Auction No. 60

Live bidding ends on: 03 December 2017, 05:00 PM CEST

 

STHRACE. Abdera. Stater (Circa 386-375 BC). Polykrates, magistrate. Obv: ΑΒΔΗΡΙ (retrograde). Griffin crouching left, raising orepaw.
Rev: ΠΟΛΥΚΡΑΤΗΣ (P retrograde).Artemis standing right, holding bow and arrow; in foreground, stag standing right; all within incuse square. Cf. Jameson 1036a. Rare. Condition: Very fine. Weight: 10.60 g. Diameter: 23 mm.

THRACE. Abdera. Stater (Circa 386-375 BC). Polykrates, magistrate.

Obv: ΑΒΔΗΡΙ (retrograde).
Griffin crouching left, raising forepaw.

Rev: ΠΟΛΥΚΡΑΤΗΣ (P retrograde).
Artemis standing right, holding bow and arrow; in foreground, stag standing right; all within incuse square.

Cf. Jameson 1036a.

Rare.

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 10.60 g.

Diameter: 23 mm.

MYSIA.Pordosilene.Hemidrachm (4th century BC).Obv: Young male head right, wearing tainia.Rev: ΠΟΡΔ.Panther standing right, head facing; all within incuse square.S&B 2; HGC 6, 1097; CNG 105, lot 214 (which realized a hammer of $650).Very rare Condition: Very fine.Weight: 2.07 g.Diameter: 11 mm.

MYSIA. Pordosilene. Hemidrachm (4th century BC).

Obv: Young male head right, wearing tainia.

Rev: ΠΟΡΔ.Panther standing right, head facing; all within incuse square.

S&B 2; HGC 6, 1097; CNG 105, lot 214 (which realized a hammer of $650).

Very rare

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 2.07 g.

Diameter: 11 mm.

IONIA. Phokaia. EL Hekte (Circa 625/0-522 BC).Obv: Head of boar left; below, small seal left.Rev: Incuse square punch.Bodenstedt 14.RareCondition: Good very fine.Weight: 2.63 g.Diameter: 10 mm.

IONIA. Phokaia. EL Hekte (Circa 625/0-522 BC).

Obv: Head of boar left; below, small seal left.

Rev: Incuse square punch.

Bodenstedt 14.

Rare

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 2.63 g.

Diameter: 10 mm.

IONIA. Phokaia. EL Hekte (Circa 625/0-522 BC).Obv: Goat half-kneeling left; above, small seal left.Rev: Incuse square punch.Bodenstedt 19; Gemini III, lot 184 (which realized a hammer of $4,500).Very rare Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 2.59 g.Diameter: 10 mm.

IONIA. Phokaia. EL Hekte (Circa 625/0-522 BC)..

Obv: IONIA. Phokaia. EL Hekte (Circa 625/0-522 BC).

Rev: Incuse square punch.

Bodenstedt 19; Gemini III, lot 184 (which realized a hammer of $4,500).

Very rare

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 2.59 g.

Diameter: 10 mm.

IONIA. Uncertain. EL Hemistater (Circa 625-600 BC).Obv: Geometric pattern, with cross set over lozenge and annulet.
Rev: Incuse square punch.HPM p. 188, 9 and pl. XVI, 5 = J. Hirsch XXI, lot 2736.Extremely rare Condition: Very fine. Weight: 6.99 g. Diameter: 14 mm.

IONIA. Uncertain. EL Hemistater (Circa 625-600 BC).

Obv: Geometric pattern, with cross set over lozenge and annulet.

Rev: Incuse square punch.

HPM p. 188, 9 and pl. XVI, 5 = J. Hirsch XXI, lot 2736.

Extremely rare

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 6.99 g.

Diameter: 14 mm.

PHRYGIA. Laodikeia. Cistophor (Circa 133//88-67 BC). Obv: Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath. Rev: Bowcase between two serpents. Controls: ΛΑΟ to left; to right, panther right above turreted head of Tyche right. Kleiner & Noe series 4; SNG von Aulock 8404. Rare Condition: Extremely fine. Weight: 12.71 g. Diameter: 30 mm.

PHRYGIA. Laodikeia. Cistophor (Circa 133//88-67 BC).

Obv: Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath.

Rev: Bowcase between two serpents. Controls: ΛΑΟ to left; to right, panther right above turreted head of Tyche right.

Kleiner & Noe series 4; SNG von Aulock 8404.

Rare

Condition: Extremely fine.

Weight: 12.71 g.

Diameter: 30 mm.

MYSIA. Pergamum. Septimius Severus with Julia Domna (193-211). Ae Medallion. Claudianus Terpander, strategos.

Obv: AVT KAI Λ CЄΠ CЄOVHPOC ΠЄP / IOV ΔOMNA CЄBACTH.
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus and draped bust of Julia Domna facing one another; c/m: laureate head of Caracalla right within incuse circle.Rev: ЄΠI CTPA KΛAVΔIANOV TЄPΠANΔPOV / ΠЄPΓAMHNΩN B NЄOKOPΩN.Ariadne reclining left in the grotto of Naxos, in gesture of sleep, being discovered by maenad, holding thyrsus and crown, and satyr, holding lagobolon. SNG BN 2210; Triton XIX, lot 358 (which realized a hammer of $7,000) = Gemini II, lot 495. For c/m: Howgego 70. Condition: Very fine. Weight: 38.67 g. Diameter: 44 mm.

MYSIA. Pergamum. Septimius Severus with Julia Domna (193-211). Ae Medallion. Claudianus Terpander, strategos.

Obv:AVT KAI Λ CЄΠ CЄOVHPOC ΠЄP / IOV ΔOMNA CЄBACTH.
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus and draped bust of Julia Domna facing one another; c/m: laureate head of Caracalla right within incuse circle.

Rev: ЄΠI CTPA KΛAVΔIANOV TЄPΠANΔPOV / ΠЄPΓAMHNΩN B NЄOKOPΩN. Ariadne reclining left in the grotto of Naxos, in gesture of sleep, being discovered by maenad, holding thyrsus and crown, and satyr, holding lagobolon.

SNG BN 2210; Triton XIX, lot 358 (which realized a hammer of $7,000) = Gemini II, lot 495. For c/m: Howgego 70.

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 38.67 g.

Diameter: 44 mm.

LYDIA. Magnesia ad Sipylum. Caracalla (198-217). Ae. M. Aur. Gaius, strategos. Obv: AVT K M AVP C ANTΩNЄINOC. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: ЄΠI CTP M AVP ΓAIOV / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠVΛOV. Caracalla, preparing to hurl spear, on horse rearing right; two bound captives to lower right. Cf. Weber 6845. Extremely rare Condition: Good very fine, some corrosion. Weight: 21.70 g. Diameter: 37 mm.

LYDIA. Magnesia ad Sipylum. Caracalla (198-217). Ae. M. Aur. Gaius, strategos.

Obv: AVT K M AVP C ANTΩNЄINOC.
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: ЄΠI CTP M AVP ΓAIOV / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠVΛOV.
Caracalla, preparing to hurl spear, on horse rearing right; two bound captives to lower right.

Cf. Weber 6845.

Extremely rare

Condition: Good very fine, some corrosion.

Weight: 21.70 g.

Diameter: 37 mm.

TITUS (79-81). Denarius. Rome. Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M. Laureate head right. Rev: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P. Horizontal winged thunderbolt set upon draped pulvinar. RIC² 119. Condition: Near extremely fine; some luster in field. Weight: 3.42 g. Diameter: 18 mm.

TITUS (79-81). Denarius. Rome.

Obv: TITUS (79-81). Denarius. Rome.

Rev: R P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P.
Horizontal winged thunderbolt set upon draped pulvinar.

RIC² 119.

Condition: Near extremely fine; some luster in field.

Weight: 3.42 g.

Diameter: 18 mm.

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS with CARACALLA and GETA (193-211). Denarius. Rome. Obv: SEVERVS PIVS AVG. Laureate head right. Rev: AETERNIT IMPERI. Draped and cuirassed busts of Caracalla, laureate, and Geta, bareheaded, facing one another. RIC 252. Rare Condition: Good very fine, typical flan cracks for issue. Weight: 2.21 g. Diameter: 18 mm.

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS with CARACALLA and GETA (193-211). Denarius. Rome.

Obv: SEVERVS PIVS AVG.
Laureate head right.

Rev: AETERNIT IMPERI.
Draped and cuirassed busts of Caracalla, laureate, and Geta, bareheaded, facing one another.

RIC 252.

Rare.

Condition: Good very fine, typical flan cracks for issue.

Weight: 2.21 g.

Diameter: 18 mm.

MAXIMIANUS HERCULIUS (First reign, 286-305). GOLD Aureus. Cyzicus. Obv: MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS. Laureate head right. Rev: P M TR P P P. Maximianus standing left, holding spear and raising hand; two signa to left and to right. RIC 600; Depeyrot 12/2. Rare Condition: Fine. Weight: 5.00 g. Diameter: 18 mm.

MAXIMIANUS HERCULIUS (First reign, 286-305). GOLD Aureus. Cyzicus.

Obv: MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS.
Laureate head right.

P M TR P P P.
Maximianus standing left, holding spear and raising hand; two signa to left and to right.

RIC 600; Depeyrot 12/2.

Rare

Condition: Fine.

Weight: 5.00 g.

Diameter: 18 mm.

CONSTANTINE V COPRONYMUS with LEO IV and LEO III (741-775). GOLD Solidus Constantinople. Obv: COҺSTAҺTIҺOS S LЄOҺ O ҺЄOS. Crowned facing busts of Constantine V and Leo IV; cross above. Rev: C LЄON PA MЧL Θ. Crowned facing bust of Leo III, holding cross potent. Sear 1551. Condition: Near extremely fine. Weight: 4.42 g. Diameter: 20 mm.

CONSTANTINE V COPRONYMUS with LEO IV and LEO III (741-775). GOLD Solidus Constantinople.

Obv: COҺSTAҺTIҺOS S LЄOҺ O ҺЄOS.
Crowned facing busts of Constantine V and Leo IV; cross above.

Rev: C LЄON PA MЧL Θ.
Crowned facing bust of Leo III, holding cross potent.

Sear 1551.

Condition: Near extremely fine.

Weight: 4.42 g.

Diameter: 20 mm.

 

 


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