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Auction 176
Ancient Coins Ancient - , Syracuse Hemilitron Ae24 Second Democracy - Time of Dion, (357-354BC), Obverse Head of Eleutherios right, Reverse: Eagle and lightning bolt, 24mm diameter, 12.31 grammes, SNG Copenhagen 727, Good Fine with some surface flaws
£60 London Coins : A176 : Lot 1103 : Ancient Greece - Sicily, Syracuse Hemilitron Ae24 Second Democracy - Time of Dion, (357-354BC), Obve... London Coins : A176 : Lot 1103 : Ancient Greece - Sicily, Syracuse Hemilitron Ae24 Second Democracy - Time of Dion, (357-354BC), Obve...

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 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 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 153
Ancient Coins Group of mixed and coins and two modern copies of s. Mixed grades but mostly poor to fine [5]
£40

Auction 141
Ancient Coins Group of 4 s. Examples from (1) and (3). Various grades and some interesting types. Fine to G Fine. [4]
£60

Auction 124
Ancient Coins Ancient (4) , Syracuse Ae18. Republic Ae As (211-207 BC), As struck by , . All about fine.
£38

Auction 123
Ancient Coins and mixed lot. Republic Marcia 12 (BC 113-112). Denari of , , Junior. Antoniniani of Philip and III. I , London mint, , Hieron II Ae27. , Ae29. Fine to very fine. (9)
£150

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