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Categories  •  Coin Galleries December 2004 Ancient Coins Ancient Gold and Electrum Coins Greece
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
1 KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 B.C. GD VF $1,300.00
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 B.C. Stater, ca. 340/36-328 B.C. Pella. Laureate Apollo head...
Stater, ca. 340/36-328 B.C. Pella. Laureate Apollo head r. Rv. Charioteer driving biga r., katharos below. 8.63 grams. Cf.le Rider 168. Good Very Fine. (Est. $1000-$1500)
2 MACEDON. Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C. EF $1,400.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C. Stater, 310-275 B.C. Uncertain Greek or Macedonian mint....
Stater, 310-275 B.C. Uncertain Greek or Macedonian mint. Helmeted head of Athena r., hair in tight curls. Rv. Nike standing l. holding a stylis and a wreath, ant and star below in the l. field. 8.59 grams. Price 831. Small test mark at the upper stylis. Nice style. Nearly Extremely Fine. (Est. $1250-$1750)
3 MACEDON. Alexander the Great VF $1,200.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great. Stater, 310-01 B.C. Abydos (?). Helmeted head of Athena r., hair loose....
Stater, 310-01 B.C. Abydos (?). Helmeted head of Athena r., hair loose. Rv. Nike as last, but MtP monogram under wing in l. field, I under wing in r. 8.58 grams. Müller 1617, Price 1527A var. Very Fine. (Est. $1000-$1500)
4 MACEDON. Alexander the Great GD VF $1,220.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great. Stater, 325-3 B.C. Miletos. Helmeted head of Athena r., hair loose....
Stater, 325-3 B.C. Miletos. Helmeted head of Athena r., hair loose. Rv. Nike as above, but IΔI monogram in lower r. 8.59 grams. Price 2085. Obverse somewhat off-center. Good Very Fine. (Est. $1250-$1750)
5 MACEDON. Alexander the Great EF $1,250.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great. Stater, 323-319 B.C. Miletos. Helmeted head of Athena r., hair in tight...
Stater, 323-319 B.C. Miletos. Helmeted head of Athena r., hair in tight curls. Rv. Nike as last, but corn-ear on l., double-ax on r. 8.57 grams. Price 2096. Close inspection reveals some light hairlines. Nearly Extremely Fine. (Est. $1250-$1750)
6 MACEDON. Alexander the Great EF $1,150.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great. Stater, 323-19 B.C. Miletos. Helmeted Athena head r., hair loose. Rv....
Stater, 323-19 B.C. Miletos. Helmeted Athena head r., hair loose. Rv. Nike as previous, but monogram at l., double ax r. 8.35 grams. Price 2114. Top of Nike's head off the flan. Extremely Fine. (Est. $1250-$1750)
7 MACEDON. Alexander the Great EF $1,220.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great. Stater, 323-280 B.C. Uncertain Western Asia Minor mint. Helmeted Athena...
Stater, 323-280 B.C. Uncertain Western Asia Minor mint. Helmeted Athena head r., hair loose. Rv. Nike as last, but no symbols in fields. 8.57 grams. Cf.Price 2696. Well-centered. Light scratch reverse edge. Nearly Extremely Fine. (Est. $1250-$1750)
8 MACEDON. Alexander the Great VF $1,150.00
MACEDON. Alexander the Great. Stater, 323-317 B.C. Tarsos. Helmeted Athena head r., hair loose. Rv....
Stater, 323-317 B.C. Tarsos. Helmeted Athena head r., hair loose. Rv. Nike as above, but ΛtN monogram in the l. field, Σ below the wing. 8.53 grams. Price 3041 var. Apparently an unrecorded variety. Very Fine. (Est. $1000-$1500)
9 KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 323-281 B.C. VF $950.00
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 323-281 B.C. Stater, early-mid 2nd Century B.C. Byzantion. Deified head...
Stater, early-mid 2nd Century B.C. Byzantion. Deified head of Alexander the Great r. wearing Horn of Ammon. Rv. Athena seated l. holding Nike, spear and shield, KΦ above knee, BY below throne, trident in ex. 8.30 grams. SNG Berry 414, Müller 171. Minor flan wave at edge. Very Fine. (Est. $800-$1000)
10 THRACE. Lysimachos GD VF $775.00
THRACE. Lysimachos. Stater, early-mid 2nd Century B.C. Byzantion. Head of the deified Alexander/Athena...
Stater, early-mid 2nd Century B.C. Byzantion. Head of the deified Alexander/Athena Nikephoros as last, but Π¯po monogram inner l., BY below throne, trident in ex. 8.50 grams. Müller 220. Good Very Fine. (Est. $800-$1000)
11 KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Sauromates II, 174-210 A.D. EF $375.00
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Sauromates II, 174-210 A.D. Electrum Stater, Year 486 (189/90 A.D.). Diademed and...
Electrum Stater, Year 486 (189/90 A.D.). Diademed and draped bust r. Rv. Laureate, draped bust of Commodus r., star formed of pellets before, date CΠV below. 7.75 gram. BMC 5. Extremely Fine. (Est. $400-$500)
12 KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Rheskuporis II, ca. 211-228 A.D. EF $750.00
KINGS OF BOSPOROS. Rheskuporis II, ca. 211-228 A.D. Electrum Stater, Year 518 (222 A.D.). Diademed...
Electrum Stater, Year 518 (222 A.D.). Diademed and draped bust r., no symbol before. Rv. Laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander r., star before, date HIΦ below. 7.70 grams. Cf.BMC 9. Extremely Fine and Choice. (Est. $800-$1000)
13 KINGS OF PONTOS. Mithradates VI, 120-63 B.C. EF $950.00
KINGS OF PONTOS. Mithradates VI, 120-63 B.C. Stater. Struck during the First Mithradatic War, 88-86...
Stater. Struck during the First Mithradatic War, 88-86 B.C. Tomis. Diademed head of deified Alexander r., wearing Horn of Ammon, pellet behind. Rv. Athena Nikephoros seated l., ΘEM before, TO below seat, trident in ex. 8.30 grams. De Callataÿ p.141 (D4/R1), SNG Cop.1091. Extremely Fine. (Est. $900-$1200)
14 KYZIKOS. Mysia. 410-330 B.C. GD VF $300.00
KYZIKOS. Mysia. 410-330 B.C. Electrum Hekte. Youthful archaic head l. in medallion, tunny below. Rv....
Electrum Hekte. Youthful archaic head l. in medallion, tunny below. Rv. Quadripartite incuse square. 2.66 grams. SNG von Aulock 7284. A few small bankers' marks. Quite well-centered for type. Good Very Fine. (Est. $400-$500)
15 Uncertain City in Ionia. 650-600 B.C. AAS $425.00
Uncertain City in Ionia. 650-600 B.C. Electrum 1/12 Stater. Smooth surfaced globule. Rv. Incuse punch....
Electrum 1/12 Stater. Smooth surfaced globule. Rv. Incuse punch. 1.15 grams. SNG von Aulock 7763. Rare. Extremely Fine and About As Struck. (Est. $400-$500)
16 KINGS OF EGYPT. Arsinöe II, wife of Ptolemy II, died 270 B.C. EF $3,900.00
KINGS OF EGYPT. Arsinöe II, wife of Ptolemy II, died 270 B.C. Oktadrachm. Struck under Ptolemy...
Oktadrachm. Struck under Ptolemy VI or VIII, ca. 180-116 B.C. Diademed and veiled head of Arsinoë r., lotus-tipped scepter over shoulder, K behind. Rv. Filleted double cornuacopiae. 27.71 grams. Svor.1499, SNG Cop.322. Some tooling in the obverse field. Extremely Fine. (Est. $4000-$5000)
17 CARTHAGE. Zeugitania. Ca. 310-270 B.C. GD VF $875.00
CARTHAGE. Zeugitania. Ca. 310-270 B.C. Electrum Stater. Wreathed head of Tanit l. wearing triple-pendant...
Electrum Stater. Wreathed head of Tanit l. wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, two small pellets joined by line before. Rv. Horse standing r., two pellets below exergual line. 7.56 grams. Cf.SNG Cop.136. Some faint hairlines in fields. Well-centered on nice flan. Good Very Fine. (Est. $700-$800)
Categories  •  Coin Galleries December 2004 Ancient Coins Ancient Gold and Electrum Coins Ancient India
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
18 KUSHAN EMPIRE. Wima Kadphises, ca. 90-100 A.D. GD FINE $385.00
KUSHAN EMPIRE. Wima Kadphises, ca. 90-100 A.D. Dinara. Crowned and diademed bust l. emerging from...
Dinara. Crowned and diademed bust l. emerging from clouds holding scepter and flail, tamgha behind; BACIΛEYC OO[H]-MO KAΔ¯ICHC. Rv. Siva standing facing holding trident, club and lion's skin. tamgha l., Nandipada symbol r.; Karosthi legend around. 7.71 grams. Cf.Göbl Kushan 19. Good Fine. (Est. $500-$600)
19 KUSHAN EMPIRE. Vasu Deva II, ca. 270-310 A.D. EF $305.00
KUSHAN EMPIRE. Vasu Deva II, ca. 270-310 A.D. Dinara. King standing l. at altar holding trident, second...
Dinara. King standing l. at altar holding trident, second trident in l. field, GaDra (?) in r. field. Rv. Siva standing l. holding a wreath and trident, the bull Nandi behind her, tamgha upper l. 8.04 grams. Cf.Göbl Kushan 535. Nearly Extremely Fine. (Est. $300-$400)
20 LATE KUSHAN. Sita-Shaka, ca. 310-345 A.D. VF $120.00

Pale Gold Dinara. King standing l. at altar holding trident, Bhi in l. field, SiTa below arm, ShaKa in r. field. Rv. Goddess Ardoksho. 7.69 grams. Göbl Kushan 591, MACW 3577. Edge split. Very Fine. (Est. $150-$200)
21 LATE KUSHAN. Gadahara, after 365 A.D. VF $155.00
LATE KUSHAN. Gadahara, after 365 A.D. Dinara. King standing l. at altar holding trident, KaPaN and...
Dinara. King standing l. at altar holding trident, KaPaN and additional symbol in l. field, KiDaRa below arm, GaDaHaRa in r. field. Rv. Goddess Ardoksho. 7.70 grams. Cf.MACW 3594-6. Rare. Very Fine. (Est. $200-$300)
22 KIDARITES. Successors of Kidara, after 400 A.D. VF $135.00

Pale Gold Dinara. Somewhat stylized king standing l., KiDaRa below arm. Rv. Goddess Ardoksho. 7.92 grams. Göbl Kushan 615. Small scrape on king's cheek. Somewhat crude Very Fine. (Est. $125-$175)
23 GUPTA EMPIRE. Chandragupta II, 380-414 A.D. CH VF $280.00
GUPTA EMPIRE. Chandragupta II, 380-414 A.D. Dinara. Archer type. Nimbate king standing ¾ ;....
Dinara. Archer type. Nimbate king standing ¾ ;. holding bow and arrow, Garuda standard before. Rv. Laxmi seated facing on a lotus. 7.79 grams. BMC Guptas 93. Fine style. Choice Very Fine. (Est. $250-$300)
24 GUPTA EMPIRE. Chandragupta II. AB VF $175.00
GUPTA EMPIRE. Chandragupta II. Dinara. Archer type. Types similar to last. Rv. Double-barred symbol...
Dinara. Archer type. Types similar to last. Rv. Double-barred symbol at upper l. 7.24 grams. Cf.MACW 4796ff. About Very Fine. (Est. $200-$300)
25 SARABHAPURIYAS. Prasannamtra, late 6th Century A.D. GD VF $600.00
SARABHAPURIYAS. Prasannamtra, late 6th Century A.D. Gold Unit. Facing Garuda with outstretched wings,...
Gold Unit. Facing Garuda with outstretched wings, conch at r., other object at l., legend below with conch and trident beneath. 1.32 grams. Indian Museum Catalog 103, cf.MACW p.599. Extremely rare. Very light dirt. Good Very Fine. (Est. $800-$1200)
Categories  •  Coin Galleries December 2004 Ancient Coins Ancient Gold and Electrum Coins Roman Republic
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
26 C. Cestius and L. Norbanus CH EF $6,500.00
C. Cestius and L. Norbanus. Aureus, 44 B.C. Draped bust of Venus r., small head; C. NORBANVS L. CESTIVS...
Aureus, 44 B.C. Draped bust of Venus r., small head; C. NORBANVS L. CESTIVS PR. Rv. Cybele holding patera in r. hand, in biga l. drawn by two lions, S.C. above. 8.05 grams. Craw.491/2, Cal.5b (R2). Well-centered and sharply struck. Choice Extremely Fine. A magnificent and very rare coin. (Est. $6500-$8000)
27 Mark Antony and Octavian CH VF / EF $14,000.00
Mark Antony and Octavian. Aureus, 41 B.C. Asia Minor (Ephesus?). Moneyer M. Barbatius. Bare head of...
Aureus, 41 B.C. Asia Minor (Ephesus?). Moneyer M. Barbatius. Bare head of M. Antony r.; M. ANT. IMP. AVG. III.VIR. R.P.C. M. BARBAT. Q.P. Rv. Bare Octavian head r. with slight beard; CAESAR IMP. PONT. III.VIR. R.P.C. 8.05 grams. Craw.517.1a, S.1180 (R6), Cal.109. Well centered on a full flan, the obverse a bit softly struck as typical for this... (Est. $15000-$20000)  more
28 Octavian CH VF $5,700.00
Octavian. Aureus, ca. 35-28 B.C. Pergamum, Nicomedia or Nicaea. Bare head of Octavian r. in a linear...
Aureus, ca. 35-28 B.C. Pergamum, Nicomedia or Nicaea. Bare head of Octavian r. in a linear circle; anepigraphic. Rv. Victory holding long palm in biga r., no wreath; CAESAR DIVI F. in ex. 7.92 grams. RIC 261 (R3), Cal.185. Light abrasions in the fields. Excellent high-relief portrait. Choice Very Fine. (Est. $6000-$8000)
Categories  •  Coin Galleries December 2004 Ancient Coins Ancient Gold and Electrum Coins Roman Empire
Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
29 Divus Augustus F to VF $3,600.00
Divus Augustus. Aureus, 14 A.D., struck under Tiberius. Lugdunum. Laureate Tiberius head r.; TI. CAESAR...
Aureus, 14 A.D., struck under Tiberius. Lugdunum. Laureate Tiberius head r.; TI. CAESAR DIVI AVG. F. AVGVST. Rv. Laureate head of Divus Augustus r., a six-pointed star above; DIVOS AVGVST. DIVI F. 7.49 grams. RIC (Tiberius) 24 (R3), Cal.311 (R.2). Fine to Very Fine. (Est. $3000-$4000)
30 Tiberius, 14-37 A.D. CH VF $2,400.00
Tiberius, 14-37 A.D. Aureus, 14 B.C.-7 A.D. Lugdunum. Laureate head r.; TI. CAESAR DIVI AVG. F. AVGVSTVS....
Aureus, 14 B.C.-7 A.D. Lugdunum. Laureate head r.; TI. CAESAR DIVI AVG. F. AVGVSTVS. Rv. Female figure (representing Livia?) seated r., holding scepter and branch, throne with plain legs and double exergual line; PONTIF. MAXIM. 7.75 grams. RIC 25, Cal.305d. Small dig in the reverse center field and minor rim file mark. Otherwise, a well-struck coin,... (Est. $2000-$2500)  more
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