Ancient Coins From the Collection Formed By John Roberts-Lewis

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £220

Estimate: £100 - £150

IONIA, Ephesus, Attic Drachm, c. 202-133, bee, rev. stag standing right in front of palm tree, 3.95g (BMC 121 var.); Miletus, Æ 18, c. 250-190, head of Apollo right, rev. lion standing right, regarding star in field, 4.70g (BMC 121); Priene, Æ 17, 3rd cent., head of Athena right in crested helmet, rev. legend and magistrate’s name within circular pattern, 2.92g (BMC 32); ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Chios, Æ 16, after 84 BC, sphinx seated right, rev. amphora, 3.51g (BMC 78 var.) [4]. Last very fine and patinated, others fine and better £100-150


Provenance: First and last SCMB June 1979 (C 591, C 593); second SCMB January 1979 (C 18); third SCMB February 1979 (C 113)