Islands off Ionia, Samos
Drachm circa 310-300, AR 4.73 g. Lion's head facing. Rev. ΣΑΜΙΩΝ Forepart of bull r.; in l. field, crater, below, trident and in r. field, wreath. BMC –. Jameson 1532 (these dies). SNG Lockett 2875 (this coin). Barron 18b (this coin).
In exceptional condition for the issue. Perfectly struck and centred on a
full flan, wonderful old cabinet tone and good extremely fine
Ex Naville IV, 1922, Alexandre Michailovitch and Evans, 876; Glendining 21 February 1966, Lockett part IV, 2352; Glendining 10 December, 1966, Knoepke, 293; Leu 81, 2001, 284 and NGSA 6, 2011, 94 sales.
|Price realized||8'500 CHF|
|Starting price||4'000 CHF|