TAURIC CHERSONESOS, Chersonesos.
|CNG 84, Lot: 518. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $10000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
25/4 BC – AD 134. AV Stater (18mm, 7.66 g, 6h). Dated CY 132 (AD 108). Diademed and draped bust left; scepter(?) before / Artemis advancing right, holding bow and arrow, preparing to cast spear; monogram to left, PΛ-B (date) across lower field, XEP[...] in exergue. Anokhin, Khersonesa
248-9 var. (date & ethnic); Zograph pl. XXXVII, 13-5 var. (same); SNG BM Black Sea -. VF, double struck. Extremely rare, fewer than 10 Chersonesos staters known for this period of coinage, none with this date.
From the Shonov Collection.