Nomos, Auction 11

Celtic, greek, roman, byzantine coins, lead seals and weights, and silver coi...

Fr, 09.10.2015, from 10:00 AM CEST
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PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. Uncertain satraps of Babylon, c. 328-311 BC. Double Daric (Gold, 18mm, 16.64 g). Persian king, wearing kidaris and kandys, in the kneeling/running stance to right, with a quiver over his shoulders, and holding a short spear in his right hand and a bow in his left; behind to left, ΦΙ. Rev. Wavy-patterned oblong punch. Nicolet-Pierre 6. Sunrise 158 ( this coin ). Very rare. An unusually well struck and attractive example, lightly toned. Good very fine.

From the Sunrise Collection, ex Bank Leu 48, 10 May 1989, 263, Hess-Leu 31, 6 December 1966, 555 and Ars Classica XVI, 3 July 1933, 1459.

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Price realized 32'000 CHF
Starting price 24'000 CHF
Estimate 30'000 CHF
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