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Hippôn (without title)
bare-headed half-length bust of Antinous, l.
ΚΑΛΧΑΔΟΝΙΟΙϹ, ΙΠΠΩΝ (in ex.)
Antinous as Apollo reclining l., his r. arm over his head, on the back of a griffin flying r.
Blum Calchedon 1, Rec. 62
Specimens of this coin type
Blum pl. 3, 9 = Rec pl. XLVII, 14
Brera 3265, Tav. XVI
holed; from the Este coll., was not identified as a coin of Calchedon by Nicodemi, though the obverse leaves no doubt about its attribution; its reverse was completely erased and a sundial engraved instead
Triton VIII, 11 Jan. 2005, lot 718 (ex Sternberg XIV, 24–25 May 1984, lot 330)
the reverse was extensively tooled; the griffin was turned into a panther, Antinous holds a thyrsus and an amphora, the last letters of ΙΠΠΩΝ were kept but the legend transformed into ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Künker 133, 11–12 Oct. 2007, lot 8848 (ex MM 52, 19–20 June 1975, lot 642, 38.32; MM Deutschland 15, Righetti coll., 21–22 Oct. 2004, lot 294)
though not noted, the Künker piece comes also from MM 52, lot 642. At the time, the weight of the coin was 38.32 g. But it was ‘cleaned’ between 1975 and 2004 and lost 0.22g