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Nomos 33

The Jonathan H. Kagan Collection

Zurich, 09 june 2024, 14:00 CEST

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Estimate: 100000 CHF
Hammer Price:  220000 CHF
Lot 1144

ISLANDS OFF THESSALY, Peparethos. Circa 500-480 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 17.02 g, 7 h). Grape bunch on vine with two leaves; all within a border of large dots. Rev. Nude youth (Staphylos?) riding dolphin to left across the field of a small incuse square. Babelon, Tarente, pl. III, 1 = Balcer, Peparethos 6a = HGC 6, 404 = Jameson 1109A = Kraay / Hirmer 445 = Traité II, 4, 761 and pl. CCCI. 11 (this coin). Beautiful and extremely rare, apparently the only example known. Toned and most impressive. Minor repair at the upper left on the obverse, somewhat porous and with possible traces of an uncertain undertype on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine / good very fine.

From the Collection of Jonathan H. Kagan, ex Leu Numismatics 54, 28 April 1992, 96, Sternberg XVI, 15 November 1985, 109, Bank Leu 28, 5 May 1981, 101, Hess-Leu 7, 16 April 1957, 201, from the collection of R. Jameson and Taranto Hoard of 1911 (IGCH 1874).

Online bidding closes: 9 Jun 2024, 09:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 19 Jul 2024, 08:27:19 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:220000 CHF

Pre-Bidding closes on 8 Juni 2024 at 9:00 CEST. Live bidding starts at 14:00 CET and is EXCLUSIVELY available on biddr. Separate registration is required.

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