obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
Lot 302
LYDIA. Nysa. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 11 mm, 0.94 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Euphra... Laureate head of Hades to right. Rev. NYΣA / EYΦΡA Grain ear and poppy. BMC -. Regling 24. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Extremely rare. Coppery-brown surfaces. About very fine.
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Lot 303
KINGS OF LYDIA. Alyattes II to Kroisos, circa 610-546 BC. Trite (Electrum, 14 mm, 4.73 g), Sardes. Head of lion to right, with open jaws and with a sun and rays on its forehead. Rev. Two incuse squares. SNG Kayhan 1013. SNG von Aulock 2868-9. Weidauer 86-89. Attractive and sharply struck. A few bangs and marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1000 CHF
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Lot 304
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, circa 564/53-550/39 BC. 1/3 Stater (Silver, 13x10 mm, 3.47 g), Sardes, 560-550. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. Berk 24. Boston MFA 2071. Rose 666. SNG Keckman 359. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 305
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, Circa 560-546 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Silver, 8.5 mm, 0.86 g), Sardes, c. 545-520. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Incuse square. Berk 26-7. BMC 20. Rosen 668. SNG Kayhan 120. SNG von Aulock 2880 and 8213. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 306
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, Circa 560-546 BC. Hemihekte or 1/12 Stater (Silver, 7.5 mm, 0.86 g), Sardes, c. 545-520. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left, and a bull, on the right. Rev. Incuse square. BMC 20. Rosen 668. SNG Kayhan 120. SNG von Aulock 2880, 8213. Nice clear type, well centered and lightly toned. nearly very fine.
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Lot 307
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain mint. 5th century BC. Drachm or Tetrobol (Silver, 13.5 mm, 3.14 g, 1 h). Spinx seated to left, raising right foreleg; below, letter(?). Rev. Horse's head right wihin circular incuse. Cf. ANS 1909.999.101. Cf. Traité pl. 28, 11. Cf. Warren 1517. Seemingly unpublished and very intriguing. Good fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
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Lot 308
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain mint. 5th century BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 5.5 mm, 0.22 g). Head of a roaring lion to right. Rev. Rough incuse square. Klein -. Rosen -. SNG Kayhan -. SNG Keckman -. Toned. Light porosity. Very fine.
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Lot 309
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain mint. 5th-4th centuries BC. Triobol (?) (Silver, 13 mm, 2.36 g, 6 h). Male figure riding goat right, grasping a horn in his right hand. Rev. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Seemingly unpublished. Highly reminiscent of issues from Erythrae. Light porosity. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 310
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain mint. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.23 g, 12 h). Head of Artemis to right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Rev. K Stag reclining to right, head turned to look back. Cf. Asia Minor Coins (General/Uncertain) 15177. Klein -. Rosen -. SNG Kayhan -. Seemingly unpublished. Scratch on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 311
ASIA MINOR. Uncertain mint. 5th-4th centuries BC. Hemiobol (?) (Silver, 8 mm, 0.42 g, 3 h). ΓA-O or ΠΑ-Ο Forepart of a goat to right, head turned to look back. Rev. Head of a bull to left. Asia Minor Coins (General/Uncertain) -. Klein -. Rosen -. SNG Kayhan -. Possibly unpublished. Minor roughness. Very fine.
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Lot 312
CARIA. Uncertain ('Mint D'). Circa 450-400 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10.5 mm, 1.09 g, 9 h). Confronted foreparts of two bulls, their horns crossed. Rev. Head of a bull to left, within incuse square. Cf. SNG Ashmolean 334 (obol). SNG Kayhan 967. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 313
CARIA. Halikarnassos. Circa 395-377 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6.5 mm, 0.24 g, 6 h). Head of ram to right. Rev. [A-...] Bare male head to right. Karl 127-8. Cf. Klein 496-7. Troxell, Carians p. 253, pl. 40, 9B. Very fine.
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Lot 314
CARIA. Halikarnassos. mid 4th-3rd centuries BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.16 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. AΛI Eagle standing left; lyre to left. BMC 18. Karl 133-137. SNG Copenhagen 346-7. SNG Keckman 50. A well centered pleasing example with natural encrustations. Scratches on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 315
CARIA. Idyma. Circa 350-300 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 0.89 g, 12 h). Horned head of Pan (with features of Apollo) to right. Rev. I-[Δ] Fig leaf. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Kayhan 1633. SNG Keckman 61. Dark green patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 316
CARIA. Kaunos. Circa 350-300 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.75 g, 1 h). Bull butting to right. Rev. K-A Sphinx seated right. Konuk pl. 50, B; SNG Copenhagen 182. Tannish-brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 317
CARIA. Knidos. Circa 500-490 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 5.80 g, 6 h). Forepart of lion to right, with open jaws and outstretched right paw. Rev. Diademed head of Aphrodite to right; the neck truncation in the form of a pearl necklace. Cahn 46 (V25/R37). SNG Keckman I, 114 (same dies). A rare early variety; toned and of a vigorous local style. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 318
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 340-316 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 6.88 g, 10 h). Head of Helios facing, turned slightly to right. Rev. POΔION Rose with bud to right; to left, grape cluster above E. Ashton 98. HGC 6, 1433. SNG Copenhagen 728. Heavily toned and struck in high relief. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
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From the collections of Virgil Brand and Weber
Lot 319
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 6.67 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Eu.... Head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. POΔION / Ε - Υ Rose with bud to right; to left, bunch of grapes. Ashton 158. SNG Keckmann 454-460. Weber 6716 (this coin). Nicely toned and of fine style. Some minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
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Lot 320
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 250-229 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.57 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Mnasimachos. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΜΝΑΣΙΜΑΧΟΣ Rose with bud to left; below, Ρ Ο; to left, Athena Nikephoros standing to left. Ashton 208. SNG Keckman 537-539. SNG von Aulock, 2807. Toned and bold. Porous and rough surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 321
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88-84 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.20 g, 11 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Nikephoros. Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. P-O / NIKHΦOPOΣ Rose with bud to right; to left, hand holding grain ear. HGC 6, 1461. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group E, 249. SNG Keckman 676. Nicely centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 322
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 125-88 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 7.5 mm, 1.06 g, 12 h), plinthophoric series, struck under the magistrate Dexikrates. Radiate head of Helios, three-quarter facing to right. Rev. Ρ - Ο ΔEΞKPATHΣ (sic!) Rose with bud to right; in the lower left field, crown of Isis; all within shallow incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian 45. SNG Keckman 657. Obverse slightly off-centre, and with some scuffs, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 323
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88/42 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 22 mm, 4.15 g, 12 h), Struck under the magistrate Philiskos. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. Ρ - Ο / ΦΙΛΙΣΚΟΣ Rose seen from above; below, corn ear to right. Ashton & Weiss 135. (A35/P133). SNG von Aulock 2837 (same dies). Well centred on a very broad flan and particularly elegant; sharp and fresh. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 324
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88/42 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.14 g, 12 h), Struck under the magistrate Philiskos. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. Ρ - Ο / ΦΙΛΙΣΚΟΣ Rose seen from above; below, corn ear to right. Ashton & Weiss 135. (A35/P133). SNG von Aulock 2837 (same dies). Well centered and elegant. Good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Only the second example known
Lot 325
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88/42 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 3.97 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Agathokles. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. ΡΟ / ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΗΣ Rose seen from above; above, palm branch and corn ear. Ashton & Weiss - (but cf. 111, this obverse die A31). Karl -. Well struck and particularly sharp; only one example for this magistrate recorded by A&W. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 326
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88/42 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.30 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Basileides. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. Ρ - Ο / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΔΗΣ Rose seen from above; below, corn ear to left. Ashton & Weiss 121 (A32/P119). Karl 644. Pozzi 2723 (same obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 867 (same obverse die). SNG Keckman 743 (same obverse die). SNG von Aulock 8197 (same obverse die). Elegant and lightly toned. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 327
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 88/42 BC-AD 14. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 4.29 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Kritiokles. Radiate head of Helios facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. Ρ - Ο / ΚΡΙΤΟΚΛΗΣ Rose seen from above; below, corn ear to left. Ashton & Weiss 138-151 var. (A36/P- unrecorded reverse die). BMC 337-8(same obverse die). SNG Keckman 742 (same obverse die). With a wonderful and bold three quarter depiction of Helios. Minor scuff on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
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Lot 328
DYNASTS OF LYCIA. Protodynastic Period, circa 490-430 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 9.11 g, 1 h). Boar standing to right. Rev. Tortoise within an incuse square lined by pellets. Falghera 48. SNG Copenhagen Supp. 385-6. SNG von Aulock 4072. Toned. Edge crack, otherwise, fine.
Current Bid: 70 CHF
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Lot 329
DYNASTS OF LYCIA. Perikles, circa 380-360 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 1.56 g). Horned head of Pan to left. Rev. ΠE-PE-KΛ Lycian triskeles to left. Falghera 219-23. Müseler VIII, 52-5. SNG von Aulock 4257-8. Green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 330
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 100-50 BC. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 7.50 g, 1 h), under the magistrate Kokos. Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. AΠΑΜΕΩN / KΩKOY Eagle right, landing on maeander pattern; to either side, cap of the Dioscuri surmounted by a star; star above. BMC 78-82. SNG Copenhagen 161-162. Good solid strike and well centered with an attractive brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 331
PHRYGIA. Laodikeia. Circa 133/88-67 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 12.48 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Zeuxis, son of Apollonios and grandson of Amyntas, c. 70. Cista mystica with half-open lid from which a serpent issues to the left; around, ivy wreath with fruits. Rev. ΛAO / ZΕΥΞΙΣ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ Two serpents coiled around a bow case; to right, winged kerykeion (off flan on this coin). BMC 4. SNG von Aulock 3798. Extremely rare. Sharply struck. Reverse slightly double-struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 332
PHRYGIA. Laodikeia. Circa 1st century BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.20 g, 1 h). Boar, the river god Kapros (="boar" in Greek), standing to left; below, monogram.. Rev. ΛAOΔI-KEΩN Wolf, the river god Lykos (="wolf" in Greek), standing to right. BMC 52-3. Weber 7129. An attractive and clear example. Good very fine.
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Lot 333
PISIDIA. Selge. Circa 350-300 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.02 g, 7 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. Small head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. SNG BN-. SNG von Aulock 5268. Sharp strike. A few light hairline scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 334
PISIDIA. Selge. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.81 g, 3 h). Bare head of Herakles to right; before, K. Rev. CΕΛΓΕ Winged thunderbolt; to right, bow topped with a griffin head. SNG BN 1998 (same dies). Earthen-green patina. Light cleaning scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 335
SOUTHERN ASIA MINOR OR THE NORTHERN LEVANT. Uncertain mint. Circa 3rd century BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.89 g, 12 h). Ram running to left, head turned to right. Rev. Scales. Butcher p. 405. Weiser p. 16, 1 (Nektanebo II of Egypt). Black patina with sandy deposits. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 336
CILICIA. Uncertain. Early-mid 4th century BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 6 mm, 0.16 g, 12 h). bēth lāmadh, in Aramaic (= Baal) Head of Baal facing. Rev. Sphinx seated left, with her right forepaw raised. SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Troxell & Kagan 20. Rare. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 337
CILICIA. Hierapolis. 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.79 g, 12 h). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of city-goddess to right; behind neck, monogram . Rev. [IEΡO]ΠOΛITΩN / TΩN ΠΡOΣ TΩI / ΠΥΡAMΩI. SNG Levante 1563. Cf. SNG BN 2207-9 (control). Well centered on a particularly thick flan. A lovely coin. Very fine.
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Lot 338
CILICIA. Tarsos. Circa 440-410 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.80 g, 11 h). Horseman (Syennesis?) riding to left, wearing kyrbasia, holding lotus flower in his right hand and reins in his left, and with a bow in bowcase on the saddle; below horse, key symbol. Rev. Two Persian soldiers, standing vis-a-vis, each holding a vertical spear with both hands, with a bow over his far shoulder and with a bowcase over his shoulder; between them, possible traces of an erased inscription (TRZ), or nothing. Cf. Casabonne Type D1 = Traité II, 2, 526 and Pl. cvi, 6. Extremely rare. Struck from a worn obverse die and with minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 339
CILICIA. Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames) (?), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Third stater (Silver, 14 mm, 3.25 g, 9 h). Female head facing (Arethusa), turned slightly to left and wearing pendant earrings and pearl necklace; to right, fish swimming downwards. Rev. KLK Helmeted and bearded male head (Ares?) to left. Casabonne series 2-3. SNG BN 301-2. Very rare denomination for the series. Lightly toned and quite attractive. Light scratches and marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 340
CILICIA. Tarsos. Mazaios, Satrap of Cilicia, 361/0-334 BC. Stater (Silver, 23.5 mm, 10.92 g, 2 h). P / B’LTRZ (in Aramaic) Baaltars seated left, his head and torso facing, holding eagle in extended right hand and scepter in his left. Rev. MZDY / SM (in Aramaic) Lion attacking bull left. BMC 58. Casabonne Series 2, Group A. SNG France -. SNG Levante 101 var. (o on the obverse). Sunrise 65. Very rare variety. Beautifully toned. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 341
GALATIA. Pessinos. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 16.66 g, 12 h). Jugate draped busts right of Attis, wearing Phrygian cap, and Kybele Agditis, wearing turreted crown. Rev. MHTPOΠ ΠEΣΣINEAΣ Lion seated to left, his right paw raised and resting on a shield; to left and right, piloi of the Dioskouroi. HGC 7, 766; SNG BN 2563. Dark green patina with light earthen deposits. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 342
GALATIA. Pessinos. 1st century BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 15.96 g, 12 h). Jugate draped busts of Attis, wearing Phrygian cap, and Kybele Agditis, wearing turreted crown, to right. Rev. MHTPOΠ ΠEΣΣINEAΣ Lion seated to left, his right paw raised and resting on a shield; to left and right, piloi of the Dioskouroi. HGC 7, 766; SNG BN 2563. Dark green patina. Good fine.
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Lot 343
KINGS OF GALATIA. Deiotaros, as tetrarch, 63-59/8 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.21 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Eagle, with spread wings and head turned back to right, standing left on a thunderbolt; in field to left, monogram. HGC 7, 775. RPC I p. 356, 2. SNG von Aulock 6099-6100. Brown patina and struck from dies of fine style. Very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
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Lot 344
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator, circa 163-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 4.16 g, 12 h), Eusebeia-Mazaca, year ΓΛ (33) = 131-130. Diademed head of Ariarathes V to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ APIAPAΘOY EYΣEBOYΣ Athena standing left, holding Nike in right hand, grounded shield in left, spear held in crook of left arm; monograms in outer fields and to inner left; below, date ΓΛ. HGC 811. Simonetta 28a (Ariarathes IV). Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 345
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes VI Epiphanes Philopator, circa 130-112/0 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.60 g, 1 h), year 10 = . Diademed head right of Ariarathes to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ APIAPAΘOY EΠIΦANOYΣ Athena standing left, crowning king's name with wreath held in right hand, holding palm branch in right; at her side, shieldleaning against her leg; to inner left, AT monogram; to outer right, monogram; in exergue, I (date). Simonetta 36b. Fine portrait. Small edge chip, porosity on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 346
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h), regnal year IΓ (13) = 83-82. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩS / APIOBAPZANOY / ΦIΛOPΩMAIOY Athena Nikephoros standing left; to inner left, ΠA monogram; A to inner right; in exergue, IΓ (date). DCA 460. HGC 7, 846. Simonetta 9a. Toned and with a bold portrait. Good very fine.
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Lot 347
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.21 g, 12 h), first series. Small diademed head of Arsames I to right, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Arsames on horseback to right holding spear against two attacking soldiers; beneath the horse fallen enemy soldier. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 1.1. Same dies as Obolos 12, 3. Rare type. Very fine.
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Lot 348
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 1.53 g), Arkathiokerta. Head of Mithradates I to right, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Debased circular legend, meant to read ΜΙΘΡΑΔΑΤΟY. Cf. ACV 192. CAA -. Cf. Kovacs 27 (bust to left). Dark brown patina. Partially cleaned, otherwise, nearly fine.
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Lot 349
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 1.64 g), Arkathiokerta. Head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Debased circular legend, meant to read BACIΛΕωC ΜΙΘΡΑΔΑΤΟ. Cf. ACV 192. CAA -. Cf. Kovacs 27. Obolos 13, 439 (same obverse die?). Cleaned brown surfaces. Nearly fine.
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Lot 350
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.44 g), Arkathiokerta. Diadened head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Debased circular legend, meant to read ΜΙΘΡΑΔΑΤΟY. ACV 192. CAA -. Kovacs 27. Dark green patina; crude as is most often the case with this issue. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, good fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
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Lot 351
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.45 g, 6 h). Diademed head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. MIΘPAΔATOY Nike advancing to left, crowning king's name. Apparently unpublished. Cf. Obolos 15, 2020, 466. Dark green patina. Nearly fine.
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Lot 352
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 2.34 g, 8 h). Diademed head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Bashlyk. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 29. Dark earthen brown patina. A few faint scratches, otherwise, nearly fine.
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Lot 353
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10.5 mm, 1.21 g, 4 h). Diademed head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. MIΘP (?) Nike advancing to left, crowning king's name. Apparently unpublished. Cf. Obolos 15, 2020, 466. Cleaned brown surfaces. Fine.
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Lot 354
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.17 g, 4 h). Diademed head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. MIΘPAΔATOY Nike advancing to left, crowning king's name. Apparently unpublished. Cf. Obolos 15, 2020, 466. Brown surfaces. nearly fine.
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Lot 355
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, Circa 150-100 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 1.51 g, 3 h), Arkathiokerta(?). Head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk; in left field, uncertain letter (off the flan on this example); in right field, Aramic P. Rev. Veiled and draped female bust to left. Kovacs 30, otherwise unpublished. Extremely rare and one of just a small handful known. Earthen-green patina. Some chipping of the patina. About very fine.
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Lot 356
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Uncertain king, circa 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 0.94 g, 12 h). Pseudo-Greeek legend Head of king to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Female head (queen?) to right. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs -. Cf. LNA 4, 361. Extremely rare - one of just a few known examples. Cleaned brown surfaces. Nearly fine.
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Lot 357
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Uncertain king, circa 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 1.47 g, 12 h). Pseudo-Greek legend Head of king to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Female head (queen?) to right. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs -. Cf. LNA 4, 361. Extremely rare - one of just a few known examples. Dark green patina. A little rough, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 358
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes I, the God, 123-96 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.35 g, 1 h), Artaxata, under Tigranes II, circa 96 BC. Diademed and draped of Tigranes I to right, wearing tiara decorated with a star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ Elephant, with raised trunk, walking slowly to left . ACV 145-6. CAA 143. Kovacs 54 (same dies as illustrated). Green patina. Nearly fine.
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Lot 359
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.26 g, 12 h), second series, Tigranocerta, circa 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY The Tyche of Tigranocerta seated to right on a rock, holding a laurel branch in her extended right hand; below right, river-god Araxes swimming to right; TP monogram and A monograms in inner right field. ACV 48. Kovacs 81. YTN 64. Attractive earthen-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 360
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 6.34 g, 1 h), second series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Herakles standing facing, head to left, setting club on the ground with his right hand, lion's skin draped over his left arm; TP monogram and A across inner field. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 82. Tan-brown patina. Some roughness along obverse edges, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 361
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.97 g, 11 h), third series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Tyche of Tigranocerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming to right; ΔΗ monogram and A across inner field. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 85. Bold strike with a dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 362
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.12 g, 12 h), series 7, Artaxata, year 28 (KH) = 69-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Nike advancing to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand; on outer left, date HK above monogram of ΞEP monogram. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 98. Same obverse die and superior to Nomos 18, 232 . Excellent centering on a full flan with complete borders; green patina. Light porosity and corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 363
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.97 g, 12 h), series 4, Tigranocerta, circa 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Cornucopia filled with fruits and bound with a fillet; below, ΔΗ. ACV 98. CAA -. Kovacs 91. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 364
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes I, 121-96 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.01 g, 11 h), Artaxata. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes I to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with an uncertain decoration. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY TIΓPANOY Cornucopia filled with fruits and tied with fillet. Kovacs 52. Dark green patina. Very rare and unpublished prior to Kovacs. Flan flaw on reverse, otherwise, fine.
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Lot 365
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes the Younger, 77/6-66 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.13 g, 12 h), Tigranokerta, 69-68. Diademed head of Tigranes the Younger to right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with a comet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY / ΔHMO Nike advancing to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand; in left field, M. ACV -. CAA -. Cf. Kovacs 143 (without M). Dark brown patina. Areas of light roughness. Very fine.
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Lot 366
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes the Younger, 77/6-66 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.47 g, 12 h), Tigranokerta(?) or Artagigarta, 66-65 BC. Diademed head of Tigranes the Younger to right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with a comet. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY / ΔHM[O] Nike advancing to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 155 (this obverse die). Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 367
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes the Younger, 77/6-66 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.96 g, 12 h), uncertain mint, perhaps Artaxata, c. 74-71/0 BC. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes the Younger to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with uncertain decoration. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Nike advancing left, holding wreath in extended right hand. Cf. Kovacs 158. Dark green patina with sandy overtones. Very fine.
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Lot 368
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Artaxias III, with Tiberius, 18-34. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.63 g, 9 h), Artaxata. Laureate head of Tiberius to right. Rev. Head of Artaxias III (Lucius Antonius Zeno) to right, wearing five pointed Armenian tiara. Unpublished, unknown and apparently unique. Heavily circulated, otherwise, fair.
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Lot 369
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Artaxias III, 18-34. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 23 mm, 13.26 g, 1 h), Imitative coinage, struck posthumously, 35-54. Retrograde legend starting at 12h Five-pointed Armenian tiara to left; star to right, Δ below to left. Rev. legend starting at 1h Horse walking to right. ACV - (cf. 244 var.). Kovacs 194. Green patina with light earthen deposits. Good fine.
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Lot 370
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes VI, first reign, circa 60-62 or later. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.05 g, 12 h), series 2, Artagigarta (?), 60-62. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes VI to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with star. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY MEΓAΛOY Nike standing to right, holding wreath with which she crowns the king's name. ACV 162-163. CAA 148. Kovacs 198 (same obverse die). Well centered. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 371
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Arsames (Theosebes?), Prior to 130 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.89 g, 9 h). Diademed head of Arsames to right, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ] ΘΕΟ[...] Winged thunderbolt. ACV 4. Alram 239. Kovacs 218. Extremely Rare. Two-toned brown patina. Good fine.
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Lot 372
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Mithradates I Kallinikos, circa 96-70 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 9.42 g, 1 h). Diademed head of Mithradates to right, wearing pointed tiara with flaps down. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MIΘPAΔATOY KAΛΛINIKOY Athena standing left, holding Nike in her right hand and resting her left, which also holds a spear, on her shield, leaning against her left leg. ACV 187. Alram 242. Bedoukian, coinage 20. Kovacs 221. Bold portrait. very fine.
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Lot 373
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, 38-72. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15 mm, 5.77 g, 12 h). ΠI-Σ/TI-Σ (=faith) Clasped hands holding kerykeion. Rev. K[OMMAΓ]HNΩN Anchor. ACV 233. Kovacs 244. RPC I 3863. Rare. Reverse slightly off centre and struck on a short flan, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 374
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, with Iotape, AD 38-40 and 41-72. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 28 mm, 15.82 g, 12 h), Samosata, but inscribed with the name of Lykaonia, c. 38-40 or 41-54. ΒΑCΙΛEYC ME-ΓAC ANTIOXOC Diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. ΛYKA-ONΩN around scorpion; all within laurel wreath. ACV 203. Kovacs 249. RPC I 3533. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 3 (same obverse die). Dark olive-green patina. Minor roughness, light smoothing on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 375
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes., 38-40 and 41-72. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.15 g, 12 h), late series with bevelled edge, Samosata, c. 54-65. ΒΑΣΙ• MEΓAΣ ANTIOXOΣ• EΠI• Diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. KOMMAΓHNΩN Capricorn to right; above, five-rayed star; below, anchor; all within laurel wreath. BMC 11-15. Kovacs 256. RPC 3855. Dark brown and earthen patina. A few random deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 376
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes., 38-40 and 41-72. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.76 g, 12 h), late series with bevelled edge, Samosata, c. 54-65. ΒΑΣΙ• MEΓ ANTIOXOC • EΠI• Diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. KOMMAΓHNΩN Capricorn to right; above back, five-rayed star (?); below, anchor; all within laurel wreath. BMC 11. Kovacs 256. RPC I 3855. Dark patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 377
KINGS OF COMMAGENE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, AD 38-72. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 29 mm, 12.46 g, 12 h), late series with bevelled edge, Samosata, c. 66-72. ΒΑCΙΛEYC MEΓ ANTIOXOC EΠI Diademed and draped bust of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. KOMMAΓ-HNΩN around scorpion; all within laurel wreath. ACV 199. BMC 4. Kovacs 257. RPC I 3856. Brown patina. Minor roughness and marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 378
COMMAGENE. Samosata. Circa mid 1st century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.76 g, 9 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. CAMO-CATωN Lion walking right. AC 237. Kovacs 294. RPC I 3851. Green patina. About very fine.
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Lot 379
ARMENIA MINOR. Mithradates, as Satrap, 212-? BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 6.27 g, 8 h), or, perhaps, struck by Mithradates I Ktistes of Pontos, 281-266, uncertain mint. mtrdt (Aramaic, but here either missing or off the flan) Bearded head of Mithradates to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. mtr-dt (Aramaic) Bee flying upwards. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 295 var. (with an obverse inscription apparently lacking here). Extremely rare. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 380
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Aristobulus, AD 54-92. Chalkous (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 1.91 g, 6 h), Nicopolis ad Lycum, year ΙΖ = 17 = 70/71. ΒΑCΙΛEωC APIC[TO]BO[YΛOY] Capricorn to left, with star above and three pellets bellow. Rev. Hand to left, holding scales; enclosing ETO /VC• /IZ between the balance pans. RPC II Online 1692A.1 (this coin). Extremely rare, one of two known examples. Uncleaned earthen deposits as found, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 381
COMMAGENE. Uncertain mint. Imitating the types of Demetrios I Soter, 162-150 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.75 g, 12 h), imitation struck in Commagene, time of Mithradates I, circa 96-70 BC. Diademed head of Demetrios I to right. Rev. ΔΗΤΡΙΟ / ΒΑCΙΛΕΩ / ΕΥEΕΒΟ[Υ?] (sic) Cornucopia. HGC 9, 807. Cf. SC 1768. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 382
PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. Uncertain satraps of Babylon, circa 328-311 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 4.07 g, 3 h), Babylon. Baaltars seated left, holding scepter in right hand and resting his left on the throne. Rev. Lion walking left; above, pentagram; in exergue, monogram. Cf. Nicolet-Pierre p. 290, 5 (stater). Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 383
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 17.06 g, 1 h), in the name of Philip III of Macedon, Babylon (II), c. 318/7-315. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated left on a throne with a back, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, prow of galley left, inscribed ΛY; below throne, Z. Duyrat Group V, Series 11. Cf. HGC 9, 11. Price P158. SC CAd43.15. Well struck and lightly toned. Scrape on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 384
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.22 g, 12 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris II, circa 295-281 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Athena, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield with her left, standing right in quadriga of elephants moving to right; above, anchor; between shield and elephants, monogram and Θ. HGC 9, 32a. SC 131.6c. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 385
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 6.65 g, 9 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris (II), late 280s. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Bull butting to right; above K; in exergue, Θ. HGC 84. SC 149.1. Dark green patina. A few cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 386
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.88 g, 9 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris (II), late 280s. Winged head of Medusa to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Bull butting right, with monogram between his back legs; above, Θ and star. HGC 107a. Cf. SC 153.1 (without star above). An unpublished variety with star on reverse. Two-toned brown and tan patina. Very fine.
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Lot 387
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 4.10 g, 12 h), Seleukeia I mint, after c. 300. Helmeted head of Athea to right. Rev. Elephant standing right; below, monogram; before forelegs, B. HGC 9, 97. Cf. SC 129 (primary control above). Brown patina with earthen deposits. Unpublished with the primary control beneath the elephant instead of above it. Very fine.
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Lot 388
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.13 g), Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his left on his bow; in outer left and right fields, monograms. ESM 177. HGC 9, 128g. SC 379.6c. Impressive centering mainly on the reverse. Old marks on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 389
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.12 g, 7 h), Seleukia on-the-Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟXΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his right on his bow; to left and right, monogram. ESM 155, type 2. SC 379.3c. A toned coin with an attractive high relief portrait; an elegant coin. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 390
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter, 281-261 BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 2.03 g, 6 h), Uncertain mint 23 in eastern Syria or Mesopotamia. Shield with tripod as central device. Rev. ΒΑΣ ΑΝΤΙ Bow in bow-case. HGC 9, 201. G. Le Rider, "Apamée de Syrie: Un chapitre constestable de E.T. Newell dans WSM," pour Denyse, pl. 12, 5. SC 373. Quite rare. Sandy green patina. Obverse slightly off centre, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 391
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28.5 mm, 17.15 g, 12 h), Sardes. Diademed head of Antiochos II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his left on a bow leaning against the omphalos behind him; in exergue, AN and AΣ. HGC 9, 236f. SC 518a. WSM 1385. A fine portrait, well centered and lightly toned. A few minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 392
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos, 246-226 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.35 g, 12 h), Sardes, c. 246-242. Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛ-ΕΥΚΟΥ Apollo standing to left, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his left on a bow by his side; in the outer left and right fields, monograms. HGC 9, 345. SC 660.1. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 393
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 223-187 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.75 g, 1 h), Sardis, c. 213. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Elephant standing left; in exergue, monogram. HGC 9, 560. SC 981.2. Dark brown patina with reddish earthen deposits. Nearly very fine.
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A unique Seleukid bronze
Lot 394
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos IV Philopator, 187-175 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.40 g, 11 h), Uncertain mint in Asia Minor(?). Jugate draped bust of the Dioskouroi to right, each wearing pileos with laurel wreath. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ Σ]ΕΛΕΥΚ[ΟΥ] The Dioskouoi on horseback rearing right. HGC 9, -. SC -. Unpublished. Extremely rare and unique. Green patina. Surfaces a bit rough, light cleaning scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 395
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos IV Epiphanes, 175-164 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.47 g, 1 h), Byblos. Diademed and radiate head of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ /"[belonging] to holy Gebal" (in Phoenician) Isis Pharia standing left, holding scepter in right hand . HGC 9, 698. SC 1445. SCarce type. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 396
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos V Eupator, 164-162 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.44 g, 1 h), Antioch on the Orontes. Diademed head of Antiochus V to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΥΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ Zeus seated to left on a backless throne, holding scepter in his left hand, and Nike in his right hand crowning the name of Antiochos; in the outer left field, monogram. HGC 9, 752. SC 1575.2. Wonderful Hellenistic style; beautiful coin. Good very fine.
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Lot 397
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Tryphon, circa 142-138 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.57 g, 1 h), Uncertain mint 100, probably in Northern Syria. Diademed head of Tryphon to right. Rev. [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ] ΤΡΥΦΩΝΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ Ornate Macedonian helmet to left, with spike on top and a wild goat’s horn over the visor; to inner left, ΑΣ. HGC 9, 1061. SC 2040a. Attractive brown patina with earthen highlights in the recesses, well centered and of interesting style. Good very fine.
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Lot 398
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator, first reign, 146-138 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14.5 mm, 3.38 g, 12 h), Sidon, year ΘΞΡ (169) of the Seleukid era = 144-143. Diademed and draped bust of Demetrios II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / [ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ] Eagle standing left, with palm branch over his right shoulder; to left, ΘΞΡ (date) over monogram; to right, ΣΙΔΩ above aphlaston; between legs, Γ. HGC 9, 986. SC 1956.3. Rare. Toned. Hairline flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 399
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos VII Euergetes (Sidetes), 138-129 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.55 g, 1 h), Cappadocian mint, struck posthumously. Diademed head of Antiochos VII to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Athena standing to left, holding Nike, shield and spear; to outer left, monogram above A; across inner fields, T-A; all within laurel wreath. SC 2150.1. HGC 9, 1069. Lightly tned with underlying luster, a detailed and well centered strike. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 400
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator, Second reign, 129-126/5 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.46 g, 12 h), Tyre, year ΔΠΡ (184) of the Seleukid era = 129-128. Diademed and draped bust of Demetrios II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Eagle standing left on prow, with palm branch over his right shoulder; to left, Α/ΡΕ over club topped by the Tyre monogram; to right, monogram of ΑΣΥ over ΔΠΡ; between legs, monogram. DCA 235. HGC 9, 1131. SC 2197.1b. Rare denomination for the issue. A handsome coin with a particularly clear reverse. Obverse slightly off-centre, otherwise, good very fine.
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