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Ram

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Troas, Kebren, pedigreed to 2000

AR Obol, 0.54g. 8mm. c.500-450 B.C. Ram's head to left. Rv. Incuse. Demeester 94(this coin). Klein 312. Weber 5350.  Dark toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees
 
Ex: Hauck & Aufhauser, Munich, Auction 15, March 21-22, 2000, lot 161
Ex: NAC, Zürich, Auction 82, May 20, 2015, lot 160
This coin published: Anne Demeester, Les Animaux Et La Monnaie Grecque,#94.
 
 
 
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about Extremely Fine $1,250.
Troas, Neandria, pedigreed to 2011

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.

Provenance/Pedigrees: 

Ex: Lanz, Munich, Auction 151, June 30, 2011, lot 433

 

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Extremely Fine $1,500.
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.
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Alexandria, Antoninus Pius, Rv. Aries, ex: Dattari

AE Drachm, 27.76g.  34mm. Dated year 8= 144/145 A.D.  Zodiac series, Mars in Aries.  Laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right.  Rev. Ram leaping to right with head reverted; helmeted and cuirassed bust of Ares(Mars) and star above.  Dattari 2958(this coin). Geissen 1898. Fine brown patina.   Rare and among the finest known examples.  This coin was photographed in the 1901 edition of the Dattari collection to illustrate the Zodiac type; very few coins were illustrated from the massive collection in the original edition to illustrate the types.

Provenance/Pedigree:

Ex: Dattari collection, 2958 and plate XXVI in the 1901 edition.
Ex: Münz Zentrum, Köln collection and published, Ludwig Lehr, "Beschreibung und Bedeutung der zwölf Tierkreiszeichen auf den Grossbronzen von Alexandria unter der Regierung des Antoninus Pius" in  Helvetische Münzenzeitung, Thun 1971, page 7(reverse illustrated).

 

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about Extremely Fine $35,000.
Augustus, 27 B.C.-14 A.D. ex: MM, 1977

AR Denarius, 3.82g. 19mm. Uncertain Eastern mint, c.17 B.C. CAESAR. Bare-head of Augustus to right surrounded by an oak wreath. Rev. AVGVST. Candelabrum ornamented with rams ' heads and crescent; patera and bucrania within wreath. RIC 540. BMC 684. The portrait is struck in very high relief and with unusually good centering; attractive light toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 53, November 29, 1977, lot 253.

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Extremely Fine $12,500.

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