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17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 65
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Hammer Price:
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KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 21 mm, 8.44 g, 12 h), struck posthoumously, Kallatis, circa 150-125. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident to left; above Athena's right arm, NOY; on throne, KAΛ. Gerasimov, SCN 6 (1975), pp. 25-26. Müller -. SNG Berry 453 (same obverse die). Thompson -. Very rare, with only about 10 examples known. Powerfully struck. Flan slightly bent on the edge in striking, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, bought from Münzhandlung Athena in Summer 1986.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
27 May 2020 16:23:36 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
3200 CHF

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Lot 65
Estimate: 2500 CHF
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 21 mm, 8.44 g, 12 h), struck posthoumously, Kallatis, circa 150-125. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident to left; above Athena's right arm, NOY; on throne, KAΛ. Gerasimov, SCN 6 (1975), pp. 25-26. Müller -. SNG Berry 453 (same obverse die). Thompson -. Very rare, with only about 10 examples known. Powerfully struck. Flan slightly bent on the edge in striking, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Lot 66
Estimate: 12500 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Derrones. Circa 480-465 BC. Dodekadrachm (Silver, 36 mm, 39.22 g). Male driver, wearing petasos and robes, seated to right on a throne-like chair mounted on a two-wheeled ox-cart, holding the reins in his left hand and a curious goad in his raised right; above, crested Corinthian helmet to right; below oxen, elaborate disc. Rev. Triskeles to right on plain field. Apparently unpublished save for its previous auction appearance. An impressive, strong and bold coin, toned and a wild, primitive vigor. Some metal faults, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 17000 CHF
Lot 67
Estimate: 2500 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 485-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 21 mm, 9.32 g). Goat kneeling to right, his head turned back to left; above, dotted rosette. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Asyut 150. Gulbenkian 390. HPM pl. III, 17. Kraay & Hirmer 380. Lorber, Goats, issue 4. Of vigorous archaic style. Nicely struck in high relief. Minor striking cracks on the edge, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
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