nomos 9
21 October 2014
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Antioch. Aulus Gabinius, proconsul, 57-55 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 15.27 g 1). Idealized diademed head of the Seleukid king Philip Philadelphos to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟV / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟVΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟV Zeus seated on throne to left, holding Nike in his right hand and long spear in his left; below throne, monogram of ΛΙ; to left, in field, monogram of ΑΥΛΓΒ. McAlee 1. Prieur 1. RPC 4124. An attractive toned example. Some pitting on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Egypt, Alexandria. Claudius, 41-54. Diobol (Bronze, 19mm, 4.09 g 12), year 10 = 49/50. ΤΙ ΚΛΑΥΔ ΚΑΙ ΣΕΒΑΣ ΓΕΡΜ Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. ΑΥΤ-ΟΚΡΑ / L-Ι Hand holding two ears of grain and three poppies. Dattari 149. Milne 116. RPC 5177. An unusually nice example with a fine brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 14.93 g 1), with Divus Claudius, c. 63-68. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GER Laureate head of Nero to right; behind head, above the wreath ties, ivy leaf. Rev. DIVOS CLAVD AVG GERMANIC PATER AVG Laureate head of the deified Claudius. McAlee 269. Prieur 47. RPC 4122 var. A remarkably bold and attractive example, with dramatic portraits. Toned. Some minor deposits, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Antioch. Vespasian, 69-79. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 11.59 g 12), 69/70 (year 2). ΑVΤΟΚΡΑΤ ΚΑΙΣΑ [ΟVΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟV] Laureate bust of Vespasian to left, with slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. ΦΛΑVΙ ΟVΕΣΠ ΚΑΙΣ ΕΤΟVΣ ΝΕΟV ΙΕΡΟV / Β Laureate head of Titus to right. McAlee 330. Prieur 108C. RPC 1942. Rare. Slightly porous surfaces but with a fine black patina. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
Antioch. Nerva, 96-98. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31mm, 14.55 g 12), year 1 = 96/97. ΑVΤ ΝΕΡΟVΑΣ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ Laureate head of Nerva to right, with aegis on his neck. Rev. ΕΤΟVΣ ΝΕΟV ΙΕΡΟV Α Eagle, with spread wings and head to right, standing facing on thunderbolt; to right, palm branch. McAlee 419. Prieur 149. An attractive example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Silver, 17mm, 3.36 g 6), 98-99. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΔΗΜ ΕΞ - ΥΠΑΤ Β Two lyres; above, owl standing facing. BMC 11. SNG von Aulock 4268. Toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Egypt, Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26mm, 13.41 g 12), year 10 = 125/6. AΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L ΔΕΚΑΤΟΥ Dikaiosyne (= Aequitas) standing facing, her head to left, holding scales with her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Emmett 833. Milne 1116. An exceptional piece, fully silvered and very well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Hadrian, 117-138. 5 Assaria (Bronze, 33mm, 26.51 g 6), c. later 120s. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒΑCΤΟC Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ On the right, Tyche standing left, holding patera in her right hand and two ears of grain in her left; before her on the left, the river-god Hebros reclining to right. Varbanov 634. Rare. With a fine bust of Hadrian, a sculptural reverse and a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Aegeae. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 13.76 g 6), year 180 = 133/134. ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙΣ ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ ΣΕΒ ΠΠ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, with slight drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ ΕΤΟΥΣ ΠΡ Eagle, with spread wings and head turned to right, standing facing on thunderbolt. Prieur 721. SNG Levante 1719. A clear and attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Egypt, Alexandria . Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 22mm, 14.19 g 12), year 20 = 135/6. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate head of Hadrian to left. Rev. L Κ Nilus seated left holding reed and cornucopiae; below to right, crocodile. Emmett 878. Köln 1197. Milne 1508. A splendid example, fully silvered and in high relief, struck from fresh die and with an excellent portrait of the emperor. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 475 CHF
Egypt, Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 23mm, 12.63 g 12), year 21 = 136/7. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. L Κ Α Demeter standing facing, her head turned to left, holding grain ears in her right hand and long torch in her left. Emmett 832. Köln 1209. Milne 1519. A really splendid example, fully silvered and beautifully struck. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Triassarion (Bronze, 25mm, 10.89 g 1). ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ ΕΥCΕΒΗC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Youthful Ares, nude but for helmet, standing facing with head to left, his right hand lowered and holding a spear and shield with his left. Varbanov 747 var. (but those he cites are smaller in size). Rare. An attractive piece with a fine dark green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 21.82 g 8), Gargilius Antiquus, governor, c. 161. ΑΥΤ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΗΓΕ ΓΑΡΓΙΛΙ ΑΝΤΙΚΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ The river god Hebros reclining left on rocks, holding poppy and grain ears in his right hand. Varbanov 690. A splendid coin of excellent style with a superb, glossy green patina of great beauty. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Marcus Aurelius Caesar, 139-161. Diassarion (Bronze, 22mm, 8.46 g 7), later 150s. Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟC ΟVΗΡΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right, with neat beard. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Apollo, nude but for cloak over his left shoulder, standing left, holding a laurel branch in his right hand and resting his left at his waist in his cloak. Varbanov - (but cf.. 807). An absolutely splendid piece, perfectly and sharply struck with an elegant portrait, a beautiful reverse, and a fine dark green patina. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Assarion (Bronze, 17mm, 4.26 g 7). ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟC ΟVΗΡΟC Bare bearded head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠ / ΟΛΙΤΩΝ The Three Graces, draped, standing facing: the one at the center holds two grain ears and a pitcher, those to left and right turn their heads towards the center and hold a wreath with their outer hands, and rest their inner ones on the central figure’s shoulders. Varbanov 921. Very rare. An attractive coin with a dark green patina and an interesting reverse. Minor scratch on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 275 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 18mm, 5.45 g 7), c. 180. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right, with a short beard. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, with spread wings and his head turned to left. Varbanov 1041 var. Dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 112 CHF
Estimate: 140 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Commodus, 177-192. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29mm, 15.44 g 11), Caecilius Servilianus, legate, 191-192. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΥ ΚΟΜΟΔΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΗΓΕ ΑΙ CΕΡΟΥΕΙΛΙΝΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Eagle with closed wings standing to right, his head turned back to left; in beak, wreath; below to right, serpent coiled to right. Cf. Varbanov 930-932. An attractive coin with a good portrait and a dark green patina. Fields slightly smoothed, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 675 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 19mm, 3.85 g 7). ΑΥ Κ Λ C CΕVΗΡΟC Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Crescent with nine stars above and two below. Varbanov 1275. An attractive piece with a dark brown patina, a fine portrait and an interesting reverse. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Antioch. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 12.99 g 12), 205-211. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ CΕΟΥΗΡΟC CΕ-Β Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟ Γ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to right holding a wreath in his beak; held in his claws, leg and thigh of sacrificial animal. McAlee 659a. Prieur 200. A very attractive, well centered example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Laodicea ad Mare. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 13.65 g 11), 207-208. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ CΕΟΥΗΡΟC C Laureate and draped bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, star. Prieur 1140. Darkly toned and attractive. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Laodicea ad Mare. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 13.85 g 11), 207-208. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ CΕΟΥΗΡΟC C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, star. Prieur 1141. A particularly attractive coin of very fine style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 17.12 g 12), c. 208 (?). ΑΥ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΥΗΡΟC Π Laureate and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right, wearing cuirass with aegis. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩC Demeter standing facing, her head to left, holding phiale in her right hand and long staff entwined with a serpent in her left; to left, at her feet, snake appearing from a cista. Cf. Varbanov 1229/1276. With an attractive, glossy, dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
Seleucis and Pieria. Laodicea ad Mare. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.44 g, 12 h), 208-209. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, drapery on his far shoulder and aegis on the breastplate. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Γ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, star. Prieur 1154. Rare. With a remarkably elegant portrait of the youthful Caracalla. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27mm, 16.84 g 12), c. 212. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate bust of Caracalla to right, his chest heroically bare but with drapery on his far shoulder. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Ares standing to left, nude but for his helmet, with his right hand held in a fist and holding a spear and shield in his left. Varbanov 1528. Attractive and with a nice dark green patina. Some traces of smoothing, otherwise, good very fine or better.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
Laodicea ad Mare. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 13.33 g 12), 212-213. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕ Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Γ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, star. Prieur 1176. A very sharp bright coin struck on a broad flan. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
PHOENICIA, Tyre. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 14.87 g 12), 213-215. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CΕ Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; below feet, club to right; between legs, murex. Prieur 1545. Nicely toned and struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 250 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Caracalla, 198-2. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 15.89 g, 1 h), in honor of the Alexandrian Pythian games, 215. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ CΕVΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΘΡΑΚΩΝ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΙΑ / ΙΝ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ / ΠΟΛΗ // ΠV-ΘΙ/Α Zeus Nikephoros seated to left on throne, holding Nike in his right hand and staff with his left. Varbanov 1300. An interesting coin with a dark olive-green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 500 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Caracalla, 198-2. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 31 mm, 19.14 g, 1 h), in honor of the Alexandrian Pythian games, 215. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ CΕVΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΘΡΑΚΩΝ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΙΑ ΕΝ ΦΙ - ΛΙΠΠΟ // ΠV-ΘΙΑ Boxer, nude but for wrappings around both of his arms, standing right, his right arm outstretched and his left by his side. Varbanov 1460. Rare and attractive with a dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 14.26 g 12), 215-217. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, drapery on his far shoulder and aegis on the breastplate. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡ Χ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Δ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to right holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, miniature shrine. Prieur 843. Rare, and with a fine portrait. Reverse off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 750 CHF
Edessa. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 14.20 g 12), 215-217. ΑΥΤΚ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to left, with shield covered by an aegis over his left shoulder. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡ Χ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC Τ Δ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to right holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, miniature shrine. Prieur 848. A rare and attractive example with a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Emesa. Macrinus, 217-218. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 12.46 g 11). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΟΠ CΕ ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC CΕΒ (retrograde) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to left, seen from behind. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΠΠ Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Shamash to left. Cf. Prieur 1006 (but no letter on reverse), Roma 4, 2012, 625 (this coin). Of great rarity, one of only two examples of this type known. Toned and with a remarkably realistic portrait. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
PHOENICIA, Aradus. Macrinus, 217-218. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 13.37 g 12). ΑΥΤ ΚΑ Μ Ο C ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC CΕ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC Α Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to right holding a wreath in his beak; between legs, bull’s head to right. Prieur 1249. A bold and attractive example, toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Elagabalus, 218-222. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 19.36 g 1). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to left, holding spear and with shield over his shoulder. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩC ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩC / ΝΕΩ ΚΟ - Ρ - ΟΥ Athlete, nude and with his hair tied into a knot at the back of his head, striding left but with his head turned to the right, holding a wreath in his right hand and a palm in his left. Varbarov 1690. Some areas flatly struck but an attractive piece with an impressive portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Elagabalus, 218-222. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28mm, 17.40 g 6). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureat, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩC ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΩC / ΝΕΩ ΚΟ - Ρ - Ο -Υ Apollo, nude, standing facing, his head turned to the right; he holds his right hand on the top of his head, and rests his left on a lyre placed on a serpent entwined tripod to right. Varbanov 1702. With a dark blackish-green patina. Some traces of cleaning. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Elagabalus, 218-222. Assarion (Bronze, 16mm, 4.11 g 1). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate head of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΝΕΩ - ΚΟΡΩΝ The river god Hebros reclining to left, he rests his right arm on the stern of a transport galley and his left hand on an amphora from which water flows. Varbanov 1793. With a dark green-black patina and an unusually well made reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
Philippopolis, Thrace. Elagabalus, 218-222. Hexassarion (Bronze, 34mm, 31.22 g 7), in honor of the Kendreiseian Pythian games held in 219. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟC ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΚΕΝΔΡΕΙCΕΙΑ ΠΥΘΙΑ ΕΝ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΙ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩ Prize crown topped by five balls, all on top of an agonistic table with four legs ending in lions’ paws; below table, amphora holding two palm branches. Varbanov 1654. Rare. A large and attractive piece with a bold portrait and excellent green patina. Some flatness on the reverse and flan a little tight, otherwise, Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Antioch. Elagabalus, 218-222. Tetradrachm (Silver, 37mm, 14.00 g 12), 219. ΑVΤ Κ Μ Α... ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ VΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Β Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left holding a wreath in his beak; on either side of eagle’s neck, Δ Ε; between legs, star. McAlee 763. Prieur 272 var. Toned and well struck on a broad flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 11.29 g 11), 238-240. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΟVCΙΑC / SC Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 868A. Prieur -. Extremely rare. With an elegant portrait of the young emperor. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
Antioch. Gordian III, 238-244. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 14.45 g 10), 241-244. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ VΠΑ ΤΟ Β Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak; between legs, crescent above ram running to right, with its head reverted. McAlee 874. Prieur 302. A nice toned example on a broad flan. Minor scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 11.09 g 6), 246. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟVΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟV CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΟVCΙΑC Eagle standing facing, on ground line, with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak; below wings, S C; in exergue, MON VRB. McAlee 899. Prieur 304. Well struck on a large flan, toned and with a fine portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23mm, 10.76 g 12), 246. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟVΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟV CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΟVCΙΑC Eagle standing facing with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak; above eagle’s left wing, Ε; below wings, S C; below eagle’s feet, MON VRB. McAlee 901e. Prieur 309. An attractive toned example. Extremely fine.
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Estimate: 300 CHF
Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 12.00 g 2), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOVΛΙ ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΔHMAΡX EΞOΥCIAC ΥΠΑΤΟ Δ/ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C Eagle standing right, with spread wings and wreath in its beak. McAlee 934. Prieur 445. Attractive and well struck. Extremely fine.
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Estimate: 300 CHF
Antioch. Philip II Caesar, 244-247. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 11.76 g 6), 244. ΜΑΡ ΙΟVΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΚΕCΑΡ Bare-headed and draped bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΟVCΙΑC Eagle standing facing, on palm branch, with spread wings, his head turned to left and holding wreath in his beak; in exergue, S C. McAlee 1006. Prieur 331. Very rare. Attractively toned and with a splendid portrait of the young prince. Reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Estimate: 450 CHF
Antioch. Philip II, 247-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 13.40 g 1), 248-249. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟVΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right, with the armor on both shoulders fully visible. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞΟVCΙΑC VΠΑ ΤΟ Δ Eagle standing left with open wings and with a wreath in his beak; below, ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C . McAlee 1054. Prieur 470. Very rare. A beautifully toned coin struck on a broad flan, and with a superb and well centered portrait. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
Antioch. Philip II, 247-249. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 12.09 g 7), 249. ΑVΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟVΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right; below bust, dot. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞΟVCΙΑC VΠΑ ΤΟ Δ Eagle standing right with open wings and with a wreath in his beak; below, ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C. McAlee 1063a. Prieur 490. A very attractive, toned example struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
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