Greece; Seleucid, Demetrius II (1st Reign) BCE 146-138

AE 20 mm, 8.78 g, perhaps Nisibis mint

SC 1980 var.

O: diad. Hd of Demetrius II r, with short beard, fillet border
R: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY in two lines on r, NIKATOPOΣ on l., Agathos Daimon and Agathe Tyche stg confronted, each wearing calathus and holding cornucopiae, holding hands.

Ex: J.S. Wagner Collection
Ex: CNG EA 236, portion Lot: 339 (07 July 2010)


Colonial Brazil

D. Pedro II of Portugal CE 1683-1706

AR 320 Reis (30mm, 9.65 g.), 1701 Pernambuco mint

KM 89.2

O: NATA-STAB-SVBQ-SIGN around with large P in center of globe

R: PETRVS II DG PORT REX ET BD around, to left of COA 320 and to left of crown 17 and to right 01.


Greece; Macedon, Alexander III BCE 336-323

AR Obol;  0.69 g, 9 mm, Ake mint c. BCE 326/5

Price 3253 var.

O: Hd of Herakles r. in lion skin

R: inscription off flan, Zeus Aeotophoros std l holding eagle. Phoenician inscription reading ‘AK with date possibly 21 =BCE 326/5


Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus VII Sidetes BCE 138-129 New Variety Tyrian Drachm

AR Drachm (Attic weight), 3.86 g, Tyre mint c. BCE 138-134 off flan

SC 2108.2 var, HSC 1080 L (R2-3, this example is likely R3), CSE 2:629 var, Newell Tyre ----, this variety otherwise unpublished.

O: diad hd of Antiochus VII r., some porosity

R: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ] ANTIOXOY in two lines on right, ΕΥ-EPΓETOY on l., Nike adv l holding wreath, Tyrian monogram TYP on club as mintmark and Σ inner right under wing as control. Date off flan but normally below Nike’s feet.

This control Σ is unrecorded in the sources for this type. It is published for the Phoenician Wt drachms where it appears between the eagle’s feet, therefore this example appears unpublished at present and possibly unique.