Estimate: 400 CHF
ISLANDS OFF IONIA, Samos. Circa 477/6-461/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 13.05 g, 5 h), Samian standard. Lion’s scalp facing. Rev. [Σ]Α Forepart of an ox to right; above, Corinthian helmet. Barron 18 (A12/P18). BMC 34-35 (same dies). HGC 6, 1186. A very rare early Classical stater of Samos, well-struck and lightly toned. Struck on an oval flan, otherwise, nearly very fine.