obolos 3
15 November 2015
Webauction
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Time of Gordian III, 238-2. Double Unit (?) (Bronze, 26 mm, 13.02 g, 2 h), AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Head of Alexander to right, wearing tainia. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN NEΩKO / B Two prize urns, each with a palm, on table; amphora below. AMNG 134. SNG Copenhagen 1367. Nice green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Antioch. Caesarian Period, 40/39 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 15.79 g 1), posthumous issue in the name of Philip Philadelphus (95-83 BC), year Ι = 10. Diademed head of Philip Philadelphus to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΣ / ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / [ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ] Zeus seated to left, holding Nike and long scepter; in field to left, monogram of ΑΥΓ; in exergue, Ι. RPC I, 4133. An attractive, sharp, toned example. Extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 350 CHF
BITHYNIA, Apamea. Caligula, 37-41. As (Bronze, 25mm, 6.53 g 11). C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. GERMANICVS CAESAR DEC C I C / AQ PL Bare head of Germanicus to left. RPC I 2013 (6 specimens). Rare. Cleaned, otherwise, very fine.
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ROMAN. Provincial. A lot containing two bronze coins of Britannicus from Smyrna and Domitia from Thyateira. . About very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 2 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Vespasian, 69-79. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 13.29 g 1), 70-71. [AYTOKPATOP KAICAP] CEBACTOC OVECΠACIANOC Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. [ETOYC] NEOY IEPOY Γ Eagle standing left on club, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak; to left, palm frond. Prieur 136. Nicely toned. Minor obverse scuffs, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MYSIA, Parium (?). Domitian, 81-96. Bronze (24mm, 7.24 g 12). IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. IMP XXII COS XVI AVGVSTVS Capricorn with cornucopiae to right. RPC II 888 (5 specimens). Rare. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
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THRACE, Philippopolis. Domitian, 81-96. Pentassarion (Bronze, 35mm, 25.11 g 7), 88-89. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XIIII CENS PER P P Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΦIΛΙΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN Tyche standing to left, holding patera in her right hand and grain ears in her left; to left, river god Hebrus reclining to right, holding reed in his left hand, reed behind him. RPC II 351. Minor smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Assarion (Bronze, 18mm, 4.13 g 6). ΑVΤ AI AΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝOC Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding thyrsos and pouring wine out of kantharos. Varbanov 725. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 20.64 g 1), Gargilius Antiquus, governor, c. 161. AΥT AI AΔΡIA ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. HΓE ΓAΡΓIΛI ANTIKOΥ ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN The river god Hebros reclining left on rocks, holding poppy and grain ears in his right hand. Varbanov 690. Some corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Assarion (Bronze, 19mm, 4.25 g 1). ΑΥΤ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Homonoia standing to left, holding phiale and cornucopiae; to left, altar. Varbanov 768. Nearly extremely fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Marcus Aurelius Caesar, 139-161. Diassarion (Bronze, 25mm, 10.46 g 1), later 150s. Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟC ΟVΗΡΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right, with neat beard. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Apollo, nude, standing left, holding a phiale in his right hand and his bow in his left. Varbanov 805. With an elegant portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Triassarion (Bronze, 26mm, 9.27 g 7). ΦΑΥCTEINA CEBACTH Draped bust of Faustina to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙTΩΝ Demeter standing left, holding two grain ears in her right hand and long torch with her left. Varbanov 880. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 150 CHF
TROAS, Alexandria Troas. Commodus, 177-192. Bronze (24mm, 7.96 g 6). COMMODO CAE AV GER Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. COL AVG TROAD Apollo Smintheus standing to right on basis. Bellinger A188. Very fine.
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THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Diasssarion (Bronze, 23mm, 9.26 g 6). ΑΥ KAI ΜΑP ΑΥ ΚOΜOΔO/С (the C retrograde) Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Demeter, veiled, standing left, holding torch in her left arm and ears of corn in her right hand; before her, altar. RPC 7542. Beautiful green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
River god Hebros
THRACE, Philippopolis. Commodus, 177-192. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30mm, 15.87 g 12), Caecilius Servilianus, governor, c. 191-192. AΥT K MAP AΥ KOMOΔOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right, seen from behind. Rev. HΓE KAI CEΡOΥEIΛINOΥ ΦIΛ/EΠΠOΠOΛ/EITΩN (sic!) The river god Hebros reclining left, holding branch and resting on inverted vase from which water flows; to left, reed. Varbanov 942. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 166 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 20mm, 4.87 g 1). AV KAI CE CEVHPOC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing front, head turned to left, holding long scepter in left hand and grape in right. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
PISIDIA, Antiochia. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Sestertius (Bronze, 34mm, 26.46 g 6). IMP CAES L SEP SEVERVS PER AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. COL CAES ANTIOCH / S R Mên standing to right, with foot on bucranium, holding scepter and Nike; cock to left. SNG France 1104. SNG von Aulock 4924. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 16.99 g 6). AVT KA CEΠT CEVHPOC Π Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. MHT ΦΙΛΙΠ/ΠΟΠOΛΕ/ΩC Athena seated left, feeding serpent entwined around tree from phiale; behind her, owl sitting on shield. Pecunem Auction 15, 2014, 330 (same dies). Varbanov -. Very rare. Beautiful Aurichalcum highlights and with a wonderful reverse composition. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Caracalla, as Caesar, 196-198. Assarion (Bronze, 20mm, 4.00 g 7). M AV KAI ANTΩNЄINOC Bare-headed and draped bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Draped bust of Artemis to right, before, branch. Varbanov 1589. Rare and with a charming reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Commemorating Caracalla’s slow travel to the east
THRACE, Perinthus. Caracalla, 198-217. Pentassarion (Bronze, 34mm, 28.50 g 1), 214. AVT K M AVP CEOΥHΡ ANTΩNINOC AVT Radiate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΠEΡINΘIΩN / NEΩKOΡΩ/N galley under sail to right. Schönert 576. Varbanov 257. Rare. Green glance patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
THRACE, Philippopolis. Elagabalus, 218-222. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30mm, 17.15 g 8). AVT K M AVPHΛ ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. MHTPOΠOΛΩC ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠOΛΕ/ΩC NEΩKO/POY To left, naked and helmeted warrior standing to right, holding spear and wearing chlamys over left shoulder, clasping hands with naked and helmeted warrior standing left, holding shield in left arm. Varbanov 1464. Very rare. Flan crack and reverse lightly double struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Extraordinarily well-preserved Tridrachm of Gordian III
CAPPADOCIA, Caesaraea-Eusebia. Gordian III, 238-244. Tridrachm (Silver, 26mm, 7.49 g 12), 240-241. AV KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. MHTPO KAIC B N / ЄT Δ (date) Mt. Argaeus surmounted by wreath; to right, countermark of a turreted bust of Tyche to right within rectangular indent. Bland, 39. For c/m: Howgego 849. A particularly attractive example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 450 CHF
ROMAN. Provincial. A lot containing 29 Drachms or Didrachms from Caesarea, Cappadocia. Includes: Hadrian, Septimius Severus, Julia Domna, and Caracalla. Good fine to very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 29 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
ROMAN. Provincial. A lot containing 82 Roman Provincial bronze coins. . Good fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 82 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 305 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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