obolos 5
26 June 2016
Webauction
Lot 298
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 500-450 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.68 g), Triton reclining to left; below, tunny to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Paris 276. Von Fritze I, 126. Twice countermarked on the reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 299
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 500-450 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.61 g). Bull kneeling to left on tunny. Rev. Quadripartite inuse square. SNG Paris -. Von Fritze I, 88. Rare. Obverse struck off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A very rare Hekte of particularly nice style
Lot 300
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.67 g). Chimaera left; below, tunny left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse. Von Fritze -, cf. 55 (Stater and Hemihekte). Very rare. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A very rare Hemihekte from Kyzikos
Lot 301
MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hemihekte (Electrum, 8mm, 1.34 g). Dolphin left; below, tunny left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze 53. SNG France -. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Another very rare Hemihekte, ex Vinchon 1994
Lot 302
MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Hemihekte (Gold, 7mm, 1.37 g). Forepart of Sphinx to left; below, tunny to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse quare. Von Fritze -, cf. 71 (Stater and Hekte). Very rare. Double struck on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Ex Velkov Collection, Vinchon 1994
Lot 303
MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 500-450 BC. Hemihekte (Electrum, 7mm, 0.66 g). Lion to right, gnawing on leg of prey; below, tunny to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG von Aulock 7313. SNG Paris -, cf. 322 (Stater). Von Fritze -, cf. 177 (Stater). Very rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 304
MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 600-550 BC. Obol (Silver, 8mm, 0.53 g). Tunny swimming left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square in windmill form. Klein 261. Von Fritze 5. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 305
MYSIA, Parion. 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.35 g 7). ΠΑ - ΡΙ Bull standing left, head turned back to right; below, shield. Rev. Gorgoneion facing, surrounded by snakes. SNG Paris 1385-6. Obverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 105 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 306
MYSIA, Parion. 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.49 g 6). ΠΑ - ΡΙ Bull standing left, head turned back to right; below, star. Rev. Gorgoneion facing, surrounded by snakes. SNG Paris 1368. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 307
MYSIA, Pergamon. Circa 310-282 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11mm, 1.25 g 12). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΠEΡΓAM Archaistic Palladion: statue of Pallas Athena standing facing, holding spear and shield. SNG Paris 1559-66. SNG von Aulock 1349-50. Reverse a bit rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 308
KINGS OF PERGAMON. Eumenes I, 263-241 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.02 g, 1 h), struck c. 255/50-241. Laureate head of Philetairos to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ Athena enthroned to left, crowning dynastic name with wreath; outer left, grape bunch; inner left, Α; to right, bow. SNG Paris 1616-7. Westermark Group IVB. Well centered. Obverse struck from a somewhat worn die; rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 309
KINGS of PERGAMON. Attalos I, 241-197 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29mm, 16.94 g 12), Pergamon, struck circa 241-235. Diademed head of Philetairos to right. Rev. ΦIΛETAIΡOΥ Athena enthroned left, resting left on shield to right, crowning dynastic name to left; behind, spear; to outer left, bee; to inner left monogram; to right, bow. SNG von Aulock 1359. Westermark Group VIA. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 310
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 133-27 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.13 g, 1 h), Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟY Trophy consisting of helmet and cuirass. SNG Copenhagen 393-5. SNG Paris 1875-9. Overstruck on an uncertain earlier type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 311
MYSIA, Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 12.57 g 1), c. 85-76 BC. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; between the snake heads, KA bove monogram; to left, monogram of ΠΕΡΓ; to right, thyrsos entwined by a serpent. Kleiner 35. SNG Paris 1738-9. Struck from a worn obverse die as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 312
MYSIA, Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 12.64 g 1), c. 85-76 BC. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; between the snake heads, KPI; to left, monogram of ΠΕΡΓ; to right, thyrsos entwined by a serpent. Kleiner 37. Pinder 111 var. (KP not KPI). Struck from a worn obverse die as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 313
MYSIA. Astyra. Tissaphernes, circa 400-395 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.92 g, 12 h), [TIΣΣA] Bare head of Tissaphernes to right. Rev. AΣTΥΡH Facing cult-statue, wearing kalathos. Klein 253. SNG Paris 124A. Reverse somewhat corroded, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 314
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 12.55 g, 1 h), c. 85-76 BC. Cista mystica from which snake coils; all within ivy wreath. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; between their heads, KP over monogram of ΠΡΥ; to left, monogram of ΠΕΡΓ; to right, thyrsos entwined by a serpent. Pinder 111. SNG Paris 1740. Obverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare Tetartemorion from Dardanos (?)
Lot 315
TROAS, Dardanos (?). 5th century BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 7mm, 0.19 g 9). Rooster to left. Rev. Incuse head of calf to left. SNG München 173. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
From the Velkov Collection, Vinchon 1994
Lot 316
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 521-478 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.53 g 11). Head of roaring lion right, small wart on nose. Rev. Incuse head of calf to right. BMFA 1679 ff. Bodenstedt 13. Dewing 2233. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 241 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A beautiful Hekte from Mytilene with a powerful lion’s head
Lot 317
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 521-478 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.57 g 6). Head of roaring lion to right, small wart on nose. Rev. Incuse head of calf to right. BMFA 1679 ff. Bodenstedt 13. Dewing 2233. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 318
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.51 g 4). Head of Apollo Karneios right, wearing horn of Ammon. Rev. Eagle standing right, head reverted, within linear square in incuse square. Bodenstedt 104. SNG Copenhagen 316. SNG von Aulock 1727. Die break on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 386 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 319
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.55 g 1). Youthful head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Bearded head of Silenos facing, bald and with two animal ears; all within linear square. BMFA 1723. Bodenstedt 90. Reverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 620 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
A unique and unpublished coin of great interest
Lot 320
IONIA, Uncertain. Circa 550 BC. Trite (Electrum, 12mm, 4.41 g), on the Milesian weight standard. Two rampant lions, heraldically arranged on left and right, standing upright on their back legs and touching with ‘forlegs”, their heads reverted; between them, stylized lotus flower (?). Rev. Incuse square. Unique and unpublished, a coin of great interest. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
From the Velkov Collection, Vinchon 1994
Lot 321
IONIA. Uncertain. Circa 625-600 BC. 1/24 Stater (Electrum, 7 mm, 0.69 g). Millsail pattern or swastika in relief. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of mill-sail pattern. BMFA 1782. Rosen 365. SNG von Aulock 1778 and 7777. Flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A rare and very well-struck Hemidrachm from Ephesos
Lot 322
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 10mm, 1.79 g). Bee with wings going back and four legs forward. Rev. Stellate pattern within an incuse square. Karwiese Series IIIa. Rare. Very well struck on sound silver. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An outstanding Drachm with a very rare magistrate’s name
Lot 323
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.17 g 12), Plato. E-Φ Bee; all within circle of dots. Rev. ΠΛATΩN Stag standing to right; behind, palm tree. Kinns 13. SNG München 77. A nice coin with a very rare magistrate’s name. Obverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
A very rare Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Proconsul C. Claudius Ap.f. Pulcher
Lot 324
IONIA, Ephesos. C. Claudius Ap.f. Pulcher, Proconsul, 55-53 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 12.36 g 12), Sopatros. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. [C] PVLCHRI AP F I[MP] / PRO COS / [Σ]ΩΠΑΤΡΟΣ Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, Π above [E]ΦE and smalle figure of Artemis; to right, burning torch. Stumpf 45. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A very rare and extremely fine Hemiobol from Erythrai
Lot 325
IONIA. Erythrai. Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.30 g). Rosette with central dot. Rev. Sunken eight-rayed star. Helios 8, 13 October 2012, 291. Traité pl. CLV, 5. Very rare. Well struck and nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 326
IONIA, Erythrai. Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 12mm, 0.30 g). Rosette with central dot. Rev. Eight-rayed star within incuse square. Klein 387. Kraay, Colophon 96, 102. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Another rare and nicely toned Hemiobol from Erythrai
Lot 327
IONIA. Erythrai. Circa 500-480 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.36 g). Floral ornament or rosette. Rev. Rough square punch. O. Mørkholm, Une trouvaille de monnaies grecques archaïques, SNR 50 (1971), 89, 69-70. Rare. Nicely toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An extremely rare Trihemiobol, possibly with a disguised head of Archepolis
Lot 328
IONIA, Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Archepolis, c. 459 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 8mm, 1.10 g 5). [Α]-Ρ Diademed head of Zeus to right, with pointed beard. Rev. ΑΜ Head of an eagle to left, shown horizontally across a lozenge-shaped incuse square bordered by dots. Hauck & Aufhäuser 19, 21 March 2006, 119. Nollé & Wenninger p. 58, fig a. Extremely rare. With a remarkably fine portrait of Zeus (possibly a disguised portrait of Archeopolis, or even Themistokles). Attractive and with a powerful reverse, though it has been lightly cleaned; otherwise , good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 329
IONIA, Magnesia ad Maeandrum. circa 400-350 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6mm, 0.21 g 2). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Grain ear; Maeander pattern to left and right. SNG Kayhan 395-6. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely Drachm from Miletos of particularly nice style
Lot 330
IONIA, Miletos. Circa 260-250 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15mm, 2.59 g 1), Theodoros. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΘEOΔOP[OΣ] Lion standing left, head turned to right; above, star; to left, monogram above A. BMC 96. Deppert-Lippitz 509. Darkly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 331
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.61 g). Helmeted male head to left, with frontal eye and tendril ornament on bowl of helmet; below, seal swimming to left. Rev. Rough quadripatite incuse square. Bodenstedt 50. Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
From the Velkov Collection, Vinchon 1994
Lot 332
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 625/0-522 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.54 g). Forepart of a bull kneeling to right, head turned left; to left, seal. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 28. Rosen 588. SNG von Aulock 2122. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
From the Velkov Collection, Vinchon 1994
Lot 333
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.55 g). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic hemet decorated with griffin; below, seal. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 91. SNG von Aulock 2131. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 334
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.55 g). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; below, [seal]. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 91. SNG von Aulock 1726. Minor die corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A very rare Hekte from Phokaia
Lot 335
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.53 g). Laureate head of young Pan to left; behind, seal. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. BMFA -. Bodenstedt 85. Very rare and of particularly elegant style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A rare and suprisingly well struck 1/48 Stater from Phokaia
Lot 336
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 625-600 BC. 1/48 Stater (Electrum, 6mm, 0.32 g). Head of griffin to right. Rev. Incuse square punch. Bodenstedt 1. Traité I, 175 (Teos). Rare and surprisingly well struck. Tiny scratches on obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 337
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10mm, 1.30 g). Head of a nymph to left, wearing a sakkos adorned with a central band and circular earring. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 596-597 var. SNG von Aulock 1813-1815 var. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A most attractive Tetradrachm from Smyrna
Lot 338
IONIA. Smyrna. Circa 155-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 35 mm, 16.44 g, 1 h). Turreted head of the Tyche of Smyrna to right. Rev. ΖΜΥΡ / ΝΑΙΩΝ in two lines within an oak wreath; below inscription, monogram. BMC 4 var. Milne p. 274, 2. SNG von Aulock 2161. An attractive and clear coin with a noble head of Tyche. Some very minor spots of edge corrosion and with light traces of double striking on the reverse, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 339
IONIA, Teos. Circa 320-294 BC. Diobol (Silver, 8mm, 1.01 g 11), magistrate Diouches. Griffin seated to right, right forepaw raised. Rev. [THI] - ΔIOYXHΣ Chelys. Kinns 96. Dark find patina, Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 340
IONIA, Teos. Circa 320-294 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10mm, 0.90 g 1), magistrate Alypion. Griffin seated to right, right forepaw raised. Rev. THI - [A]ΛYΠIΩN Chelys. Kinns 97. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 341
IONIA. Teos. Circa 320-294 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.91 g, 12 h), magistrate Mentor. Griffin seated to right, right forepaw raised. Rev. ΤΗΙ - ΜΕΝΤΩΡ Chelys. Kinns 95. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 342
KINGS of LYDIA. Period of Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 13mm, 4.75 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares, one larger than the other. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868. Weidauer 86-89. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 343
KINGS of LYDIA, n/a. n/a. Period of Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-550/546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 13mm, 4.71 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares, one larger than the other. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868. Weidauer 86-89. Struck from a worn obverse die any minor scuff on lower jaw, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 344
KINGS of LYDIA. Period of Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-550/546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 12mm, 4.69 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares, one larger than the other. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868. Weidauer 86-89. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 345
KINGS of LYDIA. Period of Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-550/546 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.33 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares, one larger than the other. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG con Aulock 2868. Weidauer 86-89. Weakly struck on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A well struck and centered Heavy Stater of Kroisos
Lot 346
KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. Heavy stater (Gold, 18x10mm, 10.79 g), Sardes. On the left, forepart of a lion to right confronting, on the right, the forepart of a bull to left. Rev. Two incuse squares, of unequal size, side by side. BMFA 2068. SNG Berry 1137. SNG Copenhagen 454. SNG Munich 6. Well struck and centered. Struck from a worn die and with some bangs on obverse and reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
Lot 347
KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. Stater (Silver, 19mm, 10.52 g), Sardes. On the left, forepart of a lion to right confronting, on the right, the forepart of a bull to left. Rev. Two incuse squares, of unequal size, side by side. ACGC 79. SNG von Aulock 2873. Traité I 407, pl. X, 7. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 5200 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 348
KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. Stater (Silver, 20mm, 10.53 g), Sardes. On the left, forepart of a lion to right confronting, on the right, the forepart of a bull to left. Rev. Two incuse squares, of unequal size, side by side. ACGC 79. SNG von Aulock 2873. Traité I 407, pl. X, 7. Scuff on obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 349
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. 1/3 Stater (Gold, 11 mm, 3.57 g), heavy standard. Forepart of lion, on the left, and bull, on the right, facing each other. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. SNG von Aulock 8210. Traité II, 399, pl. X, 4. Very rare. Scratch on bull, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
A toned and boldly struck Siglos of Kroisos
Lot 350
KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos, Circa 560-546 BC. Siglos (Silver, 9x15mm, 5.34 g), Sardes, 550-546, or later down into the 530s. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. Dewing 2428. SNG Kayhan 1024-1026. Toned and boldly struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 351
KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. Siglos (Silver, 14mm, 5.02 g), Sardes, 550-546. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. Dewing 2428. SNG Kayhan 1024-1026. Some horn silver, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very attractive Siglos of Kroisos struck on a broad flan
Lot 352
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. Siglos (Silver, 19 mm, 5.26 g), Sardes, 550-546. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. Dewing 2428. SNG Kayhan 1024-1026. Well struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 353
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I, circa 505-480 BC. Siglos (Silver, 14mm, 5.32 g), Sardes. Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, shooting bow. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type II, pl. XI, 12. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 354
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I, circa 505-480 BC. Siglos (Silver, 13mm, 5.28 g), Sardes. Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, shooting bow; to left, uncertain countermark Rev. Oblong incuse. Carradice Type II, pl. XI, 12. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 355
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I, circa 505-480 BC. Siglos (Silver, 13mm, 5.36 g), Sardes. Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, shooting bow. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type II, pl. XI, 12. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
An attractive, clear and beautifully toned Daric
Lot 356
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, circa 420-375 BC. Daric (Gold, 16x14mm, 8.36 g), Sardes. Persian king moving to right, crowned, wearing robes and in the running-kneeling position, with quiver over his shoulder, holding transverse spear ending in a ball in his right hand and bow in his left. Rev. Oblong irregular incuse. BMC 84. Carradice Type IIIb, pl. XV, 50-51. Jenkins 34. An attractive, clear example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 357
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, circa 420-375 BC. Daric (Gold, 15mm, 8.35 g), Sardes. Persian king moving to right, crowned, wearing robes and in the running-kneeling position, with quiver over his shoulder, holding transverse spear ending in a ball in his right hand and bow in his left. Rev. Oblong irregular incuse. BMC 84. Carradice Type IIIb, pl. XV, 50-51. Jenkins 34. Nicely centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 358
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, circa 485-420 BC. Siglos (Silver, 12x15mm, 5.23 g). Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance to right, holding spear and bow. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, pl. XII, 16-19. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 359
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, circa 485-420 BC. Siglos (Silver, 15mm, 5.29 g), Sardes. Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance to right, holding spear and bow. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, pl. XII, 16-19. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 360
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, circa 485-420 BC. Siglos (Silver, 13x16mm, 5.26 g), Sardes. Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance to right, holding spear and bow. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, pl. XII, 16-19. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 361
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, circa 485-420 BC. Siglos (Silver, 13x17mm, 5.30 g), Sardes. Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance to right, holding spear and bow. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, pl. XII, 16-19. About very fine.
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Lot 362
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, Circa 420-375 BC. Siglos (Silver, 15 mm, 5.36 g), Sardes. Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, holding bow in his left hand, spear in his right and with a quiver over his shoulder. Rev. Oblong incuse. Carradice Type IIIb C, pl. XIV, 36. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 363
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Artaxerxes II to Artaxerxes III, circa 375-340 BC. Siglos (Silver, 14mm, 5.46 g), Sardes. Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, holding dagger in his right hand and bow in his left, quiver over his shoulder. Rev. Oblong incuse. Carradice Type IV C, pl. XIV, 46. Nicely toned and well struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 364
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, circa 420-375 BC. Siglos (Silver, 17mm, 5.41 g), Sardes. Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance to right, holding dagger and bow; to left, countermark of triskeles within round incuse; to right, test punch. Rev. Incuse punch. Carradice Type IV, pl. XIV, 43-45. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 365
LYDIA. Philadelphia. 2nd-1st century BC. Bronze (14 mm, 3.48 g), magistrate Hermippos. Macedonian shield. Rev. EPMIΠ/ΠΩΣ / ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛ/ΦΕΩΝ Winged thunderbolt; all within laurel wreath. SNG Copenhagen 342. Earthern deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 366
LYDIA, Sardes. 133-27 BC. Bronze (23mm, 8.35 g 12). Draped bust of Artemis to right; bow and quiver over shoulder. Rev. ΣAPΔIANΩN - Π-TOΛEMAIOΣ / KEPAΣEIΣ Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear, and shield set on ground. SNG Copenhagen 502. Some weakness, otherwise, very fine.
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A rare and lovely Bronze from Sardes, magistrate Papylos Aineou
Lot 367
LYDIA. Sardes. after 133 BC. Bronze (21 mm, 7.07 g, 12 h), magistrate Papylos Aineou. Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev. ΣAPΔIANΩN - ΠAΠYΛOΣ - AINIOY Demeter standing to left, holding long torch in left hand and corn-ears and poppy in right. BMC 61 corr. (misread as ΦAINIOY). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Rare. Cleaning marks, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 368
LYDIA, Sardes. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Vespasian (69-79). Bronze (18mm, 5.86 g 11), magistrates Marcellus, for the second time, and Titus Claudius Phileinus. ЄΠI TI KΛAY ΦIΛЄINOY CTPA Helmeted and draped bust of Roma left, wearing aegis. Rev. ЄΠI MAPKЄΛΛOY CAPΔIANΩN / TO - B Tetrastyle temple set on three steps. BMC 67. RPC 1305. Nearly very fine.
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A particularly nice Didrachm of Pixodaros
Lot 369
SATRAPS of CARIA. Pixodaros, circa 341/0-336/5 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21mm, 6.97 g 12), Halikarnassos. Laureate head of Apollo, three-quarters facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΠIΞΩΔAΡOΥ Zeus Labraundos standing right, fully draped and holding long scepter in his left hand and double-axe with his right. Ashton 27. SNG von Aulock 2376. Well struck and of particulary fine style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1401 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 370
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 205-190 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.63 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Ainetor. Head of Helios facing slightly to right. Rev. ΑΙΝΗΤΩΡ / P-O Rose with bud to right; to left, butterfly flying right. Ashton 282. SNG Keckman 587. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 371
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 188-170 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 2.11 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Menodoros. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. P - O / MHNOΔΩPOΣ Rose with bud to right; to right, star. Jenkins 247. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Magistrate Antaios
Lot 372
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.35 g, 1 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Antaios. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΑΝΤΑΙΟΣ Rose with bud to right; below to right, uncertain symbol; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian cf. Group D Antaios . Very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
Magistrate Damas
Lot 373
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 1.22 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Damas. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΔΑΜΑΣ Rose with bud to right; below to right, star; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 123. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Magistrate Melantas
Lot 374
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.57 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Melantas. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΜΕΛΑΝΤΑΣ Rose with bud to right; below to right, bunch of grapes; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 98. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Magistrate Timasipos
Lot 375
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 1.34 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Timasipos. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΤΙΜΑΣΙΠΟΣ Rose with bud to right; below to left, crown of Isis; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 192. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 376
PHRYGIA, Apameia. Circa 100-50 BC. Bronze (26mm, 8.44 g 12). Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. AΠΑΜΕΩN / KOKOY Eagle right, landing on maeander pattern; caps of the dioscuri, surmounted by star, flanking; star above. BMC 78-82. SNG Copenhagen 161-2. Cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A very rare Bronze from Sanaos, magistrate Apol...
Lot 377
PHRYGIA, Sanaos. Circa mid 2nd to early 1st Century BC. (Bronze, 19mm, 3.68 g 12), magistrate Apol.... Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΣANAHNΩN / AΠOΛ Tripod. Imhoof-Blumer KM p. 286, 1. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Von Aulock Phrygien I, 856-8. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 378
PHRYGIA, Synnada. Circa 133-1st century BC. Bronze (21mm, 6.50 g 1). Turreted head of city-goddess to right. Rev. ΣYNNAΔE / MENEΣTPA/TOY Zeus standing to left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left. SNG Copenhagen 707. Earthern deposits. Minor flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 379
LYCIA. Uncertain dynasts, c. 520-470/60 BC. Stater (Silver, 20mm, 9.37 g). Forepart of boar to right. Rev. Incuse square divided by large X, indentations on two sides. SNG Copenhagen Supp. 370. Falghera 14-16. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An extremely rare and curious incertum from Lycia (?)
Lot 380
Uncertain Greek, Lycia (?). Circa 500 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 1.09 g). Head of a boar with a huge eye to left. Rev. Incuse square divided into eight compartments. Apparently unknown and unpublished. Cf. Rosen 682 (stater and Peus 407, 2012l 671-673 (stater and thirds). Boldly struck bizarre. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 381
DYNASTS of LYCIA. Trbbenimi, circa 390-370 BC. 1/3 Stater (Silver, 15mm, 2.63 g). Facing lion’s skalp. Rev. Triskeles; dynast’s name in Lycian around. SNG von Aulock 4218. Some flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare 1/3 Stater of Vekhssere II
Lot 382
DYNASTS of LYCIA. Vekhssere II, Circa 400-380 BC. 1/3 Stater (Silver, 17mm, 2.93 g). Facing lion’s scalp. Rev. Triskeles, dynast’s name in Lycian around. Falghera -. SNG von Aulock 4201. Traité II -. Very rare. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 383
LYCIAN LEAGUE, Myra. Circa 167-100 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14mm, 3.00 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΛΥΚΙΩΝ Kithara between Μ-Υ; in field to left, crown of Isis; all within shallow incuse square. Troxell 29. Lightly toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 384
LYCIA, Phaselis. 4th century BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 10.41 g 11). Prow of galley right, fighting platform decorated with facing gorgoneion; to right, cicada upward. Rev. Stern of galley left; ΦAΣ above. Heipp-Tamer Series 6, but an unlisted variety. CNG 100 (2015), 1518 (same obverse die). Die break on obverse and reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 385
LYCIA, Phaselis. 4th century BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 10.36 g 9). Prow of galley right, fighting platform decorated with lion at bay right; to right, eight-pointed star; below, ketos right above waves. Rev. Stern of galley left; tripod and ΦAΣ above; below, dolphin swimming to right. Heipp-Tamer Series 6, but an unlisted variety. CNG 99 (2015), 285 and 100 (2015), 1515 (both from the same dies). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 386
LYCIA, Phaselis. 4th century BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 10.42 g 5). Prow of galley right, fighting platform decorated with Pegasos to right; below, dolphin swimming to right. Rev. ΦΑΣ Galley stern on the left. Heipp-Tamer Series 6. CNG 99, 276 (same dies). An attractive piece, nicely toned. Some die filling on the upper left of the prow and a removed symbol (?) in the right field, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
A beautifully toned Stater from Phaselis with nice symbols
Lot 387
LYCIA, Phaselis. 4th century BC. Stater (Silver, 23mm, 10.40 g 5). Prow of galley right, fighting platform decorated with facing gorgoneion; to right, cicada upward. Rev. ΦΑΣ (retrograde) Stern of galley on the right; above, Nike flying right to crown the stern piece. Heipp-Tamer Series 6. CNG 99, 281 (same dies). Nicely toned and attractive. Obverse very lightly off-center and reverse very slightly double struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4400 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 388
PAMPHYLIA, Aspendos. Circa 380/75-330/25 BC. Stater (Silver, 25mm, 10.81 g 12). Two nude wrestlers, standing and grappling with each other; between them, LΦ . Rev. EΣTFEΔIIY Slinger standing right, preparing to shoot from his sling, held in his upraised hands; to right, triskeles to spinning to left; around, a border of dots within a shallow incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 227. SNG France 105. SNG von Aulock 4565. Tekin Series 4. Lightly toned. Overall lightly struck with some striking flatness on the obverse and the reverse double-struck in places, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 560 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A possibly unpublished and enigmatic little coin from Perge (?)
Lot 389
PAMPHYLIA, Perge (?). 2nd Century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9mm, 0.43 g 1). Laureate head of Artemis to right; bow and quiver over shoulder. Rev. Stag standing to right; below, globule. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Paris -. SNG Pfälzer -. SNG von Aulock -. Possibly unpublished. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 390
PAMPHYLIA. Perge. Circa 50-30 BC . (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.17 g, 12 h), Cult statue of Artemis Pergaia facing within distyle temple; coutermark of sphinx to right. Rev. APTEMIΔOΣ ΠEPΓAIAΣ Bow and quiver. SNG Paris 373 var. (no countermark). Very attractive dark green patina. Some earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 391
PAMPHYLIA, Perge. Circa 50-30 BC. Bronze (16mm, 3.63 g 12). Cult statue of Artemis Pergaia facing within distyle temple. Rev. [AΡTEMIΔOΣ] - ΠEΡΓAIAΣ Bow and quiver. Colin series 7.2. SNG Paris 373-8. Earthern deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
An extremely fine Tetradrachm from Side
Lot 392
PAMPHYLIA, Side. Circa 145-125 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28mm, 16.39 g 12), magistrate Kleuch..... Helmeted head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΚΛΕ - ΥΧ Nike walking to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand; in field to left, pomegranate. Arslan & Lightfoot 404. SNG Paris 697. A nice, sharp, bright example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 393
PISIDIA, Etenna. 1st century BC. Bronze (17mm, 3.07 g 12). Nymph advancing right, entwined by serpent; to left, amphora. Rev. ET-EN Sickle-shaped knife. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Paris 1534. Earthern deposits. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 394
PISIDIA, Isinda. 1st century BC. Bronze (18mm, 4.11 g 1), CY 1. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. [I]ΣIN Warrior on horseback right, hurling spear; below, coiled serpent; to left, A (Date). SNG Copenhagen 155. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare Bronze from Eikonion
Lot 395
LYCAONIA, Eikonion. 1st Century BC. Bronze (13mm, 2.23 g 7). Winged facing head of Medusa. Rev. E-I / K-O Harpa; all within laurel wreath. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Von Aulock Lykaonien -, cf. Rauch 92, 22 April 2013, 1120 (same dies). Apparently unpublished save for the Rauch specimen. Earthern deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 396
LYCAONIA, Laranda. Circa 324/3 BC. Obol (Silver, 12mm, 0.60 g 10). Head of bearded Herakles facing with olive branch to left. Rev. ΛΑ-ΡΑΝ Forepart of wolf to right; to right, star; to left, monogram of ΠΑΡ. Göktürk 65. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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