From the 1910 Vourla Hoard
Lot 120
IONIA. Klazomenai (?). Circa 550-500 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.33 g), Milesian standard. Head of a bull to right. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Jameson 1643 (same obverse die, as 'uncertain'). R. Jameson: Trouvaille de Vourla. Monnaies grecques des VIe et Ve siècles, in: RN 1911, pl. I, 16 (this coin). Rosen 266 (same obverse die, as 'Asia Minor uncertain'). SNG von Aulock 7799 (same dies, as 'uncertain'). U. Wartenberg: Was there an Ionian Revolt Coinage? Monetary Patterns in the Late Archaic Period, in: White Gold, pp. 585-591. Very rare and beautifully toned. Nearly extremely fine.


Ex Sonntag 34, 31 May 2021, 20 (but with an incorrect pedigree to R. Jameson), previously privately acquired from Dr. R. Maly in February 1969, and from the 1910 Vourla Hoard (IGCH 1167).

U. Wartenberg has recently argued in favor of assigning the very rare bull head hektai from the Vourla Hoard to Klazomenai, the place where the coins were originally found together with 12 didrachms from the same city.
Estimate:
2500 CHF
Starting price:
2000 CHF
Hammer price:
6750 CHF
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