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Lot 1079

Estimate: 25'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 20'000 CHF Price realized: 26'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Olympia, Elis. Tetradrachm stater 348 BC, the 108th Olympiad, AR 12.16 g.
Description Laureate head of Zeus r. Rev. F – A Eagle, with closed wings, standing r. on Ionic capital; in lower r. field, horizontal thunderbolt. References
Seltman Olympia, 196b (this coin)
K. Schofield, Meisterwerke der griechischen Kunst, 517 (this coin)
Lockett sale part IV, 215 (these dies)
BCD Olympia, 136 (this obverse die) Condition
Very rare. A wonderful portrait of Zeus struck on a very broad flan and with a lovely old cabinet tone, about extremely fine Provenance
M&M sale 37, 1968, 199
Morton & Eden sale 51, 2012, 119
The Mutiaux collection, Paris

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