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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. - Buy or Bid Sale 207, Lot 114
Mysia, Pergamum. Cistophoric Tetradrachm; Mysia, Pergamum; c. 166-67 BC, Cistophoric Tetradrachm, 12.74g. Kleiner-3, SNG Paris-1725. Obv: Cista mystica with half-open lid, from which a serpent issues l.; the whole in wreath of ivy. Rx: Bow-case with serpents; AM above, monogram to l., thyrsos to r.. MS Starting Price: 250 USD...
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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. - Buy or Bid Sale 207, Lot 115
Mysia, Pergamum. Cistophoric Tetradrachm; Mysia, Pergamum; c. 166-67 BC, Cistophoric Tetradrachm, 12.68g. Kleiner-10, SNG Paris-1718. Obv: Cista mystica with half-open lid, from which a serpent issues l.; the whole in wreath of ivy. Rx: Bow-case with serpents; BO above, monogram to l., thyrsos to r.. MS Starting Price: 250 USD...
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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. - Buy or Bid Sale 207, Lot 180
Mark Antony & Octavia. Cistophoric Tetradrachm; Mark Antony & Octavia; Ephesus, 39 BC, Cistophoric Tetradrachm, 11.53g. RPC-2201; Sydenham-1197; Sear, Imperators-262. Obv: M ANTONIVS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TERT Head of Antony r., lituus below, all enclosed within ivy wreath. Rx: III VIR - R P C Bust of Octavia r., on cista supported and flanked by snakes. "This remarkable issue...commemorates the marriage of Antony and Octavian's sister Octavia and celebrates Antony's divine status as the 'New ...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 396
Ionia, Ephesos AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Dated year 65 = 70/69 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; ΞE (date) above EΦE to left, lit torch to right, torch(?) between two cornucopiae above. BMC 168. 12.27g, 25mm, 12h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 50 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 397
Ionia, Ephesos AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Dated year 66 = 69/8 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; tree(?) between two cornucopiae above, ΞC (date) above EΦE to left, lit torch to right. Kleiner, "The Dated Cistophori of Ephesus", ANSMN 18 (1972), 68; SNG Copenhagen 334. 12.30g, 26mm, 1h. Good Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 75 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 435
Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 133-67 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; monogram and ΦI above, monogram to left, serpent-entwined thyrsos right. SNG Copenhagen 441; SNG France 1755-1756. 11.94g, 29mm, 12h. Good Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 50 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 436
Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 76-67 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; TH and monogram above, civic monogram to left, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right. Kleiner, "Hoard Evidence and the Late Cistophori of Pergamum," in ANSMN 23 (1978), pg. 81, 49; Pinder 118. 12.11g, 27mm, 12h. Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 50 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 447
Lydia, Tralleis AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 166-160 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; TPAΛ to left, helmet on thunderbolt to right. Kleiner-Noe Series 4; SNG von Aulock 3246. 12.72g, 28mm, 11h. Extremely Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 100 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 491
Phrygia, Apameia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 88-67 BC. Sokrates, magistrate. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; ΣΩKPA-TOY in two lines above, aulos (double flute) and AΠA to left. BMC 19; SNG Copenhagen -. 12.49g, 27mm, 12h. Extremely Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 75 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 608
C. Fabius M. f. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Apamea, Phrygia. Andronikos, son of Xenios, magistrate. 57-56 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents standing by decorated bow case; C•FABI•M•F PRO COS in two lines above, AΠA to left, two flutes to right, ΑΝΔΡΟΝΙΚΟΥ ΞΕΝΙΟΥ below. Stumpf 22; Waddington 7016. 12.39g, 30mm, 12h. Extremely Fine. Extremely Rare - two examples recorded by Stumpf. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. E...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 609
C. Fabius M. f. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesos, Ionia. Knosos, magistrate. 57 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; C•FABI•M•F PRO COS in two lines above, OZ above EΦE to left, lit torch to right, KNѠΣOΣ below. Stumpf 19, pl. I, 19 = BMC 175; de Luynes 2599. 12.59g, 27mm, 12h. Good Extremely Fine. Extremely Rare - only three examples recorded by Stumpf. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-19...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 611
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, conjoined busts of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia right / III•VIR• R•P•C, Dionysus standing left on cista mystica between twisting snakes, holding sceptre. RPC I 2202; RSC 3; CRI 263; BMCRR East 136. 11.92g, 27mm, 12h. Very Fine. From the inventory of a UK dealer. Estimate: 500 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 612
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, conjoined busts of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia right / III•VIR• R•P•C, Dionysus standing left on cista mystica between twisting snakes, holding sceptre. RPC I 2202; RSC 3; CRI 263; BMCRR East 136. 11.94g, 26mm, 12h. Good Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 500 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 613
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, head of Antony right, wearing ivy wreath, lituus below; all within wreath of ivy and flowers / III•VIR• R•P•C, head of Octavia atop cista mystica, between twisting snakes. RPC I 2201; RSC 2; CRI 262; BMCRR East 133. 11.95g, 27mm, 11h. Good Very Fine. From the inventory of a UK dealer. Estimate: 500 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 614
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, head of Antony right, wearing ivy wreath, lituus below; all within wreath of ivy and flowers / III•VIR• R•P•C, head of Octavia atop cista mystica, between twisting snakes. RPC I 2201; RSC 2; CRI 262; BMCRR East 133. 11.72g, 27mm, 11h. Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 500 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 618
Augustus AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Pergamum, Mysia. 27-26 BC. IMP CAESAR, bare head right / Six stalks of grain tied in a bundle; [AVGV-STVS] across field. RPC 2212; RIC 494; RSC 32a. 8.47g, 25mm, 12h. Good Fine; minor flan crack 12h, partially corroded. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 75 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 629
Claudius I, with Agrippina II, AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. AD 50-51. TI CLAVD CAES AVG AGRIPP AVGVSTA, jugate busts of Claudius and Agrippina, Claudius laureate and Agrippina laureate and draped / DIANA EPHESIA, cult statue of Diana Ephesia facing. RIC 119; RPC 2224; RSC 1. 10.63g, 26mm, 6h. Good Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 150 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 639
Domitian, with Domitia, AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. AD 82. IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG P M COS VIII, laureate head right / DOMITIA AVGVSTA, draped bust of right. RIC 228; RPC 866; RSC 2. 10.57g, 25mm, 6h. Good Fine. Rare. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 300 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 641
Nerva AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Uncertain Asia Minor (or Rome) mint, AD 98. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT P P, laureate head right / Six stalks of grain tied in a bundle; COS III across fields. RIC 120; RSC 45. 9.83g, 25mm, 8h. Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 150 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 645
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of an uncertain mint in Asia Minor. After 128 AD. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare-headed and draped bust right / COS III, bunch of six corn ears. RIC 518; RSC 440. 10.96g, 28mm, 12h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 150 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 646
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of an uncertain mint in Asia Minor. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare head right / COS III, cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing, extending hands and flanked by stags and thymiateria. RIC 489; Metcalf, Cistophori, type 88; RSC 319. 10.45g, 30mm, 6h. Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 150 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 647
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head right / Temple of Diana (Artemis) Ephesia, DIA-NA across fields, EPHESIA in exergue. RIC 475a; Metcalf, Cistophori, type 8; RSC 536. 10.62g, 29mm, 6h. Near Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 200 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 648
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Miletus, Ionia. Circa AD 128-132. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, laureate head right / COS III, Apollo Didymaeus standing within tetrastyle temple with patera in pediment. RIC II 519; Metcalf, Cistophori 24; RPC III 1352; RSC 287. 10.61g, 28mm, 1h. Very Fine. Very Rare. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 300 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 649
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Smyrna, Ionia. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare head right / Two Nemeses standing facing, vis-à-vis, each holding out fold of drapery; the left also holding a bridle, the right a rule. RIC 507; Metcalf, Cistophori, type 32; RPC III 1361; RSC 326. 10.71g, 27mm, 6h. Good Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 100 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 650
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Mylasa, Caria. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare head right / COS III, Zeus (Jupiter) Carius standing facing, holding reverted spear in right hand and resting left on shield set on ground; at his feet, an eagle standing to right on tree stump. RIC 495; Metcalf 42; BMCRE 1063; RSC 274. 10.71g, 29mm, 6h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 150 GBP...
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 57, Lot 651
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Nicomedia, Bithynia. After AD 128. IMP CAES TRA HADRIANO AVG P P, laureate head right / Octastyle temple set on three-tiered podium, ROM S P AVG across frieze; COM BIT across fields. RIC 461b; Metcalf, Cistophori, type B1; RSC 240b. 10.79g, 26mm, 6h. Very Fine. From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s. Estimate: 300 GBP...
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Classical Numismatic Group - Auction 111, Lot 294
PHRYGIA, Laodikeia. Circa 160-145 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 6.18 g, 12h). Cistophoric standard. Lion's skin draped over club; all within wreath / Grape bunch on vine; to lower right, wolf standing right above head of Tyche right. Kleiner & Noe Series 4, unlisted denomination, but obv. die 1 from Series 1 didrachms; HGC 7, 734. VF, toned, a few scratches. Well centered. Extremely rare, none in CoinArchives. Estimate: 500 USD...
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Classical Numismatic Group - Auction 111, Lot 652
Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Cistophorus (25mm, 11.97 g, 12h). Ephesus mint. Struck circa 25-20 BC. IMP • CAE SAR, bare head right / AVGVSTVS, capricorn right, head left, bearing cornucopia on back; all within laurel wreath. RIC I 477; Sutherland Group V, – (unlisted dies); RPC I 2213; RSC 16; BMCRE 696 = BMCRR East 263; BN 916–7. Near EF, deeply toned with some iridescence. Well centered, good metal. The cistophoric tetradrachm was introduced by the Attalid kings of Pergamum in the 190s BC, a...
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Classical Numismatic Group - Auction 111, Lot 683
Domitia. Augusta, AD 82-96. AR Cistophorus (25mm, 11.14 g, 6h). Uncertain Asian mint. Struck under Domitian, AD 82. Draped bust right / Venus, seen half from behind, naked to the hips, standing right, resting elbow on column, holding scepter and helmet. RIC II 847 (Domitian); RPC II 870 (Domitian); RSC 19. VF, toned, small lamination and contact mark on obverse. Estimate: 500 USD...
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Monthly Auction 271920, Lot 40030
Ancients MYSIA. Pergamum. Under Roman Rule (ca. 133-67 BC). AR cistophorus (26mm, 12.66 gm, 11h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 4/5. Struck ca. 95-92 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica, all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; AM above, ΠΕPΓ civic monogram to left, serpent-entwined staff to right. SNG France 5, 1725. From the Morris Collection HID02901242017 Estimate: 200-300 USD...
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Monthly Auction 271920, Lot 40037
Ancients PHRYGIA. Laodicea. Ca. 133-67 BC. AR cistophorus (27mm, 12.52 gm, 12h). NGC Choice XF 4/5 - 5/5. Ca. 88-67 BC, Cratippus, moneyer. Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / KPATIΠ/ΠPOY above bow-case and serpents; ΛΑ-Ο to left, filleted caduceus to right. HGC 7, 724. BMC 10. From the Morris Collection HID02901242017 Estimate: 100-200 USD...
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Monthly Auction 271920, Lot 40095
Ancients Octavian, as Sole Imperator (31-27 BC). AR cistophorus (26mm, 12.09 gm, 12h). NGC VF 4/5 - 4/5. Ephesus, 28 BC. IMP•CAESAR•DIVI•F•COS•VI•LIBERTATIS•P•R•VINDEX, laureate head of Octavian right / PAX, Pax standing facing on parazonium or horizontal torch left, head left, caduceus in right hand; serpent emerging from within cista mystica in right field, all within laurel wreath. RIC I 476. RPC I 2203. Sutherland group I. BMC 691. RSC 218. From the Morris Collection. The obverse of this...
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Monthly Auction 271920, Lot 40100
Ancients Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AR cistophorus (26mm, 11.58 gm, 11h). NGC Fine 4/5 - 4/5. Pergamum, 19-18 BC. IMP•IX•TR•-PO V, bare head of Augustus right / S•P•R• / SIGNIS / RECEPTIS, legend in three lines in opening of triumphal arch decorated with aquila on each wall and inscribed IMP•IX•TR•POT•V and surmounted by halted quadriga right with charioteer holding four sets of reins. RIC I 510. From the Morris Collection HID02901242017 Estimate: 200-300 USD...
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Monthly Auction 271920, Lot 40113
Ancients Claudius I (AD 41-54), with Agrippina II. AR cistophorus (25mm, 10.28 gm, 6h). NGC Choice Fine 4/5 - 3/5. Ephesus, AD 50/1. TI CLAVD CAES•AVG AGRIPP•AVGVSTA, conjoined busts of Claudius, laureate, and Agrippina, draped, facing left / DIANA-EPHESIA, cult figure of Diana Ephesia standing facing wearing tall polos, fillets hanging from wrists. RIC I 119. From the Morris Collection HID02901242017 Estimate: 300-400 USD...
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - Monthly Auction 271920, Lot 40161
Ancients Diva Julia Titi (ca. AD 79-90/1). AR cistophorus (25mm, 10.78 gm, 7h). NGC VF 5/5 - 4/5. Ephesus mint (or Rome for circulation in Asia), AD 82. IVLIA AVGVSTA-DIVI TITI F, draped bust of Divi Julia Titi right, seen from front, hair bunched at front, thickly braided and tucked in small chignon at base of head; pellet below bust / VESTA, Vesta seated left on bench decorated with drapery, feet on stool, palladium in right hand, transverse scepter in left. RIC II (Domitian) 848. From the ...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 276
LYDIA. Sardes. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 12.67 g, 1 h), circa 160-150. Cista mystica from which snake coils; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, monogram of ΣAP; to right, filleted palm frond. Kleiner & Noe Series 6, 9c (symbol described as 'sword in sheath'). Sharp and and with a particularly elaborate Dionysiac wreath. Extremely fine. Estimate: 350 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 277
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 30 mm, 12.67 g, 12 h), circa 166-160. Cista mystica from which snake coils; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, TPAΛ; to right, humped bull standing right. Kleiner & Noe Series 1b. Pinder 141. Nearly extremely fine. Estimate: 250 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 278
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 28 mm, 12.79 g, 1 h), circa 166-160. Cista mystica from which snake coils; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, TPAΛ; to right, maeander pattern. Kleiner & Noe Series 5, 12a. Pinder 143. A fresh and very sharp piece. Virtually as struck. Estimate: 350 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 289
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 166-133 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 29 mm, 12.73 g, 1 h), circa 150-140. Cista mystica from which snake coils; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Rev. Two snakes coiled around a bow case; to left, monogram of AΠ; to right, head of an elephant to right. Kleiner & Noe Series 23. Pinder 69. Good extremely fine. Estimate: 350 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 586
Mark Antony and Octavia, 40-35 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 25 mm, 11.85 g, 12 h), Ephesus, summer-autumn 39. M ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER ET•TERT• Head of Antony to right, wearing wreath of ivy; below, lituus; all within wreath of ivy and flowers. Rev. III•VIR• - R•P•C Draped bust of Octavia to right above cista mystica, flanked by interlaced serpents with heads erect. RPC I 2201. Sydenham 1197. Nicely toned and very attractive. Light roughness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine. Estima...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 587
Mark Antony and Octavia, 40-35 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.85 g, 1 h), Ephesus, summer-autumn 39. M A•NTONIVS IMP COS•DESIG ITER ET•TERT• Conjoined heads of Antony, wearing wreath of ivy, and Octavia to right. Rev. III•VIR• - R•P•C Dionysus, holding cantharus in his right hand and thyrsus with his left, standing left on cista mystica flanked by interlaced serpents with heads erect. RPC I 2202. Sydenham 1198. Boldly struck on sound metal, a splendid example. Nearly extremely fine. Estim...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 592
Octavian, 44-27 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.83 g, 12 h), Ephesus, 28 BC. IMP•CAESAR•DIVI•F•COS•VI•LIBERTATIS•P•R•VINDEX• Laureate head of Octavian to right. Rev. PAX Pax standing front, head to left, holding caduceus with her right hand; behind her, a snake emerging from cista mystica; all within laurel wreath. RIC 476. RPC I 2203. Sutherland Group I, 45 (P31/-). Well struck on a broad flan. Minor deposits, otherwise, nearly extremely fine. Estimate: 500 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 593
Octavian, 44-27 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 11.99 g, 12 h), Ephesus, 28 BC. IMP•CAESAR•DIVI•F•COS•VI•LIBERTATIS•P•R•VINDEX• Laureate head of Octavian to right. Rev. PAX Pax standing front, head to left, holding caduceus in her right hand; behind her, a snake emerging from cista mystica; all within laurel wreath. RIC 476. RPC I 2203. Sutherland Group I (unlisted dies). A nicely toned example with a really fine portrait. Minor die faults on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine. Est...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 594
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.81 g, 1 h), Ephesus, circa 25-20 BC. IMP•CAESAR Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS Capricorn to right, head to left, bearing cornucopiae on its back; all within laurel wreath. Cohen 16. RIC 480. RPC I 2213. Sutherland Group V (O14/-). An attractive and very well centered example with a fine portrait. Minor cleaning marks, otherwise, extremely fine. Estimate: 1000 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 595
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.78 g, 1 h), Ephesus, circa 25-20 BC. IMP•CAESAR Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS Six grain-ears tied together. RIC 481. RPC I 2214. Sutherland Group VI, 185a (O20/R10). A fresh, sharp and clear piece with a very attractive portrait. Light die wear, otherwise, good extremely fine. Estimate: 1000 CHF...
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Leu Numismatik AG - Auction 4, Lot 596
Augustus, 27 BC-AD 14. Cistophorus (Silver, 25 mm, 11.96 g, 1 h), Ephesus, circa 25-20 BC. IMP•CAESAR Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. AVGVSTVS Garlanded and filleted altar; on the front, two stags facing each other. RIC 482. RPC I 2215. Sutherland Group VI, 357a (O118/-). A lovely and nicely toned piece. Two nicks on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine. Estimate: 1000 CHF...
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Stephen Album Rare Coins - Auction 34, Lot 24
PAMPHYLIA: Anonymous, ca. 205-100 BC, AR tetradrachm (15.66g), Side, helmeted head of Athena right // Nike flying left, holding wreath; to left, pomegranate above magistrate initials, ΔIOΔ, countermarked bow in bowcase within circular incuse with initials, F-VF. Similar countermarks were applied in other Asia Minor cities, and Price has linked these countermarks to the introduction of the cistophoric coinage circa 180 BC. Their use allowed Attic-weight coins to continue to circulate in the p...
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Stephen Album Rare Coins - Auction 34, Lot 45
ANCIENT: LOT of 3 silver coins: Seleukid Kingdom: Demetrios II, 145-140 BC, AR tetradrachm: king's head, diademed // Tyche seated (Sear-7053, Fine); Pergamon: AR cistophoric tetradrachm: cista mystica within wreath // encased bow between 2 snakes (Sear-3948var, VF); and Hunnic: Nezak Malek: BI drachm: crowned bust with bull's head // fire-altar & 2 attendants (Göbl-198, choice EF); retail value $370, lot of 3 pieces. Estimate: 240-280 USD...
23 May 2019To Be
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Stephen Album Rare Coins - Auction 34, Lot 50
ROMAN EMPIRE: Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD, AR cistophorus (11.09g), Pergamum, ca. 19-18 BC, RIC-507, bear head of Augustus, IMP IX TR PO V below // MART VLTO, temple of Mars Ultor, five-teared base, signum within, VG, R. Estimate: 120-160 USD...
23 May 2019To Be
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Aurea Numismatika - Auction 92, Lot 435
Marcus Antonius a Octavia Cistophor, 39 př. Kr., M ANTONIVS IMP COS DESIG ITER ET TERT, hlava M. Antonia zprava / III VIR R P C, Cista Mystica s hlavou Octavie, po straně dva hadi, Syd.1198, RPC.2202 (11,86 g) -1/1- Starting Price: 12000 CZK...
18 May 201926,000 CZK
Aurea Numismatika - Auction 92, Lot 451
Hadrianus, 117 - 138 Cistophorus, Rv: COS III, stojící Aesculap zleva drží hůl s navinutým hadem, RIC.481 ex NAC, Aukce 78, Zürich 26. - 27. 5. 2014, pol. 2251 2/2 Starting Price: 5000 CZK...
18 May 20198,500 CZK
Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger - Auction 424, Lot 133
Mysien Pergamon Cistophorus 95/92 v. Chr. Schlangenkiste in dionysischem Kranz / Gorytos inmitten von 2 Schlangen, rechts Thyrsos, MA. SNG BN 1722; Kleiner in ANS MN 23 (1978), 17. 12.48 g.; Feine Tönung - gut zentriert Sehr schön - vorzüglich Estimate: 100 EUR...
15 May 201985 EUR
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 341
Ionia, Ephesos AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 180-67 BC. Dated Year 66 = 69/68 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; ΞC (date) above EΦE to left, lit torch to right, palm branch between two cornucopiae above. Kleiner 70; Pinder 51. 12.38g, 28mm, 12h. Very Fine. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 50 GBP...
9 May 201965 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 395
Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 166-67 BC. Circa 104-98 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; MH above, civic monogram to left, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right. Kleiner 21; SNG France 1745. 12.43g, 27mm, 12h. Very Fine. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 50 GBP...
9 May 201965 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 396
Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 133-67 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; monogram, star and AΠ above, civic monogram in left field, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right. SNG Copenhagen 425; SNG France 1726-1727. 12.12g, 27mm, 12h. Near Extremely Fine; old cabinet tone. From the estate of a Genevois collector, via Chaponnière & Firmenich SA. Estimate: 50 GBP...
9 May 201975 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 397
Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 133-67 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; monogram, star and AΠ above, civic monogram in left field, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right. SNG Copenhagen 425; SNG France 1726-1727. 12.27g, 27mm, 12h. Good Fine. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 40 GBP...
9 May 201950 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 398
Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 85-76 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; ΦI and monogram above, civic monogram to left, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right. Kleiner 42; SNG Copenhagen 441; SNG France 1755-1756. 12.15g, 27mm, 12h. Good Fine. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 40 GBP...
9 May 2019Unsold 
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 401
Lydia, Tralleis AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 133 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; TIME above, TRAΛ to left, cult statue of Artemis Anaitis to right. SNG von Aulock 8287; SNG Copenhagen 661. 12.31g, 25mm, 12h. Good Fine. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 50 GBP...
9 May 201955 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 445
Phrygia, Apameia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Apollonios, magistrate. Circa 88-67 BC. Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy-wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; AΠOΛΛΩ-NIOY in two lines above, AΠA to left, two flutes to right. Kleiner, Late Issue XVI; SNG Copenhagen 150. 12.19g, 29mm, 12h. Very Fine; obv. die worn. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 100 GBP...
9 May 201980 GBP
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Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 518
C. Septimius T. f. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Herakleides, magistrate. Circa 57-55 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents standing by decorated bowcase surmounted by platform on which two facing fasces; C•SEPTVMI•T [F] PRO COS in two lines above, OΘ, EΦE and bow with bowcase to left, torch to right, HPAKΛEIΔHΣ below. Stumpf 36. 12.56g, 29mm, 12h. Near Extremely Fine. Extremely Rare; only one example recorded by Stumpf. From the inve...
9 May 20192,200 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 519
P. Cornelius P. f. Lentulus Spinther AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Artemidoros, son of Damokrates, magistrate. Laodicea, 56-54 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents standing by decorated bow case; P LENTVLVS P F IMP in two lines above, [Λ]AO to left, ornate winged caduceus to right, APTEMIΔOPOΣ ΔAMOKPATOY in two lines below. Stumpf 77. 12.54g, 26mm, 12h. Good Very Fine. Very Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 500 GBP...
9 May 2019850 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 520
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, head of Antony right, wearing ivy wreath, lituus below; all within wreath of ivy and flowers / III•VIR• R•P•C, head of Octavia atop cista mystica, between twisting snakes. RPC I 2201; RSC 2; CRI 262; BMCRR East 133. 12.12g, 27mm, 11h. Extremely Fine. From the inventory of a UK dealer. Estimate: 1000 GBP...
9 May 20191,200 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 521
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, head of Antony right, wearing ivy wreath, lituus below; all within wreath of ivy and flowers / III•VIR• R•P•C, head of Octavia atop cista mystica, between twisting snakes. RPC I 2201; RSC 2; CRI 262; BMCRR East 133. 11.74g, 27mm, 12h. Good Very Fine; attractive cabinet tone. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 500 GBP...
9 May 2019440 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 522
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, head of Antony right, wearing ivy wreath, lituus below; all within wreath of ivy and flowers / III•VIR• R•P•C, head of Octavia atop cista mystica, between twisting snakes. RPC I 2201; RSC 2; CRI 262; BMCRR East 133. 11.25g, 27mm, 1h. Good Fine. From a private German collection. Estimate: 100 GBP...
9 May 2019150 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 523
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Struck circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, conjoined busts of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia right / III•VIR• R•P•C, Dionysus standing left on cista mystica between twisting snakes, holding sceptre. RPC I 2202; RSC 3; CRI 263; BMCRR East 136. 12.09g, 26mm, 12h. Good Very Fine. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 500 GBP...
9 May 2019500 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 524
Marc Antony and Octavia AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. Struck circa 39 BC. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, conjoined busts of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia right / III•VIR• R•P•C, Dionysus standing left on cista mystica between twisting snakes, holding sceptre. RPC I 2202; RSC 3; CRI 263; BMCRR East 136. 11.72g, 26mm, 12h. Very Fine. From the inventory of a UK dealer. Estimate: 300 GBP...
9 May 2019550 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 547
Domitia (wife of Domitian) AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Uncertain Asian mint, or possibly Rome, AD 82. DOMITIA AVGVSTA, draped bust right of Domitia, hair in a queue; pellet below / VENVS AVG, Venus standing to right, holding spear and helmet, leaning on column. RIC (Domitian) 847; RPC I 870. 10.99g, 25mm, 7h. Near Very Fine; deep old cabinet tone. From a private German collection. Estimate: 250 GBP...
9 May 2019360 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 552
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Ephesus, Ionia. AD 117-138. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head right / DIANA EPHESIA, facing cult statue of Artemis Ephesia, fillets hanging from either arm; stags to left and right at base. RIC 474; RPC III 1328; Metcalf Type 5. 10.75g, 29mm, 7h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 100 GBP...
9 May 2019300 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 553
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 117-138. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare head right / COS III, eagle standing left on thunderbolt with wings spread and head to right. RIC 516; Metcalf Type 31; BMCRE 1079. 9.78g, 28mm, 6h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 100 GBP...
9 May 2019600 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 554
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 117-138. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare head right / COS III, eagle standing left on thunderbolt with wings spread and head to right. RIC 516; Metcalf Type 31; BMCRE 1079. 10.78g, 28mm, 6h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 100 GBP...
9 May 2019550 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 555
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of uncertain mint 'A', Asia Minor. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, laureate bust right / Bundle of six grain ears; COS III across fields. RIC 518c; Metcalf Type 85; RSC 441. 10.18g, 27mm, 7h. Near Very Fine. Very Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 150 GBP...
9 May 2019320 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 556
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Knidos(?), Caria. AD 117-138. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / COS III, Jupiter seated to right on throne, holding vertical sceptre and Victory with wreath on globe in extended left hand. RPC III 1368; Metcalf Type 72. 10.09g, 30mm, 7h. Very Fine. Extremely Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 150 GBP...
9 May 20191,900 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 557
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Mylasa, Caria. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare head right / COS III, Zeus (Jupiter) Carius standing facing, holding reverted spear in right hand and resting left on shield set on ground; at his feet, an eagle standing to right on tree stump. RIC 495; Metcalf 42; BMCRE 1063; RSC 274. 11.08g, 28mm, 6h. Good Very Fine. Very Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 500 GBP...
9 May 20191,300 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 558
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Hierapolis, Phrygia. After AD 128. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare-headed and draped bust right / COS III, Apollo Citharoedus standing right, holding plectrum and lyre. RIC 482; Metcalf Type 53; RSC 285. 10.62g, 27mm, 6h. Near Extremely Fine. Rare. From the inventory of a German dealer. Estimate: 150 GBP...
9 May 2019900 GBP
Roma Numismatics Ltd - E-Sale 56, Lot 863
Hadrian AR Cistophorus. Uncertain mint in Asia, circa AD 129. IMP CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head of Augustus right / HADRIANVS AVG P P REN, Hadrian, veiled, standing left, holding corn ears in right hand and wrapping left in toga. RIC 532; BMCRE 1094; Metcalf 92. 9.68g, 29mm, 7h. Near Extremely Fine; beautiful old cabinet tone. Very Rare. Ex Gorny & Mosch 211, 4 March 2013, lot 478; Ex Stack's Bowers & Ponterio 164, 6 January 2012, lot 383; Ex Stack's, Stack & Kroisos Collections, 14 January...
9 May 2019Unsold 
Emporium Hamburg - Auction 85, Lot 147
KLEINASIEN, MYSIEN / Stadt Pergamon, AR Cistophor (123-104v.Chr.). Cista mystica mit Schlange im Efeukranz. Rs.Bogen in Köcher zw. 2 Schlangen, i.F. 2 Monogramme. 12,55g. Pinder 101; SNG Cop.424 Vs. aus altem Stempel, ss Estimate: 60 EUR...
8 May 201955 EUR
Emporium Hamburg - Auction 85, Lot 148
KLEINASIEN, MYSIEN / Stadt Pergamon, AR Cistophor (133-67 v.Chr.). Cista mystica mit Schlange im Efeukranz. Rs.Bogen in Köcher zwischen 2 Schlangen, im Feld Monogramm. 12,33g. Sear 3947 ss Estimate: 100 EUR...
8 May 201995 EUR
Emporium Hamburg - Auction 85, Lot 288
RÖMISCHES REICH, Augustus, 27 v.-14 n.Chr., AR Cistophor (25 v.Chr.), Ionien, Stadt Ephesos. Kopf r., IMP CAESAR. Rs.Capricorn mit Füllhorn im Lorbeerkranz, AVGVSTVS. 11,56g. RIC 477; Kampm.2.6 ss Estimate: 560 EUR...
8 May 2019Unsold 
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 547
The Roman Republic Marcus Antonius. Cistophoric tetradrachm, Ephesus (?) 39, AR 11.57 g. M·ANTONIVS·IMP·COS· DESIG·ITER ET·TERT Ivy-wreathed head r.; below, lituus. All within ivy-wreath. Rev. III·VIR – R·P·C· Head of Octavia r. on cista mistica between two interlaced snakes with heads erect. Babelon Antonia 60. C 2. Sydenham 1197. RPC 2201. Scarce. Lovely old cabinet tone and about extremely fine The relationship between Marcus Antonius and Octavian was adversarial even at the b...
6 May 20193,000 CHF
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Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 548
The Roman Republic Marcus Antonius. Cistophoric tetradrachm, Ephesus (?) 39, AR 11.77 g. M·ANTONIVS·IMP·COS· DESIG·ITER ET·TERT Ivy-wreathed head r.; below, lituus. All within ivy-wreath. Rev. III·VIR – R·P·C· Head of Octavia r. on cista mistica between two interlaced snakes with heads erect. Babelon Antonia 60. C 2. Sydenham 1197. RPC 2201. Scarce. About extremely fine Estimate: 1500 CHF...
6 May 2019Unsold 
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 574
The Roman Empire Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD. Cistophoric tetradrachm, Pergamum circa 19-18, AR 11.79 g. IMP IX TR POT V Bare head r. Rev. Triumphal arch inscribed IMP IX TR POT V decorated with legionary eagles l, and r., surmounted by emperor in quadriga r.; SPR / SIGNIS / RECEPTIS beneath arch. C 298. BMC 703. Sutherland 448a. RIC 510. RPC 2218. CBN 984. Well struck on a very fresh metal and extremely fine Estimate: 1500 CHF...
6 May 201917,000 CHF
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 575
The Roman Empire Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD. Cistophoric tetradrachm, Pergamum circa 19-18, AR 11.90 g. IMP·IX·TR – PO·V Bare head r. Rev. MART – VLTO Vexillum within domed circular temple. C 202. BMC 704. Southerland Group VII. RIC 507. RPC 2220. CBN 989. Struck on excellent metal and extremely fine Estimate: 1500 CHF...
6 May 20192,000 CHF
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 607
The Roman Empire Claudius augustus, 41 – 54. Cistophoric tetradrachm, Ephesus (?) circa 41-42, AR 11.20 g. TI CLAVD – CAES AVG Bare head l. Rev. COM – ASI Distyle temple within which Claudius stands facing, on l., holding spear and globe, being crowned by female figure standing facing on r., holding cornucopiae in l. hand. Architrave inscribed ROM ET AVG. C 3. BMC 228. RIC 120. CBN 304. Kent-Hirmer pl. 53, 186. RPC 2221. Rare and in exceptional state of preservation. A bold por...
6 May 201912,000 CHF
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 762
The Roman Empire Caracalla caesar, 195 – 198. Cistophoric tetradrachm, uncertain mint circa 198, AR 9.30 g. IM C M AVRAN –TONINVS AVG Laureate head r. Rev. MIN – ER – REGIN Minerva standing l., holding owl in r. hand and spear in l. BMC –. RIC –. Metcalf, The Severan 'Cistophori', in Rivista Italiana 1988, –. An apparently unrecorded variety of an extremely rare type. Good very fine Estimate: 2000 CHF...
6 May 20193,500 CHF
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 1196
Greek coins Ionia, Ephesus. Cistophoric tetradrachm circa 139-138, AR 12.70 g. Serpents emerging from cista mistica; all within wreath. Rev. Two serpents standing by bow case; above, bee and in r. field, double cornucopiae. Kleiner-Noe serie 35 var. (with A on reverse). Unlisted variety. Light iridescent tone, an almost invisible mark on obverse field, otherwise about extremely fine Ex CNG sale 26, 1993, 322. From the Michael Dearing collection Estimate: 500 CHF...
6 May 2019400 CHF
Numismatica Ars Classica - Auction 114, Lot 1376
The Roman Republic Marcus Antonius and Octavia. Cistophoric tetradrachm, Ephesus (?) 39, AR 12.13 g. M·ANTONIVS·IMP ·COS· DESIG·ITER ET·TERT Jugate busts of Marcus Antonius and Octavia r. Rev. III·VIR – R·P·C· Bacchus standing l. on cista mistica between two interlaced snakes with heads erect. Babelon Antonia 61. C 3. Sydenham 1198. Sear Imperators 263. RPC 2202. About extremely fine Estimate: 1500 CHF...
6 May 20191,200 CHF
Nomos AG - Auction 18, Lot 139
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-133 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 32 mm, 12.75 g, 12 h), c. 160-150. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram of ΠΕΡΓ; to right, eight-rayed star. Kleiner & Noe Series 12, 28e. Pinder 69. SNG Copenhagen 147. SNG von Aulock 8332. Well and clearly struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine. Estimate: 250 CHF...
5 May 2019550 CHF
Nomos AG - Auction 18, Lot 140
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 32 mm, 12.77 g, 12 h), c. 160-150. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram ΠEPΓ; to right, bee flying to left, entering a rose. Kleiner & Noe Series 16, 36. A very rare symbol. Beautifully struck from fresh dies. Extremely fine. Estimate: 500 CHF...
5 May 20191,500 CHF
Nomos AG - Auction 18, Lot 141
MYSIA. Pergamon. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 30 mm, 12.72 g, 12 h), c. 160-150. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram ΠEPΓ; to right, hunting dog seated to left. Kleiner & Noe -, but same obverse die as Series 16, 36-a and pl. 4, 7. A lovely, sharply struck, well-centered, toned and attractive example. Good extremely fine. Estimate: 500 CHF...
5 May 2019850 CHF
Nomos AG - Auction 18, Lot 179
LYDIA. Tralleis. Circa 166-67 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 12.78 g, 12 h), Dion..., c. 100-90. Cista mystica from which serpent coils; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Quiver (gorytos) entwined by two serpents; to left, ΤΡΑΛ; above, ΔΙΟΝ; to right, lyre. SNG Copenhagen 657. SNG von Aulock 3259. Toned, well-struck, and with an attractively off-center obverse. Extremely fine. Estimate: 250 CHF...
5 May 2019400 CHF
Nomos AG - Auction 18, Lot 180
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Circa 166-133 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 29 mm, 12.16 g, 12 h), c. 150/140 BC. Serpent emerging to left from a partially open cista mystica; around, ivy wreath. Rev. Bow in gorytos between two upwardly coiling snakes; to left, monogram of ΠΑ; to right, elephant's head to right. Kleiner & Noe Series 12, 28e. Clear, attractive, nicely struck on a broad flan. Some striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine. The elephant's head symbol on the reverse is perhaps a...
5 May 2019650 CHF
Oslo Myntgalleri AS - Auction 17, Lot 1117
Octavian, cistophor, Ephesos 28 f.Kr. Hans hoide mot høyre/Pax stående mot venstre Ex. Kjøpt av Oslo Mythandel a/s ca.1985 Grade:1+ Starting Price: 5000 NOK...
4 May 20195,000 NOK
Oslo Myntgalleri AS - Auction 17, Lot 1119
Augustus 27 f.Kr.-14 e.Kr., cistophor, Ephesos 24-20 f.Kr. R: Seks kornaks buntet sammen Ex. Oslo Mynthandel a/s nr.64 24/4-2010 nr.466 Grade:1+ Starting Price: 3000 NOK...
4 May 20196,200 NOK
Oslo Myntgalleri AS - Auction 16, Lot 106
Augustus 27 f.Kr.-14 e.Kr., cistophor, Ephesos 24-20 f.Kr. R: Seks kornaks Ex. Norsk Numismatisk Forening auksjon 26/9-2001 nr.1 Grade:1/1- Starting Price: 750 NOK...
4 May 2019750 NOK
Oslo Myntgalleri AS - Auction 16, Lot 126
Domitian & Domitia, cistophor, Ephesos 82 e.Kr. Hode av Domitian mot høyre/Byste av Domitia mot høyre. Perforert/pierced Ex. Gerh. Hirsch nr.185 16/3-1995 nr.810 Grade:1 Starting Price: 800 NOK...
4 May 2019Unsold 
Morton & Eden - Auction 100, Lot 280
Mysia, Pergamon, cistophorus, 190-133 BC, cista mystica, rev., bow case and coiled serpents; ΑΣ above, 12.58g, die axis 12.00 (BMC 102), good very fine (100-150 GBP)...
2 May 201980 GBP
Heritage World Coin Auctions - CSNS Signature Sale 3073, Lot 30112
Ancients MYSIA. Pergamum. Roman Rule (ca. 180-133 BC). AR cistophorus (29mm, 12.62 gm, 11h). NGC MS 5/5 - 3/5. Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Bow case with serpents; ΠPTE monogram to left, head of Athena left to right. Kleiner Series 17 var. (Athena head right). Sharply struck from fresh dies of great style. HID02901242017 Estimate: 800-1200 USD...
25 Apr 20191,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - CSNS Signature Sale 3073, Lot 30124
Ancients IONIA. Ephesus. Ca. 180-133 BC. AR cistophorus (28mm, 12.67 gm, 12h). NGC MS 5/5 - 3/5. Ca. 160-150 BC. Serpent emerging from Cista Mystica inscribed with meander pattern, all within ivy wreath / Bowcase flanked by serpents, heads confronting, EΦE to left, cult statue of Artemis Ephesia to right. Kleiner Noe series 13. Fully struck with blazing white surfaces that seem better than a 3 grade to this cataloger. HID02901242017 Estimate: 800-1200 USD...
25 Apr 20191,500 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - CSNS Signature Sale 3073, Lot 30125
Ancients IONIA. Ephesus. Ca. 133-88 BC. AV stater (20mm, 8.51 gm, 12h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5. First series, ca. 133-100 BC. Draped bust of Artemis right, hair drawn into knot at back of head, wearing stephane and drop earrings, bow and quiver over shoulder / Cult statue of the Artemis Ephesia facing, fillet hanging from each hand, Ε-Φ to either side of head, lighted torch (or thymiaterion) in inner right field between statue and fillet. Jenkins, Hellenistic, pl. B, 6 (dated 123-119 BC). Head p. 69...
25 Apr 201910,000 USD
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Heritage World Coin Auctions - CSNS Signature Sale 3073, Lot 30127
Ancients IONIA. Ephesus. Ca. 133-67 BC. AR cistophorus (28mm, 12.64 gm, 12h). NGC MS 4/5 - 5/5. C. Claudius Ap.f. Pulcher, proconsul, Ploutichos, magistrate (55-53 BC), Ephesus, dated Civic Year 79 (56/5 BC). Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents standing by decorated bow case; C•PVLCHRI PRO COS in two lines above, OΘ (date) / EΦE to left, race-torch to right, ΠΛOYTIXOΣ below. Stumpf -. Unpublished. Attractive style with areas of light golden toning. HID...
25 Apr 2019650 USD
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