obolos 14
15. December 2019
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Lot 379
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
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CILICIA. Hierapolis-Castabala. Commodus, 180-192. (Bronze, 33 mm, 16.58 g, 5 h). Ι-EΡΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ ΚΑCΤΑΒΑΛEΩΝ Draped bust of youthful Dionysus, wearing ivy wreath, holding thyrsus over his far shoulder; bunch of grapes to right. Rev. ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΚOΜOΔΟC EYΤYΧ Commodus in military dress standing facing, head to left, holding Nike and long scepter. RPC IV online 6184. SNG von Aulock 5575. With a fine green patina; particularly rare, especially without the usual countermarks. Very fine.



In contrary to the way this type is depicted in RPC, the structure of this coin proves that Commodus is actually on the reverse die. Maybe this is the reason behind the coin being so rare...
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
15 Dec 2019 19:09:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
02 Jun 2020 12:08:27 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
130 CHF by banderas (Bids: 3)

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Lot 379
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CILICIA. Hierapolis-Castabala. Commodus, 180-192. (Bronze, 33 mm, 16.58 g, 5 h). Ι-EΡΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ ΚΑCΤΑΒΑΛEΩΝ Draped bust of youthful Dionysus, wearing ivy wreath, holding thyrsus over his far shoulder; bunch of grapes to right. Rev. ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΚOΜOΔΟC EYΤYΧ Commodus in military dress standing facing, head to left, holding Nike and long scepter. RPC IV online 6184. SNG von Aulock 5575. With a fine green patina; particularly rare, especially without the usual countermarks. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Lot 380
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CILICIA. Hierapolis-Castabala. Commodus, 180-192. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.19 g, 6 h). ΚOΜOΔΟC EYΤYΧ Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Rev. ΙEΡΟΠΟΛEΙΤΩΝ Nude Heracles standing to right, resting his right arm on club, and holding lion-skin and bow with his left. RPC IV online 5808. SNG France 2235-6. Green patina with earthen highlights; appealing on the hand. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Lot 381
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CILICIA. Irenopolis-Neronias. Severus Alexander, 222-235. (Bronze, 28 mm, 16.45 g, 12 h), year EΟΡ (175) = 225/226. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ CEΥ ΑΛEΞΑΝΔΡΟC Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. EΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ EΤ EΟΡ Nude Apollo standing facing, turning his head to left, holding laurel branch and resting his left hand on small column. Karbach, Eirenopolis, 129-32. RPC VI online 6883. SNG Levante supplement 386. Attractive green surfaces with fine earthen highlights; an appealing coin scarcely seen in such condition. Some flatness on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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