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                                               ANCIENT GREEK COINS (Cont.)

                                                       (In alphabetical order)

 

                        

432. THRACE, Abdera. Circa 350-323 BC. (15mm, 2.49 gm, 10h). Obv: Griffin lying right on club; (ΘE) below. Rev: Male head right within linear square. AMNG 219; SNG Copenhagen 374 var. (letters on obv.).....................(Image) $40

                        

433. CILICIA, Adana.  ca 2nd-1st century BC. AE (16mm, 4.12 gm, 12h). Obv: Veiled head of Demeter right, wearing stephane. Rev: ΑΔΑΝΕΩΝ, horse cantering left; monogram to left and below. Rare. Unlisted. Cf. SNG PfPs 16-22.............................................................................................................(Image) $195
See Asia Minor Coins for another example:
http://www.asiaminorcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=5422

                        

434. CILICIA, Aigeai. Circa 160-130 BC. (14mm, 3.54 gm, 12h). Obv: Turreted head of Tyche right. Rev: Horse's head left; For type, see; SNG Levante 1639 = Bloesch 34; SNG France 2283; SNG von Aulock 5442. No monograms visible here. Black patina with earthen highlights..........................................(Image) $245

                        

435. PONTOS, Amisos. 120-63 BC. (20mm, 8.07 gm, 10h). Time of Mithradates VI, circa 85-65 BC. Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right; monogram to left, ΑΜΙΣΟΥ below. SNG BM Black Sea 1220. SNG Copenhagen 135. Glossy dark green, patina with earthen highlights.........................................................................(Image) $135

                        

436. SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue. temp. Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. (20mm, 5.03 gm, 12h). Dated year 44 of the Actian Era (13/4 AD). Obv: Laureate head of Jupiter right. Rev: Ram leaping right, head left; star above, ΔM (date) below. McAlee 99; RPC I 4269........(Image) $85

                        

437. SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Augustus, 31 BC-14 AD. Dichalkon (17mm, 4.67 gm, 12h). Dated year 35 of the Actian Era (AD 4/5). Obv: Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. Rev: Tripod topped with three laurel branches, sides of bowl are faces in profile; E-Λ (date) flanking. Thunderbolt in exergue. Like McAlee 92; RPC I 4263; SNG Copenhagen 94. except thunderbolt in exergue. VF, glossy dark black patina with earthen highlights....................................................(Image) $95

                        

438. SYRIA, Seleukis and Pieria. Antioch. 1st century BC. Tetrachalkon (20mm, 7.53 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: Zeus Nikephoros seated left on throne, holding Nike and scepter; [IΓ (date)] ΔΙ on this example in exergue. See MacAlee 37 for type. Glossy black patina. Near EF, but off-center strike............................................................................................(Image) $95

                        

439. PHRYGIA, Apameia. 133-48 BC Tetrachalkon (21mm, 6.69 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: AΠA(ME), cult statue of Artemis Anaitis facing; magistrates HPAKΛE[I] and EΓΛΟ. BMC 67; SNG Cop 183; SNG von Aulock 3470; SNG Muenchen 123. Glossy brown/black patina..........(Image) $95

                        

440. SYRIA. Seleukis and Pieria. Apameia. 1st century BC. Dated year 8 of the Pompeian era (57/6 BC). (22mm, 5.74 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: ΑΠΑΜΕΙΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΙΕΡΑΣ / ΚΑΙ ΑΣVΛΟV. Elephant standing right; date H to right. MH in exergue. HGC 9, 1420? VF. A few spots of green corrosion, but not active "bronze disease"...........................................................(Image) $165

                        

441. PHOENICIA, Arados, 129-128 BC. AE (17mm, 3.46gm, 12h), denomination C. Obv: Jugate, braided, bearded head of Zeus and Astarte or Hera, wearing stephane, facing right, dotted border. Rev: Prow of galley left with Athena figurehead (partly off flan), holding wreath in right, trident in left;  Phoenician letters nun (N) & aleph () above, Aradian era date 131 below. See SNG Cop 68-69 for type, but different dates. Excellent glossy black patina with earthen deposits..................................................................................................(Image) $225

                        

442. PHOENICIA, Arados, AE (17mm, 7.56 gm, 12h). Obv:Turreted head of Tyche, right. Rev: Prow of galley left. Below prow, Era date 48 or 212-211 B.C with control letters ayin & daleph above (not visible here). Duyrat 2005 No.1655, possible die match (Beyrouth, AUB museum). Duyrat lists this type as srie 3. Extremely rare, per an expert on coins of Arados...........(Image) $145

                        

443. PHOENICIA, Arados. Circa 206/5-52/1 BC. (17mm, 3.67 gm, 12h). Dated CY 104 (156/5 BC). Obv: Head of Zeus right. Rev: Ram of prow left; Phoenician letters above; date below. Duyrat 1848-9; HGC 10, 88; DCA 767? Alternatively, BMC 121, dated CY 111?........................................................................(Image) $80

                        

444. AIOLIS, Boione Circa 4th century BC. (10mm, 1.13 gm, 2h). Obv: Female head right. Rev: BOIΩN(TIKΩN) Bull standing right. BMC__; SNG Copenhagen 29; SNG von Aulock 7678; SNG Tbingen__; SNG Mnchen 381; SNG Turkey I__; Klein__. Extremely Rare...........................................(Image) $185

                        

445. Another, but rev. legend ΒΙΟΙΩΝΙ... (11mm, 1.51 gm, 2h).......(Image) $185

                        

446. THRACE, Cherronesos. c. 300-200 BC. (23mm, 5.95 gm, 6h). Obv:Artemis spearing stag. Rev:XEP, Bull butting left. SNG Cop 9-11. Apparently quite scarce........................................................................(Image) $145

                        

447. IONIA, Kolophon. Circa 320-294 BC. (18mm, 5.73 gm, 10h). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev: ΚΟΛ Horseman riding right, holding lance; lyre behind; below, magistrate ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΦΑΝΥΣ. SNG Cop 163; BMC__; von Aulock__. Lustrous black patina..........................................................(Image) $185

                        

448. AEOLIS, Elaia. 2nd-1st C. BC. (14mm, 3.34 gm, 12h). Obv: Head of Demeter r., wearing grain wreath. Rev: Torch within grain wreath. SNG Copenhagen 182; SNG von Aulock 7685............................................(Image) $45

                        

449. CILICIA, Elaiussa Sebaste. c. 100 BC. (21mm, 6.26 gm, 11h). Obv:
Av: Diademed head of Poseidon right; monogram to left. Rev: EΛAIOYΣIΩN, Nike walking left holding wreath. Monograms in left field. SNG Cop 417. BMC S. 234,6. Excellent dark green patina, but reverse mostly impacted by soil deposits..................................................................................................(Image) $210

                        

450. TROAS, Gargara. 4th century BC. (9mm, 0.60 g, 2h). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev: ΓΑΡ above horse running right. SNG Ashmolean 1136 var. (grapes below horse); SNG Copenhagen 3269. Amazing art work on a coin so tiny...........................................................................................(Image) $75

                       

451. CARIA, Halikarnassos. Early 2nd century BC (?). (10 mm, 1.44 gm, 9h). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo left. Rev: (ΑΛΙ), eagle flying left, lyre beneath. Like BMC 19, except eagle flies right here. Extremely rare and beautiful little gem. Glossy black patina with some soil deposits............................(Image) $325

                      

452. CARIA, Halikarnassos. 1st century BC. (19 mm, 8.53 gm, 12h).Obv: Diademed head of Poseidon, right. Rev: AΛIKAP clockwise to left and APICTO counter-clockwise to r.; veiled female figure standing l., holding patera (?) in r. hand and cornucopia (?) in left. Border of dots. BMC p.109, 76......(Image) $185

                       

453. Mesopotamia, Hatra. Early-mid 2nd century AD. AE (25 mm, 12.34 gm, 12h). Obv: Radiate head of sun god Shamash right. Rev: Large inverted S C; above, eagle standing right, head left, with wings spread; all within laurel wreath. Slocum Series 1, Walker type A; SNG Cop 232...................(Image) SOLD

                        

454. LYDIA, Hermocapelia. c. 1st century AD. (17mm, 2.57 gm, 6h). Obv: IEPA CVNKΛHTOC. Draped bust of Roman Senate right. Rev: EPMOKAΠHΛITΩN, draped and turreted bust of Roma r. von Aulock 2943.........................................................................................................(Image) $95

                        

455. CILICIA, Hieropolis-Kastabala (200-30 BC). (20mm, 3.56 gm, 12h).
Obv: Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. Rev: ΙΕΡΟ/ΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ - ΤΩΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΤΩΙ / ΠΥΡΑΜΩΙ, River-god Pyramos swimming right, holding eagle in right hand. SNG BN 2215..................................................................(Image) $135

                        

456. MYSIA, Adramytion. Orontes/Orantas. Satrap of Mysia, circa 357-352 BC. (12mm, 1.80 gm, 10h). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: Forepart of Pegasos right. Troxell, Orontes 2; SNG France 1163-4 corr. (legend; Lampsakos)............................................................................................(Image) $160

                        

457. Another. (12mm, 1.24 g, 12h)...................................................(Image) $160

                        

458. Another, but a variety of Troxell, 2?  (11mm, 1.54 gm, 1h)...(Image) $175

                        

459. TROAS, Ilium. Time of Augustus. 27 BC-14 AD. Struck 29-19 BC. (14mm, 1.72 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right. Rev: ΙΛΙ, Athena Ilias standing right; uncertain control mark before. Cf. Bellinger T107-11; cf. RPC 2300-4........................................................................(Image) $125

                        

460. MOESIA, Kallatis. 3rd-2nd century BC. (15mm, 2.44 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted bust of Athena right. Rev: Round shield, bow left, dagger right. AMNG I 269 var.; SNG BM Black Sea__; SNG Stancomb__. Good VF, Green patina. Rare............................................................................................(Image) $325

                        

461. IONIA, Klazomenai. Mid-late 4th century BC. (10mm, 1.36 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: ΚΛΑ, head of Ram, right. BMC 22, 43; SNG Copenhagen 29; von Aulock__. Extremely rare..................(Image) $295

                        

462.  CILICIA. Korykos. Circa 1st Century BC. (21mm, 6.38 gm, 12h). Obv: Turreted head of Tyche right; ΣA behind. Rev: Hermes standing left, holding phiale and caduceus; YB/ME left. SNG Levante 791 var. (letters); SNG France 1094; SNG Copenhagen 119 var. (same); SNG von Aulock 5679 var. (same); BMC Lycaonia etc. pg. 66, 1 var. (same).............................................(Image) $95

                        

463. AEOLIS, Kyme. Circa 350-250 BC. (16mm, 4.55 gm, 12h). Dionysios, magistrate. Obv: Eagle standing right. ΔΙΟΝΥCΙΟC (magistrate) behind. Rev: K-Y, one-handled vase. SNG Copenhagen 50.....................................(Image) $220

                        

464. MYSIA, Kyzikos. 3rd century BC. (13mm, 1.31 gm, 6h). Head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sphendone covered with a veil, wearing wreath of grain ears. monogram/letter to lower left. Rev: Tripod; below, tunny left; grape bunch to left. BMC 143, except for the  monogram/letter to lower left of Kore. SNG France 430 var. (monogram). Dark black patina..........................(Image) $55

                        

465. MYSIA, Kyzikos. 3rd century BC. (18mm, 4.88 gm, 11h). Obv: Head of Kore Soteira right, hair in sphendone covered with a veil, wearing wreath of grain ears. Rev: K  Y/Ζ  Ι, Tripod, rose(?) to far right; below, tunny left; Α to lower left of tripod. BMC 139.................................................................(Image) $95

                        

466. MYSIA, Lampsakos. 350-250 BC. (18mm, 5.95 gm, 6h). 4th-3rd cent BC. Obv: (ΛΑΜ), laureate female head right, wearing earring and necklace, within dotted circle. Rev: ΨΑ, forepart of Pegasos right. Highly artistic renditions on obverse and reverse. Beautiful olive-green patina, BMC 55. EF, but weak strike on parts of obverse and reverse. Rare...............................................(Image) $275

                        

467.  MYSIA, Lampsakos. 350-250 BC. (14mm, 3.63 gm, 8h). 4th-3rd cent BC. Obv: (ΛΑΜ?), Helmeted head of Athena, right. Rev: ΨΑ, forepart of Pegasos right, dolphin, right below. BMC__. Like BMC 63, except helmeted head of Athena, right. SNG Cop__; von Aulock__. Quite rare.......................(Image) $125

                        

468. Another.  (18mm, 6.83 gm, 12h). Glossy black patina..........(Image) $125

                        

469. MYSIA. Lampsakos. 4th-3rd centuries BC. (11mm, 0.98 gm, 3h). Obv: Corinthian Helmet, right, ΛA below. Rev: Forepart of Pegasos, right, within dotted border. Weber 5115...................................................................(Image) $110

                        

470. IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Eukles and Kratinos, magistrates. (18mm, 5.80 gm, 11h). Obv: Bust of Artemis right; bow and quiver over shoulder. Rev: MAΓNHTΩN EYKΛHΣ KPATINOΣ, Nike advancing right with palm and wreath. BMC 46.................................(Image) $85

                        

471. THRACE. Maroneia. Circa 398-346 BC. (16mm, 3.92 gm, 6h). Obv: Horse prancing right; below, monogram. Rev: ΜΑΡ - ΩΝΙ - ΤΩΝ. Legend around grape arbor within linear square border; below, monogram. Evelpidis 962-3; SNG Copenhagen 632; Schnert-Geiss, Maroneia 721-923; BMC__..(Image) $95

                        

472. LYCIA, Masikytes. 1st century BC. (19mm, 2.93 gm, 1h). Obv: Head of Apollo right. Rev: Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver behind. Troxell 224; SNG Copenhagen 101-102....................................................................(Image) $125

                        

473. MEGARIS, Megara. Circa 350-275 BC. Dichalkon (16mm, 2.68 gm, 12h). Obv: Prow of galley left on which stands a tripod, right; trident above. Rev: ΜΕΓ within two dolphins swimming in circle. BCD Peloponnesos 11; Agora 643. BMC 22. Glossy dark black patina...............................................(Image) $245

                        

474. THRACE, Mesembria. Circa 350 BC. (18mm, 1.09 gm, 5h). Obv: Crested Corinthian helmet facing. Rev: M-E-Σ-A, wheel with four spokes. Karayotov pl. I, 11; SNG BM Black Sea 272; SNG Stancomb 225; SNG Copenhagen 654. Exceptionally sharp reverse.................................................................(Image) $145

                        

475. Another.  (10mm, 3.81 gm, 3h).................................................(Image) $35

                        

476. Another.  (17mm, 4.16 gm, 6h).................................................(Image) $40

                        

477. SICILY, Messana. The Mamertinoi. 211-208 BC. Pentonkion (25mm, 11.63 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate male head (of Ares?) left. Rev:  Horseman, holding spear and with drapery around left arm, leading horse left; Π to left. Srstrm series XI, A; CNS 25; BAR issue 24; SNG ANS 430. Very scarce. Ex Coin Galleries Internet Sale March 2009, lot 28. Unusually good condition, with beautiful black patina............................................................................(Image) $725

                        

478. LESBOS, Mytilene. Pseudo-autonomous issue. temp. Valerian and Gallienus, AD 253-260. (18mm, 3.76 gm, 12h). Obv: Head of Zeus right, with horn of Ammon. Rev: Facing herm of Dionysius, with grape bunch, on prow right. SNG Copenhagen 412; BMC 184...............................................(Image) $70

                        

479. CILICIA, Nagidos. Circa 400-380 BC. (10mm, 0.97 gm, 1h). Obv: Bearded head of Pan right. Rev: Amphora. SNG France__; SNG Levante Suppl. 9; SNG von Aulock 5761. VF, brown patina. Very rare......................(Image) $225

                        

480. The Abduction of Persephone. LYDIA, Nysa. After 133 BC. (18mm, 5.78 gm, 10h). Obv: Head of Persephone right, poppy behind neck. Square countermark on nose. Rev: Hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying off struggling Persephone. Flower basket falling left from hands of Persephone. SNG Copenhagen 306; BMC Lydia 16. Brown patina. Rare and desireable...............................................................................................(Image) $625

                        

481. THRACE, Black Sea Area. Odessos. Late 3rd-2nd Century BC. (18mm, 4.51 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev: Great God reclining left, holding patera and cornucopia; thymiaterion to left, monogram above, OΔHΣIΩ in exergue. BMC 3...................................................................(Image) $95

                        

482. Thrace, Sarmatia : Olbia. Imperial times. (25mm, 7.28 gm, 5h).
Obv: (ΟΛΒΙ)ΟΠΟΛΕI(ΤΩΝ), Laureate head of Apollo, right, Δ countermark in left field. Rev: Eagle standing on dolphin, ΠΑ to right. BMC__; SNG Cop__; Similar to Mclean, Vol II, 4310; Zograf 34, 13 (var). Extremely rare..(Image) $195

                        

483. CIMMERIAN BOSPOROS, Pantikapaion. Time of Pharnakes. Circa 63-47 BC. Obol (27mm, 12.43 gm, 12h). Obv: Wreathed head of young Dionysos right. Rev: Eagle standing left, head right, on thunderbolt; monogram to left, star to right. MacDonald 187; SNG BM Black Sea 945 var. (ethnic in two lines). VF, dark green patina. Exceptional for issue, and quite rare............(Image) $625

                        

484.  MACEDON, Pella. Circa 187-168/7 BC. (18mm, 5.83 gm, 12h). Obv:Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: Cow grazing right; monogram above head and below. SNG ANS 608..............................................................(Image) $25

                        

485. MYSIA, Pergamon. Mid-late 2nd century BC. (17mm, 3.96 gm, 5h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena left. Rev: Confronted bulls head; bee above. SNG France 1580.,,.........................................................................................(Image) $120

                        

486. Another. (17mm, 4.34 gm, 12h)................................................(Image) $85

                        

487.  MYSIA, Pergamon. Circa 133-27 BC. (19mm, 2.42 g, 11h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with star. Rev: AΘHNAΣ / NIKHΦOPOY Owl, with wings spread, facing, on palm branch; A - AP across central field. BMC 196...........................................................................(Image) $195

                        

488. MYSIA. Pergamum. Pseudo-autonomous. 40-60 AD. (15mm, 2.06 gm, 12h). Obv: ΘЄON CYNKΛHTON. Draped bust of the Senate right. Rev: ΘЄAN PΩMHN. Turreted head of Roma right, tresses down her neck. RPC I, 2373.........................................................................................................(Image) $85

                        

489. Another. (17mm, 3.44 gm, 12h). aEF.......................................(Image) $135

                        

490. Another, but  lituus to right of Roma. (17mm, 3.75 gm, 12h).RPC I, 2375; BMC 211..................................................................................................(Image) $125

                        

491. KINGS of PERGAMON. Philetairos. 282-263 BC. (16mm, 3.66 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: Serpent coiled right; M [monogram] to left. SNG France 1650........................................................................(Image) $80

                        

492. MYSIA, Pergamon. Circa 310-282 BC. (11mm, 1.02 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: ΠΕΡΓ Two stars, Θ above. SNG France 1587; SNG Copenhagen 325.................................................................(Image) $175

                        

493. Another.  (11mm, 1.16 gm, 12h)...............................................(Image) $85

                        

494. LYCIA, Phaselis. Circa 190-167 BC. (19mm, 3.16 gm, 12h). Obv: Prow of galley right; above, Nike flying right, holding wreath. Rev: Athena Promachos advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield. Heipp-Tamer B54; SNG Copenhagen 126. Flan crack................................................................(Image) $135

                        

495. Campania, Capua? After 268 BC. (23mm, 12.63 gm, 3h). Obv: Head of Jupiter, right; behnd, two stars? Rev: Selene in biga, right; above, two stars; beneath, Capu? Slightly convex obverse and concave reverse. Beveled edge. SNG Cop 333-334?.................................................................................(Image) $45

                        

496. THESSALY, Pharsalos. 4th-3rd centuries BC. Trichalkon (18mm, 5.83 gm, 6h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing, turned slightly to l., her shield over her l. shoulder; border of dots. Rev: ΦA above l., P to r., ΣA below, helmeted rider on prancing horse r., wielding his bifurcate flail above his head. BMC Thessaly pg. 45, 25; SNG Copenhagen 230 var........................(Image) $85

                         

497. PHOKIS, Federal Coinage. Circa 351 BC and later. (13mm, 1.85 gm, 12h). Phalaikos, magistrate. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly left. Rev: Φ within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 113; BCD Lokris 332.2..........(Image) $395

                         

498. IONIA, Phygela. Circa 294-281 BC. (15mm, 2.58 gm, 10h). Obv: Head of Artemis Munychia, wearing palm-decorated stephane, facing slightly left. Rev: ΦΥΓ above bull butting left against palm tree; ΣΩΚΡΑΤΗΣ (magistrate) in exergue. Cf. Winterthur 3118 ( 14mm); SNG Kayhan 585; SNG von Aulock__; SNG Copenhagen 1075........................................................................(Image) $165

                        

499. THRACE, Islands of. Samothrace. Circa 280 BC. (18mm, 5,27 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted and draped bust of Athena right. Rev: ΠΥΘΟK,magistrate to right, .ΣA-MO, to left. Cybele seated left, holding scepter and patera; SNG Copenhagen 998 var. (head of Athena); BMC Thrace, etc. pg. 215, 2-4. Splendid, glossy very dark green patina............................................(Image) $175

                        

500. LYDIA, Sardes. Circa 133 BC-AD 14. (15mm, 3.50 gm, 11h). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. rev: ΣΑΡΔΙ−ΑΝΩΝ on either side of Club within wreath. ΦΑ monogram below club not in BMC, vonAulock, nor SNG Copenhagen...........................................................................................(Image) $45

                        

501. LYDIA, Sardes  Imperial times, 200-235 AD. (23mm, 4.27 gm. 6h).
Obv: MEN ACKENOC, bust of Mn Askenos right on crescent moon, wearing Phrygian cap. Rev: CAPΔIANΩN B NEΩKOPΩN, EPMOC, River god Hermos reclining left. SNG Copenhagen 511. Quite scarce...........................(Image) $225

                        

502. LYDIA, Sardes. After 133 BC. AE (20mm, 6.42 gm, 12h). Obv: Turreted, veiled bust of City-goddess right. Rev:bearded Zeus Lydios standing frontal in himation, head left; holding scepter in left hand, eagle in outstretched right; two monograms left, ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ right. SNG Cop 463. Scarce.......(Image) $265

                        

503. CILCIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. 2nd century BC to Imperial Times. (20mm, 4.18g, 12h). Obv: Head of Apollo, laureate, in formal curls, right; ΣΥΜ behind. Rev: Forepart of horse right; monograms above and below. SNG Levante 697; SNG France 924.............................................................(Image) $120

                        

504.  CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. 2d-1st century BC. AE (23mm, 7.53 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Athena right; momogram HP (ligate) behind. Rev: Nike advancing left; magistrate's name in legend. BMC 4, which could not be certain of the monogram behind Athena's head. This confirms it, and it is like BMC 3, except the arrangement of the identical monograms. Glossy black patina. EF. Quite scarce..........................(Image) $335

                        

505. SYRIA, Seleukis and Pieria. Adelphoi Demi (Tetrapolis). Mid 2nd century BC. (22mm, 8.26 gm, 9h). Dated SE 165 (149/8 BC). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: Winged thunderbolt; EΞP Monogram(date) to right and ΑΔΕΛΦΩΝ above thunderbolt; ΔΗΜΩΝ and monogram below, all within wreath. SNG Copenhagen 397; BMC 7; HGC 9, 1396.........................(Image) $285

                        

506. PISIDIA, Selge. Circa 2nd-1st Century BC. (13mm, 1.58 gm, 12h). Obv: Laureate head of Herakles right, club over shoulder. Rev: Thunderbolt, bow to right. SNG Copenhagen 263; SNG von Aulock 5288..........................(Image) $75

                        

507. PHOENICIA, Sidon . Year 34 (78-77 BC). (22mm, 7.96 gm, 12h). Obv: Jugate busts of Tyche, veiled and turreted, and Zeus right. Rev:ΣΙΔΩΝOΣ ΘEAS,  date LDΛ above. Phoenician galley sailing left; Phoenician inscription "of the Sidonians" below. SNG Copenhagen 221; BMC Phoenicia pg. 164, 137; Laffaille, "Choix de Monnaies Grecques en Bronze,"181 = Laffaille 588 ..........................................................................................................(Image) $125

                         

508. LYDIA, Silandos. 200-270 AD. Imperial Times, 3rd century AD.  AE (21mm, 4.85gm, 7h). Obv: Helmeted and draped bust of Roma right. Rev: Cult statue of Artemis facing between poppy and grain ear. SNG Copenhagen 547; BMC 5. Good VF, black patina, with earthen highlights. Scarce type...........(Image) $145

                         

509. PAPHLAGONIA, Sinope. Circa 85-65 BC. (28mm, 19.29 gm, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / ΣΙΝΩΠΗΣ, eagle standing left, head right, on thunderbolt; monogram to left, [star to right]. SNG von Aulock 191; SNG Copenhagen 302. Quite large flan........................................................(Image) $145

                         

510. IONIA, Smyrna. 180-130 BC. (17mm, 5.10 gm, 11h). Obv: Turreted head of Tyche right, in dotted circle. Rev: Aphrodite Stratonikis in long garb and polos standing right next to column from which Nike flies up to crown her with wreath; ΣΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ to r., ΜΟΣΚΟΣ (magistrate) to left. BMC 28.....(Image) $80

                         

511.  IONIA, Smyrna (BC 180-130). (20mm, 4.26 gm, 1h). Obv: Turreted head of Tyche right. Rev: Aphrodite Stratonikis in long garb and polos standing right next to column from which Nike flies up to crown her with wreath; ΣΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ to right, (ΔΙΟ)ΝΥΣΙΟΣ/(Σ)ΚΑΜΑΝ(Δ.), (magistrate) to left. BMC__; von Aulock__; SNG Cop 1197; Mionnet (Ionia) 1073..........................(Image) $175

                         

512. IONIA. Smyrna. Psuedo-autonomous. Time of Antoninus Pius (138-161). (20mm, 5.44 gm, 6h). Obv: СΙΠΥ - ΛΗΝΗ, Turreted and draped bust of Kybele Sipylene, right. Rev: CMYP above, NAIΩΝ in ex. Griffin standing right, placing forepaw on wheel to right. RPC IV online 337 (temp) BMC 189..........(Image) $95

                        

513. IONIA, Smyrna. Circa 190-75 BC. (21mm, 4.79 gm, 12h). Magistrate Hermogenes. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev: The poet Homer seated left, holding scroll; [ERMO)ΓENHS and monogram left. BMC 90.....(Image) $185

                        

514. IONIA, Smyrna. Circa 115-105 BC. (12mm, 1.45 g, 12h). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. Rev: (Σ)ΜΥΡΝΑΙ(ΩΝ) to right, (ΑΠΟ)ΛΛΟΝΙΟΣ (magistrate) to left; Lyre with star in center. BMC__; von Aulock__; SNG Cop__. Only ΑΠΟΛ is listed as magistrate on this coin type in these references. Munsterberg does list a magistrate for Smyrna with the full name ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΟΣ.........(Image) $85

                        

515. IONIA, Smyrna. Circa 125-115 BC. (13mm, 1.81 g, 1h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Tripod. Milne, Autonomous 210; SNG Copenhagen 1124. Very worn reverse............................................................................................(Image) $30

                        

516. Cilicia, Soli/Soloi. 300-80 BC. (15mm, 2.69 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena, right. Rev: ΣΟΛΕΩΝ on left, Eagle right, wings spread, on thunderbolt. Two monogram in left field. BMC 46. Quite scarce........(Image) $95

                        

517. SICILY, Syracuse. Under Roman Rule. After 212 BC. (19mm, 7.31 gm, 1h). Obv: Wreathed head of Persephone right. Rev: Demeter standing facing, holding scepter and torch. Calciati II pg. 429, 231; SNG ANS 1090...(Image) $45

                        

518. SICILY, Syracuse. Timoleon and the Third Democracy. 344-317 BC. (17mm, 5.58 gm, 2h). Struck circa 334-317 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left / Pegasos flying left.SNG Cop 736-742....................................................(Image) $35

                        

519. SICILY, Syracuse. Dionysios I. 405-367 BC. Hemilitron (21mm, 7.77 gm, 10h). Struck circa 400-390 BC. Obv:Helmeted head of Athena left; ΣYPAΣ[ΩΣIA] to left. Rev: Hippocamp left. CNS 35; SNG ANS 426-33 var................(Image) $75

                        

520. CILICIA, Tarsos. 164 BC and later. (20mm, 5.45 gm, 1h). Obv: Turreted head of Tyche right; Φ to left. Rev: Zeus seated left; two monograms to right. SNG Levante 920; SNG France 1285-1294 var. (control marks). Good VF, Superb dark green patina.....................................................................(Image) $245

                        

521. LYCIA. Telmessos. 196/189 BC, under Antiochos III.   (15mm, 3.34 gm, 11h). Obv: Head of Helios, facing. Rev: Apollo sitting on Omphalos and holding arrow in right hand. Rare. BMC 1...........................................(Image) $225

                        

522. Another.    (16mm, 3.16 gm, 11h)..............................................(Image) $95

                        

523. IONIA, Teos. Time of Marcus Aurelius. (25mm, 12.84 gm, 7h).
Obv: ΤƐΩС, turreted and draped bust of youthful Dionysus as the Tyche, r.; to l., thyrsus. Rev: CTP ACKΛΕΠΙΑΔΟΥ, Anakreon seated, r., playing lyre.
BMC__; SNG Cop__; von Aulock__; RPC IV 2780 (temporary): Two examples known: B Lbb and Frank L. Kovacs (ex private coll. Marcel Burstein = Lindgren I, 578A). Extremely rare........................................................(Image) $275

                        

524. PISIDIA. Termessos. Pseudo-autonomous. 2nd-3rd centuries AD. (23mm, 8.53 gm, 1h). Obv: THPMECCEΩΝ. Helmeted and cuirassed bust of the hero Solymos left. Rev: COΛVMOC. Hero Solymos seated left, wearing helmet and himation, raising right hand and holding club in left hand. SNG France 2161; Coll. Weber 7468; SNG Fitzwilliam 5207....................................(Image) $85

                        

525. LYDIA, Tralles/Tralleis. After 133 BC. (20mm, 5.96 gm, 9h). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: ΔIOΣ TPAΛ/ΛIANΩN, Winged thunderbolt within wreath. BMC__; SNG von Aulock__; SNG Kayhan 1010; . aEF, brown/black patina. Very rare...............................................................(Image) $425

                        

526. LYDIA, Tripolis. Pseudo-autonomous issue. temp. Antonines, 138-192 AD. (20mm, 5.36 gm, 7h). Obv:Helmeted bust of Athena left, wearing aegis. Rev: ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and leaning on scepter. RPC IV Online__; SNG Mnchen 789-91; SNG von Aulock__; BMC 10..............................................................................................................(Image) $45

                        

527. MYSIA, Zeleia (BC 400-300) 4th century BC. (12mm, 1.65 gm, 5h). Obv: Head of Artemis lrft, wearing stephane decorated with pellets. Rev: Z-Ε/Λ-Ε, stag standing left. BMC__; SNG Copenhagen__;SNG France__; SNG Ashmolean__. Unrecorded in the major references with bust and stag left. VF. Rare city..................................................................................................(Image) $225

                         

528. Ptolemy III Euergetes. 246-222 BC. Hemiobol (22mm). Kyrene mint. Obv: Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis. Rev: TOΛEMAIOΥ BAΣIΛEΩΣ), draped bust of Lybia right, wearing taenia; (small cornucopiae before neck). Svoronos 866 & 871 (Ptolemy II); Weiser 65; SNG Copenhagen 442 (Ptolemy IV-VIII)................................................................................(Image) $40
 

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