obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 518
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
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MESOPOTAMIA. Seleukeia on the Tigris. Circa 115 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.06 g, 12 h). Turreted bust of Tyche right. Rev. ΣΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ/ ΤΩΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΩΙ/ ΤΙΓΡΕΙ God and Goddess, standing facing each other and sacrificing over an altar between them. Le Rider, Suse 322. MacDowell, Seleucia 132. Sellwood 92.2. Clear and with fully legible inscriptions. Uncleaned and with considerable encrustations as found, otherwise, good fine.



One of the autonomous issues from Seleukeia, seldom seen on the market but often found in museum collections (there are at least 16 in Paris and some 200 in Ann Arbor!).
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Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 19:19:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
22 Oct 2020 22:25:40 CEST
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Closed
Hammer Price:
460 CHF by britanico (Bids: 5)

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Lot 518
Starting Price: 50 CHF
MESOPOTAMIA. Seleukeia on the Tigris. Circa 115 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.06 g, 12 h). Turreted bust of Tyche right. Rev. ΣΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ/ ΤΩΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΩΙ/ ΤΙΓΡΕΙ God and Goddess, standing facing each other and sacrificing over an altar between them. Le Rider, Suse 322. MacDowell, Seleucia 132. Sellwood 92.2. Clear and with fully legible inscriptions. Uncleaned and with considerable encrustations as found, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Lot 519
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Vologases IV, circa AD 147-191. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.53 g, 12 h), Seleukeia on-the-Tigris, year EOY (475) = 163-164. EOY Diademed bust of Vologases IV left, wearing tiara. Rev. Draped and turreted bust of Tyche right; A to right. Sellwood 84.144. Shore 632. Well-centered and complete; particularly attractive for issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Lot 520
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 306-282 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.97 g, 12 h), Alexandria, after 306. Diademed head of Alexander right, wearing the horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle with spreadwings, standing to left on thunderbolt; to left, aphlaston above helmet. Lorber B23. SNG Copenhagen 36-7. Svoronos 172. Zervos p. 327, n. 1. Very rare, one of the earliest coins to bear a portrait of Alexander with only a diadem. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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