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Lot 1057

Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 8'000 CHF Price realized: 13'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Thrace, Apollonia Pontica. Tetradrachm circa 350 BC, AR 17.02 g.
Description Laureate head of Apollo l. Rev. KLEOKPATHS Anchor upright; A and crayfish at sides. All within shallow incuse square. References
Topalov, Apollonia 50 and p. 377, 17
SNG Black Sea 165 var. (different magistrate name) Condition
Very rare and among the finest specimens known. Unusually struck on a very fresh metal and with a portrait of Apollo, work of a very skilled master-engraver. Light iridescent tone and good extremely fine Provenance
Triton sale XVIII, 2015, 412

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