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

Page 1 of 11 (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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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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Lot 3
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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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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:
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Auction Naville & Cie., Geneva 1 (Lucerne 1920),1056


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Lot 13
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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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).
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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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Lot 16
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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Lot 20
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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Lot 21
ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Stater, gold, posthumous, Abydos, about 323-317. AV 8.56 g. Head of Athena r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet decoratet with snake. Rev. AlExANdPOY Nike, wearing sleeveless chiton, standing l., holding wreath in her outstretched r. hand, stylis with her l. hand; in field l., monogram over pentagram, below r. wing, snake erect r.

. Price 229,1523; Thompson, DM II, 51,167.

Good extremely fine
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ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Stater, Memphis, about 332-323 BC. AV 8.54 g. Head of Athena r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with snake. Rev. AlExANdPOY Nike, wearing long, sleeveless chiton, standing facing, head turned l., holding stylis in her l. hand, wreath in her raised r. hand (no symbol or letters). Price 497,3961; SNG Berry 186. Scarce variant without symbol or letters.

Excellent style. High relief on obv. Good extremely fine
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Lot 23
ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, Macedonian Mint (Pella ?), about 280-275. AR 17.01 g. Head of Heracles r., wearing lion skin. Rev. AlExANdPOY Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne with high back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand.; in field l., bunch of grapes and monogram AP, below seat, ivy leaf. Price 146,579. Scarce issue.

Fine cabinet tone. Good style. Extremely fine
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Lot 24
ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, Pella (?), about 275-270. AR 17.01 g. Head of Heracles r., wearing lion skin. Rev. AlExANdPOY Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne with high back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand; in field l., crested Macedonian helmet, below sear, monogram qE. Price 149,623; SNG Oxford 2660.

Toned. High relief. Extremely fine
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ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, Arados,about 328-320. AR 17.13 g. Head of Heracles r., wearing lion skin. Rev. AlExANdPOY - BAsIlEws Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne with high back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand; in field l., Kerykeion, beneath seat A/P. Price 422,3332; SNG Oxford 2991.

Light tone. Short flan. Extremely fine
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ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, Rhodes, about 201-190. AR 16.93 g. Head of Heracles r., wearing lion skin. Rev. AlExANdPOY Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne with high back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand; in field l., dAMATRIOs, below, rose; ethnikon PO beneath seat. Price 319,2521; SNG Oxford 2821.

Light tone. Large, flat flan. Extremely fine
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>>>Zitat: F.S. Kleiner, The Alexander Tetradrachms of Pergamum and Rhodes, ANS MN 17 (1971),108, series X, T (this obv. die).
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ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, Memphis (Egypt), struck by Ptolemy I satrap, about 320-319. AR 17.24 g. Head of Heracles r., wearing lion skin. Rev. AlExANdPOY Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne without back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand; low in field l., Pegasus flying r., beneath seat, monogram. Price 498,3974; Lorber, PCE I, 253,25; SNG Oxford 3140. Scarce issue.

Old cabinet tone. High relief. Short flan. Extremely fine
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Lot 28
ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, struck by Ptolemy I, Alexandria or Memphis, about 316-315. AR 17.24 g. Head of Alexander the Great r., wearing elephant skin and ram's horn (of Zeus Ammon). Rev. AlExANdPOY Zeus, nude to waist, seated l. on throne without back rest, holding eagle on his outstretched r. hand, long sceptre with his l. hand; in field l., thunderbolt, beneath seat, PY. Lorber, PCE I, 254,35; Svoronos, Pt. 5,20. Boston 298,2249. Very rare and of some historical interest.

Old cabinet tone. Very high relief on obv. Graffito X on obv. Almost exremely fine
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ALEXANDROS III THE GREAT, king 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm, posthumous, struck by Ptolemy I, uncertain Egyptian mint** 306-303. AR 15.63 g. Head of Alexander the Great r., wearing diadem, elephant skin and ram's horn (of Zeus Ammon). Rev. AlExANdPOY Athena Promachos, wearing long chiton, peplos over shoulders and arms, advancing r., wearing helmet with crest, holding large round shield with her l., spear in her raised r. hand; in field l., monogram, r. dI over eagle standing r. Lorber, PCE I, 267,79; Svoronos, Pt. 23,142. SNG Cop. 21;

Light cabinet tone. Almost exremely fine
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Tetradrachm, about 168-150 BC. 150. AR 16.71 g. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis within a dotted circle, the hair in the back of the head in a chignon, bow and quiver at shoulder; around, seven stars within a double linear oval; three dots between each star. Rev. MAKEdOnWn - pPwTHs Club to r., above, monogram AP; all within oak wreath; in outer l. field, thunderbolt. SNG Cop. 1311; SNG Oxford 3292.

Short flan. Extremely fine
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Lot 31
DAMASTION. Tetradrachm, about 350-300 BC. AR 13.51 g. Laureate head of Apollo r. Rev.
dAMAsT on a base supporting a tripod; in field, KHfI - INwN. May, Damastion 87,56 (this specimen, illustrated on pl. IV); Winterthur I, 166,1765. Rare issue.

Light old tone. Better style than usual. Sharply struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine
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Baric Collection, Belgrad.

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Lot 32
PYRRHOS, king 295-272 BC. Tetradrachm, struck in Lokroi Epizephyrioi (Bruttium), about 295. AR 16.96 g. Bearded head l. of Zeus Dodona, crowned with oak wreath, the long hair falling down neck; below truncation, A. Rev. BAsIlEws - pYPPOY Dione, wearing long chiton and peplos, seated l. on large throne with high backrest, wearing polos; she is holding in her r. hand long transverse sceptre crowned with lotos, with her raised l. hand, she raises as a veil the upper end of the cloak. Boston 127,944 (same obv. die); Jameson Coll. III,63,2053 (this specimen, illustrated on pl. CX) Very rare.

Excellent hellenistic style. High relief on obv. Light old tone. Extremely fine.
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Pedigree: From an old Swiss Collection started in the 19th c.; former:
R. Jameson Collection
Auction J. Hirsch, Munich XXXII (1912), 475
Auction Adolph Hess AG, Lucerne - AG Leu & Co., Zurich 27 March 1956 (Lucerne), 288

>>>Literatur: J. Babelon, Le roi Pyrrhos, ANS Centennial Publication (1958),61 B (this specimen mentioned).
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Lot 33
ANAKTORION. Stater, about 320-280 BC. AR 8.53 g. Pegasus flying r., below, monogram AN. Rev. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet with large neck-guard; in field l., within laurel wreath, tripod on base inscribed ANA. BCD, Acarnania 116,2 (same rev. die); Calciati, Pegasi II, 493,33/1 (same obv. die).

Obv. good very fine. Rev. Extremely fine
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Lot 34
LEUKAS. Stater, about 490 - 480 B.C. AR 8.52 g. Bridled Pegasos with curved wings flying l., below l Rev. Within shallow incuse square, Athena head r., wearing crestless Corinthian helmet, earring and necklace, the long hair falling down neck and tied into a queue. Calciati, Pegasi II,390,10; SNG Lockett 2271. Pozzi 1765; Scarce.

Old cabinet tone. Short, oval flan. Good very fine
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Lot 35
THEBES. Stater, about 425-400 BC. AR 11.57 g. Boeotian shield. Rev. q - E Volute - Krater, all within shallow incuse square. BCD, Boeotia 387; SNG Delepierre 1357. SNG Cop. 285;

Dark tone. Slightly irregular flan. Close to extremely fine
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Lot 36
ATHENS. Tetradrachm, about 440-430 BC. AR 17.06 g. Head of Athena r., wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with tendril and three olive leaves; she wears a disc-shaped earring and a necklace. Rev. AqE Owl standing r., head facing; behind, crescent and olive fruit with two leaves; all within shallow incuse square.
. SNG Delepierre 1426; Svoronos, A. pl. 14,21.

Nicely toned. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 327 (2014),38
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Lot 37
CORINTH. Stater, about 350-330 BC. AR 8.60 g. Pegasus flying l., below k Rev. Head of Athena l., wearing laureate Corinthian helmet with large neck-guard; behind, aegis; below, at neck, A - P. Calciati, Pegasi I, 262,427; Ravel II, 252,1009; SNG Lockett 2096.

Extremely fine
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Lot 38
SICYON. Stater, about 330 BC. AR 12.27 g. sE Chimaera moving l., r. paw raised; in field above, wreath. Rev. Dove flying l., below head, I; all within olive wreath. BMC 56; Traité , pl. CCXX,12. BCD, Peloponnesos I, 219. Well centred.

Good extremely fine
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Pedigree: The Osaka Collection
Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 334 (2018),62
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Lot 39
PRUSIAS II, king 183-149 BC. Tetradrachm. AR 16.85 g. Head of Prusias r., wearing winged diadem. Rev. BAsIlEws - pPOYsIOY Zeus, wearing cloak, standing l., holding long sceptre with his l. hand, crowning king's name with his raised r. hand; in the field, eagle on thunderbolt l. over two mongrams. RG I/2,221,10b.

Large flan. Nice old cabinet toning. Almost extremely fine
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Lot 40
LAMPSAKOS. Stater, gold, about 350-340 BC. AV 8.32 g. Bearded head of Dionysos l., crowned with ivy. Rev. Forepart of winged horse in a shallow incuse square r.
. Baldwin 26,22 (these dies); SNG BN Paris 1149 (these dies); Babelon, Traité pl. CLXXI,20 (these dies). Very rare.

Surfaces slightly polished. Extremely fine
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Lot 41
PERGAMON. Cistophoric tetradrachm, about 139-136 BC. AR 12.64 g. Cista mystica with half open lid, from which a serpent issues to l.; all within ivy wreath. Rev. Two coiled serpents with heads erect; between them, an ornamented bow-case with a strung bow; in field l., city-monogram, r., crested Macedonian helmet l. Kleiner/Noe 33,Series 25b,82e (same obv. die). Scarce issue.

Light tone. Large flan. Extremely fine
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Lot 42
EPHESOS. Tetradrachm, about 390-380 BC. AR 14.78 g. E - f Bee. Rev. Forepart of stag kneeling r., head turned l. towards palm tree; in front, magistrate's name APIAlqHs. Karwiese II,53,196 (this specimen mentioned). Hecatomnus Hoard 103,24 (these dies); Boston 233,1823; Scarce magistrate's name.

Toned. Slightly rough surfaces. Good very fine
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Pedigree: Auction Giessener Münzhandlung D. Gorny GmbH, Munich 13 (1979),130.
Auction Münzhandlung G. Hirsch Nachfolger, Munich 159 (1988),327.
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Lot 43
MILETUS. Tetradrachm, about 360-340 BC. 15.14 g. AR 15.14 g. Laureate head of Apollo l., hair falling down neck in thick strands. Rev. Lion walking l., head turned r.; above, star with eight rays, in field l., city-monogram MI; in exergue, magistrate's name dHMAINOs. Deppert-Lipiz 138, 69 (this specimen); Pixodaros H. 206, 2 (this specimen). Rare.

Excellent late classical style. Obv. Good very fine. Rev. Extremely fine
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Pedigree: Pixodaros Hoard (CH 9,421)
Collection Dr. H. Maag
Auction F. Sternberg, Zurich X (1980),118
Auction Münzhandlung Dr. B. Peus Nachf., Francfort/M. 407 (2012),557
Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 330 (2016),13
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Lot 44
CHIOS. Didrachm, about 500-480 BC. AR 7.79 g. On a disc, Sphinx with curved wings seated l., in front, bunch of grapes with tendril over amphora. Rev. Four-part incuse square with thick bars. Baldwin, Chios 18,19 (these dies ?); SNG Lockett 2858. Very rare.

Old cabinet tone. Short, thick flan. Good very fine
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Lot 45
SIDE. Stater, about 490 - 480 BC. AR 10.67 g. Pomegranate within cable border. Rev. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet, disc-shaped earring and necklace, the hair falling down neck; within deep incuse square. Atlan 65,16 (these dies); SNG v. Aulock 4762; Gulbenkian II 96,793; Weber Coll. 582,7353 (these dies). Rare early issue.

Nice old cabinet toning. Oval flan. Good very fine
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Lot 46
SIDE. Tetradrachm, about 200-180 BC. AR 17.02 g. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet with triple crest. Rev. Nike flying l., wearing long, sleeveless chiton and himation, holding wreath in her outstretched r. hand; in the field, dEI - NO, l. pomegranate. SNG BN Paris 677; SNG v. Aulock 4787.

Nice old cabinet tone. Well centered. Extremely fine
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Lot 47
UNCERTAIN MINTS. Trihemiobol (?), 4th c. BC. AR 0.99 g. Janiform head, bearded male head on the l., female head r. Rev. Three faced bearded male head. SNG Levante 201 - 202. Very rare.

Nice old tone. Extremely fine
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Lot 48
SELEUCUS I NICATOR, king 321-280 BC. Tetradrachm, Susa, about 305-295. AR 17.08 g. Head r. of deified Alexander the Great, wearing helmet covered with panther skin, lion skin around neck, helmet with bulls ear and horn. Rev. BAsIlEws - sElEYKOY Nike, wearing long chiton, open wings, standing r. crowning trophy; low in field l. and centre, monograms. SC I, 71, 173.4. Newell, ESM 156,426; Houghton Coll. 102,1023;

Good very fine
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Lot 49
ANTIOCHOS I SOTER, king 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm, Seleucia on the Tigris. AR 17.06 g. Head r., wearing royal diadem. Rev. BAsIlEws - ANT IOXOY Apollo, nude, seated l. on omphalos covered with cloak, holding arrow in his r. hand, bow in his lowered l. hand; l. and r. in field, monograms. SC I, 139,379.3c. Newell, ESM 57,155; Houghton Coll. 97,952;

Nice old tone. High relief. Striking portrait. Extremey fine
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Lot 50
Uncertain Kings. Daric, gold, about 480-440 BC. AV 8.41 g. The bearded Great King running r., wearing kidaris, holding bow in his outstretched l. hand, transverse sceptre in his r. hand. Rev. Oblong incuse. BMC pl. 25,12; SNG Berry 1447.

Extremely fine
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