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Lot 231





Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 8'000 CHF Price realized: 29'000 CHF
Corinthia, Corinth. Stater 500-450, AR 8.59 g. Pegasus flying r.; below, ?. Rev. Head of Athena r., wearing Corinthian helmet and pearl necklace; behind, ?. All within partially incuse square. SNG locket cf. 2034. Calciati 82/1 (this coin, wrong reference to Ravel). BCD Corinth 23. Ravel P156/T227-230.
A magnificent portrait of superb style perfectly centred on a full flan. Lovely
iridescent tone, about extremely fine / extremely fine

Ex J. Schulman 243, Graham 1966, 203 and Leu 76, 1999, 125. From the Harald Salvesen collection.

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