CYPRUS. Salamis. Nikodamos, circa 460-450 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 11.20 g, 3 h), with the name of Nikodamos's father Evelthon on the obverse. 𐠐𐠰𐠰[𐠩]-𐠳𐠄𐠁 ( = e-u-we / [le]-to-to-se 'of Evelthon', in Cypriote syllabary) Ram recumbent to left. Rev. 𐠗𐠭𐠍𐠛 ( = ni-ko-da-mo, 'Nikodamos', in Cypriote syllabary) Ankh, enclosing letter 𐠞 ( = pa, the initial letter of pa-si-le-wo-se, 'king', in Cypriote syllabary). Masson & Amandry p. 33, A and pl. II, 3 = H. A. Troxell and W. F. Spengler, A Hoard of Early Greek Coins from Afghanistan, ANSMN 15, 1969, 17. Very rare. Clear and well-struck. Struck from slightly worn dies with some die rust on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF