obolos 20
3 October 2021
Webauction
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.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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 Schönert-Geiss 2031 (V1/R1), otherwise unpublished.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.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 53 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 965
BITHYNIA. Cius. Diadumenian, As Caesar, 217-218. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.63 g, 12 h). Μ ΟΠΕΛ ΑΝΤΩ ΔΙΑ ΚΑΙ Bareheaded 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.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Perhaps one of just three known
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.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
One of only two known
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.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
None on CoinArchives
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.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 991
LYDIA. Sala. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.91 g, 1 h). Laureate head of bearded Herakles to right. Rev. CAΛΗ-ΝΩΝ Grape bunch on vine. BMC 24. GRPC Lydia, 35-6. Lindgren & Kovacs 798. SNG Copenhagen 433-4. Nicely centered and well-struck, with a powerful portrait of Herakles. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Published in RPC
Lot 992
LYDIA. Thyateira. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.61 g, 6 h). ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙ CE ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟC Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΘΥΑΤƐΙΡΑ Tyche, turreted, standing left, with bare breast, holding two grain-ears in right hand and scepter in left. BMC 69. RPC II 943.3 (this coin). Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Plate coin in Franke & Nollé!
Lot 993
LYDIA. Thyateira. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Medallion (Bronze, 44 mm, 34.09 g, 6 h), alliance issue with Pergamum, struck under the strategos Moschus, 193-195. AYT KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHPOC ΠEP Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. EΠI CTPA MOC-XOY B ΠEPΓAMHNΩN / ΘYATEIPHNΩN OMONOIA Asclepius of Pergamum standing to right, holding serpent-entwined staff, standing vis-à-vis Apollo Tyrimnaeus of Thyatira standing to left. GRPC Lydia 282 (same dies). Franke & Nollé 2298 (this coin) = Mabbott 1856 (this coin). SNG von Aulock 3221. Extremely rare, only five recorded by Franke & Nollé. Scratches on reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 994
PHRYGIA. Aezanis. Claudius, 41-54. Assarion (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 3.90 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate, Claudius Hierax. KΛAYΔION KAICAPA AIZANITAI Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. EΠI KΛAYΔIOY IEPAKOC Zeus standing to left, holding eagle in his extended right hand and long scepter with his left. BMC 85-6. RPC I 3088. SNG Copenhagen 83. SNG von Aulock 3349. Well centered, nice patina, with a strong portrait of Claudius. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 995
PHRYGIA. Cibyra. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.36 g, 12 h). AY K M AN ΓOPΔIANOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. KIBY-PATΩN Tyche standing to left, wearing modius on head, holding rudder on globe in her right hand and cornucopia in her left. BMC 78. RPC VII.1, 667. Attractive brown and tan patina. A few adjustment marks on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare mint
Lot 996
PHRYGIA. Cidyessus. Philip I, with Philip II, 244-249. (Bronze, 35 mm, 18.12 g, 5 h), struck under the first archon Aurelius Marcus. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΙ CEΒ Confronted busts of Philip I, radiate, draped and cuirassed to right, and Philip II, laureate, draped and cuirassed to left. Rev. EΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΑΡΧOY ARX ΠΡΩ / ΤΟ Β / ΚΙΔΥΗCCE/ΩΝ Hygieia standing right, feeding from patera serpent held in arms, facing Asklepios standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff; between them, Telesphorus standing facing. RPC VIII Online unassigned ID 20702. Von Aulock Phrygiens I 584-5. Rare - just three specimens cited in RPC Online. Green patina with sandy highlights. Light surface roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Unique
Lot 997
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. Titus, 79-81. Assarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.28 g, 1 h). [ΤΙΤΟϹC] ΚΑΙCΑΡ Draped and laureate head of Titus to right. Rev. [ΙE]ΡΑΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Apollo riding right on horseback, holding double axe. Unpublished in the standard references. Shares the same obverse die as RPC 1304 (Apollo standing on the reverse) and similar reverse die as RPC 1304b. Extremely rare, seemingly unique. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Unpublished
Lot 998
PHRYGIA. Hadrianopolis-Sebaste. Maximinus I, 235-238. (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 10.36 g, 6 h), struck under the archon Lourios. ΑΥ ΙΟΥΗΠ ΜΑΞΙΜΕΙΝΟ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΛΟΥΡΙΟΥ / ΑΔΡΙΑΝΩ/ΠΟΛ Rivergod Carmius reclining left, holding cornucopia in right hand and reed in left. BMC -. RPC VI Online -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 999
PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Geta, As Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.32 g, 6 h). · Λ · CEΠ ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ Eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak, wings displayed. SNG Copenhagen 594. Well-centered and attractive. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1000
PHRYGIA. Stectorium. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 17.22 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Fl. Likinnianos, c. 161-162. •ΑYΤ• ΛΟYΚΙС• (sic) ΑYΡ• •ΟYΗΡΟС• Draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΦΛ ΛΙΚΙΝ-ΝΙΑΝΟY CΤEΚΤΟΡΗ / ΝΩΝ Zeus seated to left on a low throne, holding Nike with his extended right hand and long scepter with his left. RPC IV, 2 temporary 2165. SNG Bern 1221 (same dies. With a splendidly elegant and noble portrait of Verus and a fine, golden-tan patina; possibly the best known example of this very rare type. Somewhat rough surfaces, some flatness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Unique
Lot 1001
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Philip II, 247/9. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.78 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤ Κ CEΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠ[ΟΝ] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. CΙΔΗΤΩΝ Nike advancing to left holding wreath with her extended left arm and palm with her right. RPC VIII Online 71930 (this coin). Extremely rare, the only known example. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1002
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.48 g, 6 h), struck under Antoninus pius. AVRELIVS CAESAR Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. COLONIAE ANTIOCHIAE Eagle standing to right, with wings spread. RPC IV.3 online 7338. Krzyżanowska 139, I.1-5. BMC 9. SNG von Aulock 4922. Sharp details, well-centered, beautiful black patina, and with an excellent portrait of Marcus Aurelius. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1003
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Diadumenian, As Caesar, 217-218. Assarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.30 g, 6 h). K Μ Ο(ΠE)Λ ΑΝΤΩΝΙ ΔΙΑΔΟΥ(ΜΕ)ΝΙΑΝΟC Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. CAΓAΛACCEΩN Lakaidemon standing left, holding patera in right hand, a piece of drapery or ribbon in left. SNG BN 1805 (same dies). Von Aulock, Pisidiens -. Well-struck, and with a dark reddish-brown and green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Very Rare!
Lot 1004
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Claudius II, 268-270. 10 Assaria (Bronze, 33 mm, 17.16 g, 12 h). AY•K•M•AYP• KΛAYΔIO-N Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Claudius II Gothicus to right, seen from behind; before, value mark I. c/m: eagle standing right, head left, holding wreath in beak. Rev. CAΓAΛACCEΩN Kybele, wearing polos, enthroned between two lions to left, holding patera in her right hand and leaning her left elbow on a tympanon on the seat of her throne. SNG BNF -; but an example was subsequently acquired by the BNF in 2014 (inventory 2014.38). For the c/m: Howgego 335. Extremely rare. Possibly the second known example. Host coin flatly struck, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1005
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain. 1st Century BC. (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 7.25 g, 1 h). Bare head to right. Rev. Hasta, sella quaestoria and fiscus; Q below. RPC I 5409. A particularly fine example with a strong portrait, well-struck with clear details, and with a nice reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1006
CILICIA. Adana. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 28 mm, 13.06 g, 6 h). AYT KAIC M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. AΔPIANωN AΔANEωN Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right; the twelve signs of the Zodiac around. Levante, Adana 216. RPC VII.2 Online ID 2112. SNG BN 1879. SNG Levante 1233. This coin nicer than the five examples cited in RPC Online. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1007
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.49 g, 12 h), year 126 = 107-108. KAICAPEΩN (PE) ANAZAP Veiled, draped and turreted bust of Tyche to right. Rev. ETOYC ςKP Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right. SNG BN -. SNG Levante 1378. Ziegler 96 var (dies not recorded). Pleasing green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Not in RPC
Lot 1008
CILICIA. Diocaesarea. Time of Antonius Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.77 g, 11 h). ΔΙΟΚΑΙCΑΡEΩΝ Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of the Tyche of Diocaesarea to right. Rev. Eagle, with wings spread, standing to left on thunderbolt. RPC -. Unpublished in the standard references but see, Künker 333, 544 = Hauck & Aufhäuser 20, 168. Well-centered, and with a fine dark green-black patina. The second known example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
With the portrait of the Stoic philosopher Chrysippos of Soli
Lot 1009
CILICIA. Pompeiopolis. Philip I, 244-247. Heptassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 11.41 g, 6 h). ΑVΤ Κ ΙΟY ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΕY CEΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛ ΙΑΤ / S Bare-headed and draped bust of the philosopher Chrysippos to right. RPC VIII Online ID 2348. SNG BN 1254. SNG Levante 895. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
The 4th Known Example
Lot 1010
GALATIA. Ancyra. Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.45 g, 6 h), c. 184-190. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟϹ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right, wearing paludamentum. Rev. ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΩΝ Telesphorus standing, facing. RPC Online IV.2 1730.4 (this coin). Extremely rare. One of only 4 known examples. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished?
Lot 1011
GALATIA. Ancyra. Lucius Verus, 161-169. (Bronze, 31 mm, 24.39 g, 6 h). ΑΥΤ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΟΥΗΕΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟ ΑΝΚΥΡΑC Athena standing left, holding owl in right hand and supporting grounded shield with left; spear behind. BMC -. Lidgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. RPC IV.3 Online -. CNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -. Possibly unpublished. Mottled brown and tan patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Seemingly unique
Lot 1012
GALATIA. Pessinus. Geta, 209-212. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 31 mm, 15.17 g, 1 h). AYT K Π C ΓETAC AY Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ΠΕCCΙΝΟΥΤΙΩΝ Attis standing left, crescent at shoulders and above brow, holding a kerykeion (?) in right hand and resting left upon a grounded shield. BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. SNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -. Unpublished . Well-centered and well-struck, with a very fine portrait, and with an attractive tan patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1013
GALATIA. Tavium. Geta, As Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.31 g, 1 h). ΠΟ CΕ ΓΕΤΑC ΚΟΜ ΚΕCΑΡ Bare head of Geta to right. Rev. CE ΤΡ / ΤΑΟΥΙ/ΑΝΩΝ in three lines within laurel wreath. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock 6254. Black patina with earthen deposits on the reverse. Corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1014
GALATIA. Koinon of Galatia. Claudius, 49-54. Assarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.97 g, 11 h), struck under the legate, Annius Afrinus. ΚΑΙCΑΡ Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΑΦΡΙΝΟΥ Hexastyle temple set on podium of three steps. RPC 3558. Devreker 191, no. 11. Beautiful dark patina with earthen highlights. A scarcely encountered type. Some cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1015
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Trajan, 98-117. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.05 g, 6 h), 98-99. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB ΓEPM Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΔHM EΞ YΠAT B Tyche standing left, holding rudder in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. Ganschow 123a. RPC III 2986. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1016
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. temp. Sextus Julius Caesar, 47-46 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 15.59 g, 12 h), in the name and types of the Seleukid king Philip I Philadelphos, year 3 of the Caesarean Era = 47-46 BC. Diademed head of Philip I to right within filleted border. Rev. Zeus Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike in extended right hand and scepter in left; to inner left, monogram of ANT (= Antioch); fixed monogram below thorne; Γ and thunderbolt in exergue; all within wreath. HGC 9, 1360a. McAlee 4. Prieur 4. RPC I 4127. SC 2491.1. Extremely rare - Prieur recorded just two examples. Sharply struck and with light toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Publius Quinctillius Varus, Massacred at Teutoberger Forest
Lot 1017
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Time of Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.54 g, 12 h), struck under Publius Quinctillius Varus, Governor of Syria, 5/4 BC, year ZK = 27 of the Actian Era = 5/4 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ Tyche seated to right on rocky outcropping, holding palm branch; in field to right, ZK; at feet, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming to right. McAlee 87. RPC I 4252. Unusually fine details for type, well centered and among the finest known. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1018
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Hadrian, 117-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.27 g, 12 h), year 177 = 128-129. MHT-P ANTIOXEΩN Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right. Rev. ETO ZOP Olive-branch; in lower right field, A. McAlee 129a. RPC III 3742. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1019
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.60 g, 11 h), 241-244. ΑYΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ YΠΑ ΤΟ Β Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak; between legs, crescent above ram running to right, with its head reverted. McAlee 881. Prieur 298. RPC VII.2 Online ID 68049. Light porosity and a couple of minor deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1020
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 11.84 g, 12 h), 238-240. ΑYΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 860. Prieur 282. RPC VII.2 Online ID 68016. Lightly toned. Scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1021
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.64 g, 12 h), 241-244. ΑYΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate head of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ YΠΑ ΤΟ Β Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak; between legs, crescent above ram running to left, with its head reverted. McAlee 878. Prieur 292. RPC VII.2 Online ID 68043. Deposit on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1022
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.84 g, 6 h), 245. AYTOK K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, seen from behind. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO A / S C Eagle standing facing on palm branch, with spread wings and head to left, holding wreath in its beak. McAlee 897. Prieur 338A. RPC VIII Online ID 47997. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1023
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 10.69 g, 12 h), 4th officina (Δ), 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 standing facing with wings spread, head left, holding wreath in beak; above eagle's left wing, Δ. McAlee 901d. Prieur 308. RPC VIII Online ID 29032. Fantastic sharp portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1024
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 11.84 g, 6 h), 248. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, wearing balteus. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Δ / ANTIOXIA S C Eagle standing to right, with spread wings and wreath in its beak. McAlee 941b. Prieur 426. RPC VIII Online ID 29194. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1025
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 11.29 g, 7 h), struck under Philip I, 247. MAP ΩTAKIΛI CEOYHPAN CEB Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to left, wearing stephane, set on crescent. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Γ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle with spread wings standing right, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1098. Prieur 390. RPC VIII Online ID 29071. Deposits and light porosity on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1026
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 10.09 g, 7 h), 245. ΜΑΡ ΙΟYΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΚΕCΑΡ Bareheaded and draped bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Α / S C Eagle with spread wings standing facing, head left, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 1014. Prieur 346. RPC VIII Online ID 29405. Minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1027
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.64 g, 6 h), 248. ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑΤΟ Δ / ANTIOCHIA/S C Eagle with spread wings standing facing to right, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 1042. Prieur 474. RPC VIII Online ID 29020. Graffito (X) in obverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1028
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan Decius, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 13.56 g, 6 h), 1st officina. ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕ ΚΥ ΔΕΚΙΟC ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right; below neck, pellet. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡX ΕΞΟΥCΙΑC / S C Eagle standing right on palm branch, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1119a Prieur 537. RPC IX 1626. Bold "Arabic style" portrait of Trajan Decius. A few minor deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1029
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Herennius Etruscus, As Caesar, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 12.27 g, 11 h), 3rd officina, 250-251. EPENN ETPOY ME KY ΔEKIOC KECAP Bareheaded and draped bust of Herrenius Etruscus to right; below, three pellets. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing right on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1152c. Prieur 633. RPC IX 1732. Light toning; well-struck and with a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1030
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 13.13 g, 6 h), 4th officina. AYTOK K Γ ΟΥΙΒ ΤΡΕΒ ΓΑΛΛΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right; below, four pellets. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; Δ between legs. McAlee 1172d. Prieur 662. RPC IX 1801. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1031
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Volusian, 251-253. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26.5 mm, 11.87 g, 6 h), 4th officina. ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Γ ΑΦΙΝ ΓΑΛ ΟΥEΝΔ ΟΥΟΛΟΥCCΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right; below, four pellets formed in a square. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, with wings spread, head turned to right, holding wreath in beak; between legs. McAlee 1187d. Prieur 699. RPC IX 1803. Scarce. Only two cited by Prieur. A few small deposits and a small pit on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1032
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Heliopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.39 g, 7 h). L SEPTIMIO SEVERO AVG B Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Septimus Severus to right. Rev. COL HEL / I O M H View of the temple of Jupiter Heliopolitanus, shown in perspective, and seen from above and to left. SNG Cop. 429. BMC 2. Price & Trell 702. An attractive architectural type with a splendid black patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1033
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Seleucia Pieria. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.97 g, 1 h). AYTOKPA KA CE CEYHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. CΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ ΠΙΕΡΙΑC ZE Tetrastyle temple containing baetyl of Zeus Kasios; eagle surmounting the pediment. BMC 50 var (obverse legend). Butcher 80. Black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1034
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Hieropolis. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.60 g, 12 h), 215-217. ΑΥΤ Κ M A ΑΝΤΩΝEΙΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ Eagle with spread wings standing facing, head to right and holding wreath in beak; between the eagle's legs, lion walking to right. Prieur 929. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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