AE Pentonkion, 25 mm, 10.89 g, 1h, Messana mint
SNG ANS 440
O: laur hd of Zeur r
R: [MAMEPTINΩN] helmeted naked warrior charging r, holding spear and large round shield with Π in lower right field.
O: helmeted head of Eukratides r, dotted border
R: piloi of the dioscuri with [BAΣ]ΙΛΕΩ[Σ] to right, EYKPATIΔ[--] on left with ΠΓ in lower field.
Ex: Pars Sku G045
O: diad hd of
Alexander II r., diadem ends falling straight behind, dotted border.
R: BAΣΙΛEΩΣ on r., AΛEΞANΔPOY on l., filleted double cornucopiae oriented to r.
Primary control in mongram of HΔP inner l. above.
Secondary control inner l., below: AΦ
AE 27 mm, 17.16 g, 12h, Ekbatana mint
SC 1595 (R2-R3)
O: diad bust of Timarchos r. dotted border
R: [BA]ΣIΛEΩΣ on the rt, [M]EΓAΛOY/[TI]MAPXOY on left, Nike adv l holding wreath and palm branch. No control marks and no evidence of dotted border.
Ex: Zurqieh UAE
AE 25 mm, 13.38 g, 12h.
Milne, Autonomous period XV, 340
Callataÿ pl. LI, Q
SNG Copenhagen 1206
O: diad hd of Mithradates VI r
R: Nike stg r holding wreath and palm frond. ΣΜΥPNAIΩΝ on rt, EPMOΓENHΣ/ΦΡΙΞΟΣ on l.
Hermogenes Phrixos as magistrate. Flan preparation marks are still extant.
Ex: Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger Auction 366 lot 183 (25 Oct 2000) estimation 350,-DM.
Ex: Sigmund Collection
Ex: CNG 512 lot 154 (23 March 2022)
Ex: Praefectus Coins (BC Canada) SKU GRA6368
AE Sestertius, 31 mm, 19.14 g, 12h, Roma mint CE 233
O: laur draped bust right IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG
R: Sol adv l, r hand raised holding whip in left PM TRP XII COS III PP, SC across central fields
Ex: Roma Numismatics 101 lot 1076 (13.10.2022)
Ex: “from a private English collection”
O: Sassanian style bust r with Arabic legend to right of bust سعيد
R: Fire altar flanked by attendants, Tabaristan in Pahlavi on r and date on l
HGC 9, 1284 (R2)
O: diad, beardless bust r. dotted border
R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕVKOV in two lines on the rt, EΠΙΦNOVΣ NIKATOPOΣ in two lines on the l, Apollo stg l, testing arrow and resting elbow on column. Primary control on outer left not visible, secondary control A on inner l.
Ex: London Ancient Coins (UK)
Three examples known at this time; CSE 371, an example in the Biblioteque Nationale Paris, and this coin.
SNG Spaer 2820
O: diad head of Philip r, fillet border.
R: Zeus enthroned l, holding Nike and sceptre, laurel wreath border. BAΣIΛΕΩΣ ΦIΛΙΠΠOV in two lines on the r, EΠΙΦANOVΣ ΦΙΛAΔΕΛΦOV in two lines on l.
Frozen control under throne. Control in ex and inner left.
AR Drachm; 18 mm, 3.94 g, 12 h, Antioch mint c. BCE 143-142
SC 2003c (R1-2)
O: radiate and diad hd of Antiochos VI r, dotted border
R: BAΣΙΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY in two lines on rt, EΠΙΦANOYΣ ΔΙONYΣOY in two lines on left, spiked Macedonian helmet with cheek guards facing r, adorned with goat’s horn above visor.
Primary control between spike and horn reading downward TPY
Secondary control inner r beneath helmet see monogram C in SC.
Ex: “from a private European Collection”
Ex: Roma Numismatics E-Sale 100 (28-07-22) lot 568
SC 1048 variety but with unpublished controls
O: laureate head of Antiochos r as Apollo, dotted border
R: Apollo seated l on omphalos holding an arrow in his rt hand and resting against a bow held in his left. Inscription on right reads BAΣIΛΕΩΣ and on left ANTIOXOY, with controls to left above and below the arrowhead.
AE Quadrans, 17 mm, 2.69 g, 3h
RPC I, 131
O: bare hd portrait of Augustus left with insc proceeding from left to right [PER C]AE AVG
R: Priestly implements with inscription [COL] PATR
Ex: Numismatica Prados, Sevilla, Spain