Pre-Long Beach Auction #78

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Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

Closed Auction
Jan 28, 2014 America/Los_Angeles

Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc. Pre-Long Beach Auction #78

Tuesday Jan 28, 2014 09:00 to 17:00 America/Los_Angeles America/Los_Angeles
Last date for bids: 
Tuesday Jan 28, 2014 09:00 Europe/London

Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers are proud to present, among other numismatic material, in The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction #78, the following topics:

Ancient coinage (including Greek, Roman - Republican and Imperial, Visigothic, Byzantine and large lots).

World gold coins.

World crowns and minors.

Showing 1 - 25 of 1325
Lot 2292 - ancient greek coinage  -  Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc. Pre-Long Beach Auction #78

Lot #2292 - ancient greek coinage

Celtic Coinage, Danube Region. Imitating Philip II of Macedon. Ca. 2nd Century BC. Silver Tetradrachms. Imitating Philip II of Macedon. Chinless Type. Diademed head of Zeus right, chinless. Reverse: Rider on horseback right. OTA 244/5. Kostial 554. All of excellent metal with light grey teoning. Coins grade Very Fine and better. Lot of 10 coins.
Estimated Value $4,000 - 5,000.

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Lot #2293 - ancient greek coinage

Calabria, Taras. Silver Nomos (6.5 g), ca. 280-272 BC. Zo…, Neyme…, and Poly…, magistrates. Nude youth on horseback right crowning with wreath; in fields, magistrates' names ZΩ and NEY/MH. Reverse TAPAΣ, Phalanthos, holding helmet, riding dolphin left; in fields flanking, stars; behind, magistrate's name ΠOΛY. Vlasto 739-49; HN Italy 1006. Nicely toned. Choice Very Fine.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.

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Lot #2294 - ancient greek coinage

Sicily, Himera. Silver Stater (8.0 g), ca. 480-470 BC. HIMERA, cock standing left. Reverse Crab within shallow incuse circle. Cf. Westermark 37-46 (O9/R-; rev. die not recorded); SNG ANS 157 (same obv. die); SNG Lloyd 1012 (same obv. die). Traces of luster present, lightly toned. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,300.

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Lot #2295 - ancient greek coinage

Sicily, Messana. Silver Tetradrachm (16.8 g), 412-408 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving biga of bules left; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath, and holding fillet. Reverse MEΣΣANION, hare springing right; below, hippocamp left. Caltabiano series XVA, 599 (D215/R231); SNG ANS 380 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1108 (same dies); SNG Lockett 833 (same dies); Rizzo pl. XXVII, 1 (same dies). Delectely toned...

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Lot #2296 - ancient greek coinage

Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. Gold Dekadrachm (2.8g), 317-289 BC. Ca. 305-289 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left. Reverse Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping biga right; below horses, triskeles; in exergue, Φ. Bérend pl. 9, 13; SNG ANS 706; Jameson 859. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $700 - 800.

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Lot #2297 - ancient greek coinage

Macedon, under Roman rule. First Meris. Silver Tetradrachm (16.8 g), ca. 167-148 BC. Amphipolis. Macedonian shield with central boss depicting diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Reverse MAKEΔONΩN ΠPΩTHΣ, club; above, monogram; all within oak-wreath; to left, thunderbolt. AMNG III/1 159; SNG Ashmolean 3290. Lustrous and lightly toned. Superb Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $600 - 700....

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Lot #2298 - ancient greek coinage

Macedon, under Roman rule. First Meris. Silver Tetradrachm (16.9 g), ca. 167-148 BC. Amphipolis. Macedonian shield with central boss depicting diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Reverse MAKEΔONΩN ΠPΩTHΣ, club; above, monogram; below, two monograms; all within oak-wreath; to left, thunderbolt. AMNG III/1 40; SNG Ashmolean 3299. Lightly toned. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $600 - 700....

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Lot #2299 - ancient greek coinage

Macedon, under Roman rule. First Meris. Silver Tetradrachm (16.7 g), ca. 167-148 BC. Amphipolis. Macedonian shield with central boss depicting diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Reverse MAKEΔONΩN ΠPΩTHΣ, club; above, monogram; all within oak-wreath; to left, thunderbolt. AMNG III/1 159; SNG Ashmolean 3290. Nicely toned. Very Fine.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.

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Lot #2300 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Philip II. Gold Stater (8.5 g), 359-336 BC. Lampsakos, ca. 323-315 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse ΦIΛIΠΠOY in exergue, charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping biga right; below, facing head of Helios and AΠ monogram. Le Rider pl. 93, 54; SNG ANS -. Well struck and perfectly centered. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $5,000 - 6,000.

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Lot #2301 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Philip II. Silver Tetradrachm (14.3 g), 359-336 BC. Amphipolis, ca. 316-311 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right. Reverse ΦIΛIΠ-ΠOY, youth on horseback right, holding palm branch; below horse's belly, aplustre; below raised foreleg, Π-pellet monogram. Le Rider pl. 46, 18; Troxell grp. 9, 323–5; SNG ANS 738–46. Nicely toned. We note some horn silver expertly removed on the reverse at 2 o'clock. Extremely Fine....

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Lot #2302 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Gold Stater (8.6 g), 336-323 BC. Babylon, ca. 315-311 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with coiled serpent. Reverse [B]A-ΣIΛEΩΣ [AΛ]EΞANΔPOY, Nike standing facing, head left, holding wreath and stylis; in left field, head of satyr left; in right field, monogram in wreath. Price 3735. A superbly detailed example struck in very high relief. Beautiful rose...

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Lot #2303 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III, 'the Great', 336-323 BC. Gold Stater (8.5g), 336 BC. Lifetime Issue, struck at Lampsacus 328-323 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet adorned with coiled serpent. Reverse: AΛEΘANΔPOY, Nike standing facing, head left, holding wreath and stylis; in left field, forepart of two horses. Price 1358c. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 3,500.

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Lot #2304 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Gold Stater (8.6 g), 336-323 BC. Salamis, or. Uncertain mint in western asia. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with coiled serpent. Reverse AΛEΞANΔPO[Y], Nike standing facing, head left, holding wreath and stylis; in left field, spear head. Price 3137; Troxell grp. I, 4 (dies 4/4c). Very Fine.
Estimated Value $2,500 - 3,000.

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Lot #2305 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Gold Stater (8.5 g), 336-323 BC. Tyre, ca. 290-286 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with coiled serpent. Reverse AΛEΞANΔP[OY], Nike standing facing, head left, holding wreath and stylis; in left field, two monograms. Price -, but cf. 3538 for same controls on a tetradrachm); Hersh, Tyrus -. Fine.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot #2306 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (17.1 g), 336-323 BC. Pella, ca. 323-315 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headress. Reverse AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, bee atop a rose. Price 206. Well struck in high relief. Superb quality metal. Nearly Mint State.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,500.

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Lot #2307 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (17.3 g), 336-323 BC. Soli, ca. 325/3-319/8 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headress. Reverse AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, prow. Price 3094; Troxell 7. Boldly struck in extremely high relief! Fabulous style and sound metal. Superb Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot #2308 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (17.2 g), 336-323 BC. Pella, ca. 323-315 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headress. Reverse [A]ΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, bee atop a rose. Price 206. Lovely style. Sharply struck on an excellent planchet. Nearly Mint State.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot #2309 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (15.8 g), 336-323 BC. Tarsos, posthumously under. Philip III. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headress. Reverse BAΣIΛEΩ[Σ] AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, Nike flying right above caduceus; below throne, EΠ monogram and Θ. Price 3047; Newell 53. Lustrous and delicately toned. Superb Extremely Fine.
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Lot #2310 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (17.1 g), 336-323 BC. Amphipolis, ca. 317-305 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headress. Reverse AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, Λ above torch; below throne, HΓ monogram. Price 445; Ehrhardt 29. Choice Very Fine.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.

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Lot #2311 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (16.5 g), 336-323 BC. Aspendos, year 14 (ca. 199/8 BC). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress; countermark: Seleukid anchor within oval incuse. Reverse AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceepter; in left field, AΣ above IΔ. Price 2893. Choice Very Fine.
Estimated Value $600 - 700.

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Lot #2312 - ancient greek coinage

Macedonian Kingdom. Alexander III 'the Great'. Silver Tetradrachm (16.6 g), 336-323 BC. Odessos, ca. 120-90 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Reverse [BA]ΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; in left field, ΔH; below throne, city monogram. Price 1179; Callataÿ grp. 1, dies D2/R1; Topalov 66. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,200.

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Lot #2313 - ancient greek coinage

Paeonian Kingdom. Patraos. Silver Tetradrachm (12.7 g), 335-315 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right. Reverse [Π]A-[T]PA-[O]Y, warrior on horseback right, riding down enemy below with lance; in lower left field, kantharos. Peykov E2170; cf. NRBM Paeonia 43-4 (symbol; same obv. die); Paeonian Hoard 195 (same obv. die); SNG ANS 1032 (same obv. die). Lightly toned. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.

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Lot #2314 - ancient greek coinage

Thracian Kingdom. Lysimachos, 323-281 BC. Gold Stater (8.5 g). Byzantium mint, ca. 250 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon. Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩEΛYΣIMAΧOY, Athena enthroned left, holding Nike in outstretched hand, resting arm on sheild; long trident below. Muller 148; SNG Cop 188. Well struck and fully lustrous with gorgeous rose color toning. Superb Nearly Mint State.
Estimated Value $4,000...

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Lot #2315 - ancient greek coinage

Thracian Kingdom. Lysimachos. Silver Tetradrachm (16.8 g), 306-281 BC. Uncertain mint, ca. early 3rd century BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon. Reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAΧOY, Athena seated left on throne without ornament, holding Nike and resting arm on shield set behind her; leaning against her far side, a spear; in inner left field and in exergue, monograms. Thompson -; Mektepini -; Armenak -. Well...

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Lot #2316 - ancient greek coinage

Islands off Thrace, Thasos. Silver Stater (8.6 g), ca. 480-463 BC. Satyr advancing right, carrying off protesting nymph. Reverse Quadripartite incuse square. Le Rider 5; SNG Copenhagen 1010-1. Well detailed and lightly toned. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $1,200 - 1,500.

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