obolos 14
15. December 2019
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Lot 210
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
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IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 600-560 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.57 g). Female head to left, with a narrow hair band (?), long flowing hair, and an annular earring; behind, seal swimming downwards. Rev. Irregular incuse square. Bodenstedt –. Same dies as Numismatica Ars Classica 92 part 1, 23 May 2016, 216 and 'Prospero', The New York Sale XXVI, 4 January 2012, 520. Very rare. Of very attractive archaic style. Obverse struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, extremely fine.



Coins of this type were unknown to Bodenstedt: including this piece there seem to be four known, all from a single reverse punch linked to two very similar obverses.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
15 Dec 2019 17:45:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
20 Jan 2020 22:44:04 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
800 CHF by electrumguy (Bids: 4)

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Lot 210
Starting Price: 500 CHF
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 600-560 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10 mm, 2.57 g). Female head to left, with a narrow hair band (?), long flowing hair, and an annular earring; behind, seal swimming downwards. Rev. Irregular incuse square. Bodenstedt –. Same dies as Numismatica Ars Classica 92 part 1, 23 May 2016, 216 and 'Prospero', The New York Sale XXVI, 4 January 2012, 520. Very rare. Of very attractive archaic style. Obverse struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Lot 211
Starting Price: 50 CHF
IONIA. Phokaia. c. 521-478 BC. Triobol (Silver, 11 mm, 1.55 g). Head of a griffin to left, with pointed ears and open jaws. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square with irregular surfaces. SNG Kayhan 514-516. SNG von Aulock 2116 ff. A bold, attractive and well-centered example, nicely toned. Slightly porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Lot 212
Starting Price: 200 CHF
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 387-326 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 10.5 mm, 2.53 g). Head of female to left, her hair rolled and tied at forehead in a "star"; to lower right, small seal swimming to left. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Bodenstedt 106 (from not recorded dies). Boston MFA 1931. SNG von Aulock 7953. Same obverse die as CNG e369 (2016), 156. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
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