obolos 13
15. June 2019
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Lot 37
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
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APULIA. Arpi. Circa 215-212 BC. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.58 g, 7 h). Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev. ΑΡΠΑΝOY Bunch of grapes. Buceti 38b (this coin, but as Tauromenion!). HN III, 650. SNG ANS 646. Deep green patina. Very fine.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex inAsta 5, 12 October 2003, 1366 (attributed to Tauromenion).

This coin was accidentally bought by "Vineyard" as the rare Tauromenion (HGC 1604, CNS 43). Unfortunately, soon enough he realized that it was actually an issue of Arpi, but nevertheless as the inscription was different to his other example he kept the coin in his collection. Interestingly enough, this misidentification was made by an auction company in San Marino ...
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Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:18:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
27 May 2020 16:54:01 CEST
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Closed
Hammer Price:
80 CHF by MailBidder2339 (Bids: 5)

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Lot 37
Starting Price: 40 CHF
APULIA. Arpi. Circa 215-212 BC. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.58 g, 7 h). Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev. ΑΡΠΑΝOY Bunch of grapes. Buceti 38b (this coin, but as Tauromenion!). HN III, 650. SNG ANS 646. Deep green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Lot 38
Starting Price: 75 CHF
APULIA. Canusium. Circa 300-250 BC. Obol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.24 g, 5 h). Kantharos flanked by cornucopia and oinochoe. Rev. K-A Lyre. HN III 657. SNG ANS 692. A rarely encountered issue. Struck on a particularly broad and thin flan. Edge slightly broken at 7h, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Lot 39
Starting Price: 100 CHF
APULIA. Neapolis. Circa 325-250 BC.(Bronze, 16 mm, 3.42 g, 8 h). Wreathed head of Dionysos right; thyrsos over shoulder. Rev. ΝΕΑΠ Grape vine with cluster. HN III 800. SNG ANS 711. Very rare; particularly attractively patinated. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.

Hammer Price: 550 CHF
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