Nomos AG > Auction 24Auction date: 22 May 2022
Lot number: 267

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


EGYPT. Alexandria. Galba, 68-69. Drachm (Bronze, 38.5 mm, 39.00 g, 12 h), year B = 2 = 68-69. ΣΕΡΟΥΙ ΓΑΛΒΑ ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒΑ Laureate head of Galba to right. Rev. L B Draped bust of Nike to right. Dattari (Savio) 322. Geissen 243. K&G 17.22. Milne 352. RPC 5346.3 (this coin). Very rare. Bold and impressive with a dark reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, ex Naville Numismatics 15, 7 June 2015, 298.

The figure of Nike on the reverse refers to Galba's initial victory in the Civil War. On the following drachm of Vespasian the same Nike must refer to Vespasian's triumph in the Jewish War.

Estimate: 2500 CHF

Match 1:
Nomos AG > obolos 23Auction date: 12 June 2022
Lot number: 10

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 35.7 mm, 28.19 g, 12 h), year 4 = 100-101. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. L Δ Nilus reclining on crocodile left, holding reed in right hand and cornucopiae from which Genius issues holding wreath in right; above, Ις. Dattari (Savio) 975. Geissen 448. K&G 27.23. RPC III 4134. Green patina. A little rough. Good fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti.

Starting price: 240 CHF

Match 2:
Nomos AG > obolos 23Auction date: 12 June 2022
Lot number: 656

Price realized: 150 CHF   (Approx. 153 USD / 144 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 32.5 mm, 18.77 g, 12 h), year 4 = 100-101. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. L Δ Nilus reclining left on crocodile right, holding reed in left hand and cornucopiae from which Genius issues holding wreath in right; above, Ις. Dattari (Savio) 975. Geissen 448. K&G 27.23. RPC III 4134. Green patina. Very fine.
From the collection of J. Aiello.

Starting price: 150 CHF

Match 3:
Nomos AG > obolos 23Auction date: 12 June 2022
Lot number: 9

Price realized: 130 CHF   (Approx. 133 USD / 125 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 34.6 mm, 21.71 g, 11 h), year 2 = 98-99. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ Laureate head of Trajan to right. Rev. L B Serapis standing facing, head left, extending right hand towards altar and holding scepter in left; to left, uncertain object. Dattari (Savio) 1140. Geissen 446. K&G 27.11. RPC III 4128. Brown and green patina. Minor scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti.

Starting price: 80 CHF

Match 4:
Nomos AG > Auction 24Auction date: 22 May 2022
Lot number: 280

Price realized: 1,300 CHF   (Approx. 1,337 USD / 1,263 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


EGYPT. Alexandria. Trajan, 98-117. Drachm (Bronze, 34.30 mm, 23.40 g, 12 h), year IZ = 17 = 113-114. ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ CEΒ ΓEΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ Laureate bust of Trajan to right, aegis on his far shoulder. Rev. L IZ Kalathos containing grain ears and poppies in a chariot adorned with a laurel branch and drawn by two crowned winged serpents to right. Dattari (Savio) 1103. Geissen 648. K&G 27.563. RPC III 4804.2. Well-centered, and with an attractive brown patina. Some flatness and infelicities of strike, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, ex Künker e19, 26 June 2013, 416.

Estimate: 350 CHF

Match 5:
Nomos AG > Auction 24Auction date: 22 May 2022
Lot number: 304

Price realized: 1,300 CHF   (Approx. 1,337 USD / 1,263 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 26.64 g, 12 h), year 21 = 136-137. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC [ΤΡΑIAN] - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Bare head of Hadrian to left. Rev. L KA Serapis, reclining left on the outstretched wings of an eagle standing facing on a thunderbolt, holding corn ears in his raised right hand and holding a scepter in his left. Dattari (Savio) 1839. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC III 6201. Rare. With a fine portrait and a green and red-brown patina. Somewhat rough surfaces as found, some traces of clearning, otherwise, good very fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, bought from Den of Antiquities, Cambridge, on 2 February 2014.

Left facing portraits are quite rare in the coinage of Alexandria.

Estimate: 1250 CHF