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Tripod

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Italy, Bruttium, Kroton; ex: Naville 1926

AR Stater, 7.64g. 28mm. c.530-500 B.C. Tripod on ornamented base with feet terminating in lion's feet; three handles; two snakes rising from bowl.  Rev. Incuse tripod with the snakes, handles, and base rendered in relief.   SNG ANS 233.  HN, Italy 2075. Antike Kunst , 1967, pl. 52,450 (this coin).  Fine old collection toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees
Ex: Naville, Ars Classica, Lucerne, Auction XII, October 18, 1926, lot 560.
Ex: Kricheldorf, Stuttgart, Auction XIII, September 23, 1963, lot 27.

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good Very Fine/Extremely Fine $5,750.00
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Macedon, Olynthos(Chalcidean League)

AR Diobol, 1.11g. 10mm.  c.370-360 B.C. Laureate head of Apollo to right.  Rev. Tripod. Robinson pl.XIII, Pa. Fine style and toned. Rare.

Provenance/Pedigree
Ex: EJW Ltd inventory # 42944  and acquired from Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, May 12, 2004.

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Very Fine $750.00
Karia, Knidos

AR Tetrobol, 2.55g. 13mm. magistrate: Kydosthenes, c.250-210 B.C. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right; bow and quiver behind. Rev. Tripod. SNG COP 291(dies). Attractive toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Tkalec, Zurich, Auction, October 23, 1992, lot 130.
Ex: Lanz, Munich, Auction 131, November 27, 2006, lot 234.

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Extremely Fine $750.00
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Macedon, Thessalonica, Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE 25, 10.12g. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right.  Rev. Apollo leaning on snake entwined column to left; he holds bow in left hand; tripod and prize crown to left;  Greek abbreviated inscription,"Pythi" in field referring to the Pythian games.  SNG ANS 888. Remarkable quality.

The Pythian games referenced here on the reverse originated at Delphi in honor of Apollo whose temple and oracle were located there.  Other cities copied these games and referred to them on their coins.

Provenance/Pedigree:
Ex: Gemini VI, NY, Auction, January 9, 2011, lot 816

 

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Extremely Fine $1,250.00
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Phrygia, Hyrgaleis, Severus Alexander, 222-235

AE 28, 10.67g.   Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right.  Rev. Apolllo standing to right holding lyre resting on tripod with left hand and plectrum in right.  He faces Artemis standing to left holding bow in left hand and arrow in right hand; stag at feet.  SNG von Aulock 376-7. RPC on line, vol. VI,  5662.3 (this coin illustrated and the only example listed outside of museums).  Attractive medium brown patina.

Provenance/Pedigrees:
Ex: Hirsch, 175, Sept. 23,1992, lot 1199.
Ex: Peter Vogel collection, Helios 5, 2010, lot 933.

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about Extremely Fine $1,350.00

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