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Lot 1092

Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF Price realized: 1'700 CHF
Greek Coins
Islands off Ionia, Samos. Demetrios, son of Antionaides, magistrate. Tetradrachm circa 408-366 BC, AR 14.66 g.
Description Facing lion’s scalp. Rev. Forepart of bull r.; above, DHMHTPIO[S] ANTIWNAIDOS in two lines; in l. field, laurel branch and below, ΣA. All within shallow incuse square. References
Barron 150 (A75/P144)
BMC 131 var. (name abbreviated) Condition
Extremely rare with this magistrate, only three examples noted by Barron. Toned, metal somewhat porous on reverse, otherwise good very fine Provenance
CNG sale 100, 2015, 1483
The Friend of a Scholar Collection
Purchased from Maison Platt in September 1980

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