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18 December 2022


Extremely rare orientation of the reverse

Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Lot 173

EUBOIA. Histiaia. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 14 mm, 2.20 g, 11 h). Head of the nymph Histiaia to right, her hair bound with a wreath of ivy leaves and berries. Rev. ΙΣΤΙΑΙΕΩΝ(?) Nymph seated to left on stern of galley, holding stylis in her right hand and resting her left on the deck; to left. Cf. BCD Euboia 434 (barbarous imitation). Extremely rare with the stern to left. Very fine.

From the B.L. collection, Switzerland.

Online bidding closes: 18 Dec 2022, 15:26:30 CET Current Date & Time: 23 Mar 2023, 08:17:12 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:700 CHF by roma_rep (8 bids)
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