Ancient Coins (9 April 2008)

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Date of Auction: 9th April 2008


Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Philistia, Uncertain issuing authority, Obol, 5th-4th century, triple-turreted city wall with crouching lion in foreground, wave in exergue, rev. rider with whip holding rein of prancing horse behind, all within incuse square, 0.58g/6h (Gitler-Tal, XV.3.O). Very fine and extremely rare, only six specimens believed known (£800-1,000)