ISLANDS off CARIA, Karpathos. Poseidion.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1247. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $15000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 500 BC. AR Stater (20mm, 13.60 g). Two large dolphins, the top to left, bottom to right, above small dolphin right; floral ornament in upper corners; all within pelleted and linear square / Incuse square bisected by thick line. Cahn, Poseidion
, pl. II, 5 (same obv. die, but after inscription added to obv.); Hirsch 1545 (same rev. punch); SNG Keckman 283 var. (inscription on obv.); SNG von Aulock 2743; SNG Copenhagen –; Weber 6618; Jameson 1542; HGC 6, 1352. Good VF, toned, some find patina, slight roughness. Rare.