A beautifully toned tetradrachm from Samos
Lot 154
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Samos. Circa 408/4-380/66 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 15.10 g, 6 h), Pythion, magistrate. Facing lion's scalp. Rev. ΠYΘΙΩN - ΣA Forepart of a bull to right, festively decorated with an ornamented collar; behind to left, olive branch; all within shallow incuse square. Barron Class X, - (A74/P-). Meadows, Hecatomnos, p. 107, 23 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 1689 (same obverse die). A bold and impressive piece, beautifully toned and with very attractive natural surfaces. About extremely fine.


Ex Nomos 5, 25 October 2011, 188, Peus 401, 3 November 2010, 373, Peus 384, 2 November 2005, 292 and Classical Numismatic Group 67, 22 September 2004, 715.
Estimate:
5000 CHF
Starting price:
4000 CHF
Hammer price:
14000 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
Minimum bid:
Closed
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Closing time: 27-Oct-19, 06:00:00 CET
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