obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 415
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
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PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Artaxerxes III, Circa 340 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.74 g, 12 h), uncertain Cilician mint. Forepart of lion to left, its head turned to face the viewer. Rev. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, standing right, holding dagger in his right hand and grasping the horn of a lion-griffin, on the right, standing rampant to left. Göktürk 39. Mildenberg, Kleingeld 37. SNG Levante 215. A rare type, struck from a carefully executed reverse die. Lightly toned. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.

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Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 18:27:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
20 Oct 2020 01:59:40 CEST
Remaining Time:
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Hammer Price:
420 CHF by alhuns (Bids: 16)

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Lot 415
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Artaxerxes III, Circa 340 BC. Obol (Silver, 10 mm, 0.74 g, 12 h), uncertain Cilician mint. Forepart of lion to left, its head turned to face the viewer. Rev. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, standing right, holding dagger in his right hand and grasping the horn of a lion-griffin, on the right, standing rampant to left. Göktürk 39. Mildenberg, Kleingeld 37. SNG Levante 215. A rare type, struck from a carefully executed reverse die. Lightly toned. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Lot 416
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. Time of Stamenes to Seleukos, circa 328-311 BC. Double Daric (Gold, 18 mm, 16.76 g), Babylon. Persian king, wearing kidaris and kandys, in the kneeling/running stance to right, with a quiver over his shoulders, holding a short spear in his right hand and a bow in his left; in field to left, monogram; in the lower right field, M. Rev. Wavy-patterned oblong punch. Cf. Nicolet-Pierre 3 (obverse monogram unclear). Flan faults on both sides, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Lot 417
Starting Price: 100 CHF
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 166-133 BC. Cistophoric Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 12.31 g, 1 h), c. 150/140 BC. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram of ΑΠ; to right, elephant's head to right. Kleiner & Noe Series 23. Pinder 69. SNG Copenhagen 147. SNG von Aulock 3450, 8332. Clear, attractive, nicely struck on a broad flan. Overstruck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
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