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9 October 2015
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
A clear and sharp Tetradrachm of Kammaskires V
Lot 133
KINGS of ELYMAIS. Kamnaskires V, c. 54/3-33/2 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26mm, 12.78 g 12), Seleukeia-on-the-Hedyphon (modern Kirkuk), year 207(?) = 36/5. Diademed and draped bust of Kamnaskires to left, with long beard; behind head, star above anchor. Rev. BACIΛEΩC KAMNAIKIPOY TOY HΓ AIIΛEΩC KAMNAIKIPOY Diademed, draped and bearded bust to left; to left, Π. Van’t Haaff Type 9.1, 5A-5B var. (below inscription, [Z]OΣ = 277. A very bold and attractive example, very well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 135
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Antimachos I, c. 180-165 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 4.20 g 12), Pushkalavati. Diademed and draped bust of Antimachos to right, wearing flat topped kausia. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΘΕΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΜΑΧΟΥ Poseidon, nude to the waist, standing facing, holding long trident in his right hand and filleted palm branch in his left; to right, monogram of ΝΟ. Bopearachchi Série 2B. Mitchiner 125a. Rare. With a portrait of fine style, struck in high relief. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1760 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF