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SINCONA Auction 17  -  21.05.2014 13:30
Ancient Coins & Seals

# 1–20 of 522

CELTIC COINAGE | GALLIA | Sequani

Lot 1
Potin 80/50. mint in the area of Besancon Realistic male head to l. with diadem or laurel indicated by two lines and ear-ring. A DOCI in hair. Rev. Horse leaping to l., tail in form of a large S. 3.58 g. HMZ 1-60. DT. 3252. LT. 5542. Good very fine.
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Lot 2
Potin "à la grosse tête" c. 50. mint in the area of Besancon Head to l. with double diadem, recessed eye and pellet in mouth. Rev. Steer charging to l. over exergual line, long tail. 4.14 g. HMZ 1-58. LT 5368. SLM 806. Scheers, Lyon 548. DT 3088A. Very fine.
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CELTIC COINAGE | GALLIA | Boii

Lot 3
Gold stater 1st cent. BC. Convex surface with traces of ornament on the outside edge. Rev. Shell with fine rays emanating from a central point. 6.93 g. Castelin 1123. Paulsen 320-322. Good very fine.
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CELTIC COINAGE | GERMANIA | Vindelici

Lot 4
Gold Stater ("Regenbogenschüsselchen") c. 125/115-50/30. Bird's head to l., beak between two pellets. Rev. Six pellets in torques, some connected with thin lines. 7.06 g. Kellner 1962. Lanz Coll. 5. Forrer I, fig. 5. Very fine.

Ex Auction G. Hirsch, Munich. 8. 3. 1971, Lot 4.
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Lot 5
Gold Stater ("Regenbogenschüsselchen") c.1st cent. BC. Raised buckle (perhaps bird's head?). Rev. Six pellets in torques. 7.81 g. Kellner Type II?. Fine-about very fine.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | CAMPANIA | Cales

Lot 6
Didrachm c. 265-240. Head of Athena to l., wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin; cornucopia behind. Rev. Nike in biga galloping to l., holding reins in both hands, CALENO below. 6.94 g. H.N. 434. Sambon 886. SNG France 432. About very fine.

Purchased from Dietrich, Zurich, 1979.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | CAMPANIA | Neapolis

Lot 7
Didrachm c. 400. Head of Nymph Parthenos to l., wearing diadem and triple pendant earring. Pegasos? on r. Rev. Androcephalic bull to r., Nike above holding wreath over bull's head. In exergue (NEA)ΛΟΛI(TΩN). 7.36 g. Sambon 503. SNG Cop. Cf. 92. Good very fine.

Ex Auction Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. 280, Frankfurt a. M. 30. 10. 1972. Lot 3.
Ex Collection Locker Lampson 8.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | APULIA | Ausculum

Lot 8
Quadrunx (Aes Grave) c. 217/212. Letter A; below, four pellets. Rev. Thunderbolt. 36.20 g. Sydenham Aes Grave 166. Thurlow-Vecchi 174. Historia Numorum Italy 656a. Extremely rare. Extremely fine.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | CALABRIA | Tarentum

Lot 9
Didrachm 460/443. TAPA… Phalantos seated l. on dolphin, holding file in r. hand, shrimp below. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras seated to l. holding spindle and staff. 7.83 g. Vlasto 201 (this specimen). NNM 15, 24a (this specimen). Rare. Good very fine.

Ex Auction Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. 280, Frankfurt a. M. 30. 10. 1972. Lot 8.
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Lot 10
Drachm 280/272. Helmeted head of Athena to l. Rev. Owl standing on thunderbolt to r. 3.20 g. Vlasto 1068. HN Italy 1018. Rare. Very fine.

Purchased in Zurich 1975.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | LUCANIA | Metapontum

Lot 11
Stater c. 530. MET Ear of corn. Border of dots. Rev. Incuse. 7.48 g. BMC 3. Noe 16. Good very fine.

Ex Auction Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. 280, Frankfurt a. M. 30. 10. 1972. Lot 21.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | LUCANIA | Sybaris

Lot 12
Nomos c. 550/510. Bull standing to l., head turned r., branch above, VM in exergue. Rev. Incuse bull standing to r., head to l. 7.16 g. Fabricius class A, fig. 4. HN Italy 1729. SNG ANS 828-44. Very fine.

Ex Dr. Busso Peus Nachf., Frankfurt a. M. August 1972.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | LUCANIA | Velia

Lot 13
Didrachm 280/260. Head of Athena to l. wearing Attic helmet decorated with griffin, A above, IE? In square tablet behind neck guard. Rev. YEΛITΩΝ Lion attacking stag to l. 7.34 g. SNG Cop. 1591 (identical dies). BMC 111. Franke-Hirmer pl. 80. Extremely fine.

Ex Auction Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. 280, Frankfurt a. M. 30. 10. 1972. Lot 35.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | BRUTTIUM | Rhegion

Lot 14
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | SICILY | Akragas

Lot 15
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | SICILY | Gela

Lot 16
Tetradrachm c. 430/425. Charioteer driving slow quadriga to r. and holding reins and kentron; wreath above. Rev. Forepart of androcephalic bull to r.; fish below. 17.05 g. Jenkins 394. SNG ANS 78. Very fine.

Ex Dombrowski September 1972.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | SICILY | Leontinoi

Lot 17
Tetradrachm c. 466/402. Laureate head of Apollo to r. Rev. ΛEON-N-T-I-NO-N Head of lion r. with open jaw, around four grains. 15.32 g. SNG ANS 228. SNG Cop. 347. Hoover 667. Very fine.

Ex Dombrowski September 1972.
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Lot 18
Tetradrachm c. 430. Laureate head of Apollo to l. Rev. ΛΕΟ-Ν-ΤΙ-ΝΟΝ Lion's head surrounded by three barley corns and a leaf. 17.29 g. Rizzo pl. XXIV, 4 (identical dies). Hoover 671. Boehringer 1998, 55. Uncirculated.

From an old Swiss collection.
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COINS OF THE GREEK WORLD | SICILY | Syracuse

Lot 19
Tetradrachm 485/475. Slow quadriga to r., Nike to r. crowns horses. Standing charioteer holds reins in l. hand. Kentron in r. hand. Rev. ΣVRΑΚΟΣΙ-ΟΝ Head of Arethusa r. with pearl diadem and pearl necklace. Four dolphins in field. 16.87 g. Boehringer 102. Randazzo 258. Good very fine.

Ex Dombrowski September 1972.
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Lot 20
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