obolos 21
2 January 2022
Webauction
THRACE. Byzantion. late 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.97 g, 12 h), alliance issue with Kalchedon in Bithynia. Veiled head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grain ears. Rev. ΒΥZANTI / KAΛΧΑΔ Poseidon seated right on rock, holding aphlaston in his right hand and trident in his left. HGC 3.2, 1428. Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 82-3 (control). Well centered. Flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Byzantion. late 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 9.53 g, 12 h), alliance issue with Kalchedon in Bithynia. Veiled head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grain ears. Rev. ΒΥZANTI / KAΛΧΑΔ Poseidon seated right on rock, holding aphlaston in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, monogram of HP. HGC 3.2, 1428. Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 82-3 (control). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Byzantion. late 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 11.03 g, 12 h), alliance issue with Kalchedon in Bithynia. Veiled head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grain ears. Rev. ΒΥZANTI / KAΛΧΑΔ Poseidon seated right on rock, holding aphlaston in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, monogram of ΔΑ. HGC 3.2, 1428. SNG BM Black Sea 82. Green and brown patina with sandy highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Byzantion. late 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.86 g, 11 h), alliance issue with Kalchedon in Bithynia. Veiled head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grain ears. Rev. ΒΥZANTI / KAΛΧΑΔ Poseidon seated right on rock, holding aphlaston in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, monogram of ΠΑΡ. HGC 3.2, 1428. SNG BM Black Sea 82-3 (control). Rough dark green surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
BITHYNIA. Kalchedon. late 3rd-2nd century BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.38 g, 6 h). Laureate head of Apollo to left; c/m of a thunderbolt and Π within a circular indent. Rev. KAΛXA/ΔΟNIΩΝ Tripod. SNG BM Black Sea 137-8. Dark brown patina. Green encrustations, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Byzantion. 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.17 g, 12 h), in alliance with Kalchedon. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. BYZAN / KAΛXA Bull standing left on grain ear. HGC 3.2, 1431. Schönert-Geiss 1254 (V3/R3). Very rare - only two examples recorded by Schönert-Geiss, and only two additional examples on CoinArchives. Green patina. Rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Rare early tetrobol
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 515-493 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 13 mm, 2.59 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares. HGC 3.2, 1434. Traité I 1799. Rare early issue preceding the massive issue of hemidrachms with symbols struck during the 4th century. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 515-493 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.38 g). Forepart of lion right, head reverted. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.2, 1435. Traité I 1800. Rare. Bold and most attractive. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.38 g). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, pellet with monogram of AΓ; in the other, lighted torch. McClean 4092. Weber 2407. Van Alfen, Essays Metcalf 30-4. Bright and clear. Struck on excellent silver. Sime strikiug weakness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.36 g, 9 h). Forepart of lion to right, head turned to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of raised and sunken quarters; in one sunken quarter monogram of AΓ above pellet; in the other, lekythos amd strigil. HGC 3.2, 1437. McClean -. Weber-. SNG Copenhagen -. Minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 386-338 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12.5 mm, 2.45 g, 12 h). Forepart of a lion to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with two raised and two sunken squares; in one of the sunken squares, pellet with monogram of AΓ; in the other, lighted torch. McClean 4092. Weber 2407. Van Alfen, Essays Metcalf 30-4. Bright and with a slight goldish tone. Very pleasant in the hand (putting it somewhere else may be unwise). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Kardia. Circa 350-309 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.84 g, 10 h). Lion springing to right. Rev. KAP/ΔΙΑ Barley grain within linear square border. SNG Copenhagen 869 var. (lion left). Tzvetkova Type IV.A.1, 116–8. Very rare - Tzvetkova notes only three examples with the lion facing to right as opposed to the more common variety with the lion to left. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 168/7-48/5 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 8.51 g, 1 h). Head of bearded Herakles to right, club behind neck. Rev. ΜΑΡΩ/ΝΙΤΩΝ Bridled horse galloping right; above, monogram. HGC 3.2, 1542. Schönert-Geiss 1684-7. Green patina. Light corrosion on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THRACE. Mesambria. Circa 475-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6 mm, 0.32 g). Facing Corinthian helmet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with pellets or lozenges in each quarter. Cf. Babelon II, 1654 (obol). Cf. HGC 3.2, 1562 (obol). Deeply toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACE. Perinthos. 2nd-1st centuries BC. (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.65 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. ΠΕ/ΡΙΝΘΙ/ΩΝ in three lines. Schönert-Geiss 73. Dark green patina. Some roughness and cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Lemnos. Hephaistia. Circa 280-190 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.81 g, 7 h). Diademed male head (Antiochos III?) to right. Rev. HΦΑΙ Ram standing right. HGC 6, 283. SNG Copenhagen 977. Dark greenish-black patina with some red. Roughness, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Lemnos. Hephaistia. Circa 280-190 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.52 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΗΦΑΙ Two race torches. HGC 6, 286. SNG Copenhagen 981. Brown patina. Flan flaw, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Lemnos. Hephaistia. Circa 276/261--167 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.58 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Η-Φ/Α-Ι Race torch between two pilei surmounted by stars. HGC 3.2, 293. SNG Copenhagen 980. Rare. Green patina. Earthen deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Very rare
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Lemnos. Hephaistia. Circa 280-190 BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.95 g, 12 h). Bearded head of Hephaistos facing. Rev. HΦΑΙ Two-handled kantharos on a high foot; in field to left, star; in field to right, modius(?). See Naumann 16, 2014, 79, otherwise seemingly unpublished. Very rare. Rough dark brown surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Samothrace. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.86 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Python. Bust of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev. ΣΑΜΟ ΠΥΘΟ Kybele seated to left, holding phiale in right hand and long scepter in left. BMC 4. HGC 322. SNG Copenhagen 999. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 9.66 g), circa 500-480 BC. Ithyphallic satyr advancing to right, carrying protesting nymph. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider, Thasiennes 2. SNG Copenhagen 1009. A well-centered, complete example, struck on a broad flan. Some minor scratches, bangs and die rust on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.47 g). Two dolphins above one another in opposite directions; three pellets around. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 337. Le Rider, Thasiennes 9. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 500-463 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.37 g). Two opposed dolphins above one another; pellet above and below. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 337. Le Rider, Thasiennes 9. HGC 337. Le Rider, Thasiennes 9. Nicely centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 480-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 8.62 g). Nude, ithyphallic satyr rushing to right in the archaic kneeling-running position, holding a nymph in his arms who raises her right hand in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. SNG Copenhagen 1010. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 480-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.38 g). Nude, ithyphallic satyr rushing to right in the archaic kneeling-running position, holding a nymph in his arms who raises her right hand in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. SNG Copenhagen 1010. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 480-463 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.95 g). Nude, ithyphallic satyr rushing to right in the archaic kneeling-running position, holding a nymph in his arms who raises her right hand in protest. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 6, 331. Le Rider, Thasiennes 5. SNG Copenhagen 1010. Scrapes on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 412-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.38 g, 12 h). Head of bald and bearded Selinos to right. Rev. Θ-Α Two dolphins, one above the other, swimming left and right; all within shallow incuse. HGC 6, 340. Le Rider, Thasiennes 12. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.79 g, 3 h). Bald satyr kneeling to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and resting his left on his hip. Rev. ΘΑΣ-ΙΩΝ Large amphora with high handles. HGC 6, 351. Le Rider, Thasiennes 27. Lovely old toning. Light porosity along the obverse edges, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 411-340 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.75 g, 9 h). Bald satyr kneeling to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and resting his left on his hip. Rev. ΘΑΣ-ΙΩΝ Large amphora with high handles. HGC 6, 351. Le Rider, Thasiennes 27. Cracked and porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 310 BC. (Bronze, 23 mm, 10.77 g, 6 h). Veiled head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grains. Rev. Jugate busts of the Dioskouroi right, within vine wreath. HGC 6, 363. Le Rider, Thasiennes 41. Very rare type; brown patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Ketriporis, circa 356-352/1 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10 mm, 1.06 g, 6 h). Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy-wreath. Rev. KETPI Kantharos; to left, thyrsos; to right ivy leaf. HGC 3.2, 1709. Cf. Peter p. 144. Dark brown patina. Deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Kersebleptes, circa 359-340 BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 2.03 g, 3 h). Female head right, hair bound in sakkos. Rev. K-E-P Cup with two handles; below, barley-grain. Peykov Type I, B0590. Topalov I 1. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 3.90 g, 12 h), Kolophon, c. 301/0-300/299. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; to left, forepart of lion to left above crescent; below throne, pentagram. Price L28. Thompson 127. Well centered and nicely toned. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 66 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.25 g, 12 h), Kolophon, circa 299/8-297/6. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle in his extended right hand, and scepter in his left; in left field, forepart of lion to left above Φ; below throne, pentagram. Müller 21. Price L27. Thompson 127. Well centered and lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 16.75 g, 11 h), Magnesia, 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point below left; in inner field to left, monogram. HGC 3, 1750e. Cf. Müller 552. Thompson 113. Nicely toned. A few minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.74 g, 1 h), Abydos (?), circa 270s. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point below; in the inner left field, eagle standing to right. BMFA 839. Müller 342. H. Seyrig, Parion au 3e siècle avant notre ère, ANS Centennial Publication (1958), pl. XLII, B. Thompson -. Well centered on a broad flan and with a lovely portrait. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.54 g, 12 h), Pergamum, 287/6-282. Diademed head of Alexander III to right, ram’s horn over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, resting her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike in her outstretched right hand; in outer left field, crescent to left; in inner left, cult image; in the exergue, monogram of TE(?). Arnold-Biucchi 20 (O6/R19). Thompson 218. SNG Oxford 3751 (same dies). Exceptional portrait of Alexander. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30.5 mm, 17.01 g, 12 h), Kios, struck after 281. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right hand; behind, transverse spear; in outer left field, club; in inner left field, monogram; below in exergue, bow in bowcase and monogram of AΓ. HGC 7, 555. Meydancikkale 2668. Müller 413. With a bold portrait of Alexander the Great. scratch on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30.5 mm, 16.97 g, 6 h), Lysimacheia, circa 270s. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point downwards; in inner left field, lion's head to left over ΚΟ; on throne, monogram. Müller 46. Pozzi 1168. Thompson -. Struck from the same obverse die as Nomos 22 (2021), 78. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.28 g, 12 h), Ephesus, c. 294-287. Diademed head of the deified Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right hand; behind, transverse spear; in inner left field, bow in bowcase. HGC 3.2, 1753d. Thompson 171. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Rhaiskuporis I, with Kotys, circa 48-42 BC. (Bronze, 16 mm, 4.02 g, 12 h). BAΣIΛEYΣ KOTYΣ Diademed and draped bust of Kotys to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ PAIΣKOYΠOPIΔOΣ Trophy. RPC I 1703. Youroukova 157. Dark green patina. A little rough, minor adjustment marks on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Rhaiskuporis I, with Kotys, circa 48-42 BC. (Bronze, 15 mm, 5.91 g, 12 h). BAΣIΛEYΣ KOTYΣ Diademed and draped bust of Kotys to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ PAIΣKOYΠOPIΔOΣ Trophy. RPC I 1703. Youroukova 157. Black patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Siris. Circa 525-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 9.78 g). Satyr standing right, grasping the right arm of a nymph fleeing to right with his right hand and raising his left in an attempt to placate her; to left, right and above, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square, diagonally divided. SNG ANS 955-963. Porous surfaces and struck from a worn obverse die, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Extremely rare bronze from Moriaseis
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Moriaseis. 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 7.32 g). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. M-O-P-I-A-Σ-E-Ω-N Star of six rays. P.R. Franke, “MOPIAΣEΩN - Die erste Münze eines bislang unbekannten thrakisch-makedonischen Stammes” in: V. Spinoi & L. Munteanu, Miscellanea numismatica antiquitatis in honorem septagenarii magistri Virgilii Mihailescu (Bucarest 2008), p. 67-8. SNG ANS -. Extremely rare, with only a handful of examples known. Dark green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 12 mm, 1.03 g). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Well-centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 490-485 BC. 1/8 Stater (Silver, 11.5 mm, 1.00 g). Goat kneeling right on pelleted ground line, his head turned back to left; above and to right, pellet. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 59ff (as Aigai). SNG Copenhagen 31. Toned and well-centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Exceptionally rare
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Orreskioi. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.53 g). Forepart of a bull charging to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III, p. 90, 11, pl. XVIII, 18. SNG ANS -. See CNG e276, 2012, 61 for an inferior piece struck from the same obverse die. Extremely rare!! Well centered and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Uncertain. Mid - later 5th century BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.98 g, 11 h). Scorpion, shown vertically. Rev. Dolphin swimming right, within a lozenge-shaped incuse square. Rosen 400, SNG Copenhagen 377 and SNG von Aulock 6664 (all as Asia Minor uncertain) and Tzamalis 6 (uncertain Northern Greece). Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Ennea Hodoi (?). Circa 500-480 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.46 g). Bull standing to right, his head turned back to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square of "mill-sail" pattern. Cf. AMNG III/2, 32 (obol, bull left). HGC 3.1, -. SNG ANS -. Tzamalis -. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 500-470 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.38 g). Bull's head to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. SNG ANS 51. SNG Ashmolean 2221. SNG Lockett 1291. Well centered. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 470-390 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.15 g). ΠΕ Forepart of bull to left, his head turned back to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with stippled surfaces. HGC 3.1, 392. SNG ANS 44-6. Nicely centered. Light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Akanthos. Circa 470-390 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.27 g). Forepart of bull to left, his head turned back to right; above, swastika. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 392. SNG ANS 39-41. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Circa 148-32/1 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 10.42 g, 11 h). Winged Gorgoneion facing slightly to the right. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟ/ΛEΙ-ΤΩΝ Athena standing left, holding shield and spear with left hand, carrying Nike on her outstretched right hand. SNG Copenhagen 85. SNG ANS 147. Rough brown patina, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Amphipolis. Circa 148-32/1 BC. (Bronze, 17 mm, 5.73 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind, scepter to left. Rev. ΑΜΦΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head turned to left. AMNG III/2, 44; HGC 3, -. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.66 g, 12 h), Olynthos, c. 400. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ - ΚΙΔ - ΕΩN Kithara with seven strings; all within incuse square. HGC 3.1, 501. Grainy surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.41 g, 6 h), Olynthos. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. Τ-Ρ/Ι-Η Laurel branch. HGC 3.1, 507. Psoma, Monnaies, p. 103. Robinson & Clement Type 2 (as Trieros). Well centered. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.26 g). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square; in each quarter, saltire cross surrounded by four pellets. Robinson & Clement p. 318, c = pl. XXX, 41, pl. XXXIV, a, and pl. XXXV, 28 (as uncertain Macedon). SNG ANS 1007. Scarce issue. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 480-470 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 1.11 g). Goose standing right, head turned back to left; above, three (?) pellets or annulets. Rev. Incuse square. AMNG III/2, p. 140, 36. HGC 3, -. SNG ANS 270. Toned. Scratch on wing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.89 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left; below right, Η. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 291 var. (H above right). Wonderful on the hand. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.92 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 278-284. Well centered and struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.89 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 278-284. Chipping on reverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.87 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left; below, A. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 285-6. Toned. Struck on a broad and oblong flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 12.5 mm, 0.81 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left; to right, Η. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 291. Well centered and clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Eion. Circa 460-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.84 g). Goose standing to right, head turned back to left; above, lizard to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1, 521. SNG ANS 278-84. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 500-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 9.51 g). Gorgoneion facing with extended tongue. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Dewing 1064. SNG ANS 406-418. Svoronos pl. 9, 33. Rare and with a powerful head of Gorgon. Some granularity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 500-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 18 mm, 8.90 g). Gorgoneion facing with extended tongue. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Dewing 1064. HGC 3.1 582. SNG ANS 405-408. Very rare; with an attractive dark tone. Die break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 13 mm, 1.87 g, 6 h). Gorgoneion facing with protruding tongue. Rev. Ν-Ε / Ο-Π Head of the nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. SNG ANS 430-454. Late style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 1.76 g, 11 h). Gorgoneion facing with protruding tongue. Rev. ΝΕΟΠ Head of the nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. HGC 3, 588. SNG ANS 458 . Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Neapolis. Circa 424-350 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.18 g, 1 h). Facing gorgoneion. Rev. NEO Head of nymph to right; below left, large crescent. Cf. AMNG III 17-19 (control). HGC 3.1, 591. SNG ANS 461. Rare. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MACEDON. Terone. Circa 424-422 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.31 g). T-E Oinochoe to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Hardwick group IV, 13. HGC 3.1, 696. SNG ANS 751-4. Excellent centering. A few light marks and light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
MACEDON. Tragilos. Circa 450-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.34 g, 11 h). Grain ear. Rev. Τ-P-Α-Ι within the squares of a quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III/2, 1. HGC 3.1, 745. SNG ANS 903. A lovely, sharp example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander I, 498-454 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.26 g, 1 h), Heavy standard, 443/2-438/7. Rider in Macedonian dress on horse walking to right, holding two spears in his left hand and the reins in his right. Rev. Forepart of lion to right with protruding tongue; the whole within incuse square. HGC 3, 759. Raymond Group I, 28-9 var. (A-/P4, unlisted obverse die). SNG ANS 17. SNG Alpha Bank 23. A very rare type! Usual porous areas, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Heavy Tetrobol (Silver, 15 mm, 2.24 g, 12 h), 443/2-438/7. Rider in Macedonian dress on horse stepping to right, holding two spears in his left hand and the reins in his right. Rev. Forepart of lion to right; all within incuse square. Raymond 178 (P12/A14). SNG ANS 47-51. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Perdikkas II, 451-413 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.86 g), Aigai, 437/6-425/4. Bridled horse standing to right, tethered to ring. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III 9 (as Alexander I). Raymond, pl. XI d. SNG ANS 63. SNG Copenhagen 482. A very rare type. Porous surfaces, typical for small denominations of the period, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.77 g, 7 h), Amphipolis, struck c. 315/4-295/4. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, Λ above a bucranium; below horse’s foreleg, monogram of AΔ within wreath. Le Rider pl. 47, 4 (same dies). Sharp head of Zeus, and with attractive find patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Fifth Tetradrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.01 g, 8 h), posthumous issue, Amphipolis, c. 310-290. Head of Apollo to right, wearing tainia. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Horseman riding right; below, club. Le Rider pl. 48, 12. SNG ANS 826. Well centered. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Fifth Tetradrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.29 g, 12 h), Amphipolis, c. 310-290. Head of Apollo to right, wearing tainia. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOY Horseman riding right; below, club. Le Rider pl. 48, 12. SNG ANS 826. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 16.77 g, 9 h), Amphipolis, 332-326. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on throne with his feet on a footstool, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, horizontal kerykeion above ΩΣ monogram. Price 66a. Troxell, Studies, Issue D7. With a portrait of fine style; toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.86 g, 8 h), ‘Amphipolis’, struck under Antipater, circa 322-320. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on throne, holding a vertical scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, cornucopiae. Price 108. Perfectly centered and attractive. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 17.11 g, 11 h), struck during the reigns of Kassander and Demetrius Poliorketes, Corinth, circa 310-290. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated to left on throne with a back decorated with two flying Nikae, holding eagle on his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, cornucopia; below throne, NO. Noe 35. Price 691. With a most attractive reverse. Obverse struck, as usual, from the worn and rusty die Noe A73, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.30 g, 9 h), struck under Philip III, Lampsakos, 323-317. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, buckle; below throne, inverted crescent above A. Price 1372. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.21 g, 6 h), struck under Philip III, Lampaskos, 323-317. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, buckle; below throne, inverted crescent above A. Price 1372. Edge deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.40 g, 3 h), struck under Philip III, Lampsakos, 323-317. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in field to left, buckle; below throne, monogram of ΛΩ. ADM II Series IX. Price 1375. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.60 g, 4 h), struck under Philip III, Lampsakos, 323-317. v. Rev. Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in field to left, buckle; below throne, AI. Price 1379A. Boldly struck and lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.23 g, 7 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle in his right; to left, forepart of pegasos to left; below throne, Artemis Phosphoros to left. ADM II Series XVIII. Price 1387. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.17 g, 6 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 320-301. Head of youthful Herakles in lion's skin headdress to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle in his right; to left, forepart of Pegasus to left; below throne, monogram of NO. Price 1382. Toned and clear. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.18 g, 9 h), struck under Antigonos I Monopthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, forepart of Pegasos left; below throne, monogram of ΑΛ. Price 1389. Lightly toned and quite boldly struck. Graffito in reverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.33 g, 11 h), struck under Antigonos I Monopthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle in his right; to left, KI; below throne, M. ADM II Series X. Price 1404. Uneven toning, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.13 g, 6 h), Lampsakos, under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, KI; below throne, monogram of ME. Price 1406. Well centered and bold. A few light marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 24 mm, 4.26 g, 8 h), struck under Antigonos I Monopthalmos, Lampsakos, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter in his left; in left field, KI; below throne, monogram of ME. ADM II Series X. Price 1406. Scratch on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.27 g, 10 h), Lampsakos, under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, mphora; below throne, monogram of ME. Price 1417. Light porosity, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.20 g, 12 h), struck under Antigonos I Monopthalomos, Abydos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, monogram; below throne, Z. Price 1534. Sharply struck. Slight weakness on THE reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.79 g, 9 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Abydos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; in field to left, head of Zeus Ammon to right; below throne, ivy-leaf. Price 1551. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.77 g, 9 h), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Abydos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; in field to left, head of Zeus Ammon to right; below throne, ivy-leaf. Price 1551. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.23 g, 12 h), Abydos, under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, c. 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; to left, head of Zeus-Ammon to right; below throne, ivy leaf. Price 1551. Light toning around the devices. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.77 g), struck under Antigonos I Monophthalmos, Abydos, c. 310-301. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; in field to left, head of Zeus Ammon to right; below throne, ivy-leaf. Price 1551. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 4.33 g, 11 h), struck posthumously under Antigonos I Monopthalmos, Abydos(?), circa 310-301. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated left on a low backless throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings; below eagle, monogram; below throne male head to left, wearing Phrygian head-dress. Price 1577. SNG Copenhagen 960. Well centered and with an unusual mintmark. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 35 mm, 15.99 g, 1 h), struck posthumously, Temnos, circa 188-170. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, under Zeus' arm, E and monogram of ΠΑ ; below, oenochoe beneath vine wreath. Price 1678. Corroded, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 36 mm, 16.12 g, 12 h), struck posthumously, Temnos, circa 188-170. Head of youthful Herakles to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus seated to left on high-backed throne, holding eagle in his outstretched right hand and long scepter in his left; to left, under Zeus' arm, two monograms of HAP and PE; below, oenochoe beneath vine wreath. Price 1686. SNG Saroglos 428. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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