Mygdones or Krestones. Circa 485-480 BC. Stater (Silver, 22 mm, 9.58 g). Goat kneeling to right, his head turned back to left; above, dotted rosette. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Asyut 150. Gulbenkian 390. HPM pl. III, 17. Kraay & Hirmer 380. Lorber, Goats, issue 4. Of vigorous archaic style. A spectacularly fine, toned example, beautifully struck in high relief. Extremely fine.
From a European collection, acquired the 1990s, ex Giessener Münzhandlung 60, 5 October 1992, 99.
|Price realized||16'000 CHF|
|Starting price||11'200 CHF|