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Auction 340  -  01.06.2022 13:00
Anicient, swiss & gold coins

Page 1 of 26 (518 Lots total)
Lot 1
HYELE. Nomos, about 305 - 290 B.C. AR 7.57 g. Head of Athena r., wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin jumping r.; d in front of the crest. Rev. YElHTwN Lion r., above, pentagram between f - I.
. SNG ANS 1374 (these dies); Williams 114,439 (c this ?).

Light tone. Sharply struck. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th. c.
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Lot 2
METAPONTUM. Third-stater, gold, about 320 - 280 B.C. AV 2.90 g. lEYKIppOs Bearded head r. of Leukippos, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with Scylla throwing stone. Rev. M - E Two Barley ears, parallel to one another, each with leaf on outer side of stalk; between them, sI.
. Johnston 84,G5; SNG ANS 396. Gulbenkian I, 37,72; Rare.

Beautiful early Hellenistic style. Almost F.d.c.
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection, started in the 19th. c.
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Lot 4
GELA. Tetradrachm, about 450-440 BC. AR 16.74 g. Slow quadriga r., the standing driver holding the reins with both his hands, kentron in the r. hand; above, Nike flying r. to crown horses; in exergue, palmette with tendrils. Rev. CElAs Forepart of bearded, manheaded bull r. (river god Gelas). Jenkins 239,357.23 (this specimen); SNG ANS 66 (same obv. die);

Beautiful old cabinet tone. Slightly irregular, oval flan. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th c.; former:
C. Stiavelli Collection
J.Pierpont Morgan Collection (see W. Raymond / S.P. Noe, The J. Pierpont Morgan Collection - Catalogue of the Greek and Roman Coins,1953,112 / this specimen)
Auction J. Hirsch, Munich XV (1906),1906),999
Auction P. & P. Santamaria, Rome April 6,1908,112




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Lot 5
HIMERA. Didrachm, about 483-472 BC. AR 8.43 g. HIMERA Cock standing l. Rev. Crab in a incuse round. Westermark, Himera 415,40 (these dies). SNG ANS 157; Scarce.

Dark, old tone. Obv. Very fine. Rev. Good very fine
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Lot 6
MESSANA. Tetradrachm, about 425-400 BC. AR 17.47 g. MEssANA Biga of mules r., the standing driver wearing long, sleeveless chiton and holding the reins with both his hands; in exergue, two dolphins confronted. Rev. MEs - sA - NI - O - N Hare jumping r., below, dolphin swimming r. Caccama Caltabiano 284,524 (same dies); SNG ANS 363.

Extremely fine
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Lot 7
SEGESTA. Didrachm, about 475-455 BC. AR 8.44 g. Hunting dog r., on the scent. Rev. sAgEs - TAzI - B Head of the nymph Aigeste r., the long hair tied in a small band in the back of the head; she wears an earring and a necklace. SNG ANS 615. Hurter (2008), 65,37c (this specimen); Rare.

Old cabinet tone. Very fine
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Pedigree: J. Desneux collection
Auction Adolph Hess AG, Lucerne - Bank Leu AG, Zurich 49 (Lucerne 1971),58
Auction Numismatica Aretusa S.A., Lugano 2 (1994),107
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Lot 8
SYRACUSE. 100 Litrae, gold, about 405-380 BC. AV 5.74 g. sYPAKOsIwN Head of Arethusa l., wearing ampyx, sphendone decorated with stars, a triple ear pendant and a necklace; below chin, globule, behind head KA. Rev. Herakles, nude, kneeling r. and wrestling with the Nemean lion. Bérend, or 127,33.3 (this specimen); SNG ANS 331 (same obv. die). Rare.

Excellent classical style. High relief. Short flan. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: Auction Adolph Hess AG, Lucerne - Bank Leu & Co. AG, Zurich 28 (Lucerne,1965),92
Auction Bank Leu AG, Zurich 50 (1990),70
Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 314/2 (2009),1037
Auction Editions Gadoury, Monte Carlo 15-16 November 2019,216
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Lot 9
SYRACUSE. Agathocles, king 317-289 BC. 60 Litrae or Decadrachm, gold, about 317-310 BC. 4.26 g. AV 4.26 g. Laureate head of Apollo l., behind, s. Rev. sYP - AKOsIwN Fast biga r., driver wearing long, sleeveless chiton and holding reins with his l. hand, kentron in his raised r. hand; below, triskelis. SNG ANS 551 (these dies); SNG München 1190. Gulbenkian I, 109,327 (these dies); Scarce.

Excellent style. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 332 (2017),17
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Lot 10
SYRACUSE. Hieron II, king 274-216 BC. 16 Litrai in the name of his wife Philistis, 270. 13.49 g. AR 13.49 g. Veiled, diademed head l. of Philistis, behind, wreath. Rev. BAsIlIssAs / fIlIsTIdOs Nike driving slow quadriga r., holding the reins with both her hands; in field above, f. SNG ANS 872.

Traces of overstriking on obv. Almost extremely fin
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>>>>Zitat: M. Caccamo Caltabiano, Siracusa ellenistica - Le monete regali di Ierone II (1997),171,171 (these dies)
Pedigree: Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 332 (2017),18
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Lot 11
RSMLQRT. Tetradrachm, about 310-290 B.C. AR 17.16 g. Fast quadriga l., the standing driver holds the reins with his l. hand, kentron in his r. hand; he is crowned by Nike flying r.; below the double exergual line, Rsmlqrt in Punic letters. Rev. Head of Tanit r., crowned with reed, wearing triple ear pendant and necklace; in the field, three dolphins. Jenkins, CPS I,68,60 (this specimen mentioned).

Short flan. Obv. from slightly worn die. Good very fine
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th c., former:
Auction Feuardent Frères, Paris Mai 26-27,1914,157
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Lot 12
MARONEIA. Tetradrachm, 2nd. c. BC. AR 16.69 g. Youthful, diademed head of Dionysos r., crowned with ivy leaves and berries. Rv . dIONYsOY - swTHPOs / MAPwNITwN Youthful Dionysos, naked but for chlamys over l. arm, standing facing, head turned l., holding two short spears in his l. hand, bunch of grapes in his lowered r. hand; at his feet, two monograms. SNG Berry 496 (these dies). Schönert-Geiss, M. 186,1031.3 (this specimen); Scarce.

Good style. Nice old cabinet tone. Minor scratches on obv., otherwise Extremely fine
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th c.; former:
Prof. S. Pozzi collection
Auction Naville & Cie., Geneva 1 (Lucerne 1920),1056


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THASOS. Tetradrachm, about 168-150 BC. AR 16.69 g. Head of youthful Dionysos r., crowned with ivy, the long hair in the back in a knot. Rev. HPAKlEOYs - swTHPOs - qAsiWN Youthful, naked Herakles standing facing, laureate head turned l., lion skin over l. arm, holding upright club with his r. hand; at his r. foot dI. SNG Delepierre 835. SNG Cop. 1038;

Good late Hellenistic style. Nice old tone. Large flan. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th c.; former:
Collection Cl. S. Bement
Auction Naville & Cie, Geneva VI (Lucerne 1924),867
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Lot 14
LYSIMACHUS, king 323-281 BC. Stater, gold, uncertain mint, about 300-280. AV 8.49 g. Head r. of deified Alexander the Great with diadem and ram's horn (of Zeus Ammon). Rev. BAsIlEws - lYsIMAXOY Athena, wearing chiton, peplos and crested Corinthian helmet, seated l. on throne, holding on her outstretched r, hand Nike crowning the royal name, with her l. hand spear leaning against her shoulder, her l. ellbow resting on large round shield; in field l., monogram pA. Very rare variant.

Excellent style. Good extremely fine
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>>Literatur: Auction J. Hirsch, Munich XXV (1909), 251 (this specimen).
Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th. c.; former:
Gustav Philipsen, Copenhague collection
Auction J. Hirsch, Munich XXV (1909),251
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Lot 15
LYSIMACHUS, king 323-281 BC. Tetradrachm, struck in Lysimacheia, about 297-282 BC. AR 17.13 g. Head r. of deified Alexander the Great, wearing royal diadem and ram's horn of Zeus Ammon. Rev. BAsIlEws - lYsIMAXOY Athena, wearing long chiton, peplos and crested Corinthian helmet, seated l. on throne, spear leaning against r. shoulder; her l. arm resting on large round shield at side, decorated with lion head, on her outstretched r. hand, Nike flying l. to crown the king's name; between r. arm and knee, lion head, on throne monogram. Thompson 169,16. SNG Tübingen 954;

Strong portrait. Beautifully toned. Extremely fine
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LYSIMACHUS, king 323-281 BC. Tetradrachm, Alexandria Troas, about 297-282 BC. AR 17.00 g. Head r. of deified Alexander the Great, wearing royal diadem and ram's horn of Zeus Ammon. Rev. BAsIlEws -
lYsIMAXOY Athena, wearing long chiton, peplos and crested Corinthian helmet, seated l. on throne, spear leaning against her r. shoulder; her l. arm resting on large round shield at side, on her outstretched r. hand, Nike flying l. to crown king's name; below the r. hand, monogram, on the seat a second monogram qE. Thompson 177,161.

Strong portrait on high relief. Nice old tone. Extremely fine
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Lot 17
ACANTHUS. Tetradrachm, about 430-390 BC. AR 14.32 g. Lion r., attacking bull kneeling l. Rev. AKA / N / qIO / N around small four-part square with raised, granulated compartments; whole in flat incuse square.

. Desneux 102,141 (these dies); SNG ANS 15. Scarce.

Slightly smoothed surfaces. High relief. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: Auction Auktionshaus H.D. Rauch GmbH, Vienna 74 (2004),119.
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Lot 18
PHILIPPOS II, king 359-336 BC. Stater, posthumous, Pella, about 323-310 BC. AV 8.59 g. Laureate head of Apollo r. Rev. fIlIppOY Fast biga r., the driver, wearing long, sleeveless chiton, holding reins with his l. hand, kentron in his raised r. hand; below the horses forelegs, thunderbolt. Le Rider, Ph. 188,566 (these dies); SNG ANS SNG ANS 188.

Excellent style. With some original luster. Good extremely fine
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Pedigree: Auction Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel 73 (1988),122
Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 328 (2015),29
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Lot 19
PHILIPPUS II, king 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, Pella, about 323-315. AR 14.34 g. Laureate and bearded head r. of Zeus. Rev. fIlIp - pOY Naked youth on mighty horse r., holding reins with his l. hand, palm branch in his r. hand; below, tunderbolt and s. Le Rider, Ph. 67,522 (same dies); SNG ANS 448 (same dies).

A real gem of a coin of outstanding quality with a high relief and a beautiful tone.
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ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Double stater, gold, "Amphipolis", 330-320. AV 17.16 g. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet with triple crest, decorated with snake; she wears an ear-pendant and a necklace. Rev. AlExANdPOY Nike with open wings, wearing long chiton, standing l., holding stylis with her l. hand, wreath in her raised r. hand; in field l., cantharus. Price 107,167. Gulbenkian II, 108,840; Very rare.

High relief. Extremely fine
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