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24. May 2020
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Lot 195
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
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AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.41 g, 2 h). Pegasus with straight wings flying to right; below, Λ. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, kerykeion; behind neck, Λ. BCD Akarnania 221. Calciati 93. Well-centered. Very fine.

From a collection formed in the Ticino prior to 2000.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 16:37:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
10 Jul 2020 18:49:53 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
420 CHF by huobo (Bids: 6)

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Lot 195
Starting Price: 200 CHF
AKARNANIA. Leukas. Circa 350-320 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 8.41 g, 2 h). Pegasus with straight wings flying to right; below, Λ. Rev. Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, kerykeion; behind neck, Λ. BCD Akarnania 221. Calciati 93. Well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Lot 196
Starting Price: 40 CHF
AKARNANIA, Federal Coinage (Akarnanian Confederacy). Leukas. 3rd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.92 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind neck, eagle standing to right, his head turned back to left; below truncation, API. Rev. Head of river-god Achelӧos to right; behind, monogram of APK; above, trident to right. BCD Akarnania 32. BMC 15. HGC 4, 899. SNG Copenhagen 421. Scarce. Light green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Lot 197
Starting Price: 250 CHF
AKARNANIA. Stratos. Circa 425-380 BC. Diobol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.99 g, 1 h), probably c. 400/390 BC. Bearded facing head of the androkephalic, horned, river-god Acheloos. Rev. Κ-Α-Λ Head of the nymph Kallirhoe to right, her hair bound up at the back; all within an incuse square. Cf. BCD Akarnania 8-9 and 355-360 for the basic type. For an example struck from the same obverse die, but from a different reverse die, and wrongly attributed to Larissa, see BCD Thessaly I, 1121. The second known example, of excellent later Classical style. Porous and with remains of corrosion, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
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