Nomos
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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KYRENAICA, Kyrene. Circa 500-480 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 9mm, 2.12 g). Silphium fruit (seed pod?). Rev. Winged female figure standing facing within incuse square. BMC 24 = pl. IV, 18 and cf. BMC pl. IV, 6-8 ( drachms with this reverse type ). Extremely rare. Uncleaned as found, with deposits of horn silver and with a reverse struck from a very worn die, otherwise , very fine/very good.

From the Battos Collection.

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Price realized 500 CHF
Starting price 400 CHF
Estimate 500 CHF
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