obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Geto-Dacians. Later 1st century BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.15 g), copy of a denarius of L. Marcius Philippus. AMCVS Head of Ancus Marcus to right. Rev. PHILIPPVS Equestrian statue to right, on aqueduct; within the arches of the aqueduct, A-Q-V-A-. Cf. Babelon (Marcia) 28, Crawford 425/1, and Sydenham 919 for the original. An interesting and very well-made imitation. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Rhoemetalces, AD 131/2-153/4. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 7.79 g, 12 h), struck under Antoninus Pius, year 441 = 144-145. ΒΑСΙΛΕΩС ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛΚΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Rhoemetalces to right. Rev. ΑΜΥ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Anoknin 510. Frolova Coinage, p. 146 and pl. XX, 9-12; Frolova Monetnoe p. 278 and pl. LVIII, 22-25. RPC 928. Well struck, toned, with fine details. With traces of mounting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Rare "Kugelwange" Drachm
CELTIC, Eastern Celts. Skordoski in Syrmia. Circa 3rd-2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 1.76 g, 9 h), imitation of Philip II of Macedon, "Kugelwange" type. Celticized laureate head of Zeus to right, above, circlet. Rev. Horse galloping right. Flesche -. Cf. 615-618 (horse to left). Kastelin -. cf. 1282 (horse to left). Lanz -. Cf. 507 (horse to left). Extremely rare with the horse to right; possibly the second and by far the best example available. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. Circa 3rd Century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 12.16 g, 12 h), Imitating Philip III of Macedon, struck in the Banat region. Celticized laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Naked jockey on horseback to left, holding a palm; below, branch; countermark of wheel on horses' body Dembski 1047-1050. DT 9774. Flesche 674. OTA 72/2. III Π. Rare; a well centered, clear example of fine style. Minor clipping on the edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. Early 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.18 g, 10 h), early imitation of Philip II, copying an issue of Amphipolis. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-ΟV Nude jockey riding horse prancing to right; below horse, Λ above torch; below horse's foreleg, YE monogram. Dembski 968. Flesche -. OTA 14/4. Rare. Lustrous and clear example with a particularly artistic depiction of Zeus. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. Early 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.58 g, 10 h), early imitation of Philip II, copying an issue of Amphipolis. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-ΟV Nude jockey riding horse prancing to right; below horse, Λ above torch; below horse's raised foreleg dolphin swimming to right. CCCBM I 3. Cf. Flesche 640. cf. Kostial 359. OTA -. Nomos 15, 22 October 2017, 3 (these dies). A very rare variety, struck on a broad flan. Clear and attractive. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. Early 3rd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.93 g, 9 h), early imitation of Philip II, copying an issue of Amphipolis. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-ΟV Nude jockey riding horse prancing to right; below horse, Λ above torch; below horse's raised foreleg dolphin swimming to right. cf. Dembski 960. Lanz 355. OTA 10. G&M online auction 251 (this obverse die). Well struck on a broad flan, lightly toned example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CELTIC, Eastern Celts. Late 2nd-1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33 mm, 17.02 g, 12 h). Celticized wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Rev. Celticized Herakles standing facing, holding club in his right hand and lion skin with his left; to inner left, M. OTA Class IIIA. Well struck with a fine golden tone and an obverse of particularly attractive style for the type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
CELTIC, Eastern Celts. Late 2nd-1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 37 mm, 16.39 g, 11 h), imitating the tetradrachms of Thasos. Celticized wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Rev. Celticized Herakles standing facing, holding club in his right hand and lion skin with his left; to inner left, H. OTA pl. 46-47, Group IIIA. Cf. Solidus 9, 8 October 2016, 8. Very rare variety. Excellent golden tone and extremely sharp details. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Uncertain tribe. Circa 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.35 g, 11 h), imitating Philip III of Macedon. Celticized head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. IΛIΠΠIOY 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, monogram. Lanz 939. OTA pl. 45, 591. Well centered in a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.82 g, 3 h), Sa..., Arethon and Gas..., magistrates. ΑΡΕ-ΘΩΝ / ΣA Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ / ΓAΣ Oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding tripod in his right hand and resting his left on the dolphin. HN III 957. Vlasto 666. Good silver, well struck, with a most attractive and clear reverse lightly toned. Struck on a tight flan and from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Circa 415/0-387 BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 2.07 g, 7 h). Lion's head facing. Rev. PHΓINΩ Laureate head of Apollo to right. HN III 2524. SNG ANS 702. Well centered, beautifully patinated; attractive classical style. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Agyrion. 344-339/8 BC. Hemidrachm (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.28 g, 10 h), Timoleontic Symmachy coinage. ZEYΣ EΛEY-ΘEPIOΣ Laureate head of Zeus Eleutherios to right. Rev. ΑΓΥΡΙΝΑIΩΝ Thunderbolt; to right, eagle standing right. HGC 2, 51. CNS III, 11. Rare. Dark green glossy patina, with fine details for this scarce type. Some smoothing on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
SICILY. Aitna. 354/3-344 BC. Hexas (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.42 g, 8 h). [AITNAIΩN] Wreathed head of Kore to right. Rev. M Horse prancing right, with trailing rein. CNS III 3. HGC 2, 74. SNG ANS 1158. Scarce; patinated. Harshly cleaned, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 76 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Akragas. Circa 406 BC. Tetras (Bronze, 23 mm, 11.32 g, 12 h). AK-PA Eagle right, clutching dead hare in its talons. Rev. Crab; below, three pellets and crayfish swimming to left. SNG ANS 1034-1045. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.01 g, 9 h), circa 390 BC. ΣYPA Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with wreath; flanked by two swimming dolphins. Rev. Bridled hippocamp swimming left. CNS 44. SNG ANS 447-448. Dusty olive-grey patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Dionysios I, 405-367 BC. Litra (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.49 g, 9 h), circa 390 BC. ΣYPA Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Bridled hippocamp swimming left. CNS 45. SNG ANS 437. With a most attractive and elegant depiction of Athena. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy, 466-405 BC. Onkia (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.19 g, 3 h), circa 440-430 BC. ΣYPA Head of Arethusa to right, dolphin swimming behind neck. Rev. Octopus with spread tentacles. SNG ANS 384. Impressive little onkia with a natural brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SICILY. Tauromenion. Campanian mercenaries, 354/3-344 BC. Onkia (Bronze, 12 mm, 2.14 g, 3 h). Campanian helmet to right, ornamented with griffin. Rev. Monogram of TAY within wreath. Campana 3. Castrizio Series I, 2. CNS 2. HGC 2, 1607. Well centered and patinated. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SICILY. Tauromenion. Campanian mercenaries, 354/3-344 BC. Onkia (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.86 g, 11 h). Campanian helmet to right, ornamented with griffin. Rev. Monogram of TAY within wreath. Campana 3. Castrizio Series I, 2. CNS 2. HGC 2, 1607. Well centered with fine details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 313-280 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 5.64 g, 7 h). Facing male heads, the right inverted. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below, AΠ monogram. Dima Group IV, Subgroup IV. HGC 3 1802. SNG Black Sea 247-248. Old cabinet dark tone. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 313-280 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.67 g, 5 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted – a tête-bêche pair. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin, flanked by two pellets; below dolphin, monogram of ΑΠ. AMNG 417. HGC 3, 1802. SNG Black Sea 249. Beautifully struck with a superb old cabinet tone. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
MOESIA. Istros. Circa 313-280 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 5.65 g, 2 h). Two facing male heads side by side, one upright and the other inverted – a tête-bêche pair. Rev. ΙΣΤΡΙΗ Sea eagle standing left on dolphin; below dolphin, monogram of ΠA. AMNG 419. HGC 1802. SNG BM Black Sea 242 var. A toned example.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
MOESIA. Kallatis. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.12 g, 9 h). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. KAΛΛA Grain ear, club and gorytos; above, W. SNG BM Black Sea 203-4. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
THRACE. Apollonia Pontika. Mid 4th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.43 g, 12 h). A Anchor. Rev. Swastika within incuse square, two lines in each quarter. SNG BM Black Sea 149. Rare. Toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
THRACE. Ainos. Circa 2nd - 1st Century BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.95 g, 6 h). Diademed head of Poseidon right; ΠΑ monogram below. Rev. AIN Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus; to left cock walking left. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen 423 (this obverse die). Very rare and unusual. Dark green patina, fine style. Some rough areas, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.41 g, 8 h). Forepart of lion right, head left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with alternating raised and sunken quarters; pellet and E and grain ear in opposing sunken quarters. HGC 3.II 1437. McClean 4101. Rare variety. Lustrous, clear and bright example. Test cut on reverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 386/5-348/7 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.16 g), Aristoleos magistrate. MA Forepart of horse right. Rev. EΠI APIΣTOΛEΩ Forepart of horse right. SNG Copenhagen 620. Fine old cabinet untouched patina; a well struck and clear example of fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THRACE. Sestos. Circa 300 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.32 g, 10 h). Wreathed head of Persephone to right. Rev. ΣΗ Hermes standing left, holding kerykeion in his right hand; amphora to left. BMC 4-5. SNG Copenhagen 930. Well centered with a fine deep green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Lemnos. Hephaistia. Circa 300 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.43 g). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. HΦA Owl facing, wings closed; to left olive branch. HGC 6, -. SNG Copenhagen -. With a pleasant dark green patina; apparently with the branch to left. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Samothrace. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.20 g, 12 h), Python. Bust of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣΑΜΟ ΠΥΘΟ Kybele seated to left, holding phiale and long scepter. HGC 322. SNG Copenhagen 999. SNG KIKPE 343. Perfectly centered; fine green brown patina, pleasant surfaces and fine details for issue. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.14 g), Circa 500-480 BC. Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. SNG Copenhagen 1009. With a most attractive underlying golden luster. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.06 g, 11 h). Bearded head of Dionysos left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΘAΣION Herakles, wearing lion skin, kneeling right, drawing bow; to right uncertain symbol. Dewing 1334. HGC 345. Le Rider, Thasiennes 24. Robinson -. Toned. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 310 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 10.77 g, 6 h). Head of Demeter right, wearing wreath of grains. Rev. Jugate busts of the Dioskouroi right, within vine wreath. HGC 6, 363. Le Rider, Thasiennes 41. Very rare type; brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Epeiros of Thasos (Krenides). 360-356 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.52 g, 3 h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΘΑΣΙΟΝ HΠEIPO Weapons of Herakles: club and bow. Le Rider, Thasiennes 29. SNG ANS 646-647. An impressive little Chalcous with a natural, untouched glossy dark patina; possibly the best example available. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Bergaios, early 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 0.82 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Silenos to right. Rev. BEPΓ Scorpion fish swimming to right. BMC 2. With an impressive head of Silenos. Some uncleaned deposits and rough areas on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.40 g, 11 h), In the types of Alexander III of Macedon, Kolophon, circa 299/8-297/6 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, head of a lion left above crescent; below throne, pentagram. Thompson 127. Müller 20. Price L28. Well struck with clear surfaces and fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 10 mm, 0.77 g). Goat kneeling right, head left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (As Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Well centered toned example. Rough, uncleaned surfaces as found, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Siris. Circa 525-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 9.78 g). Satyr standing right, grasping the right arm of a nymph fleeing to right with his right hand and raising his left in an attempt to placate her; to left, right and above, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square, diagonally divided. SNG ANS 955-963. Slightly porous surfaces, struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 700 CHF
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 430-390 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.15 g). Forepart of bull to left, his head turned back to right; above, flower. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 34. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 400-358 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.60 g). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AKAN within wheel of four spokes. SNG ANS 53. Dark green glossy patina.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
MACEDON. Apollonia. Circa 400-350 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.40 g, 3 h). Wreathed head of Nymph to right. Rev. [..]NIA[..] Lion head facing. Apparently unpublished; cf. Roma eSale 39, 111 for an example of the same obverse die. Pleasant dark green patina. Some rough surfaces, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
MACEDON. Apollonia. Circa 187-late 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.92 g, 1 h). Wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΟΣ Amphora. SNG ANS 224-6. SNG Copenhagen 133. Dark green glossy patina. Carefully overstruck; almost no traces of the undertype visible; minor die break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Aphytis. Circa 400-350 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.13 g, 11 h). Head of Zeus Ammon to right. Rev. AΦΥTAI Eagle standing right with closed wings. AMNG p. 46,4. HGC 446. SNG ANS 213. Green patina; bold and particularly artistic depiction of Zeus. Reverse weakly struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Argilos. Circa 495-478/7 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.39 g). Forepart of Pegasos to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 481. SNG ANS 763. Well centered on a broad flan; toned and clear. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.11 g, 1 h), Minted in Olynthos. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. XAΛKIΔΕΩΝ Kithara with four strings. SNG ANS 551. With a bold and particularly artistic head of Apollo. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Extremely rare left-facing head of Apollo
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 12 mm, 2.20 g, 8 h). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. XAΛKIΔEΩN around tripod. HGC -. SNG ANS -. SNG KIKPE. Extremely rare with left-facing head of Apollo; fine details and exceptional early style, struck on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Dikaia. Circa 425-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.57 g, 3 h). Head of nymph to left. Rev. Δ Facing head of a bull. SNG Ashmolean 3606. Very rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 480-470 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9 mm, 1.27 g). Goose standing right, head left. Rev. Incuse square diagonally divided. SNG ANS 272. A well centered example; fine style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.51 g). H Two geese standing right; ivy leaf to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 181. Well struck, clear example, struck on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MACEDON. Mende. Circa 400-350 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.26 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of youthful Dionysos to left. Rev. Amphora with crescent above; to left ivy branch. HGC 577. SNG ANS 397. Attractive dark glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 500-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 9.51 g). Gorgoneion facing with extended tongue. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Dewing 1064. SNG ANS 406-418. Svoronos pl. 9, 33. Rare, with a powerful head of Gorgon. Irregular flan, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 1100 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 500-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 8.90 g). Gorgoneion facing with extended tongue. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Dewing 1064. HGC 3.1 582. SNG ANS 405-408. Very rare; with an attractive dark tone. Die break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 1.70 g, 11 h). Gorgoneion facing with protruding tongue. Rev. ΝΕΟΠ Head of the Nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. SNG ANS 455-459. Toned. Flan cracks from striking, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Orthagoreia. Circa 350 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.36 g, 4 h). Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev. Macedonian helmet surmounted by a star. SNG ANS 566-8. Natural green brown patina. Rarely seen in this condition; a superb example. Very fine / extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
MACEDON. Pella. Circa 187-168/7 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.93 g, 11 h). Draped bust of Pan, wearing goat horns to right. Rev. ΠEΛ-ΛΗΣ Athena Alkidemos advancing right, hurling spear with her right hand and with shield over her extended left arm; to left, monogram. SNG ANS 573-8 var. (monogram). Impressive bronze hemiobol, well centered with fine dark glossy patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Skione. Circa 400-350 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.21 g, 10 h). Head of Aphrodite to left. Rev. ΣKIΩNAIΩN Two confronted doves. SNG ANS 717. Very rare; apparently no example in coin archives. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
MACEDON. Skione. Circa 400-350 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.83 g, 9 h). Young head of Protesilaos to right, wearing tainia. Rev. Corinthian helmet to right. HGC 681. SNG ANS 716. Most attractive green patina; a well centered example, particularly fine details for type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Circa 187-168/7 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 15.79 g, 12 h). Laureate and bearded janiform head. Rev. ΘΕΣΣAΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ The Dioskouroi on horseback, facing opposite directions and holding lances; below, grain ear. SNG ANS 803. Particularly well struck for type; bold head of Janus; pleasant light green patina. Flan crack from striking at 2h, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.24 g, 3 h). Grain ear. Rev. TPAI within quarters of quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 745. SNG ANS 903. Well struck, toned and clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6 mm, 0.17 g, 9 h). Grape bunch. Rev. TPAI within quarters of quadripartite incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 447 var. (arrangement of reverse inscription). Sharp details. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 400 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.37 g, 9 h). Head of Hermes right, wearing petasos. Rev. ΤΡΑΙΛΙΟΝ Rose; to right, crescent. SNG ANS 911. Fine dark green patina, with a for the series particularly unusual depiction of the rose. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare symbol for the series
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 400 BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 4.01 g, 4 h). Head of Hermes to right, wearing petasos. Rev. ΤΡΑΙΛΙΟΝ Rose; to right, grain ear. HGC 3.1. 747. SNG ANS - cf. 907-12 (for type). Very rare symbol for the series. Attractive thick green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander I, 498-454 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.64 g). Bridled horse standing right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Raymond, pl. IX, c. SNG Copenhagen 481. Toned. A very rare example. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.55 g, 3 h). Bridled horse standing right, tethered to ring above. Rev. ΠEP Forepart of lion right within incuse square. SNG Alpha Bank 129. Raymond pl. XI, e. Well centered and toned with some spots of golden luster. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Archelaos, 413-400/399 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.82 g, 5 h), Aigai. Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. APXE Forepart of wolf right, devouring prey; above, club to right. SNG ANS 72. Rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Amyntas III, 393-370/69 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.80 g, 8 h), Aigai or Pella. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AMYNTA Eagle standing right, devouring snake held in its talons. SNG ANS 100-9. SNG Kikpe 424. Westermark, Remarks, type 1. Dark brown glossy patina, well struck and with unusual fine details for the type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas III, 365-359 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.31 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΠEPΔIK-KA Lion standing right, breaking javelin with its jaws. SNG Alpha Bank 240. SNG ANS 114. SNG Kikpe 427. A clear example, well struck with desirable details for the type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 11 mm, 2.15 g, 11 h), Pella mint, circa 340/336-328 BC. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Bow and club, kantharos above. Le Rider 67 var. (D54/R35). SNG ANS 221–3 . Some scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.06 g, 4 h), Lampsakos, circa 323-317. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter with his left. Price 1372. Nicely toned, well centered example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 17 mm, 6.57 g, 2 h), circa 325-310 BC. Head of Herakles in lion's skin head-dress to right. Rev. B A Bow in case and club; trident head right below. Price 386. SNG Alpha Bank 796. Pleasant style, dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.87 g, 12 h), circa 325-310 BC. Shield with thunderbolt in central boss and five double crescents divided by groups of five pellets around. Rev. B A Decorated macedonian helmet; crayfish below. Price 418. Well centered with fine details and a particular rare symbol. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.26 g, 10 h), struck by regent Antipater, Amphipolis, circa 322-320. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, Macedonian helmet. Price 113. Troxell, studies, issue H3. Sharp and lustrous. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.98 g, 2 h), struck by regent Antipater, Amphipolis, circa 322-320. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, Macedonian helmet. Price 113. Troxell, studies, issue H3. Toned and clear. Obverse struck off centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.30 g, 11 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Kolophon, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long sceptre with his left; to left, KA monogram; below throne crescent. Price 1825. A toned, well struck example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.24 g, 1 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long scepter with his left; to left, KI monogram; below throne NO monogram. Price 1398. A well struck lustrous and clear example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.24 g), Stuck posthumously, Miletos, c. 295/0-275/0 BC. Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in his right hand and long sceptre with his left; to left, MI monogram. Price 2151. Well centred clear example . Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Possibly the third recorded example
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.85 g, 12 h), struck posthumously under Antigonos Gonatas, Pella, 276-274. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, tripod; below throne, monogram. Müller 1152. Price -. Cf. note in CNG el. Auction 322, 12 March 2014, 168. Extremely rare; possibly the third recorded example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON AND THESSALY. (Bronze, 22.71 g). Lot of 4 Bronze Coins. 1. Philip II. 2. Alexander III the "Great". 3. Kassander. 4. Thessaly, Larissa. Tetrachalcon. All patinated. Very Fine or better (4).
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Kassander, 305-298 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.43 g, 9 h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ KAΣΣANΔPOY Rider on horseback right, raising right hand in salute. SNG Copenhagen 1151. Very rare grape symbol; a well struck, clear example. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Kassander, 305-298 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.96 g, 10 h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ KAΣΣANΔPOY Rider on horseback right, raising right hand in salute; bellow and before horse, monograms. SNG Alpha Bank 924-5. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Kassander, 305-298 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.03 g, 11 h). Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ KAΣΣANΔΡOΥ, Lion advancing left, breaking spear in its jaws; monogram below. HGC 3.1, 996. SNG Alpha Bank 937-41 var. Well centered with fine green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 30 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Ptolemy Keraunos, 281-279 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.41 g, 4 h). Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev. Eagle standing on thunderbolt to right; behind and before, two monograms. SNG ANS -. SNG Copenhagen 255. SNG Kikpe 447. Rare. Dark brown patina, perfectly centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Ptolemy Keraunos, 281-279 BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 2.06 g, 2 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Thunderbolt flanked by NK and ΠAP monograms. AMNG III, 38 var. (left monogram). BMC -. SNG ANS -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Kikpe -. Extremely rare; dark glossy patina, fine style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 9.19 g, 8 h), circa 186-183/2 BC. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BA Φ Two goats kneeling to right, grain ear below. SNG Alpha Bank 1090-1. SNG München 1163. SNG Copenhagen 1250-1251. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 14. Impressive untouched dark glossy patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.80 g, 12 h). Head of Perseus right, wearing winged Phrygian helmet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOU around harpa; all within oak wreath with ties at the left. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 26. SNG Copenhagen 1264. Rare; dark glossy patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.75 g, 9 h), struck after circa 211 BC. Head of Perseus right, wearing winged Phrygian helmet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY Horse prancing right. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 8. SNG Alpha Bank 1063-6. SNG Copenhagen 1239. Well centered with a dark brown glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.87 g, 12 h), circa 186-183/2 BC. Macedonian shield with six crescents in boss. Rev. BA ΦI around club. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 16. SNG Kikpe 450. SNG München 1169-71. Well centered, pleasant green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.49 g, 11 h). Head of Poseidon to right. Rev. BA Φ Prow to right; below to right, star. SNG Copenhagen 1247. Attractive green glossy patina; well centered and scarce. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip V, 221-179 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.83 g, 8 h). Head of Zeus to right. Rev. B A Φ Athena Alkidemos advancing right, holding spear and shield; to right, wing. Mamroth, Bronzemünzen 11. SNG Alpha Bank 1075-7 var. (symbol). Green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.98 g, 3 h), Amphipolis. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. MAKEΔONΩN Ornamented trident head, flanked by two monograms below. HGC 3.1 334. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 8. Dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 2.36 g). Macedonian shield with eight-pointed star on boss. Rev. ΠΩP and ME monograms flanked by MAKE-ΔΟΝΩΝ in two lines; all within wreath. AMNG III.2 65, pl. I 29. SNG Copenhagen 1300. Very rare; nicely patinated. Some roughness, usual for type, on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 62 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON, Amphaxitis. 187-168 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 12.66 g, 12 h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rev. AMΦAΞIΩN in two lines, club in the middle; all within oak wreath; NY monogram below. AMNG III 78. SNG Copenhagen 36 var. (monogram). Fine dark brown patina. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Time of Philip V and Perseus, 187-168 BC. (Bronze, 12 mm, 4.43 g, 7 h), Thessalonika, under Amphaxitis. Macedonian shield with monogram of Macedon in central boss. Rev. Macedonian helmet seen from the side, with three monograms around. AMNG III 20. Well centered, attractive green patina and nice details for this scarce type. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
MACEDON (ROMAN PROTECTORATE), Time of Aemilius Paullus. Gaius Publilius, quaestor, circa 168-167 BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 11.48 g, 8 h). Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ ΤΑΜΙΟΥ ΓΑΙΟΥ ΠΟΠΛΙΛΙΟΥ in three lines within oak wreath. HGC 3.1 1114. SNG Copenhagen 1318. Well centered, attractive dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON (ROMAN PROTECTORATE), Republican period. Praetor D. Junius Silanus Manlianus. Circa 148-147 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.48 g, 1 h). Facing mask of Silenos, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. D MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ in three lines, within ivy wreath. SNG Copenhagen 1324-6. SNG Kikpe 460. Touratsoglou, Macedonia 25. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
THESSALY. Gonnus. Circa 430-344 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.75 g, 8 h). Head of nymph to right, her hair rolled and with a triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΓΟΝΝΕ Lion walking right. BCD Thessaly II 76.2 (this obverse die). Rogers 226. Dark brown patina. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
THESSALY. Krannon. 350-300 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.67 g, 5 h). Thessalian warrior on horse rearing right. Rev. KPAN Hydria on cart with long handle to left; crow seated left on the left wheel. BCD Thessaly 119.1 var. (this obverse die but crow on right wheel). HGC -. Very rare variety with the crow left; glossy dark brown patina. Reverse slightly double struck and off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.95 g, 2 h). Head of nymph Larissa right, wearing triple pendant earring. Rev. ΛAPI[ΣAIΩN] Horse grazing right. BCD Thessaly I 1167.2 (same obverse die). Rogers 288. SNG Copenhagen 142. Dark glossy patina; fine style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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