An exceptionally complete drachm from Paros
Lot 93
CYCLADES, Paros. Circa 520/15-500 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 6.00 g), Aeginetic standard. Goat kneeling to right; below, dolphin to right. Rev. Rough quadripartite incuse square. Sheedy 48a (this coin, O32/R38). SNG Lockett 2619. Beautifully toned and exceptionally complete, a wonderful coin with a very impressive pedigree. About extremely fine.

From the collection of Sheik Saud al Thani, Numismatica Ars Classica 124, 23 June 2021, 254, ex Numismatica Genevensis VI, 30 November 2010, 77, from the Star Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica 48, 21 October 2008, 89, ex Sternberg XIX, 18 November 1987, 175, Leu 28, 5-6 May 1981, 120 and Hess-Leu 31, 6-7 December 1966, 375, and from the 1937 Paros Hoard (IGCH 13).
7500 CHF
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