Auction 14


Lot 88 Bookmark

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6'500 CHF
Starting price:
5'200 CHF

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Description

MACEDON, Akanthos. Circa 500-480 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 16.98 g). Lion to left, attacking bull kneeling to right, head lifted and turned back to left; in exergue, flower Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Cf. BMFA 516 and SNG ANS 4. Lightly toned and well-struck in high relief. Extremely fine.

From the Stoecklin Collection, bought from Münzen und Medaillen in Basel, and very probably from the Hierissos Hoard of 1934 (IGCH 357).
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