obolos 5
26 June 2016
Webauction
Lot 1
SPAIN, Kese (Tarraco). 2nd Century BC. As (Bronze, 23mm, 9.08 g 7). Male head to right; behind, TIKI (in Iberian) Rev. KESE (in Iberian) Horseman galloping right, holding palm. Villaronga 101. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 51
CAMPANIA, Neapolis. Circa 275-250 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20mm, 7.19 g 1). Head of nymph to left; behind neck, herm to right. Rev. NEOΠOΛITΩN Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; below, IΣ. HN Italy 586. Sambon 518. Attractive and toned. Hair slightly strengthened, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 52
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.47 g, 4 h), Xenokrates. ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalantyhos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly turned back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand, and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. ΕΠΙΚ. Flan fault on reverse, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 53
LUCANIA, Metapontum. Circa 470-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 7mm, 0.32 g 12). Ear of barley with four grains; uncertain symbol (ant?) to right. Rev. Boukranion. HN Italy 1500. Noe 346. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 54
LUCANIA, Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 20mm, 7.73 g 12). Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, cross-torch. Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; to right, TH. HN III 1555. Johnston A5.3. SNG ANS 405. An attractive piece with an elegant head of Leukippos. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very elegant Drachm of the Brettii
Lot 55
BRUTTIUM, The Brettii. Circa 216-214 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20mm, 4.46 g 8), issued during the Second Punic War. Diademed and draped bust of Nike to right; behind, lituus. Rev. BPETTIΩN Dionysos standing facing, crowning himself and holding scepter; to right, monogram. HN III 1963. Minor deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 56
BRUTTIUM, The Brettii. Circa 216-214 BC. Half or Triobol (Bronze, 19mm, 4.61 g 12). ΝΙΚΑ Head of Nike to left, wearing stephane, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. ΒΡΕΤΤΙΩΝ Zeus striding right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and holding scepter in his left. HN III 1943. Nice green patina as found. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 57
BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 480-430 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21mm, 8.00 g 0). ϘΡΟ Tripod with three handles, ornamental volutes in the form of pellets below the bowl and legs ending in lions’ paws; to left, crane standing to right; border of dots. Rev. As the obverse but incuse and without the crane; rayed border. SNG ANS 264. HN Italy 2102. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 58
BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 470-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 8mm, 0.46 g 7). Tripod. Rev. Octopus. Attianese 84. Nicely toned and very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 59
SICILY, Akragas. Circa 480/478-470 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 8.93 g 1). AKRA (partly retrograde) Eagle standing to right, wings closed. Rev. Crab within circular incuse. SNG ANS 954. SNG Copenhagen 29. SNG Lockett 699. SNG München 53. Attractive and with a sharply struck reverse. Nicely toned. Eagle’s head slightly struck off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 60
SICILY, Akragas. Circa 420-406 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 29mm, 18.23 g 4). AK-PA Eagle right, clutching dead hare in talons. Rev. Crab; below, crayfish to right; around, six pellets. CNS 10. SNG ANS 1027. Tiny spot of corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 61
SICILY, Akragas. Circa 425-406 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 22mm, 11.28 g 7). AK-PA Eagle right, clutching dead hare in its talons. Rev. Crab; below, crayfish to left; three pellets between. CNS 54. SNG ANS 1042. The obverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 62
SICILY, Himera. Circa 430-420 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 24mm, 13.42 g), cast coinage, reduced standard. Gorgoneion with protruding tongue and furrowed cheeks. Rev. Six pellets. CNS 24. Kraay pl VI, 6. SNG ANS 180. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 63
SICILY, Panormos. Punic Ooccupation, circa 400-380 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 24mm, 12.43 g). ZIZ (in Punic) Rooster standing to right. Rev. Six pellets. Jenkins pl. 24, 18. ANG ANS 5332. Several breaks in patina, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 64
SICILY, Messana. 278-276 BC. Litra (Bronze, 22mm, 7.57 g 5). MEΣΣANIΩΝ Head of Herakles left, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. Lion standing right, club above, torch in exergue. BMC 79. SNG Copenhagen 426-7. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 65
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 16.92 g 3), struck under Gelon I, 485-79. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ Head of Arethusa to right, wearing neck­lace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over her diadem; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise. Boehringer 72 (V35/R47). SNG ANS 18 (same dies). Good fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
From the collection of the Rockefeller University
Lot 66
SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.80 g 7), Struck circa 450-440. Male charioteer, wearing a long chiton and holding a goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving a walking quadriga to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer Series XVI, 584 (V289/R394). SNG ANS 188 (same obverse die). Beautifully toned and unusually complete. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 1600 CHF
From the Velkov Collection, Vinchon 1994
Lot 67
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. 100 Litrai (Gold, 18mm, 5.80 g 3), unsigned but by Euainetos, c. 405-400. [ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ] Head of Arethusa to left, her hair bound up in a sphendone ornamented with two stars, wearing a single-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; globule in field before and behind her neck. Rev. Youthful Herakles kneeling to right on rocky ground line, grappling with the Nemean lion. Bérend 14/1, 2 (this coin). SNG ANS 327-328 (same dies). SNG Lloyd 1421. Good style. Struck from slightly rusty and worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
Lot 68
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litron (Bronze, 22mm, 7.34 g 1). ΣYP[A] Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with laurel wreath. Rev. Hippocamp to left. CNS 35. SNG ANS 434. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 69
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litron (Bronze, 17mm, 6.58 g 10). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with laurel wreath. Rev. Hippocamp to left. CNS 35. SNG ANS 434. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 70
SICILY, Syracuse. Timoleon and the Third Democracy, 344-317 BC. Dilitron (Bronze, 26mm, 20.07 g 11), circa 339/8-334. ΖΕΥΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Free horse prancing to left. SNG ANS 533-541. SNG Lloyd 1456-1457. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 71
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Bronze (22mm, 8.47 g 3). ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain, earrings and necklace. Rev. Charioteer driving fast biga to right. CNS 123. SNG ANS 768. Pleasant green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 210 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
From the Velkov Collection and ex Ars Classica IV, 1922
Lot 72
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 100 Litrai (Electrum, 19mm, 6.70 g 3). ΣΥΡAKOΣIΩN Laureate head of Apollo to left; behind, lunar eclipse. Rev. ΣΩTEIPA Diademed head of Artemis Soteira to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl nicklace. Jenkins Group D, a/a (this specimen cited). Of the highest rarity, one of possibly only two known. Tiny flan crack and minor file marks on edge at 5-8 o’clock on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
Lot 73
ZEUGITANA, Carthage. Circa 300 BC. Shekel (Silver, 19mm, 7.96 g 2). Head of Tanit to left, wearing wreath of grain ears, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. Horse standing right, his head turned back to left; behind, palm tree; to right, star. Gulbenkian 383. Muller 108. SNG Copenhagen 141. An attractive, toned example. Minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 74
CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS, Pantikapaion. Circa 200-150 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15mm, 1.97 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΠAN Facing head of lion. MacDonald 131. Darkly toned as found. Obverse struck somewhat off center and edges chipped, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 75
THRACE, Odessos. Circa 281-270 BC. Bronze (18mm, 5.35 g 1). Diademed female head to right. Rev. The Great God reclining left on plinth inscribed OΔHΣITΩN, behind, upturned amphora; countermark Δ within linear circle. AMNG 2177. SNG Copenhagen 669. Beautiful near black patina. Some flatness from countermarking, otherweise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 76
MOESIA, Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 19mm, 5.86 g 9). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, eagle, Ξ. AMNG I 406. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 77
MOESIA, Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 5.65 g 5). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, A. AMNG I 416. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 78
THRACE, Apollonia Pontika. Late 5th-4th centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 14mm, 3.21 g 6). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Anchor with crayfish to left and A to right. SNG BM Black Sea 153 ff. SNG Copenhagen 454. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 82
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12mm, 2.43 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, pellet with X; in the other, lizard. BMC 51. SNG Copenhagen -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 83
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.07 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in each of the sunken squares, pellet. McClean 4055-6. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 84
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.49 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, pellet; in the other, ivy-leaf. BMC 13. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 85
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.46 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, wreath; in the other, pellet. McClean 4076. Minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Apparently unpublished with these symbols
Lot 86
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.32 g). Forepart of lion to right, his head turned to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with alternating raised and sunken quarters; dot above I in one quarter, kantharos in opposite quarter. BMC -. McClean -. SNG Copenhagen -. Weber -. Apparently unpublished with these symbols. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 87
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.34 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, pellet with monogram of AΓ; in the other, a fish. McClean 4094. Struck from a somewhat worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 88
THRACE, Ainos. Circa 455/4-453/2 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9mm, 1.26 g 10). Head of Hermes wearing petasos to right. Rev. Α - Ι Kerykeion. Cf. May, Ainos 83. An attractive, toned and well centered example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An enigmatic and apparently unknown Obol
Lot 91
Northern Greece (?), Uncertain Mint. Circa 450 BC. Obol (Silver, 8mm, 0.63 g). Ram’s head to right. Rev. Irregular mill-sail incuse with filled quarters. Apparently unknown. An enigmatic little coin. Somewhat rough surfaces and striking split, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 92
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 463-449 BC. Stater (Silver, 23mm, 8.76 g). Nude ithyphallic Satyr, with long beard and long hair, moving right in the archaic ‘running-kneeling’ position, holding a nymph in his arms, who raises her right hand in protest and wears a bracelet, and thin robes. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of windmill form. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. SNG Copenhagen 1010-1012. Nicely toned and of beautiful early Classical style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 93
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 8.76 g). Nude ithyphallic Satyr moving right in the archaic ‘running-kneeling’ position, holding a nymph in his arms, who wears thin robes and raises her right hand in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of windmill form. Asyut 104. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. Attractive dark toning. Some scuffs and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 94
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21mm, 8.67 g). Nude, ithyphallic satyr rushing to right in the archaic kneeling-running position, holding a nymph in his arms who raises her right arm in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Asyut 104. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. SNG Ashmolean 3643-50. SGN Copenhagen 1009. Attractively toned. Some die rust on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A curious Billon ‘Stater’ from Thasos
Lot 95
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 525-500 BC. ‘Stater’ (Billon, 22mm, 13.61 g), a curious, thick coin, perhaps struck as a trial piece in off-metal. Satyr, moving to right, holding a nymph who vaguely protests in his arms Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 96
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 168/7-148 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 36mm, 16.46 g 12). Head of a youthful Dionysos to right, wearing elaborate ivy wreath with leaves and berries. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Herakles, nude but for laurel wreath and lion’s skin over his left shoulder, standing left, holding club with his right hand; to left, M. Le Rider 51. Struck on a very broad flan. Obverse a bit rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 97
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. After circa 146 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30mm, 16.76 g 12). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath and taenia. Rev. HΡAKΛEOΥΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ ΘAΣIΩN Youthful Herakles standing left, holding club with his right hand and with quiver and lion skin over his left shoulder; to left, monogram. HGC 359. Le Rider 51. An attractive example with a lovely iridescent toning. Nicely toned. Minor nicks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Very rare and of beautiful imitative style
Lot 98
Thracian region. Circa 400-350 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12mm, 0.63 g 12), an imitation of an issue from Thasos. Satyr running right, holding kantharos. Rev. ΘAΣ-ION (retrograde) Volute krater with tall handles. Unpublished and unknown, but cf. Gemini IX, 2012, 80 for another imitation of different style and with blundered legend. Very rare and of beautiful imitative style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 99
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-282/1 BC. Bronze (18 mm, 4.63 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Lion leaping right; below, kerykeion, monogram and spearhead. SNG Copenhagen 1153. Minor deposits. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 225 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 100
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.82 g, 9 h), Sestos, c. 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated on throne to left, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear without point; inner left, dolphin; below throne, monogram of ΠM. Müller -. Thompson 24. Flan crack and, on the reverse, faint graffito, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 101
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 16.57 g 11), Lysimacheia, circa 297-281. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on throne, resting her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike crowning the king’s name in her outstretched right hand; to inner left, head of lion and monogram; below, monogram. Müller -. Thompson -. Cf. CNG 63, 21 May 2003, 272. Fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 102
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 17.03 g 12), Lampsakos, struck 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear; to inner left, monogram of KA. Müller 88. Thompson 59. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A rare variety
Lot 103
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 18mm, 8.58 g 7), Pella, struck circa 286/5-282/1. Head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on low-backed throne, holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield ornamented with an aegis; to inner left, monogram of AP; below, K. Müller -. Thompson -. Rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 104
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30mm, 16.95 g 7), Pella, 286/5-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear without point; to inner left, monogram of AN; above arm of Athena, monogram within circle. CNG MBS 70, September 2005, 155 (same dies). SNG Ashmolean 3753 (same dies). Thompson -. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 105
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 17.06 g 12), uncertain mint, possibly Chalkedon, after 281. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear; to inner left, monogram of ΦA. Müller -. Thompson -. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 106
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30mm, 16.86 g 12), Kios, struck after 281. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear; to outer left, club; to inner left, monogram; below, bow in bowcase and monogram of AΓ. Meydancikkale 2668. Müller -. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 107
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 16.86 g 1), Abydos (?), c. 270s. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear without point; on inner left, eagle standing right. Müller 342. Thompson -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 108
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 16.91 g 12), Abydos (?), c. 270s. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear without point; on inner left, eagle standing right. Müller 342. Thompson -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 109
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 16.95 g 12), Byzantion, c. 260-245. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear without point; to inner left, monogram. Marinescu 15. Müller 479. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 110
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 B.C. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32mm, 16.95 g 1), Kalchedon, c. 240-220. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on throne, resting her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike crowning the king’s name in her outstretched right hand; to inner left, monogram of AN; on throne, ΓI. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 705 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 111
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281. Tetradrachm (Silver, 35mm, 16.75 g 12), Byzantion, c. 150. Diademed head of Alexander III to right, wearing horn of Ammon behind his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on throne, holding Nike in her outstretched right hand and spear in her left; below throne, BY and ornamental trident; to left, monogram. Müller 207. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 112
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION, Siris. Circa 525-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18mm, 9.76 g). Ithyphallic satyr, nude and with feet in the form of horse’s hooves, standing right, raising his left hand and, with his right, grasping the left hand of a nymph moving to right, her head turned back to left and her right hand raised; around, three pellets. Rev. Incuse square diagonally divided. AMNG III 18 (’Lete’). SNG ANS 956-61 (’Lete’). Scuff on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 113
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION, Siris. Circa 525-500 BC. Trihemiobol or 1/8 Stater (Silver, 9mm, 0.95 g). Nude satyr kneeling right between two pellets. Rev. Rough incuse square. SNG ANS 970 (’Lete’). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 114
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 480-470 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.89 g). Goose standing right, head turned to left. Rev. Rough incuse square. SNG ANS 272. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A rare Tetrobol from Potidaia
Lot 115
MACEDON. Potidaia. Circa 525-500 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.40 g, 1 h), Horseman advancing left, holding trident with left hand; below, star. Rev. Head of female right, with Archaic features, within linear square in incuse square. Alexander period 1A, b1. SNG ANS 692. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 116
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.29 g, 1 h), Rider in Macedonian dress on horse prancing to right, holding two spears in his left hand and the reins in his right. Rev. Forepart of lion to right; above, kerykeion to right; all within incuse square. Demeester 52. Raymond 202a. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 117
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.89 g, 9 h). Horse walking to right. Rev. Crested helmet to right within linear quare border within square incuse. Raymond 139. SNG ANS 37-41. Darkly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 118
KINGS OF MACEDON. Amyntas III, 393-370/69 BC. Bronze (15 mm, 4.00 g, 2 h), Aigai or Pella. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. AMYNTA Eagle standing right, grasping serpent with talons. SNG ANS 100-9. Westermark Type 1. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 119
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 17mm, 8.53 g 11), struck under Philip III, Pella, 323-317. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Charioteer driving chariot drawn by two rearing horses to right, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right; below horses, kantharos. Le Rider Pella III A, 443ff. Some minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Ex Hess-Leu (15), 1960
Lot 120
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 18mm, 8.63 g 6), struck under Philip III, Pella, 323-317. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Charioteer driving chariot drawn by two rearing horses to right, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right; below horses, kantharos. Le Rider Pella III A, 451a (dies D186/R334, this coin). A splendid example, perfectly struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Starting Price: 5000 CHF
Lot 121
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 14.23 g 2), Amphipolis, struck circa 336/5-329/8. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, bee; below foreleg, prow. Le Rider 474. SNG ANS 559. Somewhat porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A lovely Tetradrachm of Philip II
Lot 122
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 14.20 g 9), Amphipolis, struck under Philip III, c. 318-317. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, monogram of ΔΙ and Λ. Le Rider pl. 45, 14. SNG ANS 636–7. Clear but with slightly rough surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 123
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Bronze (19mm, 6.19 g 8), uncertain mint in Macedon. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Youth on horseback to right; below, spearhead. SNG ANS 850-1. Pleasant green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 124
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.56 g, 3 h), "Amphipolis" , circa 320/19-317. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ Youth on horseback right; below, A within wreath. Le Rider pl. 45, 30. SNG ANS 616-620. Troxell, Studies, Group 6, 361. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 125
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/5 Tetradrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.46 g, 10 h), Amphipolis, circa 318-317. Diademed head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Youth on horseback right; below, monogram of ΠA. Le Rider pl. 45, 7. SNG ANS 653-7. Troxell, Studies, Group 7, 366-8. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 126
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Bronze (18mm, 6.33 g 12), uncertain mint in Macedon, 336-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔ[P]O Club and bow in bowcase; above, monogram. Price 318. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 127
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.07 g 3), Ake, CY 21 = 326/5 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; below eagle, date in Phoenician letters. Price 3250. Very well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 128
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.03 g 12), Damaskos, c. 330-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, forepart of ram to right; below, ΔA. Price 3210. Minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 129
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 17.15 g 12), Babylon, c. 325-323. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, kylis above M; below throne, monogram. Price 3687. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 130
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.02 g, 1 h), ‘Amphipolis’ mint, c. 322-320. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ 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, tripod. Price 115. Troxell, studies, issue H5. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 131
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 4.32 g 12), struck under Philip III, Kolophon, c. 322-319. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, fish; to right, spearhead. Price 1762. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 132
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.05 g 10), struck under Antigonus Monophthalmos by Aspeisas, satrap of Susiana, Susa, c. 316-311. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter in his left; below his right arm, laurel wreath; below the throne, above the strut, ΑΙ; below the strut, monogram of ΠΡ . Price 3857. Bright and boldly struck. Minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 133
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 17.15 g), Carrhae, c. 315-305 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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; below throne, I above monogram. Price 3796. Scuff on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
An extremely fine Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great from Ake
Lot 134
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 17.20 g 2), Ake, year 36 = 311/310 . Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on ornamental throne, holding long, vertical scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right in his right; to left, Phoenician letters ayin kaph and ­­­|||| / ||. Price 3292 var. Same dies as CNG MBS 81, 2009, 347 (but that coin misidentified as being of year 38). An attractive piece, lightly toned and well-struck in high relief. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 135
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 16.90 g 1), Ake, CY 36 = 310/9. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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; below eagle, date in Phoenician. Price 3292. Obverse struck somewhat off center otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 136
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.35 g 12), Abydos (?), c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, monogram; below throne, Z. Price 1528. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A beautifully toned Drachm with a lovely pegasos symbol
Lot 137
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 4.29 g 2), Lampsakos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, forepart of Pegasus left; below throne, monogram of NO. Price 1382. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 138
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 17.10 g 12), Amphipolis, c. 310-294 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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; Λ above torch; below throne, fly. Price 453. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 139
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31mm, 16.65 g 12), Odessos, c. 280-200. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ / KΛEAN Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; below throne, monogram. Price 1173. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 140
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.01 g 10), Amphipolis, c. 275-272/1 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, Macedonian helmet; below throne and in exergue, two monograms. Price 622. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 141
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 16.97 g 2), Amphipolis (?), c. 275-272/1. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, Macedonian helmet; below throne and in exergue, two monograms. Price 629. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 224 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Unlisted in Price
Lot 142
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 17.00 g 12), uncertain mint in Asia Minor, c. 275-240. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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, monogram above fly. Price -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 143
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30mm, 16.60 g 12), Kallatis, c. 250-225. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - 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 inner left, monogram. Price 941. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 144
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30mm, 16.87 g 1), Mesembria, c. 250-175. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to inner left, Corinthian helmet above monogram. Price 992. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 145
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 16.71 g 12), Kolophon, c. 200-190. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ 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 above lyre; below throne, monogram. Price 1865 var. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 146
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31mm, 16.60 g 1), Miletos, c. 190-165 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion 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 lion above monogram; to right, two monograms. Price -, cf. 2204. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A fascinating Drachm imitating a Drachm of Alexander the Great
Lot 147
CELTIC, the Galatians in Asia Minor. After 268 BC (?). Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.82 g 4), imitating a Drachm of Alexander III from Magnesia. Celticized head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝ Celticized Zeus seated on backless throne to left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; before, ΛA within wreath. Cf. Lanz 153, 2011, 12. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 149
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Bronze (16mm, 4.35 g 6), Salamis. Macedonian shield with facing Gorgoneion on boss. Rev. B - A Macedonian helmet; to lower left, kerykeion. Price 3158. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 150
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 17.07 g), Marathos (or Arados), c. 323-300 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to eft and below throne, two monograms. Price P162. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 345 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 151
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios, 323-317 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.24 g, 1 h), Lampsakos. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY 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, buckle; below throne, horizontal crescent over A. Price P15. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 152
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.92 g, 1 h), Salamis, c. 300-295. Nike, blowing a trumpet and holding a stylis, alighting to left on a left-facing galley prow. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY Poseidon, nude but for wreath of reeds and a chlamys wrapped around his left arm, striding left, hurling trident from his upraised right hand; to left, monogram of HP; to right, bipennis. Newell 22. SNG Copenhagen 1193. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 153
KINGS OF MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes, 306-283 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.16 g, 1 h), Tarsos, c. 298-295. Nike, blowing a trumpet and holding a stylis, alighting to left on a left-facing galley prow. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡI[OΥ] Poseidon, nude but for wreath of reeds and a chlamys wrapped around his left arm, striding left, hurling trident from his upraised right hand; to left, A; in right field, monogram within circle. Newell 44. SNG Copenhagen 1189. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Pan erecting trophy
Lot 154
KINGS of MACEDON. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6-239 BC. Bronze (16mm, 3.59 g 11). Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. B - [A] Pan erecting trophy; below, monogram of AT; to left, Macedonian helmet. SNG Alpha Bank 1017-9. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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