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Northern Greece. Thrace, ...
 
Northern Greece. Thrace, the Chersonese. ...
 

Lot 32

Greek Coins

Northern Greece. Thrace, the Chersonese. Kardia (?), Miltiades II. Tetradrachm, c. 495 - 494 BC. (Silver, 16.20g., 24mm). Lion standing ... - Extremely rare. A splendid example, probably the finest known; nicely toned. Good very fine.


Starting price:
30.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. Islands ...
 
Northern Greece. Islands of Thrace, Thasos.  ...
 

Lot 33

Greek Coins

Northern Greece. Islands of Thrace, Thasos. Half-Stater or Drachm, c. 380 BC. (Gold, 3.95g., 12.9mm). Bearded head of Dionysos to left, ... - Very rare and of a remarkably fine and polished classical style. Perfectly struck and well-centered. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
75.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. ...
 
Northern Greece. Macedon, Akanthos. ...
 

Lot 34

Greek Coins

Northern Greece. Macedon, Akanthos. Tetradrachm, c. 500 BC. (Silver, 17.18g., 23.7mm). Lion to right, attacking bull, collapsing to left ... - This is an extremely rare example of one of the earliest known tetradrachms of Akanthos, and is a remarkably fine and vigorous piece of late Archaic art. Nicely toned and extremely fine.


Starting price:
100.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. ...
 
Northern Greece. Macedon, Akanthos.  ...
 

Lot 35

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Northern Greece. Macedon, Akanthos. Tetradrachm, c. 480 - 470 BC. (Silver, 17.43g., 28.5mm). Lion to right, attacking bull, collapsing ... - A beautifully centered, lightly toned and very well struck. This is a particularly fine example of one of the main issues of the 470s BC. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. ...
 
Northern Greece. Macedon, Akanthos.  ...
 

Lot 36

Greek Coins

Northern Greece. Macedon, Akanthos. Tetradrachm, c. 375 BC. (Silver, 14.33g., 24.3mm). Lion to right, attacking bull, collapsing to left ... - A beautifully toned, perfectly stuck and wonderfully attractive coin, with a magnificent representation of the battle between a lion and a bull. A splendid example of ripe, classical style. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. ...
 
Northern Greece. Macedon, the Chalkidian ...
 

Lot 37

Greek Coins

Northern Greece. Macedon, the Chalkidian League, Olynthos. Tetradrachm, c. 350 BC. (Silver, 14.44g., 24.7mm). Laureate head of Apollo to ... - A beautifully centered, toned, and well struck coin in high relief. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
15.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. ...
 
Northern Greece. Macedon, Mende.  ...
 

Lot 38

Greek Coins

Northern Greece. Macedon, Mende. Tetradrachm, c. 423/2 BC. (Silver, 17.56g., 27.5mm). Dionysos, wearing ivy wreath and himation and with ... - A beautifully toned and well-struck coin with an obverse of great beauty and finesse. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
25.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. Kings ...
 
Northern Greece. Kings of Macedon, Alexander ...
 

Lot 39

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Northern Greece. Kings of Macedon, Alexander III the Great, 336 - 323 BC. Stater, Miletus, c. 323 - 319. (Gold, 8.56g., 18.9mm). ... - A superb and lustrous piece, well-struck and well-centered. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
5.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. Kings ...
 
Northern Greece. Kings of Macedon, Philip ...
 

Lot 40

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Northern Greece. Kings of Macedon, Philip III, 323 - 317 BC. Stater, Babylon, c. 323 - 319. (Gold, 8.56g., 20mm). Head of Athena ... - A lovely, attractive coin, sharply struck on a broad flan. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
5.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. Kings ...
 
Northern Greece. Kings of Macedon. Antigonos ...
 

Lot 41

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Northern Greece. Kings of Macedon. Antigonos II Gonatas, 277/6 - 239 BC. Tetradrachm, Amphipolis, 274/1 - 260/55 BC. (Silver, ... - Very attractively toned and very well struck. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
4.000,00 Fr.
Northern Greece. ...
 
Northern Greece. Macedon, First District.  ...
 

Lot 42

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Northern Greece. Macedon, First District. Tetradrachm, Amphipolis, c. 168 BC. (Silver, 16.82g., 29.5mm). Bearded head of Zeus to right, ... - A coin of great rarity, one of perhaps 8 examples known, and one of an exceptionally fine late Hellenistic style. Attractively toned. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
200.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. ...
 
Central Greece. Thessaly, Pharsalos.  ...
 

Lot 43

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Central Greece. Thessaly, Pharsalos. Drachm, late 5th – early 4th century BC, signed by the engraver Telephantos, with his initials on ... - A lovely, toned coin – unusually well-centered and perfectly struck. With a splendid head of Athena and a superb horse and rider. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
15.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Illyria, ...
 
Central Greece. Illyria, ...
 

Lot 44

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Central Greece. Illyria, Epidamnos-Dyrrhachion. Stater, c. 360 BC. (Silver, 10.87g., 22mm). Cow standing left, her head turned back to ... - A splendid, very attractive coin, lightly toned, well struck and beautifully centered. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Lokris, ...
 
Central Greece. Lokris, Opuntii, or Opous.  ...
 

Lot 45

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Central Greece. Lokris, Opuntii, or Opous. Stater, c. 360s-c. 338 BC. (Silver, 12.19g., 23.5mm). Head of Demeter to left, wearing wreath ... - Attractively toned, of splendid style and very well centered. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Euboia, ...
 
Central Greece. Euboia, Chalkis.  ...
 

Lot 46

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Central Greece. Euboia, Chalkis. Tetradrachm, c. 170 BC. (Silver, 16.94g., 31.3mm). Veiled head of Hera to right, wearing stephane, ... - Unique. The only example of this issue known and one of only five Hellenistic tetradrachms of Chalkis in existence, the other four, from two issues, are all in museums (London, New York, Oxford and Paris). A superb piece of the finest style, beautifully s


Starting price:
75.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Euboia, ...
 
Central Greece. Euboia, Eretria.  ...
 

Lot 47

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Central Greece. Euboia, Eretria. Tetradrachm, c. 525 - 500 BC. (Silver, 17.03g., 35mm). Ε (retrograde) Bull standing to left, turning ... - Extremely rare, the third, and best, example of this type known (the others are in the British Museum and in Paris, from the De Luynes collection, donated in 1862). Beautifully toned and struck on an unusually broad flan. Good very fine.


Starting price:
150.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Attica, ...
 
Central Greece. Attica, Athens.  Tetradrachm ...
 

Lot 48

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Central Greece. Attica, Athens. Tetradrachm c. 455 - 449 BC. (Silver, 17.23g., 25mm). Head of Athena right, wearing an Attic helmet ... - A wonderful coin, very sharply struck from new dies, and with a splendid head of Athena, still bearing a slight “archaic smile” of great charm. The obverse is very slightly double-struck, but on the whole, this is an exceptionally fine piece. Bright, rema


Starting price:
50.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Islands ...
 
Central Greece. Islands off Attica, Aegina.  ...
 

Lot 49

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Central Greece. Islands off Attica, Aegina. Stater, c. 480 - 457 BC. (Silver, 12.36g., 21.9mm). Very large tortoise seen from above / ... - A remarkably attractive and beautifully toned example with a very large tortoise struck in high relief. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Central Greece. Islands ...
 
Central Greece. Islands off Attica, Aegina.  ...
 

Lot 50

Greek Coins

Central Greece. Islands off Attica, Aegina. Stater, c. 370 - 350 BC. (Silver, 12.21g., 20.9mm). Tortoise seen from above / Regular ... - A very rare variety, well struck and nicely toned. Minor die fault in the obverse field. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Southern Greece. ...
 
Southern Greece. Corinthia, Corinth.  ...
 

Lot 51

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Southern Greece. Corinthia, Corinth. Stater, c. 340 BC. (Silver, 8.53g., 21.4mm). Pegasos with pointed wing flying to left; below, Ϙ / ... - A lovely, well-struck coin with beautiful toning – virtually unimprovable. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
20.000,00 Fr.
Southern Greece. ...
 
Southern Greece. Sicyonia, Sicyon.  Drachm, ...
 

Lot 52

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Southern Greece. Sicyonia, Sicyon. Drachm, late 330s BC. (Silver, 5.87g., 19mm). Chimaera moving to left on ground line, right forepaw ... - Rare in this state, beautifully toned and most attractive. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
5.000,00 Fr.
Southern Greece, Elis. ...
 
Southern Greece, Elis. Olympia.  Stater, c. ...
 

Lot 53

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Southern Greece, Elis. Olympia. Stater, c. 416 BC. (Silver, 12.22g., 21.6mm). Head of Hera to right, wearing a stephane ornamented with ... - A rare, beautifully toned and exceptionally pretty coin, one of the nicest staters of Olympia bearing a head of Hera known. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
20.000,00 Fr.
The Cyclades, Paros.  ...
 
The Cyclades, Paros.  Drachm, c. ...
 

Lot 54

Greek Coins

The Cyclades, Paros. Drachm, c. 500 - 497/5 BC. (Silver, 5.88g., 16.8mm). Goat kneeling to right, his head raised / Quadripartite ... - A lovely, toned coin with a powerful looking goat. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
20.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Mysia, ...
 
Asia Minor. Mysia, Kyzikos.  Tetradrachm, c. ...
 

Lot 55

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Asia Minor. Mysia, Kyzikos. Tetradrachm, c. 386 - 362 BC. (Silver, 15.24g., 24.8mm). ΣΩΤΕΙΡΑ Head of Kore Soteira to left, ... - A very attractive and well-centered coin with a lovely head of Kore of very fine late classical style. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
10.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Mysia, ...
 
Asia Minor. Mysia, Lampsakos. Stater, c. 370 ...
 

Lot 56

Greek Coins

Asia Minor. Mysia, Lampsakos. Stater, c. 370 BC. (Gold, 8.39g., 17.8mm). Nike, nude to the waist, kneeling to right, affixing a helmet to a ... - Extremely rare, the second known example of this type. With a wonderful Nike of splendid late classical style. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
100.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Ionia, ...
 
Asia Minor. Ionia, Klazomenai. Didrachm, c. ...
 

Lot 57

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Asia Minor. Ionia, Klazomenai. Didrachm, c. 499 - 494 BC. (Silver, 6.99g., 19mm). Forepart of a winged boar to right / Quadripartite ... - A lovely, beautifully toned and perfectly centered example. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
15.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Ionia, Teos. ...
 
Asia Minor. Ionia, Teos.  Stater, c. 470 BC. ...
 

Lot 58

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Asia Minor. Ionia, Teos. Stater, c. 470 BC. (Silver, 11.80g., 23.3mm). Τ-Η-Ι-Ο-Ν Griffin, with open mouth, seated to right on ... - Extremely rare and possibly unique, very well centered and very attractive. Extremely fine.


Starting price:
15.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Caria, ...
 
Asia Minor. Caria, Kaunos.  Stater, c. ...
 

Lot 59

Greek Coins

Asia Minor. Caria, Kaunos. Stater, c. 410 - 390 BC. (Silver, 11.71g., 25.5mm). Iris, in the running-kneeling position, three-quarters ... - An astonishing coin of great beauty with a marvelous representation of Iris, the winged messenger of the gods. Perfectly centered and beautifully toned. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
100.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Caria, ...
 
Asia Minor. Caria, Oinoanda.  Didrachm, c. ...
 

Lot 60

Greek Coins

Asia Minor. Caria, Oinoanda. Didrachm, c. 200 BC. (Silver, 8.26g., 22mm). Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind, Α and lotos-tipped ... - A very rare, well-struck and well-centered coin of very good style. Tiny hairline crack, otherwise, extremely fine.


Starting price:
5.000,00 Fr.
Asia Minor. Satraps of ...
 
Asia Minor. Satraps of Caria. Pixodaros, c. ...
 

Lot 61

Greek Coins

Asia Minor. Satraps of Caria. Pixodaros, c. 341/0 - 336/5 BC. Tetradrachm. (Silver, 15.25g., 25.8mm). Laureate head of Apollo facing, ... - Perhaps the most beautiful and impressive of all the very rare tetradrachms of Pixodaros, and one of the finest facing heads of Apollo ever to appear on a coin. Good extremely fine.


Starting price:
50.000,00 Fr.

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