obolos 6
20 November 2016
Webauction
Lot 496
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 454-428/7 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.41 g 12). Forepart of goat to right, head reverted. Rev. Owl standing facing with open wings within incuse square. Bodenstedt Em. 42. SNG von Aulock 1693. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 497
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 412-378 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11mm, 2.54 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Female head to right in incuse square. Bodenstedt 70. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock 1713. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 498
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11mm, 2.54 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Female head to right within linear square. Bodenstedt 95. SNG von Aulock 1716. Two die break on the obverse and a very minor scratch on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 499
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.53 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Female head to right within linear square. Bodenstedt 95. SNG von Aulock 1716. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 500
LESBOS, Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.51 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Female head to right within linear square. Bodenstedt 95. SNG von Aulock 1716. Fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A lovely Hekte from an uncertain Ionian mint
Lot 501
IONIA, Uncertain. Circa 625-600 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.50 g), Lydo-Milesian standard. Raised clockwise swastika pattern. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Kayhan -. Traité I 117-8. Weidauer -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A rare 1/24 Stater
Lot 502
IONIA, Uncertain. Circa 600-550 BC. 1/24 Stater (Electrum, 6mm, 0.56 g), Phokaic standard. Two pellets within irregular outline. Rev. Incuse square punch. SNG Berry 1029. Rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare 1/48 Stater
Lot 503
IONIA, Uncertain. Circa 600-550 BC. 1/48 Stater (Electrum, 5mm, 0.30 g), Phokaic standard. Pellet within irregular outline. Rev. Incuse square punch. Rosen 293. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 504
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 10mm, 1.71 g). Bee with wings going back and four legs forward. Rev. Stellate pattern within an incuse square. Karwiese Series IIIa. An attractively toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 505
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 550-500 BC. Obol (Silver, 7mm, 0.94 g). Bee with wings going back and four legs forward. Rev. Iregular stellate pattern. Karwiese Series IIIa. SNG Kayhan 116–117. Good metal and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A beautiful and pedigreed Tetradrachm from Ephesos
Lot 506
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 405-390 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 21mm, 14.79 g 12), Namertes, magistrate. E - Φ Bee with curved wings. Rev. NAMEPTHΣ Forepart of stag right, head left; to left, palm tree . Kinns 49c (this coin). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG München - SNG von Aulock -. An attractive coin with light golden toning. Struck on a somewhat short flan, otherwie, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2015 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Ex SKA FPL 21, 1976
Lot 507
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.94 g 11), Kallisthenes, magistrate. E - Φ Bee with straight open wings. Rev. KAΛΛIΣΘEN[HΣ] Stag standing right; behind, palm tree. BMC -. Kinns p. 66. SNG Copenhagen -. A well centered and nicely toned example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
A well struck and nicely toned Drachm from Ephesos
Lot 508
IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 4.24 g 12). Ε - Φ Bee. Rev. APIΣTOΦANHΣ Stag standing right, palm tree behind. Kinns p. 85. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG München -. SNG von Aulock -. A pleasant, lightly toned example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 509
IONIA, Erythrai. Circa 550-500 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.54 g). Head of Herakles to left, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 7-11. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Kayhan 737-8. SNG von Aulock 1942. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 285 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 510
IONIA, Erythrai. Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7mm, 0.34 g). Rosette with central dot. Rev. Eight-rayed star within incuse square. Klein 387. Kraay, Colophon 96, 102. Darkly toned and well struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 511
IONIA, Erythrai. Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7mm, 0.31 g). Rosette with central dot. Rev. Eight-rayed star with circle around; all within incuse square. Klein 387 var. (no circle). Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 512
IONIA, Erythrai. Circa 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7mm, 0.30 g). Rosette with central dot. Rev. Eight-rayed star within incuse square. Klein 387. Kraay, Colophon 96, 102. Some porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An extremely rare Hemidrachm from Miletos with a facing head of Apollo
Lot 513
IONIA, Miletos. 2nd - early 1st Century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.33 g 11), Menander, magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly to right. Rev. [M]ENANΔΡ[ΟΣ] Lion to left, head reverted; to left, monograms of MI and ME; to right, star. Kinns, p. 255, note 59. Extremely rare and with a magnificent facing head of Apollo. Very light porosity, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A very rare Hekte from Phokaia of powerful archaic style
Lot 514
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 625/0-522 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.60 g). Head of a seal to left; below, small seal left. Rev. Incuse square punch. BMC 7. Bodenstedt 2.2. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare and of powerful archaic style. The seal’s nose off flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
A very early variety of a Diobol from Phokaia
Lot 515
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.28 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. Darkly toned. An unusually nice example, very similar to the early issues of Massalia! A very early variety. Flan cracks, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Very rare, only one piece cited by Bodensted
Lot 516
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.55 g). Stag to left about to stand up; above, small seal to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 57. Very rare, only one piece cited by Bodensted which is holed. Flan tight by head of stag, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 517
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 387-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.53 g). Head of Aphrodite to left, with her hair in a sakkos; below, seal swimming left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 61. Bodenstedt 98. Boston 1926. De Luynes 2653. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Kayhan 538. SNG München 806. SNG von Aulock 7954. Uncleaned with earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 518
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.52 g). Bearded head of Silenos facing, wearing ivy wreath; to left, seal upward. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 67. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 519
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.52 g). Female head to left; below neck, seal swimming left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 90. Boston 1922. SNG von Aulock 2127. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 520
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.49 g). Head to left; [below, small seal to left]. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 96. SNG von Aulock 1710. Defect to left of eye on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 521
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 387-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10mm, 2.55 g). Helmeted head of Athena to left; below, small seal to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 111. SNG Copenhagen 1030. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 522
IONIA, Phokaia. Circa 387-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 9mm, 2.46 g). Helmeted head of Athena to left; [below, small seal to left] Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 111. SNG Copenhagen 1030. Flan a bit tight before face on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 523
IONIA. Phokaia. 2nd century BC. AE (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.98 g, 11 h), Aristoleos, magistrate. Draped bust of Hermes to right, wearing petasos. Rev. Φ[O / ΑΡ]ΙΣΤΟ[ΛΕΩΣ] Forepart of griffin right. SNG Copenhagen 1037. SNG Tübingen 3127. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 524
CARIA, Halikarnassos. Mid 4th-3rd centuries BC. Unit (Bronze, 12mm, 1.55 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. A[ΛI] Eagle standing to left, with wings spread; to left, lyre. SNG Copenhagen 346-7. SNG Keckman 50. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare AE from Harpasa
Lot 525
CARIA. Harpasa. 2nd Century BC. AE (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.63 g, 12 h), Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. APΠAΣH-NΩN Artemis standing right, holding bow in left hand and drawing arrow from quiver on right. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen 388. SNG von Aulock -. Rare. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Ex SKA Berne 1980
Lot 526
CARIA, Knidos. Circa 449-411 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 6.18 g 9). Forepart of lion to right, with open jaws and outstretched right paw. Rev. Diademed head of Aphrodite to right. Cahn 86 (V40/R59). SNG Keckman 135 (same dies). A nicely toned example of powerful classical style. Slight granularity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
A nicely toned Stater from Mylasa
Lot 527
CARIA, Mylasa. Circa 520-490 BC. Stater (Silver, 18mm, 10.82 g). Forepart of roaring lion to left; symbol on shoulder. Rev. Two rectangular incuse punches with irregular surfaces. SNG Lockett 2916 (’uncertain Dynast’). SNG von Aulock 2336 (’uncertain’). Nicely toned. The nose off fan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
A lovely and pedigreed Tetradrachm of Maussolos
Lot 528
SATRAPS OF CARIA. Maussolos, circa 377/6-353/2 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 15.17 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo facing, turned slightly to right and wearing a cloak fastened with a gem below his chin. Rev. ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys (double-axe) in his right hand and long scepter in his left; below, between his legs and the scepter, Α. BMC 3. Traité II, 94. Beautifully toned. Minor flatness on the reverse, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2500 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 529
SATRAPS of CARIA. Maussolos, Circa 377/6-353/2 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 15.00 g 1). Laureate head of Apollo facing, turned slightly to right and wearing a cloak fastened with a gem below his chin. Rev. ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys (double-axe) in his right hand and long scepter in his left; behind, P; A in field between Zeus and scepter. SNG von Aulock 2360 var. SNG Copenhagen 590 var. SNG Kayhan 872 var. Attractive style. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 530
SATRAPS of CARIA. Pixodaros, circa 341/0-336/5 BC. 1/4 Drachm (Silver, 10mm, 0.74 g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right. Rev. ΠΙΞΩΔΑΡΟ around eight-pointed star. SNG Kayhan 893. SNG Keckman 281. Darkly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 531
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.45 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Ey.... Head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. POΔION Rose with bud to right; to left, jug above EY. Ashton 160. SNG Copenhagen 730. SNG Keckman 461. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 532
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 205-190 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.55 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Sopolis. Head of Helios facing slightly to left. Rev. P - P ΣΩΠOΛIΣ Rose with bud to right; to left, thunderbolt. BMC 184. SNG von Aulock -. Flan fault and edge chipping on the obverse, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 533
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 170-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.53 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Artemon. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. P - O APTEMΩΝ Rose with bud right; to left, Isis crown on monogram of TE. Jenkins Rhodian 33. SNG Keckman 660 var. (different symbol). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 534
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 1.36 g, 12 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, amphora; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 115. Minor flan crack. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 535
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.34 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Dexikrates. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΔΕΞΙΚΡΑΤΗΣ Rose with bud to right; below to left, winged kerykeion; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian Group D, unlisted. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 536
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 1.12 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Andronikos. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΑΝΔΡΟΝΙΚΟΣ Rose with bud to right; below to right below, fulmen; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 113. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A pedigreed Drachm from Rhodes
Lot 537
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88-85 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.40 g, 11 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Nikephoros. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. P - O NIKHΦOPOΣ Rose with bud to right; to left, hand holding grain ear. Jenkins Rhodian 249. SNG Keckman 676. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 538
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.45 g, 11 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Gorgias. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΓΟΡΓΙΑΣ Rose with bud to right; below to right, sun; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 147. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 539
KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 12mm, 4.73 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868-9. Weidauer 86-89. Nice and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
A good very fine Trite of Alyattes II to Kroisos
Lot 540
KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 12mm, 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. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868-9. Weidauer 86-89. An attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Starting Price: 1750 CHF
Lot 541
KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 12mm, 4.70 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868-9. Weidauer 86-89. Obverse lightly sruck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Ex Schweizerischer Bankverein 2, 1977
Lot 542
KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 13mm, 4.68 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868-9. Weidauer 86-89. A nice example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 543
KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. 1/12 Stater (Electrum, 6mm, 1.18 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 1015. Weidauer 79-85. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 544
KINGS of LYDIA. Alyattes, circa 610-560 BC. 1/24 Stater (Electrum, 6mm, 0.59 g). Lion’s paw. Rev. Incuse square punch. SNG Kayhan 1016. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Ex SKA FPL 27, 1978
Lot 545
KINGS of LYDIA. Kroisos, Circa 560-546 BC. Siglos (Silver, 16mm, 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. A pleasant specimen with light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 546
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 560-546 BC. Siglos (Bronze, with contemporary silver plating, 15 mm, 4.96 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 breaks in the plating, otherwise. Good fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A most attractive and pedigreed Daric
Lot 547
PERSIAN ASIA MINOR, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, circa 485-420 BC. Daric (Gold, 15mm, 8.33 g), Sardes. Persian king in the running-kneeling position to right, holding transverse spear in his right hand and bow in his left; quiver over his shoulder. Rev. Oblong irregular incuse. BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 26. Carradice Type IIb A/B and pl. XIII, 27. An attractive example. Minor scratch on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1750 CHF
Lot 548
PERSIAN ASIA MINOR, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, circa 420-375 BC. Daric (Gold, 14x16mm, 8.34 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. Reverse slightly struck off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1750 CHF
Ex Schweizerischer Bankverein 5, 1979
Lot 549
PERSIAN ASIA MINOR, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, Circa 420-375 BC. Siglos (Silver, 17mm, 5.45 g). 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). BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 15. Nicely toned and unusually complete. With a curious little casting sprue, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 550
LYDIA. Mastaura. 1st Century AD. AE (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.44 g, 11 h), Filleted Thyrsos within wreath. Rev. MAΣTAYPEITΩN Cornucopia containing grain ears and grapes. BMC 2. Some breaks in patina, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 551
LYDIA, Philadelphia. 2nd-1st century BC. Bronze (14mm, 3.26 g), Hermippos, magistrate. Macedonian shield. Rev. [EP]MIΠ/ΠΩΣ / ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛ/ΦΕΩΝ Winged thunderbolt; all within laurel wreath. SNG Copenhagen 342. Earthern deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 552
LYDIA, Sardes. Circa 133 BC-AD 14. AE (Bronze, 15mm, 3.27 g 7). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΣAPΔIANΩN Club; all within laurel wreath; to right, monogram. BMC 10 ff. Pleasant green patina. Minor corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 553
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 167-66 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.53 g, 12 h), Dion. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; above, ΔION; to left, TPAΛ; to right, Kithara. SNG Copenhagen 657. SNG von Aulock 3259. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 554
PHRYGIA, Apameia. Circa 100-50 BC. AE (Orichalcum, 23mm, 8.34 g), Kokos, magistrate. Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. AΠΑΜΕΩN / KΩKOY Eagle right, landing on maeander pattern; caps of the dioscuri, surmounted by star, flanking; star above. BMC 78-82. SNG Copenhagen 161-2. Pleasant brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 555
PHRYGIA, Synnada. Circa 133-1st century BC. Bronze (23mm, 7.21 g 12), Melithon, son of Athenaios. Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind, scepter. Rev. ΣYNNAΔ / MEΛITΩN / AΘHNAIΩN Poppy and grain ear between caps of the Dioscouri. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen 708. Earthern highlights. Minor cleaning scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A rare Hemiobol from Kuprilli
Lot 556
DYNASTS OF LYCIA. Kuprilli, Circa 470/60-440/35 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.55 g), Telmessos (?). Bull butting to left. Rev. Triskeles. Müseler IV 35 var. (obol) SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock 4147 var. (Tetrobol). Rare. Slightly granular surface, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare Obol from Uvug
Lot 557
DYNASTS of LYCIA. Uvug, Circa 470-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 1.03 g 4). Sphinx seated to right, raising left forepaw. Rev. OFOV (in Lycian) Head of female to right. Rosen 718. SNG von Aulock 4191. Very rare. Obverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A pedigreed Hemidrachm from Masikytes
Lot 558
LYCIA, Masikytes. Circa 40-35 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15mm, 1.88 g 12). Λ-[Y] Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. M - A Lyre; to left, serpent coiled around omphalos; all within rectangular incuse. Troxell Period IV, Series 3, 97. Of beautiful late hellenistic style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 559
LYCIA. Masikytes. 27-20 BC. 1/4 Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 0.99 g), Draped bust of Artemis to right, quiver at shoulder. Rev. Λ - Y / M - A Quiver. RPC 3311. Troxell 135. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A splendid and pedigreed Stater from Aspendos
Lot 560
PAMPHYLIA, Aspendos. Circa 380/75-330/25 BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 10.91 g 6). Two wrestlers beginning to grapple with each other; between them, ΔΡ. Rev. ΕΣΤFΕΔΙΙΥΣ Slinger striding right, preparing to launch sling-bolt; to right, triskeles to left. SNG Copenhagen 223. SNG France 89-90. SNG von Aulock 4552 (this coin). A splendid example with clear surfaces and lovel toning. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 561
PAMPHYLIA, Aspendos. Late 4th-3rd century BC. AE (Bronze, 18mm, 5.31 g). Shield with monogram Rev. Triskeles. Cf. SNG France 145 (smaller denomination). Dark green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 562
PAMPHYLIA, Perge. Circa 50-30 BC. Bronze (16mm, 4.52 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. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A fascinating and very rare Tetradrachm from Side with three countermaks
Lot 563
PAMPHYLIA, Side. Circa 205-100 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31mm, 16.47 g 12), Chry..., circa 205-180. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet; three countermarks: 1. Bow in bowcase; to left, AΠA. 2. Tripod with A-Π. 3. Bee. Rev. Nike advancing left, holding wreath; to left, pomegranate above XPY. SNG Paris 702. Very rare with three countermarks. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 564
PISIDIA, Selge. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 11mm, 0.60 g 1). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to right; behind, astralagos. SNG Paris 1948-55. Edge chipped, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 565
CILICIA. Uncertain. 4th Century BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.73 g, 9 h), Facing head of Herakles, wearing lion skin. Rev. Eagle standing left on head of stag. SNG Levante 229. SNG Paris 472. The obverse struck off center, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 566
CILICIA, Uncertain. 4th Century BC. Obol (Silver, 10mm, 0.66 g 10). Crowned and bearded head (the Persian Great King?) to right. Rev. Forepart of Pegasus to right. Göktürk -. Troxell & Kagan - SNG France 482-4. SNG Levante 232. Slightly porous, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 567
CILICIA, Uncertain. 4th Century BC. Obol (Silver, 10mm, 0.75 g 10). Crowned and bearded head (the Persian Great King?) to right. Rev. Forepart of Pegasus to right. Göktürk -. Troxell & Kagan - SNG France 482-4. SNG Levante 232. Well struck and very well centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 568
CILICIA, Uncertain. 4th Century BC. Obol (Silver, 12mm, 0.74 g 5). Crowned and bearded head (the Persian Great King?) to right. Rev. Forepart of Pegasus to right. Göktürk -. Troxell & Kagan - SNG France 482-4. SNG Levante 232. Very well centered and unusually complete. Minor deposits, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 212 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A rare variety of a Stater from Mallos
Lot 569
CILICIA, Mallos. Circa 440-390 BC. Stater (Silver, 22mm, 10.16 g 2). Winged male figure advancing right, holding solar disk with both hands. Rev. MAP Swan standing right; to right, altar an ankh above barley grain. SNG Paris 382. A rare variety. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A beautifully toned Obol from Mallos
Lot 570
CILICIA, Mallos. Circa 425-385 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 0.75 g 9). Head of Herakles to left, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. MA Swan to left; below, barley grain. SNG Paris 384. SNG von Aulock 5720. Very nicely toned and of beautiful style. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A lovely Stater from Nagidos
Lot 571
CILICIA, Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Stater (Silver, 23mm, 10.85 g 8). Bearded head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΝΑΓΙΔΕΩΝ Head of Aphrodite to right, her hair bound in sphendone. SNG Levante 2. Lederer 15. Reverse struck off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
A sharp and clear Stater from Nagidos, ex Hess-Divo 2008
Lot 572
CILICIA, Nagidos. Circa 400-385/4 BC. Stater (Silver, 23mm, 10.76 g 11). Aphrodite seated left, holding phiale in extended right hand; to right, Eros standing left with wings displayed. Rev. NAΓIΔEΩN Dionysos standing to half-left, wearing himation, holding vine-branch with grapes in his right hand and a thyrsos in his left. Lederer 23. SNG Paris 25 (same dies). A sharp and clear example, struck in sound metal. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 573
CILICIA, Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 10mm, 0.69 g 3). Head of Aphrodite to right. Rev. N - A Bearded head of Dionysos to right. SNG Paris 15 var. (N instead of N - A). Unusually fine style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 574
CILICIA, Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 0.65 g 12). Head of Aphrodite to right; behind, N. Rev. Head of bearded Dionysos to right. SNG Paris 15. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A charming Chalkous from Olba with a great patina
Lot 575
CILICIA, Olba. Ajax, High Priest, 10-15 AD. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 2.96 g 6), Year 2 = 11/12. Head of Ajax as Hermes to right, wearing close-fitting cap. Rev. ΑΙΑΝ/ΤΟΣE / ΤΕY/ΚΡΟY / B in four lines. RPC I 3730. SNG Levante 633. A charming little coin with beautiful green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 576
CILICIA. Tarsos. Time of Pharnabazos or Datames, circa 379-374/378-372. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.66 g, 6 h), Head of Arethusa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing necklace of pendants; around, two dolphins. Rev. HLK (in Aramaic) Bearded head of a helmeted warrior to left (Ares?). BMC 23. SNG Paris 306. Minor porosity, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 577
CILICIA, Tarsos. Time of Pharnabazos and Datames, circa 380-370 BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 0.75 g 9). Female head facing slightly to left, hair in ampyx, wearing single-pendant earrings and necklace. Rev. Bearded head to right, wearing crested Attic helmet, drapery around neck. SNG Levante 93. SNG Paris 303. A sharply struck example of lovely style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 578
CILICIA. Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.77 g, 7 h), Head of female facing slightly to left, drapery around neck. Rev. Draped bust of female (Aphrodite?) right, wearing tainia, hoop earring, and pearl necklace. Casabonne Series 1. SNG Paris 310-1. Minor chipping on reverse, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 579
CILICIA. Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.74 g, 6 h), Head of female facing slightly to left, drapery around neck. Rev. Draped bust of female (Aphrodite?) right, wearing tainia, hoop earring, and pearl necklace. Casabonne Series 1. SNG Paris 310-1. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A beautiful Stater of Mazaios
Lot 580
CILICIA, Tarsos. Mazaios, Satrap of Cilicia, 361/0-334 BC. Stater (Silver, 25mm, 10.76 g 10). B’LTRZ (in Aramaic) Baaltars seated left on backless throne, draped to the waist and with a cloak over his shoulder, holding long scepter topped by an eagle in his right hand and with his left at his waist; to left, grain ear Rev. Lion left, attacking bull right; club to upper left, B to upper right, crenelated walls below. Casabonne series 1. SNG France 365. Nicely toned. Minor roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 581
CILICIA, Soloi. Circa 410-375 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 7mm, 0.19 g 7). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet. Rev. Grape bunch within linear circle. BMC 24. SNG Paris -. SNG von Aulock -. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 582
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.48 g, 12 h). Head of Athena facing to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣΟΛΕ Large bunch of grapes with tendrils and a leaf. Göktürk 15. SNG Paris 184-7 var. (controls on reverse). Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 583
CILICIA. Soloi. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver), Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣOΛEΩN / Δ A Bunch of grapes on stalk with leaf and tendrils. BMC 33 var. SNG Paris 184 var. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A very rare and well struck Hemistater from Kition
Lot 584
CYPRUS, Kition. Pumiathon, circa 362-312 BC. Hemistater (Gold, 11mm, 4.15 g 9), year 11 = 352/1. Herakles, bearded and nude save lion’s skin headdress and skin over his left arm, striding right, brandishing his club held with his right hand over his head, and holding his bow with his outstretched left; in lower right field, crux ansata = sign of Tanit. Rev. L MLK PMJTN (=of King Pumiathon in Phoenician Aramaic) Lion attacking stag to right; to right, -ו (year 11). Markou 61-64 (D8/R6). Very rare. Rather rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 585
KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator, circa 163-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.17 g 12), Eusebeia-Mazaca, RY 33 =131/0 . Diademed head of Ariarathes to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ APIAPAΘOY EYΣEBOYΣ Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear and shield set on ground; to left, T; to right, Δ; below, date ΓΛ. DCA 454. HGC 811. Simonetta 16b (Ariarathes IV). Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 586
KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes IX Eusebes Philopator, circa 100-85 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.15 g 12), Mint A (Eusebeia), RY 5 = 96/5 . Diademed head of Ariarathes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIAPAΘOY / EYΣEBOY Athena Nikephoros standing left; to inner left, monogram; to inner right, pellet; in exergue, E (date). Simonetta 6. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 73 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 587
KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes IX Eusebes Philopator, circa 100-85 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16mm, 4.09 g 12), Mint A (Eusebeia-Mazaka), RY 2 = 99/8. Diademed head of Ariarathes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIAPAΘOY / EYΣEBOYΣ Athena Nikephoros standing left; in inner field to left, monogram; in inner field to right, K; in exergue, B (date). Simonetta 8. SNG Copenhagen Suppl. 851-2. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An extremely fine and lustrous Drachm of Ariobarzanes I
Lot 588
KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.06 g 12), Mint A (Eusebeia), undated. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦIΛOPΩMAIOY Athena Nikephoros standing left; to inner left, monogram. Simonetta 42a. A brilliant example with a great portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 589
KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.17 g 12), Mint A (Eusebeia), RY 30 = 66/5. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦIΛOPΩMAIOY Athena Nikephoros standing left; to inner left, monogram; in exergue, Λ (date). Simonetta 44a. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
An extremely fine Drachm of Ariobarzanes II
Lot 590
KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes II Philopator, 63-52 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16mm, 3.96 g 1), Mint A (Eusebeia-Mazaka). Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦIΛOPATOPOΣ Athena Nikephoros standing left; in exergue, Z (date). Simonetta 1-2. SNG Copenhagen 161. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A well struck and pedigreed Tetradrachm of Tigranes II ‘the Great’
Lot 591
KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 15.43 g 12), Antioch. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in her extended right hand; below, river-god Orontes swimming right; below his arm, monogram; on rock, monogram; all within wreath. AC 33. CAA 21. M&D 4. SCADA Group 7. An attractive exmaple. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 1600 CHF
A very rare AE of Wael
Lot 592
KINGS of OSRHOENE (Edessa). Wael, circa 163-165. AE (Bronze, 22mm, 10.52 g 1). Bust of Vologases IV of Parthia to left, wearing diademed helmet with back-flap; B behind. Rev. Bare-headed bust of Wael to left, Estranghelo legend on either side, all within wreath. BMC 91,1. MACW 437. Sear GIC 5726. Very rare. Attractive earthern highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
An extremely rare and interesting AE of Tiridates II (?)
Lot 593
ARMENIA. Tiridates II (?), circa 217-252. AE (Bronze, 22mm, 6.27 g 12). Diademed and bearded head of Tiridates to right, wearing short tiara with four or five points, all within wreath. Rev. Three line inscription; the first two in Aramaic and the third with Greek letters, ΛIΛ; all within wreath.. Kovacs, Armenian Coinage in the Classical Period, 203. Nercessian (2008). Catalogue of Armenian Coins collected by Y. T. Nercessian, 322. Extremely rare and interesting. Attractive orange-like patina highlighting details. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 594
SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.05 g 7), Seleukeia on the Tigris, c. 295/6-281. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ΣEΛEΥKOΥ Athena, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield with her left, standing right in quadriga of elephants moving to right; above and to right, anchor right. Houghton-Lorber I, 130. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
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