΘΗΝΑΙΩΝ Facing bucranium with fillets hanging from its horns. Kroll 404. Svoronos pl. 99, 19-22. Brown patina. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 961
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 34-31 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 8.29 g, 1 h), Struck under the duoviri, C. Heius Pamphilus and Q. Caecilius Niger. Head of Aphrodite to right. Rev. Q CAECIL NIGR C HEIO PAM IIVIR Pegasus flying to right. Amandry VIa-b, pp. 133–6. BCD Corinth 327. BMC 498-9. RPC 1127. Dark patina with uncleaned earthen deposits as found. Well centered and attractive. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 962
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Eupator, 154/5-circa 172/3. Stater (Gold, 20 mm, 7.80 g, 1 h), struck under Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, year AΞΥ = 461 = 164-165. ΒΑСΙΛΕΩС EYΠATOPOC Diademed and draped bust of Eupator to right; to right, club. Rev. AΞΥ Bareheaded and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right facing bare head of Lucius Verus to left; pellet between. Anokhin 540. MacDonald 471/1. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 3745. Nicely centered and well-struck. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 800 CHF
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Extremely Rare
Lot 963
PONTUS. Megalopolis-Sebasteia. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Assarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.42 g, 12 h). ΑYΤΟΚΡ ΟYΗΡΟϹ CEΒΑϹΤΟϹ Bare head of Lucius Verus to right, with traces of drapery. Rev. ΜEΓΑΛΟΠΟΛEΩC CEΒΑCΤEΙΑC EΤ ΗϞ Nike standing to right on low base, holding wreath and palm-branch. Megalopolis-Sebasteia 264, no. 5. RPC IV.3 Online 6215. Extremely Rare. One of only two known examples. Flan crack and struck off-centre, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 964
BITHYNIA. Cius. Maximus, Caesar, 236-238. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.03 g, 1 h). Γ ΙΟΥ ΟΥΗ ΜΑΧΙΜΟC Κ Γ ΙΟΥ ΟΥΗΡ ΜΑΧΙΜΟC Κ. Rev. ΚΙΑΝΩΝ Hylas advancing right, his cloak billowing out behind him, extending right arm and holding vase in left. BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. RG -. RPC VI Online -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -, but cf. 518 for the same reverse type on a coin struck under Volusian. Unpublished. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 965
BITHYNIA. Cius. Diadumenian, As Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.63 g, 12 h). Μ ΟΠΕΛ ΑΝΤΩ ΔΙΑ ΚΑΙ Bare-headed and draped bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. ΚΙΑΝΩΝ Genius standing right, his chin resting on left hand, holding torch in right, with which he lights an altar places in the field to right. BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -RG -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 966
BITHYNIA. Juliopolis. Philip II, As Caesar, 244-247. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.93 g, 12 h). Μ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC Κ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΙΟΥΛΙΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Three military standards. RG 57. RPC VIII Online ID 19758. Dark green patina. Flan flaw on reverse edge, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 967
BITHYNIA. Heraclaea Pontica. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd century. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.73 g, 7 h). TON KTICTAN Diademed bust of Herakles to left, holding club over his right shoulder with his right hand. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛHAC NEOKOPΩ Youthful figure of Dionysos riding a panther to right, holding thyrsos over his left shoulder . BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -RG -, but cf. pl. LVII, 13 for the obverse type. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. For the reverse type, see Bernhart, Dionysos, 799 and pl. IV, 14 (a very similar scene from Kallatis). Green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 968
BITHYNIA. Heraclaea Pontica. Trajan, 98-117. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.57 g, 6 h), 114-116. ΑΥΤ K NEP ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС APICTOC C Γ Δ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩΤΑΝ ΜΑΤΡΟΠΟΛ (sic) Helmeted bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. RG 90. RPC III 1176. An extremely rare late issue of Trajan; only two specimens cited in RPC, both of which are in museum collections, and none on CoinArchives. Well-struck with clear types and legends. Good very fine.
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Lot 969
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 28 mm, 14.17 g, 8 h). ΦΑΥCTEINA CEBACTH Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right, hair tied in large bun at back of head. Rev. ΝΘΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ (sic) Turreted and draped bust of Artemis to right, quiver at should; bow before. RG -. RPC IV.1 Online -, but cf. 5961.1 and 5961.3 for coins with a different reverse type but struck from the same obverse die. Dark brownish-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 970
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Caracalla, 198-217. Triassarion (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 7.76 g, 1 h). ANTΩNINOC AVΓOVCTOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙ - ΕΩΝ Legionary eagle flanked by two standards. RG 481. Weiser -. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 971
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.18 g, 7 h), 8. Μ ΑΥΡ CEΥH ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC ΑΥΓ Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. NI-K-AI-E-ΩΝ Three military standards. RPC VI Online 3249. Nice black patina. Very rare. Only two examples known to RPC. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 972
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.30 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΒΕΙΒ ΓΑΛΛΟC (AY) Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ Cybele seated on throne left between two lions, holding patera in right hand, left arm resting on tympanum. RG 767. RPC IX 293. Weiser 147-8. Brown patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 973
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Valerian I, 253-260. Diassarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.18 g, 12 h). Π Λ KOP OYAΛEPIANOC C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. IΠAPXOC NIKAEΩN Hipparchus the Astronomer seated to left; at his left, globe set on a small column. BMC -. RG -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock 717. Rough brown surfaces. Very fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Second Known!
Lot 974
BITHYNIA. Nicomedia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.46 g, 7 h). AY K Λ CEΠ CEYHPOC Laureate bust of Septimus Severus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙC ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ Demeter standing facing, her head to left, holding long torch in her left hand and two ears of wheat in her right hand. c/m: Male head to right (Caracalla?) within circular indent. SNG Von Aulock 769. For the c/m: Howgego 65. Extremely rare. The second known example and only example with a countermark. Good fine.
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The Death of Ajax the Telamonian
Lot 975
BITHYNIA. Prusa ad Olympum. Caracalla, 198-217. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 5.57 g, 12 h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩNINOC Ce KA Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΠPOYCAEΩN Ajax the Telamonian, nude but for helmet and balteus, falling on his sword; before, a rocky outcropping; his shield on ground line before him. RG 102. SNG Copenhagen 596. SNG von Aulock 873. Cornell 100. Waddington 102. Rare and interesting mythological type. Well centered and clear. About very fine.
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Lot 976
BITHYNIA. Prusa ad Olympum. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.00 g, 1 h). AYT K M AYP ANTΩNINOC CE Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΠPOYCEΩN Eros or Thanatos standing facing, legs crossed, resting head on hands and leaning on torch set within bucket. BMC 24 (Thanatos). RG 99 (Eros). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock 875 (Eros). Dark brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Unpublished?
Lot 977
BITHYNIA. Prusias ad Hypium. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 4.02 g, 6 h). ΦAYCTINA CEBACTH Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right, hair rolled at tied in a bun at back of head. Rev. ΠΡΟΥCΙΕΩΝ ΠΡΟC ΥΠΙΩ Hygeia standing right, holding serpent in her right hand which she feeds from patera held in left. BMC -. RG -. RPC IV.2 Online -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Well-struck and nicely centered. Good very fine.
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The only known example
Lot 978
BITHYNIA, Uncertain. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.91 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤ Κ [ ] Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. Δ[ΗΜΗΤ]ΡΑ Demeter standing facing, head left, holding a poppy in her right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC 6577 (this coin). Extremely rare, if not unique. Well-centered and with a dark patina. A very interesting coin! Very fine.
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Lot 979
BITHYNIA. Koinon of Bithynia. Hadrian, 117-138. Medallion (Bronze, 35.5 mm, 25.56 g, 6 h). AYT KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. KOI - NON / BEIΘYNIAC Octastyle temple. RPC III 1002.5 (this coin). BMC 10. SNG von Aulock 284. Waddington 241, 41. Perhaps the finest of five known examples recorded by RPC. Edge split, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 980
MYSIA. Attaea. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 27 mm, 9.96 g, 12 h), struck under the strategos Andronos. AYT K M AYP ANTΩNEINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. CTP ANΔPΩNOC ATTAITΩ/N Zeus standing facing, head left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left; to his left, male figure (Hero?), standing right, resting foot on rocks and leaning on knee. AMNG IV 407. SNG BN 154 (same obverse die). SNG von Aulock 1083 and 7209 (same obverse die). Brown patina. Surfaces a little rough, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 981
MYSIA. Cyzicus. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 27 mm, 9.67 g, 7 h). ΦAYCTEINA CEBACTH Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right, hair pulled back and tied in bun at back of head. Rev. KYZIKHN NEOKOP Athena standing left, feeding serpent coiled around tree to left with her right hand and holding spear in her left. BMC -. RPC IV.2 Online -. SNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Unpublished. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Very Rare
Lot 982
MYSIA. Parium. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.12 g, 6 h). HADRIANVS AVG P P Bare head of Hadrian to right. Rev. SABINA HADRIANVS Bare head of Hadrian to right facing draped bust of Sabina to left. RPC III 1545.2 (this coin). Extremely rare. Perhaps just the second known example. Uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 983
MYSIA. Parium. Commodus, with Crispina, 177-192. (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.21 g, 6 h). IMP CAI (sic) Λ AVR COMODVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. CRISPINA AVGVSTA Draped bust of Crispina to right, hair knotted in bun at back of head. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 11735. Extremely rare - just one example documented in the RPC. Rough brown surfaces. Very fine.
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Lot 984
MYSIA. Pergamum. Gallienus, 253-268. Heptassarion (Bronze, 36.5 mm, 17.03 g, 6 h), in alliance with Ephesos, under the Strategos Sextus Claudius Seilianus. ΑΥΤ.Κ.Π.ΛΙΚΙ.ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΕΠ CΕΞ ΚΛ.CΕΙ-ΛΙΑΝ/ΟΥ./ΠΡΩ-Γ.ΝΕ/ΩΚ/ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ-ΚΑΙ ΕΦΕCΙΩΝ/ΟΜΟΝ On the left, facing figure of the Artemis of Ephesos; on the right, facing figure of Aesklepios. Cf. SNG Paris 2300-2302 and SNG von Aulock 1425 (same obverse die but with a similar reverse struck from differing dies). With a noble portrait of Gallienus, an interesting reverse and a rough but attractive green patina. Usual die break on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 985
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.60 g, 7 h). ALEXANDR Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. COL AVG TRO Tripod. SNG Cop 159. RPC VI Online 4047 var (difference on the ending of the obverse legend). Rare. Well-centered and neatly engraved. Very fine.
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Lot 986
AEOLIS. Cyme. Valerian I, 253-260. (Bronze, 29 mm, 9.78 g, 6 h). A K Π ΛI OVAΛЄPIANOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. CT AY EΛΠI[Δ]HΦOPOY / KYMAIΩN The Amazon Kyme, turreted, standing left, holding globe in right hand and trident in left; to left, dolphin downwards. BMC 149. SNG Munich -. SNG von Aulock -. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 987
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.74 g, 6 h). Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Cista around which a serpent is coiled. Schultz 287 (V11/R46). SNG Copenhagen 883. RPC VI Online temp. 5157. Dark brown and green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 988
CARIA. Neapolis ad Harpasum. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. (Bronze, 35 mm, 18.17 g, 5 h), struck under the grammateus Kandidos. ΑΥ Κ Γ ΟΥΙΒ ΤΡΕΒΩΝΙΑΝΟC ΓΑΛΛΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΓΡ ΚΑΝΔΙΔΟΥ ΓΡ ΤΟ Δ ΝΕΑΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ / ΑΡΠΑϹΗΝΩΝ / ΟΜΟΝΟΙ(Α) Cult statue of Artemis facing, wearing kalathos, with supports, and Athena standing left, holding spear in right hand and shield on left arm. Delrieux 19. Franke-Nollé 1350. RPC IX 764. Green patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Rare Hemiassarion of Daldis
Lot 989
LYDIA. Daldis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Circa 193-211. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 14 mm, 3.63 g, 12 h). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche of Daldis to right. Rev. ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ Bunch of grapes. BMC 5. GRPC Lydia, 13 (same dies). RPC II -. SNG Munich 97. Particularly thick flan. Well centered and the finest of the three examples known. Very fine.
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Extremely rare assertion from Daldis
Lot 990
LYDIA. Daldis. Gallienus, 253-268. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), struck under the strategos, Marcus Aurelius Pius. AY K Π Λ ΓAΛΛIHNOC Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. EΠ ΠEIOY ΔAΛΔIANΩN Kalathos containing four poppy heads between two drooping ears of corn. BNF 0218-0268. GRPC Lydia, 67 (same dies). Mionnet Suppl. VII, 123. SNG Leypold 929. Extremely rare, unrecorded in recent sales. Nice black patina and with a well-detailed reverse. Double-struck on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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