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Estimate: -   |   Starting price: 50'000 CHF Price realized: 80'000 CHF
GREEK COINS FROM THE ABOU TAAM FAMILY COLLECTION. IONIA. CLAZOMENAE. Drachm, about 380 BC. AR 4.15 g. Laureate head of Apollo facing three-quarters l., long hair in loosely curling locks, chlamys around neck. Rev. KΛ - A / AΠ - OΛΛA - Σ Swan standing l., flapping its wings. Boston 238,1862 (this specimen); Gulbenkian II,86,741 (these dies).

Extremely rare. Of best classical style. Beautiful old cabinet tone. Extremely fine

Provenance:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ex Catharine Page Perkins 015567

Auction Bank Leu AG, Zurich 42 (1987),298.

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