|CNG 84, Lot: 142. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 250-240 BC. AV Stater (18mm, 8.52 g, 6h). In the name and types of Lysimachos. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, spear behind; monogram to inner left. Cf. Marinescu issue 39 (tetradrachms); cf. Seyrig, Monnaies
, pl. 23, 4; cf. Gorny & Mosch 147, lot 1304 (same obv. die); otherwise unpublished. EF, underlying luster.
From the Patrick H.C. Tan Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 118 (15 October 2002), lot 1193.
A handful of these staters have appeared on the market over the last decade, adding staters to this issue previously only known for tetradrachms. The obverse die of this coin is linked to other issues at Byzantion: issue 30 (cf. Lanz 146, lot 79), issue 32 (cf. Gorny & Mosch 176, lot 1143), and issue 38 (cf. Gorny & Mosch 147, lot 1304).