From the collections of E. Caruso and M. Collignon, pedigreed to 1919
Lot 172
KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 331-322 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 8.49 g, 7 h). KYPANAIO[N] Charioteer driving fast quadriga to left. Rev. IAΣΩN Zeus Lykeios seated to right, right foot set on footstool, holding scepter in his left hand and leaning with his right arm on throne. BMC 109 and pl. XIII, 15 (same dies). BMFA 1321 (same dies). Naville 18d and pl. I, 18 (this coin). Very rare and with a remarkable pedigree. Very fine.


From the collection of Sheik Saud al Thani, Numismatica Ars Classica 124, 23 June 2021, 254, ex Hess-Leu 22, 4 April 1963, 109, and from the collections of the operatic tenor E. Caruso, Canessa III, 28 June 1923, 106 and the French archeologist M. Collignon, Feuardent, 17-19 December 1919, 440.
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