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8 May 2012, 14:00 to 16:30
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Estimate: 12500 CHF
Realized: 10000 CHF
ISLANDS off IONIA, Samos. Circa 408/4-380/66 BC.
Tetradrachm (Silver, 15.05 g 1), circa 390. Lion’s mask facing.
ΗΓΗΣΙΑΝΑΞ / ΣΑ Forepart of an ox to right, wearing an ornamental collar and with dotted truncation; to left olive branch; below right, monogram within circle. Barron 120a (O54/R117,
). Attractive, toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
From the collections of the Rockefeller University, New York and Dr. A. Mirsky, Gemini VII, 9 January 2011, 509 and of F. von Schennis, Hirsch XXXIII, 17 November 1913, 850.
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