obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
Acquired in the 1730s!
Lot 106
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Julius Caesar, 44-43 BC. As (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.16 g, 6 h), under the duovirs, L. Aeficius Certus and C. Iulius. LAVS.IVLI. / COR Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L.CERTO.AEFICIO / C.IVLIO.IIVIR Bellerophon riding on Pegasos flying to right. Alföldi, Caesar in 44, pl. lii, Br 3 (this coin). Amandry I, 1a, D11/R28, a (this coin). CRI 614. RPC 1116. An attractive example, well-struck and evenly worn. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Lot 137
THRACE. Byzantium. Rhoemetalces I, c. 11 BC-AD 12. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.68 g, 12 h), with Augustus, c 10 BC. Monogram of ΒΑ ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛ Diademed head of Rhoemetalces to right. Rev. ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΑ and monogram of ΚΑΙΣΑΡ Bare head of Augustus to right. RPC 1775. Extremely rare. Toned. Some pitting, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 140
GAUL. Nemausus. Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. As (Copper, 24 mm, 13.38 g, 3 h), with Agrippa, 10-14. IMP / P - P / DIVI F Heads of Agrippa, on the left with rostral crown facing left, and Augustus, on the right, laureate and facing right. Rev. COL NEM Crocodile to right, chained to palm tree. RIC 160. RPC 525. A particularly attractive and well-struck example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 145
CILICIA. Olba. Tiberius, 14-37. Diassarion (?) (Bronze, 25 mm, 12.56 g, 10 h), Ajax son of Teukros toparch and archiereus, year 5 = 14/5 AD. ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY KAIΣAP Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. KENNATΩN KAI ΛAΛAΣΣEΩN / APXIEPEΩΣ / AIANTOΣ / TEYKPOY / TOΠAPXOY / EΠI ΔIOΔΩ / ET E around, above and below thunderbolt. RPC I 3731. SNG Levante 638. Staffieri, Olba 21. Brown patina. Some old scratches , otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 20 CHF
Lot 149
SPAIN. Turiaso. Tiberius, 14-37. As (Copper, 29 mm, 14.46 g, 10 h), L. Caecilius Aquin. & M. Gels Palud, duoviri. TI CAESAR AVG F IMP PONT M Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. L CAEC AQVIN M CEL PALVD II VIR / MVN TVR Bull standing right, head facing. Burgos 1948 RPC I 419 (same reverse die). Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 150
ZEUGITANA. Utica. Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.45 g, 2 h), Vibius Marsus, proconsul, Nero Caesar, quaestor, & A. M. Gemellus, praetor, 27-28. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII Bare head of Tiberius to left. Rev. C VIB MARSO PR COS NE CAE Q PR A M GEMELLVS F C /D D P P Livia seated right on stool, holding scepter and patera. MAA 115a. RPC I 732. Light brown patina. Flan fault on the obverse at 7h, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 151
SYRTICA. Oea. Tiberius, 14-37. Dupondius (Bronze, 31 mm, 14.99 g, 3 h), 22-29 AD. TI CAESAR AVGVSTVS Bare head of Tiberius to left; to left, eagle with spread wings holding palm branch in its beak to right; to right, laurel branch. Rev. WY'T in punic Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right with cithara to right; all within laurel wreath. RPC 832. SNG Copenhagen 31. Rare, and with a dark and glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 152
EGYPT. Alexandria. Tiberius, 14-37. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 12.84 g, 1 h), year 18 = 31/2 AD. TIBEPIOΣ KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ /LIH Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ Radiate head of Divus Augustus to left. Dattari 82. RPC 5092. Scarce year; well centered and toned. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 172
EGYPT. Alexandria. Claudius, with Messalina, 41-54. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 13.97 g, 12 h), Year 6 (ς) = 45/46. TI KΛAY I KAIΣ ΣEBA ΓEPMANI AYTOKP / Lς Laureate head of Claudius right. Rev. MEΣΣAΛINA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ Messalina standing left, leaning on column, holding two children and grain ears. Dattari 129. RPC I 5164. Toned and with an interesting reverse type. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 188
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, with Agrippina Junior, 54-68. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.29 g, 12 h), 58-60. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. AGRIPPINA AVGVSTA MATER AVGVSTI Draped bust of Agrippina to right. Cohen 1. RIC 607. RPC I 3632. Sydenham, Caesarea 73. Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 189
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.87 g, 1 h), 62/63. NEPΩN KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ETOVΣ AIP Θ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; pellet and palm frond to right. BMC 195. Prieur 85. RPC 4185. Well struck and toned. Some uncleaned deposits and pitting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 190
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Nero, with Divus Claudius, 54-68. Didrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 7.31 g, 1 h), 63-65. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMA Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. DIVOS CLAVD AVGVST GERMANIC PATER AVG Laureate head of Claudius to right. BMC corr. (obv. legend). 415 RIC I 620 corr. (obv. legend). RPC I 3647. Sydenham, Caesarea 68. Attractively toned; particularly huge flan for type. Struck from worn dies, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 234
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nerva, 96-98. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.82 g, 11 h), Year 1 = 96-97. KAIΣ ΣEB AYT NEPOVAΣ Laureate head right, wearing aegis. Rev. NEOY IEPOY A ETOYΣ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; to right, palm frond. McAlee 419. Prieur 149. RPC III 3476. Well centered and toned. Minor scratches and uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 235
EGYPT. Alexandria. Nerva, 96-98. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 13.13 g, 12 h), Year 1 = 96-97. AVT NEPOVAΣ KAIΣ ΣEB Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. L A Eagle standing right. Dattari 639. RPC 4113. Attractive dark patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 247
EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 25.20 g, 11 h), Year 11 = 107-108. AVT]TPAIAN C[E B ΓEPM ∆AKIK] Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. L IA Trajan, holding eagle-tipped scepter and branch, driving quadriga of elephants right. Dattari (Savio) 6930. RPC III 4223.1. Natural fine green patina with some brownish elements on the reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 250
EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 21.26 g, 1 h), Year 17 = 113-114. AVT TPAIAN CEB ΓEPM ΔAKIK Laureate bust of Trajan to right, with drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. LI Z Zeus seated left on throne with a back, holding Nike and sceptre; at his feet, eagle standing left. Dattari (Savio) 7176. RPC 4814.1. Sharp and with an attractive brown and green patina. Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 262
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24 mm, 13.00 g, 12 h), dated year 18 = 133/134. AYT KAIC TRAIAN AΔPIAANOC CEB Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. LI H Demeter standing facing, head turned to right, holding ears of corn and long torch. Dattari 1332. RPC III 5869. Rare date; well centered and toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 263
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 24.65 g, 12 h), dated year 18 = 133/134. AVT KAI C TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, seen from behind. Rev. L IH Laureate bust of Serapis right, wearing modius. Dattari 1820. RPC III 5900. Well centered with a pleasant green-brown patina. Minor marks and edge breaks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 264
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 24.38 g, 11 h), dated year 19 = 134/135. AYT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, seen from behind. Rev. L ENNEA K Δ Helmeted bust of Athena on table to right. Dattari 1626. RPC III 5965. Chocolate patina with some green highlights. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 277
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 25.71 g), year 10 = 146/147. AVT K T AIΛ AΔP ANTΩNEINOC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus to right. Rev. L ΔEKATOY Zeus, holding patera and scepter, reclining left on eagle standing facing, with sp, head turned to left and a serpent in its talons. Dattari (Savio) 2933. Köln 1560. RPC IV online 13589. Fine red-brown patina, sharply struck and with a very detailed reverse. Some deposits on the reverse and usual flan cracks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 281
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35 mm, 21.56 g, 12 h), Dated 17 = 153/154. AVT K T AIΛ A∆P ANTωNINOC C EB EVC Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to left . Rev. LI Z Sarapis-Agathodaemon erect right on ground line, flanked by two grain ears. Dattari (Savio) 8688. RPC IV online 15365. Light green patina. Some roughness on the obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 283
GALATIA. Ancyra. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 34 mm, 23.68 g, 7 h). ΑVΤΟΚ ΚΑΙС ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΩ СƐΒΑСT Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. Η ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙϹ ΤΗϹ ΓΑΛΑΤΙΑϹ ΑΝΚYΡΑ Asclepius standing, facing, head turned to left, holding patera and serpent-staff. Imhoof-Bloomer KM 496, 4. RPC IV online, 10016 (same dies). Very rare. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 284
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.52 g, 11 h). ΑVΤΟ ΚΑΙС ΤΙΤ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝEΙΝΟС СEΒΑ EVСEΒΗС Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. S C / Δ within laurel wreath. BMC 309. McAlee 557b. RPC IV online 7001. Rare. With a dark green patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 294
EGYPT. Alexandria. Marcus Aurelius, As Caesar, 139-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 24.93 g, 12 h), year 14 = 150/151. Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙС ΚΑΙСΑΡ Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. LI Δ Griffin seated to right with left forepaw on wheel. Dattari (Salvio) 3224. RPC IV Online 13719. Fine brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 314
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Lucius Verus, 161-169. (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.06 g, 9 h). IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. C L I COR Lion seated right, on thin base. BCD -. Mabbott 885. RPC IV online 10105. Very rare, perhaps the third example known. Rough surfaces. Fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 353
THRACE. Perinthus. Caracalla, 198-217. Hexassarion (Bronze, 35 mm, 23.92 g, 6 h). AYT K M AYP CEOYHP ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΠEPINΘIΩN NEΩKOPΩN Apollo and Artemis in biga galloping to right. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. With a particularly attractive and bold portrait of Greek style. Partially uncleaned, traces of corrosion and some edge bangs, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Lot 354
THRACE. Perinthus. Caracalla and Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hexassarion (Bronze, 34 mm, 16.84 g, 7 h), struck under Septimius Severus in honor of the Actian, Pythian and Philadelphian Games. AV K M AV ANTΩNEINOC KAI Π CEΠ ΓETAC KAI Draped busts of Caracalla, laureate on the left facing right, and Geta, bare-headed on the right facing left. Rev. AKTIA ΠYΘIA ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEIA ΠEPINΘIΩN NEΩKOPΩN Agonistic table bearing two palms and two prize crowns with a prize purse between them; below the table, an amphora and five balls. BMC 46. CNG MBS 60, 1216 (same dies?). Schönert-Geiss 639. Rare. Corroded and partially uncleaned, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 359
CORCYRA. Corcyra. Geta, 209-211. Diassarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.00 g, 2 h). AK ΠO CE ΓETAC CE Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right, seen from behind. Rev. KOPKYPAIΩN Ares standing right, his left foot set on rock, holding spear and sword. BMC 699. Very rare. With a sensitive portrait of Geta and a dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 364
PHOENICIA. Berytus. Diadumenian Caesar, 217-218. Sestertius (Bronze, 29 mm, 21.00 g, 10 h), struck under Macrinus. M OP DIADVMENIANVS CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. COL IVL AVG FEL BER Tetrastyle temple of Astarte; including figures in the temple, in the pediment, on the roof and on either side of the steps. BMC 169 this obverse die. With an impressive portrait, a busy reverse scene and an attractive brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 401
MYSIA. Hadrianaea. Tranquillina, Augusta, 241-244. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 19.08 g, 5 h), wife of Gordian III. ΦOYP CAB TPANKYΛEINA Draped bust of Tranquillina to right; on chest, oval counter-mark with CΑΡ Δ (= 4 assaria). Rev. EΠI K ΦAN ΘEMICΩNOC AP / AΔRIANEΩN On the left, Hygeia standing right; on the right, Asklepios facing, his head turned to left. RPC VII 78 (very possibly 2, ex Waldeck). Rare. Brown patina. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 414
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Oktassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 17.25 g, 1 h). AYTOK K Γ OYIB TPEB ΓΑΛΛOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. ANTIOXEΩN MHTPO KOΛΩN /ΔE / S C Tyche of Antioch seated facing with river god Orontes swimming left below; all within tetrastyle portable shrine surmounted by ram leaping right; on bottom of shrine, carrying poles. BMC 653. McAlee 1181. RPC IX 1851. Clear and with a sandy brown-green patina. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 419
BITHYNIA. Claudiopolis (as Bithynium). Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.52 g, 7 h). ΠOY ΛIK ΓAΛΛHNOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. BIΘYNIEΩN AΔPIANΩN Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter. BMC 20. RG 71. SNG von Aulock 343. Green-brown patina. Flan a little tight, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 420
PISIDIA. Etenna. Salonina, Augusta, 254-268. (Bronze, 30 mm, 19.39 g, 12 h), 10 Assaria, wife of Gallienus. KOPNHΛIA CAΛΩNINA CEBA / IA Draped bust of Salonina to right, wearing stephane. Rev. ETTENEΩN To left, Nymph advancing right, head left, holding coiled serpent; to right, male figure standing facing, placing hand on head; at his feet to left, ram standing left. KM II 371. SNG Paris 1561-1562 (same dies). SNG von Aulock 679-680. Rare; dark brown-green patina. Rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 421
EGYPT. Alexandria. Salonina, Augusta, 254-268. Tetradrachm (Potin, 21 mm, 9.50 g, 10 h), wife of Gallienus, year 15 = 267-268. KOPNHΛIA CAΛΩNEINA CEB Draped bust of Salonina to right, wearing diadem. Rev. L I E Draped bust of Isis left, wearing crown of solar disk and plumes; palm frond to left. BMC 2269. Köln 2987. Rare date; well centered example with fine dark brown patina and a most attractive depiction of Isis. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 423
EGYPT. Alexandria. Quietus, Usurper, 260-261. Tetradrachm (Potin, 21 mm, 12.01 g, 11 h), year 1 = 260-261. A K T Φ IOYN KOYHTOC E CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Quietus to right. Rev. L A Eagle standing left, wings open, with wreath in its beak. Dattari (Savio) 5382. Emmett 3788. Köln 3013. Rare. Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 424
EGYPT. Alexandria. Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270. Tetradrachm (Potin, 21 mm, 8.14 g, 12 h), year 1 = 268-269. AYT K KΛAYΔIOC CEB Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Claudius Gothicus to right. Rev. L A Eagle standing right, head left, holding wreath in beak. Dattari 5414. Köln 3015. Glossy deep brown surfaces; a particularly pleasant example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 426
EGYPT. Alexandria. Aurelian, with Vabalathus, 270-275. Tetradrachm (Potin, 20 mm, 9.49 g, 11 h), year 2 of Aurelian and 5 of Vabalathus = 271-272. A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CEB / L B Laureate, draped bust of Aurelian to right. Rev. OVABAΛΛAΘOC AΘHN Y A Σ P / LE Laureate draped bust of Vabalathus to right. Dattari (Savio) 5424. Emmett 3914. Köln 5058. Toned. Reverse inscription weakly struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 444
4th Century. (Bronze, 62.00 g). Lot of 16 4th Century Bronzes: Constantius II (5); Magnentius (2); Decentius; Julian II (2); Jovian; Procopius; Valentinian I; Valens; Gratian; Aelia Flaccilla. Good fine or better (16).
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 660
MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Mestum. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 15.29 g, 2 h). AVT K M AVRH ANTΩNEINOC Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. OVΛΠ NIKOΠΟΛΕΩC ΠPOC ME-CTΩ Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding cantharos and long spear; to left panther. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -, but cf. 812 for a coin with similar reverse from Augusta Traiana. Komnick 13 (V3/R13). Very rare; most attractive deep green glossy patina. Minor cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 661
THRACE. Philippopolis. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 28 mm, 14.44 g, 7 h), 211-217. AYT K M AYPH ANTWNINOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to left, holding spear and shield decorated with a gorgoneion. Rev. MHTPO ΦIΛIΠΠOΠO/ΛEΩC Herakles reclining left, holding cup and club, on lion walking right. Varbanov 1512 (same dies). Extremely rare. Interesting type with a particularly attractive and untouched glossy green patina. Some uncleaned deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 662
THRACE. Topirus. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.48 g, 6 h). AVT KAI T AIΛ AΔΡIANOC ANTΩNINOC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. EΠI IOY KOMOΔOY TOΠEIΡITΩN Herakles seated left on rock. BMC 4 var (club). SNG Copenhagen 806 var (club). Rare and possibly unpublished variety. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 663
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Divus Augustus, Died AD 14. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.31 g, 1 h), Struck under Tiberius 14-37. ΘEOΣ KAΙΣAP ΣEBΑΣTOΣ Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AMΦΙΠOΛITΩN Artemis Tauropolos on bull advancing to right, holding billowing sail over head. RPC I 1635. Varbanov 3110. Fine dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 665
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.26 g, 12 h). AY K MA CE ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Alexander Severus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Tyche seated left on a throne with a back, holding patera; fish in exergue to left. SNG ANS 203-205. Pleasant brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 666
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 28 mm, 18.09 g, 3 h). TIBEPIOΣ KΛAYΔIOΣ KAIΣAP ΓEPMANIKOΣ Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN around winged thunderbolt. RPC 1610. Varbanov 3008. Rare. Tiber patina. Some cleaning marks and uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 667
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.48 g). TI KΛΑYΔΙΟC KAICAP Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ around macedonian shield. RPC I 1612. SNG Copenhagen 1334. Dark tone, nice details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 668
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.13 g). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ Laureate head of Vespasian to left. Rev. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ around decorated Macedonian shield. AMNG III 250. RPC II 334. Rare. Well struck and centered. Some rough areas on obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 77 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 669
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.27 g, 7 h), Beroea. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with hair drawn backwards as if flowing in the wind. Rev. ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ ΟΜΟΝΟΙ-Α Macedonia seated on throne with a back holding Kabeiros with her extended right hand. AMNG III 333 var. (this reverse type but helmeted head on obverse). Rare variation, unpublished in Gaebler. Well stuck, clear example with a fine green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Lot 670
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp. Severus Alexander, 222-235 . (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.80 g, 1 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ NEΩ Alexander III standing facing, head right, holding reversed spear and parazonium. AMNG III 359. Rare. Glossy dark patina with fine details. Early example of the series. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 671
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. (Bronze, 26 mm, 11.96 g, 10 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔPOY Head of Alexander the Great to right wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN NEΩ Alexander on horseback to right, spearing fallen enemy; below horse, shield lying on ground. AMNG 418. SNG Copenhagen 1363. With a most attractive dark brown glossy patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unrecorded die combination
Lot 672
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. (Bronze, 26 mm, 13.20 g, 7 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔ-POY Helmeted head of Alexander the Great to right. The helm is decorated with four standing figures. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN NEΩ Rider on horseback right, raising right hand in salute. AMNG -. Cf. 446 (same obverse die) and 407 (same reverse die). Very rare and with a most unusual decoration on the helmet. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 673
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.95 g, 7 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔPOC Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN B N Two prize urns, containing palm frond, set upon agonistic table with decorated legs; urn set on ground under table. AMNG 461. Well centered example with a most unusual and for the series rare obverse inscription. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Lot 674
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 26 mm, 15.24 g, 1 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔPOY Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with hair drawn backwards as if flowing in the wind. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN B NE Two prize urns, containing palm frond, set upon agonistic table with decorated legs. AMNG 509. Pleasant dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 675
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔPOY Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN ΔIC NEΩKOP Zeus seated left, holding Nike and long scepter. AMNG 526. Very rare variety, well struck with a fine dark green patina. Reverse struck off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 676
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 26 mm, 11.70 g, 7 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔPOY Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN B NE Athena seated left, holding Nike to right and spear; shield behind. AMNG 536. Well struck, nicely patinated. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Lot 677
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.53 g, 6 h), Beroea. AΛE-ΞANΔPOY Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN ΔIC NEΩ Athena seated left, holding Nike to right and spear; shield behind. AMNG 542. A well preserved example with an amazing portrait of Alexander the Great. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A very rare half unit
Lot 678
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.71 g, 10 h), Beroea. AΛEΞANΔPOY Head of Alexander the Great to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with griffin on the bowl. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN B NE around the weapons of Herakles, bow, club and gorytos with arrows; above, star. AMNG 823. Very rare denomination. Well struck, clear example with an attractive green patina. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 679
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.44 g, 2 h), Beroea, year 275 = 244. AΛEΞANΔPOY Cuirassed bust of Alexander the Great to right, holding shield, his breastplate decorated with gorgoneion. Rev. K-OINON MAKEΔONΩN B NEΩ / EOC Lion advancing right; above, club to left. AMNG 839. Very rare; green-brown patina and with a powerful bust of Alexander. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 680
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 26 mm, 14.09 g, 2 h), Beroea, year 275 = 244. AΛEΞANΔPOY Head of Alexander the Great to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with griffin on the bowl. Rev. K-OINON MAKEΔONΩN B NEΩK Lion advancing right; above, club to left; between them, EOC (date). AMNG 852. Thick dark green patina. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 681
MACEDON. Koinon of Macedon. Pseudo-autonomous issue, temp Gordian III, AD 238-244. (Bronze, 26 mm, 13.57 g, 2 h), Beroea, year 275 = 244. AΛEΞANΔPOY Head of Alexander the Great to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with griffin on the bowl. Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN B NEΩKOP Alexander the Great on horseback to right brandishing spear; below, EOC (date). AMNG 850. Dark green-brown patina, excellent style. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 682
MACEDON. Pella. Marc Antony, 42 BC. (Bronze, 28 mm, 25.15 g, 8 h). ΠΕΛΛAIΩN Nike to left, holding wreath in raised right hand and palm on shoulder. Rev. ΠΕΛΛΗΣ Nike to left, holding wreath in raised right hand and palm on shoulder. RPC I 1545. SNG ANS 621. Very rare; struck on a thick and heavy flan. Obverse weakly struck as usual due to the flan thickness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 683
MACEDON. Pella. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.12 g, 12 h). IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL IVL AVG PELLA Tyche seated left, drawing drapery from shoulder. SNG ANS 633. Green patina. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 684
MACEDON. Pella. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.11 g, 6 h). IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL IVL AVS PELLA Pan seated left with his right arm over head and his left elbow resting on his syrinx. SNG ANS 639. Light green patina; with a fine portrait of the emperor and an elegant reverse die. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 685
MACEDON. Pella. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.55 g, 12 h). IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS AVG Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. COL IVL AVG PELLA Tyche seated left on throne. Varbanov 3750 var. (throne type). Well struck and nicely patinated example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 686
MACEDON. Philippi. Augustus, 27 BC -14 AD. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.89 g, 5 h). AVG Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. Two founders driving yoke of oxen right, plowing pomerium. RPC 1656. SNG Copenhagen 282. Impressive dark green glossy patina, well centered with unusually fine details for type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 687
MACEDON. Stobi. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.41 g, 12 h). IM C M AV ANTONINVS Laureate and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to left. Rev. MVNIC STOBENS Hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying off struggling Persephone; below to right, grape bunch on vine. AMNG III -. SNG ANS -. Vardanov -. Extremely rare example, apparently unpublished but the one in CNG elAuction 320, 284. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 688
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Mark Antony & Octavian, 37 BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 18.98 g, 6 h). ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΩΝ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΑΣ Diademed and draped bust of Eleutheria to right; E behind nack. Rev. M ANT AYT Γ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΤ Nike advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch with her left. RPC I 1551. SNG Copenhagen 374. Dark brown glossy patina; fine details for type. Reverse struck off centre. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 690
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 24 mm, 11.52 g, 6 h). AVT K MAP ANT ΓOPΔIANOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΘECCAΛONEIKEΩN NEΩKO Tripod surmounted by agonistic urn; ΠYΘΙΑ across the fields. SNG ANS 883 var. (reverse inscription). Varbanov 4618 var. Most pleasant brown-green patina, well struck with fine details for type. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 691
MACEDON. Thessalonica. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.51 g, 1 h). AV K M ANTΩNIOC ΓOPΔIANOC Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΘECCAΛONIKEΩN NEΩK / ΠYΘIA Nike standing left, holding laurel and palm branch; at feet to left, urn with palm branch and five balls. Varbanov 4549 var. (reverse inscription). Attractive brown-green patina, fine details. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 692
THESSALY. Koinon of Thessaly. Nero, 54-68. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.79 g, 1 h), Aristion, strategos. NEPΩN ΘEΣΣAΛΩN Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. APIΣTIΩNOΣ ΣTPATHΓO/Y Apollo Kitharodos standing right, playing kithara. BCD Thessaly 931.1 var. (reverse legend). RPC 1439. Attractive dark patina. Flan fault at 12h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 695
ACHAEA. Patrae. Domitian, 81-96. Assarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.91 g, 4 h). IMP CAES DOM AVG GERM P [M TR P V Laureate head of Domitian right. Rev. COL A A PATTR X XII Aquila between two signa. BCD Peloponnesos 551.1. RPC 222. Dark green patina. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 696
LACONIA. Lacedaemon (Sparta). Hadrian, 117-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.65 g, 4 h). [AYT KAI TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄB] Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΛΑΚΕΔΑΙ/ΜΟΝΙΩΝ The Dioscouri on horseback charging to right. BCD Peloponnesos 937. RPC III 335. Green brown patina. Flan fault on obvesre edge, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 697
CYCLADES, Naxos. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.64 g, 6 h). IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEB Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. NAΞIΩN The Three Graces standing facing. BMC 22. Very rare; very fine details for type. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 698
IONIA. Ephesus. Valerian I, 253-260. (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h). AYT K ΠO ΛIK BAΛEΡIANOC Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. EΦECIΩN TYXH Turreted Tyche of Ephesos, standing facing, head turned left, holding cornucopia and spending from patera over lighted altar. SNG von Aulock 1927. Fine green-brown patina, sharp details. Some cleaning marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 699
COMMAGENE. Samosata. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.62 g, 6 h), year 60 = 132-133. AΔΡIANOC CEBA ETΞ Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΦΛΑ СΑΜΟ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΜ in four lines within wreath. Butcher 12. RPC 3417. A particularly well struck example, possibly the best available, well centered and nicely patinated. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
With an unparalleled portrait for a Roman Provincial coin
Lot 700
EASTERN CILICIA OR NORTHERN SYRIA. Uncertain Caesarea. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 23 mm, 8.86 g, 12 h), year 5 of Claudius = 46. ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟC ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟC KAICAP Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. KAIC /APEΩΝ ETOYC E Tyche, veiled, with towered headdress seated right on rock, holding ears of corn; below, forepart of a river-god swimming right. BMC 4 (Anazarbos in Cilicia). De Saulcy 1 (Caesarea Panias in Judaea). RPC I 4086. Sydenham 59 (Caesarea in Capadocia). With a most impressive bold and artistic portrait of Claudius. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 701
LOT OF 7 ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS. (Bronze, 59.78 g). 1. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Elagabalus.
2. Thrace, Pautalia. Marcus Aurelius. 3. Macedon, Amphipolis. Claudius. 4. Ionia, Smyrna. Pseudo-autonomous, temp. Septimius Severus. 5. Phrygia, Kolossai. Crispina. 6. Phrygia, Apamea. Vespasian. 7. Pisidia. Palaiopolis. Antoninus Pius. All with attractive patinas. Good very fine or better (7).
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
1
Loading...