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.