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Lion

(9 coins)

55891 Order
Lydia, Alyattes-Kroisos, c.620-539 B.C.

EL Hemihekte (1/12 Stater), 1.18g. 7.5mm.   Sardes mint.  Lion head to right.  Rev. Incuse.  Weidauer, Group XVI,90.  SNG von Aulock 2871-2.  Toned with old collector envelope from 1969.

Provenance/Pedigrees:

Ex: Leu Numismatik, Zurich, Auction 71, October 24, 1997, lot 223.
Ex: Tom Cederlind, Portand,  Auction 117, September 28, 1999, lot 604.

 

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good Very Fine $1,500.00

55513 Order
Italy, Lucania, Velia, ex: Ratto, MM, Leu
AR Drachm, 3.88g. 17x11mm.. c.510-465 B.C. Forepart of a lion to right devouring a stag's leg. Rev. Incuse square. Williams 16a(this coin). Lightly toned. An unusually well struck example in high relief and with the clearly defined prey that the lion is devouring.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Rudolfo Ratto, Lugano, October 9, 1934, lot 35, collection of an anonymous American
Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 36, May 7, 1985, lot 28
Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 76, September 19, 1991, lot 665. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $4,500.00


53906 Order
Sicily, Leontini
AR Didrachm, 8.69g. 22mm. c.475-470 B.C. Nude horseman holding goad and reins riding to right. Rev. Lion's head with open mouth and protruding tongue to right; four barley corns and ethnic inscription around. Rizzo, pl. 22,11(obv. die). SNG ANS 207(obv. die). Boehringer, Leontini, 11-13. Rare in this quality with lovely old toning and an unusually good strike.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Hubert Lanz, Munich, Auction 92, June 4, 1999, lot 143. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine $7,500.00


55870 Order
Ionian Islands, Samos, ex: Sir Herman Weber et al.

AR Drachm, 3.52g. 13mm. c.510-500 B.C. Forepart of winged boar to left. Rev. Facing lion's head within shallow incuse square. Barron 39a(this coin). An excellent archaic coin of unusually good qualtiy; lovely old cabinet toning.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Sir Herman Weber collection, published London, 1926, #6296
Ex: Robert Carfrae collection, Sotheby, London, Auction July 8, 1901, lot 30(multiple lot attested by Weber).
Ex: Edward J Waddell, Ltd. List 25, 1986, lot 37.

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about Extremely Fine $6,850.00

55067 Order
Lydia, Sardes, Kroisos, c.564-539 B.C.
AR Stater, 10.60g. 20x15mm. Foreparts of a lion and a bull confronting. Rev. Two incuse punches. SNG von Aulock 2873. Rosen 662. Lightly toned and well struck See more detailed image
Very Fine $5,500.00

55068 Order
Lydia, Sardes, Kroisos, c.564-539 B.C.
AR Half Stater, 5.00g. 14x13mm. Foreparts of a lion and a bull confronting. Rev. Incuse punch. SNG von Aulock 2877. Toned; some light porosity. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $1,600.00

55836 Order
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.

Provenance/Pedigrees

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

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Very Fine $435.00

55549 Order
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.

Provenance/Pedigrees

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

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Very Fine $350.00

55175 Order
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 $400.00

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