obolos 20
3 October 2021
Webauction
Lot 793
IONIA. Miletos. Circa 360-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12.5 mm, 1.63 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Demeas. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΔHMEAΣ Lion standing left, head turned to right; before MI monogram; star above. Deppert 62 (V30/R36). About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 794
IONIA. Teos. Circa 370-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 11 mm, 1.47 g, 8 h), struck under the magistrate Iphikrates. Griffin springing to right. Rev. THI / ΙΦΙΚΡ-ΑΤΗΣ Kantharos. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 1446-9. Nicely toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 795
IONIA. Phokaia. 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.42 g, 1 h). Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos. Rev. E-P Monogram of Phokaia (ΦΩ) forming a caduceus. BMC 98. SNG Copenhagen 1044. Brown patina. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
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Lot 796
CARIA. Kaunos. Circa 430-410 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 11.23 g, 11 h). Winged female goddess moving to left, her head turned back to right, holding a wreath in left hand and a kerykeion in her right. Rev. K (in Carian) Triangular baetyl flanked by two bunches of grapes hanging from tendrils. Konuk 98 (O40/R39). Traité II, 1386, pl., CXXXVII, 13. Finely rendered goddess. Porosity, and scrape on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 797
CARIA. Uncertain (Mylasa?). Circa 500-450 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 10.83 g). Forepart of lion with open jaws to left. Rev. Irregular incuse square divided by a band. Cf. SNG Ashmolean 322-3. Cf. SNG Kayhan 930. Good fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 798
CARIA. Syangela. Circa 350-320 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 9.5 mm, 1.07 g, 12 h). Σ - Y Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Arrowhead within wreath tied below. Klein 541. SNG von Aulock 2867 (as Syme). With a depiction of an arrowhead, rarely encountered in the iconography. Some uncleaned deposits and with a slightly off-struck obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 799
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Ialysos. Circa 480-408 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.45 g, 6 h). Forepart of a winged boar to right. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; all within incuse square. HGC 6, 1375. SNG Keckman 303-5. Well-centered and struck. Attractive light toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 800
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 170-150 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.17 g), struck under the magistrate Thrasymenes. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. P-O / ΘΡΑΣΥΜEN Rose with bud to right; in left field, thunderbolt; all within incuse square. HGC 6, 1462. Jenkins, Rhodian Group B, 54. SNG Keckman -. Toned. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 801
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 150-125 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.16 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Thrasymenes. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. P - O Rose with bud right; to left, palm branch. HGC 6, 1458. Jenkins Rhodian Group C, 69. Karl -. SNG Keckman -. Lightly toned. light scratches and porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 802
LYDIA. Nysa. Circa 133-67 BC. (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 8.64 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kyros. Veiled head of Demeter to right. Rev. ΝΥΣΑΕ / ΚΥΡΟΣ Μ Slinger, nude, standing to right, holding sling in his right hand held over head, and outstretching his left arm. GRPC Lydia 10. Lindgren & Kovacs 762. Rare. Light deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 803
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, Circa 560-546 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Silver, 8 mm, 0.85 g), struck under the Persians, Sardes, c. 545-520. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Incuse square. Berk 26-7. SNG Kayhan 1020-1. SNG von Aulock 2880. Attractively toned. nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 804
PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. Uncertain satraps of Babylon, circa 328-311 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 3.96 g, 12 h). Baal seated left on backless throne, holding scepter in right hand and resting left on back of seat. Rev. MI Lion walking left; above, wreath. Nicolet-Pierre 13.3. SNG Copenhagen -. Well centered and struck for the issue, and lightly toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 805
PHRYGIA. Abbaitis. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.69 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΜΥΣΩΝ / ΑΒΒΑ Lion's skin wrapped around club to right; below right, monogram; all within oak wreath. BMC 8. SNG Copenhagen 5. Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 806
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 88-40 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 7.70 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Heraklei..., son of Eglo.., 57-54. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΠΑΜΕ HPAKΛE EΓΛO Cult statue of Artemis Anaitis facing. HGC 7, 672; SNG Ashmolean 968-70. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 807
LYCIA. Phaselis. Circa 500-440 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 10.99 g, 4 h). Forepart of a galley to left, terminating in a boar's forepart. Rev. ΦΑΣ Stern of galley right within incuse square. Heipp-Tamer 52 (V34/R47). SNG BN 2809. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 808
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 465-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 11.08 g, 3 h), c. 465-440. Warrior advancing to right, holding spear in his right hand and shield on his left arm. Rev. EΣ-ΤϜEΔΙ Τriskeles to right over lion crouching to left; below lion, ΠΦ; all within incuse square. SNG France 12 = Traité II 870, pl. XXIII, 21 (same rev. die). Well-centered and well-struck with an excellent strike and good metal for the issue. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 809
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 465-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 10.95 g, 6 h), c. 465-440. Warrior advancing to right, holding spear in his right hand and shield on his left arm. Rev. EΣ-ΤϜEΔΙ Τriskeles to right over lion crouching to left; below lion, ΠΦ; all within incuse square. SNG BN 12 = Traité II 870, pl. XXIII, 21 (same reverse die). Well-centered. Test cut on reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 810
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 465-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 10.80 g, 2 h), c. 465-440. Warrior advancing to right, holding shield in left hand and spear in right; tortoise between his legs. Rev. EΣT Τriskeles to right over lion crouching to left; all within incuse square. Cf. SNG BN 13 (without tortoise). Cf. SNG von Aulock 4484 (tortoise on reverse). Typical worn dies, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 811
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 465-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 11.02 g), c. 440s. Warrior advancing to right, holding shield and spear. Rev. EΣ-Τ -Ϝ Τriskeles to right; all within an incuse square. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock -. For an example from the same dies, see CNG E489, 7 April 2021, 171. Struck from clear dies. Test cut on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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Lot 812
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 400-380 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 5.30 g, 11 h), c. 400-300. Forepart of a running horse to right. Rev. Δ-M Sling. SNG BNF 126-8. SNG Copenhagen 253. A particularly attractive example; well centered and with bold strike. Among the best known. Very fine.
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Lot 813
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 460-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 25 mm, 11.00 g, 9 h), c. 440-430. Pomegranate surrounded by dotted guilloche border. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right; all within incuse square. Atlan 16 (O15/A14). SNG von Aulock 4762. Weber 7353 (same dies). Struck from worn dies, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 814
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 205-100 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30.5 mm, 16.33 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Dei..., countermarked to be valid in Knidos. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; c/m: tripod within square incuse. Rev. ΔΕΙ Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 674-5. SNG von Aulock 4786. Well-centered and with a clear countermark. Very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 815
PISIDIA. Termessos. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.35 g, 1 h), year 10 (I) = 61-60. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. TEP Horse galloping right; above, I. Cf. BMC 3-14 (date). Cf. SNG BN 2106-28 (date). Well-struck and attractive. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 816
LYCAONIA. Laranda. Circa 324/3 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.57 g, 10 h). Bearded male head right. Rev. Λ Forepart of wolf right. Göktürk 70. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 817
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain mint. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.56 g, 8 h). ΥΓΕ Figure standing left, right arm raised and left at his side. Rev. ΥΓΕ Bull butting to right. Cf. CNG E397, 2017, 194 and Gorny & Mosch 176, 2009, 1248 for other examples. Unpublished. Well centered and clear, with light toning. Very fine.
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Lot 818
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.89 g, 6 h). Veiled and draped bust of female facing, head turned slightly to left. Rev. Head of Herakles left, with lion's skin draped around neck. Göktürk 40. SNG BN 480. SNG Levante 220. Nicely toned and well-centered with an excellent strike. About extremely fine.
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Unpublished
Lot 819
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.28 g, 2 h). Bearded male head facing, wearing polos (?). Rev. Head of Aphrodite(?) to left, wearing necklace and stephane, hair at back of head braided in two plaits. Gökrürk -. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Unpublished in the standard references. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 820
CILICIA. Issos. Tiribazos, satrap of Lydia, 388-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.73 g, 5 h), circa 384-383. Tri (in Aramaic) Ba'al standing facing, head left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left. Rev. Facing half-length figure of Ahura-Mazda, head turned to right, his body terminated by a solar disk, holding wreath in his right hand and lotus blossom in his left. Casabonne series 1. Göktürk -. Cf. SNG BN 417 (stater and 'Tribzw'). Cf. SNG Levante 175-7 (stater and legends). SNG Levante Suppl. -. Pehaps unique.. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 70 CHF
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Lot 821
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 430-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 10.81 g, 11 h). Youthful nude rider holding the reins with his right hand and a goad in his left, seated sideways on horse prancing to left, preparing to jump off and run alongside the horse. Rev. ΚΕΛEN Goat kneeling to left, its head turned back to right; ivy branch above. Casabonne Type 2. Celenderis Series III. SNG BN 54. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 822
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 425-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.28 g, 2 h). Horse prancing to right. Rev. ΚΕ Goat kneeling right, head turned to look back. Cf. Göktürk 9 (obol). C. SNG BN 116-7 (obol, goat left). Cf. SNG Levante 29 (obol, goat left). Toned. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 823
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 425-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.42 g, 2 h). Forepart of Pegasos left. Rev. Forepart of a goat to left, head turned to look back. Casabonne type 1. SNG BN -. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 79 (obol). SNG Levante -. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 824
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 410-375 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.80 g, 5 h). Forepart of Pegasos right. Rev. KE Goat kneeling right, head turned left. Göktürk 7. SNG BN 81-4. SNG Levante 27. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 825
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 410-375 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 10.54 g, 3 h). Nude youth, holding whip in right hand, dismounting from horse rearing right; below, T. Rev. ΚΕΛΕΝ Goat kneeling right, head left; above, monogram of A in circle. BMC 22 (same obverse die). Casabonne Type 4. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Dies slightly worn, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 826
CILICIA. Mallos. Circa 440-390 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 11.08 g, 9 h). Bearded male diety (Kronos?), with four wings, in the running-kneeling position to left, holding a solar disc with both hands. Rev. ΜΑΡ Swan with closed wings walking to left. Casabonne Type 2 var. (swan right). Cf. SNG BN 375-376 (same obverse die, but with the swan to right). SNG Levante -. Struck from a worn reverse die as is typically the case, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
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Lot 827
CILICIA. Mallos. Circa 440-390 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 10.13 g, 10 h). Beardless male winged figure in kneeling-running stance to right, holding solar disc in both hands. Rev. MAP Swan standing left; before, dolphin swimming downwards; behind, "ankh" symbol. Casabonne Group 4. SNG BN 378. Cf. SNG Levante 124 (with obverse legend MAΛΡ). Attractive dark find patina. Obverse struck a little off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 828
CILICIA. Mallos. Circa 440-390 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 10.45 g, 2 h). MAΛΡ Beardless male winged figure in kneeling-running stance to right, holding solar disc in both hands. Rev. MAP Swan standing left; before, fish swimming downwards; behind, "ankh" symbol. Casabonne Group 4. Cf. SNG BN 378 (without obverse legend). SNG Levante 124 (same obverse die). Light porosity and struck from a worn obverse die. Very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Lot 829
CILICIA. Nagidos. Circa 400-385/4 BC. Stater (Silver, 23.5 mm, 10.59 g, 11 h). Aphrodite seated left, holding patera; behind, Eros standing half-left, his wings displayed. Rev. ΝΑΓΙΔΕΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left. Casabonne type 1. SNG BN 1 (same obverse die). SNG Levante - . SNG Levante Suppl. -. Very fine.
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Lot 830
CILICIA. Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.69 g, 7 h). Head of Aphrodite to right; behind, N. Rev. Head of bearded Dionysos to right; before, N (faint). Cf. Göktürk 1 (head of Dionysos to left). SNG BN 14-5. An attractive example well centered on a broad flan. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 831
CILICIA. Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.22 g, 7 h). Bearded head of Pan to right. Rev. ΝΑΓΙΔΙΚΩΝ Amphora. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. SNG Pfälzer 957. Deeply toned and with earthen deposits. Lightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 832
CILICIA. Seleukeia. 2nd-1st century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.22 g, 12 h). Σ-Α Branch or flower with five leaves. Rev. Branch or flower with five leaves; monograms in fields. Cf. Cox, Tarsus 122. Cf. Imhoof-Blumer, KM p. 481, 6. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 833
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 465-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.82 g, 5 h). Head of Amazon to left, wearing pointed cap with curved wing. Rev. Σ-O Grape bunch on vine. Göktürk 12. SNG BN 138-51 var (arrangement of legend). SNG Levante 42 var (arrangement of legend). Nicely toned and well-centered. Very fine.
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Lot 834
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 440-410 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.45 g, 10 h). Amazon, wearing a pointed bonnet, with drapery around her waist and at least one breast bare, kneeling to left, holding her bow with both hands; at her waist, gorytos; in field to left and below, ivy leaf; behind her back to right, Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣΟΛΕΩΝ Large and plump bunch of grapes; to right, laurel branch; all within border of dots in an incuse square. Casabonne Type 1. SNG BN -. SNG Levante 37 var (legend arrangement). Struck from a worn obverse die, test cut on edge, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 835
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 100-30 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.81 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣOΛEΩN Bearded Dionysos standing facing, with bull's horns, holding kantharos with his right hand and thyrsos with his left; to left, two monograms in field. SNG Levante 862 var. SNG Paris 1200-2 var. Ziegler 581 var. (all with different monograms). Nicely centered and with dark green patina. The details of Dionysus' horns and beard are unusually clear and distinct. Good very fine.
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Lot 836
CILICIA. Tarsos. Time of Pharnabazos and Datames, circa 384-361/0 BC. Obol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.97 g, 9 h). Facing head of a local water Nymph, turned slightly to left. Rev. Bearded male head (Ares?) to left, wearing crested Attic helmet. SNG BN 303. SNG Levante 93. Well centered and toned. Very fine.
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Lot 837
CILICIA. Tarsos. Mazaios, Satrap of Cilicia, 361/0-334 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.76 g, 5 h). Baaltars seated to right, holding a lotus-tipped scepter in his extended left hand, and resting his left hand on his chlamys at his waist. Rev. Lion walking left; above, Z. Casabonne Series 6, p. 218, 913. SNG BN 425 (Myriandros). SNG Levante 184 (Myriandros). Toned and well struck. Light porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 838
CILICIA. Tarsos. 4th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6 mm, 10.00 g, 10 h). Female head facing slightly left. Rev. Bearded head left, wearing crested Attic helmet. Cf. SNG BN 303. SNG Levante 93. Lightly toned. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 839
CYPRUS. Kition. Azbaal, circa 449-425 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 10.95 g, 9 h). Herakles standing in fighting stance right, holding club overhead in right hand, bow extended before him in left hand. Rev. Lion attacking stag crouching right; above, l a-zbal (in Phoenician); all in dotted square within incuse square. Tziambazis 17. Zapiti & Michaelidou 6. Well centered and much better struck than many of these often come. Struck from deteriorated dies, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 840
CYPRUS. Marion. Sasmai, circa 470-450 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 11.10 g, 1 h). sa-sa-ma-o to-ka-ro-to-sa ("Sasmas, son of Doxandros" in Cypriot script) Lion standing right, cleaning its right foreleg; above, Boiotian shield; in exergue, floral pattern. Rev. ma-ri-eu-se ("of Marion" in Cypriot script) Phrixos standing left, clinging to the back of a ram advancing left; below, Boiotian shield; all within incuse square. ACGC 1108. BMC p. 71, 1. SNG Copenhagen 24. Traité II 1366. Tziambazis 50. Zapiti & Michaelidou 1. Struck from worn dies, otherwise, fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Unusual variety with more complete legend and olvice sprig
Lot 841
CYPRUS. Paphos. Stasandros, circa 440-425 BC. Stater (Silver, 25 mm, 10.96 g, 4 h). Bull standing to left on line of pellets above a line of bead and reel decoration; above, winged solar disk; to left, ankh; dotted border. Rev. pa-si / sa-ta-sa-to-ro, ('King Stasandros', in Cypriote syllabary). Eagle standing left; to left, ankh; all within dotted border within incuse square. Babelon, Perses 749a. BMC pl. XXI, 9. Tziambazis -. Sharply struck on the reverse. Worn obverse die, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
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Lot 842
CYPRUS. Salamis. Evagoras I, circa 411-374 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.65 g). Bare male head to right. Rev. Blank as made. BMC 47. SNG Copenhagen 42. Tziambazis 116. Cf. Zapiti & Michaelidou 9 corr. (1/24 stater). Lightly toned. Worn obverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Rare denomination
Lot 843
CYPRUS. Salamis. Evagoras I, circa 411-374 BC. Sixth stater (Silver, 11 mm, 1.62 g, 11 h). [e u va ko ro] (?) (Cypriot script) Head of bearded Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. pa si la vo se (Cypriot script) / [EYA] Goat with long horns and beard lying to right on dotted ground line. Cf. BMC 55 (stater). Cf. Tziambazis 113 (stater). Rare denomination - no examples on CoinArchives. Toned. Light earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 844
KINGS OF GALATIA. Amyntas, 39-25 BC. (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 12.44 g, 11 h). Head of bearded Herakles to right with club over his shoulder; behind neck, E-C. Rev. Lion walking to right with open jaws; B above, monogram of Amyntas in the exergue. SNG BN 2378. RPC I 3505. Attractive brown surfaces. Well-struck and pleasing. Better in hand. Good very fine.
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Lot 845
CAPPADOCIA. Caesareia-Eusebia. Circa 67/6-26/5 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.72 g, 1 h). Draped bust of Artemis to right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Rev. EYΣE-BEI[AΣ] Quiver. Henseler 20. Sydenham 30. An attractive example of this tiny coin. Good very fine.
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Lot 846
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes VII Philometor, circa 112/0-100 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.35 g, 1 h), in the name and with the types of Antiochos VII, Eusebia-Mazaka, c. 107/6-104/3. Diademed head of Antiochos to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Athena standing to left, holding Nike, shield and spear; outer left, monogram of Δ over A; the whole within laurel wreath tied at the top and bottom. HGC 9, 1068. SC 2146.5. Newell, SMA 282. Some rough areas, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 847
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, Circa 150-100 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 1.25 g, 10 h), Arkathiokerta(?). Head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk; in left field, uncertain letter; in right field, Aramic P. Rev. Veiled and draped female bust to left. Kovacs 30, otherwise unpublished. Dark brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 848
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, Circa 150-100 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.43 g, 9 h), Arkathiokerta (?). Head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk; in left field, uncertain letter; in right field, Aramic P. Rev. Veiled and draped female bust to left. Kovacs 30. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 849
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 2.75 g, 12 h), third series, Tigranokerta, circa 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Cornucopia filled with fruits and bound with fillet; A and ΔΗ monograms across the fields. ACV 96. Kovacs 87. Fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 850
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes the Younger, 77/6-66 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.84 g, 12 h), sixth series, Artaxata, year H = 8 = 69-68. Diademed head of Tigranes the Younger to right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with a comet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Palm branch; below ΞEP monogram and H (date). ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 151. Dark brown patina with orange-earthen highlights. Corrosion on obverse, scratches on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 851
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Mithradates, Satrap, 180s-170s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.45 g, 1 h). Uncertain Aramaic legend Draped bust of Mithradates to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Female head (queen?) to right. CV -. Kovacs -. This coin is unpublished in the standard references, but a number of examples have appeared on the market over the past few years. Dark brown patina. Pit on obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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Lot 852
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Mithradates, Satrap, 180s-170s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.12 g, 1 h). Uncertain Aramaic legend Draped bust of Mithradates to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Female head (queen?) to right. CV -. Kovacs -. This coin is unpublished in the standard references, but a number of examples have appeared on the market over the past few years. Dark green patina. Fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 853
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.02 g, 7 h), Laodikeia by the Sea, after circa 300. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Zeus seated left on a throne with a back, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; below eagle, dolphin left above monogram of APX; below throne, monogram of AB. HGC 9, 12. SC 36 var. (monograms not recorded). Unpublished controls. Toned and of fine style. Very fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 854
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.93 g, 7 h), Seleukia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟXΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his right on his bow; to left and right, monogram. ESM -. HGC 9, 128g. SC 379.5 var. (unrecorded secondary control). Lightly toned. Very fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 855
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.26 g, 6 h), Aï Khanoum, c. 267-261. Helmeted head of Athena to right / Nike standing half-left, holding wreath. SC 452; SMAK Type 9; HGC 9, 164. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Nike standing eft, holding wreath in right hand. HGC 9, 164. SMAK Type 9. SC 452. Very rare. Dark green and brown patina. Roughness, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 856
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.94 g, 1 h), Sardes. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, testing arrow held in his right hand, left hand resting on bow set on ground to right; two monograms in exergue. HGC 9, 236f. SC 518d. Nicely toned and centered. Old sctratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 857
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos, 246-226 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.86 g, 3 h), Susa. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne with high back, holding eagle with closed wings on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left,monogram; below throne, monogram of ΔΡΚ. HGC 9, 301. SC 787b. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 858
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.66 g, 3 h), Susa. Diademed and horned head of Antiochos III to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Athena seated left, holding wreath in right hand and resting left elbow on shield set behind her; indistinct monograms in left and right fields. HGC 9, 549. SC 1219. Extremely rare type. Edge corrosion, scratches on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 859
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 7.36 g, 12 h), contemporary imitation, copying Sardes. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. BAΣIΛI ANTIOXO Tripod. HGC 9, 488. Cf. SC 971-9755A. Of unusual style but attractive. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Very rare Seleukid bronze
Lot 860
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 2.64 g, 12 h), Sardes. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. BAΣIΛΕΩΣ ANTIΟΧΟΥ Elephant walking to left. WSM 113 = SC 978.1 corr. or var (the Δ control mark under elephant could easily be A as in our case). Extremely rare. None in recent sales. Beautiful black patina. Very fine.
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Lot 861
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.79 g, 12 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris. Jugate heads of Apollo and Artemis, both laureate, facing, heads turned slightly right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Tripod with holmos; in right field, thyrsos; indistinct monogram in left field. HGC 9, 543. SC 1189. Very rare with the jugate heads of Apollo and Artemis. Porous brown surfaces, otherwise, fine.
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A rarely offered Seleukid bronze
Lot 862
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.96 g, 4 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris. Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly to left. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo standing leftm holding arrow in right hand and bow in left; controls off flan. HGC 9, 533. SC 1178. An extremely rare issue, rarely offered. Brown patina. Some edge roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 863
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 2.64 g, 1 h), contemporary ijmitation, copying Sardes. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. No legend (!) Elephant standing left. Cf. HGC 9, 560. Cf. SC 979-82. Brown surfaces. Very fine.
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Very rare Helios bronze of Seleukos IV
Lot 864
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos IV Philopator, 187-175 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.65 g, 12 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch in left; anchor and control indistinct. HGC 9, 595. SC 1336. Very rare with the facing Helios; unusual iconography for a Seleukid coin. Cleaned, surface roughness, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 30 CHF
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Lot 865
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 7.02 g, 12 h). Head of Alexander I wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Apollo standing left, holding arrow in his right hand and resting left on grounded bow; to outer left, trident; to inner left, A; in exergue, monogram of ΠΑ. HGC 9, 901. SC 1795.3b. Dark patina. Planchet flaw and scratch on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 866
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.92 g, 1 h), contemporary imitation, copying an unattributed North Syrian mint. Diademed head of Alexander I to right. Rev. Debased legend reading partially ΑΛEΞANΔ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, long scepter in left. Cf. HGC 9, 909 and SC 1818 for prototype. A highly unusual and amusing imitation. Very fine.
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Unpublished control
Lot 867
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator, second reign, 129-126/5 BC. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.62 g, 3 h), Antioch on the Orontes, c. 129-128. Eagle with spread wings standing right, thyrsos over left wing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ Thunderbolt; cornucopie to outer left, Ξ to inner left. HGC 9, 1139. Cf. SC 2171 (cornucopiae symbol not recorded). Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 868
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 48/7 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 8.13 g, 12 h), year 19 (ΙΘ) of the Pompeian era = 48-47 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ Tyche standing left, holding tiller or inverted anchor in left hand, cornucopiae in right; below, IΘ (date); all within wreath with thunderbolt at the top. McAlee 77. RPC I 4217. Very rare - none on CoinArchives. Dark brown patina with reddish-earthen deposits. Some striking weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 30 CHF
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Lot 869
PHOENICIA. Arados. Circa 242/1-167/6 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.86 g, 12 h), year 18 = 242-241. Turreted head of Tyche to right. Rev. Prow left, with figurehead of Athena Promachos; Aradian era date in exergue. Duyrat 1404-6. HGC 10, 86. Well centered and quite bold. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 870
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.43 g, 10 h), struck under the legate G. Ummidius Durmius Quadratus, during the 104th (EP) year of the Caesarean era = 56/7. ANTIOXEΩN Turreted and veiled bust of the Tyche of Antioch to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΚΟΥΑΔΡΑΤΟΥ Ram leaping to right, head turned to look back; above, star; below, ΔP. BMC -. McAlee 100. RPC I 4286. SNG Copenhagen 99. Brown patina with earthen highlights. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 871
PHOENICIA. Karne. 190/89-110/09 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 4.08 g, 2 h), year 76 = 184-183. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right. Rev. Cornucopiae with fruits; Aradian era date to right. Duyrat, Ateliers 61. HGC 10, 181. Scarce mint. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 872
PHOENICIA. Arados. Circa 206/5-52/1 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.97 g, 12 h), year 112 = 148-147. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Ship's ram left; Aradian era date below, Phoenician letters above. Duyrat 1960-7. HGC 10, 88. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 873
PHOENICIA. Marathos. 166/5-152/1 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.72 g, 12 h), year 103 = 157-156 (?). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right, palm branch over left shoulder. Rev. Amrit (Phoenician) Marathos standing left, holding aphlaston in right hand and leaning left elbow on low column behind; Aradian era date in field. Duyrat, Ateliers 288-99. HGC 10, 202. Well centered, and with brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 874
PHOENICIA. Arados. Circa 174/3-10/9 BC. (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 1.88 g, 1 h), year 114 = 46-45 BC. Turreted head of Tyhce to right; palm branch behind shoulder. Rev. Aplaston; Aradian era date to right. Duyrat 2520-4. HGC 10 93. Well centered and boldly struck. Ligh porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 875
PHOENICIA. Sidon. Baalshallim II, circa 401-366 BC. Double Shekel (Silver, 30.5 mm, 28.32 g, 1 h), uncertain date. Phoenician galley to left over double row of waves; above, 'Beth' (Phoenician). Rev. Persian king and driver in chariot to left; behind, king of Sidon walking left, holding scepter. Betlyon 18. HGC 10, 236. Lightly toned. Nearly very fine.
Current Bid: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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Very rare denomination for the city
Lot 876
PHOENICIA. Sidon. Circa 174-150 BC. (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 1.46 g, 4 h). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right. Rev. [Belonging] to the Sidonians, mother of Kambe, Hippone, and Tyre Rudder. BMC 91. HGC 10, 296. SNG Copenhagen 210. Very rare denomination for the city. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 877
PHOENICIA. Tyre. Circa 425-394 BC. Shekel (Silver, 26 mm, 14.01 g, 2 h). Melqarth, riding on a hippocamp to right, holding bow and arrows with his left hand and the reins with his right; below, dolphin swimming to right under waves; around, corded border. Rev. Owl standing to right, before crook and flail. Cf. E&E-T Group II.1.1.1.a, 302 (but dies apparently unpublished: obverse close to O30-O36 and reverse to R31 ff.). Struck slightly off centered, light pitting on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 878
JUDAEA, Procurators. Antonius Felix, 52-59 CE. Prutah (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 2.44 g, 7 h), naming Nero Claudius Caesar and Britannicus, Jerusalem, year IΔ (14) of Claudius = 54. ΒΡΙΤ Κ-ΑΙ L-ΙΔ Palm tree with two bunches of dates. Rev. ΝEΡΩ ΚΛΑΥ ΚΑΙCΑΡ Two crossed shields over two crossed spears. Hendin 1348. Meshorer 340. RPC I 4971. Sofaer 59-60. Pleasant for type. Well-struck with a nice dark patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
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Lot 879
JUDAEA, Procurators. Porcius Festus, 59-62 CE. Prutah (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.56 g, 12 h), struck under Nero, Jerusalem, year E (5) = 59 AD. ΝEΡ/ⲰΝΟ/C in three lines within wreath, tied below. Rev. L E ΚΑΙC-ΑΡΟC Palm branch. Hendin 1351. Meshorer 345. RPC I 4972. Sofaer 66. Nice reddish-brown patina. About very fine.
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Lot 880
JUDAEA, First Jewish War. 66-70 CE. Prutah (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.92 g, 5 h), year 2 = 67-68. "year 2" in Paleo-Hebrew, around amphora with broad rim and two handles. Rev. "for the redemption of Zion" in Paleo-Hebrew, around vine leaf on small branch with tendril. Hendin 1360. Meshorer 196. SNG Copenhagen 101-102. SNG ANS 427. Nice reddish-brown patina. About very fine.
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Lot 881
JUDAEA, Hasmoneans. John Hyrcanus I, 135-104 BCE. Prutah (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.64 g, 1 h), Jerusalem. 'Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews' (in Paleo-Hebrew) in five lines within laurel wreath. Rev. Pomegranate between two cornucopiae adorned with ribbons. Hendin 1135. HGC 10, 628. TJC group D. A lovely example with a nice dark patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 882
ARABIA FELIX, Himyarites & Sabaeans. 'Mdn Byn(?), Mid-late 1st century. Unit (Silver, 15 mm, 1.88 g, 6 h), RYDN (Raidan?). Head to right; monogram to left. Rev. Head to right; ‘scepter’ to right; mint signature in exergue. Cf. Munro-Hay 3.24i. Deposits. Good very fine.
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Lot 883
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Orodes II, circa 57-38 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.95 g, 1 h), Ecbatana. Diademed and draped bust of Orodes II to left; to left, star; to right, crescent above star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; below bow, monogram; behind throne, symbol. Sellwood 48.9. Shore 261. Sunrise 381. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 884
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vonones I, circa AD 8-12. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.05 g, 12 h), Ecbatana, c. 10. BACIΛΕΥC ONωΝΗC Diademed head of Vonones I to left. Rev. BACIΛΕΥC ONωΝΗC NEIKHCAC APTABANON Nike advancing right, holding diadem in right hand and palm frond in left; monogram to right. Sellwood 60.5; Sunrise 407; Shore 329. Good very fine.
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Lot 885
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Gotarzes I, 91-87 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.41 g, 12 h), Ekbatana. Diademed and draped bust of Gotarzes to left, wearing tiara decorated with a horn. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ Nike advancing right, holding forth wreath in right hand, palm over far shoulder with left. Sellwood 33.13. Shore -. Brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 886
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.19 g, 12 h), Ekbatana, c. 96/5-93/2. Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates II to left, wearing tiara decorated with six-rayed star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ MEΓAΛOY EΠIΦANOYΣ Pegasos rearing right. Sellwood 28.17. Shore 109. Brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
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Lot 887
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.24 g, 12 h), Ekbatana, c. 96/5-93/2. Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates II to left, wearing tiara decorated with six-rayed star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ MEΓAΛOY EΠIΦANOYΣ Pegasos rearing right. Sellwood 28.17. Shore 109. Dark green and brown patina. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 888
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vologases IV, circa AD 147-191. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.12 g, 9 h), Edessa. Diademed bust of Vologases IV to left, wearing tiara; behind, B. Rev. Symbol within legend. Sellwood 84.134; Sunrise -. Green and brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 889
KINGS OF ELYMAIS. Prince A, late 2nd-early 3rd centuries AD. Drachm (Bronze, 8 mm, 2.36 g, 1 h). Diademed bust of Price A to left, tuft of hair at back of head. Rev. Artemis standing right, holding bow in her left hand, and drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder with right. Van't Haaff 19.1. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 890
KINGS OF PERSIS. Kapat (Napad), mid-late 1st century AD. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.65 g, 12 h). Bust of Kapat to left, wearing diadem and Parthian-style tiara. Rev. Diademed and draped bust to left. Alram 614. Tyler-Smith 196-7. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 891
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I, 223/4-240. Drachm (Silver, 25 mm, 4.45 g, 4 h), Mint B ('Hamadan'), circa 233/4-238/9. Draped bust of Ardashir I to right, wearing diadem and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps. Rev. Fire altar with diadems. SNS I Type V(4a)/3b(2b). Sunrise 721. Very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
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