obolos 6
20 November 2016
Webauction
A rare and unusual Litra from Sileraioi
Lot 199
SICILY, Sileraioi. 354/3-344 BC. Litra (Bronze, 32mm, 33.02 g 12). ΣIΛEPAIΩN (retrograde) Forepart of man-headed bull to left. Rev. [ΣIAΛEPAIΩN] Nude warrior running right, holding shield and spear; behind, Σ (retrograde). SNG ANS -. SNG Copenhagen 607. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare Hemilitra from Stiela
Lot 200
SICILY. Stiela. Circa 415-400 BC. Hemilitra (Silver, 8 mm, 0.34 g, 2 h). Laureate head of river god left; to left, water plant. Rev. ΣΤΙ Forepart of a bearded man-headed bull to left. Campana, Stiela 5. De Luynes 1141. SNG ANS 1367. Very rare. Dark patina as found. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
An attractive Tetradrachm from Syracuse with an elegant head of Arethusa
Lot 201
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 15.91 g 6), struck circa 485-479. 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 168. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 202
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 16.58 g 7), struck circa 485-479. 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 73 (V35/R48). Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 203
Sicily, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 16.91 g 11), struck circa 485-479. 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 diadem of pearls, and with her hair drawn up at the back; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise to right. Boehringer 167 (V73/R116). Some die rust on obverse and some porosity on reverse with light old scratch from 2 to 8 o’clock, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A rare and lightly toned Drachm from Syracuse
Lot 204
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16mm, 4.25 g 6), struck circa 485-470. Nude horseman riding to right. Rev. ΣYRAKOΣION Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, her hair tied up in a krobylos that is bound up and falls over the diadem. Boehringer 281 (O130/R194). Lightly toned and rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
A most attractive and sharp Tetradrachm from Syracuse
Lot 205
SICILY, Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 17.40 g 5), struck circa 480/78-475. 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 228 (same dies). Randazzo 384 (same dies). Minor weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 206
SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 480-470 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 0.69 g). Head of Arethusa to right. Rev. Wheel of four spokes. SNG ANS 117. Boehringer 370. Slightly grainy, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 207
SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 474-450 BC. Litra (Silver, 13mm, 0.72 g 7). ΣVPA Pearl-diademed head of Arethusa to right, her hair tied up behind under headband. Rev. Octopus. Boehringer 450. Die break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 208
SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 17.11 g 1), struck circa 466-460. Charioteer driving quadriga walking to right, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses; in exergue, ketos to right. Rev. ΣΥRAKOΣION Diademed head of Arethusa to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming right. Boehringer 483 (V257/R346). A bit harshly cleaned, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A rare Litra from Syracuse
Lot 209
SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 450-439 BC. Litra (Silver, 9mm, 0.62 g). Head of Arethusa to left, her hair enclosed in sakkos. Rev. Wheel of four spokes, in fields, six pellets. Boehringer 637 (V323/R438). Rare and nicely toned. Minor die rust on obverse and reverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Ex SKA 5, 1979
Lot 210
SICILY, Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.85 g 2), circa 415-405. Charioteer, holding goad in his right hand and the reins in both, driving galloping chariot to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver; in exergue, [grain ear]. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟ[ΣΙΩΝ] Head of Kore to right, wearing ampyx and sphendone ornamented with stars, double curved earring and necklace; around her head, four dolphins. Boston MFA 414, Rizzo pl. 47, 10 and Tudeer 63 (all from the same dies). Very rare and of magnificent style. Reverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 211
SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 405 BC. Litra (Silver, 12mm, 0.79 g 11). Head of Arethusa to left, her hair bound up in a sakkos, wearing a simple earring and a pearl necklace; in right field, dolphin. Rev. Octopus. SNG ANS 293. SNG Copenhagen 675. A nice example of very elegant style. Some deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely 100 Litrai of Dionysios I
Lot 212
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. 100 Litrai (Gold, 14mm, 5.79 g 9), c. 405-400. [ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ] Head of Arethusa to left wearing triple pendant earring and pearl necklace, and with her hair gathered up at the back in a sakkos ornamented with two stars; behind her neck, star of six rays. Rev. Herakles kneeling right, strangling the Nemean lion. Bérend 20 (D13/R9). Dewing 925 (same dies). Obverse slightly double-struck and with a reverse struck from rusty and worn die. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Starting Price: 7500 CHF
A lovely and pedigreed Hemilitron of Dionysios I
Lot 213
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 17mm, 2.18 g 9), struck circa 405-400 BC. Head of Arethusa to left; behind, laurel branch. Rev. ΣYPA Dolphin right; below, shell. CNS 24. SNG ANS 417. A lovely example with a beautiful dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Another pedigreed Hemilitron from Dionysios I
Lot 214
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 16mm, 3.21 g), struck circa 405-400. Head of the nymph Arethusa to left, wearing earring and necklace, hair bound in ampyx and sphendone. Rev. ΣΥΡΑ Dolphin swimming to right above shell. CNS 24. SNG ANS 415-25. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely Hemilitron of great style
Lot 215
SICILY, Syracuse. Circa 405 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 16mm, 3.14 g 1), attributed to the engraver Phrygillos. Head of Arethusa to left, her hair bound in ampyx and sphendone; behind her head, dolphin. Rev. ΣΥΡA Four-spoked wheel, two dolphins in lower quarters. Calciati 19. SNG ANS 403 ff. Some roughness to dark green patina, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A pedigreed Drachm from Dionysios I
Lot 216
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 30 mm, 38.04 g, 12 h), struck circa 395-367. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Sea-star between two dolphins. Boehringer, Dionysios pl. 39, 44. CNS II 62. SNG ANS 454. Particularly attractive and well-preserved. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 217
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 32mm, 27.96 g 11). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with wreath. Rev. Sea-star between two dolphins. SNG ANS 455. SNG Lloyd 1452. Virzi 1422. Minor smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 218
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 29mm, 30.02 g 11). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with wreath. Rev. Sea-star between two dolphins. SNG ANS 455. SNG Lloyd 1452. Virzi 1422. Dark green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 219
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 32mm, 34.13 g 9). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with wreath. Rev. Sea-star between two dolphins. SNG ANS 455. SNG Lloyd 1452. Virzi 1422. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
An attractive Litra of Dionysios I
Lot 220
Sicily, Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 20mm, 8.11 g 11). ΣYPA Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with laurel wreath. Rev. Hippocamp to left. Calciati 35. SNG ANS 434. Attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 221
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios II, 367-357 BC. Unit (Bronze, 20mm, 9.77 g 5), “Kainon” issue. Griffin bounding left. Rev. [KAINON] Bridled horse rearing left. CNS II 1. SNG ANS 1169 (Alaesa). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 222
SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios II, 367-357 BC. Unit (Bronze, 22mm, 9.75 g 7), “Kainon” issue. Griffin bounding left; below, locust. Rev. KAINON Bridled horse rearing left; above, star. CNS II 10. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An elegant Dilitron from Syracuse with a lovely patina
Lot 223
SICILY. Syracuse. Timoleon and the Third Democracy, 344-317 BC. Dilitron (Bronze, 28 mm, 18.05 g, 9 h), c. 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. A particularly attractive example struck on a broad flan. Very attractive green patina. Some details strengthened and some smoothing, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 500 CHF
An extremely fine 25 Litrai of Agathokles
Lot 224
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 25 Litrai (Electrum, 15mm, 3.59 g 7), struck c. 310-305. Laureate head of Apollo to left; behind head, Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Tripod with high ring handles. Jenkins O14/R18. SNG ANS 629. Attractively toned and well-centered. Almost invisible scuff on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 225
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. 25 Litrai (Electrum, 15mm, 3.54 g 1), struck circa 306/5. Laureate head of Apollo left; behind, kithara. Rev. Tripod. Jenkins group B. BMC 260. SNG ANS -. Some metal flaws and scratches on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 226
SICILY. Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.67 g, 8 h), struck circa 306/4-289. [ΣΩΤΕΙΡ]Α Head of Artemis Soteira to right, with quiver over her shoulder. Rev. ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟ[Σ] / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ Winged thunderbolt. Calciati 142. SNG ANS 708. Some deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 227
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 23mm, 8.99 g 4). ΣΩΤΕΙΡΑ Head of Artemis Soteira to right, with quiver over shoulder. Rev. ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟΣ / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ Winged thunderbolt. CNS 142. SNG ANS 708. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 228
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Bronze (21mm, 12.16 g 10). ΣYRAKOΣIΩN Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain; behind, star. Rev. Bull butting to left; two dolphins above and below; in field above bull, AI. Calciati 96 Ds14/Rl 2. SNG ANS 562. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 229
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 23mm, 10.02 g 7). ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain, earring and necklace; behind, shell. Rev. Bull butting to left; above, NK, in fields above and below, two dolphins to left. SNG ANS 568. SNG Morcom 730. Light green patina. Edge splits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 230
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 22mm, 8.65 g 9), 306/4-289. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ[ΩΝ] Diademed head of Herakles to right. Rev. Lion standing right, raising foreleg; club above, spear in exergue. SNG ANS 739. Calciati 151. A bit off-center on obverse and slightly flat on the body of the lion on reverse, otherise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 231
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 22mm, 9.17 g 2), 306/4-289. ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ Diademed head of Herakles to left. Rev. Lion standing right, raising foreleg; club above, spear in exergue. SNG ANS 740. Calciati 150. Bit softly struck on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 232
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 21mm, 8.37 g 8), 306/4-289. ΣΩΤΕΙΡΑ Head of Artemis Soteira to right, with quiver over shoulder. Rev. [Α]ΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟ[Σ] / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ Winged thunderbolt. Calciati 142. SNG ANS 708. Some deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 233
SICILY, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Litra (Bronze, 24mm, 10.97 g 10). ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain, earring and necklace; behind, shell. Rev. Bull butting to left; above, NK, in fields above and below, two dolphins to left. SNG ANS 568. SNG Morcom 730. Edge split and minor smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A pedigreed Hemilitron from Syracuse
Lot 234
SICILY, Syracuse. Fourth Democracy, 289-287 BC. Hemilitron (Bronze, 18mm, 3.76 g 9). ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Head of Kore to left, wearing wreath of grain, earring and necklace; behind, flower. Rev. Bull butting to left; above, kerykeion; below, A. CNS 104A. SNG ANS 1195 (’Agathokles’). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautiful Unit of Hiketas
Lot 235
SICILY, Syracuse. Hiketas, 287-278 BC. Unit (Bronze, 21mm, 9.51 g 4). ΣYPAKOΣIΩN Wreathed head of Persephone to right; behind, grain-ear. Rev. Female charioteer driving biga to right, holding reins in left hand and kentron in right; in exergue, ΣΩ. SNG ANS 763 var. (different monogram on reverse). SNG Copenhagen 803 var. (head to left). A beautiful example of fine style and with a nice brown-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 205 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Ex SKA Monetarium FPL 50, 1988
Lot 236
SICILY, Akragas. Phintias, Tyrant, 287-279 BC. Unit (Bronze, 22mm, 7.19 g 1). Wreathed head of Apollo to left; behind, monogram of NE. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ΦΙΝΤΙΑ Boar running left. SNG ANS 1123. SNG Copenhagen 103. Pleasant brown patina. Minor red spots from removed deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A pleasent portrait of Hieron II of excellent hellenistic style
Lot 237
SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. Unit (Bronze, 27mm, 17.67 g 9). Diademed head of Hieron II to left; behind head, thunderbolt. Rev. [ΙΕΡ]ΩΝΟ[Σ] Helmeted cavalryman riding horse prancing to right, holding couched lance with his right hand; below right, N. CNS II, 195. SNG ANS 924. A pleasant portrait of excellent hellenistic style. Some corrosion and smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 238
SICILY, Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. (Bronze, 18mm, 5.64 g 1). Head of Poseidon to left. Rev. ΙΕΡΩ-ΝΟΣ / Θ-Φ Trident flanked by two dolphins swimming downwards. SNG ANS 987. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A most attractive and pedigreed 5 Litrai of Hieronymos
Lot 239
SICILY, Syracuse. Hieronymos, 215-214 BC. 5 Litrai (Silver, 17mm, 3.99 g 5). Diademed head of Hieronymos to left. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - IEPΩNYMOY Winged thunderbolt; above, ΞA. Holloway 60. SNG Lloyd 1566. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
A beautiful AE from Tauromenion with a lovely Campanian helmet
Lot 240
SICILY, Tauromenion. Campanian mercenaries, 354/3-344 BC. AE (Bronze, 12mm, 1.94 g 12). Campanian helmet. Rev. Monogram of TA within wreath. CNS II, 2. SNG ANS -. With a remarkably detailed Campanian helmet. Minor spot of corrosion on the egde, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 212 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 241
SICILY, Thermai Himerensis. Circa 383-367 BC. Litra (Silver, 10mm, 0.53 g 12). [ΘΕΡΜΙΤΑΝ] Head of Hera to right, wearing ornamented stephane. Rev. Herakles seated to left on rock covered with lion skin, holding club set on ground; in right field, bow. SNG ANS 1341. Slightly corroded more on obverse with slightly dark tone, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A nicely toned and attractive Tetradrachm from an unlocated Punic mint
Lot 242
SICILY, Unlocated Punic mints. Circa 410-392 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.12 g 1). Horse prancing right on double exergual line, crowned with wreath by Nike flying right. Rev. Date palm. Jenkins 43 (O12/R38). Nicely toned. Two die breaks on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A beautiful Tetradrachm with an unattested reverse die
Lot 243
SICILY, RSMLQRT (’Cape of Melkart’). Circa 350-330 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 16.71 g 6). Quadriga walking left, driven by a charioteer holding the reins in his left hand and a goad in his right; above, Nike flying left to crown the horses; in exergue, Punic legend ’ršmlqrt’. Rev. Head of Tanit to right, her hair in a roll and wearing a plain necklace and a triple pendant earring; to left, dolphin; to right, two dolphins. Jenkins 16 (O8/R -). Traces of overstriking on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Nicely toned and struck Tetradrachm
Lot 244
SICILY, RSMLQRT (’Cape of Melkart’). Circa 350-300 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 17.32 g 7). Quadriga walking left, driven by a charioteer holding the reins in his left hand and a goad in his right; above, Nike flying left to crown the horses; in exergue, Punic legend ’ršmlqrt’. Rev. Head of Tanit to left, her hair in a roll and wearing a plain necklace and a triple pendant earring; to right, dolphin; to left, two dolphins. Jenkins 55 (O19/R42). Reverse double struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
A beautiful head of Tanit
Lot 245
SICILY, Unlocated Punic mints. Circa 340-320 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 17.14 g 0), Kephaloidion, Panormos, or a mint moving with the Carthaginian army in Sicily. Head of Tanit to right, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; before face, two opposed dolphins. Rev. Horse standing to right with date palm behind. Jenkins 103 (O35/R93). An attractive coin of pleasant Punic style. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 246
SICILY, Unlocated Punic mints, ‘People of the Camp’. Circa 320/315-305/300 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 16.71 g 12). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of wheat leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around her head, four dolphins. Rev. ‘MMHNT’ Horse’s head to left; behind, date palm. Jenkins 163 (O49/R132). A bit soft from cleaning, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 247
SICILY, Unlocated Punic mints. Circa 320/315-305/300 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 16.92 g 12). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of wheat leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around her head, four dolphins. Rev. ‘M’ Horse’s head to left; behind, date palm. Jenkins 266 (O82/R213). Struck from somewhat worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 248
SICILY, Unlocated Punic mints. Circa 320/315-305/300. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 16.97 g 10). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of wheat leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around her head, four dolphins. Rev. ‘M’ Horse’s head to left; behind, date palm. Jenkins 230 (O72/R197). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A lovely Tetradrachm of particularly elegant style
Lot 249
SICILY, Unlocated Punic mints, 'Mint of the Quaestors'. Circa 300-289 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22mm, 17.03 g 12). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. 'MHSBM' Horse’s head to left; behind, date palm; to left, club. Jenkins 332 (O107/R272). Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A lustrous and extremely fine Drachm from Istros
Lot 250
MOESIA, Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 20mm, 4.32 g 7). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. [Ι]ΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, monogram of ΔI. AMNG I 425. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Another excellent Drachm from Istros of unusually fine style
Lot 251
MOESIA, Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 5.86 g 5). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, monogram of AΠ. AMNG I 417. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Sharp, clear and extremely fine
Lot 252
MOESIA, Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 16mm, 5.87 g 2). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, Γ. AMNG I 427. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 253
MOESIA, Istros. 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 16mm, 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 dolphin, A. AMNG I 416. SNG BM 237-238. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 254
MOESIA, Kallatis. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 5.57 g 0). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. KAΛΛATIA Grain ear, club and bow in case. AMNG I, 196. SNG BM Black Sea 202. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 255
THRACE, Ainos. Circa 429-427/6 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9mm, 1.24 g 10). Head of Hermes wearing petasos to right. Rev. AIN Goat standing right; to right, club; all within shallow incuse square. May, Ainos 173. Nicely toned and with an attractive head of Hermes. Reverse slightly double-struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 256
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.33 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, cicada; in the other, pellet and monogram of AΓ. McClean 4093. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 257
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12mm, 2.39 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 A; in the other, bunch of grapes on vine. McClean 4088. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 258
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12mm, 2.39 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. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare Hemidrachm from Chersonesos
Lot 259
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.44 g). Forepart of lion right, head reverted. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with alternating raised and sunken quarters; pellet and club in one quarter, pellet and monogram of AΓ in opposite quarter. BMC -. McClean -. SNG Copenhagen -. Rare. Light traces of die rust on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 260
THRACE, Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.40 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with alternating raised and sunken quarters; pellet and monogram VE in one quarter and lizard in the other. McClean 4117-8. SNG Copenhagen 830. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A nicely toned and extremely fine Triobol from Maroneia
Lot 261
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 398/7-386/5 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.81 g, 9 h). Π - Λ Forepart of horse to left. Rev. Grape bunch on vine; rhyton to left, MA to right; all within dotted linear square in shallow incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 615. Schönert-Geiss 301. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 262
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 386/5-348/7 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.74 g, 12 h), Aristoleon. M - A Forepart of horse right. Rev. ΕΠΙ - ΑΡΙ - ΣΤΟ - ΛΕΩ Grape bunch on vine within dotted square border. Schönert-Geiss 536-539. An attractive piece with lovely toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A beautifully toned Tetradrachm from Maroneia
Lot 263
THRACE, Maroneia. Circa 189/8-49/5 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 34mm, 15.11 g 12). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing taenia and ivy wreath, and with his hair partially knotted at the back and partially falling down the back of his neck. Rev. ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΥ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΜΑΡΩΝΙΤΩΝ Nude Dionysos standing to left with cloak over his left arm, holding bunch of grapes in his right hand and narthex stalks in his left; to left and right, monogram. Schönert-Geiss 1196. A lovely example with most attractive old cabinet toning. Some areas of weak striking on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 264
THRACE, Mesambria. 4th century BC. Diobol (Silver, 10mm, 1.28 g 7). Facing Corinthian helmet. Rev. META within four-spoked wheel. Karayotov I 39–140. SNG BM Black Sea 268–71. SNG Copenhagen 652-653. Topalov, Messambria 9. Minor flatness on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 265
THRACE, Mesambria. 4th century BC. Diobol (Silver, 10mm, 1.26 g 12). Facing Corinthian helmet. Rev. META within four-spoked wheel. Karayotov I 39–140. SNG BM Black Sea 268–71. SNG Copenhagen 652-653. Topalov, Messambria 9. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely Obol from Thasos
Lot 266
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 0.51 g). Two dolphins above one another, swimming in opposite directions; pellet above and below. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 9. HGC 6, 337. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 267
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 8.61 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 thin robes. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of windmill form. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. SNG Copenhagen 1010-1012. Nicely toned. Minor cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 268
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 463-449 BC. Stater (Silver, 21mm, 7.60 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. Beautiful old collection toning. Minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 269
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 463-449 BC. Stater (Silver, 23mm, 8.87 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. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 350 CHF
A very rare Tetartemorion from Thasos
Lot 270
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 435-411 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6mm, 0.18 g). Dolphin to left; below, two pellets. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. McClean -. Cf. Lanz 102, 2001, 124. Rosen -. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. A nicely toned and perfectly struck and centered example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A nicely toned and pedigreed Tetradrachm from Thasos
Lot 271
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 168/7-148 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31mm, 16.85 g 11). Head of the young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Herakles standing left, nude but for lion skin over his shoulder and left arm; resting right hand on club; to left, Μ. Le Rider 51. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 1040-1045 ff. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 272
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 168/7-148 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33mm, 16.69 g 12). Head of the young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Herakles standing left, nude but for lion skin over his shoulder and left arm; resting right hand on club; to left, Μ. Le Rider 51. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 1040-1045 ff. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 273
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. Circa 168/7-148 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30mm, 15.05 g 12). Head of the young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘΑΣΙΩΝ Herakles standing left, nude but for lion skin over his shoulder and left arm; resting right hand on club; to left, Μ. SNG Copenhagen 1041. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 274
ISLANDS off THRACE, Thasos. After circa 146 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32mm, 16.67 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. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautifully toned and pedigreed Drachm of Lysimachos
Lot 275
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.92 g, 12 h), in the type of Alexander III of Macedon, Kolophon, c. 299/8-297/6 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, head of lion above crescent; below throne, pentagram. Müller 20. Price L28. Thompson 127. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A bright and well struck Drachm from Lysimachos
Lot 276
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.29 g 12), Ephesos, struck circa 294-287. Head of the deified Alexander to right, horn of Ammon behind his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left; on left, bee to left between Ε - Φ. Thompson 168. An attractive, bright example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A rare variety of a Stater from Lysimachos
Lot 277
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 20mm, 8.52 g 12), Lysimacheia (?), circa 250-200 BC. 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; below, trident; to outer left, head of lion left. Müller -. Thompson -. SNG Copenhagen -. A rare variety. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 278
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32mm, 16.51 g 11), Byzantion, 1st century BC. Diademed head of Alexander III to right, wearing horn of Ammon behind his ear. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Athena seated left on throne, holding Nike in her outstretched right hand and spear in her left; below throne, ΒΥ and ornamental trident; to left, monogram. SNG Copenhagen 1139 var. (different monogram). Some deposits, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An apparently unpublished and unique Dichalkous from Dixazelmeus
Lot 279
THRACE, Local Dynasts. Dixazelmeus, Mid to late 2nd century BC (?). Dichalkous (?) (Bronze, 17mm, 6.57 g 1). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΧΑZΕΛΜΕΩΣ Large amphora. SNG BM -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Stancomb -. Apparently unpublished and unique. Rough surfaces with some spots of corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: Withdrawn
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A very rare Diobol (?) from Ichnai
Lot 280
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Ichnai. Circa 485-470 BC. Diobol (?) (Silver, 11mm, 0.86 g). Bull kneeling left, head turned to right; above, pellet. Rev. Wheel of four spokes within incuse square. AMNG -. BMC -. Lanz 158, 2014, 116 (same obverse die). Very rare. Some die breaks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare and beautifully toned Trihemiobol from the Thraco-Macedonian region
Lot 281
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION, Uncertain. Circa 480-460 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 9mm, 0.84 g). He-goat in the running/kneeling position to right; behind head, two pellets. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HPM pl. III, 22. Sheedy, Non-Parian Group 3. SNG ANS 66 (Aigai). Rare. Boldly struck and attractive with fine toning. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
An impressive and pedigreed Tetradrachm from Akanthos
Lot 282
MACEDON, Akanthos. Circa 440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.86 g 3). Lion to right, attacking bull, with head raised, collapsing to left; in exergue, fish swimming to left. Rev. ΑΚΑΝΘΙΟΝ Raised quadripartite square surrounded by inscription; all within shallow incuse square. Desneux 96 ff. SNG ANS -. A very rare variety and of magnificent Classical style. Nicely centered and toned. Minor metal flaw on obverse and reverse lightly struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Starting Price: 5750 CHF
A rare and pedigreed Stater from Siris or Berge (?)
Lot 283
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Siris, or Berge (?). Circa 525-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.87 g). Ithyphallic satyr standing right, right hand grasping right wrist of nymph fleeing to right, his left hand supporting her chin; around, three pellets. Rev. Rough incuse square divided diagonally. AMNG III, 14, Smith Group 5 and Traité I, 1568 (all as ,Lete’). Minor flatness, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
A most attractive Tetrobol from Terone with beautiful old cabinet toning
Lot 284
MACEDON, Terone. Circa 424-422 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15mm, 2.36 g). T - E Oinochoe. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Hardwick group IV, 13. SNG ANS 751-4. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A sharp and clear Stater of Philip II
Lot 285
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 17mm, 8.63 g 6), Pella, circa 340-328. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Biga rushing to right, driven by charioteer holding goad in his right hand and reins in his left; below horses, thunderbolt. Le Rider 123 ff (unlisted dies). Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 286
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. 1/12 Stater (Gold, 8mm, 0.72 g 12), Pella, circa 345-340 or 342-328 BC. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ between thunderbolt and lion’s head. Le Rider 6. SNG ANS 209. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A sharply struck and pedigreed Tetradrachm of Philip II
Lot 287
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.42 g, 12 h), Amphipolis, circa 342/1-329/8. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, prow to right. Le Rider - (D197/R338). A beautiful example with a very dignified head of Zeus. Some minor surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 600 CHF
An outstanding Tetradrachm of Philip II
Lot 288
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 14.32 g 6), Amphipolis, struck under Philip III, 323/2 - c. 315. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, monogram of ΤΕ and Λ. Le Rider pl. 45, 15-16. SNG ANS 643. A spectacular piece struck on a very broad flan, bold and beautifully centered. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 289
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.21 g, 11 h), Amphipolis, circa 326-323. 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, Macedonian shield. Price 57. Troxell, studies, issue D2. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 290
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.99 g, 1 h), ’Amphipolis’, 323-320. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings. Price 113. Troxell, studies, issue H3. Graffito Δ on the reverse, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An extremely fine 1/4 Stater of Alexander III ‘the Great’
Lot 291
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. 1/4 Stater (Gold, 11mm, 2.16 g 1), ‘Amphipolis’, c. 330-320. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with serpent. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Thunderbolt, bow and club. Price 169. Attractive and well-struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1600 CHF
Another particularly nice 1/4 Stater of Alexander III ‘the Great’
Lot 292
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. 1/4 Stater (Gold, 11mm, 2.04 g), ‘Amphipolis’, uncertain mint in Macedonia, c. 330-320. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with serpent. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑ - ΝΔΡΟΥ Thunderbolt, bow and club. Price 165 var. Nicely centered. Some roughness and minor scratches, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 293
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.24 g 9), ’Pella’, c. 325-315. 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, bee on flower. Price 206. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 294
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 17.06 g 11), ’Pella’, c. 325-315. 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 throne, Θ. Price 214. Minor deposits. Scratch on cheek and graffito on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 295
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25-30mm, 17.40 g 5), ’Pella’, circa 325-315. 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. Price 245. Struck on a curious, oblong flan. A few scratches and some flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 296
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Unit (Bronze, 18mm, 4.91 g 10), Tarsus, struck circa 323-317. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress; before, kerykeion. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Club and quiver over bow; on top, kerykeion. Price 378. SNG München 916. Light green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lustrous and pedigreed Tetradrachm of Alexander III ‘the Great’
Lot 297
KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 17.21 g 7), Amphipolis, c. 315-294 . Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; Λ above torch; below throne, monogram. Price 447. Slight die rust at eye of Herakles on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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