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Lot 70
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Orreskioi. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.99 g). Bearded centaur in the ‘running-kneeling’ posture to right, his head turned back to left to look at a kantharos held in his right hand. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. AMNG III, p. 134, 6 and pl. XXVI, 3. Same reverse die as Nomos 6, 38. Extremely rare; toned. Obverse slightly off center. Good very fine.



A centaur was a favorite type of the Orreskioi, a tribe, which was spread over a considerable area within Macedonia and Thrace: thus, this piece, which is certainly from that area, has been ascribed to them.

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Closing Date & Time: 08 Dec 2018 16:35:00 CET
Current Date & Time: 10 Dec 2018 10:41:30 CET
Remaining Time: Closed
Hammer Price: 200 CHF by mac4 (Bids: 5)

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Lot 70
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN TRIBES, Orreskioi. Circa 500-480 BC. Obol (Silver, 9.5 mm, 0.99 g). Bearded centaur in the ‘running-kneeling’ posture to righ ...

Lot 71
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Uncertain. 480-450 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 6.5 mm, 0.25 g). Monkey squatting to left. Rev. Round shield w ...

Lot 72
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
THRACO-MACEDONIAN REGION. Uncertain. Circa 480-450. Tetartemorion (Silver, 5.5 mm, 0.24 g), occasionally attributed to Alexander I of Ma ...