obolos 20
3 October 2021
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Lot 496
Nero, 54-68. Semis (Orichalcum, 18 mm, 2.87 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 64. NERO CAES AVG IMP Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. CER QVIN-Q ROM CO / SC Table, seen from front and right, bearing value mark S, urn and wreath; on the table strut, two confronted gryphons; propped against the table leg, round shield. BMC 261. RIC 233. WCN 325. Tan patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Exceptional Roman Tessera
Lot 497
Anonymous issues, time of Domitian to Antoninus Pius, 81-161. Tessera (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.56 g, 6 h), Rome. Three-legged modius containing two grain ears and a poppy. Rev. Crater. Alföldi, AN 2, pl. 9, 100. Cohen VIII p. 272, 55. Mazzini V, pl. LXXIX, 55. Very rare. Exceptionally well-preserved, with excellent centering and an attractive dark green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 498
SPAIN. Barskunes. Circa 150-100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.73 g, 1 h). BENKOTA (Iberian) Bare head to right, with close-cropped beard. Rev. BASKUNES (Iberian) Warrior on horseback right, holding sword in his right hand and reins in left. ACIP 1630. SNG BM Spain 904–7. Toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 499
SPAIN. Untikesken. mid 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 31 mm, 23.02 g, 2 h). EI (Iberian) Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. UNTIKESKEN (Iberian) Pegasos flying right; wreath above rump; to right, amall bull charging left (very faint). ACIP 1009. CNH 27. SNG BM Spain 509-10. Slightly rough green patina. Good fine.
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Lot 500
CELTIC, Northeast Gaul. Ambiani. Circa 60-50 BC. Stater (Gold, 17 mm, 6.21 g), issued during Caesar's Gallic Wars. Blank convex surface, with traces of design around the edges. Rev. Disjointed horse to right, with crescent below and pellets around. ABC 16. De la Tour 8710. Delestrée & Tache 239. Van Arsdell 52/4. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
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Lot 501
CELTIC, Northeast Gaul. Nervii. Circa 100-50 BC. Unit (Potin, 21 mm, 4.28 g, 3 h). Abstract laurel wreath. Rev. Horse standing to right; crescent above, pellets around. Depeyrot, NC VII, 8. DT 629. LT 8620. Unusually fine for these, and with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 502
CELTIC, Balkan Region. Uncertain mint, copying Histiaia. Circa 2nd century BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14.5 mm, 2.02 g, 1 h), a contemporary Celtic imitation. Slightly barbarized vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right. Rev. Celtisized Nymph seated right on stern of galley decorated with a star. Cf. BCD Euboia 425-32. Toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 503
CAMPANIA. Neapolis. Circa 320-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.15 g, 5 h). Diademed head of a nymph to right, wearing triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; to left, grape bunch; to right, [X;] below, ΣΤΑ. Rev. ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Man-headed bull walking right, head facing; above, Nike flying right to crown the bull; below, K. HN ΙΙΙ 571. SNG ANS 363-4. Toned. Fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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Fine style
Lot 504
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 333-331/0 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.72 g, 7 h), by the Kal... engraver, struck under the magistrate Ari... Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; behind, to left, ⊢; to right, Λ; below, ΚΑΛ over Δ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to right, holding crested helmet with both hands; to left and right, eight-pointed star; below, API. Fischer-Bossert 771 (V303/R597). HN III 896. SNG Lloyd 178 (same dies). Vlasto 545. Fine style. Attractive light toning, and well-centered. Slightly rough fields, puncture or flan flaw on horse's rump, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 505
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.57 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Sa... and Kon... ΣΑ Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins with his left hand and crowning himself with his right; on ground line, Ionic capital. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ / KON Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding serpent coiled in his outstretched right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back. Cf. Fischer-Bossert Group 75, 957 (V373/R-, unrecorded reverse die). HN III 942. Vlasto 657. Boldly struck from slightly deteriorated dies. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 506
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.70 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Dai... and Phi... ΔAI Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding shield and two spears, thrusting spear downwards. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin left, holding in right hand shield decorated with a hippocamp and trident with left; to left, ΦI; below, to right, murex shell. HN III 935. Fischer-Bossert Group 77, 991 (V385/R762). Vlasto 594-6. Well-centered and boldly struck. Areas of porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 507
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.61 g, 9 h), under Dai.. and Phi... Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding shield and two spears, thrusting spear downwards; below, ΔAI. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin left, holding shield decorated with hippocamp and trident; to left, ΦI; below, to right, murex shell. HN III 935. Fischer-Bossert Group 77, 1011 (V389/R778). Vlasto 594-6. Porosity and a little flatly struck on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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Lot 508
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 290-281 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.90 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Sa... ΣΑ Warrior, holding shield and two spears in left hand, preparing to cast a third spear held in right, on horseback right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, extending right hand and holding distaff in fold of left arm, on dolphin left; below, prow left. Fischer-Bossert Group 80, 1113 (V412/R857). HN Italy 934. Vlasto 587. Light toning. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 509
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.66 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... ΣA / ΑΡΕ/ΘΩΝ Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding tripod in his right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back; below, CAΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666. Dies slightly worn, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 510
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.65 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... ΣA / ΑΡΕ/ΘΩΝ Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding tripod in his right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back; below, [AΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666. The reverse well-centered and bold. The obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 511
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.63 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Philiarchos, Sa... and Aga.... ΦIΛI-APXOΣ Youthful nude jockey on horse standing right, holding the reins with his left hand and, with his right, a wreath to crown the horse's head; above left, ΣΑ. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ / AΓA Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding bunch of grapes in his right hand. HN III 960. SNG ANS 1052. Vlasto 673-5. Well-centered. Slight roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 512
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.82 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Philiarchos, Sa... and Aga.... ΦIΛI-APXOΣ Youthful nude jockey on horse standing right, holding the reins with his left hand and, with his right, a wreath to crown the horse's head; above left, ΣΑ. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ / AΓA Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding bunch of grapes in his right hand. HN III 960. SNG ANS 1052. Vlasto 673-5. Light toning. Die cut on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
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Lot 513
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.78 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrates Philiarchos, Sa... and Aga.... ΦIΛI-APXOΣ Youthful nude jockey on horse standing right, holding the reins with his left hand and, with his right, a wreath to crown the horse's head; above left, ΣΑ. Rev. TΑΡΑΣ / AΓA Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding bunch of grapes in his right hand. HN III 960. SNG ANS 1052. Vlasto 673-5. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 514
CALABRIA. Tarentum. 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.88 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Zop... On the left, Nike standing facing, turned slightly to the right to grasp the reins and head of a galloping horse ridden to the left by an ephebe, nude but for his helmet, who holds the reins with his right hand and two javelins and a shield in his left. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Taras (Phalanthos) astride dolphin to left, partially kneeling on his right knee, propped on the dolphin's back behind the fin, and extending his left leg downwards, stretching out his right hand to left and holding, in his left, a small shield inscribed E; in field to left, ZOP; below, waves. HN III 963. SNG ANS 1056. Vlasto 679-82. Boldly struck and nicely toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 515
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.82 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrates Eu... and Philon. EY / ΦIΛΩN Nude warrior on horseback left, holding bridle in his right hand and small round shield in his left. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, crowned by Nike held in his outstretched right hand; below, waves. HN III 964. SNG ANS 1060. Vlasto 685. Boldly struck. Deposits and light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 516
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.35 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrates, Si... and Deinokrates. Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; above left, ΣΙ; below, ΔΕΙΝΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding dolphin in his right hand. HN III 967. SNG BN 1882. Vlasto 692. Well-centered and boldly struck. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 517
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.65 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrates, Si... and Deinokrates. Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; above left, ΣΙ; below, ΔΕΙΝΟΚΡΑΤΗΣ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to left, holding dolphin in his right hand. HN III 967. SNG BN 1882. Vlasto 692. Excellent centering. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 518
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. Diobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.21 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a wing. Rev. Herakles kneeling to right, wrapping both arms around the Nemean lion; above, T. Cf. HN III 912. Vlasto 1300. Well-centered. nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 519
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 325-280 BC. Diobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.19 g, 5 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone; on neck guard, Φ. Rev. Herakles kneeling right, strangling the Nemean lion with both hands; above, A. HN III 976. Vlasto 1314-21. Reverse struck a little off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 520
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.25 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with Scylla. Rev. TAPANTINΩΝ Owl with open wings standing right on thunderbolt; in right field, ΣΩ; in exergue, ΔΙΟ. Vlasto 1080-3. HN III 1018. Old collection toning. Very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 521
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.38 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. Very fine.
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Lot 522
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.30 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Lykinos and Sy... Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΣΥ; below horse, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ. Rev. ΤΑ-ΡΑΣ Taras seated on dolphin to left, brandishing trident held in right hand, chlamys draped over left arm; to right, owl standing to left, head facing. HN III 1025. Vlasto 836-841. STruck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 523
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.56 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Philotas and Di... ΦIΛΩ/TAΣ Horseman advancing to left, crowning horse with wreath held in right hand, holding reins in left; to right, ΔI. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand and distaff in left; to right, rooster standing to left. HN III 1024. Vlasto 846-9. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
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Lot 524
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 18 mm, 6.52 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates Aristokles and Di... API-ΣTO/KΛ-HΣ Warrior holding a lance in his right hand and with a large round shield covering his back, on horse galloping to right; in left field, ΔI. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in right hand, trident in left; to right, head of nymph to left. HN III 1033. Vlasto 877-81. Light iridescent toning. About extremely fine.
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Lot 525
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.31 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrates Hippodan... and Di... ΙΠΠΟΔΑΝ Warrior, wearing breast plate and holding javelin in upraised right hand, on horseback galloping right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ / ΔΙ Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding kantharos and distaff; amphora behind. HN III 1040. SNG ANS 1224. Vlasto 904. Toned and nicely centered. Very fine.
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Lot 526
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.34 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Damokritos, and Euph... EY / ΔΑΜΟK-ΡΙ Youthful nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding firmly the reigns with his right hand; behind jockey, Nike flying right to crown him with wreath. Rev. ΤΑΡΑ-Σ Phalanthos riding dolphin to right, holding cornucopia in his right hand and ornamented trident in his left; behind him, monogram. HN III 1043. Vlasto 919 (same dies). Fine style. Edge lamination at 7h, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 527
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.81 g, 3 h), time of Pyrrhos, struck under the magistrate Aris... ˫ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with a figure of Skylla hurling a rock right on the bowl, a pendant earring and a simple necklace; behind Athena's neck, E. Rev. Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for lion's skin over his left arm, holding club in his right hand and, in his left, a bow and an arrow; above club, owl standing right, head facing; in field to left, [APIΣ]. HN III 1385. SNG ANS 78-9. Of particularly fine style. Sime striking softness on reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 528
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 6.75 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Leon... Three-quarter facing head of Athena, turned slightly to right, wearing triple crested helmet adorned with Skylla; to left, AP/IΓ. Rev. HPAKΛEIΩN / ΛEΩN Herakles standing facing, holding club in right hand, bow and arrow in left, lion's skin draped over his left arm. HN III 1389. Van Keuren 91 (same dies). Cleaning scratches, smoothing and light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 529
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.46 g, 3 h). Head of Demeter to right, her hair bound by a net, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple pearl necklace. Rev. METAΠ Ear of barley with a leaf to the right; above leaf, a pear. BMC 143 (same dies). HN III 1542. Noe 487 (same dies). McClean 967 (same dies). Fine style. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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In the style of Euainetos
Lot 530
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.53 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Zo... Female head to right, wearing triple pendant earring, the hair rolled back from the forehead and tucked in at the back. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, ZΩ. HN III 1538. Noe, Metapontum 507 (same dies). Very rare - only five examples on CoinArchives. With a finely engraved female head in the style of Euainetos. Die break on reverse, porosity and deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 531
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.89 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing a barley wreath, a pendant earring and a simple necklace. Rev. ΜΕ - ΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to left, caduceus and ΛΥ. HN III 1556. Johnston Class A, 1.8. Deposits and some striking weakness in centers, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 532
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.51 g, 7 h). Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, bunch of grapes. Rev. ΜΕTA Barley ear with leaf to right. HN III 1553. Johnston Class A, 4.5. Well-centered. Surface slightly rough. Very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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Lot 533
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.69 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Pa... and Ami... Head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; to left, lion head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠΑ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to left; club above leaf; below, AMI. HN III 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.8. Well-centered. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Unusual with club in the right field!
Lot 534
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 18 mm, 7.85 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrates Pa... and Ami... Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, lion’s head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠA. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, vertical club; below leaf, ΑΜΙ. HN III 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.36. Very rare variety with the club on the right instead of left side. Light marks and deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 535
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.80 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates Pa... and Ami... Head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; to left, lion head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠΑ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to left; club above leaf; below, AMI. HN III 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.30. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 536
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.82 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrates S.. and AMI... ΛEYKI-ΠΠOΣ Helmeted head of Leukippos to right; behind, dog seated left, forepaw raised; below neck truncation, Σ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; dove right above leaf, AMI below leaf. HN III 1576. Johnston Class B, 3.9. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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Lot 537
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.92 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates S... and AMI... ΛEYKI-ΠΠOΣ Helmeted head of Leukippos to right; behind, dog seated left, forepaw raised; below neck truncation, Σ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; dove right above leaf, AMI below leaf. HN III 1576. Johnston Class B, 3.21. Fine head of Leukippos. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 538
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 7.84 g, 4 h), struck under magistrates Dai... and Mach... Head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring; below chin, ΔΑΙ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley, with leaf to right; above leaf, plough to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1 (uncertain dies). Excellent head of Demeter. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 539
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.88 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, pair of tongs; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.1-4.3 (same obverse die). Worn dies, the obverse more so than the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 540
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.86 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Da... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, rake with a long handle and curved tines; below leaf, ΔΑ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C, 5.7. Obverse with heavy die rust and a deep bang on the cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 541
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.89 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, Artemis running to right; below leaf, ΛY. HN III 1590. Johnston Class C, 7.5 (same dies). Struck from a lightly worn obverse die, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 542
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 7.75 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to right, wearing a grain wreath, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, star of sixteen rays; below to left, [Λ]Υ. HN III 1592. Johnston Class C, 8.1. Well-centered and nicely struck. Some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 543
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 290-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.55 g, 2 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of barley ears. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley; to left, satyr standing on barley leaf and playing pipes. HN III 1614. Johnston Class D, 2.6 (same dies). Heavily toned. Flan flaws on obverse. About extremely fine.
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Lot 544
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 7.15 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla holding oar or trident (?). Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right on dotted exergue line; above, monogram of HP; in exergue, fish swimming to right. HN III 1791c. SNG ANS 1041. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 545
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.46 g, 5 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; behind neck, dotted P. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ. SNG Lloyd 520 (same dies). SNG Oxford 1192 (same dies). Williams 264 (O152/R203). Toned. Weakly struck areas. About very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
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Lot 546
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.50 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neckguard, monogram of P·. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; below, monogram of P·. HN III 1284. SNG ANS 1297 ( same dies). Williams 265 (O153/R208). Centered on a broad flan. Rough surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 547
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.49 g, 6 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; below, X. HN III 1284. SNG Copenhagen 1548 (same dies). Williams 273 (O155/R207). Struck from a worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 548
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.24 g, 6 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; below, Θ. HN III 1284. SNG Lockett 549 (same dies). Williams 276 (O156/R215). Well-centered and in high relief. Deposits and light corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 549
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.45 g, 9 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck guard, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, XΛ. HN III 1287. SNG Oxford 1224. Cf. Williams 292 (unrecorded dies). Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 550
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.42 g, 3 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind neck, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1284. SNG Munich 860 (same dies). SNG Oxford 1225 (same dies). Williams 293 (O162/R227). Attractive light toning. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 551
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 334-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.23 g, 10 h), from the Kleudorus Group. Head of Athena to right, wearing an Attic helmet adorned with a griffin. Rev. YEΛΗΤΩΝ Lion walking to left; above, F; below, monogram of ΚΛΕΥ. BMC 60 (same dies). Dewing 460 (same dies). HN III 1289. SNG Ashmolean 1233 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 1553 (same dies). Williams 297 (O165/R228). Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 552
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 475-425 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.11 g, 1 h). Apollo advancing right, holding branch in his upraised right hand, his left arm outstretched with a small daimon running to the right; to right, ivy leaf and stag standing right. Rev. KAVΛO Stag standing left. Cf. HN III 2044 and 2046. Cf. Noe, Caulonia 147 (same obverse die, but stag to right; this reverse die not recorded by Noe). Obverse die deterioration, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 553
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 350-300 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 6.90 g, 5 h). Eagle standing left on olive branch. Rev. KPO / Δ Tripod. HN III 2172. SNG ANS 364. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 554
BRUTTIUM. Terina. Circa 350-275 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 9.28 g, 10 h). Facing lion’s head. Rev. Laureate head of Apollo left; sword behind. HN III 2648. Holloway & Jenkins 123. Dark green patina. Light porosity and corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 555
BRUTTIUM. Terina. Circa 350-275 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.25 g, 9 h). Head of nymph to left. Rev. TEPI Crab; above, crescent downwards. Holloway & Jenkins 121. HN III 2646. Light green patina. Some flaking of patina, primarily along edges, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 556
SICILY. Aitna. 354/3-344 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 26 mm, 19.00 g, 5 h). AITNA Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Horse, with trailing rein, prancing right; above, M. CNS 1. HGC 2, 72. SNG ANS -. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 557
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 480/478-470 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 8.67 g, 2 h). AK - RA Eagle standing right. Rev. Crab seen from above. HGC 2, 99. SNG Munich 55 (same dies). Westermark 261 (O87/R180). Lightly toned. Partially flatly struck on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 558
SICILY. Gela. Circa 465-450 BC. Litra (Silver, 12 mm, 0.76 g, 6 h). Horse walking right; above, wreath; before, crescent. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of Acheloos as a man-headed bull to right. HGC 2, 373. Jenkins, Gela Group III, 244 ff. Well-centered. Tiny encrustations, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 559
SICILY. Gela. Circa 465-450 BC. Litra (Silver, 14 mm, 0.75 g, 8 h). Horse walking right; above, wreath. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of Acheloos as a man-headed bull to right. HGC 2, 373. Jenkins, Gela Group III, 244 ff. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 560
SICILY. Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.05 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. KAMA Owl standing left, head facing, grasping lizard; in exergue, three pellets. CNS 33. HGC 2, 548. Westermark & Jenkins Period 3, 200. Dark green patina. A few light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 561
SICILY. Morgantina. 344-317 BC. Litra (Bronze, 26 mm, 16.57 g, 12 h). MOPΓANTINΩN Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet; behind neckguard, retrograde Γ above owl standing right, head facing. Rev. Lion standing right, devouring head of stag; in exergue, monogram of BAK. Erim & Jaunzems 7. HGC 2, 904 corr (legend placement). Attractive reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 562
SICILY. Syracuse. Gelon I, 485-478 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h). Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing neck­lace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. HGC 2, 1306. Boehringer 174 (V76/R121). Well-centered and with a lovely head of Arethusa. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
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Lot 563
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.18 g, 6 h), struck under Gelon I, 485-479. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in left; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair bound with a taenia, wearing a pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to left. Boehringer 183 (V81/R126). Randazzo 350 (same dies). Cf. SNG ANS 56/57 (obverse/reverse dies). Very rare with the legend outside the ring of dolphins. Excellent centering. Reverse slightly rough, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 564
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.00 g, 12 h), circa 475-470. Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVR-A-KO-ΣΙ-ΟΝ Head of Arethousa το right, wearing tainia; four dolphins around. Boehringer, Group III, Series XIIb, 326 (V126/R228). HGC 2, 1307. Randazzo 497 (same dies). Attractive and nicely toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
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Lot 565
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.01 g, 2 h), c. 485-483. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing neck­lace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 45 (V26/R29). Rizzo pl. XXXIV, 10 (same obverse die) and 22 (similar reverse). Struck from beautifully engraved dies. Nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
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Lot 566
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.48 g), under Hieron I, c. 475-470. Diademed head of Arethusa to right. Rev. Wheel with four spokes. Boehringer Series XII, 362-70 (unlisted dies). HGC 2, 1371. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 567
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.82 g, 10 h), c. 466-460. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying left to crown the charioteer; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 492 (V259/R348). SNG ANS 157 (same obverse die) and 154 (same reverse die). SNG Delepierre 636 (same reverse die). Flan flaw on obverse, scratch on cheek, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 568
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.23 g, 1 h), c. 450. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing a broad hair band, a crescent earring and a pearl necklace between two simple torcs; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Boehringer 535 (V274/R374). Jameson 768 (same dies). SNG ANS 171 (same reverse die). Lightly toned and attractive. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
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Lot 569
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.24 g, 10 h), c. 440-430. Charioteer driving a quadriga walking to left; above Nike flying left to crown the horses; in exergue, ketos to left. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right with her hair tied by a band; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Boehringer 596 (V294/R402). De Nanteuil 341 (same dies). Jameson 772 (same dies). Artistic dies. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 570
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.73 g, 10 h), circa 390 BC. ΣYPA Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Bridled hippocamp swimming left. CNS 34. HGC 2, 1456. SNG ANS 426-33. Green patina. A couple of light scratches on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 571
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 25 Litrai (Electrum, 12 mm, 1.72 g, 11 h), circa 310-305. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΣΥΡAK-OΣIΩN Lyre. Jenkins Group A. SNG ANS 617. SNG Munich 1206. Very fine.
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Lot 572
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 14.66 g, 1 h), circa 305-295. KOΡAΣ Head of Kore to right, wearing grain wreath and pendant earring. Rev. AΓAΘOKΛEIOΣ Nike, bare to the waist, standing right, attaching armor to a trophy; to right, triskeles to left. Ierardi 85 ff (uncertain dies). SNG ANS 664. Removed from NGC holder. Nicely toned and obverse die of particularly fine style. Surfaces porous and rough, reverse heavily corroded, and some chipping along the edges, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 1000 CHF
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Lot 573
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 10.22 g, 5 h). [ΣYRAKOΣIΩN] Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain; behind, uncertain symbol (possibly a shell). Rev. Bull butting to left; dolphin above and another below; in field above bull, monogram of NK. Calciati 96. SNG ANS 568. Dark brown patina, and with an attractive head of Kore. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 40 CHF
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Lot 574
SICILY. Syracuse. Pyrrhos, 278-276 BC. Octobol (Silver, 21 mm, 5.21 g, 2 h). Head of Persephone to left, wreathed with grain leaves and wearing pendant earrings. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΡΡΟΥ Athena Alkidemos advancing left, brandishing spear with her right hand and holding shield aloft in her left. SNG ANS 828-9. SNG Copenhagen 93-4. Attractive dark patina as found. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 575
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. Unit (Bronze, 27 mm, 17.65 g, 9 h), c. 230-218/5. Diademed head of Hieron II to left. Rev. ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ Helmeted cavalryman riding horse prancing to right, holding couched lance with his right hand; below right, monogram of ΑΡ. BAR Issue 62. CNS 195. HGC 2, 1548. Well-centered and with a dark green patina. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 576
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 8.64 g, 10 h). Head of Poseidon to left, wearing tainia. Rev. ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ Trident flanked by two dolphins swimming downwards. BAR Issue 60. Calciati 197. HGC 2, 1550. Brown patina. Deposits and striking weakness, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 577
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II of Syracuse in association with Ptolemy II Philadelphos of Egypt, c. 264/260 BC. Diobol (Bronze, 25 mm, 17.34 g, 1 h), in the style of contemporary standard Ptolemaic coinage from Alexandreia, Syracuse. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY Eagle, with spread wings, standing left on thunderbolt; in field to left, oval shield; to right, below wing tips, A. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 615. Wolf & Lorber, 'Western Greek' Style, Subgroup 3. Dark green patina. Encrustations on the reverse. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 578
SICILY. Unlocated Punic Mint, Lilybaion or Entella. 320/315-300 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.05 g, 6 h). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of wheat leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around her head, four dolphins. Rev. 'MMHNT = People of the Camp Horse's head to left; behind, date palm. Jenkins, Punic 182 (O52/R157). SNG Cambridge 1486 (same dies). Boldly struck. Minor porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
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Lot 579
CARTHAGE. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.26 g, 2 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse prancing right. MAA 15. SNG Copenhagen 96. Greenish-brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 580
CARTHAGE. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.82 g, 1 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse prancing right. MAA 15. SNG Copenhagen 96. Green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
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Lot 581
CARTHAGE. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.27 g, 3 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse standing right; palm tree in background; before, pellet. MAA 18b. SNG Copenhagen 109-13 var (no pellet). Dark brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 582
CARTHAGE. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.13 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse standing right; palm tree in background. MAA 18. SNG Copenhagen 109. Dark olive patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 583
CARTHAGE. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.82 g, 5 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse standing right; palm tree in background; three pellets before. MAA 18f. SNG Copenhagen 109-13 var (no pellets). Greenish-brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 584
CARTHAGE. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.54 g, 12 h). Palm tree with two bunches of fruits. Rev. Horse's head right. MAA 20. SNG Copenhagen 102-5. Dark green patina. Struck on a slightly tight flan, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 585
CARTHAGE. Circa 300-264 BC. Unit (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.84 g, 7 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse’s head to right. MAA 57. SNG Copenhagen 149. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 586
CARTHAGE. Circa 300-264 BC. Unit (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.13 g, 9 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse’s head to right. MAA 57. SNG Copenhagen 149. Dark green patina. Spot of corrosion on back of Tanit's head, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 587
CARTHAGE. Circa 300-264 BC. Unit (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.67 g, 7 h). Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Horse’s head to right; before, Punic tet. MAA 57 var (Punic letter not recorded). SNG Copenhagen -. Green patina with light earthen deposits. Encrustation on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 588
CARTHAGE. First Punic War. Circa 264-241 BC. Shekel (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.72 g, 5 h), Sardinia. Wreathed head of Tanit to left, wearing triple pendant earring. Rev. Horse standing right; below, Punic gaml. MAA 59h. SNG Copenhagen 214. Green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 589
CARTHAGE. Second Punic War. Circa 220-205 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.44 g, 7 h), Sardinia, c. 216-215. Wreathed head of Tanit to left. Rev. Bull standing right; above, star; to right, Punic mem. CNP 377r. MAA -. SNG Copenhagen 387-8 var (Punic letters). Dark green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 590
MOESIA. Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.54 g). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. [Ι]ΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, monogram of ΔI. HGC 3.2, 1804. SNG BM Black Sea 253. Well-centered and struck, with light toning. Very fine.
Current Bid: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 591
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 420-256/5 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.47 g, 3 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted - a tête-bêche pair. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin. AMNG I 453. Cf. HGC 3.2, 1805-8 (trihemiobols). SNG BM Black Sea -. SNG Stancomb 136-7. Very rare denomination. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 592
THRACE. Abdera. Circa 411/0-386/5 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14 mm, 1.61 g, 10 h). Griffin seated to left, right forepaw raised; laurel leaf below raised forepaw. Rev. Bull head to left within incuse square. May, Abdera, 114 (A99/P93). SNG Copenhagen 318. Very fine.
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Lot 593
THRACE. Ainos. Circa 463/2-462/1 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 15.51 g, 12 h). Head of Hermes to right, wearing petasos, his hair wound around his head in a plait. Rev. ΑΙΝI Goat standing right; before, dog standing right; all within incuse square. HGC 3.2, 1266. Cf. May, Ainos 28-29. Toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 3500 CHF
Starting Price: 3500 CHF
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Lot 594
THRACE. Byzantion. Circa 3rd century BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.10 g, 12 h), host coin struck under the magistrate Asopios, then countermarked to be used in Byzantion and Kalchedon, c. 260-246. Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath; at the base of the neck, countermark bearing a helmet in square frame. Rev. BYZANTI EΠI AΣΩΠIOY Poseidon standing facing, head left, holding Nike and trident; countermark of a corn ear with leaf to right punched on lower field. SNG BM Black Sea 67 (with these same countermarks). Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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