Ancient Coins and Numismatic Literature

Bertolami Fine Arts
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00186 Rom
Italy
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Date of the auction: 16.06.2019 - 18.06.2019

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Islands of Spain, Ebusus, late 2nd-early 1st centuries BC. Æ (11.5mm, 1.46g, 6h). Bes standing facing; caduceus to l. R/ Bes standing facing; Phoenician letter to r. Cf. CNH 38. About VF

Lot #: 1

Opening: £30

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Islands of Spain, Ebusus, late 2nd-early 1st centuries BC. Æ (11.5mm, 1.46g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo r. R/ Bes standing facing; rosette to l. CNH -. Green patina, Good Fine - near VF

Lot #: 2

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Islands of Spain, Ebusus, late 2nd-early 1st centuries BC. Æ (13mm, 1.74g, 7h). Horse head r. R/ Bes standing facing. CNH -. Green patina, VF

Lot #: 3

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Gaul, Massalia, c. 218/5-200 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.61g, 5h). Bare head of Apollo l. R/ MA within wheel of four spokes. Depeyrot, Marseille 18; SNG Leipzig 13. VF

Lot #: 4

Opening: £35

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Central Italy(?), Uncertain mint, c. 2nd-1st century BC. Æ (17mm, 3.78g, 3h). Winged(?) bust r. R/ Nike standing r., holding wreath, before figure seated l.; uncertain legend below. HNItaly -; Stannard -. Possibly unpublished, green patina, Fine

Lot #: 5

Opening: £110

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Samnium, Aesernia, c. 263-240 BC. Æ (20mm, 6.96g, 1h). Head of Vulcan l., wearing pilos; tongs to r. R/ Jupiter in biga galloping r.; above, Nike flying r., crowning horses. HNItaly 430; SNG ANS 118-123. Green patina, Good Fine - near VF

Lot #: 6

Opening: £90

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Samnium, Aesernia, c. 263-240 BC. Æ (20mm, 7.70g, 7h). Head of Vulcan l., wearing pilos; tongs to r. R/ Jupiter in biga galloping r.; above, Nike flying r., crowning horses. HNItaly 430; SNG ANS 118-123. Green patina, Fine

Lot #: 7

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Samnium, Aesernia, c. 263-240 BC. Æ (20mm, 5.97g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo l.; shield behind. R/ Man-headed bull walking r.; Victory flying above, crowning bull. HNItaly 431; SNG ANS 116. Green patina, near VF

Lot #: 8

Opening: £60

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Northern Campania, Cales, c. 265-240 BC. Æ (21.5mm, 7.31g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo l. R/ Man-headed bull standing r., head facing; kithara above, E below. HNItaly 436; SNG ANS 180. Green patina, VF

Lot #: 9

Opening: £65

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Northern Campania, Cales, c. 265-240 BC. Æ (20mm, 6.52g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo l.; star to r. R/ Man-headed bull standing r., head facing; star above, A below. HNItaly 436. Green patina, near VF

Lot #: 10

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Northern Campania, Suessa Aurunca, c. 265-240 BC. Æ (19mm, 5.61g, 5h). Laureate head of Apollo l.; K to r. R/ Man-headed bull standing r.; above, Nike flying r., crowning bull; IΣ below. Sambon 878; HNItaly 450. Green patina, Fine

Lot #: 11

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Capua, 216-211 BC. Æ Biunx (25mm, 11.73g, 6h). Diademed head of Herakles r., club over shoulder. R/ Lion r., holding spear jaws; two pellets above. HNItaly 489; SNG ANS 208. Green patina, Good Fine

Lot #: 12

Opening: £630

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 420-400 BC. AR Didrachm (19mm, 7.39g, 5h). Head of Athena r., wearing crested Attic helmet. R/ Bull butting r. HNItaly 554; SNG ANS 306. Rare, minor tooling, about VF

Lot #: 13

Opening: £400

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 320-300 BC. AR Obol (8.5mm, 0.66g, 12h). Laureate male head l.; O behind. R/ Herakles kneeling r., strangling Nemean lion. Sambon 427; HNItaly 572; SNG ANS -. Good VF

Lot #: 14

Opening: £65

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 320-300 BC. AR Obol (8.5mm, 0.52g, 6h). Male head r., hair bound with taenia. R/ Herakles kneeling r., strangling Nemean lion. Sambon 429-30; HNItaly 572; SNG ANS 310. Near VF

Lot #: 15

Opening: £100

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 300-275 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm, 7.34g, 6h). Diademed head of nymph r.; Artemis to l. R/ Man-headed bull standing r.; above, Nike flying r., crowning bull; N below. Sambon 460; HNItaly 579. Toned, rev. slightly off-centre, VF

Lot #: 16

Opening: £120

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 300-275 BC. AR Triobol (12mm, 0.85g, 11h). Laureate head of Apollo r. R/ Victory driving biga r. Sambon 554; HNItaly 580; SNG ANS 424. Rare, Good Fine

Lot #: 17

Opening: £30

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 300-275 BC. Æ (14mm, 2.39g, 3h). Laureate male head l. R/ Tripod. Sambon 705; HNItaly 583; SNG ANS 507-12. Dark green patina, near VF

Lot #: 18

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 275-250 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 6.75g, 1h). Female head l., hair bound with ribbon; TAP behind, EYΞ below. R/ Man-headed bull standing r., head facing; above, Nike flying r., crowning bull with wreath; EΠΙ below. Sambon 484; HNItaly 586; SNG ANS 382-3. VF / Good Fine

Lot #: 19

Opening: £60

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 275-250 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm, 7.18g, 1h). Female head l.; quiver(?) behind. R/ Man-faced bull r., crowned by Victory; E below. HNItaly 588; SNG ANS 412. Roughness, near VF

Lot #: 20

Opening: £75

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 270-250 BC. Æ (18mm, 5.10g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo l. R/ Man-headed bull standing r., being crowned by Nike who flies above; IΣ below. HNItaly 589. Green patina, Good Fine

Lot #: 21

Opening: £50

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Neapolis, c. 250-225 BC. Æ (19mm, 4.97g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo l. within laureate wreath. R/ Lyre leaning against omphalos; caduceus to l. HNItaly 592; SNG ANS 530. Green patina, VF

Lot #: 22

Opening: £95

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Phistelia, c. 405-400 BC. AR Didrachm (19mm, 6.69g, 9h). Female head facing slightly r. R/ Man-headed bull standing l.; in exergue, dolphin l. Rutter 6; HNItaly 611; SNG ANS 563-5. Rare, toned, Good Fine

Lot #: 23

Opening: £560

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Phistelia, c. 325-275 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.44g, 9h). Male head facing slightly r. R/ Dolphin, barley grain, and mussel shell. Rutter p. 180, I; HNItaly 613; SNG ANS 567. VF - Good VF

Lot #: 24

Opening: £95

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Phistelia, c. 325-275 BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.65g, 1h). Female head facing slightly l. R/ Lion standing l.; coiled serpent in exergue; star above. Rutter Group IV; HNItaly 619; SNG ANS 590-2. Toned, VF

Lot #: 25

Opening: £75

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Phistelia, c. 325-275 BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.67g, 9h). Female head facing slightly l. R/ Lion standing l.; coiled serpent in exergue; star above. Rutter Group IV; HNItaly 619; SNG ANS 590-2. Toned, VF

Lot #: 26

Opening: £50

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Southern Campania, Phistelia, c. 325-275 BC. AR Obol (9.5mm, 0.52g, 1h). Female head facing slightly l. R/ Lion standing l.; coiled serpent in exergue; star above. Rutter Group IV; HNItaly 619; SNG ANS 590-2. Toned, VF

Lot #: 27

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Eastern Italy, Larinum, c. 210-175 BC. Æ Uncia (13mm, 2.95g, 3h). Head of youthful male r. R/ Cornucopia. Campana 8b; HNItaly 629; SNG ANS -. Very Rare, VF

Lot #: 28

Opening: £65

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Northern Apulia, Arpi, c. 325-275 BC. AR Diobol (11mm, 0.87g, 9h). Head of Athena r., wearing Attic helmet decorated with hippocamp. R/ Horse prancing l. HNItaly 634; SNG ANS 635. Rare, Good Fine - near VF

Lot #: 29

Opening: £35

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019

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Northern Apulia, Arpi, c. 325-275 BC. AR Diobol (12mm, 0.88g, 12h). Helmeted head of Athena r.; CEPTI to r. R/ Herakles standing r., fighting lion. HNItaly 637; SNG ANS -. Rare, VF

Lot #: 30

Opening: £40

Date: 16 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019