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Perseus

Macedonian Kingdom, Perseus, 179 - 168 B.C.

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SH21631. Silver tetradrachm, Mamroth Perseus 19b, SNG Berry 382, gVF, weight 15.430 g, maximum diameter 31.7 mm, die axis 0o, 179 - 168 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Perseus right; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠEPΣEΩΣ, eagle with spread wings, standing right on thunderbolt, monograms above, to the right and between legs, all in oak wreath, plow in ex; nice portrait, good centering and strike, light toning; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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SH26492. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 715, Weber -, VF, weight 9.545 g, maximum diameter 24.7 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate bare-chest bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Perseus (or Alexander the Great) right, goat below; very rare; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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SH26504. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 717, SNG Levante 1717, Weber -, VF, weight 13.790 g, maximum diameter 25.6 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, draped bust of Perseus right, harpa across shoulder, goat below; very rare; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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SH26489. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 715, Weber -, VF, weight 9.374 g, maximum diameter 24.9 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate bare-chest bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Perseus (or Alexander the Great) right, goat below; obverse scrape; very rare; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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SH26507. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 715, Weber -, VF, weight 10.344 g, maximum diameter 25.6 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate bare-chest bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Perseus (or Alexander the Great) right, goat below; very rare; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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Aegeae issued tetradrachms only during the reigns of Hadrian and Caracalla. The issues were probably related to visits of these emperors to the town or to its famous sanctuary of Asclepius.
GS26509. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 715, Weber -, VF, weight 9.282 g, maximum diameter 26.4 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate bare-chest bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Perseus (or Alexander the Great) right, goat below; very rare; SOLD


Septimius Severus, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D., Tarsos, Cilicia

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This very rare type was also struck as enormous 49mm medallion. The Γ B in the reverse upper center indicates, Γ EΠAPXEIΩN ΠPOKAΘEZOMENH (presiding in the three provinces [Cilicia, Isauria, and Lycaonia]), and B NEΩKOPOC (guardian of two temples of the imperial cult).
SH87850. Bronze AE 36, SNG BnF 1478, Waddington 4638, ANS Mantis 1995.11.1868; cf. SNGvA 5999 (49mm), SNG Levante 1024 (ex SNGvA 5999), SNG Cop -, BMC Lycaonia -, aF, well centered, bumps, scratches, porosity, weight 26.551 g, maximum diameter 36.2 mm, die axis 0o, Tarsos (Tarsus, Mersin, Turkey) mint, obverse AVT KAI Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC ΠEP, laureate and cuirassed bust right, Π − Π (Πατηρ Πατριδος = Latin: father of the country) across fields; reverse A∆PI CEVHPIANHC TAPCOV MHTPOΠOΛEΩC, Emperor (as Perseus) standing left, nude to waist, himation around hips and legs, a harpa cradled in left arm, sacrificing over a flaming column altar from a patera in right hand, to the left a statue of Apollo Lykios standing on a cippus holding a wolf standing on its hind legs in each hand, Γ − B above center; huge 36mm bronze!; very rare; SOLD


Pontic Kingdom, Mithradates VI, c. 120 - 63 B.C., Chabakta, Pontos

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Chabakta was an important town within the territory of Amisos. Quite a few towns first struck coins under Mithradates VI, including Amaseia, Abonutheichos, Chabakta, Comana, Laodiceia, and Taulara. The cities issued the same types indicating central control over the mints.
GB76323. Bronze AE 23, SNG Stancomb 714; SNG Cop 204; SNG BM 1258; Rec Gen p. 77, 1; BMC Pontus -; SNGvA -; Laffaille -, Nice VF, well centered but griffin crest off flan on obverse and final N of ethnic off flan on reverse, some minor pitting, weight 12.095 g, maximum diameter 22.8 mm, die axis 0o, Chabakta mint, c. 100 - 70 B.C.; obverse head of Perseus right, wearing Phrygian helmet with griffin's head crest and diadem; reverse Pegasos grazing left, monogram left, XABAKTΩN in exergue; this is the first coin of this town handled by Forum; very rare; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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SH26501. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 715, Weber -, aVF, weight 10.123 g, maximum diameter 23.3 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate bare-chest bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Perseus (or Alexander the Great) right, goat below; very rare; SOLD


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia

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SH26495. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 715, Weber -, VF, weight 9.253 g, maximum diameter 24.6 mm, die axis 0o, Aegeae mint, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TRAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate bare-chest bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse ETOYC ∆ΞP AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Perseus (or Alexander the Great) right, goat below; very rare; SOLD




  




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