Coins and Antiquities Consignment Shop
  Welcome Guest. Please login or register. All items are guaranteed authentic for eternity! Please call us if you have questions 252-646-1958. Thanks for your business! Welcome Guest. Please login or register. Internet challenged? We are happy to take your order over the phone. Please call if you have questions 252-646-1958. Thanks for your business!

Catalog Main Menu
Fine Coins Showcase

Antiquities Showcase
Recent Additions
Recent Price Reductions

Show empty categories
Shop Search
Shopping Cart
Contact Us
About Forum
Shopping at Forum
Our Guarantee
Payment Options
Shipping Options & Fees
Privacy & Security
Forum Staff
Selling Your Coins
Identifying Your Coin
FAQs
   View Categories
Home ▸ Catalog ▸ Themes & Provenance ▸ Birds ▸ GooseView Options:  |  |  | 

Geese on Ancient Coins

Eion, Macedonia, c. 500 - 437 B.C.

Click for a larger photo
Eion was only about three miles from Amphipolis and from the late 5th century onwards served merely as a seaport of its much larger neighbor. The denomination is variously described as a diobol or trihemiobol. The significance of the obverse type is not clear, but presumably makes reference to the characteristic fauna of the region at that time.
SH68553. Silver trihemiobol, SNG ANS 280 - 283, SNG Cop 180 corr., SNG Berry 29, Klein 151, BMC Macedonia p. 75, 21, EF, frosty surfaces, toned, weight 0.713 g, maximum diameter 10.9 mm, die axis 270o, Eion mint, c. 500 - 437 B.C.; obverse goose standing right, looking back, lizard above; reverse quadripartite incuse square; SOLD


Eion, Macedonia, c. 500 - 437 B.C.

Click for a larger photo
Eion was only about three miles from Amphipolis and from the late 5th century onwards served merely as a seaport of its much larger neighbor. The denomination is variously described as a diobol or trihemiobol. The significance of the obverse type is not clear, but presumably makes reference to the characteristic fauna of the region at that time.
GS68551. Silver trihemiobol, SNG ANS 280 - 283, SNG Cop 180 corr., SNG Berry 29, Klein 151, BMC Macedonia p. 75, 21, VF, grainy, toned, high relief, weight 0.811 g, maximum diameter 13.1 mm, die axis 180o, Eion mint, c. 500 - 437 B.C.; obverse goose standing right, looking back, lizard above; reverse quadripartite incuse square; SOLD


Eion, Macedonia, c. 500 - 437 B.C.

Click for a larger photo
Eion was only about three miles from Amphipolis and from the late 5th century onwards served merely as a seaport of its much larger neighbor. The denomination is variously described as a diobol or trihemiobol. The significance of the obverse type is not clear, but presumably makes reference to the characteristic fauna of the region at that time.
GA69955. Silver trihemiobol, SNG Cop 177 - 178; SNG ANS 287 - 290; BMC Macedonia p. 74, 11, aVF, weight 0.852 g, maximum diameter 11.6 mm, die axis 180o, Eion mint, c. 500 - 437 B.C.; obverse goose standing right, looking back, lizard above, H below behind legs; reverse quadripartite incuse square; SOLD







CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE FROM THIS CATEGORY - FORVM's PRIOR SALES



Catalog current as of Saturday, November 18, 2017.
Page created in 1.076 seconds.
Geese