obolos 20
3 October 2021
Webauction
Lot 148
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Pseudo-autonomous issue, circa 31 BC-AD 60. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 16.80 g, 12 h), struck under the tamias Timostratos. Radiate head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΡΟ/ΔΙ/ΩΝ / ΤΑΜΙΑ ΤΕΙΜΟCΤΡΑΤΟΥ Nike standing on prow right, holding wreath in right hand, and palm branch over shoulder in left. BMC 376. RPC I 2749. SNG Copenhagen 886-7. SNG von Aulock 2853. Dark brown patina. Edge split, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 149
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Pseudo-autonomous issue, circa 31 BC-AD 60. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 30.81 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Antipatros. Radiate head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΡΟ/ΔΙ/ΩΝ ΕΠΙ ΑΝΤ/ΙΠΑ/ΤΡΟ/Υ Nike advancing right, holding wreath in right hand and palm branch in left. BMC 366-8. RPC I 2752. SNG Copenhagen 882. Dark brown patina. Light cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 150
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Pseudo-autonomous issue, circa 31 BC-AD 60. Drachm (Bronze, 37 mm, 22.38 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Antigonos. Radiate head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ ΡΟΔΙΩΝ Nike advancing right, holding aphlaston in right hand and palm branch in left. RPC I 2758. SNG Copenhagen 881. SNG von Aulock 2844. Dark brown patina. Porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 151
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Pseudo-autonomous issue, circa 31 BC-AD 60. Drachm (Bronze, 33 mm, 24.84 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Epikrateos. Radiate head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΡΟΔ/ΙΩΝ / ΕΠΙ - ΕΠΙ/ΚΡΑ/ΤΕΥϹ Nike advancing left on rose, holding aphlaston in right hand and palm branch in left. RPC I 2762. SNG von Aulock 2849. Dark bluish-brown patina. Porosity on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 291
PONTUS. Amisus. Marcus Aurelius, As Caesar, 139-161. (Bronze, 22 mm, 8.10 g, 6 h). AY KAI AYPHΛΙOC Bare head of Marcus Aurelius to right. Rev. AMICOY ΕΛΕVΘΕΡΑC Draped bust of a youthful Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. RG 110. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 5322. SNG Copenhagen 190. Dark surface. Reverse fields a little rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
From an extremely rare mint and unpublished
Lot 292
PONTUS. Cerasus. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 29 mm, 10.23 g, 6 h), year 145 = 208-209. AYT K M AYP ANTΩNINO Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. ΚΕΡΑCΟΥΝΤΙΩΝ ΕΤ ΡME Dionysus standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; at feet to left, panther standing left, head turned back to catch drops of wine from kantharos. BMC -. Lingren & Kovacs -. Lindgren III -. RG -. SNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG von Aulock -. From an extremely rare mint and apparently unpublished. Nice brown patina and with bold devices. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 293
PONTUS. Neocaesarea. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 28 mm, 13.75 g, 7 h), year POH = 178 = 241-242. ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΚΟΙ ΠΟΝ ΜΗ ΝEΟΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑC / EΤ ΡΟΗ Agonistic crown containing two palms atop prize table; beneath, amphora; on either side, palm branch. Çizmeli 331 (D6/R36). RG 52. SNG von Aulock 6762 (same dies). Brown patina with light deposits. Pit in obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Rare provincial issue of Balbinus, ex Lindgren collection
Lot 294
BITHYNIA. Heraclaea Pontica. Balbinus, 238. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.62 g, 8 h). AYTO K Δ ΒΑΛΒΙΝΟC Α(ΥΓ) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus to right; c/m: Δ within triangular incuse. Rev. ΗΡΑΚΛΕΩΤΑΝ ΠOΝΤΩ Dionysos standing facing, head turned to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left. BMC -. RG 201, pl. LXI, 12 (same dies). Lingren & Kovacs 122 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock 416 (same dies); for countermark: Howgego 789. Rare provincial issue of Balbinus. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 295
BITHYNIA. Juliopolis. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.23 g, 6 h), struck under the proconsul Marcus Plancius Varus. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΟ ΙΟΥΛΙΟ Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ Krater. RG 2. RPC II 666. Stumpf 343. Two-toned brown and tan patina. Surface roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 297
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 29 mm, 11.60 g, 6 h), struck under the proconsul Marcus Plancius Varus. ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΙ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΩ ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕ Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ Draped bust of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. RG 47. RPC II 628. Brown patina. Surfaces slightly rough and fields lightly smoothed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 298
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Vespasian, 69-79. Assarion (Bronze, 24.5 mm, 6.68 g, 1 h), struck under the proconsul Marcus Plancius Varus. ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΙ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΩ ΝΕΙΚΑ Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ Panther seated left, with paws resting on krater. BMC 7. RPC II 629. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 299
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Vespasian, 69-79. Assarion (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 8.64 g, 12 h), struck under the proconsul Marcus Plancius Varus. ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΙ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΙ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΩ ΟΥΕΣΠΑΣΙΑΝΩ ΝΕΙΚΑ Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΠΛΑΝΚΙΟΥ ΟΥΑΡΟΥ ΑΝΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ Panther seated left, with paws resting on krater. BMC 7. RPC II 629. Green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 300
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Domitian, 81-96. (Bronze, 27 mm, 11.13 g, 7 h). ΑΥΤ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. ΤΟΝ ΚΤΙΣΤΗ ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕΙΣ ΠΡΩΤΟΙ ΤΗΣ ΕΠΑΡΧ Head of Dionysus to left, wearing ivy wreath. RG 54. RPC II 637. SNG von Aulock 7016. Brown patina. Light porosity, pits on both sides, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 301
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Commodus, 177-192. (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.63 g, 5 h). ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜ ΑΝΤΩΝ Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙEΩΝ head of bearded satyr within a basket. RPC IV.1 Online temp. 6024.3 (this coin). An unusual depiction of a satyr on the reverse. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 302
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Geta, as Caesar, 198-209. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.36 g, 6 h). Λ CΕΠΤ ΓΕΤΑ ΚΑΙC Bare head of Geta to right. Rev. ΝΕΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ Infant Dionysos seated right in cradle, extending both arms; to left behind him, thyrsos. RG 509. Weiser -. Rough green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Pan Ephialtes
Lot 303
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Gordian III, 238-244. Diassarion (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 6.60 g, 1 h). Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC ΑΥΓ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ Pan Ephialtes standing to left, holding branch in his right hand and wineskin in left; to right, herm of Priapus. RG 697. RPC VII.2 Online unassigned, ID 19834 (this coin the second specimen illustrated). With an interesting reverse. Slight roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 304
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Gallienus, 253-268. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.24 g, 8 h). ΠOY ΛI EΓ ΓAΛΛIHNOC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑ-Ι-ΕΩΝ Dionysos, seated left in elephant quadriga, pouring libation from his kantharos. Cf. RG 836. SNG von Aulock 724-5. Crude style, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 305
BITHYNIA. Nicaea. Gallienus, 253-268. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.27 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ ΓΑΛΛΗΝΟC ΑΥΓ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ Infant Dionysos seated right in cradle, extending both arms; to left behind him, thyrsos. RG 834. Weiser -. Sharp portrait. Hairline flan crack and porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 306
MYSIA. Cyzicus. Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.83 g, 12 h). ΚΟΡΗ CΩΤΕΙΡΑ Draped bust of Kore-Soteira to right, wreathed with grain ears. Rev. ΚΥΖΙΚΗ/ΝΩΝ Panther standing to right, patting jug with left forepaw. Lindgren & Kovacs 229. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 775. Von Fritze VI 15b. Dark brown patina; rare type. Porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 307
MYSIA. Cyzicus. Time of Commodus, 177-192. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.58 g, 1 h). Diademed and draped bust of Kore-Soteira to right. Rev. ΚΥΖΙ-ΚΗΝΩΝ Ribbed vase, possibly a hydria, with a thin neck and two handles. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 794. Von Fritze VI 28a. Tan patina; very rare type. Thin flan crack and minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 308
MYSIA. Parium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Julius Caesar, circa 45 BC. (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 5.41 g, 1 h), struck under the aediles C. Matuinus and T. Ancius. C-G/I-P (= Colonia Gemella Iulia Pariana) Diademed and draped bust of Aphrodite to right. Rev. C MATVINO / T ANICIO / AED Praefericulum. RPC I 2256. SNG BN 1419-20. Green patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 309
MYSIA. Parium. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Julius Caesa, circa 45 BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 3.45 g, 12 h). C-G/I-P (= Colonia Gemella Iulia Pariana) Diademed and draped bust of Aphrodite to right. Rev. D D Praefericulum. RPC I 2259. SNG BN 1416. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 310
MYSIA. Perperene. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.86 g, 12 h). ΑΥ ΤΡΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΠΕΡΗΝΙΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and resting on thyrsos held in his left; at his feet to left, panther. RPC III 1699. Stauber 32 corr. Rare, only three examples recorded by the RPC editors. Rough black surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 311
TROAS. Abydus. Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 33 mm, 13.88 g, 2 h). AY KAI Λ CEΠTIM CEOΥHPOC ΠEPTIN Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ΑΡΧ ΦA ΠΡOKΛOΥ / ABYΔHN Dionysos seated left, holding thyrsos in right hand, on panther walking t0 right. BMC 61, pl. III, 3 (reverse only illustrated, same reverse die). SNG Copenhagen -. Dark green patina. Very rare. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 312
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Caracalla, 198-217. Diassarion (Bronze, 24.5 mm, 6.96 g, 6 h). M AV ANTONINVS PIV Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. COL AVG / TROA Drunken Herakles advancing right, leaning on Pan's shoulder standing in front of him facing left, and being supported by two satyrs behind him. Bellinger a299. SNG Copenhagen -. Dark brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 313
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Diassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.17 g, 7 h). IM SE ALEXANDRVS (sic) Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. COL AL AVG TROAD statue of Marsyas standing right on pedestal, holding wineskin over left shoulder and extending right hand. Bellinger A345. RPC VI Online temp. 3983. SNG Munich 104. Green patina. Porosity and deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 314
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Trebonianus Gallus, 251-253. Assarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 7.64 g, 5 h). IMP C VIBI TRIBO GALLVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Rev. COL AVG TROAD nude Marsyas standing left, extending right arm and holding wineskin over left shoulder. Bellinger A411. RPC IX 433. SNG Copenhagen 181. Brown and green patina. Scratches on obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 315
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Volusian, 251-253. Assarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.96 g, 6 h). IMP C VIBI AFINI OLVSSIANV Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Rev. COL AVG TROADE Marsyas standing left on podium, extending right hand and holding wineskin over left shoulder. RPC IX 459 (same dies as illustrated). Reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Drunken Herakles with friends
Lot 316
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Valerian I, 253-260. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.35 g, 6 h). IMP LIC V-ALERIANVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. COL AVG / TROA Drunken Herakles advancing right, leaning on Pan's shoulder standing in front of him facing left, and being supported by two satyrs behind him. Bellinger A435. SNG Copenhagen 194. A spirited reverse type. A few very light scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 317
TROAS. Alexandria Troas. Gallienus, 253-268. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.43 g, 12 h). IMP LICIN GALLIENV Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. COL AVG TROA Marsyas standing right, holding wineskin over left shoulder, extending right arm. Bellinger A440. SNG Copenhagen 207. Brown patina with green encrustation. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 318
TROAS. Scepsis. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.69 g, 5 h). ΚΑΙCΑΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ϹΚΗ-ΨΙΝ Half-length bust of Dionysos to left; before, kantharos. RPC III 1586. Extremely rare - only one specimen recorded by the RPC. Fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 319
TROAS. Scepsis. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 29.5 mm, 9.29 g, 1 h). ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ CE ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. CΚΗΨΙΩΝ ΔΑΡΔΑ Dionysos standing right, head turned to left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left; at feet to left, panther standing left with his head turned to look back. RPC VI Online temp. 4107. SNG Leypold 494. Weber 5436. Winterthur 2790. Dark green patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 320
AEOLIS. Cyme. Valerian II Caesar, with Salonina, 256-258,. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 3.88 g, 7 h). KOP OVAΛEPIANOC / K / CAΛΩN/INA Bareheaded and draped bust of Valerian II to right, facing diademed bust of Salonina to left. Rev. EΠ EΛΠIΔHΦOPOY / KYM/AI Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left, and resting left elbow on column; at his feet to left, panther standing left. Lindgren III A326a (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 163. Dark brown patina with light earthen deposits. Porous and rough, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 321
AEOLIS. Cyme. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Valerian I and Gallienus. Assarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.10 g, 6 h). IEPA CYNKΛHTOC Draped bust of the Senate to right. Rev. AIΛ EP ME KYMAI ΞANΘOC The rivergod Xanthos reclining left, leaning on overturned urn, holding reed in right hand. BMC 114 (same dies). SNG von Aulock 1648 (same reverse die). Grey patina with heavy earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 322
AEOLIS. Temnus. Time of Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.84 g, 1 h), issue under C. Asinius Gallus, proconsul of Asia; Apollas, son of Phanias, magistrate, 5 BC. ΑCΙΝΙΟC ΓΑΛΛΟC ΑΓΝΟC Bare head of Asinius Gallus to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΑC ΦΑΙΝΙΟΥ ΤΑΜΝΙΤΑΝ Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. BMC 24-6. RPC I 2447. SNG Copenhagen 276. Brown patina. A rare Augustan issue with a non-imperial portrait. Rough, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 323
AEOLIS. Temnus. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. (Bronze, 31 mm, 11.90 g, 5 h), struck under the strategos Kl. Smaragdos. ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΜΑΜΕΑ (sic) CEB Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. EΠ CΤΡΑΤ ΚΛ CΜΑΡΑΓΔΟΥ ΤΗΜΝEΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left; at feet to left, panther. Kraft 22b. RPC VI Online temp. 4629. Rough dark brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
The second known example
Lot 324
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Early Antonine period, 138-169. (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.62 g, 12 h). KOPH Veiled and draped bust of Kore to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left; at feet to left, panther. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 9850. Schultz -. Extremely rare - just one specimen documented in the RPC. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 325
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Geta, 209-212. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.62 g, 6 h). ΑΥ Κ Π CΕ ΓΕΤΑC Laureate head of Geta to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Infant Dionysos seated to right, arms upraised, on cista mystica from which serpent emerges to the left. Schultz 223 (V3/R10), otherwise unpublished. Very rare - only four examples known to Schultz, no examples on CoinArchives. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 326
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.30 g, 6 h). Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Infant Dionysos seated in cradle right, extending arms; behind, thyrsos, below, serpent right. BMC 68. RPC VI Online temp. 5159. Schultz 280 (V11/R39). Green patina. Porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 327
IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.29 g, 6 h). ΜΑΓΝΗCΙΑ Turreted and draped bust of Magnesia to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Infant Dionysos, arms raised, seated facing on cista mystica around which a serpent is coiled. Imhoof-Blumer, GM p. 121, 17 (same dies). Schultz 517 (V9/R10). Porous green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Only one specimen recorded by Klose
Lot 328
IONIA. Smyrna. Caracalla, with Julia Domna, 198-217. (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.10 g, 6 h), 212-217. AYT K M AY ANTΩNEINOC CEBACTH IOΥΛΙΑ Confronted busts of Caracalla, laureate, to right, and Julia Domna, draped, to left. Rev. CMYPΝΑΙΩΝ Γ ΝΕΩΚΟΡ Herakles standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and club and lion's skin in left. Klose Group LX, Series C, 5 (V2/R5). Extremely rare - Klose records just one example. Black patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 329
IONIA. Smyrna. Maximinus I Thrax, within Maximus, 235-238. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.15 g, 12 h), 236-238. Α Κ ΜΑΞΙΜΕΙΝΟC Κ ΜΑΞΙΜΟC ΚΑΙ Laureate head of Maximinus I to right, facing bare head of Maximus to left. Rev. CΜΥΡΝΑΙΟΝ Γ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ Herakles standing left, holding kantharos in right hand, club and lion's skin in left. BMC 441 (same dies). Klose LXVIII, Series B, Group 1, 2 (V2/R2). SNG Tübingen 2580 (same dies). Brown and tan patina. A couple of deposits on the obverse. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 330
IONIA. Smyrna. Tranquillina, Augusta, 241-244. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.23 g, 6 h). ΦΟΥΡΙΑ ΤΡΑΚΥΕΙΛΛΙΝΑ Diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. CΜΥΡΝΑΙΟΝ Γ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ Herakles standing left, holding kantharos in right hand, club and lion's skin in left. BMC 449 (same dies). Klose LXXI, Series B, Group a, 24 (V4/R23). Winterthur 3184 (same dies). Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 331
IONIA. Temnos. Domitian, As Caesar, 69-81. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.98 g, 7 h), struck under the strategos Dionysodoros Hagnos Philopatris. ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP Laureate head of Domitian to right. Rev. EΠΙ ΔΙΟΝΥCΟΔΩΡΟΥ ΑΓΝΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC / ΤΗΜΝΙ Dionysos standing left, holding with thyrsos in left hand and kantharos in right. RPC II Suppl. 980A. Very rare - just six specimens recorded by the RPC. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 332
IONIA. Teos. Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.99 g, 5 h). ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΚΤΙΣΤΗΣ Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. ΤΗΙΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand, thyrsos in left. BMC 68. RPC I 2512. SNG Copenhagen 1514. Attractive green patina with light earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 333
IONIA. Teos. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Time of Antoninus Pius, circa 147-152. Triassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 8.79 g, 6 h), struck under the strategos Asklepiados. ΤEΩC Turreted and draped bust of Dionysos as the Tyche of Teos, to right; behind shoulder, thyrsos. Rev. CΤΡ ΑCΚΛΗΠΙΑΔOY Anakreon seated right, playing lyre held on his knee. Lindgren & Kovacs 578A. RPC IV.2 Online, temp. 2780.2 (this coin). Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 334
IONIA. Teos. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Antoninus Pius to Commodus, circa 138-192. (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 1.87 g, 1 h). Head of Silenos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΤΗΙΩΝ Kantharos; above, grape bunch. Cf. BMC 51 (amphora). RPC IV.2 Online -. SNG Copenhagen 1497. SNG von Aulock 2269. Green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 335
IONIA. Teos. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Septimius Severus, 193-211. (Bronze, 25.5 mm, 12.16 g, 5 h), struck under the strategos Eutyches. TEΩC Turreted and draped bust of Dionysos, as Tyche of Teos, to right. Rev. CT P EYTYXOYE ΤΗΙ/ΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding thyrsos in left hand, and resting right on shoulder of Pan leaning left, holding pedum in right hand. BMC 63, PL. xxx, 17 (same dies). Cf. SNG Copenhagen 1501 (strategos). Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Very rare
Lot 336
IONIA. Teos. Valerian I, 253-260. Triassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 8.76 g, 5 h), struck under the strategos Klaudios Pankrates. Λ Κ ΠΟ ΛΙ ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΑ/ΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right; in the field to right, c/m of Γ <3> within a circular indent. Rev. CTP KΛ ΠΑ-ΝΚΡΑΤ/ΟΥ ΤΗ/ΙΩΝ Dionysos seated left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyros in left. BMC -. BNF Online FRBNF41777482 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 1528 (same dies). SNG von Aulock 2271 (same reverse die). For countermark: Howgego 774. Uncleaned as found, with a green patina and light earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 337
IONIA. Teos. Valerian I, 253-260. (Bronze, 33 mm, 14.74 g, 6 h), struck under the strategos Ermogenes. Α Κ ΠΟ ΛΙ ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. CT EPMOΓΕΝΟΥ THIΩN Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left; at feet to left, panther. BMC 82-3. SNG Copenhagen -. Black patina. Porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 338
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Late 1st century. 3 Assaria (Bronze, 30 mm, 9.38 g, 7 h). TRIA / ACCAPIA Sphinx seated left, with left forepaw resting on a prow. Rev. X-I/Ω-N Amphora within wreath. Mavrogordato 101. RPC II 959. Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 195 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 339
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios. Pseudo autonomous issue, time of Trajan to Hadrian, 98-138. 3 Assaria (Bronze, 30 mm, 14.80 g, 10 h). ΤΡΙΑ / ΑCCΑΡΙΑ Sphinx seated right, lifting right forepaw over prow of galley. Rev. Χ-Ι/Ω-Ν Apollo, on left, holding phiale in his right hand, and Dionysos, on right, holding kantharos in his right hand, standing facing either side of altar. Mavrogordato 106. RPC III 1901. Brown and tan patina. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 340
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Antoninus Pius to Commodus, circa 138-192. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.62 g, 6 h). ΧΙΩΝ Sphinx seated left, resting right forepaw on prow of ship. Rev. ΤΕΤΡΑΧΑΛΚΟΝ Grape bunch. Lindgren & Kovacs 585. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 997. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 341
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Antoninus Pius to Commodus, circa 138-192. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.81 g, 6 h). ΧΙΩΝ Sphinx seated left, resting right forepaw on prow of ship. Rev. ΤΕΤΡΑΧΑΛΚΟΝ Grape bunch. Lindgren & Kovacs 585. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 997. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 342
CARIA. Aphrodisias. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h). Draped bust of Dionysos left, wearing ivy wreath; thyrsos to left. Rev. ΑΦΡΟΔEΙСΙ/EΩΝ Panther walking right. MacDonald type 151. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 2160. SNG von Aulock 2436. Dark green patina. Rough, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 343
CARIA. Sebastopolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, reign of Vespasian, 69-79. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.79 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Ne. Papias Apollonios. CEBACTOΠOΛITΩN Laureate bust of Zeus to right. Rev. NE ΠAΠIAC AΠOΛΛONIOY Filleted thyrsos. RPC II 1242. Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 344
CARIA. Tabae. Pseudo-autonomous issue, later 1st century. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.22 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrate Kallikrates Brachilidos. TABHNΩN Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. KAΛΛIKPATHΣ BPAXYΛIΔOY Crossed filleted thyrsi. BMC 31-4. RPC II 1250. SNG Copenhagen 536-7. SNG von Aulock 2705. Boldly struck. Porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 345
CARIA. Tabae. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.35 g, 6 h). Bearded head of Herakles to left. Rev. ΤΑΒΗΝΩΝ Panther seated left, looking back. BMC 60. RPC IV.2 Online -. Dark green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 346
CARIA. Trapezopolis. Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. Assarion (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.73 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Andronikos Gorgippos. ΣEBAΣTOΣ Laureate head of Augustus to right; to right, lituus. Rev. TPAΠEZOΠOΛITΩN / ANΔPONIKOΣ ΓOPΓIΠΠOY Filleted thyrsos. RPC I 2847. SNG Copenhagen 585. Brown patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 347
LYDIA. Acrasus. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Gallienus, 260-268. Assarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.68 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΚΡΑCΙΩΤΩΝ Nike advancing to right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm branch over left shoulder with her left hand. GRPC Lydia, 21. SNG Copenhagen 1. Pleasing green patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 348
LYDIA. Apollonis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 1st century. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.43 g, 12 h). ΘΕΩΝ CΥΝΚΛΗΤOΝ Draped bust of the Senate to right; c/m: bee within circular indent. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩ-ΝΙΔΕΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left. GRPC Lydia, 23. RPC II 954. SNG Munich 36. For countermark: Howgego 364. Lovely green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 349
LYDIA. Attalaea. Pseudo-autonomous issue, late 2nd-3rd centuries. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.36 g, 6 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΤΤΑΛΕΑΤΩΝ Pan advancing to left, holding grape bunch in right hand and pedum lagobolon with his left. GRPC Lydia, 17. SNG Munich 45. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 350
LYDIA. Bagis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 6.82 g, 6 h). ΔΗΜΟC Laureate and draped bust of Demos to right. Rev. ΚΑΙCΑΡΕΩΝ ΒΑΓΗΝΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left; at his feet to left, panther. BMC 18. GRPC Lydia, 31 (same dies). Well-centered and with brown patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 351
LYDIA. Blaundus. time of the Antonines, 138-192. Hemiassarion or Semis (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.88 g, 6 h). Draped bust of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. BΛA/YNΔE/ΩN in three lines within laurel wreath. BMC 42-3. GRPC Lydia, 96 (same obverse die). RPC IV Online 1998. Dark brown patina. Minor roughness and partial soft strike, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 352
LYDIA. Daldis. Time of Septimius Severus, 193-211. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.50 g, 6 h). Laureate head of bearded Herakles to right. Rev. ΔΑΛΔΙΑΝΩΝ Grape bunch on vine. GRPC, Lydia 11. Mionnet Suppl. VII 116. Brown and tan patina; very rare, none in CA. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Sharply struck
Lot 353
LYDIA. Gordus-Julia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Commodus, 177-192. Assarion (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 3.11 g, 6 h). ΙΕΡΑ CΥΝΚΛΗΤΟC Bareheaded and draped bust of the Senate to right. Rev. ΓΟΡΔΗΝΩΝ ΙΟΥΛΙΕΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left. GRPC Lydia, 15 (same dies). RPC Online IV.2 1260 (temporary). SNG Copenhagen 156. Sharply struck, and with a dark brown patina with earthen highlights. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 354
LYDIA. Hypaepa. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.17 g, 11 h), struck under the grammateus, Gaios Ioulios Hegesippos. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙCΑΡ Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΥΠΑ ΓΡ ΙΟΥ ΗΓΗCIΠΠΟC Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left. GRPC Lydia, 82. RPC I 2551. Green patina with light earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 355
LYDIA. Hyrcanis. Hadrian, 117-138. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.80 g, 12 h), struck under the proconsul, Avidius Quietus. AY KAI ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΑΝΘΥ ΚΥΙΗΤΩ ΥΡΚΑΝΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left. GRPC Lydia, 33 (same dies). RPC III, 1958. SNG Copenhagen 209. Stumpf 586. Well-centered and with a tan-brown patina. Light porosity and lightly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 356
LYDIA. Maeonia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Septimius Severus, 193-211. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.60 g, 12 h). Wreathed head of Dionysos to right. Rev. ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ Grape bunch. GRPC Lydia, 65. RPC IV.2 Online 9932 (temporary). Winterthur 3806. Green patina. Edge chip, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 357
LYDIA. Maeonia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Trajan Decius, 249-251. Assarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.04 g, 7 h). Robust grapevine with two bunches of grapes. Rev. ΜΑΙΟ-ΝΩΝ Herakles standing to right, resting his right hand on grounded club and holding lion's skin with his left. GRPC Lydia, 72 (same dies). RPC IX -. SNG Hunterian 1989. Green patina. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 358
LYDIA. Nysa. Valerian I, 253-260. (Bronze, 28 mm, 8.35 g, 6 h), struck under the grammateus Ael. Jul. Proklos. ΑΥΤ Κ ΠΟ ΛΙΚΙΝ ΒΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΓΡ ΑΙΛ ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ ΝΥCΑΕΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; at feet to left, panther. GRPC Lydia, 260 (same obverse die). SNG von Aulock 3054. Greyish-brown patina with earthen highlights. Light cleaning scratches on obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 359
LYDIA. Nysa. Gallienus, 253-268. Assarion (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.52 g, 6 h). ΠΟ ΛΙΚΙΝ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC Κ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΝΥΣΑΕΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; at feet to left, panther. GRPC Lydia, 287. SNG Copenhagen 332. Rough green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 360
LYDIA. Philadelphia. Domitia, Augusta, 82-96. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.44 g, 6 h), struck under the magistrate Lagetas. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΑ Draped bust of Domitia to right, with her hair bound in a queue falling down behind. Rev. EΠΙ ΛΑΓΕ ΦΙΛΑΔEΛΦE-ΩΝ Bunch of grapes on stem. GRPC Lydia, 229 (same dies). RPC II 1336. Rough dark brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished
Lot 361
LYDIA. Saitta. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century AD. Assarion (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.98 g, 12 h). IEPA CYNKΛΗΤΟC Draped bust of the Senate to right. Rev. [...]ΔΡΙΑΝΕΩΝ CAITTHNΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and filleted thyrsos in right; at feet to left, panther. Cf. GRPC Lydia, 43 (same obverse die, different reverse legend), otherwise unpublished. This coin shares the same obverse die as RPC III 2544F. Dark brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 362
LYDIA. Saitta. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century AD. (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.94 g, 6 h). AZIOTTHNOC Draped bust of Mên Aziottenos to right, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent at shoulders. Rev. CAITTHNΩN Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and filleted thyrsos in his right; at feet to left, panther. BMC 15-6. GRPC Lydia, 37. Well-struck, and with an attractive brown patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 363
LYDIA. Saitta. Pseudo-autonomous issue, circa 3rd century AD. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.22 g, 6 h). AZIOTTHNOC Draped bust of Mên Aziottenos to right, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent at shoulders. Rev. CAITTHNΩN Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and filleted thyrsos in his right; at feet to left, panther. BMC 15-6. GRPC Lydia, 37. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 364
LYDIA. Sala. Domitia, Augusta, 82-96. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.05 g, 7 h). ΔOMITIA CEBACTH Draped bust of Domitia to right. Rev. CAΛHNΩN Grape bunch on stem. BMC 30. GRPC Lydia, 45. RPC II 1345. SNG Copenhagen 437. Brown and tan patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 365
LYDIA. Sala. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.84 g, 6 h). Laureate head of bearded Herakles to right. Rev. CAΛΗ-ΝΩΝ Grape bunch on vine. BMC 24. GRPC Lydia, 35-6. Lindgren & Kovacs 798. SNG Copenhagen 433-4. Green patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 366
LYDIA. Sala. Time of Trajan, 98-117. 1/3 Assarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.83 g, 12 h), struck under the hiereus, Alexandros. CAΛΗΝΩΝ Laureate head of bearded Herakles to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Grape bunch on vine. GRPC Lydia, 3. RPC III 2436A. SNG Copenhagen 432. Attractive green patina and well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 367
LYDIA. Sardis. Nero, 54-68. (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.91 g, 12 h), Mindios, strategos for the second time, c. 60. NEPΩN KAICAP Laureate head of Nero right. Rev. EΠΙ MINΔIOY CAPΔIANΩN / CΤΡΑ ΤΟ B Dionysus standing to left, holding kantharos with his right hand and long thyrsos with his left; at his feet to left, panther. BMC 116. GRPC Lydia, 365. RPC 2997. SNG Copenhagen 521. Clearly and boldly struck. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 368
LYDIA. Sardis. Time of Trajan, 98-117. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.49 g, 6 h), struck under the strategos Lo. Io. Libonianos. CAPΔΙΑ-ΝΩΝ Head of Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. CΤΡ ΛΟ ΙΟ ΛΙΒΩΝΙΑΝΟ Filleted thyrsos; in right field, bee. GRPC Lydia, 300. RPC III 2393. Dark green patina. A few small areas of porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Excellent portrait of Domitian
Lot 369
LYDIA. Silandus. Domitian, As Caesar, 69-81. Diassarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 8.50 g, 6 h), struck under the strategos Demophilos. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Domitian to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ CΤΡΑ (ΤΟ) Β CΙΛΑΝΔΕΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther. GRPC Lydia, 44. RPC II 1350. SNG von Aulock 3173. Dark brown patina and with a lovely portrait of Domitian. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 370
LYDIA. Silandus. Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 11.25 g, 6 h), struck under the first archon, Sta. Attalianos. ΔΗΜΟC CΙΛΑΝΔΕΩΝ Laureate head of Demos to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ CΤΑ ΑΤΤΑΛΙΑΝΥ (sic) Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos with his right hand and long thyrsos with his left; at his feet to left, panther. BMC 6-7. GRPC Lydia, 11. RPC Online IV.2, 1498 (temporary). Well-centered. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 371
LYDIA. Silandus. Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Billon, 15 mm, 2.88 g, 6 h). CIΛΑΝΔΕΩΝ Bearded head of Silenos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. CIΛΑΝΔΕΩΝ Tyche standing to left, holding rudder in her right hand and cornuopia with her left. BMC -. GRPC Lydia, 26. RPC Online -. Green patina with thick earthen deposits. Very rare type. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 372
LYDIA. Silandus. Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.03 g, 8 h), struck under the strategos, Attalianos. CIΛΑΝΔΕΩΝ Bearded head of Silenos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. ΕΠΙ CΤΑ ΑΤΤΑΛΙΑΝOΥ Silenos, holding thyrsos with his right hand, riding on mule to right. GRPC Lydia, 15. Imhoof, MG 35. RPC Online 1508. A lovely head of Silenos. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 373
LYDIA. Silandus. Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.59 g, 1 h), struck under the strategos, Attalianos. CIΛΑΝΔΕΩΝ Bearded head of Silenos to right, wreathed with ivy. Rev. ΕΠΙ CΤP ΑΤΤΑΛΙΑΝOΥ Silenos, holding thyrsos with his right hand, riding on mule to right. GRPC Lydia, 15. Imhoof, MG 35. RPC Online 1508.2 (this coin). Grey patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 374
LYDIA. Thyateira. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 27 mm, 7.78 g, 7 h). ΑYΤ Κ Μ ΑYΡ ΑΝΤΩΝEΙΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΘΥΑΤΕΙ-ΡΗΝΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; at his feet to left, panther. GRPC Lydia, 375. SNG Lewis 1373. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 375
LYDIA. Tripolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.45 g, 6 h). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche to right. Rev. ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙ-ΤΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left. GRPC Lydia, 79. Prowe III 1587. Well-centered and sharply struck; a wonderful example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 376
LYDIA. Tripolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. Assarion (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.10 g, 6 h). ΙΕΡΑ ΒΟΥΛΗ Draped bust of Boule to right, hair rolled into bun at back of head. Rev. ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left. GRPC Lydia, 32. SNG Copenhagen 730. Green patina with sandy highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unpublished in the standard references
Lot 377
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Geta, As Caesar, 198-209. (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 9.81 g, 12 h). L SEPT GETA CAES Bare head of Geta to right. Rev. COL IVL CONC AVG APAM / D D Dionysus standing to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos in his left; at feet to left, panther standing to left, head turned back to catch drops of wine from kantharos. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Very rare - unpublished in the standard references and no examples on CoinArchives. Slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 378
PHRYGIA. Aezanis. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 27 mm, 15.88 g, 6 h). AYT K ΠOY ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. AIZAN-EITΩN Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left; at feet to left, panther. BMC 133-4. SNG Copenhagen -. Green patina. Cleaning scratches and porosity. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 379
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Time of Septimius Severus to Caracalla, 193-217. (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.48 g, 7 h). ΘEA PΩMH Turreted and draped bust of Roma to right. Rev. ANKYPANΩN Dionysos standing to left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. BMC 17. SNG Copenhagen 134. SNG von Aulock 3428. Dark brown patina with light sandy deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 380
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.00 g, 7 h). ΘΕΑ ΡΟΜΗ Turreted and draped bust of Roma to right. Rev. ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left. BMC 17. SNG Copenhagen 134. SNG von Aulock 3428. Attractive, and with a dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 381
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd-3rd centuries. (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.61 g, 6 h). ΘΕΑ ΡΟΜΗ Turreted and draped bust of Roma to right. Rev. ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΩΝ Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left. BMC 17. SNG Copenhagen 134. SNG von Aulock 3428. Carefully centered. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 382
PHRYGIA. Ancyra. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd century. (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.50 g, 12 h). ΘEA PΩMH Turreted and draped bust of Roma to right. Rev. ANKYPANΩN Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left; at feet to left, panther standing left, head turned back to catch drops from the kantharos. BMC 17. SNG Copenhagen 134. SNG von Aulock 3428. Dark green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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Lot 383
PHRYGIA. Appia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 21 mm, 4.30 g, 1 h). ΒΟΥΛΗ Veiled and draped bust of Boule to right. Rev. ΕΠ ΑΝΤΕΡ ΑΡΧ ΑΠΠΙΑΝ(ΩΝ) Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos in right hand and thyrsos in left. BMC 4, pl. XIII, 3 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen -. Mottled green and brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 384
PHRYGIA. Bruzus. Plautilla, Augusta, 202-205. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.97 g, 5 h). ΠΛAYTIΛA CЄBACTH Draped bust of Plautilla to right. Rev. BPOYZHNΩN Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand and scepter in left. BMC 14. Lindgren III 566. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unpublished?
Lot 385
PHRYGIA. Bruzus. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h). Draped bust of Dionysos to right, wreathed with ivy; before him, thyrsos. Rev. BROYZHNΩΝ Hermes standing left, holding purse in right hand and caduceus in left; at feet to left, ram standing left. BMC -. RPC VI -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 386
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. time of the Antonines, circa 138-192. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.11 g, 6 h). Draped bust of Dionysos to right, wearing wreath of ivy and fruit. Rev. EYMENEΩN Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera in her right hand and leaning left on tympanum; at feet to left, lion. RPC IV.2 Online temp. 2020. SNG Copenhagen 383. Dark greenish-black patina. Light roughness on reverse edge, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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