Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

  PrevNext  

Lot 4353    SESSION 16 (9.30AM FRIDAY 2ND AUGUST)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $250
SOLD $280

ATTICA, Islands off, Aegina, (Aigina), (500-480 B.C.), silver stater, (12.18 g), obv. smoothed shell sea turtle without row of dots down dorsal spine, with bankers mark of a three leaf plant in centre of turtle, rev. 'incuse five sunken segments', [intentionally cut into the die], (S.1851, Asyut Group IIIa "thin collar", cf.438-465, SNG Delepierre 1629). Well centred, otherwise fine - very fine, worn obverse die.

Asyut hoard suggests the chronology to be 500/490-480 B.C.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 22% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

Quick find

View a lot by number and sale.

Adjacent lots

  • Lot 4351  

    ATTICA, Athens, (c.449-413 B.C.), silver drachm, (4.25 g), obv. head of Athena to right, wearing ...

    Estimate $6,000

  • Lot 4352  

    ATTICA, Athens, silver tetradrachm, 162-161 B.C., (17.08 g) Thompson 406j (same dies), obv. head of ...

    Estimate $1,500

  • Lot 4353   This lot

    ATTICA, Islands off, Aegina, (Aigina), (500-480 B.C.), silver stater, (12.18 g), obv. smoothed shell sea ...

    Estimate $250

  • Lot 4354  

    PONTOS, Amisos, (c.400-350 B.C.), silver drachm, (5.49 g), obv. head of Hera to left, wearing ...

    Estimate $100

  • Lot 4355  

    MYSIA, Pergamon, (c.104-98 B.C.), silver cistophoric tetradrachm, (12.14 g), obv. cista mystica containing serpent, all ...

    Estimate $80