The philosopher Chrysippos of Soloi
Lot 507
CILICIA. Pompeiopolis. Philip I, 244-249. Hexassarion (Orichalcum, 32 mm, 15.40 g, 7 h), CY 311 = 245/6. AYT K IOY ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY ЄY CЄB / Π - Π Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Rev. ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟ[ΠΟΛ ΙΑΤ] / ς Bearded and draped bust of the philosopher Chrysippos to right, holding his hand up before his chin. P. R. Franke: Chrysippos und Aratos aus Soloi, in: JNG 61 (2001), p. 4-5, no. 2 (this coin). SNG Levante 895 (same dies). SNG Paris 1254 (same dies). Very rare. Very fine.

From the collections of Dr. P. Vogl and Prof. Dr. P. R. Franke, ex Grün 64, 20 November 2014, 2165 (with original ticket) and Aufhäuser 7, 9 October 1990, 616.

Chrysippos of Soloi (circa 279-206 BC) was a Greek philosopher who became the third and perhaps most influential head of the Stoic school in Athens.
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