All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1416029 (stock #JB01322)
Offered is the complete artist reference set, this particular edition consisting of 8 volumes, formally titled "Dictionnaire de Peintres", the now famous, almost iconic creation of French artist E. Charles Benezit. The single word "Benezit" is in common, casual use today by those in the art community who discuss where an artist is "listed". The internet and all its resources notwithstanding, "Benezit" remains an old classic standby reference work. The first edition was published in 1949...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1837 VR item #1415991 (stock #JB0966)
Scarce and desirable autograph signature of the 5th president of the United States, JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848), **AND** of GEORGE GRAHAM (1772-1830), early Texas coast explorer, on a land grant document measuring 9" by 15", in a 7/8" wide simple wood frame. The land grant is referring to an 80 acre parcel in Wayne County, Michigan (Detroit), and is dated February 1, 1827. Adams was the son of President John Adams and served as US president himself from 1825-1829...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1415836 (stock #JB01135)
This is a scarce and desirable item---a vintage 1920's photograph of an unidentified young attractive pouty-lipped woman wearing her pearls or beads, the entire mat and photo together measuring 18" by 13" and a narrow period frame, signed in the mat "Man Ray Paris". The artist hardly needs introduction; he was a major Dadaist and surrealist painter and sculptor, the works of whom appear in major museums and galleries the world over...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1990 item #1415822 (stock #JB03967)
An example of the Special Edition Photos of Yosemite series by the renowned American photographer ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984), titled "Oaktree, Snowstorm", printed from the original negative, to exacting specifications, by Alan Ross, for many years the special assistant to Adams. The photo measures 9 1/2" by 7 1/2" (the entire mounted ensemble 17" by 14")...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1415717 (stock #JB01341)
Map of the South American continent, titled "Amerique Meridionale", by Felix Delamarche, 1822. The map is on old type laid paper, and measures 12 3/4" by 16 3/4". There is a distinct plate mark and a central fold. The borders of Brazil, Peru, Chile, Patagonia and French Guyana are colored in green, yellow and blue. I do not know if the map is laid down, not having opened it up, but would be happy to do so upon request...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1415663 (stock #JB01654)
For the collector of things relating to the history of the state of Missouri, here is an early survey map drawn completely by hand, titled at top "Estate of Jos. Hickam decd. in 1848...", signed at bottom right by the surveyor, one W.W. Trent of Cooper County. Cooper County is near today's I-70, roughly between Boonville, Missouri and Columbia, Missouri...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1415500 (stock #6353)
Good Korea Five Fun copper coin- 1898. Diameter: 26mm. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1950 item #1415445 (stock #6348)
Very fine five sho denomination Tibetan pre Chinese occupation coin. Featuring a snow lion in front of a mountain, with moon and sun flanking the top. 1951/1952CE. D: 27cm Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #1415443 (stock #JB01409)
This is a very detailed map of Worcestershire in western England, first engraved by noted London map maker Robert Morden in 1695 for Camden's Britannia, and issued in several later editions in the early years of the 18th century. The map measures 14 1/4" by 16 5/8" inside the mat (17" by 19" as framed). Like most of its type it has been hand colored at a later date...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1415363 (stock #6345)
Collection of five ancient silver jitals from the Hindu, Spalapati Kingdom in what is now Kabul, Afghanistan- circa 700-1000CE. Very nice mounted horseman and Nandi images. Scale in last enlargement. Approx 3-4 grams each. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1415357 (stock #6344)
Unsorted lot of 11 Indo Greek coins- these all came from Pakistan. Circa 100BCE-100CE. What you see is what you get. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1700 item #1415349 (stock #6343)
Nepal- Patan Kingdom, Riddhi Narasimha 1715-1717CE – 1 silver mohar Dia: 10mm approx 6 grams. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1415348 (stock #JB02756)
Found in New Hampshire, this is a beautifully and meticulously drawn map of the South American continent, from the Isthmus of Panama to Cape Horn, signed at lower right one "Rosa W. Miner" (or, "Mines"). The work, which measures 13" by 10" in a simple earlier 20th century frame, is drawn in pencil, with watercolor forming the borders of the various countries...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1415342 (stock #JB03891)
An example of the 1928 book by Waldemar George, titled "GROMAIRE", featuring images of the work of the French social realist artist Marcel Gromaire (1892-1971). The book was printed in Paris at the height of the Roaring Twenties, in an edition of only 560 examples, of which this is number 115...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1415339 (stock #JB01905)
This is a miniature map, 3 3/8" by 4 7/8" inside the mat, titled at upper right "EUROPA", and bearing at lower right the name of the engraver cartographer, Pieter van den Keere (Petrus Kaerius). The entire sweep of Europe is shown, from Greenland and Atlantic islands on the west to as far east as Turkey, the Middle East, and "Tartaria". Kaerius (circa 1571-1646) was born in the Low Countries and fled to London due to religious persecution, in 1584...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1950 item #1414977 (stock #2014)
A red ginbari and cloisonné-enamel vase Taisho/Showa era Of tapering oviform with white metal (silver?) rims, the front with a spray of naturalistically coloured roses on a textured ground. Height: approximately 4 inches,
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1414942 (stock #6325)
Fine Burmese silver coin with peackock 1 Kyat 1853/1854. D: 29mm, approximately 12 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1413898
A massive Egyptian bronze drachm in a very nice quality!

Ptolemy IV (221-204 BC), Æ 41 bronze drachm.

Weight: 73,6 grams

Zeus Ammon / Eagle

SNG COP 199, S. 7841.

Condition: Nice VF, exceptional portrait for the issue, nice patina.

Ex. Jens Broens collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1980 item #1413827 (stock #6295)
Two pretty silver dollar sized 1957 5 Rupee coin, commemorating 2500 years of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. One side has elephants, horses and lions (oh my), surrounded by Hamsa (Sacred Geese), the other has the denomination in Pali and English. Condition circulated. D: 37mm and weight approx 28 grams (1 oz. Silver content 90%+. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413773 (stock #4168)
Beautiful, large and hefty lower Paleolithic Clactonian chopper. Large areas of cortex remaining, and remarkable ergonomic design. Heidelberg Man. Flint, 4 3/4"x 3 1/2". Ex collection Pageault, Abilly, France (next to Grand-Pressigny, where this chopper originated) and Hermann Mayer, Germany. One minor chip replaced, otherwise excellent condition. Dates to approx. 650,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413772 (stock #3449)
This is a Neanderthal chopping tool on a core, flint, in excellent condition. Beautiful, glossy tumbled patina. Legal surface find which came out of an ancient, dried channel of the Creuse River near Lesigny-Vienne in France. 4"x 4". Solid and hefty lithic with a well-conceived ergonomic structure. Date to approx. 250,000-120,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413771 (stock #4421)
Lower Paleolithic mode 2 biface axe. Flint, well patinated with calcium deposits and in excellent condition. Legal surface find from the village of Abilly, France. 5 3/8"x 2 1/2". The typology of this particular biface is difficult to pin down. Though it does bear resemblance to a Micoquien Fieron, it would in all probability generally be put into the category of a "core like biface", which is sort of a catch-all group for mode 2 tools which don't really fit any place else...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413769 (stock #4420)
A mode 2 lower Paleolithic biface axe, Heidelberg Man. Flint, in excellent condition, with an amazing, glasslike ground patina. Legal surface find from Grand-Pressigny, France. 4 7/8"x 3 1/4". There is one ancient chip missing, the gap totally patinated, and as this is on the distal end it is indicative of having occurred early on during use. Dates to approx. 650,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413768 (stock #3802)
Beautifully sculptural Neanderthal core, which bears traces of having been used as a chopping or crushing tool. Flint, in excellent condition with a glossy ground patina. Grand-Pressigny region, France, legal surface find. 4 1/2"x 3 1/2". Dates to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413766 (stock #4475)
Mode I lower Paleolithic pebble chopper on a flint nodule. Excellent condition with semi-glossy ground patina, 3 1/2"x 2 3/4". Ex. collection Hermann Mayer, Germany. A lovely Clactonian pebble chopper. These are rare tools, and in my experience, this particular typology is more indicative of Homo Erectus than Homo Heidelbergensis. Lovely caramel colored flint from the Grand-Pressigny region in France. Dates to approx. 650,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1413591
Extraordinary Burmese Burmite Amber With A Complete Scorpion direct from Myitkyina in Myanmar. Possibly up to 99 million years old. The cabochon is 27x13mm approx. Feint flaw in the Amber as circled. Shipping DHL
An absolutely gorgeous natural Melo pearl from the glorious waters of the Andaman Sea weighing an immense 37.62ct. Colour is a lovely hue of light yellow orange, absolutely natural and absolutely lovely. Absolutely *stunning* natural ‘flame’ patterns as evidenced by our pics. The shape is a lovely round shape, almost perfect and symmetrical in shape, ideal for a stunning designer pendant or even a magnificent ring - no ugly blemish or crack. We will accept only a close offer on the pearl - i...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1413551
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$95.00
Wilshire Theater "The Oldest Living Graduate " Henry Fonda signature. Signed on the front with an illegible inscription. Carl laemmle Jr autograph collection. 7.24" 4.25"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1413201 (stock #6275)
Beautiful circa 600CE to 700CE Pyu coins. The larger coin has a srivatsa (temple), on one side and celestial symbol and rising sun, on the other- 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. The smaller one, also pierced, has a bhadrapitha – pedestal for a deity and srivatsa, and is from Sri Ksetra. ¼ unit D: 8mm. These are still in use amongst the hill tribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1412934 (stock #921)
Rare Antique Book The Anatomy of the Horse by George Stubbs 1899 Published by Gibbings and Company, Limited,in London in 1899, from the original copper plates of the 18 images. The book is large, measuring 17 3/8" by 11 1/2" and has 147+ pages. The paper is quite heavy, the Plates of horse anatomy are fine and clear, the binding is red cloth with green-gray spine and gold lettering. This is a rare edition, with few ever available on the market. Minor foxing and in very good condition for age. ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1980 item #1412783
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Carl Laemmle Jr sig collection , 3 Arthur Goldberg 1 Hubert Humphrey . Hubert signature on the front of a Senate envelope Apr 1974 addressed to Laemmle Jr. 2 Arthur J Goldberg signatures on velum and one on a United nations stationery . Total 4 signature pieces.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1412736 (stock #6251)
Fine silver hemidrachm with lion forepart and quadripartite reverse with symbols, from Cherronesos, Thrace circa 400BCE. D: 12mm, 2.4grams. Free shipping, via Hong Registered Airmail.
Most appealing grade A Jadeite Jade Cabochon weighing 3.15ct. The jade is Grade A, untreated, from Burma, a medium hue of green in colour, most attractive, very good translucency. Very attractive indeed and absolutely grade A jade directly from the source. We can also supply on request a certificate from a respected laboratory in Mandalay from when the stone was mounted in a ring, confirming this is Grade A Jadeite. We can also give you the ring mount (diamond stimulants mounted on a low conten...
A simply stunning and completely unheated/untreated Blue Sapphire from the famous gem mines of Ratnapura in Sri Lanka weighing an extrardinary 13.65ct. Colour is a superb medium blue in colour - absolutely gorgeous. The stone is virtually eye clean to all but the very eagle eyed and the overall clarity is stunning for such a large unheated sapphire! Cutting is to the highest of international standards and there is no windowing in the stone - the gem is additionally extremely bright and lively w...
A truly beautiful and completely untreated Unheated 6.97ct Burma Blue Sapphire in this gorgeous light blue hue. The stone is astonishingly not only eye clean but virtually loupe clean as well. Cutting is exceptional and brings the maximum fire, lustre and sheer gorgeousness out of the stone. The gem comes complete with a Certificate from the world respected lotus Gemology laboratory confirming the stone is origin Burma and untreated. Beautiful! Shipping DHL
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : United States : Pre 1940 item #1412212 (stock #2362)
This is a 1936 Indian Head / Buffalo Nickel, 5 Cents, U.S. Coin.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1411882 (stock #3347)
Bronze City Coin of Tyre, Head of Caracalla, 198 - 217 CE. 1 1/8" diameter. Ex: B. Rhodes collection, Florida. Caracalla, Latin: Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Augustus; 4 April 188 – 8 April 217), formally known as Antoninus ruled as Roman emperor from 198 to 217 AD. He was a member of the Severan dynasty, the elder son of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. Co-ruler with his father from 198, he continued to rule with his brother Geta, emperor from 209, after their father's death in 211. He...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1411825 (stock #4419)
Lower Paleolithic chopping tool, Heidelberg Man, from Grand Pressigny, France. Flint, height 5". Legal surface find in excellent condition. Exceptional, glass-like ground patina. Interesting, hefty tool with good evidence of use as a chopper along two of the edges. This is a partial biface lithic, hard hammer percussion, with a good area of cortex remaining on one side. A very early example of a Mode 2 (Acheulean) tool. Dates to 605,000-350,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1411058
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios. Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.65 grams.

Condition: Nice VF, compact flan, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1411057
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb early style Rhodian Didrachm with a classical portrait of Helios.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.73 grams.

Condition: Good VF, nicely centered with light tone.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1410974 (stock #6224)
Fine silver rupee, form the Princely State of Hyderabad 1919, Mir Usman Ali. D: 28mm, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410832
An exceptional large flan and beautiful Salonina bronze or billon tetradrachm, Egypt, Alexandria!

Year 13 (265/266 AD). Potin Tetradrachm (11.16 gm). KORNHLIA CALWNEINA CEB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / Eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak; palm branch left, L IG right. Köln 2973; Dattari 5347; Milne 4122; Curtis 1634

Condition: Near EF, spread flan nice metal and heavy weighing 11,16 grams.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410831
An exceptional bronze Semis, from Antioch in Syria, under Nero. 54-68 AD.

The bronze feature the emperor Nero left facing and SC, with hard dark apple green patina and loose redish dessert dirt.

Weight: 6,82 grams

Condition: EF, an eye-pleaser.

Ex Roma Numismatics
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410827
EGYPT, Alexandria. Philip II. As Caesar, AD 244-247.

Dated RY 4 of Philip I (AD 246/247). Bareheaded and cuirassed bust right / Philip II on horseback right, right hand raised, holding scepter over shoulder with left; L ∆ (date) across field. Köln 2791; Dattari (Savio) 5016; K&G 76.35; Emmet 3588.4 (as Caesar).

Condition: Choice VF, dark brown patina.

Ex. Norvegian private collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410814
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios. Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.8 grams.

Condition: Good VF, nicely centered on a compact flan, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410811
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.75 grams.

Condition: VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410810
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in a wonderful style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right. E-Y below.

Weight: 6.64 grams.

Condition: Choice Near EF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410809
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.72 grams.

Condition: VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410808
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.71 grams.

Condition: Nice VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410806
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.76 grams.

Condition: Good VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Hoard bought at Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410675 (stock #6220)
Silver coin from the reign of Emperor Trajan, 101-102 CE. Obv: Imperial Caeser wearing a laurel wreath, Rev: Mars advancing holding a spear and trophy. D: 17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1910 item #1410422 (stock #6216)
Good silver coin from Xinjiang, Kashgar mint, 3 miscal denomination- Guangxu reign 1902. approximately 10 grams, diameter 26mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1410349 (stock #6213)
Lovely Nepalese silver “mohar” from the reign of Jaya Vira Mahindra, Malla 1715. D: 24mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1409612 (stock #6210)
Huge Pyu silver coin from Sri Ksetra, circa 6th/7th CE. There is some pitting on “bhadrapitha” side. Will clean up! D: 3.4cm/1.3in, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1837 VR item #1408883 (stock #6199)
Collection of 10 Nordom I Cambodia 1835-1904 CE billon uniface coins with Hamsa bird. D: 11mm to 13mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408530 (stock #6185)
Good silver Parthian drachma, 147-191 CE with Very legible bust of bearded man wearing a tiara and reverse standing archer. D:17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408469 (stock #6180)
Large bronze coin from the last Scythian King in Ghadhara, Azes II, 15-12 BCE. There is a Buddhist lion one side and Hindu “Brahma” bull on the other. bD: 24mm. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1408194 (stock #2349)
This is an ART INTERNATIONAL Magazine IX / 1 from 1965. It has 53 pages and it is black and white. It has articles in English, French, Italian, and German. It measures about 9 1/2" X 13 1/2" ( 24.2 cm X 34.4 cm ).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408130 (stock #6173)
Macedonia- silver drachm. Nike standing on the prow of a galley and Posidon brandishing a trident..306-328 BCE. D: 14mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408057 (stock #6172)
Small coin from Samarkand circa 4th-5th CE, obol. Obv bearded and rev archer. Quirky little coin from a far away time and place. D: 7mm Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.