CYPRUS. Paphos. Onasioikos, circa 450-440 BC. Stater (Silver, 21.5 mm, 11.09 g, 10 h). Bull standing to left on line of pellets above a line of bead and reel decoration; above, winged solar disk; to left, ankh; dotted border. Rev. 𐠙𐠃 𐠪𐠞 (= pa-si /o-na, 'King Onasioikos' in Cypriote syllabary) Eagle standing left; to left, ankh; all within dotted border within incuse square. BMC -. Gulbenkian 809 = Jameson 2604. Extremely rare, one of half a dozen known examples. With a sharp and most attractive reverse. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF