obolos 14
15. December 2019
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Lot 800
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
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CENTRAL ASIAN, LOCAL ISSUES, Sogdiana. Samarkand (Pre-Ikhshid), 4th-5th centuries AD. (Silver, 20.00 g). A IMPORTANT COLLECTION of Twenty (20) Silver Obols (6.30 g). Schematic bearded male head left. Rev. Schematic soldier standing facing, hand on hip and holding bow. Cf. Senior A8.7i (for type). cf. Zeno 51442 (for type). See http://charm.ru/coins/misc/sogd-silver.shtml. Very fine to good very fine. Rare. Sold as is, no returns (20).

From the collection of a European specialist.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
15 Dec 2019 22:40:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
07 Aug 2020 17:51:17 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
220 CHF by MailBidder4339 (Bids: 13)

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Lot 800
Starting Price: 50 CHF
CENTRAL ASIAN, LOCAL ISSUES, Sogdiana. Samarkand (Pre-Ikhshid), 4th-5th centuries AD. (Silver, 20.00 g). A IMPORTANT COLLECTION of Twenty (20) Silver Obols (6.30 g). Schematic bearded male head left. Rev. Schematic soldier standing facing, hand on hip and holding bow. Cf. Senior A8.7i (for type). cf. Zeno 51442 (for type). See http://charm.ru/coins/misc/sogd-silver.shtml. Very fine to good very fine. Rare. Sold as is, no returns (20).
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Lot 1
Starting Price: 100 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 344-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.67 g, 3 h). Helmeted ephebe, nude, holding a small round shield and a lance with his left hand and the reins with his right, riding to right; below horse,⊣. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kotyle in his outstretched right hand and resting his left hand on the dolphin's back; below, Π above waves. Fischer-Bossert 672 (V256/R521). HN III 878. Vlasto 448. A toned example, struck from particularly artistic dies. Rough area on the obverse and overstruck on a Corinthian-type stater (remains of helmeted Athena on the reverse), otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Lot 2
Starting Price: 200 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 333-331/0 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.89 g, 10 h), by the ΚΑΛ engraver. Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; behind, to left, ⊢; to right, Λ; below, ΚΑΛ over Δ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to right, holding crested helmet with both hands; to left and right, eight-pointed star; below, ΦI. Fischer-Bossert Group 58, 745 (V285/R579). HN III 896. Vlasto 538 (same obverse die but from an earlier stage). Lightly toned and attractive. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
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