obolos 11
8 December 2018
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Lot 69
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
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THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 485-480 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.30 g). Head of a goat to right . Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1. Lorber, Goats -. Cf. CNG 138, 26 April 2006, lot 44 (tetartemorion). Cf. SNG Oxford 2232 var. (obol?). Rare and interesting. Very fine.



Traditionally ascribed to Aigai ("Aegae") in Macedonia, the attribution of coins like this is now rather in flux, and it may be better thought of as having been struck by one of the tribes in the area. In any event, this attractive little hemiobol is particularly endearing with its tiny head of a goat with a long, curved horn.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
08 Dec 2018 16:34:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
24 Sep 2021 17:05:34 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
55 CHF by kost (Bids: 2)

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Lot 69
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 485-480 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.30 g). Head of a goat to right . Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. HGC 3.1. Lorber, Goats -. Cf. CNG 138, 26 April 2006, lot 44 (tetartemorion). Cf. SNG Oxford 2232 var. (obol?). Rare and interesting. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Lot 70
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Orreskioi. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.99 g). Bearded centaur in the ‘running-kneeling’ posture to right, his head turned back to left to look at a kantharos held in his right hand. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III, p. 134, 6 and pl. XXVI, 3. Same reverse die as Nomos 6, 38. Extremely rare; toned. Obverse slightly off center. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Lot 71
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Uncertain. 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6.5 mm, 0.25 g). Monkey squatting to left. Rev. Round shield within incuse square. Unpublished except from A. Tzamalis, Nonismatika Khronika 17 (1998) no 67. Obverse off center, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
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