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Thessaly, Larissa. 395-344 BC.16 views 18mm (4.03 gm).
Obv: Head of nymph right
Rev: LARI-SAIWN, horse standing right, about to roll.
SNG Copenhagen 142.
1 commentsDino09/24/13 at 16:57Molinari: Nice one. Whenever I see horses grazing I always ...
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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/24/13 at 13:17HELEN S: STUNNING ENJOY oh to have a coin like this in your...
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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/24/13 at 04:16hill132: Sweet!
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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/24/13 at 03:35Lloyd: Absolutely outstanding!
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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/23/13 at 22:53David Atherton: Beautiful in everyway. Congrats!
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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/23/13 at 22:39rover1.3: Dear friend, this is an absolutely fantastic coin!...
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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/23/13 at 19:33Jason T: Wow! What a beauty!
philip_III_Stater.jpg
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/23/13 at 15:40Sosius: Very, very nice.
philip_III_Stater.jpg
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/23/13 at 13:59SPQR Matt: Impressive!
philip_III_Stater.jpg
KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater50 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater
(18mm, 8.61 g, 12h)

Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev: Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga right; Ξ and cornucopia below.
In the types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos.

Le Rider ; Thompson, Philip 24; ADM II Series V, 86 var. (same obv. die, additional control on rev.); SNG ANS 296. EF.

From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX/1 (Spring 1995), no. SP1005 (part of; this coin illustrated).

CNG 93, Lot: 157.
9 commentsDino05/23/13 at 13:51cicerokid: The gold standard:as always
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ELIS. Olympia. 352-348 BC. AR hemidrachm.65 viewsAR hemidrachm (17mm, 2.52g). 107th-108th Olympiad.
Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital. BCD Olympia 139-42. Ex BCD (private sale). VF toned.

JHE E-Auction #7.
6 commentsDino10/10/12 at 14:27HELEN S: what a beautiful coin and such an honour to view i...
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ELIS. Olympia. 352-348 BC. AR hemidrachm.65 viewsAR hemidrachm (17mm, 2.52g). 107th-108th Olympiad.
Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital. BCD Olympia 139-42. Ex BCD (private sale). VF toned.

JHE E-Auction #7.
6 commentsDino10/10/12 at 03:34Steve E: Nice addition!
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ELIS. Olympia. 352-348 BC. AR hemidrachm.65 viewsAR hemidrachm (17mm, 2.52g). 107th-108th Olympiad.
Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital. BCD Olympia 139-42. Ex BCD (private sale). VF toned.

JHE E-Auction #7.
6 commentsDino10/09/12 at 20:47Enodia: great coin Dino.
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ELIS. Olympia. 352-348 BC. AR hemidrachm.65 viewsAR hemidrachm (17mm, 2.52g). 107th-108th Olympiad.
Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital. BCD Olympia 139-42. Ex BCD (private sale). VF toned.

JHE E-Auction #7.
6 commentsDino10/09/12 at 20:19Lloyd T: A very handsome coin - the issues of Olympia wear ...
olympia.jpg
ELIS. Olympia. 352-348 BC. AR hemidrachm.65 viewsAR hemidrachm (17mm, 2.52g). 107th-108th Olympiad.
Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital. BCD Olympia 139-42. Ex BCD (private sale). VF toned.

JHE E-Auction #7.
6 commentsDino10/09/12 at 20:03rover1.3: Really nice!
olympia.jpg
ELIS. Olympia. 352-348 BC. AR hemidrachm.65 viewsAR hemidrachm (17mm, 2.52g). 107th-108th Olympiad.
Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing right on Ionic column capital. BCD Olympia 139-42. Ex BCD (private sale). VF toned.

JHE E-Auction #7.
6 commentsDino10/09/12 at 20:00Mat: Nice coin, great eagle.
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Early Classical Owl Dekadrachm, modern copy.227 viewsAR 43.7gms.
Athena in crested helmet, rt.
Owl with Spread Wings. A TH E Around
Stamped copy below.
Copy of Athens Dekadrachm S2516.
6 commentsDino09/21/12 at 03:32Alex M2: Nice! Where did you find it?
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Atrax, Thessaly, Circ. B.C. 400-344.23 viewsAtrax (Pelasgiotis), on the northern bank of the Peneius, about ten miles west of Larissa.
Obv: Bearded head (of Atrax ?).
Rev: ΑΤΡΑΓΙΩΝ Rushing bull.
Numis. Chron., 1896, Pl. II. 7.
2 commentsDino07/18/12 at 17:09Steve E: I like the foggy patina on this one!
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MACEDONIAN KINGDOM: Philip II (359-336 BC). 135 viewsAR tetradrachm. Amphipolis, ca. 342/1-329/8. Laureate head of Zeus right / Young male on horseback right, nude, holding palm branch, bee under horses belly, janiform head under left foreleg. SNG ANS 549-555. Two test cuts on reverse. Nearly very fine / good fine (14.27 gm).

ex Freeman and Sear
4 commentsCGPCGP06/29/12 at 18:06Steve E: Excellent style, shines through the wear! Beautifu...
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Macedonian Kingdom, Philip II. 359-336 BC64 viewsAmphipolis III, c 323/2-316/5 BC
1/5 Tetradrachm, 2.61g, 13mm.
Obv: Head of Apollo, right
Rev: FILIPPOY, Naked Youth on horse, prancing right, M within wreath symbol below horse.
4 commentsDino06/29/12 at 18:03Steve E: Very nice! I have, I believe, an obv. die match to...
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Philip II. Macedonia. 359-336 BC83 viewsAE ; Lysimachia mint.
Obv. Apollo facing right, laureate
Rev. Φ Ι Λ Ι Π Π O Υ above; boy riding horse galloping right, holding palm branch, Λ Y below, forpart of lion right, bow left.
SNG ANS 8-1001.
3 commentsDino06/29/12 at 17:57Steve E: Pleasant portrait and patina!
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Carian Satraps, Pixodaros, ca 341-336/550 viewsAR didrachm
Ob: Laureate Apollo, three quarters facing, right, himation fastened with brooch at neck
Rx: ΠIXΩΔAPOY; Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding spear in left hand & double-bladed axe over right shoulder.
7.02g 21mm

SNG Keckman I, 280, Sammlung Karl 35-40

ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction XXII (20.04.2010) lot 167
5 commentsDino06/29/12 at 07:52cicerokid: Excellent coin. The gouge:maybe the result of a lo...
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Carian Satraps, Pixodaros, ca 341-336/550 viewsAR didrachm
Ob: Laureate Apollo, three quarters facing, right, himation fastened with brooch at neck
Rx: ΠIXΩΔAPOY; Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding spear in left hand & double-bladed axe over right shoulder.
7.02g 21mm

SNG Keckman I, 280, Sammlung Karl 35-40

ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction XXII (20.04.2010) lot 167
5 commentsDino06/29/12 at 06:31rover1.3: Great coin Dino, enjoy it!
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Carian Satraps, Pixodaros, ca 341-336/550 viewsAR didrachm
Ob: Laureate Apollo, three quarters facing, right, himation fastened with brooch at neck
Rx: ΠIXΩΔAPOY; Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding spear in left hand & double-bladed axe over right shoulder.
7.02g 21mm

SNG Keckman I, 280, Sammlung Karl 35-40

ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction XXII (20.04.2010) lot 167
5 commentsDino06/29/12 at 06:03Steve E: Love the HIGH relief! Great coin all around!
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Carian Satraps, Pixodaros, ca 341-336/550 viewsAR didrachm
Ob: Laureate Apollo, three quarters facing, right, himation fastened with brooch at neck
Rx: ΠIXΩΔAPOY; Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding spear in left hand & double-bladed axe over right shoulder.
7.02g 21mm

SNG Keckman I, 280, Sammlung Karl 35-40

ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction XXII (20.04.2010) lot 167
5 commentsDino06/29/12 at 04:36quadrans: very nice coin
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Carian Satraps, Pixodaros, ca 341-336/550 viewsAR didrachm
Ob: Laureate Apollo, three quarters facing, right, himation fastened with brooch at neck
Rx: ΠIXΩΔAPOY; Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding spear in left hand & double-bladed axe over right shoulder.
7.02g 21mm

SNG Keckman I, 280, Sammlung Karl 35-40

ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction XXII (20.04.2010) lot 167
5 commentsDino06/29/12 at 02:15Mat: Wow what a beauty, 5*
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Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/13/12 at 08:07cicerokid: Absolutely stunning, great artistic quality
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Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/13/12 at 05:26Lloyd T: Look into my eye - you are feeling sleepy...you wi...
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Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/13/12 at 03:09Jay GT4: Spectacular!
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Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/13/12 at 01:37Mark Z: Beautiful! I especially like his eyes
ao.jpg
Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/13/12 at 01:17David Atherton: Fantastic coin!
ao.jpg
Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/13/12 at 00:09Lloyd T: Extremely nice example of the earliest output from...
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Macedonia, Alexander III The Great Tetradrachm, c. 325-320 BC119 viewsAR Tetradrachm, 17.190g

Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress.

Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in exergue, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne

References: Price-2949

Mint: Side

ex Harlan J. Berk
7 commentsDino06/12/12 at 23:28Steve E: Indeed, an excellent portrait! The rev. is great t...
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Gela, Sicily16 viewsSilver litra, edge chips, 0.590g, 12.8mm, 90o, Gela mint, obverse bearded horseman helmeted and armed with shield and spear prancing left; reverse GELAS, forepart of a man headed bull right

SGCV I 797, SNG Cop 275
exForum
2 commentsDino01/25/12 at 18:28Molinari: I love this type!
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Thessalian League: AR Stater, 196 - 146 bc52 views22 mm 6.69 gm

Obv. Head. of Zeus right, crowned with oak wreath

Rev. Athena Itonia, right.

Theta epsilon Sigma Sigma Alpha Lambda Omega Nu in left and right fields

Theta Rho Alpha Sigma Upsilon Lambda Omicron Sigma above

Monogram far right
Sear G2232v: BMC 7, 9
4 commentsCGPCGP12/29/11 at 16:11laney: Incredible.
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BOEOTIA, TANAGRA, c. 387-374 BC39 viewssilver hemiobol, 10mm
shield / forepart of horse
SG-2453v, SNG Cop-225v.
2 commentsDino12/20/11 at 14:26Dk0311USMC: Very nice little coin!
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MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino10/05/11 at 09:09Potator II: Excellent style
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TROAS, Sigeion. Circa 355-334 BC.62 views 11mm (1.97 g, 2h).
obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right
rev: Owl standing right, head facing; crescent behind.
SNG Copenhagen 496-7.
CNG eAuction 225, lot 125
5 commentsDino10/05/11 at 09:08Potator II: That owl is just...weird ! Seems it's looking ...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Megalopolis. Circa 160-150 BC. Bronze dichalkon or fourree core42 viewsBronze dichalkon or fourree core. 14.2mm. 2.27 g.
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: Large X with ΞB above, K-A across, M and thunderbolt below, all within wreath

Attribution: cf. BCD Peloponnesos 1551.1 Date: 160-150 BC

Ex BCD with tag. Note from BCD stating that this is a bronze coin struck from an identified offical die for a hemidrachm. This would make it possibly a test strike in bronze or a fouree core from a stolen die.
1 commentsDino10/05/11 at 07:45Randygeki(h2): Great portrait and very neat coin!
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Zeugitania, Carthage 241-146 BC39 viewsobv: Head of Persephone/Tanit, left
rev: Horse, right, looking back; palm tree behind horse

23 mm, 7.1 g

SNGCop 317
1 commentsCGPCGP10/05/11 at 01:16casata137ec: Even with the crusties, I really like the horse.
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Macedonia, Thessaloniki40 viewsHead of Dionysos right wreathed with ivy / QESSALONIKI, goat standing right.
AE18. 6.0g.
SNGCop 365.
2 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:14casata137ec: Fantastic rev! (actually fantastic coin all around...
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Atrax, Thessaly, Circ. B.C. 400-344.23 viewsAtrax (Pelasgiotis), on the northern bank of the Peneius, about ten miles west of Larissa.
Obv: Bearded head (of Atrax ?).
Rev: ΑΤΡΑΓΙΩΝ Rushing bull.
Numis. Chron., 1896, Pl. II. 7.
2 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:13casata137ec: I really like the bronze of Thessaly, this is a ni...
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Akarnania and Aetolia, Leukas Æ16 / Bellerophon on Pegasos / Chimera44 viewsAttribution: BMC 176 var.
Date: 350-300 BC
Obverse: Bellerophon riding Pegasus left
Reverse: Chimera crouching left
Size: 15.96 mm
Weight: 3.88 grams
Rarity: 7
Description: A rare bronze Ex BCD collection
3 commentsCGPCGP10/05/11 at 01:13casata137ec: Bellerophon actually riding Pegasus! Cool indeed. ...
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Thrace, Thasos. 411-350 BC.56 viewsAR Tritemorion. 0.4gms. 9mm.

Obv: Head of bald & bearded Satyr right

Rev: Q A S I, two dolphins swimming left & right, one above the other. BMC 60. SNGCop 1033.
3 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:12casata137ec: Nice coin all around, but what an interesting obv!
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BOEOTIA, TANAGRA, c. 387-374 BC39 viewssilver hemiobol, 10mm
shield / forepart of horse
SG-2453v, SNG Cop-225v.
2 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:10casata137ec: Cool little guy!
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Phokis, Federal Coinage. c460-445 BC.15 viewsAR Obol.
Bucranium / Forepart of a boar left, in incuse square.
BMC 35 var.
1 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:10casata137ec: Nice boar rev!
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Gela, Sicily16 viewsSilver litra, edge chips, 0.590g, 12.8mm, 90o, Gela mint, obverse bearded horseman helmeted and armed with shield and spear prancing left; reverse GELAS, forepart of a man headed bull right

SGCV I 797, SNG Cop 275
exForum
2 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:09casata137ec: Nice one!
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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC86 viewsAR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
6 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:08casata137ec: The furry owls are my absoluet favorite!
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EUBOIA, Histiaia. 4th-3rd centuries BC. 18 viewsAE 14mm.

Wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia right

Bull standing right, head facing; grape bunches on vine in background; labrys before.

BCD Euboia 445; SNG Copenhagen 510 var.; Laffaille 121.
1 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:06casata137ec: Nice, I had never seen one of these prior to this!...
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THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, The Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 480-470 BC.74 viewsAR Diobol (1.0 gm).

THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, The Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 480-470 BC. AR Diobol (1.0 gm). Goat kneeling right, head reverted; solid rosette above, pellet to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Lorber, Goats, Issue 6; AMNG III 14 (Aigai); HPM pl. III, 16; Trait pl. XLIX, 8; SNG ANS -.
2 commentsDino10/05/11 at 01:05casata137ec: That is a really nice coin. Congrats! (cool goat! ...
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Sikyon, 340-320 BC49 viewsAR Obol (0.69gm)
Obv: Laureate Head of Apollo, right
Rev: Dove Flying Right
BCD 257
ex BCD Collection
2 commentsDino10/04/11 at 21:26Steve E: Nice artistry on the portrait!
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TROAS, Sigeion. Circa 355-334 BC.62 views 11mm (1.97 g, 2h).
obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right
rev: Owl standing right, head facing; crescent behind.
SNG Copenhagen 496-7.
CNG eAuction 225, lot 125
5 commentsDino10/04/11 at 21:24Steve E: I like it!!!!
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Lysimachos, Thrace, 285-275 BC35 viewsAR Tetradrachm (16.1g)
obv: Deified Alexander right,wearing horn of Zeus Ammon
Rev: Athena seated on throne, leaing on shield and holding Nike, DI monogram in left field, grain ear in exergue
ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

Kalchedon mint, SNG Berry 424 (same dies).
Mller 247 (Kallatis).
exStacks NY 2011 Int'l Sale, lot 63.

3 commentsDino10/04/11 at 21:22Steve E: Very appealing style!
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MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.37 viewsAR Tetrobol (16mm, 2.30 g).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo right / Kithara.
SNG ANS 527.
2 commentsDino09/29/11 at 21:49Randygeki(h2): beautiful
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Lysimachos, Thrace, 285-275 BC35 viewsAR Tetradrachm (16.1g)
obv: Deified Alexander right,wearing horn of Zeus Ammon
Rev: Athena seated on throne, leaing on shield and holding Nike, DI monogram in left field, grain ear in exergue
ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

Kalchedon mint, SNG Berry 424 (same dies).
Mller 247 (Kallatis).
exStacks NY 2011 Int'l Sale, lot 63.

3 commentsDino09/29/11 at 21:48Randygeki(h2): great coin
2250125.jpg
TROAS, Sigeion. Circa 355-334 BC.62 views 11mm (1.97 g, 2h).
obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right
rev: Owl standing right, head facing; crescent behind.
SNG Copenhagen 496-7.
CNG eAuction 225, lot 125
5 commentsDino09/29/11 at 21:48Randygeki(h2): Very nice!
2250125.jpg
TROAS, Sigeion. Circa 355-334 BC.62 views 11mm (1.97 g, 2h).
obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right
rev: Owl standing right, head facing; crescent behind.
SNG Copenhagen 496-7.
CNG eAuction 225, lot 125
5 commentsDino09/29/11 at 02:02casata137ec: Really nice one Dino. I really dig the facing...bu...
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Sikyon, 340-320 BC49 viewsAR Obol (0.69gm)
Obv: Laureate Head of Apollo, right
Rev: Dove Flying Right
BCD 257
ex BCD Collection
2 commentsDino09/26/11 at 22:52rover1.3: I like the type, very nice!
lysimachos1.JPG
Lysimachos, Thrace, 285-275 BC35 viewsAR Tetradrachm (16.1g)
obv: Deified Alexander right,wearing horn of Zeus Ammon
Rev: Athena seated on throne, leaing on shield and holding Nike, DI monogram in left field, grain ear in exergue
ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

Kalchedon mint, SNG Berry 424 (same dies).
Mller 247 (Kallatis).
exStacks NY 2011 Int'l Sale, lot 63.

3 commentsDino09/26/11 at 05:37mihali84: Nice one! Great style!
2250125.jpg
TROAS, Sigeion. Circa 355-334 BC.62 views 11mm (1.97 g, 2h).
obv: Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right
rev: Owl standing right, head facing; crescent behind.
SNG Copenhagen 496-7.
CNG eAuction 225, lot 125
5 commentsDino09/26/11 at 04:26Lloyd T: Nicely detailed and well styled facing head of Ath...
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Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino09/04/11 at 23:52Legatus: Great example. Love all your coins. This one par...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Sikyon. Circa 160-146 BC.33 viewsAR Hemidrachm (16mm, 2.34 g, 6h).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right
rev: Monogram of the Achaian League; above, ME monogram; in fields, N-I; below, dove flying right; all within laurel wreath.

Benner 18; BCD Peloponnesos 322.1. Near VF, toned, a little porous.

Ex BCD Collection (not in previous sales); CNG 221, lot 156.
1 commentsDino08/31/11 at 01:45rexesq: Beautiful coin!! I love the dove flying in the wre...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 167-146 BC. 99 views AR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.55g.
Laureate head Zeus right/ Achaian league monogram. Monogram A-TEI-N across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.
Agrinion Hoard 553a (same rev. die); Clerk 82a; Benner-Patrai-29 (this coin).
exBeast Coins.
4 commentsCGPCGP07/13/11 at 02:22Romanorvm: WOW!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Messenia-Messena. Circa 175-168 BC.79 viewsAR Hemidrachm (18mm, 2.46 g).
Laureate head of Zeus right / Monogram; O-OP-N across field, M below; all within wreath tied at bottom.
Agrinion 325d-e; Clerk 304; BCD 722.7, 724; Benner-Messene-23 (same obverse die).

exBeast Coins.
2 commentsCGPCGP06/28/11 at 01:17Lloyd T: superb.
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Bronze - ACHAIA, Achaean League, Tegea. Circa 191-146 BC. 87 views Tetrachalkon
20mm (4.99 g, 3h).
obv: Zeus Homarios standing left, holding Nike and scepter
rev: Achaia seated left, holding wreath and scepter.

Warren, Bronze 836 (this coin); BCD Peloponnesos 70; SNG Copenhagen 348. CNG Sale 201, Lot: 69. Fine, brown patina, rough.

From the J. S. Wagner Collection.

CNG
1 commentsCGPCGP06/28/11 at 01:10Lloyd T: Nice example of a very rare type. Only a handful ...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 88-30 BC.53 views AR hemidrachm. 15mm 2.16g.
Laureate head Zeus right/ Achaian league monogram. XE SW PA across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.
VF. Toned. BCD 508.7 (this coin); Clerk 81; Benner-Patrai-51 (this coin). exBeast Coins.
2 commentsCGPCGP06/28/11 at 01:09Lloyd T: Nicely styled portrayal of Zeus.
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 167-146 BC. 99 views AR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.55g.
Laureate head Zeus right/ Achaian league monogram. Monogram A-TEI-N across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.
Agrinion Hoard 553a (same rev. die); Clerk 82a; Benner-Patrai-29 (this coin).
exBeast Coins.
4 commentsCGPCGP06/28/11 at 01:08Lloyd T: Great example.
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Argolis, Hermione. Circa 350-300 BC. 34 viewsAR Triobol.
ovv: Wreathed head of Demeter left, in single pendant earring & necklace
rev: EP monogram within grain wreath.
SNG Lockett 2510; Jameson 1259; SNG Cop 136.
2 commentsDino06/25/11 at 11:36Lloyd T: Quite a rarity.
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino06/08/11 at 00:36Noah: love the owl in particular
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MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino06/08/11 at 00:35Noah: excellent
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ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Circa 125-88 BC. AR Hemidrachm306 viewsRhodes. (13mm, 1.46 g). Gorgias, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to left; sun to right; GORGIAS above; all within incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group D, 147; SNG Keckman -; SNG Copenhagen -. Near EF, hairline flan crack.

ex CNG 184, Lot: 56.
11 commentsCGPCGP06/08/11 at 00:34Noah: ooooo...that is a fetching coin!
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Thessalian League: AR Stater, 196 - 146 bc52 views22 mm 6.69 gm

Obv. Head. of Zeus right, crowned with oak wreath

Rev. Athena Itonia, right.

Theta epsilon Sigma Sigma Alpha Lambda Omega Nu in left and right fields

Theta Rho Alpha Sigma Upsilon Lambda Omicron Sigma above

Monogram far right
Sear G2232v: BMC 7, 9
4 commentsCGPCGP05/24/11 at 19:00Steve E: Very hansom Zeus!!! Exceptional coin!!!
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Akarnania and Aetolia, Leukas Æ16 / Bellerophon on Pegasos / Chimera44 viewsAttribution: BMC 176 var.
Date: 350-300 BC
Obverse: Bellerophon riding Pegasus left
Reverse: Chimera crouching left
Size: 15.96 mm
Weight: 3.88 grams
Rarity: 7
Description: A rare bronze Ex BCD collection
3 commentsCGPCGP05/24/11 at 17:19Steve E: Two mythological creatures featured on the same co...
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Istros Drachm, 400-350 BC76 viewsGreek Silver drachm 5.45g
Two facing heads, one inverted
Sea Eagle on dolphin ISTRIH above. Alpha monogram below.
2 commentsCGPCGP05/24/11 at 15:02Steve E: Yes, Excellent eagle!!!
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Thrace, Odessos. 280-200 BC81 viewsAlexander III AR Tetradrachm.

Obv: Head of Herakles right, in lionskin
Rev: Zeus seated left with eagle & scepter; KOI left, monogram under throne.
Odessos, Thrace mint
1 commentsCGPCGP05/24/11 at 14:58Steve E: Strong portrait!
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CAMPANIA, Neapolis. Circa 275-250 BC. 45 views (19mm, 5.42 g, 10h).
Obv: Laureate head of Apollo left; ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ before; Ξ behind.
Rx: Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; IΣ below.

Taliercio Series IIIa, 38; HN Italy 589. Good Fine, green patina, some roughness.

CNG Electronic Auction 233, Lot: 47.
4 commentsDino05/24/11 at 14:55Steve E: Very fine style and nice detail!!!
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Himera, 420-408/7 BC49 viewsHemilitron
Obv. hd nymph Himera wearing sphendone, six pellets in front, IME
Rev. six pellets, wreath around
4 commentsCGPCGP05/24/11 at 14:27Steve E: Nice rich patina, very sharp!!!
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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. 124 views
AR Diobol (12mm, 1.11 g, 9h). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with hippocamp / Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion; club to left, K between Herakles legs. Vlasto 1254-7; HN Italy 914. VF, toned.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection.

CNG 211, Lot: 62.
5 commentsCGPCGP05/24/11 at 14:25Steve E: Beautiful portrait of Athena, very intense rev.!!!...
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MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino05/21/11 at 12:45Joe Sermarini: Classical fine art! Beautiful!
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ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Circa 125-88 BC. AR Hemidrachm306 viewsRhodes. (13mm, 1.46 g). Gorgias, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to left; sun to right; GORGIAS above; all within incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group D, 147; SNG Keckman -; SNG Copenhagen -. Near EF, hairline flan crack.

ex CNG 184, Lot: 56.
11 commentsCGPCGP05/21/11 at 12:43Joe Sermarini: Facing Helios is a great type and of course an ins...
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/20/11 at 00:31Lloyd T: Great example of the type with full detail present...
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/19/11 at 20:27Potator II: Wowl !
Rhodes.JPG
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Circa 125-88 BC. AR Hemidrachm306 viewsRhodes. (13mm, 1.46 g). Gorgias, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to left; sun to right; GORGIAS above; all within incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group D, 147; SNG Keckman -; SNG Copenhagen -. Near EF, hairline flan crack.

ex CNG 184, Lot: 56.
11 commentsCGPCGP05/19/11 at 19:52maridvnvm: Beautiful.
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/19/11 at 19:35Lucas H: Beautiful! Crest and no test cuts.
Rhodes.JPG
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Circa 125-88 BC. AR Hemidrachm306 viewsRhodes. (13mm, 1.46 g). Gorgias, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to left; sun to right; GORGIAS above; all within incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group D, 147; SNG Keckman -; SNG Copenhagen -. Near EF, hairline flan crack.

ex CNG 184, Lot: 56.
11 commentsCGPCGP05/19/11 at 19:20Jay GT4: That's what I'm talking about!
DSC08120.jpg
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino05/04/11 at 02:07Randygeki(h2): wonderful addition
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THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, The Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 480-470 BC.74 viewsAR Diobol (1.0 gm).

THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, The Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 480-470 BC. AR Diobol (1.0 gm). Goat kneeling right, head reverted; solid rosette above, pellet to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Lorber, Goats, Issue 6; AMNG III 14 (Aigai); HPM pl. III, 16; Trait pl. XLIX, 8; SNG ANS -.
2 commentsDino05/04/11 at 02:06Randygeki(h2): thats cool
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MACEDON, Neapolis. Late 5th-early 4th Century BC.41 viewsAR Hemidrachm (12mm 1.9 gm).
Facing gorgoneion
N-E-Ω-Π, Artemis head right.
SNG ANS 425-427.
6 commentsDino05/03/11 at 20:29mihali84: The surface texture, tone, and artistry make this ...
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/03/11 at 20:19mihali84: another great owl!
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Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC.65 viewsAR Hemidrachm

obv: Helmeted head of Athena right, profile eye
rev: Owl standing facing with closed wings, olive sprig. (Die break on owl)

2.1g, 12mm.
2 commentsDino05/03/11 at 20:16mihali84: Nice one, great owl, looks like it's sitting i...
DSC08124.jpg
MACEDON, Neapolis. Late 5th-early 4th Century BC.41 viewsAR Hemidrachm (12mm 1.9 gm).
Facing gorgoneion
N-E-Ω-Π, Artemis head right.
SNG ANS 425-427.
6 commentsDino05/03/11 at 17:40Enodia: a real gem of a coin, and what a beautiful Artemis...
DSC08120.jpg
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino05/03/11 at 17:38Enodia: beautiful coin! and it makes a nice bookend with y...
DSC08126.jpg
Thrace, Thasos. 411-350 BC.56 viewsAR Tritemorion. 0.4gms. 9mm.

Obv: Head of bald & bearded Satyr right

Rev: Q A S I, two dolphins swimming left & right, one above the other. BMC 60. SNGCop 1033.
3 commentsDino05/03/11 at 17:36Enodia: yes, amazing detail for such a tiny little speck! ...
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Bronze - ACHAIA, Achaean League, Sikyon. Circa 191-146 BC.59 views Tetrachalkon (19mm, 5.0 g).
obv: Zeus standing left, holding Nike and scepter; monogram in left field
rev: Female figure (Achaia) seated left, holding wreath and scepter.

Warren, Bronze 4a; Benner 4; BCD Peloponnesos 323.

Ex BCD Collection (not in previous sales)
1 commentsDino05/03/11 at 12:42ancientone: Neat Coin!
DSC08133.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC.65 viewsAR Hemidrachm

obv: Helmeted head of Athena right, profile eye
rev: Owl standing facing with closed wings, olive sprig. (Die break on owl)

2.1g, 12mm.
2 commentsDino05/03/11 at 08:26rover1.3: One day i will get an owl fraction. Great!
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Macedonia, Mende. 400-350 BC.33 viewsCHALKIDIAN LEAGUE

Head of young Dionysus with ivy wreath nr
Rv. MEND / AI ivy wreath around an Amphora. 5.7 g.
SNG ANS 385th AMNG III, 2, 78, 31
1 commentsDino05/03/11 at 07:35rover1.3: Lovely bronze, very nice
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Thrace, Thasos. 411-350 BC.56 viewsAR Tritemorion. 0.4gms. 9mm.

Obv: Head of bald & bearded Satyr right

Rev: Q A S I, two dolphins swimming left & right, one above the other. BMC 60. SNGCop 1033.
3 commentsDino05/03/11 at 07:21rover1.3: Very nicely detailed fraction, both sides!
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/03/11 at 07:12rover1.3: I have just noticed that! A well preserved, uncut ...
DSC08124.jpg
MACEDON, Neapolis. Late 5th-early 4th Century BC.41 viewsAR Hemidrachm (12mm 1.9 gm).
Facing gorgoneion
N-E-Ω-Π, Artemis head right.
SNG ANS 425-427.
6 commentsDino05/03/11 at 07:10rover1.3: Yes, it is. Congratulations Dino!
DSC08131.jpg
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.37 viewsAR Tetrobol (16mm, 2.30 g).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo right / Kithara.
SNG ANS 527.
2 commentsDino05/03/11 at 07:07rover1.3: A beautiful tetrobol, enjoy it!
DSC08120.jpg
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino05/03/11 at 07:06rover1.3: Dino! You know i like these! And this one is very ...
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/03/11 at 06:50maridvnvm: I really like this owl.
DSC08124.jpg
MACEDON, Neapolis. Late 5th-early 4th Century BC.41 viewsAR Hemidrachm (12mm 1.9 gm).
Facing gorgoneion
N-E-Ω-Π, Artemis head right.
SNG ANS 425-427.
6 commentsDino05/03/11 at 06:49maridvnvm: Wonderful!
DSC08120.jpg
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino05/03/11 at 06:48maridvnvm: Beautiful.
DSC08124.jpg
MACEDON, Neapolis. Late 5th-early 4th Century BC.41 viewsAR Hemidrachm (12mm 1.9 gm).
Facing gorgoneion
N-E-Ω-Π, Artemis head right.
SNG ANS 425-427.
6 commentsDino05/03/11 at 04:36Lloyd T: Wonderful contrast in imagery between obverse and ...
IMG_0008~0.jpg
MACEDON. Archelaus. 413-399 BC27 viewsAR Diobol (10mm, 1.01 gm).
Bearded head of Herakles in lion's skin right / Forepart of wolf devouring prey right, above, club, AP/X, all in incuse square. SNG Alpha Bank 154.
2 commentsDino05/03/11 at 04:24Lloyd T: Ferocious wolf reverse - great!
DSC08120.jpg
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 383/2 BC.87 viewsAR Tetrobol (13mm, 2.4 g, 9h).
Olynthos mint.
Laureate head of Apollo left / Kithara.
SNG ANS 524
8 commentsDino05/03/11 at 04:22Lloyd T: Very nicely detailed with an Apollo of considerabl...
DSC08124.jpg
MACEDON, Neapolis. Late 5th-early 4th Century BC.41 viewsAR Hemidrachm (12mm 1.9 gm).
Facing gorgoneion
N-E-Ω-Π, Artemis head right.
SNG ANS 425-427.
6 commentsDino05/03/11 at 04:13Jay GT4: Excellent!
tet.jpg
Attica, Athens. 449-413 BC189 viewsAR tetradrachm
Head of Athena Right. Crested helmet. Archaic style almond shaped eye.
Owl standing right. Olive sprig/crescent left. AOE right.
SNGCop 31
24mm 17.0g
exMalter Galleries
9 commentsDino05/03/11 at 03:36Jay GT4: I'm really liking this one Dino! Bravo!
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Early Classical Owl Dekadrachm, modern copy.227 viewsAR 43.7gms.
Athena in crested helmet, rt.
Owl with Spread Wings. A TH E Around
Stamped copy below.
Copy of Athens Dekadrachm S2516.
6 commentsDino03/14/11 at 20:52Ibex-coins: Could be the real McCoy, guess you lucked out
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Elis. 88-30BC.49 viewsAR hemidrachm.
Zeus right KALLIPOS behind.
XA with monograms around. Thunderbolt below.
BCD 689, Benner Elis 42.
1 commentsDino01/21/11 at 02:22Lloyd T: Am impressive example of the last of the Achaean L...
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Thessaly, Thessalian League.22 viewsAE, Helmeted head of Athena right / QES-SALWN above and below bridled horse trotting right. Grain stalk to right.

BMC 43.
1 commentsDino12/15/10 at 17:39Randygeki(h2): great rev.!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Aigieon. ca. 88-30 BC.65 viewsAR Hemidrachm 15mm (2.2 g.).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. AIGIEWN.
rev: Achaian League monogram;CTO to left, API above, DA right, MOC below;all within laurel-wreath, tied below.
Sear-2973;BMC 24f.; SNG Cop. 235; BCD 430; Benner-Aigion-20.
3 commentsDino12/14/10 at 09:51Lloyd T: The subtle diversity of these Achaian League hemid...
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ELIS, Olympia. Late 3rd Century to 191 BC.33 viewsAE Dichalkon. 3.7g 18mm.
Laureate head of Apollo right
FA/HR-S, Zeus striding right, hurling thunderbolt with eagle on wrist.

Moustaka 147. BCD 662.
ex BCD collection not in LHS sale.
2 commentsDino12/14/10 at 09:49Lloyd T: Very scarce this nice - I've been trying to fi...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 88-30 BC.39 viewsAR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.4g
obv: Laureate head Zeus right
rev: Achaian league monogram. Monograms and letters across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.

BMC 42; McClean 6409-10; SNG Cop 252; Leake 3643-5; Clerk 77/15 & 78/16; BCD 508.6.

3 commentsDino12/14/10 at 09:46Lloyd T: Beautiful example from a rare mint.
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Aigieon. ca. 88-30 BC.65 viewsAR Hemidrachm 15mm (2.2 g.).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. AIGIEWN.
rev: Achaian League monogram;CTO to left, API above, DA right, MOC below;all within laurel-wreath, tied below.
Sear-2973;BMC 24f.; SNG Cop. 235; BCD 430; Benner-Aigion-20.
3 commentsDino12/14/10 at 09:19Enodia: indeed, a very nice Zeus!
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ELIS, Olympia. Late 3rd Century to 191 BC.33 viewsAE Dichalkon. 3.7g 18mm.
Laureate head of Apollo right
FA/HR-S, Zeus striding right, hurling thunderbolt with eagle on wrist.

Moustaka 147. BCD 662.
ex BCD collection not in LHS sale.
2 commentsDino12/14/10 at 08:06areich: Nice!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 88-30 BC.39 viewsAR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.4g
obv: Laureate head Zeus right
rev: Achaian league monogram. Monograms and letters across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.

BMC 42; McClean 6409-10; SNG Cop 252; Leake 3643-5; Clerk 77/15 & 78/16; BCD 508.6.

3 commentsDino12/14/10 at 02:47Randygeki(h2): nice one!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 88-30 BC.39 viewsAR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.4g
obv: Laureate head Zeus right
rev: Achaian league monogram. Monograms and letters across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.

BMC 42; McClean 6409-10; SNG Cop 252; Leake 3643-5; Clerk 77/15 & 78/16; BCD 508.6.

3 commentsDino12/13/10 at 23:28rover1.3: Interesting flan,nice framing,lovely coin.
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Aigieon. ca. 88-30 BC.65 viewsAR Hemidrachm 15mm (2.2 g.).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. AIGIEWN.
rev: Achaian League monogram;CTO to left, API above, DA right, MOC below;all within laurel-wreath, tied below.
Sear-2973;BMC 24f.; SNG Cop. 235; BCD 430; Benner-Aigion-20.
3 commentsDino12/13/10 at 23:26rover1.3: Really beautiful example,i love the portrait.A sup...
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Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. 193-217 AD65 viewsAR Denarius.
RIC 552
Obv: Draped bust right, IVLIA AVGVSTA
Rev: Fortunae facing left FORTVNAE FELICI

Made its way to the collection of Renegade 3220 on August 16, 2010.
1 commentsCGPCGP11/17/10 at 23:37renegade3220: Hey NICE coin!!!!
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Macedonia 166-165 BC12 viewsFacing Mask of Silenos/ MAKEDONON in ivy wreath.

AE 23mm. 11.8g.

Moushov 5839.
1 commentsDino11/12/10 at 16:21xintaris75: Very nice
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MACEDON. Archelaus. 413-399 BC27 viewsAR Diobol (10mm, 1.01 gm).
Bearded head of Herakles in lion's skin right / Forepart of wolf devouring prey right, above, club, AP/X, all in incuse square. SNG Alpha Bank 154.
2 commentsDino11/12/10 at 16:10xintaris75: Nice coin, probably is much better in hands than p...
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Early Classical Owl Dekadrachm, modern copy.227 viewsAR 43.7gms.
Athena in crested helmet, rt.
Owl with Spread Wings. A TH E Around
Stamped copy below.
Copy of Athens Dekadrachm S2516.
6 commentsDino11/03/10 at 13:38Antonivs Protti: Good weight, nice strike, awesome coin.
deka1.jpg
Early Classical Owl Dekadrachm, modern copy.227 viewsAR 43.7gms.
Athena in crested helmet, rt.
Owl with Spread Wings. A TH E Around
Stamped copy below.
Copy of Athens Dekadrachm S2516.
6 commentsDino11/03/10 at 08:48Lloyd T: ...and you saved around $550,000 over the authenti...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Elis. Circa 191-188 BC. 66 viewsAR Hemidrachm (16mm, 2.42 g, 6h).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right
rev: Monogram of the Achaian League; above, eagle standing right; in fields, N-I/Σ-Ω; below, FA; all within laurel wreath.

Benner 1; BCD Peloponnesos 663; Agrinion Hoard 331a (same obverse die)
VF, toned.

Ex BCD Collection (not in previous sales); CNG 221, lot 89.
2 commentsDino11/03/10 at 08:47Lloyd T: Magnificent Zeus - clearly a god on this one!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 175-168 BC.182 viewsAR Hemidrachm (2.31 g.).
Obv: Laureate head Zeus right
Rev: Achaian League monogram; D left, M above, I right, trident below facing right; all within laurel wreath tied below.
Clerk 186/3; McClean 6461; Benner-Patrai-22.

exGorny & Mosch

SNG Cop. 274f. ; BMC 98
3 commentsCGPCGP11/03/10 at 08:22Lloyd T: Wonderful Zeus!
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Argolis, Hermione. ca 210 BC.44 viewsAE Dichalkon 2.26g
Obv: Head of Demeter, right
Rev: EP between two torches in wreath.
BCD 1305.1 (this coin). Agora 794.
ex Pegasi A21-116.
1 commentsDino11/03/10 at 08:15Lloyd T: Very nice and very rare. These later Hermione AE&...
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Sikyon. 4th to 3rd Century BC.87 viewsAE
Dove flying left.
Wreath.
BMC 151 var.
exBCD collection.
5 commentsDino11/03/10 at 08:14Lloyd T: Beautiful patina over a nicely preserved design.
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Elis, Olympia, after 191 BC.49 viewsAE
Apollo head right.
Zeus advancing right.
BMC 147.
exBCD Collection, ex Schulman's Oct. 1975.
1 commentsDino11/03/10 at 08:12Lloyd T: Very nice example of the type - far better struck ...
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ATTICA, Athens. Circa 460-404 BC. 173 viewsDrachm (14mm, 3.43 g, 6h). Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig behind; all within incuse square. Kroll 10; SNG Copenhagen 41. Near VF, graffito on reverse.

CNG Electronic Auction 217, Lot: 66.
4 commentsCGPCGP10/31/10 at 17:23Katharosteriphos: Perfectly centered! a very beautiful specimen!
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Thessaly, Larissa. ca 400-344 BC40 views 21mm. Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left / LARI above, S before, AIWN in ex, horse prancing right; L above, grain ear below.
SNGCop 138v
4 commentsDino10/25/10 at 18:01rover1.3: Seductive Larissa,and look at this trotting horse!
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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC86 viewsAR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
6 commentsDino10/25/10 at 05:49rover1.3: A beautiful coin with detail!
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Thessaly, Larissa. ca 400-344 BC40 views 21mm. Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left / LARI above, S before, AIWN in ex, horse prancing right; L above, grain ear below.
SNGCop 138v
4 commentsDino10/25/10 at 03:57Antonivs Protti: great details and very well preserved for a bronze...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Corinth. Circa 195-188 BC.47 viewsAR Hemidrachm (14mm, 2.31 g, 10h).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right
rev: Monogram of the Achaian League; to left, koppa; below, monogram; all within laurel wreath.

Benner 6; BCD Peloponnesos 71. VF, toned.

Ex BCD Collection (not in previous sales); CNG 221, lot 82.
1 commentsDino10/25/10 at 03:10Steve E: Nice high relief portrait! You should also show an...
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Syracuse, Trias. 344-336 BC. 50 views
Head of Athena wearing Corinthian style helmet
Hippocamp left, with curled wing.
Sear 1193
3 commentsDino10/25/10 at 03:08Steve E: Very cool patina
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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC86 viewsAR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
6 commentsDino10/25/10 at 03:06Steve E: Great toning! Perfect backdrop for an owl
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Thessaly, Larissa. ca 400-344 BC40 views 21mm. Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left / LARI above, S before, AIWN in ex, horse prancing right; L above, grain ear below.
SNGCop 138v
4 commentsDino10/25/10 at 03:04Steve E: Fantastic!!!
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Thessaly, Larissa. ca 400-344 BC40 views 21mm. Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left / LARI above, S before, AIWN in ex, horse prancing right; L above, grain ear below.
SNGCop 138v
4 commentsDino10/25/10 at 01:59Enodia: these don't often translate well into bronze, ...
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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC86 viewsAR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
6 commentsDino10/25/10 at 01:58Enodia: i love this type, and yours is a nice specimen. i ...
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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC86 viewsAR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
6 commentsDino10/25/10 at 01:52Randygeki(h2): nice
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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC86 viewsAR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
6 commentsDino10/25/10 at 01:27Emperor Mat: nice piece
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Thasos28 viewsBronze AE 22

Obverse: Head of Dionysos crowned with ivy right
Reverse: Dionysos standing left holding grapes in right and cloak and two narthex canes in left,
MAPΩNITΩN to right
Moushov 3942
1 commentsDino10/01/10 at 13:26rover1.3: Nice portrait
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Macedonia, Philip V. 221-179 BC.15 viewsHelios right.
Thundebolt with writing above and below.
4 commentsDino09/04/10 at 21:30rover1.3: Wow! Helios!
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Early Classical Owl Dekadrachm, modern copy.227 viewsAR 43.7gms.
Athena in crested helmet, rt.
Owl with Spread Wings. A TH E Around
Stamped copy below.
Copy of Athens Dekadrachm S2516.
6 commentsDino09/04/10 at 21:29rover1.3: Better than nothing...
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Macedon, Amphipolis. c380-357 BC. 28 viewsDiademed male head right / A-M-F-I, race torch.

12mm. 1.3g

BMC 11, SNG Cop 48. Sear 1390.
1 commentsDino09/04/10 at 18:19rover1.3: The torch of Amphipolis....
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Aigai20 viewsObverse: Apollo laureate right
Reverse: goat's head right
3 commentsCGPCGP09/04/10 at 18:15rover1.3: Very nice.
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Aigai42 viewsObverse: Apollo laureate right
Reverse: goat
SGCV II 4168
1 commentsCGPCGP09/04/10 at 18:12rover1.3: Lovely.Beautiful coin
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Sikyon. 4th to 3rd Century BC.87 viewsAE
Dove flying left.
Wreath.
BMC 151 var.
exBCD collection.
5 commentsDino08/27/10 at 20:55Enodia: i agree with the others, a lovely little coin!
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Sikyon. 4th to 3rd Century BC.87 viewsAE
Dove flying left.
Wreath.
BMC 151 var.
exBCD collection.
5 commentsDino08/23/10 at 20:50rover1.3: Very beautiful
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CAMPANIA, Neapolis. Circa 275-250 BC. 45 views (19mm, 5.42 g, 10h).
Obv: Laureate head of Apollo left; ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ before; Ξ behind.
Rx: Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; IΣ below.

Taliercio Series IIIa, 38; HN Italy 589. Good Fine, green patina, some roughness.

CNG Electronic Auction 233, Lot: 47.
4 commentsDino08/23/10 at 20:48rover1.3: Very beautiful coin
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Attica, Athens. 300-287 BC. 105 viewsAr triobol.
Obv; Helmeted hd of Athena right.
Rev; Owl. Dark tone but good silver.
Scarce old collection coin.
1.97g. 13mm.
4 commentsCGPCGP08/09/10 at 12:47rover1.3: Very nice eye in profile little coin!
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ATTICA, Athens. Circa 460-404 BC. 173 viewsDrachm (14mm, 3.43 g, 6h). Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig behind; all within incuse square. Kroll 10; SNG Copenhagen 41. Near VF, graffito on reverse.

CNG Electronic Auction 217, Lot: 66.
4 commentsCGPCGP08/08/10 at 10:13rover1.3: I really LOVE it!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 88-30 BC.53 views AR hemidrachm. 15mm 2.16g.
Laureate head Zeus right/ Achaian league monogram. XE SW PA across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.
VF. Toned. BCD 508.7 (this coin); Clerk 81; Benner-Patrai-51 (this coin). exBeast Coins.
2 commentsCGPCGP07/29/10 at 11:38ancientone: Very nice! You have to many. Time to share.
deka1.jpg
Early Classical Owl Dekadrachm, modern copy.227 viewsAR 43.7gms.
Athena in crested helmet, rt.
Owl with Spread Wings. A TH E Around
Stamped copy below.
Copy of Athens Dekadrachm S2516.
6 commentsDino07/27/10 at 03:32Randygeki(h2): looks cool, for a copy
mac1.jpg
Macedonia, Philip V. 221-179 BC.15 viewsHelios right.
Thundebolt with writing above and below.
4 commentsDino07/27/10 at 03:30Randygeki(h2): indeed
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Thasos20 viewsBronze AE 20

Obverse: Head of Dionysos crowned with ivy right
Reverse: Dionysos standing left holding grapes in right and cloak and two narthex canes in left,
(M)APΩNITΩN to right
Moushov 3942var.
1 commentsDino07/27/10 at 03:30Randygeki(h2): nice
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Syracuse, Trias. 344-336 BC. 50 views
Head of Athena wearing Corinthian style helmet
Hippocamp left, with curled wing.
Sear 1193
3 commentsDino07/27/10 at 03:30Randygeki(h2): and cool patina
sik2.jpg
Sikyon. 4th to 3rd Century BC.87 viewsAE
Dove flying left.
Wreath.
BMC 151 var.
exBCD collection.
5 commentsDino07/27/10 at 03:29Randygeki(h2): Very cool!
syra.jpg
Syracuse, Trias. 344-336 BC. 50 views
Head of Athena wearing Corinthian style helmet
Hippocamp left, with curled wing.
Sear 1193
3 commentsDino07/25/10 at 06:30Enodia: a nice specimen of one of my favorite types... lov...
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Macedonia, Philip V. 221-179 BC.15 viewsHelios right.
Thundebolt with writing above and below.
4 commentsDino07/25/10 at 06:24Enodia: yes, really nice obverse.
sik2.jpg
Sikyon. 4th to 3rd Century BC.87 viewsAE
Dove flying left.
Wreath.
BMC 151 var.
exBCD collection.
5 commentsDino07/25/10 at 05:46mihali84: Beautiful coin, and patina
mac1.jpg
Macedonia, Philip V. 221-179 BC.15 viewsHelios right.
Thundebolt with writing above and below.
4 commentsDino07/25/10 at 05:44mihali84: Nice portrait
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Argos, Argos Amphilochicum. Circa 350-270 or later. 60 viewsAR Stater. Pegasos flying left, A below / Helmeted head of Athena left; AP behind, shield behind.

Pegasi II p. 530, 24.
4 commentsCGPCGP06/03/10 at 01:20Randygeki(h2): great obv. and rev.!
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CAMPANIA, Neapolis. Circa 275-250 BC. 45 views (19mm, 5.42 g, 10h).
Obv: Laureate head of Apollo left; ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ before; Ξ behind.
Rx: Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; IΣ below.

Taliercio Series IIIa, 38; HN Italy 589. Good Fine, green patina, some roughness.

CNG Electronic Auction 233, Lot: 47.
4 commentsDino06/02/10 at 18:08Randygeki(h2): very nice!
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CAMPANIA, Neapolis. Circa 275-250 BC. 45 views (19mm, 5.42 g, 10h).
Obv: Laureate head of Apollo left; ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ before; Ξ behind.
Rx: Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; IΣ below.

Taliercio Series IIIa, 38; HN Italy 589. Good Fine, green patina, some roughness.

CNG Electronic Auction 233, Lot: 47.
4 commentsDino06/02/10 at 17:53Enodia: a very nice bronze, i almost bid on this one mysel...
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Macedon, Eion. Circa 5th century BC. 14 viewsAR Obol or trihemiobol. .55g
Goose standing right looking back, lizard above / Quadripartite incuse.
SNGANS 276
1 commentsDino05/25/10 at 19:36Enodia: i've always liked these little geese... very c...
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Constantius II, 351-355 AD Sandy Patina Fallen Horseman133 viewsDN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, Right Bust, Pearl and Rosette Diademed, Draped and Cuirassed

FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO, Spearman, Horseman reaching.

Gamma in left Field.

ALEA in Exergue

RIC 72
7 commentsCGPCGP05/25/10 at 14:39Philoromaos: Beautiful, love the sand patina and the detail on ...
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Perseus, Macedon, 178-168 B61 viewsBronze of 19 mm
Bust of Perseus to right wearing winged helm with bird's head at crest
Eagle on thunderbolt B - A above, Pi - E below.
1 commentsDino05/25/10 at 10:09Randygeki(h2): nice
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Attica, Athens. 300-287 BC. 105 viewsAr triobol.
Obv; Helmeted hd of Athena right.
Rev; Owl. Dark tone but good silver.
Scarce old collection coin.
1.97g. 13mm.
4 commentsCGPCGP04/29/10 at 19:35areich: Owls are cool.
triobol.jpg
Attica, Athens. 300-287 BC. 105 viewsAr triobol.
Obv; Helmeted hd of Athena right.
Rev; Owl. Dark tone but good silver.
Scarce old collection coin.
1.97g. 13mm.
4 commentsCGPCGP04/29/10 at 19:29slokind: Far better a real tiny frontal owl than a suspect ...
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Syracuse, Sicily. 344-317 BC.50 viewsAR 1/2 Litra (or hemidrachm).
Time of Timoleon.
Arethusa head, left, dolphins surrounding SYRAKOSION before/ Pegasos forepart, l., star symbol above.
1.28g.
SNG ANS 514-515, Munich 1130, BMC 276.

ex Coin Galleries Mail Bid Sale 2/18/1988.
3 commentsDino04/07/10 at 08:08Nikos k: what a classic!
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Macedonia, Thessaloniki40 viewsHead of Dionysos right wreathed with ivy / QESSALONIKI, goat standing right.
AE18. 6.0g.
SNGCop 365.
2 commentsDino04/07/10 at 06:18mihali84: great patina
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Syracuse, Sicily. 344-317 BC.50 viewsAR 1/2 Litra (or hemidrachm).
Time of Timoleon.
Arethusa head, left, dolphins surrounding SYRAKOSION before/ Pegasos forepart, l., star symbol above.
1.28g.
SNG ANS 514-515, Munich 1130, BMC 276.

ex Coin Galleries Mail Bid Sale 2/18/1988.
3 commentsDino04/07/10 at 06:17mihali84: Beautiful coin!
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Macedonia, Amyntas III20 viewsHead of Herakles right in lion skin / AMYNTA, eagle right, serpent in its claws, bending down to devour it.

15mm. 3.6g.

SNG Cop 518, BMC 17.
1 commentsDino04/07/10 at 05:08Randygeki(h2): nice
IMG_0005.JPG
Syracuse, Sicily. 344-317 BC.50 viewsAR 1/2 Litra (or hemidrachm).
Time of Timoleon.
Arethusa head, left, dolphins surrounding SYRAKOSION before/ Pegasos forepart, l., star symbol above.
1.28g.
SNG ANS 514-515, Munich 1130, BMC 276.

ex Coin Galleries Mail Bid Sale 2/18/1988.
3 commentsDino04/07/10 at 03:02Enodia: a nice little coin Dino, i really like the Arethus...
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Himera, 420-408/7 BC49 viewsHemilitron
Obv. hd nymph Himera wearing sphendone, six pellets in front, IME
Rev. six pellets, wreath around
4 commentsCGPCGP03/26/10 at 02:53Enodia: beautiful coin Dino.
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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. 124 views
AR Diobol (12mm, 1.11 g, 9h). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with hippocamp / Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion; club to left, K between Herakles legs. Vlasto 1254-7; HN Italy 914. VF, toned.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection.

CNG 211, Lot: 62.
5 commentsCGPCGP03/16/10 at 11:18Randygeki(h2): very cool
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Argos, Argos Amphilochicum. Circa 350-270 or later. 60 viewsAR Stater. Pegasos flying left, A below / Helmeted head of Athena left; AP behind, shield behind.

Pegasi II p. 530, 24.
4 commentsCGPCGP02/22/10 at 19:31goldenancients: Gorgeous coin! wonderful example!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Megara. 175-168 BC.96 views AR Hemidrachm. Laureate head of Zeus right / DW Monogram on left and PO Monogram on right side of Large AX monogram; above, lyre; all within laurel-wreath, tied below. Clerk 120; BCD 27.1; Benner-Megara-4.3 commentsCGPCGP01/22/10 at 03:44randy h2: nice
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Megara. 175-168 BC.96 views AR Hemidrachm. Laureate head of Zeus right / DW Monogram on left and PO Monogram on right side of Large AX monogram; above, lyre; all within laurel-wreath, tied below. Clerk 120; BCD 27.1; Benner-Megara-4.3 commentsCGPCGP01/21/10 at 20:13Nikos K: Wow! Love the lyre!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Lakedaimon, Sparta 88-30 BC.86 viewsAR hemidrachm. Laureate head Zeus right/Achaian League monogram. Caps of the dioscuri across fields. Monograms above and below All enclosed within laurel wreath tied at bottom. Clerk 318a; Benner-Sparta-6. exHCC, Inc.1 commentsCGPCGP01/21/10 at 20:07Nikos K: Nice!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Tegea. 88-30 BC. 106 viewsAR Hemidrachm (2.49 g, 8h). Laureate head of Zeus right / XA monogram; T-E across field; all within wreath. Clerk 223; BCD 1744; SNG Copenhagen 293; Benner-Tegea-4. Toned.

From Collection C.P.A. Ex Tkalec (24 October 2003), lot 94.

exCNG 78, lot 695.
4 commentsCGPCGP01/21/10 at 20:06Nikos K: what a coin!
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 167-146 BC. 99 views AR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.55g.
Laureate head Zeus right/ Achaian league monogram. Monogram A-TEI-N across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.
Agrinion Hoard 553a (same rev. die); Clerk 82a; Benner-Patrai-29 (this coin).
exBeast Coins.
4 commentsCGPCGP01/20/10 at 03:24randy h2: nice
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Patrai-Patras. 167-146 BC. 99 views AR hemidrachm. 16mm 2.55g.
Laureate head Zeus right/ Achaian league monogram. Monogram A-TEI-N across fields. dolphin below. All within laurel wreath tied at bottom.
Agrinion Hoard 553a (same rev. die); Clerk 82a; Benner-Patrai-29 (this coin).
exBeast Coins.
4 commentsCGPCGP01/19/10 at 17:36Nikos K: Of course! A great coin!
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ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Circa 125-88 BC. AR Hemidrachm306 viewsRhodes. (13mm, 1.46 g). Gorgias, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to left; sun to right; GORGIAS above; all within incuse square. Jenkins, Rhodian, Group D, 147; SNG Keckman -; SNG Copenhagen -. Near EF, hairline flan crack.

ex CNG 184, Lot: 56.
11 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:59Noah: wow...you'll be hard pressed to find one bette...
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Megara. 175-168 BC.96 views AR Hemidrachm. Laureate head of Zeus right / DW Monogram on left and PO Monogram on right side of Large AX monogram; above, lyre; all within laurel-wreath, tied below. Clerk 120; BCD 27.1; Benner-Megara-4.3 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:59Noah: Just a great coin overall
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ACHAIA, Achaean League, Aigieon. ca. 88-30 BC.111 viewsAR Hemidrachm (2.17 g.).
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. AIGIEWN.
rev: Achaian League monogram;CTO to left, API above, DA right, MOC below;all within laurel-wreath, tied below.
Sear-2973;BMC 24f.; SNG Cop. 235; BCD 430; Benner-Aigion-20.
Gorny & Mosch
1 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:58Noah: magnificent toning
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Elis, Olympia - 270s-260s BC. Time of the 115th-132nd Olympiad. 46 viewsAR Hemidrachm
obv: Laureate head of Zeus right
Thunderbolt within wreath; F-A above, A-P-I below.
BCD 213
2 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:57Noah: beautiful toning
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ARGOLIS, Argos. Circa 90-50 BC.78 viewsAR Triobol (15mm, 1.84 g, 11h). Xenophilos, magistrate. Forepart of wolf at bay right / Large A; XENO - F - I - L - OU around, facing head of Helios below crossbar; all within incuse square. BCD Peloponnesos 1179-81 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 51. VF, toned, a few deposits.

CNG 198, lot 97.
5 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:56Noah: Fantastic example
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CORINTH. c.350 BC26 views 12x14
obv: Pegasos l.
rev: trident.
Lanz BCD 267

ex-BCD with tags and photos.
1 commentsDino01/10/10 at 02:56Noah: lovely pegasus
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EUBOEA, Histiaea. Circa 196-146 BC57 viewsAR Tetrobol
Obverse: Head of nymph Histiaea right
Reverse: ISTI-AIEON, nymph seated right on prow; wing on galley
1.4 g, 13 mm

exNumismatic Lanz.
1 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:56Noah: Nice
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MACEDONIAN KINGDOM: Philip II (359-336 BC). 135 viewsAR tetradrachm. Amphipolis, ca. 342/1-329/8. Laureate head of Zeus right / Young male on horseback right, nude, holding palm branch, bee under horses belly, janiform head under left foreleg. SNG ANS 549-555. Two test cuts on reverse. Nearly very fine / good fine (14.27 gm).

ex Freeman and Sear
4 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:55Noah: sensational coin
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Himera, 420-408/7 BC49 viewsHemilitron
Obv. hd nymph Himera wearing sphendone, six pellets in front, IME
Rev. six pellets, wreath around
4 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:54Noah: what a super shiny and lovely patina
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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. 124 views
AR Diobol (12mm, 1.11 g, 9h). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with hippocamp / Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion; club to left, K between Herakles legs. Vlasto 1254-7; HN Italy 914. VF, toned.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection.

CNG 211, Lot: 62.
5 commentsCGPCGP01/10/10 at 02:54Noah: excellent
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CORINTHIA. Corinth. Ca. 345-307 BC. 68 viewsSilver stater (8.54 gm). Pegasus flying left, koppa below / Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet pushed back on head, Artemis running left with flaming torch behind. Calciati Pegasi 451. Ravel 1076.

Ex A. Lynn Collection. Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17, lot 11.
5 commentsDino01/08/10 at 19:47Enodia: very nice!
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Alexander the Great, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, c. 319-305 BC.63 viewsAR Drachm, 4.01g.
Obv: Head of Herakles facing right, daped in lion skin headdress
Rx: ALEXANDROY, Zeus enthroned, facing left; delta within wreath to left and Delta I under throne.
3 commentsDino01/08/10 at 17:18Noah: splendid addition to your gallery
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Alexander the Great, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, c. 319-305 BC.63 viewsAR Drachm, 4.01g.
Obv: Head of Herakles facing right, daped in lion skin headdress
Rx: ALEXANDROY, Zeus enthroned, facing left; delta within wreath to left and Delta I under throne.
3 commentsDino01/08/10 at 10:53Nikos K: I like this portrait and some nice detail on lion&...
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Philip II. Macedonia. 359-336 BC83 viewsAE ; Lysimachia mint.
Obv. Apollo facing right, laureate
Rev. Φ Ι Λ Ι Π Π O Υ above; boy riding horse galloping right, holding palm branch, Λ Y below, forpart of lion right, bow left.
SNG ANS 8-1001.
3 commentsDino01/08/10 at 10:51Nikos K: nice portrait
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CORINTHIA. Corinth. Ca. 345-307 BC. 68 viewsSilver stater (8.54 gm). Pegasus flying left, koppa below / Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet pushed back on head, Artemis running left with flaming torch behind. Calciati Pegasi 451. Ravel 1076.

Ex A. Lynn Collection. Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17, lot 11.
5 commentsDino01/08/10 at 10:40Nikos K: I love it! very beautiful Athena,and i like Artemi...
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