obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
ATTICA. Athens. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Antonine, c. 140s/150s-175. Drachm (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.76 g, 8 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. AΘH-N-AIΩN Athena advancing right, head turned back, holding extending right arm and holding shield on left. Kroll 256. Svoronos pl. 86,1-4. Brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Olba. Ajax, High Priest, circa 10-15 AD. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.76 g, 12 h), year A = 1 = 10-11. ΤΟΠΑΡΧ / ΚΕΝΝΑΤ / ΛΑΛΑΣ / ΕΤ Α in four lines. Rev. ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕ / ΑΙΑΝΤΟΣ - ΤΕΥΚΡΟΥ - ΕΤ Α Triskeles. RPC I 3726. SNG Levante 631. Attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, After 36 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.52 g, 12 h). Head of Tyche to right, wearing turreted headdress. Rev. ΕΥΣΕ/ΒΕΙΑΣ palm branch; to left, monogram of XP. Ganschow 5a. Sydenham, Caesarea 19. Dark brownish-green patina with sandy earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Anchialus. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.34 g, 8 h). AY K Λ CΕΠΤ CΕΥΗΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. OYΛΠΙΑΝΩΝ ΑΓΧΙΑΛΕΩΝ Eagle, with wings displayed, standing facing on thunderbolt, head turned to left, holding wreath in beak. Varbanov 220. Dark brown and tan patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Bizya. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.24 g, 7 h). ΦAVCTINA CEBACTH Diademed and draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. BIZYH-NΩN Artemis advancing right, drawing arrow with right hand from quiver at shoulder, and holding bow in left. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 9307. Cf. Varbanov 1439 (obverse legend). Youroukova 24. Apple-green patina. Some edge chipping , otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
THRACE. Bizya. Philip II, As Caesar, 244-246. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.03 g, 1 h). Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΚΑΙC Bare head of Philip II to right. Rev. ΒΙΖΥ-ΗΝΩ/Ν Serpent coiled to right around omphalos. RPC VIII Online ID 48727. Varbanov 1609. Youroukova 161. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Bizya. Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.95 g, 1 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ Α(ΥΓ) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. BI-ZY-HNΩ/Ν Demeter seated left, holding grain ears of corn in right hand and torch in left. RPC VIII Online ID 48638. Varbanov 1534. Youroukova 76. Green patina. Scattered deposits, otherwise, fine.
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Starting Price: 25 CHF
THRACE. Byzantium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.86 g). BΥΖΑΣ Bearded and helmeted head of Byzas to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΔHΜΗΤΡΟΣ ΤΟ Β Prow of galley to right. Schönert-Geiss 2037 (V5/R5). Dark brown patina. Rough, otherwise, about very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
THRACE. Byzantium. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 28 mm, 17.46 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate M. Aurelius Soterichos. M AYP CEVH AΛEZANΔPOC AVΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. EΠI M AYP CΩT(HP)IXOY BYZANTI/ΩN Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch in left; to left, altar surmounted by helmet left. Schönert-Geiss 1696 (V174/R359). Varbanov 1910. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Byzantium. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 33 mm, 19.89 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate M. Aur. Pontonos. ΑΥΤ Κ Α ΑΥΡΗ CΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟC ΑΥΓ Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. ΕΠ Μ ΑΥΡ ΠΟΝΤΩΝΟC ΚΑΙ ΑΙΛ ΦΗCΤΗC / BYZANTI/ΩΝ Three nude athletes with an agonistic urn at their feet. Schönert-Geiss 1755 (V215/R404). Varbanov 1912. Rough dark green surfaces with scratches on reverse, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THRACE. Byzantium. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.88 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate M. Aurelius Frontonos. AYT K M AYP CEY AΛEZANΔPOC AYΓ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. EΠ ΦPONTΩNOC BVZANTIΩN Lion bounding to right. Schönert-Geiss 1765 (V218/R414). Varbanov 1933. Dark green patina. Holed and with numerous cleaning marks, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.01 g, 7 h). AYT KAI T AI ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝEΙΝΟC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and scepter in left; at feet to left, panther standing left, his head turned back. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 10597. Varbanov 3160. Cf. Youroukova 29 (dies not listed). Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
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THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.06 g, 5 h). ΑY ΚΑΙ Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤ Female figure (Demeter or Hera?) seated left, holding patera in right hand and long scepter or torch in left. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 10595. Varbanov 3144. Youroukova 26 (V22/R26). Dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.38 g, 1 h). AY K Λ CEΠΤΙ CΕΥΗΡΟC Π Laureate head of Septimius Sevrus to right. Rev. ΑΔΡΙ-ΑΝΟΠΟ/ΛΙΤΩΝ Dionysos seated left, head right, holding thyrso in left hand, on back of lion panther right. Varbanov 3361 corr. (obverse legend; same dies). Youroukova -, but obverse die V123. Dark green patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.78 g, 1 h). ΙΟ(ΥΛ)ΙΑ ΔΟ CΕΒΑCΤΗ Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ-ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis standing right, quiver at her shoulder, releasing bow held in right hand. Varbanov 3416. Youroukova 245 (V138/R244). Well centered, and with brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Hadrianopolis. Geta, As Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.63 g, 12 h). ΠO CЄΠ ΓETAC KE Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. AΔPIANOΠO/ΛITΩN River god reclining left, resting left arm on urn from which water flows, and holding oar over left shoulder. Varbanov 3698. Cf. Youroukova 418 (V213/R-, unlisted reverse die). Dark green patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Perinthus. Nero, 54-68. Tetrassarion or Sestertius (Bronze, 31 mm, 22.21 g, 1 h), c. 59-63. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑP ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Laureate head of Nero to left. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ/ΘΙΩΝ in two lines within oak wreath. BMC 12. RPC 1754. Varbanov 20. Green patina. Roughness on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Perinthus. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 8.12 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath with grape bunches. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC III 721. Schönert-Geiss 118-9. Elegant portrait of the wine-God; attractive dark brown old collection patina. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Topirus. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.48 g, 6 h). AVT KAI T AIΛ AΔΡIANOC ANTΩNINOC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. EΠI IOY KOMOΔOY TOΠEIΡITΩN Herakles seated left on rock. BMC 4 var (club). SNG Copenhagen 806 var (club). Rare, possibly an unpublished variety. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unusual iconography of a bull wearing the headdress of Isis
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.32 g, 12 h). ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΘΕΟΥ ΥΙΟΣ Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos, holding billowing veil in both hands, on bull with headdress of Isis running right. BMC 73. RPC I 1626. SNG Copenhagen 89. Well centered and with a green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.14 g, 6 h). ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Emperor in military dress standing left, raising right hand and holding staff with eagle in left. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Artemis Tauropolos riding bull left, holding in both hand her veil which is billowing out above her. AMNG 76. BMC 88. RPC I 1639. Well struck, and with a green patina with light sandy deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.26 g, 12 h). AY K MA CE ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Alexander Severus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Tyche seated left on throne, holding patera; in exergue, fish to left. SNG ANS 203-205. Pleasant brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Dium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, After circa 43 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.36 g, 6 h). DIANA BAPHYR Plow right. Rev. COL DIENSIS Artemis Baphyras advancing right, preparing to shoot arrow. AMNG II 1. RPC I 1503. Dark patina. Flan flaw on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Uncertain mint. Tiberius, 14-37. (Bronze, 23 mm, 12.61 g, 12 h), Pella or Dium, struck under the duovir quinquennalis L. Rusticelius Cordus. TI CAESAR AVG F AVGVSTVS Bare head of Tiberius to right. Rev. L · RVSTI / CELIVS / CORDVS / II · VIR / QVINQ · D D in five lines within oak wreath. RPC I 1541. Brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Period of Gordian III, 238-244. Triassarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 13.63 g, 1 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔP-OY Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN B NE/Ω Two prize urns, containing palm frond, set upon agonistic table with decorated legs; between legs OΛYMΠI-A AΛEΞA-NΔPIA in three lines. AMNG 801. Very rare and important. With a dark brown glossy patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Philippi. Augustus, 27 BC -14 AD. (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.48 g, 12 h). COL AVG IVL PHIL IVSSV AVG Laureate head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVG DIVI F DIVO IVL Statue of Augustus in military attire extending right arm and resting left hand on hip; behind him, statue of Divus Julius, togate, crowning him with wreath held in right hand; both standing on low basis between two altars. FITA 275. RPC I 1650. SNG ANS 683. Dark brown patina. Light adjustment marks on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Koinon of Thessaly. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.88 g, 6 h). ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΑΙCΑΡΑ ΘΕCΑΛΟΙ Laureate head of Domitian to right; to right, star. Rev. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ CEΒΑCΤΗ Draped bust of Domitia to right, hair tied in long plait at back of neck. RPC II 283. Green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ACHAEA. Uncertain mint. Mark Antony and Octavia, 40-35 BC. As (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.82 g, 7 h), "Fleet Coinage", struck under the magistrate L. Sempronius Atratinus, c. 38-37. M ANT IMP TERT COS DESIG ITER ET TER III VIR R P C Conjoined heads of Mark Antony, bare, and Octavia, draped, to right. Rev. L ATRATINVS AVGVR COS DESIG Galley under sail to right; below, A and head of Medusa. M. Amandry, "Le monnoyage de L. Sempronius Atratinus revisité," AJN 20 (2008), Series D. RPC I 1456. Worn but clear. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unpublished Assarion from Kolonides!
MESSENIA. Kolonides. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.01 g, 12 h), c. 198-205. […] Bare-headed and draped bust of Geta to right. Rev. KOΛΩ-Ν[EITΩN?] Poseidon standing facing, draped from the waist, holding long trident with his right hand and folds of drapery in left. Cf. BCD Peloponnesos 776 (same obverse die, but with a different reverse type). BMC -. Lindgren II -. McClean -. NCP -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. Weber -. Probably unpublished. Dark green patina. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare and possibly unpublished
MESSENIA. Messene. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.46 g, 5 h). IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑC Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΜΕCCΗ-ΝΙΩΝ Athena standing right, wielding spear in her right hand and holding shield in her left; in right field, monogram. Cf. BCD Peloponnesos 765.3(possibly struck from the same obverse die) and NCP P VII (but both with the monogram in the left field on the reverse. Extremely rare and possibly unpublished. With very clear types. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare Amastris semis
PAPHLAGONIA. Amastris. Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 138-161. Semis (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.86 g, 7 h), c. 144-161. OYHPOC KAICAP Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ΑΜΑCΤΡΙ-ΑΝΩΝ Apis-bull standing right, wearing uraeus headdress. RG 83. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 5397. SNG von Aulock 6811. Rare and IN exceptionally fine condition for this interesting type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Valerian I, 253-260. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.00 g, 1 h), c. 256. Γ ΠOYΒ ΛIK OYAΛEPIANOC ΑΥ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩ-[Ν Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales in right hand, cornucopiae in left. Waddington 800.Weiser 191. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
Only one example listed in RPC Online
BITHYNIA. Nicomedia. Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 138-161. (Bronze, 24 mm, 11.34 g, 6 h). ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑYΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝOC Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡO ΝEΩ ΝEΙΚΟΜΗΔ Poseidon, nude, standing right, resting left foot on prow of galley, holding trident in right hand and dolphin in left. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 11763. Extremely rare - only one specimen listed in RPC Online. Bluish-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MYSIA. Attaea. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.03 g, 12 h), struck under the proconsul Q. Vibius Secundus, circa 101-103. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Ν-ΕΡ ΤΡΑ CΕΒ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΝΘ CΕΚΟΥΝ ΑΤΤΑΙΤΩΝ Zeus standing facing, head to left, holding thunderbolt with his extended right hand and long sceptre with his left; at his feet to right, eagle to right, his head turned back to left. RPC 1752. SNG Paris 141. Very rare. Rough surfaces. A few deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
MYSIA. Cyzicus. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 6.97 g, 1 h). AY KAI M AYPH ANTΩNINOC Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. KYZI-KHNΩN Dionysos seated left, pouring wine from kantharos held in right hand to panther standing left, head turned back, and resting left arm on throne. BMC 224. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 687. SNG BN -. Well centered and struck, green patina. A few light scratches on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MYSIA. Parium. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.43 g, 1 h). IMPE C MA A ANTONI Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to left. Rev. C G I H P Founder, as priest, plowing to right with two yoked oxen. BMC - (cf. 99). RPC IV.2 Online 615. SNG Copenhagen 287. Lovely green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Commodus, 177-192. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 16 mm, 1.18 g, 7 h), circa 184-190. CAI COMM A Bare head of Commodus to right. Rev. COL AVG TRO-A Tripod. Bellinger A231. RPC online 189. Impressively well-preserved and particularly sharp. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
AEOLIS. Temnus. Time of Valerian and Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.53 g, 12 h). TH• MNOC Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right. Rev. THMNEITΩN Tyche standing to left, holding rudder and cornucopia. SNG Copenhagen 274-5. SNG von Aulock 1677. Well struck and nicely centered. Good very fine.
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IONIA. Ephesus. Claudius, with Agrippina Junior, 41-54. Assarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.86 g, 11 h), c. 49-50. Jugate heads of Claudius, laureate, and Agrippina, draped, to right. Rev. KOYΣΙ/ΝΙΟΣ / (ΤΟ) - Δ / ΕΦΕ Stag standing to right. BMC 205. Karwiese 71. RPC I 2624. SNG Copenhagen 373. Black patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CARIA. Antiochia ad Maeandrum. Time of Gordian III - Philip I, circa 238-249. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.39 g, 7 h). Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. ANTIOX-EΩN Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, head right, holding wreath in beak. SNG Copenhagen 32. An attractive issue, with a dark green patina with lighter earthen highlights; scarce. A few light cleaning marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CARIA. Aphrodisias. Gordianus III Pius, 238-244. Triassarion (Bronze, 35 mm, 26.01 g, 6 h). ΑV Κ ΜΑΡ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙCΙΕΩΝ The centaur Chiron standing to right, holding bow and arrow. MacDonald, Coinage, Type 184 (O232/R426). SNG von Aulock 2462 (same obverse die). Weber 6407. Attractive green patina and with an interesting and unusual reverse type. Some scratches, probably adjustment marks made to the flan prior to striking, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
LYDIA. Maeonia. Nero, 54-68. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.96 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate T. Claudius Menekrates, circa 65. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. MAIONΩN EΠ TI KΛ MENEKPATOYΣ Facing cult statue of Artemis holding two lighted torches. RPC I 3013. SNG Copenhagen 234. Clear surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYDIA. Sala. Time of Trajan, 98-117. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.76 g, 6 h), struck under the archon Meliton. ΔΗΜΟС СΑΛΗΝΩΝ Bearded and draped bust of the Demos of Sala to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΜEΛΙΤΩΝΩC ΑΡΧ Zeus standing to left, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand and staff with his left. BMC 5-6. RPC III 2432. SNG Tübingen 3766. Attractive golden-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
LYDIA. Sardis. Tiberius. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 15.12 g, 12 h), struck under the proconsul Gaius Asinius Pollio, 28-29?. ΔΡΟΥΣΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΕΣ ΝΕΟΙ ΘΕΟΙ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦ ΟΙ Togate figures of Drusus and Germanicus seated to left, on curule chairs, one holding out lituus. Rev. ΓΑΙΩ ΑΣΙΝΝΙΩ ΠΟΛΛΙΩΝΙ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΩ, ΚΟΙΝΟΥ ΑΣΙΑΣ Wreath. RPC 2995. BMC Sardis 106, Cop 518. With legends recut from an earlier issue. Considerable corrosion, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYDIA. Silandus. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Severan period, 193-217. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.76 g, 6 h). Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. CIΛANΔEΩN Telesphoros standing facing. GRPC - Lydia 4. SNG von Aulock 3172. Winterthur 3947. Brownish-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Aezanis. Claudius, 41-54. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.85 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Claudius Hierax. KΛAYΔION KAICAPA AIZANITAI Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. EΠI KΛAYΔIOY IEPAKOC Zeus standing to left, holding eagle in his extended right hand and long scepter with his left. BMC 85-6. RPC I 3088. SNG Copenhagen 83. SNG von Aulock 3349. Clear surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Time of Antoninus Pius to Commodus, 138-192. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.86 g, 1 h). Poppy between two grain ears. Rev. Anchor entwined by serpent. Lindgren I A 884B. RPC online -. Very rare; green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Cibyra. Geta, Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 31 mm, 15.32 g, 6 h). Λ• CEΠ• ΓETAC• KAI Draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. KIBYP-ATΩN Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia facing, flanked by two stags, both of their heads turned back to view the goddess. Apparently unpublished. An appealing coin. Obverse slightly doubled, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
PHRYGIA. Cotiaeum. Caracalla, 198-217. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.49 g, 7 h). AYT• K• M• AYP-H• ANTΩNEINOC. Rev. KOTIAEΩN Hermes, nude but for cloak around his shoulders, standing to left, holding purse in his right hand and kerykeion with his left. SNG von Aulock 3781. A nicely struck, well centered, clear and very rare coin. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Cotiaeum. Time of Gallienus, 253-268. Diassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.60 g, 12 h), struck under the archon Diogenes, son of Dionysios. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN Diademed bust of the Demos of Cotiaeum to right, with slight drapery over his far shoulder. Rev. EΠI ΔIOΓENOYC ΔIONYCIOY / A-P/X KOTIAEΩ/N Zeus seated to left on a low throne, holding eagle in his extended right hand and scepter with his left. SNG Copenhagen 319. SNG von Aulock 3776. Very attractive green surfaces. Reverse slightly doubled, otherwise, very fine.
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PHRYGIA. Docimeium. Pseudo-autonomous, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.74 g, 6 h). Draped bust of Hermes to right, winged kerykeion before. Rev. ΔOKIMEΩN River-god reclining left, holding reed in right hand and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. SNG von Aulock 3542. Dark green patina with light deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PHRYGIA. Eucarpeia. Volusian, 251-253. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.36 g, 6 h). AΥ• Κ• ΟΥ-ΟΛΟΥCCΙΑ/ΝΟΝ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. EΥ-ΚΑΡΠEΩΝ Artemis standing facing, head to right, holding bow in her left hand and drawing arrow from her quiver with her right; to right, small facing cult statue; to left, forepart of a stag standing to left, turning head to right to face Artemis. BMC 31-33. RPC IX 809. SNG von Aulock 3581. Clear and with an olive green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 29 mm, 15.40 g, 6 h), struck under Niger, archierus for the second time. IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CEBACT Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΩC ΝΙΓΕ/PΟC Β · ΙΕΡ/ΑΝΥΜ - EYMENEΩN ΑΧΑΙ/ΩΝ Tyche standing left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder on globe in right hand and cornucopiae in left. BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lingren III -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG von Aulock -. Unpublished. Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.05 g, 12 h). Draped bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. ΙΕΡΑΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Nemesis standing facing, head to left, drawing drapery from her shoulder with right hand and holding bridle in left. BMC 13. RPC III 2358H. SNG Copenhagen 417-8. SNG von Aulock 3620. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. Well centered and struck. Light scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Hyrgaleis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.14 g, 12 h), year Tς = 306 = 222-223. ΔHMOC Laureate head of Demos to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. ΥΡΓΑΛEΩΝ / (ΤΟ) Tς Apollo standing facing, looking to right, resting left arm on lyre sitting atop tripod, and Artemis standing facing, looking left, holding bow and arrow in her right hand; before her, stag standing left, looking back. BMC 3. Martin, Demos Hydrela 5. RPC VI Online temp. 5666. Von Aulock, Phrygiens I 347-8. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Synnada. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 32 mm, 19.08 g, 6 h), struck under Alexandros, agonothetes and archiereus for the second time. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΑΡΧ ΑΛEΖΑΝΔΡΩ Β ΑΓΩΝΟΘ ΑΡΧΙEΡΙ Β CΥΝΝΑΔEΩΝ Emperor standing in quadriga right, holding scepter in his left hand; above, Nike flying left, crowning him with wreath. BMC 56. RPC VII.1, 788. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCIA. Arycanda. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 32 mm, 30.73 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. APKANΔEΩN Horseman (Helios?), wearing radiate Phrygian cap, galloping right, brandishing club in upraised right hand. BMC 5 = Von Aulock, Lykiens 37. RPC VII.2 Online ID 21596 . Green patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Unpublished
PAMPHYLIA. Perge. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 34 mm, 30.41 g, 6 h). AYT KAIC TPAI-ANOC ΔΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡ-ΓΗ [...] City-goddess seated left, holding cult statue of Artemis Pergaea with her right hand, and cornucopiae with her left. BMC - . RPC III -. SNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Perge. Elagabalus, 218-222. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.43 g, 12 h). AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC CEB Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΠEPΓAIΩN Distyle shrine containing a cult statue of Artemis Pergaia facing,; to left and right, uncertain animals standing on small columns; to upper left and right, star and crescent; in pediment of the aedicula, eagle standing right with wings spread, head turned back to left. SNG BN 642. SNG von Aulock 4685. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 30 mm, 28.95 g, 6 h). ΑΥΤ ΚAI Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. CΙΔΗΤΩΝ Athena standing left, holding figure of Nike in outstretched right hand, and resting left hand on shield set on ground against which spear rests. Lindgren & Kovacs 1166. RPC VII.2, ID 26707. SNG Pfalz 750. Watson 737a. Dark green patina with light sandy deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.46 g, 6 h). IVLIA DO-MNA AVC Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ANTIOCH MENCIS Mên standing right, with foot on bucranium, holding scepter and crowning Victory; to left, cock standing left. SNG BN 1133-4. Black patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 40 mm, 36.68 g, 5 h). AYT K Π Λ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩNIATΩΝ / AYΘΡΚO Statue of Gallienus holding patera in right hand and scepter in left, within octastyle temple. SNG BN 1365-6. SNG von Aulock 4999. Brown surfaces with green deposits. Light pitting on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 40 mm, 34.03 g, 6 h). AYT K Π Λ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩNIATΩΝ / AYΘΡΚO Statue of Gallienus holding patera in right hand and scepter in left, within octastyle temple. SNG BN 1365-6. SNG von Aulock 4999. Dark green patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 35 mm, 23.33 g, 6 h). AYT K Π Λ ΓAΛΛIHNOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. AΠOΛΛΩNIATΩN AY ΘPA KO River-god reclining left on overturned vase from which water flows, holding reed in right hand and cornucopiae in left. SNG BN 1366. SNG von Aulock 5000. Green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Very rare - only three specimens in the RPC
PISIDIA. Cremna. Philip II, 247-249. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.73 g, 7 h). M IVL SEV PHILIPPVM CAE AVG Laureate head of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔIANAE COL CRE Diana standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand and spear with bow in left; at feet to right, stag standing right, head left. RPC VIII Online ID 20911. SNG BN -. SNG Keckman II 737. Von Aulock, Pisidiens II 1459-60. Watson 808. Very rare - only three specimens noted in the RPC. Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Finest of only two known
PISIDIA. Etenna. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 32 mm, 18.67 g, 6 h). ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ CEΟΥΗ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. EΤEΝΝEΩΝ Goat standing left on serpent, looking back; to right, jug. Lindgren III 702. RPC VI Online temp. 6028. Von Aulock, Pisidiens II -. Very rare - only one other example known, this by far the finest. Rough brown surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 680 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PISIDIA. Etenna. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 30 mm, 11.48 g, 6 h). ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ CEΥ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right; c/m: K in circle within circular indent. Rev. ΕΤΕΝΝΕΩΝ Genius(?), nude, standing facing, head left, holding cornucopiae in left hand; on either side, dog; to left, coiled serpent. RPC VI Online temp. 6032. SNG Keckman II 722. Von Aulock, Pisidiens II 591. For countermark: Howgego 672. Dark greenish-brown patina. Ancient edge chip, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.75 g, 1 h). KAICAP AΔPIANOC Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ϹΑΓΑΛΑϹϹΕWΝ Tyche standing left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. RPC III 2797. SNG BN 1771. Dark brown patina with reddish earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 26 mm, 12.26 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ ΚΑ ΜΑ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. CAΓΑΛΑCCEΩN Lion leaping left, head facing. RPC VIII Online ID 20876. Dark surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. (Bronze, 27 mm, 10.20 g, 12 h). EΡE EΤΡΟΥCΚΙΛΛΑ CΒ Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, set on crescent. Rev. CΑΓΑΛΑCCEΩΝ Two altars of the Dioskouroi, each decorated with star and crescent, within an arched distyle shrine; column between; serpent below. SNG BN 1822. SNG von Aulock 5194. RPC IX 948. An interesting reverse type. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Termessus Major. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.45 g, 12 h). T-EPMH-C-CEΩN Bare-headed and draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus at shoulder. Rev. TΩN [M]EI-ZONΩN Athena standing left, holding branch in right hand, spear in left; shield to right. SNG BN 2176. SNG von Aulock 5350. Tannish-brown patina. Somewhat rough surfaces and striking faults on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Assarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.42 g, 6 h). ANTONINVS AVGV SΠP (sic!) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CO-L ICO Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. BMC 7. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 7259. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 308-19. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.23 g, 1 h). IM LI P LIC GALLIENVS P F A Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ICONI-EN COLO / S-R Herakles standing facing, head left, resting right hand on grounded club and holding lion's skin. SNG BN 2302-3. SNG Copenhagen 8. SNG von Aulock 5395. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 405. An attractive coin with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Laodicea Combusta. Titus with Domitian, as Caesars, 69-79 and 69-81 respectively. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.63 g, 5 h), struck under Vespasian, circa 75. ΤΙΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΕ Heads of Titus, on the left, facing right, and Domitian, on the right, facing left (in Julio-Claudian style). Rev. ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕωΝ Kybele seated to left on high-backed throne, holding patera in right hand and resting left elbow upon tympanum; below, lion seated to left. RPC II 1613. SNG BN 2322. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
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CILICIA. Anazarbus. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. (Bronze, 23 mm, 11.19 g, 11 h), ΘΜC = year 249 = 230-231. ΟΥΛΙΑ ΜΑΜEΑ CΕΒ Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΟΥ MHT EΤ ΘΜC Front view of temple with seven columns with globe in pediment. RPC VI Online temp. 30152 corr. (reverse legend). SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Pompeiopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Hexassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 17.04 g, 6 h), ςT = year 306 = 240-241. AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB / Π - Π Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordiam III to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ ςT / Ā - ς Apollo standing left, quiver over shoulder, holding laurel branch in right hand and chlamys in left. RPC VII.2 Online ID 2220. SNG BN 1243-4. Dark green patina. Flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
CILICIA. Tarsus. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 34 mm, 19.40 g, 1 h). AYT KAI M AYP CEYHPOC ANTΩNEINOC CEB Π-Π Mantled bust of Caracalla to left, wearing demiourgic crown. Rev. ANTΩNEINIANHC CEYP AΔPIANH / TAPCOY C/EITOY A-M/K / Γ-B Galley under sail right. SNG BN 1531. SNG Levante 1066. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 51 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
EASTERN CILICIA OR NORTHERN SYRIA. Uncertain Caesarea. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.60 g, 12 h), year E = 5 = 45/46. ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟC ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟC KAICAP Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. KAIC /APEΩΝ ETOYC E Tyche, veiled, with towered headdress seated right on rock , holding ears of corn; below, forepart of uncertain river god swimming right. BMC 4 (Anazarbos in Cilicia). De Saulcy 1 (Caesarea Panias in Judaea). RPC I 4086 (uncertain city, perhaps in Cilicia but perhaps not). Sydenham 59 (Caesarea in Capadocia). Well centered and clear. Some earth deposits and struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.58 g, 11 h), ∆ = year 4 = 220-221. AY K M AYPHΛΙ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. (MH)TPOΠ KAICAPIA Agalma of Mt. Argaeus set on altar inscribed ET Δ. Cf. Sydenham 526a (slightly different reverse legemd). Attractive green patina with sandy highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tranquillina, 238-244. (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.78 g, 6 h), struck under Gordian III, ∆ = year 4 = 240-241. CΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΑΝΗ Diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. MHTPO KAIC B N / ET ∆ Agalma of Mount Argaeus atop garlanded altar inscribed ENTI. Bland -. Ganschow 912b. RPC VII.2 Online ID 70462. Sydenham -. Dark brown patina. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tranquillina, 238-244. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.33 g, 11 h), struck under Gordian III, year Z = 7 = 243-244. CAB TPANKYΛΛINA AY Draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. MHTP KAIC B NE Six grain ears bound together; ET Z across the field. Henseler 921. RPC VII.2 Online ID 21877. Sydenham, Caesarea 619a. Lovely portrait, and with an attractive dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
COMMAGENE. Zeugma. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.60 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CEΒ EΥC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. ΖEΥΓΜΑΤEΩΝ (Z retrograde) Tetrastyle temple; before, colonnaded peribolos containing grove; below, H; all in laurel wreath. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 5755. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. Fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Claudius, 41-54. As (Bronze, 27 mm, 14.41 g, 12 h). IM TI..... Laureate head of Claudius to right; on the lower right, countermark of A P (ATP ?) with crescent above, all within a circular indent. Rev. Large S C within wreath of eight elements tied below. For the coin, McAlee 245 and RPC 4277. For the countermark: Howgego 647. With a very bold countermark. Coin fine, Countermark good very fine.
Hammer Price: 390 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 15.06 g, 12 h), Regnal year Z (7) and Caesarian year ΘP (190) = 60/1. NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. Z ΘP Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with wings spread; palm frond to left. BMC 190 (same obverse die). Prieur 81. RPC 4181. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.99 g), regnal year Z (7) and Caesarian year ΘP (190) = 60/1. NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. Z ΘP Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with wings spread; palm frond to left. BMC 190. Prieur 81. RPC 4181. Porous area on the obverse field, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Nero, 54-68. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.21 g, 12 h), HP = year 108 of the Caesarean Era = 59-60. Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right. Rev. ANTIOXE ET HP Lyre. McAlee 107b. RPC I 4293. Dark greenish-black patina. Flan crack and slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Time of Nero, 54-68. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 0.99 g, 2 h), ZIP = year 117 = 68-69. Draped bust of Apollo to right, wearing taenia. Rev. ΕΤ ΖΙΡ Laurel branch. McAlee 116. RPC I 4323. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan, 98-117. Semis (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.58 g, 5 h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΝEΡ ΤΡΑΙΑ-ΝΟС СEΒ ΓEΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β Winged caduceus. McAlee 502. RPC 3657. Brown surfaces. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Hadrian, 117-138. Semis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.40 g, 7 h). [AYTOKP] KAIC TRAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. S · C, Γ below; all within laurel wreath. McAlee 538c. RPC 3722. SNG Fitzwilliam 5889. Dark greenish-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 15.58 g, 6 h). AVTOK K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOY CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ΔHMAΡX EΞOYCIAC / S - C / MON VRB Eagle standing facing with wings spread, head left, holding wreath in beak; above eagle's left wing, A. McAlee 901a. Prieur 305. RPC VIII Online ID 29026. Lovely bold portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 10.98 g, 5 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CЄB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡX EΞOYCIAC ΥΠΑ ΤO Δ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle standing left with wings spread, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 254c. Prieur 431. RPC VIII Online ID 29157. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 11.79 g, 7 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Δ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle standing right, with spread wings and wreath in his beak. McAlee 934. Prieur 445. RPC VIII Online ID 28991. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 10.98 g, 7 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, with gorgoneion on cuirass. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Δ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C Eagle standing left, with wreath in beak and wings spread. McAlee 942a; Prieur 423. McAlee 942a. Prieur 423. RPC VIII Online ID 29201. Minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 12.00 g, 7 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, with gorgoneion on cuirass. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Δ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C Eagle standing right, wings displayed, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 953a. Prieur 432. RPC VIII Online ID 29019. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, 247-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 11.78 g, 11 h), 248. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠATO Δ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle standing right, with spread wings and wreath in his beak. McAlee 1042. Prieur 474. RPC VIII Online ID 29020. With a lovely portrait and great surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. (Bronze, 29 mm, 16.88 g, 7 h). ΜΑΡ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧEΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩ / Δ - E / S - C (S retrograde) Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche to right; above, ram leaping right, looking back. Butcher 494d. McAlee 1070. RPC VIII Online ID 7612. Rare with the retrogade S. Brown patina. Porosity on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan Decius, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 11.87 g, 11 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕ ΚΥ ΔΕΚΙΟC ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to left, wearing balteus. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡX ΕΞΟΥCΙΑC / S C Eagle, with wings displayed, standing right on palm branch, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1123. Prieur 513. RPC IX 1628. Fantastic portrait. Light encrustations on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Herennius Etruscus, As Caesar, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 13.57 g, 11 h), S = 6th officina. EPENN ETPOY ME KY ΔEKIOC KECAP Bare-headed and draped bust of Herrenius Etruscus to right; below, S. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing right on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1152f. Prieur 639. RPC IX 1763. Obverse die worn, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Volusian, 251-253. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 10.68 g, 7 h), S = 6th officina. ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Γ ΑΦΙΝ ΓΑΛ ΟΥEΝΔ ΟΥΟΛΟΥCCΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right; below, S. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, with wings spread, head turned to right, holding wreath in beak; between legs, S. McAlee 1188e. Prieur 702. RPC IX 1810. Minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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