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Lot 3057    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $100
SOLD $120

CILICIA, Aegae, (120-83/77 B.C.), AE 22, (7.32 g), obv. veiled and turreted bust to right of Tyche city goddess, border of dots, rev. bridled horse's head to left, monogram HAP to right, above **AIGEAIWN/ THS IERAS/KAI /[A]UTONOMOU*, (S.5515, Weber Collection 7496 [This Coin, p.618, Pl.269], BMC 2 [p.20, Pl.III, 20], H.Bloesch "Hellenistic Coins of Aegeae" ANS Museum Notes 27 No.127 [This Coin], SNG Von Aulock 5445). Black patina, very fine, rare.

Ex A. Laurie Collection and previously from the Sir Hermann Weber Collection and published by Spink & Son, 1922 "The Weber Collection", illustrated (No.7496), stated in catalogue as acquired in Constantinople in 1897, then sold to Virgil Brand c.1923 who passed it to his niece Jane Brand Allen, sold Sotheby's London October 25, 1984 (lot 331 part), initially acquired in Noble Numismatics Sale 59 (lot 1905).

Bloesch only records 8 other coins, all are in public collections, of this type.

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