obolos 12
31. March 2018
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Lot 7
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
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KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.55 g, 11 h), first series. Diademed and draped bust of Arsames I to left, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Head of a horse to right. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 3 var ( this reverse die but head to right ). Extremely rare. Apparently unpublished and with a most interesting die link with Kovacs 3. Good very fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:03:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
31 May 2020 02:15:08 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
460 CHF by augustus (Bids: 7)

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Lot 7
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.55 g, 11 h), first series. Diademed and draped bust of Arsames I to left, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Head of a horse to right. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 3 var ( this reverse die but head to right ). Extremely rare. Apparently unpublished and with a most interesting die link with Kovacs 3. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Lot 8
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 3.22 g), first series. Diademed head of Arsames I to left, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑ[ΜΟΥ] Club. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs - (but shares the same obverse die as lot 7 which is a variation to Kovacs 3). Extremely important and totally unpublished. Carefully doublestruck reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 9
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16 mm, 3.63 g, 12 h), second series. Diademed and draped head of Arsames to right, wearing cylindrical tiara. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Eagle standing right on thunderbolt. ACV 8. Alram 172. CSC 7. Kovacs 5. Interesting study example which shares the same obverse die with Kovacs no 6. Green patina, clear details. Usual die break on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
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