Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Session 1, Lot 149

Estimate: 30'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 24'000 CHF Price realized: 36'000 CHF
Macedonia, Acanthus
Tetradrachm circa 430-400, AR 17.04 g. Bull crouching to l., attacked by lion leaping on its back to r.; beneath, fish l. Rev. ΑΚΑ – Ν – ΘΙΟ – Ν around raised quadripartite square; all within incuse square. Desneux –, cf. for type D 99 / R 102. Roma Numismatics sale VI, 2013, 515 (these dies).
Very rare and in exceptional condition for the issue, undoubtedly among the finest
specimens known. A magnificent example perfectly struck and centred on a full
flan, light iridescent tone and good extremely fine
From a European private collection purchased before 2010.

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