A very well pedigreed tetradrachm from Samos
Lot 407
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Samos. Circa 408/4-380/66 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 14.57 g, 7 h), Zenodotos and Mandragoros, magistrates. Facing scalp of a lion. Rev. ZHNOΔOTOΣ / MANΔΡAΓOΡOΣ Forepart of a bull to right; to left, laurel branch; to right, ΣA. Barron 156 (same obverse die). Pixodaros Hoard p. 219, 15 (this coin). A beautifully toned and well pedigreed example with a particularly attractive obverse. The reverse somewhat corroded, otherwise, good very fine.


From a Swiss collection, ex Gorny & Mosch 224, 13 October 2014, 247, Giessener Münzhandlung 62, 20 April 1993, 276, Classical Numismatic Group 24, 9 December 1992, 289 and Hirsch 167, 26 September 1990, 439.
Starting price:
750 CHF
Current bid:
750 CHF
Bid increment:
50 CHF
Minimum bid:
800 CHF
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Closing time: 12-Dec-20, 16:23:00 CET
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