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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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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 163
Ancient Coins Antioch VIII Grypos Ar , Kingdom, 121-96BC, Obverse: Diademed Head of Antiochus VIII right BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EПIфANOYΣ to right and left of Ouranios, naked, standing left holding star and , Crescent above head, IE over A in left field, AP in exergue, Babylon 1417var (Letter in exergue) Good Fine/Fine with pitted surfaces
£130 London Coins : A163 : Lot 205 : Antioch VIII Grypos Ar Tetradrachm, Seleukid Kingdom, 121-96BC, Obverse: Diademed Head of Antiochus ... London Coins : A163 : Lot 205 : Antioch VIII Grypos Ar Tetradrachm, Seleukid Kingdom, 121-96BC, Obverse: Diademed Head of Antiochus ...

Auction 162
Ancient Coins Kingdom Ar Antiochus IX Philopator (114/3-95BC) Mint, dated SE201 (112/1 BC) Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus IX, right, Reverse: standing left, holding Nike and resting hand on grounded shied, spear resting against arm, in outer left field, AΓ, old graffito in left field, evidently an unrecorded variety, in an NGC holder and graded Choice XF Graffiti
£320 London Coins : A162 : Lot 2078 : Seleukid Kingdom Ar Tetradrachm Antiochus IX Philopator (114/3-95BC) Damascus Mint, dated SE201 (112... London Coins : A162 : Lot 2078 : Seleukid Kingdom Ar Tetradrachm Antiochus IX Philopator (114/3-95BC) Damascus Mint, dated SE201 (112...

Auction 162
Ancient Coins Kingdom Ar Antiochus VII 189-138BC Reverse: Nike standing, some pitting to the reverse, in an NNC holder and graded VF35, Hephthalite Drachm 600AD (White Huns) Obverse: head facing right, in decorated , Reverse: Fire Altar with attendants, in an NNC holder and graded MS64 BR, with edge crack, Bronze the Great (307-337AD) EF, - 12th - 13th Century Counts of Melgueil-Lanque-Doc Frozen type, 1.04 grammes, Obverse: 4 Annulets, degenerated legend, Reverse: Cross with degenerated legends Good Fine
£70

Auction 154
Ancient Coins , Kingdom Demetrios I (162-150BC) Obv Bust right, Reverse standing holding comet, M below, Near EF with some light pitting
£160 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1560 : Syria, Seleukid Kingdom Tetradrachm Demetrios I (162-150BC) Obv Bust right, Reverse Zeus standing ho... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1560 : Syria, Seleukid Kingdom Tetradrachm Demetrios I (162-150BC) Obv Bust right, Reverse Zeus standing ho...

Auction 153
Ancient Coins Ar . . Philip Philadelphos. Antioch on the Orontes. C, 93-83 BC. Obv; Diademed head right. Rev; seated left, holding wreath bearing Nike and . SNG Spaer 2800. Grey tone. 15.44g. NVF/Fine
£50

Auction 152
Ancient Coins , Kingdom Demetrios I (162-150BC) Obv Bust right, Reverse seated left on throne supported by Tritoness, HNP below, weight 16.58 grammes, Near EF
£240 London Coins : A152 : Lot 1947 : Syria, Seleukid Kingdom Tetradrachm Demetrios I (162-150BC) Obv Bust right, Reverse Zeus seated left... London Coins : A152 : Lot 1947 : Syria, Seleukid Kingdom Tetradrachm Demetrios I (162-150BC) Obv Bust right, Reverse Zeus seated left...

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 104
Ancient Coins The Kingdom Province of head of Philip, reverse seated Sear 7214 VF
£40

Auction 104
Ancient Coins The Kingdom Province of head of Philip, reverse seated Sear 7214 VF
£38

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