obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 12 mm, 4.32 g, 12 h), struck under Philip III, Kolophon, c. 322-319. 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, grain-ear; to right, spearhead. Price 1762. Light toning around the devices. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.32 g, 11 h), Kolophon, under Philip III, c. 323-319. 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, . Price 1768. Excellent centering and quite bold. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.80 g, 1 h), struck under Antigonos I Monopthalmos, Kolophon, c. 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 field to left, Φ; below throne, Π. Price 1817. Scattered porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.49 g, 1 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Kolophon, c. 310-301. Head of 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 field to left, Φ; below throne, Π. Price 1817. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.76 g), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Kolophon, c. 310-301. Head of 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 field to left, Φ; below throne, Π. Price 1817. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.65 g, 1 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Kolophon, c. 310-301. Head of 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 field to left, Φ; below throne, Π. Price 1817. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.37 g, 1 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Kolophon, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, K; below throne crescent. Price 1826. Attractive light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.58 g, 1 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Kolophon, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, K; below throne crescent. Price 1826. Flan flaw on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.58 g, 11 h), struck under Lysimachos, Kolophon, c. 301/0-300/299. 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 field to left, head of a lion left above torch; below throne, pentagram. Price 1834. Planchet flaw on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.59 g, 11 h), struck under Lysimachos, Kolophon, c. 301/0-300/299. 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 field to left, head of a lion left above torch; below throne, pentagram. Price 1834. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Interesting symbol below the throne
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.25 g, 11 h), struck posthumously under Lysimachos, Kolophon, c. 301-297. 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; to left, lion's head left above torch; below thone, crab's claw. Price 1835. Well centered and struck, and with an interesting symbol. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.72 g, 1 h), struck under Lysimachos, Kolophon, circa 301/0-300/299. 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 field to left, lion forepart left above Φ; below throne, pentagram. HGC 3, 1751d. Müller 357. Price 1840. Thompson 120. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.63 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Ephesos, c. 300. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on high-backed throne, holding eagle on his outstreched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, bee right above ΕΦΕ. Price 1876. Rough deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.36 g, 12 h), struck under Lysimachos, Magnesia on the Maeander, c. 301/0-300/299. Head of 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 field to left, lion leaping left; below throne, A in wreath. Price 1985. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.49 g), struck under Lysimachos, Magnesia on the Maeander, c. 301/0-300/299. Head of 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 field to left, lion leaping left; below throne, A in wreath. Price 1985. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.16 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. Attractive toning and well struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.20 g, 1 h), Chios, circa 290-275 BC. 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 above grape bunch on vine. Price 2318. Lightly toned. A few light scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 34 mm, 16.18 g, 1 h), struck posthumously, Alabanda. 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, Pegasos flying left; below throne, uncertain control. Cf. Price 2454 ff. Porous surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Unpublished
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), Alabanda, year 2 = 172-171. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, Pegasus flying left, letter B above; below throne, helmet. Hersh -. Price -. Unpublished in the standard references. Late Alexander-type drachms are rather remarkably rare. This piece is actually quite extraordinary! Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 34 mm, 16.14 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Alabanda, year Δ = 4 = 166/5. 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, Pegasus flying left; below throne, Δ. DCA 311. Price 2463. Porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.39 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Alabanda, year Δ = 4 = 166/5. 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, Pegasos flying left; below throne, Δ. DCA 311. Price 2463. Porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.28 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Alabanda, year E = 5 = 165-164. 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, Pegasus flying left; below throne, E. Price 2464. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.56 g, 6 h), Sardes, circa 330/25-324/3. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with coiled serpent, single-pendant earring, and necklace. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; to left, tripod. Price 2537. Wonderful style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.21 g, 12 h), Sardes, c. 324-323. 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; to right, club. Cf. ADM I Series X (position of monogram). Cf. Price 2562 (position of monogram). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.19 g, 12 h), Sardes, c. 324-323. 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 NK above bee. ADM I Series XI. Price 2576. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.21 g, 11 h), struck under Philip III, Sardes, 322-319/8. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟY Zeus seated left on a throne without back, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; below eagle, bee and TI. Price 2626. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.78 g, 3 h), uncertain mint in Asia Minor, c. 323-310. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Club and bow in bowcase; below, race torch; c/m: laureate, bearded head of Zeus(?) to right. Price 2800. Glossy black patina. Scattered pitting, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.22 g, 1 h), struck posthumously, Phaselis, year KE = 25 = 197-196. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on backless throne, holding eagle on his outstreched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, KE. Cf. Heipp-Tamer 299-302 (all with Φ above date). Cf. Price 2868 (Φ below date). Roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33 mm, 16.45 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. Struck on a broad flan. Grainy deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.06 g, 6 h), uncertain mint in southwestern Asia Minor, possibly Side, circa 325-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; below throne, ΔΙ. Demanhur 1925-8. Price 2948. Same obverse die as CNG e-auction 161, 28 March 2007, 32, an example of Price 2949. Rare and interesting; the only known example that die-links Price 2948 and 2949. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great', 336-323 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.03 g, 5 h), struck under Philip III Arrhidaios, uncertain mint in Cilicia, c. 320-318/7. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on a throne with back, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left,ΦΙ; below throne, ΛΣ. Price 2962 (as Side?). Toned. Lightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A superior Hemiobol from Tarsos
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.95 g, 10 h), Tarsos, c. 327-323. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY flanked by bow in case and club; above club, grape bunch on stem and A. Newell, Tarsos -. Price 3028. Glossy hard dark green patina, well centered and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.21 g, 1 h), Byblos, circa 330-320. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; in field to left, monogram of AP. Demanhur 3624-52. Price 3426. Struck from a worn obverse die coupled with a fresh and clear reverse die. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h), Babylon, c. 315-311. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in field to left, Μ; below throne, monogram in wreath. Price 3740. Exceptional style and perfectly centered. Lamination flaws, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 4 h), struck under Seleukos I, Babylon, c. 311-305. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram within wreath; below throne, MI. Price 3747. A high relief specimen, clear and well struck, with a most appealing reverse die. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.91 g, 12 h), struck under Philip III, Babylon, circa 323-317. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, Μ; below throne, ΛΥ. Price 3692. A well-centered piece in high relief. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Exremely rare Alexander with a Fascinating Symbol
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.14 g, 12 h), Unknown eastern mint. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣΙΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡOY Zeus seated left on throne with elaborate back, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, Herakles standing to left, ready to beat Hydra with his club held with his right hand. Price PO (2) 15 = Prokesch-Osten, "Suite des monnaies inédites d'or et d'argent d' Alexander le Grand," NZ 3 (1871), 15 (Phaestos in Crete). Extremely rare and unusual. Price was unable to find a single example of this type in order to confirm its existence, so it was not included in his corpus. Struck on a very tight flan with rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. (Silver, 13.43 g). Lot of Three Alexander-Type Drachms. All attractively toned. Very fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. (Silver, 13.42 g). Lot of Three Alexander-Type Drachms. All attractively toned. Very fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 12.00 g). Lot of Three Alexander-Type Drachms. All attractively toned. Very fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Seal (Lead, 33x10 mm, 83.94 g, 11 h), dies engraved by Pyrgoteles (?). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Palladion set on a shield. No parallels known. Very rare and unusual! Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.22 g, 12 h), Kolophon, c. 322-319. Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, kithara; below throne, A. Price P44. Well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.23 g, 11 h), Kolophon, c. 323-319. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ 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, monogram of ΠΑ; below throne, Α. Price P47. A few light scrapes on the obverse, light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.36 g, 1 h), Magnesia, c. 323-319. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Zeus seated to left on low throne, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; below throne, monogram of AT. Price P57. Light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.20 g, 11 h), struck under Menander or Kleitos, Sardes, c. 322-319/8. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand and scepter in his left; to left, race-torch; below throne, A. Price P110. Light marks on cheek, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.99 g, 12 h), Tarsos, c. 298-295. Nike on prow of galley to left, blowing a trumpet. Rev. ΒΑΣΙ-ΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon Pelagaios throwing trident left; to left, AN monogram within circle. HGC 3, 1018. Newell 45. Clear. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.12 g, 3 h), Thebes, 289-287. Diademed and horned head of Demetrios I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Poseidon Pelagaios standing left, right foot on rock, holding trident in left hand and resting right arm on knee; between foot and trident, monogram of AY. Newell 142. A very rare denomination for Demetrios Poliorketes, very seldom seen. Worn but clear and complete. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Unit (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.06 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in Caria(?), after 290. Head of Demetrios to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. BA Prow to right; to right, bipennis; below, monogram of AP. Newell 163. SNG Alpha Bank 956. Dark patina with light deposits. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 17.03 g, 10 h), Amphipolis, circa 271/68-260/55. 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, Group 25-40, 101-166 (O03/R- this obverse die not recorded for these groups, and the reverse die is unrecorded). SNG Ashmolean 3259. SNG Delepierre 1063. Scarce variety. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 17.08 g, 3 h), Amphipolis, circa 271/68-260/55. 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, monogram of HΛ. Panagopoulou Period I, Group 32, 123 (O05/R116). SNG Alpha Bank 897 (this obverse die). SNG Ashmolean 3259. SNG Delepierre 1063. A clear example of the first series of the Antigonian tetradrachms. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31.5 mm, 17.14 g, 11 h), "dramatic style", Amphipolis, circa 252/1-246. 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 II, Group 2, 5-10 (O02/R- unrecorded reverse die). Fine style. Light scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31.5 mm, 17.03 g, 3 h), "dramatic style", Amphipolis, circa 252/1-246. 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 II, Group 14, 56 corr. (O09/R- obverse die erroneously noted as O11 and unrecorded reverse die). Interesting variation, as the monogram is slightly different to the ones recorded, with the P missing from the right side, and possibly embedded in the left, merged with the E. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33.5 mm, 17.09 g, 9 h), "dramatic style", Amphipolis, circa 252/1-246. 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 II, Group 12, 46 (O03/R45). Relatively scarce monogram for this period. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Unusual for type, depiction of the Macedonian helmet
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos III Doson, 229-221 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 17.07 g, 12 h), in the types of Antigonos Gonatas, Amphipolis, circa 229-221/0. 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, winged Macedonian helmet with transverse crest; in field to right, KT monogram. Panagopoulou Period IV, Group 1, 8 (Oo4/R08). SNG Copenhagen 1201 (same dies). SNG Lockett 1525. With an interesting and unusual depiction of the helmet symbol. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos III Doson, 229-221 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.95 g, 5 h), in the types of Antigonos Gonatas, Amphipolis, circa 229-221/0. 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 IV, Group 10, 44 (O09/R42). SNG Berry 351. Well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos III Doson, 229-221 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 17.11 g, 7 h), in the types of Antigonos Gonatas, Amphipolis, circa 229-221/0. 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 IV, Group 13, 55 (O12/R58). SNG Berry 351 (same dies). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Antigonos III Doson, 229-221 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30.5 mm, 17.11 g, 12 h), in the types of Antigonos Gonatas, Amphipolis, circa 229-221/0. 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 IV, Group 14, 60 (O15/R58). SNG Berry 351. Bold strike. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 10.17 g, 5 h), uncertain mint in Macedon, c. 183/2-179. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Winged thunderbolt; ΔI monogram above, two monograms below; all within oak-wreath. HGC 3.1, 1062. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 24d. Cf. SNG Alpha Bank 1110-5 (controls). Dark green patina. Porous, flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.36 g, 9 h), uncertain mint in Macedon, 183/2-179. Bearded head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛΕΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY Harpa; above, monogram of ΔΙ; below, monogram of AN and PΘ; all within oak wreath. HGC 3 I, 1072. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen -. SNG Alpha Bank 1122. Dark brown surfaces. Light porosity and reverse struck a little off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. Triobol (Silver, plated, 12 mm, 1.78 g), struck in the name of the Botteatans, Pella. Macedonian shield ornamented with six linear crescents around the edge and a hexaskeles of crescents at the center. Rev. ΒΟΤΤΕΑΤΩΝ Stern of galley. Liampi, Schild M47. Bright, clear, and very pleasing on hand, and most unusual as a contemporary plated counterfeit). Die fault on reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.98 g, 3 h), Amphipolis. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. MAKEΔONΩN Ornamented trident head, flanked by two monograms below. HGC 3.1 334. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 8. Dark patina; fine style. Slightly rough reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perseus, 179-168 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 7.20 g, 11 h). Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. B-A Rider on horseback to right, raising his right hand in salute; to right, monogram of Perseus; below horse, monograms and star. AMNG 10. SNG München 1210. SNG Alpha Bank -. Dark green patina; scarce late example of this popular type. Rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF PAEONIA. Patraos, circa 335-315 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 12.51 g, 3 h), Astibos or Damastion. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠΑΤΡΑΟΥ Paeonian horseman, wearing crested helmet and full armor, galloping to right and spearing fallen warrior; below horse’s tail, kantharos. HGC 3, 148. Sotheby's, "Paeonian Hoard," 191-4 (same dies). Cf. SNG ANS 1030-1 (same obverse die; no kantharos). With a very elegant obverse. Reverse slightly doubled. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Complete reverse scene
KINGS OF PAEONIA. Patraos, circa 335-315 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 12.34 g, 2 h), Astibos or Damastion. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠΑΤΡΑΟΥ Paeonian horseman, wearing crested helmet and full armor, galloping right and spearing fallen Macedonian cavalryman, holding a shield and a spear; below horse, thunderbolt. HGC 3, 148. Paeonian Hoard 138. SNG ANS 1043 (same obverse die). With a powerful reverse. Obverse slightly off-centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
KINGS OF PAEONIA. Patraos, Circa 335-315 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 11.03 g, 9 h), Astibos or Damastion. Laureate head of Apollo to right; pellet on neck. Rev. ΠΑΤΡΑΟΥ Paeonian horseman, wearing crested helmet and full armor, galloping to right and spearing fallen Macedonian soldier; close to horse's hind-legs, horizontal club. HGC 3.1, 148. Cf. Paeonian Hoard 85 (same dies). SNG ANS 1024 (same dies). Edge split at 5h and obverse slightly off-centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF PAEONIA. Patraos, circa 335-315 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 12.12 g, 8 h), Astibos or Damastion. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠΑΤΡΑΟΥ Paeonian horseman, wearing crested helmet and full armor, galloping right and spearing fallen Macedonian cavalryman, holding a shield and a spear; below horse, thunderbolt. HGC 3, 148. Paeonian Hoard -. SNG ANS 1041. Reverse struck off-center. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF PAEONIA. Patraos, Circa 335-315 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 12.32 g, 7 h), Astibos or Damastion. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠΑΤΡΑΟΥ Paeonian horseman, wearing crested helmet and full armor, galloping to right and spearing fallen Macedonian soldier. HGC 3.1, 148. Paeonian Hoard 234 (same dies). SNG ANS 1030-1 (same obverse die). Struck on a uneven flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.51 g, 11 h). Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 123-4. Georgiou 1, 8. SNG Copenhagen 77. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.32 g, 12 h). Bull’s hoof. Rev. Λ - Α Head of bridled horse to left; all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly II -. Cf. HGC 4, 510 (horse's head to right). Liampi, 1996, Group II, 2 . Reverse die worn, light porosity, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 460-450 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 11.5 mm, 2.75 g, 1 h). Hero holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull to right. Rev. ΛΑ-Я-Ι Forepart of bridled horse rushing to right, with trailing rein; all within incuse square. BCD I 1110 (same dies). BCD II 153. HGC 4, 455. Lorber 2008, pl. 41, 12. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 15 mm, 1.46 g, 7 h). Ο - Ϟ Horseman, wearing petasos and chlamys and carrying two spears, riding horse walking to left. Rev. ΛΑRΙϞ Α (retrograde The nymph Larissa seated left, on a chair with a curve-topped back, holding mirror in her left hand and raising her right hand towards her face. BCD Thessaly I 1113 (same reverse die). Herrmann III D/E, pl. II, 13. Traité IV, 676, pl. CCXCVII, 9 (but with Ϟ in the legend, not Σ). About very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 450/40-420 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.84 g, 9 h). Thessalos striding to right, naked but for chlamys over his shoulders, his petasos attached to a cord around his neck and flying in the air behind him, holding a band with both hands around the forehead of a bull leaping right. Rev. ΛΑΡ-IΣΑΙΑ Bridled horse with trailing rein prancing right; all within shallow incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 372.4 (same dies). HGC 4, 418. Surfaces with crystallization marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 400 BC. Obol (Silver, 13 mm, 0.86 g, 12 h). ΣO Horse walking to left. Rev. ΛAΡIΣ-ΣA The nymph Larissa standing on ground line facing, her head turned right, in her raised right hand she holds a wreath and in her lowered right a ball. BCD Thessaly II 364.3. HGC 4, 495. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 400 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.72 g, 12 h). ΣO Horse walking to left. Rev. ΛAΡIΣ-ΣA The nymph Larissa standing on ground line facing, her head turned right, in her raised right hand she holds a wreath and in her lowered right a ball. Cf. BCD Thessaly II 364.3 (orientation of the obverse legend). HGC 4, 495. Lightly porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.60 g, 11 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx and triple pendant earring. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ/ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over. BCD Thessaly II 315. HGC 4, 453. Lightly toned, and with an attractive head of Larissa. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.13 g, 1 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx and triple pendant earring. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ /ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over. BCD Thessaly II 324. HGC 4, 464. Toned. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 344-337 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.90 g, 12 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse feeding to right, with straight legs. BCD Thessaly II 328. HGC 4, 506 corr. (illustrated as 507). Well centered. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Early-mid 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.93 g, 1 h). Head of the nymph Larissa to right. Rev. ΛAPI-ΣAIΩN Horse crouching to left . BCD Thessaly II 277. Rogers 294, fig. 143. Dark greenish-brown surfaces. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Magnetes. Mid 2nd-mid 1st centuries BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 9.58 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗ-ΤΩΝ The centaur Chiron striding right, holding branch over his left shoulder. BCD Thessaly II -. HGC 4, 66. Rogers 328. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
THESSALY. Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 15 mm, 1.12 g, 12 h). Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding two spears over his right shoulder, standing left behind bridled horse being led left. Rev. Π-Ε-ΡΑ Athena standing right, holding spear in right hand, shield in left; all within shallow incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 543 (same dies). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
THESSALY. Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.84 g, 4 h). Bridled horse with trailing rein cantering to left. Rev. Π-Ε-Ρ-Α (partially retrograde) Athena Itonia running to right, holding spear in right hand and shield on left arm; all within shallow incuse square. BCD Thessaly I 1242. SNG Copenhagen 195. Traité IV 575, pl. CCXCII, 23. Toned. Light scrapes on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Perrhaiboi. Later 2nd - early 1st Century BC . Trichalkon (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.46 g, 1 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΡΑΙ - ΒΩΝ Hera, draped, seated on throne to right, holding long scepter with her right hand and resting her left on her knee. BCD Thessaly I 1247. Rogers 440. SNG Copenhagen 197. Dark brown patina, well struck with bold designs. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Pharkadon. Late 5th-early 4th centuries BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.77 g, 12 h). Horse pacing to right. Rev. ΦAP-KAΔO Athena, wearing long robes, crested helmet and aegis on shoulder, standing right, spear leaning against her, resting right hand on shield set on ground and left hand on hip. BCD Thessaly II 618.1. HGC 4, 297. Weber 2901. Well centered with wide borders. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Pharsalos. Mid to late 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.95 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet and drop earring. Rev. Φ-AP Horse’s head to right, all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 630. Lavva 13 (V9/R10). Beautifully struck on an oblong flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Pharsalos. Early to mid 4th Century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.81 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with raised cheek flaps and adorned with scrolls and olive twigs; T/IΠ behind neck. Rev. Φ-A-P-Σ Horse’s head right in concave field. BCD Thessaly II 668.3. Laava 118 (V56/R67). Obverse struck slighty off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
THESSALY. Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.83 g, 3 h). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ϟ-KO Forepart of bridled horse walking right, led on its rein. BCD Thessaly II 736. HGC 4, 599. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 1.98 g, 1 h). Youthful hero, Thessalos, nude but for cloak and petasos hanging over his shoulder, striding right, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull moving right. Rev. TP-IK/K-A-I-OΝ Forepart of bridled horse to right; all within incuse square. Cf. BCD Thessaly II 775.2-3. HGC 4, 311. Fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.48 g, 3 h). Horse’s head to right. Rev. ΦΕ - ΘΑ Club; all within incuse square. Cf. BCD II 21.1-21.4 (orientation of the letter A). Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 150-100 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 5.85 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Kotty... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind head, monogram. Rev. ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN / K-OT/T-Y Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left. Thessaly II 812 (same dies). HGC 4, 208. Lightly toned. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.46 g, 7 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, monogram of AN. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; at right, on top of Athena’s spear, owl standing right. BCD Thessaly II 892.1. Edge shipping showing interior crystallization, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.72 g, 12 h), Poly.... Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, monogram of ΖΩ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Π-Ο / Λ-Υ. BCD Thessaly II 817. BMC 38. Scrape and deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.93 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with griffin on the bowl; behind, monogram. Rev. ΘΕΣ / ΣΑΛΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right; below, monogram of ΠΟΛΥ (or ΠΟΛΙ). BCD Thessaly I 1372 (same obverse die). SNG Berry 560. Well centered and boldly struck. Deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Unpublished?
WEST MAINLAND GREECE. Uncertain mint. Circa 500-480 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.88 g, 9 h), possibly a Corinthian colony on the Adriatic coast. Horse standing to right; above, and below, pellets. Rev. Δ (denomination) within incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. A very unusual coin, stylistically close to the early Hekte of Mende. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
EPEIROS. Ambrakia. Circa 404-360 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 7.95 g, 12 h). Pegasos flying right; below, A. Rev. A-M (retrograde) Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind neck, Pan; below, HA. Calciati 62. HGC 3.1, 206. Of excellent style. Light horn silver deposits and some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 350-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.22 g, 6 h). A Pegasos flying right. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind head, tripod in wreath and monogram of AN. BCD Akarnania 90. Calciati 30. Numerous light cleaning scratches and porosity, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 350-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.12 g, 1 h). AN (ligate) Pegasus flying left. Rev. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, monogram of AN and tripod. BCD Akarnania -. Calcaiti 23. Rough surfaces, lamination flaw, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 350-330 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.23 g, 11 h). Pegasos flying left; below, monogram of AN. Rev. AN Helmeted head of Athena to left; to right, monogram of AN and tripod. BCD Akarnania -. Pegasi 24. The had of Athena nice and bold. Softly struck on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 320-280 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.55 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Lysi... Pegasus flying to left; below, AN monogram. Rev. ΛΥΣΙ Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, monogram of AN and thymiaterion. BCD Akarnania 106. Calciati 67. Graffiti on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 320-280 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.47 g, 6 h). ΑΝ (ligate) Pegasos flying to left with straight wings. Rev. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; above, ΚΛΕ; behind head, monogram of AN and filleted bucranium; below neck, monogram of AΓ. BCD Akarnania 86. Calciati 71. Well centered and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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