obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 325-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 10.73 g, 12 h). Two wrestlers beginning to grapple with each other; between them, I(PK). Rev. Slinger striding right, preparing to launch sling-bolt; to right, triskeles to left above vertical club. Isegrim -. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock -. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Aspendos. Circa 325-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 25 mm, 10.71 g, 12 h). Two nude wrestlers, standing and grappling with each other; between them, I(PK). Rev. ΕΣΤFΕΔΙΙΥΣ Slinger standing right; to right, triskeles to left above vertical club. Isegrim -. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock -. Slightly double-struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Extremely rare early drachm of Side!
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 460-430 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 3.45 g, 9 h). Pomegranate surrounded by dotted border. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right; all within incuse square. Cf. Atlan 27 (dies not recorded). SNG von Aulock 4763. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.17 g), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 15.97 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. Well struck and attractive. Light roughness on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 501 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 15.88 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 15.88 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. Obverse die a little worn. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 15.90 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. Struck from an attractive obverse die. Minor flaw in reverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.05 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. Flat areas, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.15 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kleuch... Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. KΛE-YX Nike alighting to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and fold of her drapery with her left; to left, pomegranate. SNG BN 697. SNG von Aulock 4797. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PISIDIA. Ariassos. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.63 g, 1 h). Draped bust of Artemis to right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Rev. APH Eagle standing left. SNG BN 1370. Black patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.75 g, 11 h). Head of roaring lion to right. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet; above, laurel or olive spray. Cf. SNG BN 739 (without branch on reverse). Lightly porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 325-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 10.71 g, 12 h). Two nude wrestlers, standing and grappling with each other;
between them, ΠΙ. Rev. ΣΕΛΓΕΩΝ Slinger standing right; to right, triskeles to left above vertical club. Isegrim -. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock -. Excellent centering. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 325-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 10.68 g, 11 h). Two nude wrestlers, standing and grappling with each other; MO between them. Rev. ΣΕΛΓΕΩΝ Slinger standing right; to right, triskeles to left above vertical club, set on ground. BMC -. SNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Struck from typically worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 325-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 10.80 g, 12 h). Two wrestlers beginning to grapple with each other; between them, ΠΙ. Rev. ΣEΛΓEΩN Slinger striding right, preparing to launch sling-bolt; in field to right, clockwise triskeles above vertical club and spear point. Isegrim -. SNG BN -. SNG von Aulock -. Lamination flaws on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 325-250 BC. Stater (Silver, 30 mm, 10.05 g). Two wrestlers beginning to grapple with each other; between them, K. Rev. ΣEΛΓEΩN Slinger striding right, preparing to launch sling-bolt; in field to right, clockwise triskeles above vertical club and filleted cornucopiae. SNG BN 1939. SNG Copenhagen 249. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
PISIDIA. Termessos. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.10 g, 12 h), year A (1) = 72-71 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. TEP Horse galloping right; above, A. SNG BN 2106. Black patina. Thin edge crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Termessos. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.79 g, 12 h), circa 70-60 BC. Laureate head of Artemis (?) to right. Rev. TEP Humped bull butting left. SNG BN 2104. Well centered and with an attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Ikonion. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.84 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. EIKONI-EWN Perseus standing to left, holding harpa with his right hand and the head of Medusa with his left. HGC 7, 789. SNG Copenhagen 3. SNG Paris 2272-6. SNG von Aulock 5385. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Attractive and rare Laranda Obol
LYCAONIA. Laranda. Circa 324/3 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.64 g, 2 h). Jugate diademed male heads to right; palm frond below neck. Rev. ΛAPAN Forepart of a wolf to right; to left, monogram of ΠΑΡ; to right, star. Göktürk 64. SNG BN 2311. Unusually fine for issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
LYCAONIA. Laranda. Circa 324/3 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.63 g, 1 h). Baal seated left, holding grain ear and grape bunch in extended right hand, scepter with his left. Rev. Forepart of wolf right; above, downwards pointing crescent; all within dotted square border. Göktürk 82. SNG BN 443 (Cilicia). SNG Levante 223 (Cilicia). Nicely centered and toned. Surface striations on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A peculiar fraction
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain, perhaps a mint in Cilicia. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.67 g, 12 h). Uncertain legend Bull butting right. Rev. Uncertain legend Male figure standing left. Cf. Naumann 77, 2019, 107, otherwise unpublished. Well centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.56 g, 12 h). Head of Herakles facing, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Eagle standing left on stag's head. Göktürk 42. SNG BN 472. SNG Levante 229. Lightly toned and well centered, with an interesting fully facing head of Herakles. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.71 g, 1 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. SNG BN 477. SNG Levante 248. A wonderful example. Dark deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.79 g, 11 h). Veiled and draped female bust facing, turned slightly to left, with her hair adorned with jewels and bound at the top of her head, and wearing hoop earrings and a pearl necklace. Rev. Bearded head of Herakles to left, his lion skin bound around his neck. SNG BN 480. SNG Levante 220. Nicely toned and well struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain mint. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.30 g, 6 h). Veiled and draped female bust facing, turned slightly to left, with her hair adorned with jewels and bound at the top of her head, and wearing hoop earrings and a pearl necklace. Rev. Bearded head of Herakles to left, his lion skin bound around his neck. SNG BN 480. SNG Levante 220. Lightly toned and well centered. An elegant little coins. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.67 g, 11 h). Youthful male head to left, wreathed with grain ears. Rev. Eagle standing left with wings spread, on back of lion reclining to left; in left field, club. Cf. Göktürk 43 (no club); Cf. SNG BN 474 (no club). SNG Levante 231. Well centered and attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain. Balakros, satrap of Cilicia, 333-323 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.58 g, 7 h). Youthful male head to left, wreathed with grain ears. Rev. B Eagle standing left with wings spread, on back of lion reclining to left; in left field, club. Göktürk -. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Uncertain. Balakros, satrap of Cilicia, 333-323 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.51 g, 7 h). Youthful male head to left, wreathed with grain ears. Rev. B Eagle standing left with wings spread, on back of lion reclining to left; in left field, club. Göktürk -. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Lightly toned and well struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unpublished Cilician tetartemorion
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th century BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 5 mm, 0.14 g, 3 h). Bearded male head to right, wearing taenia. Rev. Bearded head of Ahura-Mazda to right. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Troxell/Kagan -. Winzer -. Seemingly unpublished and quite rare. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Two unpublished denominations from Ura!
CILICIA. Ura (Kelenderis). Circa 460-450 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 3.74 g, 11 h). 'RH' (in Aramaic) Ibex recumbent to right; all within border of dots. Rev. City-wall with two towers; all within border of dots in a shallow incuse square. For the coin: apparently unpublished. For the city: R. H. Beal, "The Location of Cilician Ura," Anatolian Studies 42, 1992, pp. 65-73. Lightly toned. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Unique!
CILICIA. Ura (Kelenderis). Circa 460s-450s BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.75 g, 5 h). Ibex recumbent to right; all within border of dots. Rev. City-wall with two towers; all within linear square border within a shallow incuse square. The coin is seemingly unpublished. For the city: R. H. Beal, "The Location of Cilician Ura," Anatolian Studies 42, 1992, pp. 65-73. Toned. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 430-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.76 g, 6 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; below horse, A. Rev. ΚΕΛE Goat kneeling to left, its head turned back to right; ivy branch above to right. Casabonne Type 2. Celenderis Series 3-4 var (ethnic). SNG France 46 var (ethnic). Fresh, bright and unusually well-centered. Very minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 410-375 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 10.58 g, 3 h). Nude youth, holding whip in right hand, dismounting from horse rearing right. Rev. ΚΕΛΕΝ Goat kneeling right, head left. Casabonne Type 4. SNG BN 66. SNG Levante 26. Fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
CILICIA. Kelenderis. Circa 425-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.70 g, 11 h). Horse prancing to right. Rev. KE Goat to right, head turned to left. Göktürk 9. Cf. SNG BN 116-7 (goat to left). Cf. SNG Levante 29-30 (goat to left). An attractive example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Mallos. Circa 440-390 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 11.09 g, 3 h). Bearded male deity (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. Cf. Casabonne Type 2 (swan right). Cf. SNG BN 375-6 (same obverse die, but with the swan to right). SNG Levante -. Struck on very good silver; a fine coin, quite attractive on the hand. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
CILICIA. Mallos. Circa 440-390 BC. Stater (Silver, 22.5 mm, 10.37 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; to right, "ankh" symbol. Casabonne Group 4. Cf. SNG BN 378 (without obv. legend). SNG Levante 124 (same obv. die). Some porosity on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
CILICIA. Mallos. Circa 390-385 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.33 g, 10 h). Beardless winged male advancing right, holding solar disk. Rev. M-A-Λ-Ρ Swan standing left; in left field, grasshopper. Casabonne type 8. SNG BN -. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
CILICIA. Mopsos. 164-27 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.05 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev. ΜΟΨΕΑΤΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ KAI AYTONOMOY Lighted altar on two feet, in exergue, IE and monogram of ΠΛ. SNG BN 1942. SNG Levante 1309. Dark brown patina, and with a strong obverse strike. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Nagidos. Circa 400-385/4 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.73 g, 6 h). N-A Baal seated left, holding lotus-tipped scepter in right hand. Rev. Turreted head of Aphrodite right. Göktürk 5. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CILICIA. Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.62 g, 6 h). N Head of Aphrodite facing, head turned slightly to right. Rev. N Head of youthful Dionysos facing, wearing ivy wreath, and with his head turned slightly to left. Göktürk 2. SNG BN -. SNG Levante 6. Clear and attractive. Rather porous. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 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
CILICIA. Seleukeia. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.22 g, 12 h). Helmeted and draped bust of Athena right; behind neck, ΣA. Rev. ΣΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΩΙ ΚΑΛΥΚΑΔΝΩΙ Nike advancing left, holding wreath; in field to left, AΘH above monogram. SNG France 893. Light brown patina. Some adjustment marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 410-375 BC. Stater (Silver, 22.5 mm, 10.61 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin. Rev. ΣΟΛ-ΕΩ-Ν Grape bunch on vine with leaf; across field, T-I; all within diamond-shaped incuse. Casabonne Τype 4. SNG BN 172 (same obverse die). SNG Levante 45 (same dies). Obverse die wear, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 410-375 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 10.27 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin. Rev. ΣΟ-ΛΕ-ΩΝ Grape bunch on vine with leaf; all within diamond-shaped incuse. Casabonne Τype 4. Cf. SNG BN 171 (ΣΟ-ΛΕ). SNG Levante -. SNG Levante Suppl. -. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 410-375 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 10.61 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin. Rev. ΣΟ-ΛΕ-ΩΝ Grape bunch on vine with leaf; all within diamond-shaped incuse. Casabonne Τype 4. Cf. SNG BN 171 (ΣΟ-ΛΕ). SNG Levante -. SNG Levante Suppl. -. Bright and clear. Test cut on the reverse, and struck on a tight flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 100-30 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.03 g, 12 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. ΣΟΛEΩN Turreted Aphrodite, riding bull to right; above left, monogram; to right, eagle standing to right. SNG Levante 870. SNG Paris 1195. Attractive brown-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Fighting scene on two sides!
CILICIA. Tarsos. Circa 410-385 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 10.59 g, 5 h). Satrap, wearing Persian costume, riding a horse prancing to right, holding the reins with his left hand and a sword, held downwards by the horse's right flank, with his right. Rev. TRW (= Tarsus in Aramaic) Hoplite, nude but for his Corinthian helmet, kneeling to left, holding couchant spear with his right hand and defending himself with a round shield, held with his left, that is decorated with an aegis and covers his left knee and upper body. Casabonne type F10. SNG Levante 61. SNG Paris 226. Struck from finely engraved dies. Test cut on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Extremely rare drachm of Tarsos!
CILICIA. Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames) (?), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Third stater (Silver, 14 mm, 3.25 g, 9 h). Female head facing (Arethusa), turned slightly to left and wearing pendant earrings and pearl necklace; to right, fish swimming downwards. Rev. KLK Helmeted and bearded male head (Ares?) to left. Casabonne series 2-3. SNG BN 301-2. A very rare denomination in the series. Lightly toned and quite attractive on the hand. Light scratches and marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
CILICIA. Tarsos. Circa 164-27 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.41 g, 1 h). Turreted and veiled head of the Tyche of Tarsos to right. Rev. TΑΡΣΕΩΝ Sandan standing right on horned, winged animal within a pyramidal monument surmounted by an eagle; to left, two monograms. Cf. SNG BN 1321 (different upper monogram). Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Ellusive Marion Stater with the abduction of Europa!
CYPRUS. Marion. Stasioikos I, circa 400-380. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 9.68 g, 12 h). "pa si le o se sa a si o i ko" in Cypro-syllabic script. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. "pa si lo wo se sa ta si wo i ko ne" in Cypro-syllabic script. Aphrodite or Europa hanging beside bull running right, grasping the bull's right horn with her right hand. BMC 1 and pl. VI, 9 (same dies). Tziambazis 51. SilCoinCy 1229 ( same dies but as Timocharis). Extremely rare and desirable for the mythological scene. Traces of overstruck, possibly on a "turtle", otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Unpublished Marion denomination
CYPRUS. Marion. Timocharis, mid 4th century BC. Sixth stater (Silver, 12 mm, 1.58 g, 3 h). "pa-ti" in Cypro-syllabic script. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. "pa-ti" in Cypro-syllabic script. Aphrodite or Europa hanging beside bull running right, grasping the bull's right horn with her right hand. Apparently unpublished! Cf. McClean 9152 (tetrobol) and Tziambazis 55 (as 1/12 stater). Extremely rare! Possibly the second and more complete known. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
CYPRUS. Paphos. Stasandros, circa 450 BC. 1/24 Stater (Silver, 10 mm, 0.72 g, 7 h). Bull standing left; above, winged solar disc above. Rev. Sa Pa (in Cypriot) Eagle standing left; to left, ankh; to right, olive spray. BMC p. lxix, pl. XXI, 8. Destrooper-Georgiades -. Cf. Zapiti & Michaelidou 9 (1/3 stater). Rare denomination for the series. Dark deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF GALATIA. Deiotaros, as tetrarch, 63-59/8 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.36 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Eagle, with spread wings and head turned back to right, standing left on a thunderbolt; in field to left, monogram. HGC 7, 775. RPC I p. 356, 2. SNG von Aulock 6099-6100. Well centered and with brown surfaces. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF GALATIA. Amyntas, 39-25 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.33 g, 1 h). Head of bearded Herakles to right with club over his shoulder. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ Lion walking to right with open jaws. HGC 7, 781. RPC I 3502. SNG BN 2354. Dark green patina. Nearly 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
Rare Ariarathes I bronze!
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes I, 333-322 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.51 g, 2 h). Ariarathes in Persian dress, wearing Phrygian cap, standing to right, drawing bow. Rev. "'rtm" (in Aramaic) Goat (ibex) standing right. Alram 349. HGC 7, 792. SNG Helsinki II, 512. SNG Copenhagen 129. A very rare, and unusual type! Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator, circa 163-130 BC. Serrate (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.70 g, 6 h). Humped bull standing right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ· Bow in bowcase. HGC 7, 814. Simonetta p. 79, 1a (Ariarathes IV–VII). Rare, and quite fine for the issue. Black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes VI Epiphanes Philopator, circa 130-112/0 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.15 g, 12 h), Eusebeia Mazaka. Diademed and draped bust of Ariarathes VI to right, wearing high bashlyk; monogram behind his neck. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ /ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ Athena seated left, elbow resting on shield to right, holding Nike in her right hand and spear in her left. Henseler 20. HGC 7, 825. Simonetta 5. Dark green patina with earthen highlights. A few light cleaning marks on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes IX Eusebes Philopator, circa 100-85 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.98 g, 12 h), Mint A (Eusebeia under Mt. Argaios), IΓ = year 13 = 88-87. Diademed head of Ariarathes IX to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / APIAPAΘOY / EYΣEBOYΣ / IΓ Athena standing left, holding Nike in right hand and resting left on shield at her side, spear behind; in the inner left field, monogram of APE. HGC 7, 845. Cf. Simonetta 14 (form of monogram). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.96 g, 1 h), Mint A (Eusebeia), RY Λ = 30 = 66/5 BC. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩS / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦILOPΩMAIOY Athena Nikephoros standing left; to inner left, monogram; in exergue, Λ. Simonetta 44a. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.50 g, 12 h), Mint A (Eusebeia), RY AΛ = 31 = 65/4 BC. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦILOPΩMAIOY Athena Nikephoros standing left; to inner left, monogram; in exergue, AΛ . Simonetta 45a. A nicely struck example. Good very fine.
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KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes III Eusebes Philoromaios, 52-42 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.73 g, 1 h), Eusebeia-Mazaka, year IA = 11 = 42-41 BC. Diademed and bearded head of Ariobarnazes to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΟΒΑΡΖΑΝΟΥ ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΟΡΩΜΑΙΟΥ Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear, and shield; in the fields, star and crescent to left, and a monogram to right; in the exergue, IA. HGC 7, 853. Simonetta 3a. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames II, circa 230 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.17 g, 12 h), Second series. Diademed and draped bust of Arsames II to right, wearing flat-topped tiara. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ APΣAMOY Piloi of the Dioskouroi. AC 9. Kovacs 6. Nercessian, Coinage 18. Dark patina. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes V, AD 6. Chalkous (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.32 g, 12 h), Artagigarta(?) mint. Draped bust of Tigranes V to right, wearing Armenian tiara. Rev. BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ Eagle standing right. AC 165. CAA 155. Kovacs 184. M&D 148 (Tigranes IV). Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
COMMAGENE. Uncertain mint. Imitating the types of Demetrios I, 162-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 1.86 g, 11 h), imitating Demetrios I but in the name of "Seleukos" (IV?), struck in Commagene, time of Mithradates I, c. 96-70. Diademed head of Demetrios I to right. Rev. BACIΛΕω CΕΛΕΥΚΟ Cornucopiae. HGC 9, 81. SC 1773. Darkly toned and typically crude, as issued. Grainy surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.21 g, 7 h), Antioch on the Orontes, c. 300-281. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Athena Promachos standing right, raising javelin in right hand and holding forth shield on left arm; to inner left, monogram of ΣΩ; to inner right, monogram of ΠΑ. HGC 9, 77. SC 17.1. WSM 915. Dark brown patina with light sandy highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 2.85 g, 11 h), Sardes, c. 282-281. Winged head of Medusa to right. Rev. Bull butting right; between his hind legs, ΣI. HGC 107a. SC 6.1. Dark green patina. Well-centered and attractive. Minor porosity. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 169 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.58 g, 1 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 155, type 2. HGC 9, 128g. SC 379.3c. Perfectly centered. Minor porosity and a few marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 780 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.12 g, 4 h), Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his left on his bow; in outer left and right fields, monograms. ESM 177. HGC 9, 128g. SC 379.6c. Well centered and lightly toned. Small scuff and some staining, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.12 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 155, type 2. SC 379.3c. A toned coin with an attractive high relief portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.49 g, 12 h), Smyrna or Sardes. Head of Athena facing, wearing a triple-crested Attic helmet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY Nike standing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch in her left; to left, monogram. HGC 9, 167. SC 315a. Dark brown patina. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.90 g, 12 h), Sardes. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Tripod; in left field, monogram of ΗΔ (or ΗΡΔ); in right field, ΔΙ; in exergue, anchor. HGC 9, 253a. Cf. SC 520.4b (left monogram). Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos, 246-226 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.49 g, 1 h), Sardes, circa 246-242 BC. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, testing an arrow he held in his right hand and resting his right on his bow; in outer left and right, monogram. CSE 606. HGC 9, 344. SC 657.6. A pleasing coin with dark glossy surfaces. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
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SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios I Soter, 162-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 4.07 g, 1 h), Antioch on the Orontes, year ΞΡ = 160 = 153-152. Diademed head of Demetrios I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Cornucopiae; to inner right, monograms of ΠΑ and ΗP; below, ΞP. SC 1642 (2), c. SMA 116. A nice piece with a good portrait of Demetrios. Thin flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios I Soter, 162-150 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 8.21 g, 12 h), Antioch on the Orontes. Draped bust of Artemis to right, bow and quiver over shoulder. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Bow and quiver. SC 1645; HGC 9, 826. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 14.19 g, 11 h), Tyre, year ςΞP = 166 = 147-146. Diademed head of Alexander Balas to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Eagle standing left on prow, palm branch behind; to left, club surmounted by monogram of Tyre; to right, ςΞP above monogram. HGC 9, 883. SC 1835.5b. Attractive toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 11.5 mm, 1.92 g, 11 h), Antiochia on-the-Orontes. Radiate and diademed head of Alexander I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Apollo standing front, head to left, holding arrow in his right hand and leaning left on bow; Φ to inner left. HGC 9, 891. SC 1786.2. Some pitting and slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos VI Epiphanes Dionysos, 144-142 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h), Antioch, SE OP = 170 = 143/2 BC. Radiate and diademed head of Antiochos VI to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ANTIOXOY - ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΥ / OP ΣΤΑ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand and bow in left; to inner left, monogram. SC 2002. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Tryphon, circa 142-138 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.74 g, 1 h), Antioch on the Orontes. Diademed head of Tryphon to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΡΥΦΩΝΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ Ornate Macedonian helmet to left, with spike on top and with a wild goat’s horn over the visor; to inner left, palm branch. HGC 9, 1061. SC 2034.2c. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander II Zabinas, Circa 128-122 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 15.86 g, 12 h), Antioch on the Orontes. Diademed head of Alexander II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΧΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne with tiny eagle decorating the rear leg, holding Nike in his outstretch right hand and scepter in his left; to outer left, Ξ; below throne, Σ. SC 2220.1b; HGC 9, 1149d. SC 2220.1a. SMA 348. Dark grey tone. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Kleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII, 126/5-121/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 15.91 g, 12 h), Ptolemais-Ake, c. 125. Jugate bust of Kleopatra Thea, diademed, veiled and wearing a stephanos, and Antiochos VIII, diademed, to right:. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ / ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΑΣ / ΘΕΑΣ / ΚΑΙ / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Zeus seated to left on a backless throne, holding Nike in his right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, monogram of ΣΥ. HGC 9, 1182g. SC 2271.1. Darkly toned. Minor porosity on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos X Eusebes Philopator, Circa 94-88 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 15.58 g, 12 h), first reign, Antioch on-the-Orontes, 94 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ/ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟV // ΕVΣΕΒΟVΣ/ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ Zeus seated left on throne, holding Nike on his right hand and an upright scepter with his left; below throne, monogram of ΔΙ; all within laurel wreath; over the wreath to left, monogram of ΣΩ above monogram of Λ•. HGC 9, 1287. SC 2429.1c. Well-struck and lightly toned. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PHOENICIA. Arados. Uncertain king, CIrca 348/7-339/8 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.40 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Ba'al-Arwad to right. Rev. Galley to right, over waves; above, Phoenician legend. Betlyon 26. HGC 10, 32. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
PHOENICIA. Arados. Circa 172/1-111/0 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.90 g, 12 h), year 91 = 169-168 BC. Bee; to left, monogram of AP (= year 91); to right, monogram of RE. Rev. ΑΡΑΔΙΩΝ Stag standing right; in background, palm tree. BMC 152-3. Duyrat 2677-2734. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
JUDAEA, Procurators. Valerius Gratus, 15-26 CE. Prutah (Bronze, 20 mm, 1.91 g, 11 h), Jerusalem, year 11 of Tiberius = IA = 24-25. TIB / KAI/CAP in three lines within wreath. Rev. IOV-ΛIA / L IA upright palm branch. Hendin 1340. RPC I 4966. TJC 329. Sandy-green patina. About very fine.
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JUDAEA, Herodians. Agrippa I, 37-43 CE. Prutah (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.58 g, 11 h), Jerusalem, year ς = 6 = 41-42. BACIΛEΩC AΓPIΠA Umbrella-like canopy with fringes. Rev. L ς Three grain ears. Hendin 1244. RPC I 4981. TJC 120. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Unpublished Lihyan Tetradrachm!
ARABIA, Northwestern. Lihyan, 2nd–1st centuries BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.04 g, 10 h), Imitating Athens. Helmeted head of Athena to right, with frontal eye; square countermark with monogram on cheek. Rev. AΘE Owl standing to left, head facing; olive sprig and crescent to right; all within incuse square. No parallels known. An extremely interesting and unusual type. Considerable traces of corrosion, especially on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
ARABIA, Eastern Region. Uncertain mint, late 3rd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.39 g), imitating Alexander III and Philip III of Macedon. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Zeus seated left, holding Nike on outstretched right arm and scepter in left hand. Potts Suppl. Class IV, 209-16. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Phriapatios, 185-170 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.97 g, 1 h), Hekatompylos. Head of Phriapatios to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. APΣAKOY Horse prancing right. Sellwood 8.2 (Mithradates I). Shore 22. Sunrise 249. Brown surfaces. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates I, 165-132 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.94 g, 11 h), Hekatompylos, 141-132. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow. Sellwood 11.1. Shore 24. Sunrise 265-­266. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Phraates II, 132-126 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.30 g, 12 h), Nisa, c. 128/7. Diademed bust of Phraates II left; behind, NI. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥΣ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow; dividing lines in legend. Sellwood 16.6. Shore 45. Sunrise 271. Toned. Posous and with a think fan crack, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 4.06 g, 2 h), Rhagai, c. 109-96/5. Diademed bust of Mithradates to left, wearing elaborate robes and a multi-spiral torc. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓAΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 27.1. Shore 85. Sunrise 293. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Drachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 4.20 g, 1 h), Ecbatana, c. 109-96/5. Diademed bust of Mithradates to left, wearing elaborate robes and a multi-spiral torc. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓAΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. SNP 486-651. Sellwood 27.1. Shore 85. Sunrise 293. Light toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Drachm (Silver, 22 mm, 4.12 g, 11 h), Rhagai, c. 109-96/5. Diademed bust of Mithradates to left, wearing elaborate robes and a multi-spiral torc. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓAΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. SNP 656-658. Sellwood 27.2. Shore 85. Sunrise 293. Struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Gotarzes I, 91-87 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.25 g, 11 h), Rhagai. Diademed bust of Gotarzes I to left, wearing tiara decorated with six-rayed star; torque ends in sea horse. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓAΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ KAI ΦIΛΛΕΛΗΝΟΣ Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 29.3 (Mithradates II). Shore 104-5 (Mithradates II). Sunrise -. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates III, circa 87-79 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 4.06 g, 11 h), Ekbatana. Diademed bust of Mithradates III to left, wearing high tiara, ornamented with eight-rayed star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ // ΑΡΣ-ΑΚΟΥ // ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ // ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΥΣ Arsakes I seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 31.6 (Orodes I). Shore 123 (Orodes I). Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Sinatrukes, 93/2-70/69 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), Rhagai. Diademed bust of Sinatrukes to left, wearing high tiara, ornamented with seated stags along the crest and a horn on the side, a torque with plain ends and elaborate robes. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ // ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ // ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ // ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΥ / ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ Arsakes I seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 33.6 (Gotarzes I). Shore 113 (Gotarzes I). Sunrise -. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Phraates III, 70/69-58/7 BC. Drachm (Silver, 22 mm, 3.97 g, 1 h), Rhagae, c. 62/1-58/7. Diademed bust of Phraates III to left, wearing high tiara, ornamented with seated stags along the crest and a horn on the side, a torque with plain ends and elaborate robes. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ // ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ // ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ // ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΥΣ Arsakes I seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow; above bow, monogram. Sellwood 39.4. Shore 341. Sunrise 181. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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