obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
Unpublished
PHRYGIA. Eumeneia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 29 mm, 15.40 g, 6 h), struck under Niger, archierus for the second time. IOYΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CEBACT Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΩC ΝΙΓΕ/PΟC Β · ΙΕΡ/ΑΝΥΜ - EYMENEΩN ΑΧΑΙ/ΩΝ Tyche standing left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder on globe in right hand and cornucopiae in left. BMC -. Lindgren & Kovacs -. Lingren III -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Hunterian -. SNG von Aulock -. Unpublished. Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 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
PHRYGIA. Hyrgaleis. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.14 g, 12 h), year Tς = 306 = 222-223. ΔHMOC Laureate head of Demos to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. ΥΡΓΑΛEΩΝ / (ΤΟ) Tς Apollo standing facing, looking to right, resting left arm on lyre sitting atop tripod, and Artemis standing facing, looking left, holding bow and arrow in her right hand; before her, stag standing left, looking back. BMC 3. Martin, Demos Hydrela 5. RPC VI Online temp. 5666. Von Aulock, Phrygiens I 347-8. Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PHRYGIA. Synnada. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 32 mm, 19.08 g, 6 h), struck under Alexandros, agonothetes and archiereus for the second time. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. ΑΡΧ ΑΛEΖΑΝΔΡΩ Β ΑΓΩΝΟΘ ΑΡΧΙEΡΙ Β CΥΝΝΑΔEΩΝ Emperor standing in quadriga right, holding scepter in his left hand; above, Nike flying left, crowning him with wreath. BMC 56. RPC VII.1, 788. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCIA. Arycanda. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 32 mm, 30.73 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. APKANΔEΩN Horseman (Helios?), wearing radiate Phrygian cap, galloping right, brandishing club in upraised right hand. BMC 5 = Von Aulock, Lykiens 37. RPC VII.2 Online ID 21596 . Green patina. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Unpublished
PAMPHYLIA. Perge. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 34 mm, 30.41 g, 6 h). AYT KAIC TPAI-ANOC ΔΡΙΑΝΟC Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ΠΕΡ-ΓΗ [...] City-goddess seated left, holding cult statue of Artemis Pergaea with her right hand, and cornucopiae with her left. BMC - . RPC III -. SNG BN -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG von Aulock -. Seemingly unpublished. Brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Perge. Elagabalus, 218-222. Diassarion (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.43 g, 12 h). AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC CEB Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. ΠEPΓAIΩN Distyle shrine containing a cult statue of Artemis Pergaia facing,; to left and right, uncertain animals standing on small columns; to upper left and right, star and crescent; in pediment of the aedicula, eagle standing right with wings spread, head turned back to left. SNG BN 642. SNG von Aulock 4685. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PAMPHYLIA. Side. Gordian III, 238-244. (Bronze, 30 mm, 28.95 g, 6 h). ΑΥΤ ΚAI Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Rev. CΙΔΗΤΩΝ Athena standing left, holding figure of Nike in outstretched right hand, and resting left hand on shield set on ground against which spear rests. Lindgren & Kovacs 1166. RPC VII.2, ID 26707. SNG Pfalz 750. Watson 737a. Dark green patina with light sandy deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Antiochia. Julia Domna, Augusta, 193-217. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.46 g, 6 h). IVLIA DO-MNA AVC Draped bust of Julia Domna to right. Rev. ANTIOCH MENCIS Mên standing right, with foot on bucranium, holding scepter and crowning Victory; to left, cock standing left. SNG BN 1133-4. Black patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 40 mm, 36.68 g, 5 h). AYT K Π Λ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩNIATΩΝ / AYΘΡΚO Statue of Gallienus holding patera in right hand and scepter in left, within octastyle temple. SNG BN 1365-6. SNG von Aulock 4999. Brown surfaces with green deposits. Light pitting on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 40 mm, 34.03 g, 6 h). AYT K Π Λ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ΑΠΟΛΛΩNIATΩΝ / AYΘΡΚO Statue of Gallienus holding patera in right hand and scepter in left, within octastyle temple. SNG BN 1365-6. SNG von Aulock 4999. Dark green patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Apollonia-Mordiaeum. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 35 mm, 23.33 g, 6 h). AYT K Π Λ ΓAΛΛIHNOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. AΠOΛΛΩNIATΩN AY ΘPA KO River-god reclining left on overturned vase from which water flows, holding reed in right hand and cornucopiae in left. SNG BN 1366. SNG von Aulock 5000. Green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Very rare - only three specimens in the RPC
PISIDIA. Cremna. Philip II, 247-249. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.73 g, 7 h). M IVL SEV PHILIPPVM CAE AVG Laureate head of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔIANAE COL CRE Diana standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand and spear with bow in left; at feet to right, stag standing right, head left. RPC VIII Online ID 20911. SNG BN -. SNG Keckman II 737. Von Aulock, Pisidiens II 1459-60. Watson 808. Very rare - only three specimens noted in the RPC. Dark brown patina. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Finest of only two known
PISIDIA. Etenna. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 32 mm, 18.67 g, 6 h). ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ CEΟΥΗ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. EΤEΝΝEΩΝ Goat standing left on serpent, looking back; to right, jug. Lindgren III 702. RPC VI Online temp. 6028. Von Aulock, Pisidiens II -. Very rare - only one other example known, this by far the finest. Rough brown surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 680 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PISIDIA. Etenna. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 30 mm, 11.48 g, 6 h). ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ CEΥ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC CEΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right; c/m: K in circle within circular indent. Rev. ΕΤΕΝΝΕΩΝ Genius(?), nude, standing facing, head left, holding cornucopiae in left hand; on either side, dog; to left, coiled serpent. RPC VI Online temp. 6032. SNG Keckman II 722. Von Aulock, Pisidiens II 591. For countermark: Howgego 672. Dark greenish-brown patina. Ancient edge chip, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Hadrian, 117-138. (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.75 g, 1 h). KAICAP AΔPIANOC Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. ϹΑΓΑΛΑϹϹΕWΝ Tyche standing left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. RPC III 2797. SNG BN 1771. Dark brown patina with reddish earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Philip I, 244-249. (Bronze, 26 mm, 12.26 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤ ΚΑ ΜΑ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. CAΓΑΛΑCCEΩN Lion leaping left, head facing. RPC VIII Online ID 20876. Dark surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Sagalassus. Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251. (Bronze, 27 mm, 10.20 g, 12 h). EΡE EΤΡΟΥCΚΙΛΛΑ CΒ Diademed and draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, set on crescent. Rev. CΑΓΑΛΑCCEΩΝ Two altars of the Dioskouroi, each decorated with star and crescent, within an arched distyle shrine; column between; serpent below. SNG BN 1822. SNG von Aulock 5194. RPC IX 948. An interesting reverse type. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PISIDIA. Termessus Major. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century. (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.45 g, 12 h). T-EPMH-C-CEΩN Bare-headed and draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus at shoulder. Rev. TΩN [M]EI-ZONΩN Athena standing left, holding branch in right hand, spear in left; shield to right. SNG BN 2176. SNG von Aulock 5350. Tannish-brown patina. Somewhat rough surfaces and striking faults on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Assarion (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.42 g, 6 h). ANTONINVS AVGV SΠP (sic!) Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. CO-L ICO Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. BMC 7. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 7259. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 308-19. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Iconium. Gallienus, 253-268. (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.23 g, 1 h). IM LI P LIC GALLIENVS P F A Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. ICONI-EN COLO / S-R Herakles standing facing, head left, resting right hand on grounded club and holding lion's skin. SNG BN 2302-3. SNG Copenhagen 8. SNG von Aulock 5395. Von Aulock, Lykaoniens 405. An attractive coin with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LYCAONIA. Laodicea Combusta. Titus with Domitian, as Caesars, 69-79 and 69-81 respectively. Assarion (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.63 g, 5 h), struck under Vespasian, circa 75. ΤΙΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΕ Heads of Titus, on the left, facing right, and Domitian, on the right, facing left (in Julio-Claudian style). Rev. ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕωΝ Kybele seated to left on high-backed throne, holding patera in right hand and resting left elbow upon tympanum; below, lion seated to left. RPC II 1613. SNG BN 2322. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Anazarbus. Julia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. (Bronze, 23 mm, 11.19 g, 11 h), ΘΜC = year 249 = 230-231. ΟΥΛΙΑ ΜΑΜEΑ CΕΒ Diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea to right. Rev. ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΟΥ MHT EΤ ΘΜC Front view of temple with seven columns with globe in pediment. RPC VI Online temp. 30152 corr. (reverse legend). SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. Black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Pompeiopolis. Gordian III, 238-244. Hexassarion (Bronze, 32 mm, 17.04 g, 6 h), ςT = year 306 = 240-241. AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB / Π - Π Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gordiam III to right, slight drapery on far shoulder. Rev. ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ ςT / Ā - ς Apollo standing left, quiver over shoulder, holding laurel branch in right hand and chlamys in left. RPC VII.2 Online ID 2220. SNG BN 1243-4. Dark green patina. Flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
CILICIA. Tarsus. Caracalla, 198-217. (Bronze, 34 mm, 19.40 g, 1 h). AYT KAI M AYP CEYHPOC ANTΩNEINOC CEB Π-Π Mantled bust of Caracalla to left, wearing demiourgic crown. Rev. ANTΩNEINIANHC CEYP AΔPIANH / TAPCOY C/EITOY A-M/K / Γ-B Galley under sail right. SNG BN 1531. SNG Levante 1066. Nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 51 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
EASTERN CILICIA OR NORTHERN SYRIA. Uncertain Caesarea. Claudius, 41-54. (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.60 g, 12 h), year E = 5 = 45/46. ΤΙΒΕΡΙΟC ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟC KAICAP Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. KAIC /APEΩΝ ETOYC E Tyche, veiled, with towered headdress seated right on rock , holding ears of corn; below, forepart of uncertain river god swimming right. BMC 4 (Anazarbos in Cilicia). De Saulcy 1 (Caesarea Panias in Judaea). RPC I 4086 (uncertain city, perhaps in Cilicia but perhaps not). Sydenham 59 (Caesarea in Capadocia). Well centered and clear. Some earth deposits and struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Elagabalus, 218-222. (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.58 g, 11 h), ∆ = year 4 = 220-221. AY K M AYPHΛΙ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. (MH)TPOΠ KAICAPIA Agalma of Mt. Argaeus set on altar inscribed ET Δ. Cf. Sydenham 526a (slightly different reverse legemd). Attractive green patina with sandy highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tranquillina, 238-244. (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.78 g, 6 h), struck under Gordian III, ∆ = year 4 = 240-241. CΑΒΙΝΙΑ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛΙΑΝΗ Diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. MHTPO KAIC B N / ET ∆ Agalma of Mount Argaeus atop garlanded altar inscribed ENTI. Bland -. Ganschow 912b. RPC VII.2 Online ID 70462. Sydenham -. Dark brown patina. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Tranquillina, 238-244. (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.33 g, 11 h), struck under Gordian III, year Z = 7 = 243-244. CAB TPANKYΛΛINA AY Draped bust of Tranquillina to right. Rev. MHTP KAIC B NE Six grain ears bound together; ET Z across the field. Henseler 921. RPC VII.2 Online ID 21877. Sydenham, Caesarea 619a. Lovely portrait, and with an attractive dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
COMMAGENE. Zeugma. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. (Bronze, 24 mm, 12.60 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CEΒ EΥC Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to left. Rev. ΖEΥΓΜΑΤEΩΝ (Z retrograde) Tetrastyle temple; before, colonnaded peribolos containing grove; below, H; all in laurel wreath. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 5755. Dark brown patina with earthen highlights. Fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Claudius, 41-54. As (Bronze, 27 mm, 14.41 g, 12 h). IM TI..... Laureate head of Claudius to right; on the lower right, countermark of A P (ATP ?) with crescent above, all within a circular indent. Rev. Large S C within wreath of eight elements tied below. For the coin, McAlee 245 and RPC 4277. For the countermark: Howgego 647. With a very bold countermark. Coin fine, Countermark good very fine.
Hammer Price: 390 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 15.06 g, 12 h), Regnal year Z (7) and Caesarian year ΘP (190) = 60/1. NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. Z ΘP Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with wings spread; palm frond to left. BMC 190 (same obverse die). Prieur 81. RPC 4181. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.99 g), regnal year Z (7) and Caesarian year ΘP (190) = 60/1. NEPΩNOΣ KAIΣAPOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY Laureate bust of Nero to right, wearing aegis. Rev. Z ΘP Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt, with wings spread; palm frond to left. BMC 190. Prieur 81. RPC 4181. Porous area on the obverse field, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, time of Nero, 54-68. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.21 g, 12 h), HP = year 108 of the Caesarean Era = 59-60. Laureate and draped bust of Apollo to right. Rev. ANTIOXE ET HP Lyre. McAlee 107b. RPC I 4293. Dark greenish-black patina. Flan crack and slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, Time of Nero, 54-68. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 15 mm, 0.99 g, 2 h), ZIP = year 117 = 68-69. Draped bust of Apollo to right, wearing taenia. Rev. ΕΤ ΖΙΡ Laurel branch. McAlee 116. RPC I 4323. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 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. Hadrian, 117-138. Semis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 6.40 g, 7 h). [AYTOKP] KAIC TRAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. S · C, Γ below; all within laurel wreath. McAlee 538c. RPC 3722. SNG Fitzwilliam 5889. Dark greenish-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 15.58 g, 6 h). AVTOK K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOY CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ΔHMAΡX EΞOYCIAC / S - C / MON VRB Eagle standing facing with wings spread, head left, holding wreath in beak; above eagle's left wing, A. McAlee 901a. Prieur 305. RPC VIII Online ID 29026. Lovely bold portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 10.98 g, 5 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CЄB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡX EΞOYCIAC ΥΠΑ ΤO Δ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle standing left with wings spread, holding wreath in his beak. McAlee 254c. Prieur 431. RPC VIII Online ID 29157. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 25 mm, 11.79 g, 7 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO Δ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle standing right, with spread wings and wreath in his beak. McAlee 934. Prieur 445. RPC VIII Online ID 28991. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 10.98 g, 7 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB Laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, with gorgoneion on cuirass. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Δ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C Eagle standing left, with wreath in beak and wings spread. McAlee 942a; Prieur 423. McAlee 942a. Prieur 423. RPC VIII Online ID 29201. Minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip I, 244-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 12.00 g, 7 h), 248-249. AYTOK K M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip I to left, with gorgoneion on cuirass. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ EΞΟΥCΙΑC ΥΠΑ ΤΟ Δ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑ / S C Eagle standing right, wings displayed, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 953a. Prieur 432. RPC VIII Online ID 29019. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, 247-249. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 11.78 g, 11 h), 248. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠATO Δ / ANTIOXIA / S C Eagle standing right, with spread wings and wreath in his beak. McAlee 1042. Prieur 474. RPC VIII Online ID 29020. With a lovely portrait and great surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. (Bronze, 29 mm, 16.88 g, 7 h). ΜΑΡ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧEΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩ / Δ - E / S - C (S retrograde) Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche to right; above, ram leaping right, looking back. Butcher 494d. McAlee 1070. RPC VIII Online ID 7612. Rare with the retrogade S. Brown patina. Porosity on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 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
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Herennius Etruscus, As Caesar, 249-251. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 13.57 g, 11 h), S = 6th officina. EPENN ETPOY ME KY ΔEKIOC KECAP Bare-headed and draped bust of Herrenius Etruscus to right; below, S. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing right on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak. McAlee 1152f. Prieur 639. RPC IX 1763. Obverse die worn, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Volusian, 251-253. Tetradrachm (Billon, 27 mm, 10.68 g, 7 h), S = 6th officina. ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Γ ΑΦΙΝ ΓΑΛ ΟΥEΝΔ ΟΥΟΛΟΥCCΙΑΝΟC CEΒ Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian to right; below, S. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC / S C Eagle standing facing, with wings spread, head turned to right, holding wreath in beak; between legs, S. McAlee 1188e. Prieur 702. RPC IX 1810. Minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Cyrrhus. Commodus, 177-192. (Bronze, 21 mm, 10.50 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤO ΚAIC Λ ΑΥΡHΛ ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟC Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. ΔΙOC ΚΑΤEΒΑΤΟΥ ΚVΡΡΗϹΤΩΝ / Γ Zeus Kataibates seated left on rock, holding thunderbolt in right hand and long scepter in left. RPC IV.3 Online temp. 9042. Dark patina with earthen highlights. Fine.
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SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Cyrrhus. Philip II, 247-249. 8 Assaria (Bronze, 27 mm, 14.75 g, 12 h). AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦΙΛΙΠΠOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Rev. ΔIOC KATEBATOY / KYPHCTΩN Statue of Zeus Kataibates seated facing within hexastyle temple, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and scepter in his left; at feet to left, eagle; above pediment, bull(?) leaping right. BMC 34. Butcher 21c. RPC VIII Online ID 7844. SNG Copenhagen 49. Well centered and with brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Unrecorded variety
JUDAEA. Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem). Macrinus, 217-218. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24 mm, 13.29 g, 12 h). AYT M OΠΛ C MAKPINOC C Laureate head of Macrinus to right. Rev. ΔHMAPX EΞ ΥΠATOC ΠΠ Εagle standing facing on filleted thyrsos, head left, with wings spread; vine leaf between legs. Meshorer, Aelia 97. Cf. Prieur 1637 (obverse legend). Unrecorded variety. Attractive and well struck. Flan a little tight, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
MESOPOTAMIA. Carrhae. Antonine Period, Circa 138-192. (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.42 g, 12 h). ΚΑΡΡΗΝΩΝ Crab. Rev. Star in crescent; below, globe [EΤΟVϹ ΘϞ]. Bellinger, Dura 1498. RPC IV online, 9574. Very rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Gordian III, with Abgar X Phraates, 238-244. (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.88 g, 5 h). AYTOK K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CEB Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right, seen from behind; in right field, star. Rev. ABΓAΡOC BACIΛEVC Crowned and draped bust of Abgar to right, wearing decorated diademed tiara; behind, star. BMC 144. SNG Copenhagen 228. Dark green patina with light sandy deposits. Typical porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Gordian III, with Abgar X Phraates, 238-244. (Bronze, 23 mm, 9.25 g, 11 h). AΥTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III to left, seen from behind, holding in right hand spear resting on shoulder and shield on left arm; to left, star. Rev. ABΓAPOC BACIΛEΥC Crowned and draped bust of Abgar X to right, seen from front; to left, star. BMC 158. SNG Copenhagen -. Dark green patina with earthen highlights. Fine.
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MESOPOTAMIA. Nisibis. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 25 mm, 12.03 g, 11 h). ΑΥT ΚΑI Μ ΑΡΑΥ CE ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC C Laureate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. CEΠ ΚΟΛΟ ΝECΙΒΙ ΜΗΤP Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche to right; above, ram leaping right, head turned back; in right field, star. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 233 (bust). SNG Righetti 2618. With a dark brown patina and boldly engraved heads. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MESOPOTAMIA. Nisibis. Philip II, 247-249. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.03 g, 12 h). ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ϹEΒ Radiate and cuirassed bust of Philip II to left, seen from front, wearing balteus. Rev. ΙΟΥ CEΠ ΚΟΛΩ ΝECΙΒΙ ΜΗΤ Tetrastyle temple with arched pediment enclosing draped, veiled and turreted figure of Tyche seated facing, with ram leaping to right above her; below, river god swimming right. BMC 22-4. RPC VIII Online ID 2962. SNG Copenhagen 240. Well centered and struck, with a dark greenish-brown patina. Porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MESOPOTAMIA. Rhasaena. Caracalla and Geta, 198-217 and 211-212. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.28 g, 1 h). Laureate head of Caracalla, on the left, facing laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta, on the right; between them, eagle standing left, wings displayed, head right. Rev. III [...] Vexillum. Castelin 13. Green patina. Fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Nero & Poppaea, 54-68. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24 mm, 12.57 g, 11 h), regnal year I = 10 = 63-64. NEPΩ KΛAY KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AY Radiate head of Nero to right. Rev. ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ / L I Draped bust of Poppaea to right. BMC 122. Dattari (Savio) 196. Köln 157. RPC I 5275. A clear example with attractive portraits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 23 mm, 12.22 g, 11 h), regnal year IΔ = 14 = 129-130. AΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ CΕΒ Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L IΔ Draped bust of Helios to right, wearing radiate crown. Dattari (Savio) 1384-5. K&G 32.478. Köln 1002. RPC III 5737. Well centered and quite appealing. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Rare Roman Punic War Issue
Anonymous, Circa 245-240 BC. Pentonkion (Bronze, 29 mm, 14.69 g, 5 h), struck during the final years of the First Punic War, uncertain mint in Sicily. ROMANO Head of Roma to left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet; uncertain symbol behind neck. Rev. ROMA-[NO] Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right and wings open; in left field, short sword. BMC 5 (as Romano-Campanian). Crawford 23/1. HN III 296. Burnett/McCabe (unlisted dies). Kestner -. Sydenham 30. Very rare; green patina. Obverse fields smoothed, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Anonymous, 211-208 BC. Victoriatus (Silver, 17 mm, 3.37 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. ROMA Victory standing right, crowning trophy with wreath held in right hand. Crawford 53/1. Sydenham 83. Light toning. Light deposits around the devices, some areas of flat strike, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Very rare denomination
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Sestertius (Silver, 12 mm, 1.03 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, IIS. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping to right; below, in linear frame, ROMA in relief. Crawford 44/7. Sydenham 142. Toned. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Q. Marcius Libo, 148 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 2 h), Rome. LIBO Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, X. Rev. Q · (MA)RC / ROMA The Dioscuri galloping right, each holding couched lance in his right hand and reins in left. Babelon (Marcia) 1. Crawford 215/1. Sydenham 395. Well struck and nicely centered. Light porosity and surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A. Spurilius, 139 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.39 g, 5 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. A · SP(VR)I / ROMA Luna, holding goad in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping biga to right. Babelon (Spurilia) 1. Crawford 230/1. Sydenham 448. Slight roughness and a few faint scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
P. Aelius Paetus, 138 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.85 g, 3 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. P · PAETVS / ROMA The Dioscuri, each holding couched lance in his right hand, riding right. Babelon (Aelia) 3. Crawford 233/1. Sydenham 455. Light scratches, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.89 g, 6 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX PO FOSTLVS / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, the shepherd Faustulus standing to right; in background, birds in a fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1a. Crawford 235/1c. Sydenham 461a. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.90 g, 5 h), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. L · (ANTE)S / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga galloping to right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and holding scepter in his left. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. Sydenham 451. Nice toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 11 h), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. L · ANTES / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga galloping to right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and holding scepter in his left. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. Sydenham 451. Scratches, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
C. Servilius M.f, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.85 g, 5 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, wreath and denomination mark. Rev. C · SERVEILI · M · F The Dioscuri riding apart. Babelon (Servilia) 1. Crawford 239/1. Sydenham 525. Toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
M. Vargunteius, 130 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.82 g, 1 h), Rome. M · (VAR) G Head of Roma to right, wearing winged helmet; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. ROMA Jupiter in slow quadriga to right, holding thunderbolt in his left hand and palm frond in his right. Babelon (Vargunteia) 1. Crawford 257/1. Sydenham 507. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
M. Furius L.f. Philus, 120 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 11 h), Rome. M FOVRI L F Laureate head of Janus. Rev. (PH)LI / ROMA Roma standing left, holding wreath in right hand, scepter in left, before trophy flanked by carnyx and shields; above, star. Babelon (Furia) 18. Crawford 281/1. Sydenham 529. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
M. Furius L.f. Philus, 120 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.83 g, 9 h), Rome. M FOVRI L F Laureate head of Janus. Rev. PHLI / ROMA Roma standing left, holding wreath in right hand, scepter in left, before trophy flanked by carnyx and shields; above, star. Babelon (Furia) 18. Crawford 281/1. Sydenham 529. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Q. Curtius, 116-115 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.90 g, 7 h), Rome. Q · CVRT Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X upwards before. Rev. M SI(LA) / ROMA Jupiter driving galloping quadriga right, hurling thunderbolt held in right hand and holding scepter in left; above, lituus M SILA below, ROMA in exergue. Crawford 285/2; Sydenham 537. Babelon (Curtia) 2. Crawford 285/2. Sydenham 537. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Q. Curtius, 116-115 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.66 g), Obverse brockage, Rome. Q · CVRT Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X upwards before. Rev. Incuse of obverse. Cf. Babelon (Curtia) 2. Cf. Crawford 285/2. Cf. Sydenham 537. A nice, clear brockage. Bankers' marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
M. Sergius Silus, 116-115 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 9 h), Rome. EX · S · C / ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, denomination mark. Rev. Q / M · SERGI / SILVS Cavalryman riding to left, holding sword and severed head of a barbarian warrior in right hand. Babelon (Sergia) 1. Crawford 286/1. Sydenham 534. Attractively toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
M. Cipius M.f, 115-114 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.81 g, 7 h), Rome. M · CIPI · M · F Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X . Rev. ROMA Victory in biga to right, holding reins and palm branch tied with fillet; below horses, rudder. Babelon (Cipia) 1. Crawford 289/1. Sydenham 546. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Appius Claudius Pulcher, T. Manlius Mancius and Q. Urbinius, 111-110 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.80 g, 7 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, quadrangular device. Rev. T.MAL.AP.CL.Q.VR Victory , holding reins in both hand, driving triga to right. Babelon (Claudia) 3 and (Manlia) 2. Crawford 299/1b. Sydenham 570a. Nicely centered. Some scratches and deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
L. Memmius, 109-108 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.86 g, 7 h), Rome. Male head to right, wearing oak wreath; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. L · MEMMI The Dioscuri standing facing, each holding spear in right hand and bridle of his horse in left; star above each of their heads. Babelon (Memmia) 1. Crawford 304/1. Sydenham 558. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
L. Thorius Balbus, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.75 g, 10 h), Rome. I · S · M · R Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress. Rev. L · THORIVS / BALBVS Bull charging right; above, O. Babelon (Thoria) 1. Crawford 316/1. Sydenham 598. Lightly toned. Chipped flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
L. Julius L.f. Caesar, 103 BC. Denarius (Silver, 15 mm, 3.94 g, 7 h), Rome. CAESAR Helmeted head of Mars to left. Rev. L.IVLI.L.F Venus in biga of cupids to left; above, ·G·. Babelon (Julia) 4. Crawford 320/1. Sydenham 593. Boldly struck and centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Q. Titius, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.78 g, 3 h), Rome. Bearded head of Mutinus Titinius to right, wearing winged diadem. Rev. Q · TITI Pegasus springing right on tablet. Babelon (Titia) 1. Crawford 341/1. Sydenham 691. Rough areas, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.79 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, grasshopper; below chin, C. Rev. L PISO FRVGI Jockey riding galloping horse to right, holding palm branch; above, E; in the field below, star. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 669a. Babelon Calpurnia 11. Toned and clear. Slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.96 g, 11 h), Rome. RO(MA) / M · CATO Diademed and draped female bust to right. Rev. VIC(TR)IX Victory seated right on stool, holding palm branch in her right hand and patera in her left. Babelon (Porcia) 6. Crawford 343/1c. Sydenham 596a. Light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
L. Rubrius Dossenus, 87 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 15 mm, 2.05 g, 12 h), Rome. DOS-SEN Laureate head of Neptune to right, with trident behind his neck. Rev. L · RVBRI Victory advancing to right, holding wreath in right hand and palm over far shoulder in left; altar to right. Babelon (Rubria) 4. Crawford 348/4. King 48. Sydenham 708. Porous, scrapes, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Starting Price: 50 CHF
Anonymous, 86 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.95 g, 12 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; below neck truncation, thunderbolt. Rev. Jupiter in fast quadriga to right, holding reins in his left hand and hurling thunderbolt with his right. Babelon (anonyme) 226. Crawford 350A/2. Sydenham 723. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Mn. Fonteius C.f, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.13 g, 6 h), Rome. (MN) FO(NT)EI C · F Laureate head of Vejovis to right; below, thunderbolt. Rev. The infant Genius seated on goat right; in the fields, pilei of the Dioscuri; in exergue, filleted thyrsus; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Fonteia) 10. Crawford 353/1c. Sydenham 724a. Toned. Scattered light marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.52 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind neck, S · C. Rev. Q · (ANT)O · B(AL)B / PR Victory driving galloping quadriga to right, holding reins and palm branch in her left hand, wreath in her right; below, D. Babelon (Antonia) 1. Crawford 364/1d. Sydenham 742. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.79 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind neck, S · C. Rev. Q · (ANT)O · B(AL)B / PR Victory driving galloping quadriga to right, holding reins and palm branch in her left hand, wreath in her right; below, B. Babelon (Antonia) 1. Crawford 364/1d. Sydenham 742. Minor roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
C. Mamilius Limetanus, 82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.97 g, 7 h), Rome. Draped bust of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasos and with caduceus over his left shoulder; behind head, M. Rev. C · MAMIL LIME(TA)N Ulysses standing right, holding staff in his left hand and extending his right towards his dog Argus who is barking in greeting on the right. Babelon (Mamilia) 6. Crawford 362/1. Sydenham 741. Attractuve. Small scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.68 g, 5 h), Rome. L · CENSOR Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Marsyas advancing to left, extending his right arm and holding wineskin in his left hand over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue of a draped figure. Babelon (Marcia) 24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius, 81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.82 g, 11 h), Rome. Diademed head of Pietas to right; before, stork. Rev. Q · C · M · P · I Elephant walking to left. Babelon (Caecilia) 43. Crawford 374/1. Sydenham 750. With a fierce-looking elephant. Struck slightly off-center, a few small deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Ti. Claudius Ti.f. Ap.n. Nero, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 4.03 g, 5 h), Rome. Diademed and draped bust of Diana to right, quiver and bow at shoulder; before, S · C. Rev. TI · CLA(VD) · TI · F / (AP) · N Victory driving galloping biga right, holding a wreath in her right hand, reins and palm branch in her left; below, TXVIII. Babelon (Claudia) 5. Crawford 383/1. Sydenham 770a. Clear and well-centered. Traces of corrosion, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
L. Farsuleius Mensor, 76 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.88 g, 4 h), Rome. S · C - MENSOR Diademed and draped bust of Libertas to right, wearing pearl necklace and triple-pendant earring; behind head, pileus and LII. Rev. L · FARSVLEI Roma standing facing in biga with rearing horses to right, assisting togate figure to step into the biga; below, scorpion. Babelon (Farsuleia) 1. Crawford 392/1a. Sydenham. Well centered and lightly toned. Light deposits and a few scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 11 h), Rome. Radiate head of Sol to right. Rev. TRIO / L · LVCRETI Crescent moon surrounded by seven stars. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/1. Sydenham 783. Light marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
L. Roscius Fabatus, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.72 g, 6 h), Rome. L ROSCI Head of Juno Sospita to right; behind, mask. Rev. FABATI Girl standing right, facing serpent; in field to left, unidentified symbol. Babelon (Roscia) 3. Crawford 412/1, symbols 58. Sydenham 915. Minor countermark on obverse and striking flatness on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.82 g, 8 h), Rome. PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right. Rev. PAVLLVS TER On the right, Lucius Aemilius Paullus, togate, standing left, erecting trophy for his victory over the Macedonians at Pydna in 168 BC; to left, the captive King Perseus of Macedon and his two sons standing right. Babelon (Aemilia) 10. Crawford 415/1. Sydenham 926. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.78 g, 5 h), Rome. BON · EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON Puteal Scribonianum, decorated with garland and two lyres; at base, hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. Well centered. Light horn patina, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR / EX S C / REX ARETAS Male figure kneeling to right, holding palm branch in his right hand and the reins of a camel standing right behind him in his left. Rev. P HYPSAE / AED CVR / CAPTV / C HYPSAE COS / PREIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Well centered, the reverse in particular quite bold. light cleaning scratches on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.69 g, 3 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR / EX S C / REX ARETAS Male figure kneeling to right, holding palm branch in his right hand and the reins of a camel standing right behind him in his left. Rev. P HYPSAE / AED CVR / CAPTV / C HYPSAE COS / PREIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Minor deposits and light cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.03 g, 5 h), Rome. CESTIANVS S · C Bust of female deity (Vacuna?) to right, draped and wearing the helmet of Minerva, the laurel wreath of Apollo, the crown of Isis, the wings of Victory and with the bow and quiver of Diana on her back, and with a cornucopiae before. Rev. M · PLAE-TORIVS · M · F · AED · CVR Eagle, with spread wings and head to left, standing facing on thunderbolt. Babelon (Plaetoria) 4. Crawford 409/1. Sydenham 809. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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