All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1277950
Biblical Artifacts
$2,700.00
Sale Price $2700...Originally $3375
Middle Cypriot; c. 1900-1600 B.C.

In the shape of a quadruped with a trefoil mouth in place of a head and a loop handle on its back. The vessel is handmade and is decorated with a white slip and red paint. Inverted triangles are painted on the sides of the vessel, with the rim, handle and the majority of the body being decorated with a variety of red bands.

In very fine and original condition. Tail of vessel now missing, otherwise intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1277949
Biblical Artifacts
$1,000.00
Sale Price $1000...Originally $1250
Late Bronze Age I; 1550-1400 BC

Wheel-made, this vessel is composed of a spherical body with an elongated neck and a flaring rim on a flattened base; a handle is attached from just below the rim to the shoulder. Belonging to the “grey juglet” type this piece is made of a grey clay, slipped and burnished to produce the surface treatment visible today.

In excellent and original condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1277947
Biblical Artifacts
$2,760.00
Sale Price $2760...Originally $3450
Late Bronze Age; c. 1550-1200 BC

This biconvex rattle is topped with a loop handle and is decorated with a white slip and red painted decoration.

In exquisite and original condition.

12 x 9 cm (4.72 x 3.54 inches)

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1277946
Biblical Artifacts
$3,040.00
Sale Price $3040...Originally $3800
Late Bronze Age IIA-B ; c. 1450-1200 BC

An imitation of Mycenaean forms, this juglet is expertly carved for use as a container for perfume or other ointments. Comprised of a tapering body on a flatted base, the neck is flared and with a small handle carved from rim to shoulder.

In excellent and original condition. An extremely rare example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1277535 (stock #CS205)
Biblical Artifacts
$520.00
Sale Price $520...Originally $650
Reign of Antiochus VIII (121-96 BC)

Antioch Mint, c. 121-114 BC

Obverse: Diademed bust of Antiochus VIII facing right.

Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding a scepter in his right hand and a star in his outstretched left hand. Crescent moon above. IE over A and EPIPHANOUS in left field. BASILEWS ANTIOXOY and N in right field...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1277532 (stock #CS200)
Biblical Artifacts
$680.00
Sale Price $680...Originally $850
Reign of Antiochus VIII (121-96 BC)

Antioch Mint, c. 121-114 BC

Obverse: Diademed bust of Antiochus VIII facing right.

Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding a scepter in his right hand and a star in his outstretched left hand. Crescent moon above. IE over A and EPIPHANOUS in left field. BASILEWS ANTIOXOY and N in right field. K in exergue. All within laureate wreath.

In very fine condition with natural patina present...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1277530 (stock #CS206)
Biblical Artifacts
$560.00
Sale Price $560...Originally $700
Damascus Mint; SE 198 (115/4 BC)

Obverse: Diademed bust of Antiochus VIII Epiphanes facing right.

Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding a scepter in his right hand and a star in his outstretched left hand. Crescent moon above. Two monograms and EPIPHANOUS in left field. BASILEWS ANTIOXOU in right field. Date in exergue. All within laureate wreath.

In very fine condition with natural patina present...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1277528 (stock #CS207)
Biblical Artifacts
$496.00
Sale Price $496...Originally $620
Reign Ptolemy II Philadelphus

Sidon Mint; Year 33 (253 BC)

Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I wearing aegis facing right.

Reverse: Eagle facing left on thunderbolt. SI over monogram in left field. Date LG in right field. PTOLEMAIOU SOTEROS “Ptolemy the Savior”

In extremely fine condition.

Weight: 13.5g; Diameter: 29mm

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Bibliography:

J.N...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277522 (stock #CS204)
Biblical Artifacts
$160.00
Sale Price $160...Originally $200
Geta as Caesar (AD 198-209)

Rome Mint; AD 200-202

Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust of Geta facing left. P SEPT GETA CAES PONT.

Reverse: Victory flying left, holding open wreath in both hands over shield on base. VICT AE_T_ERN (N no longer visible)

Pearl border on both sides. In very fine condition.

Diameter: 18 mm; Weight 3.1 g

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

Bibliography:

RIC IVa, 23. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1277519 (stock #CS203)
Biblical Artifacts
$720.00
Sale Price $720...Originally $900
Larissa, Thessaly (c. 425-400 BC)

Obverse: A youth restraining a bull, facing left, naked except for chlamys and petasus.

Reverse: A bridled horse galloping right, bridle trailing behind. LARI SAIA (LARI no longer visible)

In very fine condition with some surface wear.

Similar examples in The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Diameter: 19 mm; Weight: 5.3 g

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1277516 (stock #CS201)
Biblical Artifacts
$800.00
Sale Price $800...Originally $1000
Reign of Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter (116-107 BC)

Minted in Alexandria; Year 2 (115 BC)

Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I wearing aegis facing right.

Reverse: Eagle facing left on thunderbolt. L B in left field, PL in right. PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, “Ptolemy The King”.

In extremely fine condition.

Weight: 13.8g; Diameter: 26 mm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277515 (stock #CS198)
Biblical Artifacts
$320.00
Sale Price $320...Originally $400
Reign of Trajan (AD 98-117)

Rome Mint; AD 103-111

Obverse: Laureate bust of Trajan facing right. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P

Reverse: Dacian wearing a Phrygian cap in mourning, holding head in left hand. Seated facing right, on shield with sword. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI.

Very fine condition. Natural patina present.

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Diameter: 18.5 mm; Weight: 3.1 g
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277513 (stock #CS197)
Biblical Artifacts
$200.00
Sale Price $200...Originally $250
Reign of Gordian III (AD 238-244)

Rome Mint; AD 240 (Third Issue)

Obverse: Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right. IMP GORDIANUS PIUS FEL AVG.

Reverse: Gordian on pacing horse facing left, raising right hand and holding spear. P M TR P III COS P P.

Pearl border on both sides. In fine condition. Rare issue.

Diameter: 20 mm; Weight: 3.5 g

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277511
Biblical Artifacts
$3,200.00
Sale Price $3200...Originally $4000
Year 2; AD 133-134

Obverse: Seven branched palm tree with two bunches of dates. Shimon in Hebrew in field.

Reverse: Vine leaf on tendril. Hebrew inscription “Year Two of the Freedom of Israel”.

In very fine condition. Coin set in handmade 14K gold.

Diameter: 24 mm; Weight: 14.4 g includes coin and setting.

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 1408

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1277509 (stock #CS217)
Biblical Artifacts
$200.00
Sale Price $200...Originally $250
Pietro Gradenigo as Doge of Venice (1289-1311 AD)

Obverse: Doge and St. Mark facing, both holding pendant flag between them. St. Mark, nimbate and holding gospel in his right hand. PE GRADENIGO SM VENETI. D|V|X between figures.

Reverse: Christ Pantokrator, enthroned and nimbate. . IC| XC in field.

In fine condition.

Weight: 2.1g; Diameter: 21 mm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1277508 (stock #CS191)
Biblical Artifacts
$160.00
Sale Price $160...Originally $200
Antonio Venier as Doge of Venice (AD 1382-1400)

Obverse: Doge and St. Mark facing, holding pendant flag between them. St. Mark, nimbate and holding gospel in his right hand. ANTO VENERIO SM VENETI. D|V|X between figures. Stars in field.

Reverse: Christ, enthroned and nimbate, frontal facing, holding the book of gospels. + TIBI LAVS 7 GLORIA.

In fine condition.

Weight: 1.5g; Diameter: 23mm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277176 (stock #PS102)
Biblical Artifacts
$880.00
Sale Price $880...Originally $1100
Antioch Mint, AD 309

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Galeria Valeria facing right. GAL VAL-ERIA AVG.

Reverse: Venus standing in exaggerated s-curve with head left. Holding in apple in her right hand and raising her drapery with her left. O over D in right field. ANT· in exergue. VENERI V_ICTRICI.

In very fine condition with natural patina present. Set in modern sterling silver setting with gilt front.

Diameter: 26 mm; Weight: 13.9g from coin and setting.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277172
Biblical Artifacts
$18,800.00
Sale Price $18800...Originally $23500
Year 3; 134-135 A.D.

Obverse: The façade of the temple of Jerusalem, the Ark of the Covenant within, star above. Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon”. Pearl border.

Reverse: Lulav and etrog with Paleo-Hebrew inscription, “For the Freedom of Jerusalem”. Pearl border.

In very fine condition. Coin set in handmade 18K gold setting inlaid with .99 karat grade vvs1 diamonds.

Diameter: 35 mm; Weight: 25 g includes coin and setting.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 1411