obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
Lot 199
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 17.21 g, 8 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Cf. Svoronos pl. 17, 4. Nicely toned and attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 200
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22.5 mm, 17.21 g, 8 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Cf. Svoronos pl. 17, 4. Nicely toned and attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 201
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.17 g, 8 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. HGC 4, 1597. Kroll 8. Cf. Svoronos pl. 17, 4. Nicely toned and attractive. Minor die fault on Athena's cheek, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
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Lot 202
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-404 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 4.09 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with olive leaves and an upwardly turned palmette. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right with head facing; to left, olive spray; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1631. Kroll 10. Well centered and Athena with a full crest. Very fine.
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Lot 203
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.34 g, 7 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘE Owl standing to right, head facing the viewer; to left, olive sprig and crescent moon; all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1681. Kroll 14. SNG Copenhagen 59-61. Full crest. A few deposits, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 204
UNCERTAIN EAST. Copying Athens. 5th-4th centuries BC. (Lead, 26x21 mm, 22.83 g). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with olive leaves and an upwardly turned palmette. Rev. Plain. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 31 for the obverse. Apparently struck and very probably from a die taken from a genuine Athenian tetradrachm or engraved by a highly competent engraver. An extraordinary and very rare object!. Very fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
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Lot 205
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31.5 mm, 16.63 g, 12 h), c. 165-149/8. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing facing on amphora; to left and right, monogram; below, in field to left, grain ear; around, olive wreath. Svoronos pl. 34, 6-10. Thompson 51. Clear and well-centered. Once cleaned, with traces of corrosion and with a slightly double-struck reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
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Lot 206
ATTICA. Athens. 165-142 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.33 g, 12 h), New Style, Ktesi... and Euma... Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. Α-ΘΕ / KTH/ΣI / EY/MA Owl standing facing on amphora; to right, Nike flying right, holding wreath; on amphora, Β (= 2nd month); below amphora EY (= contractor’s initials); all within olive wreath. Svoronos pl. 42. Thompson 266. Toned. Slightly double struck on both sides, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 207
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 15.87 g, 12 h), New Style coinage, struck under the magistrates Epigene..., Sosandros, and Metrodi.., 125/4. Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos right, wearing triple-crested helemt the bowl of which is ornamented with Pegasos flying right. Rev. Α-Θ[Ε] /ΜΗ/ΤΡΟ/ΔΙ -ΕΠ[Ι]/ΓΕΝ /ΣΩΣ[ΑΝ]/ΔΡΟ[Σ] Owl standing right, head facing, on overturned amphora; magistrates’ names in fields; to left, eagle standing right on thunderbolt; H on amphora, ΠΡΩ in exergue; all within laurel wreath. HGC 4, 1602. Thompson 452b (same reverse die). Good centering and light toning. Lamination flaw and cleaning scratches on obverse, obverse field before face lightly smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 208
ATTICA. Athens. 135/4 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.84 g, 11 h), New Style, Mened..., Epigeno... and Alexa.... Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos. Rev. ΑΘΕ / ΜΕ-ΝΕΔ / ΕΠΙ/ΓΕΝΟ / AΛEΞA Owl standing facing on amphora; to left, Asklepios standing to left; on amphora, K (= 11th month); below amphora, HP (= contractor’s initials). Thompson 354c (same obverse die, and the same reverse die as 355b). Bright and clear; fine style. About extremely fine.
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Lot 209
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 550-530/25 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 11.89 g, 10 h). Sea turtle with thin collar. Rev. Deep incuse square with "proto-Union Jack" device. HGC 6, 424. Meadows, Aegina, Group Ib. From the earliest series. Deeply toned and well centered. Die-break on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 210
ISLANDS OFF ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 445/4-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 11.73 g). Land tortoise with segmented shell. Rev. Incuse square with a skew pattern. HGC 6, 437. Meadows Group IIIb. Old toning. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 211
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 500-450 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 8.35 g, 6 h), c. 500-480 BC. Q Pegasos with curled wing flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Aphrodite to right within incuse square. BCD Corinth 21. Calciati 62. Lightly toned and well centered. Some roughness and a few light scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 212
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.58 g, 6 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to left; below chin, Γ; behind, dove flying left within wreath. BCD Corinth 110. Calciati 419. Well centered and struck, lightly toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 213
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.60 g, 8 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to left; below chin, I; behind, Nike flying left, holding fillet in both hands. BCD Corinth 111. Calciati 420. Well centered and lightly toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
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Lot 214
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 8.55 g, 5 h). Ϙ Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to left; below chin, I; behind, Nike flying left, holding fillet in both hands. BCD Corinth 111. Calciati 420. Bold strike. Good very fine.
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Lot 215
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.56 g, 5 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to left, bowl of helmet decorated with a laurel wreath; flanking neck truncation, A-P; behind, cornucopiae with two stalks of grain. BCD Corinth 103. Calciati 430. Lightly toned and quite nice. Good very fine.
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Lot 216
CORINTHIA. Corinth. Circa 375-300 BC. Stater (Silver, 20.5 mm, 8.58 g, 11 h). Q Pegasos flying to left. Rev. Helmeted head of Athena to left, bowl of helmet decorated with a laurel wreath; flanking neck truncation, A-P; behind, cornucopiae with two stalks of grain. BCD Corinth 103. Calciati 430. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
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Lot 217
SIKYONIA. Sikyon. Circa 330/20-280 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.83 g, 9 h). Chimaera, with right forepaw raised high, moving left; below, ΣE. Rev. Dove flying to left; I before neck. BCD Peloponnesos 288.1. HGC 5, 213. Toned and slightly lustrous. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
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Lot 218
ARKADIA, Achaian League. Tegea. Early 1st century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.36 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Achaian League monogram; to left, Τ; to right, Ε; the whole within laurel wreath tied below. Benner 4. BCD Peloponnesos 1744. HGC 5, 1075. Toned. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 219
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Messene. Circa 175-168 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15.5 mm, 2.47 g, 4 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.
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A rare tetrachalcon from Megalopolis
Lot 220
ACHAIA, Achaian League. Megalopolis. Circa 160-146 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.53 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrates, Pantisthenes and Agis. AΓAIOΣ Zeus, nude, standing left, holding Nike in right hand and long sceptre in left. Rev. AXAIΩN MEΓAΛOΠOΛITΩN /AΓI /ΠANTI Achaia seated left, holding wreath in right and long sceptre in left. BCD Peloponnesos -. Warren - (cf. 417-442). Not only is this undoubtedly the best known tetrachalcon of Megalopolis, it is also one of the best known of all Achaian League tetrachalca. Rough, sandy-green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 221
ELIS. Olympia. Circa 450-440 BC. Stater (Silver, 25 mm, 11.97 g). Eagle flying right with wings above and below his body, grasping hare by the belly and tearing at him with his beak. Rev. Ϝ - Α Nike striding to left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand and the hem of her chiton in her left. BCD Olympia -. Seltman, Temple -, ( but AK/απ, a die combination unlisted in Seltman and in SNG Delepierre). Very rare, attractively toned and well-centered. Struck from the usual worn dies, with some slightly rough areas and with two countermarks on the obverse, both in circular indents, one with a star (?) within a wreath and the other with a scorpion (?) , otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 222
ARKADIA, Arkadian League. Circa 330-275 BC. Obol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.89 g, 9 h), Megalopolis. Horned head of Pan to left; behind neck, I. Rev. Large APK monogram; I to left, syrinx below. BCD Peloponnesos (Megalopolis) 1524-1525. HGC 5, 930. Attractive dark toning. Very fine.
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Lot 223
ARKADIA. Megalopolis. Circa 100-80 BC. Triobol (Silver, 17.5 mm, 2.45 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. MEΓ Pan seated to left on rock, raising his right hand and holding lagobolon with his left; above his knees, eagle with spread wings standing to left; in left field, monogram. BCD Peloponnesos 1557 (same obv. die). Dengate 8. Well centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 224
ARKADIA. Tegea. Circa 423-400 BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6 mm, 0.15 g, 1 h). Helmeted head of Athena Alea to left. Rev. T within incuse square. BCD Peloponnesos 1721 var. (incuse square); HGC 5, 1054 var. (same). Toned. Near. BCD Peloponnesos 1721. HGC 5, 1054. Well centered displaying a full crest. Deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 225
PONTOS. Uncertain, but possibly Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI, Circa 130-100 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 10.52 g, 3 h). Quiver to left; c/ms: Trident in rectagular incuse and a Macedonian helmet within circular incuse. Rev. Star of eight rays; in field, bow. HGC 7, 311. SNG Black Sea 976. Strong countermarks. Very fine.
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Lot 226
PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 9.06 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΜΙΣΟΥ Cista mystic with a panther skin and a thyrsos; in field to left, monogram. HGC 7, 243. Malloy 26b. RG 24. SNG BN 1231. Well struck and problem-free. About extremely fine.
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Lot 227
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. Scratch, otherwise, very fine.
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Rare Paphlagonian issue of Datames
Lot 228
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Datames, circa 370-360 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.74 g, 10 h). Female head to right, with her hair bound in a sakes and wearing a pendant earring. Rev. ΔΑΤA Fish right. HGC 7, 430. SNG BM Black Sea 1447A. Very rare. Darkly toned and well centered. Minor surface roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 229
KINGS OF PAPHLAGONIA. Pylaimenes II/III Euergetes, Circa 133-103 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.16 g, 12 h). Bull’s head facing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΠYΛΑΙΜΕΝΟ[Υ Ε]ΥΕΡΓΕΤ[ΟΥ] Winged kerykeion. SNG BM Black Sea 1555-6. SNG Kipke 733-4. SNG von Aulock 150. Dark brown surfaces. Rough, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 230
BITHYNIA. Kios. Circa 345-315 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.14 g, 2 h), struvk under the magistrate Athenodoros. ΚΙΑ Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Α-ΘΗΝΟ/ΔΩΡΟΣ Prow of galley to left; to right, ear of grain. Cf. HGC 7, 554 (magistrate not listed. Cf. SNG Ashmolean 369 (magistrate). Porous, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 231
BITHYNIA. Nikomedia. C. Papirius Carbo, procurator, 62-59 BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.78 g, 11 h), Year 224 (ΔKΣ) = 59 BC. NIKOMHΔEΩ[N] Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. EΠI ΓA[IOΥ] ΠAΠIΡIO[Υ] KAΡBΩ[NOΣ] / [PΩMH] / ΔKΣ Roma seated left on pile of shields, holding Nike in outstretched right hand, spear in left; in inner left field, monogram. SNG Copenhagen 545. RG 2. SNG von Aulock 736. Stumpf 120. Reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 232
BITHYNIA. Nikomedia. C. Papirius Carbo, procurator, 62-59 BC. (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.26 g, 12 h), year 222 ([B]KΣ) = 61-60 BC. [B]IΘYNIEΩN Laureate head of Apollo to right; to right, monogram. Rev. EΠI ΓAIOY / ΠAΠIPIO[Y] / KAPBΩN[OΣ] Filleted thyrsos. Cf. RG 8 (date and monogram). SNG Copenhagen 467. Stumpf 102 corr. (Dionysos). Weiser, Nikaia 1-3. Good detail; reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 233
KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias II Cynegos, 182-149 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.36 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of Dionysos right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡΟYΣIOY The centaur Cheiron standing right, playing kithara. HGC 7, 629. RG 26. SNG Copenhagen 640. Attractive green patina with scattered earthen deposits; well centered and sharply struck. some light chipping on the patina on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 234
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.61 g). Head of tunny to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze I 3. SNG BN 359. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 235
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Hemihekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.64 g). Forepart of lion left, devouring prey; to right, tunny fish upwards. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Greenwell 109. SNG BN 181. Von Fritze I 41. Scrape on reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
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Lot 236
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 550-500 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.78 g). Dolphin swimming to right above tunny. Rev. Incuse square punch. Von Fritze I -. SNG BN -. Cf. CNG E240, lot 197 (dolphin to left above tunny). Possibly unpublished. Toned. About very fine.
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Lot 237
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 500-450 BC. Hekte (Electrum (plated), 11 mm, 2.29 g). Boar standing left on tunny left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG BN 225-6. Von Fritze I 90. Plating broken, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 238
MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 410-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.34 g, 7 h). Head of Attis to left, wearing Phrygian cap. Rev. KY-Z-I Head of bull to right, slightly facing. Klein 268. Von Fritze 20. A common coin but of particularly attractive style. Porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 239
MYSIA. Lampsakos. Circa 500-450 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 9 mm, 1.26 g). Forepart of Pegasos right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Baldwin, Lampsakos p. 54, I, pl. V, 6. Klein -. Rosen -. SNG Ashmolean -. Cf. SNG BN 1119 (Pegsos left; stippled incuse). SNG Kayhan -. Quite rare and attractive. Very fine.
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Lot 240
MYSIA. Lampsakos. Circa 390-330 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 1.16 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrate Theo... Janiform female head,with circular earring; ΘΕΟ across neck truncation. Rev. Λ-ΑM-Ψ-A Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. SNG BN 1188-9. Toned. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 241
MYSIA. Lampsakos. Circa 390-330 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.15 g, 12 h). Janiform female head,with circular earring. Rev. Λ-Α-M-[Ψ-A] Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Baldwin, Lampsakos, Group B, Type I, pl. VI, 3. SNG Ashmolean 65. SNG BN -. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 242
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 310-282 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.25 g, 12 h). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΠEΡΓAM[H] Archaistic Palladion: statue of Pallas Athena standing facing, holding spear in right hand, shield on left arm. SNG BN 1559-66. SNG von Aulock 1349-50. Light porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 243
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 310-282 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.26 g, 6 h). Helmeted and laureate head of Athena to left. Rev. ΠΕΡΓΑ Confronted bull's heads; below, thunderbolt. Cf. SNG BN 1386 (thunderbolt above). Cf. SNG Copenhagen 326 (thunderbolt above). Well centered with a dark green patina. Light cleaning scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
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Lot 244
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 133-27 BC. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 7.91 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Asklepios to right. Rev. AΣKΛHΠIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ serpent, head to right, coiled around omphalos. SNG BN 1803-1827. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 245
MYSIA. Pergamon. Early-mid 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.57 g, 1 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. AΘH-NAΣ NIKHΦOPOY Owl standing facing on palm branch; across field, K-Σ. SNG BN 1920-2. Well centered and struck. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 246
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 12.45 g, 11 h), c. 85-76. Cista mystica with half-open lid from which a serpent issues to the left; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two serpents coiled around a bow case; to left, monogram of Pergamon; to right, serpent-entwined thyrsos; between serpents' heads, ΔΙ above ΠPY monogram. Kleiner, Hoard 32. Pinder 107. SNG BN 1734-5. Toned and well centered. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 247
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 12.52 g, 1 h), c. 88-85. Cista mystica with half-open lid from which a serpent issues to the left; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two serpents coiled around a bow case; to left, monogram of Pergamon; to right, serpent-entwined thyrsos; between serpents' heads, AP above ΠPY monogram. Kleiner, Hoard 27. Pinder 104. SNG Paris 1729. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 248
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 11.99 g, 12 h), circa 76 BC. Basket (cista mystica) from which snake coils; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; between the snake heads, monogram of ΠΡΥ; to left, monogram of ΠΕΡΓ; above, ΠΑ; to right, staff of Asklepios. Kleiner 46. Pinder 115. SNG France 1749. Light goldish luster. About very fine.
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Lot 249
KINGS OF PERGAMON. Eumenes I, 263-241 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.73 g, 1 h), in the name and with the portrait of Philetairos, founder of the kingdom, circa 255/50-241. Laureate head of Philetairos to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ Athena enthroned to left, crowning the royal name with a wreath in her right hand, resting her left hand on her lap, and her left elbow on a round shield; on the outer left, bunch of grapes; on the inner left, Α; in field to right, bow. SNG France 1616-20. SNG von Aulock 1358. Westermark Group IVB, obverse die V.LXVIII. Nicely toned, centered and with a fine portrait. Some scuffs on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 250
MYSIA. Pitane. 4th-3rd centuries. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.34 g, 12 h). Head of Zeus-Ammon to right. Rev. Π-Ι-Τ-Α-Ν within the angles of a pentagram with central pellet. BMC 7-8. SNG BN 2349. Green patina. Deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 251
MYSIA. Plakia. 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.24 g, 1 h). Turreted head of the Tyche of Plakia to right. Rev. ΠΛAKIA Lion standing right on grain ear, devouring its prey. SNG BN 2378-82. SNG Copenhagen 545. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 252
TROAS. Abydos. Circa 480-450 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.60 g, 3 h). ABY Eagle standing left; above to right, T. Rev. Facing gorgoneion, tongue protruding, within shallow incuse square. BMC 6. SNG Keckman 177. Toned and well centered with a nice gorgon. Light porosity and a few edge chips, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 253
TROAS. Birytis. Circa 350-300 BC. (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.32 g, 12 h). Head of Kabeiros to left, wearing pileos; above, two stars. Rev. B-I/P-Y Club within wreath. SNG Copenhagen 247. SNG von Aulock 1502. Dark brown patina with earthen deposits. Good very fine.
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Lot 254
TROAS. Dardanos. Early 5th century BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.69 g). Rooster standing to left. Rev. Cross-hatch design. Klein 303. SNG Ashmolean 1119. An interesting piece, well centered and lightly toned. Die-break on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 255
TROAS. Gargara. Circa 400-350 BC. Drachm (Silver, 12.5 mm, 3.00 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΓAΡΓ Bull grazing left within incuse square. SNG Ashmolean 1131. SNG Copenhagen 314. SNG von Aulock 1509. Toned. Porosty, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 256
TROAS. Kebren. 5th century BC. Diobol (Silver, 9 mm, 1.03 g). [Κ]EΒΡΕ[Ν] Ram’s head to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Munich 280. SNG Copenhagen 254. Toned and clear. Very fine.
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Lot 257
TROAS. Kebren. Circa 387-310 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 9 mm, 1.08 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. K Ram's head to right. SNG Copenhagen 263-4; SNG von Aulock 1550-1. Bold strike with dark green patina. Pit on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 258
TROAS. Kebren. Circa 387-310 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 0.97 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. K Ram's head to right. SNG Copenhagen 263-4. SNG von Aulock 1550-1. Nice green patina. A few minor deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 259
TROAS. Skepsis. Circa 450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.31 g, 9 h). ΣΚ Head of horse to right. Rev. N-E (retrograde) Tree within linear square border within dotted square border, all within incuse square. BMC -. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 469. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 260
AEOLIS. Aigai. 3rd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.05 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Head and neck of goat to right. SNG Copenhagen 4. SNG von Aulock 1593. Brown patina. Light cleaning scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 261
AEOLIS. Elaia. Circa 450-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.32 g, 12 h). Head of Athena in crested Attic helmet to left. Rev. Olive wreath tied below. SNG Ashmolean 1432-3. Very fine.
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Lot 262
AEOLIS. Larissa Phrikonis. 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 1.00 g, 9 h). Horned head of river-god facing slightly to right. Rev. ΛΑ Bull’s head facing slightly to right. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Weber 5563. A lovely little coin. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 263
AEOLIS. Myrina. Circa 155-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.29 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. MΥΡINAIΩN Apollo Grynios standing to right, holding laurel branch in his left hand and phiale in his right; omphalos and amphora at his feet; in left field, monogram of ΠΑ. Sacks Issue 38. SNG von Aulock 1660. Fine Hellenistic style. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 264
AEOLIS. Temnos. 4th century BC. (Bronze, 9 mm, 0.54 g, 6 h). Head of Kabeiros to right, wearing pilos. Rev. [TAM] Lion prowling left. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Von Aulock -. Asia Minor Coins online 10433. Rare type. Good fine.
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Lot 265
AEOLIS. Temnos. Autonomous issues, Circa 2nd-1st centuries BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.26 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate, Ath.... Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. A - Θ / T - A Athena Promachos standing to right, wearing crested helmet and cuirass, javelin in right hand, shield on left arm. SNG München 609. SNG von Aulock 1674. Well-centered and well-struck . Good very fine.
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Lot 266
AEOLIS. Tisna. 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.35 g, 9 h). Youthful head of the river-god Tisnaios to left. Rev. ΤΙΣΝΑ-ΙΟΝ Sword in sheath. SNG von Aulock 1681. Dark green patina and well centered. Very fine.
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Lot 267
LESBOS. Uncertain mint. Circa 478-460 BC. Twelfth Stater (Billon, 10 mm, 1.19 g). ΛE Confronted heads of two boars. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 1067. Lazzarini Series IV. A clear example. Very fine.
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Lot 268
LESBOS. Uncertain mint. Circa 478-460 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.33 g, 11 h). Confronted heads of two boars. Rev. Head of board to right within incuse square. HGC 6, -. Klein -. Rosen 545. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare. Very fine.
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Lot 269
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10.5 mm, 2.56 g, 9 h). Head of Hermes to right, wearing petasos. Rev. Panther walking right within linear square. Bodenstedt 83. SNG Copenhagen 313. Light die rust, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 270
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.51 g, 7 h), struck c. 380 BC. Head of Athena facing, looking slightly to right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet. Rev. Draped bust of Hermes to right, with his petasos hanging behind his neck; all within linear square. Bodenstedt 86. HGC 6, 1012. SNG von Aulock 1709 and 7738. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 271
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10.5 mm, 2.56 g, 12 h). Veiled head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grain ears. Rev. Tripod tied with fillet; all within linear square within incuse square. Bodenstedt 91. HGC 6, 1017. SNG von Aulock 1726. Nicely centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 272
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.55 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Rev. Female head to right, with drapery around the neck truncation; all within a linear square. Bodenstedt Em. 95. HGC 6, 1021. SNG von Aulock 1716. Good very fine.
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Lot 273
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10.5 mm, 2.57 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Head of fenale to right, hair bound in sakkos; behind, coiled serpent to right; the whole within linear square. Bodenstedt Em. 100A. HGC 6, 1026. Well centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 274
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.56 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Female head to right, with hair bound in sakkos; behind, small coiled serpent to right; all within a linear square. Bodenstedt Em. 100A. HGC 6, 1026. Very fine.
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Lot 275
LESBOS. Mytilene. Circa 377-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.55 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Female head to right, with hair bound in sakkos; behind, small coiled serpent to right; all within a linear square. Bodenstedt Em. 100A. HGC 6, 1026. Very fine.
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Lot 276
LESBOS. Uncertain mint. Circa 4th-3rd centuries BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.26 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ..KI.. Cow's head to right. Asia Minor Coins (General/Uncertain) -. Klein -. Rosen -. SNG Kayhan -. Stylistically close to hektae (Bodenstedt 56) and silver fractions (BMC 5) of Mytilene. Possibly unpublished.. Very fine.
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Lot 277
IONIA. Uncertain. 6th century BC. 1/24 Stater (Electrum, 6.5 mm, 0.66 g). Facing lion's head of lion's scalp. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt -. Hilbert -. Cf. Klein 416 (incuse punch not quadripartite). Rosen -. Cf. SNG Kayhan 713 (incuse punch not quadripartite). Wiedauer -. Seemingly unpublished. Nicely centered. Very fine.
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Lot 278
IONIA. Uncertain. Circa 625-600 BC. 1/24 Stater (Electrum, 7 mm, 0.62 g). Raised quadripartite swastika pattern. Rev. Incuse swastika pattern. Karwiese, Artemision Type II.7. SNG Kayhan 702. Cf. Traité I 237 (swastika clockwise). Weidauer -. Very fine.
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Lot 279
IONIA. Uncertain. Circa 625-600 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Silver, 8 mm, 0.59 g). Raised quadripartite swastika pattern. Rev. Incuse swastika pattern. Cf. Boston MFA supp. 163. Cf. Rosen 269. Cf. Traité I 235-6 (all electrum hemihektes). Toned. A few cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 280
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 500-420 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.34 g). Ε Φ Bee with curved wings. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Karwiese Series VI, 1a; SNG Kayhan -. Scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 281
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 375 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.32 g, 12 h). Turreted female head to left. Rev. Ε Φ Bee. BMC 68. SNG Copenhagen 256. SNG Aulock 1839. Black patina. Very fine.
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Lot 282
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 190-170 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.17 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Athenagoras. E - Φ Bee with straight wings. Rev. [ΑΘ]ΗΝΑΓΟΡΑΣ Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 84. SNG Copenhagen -. A bold, well centered strike. Good very fine.
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Lot 283
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17.3 mm, 4.17 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Parrasios. E - Φ Bee with straightwings. Rev. ΠΑΡΡΑΣΙΟ[Σ] Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 89. SNG Copenhagen -. Clear and well-struck. Good very fine.
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Lot 284
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.19 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Hekatokles. E - Φ Bee with straight wings. Rev. EKATOKΛHΣ Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 86. SNG von Aulock 7826. Well centered and strong strike. Good very fine.
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Lot 285
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 190-170 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.11 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Apollodoros. E - Φ Bee with straight wings. Rev. [ΑΠΟ]ΛΛΟΔΟΡΟΣ Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 84. SNG Copenhagen 283. Clear. Some marks and uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 286
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.12 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Molpos. E - Φ Bee with straight wings. Rev. ΜΟΛΠΟΣ Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 89. SNG Copenhagen -. Wonderfully centered. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
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Lot 287
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.10 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Choriskos. E - Φ Bee with straight wings. Rev. ΧΟΡΙΣΚΟΣ Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 90. SNG Copenhagen -. Well struck. Very fine.
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Lot 288
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 202-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.15 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Menekrates. E - Φ Bee with straight wings. Rev. ΜΕΝΕΚΡΑΤΗΣ Stag standing to right before palm tree. Kinns, Attic p. 88. SNG Copenhagen -. Lightly toned and quite nice. Good very fine.
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Lot 289
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 123-119 BC. Stater (Gold, 20 mm, 8.40 g, 11 h). Draped bust of Artemis to right, wearing stephane, necklace of pearls and with her bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. Ε-Φ Statue of the Artemis of Ephesos facing, with her hands outstretched to left and right; in each hand, a long fillet hanging downwards to her feet; to right, between her body and the vertical fillet, thymiaterion. Jenkins, Hellenistic, pl. B, 6 = BM 1896,0601.67 = Montagu I 567 (same dies). Münzen und Medaillen 41, 1970, 191 (same dies). With a fine portrait struck in high relief. Struck from lightly worn and slightly rusty dies, as usual, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 290
IONIA. Ephesos. Circa 180-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 12.54 g, 1 h), year 55 (NE) = 80-79. Cista mystica with half-open lid from which a serpent issues to the left; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. NE / EΦΕ Two serpents coiled around a bow case; to right, torch; between serpents' heads, Artemis standing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder. BMC 166. DCA 325. Kleiner, Dated 56. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 291
IONIA. Erythrai. Circa 550-500 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.56 g). Head of Herakles to left, his almond-shaped eye shown frontally, and wearing a lion’s skin headdress. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Boston MFA 1806-7. SNG Kayhan 737-8. SNG von Aulock 1942. Very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
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Lot 292
IONIA. Klazomenai. Circa 499-494 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 1.33 g). Forepart of a winged wild boar flying to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 6. SNG Kayhan 334. Rare. Toned and well-struck. Very fine.
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Lot 293
IONIA. Klazomenai. Mid-late 4th century BC. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 4.66 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. [K]ΛΑΖΟΜΕ/ΝΙΩΝ Ram recumbent to right; ΑΦ monogram on the right field. SNG Copenhagen 61. Attractive brown patina; well centered portrait of Athena. Rare type. Very fine.
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Lot 294
IONIA. Kolophon. Circa 530/25-500 BC. 1/48 Stater (Silver, 7 mm, 0.29 g). Archaic head left. Rev. Incuse square. SNG Kayhan 348-52. SNG von Aulock 1810. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 295
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Circa 125-120 BC. Stater (Gold, 18.5 mm, 8.29 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Euphemos, son of Pausanias. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right, with bow and quiver at her shoulder. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ / ΕΥΦΗΜΟΣ ΠΑΥΣΑΝΙΟΥ Nike, standing right in biga with horses galloping to right, holding whip in her right hand and the reins in her left. Unpublished, but for others from the same die pair, see Nomos 15, 2017, 151 etc. Attractive and clear. Struck from slightly rusty dies, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 296
IONIA. Miletos. Circa 250-190/80 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 5.36 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Leontis(kos). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΛΕΟΝΤΙΣ Lion standing to left, head turned to right; above, star; to left, monogram of MI above E. Cf. Deppert-Lippitz 529 (dies not recorded). SNG Copenhagen -. Fine style and perfectly centered, light toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 297
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10.5 mm, 2.54 g). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a griffin; below, small seal to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt Em. 91; SNG Copenhagen 1028. Very fine.
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