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Experts Harlan J. Berk, Ancients • Aaron Berk, Ancients • Shanna Berk Schmidt, Ancients • Curtis Clay, Roman • Jennifer Saban, Antiquities Clare Meyer, Ancients • Phil Davis, Ancients • Dr. Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert, Greek Coins, European Representive of HJB, Ltd & Gemini Sammy Berk, Maps • Pablo Saban, Webmaster • Photos by Holly Matthews and Jay Crawford Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has presented an innovation in antiquities and numismatics for some time now. The system is simple. When you want an antiquity or coin in the sale, just bid the estimated price by phone, fax, web site, email or post. We will send you the antiquity or coin immediately. No waiting for the closing of the sale. Any and all antiquities or coins not sold before the closing date will be sent to the highest bidder on November 15, 2011. EXAMPLE—You bid estimate on an item valued at $100.00 and if your bid is the 1st to reach us, you will receive the item immediately. If on the other hand, you bid $75.00 on the same item and are still the high bidder at the end of the sale, the item will be mailed to you after the closing date, November 15, 2011. If you are ever in the area, stop in to see us! Of course, it’s best to call first. Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. reserves the right to refuse any bids. GOLD Trinovantes, Whaddon Chase Type; 55-45 BC, Gold Stater, 5.90g. Van Arsdell-1476-1. Obv: Abstracted head of Apollo right. Rx: Romanized horse right; ring-and-large-pellet motif below horse; winged object above horse. Purchased from Colin De Rouffignac at Coinex 1983, London. Bought at auction at Glendining’s, 1976. Struck from worn dies. EF..........................................1600 2. Celtic Britain, Imported Coinage, Geometric Type; 65-50 BC, Gold Quarter Stater, 1.40g. Van Arsdell-69. Obv: Geometric pattern. Rx: Tree-like object in center with lines and curves near tree. Toned VF.............................575 3. Kingdom of Lydia, Alyattes; 605-561 BC (traditional), c. early 6th century BC, Trite, 4.76g. Weidauer 113. J. Spier in Studies Price (London 1998), pp. 330332. Karweise, Ephesos, p. 123, 480 and p. 145, 534. Le Rider, La naissance de la monnaie, pp. 49-57. Obv: Two confronted lions’ heads, roaring (only one on flan as typical). Between them, legend FAΛFET. Rx: Two square incuse punches of unequal size, side by side. Complete name. Some die rust but extremely sharp for issue. About EF.............................................................................24000 4. Kingdom of Lydia, Alyattes; 605-561 BC (traditional), c. early 6th century BC, 1/6 Stater, 2.37g. Weidauer 99. Rosen 657. J. Spier in Studies Price (London 1998), pp. 330-332. Karweise, Ephesos, p. 123, 480 and p. 145, 534. Le Rider, La naissance de la monnaie, pp. 49-57. Obv: Two confronted heads of lions (the left one off flan); between them, Lydian legend, FALWET. Rx: Two square punches side by side. Extremely sharp. Nearly full name. About EF.........12750 5. Ionia, Phocaea; 625/620-522 BC, 1/24 Stater, 0.62g. Bodenstedt-2.2a. Obv: Seal’s head left; Rx: Crude incuse. Somewhat high relief. About EF............1400 6. Ionia, Phocaea; Hekte, Phocaea, Ionia, 477-388 BC, 2.53g. Bodenstedt-Em. 91. Obv: Head of Athena left wearing an Attic helmet with a griffin on it. Rx: Quadripartite incuse square. VF....................................................................850 7. Ionia, Phocaea; 387-326 BC. EL Hekte, 2.51g. Bodenstedt-Em 111. Obv: Head of Athena left wearing a Corinthian helmet; wears pearl necklace. Rx: Quadripartite incuse square. Toned VF...........................................................800 8. Lesbos, Mytilene; c. 454-428/7 BC. EL Hekte, 2.49g. Bodenstedt-Em. 41. Obv: Forepart of boar running right. Rx: Head of roaring lion right; within a square linear frame. Toned. Fine+..............................................................................775 9. Lesbos, Mytilene; 454-428/7 BC. EL Hekte, 2.46g. Bodenstedt-Em. 49. Obv: Female head right with curly hair; hair is bound back. Rx: Head of roaring lion right with tongue out. Unusually well done head with extremely unusual rendition of lion on reverse. VF......................................................................1200 10. Lesbos, Mytilene; c. 454-428/7 BC, EL Hekte, 2.55g. Bodenstedt-Em. 52. Obv: Head of a young river god right with curly hair, wearing headband. Rx: Bearded archaic head right; wreath around head; within a square linear frame. Image of young river god struck in high relief. This is an exceptional coin. It appears the satyr’s hair is always flatly struck. Toned EF..............................1600 11. Lesbos, Mytilene; Mytilene, Lesbos, c. 454-428/7 BC, Hekte, 2.49g. Bodenstedt-Em. 52. Obv: Head of a young river god right with curly hair, wearing a headband. Rx: Bearded archaic head right; wreath around head; within a square linear frame. VG.................................................................................675 12. Lesbos, Mytilene; c.412-378 BC. EL Hekte, 2.52g. Bodenstedt Em. 79. Obv: Head of Muse right; hair bound by a sakkos; wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rx: Lyre within a square linear frame. Toned VF.......................................... 1150 1.

13. Lesbos, Mytilene; Hekte, Lesbos, Mytilene, c. 377-326 BC, 2.54g. Bodenstedt-Em. 90. Obv: Head of young Dionysus right, hair bound by an ivy wreath. Rx: Mask of bearded Satyr with animal ears and shaggy hair, within square linear frame. VF................................................................................1375 14. Lesbos, Mytilene; c. 377-326 BC. EL Hekte, 2.56g. Bodenstedt-Em. 90. Obv: Head of young Dionysus right, hair bound by an ivy wreath. Rx: Mask of bearded Satyr with animal ears and shaggy hair, within square linear frame. Good VF.........................................................................................................1375 15. Lesbos, Mytilene; c. 377-326 BC. EL Hekte, 2.55g. Bodenstedt-Em 95. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right. Rx: Head of Artemis right, hair pulled back in sphendone. Toned About EF......................................................................... 1150 Perseus and Medusa 16. Mysia, Cyzicus; 400-330 BC, EL Hekte, 2.58g. Boston-1549, Von Fritze-169. Obv: Perseus kneeling r., looking back, holding the head of Medusa. Rx: Fourpart incuse square. This is a great mythological type. Toned VF / EF..........2750 17. Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC. Pella II, 340-328 BC, Stater, 8.54g. Le Rider-303. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r. Rx: Fast quadriga r., trident beneath horses; ΦIΛIΠΠΟΥ in exergue. Ex jewelry. EF.............................................2800 18. Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC, Stater, Pella III A, c. 323/2-315 BC, 8.58g. Le Rider-437 (D198/R325). Obv: Head of Apollo r. Rx: Galloping biga r., thunderbolt in field below horses. EF...........................................................4850 Extremely Rare Lampsacus 19. Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC. Lampsacus, c. 323-315 BC. Stater, 8.54g. Thompson, ADM II-171 (same dies). Obv: Head of Apollo r. Rx: Galloping biga r., serpent and crescent over A in field below horses. Extremely rare; Thompson cites only the BM specimen. We find no recent sales, although other Lampsacus “Philip II” gold staters have appeared. EF.....................................................8500 20. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC, Stater, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, c. 323-319 BC, 8.63g. Price-1944. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r. Rx: Nike standing l., holding wreath, thyrsus below l. wing. Late lifetime or early posthumous issue. Particularly elegant reverse. Fine..................................2450 21. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC, Stater, Miletus, c. 323-319 BC, 8.62g. Price-2114c. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r. Rx: Nike standing l., holding wreath, monogram in l. field, double-ax under r. wing. Lifetime or early posthumous issue. Reverse somewhat softly struck. Choice EF.....4650 22. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC, Stater, Salamis, c. 332-323 BC, 8.60g. Price-3129. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r. Rx: Nike standing l., holding wreath and stylis, eagle below r. wing. Lifetime issue. Near Mint State.......................................................................................................3850 Exquisite Ake 23. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Ake mint, c. 314/3 BC, Stater, 8.57g. Price-3284 (same obverse die). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rx: Nike standing l., holding wreath; to l., -|O above |||–=. Obverse struck in extremely high relief. Near Mint State..............................................5500 24. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC, Stater, Aradus, c. 328-320 BC, 8.51g. Price-3331a. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r., griffin on helmet. Rx: Nike standing l., holding wreath, caduceus in l. field, monogram below l. wing. Lifetime issue. VF...................................................................2850 25. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC, Stater, Babylon, c.


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Mint State.........................................................6950 Asia Minor, Achemenid Empire; c. 420-375 BC, Daric, 8.35g. Carradice Type IIIb. Obv: Persian king in the running-kneeling position to right, holding transverse spear in his right hand and bow in his left; quiver over his shoulder; Rx: Oblong irregular incuse. Extremely sharp with complete type including most of the king’s crown. Mint State.......................................................................4850 Double Daric Asia Minor, Achemenid Empire; Issue of Seleucus as Satrap, Babylon, c. 322-315 BC, Double Daric, 16.64g. Essays to Le Rider- Nicole+Pierre, pl. 30, 3. Obv: Persian king in the running-kneeling position to right, holding transverse spear in his right hand and bow in his left; quiver over his shoulder; Rx: Oblong irregular incuse. Flan cracks from striking and traces of overstriking on obverse. Good VF / EF.................................................................................................8750 Ptolemaic, Ptolemy II; 283-246 BC. Alexandria, After 273 BC, Octadrachm or Mnaieion, 27.70g. Obv: ΘΕΩΝ Jugate busts r. of Ptolemy I, diademed and wearing aegis, and Berenike I, diademed and veiled, serpent staff to l. Rx: AΔΕΛΦΩΝ Jugate busts r. of Ptolemy II, diademed and draped, and Arsinoe II, diademed and veiled, shield to l. For the Egyptian priesthood, Hermes was the Greek equivalent of Thoth, the god of scribes and, by extension, the god of law. In Egyptian cosmology, it was the essential role of the pharaoh/king to uphold the cosmic order and prevent chaos by serving as the intermediary between gods and men. Earthly law was the same concept on a lower plane; it prevented society from descending into chaos. It’s just possible, then, that the serpent staff behind the head of Ptolemy I represents an attempt to develop a visual symbol, in terms of G reek iconography, for the concept of order (Egyptian Ma›at). Ptolemy V was explicitly compared to Hermes «the Great and Great» in an inscription (OGIS I, 90, line 19). The inscription refers to the provision of justice (literally, «the just thing,» which is not quite the same) for all. Huss says this is the only time this comparison was made in this reign. EF with luster.......................16500 Arsinoe II, Wife of Ptolemy II Philadelphos; 253-246 BC, Mnaieion or One-Mina Piece (formerly Octadrachm), Alexandria, Struck under Ptolemy II, 27.73g. Troxell-Arsinoe, Museum Note 28 (1983)-Group 3, pl. 7,3; Svoronos-475, pl. XV, 14; SNG Cop-134 var. (different symbol). Obv: Head of Arsinoe II r., wearing diadem, stephane and veil, behind K; Rx: ΑΡΣΙΝΟΗΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ, Double corncopia bound with fillet. About EF / EF...................................... 11750 Ptolemy IV, Philopator; 221-205 BC, Mnaieion or One-Mina Piece (formerly Octadrachm), Alexandria, c. 217 BC, 27.81g. Svoronos-1117; SNG Cop-196. Obv: Radiate and diademed bust of deified Ptolemy III wearing aegis with trident resting on his shoulder, Rx: Radiate cornucopia bound with royal diadem, regal title around. Queen Arsinoe III promised the Ptolemaic army a reward of two gold minae per man for victory over the Seleucids in the Fourth Syrian War. These pieces, recalling the victories of his father Ptolemy III in the Third Syrian War, were probably minted by Ptolemy IV to pay that bounty. Some flat striking at high points. Near Mint State...................................................12250 Ptolemy IV; c. 217 BC, Mnaieion (Octodrachm), 27.79g. Sv-1117, SNG Cop196. Obv: Radiate and diademed bust of deified Ptolemy III wearing aegis with trident resting on his shoulder. Rx: Radiate cornucopia bound with royal diadem, ΔI to r. of bottom of cornucopia, Greek regal title «Of King Ptolemy» around. Much better struck than normal. No die rust. Mint State..............................18500 Important Pergamum Gold Stater Mysia, Pergamum; AV Stater, Mysia, Pergamum, c. 334 BC, 8.59g. SNG Paris 1557 = De Luynes Coll. 2493. v. Fritze, Die Münzen von Pergamon, pl. I, 7 (Berlin specimen) = Mørkholm, EHC 268. U. Westermark, Notes on the Saida Hoard (IGCH 1508), NNÅ (1979-80), p. 28, nos. 36-37 (Berlin and Paris specimens). Gulbenkian Coll. 699 = Jameson Coll. 2580. Obv: Head of youthful Herakles right, wearing lion-skin headdress knotted round neck. Rx: Archaistic Palladion to front, wearing calathos on head, raising spear in right hand and holding on left arm shield adorned with a star, from which hangs a fillet ending in a monogram. In the left field, crested Corinthian helmet to right. Ex Gemini VII, January 2011, lot 477. Ex Dr. Patrick Tan Collection. This is the only portrait of Alexander the Great in gold which also shows the famous Palladion on the reverse. Extremely significant and very rare. Mint State............................ 110000 Constantius II; 337-361 AD, Antioch, c. 355-361 AD, Solidus, 4.40g. This mintmark not in RIC or Depeyrot; cf. RIC-170 (R4) and Depeyrot-11/1 (p. 277) which have pellet after as well as before the mintmark. Obv: FL IVL CONSTAN - TIVS PERP AVG Helmeted, diademed, cuirassed bust facing, holding spear over r. shoulder and shield on left arm; on shield, emperor riding down enemy. Rx: GLORIA - REI - PVBLICAE Helmeted Roma seated facing beside towered Constantinopolis seated l., together holding a shield inscribed VOT / XXX / MVLT / XXXX; Roma also holds spear, Constantinopolis also holds scepter and places r. foot on prow; .SMANB (officina 2) in exergue, a second pellet in lower central field before the front of the prow, but no pellet after the mintmark. Apparently an unlisted mintmark for this issue; the four mintmarks described by RIC and Depeyrot are (a) SMANA without pellets, (b) pellet after SMANA, (c) pellets before and after SMANA, (4) pellets before and after SMANA and a third in lower field. Some areas of flat striking on face of emperor. VF................................950

36. Honorius; 393-423 AD. Constantinople, c. 395-402 AD. Solidus, 4.23g. RIC-8, officina I=10; Depeyrot-55/2 (p. 246, 23 spec. from officina 10); DO-750 var. Obv: D N HONORI - VS P F AVC Armored bust three-quarters facing. Rx: CONCORDI - A AVCC and officina number I, Constantinopolis seated facing, looking r., holding scepter and globe surmounted by Victory, with r. foot on prow; in exergue, CONOB. Mint State....................................................................1525 37. Anastasius I; 491-518 AD. Constantinople, 492-507 AD, Solidus, 4.47g. Berk-32, MIB-7, Sear-5. Obv: D N ANASTA - SIVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC I, Angel standing l. holding long ornamental cross; star in l. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State.....................................................1000 38. Anastasius I; 491-518 AD. Constantinople, 492-507 AD, Solidus, 4.39g. Berk-32, MIB-7, Sear-5. Obv: D N ANASTA - SIVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC S, Angel standing l. holding long ornamental cross; star in l. field; CONOB in exergue. Near Mint State..............................................675 39. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.49g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-56. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC B, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State......................................................................900 40. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.42g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-56. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC E, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Softly struck. Mint State.................................................950 41. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.43g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-56. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC Δ, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Some areas of weak striking on emperor’s mouth. Mint State.................................................................................................................950 42. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.43g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-56. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC I, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Flatly struck on left side of obverse. Small hairline. Mint State.................................................................................................................850 43. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.48g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-56. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC H, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Face weakly struck. Mint State......................................700 44. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.40g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-57. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC Θ, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State......................................................................950 45. Justin I; 518-527 AD. Constantinople, Solidus, 4.39g. Berk-38, MIB-3, Sear-56. Obv: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVG, 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC Z, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State......................................................................950 46. Justinian I; Constantinople, 527-537 AD, Solidus, 4.43g. Obv: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVG 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield. Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC B, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State.........................................................................................................900 47. Justinian I; 527-565 AD. Constantinople, 527-537 AD, Solidus, 4.44g. Berk42, MIB-5, Sear-137. Obv: DN IVSTINI - ANVS PP AVG 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC Γ, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Somewhat weakly struck on obverse. Mint State..........................................................................................775 48. Justinian I; 527-565 AD. Constantinople, 527-537 AD, Solidus, 4.41g. Berk42, MIB-5, Sear-137. Obv: DN IVSTINI - ANVS PP AVG 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC Δ, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Some areas of weak striking on emperor’s face. Mint State...............................................................................900 49. Justinian I; 527-565 AD. Constantinople, 527-537 AD, Solidus, 4.46g. Berk42, MIB-5, Sear-137. Obv: DN IVSTINI - ANVS PP AVG 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC I, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Somewhat weakly struck especially on reverse. Mint State......................................................................................750 50. Justinian I; 527-565 AD. Constantinople, 527-537 AD, Solidus, 4.42g. Berk42, MIB-5, Sear-137. Obv: DN IVSTINI - ANVS PP AVG 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC Θ, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State.................................900 51. Justinian I; 527-565 AD. Constantinople, 527-537 AD, Solidus, 4.44g. Berk42, MIB-5, Sear-137. Obv: DN IVSTINI - ANVS PP AVG 3/4 right facing bust wearing cuirass, helmet and holding spear in right hand behind head and shield; Rx: VICTORI - A AVCCC H, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in r. field; CONOB in exergue. Mint State.................................900 52. Focas; 602-610 AD. Constantinople, 607-608 AD, Solidus, 4.36g. Berk-101, MIB-9, Sear-620. Obv: DN FOCAS PERP AVC Crowned, draped, and cuirassed


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EF...................................................................................................................2400 Irene, Sole Reign; 797-802 AD. Constantinople. Solidus, 4.45g. Berk-236, DO-1, S-1599. Obv: Bust of Irene facing, wearing crown and loros and holding glovus cruciger and cruciform scepter. Rx: Bust of Irene as on obverse. Extremely beautiful portrait of Irene on the obverse. On the reverse very sharp but slightly off-center. Mint State. Extremely beautiful portrait of Irene on the obverse. On the reverse very sharp but slightly off-center. Mint State...................................19500 Nicephorus I; 802-811 AD, Solidus, Constantinople, c. 803-811 AD, 4.47g. Berk-238, DO-2c7, S-1604. Obv: Facing bust of Nicephorus, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, and holding cross potent and akakia. Rx: Facing bust of Stauracius, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger and akakia. Mint State....................................................................1975 John III, Budget Hyperpyron; Magnesia, 1222-1254 AD, Hyperpyron, 4.11g. Berk-362; Hendy pl. 31,13-15; Sear-2072. Obv: Christ enthroned; Rx: Half-length figures of John, l., and the Virgin, r., holding patriarchal cross between them. Minor areas of weak strike. VF..............................................................390 GREEK SILVER Durotriges, Abstract type; 58-45 BC, Billon Stater, 5.81g. Van Arsdell-1235-1 (Common). Obv: Abstract head of Apollo right. Rx: Disjointed horse left. Choice EF......................................................................................350 Calabria, Tarentum; c. 281-272 BC, Stater, 6.55g. Vlasto-910. Obv: Horseman r., being crowned by Nike. Rx: Taras on dolphin l. carrying trident; monogram behind. Near Mint State / Mint State...........................................1225 Metapontum, Inexpensive Incuse Nomos ; Lucania, Metapontum, 540510 BC, 7.91g. Noe/Johnston-43. VF / EF....................................................1500 Ex Brand, Ex Baron von Schennis Collection Sicily, Acragas; c. 408-406 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.13g. McClean-2042 pl. 65,12, Jameson-510. Obv: Quadriga driven right. Above, Nike flying left to crown chariorteer. In exergue, sea serpent. Rx: Two eagles standing right, about to to tear into dead hare held in their talons. Ch, Seltman, The Engravers of the Akragantine Dekadrachms, Numismatic Chronicle (1948), p. 1 pl. 1, Aa. Rizzo pl. 2,4. Ex Sotheby’s Zurich (9 June 1983), Virgil M. Brand Coll. Part 3, Lot 22. Ex Hirsch 33 (17 Nov. 1913), Baron von Schennis, Lot 298. This coin is a Greek masterpiece. While the obverse is decent the reverse is exceptional. The eagles are complete as is the hair. The front wing of the most forward eagle has complete detail. This coin is only slightly less fine than the legendary Gulbenkian coin. Toned EF.............................................................................................75000 Third Recorded Lucania, Velia; c. 380-360 BC, Didrachm, 7.62g. See NAC, Auction O, 13 May 2004, lot 1174 for same dies. Williams-p. 53. Obv: Head of nymph r. with legend ΥΕΛΗΤΗ (retrograde) in front. Lion to r., with tail high. Above, YΕΛΗΤΕΩΝ. Third recorded example. This is an extremely unusual type from a previously recorded example. Williams thought these coins were false but this coin proves otherwise. Fine / VF...........................................................................................................985 Sicily, Naxos; 550-530 BC, Litra, 0.57g. Cahn-Group I #19. Obv: Head of Dionysus left. Rx: Bunch of grapes. NAXION retrograde below. Areas of uneven and flat striking on obverse, less so on the reverse. Slightly porous flan which is not unusual for small Sicilian coins. Excellent centering. VF.........................1850 Sicily, Syracuse, Time of Timoleon and the Third Democracy; 344-317 BC, Hemidrachm, 1.89g. SNG ANS-520. Obv: Head of Athena facing, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet; surrounded by three dolphins. Rx: Rider on horseback r., star above. Rarely seen type in exceptionally nice condition. Nearly EF.......................................................................................................1200 Bisaltian District, Derrones; c.475-460 BC, Dodecadrachm, 38.15g. Svoronos, Hellénisme primitif, pl. II, 1 = Jameson Coll. 1946 (same obverse die). Obv: ΔΕΡΟΝ Wagon drawn left by two oxen. Driver seated on a high stool, wearing petasos, raising whip in right hand. Above, Corinthian helmet to left. Rx. Triskeles. In field, Θ. All in square incuse. Ex Gemini VII, January 2011, lot 219. Ex Dr. Patrick Tan Collection. Beautifully centered on a broad flan. VF...... 11000 Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC. Pella Series III, 323/315 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.15g. Le Rider-pl. 20 #494. Obv: Laureate head of Zeus r. Rx: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Male rider to r.; beneath, monogram and trident. Test cut on reverse. About VF........... .........................................................................................................................550 Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC. Amphipolis, c. 323-315 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.25g. Le Rider-pl. 45, SNG ANS-606. Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right; Rx: ΦΙΛΙΠ-ΠΟΥ Naked youth on horse prancing right, wreath and Λ below horse. Beautiful style. Mint State...............................................................................5750 Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC. Amphipolis, c. 323-315 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.29g. Le Rider-pl. 45, SNG ANS-606. Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right; Rx: ΦΙΛΙΠ-ΠΟΥ Naked youth on horse prancing right, Λ within circle and Λ below horse. Obverse struck in ultra high relief. Toned Mint State..........................5750 Macedonia, Philip II; 359-336 BC. Amphipolis III, c. 323/2-316/5 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.37g. Le Rider-Pl. 45,27. Obv: Head of Zeus r. Rx: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Naked youth on horse prancing r., T and wreath below horse. Mint State...3000 Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Amphipolis, 336323 BC. Tetradrachm, 17.19g. Price-79. Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r.

field; cock in l. field. Lifetime issue. Mint State..............................................2350 71. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Amphipolis, c. 323320 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.18g. Price-106. Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne, bow and quiver in l. field, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field. Lifetime issue . EF.........................................950 72. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Pella, 325-315 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.15g. Price-214 Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; Θ beneath throne. About EF..............................................................................975 73. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Pella, 325-315 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.23g. Price-211. Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne, AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; monogram in l. field. Extremely beautiful rendition of Zeus on the reverse. Front lock of hair of Alexander’s head flatly struck. Mint State................................1650 74. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Side, c. 325-320 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.19g. Price-2949. Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ�� in ex., AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne. Choice VF....850 75. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Side, c. 325-320 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.17g. Price-2949. Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ in ex., AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; wreath in l. field, ΔΙ beneath throne. EF................850 Damascus Mint 76. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Damascus, c. 330320 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.22g. Price-3208. Obv: Bust of Alexander as Herakles r., wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated l. on throne; AΛEΧANΔΡOY in r. field; forepart of ram in l. field; globules above, between and below struts of throne, ΔA below. Coins of the Damascus mint are rarely seen above VF. This example is far better than what appears in Price . Mint State........................2400 77. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Berytus, c. 323-320 BC, late lifetime, Tetradrachm, 16.91g. Price-3420. Obv: Head of Herakles right wearing lion-skin headdress. Rx: Zeus seated left holding eagle on outstreched arm; B in left field; OI beneath throne. Some tiny areas of porosity above Zeus’s head. EF...........................................................................................................875 78. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Lampsacus Mint, c. 323-317 BC, Denarius, 4.29g. Price-1362. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. A Symbol in l. field. EF...................350 79. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Colophon Mint, c. 323-319 BC, Drachm, 4.10g. Price-1759. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand; star symbol in l. field and spear-head in outer r. field. About EF....................................................................................300 Meander Pattern 80. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Magnesia ad Maeandrum Mint, c. 282-225 BC, Drachm, 4.27g. Price-2011. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. AP Symbol in l. field and maeander pattern in exergue. VF...........................................................950 81. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Sardes Mint, c. 323319 BC, Drachm, 4.23g. Price-2601. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. E symbol in l. field and torch in exergue. EF.400 82. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC. Sardes Mint, c. 323319 BC, Drachm, 4.28g. Price-2602. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. ΥΞ and and torch symbol in l. field. EF / VF..450 Very Rare 83. Macedonia, Alexander III The Great; 336-323 BC, Side, c. 323-317 BC. Drachm, 4.19g. Price-2974. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. Late lifetime issue. Very rare, less than 5 known. Extremely beautiful style. Obverse struck in high relief. Mint State...............1000 84. Macedonia, Philip III; 336-323 BC. Magnesia ad Maeandrum Mint, c. 323319 BC, Drachm, 4.33g. Price-P57. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΦΙΛΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. Symbol below throne. Mint State.............................375 85. Macedonia, Philip III; 323-317 BC. Sardes Mint, c. 323-319 AD, Drachm, 4.29g. Price-P82. Obv: Herakles wearing lion-skin headdress r. Rx: ΦΙΛΠΠΟΥ Zeus seated on throne holding long scepter in l. hand and eagle on outstretched r. hand. TI and EY symbol in l. field and torch below throne. EF...................350 Powerful Portrait 86. Macedonia, Demetrius Poliorcetes; Demetrias, c. 290-284 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.72g. Newell-144, pl. XIV.11. Obv: An older head of Demetrius r., wearing horn and diadem. Rx: Poseidon, entirely nude, standing l. placing his r. foot on a rock, resting his r. forearm on his raised r. knee and holding a trident in his l. hand; monogram behind l. foot. Stunnig portrait with exquisite reverse. Struck in high relief. About EF / EF................................................................4750 Incredible Lysimachus 87. Thrace, Lysimachus; 305-281 BC. Sardes, c. 297/6-287 BC, Tetradrachm, 17.14g. Thompson-89, Müller-405. Obv: Deified head of Alexander the Great right wearing the horn of Ammon. Rx: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena Nikephoros seated left; to outer left PE and to inner left K symbol. Ex CNG 75, 23 May 2007, lot 116. This is best Lysmiachus tetradrachm we have handled in the last ten years. The position of the head and neck are somewhat unusual and very forceful. The modeling of the face and hair looks absolutely lifelike. Beautifully centered on a broad flan. This becomes a great work of Helenistic art. Mint State.....................................................................................................12500


88. Thrace, Lysimachus; 323-281 BC. Uncertain Mint. Tetradrachm, 17.04g. Müller-528. Thompson -. Meydancikkale -. See CNG 60, lot 476 for similar type. See Stack’s Bowers Galleries, 7 July 2011, lot 974 for similar type. Obv: Diademed and horned head of deified Alexander the Great r. Rx: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena Nikephoros seated l., holding Nike in r. hand and l. elbow resting on shield; spear behind; TEK monogram in inner l. field. EF.............885 89. Thessaly, Larissa; 356-342 BC, Didrachm, 12.17g. BCD Thessaly-1160. Obv: Head of nymph Larissa 3/4 facing to l. Rx: Prancing horse r. Unlike most didrachms, the horse on the reverse is neither doublestruck nor off flan. VF / EF...........................................................................................................5875 Ex Sternberg 1986 90. Aetolia, Aetolian League; 250-225 BC, Stater, 10.58g. Obv: Head of Apollo wearing oak wreath. Rx: Aetolos standing naked except for clamys and kausia. He holds a spear and sqord with foot resting on a rock. Ex Sternberg XVIII, November 1986, lot 192. D.I. Tsangari, Corpus des monnaies d’or, d’argent et de bronze de la confédération étolienne (Athens 2007), p. 100, no. 665a, pl. XXXVIII. The reference Sternberg XVIII, 1986, lot 192 is not mentioned (but the plate reveals it is that coin). Details are “Coll. Z., 10.60 g, 9 h”. This issue is scarce. The reverse is exceptionally beautiful. VF / EF.................................2325 91. Attic, Athens; Tetradrachm, Attic, Athens, c. 435 BC, 17.85g. Obv: Head of Athena r.; three small upright olive leaves on front edge of Attic helmet; beaded necklace; Rx: Owl leaning r.; olive twig with two leaves and crescent moon beneath; ethnic in r. field. Near Mint State...................................................2300 92. Attic, Athens; Tetradrachm, Attic, Athens, c. 435 BC, 17.17g. Obv: Head of Athena r.; three small upright olive leaves on front edge of Attic helmet; beaded necklace; Rx: Owl leaning r, head facing.; olive twig with two leaves and crescent moon beneath; ethnic in r. field. Unusually beautiful Athena. Choice EF......2500 93. Attic, Athens; Tetradrachm, Attic, Athens, 430 BC, 17.20g. Obv: Head of Athena r.; four small upright olive leaves on front edge of Attic helmet; beaded necklace. Rx: Owl leaning r.; olive twig with two leaves and crescent moon beneath; ethnic in r. field. Near Mint State...................................................2000 94. Attic, Aegina; 525-500 BC, Stater, 12.17g. Obv: Sea turtle; Rx: Union Jack incuse. Struck in high relief. About EF..........................................................4500 95. Attic, Aegina; 525-500 BC, Stater, 11.50g. Milbank 2-3. Obv: Sea turtle with thin collar and row of pellets down back. Rx: Union Jack incuse. Though worn, this turtle is beautifully centered with all the legs, head and beak on flan. Some of the dotted center of the shell is quite visible. Struck in high relief. Good VF / EF.. .......................................................................................................................2250 96. Corinthia, Corinth; c. 490/480 BC, Stater, 8.62g. Ravel-147, Calciati-53, BCD Corinth (Lanz 105, 26 November 2001)-21, SNG Cop-7. Obv: Pegasus flying l., koppa below. Rx: Archaic head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet. Ex Stack’s, 22-23 April 2009, lot 1097. Really beautiful head of Athena with wellcentered Pegasus on obverse. Toned Good VF............................................7250 97. Peloponnesus, Arcadian League; Mantineia Mint, c. 468-460BC, Triobol, 2.93g. Williams-231. Obv: Zeus sitting left on throne, holding eagle. Rx: APKA Female head left. VF.........................................................................1350 98. Pontic, Mithradates VI; 83-82 BC, Tetradrachm, Price-. Obv: Portrait of Mithradates as Alexander III as Hercules. Rx: Zeus seated. Some top of hair softly struck. Two small scratches on reverse at twelve o’clock. EF................800 99. Pontic, Mithradates VI; 120-63 BC, Second Mithraic War, Odessa, 83-82 BC, Tetradrachm, 15.86g. Price-. Obv: Portrait of Mithradates as Alexander III as Hercules. Rx: Zeus seated. Toned EF............................................................900 100. Aeolis, Cyme; 155-145 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.42g. BMC-74. Obv: Head of Amazon Kyme. Rx: Horse right with raised foreleg over single-handled cup. All within laurel wreath. Ex Stack’s, December 2007, lot 165. Some obverse porosity. About EF / VF.....................................................................................550 101. Aeolis, Myrina; c. 150 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.25g. BMC-15. Obv: Head of Apollo right; Rx: Apollo advancing right carrying laurel branch; omphalos and amphora before him; legend and monogram behind. Obverse struck in extremely high relief. Mint State.....................................................................................1850 102. Aeolis, Myrina; c. 150 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.73g. BMC-15. Obv: Head of Apollo right; Rx: Apollo advancing right carrying laurel branch; omphalos and amphora before him; legend and monogram behind. Obverse struck in extremely high relief. Mint State.....................................................................................1950 103. Uncertain coins of Greece and Asia Minor; Diobol, c. 6th-5th Centuries BC, 1.35g. SNG Cop-391. Obv: Female head left wearing sakkos. Rx: Quadripartite incuse square. VF....................................................................525 104. Ionia, Uncertain Mint; c. 6th century BC, Tetartemorion, 0.19g. Rosen-386, SNG von Aulock-1810, Klein-358, SNG Berry-1042. Obv: Archaic head of Apollo r. Rx: Irregular square incuse. SNG Berry suggests that this coin type was minted in Colophon. VF.............................................................................................400 105. Ionia, Miletos; Late 6th Cent. BC, 1/12 Stater, 1.08g. BMC-22. Obv: Forepart of lion l., head turned r. Rx: Incuse square with star. VF................................175 106. Ionia, Miletos; Late 6th Cent. BC, 1/12 Stater, 1.14g. BMC-22. Obv: Forepart of lion l., head turned r. Rx: Incuse square with star. VF................................125 107. Ionia, Magnesia ad Maeandrum; 145 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.70g. Jones, ANS MN 24, 30. Obv: Diademed draped bust of Diana with bow and quiver on shoulder. Rx: Apollo standing on base decorated with a meander pattern holding a branch with his elbow resting on a tripod. Ex Stack’s, December 2007, lot 176. Although these coins are quite abundant, this example which has an exquisite obverse is rarely if ever encountered. Mint State...........................................2350 Special Didrachm 108. Ionia, Chios; 478-431 BC, Didrachm, 7.32g. NC 1915 pl. LXVIII #3 Period V, Mavrogordatio-26. Obv: Sphinx of early fine style with hair arranged in a mass of short curls. Amphora to left with bunch of grapes above showing a vine with distinct leaves. Rx: 4-part incuse with extra wide separation bars. Ex Spink America, 7 December 1995, lot 2066. Extremely beautifully and sensitively done sphinx. Exceptional for issue. VF..................................................................2500

109. Caria, Mausolus; 377-353 BC, Tetradrachm, 15.04g. SNG von Aulock-2360. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo three-quarters right, himation fastened at neck; Rx: ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛO, Zeus of Labraunda standing right, holding double-bladed axe over right shoulder and vertical spear in right hand. Obverse struck in high relief. Toned EF / About VF......................................................................................4250 110. Caria, Mausolus; 377-353 BC, Drachm, 3.61g. BMC-9. Obv: Head of Apollo. Rx: Zeus lambros holding spear and double-headed axe. MAYΣΣΩΛΛΟ to right. Ex Spink America, 7 December 1995, lot 2115. About EF / VF......................675 111. Caria, Cos; Cos, c. 300-190 BC, Hemidrachm, 3.08g. Weber-6634, BMC-58 var., SNG von Aulock-2749, SNG Cop-637. Obv: Head of bearded Herakles r., in lion-skin headdress. Rx: Crab with club and magistrate’s name beneath. VF.....................................................................................................................275 Extremely Rare Cnidos Style Nymph 112. Caria, Rhodes; 408/7-405/4 BC, Hemidrachm, 1.52g. R. Ashton in: A. Meadows and K. Shipton (eds.), Money and Its Uses in the Ancient Greek World (London 2001)-p. 99, no. 11, pl. 6.1, BMC-9. Obv: Head of Helios 3/4 facing right; Rx: Nymph in shallow incuse with star on sacos; P to left and O to right of neck. This coin is from the first issue of the city of Rhodes. It bears a beautiful nymph on the reverse. In nearly fifty years in the business we have never encountered an example of this type. Toned VF.................................................................4750 113. Lycia, Trbbenimi; 380-370 BC, Stater, 9.40g. Mørkhom & Olçay, NC 1971, Podalia-128 (A4/P5). Obv: Lion’s scalp facing,[T] below. Rx: Triskeles; club to right and TPB around; all within incuse square. Ex CNG 61, 25 September 2002, lot 762. EF....................................................................................................1800 114. Cilicia, Celenderis; 425-400 BC, Obol, 0.67g. SNG Levante-27. Obv: Forepart of Pegasus r. Rx: Goat kneeling r. EF.............................................375 115. Cilicia, Datames; 378-372 BC, Stater, 10.53g. SNG Paris-283, BMC-32. Obv: Baal enthroned r., holding cluster of grapes with thymiaterion above his arm, Aramaic inscription ‘BLTRZ’(Baaltars) behind; below throne, small standing lion; all within gear-like circle, perhaps representing battlements on city wall. Rx: Datames seated r., holding arrow, bow below hand, winged solar symbol above, Aramaic legend ‘TRDMW’ behind (Datame). Ex Calgary Coins. Extremely nice image of the king. Toned EF...........................................................................3250 116. Syria, Seleucus I; 312-280 BC. Seleucia mint, 296/5 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.99g. SC-130.1. Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right; Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛΕYKOY Athena, holding spear and shield, in quadriga of elephants right; anchor and B above. Areas of weak striking. VF / EF...................................3500 117. Phoenicia, Byblos; 380 BC King Adramelek, 13.29g. Hirmer Tf. 195, #685 Obv: Three hoplites, holding shields, on galley left above waves, prow ending in lion’s head; below, hippocamp left above murex shell. Rx: Lion attacking bull left; name of king above. Toned EF.....................................................................2000 118. Bactria, Eucratides; 171-145 BC, Tetradrachm, 15.93g. Bopearachchi-68, Mitchiner-182a, Sear-7572. Obv: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΣ EYKPATIΔHΣ Helmeted bust right; Rx: HΛIOKΛEOYΣ ΛAOΔIKHΣ Jugate busts of Heliocles and Laodice right. Bactrian dynastic issues are quite desirable and somewhat rare. Like many, this coin has somewhat corroded surfaces but seems to be of sound metal. Nearly EF to point of ware...................................................................3450 Fifth Syrian War 119. Ptolemaic, Ptolemy V; 204-180 BC. Uncertain Phoenician mint, 202-198 BC. Struck for the Fifth Syrian War. Tetradrachm, 13.95g. Svoronos-, Essays Thompson, Mørkholm, Portrait Coinage of Ptolemy V-Class I/A3, First Issue. Obv: Diademed and draped bust right; Rx: ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ Eagle left on thunderbolt; ME monogram in left field. Planchet defect in hair and on cheek of king. This is a rare issue struck for the Fifth Syrian War. EF......................1850 Wonderful Half Shekel 120. Jerusalem Sheqel; Minted in Tyre by order of Herod for use in the Temple in Jerusalem, 44/45 CE, 1/2 Sheqel, 7.08g. Hendin-1619. Obv: Laureate head of Melqart r., Rx: Eagle l. with palm branch on shoulder. Half sheqels of this issue are scrace. Coins of this fine artistic style and high state of preservation are extremely rare. Choice EF.............................................................................3000 REPUBLICAN SILVER 121. Anonymous: Dolphin; 209-208 BC, Denarius, 3.85g. Cr-80/1a, Syd-214. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Dioscuri riding r., dolphin below horses; ROMA in exergue. About VF.............................................................225 122. TOD; 179-170 BC, Denarius, 3.73g. Cr-141/1, Syd-345. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Diana or Luna in biga r., wren and TOD below horses. Scarce. VF.....................................................................................................175 123. C. Maianius; 153 BC, Denarius, 3.83g. Cr-203/1a, Syd-427, Maiania 1. Obv: Head of Roma r. Rx: Victory in biga r., C MAIANI below, ROMA in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................175 124. Q. Marcius Libo; 148 BC, Denarius, 3.54g. Cr-215/1, Syd-396, Marcia-1. Obv: Head of Roma r., LIBO behind, X under chin. Rx: The Dioscuri riding r., Q MARC below, ROMA in exergue. VF.............................................................275 125. L. Sempronius Pitio; 148 BC, Denarius, 3.75g. Cr-216/1, Syd-402, Sempronia 2. Obv: Head of Roma r., X below chin, PITIO behind. Rx: The Dioscuri r., L SEMP below, ROMA in exergue. VF.........................................200 126. C. Terentius Lucanus; 147 BC, Denarius, 3.59g. Cr-217/1, Syd-425, Terentia-10. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., Victory and X behind. Rx: The Dioscuri riding r., C TER LV[C] below hoses, ROMA in exergue. VF.............250 127. C. Antestius; 146 BC, Denarius, 3.49g. Cr-219/1e, Syd-411, Antestia 1. Obv: Head of Roma r., C ANTESTI behind, X below chin. Rx: Dioscuri r., dog running r. below, ROMA in exergue. VF......................................................................175 128. Anonymous; 143 B.C., Denarius, 3.73g. Cr-222/1, Syd-438. Obv: Head of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Diana in biga of stags r., crescent below. VF............185 129. C. Valerius C.f. Flaccus; 140 BC, Denarius, 3.80g. Cr-228/2, Syd-440, Valeria 7. Obv: Head of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., FLAC above, C VAL CF below; ROMA in exergue. VF............................................................225 130. Cn. Gellius; 138 BC, Denarius, 3.59g. Crawford-232/1, Syd-434a, RSC-Gellia


2, Banti-3 (R7). Obv: Head of Roma r., X behind, all within laurel-wreath. Rx: Mars in quadriga r., CN GELI below horses, ROMA in exergue. Quite rare with GELI on reverse. VF......................................................................................225 131. P. Aelius Paetus; 138 BC, Denarius, 3.80g. Cr-233/1, Syd-455, Aelia-3. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Dioscuri riding r., P PAETVS below, ROMA in exergue. VF....................................................................................285 132. Ti. Veturius; 137 BC, Denarius, 4.05g. Cr-234/1, Syd-527, Veturia 1. Obv: Draped bust of Mars r., X and TI VET behind. Rx: Youth kneeling l., between two warriors who touch with their swords a pig which he holds, ROMA above. Good VF.....................................................................................................................400 133. Sex. Pompeius Fostlus; 137 BC, Denarius, 3.90g. Cr-235/1c, Pompeia 1a, Syd-461a. Obv: Head of Roma r., X below chin, jug behind. Rx: SEX PO F[OSTLVS] She-wolf r. suckling Twins, shepherd Faustulus on l., birds in tree behind, ROMA in exergue. VF.......................................................................350 134. L. Antestius Gragulus; 136 BC, Denarius, 3.83g. Cr-238/1, Syd-451, Antestia 9. Obv: Head of Roma r., GRAG behind. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r., L.ANTES below horses, ROMA in exergue. VF.............................................175 135. C. Servilius M.f.; 136 BC, Denarius, 3.80g. Cr-239/1, Syd-525, Servilia 1. Obv: Head of Roma r., wreath behind, * and ROMA below. Rx: The Dioscuri galloping in opposite directions, [C SER]VEILI M [F] in exergue. VF.............175 136. C. Aburius Geminus; 134 BC, Denarius, 3.92g. Cr-244/1, Syd-490, Aburia-1. Obv: Head of Roma r., GEM behind. Rx: Mars in quadriga r., C.ABVRI below, ROMA in exergue. VF....................................................................................225 137. M. Marcius Mn.f.; 134 BC, Denarius, 3.87g. Cr-245/1, Syd-500, Marcia 8. Obv: Head of Roma r., star below chin, modius behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., M MAR C / RO MA below divided by two ears of wheat. VF..............................245 138. Publius Calpurnius; 133 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-247/1, Syd-468, Calpurnia 2. Obv: Head of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Venus in biga r., crowned by Victory; P CAL[P] below, ROMA in exergue. VF............................................250 139. L. Minucius; 133 BC, Denarius, 3.85g. Cr-248/1, Syd-470, Minucia 15. Obv: Head of Roma r., mark of value behind. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r., ROMA below, L MINVCI in exergue. VF...............................................................................265 140. L. Postumius Albinus; 131 BC, Denarius, 3.94g. Cr-252/1, Syd-472, Postumia 1. Obv: Head of Roma r., mark of value below chin, apex behind. Rx: Mars in quadriga r., L POST ALB below horses, ROMA in exergue. VF........185 141. M. Opimius; 131 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-254/1, Opimia-16, Syd-475. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., tripod behind. Rx: Apollo in biga r., M.OPEIMI below horses, ROMA in exergue. VF.......................................................................350 142. Q. Caecilius Metellus; 117-116 BC, Denarius, 3.80g. Cr-256/1, Syd-509, Caecilia 21. Obv: Head of Roma r., Q METE behind, mark of value below chin. Rx: Jupiter in walking quadriga r., ROMA in exergue. VF..............................160 143. M. Vargunteius; 130 BC, Denarius, 3.83g. Cr-257/1, Syd-507, Vargunteia-1. Obv: Head of Roma r., M VARG behind, mark of value below chin. Rx: Jupiter in walking quadriga r., ROMA in exergue. VF....................................................225 144. T. Cloelius; 128 BC, Denarius, 3.88g. Cr-260/1, Syd-516, Cloulia 1. Obv: Head of Roma r., wreath behind, ROMA below. Rx: Victory in biga r., ear of wheat below horses, T CLOVLI in exergue. VF........................................................160 145. L. Caecilius Metellus Diadematus; 128 BC, Denarius, 3.87g. Cr-262/1, Syd-496, Caecilia 38. Obv: Head of Roma r., mark of value behind. Rx: Pax in biga r., elephant’s head, bell around neck, ROMA below. VF........................285 146. M. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus; 127 BC, Denarius, 3.81g. Cr-263/1a, Syd-480, Caecilia-29. Obv: Head of Roma r., star on helmet, ROMA upward behind. Rx: M.METELLVS.Q.F. around Macedonian shield, elephant’s head in center; all in laurel wreath. VF........................................................................200 147. C. Cassius; 126 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-266/1, Syd-502, Cassia 1. Obv: Head of Roma r., urn and mark of value behind. Rx: Liberty in quadriga r., C CASS below horses, ROMA in exergue. VF.............................................................285 148. M. Carbo; 122 BC, Denarius, 3.90g. Cr-276/1, Syd-423, Papira 6. Obv: Head of Roma r., [branch] behind. Rx: Jupiter wielding thunderbolt in quadriga r., M CARBO below, ROMA in exergue. VF...........................................................225 149. Q. Minucius Rufus; 122 BC, Denarius, 3.83g. Cr-277/1, Syd-421, Minucia-1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., RVF behind, X below chin. Rx: Dioscuri riding r., Q MINV below, ROMA in exergue. VF.......................................................165 150. M. Tullius; 120 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-280/1, Syd-531, Tullia-1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., ROMA behind. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., wreath above, X below horses, M TVLLI in exergue. VF...........................................175 151. M. Furius L.f. Philus; 119 BC, Denarius, 3.85g. Cr-281/1, Furia 18, Syd-529. Obv: M. FOVRI. L.F. around head of Janus. Rx: Roma erecting trophy, ROMA on r., PHLI in exergue. VF...................................................................................250 152. L. Pomponius Cn.f.; 118 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-282/4, Syd-522a, Pomponia 7a. Obv: Head of Roma r., in Attic helmet, L POMPONI CNF around. Rx: Gallic warrior in biga r., L LIC CN DOM in exergue. The retrograde D in DOM is often seen in this issue. VF.....................................................................................250 153. Q. Marcius, C. Fabius, L. Roscius; 118-117 BC, Denarius, 3.82g. Cr283/1a, Syd-541, Marcia-16. Obv: Head of Roma r., mark of value behind. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., ROMA below horses, Q MAR C F L R in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................165 154. Marcus Calidius, Q. Metellus and Cn. Fulvius; 117-116 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-284/1a, Syd-539, Calidia-1. Obv: Head of Roma r., ROMA behind. Rx: Victory in biga, M CALID below horses, Q MET CN FL in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................165 155. Q. Curtius; 116-115 BC, Denarius, 3.75g. Cr-285/2, Syd-537, Curtia 2. Obv: Head of Roma r., Q CVRT before, X behind. Rx: Jupiter in galloping quadriga r., M SILA below horses, lituus above; ROMA in exergue. VF...........................275 156. Q. Curtius; 116-115 BC, Denarius, 3.83g. Cr-285/2, Syd-537, Curtia 2. Obv: Head of Roma r., Q [CVRT] before, X behind. Rx: Jupiter in galloping quadriga r., M SILA below horses, lituus above; ROMA in exergue. An example of the “barbarous” style frequently encountered on this type. Although these are

sometimes misunderstood as non-Roman imitations, they are unquestionably official but inept products of the mint of Rome. VF........................................235 157. Anonymous; 115/14 BC, Denarius, 3.84g. Cr-287/1, Syd-530. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r. Rx: Roma seated r. on shields, Wolf and Twins before, two birds in field. VF......................................................................................................285 158. C. Fonteius; 114-113 BC, Denarius, 3.94g. Cr-290/1, Syd-555, Fonteia 1. Obv: Janiform head of Dioscuri, V to l., mark of value to r. Rx: Galley with pilot and three rowers l., C FONT above, [RO]MA below. VF.......................................300 159. Man. Aemilius Lepidus; 114-113 BC, Denarius, 3.92g. Cr-291/1, Syd-554, Aemilia 7. Obv: Head of Roma r., ROMA before, mark of value behind. Rx: Equestrian staue on triumphal arch, MN AEMILIO around, LEP between arches. VF.....................................................................................................................225 160. Man. Aemilius Lepidus Brockage; 114-113 BC, Denarius, 3.84g. Cr291/1, Syd-554, Aemilia 7. Obv: Head of Roma r., ROMA before, mark of value behind. Rx: Same, incuse. VF........................................................................350 161. L. Philippus; 113-112 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-293/1, Syd-532, Marcia 12. Obv: Head of Philip V of Macedon r., wearing royal Macedonian helmet, ROMA monogram behind, Φ under chin. Rx: Equestrian statue r., base inscribed L PHILIPPVS, flower below horse, star in exergue. VF....................................175 162. T. Didius; 113-112 BC, Denarius, 3.82g. Cr-294/1, Syd-550, Didia 2. Obv: Head of Roma r., ROMA in monogram behind, * below. Rx: Two soldiers fighting, one attacking with whip, the other defending with sword; T DEIDI in exergue. Recently, Marvin Tameanko has persuasively argued that this coin depicts a “bloodless ‘warm up’ act of mock fighters called ‘paegniarii’,” rather than an actual battle or gladiatorial combat. VF..........................................................575 163. Cn. Blasio Cn.f.; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.87g. Cr-296/1a. Obv: Helmeted head r. (Scipio Africanus?), caduceus behind, [CN] BLASIO CN F around. Rx: Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva, dot in field, ROMA in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................385 164. Cn. Blasio Cn.f.; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.91g. Cr-296/1c. Obv: Helmeted head r. (Scipio Africanus?), bucranium behind, [CN] BLASIO CN F around. Rx: Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva, Θ in field, ROMA in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................250 165. Cn. Blasio Cn.f.; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.79g. Cr-296/1e, Cornelia 19. Obv: Helmeted head r.(Scipio Africanus?), wreath behind, CN BLASI[O CN F] around. Rx: Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva, Y in field, ROM[A] in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................300 166. Cn. Blasio Cn.f.; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-296/1j. Obv: Helmeted head r. (Scipio Africanus?), tripod behind, [C]N BLASIO CN F. Rx: Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva, palm branch in field, cornucopia on r., eagle between RO MA in exergue. Scarce variety. VF..................................325 167. Cn. Blasio Cn.f.; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.84g. Cr-296/1k. Obv: Helmeted head r. (Scipio Africanus?), trident behind, CN BLASIO CN F around. Rx: Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva, palm branch in field, dolphin on r., eagle between RO MA in exergue. Scarce variety. VF............................................265 168. Ti. Quinctius; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.95g. Syd-563, Cr-297/1a, Quinctia 6. Obv: Bust of Hercules l., club over shoulder. Rx: Two horses galloping l., naked rider on near horse, TI Q divided by rat l. below, dot, S above, DOS S on tablet in exergue. VF....................................................................................................385 169. Lucius Caesius; 112-111 BC, Denarius, 3.97g. Cr-298/1, Syd-564, Caesia 1. Obv: Youthful bust of Vejovis l. hurling thunderbolt. Rx: The two Lares seated r., dog between them; head of Vulcan and tongs above; [L]A on l., ER on r., L CAESI in exergue. The head of Vulcan and tongs refer to the operations of the mint. VF.....................................................................................................................450 170. Appius Claudius Pulcher, T. Manlius Mancinus & Urbinius; 111110 BC, Denarius, 3.92g. Cr-299/1a, Syd-570, Claudia 2. Obv: Head of Roma r., quadrangular device behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., AP CL T MANL Q VR in exergue. VF....................................................................................................265 171. C. Claudius Pulcher; 110-109 BC, Denarius, 3.95g. Cr-300/1, Syd-569, Claudia 1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r. Rx: Victory in biga r., [C] PVLCHER in exergue. VF................................................................................................185 172. P. Laeca; 110-109 BC, Denarius, 3.82g. Cr-301/1, Syd-571, Porcia 4. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., [P L]AECA behind. Rx: Roman warrior standing l., placing hand on head of citizen, lictor behind, PROVOC[O] in exergue. PROVOCO refers to the Lex Porcia de Provocatione. VF.............................235 173. L. Flaminius Chilo; 109-108 BC, Denarius, 3.75g. Cr-302/1, Syd-540, Flaminina 1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., X below chin, ROMA behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., L FLAMINI below, CILO in exergue. VF..............................225 174. Man. Aquillius; 109-108 BC, Denarius, 3.82g. Cr-303/1, Syd-557, Aquillia 1. Obv: Radiate head of Sol r., X below chin. Rx: Luna in biga r., crescent moon and three stars above, one star and MN AQVIL below horses, [ROMA] in exergue. VF.....................................................................................................................350 175. Man. Aquillius Brockage; 109-108 BC, Denarius, 3.70g. Cr-303/1, Syd557, Aquillia 1. Obv: Radiate head of Sol r., X below chin. Rx: Same, incuse. VF.....................................................................................................................300 176. L. Memmius; 109-108 BC, Denarius, 3.91g. Cr-304/1, Syd-558, Memmia 1. Obv: Male head r., wearing oak wreath, star below chin. Rx: Dioscuri standing facing, holding their horses, L MEMMI in exergue. VF...................................350 177. L. Valerius Flaccus; 108-107 BC, Denarius, 3.82g. Cr-306/1, Syd-565, Valeria 11. Obv: Bust of winged Victory r., star below chin. Rx: Mars walking l. carrying trophy; L VALERI / FLACCI and flamen’s cap before, ear of wheat behind. NULL.................................................................................................325 178. Mn. Fonteius; 108-107 BC, Denarius, 3.90g. Cr-307/1b, Syd-566, Fonteia 7. Obv: Conjoined heads of Dioscuri r., mark of value below chin. Rx: Galley r., MN FONTEI above, F below. VF..........................................................................250 179. M. Herennius; 108-107 BC, Denarius, 3.80g. Cr-308/1a, Syd-567b , Herennia 1. Obv: Head of Pietas r., PIETAS behind, A under chin. Rx: Amphinomus carrying his father r., M HERENNI behind. VF...............................................285


180. M. Herennius; 108-107 BC, Denarius, 3.91g. Cr-308/1b, Syd-567a, Herennia 1a. Obv: Head of Pietas r., PIETAS behind. Rx: Amphinomus carrying his father r., M HERENNI behind, dot over V before. VF...............................................265 181. L. Scipio Asiagenus; 106 BC, Denarius, 3.95g. Cr-311/1a, Syd-576, Cornelia 24b. Obv: Head of Jupiter l., O behind. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r., L SCIP ASIAG in exergue. VF................................................................................................285 182. L. Scipio Asiagenus; 106 BC, Denarius, 3.87g. Syd-576a, Cr-311/1b, RSCCornelia 24c. Obv: Head of Jupiter l., T below chin. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r., L SCIP ASIAG in exergue. VF...........................................................................265 183. L. Memmius Galeria; 106 BC, Denarius, 3.61g. Cr-313/1b, Syd-574, Memmia 2. Obv: Head of Saturn l., dot, K below chin, harpa and ROMA behind. Rx: Venus in biga r., Cupid flies above, L MEMMI / GAL in exergue. VF........................275 184. L. Thorius Balbus; 105 BC, Denarius, 3.97g. Cr-316/1, Syd-598, Thoria 1. Obv: Head of Juno Sospita r. wearing goat skin, ISMR downwards behind. Rx: Bull charging r., N above; below L THORIVS, BALBVS in exergue. Good VF...........................................................................................................285 185. Lucius Appuleius Saturninus; 104 BC, Denarius, 3.94g. Appuleia 1, Cr317/3a, Syd-578. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma l. Rx: Saturn in quadriga l., H between dots above, [L] SATVRN in exergue. VF.........................................235 186. Lucius Appuleius Saturninus; 104 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-317/3b, Syd578a, Appuleia 1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma l. Rx: Saturn in quadriga l., dot K below, L SATVRN in exergue. VF...............................................................325 187. C. Coelius Caldus; 104 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-318/1a, Syd-582, Coelia 2. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma l. Rx: Victory in biga l., C. COIL below horses; M above; [CALD] in exergue. Good VF..............................................................275 188. C. Coelius Caldus; 104 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-318/1b, Syd-582a, Coelia 3. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma l. Rx: Victory in biga l., CALD below horses, A in exergue. Good VF..........................................................................................275 189. Q. Thermus M.f.; 103 BC, Denarius, 3.83g. Cr-319/1, Syd-592, Minucia 19. Obv: Helmeted head of Mars l. Rx: Two warriors fighting, the one on the left protects fallen comrade, the other wears horned helmet, Q THERM M F in exergue. VF....................................................................................................250 190. C. Fabius C.f. Hadrianus; 102 BC, Denarius, 3.96g. Cr-322/1a, Syd-589, Fabia 15. Obv: Towered and veiled bust of Cybele r., I dot behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., stork before horses; C FABI CF in exergue. Sturck on a broad flan. VF.....................................................................................................................450 191. L. Julius; 141 BC, Denarius, 3.97g. Cr-323/1, Syd-585, Julia-3. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., wheat ear behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., L IVLI below. VF..325 192. L. Sentius C.f.; 101 BC, Denarius, 3.93g. Cr-325/1a, Syd-600a, Sentia 1a. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., ARG PVB behind. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r., I above horses, L SENTI C F in exergue. VF...................................................385 193. L. Sentius C.f.; 101 BC, Denarius, 3.84g. Cr-325/1b, Syd-600, Sentia 1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., ARG PVB behind. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r., B below horses, L SENTI C F in exergue. VF..............................................................385 194. M. Servilius C.f.; 100 BC, Denarius, 3.76g. Cr-327/1, Syd-602, Servilia 13. Obv: Helmeted head Of Roma r., X behind. Rx: Two warriors, a Roman and a barbarian fighting on foot, each with a horse behind him; in exergue, M SERVEILI C F, C below. VF............................................................................................250 195. P. Servilius M.f. Rullus; 100 BC, Denarius, 3.91g. Cr-328/1, Syd-601, Servilia 14. Obv: Bust of Roma l., wearing Corinthian helmet and aegis; RVLLI behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., P below horses; in exergue, P. SERVILI M.F. VF.....................................................................................................................300 196. Pub. Lentulus Marceli; 100 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-329/1a, Syd-604, Cornelia 25. Obv: Bust of young Hercules r., turned from spectator, wearing lion’s skin, club over shoulder, shield and dot C behind, ROMA below. Rx: LENT MAR F in exergue, Roma standing facing, being crowned by the Genius of the Roman People, dot C between them, all within laurel wreath. VF..............................265 197. L. Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus & Q Servilius Caepio, quaestors; 100 BC, Denarius, 3.94g. Cr-330/1a, Syd-603,Calpurnia-5. Obv: Head of Saturn r., PISO and harpa behind; CAEPIO and uncertain symbol below; Q before. Rx: The two quaestors standing l. between two ears of wheat; in exergue, AD FRV EMV / [EX SC]. VF.........................................................................................400 198. L. Caecilius Metellus; 96 BC, Denarius, 3.88g. Cr-335/1a, Syd-611, Caecilia 46a. Obv: Head of Apollo r.; L METEL behind, A ALB SF before. Rx: Roma seated l. on pile of shields; Victory stands behind, crowning her; C MALL on l., ROMA in exergue. VF...........................................................................300 199. C. Poblicius Malleolus; c. 96 BC, Denarius, 3.96g. Cr-335/2, Syd-614, Poblicia 4. Obv: Head of Apollo r., star below. Rx: C MAL before Roma seated l. on pile of shields; Victory stands behind, crowning her; ROMA in exergue. Scarce. VF.....................................................................................................285 200. D. Silanus L.f.; 91 BC, Denarius, 3.72g. Cr-337/3, Syd-646, Junia 15. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., C behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., III above; in exergue, [D] SILANVS L F / ROMA. VF.....................................................235Owl Symbol 201. L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi; 90 BC, Denarius, 3.81g. Cr-340/1, Syd-653, Banti-18/1. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r., behind, owl. Rx: Horseman l., carrying torch, theatrical mask above, below, PISO FRVGI. A nice example of the desirable Owl/Mask symbol pair. Rare. aEF...................................................650 202. L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi; 90 BC, Denarius, 3.75g. Cr-340/1, Syd-669a, Banti-120/3 (reverse). Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r., behind, wreath; II and three dots below chin. Rx: Horseman r., palm over shoulder, trident above, below, L PISO FRVGI / F. EF.........................................................................285 203. Q. Titius; 90 BC, Denarius, 3.17g. Cr-341/2, Syd-692, Titia 2. Obv: Head of young Bacchus r., wearing ivy wreath. Rx: Q TITI on tablet from which springs Pegasus. VF...................................................................................................185 204. C. Vibius C.f. Pansa; 90 BC, Denarius, 3.97g. Cr-342/5b, Syd-684, Vibia 1. Obv: PANSA Laureate head of Apollo r., of fine style; eagle’s beak under chin. Rx: C VIBIVS C F Minerva in quadriga r. VF..................................................300 205. C. Vibius C.f. Pansa; 90 BC, Denarius, 3.77g. Cr-342/5b, Syd-684, Vibia 1.

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Obv: PANSA Laureate head of Apollo r., griffin under chin. Rx: C VIBIVS C F Minerva in quadriga r. VF...............................................................................200 C. Vibius C.f. Pansa; 90 BC, Denarius, 4.05g. Cr-342/5b, Syd-684, Vibia 1. Obv: PANSA Laureate head of Apollo r., palm under chin. Rx: C VIBIVS C F Minerva in quadriga r. VF...............................................................................175 Remarkable Overstrike C. Vibius C.f. Pansa, Flip-over Double-strike; 90 BC, Denarius, 3.80g. Cr-342/5b, Syd-684, Vibia 1. Obv: PANSA Laureate head of Apollo r. Rx: C VIBIVS C F Minerva in quadriga r. Elements of both obverse and reverse appear on both sides of this remarkable mint error. VF.................................600 L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus; 89 BC, Denarius, 3.97g. Cr-344/1a, Syd-698, Tituria 1. Obv: Head of Tatius r., SABIN behind, TA before. Rx: Two Roman soldiers each bearing a woman in his arms, L TITVRI in exergue. Good VF.450 Anonymous; Denarius, 3.92g. Cr-350A/2, Syd-723. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r., thunderbolt below. Rx: Jupiter in quadriga r. aEF...........................250 L. Julius Bursio; 85 BC, Denarius, 3.75g. Cr-352/1c, Syd-728b, Julia-5a, Banti-11/23. Obv: Male head r., laureate and winged; behind, trident and horse’s leg. Rx: L IVLI BVRSIO, Victory in quadriga r., LXII above. EF......................245 Mn. Fonteius C.f.; 85 BC, Denarius, 4.06g. Cr-353/1a, Syd-724, Fonteia 9. Obv: Head of Vejovis r., monogram below chin, thunderbolt below head, MN FONTEI C F behind. Rx: Infant winged Genius seated on goat r., caps of the Dioscuri above, thyrsus below, all within laurel wreath. aEF..........................325 Mn. Fonteius C.f.; 85 BC, Denarius, 4g. Cr-353/1c, Syd-724a, Fonteia 10. Obv: Head of Vejovis r., CF below chin, thunderbolt below head, MN FONTEI behind. Rx: Infant winged Genius seated on goat r., caps of the Dioscuri above, thyrsus below, all within laurel wreath. Good VF............................................250 C. Licinius L.f. Macer; 84 BC, Denarius, 3.84g. Cr-354/1, Syd-732, Licinia 16. Obv: Bust of Apollo l. showing back and shoulders, wielding thunderbolt in r. hand. Rx: Minerva in quadriga r., C LICIN[IVS L F] / MAC[ER] in exergue. Good VF.....................................................................................................................500 C. Licinius L.f. Macer; 84 BC, Denarius, 3.72g. Cr-354/1, Syd-732, Licinia 16. Obv: Bust of Apollo l. showing back and shoulders, wielding thunderbolt in r. hand. Rx: Minerva in quadriga r., C LICINIVS L F / MACER in exergue. Good VF.....................................................................................................................250 P. Furius Crassipes; 84 BC, Denarius, 3.75g. Cr-356/1a, Syd-735, Furia 20. Obv: Turreted head of the City r., AED CVR and deformed foot upwards behind. Rx: P FOVRIVS on curule chair, CRASSIPES in exergue. VF......................285 C. Norbanus; 83 BC, Denarius, 3.73g. Cr-357/1b, Syd-739, Norbana 2. Obv: Diademed head of Venus r., C NORBANVS below, CLI behind. Rx: Ear of wheat, fasces and caduceus. aEF.............................................................................350 Pub. Crepusius; 82 BC, Denarius, 3.92g. Cr-361/1c, Syd-738a. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r., scepter over shoulder; O behind, uncertain symbol below chin. Rx: Horseman r., brandishing spear; CXXV above; P CREPVSI in exergue. Near Mint State...............................................................................750 Pub. Crepusius; 82 BC, Denarius, 3.95g. Cr-361/1b, Syd-738, Crepusia 1a. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r., T below chin. Rx: Horseman r., brandishing spear; XXII above, P CREPVSI in exergue. Good VF...................................385 C. Mamilius Limetanus; 82 BC, Denarius, 3.56g. Cr-362/1, Syd-741, Mamilia 6. Obv: Bust of Mercury r., caduceus behind, I above. Rx: Ulysses walking r., his dog before; C.MAMIL behind, LIMETAN before. The obverse control letters known for this issue, C LIMETANVS C F, spell out the moneyer’s name. Good VF...........................................................................................................350 C. Mamilius Limetanus; 82 BC, Denarius, 3.82g. Cr-362/1, Syd-741, Mamilia 6. Obv: Bust of Mercury r., caduceus behind, A above. Rx: Ulysses walking r., his dog before; C.MAMIL behind, LIMETAN before. The obverse control letters known for this issue, C LIMETANVS C F, spell out the moneyer’s name. About EF..........................................................................................................350 Q. Antonius Balbus; 83-82 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-364/1b, Syd-742, Antonia 1a. Obv: Laureate head of Jupiter r., T below, S C behind. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., Q ANTO BALB / PR in exergue. Scarce with control letter below head. VF.........................................................................................................250 Q. Antonius Balbus; 83-82 BC, Denarius, 3.97g. Cr-364/1c, Syd-742a, Antonia 1b. Obv: Laureate head of Jupiter r., N dot below, S C before. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., Q ANTO BALB / PR in exergue. VF........................................185 Q. Antonius Balbus; 83-82 BC, Denarius, 3.76g. Cr-364/1d, Syd-742b, Antonia 1. Obv: Laureate head of Jupiter r., S C behind. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., A below horses, Q ANTO BALB / PR in exergue. VF.................................225 C. Annius T.f. T.n. w/ L. Fabius L.f. Hispaniensis; 82-81 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-366/1a, Syd-748, Annia 2A. Obv: Female bust r. between caduceus and scales, C ANNIVS T F T N PRO COS EX S C around, lizard below. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., Q above, L FABI L F HISP in exergue. VF..................225 C. Annius T.f. T.n. w/ L. Fabius L.f. Hispaniensis; 82-81 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-366/1b, Syd-748a, Annia 2b. Obv: Female bust r. between caduceus and scales, C ANNIVS T F T N PRO COS EX S C around, T below. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., Q above, L FABI L F HISP in exergue. Scarce with obverse control letter, rather than symbol. Good VF...............................................................450 C. Annius T.f. T.n. w/ L. Fabius L.f. Hispaniensis; 82-81 BC, Denarius, 3.92g. Cr-366/2a, Syd-748c, RSC-Annia-3. Obv: Female bust r., C ANNIVS T F T N PRO COS EX S C around, S below; all within bead and real border. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., Q above, L FABI L F HISP in exergue. Very scarce. aEF........385 C. Annius T.f. T.n. w/ L. Fabius L.f. Hispaniensis; 82-81 BC, Denarius, 3.90g. Cr-366/3a, Syd-748f, Annia 5a. Obv: Female bust r., scales before, A behind. Rx: Victory in walking quadriga r., HISP.Q above, L .FABI. L.F. in exergue. Very scarce variety with walking quadriga. Good VF.....................................450 C. Annius T.f. T.n. w/ L. Fabius L.f. Hispaniensis; 82-81 BC, 82/81 BC, Denarius, Cr-366/4, Syd-749, Annia 1. Obv: Female bust r., scales before; C ANNIVS T F T N PRO COS EX S C around. Rx: Victory in quadriga r., XXXXVI above; C TARQVITI P F in exergue. Scarce. VF...........................................345


229. L. Manlius Torquatus; 82 BC, Denarius, 4.01g. Cr-367/5, Syd-757, Manlia 4. Obv: Head of Roma r., L MANLI before, PRO Q behind. Rx: Sulla in quadriga, Victory crowning him; L SVLLA IM in exergue. Fine / VF...............................175 230. M. Servilius C.f.; 100 BC, Plated Denarius, 2.70g. Cr-370/1b, Syd-720, Servilia 7. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo r., lituus and B behind, X before, ROMA below. Rx: Battle on horseback between man armed with sword and man armed with spear; latter’s shield inscribed M; C SERVEIL in exergue. Fine.............250 231. A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n Albinus; 81 BC, Denarius, 3.84g. Cr-372/1, Syd745, Postumia 7. Obv: Bust of Diana r., bow and quiver behind shoulder. Rx: Togate figure standing l. on rock; to his l. lighted altar and sacrificial ox; A POST A F S N ALBIN around. Good VF...................................................................450 232. A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n Albinus; 81 BC, Denarius, 3.76g. Cr-372/2, Syd746, Postumia 8. Obv: Veiled head of Hispania r., HISPAN behind. Rx: Togate man standing between legionary eagle and fasces with ax, A ALBIN SN in field, POST A F in exergue. EF...............................................................................385 233. C. Marius C.f. Capito; 81 BC, Denarius, 3.94g. Cr-378/1c, Syd-744b, Maria 9. Obv: Bust of Ceres r. wearing wreath of wheat ears, feather below chin, CAPIT XXXVI behind and above. Rx: Farmer plowing l. with yoke of oxen; XXXVI above, C MARI C F / SC in exergue. aEF.................................................................450 234. L. Procilius; 80 BC, Denarius, 3.72g. Cr-379/1, Syd-771, Procilia 1. Obv: Laureate head of Jupiter r., SC behind. Rx: Juno Sospita advancing r., holding shield and hurling spear; behind, L.PROCIL[I] / F; before, serpent. VF.........400 235. L. Procilius; 80 BC, Denarius, 4.01g. Cr-379/2, Syd-772, Procilia 2. Obv: Head of Juno Sospita r., wearing goat-skin headdress, SC behind. Rx: Juno Sospita in biga r., serpent below; L PROCILI / F in exergue. VF...................350 236. C. Poblicius Q.f.; 80 BC, Denarius, 3.95g. Cr-380/1, Syd-768, Poblicia 9. Obv: Helmeted bust of Roma r., ROMA behind, B above. Rx: Hercules strangling Nemean lion, club at feet, bow and quiver to l; C POBLICI Q F behind, B retrograde above. aEF...................................................................................300 237. C. Naevius Balbus; 79 BC, Denarius, 3.89g. Cr-382/1b, Syd-769b, Naevia 6. Obv: Diademed head of Venus r., S C behind. Rx: Victory in triga r., L above, C NAE BALB in exergue. VF..........................................................................185 238. Ti. Claudius Ti.f.Ap.n.Nero; 79 BC, Denarius, 4.25g. Cr-383/1, Syd-770a, Claudia 6. Obv: Bust of Diana r., bow and quiver over shoulder, S C before. Rx: Victory in biga r., ACXX below; TI CLAVD TI F / [AP N] in exergue. aEF.......300 239. L. Papius; 79 BC, Denarius, 4.05g. Cr-384/1, Syd-773, Papia-1, Banti-1/65. Obv: Head of Juno Sospita r. wearing goat skin; pitcher behind. Rx: Griffin leaping r., oil lamp below; in exergue L PAPI. VF...........................................350 240. L. Papius; 79 BC, Denarius, 3.99g. Cr-384/1, Syd-773, Papia-1, Banti-. Obv: Head of Juno Sospita r. wearing goat skin; feather behind. Rx: Griffin leaping r., peacock feather below; in exergue L PAPI. VF..............................................325 241. L. Rutilius Flaccus; 77 BC, Denarius, 3.85g. Cr-387/1, Syd-780, Rutilia 1. Obv: Helmeted head of Roma r., visor in three parts, FLAC behind. Rx: Victory in biga r., L RVTILI in exergue. aEF...................................................................250 242. Cn. Egnatius Cn.f.Cn.n. Maxsumus; 75 BC, Denarius, 3.99g. Cr-391/2, Syd-788 (R5), Egnatia 3. Obv: Bust of Cupid r., MAXSVMVS behind. Rx: Jupiter and Liberty standing facing within distyle temple; C ENGNATIVS CN F in exergue, CN N on r. Scarce. aEF...................................................................800 243. C. Piso L.f. Frugi; 67 BC, Denarius, 3.86g. Cr-408/1a, Hersh- (unlisted die combination- O251/R2142). Obv: Head of Apollo r., wearing taenia; bow behind. Rx: Horseman r., retrograde R above; C PISO L F FRV below. Struck in ultra high relief. Of very fine style. Mint State.........................................................1250 IMPERATORIAL SILVER 244. Julius Caesar Supremacy; Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC, Supremacy of Julius Caesar, Antioch, Year 3=47/6 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.74g. RPC-4127. Obv: Diademed head of Philip Philadelphus r. Rx: [B]AΣIΛEΩ[Σ] ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY [E] ΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ[Σ] [ΦΙΛΑΔ]ΕΛΦ[OY] Zeus seated l., holding Nike and scepter; civic monogram to l.; Γ in exergue. Fine+..............................................................400 3 Tetradrachms Dated to the Death of Caesar 245. Julius Caesar Supremacy; Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC, Supremacy of Julius Caesar, Antioch, Year 5=45/4 BC, Tetradrachm, 15.04g. RPC-4129. Obv: Diademed head of Philip Philadelphus r. Rx: [B]AΣIΛE[ΩΣ] ΦΙΛΙΠΠO[Y] EΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ[Σ] [ΦΙ]ΛΑΔΕΛΦ[OY] Zeus seated l., holding Nike and scepter; civic monogram to left; E in exergue. VF...............................................................500 246. Julius Caesar Supremacy; Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC, Supremacy of Julius Caesar, Antioch, Year 5=45/4 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.86g. RPC-4129. Obv: Diademed head of Philip Philadelphos r. Rx: [BA]ΣIΛ[EΩΣ] [Φ]ΙΛΙΠΠO[Y] EΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ [Φ]ΙΛΑΔΕΛ[ΦOY] Zeus seated l. holding Nike and scepter; civic monogram to l.; E in exergue. aVF................................................................500 247. Julius Caesar Supremacy; Julius Caesar, 49-44 BC, Supremacy of Julius Caesar, Antioch, Year 6=44/3 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.35g. RPC-4130. Obv: Diademed head of Philip Philadelphus r. Rx: [B]AΣIΛEΩΣ [Φ]ΙΛΙΠΠOY EΠΙΦΑΝΟ[ΥΣ] [ΦΙΛΑΔΕ]Λ[ΦOY] Zeus seated l., holding Nike and scepter; civic monogram to l.; ζ in exergue. VF...................................................................500 248. Julius Caesar; Military mint, 49-48 BC, Denarius, 3.87g. Cr-443/1, Syd1006, Sear Imperators-9, C-49. Obv: Elephant walking r., trampling serpent, CAESAR in exergue. Rx: Priestly implements: Ladle; sprinkler with small loop for hanging at bottom of handle; ax with lion’s head above blade; priest’s hat with cheek pieces, chin straps, disc and spike above; no legend. About EF....... 1150 Rare Caesar Denarius 249. Julius Caesar; Posthumous issue of 44 BC, Denarius, 3.55g. Cr-480/19; Syd-1069; Sear, Imperators-112. Obv: CAESAR - [PAR]ENS PATRIAE Veiled, wreathed head r., apex behind, lituus below chin. Rx: C. COSSVTIVS MARIDIANVS in form of cross, A A A FF in angles. From the same dies as Alföldi, Caesar in 44 v. Chr., pl. CXXVIII, 15-18. Rare type of very fine style with iridescent toning. Choice EF..........................................................................7500 250. Julius Caesar; Rome, 44 BC, Moneyer M. Mettius, Denarius, 3.64g. Cr480/3; Syd-1056; Sear, Imperators-100. Obv: Wreathed head of Caesar r.,

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Obv: [BACIΛICCA KΛEOΠ]ATPA ΘEA NEWTEPA Diademed and draped bust r. of Cleopatra. Rx: ANTWNIOC AYTOKPATWP TPITON TPIWN ANΔPWN Bare head of Antony r. Fine......2500 Cleopatra and Mark Antony; Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Antioch, c. 36 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.31g. RPC-4094. Obv: [BACIΛICCA KΛE]OΠATPA [ΘEA NEWTEPA] Diademed and draped bust r. of Cleopatra. Rx: ANTWNIOC AYTOKPA[TWP TPITON TPI]WN ANΔPWN Bare head of Antony r. VG / Fine..........................................................................................................950 Cleopatra and Mark Antony; c. 36 BC, Tetradrachm, 14.03g. RPC4094. Obv: BACIΛICCA KΛEOΠATPA ΘEA NEWTEPA Diademed and draped bust r. of Cleopatra. Rx: ANTWNIOC AYTOKPATWP TPITON TPIWN ANΔPWN Bare head of Antony r. Fine..........................................................................1400 IMPERIAL SILVER Augustus; 27 BC-14 AD, Rome, 18 BC, Denarius, 3.64g. BM-55 pl. 2.10 (same rev. die), Paris-197 pl. IX (same rev. die), C-429 (40 Fr.), RIC-313 (R2). Obv: M DVRMIVS - III VIR HONORI Head of Honos r. Rx: CAESAR AVGVSTVS around, S C in exergue, Slow quadriga r. with modius-shaped car from which three-leaved plant emerges. The reverse type may commemorate the Senate’s decree of a tensa of Ceres in the circus parade in honor of Augustus’ assumption of the task of distributing wheat to citizens resident in Rome in 18 BC. VF.1100 Augustus and Agrippa Augustus; 27 BC-14 AD, Rome, 13 BC, Denarius, 3.56g. BM-115, Paris-537, C-529 (30 Fr.), RIC-407 (R2). Obv: CAES[AR - A]VGVSTVS Head bare r. Rx: C SV[LPICIV]S - PLATORIN Augustus and Agrippa, bare-headed and togate, seated half l. on bench, extending r. hands, on platform ornamented with prows; on l., upright staff. The reverse shows Augustus and Agrippa as joint holders of the tribunician power. No luster. EF..............................................................3250 Tiberius; 14-37 AD, Lugdunum, Denarius, 3.71g. BM-48, Paris-28, RIC-30, C-16. Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI - AVG F AVGVSTVS Head laureate r. Rx: PONTIF - MAXIM Livia seated r. holding scepter and branch, throne legs ornamented, footstool below feet, single line beneath throne. VF......................................650 Caligula; 37-41 AD, Plated Denarius, 2.75g, copying original struck at Lugdunum, 39-40 AD, BM-29 note, RIC-28 (R3), Paris-39, C-21 (20 Fr.), Giard, Lyon-183 (7 spec.). Obv: C CAESAR AVG PO[N M TR POT] III COS III Head laureate r. Rx: SPQR / [P] P / OB C S in three lines within oak wreath. A fourrée specimen showing the rarest reverse type on Caligula’s aurei and denarii, because it was hardly used at all in the large issue of his first tribunician year, when most of his precious metal coins were struck. Fine..............................850 Caligula and Agrippina Caligula and Agrippina; 37-41 AD. Antiochia ad Orontem, Seleucis and Pieria, Year 3 = 38/9 AD, Tetradrachm, 14.91g. RPC-4168 (5 spec.), Prieur-67 (13 spec.), McAlee-226 (“Rare”). Obv: ΓAIO[Y KAIΣAPOΣ - ΣEBA - ΓERMA] Laureate head of Caligula right. Rx: AΓPIΠΠEIN[HΣ ANTIO].MHTPO. around, date ET below Γ in right field, Draped bust of Agrippina right, hair in long braid behind, three long curls hanging down neck, pellet behind bust. Fine+ / VF.......................................................................................................4000 Claudius I; 41-54 AD, Fourrée Denarius, 2.71g, copying a piece struck at Lugdunum in 49-50 AD. Cf. von Kaenel, pl. 16, 1218-9 (also plated, but with titles TR P VI IMP XI). Obv: TI CLAV[D CAESAR AVG P M TR P VI]III [IMP] X[VI] Head laureate r. Rx: PACI - AVG[VST]AE Pax-Nemesis, winged, advancing r., l. holding winged caduceus pointing down at snake, r. holding out fold of drapery below chin. Like the full-silver specimens BM-52, Paris-65, Cohen-61 (50 Fr., misprint for 10 Fr.), and RIC-47 (R3). The dies of our coin must be either official or mechanically derived from official dies, since the style is exactly that of the official mint, indeed our reverse die even seems to be the same as that on the official aureus von Kaenel pl. 10, 778. VG.....................................................350 Claudius I; 41-54 AD, Cistophoric Tetradrachm, Ephesus?, 10.74g. RPC2221, BM-228, RIC-120, C-3 (30 Fr.). Obv: TI CLAVD CAES AVG, Bare head l. with countermark of Vespasian. Rx: Temple with two columns, inscribed ROM ET AVG, enclosing figure of Augustus crowned by female figure holding cornucopia; in field COM - ASI. Rare with countermark of Vespasian: RPC-2221 records only two such countermarked specimens, in Munich and Vienna. VF..................1400 Claudius I and Agrippina II; Died 54 AD, Cistophoric Tetradrachm, Ephesus, 51 AD, 11g. RPC-2224, RIC-119, BM-231. Obv: TI CLAVD CAES AVG AGRIPP AVGVSTA Laureate head of Claudius and draped bust of Agrippina II jugate left. Rx: DIANA - EPHESIA Facing cult statue of Diana of Ephesus. Fine+..............................................................................................................2000 Nero and Poppea Nero; 54-68 AD, Rome, 64-5 AD, Denarius, 3.42g. BM-54, C-43 (10 Fr.), Paris-201, RIC-45 (R). Obv: NERO CAESAR - AVGVSTVS Head laureate r. Rx: AVGVSTVS - AVGVSTA Nero and Poppaea standing l., side by side; Nero is togate and radiate and holds patera and scepter; Poppaea is draped and veiled and holds patera and cornucopia. Rare: only three such coins among the 102 denarii of Nero in the Reka Devnia Hoard. The figures on the reverse can hardly be Augustus and Livia, since neither is called divine. They must be Nero and his consort, and the issue date of the coin requires that the consort be Poppaea, who


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Rx: XV VIR - SACR FAC Tripod, dolphin on top, raven standing below on strut between legs. About EF...................................................................................................................1750 Vespasian; 69-79 AD, Rome, 72-3 AD, Denarius, 3.61g. RIC-356 (C3), BM64, Paris-49, C-45. Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII Head laureate r. Rx: AVGVR above, TRI POT below, Sacrificial implements: ladle, whisk, pitcher, lituus. EF........................................................................................................600 Vespasian; 69-79 AD, Rome, 73 AD, Denarius, 2.91g. RIC-513 (C2), C-431, BM-105, Paris-90. Obv: IMP CAES - VESP AVG CEN Head laureate r. Rx: SALVS AVG Salus seated l. holding patera and resting l. elbow on throne. EF / VF.....................................................................................................................200 Vespasian; 69-79 AD, Rome, 74 AD, Denarius, 3.40g. RIC-703 (C2), BM-138, Paris-113, C-362. Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Head laureate r. Rx: PON MAX - TR P COS V Winged caduceus upright. VF...............................400 Titus; 79-81 AD, Rome, 80 AD, Denarius, 3.64g. RIC-129 (C), BM-80, C-323, Paris-69. Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M Head laureate left. Rx: TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P Tripod with fillets, on top of which is dolphin. Scarce with portrait left not right: only three specimens in Reka Devnia hoard. Elegant portrait. EF........................................................................................2000 Exquisite Pegasus Domitian as Caesar; 70-81 AD, Rome, 76 AD, Denarius, 3.59g. RIC-921 (C2), BM-193, Paris-170, C-47. Obv: CAESAR AVG F - DOMITIANVS Head laureate r. Rx: COS IIII Winged Pegasus standing r., raising l. foreleg, only near wing shown, pointing forward. On the obverse tiny dig under emperor’s chin. Mint State.......................................................................................................1300 Domitian as Caesar; 70-81 AD, Rome, 80 AD, Denarius, 3.55g. RIC-271 (C2), BM-98, Paris-79, C-399 corr. Obv: CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII Head laureate r. Rx: PRINCEPS - IVVENTVTIS Corinthian helmet on draped throne. Near Mint State................................................................................1500 Domitian as Caesar; 70-81 AD, Rome, 80-1 AD, Denarius, 3.52g. RIC-268 (C),BM-86, Paris-72, C-381 corr. Obv: CAESAR DIVI F DOMITIANVS COS VII Head laureate r. Rx: PRINCEPS - IVVENTVTIS Minerva fighting r. with spear and shield. Scarce: 13 specimens in Reka Devnia hoard. Mint State............850 Domitian; 81-96 AD, Rome, 81 AD, Denarius, 3.47g. RIC-54 (C2), BM-20, Paris-26, C-568. Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M Head laureate r. Rx: TR P COS VII - DES VIII P P Dolphin coiled around anchor. Choice EF.......800 Domitian; 81-96 AD, Denarius, Rome, 81 AD, 3.32g. RIC-75 (R2), Paris-20 pl. XCI (same obv. die), BM-22 note. Obv: IMP CAES DIVI VESP F DOMITIAN AVG PM Head laureate left. Rx: TR P COS VII DES VIII P P Tripod with fillets streaming from top, on which is dolphin. Rare with DIVI VESP F in legend and portrait left. Fine.............................................................................................325 Trajan; 98-117 AD, Denarius, Rome, 112-5 AD, 3.13g. MIR-422v (58 spec.), BM-424, RSC-404b, RIC-271. Obv: COS VI, bust laureate, draped r. Rx: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI Felicitas standing l. holding caduceus and cornucopia. About EF..........................................................................................................250 Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Denarius, Rome, 118 AD, 3.47g. BM-71, RSC-745b, RIC-41 var. Obv: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN - HADRIANVS AVG Bust laureate r. with bare chest, aegis with snakes on l. shoulder. Rx: FORT RED P M TR P COS II Fortuna Redux, veiled, seated l. holding rudder and cornucopia. Scarce bust type. EF..........................................................................................................300 Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Denarius, Rome, c. 132 AD, 3.59g. BM-826, C-156 (5 Fr.), RIC-300. Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Bust draped r., head bare. Rx: ALEXAN - DRIA Alexandria standing l. holding in r. hand sistrum, in l. snake in basket, below which hangs her situla, her vessel for sacred Nile water. Scarce: 17 specimens in Reka Devnia hoard with various bust types. Toned. VF / Good VF.....................................................................................................................750 Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Denarius, Rome, 132-8 AD, 3.43g. BM-595, C-172, RIC-230. Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Head bare r. Rx: ANNONA - AVG Modius containing poppy between four wheat ears. VF................................350 Antoninus Pius; 138-161 AD, Denarius, Rome, 153 AD, 3.38g. BM-782, C-197, RIC-219. Obv: TR P XVI. Rx: COS IIII Vesta, veiled, standing l. holding ladle and Palladium, dots on the drapery before her belly. Mint State............400 Diva Faustina I; Died 141 AD, Denarius, Rome, 3.29g. BM-435, C-108, RIC-368. Rx: AVGVSTA Vesta, veiled, standing l. holding ladle in r. hand and Palladium away from body in l. hand. Mint State............................................350 Marcus Aurelius as Caesar; 139-161 AD, Denarius, Rome, 145-7 AD, 3.22g. BM-594, C-110, RIC-429a. Obv: AVRELIVS CAE - SAR AVG PII F Head bare r. Rx: COS - II Honos standing l. holding branch and cornucopia. EF....400 Marcus Aurelius as Caesar; 139-161 AD, Denarius, Rome, 157 AD, 3.45g. BM-893, C-721, RIC-473. Rx: TR POT XI COS II Virtus standing l. holding parazonium and double-pointed spear. Reverse weakly struck. Mint State....400 Commodus; 177-192 AD, Denarius, Rome, 183 AD, 2.91g. BM-104, C-885 corr., RIC-58. Obv: M COMMODVS AN - TON AVG PIVS Head laureate r. Rx: TR P VIII - IMP - VI COS IIII P P Roma standing l. holding Victory and spear. Scarce: only seven specimens in Reka Devnia hoard. From the Samuel Puchala Collection of Denarii of Commodus; ex CNG 76, September 2007, 1511 = Coin

Galleries, 15 November 1989, 387. Near Mint State......................................600 Pertinax as Zeus 285. Pertinax; 193 AD, Rome, Denarius, 3.59g. BM-24, C-56 (50 Fr.), RIC-13a (R2). Obv: IMP CAES P HELV - PERTIN AVG Head laureate r. Rx: VOT DECE - N TR P COS II Pertinax, togate and veiled, sacrificing l. from patera over tripod altar and holding roll. The earliest Roman coin type to commemorate the undertaking of decennalian vows at the beginning of an emperor’s reign. Beautiful Greek style portrait portraying Pertinax as Zeus. EF................................................4500 Divus Pertinax 286. Divus Pertinax; 193 AD, Rome, Denarius, RIC-24a, C-6, BM-36. Obv: DIVVS PERT - PIVS PATER Head bare r. Rx: CONSECRATIO Eagle standing r., head l., on globe. Very rare. Only two specimens in Reka Devnia hoard, compared to 52 specimens of Pertinax alive. Extremely nice portrait of the deified emperor with all the facial characteristics of Septimius Severus who in fact struck this coin. EF...................................................................................................................6500 287. Septimius Severus; 193-211 AD, Denarius, Rome, 195 AD, 3.29g. BM-124, C-391, RIC-68. Obv: IMP VII. Rx: [P M TR P] III - COS I[I P P] Minerva standing l. holding spear and shield. The reverse shows the Palladium, the archaic statue of Minerva purportedly rescued from Troy and brought to Italy by Aeneas. EF.....................................................................................................................250 288. Mint State Caracalla; 198-217 AD, Denarius, Rome, 212 AD, 3.42g. BM-73, C-104 (5 Fr.), RIC-214. Obv: with title BRIT. Rx: INDVLG - FECVNDAE Orbis Terrarum, veiled and towered, seated l. on curule chair, extending r. hand and holding scepter. This type probably commemorates Caracalla’s generosity (Indulgentia) in extending the Roman citizenship to all inhabitants of the Roman empire. Hence the World, towered as on Hadrian’s RESTITVTORI ORBIS TERRARVM sestertius, is depicted sitting on the curule chair, symbolic of the consulship, praetorship, and curule aedileship, the highest offices open to Roman citizens. Mint State.............................................................................400 289. Caracalla; Rome, 213 AD, Denarius, 3.32g. BM-50, C-211, RIC-208a. Obv: ANTONINVS PIVS - AVG BRIT Head laureate r. Rx: P M TR P XVI COS IIII P P Serapis standing l., raising r. hand and holding slanting scepter in l. Ex Berk 84, 19 Jan. 1995, 493. Mint State........................................................................250 290. Geta as Caesar; 198-209 AD, Denarius, Rome, 203 AD, 3.37g. BM-220, RSC-38a, RIC-9a. Rx: FELICITAS - PVBLICA Felicitas standing l. holding caduceus and cornucopia. EF.........................................................................150 291. Macrinus; Rome, Denarius, 3.03g. BM-65 note, RIC-67, RSC-23c. Obv: IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG Bust laureate, cuirassed r., seen from front, beard long. Rx: FIDES MI - LITVM Fides standing l., head r., placing foot on helmet and holding standard in each hand. Acquired from Berk, 2001. Mint State.........................................................................................................500 292. Elagabalus; 218-222 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 218-9 AD, 5.35g. BM-17, C-113, RIC-122. Obv: IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG Bust radiate, draped r. Rx: MARS VICTOR Mars advancing r. holding trophy over shoulder and spear. EF.....................................................................................................................275 293. Elagabalus; 218-222 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 219 AD, 4.65g. RIC-67, C-28, BM-106. Obv: IMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG Bust radiate, draped r. Rx: FIDES EXERCITVS Fides seated l. holding eagle and standard, with a second standard before her. EF..................................................................................275 294. Elagabalus; Rome, 220-1 AD, Denarius, 3.76g. Cf. BM-235, C-300, and RIC-161. Obv: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG Bust laureate, draped r. Rx: VICTORIA - AVG Victory flying l. holding open garland over two shields, no star in field visible. Apparently the engraver forgot to add the normal star in reverse field. Faint incuse of obverse portrait in reverse field from die clashing. Overweight specimen. Acquired from Ancient Delights, 2009. Mint State..........................400 295. Elagabalus, plated ancient imitation; 218-222 AD, Fourrée Denarius, 3.20g. cf. BM-275, cf. C-15, cf. RIC-187. Obv: ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG Head laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: CONCORDIA around, NILIT in exergue (N reversed instead of M), two standards flanked by two legionary eagles on vexilla. The “barbarous” style and poor engraving of some letters (notably, A is consistently rendered as Λ) reveals these denarii of Elagabalus and others of Julia Soaemias found with it to be ancient imitations, not products of the eastern mint that struck the prototypes. Also indicative of an unofficial issue is the wide variation of weight, ranging from 2.91g to 3.66g in the sample we obtained. It is not possible to say with certainty which tribe or group might have struck these imitations. They may well originate within the borders of ancient Dacia however, a last, late manifestation of the centuries-old tradition of imitative coinage in Dacia. Mint State............................................................................................350 296. Julia Soaemias, plated ancient imitation; Fourrée Denarius, 3.40g. RIC-248, BM p. 539, f (ancient forgery). Obv: IVLIΛ SOΛEMIΛS ΛVGVSTΛ Bust draped r. Rx: ΛES - TΛ (sic) Vesta seated l. holding ladle and transverse scepter (top only rendered). The «barbarous» style and poor engraving of some letters (notably, A is consistently rendered as Λ, V in VESTA is upside down, and T has an «extra» crossbar at its bottom) reveals these denarii of Julia Soaemias and others of Elagabalus found with them to be ancient imitations, not products of the eastern mint that struck the prototypes. Also indicative of an unofficial issue is the wide variation of weight, ranging from 2.91g to 3.66g in the sample we obtained. The present coin of Julia Soaemias is a correctly identified in the BM catalogue as a hybrid with a reverse of Julia Domna, although the authors of RIC accept it without comment as an official type of Soaemias. Mint State........................350 297. Julia Paula; Denarius, Rome, 220 AD, 2.25g. BM-172, RSC-6a, Eauze Hoard-376 (29 spec.), RIC-211. Obv: Later coiffure with small bun. Rx: CONCORDIA Concordia seated l. holding patera, star in l. field. Good VF....350 298. Julia Maesa; Grandmother of Elagabalus, Denarius, Rome, 221-2 AD, 3.42g. BM-76, C-36. Rx: Pudicitia seated l. drawing veil over head and holding scepter, back of throne visible above her l. shoulder. EF............................................130 299. Severus Alexander; 222-235 AD, Denarius, Rome, 226 AD, 3.07g. BM309, RSC-128a, RIC-154. Rx: LIBERA - LI - TAS AVG III Liberalitas standing


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Mint State.................................200 Maximinus I Thrax; 235-238 AD, Denarius, Rome, 235-6 AD, 2.40g. BM99, C-85, RIC-14. Obv: without GERM, second portrait. Rx: SALVS AVGVSTI Salus seated l. extending patera to snake rising from altar and resting l. elbow on throne. EF.......................................................................................................100 Gordian II Africanus; 238 AD, Rome, Denarius, 2.98g. BM-28, C-12 (120 Fr.), RIC-2 (R2). Obv: IMP M ANT GORDIANVS AFR AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: VICTORIA AVGG Victory advancing l. holding wreath and palm. Flawless portrait. Near Mint State..................................................................6750 Gordian III; Rome, 242 AD, Antoninianus, 4.20g. RIC-93, C-266. Obv: PIVS FEL legend. Rx: P M TR P V - COS II P P Gordian standing r. in military dress, holding transverse spear and globe. Mint State.............................................125 Philip I; Rome, 245 AD, Antoninianus, 4.90g. RIC-2b, C-120. Obv: Long legend. Rx: P M TR P II COS P P Philip I, laureate and togate, seated l. on curule chair, holding globe and short scepter. Mint State...................................................265 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 246 AD, 4.53g. RIC-3, C-124. Rx: P M TR P III COS P P Felicitas standing l. holding caduceus in bent l. arm and cornucopia. Mint State...................................................................................225 Philip I; Rome, 247 AD, Antoninianus, 4.16g. RIC-4, C-136. Obv: long legend. Rx: P M TR P IIII COS II P P Felicitas standing l. holding shortened caduceus in straight r. arm and cornucopia. Variant type introduced c. spring 247 AD. Mint State.........................................................................................................200 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248 AD, 3.74g. RIC-12, C-173 (2 Fr.). Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: SAECVLARES AVGG Lion walking r., I=Officina 1 in exergue. EF.................300 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248 AD, 3.12g. RIC-15, C-178 (2 Fr.). Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: SAECVLARES AVGG Wolf standing l. suckling twins (first twin seated, second kneeling) and turning back head to lick them; II (officina 2) in exergue. Near Mint State................................................................................................300 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248 AD, 3.72g. RIC-15, C-178 (2 Fr.). Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: SAECVLARES AVGG Wolf standing l. suckling twins (first twin seated, second kneeling) and turning back head to lick them; II (officina 2) in exergue. Near Mint State................................................................................................300 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248 AD, 3.60g. RIC-24c, C-193. Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: SAECVLARES AVGG Cippus inscribed COS / III. Commemorating the cippus inscribed with an account of the preparation and carrying out or the Saecular Games, which was set up in Rome as a record for future ages. Near Mint State..........................300 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248 AD, 4.22g. RIC-24c, C-193. Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: SAECVLARES AVGG Cippus inscribed COS / III. Commemorating the cippus inscribed with an account of the preparation and carrying out or the Saecular Games, which was set up in Rome as a record for future ages. EF.............................................300 Philip I; Philip I (244-249 AD), Antoninianus, Rome, 245 AD, 4.47g. C-3 (3 Fr.), RIC-26b. Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Bust radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: ADVENTVS AVGG Emperor on horse pacing l., raising r. hand and holding transverse spear in l. Softly struck. About EF.................................................250 Philip I; Rome, 246-7 AD, Antoninianus, 4.47g. RIC-27b, C-9 var. Obv: long legend. Rx: AEQVITAS AVGG Aequitas standing l. holding scales and cornucopia. Mint State...................................................................................250 Philip I; Rome, 247 AD, Antoninianus, 4.06g. RIC-29, C-32. Obv: long legend. Rx: ANNONA AVGG Annona standing l. holding wheat ears above prow and cornucopia. Mint State...................................................................................250 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 245 AD, 4.33g. RIC-38b, C-87. Rx: LIBERALITAS AVGG II Liberalitas standing l. holding coin-counter and cornucopia. Mint State....................................................................................175 Philip I; Rome, 245-6 AD, Antoninianus, 3.92g. C-43, RIC-31. Obv: long legend. Rx: FELICITAS TEMP Felicitas standing l. holding long caduceus and cornucopia. Mint State...................................................................................200 Philip I; Rome, 247 AD, Antoninianus, 3.68g. RIC-45, C-170. Obv: Long legend. Rx: ROMAE AET - ERNAE Roma seated l. above shield, holding Victory and spear, altar before her. Mint State...........................................................235 Philip I; Rome, 244 AD, Antoninianus, 4.36g. RIC-47, C-205. Rx: SALVS AVG Salus standing l., extending patera to serpent rising from altar and holding rudder. Mint State...........................................................................................225 Philip I; 244-249 AD. Rome, 245 AD. Antoninianus, 4.16g. RIC-48b, C-215. Obv: Long legend. Rx: SECV - RIT ORBIS Securitas seated l. holding scepter and supporting head with other hand. Very elegant and apparently realistic portrait. Mint State............................................................................................300 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248-9 AD, 4.20g. RIC-58, C-17 (3 Fr.). Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: AETERNITAS AVGG Elephant walking l. guided by rider with goad and wand. Mint State.........................................................................................................275 Philip I; 244-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 248 AD, 3.78g. RIC-60, C-39 (10

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Mint State...................450 Otacilia Severa, Wife of Philip I; Antoninianus, Rome, 246-7 AD, 4.21g. RIC-125c, C-4. Obv: M OTACIL SEVERA AVG Bust draped r., wearing stephane and on crescent. Rx: CONCORDIA AVGG Concordia seated l. holding patera and double cornucopia. EF.............................................................................240 Philip II as Caesar; 245-247 AD, Antoninianus, Branch Mint, 245-7 AD, 4.41g. Eauze Hoard-835 (7 spec.), RIC-213 corr., C-13. Obv: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bust radiate, draped r. Rx: IOVI CONSERVAT Jupiter standing l. holding thunderbolt and scepter. Near Mint State........................................................260 Philip II as Caesar; 244-247 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 245-7 AD, 3.62g. RIC-218d corr., C-48. Obv: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bust radiate, draped r. Rx: PRINCIPI IVVENT Prince standing l. holding globe and spear. Mint State....300 Philip II as Caesar; 244-247 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 245-7 AD, 4g. RIC218d corr., C-48. Obv: M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bust radiate, draped r. Rx: PRINCIPI I - VVENT Prince standing l. holding globe and spear. Mint State.. 300 Philip II as Augustus; 247-249 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 4.38g. RIC-226 corr., C-6, Eauze Hoard-849 (26 spec.). Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: AETERNIT IMPER Sol advancing l., raising r. hand and holding whip. Near Mint State...........................................240 Philip II as Augustus; 247-249 AD. Rome, 247-8 AD. Antoninianus, 4.54g. RIC-231c, C-23. Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Bust radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: PAX - AETERNA Pax standing l. holding branch and slanting scepter. Mint State.........................................................................................................250 Trajan Decius; 249-251 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 3.04g. RIC-21b, C-86, Eauze Hoard-894 (100 spec.), Dorchester Hoard (159 spec.). Obv: IMP.C.M.Q.TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: PANNONIAE The two Pannoniae, veiled, standing front, turning r. and l. away from one another; each wears robe reaching to feet and holds standard; the one on right raises r. hand. Mint State...................................................................200 Trajan Decius; 249-251 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 4.21g. RIC-11b, C-4, Eauze Hoard-885 (73 spec.), Dorchester Hoard (144 spec.). Obv: IMP.C.M.Q.TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: ADVENTVS AVG Trajan Decius on horse l., raising r. hand and holding short scepter. Mint State..........................................................................................200 Trajan Decius; 249-251 AD, Antoninianus, Rome, 4.24g. RIC-12b, C-16, Eauze Hoard-886 (130 spec.), Dorchester Hoard (248 spec.). Obv: IMP.C.M.Q.TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: DACIA Dacia, wearing robe reaching feet, standing l., holding vertical staff with ass’s head. EF.................................................................................................220 Trebonianus Gallus; 251-253 AD, Antoninianus, Branch Mint, 4.41g. RIC69, C-46, Eauze Hoard-999 (33 spec.), Dorchester Hoard (46 spec.). Obv: IMP. CC. VIB. TREB. GALLVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: IVNO MARTIALIS Juno seated l. holding wheat ears and scepter. Weakly struck. Mint State.........................................................................................................235 Trebonianus Gallus; 251-253 AD, Antoninianus, Antioch, 4.16g. RIC82, C-34, Eauze Hoard-1030 (1 spec.), Dorchester Hoard (2 spec.). Obv: IMP. CC. VIB. TREB. GALLVS P.F. AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: FELICITAS PVBL Felicitas standing l. holding long caduceus and cornucopia, four dots in exergue. Mint State......................................................................150 Trebonianus Gallus; 251-253 AD, Antoninianus, Antioch, 4.10g. RIC-90, C-110, Eauze Hoard-, Dorchester Hoard-. Obv: IMP. CC. VIB. TREB. GALLVS P.F. AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rx: SAECVLVM NOVVM Hexastyle temple, with figure (of Roma?) in center. Mint State......................200 Volusian, Son of Trebonianus Gallus; 251-253 AD, Antoninianus, Branch Mint, 3.57g. RIC-206, C-133, Dorchester Hoard (37 spec.). Obv: IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG Bust, radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: VIRTVS AVGG Virtus standing r. holding spear and leaning on shield. Mint State..................260 Valerian I; 253-260 AD, Antoninianus, Viminacium, 3.82g. Göbl-811d (36 spec.), RIC-271 (as Milan), C-265. Obv: IMP VALERIANVS P AVG Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust r. Rx: VIRTVS AVGG Virtus standing l., r. hand resting on shield, l. holding spear. Mint State.................................................................200 Rare Variety Probus; 276-282 AD, Siscia, Antoninianus, 4.21g. Alföldi, Probus-81/14 (4 spec.). Obv: IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG Bust cuirassed l., seen from front, wearing radiate helmet which is also adorned with wavy lines and pellets, holding spear over r. shoulder and shield covered with pellets by l. shoulder. Rx: SOLI INVICTO AV - G Sol in quadriga of horses leaping l., the horse in foreground looks back, the two middle horses half turn their heads to face the observer, Sol raises r. hand and holds whip in l., XXIV (officina 5) in exergue. Interesting and scarce variant of the reverse type with the four horses charging mainly left, but also turning partly towards the observer, as indicated by the changed direction of the heads of the three horses nearest the observer. Mint State....................375 Allectus; 293-296 AD, London, Antoninianus, 2.45g. Burnett, Coinage of Allectus, 44; RIC-33, C-37 (10 Fr.). Obv: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust r., seen from front. 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341. Maximianus; 286-305 AD, Rome, c. 294 AD, Argenteus, 3.66g. RIC-17 (R4). Obv: MAXIMI - ANVS AVG Head laureate r. Rx: VICTORI - A SARMA Four emperors sacrificing over tripod altar before gate of six-turreted enclosure. Rare variant with reverse legend ending SARMA: no specimens for Maximian like ours in Sisak Hoard, just two for Constantius I Caesar. Mint State......................1250 BYZANTINE SILVER Two Ceremonial Miliarenses 342. Constans II; 641-668 AD, Ceremonial Miliarense, Constantinople, c. 654-659 AD, 3.83g. MIB-141. Obv: Facing busts of Constans II, helmeted with long beard and mustache, on left, and Constantine VI, shorter and beardless, on right. Rx: Cross potent flanked by two palm branches. Somewhat unevenly struck, as this issue comes. Extremely rare. Possibly struck for the coronation of Constantine IV. VF..............................................................................................................2000 343. Constantine IV; 668-685 AD, Ceremonial Miliarense, Constantinople, c. 669674 AD, 4.08g. Rev. var. of MIB-60, DO-19, and Sear-1164. Obv: D N CONS - A - NU[S] P P Bust three-quarter facing, wearing cuirass and helmet with plume; in right hand spear held behind head, without shield by left shoulder; Rx: Cross potent over globe on three steps between palms. Our coin shows three steps below the globe and cross potent on the reverse, not two steps like DO-19 and the other specimen in Brussels that Hahn records. Moreover, according to the description in the Dumbarton Oaks catalogue, the portrait of Constantine IV on the obverse of this miliarense is beardless, but our specimen, which may be from the same obverse die as DO-19 (pl. XXXII), shows that he is actually wearing a short beard. Extremely rare. Areas of flatness from striking. EF...................5000 Rare Hexagram 344. Leo III; 717-741 AD. Constantinople, 717-720 AD. Hexagram, 2.67g. MIB-23, new officina S=6; cf. DO-20 and Sear-1511. Obv: DNO LEO - N - P A MUL Bust facing, with short beard, wearing plumed helmet and cuirassed; holding spear and shield; Rx: VICTORIA - AVSYS Cross potent on three steps, CONOB beneath. Apparently a flip strike, to judge from the visible fragments of the legends of the original strike, namely VICT on the obverse to the left of DNO LEO of the second strike, and DNO LE on the reverse to the left of VICT of the second strike. Our coin was struck by officina S=6, a new variety: previously this hexagram had only been recorded from officinae Δ=4 and E=5. Extremely beautiful and rare. EF...................................................................................................................3500 GREEK BRONZE 345. Ptolemaic, Ptolemy IV Philopater; 221-205 BC. AE 38, 44.86g. Svoronos-974, SNG Cop-227. Obv: Head of Zeus Ammon r. with diadem and floral ornament; dotted border. Rx: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Eagle l., looking r., on thunderbolt; on l. shoulder, cornucopia bound with fillet; between legs monogram E; dotted border. Slightly doublestruck. Choice VF.......................500 346. Ptolemaic, Ptolemy IV Philopater; 221-205 BC. AE 34, 37.10g. Svoronos-1127, SNG Cop-202. Obv: Head of Zeus Ammon r. with diadem and floral ornament; dotted border. Rx: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Eagle l. on thunderbol; in front, cornucopia; between legs, ΔΙ. Choice VF......................400 347. Ptolemaic, Cleopatra VII Thea; 51-30 BC. Alexandria, 80 Drachmas, 16.79g. SNG Cop-419-421, Svoronos-1871. Weiser-183. Obv: Diademed bust of Cleopatra VII r. Rx: ΚΔΕΟΠΑΤΡΑΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ Eagle standing l. on thunderbolt with cornucopia in front and Π behind. Bold portrait in high relief. Fine+......4850 348. Macedonia, Amphipolis; 27 BC-14 AD, AE 18-22, 4.18g. RPC-1629. Obv: KAIΣAPOΣ - [ΣEBAΣ]TOY Head bare r. Rx: [AMΦI]ΠOΛITΩN Artemis Tauropolos on bull running r., holding both ends of drapery billowing over her head. Green patination. VF...................................................................................................125 ROMAN BRONZE 349. Nero Claudius Drusus; Branch mint, 41-2 AD. Struck by his son Claudius. Sestertius, 26.11g. Von Kaenel pl. 26, 1480; Paris-130 (pl. XXIII). Obv: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP Bare head of Drusus l. Rx: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP S C Claudius togate and holding branch seated l. on curule chair resting on globe; he places foot on cuirass, scattered at his feet and under chair are also various shields, spears and a helmet, while a sword stands upright against the globe. Attributed to an official mint in NW Spain by Besombes and Barrandon, Rev. num. 155, 2000, pl. VI.8. Ex NAC 59, 4-5 April 2011, 1862. Exceptionally beautiful portrait of Nero Claudius Drusus. EF / VF...................................................................................................................2500 350. Nero; 54-68 AD, Rome, 64 AD, Dupondius, 13.11g. BM-214, MacDowall-205, RIC-196, C-338 (2 Fr.). Obv: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Radiate head r. Rx: VICTORIA - AVGVSTI around, S - C in field, value mark II in exergue, Victory flying l., advancing naked r. leg, holding wreath and palm. Some reverse porosity. Excellent portrait. Good VF / Fine.............................550 351. Galba; 68-69 AD, Rome, Sestertius, 27.61g. Paris pl. CXXIX, 5 (modern cast, same dies as our original); C-251 (Paris, 6 Fr.); BMC p. 325 note; RIC-251 var. Obv: IMP SER GALBA - AVG TR P Bust laureate, draped r. Rx: S - C Victory advancing r. holding wreath and palm. Kraay Officina D, obverse die A153 pl. XX, new reverse die; apparently he did not catalogue the Paris cast. Even though this coin has some wear it shows an extremely sensitive and realistic portrait of Galba. The warm brown surfaces also lend to the attractiveness and sensitivity of this coin. VF...............................................................................................5750 352. Domitian; 81-96 AD, Rome, 84 AD, As, 10.72g. RIC-218 (C), pl. 138 (same dies); Paris-302 pl. CII (the RIC spec., same dies); BM-313A; C-302 (3 Fr.). Obv: IMP CAES DOMITIAN - AVG GERM COS X Bust laureate r., aegis on front shoulder. Rx: IOVI - CO[NSER]VAT S - C Jupiter standing l. holding thunderbolt and scepter. VF..............................................................................................390 353. Antoninus Pius; 138-161 AD, Alexandria, Egypt, Year 4 = 140/1 AD, Drachm, 24.10g. Cologne-1336 (same rev. die); Dattari/Savio-pl. 119, 2458 bis; Oxford1681a. Obv: ΑΥΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ - ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟC EYC - EB Head laureate r. Rx: L TE - T - APTOY Ares standing l. holding spear and parazonium. While drachms are extremely common they are also very rare in this condition. About EF...1500 354. Lucilla; Alexandria, Egypt, Year 7 = 166/7 AD, Billon Tetradrachm, 9.61g.

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Emmett-2475/7 (R3); Dattari/Savio-pl. 205, 3817; BM-1391; Cologne-2196; Curtis-781A. Obv: ΛOYKIΛΛA CE[B] - ANT CE ΘY Draped bust of Lucilla r. Rx: Tyche reclining l. on couch, holding rudder with r. hand and supporting head with l.; above, date L Z. Alexandrian tetradrachms of Lucilla are very rare: only four specimens in Dattari/Savio; one each in BMC, Cologne, and Curtis; one in CoinArchives Pro, namely our coin; none in Berk photofile. Tetradrachms of Lucilla are extremely rare. Good Fine............................................................2500 Commodus; Bimetallic medallion with copper center and orichalcum rim, Rome, 192 AD, 73.94g. Gnecchi 116, pl. 85.9 (BM spec., same dies); Cohen p. 378, 2 (700 Fr., with drawing of Paris spec., same obv. die as ours but different rev. die). Obv: L AELIVS AVRELIVS COMMO - DVS AVG PIVS FELIX Jugate heads r. of laureate Commodus, with rays emerging from his hair, and of Roma wearing necklace and Attic helmet with plume resting on dog; at lower r. Amazonian shield (pelta). Rx: P M TR P - XVII IMP VIII COS VII P P Commodus, togate and veiled, stands l. holding roll and sacrificing to Hercules from patera over altar; Hercules, nude, stands r. in the pose of the Hercules Farnese, leaning with his l. arm on his club which is set on a base, his lionskin covering his l. arm, r. elbow bent and r. hand placed behind him in the small of his back. Possibly just the sixth specimen recorded of this medallion: Gnecchi lists specimens in BM, Paris, Milan, and Florence, and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts has one, published in their Museum Bulletin LXVI, 1968, p, 32, no. 343. No specimens in Berk photofile, CoinArchives, or Wildwinds. Commodus’ two jugate-bust medallic obverse types of 192 probably show the emperor with Roma and Minerva respectively, not with his mistress Marcia as traditionally supposed: see Dressel, Die römischen Medaillone…zu Berlin, pp. 154-161. These are the first jugate portraits of an emperor and his patron divinity to appear on Roman coins. Extremely beautiful medallion of Commodus. Natural untouched surfaces with some green encrustation. EF / VF........................................................20000 Anonymous issue under Maximinus II; Antioch, 310-313 AD, AE 3, 1.69g. Sear-14927; Cohen-1 (Julian, 8 Fr.); Voetter, Gerin Catalogue, p. 46, 30. Obv: GENIO ANT - IOCHENI Genius of Antioch seated facing, river god beneath. Rx: APOLLONI - SANCTO Apollo standing l. holding patera and lyre, SMA in exergue, officina letter in r. field obscured by deposit. For the attribution see J. van Heesch, Rev. belge de num., 1975, 92 ff. Fine.......................................100 BYZANTINE COPPER Basil I, The Macedonian; Constantinople, 1020-1028 AD. Follis, 5.77g. DO12, BN-1-4, BMC-8. Obv: Basil enthroned facing, wearing crown and loros, and holding labarum and akakia; throne has curved arms and ornamented back. Rx: Inscription in four lines. EF.............................................................................195 Heraclius; Isaura, Follis, 10.88g. DO-183, BMC-267, Berk-578, MIB-196, BN-1. Obv: Facing busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine, smaller, each wearing crown with cross, and chlamys; between their heads, cross, Rx: Large M between A/N/N/O and numerals representing the regnal year; above, cross; beneath, officinal letter A; in exergue,[I]SAY[R]. Unevenly struck. EF............300 MEDIEVAL SILVER Norman Kings, Henry II; 1154-1189 AD. Moneyer Herbert. Norwich Mint. Penny, 1.39g. J.J. North-p. 217, Spink-p. 153. ‘Tealby’ coinage. Obv: Crowned bust facing wearing armour and mantle with scepter in r. hand. Rx: Large cross potent with small potent in each angle; in center, a small cross in saltire. Purchased from M. Trenerry, 1990’. Ex Lawrence Doubleday . Horribly struck. VF.....................................................................................................................175 Anglo-Saxon, King of England, Cnut; 1016-1035 AD, Moneyer Sired. London Mint. Penny, 0.87g. Spink-1158. BMC-. Obv: Bust l. with pointed helmet. Around, +CNV: T REX ΛN. Rx: Cross made up of double lines with encircled pellet in each quadrant. Around, +SIREDON LVNDE (name of Moneyer + abbreviation of minting city - LUNDENE London). Wavy flan. EF...................400 Anglo-Saxon. King of England. Edward the Confessor; 10421066 AD. Moneyer Wulfric. Guildford Mint. Penny, 1.31g. Spink-1182. BMC517, Type xi. Obv: Bearded bust r., wearing crown of two arches, surmounted by three balls; in front, sceptre. Around, +EADPAR RD RE. Rx: Short cross voided, each limb terminating in an incurved segment of a circle; in center, pellet. Around, +PVLFRIC (name of Moneyer) + ON HESTI(abbreviation of minting city, Guildford). EF.................................................................................................650 Norman Kings, Henry II; 1154-1189 AD. Moneyer Siwate. Thetford Mint. Penny, 1.41g. J.J. North-p. 217, Spink-p. 153. ‘Tealby’ coinage. Obv: Crowned bust facing wearing armor and mantle with scepter in r. hand. Rx: Large cross potent with small potent in each angle; in center, a small cross in saltire. Ex Elmore Jones. Purchased from C.J. Martin (London). Miserable strike. VF...300 Anglo-Saxon. King of England. Cnut; Moneyer Selecol. York Mint. 1016-1035 AD, Penny, 0.94g. Spink-1157. North-781 (N). Moneyer not in BM. Obv: Crowned bust l. Around, +CNVT REX ΛNGLO. Rx: Quatrefoil. Around, +SELECOL (name of Moneyer) + abbreviation of minting city EOFERPIC (York). Wavy flan. EF...................................................................................................375 Anglo-Saxon, King of England, Cnut; 1016-1035 AD, Moneyer Hildolf, York mint, Penny, 1.04g. Spink-1158, BMC-123 North-787 (N). Obv: Bust l. with pointed helmet. Around, +CNVT REX ΛNI. Rx: Cross made up of double lines with encircled pellet in each quadrant. Around, +HILDOF MTO EOFR (name of Moneyer + abbreviation of minting city - EOFERPIC York). Good VF...........450 Anglo-Saxon. King of England. Cnut; 1016-1035 AD, Moneyer Swartinc. Lincoln Mint. Penny, 1.08g. BMC-346, Type xvi. Spink-1159. Obv: Helmeted bust l. Around, +CNVT REC. Rx: Short cross type. Around, +SPARTINC ON LIN (name of Moneyer + abbreviation of minting city - Lincoln). Purchased from Davisson’s, 1990s. Toned EF.................................................................650 Anglo-Saxon, King of England, Cnut; 1016-1035 AD, Moneyer Eadwine. London Mint. Penny, 0.87g. Spink-1157. BMC-364. Obv: Bust l. with crown. Around, +CNVT REX ΛNGLO. Rx: Quatrefoil. Around, +EΛDPINE ON LVNDE (name of Moneyer + abbreviation of minting city - LUNDENE London). Slightly wavy flan. EF.......................................................................................400


367. Norman Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. Canterbury Mint. Penny, 1.37g. North-Class 10, p. 31-2. Spink-1419. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, CIVITAS CANTOR. Purchased from York, Jan. 1990. About EF.....................................................................150 368. English Kings. House of Lancaster, Henry VI; 1422-1461. Calais Mint. c. 1422-1427 AD, Groat, 3.84g. J.J. North-1424, Spink-1836. Obv: Crowned facing bust within scalloped circle. Annulets at each side of neck. Around, legend. Rx: Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Annulets in two angles. Inner circle, VILLA CALISIE. About EF..........................................................300 369. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Ricard. Hereford Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.43g. J.J. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: RICARD ON HERE (moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Rare. VF..........................................250 370. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Henri. Oxford Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.44g. J.J. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: HENRI ON OXOI(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from M. Trenerry, March 1987. VF.........................................................................................................200 371. Normann Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. London Mint. Penny, 1.39g. North-Class 10, p. 31-32. Spink-p. 165-66. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, EDWR ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, CIVITAS LONDON. VF.........200 372. Norman Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. London Mint. Penny, 1.40g. North-Class 10, p. 31-2. Spink-165-6. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, EDW ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, CIVITAS LONDON. From the Edman Hoard. Purchased from C.J. Martin. EF..................................................................... 110 373. Norman Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. Kingston Upon Hull Mint. Penny, 1.25g. Spink-1426. North-1037/1, class 9b. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, EDWR ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, VILL’KYNCESTON. Purchased from Trenerry (London), 1990s. Fine.............................................................150 374. Norman Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. Berwick-Upon-Tweed Mint. Minted with local dies. Penny, 1.34g. Spink-1415. North-1075, class 2. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, +EDWAR ANGL DNS HYB (blundered). Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, VILLA BEREVVICI. From the Ednam Hoard Purchased from C.J. Martin, 1990s. About EF.................................................................................150 375. Norman Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. Newcastle-on-Tyne Mint. Penny, 1.41g. Spink-1428. North-Class 10. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, +EDWARD R ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, VILL NOVI CASTRI. From the Ednam Hoard. Purchased from C.J. Martin. About EF.................... 110 376. Norman King s, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. Moneyer Robert de Hadeleie. Bury St. Edmunds Mint. Penny, 1.28g. Spink-1417. North-1018, class 3c. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, EDWR ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, ROBERT DE HADELEIE. This is the only type for the Edward I penny where a moneyer’s name is mentioned on the reverse of the coin, as mint administration was centralized. It continued on at the Bury St. Edmunds mint under the moneyer Robert de Hadeleie for a few years. Purchased from Davisson’s, Sept. 1993. Fine..................................................................................................................250 377. Norman Kings, Edward I; 1272-1307 AD. London Mint. Penny, 1.34g. North-1015, Spink-1386. Obv: Crowned King facing. Around, EDWR ANGL DNS HYB. Rx: Long cross breaking up the coin in four sections with three pellets within each section. Around, CIVITAS LONDON. From the Ednam Hoard. Purchased from C.J. Martin . EF.......................................................................................250 378. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Robert. Wallingford Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.48g. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: ROBERT ON WALI (moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Very rare. EF...................................400 379. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Nicole. Winchester Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.38g. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: NICOLE ON WINC(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from M. Trenerry, March 1987. EF.........................................................................................................200 380. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Henri. Bristol Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.47g. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: HENRI ON BRVST(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from M. Trenerry, March 1988. VF.....................................................................................................................175 381. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Walter. Exeter Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.25g. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: WALTER ON EXEC(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from Davisson’s, Sept. 1993. VF.....................................................................................................................175 382. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Renaud. Bury St. Edmund Mint. c. 1251-1272 AD, Penny, 1.28g. North-991, Spink-1367. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: RENAUD ON SEDIM(moneyer/ mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from CCE, 1985. VF.........................................................................................................175 383. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Roger of R. Canterbury Mint. c. 1209-1217 AD, Penny, 1.33g. North-976/4, Spink-1355B. Obv:

HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing with hand separating RE and X. Rx: ROGER OF R ON CA(moneyer/mint). Short cross within circle with four pellets in each angle. VF...........................................................................................175 384. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Stephen. Ilchester Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.50g. North-988, Spink-1364. Obv: HENRICUS REX: III Crowned head facing. Rx: STEPHE ON IVEL(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from M. Trenerry, 1990s. EF.....................................................................................................................300 385. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Walter. Lincoln Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.43g. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: WALTER ON LINC(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from Davisson’s, Sept. 1993. VF.....................................................................................................................175 386. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Ion. York Mint. c. 12481250 AD, Penny, 1.43g. North-987, Spink-1363, SCBI Oxford II-1009. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: ION ON EVERWIC(moneyer/ mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from M. Trenerry, March 1987. VF.............................................................................. 110 387. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Ion. Carlisle Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.46g. North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: ION ON CARLEL(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from M. Trenerry, 1990s. Rippled left side. EF............................................................................................................220 388. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Ion. Newcastle-onTyne Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.48g. SCBI Oxford II-908, North-987, Spink-1363. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: ION ON NEWECAS(moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Purchased from Davisson’s, Sept. 1993. VF..................................................200 389. Norman Kings, Henry III; 1216-1272 AD. Moneyer Ricard. Gloucester Mint. c. 1248-1250 AD, Penny, 1.37g. North-987, Spink-1363, SCBI Oxford II840. Obv: HENRICUS REX III Crowned head facing. Rx: RICARD ON GLOV (moneyer/mint). Long cross voided with three pellets in each angle. Very rare. Purchased from M. Trenerry, March 1987. EF...............................................250

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ANTIQUITIES NEAR EASTERN Bactrian Chlorite Bowl, ca. 2000 BC. Beautifully shaped conical bowl crafted from greenish-gray chlorite. It is unusually well-shaped for Bactrian. A few scattered chips on the rim with earthen encrustation. H. 2 1/2” (6.4cm)..........850 Bactrian Chlorite Cup, ca. 2000 BC. A small cup modeled in grey-black chlorite. Two chips on the rim, incised line detailing in four groups on the body. H. 1 1/2” (3.8 cm)..................................................................................................550 Iranian Amlash Terracotta Bull, ca. 8th Century AD. This Central Iranian terracotta bull stands foursquare with head arched upward. Extensive remains of black pigment. Repairs to legs and horns. L. 5 1/2” H. 5 3/4” (14 x 14.6 cm)...................................................................................................................600 SEALS Mesopotamian White Marble Stamp Seal, ca. 3000 BC. Oval seal with pointed ends through which it is drilled, flat face, domed back. Design: three springing animals with long tails, possibly lions. L. 1 3/8” (3.5 cm)..................475 Judean Bone Seal, First Temple Period, ca. 8th-7th Century BC. Top line: Aleph, lamed, shin, nun. Second line bet, chet, alef. Total seal: “Alshan son of Bechah.” Avigad & Sass cf. p. 66 #47 for this style with different name which is not recorded. 13mm.......................................................................................3750 Near Eastern Ammonite Lapis Seal, ca. 5th-4th Century BC. Bird standing on branch above, below another bird grooms self near water, jar above. Letters on left, Aleph, chet (or zion), heh for “Ache” or “Azhe”. 18mm...........2500 Near Eastern Samarian Black Stone Seal, ca. 4th Century BC. Depicts male, kneeling to left and holding a gazelle as a trophy or, perhaps, a sacrifice. Two Aramaic letters to left, gimel, above, and bet below. These letters possibly refer to “Bagabat” a name that appears on Samarian coinage. The person on this seal very much resembles the person appearing on Samarian Coinage #46, which carries the name “Jerobaum”. 11mm.............................4500 Judean Byzantine Period Bronze Jewish Menorah Ring Intaglio, ca. 5th-7th Century AD. Late style depicting a menorah of eight or nine branches. The menorah-candlestick design is very similar to that on candlestick lamps of ancient Israel, cf. Adler (Oil Lamps of the Holy Land), 922. 14mm...............................................................................................................975 EGYPTIAN Egyptian Blue Glazed Faience Baboon Statuette, Early Dynastic, ca. 2900 BC. Baboons were associated with the God Thoth as inventor of writing and scribe of the gods. This piece has a prominent head with drawn up legs as is shown in typical squatting position. Old collection number can be found on the base. It is quite rare to acquire an early dynastic piece of faience such as this. H. 1 5/8” (4 cm).....................................................................................................950 Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Middle Kingdom or Second Intermediate Period ca. 2052-1567 BC. Unglazed steatite scarab. The top is very delicately carved, with unusual curlicues on the beetle’s shoulders, and the base is decorated with a very carefully incised design of interwoven loops. L. 3/4” (2 cm)...................................................................................................................325 Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991-1782 BC. Small unglazed steatite scarab, its bottom decorated with the cartouche of “Nimaatre” (Amenemhat III) in the center, a pair of udjat-eyes at top, djed-pillars and ankhsigns on the sides, and a “gold” sign at bottom. These symbols may have


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provided the king or the scarab’s owner with protection, stability, and life. L. 5/8” (1.6 cm)............................................................................................................425 Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Second Intermediate Period, ca. 1778-1567 BC. Large, unglazed steatite scarab. While the beetle’s back and legs are very simply fashioned, the base is richly decorated. A cartouche with plumes in the center (“Nebkare”) is surrounded by a winged sun disk (at top), Red Crowns atop baskets (at either side), uraei, and other hieroglyphs (some cryptic and debased) including the word for “enduring”. L. 1” (2.5 cm)..............................................300 Egyptian Steatite Scarab, New Kingdom, ca. 1567-1085 BC. Small unglazed steatite scarab. The feathering of the beetle’s legs on the sides is very fine. On the base is depicted a bee alighting on the stem of an open lotus blossom, below this is a djed-pillar flanked by ankh-signs. Although these signs were probably selected for their aesthetic or amuletic values, they may also be interpreted as wishing the king (the bee, representing the King of Lower Egypt) stability (djed) and life (ankh). L. 1/2” (1.3 cm).................................................325 Egyptian Terracotta Amulet Mold of a Cartouche, New Kingdom, ca. 1567-1085 B.C.. Translation: “User-maat-re Setep-en-re,” the prenomen of Ramesses II. L. 1” (2.5 cm).........................................................450 Egyptian Glazed Steatite Plaque, New Kingdom, ca. 1550-1070 BC. Inscribed on one side is an elaborate cross-woven design incorporating Uraei, reversing to a composition of glyphs in three registers: The glyphs bear some resemblance to a royal name of the era, but may more likely represent a series of good wishes, due to the lines separating the piece into three parts. The registers translate as: “The heart’s limit”, “ This “Amon-Re” “may (he) make the child to live”. L. 19 mm. L. 19 mm ..................................................................700 Egyptian Steatite Scarab, New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC. Unglazed steatite scarab, its base inscribed “Amun-Re.” The empty spaces at either end of the base are occupied by neb-baskets, often used on scarabs as a space-filler. L.3/4” (2 cm).....................................................................................................275 Egyptian Polychrome Terracotta Ushabti, New Kingdom, ca. 1200 BC. This ushabti belongs to a rarer New Kingdom type made from terracotta. The piece has much of its original yellow, black, blue and white paint remaining. Typical of ushabtis from this period it has no beard. The piece is fully intact with much of its original polychrome in place. Ex Midwest Collection. Purchased from the Nassar Brother’s Antiquities in Khan El Khalily, Egypt in March of 1963. H. 6 1/2” (16.5 cm).................................................................................................1650 Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Dynasty 20, ca. 1185-1070 BC. Unglazed steatite scarab, its bottom decorated with the cartouche of Ramesses III (“Ramesses, ruler of Heliopolis”) protected on the left by a winged sun disk while, on the right, two baboons worship a scarab beetle that is pushing a solar disk. L.11/16” (1.7 cm)..............................................................................................400 Egyptian Delicately Modeled Alabastron, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. This alabastron is carved in white and yellow banded alabaster and has an elongated slender body with two lug handles and a separately carved spout top. General erosion to the surface, slight chips on the lugs and the rim. H. 5 1/2” (14 cm)...................................................................................................................500 Egyptian Green Faience Seated Scribe, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. This delicately rendered piece depicts a scribe seated with his hands resting on his knees looking forward. The faience is very intricately modeled and has nice green color with reddish staining. H. 21mm.....................................................950 Egyptian Two Tone Faience Baboon Amulet, Late Period, ca. 715330 BC. The baboon, modeled in rare two-tone faience has a light blue faience body and wears a green solar disk on his head. The baboon was an animal manifestation of Thoth, the god of writing and measurement, but was also closely associated with the sun god Re, for it becomes agitated and shrieks loudly just before sunrise. As an amulet, the baboon would have linked its owner with rebirth and renewed life in the company of the newly risen sun. L. 1 3/4” (4.5 cm)..1950 Egyptian Wood and Polychrome Mummy Mask, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. This mummy mask is sculpted in cedar wood with a white gesso foundation and polychrome. It depicts the Egyptian mummy face, its eyes in dark outline and the top part of a tripartite wig in aternating bands of blue, red and yellow. Some loss to top, flaking surface stablized. H. 8 3/4” (22 cm).............975 Egyptian Bronze Cat with Gold Inlaid Eyes, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. This is a beautifully modeled Egyptian bronze cat well detailed and complete with original gold inlaid eyes. The cat is beautifully modeled with a sleek body crouching slightly forward, its head alert and its ears and facial features nicely detailed. The piece was originally part of a small bronze sarcophagus lid and has brown, red and green patination. A beautiful example of an increasingly rare Egyptian type. H. 3” L. 3 1/8” (7.6 x 2.9 cm)..................................................8750 Egyptian Banded Alabaster Mortar, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. This is a typical form Egyptian alabaster mortar with conical body and flattened base. It has two half-circle lug handles and a basin. The piece is carved in beautiful banded alabaster. It retains its original earthen encrustation and staining. Wonderful piece in excellent condition. H. 2” Diameter 3 5/8” (5.1 x 9.2 cm)...................................................................................................................950 Egyptian Dark Blue Faience Imsety Amulet, Late Period, ca. 715330 BC. The four sons of Horus were responsible for protecting the internal organs of the deceased. Each of the four gods was associated with a particular canopic jar and its contents. From the late 18th Dynasty onwards the lids of the canopic jars were modeled in the forms of the four gods- jackal, baboon, hawk and man. Depictions and paintings of the four sons consisted of human figures with their characteristic head. Imsety protected the liver and was depicted as a human headed figure, mostly mummiform. Excellent style. Mounted. L. 2 1/8” (5.4 cm)............................................................................................................950

415. Egyptian Collection of Thirteen Ushabtis, Late Period, ca. 715330 BC. An old collection of thirteen small ushabtis with remains of blue glaze. Sewn onto an old collection card with faded script reading “Excavated NR...?” at top and “A Collection of Early Ushabti Figurines. With Traces of Blue Glaze” at bottom. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. H. 1 3/4-2” mounted on 4” x 11” card (4-5 cm)............................................................................................1000 416. Egyptian Bronze Hathor Headed Sitrum Handle, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. The sistrum was a sacred musical instrument used in the worship of first Bastet and more commonly Hathor. It was used in dances and religious ceremonies as well as averting flooding of the Nile and to scare off the evil Set. Originally this piece would have had a high looping piece of metal which would have extended above the handle. Along the sides of this metal would have been three to four holes for which movable rods would have been inserted. When shaken the metal rods would have rattled making a loud clanking noice. This particular sistrum handle is quite complex with the head of the Egyptian god Hathor at the center as well as a cat on top representing Bastet. To either side are Uraei (snakes) and three ram heads adorn the bottom of the handle. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. Mounted. H. 5 3/4” (7 cm)............................2350 417. Egyptian Bronze Osiris, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. The Egyptian god Osiris here depicted standing mummiform with the atef crown and uraeus. His arms positioned crossed over the chest to hold the crook and flail. Light green to dark green patination with thick incrustation on the back. Ex Midwest Collection collected before 1967. Mounted. H. 7” (18 cm). ...........................................4250 418. Egyptian Bronze Seated Harpocrates, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. Shown seated, with shaved head and sidelock, Horus has his feet on the ground, his arms at his sides, and is nude except for a uraeus serpent atop his head. Horus-the-child is often shown seated on the lap of his mother Isis, nursing at her breast, but the square base on which his feet rest suggests that this piece was independent of a larger statue ensemble. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. Mounted. H. 4” (10 cm). ......................................................................1650 419. Egyptian Bronze Sarcophagus for a Shrew, Late Period, ca. 715330 BC. This hollow bronze coffin has an opening at one end for insertion of a mummified shrew. The shrew was regarded, together with the ichneumon, as a manifestation of the sun-god Horus of Letopolis in the Delta, whose name, (Me)khenty-(en)-irty “the Blind and the Seeing,” reflects the complete daily cycle of day and night. The ichneumon, active during the day, represented daytime sunlight and thus the “seeing” aspect of Horus, while the shrew, a nocturnal animal, symbolized the darkness of night and the “blind” Horus. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. Mounted. L. 2 3/8” (6 cm)...............................875 420. Egyptian Bronze Double Lizard Sarcophagus, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. The top portion of a bronze mummy case for two lizards. Rare type with double lizards. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. L. 2 7/8” (7 cm).................................................................................................950 421. Egyptian Small Bronze Osiris, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. A nice example of the classic Egyptian bronze Osiris. In mummiform, the god stands holding a crook and flail with atef crown with double ostrich plume. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. Mounted. H. 2 1/2” (6.3 cm). ........................375 422. Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. Small unglazed steatite scarab, its bottom decorated with a floral design and two maat- feathers. L. 1/2” (1.3 cm).................................................................................................250 423. Egyptian Faience Triad Amulet, Late Period, ca. 715-330 BC. A protective amulet depicting Horus striding with Isis and Nepthys, who come to his side after his fight with Seth. Horus is depicted nude with a side-lock and the two goddesses are depicted in tight fitting tunics modeled in deep relief. The piece has nice green glossy surfaces. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. No restoration. H. 1 1/2” (4 cm).............................................................................850 424. Egyptian Bronze Osiris with Mut and Horus, Late Period, ca. 715330 BC. Rare bronze which renders the lion headed Mut (left) and Horus as Hawk (right)flanking Osiris. From the back of this piece both Mut and Horus are shown with their arms around Osiris. Very unusual piece which we have not encountered before. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. H. 2 1/8” (5.4 cm).................................................................................................................1000 425. Egyptian Millifouri Glass, Late to Ptolemaic Period, ca. 715-30 BC. A floral frieze of alternating palmettes and anthers in yellow, white, red and turquoise, on a dark blue matrix. For parallel see “Ancient Egyptian Inlays From the Per-Nab Collection, Part II, no. 49 and 58. Ex private English collection, acquired late 1970’s. Mounted. 37mm..........................................................2950 426. Egyptian Bronze Osiris, Saite Period, ca. 664-525 BC. Complete upper torso and head of the Egyptian god Osiris, his clenched fists holding the crook and flail. He wears the White Crown, on the front of which a uraeus cobra rears up. Find spot listed as Tanis on original invoice from March 21,1963, Maison des Arts, Cairo, Egypt. Ex Midwest Collection formed before 1967. Mounted. H. 5 3/4” (14.6 cm).................................................................................................1250 427. Roman Egypt Faience Pataikos (form of Ptah) Amulet, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 305-30 BC. The blue-green glazed Pataikos, a form of Ptah, is seated with his sexual organ extended up around his neck and over his shoulder. This amulet was intended for the protection, revitalization, or magical preservation of the organ. H. 1 1/4” (3 cm). .........................................................................................................................450 428. Egyptian Faience Lion-Featured Amulet, Ptolemaic Era, ca. 30030 BC. A lion-featured amulet, with apparent similarities to the images of the protective dwarf-god, Bes; a wide face displaying prominent ears, arched eyebrows, and mane-like beard. This amulet of a lion’s head functioned protectively as well, invoking the fierce nature of the male lion and its observed


strength. This may be a representation of the male lion-god Mayhes, son of the cat-goddess Bastet, who, in mythology, aided the sun god against the evil serpent Apophis, who had threatened the progress of the sun in the sky. This amulet was constructed for wear as a pendant in a necklace, with perforation for stringing and flat backing. It is made of faience glazed green and is in good condition with minor wear on the nose area and slight chipping at its headdress. Although images of Mayhes are usually associated with the Saite Period, 26th Dynasty, (664-525 B.C.) this image appears to be of later date, to the Ptolemaic Era, (300-30 B.C.). H. 1 3/8” (3.5 cm).............................................................................................650 429. Egyptian Bronze Portrait Ring of Ptolemy IV, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 221-204 BC. Fragment of an intaglio ring face engraved with the portrait of Ptolemy IV. W. 1” H. 1/2” (2.5 x 1.3cm)..........................................................1650 430. Egyptian Wooden Polychrome Lion Legs, Ptolemaic-Roman, ca. 1st BC- 1st AD. This is the front and back portion of a frame which would have been part of a stand which possibly held a sarcophagus in ancient times. The legs are modeled in the form of a lion and lioness- the front part of the stand depicts the heads and forepaws and the back of the frame, which would have originally been attached with side rails, now missing, is modeled on the rear part of a lions. The piece is a very substantial example of ancient Egyptian woodwork and has extensive remains of white and yellow pigments. H. 12 1/4” (31 cm)............6500 TERRACOTTA 431. Magna Graecia Terracotta Bust of a Goddess, Archaic Period, ca. 6th Century BC. She wears a polos partially missing from antiquity and her hair hangs down in long tresses. Fragment from a seated statuette. Chip from the forehead. Mounted on a black wood base. H. 3 1/4” (8 cm)...........................700 432. Rhodian Painted Siren, ca. 610 BC. Extremely rare and most likely from Rhodes. The figure has finely painted details which distinctively show it’s facial features including beard, wings and feathers. The piece has a fine creme color patina with much of the original brown paint covering it. The left leg and rear are missing. Ex Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. 75th Buy or Bid Sale, 1993, lot 565. L. 5” H. 3 3/4” (12.7 x 9.5 cm)........................................................................................3750 433. East Greek Clazomenae Terracotta Head, ca. mid 5th Century BC. Late Archaic head of Apollo painted buff with details of the eyes, eyebrows, and hair highlighted in black. Complete, save a chip on the tip of the nose and a small ding on the left side of the hair. This piece was originally part of a larger relief and maintains a strong presence despite its diminished size. Mounted on custom base. H. 3 1/2” W. 2 3/4” (9 x 7 cm). .......................................................................................................................1000 BRONZE 434. Roman Bronze Panther Head Applique, ca. 2nd Century AD. The panther depicted with gaping jaw, detailed eye, ear and fur. H. 1” (2.5 cm)....450 435. Roman Bronze Chariot Wheel Cover, ca. 3rd Century AD. The obverse of this interesting piece is impressed with a design featuring griffins and snakes. The central hole is just under 3” across and there are nine small drill holes surrounding it for attachment. The surface is covered in a thick earthen patina with some areas of thinning and stable splitting. Diameter 9” (23 cm)...........................................................................................................2500 WEAPONS 436. Prehistoric European Stone Axe Head, Neolithic Period, ca. 3500 BC. A midsize tapering axe head with curved blade and slightly pointed butt. Grey rock with flecking. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 5 1/4” (13 cm)............................................................................475 437. Prehistoric European Stone Axe Head, Neolithic Period, ca. 3500 BC. A smaller Neolithic axe head with curved tapering blade. Dark grey mottled rock with flecking. Ex American collection purchased from England between 19832002. L. 4 5/8” (11.7 cm)..................................................................................475 438. Prehistoric European Bronze Palstave, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. Large bronze blade with flaring blade. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 4 5/8” (11.7 cm)..................350 439. Prehistoric European Bronze Palstave, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. Deep green patinated palstave with encrustation. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 6 1/8” (15.5 cm)..300 440. Prehistoric European Bronze Axe Head, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. A looped bronze socketed axe. Light green to olive patina. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 3 5/8” (9 cm).......500 441. Prehistoric European Bronze Axe Head, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. A looped bronze socketed axe. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 4” (10 cm).....................................................550 442. Prehistoric European Bronze Axe Head, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. Looped bronze socketed shaft axe. Dark to light green patina. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 4 3/4” (12 cm)...................................................................................................................350 443. Prehistoric European Bronze Axe Head, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. A looped bronze socketed shaft axe. Crush damage to one side of the shaft. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 3 3/4” (9.5 cm)..............................................................................................475 444. Prehistoric European Bronze Palstave, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. A looped bronze palstave with brown patina. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. L. 5 3/8” (13.6 cm)..................350 445. Prehistoric European Bronze Palstave, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. Bronze palstave with crescentic cutting edge and raised ridge down each side of the blade. Found near Brough Castle in 1942. Ex Parthenon Gallery, London, February, 1998. L. 5” (12.7 cm)........................................................................325

446. Prehistoric European Bronze Axe Head, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. A looped bronze socketed shaft axe with shiny green patina. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. H. 2 3/4” (7 cm)...................................................................................................................450 447. Prehistoric European Bronze Axe Head, Bronze Age, ca. 1000 BC. A looped bronze socketed shaft axe with shiny green patina. Loss to one side on bottom of shaft. Mounted. Ex American collection purchased from England between 1983-2002. H. 4”................................................................................450 448. Prehistoric European Bronze Socketed Gouge, Late Bronze Age, ca. 700-600 BC. Green patinated bronze socketed gouge. Excellent example of a woodworker’s tool. Ex Seaby Antiquities Forum 5, V253, December, 1986. L. 3” (7.6 cm)........................................................................................................350 449. Iranian Bronze Dagger and Sheath, ca. 1000 BC. An extremely rare Iranian bronze dagger and sheath. The blade is typical Bronze Age with a circular midrib running the length of the relatively thin blade. The sheath and handle have an openwork diamond and triangle pattern interspersed with knobs that once held inlays. Green and red patina. The top half of the handle is missing from antiquity. L. 10” total (25 cm)..........................................................................1650 SCULPTURE 450. Greek Marble Head of a Young Girl, ca. 150-80 BC. Hair combed upwards and knotted at the top of the head. The coiffure is reminiscent of the head types of the Three Graces, cf. B. Sismondo Ridgeway, Hellenistic Sculpture, III. The Styles of ca. 100-31 BC (Madison 2002), pl. 37. However, the coiffure is known for young (i.e. still unmarried) girls since the late 4th century BC and was in use throughout the Hellenistic age. The workmanship of this head with its sharp contrast between the sfumato of the face and the rough, artistically unfinished mass of the hair points to a late Hellenistic date. Mounted height 4 1/2” (11.4 cm). . ...........................................................................................4250 451. Roman Marble Torso of Young Dionysos Wearing Panther Skin, ca. 154-284 AD. This torso of a youthful nude male shows the god of wine carrying a drinking cup in his right hand. The upper part of the vessel is missing, but it probably had two vertical handles, making it a kantharos, the characteristic cup of Dionysos. The god wears his pantherskin like a sash across his chest. One paw hangs down onto the god’s belly. The skin is characterized as that of a panther not only by the claw but also by the circular spots incised into its surface. The god’s long hair falls onto his shoulders in back. A flowering ivy vine, one of the characteristic plants of Dionysos, climbs the pillar beside the god’s right leg. In his missing left hand the god would have held his thyrsos, a staff of fennel topped with a pinecone or a cluster of leaves. It is relatively rare for Dionysos to be shown wearing his pantherskin across his chest, but it is even rarer for the god to be shown in such a flat and linear style. Traditional Classical illusionism, with its rich modulations of surface and contrasts of light and shadow, has given way to simple contours, sharp outlines, and closed, almost geometric surfaces. This style of representation is known from a multitude of grave and votive reliefs from Phrygia in the mountainous interior of western Turkey. It is clear that this style is a kind of folk art contemporary with the more conventional classicism of the coasts of the Mediterranean. Guntram Koch has brought together examples that are dated by inscription from 154 to 284 C.E. (Roman Funerary Monuments in the J. Paul Getty Museum I, Malibu 1990, 115132). Freestanding sculptures of Classical subjects in this stylized, linear manner are rarer. This sculpture may not come from Phrygia itself. The grayish marble from which it is carved is unlike the fine-grained almost pure white marble characteristic of Phrygia, which stems from the important quarries of Dokimeion (near modern Afyon). The sculptor apparently moved beyond his native area to an adjoining region, choosing a marble more readily available there. One of the special attractions of this statuette is the beautifully preserved surface. One can easily see that the sculpture was finished with claw chisels. A fine chisel was used for the god’s body, and a slightly coarser one was used for the panther skin, as if to create a contrast of texture. The chisel used for the back of the pillar was coarser still. The absence of polish suggests that the sculpture may have been shipped from the sculptor’s studio to a relatively distant destination. Sculpture may often have been polished only at its final destination. John J. Herrmann, Jr. Curator of Classical Art, Emeritus Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This is am impeccable sculpture in wonderful condition other than the obvious breaks. H. 18 3/4” W. 11 1/2” (47.6 x 29 cm)..............................................................................................65000 MISCELLANEOUS 452. Villanovan Pair of Gold Fibulae, ca. 675-650 BC. The small arching bow rhomboid in shape, with a long tapering unadorned catch-plate, the pin with a triple coiled spring. A beautiful pair. L. 2 3/4” (7 cm). ................................1850 453. Pre-Columbian Moche Portrait Head Vase, ca. 500-600 AD. A nice example of a Moche head vase. The piece has the characteristic large curved nose and wide open eyes with frowning mouth. The ears have large circular plugs and the neck and rim have traces of the original tan pigment. The vase has three long vertical firing flaw cracks on the body. H. 4” W. 5 1/2” (10 x 14 cm).....................................................................................................850


454. Viking Pair of Bronze Bracelets with Animal Terminals, ca. 9th10th Century AD. A pair of bronze bracelets of substantial thickness with rounded band tapering down to a slender animal head (possibly a boar) at each terminal. Each piece has a wide uninscribed face with punched geometric detailing towards the terminals. Thick green, blue and brown patination, particularly on the underside. A slight bend and ancient repair in the middle of one of the bracelets. L. 3” (7.6 cm)....................................................................................................750 ASIAN ART 455. Northeastern Thailand Ban Chiang Terracotta Painted Bowl, ca. 3rd Century BC. This piece is molded with the classic orange Ban Chiang painting with curvilinear lines and striations. Nice form with one repair to the rim, scattered chips. H. 5 1/2” D.5 5/8” (14 x 14 cm).................................375 456. Northeastern Thailand Ban Chaing Terracotta Painted Footed Vessel, ca. 3rd Century BC. The piece has a conical foot which suspends the bowl with a thick lip. Done in the classical concentric orange patterns. Scattered chips with a repair to the foot and staining. H. 7 1/8” D. 6” (18 x 15 cm).....................................................................................................375 457. Chinese Ming Iron Head of a Buddha, ca. 17th Century AD. This large Buddha head is typical of late Ming iron sculpture. The piece is thickly cast and retains traces of its original polychrome painting. Larger pieces of Ming iron work were cast toward the end of the Ming Dynasty and painted. This is a nice example of the Chinese version of the Buddha with a wider face and larger heavy domed ushnisha and the urna is moved from the forehead to the top of the head. Thick iron oxide patination with traces of original polychrome. H. 8” (20.3 cm)...............................................................................................1250 458. Thai Bronze Standing Buddha, ca. mid 18th Century AD. This Buddha dates from the late Ayutthia period, about the middle of the 18th century. It stands in stylized elongated form and holds both hands in the double Abhaya mudra. This mudra is very popular in Thailand, sometimes called the “stilling of the waves” as a gesture of the dispelling of fear. The piece retains traces of its lacquer gilding over a glossy olive patina. A nice larger example of a Thai Buddha. H. 27” (68.5 cm)...............................................................................3950 459. New Guinean Sepik River Wooden Drum, ca. late 19th- early 20th Century AD. This very substantial drum is sculpted from a single timber. It has a raised nub bottom below a wave pattern register. The body of the drum has a long rectangular opening into its hollowed out center with a carved face above the opening. The drum terminates in the boldly modeled head of a crocodile surrounded by two circular relief designs. The piece has traces of pigment throughout and a wonderful aged surface complete with beating scars on one side of the opening. This is a superb ethnographic piece of very large size and in excellent condition. H. 58” (147 cm)...............................................................4500 460. Japanese Plique-a-Jour Vase, ca. early 20th Century AD. Plique-à-jour (French for “letting in daylight”) is a vitreous enamelling technique where the enamel is applied in cells, similar to cloisonné, but with no backing in the final product, so light can shine through the transparent or translucent enamel. It is in effect a miniature version of stained-glass and is considered very challenging technically: high time consumption (up to 4 months per item), high failure rate, requires psychological strength to start over. The technique is similar to that of cloisonné, but using a temporary backing that after firing is dissolved by acid or rubbed away. In perfect condition with no cracks.. H. 5” (14 cm)..................1400 461. Indian Marble Standing Parvati Stele, ca. early 20th Century AD. This small white marble stele depicts Parvati dressed in a flowing sari represented in manifold form, her four arms holding a lingum and a yoni, a small image of Ganesh, and her primary arms holding a rosary and a small basket. She is delicately carved with a crown and nice facial detailing. A very nice example of a later Indian style. Traces of pigment. A few scattered chips. H. 17” W. 8 1/4” (43 x 21 cm)...........................................................................................................950 MAPS IMAGES OF THE MAPS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEB SITE 462. United States Map of the United States, By: Case, Tiffany & Co., 1851(dated). A scarce large format map of the United States with striking insets of a President Washington and a view of the Capitol of Washington. The projection oddly distorts and for-shortens the western portion of the U.S. The very interesting territorial configurations include the pre-Gadsden Purchase border with Mexico, a large Oregon Territory occupying the entire Northwest and extending to the Continental Divide. Bordering Oregon is a huge Missouri Territory that extends east to an oversized Minnesota Territory at the Missouri River. The very large Indian Territory sits between Utah, Missouri, and Missouri Territory. Utah and New Mexico are at their largest extent. In Utah is the Mormon Settlement at the Great Salt Lake. The map extends to include most of Central America and the western part of the West Indies. Lacks covers. A fine example with bright, full original coloring on thin banknote style paper. Folding as issued. One fold intersection split and a couple tiny spots, still very good. The finest example of this map we have seen. 23 1/2 x 24” (59.7 x 61 cm)...................1450 463. South American Americae pars Meridionalis By: Hondius / Jansson, 1640 (circa). This is an important, decorative map of the South American continent. The coastlines are well detailed but the interior is filled with spurious information. Several rivers (including the Amazon and Paraguay) all have their source in the Lago de los Xarayes. The mythical Parime Lacus dominates the interior of Guyana. The map is richly embellished with ships and sea monsters in the oceans and vignettes of villages and animals on the continent. The large title cartouche features natives and indigenous animals. Blank on verso. . Original color with a few insignificant spots mostly in the blank margins, overall very good. 25 1/2 x 18 inches (65 x 46 cm).........................1500

464. Western Hemisphere L’Amerique, Meridionale et Septentrionale by Nicholas de Fer, 1705 (dated). Publication: L’Atlas Curieux ou le Monde Dresse. This charming map of the Americas is a reduced derivative of De Fer’s classical wall map of 1698 with information gathered from the archives of the Academie Royale des Sciences. The island of California covers the entire west coast of North America north of the Tropic of Cancer with two large imaginary islands off shore. One of the prominent features in northern Mexico is Les Mine de S. Iean et de Ste. Barbe, the legendary Santa Barbara mines of the Chihuahua-Durango region. There are several large spurious lakes on both continents. A partial coastline of New Zealand appears beside the title cartouche. The map is richly decorated with three cartouches and a compass rose. This is the second state. Some paper weakness has been reinforced at lower left and there are a couple minor soft creases. B+. 13 x 8.8” ( 33.1 x 22.4 cm).................................................................................................................1300 465. Western Hemisphere Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio By: Homann Heirs, 1730 (circa). This attractive map is a revision of the elder Homann’s 1710 map of the Americas. After his death in 1724, his son (Johann Christoph Homann) reengraved the plate to correct the western coastline of North America, shown here extending very far west and north, with very little detail. California is no longer shown as an island, although the remnants of the interior sea can be seen near the Pais de Moozemleck where a river nearly connects with the Mississippi River system, hinting at the possibility of a Northwest Passage. The Great Lakes are taking shape, being actively explored by the French fur traders and the Hudson Bay Company. The Solomon Islands are prominently placed in the Pacific, considerably too far to the east. The map is decorated with two large pictorial cartouches, the one at top shows natives worshipping a fearsome demon at the right, while at left they listen placidly to a priest. The lower cartouche features the landscape, native fauna and two natives. A nice example with a good impression. Original color and mild toning. 22 1/2 x 19 1/4” (57 x 49 cm).....1850 466. Colonial A Chart of The Great Western Ocean with the Coast of Europe, Africa and America by S. Parker, 1721. This is a very handsom chart of the northern Atlantic Ocean published during the era of heavy slave trade. This Chart appeared in John Senex’s “A New General Atlas, containing a geographical and historical account of all the empires, kingdoms, and other dominions of the world: with the natural history and trade of each country.” Condition: B. Publication: John Senex’s “A New General Atlas” London. 19 3/8 x 23 1/2” (49 x 60 cm)..........................................................1500 467. African Africae Accurata Tabula ex officina By: Nicolas Visscher, 1677 (circa). This beautiful map of the African continent is typical of the late seventeenth century, including updated information taken from Blaeu’s wall map of the continent. The Cuama and Spirito Santo Rivers are shown with a common source in the Sacaf Lacus in South Africa. The Nile arises from the two lakes of Zaire and Zafflan, located below the Equator, as according to Ptolemy The interior is decorated with elephants, ostriches, monkeys, lions and rhinoceros, and eleven small ships sail in the sea. The title cartouche is flanked by natives and angels, and in the lower left is a dedication cartouche with the coat of arms of Gerardo Schaep surrounded by Neptune and his entourage. This is the second state of the map with the notation of privilege in the bottom. Original color with a nice impression. There is some offsetting in the image and a few tiny holes near the centerfold. Some light toning and foxing primarily in the margins. 21 1/2 x 17” (55 x 43 cm)................................................................1500 468. Mediterranean Mangi Turcarum Dominatoris Imperium per Europam (Map of the Ottoman Empire) By: Seutter / Lotter, 1760 (circa). This striking map covers the Turkish Empire, extending to Greece, Arabia and Lybia, with the Caspian and Black Seas and Eastern Mediterranean. The map is filled with details of towns, rivers and mountains. The gorgeous, large title cartouche featuring the emperor, merchants, soldiers, and a lion was engraved by Abraham Drentwet Jr. Map is in B+ Condition with original color, some toning along the centerfold and some soil in the cartouche. 22 1/2 x 19 1/2” (57 x 50 cm).....................................................................................................850 469. World Werelt Caert by Daniel Stoopendaal, 1730 (circa). This is the second state of Stoopendaal’s double hemisphere map from a Dutch Bible based on Visscher’s similar map of 1663 and surrounded by allegorical representations of the continents. It has been updated here to show California as an island with a flat northern coastline, Australia’s western and northern coastlines, a revision in the coastline for New Guinea, and the addition of some islands in the South Pacific. Diagrams of the Copernican and Ptolemaic solar systems rest between the hemispheres. This is the small version of this world map, without the banner title. Dutch text on verso. The map has been professionally remargined to accommodate framing and backed with light. B+. 17.8 x 12.2” (45 x 31 cm)...............................................................................1900

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