Auction 47 online now. Closing 9th October 2016.

 

ATTICA. Athens. Tetradrachm (136/5 BC). New Style Coinage. Herakles, Aristoph- and Basileides, magistrates. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: A - ΘE / HPA / API - ΣΤΟΦ / BAΣI / ΛEI. Owl standing right on amphora, head facing. Controls: K on amphora; to left, lion skin, club, and bow in case; ΓΛ below; all within wreath. Thompson 339a; HGC 4, 1602. Condition: Near extremely fine. Weight: 16.92 g. Diameter: 29 mm.

ATTICA. Athens. Tetradrachm (136/5 BC). New Style Coinage. Herakles, Aristoph- and Basileides, magistrates.

Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: A – ΘE / HPA / API – ΣΤΟΦ / BAΣI / ΛEI. Owl standing right on amphora, head facing.
Controls: K on amphora; to left, lion skin, club, and bow in case; ΓΛ below; all within wreath. Thompson 339a; HGC 4, 1602.

Condition: Near extremely fine.
Weight: 16.92 g.
Diameter: 29 mm.

 

IONIA. Phokaia. EL 1/24 Stater (Circa 522-520 BC). Obv: Head of ram left; below, seal left. Rev: Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 20. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 0.64 g. Diameter: 7 mm.

IONIA. Phokaia. EL 1/24 Stater (Circa 522-520 BC).

Obv: Head of ram left; below, seal left. Rev: Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 20.

Condition: Good very fine.
Weight: 0.64 g.
Diameter: 7 mm.

SELEUKID KINGDOM. Seleukos III Soter (Keraunos) (226-223 BC). Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Orontes. Obv: Diademed head right. Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ. Apollo seated left on omphalos, testing arrow and resting hand upon bow. Control: Monogram to outer left. SC 921.4; HGC 9, 414c. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 17.00 g. Diameter: 32 mm.

SELEUKID KINGDOM. Seleukos III Soter (Keraunos) (226-223 BC). Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Orontes.

Obv: Diademed head right.
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ. Apollo seated left on omphalos, testing arrow and resting hand upon bow.
Control: Monogram to outer left. SC 921.4; HGC 9, 414c.

Condition: Good very fine.
Weight: 17.00 g.
Diameter: 32 mm.

ACHAEMENID EMPIRE. Time of Darios to Xerxes II (Circa 485-420 BC). GOLD Daric. Obv: Persian king in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow, with quiver over shoulder. Rev: Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb; BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 26. Condition: Very fine. Weight: 8.39 g. Diameter: 17 mm.

ACHAEMENID EMPIRE. Time of Darios to Xerxes II (Circa 485-420 BC). GOLD Daric.

Obv: Persian king in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow, with quiver over shoulder.
Rev: Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb; BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 26.

Condition: Very fine.
Weight: 8.39 g.
Diameter: 17 mm.

CAPPADOCIA. Caesarea. Commodus (177-192). Ae. Obv: M KOMO ANTωNINO. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: MHTPOΠO KAICAPЄIAC / ЄT AI. Agalma of Mount Argaeus placed on altar. RPC IV online 8071; SNG von Aulock 6446. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 16.11 g. Diameter: 29 mm.

CAPPADOCIA. Caesarea. Commodus (177-192). Ae.

Obv: M KOMO ANTωNINO. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MHTPOΠO KAICAPЄIAC / ЄT AI. Agalma of Mount Argaeus placed on altar. RPC IV online 8071; SNG von Aulock 6446.

Condition: Good very fine.
Weight: 16.11 g.
Diameter: 29 mm.

TIBERIUS (14-37). GOLD Solidus. "Tribute Penny" type. Lugdunum. Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS. Laureate head right. Rev: PONTIF MAXIM. Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding sceptre and olive branch. RIC² 27; Calicó 305a. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 7.77 g. Diameter: 19 mm.

TIBERIUS (14-37). GOLD Solidus. “Tribute Penny” type. Lugdunum.

Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS. Laureate head right.
Rev: PONTIF MAXIM. Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding sceptre and olive branch. RIC² 27; Calicó 305a.

Condition: Good very fine.
Weight: 7.77 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.

TRAJAN (98-117). GOLD Aureus. Rome. Obv: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC / ALIM ITAL. Trajan standing left, extending hand toward boy and girl standing right with arms raised. Woytek 345f; RIC 93 var. (no cuirass); Calicó 984. Rare Condition: Very fine, ex jewelry. Weight: 7.18 g. Diameter: 19 mm.

TRAJAN (98-117). GOLD Aureus. Rome.

Obv: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC / ALIM ITAL. Trajan standing left, extending hand toward boy and girl standing right with arms raised. Woytek 345f; RIC 93 var. (no cuirass); Calicó 984. Rare

Condition: Very fine, ex jewelry.
Weight: 7.18 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.

PESCENNIUS NIGER (193-194). Denarius. Antioch. Obv: IMP CAES C PES NIGER IVS A. Laureate head right. Rev: BONI EVENTVS. Fides standing left, holding grain ears and plate of fruits. RIC 5a. Condition: Near extremely fine. Weight: 3.14 g. Diameter: 19 mm.

PESCENNIUS NIGER (193-194). Denarius. Antioch.

Obv: IMP CAES C PES NIGER IVS A. Laureate head right.
Rev: BONI EVENTVS. Fides standing left, holding grain ears and plate of fruits. RIC 5a.

Condition: Near extremely fine.
Weight: 3.14 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.

PROBUS (276-282). GOLD Aureus. Contemporary eastern imitation of Serdica mint. Obv: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG. Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield. Rev: VICTORIAE / AVG. Victory driving quadriga left, holding wreath and palm frond. Cf. RIC 833 (for prototype). Condition: Near very fine, with loop attached. Weight: 6.97 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

PROBUS (276-282). GOLD Aureus. Contemporary eastern imitation of Serdica mint.

Obv: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P AVG. Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Rev: VICTORIAE / AVG. Victory driving quadriga left, holding wreath and palm frond. Cf. RIC 833 (for prototype).

Condition: Near very fine, with loop attached.
Weight: 6.97 g.
Diameter: 21 mm.

LEO I (457-474). GOLD Solidus. Constantinople. Obv: D N LEO PERPET AVG. Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield with horseman motif. Rev: VICTORIA AVGGG B / CONOB. Victory standing left, holding jeweled cross; star to right. RIC 605; Depeyrot 93/1. Condition: Extremely fine. Weight: 4.50 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

LEO I (457-474). GOLD Solidus. Constantinople.

Obv: D N LEO PERPET AVG. Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and shield with horseman motif.
Rev: VICTORIA AVGGG B / CONOB. Victory standing left, holding jeweled cross; star to right. RIC 605; Depeyrot 93/1.

Condition: Extremely fine.
Weight: 4.50 g.
Diameter: 21 mm.

THEOPHILUS with CONSTANTINE and MICHAEL II (829-842). GOLD Solidus. Constantinople.. Obv: ✷ ΘЄOFILOS ЬASILЄ' Θ. Crowned and draped facing bust of Theophilus, holding patriarchal cross and akakia. Rev: + MIXAHL S CONSTANTIҺ'. Crowned and draped facing busts of Michael and Constantine; cross above. Sear 1653. Condition: Extremely fine. Weight: 4.45 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

THEOPHILUS with CONSTANTINE and MICHAEL II (829-842). GOLD Solidus. Constantinople.

Obv: ✷ ΘЄOFILOS ЬASILЄ’ Θ. Crowned and draped facing bust of Theophilus, holding patriarchal cross and akakia.
Rev: + MIXAHL S CONSTANTIҺ’. Crowned and draped facing busts of Michael and Constantine; cross above. Sear 1653.

Condition: Extremely fine.
Weight: 4.45 g.
Diameter: 21 mm.

FRANCE. Lorraine. Charles IV (1625-1675). Teston (1630). Nancy. Obv: + CAROLVS D G DVX LOTH MARCH D C B G. Draped and armored bust right. Rev: MONETA NOVA NANCEII CVSA. Crowned coat-of-arms. De Mey 604; De Saulcy pl. XXVI, 4. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 8.65 g. Diameter: 30 mm.

FRANCE. Lorraine. Charles IV (1625-1675). Teston (1630). Nancy.

Obv: + CAROLVS D G DVX LOTH MARCH D C B G. Draped and armored bust right.
Rev: MONETA NOVA NANCEII CVSA. Crowned coat-of-arms. De Mey 604; De Saulcy pl. XXVI, 4.

Condition: Good very fine.
Weight: 8.65 g.
Diameter: 30 mm.

 

 

 

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