, The Great, 336 - 323 B.C.
Lifetime issue!GS71712. Silver , 1506, 609, Series II, 890, 473; 716, -, gVF, attractive , ,centered on a , a few scratches, 4.238 g, maximum 17.2 mm, 0o, Abydus in mint, Kalas or Demarchos, c. 325 - c. 323 B.C.; Herakles' head right, clad in scalp headdress tied at neck; AΛEΞAN∆POY, Zeus seated on throne left, feet on footstool, right leg forward, in extended right, long vertical behind in left, ZΩ over forepart left on left; $250.00 (€217.50)
, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D., Alexandreia ,
is depicted in the same pose as the , a massive marble sculpture, which depicts a muscular yet weary leaning on his club, which has his lion-skin draped over it. He has just performed the last of The Twelve Labors, which is suggested by the apples of the he holds behind his back. The Farneses is probably an enlarged copy made in the early third century A.D., signed by Glykon, from an original by Lysippos that would have been made in the fourth century B.C. The copy was made for the of in Rome (dedicated in 216 AD), where it was recovered in 1546. Today it is in Naples National Archaeological Museum. The statue was well liked by the Romans, and copies have been found in many Roman palaces and gymnasiums.RP72147. Brass AE 24, Apparently unpublished, perhaps unique; -, -, -, -, -, -, -, -, VF, and struck, grainy surfaces, 7.816 g, maximum 23.7 mm, 45o, (Eski Stambul, Turkey) mint, 13 Mar 222 - Mar 235 A.D.; M AV S AL-EXANDRV, laureate, draped and right, from behind; COL AL AVG - TROAD, standing right, nude, right hand behind back presumably holding apples of the , leaning with left hand on his club, which has the Nemean Lion's skin draped over it; the only example known to ; $250.00 (€217.50)
Assos, , c. 480 - 450 B.C.
Assos was a harbor city on the Gulf of Adramytteion, just of the island of . Hermias, a student of , ruled Assos for a time during the 4th century B.C. He invited Plato's most famous student, Aristotle, who lived and taught in Assos for more than three years. When the Persians took the city, they executed Hermias and Aristotle fled to . After visiting , Paul walked to Assos and visited the Christians there (Acts 20:13).
An was a gaming piece, made from the knuckle-bone of a sheep or goat, used in antiquity for divination and games in a manner similar to dice.GA63461. Silver tetartemorion, 475 (Teos), -, -, -, -, VF, broad , 0.203 g, maximum 6.7 mm, Assos mint, 480 - 450 B.C.; leaping right; within square; extremely ; $225.00 (€195.75)
Sigeion, , c. 355 - 334 B.C.
Sigeion was an ancient Greek city in the north-west of the Troad region of Anatolia located at the mouth of the Scamander (the modern Karamenderes River). The name 'Sigeion' means "silent place." In Classical Antiquity, the name was assumed to be antiphrastic, i.e. indicating a characteristic of the place contrary to reality, since the seas in this region are known for their fierce storms.GB71838. Bronze AE 18, p. 86, 7 ff.; 311; 496 ff.; 7637, VF, green , 1.391 g, maximum 11.0 mm, 0o, Sigeion mint, c. 355 - 334 B.C.; head of facing, turned slightly right, wearing triple-crested helmet; ΣIΓE, owl standing to right, head facing, crescent behind; $150.00 (€130.50)
Neandreia, , c. 410 - 370 B.C.
Neandreia, was located about 9 km east of . In 310 B.C., I Monophthalmus founded Antigonia (renamed by in 301 B.C.) and moved the citizens of nearby cities, including Neandreia to his new city. In the 1st century A.D., Pliny the Elder listed Neandreia among the settlements in the Troad which no longer existed.GA71831. Silver , 446; 7628; 293; 77; 1170; 318; p. 73, 2 var (ram left), VF, , slightly grainy, 0.638 g, maximum 9.3 mm, 0o, Neandreia mint, c. 410 - 370 B.C.; laureate head of right; NEA-N, ram standing right on ground line, within square; ; $140.00 (€121.80)
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