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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. - Buy or Bid Sale 221, Lot 114
Bactria, Athenian Series. Tetradrachm; Bactria, Athenian Series; Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, c. 261-238 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.79g. Bopearachchi-Sophytes Serie 1A. Obv: Head of Athena r., monogram behind. Rx: Owl standing r., head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind. Ex Roma XIX, 26 March 2020, lot 623. From the 1960s Andragoras-Sophytes Group, present in Germany in 1975, subsequently exported to the USA. From The Mark Gibbons Collection.. EF Estimate: 1800 USD...
17 Nov 2022Upcoming
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Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 525, Lot 581
BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 285/3-280/78 BC. AR Obol (8.5mm, 0.55 g, 6h). Attic standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Head of Kybele or Tyche right, wearing mural crown / Eagle standing left, head right, with wings spread; grape bunch to lower right. Cf. SMAK p. 70 and pl. 30 (for rev.); Bopearachchi, Sophytes –; SNG ANS –; HGC 12, –; Triton XIV, lot 409 = CNG 66, lot 928; CNG 69, lot 780; CNG 61, lot 789. Toned, minor porosity, some marks. VF. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 111 (29 M...
19 Oct 2022Upcoming
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Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG - Auction 376, Lot 4830
GRIECHISCHE MÜNZEN. BACTRIA Sophytes, 325-300 v. Chr. AR-attische Tetradrachme, 325/300 v. Chr.; 16,61 g. Athenakopf r. mit attischem Helm, dahinter Monogramm//Eule r., dahinter Olivenzweig, Mondsichel und Weintraube. Bopearachchi, Sophytes 1 A; Nicolet-Pierre/Amandry 13 ff.; SNG ANS 1 var. Gutes sehr schön Aus einer 2006 abgeschlossenen Sammlung. Estimate: 600 EUR...
18 Oct 2022Upcoming
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Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG - Auction 376, Lot 4831
GRIECHISCHE MÜNZEN. BACTRIA Sophytes, 325-300 v. Chr. AR-attische Drachme, 325/300 v. Chr.; 3,65 g. Athenakopf r. mit attischem Helm//Adler steht l., zurückblickend, dahinter zwei Weintrauben. Bopearachchi, Sophytes 2 A; Nicolet-Pierre/Amandry 52 ff.; SNG ANS 14 f.; Taylor in AJN 31 (2019) Serie 3, 163. Gutes vorzüglich Aus der Sammlung "Alexander der Große". Exemplar der Auktion Roma XV, London 2018, Nr. 328 (mit weiterer Provenienz). Estimate: 750 EUR...
18 Oct 2022Upcoming
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Live Auction 5, Lot 439
Parthia, Andragoras AR Tetradrachm. Hekatompylos, circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Turreted head of Tyche to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace; monogram of Andragoras behind / Athena standing to left, wearing helmet, long chiton and himation, holding owl on extended right hand and resting left hand on grounded shield, transverse spear in background; ANΔPAΓOPOY to right. Roma XIV, 326; Mitchiner 20; BMC 3-4, pl. xxviii, 2-3. 16.90g, 25mm, 7h. Near Extremely Fine; rev. weakly struck. Extremely R...
27 Sep 20222,200 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Live Auction 5, Lot 440
Uncertain Eastern Satrapy, 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Uncertain mint, circa 323-240 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; small grape bunch behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 342; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner -; SNG ANS 5; N&A 24-29; NAC 77, 102; Triton VIII, 608. 8.07g, 18m...
27 Sep 2022650 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Live Auction 5, Lot 441
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 261-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig, crescent and grape bunch behind, AΘE before. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner -; N&A -, cf. 13-17 (different monogram); SNG ANS -; Roma Numismati...
27 Sep 20222,000 GBP
Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger - Auction 375, Lot 1196
GRIECHISCHE MÜNZEN, ASIEN, BAKTRIEN Didrachme. Spätes 4./3. Jh. Athenakopf mit attischem Helm r. Rs: Eule steht r. Beizeichen Pflug und Traube. MIG -. HGCS 5. 7.98g, Schöne dunkle Tönung. Hohes Relief. R vz Erworben bei Baldwins. Die Zuweisung und Datierung dieser Münzen ist nicht gesichert. Die Ähnlichkeit mit Münzen dem baktrischen Herrschers Sophytes ist augenscheinlich. Sie werden aber auch mit Andragoras, einem seleukidischen Satrapen der Provinz Parthia in Verbindung gebracht und d...
22 Sep 20221,800 EUR
Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger - Auction 375, Lot 1197
GRIECHISCHE MÜNZEN, ASIEN, BAKTRIEN SOPHYTES. 323-294, Drachme. Männerkopf mit lorbeergeschmücktem attischem Helm r. Rs: Hahn steht r. Beizechen Caduceus. MIG 29a. 2.98g, Schöne, etw. fleckige Tönung. Hohes Relief. R ss-vz Es wurden auch spätere Datierungen vorgeschlagen. Estimate: 900 EUR...
22 Sep 2022750 EUR
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 529
Parthia, Andragoras AR Tetradrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Turreted head of Tyche to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace; monogram of Andragoras behind / Athena standing to left, wearing helmet, long chiton and himation, holding owl on extended right hand and resting left hand on grounded shield, transverse spear in background; ANΔPAΓOPOY to right. Roma XIV, 326; Mitchiner 20; BMC 3-4, pl. xxviii, 2-3. 16.99g, 26mm, 6h. Extremely Fine. Extremely Rare. Fro...
22 Sep 20222,800 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 530
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.00g, 20mm, 6h. Good Extremely F...
22 Sep 2022850 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 531
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.08g, 18mm, 6h. Near Mint State....
22 Sep 2022850 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 532
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.04g, 19mm, 6h. Near Mint State....
22 Sep 20221,400 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 533
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.03g, 20mm, 6h. Near Mint State....
22 Sep 20221,300 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 534
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.12g, 19mm, 6h. Good Extremely F...
22 Sep 2022650 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 535
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; behind, grape cluster on vine with leaf, kerykeion above. Roma XIV, 335; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS -; Mitchiner 26d; N&A 63-64; HGC 12, 8. 3.73g, 15mm, 6h. Extremely Fine; slightly off-centre...
22 Sep 2022220 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 536
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; behind, grape cluster on vine with leaf, kerykeion above. Roma XIV, 335; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS -; Mitchiner 26d; N&A 63-64; HGC 12, 8. 3.48g, 15mm, 6h. Near Extremely Fine. Very Rare. Fr...
22 Sep 2022240 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 537
Uncertain Eastern Satrapy, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint, circa 323-240 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette and grape bunch on the bowl / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, AΘE before; all within incuse square. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; cf. Roma XIV, 341 corr. (grape bunch on rev.); Roma XV, 337. 16.86g,...
22 Sep 2022750 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 538
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 261-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, grape bunch over tail, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 354; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner 13e; N&A 13-15; SNG ANS -; Svoronos pl. 109, 8...
22 Sep 20221,200 GBP
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 539
Baktria, Sophytes AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel-wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard, tied under chin; M on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, ΣΩΦYΤΟΥ to right. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A, pl. I, 1; for type cf. SNG ANS 21-23 (drachm); Mitchiner 29 (drachm); Whitehead NC 1943, pp. 64, 1 and pl. III, 7-8...
22 Sep 202219,000 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 540
Baktria, Sophytes AR Didrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246/5-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel-wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard; MNA on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, ΣΩΦYΤΟΥ to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A, pl. I, 2 = Alpha Bank 7461; for type cf. SNG ANS 21-23 (drachm); Mitchiner 29 (drachm); Whitehead NC 1943, p. 64, 1 and pl. III, 7-8 (d...
22 Sep 20228,000 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - Auction XXV, Lot 541
Baktria, Sophytes AR Hemidrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel-wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, ΣΩΦYΤΟΥ to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3a; SNG ANS 25; Mitchiner 30; Roma 69, lot 626 (sold for £1,200). 1.75g, 12h, 6h. About Extremely Fine; a charming specimen, attractive cabinet tone. Very Rare; a...
22 Sep 2022650 GBP
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 34063
Ancients PARTHIAN SATRAPS. Andragoras (ca. mid-3rd century BC). AR tetradrachm (25mm, 16.92 gm, 6h). NGC Choice AU★ 5/5 - 4/5. Ca. 246/5-239/8 BC. Head of Tyche right, wearing turreted headdress, single pendant earring, and pearl necklace; monogram of Andragoras behind / ANΔPAΓOPOY, Athena standing left, wearing Corinthian helmet pushed back on head, long chiton, and himation, owl left on outstretched right hand, resting left hand on grounded shield decorated with gorgoneion boss; transverse s...
25 Aug 202211,000 USD
Nomos AG - obolos 24, Lot 445
BAKTRIA, Pre-Seleukid Era. Sophytes, circa 305-294 BC. (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.18 g, 8 h), Aï Khanoum or Baktra. Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. Owl standing right, head facing. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes 4 (diobol). HGC 9, 211 (Antiochos I). SC 444 (Antiochos I). SCB p. 25, I (Antiochos I). SNG ANS 27 (diobol). Extremely rare, and although rough, it is remarkably unscathed by tooling as most of these seem to come. Nearly very fine. From the Thomas Kirby Collection, USA. There has been some...
21 Aug 20221,600 CHF
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 99, Lot 565
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 3.34g, 16mm, 6h. Very Fine; cleaning marks. Very Rare. From the Ne...
7 Jul 202235 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 99, Lot 566
Baktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246/-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard; [M] on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, [ΣΩ]ΦYΤ[ΟΥ] to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A; SNG ANS 21-23; Mitchiner 29b; HGC 12, 14. 3.23g, 15mm, 6h. Very Fine; cleaning marks. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection. Estimate...
7 Jul 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 99, Lot 567
Baktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246/-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard; [M] on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, [ΣΩ]ΦYΤΟΥ] to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A; SNG ANS 21-23; Mitchiner 29b; HGC 12, 14. 3.00g, 16mm, 7h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection. Estimate: 250 GBP...
7 Jul 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 99, Lot 568
Baktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246/-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard; [M] on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, [ΣΩΦYΤΟΥ] to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A; SNG ANS 21-23; Mitchiner 29b; HGC 12, 14. 3.29g, 16mm, 6h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection. Estimate: 200 GBP...
7 Jul 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 572
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.00g, 20mm, 6h. Good Extremely F...
16 Jun 2022850 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 573
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 7.20g, 19mm, 7h. Near Extremely F...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 574
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.14g, 18mm, 6h. Extremely Fine; ...
16 Jun 2022420 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 575
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.20g, 18mm, 6h. Extremely Fine; ...
16 Jun 20221,000 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 576
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 332; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS -; Mitchiner -; HGC 12, 8. 3.49g, 14mm, 6h. Near Extremely Fine. Very Rare. From...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 577
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 332; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS -; Mitchiner -; HGC 12, 8. 3.32g, 15mm, 6h. Extremely Fine. Very Rare. From the ...
16 Jun 2022340 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 578
Parthia(?), 'Eagle series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to right, head reverted; grape cluster on vine with leaf and kerykeion above. Bopearachchi, Sophytes -, cf. Series 2A (eagle to left); Mitchiner -, cf. 26d (same); SNG ANS -; Roma XIV, lot 338 (hammer: £2,600); CNG E-184, lot 74. 2.99g,...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 579
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 332; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS -; Mitchiner -; HGC 12, 8. 3.33g, 14mm, 6h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Neil ...
16 Jun 2022180 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 580
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-7; HGC 12, 8. 2.95g, 15mm, 6h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection. Estim...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 581
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-6; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-7; HGC 12, 8. 3.06g, 14mm, 6h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection. Estima...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 582
Uncertain Eastern Satrapy, 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Uncertain mint, circa 323-240 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; small grape bunch behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, [AΘE before]. Roma XIV, 342; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner -; SNG ANS 5; N&A 24-29; NAC 77, 102; Triton VIII, 608; HGC 12, ...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 583
Uncertain Eastern Satrapy, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint, circa 323-240 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette and grape bunch on the bowl / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, AΘE before; all within incuse square. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; cf. Roma XIV, 341 corr. (grape bunch on rev.); Roma XV, 337. 16.87g,...
16 Jun 20221,600 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 584
Uncertain Eastern Satrapy, 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Uncertain mint, circa 323-240 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; small grape bunch behind / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig, grape bunch and crescent behind, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 342 var. (grape on rev.); Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner -; SNG ANS 5 var. (same); N&A 24-29 va...
16 Jun 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 585
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Stasanor, satrap(?). Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 321-245 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette and grape bunch on the bowl; ΣTA behind, MNA below / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig, crescent and grape bunch behind, AΘE before; all within incuse square. Roma XIV, 346 var. (grape bunch on rev. not helm...
16 Jun 20221,400 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 586
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 261-238 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; ΦA over prow behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig, crescent and grape bunch behind, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 352; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner -; N&A 20-22; SNG ANS -. 17.00g, 22mm, 7h. Near Extre...
16 Jun 2022850 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 587
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 261-238 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and [crescent] behind, AΘE before. Roma XIV, -; SMAK pp. 64-70; Bopearachchi, Sophytes -; SNG ANS 7-8; HGC 12, 6. 3.84g, 13mm, 1h. Good Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection....
16 Jun 20221,100 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 98, Lot 588
Baktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246/5-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard; [M] on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, ΣΩΦYΤΟΥ to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A; SNG ANS 21-23; Mitchiner 29b; HGC 12, 14. 3.43g, 15mm, 6h. Good Very Fine; cleaning marks. Very Rare. From the Neil Collection. Estima...
16 Jun 2022140 GBP
Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 518, Lot 312
BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 285/3-280/78 BC. AR Drachm (16mm, 3.24 g, 6h). Local standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Helmeted head of Athena right / Eagle standing left, head right. SMAK pp. 64-70; Nicolet-Pierre & Amandry –; Bopearachchi, Sophytes 11-2; SNG ANS 12-13; HGC 12, 7. Toned, porous, cleaning scratches. Good VF. Estimate: 500 USD...
15 Jun 2022400 USD
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 97, Lot 486
Parthia(?), 'Athenian series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45. 8.00g, 18mm, 5h. Near Extremely Fine. V...
26 May 2022240 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 97, Lot 487
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 2.00g, 14mm, 6h. About Very Fine; somewhat corroded. Very Rare. Fr...
26 May 202224 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 97, Lot 488
Baktria, uncertain mint in the Oxus region AR Diobol. Local Standard. Circa 285/3-280/78 BC. Laureate head of Zeus to right / Eagle standing to left, head to right, grape bunch to right (?). SNG ANS 20; SMAK pl. 30; Bopearachchi, Sophytes, Group 2B; Mitchener type 28; HGC 12, 12. 1.02g, 11mm, 12h. Near Very Fine. Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., E-Sale 79, 14 January 2021, lot 447. Estimate: 60 GBP...
26 May 2022Unsold 
Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 516, Lot 360
BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 295/3-285/3 BC. AR Didrachm (18mm, 7.70 g, 6h). Local standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Head of Athena right, wearing earring and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram to left / Owl standing right, head facing; AΘE downward to right; to upper left, prow of galley right above grape bunch on vine with leaf. SMAK pp. 64-70; cf. Nicolet-Pierre & Amandry 44-5 (same obv. die); cf. Bopearac...
18 May 2022900 USD
Stephen Album Rare Coins - Auction 43, Lot 14
BACTRIA: Sophytes, ca. 305-294 BC, AR drachm (3.56g), Bop-3A, SNG ANS-21, helmeted male head right // cockerel standing right, kerykeion to left, ΣOΦYTOY to right, some corrosion, F-VF. Estimate: 150-200 USD...
12 May 2022150 USD
Stephen Album Rare Coins - Auction 43, Lot 15
BACTRIA: AR drachm (3.22g), ca. 285/3-280/78 BC, Bop-2A (Sophytes), helmeted head of Athena right // eagle standing left, head right, caduceus and grape bunches on a stalk above, VF, R. Estimate: 200-300 USD...
12 May 2022260 USD
Stephen Album Rare Coins - Auction 43, Lot 1632
BACTRIA: Sophytes, ca. 305-294 BC, AR hemidrachm (1.27g), Bop-2A, SNG ANS-17/18, helmeted head of Athena right // eagle standing left, head right, grape bunches on stalk to right, well-centered strike with bold details, Choice VF. Estimate: 100-150 USD...
12 May 2022300 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - CSNS Signature Sale 3099, Lot 31262
Ancients BACTRIA. Early Hellenistic Era. Sophytes (ca. mid-3rd century BC). AR drachm (15mm, 3.38 gm, 7h). NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5. Male head right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with laurel wreath and wing on cheek piece; M on truncation of neck / ΣΩΦΥΤΟΥ, cock standing right; caduceus to left. HGC 10, 14. SNG ANS 21-24. Struck in high relief and pleasingly toned. The reputation of Bactria as an "empire of mystery" begins with its earliest coinage bearing a name, in this case an individual...
5 May 2022750 USD
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 529
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 7.92g, 20mm, 6h. Extremely Fi...
5 May 2022900 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 530
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.07g, 19mm, 6h. Extremely Fi...
5 May 2022500 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 531
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 8.06g, 21mm, 6h. Near Extreme...
5 May 2022380 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 532
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 7.82g, 18mm, 6h. Good Very Fi...
5 May 2022500 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 533
Parthia(?), 'Athenian Series' AR Didrachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; behind, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 331; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; SNG ANS 6; N&A 43-45; HGC 12, 3. 7.31g, 18mm, 6h. Very Fine. V...
5 May 2022160 GBP
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 534
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram of Andragoras(?) behind / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 332; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS -; Mitchiner -; HGC 12, 8. 3.53g, 13mm, 6h. Extremely Fine. Very Rare. From ...
5 May 2022500 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 535
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 3.19g, 14mm, 10h. Very Fine. From the Professor Shir Mohammad Coll...
5 May 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 536
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 2.43g, 15mm, 11h. Very Fine. From the Professor Shir Mohammad Coll...
5 May 202285 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 537
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 3. 33g, 15mm, 6h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Professor Shir Mo...
5 May 2022Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 538
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 3.00g, 15mm, 6h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Professor Shi...
5 May 202230 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 539
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 2.94g, 15mm, 6h. About Very Fine; somewhat corroded. Very Rare. Fr...
5 May 202230 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 540
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; grape cluster on vine with leaf above. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; SNG ANS 14-16; Mitchiner 26c; N&A 52-57; HGC 12, 8. 2.95g, 14mm, 6h. About Very Fine. Very Rare. From the Professor Sh...
5 May 202230 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 541
Parthia(?), 'Eagle Series' AR Drachm. Hekatompylos(?), circa 246/5-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Eagle standing to left, head to right; [grape cluster on vine with leaf above?]. Cf. Roma XIV, 334; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A; cf. SNG ANS 14-16; cf. Mitchiner 26c; cf. N&A 52-57; cf. HGC 12, 8. 2.58g, 14mm, 6h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. ...
5 May 202235 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 542
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 261-239/8 BC. Attic standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; monogram behind / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, grape bunch over tail, AΘE before. Roma XIV, 354; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A; Mitchiner 13e; N&A 13-15; SNG ANS -; Svoronos pl. 109, 8...
5 May 20221,100 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 544
Baktria, 'Athenian Series' AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 261-239/8 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and [crescent] behind, AΘE before. Roma XIV, -; SMAK pp. 64-70; Bopearachchi, Sophytes -; SNG ANS 7-8; HGC 12, 6. 3.44g, 15mm, 10h. Very Fine. Estimate: 50 GBP...
5 May 2022120 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 96, Lot 545
Baktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region, circa 246/5-235 BC. Attic standard. Head of Seleukos(?) to right, wearing laurel wreathed Attic helmet decorated with spiral pattern on crest and eagle wings on cheek-guard; M on bust truncation / Cockerel standing to right; kerykeion behind, ΣΩΦYΤΟΥ to right. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 3A; SNG ANS 21-23; Mitchiner 29b; HGC 12, 14. 3.57g, 16mm, 7h. Near Extremely Fine. Very Rare. Estimate: 400 GBP...
5 May 2022300 GBP
Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 514, Lot 261
BAKTRIA, Local issues. Circa 285/3-280/78 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 3.11 g, 6h). Local standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus region. Helmeted head of Athena right / Eagle standing left, head right; above, traces of Æ and grape vine with single leaf and grape cluster behind above grape cluster on vine. Nicolet-Pierre & Amandry –; Bopearachchi, Sophytes, Group –; Taylor, Birds –, but cf. 147 = CNG E-176, lot 88; SMAK – HGC 12, –. Find patina, rough surfaces, some cleaning scratches and smoothing. Good...
20 Apr 2022475 USD
Classical Numismatic Group - Electronic Auction 514, Lot 262
BAKTRIA, Local issues. Sophytes. Circa 280/78-270 BC. AR Drachm (15.5mm, 3.72 g, 6h). Attic standard. Uncertain mint in the Oxus Regios. Male head right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with laurel wreath and wing on cheek piece; trace of M[NA] on truncation of neck / Cock standing right; kerykeion to left. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes3 (hemidrachm); cf. Taylor, Birds262-3; SMAK – HGC 12, 14. Find patina, heavy cleaning scratches on smoothing, roughness. Fine. Estimate: 100 USD...
20 Apr 2022120 USD
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