Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd > Auction 134Auction date: 21 November 2023
Lot number: 3540

Price realized: 500 AUD   (Approx. 328 USD / 300 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Acarnania, Leucas (Colony of Corinth), (390-375 B.C.), silver stater, (8.50 g), obv. Pegasos with pointed wing flying to left, L below, rev. head of Athena to left in Corinthian helmet over a leather cap, L[E]U around, three olive leaves around, (cf.S.2277, Calciati 74 [p.410], BMC 40 [p.128, Pl.35, 8], BCD Akarnania 202, SNG Cop. -, HGC 4, 822). Dark patination, nearly extremely fine, rare.

Ex Munzen & Medaillen, Auction Sale 9, October 4-5, 2001 (lot 211).

Estimate: 800 AUD

Match 1:
Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd > Auction 134Auction date: 21 November 2023
Lot number: 3542

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Akarnania, Leukas (Colony of Corinth), (320-280 B.C.), silver stater, (8.59 g), obv. Pegasos with pointed wing flying to left L below, rev. head of Athena to left in Corinthian helmet over a leather cap, with anchor behind and API behind head, (cf.S.2282, Calciati 146 [p.415-6], BMC 103-4, Cammann [NN&M 53] No.57, Bab. [Pl.CCLXXVI, 10, HGC 4, 823). Extremely fine, trace of mint bloom, a scarce variant.

Estimate: 800 AUD

Match 2:
Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd > Auction 134Auction date: 21 November 2023
Lot number: 3539

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Akarnania, Leukas (Colony of Corinth), (400-330 B.C.), silver stater, (8.45 g), obv. Pegasos with pointed wing flying to right L below, rev. head of Athena to right Corinthian helmet over a leather cap, with caduceus behind and L behind head, (cf.S.2274, Calciati 92 [p.415-6], BMC 57-58, Cammann [NN&M 53] No.67, Bab. [Pl.CCLXXV, 0, HGC 4, 823). Toned, nearly extremely fine and a scarce variant.

Ex Glendining's London. June 6, 1991 (lot 573) coming from the Willis Collection, previously from the Taffs Collection, with Willis Collection ticket.

Estimate: 800 AUD

Match 3:
Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd > Auction 134Auction date: 21 November 2023
Lot number: 3538

Price realized: 500 AUD   (Approx. 328 USD / 300 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Acarnania, Anactorion (Colony of Corinth), (320-280 B.C.), silver stater, (8.26 g), obv. Pegasos with pointed wing flying to right AN monogram below, rev. head of Athena to right in Corinthian helmet over a leather cap, tripod and magistrate's name EYAN above head, to left ithyphallic herm facing to right, (S.2249, Calciati 55, Cahn Sale (1933) lot 284, HGC 4, 765). Good very fine, very rare.

Ex Ponterio & Associates, New York Auction Sale, January 16, 2004 (lot 403).

Estimate: 700 AUD

Match 4:
Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd > Auction 134Auction date: 21 November 2023
Lot number: 3568

Price realized: 1,700 AUD   (Approx. 1,116 USD / 1,021 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Peloponnesos, Corinthia, Corinth, (345-307 B.C.), silver stater, (8.65 g), obv. Pegasos flying to left, Q below, rev. head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet over leather cap, L to right, next to a helmet trophy, (cf.S.2630, Calciati 366 [p.245 same dies], Ravel 1049, Cammann [NN&M 53], No.133, SNG Fitz 3365 [Pl.LXII], SNG Cop.65 [Pl.2], HGC 4, 1847). Very light patination, trace of mint lustre, extremely fine and scarce.

Ex Bunker Hunt Collection, Sale IV, Sotheby's New York, June 18-19, 1991 (lot 568) later in CNA (later CNG) Mail Bid Sale XXIII, October 13, 1992 (lot 668).

Estimate: 1200 AUD

Match 5:
Nomos AG > Auction 30Auction date: 6 November 2023
Lot number: 1293

Price realized: 8,500 CHF   (Approx. 9,478 USD / 8,819 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 375-350 BC. Stater (Silver, 23 mm, 8.38 g, 5 h). Λ-E Pegasos with straight wings flying to left. Rev. ΛEY Helmeted head of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind her neck, vine branch with two grape clusters and three leaves. BCD Akarnania, 202. Calciati 51. Imhoof-Blumer, Akarnanien, 19. A wonderful, very sharply struck and well-centered example. Virtually as struck.
From an American collection, in Switzerland prior to 2005.

Estimate: 5000 CHF