obolos 20
3 October 2021
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Lot 866
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.92 g, 1 h), contemporary imitation, copying an unattributed North Syrian mint. Diademed head of Alexander I to right. Rev. Debased legend reading partially ΑΛEΞANΔ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, long scepter in left. Cf. HGC 9, 909 and SC 1818 for prototype. A highly unusual and amusing imitation. Very fine.

From and American collection.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
03 Oct 2021 22:13:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Oct 2021 20:13:45 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
110 CHF by grey (Bids: 4)

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Lot 866
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.92 g, 1 h), contemporary imitation, copying an unattributed North Syrian mint. Diademed head of Alexander I to right. Rev. Debased legend reading partially ΑΛEΞANΔ Zeus seated left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, long scepter in left. Cf. HGC 9, 909 and SC 1818 for prototype. A highly unusual and amusing imitation. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Lot 867
Starting Price: 50 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator, second reign, 129-126/5 BC. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.62 g, 3 h), Antioch on the Orontes, c. 129-128. Eagle with spread wings standing right, thyrsos over left wing. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ Thunderbolt; cornucopie to outer left, Ξ to inner left. HGC 9, 1139. Cf. SC 2171 (cornucopiae symbol not recorded). Green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Lot 868
Starting Price: 30 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 48/7 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 8.13 g, 12 h), year 19 (ΙΘ) of the Pompeian era = 48-47 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ Tyche standing left, holding tiller or inverted anchor in left hand, cornucopiae in right; below, IΘ (date); all within wreath with thunderbolt at the top. McAlee 77. RPC I 4217. Very rare - none on CoinArchives. Dark brown patina with reddish-earthen deposits. Some striking weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
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