Home  •   Regular inventory   •   Current sale  •   Terms of sale  •   Contact us



PART III

TERRITORIES OF “RUSSIAN EMPIRE” under OTHER RULERS

GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE

OLBIA PONTICA
#82 before 550 BC, AE pre-dolphin, An I-a, Wght: 1.6 grams, 28 mm long, 9 mm wide, nice original green patina, VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $75-$100
#83 438-410 BC, AE dolphin (1/5 obol), An 21, sim to S 1684, Nech 63v, Wght: 3.0 grams, 35 mm long, APIXO on Rx. all features are very sharp VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $200-$250
#84 438-410 BC, AE dolphin (1/10 obol), An 23, sim to S 1684, Nech 88, Wght: 1.3 grams, 25 mm long, ΘY on Rx. VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $40-$50
#85 300-280 BC, AE 24, An 214, S 1685, Wght: 8.8 grams, 20 mm in diameter, Obv: head of Borysthenes l., rx: battle ax to the left and bow in case, OΛBIO to r, E П I to left, VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $75-$100

BOSPORUS
#86 PANTIKAPAEON 220-210 BC, AE tetrachalk, An 145, sim to S 1707, Wght: 4.9 grams, 16 mm in diameter. Obv: bearded head of Pan r., rx: bow, arrow below, ПANT below slightly porous, F-VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $50-$75

Mithradates VI Eupator (120-63 BC)
#87 90-80 BC, AE tetrachalk, An 202, Wght: 5.9 grams, 18 mm in diameter. Obv: laureate head of Dionysus r., rx: tripod and thyrsus (П)AN to left, TIKA to left, (П)AI to left, TΩN to right, monogram 40-15, VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $75-$100

Aspurgus (8 BC-38 AD)
#88 KEISAREON 14-38, AE 8 unciae, An 322, Wght: 4.2 grams. Obv: Woman's head with kalathos and veil r., rx: torch, KAI-ΣA / PE-ΩN /H on each side, very neat, VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $75-$100

Mithradates (39-45)
#89 CIMMERIAN KINGDOM, 39-42, AE assarion, An 330, S 5432. Wght: 8.6 grams, Obv: diad. Head r., BACIΛEΩC MIΘPAΛATOY around counter clock-wise, rx: club, draped with lion's skin between bow in case and trident, IB below, dark patina VF-XF,
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $100-$150

Kotis (45-63)
#90 CIMMERIAN KINGDOM, ca 49, AE assarion, An 348, S 5438, Wght: 6.4 grams. Obv head of Claudius r., TI KΛAYΛIOY KAICAPOC around count clock-wise IB below, rx: head of Agrippina l., IOYΛIAN AΓPIΠ ΠINAN CEBACTHN around counter clock-wise, BAK monogram to the right, dark chocolate patina, VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $200-$250

Sauromates I (90-124)
#91 CIMMERIAN KINGDOM, 4th type 3rd issue, AE sestertius (48 nummia), An 443, S 5453/5457, Wght: 9.9 grams. Obv: diad. and dr. bust r., TI IOYΛIOC BACIΛ?(EYC CAYPO)MATHC around counter clock-wise, rx: large MH in wreath, dark patina, VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $125-$175

Kotis III (228-235)
#92 CIMMERIAN KINGDOM, 2nd type, AE 20 (double denarius), An 664, Sear NL, unlisted with counterstamp, Wght: 8.5 grams, Obv: diad. & dr. bust of king r. facing bust of goddess l., B(ACIΛEW)C KOT(YOC) around, rx: goddess on throne l., round counterstamp with bust stamped over B in front of goddess, and * behind, beautiful dark-green patina, VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $100-$150

Ininthimeus (234-239)
#93 CIMMERIAN KINGDOM, AE 20 (double denarius), An 679, S 5495/5494, Wght: 7.2 grams. Obv: diad. & dr. bust of king r. facing bust of goddess l., BACILEWC ININ(QIMHYOY) around,, rx: goddess on throne l., B in front of goddess, and * behind, beautiful dark-green patina, VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $75-$125

CENTRAL ASIA BUKHARA

Emir Abd al-Ahad (AH1303-1328/AD1886-1910)
#94 AH 1325 (1907), Bukhara-yi Sharif Mint, AV tilla, struck in the name of late Ma’sum Ghazi (Emir Shah Murad), Obv: From the bottom upwards: Duribe Bukhara-yi-Sharif, 1325 (Minted in Bukhara), Rx: From the bottom upwards: rahmat bad bar ma’sum ghazi 1325 (may mercy be upon Ma’sum Ghazi 1325), KM 65, Y 3, Alb 3041, Wght: 4.6 grams, VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $200-$250

GOLDEN HORDE

Mengke Khan (1251-1260)
#95 ND, Heart Mint, AV dinar, Obv: la ilah illa Allah Muhammad rasul Allah (There is no god but God. Muhammad is the messenger of God), Rx: Herat / Qa'an al-'Adil / zuyyida 'adluhu" Munke / Qaan / ( … May His Justice be Increased), Wght: 2.9 grams, abt XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $300-$350

Gaykhatu Khan (1291-1295)
#96 AH 69X, AV dinar, Tabriz Mint, Alb 2158.1, Diler 2006, Gy 231, bilingual kufic/uighur, Obv: in the field: al-hamd li-llah (Praise/Glorification/Thanks), La ilah illa Allah, Muhammad rasul Allah (There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is His Messenger) Salla Allah ‘alayhi Wa-sallama (peace be upon him), at the side: darb Tabriz, circular: duriba hadha al-dinar bi-madinat Tabriz sana ahad wa-tis\in wa-sittami’a Minted this dinar in madinat Tabris in the year 69x. Rx: Qaghanu / Nreber / Duriba Tabriz / Deledkegülüg / Gaykhatu khan / Khaganu / Nreber / Rinchindorji un / delektegulug (By the power (strength) of God (Heaven) (This coin) has been struck for Gaykhatu in Tabriz.),
[picture] [picture]
Wght: 4.4 grams, VF-XF
Estimate: $150-$200

Baydu Khan (1295)
#97 AH 694, AV dinar, Alb 2164, bilingual kufic/uighur, Obv: in hamd li-llah / La ilah illa Allah / Muhammad rasul Allah (There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is His Messenger). Rx: Khaganu / Nreber / Baidu / Delegtegulug / sen Arigu / Altan wa (By the power (strength) of God (Heaven) (This coin) has been struck for Baydu Khan), Wght: 4.3 grams, VF-XF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $200-$250

CRIMEA

Shahin Giray (1777-1783)
#98 AH 1191, Year 3 (1779/80), Baghchih-Serai Mint, AV 1/2 ducat, sim to Ret 52, Cr 152, Obv: Khan / (Sha(hin Kraai / bn Ahmd Kraai / Sl(tan) (Khan Shahin Girai son of Ahmad Gigai Sultan), Rx: 3 / zrb fi / baghji / sra(ai) / snt (3 rd year of reign minted in Baghji Serai on the year 1191). Trial issue executed by J. Reichel Sr. with many minor deviations from traditional inscriptions, 11 pieces known, Wght: 1.6g, as Struck
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $1,500-$2,000

GEORGIA

Erecle II (1762-1798)
#99 ND, AE double p'uli, Lang XVIII-7-9, Wght: 8.0 grams, smooth planchet with monogram c/s on each side, c/s VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $200-$250
#100 AH 1213 (1798-1799), Tiflis Mint, AR abbasi, Cr 67, Alb 2975, Bennett 1025, last year of issue, Obv: darb Tiflisin (minted in Tiflis), Rx: Ya Karim – (the bountiful, the generous), VF. Erekle II created united Kingdom of Kartli-Kakheti in 1762 by the unification of two eastern Georgian kingdoms. It existed until annexation by the Russian Empire in 1801, VF
[picture] [picture]
Estimate: $75-$100

Last updated 03/14/19
(C) 2000 Sema