obolos 16
11. October 2020
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Lot 903
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
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KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.96 g, 12 h), first series. Diademed head of Arsames I to right, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Arsames on horseback to right, preparing to cast spear at leaping lion to right. ACV 2. CAA 2. Kovacs 2. Well-centered and very rare; in unusually fine condition for the type. Very fine.

Current Status
Online bidding closes:
11 Oct 2020 21:31:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
31 Oct 2020 08:18:48 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
440 CHF by MailBidder8356 (Bids: 4)

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Lot 903
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.96 g, 12 h), first series. Diademed head of Arsames I to right, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Arsames on horseback to right, preparing to cast spear at leaping lion to right. ACV 2. CAA 2. Kovacs 2. Well-centered and very rare; in unusually fine condition for the type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Lot 904
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 4.67 g, 12 h), countermarked by Mithradates II (c. 89-85 BC), Arkathiokerta(?). Diademed head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk; in the field to left, countermark of the Aramaic letter p (Kovacs 28). Rev. [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ MI]ΘPAΔAT[OY] Zeus standing left, holding eagle in right hand, scepter in left. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 24. Unpublished prior to 2016. Well-centered and with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Lot 905
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates I, 2nd half of 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.36 g), Contemporary imitation, Arkathiokerta(?). Head of Mithradates I to left, wearing bashlyk. Rev. Debased circular legend, meant to read BACIΛΕωC ΜΙΘΡΑΔΑΤΟ. Cf. ACV 192. CAA -. Cf. Kovacs 27. Obolos 13, 439 (same obverse die). Crude as made, but the reverse quite clear and distinct unlike the previous example we sold. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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