nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 58
Estimate: 5500 CHF
Hammer Price:
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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.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 64, 17 May 2012, 759 , Ars Antiqua 2, 4 October 2001, 49 and Vecchi 2, 12 September 1996, 361.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
18 Feb 2020 14:49:52 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
5000 CHF

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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
Lot 60
Estimate: 250 CHF
KINGS OF SKYTHIA. Sariakos, mid 2nd century BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 9.28 g). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΣΑΡΙΑΚΟΥ Bow, quiver, and grain ear; between them, possible traces of a monogram. Peykov G0420. Extremely rare, one of a very few known examples. Attractive dark green, glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
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