obolos 8
2 December 2017
Webauction
Lot 1
SPAIN. Emporion. After 241 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.65 g, 9 h). Wreathed head of Arethusa to right, with three dolphins swimming around. Rev. EMΠOPIΤΩN Pegasos flying right. SNG BM 22 var. Toned. Some bangs, scratches and traces of corrosion, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 2
SPAIN. Arsaos. Circa 150-100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 1 h). Bearded male head to right; to right, dolphin; to left, plow. Rev. Arsa Horseman riding right. SNG BM 924. Toned and with a nice obverse. Reverse uncleaned and with overlying deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 3
SPAIN. Sekia. Second half of the 2nd century BC. As (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.96 g, 4 h). Bearded male head right; dolphin behind. Rev. Sekia Warrior on horseback to right; above left, star. SNG BM Spain 779 (same obverse die). Well centered and with an attractive green patina. Struck from worn dies, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 4
SPAIN. . (Bronze, 15.31 g), Gadir (Gades), late 3rd - 2nd century BC, Half-unit and Unit (15 & 26 mm). Head of Herakles to left. Rev. Two tuna fish. SNG BM 180 ff., and 228 ff. Both clear, the first with a brown patina and the second with a green one. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 5
SPAIN. (64.09 g). Lot of 6 AE and AR coins from Spain: 1. Castulo. AE, 29 mm, 12.68g. SNGBM 1298 ff; 2. Castulo. AE, 25 mm, 12.12 g. SNGBM 1298 ff; 3. Kelse. AE, 28 mm, 13.89 g. SNGBM 810-813; 4. Malaca. AE, 20 mm, 6.83 g. SNGBM 391 ff.; 5. Obulco. AE, 28 mm, 14.67 g. SNGBM 1451 ff; 6. Sekobirikes. AR Denarius. SNGBM 1049 ff. Fine or better (6).
Hammer Price: 245 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 6
CELTIC, Northeast Gaul. The Parisii. Circa 70-60 BC. Stater (Gold, 24 mm, 6.99 g, 2 h), Class V. Celticized head of Apollo to right. Rev. Stylized horse prancing to left, with a fan-like checker-board design above and behind. DLT 7777. D&T 83. Sills 473. Very rare. An attractive piece on a broad flan. Struck from slightly worn and rusty dies, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 6500 CHF
Lot 7
GAUL. Massalia. Circa 200-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 2.56 g, 6 h). Bust of Artemis to right. Rev. MAΣΣAΛIHTΩN Lion walking right; to right, monogram of ΑYO. SNG Copenhagen 759. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 8
GAUL. Massalia. Circa 200-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.75 g, 6 h). Bust of Artemis to right. Rev. MAΣΣAΛIHTΩN Lion walking right; between legs, BY (monogram) - K. SNG Copenhagen 764-773 varmonograms. Attractively toned. Lightly struck and with a very minor test cut on the edge, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 9
CELTIC, Central Gaul. Pictones. Circa 110/00-90 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.78 g). Male head to right; on cheek, cross of four pellets. Rev. Warrior on horseback to right; below, upright hand. BMC 149-151. LT 4439. SLM 179. Toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 10
GAUL. (Silver, 12.04 g). Lot of 5 Gallic Coins. 1. Aedui. AR Unit, 14 mm, 2.03 g. DLT 4858; 2. Allobroges. AR Quinarius, 18 mm, 1.92 g. Dembski 159-161; 3, Remi. Potin Unit, 20 mm, 4.51 g. CCCBM III, 483. D&T 155; 4. Sequani. AR Quinarius, 18 mm, 2.00 g. Dembski 370-372; 5. The Rhineland, Marburg Type. AR Quinarius, 18 mm, 1.58 g. Dembski 392. Silver nicely toned, potin with green patina. Good fine or better (5).
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 11
CELTIC, Central Europe. Boii. Late 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 15 mm, 1.70 g, 7 h). Devolved head to left. Rev. Horse springing to right. Dembski 590-592. Flesche 382. Kellner 14 var. Toned and well-struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 12
CELTIC, Central Europe. Boii. Biatec, Mid 1st century BC. Hexadrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.97 g, 6 h), Biatec series. Jugate male heads to right. Rev. BIATEC Horseman riding to right . CCCBM I 242, same dies. Dembski 600 (same dies). Flesche 485 var. Lanz 62, same dies. Paulsen 723, same dies. Scratch on the obverse, a few minor nicks on the perimeter and struck from worn as usual dies, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 13
CELTIC, Central Europe. Boii. Nonnos, Mid 1st Century BC. Hexadrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.15 g), Biatec series. Diademed head to right; all within a wreath of crescents. Rev. NONNOS Horseman to right; all within a wreath of crescents. Dembski 617- 618. Göbl, Boier XIV/1B. Attractive old cabinet tone. Some striking flatnes and reverse struck off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 14
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.18 g, 5 h), Amphipolis, circa 316/5-295/4. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ-Υ Naked jockey riding to right; below, Λ above torch and YE monogram. Dembski 975-976 var. Le Rider pl. 47, 21. SNG ANS 788-93. With a curious legend break. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 15
CELTIC, Carpathian region. early 3rd Century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.57 g, 12 h), Zweigreiter type, imitating Philip II of Macedon, struck in the Banat region. Celticized laureate head of Zeus right. Rev. Horseman riding to right; below, branch. CCCBM I S24. Dembski 1029-1030. Flesche 662. Göbl 42-44. Kostial 378. Sharp and attractive. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 16
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Early 3rd Century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.26 g, 5 h), Zweigreiter type, imitating Philip II of Macedon, struck in the Banat region. Celticized laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Horseman riding to right; below, branch. CCCBM I S24. Dembski 1029-1030. Flesche 662. Göbl 42-44. Kostial 378. Same reverse die as Leu 83, 6 May 2002, 517. An attractive lightly toned piece with a fine Celtic head. Some striking flatness and reverse very slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 17
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Uncertain tribe. Late 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.22 g, 12 h), Vogelreiter type. Celticized laureate head of Zeus to right . Rev. Horseman riding to right; in field to left, bird . Dembski 1266. Flesche 690. Göbl, Ostkelten 336. Kostial 673. Nicely toned. Some striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 18
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Uncertain tribe. Early 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.03 g, 10 h), W-Reiter type , Maramureș in Transcarpathia. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Horseman to left, above, W. CCCBM 1, viii, a, 22. Dembski 1265. Kostial 671. OTA 333. Lightly toned. Reverse rather weakly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 19
CELTIC, Carpathian region. 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 14.19 g, 11 h), Baumreiter type. Celticized head of Zeus to right. Rev. Horseman to left, holding branch. CCCBM I, 65. Dembski 1229. Flesche 691. OTA 129.1. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 20
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Uncertain tribe, 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 12.80 g, 12 h), Audoleon type, triskeles variety, Northern Hungary. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Horseman riding to right; below, triskeles and Π. CCCBM I, 121. OTA 434. Very attractively toned. Flan a little tight and traces of corrosion, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 21
CELTIC, Carpathian region. Uncertain tribe, 2nd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 13.35 g, 12 h), 'Gallierkopf' type, Hungary. Wreathed head of a Gaulish warrior to right, wearing a mustache. Rev. Horseman to left; below, rosette. DLT 9866. Dembski 1273-1274. OTA 348. With an attractive grey toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 22
CELTIC, Central Europe. Late 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 12.22 g, 6 h), Apollokopf/Leierblumme type, Slovakia. Male head to left. Rev. Horse to left; above and below, lyre-shaped flower. CCCBM I, xliii, 148. Dembski 734-735. Flesche 481. OTA 396. Rare. Nicely toned. Some scratches and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 23
CELTIC, Central Europe. Noricum (East). 2nd-1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 11.74 g, 10 h), Kugelreiter type, Southern Austria. Laureate male head to left. Rev. Horseman to left. Dembski 782-783. Flesche 511-512. Kostial/Lanz 108. Beautifully toned. Reverse heavily damaged by corrosion otherwise, very fine/very good.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 24
CELTIC, Southern Balkan Area. Later 4th century BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 7.31 g, 10 h), reduced weight, Illyro-Macedonian area. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΔΑΜΑΣΤ - ΙΝΩ[Ν] // ΚΗΦ Tripod on inscribed base. Apparently unpublished. A particularly intriguing imitation, struck on a low weight standard. Toned. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 25
CELTIC, Asia. Late 4th or early 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.73 g, 9 h), an early imitation of a tetradrachm of Alexander III from Damascus. Head of Herakles in lion skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΙΑΝΡΟ / ΣΙΛΕΩ (second word retrograde) Zeus seated on throne to left; below, ΔΑ; in field to left, torch. Unpublished?. Very rare. A bold piece, well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 26
CELTIC. (Silver, 42.85 g). Lot of 3 Imitative Tetradrachms from the Balkan Area. 1. Probable imitation of Philip II, le Rider Pl. 45, 11-12. AR, 23 mm. 13.44 g; 2."Strichellorbeer Type. AR, 18 mm, 13.03 g. Dembski 1101; 3. Thasos, Dionysos/Herakles. AR, 30 mm, 16.38 g. SNG Copenhagen 1043 ff. Toned. The last coin holed in antiquity. Good fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 27
ETRURIA. Populonia. 3rd century BC. 20 Asses (Silver, 21 mm, 8.33 g). Facing head of Metus (Gorgon). Rev. Two caducei, tête-bêche. HN III 150. Vecchi 48. With uncleaned deposits as found and with a lightly struck reverse, as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 28
ETRURIA, Asia. Populonia. Circa 300-250 BC. 20 Asses (Silver, 19 mm, 8.56 g). Facing head of Hercle (Herakles) wearing lion skin . Rev. Blank. HN III 155. Vecchi 65. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 29
CAMPANIA. Cumae. Circa 420-385 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.21 g, 3 h). Head of a nymph to right. Rev. Κ[VΜ]ΑΙΟ[Ν] Mussel shell and barley grain. HN III 532. Rutter 149. Toned and clear. Good fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 30
CAMPANIA. Neapolis. 350-325 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.32 g, 9 h). Head of nymph to right; behind, Ε. Rev. [ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΗΣ] Man-headed bull to right with Nike above; below, Ν. HN III 565. SNG ANS 303. Nicely toned. Old abrasions on the obverse and corroded surfaces on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 31
CAMPANIA. Neapolis. 350-325 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.38 g, 11 h). Head of Apollo to right. Rev. [ΝΕΟΠ]ΟΛΙΤΗ[Σ] Forepart of man-headed bull to right; on shoulder, star of four points. HN III 568. Nice green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 32
CAMPANIA. Neapolis. Circa 300 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.36 g, 7 h). Head of Parthenope to right; around, four dolphins. Rev. ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΗΣ Man-headed bull to right; above, Nike; below, ΔΙ - ΘΕ. HN III 576. Sambon 456. SNG Paris 711. Nicely toned and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 33
CAMPANIA. Suessa Aurunca. Circa 265-240 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 6.44 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, wing. Rev. SVESAN[O] Dioscouros riding to left with second horse beside him. HN III 447. SNG France 1151 (as the obverse). Toned. Some old pitting and marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 34
APULIA. Teate. Circa 225-200 BC. Quincunx (Bronze, 26 mm, 16.41 g, 10 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right; above, five pellets. Rev. TIATI Owl standing on Corinthian capital; to right, five pellets and crescent. HN III 702a. SNG ANS 746. SNG Paris 1424. Attractive green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 35
MAGNA GRAECIA. (Bronze, 33.37 g). Five Bronze Coins from Magna Graecia: 1. Etruria, uncertain mint. Uncia, 22 mm, 8.75 g. HN III, 67. SNG ANS 42-43; 2. Cales, Campania. AE 18 mm, 6.66 g. HN III, 435; 3. Cales, Campania. AE, 18 mm, 6.63 g. HN III, 435; 4. Neapolis, Campania. AE, 17 mm, 5.68 g. HN III, 589; 5. Arpi, Apulia. AE, 16mm, 5.05 g. HN III, 645. Rev. Patinated. Good fine or better (5).
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 36
MAGNA GRAECIA, Campania and Calabria. (16.84 g). Four coins from Campania and Calabria. 1. Neapolis. AR Didrachm/Nomos. 20 mm, 7.15 g. SNG ANS 352. 2. Phistelia. AR Obol, 10 mm, 0.66 g. SNG ANS 567 ff. 3. Brundisium, AE Semis, 20 mm, 6.89 g. SNG ANS 781 ff. 4. Brundisium, AE Uncia, 15 mm, 2.11 g. SNG ANS 7.95. Fine or better (4).
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 37
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 490-480 BC. Nomos (Silver, 16 mm, 7.95 g, 9 h). [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to right, his left arm outstretched with the palm of his hand upwards, and holding an octopus in his right; cable border. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Hippocamp to right; below, scallop; border of rays. Fischer-Bossert 67. HN III 827. Vlasto 104. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 38
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 6.59 g, 5 h), Apollo... and Anth.... Horseman with helmet and shield galloping to left. Rev. Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding distaff and grapes. HN III 1013. SNG Paris 1917. Vlasto 792. Toned and nicely centered. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 39
CALABRIA. Tarentum. (Silver, 34.52 g). Lot of Five Silver Nomoi, c. 400-270 BC. 1. 20 mm, 7.46 g. FB 337. 2. 20 mm, 7.82 g. FB 684. 3. 20 mm, 6.50 g. HN III, 1001. 4. 20 mm, 6.51 g. HN III 1024, Vlasto 846. 5. 20 mm, 6.23 g. HN III 1025. Vlasto 834. The second very attractively toned. About very fine or better (5).
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 325 CHF
Lot 40
CALABRIA. Tarentum. (Silver, 6.12 g). Lot of Four AR Fractions From Tarentum. 1. AR Drachm, 14mm, 3.10 g. HN III, 975. 2. AR Diobol, 12 mm, 1.03 g. HN III, 911. Vlasto 1260; 3. AR Diobol, 12 mm, 0.95 g. HN III 914. 4. AR Diobol, 12 mm, 1.04 g. SNG ANS 1472/3. Vlasto 1465. Rev. A pleasant, toned group Good fine or better (4).
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 41
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 390-340 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 7.59 g, 12 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΩΝ Youthful Herakles wrestling lion to right. HN III 1376. Work 30. Clear and pleasant. Flan crack and grafitto on the obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 42
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330/25-281 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 7.94 g, 7 h). [ͰΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ] Head of Athena to right with Corinthian helmet adorned with Skylla; to left, Κ. Rev. ͰΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ Herakles standing facing; to left, skyphos and ΑΘΑ. HN III 1384. Cf. SNG ANS 74. A toned, clear and attractive piece. Some areas of striking flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 43
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 540-510 BC. Stater (Silver, 27 mm, 8.15 g, 12 h). ΜΕΤ Ear of barley with eight grains. Rev. Ear of barley with eight grains, all incuse. HN III 1459. Noe 3. Toned and clear. Some scratches and marks, and some uncleaned encrustations on the reverse, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Lot 44
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.66 g, 11 h). Helmeted head of Leukippos to right; to left, lion's head; below chin, monogram. Rev. META Barley ear with ΑΜΙ and club. HN III 1575. Johnston B2. SNG ANS 438. Clear and toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 45
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.88 g, 7 h). Head of Demeter to left. Rev. META Ear of barley, tongs and ΑΘΑ. HN III 1583. Johnston C4.3. SNG ANS 460. Toned and struck in high relief. Minor shallow test cut, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 46
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.67 g, 5 h). Head of Demeter to right. Rev. META Ear of barley with [ΛΥ and star of sixteen rays]. HN III 1592. Johnston C8. SNG ANS 501. Toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 324 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 47
LUCANIA. Poseidonia. Circa 445-420 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 7.85 g, 9 h). ΠOΣEIΔ (retrograde) Poseidon striding to right. Rev. ΠOΣEIΔΑ (retrograde) Bull walking left. HN III 1116. SNG ANS 658. Nicely toned and of good style. Minor metal fault on the obverse and test cut on the edge, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 48
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 7.79 g, 2 h). Head of Athena to right, her helmet adorned with olive wreath. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting left; below, Θ; in exergue, fish to left. HN III 1764. Nicely toned and surprisingly uncommon with the bull to left. Sharply struck. Double struck on both sides and with a ragged flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 49
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 7.68 g, 8 h), traditonally thought to have been engraved by Phrygillos (the name means 'finch' and the bird on the reverse is seen as his signature). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet adorned with an olive branch. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull walking to left; below on ground line, finch to left; in exergue, fish to left. HN III 1772. SNG ANS 949. Nicely toned and centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 50
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.85 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right. HN III 1799. SNG ANS 994 ff. Nicely toned. Some scratches and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 51
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 350-300 BC. Distater (Silver, 23 mm, 15.99 g, 3 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned with Skylla. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; above, Ξ; in exergue, two fish. HN III 1811. Noe H 20. SNG ANS 973. With a noble and powerful head of Athena. Nicely toned. Struck on a narrow flan, otherwise. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 850 CHF
Lot 52
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 350-300 BC. Triobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.34 g, 9 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet adorned with skylla. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right; above, Ζ. HN III 1814. SNG ANS 1155. Toned and with a particularly well-made and detailed obverse. Minor traces of corrosion, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 53
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 300-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.44 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet with griffin; Α - Φ. Rev. ΥΕ]ΛΗΤΩΝ Lion walking right; above, dolphin between Ι - Φ. HN III 1307. Williams 444. Nicely toned and sharp. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 54
LUCANIA. Velia. (Silver, 28.03 g). Lot of 4 Silver Staters From Lucania. 1. Herakleia. 20 mm, 5.78g. SNG ANS 95-97. 2. Poseidonia. 19 mm, 7.94 g. SNG ANS 646. 3. Velia. 21 mm, 7.58 g. Williams 287. 4. Velia. 20 mm, 6.73 g. Williams 440+ 8 (apparently and ancient imitation). All toned. Good fine or better (4).
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 55
BRUTTIUM. The Brettii. Circa 216-214 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.96 g, 5 h). Bust of Nike to right; behind, plectrum. Rev. ΒΡΕΤΤΙΩΝ River god facing; to right, incense altar. HN III 1959. Scheu 26. Clear and lightly toned. Lightly struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 56
BRUTTIUM. (Bronze, 31.45 g). Lot of Three Bronze Coins of the Brettii and Valentia. 1. Brettii. Drachm, 21 mm, 7.19 g. HN III, 1978. Scheu 13. 2.Brettii. Didrachm, 27 mm, 14.09 g. HN III, 1987, Scheu 40. 3. Vibo Valentia. As, 25 mm, 10.17 g. HN III, 2262. All patinated. Good fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 57
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 500-480 BC. 1/3 Stater (Silver, 15 mm, 2.63 g). ΚΑVΛΟ (retrograde) Apollo striding right; to right, stag. Rev. ΚΑVΛΟ (retrograde) Apollo striding left; to left, stag; all incuse. HN III 2039. Noe, Caulonia 204. SNGANS 163. Bold and well-struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 58
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 475-425 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.90 g, 8 h). ΚΑV Apollo striding to right. Rev. Stag standing right. Noe, Caulonia 75g (this coin). HN III 2044. Nicely toned and with a remarkably well-centered reverse. Test cut on the obverse, otherwise, very fine / extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 230 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 59
BRUTTIUM. Kaulonia. Circa 400-389/8 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 7.28 g, 7 h). Apollo standing right; behind, bird trap. Rev. ΚΑΥΛΩΝΙΑΤΑΣ Stag to right. HN III 2062. Noe, Caulonia 180. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 60
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 500-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 8.00 g, 9 h). ϘΡΟ - ΤΟ Tripod. Rev. Eagle flying right. HN III 2095. SNG ANS 286 (same obverse die). Toned. Good Fine / extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 61
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 400-325 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 7.71 g, 6 h). Head of Hera facing, turned slightly to right. Rev. ΚΡΟΤΩΝΙΑΤΑΣ Herakles seated left; in field to left, Β. HN III 2168. SNG ANS 374 var. Toned. Obverse struck from a heavily broken die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Lot 62
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. (Silver, 18.92 g). Lot of Three Silver Coins from Kroton. 1. Stater. 20 mm, 8.02,. SNG ANS 272. 2. Drachm, 18 mm, 2.49 g. SNG ANS 300. 3. Stater. 20 mm, 7.79 g. SNG ANS 347. Toned. Fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 63
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Circa 435-425 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.91 g, 1 h). Lion's mask facing. Rev. RΕCΙΝΟS (retrograde Iokastos seated left. Herzfelder 53c (this coin). HN III 2488. Toned. With a clear obverse. Horn silver and some flatness on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 64
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Circa 415/0-387 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 4.09 g, 2 h). Lion's mask facing. Rev. ΡΗΓΙΝΟΝ Head of Apollo to right. Herzfelder 109. HN III 2497. Toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 65
BRUTTIUM. (Silver, 16.46 g). Lot of Three Silver Coins of Lokroi Epizephyrioi and Terina: 1. Lokroi Epizephyrioi. Plated Stater, 21mm 6.25 g. HN III, 2319-2323. SNG ANS 522. 2. Lokroi Epizephyrioi. Stater, 21 mm, 8.13 g. HN III, 2341. Pegasi, 10. 3. Terina. Drachm, 17 mm, 1.8 g. HN III, 2642. Holloway & Jenkins 111. Toned. Good fine or better. (3).
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 66
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. (Bronze, 32.87 g). Lot of Four Bronze Coins of Rhegium. 1. 21 mm, 6.79 g. HN III, 2534a. 2. 21 mm, 7.08 g. HN III, 2534a. 3. 22 mm, 7.42 g. HN III, 2544, SNG ANS 725-6. 4. Pentonkion, 25 mm, 11.53 g. HN III, 2551, SNG ANS 748. Good very fine. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. 4 coins in lot.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 67
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 500-495 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 8.80 g, 6 h). AKRACANTOΣ Eagle standing left. Rev. Crab seen from above. Jenkins, Gela group III. SNG ANS 930 (same obverse die). Toned and well centered. Some scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Lot 68
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 480/478-470 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 8.66 g, 3 h). AKRA Eagle standing right. Rev. CAΣ Crab seen from above. Jenkins, Gela Group IV. SNG ANS 960 (same dies). Lightly toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 69
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 465/4-446 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.06 g, 5 h). AKRACANTOΣ Eagle standing to left. Rev. Crab seen from above. Lee Group I. SNG ANS 964-980. Nicely toned and clear. Minor old scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 70
SICILY. Akragas. 275-240 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.72 g, 1 h). Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios to right. Rev. Two eagles standing to left on dead hare. SNG ANS 1130-1134. SNG Munich 184-187. Nicely centered, and with a lovely deep green patina. Minor die flaw on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 71
SICILY. Akragas. (25.36 g). Lot of One Silver and Two Bronze Coins. 1. AR Hemidrachm, 16 mm, 1.90 g, 12h. SNG ANS 1014 (same obverse die). SNG Munich 82-83; 2. AE Hemilitron, 28 mm, 17.21 g, 4h. CNS 89. SNG ANS 1097-1101. SNG Munich 156-161; 3. AE, 19 mm, 6.25 g, 12h. CNS 144. SNG ANS 1144-1146. SNG Munich 203 (same dies). Good fine or better ( 3).
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 72
SICILY. (30.21 g). Lot of Four Sicilian Bronze Coins. 1. Aitna. AE Trias, 19 mm, 4.08 g 12h. SNG ANS 1160. SNG Munich 28-34. 2. Kamarina, AE Trias, 18 mm, 4.58 g, 3h. CNS 6. SNG ANS 1221. SNG Munich 407-409. Westermark & Jenkins 179. 3. Kamarina. AE 16 mm, 3.33 g, 12. CNS III 43. SNG Munich 426. 4. Katana. AE, 23 mm, 9.52 g, 12h. SNG ANS 1300 (same obverse die). Attractive patinas. Good very fine or better (4).
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 73
SICILY. Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 8.32 g, 3 h). Nude horseman riding to right. Rev. CEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela Group Ib, pl. 33, B7 (same dies). Lovely toned example. Some minor scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 74
SICILY. Gela. Circa 490/85-480/75 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 8.61 g, 9 h). Nude horseman riding to right. Rev. CEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela Group Ib, 57 (O17/R26). Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 75
SICILY. Gela. Circa 480/75-475/70 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.55 g, 4 h). Quadriga driven slowly to right by a bearded charioteer; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 110 (O33/R64). Randazzo 21 (same dies). SNG ANS 23 (same obverse die). Lightly toned, with a particularly attractive reverse. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 76
SICILY. Gela. Circa 480/75-475/70 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.81 g, 12 h). Quadriga driven slowly to right by a bearded charioteer; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 169 (O48 R99). SNG ANS 37 (same dies). SNG München 276 (same obverse die). Die break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 77
SICILY. Gela. Circa 480/75-475/70 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.28 g, 10 h). Quadriga driven slowly to right by a bearded charioteer; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. CEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 179 (O48/R103). SNG ANS. 36-38 (same obverse die) SNG Munich 276 (same obverse die). Lightly toned and well centered on a tight flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 78
SICILY. Gela. Circa 465-450 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.11 g, 7 h). Charioteer slow quadriga to right; behind, column with Ionic capital. Rev. CΕΛΑΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 225 (O60/R121). Clear and toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Lot 79
SICILY. Gela. Circa 420-415 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.66 g, 3 h). Charioteer driving quadriga to right; above, Nike flying to right, crowning the horses; in exergue, water bird to right . Rev. CEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to right. Jenkins, Gela 468 (O90/R180). SNG ANS 90 (same dies). Toned. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 80
SICILY. Gela. Circa 420-415 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.24 g, 9 h). Charioteer, driving quadriga to left. Rev. ΓEΛAΣ Forepart of man-headed bull to left. Jenkins, Gela 470 (O91/R182). SNG ANS 91. Toned, and with a particularly artistic reverse die. Obverse struck from a worn and recut die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 81
SICILY. Himera. Circa 530-483/2 BC. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 5.39 g). Rooster standing right. Rev. Incuse square with mill-sail pattern enclosed within segmented linear border. Kraay Group I, 42 var (o31/R-). SNG ANS 137-138. Toned; a pleasant example. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 82
SICILY. Katane. Circa 450-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.67 g, 7 h), 450-445. Charioteer driving quadriga moving slowly to right. Rev. KATANAION Laureate head of Apollo to right. Dewing 584 (same dies). SNG ANS 1241-2 (same obverse die). SNG Lloyd 893 (same obverse die). Toned, and well centered. Obverse struck from slightly worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 700 CHF
Lot 83
SICILY. Katane. Circa 450-405 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.03 g, 5 h). Charioteer driving quadriga moving slowly to right. Rev. KATANAION Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rizzo Tav. XI, 11. SNG ANS 1247 (same dies) SNG Munich 434 (same dies, but its reverse is from a later state). Toned. Slightly doublestruck obverse and minor die break on the reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 84
SICILY. Kentoripai. Circa 214-210 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 26 mm, 11.44 g, 8 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. KENTO-PIΠINΩN Thunderbolt. Campana 2, B/b. SNG ANS 1308 (same obverse die). Dark brown-green patina. Some minor encrustrations, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 85
SICILY. Leontini. Circa 476-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.99 g, 9 h). Bearded charioteer driving quadriga galloping to right. Rev. ΛEONTINON Lion's head with open jaws to right; around, four grains of barley. Boehringer, Münzgeschichte 2 (same obv. die). Randazzo 77-78 (same dies). SNG ANS. 198-199 (same obv. die). SNG Lloyd 1043 (same obv. die). Toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 86
SICILY. Leontini. Circa 450-440 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 17.13 g, 2 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. VΕΟ-ΝΤ-Ι-ΝΟ-Ν Lion’s head with open jaws to right; around, four barley grains. Boehringer 37. Randazzo 41. SNG ANS 222. Nicely toned and clear. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 1800 CHF
Lot 87
SICILY. Messana. 450-446 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 17.31 g, 6 h). Charioteer driving biga of mules walking to right; in exergue, olive leaf with fruit. Rev. ΜΕΣΣΑΝΙΟΝ Hare springing right. Caltabiano 438 (D185/R177). Clear and attractive example; toned. Die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 650 CHF
Lot 88
SICILY. (Bronze, 37.01 g). Lot of Three Bronze Coins of Messana and of the Mamertinoi.1. Messana. AE Litra, 28 mm, 12.49 g, 10h. SNG ANS 385-388, SNG Munich 675-676.2. Mamertinoi. AE Quadruple, 27 mm, 13.66 g, 10h. SNG ANS 406-409. 3. Mamertinoi. AE Pentonkion, 27 mm, 10.86 g, 10h. Särström Series XI, Group A, type a, SNG ANS 423-426, SNG Munich 699-700. Attractive patinas. Very fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 89
SICILY. Naxos. Circa 461-430 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 3.97 g, 7 h). Bearded head of Dionysos to right. Rev. NAXION Silenos, nude and bearded, squatting half-left, holding kantharos in right hand. Cahn 56 (V41/R47). SNG ANS 519 (same dies). Toned. Scratches on both sides, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 90
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 420 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 8.27 g, 10 h). Hound standing left; above, head of the nymph Segesta to left. Rev. ΣEΓEΣΖAΖIB Head of the nymph Segesta to right. Hurter 168 (V49/R94). Toned; rare die combination. Overstruck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 91
SICILY. Segesta. Circa 415 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 8.45 g, 4 h). Hound standing right; above, head of the nymph Segesta to right. Rev. EΓEΣΣΤΑΙΟΝ Head of the nymph Segesta to right. Hurter 182 (V55/R102). Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 92
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.88 g, 9 h). ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟΣ (retrograde) Apollo and Artemis standing left in a quadriga moving slowly to left; Artemis holding the reins and Apollo drawing his bow. Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΣ The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing before a garlanded altar; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 2 (Q1/S2). SNG Lloyd 1220 (same dies. Toned and well centered on a broad flan. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 850 CHF
Lot 93
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h). ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟΣ (retrograde) Apollo and Artemis standing left in a quadriga moving slowly to left. Rev. The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing before a garlanded altar; to right, selinon leaf over a bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 10-12 var (Q3/S-). SNG ANS 690-692 (same obverse die). Toned. Die break on the obverse, as usual with exanokes if Schwabacher 10-11. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 94
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-440 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 8.28 g, 8 h). ΣEΛINOTION Herakles standing right, holding club overhead, preparing to strike the Cretan Bull, standing right, which he holds by a horn. Rev. HYΨAΣ River god Hypsas standing left, holding branch and phiale from which he sacrifices over serpent-entwined altar to left; to right, selinon leaf above heron walking right. SNG ANS 704 (same dies). Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 95
SICILY. Selinos. Circa 455-409 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.88 g, 1 h). Apollo and Artemis standing right in a quadriga moving slowly to right; in exergue, wheat grain . Rev. ΣΕΛΙΝΟΝΤΙΟN The river-god Selinos, horned and nude, holding laurel branch in his left hand and a phiale in his right; to left, rooster standing left before altar; to right, selinon leaf over bull standing left on a base. Schwabacher 31 (Q8/S22). SNG ANS 700 (same dies). Toned and well centered. Struck from the usual worn obverse die, and with traces of corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 96
SICILY. (Bronze, 18.85 g). Lot of Two Bronze Coins. 1. Panormos. AE, 27 mm, 12.22 g, 6h. SNG ANS 560 (same obv. die), SNG Munich 787. 2. Solus. Hemilitron, 21 mm, 6.63 g, 9h. Jenkins, Punic, pl. 23, 18, SNG ANS 735-738. 3. Very fine or better (2).
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 97
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.38 g, 2 h). Charioteer guiding quadriga walking slowly to right; above, Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙΟ-Ν Head of the nymph Arethusa to right, wearing a pearl diadem and a pearl necklace; around, four dolphins swimming to right. Boehringer 109 (V50/R75). Toned. Minor uncleaned deposits on obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 98
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.32 g, 1 h). Charioteer driving a quadriga walking to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙ-Ο-Ν Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise to right. Boehringer 129.1 (V59/R56) this coin, the reverse illustrated on Pl. 6. Toned, well-centered and pleasant. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 99
SICILY. Syracuse. Deinomenid Tyranny, 485-466 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.90 g, 7 h). Charioteer driving a quadriga walking to right; above Nike flying right to crown the horses. Rev. ΣVRΑ-ΚΟΣΙΟ-Ν Head of Arethusa to right, wearing necklace and pearl diadem, and with her hair tied in a krobylos; around, four dolphins swimming clockwise to right. Boehringer 166.10 (V73/R115, this coin). Well centred and toned example. Stuck from a worn obverse die. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 375 CHF
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