nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 57
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Hammer Price:
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SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. Hemistater or Dekadrachm (Gold, 17 mm, 4.24 g, 2 h), circa 217-215. Head of Persephone to left, wearing grain ear wreath and pendant earring; behind neck, crescent. Rev. ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ Charioteer driving biga galloping to left; above, monogram. Bucetti 1134 (same dies). Carroccio 82 (D39/R61). Jameson 877 (same dies). Very rare. A lovely example, nicely struck and most attractively toned. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Künker 26, 11 March 1994, 57 and from the Brand Collection, 3, Sotheby's 9 September 1983, 38.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
18 Feb 2020 13:08:12 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
13000 CHF

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Lot 57
Estimate: 5000 CHF
SICILY. Syracuse. Hieron II, 275-215 BC. Hemistater or Dekadrachm (Gold, 17 mm, 4.24 g, 2 h), circa 217-215. Head of Persephone to left, wearing grain ear wreath and pendant earring; behind neck, crescent. Rev. ΙΕΡΩΝΟΣ Charioteer driving biga galloping to left; above, monogram. Bucetti 1134 (same dies). Carroccio 82 (D39/R61). Jameson 877 (same dies). Very rare. A lovely example, nicely struck and most attractively toned. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Lot 58
Estimate: 5500 CHF
CARTHAGE. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Gold, 20 mm, 9.42 g, 10 h). Head of Tanit to left, wearing triple-pendant earring, necklace tied at the back and hung with seven pendants, and a wreath of grain leaves. Rev. Horse standing to right; above the ground line to right, two pellets (possibly three in a triangular arrangement, but the third obscure); in the exergue, garbled inscription. Jenkins & Lewis Group IIIa 10 (same dies). A very rare early issue, of excellent style, nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Lot 59
Estimate: 7000 CHF
CARTHAGE. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 9.42 g, 4 h). Head of Tanit to left, wearing an earring made up of a long central pendant flanked by two lines of three pearls, a necklace tied at the back and hung with eight pendants, and with her hair arranged with a small curl at her forehead and wearing a grain wreath. Rev. Horse standing right, with his tail hanging straight down; in field to right before the horse's chest, three pellets arranged vertically. Cf. Jenkins & Lewis Group IIIe-f. Very rare, apparently an unknown variant of the type. Toned, well-centered and attractive. Minor bang on Tanit's forehead, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5600 CHF
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