ANCIENT GREEK COINS

10266. SPAIN, CASTULO, 1st c. BC. AE Semis, Burgos 562. 2nd Century BC. Laureate male head to the right. / Bull standing right. Weight: 13.00 gm. diameter: 24 mm. Significantly better than photo, especially the obverse head. Nice contrasting patina.

$165.



8906. LUCANIA, METAPONTUM, 330-300 BC. AR Nomos, Sear 416v. Hd. Demeter l. of fine style/Barley ear, tongs above. AEF.

$250.



9375. LUCANIA, METAPONTUM. AR Obol, Noe 365.1. Hd. Herakles r./Grainear. VF. Scarce.

$150.



9376. LUCANIA, METAPONTUM. AR Obol, Noe 365.1. Hd. Herakles r./Grainear. VF. Scarce.

$150.



3879. LUCANIA, METAPONTUM, 4th-3rd century BC. AE15, Copenhagen 1254. Athena stg. r. with spear and shield/Owl stg. r., hd. facing, META to l. VF. Very rare. Choice example. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection, 1907.

$250.



8186. LUCANIA, THURIOI. AE14. Hd Apollo r./QOU, free horse r, AS before. EF. Considerably better than photo. Scarce.

$185.



4944. SICILY, KEPHALOIDION. 305-280 B.C. Calciati, vol I, pag. 371, n∞3., AE12x16. Hd. Heracles in lionskin r./Pegasos r. VF. Rare. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection, 1907.

$150.



4933. SICILY, MAMERTINI, 200-35 BC. AE22 Tetras. Laureate head of Apollo right; tripod behind / Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm; three vertical rods to left. CNS 46; SNG ANS 455-5 var. (plectrum behind head). VF. Rare. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection, 1907.

$150.



8910. SICILY, SYRACUSE, 344-336 BC. AE Litra, Sear 1189. Hd Athena l./Starfish, 2 dolphins. AVF. Nice patina.

$250.



4057. SICILY, SYRACUSE, UNDER ROMAN RULE, after 212 BC. AE23, Copenhagen 900. Hd. Zeus laur. l./Biga driven by Nike r., crescent above. VF. Rare. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection, 1907.

$250.



4058. SICILY, SYRACUSE, UNDER ROMAN RULE, after 212 BC. AE15, Copenhagen 913. Hd. Persephone r./SURAKOSION within barley wreath. VF. Rare. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection, 1907.

$150.



4959. SICILY, SYRACUSE. after 212 B.C. under Roman Rule. Calciati, vol. II, pag.429, n∞231. SNG Cop. n∞911., AE17. Female hd. r./Female figure with scepter? stg. l. VF. Rare. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection, 1907.

$150.



ARGOLIS

6542. ARGOLIS, ARGOS AE13. Large A/Eight pointed star. VF+. Very rare. Provenance: Ex BCD Collection.

$150.



10455. ARGOLIS, ARGOS AE11. Wolf's head left. Reverse: Large A, helmet facing left. VF. Rare. Ex BCD collection.

$150.



9386. MACEDON, SKIONE, 480-424 BC. AR Tetrobol, Born 1528, Sear_. Young male hd. of hero r./Human eye within incuse. VF. Rare.

$150.



10581. MEGARIS, MEGARA, 270-250 BC. AE12, 1.55 gm. Kroll-Walker 217. MEGA above prow. Reverse: Tripod with dolphins beside it. VF. Ex BCD collection.

$150.



10584. MEGARIS, MEGARA, 307-243 BC. AE13, BMC PlXXI, 9. Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse: MEG within laurel wreath. VF. Ex BCD collection.

$150.



10586. MEGARIS, MEGARA, after 146 BC. AE14. Laureate head right. Reverse: M tripod E. VF. BMC Attica Pl XXI, 16. Ex BCD collection.

$150.



10587. MEGARIS, MEGARA, 307-243 BC. AE14, 2.70 gm. BMC 30 variant (unpublished). Prow with MEG below. Reverse: dolphins either side of tripod. VF. Ex BCD collection.

$150.



10427. THESSALY, LARISSA. Circa 460-420 BC. AR Drachm (20mm, 5.97 g, 9h). Youth wrestling bull right / Bridled horse with trailing rein galloping right; all within incuse square. Herrmann group III, series F, pl. iii, 2 SNG Copenhagen 107 var. (ethnic). Fine, toned, porous, deposits.

$250.



4963. THRACE, LYSIMACHIA, c. 309-220 BC. AE15. Lindgren 873 var (legend arrangement). Lion head right. Reverse: ΛYΣI above and below grain ear. Good VF. Very rare and likely one of the best examples known. Provenance: The Thomas Virzi collection.

$150.



10343. CARIA, MYLASA, EUPOLEMOS, Strategos . 295-280 BC. AE 16mm. 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 -. Good VF.

$150.



7712. CILICIA, TARSOS, MAZALOS Satrap, ca. 361-334 BC. AR Stater, 22 mm, 10.54 g. Sear 5649. Baal of Tarsos std. l./Lion on stag. EF. test cut above lion. Obverse much better than photo.

$450.



10479. IONIA, PHOKAIA, Circa 521-478 BC. AR Diobol (9mm, 1.15 g). Archaic head of Athena(?) left / Quadripartite incuse punch. SNG Copenhagen (Vol. 7) 389-94 (Uncertain coins of Greece and Asia Minor); SNG Kayhan 522. VF, obverse slightly off center. From the N.T. Collection. Ex CNG. A wonderful archaic Greek head.

$250.



10337. LYCIA, PHASELIS, 4th-3rd century BC. AE16, 4.42 g. Prow of galley right. Stern of galley right. ΦAΣ above, dolphin in left field. Cop 123v, Von Aulock 4429v. VF. Nice example. Scarce. VF.

$125.



9379. PAMPHLIA, ASPENDOS. AR20 Drachm, Sear 5385v. Naked horseman (Mopsos, the founder of Aspendos) galloping r. hurling spear/Boar walking r., 3 countermarks. AVF. Rare variant. This type refers to the legend that Mopsos sacrificed a boar to Aphrodite in fulfillment of a vow.

$250.



THE HERO SOLYMOS

10333. PISIDIA, TERMESSOS MAJOR. AE23, Copenhagen 341v. Helmeted portrait bust of the hero Solymos left. Reverse: Solymos seated left. Near VF. Very rare.

$125.



VERY RARE COIN OF TROY

10217. ILLIUM (TROY, Greek Ilion from which Homer's Iliad takes its name) AE 10.4 mm, 1.16 grams. Obverse: Helmeted facing bust. Reverse: Athena Ilias to rt. Choice example for these. Rare.

$150.



9367. JUDAEA, PONTIUS PILATE, 26-36 AD. Lepton, GIC 5622. Three barley ears tied together/Simpulum. VF. Excellent example of this coin struck under the authority of the Roman Procurator who condemned Jesus to the cross.

$175.



11255. CHOICE PERSIA, ACHAEMENID KINGS. 375-340 BC, Siglos, 15 mm, 5.52 g. Obv: Kneeling running king with bow and dagger, Rx: Irregular incuse. Good VF. Well centered on flan. Much better than usual example.

$250.



11350. SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA, ANTIOCHOS HIERAX, 246-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.79 g). Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphlos; monograms in outer fields. SC 379.5a; HGC 9, 128g. VF, lightly toned. A scarcer Seleukid ruler.

$350.