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Zeus

(8 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.

Provenance/Pedigrees

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.

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good Very Fine $3,750.00

55390 Order
Achaean League, Patrai

AR Hemidrachm, 2.53g.  15mm.  c.31 B.C.  . Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. Inscritption within wreath.  BCD collection 534. Hoover 58.  Old collection toning

Ex: Auctiones, Basel, Auction 26, 1996, lot 179.

Ex: BCD collection, CNG E-Auction 260, 2011, lot 179.

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Very Fine $200.00

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.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich, Auction 17, 1980, lot 62.
Ex: Künker, Osnabrück, Auction 153, March 14, 2009, lot 8308
Ex: CNG, E Auction 271, January 11, 2012, lot 272.

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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.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Aufhauser, Munich, Auction 16, October 16, 2001, lot 375.

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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


55761 Order
Cappadocia, Tyana, Time of Trajan, 98-117 A.D.

AE 15mm, 2.26g. Humped bull standing to right.  Rev. Zeus seated to left.  Lindgren I, 1733. Lovely green patina.

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Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $475.00

55773 Order
Ptolemy III, 246-222 B.C., 1991 pedigree

AE Dichalkon, 2.68g.  15.5mm. Paphos, Cyprus mint.  Diademed head of Zeus Ammon to right.  Rev. Cult figure of Aphrodite standing; she holds lotus flower to breast with her right hand and poppy or myrtle branches in her left hand.   Lorber B450.  SNG COP 647. Svoronos 1008.  Wieser 108.  Lovely green patina and possibly the finest known example of  this scarce issue.

Provenance/Pedigrees


Ex: Bankhaus Aufhäuser, Munich, Auction 8, October 9, 1991, lot 278
Ex: CNG 57, 2011, lot 702.

 

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Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $2,500.00

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

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Col. James Curtis collection
Ex: Hans Schulman, New York, Auction June 20, 1961, lot 1109.

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Very Fine $850.00

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