obolos 20
3 October 2021
Webauction
Lot 595
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12.5 mm, 2.14 g, 12 h). Forepart of lion to right, head turned to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of raised and sunken quarters, with caduceus and pellet above VE monogram in the opposed sunken quarters. BMC 42. HGC 3.2, 1437. McClean -. Lightly toned. Lightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 596
THRACE. Kardia. Circa 350-309 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.40 g, 9 h). Lion leaping to left. Rev. KAP/ΔΙΑ Barley grain within linear square border. HGC 3.2, 1482. Tzvetkova 122-8. Green patina with light earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 597
THRACE. Lysimacheia. Circa 225-199/8 BC. (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.30 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΛΥ within wreath. HGC 3.2, 1504. SNG Copenhagen 921. Black patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 598
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 386/5-348/7 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.65 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrate Zeno. Μ-Α Forepart of horse to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ - ZH-NΩ-NOΣ Bunch of grapes within dotted linear square. Schönert-Geiss 521-34. SNG Copenhagen 622. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 599
THRACE. Mesambria. Circa 275/50-175 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.88 g, 12 h). Diademed female head to right. Rev. METAM-BPIANΩN Athena Promachos advancing to left, holding forth shield in left hand and brandishing thunderbolt in right. HGC 3.2, 1575. SNG BM Black Sea 284-6. Dark brown patina with light deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 600
THRACE. Sestos. Circa 300 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.39 g, 5 h). Wreathed head of Persephone to right, wearing barley-wreath. Rev. ΣΗ Hermes standing to left, holding kerykeion in his right hand; amphora on the lower left field. HGC 3.2, 1647. Von Fritze 9. Brown patina. Light scratches on obverse, pit on brow, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 601
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 9.09 g). Nude ithyphallic Satyr moving right in the archaic ‘running-kneeling’ position, holding a nymph in his arms, who wears thin robes and raises her right hand in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of windmill form. Asyut 104. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. SNG Copenhagen 1008-1009. Toned. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 602
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. 500-480 BC. Trihemiobol or 1/8 Stater (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.86 g). Ithyphallic satyr running to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 333. Le Rider, Thasiennes 4. Dark toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 603
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. 500-480 BC. Trihemiobol or 1/8 Stater (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.74 g). Ithyphallic satyr running to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 333. Le Rider, Thasiennes 4. toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 604
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.55 g). Two dolphins above one another in opposite directions; pellet above and below. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 337. Le Rider, Thasiennes 9. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 605
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.44 g). Two dolphins above one another in opposite directions; pellet above and below. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 337. Le Rider, Thasiennes 9. Well centered. good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 606
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 480-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 9.01 g). Archaic-style Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 607
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 435-411 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.29 g). Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph; to right, A. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 334. Le Rider, Thasiennes 6. SNG Copenhagen Suppl. 103. Well-centered and of fine classical style. Flan crack, light porosity and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 608
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 435-411 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.36 g). Dolphin swimming to right; pellet above and below. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 338. Le Rider, Thasiennes 10. Toned and well-struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 609
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.43 g, 1 h). Bald and bearded head of a satyr to right. Rev. ΘΑΣI Two dolphins, one above the other, swimming left and right; all within shallow incuse. HGC 340. Le Rider, Thasiennes 12. Toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 610
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.40 g, 5 h). Bald and bearded head of satyr to right. Rev. ΘΑΣ Two dolphins, one above the other, swimming left and right; all within shallow incuse. HGC 340. Le Rider, Thasiennes 12. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 611
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 148-90/80 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.54 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΩΝ / ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Herakles standing left, nude but for lion's skin over his shoulder and left arm; resting right hand on club; to left, monogram of MH. HGC 6, 359. SNG Copenhagen 1042. Flan a little wavy, planchet flaw on reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 612
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, as satrap, 323-305 BC. 1/10 Tetradrachm (Silver, 11 mm, 1.14 g, 1 h), 1/10 Tetradrachm. Head of Apollo to right, wearing tainia. Rev. AΛE Youth on horse rearing right; below, forepart of lion right and [ΛΥ]. HGC 3.2, 1747. Price 435A. Thompson -. A very rare coin and unusual denomination for Lysimachos. Tiny scratch on horse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 613
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.25 g, 12 h), in the name of Alexander III of Macedon, Kolophon, c. 301/0-300/299. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, lion's head left above crescent; below throne, pentagram. Price 1832. Lightly toned and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 614
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.09 g, 6 h), with the types of Alexander III of Macedon, Lampsakos, c. 299/8-297/6. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, monogram of ΠΑ above forepart of lion left; below throne, torch. Price L13. Thompson 37. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 615
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.03 g, 10 h), Magnesia, 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point below left; to left, monogram within wreath; above knee, Σ. Müller -. Thompson 102. Lightly toned and struck in high relief. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 616
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 16.95 g, 11 h), Sardes, c. 297/6-286. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right hand; behind, transverse spear with point below left; to outer left, monogram of ΠΡΕ; in exergue, monogram of ΔΚ. Müller 407. Thompson 86. Light toning around the devices. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 617
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 8.36 g, 1 h), struck under Mithradates VI Eupator, Tomis, c. 88-86. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident; bellow Athena's right arm, ΘΕM; on throne, TO. AMNG I 2480. Callataÿ p. 142, dies D4/R3. SNG Stockholm 839 (same dies). Typical die rust on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Unpublishe Lysimachos
Lot 618
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.78 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in Asia Minor, perhpas Herakleia, early to mid 3rd century. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point below left; in exergue, monogram of HP. Müller -. SNG Copenhagen -. Thompson -. Well-struck and of pleasing style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 619
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.93 g, 12 h), uncertain mint, posthumous issue, 3rd century BC. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne; behind, transverse spear; to inner left, monogram of ΠAP; in exergue, monogram of EP. Müller -. Thompson -. Well-centered and with toning around the devices. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 620
KINGS OF THRACE. Adaios, circa 275-225 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.37 g, 3 h), Kypsela?, c. 253-243. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΑΔΑΙΟΥ Tripod; to left, goat's head right and two monograms. SNG BM Black Sea 322-3 var. (monograms). Brown patina. Roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 621
KINGS OF THRACE. Adaios, circa 275-225 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.86 g, 4 h). Head of bearded Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΔΑΙΟΥ Club; below, two monograms. SNG BM Black Sea 329; Youroukova 119. Attractive, and with a dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 622
KINGS OF THRACE. Adaios, circa 275-225 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.17 g, 8 h). Head of boar to right. Rev. AΔA Spearhead to right,; below, two monograms. Dimitrov 393–4 var (monograms). HGC 3, 1767. Peykov C4050. Psoma, Maroneia M252 var (monograms). Dark green patina. Surface roughness, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished?
Lot 623
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Uncertain. 6th-5th centuries BC. 1/24 Stater (Electrum, 6 mm, 0.66 g). Gorgoneion facing, surrounded by snakes and with a protruding tongue. Rev. Rough incuse square. Klein -. Tzamalis -. Rosen -. Unpublished? Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 624
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Ichnai. Circa 485-470 BC. Diobol (?) (Silver, 11 mm, 0.67 g). Bull kneeling left, head turned to right; above, pellet in crescent. Rev. Wheel of four spokes within incuse square. Cf. HPM pl. IV, 9-12. Cf. SNG ANS 939-43. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 625
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 13 mm, 0.97 g). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 626
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 11.5 mm, 1.06 g). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 627
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Siris. Circa 525-480 BC. Trihemiobol or 1/8 Stater (Silver, 7 mm, 0.97 g), struck circa 490-480. Satyr with tail crouching to right, holding rhyton; pellet behind and before. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square divided diagonally. HPM p. 82, 19, pl. VIII, 12. SNG ANS 973 (as Lete). Possibly overstruck on a 1/8 stater of the Mygdones or Krestones bearing a kneeling goat. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 628
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Siris. Circa 525-480 BC. Trihemiobol or 1/8 Stater (Silver, 9 mm, 1.15 g). Nude satyr seated right with his knees up before him; to left and right, pellet. Rev. Diagonally divided incuse square. HGC 3, 536. SNG ANS 971-973. Svoronos pl. VIII, 13-17. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Aige in Pallene?
Lot 629
MACEDON. Aige in Pallene. 500-480 BC. Tritetartemorion (Silver, 8 mm, 0.51 g). Forepart of goat to right, head turned backwards. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of mill sail design. Tsintsifos 8 (as Pergamos). Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 630
MACEDON. Argilos. Circa 470-460 BC. Tetartemorion or 1/48th Stater (Silver, 7 mm, 0.23 g). Forepart of Pegasos to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 486. Liampi 72-92 (uncertain dies). Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 631
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 16 mm, 2.22 g, 1 h), Olynthos, 432-400. Laureate head of Apollo to right; below chin, A. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ - ΚΙΔ - ΕΩN Kithara with five strings; all within incuse square. HGC 3.1, 502. SNG ANS 520. Fine style. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 632
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.96 g, 7 h), Olynthos. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΧΑΛΚΙ-ΔΕΩΝ Tripod. HGC 3, 512. Psoma, Olynthe Group VIII. Green patina. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare! Second known
Lot 633
MACEDON. Phagres. Circa 450 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.82 g). Lion seated to left, his head turned back to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of mill sail form. Unpublished but cf. H. Bloesch, "Die Löwen von Skione", SNR 38 (1957), p. 10 and pl. 1, 12 (lion to right). Same dies, but by far nicer than Obolos 16, 2020, 647. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 634
MACEDON. Phagres. Circa 450 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.17 g). Lion seated to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of mill sail form. H. Bloesch, "Die Löwen von Skione", SNR 38 (1957), p. 10 and pl. 1, 12. Nomos 18 (2019), 71. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 635
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 1.64 g, 9 h). Gorgoneion facing with protruding tongue. Rev. Ν-Ε / Ο-Π Head of the nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. SNG ANS 430-454. Well centered and struck. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 636
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 1.45 g, 2 h). Gorgoneion facing with protruding tongue. Rev. ΝΕΟΠ Head of the nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. AMNG III/2, 9. HGC 3.1, 588. Chip on reverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 637
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.34 g, 6 h). Grain ear. Rev. Τ-P-Α-Ι Within the squares of a quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III/2, 1. HGC 3.1, 745. SNG ANS 903. Toned and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 638
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 0.85 g, 10 h). Head of Hermes to right, wearing petasos with strap tied at back of head. Rev. T-P-A-I within recesses of quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 747. SNG ANS 904. Dark greenish-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 639
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 9.5 mm, 0.85 g, 8 h). Head of Hermes to right, wearing petasos with strap tied at back of head. Rev. T-P-A-I within recesses of quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 747. SNG ANS 904. Black patina. Light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 640
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 480-470 BC. Diobol (Silver, 7 mm, 1.13 g). Goose standing to right, head turned to left. Rev. Rough incuse square. HGC 3, 519. HPM pl. IX, 5. SNG ANS 270-272. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 641
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 480-470 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.94 g). Goose standing right, head turned back to left. Rev. Incuse square. HGC 3, 519. SNG ANS 276-280. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 642
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 470-460 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 1.13 g). Goose standing to right on decorated base, turning head to left to face a lizard crawling downwards to left; in field to right and below left, Θ. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III/2, p. 139, 37. SNG ANS 273-4. Well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 643
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 470-460 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.83 g). Goose standing to right on decorated base, turning head to left to face a lizard crawling downwards to left; in field below left, Θ. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III/2, p. 139, 37. SNG ANS 273-4. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 644
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 13 mm, 0.97 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left; below, H. Rev. Incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 288-290. Attractive light tonin. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 645
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.94 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left; below, A. Rev. Incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 285-6. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 646
KINGS OF MACEDON. Pausanias, 395/4-393 BC. Drachm (Billon, 14 mm, 1.79 g, 6 h), Thraco-Macedonian light standard, Aigai or Pella. Horse galloping to right. Rev. ΠAYΣΑΝIA Forepart of lion to right. HGC 3, 823. SNG Alpha Bank 185. SNG ANS -. Westermark, Remarks pl. LXIX, 26. Rare. Toned. Surfaces a little rough, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 647
KINGS OF MACEDON. Amyntas III, 393-370/69 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.80 g, 11 h), Aigai or Pella. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AMYNTA Eagle standing right, devouring snake held in its talons. SNG ANS 100-9. SNG Kikpe 424. Westermark, Remarks type 1. Quite nice for this scarce issue. Cleaned brown surfaces, light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 648
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas III, 365-359 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.27 g, 10 h), Aigai. Head of bearded Herakles to right. Rev. ΠEP Bow and club within incuse square. HGC 3.1, 838. SNG Alpha Bank 237-8. Westermark, Remarks pl. LXX, 45. Porous and heavily crystalized, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 649
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/12 Stater (Gold, 9 mm, 0.71 g, 9 h), Pella, circa 345-340 or 342-328 BC. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ Thunderbolt; below, lion’s head. Le Rider 35 (D25/R22). SNG ANS 215 (same dies). Edge marks from removed mount, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 650
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/12 Stater (Gold, 8.5 mm, 1.06 g, 9 h), Pella, circa 340/36-328. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠ-ΠOΥ Thunderbolt. Le Rider 92 D59/R43). SNG ANS 229 (same dies). good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 651
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.57 g, 6 h), struck posthumously under Philip III Arrhidaios, Amphipolis, circa 320/19-317. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ Youth on horseback right; below, A in wreath. Le Rider pl. 45, 30. SNG ANS 616-20. Toned with light earthen deposits. Well-centered and attractive. good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 652
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.44 g, 6 h), struck posthumously under Kassander, Amphipolis, circa 323-315. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Youth on horseback right; below, monogram of AN and star. Le Rider pl. 44, 13. SNG ANS 583. Lightly toned. Struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 653
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.55 g, 10 h), struck posthumously under Kassander, Amphipolis, circa 323/2-316/5. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Youth on horseback right; below, grain ear. Le Rider pl. 46, 22. SNG ANS 700. Toned. Scrape on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 654
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.10 g, 9 h), Amphipolis, c. 332-326. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, dolphin swimming downwards. Price 73 var (direction of dolphin). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 655
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.12 g, 10 h), struck under Kassander, Amphipolis, c. 307-297. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; below eagle, Λ above torch; under throne, 6-rayed star. Ehrhardt 40. Price 474. Well-struck and attractive. Minor flan flaws, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 656
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.16 g, 12 h), uncertain mint. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, uncertain monogram or letter. Price -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 657
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.98 g, 12 h), struck posthumously under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Abydos, circa 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, monogram; below throne, Z. ADM II Series XVI. Price 1535. Lightly toned and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished
Lot 658
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 16.80 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Kalchedon, circa 260-220. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne with a high back, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand, and scepter in his left; below Zeus's outstretched hand, monogram of HP above monogram of HA or HΛ; in exergue, grain ear left. Price -, but cf. 936, 936A, and 939. Unrecorded in Price. Lightly toned. Minor die breaks and flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
'Barbarous' imitation of Alexander the Great drachm
Lot 659
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver plated bronze, 17 mm, 3.84 g, 9 h), 'barbarous' imitation. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΔΛΕΞΑИΔΙΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, scepter in left; in left field, M; below throne, monogram of AT. Cf. Price B41-3. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 660
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 5.17 g, 5 h), uncertain Macedonian mint, c. 325-310. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙ club to right above bowcase; above, monogram of KE. Price 395. SNG Alpha Bank 817-8. Dark brown patina with earthen deposits. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 661
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 37 mm, 16.26 g, 11 h), Temnos, circa 188-170. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne with a back, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, above Zeus’s knee, E and monogram of ΠΑ; to left, vine-tendril with grapes around an oenochoe. Price 1678. Nice old collection toning. Obverse die-shift, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 662
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.24 g, 12 h), Kolophon, c. 319-310 BC. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle in his right; to left, monogram of ΠΑ; below throne, monogram of ΔΙ or ΔΤ. Price 1786. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 663
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.18 g, 3 h), Miletos, circa 295/0-275/0. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡOY Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, monogram of Miletos. Marcellesi 29. Price 2151. A few light marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 664
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.17 g, 12 h), Miletos, circa 290-250. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡOY Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, monogram of Miletos. Marcellesi 29. Price 2151. A pleasing example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 665
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.68 g, 11 h), uncertain mint, posthumous issue, c. 200 BC. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on backless throne, holding eagle with closed wings on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left. Slight obverse die-shift, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 666
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.52 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Miletos, c. 190-165. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, star above lion walking left, head right, and monogram of Miletos; below throne, monogram of KA. Cf. Price 2195 (additional monogram in right field). Excellent centering and fine details. Light deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 667
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.26 g, 11 h), struck posthumously under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Teos, circa 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, scepter in left; in left field, ΔΗ above E monogram. Price 2284. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 668
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.21 g, 11 h), Chios, circa 290-275 BC. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡ[ΟΥ] Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, monogram [above grape bunch-apparently erased in the die]. Price 2318 var. An interesting and possibly unpublished variant. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 669
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.81 g, 12 h), Chios, c. 210-190. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne with legs ornamented as sphinxes, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left; in left field, monogram of ΠΥΒ above sphinx seated right. Bauslaugh, Posthumous Series 51A. Mektepini 331-2. Price 2395. Well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A great rarity in the series of posthumous Alexanders
Lot 670
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h), Knidos, c. 205-190. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left; to left, monogram of EY above prow to left. Mektipini 419. Price 2473. Of great rarity. Light deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 671
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.14 g, 8 h), struck posthumously under Philip III Arrhidaios. Macedonian shield decorated on the boss with three-quarter head of Herakles facing slightly to right, wearing Nemean lion's skin headdress. Rev. Crested Macedonian helmet; to lower left, monogram; to lower right, kerykeion. Price 2803. An attractive example with a lovely dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 672
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33.5 mm, 16.84 g, 11 h), struck posthumously, Aspendos, year H = 8 = 205-204. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a backless throne, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand, and sceptre in his left; in field to left, AΣ above H. DCA 312. Price 2888. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 673
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.58 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Aspendos, year IH = 18 = 195-194. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a backless throne, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand, and sceptre in his left; in field to left, AΣ above IH. DCA 312. Price 2897. Minor deposits, graffiti on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 674
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.58 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Perge, year 13 (ΙΓ) = 209-208. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a backless throne, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand, and scepter in his left; to left, date (ΙΓ). DCA 314. Price 2925. Light deposits and bang on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 675
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.89 g, 2 h), Tyre, year 32 of 'Ozmilk = 318/7. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on a throne without a back, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; below eagle, Phoenician date. DCA 737. Price 3283. Well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 676
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.89 g, 12 h), Arados, year NH = 58 = 202-201. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left; to left, palm tree; below throne, monogram of AP; in exergue, NH. DCA 771. Duyrat 1249. Price 3386 (same dies as illustrated specimen). Well centered. Light deposits and obverse flatly struck in parts, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 677
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.20 g, 7 h), Tarsos, c. 316-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; below throne, I above monogram. Price 3796 (Carrhae). Toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 520 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 678
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Stater (Gold, 17 mm, 8.59 g, 4 h), Babylon, 323-317. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with griffin. Rev. BAΣIΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Nike standing left, holding laurel wreath in her right hand and stylis in her left; in outer left field, wheel; below left, monogram of ΠΟΥ; below right, uncertain monogram. Price P 187. Well-centered. Minor marks and die faults, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Rare Drachm of Philip III
Lot 679
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.22 g, 12 h), Magnesia (?). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; in the left field [oenochoe to left]; below throne, shield. Unpublished. Obolos 15, 2020, 147 (same dies). Peus e-auction 4, 2017, 76 (same dies). Münzen & Medaillen (D) 30, 2009, 221 (same reverse die but in an earlier state). Lightly toned and overstruck. Light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 680
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.20 g, 12 h), Lampsakos. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in field to left, buckle; below throne, A below inverted crescent. Price P15. Clear and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 681
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.31 g, 12 h), Kolophon, c. 322-319. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; in left field, monogram of ΠA. Price P46. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 682
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.72 g, 9 h), Amphipolis, circa 290-289. Diademed head of Demetrios to right, wearing bull’s horn above his forehead. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon, nude, standing to left, his right foot on a rock, holding a trident with his left hand and resting his right on his right knee; in inner field to left, trident-shaped monogram; in inner field to right, monogram of ΔΡ. HGC 3, 1014b. Newell 116 (obverse die CXII). Portrait of Demetrios of particularly fine style. Light scrape and scattered porosity, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 683
KINGS OF MACEDON. Pyrrhos (of Epiros), 287-285 BC and 274-273 BC. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.13 g, 9 h), Pella. Macedonian shield with monogram of Pyrrhos on boss. Rev. BAΣI Plain Macedonian helmet within oak wreath. AMNG III/2, -. HGC 3, 272. SNG Alpha Bank 970. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 684
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.98 g, 10 h), Struck posthumously under Antigonos Doson, Amphipolis, circa 229-221/0 BC. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goat's skin tied around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with seven stars within double crescents. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, KT monogram. Panagopoulou Period IV 19 (O03/R18). SNG Saroglos 926 3261. SNG Copenhagen 1201. Excellent centering. Usual for die faults on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
"Dramatic" style
Lot 685
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 17.01 g, 11 h), Amphipolis, c. 252/1-246 BC. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goatskin and around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, monogram of ΗΡ. Panagopoulou Period II, 4-13 (O03/R- obverse die not recorded for type, combined with an unpublished reverse die). SNG Berry 354. SNG Copenhagen 1200. Perfect centering. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 686
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32.5 mm, 17.07 g, 12 h), Amphipolis, c. 274/1-260/55 BC. Horned head of Pan to left, within the center of a Macedonian shield. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding left; to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; to right, monogram of EYPM. Panagopoulou Period I, 83-86 (O22/R-, unrecorded reverse die). SNG Berry 354. SNG Copenhagen 1200. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 687
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.98 g, 11 h), Amphipolis, c. 271-260/55. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goatskin and around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, monogram of ΗΡ. Panagopoulou Period I, 87 (O23/R83). SNG Berry 354. SNG Copenhagen 1200. Well centered and lightly toned. very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 688
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31.5 mm, 17.01 g, 6 h), Amphipolis, circa 274/1-260/55. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goat's skin tied around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with seven stars within double crescents. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIΓONOΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, HΛ monogram. Panagopoulou Period I, 152-163 (this obverse die). Pozzi 2037. SNG Copenhagen 1199. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 689
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.94 g, 11 h), Amphipolis, c. 271-260/55. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goatskin and around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, monogram of ΗΡ. Panagopoulou Period I, 82 (O-/R79 obverse die unrecorded). SNG Berry 354. SNG Copenhagen 1200. Short die-break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 690
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.77 g, 11 h), Amphipolis, c. 271-260/55. Horned head of Pan to left, wearing goatskin and around his neck and with lagobolon behind; all within the center of a Macedonian shield adorned with stars and crescents. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ Athena Alkidemos striding to left, hurling thunderbolt with her upraised right hand and holding shield with her left; in field to left, Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, monogram. Panagopoulou Period I, 110 (O29/R103). Pozzi 2037. SNG Copenhagen 1199. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 691
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.70 g, 3 h), possibly a Celtic imitation, copying an uncertain Macedonian mint. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion' skin headdress. Rev. B-A Youth on horseback right, extending arm; below horse, monogram of ANT. Cf. SNG Alpha Bank 990-1000. Well centered and quite attractive for these. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 692
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.03 g, 11 h), Amphipolis. Head of nymph to right. Rev. MAKE-ΔONΩN Stern of galley to right; M to right. AMNG III/1, 24. HGC 3, 326. SNG Ashmolean 3286 var. (Π to right). SNG Copenhagen 1292. Deeply toned. Porosity along edges, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 693
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. Serrate Bronze (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.14 g, 5 h), uncertain Macedonian mint. Diademed head of Poseidon to right, with trident over his shoulder. Rev. MAKE/ΔONΩN Club; below, two monograms; all within oak-wreath. AMNG 32. SNG Copenhagen 1294. Touratsoglou, Macedon, pl. 7, 12. Sharply struck, well-centered example with an exceptional head of Poseidon. Small edge chip on the edge, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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