Ancient Coins (27 September 2011)

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Date of Auction: 27th September 2011

Sold for £65,000

Estimate: £20,000 - £25,000

Greek coinage, Mysia, Kyzikos, Elektrum Stater c. 410, Persian archer seated right, rev. incuse square, 15.95g (Von Fritze 116, pl. 5, 14; Traité II 2639 pl. 174, 14; Regling, Prinkipo, 32). Very fine, fourth known example, extremely rare £20,000-25,000

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Provenance: Kunstfreund collection, Leu sale 57, 1993, 98; Leu - Münzen und Medaillen sale 28 May (1974) 209, and Ars Classica sale 16 (1933) 1351