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Edward J. Waddell Ltd. Updates Their Fixed Price Offers in February 2024

Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.

New Fixed Price Listings February 2024


15 February 2024


Edward J. Waddell, Ltd. has updated their inventory on with a selection of Greek Imperial bronzes at fixed prices. These local bronze issues from the Roman Imperial period display a wide range of iconography on their reverses which is especially pleasing on the large module coins. The types include mythology, architecture, astronomy, and political alliances among others. Selections include the following highlights:

No. 56316

No. 56316

No. 56316: Mysia, Attaia, Sabina, wife of Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.

AE 23, 11.91g. Diademed and draped bust of Sabina to right. Rev. River-god Makestos reclining to left holding reeds; overturned vase of water at his feet; tree to left. BMC 8. SNG von Aulock 1074. RPC III, 1760. Dark gray patina. Ex: Hauck and Aufhauser, Munich, Auciton 14, October 6, 1998, lot 335. About Extremely Fine. Price:  $1,200.

No. 55961: Lydia, Hypaepa, Elagabalus, 218-222 A.D.

AE 29, 16.30g. magistrate: Aurelius Dionysos Charixenos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagagalus to right. Rev. The mythical Lydian King Torrhebos seated to left holding a scepter in his left and a figure of Artemis Anaitis in his right hand; he rests his left arm on lyre on base. Imhoof-Blumer, Lydische Stadtmünzen 82,18. Altinoluk, Hypaipa, Type 141. BMC-. SNG COP_. SNG von Aulock_. Very rare with dark brown and green patina. The Lydian King Torrhebos is credited with creating the Lydian key, an ancient Greek musical mode. Ex: Peter Weiss, Kiel Germany, collected 1967-2015. Good Very Fine. Price: $3,000.

No. 56050

No. 56050

No. 56050: Lydia, Mastaura, Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE 35, 19.89g. magistrate: Loukinios, son of Kletos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. City hero with double axe standing to right holding the horn of a sacrificial bull that he is about to strike.  RPC VIII Online, unassigned id 20371(this coin). Imhoof-Blumer, Lydische Stadtmünzen _. Inv. Waddington_. Mionnet_. BMC_. SNG COP_. SNG von Aulock_ Imhoof-Blumer, Monnaies Grecques_. KLM_. SNG Fitzwilliam_. SNG München_. Weber_. SNG Righetti_. Possibly unique with only this example listed in RPC. Ex: Solidus, Munich, Auction 13, March 25, 2017, lot 183. Good Very Fine. Price: $5,000.

No. 56234: Lydia, Sala and Bagis, Caracalla, 198-217 A.D.

AE 35. 21.36g. Alliance issue between Sala and Bagis. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. Tyches of Sala and Bagis each holding scepters and clasping hands. Brown patina; small flan defect at 12:00 obv. and scratch in reverse field. Rare. Inv. Waddington 6464. Ex: CNG, Auction 88, Sept. 14, 2011, lot 908. About Extremely Fine. Price: $2,500.

No. 56358

No. 56358

No. 56358: Pisidia, Sagalassos, Gordian III, 2nd known

AE 36 Large bronze, 28.76g. Gordian III, 238-244 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right. Rev. Demeter driving biga of winged serpents to right over waves; she holds a long torch. RPC on-line VII.2, 20406 (this coin illustrated). Dark green and brown patina. Very rare; only one other considerably inferior example in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is listed by RPC. Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 30, April 28, 1982, lot 433. Good Very Fine. Price: $7,500.

No. 56332: Cilicia, Anemurium, Maximinus I, 235-238 A.D.

AE 32, 16.23g. Dated year 1= 235/6 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Rev. Constellation Leo; lion leaping to right with head reverted; star and crescent in field to left. RPC online, VI, 7011, this coin illustrated. SNG France 711(dies). BMC 6(reverse only illustrated; same dies). SNG Levante_. Ziegler 74. Attractive brown patina; spectacular qualtiy and among the finest known. Ex: Triton XIII, January 5, 2010, lot 330. Extremely Fine. Price: $3,000.

No. 55510

No. 55510

No. 55510: Cilicia, Tarsus, Commodus, 177-192 A.D.

AE 34, 19.79g. Bust of Commmodus to right wearing the crown and robes of the demiourgos. Rev. Decastyle neocorate temple (one of two in the city).; the name of Commodus on the lintel and eagle on the pediment. SNG Paris 1463. SNG Levante _. Green and brown patina with some encrustation on the obverse. This temple for the Imperial cult has remains indicating that it was massive and constructed from Proconnesian(Marmara) marble. Ex: J. P. Righetti collection. Good Very Fine/about Extremely Fine. Price: $2,000.

No. 56360: Phoenicia, Sidon, Elagabalus, 218-222, Ex: Garrett

AE 25, 10.46g. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to right. Rev. Europa on bull to right. BMC 229-230. Rouvier 1504. Attractive brown patina. Rare in this high quality and with an important pedigree. Ex: Garrett collection Part 1, Numismatic Fine Arts and Bank Leu, Beverly Hills, May 16, 1984, lot 850, purchased from Wayte Raymond on October 1, 1923. (For bio see here). Extremely Fine/good Very Fine. Price: $3,000.