Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich
Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, Auction 116

A highly important collection of Greek coins

Tu, 01.10.2019, from 02:30 PM CEST
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Description

Kings of Thrace. Lysimachus, 323 – 281
Tetradrachm, Lampsacus circa 297-281, AR 16.97 g. Diademed head of deified Alexander r., with the horn of Ammon. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ – ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena enthroned l., holding Nike and spear in r. hand and resting l. elbow on shield decorated with lion's head; in inner field l., monogram and in exergue, crescent to l. SNG Lockett 1429. Dewing 1350. Thompson, Essays Robinson, 49.
A wonderful portrait of masterly style struck on a very large flan.
Lovely light iridescent tone and good extremely fine

Ex CNG mail bid 78, 2008, 295 and Gemini VII, 2011, 310 sales. From the Dr. Patrick Tan collection.

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Price realized 8'000 CHF
Starting price 4'800 CHF
Estimate 6'000 CHF
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