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Palm tree

(3 coins)

55655 Order
Siculo-Punic, Entella, Ex: White, Ars Classica, et
AR Tetradrachm, 16.80g. 25.5mm. c.320-300 B.C. Head of Arethusa/ Persephone to left with her hair wreathed with corn; she wears pearl necklace and triple-pendant earring; four dolphins around. Rev. Spirited horse head to left; palm tree behind; Punic inscription below. Jenkins 142, this coin listed. SNG Lloyd 1631(obverse die). Fine style and on an unusually full flan; toned and with an impressive pedigree

Ex: Professor L. White King, Sotheby, April 22, 1909, lot 262 and plate III (purchased by the well known Parisian dealer Feurdent for 14/10 GBP
Ex: Ars Classcia, Lucerne, Auction XIV., July 2, 1929, lot 150.
Ex: Ars Classica, Lucerne, Auction XVI, July 3, 1933, lot 921.
Ex: UBS, Zurich, Auction 57, September 15, 2003, lot 344.
Ex: Peus, Frankfurt, Auction 396, November 5, 2008, lot 190. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $13,500.00


51391 Order
Pisida, Antioch, Gordian III, 238-244 A.D.
AE 32. 23.89g. 32 mm. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rv. Two victories inscribing shield SR on palm tree; two captives below. SNG BN 1236. Brown patina. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $800.00

55001 Order
Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 A.D.
AE Sestertius, 25.67g. 33mm. 166 A.D. M AVREL ANOTNINVS AVG GERM. Laureate head of the emperor to right. Rev. TR POT XX IMP IIII COS III S C. Victory inscribing shield VIC PAR on palm tree. RIC 931. Lovely green patina.

The portrait very strongly resembles that of Lucius Verus, but with the legend for Aurelius. Perhaps there was a mixup at the mint with coins for both rulers being produced at this time. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $5,250.00

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