Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 100   |   29 May 2017
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Lot 135





Estimate: 9'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 7'200 CHF Price realized: 7'500 CHF
Aegina. Stater, circa 510-485, AR 12.14 g. Sea-turtle seen from above, with thin collar and dots running down the back. Rev. Union Jack pattern, incuse. Traité II/1, 1012, pl. XXIX, 7. SNG Delepierre 1501–1503. R. Milbank, ANSNNM 24, 1925, pl. 1, 2. Selinus Hoard 46–51. M.M. Bendenoun, Coins of the Ancient World, A Portrait of the JDL Collection, 20 (this coin).
Very rare and in unusually fine condition for this difficult issue.
Struck in high relief, old cabinet tone and extremely fine

Ex Emile Bourgey, June 1959, lot 353; Alain Weil October 2004, 92 and NAC-Tradart 74, 2013, JDL part I, 288 sales. From the Chandon de Briailles collection.

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