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Apollo

(10 coins)

55886 Order
Macedonian Kings, Philip III-Kassander, c.323-315

AV Stater, 8.61g. 18mm. c.323-315 B.C. Type of Philip II struck under  Philip III- Kassander.  Laureate head of Apollo to right.  Rev. Charioteer driving biga to right; bukranium below.  LeRider, Pella Group IIIA, 522(same dies). SNG ANS 179. Fine style and lustrous.

Provenance/Pedigrees
Ex: Harlan Berk, Chicago, Buy/Bid Sale 110, September 8, 1999, lot 10.
Ex: Nomos, Winter-Spring 2008, 100 Distinctive Coins, # 20.

 

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Mint State $20,000.00

51681 Order
Celtic, Noricum, Croatia
Billon Tetradrachm, 9.47g. 23mm. c.1st cent. B.C. Samobar A type. Stylized head of Apollo to left wearing laurel wreath. Rv. Horse walking to left. Kostial, Lanz 160(obverse die). Gobl, TKN, p. 22,10. hairline flan crack at 2:00 o;clock rev. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $900.00

50851 Order
Akarnania, Akarnanian League

AR Stater, 9.89g. 28 x 25 mm. c.250-200 B.C. magistrate: Lykourgas. The river-god Acheloos represented as a man-headed bull to right. Rv. Apollo seated to left holding bow; monogram to left; EY in ancient graffito in field below Apollo's arm BMC 6. SNG COP 418. BCD 18(dies).small die break on reverse. Attractive old cabinet toning and of exceptional quality.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: EJW, Ltd. E Auction 79, December 10, 2003, lot 32.
Ex: Baldwins, New York Auction 20, January 7, 2009, lot 30.

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Extremely Fine $12,000.00

49366 Order
Troas, Neandria
AR Obol, 0.68g. 4th cent. B.C. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rv. NEAN. Ram standing to right within shallow incuse. SNG von Aulock 7628 var. Klein 318 var. Dark toning and exceptional quality for this issue. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,600.00

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

55371 Order
Seleukid Kings, Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.

AR Tetradrachm, 17.09g. 27mm. Sardes mint, c.261-264 B.C. Diademed head of the deified Antiochos I to right. Rev. Apollo seated to left on omphalos holding a bow and arrow; monograms below. SC 518d. Newell, WSM 1387 and pl. LVI,2(same dies). Magnificent sculptural portrait of the elderly Antiochos I in high relief and with fine toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: E. J. Waddell, E Auction, May 4, 2005, lot 12.
Ex: Manhattan Sale II, New York, Peter Gruber collection, Auction January 4, 2011, lot 69.
Ex: William Rudman collection
Ex: Lebanese family collection, c.1900.

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Extremely Fine $35,000.00

55561 Order
Troas, Kebren

AE 20, 8.55g. c.350-300 B.C. Ram's head to right; eagle below. Rev. Laureate head of Apollo to r. SNG COP 266. Brown patina.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: CNG. Lancaster, PA, E auction 320, February 12, 2004, lot 188.

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Very Fine/good Very Fine $200.00

55676 Order
Lydia, Daldis, Septimius Severus, 193-211 A.D.

AE 33, 23.84g. archon Artemidoros. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Septimius to right. Rev. Apollo seated on left playing lyre and Kybele seated on right playing tympanum. Cf. Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 41, 1970 , lot 415, otherwise probably  unpublished. Dark brown patina with some areas of light corrosion. Rare with less than 10 known examples.

The magistrate Artemidoros is probably the contemporary author known as Artemidoros of Daldis who wrote a treatise, still substantially extant, on the interpretation of dreams. He lived in Ephesus, but his mother was from Daldis.

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Very Fine $1,500.00

55538 Order
Cilicia, Mopsos, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.

AE 37, 27.93g. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. Artemis and Apollo standing side by side. Weber 7175. SNG Levenate _. SNG France_. RPC on line VI, 7168, this coin illustrated. Green patina with some encrustation. Extremely rare; RPC only lists two examples including this coin with the other in the British Museum.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Grün, Hiedelberg, Auction 49, May 20, 2008, lot 95

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Very Fine $975.00

53683 Order
C. Vibius Pansa, c.90 B.C.

AR Denarius, 3.91g. 18mm. PANSA. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. C VIBIVS C F in exergue. Minerva holding spear and trophy in quadriga to right. CR 342/5b. Lightly toned with luster

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: E. E. Clain-Stefanelli collection.

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Extremely Fine $600.00

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