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LOT 8291

Estimate
GBP (£) 80 - 100
EUR (€) 93 - 117
USD ($) 98 - 123

Price
£72 (EUR 84; USD 89) (+bp*)

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ANCIENT GREEK COINS - MYSIA - PERGAMON - SNAKES AR CISTOPHORIC TETRADRACHM
2ND CENTURY B.C.

Obv: cista mystica with half open lid and snake within ivy wreath with fruits. Rev: two snakes around bow case; ΠΕ to left and thyrsos entwined by a snake right. (12.59 grams.). Very fine.

PROVENANCE:
London art market, 2000s.
Property of an Essex gentleman.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Kleiner 22; cf. Pinder 103