A wonderful didrachm from Rhodes
Lot 46
ISLANDS OFF CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 250-229 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.72 g, 12 h), Mnasimachos, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly to right. Rev. ΜΝΑΣΙΜΑΧΟΣ / P - O Rose with bud to right; in field to left, Athena standing left, holding aphlaston in her right hand. Ashton 208. Karl 473. SNG Copenhagen 765. SNG München 581. SNG Keckman 538. A beautifully toned and very well centered example struck in high relief. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector’s ticket), privately acquired from Dr. F. Sternberg on 6 February 1967.
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250 CHF
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3000 CHF
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Closing time: 20-Aug-22, 12:22:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to a 18.5% buyer's fee.


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