Corbitts - dealers and auctioneers of postage stamps of the world, coins, medals and banknotes, autographs, postcards and cigarette cards.

  home » coin auctions » Sale 30 Ancient Greek Coins - realised prices
Coin, medal and banknote auction - 26 July 2008 (realised prices)
Select a category...
...or search our auction catalogue
This auction took place on 26 July 2008. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 30 - Ancient Greek Coins
Lot Thumbnail Description of lot Starting price Realised
Aigina 550-456BC sil Hemi-Obol, obv. sea turtle, rev. rough incuse square. A pleasing little example of this very early issue, near VF. (1) £40.00 £42.00
Ionia, Smyna Circa 540-520BC Ar Obol, obv. head left Archaic style, rev. incuse table with four divisions, fine plus. (1) £20.00 £20.00
Lydia, Darius I 510-486BC Ar Siglos, obv. the great king, rev. oblong punch, rare, near VF for issue. (1) £50.00 N/S
Rhodes, Ialysos 510-470BC Ar Diobol, rare, VF. (1) £25.00 £25.00
Ionia, Phokaia Circa 500BC Ar Hemidrachm, obv. head of griffin, rev. square/star incuse, GCV 3500B, scarce, VF/GVF. (1) £40.00 N/S
Mysia, Kyzikos Circa 490-453BC Ar Tritemorion, 1/32 stater, scarce, VF. (1) £20.00 N/S
672   Ionia, Kolophon Circa 480-450BC Ar Diobol, obv. Apollo, rev. lyre, GCV 4348, scarce, about VF. (1) £30.00 £30.00
Sicily, Akragas, Agrigentum 472-420BC Ar Litra, obv. eagle on Corinthian capital, rev. crab, GCV 746, scarce, very fine. (1) £40.00 N/S
Calabria, Taras 460-420BC Ar Didrachm, obv. naked horseman, rev. boy riding dolphin, scarce, about VF. (1) £150.00 £150.00
Lydia, Ar Siglos Artaxerkesi - Darius III Circa 450-330BC, obv. half length archer, rev. rectangular tablet & punch marks, rare, about VF for this issue. (1) £50.00 £50.00
Lydia, Ar Siglos Circa 450BC, obv. half length archer, rev. tablet & punch marks, rare, about VF for this issue. (1) £50.00 N/S
Attica, Athens 449-404BC sil tetradrachm, obv. helmeted head of Athena right, rev. owl standing right, olive sprig & crescent behind, Sear 2526. A lovely full & well centred example of this famous classic with old collectors ticket, two ancient bankers marks by cheek, about EF. (1) £440.00 N/S
Syracuse 412-345BC Ae 30 Litra, BMC 287, near fine for issue. (1) £20.00 £20.00
Thrace, Cherronesos 400-350BC sil Hemidrachm, obv. forepart of lion looking back, rev. incuse square etc. good F/VF. (1) £40.00 £40.00
Tauric, Chersoneros, Pantikapaion 4th Century BC Ae 19, obv. lion's head, below sturgeon, rev. star with rays incuse, fine. (1) £12.00 N/S
Ionia, Miletos Ar 1/12 unit, obv. forepart of lion, rev. star ornament, GVF. (1) £30.00 £30.00
Ionia, Miletos Mid 4th Century BC Ar Hemidrachm, obv. Apollo, rev. lion, GCV 4503, GF. (1) £25.00 N/S
Rhodes Circa 370BC Ar Hemidrachm, obv. head of Helios, rev. rose, rare, about VF. (1) £50.00 N/S
Macedonia, Phillip II 359-336BC Ae 18, obv. head right, rev. horse prancing right, GF. (1) £15.00 £19.00
Italy, Calabria, Taras 4th Century BC Ar Diobol, obv. head of Athena, rev. Herakles strangling lion, GCV 351, scarce, VF. (1) £30.00 N/S
Italy, Calabria, Taras Ar Obol 4th Century BC, obv/rev. Kantharos with 4/5 pellets, GCV 356, scarce, GF. (1) £12.00 N/S
Euboea, Histiaea 3rd Century BC Ar Tetrobol, obv. head of nymph, Histiaia, rev. nymph on prow, scarce, very fine. (1) £40.00 £40.00
Thrace, 'Lysimachan Type' 297-281BC Ar Drachm, obv. head of Alexander the Great with rams horn of Zeus Amman, rev. Athena holding nike, near VF. (1) £50.00 N/S
Macedon, Demetrios Poliorketes 294-288BC Ae 15, obv. Macedonia shield, rev. Macedonian helmet, GCV 6774, fine. (1) £10.00 N/S
690   Syracuse, Hieron II 270-215BC Ae 22, obv. head of Poseidon wearing tainia, rev. ornamented trident between two dolphins, some interesting variants, generally VF. (6) £55.00 N/S
Rhegion, Ae 23 Circa 270-203, obv. head of Apollo, rev. tripod Cebes, GCV 686 plus Ae 18 Circa 350-270BC, obv. lion's scalp facing, rev. laur head of Apollo, fair. (2) £15.00 N/S
Ptolemy V 'Epiphanes' 204-180BC, Ae obv. head right clad in elephants skin, rev. eagle, GF. (1) £15.00 £15.00
Ptolemy V 'Epiphanes' 206-180BC, Ae obv. Ptolemy. rev. head of Libya Kyrenacia, GF. (1) £15.00 £16.00
Thessalian League Circa 196-144Bc Ar Hemidrachm, obv. Zeus, rev. Athena, GCV 2236, scarce, GF. (1) £20.00 £20.00
Achaean League 196-146BC sil Hemi-drachm, obv. head of Zeus, rev. AX monogram, fine. (1) £18.00 N/S
Sardis, Lydia, NW Turkey Ae 29 (after 133BC0, obv. Artemis right, rev. Athena standing left holding nike, GCV 4729, BMC 57, near VF. (1) £30.00 N/S
Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios II 129-125BC sil Tetradrachm of Tyre, rev. eagle, EIIP (=128-127BC), a bold portrait, near VF/F. (1) £75.00 N/S
Pheonicia, Tyre 122-13BC Ar Tetradrachm, obv. Mellart right, rev. eagle on prow, scarce, very fine. (1) £60.00 N/S
Cappadocia 52-42BC Ariobarzanes III Ar Drachm, obv. Kings head right, rev. Athena holding nike, VF/F. (1) £25.00 N/S
Adinerglos of Characene Circa AD9-22 Billon Tetradrachm, rev. naked Herakles, rare, fine. (1) £40.00 £40.00
701   Bronzes - various issues, silver (1), an interesting variety of types, mostly fine & some better. (17) £60.00 £76.00
Lot of five silver fractions, interesting group of classic Ancient Greek coins, mainly VF. (5) £150.00 N/S
Asia Minor, Caria, Myndos 2nd Century BC AR Hemidrachm, obv. head of young Dionysus, rev. winged thunderbolt, GCV 4917, scarce, GVF. (1) £30.00 N/S
Corbitts Ltd
5 Mosley Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1YE, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 232 7268. Fax: +44 (0) 191 261 4130
Site design: Ai5 Ltd
All content copyright © 1998-2020 Corbitts Ltd
Corbitts is a member of: the Philatelic Traders Society, the American Stamp Dealers Association, and the American Philiatelic Society