E-Live Auction No 4
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Thracian Kings, Skostokos, tetradrachm, c. 3rd century B.C., 16.85g, 28mm. Diademed head right, with horn of Ammon / Athena seated left, holding Nike. C.f. RBN 151, 2005, pl III,10. Extremely fine, toned.
Kingdom of Macedon, Philip V (221-179 B.C.), Didrachm, Pella or Amphipolis mint, Zoilos mint master, 8.39g, 24mm. Diademed head right / Club within oak wreath. Cf. Mam., ZfN XL, 24. Toned Good Very fine, rare variety with star.
Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (297-282 B.C.), Tetradrachm, uncertain mint, 16.87g, 30mm. Diademed head of Alexander III, the Great, with horn of Ammon / Athena seated left, holding Nike and spear. Cf. Thompson 256var. Very fine.
Kings of Thrace, Lysimachos (305-281 BC), Tetradrachm, Kios(?), early-mid 3rd century BC, 17.00g, 29mm. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, spear behind; monogram to inner left. Thompson –; Muller 562. Very fine, Rare
Peloponnesos, Olympia, c.452-432 B.C., Olympiads 82-87, stater, 12.45g, 21mm. Eagle flying right; in field, two countermarks / Thunderbolt with wings below and volutes above. Cf. Seltman 59 (AK/); SNG Berry 821. Extremely fine, finely toned and very rare. Ex BCD Collection, Leu 90, 10 May 2004, lot 31 ('beautifully toned, a splendid piece'); from the Collection of R. Pflieger, Vinchon 13 April 1985, lot 307.
Paphlagonia, Amastris,Queen Amastris, c.300-285 B.C., Stater, 9.74g, 21mm. Head of Amastris (?) right, wearing Phrygian cap; behind, cicada / Aphrodite seated left, holding Nike. Cf. SNG V. Aul. 6798. Toned, Very fine
Ionia, Miletos, Tetradrachm, c. 350-340 BC, Lenaios, magistrate, 14.87g, 22mm. Laureate head of Apollo left / Lion standing left, head right; star above, monogram of Miletos to left. Deppert 79-80; Marcellesi 2. Very Fine, surface marks.
Pamphylia, Aspendos, Stater, c. 380/75-330/25 BC, 10.98g, 24mm. Two wrestlers grappling / Slinger in throwing stance right; triskeles to right. Tekin Series 4; SNG France 96. Near Extremely Fine, worn dies
Seleukid Kings, Antiochos I Soter (281-261 BC), Tetradrachm, Seleukeia on the Tigris, 16.99g, 29mm. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, testing arrow, resting hand on bow; monograms to outer left and right. SC 379.6a; HGC 9, 128g. Very Fine
Seleukid Kings, Antiochos III (222-187 BC), Tetradrachm, Antioch, c. 223-211/0 BC, 17.05g, 28mm. Diademed head right, with no sideburn / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; monogram to outer left. SC 1042.1; HGC 9, 447u. Very Fine
Parthian Kingdom Artabanos II or Bagasis (c. 127/126 BC), Tetradrachm, Seleukeia on the Tigris, 15.97g, 31mm. Diademed bust right / Demeter enthroned left, holding Nike and cornucopiae, nereid supporting throne. Sellwood 18.1 (Bagasis). Very minor porosity otherwise Very Fine, reverse better