Got a win from Leu Auction today.

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  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    I left a "proxy bid" before heading out to blow massive ats of leaves today. My bid held up:)
    Mysia/ Kyzikos

    EL Hemihekte (1/12Stater) ND Kyzikos Mint
    9mm. 1.34g
    obv: Forepart of horse left/ Tunny Fish below
    rev: Quadripartite Incuse Square

    Hurter&Liewald 1-cf.40
    SNG Paris-Von Fritze 1
    Extremely rare/ finest of 2 known specimens 01225q00.jpg
     
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  3. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Nice little coin, cool horse.
     
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  4. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Very nice, congrats another great coin to your collection.
     
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  5. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Congrats! That's a lovely little hemihekte.
     
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  6. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Congrats! Nice obverse design.
     
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  7. kazuma78

    kazuma78 Supporter! Supporter

    Nice buy!!

    I was outbid on my 2 lots in part 1.
     
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  8. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Excellent horse.

    I've been outbid on the two lots I had bid on

    Q
     
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  9. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    I feel for you! I had a loosing streak of 10 outbids in four auctions. Finally ended up with getting 2 from Sincona/ this one from Leu. The Leu catalogues are beautifull:D
    John
     
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  10. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

    John, That's a great addition to your collection of miniatures :D! Amazing die work for such a tiny coin :woot:.
     
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  11. Restitutor

    Restitutor Well-Known Member

    Congrats!! I just snagged this one:

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    I blame @Roman Collector and his weekly Faustina Friday posts for this splurge buy :hilarious:
     
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  12. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    That's beautiful congrats

    Q
     
  13. Romancollector

    Romancollector Well-Known Member

    Congrats @panzerman and @Restitutor ! Both are excellent. I keep getting blown out of the water on the lots I want, so no luck for me yet...
     
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  14. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

    Restitutor, That's a stunning MS denarius with a very poetic reverse design :cool:.
     
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  15. rrdenarius

    rrdenarius non omnibus dormio Supporter

    Congrats! There is plenty of detail on a small flan.
    I was up at 7AM to watch the auction. No surprise, the one I was watching hammered well above my max.
     
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  16. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    You should be thanking him! Great coin/ congratulations on your win:D
     
  17. rrdenarius

    rrdenarius non omnibus dormio Supporter

    not a coin, but I waited until about the end of the auction to nab this one. My addiction to scale weights and anchors overlapped.
    Seleukid anchor leu 10.25.20.jpg
    You can find more than you ever wanted to know about scale weights on Pondera Online (pondera.uclouvain.be). My weight is already posted there -
    https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/13355/

    One quarter Mina (Tetarton) scale weight, Levantine region of Northern Syria, circa 250 – 100 BC.
    Obv – Seleukid anchor, note that folks who publish this type anchor do not know which way is up. Some post it up, some down and a few post it both ways!
    Rev – square lattice work with horizontal lines. Note I see more lattice work with lines on a 45 degree angle.
    VF
    Lead, cast
    51 X 53 mm
    114 grams, I am not sure what one Mina weighs, but Pondera has many 1 mina weights in the 440 to 470 gram range. The median is about 450.
    Pondera 13355

    to make this a bit more like a coin post -
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