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Lot 1083

Estimate: 20'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 16'000 CHF Price realized: 36'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Mysia, Cyzicus. Stater circa 450-430 BC, EL 16.08 g.
Description Head of Attis r., wearing Phrygian cap; below in field, tunny r. Rev. Quadripartite incuse punch. References
von Fritze 142 (this obverse die)
SNG France 291
von Aulock –
Boston 1521
Gulbenkian 644 Condition
Rare and possibly the finest specimen known of this attractive issue. A portrait of superb style struck in high relief, extremely fine Provenance
New York sale IV, 2002, 191
Triton sale XIII 2010, 174

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