Very Rare Apollonia Tetradrachm
THRACE, Apollonia Pontika.
|CNG 85, Lot: 216. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Late 5th-4th centuries BC. AR Tetradrachm (21mm, 17.06 g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo left / Upright anchor; A and crayfish flanking, [...](Λ or M)OXO[...] to left; all within shallow incuse square. Cf. Topalov, Apollonia
9.2 = Mouchmov 3142 (magistrate [..]IMOXOY); cf. Topalov, Apollonia
26.1, and 26.2 = Traité IV 1622, pl. CCCLI, 6 (magistrate ΦIΛOXOΣ); otherwise unpublished. Good VF, toned, a couple tiny die breaks on obverse. Very rare.
Ex Künker 136 (10 March 2008), lot 509.