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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Roman Greek Silver Bronze : Ancient Coins

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Group of mixed and ancients. Mostly and provincial bronzes. A silver of and three . Two other pieces which are modern copies. Poor to Good fine some with verdigris. [35]
£550

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 Ancient and s (20) including of the Republic (2, Furid 18 and Thoria 1) and , Asses (3) ian s (3), other and mixed ae etc. (8) a Parthian Drachm and a of Canterbury Mint, the silver mostly Fine or better, the bronze in mixed lower grades
£170

Auction 160
Ancient Coins A group of mixed ancient and coins. , , Republic and amongst others. Various grades and conditions. Poor to NVF [32]
£300

Auction 159
Ancient Coins A of 31 and 1 together with 4 low grade bronzes. Most identified there are examples from the Republic through to the 4th century. An across the board mixture of emperors and some good collectable grades. Fine to GVF. [36]
£1,100

Auction 158
Ancient Coins Group of mixed and ancients. Mostly and provincial bronzes. A silver of and three . Two other pieces which are modern copies. Poor to Good fine some with verdigris. [35]
£360

Auction 158
Ancient Coins Ancients a varied group (34) includes , Indo- and more, mostly s a handful in , along with a and Farthing, in mixed grades
£80

Auction 157
Ancient Coins of mixed ancients. and s including and a of . Fair to G Fine [34]
£320

Auction 153
Ancient Coins Group of mixed and ancients including , and provincials and . Some larger denominations of s and a plus two gilded . Mixed grades. [23]
£360

Auction 146
Ancient Coins of and s and s. 45 Roman bronze and silver from the Republic through to the 4th century AD, examples from and Allectus noted. 6 bronze coins from the Greek and provinces. Mixed grades and conditions, varied selection. [51] Poor to NVF.
£300

Auction 146
Ancient Coins of and s and bronzes. Roman bronze and silver from the Republic through to the 4th century AD, a small module of included. coins from the Greek and s included. Mixed grades and conditions, varied selection. [45] Poor to NVF.
£120

Auction 145
Ancient Coins of mixed ancients. Most are and provincial s with some s. Mostly identified in old collection packets. Mixed grades and of an average quality but worth a look. [47] Poor to Fine.
£480

Auction 145
Ancient Coins of mixed and . From through to Probus and including a small silver and a bronze. Good selection including , and a Bi Alexandrian . Various grades and conditions. [18] Fine to GVF
£380

Auction 145
Ancient Coins Low grade (circa 150) mostly a few in along with a small group of Ancient replicas £100

Auction 144
Ancient Coins of mixed ancient and coins including a of . Pieces from , , and . Various grades and conditions. [34] Poor to G Fine
£75

Auction 143
Ancient Coins of mixed and ancient coins. , and Jewish including a Alexandrian of and a Ar of the Armorican. Other cultures included, various grades and conditions. [36] Poor to NVF
£180 London Coins : A143 : Lot 1395 : Collection of mixed bronze and silver ancient coins. Roman, Greek and Jewish including a Alexandrian... London Coins : A143 : Lot 1395 : Collection of mixed bronze and silver ancient coins. Roman, Greek and Jewish including a Alexandrian...

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 137
Ancient Coins A of mixed ancients. 3 mixed coins. 1 Ar of . 1 I Ar tetradrachm, Alexandrian mint and 1 Lycian Ar (pierced). 4 of (2), and . 1 early Iberian of Castulo. 1 Ar , Rev; PONT MAX TR P COS V; Pax std l. Lastly an unusual lead test piece from the time of . Mixed grades. Poor to NVF [10]
£300

Auction 134
Ancient Coins of mixed ancients some of which are modern copies. Selection of low grade mixed s most of which are genuine but low grade. 5 s and 1 Au all of which are modern copies. Mixed grades and conditions. Poor to NVF. (46)
£80

Auction 129
Ancient Coins Ancient . (3) . II (285 - 246BC). 44mm. and Ptolemy III (246 - 221BC) 42mm. Bronze. Both = Head of ammon right. R. Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Indo-. Menander (c. 160 - 145BC) his heroic bust left. R. standing right and Antoniniani of III and Philip I. First two with corrosion and scratches otherwise F-VF
£130

Auction 126
Ancient Coins A good of (94) and coins (inc. a run of Emperor's wives) together with a few inc. a of V. Contained in a mahogany cabinet with five trays. Grades mixed but generally good condition.
£1,700

Auction 125
Ancient Coins and (92). Mixed lot, includes , antoniniani and folles, some London mints. Together with , , etc. Average about fine.
£180

Auction 125
Ancient Coins (6). of , Tiberius seated left, R. S.C. As, Tiberius As, As, of Chersonese and an of Massalia. Fair to fine.
£60

Auction 119
Ancient Coins , & . Interesting mixed group of , and , all with animal reverses. Includes a boar, pegasus, stag and eagle. Very fine. (15)
£210

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