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Estimate: 1'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 800 CHF Price realized: 9'500 CHF
MACEDONIA. MENDE. Tetradrachm, about 425 BC. AR 16.85 g. Dionysos, bearded and wearing himation, reclining l. on the back of a donkey standing r.; he holds a cantharus in his r. hand; in front, raven r. in a shrub. Rev. Vine with four bunches of grapes in a linear square, around, ΜΕΝ / ΔΑ / Ι / ΟΝ in a shallow incuse square. Noe, Kaliandra 27, 62 (these dies). SNG ANS 337 (this obv. die).
Rare. Flat relief on rev. Impressive pedigree ! Obv. Extremely fine. Rev. Very fine

Provenance:
Dr. Hotz, Basel, K. Wiegand and H. Maag collections
Auction L. Hamburger, Francfort/M. June 6, 1930, 12
Auction E. Bourgey, Paris June 13, 1952, 81
Auction Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel 88 (1999), 133
Auctions Dr. Busso Peus Nachf., Francfort/M. 384 (2005), 189 and 407 (2012), 350.

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