|CNG 84, Lot: 628. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 600-550 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (11mm, 2.41 g). Lion reclining left, head reverted, within rectangular frame / Two square punches without designs. Weidauer 129; SNG Kayhan -; SNG Copenhagen -; Rosen Sale 275. Good VF. Very rare denomination, unpublished without designs in incuses.
The earliest example of this denomination; not only are the incuses devoid of any designs, the style of the obverse is more “archaic” in appearance.