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Greek

A sampling from our inventory


 

Black Sea, Georgia, Kolchis. 1st Century BC. Gold Stater. Linear stylized head r., pellets. Rv: Linear stylized facing chariot, pellets. De la Tour 9377. Extremely rare. EF $6750.00


Jason and the Argonauts journeyed to ancient Kolchis to retrieve the Gold Fleece with the help of Medea.


 

Sicily, SyracuseDionysius, c. 405 BC. HemiDrachm. Head of Arethusa l., dolphin.  Rv: Victory over Quadriga, wheat branch below. ANS 305. Rare. VF+ $975.00

 

Sicily, Tauromenion, c. 274 BC. Drachm. Head of Apollo r., star.  Rv: Tripod. ANS 293. Very rare. Slight graze to cheek, Good VF $2250.00
Ex Bement collection, Navile VI, 1923, Lot 571

 

Arkadia, Arkadian League, 460-450 BC. Hemi-Drachm. Mantinea mint. Zeus Lykaios seated left. Rv: Head of Kallisto left. HGCS 915. Very rare. Good VF $1875.00


Williams, ANS 1965, #237D O154/R148 (this coin); Ex Herbert Cahn collection

Thessaly, Trikka, 425-400 BC. HemiDrachm. Thessalos with forepart of a bull. Rv: Forepart of Horse. BCD Thessaly 781. Very rare. Good VF $675.00
Ex Demetriadi collection.


Boeotia, Thebes, 426-395 BC. Stater. Boeotian shield. Rv: Amphora, bunch of grapes. BMC 76; s.2384. Good VF $375.00


 

Aegina, 456-431 BC. Stater. Tortoise. Rv: Skew incuse. Millbank 2.12. Good VF $3750.00


Attica, Athens, c. 550 BC. Hemi-obol. Civic mint. Pomegranate. Rv: Incuse punch. Seltman Group D pl.4. Extremely rare. Choice. VF+ $1350.00


From the earliest coinage of Athens

 


Attica, Athens, c. 425 BC. Tetradrachm. Helmeted Athena l. Rv: Owl r., olive sprig. s.2526 Lovely EF $2250.00

 

 

Siris, c. 520-500 BC. Stater. Satyr, standing nude and erect, holding the hand of an inviting Nymph facing slightly away, her chiton slipped around her waist over her bare bottom. Rv: Large square shallow incuse with linear cross. Svoronos, Plate VII, #22 (same dies). Very rare. EF $18,750.00

Ex Numismatic Ars Classica

An exceptional example, superb archaic style, of great charm and lascivious amusement..


Samos, c. 200 BC. Tetrobol. Lion scalp facing. Rv: Forepart Bull left. Barron 225, BMC 180. Rare. EF $1650.00


Carian Islands, Rhodes, 280-250 BC. DiDrachm. Helios. Rv: Rose, with bud. Anchor. S.5049. aEF $975.00


 

Macedon, Perseus, 179-168 BC. Tetrobol. Facing head of Helios. Rv: Rose. Hermaios magistrate. Keckman 793. Superb $750.00


Issued to pay Cretan mercenaries during the third Macedonian war.

 


Macedon, Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm. Pella mint, 343-336 BC. Head of Zeus r. Rv: Youth on horseback r. LeRider 256. Lovely example of a rare lifetime coinage. Slight edge ding. aEF $1750.00

Macedon, Alexander III, the Great, 336-323 BC. Tetradrachm. Babylon mint, 325-323 BC. Head of Hercules r. Rv: Zeus enthroned. Pr.3650. Lovely example of a rare lifetime coinage. EF $1350.00


 


 

 

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