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17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 71
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Hammer Price:
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MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 421-420 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 16 mm, 2.38 g, 1 h), Olynthos. Ο-Λ-Υ-Ν-Θ Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ-ΚΙ-ΔΕ-ΩΝ Kithara with seven strings; all within a shallow incuse square. Robinson & Clement Group D, 38 (A32/P23, same dies). Traité pl. CCCXIII, 10. Extremely rare, especially with the mint name on the obverse; a splendid toned example, attractively centered and engraved in an outstanding, full-blown Classical style of the highest artistic value. Extremely fine.

From a Swiss collection, ex Peus 366, 29 October 2000, 110.

Apparently two examples of this extremely rare tetrobol turned up in 2000: this piece in October and, earlier in June, a very much inferior example (= CNG 54, 14 June 2000, lot 439 - later in Roma 5, 23 March 2013, lot 223).
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
18 Feb 2020 13:44:22 CET
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Hammer Price:
4750 CHF

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Lot 71
Estimate: 1500 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 421-420 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 16 mm, 2.38 g, 1 h), Olynthos. Ο-Λ-Υ-Ν-Θ Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ-ΚΙ-ΔΕ-ΩΝ Kithara with seven strings; all within a shallow incuse square. Robinson & Clement Group D, 38 (A32/P23, same dies). Traité pl. CCCXIII, 10. Extremely rare, especially with the mint name on the obverse; a splendid toned example, attractively centered and engraved in an outstanding, full-blown Classical style of the highest artistic value. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4750 CHF
Lot 72
Estimate: 4500 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 395-392 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 14.04 g, 3 h), Olynthos, De.... Laureate head of Apollo to left, his hair falling down the back of his neck. Rev. ΧΑΛΚΙΔΕΩΝ Kithara with seven strings; on the base, ∆ -E (worn in the die). Robinson & Clement Group L. SNG ANS - (but stylistically close to 479-480). With an elegant head of Apollo coupled with a kithara in high relief. Attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Lot 73
Estimate: 125000 CHF
MACEDON, Chalkidian League. Circa 352-350 BC. Stater (Gold, 16 mm, 8.47 g, 6 h), Olynthos, Eudoridas. Laureate head of Apollo to right, his hair falling down the back of his neck. Rev. Χ-Α-Λ / ΚΙΔ - ΕΩΝ Kithara with five strings; below, ΕΠΙ ΕΥΔΟΡΙΔΑ. Robinson & Clement Group W, IV (A IV/P IV). Extremely rare. Splendid, very well-struck and with a head of Apollo of great elegance and charm. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100000 CHF
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