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 161

Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 8'000 CHF
Thraco-Macedonian Tribes, The Orreskii
Stater late sixth-early fifth century BC, AR 9.59 g. Centaur r., abducting nymph; around, two pellets. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Svoronos, H P, pl. VI, 22 var. (no pellets.) SNG ANS 982 var. (no pellets). Asyut 96 var. (no pellets)
An extremely rare variety of a rare type. Surface somewhat porous
and obverse slightly off-centre, otherwise about extremely fine
From the MPM collection purchased in 1945.

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