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London Coins Auction 172
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 173
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 174
4th - 5th September 2021

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Hemidrachm

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Auction 171
Ancient Coins (2) (c.9-22AD) 36mm 6.36 grammes and 26mm 3.6 grammes, Fine with green patina, Ancient (22) Ar Thrace - Istros, Late 5th-4th Century BC Obv. Two Young male heads/ Rev. Sea Eagle left on dolphin AΠ 4.95 grammes NVF. - Syracuse Ar Litra Hiketas II (288-278BC) Obv. Head of right/ Rev.Eagle standing left, 6.03 grammes Near Fine. Thasos Ar Trihemiobol (411-350BC) Obv. Satyr kneeling left holding kantharios/ Rev. Amphora, 0.64 grammes, Fine. Thrace - Chersonesos Ar (480-350BC) Obv. Forepart of Lion right, head reverted/ Rev. Dot AY monogram dot - Bee, 2.36 grammes, Sear 1605 var.VF. Ionia - Miletos Ar , Late 6th Century BC, Obv. Forepart of lion left, head turned/ Rev. Floral Star in incuse square, 0.88 grammes SNG Cop. 952 NF/Fine. Ionia - Miletos Ar Obol Late 6th Century BC, Obv. Forepart of Lion left, head turned/ Rev. Floral Star pattern in incuse square, 0.93 grammes, Fine/Good Fine. Ionia - Miletos Ar Diobol Late 6th Century BC, Sear SG 3533, Obv. Lion's head left/ Rev. Floral Star pattern in incuse square, 1.2 grammes, VF. Ionia - Uncertain Ar Trihemiobol c.Late 6th Century BC, Obv. Star of 8 rays/ Rev. Quadripartite square 0.61 grammes Fine. Sicily Trihemiobol Obv.Triskeles/Rev.Pellet in circle 0.61 grammes, Fine. Mylasa- Caria Ae17 Strategos Eupolemos, Obv. Three overlapping shields Rev.EMΠO / ΛEMOY Sheathed Sword. 1.90 grammes Lindgren III 435, NVF. Elymais -Orodes II Drachm (100-150AD) 3.74 grammes Fine. Knidos - Caria Ae11 (300-190BC) Obv. Head of right/ Rev. Prow right 1.95 grammes, Fine. Kyme - Aeolis (350-250BC) Ae15. Magistrate Eubios 3.68 grammes. Obv. KY and forepart of horse right EYBIOΣ below/Rev. One-handled drinking cup, TEYB monogram to left SNG Cop 76. Good Fine. Pontos - uncertain, possibly Amisos Ae24 c.130-100BC. Obv. Helmeted head left/ Rev. Star with eight rays, 20.15 grammes About Fine. Maroneia - Thrace Semi-Autonomous coinage Ae15 (400-350BC) Obv. Prancing Horse right, monogram below/ Rev. grape-vine within linear frame. 2.33 grammes, Fine. Brettii - Bruttium Ae14 reduced /Uncia (208-205BC) Obv. Head right/Rev. Eagle standing Near Fine with green patination. Carthage in Zeugitana Ae14 Obv. Head of Taniot left/Rev. Horse prancing right, 3.245 grammes, SNG Cop95 VG/Near Fine. - Akanthos Ar Hemiobol (C.470-390BC) 8mm diameter, 0.37 grammes Obv. Head of Bull right/ Rev. Quadripartite incuse square SNG ANS 51 GVF. Lydia - Tmolus Ae14 semi-autonomous issue. (117-161AD) Obv. Youthful head of Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy, thyrsos before/ Rev. TMΩΛITΩN, bunch of grapes, 97, Waddington 5384, Sardis 327, Good Fine. Mysia - Pergamon Ae12 (200-133BC) Philetaerus, King of Pergamum. Obv. Helmeted Head of right/ Rev. ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY, Bow. SNG von Aulock 1364; SNG Stockholm 2086; SNG 1094; BMC 12, 54; Lindgren III 273 Good Fine with green patination. Thrace - Mesembria c.3rd to2nd Century BC Ae19 Obv. Female head right/ Rev. Athena Promachos standing left holding shield and brandishing spear, 5.17 grammes, SNG Cop 660 approaching Fine, along with a further group of Ancients (15) all but one in bronze, in mixed lower grades. Macedonia - Antigonus I Ae15 Obv. Gorgon on shield, Rev Worn. 3.84 grammes. VG/Poor. (3) - Northwest Senones (c.100BC-50BC) Unit, Obv. Head right/ Rev. Stylized horse with pellets around. 17mm diameter, 4.64 grammes Fine on an irregularly shaped flan., Celtic Unit Obv. Blank/ Rev.Horse and right, 14mm diameter, 2.71 grammes, NVF with edge cracks. Celtic - Britain S.436 Symbol type Obv. Two opposed crescents/ Rev. Horse with three pellets below, 1.12 grammes, Fine
£420

Auction 171
Ancient Coins Hemis (10) VF to NEF
£120 London Coins : A171 : Lot 1208 : Sassanian Hemidrachms (10) VF to NEF

Auction 169
Ancient Coins Ancient (20) Quarter Obol Teos-Ionia Tetartemorion, c.500BC, Head of Griffin right/Quadripart incuse square, About Fine. Mysia - Parion Diobol c.480BC Gorgon's Head/Incuse square containing cruciform square, pellet in centre, 1.64 grammes, About Fine/Fine. Thrace - Chersonesos 386-338BC McCLean 4091 Forepart of Lion right. head reverted/Quardipart incuse square with AG over dot in one section, bucranium in another NVF with good metal. Mysia - Parion Hemidrachm c.400-300BC Head of Gorgon facing/PA-RI above and below Bull standing left, with head turned right, bucranium below, BMC 19 Fine. Mysia - Parion Hemidrachm Head of Gorgon facing with tongue protruding, surrounded by serpents/Bull standing left, struck off-centre with much of the bull off-flan 2.36 grammes, About Fine. - Massalia Obol 4th Century BC Youthful head of left/Wheel of four spokes M in one angle, largely off-centre, 0.5 grammes, Depeyrot 64 Fine. Thrace - Thasos Obol 450-425BC Satyr keeling left holding kantharos/Amphora, 0.95 grammes, BMC 53 Good Fine with edge crack. Caria - Kos Hemiobol, 0.65 grammes, Crab/square with dot in one angle, Fine. Lesbos Hemiobol c.525-475BC Head of Attis right wearing Phyrgian cap/incuse square Fine. Lesbos-Mytilene 1/36 stater, , Two Eyes/Incuse square 0.82 grammes Fine or slightly better with some edge cracks. Ionia, uncertain mint 8-Rayed star/Incuse square, c.5th Century BC, 0.72 grammes, 8mm diameter, Fine or slightly better. - Akragas Penion c.460-446BC Eagle standing right/5 dots denoting mark of value 9mm diameter, 0.96 grammes. Apollonia Pontica, Thrace c.420-+300BC, Gorgon facing with open mouth, tongue protruding/Upright anchor with crayfish in right field, 2.75 grammes Fine with some encrustation. Ionia - Miletos Silver 1/12th , 6th Century BC9mm diameter, 0.95 grammes Lion's Head left/Star ornament within an incuse square, Sear 3533, Fine. Thraco-n Tribes Silver Hemiobol Spearhead/Quadripartite incuse square with dot in each angle, 8mm diameter, 0.69 grammes, Fine or better. Maroneia - Thrace 398-385BC Forepart of Horse left/Grapevine within dotted square, letters indistinct, 2.2 grammes VG, Ionia - Kolophon Tetartemorion c.450BC, 0.22 grammes, 7mm diameter, Head right/incuse square with dot in one angle VG with some encrustation. Kingdom of Macedonia, Demetrios Poliorketes Ae11 c.290-287BC, Helmeted Head Right/Prow right with BA above AIX below Fine with some surface dirt. - I, as Satrap, Silver Hemidrachm, Head right in elephant skin headdress/ Alkidemos walking right brandishing spear and shield, 1.21 grammes, 10mm diameter, Fine. Bruttium Hemidrachm Lion facing/TAMБ in cross within circle, 9.5mm diameter, 1.31 grammes, Fine
£300

Auction 169
Ancient Coins Hemis (15) VF to NEF
£150

Auction 169
Ancient Coins Hemis (15) VF to NEF
£140

Auction 168
Ancient Coins Ancient 480BC to First Century BC a wide ranging group (19) includes nia Pontica VF, Apollonia Thrace Silver Di Fine, Thrace Cheronnesos Lion (400-350BC) (2) GVF and VF, Histiaeia - Euboia Tetrobol (340BC to 330BC) NVF, Pergamon, Mysia AE10 Civic issue 310-284BC, Good Fine others generally VG to Good Fine, an interesting group worthy of further study
£260

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Hemis (15) VF to NEF
£160

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Hemis (15) VF to NEF
£150

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Hemis (16) VF to NEF
£150

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Hemis (10) NVF to NEF
£140

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Hemis (10) VF to NEF
£140

Auction 167
Ancient Coins Ancient - Persis Hemi Manchihr II mid 2nd Century AD 14mm diameter, 1.30 grammes, Obverse: Diademed bust of Manuchtir to left, wearing tiara decorated with crescent, Reverse: Diademed bust left, Near EF with a hint of tone
£36 London Coins : A167 : Lot 327 : Ancient Greece - Persis Silver Hemidrachm Manchihr II mid 2nd Century AD 14mm diameter, 1.30 grammes... London Coins : A167 : Lot 327 : Ancient Greece - Persis Silver Hemidrachm Manchihr II mid 2nd Century AD 14mm diameter, 1.30 grammes...

Auction 162
Ancient Coins and . Includes silver , obv. head of , rev. eagle standing left. Sear 3321. Achaean league silver hemidrachms (2). Histiaia silver tetr, Miletus silver diobol, Alexandria of Salonina. Fine to very fine (10)
£200

Auction 162
Ancient Coins , ((88-43 BC) trihemi, weighs 4.25 grams. Obv. head of Helios three quarter face to right. Rev. full blown rose to front, P - O in field, corn ear below. Sear 5069. Very fine, but with deposit on reverse
£180 London Coins : A162 : Lot 1564 : Greece, Rhodes ((88-43 BC) silver trihemidrachm, weighs 4.25 grams. Obv. head of Helios three quarte... London Coins : A162 : Lot 1564 : Greece, Rhodes ((88-43 BC) silver trihemidrachm, weighs 4.25 grams. Obv. head of Helios three quarte...

Auction 150
Ancient Coins Hemi Ar. . C, 56-58 AD. Obv; NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev: Victory standing right, her right foot on a globe, inscribing shield propped on her right knee. RIC 618. Reverse a little off centre. 1.82g. GVF
£240 London Coins : A150 : Lot 1674 : Hemidrachm Ar. Nero. C,  56-58 AD. Obv;  NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of... London Coins : A150 : Lot 1674 : Hemidrachm Ar. Nero. C,  56-58 AD. Obv;  NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI Laureate head of...

Auction 150
Ancient Coins Ancients in (22) , Drachm, , , , along with s (16) and a wreath (weight 0.52 grammes) I mixed grades
£180

Auction 150
Ancient Coins Ancients in (3) III rev, Tabaristan Hemi 780 - 93, Al Mahdi 775 - 786
£38

Auction 148
Ancient Coins Ar (11) Corcyra , 450-400BC, cow and calf, rev. stellate , club behind, K before (GCV 2007v) NVF: Fifth Stater Philip II Macedon c.,350BC (GCV 6689) VF: Tetrdrachm , mint of Aradus, GF weak before face: s (2) Kolchis c.400BC (GCV 3628) GF, and Cherronesos, Thrace C.400BC, obv. lion (GCV 1602) VF: Epidamnos-Dyrrachium after 229BC (GCV 1899) VF: Half Tyre 10/11AD (GCV 3921v, Prieur no examples) F scarce: minors (4) all damaged described on tickets including a rare issue commemorating the defeat of Carthage by Syracuse (11)
£280

Auction 138
Ancient Coins A group of large s, and As's including a bronze from Julia Traducta and an Alexandrian hemi of . From the Republic through to . Various grades from Fine to N VF. [9]
£150

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 135
Hammered Coins Hammered. A small selection of 3 hammered coins, and plus a Ar hemi of the Achaean league. Various grades. [4]
£40

Auction 134
Ancient Coins , Caria Halikarnassos, hemi, /lyre S.4876 VF small indentation on the rim at 9 o'clock
£110 London Coins : A134 : Lot 1721 : Greece, Caria Halikarnassos, silver hemidrachm, Apollo/lyre S.4876 VF small indentation ... London Coins : A134 : Lot 1721 : Greece, Caria Halikarnassos, silver hemidrachm, Apollo/lyre S.4876 VF small indentation ...

Auction 132
World Bulk Lots Sasanian Multiple Dirhems (2) 9.7grammes and 10.2 grammes AH301-343 GF-NVF, Arab-Sasanian 4 grammes AD 590-627 NVF, Provincial Coinage of Tabaristan of 2 grammes Anonymous issue Yr 130-132 Mitchiner 286-288 NEF
£110

Auction 129
Ancient Coins Ancient . Thracian Chersonesos. 480 - 350BC. Hemi. Forepart of lion right, looking back. R. ??? Square divided diagonally into four, Caduceus and X in opposing quarters. C.f. Plant 1359. Test Cut in edge, GVF/VF
£50 London Coins : A129 : Lot 1006 : Ancient Greece. Thracian Chersonesos. 480 - 350BC. Silver Hemidrachm. Forepart of lion right, lo... London Coins : A129 : Lot 1006 : Ancient Greece. Thracian Chersonesos. 480 - 350BC. Silver Hemidrachm. Forepart of lion right, lo...

Auction 119
Ancient Coins . Thrace, Istros(400-350BC) . Obverse two young male heads facing, side by side, one upright the other inverted. Reverse sea-eagle standing left on dolphin. SEAR1669. Good very fine. Peloponnesos, Sikyon(430-390BC) silver hemi. Obv
£70

Auction 114
Ancient Coins Ancient Hemia Trikka 480-400 BC GVF
£100

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