obolos 7
9 July 2017
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ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. Fals (Bronze, 22 mm, 2.88 g, 12 h), Aleppo, 693-697. Caliph standing facing, with left hand on sheathed sword; legend with Caliph’s name. Rev. Transformed cross; bi-halab-wāf flanking. Walker 106ff. SICA 1, 609. Album 3529. Attractive light brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 2.92 g, 6 h), Second type. Bust of Tancred facing, wearing turban, holding sword. Rev. IC XC NI KA in quarters of cross . Metcalf, Crusades 63-70. Brown-green earthen patina. Overstruck as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 80 CHF
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.77 g, 6 h). O ΠΕ/ΤΡΟΣ Nimbate bust of St. Peter facing, holding cross in left hand. Rev. KE BOIΘH TO ΔVΛO COV TANKPI+ in four lines. CCS 3a. Metcalf 60. Intresting and scarce, attractive light green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Roger of Salerno, regent, 1112-1119. Follis (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.31 g, 9 h), Second type. MH ӨV Theotokos standing orans, nimbate, in cloak with ornamental border. Rev. KE BOHӨEI TΩ CΩ ΔOVΛΩ POTEP, in four lines. Metcalf, Crusades 89-94. CCS 8. Green-brown patina. Overstruck as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 80 CHF
ISLAMIC, Begteginids. Muzaffar al-din Kokburi, 1168-1233. Fals (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.53 g), citing the Ayyubid ruler al-Nasir Salah al-din Yusuf as overlord. Seated figure in mihrab niche. Rev. Arabic inscription within hexagram reverse. A.1888.4. W.1290. Rare, attractive desert patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Qutb al-Din Il-Ghazi II, AH 572-580 / AD 1176-1184. Dirhem (Bronze, 32 mm, 16.82 g, 9 h), AH 579 = AD 1183. Two diademed draped busts facing. Rev. Inscription in five lines. IC 1205. S&S type 32.3. Well struck and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CRUSADERS. Venetians in the Levant. Ducat (Gold, 21 mm, 3.46 g, 3 h), Uncertain mint. Struck in the name of Andrea Dantolo, 1344-1354, 'K' Series. ANDR DANDVLO - S M VENETI Doge kneeling left, grasping long, cross-tipped scepter handed to him by St. Mark, standing right before him. Rev. SIT T XPE DATOTD V - K SISI STE DVCAT Christ standing facing in mandorla with nine stars. Gamberini 344 (under Robert d´Anzou). Ives pl. XIII. CNI VII 37 (for type). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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