nomos 24
22 May 2022 14:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138 AD. Drachm (Bronze, 36.00 mm, 25.26 g, 11 h), year 19 = 134-135. [ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC] ΤΡΑΙΑΝ - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L EΝΝEΑΚ Δ Harpokrates of Herakleopolis standing facing, his head turned to left, raising his right hand to his mouth and holding club surmounted by hawk with his left; at his feet to left, slim altar. Dattari (Savio) 1729. Geissen 1176. K&G 32.654. RPC III 6001. Reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.70 mm, 25.75 g, 12 h), year 19 = 134-135. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L EΝΝEΑΚΔ Zeus, reclining left on the outstretched wings of an eagle standing facing, holding a patera in his right hand and a thunderbolt in his left. Dattari (Savio) Supplement 138. Geissen 1195. K&G 32.683. RPC III 6058. Clear and well-struck with an attractive green patina with red highlights. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.80 mm, 21.80 g, 12 h), year 19 = 134-135. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ - [ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L E-Ν/ΝEΑΚΔ Egyptian temple with pylons, surmounted by a statue of Isis holding a scepter (?). Dattari (Savio) 1970. Geissen 1187. K&G 32.670. RPC III 6038. Very rare. Dark brown patina. Light scrapes and minor porosity, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Hemidrachm (Bronze, 29.00 mm, 13.90 g, 12 h), year K = 20 = 135-136. AΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L K Euthenia reclining left, wearing an Egyptian headdress, holding two grain ears in her right hand and resting her left arm on a sphinx. Dattari (Savio) 7648. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC III 6122. Clear, well-centered, and with a green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 29.69 g, 12 h), year KA = 21 = 136-137. [AΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ]ΑΝ - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L KA Monumental hexastyle altar of the Caesareum, with a statue of Eusebeia in the central intercolumniation; on the top, burning pyre. Dattari (Savio) 1892. K&G 32.727. Köln 1214. RPC III 6145. Bold and with an attractive grey-green patina. Some pitting, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 22.70 g, 12 h), year KA = 21 = 136-137. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑIAN - [ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB] Laureat, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L KA Kalathos containing grain ears and poppies set on the ionic capital of a column standing between two serpents facing each other. Dattari (Savio) 1928. Geissen 1228. K&G 32.738. RPC III 6186. With a dark greenish-brown patina and a particularly unusual reverse type. Roughness and flat striking on the obverse, otherwise, fine/good very fine.
Current Bid: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 26.64 g, 12 h), year 21 = 136-137. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC [ΤΡΑIAN] - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Bare head of Hadrian to left. Rev. L KA Serapis, reclining left on the outstretched wings of an eagle standing facing on a thunderbolt, holding corn ears in his raised right hand and holding a scepter in his left. Dattari (Savio) 1839. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC III 6201. Rare. With a fine portrait and a green and red-brown patina. Somewhat rough surfaces as found, some traces of clearning, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Obol (Bronze, 20.00 mm, 5.65 g, 12 h), year KA = 21 = 136-137. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. L KA Kalathos, filled with poppies and grain ears, between two elaborate torches. Dattari (Savio) 7849. Geissen 1224. K&G 32.762. RPC III 6244. Red-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 125 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Aelius, Caesar, 136-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.60 mm, 22.42 g, 12 h), Cos. II = 137. Λ] ΑΙΛΙΟC ΚΑ[ΙCΑΡ] Bareheaded and draped bust of Aelius to right. Rev. [ΔΗΜ EΞΟΥC] - ΥΠΑΤ [Β] / [Ο]ΜΟΝΟ[ΙΑ] Homonoia seated left, holding patera in her right hand and a cornucopiae in her left. Dattari (Savio) 2076. K&G 34.4. Köln -. RPC III 6226. With a very powerful portrait of Aelius and a brown patina. Lightly cleaned, some rough areas, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Aelius, Caesar, 136-138. Diobol (Bronze, 23.50 mm, 8.87 g, 12 h), Cos. II = 137. Λ ΑΙΛΙΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Bare-headed and draped bust of Aelius to right. Rev. ΔΗΜ EΞΟΥC ΥΠΑΤ Β Female figure of Homonoia standing facing, head to left, holding patera in her right hand and grain ears in her left. Dattari (Savio) 2079. Geissen 1272. K&G 34.6. RPC III 6242. Nicely struck with a good portrait and with a green-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 150 CHF
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Ex Dattari collection
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.50 mm, 21.46 g, 12 h), year A = 1 = 138. [ΑYΤ] Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - [ΑΝΤΝΙΝΟC EYC CEΒ] Bare head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ETOYC / A Euthenia reclining to left, her peplos filled with fruits, holding grain ears in her right hand, a poppy in her left, and resting her left elbow on a sphinx. Dattari (Savio) 8444 = RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16703 (this coin). Geissen -. K&G -. Very rare, apparently the only example known. With a dark brown-green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 400 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 24.23 g, 1 h), year B = 2 = 138-139. [ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ] - ΑΝΤΝΙΝΟC EYCEΒ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L B Serapis seated facing on throne, wearing kalathos, extending his right hand towards Cerberus seated facing to his right, and holding scepter in his left; all with tetrastyle temple with disk in pediment. Dattari (Savio) 3060 bis. K&G -. Köln -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15760.4 (this coin, but uncleaned). With a very clear reverse. Fields somewhat smoothed, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.60 mm, 22.61 g, 12 h), year B = 2 = 138-139. [ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ] ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC [EYCEΒ] Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. B L Zeus seated left, holding patera in his right hand and scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing left, head turned to right. Dattari (Savio) 2926. Geissen 1316 var. (bust). K&G 35.36 var. (bust). RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15824. With a good portrait, a sharp reverse type, and a dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Hemidrachm (Bronze, 28.40 mm, 11.24 g, 1 h), year B = 2 = 138-139. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤΝΙΝΟϹ EYCEΒ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Β Eusebeia seated left, holding, in her right hand, a patera over an Egyptian altar to left, and a long scepter in her left. Dattari (Savio) 8432. Geissen -. K&G 35.39. RPC IV Online temp. 15753. Rare. Clear and with brown surfaces. Obverse quite rough, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
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Wonderful portrait and a desirable reverse type - ex Dattari collection
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.80 mm, 25.29 g, 12 h), year 3 = 139-140. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤΝΙΝΟC EYCEB Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ΤΡΙΤΟV Isis Pharia standing right, holding sail with both hands and sistrum with her right; before her to right, the Pharos of Alexandria. Dattari (Savio) 8563 = RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16291.5 (this coin). Meissen -. K&G -. Rare. Boldly struck with a remarkable portrait, fine representation of Isis Pharia, and an attractive dark green and reddish-brown patina. Two striking cracks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 5000 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 25.27 g, 12 h), year Δ = 4 = 140-141. ΑVΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤΝΙΝΟC [EYCEB] Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Δ Draped bust of Isis to right, wearing hemhem crown; before her to right, sistrum. Dattari (Savio) -. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16981.2 (this coin). Very rare. With fine portraits, well-struck, and with a brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 22.80 g, 12 h), year Δ = 4 = 140-141. ΑYΤO K T AIΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EYCEB Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Δ Draped bust of Isis to right, wearing fillet and crowned with disk, horns, and lotus. Dattari (Savio) 2641 var. (bare head of Pius). Geissen -. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 17012. Dark green and reddish-brown patina. Some pitting on obverse, light smoothing on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 750 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 30.26 g, 12 h), year Δ = 4 = 140-141. [ΑYΤ Κ Τ Α]ΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EYCEΒ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Δ Draped bust of Serapis and Isis jugate to right, Serapis wearing kalathos and Isis wearing headdress. Dattari (Savio) 8716 var. (bust). Geissen -. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15520.3 (this coin). Red-brown and green patina. Has been strongly cleaned, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.50 mm, 27.82 g, 12 h), year Δ = 4 = 140-141. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EYC - EΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Δ Nilus seated left on rock, holding water reed in his right hand and a cornucopiae in his left; below to right, crocodile to right; all within tetrastyle temple, pediment decorated with a disc held by two serpentine creatures on the left and right. Dattari (Savio) 8895. Geissen 1356 var. (bust). K&G 35.83 var. (bust). RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15845.5 (this coin). Dark green patina. Minor strengthening on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Obol (Bronze, 19.00 mm, 5.98 g, 12 h), year Δ = 4 = 140-141. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Δ Griffin seated right, resting left forepaw on wheel. Dattari (Savio) 3121. Geissen -. K&G 35.105. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16725. Well-centered and with dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 125 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 23.19 g, 1 h), year E = 5 = 141-142. [ΑYΤΟΚΡΑ Κ]ΑΙC ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L E Draped bust of Nike to right, wearing taenia; in field to right, filleted palm branch. Dattari (Savio) 2691. Geissen K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16736.1 (this coin). Very rare. Clear and with a dark brown patina. Some roughness and areas of flat striking on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
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Herakles and the Lernaean Hydra
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 22.53 g, 12 h), the second labor of Herakles: Herakles and the Lernaean Hydra, year E = 5 = 141-142. [ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙ]Λ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CEB EYCEΒ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L E Herakles advancing left, with his lion's skin tied around his neck, raising club, held in his right hand, and preparing to strike the Hydra, portrayed as a woman with serpent feet and with a left arm ending in snakes, whom he grasps with his left hand. Dattari (Savio) 2598 var. (draped and cuirassed). Geissen -. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 17017 (this coin). An extremely rare type with a fascinating view of Herakles attacking the partially human Hydra of Lerna. Dark brown patina with reddish-gold highlights. Traces of cleaning, flan fault on the obverse, and some smoothing, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 7500 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 23.68 g, 12 h), year E = 5 = 141-142. ΑYΤOΚPA KAIC ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤ[ωΝΙΝΟC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L E Two canopic jars to right on the outstretched wings of an eagle standing right. Dattari (Savio) 2504 var. (legend). Geissen 1386 (same dies). K&G 35.149. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14816 (apparently all from the same dies). Dark green patina and an intriguing reverse. Some flatness. Very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 36.00 mm, 21.89 g, 12 h), year 5 = 141-142. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EYCEΒ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L E Radiate and draped bust of Serapis Pantheos to right, wearing kalathos, ram's horn round ear; before him to right, serpent entwined trident. Dattari (Savio) 2867. Geissen 1412 var. (differing bust). K&G 35.163 var. (differing bust). RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15340. With a fascinating syncretistic bust of Serapis. Dark green patina with flecks of red-brown. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.50 mm, 24.35 g, 11 h), year Ε = 5 = 141-142. ΑVΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - [ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ ƐVϹƐΒ] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L E Harpocrates standing, facing, raising his right forefinger to lips lips, resting his right elbow on column, and holding a cornucopia with his right hand. Dattari (Savio) 2567. RPC IV, 4, 15354. Very rare. Dark brown patina. Some roughness and pitting on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 500 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 22.82 g, 12 h), year Z = 7 = 143-144. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EY - CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Z Serapis standing left, in quadriga moving slowly to left, raising his right hand in salute and holding scepter in his left. Dattari (Savio) 2847. Geissen 1451. K&G 35.2220. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15869. With an attractive dark brown patina and reddish highlights. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 800 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.40 mm, 23.41 g, 11 h), year Z = 7 = 143-144. [ΑYΤ Κ ]Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - Α[ΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC EYCEΒ] Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Z Nike advancing left, holding a wreath in her right hand and a trophy in her left. Dattari (Savio) 2700. Geissen -. K&G 35.216. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15549. Dark brown patina with some red. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 225 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 26.75 g, 11 h), commemorating the victories in southern Scotland under Quintus Lollius Urbicus, governor of Britain, 139-142/3, year Z = 7 = 143-144. [ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙ]Λ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EY-CEΒ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Z Nike, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch in her left, advancing left towards trophy between two bound and seated captives. Dattari (Savio) 2707. Geissen 1448. K&G 35.225. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15868.9 (this coin). Dark brown patina with hints of green. With a good portrait and a detailed reverse. Very fine.
Current Bid: 760 CHF
Estimate: 950 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 18.69 g, 11 h), year H = 8 = 144-145. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC [CEB EYC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Η Distyle temple with a garlanded architrave and a pediment adorned with a disc, enclosing a statue of Tyche standing to left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. Dattari (Savio) 8911. Geissen 1487. K&G 35.255. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13563. Clear and attractive, with a dark brown-green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
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Moon in Cancer
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 24.74 g, 12 h), Zodiac - Moon in Cancer, year H = 8 = 144-145. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CE-B EYC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L H Draped bust of Selene to right, over crescent with star to right; below, crab. Dattari (Savio) 2964. Geissen 1494. K&G 35.270. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13545.40 (this coin). Rare. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2750 CHF
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Sun in Leo
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 21.05 g, 12 h), Zodiac - Sun in Leo, year H = 8 = 144-145. [ΑΥΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CEB EΥC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L H Lion leaping to right, with star over his head; above, radiate and draped bust of Helios to right. Dattari (Savio) 2968. Geissen 1495-6. K&G 35.278. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13547.37 (this coin). Rare. Dark brown and green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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Venus in Taurus
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 20.32 g, 11 h), Zodiac - Venus in Taurus, year H = 8 = 144-145. ΑΥΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC [CEΒ EΥC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L H Bull butting to left; above, star before a diademed and draped bust of Aphrodite to left. Dattari (Savio) 8823. Geissen 1493. K&G 35.280. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13541.23 (this coin). Rare. With clear types and a dark green-red patina. Pit on reverse, some minor traces of cleaning, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 560 CHF
Estimate: 700 CHF
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Menelaites nome - ex Dattari collection
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.30 mm, 23.94 g, 12 h), for the Menelaites nome, year H = 8 = 144-145. AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΜENEΛΑEΙΤΗC / L Η Harpocrates, wearing the skhent crown, draped around the waist and the lower body of a crocodile, standing to left, pointing at his mouth with his right hand to mouth and holding a cornucopia with his left. Dattari (Savio) 11043 = RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13971.74 (this coin). Meissen 3435-8. K&G N31.8. Grey-green patina. Rough surfaces with some pits on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 600 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 20.63 g, 12 h), year 9 = 145-146. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CΕΒ ΕΥC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L EΝΑΤΟY Nilus, with crocodile beside him, reclining to left, holding, with his right hand, a cornucopia containing a Genius holding a wreath to crown him, and, in his left, a reed; above to right, Ις (= 16, the level of the Nile flood in cubits). Dattari 8631. Geissen 1890. K&G 35.317. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13578. Bold types with a dark red-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.60 mm, 22.60 g, 12 h), year 9 = 145-146. ΑΥΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CEΒ EΥ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ENATOY Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Nike in her right hand and parazonium in her left; round shield at her side. Dattari (Savio) 2794. Geissen 1523. K&G 35.318. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13579. Bold details, and with a dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 760 CHF
Estimate: 950 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 36.00 mm, 19.93 g, 12 h), year 9 = 145-146. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ENATOY Head of Zeus-Ammon to right, crowned with disk. Dattari (Savio) 2939. Geissen -. K&G 35.313. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15173. With a powerful head of Zeus Ammon and a deep red-brown patina. Struck on an irregular flan and with rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.60 mm, 20.86 g, 12 h), year 10 = 146-147. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ΔEΚΑΤOY Bust of Hermanubis to right, wearing a laurel wreath with a lotus above his forehead, and with slight drapery on his far shoulder; in field to right, winged caduceus combined with palm-branch. Dattari (Savio) 2626. Geissen 3476. K&G 35.355. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15204. Bold and most attractive with a fine dark green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 480 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
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Herakles and the Stymphalian birds
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.60 mm, 22.46 g, 12 h), the sixth labor of Herakles - Herakles and the Stymphalian Birds, year 10 = 146-147. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ΔEKΑΤΟY Herakles standing right, drawing his bow; in the field to right next to his bow, bird falling to left; below right, bird falling to left. Dattari (Savio) 2587. Geissen 1538. K&G 35.353. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13980. Very rare. Red-brown patina. Some roughness. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2800 CHF
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Herakles and the oxen of Geryon
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 22.57 g, 12 h), the tenth labor of Herakles, Herakles and the oxen of Geryon, year 10 = 146-147. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝEΙΝΟC CEB EYC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L Δ Herakles advancing to left, lion's skin over his shoulder, leading two oxen of Geryon with his right hand and holding a club in his left; at his feet, body of Geryon. Dattari (Savio) 2621. Geissen 1542. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13595.4 (this coin). Very rare. Dark brown and green patina. Very good/good fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1400 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 32.00 mm, 22.55 g, 12 h), year 11 = 147-148. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CEB - EYC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L EΝΔEΚΑΤOY Elpis advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and raising the hem of her skirt with her left. Dattari (Savio) 2543. Geissen 1578. K&G 35.404. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13617.28 (this coin). Brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 24.95 g, 12 h), year 11 = 147-148. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CEB EYC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ENΔEKΑΤΟY Apollo Didymaios standing facing, holding a tiny stag in his right hand and a bow with his left; to left and right, the Two Nemeses, both turned to face him, both raising a hand to point at her mouth, and the one on the left receiving the stag from Apollo. Dattari (Savio) 8313. Meissen 1573. K&G 35.399. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14897.10 (this coin, chosen to illustrate the type). Bold, very attractive and with a fine brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 680 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Diobol (Bronze, 24.00 mm, 8.42 g, 12 h), Zodiac - Leo, year IA = 11 = 147-148. [ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ] ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙ[ΝΟC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. [L IA] Lion running to right, his head turned back to left; above to left, star. Dattari (Savio) 3130 bis. Geissen 1582. K&G 35.414. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14900. Dark brown-green patina. Rough surfaces, a few light cleaning marks and a slash along the obverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 26.62 g, 11 h), year 12 = 148-149. AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EYC CEB Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ΔωΔΕΚΑΤΟΥ Distil temple, with a pediment, containing a disc flanked by two uncertain figures, and two antefixes; within, statue of Serapis seated to left on a throne, resting his right hand on the head of Kerberos seated facing on the left and holding a scepter in his left. Dattari (Savio) 8907. Geissen 1616. K&G 35.442. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13642.12 (this coin). Boldly struck and with a brown patina. Rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 36.00 mm, 21.20 g, 11 h), year 12 = 148-149. AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CE-B EYC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L ΔΩΔΕ - ΚΑΤΟΥ Distyle temple with papyriform columns and a rounded pediment with a central disc; within, a statue of Isis seated to right on a throne, holding the infant Harpokrates. Dattari (Savio) 8892. Geissen 1610-3. K&G 35.437. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13646.46 (this coin). Brown patina with sandy green highlights. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 225 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 18.48 g, 12 h), year 12 = 148-149. AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CEB EYCEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L / ΔΩΔΕΚΑΤΟΥ Isis Pharia standing right, holding sail with both hands and a sistrum in her right; before her to right, the Pharos of Alexandria . Dattari (Savio) 8569. Geissen 1603. K&G 35.436. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13640.93 (this coin). Green patina. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 450 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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Ex Dattari collection
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.70 mm, 24.43 g, 11 h), year 13 = 149-150. ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC C-EB EYC AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to left, with slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L / TPICKA Nilus reclining left, holding, with his right hand, a cornucopia in which there is a Genius holding wreath to right, and, in his left, a reed; below to right, crocodile to right above, IϚ (the level of the Nile in cubits). Dattari (Savio) 2756 (this coin). Geissen 1640. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13671.15 (this coin). K&G 35.474. An attractive and clear example, with reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 32.00 mm, 18.27 g, 12 h), year IΔ = 14 = 150-151. ANTωNINOC C -EB EYC AΥT K T AIΛ AΔP Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to left, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L IΔ Triptolemus, wearing elephant's-skin headdress, holding grain seeds in his chlamys, driving biga drawn by winged serpents to right. Dattari (Savio) 2905. Meissen 1663. K&G 35.514. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14918.9 (this coin). Brown patina. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 23.06 g, 12 h), year 15 = 151-152. ANTωNINOC - CEB EYC AΥT K T AIΛ AΔP Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to left, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L I-E Monumental tetrastyle altar with a flat roof on which there is a burning pyre and two acroteria in form of aphlasta; garlands hang between the columns and in the central intercolumniation there is a draped female figure standing left and dropping incense on a small altar to left. Dattari (Savio) 2999 bis and Suppl. pl. 20, 152. Geissen 1673. K&G 35.532. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13751.9 (this coin). Brown patina with turquoise-green highlights. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 18.73 g, 12 h), year ΙΔ = 14 = 150-151. [AΥT K T] AIΛ AΔP - [ANTωNINOC CEB EYC] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L I-Δ Griffin seated to right, resting right forepaw on wheel. Dattari (Savio) 8979. Meissen 1658. K&G 35.513. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13715.8 (this coin). Reddish-brown patina. Struck on a slightly misshapen flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 31.93 g, 11 h), year IE = 15 = 151-152. ANTωNINOC C - EB EYC AΥT K T AIΛ AΔP Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. L I-E Isis-Tyche standing facing, her head turned to right, holding rudder in her right hand and a small figure (Hermes?), holding a purse and kerykeion, in her left. Dattari (Savio) 8769 var. (arrangement of date). K&G -. Köln -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15581.1-2 (Tyche's head to right). Clear, well-struck and with a dark brown patina and turquoise highlights. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 180 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 32.00 mm, 22.52 g, 12 h), year IE = 15 = 151-152. ANTΩNINOC C - EB EYC AΥT K T AIΛ AΔP Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. L IE Tyche, wearing a kalathos, reclining to left on a couch, resting her right hand on a rudder and propping up her head with her left. Dattari (Savio) 8767 var. (arrangement of date). Geissen 1678 var. (arrangement of date). K&G 35.541. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13739.9 (this coin). Reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Diobol (Bronze, 24.00 mm, 8.96 g, 12 h), year IZ = 17 = 153-154. AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L I-Z Isis-Tyche standing facing, her head to left, wearing basileion, holding rudder with her right hand and a cornucopia in her left. Dattari (Savio) 2884. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15777. Rare. Clear and pleasing with a dark brown, green and red patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 32.00 mm, 22.56 g, 11 h), year IH = 18 = 154-155. AY TI AI ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙ[ΝΟC ΕΥC CΕΒ] Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L IH Tyche-Euthenia standing facing, her head to left, holding grain ears in her right hand and a rudder in her left; to left, forepart of a grain transport ship to right, below which, Thalassa reclining to right; to right, galley-stern, below which, Nilus reclining to left, crowned with lotus and holding a rudder with his right hand. Dattari (Savio) 8771-2. Geissen 1749. K&G 35.661. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13846.35 (this coin, chosen to illustrate the series). With an iconographically complex reverse scene - depicting the all important grain exports to Rome - and a dark, greenish-brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.80 mm, 26.49 g, 12 h), year ΙΘ = 19 = 155-156. ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CE - B EYC Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L - I / Θ Draped bust of Serapis to right, wearing kalathos and taenia. Dattari (Savio) 2809. Geissen 1761 var. (bust of Pius to left). K&G 35.681. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16237. Dark brownish-red patina. Some pitting, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 24.77 g, 12 h), year ΙΘ = 19 = 155-156. ΑYT Κ T Α ΑΔΡI - [ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC CEB EY] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L I-Θ Bust of Nilus to right, crowned with lotus-buds, reed at shoulder; before, cornucopia from which issues Genius holding a wreath. Dattari (Savio) - (but cf. 2722-2723, draped bust). Geissen - (but cf. 1759, draped bust). RPC IV.4 Online temp. - (but cf. 14949 with a draped bust). Apparently an unpublished variety. Dark brown-green patina. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 24.72 g, 12 h), year 20 = 156-157. ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC - CEB EY [ΑYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ] Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. L K Emperor riding horse prancing to right, raising his right hand in salute and, in his left, holding a spear over his left shoulder. Dattari (Savio) 2439. Geissen 1776. K&G 35.711. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14960. Dark brown patina. Some minor roughness and pitting, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 400 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 26.62 g, 12 h), year KB = 22 = 158-159. TI ΑΙ ΑΔΡIA - ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC C-EΒ EY Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L B/K Hermanubis standing right, wearing kalathos and draped from the waist, holding a caduceus with his right hand and a long palm branch in his left; at his feet to left, jackal running to left, his head turned back to right. Dattari (Savio) 2630. Geissen 1829. K&G 35.796. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14979. Boldly struck and with a dark brown-green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 300 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 37.00 mm, 23.13 g, 12 h), year KB = 22 = 158-159. ΑYΤ Κ ΑΙ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC - CEΒ - EY Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L / K-B Draped bust of Alexandria to right, wearing elephant's skin headdress. Dattari (Savio) 2454 var. (arrangement of date). Geissen 1824. K&G 35.790. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15816.10 (this coin). Dark brown surfaces. Traces of cleaning, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 450 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.50 mm, 24.85 g, 12 h), year ΚΔ = 24 = 160-161. [AYT] K TI AI AΔPI - ANTω[NINOC CEB EYC] Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L K-Δ Ram standing right, wearing the hemhem crown; above, bust of Serapis to right, wearing taenia and kalathos; before ram, Egyptian altar. Dattari (Savio) 2835. Geissen 1857. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15411. Very rare, only three examples cited by the RPC. Bold, with an intriguing reverse and a brown and green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 760 CHF
Estimate: 950 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 23.39 g, 12 h), year ΙΔ of Antoninus Pius = 14 = 150-151. ΚΑΙCΑΡ Μ Α - YΡΗΛΙC Bareheaded and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. L Ι-Δ Eirene standing facing, head left, holding grain ears in right hand and caduceus in left. Dattari (Savio) 9049 (this coin). Geissen 1918. K&G 37.42. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13713. Green patina. Surfaces a little rough. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 400 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 22.04 g, 12 h), year ΙΔ of Antoninus Pius = 14 = 150-151. ΚΑΙCΑΡ Μ - ΑYΡΗΛΙC Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. L Ι-Δ Griffin seated to right, resting left forepaw on wheel. Dattari (Savio) 3224. Geissen 1919. K&G 37.43. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 13719. Green patina with light earthen highlights. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 350 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Drachm (Bronze, 32.00 mm, 22.40 g, 12 h), year Ϛ= 6 = 165-166. Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟC] - ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CE Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. L Ϛ Pylon of temple with two canopic jars above the entrance. Dattari (Savio) 3569-3570. Geissen -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 16656. Very rare. Deep brown patina. Fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Drachm (Bronze, 33.30 mm, 19.73 g, 12 h), year Γ = 3 = 162/3. Λ ΑYΡΗΛΙΟC ΟYΗΡΟC CEΒ Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. L Γ Euthenia standing to right, holding a wreath in her raised right hand and, with her left, a stalk of grain ear over left shoulder; before her to right, Nilus, holding a cornucopia in his right hand and a reed in his left, reclining to left; below right, crocodile. Dattari (Savio) -. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15715 = SNG Hunterian 4279. Very rare. Boldly struck and with a fine portrait of Verus and a brown-green patina. Strong striking split, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 21.56 g, 12 h), year Δ = 4 = 163-164. Λ ΑYΡΗΛΙΟC - ΟYΗΡΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Lucius Verus to right. Rev. L Δ Poseidon standing to left, resting his right foot on a rock, holding a dolphin in his right hand and a trident in his left. Dattari (Savio) 9499. Geissen -. K&G 39.99. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 15482.3 (this coin, used to illustrate the type). Very rare. Boldly struck and with a dark brown patina - apparently the finest example known. Edge splits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
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Ex Mabbott collection
EGYPT. Alexandria. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Drachm (Bronze, 33.00 mm, 18.60 g, 12 h), year E = 5 = 164-165. Λ - ΑYΡΗΛΙΟC - ΟYΗΡΟC CEΒ Laureate head of Lucius Verus to left, drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L E Nike, helmeted, seated left on cuirass, holding wreath in her right hand and a palm branch with her left. Dattari (Savio) 9482. Geissen 2166. K&G 39.126. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14086.10 (this coin, chosen to illustrate the type). Boldly struck and with a greenish-brown patina. Rough surfaces with some pits, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 250 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Lucius Verus, 161-169. Drachm (Bronze, 32.00 mm, 20.91 g, 12 h), year Ϛ = 6 = 165-166. [Λ ΑYΡΗΛΙΟ] - C ΟYΗΡΟC CEΒ Laureate head of Lucius Verus to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. L Ϛ / CHMΑCIA Semasia wearing elephant's skin headdress, a hunting tunic, a long, billowing cloak, holding a palm branch in her upraised right hand, riding a horse galloping to left. Dattari (Savio) 3780. Geissen 2182. K&G 39.163. RPC IV.4 Online temp. 14613.19 (this coin). Rare. With an attractive reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. Drachm (Bronze, 36.00 mm, 19.75 g, 12 h), year I = 10 of Severus Alexander = 230-231. IOY MAMAIA CEB MHT CEB K CTPA Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. L I Alexandria, wearing a turreted crown and with her head to left, standing facing, raising her right hand in salutation and holding a scepter with her left; before her to left, palm branch. Dattari (Savio) 4543. Geissen -. K&G 64.39. RPC VI Online temp. 10470. Very rare. Attractive and clear, with a dark green and reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Gallienus, 253-268. Drachm (Bronze, 31.40 mm, 13.58 g, 11 h), year IB = 12 = 264-265. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. L IB Homonoia standing to left, raising her right hand in salutation and a holding double cornucopia with her left; behind her to right, palm branch. Dattari (Savio) 5293. Geissen -. K&G 90.85. Very rare. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
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Rare drachm of Gallienus
EGYPT. Alexandria. Gallienus, 253-268. Drachm (Bronze, 29.70 mm, 13.29 g, 12 h), year IB = 12 = 264-265. AYT K Π ΛΙΚ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. L IB Eagle standing to left, his head turned back to right, holding a wreath in his beak; in field to left, palm branch. Dattari (Savio) 5294-6. K&G 90.83. Köln 2926. Very rare. Bold and with a green patina and reddish highlights. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 650 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Salonina, Augusta, 254-268. Drachm (Bronze, 31.50 mm, 18.89 g, 11 h), year 12 of Gallienus = 264-265. KOPNHΛIA CAΛωNEINA CEB Diademed and elaborately draped bust of Salonina to right. Rev. L IB Eagle standing right, his head turned back to left, holding a wreath in his beak; at his feet to right, palm branch. Dattari (Savio) 5350 (this coin). Geissen -. K&G 91.35. A fine, well-centered and well-struck example of this very rare issue. Brown patina with areas of porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 760 CHF
Estimate: 950 CHF
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EGYPT. Alexandria. Domitius Domitianus, Usurper, 297-298. Tetradrachm (Potin, 19.00 mm, 6.37 g, 12 h), year B = 2 = 297-298. ΔOMITI - ANOC CEB Laureate head of Domitius Domitianus to right. Rev. L B Nike standing facing, her head turned back to left, holding wreath in her extended right hand and a palm branch in her left. Dattari (Savio) 6184-5. Geissen 3370. K&G 126.4. Rare. Clear and well-struck, and with a brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1500 CHF
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Anonymous, 225-217 BC. As (Bronze, 65 mm, 271.00 g), Rome. Head of Janus on disc. Rev. Prow to right; above, mark of value. Crawford 35/1. HN III 337. Sydenham 71. Thurlow & Vecchi 51. Bold and attractive with a rough, dark green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 3801 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
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Anonymous, c. 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 24 mm, 6.80 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate janiform head of the Dioscouri; with a broad face, annulets in the hair, separated sideburns and a curved truncation. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter in his left hand and preparing to hurl his thunderbolt from his right, standing right in a quadriga, which is driven to the right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet inscribed with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 28/3. Sydenham 64. Well-centered, lightly toned and very attractive. Some minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1120 CHF
Estimate: 1400 CHF
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Anonymous, c. 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 24 mm, 6.76 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate janiform head of the Dioscouri; with a broad face, separated sideburns and a curved truncation. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter in his left hand and preparing to hurl his thunderbolt from his right, standing right in a quadriga, which is driven to the right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet inscribed with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 28/3. Sydenham 64a. Attractive and struck on a broad flan. Very minor flan fault on the obverse and very minor traces of corrosion, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1250 CHF
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Anonymous, c. 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 26 mm, 6.57 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate janiform head of the Dioscuri with tall, thin heads and separated sideburns; curved neck truncation. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter in his left hand and preparing to hurl his thunderbolt from his right, standing right in a quadriga, which is driven to the right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet inscribed with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 30/1. Sydenham 64b. Well-centered and attractive. Some minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 1500 CHF
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M. Atilius Saranus, 148 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.97 g, 1 h), Rome. SAR(AN) Helmeted head of Roma to right; X below chin. Rev. M · ATIL / ROMA The Dioscuri on horseback riding right, each holding couched lance in right hand. Babelon (Atilia) 8. Crawford 214/1a. Sydenham 398a. Beautifully struck with fine details and light toning. The best known example. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
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L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.97 g, 5 h), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram in ligature (mark of value). Rev. L · (ANTE)S / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga galloping to right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and holding scepter in his left. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. RBW 980. Sydenham 451. Attractive iridescent toning. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
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M. Herennius, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.78 g, 3 h), Rome. PIETAS Diademed head of Pietas to right; below chin to right, A. Rev. M· HERENNI One of the Catanaean brothers running right, bearing his father on his shoulders. Babelon (Herennia) 1. Crawford 308/1a. Sydenham 567. Nicely toned, well-struck and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 460 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
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Q. Sicinius and C. Coponius, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.65 g, 6 h), mint travelling with Pompey in the East. Q.SICINIVS III VIR Diademed head of Apollo to right; below, star of six rays. Rev. C COPONIVS.PR.S.C. Club of Hercules supporting lion's skin with its head in profile; to left and right, arrow and bow. Babelon (Sicinia) 1. Crawford 444/1a. CRI 3. Sydenham 939. Nicely toned and of lovely style. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 500 CHF
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L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.16 g, 7 h), Rome. Bare head of a Gallic woman to right, with long disheveled hair; behind, carnyx. Rev. L · HOSTILIVS / SASERNA Artemis (Diana) standing facing, holding stag with her right hand and spear with her left. Babelon (Hostilia) 4. Crawford 448/3. CRI 19. Sydenham 953. Wonderfully toned and sharply struck. Scratch in obverse field and die fault on the woman's cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 420 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great), summer 46 - spring 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.89 g), Cordoba, M. Poblicius, legatus pro praetore. M.POBLICI.LEG.PRO. - PR Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. CN.MAGNVS IMP Hispania standing right, with shield on her back, holding two spears in her left hand and presenting short palm frond to Pompeian soldier standing left on a small prow. Babelon (Poblicia) 10, (Pompeia) 9. Crawford 469/1a. CRI 48. Sydenham 1035. A lovely, sharply struck and well-centered example. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
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Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great), summer 46 - spring 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.95 g, 6 h), Corduba, M. Poblicius, legatus pro praetore. M.POBLICI.LEG. - PRO.PR Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. CN.MAGNVS IMP Hispania standing right, with shield on her back, holding two spears in her left hand and presenting a long palm frond to Pompeian soldier standing left on a large prow. Babelon (Poblicia) 10, (Pompeia) 9. Crawford 469/1e. CRI 48a. Sydenham 1035a. Rare with this reverse legend variant. Very well-struck and sharp. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
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C. Vibius Varus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 4 h), Rome. Head of Bacchus to right, wreathed with ivy and grapes. Rev. C · VIBIVS / VARVS Panther springing left towards garlanded altar surmounted by mask and thyrsus. Babelon (Vibia) 24. Crawford 494/36. CRI 192. Sydenham 1138. Clear and well-centered. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
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C. Cassius Longinus and L. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, 43-42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.66 g, 5 h), mint moving with the army of Brutus and Cassius, possibly struck in Smyrna, a. C•CASSI•IMP - LEIBERTAS Diademed and veiled head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Babelon (Cassia) 16, (Cornelia) 75. Crawford 500/3. CRI 221. Sydenham 1307. Attractively toned and sharply struck. Some striking flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 480 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
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C. Cassius Longinus and L. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, 43-42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.71 g, 6 h), mint moving with the army of Brutus and Cassius, possibly struck in Smyrna. C•CASSI•IMP - LEIBERTAS Diademed and veiled head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Babelon (Cassia) 16, (Cornelia) 75 . Crawford 500/5. CRI 221. Sydenham 1307. Clear and attractive. Some minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 550 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
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Brutus, 43-42 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14 mm, 1.63 g, 12 h), military mint traveling with Brutus in southwestern Asia Minor, with the proquaestor L. Sestius. L · SESTI PRO · Q Quaestorial chair, against which rests staff; modius below. Rev. Q CAEPIO BRVTVS PRO COS Tripod between simpulum and apex. Babelon (Junia) 39 and (Sestia) 4. Crawford 502/4. CRI 203. Sydenham 1292. Attractively toned and well-struck. Both sides struck slightly off-center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 800 CHF
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Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (Marcus Junius Brutus), late summer-autumn 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.70 g, 12 h), struck by Pedanius Costa in a mint moving with Brutus and Cassius in either western Asia Minor or northern Greece. LEG COSTA Laureate head of Apollo to right; border of ray-like dots. Rev. BRVTVS IMP Trophy including a helmet, shield, cuirass and two spears. Babelon (Iunia) 42 and (Pedania) 1. Crawford 506/2. CRI 209. Sydenham 1296. Clear, well-centered and lightly toned. Minor porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 650 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
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Cn. Domitius L.f. Ahenobarbus, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.69 g, 1 h), uncertain mint moving with Ahenobarbus along the Adriatic or Ionian coasts. AHENOBAR Lighlty bearded head of Ahenobarbus to right. Rev. CN . DOMITIVS . IMP Galley prow to right, surmounted by a military trophy. Babelon (Domitia) 21. Crawford 519/2. CRI 339. Sydenham 1177. Lightly toned and well-centered. Obverse very slightly double struck and with some roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 2000 CHF
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Sextus Pompey. Denarius (Silver, 15.5 mm, 3.83 g, 1 h), military mint in Sicily, 38-36 BC. MAG • PIVS • IMP ITER The Pharos of Messana surmounted by a figure of Neptune standing on a galley prow to right; below, galley to left. Rev. PRAEF CLAS • ET • ORAE MARIT • EX • S • C Skylla, facing with two fish tails and three dogs' heads, her human body turned to the left, holding rudder with both hands above her head, ready to attack. Crawford 511/4a. CRI 335. RSC 2. Sydenham 1348. Struck on a tight flan, thus emphasizing the types, which are at the center and very sharply and clearly struck. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 800 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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Mark Antony and Cleopatra, 34 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.05 g, 1 h), Alexandria. CLEOPATRAI - REGINAE REGVM FILIORVM REGVM Draped bust of Cleopatra to right, wearing a thin diadem with ties falling behind her, her hair ornamented with pearls along the top of her head and tied in a small bun at the back, and wearing a pearl necklace; at the point of the bust, galley prow to right. Rev. ANTONI・ARMENIA・DEVICTA Bare head of Mark Antony to right; behind neck, Armenian tiara. Babelon (Antonia) 95. BMCRR East 179. Crawford 543/1. CRI 345. Newman, AJN 2 (1990), 34.3. Sydenham 1210. Rare. Well-struck, toned and with excellent portraits. Slightly granular surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 11000 CHF
Estimate: 12500 CHF
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Mark Antony and Cleopatra, 34 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.69 g, 1 h), Alexandria. CLEOPATRAE REGINAE REGVM FILIORVM REGVM Draped and diademed bust of Cleopatra to right; at point of bust, prow to right. Rev. ANTONI ARMENIA DEVICTA Bare head of Mark Antony to right; behind neck, Armenian tiara. Babelon (Antonia) 95. Crawford 543/1. Sydenham 1210. Struck slightly off-center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 10000 CHF
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SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Chalkis ad Libanon. Cleopatra VII of Egypt, 36-30 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), Regnal years ΚΑ = 21 (Egypt) and Ϛ = 6 (Chalkis) = 32/1 BC. ΒΑCΙΛΙCCΗC ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑC Diademed and draped bust of Cleopatra VII to right. Rev. ΕΤΟΥC ΚΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ Ϛ ΘΕΑC ΝΕWΤΕΡΑC Athena advancing to left, holding spear with her right hand and with her shield over her left arm. RPC 4773. Good portrait of Cleopatra, similar to those found on the denarii in the previous lots. Rough green patina as found. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
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Extremely rare and the finest known
PAPHLAGONIA. Sinope. Augustus, 27 BC - 14 AD. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.18 g, 12 h), year XXII = 22 = 25/4 BC. C I F AN XXII Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. EX D D Cornucopia on globe. RPC 2114.3 (online, this coin). Extremely rare, the best of perhaps three or four known examples. With an attractive dark patina and a good youthful portrait of Augustus. Minor roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
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Possibly the finest known
LYCIA, The Lycian League. Masicytes. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.34 g, 12 h), c. 27-20 or c. 21 BC. Λ - Y Bare head of Augustus (?) to right. Rev. M - A Two lyres. RPC I 3309c. Trowel 121.3 (same dies). Sharply struck on excellent metal, and with a particularly individualistic head on the obverse. Very minor scuff on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
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Gaius (Caligula), with Divus Augustus, 37-41. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.81 g, 3 h), Lugdunum, 37. C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT COS Bare head of Caligula to right. Rev. Radiate head of Divus Augustus to right, between two six-rayed stars. BMC 1. BN 1-2. Calicó 336. Cohen 10. RIC 1. A splendid example: sharply struck, very well-centered, and with fine and expressive portraits. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 100000 CHF
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Claudius, with Agrippina Junior, 41-54. Aureus (Gold, 19.0 mm, 7.66 g, 7 h), Rome, 50-51. TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM P M TRIB POT P P Laureate head of Claudius to right. Rev. AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTAE Draped bust of Agrippina Junior to right, wearing barley wreath, her hair tied in a plait at the back. BMC 72. BN 79. Calicó 396e. RIC 80. Rare. With an attractive reddish tone and two powerful portraits. Minor edge nick, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 24000 CHF
Estimate: 30000 CHF
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SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25.5 mm, 14.88 g, 12 h), Caesarian year AIP = 111 and regnal year Θ = 9 = 62/3. NEPΩN KAIΣAP Σ-EBAΣTOΣ Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ETOYΣ AIP Θ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; pellet and palm frond to right. McAlee 261. Prieur 85. RPC 4185. Boldly struck and attractive, lightly toned. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 450 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
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From the Boscoreale Hoard of 1895
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.33 g, 6 h), Rome, c. 66-67. IMP NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. IVPPITER CVSTOS Jupiter, bare to waist, seated to left on throne, holding a thunderbolt in his right hand and a long scepter in his left. BMC 77. BN 231. Calicó 413. Cohen 120. RIC 63. Vagi 683. Beautifully toned during the Vesuvius eruption, well-struck and most attractive. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 15000 CHF
Estimate: 8500 CHF
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Vespasian, 69-79. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.13 g, 5 h), Rome, 21 December 69 - early 70. IMP CAESΛR VESPΛSIΛNVS ΛVG Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. IVDAEA On the left, military trophy, to right, Judaea, veiled and draped, seated right on ground in attitude of mourning, her knees drawn up and her head resting in her left hand, with her left elbow propped on her left knee. BMCRE 35. BN 24. Hendon 6509. RIC 2. A particularly lovely example, beautifully toned, very well-struck, of fine style and remarkably fine. Some tiny marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 6000 CHF
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