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Antiquities

1984

1985

1986

1987

Palestine, late bronze age (c.1550-1200BC) Canaanite steatite scarab 17mm with deep carved depiction of two stylized Egyptian-style figures standing beneath a tree; together with a Sumerian black steatite cylinder seal with traces of an unclear original design over which a later design has been added (2 items) Est. $75

Egypt, Middle Kingdom-Late Period (c.1500-300BC) two steatite scarabs, one with nicely defined hieroglyphs and traces of green glaze, a circular steatite scarab-type amulet with ornamental pattern in place of the hieroglyphs, and a carved turquoise-coloured greenstone scarab, the last without drill hole and possibly a production of later times but a nice lot overall (4 items) Est. $125

1988

Egypt, 26th Dynasty (664-525BC) faience Ushabti 124mm with hieroglyph column on the front, broken in three pieces and crudely repaired, missing the feet; 30th Dynasty (c.380-343BC) two smaller Ushabtis, one 92mm with partial glaze on the lower portion only and small piece broken from the feet; the other 64mm with turquoise glaze complete (3 items) Est. $125

1989

Luristan Culture, late bronze age (c.1000BC) bronze spear head with thickened rib from tang to point, nicely patinated, length 230mm Est. $200

1990

Luristan Culture, late bronze age (c.1000BC) bronze spear head, slightly thickened rib from the base of the tang to the point, even patina green on one side and mottled green/brown on the other, length 200mm Est. $200

1991

Luristan Culture, late bronze age (c.1000BC) bronze spear head with slightly thickened rib from tang to point, holed twice on the tang for fixing to shaft, lateral seam indicating a possible repair but a nice heavy and very collectable example, length 315mm Est. $150

1992

Luristan Culture, late bronze age (c.1000BC) two bronze spear heads similar to last, length 264mm and 240mm (2 items) Est. $300

1993

Luristan Culture, late bronze age (c.1000BC) two bronze spear heads similar to last, both with mottled green patina, length 190mm (2 items) Est. $300

Egypt, a similar group comprising two steatite scarabs and one faience scarab, 13-18mm, some minor edge chipping but all with good clear hieroglyphs (3 items) Est. $90

Egypt, 26th Dynasty (664-525BC) or earlier, re-strung interspaced faience bead necklace with two coloured glass beads and a faience Thoth amulet; together with two bronze nails 88mm and 59mm, a pair of bronze earrings (brittle: one broken) and a pair of Nubian earrings (7 items) Est. $50

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1995

1996

1997

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1994

Luristan Culture, late bronze age (c.1000BC) bronze dagger or spear head with long tang bent at the end for fixing firm to handle or shaft, fine light soil encrustation with patches of green patina underneath, length 240mm Est. $150

1998

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) group of three blown glass phials, one mould-blown with linear sides and flanged lip, another with pinched linear decorated sides, the third plain, the first piece with crack in the side and couple of very small chips on the lip, height 65-78mm (3 items) Est. $300

1999

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) clear glass perfume bottle, very wide body with narrow tapering neck and broad flaring lip, piece of sedimentary deposit encrusted on one side from which a stable crack in the glass emanates, a glass fragment broken from inside sits loose within, height 49mm, width 57mm; and a pale bluegreen phial with flared lip, some cracks in the body but stable, height 48mm (2 items) Est. $200

2000

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) pale green blown glass tear bottle, flat base with narrow neck and wide flaring lip for gathering tears, a flaw in the glass on one side from the manufacturing process does not detract, the lip free from any cracks or chips, some very minor soil remnants and a lovely example, height 57mm Est. $125

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) milky pale green mould-blown glass bottle, flat bottomed bulbous body with shallow linear decorated sides, short neck with flared lip, minor encrustation and some soil remains, height 70mm Est. $150

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) two pale green mould-blown glass phials, both with linear sides and flanged lips, soil remains, height 67 and 70mm (2 items) Est. $200

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) group of three small blown glass phials, two with wide bodies, low necks with flanged lips in pale green or reddish-brown, 36mm and 40mm; the third item in pale green glass with slightly flared lip, 61mm (3 items) Est. $250

Lot 2001

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2005

Roman (c.1st Century AD) terracotta greyware single-handled vessel, flat bottom, wide bulbous body with short neck and flaring lip, 9mm drilled hole near the base and a few chips around the edge of the lip, the handle broken and neatly reaffixed, a rather rough undecorated surface but a nice example with attractive classical shape Est. $125

2006

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) two terracotta jars or cups, one widebodied in blackened terracotta with three handles on a small foot, the other in red terracotta with a single handle and stout foot, both broken and repaired, height 88mm and 116mm (2 items) Est. $150

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) group of three pale green blown glass bottles or phials, one mould-blown with linear sides and long neck with slightly flared lip, the others plain, height 50-56mm (3 items) Est. $300

2007

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) terracotta greyware cup height 83mm with foot and flared lip; with a slightly smaller terracotta vessel or cup on a narrow foot, small chip on the lip, removal of the redbrown paint on one side indicative of a possible repair otherwise intact (2 items) Est. $125

Roman (1st-3rd Century AD) terracotta lacrimatorium (tear bottle), bulbous body with long neck, flanged at the top, a couple a very tiny nicks in the flange otherwise free of cracks or other damage, height 90mm Est. $60

2008

Late Roman period (4th-5th Century AD) early Christian buff terracotta oil lamp, length 89mm with ring base, medium height conical body decorated with a cross in a panel at the front and linear ridges on the shoulder (c.f. Adler 907, Schloessinger 453ff), carbonization around the nozzle from original use An early use of the cross in Christian symbolism Est. $75

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) a delightful pale green glass mouldblown bottle with raised pattern on the sides, flat bottom, wide slightly tapering neck, minor soil remains within at the bottom, height 65mm Est. $125

2002

Roman (c.3rd Century AD) mould-blown blue-green bottle with linear pattern on the sides, flat bottom slightly askew, broad straight sided neck with very slight thickened roll at the top, height 65mm Est. $100

2003

2004

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2001

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Late Roman or early Byzantine period (5th-7th Century) JudaeaPalestine oil lamps (2), one 82mm in buff terracotta with high conical body, linear ridges on the shoulder and spillage channel; the other 80mm in pink terracotta with flat topped body and shallow spillage channel with linear decoration, both with ring bases, the first with some carbonization from original use and a small chip on the nozzle, the second with discrete repairs to the nozzle (2 items) Est. $75

CENTRAL GREECE, AKARNANIA

2016

Ancient Greek

CENTRAL GREECE, EUBOIA

MACEDON

2017

Histiaia (3rd Century BC) AR Tetrobol, head of nymph Histiaia, Rev nymph seated right on galley (S2496) the reverse struck off centre, a nice obverse portrait aVF Est. $60

CENTRAL GREECE, ATTICA

2010

Alexander III (336-323BC) Drachm, Head of Herakles, Rev Zeus enthroned left holding eagle and sceptre, right leg drawn back, KI before (S6730; Cop 988) gVF Est. $100

2011

Alexander III (336-323BC) Drachm, Head of Herakles, Rev Zeus enthroned left (S6730; Cop 944) Fine Est. $50

2012

Anaktorion (300-250BC) Stater, Pegasus flying left, Rev helmeted head of Athena left (S2254) some peripheral hoard discolouration on obverse and a few scratches otherwise VF Est. $125

Alexander III (336-323BC) posthumous Tetradrachm of Uranopolis, Head of Herakles, Rev Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, wreath below (S6721; Cop 707) gVF Est. $250

2018

Athens (393-300BC) Tetradrachm, Head of Athena right, Rev Owl (S2537) aVF Est. $125

2019

Athens (3rd Century BC) Tetradrachm, head of Athena, Rev Owl, late issue struck on a misshapen flan (S2547) Fair; together with Greek bronzes (6) including Hieron of Syracuse, Fair-Fine (7 coins) Est. $60

ASIA MINOR, IONIA 2020

NORTHERN GREECE, THRACE

Kolophon (480-450BC) Silver Tetartemorion, Head of Apollo facing, Rev TE monogram in incuse square (S4343); Pontus Amisos (2nd-1st Century BC) AE20, Aegis with Gorgon’s head, Rev Nike (S3642); plus Rhodes AE10, female head right, Rev Rose (2); and a Punic or Spanish AE17, Rev Bull, Fine-VF (5 coins) Est. $60

ASIA MINOR, LYDIA 2013

Pantikapaion (4th Century BC) AE21, bearded head of Pan right, Rev forepart of griffin left (S1700) area of obverse surface affected by corrosion removal, gVF Est. $40

2021

NORTHERN GREECE, CELTIC TRIBES

Persian Imperial Coinage, period of Artaxerxes to Darius III (c.450330BC) AR Siglos, bearded archer holding bow and spear, Rev oblong punch (S4682) Fine (2 coins) Est. $75

ASIA MINOR, PAMPHYLIA

2014

Celtic Tribes of Central Europe, Pannonia (c.2nd Century BC) Tetradrachm imitating Philip II of Macedon, laureate head of Zeus right, Rev youth on horse pacing right (similar S.204, Forrer 265ff) aVF Est. $150

2022

Aspendos (370-333BC) Stater, two naked athletes wrestling, Rev slinger advancing right about to discharge sling (S5398) couple of tiny corrosion spots on obverse, Fine Est. $200

SELEUCID KINGS 2023

2015

Another, similar but extremely crude Celticized type (c.f. Forrer Vol 2, pl.16, 21) Fine Est. $60

Sale No. 307

Accumulation of 3rd-2nd Century bronzes including Seleucus I, Rev humped bull; Antiochus III, Rev galley (2); Seleucus IV, Rev Apollo; Demetrius I, Rev galley; Alexander Balas, Rev galley (2); Antiochus VI, Revs amphora, elephant; Demetrios II, Revs galley, city goddess on prow (2); Antiochus VIII, Rev eagle; Antiochus IX, Rev Nike; other (2), some with corrosion spots, Fair-Fine (16 coins) Est. $75

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PARTHIA

2024

Orodes II (57-38BC) Drachm of Mithradatkart, bust left with star and crescent, Rev Archer seated left holding bow (Sellwood 47.9); another, similar of Rhagae; Mithridates I Drachm, a modern reproduction; and an Indo-Parthian Drachm struck in S.W.Afghanistan in crude Parthian style (c.f. MAC 2667) Fair-Fine (4 coins) Est. $75

2025

Vologases III (105-147) Drachm, bust left with long beard, Rev archer seated right holding bow (Sellwood 78.5) aEF Est. $75

2026

Group of bronze Chalkous including Mithridates II Rev bow in case, Phraates III Rev horse’s head, Mithridates III Rev Elephant’s head, Orodes II Rev fort with towers, Phraates IV Rev fort with towers, Phraataces Rev King on horseback, VG-Fine (6 coins) Est. $40

2032

Ptolemy IV (221-204BC) AE37, Head of Zeus, Rev eagle standing left on thunderbolt looking back, cornucopia on wing (S7843; Cop 226) VG (2 coins) Est. $50

2033

Ptolemy V (204-180BC) AE31, Head of Cleopatra as Isis, Rev eagle standing left, wings open (S7879); together with modern reproductions of Ptolemy VIII AE33 (2), type similar to S7915, the first VG, others Fine (3 items) Est. $50

2034

Ptolemy VI (180-145BC) AE19, head of Zeus, Rev two eagles on thunderbolt (Cop 272) VG-Fine (3 coins) Est. $60

2035

Ptolemy XII (80-58 and 55-51BC) Tetradrachm year 8, head of Ptolemy I right, Rev eagle standing left on thunderbolt (S7945) toned VF Est. $90

2036

Cleopatra VII (51-30BC) Tetradrachm year 3, head of Ptolemy right, Rev eagle (S7951; Cop 399) VF Est. $125

2037

Cleopatra VII (51-30BC) Tetradrachm year 9, head of Ptolemy right, Rev eagle (S7952; Cop 403) Fine Est. $90

2038

Cleopatra VII (51-30BC) AE40 Drachmai, bust of Cleopatra VII right, Rev eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in front, cornucopia, M behind (S7956; Cop 422) scarce VG Est. $75

EGYPT

2027

Ptolemy I (305-283BC) Tetradrachm, Head of Ptolemy I, Rev Eagle (S7761; Cop 69) obverse punch mark, Fine Est. $75

2028

Ptolemy I (305-283C) AE27, head of Zeus, Rev eagle; AE22, head of Alexander wearing elephant’s skin and aegis, Rev eagle (S7763, 7765); together with Kyrene, Magas (277-261) AE22, Head of Ptolemy I, Rev winged thunderbolt (Cop 431) Good-gFine, the last scarce (3 coins) Magas was the older half brother of Ptolemy II whom he revolted against, thereby gaining independence for Kyrene from Egypt. Est. $75

2029

Ptolemy II (285-246BC) AE30, head of Zeus, Rev eagle; Ptolemy III (246-221BC) AE40, similar (S7786, 7815) the first aFine/VG, the second harshly cleaned, Fine (2 coins) Est. $50

AFRICA, ZEUGITANIA

2030

2031

Ptolemy III (246-221BC) AE14, Head of Ptolemy, Rev head of Libya; Ptolemy VIII, or later (c.140-96BC) AE16, similar (Cop 439, 453) Fine (2 coins) Est. $50

Ptolemy IV (221-204BC) AE35, Head of Zeus, Rev eagle standing left on thunderbolt, looking back (S7842; Cop 207) Fine Est. $50

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2039

Carthage, Siculo-Punic coinage (late 4th Century BC) AE16, head of Tanit, Rev horse standing right, palm tree behind (S6444) VF Est. $50

2040

Carthage, similar to last, Fine (2 coins)

2041

Carthage (3rd Century BC) AE28, head of Tanit left, Rev horse standing right, palm tree behind (S6507) VF Est. $90

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2042

Another, similar, VF

2043

Carthage (3rd Century BC) AE22, Head of Tanit left, Rev Horse standing right (S6510) (2); others including AE18 Rev head and neck of horse; AE16, Rev horse pacing right (2), Fair-VG (5 coins) Est. $50 Carthage (3rd Century BC) AE20, Head of Tanit, Rev horse standing right looking back (S6512ff) varieties with and without star in reverse field, mainly Fine (6 coins) Est. $75

2045

Carthage (3rd Century BC) AE27, Head of Tanit, Rev head and neck of horse (S6520); plus two others, similar but smaller module, the first with surface deterioration from burial, Fair-Fine (3 coins) Est. $50

2047

2048

Post-Reform period (2nd-1st Century BC) AE As, anonymous issue 20.0gms, Head of Janus, Rev Prow (S712); together with an earlier Sextans, 26.07gms, unusual weight for this denomination and of doubtful authenticity, Good-VG (2 coins) Est. $40

2053

Post-Reform period (2nd-1st Century BC) AE Semis struck c.91BC, anonymous issue 6.3gms, Head of Saturn, Rev Prow; AE Triens, anonymous issue 4.5gms, Head of Minerva, Rev Prow (S901, 1033); AE Sextans 4.44gms with uncertain moneyer’s mark on reverse, Good-VG (3 coins) Est. $60

2054

Post-Reform period (2nd-1st Century BC) AE Quadrans, anonymous issue 4.12gms, Head of Herakles wearing lion’s skin, Rev Prow (S1173) Fine Est. $50

2055

Post-Reform period (2nd-1st Century BC) AE Sextans struck c.91BC, anonymous issue 1.88gms, Head of Mercury, Rev Prow (S-; c.f.1219) Fine Est. $50

2056

C.Claudius Pulcher (110-109BC) Denarius, Head of Roma, Rev Victory in biga (S177) gFine; plus an earlier Denarius of C.Porcius Cato, VG (2 coins) Est. $60

2057

Q.Caecilius Metellus Pius (81BC) Denarius, head of Pietas, Rev Elephant (S301) Fine Est. $50

2058

Denarius, anonymous issue (81BC) Head of Venus, Rev double cornucopia, Q below (S303; RSC Cornelia 33) VF An anonymous issue struck for Sulla’s campaign in Italy Est. $100

2059

Q.Servilius Caepio Brutus (54BC) Denarius, Head of Libertas, Rev L.Junius Brutus walking in procession between two lictors, preceded by an accensus (S397) the reverse double struck, VG Est. $40

Est. $90

2044

2046

2052

Carthage (3rd Century BC) AE18, Head of Tanit left, Rev head and neck of horse (S6526) gVF Est. $60

Carthage (200-146BC) Silver Double-Shekel or Tetradrachm, head of Tanit left wreathed with corn, Rev horse standing right, left foreleg raised (S6500) Fine Est. $175

Carthage (200-146BC) AE26, head of Tanit left, Rev horse trotting right (S6534) Fine Est. $50

IMPERATORIAL

AFRICA, NUMIDIA 2049

Micipsa (148-118BC) AE28, head of Micipsa left, Rev horse galloping left (S6597); together with Leptis in Syrtica, AE30, head of bearded Herakles right, Rev female head right, Fine (2 coins) Est. $50

2050

Micipsa (148-118BC) AE27, head of Micipsa left, Rev horse galloping left (S6597); together with Oea in Syrtica, AE19, Bow & Quiver and AE22 Crested helmet (S6417, 6418) VG-Fine (3 coins) Est. $50

2060

Scipio, Imperator (died 46BC) Denarius, laureate head of Jupiter, Rev Elephant (S1379) gVF Est. $200

2061

Julius Caesar (died 44BC) Denarius, Elephant walking right trampling on dragon, Rev emblems of the Pontificate (S1399) the obverse struck off centre, VF Est. $150

VARIOUS 2051

Small accumulation of bronze issues, 3rd Century BC to Imperial times, includes Corinth, Byzantium in Thrace, Rhodes in Caria, Erythrae in Ionia, Pergamum in Mysia, Prusias II of Bithynia, Aradus in Phoenicia, Syrian Kings’ issues of Antiochus VIII and Alexander I, Ptolemaic Kings (3); together with a First Century Indo-Parthian Drachm of Rajavula; and an anonymous Byzantine Follis, all identified in packets, Fair-Fine (14 coins) Est. $60

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2062

Mark Antony (died 30BC) Legionary Denarius LEG-II, galley right, mast with banner at prow, Rev Legionary eagle between two standards (S1479) small banker’s mark in obverse field otherwise VF and a nice example of the type Est. $75

2063

Mark Antony (died 30BC) Legionary Denarii, LEG III, IV, XI, XV (S1479) the second coin with banker’s marks, the third coin crystallized, Fair-VG (4 coins) Est. $100

2064

Mark Antony (died 30BC) Legionary Denarii, LEG XIX, XX, XXI (S1479) Good-VG (3 coins) Est. $75

2065

Mark Antony (died 30BC) Chortivm Praetoriarvm Denarius, Galley right, Rev Legionary eagle between two standards (S1483) very scarce, toned VG Struck with the Legionary series but issued in honour of the praetorian cohorts Est. $75

2066

Fuliva, second wife of Mark Antony (died 40BC) Quinarius, Head of Fulvia, Rev Lion (S1519) scarce, Fine Est. $40

IMPERIAL 2067

Augustus (27BC-14AD) posthumous AE As struck by Tiberius, head of Divuus Augustus left, Rev Altar (S1789); together with a Spanish (?) colonial AE24, laureate head of Tiberius, Rev bare head of Divuus Augustus, VG (2 coins) Est. $60

2073

Nero (54-68) AE As, Rev Victory flying left holding shield inscribed SPQR (S1976) planchet flaws, VF Est. $90

2074

Vespasian (69-79) Dupondius, radiate head of Vespasian right, Rev Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopia (S2466) aVF Est. $125

2075

Domitian (81-96) Sestertius, Rev Domitian standing left crowned by Victory (S2774); plus a Sestertius of Antoninus Pius, Rev Pax, the first scarce Good/Fair, the second VG (2 coins) Both coins stated by the vendor to have been found in Doullens in France in 1918 in an earthenware jar buried in a railway embankment Est. $40

2076

Domitian (81-96) Quadrans, helmeted head of Minerva, Rev SC in wreath; plus later Sestertii of Severus Alexander Rev Sol, Maximinus Rev Fides Militum (S2823, 7998, 8327) VG-Fine, the first scarce (3 coins) Est. $50

2077

Nerva (96-98) AE As, Rev Libertas standing left holding pileus and sceptre (S3064) Fine Est. $50

2078

Trajan (98-117) Denarius Rev Vesta (S3172) rough surface, possibly a plated fouree; plus later coins including Severus Alexander base silver Denarius, Gordian III Antoninianus, Tetricus II Antoninianus; and four barbarous radiates, Fair-Fine (8 coins) Est. $50

2079

Hadrian (117-138) Dupondius, Rev Aeternitas standing facing holding heads of Sun and Moon (RIC597a); together with Sestertii of Marcus Aurelius, Maximinus, VG-Fine (3 coins) Est. $75

2068

Tiberius (14-37) Denarius Rev Livia seated (S1763) gFine Est. $150

2069

Germanicus (died 19AD) AE As struck by Claudius, head of Germanicus right, Rev large SC (S1905) Fine Est. $75

2070

Caligula (37-41) AE As, Head of Caligula left, Rev Vesta seated left (S1803) gFine Est. $175

2080

Aelius, Caesar (136-138) Sestertius, Rev Pannonia standing holding vexillum and gathering up dress (S1981) a few surface marks but reasonable portrait for this very scarce issue, Fine Est. $175

2071

Claudius (41-54) AE As, Rev Minerva (S1862) nice portrait, VF Est. $125

2081

2072

Claudius (41-54) AE As, Rev Minerva (S1862) aFine

Antoninus Pius (138-161) Denarius, Rev Pax standing left holding branch and cornucopiae (RSC979) VF Est. $60

2082

Antoninus Pius (138-161) Sestertius, Rev Pietas sacrificing at altar (S4203); together with Sestertii of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, Rev Minerva; Faustina Jnr, Rev Venus; Severus Alexander, Rev Annona, Good-Fine (4 coins) Est. $75

2083

Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius (died 175) posthumous Sestertius, Rev Diana standing right holding torch; Lucilla, wife of Lucius Verus, Sestertius, Rev Hilaritas (S5233, 5500) Fine (2 coins) Est. $75

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Lucilla, wife of Lucius Verus, Denarius, Rev Hilaritas standing holding palm and cornucopiae; Commodus (177-192) Denarius, Rev Minerva (S5484, 5661) Fine (2 coins) Est. $75

2085

Geta, as Caesar (198-209) Denarius, Rev Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae (S7173) VF Est. $60

2086

Elagabalus (218-222) Denarius, Rev Elagabalus standing left sacrificing at altar (S7518) gVF Est. $60

2087

Severus Alexander (222-235) Sestertius, Rev Romulus advancing left; AE As, Rev Severus Alexander in quadriga; Gordian III (238244) Sestertius, Rev Gordian advancing right holding spear and shield (S7994, 8080, 8747) Fair-Fine (3 coins) Est. $75

2088

Philip I (244-249) Antoninianus, Rev Annona; later Antoninianii of Postumus, Rev Neptune; Claudius Gothicus, Rev Mercury; Aurelian, Rev Jupiter & Aurelian; Severina, Rev Concordia Militum (S8922, 10963, 11333, 11543, 11705) Fine-gVF (5 coins) Est. $60

2089

2090

2091

2092

Philip I (244-249) Antoninianus, Rev Roma seated left holding Victory and sceptre, shield at side (S8952) a superb coin, virtually As Struck Est. $60

Philip I (244-249) Antoninianus, Rev Roma seated left holding Victory and sceptre (S8952); and a Byzantine Follis of Constantine VII, Fine-gVF (2 coins) Est. $50

2093

Postumus (259-268) Antoninianus, Rev Galley travelling left over waves with rowers and steersmen (S10958); together with Gallienus Antoninianus and later bronze of Constantine I, Constantinopolis commem, Magnentius, Magnus Maximus, Valentinian; and an Alexandrian Tetradrachm of Probus, the first Fine and a popular reverse type, the others Fair-VF (8 coins) Est. $75

2094

Aurelian (270-275) Antoninianus, Rev Roma presenting Victory on globe to Aurelian (C220); other Antoninianii of Gallienus, Numerian, Diocletian, Maximianus; other later bronze issues of Licinius I (2), Licinius II, Constantine I (2), Crispus, Constantine II, Constantius II, Helena, Constantinople commem, Valens (3), Theodosius I, Arcadius, Fair-Fine, a couple better (20 coins) Est. $75

2095

Florian (276) Antoninianus, head of Florian right, Rev Victory standing right holding wreath and palm, facing Florian (S11853) ex hoard with soil remains in the devices but with traces of the original silvering, Fine Est. $60

2096

Probus (276-282) Antoninianii, Revs Female presenting wreath to Probus, Sol in quadriga facing, Probus galloping right spearing enemy (S12021, 12041, 12073) the second and third with green oxidation on the reverses, VF (3 coins) Est. $50

2097

Carinus (283-285) Antoninianii (2), as Caesar, Rev Sacrificial implements; as Augustus, Rev Aeternitas (S12296, 12341) nice pair, VF (2 coins) Est. $40

2098

Maximianus (286-305) Follis of Alexandria, Rev Genius (S3633) aVF Est. $40

2099

Maximianus (286-305) Follis of Heraclea, Rev Genius (S3634) VF Est. $50

2100

Maximianus, Constantius I and Galerius as Caesar post-reform radiates, all three coins of Alexandria mint with reverse type Emperor receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter (S3639, 3678, 3701) Fine-VF (3 coins) Est. $40

2101

Galerius, as Caesar (293-305) Follis of Carthage, Rev Genius (S3707); post-reform radiate of Carthage Rev Galerius receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter (S3713); together with Byzantine bronze issues of Carthage; and a later anonymous Follis, the first VF, others Fair-Fine (6 coins) Est. $75

2102

Maximinus II, as Caesar (305-308) Follis of Alexandria, Rev Genius (S3753) some surface pitting otherwise VF Est. $40

Philip II, as Caesar (244-247) Antoninianus, Rev Philip II holding globe and resting on spear (S9240) a superb coin, EF, virtually As Struck Est. $60

Trajan Decius (249-251) Antoninianus, Rev Dacia standing left holding standard surmounted by wolf’s head (S9368) a lovely coin, EF, virtually As Struck Est. $50

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2104

2105

Maximinus II (309-313) Follis of Alexandria Rev Genius (S3763); together with Constantius II Centenionalis of Alexandria Rev Soldier spearing fallen horseman; and a Byzantine 12-Nummia of Alexandria, VG-Fine, the first with irregular green and black patina partially removed (3 coins) Est. $50

2111

Claudius (41-54) AE As, Rev Minerva, similar to the issue of Rome mint but of inferior quality struck in Britain (c.f. S1862) VF Est. $60

2112

Antoninus Pius (138-161) AE As, Rev Britannia seated left on rock (S4296) deeply toned aVF and a popular type Est. $100

2113

Diocletian (284-305) Follis, no mintmark (attributed to London), Rev Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia (S3535) olive patina, aVF Est. $60

2114

Diocletian (284-305) Follis of London struck 307AD after his abdication, laureate bust of Diocletian right, Rev Quies standing left holding branch and leaning on sceptre (S3544; RIC98) a superb coin, EF, virtually As Struck Est. $100

2115

Carausius (287-293) Antoninianus of London, Rev Pax (S3562) Fine Est. $40

2116

Carausius (287-293) Antoninianus Rev Pax; Allectus (293-296) Quinarius Rev Galley (S3568, 3596) Good (2 coins) Est. $40

2117

Carausius (287-293) Antoninianus, no mintmark, Rev Pax (S3580) gVF Est. $75

2118

Allectus (293-296) Antoninianus of London, Rev Pax (S3587) fine green patina, EF Est. $100

Maxentius (306-312) Follis of Aquileia, Rev Roma seated facing in temple (S3779) a lovely coin, EF, virtually As Struck Est. $100

Licinius (308-324) Follis of Siscia Rev Jupiter; AE3 of Cyzicus Rev Jupiter (S3798, 3803); plus later AE3’s of Contantine I (2) Revs Sol, Camp Gate; Constantius II Rev Soldiers & Standards; and a Constantinopolis city commemorative, Fair-Fine (6 coins) Est. $50

2106

Julian II (360-363) AE1 of Thessalonica, bust of Julian right, Rev Bull (S4072) nicely patinated, Fine Est. $150

2107

Valentinian I (364-375) AE3 of Aquileia, Rev Emperor dragging captive (S4102); later AE2’s and AE3’s of Gratian, Valentinian II (2), Theodosius I, Arcadius, Honorius (2); together with an earlier colonial AE26 of Viminacium, VG-Fine (9 coins) Est. $50

2108

ROMAN BRITAIN

Valens (364-378) Siliqua of Treveri Rev Roma seated left holding Victory and sceptre (S4113); together with a plated fouree of a Honorius Siliqua and a base metal replica of a Republican Denarius, the first with planchet flaw else VF (3 items) Est. $60

2109

Valentinian II (375-392) Siliqua of Aquileia, Rev Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm (S4156; RSC40c) gVF Est. $60

2110

Accumulation of mostly 4th Century bronzes (49 coins) identified by emperor on 2x2’s, includes Maximianus, Constantius I, Galerius, Maxentius, Constantine I, Helena, Theodora, Crispus, Constantine II, Constans, Constantius II, Constantius Gallus, Magnentius, Julian II, Valentinian I, Valens, Gratian, Valentinian II, Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius II, plus unidentified pieces of the same period (7), housed in stockbook album and priced for resale (retail value over $450 with prices ranging $2-$20), a useful lot for a dealer or market trader, mainly Fair-VG (56 coins) Est. $100

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Allectus (293-296) Antoninianus of London, Rev Pax (S3587) Fine Est. $50

2120

Allectus (293-296) Quinarius, uncertain mint, Head of Allectus right, Rev Galley (S3590/6) rough surface on the reverse but a nice portrait and attractively patinated, VF/Fine Est. $50

2121

2122

2123

Allectus (293-296) Antoninianus of Clausentum (?), Head of Allectus right, Rev Pax (S3593) struck on an imperfect planchet resulting in some striking flaws on the obverse but virtually As Struck and a nice high grade example of this scarce issue The C mintmark designated tentatively in some references as Clausentum but Camulodunum is equally or perhaps more likely Est. $75

Licinius I (308-324) Follis of London Rev Genius; Constantine II, as Caesar, AE3 of London Rev Camp gate (S3797, 3948); together with Barbarous Radiates (5) gFine-VF (7 coins) Est. $50

2129

Licinius I (308-324) Follis of London, Rev Genius; Constantine II as Caesar, AE3 of London, Rev Camp gate (S3797, 3948) Fine (2 coins) Est. $40

2130

Constantine I (307-337) Follis of London, Rev Genius (S3861) minor flan crack otherwise well centred on an exceptionally broad flan for the issue and a desirable example of the type from this mint, VF Est. $75

2131

Constantine I (307-337) Follis of London, Rev Constantine standing right holding spear and globe (S3865) glossy brown patina, VF Est. $50

2132

Constantine I (307-337) Follis of London, Rev Sol (S3868) aVF

2133

Constantine I (307-337) Folles of London, Rev Sol (S3868) two different mintmark variants, both nicely patinated, gFine and a nice pair (2 coins) Est. $50

2134

Constantine I (307-337) Folles of London, Rev Sol (S3868) one with some corrosion but a nice pair with two different portrait types, Fine (2 coins) Est. $50

2135

Constantine I (307-337) Follis of London, Rev Sol (S3868) gVF

2136

Constantine I (307-337) Follis of London, Helmeted bust of Constantine left, Rev Constantine on horseback riding left, captive on ground (RIC241var) a scarcer reverse type, Fine Est. $50

Est. $40

Maximianus (286-305) Follis of London struck after his first abdication, Rev Genius (S-) aVF Est. $60

Constantius I (305-306) Follis of London, Rev Genius (RIC52a) rough surface otherwise EF Est. $60

2125

Constantius I (305-306) posthumous Follis of London, Rev large altar between two eagles (S3691); plus Maximianus, Follis of London struck after his first abdication, Rev Genius, the first VG, the second Fair (2 coins) Est. $40

.

2128

Maximianus (286-305) Follis, no mintmark (attributed to London), Rev Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia (S3631) aVF Est. $60

2124

2126

Maximinus II (309-313) Follis of London, Rev Genius; Licinius I, Follis of London, Rev Genius (S3766, 3797) VG-gFine (2 coins) Est. $40

Maximinus II (309-313) Follis of London, Rev Genius (S3766) VF Est. $60

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2119

2127


Session 6

2137

Crispus, Caesar (317-326) AE3 of London, Rev Sol (S3925) a lovely coin, EF Est. $60

2138

Consantine II, as Caesar (317-337) AE3 of London, Rev altar surmounted by globe (S3941) lovely apple-green patina, aVF Est. $50

2147

Galba (68-69) Tetradrachm, Rev Eleutheria standing left, simpulum in field (M341) Fine Est. $90

2148

Vespasian (69-79) Tetradrachm year 2, Rev Nike flying left (M393) Fine Est. $50

2149

Vespasian (69-79) Tetradrachm year 2, Rev Alexandria standing left holding wreath and sceptre (M397) the reverse tooled but a broad flan with an attractive portrait, aVF Est. $90

2150

Vespasian (69-79) AE Drachm, head of Vespasian, Rev bust of Nike (M414) Fine Est. $75

2151

Domitian (81-96) AE Obol year 11, head of Domitian right, Rev dolphin entwined around anchor (M512) scarce aFine Est. $50

2152

Trajan (98-117) AE Drachm year 14, Rev Emperor in car drawn by four elephants (M621) Fine Est. $75

2153

Trajan (98-117) AE Drachm year 15, Rev Emperor in biga (M665) Fine/aVF Est. $100

2154

Trajan (98-117) billon Tetradrachm year 19, Rev Dikaiosyne standing left holding scales and cornucopiae (M756) Fine Est. $50

ROMAN EGYPT 2139

Augustus (27BC-14AD) Diobol year 41, head of Augustus, Rev Nike standing left holding wreath and palm (M29; Forschner 29; Cop 32) very scarce, aVG Est. $40

2140

Claudius (41-54) Diobol, Head of Claudius right, Rev Hippopotamus (M100) very scarce, VG Est. $50

2141

Nero (54-68) Billon Tetradrachm year 5, Head of Nero, Rev Eirene standing right (M186) Fine Est. $75

2142

Nero (54-68) Tetradrachm year 10, radiate head of Nero, Rev bust of Poppaea (M217) nicely centred and lovely surfaces, VF Est. $100

2143

Nero (54-68) billon Tetradrachm year 11, radiate head of Nero, Rev Eagle (M228) aVF Est. $75

2144

Nero (54-68) billon Tetradrachm year 12, radiate head of Nero, Rev bust of Alexandria (M238) one with corrosion, Fair-Fine (2 coins) Est. $60

2145

Nero (54-68) Tetradrachm year 13, radiate head of Nero left, Rev radiate head of Augustus right (M251) gFine Est. $60

2146

Nero (54-68) billon Tetradrachm year 13, radiate head of Nero left, Rev radiate head of Tiberius right (M251) aVF Est. $90 Lot 2155

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Trajan (98-117) billon Tetradrachm year 20, Rev Dikaiosyne standing left holding scales and cornucopiae (M781) aVF Est. $60

2156

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 3, Rev Emperor in car drawn by four elephants (M930) VG Est. $35

2157

Session 6

2155

2163

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 18, Rev Nilus reclining holding reed and cornucopiae, crocodile beside (M1423) aFine/Fine Est. $60

2164

Antoninus Pius (138-161) billon Tetradrachm year 5, Rev Poseidon standing right with foot on prow of galley (M1689) Fine Est. $60

2165

Antoninus Pius (138-161) billon Tetradrachm year 8, Rev bust of Serapis (M1779) aFine Est. $40

2166

Antoninus Pius (138-161) AE Diobol year 8, Head of Antoninus right, Rev Agathodaemon serpent erect right (M-; c.f. 1881, 2125; c.f. Forschner 656) Fine and rare Antoninus Diobols are uncommon with few issued during this reign and fewer still with this reverse type. Milne lists only three examples with the Agathodaemon Serpent reverse (two dated year 9 and one dated year 14) in the Ashmolean collection; Forschner illustrates one example dated year 16 and offers a list of references, most of which are lacking examples altogether Est. $100

2167

Antoninus Pius (138-161) AE Drachm year 11, Rev Dikaiosyne standing holding scales and cornucopiae (M1958) Fine Est. $75

2168

Antoninus Pius (138-161) AE Drachm year 15, Rev bust of Ammon right above ram (M2152) encrusted VG Est. $50

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 14, Rev Athena standing left holding Nike (M1286) numerous surface scratches VF Est. $100

2158

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 16, Rev Nilus seated left holding reed and cornucopiae (M1337) Fine, a pleasing coin with lovely surfaces and visually better than the grade suggests Est. $125

2159

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 16, Rev Nilus seated left holding reed and cornucopiae (M1337) VG Est. $50

2160

Hadrian (117-138) Diobol year 18, Rev Canopus standing right (M1383) Fine/VF Est. $75

2161

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 18, Rev Demeter and Euthenia standing facing each other (M1408) gFine Est. $100

2162

Hadrian (117-138) AE Drachm year 18, Rev Nilus reclining holding reed and cornucopiae, crocodile beside (M1423) nice Fine/gFine Est. $90

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2169

Faustina Jnr, wife of Marcus Aurelius (died 175), billon Tetradrachm year 16, Rev Dikaiosyne seated left holding scales and cornucopiae (M2174) Fine Est. $60

2170

Antoninus Pius (138-161) AE Drachm year 17, Rev erect serpent with head of Serapis (M2244) VG Est. $40

2171

Antoninus Pius (138-161) billon Tetradrachm year 18, Rev bust of Helios (M2258) planchet flaw on face, nice reverse, Fine/gFine Est. $50

2172

2173

2178

Severus Alexander (222-235) AE Drachm year 10, Rev Tyche standing left (M3042) the portrait affected by tooling to remove corrosion otherwise Fine By the third Century the wonderful series of large bronze drachmas was virtually at an end. Only a small number came from the reigns of Caracalla and Severus Alexander, those of the latter issued in year 10 only, and these appear to be the final issue of this denomination intended for circulating currency. The subsequent issue of a small group of rare large drachma-sized pieces of Philip I and Gallienus seem to have been intended as medals or commemoratives rather than general currency. Est. $90

2179

Gordian III (238-244) billon Tetradrachm year 5, Rev Zeus seated; plus later issues including Philip I Rev Dikaiosyne; Gallienus Rev eagle; Claudius II Rev eagle; Aurelian Rev eagle (M3404, 3503, 4145, 4202, 4430) Fine-VF (5 coins) Est. $75

2180

Probus (276-282) Tetradrachm year 2, Rev Dikaiosyne; year 8 Rev Homonia (M4522, 4654); plus later issues including Numerian Rev Eirene; Diocletian Revs Athena seated, Dikaiosyne, Nike, Tyche (2), Zeus (M4522, 4654, 4735, 4765, 4790, 4830, 4842, 4946) FinegVF (9 coins) Est. $75

Lucius Verus (161-169) AE Drachm, date unclear, Rev Emperor standing crowned by Nike (M2472) Fine Est. $90

Commodus (177-192) billon Tetradrachm year 24, Rev bust of Nilus (M2651) oxidation spots otherwise VF Est. $60

COLONIAL MINTS

2174

Commodus (177-192) billon Tetradrachm year 25, Rev Nike standing in chariot drawn by four horses (M2656) Fine Est. $60

2175

Commodus (177-192) Tetradrachm year 30, Rev Eagle on thunderbolt (M2696) reverse off centre, VF Est. $60

2176

Severus Alexander (222-235) Tetradrachm year 4, Rev Tyche reclining left (M2930) aVF Est. $50

2177

Severus Alexander (222-235) Tetradrachm, year unclear, Rev Dikaiosyne (M2951) corrosion spots aVF Est. $40

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2181

Cappadocia issues of Caesarea including Trajan AE20 Rev inscription in wreath; Marcus Aurelius AE20 Rev Mt Argaeus; Lucius Verus AE20 Rev Mt Argaeus; other colonial issues including Julia Mamaea AE21 of Amphipolis Rev City-goddess, Gordian III AE19 of Edessa Rev bust of Abgar X, Philip II AE17 of Silyum Rev rider on horseback, Fair-Fine (6 coins) Est. $60

2182

Syrian issues of Antioch including Nero AE19, Vespasian AE28, Nerva AE27, all with SC in wreath reverse, Good-VG (3 coins) Est. $40

2183

Syrian issues including Trajan AE23 of Beroea Rev inscription in wreath, AE25 of Seleucia Pieria Rev shrine with four columns; Antoninus Pius AE21 of Emisa Rev eagle on stone of Elagabal; Philip II AE24 of Zeugma Rev temple (S1073, 1081, 1496, 4142) the last with some encrustation, Good-Fine, plus an earlier Greek issue, Fair (5 coins) Est. $50

2184

Syrian issues of Antioch including Trajan AE26, Antoninus Pius AE23, both with SC in wreath reverse; Hieropolis issues of Antoninus Pius AE21, Marcus Aurelius AE22, both with inscription in wreath reverse, Good-Fine (4 coins) Est. $40

2185

Syrian issues of Laodiceia ad Mare including Trajan AE25 Rev City Goddess (2); Macrinus Rev Wolf & Twins; plus unattributed colonial bronze issues (3), one with uncertain obverse countermark, another an AE33 of Antoninus Pius, the third coin Fair but scarce, others Good-VG (6 coins) Est. $50

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2186

Syrian issues of Antioch including Macrinus AE18, Elagabalus AE18 (2), all with SC in wreath reverse, Good-VG (3 coins) Est. $40

2187

Syrian issues of Heliopolis including Septimius Severus AE20 Rev Legionary eagles in wreath; Caracalla AE22 Rev city-goddess; Elagabalus AE17 Rev Hermes (2); Philip II Rev Mercury (2), VG-Fine (6 coins) Est. $50

2188

2189

Antoninus Pius (138-161) AE22 of Cyrrhus in Cyrrhestica, Rev Kataibates seated left on rock holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at feet (S1493) Fine Est. $50

Septimius Severus (193-211) AE22 of Amphipolis in Macedon, bust of Septimius right, Rev City-goddess enthroned left holding patera (S2115) Fine Est. $50

2190

Septimius Severus (193-211) AE22 of Antiochia in Pisidia, head of Septimius right, Rev female figure standing (S2331); plus various 2nd-3rd Century bronze issues of Antioch, Carrhae, Edessa and Alexandria including Trajan, Antoninus Pius, Lucius Verus, Caracalla (2), Gordian III, Julia Mamaea, Diocletian, mainly Fine (9 coins) Est. $75

2191

Diadumenian, as Caesar (217-218) AE16 of Tyre in Phoenicia, head of Diadumenian right, Rev palm tree (S3025) aFine Est. $40

2192

Philip I (244-249) Tetradrachm of Antioch, radiate head of Philip right, Rev eagle standing facing on palm-branch (S3956) Fine; together with a false Heliopolis AE29 with Temple of Jupiter Heliopolitanus reverse (see IAPN Bulletin on Counterfeits Vol 18, 1) (2 coins) Est. $50

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2193

Alexander Jannaeus (103-76BC) AE Prutah, inscription around anchor, Rev wheel (2); inscription in wreath, Rev double cornucopiae; Half Prutah, circle around anchor, Rev star (2) (S6087, 6089, 6092); John Hyrcanus Prutah, inscription, Rev double cornucopiae; other (2) Fair-Fine (8 coins) Est. $50

2194

Hasmonaean issues of Alexander Jannaeus (3), John Hyrcanus; Herodian issues of Archelaus, Agrippa I; First Revolt (2), Good-Fine (8 coins) Est. $50

2195

Herod (37-4BC) AE15, Anchor, Rev two cornucopiae; later Herodian Dynasty issues including Archelaus AE14, Prow of galley, Rev inscription in wreath; Agrippa AE17, canopy with fringe, Rev ears of barley (2) (S5534, 5541, 5567) nice group, Fine (4 coins) Est. $60

2196

Procurator’s issues including M.Ambibulus (2) years 39 and 41; Valerius Gratus year 11; Pontius Pilate year 17; Antonius Felix years 14 (2); Porcius Festus year 5 (2) (S5607, 5609, 5621, 5623, 5625, 5626, 5627) the fourth coin with light corrosion, Good-Fine (8 coins) Est. $75

2197

Procurator’s issues of M.Ambibulus, Valerius Gratus (2), Antoninus Felix (6); Fair-VG (9 coins) Est. $60

2198

Pontius Pilate (26-36) AE16, Simpulum and Lituus types (S5622, 5623) VG-aFine (2 coins) Est. $50

2199

Pontius Pilate (26-36) AE16, Simpulum type year 16 (2: one with clear date) and Lituus type year 17 (2: both with dates) (S5622, 5623) Good-Fine (4 coins) Est. $100

2200

First War against Rome (66-70AD), AE16, Amphora without lid (4), with lid (1) (S5639, 5640) VG-Fine (5 coins) Est. $50

2201

Bar Cochba War (132-135AD) AE23, vine leaf, Rev palm tree (S5687); together with Mattathias Antigonos AE Eight and Four Prutah (S6103, 6104) the first coin badly pitted from burial, Fair; the others Poor (3 coins) Est. $50

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Session 6

BIBLICAL COINS

2202

2210

Khusru I (531-579) Drachms of Raiy, Stakhr (?: unclear), Zaranj, Gargan, Abrahshahr, Pirouz Kert, Airan (Susa), a couple with corrosion, Fine-VF (7 coins) Est. $60

2211

Hormazd IV (579-590) Drachms of Nahr-Tire, Merv, Nihavend, Zaranj, Abarshahr, Fine (5 coins) Est. $50

2212

Khusru II (590-627) Drachms, various mints and dates, mainly Fine, some better (26 coins) Est. $125

Half Shekel year 160, 34/35AD, Jerusalem issue with KP in reverse field, struck off centre on a broad flan, Fine Est. $250

Ancient Coins, Mixed Lots

2203

2204

2205

Half Shekel year 161, 35/36AD, Jerusalem issue with KP in reverse field, Fine/VG Est. $250

2213

Modern copies of Otho Sestertii (2), both with very good portraits, VF (2 items) Est. $50

2214

Small group of modern reproduction and facsimile copies of Ancient coins of varying quality, portraits include Cleopatra, Marc Antony, Claudius, Nero, Antoninus Pius, Septimius Severus and others (14 items) Est. $75

2215

A similar group of modern reproduction and facsimile copies of Ancient coins, includes portraits of Alexander as Heracles, Augustus, Claudius, Nero, Tiberius and others (14 items) Est. $75

2216

Two limestone pieces, both with exposed ancient bronze coins embedded in the surface, each with evidence of another coin embedded within, from a deceased estate with no notation attached so the origin unknown but likely to have been recovered from an ancient Mediterranean shipwreck or the site of an ancient port, the coins with minimal detail for recognition but a fascinating pair (2 items) Est. $50

Half Shekel year 164, 38/39AD, Jerusalem issue with KP in reverse field, Fine Est. $250

Half Shekel year 172, 44/47AD, Jerusalem issue with KP in reverse field, gFine Est. $250

Ancient Sassanian

2206

Shapur I (241-272) Drachm (M814); later Drachms of Varhran V (broken), Peroz (holed), indeterminate (2); together with Tabaristan Hemidrachms of Sa’id, Anonymous (3); and an Al Mansur Abbasid Dirhem of Bagdad AH770, Fair-VF (10 coins) Est. $60

2207

Shapur II (309-379) Drachm (MAC 885) VF

2208

Peroz (457-483) Drachms of Ramhormuz, Darabgard, Gurgan(?), the last illustrated, Fine-VF (3 coins) Est. $50

2209

Kavad (488-497, 499-532) Drachms of Dinawar, Nishapur, Ispahan, Raiy, the first with planchet flaws, Fine-VF (4 coins) Est. $50

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