Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 110   |   24 September 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 64

Estimate: 40'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 32'000 CHF Price realized: 55'000 CHF
Thraco-Macedonian Tribes, Siris or Lete. Stater circa 500, AR 9.86 g. Nude ithyphallic satyr standing r. and grasping r. arm of nymph, trying to move away from him; in field above and below, two pellets. Rev. Incuse square, divided into four triangles. AMNG III, 8 and pl. XIV, 23. BMC 24. Svoronos, Hellénisme Primitif 5 var. (three pellets). cf. Vinchon sale 29 April 1974, Peyrefitte, 55.
An extremely rare variety of a very rare type. Of excellent Archaic style,
struck on a very broad flan and exceptionally complete for
the issue. Light iridescent tone and extremely fine
Ex New York sale IV, 2002, 118.

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