nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 147
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Hammer Price:
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IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.56 g), c. early 470s. Bald and wreathed head of Silenos facing, with wide, open eyes, broad beard and long mustache; to left, seal swimming upwards. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 3. Bodenstedt 43 f/η (this coin). Traité I, pl. IV, 18). Nearly extremely fine.

From a Swiss collection, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 97, 12 December 2016, 293, Morton & Eden 59, 13 November 2012, 748, and Leu 13, 29-30 April 1975, 237 (sold then for 14,000 CHF).
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
20 Jan 2020 21:57:31 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
3800 CHF

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Lot 147
Estimate: 1250 CHF
IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 478-387 BC. Hekte (Electrum, 11 mm, 2.56 g), c. early 470s. Bald and wreathed head of Silenos facing, with wide, open eyes, broad beard and long mustache; to left, seal swimming upwards. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. BMC 3. Bodenstedt 43 f/η (this coin). Traité I, pl. IV, 18). Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Lot 148
Estimate: 3750 CHF
IONIA. Teos. Circa 510-500 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 11.63 g). Griffin, with open mouth, seated to right on an ornamental pedestal; his left forepaw raised. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Balcer 4a (this specimen, illustrated on pl. XI). SNG von Aulock 2251 (this coin). Rare. Attractively toned. Overstruck on a stater of Aegina, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Lot 149
Estimate: 16000 CHF
IONIA. Teos. Circa 470 BC. Stater (Silver, 23.3 mm, 11.80 g). Τ-Η-Ι-Ο-Ν Griffin with open jaws and his left foreleg raised, seated to right on ground line over an egg and dart frieze; to right, ivy leaf. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Balcer -. Extremely rare, unpublished save for its auction appearances and possibly unique. Most attractive, toned and with a finely centered obverse. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 18000 CHF
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