obolos 3
15 November 2015
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Anonymous, circa 289-245 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 42mm, 82. 80 g 12), Rome. Two barley grains; between, three pellets. Rev. Open right hand; to left, three pellets. Crawford 14/4. Haeberlin pl. 40, 1-5. HN Italy 271. Sydenham 11. Thurlow-Vecchi 4. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Anonymous, circa 280-276 BC. Uncia (Bronze, 26mm, 27.98 g), Rome. Astragalos; to left, pellet. Rev. Pellet. Crawford 14/6. Haeberlin pl. 40, 19. HN Italy 273. Thurlow-Vecchi 6a. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Anonymous, circa 265-242 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 40mm, 73.11 g), Rome. Dog walking left; in exergue, three pellets. Rev. Six-spoked wheel; within spokes, three pellets. Crawford 24/6a. Haeberlin pl. 25, 12-13. HN Italy 329. Sydenham 62. Thurlow-Vecchi 34. A nice example with an attractive brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 425 CHF
Anonymous, circa 225-217 BC. Semis (Bronze, 50mm, 130.41 g 12), Rome. Laureate head of Saturn to left; below, S; all on a raised disk. Rev. Prow of galley right; above, S; all on a raised disk. Crawford 35/2. Haeberlin pl. 16, 5-14. HN Italy 338. Sydenham 73. Thurlow-Vecchi 52. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Anonymous, circa 225-217 BC. Triens (Bronze, 45mm, 90.21 g 1), Rome. Helmeted head of Minerva to left; below, four pellets. Rev. Prow right; below, four pellets. Crawford 35/3a. Haeberlin pl. 17, 19. Sydenham 4. Thurlow-Vecchi 53. Reddish-green patina. Some scratches on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Anonymous, 157-156 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.33 g 12), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Victory in biga to right, holding whip. Crawford 197/1a. Sydenham 376. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
C. Maianius, 153 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.54 g 1), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. C MAIANI / ROMA Victory driving biga right, holding reins with her left hand and whip in her right. Babelon (Maiania) 1. Crawford 203/1a. Sydenham 427. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 125 CHF
Safra, 150 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.18 g 12), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. SAFRA / ROMA Victory driving biga galloping to right, holding reins in her right hand and whip in her left. Crawford 206/1. Sydenham 388. A bright and sharply struck example with some mint luster. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Pinarius Natta, 149 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.80 g 1), Rome. Head of Roma to right, wearing winged helmet, ornamented with griffin's head; the visor in three pieces and peaked; wearing triple-drop earring and pearl necklace, her hair arranged in three symmetrical locks; behind, X. Rev. NAT / ROMA Victory driving galloping biga right, holding reins in her left hand and whip in her right. Babelon (Pinaria) 1. Crawford 208/1. Sydenham 390. Minor metal flaws on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
C. Renius, 138 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.00 g 4), Rome. Head of Roma to right, wearing winged helmet, earring in form of a bunch of grapes, and pearl necklace; behind, X. Rev. C RENI / ROMA Juno Caprotina driving galloping biga of goats right, holding scepter in her left hand and whip in her right. Babelon (Renia) 1. Crawford 231/1. Sydenham 432. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Ti. Veturius, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.04 g 6), Rome. TI VET Draped bust of Mars to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, ornamented on each side with a feather or aigrette; X to left between end of crest and back of Mars’ neck. Rev. ROMA Oath-taking scene: Youth kneeling left, looking right between two soldiers, each of them holding spear in their left hands and sword in their right hands which touches a pig held by the youth. Babelon (Veturia) 1. Crawford 234/1. Sydenham 527. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Romolus and Remus
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.00 g 5), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX PO FOSTLVS / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, shepherd and birds of fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1a. Crawford 235/1c. Sydenham 461a. A sharp and clear example. Struck on a relatively short flan and with scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
M. Baebius Q.f. Tampilus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.00 g 11), Rome. TAMPIL Helmeted head of Roma to left; before chin, X. Rev. ROMA / M BAEBI Q F Apollo driving galloping quadriga right, holding branch, bow, arrow and reins. Babelon (Baebia) 12. Crawford 236/1a. Sydenham 489. With some original mint luster. Stuck on a slightly short flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Cn. Lucretius Trio, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.95 g 1), Rome. TRIO Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, X. Rev. CN LVCR / ROMA Dioscuri on horseback right, each holding spear. Babelon (Lucretia) 1. Crawford 237/1a. Sydenham 450. A lustrous example. Minor marks on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.00 g 2), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. L ANTE S / ROMA Jupiter, hurling thunderbolt in his right hand and holding scepter in his left, in quadriga right. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. Sydenham 451. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
C. Aburius Geminus, 134 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.98 g 6), Rome. GEM Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. C ABVRI / ROMA Mars driving galloping quadriga right, holding trophy, shield, reins, and spear. Babelon (Aburia) 1. Crawford 244/1. Sydenham 490. Nice and clear with a few deposits as found. Some striking flatness and slightly bent, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
M. Marcius Mn.f, 134 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.00 g 11), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, modius; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. Victory driving galloping biga right, holding whip in her right hand and reins in her left; M MARC / RO MA divided by two stalks of grain. Babelon (Marcia) 8. Crawford 245/1. Sydenham 500. A lustrous example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
M. Aburius M.f. Geminus, 132 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.97 g 7), Rome. GEM Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. M ABVRI / ROMA Sol driving galloping quadriga to right. Babelon (Aburia) 6. Crawford 250/1. Sydenham 487. A splendid, superb piece, very well struck. Some very minor edge faults, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Cn. Cornelius P. f. Lentulus Marcellinus, Quaestor, 76-75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.89 g 7), uncertain Spanish mint. G P R Diademed and draped bust of Genius Populi Romani to right, with a scepter over his shoulder. Rev. EX - S C / CN LEN Q Wreathed scepter, globe, and rudder. Babelon (Cornelia) 54. Crawford 393/1a. Sydenham 752. A lovely example with a beautiful iridescent toning and a few minor deposits as found. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Q. Fufius Calenus and Mucius Cordus, 68 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.75 g 5), Rome. HO - VIRT / KALENI Jugate heads to right of Honos, laureate, and Virtus, wearing crested helmet. Rev. ITA - RO / CORDI On the left, Italia, standing to right holding cornucopiae, and, on the right, Roma, standing to left holding fasces and with her right foot on globe, clasping their right hands; to left, winged caduceus. Babelon (Fufia and Mucia) 1. Crawford 403/1. Sydenham 797. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.82 g 8), Rome. PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA Veiled and diademed head of Concordia to right. Rev. TER / PAVLLVS Trophy; to left, three captives (King Perseus of Macedon and his two sons) standing right; to right, Paullus standing left. Babelon (Aemilia) 10. Crawford 415/1. Sydenham 926. Attractive and toned. Banker’s mark on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lovely iridescent toning
C. Piso L.f. Frugi, 61 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.93 g 6), Rome. Head of Apollo to right, his hair bound with taenia; behind, two pellets. Rev. C PISO L F FRVG Horseman galloping right, holding reins and palm frond tied with fillet; above, uncertain control mark. Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1b. Sydenham 860d. A beautiful example with a most attractive iridescent toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Albinus Bruti f, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.96 g 2), Rome. PIETAS Head of Pietas to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ALBINVS BRVTI F Two clasped hands holding winged caduceus. Babelon (Postumia) 10. Crawford 250/2. Sydenham 942. Some striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Cn. Pompeius Magnus, summer 46 - spring 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.93 g 7), M. Poblicius, legatus pro praetore, Corduba. M POBLICI LEG PRO PR Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. CN MAG NVS IMP Hispania standing right, with shield on her back, holding two spears in her left hand and presenting large palm frond to Pompeian soldier standing left on prow, armed with sword. Babelon (Pompeia) 9, (Poblicia) 10. Cohen 1. Crawford 469/1a. RBW -. Sear Imperators 48. Sydenham 1035. Attractive and finely toned. Some striking flatness and deposits as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.76 g 12), Rome. L. Aemilius Buca, moneyer, January - February 44 BC. CAESAR • IM - P (crescent) M Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L • AEMILIV[S • BVCA] Venus Victrix standing left, holding Victory on her outstretched right hand and holding scepter in her left. Crawford 480/4. CRI 102. Sydenham 1060. Areas of flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Toned and attractive Denarius of Mark Antony and Octavian
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.82 g 12), mint moving with Antony, under the moneyer M. Barbatius, 41 BC. M.ANT.IMP.AVG.III.VIR. R.P.C.M.BARBAT.Q.P Bare head of M. Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR.IMP.PONT.III.VIR.R.P.C. Bare head of Octavian to right. Babelon (Antonia) 51, (Barbatia) 2. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. Nicely toned and centered. Minor traces of corrosion and a small flan crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
ROMAN. Imperatorial. A lot containing a Denarius of Brutus, a plated Denarius of Julius Caesar and a Tetradrachm of Mark Antony with Cleopatra. . Good fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 3 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ROMAN. Republic. A lot containing 26 Roman Republican coins. . About very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 26 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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