The third known example and in exceptional condition for an Antiochian tetradrachm
Lot 283
CARIA. Antioch ad Maeandrum. Circa 85-65/60 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.01 g, 12 h), Damokrates, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ANTIOXEΩN ΔAMOKPATHΣ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on maeander pattern; before, lion skin draped over club; all within oak (or ivy?) wreath. BMC -. Lanz 20 (1981), 245 (same obverse die). Leschhorn, Lexicon of Greek Coin Inscriptions -. Leu 3 (2018), 100 (same dies). McClean -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Lockett -. SNG von Aulock -. Thonemann (forthcoming) prov. Group C, 9.b (O10/R17, this coin). Weber -. Winterthur -. Extremely rare, the third known example. In exceptional condition for an Antiochian tetradrachm, a fresh and clear coin of bold late Hellenistic style. Good extremely fine.
Estimate:
2500 CHF
Starting price:
2000 CHF
Hammer price:
4200 CHF
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Closing time: 25-May-19, 05:00:00 CET
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