obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
AKARNANIA. Anaktorion. Circa 320-280 BC. Drachm (Silver, 25 mm, 2.40 g, 5 h). Pegasos flying left; below [monogram of AN]. Rev. Diademed head of Aphrodite to left; behind, wreath; below, API. BCD -. BMC Corinth 70. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
AKARNANIA. Argos Amphilochikon. Circa 340-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 24.5 mm, 8.38 g, 6 h). A Pegasos flying to left. Rev. ΑΡΓΕΙ Helmeted head of Athena to left; behind, thunderbolt. BCD Akarnania 140. Calciati 40. A sharply struck example but with a couple of lamination flaws. Light scratch on reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
AKARNANIA. Argos Amphilochikon. Circa 340-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 8.12 g, 6 h). AP Pegasos flying to left. Rev. ΔI Helmeted head of Athena to left; behind, shield. Cf. BCD Akarnania 142.4 (A instead of AP). Calciati 16. Partially flatly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Unrecorded Argos Amphilochikon bronze
AKARNANIA. Argos Amphilochikon. 3rd century BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.51 g, 5 h). Bearded head of Ares to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. [ΑΡΓΕΙΩΝ] Hound at bay to right; below hintlegs, ΛΕ monogram; in the background to right, smaller hound at bay to left. Cf. HGC 4, 791. An unrecorded variety! Overstruck possibly on a Macedonian bronze, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
AKARNANIA. Herakleia. Circa 400-350 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.13 g, 6 h). Head of Acheloös facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. Δ-R-A Bow and bow-case. BCD Akarnania 172. SNG Copenhagen 325. Rare. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 470-450 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 7.86 g, 11 h). Pegasos flying to right; below, Λ. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing pearl necklace; all within very shallow incuse square. BCD Akarnania -. Calciati 13. HGC 4, 812. Well centered with all details clear. Some roughness and porosity, and reverse very slightly doubled, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.52 g, 6 h). Pegasus with straight wings flying to right; below, Λ. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, kerykeion; behind neck, Λ. BCD Akarnania 221. Calciati 93. Well centered and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.61 g, 3 h). Λ Pegasos with straight wings flying to right. Rev. Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, stylis and Λ. BCD Akarnania 262.1. Calciati 132. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
AKARNANIA. The Oiniadai. Circa 219-211 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.60 g, 4 h). Laureate head of Zeus right; star behind neck; monogram below. Rev. OINIAΔAN Head of river-god Achelӧos to right; behind, monogram of APK. BCD Akarnania 348. SNG Copenhagen 400. Black patina. Roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
AKARNANIA. Stratos. Circa 425-380 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.23 g, 11 h). Head of Acheloös facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. ΣTRA Head of the nymph Kallirhoë facing, wearing pearl necklace, turned slightly to the left; all within shallow incuse square. BCD Akarnania 355-6. HGC 4, 909. Toned. Porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
AKARNANIA, Federal Coinage (Akarnanian Confederacy). Circa 420 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.05 g, 11 h), Stratos. Horned and bearded head of the river god Achelöos to right. Rev. F in a shallow incuse square. BCD Akarnania 3.1. HGC 4, -. SNG Copenhagen 405. Fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
AKARNANIA, Federal Coinage (Akarnanian Confederacy). Circa 425-380 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.98 g, 3 h), Stratos. Horned and bearded head of the river god Acheloos to right. Rev. Large T (the denomination) within incuse square. BCD Akarnania 4. Lightly toned. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
AKARNANIA. Thyrrheion. Circa 320-280 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.48 g, 11 h). Θ Pegasos flying left. Rev. Θ - Υ Head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind head, pendant earring. BCD Akarnania 373. Calciati 13. Lightly toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 478-460. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.06 g, 6 h). ΦΟ Bull's head right. Rev. Forepart of boar right, within incuse square. BCD Lokris-Phokis 223. HGC 4, 1067. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 460-457 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.76 g, 12 h). Φ-Ο Bull’s head facing. Rev. Forepart of boar to right; all within incuse square. Cf. BCD Lokris-Phokis 229. HGC 4, 1070 . Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 457-446 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.94 g, 5 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. Φ-O-K-I Head of Artemis to right, her hair tied up in a krobylos, wearing necklace and pearl diadem. BCD Lokris-Phokis 232-5. HGC 4, 1037. Grainy surfaces, light scuff on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 457-446 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.73 g, 6 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. Φ-O-K-I Head of Artemis to right, her hair tied up in a krobylos, wearing necklace and pearl diadem. BCD Lokris-Phokis 232-5. HGC 4, 1037. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 478-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.88 g, 12 h). Φ - O Bull’s head facing. Rev. Forepart of boar to right; all within incuse square. BCD Lokris-Phokis 211-2. HGC 4, 1064. Well centered. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 357-354 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.56 g, 11 h), struck under Philomelos. Facing bull’s head. Rev. Φ - Ω Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, laurel branch. BCD Lokris 281.3 (same reverse die).HGC 4, 1046. Toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BOEOTIA. Federal Coinage. Circa 395-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.53 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. BO-I Kantharos; above, club; to right, bunch of grapes. BCD Boeotia 27. HGC 4, 1165. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BOEOTIA. Federal Coinage. Circa 395-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.57 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. BOI Kantharos; above, club; to right, bunch of grapes. BCD Boiotia 31. HGC 4, 1165. Toned and well centered. Flaw on shield, hairline flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
BOEOTIA. Federal Coinage. Circa 395-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.50 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. BO-IΩ Kantharos; above, club to right. BCD Boiotia 21-2. Rough porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 30 CHF
One of just a few known
BOEOTIA. Plataiai. Circa 387-372 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.48 g). Boiotian shield. Rev. ΠΛΑ Draped bust of Hera facing, head turned slightly to the right, wearing stephanos. BCD Boiotia 238 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 212 (same dies). Extremely rare with only a handful of specimens known! Well centered and quite attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BOEOTIA. Tanagra. Early to mid 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.97 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. T - A Forepart of horse to right; below, grape bunch on vine sideways, stem to right. BCD Boeotia 297. SNG Copenhagen 227. SNG Delepierre 1343. Well centered. Light porosity, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
BOEOTIA. Thespiai. Early-mid 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.65 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. Θ-E-Σ-ΠI Two vertical crescents back to back. BCD Boiotia 591. HGC 4, 1401. Edge chip, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 425-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.89 g). Boeotian shield . Rev. Θ-Ε Amphora with tall handles; to right, bunch of grapes; all within incuse square. BCD Boiotia 399. Obverse off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 425-375 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.61 g). Boeotian shield. Rev. ΘE-BH Kantharos; above, club to right. BCD Boiotia 408. HGC 4, 1348. SNG Copenhagen 290. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 425-375 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.31 g, 12 h). Boeotian shield. Rev. ΘE-BH Kantharos; above, club to right. BCD Boiotia 412. HGC 4, 1348. SNG Copenhagen 290. Surfaces lightly crystallized, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
BOEOTIA. Thebes. 395-339 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 11.98 g), struck under the magistrate Onas.., c. 379-368. Boeotian shield. Rev. ON - AΣ Amphora with tall handles . BCD Boiotia 520. Hepworth 79. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 333 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
BOEOTIA. Thebes. Circa 395-338 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 12.02 g), struck under the magistrate Theog..., c. 379-368. Boeotian shield. Rev. ΘΕ-ΟΓ Amphora with tall handles and a decorated upper half; above, caduceus left. BCD Boiotia 503. Hepworth 58. Well centered. Small cud on shield's rim, light cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Very rare with an A behind Histiaia's head
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 1.86 g, 12 h). Vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace; behind, A. Rev. IΣTIAIEΩN Nymph seated to right on stern of galley, holding stylis in her left hand and resting her right on the deck; on the side of the stern, wing. BCD Euboia 400 (same obverse die). Very rare with the A behind the head of the nymph. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.44 g, 3 h). Vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. IΣTIAIEΩN Nymph seated to right on stern of galley, holding stylis in her left hand and resting her right on the deck; on the side of the stern, wing; below, letter or monogram (?) and bipennis. Cf. BCD Euboia 391 (AP monogram and bipennis). Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.38 g, 7 h). Vine-wreathed head of nymph Histiaia to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. IΣTIAIEΩN Nymph seated to right on stern of galley, holding stylis in her left hand and resting her right on the deck; on the side of the stern, wing; below, A and bipennis. Cf. BCD Euboia 391 (AP monogram instead of A). Well struck and centered. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 17.20 g, 7 h), mid 440s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. Cf. Starr pl. 22, passim and Svoronos pl. 11,2. An attractive piece, well-struck and clear; a particularly elegant coin of great style. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 700 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.19 g, 9 h), mid 440s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. Cf. Starr pl. 22, passim and Svoronos pl. 11,2. Fine style. Flat area on obverse from strike, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.22 g, 3 h), 430s BC. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.22 g, 9 h), c. 420s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Fine style. Die fault on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.18 g, 5 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.21 g, 6 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.19 g, 7 h), c. 440s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. A full crest example. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
"Full crest"
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.21 g, 10 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. A well centered coin with a full-crested helmet. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.23 g, 10 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.22 g, 7 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.20 g, 5 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Well centered and clear. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.07 g, 9 h), c. 430s. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a palmette, round earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. SNG Copenhagen 31. Reverse slightly doubled, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Pseudo-autonomous issue, under Gallienus, 264-267 AD. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.34 g, 10 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘHNAIΩN Facing bucranion with fillets hanging from horns. Kroll 401. SNG Copenhagen 376. Rare. Pleasant green surfaces. Some rough spots and uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Antonine, c. 140s/150s-175. Drachm (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.76 g, 8 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. AΘH-N-AIΩN Athena advancing right, head turned back, holding extending right arm and holding shield on left. Kroll 256. Svoronos pl. 86,1-4. Brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Salamis. 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.09 g, 3 h). Head of Salamis to right, wearing stephane. Rev. ΣΑ/ΛΑ Shield of Ajax, on which sword in sheath with strap. HGC 4, 1781. Joy 403. Kroll 640. SNG Copenhagen 455. Brown patina. Corrosion and deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 470/65-445/40 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 11.88 g). T-back sea turtle; two bankers' marks on shell. Rev. Square incuse with large skew pattern; banker's mark. HGC 6, 435. Meadows Group IIIa. Graffito in obverse right field, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 550-500 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.34 g). Q Pegasos flying left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with swastika pattern. BCD Corinth 12. HGC 4, 1898. Fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.60 g, 1 h), Di... Ϙ Pegasos flying left with straight wings. Rev. Δ - Ι Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing pearl necklace and Corinthian helmet with leather neck guard; to right, behind head, Zeus seated to right, holding eagle in his left hand and brandishing thunderbolt in his left. BCD Corinth 131. Calciati 450. Ravel 1075. Light toning. Die flaw on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 350-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 2.67 g, 6 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying left. Rev. Wreathed head of Aphrodite to left, wearing earring and a pearl necklace; behind neck, Δ. BCD Corinth 149 var. (<Ι>Δ below chin<Ἴ>). HGC 4, 1866. Attractive head of Aphrodite with flowing hair. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 350-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 2.64 g, 6 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying left. Rev. Head of Aphrodite to left, her hair bound in wide band, wearing a triple-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; below chin, star; behind neck, monogram. BCD Corinth -. HGC 4, 1868. Lightly toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PHLIASIA. Phlious. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.32 g, 3 h). Grape bunch on vine. Rev. Φ. BCD Peloponnesos -. HGC 5, -. Naumann 84, 2019, 88. Unpublished and extremely rare. Pitted surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 431-400 BC. Stater (Silver, 24 mm, 12.15 g, 3 h). ΣΕ Chimaera moving to left on ground line, right paw raised slightly. Rev. Dove flying left with open wings; all within olive wreath tied on the right. HGC 5, 181. BCD Peloponnesos 186. Nice old toning and well struck. A few minor cleaning scratches and a die break on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 431-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.39 g, 11 h). Σ Lion standing left. Rev. Dove flying left, within olive-wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 207. HGC 5, 246. Rare. Porous, otherwise, nearly fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 330/20-280 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.78 g, 1 h). ΣI Chimaera, with right forepaw raised high, moving left. Rev. Dove flying to left; three pellets above tail. BCD Peloponnesos 284. HGC 5, 213. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 330/20-280 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 2.57 g, 1 h). ΣI Chimaera, with right forepaw raised high, moving left. Rev. Dove flying to left. BCD Peloponnesos 284. HGC 5, 213. Well centered and lightly toned. Grafitti (?. or ancient scratches) on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 360s-340s/330s. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.90 g, 10 h). Dove alighting left. Rev. Dove flying left. BCD Peloponnesos 240. HGC 5, 219. Nicely centered. Porous, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare and pedigreed
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Sikyon. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.49 g, 3 h). Zeus, nude, standing left, holding Nike in right hand and long scepter in left; to left, monogram of ΔA. Rev. AXAIΩN ΣIKYΩNIΩN Achaia seated left, holding wreath in right and long sceptre in left. BCD Peloponnesos 323. Clerk 20. Dark green patina. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
ELIS. Olympia. 103rd Olympiad, 368 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.58 g, 3 h). F-A Head of Hera to right wearing stephane inscribed HPA. Rev. Eagle with wings displayed standing left, head to right. BCD Olympia 116. HGC 5, 436. Toned. Small ding on cheek, slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Messene. Circa 175-168 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.12 g, 11 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Achaian League monogram; above, ΞΕ; to left, O; to right, P; below, M; all within laurel wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 722.6. Benner 25. Nice old collection toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
ARKADIA, Arkadian League. Circa 460-450 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.86 g, 11 h), Mantinea. Zeus Lykaios seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and with eagle flying left from his right. Rev. A-R-K-A Head of the nymph Kallisto to left, wearing a simple necklace and with her hair bound with a taenia; all with incuse square. Cf. BCD Peloponnesos (Mantinea) 1465. BMC 22 (same reverse die). SNG Berry 858 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 171 (same reverse die). SNG Cambridge 3845 (same dies). Williams IV, 2, 286 (O191/R186). Lightly toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
ARKADIA, Arkadian League. Circa 330-275 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.56 g, 9 h), Megalopolis. Laureate head of Zeus to left; to right . Rev. Pan seated to left on rock, raising right hand and holding lagobolon with his left; in right field, Δ; below, on rock, syrinx; in left field, APK (monogram of the Arkadian League). BCD Peloponnesos (Megalopolis) 1530. Dengate Period I, Issue 7, 25. HGC 5, 929. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Pallantion. Early 1st century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 2.23 g, 9 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Π-Α-Λ Achaean League monogram; below, monogram of EY and trident head; all within laurel wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 1593.2. Benner 4. Toned. very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Pallantion. Early 1st century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.22 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Π-Α-Λ Achaean League monogram; ; below, monogram of EY and trident head; all within laurel wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 1593.2. Benner 4. Toned. Rough deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ARGOLIS. Argos. Circa 480/70-440/30 BC. Triobol (Silver, 13 mm, 2.65 g, 12 h). Forepart of wolf at bay to left, with both legs parallel to the neck as if he were lying down; above to right, . Rev. Α within shallow incuse square containing two slightly deeper incuses above. BCD Peloponnesos 1025. HGC 5, 663. Toned. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ARGOLIS. Argos. Circa 330-270 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.95 g, 9 h). Wolf at bay to left; above, archaic heta. Rev. Laureate and crested Corinthian helmet to left between A and P. BCD Peloponnesos 1096. HGC 5, 673. Porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ARGOLIS. Argos. Circa 90-50 BC. Triobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.31 g, 3 h). Forepart of wolf at bay to left. Rev. Large A; below crossbar, eagle standing right on thunderbolt; in fields, I-E/P-Ω/NO-Σ in three lines. BCD Peloponnesos 1177-8. Well centered and nicely toned. Some striking weakness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ARGOLIS. Argos. Circa 90-50 BC. Triobol (Silver, 19 mm, 1.62 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Euthekles. Forepart of wolf at bay to right. Rev. E-Y/Θ-Y/ΚΛΕΟΣ Large A; below, owl standing to right, head facing. BCD Peloponnesos 1182. BMC -. Hunter 13. SNG Copenhagen -. Rare; one of the last triobols ever struck in Argos. Rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CYCLADES, Keos. Koressos. Circa 520-510 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.45 g). Cuttlefish. Rev. Incuse square. BMC 51. HGC 6, 574. Sheedy 4. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Polemo I, circa 14/3-10/9 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.99 g, 10 h), Pantikapaion(?). Winged head of Medusa to right; on head, uncertain c/m. Rev. Monogram of Polemo. HGC 7, 347. MacDonald 229. SNG Stancomb 961. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PONTOS. Uncertain, but possibly Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI, circa 130-100 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 10.34 g). Quiver to left; c/ms: trident in rectagular incuse and a Macedonian helmet within circular incuse. Rev. Star of eight rays; in field to right, bow. HGC 7, 311. SNG Black Sea 976. Strong countermarks. Porous brown surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.25 g, 12 h). Aegis. Rev. AMI-ΣOΥ Nike walking right, holding palm tied with fillet over left shoulder; in left and right fields, monograms. HGC 7, 242. SNG BM Black Sea 1183-4. Brown and tan patina. Adjustment marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.74 g, 12 h). Aegis. Rev. AMI-ΣOΥ Nike walking right, holding palm tied with fillet over left shoulder; in left and right fields, monograms. HGC 7, 242. SNG BM Black Sea 1177-91. Dark patina with some lighter areas on the obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.47 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΜΙΣΟΥ Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with his head turned back to right; in left field, monogram of ΔΡΙ; in upper right field, star. HGC 7, 245. SNG BM Black Sea 1226. Some striking weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.75 g, 1 h). Helmeted head of Ares right. Rev. AMI-ΣΟΥ Sword in sheath; in left field, star-in-crescent above, monogram below; to upper right, IB. HGC 7, 241. SNG BM Black Sea 1160. Dark brown and tan patina, and Mars with a lively expression, similar to that on Dimitri's face when he is presented with a bougatsa . Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 7.32 g, 12 h). Helmeted head of Ares right. Rev. AMI-ΣΟΥ Sword in sheath; in left field, star-in-crescent above, monogram below; to upper right, IB. HGC 7, 241. SNG BM Black Sea 1161. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PONTOS. Amisos. C. Papirius Carbo, procurator, 62-59 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.07 g, 12 h). AMI-ΣOY Helmeted bust of Athena to right, wearing aegis. Rev. EΠΙ ΓΑΙΟΥ / ΠΑΠΙΡΙΟΥ KAPBΩΝΟΣ / ΡΩΜΗ Roma seated left on shields, holding Nike in her right hand. HGC 7, 247. RG 45. SNG BM Black Sea 1234-5. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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PONTOS. Chabacta. Circa 100-85 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.81 g, 11 h). Aegis with facing gorgoneion. Rev. [C]ABA-KTΩ[N] Nike standing right, holding in left hand palm branch over far shoulder; to right, star-in-crescent and monogram. RG 3. SNG BM 1255. Green patina with light earthen highlights. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
PONTOS. Laodiceia. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 100-85 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h). Head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΟΔΙ-ΚΕΙΑΣ Filleted thyrsos; to right, monogram of MTE. HGC 7, 290. RG 3. Very rare, and rather attractive with a tan-gold patina . good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Kromna. Circa 340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.50 g, 11 h), Chian standard. Laureate head of Zeus to left, his hair partially rolled at the back of his head but with some locks falling down below the neck truncation on both sides of his head. Rev. ΚΡΩΜΝΑ Head of the City-goddess or, perhaps, Hera to left, wearing turreted stephane adorned with palmette and scrolls, triple pendant earring, necklace and drapery along the neck line; before, N; above, swastika to right. HGC 7, 369. Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1330 (N retrograde, K behind). Well-centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Kromna. Circa 340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.56 g, 11 h), Chian standard. Laureate head of Zeus to left, his hair partially rolled at the back of his head but with some locks falling down below the neck truncation on both sides of his head. Rev. ΚΡΩΜΝΑ Head of the City-goddess or, perhaps, Hera to left, wearing turreted stephane adorned with palmette and scrolls, triple pendant earring, necklace and drapery along the neck line; below chin, monogram of HP; above, tunny left. HGC 7, 369. Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1336 (O below chin). Porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 490-425 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 6.05 g). Head of a sea eagle to left; below, dolphin to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square composed of two raised and two sunken squares; within each of the sunken squares, a pellet. HGC 7, 384. SNG BM Black Sea 1359-63; SNG Copenhagen 272. Unusually well centered obverse. Traces of an uncertain countermark on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.02 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Agreos. Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair in a sakkos, wearing a triple pendant earring and a pearl necklace. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ Sea eagle with spread wings on dolphin swimming to left; above, ΑΓΡΕΩ. HGC 7, 399. RG 34. SNG BN 497. SNG BM Black Sea 1481-3. An attractive example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.02 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Krethe. Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a triple pendant earring and a pearl necklace; before her to left, aplustre. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ / ΚΡΗΘΕ Sea-eagle with spread wings standing on dolphin swimming to left. HGC 7, 391. SNG BM Black Sea 1474. SNG Stancomb 767. Boldly struck and well-centered. A few minor spots of porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 5.96 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Theoti... Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a triple pendant earring and a pearl necklace; before her to left, aplustre. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ / ΘΕΟΤ[Ι] Sea-eagle with spread wings standing on dolphin swimming to left. HGC 7, 391. SNG BM Black Sea -. SNG Stancomb -. Nicely centered and well-struck. Scratch on obverse, reverse porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.77 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Apollo... Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a triple pendant earring and a pearl necklace; before her to left, aplustre. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ / ΑΠΟΛΛ Sea-eagle with spread wings standing on dolphin swimming to left; between tail feathers and dolphin, Δ. HGC 7, 391. SNG BM Black Sea 1476. Deeply toned and of fine style. Light deposits and porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.64 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Apollo... Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a triple-pendant earring and a pearl necklace; before her to left, aplustre. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ / ΑΠΟΛ Sea-eagle with spread wings standing on dolphin swimming to left. HGC 7, 391. Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1476 (Δ between tail feathers and dolphin). Of remarkably good style. Porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 5.84 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Ikesio. Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a triple pendant earring and a pearl necklace; before her to left, aplustre. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ / ΙΚΕΣ[ΙΟ] Sea-eagle with spread wings standing on dolphin swimming to left. HGC 7, 391. SNG BM Black Sea -. SNG Stancomb -. Lightly toned. Minor graininess, two test cuts on edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Circa 330-300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 5.87 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Kreth... Head of the nymph Sinope to left, her hair bound in a sakkos and wearing a triple pendant earring and a pearl necklace; before her to left, aplustre. Rev. ΣΙΝΩ / ΚΡΗΘ Sea-eagle with spread wings standing on dolphin swimming to left. HGC 7, 391. SNG BM Black Sea 1474-5. SNG Stancomb 767. Τεστ ψθτ ον εδγε, ποροσιτυ ον ρεωερσε, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, circa 133-103 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.66 g, 12 h). Bull's head facing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Winged kerykeion. HGC 7, 441. SNG BM 1555-6. SNG von Aulock 150. Black patina with a few minor deposits. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
BITHYNIA. Herakleia Pontika. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 2.41 g, 3 h). Turreted head of Tyche to left. Rev. HPAK/ΛEIA Club. HGC 7, -. RG 65. SNG BM Black Sea -. Dark green patina. Cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 25 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. Circa 367/6-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 3.75 g), Rhodian standard. KAΛX Bull standing left on grain ear; to left, kerykeion and monogram of ΔA. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surfaces. HGC 7, 511. SNG BM Black Sea 104. Well centered and struck, lightly toned. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. Circa 367/6-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.76 g), Rhodian standard. KAΛX Bull standing left on grain ear; to left, kerykeion. Rev. Stippled quadripartite incuse square in mill-sail pattern. HGC 7, 511. SNG BM Black Sea 101-2. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. Circa 367/6-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 3.75 g), Rhodian standard. KAΛX Bull standing left on grain ear; to left, kerykeion and monogram of ΔA. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surfaces. HGC 7, 511. SNG BM Black Sea 104. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. Circa 367/6-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 3.76 g), Rhodian standard. KAΛX Bull standing left on grain ear; to left, kerykeion and monogram of ΔA. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surfaces. HGC 7, 511. SNG BM Black Sea 104. Reverse struck off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. Circa 367/6-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 3.79 g), Rhodian standard. KAΛX Bull standing left on grain ear; to left, kerykeion. Rev. Stippled quadripartite incuse square in mill-sail pattern. HGC 7, 511. SNG BM Black Sea 101-2. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kios. Circa 350-300 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.48 g), Athenodoros. ΚΙΑ Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΑΘΗΝΟ/ΔΩΡΟΣ Prow of galley to left; to right, ear of grain. BMC 4. RG 3. SNG Copenhagen 369. Toned. Old scratch and light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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