ANCIENT GREEK COINS

23 SCARCE GREEK SILVER COINS $2300
Provenance: All coins purchased from US dealers in the early 2000's or before.

9416. ASIA, ROMAN PROVINCE OF, C. FABIUS PROCONSUL, 57-56 BC. AR Cistophoric tetradrachm, Sear 5151var. Cista mystica containing serpent within ivy wreath./ Two coiled serpents either side of bowcase, EUHNOS HRWDOY. The magistrates name also appears on "proconsular cistophori" in the name of C. Fabius. Ref.: Gerd R. Stumpf, Numismatische Studien zur Chronologie der Roemischen Statthalter in Kleinasien. VF. Rare. Nice bright shiny surface with good metal much better than image shows.

$249.

8047. MACEDONIAN KINGS, 185-168 BC, AR Tetrobol, 2.38 gm, Plant 2204. MA KE on Macedonian shield, club at center./Macedonian helmet. EF. Much superior to image with sharp clear devices, esp. the helmet.

$149.

9405. THESSALY, LARISSA, 350-325BC. Drachm, Sear 2120v. Facing hd. nymph Larissa/Horse grazing. VF. Iridescent toning.

$149.

7916. THESSALY, THE PERRHAIBOI, 480-400 BC. AR Obol. Free horse r./Athena advancing r. within incuse square. F+. Very rare. A beautifully animated Greek Hoplite runner.

$129.

7923. SCYTHIAN KINGS, c. 130-100 BC. AR Drachm, Mitchiner 337 for the type. Male hd. r./Cornucopia. VF. Very rare. Further attribution to king appreciated.

$129.

10445. EUBOEA, HISTIAIA. AR Hemidrachm 3rd century BC. 1.4 g to 1.8 grams. ~1.3 cm. Nymph of Histiaia right wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph seated on stern of galley. SEAR 2496. Good VF. Good metal. Considerably sharper and better than out of focus photo and superior to most offered.

$149.

10447. EUBOEA, HISTIAIA. AR Hemidrachm 3rd century BC. 1.4 g to 1.8 grams. ~1.3 cm. Nymph of Histiaia right wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph seated on stern of galley. SEAR 2496. Good VF. Good metal. Considerably sharper and better than out of focus photo and superior to most offered.

$129.

9395. SELEUCID KINGS, PHILIP PHILADELPHOS, 93-83 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Hd. r./Zeus enthroned holding Nike. VF.

$100.

9378. ATTICA, ATHENS, ca. 4th century BC. AR Tetradrachm. Hd. Athena r./Owl stg. VF. Old cabinet toning. Inexpensive example of the famous Athenian 'Owl', one of the standard currencies of ancient Greece.

$399.

6506. CORINTHIAN SILVER STATER, c. 350-300 BC. EF. Winged Pegasus flying left. / Helmeted head of Athena left. Surface better than image shows. These silver staters, or 'colts' as they were known in ancient Greece, were one of the most famous and widely used coins of the ancient world. They were the standard currency of the city state of Corinth and its allied cities. About the size of a nickel but pure silver. VF.

$499.

6507. CORINTHIAN SILVER STATER, c. 350-300 BC. EF. Winged Pegasus flying left. / Helmeted head of Athena left. Surface better than image shows. These silver staters, or 'colts' as they were known in ancient Greece, were one of the most famous and widely used coins of the ancient world. They were the standard currency of the city state of Corinth and its allied cities. About the size of a nickel but pure silver. VF.

$499.

6500. CORINTHIAN SILVER STATER, c. 350-300 BC. EF. Winged Pegasus flying left. / Helmeted head of Athena left. Surface better than image shows. These silver staters, or 'colts' as they were known in ancient Greece, were one of the most famous and widely used coins of the ancient world. They were the standard currency of the city state of Corinth and its allied cities. About the size of a nickel but pure silver. VF.

$349.

6509. CORINTHIAN SILVER STATER, c. 350-300 BC. EF. Winged Pegasus flying left. / Helmeted head of Athena left. Surface better than image shows. These silver staters, or 'colts' as they were known in ancient Greece, were one of the most famous and widely used coins of the ancient world. They were the standard currency of the city state of Corinth and its allied cities. About the size of a nickel but pure silver. VF.

$349.

6076. CARIAN SATRAPS, PIXODAROS, 340-334 BC. AR Didrachm, Sear 4966. Laur. hd. Apollo 3/4 face to r./Zeus Labraundos stg. r. holding double axe. VF+. MUCH BETTER THAN PHOTO.

$129.

6528. CARIA, PIXODARUS, 340-334BC. AR Didrachm, Hd.533. Hd. Apollo 3/4 r./Zeus with dbl axe & staff. VF. Old cabinet toning. Scarce.

$149.

6532. LYCIAN LEAGUE, MASIKYTES, 1st cent. BC. AR Hemidrachm, .86gm, S5299. Hd Artemis r./Bowcase in incuse. EF.

$129.

6536. MYSIA, PERGAMON, 330-284BC. AR Diobol, 1.23gm. S3941. Hd Herakles/Athena promachos. VF. Rare.

$89.

8045. MACEDON, ALEXANDER THE GREAT, 336-323 BC. AR Drachm. Head young Herakles wearing lionskin r./Zeus enthroned l. EF.

$199.

8046. MACEDON, ALEXANDER THE GREAT, 336-323 BC. AR Drachm. Head young Herakles wearing lionskin r./Zeus enthroned l. EF.

$149.

6513. MACEDON, OLYNTHOS. SILVER AR Tetrobol, Hd186. Hd Apollo l./Lyre. VF. Old cabinet toning. Much better than photo.

$149.

10449. EUBOEA, HISTIAIA. AR Hemidrachm 3rd century BC. 1.4 g to 1.8 grams. ~1.3 cm. Nymph of Histiaia right wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph seated on stern of galley. SEAR 2496. Good VF. Good metal. Considerably sharper and better than out of focus photo and superior to most offered.

$189.

10450. EUBOEA, HISTIAIA. AR Hemidrachm 3rd century BC. 1.4 g to 1.8 grams. ~1.3 cm. Nymph of Histiaia right wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph seated on stern of galley. SEAR 2496. Good VF. Good metal. Considerably sharper and better than out of focus photo and superior to most offered.

$129.

10452. EUBOEA, HISTIAIA. AR Hemidrachm 3rd century BC. 1.4 g to 1.8 grams. ~1.3 cm. Nymph of Histiaia right wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph seated on stern of galley. SEAR 2496. Good VF. Good metal. Considerably sharper and better than out of focus photo and superior to most offered.

$129.



25 SCARCE GREEK BRONZE COINS $1000
Provenance: All coins purchased from US dealers in the early 2000's or before.

9363. SELEUKID KINGS, TRYPHON, 142-138 BC. AE18, Sear 7089. His diademed hd. r./Spiked Macedonian helmet ornamented with ibex horn. VF+. Scarce. Superior example better than photo.

$149.

8577. PONTOS, AMISOS, 2nd-1st century BC. Aegis with Gorgon's head at center/Nike adv. r. carrying palm. EF. Superior example with clear Gorgon head.

$149.

VERY RARE CITY AND COIN

7201. PISIDIA, KOMAMA, 1st century BC. AE15, see Sear 5451 for a similar coin. Bearded male hd. Zeus? r./Lion bounding l., KO in ex. EF. Choice examples of a very rare coin from a very rare city. Seldom offered.

$99.

VERY RARE CITY AND COIN

7202. PISIDIA, KOMAMA, 1st century BC. AE15, see Sear 5451 for a similar coin. Bearded male hd. Zeus? r./Lion bounding l., KO in ex. EF. Choice examples of a very rare coin from a very rare city. Seldom offered.

$79.

10334. PISIDIA, ETENNA, Imperial times. AE17, Plant 2567. Obverse: Curved long handled pruning knife; ET-EN to the sides. Reverse: Female figure, perhaps a maenad, holding a snake. VF.

< $89.

10336. PISIDIA, ISINDA, 2nd-1st century BC. AE 19mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / Horseman galloping right, spearing serpent; A (date) behind. SNG France 1576; Lindgren and Kovacs 1320. Scarce.

$60.

10346. RARE SMALL DENOMINATION CARIA, MYLASA, EUPOLEMOS, Strategos . 295-280 BC. AE 14mm. Three overlapping Macedonian shields, the outer two with spearheads in the center / EUPO-LEMOU, sword in a sheath; labrys left. SNG Helsinki 223-224; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Caria pg. 128, 1-3; SNG von Aulock -; Laffaille -. VF.

$129.

10345. CARIA, MYLASA, EUPOLEMOS, Strategos . 295-280 BC. AE 18mm. Three overlapping Macedonian shields, the outer two with spearheads in the center / EUPO-LEMOU, sword in a sheath; labrys left. SNG Helsinki 223-224; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Caria pg. 128, 1-3; SNG von Aulock -; Laffaille -. VF.

$79.

10341. MACEDON, KINGS, KASSANDER, 316-297 BC. AE Unit - 18mm. Helmet with cheek guards / BASILEWS left, KASSANDROU right; spear head. SNG Copenhagen 1163; Laffaille 315; SNG Tubingen 1171. VF.

$129.

10339. MACEDON, KINGS, KASSANDER, 316-297 BC. AE Unit - 16mm. Helmet with cheek guards / BASILEWS left, KASSANDROU right; spear head. SNG Copenhagen 1163; Laffaille 315; SNG Tubingen 1171. VF.

$79.

THE LARGEST GREEK COIN EVER STRUCK

10317. EGYPT, PTOLEMY II, 285-246 BC. AE46, ~90 g., Sear 7782. Laur. hd. Zeus Ammon r./Eagle stg. l. on thunderbolt looking back, E monogram between legs of eagle. VF. Nice example of this largest of the Ptolemaic bronze coins and one of the largest and heaviest ancient coins struck.

$499.

4969. PHOENICIA, ARADOS, 140-120 BC. AE15. Jugate heads of Zeus and Hera right. Reverse: Prow right with small figure of Athena; Phoenician inscription around. NOTE: Reverse photo is upside down. VF. Scarce. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection.

$249.

9366. PHOENICIA, ASCALON, Imperial times, AE15, Head of Tyche r. /Galley r. (Coins of the Holy Land, The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at the American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum, Ascalon no. 73). Year 176 = 72/3 CE. Choice example of this normally poorly preserved coinage.

$149.

7729. SELEUKID KINGS, ANTIOCHOS VI, 145-142 BC. AE 24 serratus, Sear 7081. Hd. of Antiochos as Dionysos r., radiate and wreathed with ivy/Elephant l. EF. Excellent example with nice patina. Scarce.

$89.

9365. SELEUKID KINGS, ANTIOCHOS IX, 113-95 BC. AE19, BMC 16, Sear 7170. Diademed hd. r./Winged thunderbolt. VF+. Scarce. Nice example.

$129.

9359. TROAS, ALEXANDRIA TROAS, Imperial times. AE21, BMC42v. Turreted hd. city goddess r./Genius of Alexandria Troas? stg. l. holding Nike. EF. Nice example.

$89.

VERY RARE CITY AND COIN

7200. PISIDIA, KOMAMA, 1st century BC. AE15, see Sear 5451 for a similar coin. Bearded male hd. Zeus? r./Lion bounding l., KO in ex. EF. Choice examples of a very rare coin from a very rare city. Seldom offered.

$149.

VERY RARE CITY AND COIN

7203. PISIDIA, KOMAMA, 1st century BC. AE15, see Sear 5451 for a similar coin. Bearded male hd. Zeus? r./Lion bounding l., KO in ex. EF. Choice examples of a very rare coin from a very rare city. Seldom offered.

$89.

7725. PHRYGIA, ABBAITIS, Mid 2nd century BC. AE20, Sear 5096. Laur hd. Zeus r./Thunderbolt within oak-wreath. VF. Rare city.

$89.

9355. IONIA, PHOKAIA, 3rd-2nd century BC. AE18, BMC 109, Sear 4538. Hd. Athena r./Griffin walking r., one of the caps of the Dioskouroi in upper field to l. EF. Scarce. Choice example.

$89.

10456. ARGOLIS, ARGOS AE12. Wolf's head left. Reverse: Large A; plumed helmet facing. VF. Rare. Ex BCD collection.

$129.

10273. THESSALY, LARISSA, 360-325 BC. AE 17 mm., 3.03 g. Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa in style looking right. Reverse: LARISEON above and below a horse with nose to ground and left foreleg raised pawing or getting ready to roll right. VF.

$89.

10342. MACEDON, KINGS, KASSANDER, 316-297 BC. AE Unit - 19mm. Helmet with cheek guards / BASILEWS left, KASSANDROU right; spear head. SNG Copenhagen 1163; Laffaille 315; SNG Tubingen 1171. VF.

$69.

10344. CARIA, MYLASA, EUPOLEMOS, Strategos . 295-280 BC. AE 19mm. Three overlapping Macedonian shields, the outer two with spearheads in the center / EUPO-LEMOU, sword in a sheath; labrys left. SNG Helsinki 223-224; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Caria pg. 128, 1-3; SNG von Aulock -; Laffaille -. VF.

$49.

8911. BOEOTIA, THESPIAI, 146-27 BC. AE14, BMC 26. Veiled female hd r./Lyre. F+. Rare.

$60.