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nomos auction 20
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Auction 19
Estimate: 1750 CHF
CRETE. Kydonia. Circa 320-270 BC. Stater (Silver, 25.5 mm, 11.27 g, 11 h). Head of a nymph to right, her hair rolled and tied with a vine wreath, wearing an elaborate pendant earring. Rev. ΚΥΔΩΝ The archer Kydon standing to left, stringing his bow. Dewing 1995. Le Rider pl. IX, 18 (same dies). Pozzi 1972 (same dies). Svoronos 3, pl. IX, 3 (same obverse die). Very rare. With a fine obverse portrait based on the heads found on the staters of Lokris. Areas of striking flatness, various die breaks, otherwise, good very fine.
obolos webauction 15
april 2020
Obolos 14
Estimate: 300 CHF
EGYPT, Alexandria. Circa 2nd-3rd Century AD. Tessera (Lead, 20.5 mm, 2.96 g, 6 h). MEMΦIC (retrograde) Priest standing facing with his face turned to left presenting offerings to the statue of Apis . Rev. Nilus seated to right, holding reed and cornucopia; crowned by Alexandria standing left before him. Dattari-Savio 11614 (this piece). A fascinating tessera with interesting iconography. Extremely fine.
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