An attractive tetrobol from the collection of L. Naville (1880-1956)
Lot 178
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Second Revolt of the Kyrenaikans, circa 305-300 BC. Tetrobol (Gold, 12 mm, 2.83 g, 4 h), Sosis, magistrate. Horseman riding slowly to left, petasos hanging down behind his neck; in field to right, star. Rev. KYPA Silphium plant with three pair of leaves and fruits; in field to right, monogram of Sosis. BMC 211b, pl. XX, 7 (same obverse die). Naville 170b and pl. VI, 170 (this coin). SNG Lockett 3472 (same obverse die). A lovely and well centered example. Struck from the usual slightly worn dies, otherwise, good very fine.

From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, privately acquired from Bank Leu on 18 April 1963 (with a photocopy of the original invoice enclosed), and from the collection of L. Naville (1880-1956).
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