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Zeus

(11 coins)

55085 Order
Celtic, Danubian, Ex: Pozzi and Cahn
AR Tetradrachm, 13.56g. 23mm. c.2nd century B.C. "Audoleon type". Stylized laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Stylized horseman to right wearing plumed helmet; pellet below; counter-stamp of triskeles below horse. Pozzi (Boutin) 100 (this coin). Kostial 704-705. Fine Celtic style and lovely old cabinet toning. The reverse die is particularly well detailed with even the horse's teeth being visible in the open mouth.

Ex: Pozzi collection, Naville, Lucerne, Auction 1, March 14, 1921, lot 30.
Ex: Adolph Cahn, Frankfurt, Auction 60, July 2, 1928, lot 2229.
Ex: Adolph Cahn, Frankfurt, Auction 75, May 30, 1932, lot 235. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $3,750.00


54874 Order
Celtic, Pannonia
AR Tetradrachm, 12.68g. 22mm. c.2nd-1st centuries B.C. "Zweigarm type." Stylized head of Zeus to right. Rev. Rider to left holding branch. Kostial 589. Göbl, Ostkelten 589. Toned; a few light See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $1,500.00

55566 Order
Macedonian Kings, Alexander III, (336-323 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm, 16.42g. 35.5mm. Posthumous issue struck at Aeolis, Temnos c.188-170 B.C. Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and eagle; oinochoe and grapes in field to left. Price 1678. Toned.

Ex: CNG E auction 260, 2011, lot 224. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $575.00


55571 Order
Macedonian Kings, Alexander III, (336-323 B.C.)
AR Tetradrachm, 16.46g. 32mm. Posthumous issue struck at Karia, Alabanda, dated year 5= 163/162 B.C. Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and eagle; Pegasus in field to left; E(year 5) under throne. Price 2464. Cohen, Dated Coins 311; some die wear on the reverse.

Ex: CNG, E Auction 303, 2013, lot 49. See more detailed image
good Very Fine/Very Fine $420.00


55587 Order
Macedonian Kings, Alexander III, dated issue
AR Tetradrachm, 16.42g. 32mm. Posthumous issue struck at Lycia, Phaeselis, dated year 10= 209/208 B.C. Head of Herakles to right wearing lion's skin. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and eagle; date and "phi" in field to left. Price 2847. Heipp-Tamer 218ff. Müseler, plate 9,18{this coin); light scratch in exergue on rev. Lovely toning

Ex: Münzentrum, Köln, Auction 88,1997, lot 137.
Ex: Peus, Frankfurt, Auction 360, 1999, lot 132. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,200.00


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


55564 Order
Aeolis, Aegae
AR Tetradrachm, 16.81g. 32mm. c.160-150 B.C. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Zeus standing to left holding eagle and scepter; monogram in field to left; oak wreath around. SNG von Aulock 1594. SNG COP 6. Attractive style and toning.

Ex: Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich, Auction 17, 1980, lot 62.
Ex: Künker, Osnabrück, Auction 153, 2009, lot 8308
Ex: CNG, E Auction 271, 2012, lot 272. See more detailed image
Very Fine $2,650.00


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


51565 Order
Lydia, Uncertain satrap, Gamerses, c.400-350 B.C.
AE 14, 1.69g. Head of Gamerses(?) to right wearing short hair with long braid, earring, and necklace. Rv. Zeus standing to left; star in field to left. Klein 563. Excellent portrait and fine green patina.

Gamerses is otherwise unknown except for his coinage. His name appears on the reverse of this coin and it is likely that it is his portrait on the obverse. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $750.00


53076 Order
Lydia, Hypaepa, Plautilla, 202-205 A.D.
AE 29, 15.62g. Draped bust of Plautilla to right; counter-stamp with cult statue of Artemis. Rev. Cult statues of Artemis and Zeus standing side by side. SNG COP 198. Howgego 233 for counter-stamp. Rare and with a bluish-green patina.

Ex: Peter Vogel collection, Helios, Munich, Auction 5, June 25, 2010, lot 800 See more detailed image
Very Fine $700.00


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

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