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                                               ANCIENT GREEK COINS (Cont.)

                                                       (In no particular order)

 

                     

529. SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Chalkis. Lysanias, tetrarch . 40-36 BC. Æ (22mm, 5.85 gm). Obv: (ΛΥΣΑΝΙΟΥ TETPAPXOY KAI APXIEREWS) Diademed head of Lysanias right; monogram before. Rev: Athena standing left, holding Nike in right hand, shield resting on ground in left; monogram behind. RPC I 4770; SNG Copenhagen 415-416; BMC Galatia pg. 280, 6; Laffaille__. Glossy brown patina. 7 examples recorded. Very rare...............................................(Image) $225

                     

530. Another, except 21mm, 5.13 gm...................................................(Image) $245

                    

531. Another, except 19mm, 4.59 gm...................................................(Image) $125

                     

532. SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Itouraia. Ptolemaios. Tetrarch and Archiereus, 85-40 BC. Æ (20mm, 4.78 g, 12h). Chalkis ad Libanum(?) mint. Dated Year 2 of the Pompeian Era (63/2 BC). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: [ΠTO]ΛEMA[IOY] down right field, [TETP]APXOY down left, [APXIE] in exergue, male figures, each in military outfit and holding spear, standing back-to-back with heads vis-à-vis [LB (date) above]; all within wreath. A. Kindler, “On the Coins of the Ituraeans,” in Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of Numismatics (Louvain-la-Neuve, 1993), 5; SNG München (Syrien: nicht-königliche Prägungen) 1004; HGCS 9, 1440.......................................(Image) $145

                     

532a. Another. Except legends not in SNG Cop. but similar to SNG Cop 414. A new variety? 18mm, 6.54 gm, 12h. Green patina................................(Image) $220

                     

533. SYRIA, Coele-Syria. Chalkis. Ptolemaios, Tetrarch. 85-40 BC. Æ (18mm, 4.86 gm, 1h). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: The Dioskouroi standing facing one another, each holding a spear; L B right, Year 2 of the Pompeian Era (63/2 BC).. SNG Copenhagen 414; BMC Galatia__.  Rare...........(Image) $150

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