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nomos auction 21
13 november 2020
Auction 20
Estimate: 300 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’, 336-323 BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.71 g, 1 h), struck under Philip III Arrhidaios, Amphipolis, circa 320-317. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress. Rev. AΛEΞA-NΔPOY Thunderbolt. Price 157. SNG Copenhagen 696. Troxell, Studies, issue E. Rare. Clear and unusually nice. About extremely fine.
obolos webauction 16
september 2020
Obolos 15
Estimate: 100 CHF
Leo II, 474. Nummus (Bronze, 11.5 mm, 0.99 g, 6 h), Constantinople. [D N] LEO-[PE]RPEP AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo to right. Rev. SE - CN Victory advancing to left, looking right, holding wreath and dragging captive; all within laurel wreath. The obverse, which is clearly in the name of a Leo as Augustus, not Caesar, is apparently unknown. For the reverse, see RIC X, p. 312, 949 (Zeno, second reign). Apparently unpublished and unique. Of great historical interest. With fairly clear inscriptions and a dirty, coppery patina. Very fine.
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