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nomos auction 22
may 2021
Auction 21
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 214
KINGS OF LYDIA. Kroisos, Circa 560-546 BC. Half Stater (Silver, 15 mm, 5.19 g), Sardes, 550-546. Confronted foreparts of a lion, on the left and a bull, on the right. Rev. Two incuse squares of unequal size. Dewing 2428. SNG Copenhagen 456. SNG Kayhan 1024-1026. Attractive and lightly toned. Good very fine.
obolos webauction
obolos webauction 17
20 december 2020
Obolos 17
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 541
SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Damascus. Antonius Pius, 138-161. Diassarion (Bronze, 23 mm, 12.99 g, 11 h). ΑYΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΤΙΤ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CEΒ EYCEΒ Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. ΔΑΜΑCΚΗΝΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛEΩC Turreted and draped bust of Tyche of Damascus to left, with small cornucopia at her right. BMC 10. De Saulcy 38, no. 2. Rosenberger 17. RPC IV Online 6285 (this coin). Amongst the best known examples. Rare with natural earthen highlights (as compared to the unnatural ones stuck on with glue so often seen today). About very fine.
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