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LOT 8127

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 460 - 700
USD ($) 490 - 740

Price
£400 (EUR 465; USD 491) (+bp*)

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ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MYSIA - KYZIKOS - APOLLO AR TETRADRACHM
3RD CENTURY B.C.

Obv: head of Kore Soteira left, wearing wreath of corn and with her hair in a veiled sphendone. Rev: KYZI with Apollo, naked but for chlamys draped from his waist, seated left on omphalos, holding patera in right hand and resting left arm on a large lyre at his side; unclear symbol in left field. (13.03 grams.). Very fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Type Von Fritze II 28-32; SNG France 417.