Auction 50 – 5 February 2017, from 05:00 PM CET

 

OTTOMAN EMPIRE. Mustafa IV (AH 1222-1223 / AD 1807-1808). GOLD Sultani. al-Jaza'ir (Algiers). Dated AH 1223 (1807/8). Obv: Legend, with Star of David decoration. Rev: Legend, with mint and AH date. Pere 723 var. (date & decoration); Friedberg -; KM 57; cf. Gitbud & Naumann 5, lot 498. Very rare Condition: Very fine. Weight: 3.36 g. Diameter: 22 mm.

OTTOMAN EMPIRE. Mustafa IV (AH 1222-1223 / AD 1807-1808). GOLD Sultani. al-Jaza’ir (Algiers). Dated AH 1223 (1807/8).

Obv: Legend, with Star of David decoration.

Rev: Legend, with mint and AH date. Pere 723 var. (date & decoration); Friedberg -; KM 57; cf. Gitbud & Naumann 5, lot 498.

Very rare

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 3.36 g.

Diameter: 22 mm.

GERMANY. Augsburg. Hartmann von Dillingen (1250-1286). Brakteat. Obv: Facing head of bishop between two towers and croziers. Rev: Incuse and reverse of obverse. Bonhoff 1913; Steinhilber 82. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 0.68 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

GERMANY. Augsburg. Hartmann von Dillingen (1250-1286). Brakteat.

Obv: Facing head of bishop between two towers and croziers.

Rev: Incuse and reverse of obverse. Bonhoff 1913; Steinhilber 82.

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 0.68 g.

Diameter: 21 mm.

JUSTIN I (518-527). Follis. Nicomedia. Obv: D N IVSTINVS P P AG. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right; crowning manus Dei above. Rev: Large M; star to left and right, cross above, A below; NIKM. Sear 85a. Very rare issue with the crowning manus Dei above. Condition: Near very fine. Weight: 14.89 g. Diameter: 30 mm.

JUSTIN I (518-527). Follis. Nicomedia.

Obv: D N IVSTINVS P P AG. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right; crowning manus Dei above.

Rev: Large M; star to left and right, cross above, A below; NIKM. Sear 85a. Very rare issue with the crowning manus Dei above.

Condition: Near very fine.

Weight: 14.89 g.

Diameter: 30 mm.

JULIAN II APOSTATA (360-363). GOLD Solidus. Antioch. Obv: FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: VIRTVS EXERCITVS ROMANORVM / ANTZ. Soldier advancing right, head left, holding trophy and dragging bound captive. RIC 199; Depeyrot 15/2. Very rare Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 4.54 g. Diameter: 20 mm.

JULIAN II APOSTATA (360-363). GOLD Solidus. Antioch.

Obv: FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: VIRTVS EXERCITVS ROMANORVM / ANTZ. Soldier advancing right, head left, holding trophy and dragging bound captive. RIC 199; Depeyrot 15/2.

Very rare

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 4.54 g.

Diameter: 20 mm.

SEVERUS ALEXANDER (222-235). GOLD Aureus. Rome. Obv: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: P M TR P COS P P. Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre and thunderbolt. RIC 4; Calicó 3080a. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 6.57 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

SEVERUS ALEXANDER (222-235). GOLD Aureus. Rome.

Obv: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: P M TR P COS P P. Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre and thunderbolt. RIC 4; Calicó 3080a.

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 6.57 g.

Diameter: 21 mm.

LUCIUS VERUS (161-169). Sestertius. Rome. Obv: L AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS. Laureate head right. Rev: TR P IIII IMP II COS II / S - C. Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy. RIC 1379. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 31.46 g. Diameter: 32 mm.

LUCIUS VERUS (161-169). Sestertius. Rome.

Obv: L AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS. Laureate head right.

Rev: TR P IIII IMP II COS II / S – C. Mars advancing right, holding spear and trophy. RIC 1379.

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 31.46 g.

Diameter: 32 mm.

DIVA MARCIANA (Died 105-112/4). Denarius. Rome. Obv: DIVA AVGVSTA MARCIANA. Draped bust right. Rev: CONSECRATIO. Eagle standing left, head right, with wings spread. Woytek 719; RIC 743 (Trajan). Condition: Very fine. Weight: 3.37 g. Diameter: 19 mm.

DIVA MARCIANA (Died 105-112/4). Denarius. Rome.

Obv: DIVA AVGVSTA MARCIANA. Draped bust right.

Rev: CONSECRATIO. Eagle standing left, head right, with wings spread. Woytek 719; RIC 743 (Trajan).

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 3.37 g.

Diameter: 19 mm.

NERO (54-68). Sestertius. Lugdunum. Obv: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P. Laureate head left, with globe at point of bust. Rev: S - C / DECVRSIO. Nero on horse rearing right, holding spear; behind, soldier on horse rearing right, holding vexillum. RIC² 168. Condition: Very fine. Weight: 24.70 g. Diameter: 35 mm.

NERO (54-68). Sestertius. Lugdunum.

Obv: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P. Laureate head left, with globe at point of bust.

Rev: S – C / DECVRSIO. Nero on horse rearing right, holding spear; behind, soldier on horse rearing right, holding vexillum. RIC² 168.

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 24.70 g.

Diameter: 35 mm.

PHRYGIA. Eucarpea. Pseudo-autonomous. Time of Hadrian (117-138). Ae. Pedia Secunda, epimeletheisa. Obv: ΔΗΜΟС ЄVΚΑΡΠЄΩΝ. Laureate and draped bust of Demos right. Rev: ЄΠΙΜЄΛΗΘЄΙСΗС ΠЄΔΙΑС СЄΚΟVΝΔΗС. Artemis standing facing, head right, raising hand to head; to left, stag standing facing, head right; to right, facing statue of Cybele. RPC III 2590; Waddington 5989; BMC 2. Rare Condition: Very fine. Weight: 10.00 g. Diameter: 24 mm.

PHRYGIA. Eucarpea. Pseudo-autonomous. Time of Hadrian (117-138). Ae. Pedia Secunda, epimeletheisa.

Obv: ΔΗΜΟС ЄVΚΑΡΠЄΩΝ. Laureate and draped bust of Demos right.

Rev: ЄΠΙΜЄΛΗΘЄΙСΗС ΠЄΔΙΑС СЄΚΟVΝΔΗС. Artemis standing facing, head right, raising hand to head; to left, stag standing facing, head right; to right, facing statue of Cybele. RPC III 2590; Waddington 5989; BMC 2.

Rare

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 10.00 g.

Diameter: 24 mm.

IONIA. Uncertain. EL 1/24 Stater (Circa 600-550 BC). Obv: Scarab. Rev: Quadripartite incuse square. Triton IX, lot 952; Triton VIII, lot 453. Extremely rare Condition: Near very fine. Weight: 0.55 g. Diameter: 5 mm.

IONIA. Uncertain. EL 1/24 Stater (Circa 600-550 BC).

Obv: Scarab.

Rev: Quadripartite incuse square. Triton IX, lot 952; Triton VIII, lot 453.

Extremely rare

Condition: Near very fine.

Weight: 0.55 g.

Diameter: 5 mm.

THESSALY. Larissa. Stater (Circa 356-342 BC). Obv: Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left, with hair in ampyx. Rev: ΛAPI / Σ / AIΩN. Horse prancing right. BCD Thessaly II 308; HGC 4, 409. Ex Lanz 56 (1991), lot 118. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 12.22 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

THESSALY. Larissa. Stater (Circa 356-342 BC).

Obv: Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left, with hair in ampyx.

Rev: ΛAPI / Σ / AIΩN. Horse prancing right. BCD Thessaly II 308; HGC 4, 409. Ex Lanz 56 (1991), lot 118.

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 12.22 g.

Diameter: 21 mm.

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy. Tetradrachm (466-405 BC). Obv: Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, crowning Nike flying right; in exergue, ketos right. Rev: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ (Σ's retrograde). Diademed head of Arethousa right; four dolphins around. HGC 2, 1311. Condition: Very fine. Weight: 16.91 g. Diameter: 28 mm.

SICILY. Syracuse. Second Democracy. Tetradrachm (466-405 BC).

Obv: Charioteer driving quadriga right; above, crowning Nike flying right; in exergue, ketos right.

Rev: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΟΝ (Σ’s retrograde). Diademed head of Arethousa right; four dolphins around. HGC 2, 1311.

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 16.91 g.

Diameter: 28 mm.

  


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