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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Didrachm

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Auction 167
Ancient Coins Ancients and (30) Miletos, Ionia, One Twelfth late 6th Century BC, an imitative issue, d with traces of silver plating Obv: Head of Lion, Rev: Star Ornament within incuse square. Kyzikos,Mysia ( Minor) Hemi, Obv: Forepart of running boar with tunny facing upward behind, Rev: Head of roaring lion with K retrograde above, all within an incuse square. Kamarina, (413-405 BC) Onkia (Uncia) Obv: Head of Gorgon, Rev: Owl holding lizard, with KAM to left, a single pellet denoting the unit of currency. n Kingdom Philip II (359-336 BC) Ae18 Obv: Head of , right with hair bound with tania, Rev: Naked youth on horse, right, little lettering still visible. Macedonian Kingdom/ of Alexander (336-323 BC) Ae20 Uncertain Mint, Obv: Head of cles in lion-skin head-dress, Rev: AΛE≡ANANAP Bow and Quiver above with club below. Antigonid Kingdom Demetrios Poloirketes (294-288 BC) Ae14 uncertain mint, Obv: Head of Demetrios right wearing crested Helmet, Rev: Prow of galley with BA above. Antigonos Gonatas (277-239 BC) Head of Young Heracles clad in lions skin, Rev: Naked youth on horse right, BA in upper fields. Perseus (179-168 BC) Ae19 Head of Perseus wearing winged cap with raised sword to right, Rev: Eagle with wings open standing left on thunderbolt below. Thracis () Lysimachos (323-281 BC) Ae14Obv: Head of Heracles, right clad in lions skin, Rev: two-line inscription within corn wreath. Mesopotamia, , Asia Minor Seleukos I, Nikator (312-280 BC) Ae19 Obv: Winged Head of Med, Rev: Bull butting BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY and ≡ in field below. Antiochos II (261-246 BC) Ae12 Obv: Diademed Head right, Rev: Apollo seated naked on Omphalos, the sacred stone of Delphi, holding bow and arrow BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY (partly off flan). Seleukos II, Kings, Kallinikos (246-226 BC) Ae17 Obv: Head of in crested Corinthian Helmet, Rev: Nike standing left holding palm EY in field to left. Antiochos IV, Epiphanes (175-164 BC) Ae Chalkos, Obv: Radiate head right, Rev: Tyche enthroned and holding Nike with bird at feet, inscription mostly off flan, Antiochos VI Serrate Obv: Head of Antiochos as Dionysus, right, radiate and wreathed with ivy, Rev: Elephant advancing left holding torch with his trunk ΣTA over star in right field EПIфANOYΣ ΔIONYΣOY below. Antiochos VIII (121-96 BC) Ae19 Obv: Radiate Head right, Rev: Eagle standing left in background. Antiochos IX (113-95 BC) Ae19 Obv: Diademed head right, Rev: seated left holding Nike and sceptre AK below. Egypt - The Ptolemaic Kingdom I, Soter (305-283 BC) Ae27 Obv: Laureate Head of Zeus, Rev: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt legend unclear. Ptolemy II, Philadelphos (285-246 BC) Ae28 Obv: Laureate Head of Zeus right, Rev: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, with wings open, AM in left field. Ptolemy V, Epiphanes (204-180 BC) Silver Di Obv: Draped Bust of Ptolemy right, as Dionysus diademed and wreathed in ivy, ornamented pole over shoulder, Rev: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings open. Ptolemy VI, Philometor and II (180-145 BC) Ae28 Obv: Head of Cleopatra I as Isis, Rev: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings open, monogram ПA to left of eagle. Kingdom of Syracuse - Sicily Heiron II (275-216 BC) Ae18 Obv: Head of , left, wearing tainia, Rev: Ornamented Trident Head between two dolphins dividing IEPΩ - NOS in lower field. Republic of Syracuse - Sicily (214-212 BC) Ae22 Obv: Laureate Head of Apollo, left, Rev: Castor and Pollux on horseback, right. Thessalian League, Thessaly, Central , 196-146 BC Ae20 Obv: Laureate head of Apollo, right Rev: Athene Itonia. Kingdom of Pontus - , and Asia Minor - Mithradates VI, Eupator 'The Great; (120-63 BC) Obverse: Head of Athena, right wearing triple-crested helmet ornamented with Pegasus, the winged horse, Rev: Pegasus standing, facing, holding harp (hooked sword) and head of the Gorgon Medusa, whose body lies at his feet. City Issue of the Republic - City of Leukas, Akarnania (West Coast of Greece) after 167 BC, Obv: Head of Young Heracles in lions skin, Club right, legend unclear. Tarsos Cilicia, after 164 BC, Ae16 Obv: Turretted head of Tyche, Rev: Sandan standing right, on winged and horned lion, carrying bow-case and sword. City of Tyre, (Lebano
£300

Auction 166
Ancient Coins (18) including s (4) of Alexander, Pannonian Celts, Philip Philadelphus and Ephesos, a of Corcyra, and Drachms of Alexander, Lysimachos, Chalkis, Phraates IV etc. in mixed grades to VF
£440

Auction 159
Ancient Coins . Anonymous. C, 225-212 BC. Ar Quadrigatus-Di. Obv; laureate, janiform head of Dioscuri. Rev; in quadriga right, driven by Victory, Jupiter holds and hurls thunderbolt, ROMA incuse on tablet below. Cr 28/3; Syd 64. Flan crack but good metal. 6.67g. VF
£170 London Coins : A159 : Lot 590 : Roman. Anonymous.  C, 225-212 BC.  Ar Quadrigatus-Didrachm.  Obv; laureate, janiform head of Dioscur... London Coins : A159 : Lot 590 : Roman. Anonymous.  C, 225-212 BC.  Ar Quadrigatus-Didrachm.  Obv; laureate, janiform head of Dioscur...

Auction 151
Ancient Coins Ar Di, , Velia, 350-281BC, Obv. Hd. of r. in crested helmet, ornamented with griffin, Rev. Lion walking r., dolphin above, YEΛHTΩN in ex. (GCV 460v) GVF light corrosion rev.
£140 London Coins : A151 : Lot 2014 : Greek Ar Didrachm, Italy, Velia, 350-281BC, Obv. Hd. of Athena r. in crested helmet, ornamented with... London Coins : A151 : Lot 2014 : Greek Ar Didrachm, Italy, Velia, 350-281BC, Obv. Hd. of Athena r. in crested helmet, ornamented with...

Auction 140
Ancient Coins A of (199) in (42) and (157) housed in a cabinet, The collector remarks: 'The Autonomous Coinage of Phoenicia, although firmly within the series, is remarkable for its maritime imagery and unique script, including several early dated series. The strategic location of Phoenicia (modern ) led to repeated incursions by Alexander and his successors, the Ptolemies and s, and ultimately by the s ; a turbulent history reflected in a further wealth of coin types'. Lot includes s (16) Aradus (2), of Alexander and obv. Tyche, Berytus (), Ake-Ptolemais (3), of II , Antiochus VIII, and Caracalla, Sidon (3) Ptolemy II, , and obv. Tyche, Tyre (7) Ptolemy II, Melquarth, (3), Caracalla, ; Dis (4) Byblos, Sidon, Tyre (2); a of Aradus and s of Tyre (2), with other silver (20) including two very rare fractions of Gebaal (Byblos) Lion/Lotus type. The copper represents the mints of Aradus, Berytus, Ake, Byblos, Carne, Marathus, Orthosia, Tripolis, 'uncertain mint', Sidon, Tyre, comprising a solid range of autonomous and Roman issues including rarities such as (Berytus), Diadumenian, Rev. Temple of , and Aquileia Severa, both of Tyre. Lot includes Books (3), in mixed grades many in VF a few better, the s in particular worthy of further study and further detailed research
£4,800

Auction 129
Ancient Coins Ancient . Taras. 302 - 281BC () Di. Boy on horse standing right. R. Taras seated left on dolphin
£160 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1005 : Ancient Greece. Taras. 302 - 281BC (silver) Didrachm. Boy on horse standing right. R. Taras seated l... London Coins : A129 : Lot 1005 : Ancient Greece. Taras. 302 - 281BC (silver) Didrachm. Boy on horse standing right. R. Taras seated l...

Auction 121
Ancient Coins (8), includes Athens new style , obverse head of , reverse owl.Thasos Tetradrachm (2), obverse head of young Dionysos, reverse kles standing. Amphipolis Tetradrachm, obverse n shield, reverse club. nia Pontika silver Drachm (2), obverse Anchor, reverse Gorgoneion. Lysimachos Drachm, obverse head of Alexander, reverse Athena enthroned. Samothrake , obverse head of Athena, reverse kybele enthroned left. All fine to very fine, some with mount marks
£260

Auction 113
Ancient Coins (2) Republican L. Velarius Acisculus. Siliqua of Valentinian, Head of cles Head of Heracles
£140

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