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Celtic, Northwest Gaul, Suessiones

AE 27, 2.27g. c.60-25 B.C.  Head of Janus; volutes below; annulets to left and right. Rev. Lion standing to left; annulets above and below.  DT 563. De La Tour 8106. Fine green patina.


Ex: T, Voltz collection, Auctiones, Basel, Auction 25, June 19, 1995, lot 1400.

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Very Fine $435.
Black Sea, Pantikapaion

AR Hemidrachm, 2.61g. 15mm.  c. 370-355 B.C. Head of Pan facing slightly to the left wearing ivy wreath.  Rev. Facing lions scalp.  SNG BM Black Sea 865. SNG Stancomb 551. MacDonald 44.  Rare and unusually well struck and centered for this issue.


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good Very Fine/Extremely Fine $6,750.
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Ionian Island, Samos

AR Diobol, 1.12g. 10mm.  c.398-365 B.C. Facing lion's scalp.   Rev.  Prow of ship (Samaina) to right.   Barron, pl. XXII, 1. Weber 6307.    The Samaina is a bireme ship designed and employed by Samos that is distinguished by an upturned ram in the shape of a boar's head, abbreviated here.   

Rare with lovely toning and among the best known examples.  



Ex: Gorny and Mosch, Munich, Auction 196, 2011, lot 1717.

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Extremely Fine $6,500.
Karian Dynast, Hekatomnos, 392-377 B. C. 2000 ped,

AR Tetrobol, 4.22g. 16mm. Mylasa mint. Forepart of lion to left.  Rev. Star pattern within circular incuse.    SNG Keckman 274. SNG COP 588.  Exceptional quality and struck in high relief; beautiful old collection toining with purple and amber highlights

Ex: Tkalec, Zurich, Auction, February 29, 2000, lot 147.

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Extremely Fine $4,500.
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Lykia, Dynast Mithrapata, c.390-370 B.C.

AR Diobol, 1.36g. 13mm.   Facing lion's head. Rev. Triskelis; astralagos in field.  Müesler VII,82(this coin).  Attractive toning.

Ex: Giessener Münzhandlung, Munich, Auction 79, 1996, lot 253
Ex: Dr. Kaya Sayar( 1933-2024) collection, Munich

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Extremely Fine/about Extremely Fine $1,200.
Kings of Bosporus, Polemon I, Eusebes c.38-37 B.C.

AE 18, 4.65g. Lion leaping to right; star above. Rev. Monogram. MacDonald 230. Brown patina.


Ex: CNG, Auction 299, March 27, 2013, lot 82.

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Very Fine $350.
Cilicia, Anemurium, Maximinus I, 235-238 A.D.

AE 32, 16.23g. Dated year 1= 235/6 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right.  Rev. Constellation Leo;  lion leaping to right with head reverted; star and crescent in field to left.  RPC online, VI, 7011, this coin illustrated.  SNG France 711(dies). BMC 6(reverse only illustrated; same dies).  SNG Levante_.  Ziegler 74.  Attractive brown patina; spectacular qualtiy and among the finest known.

Ex: Triton XIII, January 5, 2010, lot 330.


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Extremely Fine $3,000.
Divus Maximianus under Constantine I, 317-318 A.D.
AE 1/4 Follis, 2.26g. 15mm. DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP. Rome mint. Laureate, and veiled head of Maximianus to right. Rev. MEMORIAE AETERNAE; R T in exergue. Lion walking to right; club above. RIC 120. Scarce and unusually nice for the type; glossy brown patina. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $400.

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