KYRENAICA. Kyrene. Circa 322-313 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 8.61 g, 12 h), struck under the magistrate Polyanthes. ΚΥΡΑΝΑΙΟΝ Nike, holding goad in her right hand and the reins in both, driving quadriga moving slowly to the right. Rev. ΠΟΛΥΑΝΘΕΥΣ Zeus-Ammon standing facing, his head turned to the left, holding phiale in his right hand and long staff in his left; to left, thymiaterion. BMC 123 (same dies). Naville 134 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 1210. Very rare. Clear and attractive. Some minor marks and flat striking, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
From the Goekoop collection, Holland, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 54, 24 March 2010, 144.
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