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Lot 12





Estimate: 1'800 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'500 CHF Price realized: 1'600 CHF
Megara Drachm, head of Apollo/lyra, impressive pedigree

Megara, Megaris. AR Drachm (17 mm, 4.01 g), c. 307-290s/280s BC.
Obv. Laureate head of Apollo right.
Rev. MEΓAPEΩN, lyra with seven strings.
BMC 8-9; McClean 5984; Ward 508 (this coin); BCD 12 (this coin).

Extremely rare. Nearly extremely fine, minor roughness.

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art, John Ward and BCD collections; ex LHS 96, 8-9 May 2006, 12. Privately purchased by BCD from Spink's in 1976 for 3200 CHF.

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