Fall 2017
Ancient Gold Inventory
If you have any questions or would like to check availability on anything please feel free to contact us!
We hope you find some nice additions for your collection!  --Bob & Mike
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ANCIENT CELTIC BRITAIN-Durotriges (The Belgae) gold/electrum stater  ND
(circa 60-20 BC)  S-365; VA-1235-1  Abstract head of Apollo facing right/Rev:
Disjointed horse facing left.  (Cranborne Chase type)  
NGC AU (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)---$950.00

ANCIENT CELTIC BRITAIN-Catuvellauni gold stater  ND  (circa 45-25 BC)  
Addedomaros (S-201)  FR. 32  Wreath spiral/Rev: Horse over cornucopia.  Scarce  
(cats. $1500 VF in FR)  
NGC XF (strike 3/5, surface 4/5)------------------------------$1,250.00

ANCIENT GAUL-Ambiani  gold stater  ND (early-mid 1st Century BC-circa 65-50 BC)  
FR. 14; S-11; VA-52-1  Gallo-belgic issue during Julius Caesar's Gallic War!  Convex blank/
Rev: Disjointed horse facing right, pellet below, eye to upper right of horse.  
(cats. $1500 EF in FR)  
NGC Choice XF (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)--------------$950.00
NGC AU (strike 5/5, surface 3/5)---$1,250.00  NGC AU (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)---$1,250.00
NGC Choice AU (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)-------------------------------------------------$1,450.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Thracian or Scythian-Coson (Koson) gold stater  ND (after 54 BC,
circa 44-42 BC)  FR. 124  Roman consul walking left, accompanied by two lictors fore and
aft, monogram below/Rev: Eagle with spread wings standing left on scepter, clutching laurel
wreath in right talon.  RPC-1701  
NGC MINT STATE (strike 3/5, surface 4/5)-----$1,650.00
NGC MINT STATE (strike 4/5, surface 5/5)----------------------------------------$1,750.00
NGC MINT STATE (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)-----------------------------------------$1,750.00
NGC Choice MINT STATE (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)-----------------------------------$1,950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Achaemenid Persia  gold daric  ND  Time of Darius I to Xerxes II
(485-420 BC)  FR. 459  Persian king in kneeling-running position right with spear and bow/
Rev: Incuse square.  Popular type coin!  
ANACS EF40---------------------------------$2,450.00

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ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  
ND  (circa 521-478 BC)  FR. 332 (Bodenstedt My-12)  Lion's head right/
Rev: Incuse calf's head left.  Scarce  (cats. $2500 EF in Friedberg)  
NGC Choice AU (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)-----------------------------------------------$1,450.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 454-427 BC)  Bearded head of Silenus right/Rev: Head of lion facing within
incuse square.  Bodenstedt-47  Very Rare type!  
NGC Choice Fine----------------------$750.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 454-427 BC)  Forepart of boar right/Rev: Head of lion right within shallow
incuse square.  Bodenstedt-41; MFA 1684; SNG vin Aulock-1694.  Rare variety!  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)--------------------------------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 412-378 BC)  Head of Ares right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with
leaping griffin/Rev: Head of Amazon right, wearing ornate helmet; all within linear border
within incuse square.  Bodenstedt My-65  Fine style!  
NGC XF (strike 4/5, surface 5/5)---$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 412-378 BC)  Bodenstedt-74  Head of Artemis-Cybele facing right wearing
turreted crown/Rev: Comedic mask facing right within incuse square.  
NGC VF (strike 5/5, surface 3/5)---------------------------------------------------------$750.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND
(circa 412-378 BC) FR. 372 (Bodenstedt-My.-65)  Head of Ares right, bearded, wearing
helmet embossed with wing and griffin/Rev: Helmeted head of Amazon right, in linear square,
within incuse square.  Intriguing depiction of an Amazon, of legendary women warrior fame!  
(cats. $2500 in FR)  RARE  NGC XF (strike 4/5, surface 5/5)---------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND
(circa 412-378 BC) FR. 370 (Bodenstedt-My.-70)  Laureate head of Apollo right, with
long hair/Rev: Female head right in linear square, within incuse square.  Well struck and
attractively toned!  
NGC Choice VF (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)-----------------------------$750.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND
(circa 412-378 BC) FR. 363 (Bodenstedt-My.-75)  Head of Artemis-Cybele right, wearing
turreted crown and pendant earring/Rev: Head of Hermes right, wearing petasus, in linear
square, within incuse square.  Beautiful obverse in high relief!  (cats. $2500 XF in FR)  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 3/5)---------------------------------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND
(circa 412-378 BC)  (Bodenstedt-My.-73)  Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet
with cheek piece turned up/Rev: Head of Artemis-Cybele right, wearing stephane; in linear frame,
within incuse square.  Struck in high relief, accentuated by light toning in the fields.  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)---------------------------------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND
(circa 412-378 BC) FR. 371 (Bodenstedt-My.-69)  Female head right (Artemis?), hair pulled
back into top knot/Rev: Male head right with horn atop forehead (Pan or Actaeon?), in square
linear frame, all within incuse square.  Well centered with a charming female head! (the normal
description of this type, following Bodenstedt, lists the obverse head as an unidentified female,
and the reverse horned male head as Pan. However the hairstyle on the obverse is often sported
by the huntress-goddess Artemis, and the reverse more closely resembles other depictions of
the handsome hunter-turned-stag Actaeon than it does the snub-nosed Pan!  Such an obverse-
reverse match would also cohere with the mythology of this pair!)  
NGC Choice VF (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)------------------------------------------------$750.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 377-326 BC)  FR. 370  Laureate head of Apollo right/Rev: Female head
(Artemis?) right, hair tied in topknot, within square linear frame.  Bodenstedt My-95  
(cats. $2500 in FR)  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 3/5)---------------------------$950.00
NGC Choice XF (strike 4/5, surface 5/5)------------------------------------------------$995.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 377-326 BC)  FR. 356  Laureate head of Apollo right/Rev: Female head
(Artemis?) right, hair tied in topknot, within square linear frame, all within shallow incuse.  
Bodenstedt My-95  (cats. $2500 in FR)  NGC XF (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)---------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Isle of Lesbos-Mytilene electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 377-326 BC)  FR. 370  Laureate head of Apollo right/Rev: Female head
(Artemis?) right, hair tied in topknot, within square linear frame.  Bodenstedt-100.  
(cats. $2500 in FR)  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)-----------------------------------$950.00

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ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 625-522 BC)  FR. 419; Bodenstedt-Ph.-10  Bull's head to left/Rev: Quadripartite
incuse square.  (cats. $2500 XF in FR)  NGC Choice XF (strike 2/5, surface 4/5)--------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 625-522 BC)  FR. 419; Bodenstedt-9  Forepart of bull facing right, head facing left,
seal behind/Rev: Incuse square.  (cats. $2500 in FR)  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)---$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 521-478 BC)  Bodenstedt-Ph.-32  Head of Athena left, of archaic style, wearing
Corinthian helmet pushed back on head/Rev: Quadripartite incuse square.  
Nicely centered and struck in high relief on a well-shaped flan.  RARE  
NGC Choice XF (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)-------------------------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 477-388 BC)  FR. 422; Bodenstedt-Ph.-82  Head of Hermes left, wearing petasus,
seal behind/Rev: Quadripartite incuse square.  (BMFA-1915)  Well centered and sharply
struck from dies of lovely style!  
NGC Choice VF (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)----------$750.00
NGC Choice VF* (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)------------------------------------------------$850.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia/Phocaea electrum 1/6 Stater (Hecte)  ND  (circa 477-388 BC)
Female head to left, hair in sphendone, wearing disk earring and dotted necklace;
Behind, seal downwards/Rev: Quadripartite incuse square.  FR. 423 (cats. $2500)  
(Bodenstedt 62 a/b)   
NGC XF (strike 3/5, surface 3/5)----------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 477-388 BC)  Head of Io left, hair bound with taenia, seal to left below neck
truncation, horn above temple/Rev: Quadripartite incuse square.  Bodenstedt. Ph-96  
NGC Choice XF (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)------------------------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 477-388 BC)  FR. 423  (Bodenstedt Ph. 90)  Female head with seal below/Rev:
Quadripartite incuse square.  (cats. $2500 in FR)  
NGC XF (strike 5/5, surface 5/5)-----$950.00

ANCIENT GREECE-Ionia-Phocaea electrum Hecte (Hekte or 1/6 stater)  ND  
(circa 477-388 BC)  Infant Heracles (Baby Hercules??) on all fours to left; above, head
of seal right/Rev: Quadripartite incuse square. (Bodenstedt--)  The identification of this pudgy
baby boy as the hero Heracles on this unrecorded hecte is based on a similar composition on
coins of Croton, Thebes and Cyzicus showing the infant Hercules clutching two serpents,
a scene from mythology.  EXTREMELY RARE, one of only four or five known specimens!
NGC Very Fine (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)------------------------------------------------$1,450.00

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ANCIENT ROMAN EMPIRE-gold aureus ND  Tiberius (14-37 AD)  FR. 65 (C-15,
RIC-29, Calico-305a)  Struck at Lugdunum (circa 18-35 AD)  Laureate of Tiberius right/
Rev: Livia, as Pax, seated right, holding scepter and olive branch; chair with ornate legs, feet
on footstool, single line below.  One of the "Twelve Caesars" and a nice example of the famed
"Tribute penny" struck in gold!  
NGC Very Fine (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)-----------------$4,950.00

ANCIENT EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE-gold solidus  ND  Theodosius II (402-450 AD)  
FR. 16  (RIC-312)  Military bust of Theodosius II facing/Rev: Constantinopolis enthroned left,
left foot on prow, globus cruciger in right hand, scepter in left, star before, shield beside.  
Struck at Constantinople (443-445 AD)  
NGC Choice AU (strike 5/5, surface 4/5) with wonderful luster-------------------------$1,250.00

ANCIENT EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE-gold solidus  ND  Marcian (450-457 AD)  
FR. 23 (RIC X-510)  Struck at Constantinople. Pearl-diademed, helmeted and curassed
bust of Marcian facing three-quarters right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated
with horseman motif/Rev: Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in right hand,
star in right field.  Well struck and fully lustrous!  
NGC MINT STATE (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)-----------------------------------$1,750.00  
NGC MINT STATE (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)-------------------------------------------$1,950.00

ANCIENT EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE-gold solidus  ND  Leo I (457-474 AD)  
FR. 25 (RIC 605)  Fcing military bust/Rev: Victory standing holding long cross.  
NGC AU (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)------------------------------------------------------$1,250.00

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ANCIENT BYZANTINE EMPIRE-gold solidus ND  Maurice Tiberius (582-602 AD)  
FR. 88  Bust facing/Rev: Angel standing holding cross.  Struck at Constantinople.  
ICG AU58-------------------------------------------------------------------------------$750.00

ANCIENT BYZANTINE EMPIRE gold solidus  ND  Phocas (602-610 AD)  FR. 93  
Draped, cuirassed and bearded bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown without pendilia,
holding globus cruciger/Rev: Angel standing facing holding globus cruciger and long
staff topped by Tau-Rho cross.  Struck at Constantinople.  
NGC MINT STATE (strike 4/5, surface 4/5)---------------------------------------------$950.00

ANCIENT BYZANTINE EMPIRE-gold solidus  ND  Constans II Pogonatus (641-668 AD)  
FR. 111 (Sear-956)  Crowned bust facing, with long beard and mustache, holding globus
cruciger/Rev: Cross potent on three steps.  Retrograde R in reverse legend!  
Struck at Constantinople.  
NGC Choice AU------------------------------------------------$750.00

ANCIENT BYZANTINE EMPIRE-gold semissis  ND  Constans II Pogonatus (641-668 AD)
FR. 114 (Sear-983)  Diademed and draped bust right/Rev: Cross potent on globe.  Struck at
Constantinople.  NGC notes that this coin is possibly Constantine IV (who struck a nearly
identical semissis - Sear 1161).  This specimen is an unusually sharp example, crisply struck
and lustrous, with complete legends and a detailed bust.  
NGC Mint State (strike 5/5, surface 3/5)--------------------------------------------------$750.00

ANCIENT BYZANTINE EMPIRE-gold semissis  ND  Theophilus (829-842 AD)  FR. 208
(Sear-1674)  Theophilus facing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown with cross atop and
holding globus cruciger in right have/Rev: Similar bust, but wearing loros instead of chlamys.  
Struck at Syracuse (831-842 AD)  Scarce  NGC Choice AU (strike 5/5, surface 4/5)----$750.00

ANCIENT BYZANTINE EMPIRE-Stamenon Nomisma  ND  Michael VII (1071-1078 AD)  
Bust of Christ facing/Rev: Bust of Michael VII.  
ANACS XF45----------------------------$750.00