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ANCIENT COINS : GREEK
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7487
Greek Coins & Their Values - Vol 1 Europe by David R Sear 2010 reprint 316 pages. Covers Greek coins from Spain & Gaul to Greece, the Cyclades & Crete plus the Celtic issues of Western & Central Europe. Few pages at front undulating at base due to dampness o/w VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
7488
Danubian Celts c3rd-c1st Century BC AR Tetradrachm (15.6g) imitating a Macedonian coin of Philip III. Almost plain obv with just a touch of die work implying a portrait of Herakles rev. Zeus enthroned left with eagle. Usual weak spots. F/VG, cf S-212. A decidedly concavo-convex issue. (P)
 SOLD at A$140
7489
Italy, Lucania, Metapontion c330-290BC AR Nomos (7.9g). Head of Demeter left wearing grain ear wreath rev. Barley ear cf S-416, Johnston class C, 4. aEF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
7491
Italy, Lucania, Velia c400-340BC AR Nomos (7.7g). Head of Athena left wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin rev Lion standing right, owl flying above. gVF/VF cf S-454, HN Italy 1280. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$325
7492
Sicily, Leontinoi: 450-445 BC AR Tetradrachm (17.13g). Laureate head of Apollo right rev. head of roaring lion right, grains of barley around. Lightly toned. VF/gVF. cf S:832, SNG ANS-237, same dies. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
7493
Sicily, Leontini c455-430BC AR Tetradrachm (14.5g). Laureate head of Apollo right rev Head of roaring lion right, 4 barley ears around cf S-833, SNG ANS 244, Boehringer 47. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7494
Sicily Syracuse c445 AR Tetradrachm (16.9g) Charioteer driving slow quadriga right Nike flying right, rev Diademed head of Arethousa right with 4 dolphins around. Surfaces bit porous, aVF. cf S-931, Boehringer 727. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
7495
Sicily, Messana under the Mamertinoi c288-278BC AE25 Laureate head of Ares right rev Eagle with wings spread standing on thunderbolt. cf S-1139. Attractive green-brown patina. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
7496
Sicily, Syracuse, Dion 357-354BC AE Hemilitron (23mm, 14.6g) Head of Zeus Eleutherios right with short hair rev Thunderbolt with eagle to right. S-1192. Near EF. Scarce this nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
7497
Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles 317-289BC AE Litra (10.2g). Head of Artemis Soteira right quiver over shoulder rev. Winged thunderbolt. S-1200. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
7498
Sicily, Syracuse, Agathokles 317-289BC AE Litre (9.1g). Diademed head of Herakles right, bow behind rev. Lion standing right raising foreleg, club above. S-1201. cpl spots VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
7499
Sicily, Syracuse, Hiketas 288-279BC AE 21-24. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios to right rev Eagle with wings open standing on thunderbolt. cf S-1212, SNG COP 7 93. Rough surfaces, F. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
7500
Sicily, Syracuse, Hieron II 274-216BC AE18 (6.6g). Diademed head of Poseidon left rev. Ornamented trident head with dolphins to either side. S-1223. VF. (P)
 SOLD at A$80
7501
Roman Province of Macedon After 168BC AR Tetradrachm (16.6g) Diademed head of Artemis right with quiver over shoulder in the centre of a Macedonian shield rev Club of Herakles within oak wreath, monogram above & 2 monograms below. Attractive toned gVF cf S-1386, SNG Cop 1314. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
7502
Macedon, Roman Province Aesillas as Quaester c95-70BC AR Tetradrachm (16.5g). Thessalonica mint. Head of Alexander the Great wearing the horn of Ammon rev. Club between money chest & chair within wreath. S-1463. VF+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7503
Thrace, Maroneia After 148BC AR Tetradrachm (16.6g). Wreathed head of young Dionysos right rev. Dionysos naked standing holding grapes & narthax stalks & cloak. cf S-1635, Schonert-Geiss 1101. aEF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
7504
Thrace (Moesia), Istros late 5th-4th centuries BC AR Drachm (5.5g). Facing male heads, the right inverted rev Sea eagle left grasping dolphin with talons with symbol gamma between. Obv scr, VF. cf S-1669, SNG BM Black Sea 230-1. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
7505
Thrace, Odessos: c125-70 BC AR Tetradrachm (16.03g). Head of Herakles right rev. Zeus enthroned left, design inspired by Alexander the Great's coinage. Lightly toned. aEF/gVF. BMC-1197. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
7506
Epeiros, Epeirote Republic: 238-168 BC AR Drachm (4.51g) Head of Zeus Dodonaios right. rev. Eagle standing on thunderbolt within oak-wreath. S-1996, Franke-30. Nicely toned EF. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$425
7507
Thessaly, Thessalian League, 196-146BC AR Double Victoriatus (6.32g). Head of Zeus right rev. Athena Itonia right with spear & shield. Counter stamped in right obverse field is an ear of grain. Lightly toned. VF. S-2231. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
7508
Thessaly, Thessalian League, c196 to 1st Century BC. AR Double Victoriatus (6g) Head of Zeus right. Athena Itonia advancing right. S-2232. McLean 4297. gVF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
7509
Thessaly, Thessalian League 196-146BC AR Stater (6.4g) Larissa mint. Wreathed head of Zeus right rev Athena Itonia advancing right brandishing spear & holding shield. VF cf S-2232, McClean 4846. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
7510
Thessaly, Thessalian League 196-146BC AR Stater (6.3g) Larissa mint. Wreathed head of Zeus right rev. Athena Itonia advancing right brandishing spear & holding shield. VF cf S-2232, McClean 4797. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$240
7511
Euboia, Histiaia c350-340BC AR Drachm Head of nymph Histiaia right wreathed with vine rev Cow standing right, vine with 2 bunches of grapes behind. S-2494 gVF, ex BCD Coll'n with ticket sold €350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
7512
Attica, Athens 449-413BC AR Tetradrachm (17g) Head of Athena right wearing ivy crested helmet rev Owl standing right head facing. VF. S-2526. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
7513
Attica, Athens 449-413BC AR Tetradrachm (17g) Head of Athena right wearing ivy crested helmet rev Owl standing right head facing. gVF, banker's mk in rev field. S-2526. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7514
Attica, Athens 449-413BC AR Tetradrachm (16.8g) Head of Athena right weaving ivy crested helmet rev Owl standing right head facing struck on broad flan. VF sl field smoothing at right. S-2526. (P)
 SOLD at A$900
7515
Attica, Athens 449-413BC AR Tetradrachm (17.1g) Head of Athena right wearing ivy crested helmet rev Owl standing right head facing. Hoard patination, VF. S-2526. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
7516
Attica, Athens 449-413BC AR Tetradrachm (17.1g) Head of Athena right weaving ivy crested helmet rev Owl standing right head facing. VF. S-2526. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
7517
Attica, Athens 393-300BC AR Tetradrachm (17.13g). Head of Athena right rev Owl facing. S-2537 gF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
7518
Attica, Athens 166-57BC AR New Style Tetradrachm (16.9g). Probably struck 139-138BC Helmeted Head of Athena right rev. Owl standing right on amphora, Nike to right cf S-2555, Thompson 273. aVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
7519
Corinthia, Corinth c345-307BC AR Stater (8.2g) Pegasus flying left, koppa below rev Helmeted head of Athena left, A under chin, astragalos behind head. Minor surface roughness, VF cf S-2629, BMC-222. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
7520
Pontos, Amisos time of Mithradates VI c85-65BC AE 30 (8.6g). Wreathed head of Mithradates VI as young Dionysos right rev Panther skin & Thyrsos on cista mystica, monograms to left & right. S-3640, SNG COP 144. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
7521
Pontos, Amisos time of Mithradates VI c85-65BC AE20 (7.8g). Laureate head of Zeus right rev Eagle standing left, head right, on thunderbolt. S-3644, SNG COP 24.5. Hoard deposits, sm natural rev flan flaw. F. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
7522
Macedon, Kingdom of, Alexander III 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (16.8g) Babylon mint struck c311-300BC Head of Herakles right wearing lions skin rev Zeus Aetophoros seated left, MI in left field & monogram in wreath below throne. Old-time obv scr, VF cf S-3713, Price 3752. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
7523
Bithynia, Kalchedon c340-320BC AR Siglos Bull standing left rev Quadripartite square of mill-sail pattern. gVF. S-3738. (P)
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
7524
Bithynia, Kalchedon c340-320BC AR Siglos (5.4g). Bull standing left on grain ear legend above rev. Quadripartite square of mill-sail pattern. S-3738, SNG COP 348. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
7525
Mysia, Parion c4th Century BC AR Hemidrachm. (2.1g). Bull left looking right rev. Gorgonian cf S-3922, cf SNG COP 257-267. Sl surface roughness. F. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
7526
Lesbos, Mytilene c412-378BC Electrum Hekte el Sixth Stater (2.4g) Forepart of winged lion rev Sphinx seated right in linear square. Bodenstedt Em 63, SNG Von Aulock 1704. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
7527
Lesbos, Mytilene, c377-326BC Electrum Hekte or Sixth Stater (2.5g). Head of Apollo right, rev Head of female right with linear square cf S-4250, Bodenstedt EM.95. EF scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
7528
Ionia, Phokaia c387-326BC Electrum Hekte or sixth Stater (2.6g). Head of Athena left wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent rev. Quadripartite incuse square cf S-4530. Bodenstedt Em 111. EF. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
7529
Lydia, Tralleis 130-129BC AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm 12.2g Cista mystica containing serpent. Rev Bow in case between 2 coiled serpents. VF cf S-4745. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
7530
Pamphylia, Aspendos 370-333BC AR Stater (10.8g) Two naked athletes wrestling & grasping each other by the arms, rev Slinger advancing right about to discharge his sling, triskeles before. Nice old-time tone VF. cf S-5398, SNG von Aulock 4539. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
7531
Kings of Bosporus Eupator c154-172AD Electrum Stater. Diademed & draped bust right rev. Busts of Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus facing ea other, pellet between Yr 461 below. VF cf S-5471. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
7532
Pisidia, Selge c325-250BC AR Stater (10.4g) 2 Wrestlers grappling K between rev Slinger standing right, to right triskeles above, club below cf S-5477, SNG France 1941-3 VF/gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
7533
Cilicia, Korykos 1st Century BC AE 21 (6.9g). Turreted bust of Tyche right AN behind rev. Hermes standing left holding caduceus. S-5545. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
7534
Syria, Seleukis & Pieria. Seleukia Piera 105/4-83/BC AR Tetradrachm. (14.4g). Dated CY18-91/2BC. Veiled & turreted bust of Tyche right rev filleted thunderbolt on throne cf S-5887, HGC 9, 1382 gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7535
Phoenicia, Arados c 138/7-44/3BC AR Tetradrachm. (15.2g). Dated CY128 = 132/1BC. Turreted, veiled & draped bust of Tyche right rev Nike standing left holding aplustre & palm. S-5991, Duyrat 3030. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
7536
Kings of Elymais, Uncertain Kings late 1st Century BC-early 2nd Century AD. billon Tetradrachm 15.3g Diademed bust left, behind star in crescent & anchor rev Diademed head left within legend, van't Haaff type 10.2a (this coin illus), cf Alram page 146 NB1, gVF. Scarce. (P)
 SOLD at A$500
7537
Persis Uncertain King c1st-c2nd BC AR Drachm (4.08g). Bearded head right wearing satrapal head-dress rev. fire altar. Lightly toned. aEF. cf S-6202, Alram-551. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
7538
Persis Uncertain King late c1st AD AR Hemidrachm (1.25g). Draped bust wearing tiara, left rev. double diadem. Lightly toned. gVF. GIC-5956, Alram-619. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
7539
Sicily, Siculo-Punic c320-310BC AR Tetradrachm 16.39g Wreathed head of Persephone left wearing triple pendant earring & necklace, dolphins around rev Horses head left, palm behind. Punic M below S-6434, Jenkins SNR 56, 249. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2700
7540
Sicily, Siculo-Punic c300-290BC AR Tetradrachm 16.6g Head of Heracles right wearing lions skin headdress rev Horses head left, palm tree behind & caduceus before. Punic legend below. S-6436, Jenkins SNR 57, 329-331/362. VF+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
7541
Sicily, Siculo-Punic c300-290BC AR Tetradrachm 16.75g Head of Herakles right wearing lions skin headdress rev Horses head left, palm tree behind & traces of Punic legend below. S-6436, Jenkins SNR 57,301. VF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
7542
Sicily, Siculo-Punic c300-290BC AR Tetradrachm 16.9g Head of Herakles right wearing lions skin headdress rev Horses head left, palm tree behind & Punic legend below. S-6436, Jenkins SNR 57, 301. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2800
7543
Kings of Numidia Massinissa or Micipsa 203-148BC or 148-118BC. AE Unit (26mm, 13.3g). Bearded laureate head left rev. Horse galloping left pellet below cf S-6597, SNG COP 505. F+. (P)
 SOLD at A$80
7544
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm 16.7g Temnos mint c188-70BC Head of young Herakles clad in lions skin rev Zeus seated left holding eagle & sceptre. cf S-6713, Price 1690. Practically as struck. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
7545
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (16.9g) uncertain Pamphylia mint c220-180BC. Head of Herakles right wearing lion's skin rev. Zeus seated left holding eagle & sceptre cf S-6713, Price 2982 gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7546
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (13.0g) Mesembria mint issues c100-65BC. Head of Herakles right wearing lions skin headdress rev. Zeus seated left holding eagle & sceptre cf S-6713, Price 1129. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
7547
Thrace, Odessos c80-71/2BC AR Tetradrachm (16.4g). In the name & types of Alexander III of Macedon. Mithradatic alliance issue. Head of Herakles right with features of Mithradates VI of Pontos wearing lion skin rev. Zeus Aetophoros seated left holding eagle & sceptre cf S-6713, Price 1193. EF/VF ex GNG Sept 2012 auction, realised US$1200+comm. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7548
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (16.0g) Tyre Mint, lifetime issue struck ca 332/1-328/7BC. Head of Herkales right wearing lion skin, rev Zeus Aetophoros left, M below throne. VF. Price 3240 (Ake) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
7549
Macedon, Kings of, Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (17.2g) Arados Mint, struck ca 325-323BC. Head of Herkales right wearing lion skin, rev Zeus Aetophoros left, caduceus in left field. gVF. Price 3332. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
7550
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (17.2g) Amphipolis Mint, struck ca 325-323BC. Head of Herkales right wearing lion skin, rev Zeus Aetophoros left, ithyphallic herm in left field. Toned EF. Price 78. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
7551
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (17.2g) Salamis Mint, lifetime issue struck ca 325-323BC. Head of Herkales right wearing lion skin, rev Zeus Aetophoros left, bow in left field. VF. Price 3139.. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
7552
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (16.4g). Perga mint struck 221/0-189/8 BC, dated CY26 (196/5BC). Head of Herakles right wearing lions skin rev Zeus Aetophoros seated left, date in left field. VF/aVF cf S-6713, Price 2940. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
7553
Macedon, Kings of. Alexander III 'The Great' 336-323BC AR Tetradrachm (16.9g) Babylon Mint, lifetime issue struck ca 325-323BC. Head of Herkales right wearing lion skin, rev Zeus Aetophoros left, grape bunch & M in left field. VF. Price 3641. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
7554
Seleukid Kings of Syria. Alexander I Balas 152-145BC AR Tetradrachm (16.8g) Antioch on the Orontes mint. Dates SE163=150-149BC. Diademed head right rev Zeus Nikepheros seated left cf S-7030, SC 1781.3d gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
7555
Syria, Kingdom of Alexander I Balas 152-142BC AR Drachm. (4g) Antioch mint. Diademed head of Alexander I right rev Apollo seated left on omphalos holding arrow & resting on bow cf S-7035. aVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
7556
Cappadocian Kingdom in the name of Antiochos VII 13/8-129BC AR Tetradrachm 16.4g Antioch ca 130-80BC. Head of Antiochos VII right, rev Athena standing left holding Nike. gVF. S-7091, Houghton 642ff. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
7557
Seleucid Kings of Syria. Antiochos VII Euergetes (Sidetes) 138-129BC AR Tetradrachm (16.8g) Antioch on the Orontes mint. Diademed head right rev Athena Nikephoros standing left cf S-7092, SC 2061.1t gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
7558
Seleucid Kings of Syria. Demetrios II Nikator 2nd Reign 129-125BC AR Tetradrachm (14.1g). Tyre mint issued 126/7BC. Diademed & draped bust right rev Eagle standing left on ships ram palm branch over shoulder cf S-7105, SC 2195.2c. EF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
7559
Seleukid Kings of Syria. Antiochos VIII Grypos 121-96BC AR Tetradrachm 16.5g Ake Ptolemais mint 115-113BC. Diademed head right rev Zeus standing left holding star & sceptre, crescent above. cf S-7143. Well struck gEF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
7560
Seleucid Kings of Syria. Antiochos VIII Grypos 121-96BC AR Tetradrachm Diademed head of Antiochos VIII to right rev Zeus standing left holding star & sceptre. S-7143 EF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
7561
Seleucid Kings of Syria. Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos) 121/0-97/6BC AR Tetradrachm. (16.4g) Ake-Ptolemais mint struck 121/0-113BC. Diademed head right rev Zeus standing left holding star & sceptre cf S-7143, SC 2366.1 EF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
7562
Syria, Seleucis & Pieria. Antioch. M. Terentius Varro. Proconsul 25-23BC AR Tetradrachm (14.9g). In the name & types of the Seleucid King Philip I Philadelphus. Dated year 25 in the Caesarean Era (25/4BC). Diademed head right rev Jupiter seated left on throne holding crowning Victory. RPC I 4141, McAlee 18. gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
7563
Kings of Bactria. Eukratides I c171-145BC AR Tetradrachm (16g) Helmeted draped & diademed bust right rev The Dioskouroi on rearing horses right cf S-7570, Bopearachchi Series 6ee. sl surface roughness gVF. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
7564
Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy IV, Philopater 221-205BC AE40 Alexandria mint 40.2g Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right rev Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head to right cornucopiae on left wing. S-7815, Sv-974 VF/gVF. Ex famous RC Lockett Colln Glendinings Feb 1961 part lot 3015. Attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
7565
Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt Ptolemy VI Philopator 222-205/4 BC AE Triobol (33mm). Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right, rev Eagle with closed wings stg left on thunderbolt, filleted cornucopiae to left. SNG Cop 202, Sveronos 1127.VF. Byzantine Justin II 565-578AD AE Follis Off A Yr X. S-369. VF (2). (P)
 SOLD at A$150
7566
Indo Scythians Azes c58-12BC AR Tetradrachm (9.3g) King on horseback to right holding spear rev. City goddess standing left holding brazier & palm. gVF. Senior 82-33OT. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
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