Ionia, Miletus, (c.530-510 B.C.), silver twelfth stater or obol, (0.93 g), obv. forepart of lion and legs to left, lions head turned to right, rev. star ornament within incuse square, (S.3533, BMC 34); Peloponnesos, Achaean League, (c.160-150 B.C.), hemidrachm, Pallantium mint, (2.16 g), obv. laureate head of Zeus to right, rev. large AX monogram, around mint mark trident, PAL and YE monogram, (cf.S.3001, Clerk 219, BMC 124, SNG Cop.290). Toned, very fine - nearly extremely fine. (2)
Ex Brian Bolton Collection. First coin previously Noble Numismatics Sale 91, lot 3476. Second coin Noble Numismatics Sale 88, lot 3426 and the Diakofto hoard (on the west coast c.20km. East of Aegium, Achaea), found 1965 (ICGH 262), contained 1601 Achaean League coins, detail of each coin on file with the British Museum. With tickets.