obolos 20
3 October 2021
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Lot 81
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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LESBOS. Methymna. Circa 450/40-406/379 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.45 g, 10 h), Samian standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet, decorated with tendrils on the bowl. Rev. M-A-Θ Kantharos within a circular linear border. Franke 19. HGC 6, 904. Deeply toned. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex Münzen Auction Essen 81, May 2001, 74.
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Lot 81
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LESBOS. Methymna. Circa 450/40-406/379 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.45 g, 10 h), Samian standard. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet, decorated with tendrils on the bowl. Rev. M-A-Θ Kantharos within a circular linear border. Franke 19. HGC 6, 904. Deeply toned. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Lot 82
Starting Price: 75 CHF
LESBOS. Methymna. Circa 350/30-250/40 BC. Triobol or Hemidrachm (Silver, 14 mm, 2.59 g, 6 h). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΜΑ-ΘΥ Kantharos; above, monogram of EK; all within double linear square border. Franke 15. HGC 6, 906. Toned. Porous, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Lot 83
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LESBOS. Methymna. Circa 350/30-250/40 BC. Obol (Silver, 8 mm, 0.36 g, 10 h), Samian standard. Facing head of Silenos. Rev. Tortoise within circular border; all within a round incuse. Franke 18b. HGC 6, 901. Rough surfaces as found, but toned and with a remarkably fine facing head of Silenos. A beautifully designed coin. Very fine.
Current Bid: 85 CHF
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