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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 3, Lot 129
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 550-500 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 4.21 g), Attic standard. Silphium fruit. Rev. Incuse square divided diagonally. BMC -, cf. 3 (Didrachm) and 4-6 (differing incusa). SNG Copenhagen -. Extremely rare and unusually complete. Good very fine. From the P.T.M. collection of coins from North Africa, ex Leu 1, 25 October 2017, 107. This coin belongs to the earliest emissions of Kyrene, struck before the incusum was replaced by a distinct reverse type. It is not only extrem...
27 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 3, Lot 130
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 4.27 g), Attic standard. Head of a river-god, as a man-headed bull, to left; before to left, two silphium fruits. Rev. Star-like floral pattern set on circle; all within incuse square punch. BMC 20. SNG Copenhagen -. Extremely rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. A well struck and perfectly centered example with a river-god of enchanting archaic style. Very minor marks, otherwise, good very fine. From the P.T.M. collect...
27 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 3, Lot 131
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 4.22 g, 6 h), Attic standard. Silphium fruit within circle of dots. Rev. Winged female figure standing facing, head to right and arms hanging at her sides; to left and right, six pellets; all within square dotted frame within incuse square. BMC pl. IV, 6-7. SNG Copenhagen 1166. Extremely rare. A well struck and unusually complete example of this interesting issue. Good very fine. From the P.T.M. collection of coins from North Africa...
27 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 3, Lot 132
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 4.06 g), Attic standard. Two silphium fruits back to back with central pellet and four pellets around. Rev. Silphium fruit with pellet atop and four pellets around; all in incuse square punch. BMC pl. IV, 5J. SNG Copenhagen 1165 var. Very rare. An attractive and boldly struck piece. The reverse somewhat off center, otherwise, extremely fine. From the P.T.M. collection of coins from North Africa, ex Leu 1, 25 October 2017, 110. Est...
27 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 3, Lot 133
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Drachm (Silver, 12 mm, 3.57 g), 'Asiatic' standard. Silphium plant with fruits. Rev. Star-like floral pattern. BMC pl. V, 8B. SNG Copenhagen 1173. Very rare. Beautifully toned and most attractive. Good very fine. From the P.T.M. collection of coins from North Africa, ex Leu 1, 25 October 2017, 111. Estimate: 500 CHF...
27 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 3, Lot 136
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Ophellas, Ptolemaic Governor, first reign, circa 322-313 BC. Hemistater or Drachm (Gold, 14 mm, 4.30 g, 11 h), Chairios, magistrate. XAIPIΟΣ Horseman to right with petasos hanging over his shoulder. Rev. K-Y/P-A Silphium plant with fruits; to lower left, cicada. Boston MFA 1328 (same dies). Naville 106 (same dies). Pozzi 3275 (same dies). Weber 8438 (same dies). Rare. A lovely example of this difficult issue, well struck and of fine style. A few tiny scratches and with some ...
27 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Live Auction 3, Lot 280
Kyrenaika, Kyrene AR Drachm. Circa 520-480 BC. Two silphium fruits (seed pods), two pellets between / Silphium fruit, pellet above, within square incuse. BMC 18; SNG Copenhagen 1165. 3.34g, 12mm, 12h. Very Fine. Lightly toned. Estimate: 200 GBP...
25 Oct 2018Upcoming
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XVI, Lot 360
Kyrenaika, Kyrene AR Tetradrachm. Circa 450-420 BC. Silphium plant with two pairs of leaves and five umbels; at base of stem, two tiny leave to [left] and right / Head of Zeus Ammon to right, hair secured in a plait, with dotted neck truncation; KYP before, all within circular torque-like border. BMC -, cf. 42-43, pl. V, 16-17; Traité III -; SNG Copenhagen -; Delepierre -; McClean -; Boston MFA -; Jameson -. 17.40g, 26mm, 4h. Extremely Fine; wonderful, lustrous metal. Extremely Rare. From t...
26 Sep 201826,000 GBP
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 110, Lot 121
Cyrene. Tetradrachm circa 485-475, AR 17.36 g. Silphium plant with two pairs of leaves and three umbels; at sides, fruit. Rev. Bearded and horned head of Ammon l., within incuse square. Asyut 842 (this coin, attributed to Barce). SNG Copenhagen –. Buttrey, The Coins from the Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone, 72 (these dies).Very rare and in good condition for this difficult issue. Struck on unusually fresh metal and of excellent Archaic style. Light old cabinet tone and good very fin...
24 Sep 201819,000 CHF
Heritage World Coin Auctions - Long Beach Signature Sale 3067, Lot 30235
Ancients CYRENAICA. Barce. AR tetradrachm (28mm, 17.25 gm, 11h). NGC Choice Fine 4/5 - 4/5. Silphium plant / BAP, head of Zeus Ammon right in all within prominent dotted border, outline of round die visible. Jameson 1343b. SNG Lockett 3463. A nice collectable grade of this large rare silver. Silphium, a rather mysterious plant that grew wild in the environs of Cyrene, was widely used as an all-purpose seasoning and medicament in the classical ancient world. Important to the local economy, i...
6 Sep 20181,100 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3066, Lot 30080
Ancients CYRENAICA. Barce. AR tetradrachm (25mm, 17.18 gm, 10h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 5/5, Fine Style. Silphium plant / BAP, head of Zeus Ammon right in all within prominent dotted border, outline of round die visible. Jameson 1343b. SNG Lockett 3463. Artistic masterpiece with underlying luster. Silphium, a rather mysterious plant that grew wild in the environs of Cyrene, was widely used as an all-purpose seasoning and medicament in the classical ancient world. Important to the local economy, ...
17 Aug 201814,000 USD
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 441
KYRENAICA. Barce. Circa 480-435 BC. Drachm (Silver, 15 mm, 3.26 g, 12 h), Asiatic standard. Silphium plant with fruits. Rev. BAP Head of Zeus-Ammon to right, bearded, with ram's horn over his ear; all within round dotted frame within shallow incuse. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen 1286. Very rare. Minor cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine. Starting Price: 200 CHF...
24 Jun 2018700 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 443
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 550-500 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 3.93 g), Attic standard. Silphium fruit. Rev. Irregular incuse. BMC 5. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. Fine. Starting Price: 100 CHF...
24 Jun 2018850 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 444
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Drachm (Silver, 13 mm, 2.45 g), Asiatic standard. Two silphium fruits back to back with central pellet and four pellets around. Rev. Facing mask of a lion within incuse square. BMC 38. SNG Copenhagen 1172. Very rare. About very fine. Starting Price: 100 CHF...
24 Jun 2018260 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 445
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 7 mm, 0.75 g), Attic standard. Silphium fruit. Rev. Four rayed star with a pellet at the center. BMC 33. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine. Starting Price: 50 CHF...
24 Jun 2018160 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 446
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 480-435 BC. Diobol (Silver, 10 mm, 1.56 g, 7 h), Asiatic standard. Silphium plant with fruits. Rev. Bearded head of Zeus-Ammon to right, with ram's horn over his ear, within square dotted frame within square incuse. BMC -, cf. 48 (drachm). SNG Copenhagen -, cf. 1179 (drachm). Very rare. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, fine. Starting Price: 50 CHF...
24 Jun 201860 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 447
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 480-435 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.60 g, 10 h), Asiatic standard. Silphium plant with fruits. Rev. Bearded head of Zeus-Ammon to right, with ram's horn over his ear, within square dotted frame within square incuse. BMC -, cf. 48 (drachm). CNG E-Auction 406 (2017), 536. SNG Copenhagen -, cf. 1179 (drachm). Very rare. Die break on the reverse, otherwise, good fine. Starting Price: 50 CHF...
24 Jun 201890 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 448
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 435-331 BC. Trihemiobol (?) (Silver, 10 mm, 0.82 g), Asiatic standard. Triple silphium fruit. Rev. Bearded head of Zeus-Ammon to right, with ram's horn over his ear. BMC 101. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. Fine. Starting Price: 50 CHF...
24 Jun 201855 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 449
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 375-305 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14 mm, 3.03 g, 10 h), Asiatic standard. Head of Karneios to left, with a ram's horn over his ear; behind, magistate's name (unreadable). Rev. Silphium plant with fruits. BMC 166-168. SNG Copenhagen 1206-1207. Surfaces heavily scratched, otherwise, about very fine. Starting Price: 75 CHF...
24 Jun 2018550 CHF
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Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 453
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Magas, as Ptolemaic Governor, circa 308-305 BC. AE (Bronze, 16 mm, 6.03 g, 2 h). Gazelle standing right; to right, [jerboa]. Rev. Silphium plant with fruits. BMC 281. SNG Copenhagen 1248. Very rare. The obverse weakly struck and somewhat off center, otherwise, very fine. Starting Price: 75 CHF...
24 Jun 2018240 CHF
Leu Numismatik AG - Web Auction 4, Lot 454
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 308-277 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 7.06 g, 1 h). Head of Karneios to left, with a ram's horn over his ear. Rev. KY-PA Silphium plant with fruits; to upper left, star; to upper right, monogram. BMC pl. 22, 8. SNG Copenhagen 1246. Surfaces heavily scratched, otherwise, about very fine. Starting Price: 75 CHF...
24 Jun 2018380 CHF
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