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Lion

(6 coins)

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.

Ex: Rudolfo Ratto, Lugano, October 9, 1934, lot 35, collection of an anonymous American
Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 36, 1985, lot 28
Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 76, 1991, 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.

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


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

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.

Ex: CNG, Auction 299, 2013, lot 82. See more detailed image
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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