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Thunderbolt

(12 coins)

54871 Order
Sicily, Syracuse, Hieronymos, 215-214 B.C.
AR 5 Litra, 4.26g. 18mm. Diademed head of Hieronymos to left. Rev. Winged thunderbolt; "Xi" A and "of King Hieronymos" in Greek above and below. Holloway 60(dies). Scarce denomination; Holloway only lists 6 examples all from the same set of dies in this series. Lightly toned and in excellent quality for this issue.

Ex: A.D. M. Collection, NAC, Zurich, Auction P, 2005, lot 1284. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $2,650.00


55353 Order
Achaean League, Elis
AR Hemidrachm, 2.34g. 17mm. c.45-30 B.C. magistrate: Kallippos. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Achaean League monogram; FA in field to left for Elis; winged thunderbolt below; wreath around. BCD Peloponnesos 691. HGC 5,541. Lovely old cabinet toning; excellent style and struck in high relief.

Ex: Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich, Auction 50, 1990, lot 307.
Ex: CNG, Lancaster, Auction 91, September 19, 2012,m lot 203.
Ex: Matthew Curtis collection, San Diego See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,500.00


53774 Order
Kings of Mauretania, Juba II, 25 B.C.- 23 A.D.
AR Denarius, 2.43g. 19mm. REX IVBA. Diademed head of Juba to right. Rev. Eagle standing on thunderbolt with spread wings; scepter to right, Mazard 204. SNG COP 583. Rare and with lovely old cabinet toning.

Ex: Blaser-Frey, Fribourg, Germany, Auction 15, 1966, lot 1453. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine/about Extremely Fine $2,200.00


51610 Order
Thrace, Deultum, Caracalla, 198-217 A.D. pedigree
AE 25, 10.54g. Laureate and cuirassed bust of the mature Caracalla to right. Rv. Zeus standing to right holding scepter and thunderbolt.. Jurukova 7. Die break on obverse; green and brown patina. Exceptional quality and virtually as struck.

Ex: Aufhauser, Munich, Auction 16, 2001, lot 375. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,000.00


53408 Order
Alexandria, Hadrian, 117-138 A.D. ex: Curtis
AE Drachm. 22.14g. 34mm. Dated: Year 19= 134/5 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and thunderbolt; eagle below. Koln_. Dattari 1876. Dark brown patina. Scarce

Ex: Col. James Curtis collection
Ex: Hans Schulman, New York, Auction June 20, 1961, lot 1109. See more detailed image
Very Fine $850.00


55122 Order
Anonymous, Quadrigatus
AR Quadrigatus or Didrachm, 6.70g. 24mm. c.225-214 B.C. Laureate head of Janus. Rv. ROMA on tablet incuse in exergue. Jupiter holding scepter and thunderbolt being driven to right by Victory in quadriga. CR 28/3. RBW 67. Lustrous with light toning and on a large flan. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine/about Extremely Fine $2,000.00

51405 Order
Anonymous, Quadrigatus
AR Quadrigatus or Didrachm, 6.76g. 20mm. c.225-214 B.C. Laureate head of Janus. Rv. ROMA in exergue. Jupiter holding scepter and thunderbolt being driven to right by Victory in quadriga. CR 28/3. Lightly toned with luster

Ex: Dr. Busso Peus, Frankfurt, Auction: 304, 1982, lot 197 See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine $2,000.00


54825 Order
L. Licinius Macer, 84 B.C.
AR Denarius, 3.86g. 19mm. Diademed head of Vejovis to left hurling a thunderbolt. Rev. LICINIVS L F MACER in exergue. Minerva with spear and shield in quadriga to right. CR 354/1. Syd. 732. Lustrous with light toning.

Ex: Roberto Russo collection, NFA, Beverly Hills, Auction XXVII, December 4, 1991, lot 417. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,250.00


53586 Order
M. Plaetorius Cestianus, c.57 B.C.
AR Denarius, 4.07g. 18mm. CESTIANVS S C. Helmeted female bust to right with attributes of Minerva, Isis, Victory, and Diana; cornucopia in front. Rev. M PLAETORIVS M F AED CVR. Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt. Lustrous and toned

Ex: Stoecklin collection, Switzerland, purchased from Münzen und Medaillen, Basel before 1975; with old collector ticket. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,000.00


54139 Order
Rome- thunderbolt/ dolphin
AE Cast Triens, 83.24g. 45mm. c.240 B.C., Thunderbolt and four pellets. Rev. Dolphin to right; sickle above; four pellets below. CR 25/6. Vecchi 50. T/V 38. Scarce type with sickle symbol and of choice quality. Fine green patina.

Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 9, 1996, lot 457. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $4,500.00


54658 Order
Rome- thunderbolt/dolphin and sickle
AE Cast Triens, 87.58g. 47mm. c.240 B.C., Thunderbolt and four pellets. Rev. Dolphin to right; sickle above; four pellets below. CR 25/6. T/V 38. Vecchi 50. Scarce type with sickle symbol and of choice quality. Green patina with some encrustation

Ex: EJW, Ltd, inventory, May, 1996. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $4,500.00


54900 Order
Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.
AE Dupondius, 10.35g. 24mm. Rome, 231- 235 A.D. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG. Radiate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. IOVI PROPVGNATOR S C. Jupiter standing to right hurling thunderbolt with right hand and holding eagle on left hand. RIC 636. Green patina with some red areas

Ex: Dr. Klaus Berthold collection, Munich, 1941-2015. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,250.00

 

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