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Lot 250





Estimate: 3'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'400 CHF Price realized: 4'750 CHF
Kings of Bythinia, Prusias I, circa 230 – 182. Tetradrachm circa 230-182, AR 16.95 g. Diademed head r. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ Zeus standing l., holding wreath in r. hand and lotus tipped sceptre in l.; thunderbolt above two monograms in inner l. field. Recueil Géneral II, p. 220, 9 and pl. 29, 10 (this obverse die). BMC Pontus p. 209, 1-2. Jameson 1387 var. (different monogram). SNG Copenhagen 623.
A bold portrait and a very pleasant old cabinet tone. Good very fine

Ex Schlessinger 11, 1935, Hermitage duplicates II, 1111; M&M 19, 1959, 465 and Leu-M&M, 3-4 December 1965, Niggeler I, 352; Sternberg & Apparuti 17, 1986, 126 sales and M&M Fixed Price List 510, 1988, 71 and M&M Fixed Price List 525, 1989, 15. From the Harald Salvesen collection.

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