Ancient Coins From the Collection Formed By John Roberts-Lewis

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £240

Estimate: £150 - £200

KINGS OF MACEDON, Philip II (359-336), Æ 18, probably Amphipolis, head of Apollo right, rev. horseman right, 6.52g (cf. Price P3); Alexander the Great (336-323), posthumous Drachm, Lampsacus, 310-301, head of Herakles right in lion-skin, rev. Zeus seated on throne left, 4.16g (Price 1393; SNG Copenhagen 885); MACEDONIA, Pella, Æ 19, c. 160 BC, head of Athena right in crested helmet, rev. bull feeding right, 4.90g (SNG ANS 598ff); KINGS OF THRACE, Lysimachus (323-281), Tetradrachm, Lampsacus, 297-281, bust of Alexander the Great right with horn of Ammon, rev. Athena seated left, 16.23g (Thompson 43; Müller 381); THRACE, Cherronesos, Æ 12, c. 430, head of lion left, rev. corn-grain, 2.48g (BMC 53-4); BOEOTIA, Thebes, Hemidrachm, c. 338-315, shield, rev. amphora, 2.15g (BMC 50) [6]. Second good fine, fifth very fine with dark patina, others generally fine £150-200

Footnote

Provenance: Third and last bt Seaby 1978; fifth SCMB April 1980 (C 255)