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obolos webauction 14
15. december 2019
Obolos 14
Estimate: 100 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Nero, 54-68. Dupondius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 15.28 g, 12 h), legate series, year EIP (115) = 66-67. IM• NER• CLAV CAESAR Laureate head of Nero to right, with aegis below his chin. Rev. EΠI/ΓAIOY /KECTIO/Y ANTIO/ET EIP in five lines within laurel wreath tied below. RPC 4303 var. same obverse die as RPC 4309. With a spectacular early portrait of Nero. Bevelled flan. Good very fine.
nomos auction 20
may 2020
We accept consignments until 10 March 2020
Auction 19
Estimate: 900 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. 133/2 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30.5 mm, 16.90 g, 11 h), New style, Polycharmos, Nikogenes and Phanokleidas. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing pendant earring and a triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos and long tendril on the bowl, and four serpents on the visor. Rev. Α-ΘΕ /ΠΟΛΥ - XΑΡΜ / ΝΙΚΟΓ / ΦΑΝΟ / ΚΛΕ Owl standing facing on amphora; to left, winged kerykeion ; on amphora, A (= 1st month); below amphora, ΣΦ (= contractor's initials); all within olive wreath. Thompson - cf. 368 (same obverse die, but this combination of the third magistrate, month letter and contractor's initials are unlisted). Clear, sharply struck and most attractive. Very minor flatness and slightly doublestruck on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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