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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1366822
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$695.00
A rare collection of Drachms in silver or Billon, Nezak / Alchon Huns, dating to the 6th. century AD.

These coins are normally very worn, our coins are in a terrific state, thus rare.

The lot consists of two silver coins in Good VF, one with rim damage, and 4 billon coins ranging from EF to EF+ for the types. It also includes a larger 6th.-7th. century bronze drachm, of exceptional style and in Near EF, with fine green patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1366748
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$750.00
A very rare and interesting collection of 4 ancient seals, ca. 3rd.-9th. century AD.

The centerpiece a massive square seal carved in cream stone, depicting a Roman type of horseman in full military attire with lance pointng to the ground: Below the horse a woman is laying on the ground, slightly behind the horseman another standing soldier, holding on to the lance; A winged Deity (angel?) in the top left corner. Byzantine/early medieval, likely Eastern Europe, 6th.-9th. century AD Come...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1362613
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$195.00
A fine Sassanian glass bottle, likely Syria or Persia, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

An intact green glass bottle very attractive and quite scarce. The bottle with a tapering neck.

Size: 76 mm. high.

Condition: Superb with fine silver irridescence!

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360963
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$95.00
A fine stamp seal with a mythical animal, Sassanian ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This seal is nicely engraved for the type and done in finely calcified stone, likely Agate.

Size: 21-22 mm.

Condition: Choice, wonderful ancient patina.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360958
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$95.00
A fine stamp seal with a Horse, Sassanian ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This seal is nicely engraved for the type and done in a very attractive banded Carnelian stone.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Superb.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360947
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$125.00
A good style Carnelian intaglio, Early Sassanian period, 3rd.-4th. century AD.

Image of two rams, hard imprint included in the sale. Size: ca. 15 mm.

Condition: Choice small chip to the rim.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360919
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$165.00
A wonderful really large stamp seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal depicts a Hero or a Demon in the Zoroastrian Pantheon. Carved and polished in a light orange Carnelian.

Size: 27 mm wide and 20 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, minor wear from use.

Ex. Dr. M. M., from Westfalen, Germany, bought 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360311
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A wonderful high relief stamp seal in fine dark brown stone, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal carved in the usual scetchy manor of the Sassanian empire but still with a sure hand depicting a couple - man and female.

Size: ca. 1,6 cm. wide.

Ex. South German Collection, guaranteed authentic and comes with a COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360310
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A wonderful high relief stamp seal in fine dark green Jaspis, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal depicting a winged and human headed horse.

Size: ca. 1,4 cm. wide.

Ex. South German Collection, guaranteed authentic and comes with a COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360218
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$450.00
A wonderful selection of 9 stamp seals, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This collection displays some very beautiful stones and 9 different motifs in Sassanian seal carving: Heraldic emblems or symbols, bird, Hare, portrait, bulls head, floral motifs and others.

The stones used are carnelien, milky-white agate and calchedon. A very nice selection and all with sharp imprints, ready to display.

Ex. South German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1358585
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$185.00
A very rare and unusual Stamp seal in solid silver, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal in fine pure silver now toned grey, pierced with a large hole and engraved with animal.

Size: 15 mm. wide.

Ex. German Collection of Dr. M. M., Westfalen, since 1970-72.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1358581
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$350.00
Rare and awesome stamp seal in a fine Sardunyx, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal likely early and depicting an image of a prince standing in a fine dress.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Choice, very sharp!

Ex. German Private Collection (W.D.).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356292
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$295.00
A large and superbly executed stamp seal with winged beast, Sassanian ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This seal is unsually well-engraved for the type and large, done in a very attractive milky white agate stone.

Size: 22-23 mm wide. The weight is 12 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346490
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$150.00
An interesting ring carved in one piece of carnelian, Sassian 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The ring with the engraved image of a bird. Beautiful and meant to have been carried in a string, not to wear.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, patina and some light wear to the inner edge. A very sharp intaglio.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, Old Danish Collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1325741
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$275.00
Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum Stamp Seals II: The Sassanian Dynasty Hardcover – 1969. by A. D. H. BIVAR (Author).

The British Museum, London, 1969. Hardcover. Navy cloth/boards with gilt lettering. 145 pp. plus 45 plates. All illus. in bw. The study of the Sassanian seals with untraced items, arrangement and indexing, chronology, inscriptions and paleography, shapes and purposes, subjects, and literary evidence for the seals. Includes a list of subjects...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1224680
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$150.00
A rare and unusual bronze stamp seal, Sassanian Empire, 3rd.-5th. cent. AD.

Sassanian bronze seals are well-known in litterature and in museum collections, but are scarcely encountered in the market in this nice execution and condition!

Fine round stamp seal with handle, engraved with an animal motif. Deep relief and very attractive.

Old hard impression included.

Size: 14 mm. in height and about 11 mm in diameter.

Condition: Superb!, brown patina....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1224602
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$195.00
A high quality large stamp seal, Sassanian dating to the 3rd.-5th. cent. AD

The seal is artfully carved with the image of a bull with large horns, crescent above. A fantastic seal!

Size: c. 25 mm.

Condition: Intact, once glued, wonderful ancient surfaces. Ex. Hirsch 2013, Ex European Collection

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