Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
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EUBOIA, Eretria, silver drachm, (c.510-490 B.C.), (Sear), and (500-465 B.C.), (BCD), (4.17 g), BMC 28 variant (p.122, cf.PL.XXIII, 6 different dies), Traite 1074 (Pl.XXXII,5 Same Dies), McClean 5701 (Pl.205, 3 Same Dies), Naville-Ars Classica Sale XII, 18-23.10.1926 lot 1394 (THIS COIN), BCD Collection No.318 (THIS COIN), cf.Sear 1823 (p.181, 650), obv. cow standing to left, head turned back, scratching itself with right hind-hoof, uncertain below, rev. sepia or octapus within incuse square, (cf.S.1823 [p.18], BMC 28 variant [p.122, cf.PL.XXIII, 6 different dies], Traite 1074 [Pl.XXXII,5 Same Dies], McClean 5701 [Pl.205, 3 Same Dies], Naville-Ars Classica Sale XII, 18-23.10.1926 lot 1394 [This Coin], BCD Collection No.318 [This Coin], HGC 4, 1508 [R]), Toned, good very fine and very rare.
Ex BCD collection, Numismatik Lanz Munchen, Sale 111 November 25, 2002 (lot 318) and previously from the Naville Ars Classica Sale XII, sold on 18-23 October 1926 (lot 1394, it realised 34 SFr.), and subsequently in Sotheby's Auction, November 21, 1985 (lot 103).
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EUBOIA, Eretria, silver drachm, (c.510-490 B.C.), (Sear), and (500-465 B.C.), (BCD), (4.17 g), BMC 28 ...