obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
THRACE. Perinthus. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Diassarion (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 8.12 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath with grape bunches. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, head to left, holding grain ears with her extended right hand and long scepter in her left. RPC III 721. Schönert-Geiss 118-9. Elegant portrait of the wine-God; attractive dark brown old collection patina. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MYSIA. Attaea. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.03 g, 12 h), struck under the proconsul Q. Vibius Secundus, circa 101-103. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Ν-ΕΡ ΤΡΑ CΕΒ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΝΘ CΕΚΟΥΝ ΑΤΤΑΙΤΩΝ Zeus standing facing, head to left, holding thunderbolt with his extended right hand and long sceptre with his left; at his feet to right, eagle to right, his head turned back to left. RPC 1752. SNG Paris 141. Very rare. Rough surfaces. A few deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
LYDIA. Sala. Time of Trajan, 98-117. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.76 g, 6 h), struck under the archon Meliton. ΔΗΜΟС СΑΛΗΝΩΝ Bearded and draped bust of the Demos of Sala to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΜEΛΙΤΩΝΩC ΑΡΧ Zeus standing to left, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand and staff with his left. BMC 5-6. RPC III 2432. SNG Tübingen 3766. Attractive golden-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.05 g, 12 h). Draped bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Rev. ΙΕΡΑΠΟ-ΛΕΙΤΩΝ Nemesis standing facing, head to left, drawing drapery from her shoulder with right hand and holding bridle in left. BMC 13. RPC III 2358H. SNG Copenhagen 417-8. SNG von Aulock 3620. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. Well centered and struck. Light scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan, 98-117. Semis (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.58 g, 5 h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΝEΡ ΤΡΑΙΑ-ΝΟС СEΒ ΓEΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β Winged caduceus. McAlee 502. RPC 3657. Brown surfaces. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Trajan Decius, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 11.87 g, 11 h). ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΜΕ ΚΥ ΔΕΚΙΟC ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to left, wearing balteus. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡX ΕΞΟΥCΙΑC / S C Eagle, with wings displayed, standing right on palm branch, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1123. Prieur 513. RPC IX 1628. Fantastic portrait. Light encrustations on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Divus Augustus, Died AD 14. Antoninianus (Silver, 21 mm, 3.96 g, 7 h), struck under Trajan Decius, 249-251, Rome, mid 251. DIVO AVGVSTO Radiate head of Augustus to right. Rev. CONSECRATIO Square altar with two doors on podium, with flames on top but without side ornaments. Cohen -. RIC 78. Struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 34 mm, 24.53 g, 6 h), Rome, 98-99. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. TR POT COS II P P / S C Concordia seated left, holding double cornucopia and patera over lighted altar. Cohen 619. Banti 322. RIC 399. Woytek 51a. Natural green patina; attractive details. Some surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.40 g, 7 h), Rome, 101-102. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. P M TR P COS IIII P P Victory advancing to left, holding wreath and palm. BMC 122. Cohen 242. RIC 60. Woytek 130a. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.09 g, 6 h), Rome, 106-107. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right, his right shoulder forward. Rev. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI Annona standing left, holding grain ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left; at her feet to left, modius; to right, prow of ship. BMC 173. Cohen 467. RIC 167. Woytek 212f. With an uncommon bust for Trajan. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.22 g, 6 h), Rome, 107-108. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate bust of Trajan to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Victory standing facing, head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond with her left. BMC 328. Cohen 74. RIC 128. Woytek 270b. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.42 g, 7 h), Rome, 114-116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC Laureate and draped bust of Trajan to right. Rev. [P M TR] P COS VI P P S P Q R / [FO]RT RE[D] Fortuna seated left on backless throne, holding rudder in her right hand, cornucopiae in her left. BMC 578. Cohen 154. RIC 318. Woytek 526v. Toned and with a fine portrait. Reverse struck from a somewhat clashed die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Trajan, 98-117. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 24 mm, 9.14 g, 6 h), Rome, for circulation in Syria, 20 February - 9 December 116. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GERM Radiate and draped bust of Trajan to right, seen from behind. Rev. DAC PARTHICO P M TR POT XX COS VI P P Wreath containing large S C. BMC 1093-1094. Cohen 123. RIC 647. Woytek 937v. Green patina with light earthen deposits. Light scratches and marks. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Hadrian, 117-138. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.25 g, 7 h), Rome, 117. IMP CAES TRAIAN HADRIAN OPT AVG GER DAC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, wearing balteus. Rev. PARTHIC DIVI TRAIAN AVG F P M TR P COS P P Trajan standing right, handing, with his right hand, a globe to Hadrian, standing left, each holding a scroll in his left hand. BMC 2. Cohen 1009. RIC 2c. Toned, and with a lovely early portrait of Hadrian. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Trajan Decius, 249-251. Heavy Antoninianus (Silver, 23 mm, 4.27 g, 1 h), Rome. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Rev. GENIVS EXERC ILLVRICIANI Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae with his left; to right, legionary standard. Cohen 49. RIC 16c. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ROMAN IMPERIAL. Circa 1st - 3rd century. (Silver/Bronze, 23.88 g). A lot of Seven (7) Roman Imperial coins, including a Semis by Trajan and six silver or silvered Antoniniani of Gordian III, Gallienus, Probus, Maximian and Diocletian. A nice group. Very fine or better. Sold as is, no returns (7).
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 120 CHF
ROMAN IMPERIAL. Circa 1st - 3rd century. (Silver, 73.82 g). A lot of Twenty-two (22) Denarii and Antoniniani, mostly from the Severan period or later, but also includes Denarii of Vespasian, Trajan, and Antoninus Pius. An attractive lot. Mostly very fine or better. Sold as is, no returns (22).
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
ROMAN IMPERIAL & PROVINCIAL. Circa 2nd - 4th century. (Bronze, 23.00 g). A lot of Seven (7) Roman Provincial (2) and Imperial (5) coins, including an interesting provincial issue for Trajan from an uncertain mint in Armenia (RPC III 6554.10, this coin). Mostly good very fine. Sold as is, no returns (7).
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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