obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
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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Lot 401
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos X Eusebes Philopator, Circa 94-88 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 15.67 g, 12 h), second reign, Antioch on-the-Orontes, 93/2-88 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ/ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟV // ΕVΣΕΒΟVΣ/ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ Zeus seated left on throne, holding Nike on his right hand and an upright scepter with his left; below throne, monogram of ΔΙ; all within laurel wreath; outer left, monogram over A. CSE 379. SC 2434.1. Attractive and clear. Corroded areas on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 402
MESOPOTAMIA. Hatra. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Early-mid 2nd century. (Bronze, 25 mm, 10.61 g, 12 h). Aramaic inscription HTR' DŠMŠ Radiate bust of the sun god Shamash to right. Rev. Inverted S C; above, eagle standing to right, head left, with wings displayed; all within laurel wreath. Slocum Series 1. SNG Copenhagen 232. Walker Type A. Choice for the issue. Reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 403
MESOPOTAMIA. Hatra. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Early-mid 2nd century. (Bronze, 25 mm, 12.90 g, 5 h). Uncertain Aramaic inscription Diademed head of an uncertain lunar god to right, crescent on forehead. Rev. Inverted S C; above, crescent; below, star; all within laurel wreath. Cf. Slocum p. 45, pl. 7, B (Singara; without star). SNG Copenhagen -. Cf. Walker Type B, 11-12 (without star). Very rare with a lunar deity as opposed to the solar deity Shamash on the obverse. Green patina. very fine.
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Very rare bronze of Natounia
Lot 404
MESOPOTAMIA. Adiabene. Natounia, Circa 2nd-1st century BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.62 g, 1 h). Radiate and diademed male head (Helios-Shamash?) to right. Rev. Rider on camelback to right, holding a short staff in his right hand; all within wreath border. CSE II 846. Hoover, Natounia Series 1, 1-7. Seyrig, Trésor 13a. Very rare. Green patina. A few light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 405
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 4.18 g, 12 h), Ekbatana, c. 119-109. Diademed bust of Mithradates to left, wearing elaborate robes and a multi-spiral torc. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓAΛΟΥ ΑΡΣ-ΑΚΟΥ ΕΠHΛΝ[...] (sic) Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 26.1. Shore 77. Very fine.
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Lot 406
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Mithradates III, circa 87-79 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 12 h), Ekbatana. Diademed bust of Mithradates III to left, wearing high tiara, ornamented with eight-rayed star. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ // ΑΡΣ-ΑΚΟΥ // ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ // ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΥΣ Arsakes I seated right on high-backed throne, holding bow. Sellwood 31.6 (Orodes I). Shore 123 (Orodes I). Very fine.
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Lot 407
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Phraates III, circa 70/69-58/7 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 4.10 g, 12 h), Rhagai, c. 68-62. Diademed bust of Phraates III to left, wearing torques and ornamental robes. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ / ΑΡΣAΚΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ / ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ / ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Archer (Arsakes I) seated on throne to right, holding bow; below bow, monogram. Sellwood 36.9 (Darius?). Shore 155. Well centered with a full bust. Good very fine.
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Lot 408
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Phraates IV, circa 38-2 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 12.03 g, 12 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris, struck during August, Seleukid year 286 = ΓΟΡΠΙΑΙΟΥ, 27-26. Diademed bust of Gotarzes II to left. Rev. BACIΛEW[C] BACIΛEWN APCAKO[Y] EΥEΡΓET[OY Δ]IKAIO[Y] EΠIΦANOYC ΦIΛEΛΛHNO[C] Gotarzes seated right on throne, Tyche standing left before him, presenting a palm branch held in her right hand and holding cornucopia in left; above CΠΣ (date); in exergue, [Γ]ΟΡ (month). Sellwood 51.21. Cf. Shore 271 (month). Well centered and bold strike; nicely toned. Very fine.
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Lot 409
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Gotarzes II, 40-51. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.11 g, 11 h), Seleukeia on the Tigris, struck during the Seleukid year 362 = 50-51. Diademed bust of Gotarzes II to left. Rev. [BACIΛEWC] BACIΛE[WN APCAKOY] EΥEΡΓET[OY Δ]IKAIOY EΠIΦAN[OYC ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC] / BΞT Gotarzes seated right on throne, Tyche standing left before him, presenting a diadem and holding cornucopia. Sellwood 65.28-32; Shore 363. Very fine.
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Lot 410
PHOENICIA. Arados. Uncertain king, Circa 380-351/0 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15.5 mm, 3.06 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Ba'al-Arwad to right. Rev. Galley to right, over waves; above, Phoenician legend; below, countermark of a pellet within a circular indent. Betlyon 11. HGC 10, 40. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 411
PHOENICIA. Arados. Uncertain king, CIrca 348/7-339/8 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 10.40 g, 3 h). Laureate head of Ba'al-Arwad to right. Rev. Galley to right, over waves; above, Phoenician legend. Betlyon 26. HGC 10, 32. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 412
PHOENICIA. Arados. Circa 241/0-110/09 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 1.98 g, 1 h), year 15?. Turreted head of Tyche to right. Rev. Aradian era date. Prow of galley to left. Hoover 66. A nice example. Rare. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 413
PHOENICIA. Sidon. Time of Baalshallim I-Ba’ana, circa 425-402 BC. Half Shekel (Silver, 19 mm, 7.12 g, 12 h). Phoenician galley left before the city walls of Sidon, with four towers; in exergue, two lions leaping away from each other. Rev. King of Persia standing right, holding a dagger in his right hand with which he is about to slay a lion, whose mane he grasps with his left hand; all within incuse square. Betlyon 9. BMC 9-10. E&E-S Group III, 2. HGC 10, -. Lightly toned with fine orientalizing designs and a bold strike. Obverse off center, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 414
PHOENICIA. Sidon. Abdashtart I, circa 365-352 BC. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 3.04 g, 12 h), year 10 = 356-355. Phoenician galley to left, with date above; below galley, waves. Rev. The Persian Great King in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear in his right hand and bow in his left. DCA 856. HGC 10, 251. Brown and tan patina; rare year. About very fine.
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Lot 415
PHILISTIA (PALESTINE). Askalon. mid 5th century-333 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.54 g, 10 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. Retrograde nun and aleph; in lower right field Θ E Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind. ARAM 8, p. 63, 7. Gitler & Tal III.15O. Very rare. Slightly off-center, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 416
JUDAEA, Procurators. Augustus, 27 BCE - CE 14. Prutah (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.11 g, 12 h), struck under the procurator M. Ambibulus, 9-12 CE, Jerusalem, year MA (41) of Augustus = 11 CE. KAICA-POC Grain ear . Rev. L Palm tree. Hendin 638. Meshorer 315. RPC I 4957. Well centered. Reddish earthen deposits/highlights; a very well struck example. Very fine.
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Lot 417
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 305-282 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.69 g, 12 h), signed by D..., Alexandria, c. 300-285. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck; within his hair behind his ear, tiny letter Δ. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, Ρ above monogram of M/ΠΑ. Lorber 170. SNG Copenhagen 74. Svoronos 254. Clear and attractive, with a powerful portrait of Ptolemy. Edge break from corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 418
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 305-282 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 14.13 g, 12 h), signed by D..., Alexandria, c. 300-285. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck; within his hair behind his ear, tiny letter Δ. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, Ρ above monogram of M/ΠΑ. Lorber 170. SNG Copenhagen 74. Svoronos 254. Toned. Graffiti in reverse field, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 419
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Obol (Bronze, 23 mm, 9.50 g, 12 h), Alexandria, ca. 265-246. Head of the deified Alexander right, wearing elephant's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle with spread wings standing left on thunderbolt; between legs, Δ. CPE B219; Svoronos 439; SNG Copenhagen 158. CPE B219. SNG Copenhagen 158. Svoronos 439. Brown surfaces. Pitting. Very fine.
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Lot 420
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-222 BC. Hemidrachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 34.94 g, 1 h), Alexandria, mid 240s-mid 220s BC. Diademed head of Zeus Ammon to right, with ram’s horn in his hair and over the diadem. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt; in field to left, cornucopia; between eagle’s legs, monogram of ΧΡ. SNG Copenhagen 173. Svoronos 965. Perfectly centered and nicely struck; tan-brown patina with dark earthen green overtones. Good very fine.
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Lot 421
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator, 225-205 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 41.5 mm, 69.00 g, 1 h), Alexandria. Head of Zeus-Ammon to right, wearing tainia. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, cornucopiae; between legs, ΛI. Svoronos 1126. SNG Copenhagen -. Bold and clear. Very fine.
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Lot 422
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes, 205-180 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 14.18 g, 11 h), Alexandria. Diademed bust of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOΥ Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt. SNG Copenhagen 244. Svoronos 1231. Clear and lightly toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 423
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy V or Ptolemy VI, 204-180 or 180-145 BC. (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 2.48 g, 12 h), Alexandria. Helmeted and draped beardless male bust right (Ptolemy V as Ares?). Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt; in left field, cornucopiae. Weiser 99 (Ptolemy V). SNG Copenhagen 239. Svoronos 1157. Scarce issue. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 424
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos (Auletes), 80-58 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.30 g, 12 h), Alexandria, regnal year KB (22) = 60-59. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, palm over far wing; in left field, LKB (date); in right field, ΠΑ. SNG Copenhagen 392. Svoronos 1869. Wonderful old collection toning with light iridescence and underlying toning. Extremely fine.
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Lot 425
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera, 51-30 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23.5 mm, 10.88 g, 12 h), Alexandria, RY 9 (44/3 BC). Diademed bust of Ptolemy I(?) to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΙΟΥ Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with a palm branch over far shoulder; in left field, L Θ (date) over headdress of Isis; in right field, ΠΑ. SNG Copenhagen 403. Svoronos 1823 (Ptolemy XIII). Toned. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 426
THRACE. Perinthus. Nero, 54-68. Tetrassarion or Sestertius (Bronze, 32 mm, 21.61 g, 1 h), c. 59-63. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΠ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Laureate head of Nero to left. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ/ΘΙΩΝ in two lines within oak wreath. RPC 1754. Varbanov 20. Tan patina. Fine.
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Lot 427
THRACE. Perinthus. Octavia, Augusta, 54-62. (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 11.61 g, 1 h), 54-59. OKTAIAC CEBACTHC Draped bust of Octavia to right, hair tied at bun at back of head. Rev. ΠΕΡΙΝ-ΘΙΩΝ Bundle of three grain ears between two poppies. RPC 1750. Schönert 253-4. Brown surfaces. porous. Very fine.
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Lot 428
THRACE. Serdica. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 9.13 g, 7 h). IOΥΛIA ΔOMNA CEB Draped bust of Julia Domna to right, hair carefully waves and tied in small bun at back. Rev. CΕΡΔΩΝ Nemesis standing facing, head turned to left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left; at her feet to left, wheel. H&J 12.17.35.3 (same dies aas illustrated). Ruzicka -. Varbanov -. Dark green patina with light sandy deposits. Scratch on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Unpublished
Lot 429
THRACE. Serdica. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 30 mm, 15.70 g, 12 h). AYT K M AYP CEY ANTΩNEINOC Laureate heroic bust of Caracalla to left, wearing aegis. Rev. OΛΠIAC CEPΔIKHC Apollo standing facing, head turned to left, sacrificing out of patera held in right hadover altar at feet to left, and holding branch in left hand. H&J -. Ruzicka -. Varbanov -. Unpublished in the primary references.Dark green patina. Porosity, light on the obverse, a bit heavier on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 430
MACEDON. Cassandraea. Gordian III, 238-234. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 11.65 g, 7 h). AYT C M ANTΩΝΙΟC GORDIANOS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to left. Rev. COLΩNEAC C-ASSNDRIA (sic) Statue of Poseidon standing facing, head turned to right, holding dolphin in his right hand and trident in his left, atop rostral(?) column. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. Varbanov -. Seemingly unpublished. Green and brown patina. Extremely rare and unusual. Flat area on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 431
CRETE. Cnossus. Gaius (Caligula), with Germanicus, 37-41. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 8.15 g, 12 h), struck under the duoviri Dossenus and Pulcher. C CAESAR AVG GERMANICO Laureate head of Caligula to left. Rev. CERM CAESAR DOSSENN PVLCHER II VIR Laureate head of Germanicus to right. Svoronos 209. RPC I 993 (same dies). Extremely rare, with only four known to the RPC; none has appeared on the market for over 20 years. Very fine.
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One of three known specimens
Lot 432
BITHYNIA. Claudiopolis. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.52 g, 7 h). AYT ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Radiate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΠ-ΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Demeter standing left, holding grain-ears in right hand, long scepter in left. RPC 695. Extremely rare - RPC records just two specimens, both in museum collections. Dark green patina. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Unpublished and unique!
Lot 433
BITHYNIA. Juliopolis. Antoninus Pius, as Caesar, 138. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.89 g, 7 h). AN-TΩ Bare-headed and draped bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. IOV-ΛΙO Three grain stalks tied together. BMC -. Lingren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. McClean -. RG -. RPC IV Online -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -. Weber -. Unpublished. Very sharp; brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
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Important issue of the proconsul Thorius Flaccus, published in RPC
Lot 434
BITHYNIA. Nikomedia. Time of Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.24 g, 12 h), struck under the proconsul, Thorius Flaccus, c. 25. HPA ΛANOIA NIKOMH Draped bust of Juno Lanuvia right. Rev. EΠI ANΘYΠATO ΘΩPIOY Boar standing right; monogram below and to right. RG 11. RPC 2063. RPC Online 2063.4 (this coin). A well struck clear example with almost the full legend apparent on the flan. Very fine.
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Lot 435
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Commodus, As Caesar, 175-177. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.09 g, 7 h). KOMOΔO-C KAICA-P Bare head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑE-AI[WN] Bull standing right. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 6237. Attractive dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 436
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.17 g, 1 h). M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AY Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. N-IK-AI-Ε/ΩΝ between three standards, the two outer ones decorated on top with a wreath, the central one with an eagle. RG 716. SNG von Aulock 653. Nice green patina. Flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 437
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Valerian I, 253-260. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.00 g, 1 h), c. 256. Γ ΠOYΒ ΛIK OYAΛEPIANOC ΑΥ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩ-[Ν Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales in right hand, cornucopiae in left. Waddington 800.Weiser 191. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 438
BITHYNIA. Prusias ad Hypium. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.21 g, 7 h). ΦΑVCΤΙΝ-Α CΕΒΑC[Τ]Η Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right. Rev. ΠΡΟYCΙΕΩΝ [Π]ΡΟC YΠΙΩ Draped bust of Hygieia with serpent at breast to right. RG 36-7. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 4859. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 439
MYSIA. Attaea. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.46 g, 7 h). ΔΗΜΟC Laureate head of Demos to right. Rev. ATTΑΙ[T]ΩΝ Two altars and three baetyls (or shrubs) on platform. AMNG IV -. BMC -. SNG Ashmolean -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG von Aulock -. Possibly unpublished. Surfaces a little rough, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 440
MYSIA. Cyzicus. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 6.97 g, 1 h). AY KAI M AYRH ANTΩNINOC Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. KYZI-KHNΩN Dionysos seated left, pouring wine from kantharos held in right hand to panther standing left, head turned back, and resting left arm on throne. BMC 224. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 687. SNG BN -. Well centered and struck, green patina. A couple of light scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 441
MYSIA. Miletopolis. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 33 mm, 25.25 g, 6 h). ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΑΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΝ ΑΥΤΟ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. [ΜΕΙΛΗΤ]ΟΠΟ ΕΠΙΜΕΛΗ ΤΙ ΦΛΑ ΑΣΙΑΤΙΚΟΥ ΠΡΩΤΑΡ Hermes, wearing petasos, seated left on rocks, holding caduceus in right hand and resting left on rocks. BMC -. RPC 1648.2 (this coin). SNG BN -. Very rare - only two specimens noted in RPC Online, including this coin. Brown surfaces. A couple of pits and light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 442
MYSIA. Parium. Augustus, 27 BC - AD 14. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.48 g, 12 h), struck under the duivirs M. Barbatius and Mn. Acilius. C G P I Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. M BARBAT / MN ACILIO / IIVIR Priest plowing right with two yoked oxen. RPC I 2262. SNG BN 1432-3. Earthen-green patina. Fine.
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Lot 443
MYSIA. Parium. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.43 g, 1 h). IMPE C MA A ANTONI Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to left. Rev. C G I H P Founder, as priest, plowing to right with two yoked oxen. BMC - (cf. 99). RPC IV.2 Online 615. SNG Copenhagen 287. Green patina; unusually fine details for type. Very fine.
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Unpublished Monogram
Lot 444
MYSIA. Pergamum. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.18 g, 11 h). ΘEΟΝ CΥΝ-ΚΛΗΤΟΝ Draped bust of the Senate of Pergamum to right. Rev. ΘEΑΝ ΡΩ-ΜΗΝ Turreted and draped bust of Roma to right; in field, right monogram. RPC 1748 Var; BMC 221. Superb portrait of the Senate of Pergamum. Unpublished monogram in the reverse field. Well struck and attractive. About extremely fine.
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Lot 445
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Valerian I, 253-260. Diassarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.01 g, 7 h). IMP LIC V-ALERIAN Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. COL AV TRO She-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Bellinger A442. SNG Copenhagen 187. Green patina. Very fine.
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Third known
Lot 446
AEOLIS. Temnus. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.36 g, 6 h). ΦΑYϹΤΙΝ-Α CEΒΑCΤΗ Draped bust of Faustina Junior to right, hair bound with fillet and tied in bun at back. Rev. ϹΤΡ ΑΚVΛ-Α ΤΗΜΝ Athena standing left, holding Nike in outstretched right hand, resting left on grounded shield; beside her, spear. BMC 31 corr. (Faustina I). RPC IV.2 Online temp. 353. Attractive green patina with subtle earthen highlights. Very fine.
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Lot 447
IONIA. Ephesus. Trajan, 98-117. Assarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.63 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. EΦΕCΙΩΝ Stag standing to left. RPC 2052. SNG Righetti 845. Well centered on a broad flan with an attractive earthen-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 448
IONIA. Ephesus. Domitia, Augusta, 82-96. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.90 g, 12 h), Homonoia issue with Smyrna, struck under the proconsul Ae. Caesennius Paetus. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ CE-BACTH Draped bust of Domitia to right, her hair arranged high on forehead and tied in long plait at back. Rev. OMO-NOIA ANΘY KAIC[EN ΠΑΙΤΟY] / EΦE - ZMYP Statue of Artemis Ephesia with supports facing. BMC 414-5. SNG Copenhagen 544. RPC 1091. Attractive green patina with orange-earthen overtones. Very fine.
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Enigmatic tessera from Ephesus
Lot 449
IONIA. Ephesus. Circa 1st century AD. Tessera (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.91 g, 12 h). KHΡIΛIC ΩΔE ΠΡOC ΠAΛΥΡIN Bee with straight wings. Rev. Є-Φ /CKΩΠΙ Stag reclining to left, head turned to look back. BMC 186-90. SNG Copenhagen 355-6. SNG von Aulock 1875. Clear and struck on a broad flan. Very fine.
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Lot 450
IONIA. Smyrna. Britannicus, struck under his father, the Emperor Claudius, 41-55. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.80 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrates Philistos and Eikadios, c. 50-54. [ZMY] Bare-headed and draped bust of Britannicus to right. Rev. EΠI ΦIΛIΣTOY EIKAΔI/OΣ Nike advancing to right, holding a trophy over her right shoulder with her right hand. RPC 2476. SNG Copenhagen 1351. SNG von Aulock 7995. Dark green patina. Surfaces a little rough and obverse off centre, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 451
IONIA. Smyrna. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 18 mm, 348.00 g, 6 h). CMYPN-A Turreted and draped bust of city-goddess to left, double-headed axe over far shoulder. Rev. CΜΥΡΝᾹἼΩΝ Lion prowling right. Klose VII, Serie A, 10-11. RPC IV Online temp. 329. SNG Copenhagen 1268. Dark green patina with light earthen highlights. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 452
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Samos. Otacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 9.10 g, 6 h), struck under Philip I. Μ ΩΤΑΚΙΛΙΑ CΕΟΥΗΡΑ CΕΒ Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right. Rev. CΑΜΙΩΝ Warrior advancing to right with his head turned to left, setting his left foot on prow, raising his right hand, and holding shield with his left. ANS 1944.100.47583 (same dies). BMC 325. SNG Copenhagen 1769. SNG von Aulock 2323 (but last three references with a slight variation in the arrangement of the reverse legend). Interesting reverse type. Very fine.
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Lot 453
CARIA. Antiochia ad Maeandrum. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.72 g, 11 h). AY ΚΑΙ ΑΡH ΤΩΝ (?) Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. ANTIO-ΧΕΩΝ (retrograde) winged Nemesis standing right, holding cubit in right hand and drawing fold of drapery from neck with left. Cf. RPC IV Online temp. 3323 (legends), otherwise seemingly unpublished. Brown patina. Good very fine.
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Lot 454
CARIA. Aphrodisias. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 26 mm, 7.44 g, 12 h), c. 255-268. AY KAI ΠO ΓAΛ-ΛIHNOC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to left. Rev. A-ΦPO-ΔI-CIE/ΩN Tetrastyle temple with arcuated lintel containing cult statue standing right. BMC 134. Cf. MacDonald 224 (O-/R483?). SNG Copenhagen 127. SNG von Aulock 2469. Sharp portrait; earthen-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 455
CARIA. Attuda. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.32 g, 12 h). BOY-ΛΗ ΙΕΡΑ Veiled and draped bust of Boule to right. Rev. ΑΤΤΟΥ-ΔΕΩΝ Sacred tree before which an altar. BMC 24-6. Karl -. SNG Copenhagen 165. Green patina; very unusual iconography on the reverse. Minor deposits and some roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 456
CARIA. Orthosia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.47 g, 1 h). OP-ΘΩ-CΙЄΩΝ Head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Panther advancing right, head left, raising right forepaw, filleted thyrsos behind. BMC 5-6; RPC 1210. SNG Copenhagen 456-7. SNG von Aulock 8123. Earthen-green patina. A few flecks of patina chipped, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 457
CARIA. Trapezopolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd century. (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.22 g, 6 h). IEPA BOYΛH Veiled and draped bust of Boule to right. Rev. TΡAΠEZOΠ-OΛEITΩN Apollo standing left, holding branch in right hand, supporting lyre resting on globe with left. Martin, Demos Trapezopolis 5. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 2740. Dark green patina. Minor roughness. Very fine.
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Lot 458
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Late 1st century AD. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.32 g, 7 h). Radiate head of Helios to right. Rev. PO-Δ-I-ΩN Nike advancing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm branch in left. SNG Copenhagen 897-9. SNG Keckman 776-8. RPC I - (cf. 1182-3 for similar obverse and legend). Well centered; dark olive-green patina. very fine.
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One of only three known
Lot 459
LYDIA. Germe. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.75 g, 12 h). Head of Apollo to right; before, lyre. Rev. [Γ]Ε-ΡΜ-Η-ΝΩ[Ν] Apollo standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand, lyre in left. Ehling 401 (uncertain dies, but probably V46/R67). Extremely rare - just two examples noted by Ehling. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 460
LYDIA. Hierocaesaraea. Agrippina Junior, Augusta, 50-59. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 5.59 g, 12 h), struck under Nero, 54-59. AΓPIΠΠINAN ΘEAN CEBACTHN Draped bust of Agrippina to right. Rev. IEPOKECAPWN EΠI KAΠITWNOC Artemis standing right, holding bow, with stag behind. BMC 22. RPC 2388. SNG von Aulock 2959. Dark green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 461
LYDIA. Hierocaesaraea. Pseudo-autonmous issue, 2nd century. (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.30 g, 1 h). ΠEPCI-KH Draped bust of Artemis to right, bow and quiver over shoulder. Rev. IEPOKAIC-APEΩN Stag standing left. BMC 5. RPC 1582. Attractive olive-green patina with earthen highlights. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 462
LYDIA. Maeonia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd century. (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.87 g, 12 h). Bare head of Herakles to left. Rev. Incuse of the obverse. Cf. RPC IV Online temp. 1325. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 222-3. Dark green patina. Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 463
LYDIA. Philadelphia. Gaius (Caligula), 37-41. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.35 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate G. Julius Diodorus. [ΓΑΙΟΣ] ΚΑΙ[ΣΑ]Ρ Bare head of Gaius (Caligula) to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛ/ΦEΩ[Ν ΓΑΙΟΣ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΣ ΔΙΟΔΟ]ΡΟΣ Jugate laureate busts of the Dioskouroi to right. RPC 3020. Brown surfaces. Uneven strike and some porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Ex Superior 1977
Lot 464
LYDIA. Philadelphia. Domitia, wife of Domitian, 82-96. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.75 g, 12 h). ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΑ Draped bust of Domitia to right, wearing an elaborate diadem and with her hair bound in a queue falling down behind. Rev. ΦΙΛΑ/ΔEΛ/ΦEΩ/Ν in four lines within laurel wreath. BMC 63. GRPC 3 231. RPC II 1340. SNG Copenhagen 378. Natural earthen highlights. About very fine.
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Lot 465
LYDIA. Philadelphia. Domitia, wife of Domitian, 82-96. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.20 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Lagetas. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΑ Draped bust of Domitia to right, wearing an elaborate diadem and with her hair bound in a queue falling down behind. Rev. EΠΙ ΛΑΓΕ ΦΙΛΑΔEΛΦE-ΩΝ Bunch of grapes on stem. BMC 64-5. RPC II 1336. SNG Copenhagen 379. Green patina. A bit rough, otherwise, very fine.
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A coin with hidden features
Lot 466
LYDIA. Philadelphia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 1st-2nd centuries. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.35 g, 6 h). Youthful head of Herakles to right, lion's skin tied at neck. Rev. ΦΙΛΑΔ-ΕΛΦΕΩΝ Grape bunch on vine with leaves, the berries showing the facial features of Dionysos. Cf. BMC 36 (without facing bust). Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. McClean -. RPC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Leypold -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -. Weber -. Unpublished with the head in the grapes. Green patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 467
LYDIA. Philadelphia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.47 g, 6 h). ΦΛ ΦΙΛΑΔ-ΕΛΦΕΩΝ Turreted and draped bust of city-goddess to right. Rev. ΝΕΩΚ-ΟΡΩΝ Nike advancing right, holding open taenia in both hands. SNG Copenhagen 366-7. SNG Munich 408. Sandy-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 468
LYDIA. Sala. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 1.61 g, 1 h). Laureate head of bearded Herakles to right. Rev. CAΛΗ-ΝΩN Grape bunch on vine. BMC 24. Lindgren & Kovacs 798. Dark green patina. Earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 469
LYDIA. Sardis. Germanicus and Drusus, Died 19 and 23, respectively. (Bronze, 27 mm, 14.92 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Alexander, son of Kleon, high priest of the Koinon of Asia. ΔΡΟΥΣΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΕΣ ΝΕΟΙ ΘΕΟΙ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΙ Germanicus and Drusus seated left on curule chairs, one of whom holds lituus in his right hand. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΚΛΕΩΝΟΣ ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΟΥ / KOINOY / AΣIAΣ in two lines within wreath. BMC 104-5. RPC 2994. SNG Copenhagen 517. SNG von Aulock 3143. Green patina. Earthen deposits, light cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 470
LYDIA. Sardis. Tiberius. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 15.12 g, 12 h), Asinius Pollio (proconsul), 28-29?. ΔΡΟΥΣΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΕΣ ΝΕΟΙ ΘΕΟΙ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦ ΟΙ Togate figures of Drusus and Germanicus seated to left, on curule chairs, one holding out lituus. Rev. ΓΑΙΩ ΑΣΙΝΝΙΩ ΠΟΛΛΙΩΝΙ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΩ, ΚΟΙΝΟΥ ΑΣΙΑΣ Wreath. RPC 2995; BMC Sardis 106, Cop 518. About very fine.
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Lot 471
LYDIA. Sardis. Time of Vespasian, 69-79. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 12.5 mm, 2.48 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Ti. Cl. Phileinos. EΠI TI KΛAY ΦIΛEINOY CTΡA Draped bust of Mên to right, wearing Phrygian cap; crescent on his shoulders. Rev. CAΡ/ΔIA/NΩN in three lines within laurel wreath tied below. RPC II 1307. SNG Leypold 1192. Very fine.
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Lot 472
LYDIA. Sardis. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.63 g, 12 h). [ΔΟΜΙΤ]ΙΑΝΟ-C ΚΑΙCΑΡ CE Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. Sardes Zeus standing facing, head left, holding eagle in his right hand, scepter in his left. RPC 1327A. SNG Tübingen 3678-9. Extremely rare - four known specimens, two of which are in a museum collection. Green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 473
LYDIA. Sardis. Time of Nerva, 96-98. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 29 mm, 8.43 g, 12 h). IEPA CYN-ΚΛHTOC Draped bust of the Roman Senate to right. Rev. CAPΔI-ANΩN Demeter standing facing, head left, holding two grain ears and poppy in her right hand and long scepter in her left. BMC 73-4. RPC III 2391. Green patina. Light deposits, adjustment marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 474
LYDIA. Thyateira. Nero, 54-68. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.57 g, 12 h), c. 55-60. NEΡΩN KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP CEBA Draped bust of Nero to right, with slight beard. Rev. ΘYAT-EIPH / NΩ-N Labrys. BMC 62. RPC I 2382. SNG Copenhagen 597. A well struck and pleasing example with an expressive portrait. Obverse very slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 475
LYDIA. Tripolis. Tiberius, with Livia, 14-37. (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.68 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Menander, son of Metrodoros, philocaesar for the fourth time. ΣΕΒΑΣΤ][ΟΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ ...ΤΤΙΝ ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙ Laureate head of Tiberius and draped bust of Livia, jugate, to left. Rev. ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΔΩΡΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΚ[ΑΙΣΑΡ]/ ΤΟ Δ Radiate head of Helios to right. RPC I 3054. SNG Copenhagen 744. Dark green patina. Very fine.
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Unique tetrassarion from Acmoneia
Lot 476
PHRYGIA. Acmoneia. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 30 mm, 10.46 g, 6 h). AYT K M AY[P] AΛ[E]ΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. AKMΟΝΕΩ-Ν The emperor on horseback charging to right, about to strike two enemies before him; below, prostrate enemy lifting his right hand to protect his head; above, eagle flying to right. Cf. RPC VI Online temp. 5590 = Winterthur 4024 (different denomination) otherwise seemingly unpublished. Earthen green patina. Some earthen highlights on both sides, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 477
PHRYGIA. Aezanis. Germanicus and Agrippina Senior, Died 19 and 33, respectively. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.25 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Lollios Klassikos, during the reign of Caligula, 37-41. ΓEPMANIKOC EΠI KΛACCIKOV Radiate head of Germanicus to right. Rev. AΓPIΠΠINA AIZANITΩN Draped bust of Agrippina Senior to right. BMC 68. RPC I 3083. Earthen green patina. Scattered porosity and marks. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 478
PHRYGIA. Aezanis. Agrippina Junior, 50-59. (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.90 g, 12 h). ΑΓΡΙΠΠΙΝΑΝ / CEΒΑCΤΗΝ Draped bust of Agrippina right. Rev. ΑΙΖΑΝΙΤΩΝ Draped bust of Persephone right; grain ears to right. RPC I 3102. SNG Copenhagen 91-2. Dark green patina. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 479
PHRYGIA. Amorium. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.87 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Kallippos, son of Alexandros. ΣEBACTOC Bare head of Augustus to right; lituus before. Rev. ΚΑΛΛΙΠ-ΠΟϹ ΑΜΟΡΙΑΝΩΝ Eagle standing right on uncertain object, with caduceus over his shoulder. BMC 22. RPC 3231. SNG von Aulock 3397 and 8322. Green patina. Light earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 480
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Time of Antoninus Pius to Commodus, 138-192. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.99 g, 1 h). Poppy between two grain ears. Rev. Anchor entwined by serpent. Lindgren I A 884B. RPC online -. Earthen green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 481
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.38 g, 1 h), struck under the magistrate Attalos, so of Diotrephos. ΑΠΑΜΕΩΝ Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. ΑΤΤΑΛΟΣ ΔΙΟΤΡΕΦΟΥ Two grain ears above a maeander pattern. BMC 137. RPC 3125. SNG Copenhagen 204. SNG von Aulock 3483. Green patina. Minor porosity and striking weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 482
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Hadrian, 117-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.63 g, 7 h). ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΑΠΑΜΕ/ΩΝ ΜΑΡCΥ/ΑC Marsyas advancing to right, playing a double flute. BMC 152-4. RPC 2585. Green patina. Nice portrait and good strike. Very fine.
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Lot 483
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.56 g, 7 h). AΠA-MEIA Turreted and draped bust of the city-goddess to right. Rev. [CΩT]EI-PA Hekate Triformis: the left and right figures hold torches in each hand; the figure in the middle holding a patera in her right hand. BMC 110-3. SNG Munich 131. SNG von Aulock 3475. Dark earthen-green patina. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Unpublished and an artistic reverse die
Lot 484
PHRYGIA. Dionysopolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. Diassarion (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 7.93 g, 6 h). ΔΗΜΟC Laureate bust of Demos to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. ΔΙΟΝΥC-ΟΠ-ΟΛEIΤΩ/Ν Zeus on horseback right, holding double-headed axe in his right hand over his right shoulder, his left resting on horse's rump. BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. McClean -. RPC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -. Weber -. Seemingly unpublished. Reverse of paricularly fine style. Green patina with light earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 485
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Tiberius, 14-37. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.15 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Valerius Smertorix. ΣΕΒΑΣ-ΤΟΣ Bare head of Tiberius to right. Rev. OYA/ΛEΡIOΣ / ZMEΡT/OΡIX / EΥ/MENE/ΩN in seven lines within laurel wreath. BMC 5. RPC 3144. Green patina. Light cleaning marks on obverse, encrustation on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 486
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Agrippina Junior, Augusta, 50-59. Assarion (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.24 g, 12 h), Bassa, daughter of Kleon, archiereia (=high priestess), struck under Nero, 54-55. AΓΡΙΠΕΙΝΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ Draped bust of Agrippina to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΣΑ ΚΛΕΩΝΟΣ ΑΡΧΙΕΡΗΑ ΕVΜΕΝΕΩΝ Cybele seated to left on throne, holding patera and resting elbow upon tympanum. BMC 44. RPC 3151. Dark green-black patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 487
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.65 g, 12 h). EYM-ENEIA Turreted and draped bust of city-goddess to right. Rev. EYME-NEΩN Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopiae in left. BMC 29. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 388 (reverse legend). Olive patina under earthen overtones. Very fine.
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Lot 488
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 2.64 g, 7 h). EYM-ENEIA Turreted and draped bust of city-goddess to right. Rev. EYME-NEΩN Hero standing facing, head left, sacrificing out of patera held in right hand over lighted altar to left, and holding bipennis in left. Imhoof-Blumer, KM p. 229, 4. SNG Copenhagen -. Dark green patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 489
PHRYGIA. Hadrianopolis-Sebaste. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.23 g, 7 h). AV K CEΠ CEYH Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. ΑΔΡI APX ΠOIEI Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe in right hand, cornucopiae in left. Cf. BMC 1. SNG Copenhagen -. Same dies as Gitbud & Naumann 37, 1 November 2015, 527. Well struck and entered, and with a highly imaginative portrait of Septimius Severus! Attractive dark brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 490
PHRYGIA. Hadrianopolis-Sebaste. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.01 g, 6 h). Π CΕΠ ΓΕΤΑC Κ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ-Π-ΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding kantharos with his right hand and long filleted thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther to left. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG Righetti -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
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Unpublished Hemiassarion from Hadrianopolis-Sebaste
Lot 491
PHRYGIA. Hadrianopolis-Sebaste. Geta, 198-209. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.61 g, 5 h). Λ CE ΓETAC Bareheaded and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Rev. ΑΔΡΙΑΝ Eagle standing facing, head right. Of highest rarity. Apparently unpublised and unique. Well centered and attractive. About extremely fine.
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Lot 492
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. Time of Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 10.26 g, 7 h). ΛΑΙΡ-ΒΗΝΟϹ Radiate and draped bust of Apollo Lairbenos to right. Rev. ΙEΡΑΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ Hygieia seated left, feeding serpent from patera he in right hand, left arm on round cushion; to right, Telesphorus standing facing. BMC 57-8. RPC VI.2 Online temp. 9993. SNG Copenhagen 435. An attractive coin. Very fine.
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Lot 493
PHRYGIA. Hierapolis. time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.85 g, 1 h). Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right, wearing 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 418. SNG von Aulock 3620. Dark green patina. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 494
PHRYGIA. Hyrgaleis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h). Draped bust of Serapis to right, wearing kalathos. Rev. YPΓΑΛ-ΛΕΩΝ Isis standing facing, crescent on shoulders, head left, holding sistrum in right hand, situla in left. BMC 6. SNG Copenhagen 482. Von Aulock, Phrygiens I 335-8. Green patina. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 495
PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 5.88 g, 12 h), struck under magistrate Kor. Aineias. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΚΟΡ ΑΙΝΕΙΑΣ ΛΑΟΔ-ΙΚΕΩΝ Zeus Laodiceus standing to left, holding eagle in his extended right hand and staff with his left. BMC 173. RPC 2926. SNG Copenhagen 563. Black-green patina. Very fine.
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