Two Karystos Didrachms from BCD
|CNG 85, Lot: 340. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 235-200 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 7.15 g, 1h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Nike driving galloping biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; trident head below horses. Wallace, Tyrant
, group 1, Obv.I/Rev.2; BCD Euboia 574 (this coin); SNG Copenhagen -; Hunterian 2 (same dies). Good VF, toned. Very rare early type with Apollo obverse.
Ex BCD Collection (Lanz 111, 25 November 2002), lot 574.