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Obolos 24

21 August 2022


Extremely Rare! Recently Re-Attributed to Chersonesos!

Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Lot 58

THRACE. Chersonesos. Circa 480-440 BC. Diobol (1/6 Stater) (Silver, 10.5 mm, 0.94 g, 1 h). Rider to right, holding reins with his right hand and two spears (?) with his left. Rev. Beardless male head to right, wearing alopekis headdress; in the field to left, ear of barley; all within a shallow incuse square. BMC 8 (as Potidaia in Macedonia). SNG Copenhagen 316 (as Potidaia in Macedonia). Van Alfen, Chersonese, 24-26 (but these dies unrecorded). An extremely rare type, once attributed to Potidaia, and with a most unusual portrait on the reverse. Obverse struck slightly off center, and with rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.

Online bidding closes: 21 Aug 2022, 14:29:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 23 Mar 2023, 09:45:57 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:180 CHF by uumucuumuc (7 bids)
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